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Elderkin, Jedediah, 1718-1793

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1718 - 1793

Jedediah Elderkin was born on August 18, 1718 in Norwich, Connecticut. He was a lawyer in Windham and a member of the General Assembly of Connecticut for 17 years. During the Revolutionary War he served on the Governor's Safety Committee. At the March Session of the General Assembly (1775) Jedediah was commissioned Colonel of the 5th regiment of Connecticut Militia. Elderkin died on March 3, 1793.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jedediah Elderkin receipt

Mss 755272.3
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 755272.3
Scope and Contents Receipt from Jedediah Elderkin to Captain Nathaniel Cashmon for 28 pounds.