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First Lieutenant Chillion Ford


Original Member, admitted 1783

First Lieutenant Chillion Ford

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment Continental Artillery 1 Feb 1777. Regimental Adjutant 25 May 1778. Regimental Quartermaster 1 Aug 1779. 1st Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment Continental Artillery 1 Oct 1780. Served to Jun 1783. Born in Morristown, NJ on 26 Dec 1757 and died in Rockaway, NJ on 21 Oct 1800. Colonel in the Morris County, NJ Militia. Married Harriet Hannah Johnes on 4 Dec 1793. [Sources: M; H; (66); (98); (C); Rootsweb’s World Connect project; edit by James W. Ford, Jr.]


Chillion Ford is currently unrepresented in the Society of the Cincinnati. Eligible descendants are encouraged to make inquiry regarding membership.

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