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Brevet Captain Edmund Disney Thomas


Original Member, admitted 1783

Brevet Captain Edmund Thomas

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Private and Cadet in the 3rd Regiment NJ Line Jan to Jul 1776. Ensign 19 Jul 1776 to 20 Nov 1776. Ensign again 24 Nov 1776. 1st Lieutenant 11 Nov 1777. Transferred to the 2nd Regiment NJ Line 1 Jan 1781. Retained in and last served in Cumming’s New Jersey Continental Battalion from Apr 1783. Brevet Captain 30 Sep 1783. Served to 3 Nov 1783. Born circa 1760. Place of birth unknown. Died 15 Oct 1816 age 56 years. Probably in Elizabeth, NJ. Son of Edward and Mary. Buried in Elizabeth, NJ. [Sources: M; H; (66); (98); (C); Find A Grave Memorial.]