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Major John Burrowes


Original Member, admitted 1783

Major John Burrowes

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Captain in Forman’s NJ Regiment in 1776. Captain in Forman’s Continental Regiment 1 Jan 1777. Transferred to Spencer’s Additional Continental Regiment 22 Apr 1779. Major 22 Jun 1779. Served in Sullivan’s expedition against the Indians in 1779. Retired from service 1 Jan 1781. Date and place of birth unknown. Died in 1810 in Amwell, NJ. Sheriff of Monmouth County, NJ. [Sources: M; H; (66); (98); (C); Rootsweb’s World Connect Project.]