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Major John Hollinshead


Original Member, admitted 1787

Major John Hollinshead

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as 1st Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment New Jersey Line on 28 Oct 1775. 1st Lieutenant 29 Nov 1776. Captain on 5 Feb 1779. Major of the 3rd Regiment New Jersey on 4 Aug 1779. Transferred to the 2nd New Jersey on 1 Jan 1781. Resigned from service on 27 Nov 1781. Born 28 Jun 1748 and died in Jun 1798. Place of birth and death unknown. Sheriff of Burlington County, NJ. [Sources: M; H; (66); (98); (C).]


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