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Surgeon John Riker


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Surgeon John Riker

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Surgeon in the 4th Regiment New Jersey Line 23 Nov 1776. Taken prisoner for a time. Retired from service 26 Sep 1780. Born in 1738 and died on 7 Sep 1794. Buried in Astoria, NY. Student at Princeton. Member of the Medical Society of New Jersey 1768. Married Susannah Fish in 1771. [Sources: M; H; (98); Find A Grave Memorial.]


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