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Surgeon’s Mate Moses Gale Elmer


Original Member, admitted 1788

Surgeon’s Mate Moses Elmer

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Surgeon’s Mate in the 3rd Regiment NJ Line 21 Aug 1778. Transferred to the 2nd Regiment NJ Line 1 Jan 1781. Retained in Cumming’s NJ Continental Battalion in Apr 1783. Served till 3 Nov 1783. Born on 26 Sep 1757. Place of birth unknown. Died 31 May 1835 in New Providence, NJ. Practiced medicine in New Providence, NJ. Married Chloe Meeker in 1792. [Sources: M; H; (66); Find A Grave Memorial.]


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

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Successors

William Henry Elmer
Grandson
(1847 — 1892)
Admitted 1885