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Colonel Oliver Spencer


Original Member, admitted 1783

Colonel Oliver Spencer

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Major in the 1st Regiment Essex County, NJ Militia 23 Feb 1776. Lt. Colonel 28 Nov 1776. Lt. Colonel of Ford’s Battalion NJ State Troops 27 Nov 1776. Colonel 3 Feb 1777. Colonel in Spencer’s Additional Continental Regiment 15 Jan 1777. Retired from service 1 Jan 1781. Born in East Haddam, CT on 6 Oct 1736 an died in Colombia, OH on 21 Jan 1811. Probate Judge in Ohio. Married Anna Ogden on 22 Jan 1758. [Sources: M; H; (66); (98); (C). Pic: Dayton Art Institute, painting by Archibald Robertson c1798.]