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Jacob Arnold

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About Jacob Arnold

Militia Veteran. He served as county sheriff for three terms and served as a Captain in the Morris Militia Light Horse during the American Revolution. In 1777 Arnold's Tavern served as headquarters for the Continental Army from January until May, following the army's withdraw from Princeton and Trenton. General Washington and his wife took rooms in the tavern. The Continental Army returned to Morristown in December 1779 and again encamped there. Arnold's Tavern played host to General Nathanael Greene and his wife who gave birth in the Tavern. Arnold married Elizabeth Tuthill October 1, 1770. He married a second time December 26, 1807 to Sarah Nixon. He fathered seventeen children. (from Findagrave)


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Jacob Arnold's Timeline

December 14, 1749
March 1, 1827
Age 77