Colonel John Beatty (Continental Army)

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John Beatty

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Neshaminy, PA
Death: May 31, 1826 (76)
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Charles C. Beatty, Sr. and Ann Beatty
Father of Robert Beattie and William Beattie
Brother of Col. Erkuries "Arky" Beatty; Dr. Reading Beatty; Ann Reading Beatty; Mary Green; Christiana Beatty and 5 others

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About Colonel John Beatty (Continental Army)

John Beatty was an American physician and statesman from Princeton, New Jersey.


Born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, he rose to the rank of major in the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was captured at the surrender of Fort Washington on 16 November 1776. After his exchange, he was appointed Commissary General for Prisoners with the rank of colonel. By the end of the war he had become a resident of New Jersey, serving as a member of the New Jersey Legislative Council (now the New Jersey Senate) from 1781 to 1783 and delegate from that state to the Continental Congress in 1784 and 1785. He was the speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1789 to 1790, and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Third Congress from 1793 to 1795. He later served as Secretary of State of New Jersey from 1795 to 1805.

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Colonel John Beatty (Continental Army)'s Timeline

1749
December 10, 1749
Neshaminy, PA
1787
1787
Age 37
Washington County, Virginia, United States
1826
May 31, 1826
Age 76
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
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