Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, II

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Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, II

Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
Death: November 10, 1820 (32)
Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
Place of Burial: Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick Frelinghuysen, U.S. Senator and Gertrude Frelinghuysen
Husband of Jane Frelinghuysen
Father of Gertrude Ann Frelinghuysen; Dumont Frelinghuysen; Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State; Susan D. Frelinghuysen and Maria Louisa Frelinghuysen
Brother of Brig. General John Frederick Frelinghuysen; Theodore Frelinghuysen, U.S. Senator and Maria Cornell
Half brother of Sarah Frelinghuysen; Ann Frelinghuysen and Elizabeth Yard Elmendorf (Frelinghuysen)

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About Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, II

After Frederick died, his son was adopted by his brother, Theodore.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Frelinghuysen_(1788%E2%80%931820)

Frederick Frelinghuysen (November 7, 1788 – November 10, 1820) was a New Jersey attorney.


Biography


Frederick Frelinghuysen was born in 1788 in New Jersey to Major General Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753–1804) and Gertrude Schenck (1752-1794). His sibling was Theodore Frelinghuysen (1787-1862).


He attended Princeton University. After receiving a law degree, he married Mary Dumont or Jane Dumont. She was the daughter of Peter Baptist Dumont (1760-?) and Susanna Van Middleswart of Hillsborough, New Jersey. Together they had the following children:

Dumont Frelinghuysen (1816-?) who married Martina Vanderveer
Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (1817-1885) who married Matilda Elizabeth Griswold
Maria Frelinghuysen (1819-1890) who married John C. Elmendorf (1814-1889).

He was buried with his father at the Weston Burying Ground in Manville, New Jersey. His horizontal tombstone reads:

Sacred to the memory of Frederick Frelinghuysen, Esq. Who died on the 10th day of November, 1820 A.D., aged 33 years. He was called from time in the strength of his days: yet he had lived to good purpose. After receiving the honours of a Graduate in the College of Nassau Hall, he entered upon the study and practise of the law. and soon attained to an elevated place in public esteem and confidence. His intercourse with the world seemed always to be animated by that heavenly principle, which seeketh not her own. He was a friend to the poor and manifested to a life of constant and liberal charities that the children of affliction held a strong claim upon his sympathy and benevolence. In all the social relation he was the delight and ornament of his friends and ... with his memory be precious to them. His mind was early imbued with a solemn sense of religious truth which exhibited its salutary influence in his private and public character. Few entertained a deeper reverence for the principles of the Gospels of Christ. He loved the gates of Zion. As death approached the beams of the Sun of Righteousness shone upon his soul and his and his faith triumphed in the security of the everlasting covenant. He has left the savour of a good name.

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Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, II's Timeline

1788
November 7, 1788
Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1813
June 16, 1813
Age 24
Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1814
September 20, 1814
Age 25
Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1816
February 8, 1816
Age 27
Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1817
August 4, 1817
Age 28
Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1819
March 8, 1819
Age 30
Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1820
November 10, 1820
Age 32
Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
November 10, 1820
Age 32
Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States