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Henry Wynkoop

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania
Death: October 24, 1812 (75)
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas Wynkoop and Annetje Knipers Wynkoop
Husband of Sarah Wynkoop; Maria Wynkoop and Susanna Wynkoop
Father of Susanna Lefferts; Christina Beatty; Margaretta Lombaert; Nicholas Wynkoop; John Wanshaer Wynkoop and 4 others
Brother of Hilletje Debois; Helena Wynkoop and Eleanor DuBois

Occupation: Judge, Colonel / Judge / Member 1st Cont Congress
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About Henry Wynkoop, US Congress


Henry Wynkoop (March 2, 1737 – March 25, 1816) was a member of the Continental Congress (from 1779) and later a United States Representative for the state of Pennsylvania during the First United States Congress, 1789 to 1791.

Prior to his term as a representative, he served as a Justice on the Court of Common Pleas and the orphan's court in Kingston, Pennsylvania from 1780 to 1789. After his term in Congress, he was appointed as an Associate Judge in Bucks County, as which he served until his death in that county on March 25, 1816; he was interred in the graveyard of the Low Dutch Reformed Church, Richboro, Pennsylvania.

of Doylestown, Pennsylvania

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Henry Wynkoop, US Congress's Timeline

March 2, 1737
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania
August 18, 1763
Age 26
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
January 22, 1768
Age 30
March 25, 1770
Age 33
Maryland, United States
July 11, 1774
Age 37
June 21, 1776
Age 39
April 11, 1784
Age 47
Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
October 24, 1812
Age 75
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States