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Meredith, Samuel

Samuel Meredith was born in 1741; died 1817. Present at Battles of Princeton, Trenton, Brandywine and Germantown and at Valley Forge. Major and then Brig General, 3rd PA Battalion; served under John Cadwalader later, 1st Treasurer of the US under the US Constitution.

Rick Reynolds
Burnt Hills, NY

Hooper, Obediah

“Obediah Hooper, Jr. b. 12.15.1755 in Hanover, Lunenburg Co., VA was in the Battle of Brandywine. He heard the Declaration of Independence when it was first read by Jefferson. He fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill, and at Trenton. He crossed the Delaware with Washington to attack the British and Hessians at Princeton. He was at the storming of Stony Point; and he was at Gates defeat.”

This information was taken from a record done by Richard and Sharon Hooper at

Mary Bow