1787 – Born in Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey on the 28th of March.
1790 – Frelinghuysen married Charlotte Mercer.
1804 – He graduated from the College of New Jersey and studied law under his brother John Frelinghuysen, and later, Richard Stockton.
1808 – He was admitted to the bar as an attorney in 1808
1811 – Became as a counselor.
1817 – He became Attorney General of New Jersey, turned down an appointment to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
1826 – Vice President of the American Sunday School Union.
1829 – Became a United States Senator.
1830 – As a Senator, he led the opposition to the Indian Removal Act.
1837 – He was Mayor of Newark, New Jersey.
1839 – He was the second President of New York University.
1841 – He was President of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
1842 – President of the American Tract Society.
1844 – He was a Whig vice-presidential candidate.
1846 – President of the American Bible Society.
1850 – Seventh President of Rutgers.
1862 – Died in New Brunswick, New Jersey on the 12th of April and he was buried at the First Reformed Church Cemetery, New Brunswick.