1723 – Born in Albany, New York on the 30th of November.
1741 – He graduated from Yale University and then studied law.
1748 – He was admitted to the bar and began his practice in New York.
1772 – He moved to Elizabethtown, New Jersey, where he built a large country home to house his growing family.
1774-1776 – He was a member of the Continental Congress.
– In October, he was commissioned a brigadier general of the New Jersey Militia.
– He was elected Governor of New Jersey
1779 – The family was located in Parsippany for safety.
1747- Her sister Sarah was married of Continental General William Alexander their daughter was married to William Duer.
1787 – He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one of the signers of the Constitution.
1790 – Died on the 25th of July in Elizabeth, New Jersey.