Dagworthy, John, 1721-1784

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Origins of John Dagworthy are unknown; spent part of his adult life in New Jersey; served in King George's War and the French and Indian War; moved to Worcester County, Md., which became Sussex County, Del., when boundary was resurveyed in 1767. In Delaware, Dagworthy was active in public affairs. During the Revolution, served on the Sussex County Committee of Safety and in the militia, in which he became a brigadier general.

From the description of John Dagworthy papers, 1755-1781. (Historical Society of Delaware). WorldCat record id: 70977954

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creatorOf Forbes, John, 1707-1759. Papers of John Forbes [manuscript], 1755-1759. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dagworthy, John, 1721-1784. John Dagworthy papers, 1755-1781. Historical Society of Delaware
creatorOf Dagworthy, John. Document signed : [n.p.], 1787 May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Forbes, John, 1707-1759. person
associatedWith Glazier, William S., person
correspondedWith Mitchell, Nathaniel, 1753-1814 person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Glazier Collection. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Delaware--Sussex County
United States
Sussex County (Del.)
Landowners--Delaware--Sussex County


Birth 1721

Death 1784


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