Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834

Alternative names

Hide Profile

The Huntingtons, a prominent Connecticut family, played a important role in the state and national affairs at the time of the Revolutionary War. Besides Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), the signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Connecticut, and Benjamin Huntington (1736-1800), state delegate to the Continental Congress, among the most distinguished members of the extended family were Jabez Huntington (1719-1786), Major-General of the state militia, and his sons, Jedediah (1743-1818), Major General of the Continental Army and delegate to the Constitutional Convention, Andrew (1754-1824), an entrepreneur and Army commissary, and Ebenezer (1754-1834), revolutionary soldier and member of the 11th and 15th Congresses.

From the description of Papers of Ebenezer Huntington, 1737-1898 (bulk 1774-1818). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122564660

Army office in the Revolution and U.S. representative from Connecticut.

From the description of Orderly books of Ebenezer Huntington, 1778-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80032263

Congressman from Connecticut, 1810-11, 1817-19.

From the description of Power of attorney : to John Kean, 1793 Aug. 7. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28901048

Ebenezer and Joshua Huntington were brothers.

From the description of Letter, 1778 November 15, Camp Warren, to Joshua Huntington. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 15298330

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Waterman family papers, 1757-1954, 1757-1911 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Orderly books of Ebenezer Huntington, 1778-1783. Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Assorted documents on foreign trade and Connecticut government, 1769-1804. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Huntington family correspondence, 1785-1843. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Power of attorney : to John Kean, 1793 Aug. 7. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Huntington Family File, 1737-1898 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Papers, 1797-1832. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Enoch Foote collection, Foote, Enoch collection, 1811-1814 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Waterman family. Waterman family papers, 1757-1954 (inclusive), 1757-1911 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812. Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Letter, 1778 November 15, Camp Warren, to Joshua Huntington. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Papers, 1758-1814. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Zachariah. Zachariah Huntington correspondence, 1808 November 14 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Tracy, Uriah, 1755-1807. [Letter] 1797 Oct. 9, Litchfield, [Ct., to] Eben. Huntington, Adjt. Genl. / Uriah Tracy, B. Genl. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Tallmadge, Benjamin. Letter, 1817 November 29, Litchfield, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Papers of Ebenezer Huntington, 1737-1898 (bulk 1774-1818). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Huntington, Andrew, 1745-1824. Andrew Huntington letters, 1779 Mar.-Sept. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Lane, Ebenezer, 1793-1866. Lane collection, [17--]-[19--]. Florence Griswold Museum
creatorOf Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900. Roger Wolcott autograph collection, 1728-1878. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Bank of the United States (1791-1811) corporateBody
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Foote, Enoch, 1770-1856 person
associatedWith Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812. person
associatedWith Huntington family
correspondedWith Huntington, Andrew, 1745-1824. person
associatedWith Huntington, Benjamin, 1736-1800. person
associatedWith Huntington family family
associatedWith Huntington, Jabez, 1719-1786. person
associatedWith Huntington, Jabez Williams, 1788-1847. person
associatedWith Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. person
associatedWith Huntington, Joshua, 1751-1821. person
associatedWith Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796. person
associatedWith Huntington, Zachariah. person
associatedWith Kean, John, 1756-1795. person
associatedWith Lane, Ebenezer, 1793-1866. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Tallmadge, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Tracy, Uriah, 1755-1807. person
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Waterman family family
associatedWith Waterman family. family
associatedWith Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Connecticut
Connecticut
Connecticut
United States
Subject
Legislators--Correspondence
River channels
Occupation
Army officers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Connecticut
Function

Person

Birth 1754-12-26

Death 1834-06-17

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gt69k2

Ark ID: w6gt69k2

SNAC ID: 54963799