Zachariah Huntington correspondence, 1808 November 14
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Born in Norwich, Conn. Nov. 2, 1764; was a merchant and a man of distinction; in military life he attained the rank of major general; he died in Norwich, June 23,1850. (Huntington genealogical memoir, p. 526) (blue index cards) From the description of Zachariah Huntington correspondence, 1808 November 14 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 437034536 ...
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 stat...