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Jones, Peter

1st Lieutenant, 11th regiment Pennsylvania Continental Line, Col Richard Humpton. Private Peter Jones was wounded at the Battle of Long Island. He was commissioned in the 11th when it was formed 25 Oct 1776 and remained until the regiment was absorbed by the 10th on 1 July 1778. In summer 1777 the regiment was assigned to General Anthony Wayne’s 2nd brigade. Lt Peter Jones was reported sick in April at Valley Forge and was retired 1 July 1778 (supernumerary) when the regiment was absorbed by the 10th regiment.

Peter Jones III, b. 10 Oct 1749 Amity twp, Phila Co (now Berks)
m. 13 Oct 1772 Katherine Kerlin dau of John and Elizabeth Hill Kerlin @ St Gabriel’s Ch, Amity. d, 24 Nov 1809 Amity twp, Berks. Bur @ St Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Douglassville, Berks County, PA.

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