Peter B. Imlay

4 January 1751–
Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Peter B.

When Peter B. Imlay was born on 4 January 1751, in Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Johnston Imlay, was 20 and his mother, Isabella Montgomery, was 28. He married Euphemia Reading on 19 April 1771, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Peter B. Imlay
Euphemia Reading
Marriage: 19 April 1771

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    Euphemia Reading


19 April 1771
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 24

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 32

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Imlach, which is of unknown, probably Gaelic, origin. It is recorded as a surname in Aberdeen from 1402 onwards.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Peter Imlay, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Peter Imlay, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Peter Imlay, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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