Colonel Eliphalet Dyer

Colonel Eliphalet Dyer

Eliphalet Dyer (September 14, 1721 – May 13, 1807) was a lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Windham, Connecticut. He was a delegate for Connecticut to many sessions of the Continental Congress. Eliphalet was born in Windham and attended Yale where he graduated in 1740. He read for the law and was admitted to the bar in […]

Jedediah Elderkin

Jedediah Elderkin

Jedediah Elderkin was born in Norwich, Connecticut in 1717. The second child and eldest son of John Elderkin III and Susannah Baker. He was raised and later married in Norwich before relocating to the Town of Windam, Connecticut. His wife Anne Wood was born in 1721 and they married on 31 August 1741. Together they […]