Abraham Woodhull

Abraham Woodhull (HM189A)

Location: Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733 Suffolk County
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N 40° 56.764', W 73° 6.637'

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Friend and confidant of George Washington.
Head of Long Island Secret Service during the Revolution, and operated under the alias of Samuel Culper, Sr. To him and his associates have been credited a large share in the success of the Army of the Revolution.
Born in Setauket Oct. 7, 1750 in the original Woodhull homestead. Son of Richard Woodhull and Margaret Smith. Fifth generation from Richard Woodhull, the original grantee of a large portion of Brookhaven town. He was a Presbyterian occupying a "pew of authority" in the old church, and doing much toward the building of the new church. Was a man of integrity punctual and precise in his business relations. He freed his slaves long before they were legally free. Filled numerous important positions being magistrate in Setauket many years; Judge of the Court of Common Pleas 1793 to 1799; First Judge of Suffolk Co. from 1799 to 1810.
This memorial conceived and
erected by Mayflower chapter,
Daughters of the Revolution,
Setauket, Long Island, N.Y.
June 25, 1936.
HM NumberHM189A
Year Placed1936
Placed ByDaughters of the Revolution - Mayflower chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 659033 N 4534488
Decimal Degrees40.94606667, -73.11061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.764', W 73° 6.637'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 45.84" N, 73° 6' 38.22" W
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Area Code(s)516, 631
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 Vingut Ln, Setauket- East Setauket NY 11733, US
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