Franklin Davenport would command the NJ Militia during the Whiskey Rebellion.
A one time resident of Gloucester Town during the Revolution until around 1781. He later would move to Woodbury.
He was a lawyer & soldier during the Revolution and later a Congressman, US Senator and Major General of the NJ Militia.
Said to be related to Benjamin Franklin ( nephew? )
Base on the tax records of the the time, he was listed as being a boarder at the Mickle property, where the StarLite Drive-IN later was.
Portrait by artist Charles B. J. Févret de Saint-Mémin
[ National Gallery of Art ]