Hubley, Adam, Jr.

Adam Hubley, Jr., was a very prominent officer of the Revolutionary army. He was a son of Michael Hubley. He first served as a Lieutenant in Colonel John Philip De Haas' First Pennsylvania Battalion, which was raised in pursuance of a resolution of Congress passed October 12, 1775. In 1776 he was promoted to Major of one of the additional regiments, and subsequently to Lieutenant Colonel of the Tenth Pennsylvania Regiment. On June 5, 1770, he was made "Lieutenant Colonel Commandant" of the new 11th Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Line. He enjoyed confidential relations with Washington, Lafayette, Wayne, and other high officers, and his record makes a bright page in the history of the war for independence.

He was a member of the Legislature for the years 1783, 1785. 1786 and 1787. He was also chosen a member of the State Senate in 1790.

He was one of the founders of the Lodge, and was at the first meeting of the Lodge appointed Junior Deacon. He officiated in several appointed positions, and withdrew from the Lodge on July 10, 1793.

1. History of Lodge No. 43, F. & A. M. of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, page 331.

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