Famous New Jersey Mason
"The First Provincial Grand Master in America" for the Provinces of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania June 5, 1730. Colonel of Militia in the Province of West Jersey. Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court 1706-12 & 1734-39. Served as Most Worshipful Grand Master of New Jersey 1730-1732,
Colonel Daniel Coxe (1673-1739) came to Coxe Hall Creek near Cape May in 1701 to look after
the many thousands of acres titled to his father, Dr. Daniel Coxe of London. The family lands reached
into Burlington County, and Colonel Coxe moved on to Burlington where he married a Quaker girl,
Sarah Eckley, in 1707.
Lodge: First listed as a member of Devil's Tavern Lodge No. 8, London,