He probably was born during about 1720 and was of English ancestry. He was a member and "staunch supporter" of St. Peter's Anglican church. His wife was Elizabeth Hopkins - with whom he had at least three children who were christened at St. Peter's between 1749 and 1757.
During the 1750s, his inn was the site of a number of dinners and meetings for official functions including hosting the Albany Congress in 1754. Earlier, he had been involved in business at Oswego and beyond.
Sources: The life of Robert Lottridge is CAP biography number 453. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 9/20/06