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Henry Wisner (c. 1720 – March 4, 1790) was an American miller from Goshen, New York. He was a patriot leader during the American Revolution and represented New York in the Continental Congress.

Henry was born around 1720 in Florida, New York and spent his entire life as a resident of Orange County. He built and operated a gristmill in Goshen and became one of the town’s leading citizens.

His family originally came to the USA because a relative named Johannes Weesner moved from the Bodensee in Switzerland to the USA.

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