If anyone has information regarding the ancestry of Juries "George" CLICKENER, or information about Johannes KLICKNER, or any other information about this CLICKENGER family, please contact me.

This family's name is also spelled CLICKNER, CLICKENER, KLECKLER, KLICKNER, KLICKNOR, and KLOECKNER in some records.

(1) ?Johannes KLICKNER, b. unknown possibly in Germany, d. unknown; burial: place unknown; m. to wife unknown; he resided on "Lashly's land" in Hunterdon Co., or Somerset Co., NJ; his children:

[#2]    i. Juries "George", b. unknown, d. about 1803, m. Elsey KALSHET;
       ii. Peter, b. unknown, d. about 1800.
I have not seen primary evidence that proves Juries "George" (#2) is the son of Johannes (#1); however, some circumstantial evidence suggests he is.

(2) Juries "George" CLICKENER, b. unknown in place unknown, d. about 1803 possibly in Somerset Co., NJ; burial: place unknown; m. to Elsey KALSHET (b. unknown; daughter of Matthias KALSHET & Albertina WAGENER); they resided in Hunterdon Co., NJ, and Somerset Co., NJ; their children:

        i. Katrina, b. about Jul 1768;
[#3]   ii. Johannes "John", b. about Oct 1769, d. 12 Oct 1817, m. Catherine "Caty" CARKHUFF;
      iii. Jannetje, b. about Nov 1771;
       iv. Lena, b. about Dec 1773;
        v. Juries Jr., b. about Apr 1776;
       vi. Maticus, b. about Nov 1778;
      vii. Matthias, b. about Oct 1779, d. 25 Nov 1855, m. Mary LATOURETTE;
     viii. Abraham, b. about Mar 1781, m. Margaret CASTNER;
       ix. Diena, b. unknown;
        x. Jacob, b. unknown.
George was a soldier in the Somerset Co., NJ Militia during the Revolutionary War.

Gravestone for
Johannes "John" CLICKENGER
1769 - 1817

(3) Johannes "John" CLICKENGER, b. about Oct 1769 in Hunterdon Co., NJ, d. 12 Oct 1817 in Bedminster, Somerset Co., NJ; burial: Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery; m., about 1792 in Hunterdon Co., NJ, to Catherine "Caty" CARKHUFF (b. 31 Jan 1772, d. 24 Nov 1849; daughter of Gabriel CARKHUFF & Catherine QUICK); they resided in Bedminster, Somerset Co., & Readington Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ; their children:

        i. Elizabeth, b. 12 Feb 1794;
[#4]   ii. Elsey, b. about 1797, m. Samuel M. CARKHUFF;
      iii. Nathaniel Loren, b. Feb 1808, d. 31 Jan 1826;
       iv. Rachel Anne, b. 22 Aug 1811, d. 14 Oct 1881, 
		m. 1st George William BIGGS,
 		m. 2nd Samuel C. SCHAMP;
        v. Catherine, b. unknown, m. George WYCKOFF;
       vi. Mary, b. unknown, m. 1st William CASE,
		m. 2nd John VANNEST.


(4) Elsey CLICKENGER, b. about 1797 in Hunterdon Co., NJ, d. unknown probably in Hunterdon Co., NJ; burial: place unknown; m., 12 Aug 1820 in Hunterdon Co., NJ, to Samuel Michael CARKHUFF (b. 1794, d. unknown).

Continued on my CARKHUFF Family Page

  1. Boetsch, Charles. Written communication, 12 April 1998.

  2. Clickenger, Catherine. Her death record, 25 November 1849.

  3. Clickenger, John. "[Abstract of his will, written 16 September 1817, proved 23 October 1817]". New Jersey Post-Revolutionary Documents, Calendar of Wills - 1814-1817, pages 86-87.

  4. Deats, Hiram, E. Marriage Records of Hunterdon County, New Jersey 1795-1875, Hunterdon County Democrat, Lambertville, NJ, vol. 1, 1918, page 161.

  5. Fritz, James. Written communication, 1 January 1999.

  6. Horvath, Doris L. The Clickener Family Line, manuscript, Edison, NJ, 1978.

  7. Readington Reformed Church records, baptisms.

  8. Souders, Marilyn N. Written communication, 21 April 1998.

  9. Stratford, Dorothy. Written communication, 22 October 1981.

  10. Stryker, William S. Official Register of the Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War, W.T. Nicholson & Co., Trenton, NJ, 1872, page 656.

  11. Stryker-Rodda, Kenn. "Kleckler (Clackner, Clahanner, Klickler, Klickner), Johanis". In: "The Janeway Account Books 1735-1746". The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, vol. 33, nos 1/2, 1958, pages 1-2, and vol. 34, 1959, page 74.



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