Mercer County Queries - 1996

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Just beginning research on two families that settled in Trenton circa 1900 from Russia: ALEXANDER and GARBER - respectively, the father (Benjamin ALEXANDER) and mother (Rose GARBER) of my father, Harold ALEXANDER, a lifelong Philadelphia resident. They were both born in 1898 and both, coincidentally, rooted in the same Russian community, Vilna, near the Western border. Rose, I am told, came here as an infant but her father, according to recently uncovered records, first arrived here in 1894 (haven't figured out how that's possible yet). Ben was born in Philadelphia, but raised in Trenton. I assume they all came here through Ellis Island but that's only a guess. And I've always been told that the name was not ALEXANDER in Russia, but was Anglicized upon arrival in USA. Rose's parents were Bernard and Bertha GARBER. Benjamin's parents were Joseph and Rachel ALEXANDER. If you can help, please contact me.
- Randy Alexander. 30 November 1996.

Seeking information about John and Rachael BELL who resided in Mercer Co, NJ, at least during the 1840s and 1850s. Birth & death dates not known. Their daughter Margaret's death certificate says they were both born in Ireland. They lived in New York City in 1813, the year their daughter Margaret was born there.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 21 December 1996.

Seeking death certificate information and burial location on Benjamin F. BRITTON. Died in December 1863, 139 Perry Street, Trenton, NJ. Member of American Hose #2. Was a carpenter and born in NJ c 1831. Wife Elizabeth MOORE. Children John F.BRITTON, Snowden Moore BRITTON, Mary Louisa BRITTON.
- Peg Duko. 27 September 1996.

Interested in any info on Irene PAYRAN who m John Wesley CARTER in Trenton 1877. Married by J. H. PAYRAN. Her mother was Mary, and Irene had a sister, Annie. Irene PAYRAN & John Wesley CARTER had a son, Albert P. CARTER b 1879 in Trenton. He m "Agnes" and they had children, Kensitt, Rhena, Edith Alberta, and Albert P Jr who was b 1917 in Phila. I am particularly interested in Albert P CARTER, b 1917 who may still be alive.
- Catherine Carter Fullerton. 9 December 1996.

Seeking death information and burial location on William CHAMBERS, and wife. Lawrence Township, Mercer County. Born NJ c 1815. Wife Caroline. Children Sarah J. CHAMBERS STEWART GROVE, John CHAMBERS. In 1870 census living in Lawrence Twp. and worked as a blacksmith.
- Peg Duko. 27 September 1996.

Seeking info on Settimo CLARICI married to Elena CARMINGANI - lived at 523 Roebling Ave., Trenton, NJ about 1898. Please contact Betty White thru
- Betty White. 6 November 1996.

Seeking the parents of, marriage date, and any other information about, Martha CLAYTON (b.?, d.?). Tradition says she was the wife of John ROGERS Jr. (1687-1776). They resided in Nottingham Twsp., Burlington Co. [now Mercer Co.], and Windsor Twsp., Middlesex Co. [now Mercer Co.], NJ. Some circumstantial evidence suggests that Martha's father may be a Matthew CLAYTON.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 20 November 1996.

COHEN, Bessie (born Trenton, NJ early 1900's): married CARLUCCI, Louis also of Trenton. Send info to:
- Jim Carlucci. 104 Jackson Street, Trenton, NJ 08611-1720. 23 September 1996.

Seeking CONNELL, Richard, born in Ireland approx. 1825-1835. He married HEARNEY, Elizabeth. They both came over from Ireland, I assume during the Famine Years. Richard lived at 713 Broad St. in Trenton in 1890. They had a son, Richard Thomas CONNELL, born in April 1860, who married Mary Catherine MARKEY from Lambertville in approx. 1885. I am looking for any other info on this family.
- Richard B. Connell. 5 October 1996.

Seeking the parents of Martha CORNELL who married David BALDWIN (b. 1742) in 1775 in Hopewell Twsp., Hunterdon Co. [now Mercer Co.], NJ. Her uncle Benjamin CORNELL mentioned her in his 1787 will as his "niece Martha CORNELL wife of David BALDWIN". So, she must be a daughter of one of his brothers: Smith, William, John, or Edward (sons of William CORNELL who d. 1749). I have narrowed it down to probably William or John.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 16 September 1996.

I am researching the following family that lived in Trenton. Asher CORYELL b Lambertville NJ 1834, d Trenton 1912 married Mary Jane HUGHES, b Lambertville NJ 1838, d Trenton 1914. The had about 13 children, born in either Lambertville or Trenton during the years 1857-1880. Names in order of birth were: Laurette, Floricinda, Emma L (who m Elias Shelly WHITE), Amanda, Charles, Elizabeth (Lily) (who m James M BURROUGHS), Bertha (who m ? DeWALKENISH), Frank, Caroline (who m Edward GEBERT), Cora, Gertrude, Albert, and Freddie. Most of these children stayed in the Trenton area. I hope someone has some info and can help me sort out this family.
- Catherine Carter Fullerton. 10 December 1996.

I am doing research on my ancestor John DEPEW, a Huguenot born in England, who married Catherine SHEPHERD in 1748, in Princeton [now Mercer Co.], NJ. They subsequently moved to Botetourt County, VA. Thanks for any information.
- Rowena Williamson. 29 September 1996.

Seeking the parents of, and any other information about Mary DISBOROUGH / DESBOROUGH, b. roughly about 1755 probably in NJ, d. about 1778 in Hopewell Twsp., Hunterdon Co. [now Mercer Co.], NJ; mar. Maj. Samuel BEAKES; they resided near Pennington in Hopewell Twsp. A Joseph and a William DESBOROUGH / DISBOROUGH resided in that area about the time she was born and one of them might be her father.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 21 August 1996.

Seeking the parents of, and any other information about, Nelson DODSON, b. ca. 1810 in OH (place unknown), d. after 1870; he m. Eliza BALDWIN (1801-1869); they resided in Trenton, NJ. I descend from their dau. Sarah (b. ca. 1834 in Trenton) who m. James A. GRANT.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 12 December 1996.

Seeking information about Samuel EVERITT who resided in Hopewell Twsp., Hunterdon Co. [now Mercer Co.], NJ from the 1710s to the 1740s. He was born roughly about 1690 in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY, and died before 1753 probably in Hunterdon Co., NJ. Also, what was the name of his wife?
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 20 December 1996.

I am looking for information on John FISCHER of Mercer Co., NJ.
- Daniel J. Berman. 4 November 1996.

Lucinda GANO and Samuel J. CARHART; they lived in Clinton in the 1900 census with their 3 children: John, Arthur, and Leon. I know quite a bit about the CARHART but I am very blank about Lucinda GANO. Lucinda signed Samuel CARHART death certificate in Union Ct. but I believe they lived in Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ, for a while. Samuel died in July 3, 1925. Any information would be appreciated.
- Theresa Conley Carhart. 26 August 1996.

Seeking the parents of, the death date of, and any other information about John C. GRANT, b. ca. 1814 in Scotland (place unknown), d. probably between 1873-79 probably in Trenton; mar. Margaret BELL (1813-1879); they resided at 11 W. State St., Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ. Margaret is buried in the Trenton First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in plot John purchased; so, he is probably buried there also. Their children: James, Charles, John, William, Edward, & Margaret.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 21 August 1996.

Am working on the following: Peter GROOM(E) 1693-Stacy GROOM b. 1802 to Stacy and Rachel Rogers GROOM; they resided in what is now Mercer Co. Need assistance on connecting this family. Also checking John WILSON of W. Amwell Twp. whose daughter, Deborah married David GOLDEN.
- Beryldean Groom Hubbard. 5745 Brouse Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220-2869. 10 December 1996.

Looking for any information on: Elizabeth GROVER, b: 03 Aug 1866, Cranbury, NJ, married James MACKENZIE, he died 31 Oct 1893, they lived in Plainsboro, NJ. They had 1, son, LeRoy, b: 23 Aug 1884, 2, daughters, Lottie, b: 01 01 1891, d: 31 Oct 1901, Mary A., b: 12 Jan 1872. Le Roy MACKENZIE married Mabel DIER, they lived in Plainsboro, NJ.
- Dorothy Mackenzie Popham. 202 Woodbridge Blvd. #150, Temple, TX 76504. 20 September 1996.

I am researching the ancestry and descendancy of the John HOUGHTON (d 1709) who arrived in west New Jersey with the large wave of Quakers before 1690 and settled on Stoney Brook near Princeton [now Mercer Co.]. John mar. Dyna PHILLIPS supposed date of 20 June 1678 and they had the following children: John, Joseph, Richard, Alice, two other daughters and Thomas. Thomas HOUGHTON mar Maria MERSHON. Their children: John, Absalom, Thomas Jr. Joab, Anne, Sarah, Mary, Alice and Elizabeth. I seek contacts with any of these descendants mentioned and I have information to share.
- Howard Houghton Jr. 1 December 1996.

I'm searching for information about the William HUTCHINSON family of Mercer County, NJ. William HUTCHINSON was born 13 Dec 1724, married 1754 to Catherine or Mary, probably in Mercer Co. William's father, also named William HUTCHINSON, was born in 1695. The children included Mary HUTCHINSON, born 3/24/1755 in Mercer County (she married Christopher HARTMAN in 1776, settling after the Revolution in Clermont County, OH); Ezekiel HUTCHINSON, born 1769 in Mercer County (he became a Methodist preacher and also moved to Clermont County); Ann HUTCHINSON, born 7/18/1772, and others. - - - Is there a link to Ann Marbury HUTCHINSON (b.Alford, England, 1591), who was banished from Massachusetts by John Winthrop for religious dissent, moved to Rhode Island, and later met an untimely demise with several of her children at Pelham Bay, NY? Can anyone provide her descendant lines? - - - Information on Christopher HARTMAN is also sought. He was born 1750, Schwintzberg, Germany, emigrated and married Aug. 1776 in Mercer County to Mary HUTCHINSON, and is believed to have fought in the Revolution, possibly as a private in the Militia. The family later settled in Clermont County, OH.
- Reuben Robertson. 2614 31st Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20008. 28 August 1996.

Seek info on IVINS (IVENS) family of Mercer Co., NJ. My g-g-grandfather John IVINS was b. NJ 1822 or 1824 (one record says 1 June 1822). He appears in IL by 1860 and died in Chicago in 1896. He may have been son of John Hammell IVINS, b. 30 Aug. 1783 in Burlington Co., NJ and died 22 August 1870 in Trenton (he lived at 19 Perry Street at time of his death). John H. IVINS was a son of Daniel and Theodosia HAMMELL IVINS and married Eliz. TONER IVINS on 23 Jan 1819 (Eliz was the widow of John H. IVINS' cousin, John IVINS and a daughter of Revolutionary War veteran James TONER. Because not much exists in IL as to John IVINS' origins (thanks to the Chicago Fire) I hope there might be something in Mercer Co. to definitely connect him to NJ. Any help would be appreciated.
- Paul Frost. 25 November 1996.

Looking for information on the surname KALE. This is my mother's maiden name. Her father was William Henry KALE (1880-1979) who was born, lived and died a resident of Mercer County, NJ. His father was Richard Stockton KALE (dates unknown). Interested to know if Richard Stockton KALE is a descendent of Richard STOCKTON, the signer of the Declaration of Independence.
- Pat Naughton. pnaughton@CCCADA.CCC.HAWAII.EDU. 9 October 1996.

Seeking ancestors and descendants of John KEEN, born before 1776. He came from Trenton, NJ and purchased land in Attica, Wyoming County (then Genessee Co), NY in 1805. He is shown in the 1810 census in Genessee Co., NY with; wife (born between 1766-1786); three children (born between 1796-1801; and two children (born between 1801-1811). His daughter Betsey KEEN, born 14 Oct 1796, Trenton, NJ; married Lewis WASHBURN, son of Hutchins and Sarah (JONES) WASHBURN, 16 Jan 1816. I have researched "The Descendants of Joran Kyn of New Sweden" by Gregory B. Keen, with no luck. However, I believe it is highly likely that my KEEN line is descended from Joran KYN.
- John Clement. 6940 E. Girard 205, Denver, CO 80224-2917. 17 December 1996.

Seeking information on Fred KERR born 1888 in the Philadelphia, PA area. He was found at 85 Jackson, Trenton, Mercer County, NJ in the 1920 census. Fred was living with his wife Florence and one daughter, Ester, age 9. There may have been another daughter. Fred worked for the railroad -- which line? Family lore says he died in a train wreck, date unknown; may have been between 1935 and 1950. Wish to talk to anyone related who can tell me where Fred is buried.
- William J. Kerr Sr. 21 November 1996.

Seeking the parents of, the maiden name of his wife, and any other information about Samuel LEE, b. about 1715 (probably in NJ), d. 1771 in Nottingham Twsp., Burlington Co. [now Mercer Co.], NJ; mar. Sarah ____ (b. 1716); their children mentioned in their wills are: David, & Jemima. Samuel's father may be a David LEE; however, I only have circumstantial evidence.
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 26 August 1996.

Seeking information on the parents of Laurie Moyes LEEDOM (b. 11 Jul 1892 Boston MA & d. 15 May 1962 NJ, possibly Trenton). His father was Samuel Winfield Scott LEEDOM (b. 4 Jan 1852 in ? & d. 29 Jan 1902 in ?) and his mother was Mary Ella CONROY (b. 10 Dec 1857 in ? & d. Feb 1927 in Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ). They were married on 20 Oct 1884 in ?). Samuel Winfield Scott LEEDOM had 5 siblings: sisters Ella Hoopes and Jane A. and brothers Emmor S., George B. and Samuel J. Mary Ella CONROY's parents were Christopher C. CONROY and Anna Elizabeth NACE, no further information available. Any help appreciated.
- Katie Ives. 4 November 1996.

William LEONARD appears in the 1840 census of Princeton Township, Mercer Co., NJ. He most likely died before 1850. Can anyone lead me to records of deaths in Princeton Township in that era?
- Robert Harris. rlhjr@bellsouth.con. 23 November 1996.

Searching for ancestry and family of William LETTELIER b@1790 in Pennsylvania; died 1868 in Hamilton Twp, Mercer Co., NJ. Known children: Lawrence, William, Lavina, Edith, Rebecca, Elizabeth and Edith.
- Carol Church. 30 August 1996.

Seeking any information on family of Martin MCCARDELL d 1935 Trenton, NJ and his wife Catherine (NICHOLSON) MCCARDELL d 1/17/41. Children: Martin b 1891, Edward b 1889, Mae b1893, Catherine b abt 1896, Nicholas b abt 1901, and Rose b early 1900s. The family is believed to have come to America during the potato famine. Martin's grandfather and a brother and their father are believed to have fought in the civil war. Any information would be greatly apprecieated.
- Marianne McCardell DeMeuse. 23 December 1996.

I need information on a Harry MECK b.abt 1883 in Lancaster Co., PA. Was married in 1902 in PA, but listed his residence as Trenton, NJ. His social security number was issued in NJ and they show he died in NJ in 1964. Harry's 1st wife was Martha LUDWIG b.abt 1882 m.5/11/1902. Harry's 2nd wife was Bessie E. SPECK b.abt 1888 Bucks Co, PA m.8/26/1918 Lancaster, PA. Harry may have had a sister named "Molly" b.abt 1871. Looking for any information that can be found.
- Steve Meck. 18 November 1996.

Seeking information on Snowden MOORE, born NJ c 1816. First appears in Trenton, NJ during 1857. Wife Mary. Children Daniel, Elizabeth BRITTON (Benjamin BRITTON), Sarah FISHER (Charles FISHER), Rebecca and Snowden. In 1880 census, living with daughter, Sarah FISHER in Trenton, NJ. This is last record for him.
- Peg Duko. 27 September 1996.

I am looking for information on Andrew Charles MORGAN born 1678 we believe in Hopewell [now Mercer Co.], NJ. He had a daughter named Dorothy MORGAN who was born 1704 in Hopewell. We need info on Andrew and back. My Hopewell connections are Benjamin DRAKE b 1683, Daniel DRAKE b 1772, Mary DRAKE b 1730, Thomas DRAKE b 1724, Frances GOLDEN b 1776, Jacob GOLDEN b 1729, Joseph GOLDEN b 1704, Adriante LANE (LAEN), Dorothy VAN KIRK b 1730, Henry VAN KIRK b 1703. If you can help, e-mail me; thank you.
- Peggy J. 24 August 1996.

Searching for descendents of the following family living Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ, from at least 1920 until at least 1935. Listed in 1920 census as follows:
..... George MORLEY age 57 bp England emig. 1885 artist glass co.
wife Isabell MORLEY age 53 bp Canada emig. 1878
dau Margerie G. age 26 bp MA teacher singing
dau Mable B. age 25 bp OH teacher school
son Lewis W. age 24 bp NJ machinist factory
son George M. age 22 bp PA driving truck
son Robert H. age 18 bp NJ machinist factory
son Kenneth C. age 15 bp NJ
Address in 1920 census & 1921 city directory: 372 Brunswick Ave. Address in 1922 thru 1935 city directories: 41 Hillcrest St. H. Robert disappears from city directory after 1924. Louis W. living at 316 Beechwood starting 1931. Social Security Death Index has lists Mabel's death in Sep 1968 in Trenton. SSDI lists Marjorie's death in Jan 1982 in Woodstock, VT. SSDI lists Kenneth's death in Mar 1981 in York Center, ME. I would like death date & obit for George (the father) and any of the children. I believe George is the brother of my great-grandmother Hannah MORLEY SNAPE.
- Carol A. King. 17 November 1996.

I'm trying to find my new sister-in-law's family. She only knows her grandparents' names. They were from Poland or Russia and originaly spelled the name MRUZ. It got changed in America. I found two August MORRIS in NJ. I'm looking for information on August MORRIS. He married Sophia SKWARA. They had a son William born January 25, 1928 in Trenton, NJ. He married a Elizabeth GUYER on August 26, 1950. Other children are Henry, and Lillian Rose (?). Rose is married to Zigmond SIERPUTOSKI.
- Karen Borton 24 December 1996.

I am researching and have data on the MURPHY family of Trenton, Mercer County, NJ. My main ancestor is MURPHY, John (born 1829). His mother and wife were both named Ann. Family was primarily printers, with one brother Joseph being listed as a Sugar (Sigar?) maker. I'd love to contact anyone doing the MURPHY's!
- Sean Hall. 10 November 1996.

My great grandfathers, Joseph and James NELSON were brothers. Their parents were Andrew NELSON and Selina HARTMAN, married Burlington Co 1836. Selina and five sons, Aaron, William, Joseph, James and Henry were living in Groveville, Mercer Co. in 1850. Henry, James and Joseph all fought in NJ regiments in the Civil War and are buried under GAR headstones in the Groveville Methodist Cemetery. Joseph married Mary McCLAIN, daughter of Robert McCLAIN (b Scotland), who was living in Groveville in 1870. James married Agnes GOMMINGER, daughter of James and Mary GOMMINGER of Bordentown in Burlington Co. Seek info Andrew: I have no birth or death date, but it seems that Selina in 1857 married her much younger neighbor, Leonard McCLURE. They show as man and wife in the 1860 Mercer census. by 1880 Leonard was married to an "Eliza" and the two of them proceeded to raise a family, including Leonard Jr who appears in the Trenton City Directory in 1897 as a barber. There is no death certificate in NJ for Selina McCLURE, but a Selina NELSON died in 1869 in Hamilton Twp. I would desparately like to contact any NELSON relatives. Would also like to find any descendants of these McCLURE and possibly solve the mystery of Selina and Leonard. I know there are GOMMINGER and possibly McCLAIN descendants still living in the Mercer and Burlington Co areas.
- Nancy C. Nelson. 463 Ward Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505. 21 December 1996.

I would like information about my family name, NITZBERG. I know little of my grandfather. I believe his first name was Benjamin and he arrived in Trenton on or about 1910. Prior to that I think he lived with his brothers for a short time in Philadelphia but I am not sure. NITZBERG is a rare and interesting name. I thank you for your time and effort.
- Joe Nitzberg. 19 November 1996.

John H. PAINE b 28 Nov 1828 Crayford, Kent, Eng. m Adaline ADAMS 11 Dec 1853 Hamilton, Mercer Co., NJ. Children of this marriage married into CARMAN, CUBBERLEY, RIZLEY families. I have more information on the PAINE family to share. Would like to hear from anyone researching this family.
- Iris Grimmett. 41178 Port Drive, Sweet Home, OR 97386. 4 November 1996.

Burden PULLEN, born 8 June 1833 in Hightstown, Mercer Co., NJ. (1) Married Lucille (Lilly) GEX 19 Dec 1857 in Ghent, Gallatin, KY; she died 8 Feb 1892 in Marion Co, IL. (2) Married Annie RUSSELL 13 Sept 1893 in IL; died 29 July 1913 in Centralia, Marion, IL. Children: Camille, Rena, Maude, Blanche, Frederick, Mary (O'Mae), Rome, Burden Gex, & Lillie. I can't find Burden's parents or siblings and would like to know if anyone else knows of this family. The census records indicate that Burden's parents were both born in NY. I know Burden is related somehow to a Calvin PULLEN whose father lived in Lebanon, Warren Co, OH. Burden is his first name and possibly the maiden name of his mother. Burden was a nurseryman and operated Centralia Nurseries in 1859. He was also in charge of horticulture at the World's Fair in Chicago. Great, great granddaughter is Cheryl RANKIN - same address as below.
- Nancy Critchlow. 1571 Binford, Ogden, UT 84401-2939. 19 September 1996.

George REIM and wife, Catherine MAYER living in Trenton circa 1875. Children: Joseph and Catherine. Catherine born 1867 in Germany, married James Henry SHERRY in 1886 and died 1907 in Verango, Nebraska. Looking for any descendants or information on any of the above.
- Evelyn Sakiey. 272 Eaton Ave., Mercerville, NJ 08619. 11 December 1996.

I have recently discovered a journal from 1777 and re-written by a relative named Charles Henry MASON. It states that a family named ROBBINS (sorry, I can't read the first names) was living near Princeton, [now Mercer Co.], NJ. Lord Cornwallis stayed at the ROBBINS household during the American Revolution. The journal states that there are many families living in Lycoming and Columbia counties with the name of GREEN, ROBBINS and STERLING. What I am looking for is a family named ROBBINS and possibly a maiden name of HOW (?). I would greatly appreciate any help that I might get. Please contact me if you are interested in helping me. Thanks.
- Shelley McDaniel. 26 August 1996.

I am seeking information on the SCUDDER and McLEAN families in your area. Dr. Jacob SCUDDER was married to Hester Rule McLEAN near Princeton. He was said to have lived in the "Rock House" at the Longstreet Farm in Holly Hill at some point. He graduated from Princeton and was born in the mid 1700's. Any reference to SCUDDER, McLEAN, or LONGSTREET would be greatly appreciated.
- Mark Akerman. 18 November 1996.

SHEPPARD, Nellie Harris, b. 1900, Mercer Co., NJ, m. John L. WRIGHT, b 1903 Warren Co., NJ. Parents of Nellie were Fanny SMITH and Martin SHEPPARD. Who were the parents of Fanny SMITH and Martin SHEPPARD?
- Blendia Nawrocki. 25 August 1996.

Interested in origin, information and historical context of Andrew SMITHs, I to III and spouses as summarized below:
1. Andrew SMITH I (b. England; d. bef 1703 Hopewell Twp, [now Mercer Co.], NJ) sp (1) Sarah Foster BOOKE (b. England) sp (2) Olive.
1.? Andrew SMITH II (b. 1689; d. 1767 Hunterdon Co, NJ) sp Sarah STOUT (b. 1689 Middletown, Monmouth Co, NJ; d. 1767) m. 1708.
1.?.1 Andrew SMITH III (b. 1709 Hopewell Twp, Burlington Co, NJ; d. 1794) sp Anna MERSHON (abt 1709 Maidenhead, Burlington Co [now Mercer Co.], NJ; d. aft 1784 NJ) m. Hopewell, Hunterdon Co, NJ.
1.?.1.2 Jemima SMITH (abt 1729 Hopewell, Hunterdon Co, NJ; d. bef 1803 Rowan Co, NC) sp (1) Benjamin MERRELL (1731 Hopewell, Hunterdon Co, NJ; d. 1771 Orange Co, NC) m. abt 1748 sp (2) Harmon BUTNER m. 1775 Rowan Co, NC.
- Wallace McKeehan. 4 December 1996.

Looking for any information on my grandfather Henry "Harry" SMITH. He had 5 children: Alfred E. dob April 5 1931, George, Harry, another boy, and a daughter I believe named Irene. He lived in Trenton and had alot of relatives that lived there. He also had lots of relatives in Redbank, NJ; his brother's name was George SMITH from Redbank. My grandmother was Mary Martha FERBER.
- Glen Smith. 20 November 1996.

Looking for information about Andrew SMITH, b 25 Aug 1753 Hopewell, [now Mercer Co.], NJ, son of Timothy SMITH and Jane LOTT. Would like to find name of wife (or wives) and children. Andrew moved to Seneca County, NY ca 1800. May have moved to another area of NY before going to Seneca County. Possible children born in NJ: Charity b 20 Nov 1772 (Thomas PURDY); Nancy b 1790 (Pardon BROWNELL); Elias; David; George (Anna EGE); John B.; Timothy b c 1788 (Sally BRYANT and Emily DEAN). Would be grateful for any information.
- Darwina Michael. 11 November 1996.

Any information on the family of Richard STOCKTON Jr. and his wife Susannah would be appreciated. The STOCKTON family settled in what is now Princeton, N.J. in about 1696. I have some data on Susannah wife of Richard Jr. that I will be glad to share.
- Mary Francis. 4 November 1996.

William STOUT and Doshey (Theodosia?) PERSON/PIERSON were married 3 July 1796 at Hopewell Baptist Church, Hunterdon [now Mercer] County, NJ. Seek any info about this couple and their children.
- Jim Stout. 11 November 1996.

I am searching for information on VANHORN family of Hopewell, Mercer Co., N.J. 1850 census lists: Charles VANHORN age 24 wife Elizabeth age 30, and 3 children, Charles b. 1842, Elizabeth b. 1844 and Hester Ann b. 1845. I am descended from Hester Ann VAN HORN and would appreciate any info on her parents etc.
- Eileen Tripple. 4 November 1996.

Looking for information of WENTZ family who moved from Trenton, NJ to La Mesa, California in late 19th century. In particular, any biographical information about the author, W.Y. EVANS-WENTZ.
- Ellie. 21 November 1996.

Seeking parents of Deborah WRIGHT, b. roughly about 1715, mar. in 1735 in Hopewell Twsp., Hunterdon Co. [now Mercer Co.], NJ, to Moses BALDWIN. They resided in Hopewell Twsp. and their children are: Keziah, Hannah, Ruth, David, Daniel, Mary, Andrew, & Elizabeth. A Jonathan WRIGHT resided in Hopewell Twsp. in 1731; is he her father?
- Jack Mount. 664 N. Citadel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85748. Genepage: 5 October 1996.


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