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Fourth Generation  

21.   John HOLCOMBE IV. (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Feb 16 1739, Lambertville, Hunterdon County NJ,[i] ref: B-4-2-1, m. abt 1762,[ii] Mary GREEN , b. Jun 26 1741, Amwell Twp, Hunderton County NJ,[iii] (daughter of Richard GREEN and Elizabeth _________ ) d. Oct 18 1828, Solesbury Twp, Bucks County PA,[iv]  they moved to Solebury, PA in 1792.  John died Feb 27 1818, Solesbury Twp, Bucks County, PA,[v]  Children born in Amwell, Hunterdon Co NJ.

                          Children:

            52.    i      Elizabeth HOLCOMBE b. Aug 27 1763, d. Jun  1 1855, Solesbury Twp, Bucks County PA,  never married.

        +  53.    ii     Samuel b. Mar 16 1765.

        +  54.    iii    Richard b. Sep 22 1767.

        +  55.    iv    Eleanor b. Mar 11 1770.

        +  56.    v     John b. May  1 1772.

        +  57.    vi    Sarah b. Apr  1 1775.

            58.    vii   Margaret HOLCOMBE b. Jan  1 1777, Hunterdon County NJ, occupation Farming, d. Nov 14 1854, Solesbury Twp, Bucks County PA,[vi] buried: Friends Burying Ground, Buckingham PA,  did not marry.

            59.    viii   Amariah HOLCOMBE also known as: Amaziah HOLCOMBE b. Aug 21 1780, d. Jul 19 1792.

            60.    ix    Daniel HOLCOMBE b. Feb  4 1784, m. Margaret WORTHINGTON ,  m 2nd John Miller.  Daniel died Aug 10 1806,  1 child, died young.

 

22.   Jacob HOLCOMBE II. (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Dec  7 1741, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-2, occupation Wheelwright, m. Rachel HYDE , b. Jan  4 1741, (daughter of John HYDE and Elizabeth LEBEAUX ) d. Jul  7 1814.  Jacob died Jan 11 1820, Twn of Amwell, Hunterdon County NJ,  listed in DAR Centennial Ed. pg 1455.

                          Children:

        +  61.    i      Mary b. 1762.

        +  62.    ii     Eleanor b. Dec  6 1765.

        +  63.    iii    Keziah b. Nov 10 1767.

            64.    iv    Elizabeth HOLCOMBE b. Amwell Twp, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-2-4.

        +  65.    v     Josiah b. Apr 16 1771.

        +  66.    vi    Jacob b. Feb  2 1778.

        +  67.    vii   Amy b. Feb  5 1780.

        +  68.    viii   Sophia b. Jun  5 1782.

 

23.   Phebe HOLCOMBE (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Oct 21 1743, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-3, m. Henry LOTT .  Phebe died aft Jul 8 1769,[vii]  3 more children died as infants.

                          Children:

            69.    i      Zephania LOTT .

            70.    ii     Henry LOTT II. .

            71.    iii    Samuel LOTT .

            72.    iv    George LOTT .

            73.    v     Elenor LOTT .

            74.    vi    Elizabeth LOTT .

            75.    vii   Elijah LOTT .

 

24.   Samuel HOLCOMBE II. (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Mar 17 1745, Hunterdon County NJ,[viii] ref: B-4-2-4, m. (1) Oct 26 1768,[ix] Mary STILLWELL , also known as: Mary Stillwell <Stephenson> d. abt 1770,[x]  2 sons, Samuel and George, m. (2) Sep 17 1781, in Rev Wm Frazer officiating,[xi] Sarah EMLEY , b. Oct 12 1759, (daughter of Elisha EMLEY and Ann ATKINSON ) d. aft Jul 1828.  Samuel died Feb  6 1817, near Mt Airy, NJ, buried: 1st Presb Churchyard, Woodbridge NJ,[xii]  listed in DAR Centennial Ed. pg 1456.

                          Children by Mary STILLWELL:

        +  76.    i      Samuel b. Jul 29 1769.

            77.    ii     George HOLCOMBE b. 1770, ref: B-4-2-4-2, m. Mar  6 1818, in Hunterdon Co, NJ by Wilson, J.P.,[xiii] Mary COATES , also known as: COATE George died Feb 13 1845, buried: Presb Ch Cem, New Brunswick NJ,  no children.

                          Children by Sarah EMLEY:

        +  78.    iii    Mary G. b. Feb 27 1782.

        +  79.    iv    Robert b. Mar 24 1783.

            80.    v     Elisha Emley HOLCOMBE b. Jan 26 1785, ref: B-4-2-4-5, d. Mar 31 1856, home, Mt Airy, W Amwell, Hunterdon Co NJ,[xiv] buried: Mt Airy, W Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ.

            81.    vi    Atkinson HOLCOMBE b. 1786, ref: B-4-2-4-6, d. bef Oct 1839,  did not marry.

        +  82.    vii   Thomas A. b. May  4 1787.

        +  83.    viii   Solomon b. Oct  4 1789.

        +  84.    ix    Lewis b. Mar 17 1794.

        +  85.    x     Hannah b. Mar 26 1798.

 

25.   George N. HOLCOMBE (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Apr  9 1747, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-5, occupation Blacksmith, m. Achsah KNOWLES , b. Dec 27 1754, (daughter of Joseph KNOWLES and Catherine GRANT ). George died May 12 1811, Hunterdon County NJ,  listed in DAR Centennial Ed. pg 1455.

                          Children:

        +  86.    i      Joseph b. Apr 20 1771.

            87.    ii     John HOLCOMBE V. b. 1773, W. Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ, ref: B-4-2-5-2.

            88.    iii    Samuel HOLCOMBE b. W. Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ, ref: B-4-2-5-3.

        +  89.    iv    George b. Mar    1786.

        +  90.    v     Achsah b. 1788.

 

26.   Elijah HOLCOMBE (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Sep 29 1750, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-6, m. Mary (Nancy?) BRITTAIN , also known as: BRITON b. 1746, (daughter of William BRITTAIN and Elizabeth _______ ) d. May  7 1824, Muskingum County OH, buried: Baptist Ch Cem, Deavertown, Morgan Co OH.  Elijah died Sep 10 1845, on a visit to dau in Hunterdon County NJ,[xv] buried: Lambertville Church Cemetery, NJ,  listed in DAR Centennial Ed. pg 1455.

                          Children:

        +  91.    i      John Brittain b. ?1770/1784?.

        +  92.    ii     Joseph b. Apr 21 1775.

        +  93.    iii    Mary .

            94.    iv    Rebecca HOLCOMBE b. Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-6-4.

            95.    v     Eleanor HOLCOMBE b. Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-6-5.

            96.    vi    Phoebe HOLCOMBE b. Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-6-6.

        +  97.    vii   Achsah b. Jul  3 1786.

        +  98.    viii   Jacob b. Dec 28 1788.

 

27.   Richard HOLCOMBE II. (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Dec 30 1752, Twn of Amwell, Hunterdon County NJ,[xvi] ref: B-4-2-7, occupation Surveyor of roads, m. Apr 23 1774, in New Jersey,[xvii] Hannah EMLEY , b. Mar  3 1755, (daughter of Elisha EMLEY and Ann ATKINSON ). Richard died Jan 26 1835, Hunterdon County NJ,  listed in DAR Centennial Ed. pg 1455.

                          Children:

        +  99.    i      Ann b. Jan 25 1775.

        +  100.   ii     Emley .

        +  101.   iii    Lucillia "Lucy" A. b. Dec 25 1779.

        +  102.   iv    George b. Dec 21 1781.

        +  103.   v     Eleanor b. Oct  9 1783.

            104.   vi    Theodocia HOLCOMBE b. May 17 1786, Amwell Twp, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-7-6.

        +  105.   vii   Elisha b. Jan 29 1788.

 

28.   Thomas HOLCOMBE (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Nov 19 1754, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-8, m. (1) Jul  1 1778,[xviii] Leah DEREMER , also known as: Leah DORMER, DOMNER d. Jun  6 1781,[xix]  one child died young, m. (2) May 29 1782, Mary T. HOLCOMBE , also known as: Mary F. HOLCOMBE b. Feb 29 1767, (daughter of Richard HOLCOMBE and Ann ATKINSON ) ref: B-4-6-2, d. Aug 19 1835.  Thomas died Jun  9 1822, prob Town of Amwell, Hunterton Co NJ,  listed in DAR Centennial Ed. pg 1456.

                          Children by Leah DEREMER:

            106.   i      Abraham HOLCOMBE d. young.

                          Children by Mary T. HOLCOMBE:

        +  107.   ii     Richard b. Sep  1 1783.

            108.   iii    John HOLCOMBE b. Sep 25 1785, ref: B-4-2-8-3, m. Feb 16 1811, Sarah BUTTERFOSS , b. Nov  9 1790, (daughter of Daniel BUTTERFOSS and Esther ___________ ) d. Jan 15 1890, buried: Mt Pleasant Cem, Alexandria, Hunterdon.  John died Mar  3 1858, buried: Mt Pleasant Cem, Alexandria, Hunterdon.[xx]

            109.   iv    Abraham HOLCOMBE b. Feb  8 1788, ref: B-4-2-8-4, d. by Nov 1853, Hunterdon County NJ,  did not marry.

        +  110.   v     Leah b. May 28 1790.

        +  111.   vi    Elias b. May 23 1793.

        +  112.   vii   Thomas T. b. Jul 10 1795.

        +  113.   viii   Henry b. Aug  5 1797.

        +  114.   ix    Ralph b. Nov 22 1799.

        +  115.   x     Ann b. Jun  5 1803.

        +  116.   xi    Maria b. Mar 30 1805.

 

29.   Elizabeth HOLCOMBE (8.Samuel3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Oct 14 1756, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-2-9, m. bef 1778, John BELLIS , also known as: BELLES or BELLOWSFELT b. Aug 20 1756, Rocktown NJ, (son of Barnet BELLIS and Mary ________ ) d. Jan 28 1829, Alexandria Twp, buried: Mt Pleasant, NJ.  Elizabeth died Jun  4 1843, buried: Mt Pleasant, NJ,  10 or 11 children.

                          Children:

        +  117.   i      Grace Holcombe b. Oct 28 1778.

            118.   ii     Barnet BELLIS II. b. Mar  6 1781, d. young.

            119.   iii    Charlotte BELLIS b. Jul 17 1782, ref: B-4-2-9-3, m. James DALRYMPLE .  Charlotte died Oct  6 1823,  11 children unnamed (Chris Bellis).

        +  120.   iv    Mary b. Aug 27 1784.

        +  121.   v     Eleanor b. Jul 17 1786.

        +  122.   vi    Samuel b. Sep  7 1787.

        +  123.   vii   Rebecca b. May  9 1789.

        +  124.   viii   Phebe b. Dec  7 1790.

        +  125.   ix    Uriel b. Oct 22 1792.

        +  126.   x     Isaac b. Dec 29 1794.

        +  127.   xi    John b. Mar  7 1797.

 

30.   Sarah CALVIN (9.Grace3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Feb  1 1739, ref: B-4-3-1, m. Joseph LANDIS .  Sarah  McPherson, op cit, p 285, col 2.

                          Children:

        +  128.   i      Jesse b. Jan 29 1791.

 

33.   Reading HOWELL (11.Julia3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. 1743, Amwell Twp, Hunterdon County NJ, ref: B-4-5-3, occupation Civil Engineer, m. Mar 28 1782, Catherine YERKES , b. Jun 19 1755, (daughter of Harman YERKES and Mary STROUD ) d. bef Jun 30 1821,[xxi]  Yerkes Gen, #46, p. 19, 37-8.  Reading  Served in the Rev War.

                          Children:

            129.   i      Clarissa Julianna HOWELL b. Philadelphia PA, d. 1874, Philadelphia, PA,  did not marry.

        +  130.   ii     Harriet Ann .

        +  131.   iii    Henrietta Maria .

        +  132.   iv    Courtland Daniel .

            133.   v     John Fisher HOWELL b. Philadelphia PA, buried: St Paul's Churchyard, Norfolk VA,  did not marry.

            134.   vi    Edward Yerkes HOWELL b. Philadelphia PA, ref: B-4-5-3-6, d. Mar 13 1850, Philadelphia PA,  did not marry.

            135.   vii   Rebecca HOWELL b. Philadelphia PA, ref: B-4-5-3-7, d. Sep    1881, Philadelphia PA,  did not marry.

            136.   viii   Catherine Augusta HOWELL b. 1800, Philadelphia County PA, ref: B-4-5-3-8, m. Thomas (Gen) FLOURNEY ,  of Augusta, Ga.  Catherine died Nov 21 1900, Philadelphia County PA.[xxii]

 

34.   Sarah HOLCOMBE (12.Richard3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. 1751, ref: B-4-6-1, m. Feb  6 1781, in Hunterdon Co NJ,[xxiii] Isaac LEECH III. , b. Mar 12 1754, Cheltenham Twp, Montgomery Co, PA,[xxiv] (son of Isaac LEECH JR. and Martha THOMAS ) occupation Tanner in Cheltenham, d. Jun 26 1834.  Sarah died Nov 23 1825.[xxv]

                          Children:

        +  137.   i      Isaac b. Mar 18 1782.

            138.   ii     Richard H. LEECH b. Mar 25 1784, ref: B-4-6-1-2.

        +  139.   iii    Mary b. Jun 26 1786.

            140.   iv    Martha LEECH b. Aug  8 1789, ref: B-4-6-1-4, m. Aquilla NEWBURN .

            141.   v     Joseph LEECH b. Nov 26 1792, ref: B-4-6-1-5, m. Harriet STEWART .

            142.   vi    Rachel LEECH b. Oct 20 1795, ref: B-4-6-1-6, m. Henry RORER ,  Daniel ROVER in McPherson.  Rachel  had issue.

            143.   vii   Robert LEECH b. Jul 14 1802, d. May 27 1802.

            144.   viii   Sarah LEECH b. Feb 26 1804, ref: B-4-6-1-7, m. Joseph McCARTER , also known as: McCARTA.

 

35.   Mary T. HOLCOMBE also known as: Mary F. HOLCOMBE (12.Richard3, 5.John2, 1.John1) (See marriage to number 28.)

 

36.   John HOLCOMBE III. (12.Richard3, 5.John2, 1.John1) b. Nov 30 1768, ref: B-4-6-3, m. Mary NAILER , (daughter of David NAILER ). John died Sep 30 1851, buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Lambertville NJ.

                          Children:

        +  145.   i      John Atkinson b. abt    1817.

 

37.   Jacob WALTON (13.Mary3, 6.Jacob2, 1.John1) b. Aug  6 1751, m. Dec 16 1778, in Buckingham Meeting, Bucks County PA,[xxvi] Lydia GILBERT , (daughter of Thomas GILBERT and probably Sarah _____ ) d. aft May 1817.  Jacob died Oct  1 1817,  Walton Gen, #256 pp. 55, 115.

                          Children:

        +  146.   i      Jacob b. Sep 22 1779.

        +  147.   ii     Thomas b. Jun 19 1781.

        +  148.   iii    Alice b. May 16 1783.

        +  149.   iv    Sarah b. Dec 20 1786.

 

41.   Rachel WALTON (13.Mary3, 6.Jacob2, 1.John1) b. Apr 14 1758, m. (1) Dec 10 1783, in Buckingham Meeting, Bucks County PA, Joseph MYERS , (son of John MYERS ) m. (2) Nov 14 1793, James WILDMAN , (son of James WILDMAN and Mary ________ ) d. abt Dec 1844.  Rachel died bef Dec 1844,  Walton Gen, #260 pp. 55, 116.

                          Children by Joseph MYERS:

            150.   i      Samuel MYERS d. by 1870,  Walton Gen, #260.1 p. 116.

                          Children by James WILDMAN:

            151.   ii     Mary WILDMAN m. by 1845, Thomas NEWBOLD .  Mary  Walton Gen, #260 2 p. 116.

            152.   iii    Rachel WILDMAN   Walton Gen, #260 3 p. 116;.

            153.   iv    James WILDMAN b. abt    1801, Pennsylvania, m. by 1845, Rachel WATSON , b. abt    1801, Pennsylvania, d. 1878.  James died 1873,  Walton Gen, #260 4 p. 116.

 

42.   William Walker WALTON (13.Mary3, 6.Jacob2, 1.John1) b. Sep 27 1759, m. Nov 21 1788, in Horsham Mo Mtg, Hannah SHOEMAKER , b. Mar  9 1764, (daughter of Isaac SHOEMAKER and Hannah ROBERTS ) d. Oct  2 1819.  William died Jan 23 1836,  Walton Gen, #261 pp. 55, 117.

                          Children:

        +  154.   i      Rebecca b. Nov  4 1790.

        +  155.   ii     Joseph S. b. Dec  5 1792**.

        +  156.   iii    John b. Oct 22 1795.

            157.   iv    Mary S. WALTON b. Oct 27 1797, Pennsylvania, m. 1844, Ezra MICHENER MD. , also known as: MITCHNER b. Nov 24 1794, Pennsylvania, (son of Mordecai MICHENER and Alice DUNN ) d. Jun 24 1887,  prev marriage to Sarah Spencer.  Mary died Mar  1 1885,  Walton Gen, #261 699 pp. 117, 244.

        +  158.   v     Phebe b. Jul 22 1799.

        +  159.   vi    Isaac S. b. 1802.

        +  160.   vii   Hannah b. abt 1804.

 

44.   Amos WALTON (13.Mary3, 6.Jacob2, 1.John1) b. Apr  1 1763, m. Nov 28 1797, in Philadelphia PA by Alderman M. Hillegas, Elizabeth CLOER , b. Apr 25 1778.  Amos  Walton Gen, #263 pp. 55, 117-118.

                          Children:

        +  161.   i      Emily b. Oct 24 1798.

        +  162.   ii     Hiram b. Apr  4 1800.

            163.   iii    Mary WALTON b. Feb 25 1802, m. Henry YOUND .  Mary  Walton Gen, # 263 705 p. 248.

        +  164.   iv    Amos b. Dec  9 1803.

        +  165.   v     Jesse b. Feb  8 1806.

            166.   vi    Eliza WALTON b. Dec    1808, d. d y,  Walton Gen, # 263 708 p. 118.

            167.   vii   Holcomb WALTON b. Jul 23 1811, m. Martha NELSON .  Holcomb  Walton Gen, # 263 709 pp. 118, 249.

            168.   viii   Joseph WALTON b. Apr 12 1813,  Walton Gen, # 263 710 p. 118.

        +  169.   ix    Elijah b. Nov  8 1815.

            170.   x     John C. WALTON b. Dec 15 1819, Pennsylvania, m. Celinda or Ann? , b. Pennsylvania.  John  Walton Gen, # 263 712 pp. 118, 249.

 

47.   Jacob Garrigues (15.Rebecca3, 6.Jacob2, 1.John1) b. 17 Nov 1750, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA,[xxvii] ref: 3350, m. 28 Apr 1773, in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA,[xxviii] Mary Ashton , b. 1759, ref: 3405, d. BEF. MAY 1807, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, buried: 1807, probably Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.  Jacob died ABT. 14 JUN 179, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA,[xxix] buried: 14 Jun 1794, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA.[xxx]

                          Children:

        +  171.   i      Sarah .

            172.   ii     Mary Ann Garrigues b. ABT. 1780, ref: 1028, d. 12 Jun 1833, New York City, NY, buried: JUN 1833.

            173.   iii    Horace Garrigues b. ABT. 1781, ref: 3485, d. 10 Jan 1826, buried: JAN 1826, Blockley Cemetery.

            174.   iv    Joseph Garrigues b. ABT. 1782, ref: 3486.

 

51.   Jacob HOLCOMBE II. (16.Thomas3, 6.Jacob2, 1.John1) b. 1742, ref: B-5-1-1, m. Jun 19 1768, Esther LIVZEY , also known as: Catharine (daughter of John LIVZEY and Katherine _______ ). Jacob  possibly 7 children.

                          Children:

            175.   i      John HOLCOMBE b. 1769.

            176.   ii     Thomas HOLCOMBE II. .

        +  177.   iii    Catherine b. Dec 29 1774.

            178.   iv    Laviniah HOLCOMBE ref: B-5-1-1-4, m. Dec 23 1795, William LANNING .

 

  ENDNOTES

[i]  The HOLCOMBES, Nation Builders, by Mrs Lewin D. McPherson, 1947  B-4-2-1 P 243 Holcombe Genealogy by Rev Charles T Holcombe #125, P. 9

[ii]  Edwin Harrington, Genealogist and author of Carversville, Bucks County PA. Chart gives aprroximate marriage date of John Holcombe & Mary Green p. 110

[iii]  Henke, ibid., states b Aug 26, 1741 d Oct 18, 1828, apparently quoting Seaver on the Holcomb(e) Families.

[iv]  BIBLE RECORDS FROM THE LIBRARY (Bucks County Historical Society: 1972, Doylestown PA).  Holcombe/Walker Family Bible; date of death - previous entry was 1829 rather than 1828 in Bible Records.

[v]  Mary Alice Henke, HOLCOMBE-DOANE-HENKE FAMILY HISTORY, Vol I, p. 2 (available direct from author and publisher, P O Box 351, Enders, NB 69027).  copy sent by C Filiputti Nov 1995.  Nations Builders p 243; Intelligencer Deaths p 46.

[vi]  Bucks County Registration of Deaths, Bucks County Orphans Court, Doylestown PA Certificate of death returned by Charles Holcomb, parents John & Mary Holcomb gives occp as farming and birthplace as Hunterdon Co, NJ p. 100

[vii]  Phebe is reference in her father's will made Jul 8, 1769.

[viii]  Davis, William W. H., HISTORY OF BUCKS COUNTY PENNSYLVANNIA Vol III, The Lewis Publishing Company, New York 1905 (found in NEHGS library) p. 321

[ix]  microfilm copies of original marriage bonds - NJ Dept. of  Education #424;   Samuel HOLCOMB of Hunterdon County obtained license of marriage for obtained license of marriage for himself and for Mary STEVENSON

[x]  Jesse Seaver, THE HOLCOMB(E) GENEALOGY; ..., American Historical-genealogical Society (Philadelphia, 1925).  Copy from John (Jack) Holcombe; Lib Congr CS71 .H725. p. 123

[xi]  Jesse Seaver, THE HOLCOMB(E) GENEALOGY; ..., American Historical-genealogical Society (Philadelphia, 1925). Confirms date of marriage and adds officiant. p. 123

[xii]  www.findagrave.com, First Presbyterian Churchyard, Woodbridge NJ give dates as b Mar 18, 1745, d Feb 6 1817

[xiii]  Hiram E. Deats, MARRIAGE RECORDS OF Hunterdon County, New Jersey 1795 - 1875 (Flemington NJ: Deats, 1918). Co Clk record Vol 2 p 295 "Holcombe, George and Mary Coate, Mch, 6, 1818, 2-295 (Wilson, J.P.)" pp. 61, 139

[xiv]  The Hunterdon Co Democrat, Apr 9, 1856, Vol XVII, No. 38 (886) transcription online, http://www.njsuttonfamily.org/Newspaper/paperhistory.htm At (home) in Mount Airy, on the 31st ult, Capt. Elisha E. Holcombe in 72d year

[xv]  Elizabeth Weir McPherson, THE HOLCOMBES NATION BUILDERS (Self Publ: 1947); Republished by Higginson.  Recites that Elijah died on a visit to one of his daughters in Hunterdon Co, NJ and was buried in Lambertville. p. 258 col 1

[xvi]  Virgil D. White, Abstractor, GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION FILES (Waynesboro TN: Nat Hist Pub Co, 1990).  Pension S1020 NJ Line. Confirms birthdate, and place of birth as Amwell. p. 1675

[xvii]  William Nelson, New Jersey Marriage Records, 1665-1800, Paterson NJ: The Press Printing 1900;  Marriage Licenses, EF, GH (Reproduced on Fam Archive CD #192). marriage license date, both Hunterdon, 1774, April 23 - confirms McPherson. pp. 133 & 183

[xviii]  William Nelson, New Jersey Marriage Records, 1665-1800, Paterson NJ: The Press Printing 1900;  Marriage Licenses, C-D (Reproduced on Fam Archive CD #192). gives marriage license date, Hunterdon, 1778, June 25. pp. 116 & 183

[xix]  The HOLCOMBES, Nation Builders, by Mrs Lewin D. McPherson, 1947 B-4-2-8 p. 281

[xx]  Beverly G. Kirby-McDonough <bmcdon@ptd.net> MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY INTERMENTS notations (2006 by email listing). John Holcombe next to Sarah 09-25-1785 to 03-03-1858

[xxi]  Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes family with notes on the Leech and Rutter families (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1904). p. 19

[xxii]  Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes family with notes on the Leech and Rutter families (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1904). p. 38

[xxiii]  The marriage date is confirmed in New Jersey Source Records, 1600's-1800's New Jersey Marriage Records, 1665-1800, Marriage Licenses, G-H (Family Tree Maker's CD# 518) Josiah Granville Leach, op cit, has Feb 8, 1781. p. 203

[xxiv]  Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes family with notes on the Leech and Rutter families (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1904). Chelten Twp, originally in Philadelphia Co, became part of Montgomery Co p. 221

[xxv]  Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes family with notes on the Leech and Rutter families (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1904). Previous date of death was "1826" p. 223

[xxvi]  Norman Walton Swayne, BYBERRY WALTONS: an account of four English brothers . . (Philadelphia, Pa.: Printed by Stephenson Bros., 1958). gives name of wife and year of marriage pp. 55 & 115

[xxvii]  Early Quaker Records of Philadelphia Pennsylvania Volume 1, 1682-1750 Anna Miller Watring Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications 1997 p. 365, Page 6

[xxviii]  Names of Persons for whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued in the Province of Pen Compiled by John B. Linn & William H. Egle Originally published as Volume II, Second Series, Pennsylvania Archives Harris

[xxix]  Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2 William Wade Hinshaw Ann Arbor: Edwards Bros., 1938 p. 365

[xxx]  Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2 William Wade Hinshaw Ann Arbor: Edwards Bros., 1938 p. 365

 

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