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James Lamoreaux [Parents] was born on 3 Jan 1774 in Smith's Cove, , New York. He died in 1834. He married Sarah Hunter in 1795.

John G. STOUT, retired farmer, Forty Fort, was born June 3, 1813, at Nazareth, Pa., and is a son of Christian and Sarah (Gross) Stout, natives of Pennsylvania, and of German origin. Our subject, who is the second in a family of three children, two of whom are now living, was educated in the common schools, and at twenty-three years of age began work in the lumber woods, where he remained one year; then did general work two years, after which he came to Forty Fort, and was engaged in general work for five years. In 1844 he purchased his present farm, and rented the Myers farm, which he worked fourteen years. He then moved on his farm, and followed truck farming until he retired some years ago. On May 10, 1836, he married Eunice Lamoreaux, daughter of James and Sarah (Hunter) Lamoreaux, natives of Pennsylvania, and of French descent. Mr. and Mrs. Stout have three children: Robert, Anson, and Dyer. Our subject and wife are members of the Methodist Church, and in his political preferences he is a Republican.

Sarah Hunter was born about 1778. She married James Lamoreaux in 1795.

They had the following children:

  M i James Lamoreaux was born in 1797 in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. He died before 1800 in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.
  F ii Sarah Lamoreaux was born in 1799 in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.
  F iii Keturah Lamoreaux was born in 1800/1801 in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.
  F iv Jemima Lamoreaux was born in 1803 in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.
  M v John Lamoreux
  M vi Nathan Lamoreaux
  F vii Jemima Lamoreux
  M viii Owen Lamoreux
  M ix Freeman Lamoreaux was born in 1815/1817 in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.
  M x Daniel Lamoreux
  M xi Julius Lamoreux was born about 1822.
  F xii Mariah Lamoreux.
  F xiii Caturah Lamoreux.
  M xiv Jewell Lamoreux.

Pringle.

He had the following children:

  M i Samuel Pringle Sr.
  M ii James Pringle

Isaac Van Auken Schoonover [Parents] was born on 30 Nov 1781 in Walpack, Sussex County, New Jersey. He died in 1846. He married Rebecca Cooper.

Isaac Van Auken Schoonover from Binghamton, NY to West Terry/New Era, PA

Rebecca Cooper was born in 1780. She died in 1857 in , , Mn. She married Isaac Van Auken Schoonover.

They had the following children:

  F i Aseneth (Von) Schoonover
  F ii Annie Schoonover

Jonathan Stevens Hon. [Parents] was born on 16 Jul 1764 in Canterbury, , Conn.. He died on 13 Jun 1850 in prob., Standing Stone, Bradford County, , Pennsylvania. He was buried in Jun 1850 in Stevens Cem., Standing Stone, Bradford County, , Pennsylvania. He married Eleanor Adams on 20 Oct 1785.

Other marriages:
Shipley, Elizabeth (Waite)

In Am. Rev. To Standing Stone, Bradford Co., PA after Am. Rev., surveyor and asso. judge, Bradford Co., PA.

Eleanor Adams was born on 1 Feb 1764 in of Brooklyn, , New York. She died on 11 Oct 1834 in prob., Standing Stone, Bradford County, , Pennsylvania. She was buried in Oct 1834 in Stevens Cem., Standing Stone, Bradford County, , Pennsylvania. She married Jonathan Stevens Hon. on 20 Oct 1785.

They had the following children:

  M i Albegence Stevens was born on 16 Jun 1786 in Salisbury, , Conn.. He died in 1840 in , McHenry County, Il.
  M ii Asa Stevens
  M iii Seth Stevens was born on 7 Oct 1792 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. He died on 12 Nov 1876 in , , Mo.
  F iv Sarah Stevens
  M v Simon Stevens was born on 22 Apr 1797 in Black Walnut, Bradford County, , Pennsylvania. He died in Standing Stone, Bradford County, , Pennsylvania.
  F vi Lucy Stevens was born on 20 Aug 1799.
  M vii Jonathan Stevens
  F viii Eleanor Stevens was born on 12 Oct 1808.

Henry W. Withington was born in of Dorchester, , England.

He had the following children:

  F i Mary Withington

George Van Nest was born on 11 Aug 1791 in , Sussex County, New Jersey. He died in 1864. He married Aseneth (Von) Schoonover.

Other marriages:
Emery, Hannah

Removed from Sussex Co., NJ in 1816, settling the Henry Fisher place in Bradford Co., PA. George came first followed by his brothers, John Daniel and Isaac Whitfield and sister, Catherine who married Peter Lantz. George and Hannah had ten children.

Aseneth (Von) Schoonover [Parents] was born in 1800. She died on 24 Dec 1864. She married George Van Nest.

Other marriages:
Huyck, Abraham


Joel Rogers Rev. Elder [Parents] was born on 17 Mar 1780. He died on 29 Jul 1850. He was buried in Jul 1850 in Goss Cemetery, Harveyville, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. He married Polly Linn.

Other marriages:
Jackson, Mary
Bonhorn, Amy

The Will of
JOEL ROGERS

Will Book "B ", p. 429

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In the name of God amen, I, Joel Rogers of Tyler, Township of Huntington, County of Luzerne, and State of Pennsylvania, being of sound and disposing mind, Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament revoking all other.~

Item First, I give and bequeath to my widow (should I leave one) all the property She brought with her, and a good and comfortable maintainance, (or should She prefer it) such dowry as the law provides.~

Item Second, I give and bequeath to my grand Daughter, Mary Jane Rogers, daughter of my Son Lewis W. Rogers by Lucetta Maus, two hundred Dollars to be paid by my Executors to her, when She shall become of lawful age, on condition of her mother's discharging me from any liability to pay anything on the Bond given her, for the maintainance of the said Mary J. Rogers; and not otherwise.~

Item Third, I give and bequeath to my son Joel Jackson Rogers a certain piece of land, or the avails thereof, in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, part of Lot number twenty three, (the North end) Containing fifty acres more or less, Bounded on the South by land sold to Daniel Higgins (in the first tier of the fifth division lots in certified Plymouth).

Item fourth, I give and bequeath to my sons Joze Rogers and Stephen Rogers, the rest and residue of all my landed property of whatsoever name or nature in the township of Huntigton, And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said sons Joze Rogers and Stephen Rogers, Executors of this my last Will and Testament, with full and ample powers to collect debts and dispose of the property bequeathed to them, in such manner as shall best accomodate them to carry out the intention of this will and pay all debts which I may owe at my decease. $800.00 to be taken off my hands by them when fully declared.~ Giving their step mother a comfortable support and releiving her from Toil, care and perplexity as much as possible.~

Signed, sealed and declared to be my last Will and Testament, the thirtieth day of July one thousand eight hundred and forty seven.~

Joel Rogers

In presence of us:
{*This area is blank on the copy held at the Luzerne county Courthouse, but on 30 Jan 1851 George Bowman & Dr. Sidney H. Warner appeared at the Register of Wills Office to verify that the signature on the Will was that of Joel Rogers.}

Polly Linn [Parents] was born in 1777. She died on 31 Jul 1814 in Pennsylvania. She was buried in 1814 in Wadhams Cem., Plymouth, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. She married Joel Rogers Rev. Elder.


John Roberts was born in Woolaston, Glouchester, England.

He had the following children:

  M i Thomas Roberts Sr.

Joshua Lamoreaux [Parents] was born on 30 Aug 1793 in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. He died about 1839/1851 in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. He married Martha (Patty) Ives on 12 Dec 1813 in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.

Martha (Patty) Ives [Parents] was born on 24 Jul 1796. She died after 1851. She married Joshua Lamoreaux on 12 Dec 1813 in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania.

Patty Ives married 12 Dec 1813 to Joshua Lamereaux by Noah Wadhams.

They had the following children:

  M i Samuel A. Lamoreux
  M ii Darius Lamoreux
  M iii Thomas Lamoreux
  M iv Josiah Lamoreux
  F v Clarissa Lamoreux.
  F vi Almira Lamoreux.
  M vii William Lamoreux
  F viii Elizabeth (Betsey) L'Amoreus Lamoreux
  F ix Lucy Lamoreux was born about 1831.
  F x Emily Lamoreux was born about 1834.
  F xi Jeannette Lamoreux was born about 1839.

Joel Rogers Rev. Elder [Parents] was born on 17 Mar 1780. He died on 29 Jul 1850. He was buried in Jul 1850 in Goss Cemetery, Harveyville, Luzerne County, , Pennsylvania. He married Mary Jackson.

Other marriages:
Linn, Polly
Bonhorn, Amy

The Will of
JOEL ROGERS

Will Book "B ", p. 429

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In the name of God amen, I, Joel Rogers of Tyler, Township of Huntington, County of Luzerne, and State of Pennsylvania, being of sound and disposing mind, Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament revoking all other.~

Item First, I give and bequeath to my widow (should I leave one) all the property She brought with her, and a good and comfortable maintainance, (or should She prefer it) such dowry as the law provides.~

Item Second, I give and bequeath to my grand Daughter, Mary Jane Rogers, daughter of my Son Lewis W. Rogers by Lucetta Maus, two hundred Dollars to be paid by my Executors to her, when She shall become of lawful age, on condition of her mother's discharging me from any liability to pay anything on the Bond given her, for the maintainance of the said Mary J. Rogers; and not otherwise.~

Item Third, I give and bequeath to my son Joel Jackson Rogers a certain piece of land, or the avails thereof, in Jackson Township, Luzerne County, part of Lot number twenty three, (the North end) Containing fifty acres more or less, Bounded on the South by land sold to Daniel Higgins (in the first tier of the fifth division lots in certified Plymouth).

Item fourth, I give and bequeath to my sons Joze Rogers and Stephen Rogers, the rest and residue of all my landed property of whatsoever name or nature in the township of Huntigton, And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said sons Joze Rogers and Stephen Rogers, Executors of this my last Will and Testament, with full and ample powers to collect debts and dispose of the property bequeathed to them, in such manner as shall best accomodate them to carry out the intention of this will and pay all debts which I may owe at my decease. $800.00 to be taken off my hands by them when fully declared.~ Giving their step mother a comfortable support and releiving her from Toil, care and perplexity as much as possible.~

Signed, sealed and declared to be my last Will and Testament, the thirtieth day of July one thousand eight hundred and forty seven.~

Joel Rogers

In presence of us:
{*This area is blank on the copy held at the Luzerne county Courthouse, but on 30 Jan 1851 George Bowman & Dr. Sidney H. Warner appeared at the Register of Wills Office to verify that the signature on the Will was that of Joel Rogers.}

Mary Jackson was born on 24 Nov 1784. She died on 7 Oct 1836. She married Joel Rogers Rev. Elder.

They had the following children:

  M i Jose (Joze) Rogers
  M ii Joel Jackson Rogers was born on 4 Mar 1818.
  F iii Lydia Rogers was born on 24 Dec 1819. She died on 13 Sep 1844.
  M iv Lewis W. Rogers
  M v Stephen Rogers was born on 17 Apr 1824.

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