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1789 On 14 of month 2, Benjamin Schooley, son of James and Mary Schooley, was born in Burlington County, New Jersey. [1][2][3]

1791 Ann Kirkbride Ivins was born on 19th of 5th month 1791. [4][5][6][7][8]

1815 On the 4th of 5th month, Benjamin Schooley, of Nottingham, son of James and Mary, and Ann Kirkbride Ivins, daughter of Samuel and Ann Ivins, were married at the Chesterfield Meeting of Friends. [9][10][11]

1816 On 3 of month 12, A certificate was issued to the Philadelphia meeting for Benjamin Schooley and wife Ann K Schooley and infant son Samuel I Schooley, who had moved to the limits of the Philadelphia meeting. [12][13][14][15]

1817 On 2 December, "The case of Benjamin Schooley who has been treated with by the Overseers on account of his failing in his circumstances, and for having left the city and taken his property without the knowledge of this creditors to treat further with him on these acct." [16]

1819 On 21 of month 9, a certificate was requested from the Philadelphia meeting to Benjamin Schooley and wife Ann K Schooley and their sons Samuel and James to remove to Chesterfield. [17][18]

1820 Benjamin Schooley was taxed in Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. [19]

1823 On 14 July, Benjamin Schooley, living near the drawbridge in Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey posted a notice about an apprentice named Farnsworth Rose who ran away from Benjamin Schooley's tailoring business in Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. A reward of 6 cents was posted. [20]

1823 On 25 August, Benoni Chamberlin, an apprentice for Benjamin Schooley, was killed by lightning. Benjamin Schooley was reported as living near the drawbridge over Crosswicks Creek. [21]

1826 On 25th of 2nd month, James Schooley (Benjamin's father) died, likely in Nottingham Twp. Letters of administration for the estate of James Schooley, late of Burlington County, were issued to Joseph Schooley, Mary Schooley, and Benjamin Schooley. [22]

1828 In month 1, Benjamin and Ann Schooley with minors Samuel I, James R, Sarah, Rebecca, Ann, Elizabeth, and Mary Schooley were listed as belonging to the Trenton Preparative meeting. [23]

1830 Benjamin Schooly (age 30-40), wife (age 40-50), Males 2 (age 10-15), and Females: 2 (age 0-5), 2 (age 5-10), and 1 (age 10-15) lived in Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. Although the ages for Benjamin and Ann do not match the adult ages in this census record, the children's ages do match this family. Nearby listings were for Benjamin's brothers Isaac Scholey and James Schooley. [24][25]

1836 Benjamin Schooley was not listed in the Cincinnati directory. [26]

1837 Benjamin Schooley and family transferred from Chesterfield meeting, New Jersey, to Cincinnati, Ohio [date 1837,4,4]. [27][28][29][30]

1837 Benjamin Schooley paid personal property tax in Jackson Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [31]

1839-40 "Schooley, Benj (NJ) Tailor, res[idence], Abigail b[etween] Syc and Bdy." was listed in the Cincinnati Directory. [32]

1840 Benjamin Schooley (age 50-60) lived in Ward 6 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (age 50-60) with 4 other males and 5 females in the house. [33]

1842 Benjamin Schooley was listed in the Cincinnati directory, sixth ward, tailor, 5th between Western Row and John. James R Schooley, cooper, [likely the son of Benjamin] had the same address [34]. The 1869 Titus atlas shows the Quaker church between John Street in Ward 4, a few blocks from Ward 6, and the adjacent street named Central Avenue, perhaps previously named Western Row. Photocopy,  1869 atlas of Cincinnati by Titus

1843 Benjamin Schooley was listed in the Cincinnati directory, tailor, 5th between Western Row and John. James R Schooley, cooper, boards, B Schooley, had the same address. [35]

1845 Daughter Sarah Schooley married MC Page. [36]

1849-50 Benjamin Schooley was a sexton at the Friend's Meeting House, s.s., 5th, between W. Row and John. [37]

1850 Benj[amin] Schooley lived in Ward 6, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Benjamin (age 61) lived with wife Ann S (age 60). Son Benjamin was the only child remaining at home. Mathew Summers (age 85) and Charles ?utchell (age 20) were also in the household. Son Benjamin Jr was also (double) listed in the household of MC Page (age 32) and Sarah Schooley Page (age 30), who lived in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio with daughter Elizabeth (age 5), and Sarah's brother Benjamin Schooley. [38][39]

1853 Benjamin Schooley, Friends Church, s.s., 5th, b[etween] W[estern] Row and John, was listed in the Cincinnati directory. [40]. Both the Orthodox and the Hicksite 1st Friends Church were listed on 5th between Western Row and John Streets [41].

1855 Jas. [perhaps son James, since same address as 1853 entry] Schooley, cooper, 5th, b W. Row and John, was listed in the Cincinnati directory. [42]

1855 Son Benjamin Schooley was committed to a lunatic asylum. [43]

1857 Benjamin Schooley and Ann transferred to the White River Monthly Meeting in Indiana on 20 August 1857. [44]. On 14 Oct Benjamin Schooley was received by the White River Monthly Meeting. This corresponds to their move to Darke County, Ohio. [45][46]

1857 Land of Benjamin Schooley was listed in section 3 of Jackson Twp, Darke County, Ohio [47]. Just north was land of WB Page. William Benton Page was a cousin of MC Page.

1860 Benjamin Schooley (age 71) and Ann K [Ann Kirkbride Ivins] Schooley (age 69), both born in New Jersey, lived in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. Benjamin was a farmer and their estate was valued at $1200+$150 [48]. Living nearby were the families of MC Page's cousins William B Page (age 33) and Robert S Hartman (age 35)[49]. On the next page of the census was the entry for the family of daughter Catherine and son-in-law Joseph Lattin. [50][51]

1865 Benjamin Schooley's son Benjamin died. The documents named son-in-law MC Page and showed his involvement in legal aspects of the estate settlement of son Benjamin Schooley Jr. Photocopy,  Benjamin Schooley Jr Estate.

1868 Daughter Sarah died and was buried in the Union City Cemetery in Indiana. [52]

1868 Benjamin Schooley's estate was settled. Thomas B Page was an appraiser. A note of son-in-law MC Page and his son-in-law Charles T Pickett was involved.

c1868 Photocopy,  Cincinnati Quaker Meeting Records for this family.

Research Notes:

There is a Benjamin Schooley family at Spiceland meeting, Indiana. Spouses include Jemima Draper and Sarah Johnson. [53]

1824 On 4 of month 10, "A certificate was received for Benjamin Schooley from Newgarden Monthly Meeting Indiana dated 2nd month 21st 1824" [54]

1833 On 13 of month 7, at the Cherry Grove monthly meeting, Randolph County, Indiana, "Those appointed in the case of Benjamin Schooley' will report in the next meeting. [55]

1833 On 14 of month 9, Benjamin Schooley & s granted certificate from Cherry Grove Meeting to Spiceland MM. Ind. [56]

The New Jericho cemetery, where Benjamin and Ann were buried, is located near the original Jericho (Quaker) Meetinghouse, on Owl Creek. In 1833 a "new" cemetery was begun on a mound about a mile west of Old Jericho. In 1938, the stone markers that still existed were taken up and placed in the sides of a single large stone. A fence was put up surrounding this stone. Look west from County Road 500E, about a half mile north of County Road 100S. It is at the edge of the woods. Adjacent burial is Aaron K Schooley, relationship unknown, Nov 12, 1868. Age 77 years, no photo.

1867 On 24 May, Benjamin Schooley died at age 78. He was buried at Jericho cemetery, Wayne Twp, Randolph County, Indiana. [57] Aaron K Schooley was buried in the same graveyard. [58]

1876 Ann H [sic K?] Schooley was buried at Jericho Cemetery, Wayne Twp, Randolph County, Indiana. [59]

1880 The death of an Ann Ivins on 16 Dec 1880 at age 80 was given in a family bible. [60] This bible entry could refer to this Ann Kirkbride Ivins Schooley, based on the fact that Benjamin Schooley's mother was Mary Rogers.

Footnotes:

[1] Chesterfield Meeting, Births and Burials, page 56, image 131, [Ancestry_Image].

[2] Chesterfield Quaker meeting, page 89, image 197, [Ancestry_Image].

[3] James B. Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised (1988), 350.

[4] Upper Springfield Meeting, page 12, image 28, [Ancestry_Image].

[5] James B. Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised (1988), 350.

[6] Charles Platt Jr, Thomas Platt of Burlington, New Jersey and his Descendants (Peterborough: Richard R Smith Co, 1967), 317.

[7] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 3 (1995), 27.

[8] Family History Library microfilm, 0974060, [FHL_Film_Catalog].

[9] Chesterfield meeting, page 212, image 200, [Ancestry_Image].

[10] Chesterfield Quaker meeting, image 25, [Ancestry_Image].

[11] James B. Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised (1988), 350.

[12] Chesterfield Quaker meeting, image 323, top left, [Ancestry_Image].

[13] Philadelphia meeting, image 153, top right, [Ancestry_Image].

[14] Philadelphia meeting, image 485, [Ancestry_Image].

[15] Philadelphia Meeting, image 398, [Ancestry_Image].

[16] Philadelphia Quaker meeting, image 515, [Ancestry_Image].

[17] Chesterfield Quaker meeting, image 84, [Ancestry_Image].

[18] Philadelphia meeting, image 250, right, [Ancestry_Image].

[19] James B. Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised (1988), 350.

[20] Newspaper, Trenton Federalist, 26 of 6th month, 1823.

[21] Newspaper, Trenton Federalist, 25 Aug 1823.

[22] Burlington County New Jersey, Administration and guardianship records A-300, [FamilySearch_Image].

[23] Cherry Grove Quaker meeting, image 42, [Ancestry_Image].

[24] US census, 1830, Reel 0080, Image 298, line 5 from bottom, [Internet Archive].

[25] FamilySearch.org, US census, 1830, [FamilySearch_Record].

[26] David Henry Shaffer, The Cincinnati Directory Advertiser for 1836 (J H Woodruff, 1836), 152, [HathiTrust], [Cincinnati_Library].

[27] Chesterfield Quaker meeting, image 4, right, [Ancestry_Image].

[28] Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting, image 16, [Ancestry_Image].

[29] Chesterfield Quaker meeting, image 38, [Ancestry_Image].

[30] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 5 [Ohio] (1946), 929.

[31] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 549, [HathiTrust].

[32] Shaffers, The Cincinnati Advertising Directory for 1839-40 (1839), 346, [Cincinnati_Library].

[33] FamilySearch.org, US census, 1840, line 16, [FamilySearch_Record].

[34] Charles Cist, compiler, Cincinnati Directory for the year 1842 (Cincinnati: E Morgan & Company, 1842), 393, [Cincinnati_Library].

[35] Charles Cist, compiler, Cincinnati Directory (Cincinnati: E Morgan & Company, 1843), 309, [Cincinnati_Library].

[36] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 5 [Ohio] (1946), 925, cited under Page. Date: 1845,11,20.

[37] Williams' Cincinnati Directory and Business Advertiser for 1849-50 (Cincinnati: C. S. Williams, 1849), 251, [Cincinnati_Library].

[38] US census, 1850, Reel 0689, Image 54, family 363, [Internet Archive].

[39] FamilySearch.org, US census, 1860, [FamilySearch_Record].

[40] Williams' Cincinnati Directory, City Guide, and Business Mirror (Cincinnati: C. S. Williams, 1853), 343, [HathiTrust], [Cincinnati_Library].

[41] Williams' Cincinnati Directory, City Guide, and Business Mirror (Cincinnati: C. S. Williams, 1853), 78, [HathiTrust], [Cincinnati_Library].

[42] Williams' Cincinnati Directory and Business Advertiser for 1855 (Cincinnati: C. S. Williams, 1855), 191, [Cincinnati_Library].

[43] Garst Historical Museum, Darke County, Ohio (http://www.garstmuseum.org/genealogy.php). Genealogy Archives, Document.

[44] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 5 [Ohio] (1946), 929.

[45] Friends Records, list of available records, [Link].

[46] Willard Heiss, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 7, Part Two [White River Meeting, Indiana] (1965), 360, or 415, not seen.

[47] J. Chase, Map of Darke County, Ohio, from surveys and county records (Philadelphia: S. H. Matthews, 1857), [Library_Congress].

[48] US census, 1860, Reel 956, Image 653, family 319, [Internet Archive].

[49] US census, 1860, Reel 956, Image 653, family 313, [Internet Archive].

[50] US census, 1860, Reel 956, Image 654, family 323, [Internet Archive].

[51] FamilySearch.org, US census, 1860, [FamilySearch_Record].

[52] Find A Grave Memorial 27767581, [Find_A_Grave].

[53] Spiceland Meeting, U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, image 1018, [Ancestry_Image].

[54] Cherry Grove Quaker meeting, image 42, [Ancestry_Image].

[55] Cherry Grove Quaker meeting, image 48, [Ancestry_Image].

[56] U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, Cherry Grove Monthly Meeting (H-Y), [Ancestry_Image].

[57] Find A Grave Memorial 73356821, [Find_A_Grave].

[58] Ebenezer Tucker, History of Randolph County, Indiana: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches (Chicago: Kingman, 1882), 125, right column, [Google Book].

[59] Find A Grave Memorial 97872684, [Find_A_Grave].

[60] Claude J. K. Anderson, "Taylor - Rogers Family Record," The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey 30 (1955), 20-24, at 23.


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