1789 Benjamin Schooley was born on 14th of 2nd month 1789 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  1791 Ann Kirkbride Ivins was born on 19th of 5th month 1791.  1815 Benjamin Schooley (of Notttingham) and Ann Kirkbride Ivins were married on the 4th of 5th month at the Chesterfield Meeting of Friends. Witnesses included Ezekiel and Ann Rogers.  1820 Benjamin Schooley was taxed in Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey.  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.  1823 On 25 Aug, Benoni Chamberlin, an apprentice for Benjamin Schooley, was killed by lightning. Benjamin Schooley was reported as living near the drawbridge over Crosswicks Creek.  1826 On 25th of 2nd month, James Schooley 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.  1830 Benjamin Schooly (age 30-40), wife (age 40-50), 2 male age 10-15, 2 F age 0-5, 2 F age 5-10, and one female 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.  1834 Benjamin Schooley was not listed in the Cincinnati directory.  1837 Benjamin Schooley and family transferred from Chesterfield meeting, New Jersey, to Cincinnati, Ohio [date 1837,4,4].  1837 Benjamin Schooley paid personal property tax in Jackson Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. 1839-40 "Schooley, Benj (NJ) Tailor, res, Abigail b Syc and Bdy."  1840 Benjamin Schooley lived in Ward 6 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (age 50-60) with 4 other males and 5 females in the house.  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.  Photocopy 1869 atlas of Cincinnati by Titus 1845 Daughter Sarah Schooley married MC Page. 1849-50 Benjamin Schooley was a sexton at the Friend's Meeting House, s.s., 5th, between W. Row and John.  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.  1853 Benjamin Schooley, Friends Church, s.s., 5th, b W. Row and John, was listed in the Cincinnati directory.  1855 Son Benjamin Schooley was committed to a lunatic asylum.  1857 Benjamin Schooley and Ann transferred to the White River Monthly Meeting in Indiana on 20 August 1857. . On 14 Oct Benjamin Schooley was received by the White River Monthly Meeting. This corresponds to their move to Darke County, Ohio.  1857 Land of Benjamin Schooley was listed in section 3 of Jackson Twp, Darke County, Ohio . 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 . Living nearby were the families of MC Page's cousins William B Page (age 33) and Robert S Hartman (age 35). On the next page of the census was the entry for the family of daughter Catherine and son-in-law Joseph Lattin.  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. 1867 On 24 May, Benjamin Schooley died at age 78. He was buried at Jericho cemetery, Wayne Twp, Randolph County, Indiana.  1868 Daughter Sarah died and was buried in the Union City Cemetery in Indiana.  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. 1876 Ann H [sic K?] Schooley was buried at Jericho Cemetery, Wayne Twp, Randolph County, Indiana.  1880 The death of an Ann Ivins on 16 Dec 1880 at age 80 was given in a family bible.  No corresponding death appears in the 1880 census mortality schedule. This bible entry could refer to this Ann Kirkbride Ivins Schooley, based on the fact that Benjamin Schooley's mother was Mary Rogers. Research Notes: 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. Footnotes [Link] opens the Link in a new tab of your browser.  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 350  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 350  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 350  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 350  Trenton Federalist Newspaper, 26 of 6th month, 1823  Trenton Federalist Newspaper, 25 Aug 1823  familysearch.org, New Jersey, Probate Records, 1678-1980, Burlington, Administration and guardianship records 1804-1864, A-300  US census, 1830  E Deming.The Cincinnati Dorectory, for the year 1834 (1834):152  William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol 5 [Ohio], (1946):929  David Henry Shaffer. The Cincinnati Covington, Newport and Fulton Directory for 1840. Shaffer's Advertising Directory for 1839-40 (1839):346  US census, 1840  Cincinnati Directory for 1842. http://www.morganohiolibrary.com/CincinnatiDirectory1842.html:393  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  Williams' Cincinnati Directory and Business Advertiser for 1849-1850, page 251  US census, 1850 (Reel.Page): 0689.54, family 363, [Link]  Williams' Cincinnati Directory Vol 4, for 1849-1850, page 343  documents at Garst Museum, Darke County, Ohio  William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol 5 [Ohio], (1946):929  records may be available at http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/society-of-friends-records-1803-1962.pdf/?searchterm=quaker%20white%20river  J Chace Jr. Map of Darke County Ohio (Philadelphia: 1857)  US census, 1860 (Reel.Page): 956.653, family 319, [Link]  US census, 1860 (Reel.Page): 956.653, family 313, [Link]  US census, 1860 (Reel.Page): 956.654, family 323, [Link]  findagrave.com Memorial 73356821, [Link]  Ebenezer Tucker, History of Randolph County, Indiana with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches, (1882 AL Kingman, Chicago):125  See her marriage notes for a photo of the gravestone inscription  findagrave.com Memorial 97872684, [Link]  The Isaac Rogers Family Bible. Source: Genealogical Magazine of NJ; Vol 30, pg.23; pub. 1955-NJ
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