1757 James Schooley was born 19th of 9th month, likely in Nottingham Twp, Burlington Co (now Mercer Co), NJ.  1769 Mary Rogers was born.  1786 James Schooley [Scholey] of Nottingham Township, and Mary Rogers, of Windsor Township, Middlesex county, daughter of Isaac and Ann Rogers, of Windsor Middlesex, NJ were married at Chesterfield Friends' Monthly Meeting on 7th 9th mo 1786. The marriage was witnessed by Sarah Schooley [Scholey], Isaac, Ann, Rachel and Elizabeth Rogers, James Holloway, John Earl, Joel Taylor, Benjamin Linton, William Linton Jr, Joseph Decow and others.  1786 James Schooley [Scholey] was on the June tax list for Nottingham Township.  1788 The land of James Schooley in Nottingham Twp was mentioned as bounding that of Abraham Eldredge in the latter's will.  1793 James Schooley [Scholey] appeared on the June tax list for Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. 1795 James Schooley [Scholey] and William West, both of Nottingham Twp, were bondsmen in the estate of John Appleton of Nottingham Twp.  1797 The land of James Schooley was mentioned in the estate records of William Nutt, of Nottingham Twp.  1814 James Schooley [Scholey] (perhaps this one although this James would be age 57 at this time) served in the War of 1812 in Major Samuel J Read's New Jersey Battalion, which was stationed at Billingsport, NJ with Captain Isaac Kelley and Lieutenant Jonathan Scholey. James enrolled on 19 September and was discharged 22 December, 1814. Many in the company deserted before discharge. One report indicates born 1790 in NJ from the same source, although the original book does not report this birth information.  His pension record reports service under Captain Isaac Kelley's Company of the New Jersey Militia.  1820 James Schooley [Scholey] appeared on the tax list for Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey.  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.  1827 Mary Schooley, Mary Schooley Jr, Rebecca Schooley, and Ann Schooley were listed as members of "Orthodox" Friends in Chesterfield Preparative Meeting regarding a legal dispute about school funds among meetings in Bucks, Mount Holly, and Chesterfield.  1830 Mary Schooley (age 60-70) lived in Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. Robert Schooley was in the adjacent listing.  1840 Mary Schooley lived in Nottingham Twp, Burlington County. There were 3 females ages 50-60, 60-70, and 70-80 in the household.  1850 Mary (Rogers) Schooley (age 80) lived with her son-in-law and daughter Joseph (age 49) and Rebecca (age 40) Schooley Rockhill in Mansfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey.  1852 "James S Schooley, deceased, without having made a will, of Hamilton Twp, Mercer County (formerly Nottingham Twp, Burlington County). Applicant: James Schooley, a son. Other children: Joseph Schooley; Benjamin Schooley; Isaac Schooley; Sarah (Schooley) wife of Charles Hughes; Ann (Schooley) wife of James Ivins; Mary (Schooley) wife of Daniel Wainwright; and grandchildren of James S Schooley, dec'd, namely Mary, Sarah, and Clement Rockhill, the children of a deceased daughter, Rebecca (Schooley) Rockhill, the former wife of Joseph Rockhill. Each claiming an undivided 1/8th share. Dated April 29th 1852."  Footnotes [Google Books] opens the citation in a new tab in your browser. [Archives] opens a tab in your browser, from which you can download the PDF of the entire book to your computer. [Brigham] opens the PDF of the entire book in a new tab of your browser, which you can save (right click) to your computer, but the initial link can be slow. [Link] opens the Link in a new tab of your browser.  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 288  The Genealogical Magazine of NJ; Vol 30, pg.22; pub. 1955-NJ  William Nelson. Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol 22. (Marriage Records, 1665-1800). (1900):668, [Google Books], [Archives]  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 288, reports Ann Rogers to be daughter of Isaac and Ann Taylor Rogers  ancestry.com  Elmer T Hutchinson. Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol 36. (Wills and Administrations 7, 1786-1790). (1939):73, [Brigham]  Elmer T Hutchinson. Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol 37. (Wills and Administrations 8, 1791-1795). (1942):16, [Brigham]  Elmer T Hutchinson. Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol 38. (Wills and Administrations 9, 1796-1800). (1944):267, [Brigham]  Records of the officers and men of NJ. Trenton, NJ, 1909. page 135  Pensions original 7912 and Ctf 4262  War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815, ancestry.com, commercial database  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 289  familysearch.org, New Jersey, Probate Records, 1678-1980, Burlington, Administration and guardianship records 1804-1864, A-300  James B Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised. (1988), 288-89  An authentic report of the testimony in a cause at issue in the Court of Chancery of the State of New Jersey, between Thomas L. Shotwell, complainant, and Joseph Hendrickson and Stacy Decow, defendants: taken pursuant to the rules of the court, Volume 2, 1831, by Thomas L. Shotwell, Joseph Hendrickson (defendant.), Stacy Decow, Jeremiah J. Foster, New Jersey. Court of Chancery, page 469 and 471  US census, 1830, NJ, Burlington, Nottingham, p 154  US census, 1840  US census, 1850 (Reel.Page): 0443.429, family 416, [Link]  Virginia Alleman Brown. Abstracts of Partitions & Divisions of the New Jersey counties of Monmouth, Mercer, & Burlington. (1993), 38, citing Mercer County Partitions, p 67  To do: get a copy of the original document, perhaps at Burlington Surrogate's Court 609-265-5005
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