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Notes for Daniel Wainwright and Mary Schooley

1806 On 9 of month 3, Mary Scholey, daughter of James and Mary Scholey, was born in Burlington County, New Jersey. [1]

1836 On 9 March, Daniel Wainright and Mary Schooley were married at Middlesex, New Jersey. [2]

1850 Daniel Wainwright (age 38) and Mary Wainwright (age 40) lived in Hamilton Twp, Mercer County, New Jersey with children Mary E (age 13) and Daniel (age 10). [3]

1852 The estate of James Schooley, Mary's father, was settled. "James S Schooley, deceased, without having made a will, of Hamilton Twp, Mercer County (formerly Nottingham Twp, Burlington County). Applicant: On 26 January, James Schooley of Hamilton Twp, a son, petitioned for a partition of the estate. 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." [4] [5]

1860 Daniel Wainwright (age 46) and Mary Wainwright (age 50) lived in Hamilton Twp, Mercer County, New Jersey with son Daniel (age 19). [6]

1870 Daniel Wainwright (age 57) and Mary Wainwright (age 64) lived in Hamilton Twp, Mercer County, New Jersey with servant Anette Covert (age 17) and Hannah Decon (age 50). [7]

1878 On 23 March, Mary Wainwright, married, died at Thom Square, Hamilton Twp, Mercer County, New Jersey at age 72. She was born 1806 to James and Mary Schooley. [8]

1880 Daniel Wainwright (age 67), retired farmer, lived in Hamilton Twp, Mercer County, New Jersey with servant Ella Trent (age 15) and Hannah Decon (age 59). [9]

1883 On 4 January, widow Daniel Wainwright, retired farmer, died at Hamilton Twp, Mercer County, New Jersey. [10]

See also [11]


Footnotes:

[1] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Untitled: Chesterfield Births and Deaths, 56, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[2] New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord], [FHLCatalogFilm].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1850, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[4] New Jersey Probate Records, 1678-1980, Mercer, Orphans Court Minutes B-353, [FamilySearchImage].

[5] Virginia Alleman Brown, Abstracts of Partitions & Divisions of the New Jersey counties of Monmouth, Mercer, & Burlington (Baltimore: Clearfield, 1993), 38, Mercer County partitions, p. 67.

[6] United States Federal Census, 1860, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[7] United States Federal Census, 1870, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[8] New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988, BF-41, [FamilySearchRecord], [FHLCatalogFilm].

[9] United States Federal Census, 1880, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[10] New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988, [FamilySearchRecord], [FHLCatalogFilm].

[11] James B. Schooley. Trails of Our Fathers, revised (1988), 291, [GoogleBooks].