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Notes for John Rogers and Susanna Forsyth

1772 John Rogers, son of Isaac and Ann Rogers, was born on May 24. [1] [2] [3] [4]

1796 John Rogers, son of Isaac and Ann Rogers, of Nottingham, and Susan Forsyth, daughter of John deceased and Lucretia Forsyth, were married on 14 of month 1, at Chesterfield. Witnesses: Lucretia Mitton, Achsah Gaunt, Sarah Curtis, Achsah Warren, Mary Decow, Susanna Warren, John Taylor, Samuel Decow, Stacy Decow, Jacob Middleton, Samuel Gaunt, John Wright, Samuel Middleton, Thomas Taylor, George Thorn, Joseph Tantum, Sarah Tantum, Mary Field, Hannah Kelley, Charlotte Taylor, Elizabeth Ogborn, Sarah Field, Joseph Forsyth, Sarah Stanard, Joseph M. Lawrie, Edith Lawrie, Thomas Lawrie, Ann Lawrie, Jacob Brown, David Hendrickson, John Taylor, Joshua Bunting, Mary Bunting, Ann Hendrickson, Benjamin Linton, Hannah Linton, Ann Thorn. [5] [6] [7] The year has been reported incorrectly as 1782 [8] [9].

1796 "The friends appointed to attend the marriage of John Rogers and Susanah Forsyth report the attended to that appointment and thought the marriage was in a good degree orderly accomplished." Dated 2 of month 2, at a monthly meeting of Women Friends held at Chesterfield. [10]

1826 John Rogers, son of Isaac Rogers was named as a surviving heir, in the partition of real estate from his estate, according to a decree of the Middlesex Orphans court. Dated December 13. [11]

1830 John Rogers (age 50-60) lived in Burlington County, New Jersey in a household with 8 persons (oldest were age 30-40). [12]

1840 John Rogers (age 60-70) lived in Burlington County, New Jersey with 2 other males and 2 females (all age 20-40). [13]

1850 John Rogers (age 80) lived in the household of Washington Forsyth (age 35) in Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey. [14]

Research Notes:

Why did few or none of the family of John Rogers witness his marriage?

1853 Letters of administration for John Rogers, late of Burlington, were granted to Samuel W Rogers and Alexander P Wetherill. [15] The inventory made by Charles Lippincott and Samuel Rogers listed bonds, mortgages and notes of William Tuge?, Alexander P Wetherell, James Sterling, John Carragan, Samuel W Rogers, George E Rogers. [16]

1853 Alexander P Wetherill and Samuel W Rogers distributed the estate of John Rogers, of Burlington City, Burlington County, who died in February 1853, to the children: Samuel W Rogers, Elizabeth wife of Alexander P Wetherill, John Rogers, George E Rogers, and William Rogers, without going to the Orphans Court. [17]

An index of probate records was made. [18]

1892 Elizabeth Wetherill died on January 11, at age 81. Joshua and Sarah Rogers were her relatives. She was buried at Springfield. [19] [20]

1904 Alexander P Wetherill died on November 19, at age 93. [21]


Footnotes:

[1] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Marriages, Births, Deaths, and Marriage Intentions (from the Minutes), Certificates of Removal 1684-1847 (NJ/B2F:L), [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

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

[3] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 2 (1995), 30, citing Chesterfield Meeting birth records.

[4] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, Chesterfield Meeting, Intentions of Marriage and Certificates of Removal, 1685-1756, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[5] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724 , 155, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[6] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Marriages, Births, Deaths, and Marriage Intentions (from the Minutes), Certificates of Removal 1684-1847 (NJ/B2F:L), [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[7] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 2 (1995), 8.

[8] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 22. (Marriage Records, 1665-1800) (1900), 666, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[9] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 22. (Marriage Records, 1665-1800) (1900), 675, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[10] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Women's Minutes, [Burlington County, New Jersey,] 1794-1796 , 38, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[11] New Jersey, Wills and Probate Records, 1656-1999, Vol 4-6, Case A-369, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[12] United States Federal Census, 1830, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[13] United States Federal Census, 1840, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[14] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[15] New Jersey Probate Records, 1678-1980, Burlington, Administration B-249, [FamilySearchImage].

[16] New Jersey Probate Records, 1678-1980, Burlington Inventory, F-372, [FamilySearchImage].

[17] New Jersey Probate Records, 1678-1980, Burlington Recipt and discharge D-377, [FamilySearchImage].

[18] New Jersey Probate Records, 1678-1980, Burlington probate index for Rogers, 7-71, [FamilySearchImage].

[19] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[20] Find A Grave Memorial 72126014, [FindAGrave].

[21] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].