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1797 Asael Coat was taxed in Evesham Twp, Burlington County, for 150 acres, 4 horses, and 8 cows. [1]

1805 Asael Coat was taxed in Evesham Twp, Burlington County, for 150 acres, 4 horses, and 8 cows. [2]

1811 In September, Asael Coate was taxed in Evesham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey for improved acres 150; horses 4; cattle 9; covering horses 1. [3]

1812 Asahel Coate and wife Mary, of Northampton Twp, sold land to Edward McNinney, on March 21, 1812. Asahel had inherited the land from his father, Daniel Coate, deceased. Daniel had the land in Northampton by survey AA-220. Daniel died and left children Michael, Asahel, John and Samuel, and Sarah Page, wife of Thomas Page. [4]

1818 Mr. Asahel Coate was married to Miss Esther Wilkins on December 9, 1818, by John Moore, Esq. [5]

1822 Asahel Coate was administrator for the estate of brother Samuel Coate. [6]

1830 Ashel Coates lived in Evesham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey in a household with males: 1 (under 5), 1 (5 thru 9), 1 (10 thru 14), 1 (15 thru 19), and 1 (60 thru 69); and females: 1 (under 5), 1 (5 thru 9), 1 (10 thru 14), 2 (15 thru 19), and 2 (40 thru 49). [7]

1840 Asahel Coate lived in Evesham Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey in a household with males: 2 (5 thru 9), 1 (10 thru 14), 1 (15 thru 19), 1 (20 thru 29), and 1 (70 thru 79); and females: 1 (10 thru 14), 2 (15 thru 19), 1 (50 thru 59), and 1 (60 thru 69). [8]

1850 Asahel Coates (age 80, born in New Jersey) and Susanna Coates (age 60) lived in Medford Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey, in a household with Lydia W Coates (age 22), Samuel Coates (age 20), and Charles Coates (age 19). [9] [10]

1855 A landing lot situated in Lumberton, Southampton Township, adjoining land now or formerly belonging to Asahel Coate and others, was part of the estate of Samuel J Read. [11]

1860 In Lumberton, on the 17th instant (July, 1860), Asahel Coate died, in the 91st year of his age. [12]

1860 Asahel "Sale" Coate died on October 17, 1860 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Lumberton, Burlington County, New Jersey. Asahel "Sale" Coate was born November 21, 1769. [13]

1860 Suseana Coats (age 71, born in New Jersey) lived in Lumberton, Burlington County, New Jersey, in a household with Charles Coats (age 28), and Lydia Coats (age 32). [14]

1860 The will and inventory of Asahel Coate were recorded in New Jersey (16519C). [15] [16]
1860 Daniel Coate, one of the children and heirs of Asahel Coate, petitioned that any purported will of Asahel Coate should be examined by the Orphans Court. [17] A notice was published for claims against the estate of Asahel Coate, by the executors Philip S Coate and Michael Coate. [18] The account listed a legacy payment to Daniel Coate. [19]

1860 The estate of Joshua Woolston of Burlington County included "A lot of pine land, near the "Powell Plac," and adjoining lands of Asahel Coats, dec'd., containing 7 acres and 40 hundredths of an acre. This lot is also set with young timber of 20 years of growth." [20]

Research Notes:

There was more than one Asahel Coate:

1781 Asahel Coate, perhaps a different Asahel since other brothers were born earlier, was born in Hunterdon County, now Burlington County, New Jersey.

A biosketch reports that Mary Stricker, daughter of Rebecca Eayre and Philip Stricker married Asahel Coate. Mary Stricker died and Asahel married Mary Wilkins, daughter of Charles Wilkins. Mary Wilkins died and Asahel married Susan Wilkins, daughter of Amos and Lydia Wilkins. [21]

1814 Samuel Coate was a Methodist minister. "Samuel Coate was born near Lumberton, New Jersey, about the year 1774. He came of Quaker stock, but the family had become ardent Methodists. Indeed, a younger brother, Azail, nursed Bishop Asbury back to health in the spring of 1814." [22]

1814 Bishop Asbury, visited "brother Sale Coate" in Lumberton. Classes were held about Methodism. Uzial [Asahel?] Coate was a "class-leader". [23] Reverend Henry Boehm reported that "Bishop Asbury was sick at Brother Sale Coate's, a brother of Michael and Samuel Coate, at Lumberton, New Jersey. On the 3d of May I went there and found him so low he was scarcely able to breathe." [24]

1815 Asahel Coate, perhaps a different Asahel, was buried on March 16, at Lumberton Methodist burying-ground. [25]

1837 Asahel Coate (Cohochsink) joined St John´s Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia on August 5. [26] Cohocksink Creek ran between North Liberties and Kensington neighborhoods in Philadelphia. [27]


Footnotes:

[1] Burlington County Ratables 1778-1822 (Viewable at Family History Centers), [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[2] Burlington County Ratables 1778-1822 (Viewable at Family History Centers), [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[3] U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820, [AncestryRecord].

[4] Burlington County, New Jersey Deeds (1785-1901), X-377, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[5] Burlington Mirror Newspaper, Mount Holly, (Burlington County Library, online abstracts), "asahel coate", 16 Dec, 1818, page 3, column 4, [NJMirrorSearch].

[6] Burlington Mirror Newspaper, Mount Holly, (Burlington County Library, online abstracts), "asahel coate", 3 Sept, 1823, page 3, column 5, [NJMirrorSearch].

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

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

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

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

[11] Burlington Mirror Newspaper, Mount Holly, (Burlington County Library, online abstracts), "asahel coate", 11 January, 1855, page 3, column 5, [NJMirrorSearch].

[12] Burlington Mirror Newspaper, Mount Holly, (Burlington County Library, online abstracts), "asahel coate", 19 July, 1860, page 2, column 5, [NJMirrorSearch].

[13] Find A Grave Memorial 70267182, [FindAGrave].

[14] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[15] Index of wills, inventories, etc. in the Office of the Secretary of State prior to 1901, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[16] Burlington County, Miscellaneous Probate Records, C8, [FamilySearchImage].

[17] [FamilySearchImage].

[18] [FamilySearchImage].

[19] [FamilySearchImage].

[20] Burlington Mirror Newspaper, Mount Holly, (Burlington County Library, online abstracts), "asahel coats", 22 November, 1860, page 3, column 5, [NJMirrorSearch].

[21] Richard Haines, George Haines, Charles Stokes. Genealogy of the Stokes Family (1903), 155, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks].

[22] United Church of Canada, The Bulletin - Committee on Archives of the United Church of Canada - Issues 23-28 (1974), 38.

[23] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 348, [HathiTrust].

[24] Henry Boehm, Joseph B Wakeley, ed., Reminiscences, Historical and Biographical, of sixty-four years in the Ministry (1865), 420, [GoogleBooks].

[25] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 348, [HathiTrust].

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

[27] Wikipedia article about Cohocksink_Creek, content subject to change, [Wikipedia].