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1691 The inventory of the estate of Thomas Robinson of Crosswick Creek was made by Robert Wilson (a witness to the marriage of daughter Susanna), William Hixson, Marmaduke Horseman [Horsman] and Roger Parke. Dated May 8. [1]

1691 Francis Davenport, yeoman of Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey, deeded 50 acres to Marmaduke Horsman, husbandman of Burlington County, West Jersey, for 5 pounds. Francis Davenport had purchased the land from Cornelius Empson. Witnessed by Anthony Woodward and Symon Charles. Dated May11. [2] [3] [4]

1691 Return of survey for Marmaduke Horseman [Horsman], of 50 acres near Samuel Taylor's, adjoining George Hutcheson. Dated 4th m. (June). [5]

1693 The will of Lambert, Thomas, of Nottingham, Burlington County, tanner, mentioned a debt due to Duke Horseman [Horsman]. Dated November 23. Wife Elizabeth. Sons James, Oliver (both dead), John, Samuel, Thomas (the eldest); daughters Elisabeth, Hannah, Mary and Ruth. Plantation at the Falls, do. on lower Asenpinke, town lots in Burlington, other land...Debts to the amount of 57. 15.3 are due to ... Duke Horsman, ... [6]

1694 Marmaduke Horseman was among those agreeing to attend town meetings, in Chesterfield township, Burlington County, or face a fine. Dated on 12th day, 12th month 1693/94 (February 12, 1694), [7]

1694 Marmaduke Horseman was a member of the grand jury, on May 12, in Burlington finding Janett Monro not guilty of killing her baby. Janett testified that the child was stillborn. Many towns people testified about markings on the body of the child, but none had seen it alive. [8]

1694 Return of survey for Edward Rockhill, of 55 acres, between Daniel Bacon, Widow Pharoe [ffarroe], Benjamin ffield, and his own meadow, incl. 5 acres of meadow, S. Samuel Taylor, W. and N. Duke Horseman [Horsman] and Benj. ffield, E. Francis Davenport. Dated 10th m. (December). [9]

1695 Survey by Daniel Leeds for Marmaduke Horsman of 100 acres adjoining his own between George Hutchinson, George Nicholson, Francis Davenport, including a triangle of 1.5 acres between his own land Samuel Taylor, and George Hutchinson. [10]

1695 Benjamin Field of Chesterfield and wife Experience to John Moore, late of Newtowne, Queens County, New York, for 150 acres in Chesterfield, adjoining Marmaduke Horsman. Deed dated June 29. [11] [12]

1695 George Hutchinson of Burlington, distiller, sold 100 acres of a tract to Marmaduke Horseman of Chesterfield, planter. Witnessed by John Hollingshead, Samuel Oldale, and Josiah Prickett. Deed dated November 22. The tract had been bought from Thomas Hutchinson and Mahlon Stacy on July 1, 1687. [13] [14] [15]

1696 The inhabitants of Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County agreed to lay out a new road between the Falls and Burlington and chose men to do it, including Marmaduke Horseman. Whereas there have been several debates concerning the working at the highway it is mutually agreed that every person that hath notice given by the overseer would be fined 3 pence per day that they neglected to work. Dated on 15th day of ye 11th month 1695 [January 11, 1696], [16]

1696 Marmaduke Horseman and others were appointed to lay out a new road between the Falls and Burlington. Dated on 15 of 11th month (January), 1695/96. [17]

1696 A land transaction was described as adjoining Marmaduke Horseman, John Moor, Hannah Nicholson, Samuel Bunting, Roger Park, and George Hutcheson. [18]

1696-1698 Marmaduke Horseman, perhaps this one, served as constable in Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. [19]

1698 Marmaduke Horseman served on the grand jury in Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. [20]

1700 [Marma]Duke Horseman, constable of Chesterfield, named the tax assessors Benjamin Field and Thomas Foulke Jr. [21]

1701 Benjamin Field sold 400 acres of land to Marmaduke Horseman, yeoman, both of Chesterfield, part whereof was bought of John Clarke October 27, 1701, and part of the W. J. Society. Deed dated November 21. [22]

1701 A deed, dated November 22, from Marmaduke Horseman, husbandman, to Benjamin Field, yeoman, both of Chesterfield, for a plantation of 153 acres, of which 53 acres were bo't of Samuel Taylor Nov. 10, 1690, and 100 acres of Fr. Davenport May n, 1691. [23]

1702 Bonds due by Marmaduke Horseman were listed in the will, dated 30th day 3d month. (May), of Experience Field, of Burlington, widow of Benjamin. Children Robert, Benjamin, Sussannah and Elizabeth, all under age; legacy to Joseph, son of Isaak and Sussannah Mariott of Burlington. Real and personal estate. Executors brother Nathan Allen and brother-in-law Isaak Meriott; Edward Rockhill to take the place of executor, if one of those named should die. Father Jedidiah Allen is requested to cast a fatherly eye upon the children. Witnesses Henry Grubb, Sam'l Furnace, Sam'l Jennings. Proved December 17, 1704, according to original in Burlington Wills. Proved January 17, 1704-5 [24] 1702 June 29. Inventory of the estate of Benjamin Field and wife ...and bonds due by James Molein, Rob't Blackshaw, Alex'r Furman, Anthony Whitehead, Marmaduke Horsman, John Hydon, Henry Oxley, Nath. Feild, Ambrose Feild, Charity Stephens, Samuel Boon, Henry Burr, Moses Pettett, John Chesher, Juda Allen, Samuel Hofmire, Richard Come, Nath. Allen); made by Henry Grubb, Christo: Wetherill and Samuel Fornis. [25]

1702 A debt was due from Marmaduke Horseman for the estate of Francis Parot of Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey. [26]

1708 A Record of Highways described: Also a Road laid out in Freehold ...[adjoining land owners or names - Richard James, the Indian Path, David Stout, the Division line of ye province] ... allowing to David Stout one swinging gate to Marmaduke Horssman, one swinging Gate, to John King, one swinging Gate, and to Anthony Woodward two swinging Gates, laid out by us; [Signed - Obadiah Bowne, Elisha Lawrence. Dated October 27. [27] [28]

1713 Abigail Hosman, wife of Marmaduke Hosman, died on 26 of month 2, and was buried at the burial ground in Philadelphia. [29]

1714 Marmaduke Horseman, yeomen, of Monmouth County, New Jersey sold land to Jacob Doughty, merchant, of Burlington, West New Jersey, on February 4. The sale was for 50 acres ... line of John Moore, for £40. Signed Marmaduke (X) Horseman. Witnessed by Jonas Ingham, Thomas Folkes & Edward Kempe. [30] [31]

1716 Abigail Horseman, daughter of Marmaduke Horseman of Freehold, and William Bunting declared their intentions of marriage at the Chesterfield monthly meeting, on 6 of month 7. [32] [33]

1716 William Bunting married Abigail Horseman, daughter of Marmaduke, on October 11, at Chesterfield. Witnesses: Marmaduke and Sarah and Susan Horseman and others. [34]

1719 The March 3 Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas at Maidenhead, Hunterdon County recorded that "Deuck Horseman called upon his recognizance and did not appear ordered that he be continued upon ye same till next court." [35]

1719 The June 2 Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas at Maidenhead, Hunterdon County recorded that "Marmaduke Horsman called upon his recognizance and appeared and is discharged paying his fees." [36]

1721 Marmaduke Horseman, of Monmouth County, was a bondsman for the will of Frances Warrick, of Freehold Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey. [37]

1724 James Paxton and Mary Horseman were married on May 28, at Chesterfield, Burlington County. Witnessed by Marmaduke Horseman, Sarah Horseman, and Sarah Horseman Jr.. [38] [39]

1728 The estate of Daniel Leet of Amwell, Hunterdon County, listed debts due to Marmaduke Horseman, perhaps this one. [40]

1729 Marmaduke Horseman of Monmouth County, perhaps this one, was a bondsman for the estate of Mathew Warrick, of Freehold Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey. [41]

1731 Marmaduke Horseman was taxed in Upper Freehold for 150 acres. [42]

1744 Marmaduke Horseman married Mary Fitzpatrick, on March 16, at Monmouth County, New Jersey. [43] [44]

1748 Marmaduke Horsman, dated his will on February 25, 1748 in Upper Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. An abstract states, [45]

1748, Feb. 25 Horsman, Marmaduke, of Upper Freehold, Monmouth Co.: will of. Wife: Mary. Daughter, Mary Paxton (evidently deceased) and her children, James and Mary Paxton. Daughters: Sarah, Abigail, Susannah and Frances. Five sons of daughter Frances, viz: Jacob, Isaac, Samuel and John Warwick, and David Harley. Great Bible to grandson, Thomas Newland. Testator's three daughters and five grandsons to keep John Wood during his life. Executors: friends Thomas Miller and William Lawrence. Witnesses: William Woodward, Anthony Woodward, Jr., and William Lawrence.

Armstrong provides a transcription of Marmaduke's will, [46]

I Marmaduke Horsman of the The Township of upper Frehold In the County of Monmourth and Eastern Division of New Jersey Yeoman being at This time an old man and in a bad State of Health But of a Sound and Disposing Mind and Memory, And Knowing it is appointed for all men once to Die Do Make This my Last will and Testament.

Imprimis I Do will and order that all my funerall Charges and Just Debts be paid by my hereafter named Executors,

Item I Give and Bequeath to my Loving wife Mary Horseman (in Stead and Lieu of her Dower) the Sum of one hundred pounds, My Best horse and Saddle, a Good bed and furniture And a Chest with her wareing apperril, Sd hundred pounds to be paid within one Year after my Deceas And if my Sd wife hath a Child (be it boy or Girl) During my Life or within Nine Months after my Deceas i give it five Shillings

Item I Do will and order That My Plantation and Moveable Estate be Sold by Sd Executors or the Survivor of them within one Year after my Deceas Giving them Power to make as Sufficient Title to it as if I my Self ware Living.

Item I Give unton my Two Grand Children by my Daughter Mary Paxton Vizt. Jame Paxton and Mary Paxton the Sum of Twenty five Pounds Each And the Remainder of my Whole Estate I will and bequeath to be Equally Divided into four parts as follows Vizt. the one part I Give to my Daughter Sarah & her heirs And one fourth I Give & Bequeath to my Daughter Abagail, & her heirs. And one fourth I Give & Bequeath to My Daughter Susanna & her heirs And the other fourth part I Give & Bequeath to be Equally Divided between the five Sons of my Daughter Frances To witt Jacob Warwick, Abram Warwick, Isaac Warwick, Samuel Warwick and David Hurley Except five shillings which I Give to my Sd Daughter francis And the Sum of five Shillings which I Give to my Grandson John Warwick, And my Great Bible I Give to my Grandson Thomas Nowland and I Do further will and order that my sd Three Daughters and five Grandsons Do Keep John wood During his Life and if Either of them will undertake to Keep him (he or she) shall have fifty Pounds ourt of the Estate Before the Division be made

And I Do hereby Nominate Constitute and appoint my Loving and Trusty friends Thomas Miller & William Lawrie Executors to this my Last will and Testament and I Do her by Revoke and Disannull all other wills by me before made In Witness whereoff I have herunto set my hand and seal This Twenty fifth Day of February in the Year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred & forty Eight-Nine--1748/9--

Research Notes:

1724 Who was Sarah Horseman? Did Marmaduke marry Sarah before marrying Mary Fitzpatrick?


Footnotes:

[1] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 391, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[2] Colonial Conveyances East & West New Jersey. Deed (Book-Page), B-439.

[3] John David Davis, West Jersey New Jersey Deed records 1676-1721 (2005), 70, [FHLBook].

[4] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 457, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[5] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 368, citing Revel's Book of Surveys, p 98, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[6] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 280, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[7] Carlos E. Godfrey, "Town Dockets of Chesterfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 35 (1911), 211-222, at 212, [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[8] H. Clay Reed and George J. Miller, The Burlington Court Book. A Record of Quaker Jurisprudence in West New Jersey 1680-1709, Vol. 5 (1944), 166.

[9] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 373, citing Revel's Book of Surveys, p 114, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[10] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 387, of 387-88, citing Revel's Book of Surveys, p 148, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[11] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 478, citing West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2, p 527, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[12] John David Davis, West Jersey New Jersey Deed records 1676-1721 (2005), 93, [FHLBook].

[13] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 482, citing West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2, p 540, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[14] John David Davis, West Jersey New Jersey Deed records 1676-1721 (2005), 98, [FHLBook].

[15] Colonial Conveyances East & West New Jersey. Deed (Book-Page), B-540.

[16] Carlos E. Godfrey, "Town Dockets of Chesterfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 35 (1911), 211-222, at 213, [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[17] Carlos E. Godfrey, "Town Dockets of Chesterfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 35 (1911), 211-222, at 213, [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[18] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 382, citing Revel's Book of Surveys, p 136, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[19] H. Clay Reed and George J. Miller, The Burlington Court Book. A Record of Quaker Jurisprudence in West New Jersey 1680-1709, Vol. 5 (1944), 191, 213.

[20] H. Clay Reed and George J. Miller, The Burlington Court Book. A Record of Quaker Jurisprudence in West New Jersey 1680-1709, Vol. 5 (1944), 212.

[21] H. Clay Reed and George J. Miller, The Burlington Court Book. A Record of Quaker Jurisprudence in West New Jersey 1680-1709, Vol. 5 (1944), 247.

[22] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 532, citing West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2, p 702, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[23] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 21. (Patents and Deeds, 1664-1703) (1899), 531, citing West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2, p 701, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

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[25] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 163, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[26] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 354, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[27] Richard S. Hutchinson, Monmouth County New Jersey, Deeds Books A, B, C and D (2000), 132, Deed book D-199.

[28] Franklin Ellis, History of Monmouth County, New Jersey (1885), 375, left column, middle, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].

[29] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Arch Street, Births and Deaths, 1807-1826, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[30] Colonial Conveyances East & West New Jersey. Deed (Book-Page), BBB-362.

[31] John David Davis, West Jersey New Jersey Deed records 1676-1721 (2005), 265, [FHLBook].

[32] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Book of Records, 1684-1756, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

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[35] Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Minutes, case 303, along with several other persons, [Family Search Image], [FHLCatalog].

[36] Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Minutes, case 324, along with several other persons, [Family Search Image], [FHLCatalog].

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[43] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 22. (Marriage Records, 1665-1800) (1900), 147, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

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[46] Donald G. Armstrong, New Jersey Pioneers: Twenty-Four Families (Marco Island, Florida: Penobscot Press, 2014), 339, citing Burlington Co., N.J., probate #4501-45-4C, FHL film 0545447.