Early Germans of New Jersey

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THE EARLY GERMANS Of NEW JERSEY 

THEIR

History, Churches and Genealogies

By Theodore Frelinghuysen Chambers

Originally published: Dover, N.J., 1895

Genealogies of the
Early Germans of Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex 
and Warren Counties.

and of the other
Early Settlers of Old Roxbury Township
from
Southold and Southampton
and of many families with which these intermarried


Contents

Preface

PART I

Chapter I.The Celebration1
II.Our German Forefathers2
III.The Moravians16
IV.The German Emigration25
V.The German Immigrants34
VI.Early Church History45
VII.Rev. Carl Rudolph58
VIII.Rev. John Albert Weygand63
IX.Rev. Ludolph Heinrich Schrenck72
X.The Muhlenbergs74
XI.New Germantown and German Valley82
XII.The German Reformed95
XIII.Fairmount Presbyterian Church126
XIV.Reformed Church of Lebanon137
XV.Settlers of Upper German Valley141
XVI.Settlers of German Valley146
XVII.Settlers of Lower Valley158
XVIII.Settlers of Unionville165
XIX.Settlers of Schooley's Mountain169
XX.Schooley's Mountain Presbyterian Church181
XXI.Presbyterian Church of Pleasant Grove185
XXII.Settlers of Tweksbury Township194
XXIII.Settlers from Southold and Southampton199
XXIV.Chester Congregational Church209
XXV.Chester Presbyterian Church214
XXVI.Spruce Run—"Swake"—Clarksville Lutheran Churches221

PART II

Genealogies

Abel 227; Adams 229; Aller 230; Alpock 231; Ammerman 234; Anthony 235; Apgar 236; Appelman 243; Aree 243; Ayres 244; Axford 248. 

Baldwin 249; Bale 250; Banghart 250; Barkman 251; Bartles 252; Bartley 254; Batson 255; Beam 256; Beatty 258; Beavers 260; Bell 261; Bellis or Bellowsfelt 262; Bernhard 264; Berger 264; Bird 265; Bloom 266; Bodine 267; Bowman 269; Brown 272; Buchanan 273; Budd 274; Bulmer 277; Bunn 278; Busenberry 280.

Carhart 280; Carlisle 283; Case 284; Castner 288; Chambers 290; Coleman 294; Colver 297; Condict 299; Cool 299; Cooper 309; Corwin 303; Cosad 308; Couse 310; Craig 311; Cramer 312; Crater 313; Cregar 316; Cummings 317. 

Dallicker 320; Davis 321; Deats or Teats 322; DeCue 325; DeCamp 326; DeRose 327; Dickerson 328; Dierdorff 331; Dilts 332; Dorland 335; Drake 335; Dufford 342. 

Eckel 345; Ege 345; Eich 348; Emmons 350; Engell 351; Eoff 351. 

Faircloe 352; Farley 352; Farrow 357; Feit 358; Felmley 358; Fields 359; Fisher 36o; Fleming 371; Flock 372; Flumervelt 374; Folk 375; Force 375; Fox 376; Frace 377; Frelinghuysen 378; Frey 385; Fritts 385; Frone 386. 

Gray; Griffiths 387; Gulick 387. 

Hager 388; Haines 394; Hance 395; Hann 397; Hartram 398; Heath 398; Heaton 400; Hedges 400; Hendershot 401; Henderson 402; Henry 403; Hildebrant 404; Hiler 405; Hilts 405; Hockenbury 406; Hoffman 406; Honness 416; Hoppock 416; Horton 417; Howell 421; Hummer 425; Hunt 425. 

Iliff 426. 

Kelsey 427; Kemple 427; Kern 429; Kester 429; Kice 43°; King 431; Kinnan 432; Kline 432. 

LaGrange 434; Lake 435; Lance 436; Larason 437; Lawrence 439; Leek 442; Lerch 442; Lindabury 443; Lomerson 445; Lucas 446; Luse 447. 

Martinus 447; Messlar 447; Mettler 448; Miller 448; Ming 449; Moore 449. 

Neighbor 450; Neitser 452; Nicholas 454; Nunn 455. 

Ogden 455; Ort 458; Overton 458. 

Pace 459; Parker 460; Pew 460; Philhower 460; Pickle 462; Pool 464; Potter 464. 

Race 465; Rarick 466; Raub 467; Rawling 467; Read 467; Reed 468; Reeves 468; Reger 469; Rhinehart 470; Rittenhouse 471; Roberts 471; Robertson 472; Rockafellow 472; Roelofson 473; Runyon 474; Rusling 476. 

Salmon 476; Salter 477; Schenkel 478; Schenkel 478; Schleicher 479; Schooley 480; Schuyler 482; Swartzwelder 483; Seals 484; Seifers 485; Seward 485; Shafer 486; Sharp or Sharpenstine 486; Sherwood 492; Shipman 492; Shirts 493; Shultz 494; Silverthorn 494; Skellenger 494; Skinner 496; Slaght 497; Smith 498; Snook 502; Snyder 503; Sovereen 504; Stark 505; Stein 505; Stephens 505; Stiger 507; Streit 508; Struble 508; Stryker 510; Sutphin 511; Sutton 512; Swackhamer 517; Swarts 519; Swazey 519. 

Teel 524; Teeple 524; Terry 525; Terryberry 526; Thomas 527; Tiger 528; Titman 528; Todd 530; Topping 532; Trimmer 533. 

Van Atta 539; Van Buskirk 541; Van Fleet 541; Van Horne 544; Van Nest 545; Van Pelt 546; Van Sickle 547; Van Vechten 548; Vernoy 550; Vescelius 551; Vogt 552; Vosler 552 

Wack 553; Waldorf 554; Walters 555; Ward 556; Waer 556; Weise 557; Welsch 558; Weller 560; Werts 561; Wildrick 567; Wiley 567; Willett 568; Wills 569; Wintermute 570; Wire 571; Wolf 572; Woodhull 573; Wortman 574. 

Yawger 576; Youngs 576.

PART III

APPENDIX I

Corrections and Additions to Genealogies

Apgar, Bodine, Crater, Cregar, Dallicker 583; Eich, Fisher, Hager, Hann, Martinus, McLean 584; Mellick 585; Muehlenberg 587; Naughright 590; Runkle 591. 

APPENDIX II

MINISTERS

Blauvelt, Bolton, Campbell, Chambers, 597; Clark, Collins (B. B.), Collins (G. S.), Davis, 598; Davison, Delp, Denton, Depue, Deyo, Diener, 599; Duy, Fox, Gibson, Glen, 600; Harker, Hendricks, Hiller, 601; Hunt, Husted, Hutton, 602; Mulford, Keiser, 603; Klink, Knox, Krechting, Lane, Linnell, Long, 604; McClenaghan, McConnell, Megie, Mewhinney, 605; Mills, Nicholson, Pohlman, Roe, Ruston, 606; Sawyer, Scofield, 607; Schultz, Scott, Smith (B.), 608; Smith (G. W.),. Smythe, 609; Steele, Stephens, Travers, Van Benschoten, Vandervoort, 610; Vermilye, Voorhees, Wack, Wood, 611. 

APPENDIX III. 

Mount Olive Churches 612 

APPENDIX IV. 

Churches of Flanders 619 

APPENDIX V. 

The "Old Straw" Lutheran Church at Phillipsburg 625 

APPENDIX VI. 

THE GERMAN REFORMED.

Ringoes, Mt. Pleasant, Knowlton, Stillwater 627 

APPENDIX VII. 

Lists of Names.

Persons Naturalized, Settlers on "Society Lands," Signers to Weygand's Call, Customers of German Valley store- keeper,1763 632 

APPENDIX VIII 

Public Institutions and Improvements 638

 

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