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Descendants of Francis de Bourdon

Source Citations

740. Captain Jonathon Bozorth

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19565357. "Jonathan Bozorth, son of John Bozorth and Innocent Borden, was born in Frederick County, Virginia on December 13, 1754. His paternal grandparents were Simon Bozorth and Mary Mason/Marson of Evesham, Burlington County, New Jersey, who settled there in 1713. His maternal grandparents were James Borden and Mary Ann Lawton.

It is believed that Jonathan Bozorth's great grandparents were Jean Bossard (The French Jean was later translated to the English John. - VPB) and Margaretha Mueller of Strasbourg, Alsace Province, France. Jean Bossard, his wife and 3 infants (children under 21.) arrived in Jamestown, Virginia on September 20, 1700 on the second French Huguenot refugee ship the "Peter and Anthony" sailing from London, England. They settled in Manikin Town in the Colony of Virginia. He was became a naturalized citizen in 1805.

In the early 1770's Jonathan and his brother John settled on adjacent land grants in West Augusta County, Virginia. They were about 50 miles south of where brother Joseph lived on South Ten Mile Creek not too far from Fort Pitt (now Pittsburgh). In 1776 that whole area became Monongalia County, Virginia. Jonathan and John's land eventually fell into what became the downtown area of present day Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia. Brother Joseph's land eventually fell into what became Greene County, Pennsylvania in 1796.

In September of 1776, when Jonathan was twenty one years old, he enlisted in the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment as a private. His pension application in the National Archives stated he had been in the "Scrimages of Woodbridge, Bonbrook [Bound Brook, NJ], and in Broadhead [Col. Daniel Brodhead] and McIntoshes Campaign against the Indians." (Pension File R-1047) The 8th Pennsylvania spent the winter of 1777-1778 at Valley Forge.

Jonathan Bozorth and Mary Hargis were married about 1779 in Virginia. In 1784 they sold their Virginia land (now part of the town of Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia), and moved to Nelson County, Virginia, District of Kentucky. The deed was signed by or for Patrick Henry, then Governor of Virginia. In 1793 the land they lived on became Hardin County, Kentucky. Jonathan served as a Captain in the Hardin County, Kentucky Militia in 1798. In 1810 that land was located in the newly-created Grayson County, Kentucky. He died there on Seprember 14, 1830 and was buried in the family cemetery on what was once their homeplace. That family cemetery is now called the Taylor Cemetery.

On June 14, 1987, a dedication ceremony was held at the Bozorth / Taylor Cemetery in Grayson County, Kentucky commemorating the Revolutionary War service of Jonathan Bozorth. The Daughters of the American Revolution placed a military marker for him there.

Mary Hargis and Jonathan Bozorth were the parents of the following children born in Monongalia County, Virginia:
1. Elizabeth - b. c1781 / d. 1826-1839
  -- m. Higginison Peddicord on 18 Apr 1802
2. Sarah - b. c1783 / d. aft 1868
  -- m. William Hollis Shaw on 3 Sep 1801
Children born in Nelson County, Virginia, District of Kentucky were:
3. John - b. 2 Oct 1805 / d. 1868
  -- m/1. Charlotte Rose on 9 Mar 1809
  -- m/2. Mary Eliza Lanham on 14 Dec 1828
4. Jeremiah - b. 21 Jun 1787 / d. 26 Dec 1830
  -- m/1. Martha "Pasty" Rose on 1 Jan 1808
  -- m/2. Sarah Grieves on 8 Mar 1814
5. Mary "Polly" - b. c1791 / d. aft 1839
  -- m. Reuben Brown (Jr) on 28 Jul 1806
Born in Hardin County, Kentucky:
6. William Hargis - b. c1796 / d. Dec 1825
  -- m. Elizabeth Phebe Stewart on 14 Nov 1817
7. Eli - b. 23 Jan 1800 / d. 14 Dec 1868
  -- m/1. Elizabeth Sowders on 14 Feb 1823
  -- m/2. Mariah Jane Preston on 15 Oct 1839." Image.

Mary Hargis

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19572834. "Mary Hargis was born in Virginia. Her parentage is uncertain. She became the wife of Jonathan Bozorth about 1779 in Monongalia County, Virginia. They were the parents of seven known children.

Their daughters Elizabeth (b. ca 1781) and Sarah T. (b. ca 1783) were born in Monongalia County, Virginia before their move to Kentucky.

Their sons John (b. 02 Oct 1785), Jeremiah (b. 21 Jun 1787) and daughter Mary "Polly" (b. ca 1791) were born in what was then Nelson County, Virginia. That area became Nelson County, Kentucky in 1792.

Their youngest sons were William Hargis, b. ca 1796 in Hardin County, Kentucky; and Eli, b. 23 Jan 1800 in Ohio County, Kentucky. The family didn't move, the county boundaries changed.

All records show their names as Bozorth. Mary Hargis Bozorth was buried on their land in the Bozorth Family Cemetery near Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky. It is now known as the Taylor Cemetery." Image.

1451. William Hargis Bozorth

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/163931243/william-hargis-bozarth. "William Hargis Bozarth son of Jonathan Bozorth and Mary (Hargis) Bozorth, was born in what is now Grayson County but was Then Hardin County. on the Family land that Taylor Cemetery were his father is buried now sits. He married Elizabeth Stewart on 14 Nov.1817 In Kentucky They had 4 Children,
1. Higginson who married Mary Bozarth(father Eli Bozarth mother Elizabeth Sowder) .
2. Oliver H.P. who married Elizabeth Jane Brooks(father Henry Brooks mother Cathrine Owen).
3. Eli who married Artelia Pedicord ( father Jonathan Bozarth Pedicord mother Minerva P.Bamard).
4. Isaac Harlow who married Rhonda Seybold( father Jesse Seybold mother Rhoda Fox)
All children were born in Kentucky, the State changed from Virginia to Kentucky and the counties changed but they were all born on the same land. So the birth records may be in different states and counties so figure out where the land belonged and you may find information.

They moved to Sagamon County Illinois in Oct. 1825 on Spring creek west of Springfield about two and a half miles. William was killed from a fall from a horse while trying to build a cabin. He died 14 Dec. 1825. We have not found land records yet that says he was buying land. They all returned to Kentucky.

The land he was building a cabin on was about 21/2 miles from Springfield to the west on spring creek. And the first Church was about 6 miles west of town also and on the same creek. With the cabin unfinished and the church not yet established I believe he was later moved when his family came to Illinois because in the 1830's a church was established and so was a cemetery and his body may have been moved to this cemetery where his son is Burried.
His widow remarried Rawley Martin in Kentucky, and returned to Illinois in the 1830's. Later they moved to Iowa, She had several children with Mr. Martin. All of the Bozarth children moved to Illinois for a time in 1850 for 4 or 5 years , Isaac stayed in Illinois most of his family are buried in a cemetery east and south in Ball township. Isaacis buried in Stout /Philmon as are most of his children, I think William H. Bozarth is buried here because records from the cemetery list his name, and he is buried with Isaac since William was buried in an area he did not live but no headstone marks William H. grave. Also since Isaac now has no living descendents no information was passed on. I have records that list William H.Bozarth in this cemetery with a question mark. I believe that means he is buried here but no grave marker exists and no information is known about date of death by those running the cemetery. I leave my suppositions here until I have more information. Information for this was taken from Stout Cemetery records Bozarth Beacons, Jonathan Bozarth Books by Lorenza Carby the DAR and SAR and the book Early settlers of Sagamon county." Image.

1452. Eli Bozorth

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21899218/eli-bozorth. "Eli Bozorth, the youngest son of Jonathan Bozorth and Mary Hargis, was born January 23, 1800 in the part of Ohio County that became Grayson County, Kentucky in 1810. His paternal grandparents were John Bozorth and Innocent Borden of Frederick County, Virginia. His father Jonathan served as a private in the 8th Pennsylvania Continental Line during the Revolutionary War. He later served as a Captain in the Hardin County Kentucky Militia in 1798.

Eli Bozorth and 1/w Elizabeth Sowder or Sowders were married on February 14, 1823 in Kentucky. They were the parents of:
John Wesley (10 Jul 1824-26 Jun 1875)
- m. Elenor Collins Matthews
William Hargis, II (06 Apr 1828-26 Jul 1856)
- m. America Harrison
Mary Hargis (06 Apr 1828-22 Jan 1899)
- m. Higginson Perry Bozorth
Henry S. (21 Feb 1830 - d. young)
James A. (13 May 1832 - d. in infancy)
Sarah Elizabeth (04 Sep 1833 - Unknown)
Thomas DeKalb (02 Mar 1835 - 16 Jun 1928)
- m. Lucretia Jane Buchanan

Eli Bozorth and 2/w Mariah Jane Preston, the daughter of Robert Preston and Mary "Polly" Wilson, were married 15 Oct 1839 in Grayson County. They were the parents of:
Martha E. (28 Jul 1840 - 28 Jul 1840)
Eliza Jane (26 Aug 1841 - 10 Dec 1922)
- m. Robert Valentine Sands
Jonathan Robert (24 Dec 1843 - bef 1850)
Rebecca Jane (23 Oct 1845 - 08 Feb 1877)
- m. Alexander Duncan
Joseph Preston (31 Aug 1847 -23 Feb 1929)
- m. Nancy D. Gallagher
Alice Condis (21 Aug 1856 - 01 Dec 1910
- m. John Hensley Frank

Eli Bozorth was shown as a tavern keeper at the time of the 1860 census. He had served as a Grayson County judge and in many other capacities over the years. He also served as a Representative in the United States Congress. Traditionally he served the Union as a high-ranking officer during the Civil War. He died at the age of 68 years, 10 months and 21 days on December 14, 1868 in Grayson County, Kentucky. He was buried in the Barton Cemetery on West Market Street and Clagett Drive in the city of Leitchfield. His widow Mariah survived him. She died at the age of 70 years, 6 months and 19 days on October 11, 1888 at the home of their son Joseph Preston Bozorth in LaGrange, Oldham County, Kentucky." Image.

786. Mary "Maria" Borden

1Buchanan, Roberdeau. Bayard, Thomas, McKean Family of Pennsylvania, Genealogy of the, Inquirer Printing Co., 1890. xiv, 273 p., page 17. "
i. Mary, b. July 21, 1744, married July 21, 1763, Thomas McKean, Signer of the Declaration of Independence." Image.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50832457. Image.

Governor Thomas McKean

1Buchanan, Roberdeau. Bayard, Thomas, McKean Family of Pennsylvania, Genealogy of the, Inquirer Printing Co., 1890. xiv, 273 p., Page 15. "
  On Thursday the twenty-first of July, 1763, Mr. McKean was married to Miss Mary Borden, eldest child of Col. Joseph Borden, of Bordentown, New Jersey. She and her sister Ann, who married Francis Hopkinson, were said to be two of the most beautiful ladies in New Jersey." Image.

2Buchanan, Roberdeau. Bayard, Thomas, McKean Family of Pennsylvania, Genealogy of the, Pages 13-15. "
THE subject of this biography1 was the son of William McKean and Letitia Finney, of Scotch-Irish ancestry. He
was born in New London township, Chester county, Pennsylvania, March 19, 1734, old style. After an elementary instruction in reading, writing and arithmetic, Thomas and his elder brother Robert were, at the ages of nine and eleven years respectively, placed under the tuition of the Rev. Francis Allison, D. D., a man of character and reputation.

  After passing through the regular course of instruction here, and acquiring a knowledge of the practical branches of mathematics, rhetoric, logic, and moral philosophy, Thomas went to Newcastle in Delaware, and entered the office of his relative David Finney, as a law student Some months after, he engaged as clerk to the prothonatory of the Court of Common Pleas; a situation which enabled him to learn the practice while he was studying the theory of the law.
  So great was the reputation that Mr. McKean acquired in his youth by his industry and talents, that before he had attained the age of twenty-one years, he was admitted (1754, J. Hill Martin, Bench and Bar of Philadelphia, 1883, and Penn. Mag.,v., 489.) as an attorney at law in the Courts of Common Pleas for the counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex, and also in the Supreme Court. Before the expiration of a year he obtained a considerable share of business, and in May, 1855,1 was admitted to practice in the courts of his native county of Chester. He was
also admitted to the courts of the city and county of Philadelphia.

In 1756, the Attorney-general, who resided in Philadelphia, appointed him, not only without any solicitation,
but without any previous knowledge on his part, his deputy, to prosecute the pleas of the crown in the county of Sussex. He resigned this office after performing its duties for two years with judgment and ability. In 1758, 2 April 17, he was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the province of Pennsylvania. The envy which the success of the young lawyer occasioned among his professional brethren, merely served as an additional spur to his industry, and increased his assiduity in the pursuit of legal knowledge ; for though he had become the eloquent advocate and able lawyer, he was still the close and industrious student.3 He afterwards went to England and studied at the Middle Temple, being admitted there May 9,1758.*
  As a recreation from his studies, in 1757, December 28, Mr, McKean enrolled himself with about one hundred and twenty five others in " Richard Williams' company of foot, whereof William Armstrong is colonel, in Newcastle county."5 In the same year he was elected clerk of the House of Assembly, an honor of which he was unapprised until he received information of his appointment from Benjamin Chew, at that time speaker. The following year he was again elected ; but after serving that term he declined further appointment. ' In 1762, he was selected by the legislature, together with Cagsar Rodney, to revise and print the laws passed subsequent to 1752 ; a duty which they speedily and satisfactorily executed.

  In the same year Mr. McKean first embarked in the stormy sea of politics, which he continued to brave for nearly half a century. In October, 1762, he was elected a member of the Assembly from the county of Newcastle, and was annually returned for seventeen successive years. So much attached to him were the people of that county, that they continued to elect him, although for the last six years of this time he was residing in Philadelphia. He still however retained his house in Newcastle, probably because his business frequently called him to that city. Finally, on the 1st of October, 1779, on the day of the general election in Delaware, he attended at Newcastle, and in an address to his constituents, declined the honor of further re-election. He was then waited upon by six gentlemen in the name of the electors, who asked him to name seven persons suitable for representatives. He replied that he knew not only seven, but seventy, whom he considered worthy of their votes : but the request being repeated, he acceded and wrote down seven names. The election resulted in the choice of the seven gentlemen whom he had named."
A thorough review of the service by Thomas McKean is reviewed in this text. It provides great insight into the political atmosphere that existed in the establishment of the United States of America. Source Image. Citation Image.

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=2676. Image.

1472. Judge Joseph Borden McKean

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=124757147. Image.

Hannah Miles

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116348514. Image.

1473. Robert McKean

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=150696036. "
Robert McKean

Born March 9, 1766, in New Castle, Delaware. He was a merchant in Philadelphia, and a vessel owned by him and Joseph Rogers was captured by the French in 1797, making him one of the numerous claimants under the present French Spoliation Claims. In 1794, similar aggressions of England upon American shipping caused a public meeting of merchants and traders to be held at Philadelphia in March, at which Stephen Girard was chairman, and Robert McKean was secretary. At another meeting, March 24th, a board of trustees for the "Algerine fund" was chosen, among whom were Thomas McKean, Thomas Mifflin, George Meade, Robert Mifflin, and Stephen Girard.

Mr. McKean was a member of the First City Troop, being elected April 30, 1794. He was married in the Second Presbyterian Church by Rev. Ashbel Green, April 17, 1794, to Miss Ann Smith, daughter of William Smith and Mary Sammerzel, of the Island of St. Eustatius, where she was born December 4, 1774. A sampler, a map of Europe made by her at the age of thirteen, a beautiful piece of needlework, is signed "Ann Smith, Finished Aug. 14,1787." Robert McKean was appointed an auctioneer for the city of Philadelphia in March 1800, a position he held until February 1801. Mr. McKean died in Philadelphia, June 3, 1802. Mrs. McKean died November 3, 1813.

Their children:
1) Mary, b. January 8, 1797, Phila. (Mrs. Hoffman)
2) William S., b. (no records in family register or in 1st Presbyterian Church, Phila.); died quite young)." Image.

Ann Smith

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=150696342. Image.

1474. Elizabeth McKean

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=150698430. "
Elizabeth (McKean) Pettit

Born on August 18, 1767, in New Castle, Delaware. Married December 8, 1791, to Andrew Pettit, son of Charles Pettit, a distinguished patriot and statesman of the Revolution, a member of the Continental Congress, a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, and a member of the American Philosophical Society. He was President of the Insurance Company of North America, the oldest in the United States ; and his son Andrew, a director of thirty-two years, 1806-37. Charles Pettit died September 6, 1806, in his 70th year, leaving numerous descendants: his daughter Elizabeth married Charles Jared Ingersoll, the eminent lawyer ; Andrew married Elizabeth McKean ; Sarah married Andrew Bayard ; Theodosia married Alexander Graydon, author of Graydori's Memoirs.

Andrew Pettit was born February 22, 1762, and became a merchant in Philadelphia. He was elected a member of the First City Troop September 10, 1787, and became an honorary member in 1808. He was appointed by Governor McKean flour inspector, an important office, judging by the salary attached, which was $5000 per annum. Mrs. Pettit died September 9, 1811, and is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery. (Her tombstone records her age 42 years, a mistake for 41 years.)

Mr. Pettit died March 6, 1837, leaving a high character both in his social and commercial relations. His will is recorded in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Pettit attended the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, where many of their children were baptized.

Their issue :
1) Sarah, b. Sept. 15, 1792; d. Aug. 16, 1851, Phila. (unm.)
2) Mary Anne, b. Dec. 21, 1793, d. July 22, 1863, Phila. (unm.).
3) Charles, b. March 31, 1795.
4) Letitia, b. Dec. 24, 1796; d. Feb. 20, 1797.
5) Thomas McKean, b. Dec. 26, 1797
6) Elizabeth, b. Feb. 10, 1800; d. April 29, 1884 (unm.)
7) Theodosia, b. Jan. 10, 1802 (Mrs. Smith)
8) Robert, b. Feb. 19, 1804
9) Henry, b. Dec. 10, 1806
10) Infant
11) Infant." Image.

Robert Andrew Pettit

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=150698494. Image.

1477. Annie McKean

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=150508591. Image.

Andrew Buchanan

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142602500. "
Genealogy of the McKean Family Family of Pennsylvania by Roberdeau Buchanan published in 1890 has October 2, 1811 as his date of death, but the contemporaneous news article in the Federal Gazette has October 3, 1811.

On April 6, 1797, he married Anne McKean (1773-1804), daughter of Thomas McKean and Mary Borden McKean in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On July 23, 1807, he married Carolina Virginia Marylanda Johnson, daughter of Joshua Johnson and Catherine Nuth Johnson.

In the Rock Creek Cemetery are also the remains of Mrs. Carolina Virginia Maryland Frye. Her two husbands, General Andrew Buchanan and Nathaniel Frye, are buried beside her.
Source: Historic Graves of Maryland and District of Columbia by Helen West Ridgely, Grafton Press, New York.

Federal Gazette Friday, October 4, 1811
Baltimore, Maryland
Yesterday afternoon Andrew Buchanan Esq. formerly a respectable merchant of this city, who in the days of his prosperity was much distinguished by his hospitality and liberal conduct. He has left an amiable widow and five young children to deplore the loss of an affectionate husband and father." Image.

788. Nancy Ann Borden

1Buchanan, Roberdeau. Bayard, Thomas, McKean Family of Pennsylvania, Genealogy of the, Inquirer Printing Co., 1890. xiv, 273 p. "
iii. Ann, b. May 9, 1747, married Sept. 1, 1768, Francis Hopkinson, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and left issue." Image.

Judge Francis Hopkinson

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], page 131, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "340. ANN; date of her birth unknown. "She married Judge Francis Hopkinson. He was born in Philadelphia in 1737, and his death occurred in 1791. His parents emigrated from England, and his father was an intimate friend of Benjamin Franklin, and he is said to have been the first person to whom Franklin exhibited the experiment of silently drawing the electric fluid from the clouds by a pointed, instead of a blunt instrument. Francis was the first student that entered the College of Philadelphia after its organization, and completed his course there. After graduating he studied law and in 1765 he visited England, where he remained two years. On his return home he fixed his residence at Bordentown, having married Miss Ann Borden, the only daughter of the Hon. Joseph Borden. At the first breaking out
of the Revolution Mr. Borden and Mr. Hopkinson both took strong ground in favor of the liberties of the colonies, and devoted all their energies to the advancement of the good cause. In 1776 Judge Hopkins was delegated to the Continental Congress, which met in Philadelphia, and on the 4th of July they declared these colonies to be free
and independent states, and affixed their names to this celebrated declaration. What he had thus avowed in connection with this, he labored to sustain by the power of his pen. He was, by nature, a man of a versatile genius, and by his education he became a man of varied accomplishments. To the knowledge of the law he added those of painting, poetry and music, and was considered quite proficient in them all. He commenced his warfare upon British rule as early as
1774, by the publication of several pamphlets designed !o awaken the attention of the community to their true condition, and to arouse them to stand forth in defence of their rights. Among others were the following satrical compositions, as "The Admirable Political Catechism," "Letters of Tories and British Travelers," "Answers to British Proclamations," etc., and so well did he sustain his position throughout the war that a writer remarks of him that "during the Revolution he distinguished himself by satrical and political writings which attained such popularity that it has been truly said that few persons effected more than Hopkinson in educating the American people for political independence." He also exercised his raillery in prose and verse at most of the socal follies of his time. In 1779 he was made judge of the Admiralty Court for Pennsylvania, which office he held for ten years, until the organization of the Federal government, when his commission, expired. As soon, however, as Gen. "Washington entered upon the duties of his offlce as President of the United States, he addressed to Judge Hopkinson a highly complimentary letter, enclosing a commission of United States District Judge for Pennsylvania, a position he
held during life.

Judge Hopkinson left one son, Joseph Hopkinson, and three daughters, Elizabeth, who married a Petit; Mary Letitia, married a Buchanan, and Ann married a Buchanan. They were all named in their grandmother's will, dated September 15, 1798, and proved November 5, 1807. Francis Hopkinson and wife both died and were interred at Philadelphia." S."

1479. Joseph Hopkinson

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], page 132, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "Joseph, was one of the ablest lawyers of his time, and was the author of 'Hail Columbia.' Speaking of 'Hail Columbia," the music of this song was at first known as the 'President's March,' and it used to be played while "Washington was President by an orchestra as he came into the theatre. Its music was composed by a fellow named Phyles, and it was played for the first time on Trenton Bridge as Washington rode over it on his way to be inaugurated. It became popular at once, and Hopkinson wrote and adopted these lines to it, beginning 'Hail Columbia.' During the political campaign, while John Qaiincy Adams was President, the name 'President's March' was dropped, and it has since been known as 'Hail Columbia.' "."

791. Joseph Borden III

1Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA (Extracted records) (Vital Records Index - North America, CDs, 1998), FHL Number 1490578, 1773/1781. Father of Elizabeth BORDEN in Christening Extract.

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], page 133, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "341. JOSEPH, born 1755; died October 16, 1788. He married Elizabeth Biles, daughter of Langhorn Biles of Bucks county, Penn. He was a gallant officer in the war of the Revolution, and commanded a troop at light horse of Burlington county. He was wounded by a musket ball at the battle of Germantown, while acting as aide-de-camp to Gen.
Forman. He never fully recovered from the effect of the wound, and died October 16, 1788, at the age of 33. His wife was daughter of Langhorn Biles, of Bucks county, Penn., and was one of the matrons who assisted at Washington's reception by the people of New Jersey in 1789, as did also his only daughter Elizabeth, then a girl 13 years
of age. Elizabeth Borden married Azariah Hunt. Mrs. Borden's mother was a sister of Col. Joseph Kirkbridge of the patriot forces. (Woodward's History of Bordentown)."

3Buchanan, Roberdeau. Bayard, Thomas, McKean Family of Pennsylvania, Genealogy of the, Inquirer Printing Co., 1890. xiv, 273 p., page 17. "
vi. Joseph, b. June 23, 1755; m. Nov 26, 1778, Mary Biles, daughter of Langhorn Biles, and d. Oct. 16, 1788, leaving one child, Elizabeth, b. Nov. 13, 1779." Image.

Mary Elizabeth Biles

1Buchanan, Roberdeau. Bayard, Thomas, McKean Family of Pennsylvania, Genealogy of the, Inquirer Printing Co., 1890. xiv, 273 p., page 17. "
vi. Joseph, b. June 23, 1755; m. Nov 26, 1778, Mary Biles, daughter of Langhorn Biles, and d. Oct. 16, 1788, leaving one child, Elizabeth, b. Nov. 13, 1779." Image.

2Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA (Extracted records) (Vital Records Index - North America, CDs, 1998), FHL Number 1490578, 1773/1781.

3Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA (Extracted records), FHL Number 1490578, 1773/1781. Mother of Elizabeth BORDEN in Christening Extract.

4Borden-Saltar-Hunt bible. "Bible for sale on E-Bay in Oct 2019.". "Departed this life on the 8th of January 1823 at her residence Spring Hill Farm near Bordentown. Mrs. Mary Borden, in the 63rd year of her age. After a life jaring indisposition of two months which she had with Christian facilitarion and resignation.
It may be truly said of the deceased, that she ws a tender parent, ___ ___ friends, a just, _____ and benevolent woman which endeared her to a large circl of friends and acquaintances." Image.

John Stanton

1New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1895. "NAME: John Stanton
SPOUSE: Martha Burden
MARRIAGE DATE: 26 Apr 1820