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Terry Mason's Family History Site

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Descendants of Francis de Bourdon

Notes


740. Captain Jonathon Bozorth

RESEARCHER: Ronald Bozarth familytreemaker web site. "Jonathan Bozorth sold his land in Fairmont, VI (WV) on December 25, 1783. The certificate was signed by Patrick Henry. (Give me Liberty or give me death)"

MILITARY RECORDS Department of the Interior Bureau of Pensiona Washington, July 23, 1918 !C.A. Bozarth 416 Washington Street, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Sir: In response to your letter daded the 11th instant, you are avised that from the papers in the claim R. File No. 1,047 Revolutionary War, it appears that Jonathan Bozarth was allowed pension on his application executed September 22, 1823, while in resident of Grayson Country, Kentucky. He stated that he enlisted in September 1776, in Captain John Wilson's Company, Colonel Aeneas Mackey's Pennsylvania Regiment, and served three years, during which time he was in skirmishes at Woolbridge, Boundbrook and Broadhead and in General Mc Intosh's Campain against Indians. Soldier was born December 13, 1754, and he married in Virginia to Mary Hargis, who was born November 22, 1761, the date of the marriage is not stated, but the following children are referred to. Elizabeth and Sally born prior to November 1783, John and Jeremiah born prior to St. Clair's Defeat, (1791) Polly and Eli. Soldier died September 14, 1830, and his widow Mary, died January 11, 1839, leaving five children only, surviving her: Sally Shaw, John Bozarth, Jeremiah Bozarth, Polly Brown and Eli Bozarth. Very respectfully, E.C. Thieman Acting Commimioner

Being a Virginian, even tho he fought in a Pennsylvania Regiment, entitled him to a Virginia grant in Kentucky which he took in the Leitchfield area. Jonathan Bozorth, who with his elder brother Joseph, and Joseph's children, migraded from western Pa. to Kentucky in 1780.

Jonathan received 560 acres at Cave Springs, Grayson Co. KY for his military service.


Mary Hargis

RESEARCHER: Ronald Bozarth familytreemaker web site.


748. William Cooke II

RESEARCHER: Information sent to T.Mason on 11 Oct 2005 by John Cameron Walker. This was written by Richard Yerkes Cooke. "He inherited a considerable landed Estate from his father at his death in 1742. In 1760, as has been before stated, his uncle William Cooke dying intestate and without heirs, William Cooke fell heir to all his great landed estates and became probably the largest land owner in Eastern New Jersey. He married in 1761, Achsah, daughter of John Middleton,and great granddaughter of Lord John Middleton and Martha Carew. (See marriage record St. Andrew's Church, Holborn, England, Dec. 16th, 1666). William Cooke held the following offices for the Township of New Hanover; Overseer of the Poor 1764; Assessor 1767; Constable 1771; Overseer of the Poor, 1774; Surveyor of Highways, 1775; Assessor, 1777; Freeholder, 1780; Assessor, 1777; Freeholder, 1780; Assessor 1781--1794. He then refused re-election. He was commissioned as Cornet in Captain Shreve's troop of Light Horse, of Burlington, in 1776. He was as ardent Whig and both tradition and the public records show that he and his sons took active part in the Revoltionary struggle He had by his first wife, who died about 1801, seven sons: William, Joel, Thomas, John Middleton, Apollo, George, and Charles. By his second wife, Cathrine, he had three sons, he died at Cookstown, October 1814. Of the sons by the first marriage; William Cooke 3rd was Cornet in Captain Thomas' troop of Light Horse, and was killed at Cedar Bridge, Dec. 27th, 1782. Thomas Cooke 5th was in the New Jersey Line Regular Army. Joel Cooke 1st. was also in the New Jersey Line and was of the party which captured Bacon, the Tory refugee, who had shot Cornet William Cooke 3rd. After Bacon's capture he attempted to escape and seizing a musket fired on the officer, Stewart, who was guarding the door. Stewart returned the fire, the ball going through Bacon's body, and wounding Joel Cooke 1st, who nevertheless closed with Bacon and killed him after a hand to hand struggle."


1453. William Cooke III

Was Cornet in Captain Thomas' troop of Light Horse, and was killed at Cedar Bridge.


1455. Thomas Cooke V

Thomas Cooke 5th was in the New Jersey Line Regular Army.


1468. Charles Burr

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; RESEARCHER: Anna Burr, Bordentown, NJ. This is her ancestor.


786. Mary "Maria" Borden

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; RESEARCHER: Betty Koleda, Prineville, OR. source lists 6 children.


Governor Thomas McKean

REF: George Braden Roberts, GENEALOGY OF JOSEPH PECK & SOME RELATED FAMILIES; ; State College, PA. 1955; ; Family History Library Book 929.273 P334r, Fiche 6049146; NOTES: Was one of the Delaware signers of the Declaration of Independence. Was elected Governor of Pa. in 1799, 1802 & 1805. Colonel, American Revolution. 1777-1799 Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.


788. Nancy Ann Borden

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; NOTES: christened "Ann". "One of most beautiful girls of NJ". DAR Magazine, Aug 1964, p 685. RESEARCHER: Betty Koleda, Prineville, OR & Rachel Wills, West Point, VA.


Judge Francis Hopkinson

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; NOTES: Was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Lawyeer, author, musician, inventor. Designed Great Seal of NJ. Helped fashion 13 star-stripe U.S. Flag.


791. Joseph Borden III

REF: George Braden Roberts, GENEALOGY OF JOSEPH PECK & SOME RELATED FAMILIES; ; State College, PA. 1955; ; Family History Library Book 929.273 P334r, Fiche 6049146; NOTES: He was ardent patriot during Revolutionary War, being captain of troops of lighthorse. He was wounded in Battle of Germantown. Was later U.S. Land Officer.

BIOGRAPHY: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; RESEARCHER: Rachel Wills, West Point, VA.


809. Samuel Borden

RESEARCHER-BIOGRAPHY: Information provided to T.Mason on 29Dec2001 by Una A. Bowman. "Will written in 1823 lists grandchildren, James, Mariah and David."


1491. George Borden

ACTION: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; NOTES: possibly not his wife.


1493. John Borden

ACTION: Family History Records; ; compiled by Michael S. Cole, [HYPERLINK http://www.thecolefamily.com/hobby/ahnentafel.htm#ahnentafel ] ; ; copy dated 26 Jan 1994 sent to T Mason; NOTES: West Jersey Noravian Register. Marriages are unproven.


1495. William Borden

RESEARCHER-BIOGRAPHY: Information provided to T.Mason on 29Dec2001 by Una A. Bowman. "Occupation of his father Samuel, was cordwainer and farmer."


1497. Jonathan Borden

RESEARCHER-BIOGRAPHY: Information provided to T.Mason on 29Dec2001 by Una A. Bowman. "Salem County Deeds FF:486 and II:333 indicate he was living in Philadelphia, PA in 1829."


817. Elisha Borden

DESCENDANT: Information sent to T.Mason on 7 Aug 2005 from Carolyn Kemp [a1865z@voyager.net].


1499. Susannah Borden

RESEARCHER: Information sent to T.Mason on 7 Aug 2005 from Carolyn Kemp. "There was a deed in 1774 in Litchfield, Connecticut, CT by Elisha Borden to his son-in-law, Zachariah Long and his daughter Susannah. This was discovered by Harry Long."

Harry Long sent the following to T.Mason on 19 Oct 2007. "The deed information I supplied to Carolyn Kemp is recorded in Litchfield Deed Book Vol 8, pp 297-8, and dated 14 September 1774. Earlier deeds in 1746 and 1754 in Litchfield identified this Elisha Borden and his wife, Susanna, as being from East Haddam, CT."