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Source Citations


Jacob Borden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123348572. "BORDEN/BURDEN
Jacob Borden married Margaret Barbiss-26 Jun 1775 Evesham, Burlington Co, NJ
Jacob and wife, Margaret Barbiss are said to be buried in Colestown Cem, NJ. At this time no physical proof of the graves.

Death date - Jacob's will written Aug. 1840 and probated in Mount Holly, Burlington Co, NJ 13 Jun 1843." Image.

2New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1895, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FZKN-52L. Image.

3New Jersey, Wills and Probate Records, 1739-1991, Probate Records; New Jersey. Surrogate's Court; Probate Place: Burlington, New Jersey. "Wills, Vol E-F, 1836-1846
    I, Jacob Borden of the township of Chester in the county of Burlington and state of New Jersey being at this time in health of body and through mercy favored with sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in form following that is to say
     First I order and direct all my just debts and expences to be fully paid and satisfied as soon after my decease as can be conveniently done.
    Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Woolman wife to John Woolman and to her heirs and assigns twenty five acres of land a part of land containing about eighty acres which I purchased of the above named John Woolman situated and lying in the county of Clinton in the state of Ohio and now in the occupancy of my son James Borden to be laid off the westerly end of said tract and the line to run parallel with the westerly line there of and across the same.
    Item I give and bequeath to my son James Borden and his heirs and assignes, thirty acres of land being the southerly part of the above mentioned eighty acres, the line to run parallel with the southerly line there of and to bound on the twenty-five acres given my daughter Mary Woolman and on the easterly line of said tract of eighty acres provided he pays to my son Edward Borden or his heirs fifty dollars within one year after my decease which I order him to do.
    Item I give to my granson Thomas Jefferson Borden son of my son Benjamin Borden deceased and to his heirs and assignes the remainder of the said tract of eighty acres.
     Item I give and bequeath to my two grand-daughters Margaret Peak, wife of Aaron Peak and Mary Ann Anderson wife of Charles Anderson daughter of my deceased daughter Jane Fisher and to their heirs and assignes two acres of land a part of a tract of land of about twenty eight acres which I also purchased of John Woolman aforesaid situated and lying in the said county of Clinton, state of Ohio to be laid off the southerly end of said tract bounding on and the line to run parellel with the Southerly line thereof or the line the greatest distance from a creek that through said tract one end of said two acres to bound on what is called the state road to be equally divided between them my said grand-daughter Mary Ann Anderson to have the part next to and adjointing the said state road the remainder of said tract of twenty eight acres I give and beqeath to my daughter Ann Garwood and to her heirs and her assignes.
    Item I order and direct all my lands in the state of New Jersey to be sold and do hereby authorize and empower by executor to sell and convey in fee ---- all my said lands and real estate in New Jersey as aforesaid and the money arising from said sale together with the money arising from my personal estate after paying all my debts and exepenses be equally divided between my five grand-children to wit: Margaret Peak and Mary Ann Anderson children of daughter Jane Fisher deceased as aforesaid William Borden son of my son William Borden deceased and the two daughters of my son Jacob Borden deceased share and share alike.
     And lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my friend Levi Borton of Chester aforesaid executor to this my last will and testament in witness where of I have here on to set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty - 1840.
     Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Jacob Borden to be his last will and testament in presence of Joseph Hollingshead, John Busby, Mary Borton signed by Jacob Borden x his mark.

Probated July 1844 in Clinton county, Ohio." Image.


Margaret Barbiss

1New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, pg 44. Entry by Una Bowman:
St. Mary's Church [Protestant Episcopal] Colestown Church Book by Asa Matlack Collection at The Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colestown Cemetery is in Cherry Hill Township in Camden County,(was Burlington County) New Jersey. St. Mary's Church, one of the first Episcopal churches in West Jersey, stood inside the cemetery gates from 1751 to 1899, when it was destroyed by fire. "6 February 1807 Jacob Borden's wife. [UAB Note:This may have been Margaret Barbiss who married Jacob Borden on 26 June 1775.]."

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123349466. "BORDEN/BURDEN
No physical evidence has surfaced for her burial cemetery. She is said to be buried in Colestown Cem, NJ married Jacob Burden 26 Jun 1775 Evesham, Burlington Co, NJ." Image.

3New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1895, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FZKN-52L. Image.


James Borden

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], pg 89, FHL US/CAN Film 512.

2New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, p. 16. Entry by Una Bowman:
St. Mary's Church [Protestant Episcopal] Colestown Church Book by Asa Matlack Collection at The Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colestown Cemetery is in Cherry Hill Township in Camden County,(was Burlington County) New Jersey. St. Mary's Church, one of the first Episcopal churches in West Jersey, stood inside the cemetery gates from 1751 to 1899, when it was destroyed by fire. "4 August 1771 James Borden. [UAB Note: James son of Mary and Richard Borden (b. 9 January 1672. Richard Borden was the son of Benjamin 16 May 1649 and Abigail (Grover) Borden.]

[UAB Note: Will of James Borden of Evesham Twp. Burlington County, N.J. penned 1 August 1771-proved 25 Oct. 1771. Inventory 11 Oct 1771. Account`12 April 1784. Wife Jane, children Jacob to have plantation at age 21, daughter Abigaill to have 60 pounds when 18. Children Mary Borden, James Borden and William Borden. Sons James and William to be put to trades. File No 8853C Liber 25:42. Also note: it assumed Jacob under 21 was the oldest son and Abigaill older than her sister Mary.]
[UAB Note: James Borden married in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA on 13 June 1753 to Jane Stitchbury. I also believe his sister Hannah married in the same church on 2 October 1732 to William Cox. Note the will of their father Richard (b. 9 January 1672-died 1751) mentioned daughter Hannah as Hannah Coxe. William and Hannah Cox on account of Benjamin Borden (28 March 1766) This Benjamin the son of Jonathan Borden b.14 April 1690).]."

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41645308. "4 August 1771 was listed as his burial date. See reference to his Uncle Samuel Borden. James married Jane Stitchbury on 13 June 1753 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA." Regarding "Uncle Samuel Borden: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41645023. "Birth reference. Bible. Burial Reference Colestown Church Book with Miscellaneous Notes by Asa Matlack. Samuel was the son of Benjamin and Abigail (Grover) Borden. Evidently, Samuel's brother, Richard, cared for Samuel after the death of their father Benjamin Borden. When Samuel's brother, Richard Borden, died James Borden Samuel's nephew assumed the responsiblity. Reference: Will of Richard Borden Burlington Co., N. J.[4787 C] proved 4 May 1751.". Image.

4FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41645308. "4 August 1771 was listed as his burial date. See reference to his Uncle Samuel Borden. James married Jane Stitchbury on 13 June 1753 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA."

5Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WF-5CG1. "Name: James Borden
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 13 Jun 1753
Event Place: Christ Church Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Jane Stitchbury
Spouse's Gender: Female
GS Film Number: 000823996
Digital Folder Number: 004034497
Image Number: 00025

"Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WF-5CG1 : accessed 28 July 2018), James Borden and Jane Stitchbury, 13 Jun 1753; citing Christ Church Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, various churches and archives, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 823,996." Image.

6New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, pg 26. "28 August 1812 Jane Burden [Note: Jane Borden, widow of Chester Twp., Burlington Co., Granddaughter, Mary Pedrick, stuff for a gown, and homespun cloth; $160. Daughter, Mary Vansciver, wearing apparel, bed & beddings, walnut table, wheel. Son, James Borden, remainder of household goods. Son, Jacob Borden, $12. Residue after debts are paid to two children, Mary and James. I have given James £100 some time back for my nursing and board. Jane made her mark. Executors - Mary and James. Witnesses - John Holland, George French. Made 13 September 1811 and Proved Oct. 15, 1812. File 12559C Book??]."


Jane Stitchbury

1New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, pg 26. Entry by Una Bowman:
St. Mary's Church [Protestant Episcopal] Colestown Church Book by Asa Matlack Collection at The Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colestown Cemetery is in Cherry Hill Township in Camden County,(was Burlington County) New Jersey. St. Mary's Church, one of the first Episcopal churches in West Jersey, stood inside the cemetery gates from 1751 to 1899, when it was destroyed by fire. "28 August 1812 Jane Burden [Note: Jane Borden, widow of Chester Twp., Burlington Co., Granddaughter, Mary Pedrick, stuff for a gown, and homespun cloth; $160. Daughter, Mary Vansciver, wearing apparel, bed & beddings, walnut table, wheel. Son, James Borden, remainder of household goods. Son, Jacob Borden, $12. Residue after debts are paid to two children, Mary and James. I have given James £100 some time back for my nursing and board. Jane made her mark. Executors - Mary and James. Witnesses - John Holland, George French. Made 13 September 1811 and Proved Oct. 15, 1812. File 12559C Book??]."

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41646879. "Reference: Burial date above from Asa Matlock's record." Image.

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41645308. "4 August 1771 was listed as his burial date. See reference to his Uncle Samuel Borden. James married Jane Stitchbury on 13 June 1753 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA."

4Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WF-5CG1. "Name: James Borden
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 13 Jun 1753
Event Place: Christ Church Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Jane Stitchbury
Spouse's Gender: Female
GS Film Number: 000823996
Digital Folder Number: 004034497
Image Number: 00025

"Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WF-5CG1 : accessed 28 July 2018), James Borden and Jane Stitchbury, 13 Jun 1753; citing Christ Church Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, various churches and archives, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 823,996." Image.

5Weld, 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], pg 89, FHL US/CAN Film 512.

6New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, p. 16. "4 August 1771 James Borden. [UAB Note: James son of Mary and Richard Borden (b. 9 January 1672. Richard Borden was the son of Benjamin 16 May 1649 and Abigail (Grover) Borden.]

[UAB Note: Will of James Borden of Evesham Twp. Burlington County, N.J. penned 1 August 1771-proved 25 Oct. 1771. Inventory 11 Oct 1771. Account`12 April 1784. Wife Jane, children Jacob to have plantation at age 21, daughter Abigaill to have 60 pounds when 18. Children Mary Borden, James Borden and William Borden. Sons James and William to be put to trades. File No 8853C Liber 25:42. Also note: it assumed Jacob under 21 was the oldest son and Abigaill older than her sister Mary.]
[UAB Note: James Borden married in Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA on 13 June 1753 to Jane Stitchbury. I also believe his sister Hannah married in the same church on 2 October 1732 to William Cox. Note the will of their father Richard (b. 9 January 1672-died 1751) mentioned daughter Hannah as Hannah Coxe. William and Hannah Cox on account of Benjamin Borden (28 March 1766) This Benjamin the son of Jonathan Borden b.14 April 1690).]."


Asa Borden

1New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, p. 22. Entry by Una Bowman:
St. Mary's Church [Protestant Episcopal] Colestown Church Book by Asa Matlack Collection at The Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colestown Cemetery is in Cherry Hill Township in Camden County,(was Burlington County) New Jersey. St. Mary's Church, one of the first Episcopal churches in West Jersey, stood inside the cemetery gates from 1751 to 1899, when it was destroyed by fire. "23 March 1779. James Borden's son Asa."


James Borden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87432775. "p.66-15 June 1825 James Borden."


William Borden

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], p 107, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "He lived at Eversham, Burlington county, New Jersey; married a widow, Mrs. Mary Baker, whose maiden name was Hazelton." Error: Hattie states William was born in 1734.

2New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, pg 26. Entry by Una Bowman:
St. Mary's Church [Protestant Episcopal] Colestown Church Book by Asa Matlack Collection at The Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colestown Cemetery is in Cherry Hill Township in Camden County,(was Burlington County) New Jersey. St. Mary's Church, one of the first Episcopal churches in West Jersey, stood inside the cemetery gates from 1751 to 1899, when it was destroyed by fire. "June 1784 William Borden. [UAB Note: Probably the son of James and Jane Borden mentioned above.]."


Mary Hazelton

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], p 107, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "He lived at Eversham, Burlington county, New Jersey; married a widow, Mrs. Mary Baker, whose maiden name was Hazelton." Error: Hattie states William was born in 1734.

2New Jersey, Colestown St. Mary's Church Book, pg 26. Entry by Una Bowman:
St. Mary's Church [Protestant Episcopal] Colestown Church Book by Asa Matlack Collection at The Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colestown Cemetery is in Cherry Hill Township in Camden County,(was Burlington County) New Jersey. St. Mary's Church, one of the first Episcopal churches in West Jersey, stood inside the cemetery gates from 1751 to 1899, when it was destroyed by fire. "June 1784 William Borden. [UAB Note: Probably the son of James and Jane Borden mentioned above.]."


William Hazelton Borden

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], p 137, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "'William Hazleton Borden was a trooper in the war of the revolution. He joined the New Jersey militia when the British invaded that State in l776 and again in 1778. Historical records prove how valiently the New Jersey Bordens rallied around the cause of Liberty and with their strong efforts or their lives helped to make America free."


Lucia Reynolds

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 137, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "Lucia Reynolds, born 1761, died April 23, 1845 was the daughter of Rev. Chichester Reynolds, an Episcopal clergyman who established and taught the first academy at Columbus, N. J., who married the daughter of Thomas and Joannai Woodward."


Thomas Borden

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 137, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "353. THOMAS, born 1766, in Burlington Co-unty, New Jersew, married Charlotte Gibbs, daughter of Joseph and Mary Gibbs."


Charlotte Gibbs

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 137, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "353. THOMAS, born 1766, in Burlington Co-unty, New Jersew, married Charlotte Gibbs, daughter of Joseph and Mary Gibbs."