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Family of Jonathan DENNIS and Sarah CLOWES
|Husband:||Jonathan DENNIS (1685-1715)|
|Wife:||Sarah CLOWES ( - )|
|Children:||Rachel DENNIS (aft1706- )|
|Sarah DENNIS (aft1706- )|
Husband: Jonathan DENNIS
|Name:||Jonathan DENNIS 1,2|
|Father:||Jonathan DENNIS (1652-1720)|
|Mother:||Rachel MOORE (1660?-aft1720)|
|Birth||29 Jan 1685||Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA 3|
|Death||1715 (age 29-30)||Cohansey, Salem, New Jersey, USA|
Wife: Sarah CLOWES
|Name:||Sarah CLOWES 4|
|Father:||William CLOWES ( -1717)|
Child 1: Rachel DENNIS
|Name:||Rachel DENNIS 4,5|
|Spouse:||Charles DAVIS ( - )|
|Birth||btw 1706 and Feb 1717 4|
Child 2: Sarah DENNIS
|Name:||Sarah DENNIS 4|
|Spouse:||John DUNHAM (1708-1810)|
|Birth||btw 1706 and Feb 1717 4|
|1||Patty Barthell Myers, "Ancestors and Descendants of Lewis Ross Freeman" (Name:
1995;). pp. 668-669.
Text From Source: 31. JONATHAN DENNIS (Rachel2 Moore, Samuel1). b. Woodbridge 29 Jan 1685/6 (VR); d. 1715; m. Sarah Clowes, who m/2 Richard Smith, who d. 1740. Sarah was d/o William Clowes of Alloways Creek, whose will made 6 Feb 1716/17, proved 13 Mar 1716/17, mentions daughter Sarah Dinnis, and grandchildren Rachel and Sarah Dinnis. Executor was daughter Mary with assistance of John Paine. Richard Smith was one of the witnesses. (N.J. Arch., 23:98.) Richard Smith was sole executor and principal heir of John Paine of Alloways Creek, Salem Co., whose will dated 20 Sept 1726, proved 18 Apr 1727, names Richard's daughters-in-law [step-daughters] Sarah and Rachel Dennis, both under 20. (N.J. Arch., 23:350.)
1715 July 27. Denis, Dennis, Jonathan, junior, of Cohansie, Salem Co., weaver; will of. Wife Sarah, sole heiress and executrix of real and personal estate, with legacies to daughters Rachel and Sarah. Witnesses - Noah Wheaten, Peter Fitchrandolph, Jane Fitzrandolph, John Roberts, and Rebeckah Denis. Proved 16 Aug 1715. Inventory of the personal estate, £235.19.4-1/4, incl. a negro woman £22.10, and "Dangerously dew to the Estate by accounts" £36.10; made 18 Aug 1715. (N.J. Arch., 23:133.)
1740, Feb --. Smith, Richard, Esq., of Elsinborough, Salem Co.; will of. Sons -- John, the plantation (600 acres) called Amblebery that I live on, excepting what I shall hereafter dispose of; also 12 acres in Salem, Richard (not 21), the plantation (220 acres) that was formerly John Pain's, of Alloways Creek; also 150 acres of the plantation Ambleberry; and Merriman (not 21), the plantatIon (400 acres) that George Trenchard (lived of ?), deceased, situate in Alloways Creek. Daughters -- Mary, lot in Salem adjoining the house lot of Edward Test at Margate's lane (so-called); Grace, 4 acres in Salem, on the road to Alloways Creek Bridge, that Daniel Smith lives on. My daughters [step-daughters], Rachel and Sarah Dennis, shall share with the above named heirs in all the lands and profits due me from my right in Patomack, in the province of Virginia. Sons and above unmarried daughters shall share equally in the lands at Cohansey or elsewhere, depending between myself, John Wright and Clement Hall; also said daughters, Mary and Grace Smith, at 18 or marriage, to have £200. Negroes allotted. Executors -- sons, John and Richard, dau., Mary. Witnesses -- Andrew Gardiner, Jos. Clowes, Edmund Winder. Proved 11 Mar 1740. (N.J. Arch., 30:442.)
1740, March 11. Letters granted to John and Mary Smith (Quakers), Richard Smith being 13 years old (ibid.).
1740, 1 mo. (Mar.), 20 da. Inventory (£1073.10.11.1.2) includes negroes. Sharper, £20; Franck, £40; Phillis, £30; Dick, £17; Dinah, £10; cattle and sheep, £104.16.
Appraisers -- Samuel Abbott, Thomas HIll (ibid.).
108 i Rachel Dennis, under 20 in 1726.
109 ii Sarah Dennis, under 20 in 1726.
|2||Reverand Joseph Dally, "Woodbridge and Vicinity" (Name: A.E. Gordon; New
Brunswick, N.J.; 1873;). p. 326.
Text From Source: Jonathan Dennes Son to Jonathan Dennes and Rachel his wife Born ye 29th of January 1685.
|3||Ibid. p. 326.|
|4||Patty Barthell Myers, "Ancestors and Descendants of Lewis Ross Freeman" (Name: 1995;). pp. 668-669.|
|5||H. Stanley Craig, "Genealogical Data : the Same tenth in West New Jersey" (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=11126). pp. 22-23.|