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John Moore

John Moore was my 4th Great Grandfather. He was born in 1739 and married Dinah Pettit of Hackettstown around 1763. He was a hat maker and apparently ran a prosperous business as he sold his wares by traveling up and down the river and through the various tributaries.

John Moore owned 2 lots of land …

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John Moore

John Moore was born in New Jersey in 1738, married Dinah Pettit, and had ten children. He owned land on Jenny Jump Mountain and was a hatter by trade, both manufacturing and selling felt hats. When war broke out, he participated by hiding British supporters and sending troops to front-line. He was imprisoned at Log …

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John Moore

John Moore was born in Sussex, New Jersey and married Dinah Pettit. Of their 10 children, 7 were born in New Jersey and 3 in Grimsby, U.C. John Moore was a hat maker and ran a successful retail business. As a loyalist he suffered fines and imprisonment and was a member of the New Jersey …

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Alan Nixon

Our NIXON family immigrated to America from Manorhamilton Town in County Leitrim, NW Ireland about the year 1748. Allan Nixon’s own deposition states that in the first half of 1777 in New Jersey he joined the Royal Standard under Colonel Joseph Barton, who’s commission was to form the 1st Battalion of the New Jersey Volunteers. …

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