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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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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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