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Stephen Benbrook and Rachel Fenney




Husband Stephen Benbrook 1,7,9

           Born: 1846 - , , , New Jersey 7
     Christened: 
           Died: 1896 - , , , New Jersey
         Buried: 


         Father: Richard Edward Benbrook Sr. (1817-1863) 1
         Mother: Antoinette Bottles (Abt 1818-Abt 1900) 1


    Partnership: 27 Oct 1872 - , Basking Ridge, Somerset, NJ 13




Wife Rachel Fenney 9

           Born: 1851
     Christened: 
           Died: 1930 - , , , New Jersey
         Buried: 



Children
1 F Hannie Benbrook

           Born: 1876 - , , , New Jersey 9
     Christened: 
           Died: 1888 - , , , New Jersey 9
         Buried: 



2 F Lea Benbrook 9

           Born: 1880 - , , , New Jersey
     Christened: 
           Died: 1914 - , , , New Jersey
         Buried: 



3 F Edith Benbrook 9

           Born: 1888 - , , , New Jersey
     Christened: 
           Died: 1906 - , , , New Jersey
         Buried: 




General Notes (Husband)

The birth and death years from Carol Bennett's reading of the headstones in United Methodist Cemetery.

Alt Birth: Abt 1847 NJ
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Stephen Benbrook and Sarah Brown




Husband Stephen Benbrook 1,3

           Born: 1 Jan 1781 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 
           Died: 2 Sep 1847 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried: Sep 1847 - Bedminster Reformed Church Cemetery, Bedminster, Somerset, NJ


         Father: William Bambrook (Abt 1756-1804) 1,2
         Mother: Mary (Abt 1759-1812) 1,2


    Partnership: 11 Nov 1806 - , Carlton, Northants, England

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation

carpenter

Baptism, 7 Jan 1781 - , Pitsford, Northants, England

Immigration, Abt 1832 - , New York City, New York, NY

Cause of Death, Sep 1847

Inflamation of stomach




Wife Sarah Brown 1

            AKA: Benbrook
           Born: 27 Apr 1785 - , Carlton, Northants, England
     Christened:  - , Carlton Parish, Northants, England
           Died: 3 Mar 1868 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried: Mar 1868 - Bedminster Reformed Church Cemetery, Bedminster, Somerset, NJ

Noted events in her life were:
Alt Birth, 27 Apr 1786 - , Carlton Parish, Northants, England



Children
1 M William Whitsey Benbrook 1,3




           Born: 28 Sep 1807 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 11 Nov 1807 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 22 Apr 1898 - , Bridgewater, Somerset, NJ
         Buried: Apr 1898
         Spouse: Elizabeth (Betsey\Betty) Turnbull (1804-1888) 1,3
           Marr: 20 Jan 1838 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Spouse: Ann Coleman (Est 1807-Abt 1836)
           Marr: 1 Apr 1832 - , , , England



2 F Mary Frances Benbrook 2,3

            AKA: Boyd
           Born: 27 Nov 1808 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 31 Jan 1809 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 16 Apr 1893
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Jonathan P. Boyd (Abt 1810-      ) 3



3 M Charles Edward Benbrook 2,3

           Born: 7 Jan 1811 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 28 Jun 1811 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: Feb 1812 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
         Buried: 13 Feb 1812 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
         Spouse: Never Married


4 F Floretta Henrietta Benbrook 2

            AKA: Faulkner
           Born: 19 Nov 1812 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 10 Nov 1813 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 30 Nov 1895 - , , , New Jersey
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Stephen Faulkner (Abt 1812-Bef 1880)
           Marr: 3 Apr 1835 - , , Somerset, NJ 10



5 F Betsey B. Benbrook 2,3

            AKA: Elizabeth Benbrook
           Born: 22 Apr 1815 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 26 Jun 1815 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 28 Apr 1897 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried:  - New Cemetery, Somerville, Somerset, NJ
         Spouse: Abram Van Dycke Honeyman (1810-1878) 3
           Marr: , , Somerset, NJ



6 M Richard Edward Benbrook Sr. 1

           Born: 18 Nov 1817 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 10 Feb 1818 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 28 Mar 1863 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Antoinette Bottles (Abt 1818-Abt 1900) 1
           Marr: 12 Nov 1842 - , , Somerset, NJ



7 M Charles Benbrook 3

           Born: 29 Aug 1820 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 13 Feb 1821 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 19 Jan 1892 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Elizabeth McAdams (1830-After 1880)
           Marr: Est 1850



8 F Sarah Ann Benbrook 3

            AKA: Isaacs
           Born: 23 Nov 1823 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 29 Jun 1824 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 8 Jun 1900 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Thomas Isaacs (Abt 1824-Abt 1870) 3,14
           Marr: 19 Jul 1848 - , Bridgewater, Somerset, NJ 10



9 M Henry Benbrook 3

           Born: 12 Jul 1826 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 10 Nov 1826 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 28 Jun 1903 - , Pluckemin, Somerset, NJ
         Buried:  - Pluckemin Cemetery, Pluckemin, Somerset, NJ
         Spouse: Catherine Lane Van Doren (1826-1906) 3
           Marr: 17 Jan 1852 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Spouse: Catharine Benbrook (Mrs) (Est 1830-      ) 3
           Marr: , Of Bridgewater, Somerset, NJ



10 M Stephen Norman Benbrook 3

           Born: 15 Apr 1829 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 11 Sep 1829 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 7 Feb 1912 - , , Somerville, NJ
         Buried:  - New Cemetery, Somerville, Somerset, NJ
         Spouse: Mary Ann McAdams (1837-1922)
           Marr: 1857




General Notes (Husband)

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH: date from Death record found in the BEDMINSTER REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH records FHL Book 974.944/B1 V2p (see below)

1847 DEATH: date from Death record found in the BEDMINSTER REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH records FHL Book 974.944/B1 V2p Deaths Bedminster reformed Dutch Church, 1840-1908, page 240, (see below)

BENBROOK, Stephen Sep 2, 1847 Inf. of Stomach, Bedminster Church Yard, age 66 yrs.

1848: ESTATE RECORD for STEPHEN BENBROOK to heirs. FHL Film # 903,586 pg 279-285.
1848 ESTATE of Stephen Benbrook: FHL Film # 903,586 pg 279
Know all men by these present, that we ABRAHAM V. D. HONEYMAN and ELIZABETH his wife, being one of the heirs of STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased, do hereby acknowledge that we have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT, and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of threehundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the said ELIZABETH of the said proceeds if the of the said real estate according to the report of said commissoners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset, May term 1848: And we do hereby release and discharge the said commissioners any further liablity or accountablity to us on our account of said sales: A.V.D. HONEYMAN -- BETSY HONEYMAN Wittness our hands and seal this sixth day of June, Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. Signed and sealed in the presence of B. WARD
State of New Jersey, Middlesex county, ss. On the Seventh day of July Eighteen Hundred and forty eight personally came before me the subscriber, one of the Judges of the court of common pleas of said county, Abraham V.D. Honeymand and Elizabeth, his wife, known to me as the Releasors above named. And I having made known to them the nature and contents of the above release. They did acknowledge that they executed the same as their voluntary ait and deed for the uses and purposes as within expressed: And the said Elizabeth upon a private examination, seperate from her husband, acknowledged that she executed the same freely without any fear, threats or complusion of her husband. B. WARD. Recorded the 18th day of October 1841, by C. Morton, Surrogat.

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. Film # 903,586 pg. 280
Know all men by these present, that I JONATHAN BOYD and MARY FRANCES BOYD, the said Mary Francies being on of the heirs at law of Stephen Benbrook dec'd do hereby acknowledge that we have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT, and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the said MARY FRANCES of the sale of the said real estate according to the report of said commissioners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset, May term 1848: and we do hereby release and discharge the said commissioners any further liability or accountablity to us on our account of said sales. JONATAN P. BOYD --- MARY F. BOYD Wittness our hands and seal this sixth day of June, Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. Signed and sealed in the presence of PETER R. RUNYON
State of New Jersey, Middlesex County, SS. On the thirteenth day of June Eighteen Hundred and Forty eight personally came fefore me, the subscriber, one of the judges of the inferior court of Common pleas of said county, Jonathan Boyd and Mary Frances Boyd, his wife know to me as the releasers above named. I having made known to them the nature and contents of the above instrument of release they saverlly acknowledged that the executed the same freely of their own will and accord for the uses purposes Wherein expressed: and the said May Frances being examend seperate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she executed the same without any fear, threats or compulsions of her husband. B. Ward Recorded the 18th day of October 1849 By C. Morton, Surragat

1849 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. Film #903,586 pg. 281
Know al men by these present, that I, THOMAS ISAACS, and SARAH, his wife, the said Sarah being one fo the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. do hereby acknowledge that we have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. the sum of three hundred and eighty dollars and sixty cents in full of the distribution share of the said SARAH in the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of the said Commisioners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset May term 1848: and I do here by releasee and discharge the said Commissioners from any further liability or accountability to us on account fo sales: THOMAS ISAACS (x mark) --- SARAH ANN ISAACS (x mark) Wittness our hands and seals this sixth day of June Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. Signed and sealed in the presence of H.M. GASTON
State of New Jersey, Somerset County, ss. On this twenty ninth day of March Eighteen Hundred and forty nine personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of the Masters of the Coourt of Chancery, said that the above named THOMAS ISAACS and SARAH ANN ISAACS. I having made known to them the nature and contents fo the above instrument of release, They did acknowledge that they executed the same freely of their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expresses. H.M. GASTON Recorded October 18th, 1849. C. Morton, Surrogate

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL. Film # 903,586 pg. 282
Know all men by these present, that I, WILLIAM BENBROOK, one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBROOK dec'd. Do hereby acknowledge that I have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased, by the hands of JOHN M. MANN the sum of Three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of my distribution share of the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of said commissioners and their account filed in the Surrogates of the county of Somerset, May term 1848. And I do hereby release and discharge the said commissioners from any further liability or accountability to me on account of said sale. WILLIAM BENBROOK
Signed and released in the presence of LEONARD BUNN
Somerset County, ss, State of New Jersey, ss. Personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of the judges of the court of Common Pleas of said county. He above named WILLIAM BENBROOK known to me as the person who executed the above instrument of release and I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, he acknowledges that he signed X ruled. The same as his voluntary act and deed for the ___ and purposes therein expressed. Acknowledged before me June 6th 1848. LEONARD BUNN

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586 pg 283
Know all men by these present, that I, CHARLES BENBROOK, one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBOOK, deceased, do hereby acknowledge that I have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full for my distrubutive share of the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of said Commissioners and their account filed in the office fo the surrogate of the county of Somerset: And I do hereby release and discharge the said Commissioners from any further lilability or accountablity to me on account of said sales. Witness my hand and seal this sixth day of June eighteen hundred and forty eight. CHARLES BENBROOK
Signed and sealed in the presence of James Taylor
State of New Jersey, Somerset County, ss On the Twelth day of June eighteen hundred and forty eight. Personally came before me, the subscriber, one of the judges of the court of common pleas in said county, The above named Charles Benbrook and I having made known to him the nature and contents of the above instrument of Release; he did acknowledge that the signed and sealed the same as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expresses. James Taylor

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586, pg 285
Know all men by these present, that I, HENRY BENBROOK one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd, do hereby acknowledge that I have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of my distrutive share of the proceeds of the said of said real estate according to the report of said commissioners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset May term 1848: And I do hereby release and discharge the said Commissioners from any further liability or accountability to me on account of said sales. Witness my hand and seal this sixth day of June Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. HENRY BENBROOK Signed and sealed in the presence of PETER P. RUNYON
State of New Jersy, Middlesex county, ss. On thirteenth day of June Eighteen hundred and forty eight personally appeared before me the subscriber one of the judges of the court of Common pleas of said county the above named Henry Benbrook, who I am satisfied is the releasor above named. And I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, He did acknowledge that he signed and sealed the above instrument of release as his own voluntary act and deed for the uses and prupoes therein expressed. Peter P. Runyon

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586 pg. 284
Recieved May 27th, 1848 of JOHN M. MANN, one of the Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the proceeds of said sale of STEPHEN NORMAN BENBROOK, a minor, one of the heirs at law of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. And I do herby as the guardian of the said minor releas exonerate and discharge the said commissioners from the further payment of said distrubutive share as per the dividend as contained by a settlement of the accounts of said commissioners in the Orphans Court of the County of Somerset. Witness my hand and seal this twenty seventh day of May Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. BENJAMIN VAN DYKE Signed and sealed in the presence of L. BUNN
State of New Jersey, Comerset county, ss. Personally appeared before me one of the Judges of the Inferior Court of Common pleas in and for said County, Benjamin Van Dyke, Known to me as the person who signed the above writing, And I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, he did acknoledge tht he signed and sealed the same as his own volentary act and deed for the uses and purposes there in expressed. Acknowledged May 27th 1848. L Bunn 3


General Notes for Child William Whitsey Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:

1808 BIRTH: from 1850 census (see below)

B-4 1839 MARRIAGE: Has a child born in 1839
NEED: Marriage record

1840 US CENSUS: FHL Film #016,519 Pg. 213 Bernards Township, Somerset, NJ
Schedule of the whole number of persons within the division to Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Name of Heads of Families - Wlham W. Benbrook
Males - Under 5 - one - (birth 1835-1839) could be James Benbrook
Males - 30 and under 40 - one - (birth 1811-1820) could be William W
Females - 5 and under 10 - two - (birth 1831-1835) could be Martha & Isabella Sherman, from the first marriage of Elizabeth Turnbull to Samuel Sherman.
Females - 30 and under 40 - one - (birth 1811-1820) could be Elizabeth, wife

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL. Film # 903,586 pg. 282
Know all men by these present, that I, WILLIAM BENBROOK, one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBROOK dec'd. Do hereby acknowledge that I have received from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased, by the hands of JOHN M. MANN the sum of Three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of my distribution share of the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of said commissioners and their account filed in the Surrogates of the county of Somerset, May term 1848. And I do hereby release and discharge the said commissioners from any further liability or accountability to me on account of said sale. WILLIAM BENBROOK
Signed and released in the presence of LEONARD BUNN
Somerset County, ss, State of New Jersey, ss. Personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of the judges of the court of Common Pleas of said county. He above named WILLIAM BENBROOK known to me as the person who executed the above instrument of release and I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, he acknowledges that he signed X ruled. The same as his voluntary act and deed for the ___ and purposes therein expressed. Acknowledged before me June 6th 1848. LEONARD BUNN

1850 US CENSUS: NJ, Somerset Co., Bernard twp, pg 350,
Dwelling #403 Family #409:
William W. Benbrook 42 M England Farmer 1000 (1808)
Elizabeth Benbrook 45 F Scotland (1805)
James Z or L. " 11 M NJ (1839)
Edward Benbrook 9 M NJ (1841)
Peter Benbrook 6 M NJ (1844)
Sarah E. P. Benbrook 4 F NJ (1846)
Martha Sherman 18 F NJ (1832)
Isabella Sherman 16 F NJ (1834)

1860 US CENSUS: NJ, Somerset Co., Bernard twp, pg 579:
Dwelling #17 Family #18:
William Benbrook 52 M England Farmer 1570? 570
Betsey Benbrook 56 F Scotland
Edward Benbrook 18 M NJ
Sarah Benbrook 13 F NJ
Martha Hunter 29 F NJ
Isabella Sherman 26 F NJ

1870 CENSUS: NJ, Somerset Co., Bernards twp, FHL Film 552387, pg 352
Dwelling #278, Family #280
Willian Benbrook 62 M W Farmer Value of real Estate 1000, Value of personal estate 400, born England, Father of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth.
Elizabeth Benbrook 65 F W born in Scotland, Father of foreign birth, mother of foreign birth
Isabella Sherman, age 38, Female, white, born New Jersey, Father not of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth

1880 CENSUS: NJ, Somerset Co., Bridgewater Township, FHL film 1,254,797, pg. 338. Enumerated on Eighteenth day of June, 1880 House #415, Family #456
(Note they are living next door to Martha Sherman Hunter and James Hunter)
WILLIAM BENBROOK - white - male - age 72 - married - born England - Father born England - Mother born England
ELIZABETH BENBROOK - White - female - age 75 - wife - married - house keeping - born Scotland - Father born Scotland - Mother born Scotland.
ISABELLA SHERMAN - white - female - age 46 - stepdaughter - single - born NJ - Father born Scotland - Mother born Scotland

1880 DEATH: Info from death index - Ex. Edward Benbrook - Need to get complete record.
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General Notes for Child Mary Frances Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH: abt 1808, England. Info taken from 1850 Census, North Brunswick, Middlesex, NJ. (see below)

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. Film # 903,586 pg. 280
Know all men by these present, that I JONATHAN BOYD and MARY FRANCES BOYD, the said Mary Francies being on of the heirs at law of Stephen Benbrook dec'd do hereby acknowledge that we have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT, and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the said MARY FRANCES of the sale of the said real estate according to the report of said commissioners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset, May term 1848: and we do hereby release and discharge the said commissioners any further liability or accountablity to us on our account of said sales. JONATAN P. BOYD --- MARY F. BOYD Wittness our hands and seal this sixth day of June, Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. Signed and sealed in the presence of PETER R. RUNYON
State of New Jersey, Middlesex County, SS. On the thirteenth day of June Eighteen Hundred and Forty eight personally came fefore me, the subscriber, one of the judges of the inferior court of Common pleas of said county, Jonathan Boyd and Mary Frances Boyd, his wife know to me as the releasers above named. I having made known to them the nature and contents of the above instrument of release they saverlly acknowledged that the executed the same freely of their own will and accord for the uses purposes Wherein expressed: and the said May Frances being examend seperate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she executed the same without any fear, threats or compulsions of her husband. B. Ward Recorded the 18th day of October 1849 By C. Morton, Surragat

1850 CENSUS: FHL Film # 443,654 pg North Brunswick township, Middlesex, New Jersey,enumerated on the 20th of August 1850. Dwelling 705, Family 21
JONATHATN P. BOYD - age 37 - Male - occupation, baker - value, 1000 - born, England
MARY F. BOYD - age 42 - Female - Born, England
MARY BOYD - age 14 - Female - Born, NJ - attended school
BABETH L BOYD- age 12 - Female - Born, NJ - attended school
DORTHY K BOYD- age 10 - Female - Born, NJ - attended school
WM BOYD - age 7 - Male - Born, NJ - attended school
POISEDENT J.P. - 5 - Male - Born, NJ
JULIA M. BOYD- age 2 - Female - Born, NJ
ELIZ" BECK - age 37 - Female - Born, England
HENRY BENBROOK - age 23 - Male - Born, England
MICHAEL COX - age 14 - Male - Born, Ireland
JAMES MC MANN - age 24 - Male - Born, Ireland 3


General Notes for Child Charles Edward Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH:

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586 pg 283
Know all men by these present, that I, CHARLES BENBROOK, one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBOOK, deceased, do hereby acknowledge that I have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full for my distrubutive share of the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of said Commissioners and their account filed in the office fo the surrogate of the county of Somerset: And I do hereby release and discharge the said Commissioners from any further lilability or accountablity to me on account of said sales. Witness my hand and seal this sixth day of June eighteen hundred and forty eight. CHARLES BENBROOK
Signed and sealed in the presence of James Taylor
State of New Jersey, Somerset County, ss On the Twelth day of June eighteen hundred and forty eight. Personally came before me, the subscriber, one of the judges of the court of common pleas in said county, The above named Charles Benbrook and I having made known to him the nature and contents of the above instrument of Release; he did acknowledge that the signed and sealed the same as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expresses. James Taylor 3


General Notes for Child Betsey B. Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH:

1848 ESTATE of Stephen Benbrook: FHL Film # 903,586 pg 279
Know all men by these present, that we ABRAHAM V. D. HONEYMAN and ELIZABETH his wife, being one of the heirs of STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased, do hereby acknowledge that we have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT, and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of threehundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the said ELIZABETH of the said proceeds if the of the said real estate according to the report of said commissoners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset, May term 1848: And we do hereby release and discharge the said commissioners any further liablity or accountablity to us on our account of said sales: A.V.D. HONEYMAN -- BETSY HONEYMAN Wittness our hands and seal this sixth day of June, Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. Signed and sealed in the presence of B. WARD


State of New Jersey, Middlesex county, ss. On the Seventh day of July Eighteen Hundred and forty eight personally came before me the subscriber, one of the Judges of the court of common pleas of said county, Abraham V.D. Honeymand and Elizabeth, his wife, known to me as the Releasors above named. And I having made known to them the nature and contents of the above release. They did acknowledge that they executed the same as their voluntary ait and deed for the uses and purposes as within expressed: And the said Elizabeth upon a private examination, seperate from her husband, acknowledged that she executed the same freely without any fear, threats or complusion of her husband. B. WARD. Recorded the 18th day of October 1841, by C. Morton, Surrogat. 3


General Notes for Child Charles Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:


BIRTH:

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586 pg 283
Know all men by these present, that I, CHARLES BENBROOK, one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBOOK, deceased, do hereby acknowledge that I have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of STEPHEN BENBROOK, deceased. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full for my distrubutive share of the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of said Commissioners and their account filed in the office fo the surrogate of the county of Somerset: And I do hereby release and discharge the said Commissioners from any further lilability or accountablity to me on account of said sales. Witness my hand and seal this sixth day of June eighteen hundred and forty eight. CHARLES BENBROOK
Signed and sealed in the presence of James Taylor
State of New Jersey, Somerset County, ss On the Twelth day of June eighteen hundred and forty eight. Personally came before me, the subscriber, one of the judges of the court of common pleas in said county, The above named Charles Benbrook and I having made known to him the nature and contents of the above instrument of Release; he did acknowledge that the signed and sealed the same as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expresses. James Taylor 3


General Notes for Child Sarah Ann Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH:

1848 Marriage 19 July 1848, Bridgewater, Somerset, NJ. Info from IGI, Batch M509442, SO. 584581

1849 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. Film #903,586 pg. 281
Know al men by these present, that I, THOMAS ISAACS, and SARAH, his wife, the said Sarah being one fo the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. do hereby acknowledge that we have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. the sum of three hundred and eighty dollars and sixty cents in full of the distribution share of the said SARAH in the proceeds of the sale of said real estate according to the report of the said Commisioners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset May term 1848: and I do here by releasee and discharge the said Commissioners from any further liability or accountability to us on account fo sales: THOMAS ISAACS (x mark) --- SARAH ANN ISAACS (x mark) Wittness our hands and seals this sixth day of June Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. Signed and sealed in the presence of H.M. GASTON
State of New Jersey, Somerset County, ss. On this twenty ninth day of March Eighteen Hundred and forty nine personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of the Masters of the Coourt of Chancery, said that the above named THOMAS ISAACS and SARAH ANN ISAACS. I having made known to them the nature and contents fo the above instrument of release, They did acknowledge that they executed the same freely of their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expresses. H.M. GASTON Recorded October 18th, 1849. C. Morton, Surrogate 3


General Notes for Child Henry Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:


1827 BIRTH: year and place from 1850 census

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586, pg 285
Know all men by these present, that I, HENRY BENBROOK one of the heirs at law of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd, do hereby acknowledge that I have recieved from THOMAS HARDY, RALPH DAVENPORT and JOHN M. MANN, commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of my distrutive share of the proceeds of the said of said real estate according to the report of said commissioners and their account filed in the Surrogates office of the county of Somerset May term 1848: And I do hereby release and discharge the said Commissioners from any further liability or accountability to me on account of said sales. Witness my hand and seal this sixth day of June Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. HENRY BENBROOK Signed and sealed in the presence of PETER P. RUNYON
State of New Jersy, Middlesex county, ss. On thirteenth day of June Eighteen hundred and forty eight personally appeared before me the subscriber one of the judges of the court of Common pleas of said county the above named Henry Benbrook, who I am satisfied is the releasor above named. And I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, He did acknowledge that he signed and sealed the above instrument of release as his own voluntary act and deed for the uses and prupoes therein expressed. Peter P. Runyon

1850 CENSUS: FHL Film # 443,654 pg North Brunswick township, Middlesex, New Jersey,enumerated on the 20th of August 1850. Dwelling 705, Family 21
JONATHATN P. BOYD - age 37 - Male - occupation, baker - value, 1000 - born, England (1813)
MARY F. BOYD - age 42 - Female - Born, England (1808)
MARY BOYD - age 14 - Female - Born, NJ - attended school (1836)
BABETH L BOYD- age 12 - Female - Born, NJ - attended school (1838)
DORTHY K BOYD- age 10 - Female - Born, NJ - attended school (1840)
WM BOYD - age 7 - Male - Born, NJ - attended school (1843)
POISEDENT J.P. - 5 - Male - Born, NJ (1845)
JULIA M. BOYD- age 2 - Female - Born, NJ (1848)
ELIZ" BECK - age 37 - Female - Born, England (1813)
HENRY BENBROOK - age 23 - Male - Born, England (1827)
MICHAEL COX - age 14 - Male - Born, Ireland (1836)
JAMES MC MANN - age 24 - Male - Born, Ireland (1826)

BIRTH: 3


General Notes for Child Stephen Norman Benbrook

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH:

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586 pg. 284
Recieved May 27th, 1848 of JOHN M. MANN, one of the Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the proceeds of said sale of STEPHEN NORMAN BENBROOK, a minor, one of the heirs at law of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. And I do herby as the guardian of the said minor releas exonerate and discharge the said commissioners from the further payment of said distrubutive share as per the dividend as contained by a settlement of the accounts of said commissioners in the Orphans Court of the County of Somerset. Witness my hand and seal this twenty seventh day of May Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. BENJAMIN VAN DYKE Signed and sealed in the presence of L. BUNN
State of New Jersey, Comerset county, ss. Personally appeared before me one of the Judges of the Inferior Court of Common pleas in and for said County, Benjamin Van Dyke, Known to me as the person who signed the above writing, And I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, he did acknoledge tht he signed and sealed the same as his own volentary act and deed for the uses and purposes there in expressed. Acknowledged May 27th 1848. L Bunn

1912 DEATH: info taken from proceedings Index. Need complete record. 3
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Stephen C. Benbrook




Male Stephen C. Benbrook

           Born: 19 Apr 1869 - , , Somerset, NJ
     Christened: 
           Died: 27 Jul 1940 - , , Somerset, NJ
         Buried: 


         Father: Henry Benbrook (1826-1903) 3
         Mother: Catherine Lane Van Doren (1826-1906) 3


    Partnership: 




Female

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


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Stephen Norman Benbrook and Mary Ann McAdams




Husband Stephen Norman Benbrook 3

           Born: 15 Apr 1829 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
     Christened: 11 Sep 1829 - , Pitsford, Northants, England
           Died: 7 Feb 1912 - , , Somerville, NJ
         Buried:  - New Cemetery, Somerville, Somerset, NJ


         Father: Stephen Benbrook (1781-1847) 1,3
         Mother: Sarah Brown (1785-1868) 1


    Partnership: 1857

Noted events in his life were:
1870 Census, 9 Jun 1870 - , Bridgewater, Somerset, NJ

PO Somerville
32/37
Benbrook, Stephen (?) 40 MW Confectioner 6,000/1,200 England m/f foreign birth, citizen
-----, Mary A. 32 FW Keeping House New Jersey m/f foreign birth
-----, George 5 MW New Jersey f/foreign birth

1900 Census, 9 Jun 1900 - District 80, Bridgewater, Somerset, NJ

Bridge Street
---/428/418
Benbrook, S.N. head WM Apr 1829 71 md 43 years England England England
-----, Mary Ann wife WF Jan 1837 63 md 43 years 3/1 living NJ NJ NJ
-----, George son WM Aug 1864 35 md 14 years NJ England NJ
-----, Helena d in law WF Mch 1867 33 md 14 years 2/1 living NJ NJ NJ
-----, Stephen {S.} g. son WM Dec 1887 12 single NJ NJ NJ




Wife Mary Ann McAdams

            AKA: Benbrook
           Born: 15 Oct 1837 - , Near Liberty Corner, Somerset, NJ
     Christened: 
           Died: 1922 - , Somerville, Somerset, NJ
         Buried: 



Children
1 U Child 3 Benbrook

           Born: Est 1860 - , , , New Jersey
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1870
         Buried: 



2 M John Benbrook

           Born: Est 1864
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1870
         Buried: 



3 M George N. Benbrook

           Born: Aug 1864 - , , , New Jersey
     Christened: 
           Died: After 1922
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Helena (1867-After 1920)




General Notes (Husband)

From Beth Fyans' database:

BIRTH:

1848 ESTATE: Estate of Stephen Benbrook. FHL Film # 903,586 pg. 284
Recieved May 27th, 1848 of JOHN M. MANN, one of the Commissioners appointed to sell the real estate of STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. The sum of three hundred and eighty six dollars and sixty cents in full of the distributive share of the proceeds of said sale of STEPHEN NORMAN BENBROOK, a minor, one of the heirs at law of the said STEPHEN BENBROOK, dec'd. And I do herby as the guardian of the said minor releas exonerate and discharge the said commissioners from the further payment of said distrubutive share as per the dividend as contained by a settlement of the accounts of said commissioners in the Orphans Court of the County of Somerset. Witness my hand and seal this twenty seventh day of May Eighteen Hundred and forty eight. BENJAMIN VAN DYKE Signed and sealed in the presence of L. BUNN
State of New Jersey, Comerset county, ss. Personally appeared before me one of the Judges of the Inferior Court of Common pleas in and for said County, Benjamin Van Dyke, Known to me as the person who signed the above writing, And I having made known to him the nature and contents there of, he did acknoledge tht he signed and sealed the same as his own volentary act and deed for the uses and purposes there in expressed. Acknowledged May 27th 1848. L Bunn

1912 DEATH: info taken from proceedings Index. Need complete record. 3


General Notes (Wife)

>Name note: obituary book 2, parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert McAdams


General Notes for Child George N. Benbrook

1920 Census, Bridge Street, ED 140, Bridgewater, Somerset, New Jersey