First Church Yard
Morris Co. Up


[The following information was gleaned from The Record of the First Presbyterian Church of Morristown, N.J.]

Burial in the First Church Yard

The following is a list of the names, so far as we have been able to recover them, of those buried in the First Church Cemetery, previous to July 3rd, 1768, the date of the first entry in the "Bill of Mortality:"

Jan. 2, 1731, Martha, wife of Abraham Parson, aet. about 23

Mrch. 6, 1740, Wm. Halluck, aet. 19 y. 6 mos.

Oct. 17, 1742, Abigail, w. of — Goble, aet. 62.

Apr. 24, 1746, Samuel Potter, Jr., aet. 47.0.14.

Children of Joseph and Comfort Stilles.
June 12, 1746, George, aet. 4.1.
June 13, 1746, Silas, aet. 16.7.

Sept. 19, 1748, Elizabeth, w. of Rev. Timothy Johnes, aet. 31.

Oct. 18, 1748, Penelope, w. of John Ford, aet. —

Jan. 16, 1749, Sarah, w. of richard Woods, aet. 22.3.

Jan. 3, 1750, Sarah, w. of John Lindsley, Esq., aet. 52.

Jan. 6, 1750, Sarah, w. of Matthew Fairchild, aet. 32.10.

March 9, 1750, John Lindsley, Esq., aet. 56.

March, 1751, Mary, w. of Benj. Hathweay, aet. 24.7.8.

Sept. 18, 1751, Ephraim Nuttman, aet. 30.

June 13, 1752, Charity, w. of Junia Lindsley, aet. 21.6.29.

Aug. 11, 1752, Samuel Ford, aet. 42.10.

1754, Stephen Arnold, Letter of Administration granted to Rachael, his wife, Feb. 16, 1754.

June 3, 1755, Hannah, da. of Samuel and Phebe Ford Arnold; born July 22, 1754.

Nov. 14, 1756, John Primrose, aet. 88.6.

Dec. 14, 1756, John, s. of Sam'l & Phebe F. Arnold; born Nov. 19, 1752.

Apr. 13, 1757, Dabriat, w. of Zechariah Fairchild, aet. 50.

Aug. 30, 1757, Phebe, w. of Timothy Peck, aet. 53.0.14.

Sept. 14, 1757, Shadrach, s. of Philip Hathaway, aet. 2.

Oct. 3, 1757, Isaiah Winds, aet. —.

May 23, 1758, Susanna, w. of Dea. Matthew Lum, aet. 63.

Nov. 15, 1758, Jonathan Stiles, aet. 80.

June 18, 1759, Charles Howell, aet. 38.

Nov. 23, 1760, Samuel, s. of Sam'l & Phebe Ford Arnold; born July 8, 1757.

Apr. 22, 1761, Elizabeth, w. of Capt. Samuel Day, aet. 46.

Feb. 12, 1762, Abigail, w. of Gilburd Ludlam, aet. 24.

Feb. 12, 1762, Sarah, da. of Joseph & Hannah Wood, aet. 14.

Mrch. 2, 1762, Samuel Loree, aet. 33.

Mrch. 22, 1762, Isaac Pain, aet. —.

Mrch. 24, 1762, Benjamin Shipman, aet. 69.

Apr. 9, 1762, William Brown, aet. 41.

Apr. 21, 1762, Benjamin Harthway, Esq., aet. 63.

July 16, 1762, Phebe, w. of Silas Condict, aet. 18.11.22.

Aug. 14, 1762, Sarah, w. of Nathan'l Condict, aet. 22.7.14.

Sept. 10, 1762, Wm., s. of Wm. & Jane Brown, aet. 15.9.15.

Feb. 10, 1763, Ruth, w. of Peter Dickerson, aet. 34.4.20.

Mrch. 31, 1763, Silas Day, aet. 24.3.14.

Aug. 18, 1763, Hannah, da. of Mattaniah & Mary Lyon, aet. 5m.

Feb. 2, 1764, Prudence, w. of Joseph King, aet. 25.

Mrch. 1, 1764, Abigail, da. of Henry & Rebeca Primrose, aet. 8.

June 9, 1764, Jacob Allen, aet 26.

Oct. 3, 1764, Samuel Arnold, aet. 37.11.2.

Oct. 25, 1765, Anna, w. of Jonas Phillips, aet. 19.

Dec. 19, 1765, Deborah, wid. of Chas. Howell, aet. 43.

Mrch. 13, 1766, Martha, w. of — Warman, aet. 77.10.

Dec. 10, 1766, Afa, s. of Isaac & Rhoda Pierson, aet. 2.2.13.

Feb. 14, 1767, John Ford, Esq., eld. s. of Jacob, born, Apr. 5, 1728.

Mrch. 13, 1767, Sarah, w. of Joseph Young, aet. 37.

Apr. 1, 1767, Zophar Halsey, aet. 31.

Dec. 17, 1767, Augustine More, Esq., aet. 44.

Mrch. 12, 1768, Elizabeth Reeve, aet. 46.

April 5, 1768, Samuel Stevens, s. of Rev. Timothy Johnes, aet. 24.

[The balance can be found in The Bill of Mortality]


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