Rockaway Presbyterian Church
Morris Co. Up



The following lists are from WW Munsell's History of Morris County, p339-41.

The Presbyterian Church at Rockaway Village, is one of the oldest church organizations in the county.

The Rockaway Presbyterian church was for many years the only church in the township, and its history dates back to the early part of the eighteenth century, although no church organization or building was in existence until about the year 1758.

The following is a list of the elders of the church, as compiled by Rev. Mr. Platter.

NameOrdainedDiedResigned
Job Allen, sen

1758

1767

 

John Huntington1758  
Obadiah Lum1758  
Jacob Allerton1758  
David Beman1758 1789
William Ross1768 (?) 1789
John Cobb17721779 
David Beaman (re-elected)17931807 
Job Allen, jr17931798 
John Clark (deacon 1809)17931813 
William Ross (re-elected)17971807 
David Peer (deacon 1809)17971824 
David Garrigus1798  
John Garrigus, sen (deacon 1832)18091850 
Rev. Peter Kanouse18091864 
Benjamin Lamson18091824 
Samuel Hicks (deacon 1832)18181833 
Thomas Conger18181831 
John Garrigus, jr18241878 
William Jackson18241872 
Joseph Jackson18241872 
Silas Hamilton (deacon 1832)1824  
Josiah Hurd18241841 
John Mott18321866 
Jacob Powers (dismissed 1860)1832  
Henry Beach (deacon)18321864 
Samuel B. Halsey18411871 
Samuel S. Beach, sen18411859 
David Wiggins (dismissed 1845)18411854 
George Rowland1841  
Alexander Morris (deacon)1843 1878
David Hamilton1861  
Samuel S. Beach, jr1861  
Joseph H. Beach (deacon)1861  
Charles C. De Hart1861  
James H. Bruen1874  
Nathaniel R. Mott1874  

An alphabetical record of members of the Rockaway parish previous to 1808 contains the following names:

Job Allen sen. and jr., 
Mary (two) and David Allen
Zachariah Allerton
Jacob Allerton sen. and jr.
William Alger
Cornelius, Eliakim and Sarah Anderson
Margaret Arnold
Robert and Jackson Ayers
David Baker
David Baldwin jr.
Rev., Prudence Baldwin
John Barn
Ephraim Bates
Benjamin and Joseph Beach
Stephen Beach and wife
Sarah, Abner and David Beach
David Beaman (elder)
Mary, Josiah, Huldah, Anna and Joseph Beaman
Nathaniel Bend
Titus Berry
Gideon Bishop
Aaron, Jonathan, Daniel and Josiah Bigelow
Zephaniah Bogles
Lemuel Bowers
George Brinkerhoff and wife
David Broadwell
Rachel Briant
Ezekiel Brown
John and Ephraim Burwell
Susannah and Joseph Casterline
Joseph Cathcart
Israel Canfield
Samuel and Patience Churchill
John, Reuben, James, Benjamin and Samuel Clark
John Cobb
Nicholas Cobbett
Abigail Conklin
Zenas, Stephen, Joseph, Thomas and David Conger
Jane Cook
Sarah, Benjamin, Ichabod and John Cooper
John and Mary Cory
Samuel and Benajah Daniels
Rosel Davis
John Day
Joseph DeCamp
Richard Dell
Daniel Dickerson
Stephen Dodd
Moses Doty
Jacob Drake
Anna Earl
Jabez Estill
Conrad, Margaret and David Estler
John Jacob Faesch
Jacob and Charity Farris
George Ferror
Chilion Ford
Jacob Ford jr.
Aaron French
John Gadden
David Garrigus
Abigail Garrigus
Jacob Garrigus sen. and jr.
Robert Gaston
David Gordon
Josiah Goldsmith
Seth Gregory
Silas Haines
John, Josiah and Joseph Hall
Sarah Halbert
Dennis Hartley
Samuel, Silas, Prudence and Dency Hatheway
Elisha, Aaron and Samuel Hedden
Jacob, John, Losi and David Herriman
John Hiler
David Hill
James Hinds
Cornelius Hoagland
Joseph, Charles and John Hoff
Moses Hopping
Harriet C. and Samuel Howell
John, Elizabeth, Simeon and Gilbert Huntington
Jonathan Hunting, M.D.
Matthew Hunting
Josiah, David and Daniel Hurd
Catherine Inness
Stephen, Joseph, Daniel, Benjamin and John Jackson
Rev. Peter Kanouse
Mary Kanouse
Josiah Kern
Helmer, Jacob and Sarah Kent
Abraham Kitchel and wife
Hannah and James Kitchel
Thomas, Andrew and John King
Eleazer, Moses and Thankful Lamson
Elizabeth, Lazan, Elijah and Stephen Leonard
Matthias Lerg
Edward, John, Joseph, Daniel and Samuel Lewis
Amos, Ebenezer, Samuel and Moses Lindsley
James and Charity Lockwood
James P., Jacob, John and Joseph Losey
Samuel and Thomas Love
Enos Lymus sen. and jr.
Hannah and Jacob Lymus
William Ludlow
Matthew Luke
Obadiah and James Lum
Abraham, Absalom, Catherine, Eliphalet and Jonah Lyon
Patience Matthews
Thomas Mann
Francis McCarty
John McGibbons
John and Samuel Merritt
Frederick, Jacob and Thomas Miller
Samuel Miller and wife
William Mills
James, William, John, Hannah and Urania Minthorn
William Mitchell
Joshua, David, Francis and Samuel Moore
Samuel Morse jr.
Nathaniel Morse jr.
Abram Morgan
Captain John Munson
Jonathan and Abiel Nichols
John O'Hara
Oliver Ogden
Thomas, Abram, Nehemiah, Catherine and Isaac Osborne
Mrs. Elizabeth Osborne
Ziba L. Owen
Samuel and Jacob Palmer
John Parkhurst
Eleazer Perkins
Willys and Eben Pierson
David, Elizabeth, John, Betsey, Jacob and Joanna Peer
Joel Phelps
William Ray and wife
John N. E. Ricts
Jonathan and Thomas Riggs
Nathaniel Rogers
William Ross and wife
Enoch, Isaac, Moses and Phebe Ross
Newton Russell
Susan Schidmore
Joseph Scott
Penina Searing
George Shawger
Phebe Shores
Isaac Southard sen. and jr.
Benjamin and Timothy Southard
Mrs. Stagg
George Stickle and wife
Peter, Elizabeth, Jacob and Edward Stickle
Thomas and Betsey Stiles
John and Henry Smith
Job Talmadge
Mrs. Nicholas Teales
Mrs. Jane Ford Tuttle
Moses, Daniel, Eleanor and Henry Tuttle
Frank VanDyne
Mark Walton
Edward Wells
Joseph Wheeler
Joseph Whitehead
Samuel Williams
Jonas William
Ruth Williams
Bethuel Willis
General William Winds
Ruhamah Winds
Joshua Winget
William Wallox
Joseph Wright
Arthur Young (two)
Matthias Zeek   


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