Connet's
Morris Co. Up


Source: Family Records or genealogies of the first settlers of Passaic Valley and Vicinity above Chatham, with their ancestors and descendants, as far as could be ascertained in 1851. By John Littell, 1851.

HENRY CONNET

HENRY CONNET died July 10th, 1761, aged 63 years. The widow Connet, mother of Deacon William Connet, died 31st Aug., 1771; they had children. (2d Generation.)

1. William Connet lived opposite the Franklin Mill, and was a deacon and elder in the Presbyterian church, in New Providence. He married, 18th December, 1766 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944], Sarah Rogers, and 2d, Mary, the widow of Aaron Decamp, 24th May, 1790 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944].

2. John Connet married, 13th December, 1767 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944], Rachel Allen,

3. Daniel Connet married, 26th November, 1769 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944], Eleanor Woodruff.

4. Hannah Connet, who died, 14th May, 1764, unmarried.

DEACON WILLIAM CONNET, and Sarah Rogers, had children; (3rd Generation.)

1. William Connet, Jun., who married, 25th April, 1791 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944], Charity Bowers.

2. Jemima Connet, baptized 21st April, 1771; married, 10th April, 1793 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944], Daniel Bowers.

3. Sally Connet married, 14th November, 1793 [by Rev. Jonathan Elmer; Presbyterian Church at New Providence, NJ GMNJ Vol 19 No 1 January 1944], Phinehas Bowers,

4. Henry Connet married, and lived at Waterstreet, near Mendham, and had children: (4th Generation.)

1. Lockey, who married Mr. Lindley, and went to Mount Auburn, Illinois.

2. Mary married Charles Marsh; lived at Morristown.

3. Sarah.

4. William, who went to Ohio, and died there.

5. Ira, who married Phebe Runnels, and had children:
[Both Ira and Phebe Connet are listed as being admitted by certificate to membership in the First Presbyterian Congregation in 1833. ~ Helen Martha Wright, The Fist Presbyterian Congregation Mendham, Morris County New Jersey History and Records 1738-1938, published by the author, 1939. 

1. George Minton; 

2. Sarah Wilson; 

3. Mary Elizabeth; 

4. Henry, who died unmarried; 

5. Samuel Runnels; 

6. Caroline; 

7. Louisa; 

8. Henrietta; 

9. Florentine.

 

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