FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, BERGEN COUNTY, NJ
BIRTH AND DEATHS
1861 - 1862

Jean Morris

Compiler Jean Morris received the following information from the State of NJ when researching her great-grandmother’s birth certificate and mother’s death certificate.

She advises that the handwriting was very hard to read, and spelling errors may have occured by the recorders back in 1861 and 1862, so please check out the dates and names for yourself to be sure.

BIRTHS

(In order as they appear on the sheet
not necessarily in date order)

Date of Birth: 22 Jan 1862
Place of Birth: Mt. Prospect
Child's Name: Catharine Rebecca
Sex - Female
Parents - Abram & Abba BLAUVELT
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Mt. Prospect

Date of Birth: 15 Dec 1861
Place of Birth: Mt Prospect
Child’s Name: Frances STORMS
Sex: Male
Parents: Garret & Ellen STORMS
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residents of Parents: Mt. Prospect

Date of Birth: 20 Dec 1861
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: Sarah Elizabeth
Sex: Female
Parents: Benjamin & Sophia ECCERSON? (not sure if this is correct)
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residents of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 15 March 1862
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: No Name
Sex: Female
Parents: Issac & Catharine RITOUR
Occupation of Father: Laborer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 9 Nov 1861
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s name: Andrew FIELDING
Sex: Male
Parents: James & Martha FIELDING
Occupation of Father: Machinist
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 24 Sept 1861
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: Sarah Catharine
Sex: Female
Parents: David & Hannah STORMS
Occupation: Laborer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 22 Feb 1861
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: Abram MAER (?)
Sex: Male
Parents: Thomas & Eliza MAER (?)
Occupation: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 20 Mar 1861
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: Susan SLANGERLAND
Sex: Female
Parents: Aaron & Dorcus SLANGERLAND
Occupation: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 14 July 1862
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: No Name
Sex: Female
Parents: Adolphus & Catharine SHUART
Occupation of Father: Butcher
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 20 July 1862
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: Ada VREELAND
Sex: Female
Parents: Jacob H & Harriet VREELAND
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 20 July 1862
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: Sarah Elizabeth
Sex: Female
Parents: John & Ellen HOPPER
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 3 April 1862
Place of Birth: Godwinville
Child’s Name: James HOPPER
Sex: Male
Parents: John & Harriet HOPPER
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville

Date of Birth: 20 May 1862
Place of Birth: Paramus
Child’s Name: Andrew VAN DIEN
Sex: Male
Parents: John & Phebe VAN DIEN
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Paramus

Date of Birth: 9 March 1862
Place of Birth: Godwinville Station
Child’s Name: Jane Ann BUSBY
Sex: Female
Parents: Wilson & Ann BUSBY
Occupation of Father: Laborer
Residence of Parents: Godwinville Station

Date of Birth: 28 Feb 1862
Place of Birth: Ridgwood(sp)
Child’s Name: Ellen SNYDER
Sex: Female
Parents: John R & Sarah SNYDER
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Ridgwood

Date of Birth: 18 Jan 1862
Place of Birth: Hohokus Hill
Child’s Name: Julia WANAMAKER
Sex: Female
Parents: Peter & Sarah WANAMAKER
Occupation of Father: Laborer
Residence of Parents: Hohokus Hill

Date of Birth: 2 Sept 1861
Place of Birth: Hohokus Hill
Child’s Name: Stella
Sex: Female
Parents: Henry ZABRISKIE
Occupation of Father: Laborer
Residence of Parents: Hohokus Hill

Date of Birth: 30 Mar 1862
Place of Birth: Ponds
Child’s Name: William H
Sex: Male
Parents: Myndart (?) & Priscilla YEOMANS
Occupation of Father: Meckanac (sp)
Residence of Parents: Ponds

Date of Birth: 3 July 1862
Place of Birth: Ponds
Child’s Name: No Name
Sex: Female
Parents: James & Susan TINKER
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Ponds

Date of Birth: 13 July 1862
Place of Birth: Wyckoff
Child’s Name: Sarinda(?) HOPPER
Sex: Female
Parents: John & Abby HOPPER
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Wyckoff

Date of Birth: 25 April 1862
Place of Birth: Wyckoff
Child’s Name: John Rathbone RAMSEY
Sex: Male
Parents: John & Martha RAMSEY
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Wyckoff

Date of Birth: 13 May 1862
Place of Birth: Wyckoff
Child’s Name: No Name
Sex: Female
Parents: Uriah & Kasiah QUACKENBUSH
Occupation of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Wyckoff

DEATHS

(In order as they appear on the sheet
not necessarily in date order)

Date of Death: 1 May 1861
Deceased: No Name
Sex: Male
Status: Single
Age 1 1/2
Birthplace: New York
Place of Death: New York
Parents: William & Louisa YEOMANS
Cause of Death: Not listed

Date of Death: 18 May 1861
Deceased: James YOUNG (?)
Sex: Male
Status: Married
Age: 63 1/2
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Jacob & Ann YOUNG
Cause of Death: Cancer

Date of Death: 24 May 1861
Deceased: C (?) A. TERHUNE
Sex: Male
Status: Married
Age: 50?
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Albert & Leah TERHUNE
Cause of Death: Inflammation of Bowel

Date of Death: 6 April 1861
Deceased: Samuel VAN ORDEN
Sex: Male
Status: Single
Age: 69
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Adam VAN ORDER
Cause of Death: Consumption

Date of Death: 4 June 1861 ?
Deceased: DE GRAFF ?
Sex; Female
Status: Married
Age: 44
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Issac & Jane BOGERT
Cause of Death: Rupture

Date of Death: 3 August 1861
Deceased: Emily SHUART
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 2 1/2
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Cornelius & Rachel SHUART
Cause of Death: Diptharia (sp)

Date of Death: 6 August 1861
Deceased: John ALYEA
Sex: Male
Status: Married
Age: 44
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Albert & Polly ALYEA
Cause of Death: Inflammation

Date of Death: 3 Sept 1861
Deceased: Hannah M. HALSTEAD
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 25 1/2
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Samuel HALSTEAD
Cause of Death: Dibility(sp)

Date of Death: 3 Oct 1861
Deceased: Young Child
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1 day
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Jacob & Mary YOUNG
Cause of Death: No cause listed

Date of Death: 7 Oct 1861
Deceased: Henry DEGRAFF
Sex: Male
Status: Single
Age: 75
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: No one listed
Cause of Death: Dropsy

Date of Death: 22 Nov 1861
Deceased: Anna RYERSON
Sex: Female
Status: Married
Age: 69
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: C RYERSON
Cause of Death: Consumption

Date of Death: 12 Dec 1861
Deceased: Elizabeth PULIS
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 86 1/2
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Wm PULIS
Cause of Death: Bile Fever

Date of Death: 31 Jan 1862
Deceased: ? ZABRISKIE
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 9 ½
Parents: Albert ZABRISKIE
Cause of Death: Scarlet Fever

Date of Death: 10 April 1862
Deceased: Child
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1 day
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: A & Jane YEOMANS
Cause of Death: No cause listed

Date of Death: 16 April 1862
Deceased: Hannah FOLLY
Sex: Female
Status: Married 31
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Adam FOLLY
Cause of Death: Consumption

Date of Death: 2 May 1862
Deceased: Mary VAN GELDER
Sex: Female
Status: Widow
Age: 87
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Henry BOGERT
Cause of Death: Palsy

Date of Death: 6 June 1872
Deceased: Child
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1 1/2
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: John Van VERBRICK
Cause of Death: No cause listed

Date of Death: 15 July 1862
Deceased: Elizabeth RYERSON
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Martin & Mary RYERSON
Cause of Death: Inflammation

Date of Death: 2 Aug 1862
Deceased: Susan? MONTONIA (?)
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1 1/2
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Issac MONTONIA (?)
Cause of Death: Dibility(sp)

Date of Death: 12 Aug 1862
Deceased: Charity HOPPER
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 39
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: John VAN HORN
Cause of Death: Tyfoyd Fever (sp)

Date of Death: 13 Aug 1862
Deceased: Sarah POST
Sex: Female
Status: Married
Age: 29
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Bloomingdale
Parents: Henry ?
Cause of Death: Consumption

Date of Death: 17 Aug 1862
Deceased: Debora(?) WINTERS
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 18
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Henry B. WINTERS
Cause of Death: Consumption

Date of Death: 10 July 1862
Deceased: John VAN DIEN
Sex: Male
Status: Married
Age: 40
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Garret VAN DIEN
Cause of Death: Inflammation

Date of Death: 16 Sept 1862
Deceased: Child
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: James VAN DERBECK
Cause of Death: No cause listed

Date of Death: 3 Oct 1862
Deceased: Child
Sex: Female
Status: Single
Age: 1 ½
Birthplace: Franklin
Place of Death: Franklin
Parents: Abram HOPPER
Cause of Death: No cause listed.

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