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Abraham Hunt

Abraham Hunt

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  • Name Abraham Hunt  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 25 Dec 1775  Trenton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation Trenton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 12
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • 21 Feb 1764 Married to Theodosia Pearson.

      1764 Appointed postmaster at Trenton 222.

      27 Oct 1770 Named barrack master at Trenton 222.

      10 Mar 1772 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as an inhabitant of the Town and a Freeholder 151.

      1774 Appointed to a committee for relief of suffering inhabitants of Boston 222.

      1775 Again appointed postmaster at Trenton 222.

      26 Apr 1775 Signed for receipt, in Trenton, of news of the affairs at Lexington and Concord, Mass 222.

      Jul 1776 At this time, he was one of the commissioners of the County of Hunterdon 221.

      25 Dec 1776 Held the convivial party that fascinated Col. Rall, the Hessian Commander, the night before the Battle of Trenton, and this party lost him the victory 148 221.

      ??? Listed as a Lt. Col. in the 1st Regiment of the Hunterdon Co. Militia, under the command of Col. Isaac Smith 221.

      1776 Was the principal merchant in Trenton and carried on a thriving business in general merchandise at the corner of King and Second Streets, where his house stood.  He was postmaster both before and after the Rev. War. 221

      27 Dec 1777 The Justices in the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the County of Hunterdon quashed an indictment against him for High Treason 221. [3, 4, 5, 13]
    Person ID I571  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2019 

    Family Theodosia Pearson
              b. 5 Sep 1744, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Mar 1783  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1764  , , New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 14, 15
    Children 4 children 
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1764 - , , New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - - Battle of Trenton - 25 Dec 1775 - Trenton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant and postmaster - - Trenton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Revolutionary Census of New Jersey - Quigleys [0100], Kenn Stryker-Rodda, (Polyanthos, New Jersey; 1972), 0100.

    2. [S14] Crispen Pearson of Bucks County, Pennsylvania; 1748-1806 - New Jersey Pearson Data [0114], Annie Pearson Darrow, (J. Heidingsfeld Co., New Brunswick, NJ; 1932), 0114.

    3. [S31] A History of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey; 1954 [0148], Helen Almy West, (1954; Trenton Printing Company, Inc.; Trenton, NJ), 0148.

    4. [S34] Nottingham Township, New Jersey, Minute Book: 1692-1710, 1752-1772 [0151], Charles R. Hutchinson (1876), (Reprinted from the Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, January=April-July, 1840, Issues for the Trenton Historical Society), 0151.

    5. [S82] History of Trenton; 1679-1929 [0221], 0221.

    6. [S84] Quigley, George, Information on the Pearson Family [0223], 0223.

    7. [S83] Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey; 1907 [0222], Francis Bazley Lee, Ed., (The Lewis Publishing Company; New York, NY, & Chicago, IL; 1907), 0222.
      NOTE: Source citations are incomplete for this individual.

    8. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.
      Name Abraham Hunt.

    9. [S6770] Trenton Evening Times, NJ; Oct 27, 1929 - Isaac Watson House, White Horse, NJ [5727], New Jersey. Trenton., 5727., "Suburban Shrine Faces Destruction," Oct 27, 1929, p. Sect. 5, p. 86; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Dec 22, 2018).
      Name Name Hunt.

    10. [S6817] Trenton Evening Times; Feb 9, 1908 - Robert Pearson House in Mercer Co., NJ [5769], New Jersey. Trenton., 5769., Joseph H. West, "The Oldest House in Mercer County," Feb 9, 1908, p. 8; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Jan 28, 2019).
      Name Abraham Hunt.

    11. [S6817] Trenton Evening Times; Feb 9, 1908 - Robert Pearson House in Mercer Co., NJ [5769], New Jersey. Trenton., 5769., Joseph H. West, "The Oldest House in Mercer County," Feb 9, 1908, p. 8; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Jan 28, 2019).
      On the night of Dec 25, 1775, he hosted the dinner party for Col. Rahl, the Hessian commander, who was killed the following day by Gen Washington's troops after crossing the Delaware River for the Battle of Trenton.

    12. [S6817] Trenton Evening Times; Feb 9, 1908 - Robert Pearson House in Mercer Co., NJ [5769], New Jersey. Trenton., 5769., Joseph H. West, "The Oldest House in Mercer County," Feb 9, 1908, p. 8; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Jan 28, 2019).
      ... noted merchant of Trenton, NJ.

    13. [S83] Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey; 1907 [0222], Francis Bazley Lee, Ed., (The Lewis Publishing Company; New York, NY, & Chicago, IL; 1907), 0222.

    14. [S6770] Trenton Evening Times, NJ; Oct 27, 1929 - Isaac Watson House, White Horse, NJ [5727], New Jersey. Trenton., 5727., "Suburban Shrine Faces Destruction," Oct 27, 1929, p. Sect. 5, p. 86; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Dec 22, 2018).

    15. [S6817] Trenton Evening Times; Feb 9, 1908 - Robert Pearson House in Mercer Co., NJ [5769], New Jersey. Trenton., 5769., Joseph H. West, "The Oldest House in Mercer County," Feb 9, 1908, p. 8; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Jan 28, 2019).