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Jeremiah Mulford

Male 1714 - 1791  (77 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Mulford 
    Born 25 Sep 1714  East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 31 Oct 1714  East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Dec 1791  Hanover, Morris, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The gravestone of Jeremiah Mulford, who died "in his 78th year" has a pear-faced soul effigy reminiscent of the style of cutter Uzal Ward of Newark, but its tympanum is additionally decorated with swirls. The inscription reads:
      "This body in the dust we lay,
      The soul to God has winged her way.
      We hope in Christ they will meet,
      And reign with him in joys complete."
    Died 20 Dec 1791  Hanover, Morris, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Jeremiah went to Essex Co., NJ by 1736; lived at Newark in 1779-80 and in 1791.

      Jeremiah Mulford, Sr. of Newark. Will 8/29/1791, proved 5/19/1795. Sons Jeremiah, Benjamin; grandson Daniel, son of Benjamin; granddau. Mary [d/o son Daniel, dec'd.]; grandchildren James Campbell, Hannah Campbell, Lidiah Campbell, Patience Campbell [parents not named].Grandchildren Thomas Mulford and Serepta Mulford [parents not named]. [ Note: son Daniel was deceased at time of this will; his identity as a son of Benjamin is established by the mention of his father in his own will. ] The testator's wife is not named; most likely she was deceased. Exrs.: son Jeremiah and friend David Littell, Esq. Wit.:Phebe Mulford and Jane Clark.

      Martha Baker was d/o Thos. Baker of Elizabeth ?-1755 or 1756 (see his will), and his w. Martha _____. The Bakers had come to Elizabeth from East Hampton.

      Jeremiah was in Newark, Essex, New Jersey at the time of the 1780 Census. His son Benjamin was also there at the same time.
      M416 MULFORD, Benjamin NEWARK TWP 019 FEBTX
      M416 MULFORD, Jeremiah NEWARK TWP 019 FEBTX
      http://www.altlaw.com/edball/essx1780.txt


      Jeremiah Mulford inventoried the estate of John Cooper of Elizabeth, tailor, 4/11/1753. [Will of John Cooper, 1/30/1753, proved 3/29/1753. Wife Mary; children William, Caleb (both underage) and Martha. Brother-in-law, Rev. Caleb Smith; sister Jane.]

      Jeremiah is mentioned in one entry in the Index to Liber C (1740-1752), Essex Co. Court Minutes, as follows: "Jer. Mulford, 46."I have not investigated to see what this is about." (From Eric Weber).


      Will of Jeremiah Mulford... New Jersey, Post Revolutionary Documents

      1791, Aug. 29. Mulford, Jeremiah, Sr., of Newark Twsp., EssexCo.; will of. Son, Jeremiah, bible and 30 pounds. Son, Benjamin, blue coat and vest which he is to keep for his son Daniel.Grand-daughter, Mary Mulford, bed and 30 pounds. Grandchildren, James Campbell, Hannah Campbell, Lidiah Campbell and Patience Campbell, each 5 pounds. Grandchildren, Thomas Mulford and Serepta Mulford, legacy remaining due from will of father. Cash legacies to be paid from bond held against son Jeremiah. Executors -- son Jeremiah Mulford and friend David Littell, Esq. Witnesses -- Phebe Mulford and Jane Clark. Proved Jan 19, 1795.
    Person ID I61878  7_families
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2005 

    Father Jeremiah Mulford,   b. 1687, East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1766, East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Abigail Hedges,   b. Abt 1690, East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1764, East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 1712  , , Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17247  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Baker,   b. Abt 1716, East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1791, Of, Hanover, Morris, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1736  Of, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Jeremiah Mulford,   b. Abt 1746, Of, Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1801, New Providence, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    +2. Daniel Mulford,   b. Abt 1748, Of, Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1771-1772, Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    +3. Benjamin Mulford,   b. 8 Jan 1752, , Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1830, , Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Miss Mulford,   b. Abt 1756, Of, Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F23217  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1714 - East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 31 Oct 1714 - East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1736 - Of, , , New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1791 - Hanover, Morris, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Dec 1791 - Hanover, Morris, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Jeremiah Mulford headstone
    Jeremiah Mulford headstone

    Histories
    Jeremiah Mulford's Will  1714 - 1791
    Jeremiah Mulford's Will 1714 - 1791

  • Sources 
    1. [S745] New Jersey, Morris, Hanover - tombstone inscriptions, William Ogden Wheeler, (Lambertville, N.J. : Hunterdon House, 1984).