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m the Booth pari of the township, falling into
the I lelaware River at Ramsaj iburg.


Most of the pioneers of what i- now ECnowlton
township wore Germans by birth and education, as
well as ha l.i is, bringing with them the forms ami cus-
toms then prevalent in the Faderland." Sonesl
industry was one of tl ardinal virtues of the pio-
neer Germans along the shores of the Delaware.
Their religion was that for winch Luther battled and
suffered. Their love of freedom brought them to this
land of free speech, "flowing with milk and honey,"
where thej could worship the God they revered with-

D W. II Shi

out fear of molestation from any one. whether of

Church or siate. Among the little band of p
that found their way thither we find the nam. of
Jai ib En li located a short distance north of what,
is now Delaware Station, where he took up a large
tract of laud, li has 1 n subdivided, sold, and re-
sold, until none of it remain- in tl I
as it is m>\\ spelled name. Mi. Angle's old planta-
tion is now owned by Bowers', Brown, and Cool.

The farm upon which Matthias CummingS lives,

ju-i out from Delaware Station, was first occupied by
Nicholas Albertson, a grandson of Cornelius Albert-
son. Mr. Cummings has lived upon the Farm
1846, succeeding Mr. A 1 her; -on. the original settler.

Jacob Cummings was the original owner of the
farm upon which William 1 . Uberl son n i

Cummings was - eeded by Nicholas Albertson,

then by William !•'., the present owner.

Robeson, another pioneer, located where . Tallies
Hutchinson now lives. Robe-on was succeeded on
that farm by < lornelius Albertson.

The " Robeson Rift," just below where the railroad

crosses the Delaware, derived it- name from the cir-
cumstance which caused the death of Elam Ro
i on of the old pioneer. In 1777 the white Bottlers

upon the oppo-ite -bore, in Pennsylvania, had
driven from their home- bj the savage hirelings of
British gold, and to :tll appearances the settlement
and clearings had been abandoned by both white

man and red-kin. The opportunity seemed to pre-
sent itself to the elder Kobe-oil, together with the

temptation of those idle fields lying just aero - the
river, when thi eman thought it would be a
g 1 investment to cultival ring held-.

Accordingly . be sent his hired man and hi- -on I'.laiu

over to plow and sow, without the slightest idea of
what the harvest would be, other than wheal and
coi M. Taking their trusty rifles » ith them, tiny were
very careful for awhile to keep them at hand, -fastened
to tie- plow while working with that, or to tfa
while putting in lie grain, el until the thing he-
came rather monotonous, and. not thinking that they
losely watched by a few lurking Indian-, they
became careless, ami left their rifles on one side of the

field while they went aero— and back. They performed

this act of carelessness once t< ften. Their rifles

Were Seized by the Indian- when they were on the
oppo-ile side Of the held, and an attempt to capture

the boys wa- made. The hired man. being a g 1



swimmer, plunged into the river, and, by diving and
swimming under water quite a distance, escaped with
his life. The Robeson boy thought to cross on the
rift, ran in that direction, and when about half-way
across was shot by the Indians. From that time to
the present that gravel bar has been known as " Ro-
beson Rift."

Several years before the Revolutionary war, Robert
Allison came to America and settled on the farm now
owned and occupied by M. K. Allen. He came from
England, and was an ardent Episcopalian. He con-
tributed largely towards the building of the old Epis-
copal church down at Ramsaysburg, also for the sup-
port of the rector.

James Ramsay, after whom the hamlet was named,
came from Ireland, and in 1795 settled on the prop-
erty now owned by Mary Van Kirk and James Ram-
say, at Ramsaysburg.

Jacob Brands emigrated from Germany while
youug, located in Bucks Co., Pa., where he married
Dorothy Fiestler, also from Germany. About the
year 1775, at the solicitation of her brother, Aaron
Fiestler, they came to Knowlton township and set-
tled on the latter's farm, two miles north from Dela-
ware Station ; it now belongs to the estate of James
Brown. Their family consisted of three sons and one
daughter, David, the eldest, being fourteen years old
when they settled in Knowlton. He married Hannah
Harris and located on a farm adjoining his father's,
now owned by his grandson, David A. Brands. He
had four sons and four daughters,— Jacob D., David,
James, John B., Mary, Rachel, Dorothy, Experience.
Jacob D. married Margaret Freese, and located on
Paulinskill, near Hainesburg. Rachel married Wil-
liam Blair, and Dorothy married Daniel Silverthorn.
David married Sarah Angle, located on the Bartley
farm, in Knowlton. James married Amelia Angle.
John B. married Elizabeth Leida, owned and occu-
pied the old Craig farm. Rachel Brands, daughter of
the senior Jacob, married Daniel Brown, who was
killed in his mill, near Centreville. Jacob Brands,
the second son of the pioneer Jacob, married and set-
tled in Knowlton. His family was two sons and three
daughters. One of the sons, Daniel B., married Anna
Linaberry, and raised a large family, all industrious
farmers; the other, David I., married and moved to
Paterson. N. J. The daughters married David Wil-
drick, James Green, and a Mr. Cooper. James Brands,
third son of the first Jacob, married Rachel Vansco-
ten, and owned the farm now occupied by his son Wil-
liam, at Warrington. His family were four sons and
one daughter,— namely, John (married the daughter
of Jacob Decker and moved to Upper Mount Bethel,
Pa.), David (went West), William (married Fanny
Faunce), Jacob (married Caroline Mann), and Eleanor
(married James Lisk),— whe were residents of Knowl-
ton. Most of the descendants of the pioneer Jacob
reside in Knowlton, and a very large majority are
farmers. All bearing the name of Brands in this

region of country have desceuded from the emigrant

The Gwinnup, Kirkuff, and Albertson farms are
now owned principally by John I. Blair. The Pres-
byterian parsonage at Delaware Station was the farm-
house of Cornelius Albertson. The village of Dela-
ware Station is mostly upon the Albertson and Gwin-
nup property. Dr. Gwinnup located here in 1815, and
practiced medicine for many years. With all his ec-
centricities, he was considered a good physician, and
was trusted with many' very critical cases. By his
request his old horse, that had faithfully served him
for so many years, and on many occasions seemed to
be his only true and trusty friend, was accorded the
honor of conveying his remains to the cemetery, be-
tween Delaware Station and Ramsaysburg.

Jacob Cummings was the pioneer settler on the
farm now owned by Charles Hartung. Cummings
sold to Courson, and he to Henry Hartung, who was
succeeded in the ownership by Charles Hartung, the
present owner.

George Ripple was the original settler on the farm
now owned and occupied by Cline Allen, west of the
railroad, opposite Charles Hartung's.

The John Hay plantation was divided among his
heirs, subsequently sold to Vankirk, who in turn sold
to John I. Blair.

The farms now owned by Daniel C. Adams, G.
Hiles, Harrison Blair, A. Wildrick, J. Loller, and
others, in the southeast corner of the township, are
parts of a tract of 1700 acres of land taken up by
Alexander Adams in the latter half of the last cen-
tury. His purchase was made from the proprietaries
of West Jersey.

Isaac Leida, another of those sturdy German pio-
neers, located on the property now owned by William
H. Swisher, a few rods south of the " Knowlton Frame"

Philip Snidor (now spelled Snyder) located on the
farm now owned and occupied by Adam Harris, north
of Centreville. A large number of the descendants of
Leida and Snyder are still living in this vicinity, south-
east corner of the township.

The farm now owned by Henry Teel, a short dis-
tance north of Centreville, was settled upon by Wil-
liam Cool.

William and John Barnes, two brothers, settled on
the creek west of Centreville, taking up the farm now
owned by Henry V. Nyce, also the two farms farther
west now owned by J. Dewitt.

William and John Craig located on the farm where
Edward Averill lives, owned by E. Kirkhuff.

The farm now owned by Benjamin Bartow, near

the village of Hainesburg, was originally owned by a

man named Funger, a German, as the name readily


The farm of John B. Angle, on the east side of the

: Contributed by A. Brands.



township, was locatetl by Jacob D. Brands, and is a f
part of the old Hyndshaw tract, purchased by him in
1729, and surveyed by Samuel Green, deputy surveyor
of the province of New Jersey.

The farm now owned by Philip Beck, north of
Bainesburg, is also a part of the Hyndshaw tract, as
well as tin; adjoining farms of Matthias Beck, R. < lowl,
and Jabez < i. Smith. Among tin' other early settlers
in this vicinity were Gershom Bartow, Jacob Beck,

James Brugler, ami other-.

Howell Ryman located al < lolumbia. He was born
Sept. II, 1790, in Bucks Co., Pa., and was a member
of the "Rifle Rangers" of Hunterdon Co., N. J., in
the war of 1812, when thej were ordered to Long
[aland. When he entered the arnrj his description
was as follow- : Height, 5 feel 11 inches; weight, 155
pounds; blue eyes, black hair, ami regular features;
age, twenty-two. It is said that he put the last stirk
of wooil into the Columbia glass-factory furnace.

In 17">h, during the Indian wars, there was a
meadow along the Paulinskill, near Columbia, known
now as the " marsh," when- at times the colonists

kept quite a number of cavalry horses in pasture, and
daring one of the times a storm-cloud burst up the
creek, near Walnut Valley, and deluged the whole
valley below, drowning the horses and doing also an
immense amount of damage, and trace- of it are still
visible in that locality.


Somewhere about 1820 there lived in the village of
Columbia a Presbyterian minister named Hartley, an
eloquent divine, who loved a good joke as well as a

good horse. He subsequently ved to Hope, ami

one daj , receiving a call from a few old parishioners,
he, as wa- the custom in those days, set out his decan-
ter and glasses to hi- guests, among whom was old
Gen. Bill, quite a notable man in hi- day. Of course
the " general" must !»■ treated first, and, being fond of
hi- "toddy," he poured out a little more than "the
man of cloth" thought best for a church-member to
imbibe at once, so he called out, " Hold, hold, gen-
eral ; that's fourth-proofbrandy." The general looked
a moment at his host, and then said, " Heavens ! is
that so? Then here goes for a little more;" and filled
the glass to the brim ami drank it with great glee,
while the good old dominie laughed heartily at the
general's appreciation of the quality of his liquor.


The following extracts, from the original " record
hook" of the township, will give a verj good idea of

who the pioneer aettlers of this town-hip were ami

what they did :

m tin. town-meeting, March, 1709, "Tin- Daj Ilia Dos/i Tax was

Idebj ii ten] i i i Ilia Town "

1776.— " Henry Ti'iill la to Itavi on III ihlillnp

fbi ayeerfbi so long a Unio ae he ahnll koop the Wlddow Deebay. n

" Ua] l,177o Horn. William D - i r, has

I) Tool n lo i p On' widow Deshao

i . > ■ - 1 April last past for tha aim of ulna pi la Aro shillings,

or In proportli.ii f..r the ti oli.- will ta with liim. Note.— She was not

Willing to go I" Hi -i.r.v T..1."

" Dr. Joseph Sweezy to Knowl Town. To the in v In In- hands ait

i Ills i ley was given Into

1 77 1, and ii" in 1 1 1..-1 acooont to be

Thus a "ill I ii that the old doctor's ..itiriol record

was a clean one, wblcb limny offli lal* would like U.i have said of their

ni day.

u November 20, TTTu. — Willi. nn Btrlnger Beeonled one htray year old

Fast l.lfr.r. She Is Brow u, and has a Crap "f Inn Bight Kar and a slit

in the same With .. -'no TalL"

Dec. 17, 1776.— » David Luce Recorded one stray Bam Harked with

:t halfpenny m i the Bight 17-ir, with l.ari:.- Hornee."

Dei 28, 177- - wail. mi Mi.-... old Pa»t

heifer tark, Brown Bai - and lege, Else wait.' 1

Jan. 10, 1781.— •• Widow Dm I a half pony top of

' I ii and in

1782. — " Easter Monday the Overseers of Ui rith Phlllpp

Mann for him t.i keep tl Id Widow Deehay air nine bushels ••! w bead

liuiictually, which la for tin- whole
thlrty-sU bushels ..i wheat."

"By a vote of the town-meeting In the yew I .t the sum

of £3 lie given fur tin rellel ul Banua Parkei »n a Charity by the
Town, bj the Overseen of the poor of said town." She was the widow
of a soldier, and litis shuws thai Knowlton wtut quite as mindful of sol-
diers' widows iii the Revolutionary wa Rebellion.

At tin- tow ii-meetlug In March, 17s-, ■ Samuel Klrkendall, i: - |i ., was
appointed by the Hoetiug Collector foi thel'ui
ugea of Tu\ in the Km and i .ii ..I Beiiben Manuiug, late
in the Yean 1782, 1788, aud 178*, which laid Reuben Maiming Ion „n.
hen hi moved out of the state. Ami the said Town voted that

Ihe Slli.l Satnm-1 kirleii'lnll -li.niM 11..1 1. mndi liable I1.1 limn- III y

.1 such old arrearages b) the Tow d than lie the said Samuel Klrkendall
will actually collect."

At tl..- town-meeting in 1788, " The Town allowed tin- Oveneera of the
m Town .ill, iii- "

"On the 19th of January, 1791, Bj order ol Gabriel Ogden and Samuel
Klrkendall, pnbllc notice was Given i-\ advertisemonl f->r the Township

..I Knowlton to moot on the J.tli nf tlii- instant to Cboae a C ilttee

to take into Consideration and Inspect into Reuben Mannlna/a present
situation. Agreeable t.. Notice the Town Met on the aforeaal

Jan'y, 1791, and Chose s ' ommittee ul tl which was Samuel Kirken-

dall, I -c .. Wm. Park, and Jonathan Mill."

Ai tin- same meeting we dnd tlmt Henry Hartsell waasold for £21 10>
for i year, and Cryed to James Bbshop to be retarned in as good ap-
parel as he now has on.

John Carol waa voted E25 the same yeai to 1 p ula" Father and

.. law" one year.

In Hi. | town voted a bounty ol £3 ae a "premium

fur a Woira head takouand killed In the township of Knowlton.''

In 1800, it was ■■ Voted by the towu f"r Dr. Axford to bring forward
hi- bill fur doctoring Wlllel Seamen, to

Al the same time 11 \*n» ■' \ oted bj the town to send three men to at-

iii mil I.-.- at Sewton i day appointed hereafter,!

i adopting a Republican system."

April 12, i- ■-. a was -• Voted by the towu to leave ii to the dl
of the assessor to judge who may be able t" pay tax."

The township of Knowlton was erected by an act
of the State Legislature during it- Bession of 1768,
and the first town-meeting held on the second Tues-
day in March following, of which we give herewith

a correct transcript :

"At a Town Meeting held on thi

-.-ii Hi., folkiwin

Offlcan foi Hi- i hi yt u : John Smith, Town Clerk ; Benjamin Smith,

Br., Philip Snldor, 1 I u ywell,Wal

Ball, A , J

m, Jamea Brown

\\'e also give a complete list of town clerk
holders, assessors, and collector-, from iros to the



present time; also the town committees from 1771
— the first record of election of such officers in this
township — to 18S0.

1708, John Smith; 1769, 1777, Abraham Bescherer; 1770-75, 1790-97,
Cornelius Albertson ; 1770, Richard Shackleton; 1778-79, Jacob Win-
tersteen; 17S0-SS, Frederick Liuebach; 17S8, Jacob Wintersteen ;*
17S9-90, 1794, Ephraim Colver; 1791-93, Jonathan Hill ; 1795, 1798-
1804, Garret Albertson ; 1805-10, 1815-10, Barnabas Swayze ; 1S11-14,
Gershom Bartow; 1817, James Van Kirk; 1818-25, Jacob McCraken ■
1820-29, Joseph It. Baird ; 1830-38, Frederick Salade ; 1S39-41, Charles
W. Angle; 1842-53, William A. Johnson; 1854-55, Alfred Kern;
1856-62, 1870-72, Lewis C. Weller; 1803, Jehiel T. Brugler; 1863-06,
William H. Swisher; 1807-69, E. Deitrich; 1873-75, 1879-81, Mar-
shall Cool; 1S76-78, Marshall Dewitt.

1708-69, Benjamin Smith, Sr., Philip Snidor; 1770-71, Abraham Bes-
cherer, Andrew Wagenor; 1772-75. James Brown, William Dilce;
1776, William Dilce, James Dowdy; 1777, James McLannan, Reuben
Manning; 1778, Jeremiah 'Bright, Gabriel Ogden ; 1779, George
Kibble, Gabriel Ogden; 17S0-82, Joseph Coats, James Doddy; 1783,
Richard Shackelton, Joseph Coats; 1784-89, Joseph Coats, John
Linn; 1790, John Linn, William Dilce, Jr.; 1791, Joseph Coats,
John Linn; 1792, John Brown, Joseph Coats; 1793, Joseph Coats,
William Parke; 1794, James Dawdy, Alexander Adams; 1795,
James Dawdy, Joseph Coats: 1796, James Dawdy, John Bobout;
1797, Richard Hunt, Joseph Coats; 179S-1800, Abraham Swisher,
Richard Hunt ; 1S01-2, James Ramsay, Abraham Swisher ; 1803-4,
James Dawdy, James Ramsay ; 1805, James Dawdy, Isaac Read ;
1806, James Dawdy, Gershom Bartow; 1807-8, Gershom Bartow,
James Ramsay ; 18119-10, Isaac Read, William Cook ; 1811, Frederick
Kinney, Daniel Swayze; 1812, Daniel Swayze, Andrew Titus ; 1S13-
10, James Ramsay, Andrew Titus ; 1817, James Ramsay, William
Blair; 1S18, James Ramsay, Henry Hasting; 1819-20, James Ramsay,
David Read; 1821, James Ramsay, James Newman; 1822, James
Ramsay, William Cooke; 1823-24, Daniel Swayze, William Cooke;
1825, Daniel Swayze, David Read; 1826-27, Anthony Belles, David
Read; 1828, Abram Freese, William Haukinson, Esq.; 1S29, William
Blair, William Hankinson, Esq. ; 1830-31, George Flommerfelt, Jacob
Beck; 1832, Philip I. Snyder, William Lourance; 1833, Philip I.
Snyder, Isaac Read (3d); 1834-35, George Flommerfelt, James
Brown; 1836, George Flommerfelt, Garret Howell; 1837, Georga
Flommerfelt, David Brands, Jr. ; 1838, David Brands, Jr., Anthony
Belles ; 1839-40, Anthony Belles, Charles G. Hoaglaud ; 1841, Cluirles
G. Hoagland, James Brown; 1S42-43, Elias Jones, James Brown;
1844, John Honeywell, Philip Belles; 1845-48, Philip Belles, David
B. Silverthorn ; 1849, John R. Belles, Josiah Dewitt; 1850-51, John
R. Belles, William Kern ; 1852-53, Nelson R. Belles; 1854-55, Jesse
Carshbach ; 1850-57, Peter Belles ; 1858-00, 1879-81, David B. Silver-
thorn ; 1801-05, John Young; 1806, William G. Weaver; 1807-69,
Theodore Anderson; 1870-72, Samuel Young; 1873, John Brown;
1874-75, John L. Brown ; 1876-77, Isaac N. Smith ; 1878, Isaac Smith.


1768-09. Isaiah Ball ; 1770, 1773, Daniel Moore ; 1771, John Mitchell;
1772, John Smith; 1774, Lukes Brass; 1775, 1782-88, Richard Shack-
leton; 1776, 17S9-90, Nicholas Albertson; 1777-79, Peter Woolfe;
1780-81,1791-02, 1795-1808, Cornelius Albertson; 1793, John Hill;
1794, Garret Albertson; 1809-11, Samuel Wilson; 1812-14, John A.
King; 1815-10, Daniel Swayze; 1817, Isaac Chrisman; 1818, Ger-
shom Bartow; 1819-20, James Vankirk; 1821-22, 1824, William
Hankinson; 1823, John Stewart; 1825, Elijah Allen; 1826-28, Jacob
McCracken; 1829-30, 1840. Zadoc Adams; 1831, Ralph L. Titus;
1832-34, 1836, Isaac S. Smith : 1835, 1837-38,1844, John Allen ; 1839,
Samuel Mayberry; 1841-43, Josiah Dewitt; 1845^19,1852-60, John
Loller; 1850-51, Mahlon D.Moore; 1857-00, James Cool; 1801-05,
1869-71, Nelson L. Belles; 1866-08, Epbraim A. Belles; 1872-74,
John A. Banghart; 1875-80, Lewis C. Weller; 1881, William C.


1708, 1773-74, 1785, Joseph Swayze; 1700, William Gibbs; 1770, William
Dllse; 1771, Abraham Bescherer; 1772, Jonathan Hopkins; 1775,

1 Elected in June to fill i

Cornelius Albertson; 1770, Philip Belles; 1777-79. Jacob Teeter;
1780-81, John Leidy ; 1782-S4, Reuben Manning ; 1780-88, Frederick
Linebach; 1788, Alexander Adams; 1789, Peter Belles; 1790, Wil-
liam Cool, Sr.; 1701, Thomas Green; 1792, Robert Ellison; 1793,
Henry Hayner, James Dawdy; 1794, William Dills, Jr.; 1705-90,
Adam Dilce; 1797-99, Edward Hunt; 1800, Benjamin Parke; 1801-5,
1807, Anthony Johnson; 1S00, John Snyder; 1S0S, 1813-14, Daniel
Swayze; 1S09-12, James Dawdy; 1815-10, Gershom Bartow; 1817,
William Hankinson; 1818-19, Elijah Allen; 1820-21, Abram Sny-
der; 1822-25, John Forguson; 1820-27, Adam Freese; 1828, James
Blair; 1829-30, Henry Snyder; 1831-32, James Brown; 1833-34,
John Miller; 1836-30, Philip Belles; 1837-38, Matthias Cramer;
1839, Michael Weller; 1840-43, John Lollor; 1844, John F. Cool;
1815^16, Moses Foster; 1847^1S, Mahlon D. Moore; 1840-50, Joseph
Gardner; 1851-53, Isaac Lyda, Jr. ; 1854-55, James Cool ; 1856, Lewis
Cramer; 1S57-5S, William G. Belles ; 1859-60, Freeman Hildelirant ;
1861-63, Abraham Hopler; 1804-60, Zadok A. Lollor; 1807-69,
Jacob D. Addis; 1870-72, William McCracken; 1873-75, Peter J.
Young; 1870-78, Abram Belles; 1879-81, Alfred M. Smith.


There is no record of a town committee for Knowl-
ton previous to 1771. If such committee was elected,
it is not known to the present generation.

1771.— Andrew Wagenor, Jabez Colver, Benjamin Mannen, John Mit-
"The Above Committee having met the tuesday next following the
town-meeting Did find in Dolvis Smiths hands of over Plush of Dog tax
the Sum of two Pounds seventeen Shillings and two Pence, who Refusing
to Render account was Prosecuted by Jeremiah Bright and Recovered the
Same, and the same Commity Being met on the Eighth Day of March,
1773, Do Order that the Said Bright Receive for bis trouble the Sum of
one Pound four Shillings, and that the Remainder one Pound thirteen
Shillings and two Pence Be Delivered to Frederick Liuebach to Be Ex-
pended in Electing a Bridge over Bever Brook opposite the New Stone

1772-73, Jeremiah Bright, Barnabiis Swayze, Jr., John Mitchell, Nathan-
iel Drake.
1774. — Jeremiah Bright. James Doddy, John Honey will, Frederick Line-

1775.— Jeremiah Blight, James Doddy, Richard Shackelton, Frederick

1770.— Anthony Steele, Joseph Swayze, Joseph Coates, Richard Sbackol-

1777.— Anthony Steele, James McLannen, Nathaniel Drake.
1778.— Richard Shackelton, William Herres, John Besherrer.
1779— Samuel Kirkendall, William Herres, John Lanterman.
1780. — Jacob Wintersteen, William Herres, Reuben Manning.
1781. — Jacob Wintersteen, William llaerin, John Besherrer.

1782— Jacob Wintersteen, Peter Belles, John Besherrer.

1783— Peter Wolff, Peter Belles, Frederick Cramer.
1784.— Peter Wolff. Peter Belles, Philip Triller.
1785.— Peter Wollf, John Bright, Philip Triller.

1780.— Benjamin Martin, Nicholas Albertson, Peter Wolff.

1787.— James Dawdy, Nicholas Albertson, Joseph Swayze.

1788— Jacob Wintersteen, Nicholas Albertson, Joseph Swayze.

1789— Jacob Wintersteen, Robert Allison, Alexander Adams.

1700.— Cornelius Albertson, Joseph Coats, William Sutton.

1791. — William Parke, Alexander Adams, Joseph Swayze.

1792.— William Kool, Sr., Alexander Adams, Joseph Swayze, Sr.

1793.— Thomas Green, James Dawdy, Frederick Clamor.

1794-95.— Thomas Green, Jonathan Hill. Frederick Cramer.

1796.— Benjamin Shackelton, Jonathan Hill, Frederick Cramer.

1797.— Jonathan Bill, Benjamin Shackeltm, ThomaB Green.

1798-99,— Col. Jonathan Hill, Benjamin Parke, Thomas Green.

1800.— Alexander Adams, Jeremiah Brown.

1801.— Nicholas Albertson, Isaac Reed, Daniel Swayze, Daniel Brown,

John Kinney.
1802.— Nicholas Albertson, Isaac Reed, Daniel Swayze, Daniel Browu,

John Vaudorn.
1803.— Nicholas Albertson, ICeq., Isaac Reed, Daniel Swayze, Barnabas

Swayze, Esq , John Vaudorn.

f The " New Stone Mill" spoken of refers to the Moravian grist-mill
at Hope village, as that pall of [lope low nsbip was then in Kuowltou



IHoi.— Oini'-liiH AH" i r r i,,.,,i [.^ni'Tiu.iii, Daniol Swayze, Abraham

Swisher, Nicholas Ubei I in.
[gog Mini,, ' :,,,: , Jacob Lantfrman, Daniel Swayze, Abraham

Swisher, Nicholas All,, r
1806.— Jnnn'H Ramsay, i ioc B I, Anthony Jobnstoi '

Nicholas All- ,i on.
1807.— Blcbard Hunt, taw I: 1, Daniel Bwayzo, Josepl , John Mc-

1808.— Anthony John-I ,n, .1

John Yandoi ,,.
U09,— Frederick Kir y, Michael Raub, BlUafa Allan, Nathan Howell,

< Kn

.Elijah Allen, Nullum Howell,

1810. — GumliKin Bartow, George So

1811.— .lames Railway, William Cook, Elijah Allen, Poter Ai

1812.— Gon.li.nii Bartow, William Cook, Cora Potoi In

glo, Je.se Kn-.v. lee.

, IVI.T All

gle, Jesse ECnowlea,

1814.— .!• I I Ii Bartow, Jobn Mayborry, Willi

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