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MEYER: Frederick married Catherine(a) M. BURKESIKUS - dtr Mary is the DUVAL link to Viola, Pauline and Henrietta DUVALL's mother
Frederick was born 8 Dec 1805 in Prussia and came to America in 1848 with his brother, Henry.
The following appears in "Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler, and Brown Counties, Illinois, publ 1892"
"Fred MEYER, a retired farmer of Arenzville was born in Prussia, Germany in 1805. He came of Prussian parents who lived and died when quite old. His father, Gotlieb H. MEYER, was a German farmer and his wife was a Prussian lady, formerly Anna ROCHE. They were members ofthe Luthyeran Church.
Fred was one of 5 sons and one daughter. The latter lived and died in Germany. The ;five sons all came to the United States at different times, Fred and a brother, Henry are the only surviving members of the family. The former grow up and was married in his native province to Catherine M. Burkesikus. She came of an old Prussian family. After the birth of all ltheir children but one, they came to the United States in Dec 1848, leaving Bremen on a sailing vessel and landing at New Orleans after a trip of nine weeks and three days. They proceeded up the Mississippi River to St. Louis, and from there to Beardstown and began farming the next year. Here Mrs. Meyer died, in 1865, at the age of forty-three. She and her husband were members of the Lutheran Church. They had five children: William a farmer in thisprecinct, married Carrie TALKEMEIER; Mary wife of William Dougal (s/b Duval) farmer near Taylorville, Illinois; minnie formerly wife of Fred NORDSIEK and the mother of seven children; Mary A. at home, Lizzie wife of Henry HIERMAN, farmer of this county; Henry, Lena, Ann and John all at home. Another son, now deceased, maned Henry A. married Minnie YOST.
Mr. MEYER began in this county in 1848 andin time since then has by hard work accumulated a large property. HE had only 100 acres at first but now has 474 acres, most of which is well improved, with good farm buildings. He has always been a hardworking man, and although now eighty-eight years of age, is as active as ever and in perfect health. He has been a good citizen, a Republican in politics and now lives in retirement with his daughter Minnie (Mrs. NORDSIEK) on section 7, township 17, range 11. He is a good old man, greatly respected by all who know him.
Frederick and Catherine(a) M. BURKESIKUS were married in Prussia before coming to America with their children. She was born 23 Dec 1809 in PRussia. Fred and Catherine farmed near Arenzville, Illinois, a small town southwest of Beardstown. Catherine W. MEYER died 7 May 1865 in Arenzville and is buried in the St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cemetery near that town. fred lived with his daughter until his death 28 Feb 1897. He is buried beside his wife in the St. Peter's Cemetery. His will, on record at Cass County, Illinois Court House named son-in-law Wm Duvall, as executor. However Wm Duval declined to serve as executor and John F. Duval[l], his grandson,w as appointed in his place.
1. William, born in Prussia married Carrie TALKEMEIER. They farmed near Arenzville, Illinois.
2. Mary born 1840 in Prussia married Wm DUVAL born 1837 in Illinois.
3. Wilhelmina born 1844 in Prussia married Frederick NORDSIEK, a wagon maker. They lived near Arenzville, Illinois and had seven children. She died 1913 and is buried in St. Peter's Cemetery near Arenzville. Their children were: Mary A. Nordsiek, Lizzie NORDSIEK HIERMAN, Emma NORDSIEK KLOKER, Henry, Lena, Ann, and John NORDSIEK.
4. Son, name knot known
5. Henry W. born 1854 in Arenzville, Illinois, married Minnie YOST
MATLACK / MATLOCK: John son of John and Hannah HORNER MATLACK, marries Hannah SHIVERS and they have 4 children (my reference)
John was born ca 1711 in Waterford, New Jersey.
He married Hannah SHIVERS, dtr of John and Sarah SHIVERS and settled in Waterford.
He died ca 1774 in Haddonfield. His will dated 24 May 1774 was probated 22 Mar 1775, mentions wife Hannah, dtrs Hannah, Sarah and Amy and children of Anna who was deceased. The family were Quakers.
1. Anna married John Lippincott
2. Hannah married Edw Gibbs
3. Amy married Wm Ellis Jr.
4. Sarah married John Middleton
No other information. This name figures lightly in my tree. I post it to help anyone.
MATLACK / MATLOCK: John son of Wm and Mary HANCOCK, marries Hannah HORNER and Mary LEE, there were 19 children
John was born ca 1682 in Chester, Burlington, New Jersey, son of Wm and Mary HANCOCK MATLOCK.
In 1705 before his marriage, he purchased 200 acres of land in Waterford Twp near Haddonfield. He married Hannah HORNER, 3rd mo 20 1708 in Northampton, dtr of Isaac and Lydia HORNER.
After giving birth to 3 children, Hannah died, and in 1721, John married Mary LEE, dtr of Francis LEE (no mother) who came with her parents from England. They had 19 children, the names of ten(my source) are known, but my list has 13 (so what does it matter?). John's will was probated 14 Mar 1765. The family were Quakers.
1. Isaac married Rebecca Bates
2. Jacob married Ruth Woddathall
3. John born ca 1711 in Waterford, New Jersey
Mary LEE's children
4. Keviah amrried Benjamin Heritage
5. Hannah married John Maxfield
6. Abigail married Thos Stokes
7. Bathsheba married Ezekiel Lippincott
8. Lydia married Benjamin Graysbury
9. Sarah married John Rowland, and JOseph Browning
10. Esther married Jonathan French and Vespasian Kemble
11 Benjamin married Jane Cheesman
13. Mary married Joab Hillman
No further info. This name figures lightly in my tree. I'm posting it for anyone.
MATLACK / MATLOCK: William, born in Cromwell Bishop, England, immigrated to West New Jersey on the "KENT" in 1677
William probably born ca 1648 in Nottinghamshire County, immigrated with the first English settlers. He was a Quaker and came as a bound servant to Daniel WILLS, whom he served for four years as a carpenter. Daniel WILLS was one of the commissioners sent over by the Proprietors of the new colony to lay out the lands in New Jersey.
In Mar 1681/82, Wm married Mary HANCOCK, who came to New Jersey on the "Paradise" with her brother Timothy HANCOCK from Brayles at Warwickshire, England in 1681.
Wm bought a 100-acre tract in Chester Twp, Burlington, New Jersey in 1684 where he built his home. He and two others signed a contract with the Indian Chief TALLACA, promising "one match coat, one little runlet of rum and two bottles of rum" in exchange for defense against other Indians.
Wm served as Colony Constable, overseer of the highways, tax collector, and as a Grand Juryman. He owned 1000 acres of land near Waterford, Gloucester and Delaware townships. They were Quakers.
Mary died 11 mo. 20 1728; Wm died ca 1729 at age 91. They had 7 children (my reference).
1. John born ca 1682 in Chester, Burlington, NJ
2. George married Mary Foster and second, Mary Hancock
3. Mary married Jonathan Haines and second Daniel Morgan
4. William married Ann Antrim
5. Richard married Rebecca Haines and second Mary Cole.
6. Joseph married Rebecca Haines (a sister to Jonathan Haines
7. Timothy born 1695 married Mary Haines, second Martha Burr Haines (Mary, Martha and Richard's wife Rebecca were sisters.
8. Jane married [nfn] Irvin
9. Sarah married Carlisle Haines (brother to Rebecca Martha and Mary)
No other information. These surnames figure lightly in my tree. I'm posting them to help anyone.
LIPPINCOTT LINEAGE: #2. Richard marries Abigail GOODY - they come to New England in 1639 from Plymouth, Devonshire, England
Richard and wife Abigail settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The family later moved to Boston where they were excommunicated from the First Church [of England] for inclining toward Quaker beliefs.
In 1652, the family returned to England hoping to escape persecution as Quakers under the Puritans in New England. However, they encountered even more severe suffering when they refused to swear allegiance to Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth government. In 1660, Richard was taken to prison along with other Friends and it was not until 1663 that King Charles granted permission for the Lippincotts and othe rFriends to return to the new World where they settled for a while in Rhode Island.
In 1665, a patent was granted to Friends for land in what is now New Jersey (West Jersey), and Richard became the largest share holder in the new colony. His home was near the present town of Shrewsbury. He was an active officer of the colony, a deputy to Governor Carteret's first assembly in 1668, and overseer of Shrewsbury for 2 years. He died in his home near Shrewsbury, New Jersey 25 Nov 1683. His will names Abigail and sons Freedom and Jacob. Abigail died 2 Jun 1697 in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Rebecca Lippincott, 2nd wife of Duncan Campbell Eldridge was a granddaughter through Richard's son Restore>James>Daniel>Micajah. No other siblings listed for Rebecca nor is there Micajah's wife, Sarah ROBERTS on the 'Borton-Kiger Families of Salem County, New Jersey'.
Richard and Abigail GOODY LIPPINCOTT were parents of
1. Remembrance b 19 Sep 1641 (no location)
2. John b 6 Nov 1644 (no location)
3. Abigail b 17 Jan 1645/46 (no location)
4. Restore b 3 Jul 1653 in Plymouth, England (Rebecca Lippincott's lineage)
5. Freedom b 1 Sep 1655 (no location)
6. Increase b 5 Dec 1657 (no location)
7. Jacob b 11 May 1660
8. Preserved b 25 Feb 1662/63
John, son of Robert and Mary (nln) HUDSON married Mary Stokes 20 May 1696 (no location). Mary was the dtr of Thos and Mary BARNARD STOKES, probably born in London, England prior to 1677. [online ref Mary BARNARD STOKES b 1672 Stepney, Middlesex, England, d. 1749 Evesham, Burlington, New Jersey]
The family lived in Willingborough, Burlington, New Jersey where John made his will on 9 Jan 1704. It was proved 30 Dec 1709 naming wife Mary and children John and Mary, both minors.
1. John did not marry and left his property to his sister.
2. Mary married Thos. MIDDLETON.
No other information.
This name is somewhat removed from my tree. I'm posting it for anyone.
Robert, a carpenter, of Burlington, New Jersey, probably was born in England. He made his will 24 Jan 1695/6. He named his wife Mary (nln) and one child.
No further information.
This name is fairly removed from my tree. I'm posting it for anyone.
Isaac was probably born in England and came to Northampton, New Jersey before 1704 when their dtr Deliverance married Thos STOKES.
Isaac married ca 1680, Lydia NLN, born ca 1659. His will was probated 5 Sept 1709 and names wife 3 dtrs and 3 sons.
1. Deliverance married Thos STOKES
2. Hannah marries John MATLACK
6. Bartholomew (my reference Batholomew)
No other info
This surname is too far removed in my tree. I'm posting it to help anyone.
HIGH: John Jr. marries Rachel SQUIRE and they have 2 children (my reference) in Westfield, Essex, New Jersey (Mary High Williams Eldridge lineage)
John was born in 1759. He married Rachel SQUIRE, dtr of Benjamin SQUIRE (no wife). She was born in Westfield, in 1757 and died 23 Nov 1827 in Westfield, age 70. John died at age 77 on 10 Sept 1836 in Westfield.
1. Mary HIGH born Aug 1785 in Westfield. She married Ezra MILLER.
2. John III born 1796 in Westfield.
No other information.
This surname is somewhat removed from my tree. I'm posting it to help anyone.
HIGH: John marries Deborah CRANE BROOKS and they had 1 child (my reference) (Mary HIGH WILLIAMS ELDRIDGE lineage)
John was born in 1717 (no location). He died 3 Oct 1779 at age 62.
No bio info on Deborah.
1. John High Jr. born 1759 (no location)
No other info.
This surname is somewhat removed from my tree. I'm posting it to help anyone.