Person:Richard Hartshorne (3)

Richard HARTSHORNE
b.24 OCT 1641
  • HRichard HARTSHORNE1641 - 1722
  • WMargaret Carr1640 - BEF 1722
m. 27 NOV 1670
  1. Robert Hartshorne1671 - Bef 1675
  2. Hugh Hartshorne1673 - 1684
  3. Thomas Hartshorne1674 - Abt 1675
  4. Mary Hartshorne1676 - 1744
  5. William Hartshorne1678/79 - 1747/48
  6. Richard Hartshorne1681 - 1681
  7. Katherine Hartshorne1682 - 1759
  8. Hugh Hartshorne1685 - 1742
  9. Sarah Hartshorne1687 - ABT 1730
  10. Richard Hartshorne1689 - Abt 1690
  11. Mercy Hartshorne1693 - Aft 1728
Facts and Events
Name Richard HARTSHORNE
Gender Male
Birth? 24 OCT 1641
Marriage 27 NOV 1670 Newport, Newport, RIto Margaret Carr
Death? 17 MAY 1722 Middletown, Monmouth, Co., NJ


  The extract of Richard's will mentions children Hugh, Mary, Clayton, Katharine Fitz Randolph, Sarah Taylor, Mercy, Lawrence and William.  He also left a legacy to the poor of Shewsbury Meeting.  Half an acre of land, fronting the street and including his wife's grave was to laid out as a family burying ground.  Other property mentioned was land on the North side of town, adjoining Moses Lippitt, meadow near John Pew, do. near John Wilson, all in Middletown Meadows; 100 acres on South side of Manasquan River.  Personal property mentioned was books, papers and a silver tankard.
   He came from London, England to America in September 1669 and located in East Jersey on land at Middletown. He was town clerk of Middletown, New Jersey in 1675. He was Sheriff of Monmouth County in 1683.  He was a Lawyer.
References
  1.   Annals of Our Colonial Ancestors and Their Descendants.
  2.   Historical and Genealogical Miscellany.
  3.   This Old Monmouth of Ours.
  4.   Register NJ Society Colonical Dames of America, 277.
  5.   History of Monmouth and Ocean counties, NJ, 33-34.
  6.   New Jersey Biographical and Genealogical Notes, 125-126.
  7.   First Settlers of Piscataway & Woodbridge, NJ, Vol. 1, p 52, Vol. 2, pp 171, 209, 211, Vol. 6 p 1015.
  8.   The Abridged Compend. of American Gen., First Families of America, Vol. 109.
  9.   The Carr Book, Sketches of the Lives of Many of the Descendants of Robert & Caleb Carr.
  10.   R. Hart..