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Excepts taken from: Gloucester County Democrat
June 7, 1907
"He was the son of Jacob Lippincott, who was the son of Restore Lippincott the first, who was the third son of Richard Lippincott, said to be the progenitor of all the Lippincotts in the United States. Jacob Lippincott was the ancestor of the Lippincotts in this part of New Jersey. His son Restore, was the grandfather of the late Restore and Elizabeth Lippincott, who will be remembered by some of this generation. [SEE Below for Genealogy]

The events here narrated, occurred on the old Lippincott Homestead, later the Gloucester County Alms House farm, which was purchased by the county from the executors of Elizabeth Lippincott.

It was on the 17th day of the third month, 1756, that Restore Lippincott, a stone mason by trade, of the city of Philadelphia, then about thirty-five years of age, moved into New Jersey, bringing with him their infant son, William. They had purchased the Gerrard place, lying on Edward's Creek, including what was later the Gloucester County Alms House farm (and now Shady Lane Home). His first wife's name was Ann Lord, who he had married in the spring of 1752. She lived only a few months and was buried in the latter part of the year. His second wife was Deborah Cooper, who came with him from Philadelphia. They soon set to work building themselves a house and moved in it in the fall of that year. A child was born to them 1757, who was named Mary. Deborah died 25th of 2nd month 1779. Her husband survived her a few months, but passed away the latter part of the same year. He was one of the active and enterprising men of his day, faithful in the performance of his religious, social and business duties. From his diary, and accounts covering a period of twenty years, the facts here have been gleaned.

Among his enterprises was that of building a grist mill (in 1770), which was located on the property later owned by Charles Shobur, not far from the northeast corner of Shady Lane Home, and short distance down the run which crosses the public road. All traces of the mill have long since passed away, except the dam, which, covered by trees of many years growth, can yet be traced.

Lippincott was also a surveyor and conveyancer and frequent reference is made to surveying and drawing deeds. He was also an assessor. He was involved in the straightening of Edwards Creek from a point at the upper end of the meadows [near Shady Lane Home] to its junction at Mantua Creek. It was damned off near its mouth, and large sluices laid therein, most probably by William Gerard, its former owner, from which it took the name of "Gerrard's dam." Exactly where the dam was is not now known.

Some time around 1769 he says: "It is proposed to build a new bridge over Mantua Creek, and the duplicate was given to William Long, to collect the tax" and a few days later we find "William Long was here to draw a list in order to make a return of the delinquents." They began to build the bridge 11th month, 22, 1769, John Lord and John Eglington as assistants.

In the winter of '72 and '73 the smallpox appeared in the neighborhood. The family physician was Dr. Vanleer. He was called in and innoculated the family, there being seven of them at the time. The diary says: "The next day they took physic; the following day rested; the next day they took physic again, then the doctor came and bled them." In about 9 weeks the small-pox began to come out and some of the family were quite sick. There were some deaths from the disease in the neighborhood. Mention is made of Azariah Shinn who died after inoculation. It was not long before Dr. Vanleer presented his bill and was paid £9.10 for his services. The only other physician mentioned, is Dr. Otto, who at different times, waited on the family.

On the crest of a knoll on the northeast line of the farm, lies the Lippincott family graveyard, enclosed by a neat stone wall. Within its quiet enclosure where the perfume of wild flowers and the songs of thrush and the rest bird oftimes fill the air with their sweetness, lies the remains of Restore Lippincott and some twenty others of the family. A small sum of money was left by the late Elizabeth Lippincott to the Friends at Mickleton, to keep this yard in repair. There is but one marked grave, that of Restore Lippincott, on which is now growing a locus tree six feet in circumference."

Elizabeth Lippincott deeded her homestead consisting of 107 acres, later known as the County Farm, to the County on June 14, 1860. Thereafter a building committee was appointed to include two men from Clarksboro, John R. Sickler and Amos J. Peaslee (grandfather of Hon. Amos J. Peaslee, former Ambassador to Australia).


Sources include:
1) " Sketches of the first emigrant settlers in Newton Township, Old Gloucester County, West New Jersey" by John Clement; Camden, NJ: Sinnickson Chew, 1877, 452 pgs.
2) "The historic Rancocas : sketches of the towns and pioneer settlers in Racocas valley" by Georgee De Cou.
Moorestown, N.J.: s.n., c1949, 298 pgs.
3) Various publicly published family trees

**First Generation**

Richard Lippincott, born 15 July 1613 in Dorchester, Devonshire England, is the the ancestor of the family in America. He was probably nearly connected with the branch settled near Sidbury...He associated with the settlers of the colony of Massachusetts Bay, and was made a freeman by the court of Boston, May 13, 1640. In 1641 Richard and his wife Abigail (Goody) resided in Dorchester MA then Boston MA. In 1653 they returned to England and soon afterwards joined the Religious Society of Friends. He was persecuted and imprisoned for his religious beliefs. Richard and Abigail returned to America about 1663 and settled in Rhode Island. In 1665 he along with other Friends (Quakers) became a patentee of land in East Jersey, near the Shrewbury River, thus becoming a member of the first English colony in New Jersey, and was the largest shareholder. He was an active officer of the colony, and by 1669 he was deputy and overseer. In 1670, the first meeting for worship was established by the Friends. Richard Lippincott resided on the Passequeneiqua creek, a branch of South Shrewsbury River. Richard probably made another voyage to English around 1675. In 1676 title was conveyed to him for 1,000 acres of land in "West Jersey" which he conveyed to his five sons in 1679, but it was never occupied by them. Richard died 25 Nov 1683.
Children of Richard & Abigail (Goody) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Remembrance, b 1641, died 1722, married Margaret Barber; Quaker; numerous descendants through his sons, Richard and William.
2. John, b 1644, yeoman of Shrewsbury NJ, married 1) Ann --; 2) Jennett Austin. Eight children with descendants in Monmouth Co NJ, Green Co, PA and New York City
3. Abigail, died in infancy
4. +Restored/Restore, b 3 July 1653
5. +Freedom, b 1 SEP 1655 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England
6. Increase b 1657; married Samuel Dennis; settled in Salem Co NJ
7. Jacob b 1660, d. 1689
8. Preserve(d), b 1663, died in infancy


Restore-2 LIPPINCOTT (Richard-1), b 3 July 1653 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England; He died 20 July 1741 in Mt. Holly, Burlington Co. NJ; He resided in Shrewsbury and then Northampton, Burlington Co NJ, having a large plantation east of Mount Holly. Restore married 1) 6 Sep/Nov 1674 in Shrewsbury NJ to Hannah Shattuck of Boston MA. Her father, William Shattuck was whipped and banished from the Massachusetts Bay colony for joining the Quakers. She died, and on Dec 24 1729, He married 2) 1729 Martha Shinn/Owen. His occupation was Husbandman; In 1703 and 1705 he was a member of the governor's council of West New Jersey, to which he had removed in 1692. In that year he bought of Thomas Olive five hundred and seventy acres of land in Northampton, Burlington Co NJ upon which he settled. He also owned 1000 acres at Pemberton NJ. The first Friends Meetings, authorized in 1704 in the vicinity of Mount Holly were held in his house, and that of Daniel Wills, Jr. Meetings were held here until 1716 when the meeting house was erected.
He died before 8 Aug 1741 when his estate was probated.
Children of Restore & Hannah (Shattuck) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Samuel, b 12 Sep 1675
2. Abigail, b 16 Feb 1676/77
3. Hannah, b 15 Nov 1679
4. Hope, b Oct 1681
5. Rebecca, b. 24 Nov 1684; married Josiah Gaskill
6. James, b 24 June 1687
7. Elizabeth, b 15 March 1689/90
8. +JACOB, b 15 Aug 1692 Mt. Holly, Burlington Co NJ - numerous descendants living in Gloucester and Salem County NJ
9. Rachel, b. 8 Jan 1694

Freedom-2 (Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
b 1 SEP 1655 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England;killed by lightning while shoeing a horse; tanner and blacksmith, lived by Rancocas Creek in Bridgeboro NJ; has numerous descendants in western townships of Camden and Burlington counties. He married 14 OCT 1680 in Burlington Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey to Mary Costoms/Custin.
Children of Freedom & Mary (Costoms/Custin/Custance) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Samuel Lippincott, born 24 December 1684 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, NJ;a member of Pilesgrove Meeting, Salem County N.J. was a minister among Friends. He married Hope WILLS. She was born b: 16 JUL 1687. Descendants are now living in Evesham and Haddonfield. [For some descendants of this line, see this PDF file. All questions regarding this PDF should be addressed to Dennis De Groot at dennis.degroot@verizon.net ]
2. Thomas Lippincott b: 28 December 1686 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, NJ.
3. Judith Lippincott, b: 22 August 1689 in Burlington County, NJ; married 9 November 1710 in Gloucester County, NJ to Joseph STOKES.
4. Mary Lippincott, b. 21 November 1691; married 1711 to Edward PEAK.
3. +Freedom Lippincott, his youngest son born 6 FEB 1694 in Evesham Twp., Burlington County, New Jersey


JACOB-3 (Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
b 15 Aug 1692 in Mt. Holly, Burlington Co NJ; d 1757; married Mary BURR [dau Henry Burr] in 1716 in Burlington NJ [She b 1699 in Burlington County NJ]
CHILDREN of Jacob & Mary (Burr) LIPPINCOTT
1. +Joseph, b 1718 in Greenwich Twp, Gloucester Co NJ and died 1779
2. +Benjamin, b. 1719 in Greenwich Twp, NJ; died aft 28 May 1804 in Woolrich NJ.
3. +Restore, b 1721 in Burlington Co. NJ
4. Hannah, b. 14 Jul 1726 in Greenwich Twp, NJ, died 25 Dec 1801; She married 27 March 1748 in Salem NJ to Joshua LORD. Children of Joshua & Hannah (Lippincott) LORD: Sarah, Ann, Hannah, Joshua, Eunice
5. Sarah, b 1729 in Evesham, Burlington Co NJ; died 19 Dec 1781 in Gloucester Co NJ; married 27 March 1749 in Salem NJ to William HAINES. Children of William & Sarah (Lippincott) HAINES: John [born 22 Sep 1753 in Salem). Sarah married 2) 13 Feb 1760 in Gloucester Co NJ to Azariah Shinn. Children of Azariah & Sarah (Lippincott) Shinn: Sarah, Martha, Beulah
6. Caleb, b 1732 in Greenwich Twp, NJ; he married 1756 to Hannah Wills. Children of Caleb & Hannah (Wills) Lippincott: William, Samuel, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Letitia, Mary, Hannah, Ann, Deborah
7. Samuel, b. About 1733 in Greenwich Twp, NJ; he married 1) Mary Barber; 2) Elizabeth Shinn; 3) Elizabeth Applyn. Children of Samuel & Elizabeth (Applyn) LIPPINCOTT: Mary and Hannah

Freedom-3 (Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, the youngest son was born 6 FEB 1694 in Evesham Twp., Burlington County, New Jersey; died BEF 1 SEP 1768; married: 17 NOV 1715 in Northampton Meeting House, Burlington, New Jersey to Elizabeth WILLS, dau of John & Hope (Delafosse) WILLS. She was born 14 SEP 1697 in Burlington, NJ and died 2 APR 1740. Freedom settled early in Cropwell [near Marlton], Burlington County, N.J., but few of his descendants are found here.
Children of Freedom & Elizabeth (Wills) LIPPINCOTT:
1. John LIPPINCOTT b: 14 SEP 1716; died young.
2. Nathan LIPPINCOTT b: 23 SEP 1718; died young
3. +Solomon LIPPINCOTT b: 28 SEP 1720
4. Samuel LIPPINCOTT b: 12 FEB 1723/24; married MAR 1743/44 to Abigail BATES.
5. Hope LIPPINCOTT b: 18 JAN 1725/26; married 1) 12 JUL 1750 to Thomas WALLIS; 1) abt 1759 to Henry JONES.
6. Mary LIPPINCOTT b: 5 FEB 1727/28; married 1) 1750 to Daniel BASSETT; m2) 3 Feb 1761 to Thomas BARBER.
7. Patience LIPPINCOTT b: 5 FEB 1730/31
8. Joshua LIPPINCOTT b: 2 SEP 1732; married 3 AUG 1756 to Rachel DUDLY.
9. +Caleb LIPPINCOTT b: 2 SEP 1732; married 1752 to Hannah WILKINS
10. Daniel LIPPINCOTT b: 23 SEP 1735; married 12 NOV 1756 to Hannah COLES.


(Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT b 1718 in Greenwich Twp, Gloucester Co NJ and died 1779; He married 10 March 1740 in Haddonfield NJ to Elizabeth Evans. (She born 8 March 1718 in Evesham Twp, Burlington Co NJ). He married 2nd) 1754 in Burlington Co. NJ to Rebecca Sharp, daughter of Hugh & Rachel (French) Sharp. She was b 1703 and d. 1781. She married 1st) 26 February 1726/27 in Burlington Co. NJ to William Coate, and had issue by him.
Children of Joseph & Rebecca Sharp Lippincott:
1. Isaac b 1757-1759, d. 15 Sep 1791 in Mt. Holly NJ; m. Elizabeth Vinicum
2. Elisabeth, b. 22 Oct 1759, d. 1882

Benjamin-4 (Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
born 1719 in Greenwich Twp, NJ; died aft 28 May 1804 in Woolrich NJ. He married 11 Sep 1741 in Burlington NJ to Hope Wills.
Children of Jacob & Hope (Wills) Lippincott:
1. Elizabeth
2. +Aaron Lippincott b: 26 JUL 1749 in Woolrich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ
3. Mary Lippincott b: 23 AUG 1752 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Isaiah Stratton
4. Hope Lippincott b: 27 SEP 1754 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Zacheus Ballinger
5. Benjamin Lippincott b: 17 OCT 1757 in Woolrich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ; married Lydia Pimm
6.Jethro Lippincott b: ABT 1760 in Woolwich, Gloucester Co., NJ; married Phebe Elkinton

Restore-4 (Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT [SEE BIO ABOVE]
born 1721; died 5 Nov 1779 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co. NJ; He married 1) Ann Lord on 15/16 June 1751 in Haddonfield NJ (She born abt 1725 in Haddonfield, Camden Co NJ); He married 2) Deborah Cooper on 27 Sep 1754 in Philadelphia, PA [She born About 1725 in Philadelphia County PA]
CHILDREN of Restore & Deborah (Cooper) LIPPINCOTT:
1. +William, b. 5 Oct 1755 in Greenwich Twp, NJ[ SEE]
2. Mary, b. 14 Aug 1757 in Greenwich Township, NJ; she married 4 March 1779 in Gloucester Co NJ to JOSHUA PAUL. He was born abt 1753 in Haddonfield NJ Children: Cooper Paul [b. 2 Dec 1781 in Woodbury, Gloucester Co NJ]
3. Elizabeth

Solomon-4 (Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT LIPPINCOTT
b: 28 SEP 1720; died before 1798 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co, NJ; He married 1) 1 NOV 1744 in Burlington County, NJ to Sarah COZENS, dau of Jacob & Elizabeth (Hartman) COZENS. She b. 20 JUL 1720 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co NJ and died bef 1774 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co NJ.
He married 2) 1 JAN 1774 in Haddonfield MM, Gloucester Co NJ to Mary (CHATTIN) ZANE; she b: 3 SEP 1721 in Gloucester Co NJ dau of Abraham and Grace (Mills) CHATTIN. She died 13 MAY 1798 in NJ. Mary Chattin married 1st) 13 APR 1743 in Woodbury MM, Gloucester Co NJ to Robert Zane II and had 7 ZANE children, namely (ZANE) Nathan, Chattin, Simon, William, Robert, Joseph and Isaac. As far as I can tell, Mary (Solomon's 2d wife) had no children with Solomon.
Solomon-4 removed to Upper Greenwich, Gloucester Co. NJ. His name is commemorated by "Solomon's Meeting" which he built in the township.
Children of Solomon & Sarah (Cozens) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Elizabeth LIPPINCOTT b: 8 MAY 1746 in Haddonfield MM, Gloucester Co NJ; married 1768 to John SAUNDERS and had children (Saunders): Sarah, Deborah, John, Solomon Lippincott and Mary.
2. Freedom LIPPINCOTT b: 14 SEP 1748 in Greenwich, Gloucester Co NJ; died 8 OCT 1752
3. Martha LIPPINCOTT b: 16 DEC 1751 in Greenwich, Gloucester Co NJ; died 1753
4. +Jacob-5 LIPPINCOTT b: 12 AUG 1754 in Haddonfield MM, Gloucester Co NJ; married Mary PLATT
5. Joshua LIPPINCOTT b: 3 FEB 1757 in Greenwich, Gloucester Co NJ;
6. Daniel LIPPINCOTT b: 22 MAY 1760 in Haddonfield MM, Gloucester Co NJ; married Margaret IRWIN.
7. Solomon LIPPINCOTT b: 3 MAR 1763 in Greenwich, Gloucester Co NJ; died 1766 in Greenwich, Gloucester Co NJ.

Caleb-4 (Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
b: 2 SEP 1732; married 1752 to Hannah WILKINS
Children of Caleb & Hannah (Wilkins) LIPPINCOTT:
1. +Job LIPPINCOTT b abt 1755 in Evesham Twp., Burlington County, NJ married 1) 29 MAR 1779 to Sarah BURNS; married 2) 24 FEB 1780 to Beulah WILLS
2. Thomas LIPPINCOTT b: 24 MAY 1754; died 24 AUG 1826; married 6 JAN 1779 to Rachel HAINES, daughter of John & Mary (Shreve) HAINES; had issue b. in Burlington Co. NJ


Aaron-5 (Benjamin-4, Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
Birth: 26 JUL 1749 in Woolrich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ
Death: 1821 in Woolrich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ 1
Married: 28 Feb 1771 in Pilesgrove Twp, Salem Co NJ to Sarah Haines, dau of William & Elizabeth (Ballinger) Haines. She b: 17 DEC 1752 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ
Children of Aaron & Sarah (Haines) LIPPINCOTT
1. Deborah Lippincott b: 16 AUG 1772; married John Somers
2.+ John Lippincott b: 11 JAN 1774 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ
3. Hope Lippincott b: 14 MAR 1777 in Woolrich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ; married James Vernon
4. Elizabeth Lippincott b: 13 JAN 1781
5. Aaron Lippincott b: 27 NOV 1781; m1) Rebecca Zane; m2) Mary F. Carr
6. Benjamin H. Lippincott b: 14 OCT 1782 in Woolrich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ; married Elizabeth Holmes
7. Sarah Lippincott b: 18 JUN 1788 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Thomas Edwards

William-5 (Restore-4, Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, born 5 Aug 1755, married Elizabeth Beckett
Children of William & Elizabeth (Beckett) Lippincott
1. Jacob Lippincott, married Jane A. Sykes and had ch: George and William
2. William Lippincott
3. Peter Lippincott
4. Deborah Lippincott
5. Restore Lippincott
6. William Lippincott
7. Elizabeth-6 Lippincott, b. 20 Jan 1789 (recorded at Woodbury Monthly Meeting , Gloucester Co., New Jersey); conveyed the Lippincott homestead to the county of Gloucester for the building of the Alm's House.

Jacob-5 (Solomon-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, b: 12 AUG 1754 in Haddonfield MM, Gloucester Co NJ; died after 21 JUL 1824 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co NJ; married Mary PLATT.
Children of Jacob & (Mary Platt) Lippincott:
1. +Samuel Paul-6 Lippincott, b abt 1782
2. Tacy-6 Lippincott, b. 1791 m. George LIPPINCOTT (he b. 1782)
3. Sarah-6 Lippincott, b. abt 1793; she married abt 1814 to Israel Hendrickson ( he b. abt. 1789 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co. N.J.)

Job-5 (Caleb-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT;
farmer; b abt 1755 in Evesham Twp., Burlington County, NJ married 1) 29 MAR 1779 to Sarah BURNS; married 2) 24 FEB 1780 to Beulah WILLS
Children of Job & Beulah (Wills) LIPPINCOTT: [there may be more]
1. +George-6 Lippincott, b. 1782 in N.J.
2. William-6 Lippincott, abt. 1786; m. Grace Bradway
3. Sarah-6 Lippincott, b. 23 Jan 1790
; m. Isaac BROWN (he b. 21 Jan 1787) had issue.


John-6 (Aaron-5, Benjamin-4, Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
Birth: 11 JAN 1774 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ
Death: 8 JAN 1850 in Harrison Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ
Burial: Friends Burial Ground, Woodstown, Salem Co., NJ
Marred 2 March 1797 in Pilesbrove Monthly Meeting, Salem Co NJ to Hannah Moore. She was born 15 SEP 1778
Children of John & Hannah (Moore) LIPPINCOTT
1. Tacy Lippincott b: ABT 1798 in Harrison Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ; married Jacob Bitters
2. Elma Lippincott b: ABT 1800 in Harrison Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ; married Lewis Miller
3. +Chalkey Lippincott b: 7 MAY 1802 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ
4. Stacy Lippincott b: 1804 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Martha Pancoast
5. Rebecca Lippincott b: 24 AUG 1806 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Ephraim S. Coles
6. Rachel Lippincott b: 3 MAR 1810 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married William Haines
7. John Lippincott b: ABT 1814 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Lydia P. Lippincott
8. Sarah Lippincott b: 22 FEB 1817 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Abraham Woolman
9. Hannah Lippincott b: ABT 1823 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ; married Amos Jenkins PEASLEE

Samuel Paul-6 (Jacob-5, Solomon-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, b abt 1782; married 5 Apr 1808 in Gloucester Co. NJ to Sarah Kirby [marriage date from database, New Jersey Marriages, 1684-1895].
Children of Samuel P. & Sarah (Kirby) Lippincott:
1. +Jane Ann-7 Lippincott, b. 30 Oct 1809; married 10 March 1831 to James Dare DeVault, he b. 24 JUL 1808
2.+Mary Kirby-7 Lippincott, b. 8 JUL 1813; married Benjamin DeVault (he b. 1805)

George-6 (Job-5, Caleb-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
b. 1782 in N.J.; died after 1860; married Tacy LIPPINCOTT. She b. 1791 in Greenwich Twp., Gloucester Co. NJ., dau of Jacob & Mary (Platt) LIPPINCOTT; came to Greenwich Township in Gloucester Co soon after 1800.
Children of George & Tacy (Lippincott) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Sarah LIPPINCOTT, married Isaac WARNER of Paulsboro NJ.
2.+ Howell-7 LIPPINCOTT b: 1813; married Ann STILES
3. +Hannah-7 LIPPINCOTT b: 1817; died 1875; married Jonathan BENNETT of Swedesboro NJ
4. +Mary-7 LIPPINCOTT b: 1820; married 9 MAR 1837 to Enos George STETSER of Gibbstown NJ.


Chalkey-7 (John-6 (Aaron-5, Benjamin-4, Jacob-3, Restore-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT
Birth: 7 MAY 1802 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ
Death: 6 NOV 1881 in Mullica Hill, Gloucester Co., NJ
Census: 1850 Harrison Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ
Census: 1860 Harrison Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ
Married: 10 APR 1823 in Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., NJ to Phebe Duell. She b 11 oct 1803 in Pilesgrove Twp, Salem Co. NJ
Children of Chalkey & Phebe (Duell) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Ann Lippincott b: 19 NOV 1824 in Gloucester Co., NJ; married 8 JUN 1854 in Pilesgrove MM, Salem Co., NJ to Thomas J. Borden. Their daughter Mary Lippincott Borden married Jeremiah Haines; their daughter Elizabeth Borden married John C. Heritage.
2. John D. Lippincott b: 3 NOV 1826 in New Jersey
3. Euphemia Lippincott b: 11 NOV 1828 in New Jersey
4. Beulah Lippincott b: 26 NOV 1830 in New Jersey; married 11 JUN 1857 to Asa Engle
5. Asa Lippincott b: 23 APR 1833 in New Jersey; married 10 FEB 1859 to Esther H. Cawley
6. Hope S. Lippincott b: 1 JUN 1835; married 5 JUN 1856 Benjamin Lippincott Moore
7. Adam Lippincott b: 25 MAY 1839 in New Jersey; married 16 NOV 1865 to Hannah T. Duell
8. Charles D. Lippincott b: 18 SEP 1841
9. Henry Lippincott b: 10 DEC 1843 in Gloucester Co., NJ; married 7 FEB 1868 to Rachel M. Borten.
10. Amos Lippincott b: 22 FEB 1851 in New Jersey

Jane Ann-7 (Samuel Paul-6, Jacob-5, Solomon-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, b. 30 Oct 1809 in Mickleton, N.J., d. 3 Jan 1899 in East Greenwich, N.J. and buried at Solomon's Graveyard in Mickleton N.J.; married 10 March 1831 in Mullica Hill, N.J. to James Dare DeVault (he b. 24 July 1808 at Billingsport, N.J. and died 24 June 1894 in Paulsboro, N.J., buried at Solomon's Graveyard, Mickleton N.J.
Children of James D. & Jane Ann-7 (Lippincott) DeVault:
1. Benjamin-8 DEVAULT, b. 1832 in Greenwich, N.J.; m. Catherine Lippincott
2. Sarah-8 DEVAULT, b. 24 July 1834 in Greenwich N.J.; m. Richard Richards
3. Hannah M.-8 DEVAULT, b. 29 Dec 1836 in Greenwich N.J.; m. Charles Wesley Wiley
4. James Dare-8 DEVAULT Jr., b. 28 Feb 1839 in Gloucester County, N.J.; d. 31 Aug 1920
5. Frances-8 DEVAULT, b. 22 March 1841 in Greenwich N.J.; died 2 Feb 1919 in Paulsboro NJ
6. Virginia-8 DEVAULT, b. 26 Feb 1843 in Greenwich N.J.; d. 23 June 1927 in Paulsboro NJ
8. Georgia-8 DEVAULT, b. 26 Feb 1843 in Greenwich N.J.; d. 21 March 1921 in Paulsboro NJ
9. Louisiana-8 DEVAULT, b. 26 Feb 1843 in Greenwich N.J.; d. 1 Nov 1877 in Billingsport, N.J., buried at Solomon's Graveyard in Mickleton NJ
10. David Lippincott-8 DEVAULT, b. 14 March 1845 in Paulsboro, N.J., married 11 March 1868 in Clarksboro, N.J. to Elizabeth R. Zane (she. b. b: 16 MAY 1848).
11. Martha-8 DEVAULT, b. Dec 1850 in Greenwich, N.J.; m. Zaccheus Richards.

Mary Kirby-7 (Samuel Paul-6, Jacob-5, Solomon-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, b. 8 July 1813, d, 27 July 1866 in East Greenwich N.J., buried at Solomon's Graveyard in Mickleton N.J.; married abt 1832 to Benjamin DeVault (he b. 1805 in Billingsport, N.J. and died after 1850)
Children of Benjamin & Mary Kirby-7 (Lippincott) DeVault:
1. Sedgwick R-8. DEVAULT, b. 1834; m. Margaret Matilda Cavis and had issue.
2. Diadenna-8 DEVAULT, b. 1837; m. Thomas COWGILL and had issue.
3. Sarah-8 DEVAULT, b. 1840
4. Mary Jane-8 DEVAULT, b. 1843
5. Lydia-8 DEVAULT, b. 1845
6. Rebecca-8 DEVAULT, b. 1848

Howell-7 (George-6, Job-5, Caleb-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, born 1813; died 1848 at the age of 35 years; married Ann STILES/STYLES.
Biography: was a schoolteacher.
Children of Howell & Ann (Stiles/Styles) LIPPINCOTT [may be more children]
1. William, died at the age of 8 years.
2 .+ Franklin LIPPINCOTT, born 10 JUN 1846 in Gibbstown, Gloucester Co. NJ

Hannah-7 (George-6, Job-5, Caleb-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT b: 1817, died 1875; married 7 March 1839 to Jonathan BENNETT of Swedesboro NJ
Children of Jonathan & Hannah-7 (Lippincott) BENNETT:
1. Beulah-8 BENNETT, b. SEP 1839; m. George SHARP; had issue
2. Mary-8 BENNETT, b. JUL 1841; m1) William G. Mattson; m2) Jacob FOWLER; had issue
3. Tacy L.-8 BENNETT, b. 1844 in Repaupo, Logan Twp., Gloucester County, New Jersey; m. Andrew J. MATTSON; had issue
4. William-8 BENNETT, b. 31 AUG 1846 in Woolwich Twp., Gloucester County, New Jersey; m1) Sarah Duffield; m2) Anna B. Lord, had issue.
5. Sarah Ann-8 BENNETT, b. 1847; m. Levi JONES, had issue.
6. George L.-8 BENNETT, b. 11 SEP 1854 in Repaupo, Logan Twp., Gloucester County, New Jersey; m. Rebecca Wiltsee; had issue.
7. Anna Frances-8 BENNETT, b. 1855; m. David B. WARRINGTON; had issue.
8. Hannah BENNETT, b. 28 MAR 1859; m. William Norton SHOEMAKER; had issue.

Mary-7 (George-6, Job-5, Caleb-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, b. 1820; married 9 March 1837 in Gloucester Co NJ to Enos George STETSER of Gibbstown NJ (he b. in 1813)
Children of Enos George & Mary-7 (Lippincott) STETSER:
1. Hannah-8 STETSER, b. 1838
2. Harriet B.-8 STETSER, b. 1840; m. 7 Oct 1858 in St. Paul's Methodist Church, Paulsboro NJ to William SCOTT (he. b. 1834)
3. Abigail-8 STETSER, b. 1842
4. George S.-8 STETSER, b. 1844
5. Mary T.-8 STETSER, b. 1847; m. 2 Dec 1866 in St. Paul's Methodist Church, Paulsboro NJ to William A. DAVIS
6. Albert-8 STETSER, b. 1849 in New Jersey; m. 2 April 1871 to Emma Fawcett; had issue.
7. Clayton Brown-8 STETSER, b. 12 June 1851 in Penns Grove, Salem County, NJ; m. 20 Oct 1878 in Philadelphia PA to Sarah Featherer Shoemaker; had issue.
8. Anna G.-8 STETSER, b. 1855; m. 18 Sep 1870 in St. Paul's Methodist Church, Paulsboro NJ to Enoch HARBERT; had issue.
9. Howard L.-8 STETSER, b. 1860; m. 23 Feb 1882 to Anna Wooley and had issue.


Franklin-8 (Howell-7, George-6, Job-5, Caleb-4, Freedom-3, Freedom-2, Richard-1) LIPPINCOTT, born 10 JUN 1846 in Gibbstown, Gloucester Co. NJ; died 1904; married 3 NOV 1870 in Gloucester Co NJ to Josephine CASPERSON, dau of Samuel L. Casperson, a Delaware river captain. Biography: a well-known veterinary surgeon and farmer of Woolwich, Gloucester Co. NJ; received his education in the Chestnut Hill and Clarksboro public schools and in the Gloucester high school; pursused his studies in veterinary surgery under the instruction of Peter F. Locke. Nine years he resided on the Judge Thompson farm and for over 15 years occupied the John K. Clark estate.
Children of Franklin & Josephine (Casperson) LIPPINCOTT:
1. Harriet b 1871, a trained nurse of Philadelphia PA.
2. Elizabeth/Lizzie b. 1873
3. Margaret b. 10 Aug 1876; schoolteacher; married 30 Nov 1905 Benjamin SHOEMAKER, son of James Boyles & Rebecca (Featherer) Shoemaker. He b. 14 Oct 1859 in Repaupo, Logan Township, Gloucester Co NJ. He died 12 Mar 1947 in Tulare Co., California. Children of Benjamin & Margaret (Lippincott) SHOEMAKER: 1) Irma/Erma b. 4 Jan 1907 in NJ, d. 25 Mar 1990 California; 2) Benjamin James b. 22 Aug 1908 NJ, d. 6 Nov 1979 Kings Co California. They lived in NJ until 1917 when they moved to Lindsay, CA. Both of them died in CA.
4. Ida b. 1880 [twin].
5. Ada b. 1880 [twin], married Charles FEDZER of Mantua, NJ; children: Franklin Lewis Fedzer, Dora Fedzer, and Marjorie Fezder.

From: "Proceedings, constitution, by-laws, list of members, &c., of the Surveyors' Association of West New Jersey : with historical and biographical sketches relating to New Jersey. Camden, N.J.:
Published by order of the Society, 1880, 468 pgs." Page 69

CHAIN OF TITLE: Gloucester County Alms House Farm, Near Clarksboro From the British Crown to the Present Time [by William Haines] - this is the chain of title for the Lippincott Homestead owned by Restore-4 (Jacob-3) Lippincott and later sold by Elizabeth Lippencott for the Alms House.

Charles the Second, King of Great Britain, Ireland, &C., granted by letters patent In the year A.D. 1663, to his brother James, Duke of York, all lands from the west side of Connecticut river to the east side of the Delaware bay.
The following year, 1664, the said Duke of York, in consideration of the sum of ten shillings lawful English money to him in hand paid, did grant and convey to John Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret, all that trace of land adjacent to New England and lying to the westward of Long Island, to be called New Caesarea, or New Jersey.
Soon after this purchase, a division of the territory appears to have been made by the parties, which line so established, constitutes the division or boundary between East and West Jersey, Lord Berkeley taking the western portion and Cartaret the eastern. Nothing worthy of notice appears to have transferred in the western section for a period of eleven years from the aforesaid date. After which, in the year 1675, John Fenwick, a member of the society of Friends, acting as trustee or agent for one Edward Byllyngs, purchased the whole of West Jersey from Lord Berkeley. The price paid for same does not appear.
Soon after the purchase, Fenwick, with a company of friends, sailed from London, and in due time arrived safely at the lower part of this new colony, at a place which he named Salem, being the same as the present time in the county of Salem, the principal street of which still bears the name of Fenwick.
Some time subsequently a dispute arose between Byllyngs and his trustee, Fenwick, which they themselves not being able to settle, resulted in the appointment of three arbitrators or commissioners on the part of Byllyngs to negotiated with Fenwick, and the difficulty was finally adjusted. One of the arbitrators was the worthy William Penn, just then in the bloom of life and vigor of manhood, (whose name and character will go down to posterity gathering blessings with the increase of time,) while engaged in settled this dispute, first conceived the idea of founding the province of Pennsylvania. Fenwick appears to have received for his services as trustee or agent for Byllyngs, a certain portion of the lands of the new colony, viz.: lying below Oldman's creek, which creek the Indians called Mosacca, but Fenwick called it Berkeley river.
The fact of the Fenwick title to lands below Oldman's creek is apparent from an old warrant now in my possession in good keeping; having the seal of FENWICK attached, and dated at the Fenwick government the 26th day of the 6th Month, AD 1689, granting one thousand acres of land to Roger Pedrick, and lying on the west side of said creek, or Berkeley river, which embraces the site where Pedricktown now stands. The grants or title to the lands above Oldman's creek al appear to have been given by Byllyngs and his last appointment commissioners or trustees. This is the case with the lands in question, for we find by deed dated the 26th and 27th days of the 7th month, July, AD 1681, Edward Byllings and trustees convey to John Clark, of London (brewer,) a whole share of proprietary land in the western division of the province of New Jersey. The number of acres does not appear on the face of this deed, but we find by reference thereto in after deeds, that the quantity was one thousand acres, more or less, with the usual allowance, &C., five hundred acres of which were located on the northwest side of Edwards creek, a branch of Mantoes creek, and five hundred on the southeast side of said creek, in the township of Greenwich, in the county of Gloucester. John Clark dying intestate, the whole of said lands descended to his eldest son, John Clark, Jr. of Hackney, in the county of Middlesex, England, gentleman, who by deed, dated the 26th and 27th days of July, 1702, conveys his whole right in said lands to Benjamin Alford, of New England, in America. This appears to be the first time the name of America is mentioned in any of the grants. Benjamin Alford dying without a will his whole estate descended to his son John Alford, who by deed dated the 20th and 21st days of June 2710, conveys five hundred and fifty acres of said lands to Robert Gerrard. Here appears to be the date of the first survey made and after the general location, and begins at a stake standing on the westerly side of Great Mantoes creek, and runs a southwesterly course sixty-nine chains to John Eglington's line; thence with said line southeastward, sixty-seven chains; and thence eastwardly to Edwards creek; and thence down the same line to Mantoes creek aforesaid; and thence down said creek to the place of beginning. It may here be observed that Edwards creek (which took its name from Edward Byllyngs) emptied into Mantoes creek at that time near where the Swedesboro railroad now crosses the same, which is some three-fourths of a mile from its present junction, the cause of which will be hereafter noticed in its proper place. The said Gerrard by deed dated June 2d, 1727, purchased of John Eglington one hundred acres adjacent to the aforesaid tract.
Note--These two surveys must have embraced the lands on which, now stand the village of Berkley, most of the town of Clarksboro', Clark's Landing, the railroad depot at Clarksboro', Thomas D. Brown's nursery, the alms house farm, &c. We will here just notice that John Alford aforesaid, by deed dated November 1, 1740, conveys his other half of the one thousand acres before mentioned, and lying on the southeast side of Edward's creek, to John Haines, of Goshen, neither place or kingdom mentioned. This must have included the lands in the township of Mantua, now owned by Samuel Haines, Charles Shoemaker, John Haines, James B. Albertson, James Beckett and others. Four years after this purchase, the said John Haines built the larger part of the present brick mansion house, now owned by James B. Albertson, which is in good keeping, after the lapse of near 130 years. A considerable portion of said lands continues in the Haines family in the sixth generation.
We will now return to the alms house property. Robert Gerrard, aforesaid, by his last will and testament, dated the 20th day of the 6th month, 1784, directed that his real estate in general should be sold by his executors, vis: his wife Margaret, son William, and Joshua Lord, who by their deed bearing date the 1st day of the 10th month, 1752, convey the whole 650 acres to Thomas Gerrard, who by deed dated the 18th day of November, 1752, conveys 253 acres, being a part of said tract, to Sarah Bickam, who married James Wood, and they by deed dated August 6, 1756, convey same to William Gerrard, and he by deed of the same date sells the same to Daniel Lippincott and wife, who by deed dated April 1st, 1757, convey the same to Thomas Coles. Thomas Gerrard aforesaid, by deed of conveyance dated November 11th, 1752, sells 420 acres of the land bought of the executors of Robert Gerrard, to William Gerrard aforesaid, who by his deed dated the 26th day of 12th month, 1755, conveys the same to Restore Lippincott, who and wife by their deed bearing date the 15th day of July, 1759, sell to Thomas Coles aforesaid, 66-1/2 acres, and to John Chester at the same time 6a. 3rd., 15p of meadow, and the said John Chester, by deed dated December 15, 1759, conveys the same to Thomas Coles, who by deed dated May 21, 1762, conveys 64-3/4 acres of the 73-1/2 acres in the two last pieces mentioned, to James Hinchman, who and wife by their deed dated January 15, 1765, conveys the same to Restore Lippincott aforesaid. The said Restore Lippincott now owns of the original Clark tract 411 acres, and the said Thomas Coles 216-1/2 acres. Thomas Denny, High Sheriff of the county of Gloucester, by deed dated the 25th day of June, in the 3d year of the reign of George the Third, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &C., AD 1763, sells all the lands of Thomas Coles in the county aforesaid, by virtue of a writ issued out of the Supreme Court, principally in favor of Samuel Hugg, a blacksmith, to the aforesaid Restore Lippincott, who had now become the owner of the whole half of the original proprietary right of the said John Clark, lying on the northwest side of Edwards creek, with one hundred acres additional bought from the Eglington tract amounting to 672-1/2 acres, with the usual allowance, &c. From corroborating circumstances, it appears the Restore Lippincott, during the next fifteen years, accomplished the great task of straightening Edwards creek, by cutting thoroughfares across several of the bends thereof, and, with the assistance of William Haines, dug an entire new water course or canal from Gerrard's dam to Great Mantua creek (here we first discover the name of Mantua for the creek, instead of Mantoes, as heretofore,) a distance of some 100 rods, at a width of about thirty feet and four in depth. This accounts for the entrance of Edwards creek into Mantua creek at the present time, being very different than formerly, as before alluded to. At the mouth of this canal flood gates were laid, which effectually kept the tide from flowing up the same. At some considerable distance up said creek, and nearly on the lower bounds of the present Alms House farm, the said Restore Lippincott conceived the idea of building a grist mill, preparatory to which he purchased of John Haines, by deed dated the 14th day of the 5th mo, 1777, fifty-three acres of land and marsh, lying on the south-east side of said Edwards creek, for the purposes of a mill pond. The project of the mill, after much labor and expense, was abandoned, on account of the flatness of the stream and valley, and consequent difficulty in obtaining a sufficient fall of water. There had been two grist mills in early times further up said stream, above the tide, one of which was called Room's Mill, and upon its going down, another known as Cozens' Mill (near where Leppee's Mill now stands) was erected, which also going down about the date last mentioned, perhaps led to the idea of the new mill, in our narrative, to supply their place. Elijah Cozens, one of the owners of the mill above noticed bearing his name, was a deputy surveyor and scrivener, many of whose maps and writings have frequently come into my hands. The said Restore Lippincott, by deed dated the 3d day of the 7th Month, 1778, conveys the whole of his lands to his son William Lippincott, which by a survey now taken is found to contain 800 acres. About this time we find a sweeping warrant issued by the Council of Proprietors, to one John Hind, (goldsmith) of London, Great Britain, bearing date the 4th day of August, 1755, recorded in the Surveyor General's Office, at Burlington, for forty thousand acres of land unappropriated in West Jersey, and that the Sheriff of Burlington county, by deed dated September 29, 1787 sells to one John Lee, three thousand eight hundred and fifty acres of said land; and the said John Lee, by deed dated the 1st day of 2d Month, 1789, conveys 53-1/2 acres thereof to the said William Lippincott.
William Lippincott during the next twenty years from the date of his father's deed, sells off to sundry persons various parts of his lands, which, with sundry parts before conveyed from time to time, and excepted in the several deeds, without giving particulars, thereby reducing the quantity retained by him to two hundred and fifty acres, and builds the stone mansion home, which was standing on the premises when conveyed to the county of Gloucester. On the 29th day of 1st month, 1798, William Lippincott and wife (whose maiden name was Beckett, and one of the original owners of a part of the lands of Elmer W. Cooper, near Bridgeport) conveys all their lands to William White. He was a deputy surveyor and an excellent scrivener, and who, upon being called on by the Society of Friends of Upper Greenwich, to assist them in making choice of a new site for their meeting-house, in the place of the old one known as "Solomon's," after viewing a number of places, coming to the spot where the present Greenwich meeting-house now stands, stuck down his compass staff, saying, "Here is the right place."
In the following spring William Lippincott removes with his family to Canada, purchasing lands about twelve miles westward from Niagara Falls, and settles thereon. In the year 1800 William White builds the stone barn, with his name and date engraven upon a large stone, and paced in the west end thereof, which was standing when the farm was conveyed to the county, and taken down a few years thereafter. William Lippincott, after spending five years in Canada, returned with his family to New Jersey, and purchases of White, by deed dated the 7th day of the 2d month, 1803, all the same lands, which he had before conveyed. The difference in price as per deeds was $883.25 in favor of the last sale. The said William Lippincott, by this last will and testament, bearing date 18th day of the 5th month, 1824, bequeathed the homestead farm to his son, Restore Lippincott, who by deed of assignment dated the 7th day of the 4th month, 1841, conveys the same to William Mickle and George Craft assignees, for the benefit of his creditors, and the said assignees, by deed dated the 20th day of the 10th month, AD 1841, convey the homestead farm containing 180 acres to Elizabeth Lippincott, who by deed dated the 14th day of the 6th month, June, AD 1860, conveys 107 acres thereof to the county of Gloucester, on which the present Alms House buildings were soon after erected, the boundaries of which are as follows: Beginning at a stone in the middle of the Lawrenceville and Red Bank turnpike 1.54 chains from the centre of the culvert over a small stream, and thence running eastwardly to Edwards creek, and thence up the same by low water mark, southwardly to a station in a general bend in said creek, and corner to the said Elizabeth Lippincott's other lands, and thence by a direct line south westwardly, to a stone standing some distance southward from a famous spring of water, known as Rattlesnake spring, (but how it obtained the name the writer cannot tell). It is nevertheless a fountain of most pure water, issuing from a rock, and supplies the whole wants of the Alms House. From the stone last mentioned the boundary line is northwestward to a stone lettered "G.C. 1860," in the middle of the turnpike road above mentioned, and thence along the same a northeasterly course of the place of beginning, containing, by actual survey at the time, the number of acres before mentioned. On the 2d day of the 6th month, June, AD 1864, the said Elizabeth Lippincott conveys to the county another small piece of marsh for mud to mend the meadow banks, adjoining said farm on the south, at the general bend in the creek before noticed, containing ninety hundredths of an acre.
William Gerrard, in his deed to Restore Lippincott, dated the 26th of the 12th month, 1755, as noticed in its place, reserves one-half acre of land for a family burying ground forever, but where it is located, or whether it ever was used as a burial place, none can tell, as no traces thereof appear. The Lippincott family, however, instituted a small burial ground across a valley, and on a rising hill in front and at some distance from the mansion house, soon after it came into their possession, in which the interments of the family from time to time were made; and the said William Lippincott before mentioned, in his last will and testament directed the enclosure of the ground by a good stone wall, which was carried out by the aforesaid Elizabeth Lippincott, under the immediate supervision of the writer, and when the deed was made to the county for the farm, this venerable little spot was reserved. The said Elizabeth Lippincott in her last will (though not interred in said burying ground) bequeathed a legacy sufficient to keep the same forever in repair. The Alms House grave yard has been laid out right along side of the foregoing, on a sandy hill amid the shady pines, where one after another of the inmates of the institution, as they pass off the stage of action, are quietly laid away.


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