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Peter (b abt 1760) & Paul (1790-1846) W.
Posted by: Patrick T. Dolan Date: April 22, 2000 at 20:38:49
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Can anyone confirm the link (below) between Peter and son Paul? Does anyone know anything of the ancestry of Hannah Johnson?

Family Group Sheet
by Patrick T. Dolan
November 21, 1998

Husband: Peter WAMBAUGH

Born: abt 1760 [1], Hunterdon County, NJ [1]

Married: abt 1786 [1], Hunterdon County, NJ [1]

Parents: George Henry Wambaugh & Ann Snook [5]
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Other information: Named in list of enrolled militia for Amwell twp. in 1793 [9]. “Peter probably moved into Pennsylvania with his wife, Christine Dilts, in the late 1790’s. His son Paul moved on to Ohio. This migration was followed by many of the German descendants of the Amwell colony” [7]. Christine lived at Warren Co OH in 1827 [8].

Wife: Christine DILTS

Born: 1753 [13], USA [1]

Died: 1826 (but see last sentence in “Other information” above) [1], USA [1]

Parents: Henry Dilts & Anna Case [4][10]
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Children:
1. Abraham, b 25 Aug 1787 USA [11], m Effie Ann Bloom 1809 [3] USA [3], d 19 Aug 1877 [3] Montgomery Co. OH [1]
2. Christine, b abt 1788 [3] NJ[3]
3. Paul, b 14 May 1790 [11] NJ [5], m Hannah Johnson abt 1812 [5] USA [1], d 19 Aug 1846 [6],bur Champaign Co. OH [6]
4. Mahlon, b 6 May 1793 [11] NJ [3], m Elizabeth Fisher [3] 6 Jan 1816 [3] NJ [3], d 25 Aug 1874 [12] Kingwood NJ [12]
5. Solomon, b Oct 10 1795 [11] NJ [3], m Hannah S. Anderson [3] 13 May 1824 [3] NJ [3], d 1861 [3] NJ [1]
6. Jacob, b 1802 [1] NJ [3], m Clarracy Smith 18 Aug 1822 [14] Hunterdon Co. NJ [14]

Documentation:
[1] Dennis Wombough Website:                                                          <www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/9121/dat1.htm>.
[3] Records of Leanne Lloyd of Victoria, Australia.
[4] New Jersey Calendar of Wills--1781-1785, June 16, 1784, will of Henry Dilts of Amwell, Hunterdon Co. Two legatees are Peter Wambaugh and “Daughter, Christeen Wambaugh.”
[5] Family group sheet by Prof. Joseph Linn Marino.
[6] Springhills Cemetery gravestone readings by Denise K. Moore, Caroline & Emma Nixon, and the DAR, at        the Champaign Co. Genealogical Society.
[7] From Outline of a Chapter in the Family History: William Wambaugh, 1769-1853, typescript dated Christmas, 1982, by Frances Burke Warden of Englewood, CO, copied pages in possession of Leanne Lloyd of Victoria, Australia.
[8] Some Records of Old Hunterdon County 1701-1838 [1977] contains a note from “Volume I of Special Deeds,” p. 465: “Power of attorney dated 21 June 1826 from Christeen Wambaugh to Mahlon and Stacy Wambaugh regarding a legacy bequeathed to Christeen of Warren County, Ohio, by Paul Cool, late of Amwell. Wit: Jacob Dixon Miller and John Mount 8 Feb 1827.”
[9] Norton, James S. New Jersey in 1793: An Abstract and Index to the 1793 Militia Census of the State of New Jersey, 1973.
[10] Jones, Henry Z. More Palatine Families: 1991.
[11] Notes at the Hunterdon Co NJ Historical Society apparently from a Wambaugh Bible. These notes contain other probable children of Peter & Christine Wambaugh.
[12] Mahlon Wambaugh death certificate.
[13] Dilts, Augustus. Biography of the Henry Dilts Family, 1905.
[14] Clarracy Smith/Jacob Wambaugh marriage cert. at Hunterdon Co Ct of Common Pleas.


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