Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
Manuscript Group 978, Ivins Family (Burlington and Monmouth Counties, NJ)
Papers, 1787 - 1897, 0.15 linear feet / 3 folders
Call Number: MG 978
Mostly indentures of a family from Burlington and Monmouth Counties. Includes a "Description of the Meeting House Built in 1706 by the Hicksite Friends'' at Crosswicks (Chesterfield Township), Burlington County.
Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Stang, 1938
Israel Ivins, the son of Moses and Kesiah Ivins was born on February 19, 1760 and died on June 11, 1822. He married Margaret Woodward (1759-1832), the daughter of Anthony Woodward, and with her had at least eight children: Anthony (1781-1851), Samuel (1783-1819), Robert (1786-1816), Moses (b. 1788), Israel (1791-1802), George W. (b. 1794), James (b. 1797), and Charles (b. 1799).
Anthony Ivins, Israel and Kesiah’s eldest son, was born on September 28, 1781 and died on April 21, 1851. He married Sarah Reeves Wallis (?), with whom he had seven children: Margaret (b. 1806), Thomas W. (b. 1809), Emmaline (1811-1855), Israel (b. 1815), Anthony (1817-1817), Anthony (b. 1818), and Edward W. (b. 1821).
This collection was donated to the Historical Society by Mrs. Charles J. Strang of Jersey City, New Jersey in 1938.
The papers consist of documents relating to the Ivins family and span the years 1787-1897. These papers are arranged chronologically within three folders: Legal documents, Literary works, and Genealogical notes. The Legal documents folder contains indentures and quit claims for Monmouth County, New Jersey land. The Literary works folder contains a memorandum book, a letter, and a description of the local meetinghouse. The Genealogical notes folder contains handwritten accounts on the births and deaths of the Ivins family.
Processed by Stephen Sullivan, December 1999 as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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