Second Generation

2. John2 Besson (John1)(252) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey February 2, 1773. John died February 2, 1838 at 65 years of age.

He married Rachel Trout August 10, 1795. Rachel was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 12, 1777. Rachel(253) was the daughter of George Trout and Johannah Lequier. Rachel died October 22, 1822 at 45 years of age.

John Besson and Rachel Trout had the following children:

child 3 i. Samuel3 Besson(254) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey January 20, 1796. Samuel died February 27, 1869 at 73 years of age.

child 4 ii. Margaret Besson(255) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey November 8, 1797.

child + 5 iii. George Besson was born October 22, 1799.

child 6 iv. Hannah Besson(256) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 2, 1801. She married Jonathan Pickle Rev. (Additional notes for Jonathan Pickle Rev(257))

child 7 v. John Besson(258) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 31, 1803.

child 8 vi. Anna Besson(259) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 26, 1805.

child + 9 vii. William Besson was born July 31, 1807.

child 10 viii. Jacob Besson(260) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 23, 1811. Jacob died November 27, 1890 at 79 years of age.

child 11 ix. Rachel Besson(261) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 25, 1813.

child 12 x. Rebecca Besson(262) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 25, 1813. She married David Austin 1837. David was born about 1813. (Additional notes for David Austin(263))

child 13 xi. Theodore Besson was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey June 15, 1818.

child 14 xii. Fanny Besson(264) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 22, 1822. Fanny died December 20, 1891 at 69 years of age. She married Sylvester Apgar October 21, 1847. Sylvester was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 28, 1821. IGI has birth date Apr 28, 1821 and Apr 20, 1820. Bushwick settler article has Apr 28 1821. So I have used April 28. Sylvester(265) was the son of Frederick Apgar and Elizabeth Mettler.

Sylvester died August 28, 1874 at 53 years of age. (See Sylvester Apgar for the continuation of this line.)

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