Second Generation

2. Daniel2 Bray (James1) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 12, 1751. Daniel died December 5, 1819 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 68 years of age. buried in Rosemont Cemetery

He married Mary Wolverton in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, May 14, 1772. Mary was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey November 2, 1756. Mary died April 19, 1840 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 83 years of age. HISTORICAL MISCELLANY, Volume III, page 116 Captain in American Revolutionary War, NJ Daniel Bray, son of James Bray, was born October 12, 1751; died at 6:30 a.m., December 5, 1819; married, by license dated May 2, 1772, Mary Wolverton, both of Hunterdon County. He served in the Revolutionary War as "Lieutenant 2nd Regiment Hunterdon, Captain ditto." (Stryker, New Jersey Solders in the Revolution, page 383.) He was afterwards General in the State Militia. His family Bible was owned by Miss Lizze S. Blackwell, 2251 Woodstock Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a copy of the same by Mr. Stacy B. Bray, of Lambertville, New Jersey, now at Hunterdon County Historical Society in Flemington, New Jersey.

Daniel Bray and Mary Wolverton had the following children:

child 3 i. Elizabeth3 Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey January 24, 1775. Betsey died in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ. She married Edward Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 18, 1791. Edward was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 9, 1768. Edward was the son of Benjamin William Rittenhouse and Elizabeth Fowler. Edward died May 17, 1821 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 52 years of age. (See Edward Rittenhouse for the continuation of this line.)

child 4 ii. Delilah Bray was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 1, 1777. She married Jonathan Rittenhouse Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, July 10, 1796. Jonathan was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 24, 1770. Jonathan was the son of Benjamin William Rittenhouse and Elizabeth Fowler. Jonathan died February 16, 1846 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 75 years of age. (See Jonathan Rittenhouse for the continuation of this line.) In the 1850 census Kingwood, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 149, Delila (age 73) is recorded with Hulda Wigg (age 42), Elizabeth Rittenhouse (age 16), Mary Wolverton (age 10), and Charles W Bodine (age 3). Delila is recorded as a male but is most likely wrong. Delila was born in New Jersey.

child 5 iii. John Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 25, 1779. John died January 26, 1818 at 38 years of age.

child + 6 iv. Jonathan Bray was born June 25, 1781.

child 7 v. Hannah Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 28, 1783. She married Jonathan Blackwell October 25, 1801. Jonathan was born about 1783.

child 8 vi. James Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 2, 1785. James died March 15, 1786 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at less than one year of age.

child 9 vii. Susannah Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 6, 1786. Susannah died March 29, 1862 at 75 years of age. She married Isreal Bateman May 20, 1820. Isreal was born August 31, 1779. Isreal died October 12, 1825 at 46 years of age.

child + 10 viii. Andrew Bray was born December 12, 1789.

child 11 ix. Sidney Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 15, 1791. Sidney died June 2, 1803 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 11 years of age.

child + 12 x. Wilson Bray was born December 21, 1793.

child 13 xi. Daniel Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey July 20, 1795. He married Elizabeth Kirk February 7, 1827. Elizabeth was born about 1795.

child 14 xii. Gardner Hunt Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 15, 1797. Gardner died January 15, 1798 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at less than one year of age.

child 15 xiii. Mary Bray was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 10, 1801. Mary died April 25, 1812 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 10 years of age.

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