LAIR Family

First Generation

1. William1 Lair was born in Lyons, France about 1756.

He married twice. He married Sarah Elizabeth Boss in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 31, 1776. Sarah was born in New Jersey about 1755. Sarah was the daughter of Godfrey Boss and Elizabeth Horner. Sarah died 1799 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 44 years of age. He married Ann Boss in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1802. Ann was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey about 1756. Ann was the daughter of Godfrey Boss and Elizabeth Horner. Ann died August 15, 1821 Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 65 years of age.

William Lair and Sarah Elizabeth Boss had the following children:

child + 2 i. John2 Lair was born August 19, 1778.

child 3 ii. Ann Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1784. Ann died January 17, 1874 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 89 years of age. She married Ambrose Bonham in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, about 1812. Ambrose was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 14, 1782. Ambrose was the son of Amos Bonham and Rebecca Rittenhouse. Ambrose died February 11, 1863 at 80 years of age. (See Ambrose Bonham for the continuation of this line.)

child + 4 iii. William Lair was born 1785.

child + 5 iv. Garrett Lair was born January 15, 1790.

child 6 v. Rebecca Lair(3091) was born January 30, 1794. Rebecca died May 6, 1884 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 90 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married Pierson Roberson about 1819.

Pierson was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 30, 1798. Pierson was the son of Jonathan Roberson and Gertrude Voorhees. Pierson died May 22, 1857 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 59 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ (See Pierson Roberson for the continuation of this line.)

child + 7 vi. Joseph Lair was born December 25, 1798.

child 8 vii. Mary Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1817. She married Edmond Forman.

William Lair and Ann Boss had the following children:

child 9 viii. Sarah Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1802. She married Richard Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1820. Richard was born about 1800. Richard died 1821 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 21 years of age.

child 10 ix. David Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 28, 1809. David died March 1906 Miami Co, Ohio, at 96 years of age. He married Sarah Gordon in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, October 2, 1831. Sarah was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey about 1810. Sarah was the daughter of Philip Gordon. In 1839 Philip Gordon and David Lair with their families removed to Ohio and settled in Darke County and built up the town of Gordon. David Lair and wife are still living and reside in West Milton, Miami County, Ohio.

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