5. Garrett2 Lair (William1) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey January 15, 1790. Garrett died November 28, 1867 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 77 years of age.

He married Hester Rittenhouse Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, October 10, 1812. Hester was born November 27, 1791. Hester died April 29, 1873 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 81 years of age. In the 1850 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 154B, Garret Lair (age 60) is recorded with Esther (age 58), David (age 20), Matilda (age 17) and Cyntha Crouse (age 12). Garret is a farmer and all births are NJ.

Garrett Lair and Hester Rittenhouse had the following children:

child 25 i. William3 Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ September 2, 1813. William died September 12, 1821 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 8 years of age.

child 26 ii. Elijah R Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 7, 1815. Elijah died January 7, 1874 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 59 years of age. He married Hannah Mattison in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, October 15, 1842. Hannah was born about 1820.

child 27 iii. Mahlon Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ April 10, 1816. Mahlon died September 11, 1821 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 5 years of age.

child 28 iv. John Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 6, 1818. John died September 28, 1821 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 3 years of age.

child 29 v. Sarah Ann Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ April 13, 1820. She married Jacob Crouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, September 30, 1837. (Additional notes for Jacob Crouse(3102))

child 30 vi. Parson Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ November 7, 1823. Parson died September 24, 1827 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 3 years of age.

child 31 vii. Mary Elizabeth Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ March 25, 1825. Mary died September 7, 1827 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 2 years of age.

child 32 viii. Mary Elizabeth Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ June 16, 1827. Mary died July 30, 1833 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 6 years of age.

child 33 ix. David Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ April 21, 1830.

child 34 x. Matilda Lair was born Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 2, 1833. She married Peter Snyder Kugler Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, October 24, 1854. Peter was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1828. Peter was the son of Joseph Kugler and Sarah M Backer. (See Peter Snyder Kugler for the continuation of this line.)

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