7. Joseph2 Lair (William1)(3103) was born in Locktown, Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co., New Jersey December 25, 1798. Joseph died October 8, 1882 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 83 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ

He married Elizabeth Werts. Elizabeth was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey July 28, 1805. Elizabeth was the daughter of unknown Werts and Elizabeth unknown. Elizabeth died March 1, 1872 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 66 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ In the 1850 census Deleware Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 126, Joseph (age 51), is recorded with Elizabeth (age 45), Peter (age 18), Deborah (age 18), Samuel (age 11) and Elizabeth Werts (age 70). Joseph is a farmer and all births are New Jersey.

Joseph Lair and Elizabeth Werts had the following children:

child 35 i. Peter W3 Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1829. Peter died 1910 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 81 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ He married Margaret Bird in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, October 19, 1850.

Margaret was born 1824. (Additional notes for Margaret Bird(3104)) Margaret died 1910 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 86 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ

child 36 ii. Deborah Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 2, 1831. Deborah died September 3, 1909 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 78 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married George D. Rittenhouse Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, March 30, 1855.

George was born in New Jersey January 29, 1823. George died March 29, 1888 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 65 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ (See George D. Rittenhouse for the continuation of this line.) In the 1900 census Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 169, Deborah (age 67) is recorded was a servant with Lorenzo Brewer (age 78). Deborah is a widow married 37 years and have had 2 children.

child 37 iii. Samuel Lair was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1839.

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