Fourth Generation

13. John Wesley4 Pinkerton (Henry Rockefeller3, David L2, John1) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ October 10, 1846. John died December 16, 1908 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 62 years of age.

He married twice. He married Rachel Jane Kerr in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 18, 1873. Rachel was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ July 25, 1852. Rachel was the daughter of Abel Kerr and Mary Ann Search. Rachel died August 15, 1880 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 28 years of age. He married Lorrvina Emmons in New Jersey, 1883. Lorrvina was born in New Jersey July 9, 1854. In the 1880 census Frenchtown Hunterdon Co NJ page 300, John (age 34) is recorded with his wife Rachel (age 27), daughter Mary (age 6), son William (age 4), son Clinton (age 2), a servant Sarah Slater (age 30), and a boarder Mary Kerr (age 65).

In the 1900 census Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 173, John (age 53) is recorded with is recorded with his wife Larrinia (age 44), son Theodore (age 14), son Frank (age 11), and son John (age 9). They have been married for 16 years and have had 5 children with 4 living at the time of the census. John is a farmer with all births recorded as NJ.

John Wesley Pinkerton and Rachel Jane Kerr had the following children:

child 18 i. Mary Edith5 Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 23, 1873.

child 19 ii. William Niece Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 14, 1875.

child 20 iii. Clinton Joseph Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1877.

John Wesley Pinkerton and Lorrvina Emmons had the following children:

child 21 iv. Theodore Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 1886.

child 22 v. Frank Emmons Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 5, 1888.

child 23 vi. John Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 1890.

child 24 vii. Allen Pinkerton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 3, 1892. Allen died January 1, 1893 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at less than one year of age.

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