Third Generation

7. John H3 Philkill (Benjamin J2, Joseph1) was born in New Jersey March 11, 1822. John died Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ.

He married Elizabeth Lee in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, April 2, 1845. Elizabeth was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1823. (Additional notes for Elizabeth Lee(4135)) Elizabeth died before 1900. It is said that John Philkill volunteered for service in the Civil War to replace William, his brother. There is mention of John Philkill in the Civil War at Mercersburg.

In the 1850 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 134, John (age 26) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 26), Benjamin (age 4), Peter (age 3), and Wesley (age 1). John is a blacksmith born in NJ.

In the 1860 census Locktown Delaware Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 403, John (age 37) is recorded with Eliza (age 37), Benjamin (age 13), Peter (age 11), Mary (age 7), Westley (age 9), Sarah (age 5), Martin (age 3), and Ida (age 2). John is a blacksmith and all births are NJ.

In the 1870 census Delaware, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 143, John (age 48) is recorded with Eliza (age 48), Sarah (age 16), Ida (age 12), and Mahlon (age 8). John is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1880 census Delaware, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 13, John (age 57) is recorded with Eliza (age 57), Ida (age 22), and Mahlon (age 17). John is a farmer born in NJ. Also notes that his father was born in Germany.

In the 1900 census Delaware, Hunterdon, New Jersey page 73, John (age 78,widow) is recorded with his daughter Mary (age 49). John is a farmer born in NJ. Father is noted as being born at sea.

John H Philkill and Elizabeth Lee had the following children:

child + 14 i. Benjamin4 Philkill was born 1845.

child 15 ii. Peter Philkill was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1846.

child + 16 iii. Wesley Philkill was born 1848.

child 17 iv. Mary Ann Philkill(4136) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey February 1851.

child 18 v. Sarah C Philkill was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 7, 1854. Sarah died March 26, 1901 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 46 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married John E Compton.

John was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 5, 1854. John was the son of Wilson M Compton and Kesiah Pittenger. John died October 4, 1901 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 46 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ

(See John E Compton for the continuation of this line.)

child 19 vi. John Martin Philkill(4137) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1856. He Died young.

child 20 vii. Ida Philkill was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1857.

child 21 viii. Mahlon Philkill was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1862.

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