Fourth Generation

44. Samuel4 Opdyke (Joseph3, Thomas2, John1)(3902) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1814. Samuel died 1883 at 69 years of age.

He married twice. He married Christiana Opdyke 1835. Christiana was Samuels third cousin.

Christiana was born in New Jersey about 1815. Christiana(3903) was the daughter of Hall Opdycke. Christiana died 1842 at 27 years of age. He married Eliza Ann Nixon in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1842. Eliza was born in New Jersey 1825. (Additional notes for Eliza Ann Nixon(3904)) In the 1850 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 100, Samuel (age 34) is recorded with Eliza (age 24), Sally Ann (age 12), George (age 8), Christiana (age 5), and Eliza Woodruff (age 46). Samuel is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1860 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 210, Samuel (age 45) is recorded with Eliza (age 44), Sarah (age 22), George (age 18), Christiana (age 15), Emeline (age 11), Joseph (age 9), John (age 7), Mary (age 4), Susan (age 1) and Watson Williamson (age 22). Samuel is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1870 census Frenchtown Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 12, Samuel (age 56) is recorded with Eliza (age 44), Emma (age 20), Isabell (age 11), Frank (age 9), Hyrum (age 6), and Charles Bockman (age 2). Samuel is a day laborer and all births are NJ.

In the 1880 census Franklin Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 284. Samuel (age 65), is recorded with his wife Eliza (age 53), Frank (age 19), Hyram (age 16), grandson Bachman Charles (age 11), son Joseph (age 28), daughter-in-law Hannah (age 26), grandaughter Lenora (age 1) and William Connor (age 20). Samuel is a farmer and all births are NJ.

Samuel Opdyke and Christiana Opdyke had the following children:

child 52 i. Sarah Ann5 Opdyke(3905) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1837. She married twice. She married Wilbur F Runkle. Wilbur was born in New Jersey 1846. (Additional notes for Wilbur F Runkle(3906)) She married Nelson Trimmer Franklin Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, February 4, 1865. (Additional notes for Nelson Trimmer(3907))

child + 53 ii. George W Opdyke was born 1840.

Samuel Opdyke and Eliza Ann Nixon had the following children:

child 54 iii. Christianna A Opdyke(3908) was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1844. Christianna died 1870 at 26 years of age. She married Benjamin Bachman about 1868. Benjamin was born in New Jersey. (See Benjamin Bachman for the continuation of this line.)

child 55 iv. Emeline E Opdyke(3909) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1850. She married Henry S Cronce. (Additional notes for Henry S Cronce(3910))

child + 56 v. Joseph W Opdyke was born 1852.

child + 57 vi. John H B Opdyke was born December 1854.

child 58 vii. Mary Harriet Opdyke was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 1855. Mary died 1935 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 79 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married Samuel Roberson Dalrymple in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, June 5, 1878.

Samuel was born in New Jersey December 1851. Samuel was the son of Eli Dalrymple and Margaret Roberson. Samuel died 1927 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 75 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ

child 59 viii. Susan Isabell Opdyke(3911) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1858. She married Judson Hoff. (Additional notes for Judson Hoff(3912))

child 60 ix. Francis Opdyke(3913) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 30, 1862. Frank died February 26, 1939 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 76 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married Sylvester Horner in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 29, 1886.

Sylvester was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ February 5, 1865. Sylvester was the son of William B Horner and Sarah Ann Souders. Sylvester died September 20, 1940 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 75 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ

child + 61 x. Hiram S Opdyke was born August 1863.

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