Second Generation

4. George2 Opdyke (Joshua1)(4036) was born in Bethlehem Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1788. George died 1865 in West Jersey, Stark Co, Illinois, at 77 years of age.

He married Susan A Groff in Warren Co, New Jersey, 1811. Susan was born 1791. (Additional notes for Susan A Groff(4037)) Susan died 1887 in Toulon, Stark Co, Illinois, at 96 years of age. All his sons changed the spelling of their name to Updyke

In the 1850 census West Jersey, Stark Co, Illinois page 211, George (age 61) is recorded with Susan (age 56), Joseph (age 33), Lydia (age 25), Sarah (age 16), Eliza (age 14), George (age 12), Susan (age 9), and Mary (age 6). Lydia thru Mary were born in New York and George, Susan and Joseph were born in New Jersey. George is a farmer.

In the 1860 census West Jersey, Stark Co, Illinois page 782, George (age 72) is recorded with Susan (age 65), George (age 22), Susan (age 19), and Mary (age 15). George is a farmer born in NJ.

George Opdyke and Susan A Groff had the following children:

child 9 i. William3 Updyke was born in New Jersey 1815. William died September 16, 1877 in Bible Grove, Scotland Co., MO, at 62 years of age. He married Ellen Ann Crusan. Ellen was born in New Jersey 1828. Ellen died June 3, 1874 in Bible Grove, Scotland Co., MO, at 45 years of age. Lived in Bible Grove, Mo

In the 1870 census Mount Pleasant, Scotland, Missouri page , W (age 54) is recorded with Ellen (age 44), Urich (age 24), Julie (age 23), Cath (age 19), Delbr (age 13), Theo (age 11), and Chas (age 3). W is a farmer born in New Jersey.

child 10 ii. Joseph Updyke was born in New Jersey 1816. Joseph died 1865 at 49 years of age. Lived in Stark Co., Ill

child 11 iii. Joshua Updyke was born in New Jersey 1817. Joshua died 1865 in Stark Co, Illinois, at 48 years of age. Lived in Galva, Stark, Ill

child + 12 iv. Benjamin Andrew Updyke was born January 28, 1818.

child + 13 v. Francis Updyke was born January 1820.

child 14 vi. Lydia A Updyke was born New York 1824. She married David Oziah. Lived in Toulon, Stark, Ill.

child 15 vii. John Updyke was born 1828. John died 1849 at 21 years of age.

child 16 viii. Matilda Updyke was born New York 1829. Matilda died 1887 at 58 years of age. She married Charles G Campbell. Charles was born 1810. i0 In the 1870 census Wyoming, Stark, IL page 390, Charles (age 59) is recorded with Matilda (age 40), George (age 20), Volney (age 17), Martha (age 13), and Alfred (age 9). Charles is a shoemaker.

child 17 ix. Periam Updyke was born 1832. Periam died 1844 at 12 years of age.

child 18 x. Sarah J Updyke was born New York 1834. She married John E. Smith. Lived in Toulon, Stark, Ill

child 19 xi. Eliza A Updyke was born New York 1836. She married David Colwell. Lived in Exeter, Neb

child 20 xii. George W Updyke was born New York 1838. He married Sarah Brown. Lived in Wyoming, Stark, Ill.

child 21 xiii. Susan M Updyke was born New York 1841.

child 22 xiv. Mary C Updyke was born New York 1844. She married William Folk. Lived in Toulon, Stark, Ill

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