ROUNSAVELL Family

First Generation

1. Richard1 Rounsavell Jr(4623) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 15, 1734. Richard died February 13, 1777 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 42 years of age.

He married Rachel Stout in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, about 1753. Rachel was born in Clover Hill, Hunterdon Co, NJ September 28, 1738. Rachel(4624) was the daughter of Freegift Stout and Mary Higgins. Rachel died March 29, 1845 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 106 years of age. Richard had the following inventory of goods upon his death dated Nov 2, 1782 appraised by Edward Taylor and Henry Rounsavell: 3 horses 27L 4 cows 19L 12 sheep 6L Iron Stove 4L:12 furniture 32L Kitchen furniture 22L:13:9 Farm utensils 17L:17:1 4 Rects: John Huffman John Godown Freegift & Anw 98L:7:10 other 1L:18:6

TOTAL 131L:1:4

An Isaac Stout is named the executor of Richard Rounsavill's estate in his will dated Jan 20, 1777.

Richard Rounsavell Jr and Rachel Stout had the following children:

child 2 i. Rebecca2 Rounsavell(4625) was born October 19, 1754. She married John Huffman in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, August 6, 1774. John was born about 1754.

child 3 ii. Mary D Rounsavill(4626) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 4, 1756. There is some discrepency in the birth date. Daughters of the American Revolution has the date as Sep 4, 1756. The Rounsavill bible records list the date as Sep 8, 1756, the date I have used. Mary died March 29, 1845 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 88 years of age. She married John Godown Sr in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 22, 1777. Married at St. Andrews Church in Amwell Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey by Rev. William Frazer.

John was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 1, 1749. John(4627) was the son of Evans Godown and Mary Thatcher. John died December 8, 1814 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 65 years of age. Will abstract: 1815, Jan 16. Godown, John of Amwell, Hunterdon Co. Int.Inventory, $973.33; made by Garshom Lambert, Jacob Taylor. Includes share in Amwell Library @ $6.00. Sworn to be Evan Godown, Adm'f, Feb. 10, 1815. File 2739 J. (See John Godown Sr for the continuation of this line.) Mary has the name Rounsaville in other research. Her name is spelled Rounsavell in the Hunterdon County Marriage records. This is the spelling I have used. The french spelling was probably DeRandesville.

child 4 iii. Sarah Rounsavell(4628) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 7, 1758. In the Rounsavill bible, the last digit of the birth year is unreadable. Sarah died September 7, 1758 in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at less than one year of age.

child + 5 iv. Fregift Rounsavell was born September 9, 1759.

child + 6 v. Andrew Rounsavell was born September 3, 1761.

child + 7 vi. Isaac Rounsavell was born March 3, 1764.

child 8 vii. Richard Rounsavell(4629) was born in Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey February 5, 1767. Richard died about 1839.

child + 9 viii. Nathaniel Rounsavell was born November 28, 1769.

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