THARP Family

First Generation

1. Jonas J1 Tharp was born in Bethlehem Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ December 6, 1848. Jonas died about 1915 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey.

He married Elizabeth Robins in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, about 1872. Elizabeth was born in Union Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ October 24, 1840. Elizabeth(5212) was the daughter of Jonathan Robins III and Charity Lomping Lawshe. Elizabeth died July 5, 1932 in Union Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 91 years of age. Buried in the Robins family cemetery located near the Robins homestead on county route 579. Her gravestone notes that she was 91 years, 8 months, and 12 days old. In the 1880 census Tewksbury Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey page 399, Jonas (age 32) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 39). Mary Wright (age 17), Harmon Wright (age 13), Roger Tharp (age 4), Charles Tharp (age 6m) and John Demirs (age 17) a farm hand. All births are recorded as NJ and Jonas is a farmer.

In the 1910 census Union Twp, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey page 72, Jonas (age 60) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 69). They have been married for 35 years and have had 6 children with 5 living at the time of the census. All births are recorded as NJ and Jonas is a farmer.

Jonas J Tharp and Elizabeth Robins had the following children:

child 2 i. Roger Sherman2 Tharp was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1876. He married Henrietta D Robbins. Henrietta was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1877. Henrietta was the daughter of Jesse L Robbins and Ann V Lott. Henrietta died 1946 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 69 years of age.

child + 3 ii. Charles D Tharp was born 1879.

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