Second Generation

3. Abraham James2 Voorhees (Main Family line1) was born in Princeton, Mercer Co, New Jersey January 17, 1818. Abraham died April 6, 1896 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 78 years of age. Burial at New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania

He married Mary F Reed in New Jersey, 1843. Mary was born in New Jersey February 1821. (Additional notes for Mary F Reed(5516)) Mary died June 30, 1885 in Plumstead Twp, Bucks Co, PA, at 64 years of age. Burial at New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania In the 1850 census New Hope, Bucks Co, PA page 207, Abraham (age 33) is listed with Mary (age 29), Edwin (age 5), A. Rebecca (age 4), Sarah (age 2), and Thomas Reed (age 15). Abraham has the occupation of Mason.

In the 1860 census New Hope, Bucks Co, PA page 472, Abraham (age 42) is listed with Mary (age 39), Edwin (age 15), Amy? R (age 13), Emma (age 11), Amelia (age 5), Alfred (age 3), William Naylor (age 5). He has the occupation of Master mason.

In the 1870 census Upper Black Eddy, Durham Twp, Bucks Co, PA page 225, Abraham (age 51) is listed with Mary (age 49), Anice (age 23), Amelia (age 16), Mary (age 9) and William Gether (age 10). He has the occupation of a canal worker with property value of $2,000 and personal of $1,000.

In the 1880 census Plumstead, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania page 529, Abraham (age 62), is living with his wife Mary (age 54), Daughter Eliza (age 15) and grandson John P Smith (age 10). He is noted as a retired farmer. Abraham, Mary and their parents were born in New Jersey.

Abraham James Voorhees and Mary F Reed had the following children:

child 5 i. Wilson3 Voorhees was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania about 1844. Wilson died January 18, 1845 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at less than one year of age. Burial: New Hope Cemetery New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

child + 6 ii. Edwin Naylor Voorhees was born November 11, 1844.

child 7 iii. Anice Rebecca Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA August 14, 1846. Anice died October 9, 1914 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 68 years of age. Burial at New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania

child 8 iv. Sarah Emma Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA 1848. She married Peter Smith in Allentown, Lehigh Co., Pa, May 22, 1869.

child 9 v. John N Voorhees was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania 1850. John died September 5, 1853 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 3 years of age. Burial: New Hope Cemetery New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

child 10 vi. William W Voorhees(5517) was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA July 18, 1852. Burial: New Hope Cemetery New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA William died July 2, 1854 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 1 year of age.

child 11 vii. Amelia M Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA February 1854. Amelia died 1917 at 63 years of age. Burial: Fernwood Cemetery Jamesburg, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA She married James Harry Williams.

James was born June 1837. James died 1912 in Pennsylvania, at 75 years of age. Burial: Fernwood Cemetery Jamesburg, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA

child 12 viii. Alfred Townson Voorhees was born New Hope, Bucks Co, PA May 22, 1857. Alfred died August 11, 1865 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at 8 years of age. Is not listed in the 1870 census so I have assumed that he had died before that census was taken. Burial at New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania

child 13 ix. Louis C Voorhees was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania April 20, 1859. Louis died July 31, 1859 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania, at less than one year of age. Burial: New Hope Cemetery New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

child 14 x. Mary Elizabeth Voorhees was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania 1861. She married Oscar Justice Brice March 14, 1875.

child 15 xi. Eliza M Voorhees was born Bucks Co, Pennsylvania 1865.

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