WOLVERTON Family

First Generation

1. Andrew1 Wolverton was born in New Jersey 1809. Andrew died September 5, 1881 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 72 years of age. Buried in Sandy Ridge Cemetery Delaware Twp, Hunterdon County, NJ

He married Rebecca Dilts in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, November 7, 1829. Rebecca was born in New Jersey January 30, 1807. Rebecca was the daughter of William Dilts and Catherine Holcome. Rebecca died August 13, 1896 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 89 years of age. Buried in Sandy Ridge Cemetery Delaware Twp, Hunterdon County, NJ

In the 1850 census Delaware Twp Hunterdon NJ page 117, Andrew (age 41) is recorded with Rebecca (age 41), Ann (age 18), William (age 15), Elizabeth (age 8), Job (age 6) Emma (age 1m) and Henry From? (age 18). Andrew was a carpenter born in NJ.

In the 1880 census Delaware Twp Hunterdon NJ page 29, Andrew (age 72) is recorded with Rebecca (age 72).

Andrew Wolverton and Rebecca Dilts had the following children:

child 2 i. Ann2 Wolverton was born in New Jersey July 7, 1832. Ann died October 26, 1909 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 77 years of age. Buried at Sandy Ridge Cemetery. She married twice.

She married William Thatcher Godown Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, May 8, 1852. May 19, 1852, Vol. XIV, No. 40, Whole No. 714

On Saturday the 8th inst., at the residence of Andrew Wolverton, Esq., by the Rev. J. James Baker, Mr. William Godown, and Miss Ann Wolverton, both of Delaware Township, Hunterdon County, N.J

William was born in New Jersey February 20, 1826. William(5711) was the son of Jacob Godown and Evelyn Ann Coryell. William died November 30, 1866 in Bridgewater, Sumerset Co, IL, at 40 years of age. Buried at Sandy Ridge Cemetery, Sandy Ridge, Hunterdon County, New Jersey (See William Thatcher Godown for the continuation of this line.)

She married Firman Walker in New Jersey, after 1870. Firman was born in New Jersey September 17, 1808. Firman died January 17, 1888 in Plainfield, Union Co, New Jersey, at 79 years of age. Named on his wife Anna's grave stone

In the 1850 census Plainfield, Essex Co NJ page 380, Firman (age 42) is recorded with Susan (age 43) in the household of Martha Webster (age 69) and Hannah Webster (age 31). Firman is a Hatter born in NJ.

In the 1860 census Plainfield Twp Union Co NJ page 123, Firman (age 50) is recorded with Susan (age 54) Martha Webster (age 80) and Mary Ester (age 16). Firman is a Hatter born in NJ.

In the 1870 census Plainfield Twp Union Co NJ page 659, Firman (age 63) is recorded with Susan D (age 64) and Mary Parker (age 14). Firman is a Hatter born in NJ.

In the 1880 census North Plainfield, Somerset, New Jersey page 414C, Firman (age 71) is recorded with his wife Ann (age 47), Emma Godown (age 25) and Mary E Godown (age 18). Ann is recorded living with Caleb and Mary in the 1900 census.

child 3 ii. William Wolverton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1834.

child 4 iii. Caroline T Wolverton(5712) was born in New Jersey May 1837. Caroline died 1933 Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 96 years of age. She married Andrew Dewitt Godown about 1859. Andrew was born Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ June 18, 1832. Andrew(5713) was the son of Jacob Godown and Evelyn Ann Coryell. Andrew died February 18, 1908 Sandy Ridge, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 75 years of age. Death certificate has death date of 1908 and cemetery has 1906

Trenton Evening Times Obituary Thursday February 20 1908 Stockton, Feb 20. Dewitt C. Godown, an aged resident of Sandy Ridge, died at his home Tuesday, after a long illness. The funeral will be held from the Sandy Ridge Baptist Church Friday and the services will be conducted by the Rev. Stewart Smith, pastor of the church. Internment will be made in the adjoining cemetery. C.W. Green having charge of the arrangements. The deceased man was 75 years old and was a son of the late Jacob Godown. He was born and raised in Delaware Township and excepting several years in Newark, had always lived in this community. He was a carpenter by trade, but owing to ill health, had lived retired for a long time. Mr. Godown was seventy five years old and besides a widow, he is survived by two brothers, Alexander and Johnson Godown, both of Lambertville. (See Andrew Dewitt Godown for the continuation of this line.) In the 1910 census Deleware Twp, Hunterdon Co page 76B, Carolyne T Godown (age 71) is living with Emelia A Voorhees (age 59) her sister. She has had 1 child that is no longer living. Emelia has had 1 child that is living. She is renting the house.

In the 1930 census Deleware Twp, Hunterdon Co page 76B, Caroline T Godown (age 92) is living with Emma A Voorhees (age 79) her sister. Both are noted as widowed and born in New Jersey.

child 5 iv. Elizabeth Wolverton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 7, 1842. Elizabeth died June 11, 1860 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 18 years of age. Buried in Sandy Ridge Cemetery Delaware Twp, Hunterdon County, NJ

child 6 v. Job Wolverton was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1843. Job died August 25, 1891 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 48 years of age. Buried in Sandy Ridge Cemetery Delaware Twp, Hunterdon County, NJ

child 7 vi. Emma A Wolverton was born Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1850.

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