HAGAMAN Family

First Generation

1. Hiram1 Hagaman(1994) was born in New Jersey April 1832.

He married Melinda Gibson 1852. Melinda was born in New Jersey September 1826. (Additional notes for Melinda Gibson(1995)) In the 1880 census Alexandria, Hunterdon, New Jersey 204A, Hiram (age 47) is living with his wife Malinda (age 52) and their children William (age 26), Laura (age 23) Bertha (age 20), Stewart (age 11) and Estella (age 30) and his brother George (age 30).

In the 1895 NJ census page 49, Hiram, Marlinda, and Son whose name looks like the abreviation for William and middle initial on F, are living in Bethlehem Twp, Hunterdon Co. Ages are Hiram over 60, Melinda over 60 and William? between 20 and 60. They are living right next door to their daughter Estella.

In the 1900 census Bethlehem Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ [age 22A) Hiram (age 67) is living with his wife Marlinda (age 73) and son William (age 46). They have been married 47 years and have had 7 children with 5 living at the time of the census. Hiram has the occupation of day laborer and owns his home with no mortgage.

Hiram Hagaman and Melinda Gibson had the following children:

child 2 i. William F2 Hagaman was born in New Jersey October 1853.

child 3 ii. Laura Hagaman was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1856.

child 4 iii. Bertha Hagaman was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1859.

child 5 iv. Samuel Hagaman was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 18, 1861.

child 6 v. Stewart Hagaman was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1868.

child 7 vi. Estella Pearl Hagaman was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ June 9, 1871. Estella died June 24, 1939 Hickory Corner, Hunterdon, NJ, at 68 years of age. died at St. Francis hospital in Trenton N.J. Buried in the Robins Family Cemetery on the Robins Farm now know as "Kings Road Winery". She married James Oliver Godown in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, September 28, 1889.

Oliver was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 6, 1858. His gravestone has his birth as 1876. I have used his birth date from the census records that indicate he was born Jan 1858. Oliver(1996) was the son of Jacob C Godown and Caroline Louisa Chapman.

Oliver died May 23, 1933 Hickory Corner, Hunterdon, NJ, at 75 years of age. Buried in the Robins Family Cemetery on the Robins Farm now know as "Kings Road Winery" with his wife Estella. (See James Oliver Godown for the continuation of this line.) In the 1900 census page 22a, Estella and James are listed but without the indicated 1 living child which would have been William who would have been 9 at the time.

Her later years were spent at the Old Fellow's Home in Trenton, N.J.

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