LAIR Family

First Generation

1. Philip1 Lair was born in New Jersey 1798.

He married Mary unknown. Mary was born in New Jersey 1799. In the 1830 census Kingwood Hunterdon NJ page 382, Phillip Lear is recorded with 4 males and 3 females

In the 1840 census Kingwood Hunterdon NJ page 275, Phillip Lair is recorded with 6 males and 6 females

In the 1850 census Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 140, Philip (age 51) is recorded with Mary (age 50), Amy (age 26), William (age 19), Lucy (age 15), Jonathan (age 13), Jane (age 11), Sarah (age 9), Elmira (age 7), Harriett (age 5), and John (age 3). Philip is a laborer and all births are NJ.

Philip Lair and Mary unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Amy2 Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 17, 1823. Amy died May 19, 1904 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 81 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown cemetery She married Lewis B Apgar Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, November 1, 1865.

Lewis was born in Bethlehem Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1820. Lewis died July 31, 1884 Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 64 years of age. i0 In the 1850 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 159, Lewis (age 30) is recorded with Jane (age 30), John (age 6), Isabella (age 4) Henry Rodenbock (age 26) and Mary Lennard (age 14). Lewis is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1860 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 757, Lewis (age 40) is recorded with John (age 16), Isabella (age 14), Mary (age 9), Henry Rodenbock (age 36) and Susan Pinkerton (age 44). Lewis is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1870 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 1, Lewis (age 50) is recorded with Amy (age 47), John (age 25), Elizabeth M (age 18), Henry Rodenbock (age 40) and Susan Pinkerton (age 55). Lewis is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1880 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 203, Lewis (age 60), is recorded with his wife Anna (age 56), daughter Lizzie Plum (age 28), GDau Josie Plum (age 4), John Apgar (age 30) and DauL Catharine Apgar (age 31). Lewis is a farmer and all births are NJ.

child 3 ii. William Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1830.

child 4 iii. Lucinda Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1834. Lucy died 1923 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 89 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married William Buffer.

William was born 1838. (Additional notes for William Buffer(3070)) William died 1911 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 73 years of age. Buried in Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ (See William Buffer for the continuation of this line.)

child 5 iv. Jonathan Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1836.

child 6 v. Jane Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1838.

child 7 vi. Sarah Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1840.

child 8 vii. Elmira Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1842.

child 9 viii. Harriett Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1844.

child 10 ix. John Lair was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1846. John died November 2, 1874 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 28 years of age. Was run over by a few railroad cars as he was uncoupling them.

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