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Rev Timothy Johnes, Sr
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Birth: May 24, 1717
Southampton
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1794

He aided General Washington in preventing smallpox from spreading among the people in Morristown. His church was used for a hospital during the smallpox epidemic in 1776.

Contributed by Dan Silva. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Keziah Ludlow Johnes (____ - 1794)*
 
 Children:
  Phebe Johnes (____ - 1753)*
  Anne Johnes Lewis (1751 - 1826)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of the Rev. Timothy Johnes, D.D. who served from 1742-1794 as the first pastor of the Presbyterian Church which was the earliest church organization in Morristown. The original stone which was removed in 1876 bears this inscription "as a Christian few ever discover more piety as a minister, few labored longer more zealously or successfully than did this minister of Jesus Christ. Donor Elizabeth N. Little, great, great, grandaughter.
 
Note: Rev. Johnes was reinterred in 1876 to the Evergreen Cemetery also located in Morristown. This stone was created to memorialize his time as pastor of this church.
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Morristown
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Tim Taylor
Originally Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Nov 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12246817
Rev Timothy Johnes, Sr
Added by: Rich H.
 
 
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 Added: Jan. 16, 2015
 
 
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