|Rev Timothy Johnes, Sr|
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|Birth: ||May 24, 1717|
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.
Elizabeth Sayre Johnes (____ - 1748)
Keziah Ludlow Johnes (____ - 1794)*
Phebe Johnes (____ - 1753)*
Anne Johnes Lewis (1751 - 1826)*
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.
First Presbyterian Churchyard
New Jersey, USA
Maintained by: Tim Taylor
Originally Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Nov 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12246817
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