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Rev John Rosbrugh

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Rev John Rosbrugh Veteran

Birth
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Death
2 Jan 1777 (aged 62–63)
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Burial
Great Meadows, Warren County, New Jersey, USA Add to Map
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(This is only a cenotaph. Rev's body is buried in Trenton, NJ where he died).

John's wife #1 Sarah ( nee? ) and (possibly their first child) is buried in the Moravian Cem in Hope, NJ. Sarah's death may have resulted in John's decision to become a minister. He graduated from what is now Princeton NJ in 1761. Licensed as a Presby. Minister in 1763.

John married (1766) wife #2 Jane Ralston, daughter of Mr. James Ralston from Allen Township, Northampton Co. PA. Mr. Ralston built a fort on his farm and is called Fort Ralston. Remains of the fort can still be seen today.

John was pastor of the Presbyterian Churches in Greenwich, Oxford and Mansfield Woodhouse now Washington Warren Co NJ 1784-1789. He served the Allen Township Northampton Co PA 1772-1777.

Rev John and Jane lived in what is now known as E. Allen Twp and had 5 children. When a son moved away, Jane lived with him.

Jane died on March 27, 1809 at age 70 and is buried in the Allen Township Presbyterian Cemetery, which is now E. Allen Twp. (Northampton Co., PA). The cemetery is called Horner's Cemetery, possibly named after the largest family buried there. The abandoned cemetery is now restored and [email protected]
(This is only a cenotaph. Rev's body is buried in Trenton, NJ where he died).

John's wife #1 Sarah ( nee? ) and (possibly their first child) is buried in the Moravian Cem in Hope, NJ. Sarah's death may have resulted in John's decision to become a minister. He graduated from what is now Princeton NJ in 1761. Licensed as a Presby. Minister in 1763.

John married (1766) wife #2 Jane Ralston, daughter of Mr. James Ralston from Allen Township, Northampton Co. PA. Mr. Ralston built a fort on his farm and is called Fort Ralston. Remains of the fort can still be seen today.

John was pastor of the Presbyterian Churches in Greenwich, Oxford and Mansfield Woodhouse now Washington Warren Co NJ 1784-1789. He served the Allen Township Northampton Co PA 1772-1777.

Rev John and Jane lived in what is now known as E. Allen Twp and had 5 children. When a son moved away, Jane lived with him.

Jane died on March 27, 1809 at age 70 and is buried in the Allen Township Presbyterian Cemetery, which is now E. Allen Twp. (Northampton Co., PA). The cemetery is called Horner's Cemetery, possibly named after the largest family buried there. The abandoned cemetery is now restored and [email protected]


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