The Lequear Family in Hunterdon County is a very old one. I have written about them in The Old Lequear Farm, with a focus on the Amwell branch of the family, headed by Gerrardus Lequear. In the future, I hope to write more about the Kingwood branch, headed by Thomas Lequear and Elizabeth Bray.

Please note that I list the children of daughters, but not their grandchildren, who belong in their fathers’ family trees.

First Generation:

(1) Jan John Lequear (c.1666 – c.1735) & Hannah Close (1672 – 1768)

Second Generation:

|     (2.1) Thomas Lequear (c.1705 – 1797) & Elizabeth Bray (c.1726 – 1814), d/o Rev. John Bray
|     (2.2) Gerrardus Lequear (c.1710 – 1755) & Anne Anetje Cortelyou (c.1712 – 1800)

Third Generation:

|     (2.1) Thomas Lequear & Elizabeth Bray
|     |     (3.1) Elizabeth Lequear (c.1748 – c.1825) & Taylor (c.1745 – bef. 1797)
|     |     (3.2) Rachel Lequear (c.1750 – bef. 1796) & John Pinkerton (c.1745 – )
|     |     (3.3) Hannah Lequear (c.1755 – )
|     |     (3.4) Thomas Lequear (1762 – 1846)
|     |     |      m. 1) Mary Cronce (1759 – 1819)
|     |     |      m. 2) Sarah L. Hartpence (1775 – 1836), no children

|     (2.2) Gerrardus Lequear & Anne Anetje Cortelyou
|     |     (3.1) Mary Lequear (c.1735 – 1821)
|     |     |      m. 1) __ Young (c.1735 – ), possibly a son of Peter Young
|     |     |      m. 2) Christopher Fisher (c.1735 – 1787), s/o Johannes Fisher and Anna Maria Young
|     |     (3.2) Hannah Johanna Lequear (1737 – 1825) & George Trout (1729 – 1809)
|     |     (3.3) John Lequear (1744 – 1828), unmarried (see The Old Lequear Farm)
|     |     (3.4) Joseph Lequear (1754 – 1804), unmarried

Fourth Generation:

|     (2.1) Thomas Lequear & Elizabeth Bray
|     |     (3.1) Elizabeth Lequear & __ Taylor
|     |     |     (4) Daniel Taylor
|     |     |     (4) Elizabeth Taylor &
|     |     |     |    m. 1) ___ Gray
|     |     |     |    m. 2) Rittenhouse
|     |     |     (4) Mary Taylor ( – 1830) & ___ Smith

|     |     (3.2) Rachel Lequear & John Pinkerton
|     |     |     (4) Sarah Pinkerton (c.1771 – 1812)
|     |     |     (4) Thomas Pinkerton (c.1772 – 1801)
|     |     |     (4) John Pinkerton (c.1774 – )
|     |     |     (4) David Lequear Pinkerton (1775 – 1851) & Rebecca A. Rockafellar (1781 – 1862)
|     |     |     (4) Henry Pinkerton (c.1777 – )
|     |     |     (4) Elizabeth Pinkerton (c.1779 – )

|     |     (3.3) Thomas Lequear & 1) Mary Cronce
|     |     |     (4.1) Anna Lequear (1786 – 1846) & Daniel Brink (1785 – 1862)
|     |     |     (4.2) John Lequear (1789 – 1836) & Elizabeth Waterhouse (1795 – 1863)
|     |     |     (4.3) Sarah Lequear (1788 – 1867) & Aaron Brink (1785 – 1862)
|     |     |     (4.4) Rebecca Lequear (c.1794 – 1847) & Amos Bonham (1789 – 1830)
|     |     |     (4.5) Elizabeth Lequear (1801 – 1859) & Hon. Richard Barcroft (1798 – 1833)
|     |     |     (4.6) Clarissa Lequear (1803 – 1878) & John Hartpence (1802 – 1883)

|     (2.2) Gerrardus Lequear & Anne Anetje Cortelyou
|     |     (3.1) Mary Lequear & 1) __ Young
|     |     |     (4) Joseph Young (c.1755 – )
|     |     |     (4) Anne Young (c.1758 – ) & __ Case (c.1755 – )
|     |     |     (4) Elizabeth Young (c.1760 – ) & __ Case (c.1760 – )
|     |     |     (4) Mary Young

|     |     (3.1) Mary Lequear & 2) Christopher Fisher
|     |     |     (4) Elizabeth Fisher (1758 – ) & Daniel Griggs (c.1760 – )
|     |     |     (4) Mary Fisher (c.1760 – ) & John Hortman (c.1755 – 1820)
|     |     |     (4) Anne Fisher (1764 – 1856) & William Case (1760 – 1853)

|     |     (3.2) Hannah Johanna Lequear & George Trout (See the Trout Family Tree)
|     |     |     (4) Anna Trout (1758 – 1812) & Martin Johnson (1754 – 1828)
|     |     |     (4) Sarah Trout (1761 – 1854) & Samuel Hill (c.1745 – 1824)
|     |     |     (4) Mary Trout (1763 – 1841) & William W. Schenck (1764 – 1833)
|     |     |     (4) Catharine Trout (1766 – 1845) & John Huffman (c.1765 – 1843)
|     |     |     (4) Rebecca Trout (1768 – 1857) & Jacob P. Young (1768 – 1835)
|     |     |     (4) Hannah Trout (1771 – 1865) & John Moore (c.1775 – 1847)
|     |     |     (4) George Trout Jr. (1773 – 1843) & Ann Annie Besson (1783 – 1866)
|     |     |     (4) Elizabeth Trout (1775 – after 1812) & David Rockafellar Esq. (1759 – 1833)
|     |     |     (4) Rachel Trout (1777 – 1866) & John Besson Jr. (1773 – 1838)
|     |     |     (4) John Trout (1779 – 1808) & Ann Annie Besson (1783 – 1866)
|     |     |     (4) Lucretia Trout (1781 – 1839) & Peter Prall (1777 – 1848)

Fifth Generation:

|     (2.1) Thomas Lequear & Elizabeth Bray
|     |     (3.3) Thomas Lequear & 1) Mary Cronce
|     |     |     (4.1) Anna Lequear & Daniel Brink
|     |     |     |     (5) Ann Nancy Brink (c.1810 – )
|     |     |     |     (5) John L. Brink (c.1813 – 1873) & Amy Rittenhouse (1816 – 1892)
|     |     |     |     (5) Bateman Brink (c.1815 – 1865) & Rachel Horner (c.1820 – )
|     |     |     |     (5) Amelia Brink (c.1820 – )

|     |     |     (4.2) John Lequear & Elizabeth Waterhouse
|     |     |     |     (5.1) Thomas B. Lequear (1819 – 1896) & Mary Barcroft (1820 – 1882)
|     |     |     |     (5.2) Sarah Lequear (1817 – 1871) & Mahlon Emmons (1815 – 1893)
|     |     |     |     (5.3) John Waterhouse Lequear (1823 – 1905)
|     |     |     |     |      m. 1) Elizabeth Armitage (1821 – 1862)
|     |     |     |     |      m. 2) Catharine Jane Rittenhouse (1838 – 1912)
|     |     |     |     (5.4) William Lequear (c.1825 – 1863)
|     |     |     |     (5.5) Mary Lequear (1826 – 1894) & Henry H. Fisher (1828 – 1911)

|     |     |     (4.3) Sarah Lequear & Aaron Brink
|     |     |     |     (5) Elisha Brink (c.1816 – )
|     |     |     |     (5) Charlotte Brink (c.1819 – 1862)
|     |     |     |     (5) Israel Brink (c.1826 – )

|     |     |     (4.4) Rebecca Lequear & Amos Bonham
|     |     |     |     (5) William Bonham (1818 – 1859) & Elizabeth Bonham (1828 – 1861)

|     |     |     (4.5) Elizabeth Lequear & Hon. Richard Barcroft
|     |     |     |     (5) Mary Barcroft (1820 – 1882) & Thomas B. Lequear (1819 – 1896)
|     |     |     |     (5) Stacy B. Barcroft (1822 – 1863)
|     |     |     |     (5) Fannie Barcroft (1826 – 1886) & Ezekiel Everitt Bonham (1827 – 1904)
|     |     |     |     (5) John B. Barcroft (1827 – 1859) & Harriet Rose Hoffman (1837 – )
|     |     |     |     (5) Thomas Lequear Barcroft (1831 – 1882)
|     |     |     |     |      m. 1) Mary Jane Bonham (1836 – 1862)
|     |     |     |     |      m. 2) Livera Snyder (1843 – )
|     |     |     |     (5) Martha J. Barcroft (1834 – 1916) & Stacy B. Huffman (1828 – 1904)

|     |     |     (4.6) Clarissa Lequear & John Hartpence
|     |     |     |     (5) William C. Hartpence (c.1824 – 1894) & Lucy R. Stewart (1839 – 1925)
|     |     |     |     (5) Samuel Hartpence (1826 – 1903) & Rachel M. Cullen (1826 – 1915)
|     |     |     |     (5) Enoch Hartpence Jr. (c.1831 – 1877) & Lucy R. Stewart (1839 – 1925)
|     |     |     |     (5) Sarah Ann Hartpence (1834 – 1911) & Daniel B. Burd (1831 – 1871)
|     |     |     |     (5) John L. Hartpence (1836 – 1922) & Elizabeth Reading (1840 – 1875)
|     |     |     |     (5) Rebecca E. Hartpence (c.1841 – after 1895) & Wilson H. Swallow (c.1850 – after 1930)
|     |     |     |     (5) Lambert H. Hartpence (c.1842 – ) & Amy (c.1840 – )

Sixth Generation:

|     (2.1) Thomas Lequear & Elizabeth Bray
|     |     (3.3) Thomas Lequear & 1) Mary Cronce
|     |     |     (4.2) John Lequear & Elizabeth Waterhouse
|     |     |     |     (5.1) Thomas B. Lequear & Mary Barcroft
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Elizabeth Lequear (1845 – 1909)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Caroline Lequear (1847 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) John Barcroft Lequear (1851 – 1902) & Ella Stover (c.1855 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Martha H. Lequear (1855 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Stacy B. Lequear (1858 – 1863)

|     |     |     |     (5.2) Sarah Lequear & Mahlon Emmons
|     |     |     |     |     (6) John Lequear Emmons (1845 – 1925) & Sarah Houseworth (1845 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Mary Jane Emmons (c.1847 – 1908) & James Kerr (~1845 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Ida Emmons (1859 – 1886)

|     |     |     |     (5.3) John Waterhouse Lequear & 1) Elizabeth Armitage
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Thomas Lequear (c.1850 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Mary Lequear (1851 – 1916) & Peter G. Case (1845 – 1928)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) William Lequear (1853 – 1914) & Mary Pickel (c.1855 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) George Huffman Lequear (1854 – 1926) & Rachel Brink (1858 – 1927)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Catharine H. Lequear (1856 – 1930)

|     |     |     |     (5.3) John Waterhouse Lequear & 2) Catharine Jane Rittenhouse
|     |     |     |     |     (6) John B. Lequear (1864 – 1896)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Thomas Lequear (c.1865 – 1896) & Anna Belle Rittenhouse (c.1865 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Elizabeth Lequear (1867 – 1872)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) John H. Lequear (1871 – 1945) & Mary E. Wyckoff (1870 – 1945)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Walter Lequear (1873 – 1950)
|     |     |     |     |     |    m. 1) Minnie Kugler (c.1872 – 1898)
|     |     |     |     |     |    m. 2) Jennie Gibbs (c.1874 – )
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Chester Lequear (1876 – 1954) & May Delle Smith (1878 – 1951)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Margaret Lequear (1880 – 1942) & Edward Dilts (1883 – 1968)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Harriet B. Lequear (1883 – after 1954) & Albert G. Hann (c.1880 – )

|     |     |     |     (5.5) Mary Lequear & Henry H. Fisher
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Sarah Jane Fisher (1853 – 1938) & Elias T. Bartles (1848 – 1936)
|     |     |     |     |     (6) Mary Ellen Fisher (1858 – 1934) & David F. Teets (1852 – 1923)