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Re: George Hubbard /Abigail Vanderhoof 1830 in New Jersey
Posted by: Wbh (ID *****1115) Date: May 23, 2012 at 09:48:48
In Reply to: George Hubbard /Abigail Vanderhoof 1830 in New Jersey by Joyce Willson of 6112

A book called Rockaway Records of Morris County states that George was the son of "Andrew Hubbard, who came with his wife and two children from Germany and settled near Hibernia previous to the Revolution. He was a smelter by trade. There is a tradition that the soldiers came and
blindfolded him, took him away where he worked six monthsin a cave, molding bullets for the army. His family was well cared for, but he was not allowed to communicate with them, at the end of six months he was brought home,
blindfolded, and well paid for his services, Where was the cave in the mountains?

He had nine children, the following are only recorded : George, married Abigail VanDerhoof, of Montville, N.
J., Mar. 15, 1810, was a forgeman, and lived between Kitchel's and Beach Glen, removed later to Whippany, N.
J., and died there. Elizabeth, married Andrew Hiler ; Catharine, married William Sherman, lived at Milburn, N. J. ; Rosy, married Anthony Zeek, lived at Hibernia ; Mary, born 1777, married David Powers, Esq., of Rockaway, died Nov. 1819. He was born 1770, died Dec. 4, 1840. Both buried at Rockaway."
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