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From: "Trisha Fitz Randolph" <>
Subject: Re: [FR] Nathaniel F-R b 1703
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 15:20:54 -0500
References: <20060127135635.31317.qmail@web53909.mail.yahoo.com>


According to Nathaniel FitzRandolph's "Book of records" it states that "The
said Nathaniel FitzRandolph departed this life on September 16,1757 on a
Friday "



Trisha FitzRandolph
Founder
FitzRandolph Historical Society (NJ, NY, PA)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~njfrghs/home


----- Original Message -----
From: "John Rhymes" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 8:56 AM
Subject: Re: [FR] Nathaniel F-R b 1703


> You're right Jan, that would have been a good trick.
> But nobody seems to know just when Nathaniel died.
> That date of 1746 is when his father Benjamin died,
> not Nathaniel.
>
> I checked several of the websites listed on our home
> page but couldn't find a death date for Nathaniel.
> Perhaps Princeton has some record of him.
>
> All of the accounts are much the same as Bill Gertz's
> http://www.public.asu.edu/~bgertz/family/d0001/g0000001.html#I2537
>
> Incidentally Jan, neither of your links worked. The
> link for Dr. Mayer's book is
> http://john.rootsweb.com/FitzRandolph/fitz-m2.html
>
> You had omittted the "/FitzRandolph". I can't speak
> for the "MyFamily" link.
>
> On your Roll Call, I see that you list Nathaniel's
> death as 1787. What is the source for that
> information? If you would be willing to complete a
> summary of him, it would be much appreciated. The
> form at /0000-f.html could serve as a useful guide, or
> even an email would be helpful.
>
> Thanks,
> John
> New Orleans
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Sian Williams <> wrote:
>
>> I am looking over some of the materials on the F-R
>> website, comparing
>> them with my own file and have a few queries:
>>
>> http://www.myfamily.com/isapi.dll?
>>
> c=content&htx=view&siteid=Z7MLAE&contentid=ZZZZZUDS&contentclass=HIST
>>
>> Nathaniel F-R Son of Benjamin F-R son of Edward F-R
>> & Elizabeth
>> BLOSSOM (position maybe 1/5 of the page down)
>>
>> The dates listed there are as follows:
>>
>> > vii. NATHANIEL FITZ RANDOLPH, b. 11 Nov 1703,
>> STONEY BROOK, NJ;
>> > d. 1743, PRINCETON, NJ.
>>
>> I have his death as having occurred in 1787.
>>
>> The MAYES book says the following:
>> > http://john.rootsweb.com/fitz-m2.html#0424 (Dr
>> Edward MAYES Book)
>> > Nathanael, born November 11, 1703, married Rebecca
>> Mershone in
>> > 1729, and had fourteen chldren. He gave to
>> Princeton College the
>> > ground on which it now stands, and was one of
>> those who laid the
>> > cornerstone in November, 1755. The most prominent
>> of all the New
>> > Jersey Quakers.
>>
>> Indeed, he couldn't very well have participated in
>> the Cornerstone
>> ceremonies in 1755 if he died in 1743.
>>
>> Comments?
>>
>> Jan Williams, Tribe of Benjamin
>> Lawrenceville (Stoney Brook, Maidenhead, Princeton)
>> NJ
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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