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From: "Robert Smith" <>
Subject: [NJSUSSEX] Revolutionary War Pension Applications - EDSALL
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 20:51:37 -0400


James EDSALL m. Mary SIMPSON, 28 Feb 1779, at her mother's by Baptist minister. Brothers, Henry SIMPSON, William SIMPSON, and Joseph SIMPSON. Soldier born at Vernon, Sussex Co., NJ; died 3 Feb 1840. Letter dated 1832, states Sarah EDSALL married Benjamin Hamilton. Widow's application #920.
Family Bible:
James EDSALL born 3 May 1755
Mary EDSALL born 7 Feb 1761
James and Mary his wife married 28 Feb 1779
Sarah EDSALL born 26 Jan 1780
James EDSALL born 24 Aug 1783
Henry EDSALL born 4 Feb 1786
Joseph EDSALL born 29 Mar 1789
William EDSALL born 4 July 1791
Richard EDSALL born 4 Oct 1796
George EDSALL born 10 April 1798
Jefferson EDSALL born 10 May 1801

Richard EDSALL m. Jemima SEELEY, 3 Sep 1780; resided in Vernon, Sussex Co., NJ. Soldier died 10 May 1823; widow, 1 Jan 1843. Catherine Lawrence MCMURRY, born 3 Aug 1809, Sussex Co., NJ, resided in St. Louis, MO, dau. of William DEKAY and wife, Rachel EDSALL, who died 25 Oct 1886. Widows application # 7074

Family Record:
Richard EDSALL born 17 Dec 1750
Jemima EDSALL born 28 Jan 1762
Seeley EDSALL born 29 Aug 1781
Joseph EDSALL born 12 July 1783
Eliza EDSALL born 27 Mar 1785
Rachel EDSALL born 8 July 1787
Richard EDSALL born 21 Feb 1790
Nathaniel EDSALL born 21 Feb 1792
Madison EDSALL born 27 Dec 1793
Almeda EDSALL born 19 Sep 1795
Sarah EDSALL born 16 April 1799
Susan A. EDSALL born 19 Sep 1801
Ann VANDEGRIFF born 13 Sep 1813
Harriet Elizabeth GALE born 26 Jan 1835

Best, Robert Smith Port Murray, NJ


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