Cheryl, I just returned from a trip to Burinington County NJ.I did find reference to Samuel D. Proud SR of Burlington Co, NJ, will in an Index to New Jersery Wills 1689-1890 The Testators by Ronald Vern Jackson.We were only there for a short period of time and I did not have time to look up the wills.
John Proud and Elizabeth Merriot m. 23 Jul 1774 were parents of the following children: James Proud b. 2 Mar 1775 Samuel Proud b. 3 Sep 1776 Benjamin Proud b. 15 Sep 1778 d. circa 15 Apr 1829 John Proud b. 14 Mar 1780 Abraham Proud b. 22 Mar 1782 Mary Proud b. Feb 1784 Elizabeth Proud b. 4 Apr 1787
Elizabeth Merriot Proud d. 3 Jan 1789
Taken from the CAMDEN COUNTY SURROGAT'S INDEX:1.) Samuel D. Proud; Township of Delaware, Camden County Married Ann C. Proud Ann C. Proud dide June 1866
2.) Samuel D. Proud; Richland, Atlantic County Died August 13, 1921 leaving real and personnel property to his sisters.
These two entries were from the John Haines Collection.The letter found with this page was dated 29 June 1977, at that time John Haynes was living at 134 Apache Trail, Medford Lakes, NJ 08055
From the Burlington County Marriages:
Samuel Proud m. Hannah Davis 5-6-1827
Cheryl, I hope some piece of this information help you with your search.