"...Lower Smithfield, on the Delaware, above the present village of Stroudsburg, had but a few clearings opened in 1751, occupied by Charles Broadhead, Samuel Dupue, John McMichael, John Carmeckle, John Anderson, James Tidd, JOB BAKEHORN, and Henry Dysert." [HISTORY OF THE LACKAWANNA VALLEY, by H. Hollister, M.D. 1869.NEW YORK
That this refers to Job Bacorn, Sr. is suggested by the reference to Job Bacorn, Jr. cited below.Seeking additional facts to verify relationships and fill in biographies for the following individuals.
1.Joseph "Bacor" [Bacorn?] "born in Trentown" and "dwelling in Lower Smithfield" married Sara McCarty on July 31, 1753 [Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records]
2.Jeremias Bacorn "born at Philipsburrough and dwelling in Lower Smithfield" married Margriet Middagh on August 5, 1753[Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records]
3.Job Bacorn, Jr. [with John McMichael, Henry Dysert, James Tidd] signed a deposition on December 12, 1755 regarding an Indian attack at Charles Broadhead's home. [History of Northampton, Lehigh, Monroe, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties; Monroe County, PA Section,by I. Daniel Rupp, Harrisbury 1845]
4.Job (Jr.) married Rhoda Wheeler (d/o David Wheeler and Charity Lindsley) on December 10, 1760 at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown, NJ ["The Record" I:4, Apr 1880, p. 30]
5. Job Bakhorn (and John Bakhorn), granted 490 acres on Micks Run, a drain of Patterson's Creek, Hardy Co VA (now WV)on 17 September 1789 [Virginia Land Grants: Northern Neck, pp274-275;Original and Northern Neck Surveys 1, p325]
6.Dennis Bacorn, drowned at the Little Falls, May 16, 1791, aged 48.1.11 ["Gravestone Recs from the Caldwell Pres Ch Yard, Essex Co," GMNJ, v2, p14]
Who is the wife of Job Bacorn, Sr.?Are Joseph, Jeremias, Job Jr., John, and Dennis brothers?When did Job Sr. move to Lower Smithfield?From where?