Hi Margaret, this is not my family, just did some looking for you.On the 1850 census, the family below are only one family away from Martin's family.I assumed that William was Hannah's brother and Joseph was her father.It shows NH not NJ though. City, UT
ancestry.com,Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 Name: Martin Bost Spouse: Hannah J. Knowles Date: 16 Jun 1846 County: Montgomery State: Illinois Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT Microfilm: 1315683
Home in 1850: Southwest, Montgomery, Illinois Name: William Rnolls [William Knowles] Age: 25 Birth Year: abt 1825 Birthplace: New Hampshire Gender: Male Family Number: 905 Household Members: Name Age William Rnolls 25 Sally Rnolls 22 Joseph Rnolls 0 Joseph Rnolls 67 Martha Smith 20
ID: I76 Name: Joseph KNOWLES Sex: M Birth: Apr 01 1784 in Northfield, New Hampshire Death: Feb 15 1860 in Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL Father: Joseph KNOWLES b: Jun 1758 in Chester, NH Mother: Sarah LOCKE b: Dec 13 1761 in Chester, NH Marriage 1 Hannah HAINES b: Jun 28 1786 in Northfield, NH Children Direxia Haines KNOWLES b: Aug 06 1800 in Northfield, N.H.