Re: 1872 SUSSEX COUNTY,NJ DIRECTORY
1 Robert Stackhouse b 1692 Bucks Co, Middletown,Pa d 1788 Columbia Co,Pa m Margaret Stone, son-
2.Joseph Stackhouse b 1726 d ColumbiaCo, Pa. lived in HunterSettlement,Northampton Co, MtBethel,Pa. m Providence Henshaw d 1759 m (2) Ann, known sons of Joseph Stackhouse and P Henshaw-
3.Joseph Jr m Sarah Greene removedto Canada.
3.Robert m Catherine Mungerremoved to Canada.
Men who joined the British Army-
Loyalist charged with treason and granted land in Canada. From Northampton Co, Mt Bethel,Pa- Robert and John Stackhouse.
Hunter Settlement in Mt Bethel-
The Hunter Settlement was started about 1730 and was an Irish-Scottish settlement.
Fort Hyndshaw Overlooked Bushkill Creek, Northampton Co, now Monroe Co,Pa, 1756-57-
Fort Hyndshaw was the most easterly of the line of frontier forts planned by Ben Franklin in 1756. It overlooked Bushkill Creek in Upper Smithfield Twp just 1/4 mile from the Delaware River (this would be the township above Mt Bethel). James Hyndshaw was an "assistant" to John Van Etten who was the commissioned Captain. Hyndshaw married Maria Dupui, grandaughter of Nicholas Dupui in 1746. They mainly fought the Indians.
History of Warren Co, NJ,by Snell-
Greenwich Twp, Early Settlements
James Hyndshaw/Hyndshau was of Scotch descent. He served in the war of the Revolution, was taken prisoner, and nearly suffered death from starvation, the shock of which permanently injured him. At the close of the conflict he came to Greenwich and purchased 400 acres of land. Died in 1819.
1850 Sussex Co, NJ Census, Stackhouse-
Wantage - Amos
Newton- Edward, Fracis A, Samuel,Sarah
Greenwich- Henrietta, Jonathan, Joseph
Franklin-James, Milford, Victoria
Montaque- John M
Byram- Thomas, Wm, Wm H
1850 Warren Co, Hope, NJ Census-
582-605 Stackhouse, Jonathan 45 (Farmer)
Swayze,Martin Jr 26
479-499 Stackhouse, James43
Mary Ann 20
Swayze Family Burial Ground, Rt 519, Hope NJ-
Swayze Martin d 12 Sept 1868 wf Eliz R Stackhouse b 22 Nov 1828 d 14 Oct 1916.
Stackhouse Martha E (1837-1896) wf/o Samuel B Stout.
Swayze's and the NJ Stout's were both of English descent
Also note that there were known Tories in both Sussex Co, Newton and Warren Co, Hope,NJ.
Two other sons of Robert Stackhouse and Margaret Stone who also lived at Hunter Settlement-
1.Benjamin b abt 1737 d 1776, m Elinor Price. They had one son James. This family removed to the Columbia Co,Pa area.Benjamin was known to have housed Tories before they fled to Canada while he lived in Mt Bethel,Pa.
2. Thomas b abt 1725 d Columbia Co, Pa m Martha sons James and Thomas Jr.James has one known son John who lived and died in Plainfield Twp, Pa later some of his known family removed to Monroe Co,Pa later families moved to Iowa. Thomas Jr's family moved into the Columbia Co,Pa area.