John Lindley (b. Bet. 1693 - 1694, d. March 09, 1750)
John Lindley (son of John Lindsley and Elizabeth Freeman)661 was born Bet. 1693 - 1694 in Washington, PA661, and died March 09, 1750 in Morristown, Morris, NJ661.He married Sarah Plumb on Abt. 1717 in Morris, NJ661, daughter of John Plum and Hannah Crane. Notes for John Lindley: Note: John Lindsley was one of the first judges of Hunterdon County, serving from March25, 1740, until his death. He was also a Justice of the Peace. He married Sarah Plum, daughter of John and Hannah (Crane) Plum. Hannah was the daughter of Deacon Azariah Crane and grandaughter of Governor Robert Treat. John Plum was one of the emigrants from Branford to Newark along with Francis Lindsley. from Patrick Harrington from James B. Lindsley Birth: ABT 1693 in Newark, Essex Co., NJ 1 10 Death: 9 MAR 1749/50 in Morristown, Morris Co., NJ 1 10 8 9 Will: 5 APR 1750 Morristown, Morris Co., NJ 6 Religion: 1747 First Presbyterian Church, Morristwn, NJ Event: Age at death (Facts Pg) 2 MAR 1749/50 56 years 11 8 Burial: 1750 1st Presbyterian Church Cemetery; Morristown, Morris Co., NJ 12 Note: John Lindsley was one of the first judges of Hunterdon County, serving from March 25, 1740, until his death. He was also a Justice of the Peace. He married Sarah Plum, daughter of John and Hannah (Crane) Plum. Hannah was the daughter of Deacon Azariah Crane and grandaughter of Governor Robert Treat. John Plum was one of the emigrants from Branford to Newark along with Francis Lindsley. Both John and Sarah were Communicants at the settlement of Reverend Johnes for the First Presbyterian Church of Morristown in 1742. They were among the first settlers of this community, and the first of the Lindsleys to live there. _____ In the name of God, Amen. This seventh day of March An:o Dom:i 1749/50 I John Lindsly of Morris Town in the County of Morris and Province of New Jersey, Esq., being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God therefore caling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will & testament, that is to say Principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a decent Christian manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the General resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God and as touching such worldly estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following in the following manner and form. Imprimus I give and bequeath to my eldest and well beloved son, Stephen, & to his heirs and assigns forever, five pounds in cash at eight shillings per oz. which together with what he has already received amount to one hun:d & thirty. (Item) I give and bequeath to my well beloved son, Junia, and to his heirs and assigns forever One hun:d & sixty pound of like lawful money. (Item) I give and bequeath to my beloved son, Caleb, and to his heirs and assigns forever forty pounds like lawful money which with what he has already received amounts to one hundred. (Item) I give and bequeath to my well beloved son, John, and to his heirs and assigns forever One hundred and fifty pounds like lawful money as afores'd. (Item) I give and bequeath to my well beloved son, Levi, one hundred pound to paid to him at the age of twenty one and to his heirs and assigns forever. (Item) I give and bequeath to my well beloved son, Demas., one hun:d pounds to be also paid at the age of twenty one and to his heirs and assigns forever. (Item) I give and bequeath to my well beloved son, Philip, one hun:d pounds to be also paid at the age of twenty one and to his heirs and assigns forever. (Item) I give and bequeath to my well beloved daughter, Phebe, fifty pounds. That is to say it shall be made up to her that sum if not allready paid & pay to her, her heirs & assigns forever. For the accomp see my Docet. (Item) I also give to my well beloved daughter, Hanna, to her heirs and assigns forever fifty three pound to be also made out according to the above mentioned Docet. (Item) Tis my mind and will that Junia and John be accompted as Principles and pay out the aboved mentioned legacies and that my moveable estate be all exposed to sale for that purpose, tho it not be my will that any of the above mentioned legacies be paid till January next ensuing. Tis also my mind and will that if any of my sons should die in their non age and unpossesed that their or his quota so dying shall be equally distributed among the rest of my children equally. Tis also my mind and will and hereby I do impower my two sons Junia and John to see and convey and dispose of my fast estate; that is any houses, lands, etc. if they are led so to do by the legacies they have to pay or otherwise shall think proper or if it be not sold y.t yy. with their heirs and assigns forever being possesed according to quotas above mentioned. (Item) I costitue my brother Dan'l & my son Junia both of Morris Town afores'd my sole Exr's of this my last will and testament and do hereby disallow, revoke, and disannul all and every other and former testaments, wills, legacies, and bequests and executors by me in any ways before named, willed, bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year above written. Signed, sealed & pronounced published and declared by the s'd John Lindsly, Esq., as his last will & testament in the presence of the subscribers. Signed: John Lindsly Witnesses: Caleb Fairchild; Thomas Miller; Tim'o Johnes Be it remembered that on the fifth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and fifty, Caleb Fairchild and Thomas Miller, two of the witnesses personally appeared before me, Uzal Ogdon, duly authorized to prove wills and qualify executors in Morris County and they being duly sworn on the holy Evangelists did depose that they were present and saw John Lindsly the testator within named , sign and seal the within written instrument and heard him publish, pronounce, and declare the same to be his last Will and Testament and that at the doing thereof the said Testator was of sound mind and memory to the best of their knowlege and understanding, and at this same time Tim'o Johnes was present and signed as did they each sign as a witness in the Testators presence. Signed: Uzal Ogdon Be it also remembered that at the same time Junia Lindsly and Daniel Lindsly, the executors within named, personally came before me and were sworn to the due execution and performance of the within will and testament according to law. Signed: Uzal Ogdon More About John Lindley: Burial: Unknown, 1st Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris, NJ. More About John Lindley and Sarah Plumb: Marriage: Abt. 1717, Morris, NJ.661 Children of John Lindley and Sarah Plumb are:
+Demas Lindley, b. June 03, 1733, Morristown, Morris, NJ661, d. January 22, 1818, Upper Ten Mile, Washington Co., PA661.