HOLCOMBE, JOHN whose descendants migrated to PA and NJ,

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  • ID: I755
  • Name: Margaret C. FAUSS
  • Name: Hettie C. RETTIE
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1854 in New Jersey
  • Death: 1938
  • Burial: Sand Brook Cem, Sand Brook, NJ 1
  • Note: Margaret probably was the Margaret age 15 living a short distance from her future husband in the family of Charles and Mary Ann Moore in 1870 (FAUSS MARGARET 15 F W NJ NJ HUNTERDON DELAWARE TWP 1870; Series: M593 Roll: 869 Page: 138).
  • Note:
    In 1900 Margaret Holcombe b Dec 1854, m for 24 years with 0 of 2 children living, was living with Charles H and Mary A Moore in Delaware Twp and listed as a boarder (1900 MOORE CHARLES W [film is H] 61 M W NJ NJ HUNTERDON DELAWARE TWP 1900;
    Series: T623 Roll: 980 Page: 80).
  • Note:
    In 1920 Margaret C Holcombe 65 widowed, sister, was living in the home of Edward Fauss 48 (1920 Stockton, Hunterdon, NJ; Roll:
    T625_1053; Page: 5B; Enum Dist: 26; Image: 66). Their parents were both b NJ as were they.
  • Note:
    His parents were likely Samuel & Jemima Fauss based on finding Edward in their household in 1880. On Mar 9 1867 Samuel Fauss married Jemmima Phillips at Delaware Twp, Hunterdon, NJ. His father was George Fauss and likely this is a second marriage for
    Samuel with Margaret's mother, Mary, having died between then and her birth about 1855 (New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FZPT-9GC : accessed 17 April 2012), Samuel Fauss (1867).
  • Note: At www.findagrave.com memorial # 11306690 in the Lower Amwell Graveyard at Sergeantsville Hunterdon County, New Jersey is the burial of Mary, wife of Samuel Fauss died Nov 12th 1859 aged 31 years 4 mos 25 days.



    Father: Samuel FAUSS b: 1826 in New Jersey
    Mother: Mary CASE b: JUL 18 1828 in New Jersey

    Marriage 1 George W. HOLCOMBE b: DEC 24 1845 in New Jersey
    • Married: JUN 10 1876 in by Rev. J. P. Moore 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children George Nelson HOLCOMBE b: SEP 18 1878
    2. Has No Children Hartwell HOLCOMBE b: DEC 10 1880 in Delaware Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ

    Sources:
    1. SandBrook Historical Assc, Sand Brook Cemetery, Sand Brook NJ
      http://www.sandbrook.org/
      Holcomb, Margaret C., 1854 - 1938, wife of George W.
    2. The Hunterdon Co Democrat, June 20, 1876, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 39, Whole No. 1968
      transcription online, http://www.njsuttonfamily.org/Newspaper/paperhistory.htm
      Gives name of minister, confirms date; different given name for wife of Rettie
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