HOLCOMBE, JOHN whose descendants migrated to PA and NJ,

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  • ID: I765
  • Name: Emma FISHER
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: SEP 9 1839 in W Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ 1
  • Death: FEB 3 1884 in at home, Hopewell, Mercer Co NJ 2
  • Burial: 1st Bapt Ch Cem, Hopewell, Mercer Co, NJ 3
  • Reference Number: B-4-2-4-4-5-6
  • Note:
    Several renditions of their marriage records all have Dec 1861 in NJ. Some have it as 19 Dec in Hopewell, NJ and one has it 17 Dec at West Amwell Twp, Hunterdon, NJ. In the latter case his age is 33 and his parents William Golden and Catharing, and
    her parents as Caleb F Fisher and Rebecca Ann.
  • Note: In 1870 John 46 and Emma 30 are listed with Kate 7 and William 1, with real estate valued at $9,100, and his sister Esther 38 with them (GOLDEN JOHN 46 M W NJ NJ MERCER HOPEWELL TWP 1870; Series: M593 Roll: 871 Page: 171).
  • Note:
    John N Golden 55 and his wife Emma 41 are listed in the 1880 Census with daughter Catharine 17 and son William F 11, and his sister Ester 68 [Ester was 38 in the 1870 census] (GOLDEN EMMA 41 W NJ NJ MERCER HOPEWELL TWP N-DIST 1880; Series: T9
    Roll: 788 Page: 53).
  • Note:
    Emma Golden is listed as having died on 03 Feb 1883 in the New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988, which is contrary to other records giving the year as 1884, which is followed in this compilation ("New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988," index,
    FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FZHJ-FXD))
  • Note:
    The Hunterdon Democrat, February 12, 1884, Forty-Sixth Volume, No. 26:
    Mrs John N Golden, a daughter of Mr C Farlee Fisher, of Ringoes, died at her home in Hopewell, Mercer County, on Sunday evening, 3d inst. Her age was about 45 years. She outlived her only daughter, Katie, just one year.




    Father: Caleb Farley FISHER b: MAY 6 1809 in W Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ
    Mother: Rebecca Ann HOLCOMBE b: SEP 7 1810 in New Jersey

    Marriage 1 John N. GOLDEN b: DEC 12 1824 in New Jersey
    • Married: DEC 19 1861 in Hopewell Twp, Mercer, New Jersey 4
    Children
    1. Has No Children Katherine "Katie" S. GOLDEN b: SEP 25 1862 in New Jersey
    2. Has Children William F. GOLDEN b: MAY 1869 in New Jersey

    Sources:
    1. Originally given as Sep 19, her headstone recites Sep 9th, which is followed.
    2. The Hunterdon County Democrat, February 12, 1884, Forty-Sixth Volume, No. 26
      transcription online, http://www.njsuttonfamily.org/Newspaper/paperhistory.htm
      Mrs. John N. Golden, a daughter of Mr. C. Farlee Fisher ...died at her home ..
    3. www.findagrave.com, First Baptist Church Cemetery, Hopewell, Mercer Co, NJ
      Emma Fisher Golden Sep 9 1839 - Feb 3 1884 FAG 53677393
      John N Golden Dec 12 1824 - Nov 20 1887 FAG 53677392
    4. New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985 Ind Proj M50924-2 Film No 584570
      John Golden __ and Emma Fisher 23 on 19 Dec 1861 at Hopewell, Mercer, NJ
      Fathers: groom William Golden; bride Caleb Fisher [prev date 17 Dec 1861]
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