Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
NameWilliam Halsey
Birth23 Mar 1760, Columbia, NJ1
Death21 Feb 1832, Piney Creek, Alleghany, NC1
BurialWilliam Halsey Cemetery, Piney Creek, Alleghany, NC1
FatherWilliam H. Halsey Sr. (~1734-)
MotherJemima Sanford (~1738-)
Misc. Notes
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: William Halsey Cemetery, Alleghany, NC1,1042, William Halsey, New Jersey, Pvt Capt Wm E. Imlay’s 7 Co Revolutionary War, "William Halsey, Jr. born March 23, 1760, at Columbia, New Jersey married Rachel Cobb of Schooley, New Jersey, on November 3, 1780. They were married by Reverend Joseph Gravies at the Presbyterian Church. William enlisted in Washington's Continental Army on May 9, 1778, and joined on June 5, 1778, at Mount Holly, New Jersey. He Served under Captain Emily and was commandeered by General Dayton. His revolutionary service was considerable, fighting the battles of Brandywine, Bunker Hill, Ash Swamp, and Cowpens. He was one of General Washington's personal guards at Morristown, New Jersey. He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index.", https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26852668
!REFERENCE: The Halsey Family Record1043, page 26, William Halsey, 11th generation Halsey starting with Richard Halsey (abt 1425) of Great Gaddesden, England, John Halsey (abt 1480-abt 1550) of Gold Parsonage, England, William Halsey (abt 1500-1546) of Gold Parsonage, England married Alice, William Halsey (abt 1530-1596) of Gold Parsonage, England married Ann, Robert Halsey (abt 1565-1618) of Great Gaddesden, England married Dorothy Downes, Thomas Halsey Sr. (1591/2-1678) of Golden Parsonage, England and Southampton, Long Island, NY married Phoebe Halsey, Thomas Halsey Jr. (1627-1698) of England and Bridgehamp, Long Island, NY married Mary Halsey, Nathaniel Halsey (1675-abt 1746) of Southampton, Long Island, NY married Anna Standborough, Recompense Halsey (1700-abt 1771) of Scotch Plains, NJ married Hannah Jaggers, William Halsey (abt 1723-?)
!REFERENCE: OneWorldTree68, William Halsey
!REFERENCE: Branches of the Halsey Family821, William Halsey, Jr.
!REFERENCE: Halsey Genealogy, page 323, father William Halsey, grandparents Recompense Halsey and Hanna, great-grandparents Nathaniel Halsey and Anna Stansborough, great-great-grandparents Thomas Halsey and Mary, and great-great-great grandparents Thomas Halsey and Phoebe
!REFERENCE: Halsey Genealogy since 1395 A.D.1044, page 39
!REFERENCE: 11-May-2004 email from Mark Carey to Don Braffitt1048
!REFERENCE: 2004 William Halsey, http://freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~families/halsey/bio1.html
Spouses
Birth1762, Schooleys Mountain, Morris, NJ1
Death4 Nov 1847, Piney Creek, Alleghany, NC1
BurialWilliam Halsey Cemetery, Piney Creek, Alleghany, NC1
FatherJohn Cobb Sr. (1723-1779)
MotherRhoda Smith (1727-1765)
Misc. Notes
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: William Halsey Cemetery, Alleghany, NC1,1042, Rachel Cobb Halsey, "Rachel b. 1762 Schooley, New Jersey Husband: William Halsey. William and Rachel had four sons and seven daughters: Amos; Sarah; Margaret; Rachel; James; William B.; Mary; Sally; Sylvester and Olive.", https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26867268
!REFERENCE: Born 1762 Morrisontown, Morris, NJ818
!REFERENCE: The Halsey Family Record1043, page 26, Rachel Cobb, 11 children
!REFERENCE: OneWorldTree68, Rachel Cobb
!REFERENCE: Branches of the Halsey Family821, Rachel Cobb
!REFERENCE: Cobb Family - Ancestral File820
!REFERENCE: Halsey Genealogy, page 323
!REFERENCE: Halsey Genealogy since 1395 A.D.1044, page 39
!REFERENCE: Cobbs of New England1045
!REFERENCE: Hicks Family1046, 10 generations of ancestors back to John Hicks (born 1455) and Joan Damer (born 1459) of Gloucester, England
!REFERENCE: Cobb Family1047, 7 generations of ancestors back to Morgan Cobb of Swanage, Dorsetshire, England
!REFERENCE: Branches of the Halsey Family821, Rachel Cobb
!REFERENCE: 11-May-2004 email from Mark Carey to Don Braffitt1048
!REFERENCE: 2004 Rachel Cobb, http://freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~families/halsey/bio1.html, http://freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~families/halsey/military1.html
!REFERENCE: 16-Nov-2009 email from Beth Raasch to Don Braffitt, "Rachel Cobb and my brother-in-law, Bruce Cobb were 1C5R."
Marriage3 Nov 1780, Columbia, NJ
ChildrenMargaret (1785-1852)
 Rachel Persilla (1803-1865)
Last Modified 14 Apr 2019Created 10 Feb 2020 https://willbraffitt.org/roots/
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