The Andress Family Register, a work in progress, documents the descendants of Jacob Andress of Beattystown, NJ. The AFR is found in the Archive 18 June - 02 Aug. 2007. The AFR has also been added to

Saturday, July 14, 2007

AFR 2-5: Margaret M. Andress

MARGARET M. ANDRESS, daughter of Peter, was born 23 March 1833. She lived many years with her brother, Joseph, at his Hainesburg home. She died, unmarried and without children, 26 Oct. 1897, and was buried in Marksboro Presbyterian Churchyard.


NOTE: At age 17, Margaret is living with her parents on the 1850 federal census.

1860 Federal Census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hardwick, Family # 520; Isaac C Konkle, 54, Farmer; Charles Konkle, 24, Farm Laborer; Margaret Andress, 27

NOTE: From 1870 until her death in 1897 she resided with her brother Joseph in the Hainesburg mansion.

05 Nov. 1897, Belvidere Apollo, page 2: “Miss Margaret Andress, of Hainesburg, died October 26, age 64 years. Miss Andress was born near Paulina, but from a number of years had been a resident of Hainesburg, where she was held in high esteem.” (NOTE: Obtained from Warren County Library System, )

08 Nov. 1897, File 4155U, Warren County, NJ: Will of “Margaret M. Andress, of the township of Knowlton”; “buried in the grave plot wherein are interred the bodies of my father, mother and brothers, in the cemetery adjoining the Presbyterian Church at Marksbourough”; “my niece, Maggie Bellis, wife of Ervin Bellis,”; “William M. Andress, my reputed nephew, the son of my late brother Theodore Andress, now living at Matamora, in the State of Michigan”; “my nephew, Charles K. Mann”; “my sister, Alice A. Transue” ; “my niece, Huldah Andress, daughter of my brother Roderick B. Andress” ; “my sister Mary Elizabeth Mann”; “my nieces, Josie A. Transue and Grace Andress”; “my late brother Joseph”; “brothers, William S. Andress and Jacob S. Andress”; Executor: Jacob S. Andress; Written 10 Feb. 1897; Probated 08 Nov. 1897. “Margaret M Andress died on the twenty sixth day of October A.D. 1897” (NOTE: Copy obtained from NJ State Archives, )

Marksboro Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Frelinghuysen Twp, Warren County, NJ: Margaret M. Andress, Born Mar. 23, 1833, Died Oct. 26, 1897 (NOTE: The cemetery’s transcription is available at: )

Cemetery Photo
Updated: 19 Oct. 07

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