JOSEPH ANDRESS, son of Jacob, was born ca. 1803 in Warren County, New Jersey. Joseph was a farmer; his farm was located just a few miles east of Blairstown in Hardwick Township, Warren County. He died 04 June 1874 at his home, and was buried in Marksboro Presbyterian Churchyard.
Joseph married Margaret Hunt ca. 1824. She was the daughter of Joseph Hunt and Mary Simpson of Green Township, Sussex County, NJ. Margaret was born ca. 1795 and she died of remittent fever on 12 April 1854. She was buried in Marksboro Presbyterian Churchyard.
Joseph and Margaret Andress had the following children:
I. SARAH H. ANDRESS was born in 1824 and died in 1893.
II. MARSHALL H. ANDRESS was born ca. 1830 and he died 19 Oct. 1894.
III. HARRIET D. ANDRESS was born Oct. 1831 and died in 1900.
IV. HAMPTON W. ANDRESS was born 16 June 1832 and died 04 Jan. 1908.
SOURCES & NOTES:
1830 Federal Census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hardwick Twp, http://www.ancesrty.com/: Joseph Anders, 2 males under the age of five, 1 male of ten and under fifteen, 1 male of twenty and under thirty; 1 female of five and under ten, 1 female of twenty and under thirty.
1840 Federal Census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hardwick Twp, http://www.ancesrty.com/: Joseph Anders, 2 males of ten and under fifteen, 2 males of fifteen and under twenty, 1 male of thirty and under forty; 1 female of five and under ten, 1 female of ten and under fifteen, 1 female of forty and under fifty.
1850 Federal Census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hardwick Twp., Family # 77, http://www.ancesrty.com/: Joseph Andrus, 47, M, Farmer, NJ; Margaret, 55, F, Do; Sarah, 25, F, Do; Hampton, 20, M, Laborer, NJ; Harriet, 18, F, Do.
Return of Deaths in the Township of Hardwick, County of Warren, State of New Jersey from the 1st day of May 1853 to the 1st day of May 1854, page 381: “Date of Death: April 13th 1854, Marg Andress, Female, Married, 56, ----, Place of Death: Hardwick Tp, Place of Birth: Sussex County, Parents: ----Hunt, Remittent Fever, May 23d 1854.” (NOTE: Copy obtained from NJ State Archives, http://www.state.nj.us/state/darm/ )
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1860 Federal Census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hardwick Twp., Family # 530, http://www.ancesrty.com/: Joseph Andress, 55, M, Farmer, 13000, 1800, NJ; Hampton, 25, M, Laborer, NJ; Elizabeth Ball, 30, F, NJ
1870 Federal Census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hardwick Twp., Family # 3, http://www.ancesrty.com/: Andress, Joseph, 60, M, W, Farmer, 8000, 1200, NJ; Albert, 13, M, W, NJ; Stewart, Ira, 25, M, W, Woks on Farm, NJ; Ball, Elizabeth, 40, F, W, House Keeper, NJ. (NOTE: I believe Albert to be Joseph's grandson and the son of Marshall and Harriet Andress of Marksboro.)
1874, County Atlas of Warren County, New Jersey, by F.W. Beers: Hardwick Township, Dist no. 73, Land of “J. Andress”, E of Blairstown, NW of Paulina, S of J. Konkle. http://raub-and-more.com/maps/hardwick.html
1874 June 12, Belvidere Apollo, page 2: “Died. Andress - Thursday. June 4th, at Blairstown, Joseph Andress, of consumption, aged about 72 years. His funeral services took place on Sunday last.” (NOTE: Obtained from Warren County Library System, http://www.warrenlib.com/warrenlib/local_history/localhome.htm )
Marksboro Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Frelinghuysen Twp, Warren County, NJ: Joseph Andress, died June 4th, 1874, in 73rd year; Margaret H. Andress, wife of Joseph Andress, died April 12th 1854, in her 59th year. (NOTE: The cemetery’s transcription is available at: http://raub-and-more.com/warrencemeteries/marksborocem/marksboro1.html
Return of Deaths in the Township of Blairstown, County of Warren, State of New Jersey from the 1st day of May 1874 to the 1st day of May 1875, page 404: “Date of Death: 1874 June 4th, Jos Andress, Male, Widow, 70, Farmer, Place of Death: Blairstown, Place of Birth: Warren Co, Parents: ----- Andress, Consumption, Sept. 4th.” (NOTE: Copy obtained from NJ State Archives, http://www.state.nj.us/state/darm/ )
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1874 June 23, File 2272U, Warren County, NJ: Inventory of Joseph Andrews, $180.70; Adm. John K. Teel and Hampton Andress; App. A.N. Snover and Matthias [--?--]; Book account against R.B. Andress, $20.00; 2 notes against Isah Laning, $145.95; Judgment obtained against Marshall Hunt and William C. Holl. (NOTE: Copy obtained from NJ State Archives, http://www.state.nj.us/state/darm/ )
1881, History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey, James P. Snell, page 499: Joseph Andress served on the jury of one of the most infamous trials of the county in 1843 and 1844. John Castner, his wife, Maria Matilda, their daughter, and John B. Parke, were murdered, and a boy, Jesse Force, was left dying at the scene of the crime. Joseph Carter and Peter W. Parke were hung for the murders in 1845.
1897, The Sussex Register, Ancient Local History, page 50: 1843 Aug. 24, “Beginning of trial of Joseph Carter, Jr., at Belvidere, for murder of John Castner, at Changewater . . . The Jury was composed of . . . Joseph Andress.”
1926, Hunt Households of Sussex County, William C. Armstrong, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, Vol. I, page 388: “97. MARGARET HUNT, b. 1795; m. Joseph Andress. Children: 231. i. Sarah Andress, 232. ii. Marshall Andress, 233. iii. Harriet Andress, 234. iv. Hampton Andress, m. Martha E. Hunt (132).” (NOTE: The marriage information between Hampton and Martha is incorrect. It was Joseph’s brother Hampton that married Martha E. Hunt.)
1994, The Hull Family Register, Vol. I, Descendants of Rev. Joseph Hull (1595-1665) The Immigrant, The Hull Family Association, http://hullfamilyassociation.org/home1.shtml: “2498. JOSEPH HUNT, 1769-1851, son of Lt. Richard Hunt and (1112) Mercy Hull, was married to Mary Simpson. They lived in Sussex co, NJ. CHILDREN: 6992. Wilson Hunt. b. 1785; d. 8 Oct 1837; m. E.W. Armstrong and M.C. Curtis; 6993. Rachel Hunt, unmarried. 6994. Margaret Hunt, b. 1795; d. 12 Apr 1854; m. Joseph Andress. HFA 959” (NOTE: Joseph Hunt died in 1818, not 1851.)
Updated: 29 Sept. 07