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An article published in the NEHG Register by Joseph W. Dooley (President General 2013-2014)

13 Jun

An article published in the NEHG Register by Joseph W. Dooley (President General 2013-2014)

Author: Michael Scroggins

President General Joseph W. Dooley 2013-2014 (and Genealogist General 2008-2011) has published an article, "Who Were The Parents of Elizabeth (Terhune) Earle of Bergen County, New Jersey?" in The NEHG Register, the Spring 2018 Volume 172 issue.

   Elizabeth Terhune (1756–1847) was married to the American Revolutionary War soldier, Morris Earle (1757–1833).[1] Since at least 1924 there has been some question about the identity of her parents, and multiple candidates have been put forward. This article will show that the parents of Elizabeth Terhune were Albert Terhune and Jannetje Vanderhoof.
   In History and Genealogy of the Earles of Secaucus, Rev. Isaac Newton Earle states that Elizabeth’s parents were Albert Terhune and Betsy Van der Linde.[2] In Descendants of Albert Albertse Terhune of 1654, Herbert S. Ackerman shows...

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Reprinted by permission of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Joseph W. Dooley, “Who Were the Parents of Elizabeth (Terhune) Earle of Bergen County, New Jersey?” The New England Historic Genealogical Society Register, volume 172, Spring 2018, pages 155-159.  For more information about the New England Historic Genealogical Society, please visit AmericanAncestors.org.



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