Descendants of Richard Bray of New England

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  • ID: I13986
  • Name: James Kugler
  • RFN: 13986
  • Change Date: 19 JUL 2010
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1797 in Kugler homestead, Kingwood, Hunterdon Co, NJ
  • Note:
    Lequear (30 NOV 2001 Nancy Berry report) - James Kugler = s/o John
    Kugler Jr. (1798- ) and Hanny Snider, parents of 3 sons & 7 dau.
    FamillySearch (IGI) - John Kugler b. ___, d. 05 MAR 1847, m. 1797
    Kingwood Baptist Church, Hunterdon Co., NJ to Hannah Snyder b. ca.
    1772, d. ___.
  • Census: 01 OCT 1850 Alexandria, Hunterdon Co, NJ, age 52, w/family
  • Note:
    1850 (01 OCT) U.S. census, Alexandria Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, p.
    160A, Dwg. 421 / Fam. 411, lines 29-36:
    James KUGLER, 52, M, farmer, $7,000, NJ
    Eliza ", 48, NJ
    Oliver ", 24, M, farmer, PA
    Harriett ", 21, F, NJ
    Wilson ", 18, M, NJ
    Stacy ", 14, M, NJ
  • Census: 01 OCT 1850 Alexandria, Hunterdon Co, NJ, age 52, w/family
  • Note:
    1850 (01 OCT) U.S. census, Alexandria Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, p.
    160A, Dwg. 421 / Fam. 411, lines 29-36:
    James KUGLER, 52, M, farmer, $7,000, NJ
    Eliza ", 48, NJ
    Oliver ", 24, M, farmer, PA
    Harriett ", 21, F, NJ
    Wilson ", 18, M, NJ
    Stacy ", 14, M, NJ
  • Census: 13 JUL 1860 Alexandria, Hunterdon Co, NJ, age 62, w/family
  • Note:
    1860 (13 JUL) U.S. census, Alexandria Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ,
    Frenchtown P.O., p. 784, Dwg. 227 / Fam. 225, lines 16-21:
    James KUGLER, 62, M, gentleman, $9,000/$3,000, NJ
    Eliza ", 59, F, NJ
    Harriet ", 32, F, NJ, attended school in year
    Wilson ", 28, M, farmer, --/$1,000, NJ
    Timothy LUTZ, 22, M, PA
    Susan KUGLER, 3, F, PA
  • Census: 13 JUL 1860 Alexandria, Hunterdon Co, NJ, age 62, w/family
  • Note:
    1860 (13 JUL) U.S. census, Alexandria Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ,
    Frenchtown P.O., p. 784, Dwg. 227 / Fam. 225, lines 16-21:
    James KUGLER, 62, M, gentleman, $9,000/$3,000, NJ
    Eliza ", 59, F, NJ
    Harriet ", 32, F, NJ, attended school in year
    Wilson ", 28, M, farmer, --/$1,000, NJ
    Timothy LUTZ, 22, M, PA
    Susan KUGLER, 3, F, PA
  • Census: 6 SEP 1870 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, age 72, w/family
  • Note:
    1870 U.S. census, Frenchboro Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, Frenchtown P.O.,
    p. 53A, Dwg. 208 / Fam. 212, lines 28-31:
    KUGLER, James, 72, M W, retired farmer, $3,000/$3,300, NJ
    Eliza, 67, F W, keeping house, NJ
    Harriet, 43, F W, at home, --/$2,000, NJ
    BRINK, Carrie, 60, F W, no occupation, --/$4,000, NJ
  • Census: 6 SEP 1870 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, age 72, w/family
  • Note:
    1870 U.S. census, Frenchboro Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, Frenchtown P.O.,
    p. 53A, Dwg. 208 / Fam. 212, lines 28-31:
    KUGLER, James, 72, M W, retired farmer, $3,000/$3,300, NJ
    Eliza, 67, F W, keeping house, NJ
    Harriet, 43, F W, at home, --/$2,000, NJ
    BRINK, Carrie, 60, F W, no occupation, --/$4,000, NJ
  • Death: ABT 1871 in Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ
  • Note:
    Lequear (30 NOV 2001 Nancy Berry report) - In his old age James moved
    to Frenchtown where he died.




    Father: John Kugler b: ABT 1775 in Kingwood, Hunterdon (Prov. of NJ, Great Britain)
    Mother: Hannah Snyder b: ABT 1777 in Hunterdon Co, NJ

    Marriage 1 Eliza Bray Rittenhouse b: ABT 1809 in Hunterdon Co, NJ
    • Married: ABT 1823 in Hunterdon Co, NJ
    • Note:
      - MFL comment: I have found no marriage record naming James Kugler and
      Eliza Rittenhouse as bride and groom. The 1826 marriage year is
      estimated on 1) Eliza's estimated birth year and 2) the birth date of
      their oldest known child.
      - FamilySearch (Ancestral File) - m. 1821, "of Hunterdon Co., NJ"
      - The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
      Vol. 68: Mrs. Katharine (Kugler) Knight, DAR ID Number: 67168, Born in
      Caroline County, Md. Wife of Louis Lincoln Knight. Descendant of Capt.
      Daniel Bray. Daughter of George Washington Kugler and Maria Jane
      Bennett, his wife. Granddaughter of James Kugler and Eliza Bray
      Rittenhouse, his wife. [m. 1835] Gr-granddaughter of Jonathan
      Rittenhouse and Delilah Bray, his wife. Gr-gr-granddaughter of Daniel
      Bray and Mary Wolverton, his wife, m. 1772. Daniel Bray (1751-1819)
      was lieutenant, 1777, of Hunterdon County militia under Col. Joseph
      Beaver, and, 1780, was promoted captain. He served in the battles of
      the Jerseys. He was born and died in Kingwood, N. J.
      - Lequear (30 NOV 2001 Nancy Berry report, w/MFL update 30 DEC 2002):
      James Kugler (s/o John Kugler Jr. and Hannah Snyder) b. ca. 1797 old
      Kugler homestead in Kingwood Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, d. ca. 1871, m.
      ca. 1826 Hunterdon Co., NJ Eliza Bray Rittenhouse (d/o Jonathan
      Rittenhouse and Delilah Bray) b. ca. 1812 Hunterdon Co., NJ, d. after
      1880 census. James and Eliza Kugler kept a tavern at Bordentown Twp.,
      Burlington Co., NJ for some time, then removed to the farm James
      afterwards bought and where his son Jonathan lived.
      James Kugler and Eliza Bray Rittenhouse were parents of at least 8 ch.
      b. Hunterdon Co., NJ:
      1. John Kugler b. 23 AUG 1823 (near Kingwood Methodist Church), d.
      ___, m.1) ca. 1855 Mary Schamp/Schomp (d/o Isaac G. Schomp), b. ___,
      d. 1863 (6 ch.); John Kugler m.2) 1865 Mary Elizabeth Thatcher (d/o
      Mahlon Thatcher & Catherine Rittenhouse Thatcher) b. ___ (4 ch.).
      2. Oliver Kugler b. 04 SEP 1826, m. ___ Schamp (? ch.), farmed Raritan
      Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ.
      3. Jonathan Kugler b. ca. 1827, m. 13 NOV 1847 Hunterdon Co., NJ Ann
      Case (dau. Elizabeth Kugler, son Judson Kugler), farmed Alexandria
      Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ. (IGI has marriage; I find no other supportive
      records)
      4. George W. Kugler b. ca. 1830, d. before 1900, m. before 1855 NJ
      Maria Jane Bennett b. MAR 1833 NJ, d. after 1900 (at least 7 ch.:
      Abraham Bennett b. 1855 NJ, Harlan b. 1857 MD, George b. 1864 MD, D.
      Wellington b. 1865 MD, Katherine H. b. 1867 MD, Frank C. b. 1877 MD).
      5. ___ (m.) Kugler b. ca. 1841, d.y.
      6. Harriet Kugler b. ca. 1842, d. unmarried, res. Frenchtown.
      7. ___ (f.) Kugler b. ca. 1844, d.y.
      8. Stacy Kugler b. ca. 1846, d.y.
    Children
    1. Has Children John A. Kugler b: 23 AUG 1823 in near Kingwood Methodist chh, Hunterdon Co, NJ c: 23 AUG 1836 in Kingwood Methodist chh, Hunterdon Co, NJ
    2. Has Children George W. Kugler b: ABT 1830 in Hunterdon Co, NJ
    3. Has Children Oliver Kugler b: 04 SEP 1826 in Hunterdon Co, NJ
    4. Has Children Wilson R. Kugler b: SEP 1831 in Kingwood, Hunterdon (Prov. of NJ, Great Britain)
    5. Has No Children Stacy B. Kugler b: ABT 1836 in Hunterdon Co, NJ
    6. Has Children Jonathan R. Kugler b: 01 DEC 1824 in Hunterdon Co, NJ
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