More About Francis Hagaman, Sr.:
Baptized/Christnd: 1 Feb 1742/43, By Johannes Casparus Fryemoet, VDM of Minisink; Sponsors-Frans & Aneke Hegemondt.
Children: Died of palsy acc. to Warrens Co. Orphans Court, Feb. 1826.
Hobbies/Interests: He had a "Wind Mill" among things that were Inventoried
MillitaryService: Possibly Served in the Revolutionary War
Occupation: "The pioneer tavern-keeper was Francis Hegeman, who built and kept the tavern afterwards kept by Mr. Blair.".
Snell, James P., Compiled. "History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey with Illustratitions and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers." Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1881, page 628. Available at Columbia Co. Historical & Genealogical Society Library, Bloomsburg, PA.
"The pioneer tavern-keeper was Francis Hegeman, who built and kept the tavern afterwards kept by Mr. Blair." (no dates given)
1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1890 Federal Census for NJ--See http://www.genealogy.org/census.html The NJ census for these years were lost or destroyed. The 1790 Census was destroyed during the British attack on Washington during the War of 1812. The 1890 Census was destroyed by a fire.
1792, Aug. 24. Hagaman, Joseph, of Bethlehem, Hunterdon Co., Will of. Wife, Eleanor, and sister, Secenute Hagaman, use of plantation and movables during their lives. Grandson, Joseph McCluchon (after decease of wife and sister), plantation and moveables; he paying following bequests. Sons, Joseph, Francis and Cornelius, each 5 shillings. Grandson, Joseph Hagaman (son of Joseph), 7 pounds. Grandson, Joseph Hagaman (son of Francis), 7 pounds. Grandson Joseph Robins, 7 pounds. Daughter Cathrina Hagaman, loom she weaves on. Daughter, Tonake Hagaman, 5 shillings. Executors--wife Eleanor, and Joseph McCluchon. Witnesses--Samuel Johnston, Lawrence Updike. Lib. 34, p. 229.
Proved Oct. 1, 1792. 1792, Sept. 26. Inventory, 182.16.6 pounds; made by Samuel Johnston and Lawrence Updike. File 1609J.
"Francis Hagaman of Knowlton Twp., Sussex Co. and Henry Dills of North Hampton Co., PA were fellowbondsmen on Will of Philip Apple of Knowlton Twp., Sussex Co., NJ. On Oct. 11, 1802 Francis and Peter Bellis made inventory--$2,967.80. On March 7, 1803 Francis Hagaman and Joseph Gardner did additional inventory--$58.06. Int. Administrators were David Bidleman, Henry Brugler (both of Knowlton Twp.), and John Apple of North Hampton Co., PA"
Warren Co. Orphan's Court Minutes, Vol. 1, page 19 Real estate of Francis Hagerman, dec'd. "The commissioners appointed to make partition of the real estate of Francis Hagerman deceased, late of the Township of Knowlton in said company having at this term reported that this court that they have made partition thereof among the heir of said dec'd. as specified in said decree. The court do thereupon approve of the said report and order and decree that the said report together with the map accompanying the same be recorded. On motion for the heirs of said dec'd."
Estate of Francis Hagaman, Sr., deceased. This is the best reference for the proof of the descendants of Francis, Sr.
"Application here of been made to this court by Francis Hagaman, dec'd. late of Township Knowlton, in the County of Warren New Jersey died intestate leaving considerable real estate; situated in said township containing seventy-five acres more or less bounded by lands of the heirs of William Cool, Sr., dec'd., Peter Snyder and others by reason whereof the said real estate hath descended to your Petitioner--Francis Hagaman, Joseph Hagaman, Joshua Hagaman, Susan Force and Benjamin Force children and heirs at law of Elizabeth Force deceased so was the wife of John Force, Anna Brugler wife of James Brugler, William Hagaman, Rebeccah Hagaman, Hannah Force wife of John Force, and Mary Cool wife of William Cool son of William his only heirs at law. That the said Benjamin Force and all the heirs at law of the said Joseph Hagaman who hath died since the said Francis Hagaman, Sr. dec'd. are minors under age of twenty one years: - That your Petitioners are the owners by purchase of William Hagaman of his equal undivided ninth part of the said real estate, and of John Force and Hannah his wife of their equal ninth part of the said real estate. On a therefore swaying that the said court would decree a division of the said real estate between the said heirs at law of said deceased by meter and bounds to be held in severalty in manner prescribed by law. - And whereas the said several matters as stated what court appear to be true. Therefore on the said application It is Ordered and Decreed by Court that William Ribble Esq., George Armstrong, and David Brands, being thee indifferent persons be appointed by this court, and they are hereby appointed accordingly to made division of the said real estate of the said Francis Hagaman, Sr. deceased situated at Centreville in the township of Knowlton in said county, containing seventy-five acres more or less, bounded by lands of the heirs of William Cool, Sr. dec'd., Peter Snyder and others, by meters and bounds, between the said Francis Hagaman, Joshua Hagaman, the heirs at law of Joseph Hagaman deceased, Susan Force and Benjamin Force children of Elizabeth Force deceased, Anne Brugler wife of James Brugler, William Hagaman, Rebeccah Hagaman, Hannah Force wife of John Force, and Mary Cool wife of William Cool (son of William) as their legal representatives, being nine equal parts or shares, according to the proportions directed by an act of the legislature entitled "an act directive- the descent of real estates" passed the 20th day of January 1807. And Together ordered that the report of the said William Ribble Esq., George Armstrong, and David Brands, or any two of them made in writing to the rest or any subsequent Orphans Court of said county after the division made and approved by the said court, shall be conclusions to all parties concerned. And whereas we the said William Ribble Esquire, George Armstrong. and David Brand commissioners being appointed as aforesaid, having first been notified to proceed and execute the duties required of us, died on the 17th day of April, in the year of our 'Lord 1826 meet on the premises intended to be divided; and having been duly sworn that we would honestly, faithfully, and impartially make the partition intended by the said order, of the real estate of Francis Hagaman, Sr. dec'd., and perform the duties required of us, and the surveyor and chain space of time cause the same to be surveyed and divided into nine equal parts or shares in value as near as may be, according to the best of our skill, knowledge, and understanding, and we have agreed and set off, and marked by notes and bounds for...": On annexed map
Francis Hagaman-- Lot No. 2 (50/100th acre) and lot No. 12 (1 56/100th acres)
Joshua Hagaman-- Lot No. 4 (7 37/100th acres)
Joseph Hagaman, dec'd.-- Lot No. 7 (12 73/100ths acre), Lot No. 10 (2 25/100th acre), and Lot No. 15 (1 acre)
Susan Force and Benjamin Force, children of Elizabeth Force, dec'd-- Lot No. 8 (14 89/100ths acre), Lot No. 14 (1 acre)
Anna Brugler wife of James Brugler-- Lot No. 5 (3 75/100ths acre), Lot No. 13 (5 acres)
William Hagaman-- Lot No. 9 (12 acres 50/100th acres)
Rebeccah Hagaman-- Lot No. 1 (73/100th acre), Lot No. 11 (2 25/100th acres)
Hannah Force wife of John Force-- Lot No. 3 (7 37/100th acres)
Mary Cool wife of William Cool-- Lot No. 6 (5 20/100th acres), Lot No. 16 (5 69/100th acres)
John Force and wife Hannah of Lebanon Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ for the sum of $95 granted 5 1/2 acres (9th part of real estate of Francis Hagerman, late of Knowlton Twp., Sussex Co., NJ who died intestate) to Francis Hageman of Upper Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA and James Brogler of Knowlton Twp., Sussex Co., NJ. (Lebanon Twp. is in the northernmost part of Hunterdon County and is adjacent to Bethlehem Township)
1822--February 25--Deed, Sussex Co., NY, Vol. W2, pp. 298-299, Recorded August 24, 1822.
William Hagerman and wife Sarah of Knowlton Twp., Sussex Co. grant land to Francis Hagerman of Northampton Co., PA and James Brugler of Sussex Co., NJ. William Hagerman (and wife Sarah), one of the sons and heirs of Francis Hagerman, Sr., deceased, having three brothers and five sisters, has a right to ninth part which is $50 sum. Real estate of 75 acres in Knowlton Twp., Sussex Co., NJ. Neighbors bordering the land include: Isaac Lyda, William Cool, Sr., and others
Francis Hagaman, Sr. Estate, Grantor Francis Hagerman, Grantee Joshua ux
Joshua and Susan Hagerman of Upper Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA and Francis Hagerman of same (Warren Co., NJ) for sum of 150
This gives a biographical history on the Hagerman Family of Asylum Twp., Bradford Co., PA starting with Francis Henry Hagerman, I stating that he was "born February 1, 1823, in Northampton county, Pa., the youngest of seven children of Joshua and Susannah (Dills) Hagerman, natives of New Jersey."
1905--County History. John W. Jordan's "Historic Homes & Institutions and Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of the Lehigh Valley, PA," Chicago: Lewis Publ. Co., 1905, vol. 1, pages 78-79.
This book says that "One branch of the Hagermans in Northampton Co. was established in 1812 by Frank Hagerman, who settled on the banks of the Delaware, and by Joseph Hagerman, who purchased a farm in Slateford near the Delaware watergap and married a Miss Susan LaBar."
1915--County History. J.H. Battle's "Columbia & Montour Counties, Pennsylvania," Chicago: J.H. Beers Co., 1915, volume VII, page 935.
This gives a biographical history on the Hagerman Family of Anthony Twp., Montour Co., PA starting with Joshua and Susanna's son Mahlon but refers to Mahlon's father Joshua. It states that "Joshua Hagerman came to Pennsylvania from New Jersey with two brothers, settling in Northampton county, where he farmed the rest of his life."
At Find A Grave - I'm thinking probably not a match, but it's close, so I'm keeping it for reference:
Hagaman, Francis V. D.
Death: Dec. 21, 1817
Age 41 yrs., 9 mos.
Martha Hagaman (1776 - 1853)*
Mary Hagaman (1799 - 1817)*