Bell Anthology - Devore

The Raymond M. Bell Anthology

Devore Note
     In KEYHOLE for April 1986, XIV, 57, is a record of James Devore 
who died in (then) Yohogania County, Virginia in 1779. His will 
names 12 children. Five were minors. Betty M. Mann in her 1992 
DEVORE FAMILIES lists his parents and christening dates for some 
of his children. Daniel Devoor married secondly February 28-1693, 
at Bergen, New Jersey, Angelica Cornelia. He died in Hunterdon 
County, New Jersey in 1729. His son James (Jacobus in Dutch) 
was christened January 4-1708. James married first Eva Dinge(n)-
man c1719-c1752. Their children were born at Walpeck, Sussex County.

1. Jacob b c1739, living 1779 
2. Abram chr July 12-1741, likely d young 
3. Adam chr Oct 19-1743, likely d young 
4. Andew chr Feb 2-1746 d Aug 17-1835 Washington Co 
5. Henry chr Aug 21-1748 d after 1830 Washington Co 
6. John chr Nov 7-1750 d 1803 Washington Co 
7. Samuel b c1752 d 1826 Fayette Co, Ky

James married second Jul 5-1753 Elizabeth Prys

8. Sarah, living 1779 
9. David d 1787 Washington Co 
10. Rachel, living 1779 
11. Moses d 1830 Allegheny County (Pa) 
12. Catharine (Amos) d 1853 Howard Co, Ind 
13. Frances, living 1779 
14. James, living 1779 - ?to Champaign County, Ohio
Unidentified Nicholas and Peter Devore, neighbors 1782 of Andrew.

This article was transcribed by Liz DuBois of Bremerton, WA in August 1998.

Raymond M. Bell Anthology     Genealogy in Washington Co., PA

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