THE WITTIG FAMILY


Early records seem to indicate this family probably came from Holland. I have done no research here and all information was supplied by Roy L. Peterman.


Descendants of Elizabeth Wittig

 

Generation No. 1

1. ELIZABETH2 WITTIG (JOHN1) was born in Holland. She married PETER (FREELAND) VREELAND, son of ELIAS VREELAND and CATHLYNTJE SMITH. He was born Abt. 1754 in NJ, and died in NJ.

         

Children of ELIZABETH WITTIG and PETER VREELAND are:

                i.              ANN3 VREELAND, m. PETER HOPPER.

2.             ii.             ELIZABETH (FREELAND) VREELAND, b. April 14, 1796, Bergen Co., NJ; d. March 31, 1880, Licking County, Ohio.

                iii.            HENRY VREELAND, b. October 09, 1799; m. ELIZABETH VAN HESS.

                iv.            WILLIAM VREELAND, b. March 06, 1804; d. October 09, 1863; m. MARY T. REYNOLDS.

 

Generation No. 2

2. ELIZABETH (FREELAND)3 VREELAND (ELIZABETH2 WITTIG, JOHN1) was born April 14, 1796 in Bergen Co., NJ, and died March 31, 1880 in Licking County, Ohio. She married SILAS MONROE, SR., son of BENJAMIN (MUNRO) and BETTY GUIRE. He was born October 14, 1791 in Connecticut (or possibly Bergen Co., NJ, and died May 08, 1857 in Licking Co., Ohio.

More About SILAS MONROE, SR.:

Baptism: March 17, 1792, Trinity Church; Fairfield, Connecticut

Burial: Jersey TWP., Jersey; Licking Co., OH

Census: 1850, Licking Co., lists him as age 60 and born in Connecticut.

         

Children of ELIZABETH VREELAND and SILAS MONROE are:

                i.              HORACE4 MONROE.

                ii.             THEODORE S. MONROE, b. January 22, 1836, NJ; d. February 03, 1895, Licking Co., OH.; m. LUCILLE CAROLINE KIMBALL.

                iii.            CHARLES MONROE.

                iv.            SILAS MONROE, JR., b. New Jersey.

                v.             CAROLINE DELIA MONROE, b. January 09, 1820, Pompton Plains, Morris Cty, NJ; d. August 14, 1908, Licking County, Ohio - Age 88 yr. 7mo.,5 da.; m. (1) NATHANIEL CORBY; b. NJ; m. (2) JOHN DAGUE, Abt. 1843; b. April 14, 1820, Plain TWP., Franklin Cty, Ohio; d. August 21, 1866, Jersey TWP., Licking Cty, Ohio (On the Dague farm).

More About CAROLINE DELIA MONROE:

Burial: Universalist Church Cem., Licking Co., Jersey, OH

Census: 1880, Widow with younger children residing in Jersey TWP.; Licking Co., OH--JE-041

Note: Reports have Henry Corby as the father of Henry Dague. Caroline married John Dague shortley after Henry's birt.

Resided: 1837, Moved from NJ to Jersey TWP., Licking Co., OH.

More About NATHANIEL CORBY:

Note: Reportedly the father of Henry Harrison Dague.

More About JOHN DAGUE:

Burial: Universalist Church Cem., Licking Co., OH

Census: 1860, Licking Co., OH.

Comment 4: Bought land from his dad called THE GRANNY LOT

Note: According to family sources, the children were split up among Caroline's family when John died and according to the 1870 census but in the 1880 census, the younger children are shown with Caroline

Occupation: Farmer

                vi.            MUNSON MONROE, b. November 07, 1836, Bloomfield, NJ; m. (1) ANNIE AMANDA MCOWEN, October 18, 1872; d. January 1879; m. (2) JENNIE SELL, October 18, 1884.


See the Vreeland Family Tree for additional Information


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