John Lefferty

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John Lefferty, whose parents are unknown, was born about 1741.1 He died 2 December 1776,1 and was buried at Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lamington, Somerset Co., New Jersey, where his stone is inscribed:
Here likes the Body of
John Leferty Esquire
who departed this life Dec-
ember the second anno Dom.
1776 in the 35th year of his
John married Elizabeth Johnes, daughter of Timothy Johnes and Elizabeth Sayre, at Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey, 11 May 1767.2

This might or might not be the same John Lefferty of Somerset Co. who died intestate before 15 September 1779 when Stephen Hunt and Bryan Lefferty were appointed administrators of his estate. The inventory totaled £279 15s 2d, made by Jacob Bosseller and Daniel McEowen, 12 February 1779.3


Elizabeth Johnes b. abt. 1746, d. 1772
This person was last edited on25 Apr 2016


  1. [S1546] David Bartlow, Find A Grave memorial #77344386, added 30 Sep 2011, online, accessed Mar 2015, further cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S56] First Presbyterian Church, History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. Part II: The Combined Registers, from 1742 to 1885 (Morristown, New Jersey: Banner Steam Print, 1931), 117, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers.
  3. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 5:305 (liber 16:530), further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.