Abraham Halsey

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ChartsDescendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
Abraham Halsey, son of Isaac Halsey and Mary Clark, was born about October 1790.1 He died 5 March 1827,1 and was buried with his wife at Ely Cemetery, Livingston, Essex Co., New Jersey, where their monument is inscribed:
Abraham Halsey
Died Mar. 5 1827
Aged 36 years
& 5 months
Sarah Ely
widow of
Abraham Halsey
Died Jan. 21, 1881
aged 83 years 1 mo.
& 2 days.1

Abraham married Sarah Ely, daughter of Moses Ely and Rebekah Cook, at Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey, 9 March 1816.2,3


Sarah Ely b. 24 Nov 1797, d. 21 Jan 1881
This person was last edited on9 Jun 2015


  1. [S1546] Barbara Schaffer, Find A Grave memorial #31813252, added 29 Nov 2008, online http://www.findagrave.com, accessed May 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), 97, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers.
  3. [S981] Moses S. Beach, Rev. William Ely and Geo. B. Vanderpoel (ed.), The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, who came to Boston, Mass., about 1655, & settled at Lyme, Conn, in 1660 (New York: The Calumet Press, 1902), 119, 222, further cited as Beach, Ely, and Vanderpoel, The Ely Ancestry.