Cornelius Hatfield, Jr.

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Cornelius Hatfield, Jr.

Birthplace: Elizabeth, Union, NJ, United States
Death: March 20, 1795 (85-86)
elizabethtown,n.j., union co.
Place of Burial: elizabethtown,n.j., essex co.
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Cornelius James Hatfield, Sr. and Sarah Hatfield
Husband of Abigail Hatfield
Father of Daughter Unknown Blanchard; Cornelius Hatfield, III; Abner Hatfield; caleb Hatfield; anna Hatfield and 1 other
Brother of Anna Rachel Ludlum; Sarah Salnave; Rachel Mary Badgley; Elizabeth Miller and Joanna Hatfield

Managed by: David Russell Romine
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About Cornelius Hatfield, Jr.

Birth: 1709 Elizabeth Union County New Jersey, USA Death: Mar. 20, 1795 Elizabeth Union County New Jersey, USA

Cornelius Hatfield / Hetfield was born and died in what used to be called Elizabethtown, in Essex County, New Jersey. Today this area is known as Elizabeth and is in Union County.

The Tombstone originally read: In memory of Cornelius Hetfield, Esq. who died March the 20th 1795 in the 86 year of his age. Sacred to the Memory of Abigail, wife of Cornelius Hetfield, Esq. and daughter of Benjamin Price, Esq. who died April ye 27th 1781, ae. 70.

Children of Cornelius and Abigail. Ann and Joanna were twins.

Cornelius married a second time to Elizabeth the daughter of his cousin Matthias, she was a widow of Benjamin Williams.

Cornelius was very prominent in the slave trade. Here are several newspapers.

New York Gazette and Weekly Post Boy - April 27, 1752. "A likely Parcel of Negro Boys and Girls from 12-20 years of age, who have all had the Small Pox, To be sold by Cornelius Hetfield in Elizabeth Town."

"To be sold very reasonable by Cornelius Hetfield at Elizabeth Town, East Jersey, a Parcel of healthy Negro men and women between 14-22 years of age.

Contributed by Yvonne 19999 (#46972272)

Family links:

 Cornelius Hetfield (1666 - 1718)

 Abigail Price Hetfield (1711 - 1781)*

 Caleb Hetfield (1748 - 1795)*

 Rachel Mary Hatfield Badgley (1704 - 1794)*
 Cornelius Hetfield (1709 - 1795)
 Joanna Hetfield (1714 - 1723)*
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Note: interred Mar 22, 1795

Burial: First Presbyterian Churchyard Elizabeth Union County New Jersey, USA

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