Barkalow Orphan Lines

Orphan lines, by assigned definition here, can be any lines with ancestral OR descendancy connection problems. They will invariably lack hard evidentiary documentation such as bibles, church or probate records.

David Barkalow(1812-1889) of Crosswicks, Burlington Co.,NJ.

1. David Henry BARKALOW, is born, according to census records, about 1812 in New Jersey(age-38 in 1850 Federal census). He was probably born in Upper Freehold Twp., Monmouth County.

2. David BARKALOW marries 7 Feb 1835, Monmouth Co.,NJ., Elizabeth ALLEN(b.c1812,NJ.- d. after 1870, Burlington Co.,NJ., d/o

3. David BARCALOW purchases in 1837, Burlington County property from Edward Pearce, Deed Book-K4,p.240.

4. David BARKALOW appears in the 1840 Federal Census of New Jersey, Burlington County, Chesterfield Twp.,p.368.(0000-1000/1000-10000). David shows one daughter, age-0-5, that would be Martha L.(1836-1861).

5. David BARCALOW appears in Burlington Co.,NJ Deed Books 33 times between 1837 and 1889.

6. David BARCALOW in 1845, sells Burlington County property to Samuel Barcalow, his 27-year-old brother, Deed Book-K4,p.237.

7. David BARCALOW appears in the 1850 Federal census of New Jersey, Burlington County, Chesterfield Twp.,p.177(taken Aug.10). He is age,38,(occ-farmer) with wife, Elizabeth(Allen)38; daughters, Martha,14, and Mary E.,6; and son, John A.,2, all b.NJ.

8. David BARKALOW, is enumerated in the 1860 NJ Census, Union Co., Elizabeth(Ward-2),p.484(taken 19 July). He is age 48,(occ-farmer), with wife, Elizabeth,49; ch: Martha L.,24; Mary E.,16; and John A.,11, all b.NJ.

9. Martha L. BARCALOW, eldest daughter of David BARCALOW, dies Apr 28,1861, age-25y,4m,21d., and is buried in the Crosswicks Methodist Cemetery, Burlington Co.,NJ.

10. Henry BARCALOW, is enumerated in the 1870 NJ Census, Burlington Co., Chesterfield Twp.,p.260(taken 5 July). He is age 57,(occ-grocer), with wife, Elizabeth,58; ch: Mary E.,26; and John A.,23, all b.NJ.

11. David BARCALOW, is enumerated in the 1880 NJ Census, Burlington Co., Chesterfield Twp.,p.215(taken 18 June). He is age 67,(occ-farmer), with daughter, Mary E.,35; b.NJ. Elizabeth is not listed.

12. David BARCALOW, in 1889, sells Burlington County property to Samuel Barcalow,Bk.278,p.407. Within a few months, Elizabeth BARCALOW conveys more property to Samuel Barcalow,Bk.279,p.556. It would seem logical to assume that David BARCALOW died sometime during 1889.


NOTE- David BARCALOW, probable son of Samuel Barcalow(c1780-1855) is an "Orphan Line" candidate because we can't be prove his ancestry through documentation, even though we have a pretty good idea, via census data and by process of elimination.

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