The Children of Peter Quick

1. Johanna born about 1802 died May 1860 married Peter Hopler Sept 16th, 1826.[28] On April 17th, 1830 Johanna Hopler was suspended from the Hazen Presbyterian church. “Miss Joanna Hopler having been guilty of the sin of Ante Nuptial fornication the session resolve to suspend her from the communion of the church until she give satisfactory evidence of repentance and that Mr. Candee and John Clark be a committee to call on her and inform her thereof and also to endeavor by every means to bring her to a sense of the evil of her sin and of her duty to the Church and to God and make upost as soon as convenient – Adjourned concluded with prayer”. Joanna Quick in the “Record of Communicants Oct 18th, 1819” shows suspended written after her name in different ink and handwriting.[29] Johanna Quick and Peter Hopler had; Peter Quick Hopler born about 1833 and Theodore P. Hopler born in 1844. More Children may have been born but are not identified at this time.[30]

Theodore is mentioned in a few legal transactions and obituaries pertaining to the Quick family. “Theodore P. Hopler Belvidere. Mr Hopler was born in the township of Oxford, in the county of Warren, about three miles east of Belvidere, on the 7th of October, 1845, on the same farm on which his ancestors had resided for three generations. He had the benefit of the country public schools in that neighborhood, and no other. He was married when about twenty-three years of age, and purchased bis father's homestead farm, on which he lived until the year 1885. He was elected to the Board of Freeholders in 1882, and was active in exposing political corruption existing in the county at that time. He was elected County Clerk of Warren county during the same year, and served one term with great credit to himself and general satisfaction to the citizens at large. When the State Board of Taxation was created Mr. Hopler was appointed as one of the members of that body for a full term, and has been unusually attentive to the duties thereof.”[31]

2. Charity born Aug 24th, 1805 in Oxford Township, Sussex Co. New Jersey died July 4th, 1846 in Catawissa, Columbia, Pennsylvania.[32][33] Charity married Jacob Cooper Swayze Jun 27th, 1830 in Warren Co. New Jersey.[30] Jacob was listed as an administrator of his mother-in-laws-estate (Elizabeth Quick).[23] More info on the couple is in William C. Armstrong’s book on the descendants of Nathan Armstrong.[34] Charity Quick and Jacob Swayze had; Lloyd T. Swayze born about 1831, Jason Clark Swayze born about 1833, Johanna Hill Swayze born about 1835, Sarah Ann Swayze born about 1838, William C. Swayze born about 1840, Caleb C. Swayze born about 1842 and Henry Clay Swayze born about 1844. It is said that after Charity’s death Jacob remarried to Elizabeth Richards Yetter in Catawissa, PA. before 1849. Elizabeth is shown in a Census record in 1850 with all of Charity’s children.[35][36]

3. Rebecca born about 1808 on Oxford Township, Sussex Co. New Jersey married March 31st, 1833 in Hope Township, Warren Co. New Jersey Alfred Aten from Knowlton Township, Warren Co. New Jersey.[37] The proof of Johanna and Rebecca’s ancestry is from a deed from Peter Hopler and Wife, Rebecca Aten to Robert Quick written Jan 11th, 1844 Recorded Jan 29th, 1846. “being the real estate of which Philip Quick late of the said county of Warren died seized died seized & contains one hundred and twenty acres of land, more or less. The two ninth parcel of which descend to the said Johanna Hopler and Rebecca Aten as heirs at law of the said Philip Quick deceased.”[19] Rebecca Quick and Alfred Aten had; Joseph C. Aten born about 1833 and Elizabeth Aten born about 1835.[38]

4. Lorenzo A. born July 2nd, 1813 married Elizabeth Allen October 18th, 1834.[39] Lorenzo is listed on various land transactions in Warren Co. from 1838-1844 and some were with his mother before she passed.[40] Lorenzo was an early convert of the Mormon faith and moved to Illinois in 1844. His Patriarchal Blessing was July 11th 1845 by Joseph Smith’s brother William. Lorenzo was baptized on Jan 8th, 1846 in the Nauvoo Temple in Nauvoo, Hancock, IL and Sealed to Spouse Elizabeth Allen Jan 20th, 1846, these same records also state he was the son of Peter and Elizabeth Quick.[42] Lorenzo Died Jan 1870, widowed in Knowlton, Warren Co. New Jersey.[42] Lorenzo and Elizabeth probably had children but none have been identified. It is possible that Lorenzo and Elizabeth had a son Peter born about 1835.[43] There was a Peter in the 1860 Census who was a farm laborer on Peter Hopler’s farm who was probably his uncle.[44] This same Peter gets confused with another Peter, Peter S Quick born about 1835 who married Mary Anne Middaugh from Pennsylvania and moved to Warren Co New Jersey. They are listed in the 1860 Lower Mt Bethel, Northampton, Pennsylvania Census.[45]


[28] New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965, Warren 1824-1878, Film 960890 pg. 12 or slide 410
[29] U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, New Jersey, Hazen, Oxford First Presbyterian Church, Session, Register, Baptisms, Births, and Deaths 1815 – 1859 pg. 25-6) on pg. 176
[30] 1860; Census Place: Oxford, Warren, New Jersey; Roll: M653_711; Page: 47; Family History Library Film: 803711
[31] J.A. Fitzgerald, Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey, Volume 120 (T. F. Fitzgerald, Trenton NJ, 1896) pg. 287
[32] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 PA – Columbia- Catawissa - Methodist Cemetery, slide 4, pg.2
[33] New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965 Film 960890, slide 409, pg. 43
[34] William C. Armstrong, A genealogical record of the descendants of Nathan Armstrong, an early settler of Warren County, New Jersey: with sketches of family history (Higginson Book Co., 1895) pg. 9. 
[35] 1850; Census Place: Franklin, Montour, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_801; Page: 457B; Image: 331
[36] 1840; Census Place: Hope, Warren, New Jersey; Page: 336
[37] New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965, Warren 1824-1878, Film 960890 Slide 259, pg. 71
[38] 1850; Census Place: Oxford, Warren, New Jersey; Roll: M432_465; Page: 414B; Image: 266 & 1850; Census Place: Oxford, Warren, New Jersey; Roll: M432_465; Page: 417B; Image: 272
[39] New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965, Warren 1824-1878, Film 960890 pg. 87 or slide 281
[40] Warren County, New Jersey Deeds, Vol 12 pg. 60, Vol. 15 pgs. 166-167, Vol. 16 pg. 15, Vol. 17 pg. 269-270, Vol. 21 pgs. 551-552
[41] Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848 M35:957; N487; S21; Q7
[42] Warren Co. NJ. (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Non-population Census Schedules for New Jersey, 1850-1880: Mortality; Archive Collection: M1810; Archive Roll Number: 2; Census Year: 1870; Census Place: Knowlton, Warren, New Jersey pg. 11
[43] 1840; Census Place: Hope, Warren, New Jersey; Page: 340
[44] 1860; Census Place: Oxford, Warren, New Jersey; Roll: M653_711; Page: 48; Family History Library Film: 803711
[45] 1860; Census Place: Lower Mount Bethel, Northampton, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1148; Pages: 621-622; Family History Library Film: 805148


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