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Branches of the JAGGER Family

First Generation

JEREMIAH JAGGER married ELIZABETH {---}, and died August 14, 1658. JEREMIAH JAGGER was the ancestor of the family of this name on Long Island, NY. It has not been ascertained when he emigrated from England to this country, but he was one of the first settlers of Wethersfield, CT, which was settled in 1634 by people from Watertown, MA. He was in the Pequot War of 1637, and was one of the colony who went to settle a new town, which they called Stamford, in 1640-41. He was master of trading vessels to the West Indies, and died August 14, 1658. His widow, ELIZABETH, married Robert Usher and had one daughter, Elizabeth.

Children:
 
*i. JOHN JAGGER
 
ii. JEREMIAH JAGGER
 
iii. JONATHAN JAGGER

Second Generation

JOHN JAGGER married HANNAH {---}, and made a will dated 1698.

Children:
i. JOHN JAGGER
 
*ii. JEREMIAH JAGGER
 
iii. BENJAMIN JAGGER
 
iv. SAMUEL JAGGER
 
v. JONATHAN JAGGER, born 1678
 
vi. ELIZABETH JAGGER
 
vii. SARAH JAGGER, born July 21, 1669
 
viii. SUSANNA JAGGER
 
ix. LYDIA JAGGER

Third Generation

JEREMIAH JAGGER, who died 1744, married HANNAH {---}, who died before 1740.

Children:

i. JOHN JAGGER
 
*ii. HANNAH JAGGER, who married RECOMPENSE HALSEY.
 
iii. JEREMIAH JAGGER, born 1690, died 1736.
 
iv. SARAH JAGGER, who married {---} HILDRETH.
 
v. NATHAN JAGGER, born 1694.
 
vi. PATIENCE JAGGER, wife of {---} HOWELL.
 
vii. WILLIAM JAGGER, born 1704.

Fourth Generation

HANNAH JAGGER married RECOMPENSE HALSEY, born August 19, 1700, (son of NATHANIEL HALSEY and ANNA STANSBOROUGH) died 1777, Afton, New Jersey.

Children:
 
i. RUTH HALSEY born 1722, Morris County, New Jersey, married SILAS HOWELL.
*ii. WILLIAM HALSEY, SR. born Morris County, New Jersey, married {---}. WILLIAM died Morris County, New Jersey.
 
iii. ANANIAH HALSEY born Morris County, New Jersey, married July 12, 1753, JEMIMA LUDLOW.
 
iv. JOEL HALSEY born 1726, Morris County, New Jersey, married ANNE {---}. JOEL died 1817.
 
v. REBECCA HALSEY born 1730, Morris County, New Jersey, married DEACON EPHRIAM STILES. REBECCA died March 12, 1858.
 
vi. ELIHA HALSEY born Morris County, New Jersey, married ELIZABETH ELY. ELIHA died before 1770.
 
vii. HANNAH HALSEY born Morris County, New Jersey, married October 25, 1768, LION LOPER.
 
viii. ELIZABETH HALSEY born January 8, 1744, Morris County, New Jersey, married LINDSLEY BURNETT. ELIZABETH died August 18, 1824.

Fifth Generation

WILLIAM HALSEY, SR. born Morris County, New Jersey, married {---}. WILLIAM died Morris County, New Jersey.

Children:
 
i. JOHN HALSEY born Morris County, New Jersey, married JEMIMA STANFORTH.
 
ii. WILLIAM HALSEY, JR. born March 23, 1760, Columbia, New Jersey, married November 3, 1780, in
Schooley, New Jersey, RACHEL COBB, born 1762, Schooley, New Jersey, (daughter of JOHN COBB and RHODA SMITH) died November 4, 1847, Piney Creek, Ashe/Alleghany County, North Carolina. WILLIAM died February 21, 1832, Piney Creek, Ashe/Alleghany County, North Carolina.
 
iii. PHOEBE HALSEY born Morris County, New Jersey.

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