In 1763, and how much earlier I know not, a Uriah Bonham of Piscataqua, was in this neighborhood as a school teacher. He married Ancher, daughter of George Fox, the elder. They had 5 children, 2 sons and 3 daughters.
Their children and life together are described in the section on Uriah Bonham.
Uriah died in 1809 in Amwell.
Kingwood Township is on the western border of Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It was founded in 1798.
Hunterdon County was originally part of Burlington County, West Jersey. It was set off from Burlington County on March 11, 1714. It included Amwell, Hopewell, and Maidenhead Townships.
New Jersey's first permanent European settlement was in 1660.
Bonham and Related Family Lines by Howard Eugene Bonham and Jean Allin
Anchor Fox, born in 1729, was the daughter of George and Mary ( ____?) Fox, who came from England in 1729 and settled in Hunterdon Co., New Jersey. According to Genevieve Hawke in Fox Genealogy, p. 2, Anchor was born at sea while the ship lay at anchor. Five of her grandchildren were named for her as was a daughter of her brother Absalom.