Caleb/3 Ayars

M, #11051, (5 November 1697 - 7 August 1771)
Father*Isaac/2 Ayars1 b. c 1673, d. 1761
Mother*Hannah Barrett1 b. c 1678, d. 1726
Appears on charts:Descendants of Robert/1 Ayars
Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Timothy/2w Brooks
Descendants of Rev. Timothy/3w Brooks Jr.
Descendants of Patience/4w Brooks
Last Edited:19 Apr 2018

Children with Patience/4w Brooks:

Caleb/3 Ayars, born 5 Nov 1697 in what is now Cumberland County, New Jersey.1 He married, 29 Mar 1717 at Shiloh, New Jersey, the Reverend's daughter Patience/4w Brooks, with whom he had 10 children.2,3,4,5
By the spring of 1737, it was decided among the Sabbatarian brethren to constitute themselves into a Gospel church. On March 27th, 1737, these did form themselves into the Shiloh church: Elijah Bowen and Deborah, his wife; John Jarman, Caleb Barrett and Abigail Barrett; Hugh Dunn and Amy Dunn, Rev. J. Davis, Esther Davis, Caleb Ayars, Jr., Joseph Swinney, Anna Swinney, Deborah Swinney, Samuel Davis, Anna Davis and Jean Phillips. In all, sixteen. … In 1771, a new brick house of worship was built, which was in use for about eighty years and was then transformed into an academy.6
Patience died after 17397, and Caleb in 7 Aug 1771 at Stow Creek, New Jersey.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S2326] Frank D. Andrews, Robert Ayars and His Descendants, 30.
  2. [S132] Robert Peacock Brooks, Timothy Brooks, 14, Timothy (5.) Brooks, Patience (v.).
  3. [S141] Black, "After 12 Generations," 16.
  4. [S1650] Robert Peacock Brooks, "Henry Brooks," 45.
  5. [S2326] Andrews, Robert Ayars, 9.
  6. [S2281] Thomas S. Griffiths, A History of Baptists in New Jersey, 521.
  7. [S946] Beverly G. McNally.
  8. [S2328] "The Ayars Family Historical Association,"
  9. [S2328] "Ayars Family Historical Association,"
  10. [S1651] Jeanne Woolbert Kincaid.
  11. [S2328] "Ayars Family Historical Association,"
  12. [S2328] "Ayars Family Historical Association,"
  13. [S2328] "Ayars Family Historical Association,"
  14. [S2328] "Ayars Family Historical Association,", citing Register of the Cohansey Seventh Day Baptist Church: 1737-1830 (Plainfield NJ: Seventh Day Baptist Publishing House, 1976), 26.