A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!
Abbreviations Used in this Directory a–Acres; Ch — Children; O–Owner; T–Tenant or Renter; R –Rural Route; Sec-Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses (); figures at end of information–year became resident of county. Star (*) indicates children not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotations marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner’s name follows the figures giving size of farm. Example: ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood MEANS ABBEY, William L. –
Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. E, 119th Reg., 30th Div.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Mrs. Lillie Darden Chance. Entered the service at Weldon, N.C., Sept. 19, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in all engagements of the 119th Reg. Returned to the USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.
1st Class Private, Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Meddie Chance. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in France and Belgium. Wounded in battle at Ypres, Belgium, July 30, 1918, M. G. fire in arm, and sent to British Hospital No. 13. Returned to USA April 2nd. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 7, 1919.
Private 1st Class, Baty. D, 7th F. A., 1st Div.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Mrs. Lula Chance. Entered the service at Weldon, N.C., Aug. 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 10, 1919.