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Estate, : At what date Jonas Sutton bought his farm at Sandbrook no known record reveals. The commodious farmhouse is said to still stand today and until recent years was occupied. It is a long inn-like structure, the first story built of stone surfaced with plaster, and the second story of wood. There is a verandah the full length of the second-story front, the house being built in the side of a hill. Originally a lane lead from the buildings to the Flemington Highway; but the only present approach is by way of another long neglected lane, a continuation of the lane of a neighboring farm, in from Sandbrook.
At the summit of the rising ground on this farm is the Jonas Sutton family burial ground, long since abandoned; a small square enclosure fenced round with a rough stone wall. Here and there through a tangle of woodbine, briars and fallen saplings one catches the gleam of white marble or one stumbles along amid sunken graves and finds the earlier and less visible markers of red sandstone. Such is the gravestone of Jonas Sutton: of carved red sandstone, with the simple inscription:
(Drawn March 25, 1797; probated November 11, 1797)
To wife Elizabeth, all lands and movable estate, etc.
To son Amos _____; Amos to pay certain amounts as follows:
To daughter, Prudence, 120.
To son, Jonathan Sutton, 100.
To son, Jonas Sutton, 120.
To son, Nathan Sutton, 75.
To William Sutton's children, when 21 years of age, 110 equally divided: Elizabeth excepted.
To John Sutton's children, when 21 years of age, 120 equally divided.
To Sarah Sutton's children, 120 equally divided.
To Joshua's son, Jonas 25 when 21 years of age.
Witnesses: Joseph Laquear
Adam Bellis, Jr.
"First Settlers of Piscataway"?, by Orra Eugene Monnette, Vol. IV, p. 629.
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