(1796 - 18 Feb 1883) of Yonkers, NY, married firstly on 26 July 1823*
at Tappan, NY, Phebe Concklin (1801-1827)
daughter of Phebe (Femiche) Conklin of
Rockland, NJ, and David Concklin of Tappan. They had three children,
i. Elizabeth "Libby" Ann (c. 1822- ?),
iii. Peter (c. 1827 -?),
iv. Catherine M. (1829-?).
Phebe Concklin-Trenchard died at age 25 and is buried in the
Old Gesner Burying Ground.
Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Trenchard
(c.1822-?), remained unmarried and is buried in Palisades Cemetery, Palisades, NY.
Phoebe Maria Trenchard
(c.1826-?), remained unmarried, took care of her father and stepmother, and is buried in Palisades Cemetery, Palisades, NY.
Peter H. Trenchard
1827- ?) apparently never married and resided with relatives in Mt. Vernon, NY.**
Catherine M. Trenchard
(1829-?) m. 26
Dec 1847, at Palisades M.E. Church by Rev. Benj. Day, Daniel Smith
of Marriages, DRC, Tappan, NY.
** Handwritten notes of Newt Sneden in 1974
Courtesy of John A. Sneden, Jr.
Jessie Trenchard is listed as purchasing
in 1830 the western half Ludlow Mountain Lot #18 on Closter Mountain and
in selling that half lot in 1842 to freed slave James Oliver.
In 1832, five years after the death of Phebe, Jesse purchased property with an existing house (c.
1800, known as the Trenchard House) from
David Mann at the corner of Oak Tree Road and Closter Road in Palisades,
NY. In 1833 he moved the house back from the roadside. Jesse ran a
blacksmith shop behind the house, next to the general store.**
Alice Gerard: In a Simpler Time , p 75.
Palisades Historical Committee, 1998,
Historic Houses of
Palisades New York", Michael Rebic and Alice Gerard, 2nd edition,
(Palisades Free Library, Palisades, NY 2002)
Jesse married second c.1832 Elizabeth "Eliza" Mann (c.1794- 1838), daughter of
David Mann (1758-1852) & Catherine Lawrence (1761-?). Jesse and
Eliza subsequently had a son, David (1832 - 17 Jan
M. Trenchard (1832 -
17 Jan 1869), machinist, married on 20 Jan 1855* Sarah F.
Newark. Children included:
i. Eliza M.
ii. Jesse (1858-?),
iii. Harriet G. (1859-?),
George Mann Trenchard (Aug 1868**-?).
Married 20 Jan 1855 by Rev. Wm Chamberlin.
Records Palisades ME Church.
m/s Palisades Free
Library, Palisades, NY
** Baptized 14 Jan 1869,
age 5 mo, by Rev Benj. Day at the Palisades M.E. Church,
of the Palisades M. E. Church. m/s in Collection
of the Palisades Free Library, Palisades, NY
Jesse married third about 1839 Catherine Mann (1797, NYC- 11
Apr 1883) of New York City, Eliza's sister. On
Also living in the Trenchard House during this period is Lida
married Mr Storey, a railroad engineer, and moved with him to
Albany, NY. Mr Storey lost his life in a railroad accident, leaving
Lizzie a widow with a child, Charles Storey who later lived in
the Trenchard House in Palisades.* [see
The 1850 Rockland County census lists Jesse Trenchard (54,
Blacksmith), Catherine (50, wife), Daniel Smith (31, boatman), Catherine
M. Smith (21), Phebe M. Trenchard (33) David M (28, blacksmith).*
The 1860 Rockland County census lists Jesse Trenchard (64,
Blacksmith), Catherine (60, wife), Phoebe (23), David M (18, machinist),
Sarah F (21, dau-in-law), Eliza M (4), Jesse (2), Harriet G (1) and
Catherine Depew (15, servant).*
The 1870 census lists Jesse (74,
Blacksmith), Catherine (74, keeping house), Phoebe M. (42), Jesse (11),
and Harriet (9).**
The 1880 Rockland County census lists Jesse Tenchard (84, retired blacksmith,
invalid), Catherine (83, wife, invalid, keeping house), Phebe (44,
Census, New York, Rockland Co, Orange Twp, p 202 (Image 26).
** 1860 Census,
New York, Rockland Co, Orange Twp, p 125.
*** 1870 census,
New York, Rockland Co, Orange Twp. p. 141.
**** 1880 Census, New York, Rockland Co, Orangetown Dist. 59. page 1.