John was seven years old when he, with his grand-father, John V, werereleased
from Fort Freeland in 1779. They returned to New Jersey on foot, andstayed
there until the prisoners, taken at Freeland's Fort, had rejoinedthem.
After the war, when all had returned to Northumberland County,Pennsylvania in
1797. He moved to Waterford, Erie, Pennsylvania, and was among thefirst white
settlers in that part of the country.
He was a successful farmer and for many years, engaged in thefreight and
merchantile business, between Waterford and Erie (Pennsylvania). Heaquired
quite a competance and was a power in the community.
John was appointed Associate Judge of Erie County (Pennsylvania) in1805. He
held that post for forty years. In 1926, the old family home inWaterford, was
Moved , in 1797, to Fort LeBoeuf, now Waterford, Erie, Pennsylvania.
Born on the same farm as his father Cornelius. Also married; 17OCT. He was
an Associate Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Erie County. (JFN,1978)
Sources include, but are not limited to;
Vincent Genealogy Research Notes, of Beth Vincent Sherman StrubleElder, MAY
Genealogy Notes of Martha Vincent Crary Nesbitt, Sandy Spring(Maryland)
LDS Film Batch Number: 9089702, Sheet 2, Source Number: 1553918, forMarriage.
Duplicated Temple work;
LDS Film Batch Number: F504032, Sheet 32, Source Number: 1553236, forMarriage
LDS Film Number: 7818190, Sheet 65, Source Number: 1126343, for Birthrecord;
Sealing to Parents: 18 JAN 1979, Salt Lake Temple.