Name: James BADGLEY
*Source: Family Records or genealogies of the first settlers of
Passaic Valley and Vicinity above Chatham, with their ancestors and
descendants, as far as could be ascertained in 1851. By John Littell,
JOHN, JAMES AND GEORGE BADGLEY.
These three brothers, together with their three sisters, Phebe,
Sarah, and Betsey, came over from Long Island, to Elizabethtown.
George settled in Elizabethtown. He had a daughter, Nancy, who
married John Brown, and removed to Stonyhill, [see Brown.] John and
James, with their three sisters, came up and settled in the Valley
between the 1st and 2nd Mountains, in the year 1736-7. When Joseph
Morse, the Elizabethtown Surveyor, was surveying this region, he
surveyed for John and James Badgley, a tract of 400 acres of land,
between the mountains, lying along Blue Brook, and extending South to
the top of the first mountain. John Badgley had one son, John
Badgley, Junior, whose wife's name was Effa.
JAMES BADGLEY had four children: (2d Generation.)
1. James, Jun., whose wife's name was Sarah.
2. Joseph, married Betsey Scudder, sister of Benjamin Scudder, below
3. Anthony married Anne Woodruff.
4. Robert, married Rachel Vreland.
- Anthony BADGLEY Sr. b: 1733 in New Providence, NJ