Secor Family Genealogy: Exploring Our Ancestry

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 Husband: Mark Larue
    Born: 09 AUG 1805 in Amwell, NJ (1)
Died: 14 FEB 1901 in Ringoes, NJ (2)
Father: James Larue
Mother: Elizabeth Rockefeller
    Wife: Lavinia Shepherd (3)
    Born: 11 DEC 1815
Died: 14 FEB 1864
Father: James Shepherd
Mother: >>>
01   (M): Howard LaRue
Born: 21 DEC 1849 in Amwell, Hunterdon, NJ, USA (4 5)
Died: 29 APR 1916 in near Ringoes, Mercer, NJ, USA (6)
Spouses: Mary Elizabeth Shadinger

Additional Information

Mark Larue:
Buried: 1901, Larison's Corner Cemetery, Larison's Corner, NJ, USA

Superior Court of New Jersey has no record of any will, administration, or inventory for Mark LaRue's estate.

Old Raritan Twp. on mar. 13, 1850 when established boundary of his lands (deed).

Parents verified by Mark's death certificate. It also says that that he was a resident of E. Amwell when he died.

Lavina Shepherd was his 2nd wife. His first wife was Eliza Ann Gary, dau of Rebecca and Capt. Jeremiah Gary (both bur. also at Larison's Corners Cemetery).

Children of Eliza Ann Gary:

Jacob S. LaRue 1838-1850
Emma LaRue 1837-1840 (buried at Larison's Corner)
Abram Stryker LaRue 1841-1928

Children with Levina Shepherd:

Mary Elizabeth LaRue Benner 1850-1886
Howard LaRue 1852-1916

References: Middleton correspondence, Howard LaRue's account book, graves and Rockefeller (1910).

Lavinia Shepherd:
Name: Lavinia Larue


  1., The transactions of the Rockefeller Family Association ... with genealog.
  2. Ibid., The transactions of the Rockefeller Family Association ... with genealog.
  3. Ibid., The transactions of the Rockefeller Family Association ... with genealog.
  4. Death Certificate.
  5. Rockefeller, Henry Oscar, Rockefeller, Benjamin F. and Rockefeller, Claudius (Eds.), The Transactions of the Rockefeller Family Association for the Five Years, 1905-1909 with Genealogy (The Knickerbocker Press, New York, 1910).
  6. Susan Secor's Files.

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Revised: January 29, 2009