Henry Voorhees was born on 26 Aug 1769, likely in the Hillsborough Township of Somerset County, New Jersey (137, Page 344). He was the first child born to Stephen Petrus Voorhees and his wife Margareta ( Van Dyke ) Voorhees.
Emanuel Jones was born before 1692, likely in Wales, and immigrated to Chester County in the Pennsylvania Colony before 1720, when he first appears on tax lists for Whiteland Township (307). He resided in Charlestown Township of Chester County until his death in about 1757.