A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family.

This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!

Table of Contents:

  • The Lake Family in England . . . 1
  • Heraldic Note Concerning the Coat of Arms . . . 5
  • John Lake of Gravesend . . . 8
  • The Gravesend Family . . . 10
  • The Staten Island Family . . . 18
  • The United Empire Loyalist Lake Family of Canada . . . 25
  • Three Daughters of John Lake of Gravesend . . . 31
  • Lake Immigrants to America . . . 33
  • The Descendants of William Lake of Great Egg Harbour . . . 35
  • Appendix I, Three Lake Wills . . . 257
  • Appendix II, Cumberland County Lake Bible Record . . . 262
  • Appendix III, A War Time Letter of the Hon. Simon Lake . . . 266
  • Appendix IV, Reminiscences of the Rev. James E. Lake, D.D . . . 273
  • Appendix V, Miscellaneous Notes by Ezra A. Lake . . . 277
  • Appendix VI, Daniel Lake Collins’s Diary . . .280
  • Appendix VII, Some Unplaced Lake Marriages . . . 294
  • Appendix VIII, Addenda . . . 295
  • Index 297
  • Charts

Full Name Index to A Genealogy of the Lake Family