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Date Created1822
DescriptionDeed conveying a one-tenth of an acre lot between owners of adjacent properties, from John Van Houte to Jacob D. Van Winkle. Property is described in relation to the road from Bergen to Prior's Mill,...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1819
DescriptionDeed for parcel of land in the Township of Bergen, now part of Jersey City. The property is described in relation to neighbors and a "white oak tree" rather than streets or lot numbers, indicating how...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1844-1851
DescriptionDocument closing the settlement of the estate of John Van Winkle, and receipts of payments to heirs from sale of two properties. Two of the six heirs sign with an "X" mark, indicating the level of...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1827
DescriptionDeed for three lots sold at auction by order of the Orphans Court, to furnish funds for the settlement of the estate of Aaron Devoe, who died intestate. Lots were purchased by Jacob D. Van Winkle....
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1832
DescriptionDeed for a small parcel of land, sold by Altje Parks, nee Merselis, to Jacob Vreeland. Her name spelled Altia Park in the text. This lot adds an additional five feet to a lot previously obtained by...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1688
DescriptionDeed for a part of the land of the late Englebert Steehuijs, first schoolteacher in New Jersey, sold by executors to Gerritt Gerrittsen. Handwritten original in Dutch, with typed transcription and...
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Date Created1868
DescriptionOrphan's Court filing submitted by "Proctor of Exceptants" in which some of the heirs of Stephen Vreeland dispute charges in the executor's account of the estate. Detailed list of disputed charges and...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Date Created1834
DescriptionCopy made 1839 of 1834 will of Jeremiah Van Winkle, in which he divides his land among his children and grandchildren. Notable for the way in which boundaries are described in relation to neighbors,...
Date Created1826
DescriptionDeed in which the children of Cornelius Vreeland grant a parcel of land to their brother. The property is described as being near the intersection of the only two main roads through the southern part...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1868
DescriptionAccounting of the fairly substantial estate of Stephen Vreeland, fifth generation Dutch American and the first of his line to live his life entirely after independence. Detailed list of monies paid...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)