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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 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 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 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 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 Created1820
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 "Cedar Swamp," indicating how undeveloped the area still was. But...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
AuthorToers, Claes Arentse
Date Created1694
DescriptionDocument in which Hilletje Jans, widow, asserts that she has leased a tract of land to her son in law Jan Arianse Sip, and agrees to continue the lease until her death, at which point all of her land...
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)
Date Created1866
DescriptionDivision of the property of Stephen Vreeland agreed to by his children and grandchildren. There are no fewer than eight different lots or houses described, as well as shares in two mortgages, stock...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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)