Hendrix Jansen Van Meter

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Hendrix Jansen Van Meter

Nicknames: "Henry"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kingston, Ulster, NY
Death: Died in Salem City, NJ
Immediate Family:

Son of Joost Jansen Van Meteren and Sarah van Meteren
Husband of Sarah Van Meter; Hannah Van Meter and Mary Van Meter
Father of Joseph Vanmeter; Joseph VanMeter; Fetters Van Meter; Rebecca Van Meter; Ephraim Van Meter and 6 others
Brother of Jan Joostsen Van Meteren; Rebekka Eltinge; Lysbeth Van Meter; Rachel Van Meter; Isaac Van Meteren and 4 others

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About Hendrix Jansen Van Meter

Hendrick Jansen Van Meter lived part of his life near his brother Isaac at Old Fields (The Trough) Hardy Co. Va. - "The American Descendants of Chrétien DuBois of Wicres, France, Part 4", P. VM ii.

    Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series - Vol. XXXII, Edited by A. Van Doren Honeyman, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. III, 1751-1760,  (Somerville, NJ, 1924; Electronic Edition ©1999 by Heritage Books, Inc.), P. 336-337:

1752, May 2. van Meter, Henry, of Piles Grove Township, Salem Co.; will of. Children--Joseph, David, John, Ephraim, Fetters, Benjamin, Jacob, Elesabeth, and Rebecca. Homefarm of 350 acres; farm of 300 ac., now occupied by Phillipp Sutter; farm of 350 ac., now occupied by Joshua Garrison; farm of 350 ac. adjoining the homefarm; 900 ac., bought of Langhorn Biles and Jeremiah Bates. Personal preperty, incl. a negro girl. Executors--sons Joseph and David. Witnesses-Joshua Garrison, Benjamin Worton and Onesimus Seagrave. Proved Dec. 8, 1759. Lib. 10, p. 507.

Henry VanMeter son of John was married four times The named children are mentioned in his will Joseph Ephraim John David Elizabeth Rebecca Jacob and Benjamin VanMeter. The two last were children of his last wife Fetters of Salem. About the year 1685 Erasmus La Fettre and wife emigrated from England to West Jersey and settled in the town of Salem. They lived on Yorke street near Elsinborough line it being so near it was sometimes called Amblebury.

Source for above: History and Genealogy of Fenwick's Colony, New Jersey by Thomas Shourds

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Hendrix Jansen Van Meter's Timeline

1695
September 1, 1695
Kingston, Ulster, NY
September 1, 1695
September 1, 1695
KINGSTON, NY
1723
1723
Age 27
1727
September 4, 1727
Age 32
Salem, NJ, USA
1735
1735
Age 39
1741
April 12, 1741
Age 45
1741
Age 45
1742
1742
Age 46
Ulster, New York, United States
1742
Age 46
Ulster, New York, United States