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Barent Newkirk (Van Nieuwkirk)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States
Death: 1768 (78)
Martinsburg, Berkley, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Gerretse Van Nieuwkirk and Jannetje Janse Van Nieuwkirk
Husband of Rebekka Van Newkirk
Father of Gerretjen Jean Hoagland; Cornelius Newkirk; Teunis Newkirk; Henderikus Vallier Newkirk; Elias Newkirk and 5 others
Brother of Geritt Nieukirk Newkirk; Adrian Newkirk; Jannette Swarthout; Jacomyntje Du Bois; Cornelius G. Nieukirk, Jr. and 2 others

Occupation: Carpenter, Millwright, farmer
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About Barent Newkirk

Barent Newkirk BIRTH 13 Oct 1689 Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA DIED 01 Feb 1765 Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Newkirk Plantation Cemetery Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/67754213/barent-newkirk

Children Abraham Newkirk 1724–1790

Jemima Newkirk Hougland 1726–1781

Photo Peter Newkirk 1727–1804

Jemima Nieuwkerck Newkirk Hoagland 1730–1796

Jane Nieuwkerck NewKirk Hoagland 1732–1799

Van Niewkerk or Nieuwkerk means from the New Church in Dutch.

He was a millwright, carpenter and farmer at Kingston, from which he removed to Virginia about 1732, acquiring by purchase from his brother-in-law, John Hood, in September 1737, a tract of 535 acres. On this he built a mill [August 7, 1759 -= Permission granted to Barent Newkirk and John Hoogland to build a mill on tulisae Run - court Orders Frederick County, Virginia] and a large house, some portions of which are still standing, and by thrift acquired a competence. In the records of Orange, Frederick, and Berkely counties, Virginia. The name Barent became Barnet and Barnabas. He married, May 23, 1713, Rebecca van Buntschooten ;Van Buntshoten, van Bentschoten Bents Bunschotten. Rachel van Bintshooten, sister of Rebecca wife of Barent Nieuwkirk married Jan Hood, Oct 27, 1718 - Kingston Dutch Church Records.] baptized at Kingston, (gerrets) van Buntschoten, who was named in her husband's will of February 17, 1765.

The name Barent became Barnet and Barnabas.

Children - five eldest baptized at Kingston Dutch Church.

Barent Newkirk (Cornelis, Gerretse, Cornelisse), baptized at Kingston, Ulster County, October 13, 1689; died near Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, in 1765. He was a millwright, carpenter and farmer at Kingston, from which he removed to Virginia about 1732, acquiring by purchase from his brother-in-law, John Hood, in September, 1737, a tract of five hundred and thirty-five acres. On this he built a mill and a large house, some portions of which are still standing, and by thrift acquired a competence. In the records of Orange, Frederick and Berkeley counties, Virginia, the name Barent became Barnet and Barnabas. He married, May 23, 1713, Rebecca van Buntschooten, baptized at Kingston, January 28, 1692, daughter of Teunis Elias and Gerretje Gerrets van Buntschoten, who was named in her husband's will of February 18, 1765." In Sep 1737 he purchased a tract of 535 acres from his brother in law John Hood. His given name became "Barnabus" in the records of Orange, Frederick, & Berkeley Counties, VA. He married May 23,1713 Rebecca Van Buntschoten. Barent Newkirk moved from Hurley, Long Island to Salem Co., NJ and was in Virginia by 1737. His land in VA was 10 miles north of Martinsburg at the foot of North Mountain. [1] [2]

13 Jan 1767, John Potts granted 77 acres on Potowmack River, Frederick Co, surveyed for Bernard Newkirk...."said Bernard Newkirk not complying with an advertisement issued from my office dated Mar 26th 1765 requiring all persons who had surveys in this office dated before the year 1762 to pay for the same before a certain time therein mentioned or they should forfeit all right and claim to the saidd surveys as may more fully appear by the sd advertisement recorded in my office in Book N if refer) the saidd land is bounded as follows: Beginning at a sugar tree corner to Bernard Newkirks Patented land thence along his line.....signed: Thos Martin [3]

6 Jan 1768 Frederick Co., VA, Grant to John Davis for 70 acres on Potowmack River adjoining James David and Bennet Newkirk[4]

Sources

   ↑ Address delivered before the Newkirk Family Reunion at Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, by Thomas Jefferson Newkirk, in 1914. From Genealogies of Pennsylvania Families, Vol. 2, Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Hi-So. p. 471.
   ↑ [Publications of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Special No. The Van Nieukirk, Nieukirk, Newkirk Family, Philadelphia, Pa., 1934-- "Some Descendants of Gerrett Cornelisse & Mattheus Cornelisse Van Nieukirk", p 26, 79]
   ↑ Northern Neck Grants, Book O, p 10
   ↑ Northern Neck Grants, Book O, p 109
   Neikirk-Newkirk, and Related Families by William Neal Hurley, Jr. Copyright 1991 by W.N. Hurley, Jr. 9423 Eagleton Lane, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879 Printed in the United States of America by Sir Speedy Gaithersburg, Maryland 
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Barent Newkirk's Timeline

1689
September 13, 1689
Kingston, Ulster, NY, United States
October 13, 1689
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States
1714
1714
Age 24
1716
August 1716
Age 26
1718
July 1718
Age 28
1721
January 1, 1721
Age 31
Kingston, Ulster, New York
1722
October 21, 1722
Age 33
1723
1723
Age 33
Kingston, Ulster County, New York, United States
1724
October 9, 1724
Age 34
Kingston, Ulster, New Netherland