Valentine "Felty" Ault, Jr.
|Birthplace:||Montgomery County, Pennsylavnia|
|Death:||Died in Belmont, Ohio, United States|
Son of Valentin Alt and Anna Catharina Schmidt
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VALENTIN ALT HIS CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN (1949; reprint in 1980’s by) Alden J. Ault) Partial of CHARTERED RECORDS OF THE VALENTIN ALT FAMILY IN AMERICA (1963, Handwritten/Typed Family Group Sheets 2876 pgs. bound in 4 vols ) by Nellie Wallace Reeser; ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF John Ault and Fidelia (Taylor) ALSO Frederick Ault and Elizabeth (Toothman) of Greene co., Indiana Compiled by Judith Elaine (McKee) Burns , 1976-?
Valentin Alt came to America on the Ship Davy, William Patton, Commander, from Amsterdam, last from Cowes. He came from Soetern near Nofelden (then in Birkenfeld). He took the oath of allegiance at the Courthouse, Philadelphia, October 25, 1738 [Cited Pa. German Pioneers by. R. B. Strassburger & Wm. John Hinke Vol. 1 pgs. 234-6 & Vol. 2 pg. 241]. By February 5, 1744, he was living in that part of Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, now, and since 1784, included in Montgomery county, in the area of Faulkner Swamp. The New Hanover Lutheran church there recorded the following items concerning children of Valentin Alt [Cited Pa. German Society Proceedings Vol. 20 pg. 200-1]:
Child Birth Parents Sponsors Baptism
- Johann 11/7/1743 Valentin Alt Johann Friedrich
- Friedrich 2/5/1744 Catharina Stempel and wife
- Anna 9/30/1744 " Henrich Krauss 174 and wife Catharina
- Catharina 9/29/1748 " Catharina 12/4/1748 Krause
- Valenti 3/22/1750 " Valentin Vogt and wife
- Philip 10/12/1750 " Phillip Jost and 3/25/1753
LISTS OF DEATHS
child Parents Name Date of death age
Anna Margaret Valentin Alt 7/9/1745 3 years 3 months
[Cited Pa German Society Proceedings Vol. 20 pg. 418].
SEXTON'S RECORD 1745, July 12 Child of Valentin Alt
[Cited Notes & Queries by. W. H. Egle (1889) pg. 192]
Augustus Evangelical Lutheran Church at Trappe, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania, has the following record [cited Pa German Society Proceeding Vol. 6 pg. 194]:
child birth parents Baptism
Conrad 12/18/1746 Valentin Alt 3/14/1747 Catharina
Valentin was still at Faulkner Swamp in February, 1755 but by April 13 of that year he had settled in York County [Cited Relating to the German Settlers of Pa. & Adjacent Territory from advertisements in German Newspapers 1743-1800 compiled by Edward W. Hocker, 1935 Germantown, Pa,]. The following records show the change of residence:
Child birth parents sponsors baptism
Valentine Alt Johannes Bouschman 4/13/1755 Catharina & wife
[cited pg. 29 of Rev. Jacob Lishy's Private Records, Collection of the Historical Society of York county, Pa.].
Valti Alt signed his will in York County on July 18, 1755, and it was admitted for probate there on January 10, 1756 [York co., Pa. Probate Records Administration Bonds, 1756. An English translation of it is presented herewith, along with a copy of the inventory of his personal estate.
WILL OF VALENTIN ALT
In the name of the Holy Trinity and if faith in Jesus Christ, on July 18, in the year 1755, I Valentin Alt, make my last will, while in good understanding. Imprimis, I give my son Adam Alt for his inheritance from me one shilling sterling. Secondly, my son Jacob Alt shall have my place and all that I have for 105., and as the children become of age he shall pay 15. good lawful money to each, and if a child dies [so sohl die Mauten das Keind Erben.....this in unintelligible to me (H.J.Y)]. My son Jacob shall keep the children and clothe them until they have learned a trade, or as the [Mauten] and executors and my son see fit. The children shall be brought up in the word of God. My son Jacob shall give my wife Maria Catharina 10 bushels of wheat and 5 bushels of corn each year as long as she lives, and keep a cow for her (she shall have her choice of my cows), and my son shall give her 100 pounds of pork each year, and 10s. cash, and if it no longer pleases my wife to live with my son, he shall build her a separate house, and make a garden there. The bed and one chest my wife shall have, 2 tins dishes, a [heflein] to make soup and a [schmeltz penlein-melting pan?] and a lamb for making [illegible] my wife shall have that so long as she lives and remains a widow; but if she marries again she shall receive from my son Jacob the grain and corn, but the feeding of the cow, and sowing of the flax shall no longer be done for her when she remarries. As executors I have nominated Johnannes Heckedorn and Andreas Schenck. This is and remains my last will, Vallenttein Alt.
Valti Alt (seal) Johannes Heckedor Andreas Schinck
(Translation made by Mr. Henry James Young, Director of the Historical Society of York County, York, Pennsylvania.)
An inventory of the Good, & Chattles of Vallentin OUtl Late of the County of York Deced who died Intestate [Sic!] Imprint
- To 2 Hoursses.................................... 10 0 0
- To 1 Cow......................................... 2 10 0
- To 1 haffer & one smal Bool...................... 1 6 0
- To 3 Hogs........................................ 0 10 0
- To 1 old Plow and all as be Langs to it.......... 0 15 0
- To Mole & Whechas................................ 0 6 0
- To 2 Old axes & one hogshed...................... 0 10 6
- To 1 old Kroven How &............................ 0 4 0
- To 1 hand saw.................................... 0 2 6
- To 1 old Spade................................... 0 1 0
- To I Dung fork................................... 0 1 0
- To 1 Hay fork.................................... 0 1 0
- To 1 dron Cettel................................. 0 15 0
- To 1 Smal Fryen pan.............................. 0 2 0
- To old sietes.................................... 0 2 6
- To 1 Hamer & one Smal Anvel & woel [?]Stone...... 0 1 0
- To 3 ougers...................................... 0 6 0
- To 3 Pewter Basons & 3 Dishes & 2 Pew Plates..... 1 9 0
- To 6 Old Spoonce................................. 0 1 0
- To 1 old Ouger or Bore to Bore with.............. 0 1 0
- To 1 Pewter Tanckert............................. 0 3 0
- To 3 Bell........................................ 0 7 6
- To 2 old Collars & 2 pair of Iron Trases......... 0 18 0
- To 2 Old Sadles.................................. 1 7 0
- To 1 old Sied sadle.............................. 1 6 0
- To 1 old krine Stone............................. 0 1 0
- To 1 Old Cutting Box & what belangs to it........ 0 5 6
- To 1 old Drowing knive........................... 0 1 0
- To 1 cavich tibe & 1 smal Casek & Bucked......... 0 2 6
- To 1 old Cratel.................................. 0 0 6
[End of 1st pg.]
- Bright over from other site 23 17 0
- To Glass Bottles................................. 0 0 9
- To 1 Bed & Bed Stead............................. 1 10 0
- To 1 Corry comb.................................. 0 0 10
- To 1 ChaSt....................................... 0 18 0
- To 1 Book of CriSteanety......................... 0 3[?]0
- To 1 fownal...... ............................... 0 0 6
- To 2 Iron Leadles & 1 Flash fork................. 0 3 0
- To 1 Dough Trough................................ 0 1 6
- To 1 old Taiken Iron............................. 0 2 6
- To 1 pair of Sceils to way with.................. 0 7 6
- To 3 old bags.................................... 0 4 6
- The Improvements with all buildings.............. 80 0 0
- To one obligation of hand from
- John Koplin in Philada County for 40 0 0
147 11 1
The above is a true appraisament of such of the Effects of Vallentin Oult Deced as Came to our view according to the best of Judgement:
Valentin Schmeker [name of second witness undecipherable]
Letter of Administration of the estate of Valentin Alt, deceased, were granted to Maria Catharina Alt, April 1, 1756, by the Register of York County [Will Bk. 1a pg. 133]. Guardians were appointed by the Court for Frederick Alt, "minor Orphan Son of Valentin Alt late of York Township Yeoman deceased," and for Henry, Conrad, Catharina, Valentine, and Philip, "Minor orphan children of the said Valentine," on November 28, 1759 [York Co. Orphans court records Bk. A pg. 129]. On December 1, 1762, "Came into Court Henry Conrad, [Miller, Codorus township,] who intermarried with Maria Katrina Alt late the widow of Valentine Alt deceased and Administratrix with a Copy of an english Translation of the Will of the said Deceased annexed & produced the Accoumpts of their Administration of the Personal Estate of the said Deceased by which (after having been examined and approved by the court) it appears that there is a Ballance in the Hands of the said Henry Conrad the Sum of thirteen Pounds Sixteen Schillings & eleven pence Subject to Destribution of which The sum of four Pounds twelve Shillings and Three pence is the Widows Third which Sum the Court do decree that the said Henry retain in his hand in full of his Wifes Third of the personal Estate of the said Deceased And the Court do decree that the said Henry do pay unto Adam Alt the sum of two Pound and One shilling in full of his share of the personal Estate of the said Deceased and do pay unto Jacob, Frederick, Henrich, Conrad, Katrina, Valentine, and Philip Alt or to the Guardians of such of them as are under age (if not already paid) the sum of twenty shillings and six pence each and thereupon the court do order him Quietus " [Bk. A pg. 247-8].
Valentin Alt was married twice. The second wife was a daughter of Martin and Anna Catharina Schmidt, of Emershausen [now incorporated into a new community called Weilrod today] from the Osinger Land [this is a mistaken reading of Usinger Land]. Maria Catharina was born December 1, 1722, and died Jun. 18, 1759, of the measles. After Valentin's death, she married, as mentioned above, Henry Conrad, by whom she had one child, both Henry and this child surviving her. She was buried on their place [cited Vital Records of Christ Lutheran Church York co., Pa. Vol. 5 pg. 570 Collections of the Historical Society of York co. Pa.].
The children of Valentin Alt and his first and second wife Maria Catharina (Schmidt) Alt are as follows:
- *1 Adam Alt b. c. 1734 Germany
- *2 Jacob Alt b. c. 1734 Germany
- 3 Anna Margaret Alt b. 9 Apr. 1742 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.; d. there 1745
- 2nd. marriage:
- *4 John "Frederick" Alt b. 7 Nov. 1743 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.
- *5 Anna Catherine Alt b. 30 Sep. 1744 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.
- *6 John Henrick "Henry" Alt b. 31 Oct. 1745 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co. Pa.
- *7 Conrad Alt b. 18 Dec. 1746 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.
- 8 Catherine Alt b. 29 Sep. 1748 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.
- *9 Valentine "Felty" Alt b. 22 Mr. 1750 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.
- 10 Philip Alt b. 12 Oct. 1750/2 Faulkner Swamp, Montgomery co., Pa.
- 11 Elizabeth Alt b. 13 Apr. 1755 York co., Pa.; d. before 20 Nov. 1795 York co., Pa.
1. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 2nd series Vol. 14 pg. 522. "5 Apr. 1788 York co. 7th Battalion 7th Co. Capt. George Geishelman, Lieutenant Andrew Lau, Ensign Valentin Alt."
2. Daughter of American Revolution Patriot Index, pg. 82. 1996 Washington D.C. 771 pgs.; 1st Supplement 1969; Second Supplement, 1973.
3. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 2nd Series Vol. 14 pg. 536. "York co. Pa. 5th Battalion 7th co. 17 Jun. 1779."
4. Nellie Wallace Reeser, Valentin Alt, His Children and Grandchildren (1949), pg. 85-90.
"Valentine Ault was born March 22, 1750 [The Pennsylvania German Society Proceedings Vol. 20 1909 pg. 200-1], as noted above on page 1.
After his father's death he became the ward of George Myer and Philipp Zeegler on November 28, 1759 [York County Pa. Orphans Court records Book A pg. 129] On May 26, 1761 his guardian petitioned Orphans Court to approve and the Court did approve the following indenture for Valentine's apprenticeship
[York County Pa. Orphans Court Book A pg. 175]: Came into court George Nyer and Phillip Zeegler guardians of Valentine Alt a minor Orphan son of Valentine Alt late of York township Yeoman deceased and prayed that the said minor Valentine Alt may be bound an apprentice to Michael Kaiselman of Shrewsbury township shoemaker it is considered by the court and the said minor Valentine Alt is hereby bound an apprentice to the said Michael Kaisleman until he shall be of the age of twenty one years in consideration whereof the said Michael Kaisellman doth covenant and agree to teach or cause to be taught the said apprentice the art or mystery of a shoemaker which he now practiseth to read the bible to write and arithmetick as far as the rule of three direct and to furnish and allow the said apprentice suffiecient meat drink apparel washing & lodging during the said term and at the expiration thereof to pay unto him one set of tools belonging to his trade and two suits of apparel one whereof shall be new and of the value of six pounds or six pounds in money which the said apprentice shall then chose.
On February 18, 1776 [ York County Pa. deeds book 2 A pg. 458] Valentine obtained title to 45 3/4 acres of land in Codorus township from Elias Olster and his wife Anna Maria, one of the daughters of Christain Lau, of Manchester township, deceased.. The tract had been surveyed and laid off from a larger tract on August 16, 1774 for Elias in right of his wife, the land being part of the estate of Christian Lau. One acre of this land Valentine and Catherine Alt deed to George Eister on December 14, 1787 [ York county Pa. Deeds Book 2G pg. 533]. The remainder they deeded to Henry Steinsiffert on March 15, 1788
[York county Pa, deeds Book 2G pg. 515].
Orginal assessment rolls for Codorus township York county carry Valentine Alt's name for the years 1778, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1786. The roll for 1783 carries the following population count: Valentine Alt 6 inhabitants, 1 negro, 1 house, 1 outhouse, 2 cattle and 4 sheep.
Baptismal records for children of Valentine and Catharine Alt in York county are the Following: St. Paul's (Wolf's church West Manchester township York county Pennsylvania:
- Johann Peter b. 2/16/1776 bap 2/25/1776 parents Valentin Alt Catharine Sponsors Peter Lau Eva Lau, single [Records of St. Pauls (Wolf's Reformed Church West Manchester township York county Pa. Collections of th Historical Society of York county pg. 8]
- Joh: Jacob b. 8/1/1778 bap. 8/30/1778 parents Valentin Alt Cath. sponsors Peter Lau and wife [Records of St. Pauls (Wolf's Reformed Church West Manchester township York county Pa. Collections of the Historical Society of York county pg 9]
- Andreas b. 91/19/1781 bap. 10/14/1781 parents Valentine Alt Cath. sponsors Andreas Lau and wife [Records of St. Pauls (Wolf's Reformed Church West Manchester township York county Pa. Collections of the Historical Society of York county pg. 11] Susanna b. 1/15/1784 bap. 4/11/1784 parents Valentine sponsors Christian Noll Catharina Lau [Records of St. Pauls (Wolf's Reformed Church West Manchester township York county Pa. Collections of th Historical Society of York county pg 12 ]. St. Pauls's (Ziegler's) Church North Cordous Township York County, Pennsylvania:
- Michael b. 11/9/1786 bap 2/17/1787 parents Valentin Alt Catharina sponsors Michaell Neumann Susanna Lau [Register of St. Paul's (Zieglers's) Church North Codorus township York county Pa. Collections of the Historical Society of York county pg. 7].
Valentin and Catharine Alt were sponsors at the baptism of Catharine, daughter of Philip and Dorothea Heilman, at Friedensaal chuch Springfield township York county Pennsylvania February 12, 1786 [Records of St. Pauls (Wolf's Reformed Church West Manchester township York county Pa. Collections of the Historical Society of York county pg 7].
Beginning in the 1789 and continuing through 1796 Valentine Ault's name appears on the tax rolls of Somerset township Washington county Pennsylvania. The lists for 1796 give the following items: Valentine Ault Land 76 valuation 20; cleared land valuation 3, dwelling cabin 1 valuation 1, Small cabin barn 1 valuation 0, horses 2 valuation 10, cows 2 vaulation 4].
On May 4, 1792 Valentine obtained title to a tract of land, "Blackwood" 78 acres 58 perches on Pigeon Creek Somerset township Washington county Pennsylvania. The grantors were Philip Black and his wife Catherine deeded this land to John Ogilbee of Cumberland county, Pennsylvania [Washington County Pa. Deeds Book 1 N pg. 334-6] Federal census records for Valentine Ault include the following: 1790 Pennsylvania Washington County Head of household Felty Ault free white males 16 or over = 2 under 16 = 4 age not stated = 0 free white females 16 or over = 0 under 16 = 0 age not stated = 2 all other free white persons 16 or over = 0 under 16 = 0 age not stated = 1. 1820 Ohio Belmont county Richland township head of household Valentine Ault males under 10 = 0 16-26 = 0 over 45 = 1 females under 10 = 1 16-26 = 1 over 45 = 1 (1 ag).
On October 25, 1798 [Belmont county Ohio Deeds Book A pg. 371-2; Jefferson county Ohio Deeds Book 1 pf. 91-2] obtained title to 100 acres in Belmont county, Ohio from Bazalee Wells and wife, Sally of Brooke county Virgnia (now West Virginia). This land is on McMahon's creek, and both men supposed it too be in Jefferson county, Ohio, but later survey showed it to be in Belmont county. It lies in Section 4 town 7 Range 4. Beginning with this tract of land, Valentine bought and sold many pieces of farm land in Belmont county up to and including the year 1824 as shown by deed in the office of the recorder at St. Clairsville.
Valentine died intestate not later than October 11, 1826 [Belmont County Ohio Deeds Probate court Case 647]. There were eight heirs who signed the deeds transferring their interests in Valentine's land to Thomas Genin. They were the following: sons: Frederick Ault of Cinncinnati, Ohio; Andrew Ault (who had a wife, Mary) oof Morgan county, Ohio, Peter Ault (wife, Barbara) of Coshocton county, Ohio, Michael Ault (wife Hannah) of Henry county, Indiana; George (wife Polly) of Belmont county Ohio; Jacob Ault of Belmont county Ohio; daughters Susanna Rose (husband John) of Mercer county, Pennsylvania Catherine Rose (husband Henry), of Mercer county Pennsylvania, also [Belmont county Ohio deeds book M pg. 57]
Valentine Alt served in the American Revolution war, as the following references show: Pennsylvania Archives 6 th series Volume 2 pg. 521: Jun 17, 1779 York County Militia 7th company Captain George Geishelmann Lieutenant Andrew Lau Ensign Valentine Alt; pg. 562 April 5, 1778 York county 6th company Captain George Gisselman Ensign Valentine Alt; pg. 641 October 10 to December 10, 1781 Captain James Edger's Pay roll Ensign Valentine Alt; pg. 674 Class Roll of Captain George Giselman's Company for the year 1782 Lieutenant Andrew Low Ensign Valentin Alt; pg. 686 Arrangement of York County Militia 5th Battalion 7th company Lieutenant Colonel Francis Remer Major Joseph Willon (Willson?) Captain George Geishellman Lieutenant Andrew Rau (Lau?) Ensign Valentine Alt.; pg. 697 Captain Giselman's company Valentine Alt.
Valentine Ault seems to have been married twice, both wives bear the name Catharine. The first one was a daughter of Peter Lau of York county Pennsylvania, as stated in Peter's will, filed at York on March 14, 1806. According to this will Catharine was already deceased [ York County Pa. Wills Book N. pg. 339-42]. She was an aunt of Mrs Phillip Ault of Belmont county Ohio and of Mrs. Valentine Ault of Wayne county ohio [ York County Pa. Wills Book N. pg. 339-42]; [Washington co. Pa. Orphans Court Records Bk. B 1791 - 1816 pg. 22]..
Evidence that there was a second wife also named Catharine is found in several Belmont county deeds a late one bearing the wife's named dated April 19, 1820 [Belmont county Ohio Deeds book H pg. 199]."
5. Nellie Wallace Reeser, Chartered Records of the Valentin Alt Family In America, A (1963, West Lafayette, Indiana Handwritten/Typed Family Group Sheets 2876 pgs. bound in 4 vols), pg. 3, 1951, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington DC 20540-4570, CS71.A465.1963. Microfilmed 1984 L. C. Photoduplication Services Washington D.C. 2 reels. Copies in Indiana State Ligrary Genealogy Division www.statelib.lib.in.us; Phone: 317-232-3675; Fax: 317-232-3728 140 North Senate Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2296 and Latter Day Saints Family History Library 50 East North Temple Street Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 Phone: 801-538-2978; FAX: 801-240-1448; Library Photduplications Services Phone: 202-707-5640 quoted mein Nov. 2001 as follows after a $25.00 deposit above that for 1500 exposures @ 50 cents for neagative $750, 2 reels postive $96., processing and retrieval fee $12 for grand total of $858.
6. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 6th Series Vol. 2 pg. 562. "5 Apr. 1778 York co., 6th Co., Capt. George Gisselman, Ensign Valentin Alt."
7. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 6th series Vol 2 pg. 641. "Oct. 10 to Dec. 10, 1781; Capt. James Edger's Pay roll, Ensign Valentine Alt."
8. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 6th Series Vol. 2 pg. 674. "Class Roll of Capt. Geiselman's Co. for the year 1782, Lieutenant Andrew Lau, Ensign Valentin Alt."
9. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 6th Series Vol. 2 pg. 697. "Capt Gisehlman's Co., Valentin Alt."
10. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 6th Series Vol. 2 pg. 521. "June 17, 1779 York Co. Militia 7th Co., Capt. George Gishelman; Lieut. Andrew Lau; and Ensign Valentine Alt."
11. Pa. Archives Series: 1st, 12 v; 2nd, 19 v; 3rd, 30 v; 4th, 12 v; 5th, 8 v, 6th, 15 v; 7th, 5 v; 8th, 9 v; 9th, 10 v (1852 - ?, Philadelphia and Harrisburg), 6th Series Vol 2 pg. ?586/686?. "Arrangement of York Co. Militia 5th battalion 7th Co. Lieut. Col. Francis Remer; Major Joseph Willion [Willson?]; Capt. George Geishelman; Liet. Andrew Rau [Lau?]; Ensign Valentine Alt."
12. D.A.R. Application, #639845. Applicant Judith Elaine (Mckee) Burns.
13. Keith A. Dull, Early German Settlers of York County Pennsylvania (1997), pg. 288. "Valinte b. on Mar 22, 1750 bapt. at New Hanover Lutheran Church in Montgomery co. spon by Valentin Voght and wife. He d. in 1826. He was a spon to the baptism of Valentin Alt in 1772. He m. Catharina dau. of Peter Lau (See entry in Manchester section)."
14. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, F733_01V1 Tree #0032, 16 Oct 1998, The Learning Company, Inc., Broderbund Blue Banne Division, 1700 Progress Dr., P.O. Box 100, Hiawatha, Ia. 52233-0100, www.Genealogy.com. "Valentine Ault born March 22, 1749/50 in Philadelphia, Pa. died bef. Octobe 11, 1826 in Belmont co., In. [shoould be Ohio] married Maria Catherine Lau daughter of Johann Lau and Susanna Ness died September 4, 1801. On Oct. 25, 17798 Valentine received title to 100 acres in Belmont co., Ohio on McMahon's Creek. It was supposed to be in Jefferson co. but later it was surveyed to be in Belmont co. m 2) Catherine ???. Served Revolutionary Was. Children are: Catherine Ault m. Henry Rose birthdate poss 17 Jan 1871 lived in Marcer co., Pa.; Johann Peter Ault b. February 16, 1776 York co., Pa. d. 1843; Johann Jacob Ault b. August 1, 1778 York co., Pa. [date listed as 8-1-1778 coube be 1 Aug of Jan 8] d. 1875 m. Elizabeth Andreas maiden name could be Al . lived Belmont co., Ohio; Andrew Ault b. September 10, 1781 York co., Pa. d. October 10, 1841 m. Mary Gladfelter lived in Morgan co., Ohio; Susanna Ault b. January 15, 1784 York co., Pa. m. John Rose liived in Mercer co., Pa.; Michael Ault b. November 9, 1786 Pennsylvania d. Mayy 12, 1865 Porter co., In.; Frederick Ault b. 1788 m. Nancy Hinds lived in Cincinnati, ohio; George Ault b. Dec. 1793 Pennsylvania possibly Washington co. d. Abt. 1875 possibly Macon co., Il. m 1) Margaret "Polly" ???? [ last name was listed as Ault] m 2) Amy Battins Belmont co., Ohio SOURCES: Mary Elizabeth O'Brien Ault Liz O'Brien Ault Home Page, Elctronis; Liz Ault Internet Tree Mary E. Ault, Electronic; E. Barry AUlt Jr.. Family Tree Maker Home Page of E. Barry Ault Jr., Electronic."
15. Ester Van Aken, Genealogy of Ault (Alt) Family (1969, 56 pg.), pg. 3,4. "Valentine Ault (Alt) Family. Valentine 1750 - 1826. Catherine 1801 - (?). II Valentine Ault (Alt)...(I Valentine). Valentine AUlt was born March 22, 1750. After his father's death he became a ward of George Myer and Phillip Ziegler, on Bov. 28, 1759 [York co. Penn. Orphans Court Record Book A pg. 129]. On May 26, 1761 his guardians petitioned orphans court to approve and the court did approve the following indenture for Walentine's apprenticeship [York co. Penn Orphans Court Records Bk. 1 pg. 175]: to teach the apprentice the art and mystery of a shoemaker, to read the Bible, to write, and arithmetic as far as the rule of three direct, and to furnish and allow meat, drink, washing and lodging during the term. At the espiration, thereof, to pay unto him one set of tools beloging to his trade and two suits of apparel, one shall be new and of value of six pounds in money which said apprentice the chuse. Valentine II seems to have been married twice, both wives bearing the name Catherine. The first one was a daughter of Peter Lau of York co., Pa., as stated in the will of Peter, filed at York co., Pa. March 14, 1806, according to this will Catherine was already deceased. [York co. Penn Wills Book L pg. 357-9]. She was an aunt of Mrs. Phillip Auly [York County WIlls Bk. L pg. 357-9 and C pg. 246ff] of Belmont county, Ohio and of Mrs. Valentine Ault of Wayne co., Ohio. Evidence of or that there was a second wife, alos named Catherine, is found in several Belmont co. deeds, a late one bearing the wife's named dated April 19, 1820. St. Paul's Reformed (Wolf's Church, W. Manchester township, York co., Pa. shows the following record concerning the children of Valentine II and Catherine Ault: Name: Johann Peter born 2-16-1776 baptised 2-25-1776 Sponsors: Peter Lau and Eva Lau (singe); Jon: Jacob bprn: 8-1-1778 baptised: 8-30-1778; sponsors: Peter Lau & wife; Andreas born: 9-19-1781 baptised: 10-14-1781 Sponsors: Andreas Lau and wife; Susanna born: 1-15-1784 baptised 4-11-1784 sponsors: Christine Holland and Catherine Lau. St. Paul's (Ziegler's Church No. Cordorus townhsip, York co., Pa. shows this record: Michael b. 11-9-1786 baptized 2-17-1787 sponsors: Michael Newman and Susanna Lau. There were three other children: Frederick, George and Catherine who signed deed transferring their interest in Valentine's estate to Thoas Genin, as shown later. On Feb. 18, 1776 [York co. Deeds Book 2A pg. 458] Valentine II obtained title to 45 and 3/4 acres of land in Cordorus township. Original assessment rolls of COrdorus township, YOrk co., Pa., carry Valentine's name for the years 1778, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1786. Beginning with 1789 and continuing through 1796 his name appears on tax rolls of Sommerset township, Washington co., Pa. On May 4, 1792 Valentine II obtained title to a tract of land "Blackwood" 78 acres 58 perches on Pigeon Creek, SOmmerset township, Washington co., Pa. On Sept. 20, 1727 Valentine II and his wife Catherine deeded this land to John Ogilbee [Washington couny Pa. Deeds Bk. I N pg. 334-6]. Federal census records for Valentine Alt are as follows: 1790 (as Felty AUlt) washingto co., Pa., 1820 Belmont co., Ohio. One Oct. 25, 1798 [Belmont co., Oh. Deeds Book A pg. 371-1] Valentine obtained title to 100 acres in Belmont co., Ohio - - this land is on McHahon's Creeks, supposed to be in Jefferson co., but a later survey showed it to be in Belmont co. Beginning with htis tract of land he bought and sold many pieces of land in Belmont co. up to and including the year 1824, as shown by deeds in the office of recorder at St. Clairsville. Valentine Alt served the American Revolution Was as Following references show: Pennsylvania Archives 6th serries Vol. 2: pg. 521 June 17, 1779 York co. Militia 7th Co. Ensign Valentine Alt; pg. 562 April 5, 1778 York co. 6th co. Ensign Valentine Alt; pg. 641 Oct. 10 to Dec. 10 1781 Capt. James Edgar's Payroll, Ensign Valentine Alt; pg. 674 Class Roll of Capt. Geo. Giselman's co. for year 1782 Enisgn Valentine Ale.; pg. 686 Arrangements of York co. Militia 5th Battalion Ensign Valentine Alt; Page 697 Capt. Giselman;'s co. Valentine Ault. Valentine Alt II died intestate, not later than Oct. 11, 1826 [Belmont County Ohio Probate Court]. The were eight heirs who signed deeds transferring their interests in Valentine's estate (land) to Thomas Genin. They were the following [Belmont co., Ohio Deeds Book M pg. 57 ff]: Frederick Ault of Cincinnatti, Ohio; Andreas Ault (who had a wife Mary) of Morgan co., Ohio; Peter Ault (wife Barbara) of Coshocton co., Ohio; *George AUlt (wife Polly) of Belmont co., Ohio; Jacob Ault of Belmont co., Ohio; Susanna Rose (husband John) of Mercer co., Pa.; Catherine Rose (husband Henry) of Mercer co., Pa."
16. Pennsylvania German Society Proceedings, Vol. 20 pg. 200-1.
Valentine "Felty" Ault, Jr.'s Timeline
March 22, 1750
Montgomery County, Pennsylavnia
May 6, 1750
New Hanover Lutheran Church, , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 16, 1776
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States
August 1, 1778
W. Manchester, Cordurus Twp., York, Pennsylvania
September 19, 1781
W. Manchester, , York, Pennsylvania
January 15, 1784
West Manchester, York County, Pennsylvania
November 9, 1786
York County, Pennsylvania, United States
1788/1795 Cincinnati, Oh
January 17, 1791