William Vandever

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William Vandever

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Death: August 1718 (62)
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Son of Jacob Jacobson Van Der Veer and Catharina Jane Johansdotter
Husband of Alice Smith
Brother of Jacobse; Hendrick Van Der Veer; Cornelius Vandever; John Vandever; Jacob Vandever and 2 others

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About William Vandever

William Vandever was born in 1656 in Manhattan and died 8 October 1718 on Van der Veer’s Island. He had no children. He married Alice Smith [English], daughter of Francis Smith of Kennet Township, Chester County, Pa. The will of William Vandever, innkeeper, of Brandywine Ferry, proved 13 October 1718, bequeathed £5 to the Swedes’ church and left all of the remainder of his estate to his wife Alice. She then married Samuel Kirk on 8 January 1720. In her will of 12 March 1731/2, she devised to her husband Samuel Kirk the ferry and adjoining lands for life, after which they were to go to Jacob Vandever, Jr., son of Cornelius. The tombstone of Alice Kirk states that she died 13 March 1732 at the age of 63 years.

named in his father's will

The will was dated on 15 April 1698 at New Castle Co., Delaware, proved 30 Mar 1699. Jacob Vandeveer. Names wife, Katharine; my sons, John, Cornelius and William; my fourth son Jacob.

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New York, NY, USA
August 1718
Age 62