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From: Barbara Terhune <>
Subject: Re: [DUTCH-COLONIES] Seeking James Vanderveer - died beforeNovember 1816, Somerset Co., NJ
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 14:53:15 -0500
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Thank you Leslie,
Leslie B. Potter wrote:
> Administrators are only appointed to settle the estate of a decedents
> who have died intestate. So if James' estate were handled by
> administrator not an executor, as you stated in paragraph # 2, James
> Vanderveer did not have a will. .
After all these years, I shouldn't be making such STUPID mistakes...but I
fear "senior moments" are becoming more frequent.
In Number 2 (below) it SHOULD read:
2. EXECUTORS were John GARRISON and Abraham QUICK
I am hoping that the names of other heirs may also resolve my questions.
> Barbara Terhune wrote:
>> Greetings D-C listers,
>> I am seeking insight, Settlement papers and/or a will of James
>> Vanderveer (insert your OWN
>> spelling preference...choose from about 35 varieties).
>> What is KNOWN based on the 1816 document quoted below:
>> 1. Deceased is James Vandavier(sic) of Somerset Co., NJ
>> 2. Administrators were John GARRISON and Abraham QUICK
>> 3. $409.61 inheritance to heirs Henry Vandivier [HV] and Peter
>> Vandivier of Mercer Co., KY
>> delivered to them 16 Nov 1816 by Garret Terhune [GT] (son of
>> Stephen Garretse Terhune
>> and Margrietje Cornell of Somerset Co., NJ)
>> I believe the heir Henry Vandivier [HV] was the brother-in-law of Garret
>> Terhune [GT] who delivered
>> the inheritance. My records indicate that HV and GT married Van Nuys
>> sisters, Magdalena
>> and Catherine respectively.
>> My PROBLEM:
>> WHO is the deceased James Vanderveer/Vandavier/etc?
>> He isn't their father...Henry and Peter were the sons of Jan Vanderveer
>> and his wife
>> Sytie (ALSO a Vanderveer).
>> Might he be Jacobus Vanderveer, the brother of Henry and Peter Vanderveer?
>> Some records show their brother Jacobus died before Feb 1815 (timing is
>> good), that he
>> married Margaret Hegeman and that they had no children.
>> OR is the deceased James Vanderveer related to them on their maternal
>> Woe is me....
>> I have the following document:
>> Mercer Co., KY Deed Book 10, page 111 = Money to heirs of James
>> "Rec'd Harrodsburg 26th Nov 1816 of Garret Terhune four hundred and
>> nine dollars sixty-one cents
>> being the full amount of money rec'd by said Terhune of JOHN
>> GARRISON and ABRAHAM QUICK,
>> Executors of JAMES VANDAVIER deceased of Summerset (sic) County
>> State of New Jersey.
>> Signed: HENRY VANDAVIER and PETER VANDAVIER
>> witness: JOHN HANNA"
>> I would be most grateful if someone has a will and/or settlement papers
>> for this James Vanderveer
>> and can shed light on his relationship with Henry and Peter Vandivier of
>> Mercer Co., KY.
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