Family: Hendrick (Henry) VanHook/Deborah Parent (F916)

m. 15 Jul 1721


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  • Father | Male
    Hendrick (Henry) VanHook

    Born  1701  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  19 Feb 1701  Nydrc - Albany, NY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1750  Upper Freehold, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  15 Jul 1721  Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Laurens (Lawrence) Arentszen VanHook | F64 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Johanna Hendricks Smith | F64 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Deborah Parent

    Born  Abt 1700   
    Died  Aft 1750   
    Buried     
    Father  Living | F4728 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Female
    Mary VanHook

    Born  1722  Freehold, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  8 Jul 1722  Old Brick Reformed Church, Marlboro, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1771  Loudon, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Potts Cemetery, Hillsboro, Loudon, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thomas Purcell, Sr | F917 
    Married  Bef 1740  Bucks, PA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Dr. Lawrence VanHook

    Born  Abt 1724  Freehold, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Between 1797 and 1805  Maurice River, Cumberland, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary | F918 
    Married  Abt 1750  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    William VanHook

    Born  Abt 1730  Freehold, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1776  Maurice River, Cumberland, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
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    Child 5 | Male
    Samuel VanHook, Sr

    Born  15 Nov 1733  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Abt 1809  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Living | F1354 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Male
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  • Notes  Married:
    • Some researchers show Deborah Parent as the daughter of William Parent and Elizabeth Sickels - but have seen no proof of this.

      19 Feb 1701 - NYDRC Baptisms; Louwerens Van Hoek, Johanna Smith; Hendrik; Joost Palding, Elsje Myer wife of Bernardus Smith

      14 Aug 1724 - Inventory of estate of Lawrence VanHook (presented at Perth Amboy, NJ)
      Bond of Henry Van Hook and Parant 1 May 1730, 28 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence
      (this would be a debt that Henry & his wife Deborah Parent borrowed from his brother Lawrence)

      10 Oct 1737 - Henry VanHook, one of men who inventoried estate of John Clap of Freehold, NJ
      Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Volume 30, page 94

      19 Oct 1747 - The New York Gazette (revived in the Weekly Post Boy)
      To be sold at publick Vendue, on Wednesday the 25th of November next: A Lot of Ground near the Swamp, this city, belonging to Henry Van Hook, of New Jersey; for the Title and Conditions of Sale, enquire of Abraham Lodge.

      15 Apr 1748 - Inventory of estate of John Hankinson includes debt from Henry Van Hook.
      Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Volume 30, page 220

      22 Feb 1749 - Account of estate of Walter Wilson mentions Henry Van Hook.
      Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Volume 30, page 537

      22 Jul 1750 - Henry VanHook witness to will of Joseph Clegg of New Hanover, Burlington Co., NJ
      Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, Volume 30, page 99

      29 Oct 1750
      Early New Jersey Marriages - Extracts
      FHLC 0888704; Vol. G, 1739-1791 (total of 327 bonds) #051 - #100
      #051; John GISBERTSON Jr and Peter WATSON of Upperfreehold in the County of Monmouth, yeo'n... [bound to]... Jonathan BELCHER, Governor... 500 pounds... 29 Oct 1750. ... John GISBERTSON Jr... obtained license of marriage for himself and for Margaret ROBINS of the place above said, spinster... [w] Henry VAN HOOK, Joseph ARNEY

      (note: It is suspected that John Gisbertson Jr. was a descendant of Jan Gysbertsen van Meteren, who immigrated from the province of Gelderland, Holland, to New Utrecht, Kings Co., NY (present day Brooklyn) in 1663, then later to Monmouth Co., NJ).

      Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey
      First Series, Volume 30, page 499
      18 Feb 1750-51 Van Hook. Henry, of Upper Freehold. Monmouth Co., yeoman: will of. Wife, Deborah. Son, Lawrence, half of land near Manalapan, adjoining Thomas Hankinson; other half to Lawrence's uncle, Aaron Van Hook. Son, Benjamin, land bought of John Nesmith, at Middletown Point. When, son, Isaac is of age, testator's dwelling house and lot, in Allenstown, to be sold and money to testator's wife, and to sons, William, Samuel and Isaac. Executors— wife, and son Lawrence. Witnesses— Ephraim Robins, Benjamin Allen, William Lawrence. Proved March 7, 1750. Lib. 6, p. 419.

      (Note: while Henry was living in Allentown, in Upper Freehold, at his death - located in far southwest Monmouth County, he also owned land in Matawan (called Middletown Point) at the far northern point of Monmouth that he left to his son, Benjamin)

      1750-1, March 4. Inventory (£75.8.7) includes bond of Benjamin Allen, bills of Thomas Herbert and Nathaniel Bowman. Made by William Lawrence, Jr., Benjamin Allen.