Catherine Balck

Female 1703 - Aft 1770


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  • Born  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  3 Sep 1703  NYDRC - New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  Aft 1770  Orange, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Jacob Balck,   b. 1674, Amsterdam, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1703 and 1707, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Van Tienhoven,   c. 12 Jan 1681, NYDRC - New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1744, Leeds Point, Atlantic, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Arand (Aaron, Arent, ) VanHook,   c. 9 Oct 1698, NYDRC - New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Orange, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1722 
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    Married:
    • 9 Oct 1698 - NYDRC Baptisms; Lourens Van Hoek, Hanna Smith; Arent; Pieter Sinjo, Johanna Van Spyk wife of Evert Van Hoek

      Woodward, E. M.. "History of Burlington and Mercer counties, New Jersey, with biographical sketches of many of their pioneers and prominent men." Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883. - page 817, Hopewell Township, Hopewell taxpayers in 1722
      Frederick Debough, 7 cattle/horses, 0 sheep, 0 slaves, no land
      Aran Vanhook (spelled "funhuck" in the tax list), 10 cattle/horses, 0 sheep, 0 slaves, 200 acres
      (note - Aaron is listed immediately after Frederick, his brother-in-law, indicating they lived on the same property or right next to each other)

      NEW JERSEY COLONIAL RECORDS, Volume 11, Extracts from American Newspapers, relating to New Jersey, 1704-1739
      24 Feb 1731
      To be SOLD.
      AT Publick Vendue on Wednesday the 24th of February next at the City of Perth-Amboy the several Tracts and Parcels of Land following, being Part of the Estate of Mr. George RESCARRICKS, deceased.
      1. A Farm or Plantation now in the Possession of John BROWN scituate at Cranberry in the County of Middlesex, containing 400 Acres of Land, with a House and Barn whereof 200 Acres of said Land is clear and within Fence.
      2. The one half of a Tract of 300 Acres of Land on Millstone River, with a small House and Orchard thereon, and about 50 Acres of said Tract clear Land.
      3. The half of 80 Acres of Land at Freehold and the Half of a Saw-Mill thereon erected, in the Possession of Aaron VAN HOOK. Also the one third of another Saw-Mill on said Tract in the Possession of Thomas WARNER.

      (the following records from "The Town records of Hopewell, New Jersey." United States: Board of Managers of the New Jersey Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1931)

      (page 16) 12 Mar 1733 - Hopewell, Mercer Co., NJ - "At this town meeting... Elected by a Plurality of voices"
      Aran Vanhook - "overseer of the upper road on the north side of Stony Brook"

      (page 17) 8 Dec 1733 - "Aran Vanhook By the Dictates of The Law hath Recorded a Small Brown Roonish Paceing mare three year old Past No Ear mark nor Brand with a Shod Switch taile and Lately trimmed to a Come.... Returned to the owner"

      (page 68) 27 Feb 1734/5 - "Aran Vanhook By the Dictates of The Law haith Recorded a Brownish Bay Horse About eleven or twelve Years old without Either Ear marks or Brand, a Star in his forehead and his off hind Legg White and a White Spot on his off thie"... "Ditto The Same Person haith Recorded a Mouse Coulered Yearling mare Colt without Either Ear marks or Brand."

      (page 70) 8 Mar 1736 - Aran Vanhook and Charles Huff - elected constables

      (page 79) 11 Dec 1740 - "Aran Vanhook By the Dictates of The Law hath Recorded a Small Brown mare About Six years Old having a Colt that comes one year old. She hath A Star & A Blaze in her face No Ear mark She hath been Branded but cant be discerned what it is She is about 13 hands high & is A Trotter."

      (page 81) 23 Jan 1741 - Deliquents made up their accounts to January 1741 Excepting Some who hath not Appeared which is as followes: Aron Vanhook, Elizabeth Morgan, Robert Akers

      Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey
      First Series, Volume 30, page 145
      18 Jun 1743 - Inventory of estate of William Disbrow of Hopewell Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ, cordwainer; includes debt due from Aaron Vanhook.

      25 Mar 1745
      Arent VanHook was the administrator of the estate of Sarah Van Tienhoven [Balck] Sooy (his mother in law) and her second husband Joost Sooy - from New Jersey Archives - New Jersey Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills, Vol II, 1730 to 1750
      Pg 448 - 25 Mar 1745 - Joost Sooy of Great Egg Harbor, Gloucester Co., Int. Adm'r, Arand Van Hook. Bondsman - Isaac Anderson, yeoman. Both of Hunterdon Co. Witnnesses - Thos. Hunloke, Wm. Sorsby. - Liber 5, page104
      Pg 448 - 25 Mar 1745 - Sarah Sooy of Great Egg Harbor, Gloucester Co., Int. Adm'r, Arand Van Hook. (Another paper shows Joost and Sarah Sooy had sons Joseph and Nicholas). - Liber 5, page104


      1755 Tax List for Orange Co., NC, lists Aaron Van Hook

      Orange Cty., NC Deed Bk. 1, p.171, 1 Nov. 1751, Granville to Hosea Tarply of Granville, planter, 3 shillings payed by Tarply, 400 A or head of Flat F., begin at a poplar, W 256 poles to a white oak, S 256 poles to a red oak, E 256 poles to a red oak , N 256 poles to the first station signed Granville by James Innes, Francis corbin(Colonel), wit: James campbell, W. Churton Surveyor), proved by Churton June Term 1756

      Orange Co., NC Deed Book 1, p. 175 9 June 1756 Hosea Tarply of Orange, planter, to Aaron Vanhook of same, planter, fifty pds., 400 A, on waters of Flat River begin at a poplar, W 256 poles to a white oak, 5 256 poles(16.5' in each pole) to a red oak,E 256 poles to a red oak, N 256 poles to the first station., Granville to Taply 1 Nov 1751, signed Hosea Tarply, Sarah Tarply, wit: none June Term 1756.

      Aaron Vanhook's estate (400 acres) was in present day Person Co., NC slightly east of Roseville near Hwy. #49 which was the Indian trading path between Petersburg,Va. and Charlotte, NC. It was in Caswell Co. from 1777 to 1792.

      Orange Cty., NC Deed Bk 3, pp 220-221 - 16 Jan 1770 - deed states that there was "no consideration given" for this land (no money changed hands) - Indenture made 16 day of Jan. 1770... between Katherine VanHook widow, Lawrence VanHook, David VanHook, all of the County of Orange, Province of North Carolina, Executors of Aron VanHook deceased of the one part and Samuel VanHook of the same place of the other part, witness that the above said Katherine, Lawr. & David VanHook have given, granted, released and confirmed & by these presents doth fully freely & absolutely give, grant, release and confer a certain tract and parcel of land situated and lying and being in County of Orange and on both sides of the North part of Flat River, begin at a poplar tree, S 23 chains to a white oak& Black Oak, W 28 chains to a black oak, N 10.5 chains to a red oak & black oak saplin, W to David Vanhook's line, N45 degrees West to the old corner White oak 17 chains East to the first station, ...100 acres of land, it being part of 400 acres consigned to Aron VanHook decd. by Hosea Tapley deed dated 9 June 1756... signed Katherine VanHook, Lawr. VanHook, David VanHook, witnessed William Rankin, Morning (her X mark) Letman. Deed was registered by April Court, 1779.

      Caswell County deeds (Deed Book A, Page 101, 6 November 1778) "Between Lawr. Van Hook of the County of Caswell, State of North Carolina, Planter, one part, and Robert McReynolds of the same County and State, said Van Hook for and in consideration of 250 Pounds, land situated Caswell Co. on the waters of Flat River…adjoining south side of Isaac Vanhook's tract, containing 104 acres more or less, part of a tract grated to Hosea Tapley by James Innes & Francis Corbin Esq. which was grated by Hosea Tabley to Aaron Van Hook, which came to Lawrence Van Hook by descent, with all profits, privileges & appurtenances etc. etc. Signed - In Presense of Alex Rose, Loyd Vanhook. Lawr V Hook (Seal)"
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      Will Book A, Orange Co. NC 1756-1788, page 9-10, 1760 Will of Aaron Van Hook:

      In the name of God Amen, this tenth day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred & Sixty, I, Aaron Vanhook of the County of Orange & Parish of Saint Matthews & Province of North Carolina, being in perfect mind & memory thanks be to God, & calling to mind that uncertainty Death & the difficulty my family might be put to after my decease my will and desire is as follows, first and foremost I recommend my soul to God that gave it & my body to the earth from whence it came to be decently buried after my decease at the discretion of my executors hereinafter named, nothing doubting but that I shall receive the same again at the Resurrection by the Mighty Power of God, & as for my temporal estate which it hath pleased the Almighty God to bless me with in this life, my will & desire is as follows, to wit, as for all my estate real and personal, I leave to Katherine my wife to dispose of at her own will, & to enjoy & possess the same during her life provided she continues in widowhood, but be it remembered when she shall alter her state of widowhood by marriage it is my desire that she shall dispose of my estate to my children as though she was departing life, reserving her equitable part, & lastly I do ordain, Nominate & Constitute Katherine my wife & my two sons Lawrence Vanhook & David Vanhook, to be my executors of this my last Will and Testament, to see the same fully performed & executed according to my intent herein mentioned. Renouncing all other Wills & Testaments heretofore made & done. Ratifying & confirming this & no other to be my last Will & Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day & year first above written.

      Aaron Vanhook (Seal)

      Lidia Vanhook
      Bridgit Vanhook
      Thomas (X) Morgan

      At an Inferior Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions begun and held for the County of Orange at the Court House in ? on the second Tuesday in August in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty. Present his Majesties Justices & c. The execution of the within Will was duly proved by the oaths of Lidia Vanhook & Bridget Vanhook and ordered to be Recorded.

      TESTE: James Watson C.S.C.
    Children 
     1. Lawrence VanHook,   b. 1723, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1801, Person, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jacob VanHook,   b. 1724, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. David VanHook, Sr,   b. 1726, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Caswell, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Aaron VanHook, Jr.,   b. Abt 1730, Hopewell, Hunterdon, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah VanHook,   b. 26 Aug 1740, Hopewell, Hunterdon, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1813, Elk Garden, Russell, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Samuel VanHook,   b. Abt 1746, Hopewell, Hunterdon, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1813, Nicholas, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Isaac VanHook,   b. Abt 1748,   d. 1800, Person, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  29 Jun 2017 
    Family ID  F127  Group Sheet