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46. Abraham5 Powelson (3341) (Magdalena4Smock, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 4 May 1760 in New Jersey. He married Mary Barkalow (3393) circa 1780.

Mary Barkalow (3393) was born circa 1760.

Children of Abraham5 Powelson (3341) and Mary Barkalow (3393) all born in Virginia were as follows:

47. Rinier5 Powelson (3346) (Magdalena4Smock, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 5 November 1769 in New Jersey. He married Elizabeth Alexander (3397) circa 1807.

Elizabeth Alexander (3397) was born in 1785 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey.

Children of Rinier5 Powelson (3346) and Elizabeth Alexander (3397) all born in Hampshire County, Virginia, were as follows:

48. Charles5 Powelson Jr. (2578) (Magdalena4Smock, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 16 June 1774 in New Jersey. He married Anne Alexander (3428) before 1795.

He was also known as Charles Powelson.

Anne Alexander (3428) was born circa 1778 in Virginia.

Children of Charles5 Powelson Jr. (2578) and Anne Alexander (3428) were as follows:

49. John5 Powelson (3349) (Magdalena4Smock, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born in 1778 in Five Mile Run, Somerset County, New Jersey. He married Chloe Ann Nelson (3439) before 1800.

Chloe Ann Nelson (3439) was born in 1782 in Five Mile Run, Somerset County, New Jersey.

Children of John5 Powelson (3349) and Chloe Ann Nelson (3439) were as follows:

50. Matthias5 Smock (3245) (Matthias4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)4 was baptized on 20 April 1760 in the First Reformed Church, Readington, Somerset County, New Jersey.32 He married Hannah Stout (3329) on 27 June 1781 in Readington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.54

He relocated before 1800 and came to reside in Montgomery County, New York.

Hannah Stout (3329) was born circa 1761.

Children of Matthias5 Smock (3245) and Hannah Stout (3329) were as follows:

51. Aeltje5 Smock (3246) (Matthias4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was baptized on 26 October 1762 in the First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset County, New Jersey.32 She married John William Kline (3402), son of Johan Jacob Kline (3403) and Veronica Gerdrutta (3404), on 24 January 1780.56 She died on 23 December 1818 at age 56.

John William Kline (3402)56 was also known as Johann Wilhelm. He was born on 5 January 1750.56 He was a tanner and a farmer after 1770. He died on 21 February 1818 in Homestead, Readington, Somerset County, New Jersey, at age 68.56 He was buried in Zion Graveyard.

Children of Aeltje5 Smock (3246) and John William Kline (3402) were as follows:

He was described as "a man of exemplary, devoted christian life, genial in spirit and abundant in hospitality, of unostentations manners, but yet of positive strength of character, who exerted a widespread influence for good." It is further recorded that he was regarded in later life "the patriarch of the section of country in which he lived commanding more than the respect of all who knew him."

52. Maria5 Smock (3247) (Matthias4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was baptized on 15 September 1765 in the First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset County, New Jersey.32 She married John Ditmars Jr. (3704), son of Private John Ditmars Sr. (3799) and Sophia Spader (3800), in 1787. She died in 1826.

She and John Ditmars Jr. (3704) had four children, all baptized at North Branch (or as later known, Readington) Reformed Church after 1787.

John Ditmars Jr. (3704) was born circa 1765. He was a witness chose John Ditmar, after the death of his father Matthias, as his guardian with Abraham Smock (3705) after 1791. He died in 1804.

Children of Maria5 Smock (3247) and John Ditmars Jr. (3704) were:

53. Leah5 Smock (2422) (Jacob4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 9 April 1774 in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania. She was baptized on 15 May 1774 in Reformed Dutch Church of Conewago, Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania.36 She married Gerardus Ryker Jr. (2423), son of Gerardus Ryker Sr. (2558) and Rachel Demaree (2425), on 5 May 1791 in Mercer County, Kentucky.57,58

She accompanied Sergeant Jacob Smock (2311) when Jacob relocated between 9 April 1774 and 1775 and came to reside in Virginia.

Gerardus Ryker Jr. (2423) was born on 4 November 1767 in Closter, Bergen County, New Jersey. He married (--?--) (2637) before 1791. He died after 7 January 1839 in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana.

Children of Leah5 Smock (2422) and Gerardus Ryker Jr. (2423) were as follows:

54. Samuel V.5 Smock (2313) (Jacob4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 7 October 1776 in Carlisle, Berkeley County, Virginia. He married Rachel Ryker (2314), daughter of Gerardus Ryker Sr. (2558) and Rachel Demaree (2425), on 8 November 1797 in Shelby County, Kentucky.59 He died on 5 July 1833 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, at age 56; or in Madison, Jefferson County, IN.

He was present at the indian attack that saw his brother Matthias killed, and two brothers captured, he suffered only a wound to his arm, this occurring sometime between 1793 and 1794. He relocated circa 1807 and came to reside in Jefferson County, Indiana. He relocated before 1833 and came to reside in Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana.

Rachel Ryker (2314) was born on 19 June 1773 in Tappan, Rockland County, New York; The Iowa Genealogical Society cemetery records state that "Rachel, wife of Samuel, died Oct 28, 1861, age 88 years, 4 months, and 9 days". Her son, David, lists the year of birth as 1864. Other records state a birth year of 1772. As of after 15 September 1781, her married name was Van Cleave. She married Henry Houghland (2477) on 6 January 1791 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.38 She married William Robbins (2555), son of Robbins (2556), on 31 December 1793 in Shelby County, Kentucky.60 She died on 28 October 1861 at age 88. She was buried in Mars Hill Cemetery, Wapello County, Iowa.

Children of Samuel V.5 Smock (2313) and Rachel Ryker (2314) were as follows:

She was also known as Polly.

She was given her middle name from a relative? "Ryker, Deborah married Watts, Major on 18 Jun 1793 in Shelby County, Kentucky."

55. John5 Smock (2481) (Jacob4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 7 October 1779 in Virginia. He married Catherine Carnine (3047), daughter of Sergeant Peter Carnine (3052) and Mary Seburn (3053), on 27 March 1800 in Mercer County, Kentucky.37 He died on 10 January 1829 in Jefferson County, Indiana, at age 49.12

He was taken prisoner by indians in the raid that left his brother Mathias dead between 1793 and 1794. He was rescued once General Wayne had arranged a treaty with the Indians at Greenville. His father, Jacob, took a keg of rum and went to the treaty. He got a French Canadian, an Indian trader, to buy the boys, Peter and John. This occured in 1795. He relocated 1822 and came to reside in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.64

Catherine Carnine (3047) was also known as Katherine. She was born in 1784. She died in 1835.

Children of John5 Smock (2481) and Catherine Carnine (3047) were as follows:

56. Reverend Abraham5 Smock (2547) (Jacob4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)65 was born on 8 July 1790 in Shelby County, Kentucky. He married Ann McCannon (3352) on 26 November 1809 in Shelby County, Kentucky.66 He married Catherine Gott (3353) on 19 May 1823 in Shelby County, Kentucky.66

He was also known as Abram. He lived before 1824 in Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana. He relocated circa 1827 and came to reside in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

Ann McCannon (3352) was born on 8 June 1789.

Children of Reverend Abraham5 Smock (2547) and Ann McCannon (3352) were as follows:

Catherine Gott (3353) was born on 10 March 1802. She died on 12 November 1854 at age 52; At twenty minutes past eight in the evening.

Children of Reverend Abraham5 Smock (2547) and Catherine Gott (3353) were as follows:

57. Catherine5 Smock (2494) (Jacob4, Jan3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 24 July 1793 in Shelby County, Kentucky. She married John V. Sebern (3354) circa 1816. She died on 7 December 1853 in Johnson County, Indiana, at age 60.

John V. Sebern (3354) was born on 8 October 1791 in Neshanic, Somerset County, New Jersey. He died on 16 November 1846 in Johnson County, Indiana, at age 55.

Children of Catherine5 Smock (2494) and John V. Sebern (3354) all born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, were as follows:

58. Matheus5 Fonteyn (2542) (Elizabeth4Smock, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born after 1760. He married Catherine Demaree (3461) before 1814.

He lived in 1772 in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania. He relocated before 1814 and came to reside in New York; While some of the Conewago Congregation of Low Dutch went to Kentucky, other's of the colony went to Western New York State. Is this one example of this migration?

Catherine Demaree (3461) was born circa 1784.

Children of Matheus5 Fonteyn (2542) and Catherine Demaree (3461) were:

59. Maria5 Smock (2024) (Jan4, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 15 June 1760 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. She married Pvt. George N. Schamp (2025), son of Nicolaes Schamp (4259) and Antje Aten (4260), on 5 February 1779 in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania. She married Ephraim Boice (3718) after 1787.

She was also known as Mary Smock. Her married name was Skomp. She accompanied Jan Smock (2533) when Jan relocated between 1768 and 1770 and came to reside in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania.

Pvt. George N. Schamp (2025)67,68,68 was also known as Joost Scamp. He was also known as Scomp. He was baptized on 10 November 1751 in the North Branch Reformed Dutch Church, Readington, Somerset County, New Jersey.68,69 He witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Joost Schamp (4211) on 28 May 1760 in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey; Just days before his death, Joost, described as "...weak of Body but sound of Mind and memory" made his last will and testament. Executed at his plantation in "the Township of Reading in the County of Hunterdon," Joost very carefully divided his vast land holdings among his surving children and grandchildren. By it his wife was given the use of the entire estate during her widowhood. At her death or previous to remarriage the estate was to be divided as follows: The two sons of his deceased eldest son George were to receive 1832 acres of the Somerset tract. Another 183 acres of this tract were to be given to the two sons of Nicholas. One hundred acres of this same tract were given to the children of his daughter Janneka, late wife of Dirck Marlet, to be divided among them. The rest was to be divided among his living heirs, both children and grandchildren. The Hunterdon tract was to be divided among the three remaining children. His daughter, Staunchy (aka Christine), wife of Jacobus Cocks, was given a parcel of 111 acres. Another 111 acres went to his daughter Hannah, of who marriage no trace has yet appeared, and the remainder, 278 acres, fell to his son Hendrick, this portion containing the homestead and appears to have been the choice heritage. The two sons of his son George, George and Peter, were to give their five sisters the sum of sixteen pounds each. Not forgotten, Anita, the daughter of Nicholas was to recieve from her brothers a dower equal to that of her five cousins combined, namely eighty pounds. Executors of the will were Hendrick Schomp, his friend George Reading, and his son-in-law Jacobus Cocks.70 He served in the American Revolution as a private in the New Jersey troops circa 1776. He was asked to release the land of his late brother, Adrian on 19 March 1787 in Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America. "This is to certify whom it may concern that on the 19 day of March, 1787, the Executors of Adrian Schomp, deceased, did request of Jost Schomp, brother of said Adrian, to release the land according to the word brought in by the administrators, which he refused before." Signed by Jeromis Waldron, Harman Van Deripe, John Low.71 He took an ad out in the 25 Aug 1790 edition of the Pennsylvania Gazette written from his home on 30 June 1790 in Hilsborough township, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America. "THIS is to certify, that my wife Mary Schamp has eloped from my bed and board unknown to me, and has taken all my children with her, namely, Peter, Anne, John, Henry and Sarah, without any just cause or provocation. These are therefore to forwarn all persons from trusting or harbouring of her, or any of them upon my account, as I am fully determined to pay no debts of her contracting from the day of the date hereof. But let her return home with what she took away, in a short time, or a few days. GEORGE N. SCHAMP." He lived in 1834 in Somerset County, New Jersey. He died on 17 September 1844 at age 92.

Children of Maria5 Smock (2024) and Pvt. George N. Schamp (2025) were as follows:

Ephraim Boice (3718) was born circa 1758.

There were no children of Maria5 Smock (2024) and Ephraim Boice (3718).

60. Annatje5 Smock (3091) (Jan4, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 7 October 1761. She was baptized on 14 November 1762 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. She married John Cozine (3092), son of Dominee Cornelius Cozine (3355) and Antje Staats (3356), on 2 December 1783.

She was also known as Hannah. She accompanied Jan Smock (2533) when Jan relocated between 1768 and 1770 and came to reside in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania.

John Cozine (3092) was also known as Johannis Cozine. He was also known as Jan Cozine. He was born circa 1761.

Children of Annatje5 Smock (3091) and John Cozine (3092) both born in the Dutch Reformed Church, Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania, were as follows:

61. Matthew5 Smock (3093) (Jan4, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 7 March 1765 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. He married Styntie Schamp (3361), daughter of Adriaen Schamp (4264) and Rebecca (--?--) (4265), on 27 February 1797 in Mercer County, Kentucky.37 He died circa 1814 in Knox County, Indiana.

He was also known as Matthias. He accompanied Jan Smock (2533) when Jan relocated between 1768 and 1770 and came to reside in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania. He relocated before 1814 and came to reside in Knox County, Indiana.

Styntie Schamp (3361) was also known as Tiney Scomp. She was also known as Christina Schamp. She was baptized on 24 May 1772 in the Neshanic Reformed Dutch Protestant Church, Somerset County, New Jersey.55 She was "taken away," following her father's death, by Dirk Low on 21 March 1780. The terms of the arrangement weren't "agreed upon" first however. (Dirck and Styntje were cousins, twice removed. A fact probably neither knew.).71 She was again "taken away," this time by Michael McKinney on 28 July 1780.71 She had payments made for her (out of her father's estate) in 1781. These payments were made to Teunis Middagh for schooling and "writing indenture."71 She relocated 7 May 1788 and came to reside in Kentucky; "Paid out of said money (the estate of Adriaen Schamp) May 7, 1788, to Peter Pruner, for the cost and expenses to take Stintje, daughter of said Schomp, to Canetucke [Kentucky], the Sum of oe15.0.0."72 She married Adam Pence (4312) on 28 November 1816 in Shelby County, Kentucky.38

Children of Matthew5 Smock (3093) and Styntie Schamp (3361) were:

62. John5 Smock (3094) (Jan4, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 2 April 1767 in Raritan, Somerset County, New Jersey. He was baptized on 3 May 1767. He married Antje Van Arsdalen (3095), daughter of Simon Van Arsdalen (3464) and Aaltje Cozine (3465), in 1788. He died on 5 August 1824 in Mercer County, Kentucky, at age 57.12

He accompanied Jan Smock (2533) when Jan relocated between 1768 and 1770 and came to reside in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania. He accompanied Jan Smock (2533) when Jan relocated circa 1791 and came to reside in Mercer County, Kentucky.

Antje Van Arsdalen (3095) was also known as Annie. She was born on 8 September 1771 in Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania. She died on 6 May 1846 in Mercer County, Kentucky, at age 74.

Children of John5 Smock (3094) and Antje Van Arsdalen (3095) were as follows:

She was also known as Lemmy.

She was also known as Sally.

She was also known as Ellen.

She was also known as Polly.

63. Jacob5 Smock (3096) (Jan4, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was baptized on 27 May 1770 in the Reformed Dutch Church, Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania; Mother is noted as "Lena Van Teyn." Something of a stretch on "Sally."36 He married Lamia Van Arsdalen (3183) on 8 March 1791 in the Reformed Dutch Church, Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania; Performed by Rev. George G. Brinckerhoff.74 He married Anna Banta (2585), daughter of Pieter Banta (2616) and Elizabeth Cozine (2617), on 17 October 1796 in Mercer County, Kentucky. He died in March 1815 in Haroldsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, at age 44.

Lamia Van Arsdalen (3183) was also known as Lamia Van Aertsdalen. She was born circa 1771.

There were no children of Jacob5 Smock (3096) and Lamia Van Arsdalen (3183).

Anna Banta (2585) died in Mercer County, Kentucky. She was born on 15 October 1777 in Conewago, Pennsylvania.

Children of Jacob5 Smock (3096) and Anna Banta (2585) all born in Mercer County, Kentucky, were as follows:

64. Abraham5 Smock (3100) (Jan4, Matthias3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was baptized on 14 February 1779 in the Reformed Dutch Church, Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania.36 He married Mary Stagg (3101) on 29 December 1800 in Haroldsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky. He died circa 1845 in Kentucky.4

Mary Stagg (3101) was born circa 1781.

Children of Abraham5 Smock (3100) and Mary Stagg (3101) were as follows:

65. James5 Smock (3366) (Matthias4, Jacobus3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 14 March 1782 in Washington County, Virginia. He married Rebecca Gibson (3367) on 11 September 1806 in Washington County, Virginia. He died on 22 August 1872 in Elletsville, Monroe County, Indiana, at age 90.

He witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Matthias Smock (3333) on 24 August 1813 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Recorded in the county Will Book A, pg. 127. Executors were his wife and sons James, Henry, and David.39

Rebecca Gibson (3367) was born circa 1784. She died on 10 February 1861 in Elletsville, Monroe County, Indiana.

Children of James5 Smock (3366) and Rebecca Gibson (3367) were as follows:

66. John5 Smock (3720) (Matthias4, Jacobus3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born between 1784 and 1794 in Washington County, Virginia; He was in the "16-24" age category in the 1810 census of Bullitt County, Kentucky. He married Sally Winn (3721) in 1809 in Washington County, Virginia. He died before 24 August 1813; No mention of him in his father's will of 24 Aug 1813.

He served in Served in the War of 1812 circa 1812.

Sally Winn (3721) was born circa 1789.

Children of John5 Smock (3720) and Sally Winn (3721) were as follows:

He witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Matthias Smock (3333) on 24 August 1813 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Recorded in the county Will Book A, pg. 127. Executors were his wife and sons James, Henry, and David.39

He witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Matthias Smock (3333) on 24 August 1813 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Recorded in the county Will Book A, pg. 127. Executors were his wife and sons James, Henry, and David.39

67. Henry5 Smock (3726) (Matthias4, Jacobus3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)4 was born on 25 September 1790 in Washington County, Virginia. He married Sarah Burch (3727) circa 1812. He died on 10 November 1853 in Batholew County, Indiana, at age 63.

He lived after 1812 in Bartholomew County, Indiana. He and Sarah Burch (3727) had 16 children after 1812. He witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Matthias Smock (3333) on 24 August 1813 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Recorded in the county Will Book A, pg. 127. Executors were his wife and sons James, Henry, and David.39

Sarah Burch (3727) was born circa 1792.

Children of Henry5 Smock (3726) and Sarah Burch (3727) were:

68. David5 Smock (3257) (Matthias4, Jacobus3, Matthyse Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)4 was born circa 1794. He married Dorcas Cole (3258) on 27 June 1816 in Bullitt County, Kentucky.38

He witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Matthias Smock (3333) on 24 August 1813 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Recorded in the county Will Book A, pg. 127. Executors were his wife and sons James, Henry, and David.39 He and Dorcas Cole (3258) had ten children after 1817. He appeared on the census of 1830; Described in therein as in the 30-40 age group.

Dorcas Cole (3258) was born circa 1796.

Children of David5 Smock (3257) and Dorcas Cole (3258) were as follows:

She appeared on the census of 1850 in the household of Matthew Smock (3729) in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Was never married. The girls listed in the Census of 1850 are those of his brother David.

She appeared on the census of 1850 in the household of Matthew Smock (3729) in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Was never married. The girls listed in the Census of 1850 are those of his brother David.

She appeared on the census of 1850 in the household of Matthew Smock (3729) in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Was never married. The girls listed in the Census of 1850 are those of his brother David.

69. Hendrick5 Smock (2063) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)45 was born on 25 October 1749 in Smock ancestral home, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He was baptized on 30 December 1749 in the Dutch Reformed Church, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He married Sarah Lane (2085), daughter of Lieutenant Aaron Lane (2086) and Sarah Covenhoven (2087), on 7 November 1780 in New Jersey.77 He died on 25 March 1814 at age 64. His estate was probated on 4 April 1814 in Monmouth County, New Jersey; 1814, May 26. Inventory, "taken at his late dwelling house in Freehold", $4,807.99; made by Hohn W. Homes, Garrit G. Vanderveer. Includes several names in accounts.

He left a will in 1814 in Freehold Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey; [To] wife, Sarah, horses and chair, one room with fireplace, firewood, looking glass, the negro girl, Lyd, 2 beds and bedding, household goods as she chooses; also $600 to be at her disposal. Eldest daughter, Elizabeth (wife of Peter P. Schenck), Sarah (wife of Tunis D. DuBois), Jane, (wife of Joseph Vanderveer), and Ann (wife of John Conover), each $1000, deducting thereof anything heretofore advance. Each legacy to be paid as they reach the age of 28. I have heretofore provided for two eldest sons, John and Aaron. To 3rd son, Garret, and the 4th son, Hendrick, all residue of my estate not disposed of. Garret to have 2/3 of benefit of said estate until Hendrick is 21, and then to be divided equally. Executors--three sons, John, Aaron and Garret. Witnesses--Aaron Pitney, Garrit G. Vanderveer, James Covert.78

Sarah Lane (2085) was also known as Sarah Lean. She was born in 1758. She witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Hendrick Smock (2063) in 1814 in Freehold Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey; [To] wife, Sarah, horses and chair, one room with fireplace, firewood, looking glass, the negro girl, Lyd, 2 beds and bedding, household goods as she chooses; also $600 to be at her disposal. Eldest daughter, Elizabeth (wife of Peter P. Schenck), Sarah (wife of Tunis D. DuBois), Jane, (wife of Joseph Vanderveer), and Ann (wife of John Conover), each $1000, deducting thereof anything heretofore advance. Each legacy to be paid as they reach the age of 28. I have heretofore provided for two eldest sons, John and Aaron. To 3rd son, Garret, and the 4th son, Hendrick, all residue of my estate not disposed of. Garret to have 2/3 of benefit of said estate until Hendrick is 21, and then to be divided equally. Executors--three sons, John, Aaron and Garret. Witnesses--Aaron Pitney, Garrit G. Vanderveer, James Covert.78 She died in 1828.

Children of Hendrick5 Smock (2063) and Sarah Lane (2085) were as follows:

She witnessed (or was recognized in) the will of Hendrick Smock (2063) in 1814 in Freehold Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey; [To] wife, Sarah, horses and chair, one room with fireplace, firewood, looking glass, the negro girl, Lyd, 2 beds and bedding, household goods as she chooses; also $600 to be at her disposal. Eldest daughter, Elizabeth (wife of Peter P. Schenck), Sarah (wife of Tunis D. DuBois), Jane, (wife of Joseph Vanderveer), and Ann (wife of John Conover), each $1000, deducting thereof anything heretofore advance. Each legacy to be paid as they reach the age of 28. I have heretofore provided for two eldest sons, John and Aaron. To 3rd son, Garret, and the 4th son, Hendrick, all residue of my estate not disposed of. Garret to have 2/3 of benefit of said estate until Hendrick is 21, and then to be divided equally. Executors--three sons, John, Aaron and Garret. Witnesses--Aaron Pitney, Garrit G. Vanderveer, James Covert.78 She accompanied Peter V. Schanck (2093) when Peter relocated circa 1815 and came to reside in Miami River Valley, near, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

70. Alletta Allis5 Smock (2082) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 16 March 1753 in Monmouth County, New Jersey.79,80 She married Elisha Sheppard (2083) in 1769. She died in 1815 in Springfield Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.

She also went by the name of Letty.

Elisha Sheppard (2083)81,79 was born on 16 July 1750 in Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey; DAR record said 1741. He served in the American Revolutionary war, as a sergeant in the Jersey militia in Captain Thomas Hunn's Company. He was taken prisoner and confined in New York. His period of service was circa 1777. He died on 11 August 1834 in Lockland, Hamilton County, Ohio, at age 84.

Children of Alletta Allis5 Smock (2082) and Elisha Sheppard (2083) were as follows:

She was also known as Permillia Sheppard.

71. Private George5 Smock (2084) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)82 was born on 24 November 1754 in Smock homestead, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He was baptized on 22 December 1754 in the Dutch Reformed Church, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He married Sarah Covenhoven (2115) on 4 May 1779. He married Margaret Van Deventer (2123), daughter of Jacob Van Deventer (2124) and Sarah Brokaw (2125), on 27 November 1794. He died on 5 June 1836 at age 81. He was born after 5 June 1836 in the family burying ground, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey.83

He served in the American Revolution as a private in the New Jersey State Militia sometime between 1776 and 1780. He lived after 1793 in The Island Farm, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey. He was owner/proprieter of land. He relocated 1818 and came to reside in Atlantic Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He left the land in Montgomery County, Ohio to his children Peter, Aaron, and Jane between 1835 and 1836.

Sarah Covenhoven (2115) was also known as Sarah Conover. She was born on 5 May 1755. She died on 30 March 1794 at age 38.

Children of Private George5 Smock (2084) and Sarah Covenhoven (2115) were as follows:

He lived circa 1815 in Ohio. He was a witness left the land in Montgomery County, Ohio to his children Peter, Aaron, and Jane with Private George Smock (2084) between 1835 and 1836.

He lived circa 1815 in Ohio. He was a witness left the land in Montgomery County, Ohio to his children Peter, Aaron, and Jane with Private George Smock (2084) between 1835 and 1836.

Margaret Van Deventer (2123); (desc. of Jan Pieterson Van Deventer, from Holland, 1661) was also known as Peggy. She was born on 5 June 1770 in Bound Brook, Middlesex County, New Jersey. She died on 5 July 1850 at age 80.

Children of Private George5 Smock (2084) and Margaret Van Deventer (2123) were as follows:

He served in the War of 1812, a member of a calvary regiment circa 1812.

He never married.

72. Eleanor5 Smock (2065) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 28 October 1756. She married Captain Jacob Conover (2134) circa 1776.

Captain Jacob Conover (2134) was born circa 1753. He served in Revolutionary War as a Captain and was taken prisoner on 27 May 1778 in Monmouth, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Children of Eleanor5 Smock (2065) and Captain Jacob Conover (2134) both born in Monmouth County, New Jersey, were as follows:

73. Catherine5 Smock (2067) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 18 March 1760. She was baptized on 27 April 1760 in the Dutch Reformed Church, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She married Matthias Lane (2138), son of Garret Lane (3187) and Mayke Sutphen (3188), on 26 November 1780. She died on 12 October 1837 at age 77. She was buried in Smock Burial Ground, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Matthias Lane (2138) was born on 25 April 1749 in New Germantown, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He relocated 1815 and came to reside in Marlborough, New Jersey; from Somerset County. He died on 15 January 1824 at age 74. He was buried in Smock Burial Ground, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Children of Catherine5 Smock (2067) and Matthias Lane (2138) were as follows:

74. Elizabeth5 Smock (2068) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 27 February 1762. She was baptized on 11 April 1762 in the Dutch Reformed Church, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She married Peter Lane (2146), son of Matthias Lane Sr. (3234) and Elizabeth Sutphen (3235), on 7 November 1784 in Marlborough, New Jersey.84 She died on 6 October 1823 at age 61.

Peter Lane (2146) was born on 3 July 1764. He left a will on 15 May 1814. He died on 19 September 1819 at age 55. His estate was probated on 16 October 1819 in Somerset County, New Jersey.

Children of Elizabeth5 Smock (2068) and Peter Lane (2146) were as follows:

She was also known as Eleanor.

75. Garret5 Smock (2070) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 4 August 1765 in Pleasant Valley, Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He married Jane Schenck (2154) circa 1785. He died on 30 March 1856 at age 90.

Jane Schenck (2154) was born in Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She was born circa 1767.

Children of Garret5 Smock (2070) and Jane Schenck (2154) were as follows:

76. Rulef5 Smock (2072) (John4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 20 November 1769. He married Mary Van Dorn (2159) circa 1798. He died on 21 September 1835 at age 65.

He inherited the ancestral Smock Homestead in 1808 in Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Mary Van Dorn (2159) lived in Monmouth County, New Jersey. She also went by the name of Aunt Polly this was the Gen. Notes compiler, John C. Smock's, aunt. She was born on 18 February 1778. She died on 11 August 1865 at age 87.

Children of Rulef5 Smock (2072) and Mary Van Dorn (2159) were as follows:

77. Hendrick5 Smock (3370) (Garret4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born after 1752. He married Margaret Van Brunt (3371), daughter of John Van Brunt (5496), on 10 January 1788 in Linn's Station, Nelson County, Kentucky.38 He died on 24 April 1814; From his widow's pension application for his service which is now part of National Archives File W(widow) 3059, Henry Smock.

He was also known as Henry. He began military service in 1780 in Winchester, Virginia, enlisting to serve in the Revolutionary War.

Margaret Van Brunt (3371) was also known as Margaret "Peggy" Van Brunt. She was born circa 1768. She filed a pension claim on the basis of her late husband, Hendrick's, military service during the Revolutionary War. She is noted in the application as a widow, and as being "in county" in 1840 in Marion County, Kentucky.

Children of Hendrick5 Smock (3370) and Margaret Van Brunt (3371) were as follows:

She was also known as Mary Smock.

She was also known as Jane Smock.

78. Anne5 Smock (3386) (Barnes4, Hendrick3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was baptized on 11 January 1779 in the Reformed Dutch Church, Conewago, York County, Pennsylvania.41 She married Samuel Britton (3387), son of (--?--) Britton (3426), on 25 July 1799 in Mercer County, Kentucky; by the Reverend John McGraw.38 She died before 12 April 1851 in the home of grandson, Thomas J. Powell, Anderson County, Kentucky; A purchase of shrouding for her burial was made on 12 Apr 1851 from Felix Methany who runs a store in Salvisa.

She was also known as Antje. She witnessed (or was recognized by) the probate of the estate of Samuel Britton (3387) in October 1834 in Mercer County, Kentucky.

Samuel Britton (3387) was born circa 1754; On his Sep 1830 application for a pension from the state of New Jersey for his service in the Revolutionary War, Samuel's age was noted as 76. He served in the American Revolutionary War in 1776. He applied, at age 76, for a pension from New Jersey for his service in the Revolutionary War on 6 September 1830. His estate was probated in October 1834 in Mercer County, Kentucky.

Children of Anne5 Smock (3386) and Samuel Britton (3387) were as follows:

He lived circa 1850 in Louisville, Kentucky.

He lived circa 1850 in Mercer County, Kentucky. He was the ninth child, one of three surviving circa 1850.

79. Phebe5 Smock (3753) (John4, Barnes3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)4,48 was born on 22 November 1768 in Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She married Gilbert Longstreet (3809), son of Captain Garret Longstreet (3810) and Cathrina Smock (3697), circa 1792. She died in 1832.

She is not recorded in the DAR as being the child of Lt. Col. John Smock, who is otherwise recorded many times. However, the John Smock who is recorded, from whom all the DAR members descend from, is not the real Lt. Colonel. The real Lt. Col. John Smock was in fact the cousin of John's, with the same name, who married Femmetje Teunison, and Phebe is therefore the daughter of the real Lt. Col. John Smock.

Gilbert Longstreet (3809) was born after 1763.

Children of Phebe5 Smock (3753) and Gilbert Longstreet (3809) were:

80. Sarah Smock5 Bennet (3784) (Sarah4Smock, Barnes3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 21 September 1768 in Monmouth County, New Jersey. She married Sergeant John Poland (3785) on 3 October 1785 in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Sergeant John Poland (3785)85,86 was born on 25 May 1754 in Monmouth County, New Jersey. He began military service in 1775 in Monmouth County, New Jersey, as a private in the militia, Capt. Joseph Stout's company, Col. William Maxwell's regiment. He served in Capt. Henry Luce's company, Col. Israel Shreve's regiment, Continental Line, as a sergeant in 1776. He died on 19 January 1823 in Monmouth County, New Jersey, at age 68.

Children of Sarah Smock5 Bennet (3784) and Sergeant John Poland (3785) were as follows:

81. Antje5 Smock (3376) (Hendrick4, Barnes3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 3 March 1767 in Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She married John David Covenhoven (3377), son of David Covenhoven (3503) and Ida Wyckoff (3504), on 22 May 1783 in Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She died on 9 August 1825 in Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey, at age 58.

John David Covenhoven (3377) was born on 26 March 1758 in Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He died in 1804 in Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Children of Antje5 Smock (3376) and John David Covenhoven (3377) were:

82. Gilbert5 Longstreet (3809) (Cathrina4Smock, Barnes3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born after 1763. He married Phebe Smock (3753), daughter of Lt. Colonel John Smock (2042) and Femmetje Teunison (3746), circa 1792.

Phebe Smock (3753)4,48 is not recorded in the DAR as being the child of Lt. Col. John Smock, who is otherwise recorded many times. However, the John Smock who is recorded, from whom all the DAR members descend from, is not the real Lt. Colonel. The real Lt. Col. John Smock was in fact the cousin of John's, with the same name, who married Femmetje Teunison, and Phebe is therefore the daughter of the real Lt. Col. John Smock. She was born on 22 November 1768 in Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey. She died in 1832.

Children of Gilbert5 Longstreet (3809) and Phebe Smock (3753) were:

83. Sarah5 Smock (2507) (Barnes4, Barnes3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 6 November 1766. She married Jacob V. Van Artsdalen (2522) on 9 November 1788. She died on 18 July 1825 at age 58.

Jacob V. Van Artsdalen (2522) was born on 11 May 1762. He died on 5 March 1829 at age 66.

Children of Sarah5 Smock (2507) and Jacob V. Van Artsdalen (2522) were as follows:

84. Barnes B.5 Smock (2504) (Barnes4, Barnes3, Johannes Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 13 June 1774. He was baptized on 17 July 1774 in Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He married Lydia Longstreet (2508), daughter of Aaron Longstreet (2509) and Willampe Hendrickson (2510), on 30 January 1798 in Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Lydia Longstreet (2508) was baptized in May 1781. She died on 12 February 1865 at age 83.

Children of Barnes B.5 Smock (2504) and Lydia Longstreet (2508) were as follows:

85. Barnes5 Smock (2954) (Leonard4, Barent3, Leonard Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1) was baptized on 27 October 1749 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. He married Jane Berdine (2974) circa 1770. He died in 1810 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

He was also known as Barnet Smock. He emigrated in 1789 from New Jersey. He appeared on the census of 1790 in Bullskin Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; Per record: Name of head of family: Smock, Barnet, Free white males of 16 years and upward, including heads of families: 1, Free white males under 16 years: 2, Free white females, including heads of families: 3.

Jane Berdine (2974) was born circa 1750. She married Peter Wene (2975) circa 1787.

Children of Barnes5 Smock (2954) and Jane Berdine (2974) were as follows:

86. Abraham5 Smock (2950) (Leonard4, Barent3, Leonard Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)88 was baptized on 22 April 1756 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. He married Polly Teeple (2951), daughter of Teeple (2952), circa 1798.

He and Polly Teeple (2951) had four pairs of twins in succession, viz.: Peter and Sallie, John and Barnett, Nettie and Jennie, William and Jacob.88

Children of Abraham5 Smock (2950) and Polly Teeple (2951) were as follows:

He and John Smock (2964) were twins. He purchased 80 acres of land on 4 September 1838 in Lima, Ohio.

She and Peter Smock (2962) were twins.

She and Jennie Smock (2967) were twins.

She and Nettie Smock (2966) were twins.

He and Jacob Smock (2969) were twins.

He and William Smock (2968) were twins.

87. Leonard5 Smock (2187) (Leonard4, Barent3, Leonard Hendrickse2, Hendrick Matthyse1)89 was baptized on 15 April 1762 in Fayette, Pennsylvania. He married Jane Wayne (2188) before 1796 in Pennsylvania. He died on 10 April 1835 in Crawford, Pennsylvania, at age 72; or 1834.

He relocated 1800 and came to reside in Crawford, Pennsylvania.

Jane Wayne (2188) was also known as Jane Ween. She was born circa 1776.

Children of Leonard5 Smock (2187) and Jane Wayne (2188) were:

88. John5 Boerum (2876) (Aaron Arie4, Johannes3, Sarah Hendrickse2Smock, Hendrick Matthyse1) was born on 14 August 1768 in New Brunswick, Somerset County, New Jersey. He married Elizabeth Hill (2879) on 10 October 1793 in New York, Manhatten, New York. He died on 6 May 1855 in Barre, Orleans County, New York, at age 86. He was buried in Gaines, Orleans County, New York.

Elizabeth Hill (2879) was born circa 1762. She died on 1 May 1853 in Gaines, Orleans County, New York. She was buried in Barry Center Cemetery, Barry, New York.

Children of John5 Boerum (2876) and Elizabeth Hill (2879) were as follows:


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