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Freeland/Vreeland research


1775, Jan. 28. Gerretse, Hendric G., Acquacanock, Essex Co., yeo- 
man; will of. Wife, Annatie, all the land and moveables, which was 
willed to her by her father, Marinus Vanwinkle. Oldest son, Garrit 



202 NEW JERSEY COLONIAL DOCUMENTS 

Gerretse, £3. My third oldest son, John Garrltse, £100, when 21. 
Youngest son, Abraham, my house and 10 acres, joining Peter Paul- 
usse. Sons, Garrit and Marinus, rest of real esate. Executors — 
Robert Drummond, Michael Freeland and my wife, Annatie. Wit- 
nesses — Peter Garretse, Stephen Ryder, Nicholas Roche. Proved 
May 13, 1775. Lib. L, p. 396

 Jannetje Van Winkle was born. Her married name was Vreeland. She was the daughter of Marinus Van Winkle and Geesje (?). Jannetje Van Winkle married Michael E Vreeland, son of Enoch Hartman Vreeland and Jannetje Van Blercum, on 28 December 1755.1

Children of Jannetje Van Winkle and Michael E Vreeland

Husband: Marinus VAN WINKLE
Born: 25 Oct 1704at: Acquackanonk, Essex County, New Jersey Married: at: Died: 28 Apr 1802at: Father: Johannis Simonse VAN WINKLE Sr. Mother: Magdalina Janse SPIER Spouses: Maritje EVERTSEN
Wife: Maritje EVERTSEN
Born: at: Died: at: Father: Mother: Spouses: Marinus VAN WINKLE
CHILDREN
Name: Arie VAN WINKLE Born: ABT 1744at: Married: at: Died: 3 Dec 1828at: Spouses: Margaret VAN WAGENEN
Name: William VAN WINKLE Born: 1 May 1759at: Morris County, New Jersey Married: at: Died: 20 Apr 1845at: Highland County, OhioSpouses: Mary ROSS
1771, April 16. Stymest, Garret, of Restinbarragh, Saddle River, 
Berg-en Co.; will of. Wife, Susanna, all my real and personal estate, 
except my medicines, which I give to my friend, Doctor Roche. My 
wife to have the £40, which is my part of my father's estate. Brother, 
John, my apparel. Executors — my wife; and Michael Freeland, Esq., 
and Henry H. Garretse. Witnesses — Catherine Easterly, Richard 
Martin, John Drummond. Proved Jan. 14, 1772. Lib. K, p. 429. 
Sarah, 559 (see Freeland) 
JAMES FREELAND - Pioneer settler of the town of Allegany, Cattaragus County, NY, died at his home in that place, February 24, 1895, age 84 years, 9 months, 23 days. Born in the town of Caroline, Tompkins county, NY, May 11, 1810. On May 23, 1833 married Lucinda Norwood of Caroline, daughter of Jonathan Norwood. In 1836, with wife and two children moved into Cattaraugus County, settled upon uncultivated land about one mile west of Allegany, which at that time was called Burton. Lands were covered with pine and hemlock. The pine was worked into shingles and square timber and in the spring floated down the river to Pittsburgh. Mr. Freeland was an expert raftsman.

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