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Sarah Jansen VAN METRE

Female Bef 1706 - Aft 1756  (> 50 years)


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  • Name Sarah Jansen VAN METRE 
    Born Bef 30 Oct 1706  Somerset County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Oct 1706  Reformed Dutch Church, Raritan, Somerset County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    AFN G83K-RM 
    Name Sarah Jansen VAN METER 
    Died Aft 7 Dec 1756  Frederick County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Linda Newhouse .

      (2) Smyth, Samuel Gordon, A Genealogy of the Duke-Shepherd-Van Metre Family, Lancaster, PA : New Era Print Co., 1909, p. 37:

      SARAH VAN METRE . . . , eldest daughter of John Van Metre, born in Somerset Co., New Jersey, and baptized, according to the register of the Reformed Dutch Church at Somerville, N. J. (Records of the Holland Society, New York), on 30 Oct., 1706; died after 1745; married circa 1725 James Davis (probably of the family of James Davis of Pilesgrove, Salem Co., N. J.?Pilesgrove Church Record). A James Davis was killed by the Indians on one of their raids along the upper Potomac valley, in 1757 (Kercheval's History of the Valley). By the terms of her father's will Sarah was devised 220 acres of land out of his possessions in Frederick Co., V a., 1745. On July 9, 1754, James Davis conveys this property to his wife's youngest brother Jacob Van Metre (Frederick Co., Va., Records).
    Person ID I10211  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father John VAN METER,   b. Bef 14 Oct 1683, Marbletown, Ulster County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1745, Frederick County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah BODINE,   b. Abt 1687, Staten Island, Richmond County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1709, Somerset County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1705  Somerville, Somerset County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James DAVIS,   b. Abt 1705,   d. Bef 7 Dec 1756, Frederick County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Aft 18 Jun 1730 
    Notes 

    • (1) O'Dell, Cecil, Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia, Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing Company, 1995, p. 47:

      Daughter Sarah Vanmeter was a witness at the marriage of Thomas Mills (son of John) and Elizabeth Harrold (daughter of Mary Harrold, widow) held at Josiah Ballenger's house in "Manaqucy" on the 18th day, 4th month (June) 1730. Sometime afterward, she married James Davis. Sarah received 220 acres from her father's estate, located on both sides of present-day Rockymarsh Run, Berkeley/Jefferson County line and adjacent south of sister Rebeccah's inheritance. James Davis sold her 220-acre tract to brother-in-law Jacob Vanmeter for 60 pounds on 9 July 1754.
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F4798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart