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Henry VAN BEBBER

Male Aft 1661 - Bef 1736  (< 73 years)


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  • Name Henry VAN BEBBER 
    Born Aft 1661  Krefeld [formerly Crefeld], Present-Day Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1JM2-GFG 
    Emigration 1720  Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Hendrick VAN BEBBER 
    Name Hendrick VAN BIBBER 
    Name Hendrick VANBEBBER 
    Name Hendrick VANBIBBER 
    Name Henry VAN BIBBER 
    Name Henry VANBEBBER 
    Name Henry VANBIBBER 
    Will 28 Apr 1720  Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 13 Aug 1733  Cecil County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 12 May 1736  Cecil County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 12 May 1736  Cecil County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Johnston, George, History of Cecil County, Maryland, Elkton, MD: 1881, p. 188:

      Henry Van Bibber, brother of Isaac and Matthias, came to Cecil County about 1720. His will, which was written in Utrecht, is to be found among the records of the Orphans' Court, and being a literal translation from the original Dutch is probably the most curious document in the archives of the county.

      (2) "Utrecht," Encyclopædia Brittanica, 2010, © 2010 Encyclopædia Brittanica, Inc.:

      Utrecht, gemeente (municipality), central Netherlands. It lies along the Kromme Rijn (Winding, or Crooked, Rhine), Oude (Old) Rijn, and Vecht rivers and the Amsterdam-Rijn Canal. Its original Roman name, Trajectum ad Rhenum (Ford on the Rhine), later became Ultrajectum, and then Utrecht.

      The site of successive Roman, Frisian, and Frankish fortresses, Utrecht became a bishop's see in 696, when St. Willibrord was permitted by the Frankish king Pippin II to establish his headquarters there. Willibrord became the archbishop of the Frisians and, starting from Utrecht, converted to Christianity most of what is now the northern Netherlands. Utrecht was chartered in 1122 and had a city council as early as 1304. Utrecht's greatest prosperity was in the 11th and 12th centuries, but throughout the Middle Ages it remained the most powerful and important town in the northern Netherlands. Under its bishops, it became the capital of a powerful principality and a cultural, commercial, and industrial (mainly cloth-weaving) centre until it was surpassed by Amsterdam (26 miles [42 km] northwest) in the 15th century. Utrecht's bishops came increasingly under the influence of Holland until the Utrecht bishop Henry of Bavaria sold his temporal rights to Emperor Charles V in 1527, upon which Utrecht became part of the Habsburg dominions. Spanish domination prevailed until 1577, when the women of Utrecht scaled the local Spanish fortress and tried to pull it down. Thenceforth Utrecht supported the cause of the prince of Orange. Partly in reaction to the Spanish occupation, the town became a firm stronghold of Calvinism and remained so for many centuries. The Union of Utrecht (1579) was signed by the seven northern provinces of the Netherlands in league against Spain; the treaty established a military league to resist the Spaniards and served as the foundation of the Dutch Republic and later kingdom. The archbishopric of Utrecht was established in 1559, suppressed in 1580, and revived in 1851. Occupied by the forces of Louis XIV (1672-74), Utrecht was the site of the negotiations culminating in the treaties of Utrecht (1713-14), which ended the War of the Spanish Succession. It was occupied by the French from 1795 to 1813 and was the residence of Napoleon's brother Louis, king of Holland (1806-10).

      Utrecht is the seat of Roman Catholic and Old Catholic (Jansenist) archdioceses and of the county court of law. Its university (1636), one of the oldest and largest of the Dutch state universities, has many special schools and a library partly housed in the palace of King Louis Napoleon. Utrecht has numerous museums, including the Central Museum (art, history, archaeological findings), the Netherlands Railway Museum, the Netherlands Gold and Silver Museum, the Clock and Watchmaking Museum, the Museum of Modern Religious Art, the Old Catholic Museum, and the National Museum "from Music Box to Barrel Organ."

      All that remain of Utrecht's cathedral (built 1254-1517) are the transept and tower (1321-82), the latter being the tallest church tower in the Netherlands (about 370 feet [113 metres]). The cathedral's nave collapsed in a storm of 1674 and was never rebuilt; the chapter room (1409), which is joined to the church by a Gothic cloister, is now the main assembly hall of the university. Other churches are Jans Church (founded 1040), Sint Pieter's Church (1048), Nicolai Church (1131), Jacobi Church (1173), Buur Church (10th century), Geerte Church (1260), and Sint Catharijne Church (1468; now the Roman Catholic cathedral), all in a variety of styles reflecting numerous additions and restorations. The Paushuize (Pope's House) was completed in 1523 for the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI, who was a native of Utrecht. The city's Maliebaan (1636) is one of the finest promenades in the Netherlands. In the 19th century the old city ramparts were made into parks, and modern residential districts arose.

      The city is the headquarters of the Netherlands' railroads and trades on its location as a services and transport centre. Education is also an important economic activity. In addition, there is a diversified manufacturing sector. Pop. (2007 est.) 288,401.

      (3) Maryland Probate Records, 1674-1774, Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, 1732-1738, Calendar of Wills 1732-1738, p. 162, © The Generations Network, February 14, 2009:

      Vanbebber (Van Bebber), Henry, 13th Aug. 1733; 12th May, 1736.

      Will in Dutch.

      Test: Matthias Vanbibber.

      Memo.: For interesting proceedings in regard to estate of above, see T. P. v. 30 f. 107, 154.

      (4) Maryland Probate Records, 1674-1774, Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, 1732-1738, Calendar of Wills 1732-1738, p. 187, © The Generations Network, February 14, 2009:

      Vanbebber (Van Bebber), Henry, Holland, 28th Apr., 1720; Cecil Co., 11th. Sept., 1736.

      (On journey to America with youngest dau. Hester.)

      To Mary, Mathias, Hester, same amount as Catherine and Huybert rec'd. at marriage. Hester now being 17.

      To Mathias and hrs., the great house, Mary to have share in half the merchandise until her marriage.

      23 Sept., 1721. Codicil-Bohemia R. Maryland. To dau. Catherine wife of Jacob Hoefnagel, 500 Guilders.

      To dau. Hester, 1000 Guilders, son Jacobus to share equally with his sisters and bros.

      Eldest son Jacobus and dau. Hester exs. of estate in America.

      Test: Phil. Loyd, Math. Van Bibber, John Jawert. 21. 645.

      Memo.: Above will recorded in Dutch f. 514. For interesting proceedings in regard to estate of Henry Vanbebber, see T. P. v. 30 f. 107,154.

      (5) Maryland Probate Records, 1674-1774, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1731-1737, Abstracts 1731-1737 (Libers 11-15), p. 125, © The Generations Network, February 14, 2009:

      Henry Vanbebber 14.228 A CE [Cecil County] ??357.12.1 ??8.19.4 May 19 1736

      Two additional inventories are cited for a total amount of ??19.4.0.

      List of debts: William Rosser, Henry Hendrickson, Arnold Bassett, John Frost, Stephen Knight, John Ryland, Jr., Joseph Morgan, Dr. Hugh Mathews, John Baldwin, Thomas Yorkson, John Savin, Richard Warner, executor of Jacob Vanbebber, John Wattson, Jr., Daniell Macgilligin & Darby Mountevy, John Cole & William Hill, James Kenney, Thomas Baker, Andrew Peterson, Richard Beans, William Rumsey, John Crow, Aaron Hassert, Peter Bush, Jacob Goodings, Christopher Funks, Peter Rothermill, Adam Ox, Abraham Bennett, Peter Bushell, Nicholas Hicks, Fredrick Ante, Francis Heaf, Aaron Hessert (of Philadelphia).

      [The compiler assumes that the debts mentioned in this inventory were debts owed to the decedent, not debts owed by the decedent. The name of one of the debtors, John FROST, was the same as the name of one of the early settlers of Frederick County, VA.]

      Payments to: Capt. Arthur per Aaron Hessert (of Philadelphia), Capt. Stedman paid by Aaron Hessert.

      Representatives: (unnamed) are of age.

      Executors: James Vanbebber, Andrew Peterson and his wife Hester Peterson.
    Person ID I18323  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 

    Father Jacob Isaacs VAN BEBBER,   b. Abt 1640, Krefeld [formerly Crefeld], Present-Day Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1705, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
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    Mother Styntje VAN DULCKEN,   d. Bef 4 Sep 1711, St. Stephens Parish, Cecil County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Family Catherine BOUGARD 
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 17:08:00 
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