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Abraham J. VAN HORN

Male 1795 - 1861  (66 years)


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  • Name Abraham J. VAN HORN 
    Born 31 Jan 1795 
    Christened 19 Feb 1795  Paramus, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 17 May 1861  Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Aug 1861 
    Probate 2 Sep 1861 
    Reference Number CBVH 099 
    Buried Ramapo Dutch Reformed Churchyard, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Zabriskie, George Olin, "Christian Barentsen Van Horn and Some of His Descendants," The American Genealogist, Vol. 44, No. 1 (January 1969), pp. 35, 39-40:

      Abraham J. Van Horn, son of John B. Van Horn . . . by his wife Elizabeth Hopper, was born 31 Jan. 1795, baptized 19 Feb. 1795 at Paramus; died 15 Aug. 1861, buried in the Ramapo Reformed Churchyard in Mahwa. He lived on the Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah where his parents had lived. His will was dated 17 May 1861, proved 2 Sept. 1861 (Bergen T-3:638), mentioning wife Margaret; sons John, Garret H., William and Bernard; daughters Rachel and Margaret; grandchildren Nicholas and Emeline Romain (children of deceased daughter Elizabeth); grandsons Abraham Terwilleger (minor), son of daughter Charity, and Abraham Van Horn, son of son John. On 18 April 1862 Bernard Van Horn and wife Harriet, and Michael Salyer and wife Rachel, sold to Margaret, wife of Abraham Banta of New York City, 200 acres of land in Hohokus Township, "being part of the real estate of Abraham Van Horn." Abraham married 30 April 1816, Margaret Hopper, born 1 Sept. 1792, died 2 Jan. 1873, buried at Mahwah, daughter of Garret and Margaret (Wanamaker) Hopper.

      Children: born at Mahwah

      i. John, b. 6 July 1818, d. 14 May 1897; m. 29 April 1846 Eliza Salyer.

      ii. Margaret, b. 21 May 1820, d. 1912; m. 5 April 1840 Abraham A. Banta Jr.

      iii. Elizabeth, d. 19 March 1859 aged 37, bur. at Pompton Lakes, N.J.; m. 15 Aug. 1838 Lambert S. Romaine.

      iv. Rachel, b. 7 May 1824, d. 24 March 1895; m. Michael E. Salyer.

      v. Garret Hopper, b. ca. 1827, aged 23 in 1850 Census; m. Mary Ellen Board.

      vi. Charity, b. 10 Aug. 1828, d. 24 Sept. 1850; m. Jeremiah Terwilleger.

      vii. William, b. 11 Oct. 1830, d. 23 Jan. 1899; m. Anna Van Dien.

      viii. Abraham, b. 4 June 1833, d. 6 May 1857.

      ix. Bernard or Barney, b. ca. 1836, aged 24 in 1860 Census; m. (1) Anne _____ (in 1860 Census); (2) Harriet _____ (in deed cited above). [It is possible that these two names really represent one person with a family name of Anne and official name of Harriet.]

      x. Ann Lavinia, b. 9 Feb. 1839, d. 24 Dec. 1842.
    Person ID I19951  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father John Barentsen VAN HORN,   b. Constables Hook, Bergen [now Hudson] County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth HOPPER,   b. 10 Aug 1778,   d. 11 May 1856  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret HOPPER,   b. 1 Sep 1792,   d. 2 Jan 1873  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1816 
    Children 
     1. William VAN HORN,   b. 11 Oct 1830, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1899  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Charity VAN HORN,   b. 10 Aug 1828, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1850  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     3. Abraham VAN HORN,   b. 4 Jun 1833, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1857  (Age 23 years)  [natural]
     4. Ann Lavinia VAN HORN,   b. 9 Feb 1839, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1842  (Age 3 years)  [natural]
     5. Bernard VAN HORN,   b. Abt 1836, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Margaret VAN HORN,   b. 21 May 1820, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     7. John VAN HORN,   b. 6 Jul 1818, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1897  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     8. Elizabeth VAN HORN,   b. Abt 1822, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1859  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     9. Garret Hopper VAN HORN,   b. Abt 1827, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Rachel VAN HORN,   b. 7 May 1824, Mahwah, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1895  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F9237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart