-Old Papers related to the VanSinderen family
MARRIAGE LICENSE OF ULPIANUS VANSINDEREN 10/10/1748
Marriage license of Ulpianus VanSinderen and Cornelia Schenck
signed by Governor George Clinton.
INDENTURE DATED 3/27/1761
Between Jacobus Ryder of Flatlands, waver, of the one part
and Hendrick Johnson Jr. of New Utrecht, waver, of the
other part. For 270 pounds 10 1/10 acres in Flatlands,
beginning by the Southwest corner of Godfary Hind's land
running from thence South 35 degrees East 11 chains and
nineteen links thence 77 degrees East four chains and 66
links thence North 12 degrees West 11 chains and 50 links
thence North 44 1/2 degrees West 6 chains and 42 links
thence South 38 degrees West 7 chains and 86 links where it
first began, being bounded Northerly upon the land of
Godfary Hinds, Easterly upon James Hubbard's land,
Westerly and Southerly upon the road. Also a lot of
woodland in Flatlands at a place called Fresh Kills
Point, bounded North upon the land of Hendrick Lott,
West upon the said land of Hendrick Lott, and East upon
the land of Stephen Williamson, and South upon the road,
containing 6 acres more or less, so known by the number 1
(one) as the Town Book can make appear and as it was
laid out. Signed by Jacobus Ryder. Witnessed by William
Johnson and Richard Prest (?)
DOCUMENT DATED 10/29/1765
Indenture between Godfred Hynes and Margret his wife of
Flatlands, taylor, and John Murphy of New Utrecht,
weaver, for 84 pounds property in Flatlands bounded
Southerly by land of Hendrick Johnson Easterly by land
of James Hubbard Northerly by land of Thomas Elsworth
Westward by the highway, about 5 acres.
Signed by Godfred Heyns & mark of Margret Hynes
Witnessed by Thomas Whitlock & Christoffel Stoothoff(?)
DOCUMENT dated 3/1/1769
Indenture between John Murphey of New Utrecht, weaver,
and Ulpianus [VanSinderen] (son of the reverend) for
83 pounds about 5 acres in Flatlands, bounded Southerly
by land of Hendrick Johnson, Easterly by land of James
Hubbard, Northerly by land of Thomas Elsworth, and
Westerly by the Kings highway that leads from Flatlands
to Flatbush. Signed by John Murphe
Witnessed by Simon Lott & B(unreadable)gh
INDENTURE DATED 4/13/1784
Martin Schenck and Sarah his wife, and Phebe VanSinderen
all of Township of Flatlands, Kings County, and Peter
Stryker and Phebe his wife of Township of Flatbush of
Kings County, and Guillauim Cornell and Margaret his
wife and Garitt VanArtsdallen and Phebe his wife all
of Bucks County, Pensylvania, legatees and joint heirs
of John Schenck, late of Flatlands, yeoman, deceased,
of the one part. And Ulpianus VanSinderen of Flatlands,
yeoman, of the other part. For Sixty-five pounds paid
by Ulpianus VanSinderen parcel of meadow land within
the limits of Flatlands, formerly belonging to John Schenck,
dec'd, bounded Northerly by meadow land now or late
in the possessiion of John Rapalje; Easterly by the
common ditch or sloat; Southerly by meadow land belonging
to the estate of the late John Schenck; and Westerly
by lands belonging to Jeremiah VanDerBilt.
Signed by Martin Schanck, Sarah Schanck, Gilliam Cornell,
Margret Cornell, Garret Vanartsdalen, Phebee Vanartsdalen,
Peter Stryker, Phebe Stryker, Phebe VanSinderen.
Witnessed and signed by Peter Stoothoff, John Schanck, Johannes
INDENTURE DATED 5/10/1784
Between Martin Schenck and Sara his wife of Flatlands
and Ulpianus VanSinderen of Flatlands. Selling for
235 pounds land in Flatlands bounded Southerly and
Westerly by the road that leads from Flatlands Town
to Flatlands Mill, Northerly by Gerrit Wyckoff,
Easterly by George Martenson, about 15 acres.
Signed by Marten Schanck and Sarah Schanck. Witnessed
by Wilhelmis Stoothoff and Abraham Stoothoff.
DOCUMENT TITLED "DR. JOHANNES VANSINDEREN IN A/C WITH ULPIANUS
Two pages of accounts mainly related to M. Boutreux, Mantua maker,
for teaching the Mantua making business. Mentions bond of Tunis
Bergen dated 6/21/1793. Signed by Ulpianus VanSinderen.
HANDWRITTEN NOTES - NO DATE
Transfers of Farm
* denotes entries on other piece of paper
* 1699 Peter Stryker to Stoffel Probasco
1715 Peter Stryker to Stoeffel Probasco
* 1718 Peter Stryker to Stoffel Probasco
1724 Stoeffel Probasco to Jurrien Probasco
Entered in the Register of Kings County the written deed of
conveyance in Libra E folio 9-10 10/5/1724
By will to Jennettie Probasco
1793 Jennetie Lott, Jurien Lott, Hendrick I. Lott, Mary Lott
to Johannes I. Lott and Christopher Lott
1806 Johannes I. Lott and Christopher Lott's estate division
1809 Division of Johannes I. Lott's estate in 5 parts
Ann Staats - East side 19 acres
Jane Lott - next adjoining 19
Catalina VanSinderen 19
Hendrick I. Lott 19
Christopher Lott's heirs 19
1809 Hendrick I. Lott to Catalina VanSinderen 19 acres
Jane Lott to John VanSinderen 19
Henry Staats & wife to John VanSinderen 19
1823 John VanSinderen to Hotso VanSinderen 38 acres
Catalina VanSinderen by will to
Hotso VanSinderen 38
DOCUMENT MARKED "LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION TO CATALINA VANSINDEREN
ADRIAN VANSINDEREN ON THE ESTATE OF ULPIANUS VANSINDEREN" DATED
Names Catalina, widow of Ulpianus, and Adrian, son of Ulpianus,
as Executors of estate of Ulpianus VanSinderen, deceased, who died
DOCUMENT MARKED "CATALINA VANSINDEREN AND JOHN VANSINDEREN TO HOTSO
Indenture dated 11/18/1813 conveying property of Catalina and
John VanSinderen to Hotso VanSinderen, all of New Lots.
Witnessed by Jane Lott and Jane VanSinderen.
DOCUMENT MARKED "JOHN WOODWORTH TO HOTSO VANSINDEREN - DEED" DATED
Deed between John Woodworth & wife Catherine of City of Albany
and Hotso VanSinderen of Flatbush at cost of $3,012.50 for
farm and parcel of land in Town of Schodack in County of
Rensselaer which was leased in fee by Stephen Van Rensselaer Esq.
to William VanBuren on 8/17/1789, containing 77 acres.
Plus another 3 acre parcel.
SMALL PAPER "NEW LOTTS DEC. 24, 1832"
Rec'd of Hotso VanSinderen the sum of three dollars
for tending the funeral & digging the grave of Jane
Lott. By me, John VanSicklen"
SMALL PAPER "BROOKLYN MAY 9TH 1833"
"Mr. VanSinderen, to David Anderson & Son - to pair
grave stones (for Jane Lott dec'd) $15.00 - Rec'd
SMALL PAPER "NEW LOTS MAY 17TH 1833"
"Received of Hotso VanSinderen the sum of fifty dollars for
house rent for the Rev. William Crookshank. Catalina VanSinderen"
DOCUMENT MARKED "LETTERS TESTAMENTARY ON THE WILL OF CATALINA
Will of Catalina VanSinderen. Three hundred dollars
to son John and same to daughter Jane (wife of John C. Lott).
Jane to receive wearing apparel, silver tea-pot, silver
milk-pot, silver suger-pot and cupboard. Linen equally
divided among three children. Son Hotso to receive remainder
of estate. John & Hotso as Executors. Witnessed by John
Williamson, Jacob Snediker and Williamson Rapalje, all of
Flatbush. Dated 11/17/1834. Will proved and Hotso declared
Executor on 6/18/1842.
DOCUMENT DATED 6/18/1842
Inventory of goods of Catalina VanSinderen taken by Jacob
Snediker and Williamson Rapalje as appraisers. Signed
by Hosto VanSinderen.
SMALL PAPER "NEW LOTS APRIL 25, 1843
"Received of Hotso VanSinderen Executor to the last will
and testament of Catalina VanSinderen dec'd
the sum of three hundred dollars in full being the sum
will'd by said Catalina VanSinderen to her
daughter Jane. Signed by John C. Lott & Jane Lott.
SMALL PAPER "NEW LOTS JUNE 22, 1843
"John L. Billings, received of Hotso VanSinderen fourteen
dollars in full of all demands being pay for a
grave stone for Catalina VanSinderen".
DOCUMENT MARKED "HOTSO VANSINDEREN" DATED 4/17/1866
"In the name of God, Amen! I, Hotso VanSinderen of the town
of New Lotts, in the County of Kings, being weak in body but
of sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last
will and testament, as follows, viz; First, I direct my
executors hereinafter named to pay out of my personal estate
my funeral expenses and just debts. Second, I bequeath to
my beloved wife Jane Ann, the sum of two thousand dollars
of my personal estate, over and above her dower in my real
estate. Third, I bequeath to my two sons Ulpian and Adrian,
the stock, horses, carriages, farming utensils, and crops
now upon my farm, at New Lotts; with the proceeds of said
farm during the residue of this year; the whole to be equally
divided between them. Fourth, I also bequeath to my wife all
my household furniture and effects in my house where I now
reside. Fifth, I give devise and bequeath all the residue
of my estate real and personal to my children Ulpian, Adrian,
Cataline, Phebe and Maria, in equal shares; and to their
heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever; except
that my will is that to the share which be coming to my
daughter Catalina, that my Executors hold the same in trust
for her during her natural life, paying to her upon her
seperate receipt free and clear from the debts and control
of any husband, the income, interest and profits thereof;
and I hereby devise and bequeath to my executors such
share accordingly in trust for the purposes aforesaid; and
upon her decease my will is that such share shall go to
her children now living or hereafter to be born, share and
share alike forever; also I hereby devise and bequeath the
same to such children accordingly. My will is that such
income, interest and profits shall be paid by my Executors to
my said daughter, as often as the same shall be received
and as she may require the same for her support and comfort;
and I hereby authorize and empower my said Executors to make
all dispositions respecting, the share of my said daughter
so held by them in trust; and to invest the same from time
to time as may be necessary and proper on good safe security;
and the part thereof in personal estate, or which may become
personal estate, upon bond and mortgage on sufficient real
estate, if the same shall be practical. Sixth, my will is
that my farm and real estate shall not be sold in the lifetime
of my wife, without her consent in writing to be shown by
the execution of the conveyance or conveyances thereof by
her; and I hereby authorize and empower my Executors at the
expiration of one year after the decease of my said wife to sell
and dispose of all my said real estate and divide and hold
the proceeds, according to this my will, if they should
deem such sale and disposition desirable; or they may
divide the same according to the several rights of the
parties in interest therein as herein set forth if they
shall deem such division without sale to be most for the
interests of said parties; or such division or sale may
be made as provided by law. Lastly I hereby appoint my
brothers in law, Martin Duryea and John Duryea, and my
son Ulpian VanSinderen, as my Executors and trustees,
of this my will; hereby revoking all former wills by me
made." Will proved 4/17/1866.
DOCUMENT MARKED "HOTSO VANSINDEREN DECEASED - LETTERS TESTAMENTARY"
Declares Martin J. Duryea, John J. Duryea and Ulpian VanSinderen
as Executors for will of Hotso VanSinderen, dated 4/17/1866.
SMALL PAPER DATED 2/1870
Receipt from estate of Hosto VanSinderen for legal advice.
DOCUMENT MARKED "IN THE MATTER OF THE WILL OF HOTSO VANSINDEREN -
Legal opinion of interpratation of will of Hotso
VanSinderen given by J. Armstrong. Dated 5/7/1870.
SMALL PAPER "EXECUTORS OF HOTSO VANSINDEREN" DATED 5/23/1870
Bill of $25.00 for legal opinion of will from J. Armstrong.
SMALL PAPER DATED 11/21/1881
Receipt from estate of Jane VanSinderen for serving citations.
SMALL PAPER DATED 11/25/1881
Receipt from estate of Jane Ann VanSinderen for legal citations.
DOCUMENT MARKED "ULPIAN VANSINDEREN AND MARTIN I. DURYEA TO ANSEL
VANBUREN DEED" DATED 1/4/1888
Deed between Ulpian VanSinderen & Martin I. Duryea as Executors
of the last will and testament of Hotso VanSinderen and Ansel
H. VanBuren of Brooklyn, selling properties in Brooklyn for
thirty eight thousand dollars.
DOCUMENT DATED 5/23/1890
Summoning Adrian VanSinderen, Catalina L. Wyckoff, Abraham A.
Wyckoff (son of Catalina), Phebe J. Woodruff, Maria D. Palmer
and John G. Duryea as administrator etc. of Martin I. Duryea,
deceased, to settle account of Ulpian VanSinderen as sole surviving
Executor of last will and testament of Hotso VanSinderen.
DOCUMENT "A. & U. VANSINDEREN TO A. J. PALMER" DATED 6/21/1891
Agreement between Ulpian & Adrian VanSinderen and A. Judson
Palmer to sell "the lands and premises situated in the late
town of New Lots now 26th Ward of the City of Brooklyn..."