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SCHENCK, Lafayette

SCHENCK, Lafayette[1]

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  • Name SCHENCK, Lafayette 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I2427  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 

    Father SCHENCK, Lafayette 
    Mother COUWENHOVEN, Eleanor,   b. 13 Dec 1787, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Early Dutch Settlers of Monmouth County, NJ, George C. Beekman, (1901, Moreau Brothers Publishers, Freehold, NJ), Mr. Schenck at one time represented Monmouth Countyin the New Jersey Assembly. He lived and died on the farm now (1898) owned and occupied by his youngest son Lafayete Schenck, in the the township of Atlantic. He was also the father of the late Garet Conover Schenck, the well known clergyman of the Dutch church, and who died only a few years ago. As Eleanor Conover was, on her mother's side, a descendant of Jan Schenck, and her husband, Lafayette Schenck, the descendant of Garret Sc.

    2. [S47] Early Dutch Settlers of Monmouth County, NJ, George C. Beekman, (1901, Moreau Brothers Publishers, Freehold, NJ), Garrett, Jan Couwenhoven's youngest son, as supposed, was born on the old homestead in Marlboro township April 27th, 1726, and lived there until his death, November 1st, 1812. He was buried in the yard of the Marlboro Brick church, and his age, inscribed on his tombstone, was 86 years and 6 months. He married first Neeltje, daughter of Benjamin VanMater and Elizabeth Laen, his wife, and had by her five children. His second wife was Antje, daughter of Peter Janse Schenck and Jannetj.




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