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A brief description of Adam VanValkenburg and Anna Diamond's family and history. The history includes documents that we have that link family members to Adam and Anna. 
 
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'A match was applied...'
"A match was applied..."

George Marr VV, Forest, Ontario jeweler, bedazzles the town in 1890.

Article available online through Early Canadiana Online. Newspaper: The True Witness & Catholic Chronicle, 5 Feb 1890, Pg. 2, Col. 2

Direct link to article.
 
 
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'Memories of Milburn', Storrington, Frontenac Co. regarding David VV-Lucy Miller family.
"Memories of Milburn", Storrington, Frontenac Co. regarding David VV-Lucy Miller family.

Written by Sarah Clark Gardner in the 1940s to become part of the Battersea Women's Institute (Tweedsmuir) History collection. One anecdote that was not copied was concerning Hezekiah VV being a favourite of the local children; they remember he always had candies for them which sometimes took considerable time to produce from his pocket. 
 
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'The Emma Mine Heiress' about Mary Emma Chisholm (1858-1876)
"The Emma Mine Heiress" about Mary Emma Chisholm (1858-1876)
New York newspaper, 28 Mar 1876 
 
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1857 Directory - Adam VV, stonemason in Ridgetown, Kent Co., Ontario.
1857 Directory - Adam VV, stonemason in Ridgetown, Kent Co., Ontario.

Adam's grandchildren through son Henry, were born in Ridgetown, although the family was there briefly enough to avoid the census there.

See also the history of Adam VV as a mason
 
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1a - 'Introduction' to the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
1a - "Introduction" to the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

See Overview and General Index

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1b - 'Intro Index' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
1b - "Intro Index" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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1c - 'Dutch Settlement in New York and New Jersey' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
1c - "Dutch Settlement in New York and New Jersey" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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2 - 'European Roots' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
2 - "European Roots" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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3 - 'Colonial Roots' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
3 - "Colonial Roots" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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4 - 'Eighth Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
4 - "Eighth Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd


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5 - 'Ninth Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
5 - "Ninth Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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50th Wedding Anniversary - Sylvester D. VV and Mary Henderson, 1903
50th Wedding Anniversary - Sylvester D. VV and Mary Henderson, 1903

at Kendall, Orleans Co., NY. Family members named.

[This item found online at Fulton History Newspaper Archive.] 
 
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6 - 'Tenth Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
6 - "Tenth Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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7 - 'Eleventh Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
7 - "Eleventh Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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7 March 2011 - Norwich Gore Methodist Church (built 1861) moves to new location!
7 March 2011 - Norwich Gore Methodist Church (built 1861) moves to new location!
The intermarried Merrill and VanValkenburgh families living east of Norwich village, contributed funds, supplies and labour to the building of this historical church. It has recently been moved into town! 
 
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8 - 'Future Generations' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
8 - "Future Generations" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

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A history of the VV-Lorenz-KRANS-Elizabeth branch, published 1912.
A history of the VV-Lorenz-KRANS-Elizabeth branch, published 1912.
Descendants of the son John L. VV who returned to the States.

The lineage here back to original Manhattan VV settlers, differs here than the NAVVF notes. 
 
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A LOOMIS family genealogy citing marriage of Marietta Loomis to Jacob  VV
A LOOMIS family genealogy citing marriage of Marietta Loomis to Jacob VV
 
 
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A tribute to (pilot) Capt. Douglas Allen Vann (1933-1978) written by his son.
A tribute to (pilot) Capt. Douglas Allen Vann (1933-1978) written by his son.
 
 
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Adam VanValkenburg of Kingston Twp., stonemason
Adam VanValkenburg of Kingston Twp., stonemason

See 1819 Land Petition here.

See 1857 Business Directory here
 
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Adam VV in 1857 operating a mill in Strathroy village, Middlesex Co., the mill owned by his father-in-law David Marr Rymal.
Adam VV in 1857 operating a mill in Strathroy village, Middlesex Co., the mill owned by his father-in-law David Marr Rymal.

Adam's son George Marr VV was born in Strathroy in 1852. George opened the Van Valkenburg Jewelry Store in Forest, Ontario in 1873. The jewelry store is still owned and operated by the Van Valkenburg Family today.  
 
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Baptism, Marriage & Burial Records of St. Peter's Anglican Church 'Toronto Mission', 1827-1851
Baptism, Marriage & Burial Records of St. Peter's Anglican Church "Toronto Mission", 1827-1851
St. Peter's Anglican Church, Springfield/Erindale, Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. Copies obtained at the Anglican Archdiocese of Toronto Archives. 
 
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Bill of Attainder against Loyalists
Bill of Attainder against Loyalists
Bill of Attainder passed by the Legislature of New York State 22 Oct 1779 declaring Loyalists "Enemies of the State", property subject to forfeiture and those 54 named subject to death.

Names include both women and men, and officers of the Loyalist Regiments: Johnsons, Butlers, Jessops, DeLanceys, etc. 
 
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BIO: Catherine VV - Waite 1829-1913
BIO: Catherine VV - Waite 1829-1913
Excerpt from: Catherine VanValkenburg Waite: Matronly Law Student, Judge’s Wife and an Active Suffragist, by Jody Scott for the Women’s Legal History Project at Stanford Law School

http://wlh-static.law.stanford.edu/papers/WaiteC-Scott.pdf 
 
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Biographical notes for Peter VV () and Jane Sharp family, Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan
Biographical notes for Peter VV () and Jane Sharp family, Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan
 
 
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Biographical notes for Woodburn VV (1879-1942), Regina, Saskatchewan
Biographical notes for Woodburn VV (1879-1942), Regina, Saskatchewan

Notes from a walking tour of downtown Regina. Gives residence as 2260 Osler St. 
 
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Biographies of Charles B. Waite and his wife Catherine VV-Waite
Biographies of Charles B. Waite and his wife Catherine VV-Waite

from Appleton's Encyclopedia of American Biography, 1889
 
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Biographies of George Stewart Chisholm (1845-1910) and his father Robert Bruce Chisholm (1812-1891) and family of origin.
Biographies of George Stewart Chisholm (1845-1910) and his father Robert Bruce Chisholm (1812-1891) and family of origin.
The Kane Co. (Illinois) Biographical Record, 1898. 
 
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Biographies of George Stewart Chisholm (1845-1910) and his father Robert Bruce Chisholm (1812-1891) and family of origin.
Biographies of George Stewart Chisholm (1845-1910) and his father Robert Bruce Chisholm (1812-1891) and family of origin.
Kane Co. (Illinois) History, 1908. 
 
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Biography of Albert E. Quilling who m. Mary VV-Surbridge-Grote in 1923.
Biography of Albert E. Quilling who m. Mary VV-Surbridge-Grote in 1923.

Menomonie, Dunn Co., Wisconsin, written in 1925. Source of their marriage date. 
 
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Biography of Bina May West-Miller (1867-1954), feminist activist, founder of the Women's Benefit (Insurance) Association, Port Huron, Michigan
Biography of Bina May West-Miller (1867-1954), feminist activist, founder of the Women's Benefit (Insurance) Association, Port Huron, Michigan

From "Personal Sketches for St. Clair County", in Vol. 3 of the Historic Michigan series, published by the National Historical Association in 1926.

See photos and more: A golden anniversary tribute to Bina West Miller, founder and supreme president Woman's Benefit Association, by Mary MacEachern Baird, 1942.
 
 
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Biography of George VV (1834-1918) b. Canada
Biography of George VV (1834-1918) b. Canada

indicates birthplace of parents. 
 
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Biography of Jochem VV (b. 1695) of Stockbridge-Sheffield, MA and Nobletown-Hillsdale, NY
Biography of Jochem VV (b. 1695) of Stockbridge-Sheffield, MA and Nobletown-Hillsdale, NY

See also A Dutchman in Indiantown by Stanley Joseph, 2002 - starts p. 29.

He was a famous trader and interpreter to the Mahicans in the Stockbridge, Massachusetts area. He may be a relation to the "Franses and Abiyal" VV who were taken captive to Canada in 1758 from the area of his family estates.

Although he and his descendants did not come to Canada, he is a relation of the Canadian VV branches who came out of Hoosick, NY after the Revolution. He married his first-cousin Elsje Clauw. Both were grandchildren of Frans Pieterse Clauw who is also an ancestor common to VV-Lourenz-KRANS and VV-John-PATTERSON lines. 
 
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Biography of John VV (1832-1890) written 3 years before his death.
Biography of John VV (1832-1890) written 3 years before his death.

From: Portraits & Biographical Album of Lee County, Iowa, 1887, Chapman Bros. 
 
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Biography of Lorenzo Dow VanValkenburgh (1832-1904)from Caldwell Co. History, 1888.
Biography of Lorenzo Dow VanValkenburgh (1832-1904)from Caldwell Co. History, 1888.

Provides also biographical information for his parents and names his grandfather as "David" VV. 
 
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Biography of William J. Porte of Forest, Lambton Co.
Biography of William J. Porte of Forest, Lambton Co.
Biography of William J. Porte of Forest, Lambton Co. married to Elizabeth VV d/o Adam VV and Margaret Rymal. From a Lambton Co. Gazetteer. 
 
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Biography: Dr. Wellington Conover
Biography: Dr. Wellington Conover
 
 
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Canadian VanValkenburghs (and related families)on War of 1812 Nominal Rolls & Paylists * names in the family trees attached to this record are 'guesses' only!
Canadian VanValkenburghs (and related families)on War of 1812 Nominal Rolls & Paylists * names in the family trees attached to this record are 'guesses' only!

Original muster lists online at Library & Archives Canada site. This index gives start pages for each regiment or flank company, and shows some VV names already found through a 'skimming' search. Please email us your updates.

 
 
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Canadian-born John VV (1832-1990), co-founder of the Grand Order of the Knights of Pythias.
Canadian-born John VV (1832-1990), co-founder of the Grand Order of the Knights of Pythias.
 
 
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City of Toronto Directory 1883 Mary Hemphill-VV
City of Toronto Directory 1883 Mary Hemphill-VV
widow and children of Ira VV. Note this family went also by Van. 
 
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Coopering as a trade in Colonial North America.
Coopering as a trade in Colonial North America.
 
 
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David VV as POW during War of 1812
David VV as POW during War of 1812

VV-descendant Andrew Quackenbush retraces the steps of his great-great-uncle David Vanvolkenburgh as a prisoner-of-war of the Americans from his 1813 capture at Fort George, to his release nearly a year later at Melville Island near Halifax. 
 
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DAY TRIP, Haldimand Co. May 2012
DAY TRIP, Haldimand Co. May 2012
Shows locations of Follick/Vollick land holdings, cemetery locations, and photos of the Canfield / Darling Road areas today. 
 
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Death announcement for 102-year-old Almeda VV-Quackenbush (1841-1943)
Death announcement for 102-year-old Almeda VV-Quackenbush (1841-1943)

Toronto Star, 25 Oct 1943. 
 
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Death Notice - Louisa VV-Sackrider (1825-1896)
Death Notice - Louisa VV-Sackrider (1825-1896)
 
 
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Death notice - Lucy VV-Banker (1868-1924)
Death notice - Lucy VV-Banker (1868-1924)

at Morton/Kendall, NY

[This article found online at Fulton History Newspaper Archive
 
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Death Notice - Thaddeus VV (1809-1891)
Death Notice - Thaddeus VV (1809-1891)
Reported in Elgin, Illinois newspaper. 
 
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Death Notice and Obituary of William Grote (1849-1921) who m. Mary A. VV-Sturbridge
Death Notice and Obituary of William Grote (1849-1921) who m. Mary A. VV-Sturbridge

Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois. Wm. Grote was two terms mayor of Elgin. The obituary reveal the marriage date. 
 
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Death notice in Auburn, NY newspaper of Rose Bailey, sister of John F. Doolittle, who died in Canada, 1920.
Death notice in Auburn, NY newspaper of Rose Bailey, sister of John F. Doolittle, who died in Canada, 1920.

This notice is confirmed by the Ontario Canada death record. Note that Rose was brought back to Auburn for burial in Soule Cemetery, the same place as her brother John. 
 

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