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VanValkenburg, Silvester Sylvester

Male 1831 - 1901  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name VanValkenburg, Silvester Sylvester 
    Born Nov 1831  Camden, Lennox-Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Camden East, Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1861  Olden, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1881  Kennebec, Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 21 Dec 1901 
    Person ID I404  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 

    Father VanValkenburg, Gilbert,   b. 13 Mar 1804, Ernestown, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1886, Olden Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Vosburgh, Asenath,   b. 25 Mar 1814, Sackets Harbor, Jefferson Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1892, Parham, Hinchinbrooke Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 06 Sep 1829  Ernestown, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johnson-or-Johnston, Helen Maria,   b. 1835, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Aug 1855  Wilton, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. VanValkenburg, Delia,   b. 1857, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. VanValkenburg, Eliza,   b. 10 Jun 1858, Camden Twp., Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1927, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Natural]
     3. VanValkenburg, Harriet,   b. 1859, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1890, Sheffield, Lennox-Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Natural]
     4. VanValkenburg, Asenath,   b. 05 Nov 1867, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1935, Henderson, Kennebec Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Natural]
     5. VanValkenburg, Mary Hellen,   b. 1869, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1831 - Camden, Lennox-Addington, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    'Ontario Marriage Notices', by Thomas B. Wilson. Hunterdon House Press
    "Ontario Marriage Notices", by Thomas B. Wilson. Hunterdon House Press

    Various VV record transcripts as sources.

    Histories
    6 - 'Tenth Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
    6 - "Tenth Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

    See Overview and General Index

    prev | 6-Tenth Gen | next
    5 - 'Ninth Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
    5 - "Ninth Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

    See Overview and General Index

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    Census Records
    CENSUS-1891 - Sylvester VanValkenburg(widower)
    CENSUS-1891 - Sylvester VanValkenburg(widower)
    Mary H.,John
    Kennebec,Addington,Ontario
    CENSUS-1851 - Gilbert VanValkenburg--Asenath Vosburgh
    CENSUS-1851 - Gilbert VanValkenburg--Asenath Vosburgh
    Sylvester,John,Harriet,Manerva,Eliza,Robert Rowland,Harvey,Ann Jane
    Camden Twp,Addington,Ontario

    Maps
    Historical Atlases of the Varty Lake / Colebrook area of Camden Twp., Lennox & Addington Co. in 1860 and 1878.
    Historical Atlases of the Varty Lake / Colebrook area of Camden Twp., Lennox & Addington Co. in 1860 and 1878.

    Shows properties of G. VanVolkenburgh at Con. 2 Lot 39 west of Colebrook. Note also the 1860 property at Lot 38 to the NW. For modern location, enter 44.383563,-76.800442 into Google Maps address bar.

    See a list of other nearby VV locations, including Gilbert VV's brother Paulus's property (and their Friends (Quaker) Meeting House to the north at Moscow.

    Reproduction of an original copy of the Map of United Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Canada West, by H.F. Walling, Putnam & Walling Publishers, Kingston, C.W., 1860.

    Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Ccounties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, by J.H. Meacham & Co., Toronto, 1878.
    Land locations of various VanValkenburgs in Eastern Ontario in 1865.
    Land locations of various VanValkenburgs in Eastern Ontario in 1865.

    From the private research notes of Dr. H.C. Burleigh (1893-1980), unsourced records - perhaps from a gazetteer or farmer's directory.

    A Storrington property, Lennox-Addington Co. is shown in 1860 and 1878 atlases here.

    The Camden East, Lennox-Addington Co. properties are shown in 1860 and 1878 atlases here.

    The Olden Twp., Frontenac Co. property is shown in 1860 here. The 1878 atlas doesn't seem to have included detailed views of the northern townships.

    The Ernesttown Twp., Lennox-Addington Co. property did not show a VV name on either atlas.

    Names were included on maps by subscription, and perhaps subscribers only paid to have their primary residences shown.
    Historical Atlas of the Long Lake area of Olden Twp. and the future location of the village of Parham to the south in Hinchinbrooke Twp., Frontenac Co. in 1860.
    Historical Atlas of the Long Lake area of Olden Twp. and the future location of the village of Parham to the south in Hinchinbrooke Twp., Frontenac Co. in 1860.

    Shows property of S. "Valkenberg" (Sylvester VV) in 1860, above Long Lake at Con. 5 Lot 2 Olden Twp. For modern location, enter 44.678052,-76.789284 into Google Maps address bar.

    This location is noted also in the 1865 list of VV land holdings written by Dr. H.C. Burleigh.

    For location of Parham village 44.656443,-76.717186. Parham is recorded as the burial place of Sylvester VV's mother Asenath Vosburgh. On this 1860 Atlas no village shows, but my guess is that it is at the location marked "inn" just south-west of Eagle Lake. The 1878 Meacham Atlas did not publish landholder names for the northern townships, but a general overview map of Hinchinbrook Twp. shows a dot for Parham.

    Note the Cronk family in the vicinity, in particular S. Cronk as co-occupant of the lot with Sylvester VV in Olden Twp. but also an S. Cronk in the bottom-left section of this map on what is Con. 6 Lot 24 of Hinchinbrooke Twp. This is the future home of Cecilia Switzer-Cronk, a grand-niece of Sylvester VV.

    Map of United Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Canada West, by H.F. Walling, Putnam & Walling Publishers, Kingston, C.W., 1860.

  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] 1851 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Addington-CamdenEast-VVGilbert, Canada. "Census of 1851" (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Camden East, Addington County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C-11712.
      Camden East, Addington Co., Canada West

      Gilbert Vanvalkenburg, 47 b. 1805 Upper Canada
      Essena, 37 b. 1814 Upper Canada
      Silvester, 21 b. 1830 Upper Canada
      John, 19 b. 1832 Upper Canada
      Hariet, 16 b. 1835 Upper Canada
      Manerva, 13 b. 1838 Upper Canada
      Eliza, 11 b. 1840 Upper Canada
      Rouland, 8 b. 1843 Upper Canada
      Harry, 5 b.1846 Upper Canada
      Jane, 3 b. 1848 Upper Canada

    2. [S35] 1861 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Frontenac-Olden-Syl, Canada. "Census returns for 1861." Libaray and Archives Canada, Ottawa. Olden, Frontenac County, Canada West; Roll: C-1021 - C-1023.
      Olden, Frontenac Co., Canada West

      Sylvester Vanvolenburgh, 30 b. 1831 Upper Canada
      Ellen, 21 b. 1840 Upper Canada
      Elisa, 4 b. 1857 Upper Canada
      Hariet, 2 b. 1859 Upper Canada

    3. [S74] 1881 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Addington-Kennebec-VVSylvester, Canada. "Census of Canada, 1881." Statistics Canada Fonds, Record Group 31-C-1. LAC microfilm C-13162 to C-13286. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1881/index-e.html.

      Kennebec Twp., Addington Co., Ontario, Canada

      Sylvester Van Vaulburg, 50, b. 1831 Ontario, married
      Arineth, 14 b. 1867
      Hellen, 12 b. 1869

      [he is married, yet no spouse enumerated]