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VanValkenburgh, Timothy

Male 1797 - 1873


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  • Name  VanValkenburgh, Timothy 
    Born  04 Apr 1797  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  01 Jun 1840  Jackson Twp., Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  16 Sep 1850  Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  Jun 1860  Ovid, Branch Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  20 Jun 1870  Shelbina, Shelby Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  28 Sep 1873  Hamilton, Caldwell Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I8  VV-Jacob-ChloeHodges
    Last Modified  22 Dec 2015 

    Father  VanValkenburgh, Jacob,   b. 1765,   d. 1828, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., OR Brockville, Leeds-Grenville Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Hodges, Chloe,   b. New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  Letcher, Stina Fanny,   b. 1802, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Shelby Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. VanValkenburgh, Chloe Ann,   b. 1824, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. VanVolkenburgh, Lorenzo Dow,   b. 06 Aug 1832, Elizabethtown, Midland District (now Brockville, Leeds-Grenville Co.), Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1904, Hamilton, Caldwell Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. VanValkenburgh, David,   b. 1833, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. VanValkenburgh, Reuben Y.,   b. 21 Jun 1834, Elizabethtown, Midland District (now Brockville, Leeds-Grenville Co.), Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1907, Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. VanValkenburgh, Louisa,   b. 1841, Branch Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. VanValkenburgh, George W.,   b. 1844, Branch Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1863, Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F15  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 1873 - Hamilton, Caldwell Co., Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories

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    OBITUARY - Lorenzo Dow VanValkenburgh (1832-1904)
    OBITUARY - Lorenzo Dow VanValkenburgh (1832-1904)
    Confirms birth location of Elizabethtown, Midland District, Canada now Brockville, Leeds-Grenville Co., Ontario. This is the area from which Timothy Hodges and Chloe VV came.

    LOTS of information here on the family's movements within the States, L.D.'s Civil war involvement, and his un-named father's profession.
    MILITARY MUSTER ROLL - 1822 - Prince Edward Co., Ontario
    MILITARY MUSTER ROLL - 1822 - Prince Edward Co., Ontario
    David and Timothy VV (brothers) on the list.
    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.
    Letter written by John VV (1863-1951) of Cordova Mines, Ontario to a Paul E. VV in 1935.
    Letter written by John VV (1863-1951) of Cordova Mines, Ontario to a Paul E. VV in 1935.

    Letter 3 of 4. See transcription of text here. Outlines what is known of his family's history through his aunt, Mrs. Almeda VV-Quackenbush.
    Transcription of Letter #3 by John VV of Cordova Mines, Ontario, written in 1935.
    Transcription of Letter #3 by John VV of Cordova Mines, Ontario, written in 1935.

    Transcription of original hand-written letter.

    See other letters: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

    Census Records

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    CENSUS-1850- Tim Vanbalkinberg--Stina Vanbalkinberg
    CENSUS-1850- Tim Vanbalkinberg--Stina Vanbalkinberg
    Lorenzo, Reuben, Louisa, George
    Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan, USA
    CENSUS-1860- Timothy VanValkenburgh--Stina VanValkenburgh
    CENSUS-1860- Timothy VanValkenburgh--Stina VanValkenburgh
    George
    Ovid, Branch Co., Michigan, USA
    CENSUS-1870 - David VanVolkenburg--Harrette VanVolkenburg
    CENSUS-1870 - David VanVolkenburg--Harrette VanVolkenburg
    with children and father Timothy VanVolkenburg and Fanny VanVolkenburg
    Shelbina, Shelby Co., Missouri, USA

    * is David actually Lorenzo Dow VV?
    1840 US Census - VV Timothy household
    1840 US Census - VV Timothy household

    Jackson Prairie, Jackson Twp., Indiana, USA

    Head of Household named only. Note the presence of six children by 1840. This location is mentioned in the obituary of Lorenzo Dow VV (son) and is just south from Branch Co., Michigan.

    Features
    Canadian VanValkenburgs in the War of 1812
    Canadian VanValkenburgs in the War of 1812
    VV's found on the Quarter Pay Lists of the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles

    See VV's and related names on Pay Lists for other War of 1812 Militia

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] 1840 United States Federal Census - INDIANA-Steuben-Jackson-VVTimothy, Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Roll: 94; Page: 104; Image: 222; Family History Library Film: 0007730.

      Jackson Twp., Steuben Co., Indiana

      [name of Head of Household only]

      Timothy Vanvalkenburgh
      8 persons total in Household
      1 male aged 40-49
      1 female aged 30-39
      1 female aged 15-19
      1 male aged 10-14
      2 males aged 5-9
      1 male under 5
      1 female under 5

      [See son Lorenzo Dow VV's obituary - he confirms the family were here in Jackson Prairie, Indiana at this time. Note: the family had more children than we're aware of - a total of six at this time. Just to the north into Michigan, is Branch Co. where the family removed to by 1850.]


    2. [S5] 1850 United States Federal Census - MICHIGAN-Branch-Bethel-VVTim, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C..
      1850 census, Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan

      Tim Vanbalkinberg, 52 b. 1798 Canada, farmer
      Stina Vanbalkinberg, 46 b. 1804 Canada
      Lorenzo, 20 b. 1830 Canada, farmer
      Reuben, 17 b. 1833 Canada, farmer
      Louisa, 9 b. 1841 Michigan
      George, 7 b. 1843 Michigan

    3. [S4] 1860 United States Federal Census - MICHIGAN-Branch-Ovid-VVTimothy, Population Schedules for the 1860 Census, compiled 1860. NARA M653. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860 population schedules. Part of Record Group Number 29. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007. National Archives, Washington, DC, USA..
      Ovid Ward, Branch Co., Michigan, Page: 95, Family Number: 679

      Timothy Van Valkenburgh, 63 b. 1797 New York
      Stiam? Van Valkenburgh, f, 57 b. 1803 New York
      George, 16 b. 1844 Michigan

    4. [S6] 1870 United States Federal Census - MISSOURI-Shelby-Shelbina, 1870 United States Federal Census. NARA M593. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870 population schedules. Part of Record Group Number 29. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007. National Archives, Washington, DC, USA..
      Shelbina, Salt River Twp., Shelby Co., Missouri

      "American Hotel" written in address column along side.

      VanVolkenburg, David, b. 1833 in Canada, occ. hotel
      " Horrette VanVolkenburg, b. 1838 in New York
      Hace (f), b. 1858 in Michigan
      Fany (f) b. 1860 in Michigan
      Reuben, b. 1863 "
      Jedson (m), b. 1866 "
      VanVolkenburg, Timothy, b. 1797 in New York
      ", Fanny, b. 1802 in Canada
      Wild, Leonard, age 18 probably a boarder at the hotel