Samuel VanHook, Sr

Male 1733 - Abt 1809


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  • Suffix  Sr 
    Born  15 Nov 1733  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1809  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Hendrick (Henry) VanHook,   b. 1701, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Upper Freehold, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Deborah Parent,   b. Abt 1700,   d. Aft 1750 
    Married  Abt 1753 
    Children 
     1. Samuel VanHook, Jr.,   b. Abt 1750,   d. Abt 1809, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rachel VanHook,   b. Abt 1760, Orange, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1807, Ross, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth VanHook,   b. Abt 1768
     4. Margaret VanHook,   b. Abt 1773
     5. Catherine VanHook,   b. Abt 1775, Orange, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F921  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Living 
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F1354  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    Samuel VanHook Preemption Certificate - 17 Jan 1780, for 400 acres in Kentucky (assigned immediately to Jacob Myers)
    Samuel VanHook Preemption Certificate - 17 Jan 1780, for 400 acres in Kentucky (assigned immediately to Jacob Myers)
    Kentucky County Va

    We do hereby Certify that Samuel Vanhook is entitled to the preemption of Four hundred acres of land at the State price in the District of Kentucky On Account of making an Actual Settlement in the Month of March 1779 lying on the South fork of licking Creek adjoining Samuel Dennis' land below Given under our hands at Bryants Station on Elkhorn Creek this 17th day of January 1780.

    (signed) William Fleming, Stephen Trigg, Edmond Lynes

    Test John Williams, Clk CC

    (on back)

    The Warrant for this Certificate to be entered with the County Survey on or before the 26th of June 1780.

    For Value Received I do hereby assign over all my Rights and Title to the within mentioned Land to Jacob Myers.

    John Martin for Samuel VanHook
    Teste: Azariah Davies
    Summon for Azor Rees to answer charges by Samuel VanHook and Margaret his wife
    Summon for Azor Rees to answer charges by Samuel VanHook and Margaret his wife
    [Front of document] Vanhook & Azor Rees Capias Feb. 1790

    [Summons document - shown below] The Commonwealth of Virginia to the Sheriff of Bourbon county Greeting You are hereby commanded to take Azor Rees if he be found within your Baliwick and him safely keep so that you have his body before the Justices of our said county court at the Courthouse thereof On the thrd Tuesday in February next to answer Saml Vanhook & Margaret his Wife of a plea of Trespass Assault and Battery Damages Two hundred pounds.

    And have then there this writ witness John Edwards Clerk of our Said Court at the Courthouse this 15 day of Dec 1789 And in the 11th Year of the Commonwealth.

    Jno Edwards

    [inside page] Vanhook vs Rees

    [cover] Mary Talor John Pickens William Williams Executed A. Mountjoy A copy left for John Pickens & William Williams Vanhook Mary Talor is no inhabitant of this county vs A. Mountjoy Rees to Augt 1790

    The Commonwealth of Virginia To the Sheriff of Bourbon County Greeting you are hereby commanded to summon Mary Taylor John Pickens William Williams To appear before the Justice of our Said county on day of [ ] next Feby Court instant to testify and the Truth to say in behalf of Sam'l Vanhook Sen & Margaret his wife in a certain matter of controversy in our said court depending and unditermoned Between Sam'l Vanhook Sen & Margaret Wife & Azor Rees And this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty of 100 pounds and have then there this writ witness John Edwards Clerk of our said Court at the Courthouse the 8th day of Feby 1790 In this the 14th year of the Commonwealth John Edwards

    The Commonwealth of Virginia to the Sheriff of bourbon County Greeting You are hereby commanded to summon Mary Taylor and John Perkins & William Williams to appear before the Justice of our said county at the courthouse thereof on the 2nd day of their next August Court to Testify and the truth to say in behalf of Sam'l Vanhook and wife in a certain matter of controversy in our said court depending and undetermined Between said Vanhook & Wife Plffs and Azor Rees defendant - this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty of 100 pounds and have then there this writ witness John Edwards Clerk of said Court at the courthouse the 7 day of June 1790 In the xiv Year of the Commonwealth John Edwards
    Samuel VanHook - petition for the formation of Harrodsburg, KY
    Samuel VanHook - petition for the formation of Harrodsburg, KY
    28 Sep 1785 - Petitions of the Early Inhabitants of Kentucky (to the General Assembly of Virginia 1769 to 1792), Petition No. 26 Samuel VanHook signed a petition of the inhabitants of Lincoln County requesting a town for the county. This was the request for the formation of the town of Harrodsburg. (This petition is also signed by Samuel Dennis, who owned land next to Samuel's original preemption, and Samuel Dennis Junior, among others. There is a reproduction of this particular petition in the Filson Club publication covering these petitions.)

    Histories
    Samuel VanHook (1733-1809?) of North Carolina
    Samuel VanHook (1733-1809?) of North Carolina
    Research and biographical narrative of Samuel VanHook (1733-1809?), assumed son of Henry VanHook and Deborah Parent.

  • Notes 
    • See the attached narrative document regarding life and records of Samuel VanHook Sr.