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|About Adrian Aten|
Adrian Aten was born on September 4, 1695 in Long Island, New York and died about 1757 somewhere in Pennsylvania. He lived to be 61 years old.
9/4/1695 - 1757
His parents were Thomas & Elsje Schillman Aten. He married Jacobje Middaugh. Jacobje was born in Hunterdon Co., NJ, to Derick Middagh and Katalyntje Van Neste and was baptized Oct.24,1693.
The Atens come from the Netherlands, Provinces of Utrecht, Holland. Adrian's Grandfather, Adrian Hendricks Aten, crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1651. He settled in Flatbush, Long Island (now apart of Brooklyn, New York) where he married Elizabeth Lysbet Thomas and was the Constable of Flatbush.
Adrian and Jacobje children:
Antje "Ann" Aten (8/25/1719) married Nicholas Schamp
Dirck “Richard D.” Aten (8/22/1721) married Judick Van Fleet
Hendrick “Henry M.” Aten(9/ 3 /1723)
Catholyne Aten(1/27/1725)never married
Maritje “Mary” Aten(1/15/ 1727) married William Van Fleet Sr.
Cathalyntje(7/29 /1730) married A.M. Insley
Jan “John” Aten (12/22 /1732) married Elizabeth Bodine
Gerradus “Gerrit” Aten (12/22/ 1732)
Judick “Jude” Aten(7/ 9/ 1735)married Joseph Morehead
Adrian “Aaron” Aten(11/ 7/ 1737)married Elizabeth
|Other|| ||Amwell Township NJ (Hunterdon County) || |
|1728-9 -March 9: John Low, of Amwell Township, Hunterdon
Co.; will of. Wife Yanaca. Children--Lawrence, Gysbert, Benjamin,
Cornelius, Tunis, Marica, Minar and Winca. Real and personal estate.
Executors--brothers Albert and Cornelius Low. Witnesses--Adriyan
Oten (Aten), Peter van Este, John Reading. Proved May 30, 1729.
3, p. 48
May 31,1729 - Inventory of the personal estate, 87.5.6; made by
Adriyan Aten and Peter van Este.
Oct.7, 1729 - John Low of Penn's Neck, Salem Co. Inventory of
Calendar of Wills.- 299
|Other||11/12/1775 ||PA (Northampton County) ||18 yrs after death |
|Name as it appears: Jacobje Aten,
Name as later spelled: Jacobje Middagh Aten,
Wife/Spouse: Adrian Aten,
Date of will or inventory:Nov. 12, 1775,
County, state: Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA,
Family named: son Dirck; daughters Antie, Mary, Catholine & Judick; sons Garret, John, Hendrick, Adrian
Probable Lineage: AHA> Thomas> Adrian, husband of Jacobje
Executors: my brother Peter Middagh and my son Adriaen Aten
Division made: “to be divided amongst all my sons & daughters equally, that is to say to my son Dirck, one equal share, the Heirs of my sone Hendrick deceased one full share to be equally divided amongst them, my son John Aten, one equal share, and my son Gerret Aten one equal share, & Adreaen Aten one equal share & each of my daughters (& the heirs of her body) before named one equal share each, excepting the share of my daughter Catholine which I will shall after my decease be put out on interest by my said executors, & the interest arising therefrom to be paid------------------
to be paid yearly, and every year unto my said daughter Catholine by my executors & after her decease, to the heirs of her body Lawfully begotten, or to be begotten & in Default of such, I leave then to my surviving sons and daughters to share and share alike.”
|Other||1/1/1795 ||Long Island NY ||38 yrs after death |
|Adrian Aten was baptized on September 4,1695 |
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|The Children of Adrian Aten|
|Hendrick 'Henry' M. Aten|
Born somewhere in New York in an unknown country on September 3, 1723 and died in Northhampton, Pennsylvania about 1773. He was about 49 years old.
The Atens come from the Netherlands, Provinces of Utrecht, Holland. Hendrick’s Great-Grandfather, Adrian Hendricks Aten, crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1651. He settled in Flatbush, Long Island (now ap...