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Abraham VAN BUSKIRK

Abraham VAN BUSKIRK

Male - 1819

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  • Name Abraham VAN BUSKIRK 
    Born [Bergen, NJ]? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1762] 
    Birth [BEFORE 1765] 
    Birth [1759] 
    Death [SEPTEMBER 1819]  Eastport, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vital Records Eastport Sentinel
      p 3
      Volume 2 #2 4 September 1819
      Deaths
      In Eastport, no date, Abraham Van Buskirk about 60y.

      Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution, Vol. II
      p 375
      Van Buskirk, Abraham. Died at Eastport, Maine, in 1819, aged sixty.
    Grant 23 Dec 1784 
    • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name VANBUSKIRK, Abraham
      Volume NS-1
      Page 5
      Grant number 2
      Place Bay of Fundy, North Side
      County Sunbury
      Date 1784-12-23
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 900
      Microfilm F16300
      Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/09/25: With 79 Others / Orange Rangers
    Petition 1786  Queens, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name VANBUSKIRK, ABRAHAM
      Year 1786
      County Queens
      Microfilm F1031
      See petition of JARVIS, WILLIAM
      Researchers should note that when a 'Name' has been drawn from a petition submitted by someone else or by a group, the 'See Petition of:' column directs them to the name under which the document is filed and microfilmed.
      All names on this petition : 3
      . JARVIS, WILLIAM
      . MILITARY--KINGS OR. RGRS., -----
      . VANBUSKIRK, ABRAHAM
    Grant 26 Dec 1786 
    • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name VAN BUSKIRK, Abraham
      Volume II
      Page 0
      Grant number 92
      Place Maugerville Township
      County Sunbury
      Date 1786-12-26
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 200
      Microfilm F16300
    Immigration [1806] 
    Residence 1810  Eastport, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Abraham Buskirk
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abraham Buskirk
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Eastport, Washington, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 10
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Eastport, Washington, Maine; Roll: 12; Page: 640; Image: 00641; Family History Library Film: 0218683
    Occupation 1812 
    Cooper 
    Residence 1812  Eastport, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • THE ROGUES OF 'QUODDY: SMUGGLING IN THE MAINENEW
      BRUNSWICK BORDERLANDS
      1783-1 820
      Joshua M. Smith
      M.A. (Honours) University of St. Andrews, 1989
      M.A. East Carolina University, 1997

      p 391
      APPENDIX E: Enemy Aliens, Eastport
      Table El: Deputy Marshal's Records of Enemy Aliens, Eastport, 1812
      - - - - -
      Name Age Years Family Trade Took 1810 Mats.
      in size Oath Census Militia
      Abraham Van Buskirk ae 50 6 years in US Family size 10 Cooper Took oath In 1810 census Not in Mass Militia
    Military
    • Loyalists of New Brunswick, Esther Clark Wright
      Abraham VanBuskirk Lieutenant King's Orange Regiments, St John County
    Died 15 Sep 1819  Eastport, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I46912  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2018 

    Family Frances CONGDON 
    Married 16 Nov 1787?  NS? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married by Henry Goldsmith Esq?
    Children 
     1. Mary BUSKIRK,   b. *[1790],   d. 30 May 1840
     2. John BUSKIRK,   b. Bef 1798
     3. Andrew BUSKIRK,   b. 24 Feb 1808
     4. Eliza BUSKIRK,   b. *[1800],   d. 23 Mar 1821
     5. Benjamin BUSKIRK,   d. 21 Nov 1814
     6. Frances BUSKIRK,   b. Bef 1805
     7. Saviah BUSKIRK,   d. 16 Jan 1814
    Family ID F16983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Caren Secord: Nil
      Early Probate: Nil
      Old Soldiers: Nil
      Washington County Probate: Nil Van or Buskirk
      Washington County Land Records -1829: Nil Van or Buskirk
      Charlotte County Registry 1st Book: Nil Van or Buskirk
      PANB Johnson's Vitals: many instances NS

      Is he related to the Abraham van Buskirk from New Jersey and Nova Scotia?
      http://www.danishheritage.org/uploads/5/4/9/4/54945593/bridge_april_2006_9510_vol_29-1.pdf
    • Abraham Van Buskirk
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abraham Van Buskirk
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): New York City North Ward, New York, New York
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 2
      Number of Slaves : 1
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1790; Census Place: New York City North Ward, New York, New York; Series: M637; Roll: 6; Page: 42; Image: 535; Family History Library Film: 0568146
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/117665?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Records of births, deaths, marriages and marriage intentions, ca. 1760-1930
      Authors: Eastport (Maine). Town Clerk
      Records of births, deaths, marriages and marriage intentions, ca. 1760-1930
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      10838
      7834653
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007834653?cat=117665
      [316/539]
      p 69
      Record of the Family of Mr Abraham V Buskrik
      Andrew Buskirk born in Eastport February 24th AD 1808
      Saviah Buskirk Died January 16th 1814
      Benjamin Buskirk was Drowned Comeing from Robbinstown November 21st 1814
      Mr Abraham V Buskirk Died Septr 15 1819
    • Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics
      Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 9 Number 576
      Date March 27 1841
      County Saint John
      Place Saint John
      Newspaper New Brunswick Courier
      d. Aylesford, N.S., 16th March, age 75 [1766], Henry Van-BUSKIRK, Esq., Magistrate in Kings Co. As a Loyalist he emigrated to Nova Scotia with his father from New York in 1783.

      Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics
      Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 3 Number 1073
      Date June 23 1827
      County Saint John
      Place Saint John
      Newspaper New Brunswick Courier
      d. Aylesford, 6th inst., Isabella VANBUSKIRK w/o Henry VANBUSKIRK, Esq. age 49.
    • Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics
      Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 5 Number 174
      Date May 19 1832
      County Saint John
      Place Saint John
      Newspaper New Brunswick Courier
      m. Same place, 2nd inst. Dr. R. VANBUSKIRK / Ann DEWOLF second d/o James R. DEWOLF, Esq.

      Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics
      Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 5 Number 1012
      Date August 20 1833
      County Saint John
      Place Saint John
      Newspaper The Weekly Observer
      d. Aylesford, 2nd inst., Dr. Robert VANBUSKIRK of Halifax, N.S. age 30. NBC CG

      Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics
      Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 6 Number 1349
      Date November 2 1836
      County York
      Place Fredericton
      Newspaper The New Brunswick Royal Gazette
      m. Liverpool, N.S., 20th inst., Trinity Church, by Rev.J.T. Moody, Rev. William Henry SNYDER, Rector of Weymouth / Ann VANBUSKIRK widow of late R. VANBUSKIRK WC NBC
    • VANBUSKIRK: Lawrence VanBuskirk b. c1739 in Bergin County, NJ, d. 1803, s/o Johannis VanBuskirk: married his cousin Janet VanBuskirk, d/o Abraham VanBuskirk: they came from Hackensack, NJ to NB in 1783 as a Loyalist: first settled on Long Reach in Kings County but moved to Wilmot, Annapolis County, NS about 1803:

      Children are listed in a random order:
      1) John VanBuskirk:
      2) Garret VanBuskirk:
      3) Henry VanBuskirk:
      4) Abraham VanBuskirk m. 1788 Hannah Underhill:
      5) Thomas VanBuskirk:
      6) Andrew VanBuskirk:
      7) William VanBuskirk.

      Sources: MC1/VanBuskirk, 1 pg: see MC80/364 E. Stone Wiggins? History of Queens County, 1876, page 59 which states that John?s grandsons returned to NB in 1843: George VanBuskirk m. Janet Welton: settled at Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County and had children: James VanBuskirk married Elizabeth Ann Porter: settled at Lower Jemseg, Queens County and had children: see also MC300 York-Sunbury Historical Society Collection, MS15/11 pages 162-163: see MC80/2902 Sharon Dubeau?s New Brunswick Loyalists: a bicentennial tribute, 1 paragraph.