Annatje van Neste: Death: AFT 1728
Note: "The Roll Family, One Branch", by Edwin D. Roll, Oct 1982. LDS Microfiche 6018739. Birth and bapt dates per Carol Personette Comfort, 1995.
Occupation: yeoman; resided near Somerville, Somerset Co, NY; 1699, Assembly of East New Jersey; will proved April 12, 1728; Ibid.
From Prodigy genealogy bb, Apr 1996, written by Diann Spence. Pieter b 10-5-1653 m#1 Margaret Crocheron #2 Catrntje Rol. He d 4-1728 Hunterdon NJ. The above record of this family of Pieter/Judith van Neste is from an ancient Dutch Bible, which was printed in 1637. A copy of it is in the Special Collections Dept of the Alexander Library, Rutgers Univ, New Brunswick, NJ.
"Relationships of the Petitioners to Jan Mangelsen" Summary and conclusions offered by Jean Norwood Partridge (Mrs. A.W.) of St. Paul, Minnesota in 1975 which should be filed with a copy of the Petition of April 2, 1713 to Gov. Hunter of New York. "Pieter Van Ness (Neste) signed for his wife, Tryntje Janse, the one remaining daughter of Jan." From Harry Wahl, Jul 1997.
New York State Records, Land Papers B V 138 April 2, 1713. Petitions of Mangel Jansen Roll, John Jansen Roll, Alexander Phemis, Geraldus Kamberfort and Peter Van Nesse for themselves and on behalf of John Peterse Roll, and John Mangels Roll Alias the Children of John Mangelse Deceased, to whom the Indians gave land as described in Indian Deed of Gift of March 4 1681/2 and who petitioned Lord Clarenden (Cornberry) Governor of New York for a patent in 1703 which he did not receive. Petitioners ask for Patent of 2000 Acrs of Land for each with in Bounds of the Indian Deed, read in council and referred April 2, 1703. No Action recorded or Patent on file.
Somerset County Genealogical Quarterly, 1984 and 1985. History of the van Neste Family, Fred Sisser III. Pieter Jr, born 5 Oct 1653, married (1) Margaret Crocheron; (2) Catryntje Rol.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~njsomers/early-settlers-1681-1699.htm, Nov 1999. The Early Settlers of Somerset County NJ From 1681 to 1699 there had arrived from Long Island the following heads of families, mostly of Dutch extraction. Peter Van Nest, Jeronemus Van Nest.
NYG&B Record. April 2000. "The Rall/Roll Family: Descendants of Jan Mangelsen and His wife Tryntje van Woggelum" by Barbara A. Barth. pp 140 & 141. "Eventually became one of the largest land owners in Somerset County. Fred Sisser writes, 'It is fairly certain that the land he owned wabout the raritan river comprised almost all of what is now the County Seat of Somerset County (Somerville), as well as the Borough of Raritan.' Described as a planter, and later the operator of a significant grist mill, Van Neste was also a leading political figure, serving in several sessions of the provincial Assembly 1693-1704 and as Somerset county tax collector on various occasions from 1694 to 1717."
Ibid. "On 10 Feb 1727/8 Peter Van Este of Rariton...Yeo, made his will, which was probated in April 1728. He name (sic) his eight living children, leaving £5 to the eldest son, Peter, to satisfy his birthright. As he had previously made large grants of land to his older sons, he bequeathed most of his land to Bernardus, the youngest, and to his four daughters. The executors were his son Jeronimus and son-in-law Peter Brokaw. The estate was valued at a comparatively large £2253.1.10, the largest asset being the gristmill."
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