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Notes for James Frederick Van Trease

The Family of James Frederick VanTrease and Elizabeth

James Frederick Van Trease born 1776 in PA

1790 census Bedford, PA page 25
Frederick Vantreece 1-4-4
1 male over 16 (Frederick, age 43)
4 males under 16 (Frederick Jr, age 14, Emmanuel, age 2, and 2 other sons??)
4 females (Kesiah, age ?, Elizabeth, age 13, Dorothy, age 10 & Rachel, age 8)
On same page are households of Emanuel (1-0-2), Harmon (1-1-2) & Peter (1-1-2) Vantreece

1790-1800 - family emigrated from Pennsylvania to Kentucky

1798 - Fleming Co., KY formed from Mason Co., KY

No 1800 census for Kentucky

1800 (from Kentucky Census, 1810-90)
State: KY
County: Mason County
Township: No Township Listed
Year: 1800
Record Type: Tax list
Database: KY Early Census Index

About 1800 - James Frederick married Elizabeth (last name unknown), probably in Mason or Fleming Co., KY

August 18, 1801 - daughter Kesiah born (listed on some trees as being born August 18, 1801, but ages on later censuses indicate it was 1802 or 1803) When she died on April 30, 1893 she was listed as being age 91, which would fit with August 1801 birthyear.

abt 1803 - daughter Nancy born

1803 - Frederick Vantreese (Sr) bought land from Peter Hysong in Fleming Co., KY.

February 19, 1807 - daughter Margaret born
November 21, 1809 - daughter Mary Ann born

1810 census Flemingsberg, Fleming Co., KY
Page 67
(Johann) Fredrick Vantrees
1 male over 45 (Johann Frederick, age 63)
1 female over 45 (Kesiah, age over 45)
1 female 16-25 (Rachel, age 23)
Where is Dorothy, age 30??
page 70
(James) Fredrick Vantreese
1 male 26-45 (James Frederick, age 34)
1 female 26-45 (Elizabeth, age 35)
4 females under age 10 (Kesiah, age 8, Nancy, age 6-9, Margaret, age 3 & Mary Ann, age 1)

Sept 10, 1812 - Frederick Sr conveyed 40 acres of land in Fleming Co., KY to Frederick Jr. Recorded in the Fleming Co., KY courthouse, Book E, page 148

about 1812 - daughter Lucinda born

1811-1815 - son Squire/Silas born

1817 - his father (Johann) Frederick Vantrease died

1818 - daughter Susannah born

1820 census Fleming Co., KY
page 35
Keziah Vantrase
1 female over 45
Near household of Peter Dye
page 42
Fredr Vantreese 100010-22201-01
1 male 26-44 (James Frederick, age 44)
1 male under 10 (Squire, age 5-9)
1 female over 45 (Elizabeth, age 45)
2 females 16-25 (Kesiah, age 18 Nancy, age 16-19)
2 females 10-15 (Margaret, age 13 & Mary Ann, age 11)
2 females under 10 (Lucinda, age 8 & Susannah, age 2)
1 person engaged in agriculture
On index as Fred R Vantreese

abt 1820 - Nancy VanTrease married William Judd
abt 1822 - Keziah VanTrease married Elijah Lamar
abt 1823 - Margaret VanTrease married Barnett Lamar
January 20, 1825 - Mary Ann Van Trease married Lawrence Dye
abt 1830 - Lucinda Van Trease married Eli Hinton

1830 Western Division, Fleming Co., KY
Frederick Vantrese
1 male 40-49 (James Frederick, age 54??)
1 male 15-19 (Squire, age 15-19)
1 female 60-69 (Elizabeth, age 55??)
1 female 10-14 (Susannah, age 12)
On same page and near Barnet Lamar, Lawrence Dye, Daniel Fitzgerald, Eli Hinton

January 29, 1832- Squire VanTrease married Sarah Baum, probably in Fleming Co., Kentucky

Sept 10, 1834 - Amelia, Elizabeth & Rachel were examined apart from their husbands and declared that they freely and willingly consented to above deed.

James Frederick died in 1836 in Fleming Co., KY

February 22, 1836
This indenture made this 22nd day of February eighteen hundred and thirty six between Joshua Hinton and Matilda his wife, late Matilda Vantreese of the one part of the County of Fleming and State of Kentucky. Witnesseth That the said Hinton and wife for and in consideration of the sum of ninety dollars to him in hand paid the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, hath granted barganed and hereby releases and conveys unto the said Fredrick Vantreese, his heirs and assigns all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of Fleming on the waters of Mill Creek being this undivided interest the said Matilda Hinton, late Matilda Vantreese, in that tract of land belonging to her Father, Frederick Vantreese deceased conveyed to him by deed bearing the date 24th September 1803 from Peter Hysong and wife containing 63 1/2 acres recorded in the office of the Fleming Count Clerk in Deed Book no. 2 page 370. To have and to hold the land hereby conveyed and the assutenances there unto belongingunto the said Hinton & wife for themselves their heirs& hereby agree to warrant and defend the said tract of land and promises unto the said Vantreese his heirs and assigns against the Claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever In witness whereof the said Joshua Hinton and Vantreese, his wife hereunto set their hands and seal the day and date first written.

February-December 1836 - Frederick Jr died

December 23, 1836
Land Indenture 23 Dec 1836
Fleming County, Kentucky: Deed Book U, p. 17 (Grantors)
Elijah Lamar and Kesiah Vantreese Lamar, with Eli Hinton and Lucinda Vantreese Hinton, enter into a land indenture contract with Lawrence Dye. Lamars receive $ 400 and Hintons $ 350 to assign Lawrence Dye and his heirs "undivided interest" in the tract of land owned and possessed by Frederick Vantrees "supposed to contain 157 acres" including portion of the said estate of Frederick Vantrees which may be allotted to the widow of said Vantreese (and would revert to Keziah and Lucinda as part of widows dower at her death. Also included in the disposition is
"their share or portion of the slaves of the estate of said Frederick Vantreese, dec'd" as well as any personal interest following the widow's death.

February 08, 1837 - Susannah VanTrease married Francis Williams in Fleming Co., Kentucky

Where is widowed Elizabeth, age 65, in 1840??

1850 census Census District No. 21 Vermilion Co., IL page 326
Lawrence Dye, age 43, b. KY
Mary A. , age 40, b. KY
Hiram Dye, age 25 , b. KY
Martha, age 21, b. KY
Elizabeth, age 19, b. KY
Angeline. age 14, b. KY
John, age 12, b. KY
Mary, age 10, b. KY
David Sconce, age 20, b. KY (David Sconce later married Elizabeth Dye)
Elizabeth Vantrease, age 75, b. MD
Harriet, age 19, b. KY
Henry, age 11, b. IL

Comment on family tree from Stonesus

They also had a daughter Lucinda, who is my grandmother. She was born 1813-1816. Married Eli Hinton.Children; Benjamin, Thomas, Lemuel, Mary, John, Julietta. She, Julietta (and her son,Ernest McCarty) are buried in Fairmount, Il.