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William Roelofsen Schenck (abt. 1724 - 1806)

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William Roelofsen Schenck
Born about in Flatlands, Long Island, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in New York,United Statesmap
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Died in Amwell, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, United Statesmap
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William Roelofse Schenck was born between 1721 or 1727 in Flatlands, Kings County, New york, son of Roelof Schenck and Engeltie Van Doorn[1]
William Schenck, moved from Monmouth county, New Jersey, to Hunterton county, New Jersey, long before the revolutionary war. His wife was Mary Winters, and three of his children were Ralph, John and Josiah, all in the American service as soldiers.[2]
William married on 5 October, 1747 in NJ Mary Winters (b. 1732- d. 29 Jan 1818), she was a daughter of of John Winter and Hannah Griffin.
Children from this marriage [1]:
  1. Catherine Schenck[1]
  2. Abraham Schenck, b. Hunterdon County, New Jersey[1]
  3. Reulif Schenck (Ralph), b: 23 March 1755 Amwell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey; d. 5 Sep 1836 Mohawk, NY buried Johnstown, NY[1]
  4. John Schenck, b. 21 Dec 1755[1]
  5. Anne Schenck, b. about 1757 Amwell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey; d. 28 April 1794[1]
  6. Josiah Schenck, b. about 1762 Amwell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey; d. 1823 NJ.[1]
  7. William Williams Schenck, b. 01 Nov 1764 Amwell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey; m. Mary Trout[1]
  8. Mary Schenck, b. 25 Feb 1767 Amwell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey[1]


Name: William Roelofsen /Schenck/[3][4][5][6]


Birth: Date: 1721/27 Place: Middletown Twp, Monmouth, New Jersey[7][8]


Death Date 13 Dec 1806- 15 Dec 1806, Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Source: Early Bergen County Families, compile Family Schenck
  2. Source: Oquawka Township
  3. Source: #S62 Page: Source number: 3603.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Submitter Code: VVH
  4. Source: #S49 Page: Ancestry Family Tree
  5. Source: #S92 Page: Volume: 208; SAR Membership Number: 41413
  6. Source: #S62 Page: Source number: 3013.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: PHZ
  7. Source: #S62 Page: Source number: 3603.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Submitter Code: VVH
  8. Source: #S62 Page: Source number: 3013.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: PHZ Imported only 1721 from Birth Date and marked as uncertain.
  • Source: : LDS has the above ancestral information submitted at the following address;Familysearch
  • Source: S49 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R1 Repository: R1 Name: Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S62 Author: Yates Publishing Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S92 Author: Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011; Repository: #R1
  • John Scofield Prall, Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1, (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #4285, Date of Import: Jan 16, 1999. "Electronic," Date of Import: Jul 9, 1999.


  • Thank you to Michael Harris for creating WikiTree profile Schenck-377 through the import of M. F. Harris Family Tree_2013-09-09.ged on Oct 28, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.
  • WikiTree profile Schenck-281 created through the import of Felch Family Tree.ged on Jun 16, 2012 by Robin Craig. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Robin and others.

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