John Van Cleve

John Van Cleve (3), son of Benjamin (2), was twice married, first to Sarah Conwenhoven (Conover) and subsequently to Neeltic (Nellie or Cornelia), daughter of Chreynjans (Creinyonce) Van Marter. He moved to Lawrence, where he resided till his death in 1772, aged 72; is buried there, in the old cemetary, as is also his wife, Cornelia, who died August 4th, 1782, aged 78. Their children were: Chreinyonce (4); Benjamin (5); Aaron (6); Joseph, married Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob Carle, is supposed to have had no children; Eleanor, wife of Daniel Hunt, of Lebanon; Jane, died 1809, aged 65, having married Walter Smith, who died 1829, aged 88; and Anna, died 1786, aged 40, having been the wife of John Rozell, (see Rozell family, No.2.)