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Isaac Van Leer

Male Abt 1754 - 1799  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name Isaac Van Leer  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1754 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1790  Tredyffren Twp, Chester Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Jul 1799 
    Buried Great Valley Presbyterian Churchyard, Charlestown, Chester Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2070  default
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2007 

    Father Dr. Bernardhus Van Leer, Sr.,   b. Abt 1686, Isenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1790, Middletown Twp, Delaware Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 104 years) 
    Mother Christiana Fuls,   b. Oct 1726,   d. 29 May 1815, Marple Twp, Delaware Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 1750  German Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Davis 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Van Leer
    +2. William Van Leer,   b. 29 Jan 1782,   d. 1 May 1846  (Age 64 years)
     3. Bernard Van Leer,   b. Abt 1784,   d. 6 Mar 1830  (Age ~ 46 years)
     4. Paschall Van Leer
     5. Hannah Van Leer
     6. Sarah Van Leer
     7. Ann Van Leer
     8. George Van Leer,   b. Abt 1796,   d. 20 Feb 1819  (Age ~ 23 years)
     9. Isaac Van Leer,   b. 22 Aug 1799,   d. 23 Oct 1826  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1790 U.S. Census
    1790 U.S. Census
    1790 U.S. Census: Isaac Vanleer family

  • Notes 
    • MILITARY: Veteran of the Revolutionary War. Private, 1780-1782, during the Revolutionary War, serving in the same company as Major General Anthony Wayne.

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1790 U.S. Census - 002474

    2. [S707] Vanleer (Van Leer) Family History, Burge, Peggy, ([online] www.vanleerplus.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Isaac Van Leer was the first child by the second wife of Dr. Bernardhus Van Leer--Christianna Fuls. He was born in 1754 and died 7/31/1799. Buried in the Great Valley Presbyterian churchyard. Married Sarah Davis. There were 9 children. He owned a plantation in Tredyffren, which is inherited from his father, Bernardhus Van Leer. One 18th century cabin is still standing on the grounds of Conestoga High School. The cabin is used as part of its American History course.

      The Pennsylvania Archives, Series. 5 Vol. 5 show that Isaac Van Leer served 3 tours of duty as a private during the Revolution:

      1) 1780 - in Capt. Howland's Company, Tredyffren Militia
      2) 1781- Capt. Moore's Company, 4th Battalion, Chester County, Militia
      3) 1782 - Capt. Wilson's Company.

    3. [S865] 1790 United States Federal Census [database online], United States. Bureau of the Census. 1st Census, 1790, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P 50 (Reliability: 3).
      Tredifferin Twp, Chester Co, Pennsylvania: Isaac Vanleer, 1 male 16+ yrs (Isaac), 4 males under 16 yrs (William, Bernard, ?, ?), 3 females (Sarah, ?, ?)