removed to at Kentucky. He resided at at believe moved to, Pennsylvania. He was also known as Jan (John) Covenhoven. He was also known as Jan Covenhoven. He was also known as John Kouwenhoven. He was also known as Jan Van Kouwenhoven. He resided at at Windsor Twp., Middlesex County, New Jersey, on 12 April 1719. He was baptized on 12 April 1719 at Dutch Reformed Church, Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He was the son of Jan Willmse Kowenhoven
and Jacoba Cornelisse Vanderveer
. John Covenhoven was born on 4 December 1719 at Monmouth County, New Jersey. He and Lydia Predmore
obtained a marriage license on 14 August 1752 at New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. John Covenhoven married Lydia Predmore
circa 15 August 1752 at New Jersey. John Covenhoven and Lydia Predmore
resided at at Virginia in 1771; family had 5 sons and 4 daughters. John Covenhoven died in 1778 at Virginia. He left a will on 24 February 1778 at Berkeley County, Virginia. He died on 18 March 1778 at Martinsburg County, West Virginia, at age 58. John Covenhoven/Cowenhoven died in 1778. His will names his nine
children and states that to his son John he has left five shillings in
addition to what he had already given him. This would imply that John was
the eldest son who had already been given land from his father.
Son's Benjamin, William, Joseph and Daniel served in the Colonial Army
from Berkely County, Virginia and therefore have war records from the
The following is from the Union County, South Carolina Deed Abstracts
Volume II: Deed Books G-K, 100-1811, by Brent Holcomb, Copyright 2000,
"H, 126: William Gault and Henry Gault of Union district for $800 to
Charles Sisson of same, 1109 acres, part of two tracts of land granted to
Joseph Gault and Elan(?) McWhorter, the pat granted to Joseph Gault on
the north side of Pacolate River adj. Daniel Crownover, the other part
granted to McWhorter adj. Dani Crownover, John Pridmore...28 Feb 1804.
William Gault (Seal), Henry Gault (Seal), Wit: John George, William
Mayfield (mark). Winney Gault, wife of William Gault, relinquished dower
3 April 1804 before William Kennedy, J.Q. Recorded 3 April 1804."