1834 Hendrick Hendrickson Will

 

In his Last Will & Testament, written December 9, 1834, Hendrick Hendrickson of Holmdel wrote: “I do hereby reserve 1 acre of land on the farm where I now live, to be used as a burying ground for the Hendrickson family and their connections, which said graveyard is to include the present graveyard and as much land on each side of it as shall make an acre.”

(Monmouth County Surrogate’s Office, Will Book D, page 310)