Documents Relating to the colonial, Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionay History of the State of New Jewsey: first series--Vol. XXXIX.Calender of New Jersey Wills, administrations, Etc. Vol X-1801-1805, page 492.
1795, Mar. 14. Westbrook, Johannes, of Sandyston, Sussex Co., blacksmith; will of.Wife, Lydia, real and personal estate, while my widow.Thereafter estate to be divided between my 2 daughters, Catherine (wife of Jacobus Van Auken) and Lenah (wife of John Nice.) Executors -- wife, Lydia, andson-in law, John Nice.Witnesses ---Guisbert Sutfin, John Loder,Derick Sutfin.Proved Nov. 27, 1804. (Recorded, Surrogate’s Office, Sussex co., Lib. A. Of wills. P. 34.) 1804, Sept. 5. Inventory, $970.23; made by John Loder, Jr. And Thomas Kyte.
Wife Lydia was the daughter of Evert Hornbeck and Lena Cuddeback.
From Minisink Dutch Reform church records: Titus Westbrook, blackman of(owned by)Lydia Westbrook (widow of the above Johannis Westbrook) Phillis Van Auken, black woman of (owned by) James (Jacobus)Van Auken children baptized: Aug. 31, 1817 Enis,b. April 14, 1808; Philis, b. April 30, 1810; Titus,b. Dec. 12, 1813; Anson, b. June 11, 1817.
Bpt. May 20, 1821 Dinah, black girl of(owned by)James Vanaken child bpt. Nelson, b. Oct. 6, 1816.
VANAUKEN, Catherine of Montague. 2531S - W. 24 Jun 1840; Filed 15 Jun 1847. Late husband: James... ...Lydia WELLS w/o Alfred; two black slaves, Titus WESTBROOK and his wife Phillis; Phebe, black woman w/o Henry QANTIR(sic); Dinah d/o Phillis. Executors: John W. NYCE, William H. NYCE, and James STOLL. Witnesses: Aaron VANNOY, Nicholas VANNOY and George STEEL.