The New Jersey Genesis (Qt'ly), Vol. 19, No.1, Oct 1971:
"Sussex County Marriage Records", transcribed from original book of entry filed in Sussex County Clerk's office.
1800- Joseph Schoonover and Elizabeth Martin, July 13, by Christophe Case, J. P.
Following taken from "Wantage Recorder". Sussex Co., N.J., 1937-1938: articles byW. J. Coulter. (these items were clipped and pasted in three large scrapbooks at LDS, Salt Lake City, UT. many years ago).Newton, N. J. Records-
Deeds- Book C- Apr. 2, 1817- Rodolvus Schoonover of Hardwick to Joseph M. Schoonover of same place, for 100 pounds 41 99/100 acres, witnessed by L. Fuller.
C-4,page 629- April 1, 184?- Dennis Morris and Sara his wife of Stillwater, to Joseph Schoonover for $1,200.00, adjoining Joseph -----Schoonover, 48 25/100 acres being original part of Hnery Schoonover, deceased, designated as lot No. 1 in Division of his estate and is part of MO---Morris of Newton, deceased, and ---off to Dennis by Commissioner.
D4, page 141- Joseph M. Schoonover and Elizabeth his wife, of Stillwater, to James Schoonover of STillwater, lot No. 1 in division of real estate of Henry Schoonover, dec'd, 80 70/100 acres for $850.00, witnessed by David Thompson.
[same referece by W. J. Coulter- under The Van Schoonhoven Family: Newton, N.J. records:
Deed Book N, page 207- Q pages 41 and 764: On Nov. 15, 1785, George Armstrong, Jno. Johnson and Peter Smith, commisioners appointed by Evi Admas, Thomas Laurence and John Holmes, Judges, sold the home farm of 115 acres of Henry Schoonover, deceased to pay upkeep of Garret Schoonhover, $105.05, witnessed by Chas. Case and Jno. Holmes.
Dec. 9, 1806- Rudolphus Schoonhover and Martha, his wife, of Hardwick to Joseph M. Schoonover, being 66 3/4 acres set off to Rudolphus Schoonover as lot No.2.
Sept. 30, 1809- Peter Smith gave to Joseph M. Schoonover the power to collect accounts of the Pleasant Valley Mills books from Nov. 14, 1798, Saw mill and grist mill from June 17, 1799. Does anyone know which Pleasna Valley is meant, there were a large number of communities by this name.
Jan. 18, 1799- Jacob Snyder, of Hardwick, Sussex Co., appoints friend Henry Schoonover, Senior, of same place, to sell, convey and collect money from property now in hand of Henry belonging to Jacob Snyder, witnesses by Jacob Lantz, Peter Smith.
July 3, 1813- James van Kirk, of Oxford, to Abraham Decker, Henry Scoonover, and MIchael Van Vliet of Hardwick, for $11.25, 75 acres of unappropriated land conveyed to Ellis by com. Griffith received by deed of Benj. B. Cooper, Oct. 24th from the West Jersey Society by homas Cadwalader their lawful attorney for 42,969 65/100 acres by deed of Sept. 28, 1812, being reversion lyeing unlocated in book of 100,000 acres filed at Burlington, March 29, 1717, witnessed by Aaron Davis and Wm. Swayze, Jun.
[At least some of these deeds, if not all, refer to Henry Schoonover whose wife was Rebecca Montayne.His will, Sussex Co., N.J. 1088S- dated June 29, 1798 (elsewhere shown as proven Oct. 5, 1804, but I do not have a reference); names wife Rebecca; children- Hendrickus; Rodolphus; Garret & Mary, and son-in-law, Jacob Snyder.
Also names grandchildren: Henry, son of son Hendrickus; Rebecca, dau. of son Hendrickus; Rebecca, dau. of daughter, Mary.Executrix- Rebecca Schoonover. Son Rudolphus Schoonover and son-in-law Jacob Snyder, executors. Signed in presence of Jos. Phillips, John S. Hoops and Peter Smith. [As you can see JosephMattanje/Montanye Schoonover is not named here, but he was a son]There is a marriage for a Rudolphus Schoonover at Newton, Sussex Co., N.J. to Martha Martin, 10 June 1804, by John Gustin,J. P.Rev. Coolbaugh in his works on the Schoonover family shows that this Rudolphus, bp. 1l79, died 21 Aug 1849, Standing Stone, PA.Hope something here helps someone.