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Valentine TIER

Valentine TIER

Male Abt 1743 - 1824  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name Valentine TIER  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Tier is variously spelled: Tiers, Tien, Thiers, Tearce, Tearse and Teary.
    Relationshipwith John Louis CARR
    Birth Abt 1743  Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 1755 
    Census 1790  Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1800  Manhattan (New York County), New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1810  Warwick, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 6 NOV 1824  Bergen County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Burial Aft 6 NOV 1824 
    Will 06 OCT 1825 
    Age ~ 81 years 
    Notes 
    • Note #1:
      [Tier - Valentine v20t2356.FTW]
      In a note to Lewis Tier date 9/14/1926 someone writes him to ask if he knows if Valentine Tier fought in the Revolutionary War.
    • Note #2
      [V20T23~1.FTW]
      A letter written by Reverend Grant Von Blarcom (descendant of valentine) to Lewis Tier in October 1926 (copied by Carl J. Glaser) explains the following. Now as to Valentine Tier (Our Grant Grandfather) He was born in 1743 and died in 1825, the same year my father (George Hopper Tier) was born. Valentine came to America in 1755, being 12 years old. He came with a brother and a cousin. One of these evidently named Jacob as i have a transcript of a deed whereby Valentine transferred, to Jacob, two lots in New York City located at what is now Grand and Motts Streets. I was born on Grand Street. The two lots mentioned were deeded to Valentine by the Attorney General of New York State (Josiah Ogden Hoffman), they having been part of the Bayard Estate. Bayard was a Tory and his land had been confiscated by the State of New York. I also have a transcript of title, passed by the Attorney General,dated October 1, 1800.

      Valentine Tier married Elizabeth Hopper. How long he remained in New York, I cannot say but he eventually found his way into New Jersey and settled somewhere near Macopin, which is in Passaic County, near greenwood Lake. He also owned land on which the city of Utica is built. What disposition was made of this land I do not know.

      Valentine was a Alsatian and was French. Some members of the family spelled the name Tier with a final "s" and some do at the present time so the lady from Strasburg, that you mentioned, is corroborated.

      Note by Carl J. Glaser: Note--In an old book in my possession the name appears in several places as Thiers as well as Tiers and Tier.--C.J.G.)"
    Person ID I132  Carr-Scott
    Last Modified 28 APR 2024 

    Father Daniel Matthieu TIER,   b. 1714, Schönenberg, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this locationbur. Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Marie COMTE,   b. 16 AUG 1716, Großvillars, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 22 AUG 1741  Großvillars, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age at Marriage Daniel was ~ 27 years and 8 months old - Marie was 25 years old. 
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Anne Elizabeth HOPPER,   b. Abt 1750, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1793 
    Age at Marriage Valentine was ~ 50 years old - Anne was ~ 43 years old. 
    Children 
    +1. George TIER,   b. Abt 1794, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1850 (Age ~ 56 years)
    +2. John H. TIER,   b. 1794, Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 DEC 1878, West Milford, Passaic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years)
    +3. Catherine TIER,   b. 28 JUN 1797, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 05 JAN 1883 (Age 85 years)
    +4. Peter TIER,   b. 1802, West Milford, Passaic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 05 AUG 1879, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
    +5. Elizabeth TIER,   b. 02 MAY 1805, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 02 JUN 1869, Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 21 APR 2022 

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    Documents 23 Documents

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] Family Tree, Tier-Valentine v20t2356.FTW.
      Date of Import: 25 Nov 2007

    2. [S93] Family Tree, Glaser-John Carl.FTW.
      Date of Import: 30 Aug 2008

    3. [S226] Family Tree, Tier V20T23.FTW.
      Date of Import: 29 Aug 2008

    4. [S273] New Jersey Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931, Database online.
      Record for Elizabeth Tier

    5. [S123] New York Genealogical Records, 1675-1920, (The Generations Network, Inc.), https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7831&h=683261&ssrc=pt&tid=25019617&pid=12570106532&usePUB=true.

    6. [S283] New Jersey Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=2540&h=252327442&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=2539.

    7. [S1309] Germany, Select Marriages, 1558-1929, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/71270069/person/48360605174/facts.
      Name Daniel Matthieu Tiers
      Gender Male
      Marital Status Single
      Marriage Date 22. Aug 1741 (22 Aug 1741)
      Marriage Place Grossvillars, Knittlingen, Neckar, Wrtt., Germany
      Spouse Marie Conte
      FHL Film Number 1184998