Fifth Generation


59. Vandercliff (Vanderklyf) NORWOOD was baptized on 12 March 1735 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.369 He was born in 1735 in New York, NY, NY.370 He Voted for representative in 1768 in New York, NY, NY.371 Vandercliff went to court to Charged with trespass on 5 August 1773 in New York, NY, NY372 He lived in New York, NY, NY on 16 October 1776.373 He died on 2 March 1798 at the age of 63 in New York, NY, NY.374 Vandercliff was buried on 3 March 1798 in Dutch Reformed Church, New York City, NY, NY.374 Deposition given by A. S. Norwood, 20 May 1854 states:
Deponent further says that a brother of his father, named Cliff or Clifford Norwood, was murdered during the period of the Revolution, as was supposed by foreign soldiers, and his said uncle was buried in Trinity Church yard.
(In fact, Vandercliff Norwood was his father, Tobias's, first cousin.)

Minutes of the Court, NYC Court Records 1760-1797:
Vanderclyff Norwood is indicted for tespass. 5 Aug 1773. Continued. 6 Aug 1733. Discharged 4 Nov 1773.

23 Jan 1769 - New York City - Listed on the Poll List - Freeman, but not Freeholder -

16 Oct 1776 - signer of the petition submitted to Gen Howe after the British had re-taken New York.

Vandercliff (Vanderklyf) NORWOOD and Jane MITSCHEL were married on 7 February 1756 in New York, NY, NY.375,376 Jane MITSCHEL was born (date unknown).

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