Soon after coming to the Susquehanna Valley, Albert Covenhoven lost all his effects by a sudden freshet in the creek, and the family were reduced to great distress. This was on the breaking out of the Revolution.
In summer 1775 a Presbyterian minister named Rev Philip V Fithina made mention of Covenhoven's farm at Muncy, PA as he made a missionary tour thru the countryside.
Albert Covenhoven was listed in the taxables for 1778 in Muncy Twp. however as per PA Archives Series 2 Vol 3 in an article naming many of the heads of families living on the West Branch of the Susquehanna as at 10 June 1778, Albert probably never actually lived to pay his tax on the improvements on his land. His wife Sarah Covenhoven was taxed for years 1778-90.
Albert Covenhoven served as a private in the Revolutionary War under Capt Wm Hepburn as to took up the draft issued in the name of his son Thomas.
Albert Covenhoven, b. 1731; m. Sarah Wyckoff. Son of:
Roelof Covenhoven, b. 8 September 1703; m. Antje Strycker. Son of:
Albert Willemse van Kouwenhoven, b. 7 December 1676; m. Neeltje Roelofse
Schenk. Son of:
Gerret Wolphertse van Kouvenhoven, b. 1636; m. Jannetje Monfort.