Benjamim Van Cleef
resided at at Pleasant Valley, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He was also known as Benjamin Van Cleve. He was baptized on 25 November 1683 at Dutch Reformed Church, Flatbush, Kings County, New York. He was the son of Jan Van Cleef
and Engeltje Loweren
. Benjamim Van Cleef married Hendrickje Sutphen
, daughter of Dirck Jansen Van Sutphen
and Elizabeth Janse Van Nuyse
, circa 1704; 1st marriage Benjamin. Benjamim Van Cleef married Lysbeth Ardis Vander Hard
. In his will dated Sep 26, 1747 he mentioned his daughter Elizabeth, wife of William Conover. Benjamim Van Cleef died on 6 October 1747 at age 63. His estate was proved on 12 November 1747.