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Quit Claim by Benne [Cowaken] to Benjamin Hull June 16, 1701 New Jersey State Archives Early Land Records volume AAA p.29
The document names Benne's father as Joshua and mentions a prior land transaction between the father and Benjamin Hull in 1680.