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1 John Domenicus STRYKER.  Born on 28 Aug 1758 in Solebury, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. John Domenicus died on 25 May 1835; he was 76.

In about 1785, John Domenicus first married Catherine BOGAERT,10 daughter of Jacob BOGAERT and Catalyna ALBERTSE.10 Catherine was born on 12 Aug 1758.10 She was baptised on 17 Sep 1758.10 She died on 16 Aug 1801.10

John and Catherine had the following children:
i. Maria (1786-1854) Born: 18 Nov 1786, Neshanic, New Jersey. Died: 21 Apr 185410
ii. Sarah (1789-1799) Born: 18 Sep 1789, Neshanic, New Jersey. Died: 8 Dec 179910
iii. Catherine (1791-1791) Born: 20 Jan 1791, Neshanic, New Jersey. Died: 15 Aug 179110
iv. Catherine Polly (1793-1851) Born: 28 Feb 1793, Neshanic, New Jersey. Died: 20 Jan 185110
v. Domenicus (1795-1841) Born: 19 Oct 1795, Neshanic, New Jersey. Died: 11 Mar 184110
vi. Sarah Van Middlesworth (1797-1852) Born: 20 Nov 1797. Christened: 4 Feb 1798 Neshanic Reformed Church, Somerset Co., New Jersey Died: 2 Jun 185210
vii. Jane (1800-1800) Born: 19 Jan 1800 Neshanic, New Jersey Died: 19 Jun 180010

In about 1803 John Domenicus second married Maria HOAGLAND.11  Born in about early 1777 in Neshanic, Somerset County, New Jersey. Baptized on 16 Mar 1777 in Neshanic, Somerset County, New Jersey.11 Maria died on 27 Oct 1841 in Somerset County, New Jersey. Alias/AKA: "Polly," Mary.11

In The Bergen Family, Teunis G. Bergen lists her on page 416 as:12

III. Polly Hogeland, b.(???), d.(???); m.(???), John Stryker.
In History and Genealogy of the Hoagland Family in America from Their First Settlement at New Amsterdam, 1638 to 1891, Daniel Hoogland Carpenter lists her on page 89 as:11
117. Maria, baptized at Neshanic March 16, 1777; called also Polly; married John Stryker.103
John Domenicus and Maria had the following children:
i. Jane Voorhees (Died as Infant) (1804-1805)
ii. Jane (1806-)
iii. Aletta Quick (1808-1850)
iv. Maria Hoagland (1810-)
v. Margaret Quick (1812-1812)
vi. Christopher Hoagland (1815-)
vii. Eleanor (1817-1830)
viii. Magdalena Voorhees (1819-1894)




Second Generation

2 Domenicus STRYKER.1  Born on 24 Jan 1734 in Raritan, New Brunswick, Somerset Co., New Jersey.1 Domenicus died in 1821 in Harlingen, Somerset Co., New Jersey.

In about 1757 Domenicus married Maria NEVIUS, in Harlingen, Somerset Co., New Jersey.

They had the following children:
1 i. John Domenicus (1758-1835)
ii. Rem (1760-1826)
iii. Peter (1763-1820)
iv. Domenicus (1764-)
v. Abram2 (1765-)
vi. Stephen D. (1765-1851)
vii. Samuel (1769-)
viii. Maria (1772-1794)
ix. James D. (1774-1857)
x. Cornelia (1783-1859)

3 Maria NEVIUS.

Research question: Who are her parents and what is her line from Johannes Nevius?




Third Generation

4 Johannes STRYKER.1  Born on 12 Feb 1707 in Flatbush, Kings, New York.1,3 on Friday at 8:00 in the morning. Johannes died in 1785 in Somerset Co., New Jersey. Alias/AKA: Johannes STRYCHER.

From: New Netherland Connections, Vol. 3, No.4, 4th Quarter 1998, edited by Dorothy Koenig, pp.112~114:1
Johannes Stryker-Cornelia Vanderveer Family Bible Records
Submitted by
Gail Grutle Boughn

Copies of several family records have been recently received by the Genealogical Society of New Jersey that shed light on the descendants of Johannes Stryker and Cornelia Vanderveer. These records were found among church pew receipts in a chimney closet. [Although the church is not specified, it is likely to have been the Dutch Reformed Church of Flatbush, Long Island, New York, where many of these family members resided.]

Family Record #5391 (Genealogical Society of New Jersey)

"Johannes Stryker-hoort-Dit-bock-toegekagt-in het year onses heeven Seventeen kondert en Acht en twentig de tunden Van September - Narven nearven Style -- Johannes Stryker."

[Pim Nieuwenhuis interprets the original Dutch inscription to have been, "Johannes Stryker hoort dir boek gekocht in het jaar onses Heeren Seventien hondert en acht en twintig de tiende van September naar den niewen style," and gives the translation: "This book belongs to Johannes Stryker, who bought it in the year of our Lord 1728 on the 10th of September in the New Style [i.e. the Gregorian calendar, adopted in Holland in 1582/83 but introduced in the provinces of Utrecht and Gelderland only in 1700.]

Johannes Stryker, born 1707     February the 12th.
Kernelia (Cornelia) Vanderveer born 1711     February the 12th (month-day may be an error)

Dominicus        born 1734    January the 24th
Marya            born 1736    September the 19th
Pieter           born 1739    December the 25th
Marggreta        born 1741    November 19
Cornelius        born 1744    February 7
Cornelia         born 1745    November 28
Abraham          born 1747    November 30
Jacobus          born 1749    September 23
Isaac            born 1751    September 11
Johannes         born 1753    May 3
Sara             born 1755    December 22
Yonnotche Veghte born 1758    June 2
"I hope that this will be the last of my family."

Also included in family record #5391:
[NNC p.113]

"An act of the Family of Isaac Stryker, Sen. and Jane Veghte, his wife."
[9th child listed above]

John Stryker            born March 30, 1777
Garret Veghte Stryker   born Dec. 29, 1778
Cornelia                born March 2, 1781
Isaac                   born July 15, 1782
Peter                   born Jan 11, 1785
Henry                   born May 30, 1787
Elizabeth               born June 5, 1789
Gene                    born Jan 10, 1792
James                   born July 9, 1793
Abraham                 born Feb 8, 1795
Nicholas Veghte Stryker born Nov. 25, 1798
Family Records #5393 (Genealogical Society of New Jersey)

Copy from Garret Veghte Stryker-Phoebe Brokaw Family Bible
Births:

Garret V. Stryker            was born    Dec 29, 1772
Phoebe Brokaw                was born    Aug 20, 1780
Jane V. Stryker              was born    Nov 7, 1805
John Brokaw Stryker          was born    May 5, 1808
Catherine Ditmars Stryker    was born    June 21, 1810
Isaac Stryker                was born    July 22, 1811
Sarah Ann Vanderveer Stryker was born    Sept 9, 1813
Ellen Cornell Stryker        was born    March 9, 1815
Garret Veghte Stryker (Jr.)  was born    Dec 2, 1816
James Stryker                was born    Nov 7, 1819
Deaths:

Phoebe Brokaw            departed this life    Aug 27, 1821
Ellen Cornell Stryker    departed this life    Sept 6, 1816
Sarah Brokaw             departed this life    March 13, 1825  [Phoebe's mother?]
Garret V Stryker         departed this life    Dec 13, 1841.
Marriages:

Garret V. Stryker and Phebe Brokaw was married on the 10th day of October 1801.
Garret V Stryker and Jane Suydam was married on the 16th day of February 1828. (his 2nd wife)
Garret V Stryker (Jr.) and Catherine Sarah Heger were married on the 18th day of December 1844.

[NNC p.114]

Copy from Garret Veghte Stryker, Jr.-Catherine Sarah Reger Family Bible

Garret Veghte Stryker and Catherine Sarah Heger were married Dec 18, 1844.
Births:
Garret Veghte Stryker    was born    Dec 2, 1816
Catherine Sarah Heger    was born    March 9, 1821
John Veghte Stryker      was born    July 30, 1848
Silas Stryker            was born    Aug 11, 1849
Emma Stryker             was born    Sept 29, 1850
Ella Jane Stryker        was born    July 24, 1852
Franklin Augusta Stryker was born    Aug 12, 1858
Additional notes by the submitter

The parents of Johannes Stryker: An earlier publication of Strycker Family Bible records, (Oct 1923, volume LIV of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, "Bible Records, Suydam, Ditmas, Rhinelander and Strycker", contributed by Josephine C. Frost.) documents Johannes Stryker as the son of Jan Strycker and his first wife, Margarita Schenk. This Bible record states that Johannes Stryker was the second son "onse twede zoon" born Feb 12/1707 on Friday at 8 o'clock in the morning. The first child "onse eerste kindt" was Pieter born on September 4, 1705 on Thursday afternoon.

Given the Dutch tradition of naming children after alternate paternal and maternal family members, it is interesting to determine the origin of Johannes and Cornelia's children's names. It is my belief that Johannes Strycker and Cornelia Vanderveer named their third and fourth children after his mother and his paternal grandfather, Pieter. It is unusual that no child was named Jan (or John) after Johannes' father. Perhaps an infant, older than Pieter, perhaps even by other wife, died and was not recorded.

The parents of Cornelia Vanderveer: It is reasonable to conclude that 1) Dominicus and Marya (Maria) are family names from Cornelia Vanderveer's side. 2) Cornelia herself is likely named for a grandmother or great-grandmother. And 3) given her birth year of 1711, Cornelia's parents were almost certainly born before 1692. The most likely candidates for Cornelia's parents are Dominicus Cornelisse Vanderveer (baptized 16 November 1679 in the DRC of Flatbush, Long Island, New York), and Maria Margaretta Van Noortwyck, (born ? in the Netherlands, died 21 September 1712 in Flatbush). This couple was married in the DRC of Flatbush soon after their marriage license was granted on 28 January 1702/03. Their first child Cornelius was born about 1704. Maria Van Noortwyck's parents were Adrianus Van Noortwyck and Cornelia Van Wesel -- Cornelia Vanderveer's maternal grandmother. Any proof or dis-proof of these conclusions would be deeply appreciated.

Gail Grutle Boughn is a descendant of Cornelius Janse Vanderveer, the 1649 immigrant to Flatbush, Long Island. She specializes in research into all branches of the Vanderveer family tree. Vanderveer descendants currently number over 7,000 in her data bases. She welcomes inquiries and information exchange.

Gail Grutle Boughn, 12821 Meadow Circle, Hopkins, MN 55305-2311 <gailgrutle@boughn.com>
The will of Johannes Stryker, from the Calendar of Wills 1781-1785:13
1784, Sept. 15. Stryker, Johannes, of Sowerland, Somerset Co.: will of. Son, Domanicus, farm where he lives, and the wood lot on Sowerland Mountains, of 80 acres: also 1/2 of the farm where I live, which will be 200 acres. Son, Isaac, other 1/2 of my farm. One-eighth of 1,900 to son, Domanicus, 1/8 to son, Peter, 1/8 to son, Isaac, 1/8 to children of my son, Jacobus, deceased, 1/8 to my daughter, Maria, 1/8 to daughter, Margaret, 1/8 to my daughter, Sarah, and 1/8 to remain in hands of Executors, with interest for use of my daughter, Cornelia, during her life, and, after her death to her children. To children of daughter, Cornelia, house and lot in New Shanneck; but my daughter may live in it with her present husband. Son, Abraham, and his wife, Annatye, use of my farm where I live, and, if Annatye marry again, the farm to be sold, and 1/2 the money given to Johannes, son of Abraham, and 100 to my daughter-in-law, Annatye, and rest to my sons, Peter and Isaac, and children of my son, Jacobus, and the said Johannes Stryker. Rest to be sold, and money given to sons, Domenicus, Peter, Isaac, and children of son, Jacobus, and my daughters, Maria, Margaret and Sarah, except 30 which I paid for my son-in-law, Evert Brokaw, to be kept in hands of Executors for the use of my daughter, Cornelia. Executors--sons, Domenicus, Peter and Isaac. Witnesses--Daniel Polhameus, Cornelius Kershaw, Abraham Wilson. Proved Feb. 7, 1785.

1784, Nov. 1. Inventory, made by Isaac Van Nuys and Daniel Polhameus.
Lib. 27, p. 395

Will
743 R
Jacobus had obviously died prior to Sept. 1784. Sons Johannes and Cornelius did not live to maturity or died before Sept. 1784, as did Yonnotche Veghte Stryker, since Johannes divided his inheritance 8 ways, including his grandchildren from his son, Jacobus.13

Teunis G. Bergen, in his Register of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island New York refers to him as "Johannes of the Raritan, b. Feb. 12, 1707"3

Johannes married Cornelia VANDERVEER.1,3 1733 is the date given by Francis Lee for his marriage to "Cornelia Duryea"[she was not a Duryea but a Vanderveer].

They had the following children:
2 i. Domenicus (1734-1821)
ii. Marya1 (1736-)
iii. Pieter1 (1739-1817)
iv. Marggreta1 (1741-1828)
v. Cornelius1 (1744-<1784)
vi. Cornelia1 (1745-)
vii. Abraham1 (1747-1784)
viii. Jacobus1 (1749-1784)
ix. Isaac1 (1751-1817)
x. Johannes1 (1753-1784)
xi. Sarah1 (1755-1786)
xii. Yonnotche Veghte1 (1758-)

5 Cornelia VANDERVEER.1,3  Born on [12 Feb?] 1711.1 Alias/AKA: Kernelia.1

Francis Bazley Lee, on page 668 of his Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey, 1907, mistakenly refers to Cornelia as a Duryea:3
"Jan Strycker and Margarita Schenck (his first wife) had a son, Johannes (44), born February 21, 1707, married Cornelia Duryea, 1733."
In Early Settlers, Teunis G. Bergen refers to her on p.324 in the family of Dominicus (Cornelise) Vanderveer simply as:3
"(sup.) Cornelia"



Fourth Generation

8 Jan Pieterse STRYKER.3  Born on 6 Aug 1684 in Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York.4,3 Jan Pieterse died in Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York on 17 Aug 1770; he was 86.4,3 Buried in 1770 in Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church Graveyard, Flatbush, Kings, Long Island, New York. Religion: Dutch Reformed Church. Alias/AKA: John.3

From Teunis G. Bergen's Early Settlers, p.289:3
Jan (Pieterse) of Flh, b. Aug. 6, 1684; m. 1st, 1705, Maragrita Schenck; m. 2d, Feb. 17, 1722, Sara dau. of Michael Hansen Bergen; d. Aug. 17, 1770. Will da. Oct. 4, 1768; pro. Sept. 15, 1770; rec. p. 314, Lib. 27, N. Y. surr. off. Issue:--Pieter of the Raritan, b. Sept. 14, 1705, m. Antie Deremer; Johannes of the Raritan, b. Feb. 12, 1707; Annetje, b. Dec. 20, 1708, m. Roelof Cowenhoven of N. J.; Madalena, b. Dec. 19, 1710, m. Aert Middagh of Brn; Maragreta, b. May 24, 1713, d. young; Abraham of the Raritan, b. Aug. 4, 1715, m. Ida Ryder and Catrina Cornell; Lammetje, b. Feb. 11, 1716, m. Gerret Stoothoff, and Jan Amerman; Jacobus of the Raritan, b. Sept. 29, 1718, m. Geestie Duryee and Jannetje (???); Maragrita, b. Dec. 9, 1719, m. Jacobus Cornell; Mighiel or Michiel of Flh, b. Mar. 4, 1723, m. Hanna Stryker; Femmetje, b. June 19, 1725, m. Jacobus Vanderveer; Barent, b. Nov. 13, 1728; and Sara, b. June 15, 1731. Signed his name "Jan Strycker."
From Francis Bazley Lee, editor, Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey, 1907, p.668:4
(19) Jan Strycker (son of Pieter Strycker and Annetje Barends) was born August 6, 1684, married (first) Margarita, daughter of Johannes Schenck, of Bushwick, Long Island, in 1704. She died August, 1721. He married (second) Sarah, daughter of Michael Hansey Bergen, of Brooklyn, Long Island, February 17, 1722. She was baptized June 2, 1678, died July 15, 1760. He died August 17, 1770. He was one of the Sachems of the Tammany Society. He was a member of Captain Domenicas Vandervere's company, Kings County Militia, in 1715. He resided in Flatbush and seems to have had considerable landed property there. Jan Strycker and Margarita Schenck (his first wife) had a son, Johannes (44), born February 21, 1707, married Cornelia Duryea [Wrong -- Cornelia was not a Duryea but a Vanderveer -- Webmaster], 1733. His will is recorded February 7, 1785. He settled about three-fourths of a mile from Harlingen, thirteen miles from New Brunswick, about half way between the Sourland mountains and the Millstone river. He increased the share of land given him through the estate of his grandfather, Pieter (9), by the purchase of large tracts of land from Dollun Hegeman, March 26, 1750, and from Hendrick Van Dyck, December 22, 1757.
On 19 Apr 1704 when Jan Pieterse was 19, he married Margrita SCHENCK,1,3 in Kings County, New York.

They had the following children:
i. Pieter1 (1705-1774)
4 ii. Johannes (1707-1785)
iii. Annetje3 (1708-)
iv. Madalena3 (1710-)
v. Maragreta3 (Died as Child) (1713-)
vi. Abraham (1715-1777)
vii. Lammetje (1716-)
viii. Jacobus (1718-1789)
ix. Maragrita3 (1719-)

9 Margrita SCHENCK.1,3  Born on 12 Jun 1687 in Kingston, Ulster, New York. Christened on 12 Jun 1687 in Kingston, Ulster, New York. Margrita died in Aug 1721 in Flatbush, Kings, Long Island, New York.3 Alias/AKA: Margarita, Margretta.1

10 Dominicus Cornelise VANDERVEER.1,3,5,6  Born about 16 Nov 1679 in Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York.6,7 Dominicus Cornelise was baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church of Flatbush, Long Island, New York on 16 Nov 1679.1,7 Dominicus Cornelise died in 1755 in New Utrech, Long Island, New York.6,7 Occupation: sheriff of Kings Co. in 1736.3 Alias/AKA: Dominicus Van Der Veer,5 Dominicus Cornelisse Vanderveer.1

From Teunis G. Bergen's Register of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island New York, p.324:3
Dominicus (Cornelise) of Flh, bp. Nov. 16, 1679; m. 1st Jannetje (???); (sup.) m. 2d, Feb. 7, 1702-3, Maria Margreta Nortlyck or Van Orteck. His name appears on the Flh rec. in 1704, '27, and '49, in relation to salt-meadows and church funds. Was sheriff of Kings Co. in 1736. Issue:--Dominicus of Flh, m. Elizabeth Laquire; Catlyntje, bp. July 25, 1715; Jannetje, bp. June 21, 1719; Jacobus of the Raritan, N. J., bp. Dec. 10, 1721, m. Femmetje Strycker; (sup.) Tunis of Freehold, m. Aeltje Schenck; Neeltje, bp. July 9, 1727, m. Peter Lott of N. L.; Jeremias of N. L., bp. Mar. 30, 1729, m. Elizabeth Ditmas; Antje, bp. Oct. 17, 1731; Jan of Flh, bp. Aug. 19, 1733--all bp. in N. U.; (sup.) Cornelia; (sup.) Cornelius of Shrewsbury, m. Matje or Marytje Schenck; and (sup.) Hendrick of Monmouth Co., N. J., m. Neeltje Van Cleef. Signed his name "Dominicus Van der veer."
On 28 Jan6 or Feb. 7, 1702/35,7 Dominicus Cornelise married Maria VAN NOORTWYCK,1,5,6 in the Dutch Reformed Church of Flatbush, Flatbush, Long Island, New York.3

From Gail Brutle Boughn in the New Netherlands Connection, vol.3, no.4, 1998, p.114:1
This couple was married in the DRC of Flatbush soon after their marriage license was granted on 28 January 1702/03. Their first child Cornelius was born about 1704. Maria Van Noortwyck's parents were Adrianus Van Noortwyck and Cornelia Van Wesel -- Cornelia Vanderveer's maternal grandmother.

Dominicus Cornelise and Maria had the following children:
i. Hendrick3 (~1702-)
ii. Cornelius3 (~1703-1782)
iii. Tunis3 (~1704-1773)
5 iv. Cornelia (1711-)
v. Catlyntje3 (~1715-)
vi. Jan3 (~1733-)


11 Maria VAN NOORTWYCK.1,5,6  Born about 1686 in New York5 or, according to Gail Gruutle Boughn, she was born in the Netherlands.1 Maria died on by 21 Sep 1712 in Flatbush, Long Island, New York.1 Alias/AKA: Maria/Margreta NORTLYCK/VAN ORTECK/VAN NORTWICK,3 Maria Margaret VAN NORTWICK.7 Alias/AKA: Maria Margaretta VAN NOORTWYCK,1 Margaretha.5

In about 1718 in Flatbush, Long Island, New York, Dominicus Cornelise second married Jannettie VAN NORSTRAND.6




Fifth Generation

16 Captain Pieter STRYCKER.3  Born on 1 Nov 1653 in Flatbush, Kings, Long Island, New York.3,4 Christened on 1 Nov 1653 in Flatbush, Kings, Long Island, New York. Pieter died in Flatbush, Kings, Long Island, New York on 11 Jun 1741; he was 87.3 Buried in 1741 in Flatbush, Dutch Reformed Church Graveyard, Flatbush, Kings, Long Island, New York. Occupation: high sheriff of Kings county, Long Island, commissioned November 2, 1683; judge of the court from 1720 to 1722.4 Occupation: captain of militia in 1689.3 Religion: Dutch Reformed Church. Alias/AKA: Peter STRYKER/STRYCKER.4

From Teunis G. Bergen's Register of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island New York, p.289:3
Pieter (Janse) of Flh, b. Nov. 1, 1653; m. May 29, 1681, Annetje Barends or Joosten; d. June 11, 1741; took the oath of allegiance in Flh in 1687 as a native; on ass. roll of said town of 1683 and cen. of 1698; on patent of 1685; and
[Page 290]
capt. of militia in 1689, as per p. 190 of Cal. of Eng. Man. Will da. Apl. 13, 1729; pro. May 27, 1742; rec. p. 251, Lib. 14, N. Y. surr. off. Issue:--Lammetje, b. Mar. 20, 1682, d. young; Lammetje, b. Feb. 16, 1683, d. young; John of Flh, b. Aug. 6, 1684; Barent, b. Sept. 3, 1686, d. young; Jacob of the Raritan, b. Aug. 24, 1688; Barent of the Raritan, b. Sept. 14, 1690; Hendrick, b. Dec. 3, 1692, d. young; Pieter of Flh, b. Feb. 12, 1697; Hendrick of Flh and Brn, b. Feb. 18, 1699; and Lammetje, b. Dec. 21, 1700, m. 1st Johannes Lott, m. 2d Christiaens Lupardus. Signed his name "Pieter Strycker."
From Francis Bazley Lee, editor, Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey, 1907, p.667+668:4
[Page 667]

(9) His [Jan Stryker's] son, Pieter, born November 1, 1653, in Flatbush, married Annetje Barends, May 29, 1681, died June 11, 1741. She died June 17, 1717. He was one of the patentees of the town of Flatbush named in the Dongan patent, November 12, 1685. He was high sheriff of Kings county, Long Island, commissioned November 2, 1683; judge of the court from 1720 to 1722. On December 27, 1689, we find him a captain of foot militia. His residence in Flatbush, torn down about forty years ago, was a stately Holland brick building in quaint Dutch style, with the letters "P. S. 1696" over the doorway, and certainly its appearance indicated a home of genuine hospitality. Garret Stryker (528) lives on this property today, it having never passed out of the family. (See Vanderbilt's Social History of Flatbush, p. 214.)

On June 1, 1710, he purchased of the three brothers, Aert, Matthew and David Aerson, of Brockland, Kings county, New York, the four thousand acres on Millstone river in Somerset county, New Jersey, which they had received by a patent from the proprietors of East Jersey, January 9, 1702. This deed is still in existence.

[Page 668]

It does not appear that he ever lived on this property, but his sons, Jacob and Barent, and his grandsons, the four sons of Jan (19), removed from Flatbush and settled in Somerset county, New Jersey.

From New York Historical Society, Abstracts of Wills, Vol. III 1730-1744, 1894, p.363, (corrected):8
LIBER 14.

Page 251.--In the name of God, Amen, April 23, 1729. I, PETER STRYCKER, of Flatbush, in Kings County, being in health. I leave to my 7 children, John, Jacob, Barent, Peter, Hendrick, Zytie, wife of Aris Vanderbilt, and Lumitie, wife of Johanes Lott, all my personal estate, except that my son John shall have my silver hilted sword. I leave to my wife Aertie the use of the "Great southern room in my dwelling house in Flatbush, with liberty to pass through the house to the well to fetch water, or any other business, and she is to be maintained with all necessaries." I make my sons John and Peter executors.

Witnesses, Martin Schenck, Adrian Hegeman, S. Gerritson. Proved, March 27, 1742.

On 29 May 1681 when Pieter was 27, he married Annetje Joosten BARENDS.3,4

They had the following children:
i. Lammetje3 (1682-1682)
ii. Lammetje3 (1683-1690)
8 iii. Jan Pieterse (1684-1770)
iv. Barent3 (1686-1690)
v. Jacobus3 (1688-1763)
vi. Barent (1690-1758)
vii. Hendrick3 (1692-1694)
viii. Seytie (1694-)
ix. Pieter3 (1697-1766)
x. Hendrick3 (1699-1739)
xi. Lammetje3 (1700-1763)

17 Annetje Joosten BARENDS.3  Born on 2 Feb 1659 in Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York. Annetje Joosten was baptized in N. A. on 2 Nov 1659.3 Annetje Joosten died in Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York on 17 Jun 1717; she was 58.4 Buried in Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery, Flatbush, Kings, New York. Religion: Dutch Reformed Church. Alias/AKA: Her last name was BARENDS or JOOSTEN.3 Alias/AKA: Annetje/Annetye Joosten/Joasten Barents/Barends/Barints.

18 Johannes SCHENCK.3 Born on 19 Sep 1656 in Zierikzee, Schouwen, Zeeland, Netherlands.3 Immigrated about 1683 to Middleburg on the I. of Walcheron in Zeeland.3 Resided in Flatbush and Bushwick.3 Johannes died in Bushwick, Kings, New York on 5 Feb 1747; he was 90.3 5 Feb 1747/48 O.S. Occupation: clerk of Flatbush from 1691 to '94, and from 1700 to 1712, schoolmaster from 1700 to 1712, supervisor of Bushwick in 1719, miller, plantation owner.3 Alias/AKA: John.8 Alias/AKA: Signed his name "Johannes Schenk."3

From New York Historical Society, Abstracts of Wills, Vol. IV 1744-1753, 1895, pp.157+158:8
LIBER 16.

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Page 230.--In the name of God, Amen. I, JOHANES SCHENCK, of Bushwyck, in Kings County, Gent., being in a declining condition of body, I leave to my grandson, Johanes Deyea, 10 and my silver-headed cane.

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To my grand son, Johanes Schenck, Jr., my small cane. The rest of my estate I leave to the children of my daughter Susanah, wife of Johanes Johnson, and to the children of my son Johanes, and to the children of my son Peter, deceased, and to the children of my daughter Margaritie, wife of John Strycker, and to the children of my daughter Cornelia, wife of Charles Deyea. I make my sons-in-law, John Strycker and Charles Deyea, executors.

Dated January 4, 1745. Witnesses, Hendrick Van Ende, Joost Duryea, Cornelius Berrien, Jr. Proved, February 28, 1747.

In about 1683 Johannes married Maria Magdalena DE HAES,3 in Middleberg, Netherlands.

They had the following children:
i. Johannes3 (Died as Child) (~1684-)
ii. Cornelia3 (1687-<1753)
9 iii. Margrita (1687-1721)
iv. Johannes3 (1691-1729)
v. Susanna3 (~1693-)
vi. Abraham (1697-)
vii. Peter3,8 (~1699-~1736)

19 Maria Magdalena DE HAES.3  Born on 7 Oct 1660 in Middelburg, Walcheron, Zeeland, Netherlands.3 Maria Magdalena died in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Kings, New York on 10 Apr 1729; she was 68.3

20 Cornelius Janse VANDERVEER.5  Born on 3 Mar 1622/23 in probably Wemelding, Zeeland, the Netherlands.6 Cornelius Janse was christened on 3 Mar 1623 in Wemeldinge, South Beveland, Zeeland, Netherlands.7 Immigrated on 17 Feb 1658/59 to America on the ship De Otter (The Otter), landing at Midwout, what is now Flatbush, New York.5,6 Cornelius Janse died about 22 Feb 1702/03 in Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York.6 Occupation: farmer, constable.5 Alias/AKA: Cornelis Jansz VANDERVEER, Cornelius Jansz DOMINICUS, Cornelius Jansen (Dominicus) VANDERVEER. Alias/AKA: Cornelius DE ZEEUW.6

From Teunis G. Bergen's Register of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island New York, p.323:3
VANDERVEER, CORNELIS JANSE (from the ferry), the common ancestor of the family, emigrated in 1659 from Alkmaar in North Holland; m. Tryntje Gillis de Mandeville. Bought Feb. 24, 1678-9, of Jan Janse Fyn for 2600 gl. a farm in Flh lying S. of the purchaser's farm, as per p. 57 of Lib. AA of Flh rec., from which it is evident that he was a resident of Flh at this date. The purchaser's farm referred to in the above description was probably a tract of 26 morgens in Flh, patented Mar. 12, 1661, by Gov. Stuyvesant to "Cornelis Janse," lying on the N. side of the land of Jan Snediker. His name appears as a mag. of Flh in 1678 and '80, and on the patent of said town of 1685. Issue:--Cornelis Junr; Neeltje Cornelise, m. Daniel Polhemus; Dominicus Cornelise, bp. Nov. 16, 1679, in Flds; Jan Cornelise; (sup.) Jacobus Cornelise; Micheal Cornelise; Maria Cornelise, bp. July 30, 1682, in Flh; Hendrikje Cornelise, bp. May 17, 1684, (sup.) m. Johannes Wyckoff; Jakoba Cornelise, bp. Apl. 29, 1686, in Brn, (sup.) m. John Cowenhoven of N. J.; and Pieter Cornelise. Signed his name "Cornelis Janse Vande Veer."
From the website "The Van Der Veer Name in America," Steve Vandiver, hostmaster:5
Cornelius Janszen Van Der Veer b. 1622 or ~1642 d. before 22 Feb 1703

He arrived in the America on Feb 17, 1659 on the ship De Otter, landing at Midwout, what is now Flatbush, NY. In Feb 1678 he purchased a farm in Flatbush for about 2600 guilders or $1274 current US dollars. In 1683 The Assement Roll of Midwout lists him as having 100 acres. This land became known as the 26th and 32nd ward of Brooklyn and was owned by his descendents until 1906. He and his son-in-law Daniel Polhemus, erected a grist mill on Fresh Kill in Flatbush, which came into the hands of his son Dominicus, and later his grandson Cornelius. He died in Feb, 1703 in Flatbush, NY.

In 1672, he married Tryntje [Grietje] De Manderville b.1654 in Guildeland, Holland, daughter of Gillis De Manderville and Eltje Hendrickson. She died in Flatbush, NY. She arrived the America in 1659 with her parents. Different records refer to her father leaving Holland 12 Feb 1659 on the ship De Trouw ( Faith) or arriving on Apr 1659 on the Moesman (The Market Gardener). A ship listing of the Moesman in Apr 1659 show Gillis Mandeville as a passenger.

They had the following children:

Cornelius Van Der Veer b.~1673
Neeltje Van Der Veer, born in Flatbush, Kings, NY. m. 13 Aug 1685 Daniel Polhemus b~1662 d. ~1730 in Flatbush, NY
Dominicus Van Der Veer b.~1679 d. 1755 New Utrech, NY
Jan Cornelise Van Der Veer, b. abt 1671 Flatbush, NY d. 23 Nov 1732 in Flatbush, NY m. Femmetje Bergen
Jacobus Cornelise Van Der Veer, b. 20 Oct 1686 in Flatbush, Kings, NY
Michael Van Der Veer, born Flatbush, Kings, NY [m. Beletje ]
Martje Van Der Veer, born Flatbush, Kings, NY and christened 30 Jul 1682 d. abt 1718 m. 1699 John Dorlant
ch. John Darland Oct 1707, Joris Darland b. Apr 1711, Issac Darland b. Apr 1717 all in Brooklyn, Richmond, NY
Hendrickje [Cornelissen] Van Der Veer, born Flatbush, Kings, NY and christened 7 May or 27 Aug, 1684. m.(1) Issac Remsen [ (2) Johanus Wyckoff.]
Jacoba Van Der Veer, born Flatbush, Kings, NY and christened 20 Apr 1686. m. Jan Van Kovenhoven [ d. Monmonth, NJ ]
Pieter Van Der Veer, born Flatbush, Kings, NY
Origins of Cornelius Janszen Van Der Veer

The origins of Cornelius Van der Veer is in question at present, one version based on the book "The Van Der Veer Family in the Netherlands" Louis P. DeBoer - Published 1913 and work by John J. Van Der Veer in 1912, which indicates that Cornelius came from Allkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. While DeBoer's book is a good match for the movements of the Dutch people during the colonial period, the connection to the Van Borsselen family is probably optimistic. Curious is that the village of Borssele is just a few miles from Kloetinge where the other opinion indicates he's from. The second opinion is that he may have been called Cornelius Jansz Dominicus based on a document from Dordrecht, The Netherlands dated 20 Jun 1706. This document states that Dominicus Domincussen Van Der Veer of Midwout, New York is to recover monies owed his father Cornelius Dominicus by a brother named Jacob Dominicus living near the city of Goes. Clearly within this document it refers to Cornelius Van Der Veer's family in New York and lists him as using the name Cornelius Dominicus and Cornelius Leeuw. Cornelius used the name Cornelius De Seeuw on several occasions in New York, but the use of Leeuw is somewhat of a question however since that translates to Cornelius Lion and Cornelius Seeuw translates to Cornelius of Zeeland. Zeeland being a providence in south part of the Netherlands, containing the villiages of Veere, Kloetinge, Goes, Welmelding, and Borssele, all of which have been associated with the Van Der Veer and Dominicus names. From other unconfirmed references I have recently found, Cornelius Dominicus of Kloetinge, did have a brother Jacob Dominucus of whom was selling land on Cornelius Dominicus's behalf. In a reference to a land transaction dated 15 Feb 1658 in Wemeldinge, it refers to Cornelius being out to the county and in another reference it refers to his being out of the country and his property was heavily in debt. This may have prompted him to leave for Niew Amsterdam to seek his fortune. I have yet to find a record to indicate where Cornelius Dominicus left for. Veere is approx 25 miles away from Kloetinge and therefore quite possible that Cornelius Dominicus adopted Van Der Veer in favor of Dominicus in Niew Amsterdam.

Passenger list of the ship De Otter landing 17 Feb 1659
Captain Cornelius Reyers Van Der Beets

Carel Bevois, from Leyden, wife and three children, 3, 6, and 8 years old
Marten Warnarts Stoltin, from Swoll
Cornelius Jansen Van Der Veer, farmer
Jan Luycas, shoemaker, from Oldenzeel, wife and young child
Roeloff Dircxsz, from Sweden
Sweris Dirxsz, from Sweden
ref: Year Book of The Holland Society of New York 19025
Posted by Jerry D. Vandiver on June 7, 1999:14
Jacob Janszen Van Der Veer (#3 below) was the father of Femmetye (Pheobe) Vanderveer, who married Jacob Van Doren. In a portion of the Will mentioned here (which I did not copy), he left land to his grandson Jacob Van Doren, son of his daughter Femmetye Van Doren. If you can, check out his Will in more detail:

1. Cornelius Jansen (Dominicus) Vanderveer was probably born around 1640 in the Zeeland Province of The Netherlands, and died around 1703 on Long Island. He arrived aboard "the Otter" in 1659, and probably married Tryntie Mandeville around 1762-5. They had 6 children that reached maturity - Neeltje, Jan Cornelise, Dominicus, Maria, Hendrickje and Jacoba. For details see The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. LXVIII, No. 3, July 1937, "Early Generations of the Vanderveer Family" by Lester Dunbar Mapes.

2. Jan Cornelise Vanderveer was born around 1665 on Long Island. He married Femmetje Bergen on 9 January 1695, and had died by 29 November 1732 in Flatbush, Kings Co., New York. They had 10children - Catryntje, Cornelius, Michael, Teunis, Jacobus, Jan, Hendrick, Johannes, Femmetje, and Sarah. A deed dated 29 Nov 1732 was signed by each of his children, which also indicated where they resided. Tunis was a resident of Monmouth Co., New Jersey, and Jacob, Hendrick and Catryntje (Van Nuys) resided in Somerset Co. Of these 4, the article mentioned above only details the family of Tunis, from this point the only references I have are Wills.

3. Jacob Jansen Vanderveer was born 6 March 1703/4 in Flatbush, and died at Bedminster, Somerset Co., New Jersey before 12 February 1777. I don't know who his wife was, but he was well to do and owned large amounts of property in New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. He had 6 children - Joseph, John, Femmetje, Lawrence, Jacobus, and Elias. John died without children by 1771, and was not listed in his fatherís Will, though he was executor for his brother Joseph. Jacobís Will (along with the initial donations to churches) gives the following information about land:
New Jersey Wills, Liber 18, pgs 558-9. "To the elders or trustees of the Low Dutch Churches at Raritan, Readington, Sowerland and New Shaneck ... to my grandson Jacob, son of my son Joseph, the house and lot in Mecklenburg in Virginia, which I bought of Thomas Thornburg and 100 acres near Swearingerís Ferry in Maryland at Potomac river in Frederick Co. which I purchased of David Shepherd ... to my granddaughter Femmetye, daughter of my son Joseph the lot in Mecklenburg, Virginia which I bought of Shaplin and 62 acres in Frederick Co., Maryland ... to my son Lowrens 430 acres on which he lives ... to my son Jacobus the land over the river (Hunterdon Co.) ... to my son Elias, my dwelling land, 435 acres and 20 acres over the river ... to son Lowrens 300 acres in Virginia ... to daughter Femmetje land in Virginia bought of Jacob Van Meter, 97 acres ... to son Elias land in Virginia bought of Edward and Robert Lucas ..."
The Will does not indicate the size of the property in Hunterdon County given to his son Jacob, but I would assume it was equivalent in value (if not size) to the properties he gave his other children.
From the private research of Steve Vandiver, "Descendants of Adriaen Jansse," 1999:6
6. CORNELIUS JANSE (DOMINICUS)6 VANDERVEER (JAN CORNELISSE5 DOMINICUS, CORNELIUS4, DOMINICUS3 JANSSE, JAN2 ADRIAENSE, ADRIAEN1 JANSSE) was born 03 Mar 1622/23 in prob. Zeeland, The Netherlands, and died c. 22 Feb 1702/03 in Flatbush, Kings Co., NY. He married TRYNTIE MANDEVILLE c. 1669 in Flatbush, Kings Co., NY, daughter of JILLIS MANDEVIELL and ELSIE HENDRICKS.

More About CORNELIUS JANSE (DOMINICUS) VANDERVEER:
Immigrated: Feb 1658/59, Aboard the ship "Otter".

Children of CORNELIUS VANDERVEER and TRYNTIE MANDEVILLE are:
i. NEELTJE CORNELISE7 VANDERVEER, b. c. 1670, Long Island, NY; m. DANIEL POLHEMUS, 28 Jun 1685, Long Island, NY.
ii. JAN CORNELIUSE VANDERVEER, b. c. 1671, Flatbush, Long Island, NY; d. 23 Nov 1732, Flatbush, Long Island, NY; m. FEMMETJE BERGEN, 09 Jan 1694/95, Long Island, NY.
iii. DOMINICUS VANDERVEER, b. c. 16 Nov 1679, Flatbush, Long Island, NY; d. c. 1750, Flatbush, Long Island, NY; m. (1) MARIA VAN NORTWICK, 28 Jan 1702/03, Flatbush, Long Island, NY; m. (2) JANNETTIE VAN NORSTRAND, c. 1718, Flatbush, Long Island, NY.
iv. MARYKE VANDERVEER, b. c. 30 Jul 1682.
v. HENDRIKJE VANDERVEER, b. c. 27 Aug 1684.
vi. JACOBA VANDERVEER, b. c. 29 Apr 1686.

The remaining 6 names above match existing evidence. There are 3 primary references which establish the adult children of Cornelius and Tryntie:

1) In the Documentary History of New York by E. B. O'Callaghan, MD, volume 3, page 137, a "Census of 1698 at Flatbush (Midwout)" lists the following:
                       Men  Women  Children
 Cornelius Vanderveer    1      1     4
 Jan Vander Veer         1      1     2
Since Neeltje married in 1685 to Daniel Polhemus, and there are no other listings of Vanderveers, the number of children at 6 checks out.

2) On 5 May 1704 an agreement is filed between John Cornelisse Vanderveer, "Minikes" Vanderveer, Daniel Polhemus (husband of Neeltje), John Durlant (husband of Marykje), Hendrickje and "Coba" Vanderveer with "Tryntje Vanderveer, widow and relict of Cornelius Vanderveer, late of Flatbush, Kings Co." This matches the 6 children listed.

3) The document dated 20 June 1706 which is cited as proving Cornelius Janszen Vanderveer was known as "Dominicus" in the Netherlands, is signed by the following:
Treijnte Jillis, widow of Cornelius Jansz. Dominicus, commonly called Cornelius de Zeeuw
Jan Dominicus (son)
Daniel Polhemus, and his wife Neeltie Dominicus
Jan Dorlant, and his wife Maria Dominicus
Isaack Remsen, and his wife Hendericje Dominicus
Jan Cowenhoven, and his wife Jacoba Dominicus
giving power of attorney to "Dominicus Dominicussen van der Veer" to collect 3,200 guilders from "Jacob Jansz. Dominicus," his father's brother, which has been owing to his father "Cornelius Jansz. Dominicus" since 24 Mar 1671 for a sale of land. Interestingly, the document was indirectly enclusive of all 3 names by which Cornelius was known - Dominicus, de Zeeuw and "van der Veer". This list of 5 children giving power of attorney to the 6th again matches the list above.
Between about 1666 and 1672 Cornelius Janse married Tryntie MANDEVILLE,5,6 in Flatbush, Kings Co, New York.5,6

They had the following children:
i. Neeltje Cornelise7,9,6 (1667-)
ii. Jan Cornelius6,5,3 (~1671-1732)
10 iii. Dominicus Cornelise (ca. 1679-1755)
iv. Maryke6 (ca. 1682-~1718)
v. Hendrickje5,6 (ca. 1684-)
vi. Jacoba Cornelisse6 (ca. 1686-)

21 Tryntie MANDEVILLE.5,6  Born in 1654 in Gelderland, Holland.5 Immigrated in 1659 to America with her parents when she was nine years old.7 Tryntie died in Flatbush, New York.5 Alias/AKA: Tryntie/Tryntje Gillis MANDERVILLE, Trintje Gillis (Trijntje) DE MANDIVILLE, Tryntje [Grietje] DE MANDERVILLE.7

From the website "The Van Der Veer Name in America," Steve Vandiver, hostmaster:5
Tryntje [Grietje] De Manderville b.1654 in Guildeland, Holland, daughter of Gillis De Manderville and Eltje Hendrickson. She died in Flatbush, NY. She arrived in America in 1659 with her parents. Different records refer to her father leaving Holland 12 Feb 1659 on the ship De Trouw ( Faith) or arriving on Apr 1659 on the Moesman (The Market Gardener). A ship listing of the Moesman in Apr 1659 show Gillis Mandeville as a passenger.
22 Rev. Adrianus VAN NOORTWYCK.1,5 Born about 1660.

On 30 May 1683 Adrianus married Cornelia VAN WESSEL,1,5 in Puttershoek near Dordrecht, Holland, The Netherlands.

They had the following children:
i. Rochus (>1683-)
ii. Symon (>1683-)
iii. Cornelia (>1683-)
11 iv. Maria (~1686-1712)

23 Cornelia VAN WESSEL.1,5  Born about 1663. Cornelia was baptized on 25 Mar 1663. Cornelia died on 26 Jun 1737. Alias/AKA: Cornelia VAN WESEL.

Teunis G. Bergen refers to her in his Register of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island New York as:3
"Cornelia Van Wesell or Wesselen wid. of Do. Lupardius."3

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