Jan Aertsen Middagh1,2

#9363, (24 December 1662 - before 6 June 1709)
Relationship6th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*Aert Teunisen Middagh1
Mother*Brecktje Hansen1 (1642 - )

Family 1

Adriaentje Bleijck b. c 1637
Children 1. Helena Middagh+2 (c 1677 - )
 2.Matthaus Middagh8 (1679 - )
 3.David Middagh8 (1681 - )
 4.Aert Middagh9 (s 1683 - )

Family 2

Elizabeth _____ b. s 1662
Children 1.Pieter Middagh1 (s 1691 - )
 2.Elizabeth Middagh4 (s 1693 - )
 3.Johannes Middagh4 (s 1693 - )
 4.Cornelis Middagh4 (s 1697 - )
"Jan Middagh of the Ferry. " 
Note on the children of Jan Aertsen Middagh: his four oldest are named in his will (receiving real estate, goods and chattel) as well as his "youngest son John" [Johannes?] (receiving £50). The other children, all, according to Bergen in Bergen Family, of his second wife, are not mentioned.3,4 
Baptism*24 December 1662He was baptized on 24 December 1662 at Brooklyn, New YorkG.1 
Marriage*say 1675He married Adriaentje Bleijck, daughter of Cornelis Adriaens Bleijck and Swaentje Jans, say 1675; her 2nd, his 1st.2 
Marriage*4 January 1690He married Elizabeth _____ on 4 January 1690; each their 2nd.1,5 
11 August 1707He left a will on 11 August 1707.6 
Death*before 6 June 1709He died before 6 June 1709.7 
Jan Aertsen Middagh also used the surname Aertsen.1 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis (#1)
Ancestors of William D. Lewis (#2)

Citations

  1. [S884] William Nelson, New Jersey Assembly, 1754: Biographical Sketches (Paterson, N.J.: The Press Printing and Publishing Co., 1895), p. 21.
  2. [S880] Dr. Cornelius N. Hoagland, History and Genealogy of the Hoagland Family in America (New York: privately published, 1891), images online Ancestry.com, pp. 55-64. Hereinafter cited as Hoagland Family.
  3. [S1158] William S. Pelletrau, compiler, Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate’s Office, City of New York (New York: New York Historical Society, 1893-1913), II:6, citing Liber 7:498–499: "In the name of God, Amen, the 11 August, 1707, I, John Aerson, of the Ferry, in the township of Brookland in Kings County, on the Island of Nassau, being of good and perfect memory, I leave to my wife Elizabeth, the house where I now live at the Ferry, and all my garden, and one half of my orchard, and a horse to ride, at her pleasure, during her life. And she is to have two cows to be kept with fodder and pasture, winter and summer, and my farm at the Ferry, with firewood and bread corn, and liberty to keep fowls, and £10 yearly, and a negro girl. I leave to my children, Aert, Matthew, and David, after my wife’s decease, all my houses, lands and tenements lying and being at the Ferry in the township of Brookland, bounded south by the lot of Adriaen Hoogland, formerly George Jacobs, north by the river, east by a creek, adjoining to John Reportes land, and west by the highway leading from Brookland to the Ferry. Containing about 200 acres of land and meadow. And also all my lands in the county of Somerset in New Jersey. I leave to my youngest son John, £50. I leave to my daughter Helena, after my wife’s decease, all that my house and garden spot at the Ferry, wherein my son David now lives. I leave all oods and chattels to my sons, Aert, Matthew, and David. I leave all my negroes to my said sons, and two of the old negroes, Sambo and his wife Mary, are to stay on the farm, and are not to be sold, and they are to have every Saturday afternoon to work for themselves. I make my sons, Aert, Matthew, and David, executors. Witnesses, Henry Filkin, John Evertse, Josias Crego. Proved before Thomas Wenham, June 8, 1706."
  4. [S1029] Teunis G. Bergen, The Bergen Family or the Descendants of Hans Hansen Bergen (Albany, N. Y.: Joel Munsell, 1876), p. 82, "By second wife, Pieter Middagh; Catharine Middagh; Johannes Middagh; and Cornelis Middagh." Jan married Elizabeth 4 Jan 1690.
  5. [S1029] Teunis G. Bergen, The Bergen Family, p. 82, " Jan. 4th, 1690, Elizabeth Smit, widow of Peter Smit."
  6. [S1158] William S. Pelletrau, Abstracts of Wills on File in NYC 1665-1801, II:6, citing Liber 7:498–499:
    In the name of God, Amen, the 11 August, 1707, I, John Aerson, of the Ferry, in the township of Brookland in Kings County, on the Island of Nassau, being of good and perfect memory, I leave to my wife Elizabeth, the house where I now live at the Ferry, and all my garden, and one half of my orchard, and a horse to ride, at her pleasure, during her life. And she is to have two cows to be kept with fodder and pasture, winter and summer, and my farm at the Ferry, with firewood and bread corn, and liberty to keep fowls, and £10 yearly, and a negro girl. I leave to my children, Aert, Matthew, and David, after my wife’s decease, all my houses, lands and tenements lying and being at the Ferry in the township of Brookland, bounded south by the lot of Adriaen Hoogland, formerly George Jacobs, north by the river, east by a creek, adjoining to John Reportes land, and west by the highway leading from Brookland to the Ferry. Containing about 200 acres of land and meadow. And also all my lands in the county of Somerset in New Jersey. I leave to my youngest son John, £50. I leave to my daughter Helena, after my wife’s decease, all that my house and garden spot at the Ferry, wherein my son David now lives. I leave all oods and chattels to my sons, Aert, Matthew, and David. I leave all my negroes to my said sons, and two of the old negroes, Sambo and his wife Mary, are to stay on the farm, and are not to be sold, and they are to have every Saturday afternoon to work for themselves. I make my sons, Aert, Matthew, and David, executors. Witnesses, Henry Filkin, John Evertse, Josias Crego. Proved before Thomas Wenham, June 8, 1706.
  7. [S884] William Nelson, New Jersey Assembly, 1754, p. 21: "his will was proved June 6, 1709."
  8. [S1029] Teunis G. Bergen, The Bergen Family, p. 82.
  9. [S1029] Teunis G. Bergen, The Bergen Family, p. 82, no dates given.