Laurentz Diel1

#11904, (say 1705 - between 1783 and 1786)


Marytje _____ b. s 1705
Child 1.Catharine Diel+1 (1735 - )
Laurentz Diel was also known as Deal.2 
Birth*say 1705He was born say 1705.2 
Marriage*He married Marytje _____.3,4 
Baptism18 December 1768He sponsored the baptism of Marytjen1 Tremper on 18 December 1768 at Dutch Reformed Church, Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.4 
Baptism21 July 1771He sponsored the baptism of Marytjen Tremper on 21 July 1771 at German Reformed Church, Pink's Corner, Rhinebeck Prec., Dutchess Co., New YorkG.5 
Death*between 1783 and 1786He died between 1783 and 1786 at Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.1 
21 June 1783He left a will on 21 June 1783 at Dutchess Co., New YorkG.6 


  1. [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), XII:373, citing Liber 39, p. 111. Will of Laurentz Deal, "I appoint my son-in-law, Jacob Tremper..."
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S215] New York Births and Christenings 1640-1962 index, online, Catarina, dau. of Lorentz Diell and wife Maria, b. 19 Jan 1735, bapt. 29 Jun 1735, St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co. NY. Reference FHL microfilm 974.733 R1 K28K.
  4. [S1834] G M Weiss and others, compilers, translated and transcribed by Dingman Versteeg, General Church Book of the Reformed Church at Reyn Beeck (Rhinebeck) (The Holland Society of New York), filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah (1977), p. 199, img. 108/262. Marytien and Hermannus, twin children of Jacob Trimper [sic] and Catherina Diel, bapt. 18 Dec 1768; sponsors Lorentz Diel and wife Marytien, and Johan Georg Trimper and wife Susanna Tuppel. Hereinafter cited as General Church Book of the Church at Reyn Beeck.
  5. [S1834] G M Weiss and others, General Church Book of the Church at Reyn Beeck, p. 217, img. 117/262. Marytjen, dau. of Jacob Trimper and Catharina Diel, bapt. 21 Jul 1771; sponsors Lorentz Diel and wife Marytjen Didrich.
  6. [S1158] William S. Pelletrau, Abstracts of Wills on File in NYC 1665-1801, XII:373, citing Liber 39, p. 111. "LAURENTZ DEAL, yeoman, of Rhinebeck Precinct, in Dutchess County, New York. To my three stepdaughters or their heirs the following: to Catharine, wife of Peter Freer; Eva, wife of Thomas Omprey, and Margaret, wife of Mathew Van Steenbergh, two cows, two sheep, one feather bed, a straw bed, a bolster, two feather pillows, two pillow cases, one linen sheet on top of bedstead, one linen sheet on head of bedstead, the curtains of bedstead, five china tea cups and saucers, one pewter tea pot, four silver tea spoons, one tea kettle, two pair of spectacles, one earthen chamber pot, two glass bottles, one large pewter dish, one tin funnel, one tin pepper box, two old pewter plates, an old pewter basin, a small table, one woolen blanket, one homemade bedding, two old tin kettles, a pair of scissors, an old spade, one jug, frying pan, a large pail with iron hoops and handle, one pail with wooden hoops, two earthen pots, one gridiron, two andirons, one iron pot, one large chair, two other chairs, one cupboard, one wash tub, two old pewter spoons, three table forks, one old knife, one iron candlestick, one wooden mortar, one wooden butter bowl, two old flour casks, two old baskets, and one old wooden funnel, all which aforesaid creatures, household goods and chattels, shall be equally shared and divided among my said three stepdaughters, that is, each of them shall have one full third part thereof, it being the creatures and household goods that their deceased mother brought to me when I married her; to my son-in-law, Jacob Tremper, £10; to my grandson, Laurentz Tremper and his heirs, all that tenement farm and land whereon I now do live, with all the buildings thereon, he or his heirs pay yearly the rent for the same and performing, answerable to the lease for the same; to my grandchildren, Jury Tremper, Helmus Tremper, Jacob Tremper, Manus Tremper and Mary Tremper, my negro, my horses, and other creatures, my wagon and sleds, plow and harrow, with the gears and all other things belonging thereunto, my axes, hoes, and all my iron tools, all the money due to me, per bonds, notes or otherways, all ready cash, all my clothes, linen and woolen, and the crop of all sorts of grain, growing on my land, and farm and all sorts of grain in the barn, barracks, or in the garret in my house at the time of my decease, in short, everything whatsoever belonging to me excepting that which I have given away herein before, and if one or more of my grandchildren should die before they are married or reached the age of twenty-one years, then that part or share of him, her or them so dying, shall be equally shared by the rest of my surviving grandchildren or their heirs, and I appoint my son-in-law, Jacob Tremper, my cousin, Carrol Deal and John Richert Shell, executors."
    Dated June 21, 1783. Witnesses, Joseph Reichert, John Francis Ellistone, farmer; Christian Schultz.
    Proved, May 17, 1786.