Metje (Martha) Christaens1



Isaac Isaacsz Van Deursen b. 1670
Children 1.Isaac Van Deursen Jr3 (1698 - )
 2.Christiaan Van Deursen3 (1699/0 - )
 3.Catryna Van Deursen3 (c 1702 - )
 4.Jenneke Van Deursen3 (c 1705 - )
 5.Lea Van Deursen3 (c 1715 - )
 6.Shadrach Van Deursen3 (1727 - 1794)
Her married name was Van Deursen. 
Marriage*24 April 1697She married Isaac Isaacsz Van Deursen, son of Isaac Abrahamsen Van Deursen and Jannetje Jans, on 24 April 1697 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York, New York.2,1 


  1. [S286] Captain Albert Harrison Van Deusen, Van Deursen Family (New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company, 1912), [p. 30] "20 ISAAC (ISAACSZ) VAN DEURSEX, son of (3) Isaac Abrahamszen Van Deursen and Jannetie Jans of New York; bp May 1, 1670; m April 24, 1697, Metje (Martha) Christaens. He was made a Freeman Aug. 30, 160S (New York Hist. Coll. Vol. 1 8, p. 68). In May, 1714. he sold a tract of land commonly known by the name of "Tapan alias Orange" to Johannes Van Zant, the deeds being authenticated by Rip Van Dam, J . P. Res: New Jersey, and Orange Co. N. Y. Oc: Cordwainer."
  2. [S666] Samuel S. Purple, editor, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York: Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1890), p. 85. Isaacq Van Deursen and Metje Ahristaens, both of New York and kliving here, intentions 9 Apr 1697, marr. 24 Apr 1697.
  3. [S286] Captain Albert Harrison Van Deusen, Van Deursen Family, [p. 30] "Children:
    (65) i Isaac, bp N. Y. Feb. 6, 1698; sps Isaac Van Deursen, Margrieta Van der Poel, h. v. van (wife of) Johannes Van Zant; m (1st) May 24, 1718, Angenetie Faroe (2nd) Dec. 14, 1723, Elizabeth Rosenboom.
    ii Christiaan, bp N. Y. Jan. 21, 1700; sps Johannes Van Zant, Rebeckka Gocderer; m Marietje ____.
    iii Catryna, b at Achquiggenonck, a 1702; m at Hackensack, N. J., Aug. 18, 1722, Pieter Visser, a young man from Wurtemberg, Germany. Res: Hackensack, N. J.
    iv Jenneke, b at Tappan, a 1705; m at Hackensack, Mar. 20, 1731, Jan Fewis, a young man from "O. England." Res: lapog.
    v Lea, b a 1715 "at Rampooh S: 1 in Cloof ;" m at Hackensack, Dec. 12, 1735, Wynnant Van Gelderen, son of Jacobus. Issue: Jacobus Van Gelderen, bp at Hack. Jan. 16, 1737; sps Jacobus Van Gelderen and wife.
    (66) vi Shadrach, b 1727; d at Cornwall, N. Y., Sept. 9, 1794, aged 67 ; name of wife not known."