Tjerk Van Keuren1

#6308, (circa 1682 - )
Relationship5th great-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Mattys Mattysen1 (s 1655 - )
Mother*Tjatje DeWitt1 (c 1659 - b 1724)


Maryte Ten Eyck
Children 1.Sara Van Keuren5 (c 1702 - )
 2.Janneke Van Keuren5 (c 1704 - )
 3.Mattheus Van Keuren5 (c 1706 - )
 4.Tjatje Van Keuren5 (s 1708 - )
 5.Catharine Van Keuren5 (s 1710 - )
 6.Abraham Van Keuren+6 (c 1711 - )
 7.Benjamim Van Keuren5 (c 1713 - )
 8.Marytjen Van Keuren7 (c 1715 - b 1742)
 9.Maria Van Keuren5 (c 1717 - )
 10.Jacobus Van Keuren5 (c 1719 - )
 11.Rachel1 Van Keuren5 (c 1720 - b 1722)
 12.Rachel Van Keuren5 (c 1722 - )
 13.Elizabeth Van Keuren5 (c 1726 - )
 14.Lidia Van Keuren5 (s 1728 - )
Birth*circa 1682He was born circa 1682.1 
Baptism24 December 1682He was baptized on 24 December 1682 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.2,1 
Marriage*1 February 1702He married Maryte Ten Eyck on 1 February 1702 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.3,1 
27 May 1742He left a will on 27 May 1742 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.4 
Probate*22 September 1742His estate was probated on 22 September 1742 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.5 


  1. [S663] Gustave Anjou, compiler, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records (New York: Gustave Anjou, 1906), I:33-34, entry for Jan Tysen and his wife, Madelena Blansjan, citing Liber B., p. 265 and T.D.R., Liber 2, p. 246. Mattys is the brother of Jan Tysen.
  2. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, compiler, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), p. 18, 1682, no. 295; Mattys Matysz and Tjaatie Wit; Tirck, 24 Dec.; sponsors Magdaleen Blan Jean and Cornelis Switz. Also Jan Tyse appears in one transcription but is omitted in Vol. II.
  3. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 518, no. 185, 1 Feb. 1702; TJERCK MATHYSSEN, j. m., born and resid. in Kingstouwn, and MARYTJE ten EYCK, j. d., born and resid. in Horle [Hurley]. Banns published, but dates not given.
  4. [S663] Gustave Anjou, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records, II:127-128. Citing Liber 14:272. Will of Tyrck Van Keuren of Kingston, dated 27 May 1742 [corrections included].
    To my dear wife Maritie the use of my whole estate during her life. To my eldest son Matthew, the land he now lives upon, and the mill lying and being in Duchess Co., on the north side of a run of water named Specken Kill, he to pay £300 to my other children, deducting to himself 1/12. To my son Benjamin, and my daughter Sara, wife of William Van Vliet, all the land I bought of Thomas Saunders, in Dutchess Co., on the south side of my son Matthew's land, as they have it now in possession, they to pay £300, deducting one twelfth. To my sons Abraham and Jacobus, my dwelling house, barn, barriks, and smiths shop, and the ground thereto belonging, in Kingston and the tools and also the land I bought of my father, and of Hendrick Ten Eyck, and the orchards lying on both sides of the King's highway that leads to Hurley Town. Also a bond due to me from Jacob Rutsen, also one from William Harris, they to pay £400, deducting 1/12. All of my children who as yet have no set from me, shall have it equal in value to those which have already had it. To my daughters, Janeka, wife of Derick Westbrook, Tatie, wife of Joseph Du Bois, Catharine, wife of Arnold Vielen, Maritie, wife of Petrus Low, Rachel, wife of Derick Van Vliet, Elisabeth, and Lydia, the sums of money which are to be paid by my sons as above. Residue to all my children. Wife and sons appointed executors. Witnessed by Tyerck De Witt, Adam Persons, Cornells Persen. Proved Sept. 22, 1742.
  5. [S663] Gustave Anjou, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records, Surrogate's Office, NY; pp. 127-128.
  6. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 95, no. 1981. Abraham, bapt. 23 Sep 1711, parents Tjerk Matyssz and Marytjen Ten-Eyk, sponsors Mathys Mathysz, junior, and Tryntjen Slegt.
  7. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 112, bapt. 2353. Marytjen, dau. of Tyerk Mathyssz and Matytjen Ten Eyk, bapt. 11 Dec 1715; sponsors Niclaas Mathyssz and Marytjen Laaken-man.