Catherine Poillon: Birth: 1684.
Marie Poillon: Death: BEF 1718
Note: . "Abstracted will of Jacques Poillon. In the name of God, Amen. be it known that I, Jaques Poillon, of the County of Richmond, gent., being weak in body. I leave to my wife Adriance all personal estate, and the rooms I now line in in the house, and the produce of the crops now in the ground, 'also her diett'. Of the rest of my personal estate. I leave one half to my son Jaques, one quarter to the children of my daughter Maria Du Chesne, deceased, and one quarter to the children of my daughter Catherine Osburn. I also give to the children of my daughter Maria Du Chesne L360, as they come of age. And to the children of my daughter Catherine L150. I leave to my son John what he is now indebted to me, as also all that my farm and Plantation which I have purchased of Colonel Abraham Du Peyster, commonly called Barker's land, except such part of the meadow as I have given to my son Jaques. Also 25 acres of meadow in Richmond County near Cannons Island. And one half of my woodland behind the Fresh Kills, being the north part thereof. I leave to my son Jaques all that my farm and Plantation on which I now live. Also that part of the meadow of the land called Barkers land, 'beginning at the foot of the ditch nighest to the sea'. Also that meadow along Lachermans land. Reserving the Chamber in the dwelling house for my wife during her life. Also all my meadow nigh the Fresh Kills, near Teunis Eyters land. Also the lot I purchased of Mr. Antoine, commonly called Fastmakers land. Also the south part of my woodland behind the Frest Kills. I make my wife Adriana, and my sons John and Jaques, executors. Date 'at my dwelling house in Richmond County', November 1, 1718. Witnesses, Peter Perine, Obadiah Holmes, Abraham Gouverneur. 'I Jaques Poillon, do declare on the word of a dying man that I never did seal or execute any bond or obligation to Alexander Stewart, late of Richmond County, deceased, and that at the day of his death I was in no manner of way indebted unto him'. Witness my hand November 2, 1718. Proved June 14, 1720. Liber 9:180. WNYHS II:220."
First Settlers of Staten Island, there in 1689.
Dutch-Colonies, Mar 2000. the Records of the Reformed Protestant Church of Flatbush Kings Co NY (Voorhees ed). "Jaques, father of Maria, husband of Adriana Corilon."" 1679 Den 27 dicti (Apr) op Utrecht. Maria (child) parents: Jaques Boulon, Adriana Corilon. Sponsors: Jan Bodin, Maria Corilon." marriage entry "1677 22nd of said monthe (Oct) Isaak Poulion, young man from the land of Zale, French-Flanders, residing at Bedford, with Adriana Crosseron, young lady, also from the same place, residing at Midwood."
The NY G&B Record, Vol III, Number 1, January 1980, The Crocheron Family of Staten Island, by Charlotte Megill Hix, Page 34. children of Jacques and Adrianna (Crocheron) Poillon: i. Marie bapt 27 Apr 1679 Flatbush Dut Ref Chu m (1) Thomas Stillwell, son of Capt Thomas and Marth (Billew) Stillwell, who d in 1703, (2) Valentine du Chesne. ii. Jean Crocheron Poillon, b 1679-80, Brooklyn; d bet 8 Oct 1723 and 7 Dec 1724 (will dates); m. Sarah Lake. iii. Jacques Poillon, b 1681, Flatbush; d 5 Mar 1732, Staten Island; m (1) Katherine; (2) Francoise Billious, dau of Jacob and Maraget (probably La Resilier) Billiou, (3) Judith Bodine. iv. Catharine Poillon, b 1684; m Samuel Osborne.
Staten Island Census of 1706-1709. Pullion Sarah 3 2 woman; Pullion John 26 3 4 man; Pullion James 25 3 49 man; Poillion Sr James 60 3 54 man.
Possibly from Fife De Hercou,Flanders, France
Note: Per Joanna Curtis, Mar 1997. Abstracts of Wills Vol II 1708-1728, pages 220 & 221: page 180
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