Joost van Buskirk: Birth: ABT 1690. Death: Feb 1758
John van Buskirk: Birth: ABT 1692.
Note: ume 1 (page 16) of her "Van Buskirk...a Genealgoy...", the Laurens below is the son of Andreis Laurens Van Buskirk (1660-1732) and his first wife, Jannetje Van der Linde (1663-1716). Laurens' (1687-1752) was born in Bergen Co, NJ and married Fytje Vreeland on 9 Oct 1709. The immigrant couple were Laurens' (1687-1752) grandparents: Laurens Andriessen Van Buskirk (-1694) and Jannetje Jans (-1692)."
"Van Buskirk A Legacy from New Amsterdam" by Irene English Shoemaker. 1990. Vol I, p 16.
Cynthia, RV4cats@aol.com, July 1999. "Laurens Andries Van Buskirk was the son of Andries van Buskirk bp March 03, 1658/59 in NA and Jannetje Van Der Linde bp Dec 16, 1663 also in NA." "In his will dated 1 Apr 1733, Andries Van Boskerk of Bergen Co, NJ, mentioned his wife Anna; son Lawrence Van Boskerk; dau Fitie, wife of Jacob DeGroot; sons John and Joost; daughter Anna as wife of Gerardus Johannes Schutt; and dau Helena as wife of David Thomas. Made son Lawrence executor. Wit: John Baldwin, Joseph Day, Josiah Beek."
Dutch Colonies, Aug 1999. Abstract of Wills Vol III 1730-1744, pages 107 & 108: Page 10. "In the name of God, Amen. be it known and manifest that I, Andries Van Boskerk, of Bergen County, New Jersey, being in perfect health. I leave to my wife Anna, all the linnen, woolen, silk, gold, and silver, belonging to her body, "and to that end my said wife may have a reasonable consideration out of my estate in lieu of suit of mourning." And she shall continue in possession of such parts of my dwelling-house where I now live as she shall see cause to ake choice of, for one year. And I have, with the consent of my said wife, caused my son, Lawrence Van Boskerk, to give a bond for oe40in lieu of dower. "And being desirous not to depart this life without performing the promise I made to my said wife before marriage, provided she perorm her promise made to me." I therefore leave to her a negro woman, aged about 15 years. Also the rents of my two tenements and lots lying in Pearl Street, in the city of New York, and the rents of the least of my housen, in John Street, and also all the goods and movables that were properly belonging to my wife at the time of our marriage. And she is to pay to my executors oe145. I leave to my daughter Fitie, the least of my houses in John Street, after the death of my wife. Whereas I have taken sufficient care during my life to provide for all my children by distributing among them all my real estate, my sons, John and Joost, are to pay to my daughter Helena, oe3, 15s, yearly during my wife's life. And my son Lawrence and my daughter Fitie shall pay to my daughter Anna, oe3, 15s, during my wife's life. All the rest of my personal estate I leave to my son, Lawrence Van Boskerk. The amount which my wife is to pay I leave 1/2 to my three daughters, Fitie, wife of Jacob DeGroot,Anna, wife of Gerardus Johanes Schutt, and Helena, wife of David Thomas, and 1/2 to my son Lawrence, and I make him executor. Dated April 1, 1732. Witnesses, John Baldwin, Joseph Day, Josiah Beek. Proved, April 17, 1732."
Note: Dorothy Koenig, dkoenig@LanMinds.com, July 1999. "According to Irene English Shoemaker in Vol
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