Cornelis Jans Buys: Birth: 3 NOV 1652.
Hendrick Janse Buys: Birth: 15 MAR 1653/54. Death: BET. 1655 - 1657
Lubbert Janse Buys: Birth: 2 FEB 1655/56. Death: 20 NOV 1663
Tryntie Jans Buys: Birth: 1657. Death: AFT. 1732
Hendricke Jans Buys: Birth: ABT. 1658.
Abigail Jans Buys: Birth: 1659.
Divertje Janse Buys: Birth: ABT. 1660.
Jan Janse Buys: Birth: ABT. 1661. Death: AFT. 24 JUN 1717
Neeltie Jans Buys: Birth: ABT. 1662.
Jacob Janse Buys: Birth: ABT. 1665.
Note: In the name of Our Lord, Amen, 1670, August 18. Appeared before me Dirck Storm, Secretary of the Court of Jurisdiction in the village of Brewckelen, appointed by the Very Honorable Lord Governor Francis Lovelace, and his Council, for His Royal Highness, the Duke of York, in the West Riding of the Long Island, and in the presence of the after named witnesses, in his own person, the worthy JAN EVERTSEN BOUT. After good consideration and of his own good will has executed this his last will. He leaves to Anthony Jansen and Maria Anthony, his wife, his faithful servants, their liberty and two draught horses, and two cows, and a pig, one year old. This is on account of the faithful service rendered to us, Jan Evertse Bout and his deceased wife, Tryntie Symons De Witt. And out of good will they agree to remain in the service of said Bout, during his life, without complaint or obstinacy. This the testator declares to be his last will. The said Jan Evertse Bout has subscribed to this with his own hand, with Jan Cornellisen Buys and Dirck Jansen Woertman, Supervisors in this village of Brewckelen, requested for the purpose. Done at Brewckelen and signed by said witnesses, also Jan Cornelis Dorman.
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Jan Cornelis Buys was the son of Cornelis Hendrickse Buys and Hendrickje Jans Damen. Jan Cornelis Buys was born on August 20, 1629 at Brielle, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands. Jan Cornelis Buys was born circa 1629 at Bunnik ann Ryn, Utrecht, Netherlands. Jan Cornelis Buys was born in August, 1629 at Brielle, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands. He married Eybertie Lubberts Van Blarcom, daughter of Lubbert Gysbertsen Van Blarcom and Divertje Cornelis, circa 1651 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Jan Cornelis Buys married Phoebe Sales, daughter of John Sales and Phillip Soales, on August 24, 1663 at Middelwould. Jan Cornelis Buys married Willemtie Thyssen between 1666 and 1673; between Dec 13 1666 and jan 14 1674. His estate was probated on January 16, 1689/90. Jan Cornelis Buys was also known as Jan Damen. He immigrated in 1648. Granted a patent for 25 morgens of land across the North River, between Gemoenpoe and Kil Van Kol (New Jersey) on December 4, 1654. Obtained a patent from Governor Stuyvesant for 28 morgens of land in Flatbush, lying between the farm of Cors Jans Boomgart and that of Adrian Hegeman, and also for plain-land and salt neadow in 1662. On the assessement rolls of Brooklyn, NY between 1675 and 1676. He was a member of Dutch Reformed Church, Brooklyn, NY 1677. On the assessment rolls of Brooklyn, NY in 1683. He left a will on November 29, 1686. He gave oath of allegiance in September, 1687 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
There has been much confusion over Jan Cornelis Buys aka Damen, who was the son of Hendrickje Janse Damen. When Hendrickje died, her brother, Jan Janse Damen, who was married to Adrienne Cuvielle adopted his nephew, Jan Cornelis Buys. Thus Jan Buys was also known as Jan Damen. In 1674 Jan is recorded as residing at Norman's Kil where he purchased a farm at Kyckuyt from Claes Claessen Smit. In 1677 he was a member of the Reformed Dutch Church of Brooklyn living in the Wallabout. He also was listed on a patent of Brooklyn in 1677 and took the oath of allegiance there in 1687. In 1686 Jan bought the main portion of the farm of Pieter Ceser Alburtus at the Wallabout. In 1679 Jan Damen and his wife were accepted as member of the Breukelen Church. In 1663 the inhabitants of Brooklyn presented a petition to the Council of New Netherlands; Jan Damen was one of the signers. On 1 Sep 1680, he made a joint will with his wife, Sophia, which was probated on 3 Sep 1706.
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