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  1. Anthony Van Schaick: Birth: 1682 in Albany. Death: AUG 1759

  2. Gosen Van Schaick: Birth: 5 OCT 1684. Death: BEF. 29 APR 1694

  3. Marytjen Van Schaick: Birth: ABT. 1685 in Kingston.

  4. Gerritje Van Schaick: Birth: 11 SEP 1687 in Albany.

  5. Gosen Van Schaick: Birth: 29 APR 1694. Death: BEF. 16 FEB 1695/96

  6. Gosen Van Schaick: Birth: 16 FEB 1695/96.

  7. Sybrand Van Schaick: Birth: 12 MAY 1700.

  8. Anna Margarita Van Schaick: Birth: 6 DEC 1702.

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a. Continued:   Anthony Van Schaick by Stefan Bielinski
  Anthony Van Schaick was born about 1655. He was the son of New Netherland pioneers Gosen Gerritse and Geertje B. Van Schaick.
  About 1678, he married Maria Vanderpoel. By 1702, eight of their children were baptized in the Albany Dutch church where he was a church officer and occasional baptism sponsor.
  Anthony Van Schaick built on the successes of his father and father-in-law. His name first appeared on the Albany householder assessment rolls in 1679. He was a businessman and managed the assets of extensive farmlands (including at least two fertile islands in the Hudson River). A few years later, he lived "outside the North gate." In 1697, his Albany house was on the south side of State Street. In 1699, he joined his neighbors in swearing an oath of allegience to the King of England. In 1720, he was listed as a first ward freeholder.
  He served the community first as an assessor and juror. In 1710, he was elected assistant alderman for the first ward. By that time, he was among the wealthiest Albany merchant-landowners.
  Anthony Van Schaick filed a will in January of 1737. It stated that he was sick. It mentioned a farm and orchard on Anthony's Island located nine or ten miles north of Albany and also ownership of two other islands. He died shortly thereafter and was buried from the Albany Dutch church on February 2.
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  Sources: The life of Anthony Van Schaick is CAP biography number 3934. This profile is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
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  first posted: 10/20/03
  Will of Anthony Van Schaick - 1737
  In the name of God, Amen. Know all men by these presents that on the 29th day of January, 1736/7, I, Anthony Van Schaick, living in the County of Albany, being sick. I leave to my son Anthony �15 for his right of Primogeniture "and eldest son ship." I leave to my wife Maria all my estate, real and personal, during her temporal life, but she shall give to my daughter, Anna Margaretta Van Schaick, a suitable outfit when married, and my wife may sell one of my negro slaves if she have necessity for it. I leave to my son Anthony, after the decease of my wife, that part of my farm, with house and orchard, barn and barracks, where I now live, situate on the west side of Hudson river, on the Island commonly called Anthony's Island, about 9 or 10 English miles north of Albany, Beginning about 45 yards south of my house by the river, and extending north to the cross road, with 1/2 of the woodland on said Island, and the woodland on Hover Island, And all my farming implements and horses, And I value and prize this moderately at �360, which he is to pay to my children and grand children, viz., To my daughter Geritie, wife of Coenrad Ten Eyck, Catharine, wife of Samuel Coeymans, and Anna Margaretta, each �72, And to the children of my son Goosen, deceased, Anthony, Catalina, and Goosen, each �24. The rest of the �360 my son Anthony is to keep. My son Anthony shall set off in the orchard before mentioned a burying place, of about 15 feet square, and to keep the same from time to time in good fence, to keep out cattle, and which may never be sold, but always remain a burying place for mine and my wife's posterity.
  I leave to my grand son, Anthony Goosen Van Schaick, the eldest son of my late son Goosen, after the death of my wife, all the rest of my farm on Anthony's Island aforesaid, beginning about 40 yards south of my house and stretching south along the river, Also a piece of land north of the cross road, Also all the land that is fit for tillage on a certain Island, called by the name of Hover Island, and 1/2 the wood land on Hover Island, and 1/2 the wood land on the great Island called Anthony's Island, Also a certain Island lying in the Sprout, and known by the name of the Flat Plate. All these I prize moderately at �240, and he is to pay to my son Anthony �15 for his Primogeniture, and to my son Anthony and to my daughters �15 each, and to the children of my late son Goosen 15 each.
  I leave to my son Goosen's youngest little son, named Goosen, a small Island lying in the Third Sprout, between Koster's Island and the Plate, Also a horse. I leave to my daughter Geritie, wife of Coenrad Ten Eyck, 150 on a bond of Sylvester Van Schaick and Anthony Van Schaick, of Albany, glaziers, And she is to pay to my son Anthony and to Catharine, wife of Samuel Coeymans, and to Anna Margaretta Van Schaick, each �30, and to the children of my son Goosen �30.
  I leave to my daughters, Catharine and Anne Margaretta, my house and lot in Albany, on the south side of Joncker street, between the house and lot of Robert Livingston on the east and the house and lot of Isaac Staats on the west, And they are to pay �310 to my daughter Catharine, my son Anthony, and the children of my son Goosen. I leave to all my children all my negro slaves, horses and cattle, sheep and hogs. I leave to my three daughters all household furniture and my wife's apparell after her decease, and to my son Anthony and to my daughters all wrought silver, and all the rest of my estate to my children and grand children. No part of my farm on Anthony's Island shall be sold to strangers.
  [His wife is mentioned as having an interest in a house in Holland, in company with her sisters, Elizabeth Van Corler, widow, and Johanah Van Stryghan, widow.] I make my wife and children executors.
  Witnesses, Ryer Gerritse, Sybrant Van Schaick, Rutger Bleeker. The original was in the Dutch language, and translated by Peter Goelet, "sworn interpreter and translator of the Dutch language." Proved in Albany, before Myndert Schuyler, March 17, 1740/1.
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  Will dated January 29, 1737. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 29, pp. 140-42. Paragraphing supplied! WIll also signed by Maria Vanderpoel Van Schaick, his wife. Transformed by from an online transcription by SB
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  first posted: 9/5/03


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