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Hendrick Janse Decker b. 1667 Esopus, New Netherlands d. 1717 Deerpark, Orange, New York: conjunctions « Conjunctions
Hendrick Janse Decker

Hendrick Janse Decker

Male 1667 - 1717  (50 years)

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  • Gender Male 
    Born 1667  Esopus, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 1717  Deerpark, Orange, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Jan lived in Kingston. He bought 222 acres of land in Mombaccus, June
      6, 1685 on the north side of the Rondout Kill. In 1705 he gave a plot
      to Rochester for a town house.



      Jan bought land in Sussex Co., NJ from Stephen Teitsort (later spelled
      Titsworth) in 1713.




      Jan Gerretsen took the name of Decker prior to 1685; yet used the name
      of "Gerretsen" several times thereafter. There were eight Gerretesens
      in the area at that time Ours was born in Holland prior to 1840 and
      died in Port Jervis in 1717. He had settled in Rochester (Mombackus)
      but soon moved south, down the Old Mine Road to Deerpark and into New
      Jersey



      AMONG THE EARLIEST SETTLERS OF THE ESOPUS WAS A MAN WHO WAS USUALY
      KNOWN AS "JAN BROERSEN" H E WAS HERE AS EARLY AS 1657 AND A COMPLAIN
      WA MADE BY THOMAS CHANMBERS OF THE SALE OF BRAND Y TO THE INDIANS, AND
      OF THE FIRST MURDEROUS ATTACK OF THE SAVAGES, HE APPEARS AS ONE OF TH
      E SIGNERS. WHEN HE IMMIGRATED FROM THE NETHERLANDS IS NOT KNOWN; NOR
      WHETHER HE WAS RELATE D TO THE CAOMMISARY, JOHNA DE DECKERE, BUT THIS
      IS PROBABLE. tHE LATTER CAME TO THE MANHATTE NS FROM HOLLAND IN 1655
      AND IMEDIATELY APPOINTED REVIEVER-GENERAL. ABOUT THIS TIME JAN BROERS
      EN DECKER APEARED IN ESOPUS. WE FIND HIS NAME TO THE ABOVE PROTEST ON
      MAY 18 1658; UPON MA Y 31 1658, HE SIGNS THE COMPAConnecticut TO REMOVE INTO
      THE STOCKADE WHEN BUILT, ON AUGUST 17 1659. H E SIGNS THE PETITION
      THAT DOMINE BLOM BE SENT AS MINISTER TO THE ESOPUS; IN SEPT OF THAT
      YEA R HE JOINS WITH OTHER CITIZENS OF ESOPUS IN A LETTER TO STUYVESANT
      CONCERNING THE OUTRAGES B Y THE SAVAGES IN THE FIRST ESOPUS WAR; HIS
      NAME APPEARS ON THE MUSTER ROL OF JUN 15 1661. h E SUBSCRIBED FIFTEEN
      FLORINS TO SALARY DOMINE BLOM. WE HAD BEEN IN POSESSION OF LOT 11 IN
      WI LTWYCK BEFORE THE PLACE WAS LAID OUT AND WAS ONE OF THE WITNESS
      SWORN IN THE PROCEEDINGS OF I NQUIRY INTO WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE ESOPUS
      MUTINew York IN 1667




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    • Jan lived in Kingston. He bought 222 acres of land in Mombaccus, June
      6, 1685 on the north side of the Rondout Kill. In 1705 he gave a plot
      to Rochester for a town house.



      Jan bought land in Sussex Co., NJ from Stephen Teitsort (later spelled
      Titsworth) in 1713.




      Jan Gerretsen took the name of Decker prior to 1685; yet used the name
      of "Gerretsen" several times thereafter. There were eight Gerretesens
      in the area at that time Ours was born in Holland prior to 1840 and
      died in Port Jervis in 1717. He had settled in Rochester (Mombackus)
      but soon moved south, down the Old Mine Road to Deerpark and into New
      Jersey



      AMONG THE EARLIEST SETTLERS OF THE ESOPUS WAS A MAN WHO WAS USUALY
      KNOWN AS "JAN BROERSEN" H E WAS HERE AS EARLY AS 1657 AND A COMPLAIN
      WA MADE BY THOMAS CHANMBERS OF THE SALE OF BRAND Y TO THE INDIANS, AND
      OF THE FIRST MURDEROUS ATTACK OF THE SAVAGES, HE APPEARS AS ONE OF TH
      E SIGNERS. WHEN HE IMMIGRATED FROM THE NETHERLANDS IS NOT KNOWN; NOR
      WHETHER HE WAS RELATE D TO THE CAOMMISARY, JOHNA DE DECKERE, BUT THIS
      IS PROBABLE. tHE LATTER CAME TO THE MANHATTE NS FROM HOLLAND IN 1655
      AND IMEDIATELY APPOINTED REVIEVER-GENERAL. ABOUT THIS TIME JAN BROERS
      EN DECKER APEARED IN ESOPUS. WE FIND HIS NAME TO THE ABOVE PROTEST ON
      MAY 18 1658; UPON MA Y 31 1658, HE SIGNS THE COMPAConnecticut TO REMOVE INTO
      THE STOCKADE WHEN BUILT, ON AUGUST 17 1659. H E SIGNS THE PETITION
      THAT DOMINE BLOM BE SENT AS MINISTER TO THE ESOPUS; IN SEPT OF THAT
      YEA R HE JOINS WITH OTHER CITIZENS OF ESOPUS IN A LETTER TO STUYVESANT
      CONCERNING THE OUTRAGES B Y THE SAVAGES IN THE FIRST ESOPUS WAR; HIS
      NAME APPEARS ON THE MUSTER ROL OF JUN 15 1661. h E SUBSCRIBED FIFTEEN
      FLORINS TO SALARY DOMINE BLOM. WE HAD BEEN IN POSESSION OF LOT 11 IN
      WI LTWYCK BEFORE THE PLACE WAS LAID OUT AND WAS ONE OF THE WITNESS
      SWORN IN THE PROCEEDINGS OF I NQUIRY INTO WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE ESOPUS
      MUTINew York IN 1667




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    Person ID I00461  Primary
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2016 

    Father Jan Gerritsen Decker,   b. 23 Apr 1640, Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Grietjen Hendricks Westercamp,   b. 1642, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1701, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jannetjen Kortrecht 
    Last Modified 4 May 2016 
    Family ID F21699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1667 - Esopus, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1717 - Deerpark, Orange, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S00151] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, , (National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls).
      Birth date: 9 Oct 1667 Birth place:
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    2. [S00151] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, , (National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls).
      Birth date: 9 Oct 1667 Birth place: