Hendrick Hendricksen Kip, Jr.

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Hendrick Hendricksen Kip, Jr.

Birthplace: Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Flatbush,Kings,New York,USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Hendrick Hendricksen Kip and Trintje Lubberts
Husband of Anna de Sille
Father of Magdalena Rixe Hendricks; Cornelia Kip; Nicasius Kip; Petrus Kip; Catharina Kip and 1 other
Brother of Abraham Kip; Belitje Arabella Hendrickse; Isaac Hendricksen Kip; Baertje Kip; Jacob Hendricksen Kip and 2 others

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About Hendrick Hendricksen Kip, Jr.

• co-signed the Remonstrance that convinced Stuyvesant to surrender New Netherland to the British in 1664.

Mentioned by Washington Irving

Knickerbocker's History of New York: [A group of Dutch settlers were sailing down the East River in a small boat] "While the voyagers were looking around them, on what they conceived to be a serene and sunny lake, they beheld at a distance a crew of painted savagesm busily employrd in fishing, who seemed more like this genii of this romantic region -- their slender canoe lightly balanced like a feather on the undulating surface of the bay. At sight of these, the hearts of the heroes on Comminipaw were not a little troubled. But as good fortune would have it, at the bow of the commodore's boat was stationed a very valiant man named Hendrick Kip (which, being interpreted, means chicken; a name given him on token of his courage). No sooner did he behold those varlet heathens thab he trembled with excessive valor, and, although a good half mile distant, he siezed a musquetoon that lay at hand, and turning away his head, fired it most intrepidly in the face of the blessed son. The blundering weapon recoiled and gave the valiant Kip an ignominous kick that laid him prostrate with uplifted heels in the bottom of the boat. But such was the effect of this tremendous fire that the wild men of the woods, struck with consternation, siezed hastily upon their paddles, and shot away into one of the deep inlets of the Long Island shore. This signal victory gave new spirits to the hardy voyagers, and in honor of the achievement they gave the name of the valiant Kip to the surrounding bay, and it has continued to be called "Kip's Bay" from that time to the present.

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Hendrick Hendricksen Kip, Jr.'s Timeline

August 14, 1633
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Age 15
Flatbush, Long Island, NY
February 29, 1660
Age 26
New York, NY, USA
June 12, 1661
Age 27
New Amsterdam, NY, USA
Age 28
Hackensack, NJ, USA
Age 32
Flatbush,Kings,New York,USA
Age 34
December 24, 1690
Age 57
Flatbush,Kings,New York,USA