Jan Teunissen Lanen Teunissen Van Pelt (1652 - c.1737)

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Birthplace: Gelderland, Holland
Death: Died in New York
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About Jan Teunissen Lanen Teunissen Van Pelt

Name: Jan * "John" Teunissen Lanen VAN PELT
Sex: M
Baptism: 14 DEC 1645 Tuil, Gelderland, Netherlands 
Note: Register of Baptisms of the DRC of Tuil: DTB Haaften 819.1: " 14 Dec 1645. Jan, son of Teunis Jansen van Pelt." (Haaften, west of Tuil, Netherlands
Death: Bef 11 DEC 1737 in Staten Island, Richmond, New York 
Will: 11 DEC 1719 Richmond Co., New York 

Jan "John" Teunisse VanPelt's Will was written on 11 Dec 1719 and probated on 11 Dec 1737 Richmond Co, NY.

He names as heirs, his wife, Mary, and specifically names his son Teunis as being his eldest, and names his children from eldest to youngest: Teunis, Peter, Johannes, Hendrick, Jacob, John, Ann, Margaret & Aert

Also named as an heir is his son-in-law: Daniel DeHart who was widower to Jan "John" Teunisse VanPelt's deceased daughter: Grietje Catherina VanPelt

Note:

He opposed the British takeover of the Dutch Colony in 1614. But, unlike the rest of the family, he swore allegiance to the British Crown that same year. He was given commission as Captain of the Richmond County Militia in 1692.

He was a member of the Peace Commission to the Indians and an influential social leader in political affairs. He was an active supporter and member of the Dutch Reformed Church.
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Jan Teunissen Lanen Van Pelt's Timeline

1645
December 14, 1645
Haaften, Gelderland, Netherlands

Baptised in Dutch Reformed Church.

1652
November 15, 1652
Gelderland, Holland
1662
March 15, 1662
Age 9
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Dutch name of the ship was Rooseboom; they went from Amsterdam to New Amsterdam.

1668
1668
Age 15
Flatbush, Kings, New York, United States
1669
1669
Age 16
1671
1671
Age 18
1677
1677
Age 24
1679
1679
Age 26
Staten Island, Richmond County, New York
1680
1680
Age 27
1684
1684
Age 31