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Jan Teunissen van Pelt (Laenen)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Haaften, Hertogdom Gelre, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
Death: Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, Province of New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Theunis Janse van Pelt and Peterken Andriesse
Husband of Marytje Pieterse van Pelt
Father of Hendrick van Pelt; Teunis Jansen van Pelt; Pieter van Pelt; Johannes Jansen van Pelt; Jacob Jansen van Pelt and 2 others
Half brother of Hendrick Teunissen van Pelt; Magdalena Jacomyntje Teunisse Gulick; Anthoine Teunisson van Pelt; Wouter Teunissen van Pelt; Petroneltje Teunisse Dupuis and 6 others

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About Jan Teunissen van Pelt

Jan "John" Teunissen Lanen VAN PELT

Baptism

14 Dec 1645. Jan, son of Teunis Jansen van Pelt. Haaften, west of Tuil, Netherlands

  • Register of Baptisms of the DRC of Tuil: DTB Haaften 819.1

Death

Bef 11 DEC 1737 in Staten Island, Richmond, New York

Will

  • 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 of his deceased daughter Grietje Catherina VanPelt

Notes

  • 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 van Pelt's Timeline

1645
December 14, 1645
Tuil, Hertogdom Gelre, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden

Baptised in Dutch Reformed Church.

1645
Haaften, Hertogdom Gelre, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
1662
March 15, 1662
Age 17
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

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

1668
1668
Age 23
Flatbush, Kings, New York, United States
1669
1669
Age 24
1671
1671
Age 26
1677
1677
Age 32
1679
1679
Age 34
Staten Island, Richmond County, Province of New York
1680
1680
Age 35
1684
1684
Age 39