Johannes Kip (1660 - 1704)

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Birthplace: New Amsterdam (New York,NY)
Death: Died in Newtown, Queens, New York
Occupation: Miller
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About Johannes Kip

Baptised 19 Dec 1660. License for marriage dated 30 Sep 1695

Moved before 1710 across the East River to Newtown, L.I. where he operated a gristmill at Fish's Point, which mill was bequeathed to him by his brother Jacobus Kipp whose will was proved Oct 31, 1702. On 16 Oct 1711, he purchased from Thomas and John Stevenson a fulling-mill constructed in 1691, the first to be established on Long Island. His will was proved 30 April 1722, with his cousin John Stevenson of of Westchester County an executor. I, Jesse Kip of Newtown, in Queens County. I leave to my wife Mary all my estate, real and personal, of houses, mills and goods while she remains my widow. His widow received a life interest in one-half residue if she remarried. To my son Jacobus, 10 pounds. Of the rest...the other half to my children, Jacobus, Abraham, Jesse, Johanes, Wilhelminus, Benjamin and Elizabeth.

His sons invariably spell their name Kipp. -------------------- Johannes Kip married Catherine Kierstead at the Fort in New York City on June 24, 1681. Catherine was baptized on Jan.4,1660. They had 14 children.

Johannes Kip was a brewer and a member of the Common Coucil from 1684 to 1685. He was Alderman in the years 1687, 1691 to 1693 and 1696 to 1697. In 1691 he was a Member of the Assembly.

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Johannes Kip's Timeline

December 16, 1660
New Amsterdam (New York,NY)
September 4, 1681
Age 20
New York, New York, United States
October 22, 1682
Age 21
New York, NY, USA
September 1, 1684
Age 23
September 17, 1686
Age 25
January 24, 1693
Age 32
New York, New York, United States
September 30, 1695
Age 34
Prob. New Amsterdam
October 15, 1698
Age 37
October 20, 1700
Age 39
March 21, 1702
Age 41