Pieter Jansen Van Deventer (c.1653 - 1686) MP

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Birthplace: Vil, Bunnik, Utrecht, Netherlands
Death: Died in Monmouth, New Jersey, USA
Managed by: Mark Owen Gerdes
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About Pieter Jansen Van Deventer

death is also given as d: Aft. October 19, 1709

marriage given as March 22, 1685/86 in New Utrecht(Flatbush), New Netherlands(NY)

New Amsterdam - Immigrants

13. Pieter Jansen VANDEVENTER-2241 (Jan or John Pietersz, Pieter Hermans, Herman Pieters, Peter) bp. 1653 Bunnik, Utrecht, Holland. Pieter m. (MRIN:1071) Mayke Christiaense (Maria) VAN DOORN-2252, dau of Christain VAN DOORN-2253 (MRIN:1077)and Tryntje SHUBBER, Mar 1689 in Reformed Protestant Church Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings, New York. Mayke bp 22 Dec 1660 Dutch Church New Amsterdam Went to Monmouth co., N.J. abt 1701

They had the following children: * 18 M i. Christian VANDEVENTER-2254 bp. 29 Mar 1687 Reformed Protestant Church Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings, New York; m. MRIN:1078) Patience-2259.

  • 19 F ii. Maria VANDEVENTER-2255 bp. 16 Apr 1688 Reformed Protestant Church Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings, New York.
  • 20 M iii. Abraham VANDEVENTER-2256 bp. 5 Sep 1697 Reformed Protestant Church Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings, New York d. bef. 11 Dec 1733 , Monmouth, New Jersey; m. (MRIN:1079) Altje or Adeline COUWENHOVEN-2260 , dau. of Coronelius Wilemse COUWENHOVEN-2877 and Margaret SCHENCK-2878 (MRIN:1074), abt 1731. will dtd 25 Apr. 1733 probated 11 Dec. 1733 Perth Amboy, NJ.
  • 21 M iv. Isaac VANDEVENTER-2257 bp. 5 Sep 1697 Reformed Protestant Church Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings, New York, d. 1775 , Loudoun, Virginia; m. (MRIN:1080) Sartje or Sara COUWENHOVEN-2261 , dau. of Cornelius Wilemse COUWENHOVEN-2877 and Margaret SCHENCK-2878 (MRIN:1074), abt 1730 Raritans, , New Jersey. Sartje b. , Monmouth, New Jersey.
  • 22 M v. Jacobus or James VANDEVENTER-2258 bp. 20 Oct 1709 Reformed Dutch Church, Middletown, , New Jersey, d. 17 Apr 1756 , Somerset, New Jersey; m. (1-MRIN:1081) Margaretta FIELD-2274 , dau. of Jeremiah FIELD-2881 and Maria VAN VEIGHTON OR VAN VECHTEN-2882 (MRIN:1358). Margaretta b. 2 Oct 1717 d. bef. 1756; m 2nd (2-MRIN:1082) Elizabeth VAN CLEEF-2275.

Sources

1. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 19 -22. 

"Pieter Jansen bp. 1653 Bunnik, Prov. of Utrecht...Pieter Jansen van Deventer bp. 1653 in the Village of Bunnik, Province of Utrecht was the first child of Jan Pietersz and Maria (Hoogeboom)) van Deventer...He was the only son of his parents to be born in the Netherlands and was nine years of age when he came with them to America... Mayke's full name was Mayke Christianse van Doorn. She was the daughter of Christiaen van Doorn...In 1678 Pieter Jansen van Deventer was a member and in 1697 a deacon of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Utrecht.. Oct. 20, 1697, as retiring deacon and treasurer...An old book on which Kings county census was based gives 'A list of all Freeholders, their wives etc.. in the towns of Kings co., ' 1698. In a list made by Jacques Cortelyou surveyor for New Utrecht, Pieter van Deventer is given as the head of a family of six persons, including wife Maria and four children: Christain, Abraham, Maria and Isaac. About 1701 Pieter Jansen van Deventer and his familly went over to Monmouth co., N.J. In 1701 he was 'one of the inhabitants of East Jersey' who petitioned the King to take the government immediately into his own hands.....Seppt 2, 1699 Pieter van Deventer 'of Nassau Island in the Colony of New York' bought land in Monmouth co., N.J. from Robert Hamilton and in the deed is described as of New Utrecht. Mary 15, 1705 John Hebron of Freehold sold land to Pieter Vandeventer 'of Middletown in the county of Monmouth'. The Reformed Dutch Church of Freehold and Middletown (now Marllboro,), N.J. was organized Oct. 19, 17009 with Pieter Van Deventer as on of the elders..."

    	the towns of Kings co., ' 1698. In a list made by Jacques Cortelyou surveyor for New Utrecht, Pieter van Deventer is given as the head of a familly of six persons, including wife Maria and four children: Christain, Abraham, Maria and Isaac. About 1701 Pieter Jansen van Deventer and his familly went over to Monmouth co., N.J. In 1701 he was 'one of the inhabitants of East Jersey' who petitioned  the King to take the government immediately into his own hands.....Sept 2, 1699 Pieter van Deventer 'of Nassau Island in the Colony of New York' bought land in Monmouth co., N.J. from Robert Hamilton and in the deed is  described as of New Utrecht. Mary 15, 1705 John Hebron of Freehold  sold land to Pieter Vandeventer  'of Middletown in the county of Monmouth'. THe Reformed  Dutch Church of Freehold and Middletown (now Marllboro,), N.J. was organized Oct. 19, 17009 with Pieter Van Deventer as on of the elders..."

2. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 20. 

"No. 41 Pieter Jansen Van Deventer young man from the Bishopric of Uytrecht residing on Marteman's Neck and Mayke Christianese young dame from New Uytrecht residing at Geell Hooeckkk (Yellow Hook, later New Utrecht) married March 22, 1686."

3. Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 - 1977, The, pg. 21, 22. "Christain bp. Mar 29, 1687 R.D. Ch. Faltbush, L.I....Christian Van Deventer b.p. R. D. Ch. Flatbush, L. I. Mar. 29, 1687 (Ch. Rec. pg. 53) m. Patience __; went with his parents about 1701 to Monmouth co., N.J.,, where he purchased land from John Wall by deed dated April 28, 1719.. (Deed gives name as Christopher but it is indexed Christain.) Children: Peter...Isaac...Christopher."

 4. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 21. 

"Maria bp. Apr. 16, 1688 R. D. Ch.. Flatbush L.I. pg. 43, No. 25."

5. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 21, 57. 

"Abraham (twin) bp. Sept 5, 1697 Flatbush, L.I. Flatbush paper no. 6828 pg. 82 Van Cleef translation; bp. Aug. 12,, 1704 R.D. ch. New Amsterdam, N.Y. (Now Collegiate R.D.. ch.) pg. 300 printed copy; d. 1733, Mon. co. N.J...Abraham Van Deventer blacksmith m. ca. 1731 Altje (Adeline) Couwenhoven...The will of Abraham vandeventer dated Apr. 25, 1733 pro. Dec. 11, 1733 Perth Amboy, M.Y. names wife Alche, his son Peter and his wife's dau. Mary Van Dorn; exec., father-in-law Cornelius Covenhoven and brother Isaac van Deventer; wit. Jacob van Deventer, Rowliff Covenhoven, John Bowne. Child: Peter."

 

6. Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 - 1977, The, pg. 57.

"Alltje (Adaline) Couwenhoven dau. Cornelius Couwenhoven and Margaretta Schenck. Alltje had m. 1) William Van Dorn (ca. 1701-30) of Pleasant Valley, N.J... son of Jacob and Maria Bennet Van Dorn and had dau. Mary who m.. 1745 Albert Couwenhoven son of William Albertse and Elisabeth (van CLeef)) Couwenhoven and had dau. Elizabeth bp. 1746 Marlboro, N.J.. After the death of Abraham Vandeventer (ca. 1730) Alltje m. 3) Feb. 3, 1740 Cornelius Middaugh."

 7. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 21, 57-60. 

"Isaac (twin of Abraham) bp. Sept 5, 1697 Flatbush, L.I. Flatbush paper no. 6828 pg. 82 Van Cleef translation; bp. Aug. 12,, 1704 R.D. ch. New Amsterdam, N.Y. (Now Collegiate R.D.. ch.) pg. 300 printed copy; d. 1775 Loudoun co., Va....Isaac van Deventer bp. Sept 5, 1697 R. D. Church Flatbush, L.I. died in Loudoun co., Va.. 1775; m. ca. 1730 in the Raritans, N.J.. Saartje (Sara) Couwenhoven....He removed to Hunterdon co., N.J. near Whitehouse, where he was living 1732, 1742 and 1757 as shown by three bonds of these dates, wherein he described himself as of the county of Hunterdon; then to Bucks co.., Pa. An original lease given by Walter Rutherford to Isaac van Deventer dated May 3, 1764 witnessed by Peter Vandeventer, covering land 'laying in the province of Pennsylvania and being Lot no.. 36 on the London Company's map. relates to land in Tinicum twp.. Bucks co.. between Delaware River and Tohicon Creek... Isaac Vandeventer was appointed one of a jury to lay out a road from London's Ferry now Pursley's and Shannon's Landing through Nockamixon twp to the Durham road,,,In 1771 Isaac Vandeventer with his wife and three sons, Isaac, Jacob and Abraham went to Loundon co. Virginia where his name appears on the tithe lists of the year... His sons Peter and Cornelius and daughter Margaret and her husband Nicholas Wyckkoff had preceded him to Loundon co., and their names appear on the tithe lists.... Children: Margaret...Abraham..Sara...Peter ... Cornelius..Isaac..Jacob...Abraham."

 8. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 57-8. 

"Sartrtje (Sara) Couwenhoven b. in Monmouth co., N.J. daughter of Cornelius and Margaretta (Schenck) Couwenhoven...is the ninth in the list of eleven daughters and two son mentioned in the will of her father...."

9. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 21. 

"Jacob bp. Oct. 20, 17009 R.D. Ch... Middletown, N.J.. (orig. ch. record) d. Apr. 17, 1756 Somerset co., N.J."

 10. 	Paul J.. Vandeventer, Van Deventer Family 1550 -  1977, The, pg. 196--7.
"Margaretta FIeld b. Oct 2, 1717 dau. Judge Jeremiah Field (1689) and Mary Van Vechtcen  (Van Veighton) widow of  Albert Ten Eyck..."
 
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Pieter Jansen Van Deventer's Timeline

1653
1653
Vil, Bunnik, Utrecht, Netherlands
1653
. Bunnik, Utrecht, Netherlands
1653
Bunnik, Utrecht, Netherlands
1662
1662
- April 8, 1662
Age 9

He traveld with his parents and 2 other siblings.

1686
March 22, 1686
Age 33
Flatbush,Kings,New York,USA
March 22, 1686
Age 33
Monmouth, New Jersey, USA
1687
1687
Age 33
Flatbush, Kings Co., New York
1688
1688
Age 33
1690
1690
Age 33
Flatbush, Ny
1697
September 5, 1697
Age 33