Benjamin Newkirk

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Benjamin Newkirk (Nieukirk)

Birthplace: Ulster, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Geritt Nieukirk Newkirk and Greitjen Burhans
Husband of Catherine Newkirk
Father of Garret Benjamin Newkirk
Brother of Jannetjen Elmendorf; Cornelius Newkirk; Matthew Newkirk; Coenradt Newkirk and Gerretjen Van Keuren
Half brother of Helena Pawling

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About Benjamin Newkirk

  • Burhans genealogy : descendants from the first ancestor in America, Jacob Burhans, 1660, and his son, Jan Burhans, 1663, to 1893 by Burhans, Samuel
  • 9 Willem. The fourth son of Jan Burhans, was baptized at Kingston 7 March 1686, and married at Kingston 22 June 1731, Grietjen Ten Eyck, bap. 10 Feb. 1689, dau. of Matthys Ten Eyck and Jannetje Roosa, and widow of Gerret Newkirk.
  • Willem married for second wife, 20 Sept. 1749, at Kingston, Catharina Kool, wid. of Jacobus Van Etten. She was born in Germany, but it has been impossible to ascertain her parents, or to find record of any children by this marriage.
  • .... etc.
  • 1743 Nov. 10. He and his wife, Grietje Newkirk Ten Eyk, make a joint Will in which they leave their property to their children as follows: Cornelis Newkirk J'nr, Matheis Newkirk, Benjamin Newkirk, Coenradt Newkirk, Jannetje Newkirk wife of Gerret Elmendorf, Gerretje Newkirk, and Helena Burhans.
  • .... etc.


Served in Captain Cornelius Wynkoop's militia Company of Foot at Hurley, in 1738

[Second Annual Report of State Historian of New York, Colonical Series, vol i, p 610]


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October 30, 1720
Ulster, New York, United States
Age 49