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Charsten Luursen (Luurissen)

Also Known As: "Christiaen Luyerszen", "Carsten Lierse", "Karsten Luurtszen", "Cardston Luerson"
Birthdate: (65)
Death: 1705 (61-69)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Anna de Vos; Geertje Theunisse Luursen and Grietje Cray
Father of Aeltje Lazenby; Mattheus Carstens; Marritie Carstense Van der Spiegel; Kersten Luurszen (II); Anna Luurszen and 8 others

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About Charsten Luursen

Carsten Luersen aka Charsten Luursten aka Charsten Luurtszen who married Anne de Vos, a relative of the Mattheus De Vos who had left a widow Mary Polet as recorded in the [ '''1668 Minutes, Records of New Amsterdam, 1653-1674, Vol. 6''' ] 

We do know that Charsten (Arent/) married Anna de Vos in 1665 and had a daughter Aeltje as follows:


1666 Jun 21; Charsten Luurtszen, Anna de Vos; Aeltje; Mattheus de Vos, Reynout Reynoutszen, Maria de Vos

public office

Carsten served on the Common Council in 1668 (see record noted above)

details from Pat Wardell, notable researcher

primary sources cited below marriage #1

Lierse, Carste (Charsten Luursen; Karsten; m. (1) as Christiaen Luyerszen) Carsten Lierse, m. (1) 11 April 1665 NYC Ref Ch, Anna deVos.

In the (1) marriage record they were: Christiaen Luyerszen, j. m. Van Ley, in't Stift Van Bremin, en Anna de Vos, j. d. Van Amsterdam.

marriage #2

Carsten Lierse m. (2) 1 Dec 1668 NYC Ref Ch, Geertie Theunis Quick, dau. of Theunis Quick & -?-.

In the (2) marriage record they were: Carsten Luyrisson, Wedr Van de Nos, en Geertje Teunis, j.d. Van N. Jorck
. "Charsten Leurzen and Geertie Theunis" wit. bp. 26 Sep 1686 NYC Ref Ch, of Margariet, dau. of John Pinkin and Janneken Hercxs.

Karste Lieurse and Anna Lieurse, h.v.v. Joh. Janse, wit bp. 22 Dec 1706 NYC Ref Ch, of Karste, son of Johannes Van der Spiegel & Marretje Lieurse.

Carste Leurse, Johanna Klettera, wit bp. 28 March 1703 NYC Ref Ch, of Angenitie, dau. of Henderi Hues & Elisabeth Quick.


In his will, Carsten Luertse wrote: 10 February, 1710. I, Carsten Luertse, of New York, cordwainer, being old and weak. I leave to my wife Gertie, all estate of houses and lands, with full power to sell, but if she marries then one half is to go to my children. I leave to my eldest daughter Mary, wife of Johanes Vander Spiegel, £5. To my daughter Altie, widow of (???) Lazenby, 1 shilling. The rest to be divided between my daughter Mary, and Hannah and Hester Clitworthy, children of my daughter Anne, now wife of John Johnson, and my grand son, Dirck de Forrest. Witnesses, Joshua Davids, Daniel Andert, Daniel Blandeau. Proved, June 24, 1713.

children of Carsten Lierse & (1) Anna de Vos:

  • Aeltie Luurtszen, bp. 21 June 1666 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Mattheus de Vos,

Reynout Reynoutszen, Maria de Vos); apparently d.y.

  • Mattheus Luurzen, bp. 26 Sept 1668 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Mr. Jacob

Varrevanger, Maria de Vos)

children of Carsten Lierse & (2) Geertje Teunis Quick:

  • Marritie Luurszen, bp. 25 May 1670 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacob de Key,

Hillegond Theunis); m. 16 April 1688 NYC Ref Ch, Johannes Van der Spiegel, son of Laurens Van der Spiegel & Sara Webbers. He d. by 19 Jan 1715.

  • Kersten Luurzen, bp. 10 July 1672 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacob Abrahamszen,

Cornelis Clopper, Weyntie Theunis); m. (prob) Petronella Van der Heul.

  • Anna Luurzen (Johanna Lierse), bp. 19 Sep 1674 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jan

Jarperding, Cornelia Dirckszen, Sytie Abrahams); m. (1) Jan Kletwel (Clitworthy); Johannes Jansen (poss. aka Jan Kletwel?)

  • Theunis Luursen, bp. 17 Oct 1676 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Thomas Lodowycxen,

Heylitie Pieters)

  • Aeltie Luurzen, bp. 9 Dec 1678 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacob Theuniszen de Key,

Hillegond Theunis, Geesje Barents); m. -?- Lazenby.

  • Johannes Luurzen, bp. 19 April 1681 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacob Theuniszen de

Key, Hillegond Theunis)

  • Hendricus Luurszen, bp. 7 March 1683 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Theunis & Janneken

de Key)

  • Belitie Luursen (Leurse), bp. 20 Dec 1684 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Pieter

Breedstee, Margareta Hendricx); m. (prob) 11 Sep 1699 NYC Ref Ch, Albert de Vries. Jan Herberding, Belitje Leurse, h.v. van Albert de Vries, wit. bp. 23 March 1701 NYC Ref Ch, of Rebecka, dau. of Jhan Kletwel & Anna Leurse.

  • Geertruydt Leurzen, bp. 14 June 1685 NYCRefCh (wit: Stephanus Van

Cortlant, Geertruyd Schuyler); apparently d.y.

  • Samuel Luersen, bp. 6 Nov 1687 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacobus de Key, Helena

Van Brug)

  • Geertruydt Luersen (Grietje Carstens?), bp. 5 Apr 1691 NYCRefCh (wit:

Johannes Van der Spiegel, Marritie Luersen)


: Baptisms in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York [City], 1901 (Collections of the NY Genealogical & Biographical Society, Vol. III);

"Record of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York-Marriages" in NYG&B Record, Oct 1875, p. 184; Oct 1880, p. 174;

Marriages from 1639 to1801 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam-New York City, 1940 (Vol.

IX of Collections of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society);

Information online July 1999 from citing Pelletreau, William S., Abstracts of New York Wills, Vol II 1708-1728, page 108

--children of Carsten Lierse & (1) Anna deVos:

• AeltieLuurtszen ,bp.21June1666NYCRefCh(wit:MattheusdeVos,ReynoutReynoutszen,MariadeVos);apparently d.y. •MattheusLuurzen ,bp.26Sept1668NYCRefCh(wit:Mr.JacobVarrevanger,MariadeVos)

---children of Carsten Lierse & (2) Geertje Teunis Quick:

•MarritieLuurszen ,bp.25May1670NYCRefCh(wit:JacobdeKey,HillegondTheunis);m.16April1688NYCRef Ch, JohannesVanderSpiegel ,sonofLaurensVanderSpiegel&SaraWebbers.Hed.by19Jan1715.

•KerstenLuurzen ,bp.10July1672NYCRefCh(wit:JacobAbrahamszen,CornelisClopper,WeyntieTheunis);m. (prob) PetronellaVanderHeul . •AnnaLuurzen (JohannaLierse),bp.19Sep1674NYCRefCh(wit:JanJarperding,CorneliaDirckszen,Sytie Abrahams);m.(1) JanKletwel (Clitworthy);m.(2)13Jan1704NYCRefCh, JohannesJansen

• TheunisLuursen ,bp.17Oct1676NYCRefCh(wit:ThomasLodowycxen,HeylitiePieters)

•AeltieLuurzen ,bp.9Dec1678NYCRefCh(wit:JacobTheuniszendeKey,HillegondTheunis,GeesjeBarents);m. -?- Lazenby . •JohannesLuurzen ,bp.19April1681NYCRefCh(wit:JacobTheuniszendeKey,HillegondTheunis)

•HendricusLuurszen ,bp.7March1683NYCRefCh(wit:Theunis&JannekendeKey)

•BelitieLuursen (Leurse),bp.20Dec1684NYCRefCh(wit:PieterBreedstee,MargaretaHendricx);m.(prob)11Sep 1699NYCRefCh, AlbertdeVries .JanHerberding,BelitjeLeurse,h.v.vanAlbertdeVries,wit.bp.23March1701 NYCRefCh,ofRebecka,dau.ofJhanKletwel&AnnaLeurse.

• GeertruydtLeurzen ,bp.14June1685NYCRefCh(wit:StephanusVanCortlant,GeertruydSchuyler);apparentlyd.y.

• SamuelLuersen ,bp.6Nov1687NYCRefCh(wit:JacobusdeKey,HelenaVanBrug)

• GeertruydtLuersen (GrietjeCarstens?),bp.5Apr1691NYCRefCh(wit:JohannesVanderSpiegel,MarritieLuersen)


~• and Carsten Luurzen's marriages

  1. 1665 11 Apr; Christiaen Luyerszen, jm van Ley, in't Stift van Bremin; Anna de Vos, jd van Amsterdam
    1. (baptism)1666 Jun 21; Charsten Luurtszen, Anna de Vos; Aeltje ; Mattheus de Vos, Reynout Reynoutszen, Maria de Vos ...then Anna de Vos died
  2. 1668 01 Dec; Carsten Luyrissen, wid van de Nos sic; Geertje Teunis, jd van N. Jorck

~• it is my suppostion that Christaen and Carsten are the sam person and, in the second listing "van de Nos is scribbling for Anna de Vos

  • 1667 Jan 27; Pieter Fredrickszen, Annetie Jans; Johannes (twin); Charston Luurzen, Walburg de Silla, Adriaen Andries Verdonck
  • 1667 Jan 27; Pieter Fredrickszen, Annetie Jans; Jacob (twin); Charston Luurzen, Walburg de Silla, Adriaen Andries Verdonck
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Charsten Luursen's Timeline

Age 26
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
Age 28
New York, New York
May 25, 1670
Age 30
New York, New York
Age 32
New York, New York
Age 34
New York, New York
Age 36