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David Ackerman

Also Known As: "David (Johannes) Ackerman"
Birthplace: Oss, Oss, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Death: before January 6, 1663
New York County, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Laurens Hendrickse Ackerman and Janneke Ackerman
Husband of Elizabeth Ackerman
Father of Anna Hennion; Johannes Ackerman; Laurens Ackerman; Lodowyck Davidse Ackerman; David Davidse Ackerman and 2 others
Half brother of Johannes Ackerman; Lysbeth Wolters; Anneken Laurens Ackerman and Hendrick Ackerman

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About David Ackerman

Most of my dates are from "A Genealogical Dictionary of New Jersey" and The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey"

Two family histories of this family have been compiled, one, by William Nelson, appears in his History of Paterson, NJ and the other by Kathryn K. Viele, in typewritten form, is in the New York Public Library. Both of these have been used in preparing the records of the early generation

  • Father - Johannes Ackerman b. 1582, d. bt 1630 - 1635
  • Mother- Annaken Adrianse

DAVID ACKERMAN (Johannes) was born 1615 in Berlicum near a'Hertogenbosch in North Brabant. He married (2) ELIZABETH VILLIER; daughter of Lewis Villier. They came on the ship "Fox" that landed in New Amsterdam Aug. 31, 1662. He was accompanied by his wife and six children, aged 20,18,12 and 8. The roster states the family was from Mayory of Bosch. Marriage records of the children show that the Ackermans were from the small town of Berlicum in the Mayorate of den Bosch or 's Hertogebosch (Bois le Duc) in North Brabant, Holland.


  1. DAVID ACKERMAN b. Sept. 1646/50 (ref. Genealogical Dictionary of New Jersey), near Den Bosch, North Brabant, Netherlands. bpt. June 12, 1650 same place, married 1679/1680 New York City, (A Genealogical Dictionary of New Jersey).His death occurred before May 17, 1714. Hillegon Ver Planck daughter of Abraham Isaacszen Ver Planck was baptized at NY Nov 1, 1648. She died after 1714. David Acarman of Hackensack was deeded 420 acres of land there Oct. 29, 1695. At the organization of the Dutch Church at Hackensack, David and Hillegonde are listed among the original members.
  2. Ann(Anneken) Ackerman b. 1642, died Jan. 9, 1729 in NY, married Nathaniel Pieters Hennion, June 28, 1664 Dutch Reform church, NY children of Ann 1642 and Nathaniel
    1. David Hennion
    2. Hester Hennion
    3. Lysbeth Akkermans Hennion
    4. Daniel Hennion
    5. Catharina Akkermans Hennion
    6. Rachel Hennion
    7. Annetje Hennion
    8. Pieter Hennion
    9. Rachel, 1681
    10. Johannes Akkermans Hennion
    11. Aaltje Akkermans Hennion
    12. Abraham Hennion
  3. Johannes Ackerman Bapt. 1645 in Den Bosch, Dutch Republic; died young in Old County.
  4. Laurents Ackerman Abt. 1650-Den Bosch, Nord Brabant,Dutch Republic, died Bef. 1770 marr. Greertje Egberts Aug. 3, 1679 in Dutch Reform Church, Bergen, New Jersey. Children of Johannes 1650 and Grfeertje:
    1. Lysbeth Ackerman, 1680
    2. Jannetje Ackerman 1682
    3. Egbert Ackerman, 1684
    4. Catryn Ackerman March 1685/86
    5. David Ackerman 1689 Hackensack, NJ
    6. Elizabeth Ackerman 1691
    7. Johannes Ackerman 1694
    8. Jacobus Ackerman April 1696
  5. Lodewyck Ackerman b. abt. 1654 m.Dec. 24, 1681, Kingston Dutch Reformed Church, Ulster Co.,NY Jannetie Bleyck (Black) April18, 1699 New York Dutch Reformed Church, NY
  6. Abraham Ackerman b. abt. 1656 (Bergen Records) Berlicum,North Brabant, Netherlands May 1659, same place. sponsors were Lodewyck Ackerman, Hilgont Verplack wife of David Ackerman. Marr. May 28, 1683 Flatbush, Long Island, NY Aaltje Van Laer (marriage recorded at NY Dutch Reform church. Died after 1704. children:
    1. David, born in NY May 11, 1684 bapt.May, 1684, Bergen, NJ marr. Sept. 20, 1707 Margaret Jurcks/Yerkes or Yorks) a native of Phillipsburgh NJ. He was a farmer and settled in Paramus. (ref. The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey)
    2. Gerritt, bapt. April 3, 1685, New York city m. Jannetje Van Voorhees marr. Oct. 4, 1712, resided in Saddle River, Bergen Co. He died 1762. children of Gerritt and Jannetje, 1685:
      1. Abram
      2. Albert
      3. Thellitje
      4. Statitie
      5. Lena
      6. Elizabeth
    3. Abrigal, bapt. 1687 in New York city m. Andreas H. Hoppe
    4. Lysbeth, bapt. 1689 in New York city m. Johannes Doremus
    5. Johannes, died 1690 in New York city
    6. Anneken bapt. Dec. 1691 in New York city m. Thomas Doremus
    7. Anna Maria died 1693 in New York city
    8. Adrian bapt. 1695 Bergen, NJ
    9. Johannes bapt. Nov. 1696 Hackensack, Bergen, NJ m. 1720 Maria Wickvelt; 1728 Elizabeth Stagg
    10. Guilian, bapt. 1697 Hackensack, NJ m.1702 Rachel Alberts Van Voohees
    11. Louwerense bapt. 1699 Hackensack, NJ
    12. Anna Maria bapt. 1701 Hackensack, NJ m. Albert T. Terhune
    13. Abraham bapt. 1702 Hackensack, NJ m. 1727 Henrica Hoppe
    14. Sarah bapt. 1704 Hackensack, NJ m. 1725 Cornelia Boers; 1733 Hendrick Van Sicklean

The Akerman family was in the earliest group of the Dutch settlers who arrived in the New World. The first immigrant to America of the Akerman family was David Akerman, who after sailing fron Amsterdam, Holland, in the Netherlands, disembarked on 8 April, 1662, from the vessel "D'VOS" in New Amsterdam with six children. "D'VOS" was a Dutch name, which when translated means "The Fox."

DAVID ACKERMAN (the immigrant, b.unknown, in Oss, in Nord Brabant, of the Dutch Republic); md. 16 Sep 1641 to Elisabeth BELLIER.

He was probably the son of Johannes Ackerman and his wife Maria Liesfelt, and was born in Berlicum, near s'Hertogenbosch in North Brabant.

He came with his wife to America on the ship "Fox" which landed in New Amsterdam 2 Sept 1662.

He died before 26th April, 1663

Reference for him and his immediate family:

The notes of Grenville Mackenzie in the Westchester County Historical Society.

  1. A1.1 (?) in David Ackerman Descendants - 1662 ancestry

not known if David came to America -- however 4 sons and 1 daughter did come to America. Our family descends from son Abraham.

Emigrated to New Amsterdam (New York) from Holland in 1662.

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David Ackerman's Timeline

January 24, 1615
Oss, Oss, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
July 31, 1642
Age 27
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Age 28
Hol, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Age 29
Den Bosch, Nord Brabant, Netherlands
April 1650
Age 35
Geffen, Maasdonk, North Brabant, Netherlands
October 5, 1653
Age 38
Geffen, Noord-Brabant, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
October 5, 1653
Age 38
Berlicum, Sint-Michielsgestel, North Brabant, Netherlands
May 3, 1656
Age 41
Berlicum, Sint-Michielsgestel, North Brabant, Netherlands