Geertje Willems Van Boerum

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Geertje Willems Van Boerum

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: New York, New York
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Willem Jacobse van Boerum and Geertje Hendrickse van Gogh
Wife of Gerrit Lubberts
Mother of Cornelia Gerritse; Jacob Gerritszen and Gysbert Gerritszen
Sister of Hendrick Willemse van Boerum; Geertruyd Willems; Jacob Willems van Boerum and Hillegondt Williems van Boerum

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About Geertje Willems Van Boerum

New Amsterdam - Immigrants

The name is Gertruyt Willems van Boerum; (van Buren is a different family). Bapt. 26 Dec. 1645 in Amsterdam of Willem Jacobs and Gitre Henrix (aka Willem Jacobs van Boerum and Gritje Hendricks van Gogh. The family arrived in 1649 in New Netherland. Geertruy Willems marr. Gerrit Lubberts (ab. 1634 to 1639-ab. 1703 last rec.) of Lubbert Gysbertsz van Blaricum and Divertje Cornelis. Geertruy Willems is rec. with Gerrit Lubberts


  1. 30 Jan. 1681 Cornelia
  2. 30 Mar. 1683 Jacob
  3. 8 Mar. 1685 Gysbert

Acc. to NYGBS record v. 116 in 1685 by Henry Macy Jr. "The Gerritsen Garrison, van Wicklen, Wiltsie families"

the other children are

  1. Divertje
  2. Tryntje
  3. Grietje marr. Jan Hardenbergh
  4. Geertje marr. Nicholas LaForse
  5. William
  6. Pieter
  7. Jan
  8. Abraham


It seems however questionable that Geertruy would have claimed children born 1687, 1690, 1692 or 1694, there are no bapt. records and Geertruy would be to 49 years old. Geertruy Willems van Boerum did not marry Francois Depew (Dupuis etc.) A different "Geertie Willems from Amsterdam arr. on ship Beaver 29 Jul. 1661 and marr. Francoys Dupuis from Cales in Vranckenryck in New Amsterdam 26 Aug. 1661. This Geertie WIllems had children with Francoys Also in 1681 and others. Another Geertje Willems van Nieukerke marr. Hendrik Barentse Smit van Lochem in 2 June. 1663.

See my article on message board "Boerum" under Gertruyt Willems van Boerum. Hope this helped Barbara Boram

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Geertje Willems Van Boerum's Timeline

December 26, 1645
Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
December 26, 1645
Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 26, 1645
Oudekerk, Limburg, Netherlands
June 2, 1663
Age 17
New York, New York
Age 35
Age 37
New York
Age 39