Harmen Mathysszen Coerten

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Harmen Mathysszen Coerten

Also Known As: "Harmen Van Voorthuijsen"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Voorthuizen, Barneveld, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: November 26, 1689 (75-83)
Bergen County, Province of New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of Mathias Coerten and Renee Gaudin, (Stuyvesant?)
Husband of Aertje Gerrits and N.N.
Father of Jan Harmans; Geertje Harmens Coerten; Reyckje Harmens van Riper; Neeltje Harmense Coerten; Harmen Coerten Montross and 1 other
Half brother of Guert Coerten; Hermptje Coerten and Mathurin Lorion

Managed by: Marilyn Jo Kuhlmann
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About Harmen Mathysszen Coerten

Harmen Coerten arrived in Nieuw Amsterdam in 1659 aboard the ship DeTrauw (The Faith), commanded by Captain Jan Jansen Pestevier, with his wife Aertje and their five children.

They settled in New Utrecht, and in 1665 he took the Oath of Allegiance to the English at Bergen (now Newark), New Jersey.

Source: Records of Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church, and unpublished Mss. by John Henry Greener, 1917, in NYC Public Library.


Aertje Gerrits, her husband Harmen Coerten, and her two children and three step-children (aged 5, 6, 8, 9, and 17), arrived in New Amsterdam in early 1659 aboard the ship De Trouw (The Faith).

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Harmen Mathysszen Coerten's Timeline

1610
1610
Voorthuizen, Barneveld, Gelderland, Netherlands
1641
1641
Age 31
Voorthuizen, Barneveld, Gelderland, Netherlands
1641
Age 31
Vourthuysen, Gelderland, Holland, Netherlands
1642
1642
Age 32
Voorthuizen, Barneveld, Gelderland, Netherlands
1646
1646
Age 36
Voorthuizen, Gelderland, Nederland
1651
1651
Age 41
Voorthuysen, Gelderland, Holland
1689
November 26, 1689
Age 79
Bergen County, Province of New Jersey
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