Jacob Abrahamszen van Deursen

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About Jacob Abrahamszen van Deursen

Arrived in New Netherlands in 1662 from Deursen the Netherlands, settled in Albany. 0000 "JACOB ABRAHAMSZEN VAN DEURSEN, son of Abraham Pietersen Van Deursen and Tryntje Melchiors; b a 1638; m in N.A. Sept. 25, 1663, CATALYNTJE VAN ELSLANT, dau of Claas Van Elsant and Willemptje Harperts Van der Linde of N.A.; bp there Sept. 3, 1645. In 1683 he was a member of the Dutch Church at Albany, and in Sept. 1689, he was a resident of the second ward of that city."

"In 1686 Jacob Abrahamsen Van Deursen was one of the auditors of the yearly accounts of the Dutch Reformed Church at Albany, and in 1687 we find him also in office there, his son, Harpert, being also on the consistory the same year. On June 20, 1678, he conveyed to Jan Cornelise Vyselaer, alias Gow, 'a certain lot standing and lying here int Albany; bounded on the South and West by Jochem Ketelheyn's; on the North by the house of the said Jan Gow; on the East by the public street,....... being the same premises hereto conveyed to him by patent under the hand and seal of the late governor-general, Richard Nicholls, of the date the 22d of May, 1667.' "

Van Deursen family, Volume 1

By Albert Harrison Van Deusen

Page 9, 11

In 1683 Jacob was a member of the Dutch Colony at Albany. In September 1689 he was a resident of the second ward of that city at which time he subsribed 2 ponds " for ye raiseing of some men for ye defence of theei country against ye French"

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Jacob Abrahamszen van Deursen's Timeline

Age 26
Albany County, New York?
October 9, 1665
Age 27
Albany County, New York?
May 30, 1668
Age 30
Albany County, New York?
March 13, 1670
Age 32
New York, NY, USA
November 5, 1671
Age 33
Albany County, New York?
October 7, 1674
Age 36
Albany County, New York?
September 13, 1676
Age 38
Albany County, New York?
June 20, 1678
Age 40
In Albany, Sold a lot to a Jan Cornelise Vyselaer