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Jeurian Blanck

Also Known As: "Jeuriaen", "Jeurgie"
Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Echernförde, Schleswig-Holstein
Death: circa 1686 (78-94)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Trÿntie Claes
Father of Elsje Blanck; Jeurgie Blanck; Margariet Blanck; Casparus Blanck; Jannetije Blanck and 4 others

Occupation: goldsmith
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About Jeurian Blanck

• signed the Petition to surrender New Netherland (1664)

• the father of a 'wronged' daughter see: Province of New York Minutes apr. 22 1673

  • wc.rootsweb.ancestry ; New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York.

Juriaen Blanck (c1600-1674/86) was supposedly born in Echernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, of Danish ancestry.(1) His name is also written Juriae, Jeurian, Jeuriaen, Jeuryaen, Jurrie, Jurrian, Juryan, Juryaen, etc. In 1634, he was the Captain of the carvel St Martyn (or the Hope) which accompanied the new Director, van Twiller to New Amsterdam. He also brought Govert Loockermans and Jacob van Kouwenhoven to America, and also probably Dom. Everardus Bogardus. He was a skipper, engaged in trade with the Swedes on the Schuykill and South Rivers as early as 1643, until 1646, when he was ordered to leave by a Swedish officer, under threat of confiscation of his ship and cargo. In 1645, he voyaged to Rhode Island. At the baptism of his two eldest children, he was identified as a goldsmith. He settled in New Amsterdam in 15 Apr 1647 in a house next door to Annetje Jans Bogardus. (2) He married about 1641 in Amsterdam, Holland, Tryntie (Catherine) Klaes (or Klaeszen) (c.1620-soon after 1 Sep 1698) widow of Barent Symonszen of Amsterdam, North Holland. Children's baptisms and most marriages were at the New York City Reformed Dutch Church. They made a joint will 21 Aug 1662. He signed an Oath of Allegiance to the British in 1664. He was listed as owner of a house on Pearl Street in New Amsterdam in 1674. His widow was listed as a member of the Dutch Church in New York in 1686.

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Jeurian Blanck's Timeline

Echernförde, Schleswig-Holstein
February 22, 1643
Age 43
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
April 9, 1645
Age 45
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
September 15, 1647
Age 47
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
July 21, 1652
Age 52
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
July 4, 1655
Age 55
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
September 1, 1658
Age 58
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
September 17, 1662
Age 62
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
Age 86