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Pieter Berrien

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Long Island, New York
Death: April 5, 1737 (61-69)
Newtown, Queens County, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Jansen Berrien and Jannetje Janse Berrien
Husband of Elizabeth Woodhull Berrien
Father of Pieter Berrien; Judge John Berrien; Jane Fish and Cornelius Berrien
Brother of John Berrien; Angentje Rapalje (Berrien); Nicholas Berrien and Agnes Berrien
Half brother of Catherine Berrien

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About Pieter Berrien


Born 1672 in Long Island, NY Died April 5, 1737, Long Island, NY


  • Elizabeth (Woodhull) Edsall b. Bergen Co., NJ, d. May 6, 1763; m. August 10, 1706; daughter of Samuel and *Ruth (Woodhull) Edsall


Cornelius Berrien

Samuel Berrien, b. Sept. 29, 1709; d. Aug. 29, 1742

John Berrien

Peter Berrien

Jane Berrien

Nicholas Berrien

  • Jacob Berrien, b. Apr. 10, 1723

Benjamin Berrien, bapt. Apr. 10, 1726

  • Notes for Jacob Berrien
  • Elizabeth Edsall Lineage to Charlemagne

Peter Berrien, son of Cornelius, born 1672, married August 10, 1706, his step-sister, Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Edsall, Esq. He was a surveyor by profession, and became a large land holder. He served several years as a supervisor of the town, and enjoyed a large measure of public confidence. He presented the ground upon which the First Dutch church in Newtown was erected. He died very suddenly while riding from Newtown to his home, April 5, 1737. His widow died May 6, 1763. Their children, except two that died in infancy, were: Cornelius, born May 24, 1707; Samuel, born September 29, 1709, died August 29, 1742; John, born November 19, 1711; Peter, born February 6, 1714; Jane, born September 29, 1716, married Nathaniel Fish; Nicholas, born August 3, 1720; and Jacob, born April 10, 1723. The last two became merchants in New York City, and of the last two named children only Nicholas married. Of this family, Peter settled on a farm in Somerset county, New Jersey, where he died in 1781, aged sixty-seven years. He married Anna Emmons, and had sons Henry and John; and daughters, Elizabeth, married Colonel Van Dyck; Sara, married a Mr. Schureman; and Ann, married Richard Betts. The sons, Henry and John, married into different branches of the Van Dyck family, but only Henry had issue.


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Pieter Berrien's Timeline

Long Island, New York
May 24, 1707
Age 35
November 19, 1711
Age 39
Long Island, New York
Age 42
September 29, 1716
Age 44
Sayville, Suffolk County, New York, United States
April 5, 1737
Age 65
Queens County, New York