Abram Dirkse Westbrook

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Abram Dirkse Westbrook, son of Dirk Westbrook and Jannekan Van Keuren, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Kingston, Ulster Co., New York, 23 July 1732.1,2 He died at Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, before 7 February 1791, when his will was proved.3

Abram married Blandina Rosenkrans, daughter of Jacobus Rosenkrans and Sara Decker, at Minisink Church, Minisink, Orange Co., New York, 6 March 1752.3,4

In 1790, his household was probably the one enumerated at Mamakating, Ulster Co., New York, with 1 free white male over 16, 1 under 16, 2 free white females, and 2 slaves.5


Blandina Rosenkrans b. 4 Jul 1733
  • Jennake Westbrook3,6 b. 31 Dec 1752, d. bef. 1787
  • Richard Dirk Westbrook3,7 b. 18 Aug 1754, d. 1826
  • Jacobus Westbrook3,8 b. 4 Jul 1756, d. bef. 1760
  • Leonard Westbrook+3,9 b. 28 Jan 1759, d. aft. 1827
  • Cobus (James) Westbrook3,10 b. 20 Apr 1760
  • Sara Westbrook3,11 b. 21 Mar 1762, d. 1839
  • Grietje Westbrook3,12 b. 12 Feb 1764
  • Casia Westbrook3,13 b. 27 Dec 1765
  • Charrick Westbrook3,14 b. 8 Sep 1769, d. 27 Jan 1817
  • Femmatje (Phoebe) Westbrook3,15 b. 29 Apr 1772, d. 4 Nov 1852
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  1. [S1406] William E. Westbrooke, The Westbrook Family of New York: 1974, (San Francisco, California: s.p., 1974), 10; digital images, Ancestry.com: http://www.ancestry.com/ : 2009), 10, further cited as The Westbrook Family.
  2. [S1431] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (Formerly Named Wiltwyck, and Often Familiarly called Esopus or 'Sopus), For One Hundred and Fifty Years From Their Commencement in 1660(New York, New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), 190, further cited as Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages.
  3. [S1406] Westbrooke, The Westbrook Family, 26.
  4. [S1421] Royden Woodward Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records, 1716-1830(1913; reprint, Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2008), 268, further cited as Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records.
  5. [S2161] Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, 12 vols. (Washington D.C.: Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census, 1907-1908), NY:173, further cited as Heads of Families, 1790.
  6. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 126.
  7. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 130.
  8. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 132.
  9. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 136.
  10. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 138.
  11. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 142.
  12. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 146.
  13. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 150.
  14. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 157.
  15. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 160.