Gertrug Coeymans

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Gertrug Coeymans, daughter of Barent Peteire Coeymans and (…) de Vos, was born at Albany, Albany Co., New York, 23 April 1654.1,2 She died at Albany, 27 February 1735/36, at age 82.1,2,3

Gertrug married Jacob Coenraetse Ten Eyck, son of Coenraet Ten Eyck and Maria Boele, say 1675.1,2

Gertrug left a will dated 6 September 1716, and proved 10 Jul 1736. As abstracted (paragraphing added for clarity):
In the name of God, Amen, "Be it known and manifest to all People that I, Geertje Ten Eyck, of Albany, widow of Jacob Ten Eyck, being in good health."

I leave to my grand son Jacob, son of my son, Barent Ten Eyck, deceased, 30 shillings.

I leave to the children of my son, Barent Ten Eyck, deceased, viz., Jacob, Johanes, Geertie, Janitie, Maria, and Barnye, 1/5 of all my estate.

To my sons Coenraedt and Hendrick, each 1/5.

To Mary, wife of Andries Van Pelt, and to my daughter Teuntie, each 1/5.

The heirs of my son, Barent Ten Eyck, deceased, when they come of age are to give a deed to Jacob Ten·Eyck, of New York, bolter, for all their right to two certain houses in New York, which did formerly belong to their grand father, Coenraedt Ten Eyck, as described in a deed by me and others dated June 11, 1712, and now in the hands of Jacob Ten Eyck.

I make my sons Coenraedt and Hendrick executors.

Dated September 6, 1716. Witnesses, Jacob Staats, Guisbert Marselis, Nicholas Bleecker, Abraham Gouverneur.

Proved in Albany, before Myndert Schuyler, July 10, 1736.4


Jacob Coenraetse Ten Eyck b. 8 Aug 1647, d. bef. 6 Sep 1716
  • Barent Ten Eyck+1,2 b. say 1676, d. 20 Jan 1710/11
  • Coenraedt Ten Eyck+1,2 b. 9 Apr 1678, d. bef. 23 Jan 1753
  • Captain Henrick Ten Eyck1,2 b. 22 Dec 1680, d. 23 Feb 1772
  • Mayken Ten Eyck1,2 b. 2 Apr 1685
  • Andries Ten Eyck1,2 b. 25 Mar 1688, d. 27 Feb 1755
  • Anneken Ten Eyck1,2 b. 20 Aug 1693, d. 9 Dec 1738
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  1. [S386] Jonathan Pearson, Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany, from 1630 to 1800 (1872; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984), 109-110, further cited as Pearson, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany.
  2. [S419] Henry Waterman George, "The Ten Eyck Family in New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 63 (Apr - Oct 1932): 152-165, 269-285, 321-334, at 152-163, further cited as George, "Ten Eyck."
  3. [S420] J. S. G., "Ten Eyck Family Records," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1 (Jan 1870): 31-32, further cited as J. S. G., "Ten Eyck Family Records."
  4. [S1590] William S. Pelletreau, editor, Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogates Office, City of New York, 1665-1801 (17 vols., New York: New-York Historical Society, 1892-1908), 27:204, citing Liber 12:510, further cited as Pelletreau, New York Will Abstracts.