Second Generation - My line of VT descent.

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"A Pedigree Partly Indian, Partly Batavian"

My Van Tassel Line of Descent

The Second Generation:

* Jacob2 Van Tassel (Jan Cornelissen1 Van Texel, Cornelius Jansen* Van Texel)

Baptised - July 23, 1676.  

Married Aeltje Storm, born in Brooklyn, baptised October 31, 1680, daughter of Dirk Storm and Maria Peters.  

Jacob lived in the upper part of the Manor of Philipsburgh, Westchester County, N.Y.


1. Johannis3 Van Tassel

Born:. April 24, 1699. Died:  December 1784; m. Tryntje Buys.

Notes for Johannis Van Tassel - The will of Johannis, dated December 23, 1771, was offered for probate January 23, 1785 and recorded in Liber 37, of Wills page 378 New York Surrogate's office. It mentions his wife Tryntje; sons Peter and Jacob; [See Peter's Revolutionary War sacrifices and Washington Irving's account of the bravery of Major Jacob of Wolfert's Roost in the "VTs in the Revolution" section.]   daughters Rachel, wife of John Van Tassel, Catharine wife of Abraham Ecker, son of Abraham, and Anna widow of Jacob Van Wormer; Alty and Catharine children of his eldest son John, deceased. He refers in his will to property at Cross or Crop Meadow then in litigation, and directs how it shall be divided if recovered.

2. Annetje Van Tassel,

Born: March 10, 1703/04.

3. Hendrick Van Tassel,

Born:  August 07, 1706.  Died:  March 1771.  Married: Beeltje Buys.

Notes for Hendrick Van Tassel - The will of Hendrick is dated March 1, 1771, and recorded in Liber 27 of Wills page 523 New York County Surrogate's office. It mentions his wife, his sons John and Hendrick, daughter Mary and granddaughter Balithy Stymes;  also speaks of "an estate depending upon Long Island, of some land now in dispute of the law. If in case it should prove successful then it is to be equally divided" etc.

4. Marytie Van Tassel

Born:  March 30, 1708.

5. Cornelis Van Tassel

Baptised:  November 08, 1710.  Married: Antie Williams August 26, 1732.

Notes for Cornelis Van Tassel - Married August 26, 1732 Antie Williams daughter of Robert and Maritje (Yerks) Williams.

6. William Van Tassel

Baptised: March 24, 1712/13.  Married: Susanna Williams, November 01, 1746.   Susanna was the daughter of Cornelius and Maria Storms Williams, baptised April 23, 1723.

7. Theodorus Van Tassel - See: My Van Tassel Line of Descent - Third Generation.

Born: 1718.

8. Catherine Van Tassel

Born:  August 31, 1720.


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