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Cornelius VAN KUYKENDALL

Male Bef 1686 - Aft 1752  (> 67 years)


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  • Name Cornelius VAN KUYKENDALL 
    Born Bef 30 May 1686  Marbletown, Ulster County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 May 1686  Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 5FGW-MH 
    Name Cornelis VAN KUYKENDALL 
    Died Aft 1752  Warren County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Lorraine Luke .

      (2) Hoes, Roswell Randall, Baptismal and Marriage Records of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York, 1660-1809, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1980, p. 26:

      1686

      Baptism No.: 470
      Parents: Leur Jacobz; Grietie Tack
      Name of Child and Date of Baptism: Cornelis; 30 May
      Witnesses and Sponsors: Andries Pieterz; Marritie Davidtz.

      (3) Kuykendall, George Benson, History of the Kuykendall Family, Kilham Stationery & Printing Co., Portland, OR: 1919, p. 388:

      Children of CORNELIUS VAN KUYKENDAAL (2), baptized May 30, 1686, son of Luur Jacobsen Van Kuykendaal, and wife, Maritje Westvael.

      Leur (3), born at Minisink, baptized at Kingston, October 27, 1706; married Lena Consalisduk at Kingston, May 27, 1732.

      Margriete (3), baptized at Kingston, May 7, 1710; married Abraham Kortrecht.

      Marretjen (3), baptized at Kingston, June 22, 1712; married Parens Davids.

      Nelletjen (3), baptized at Minisink, June 8, 1715; married Jacob Bogart.

      Johannes (3), baptized at Deerpark, June 5, 1717.

      Abraham (3), baptized at Kingston, October 18, 1719.

      Petrus (3), baptized at Minisink, July 4, 1733.

      (4) Kuykendall, George Benson, History of the Kuykendall Family, Kilham Stationery & Printing Co., Portland, OR: 1919, pp. 116-118:

      In the beginning of chapter IX there is presented the record of the baptisms of the children of our first American ancestor, Luur Jacobsen Van Kuykendaal, together with the names of the persons who were witnesses and sponsors at their baptism, as recorded in the registers of the Dutch Reformed Churches.

      Following this there was begun an account of the individual members of that family, beginning with Christina, the oldest child, the first female Kuykendall born in this country. There was given the family record of Jacob, Luur's eldest son, with a sketch of some of the activities of his life. The history of a part of the Kuykendall family was traced from the Delaware valley to Hampshire county, Virginia, and on down to within the memory of living persons. The first Johannes of the family of Luur Jacobsen Van Kuykendaal died in infancy. The next in the family was CORNELIUS Van Kuykendaal (2), baptized May 30, 1686. The family record of Cornelius now follows, giving the names of his children, dates of their baptism and the names of their sponsors or witnesses. This is done to give the reader a more definite idea of how the baptisms of our fathers were recorded. The dates of birth and names of the children were in one column, names of parents in another, and those of the witnesses or sponsors in a third column.

      Name of child and date: Leur, Oct. 27, 1706.
      Names of Parents: Cornelis Kuykendaal, Marytie Westphalen.
      Names of Witnesses: William Van Vreedenburg, Seytie Van Etten.

      Name of child and date: Margritt, May 7, 1710.
      Names of Parents: Cornelius V. Kuikendaal, Marytie Westfaalen.
      Names of Witnesses: Jurie [and] Sarah Westfaalen.

      Name of child and date: Marretjen, June 22, 1712.
      Names of Parents: Cornelis Kuykendaal, Marretjen Westvaal.
      Names of Witnesses: Jacob Kuykendaal, Jannetjen Westvaal.

      Name of child and date: Nelletjen, June 8, 1715.
      Names of Parents: Corn. Van Kuykendaal, Marretjen Westvaal.
      Names of Witnesses: Zymen Westvaal, Nellitjen Quakenbos.

      Name of child and date: Johannes, June 5, 1717.
      Names of Parents: Cornelis Kuykendaal, Maritje Westfael.
      Names of Witnesses: Abel Westfael, Antje Bogaert.

      Name of child and date: Abraham, Oct. 18, 1719.
      Names of Parents: Cornelis Van Kuykendael, Marretjen Westvael.
      Names of Witnesses: Jan Van Etten, Jannetjen Roosa.

      Name of child and date: Petrus, July 4, 1733.
      Names of Parents: Cornelis Van Kuikendal, Marretje Westval.
      Names of Witnesses: Lieur Van Kuykendal, Lena Consals Dyk. . . .

      The sponsors for the first child, Lieur, were William Van Vreedenburg and Seyte Van Etten.

      The relationship between William Van Vreendenburg and the Kuykendalls came about by a previous marriage. His wife was Seyte Van Etten, as shown by the record. Just the date of the first marriage between the two families we do not know, but they had later several intermarriages. Some years later Seyte Kuykendall was married by Ary Van Etten. The Westfalls, Van Ettens and Kuykendalls were all quite closely related by numerous marriages. The sponsors for the next child. Margritt, were Jurie and Sara Westfall. In this instance Jurian Westfall had married Jacob Kuykendall's sister, Christina, and Jacob had married Jurian's sister, Sarah.

      Because of the marriage of the three brothers. Jacob, Cornelius and Matthew Kuykendall to the three Westfall sisters, Sarah, Jannetjen and Marretjen (Mary), the Kuykendalls and Westfalls were as closely allied by ties of blood and marriage as any other families in the Delaware valley. It was not very uncommon for two brothers of one family to marry two sisters of another family, but it certainly was not very common for three brothers to marry three sisters.

      The third child, Marretjen, had for sponsors Jacob Kuykendall and Jannetjen Westfall. Jacob being the brother of the child's father, and Jannetjen Westfall was the sister of the child's mother. The sponsors were uncle and aunt of the child baptized, and the child was no doubt, named for its mother.

      The sponsors for the fourth child of Cornelius were Zymen Westfall and Nelletjen Quackenbos. Here we have again Westfall relatives acting as witnesses and sponsors. It will be seen that the child was given the name Nelletjen. She was undoubtedly named after the sponsor, Nelletjen Quackenbos.

      As sponsors for the next child, Johannes, we have Abel Westfall and Antje (Ann) Bogaert. Here is another Westfall and Bogaert (relatives), acting as sponsors for Kuykendall children's baptisms. There were other marriages between the two families afterwards, for this Nelletjen Kuykendall, baptized on this occasion, married Jacob Bogaert when she had grown to be a woman, and we find they had a child baptized in 1737, and afterwards had several children.

      At the time of the baptism of Abraham, son of Cornelius, October 18, 1719. Jan Van Etten and Jannetjen Roosa were the sponsors. We have already seen the relationship between the Van Ettens and Kuykendalls. Next we come to Petrus, the last son of Cornelius that is mentioned in the Dutch church registers. On this occasion Lieur Van Kuykendael and Lena Consalis Dyk were the sponsors.

      The records show that on the same day that Cornelius had this last child, Peter, baptized, Lieur, son of Cornelius, had a son baptized also, and that Lieur stood sponsor for his father's child, while his father was sponsor for the grandson who was named Cornelius, after his grandfather. The date of both baptisms was the fourth of July. If the baptisms had occurred a hundred years later, we might think the day was chosen to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the nation as well as the birth of babies, to father and son. But they happened forty-three years before the American nation was born, July fourth, 1776.

      Noting the dates of birth of Cornelius Van Kuykendaal's children, we see that they came along approximately two years apart, until the birth of Abraham, when there was an interval of fourteen years before the birth of Petrus. One can scarely avoid wondering whether there were not other children born between these dates, whose names do not appear upon the records. The family of Cornelius Kuykendall lived at least thirteen years in the Delaware valley, after their last recorded baptism (that of Petrus), in 1733. Enough has been said to show that a critical examination of the old baptismal registers give us much knowledge that a casual inspection would not reveal. Of the four sons and daughters of Cornelius Kuykendall and Mary Westfall, born before the family left the Delaware valley, there is no account anywhere of the marriage of any of them except of Leur.

      Noting the dates of birth of Cornelius Van Kuykendaal's children, we see that they came along approximately two years apart, until the birth of Abraham, when there was an interval of fourteen years before the birth of Petrus. One can scarely avoid wondering whether there were not other children born between these dates, whose names do not appear upon the records. The family of Cornelius Kuykendall lived at least thirteen years in the Delaware valley, after their last recorded baptism (that of Petrus), in 1733. Enough has been said to show that a critical examination of the old baptismal registers give us much knowledge that a casual inspection would not reveal. Of the four sons and daughters of Cornelius Kuykendall and Mary Westfall, born before the family left the Delaware valley, there is no account anywhere of the marriage of any of them except of Leur.
    Person ID I2554  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Luur Jacobsen VAN KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 29 May 1650, New Amsterdam, New Netherland [now New York City, New York County, NY] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Deerpark [formerly Machackemeck], Orange County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grietje Aertze TACK,   b. Bef 16 Aug 1663, Kingston, Ulster County, NY [originally named Wiltwyck, later Esopus] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Deerpark [formerly Machackemeck], Orange County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1681  Kingston, Ulster County, NY [originally named Wiltwyck, later Esopus] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maretie WESTFALL,   b. Abt Aug 1685, Kingston, Ulster County, NY [originally named Wiltwyck, later Esopus] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1705  Ulster County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Johannes KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 5 Jun 1717, Deerpark [formerly Machackemeck], Orange County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Abraham KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 18 Oct 1719, Kingston, Ulster County, NY [originally named Wiltwyck, later Esopus] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1778, Rutherford County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)  [natural]
     3. Petrus KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 4 Jul 1733, Deerpark [formerly Machackemeck], Orange County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Nelletjen KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 8 Jun 1715, Deerpark [formerly Machackemeck], Orange County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Leur KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 27 Oct 1706, Deerpark [formerly Machackemeck], Orange County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Jun 1789, Washington County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 82 years)  [natural]
     6. Margriet KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 7 May 1710, Kingston, Ulster County, NY [originally named Wiltwyck, later Esopus] Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Marretjen KUYKENDALL,   b. Bef 22 Jun 1712, Kingston, Ulster County, NY [originally named Wiltwyck, later Esopus] Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F1806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart