Theunis Bergen

Teunis Bergen (bef. 1679 - 1755)

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Teunis (Theunis) Bergen
Born before in Brooklyn, Province of New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Jamaica, Queens County, Province of New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Aug 2011
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Theunis Bergen was a New Netherland Descendant 1674-1776.
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The children of Jan Hansen Bergen:[1]

  1. Hans bp NY DRC 14 Feb 1677 wit: Teunis Jansen and Aeltje Teunis [2]
  2. Teunis bp Flatbush DRC 20 Apr 1679 wit: Lucas Teunis and Sara Teunis [3]


20 APR 1679 Brooklyn, Kings, New York[4]


1731 Brooklyn, Kings, New York[5]

Will, Abstract of

Will of Teunis Bergen of Jamaica Queens, NY his estate to be sold and proceeds to be divided: To wife Mary 30 pounds New York money, to ch and grandch - son Derick 25 pounds, the to dau Mary who is inter-married with Johannes Hardenboek, dau Jannetje, late dec'd wife of John Hegeman of Nine Partners Dutchess Co, dau Sarah wife of John Fox of Nine Partners, Dutchess Co, dau Phebe the wife of Peter Van Kemp of Nine Partners, dau Catherine now the wife of John Lambertse of Jamaica. Executor his wife Mary, son Derick and son-in-law John Lambertse. 8 Oct 1755. At 24 Oct 1756 came before Samuel Clows Jr Surrogate Court... [6]


FEB 1755 Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA[7]

Church records

  • 1679 Apr 20 Teunis - parents: Jan Hansz Bergen, Jannetje Teunis; witnesses :Lucas Teunis, Sara Teunis. [8]

Research notes


Bergen is the surname recorded for Teunis' father at Teunis' baptism. Quackenbush-118 06:21, 28 October 2017 (EDT)


  1. Dutch-Colonies-L Archives From: "Susan S." Subject: Jannetje Covert or Jannetje Nysen Denyse Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 note: cites Phyllis Miller's article NYGBR 119 (1988) pp. 6-8
  2. (Phyllis Miller feels that Teunis was Jannetje Covert's father and Aeltje either her sister or the half-sister of Jan Hansen Bergen (Aeltje Teunis Bogart)
  3. (These were definitely siblings of Jannetje Covert)
  4. Public Member Trees Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Femmetje Phebe Bergen
  5. Public Member Trees Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Femmetje Phoebe Bergen
  6. NY Wills
  7. Public Member Trees Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Femmetje Phebe Bergen
  8. David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998). via Chris Chester, "The Brouwer Genealogy Database"
  • Author: Title: Public Member Trees Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006; Repository: #R2 Repository: R2 Name:


  • WikiTree profile Bergen-105 created through the import of Johnson Family Tree 2011-08-24.ged on Aug 24, 2011 by Rosemary Palermo.
  • WikiTree profile Bergen-189 created through the import of LJM Family File 10.1.ged on Oct 28, 2012 by Vivian Kahn.
  • Abstract of his will inserted by Beryl Meehan Meehan-411 14 July 2017

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Various Bps 1679 Flatbush
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On 22 Apr 2017 at 04:01 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Bergen-189 and Bergen-105 appear to represent the same person because: This is the oldest paternal ancestor in this chain in need of a merge. No tree conflicts. Add nickname Theunis. Thanks!

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