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Beekman VanBuren (1732 - abt. 1812)

Dr. Beekman VanBuren aka Van Buren, Van Beuren
Born in New York Mm, New York County, Colony of New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married 25 Dec 1757 in Manhattan Collegiate Church, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 11 Mar 2017 | Last significant change: 1 Dec 2021
01:33: Beryl Meehan edited the Biography, Other Last Name(s) and Birth Place for Beekman VanBuren (1732-abt.1812). (updated his 1776 sticker, added society sticker. tidied notes) [Thank Beryl for this]
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1776 Project
Doctor Beekman VanBuren served with New Jersey Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Beekman VanBuren is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A117256.

From The Ryerson Genealogy: Beekman Van Buren who removed to Hackensack when the British took New York. He was probably son of Dr. John Van Buren, who came from Holland about 1700, and brother of Dr Jacobus Van Buren [1]

Revolutionary War Service: Beekman Van Buren is DAR patriot Ancestor #: A117256. He served as Doctor, Physician / Surgeon in the New Jersey Militia. The DAR lists baptism 11-5-1732 New York City. New York and death: 6-1-1812 Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey. His wives: 1) Hyltje de Peyster, 2) Elizabeth Gilbert 3) Angentje Vreeland. [2]


1) Hyltje / Heyltje DePeyster

2) Name Beckman Van Bueren / Van Buren Spouse Elizabet Gilbert / Gilbertse Marriage 25 Dec 1757 Manhattan Collegiate Church, New York, USA [3]


Beekman Van Beuren. Physician New Jersey. Death: 01 JUN 1812 in Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey [4]


  2. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed 6 June 2018), "Record of Beekman Van Buren", Ancestor # A117256.
  3. Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989
  4. Mercantile Advertiser (New York, NY) Publication 03 JUN 1812; Long-Island Star (Brooklyn, NY) Publication 03 JUN 1812; Weekly Museum (New York, NY) Publication 06 JUN 1812
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