||Pieter Van Aken belonged to the New Netherland Community 1614-1700.|
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Pieter van Aken, son of Marinus van Aken and Pieternel de Pre, was baptized at Kingston, New York, on Oct 11, 1685. Witnesses were Pieter le Grand and Maritie Hanse.
The names of Pieter and three of his sons appear on the list of the members of the Foot Company of Militia of the Corporation of Kinston, under the command of Capt. Tjrck Van Keuren, in 1738. Listed are Corp'l Marynis Van Aken (Pieter's eldest son), and Peter Van Aken, Jan Van Aken, Petrus Van Aken, and Giedeon Van Aken.
Rutsjen Damen married 9 April 1707 in New York Pieter Van Aaken.
Known children of Rutsjen Damen and Pieter Van Aaken were:
Pieter Van Aken's will written in Dutch... written in February 1750 and proved 16 December 1756. It named his wife "Rugie" and listed sons Eliphas, Marinus, Jan, Cornelis, Gideon and Petrus. Wife and son Eliphas as exe. The will described Peter as "of Bucks Co, Pennsylvania," but it was proved in New York. 0043-92: Record of Wills and Probates, 1664-1799 Vol 017, 019-021, 1749-1760.
He died before 16 December 1756, when his will was proved.
LNAB is Van Aken. Pieter was recorded as Van Aaken for the baptism of most of his children, but his father Marinus was recorded as Van Aken for the baptisms of Pieter and his siblings, so Van Aken is his last name at birth.
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On 7 Nov 2016 at 02:44 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:
Pieter VanAKEN, son of Marinus and Pieternel (de PREZ) VanAKEN, married about 1708 to Russe DAME. They had the following children baptized in Kingston, New York: Marinus m. (1) Elizabeth EEN, m. (2) Margaret DEJOO; Jan VanAKEN m. Margaret DeGRAAF; Cornelius VanAKEN, bapt. 28 Dec. 1712, married 20 April 1735 Hester RELJE; Abraham; Sefia m. Jacobus WESTFALL; Gideon m. Maria PLOEG; Jesyntjen; Eliphas m. Eleanor FORBES; and Pietrus m. Maria TERPENNING.
On 7 Nov 2016 at 02:40 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:
Peter Van AKEN is said to have emigrated from Holland to New Netherland and settled in what is now the town of Esopus in the latter part of the seventeenth century and to have been the father of sons named: Gideon, Marinus, Peter and John. Helen Wilkinson Reynolds, DUTCH HOUSES IN THE HUDSON VALLEY (1929), pp.229-230.
On 1 Apr 2015 at 14:46 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:
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