Marten Reyerson

14 May 1637–1687 (Age 49)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Marten

When Marten Reyerson was born on 14 May 1637, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Reijer Reijersen, was 35 and his mother, Marritje Barent Van Schaick, was 36. He married Annetje Jorise Rapalje on 14 May 1663, in New Netherland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. In 1682, at the age of 45, his occupation is listed as received office of the constable in New York City, New York, United States. He died in 1687, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Wallabout Bay, New York County, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marten Reyerson
1637–1687
Annetje Jorise Rapalje
1646–1694
Marriage: 14 May 1663
Marritje Reyerson
1664–1702
Marritie Reijers
Joris or George M. Reyersen
1666–1749
Ryer Martenszen Reyerszen
1669–1751
Ryer Martense Reyerson
1669–1749
Catalyntje Martense Ryerson
1671–1740
Sara Martense Reyersen
1673–1715
Geertje Martense Ryersen
1675–1715
Jacobus Martense Reyersen
1677–1749
Cornelius Martense Ryerson
1678–1761
Helena Martense Ryersen
1679–1751
Abraham Ryerson
1680–
Syntje Ryerson
1681–1693
Cornelius Ryerson
1684–1701
Fran Martense Ryerson
1685–1749

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1663
New Netherland
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1637–1687Male

    Male1638–1710Male

    Geertruid Reijersen

    Female1639–Female

    Gerrit Ryerse Gerriste

    Male1640–1697Male

    Annatie Reyerse Gerritse

    Female1642–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1641 · Saaihal

Age 4

Pieter de Keyser, son of Hendrick de Keyser, built the famous building Saaihal in 1641. It formed part of the building complex known as Staalhof, which was at the center of the textile industry in Amsterdam. The city would help create the most important wool market in Europe during the 17th century.
1642

Age 5

Curacao became a colony of the Netherlands.
1652 · The First Anglo-Dutch War

Age 15

Also referred to as the First Dutch War. This was an entirely sea-based conflict that arose by trade disputes between the United Provinces of the Netherlands against the Commonwealth of England. Ended with the Treaty of Westminster; Holland agreed to respect the Navigation Act and compensate England accordingly.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Meyer 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Maten Reijerse Ryerson

Marten Reijerse RYERSON Marten was baptized as Marten Reijersz on the 23 Nov 1637 in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He nearly always used the name Reijersen after he came to …

Sources (3)

  • Marten Beijertszen in entry for Marritie Marten, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Marten, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Martin Ryerson in entry for Francis Ryerson, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"

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