When Hendrick Blauvelt was born on 31 December 1721, in Tappan, Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Blauvelt, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Van Dalssen, was 31. He married Lena Smith about 1745, in Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died after 1781, and was buried in Tappan, Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States.
American Dutch: habitational name from a farm named Blau Veldt ‘blue field’, referring to a field where a dyer would spread clothes to dry.
History: Gerrit Hendricksz immigrated in New Amsterdam in New Netherland (now New York City, NY) in 1638. As an owner of farmland on Manhattan Island he became known as the Blau Boer and his farm as the Blau Veldt.
(116) HENDRICK BLAUVELT, (Joseph Blauvelt, 23), was born December 31st., 1721, and baptised at Tap- L pan, #390, on January 16th., 1722. He married Helena Smith. We feel quite sure that she was #276, …