Hendrick Blauvelt

Male31 December 1721–after 1781

Brief Life History of Hendrick

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.

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Hendrick Blauvelt
Lena Smith
Marriage: about 1745
Joseph H. Blauvelt

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  • Marriage
    about 1745Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 55

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 55

    New York is the 11th state.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    The Blauvelt Family genealogy

    (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, …

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