Pieter Witbeck


Brief Life History of Pieter

When Pieter Witbeck was born in 1718, in New York, United States, his father, Hendrik Janse Witbeck, was 65 and his mother, Helena Hendricks Bout, was 31. He married Christyntje Reese on 12 July 1737, in Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Pieter Witbeck
Christyntje Reese
Marriage: 12 July 1737
Lena Witbeck
Ephraim Witbek
Cornelius Witbeck
Henricus Witbeck
Catharina Witbeeck
Abram Witbeck

Sources (8)

  • Pieter Witbeck, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Pieter Witbeck, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Pieter Witbeck, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1737Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 58

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


    Age 58

    New York is the 11th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 63

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto.

    North German: habitational name from a place called Wittbek in Schleswig-Holstein, formed with wit ‘white’ + beck ‘stream’.

    History: This surname is recorded in Beverwyck in New Netherland (now Albany, NY) in the mid 17th century.

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

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