Pieter Witbeck

1719–
New York, United States

The Life of Pieter

When Pieter Witbeck was born in 1719, in New York, United States, his father, Hendrik Janse Witbeck, was 66 and his mother, Helena Hendricks Bout, was 29. 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 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Witbeck
1719–
Christyntje Reese
1723–
Marriage: 12 July 1737
Lena Witbeck
1738–
Ephraim Witbek
1739–
Cornelius Witbeck
1741–
Henricus Witbeck
1747–
Abram Witbeck
1757–

Spouse and Children

    Male1719–Male

    Christyntje Reese

    Female1723–Female

MARRIAGE
12 July 1737
Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States
children

(5)

    Lena Witbeck

    Female1738–Female

    Ephraim Witbek

    Male1739–Male

    Cornelius Witbeck

    Male1741–Male

    Henricus Witbeck

    Male1747–Male

    Abram Witbeck

    Male1757–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 57

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 57

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 62

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

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Pieter Witbeck, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Pieter Witbeck, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Pieter Witbek in entry for Ephraim Witbek, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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