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Doris Sheridan

dsheridan001@nycap.rr.com
Troy, NY 12180
United States


       Descendants of CORNELIS MATTHYSSEN and BARENTJE DIRCKS

1. CORNELIS1 MATTHYSSEN, born  in Stockholm, Sweden say 1637. He married on 26 Feb 1661 in Dutch Ref. Ch., New Amsterdam, NY1 BARENTJE DIRCKS of Meppel, Holland born say 1640. 
 
	 The given name Cornelis is Niels in Swedish  His children in later generations were known as  Cornellissen/zen which means son of Cornelius.
 	 
	Cornelis Matthyssen came to colonial New York about 1658.2  Cornelius was one of the founders of Harlem, NY where he was a carpenter & timber-hewer.3 Cornelius was the first tenant of the land since known as the "Church Farm" from which he cut and cleared the primeval forest trees.4  On his lease expiring in 1668, he left the town and bought a small place at Hellgate, Newtowne, being also an applicant in 1673, for Patrey's Hook "lying between Col. Morris and the two brothers".5  He sold out at Hellgate to Thomas LAWRENCE, and obtained a grant of sixty acres at Turtle Bay in 1776.  This he sold to Joh PIETERSEN - date not given -  and perhaps went to Hackensack (as did his family after 1681 when he is last named in New York.".6
 	 
	On 12 Aug 1658 MATTHYSEN sued Cornelius JANZEN, a woodsawyer for the sum of fl 128.4 balance. Mr. JANZEN denied that he owed so much and accused Cornelius of being "a thief, saying he stole a crowbar from the General and sold it to little Abramje; moreover, advised him to steal his timber from the General and sell it; offering to prove it".  On 7 November, Cornelius obtained judgment
against Janzen.7
 	 
	In November of 1664, Cornelius started suit against Denye ISAACKSEN claiming that he bargained with him for timber for 55 guilders and he demanded half of this.  ISAACKSEN claimed that he bargained for this timber with Skipper Claas GANGELOFZEN VISSER and had spoken to him about it.  He further stated that MATTHYSEN had not delivered the wood in the right measure at the proper time.  The
court appointed two men to arbitrate the case.8
 	 
	On 12 June 1666 Cornelius was nominated by the inhabitants of New Harlem for the post of Overseer and was elected by the Court of New York to serve one year.  This Court had jurisdiction for cases up to fl 200.9
 	 
	On 22 Sept 1668 MATTHYSEN and two others, in a petition, requested to Court to appoint them and a fourth person to take the estate of Hage BRUYNSEN, of Sweden as the three petitioners were next of kin to the deceased.  The petition was granted.10  Barentje MATTHYSEN's sister Egbertie was married to one Hage BRUYNSEN.11

	Children of CORNELIS MATTHYSSEN and BARENTJE DIRCKS12:
+	2	i	HANNAH2 CORNELLISSON married (1) JOHANNES
CHRISTIANSEN VAN HORN. married (2) JOHN III WEBB.
 
	3	ii	MATTHYS2 MATTHYSEN, christened 18 Dec 1665 in New Amsterdam RC, NY, NY13, died 1743/44 in Hackensack, NJ.14 He
married on 13 Nov 1692 in Bergan, NJ, TRYNTJE HENDRICKS.15

 	4       iii     HENDRICK2 MATTHYSEN, christened 5 Dec 1669 in New Amsterdam RC, New York, NY.
 
	5	iv	CATHERINE2 MATTHYSEN 

	6	v	RACHEL2 MATTHYSEN, christened 23 Dec 1681 in New Amsterdam RC, NY, NY16.
 
	7	vi	SARAH2 MATTHYSEN,Twin to Rachel  christened 23 Dec 1681 in New Amsterdam RC, NY, NY17. She married on 27 Apr 1707 in Bergan, NJ, JACOB MATTHEWS18   

        8	vii	 MARIA2 MATTHYSEN married  SAMUEL HENDRICKSON. 

	9	viii	JACOMYNTJE2 MATTYSEN married  PETER VAN BLARCOM19

                           Generation 2

2. HANNAH2 CORNELLISSON (CORNELIS1), christened 10 Sep 1662 in Dutch Ref Church, New Amsterdam, New York, died 11 Sep 1719 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. She married (1) abt. 1683, JOHANNES CHRISTIANSEN VAN HORN, died bef. 1697. She married (2) on 5 Mar 1692/93 in Dutch Ref. Churc, Jersey City, NJ, JOHN III WEBB, born 8 Jan 1667 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA; died 27 Jan 1711/12 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, son of JOHN II WEBB and SUSANNA CUNLIFFE20. 
 

	Children of HANNAH CORNELLISSON and JOHANNES CHRISTIANSEN VAN
HORN21
+	10	i	CHRISTIAN3 VAN HORN, born abt. 1682. He married HANNAH JONES. 
+	11	ii	BARENT3 VAN HORN, born abt. 1685 in New Jersey. He married SARAH SMITH. 

	Children of HANNAH CORNELLISSON and JOHN III WEBB22 
+	12	i	CORNELIUS3 WEBB, born 23 Sep 1694 in Hackensack, New Jersey. He married MARY OSBORN.
 
+	13	ii	ANNA3 WEBB, born abt. 1695. She married JOHN HANCOCK.
 
	14	iii	EBENEZER3 WEBB, born 9 Feb 1700/01 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA; died bef. Aug 1747 in Northfield, Franklin Co., MA. He married abt. 1738, MIRIAM BURT, born 2 Sep 1713 in Hatfield, MA. 

	15	iv	SARAH3 WEBB, born 21 Mar 1702/03 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. She married  JOSEPH JENNINGS, born 27 Apr 1704 in No. Brookfield, Ma, son of JOSEPH JENNINGS and ? (---). 

                          Generation 3

10. CHRISTIAN3 VAN HORN (HANNAH2 CORNELLISSON, CORNELIS1), born abt.
1682; christened 16 Feb 1683 in Reform Church, NY, NY; died 10 Jun 1765 in 83rd Year in W. Springfield, MA; buried  in Old Cem., West Springfield, MA23 He married on 6 Dec 1705 in Springfield, MA, HANNAH JONES, born 16 Mar 1685/86; died 26 Jan 1756 AE 70 in W. Springfield, MA, daughter of EBENEZER JONES and MARCY (---)24 

	Children of CHRISTIAN VAN HORN and HANNAH JONES25

	16	i	HANNAH4 VAN HORN, born 15 Jul 1709 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	17	ii	SUBMIT4 VAN HORN, born 22 Dec 1711 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	18	iii	MARGARET4 VAN HORN, born 11 Feb 1712/13 in West Springfield,Ma. 
	19	iv	AARON4 VAN HORN, born 6 Feb 1715/16 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	20	v	SARAH4 VAN HORN, born 18 Sep 1718 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	21	vi	DERICK4 VAN HORN, born 22 Jun 1721 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	22	vii	AARON4 VAN HORN, born 17 Jan 1723/24 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	23	viii	JOHN4 VAN HORN, born 8 Jun 1728 in West Springfield, Ma. 

11. BARENT3 VAN HORN (HANNAH2 CORNELLISSON, CORNELIS1), born abt. 1685
in New Jersey; died 20 Feb 1755 in West Springfield, MA26. He married in Feb 1712/13 in Suffield, MA27, SARAH SMITH, born abt. 1695; died 30 Dec 1775 In 80th Year.28

	Children of BARENT VAN HORN and SARAH SMITH29
 
	24	i	AZARIAH4 VAN HORN, born 21 Jun 1714 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	25	ii	JOHN4 VAN HORN, born 20 Mar 1717 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	26	iii	SARAH4 VAN HORN, born 22 Feb 1719/20 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	27	iv	ELIZABETH4 VAN HORN, born 30 Jun 1722 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	28	v	MARY4 VAN HORN, born 22 Jan 1725/26 in West Springfield, Ma. 
	29	vi	ABRAHAM4 VAN HORN, born 2 Oct 1728 in West Springfield, Ma. 






End Notes

1. Dutch Reform Church of New  Amsterdam (NY City) {New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, Vol. 1 1639-1801,p.27 “Den 26 16601 Dicto Cornelis Matthyszen,Van Stockholm - Baretje Dircks J.D. Van Meppel married
2. James Riker, The Revised History of Harlem,{printed by author1904 p.229
3. Ibid
4. Ibid
5. Ibid
6. Ibid
7. Berthold Fernow, The Records of New Amsterdam 1653-1674 {reprint
Baltimore,MD, Genealogical Publishing Co.1976 Vol. II:418,422; Vol. 3:4,19; Vol.V:245
8. Ibid, Vol.5:152
9. Ibid, Vol. 6:15:21
10.Ibid, Vol. 6:147
11.See Note 2, 107
12.Ibid
13.New Amsterdam NY Ch. Record 1665 Den 18 Dict Cornilis Matthys son of Mattys & Barentje Dircks Wit:Jan Adamzen
14.See Note #2
15.Bergen Records -Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of
Bergen in New Jersey 1666-1788 {Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1976} p. 66 “Mathys CORNELISSE, Y.M. from New Harlem living at Hackensack,and Tryntje Hendricks, born and living at Bergan, were married Nov. 13,1692 by R. VAN GIESEN VOORLEZER, in presence of this court at Bergan (Dingman Versteeg & Thomas E. Vermilye jr,”
16.  New Amsterdam NY Church Record - 1681 den 23 dict Sara & Rachel of Cornelis Matthyszen/Marritie Dircx; Witnesses: Pieter Van de Water, Joost Van Oblimis, Marritie Joosten, Trynnie Jans
17.Ibid
18.See note 15 “27 Apr 1705  Jacob Mattheeus, Y.M. from Bergen, and Sara Cornelius, Y.D.from New Haerlem. Received certificate to Hackensack May 15
19.Records of P.Shurts, Tiffin, Ohio 1982
20.See Cornelius Webb of Springfield MkA,& his daughter Lkeah Webb Cook etc. by compiler
21.The American Genealogist #44, p.50/51& Thomas B. Warren, Springfield Families, typescript New England Historic & Genealogical Society p.699
22.See Note #20
23.West Springfield MA printed VR, 297
24.Thomas B. Warren, Springfield Families, 696
25.Ibid
26.Ibid
27.Ibid
28.Ibid
29.Ibid