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Paulus Van Der Beek
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Birth: 1620
Bremen, Germany
Death: 1680
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Paulus was originally a farmer from Bremen, went to Curacao, then to New Netherland, became a farmer on Long Island. Paulus was a surgeon for the Dutch West India Company (He had served in Curacao and on the company's ships). May 12, 1646, ground-brief for lot 14, a house with garden next to lot of William Bredenbent (his step-father-in-law). He lived at lot 36, Block C, on the Castello Plan map. He was a member (one of 19) of the Convention, in 1653, which petitioned Gov Stuyvesant for more rights for the colonists. [Volume II of History of New Hetherland by E.B. O'Callahan, published 1848.] Deed, Mar 22, 1653, to the Deaconry of New Amsterdam for the same. She and Paulus l in NYC until ca. 1655. In 1656, he resigned his position of company doctor. He was a farmer of the burgher's excise on wine and beer. He sold the same, but the brewers of New Amsterdam complained, in Jan 1657, that this was a violation of the order in the Netherlands. A Small Burgher - Apr 11, 1657. They later lived in the Bennet house, in Brooklyn. He was the first physician or surgeon in the small settlement (1660 - 31 families, 134 people) of Gowanus (Breuckelin), where he maintained a large and prosperous farm, and practiced his profession. Farmer of the Revenue, 1656-1661. 1660, he is shown as farmer of the slaughter (butcher), in NYC, in court records. Manhattan. 1661, Farming the excise on Long Island.
1662. Ferrymaster, Manhattan and Brooklyn in 1662. On Feb 3, 1662, he hired carpenters to build him a house at Gowanus. On Sep 27, 1662, Maria transferred from the NADRC to the church at Brooklyn. He bought plantation lot #17 at Gravesend, Oct 24, 1663. 1665, L. Brooklyn. 1675, taxpayer, Brooklyn. 1677, one of patentees of the Brooklyn patent. Aug 6, 1679, he sold one half of the farm in Gowanus, formerly of William Bradenbent, to Willem Huyken, for 3000 guilders. He resided on the farm late of Garret Bergen, in Gowanus.
There are several ways to spell his last name. I chose this way. It is hard to know which way to spell it to please everyone.
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  Maria Badie Verdon, Bennet, Van Der Beek (1610 - 1695)*
  Aeltje Poulusdr Van der beek Ammerman (1649 - 1724)*
*Calculated relationship
Flatbush Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Willora Glee Krapf
Record added: Sep 14, 2011
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Paulus Van Der Beek
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Paulus Van Der Beek
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Rest in Peace, your 10th Great Grand Daughter
- ladybug
 Added: Jul. 9, 2016
In memory of Paulus Van Der Beek, husband of my 10X Great Grandmother Maria Thomas Badie
- Pat Polito
 Added: Sep. 29, 2015

- Paula
 Added: Sep. 16, 2015
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