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Ten Eyck Documents


Coenradt Ten Eyck came from the town of Moers, in Germany. He arrived in New Netherland sometime in the 1650's, and became quite prosperous. A copy of his marrigae record is shown below, with a translation for those who do not read archaic German! It comes from a wonderful book entitled New Netherland Roots by Gwenn F. Epperson. If anyone knows where I can get in touch with her, please let me know!


From the marriage records of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"12 May 1645, Coenradt ten Eyck from Meurs [Moers, Germany], shoemakers
helper, residing 11 years at the N.Z. Voorburgwal, age 27 years, parents are
dead; and Maria Boel from Keulen [Cologne, Germany] age 23 years, residing
at the Conixgracht, parents are dead, assisted by her sister, Janneti Boel.
[signed] Konradt ten Eyck    Maria Boel
These persons were married at Amsterveen [Amstelveen] 4 June 1645 by Symen
Wilmerdonex, pastor there."


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