Orseltjen (Westbrook) Hoorbeck Pedigree
(Start at generation 1, below.)
Last Change: 28 November 2014
Origin of the surname “Westbrook:”
5 Johannes Westbrook
1. Biographical notes:
Born Albany, New York. Died . Resided at Kingston, New York at the time of marriage.
2. Wife: Magdelina “Lena” Deckker/Jans
Born Kingston, New York. Died . In Baptism records referred to several times as Magdelina Jans, but also as Lena Decker. Resided at Kingston when married to Johannes Westbrook on 12 May 1687 (marriage # 84 in Kingston church records).
Note: Could Jans be a feminine form of Jansen, and thus Jans daughter?
3. Children: (order uncertain; marriage refs are to Kingston church records)
a. Orseltjen Westbrook: See generation 4, below.
b. Heyetje Westbrook: Born Kingston, New York. Baptized 25 May 1690. Marriage to Enoch Vreeland (b. Gemoene, N.J.) registered 18 May 1718; dated 30 May (Marriage #388).
c. Antoni Westbrook: Born Kingston, New York. Baptized 17 April 1692. Marriage #313 to Aaltjen Van Etten (b. Horly) registered 11 April 1714.
d. Sara/Zara Westbrook: Baptized 10 June 1694. Resided at Menissing when married to widower, Jacob Van Kuykendall (Marriage #274) on 3 February 1712. Jacob also resided at Menissing.
e. Johannes Westbrook, Jr. #1: Baptized 19 July 1696.
f. Johannes Westbrook, Jr. #2: Born Kingston, New York. Baptized 9 January 1698. Marriage to Antjen Roosa (b. Horly) (Marriage #338) registered 11 December 1715 and dated 19 December.
g. Antjen “Ante” Westbrook: Born Kingston, New York. Baptized 28 July 1700. Resided at Raysester when she married Jacob Van Etten (b. Horley), which was registered 22 March 1719 and dated 22 April (Marriage #404). Jacob also resided under the jurisdiction of Raysester when married.
h. Cornelis Westbrook: Born Kingston, New York. Baptized 14 March 1703. Marriage to Annetjen Roosa (b. Horley) registered 22 March 1724 and dated 10 April (Marriage #524).
i. Dirck Westbrook: Born Kingston, New York. Born 15 December 1706. Resided at Kingston when he married Jannelsen Van Keuren, which was registered 21 April 1728 and dated 12 May (Marriage #646). Jannelsen also resided under the jurisdiction of Kingston when she married Dirck.
4 Orseltjen/Osseltje Westbrook:
Born Kingston, New York. Baptized 6 November 1687. According to Russell Van Noy, Orseltjen (Westbrook) Hoornbeck and Johannes Vernooy had the following son: Benjamin Van Noy (baptized 28 Jun 1724 and raised by his grandparents, Johannes and Magdelina (Decker/Jans) Westbrook), who is generation 4 of the Van Noy Annex. Of interest (because of the overlap of dates), Orseltjen Westbrook (of Raysester) had married Johannes Hoornbeck (b. Horley) (marriage #357) of Raysester in 1716 and, with him, had the following children:
1. Benjamin Hoornbeck: Baptized 1717.
2. Annaatjen Hoornbeck: Baptized 1718.
3. Dirk Hoornbeck: Baptized 1720.
4. Daniel Hoornbeck: Baptized 1726.
5. Jonathan Hoornbeck: Baptized 1730.
6. Abraham Hoornbeck: Apparently a twin. Baptized 1732.
7. Ysaak Hoornbeck: Apparently a twin. Baptized 1732.
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