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Enoch Michielsen aka Vreeland  c1647-1718

AKA:   [n16]
Born when:   c1647 [5]
Baptized when:   20 January, 1647 [5]
Father:   Michiel Janszen
Spouse 1:  Dirckje Meyer
Spouse 3:  Aafje Van Hoorn
1st married when:   3 June, 1670 [6]
2nd married when:   16 September, 1691 [6]
3rd married when:   13 January, 1705 [6]
Died when: 1718 [n15]
Buried when:
Line of Descent:  Enoch   <   Michiel   <   Jan
Born where:   New York City
Baptized Where:   Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
Mother   Fitje Hartmans
Spouse 2:  Grietje Wessels

1st married where:
2nd married where:   Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
3rd married where:   Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
Died where: Bergen Village, now Jersey City, New Jersey
Buried where:   Reformed Dutch Cemetery, Bergen Village
Cause of death:  
Religious affiliations:   Dutch Reformed [n0]
Physical description:  
Education:  
Occupations:  
Names of business/partners:  
Trade, fraternal, other associations:   ensign Bergen Co. Militia, General Assembly from 1675 to 1688, 1707 to 1709; Associate Judge of Bergen in 1673-1674, 1681-1683; assistant Judge of the Common Pleas in 1705; Commissioner of Highways in 1705
Children:  Elsje,  Catharina,  Michiel,  Johannes,  Abraham,  Fytie,  Isaac,  Enoch,  Jacob,  unknown,  Helena,  George,  Elias,  Benjamin
Known residences:   Stoney Point, on the bluff overlooking the Hudson bay, near the foot of Myrtle Avenue, Jersey City; Minkachquee [n17]
Known freinds & relations:  



Dirckje Meyer   c1649-

AKA: Dirckie, Frederica, Dirckje Jans, Mayer, Meyers
Born when:   c1649 
Baptized when:
Father:   Jan Dirckszen Meyer
Spouse 1:  Enoch Michielsen Vreeland
1st married when: 3 June, 1670 [6]
Died when: October, 1688  [12] [n13]
Buried when: 5 October, 1688 [12]  [n13]
Line of Descent:  Dirckje   <   Jan Dirckszen   <   Dirck
Born where: Amsterdam, Holland [6]
Baptized Where:
Mother:   Tryntje Andries Grevenraet
Spouse 2:  
1st married where: Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
Died where:   Bergen Village, now Jersey City, NJ
Buried where:   Reformed Dutch Cemetery, Bergen Village
Cause of death:  
Religious affiliations:   Dutch Reformed [n0]
Physical description:  
Education:  
Occupations:  
Names of business/partners:  
Trade, fraternal, other associations:  
Children:   Elsje,  Catharina,  Michiel,  Johannes,  Abraham,  Fytie,  Isaac,  Enoch
Known residences:   New York City; Bergen Village now Jersey City



Grietje Wessels   c1644-1697

AKA:  Gertrude, Grietje Wessels Elbertszen
Born when:   c1644 [5]
Baptized when:   28 March, 1644 [5]
Father:   Wessel Evertszen
Spouse 1:    Elbert Aertszen
Spouse 3:    Enoch Michielsen Vreeland
1st married when:   15 August, 1666 [6]
2nd married when:   28 April, 1672 [6]
3rd married when:   16 September, 1691 [6]
Died when:  November, 1697 [12]
Buried when:  20 November, 1697 [12]
Line of Descent: Grietje   <   Wessel Evertszen   <   Evert
Born where:
Baptized Where:
Mother:   Giertie Bowkens
Spouse 2:   Jan Janszen Langedyck
   
1st married where:   Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
2nd married where:   Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
3rd married where:   Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
Died where:   Bergen Village, NJ
Buried where:   Dutch Reformed Cemetery, Bergen Village, NJ
Cause of death:  
Religious affiliations:   Dutch Reformed [n0]
Physical description:  
Education:  
Occupations:  
Names of business/partners:  
Trade, fraternal, other associations:  
Children:  
Known residences:   New York City; New Jersey, Bergen Village, now Jersey City



Aafje Van Hoorn   c1680-

AKA: Effie, Van Horn, Van Horne
Born when:   c1680 [5]
Baptized when:   16 March, 1680 [5]
Father:   Joris Jansen Van Hoorn [29]  [n14]
Spouse 1:  Enoch Michielsen Vreeland
1st married when: 30 January, 1705 [6]
Died when: 29 July, 1746
Buried when:
Line of Descent:   Aafje   <   Joris   <   Jan
Born where:  New York City
Baptized Where:  Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
Mother:   Marie Rutgers [29]  [n14]
Spouse 2:  
1st married where: Dutch Reformed Church, New York City
Died where:   New York City
Buried where:  
Cause of death:  
Religious affiliations:   Dutch Reformed [n0]
Physical description:  
Education:  
Occupations:  
Names of business/partners:  
Trade, fraternal, other associations:  
Children:   Jacob,  unknown,  Helena,  George,  Elias,  Benjamin
Known residences:   New York City; New Jersey, Bergen Village, now Jersey City


Timeline of Enoch Michielsen Vreeland & Dircksje Meyer

c1647

Enoch Michielsen, later known as Vreeland, was born at New York City to Fytie Hartman Wessels and "Michiel Janszen Van de Berg." [5]

1647, January 20

Enoch, the son of "Michiel Janszen Van de Berg" was baptized at the Dutch Reformed Church in New York City—the sponsors were Jacob Stoffleszen, Adriaen Dirckszen and Brechtie Maryns. [5]

c1650

Dirckje Jans, later given as Meyers, was born in Amsterdam, Holland, [6] the daughter of Jans Dirckszen (AKA Meyers).

1670, June 3

At a Dutch Reformed Church in New York City, "Enoch Michielszen", a young man born in New York, married Dirckje Meyers, a young woman from Amsterdam. [6]

c1671 Elsje Vreeland was born near New York City to Dirckje Mayer and Enoch Michielszen. [5]

1671, November 12


At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Elsje Vreeland, the daughter of Enoch Michielszen and "Dirckje Jans" (Mayer); the sponsors were the maternal grandfather, Jans Dirckszen Mayer, and the paternal grandmother, Fytie Hertmans. [5]

1672, May 29

Enoch Michielszen became a member of the Dutch Reformed Church of Bergen Village and his name was added in the official registry. [12]

c1673 Catharina Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dirckje Meyer and Enoch Michielszen. [5]

1673, May 15

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Catharina, the daughter of Enoch Michielszen and "Dirckje Meyers"; the sponsors were Pieter Reymerszen, Tryntie (Catharina) Meyers. [5]

1673-1674 Enoch Michielse was an Associate Judge for the Court of Bergen. [00]

1674-1675 Michiel Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dirckje Meyer and Enoch Michielszen. [5]

1675, January 27

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Michiel, the son of Enoch Michielszen and "Dirckje Meyerts"; the sponsors were Jacob Maurits and Elisabeth Grevenraet. [5]

1675 to 1688 During these years Enoch Michielse was a member of the General Assembly. [00]

c1677 John Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dircksje Meyer and Enoch Michielsz Vreelant. [5]

1677, April 7

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Johannes, the son of Enoch Michielsz Vreelant and Dirckje Meyers; the sponsors were Johannes Meyers and Peryntie Michiels. [5]

c1678 Abraham Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dircksje Meyer and Enoch Michielsz Vreelant. [5]

1678, June 22

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Abraham, the son of "Enoch Michielsz Vreelant" and "Dirckje Meyerts"; the sponsors were Andries Meyert and Baertie Kip. [5]

1679, February 13

Enoch Michielsen purchased from Dirck Jansen Dey a plantation at Mingackqua, near Communipaw. [44]  [n24]

1679, August 29

Enoch Michielsen and Claes Arentse Toers were a witnesses to the signing of the will of Jannetje Jans and Christian Barentsen of Minckachque. [17]  [5]

c1680 Fytie Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dircksje Meyer and Enoch Michielsz Vreelant. [5]

1680, February 28

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Fytie, the daughter of "Enoch Michielszen" and "Dirckje Meyers"; the sponsors were Hendrick Wesselszen ten Broeck and Margareta de Riemer. [5]

1681, April 2


Enoch Michielszen was a sponsor at the baptism of "Lysbeth", the daughter of Gerrit Hendrickszen and Aefje Lievens which took place at a Dutch Church in New York City; the other sponsor was Marritie Cornelis. [5]

1681, May 14


Enoch Michielszen was a sponsor at the baptism of "Johannes", the son of Andries Meyer and Vrouwtie Cornelis which took place at a Dutch Church in New York City; the other sponsor was Pietertie Van Vorst. [5]

1681, July 4 Enoch Michielse was commissioned an ensign in the a Bergen Militia. [00]

1682, August 1

Fytie Vreeland(?), the daughter of "Enoch Magielsz Vreeland" and Dirckje Meyer was buried at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen, New Jersey. [12]

c1682 Isaac Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dircksje Meyer and Enoch Michielsz Vreelant. [5]

1683, January 4

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Isaac, the son of "Enoch Michielszen" and "Dirckje Meyers"; the sponsors were Hertman Michielszen and Lysbeth Meyers. [5]

1685, October 28


Enoch Michieszen was a sponsor at the baptism of Aechtie, the daughter of his brother Hartman Michielszen and Marritje Dircx which took place at a Dutch Church in New York City; the other sponsor was Metje Dircx. [5]

1687, April 11


"Enoch Michielsen Vreelant" was a sponsor at the baptism of Tomas, the son of Lourus Arentse Toers and Franseyntje Thomas; the ceremony was performed at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen. [26]

c1687 Enoch Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Dircksje Meyer and Enoch M. Vreeland. [00]

1687, August 4

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Enoch, the son of "Enoch Michielszen" and "Dirckje Meyers"; the sponsors were Hendrick Jilliszen, Margareta de Riemer. [5]

1688, October

 Dirckje Meyer, the wife of Enoch Vreelant died at the Village of Bergen, now Jersey City, New Jersey. [12]  [n13]

1688, October 5

 Dirckje Meyer, the wife of "Enoch Machiels Vreelant", was buried at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen, New Jersey. [12]  [n13]

1690, April 22


"Enoch Michielse Vreeland" was a sponsor at the baptism of his grandson "Eduart", the son of Eduart Erle and Elsje Vreelant; the ceremony was performed at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen. [26]

1691, September 16


At a Dutch Reformed Church in New York City, "Enoch Michielszen Vreelant" of "Minkachqwee" married Grietie Wessels, the widow of Jan Janszen Langedyck, "d'Eerste wonende em Pemrepogk, en twede". [6]

1692, October 5


"Enoch Michielszen Vrelant" and his wife, Grietje Wessels, were sponsors at the baptism of Dirckie, the daighter of his sister Catharina Vrelant and her husband Aert Elbertszen; the ceremony was performed at a Dutch Church in New York City. [5]

1694, October 24


Enoch Michieszen and his wife, Grietje Wessels, were sponsors at the baptism of Michiel, the son of his brother Cornelis Michielsz and Metje Dircx; the ceremony was performed a Dutch Church in New York City. [5]

1695, July 24


Enoch Michieszen and his wife, Grietje Wessels, were sponsors at the baptism of Enoch, the son of his sister Catharina Vrelant and her husband Aert Elbertszen; the ceremony was performed a Dutch Church in New York City. [5]

1695, December 2

"Enoch Macheilsa" and Captain Gerrebrant Claese were elected to represent Bergen in the General Assembly. [7]

1696, April 29



"Enoch Macheelson" of Bergen County purchased 15 morgan of upland and 15 morgen of meadow, at Nyacksick, Southwest sided by Lawrence Andrisse, Northeast sided by his brother Cornelis Macheelsie Vreeland, Northwest sided by the Bergen Village Commons and Southeast sided by the Hundson River and a creek; the property was sold to Enoch by Jan Dirksen Straetmaker and Dirk Jansen Stratemaker. [7]

1696, October 5


"Enoch Vreelant" and his wife Grietje Wessels were sponsors at the baptism of Pieterje, the son of Claes Arentsen Toers and Jacomeyntje van Neste; the ceremony was performed at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen. [26]

1697, November 20

 Grietje Wessels, the 2nd wife of Enoch Michielse Vreelant, was buried at the Dutch Reformed Cemetery in the Village of Bergen, New Jersey. [12]

1700, April 2


"Enoch Vreelant" was a sponsors at the baptism of Enoch, the son of his son Abraham Vrelant and Mergrietje van Winckel; the ceremony was performed at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen. [26]

1701, April 1

Enoch Machelsen is mentioned in a deed as owning bordering property lying in Bergen and then being sold by Michael Van Bechteen to Rutgert van Horne. [24]

1705

During this year Enoch Michielse was a Commissioner of Highways and an assistant Judge of the Common Pleas. [00]

1705, January 30

At a Dutch Reformed Church in New York City, "Enoch Michielszen Vreelant" married Aafje Van Hoorn; both were livng at "Minbachquee". [6]

c1705 Jacob Vreeland was born at the Village of Bergen to Aefje Van Hoorn and Enoch Michielsen. [5]

1705, March 28

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Jacob, the son of Enoch Michielse and "Aefje Van Hoorn"; the sponsors were Jan Jorisse Van Hoorn and his mother Maria Van Hoorn. [5]

1705, December 2

"Enoch Vrelant" and his wife, Aefje Van Hoorn, were sponsors at the baptism of Joris, the son of Willem Bogert and Hillegont Joris Van Hoorn; the ceremony was performed a Dutch Church in New York City. [5]

1706, July 3

"Enoch Vrelant" and Magdalena Van Horn were sponsors at the baptism of Maria, the daughter of Davidt Cosaar and Styntje Joris (Van Hoorn?); the ceremony was performed a Dutch Church in New York City. [5]

1707 to 1709 During these years Enoch Michielse was a member of the General Assembly. [00]

1708, May 1

"Justice Enoch Vreeland" attended the marriage of his brother's daughter, Aagje Hartmans Vreeland, and Cornelis Hendricksen Blinkerhoff, which took place at the Dutch Reformed Church at Bergen Village. [12]

1708, November 16

A child of "Enog Machielsen Vreland" and Aagtje Van Hoornwas buried at the Dutch Reformed Church in the Village of Bergen, New Jersey. [12]

1710, March 23

Enoch Machelsen is mentioned in a deed as owning bordering property lying in Bergen and then being sold by Michael Loverance & Catriantia Van Gallen to Rutgert van Horne. [24]

1710, September 25 Joris Vreeland was born at the village of Bergen to Aafje Van Hoorn and Enoch Machielsen Vreeland. [26]

1710, October 4


"Enoch Michielse" was a sponsor at the baptism of his grandson Enoch, the son of Enoch Vrelant and Marytje Van Horn; the ceremony was performed a Dutch Church in New York City and the second sponsor was Vroutje Santvoort. [5]

1710, October 9

At the Dutch Church in the village of Bergen was baptized Joris Vreeland, the son of "Enoch Machielsen Vreeland" and "Aafje van Hoorn"; the sponsors were Cornelius Blinkerhof and his wife. [26]

1712, November 5


"Aefje Vrelant" (nee Van Hoorn) was a sponsors at the baptism of Susanna, the daughter of Willem Bogert and Hillegont Joris [Van Hoorn]; the ceremony was performed a Dutch Church in New York City and the second sponsor was Joost Lynsen. [5]

c1712 Helena Vrelant was born at New York City to Aefje Van Hoorn and Enoch Michielsen Vrelant. [5]

1713, January 14

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Helena, the son of "Enoch Michielse Vrelant" and "Aefje Van Hoorn"; the sponsors were Pieter Myer and Styntje Cosaar. [5]

1715 Enoch Michielse composed his last will and testament. [d1]

c1715 Elias Vrelant was born at New York City to Aefje Van Hoorn and Enoch Michielsen Vrelant. [5]

1715, March 4

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Elias, the son of "Enoch Vrelant Sr." and "Aefje Van Hoorn"; the sponsors were David Cosaar, Elizabeth Kierstede. [5]

c1717 Benjamin Vrelant was born at New York City to Aefje Van Hoorn and Enoch Michielsen Vrelant. [5]

1717, December 11

At a Dutch Church in New York City was baptized Benjamin, the son of "Enoch Vrelant Sr." and "Aefje Joris Van Hoorn"; the sponsors were Frans Garbrantse and Elizabeth Garbrants. [5]

1718, March 12

Enoch Mackelson witnessed and signed a deed for property being sold by Andreas van Boskerk, yeoman, of Bergen County to Nickole Anderson of New York City. [24]

1718 Between March and November of this year, Enoch Michielse died, probably at his home on Stoney Point, on the bluff overlooking the Hudson bay, in which is now Jersey City near the foot of Myrtle Avenue.. [n15]

1718, November 13

May Bickley appeared before John Barclay and swore that he was present when Enoch Michielse signed his last will and testament. [D1]

1728, April 24



Ruth van Horne, of Gemoneya, Bergen Co., New Jersey to Aefie Vreeland, of same, L325.4, 320 acres….two trackts, patented by Thomas Rudyard, deceased….line of Joseph Read, heirs of David CoSaart and Johannis Sebring, signed Ruth van Horne. Wit: John (x) Paulisen, John van Horne. Wit: John (x) Paulisen, John van Horne and William Provoost. [24]

1731, June 12



Aghtie Vreeland, widow of Enoch Vreeland, of Bergen Co., New Jersey granted to her children Jacob Vreeland and George Vreeland, both of same, love and affection, property bounded by the Hudson River; the document was signed Echtie (x) Vreeland and witnessed by John Cavelier, Michael (x) Vreeland, and William Provoost. [24]

1731, August 16



Aghtie Vreeland, widow of Enoch Vreeland, of Bergen Co., New Jersey granted to her children Elias Vreeland and Benjamin Vreeland, both of same, love and affection, property sold to said Vreeland by Rut van Horne; the document was signed Echtie (x) Vreeland and witnessed by John Cavelier, Michael (x) Vreeland, Adolph Brass and William Provoost. [24]

1746, July 29 Aghtie Vreeland, widow of Enoch Vreeland, died at New York City. [00]