Cornelis Corssen

Male - 1693


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  • Name  Cornelis Corssen 
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  23 Apr 1645  Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Witnesses: Dirck Corneliszen, Marritje Lievens, Tryntje Cleas.
    Will  09 Dec 1692  Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF CORNELIS CORSSEN

      Registered for Maritie Corssen Widow Relict & Executrix to Cornelis Corssen dec'd.

      In the name of God Amen: I Cornelis Corssen of Staten Island within the county of Richmond in the province of New Yorke in America being sick in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory praise be therefore Given to Almighty God doe make and ordaine this my Present Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first and princippally I commend my Soule into the Hands of Almighty God hoping through the merrits Death and Passion of Jesus Christ my Savior to have full and free pardon and foregiveness of all my sins and to inheritt Everlasting life and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buryed at the discretion of Executrix hereafter and Touching the disposition of all such Temporall Estate as itt hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as followeth

      First I will that my debts and funerall charges shall be paid and Discharged

      Item all the Rest residue of my Reall and personall Estate watsoever Lands and Tenements goods and chattels I doe give and bequeath unto my Loving and Deare wife Maritie Corssen for and during her naturall Live and after her decease the same Lands, Tenements Goods and chattels shall be Equally Divided between all my children Each child to have an equall portion or share but if my said wife Maritie Corssen shall happen to marry then my will and meaning is that the one halfe of all my Estate both Goods and Chattels Lands and Tenements at the time of such her marriage shall be equally Divided between my children sufficient security being given by said wife That the youngest childrens parte and portion of the same or soo many of my children as att the time of her marriage are not of the age of twenty-one years that the same shall be payd faithfully to each of them when they shall attain or come to the age of Twenty-one years as aforesaid Dureing which age of twenty-one yeares my will & meaning is that such young childes portion or parts shall be and Remaine in the hands of my said wife, Maritie Corssen for such young childe or childrens Education she giving security for due payment of the same as afosd. and if any of my children shall to dye before they come or attain to the age of twenty-one years that then such childe or childrens part shall be equally divided amonst such of my children as shall happen to survive and I doe hereby make my Loving and deare wife Maritie Corssen before mentioned full sole Executrixe of this my last Will & Testament hereby revoking and making void all former Wills & Testament by me heretofore made.

      In Wittness whereof I the said Cornelis Corssen to this my last Will & Testament have sett my hand & seale the nineth day of December in the yeare of our Lord Christe 1692.

      CORN. CORSSEN (SEALE)

      Sealed and subscribed by the said Cornelis Corssen in presence of

      Cornelis ( X) Nephews
      Peter ( X) Staes
      Tho. Carhartt

      STATE OF NEW YORK, CITY AND COUNTY OF NEW YORK,ss
      I, James F. McLaughlin, Clerk of the Surrogate's Court of said City and County, do hereby certify that I have compared the foregoing copy of the last Will and Testament of Cornelis Corssen, deceased, with the original record thereof now remaining in this office, and have found the same to be a correct transcript therefrom and the whole of such record.

      IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of the Surrogate's Court of the City and County of New York, this 15th day of February, in the year of our Lord on thousand eight hundred and ninety-two.
      (Seal) James F. McLaughlin,
      Clerk of the Surrogate's Court
    Died  1693  Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate  07 Dec 1693  [4
    Person ID  I38265  Bryant
    Last Modified  12 Oct 2006 

    Father  Cors Pietersen,   b. 19 Oct 1612, Langeraar, Nieuwkoop, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1655, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Tryntje Hendrickse,   b. Abt 1612, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693, New York City, New York Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1638  New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2784  Group Sheet

    Family  Marytje Jacobse VanDerGrift,   d. Sep 1698, Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Mar 1666  Dutch Reformed Church, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • "March 11, 1666, Cornelis Cortenszen, j.m. (young man not before married) van N. Breuckelen en Marrytje Jacobs van der Grift, j.d. (young maid not before married) van N. Yorke."
    Children 
     1. Jacob Corssen,   b. 1675, Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Christian Corssen,   b. 1676, Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Cornelia Corssen,   b. Bef 13 Aug 1681, Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Benjamin Corssen,   b. 1686, Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1740, Northampton Twp, Bucks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Daniel Corssen,   b. 1688, Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2779  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 23 Apr 1645 - Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1666 - Dutch Reformed Church, New York City, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 09 Dec 1692 - Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1693 - Staten Island, Richmond Co, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S225] NGS, Quarterly, 41:10.

    2. [S328] Corson Families in America, Corson, Orville, (Author, Middletown, Ohio, 1939), 2:36.

    3. [S330] History of Bucks County, PA, Davis, William W. H., A.M., (The Lewis Publishing Company, New York-Chicago, 1905), pp. 31-33.

    4. [S270] Jordan, Gen. Northern Penn., Jordan, John W., (Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1913), p.439.

    5. [S328] Corson Families in America, Corson, Orville, (Author, Middletown, Ohio, 1939), 2:44.

    6. [S270] Jordan, Gen. Northern Penn., Jordan, John W., (Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1913), p.1379.

    7. [S328] Corson Families in America, Corson, Orville, (Author, Middletown, Ohio, 1939), 2:42.


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