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Descendants of Laurens Andriessen Van Buskirk


      180. Col. Abraham4 Van Buskirk (Jacobus3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born 1735 in Bergen Co., NJ, and died June 06, 1799 in Shelbourne, Nova Scotia, Canada. He married (1) Sophia Van Dam November 22, 1760 in Hackensack, Bergen Co., NJ. She was born 1740 in Bergen Co., NJ, and died Bef. 1770. He married (2) Jane Dey April 05, 1770 in Albany, NY. She was born March 16, 1749/50 in Preakness, NJ, and died February 26, 1789 in Shelbourne, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Notes for Col. Abraham Van Buskirk:
Abraham Van Buskirk was a physician, surgeon and apothecary at Hackensack, NJ and owned a farm at Paramus, NJ. On November 16, 1776 he was commissioned Lt. Colonel of 3rd Battallion of NJ Volunteers and later was a Colonel commanding the 4th Battallion of NJ Volunteers. He was active in the Revolutionary War until September 15, 1783 when he and his battallion were evacuated to Nova Scotia from New York. There are many reports of his activities in NJ and NY records. None of them are complimentary. He was blamed for burning the Elizabethtown, NJ church in 1780.
George Washington wrote a letter to Congress on May 16, 1777 in which he reports an attack by Col. V. Buskirk and 300 Tory levies from Bergen on the morning of the 13th. There are other letters to and from George Washington referring to Abraham Van Buskirk prior to that.
Abraham Van Buskirk and his family settled in Nova Scotia where he became the first mayor of Shelbourne.
     
Children of Abraham Van Buskirk and Sophia Van Dam are:
+ 400 i.   Jacobus5 Van Buskirk, born 1762 in Bergen Co., NJ; died November 27, 1834 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
+ 401 ii.   Sophia Van Buskirk, born 1763 in NJ; died Unknown.
     
Children of Abraham Van Buskirk and Jane Dey are:
+ 402 i.   Maria5 Van Buskirk, born 1771; died December 08, 1796.
  403 ii.   Mary Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown.
  404 iii.   Anne Van Buskirk, born 1773; died Unknown. She married James McMasters October 09, 1794; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  405 iv.   John Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown. He married Mary Phillips; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  406 v.   Elizabeth Van Buskirk, born Bef. December 26, 1777.
+ 407 vi.   Cornelius Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown.


      187. John4 Van Buskirk (Andries3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born March 30, 1742, and died December 21, 1815. He married Sarah Ackerman. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.
     
Children of John Van Buskirk and Sarah Ackerman are:
  408 i.   Andries5 Van Buskirk, born September 17, 1775; died Unknown.
  409 ii.   Johannes Van Buskirk, born December 19, 1777; died Unknown.
  410 iii.   Andrus Van Buskirk, born May 06, 1779; died Unknown.
  411 iv.   Hannah Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown.
  412 v.   Jemima Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown.
+ 413 vi.   John J. Van Buskirk, born August 12, 1787; died June 24, 1873.
  414 vii.   Annatje Van Buskirk, born December 12, 1789; died Unknown.


      190. Abraham4 Van Buskirk (Andries3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born October 09, 1747, and died Unknown. He married Femnitje Van der Beck. She was born August 06, 1749, and died Unknown.
     
Children of Abraham Van Buskirk and Femnitje Van der Beck are:
  415 i.   Paulus5 Van Buskirk, born March 19, 1774; died Unknown.
  416 ii.   David Van Buskirk, born November 07, 1775; died Unknown.
+ 417 iii.   Annetta Van Buskirk, born November 27, 1774; died February 27, 1854.


      191. Jacobus4 Van Buskirk (Andries3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born June 30, 1749 in Albany Co., NY, and died 1857. He married (1) Gertrude Schram Abt. 1769. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown. He married (2) Susannah Townsend Bef. 1785. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Jacobus Van Buskirk:
Jacob Van Buskirk was a Loyalist at the time of the Revolutionary War and was put in prison for failing to take an oath of allegiance.
In 1776 he moved from Albany NY to Canada where he served in Butler's Ranger's until the end of the war.
     
Children of Jacobus Van Buskirk and Gertrude Schram are:
  418 i.   Catherine5 Van Buskirk, born 1770; died 1845. She married Gerrit G. Van Hoesen; born 1769; died 1859.
  419 ii.   Jacob Van Buskirk, born December 25, 1774 in Albany Co., NY; died 1825. He married Annetje Van Hoesen; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  420 iii.   Mary Van Buskirk, born 1778; died Unknown. She married John C. Spoor; born Unknown; died Unknown.
     
Children of Jacobus Van Buskirk and Susannah Townsend are:
  421 i.   Mary5 Van Buskirk, born Abt. 1785 in Louisburg, Nova Scotia, Canada; died Unknown. She married Lawrence Van Buskirk; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  422 ii.   John Van Buskirk, born Abt. 1787 in Louisburg, Nova Scotia, Canada; died Unknown.
  423 iii.   Susannah Van Buskirk, born Abt. 1788 in Louisburg, Nova Scotia, Canada; died November 21, 1858.
+ 424 iv.   James Van Buskirk, born July 15, 1789 in Louisburg, Nova Scotia, Canada; died September 27, 1858 in Freetown, Prince Edward Is., Canada.
  425 v.   Abraham Van Buskirk, born August 15, 1795; died Unknown. He married Martha Nesbett October 02, 1830; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  426 vi.   Ann Van Buskirk, born July 12, 1797; died July 1865. She married John Laird; born 1795; died November 1870.
  427 vii.   Jemima Van Buskirk, born 1801; died Unknown.
  428 viii.   Constantia Van Buskirk, born July 04, 1804 in New Glasgow, Prince Edward Is., Canada; died Abt. 1854. She married William Nisbet; born January 02, 1806 in Scotland; died 1880.
  429 ix.   Eliza Van Buskirk, born October 28, 1806 in New Glasgow, Prince Edward Is., Canada; died February 05, 1883. She married Samuel Sellick January 19, 1828; born 1799 in Somerset, England; died March 07, 1866.


      197. Hannes4 Van Buskirk (Isaac3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born February 10, 1743/44, and died Unknown in Allegany Co., MD. He married Elizabeth Bartholomew. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Hannes Van Buskirk:
The estate of John Van Buskirk was settled at Allegany Co., MD in 1816. The record shows that his children, Thomas Van Buskirk and Elsey Jordan, were then living in Pickaway Co., OH.
     
Children of Hannes Van Buskirk and Elizabeth Bartholomew are:
+ 430 i.   John5 Van Buskirk, born October 05, 1776 in Logan Co., VA; died Unknown.
+ 431 ii.   Samuel Van Buskirk, born Abt. 1780; died Unknown.
+ 432 iii.   Mary Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died 1856.
+ 433 iv.   Thomas Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown in McLean Co., IL.
  434 v.   Elsey Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown. She married James Jordan January 23, 1801 in Allegany Co., MD; born Unknown; died Unknown.


      205. Lawrence4 Van Buskirk (Johannes3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born Unknown, and died 1802 in Brooke Co., VA (WV). He married Rebecca Cammel Unknown. She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Lawrence Van Buskirk:
Lawrence Van Buskirk and his wife Rebeccah lived along Buffalo Creek, near the Ohio River in the VA panhandle from the spring of 1780 until his death in 1801. Prior to that time it is believed that they lived in the area of Frederick Co., VA where their names are listed in the court records of the 1760's.
He is listed as serving in Capt. Joseph Ogle's Company during the Revolution, having entered service June 3, 1777. He is later referred to as a captain in command of Fort Decker near Mingo in 1782. He was still referred to as Captain Buskirk in a military capacity as late as January 1793. His son Lieutenant Lawrence Van Buskirk was killed in an ambush by indians during a battle where the indians were being pursued after killing Lt. Van Buskirk's wife.
The murder of Rebeccah Van Buskirk occured in 1791.
In a letter to Lyman Draper he was referred to as " A Captain of the Spies - living six miles down the river from the mouth of Big Buffalo Creek, Brooke Co., VA".
     
Children of Lawrence Van Buskirk and Rebecca Cammel are:
+ 435 i.   John5 Van Buskirk, born 1757 in NJ; died December 31, 1840 in Newark, Licking Co., OH.
+ 436 ii.   Lewis Taylor Van Buskirk, born 1760 in NJ; died September 09, 1838 in Adams Co., IL.
  437 iii.   George Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died Unknown. He married Mary Crepp December 24, 1826; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  438 iv.   Lawrence Van Buskirk, born Unknown in NJ; died May 23, 1791 in Brooke Co., VA (WV).
+ 439 v.   Mary Van Buskirk, born Unknown; died 1831 in Brooke Co., VA.


      209. Abraham4 Van Buskirk (Johannes3, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born 1752 in NJ, and died July 02, 1819 in Loudon Co., VA. He married Ann Cochran Unknown. She was born July 1749 in Dalry Parish, Scotland, and died December 16, 1839 in Loudon Co., VA.
     
Children of Abraham Van Buskirk and Ann Cochran are:
+ 440 i.   Jane5 Van Buskirk, born October 08, 1774 in Loudon Co., VA; died March 06, 1843.
  441 ii.   Elizabeth Van Buskirk, born January 11, 1780 in Frederick Co., VA; died May 28, 1857. She married (1) John Van Buskirk March 10, 1795; born Unknown; died Unknown in Frederick Co., VA. She married (2) Thomas Jenkins October 29, 1803; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  442 iii.   John Van Buskirk, born October 22, 1781 in Frederick Co., VA; died June 16, 1820. He married Catherine Taylor June 06, 1800; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  443 iv.   Anna Van Buskirk, born October 21, 1783 in Frederick Co., VA; died April 28, 1862. She married John Chamblin April 15, 1802.
  444 v.   Margaret Van Buskirk, born September 06, 1787 in Frederick Co., VA; died November 27, 1859. She married John Beavers September 25, 1808; born Unknown; died Unknown.
  445 vi.   Sarah Van Buskirk, born August 12, 1791 in Loudon Co., VA; died May 18, 1818. She married Jacob Waltman April 13, 1812; born Unknown; died Unknown.


      210. John4 Buskirk (Michael3 Van Buskirk, Thomas2, Laurens Andriessen1) was born September 26, 1757 in Frederick Co., MD, and died December 18, 1840 in Greene Co., IN. He married Mary Littell 1780 in Fayette Co., PA. She was born March 12, 1762 in PA, and died October 24, 1822 in Greene Co., IN.
     
Children of John Buskirk and Mary Littell are:
+ 446 i.   George Abram5 Buskirk, born Abt. 1783 in PA; died October 1853 in Bloomington, Monroe Co., IN.
  447 ii.   John Little Buskirk, born Unknown; died Bef. 1850 in Crawford Co., IL. He married Elizabeth Young December 15, 1818 in Nelson Co., KY; born May 01, 1794 in KY; died October 22, 1851.
  Notes for John Little Buskirk:
Served with 3 Regiment, Mounted, Kentucky Volunteers during the War of 1812.

  448 iii.   Josiah Buskirk, born April 17, 1784 in Shelby Co., KY; died February 18, 1852 in Greene Co., IN. He married Elizabeth Scott June 17, 1824 in Owen Co., IN; born Unknown; died August 29, 1826 in Greene Co., IN.
  Notes for Josiah Buskirk:
Served with 3 Regiment, Mounted, Kentucky Volunteers during the Was of 1812.

  449 iv.   Esther Buskirk, born September 03, 1787; died November 09, 1865 in Pike Co., IN. She married John Martin June 05, 1811 in Shelby Co., KY; born August 05, 1788 in KY; died June 08, 1855 in Pike Co., IN.
  450 v.   Mary Buskirk, born Abt. 1790; died Unknown. She married Elliott Veech February 27, 1816 in Nelson Co., KY; born Unknown; died September 03, 1828.
  451 vi.   Elizabeth Buskirk, born 1793 in Shelby Co., KY; died April 01, 1859. She married Isaac Anderson February 05, 1822 in Shelby Co., KY; born May 17, 1793 in Madison Co., KY; died April 12, 1859 in Fairport, Muscatine Co., IA.
+ 452 vii.   Isaac Curd Buskirk, born Abt. 1794 in Shelby Co., KY; died Abt. 1849 in Shelby Co., KY.
+ 453 viii.   Hannah Buskirk, born April 16, 1796 in Shelby Co., KY; died February 01, 1886 in Taylorsville, Spencer Co., KY.
  454 ix.   Narcissa Buskirk, born Abt. 1800 in Shelby Co., KY; died Abt. 1860 in MO. She married John Osborn December 29, 1825 in Greene Co., IN; born Unknown; died Unknown.
+ 455 x.   Alfred Buskirk, born Abt. 1804 in Shelby Co., KY; died Abt. 1829 in Greene Co., IN.



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