Tjerck Dewitt1

M, #906, b. 22 January 1682/83, d. 30 August 1762
Father*Andries Dewitt b. 1 Jan 1656/57, d. 22 Jul 1710
Mother*Jannetje Egbertsen b. c 1660, d. 23 Nov 1733
Relationship5th great-granduncle of William Robert Thomas Boyd
     Tjerck Dewitt was born on 22 January 1682/83 at Kingston, Ulster, New York, America, son of Andries Dewitt and Jannetje Egbertsen. Tjerck Dewitt was baptized on 25 April 1697 at Kingston, Ulster, New York, America.2 He married Anna Paling on 18 January 1707/8 at Kingston, Ulster, New York, America.3,4 Tjerck Dewitt married Deborah Schoonmaker on 17 October 1739 at Kingston, Ulster, New York, America.4 Tjerck Dewitt died on 30 August 1762 at Kingston, Ulster, New York, America, at age 79.4
     He Captain Andries DeWitt's son, Tjerck, who inherited the homestead on Hurley Avenue, married in 1708 to Anna PAWLING and by so doing tied the DeWitt house to the Pawling homestead which stands four miles to the south on the same road. Tjerck and Anna (Pawling) DeWitt had a son, Petrus (born 1722), who went from his parents' home to Staatsburgh, Dutchess County, and whose son, John DeWitt, built the house in the town of Clinton, Dutchess County in 1707.5

Family 1

Anna Paling b. 19 Jun 1687, d. c 1738
  • Andries Dewitt
  • Neeltjen Dewitt
  • Henry Dewitt

Family 2

Deborah Schoonmaker b. 14 Sep 1684, d. 1766
Last Edited5 Aug 2012


  1. [S42] Unknown author, Records Of Old Dutch Church of Kingston NY,
    18, 299.
  2. [S28] Edmund West, "FamilySearch Individual Records", Ancestral File,

    name:Tirck DEWITT
    birth:22 JAN 1683Marbletown,Ulster,NY
    christening:25 APR 1697Marbletown,Ulster,NY
    death:30 AUG 1762Marbletown,,New York
    AFN: 2KXH-6R0
    father:Andries DE_WITT (AFN: 2KX5-9F2 )
    mother:Jannetje EGBERTSEN (AFN: 2KX7-44L )
    Marriages (3)
    Deborah SCHOONMAKER (AFN: 2KXK-6Q2 )
    marriage:17 OCT 1739
    spouse:Ann PAWLING (AFN: 2KXK-64B )
    marriage:18 JAN 1708Kingston,Ulster,N.Y.
  3. [S42] Unknown author, Records Of Old Dutch Church of Kingston NY.
  4. [S18] Various, Ancestory Dot Com,
    one world tree.
  5. [S34] Various, Internet,