Gysbert Elbertszen Uyt ten Bogaert1

FatherElbert Uyt ten Bogaert
     Gysbert was born in Loenan, Utrecht Providence, Netherland. Gysbert married Willemtje Claesje (?) circa 1660 in New York. No marriage record has been found for Gysbert & Willemtje. It is possible that they married before they immigrated to this country. By 26 July 1684 Gysbert and Willemtje were living in the Catskill, New York.


Willemtje Claesje (?) b. c 1640


  1. [S54] John Albert Bogart, Bogart Family: Tunis Gysbert Bogaert and His Descendants, pages 12-13 - Gysbert Elbertsen Uyt Den Bogaert came to this country in 1660 and settled in New Amsterdam where he married Willemtje Claesje Swits. He came from Cadzand, Province of Zeeland on the west coast of Holland, and was sometimes known as Van Cadzand. His children were - Claesz, b-1661; Nicholas, b-1662; Aeltje, b-1664; Neeltje, b-1667; Marritje, b-1668, d.y.; Marritje, b-1670; Geertje, b-1672; Jacobus, b-1678; Dirck, b-1675. He died in New Amsterdam in 1744 where he was buried. Some of his early descendants settled in New Jersey, Long Island, Westchester County, New York, and other well known families. Deed From an Esopus Indian Named Curpuwaen to Gysbert Uyt den Bogaert for Land at Catskill July 26, 1684
    Pages 247, 248 - Appeared before us, Marte Gerritse and Cornelius van Dyck, justices of the peace for the County of Albany, a certain Esopus Indian named Curpuwaen, representing all the other Esopus Indians who may have any claims thereto, who declared that he conveyed and made over to Gysbert Uytden Bogaert a certain parcel of woodland lying on the north side of Catskill where he at present dwells, extending from Boomtjes hoek up to the river northwards to a little kill named Stuck, which comes out into the river over against Vastrikken Island, extending further westward into the woods to below Dirk Teunise’s mill to the south, to the first small kill that flows out into Hans Vossen kill, runningalong Hans Vossen kill to where the same flows into the Catskill and so further along the Catsill again to Boomtjes hoek; which aforesaid land he, Curpuwaen, as the rightful owner therof, conveys and makes over to Gysbert uyt den Bogaert, his heirs or successors forever and that free and unencumbered, without any charges theron and without his having any further claims therto, acknowledges that he has received in full payment and satisfaction therefore, one coverlet, one gun, one kettle, one beaver in stockings, one beaver in rum, two shirts, two half-casks of beer for which consideration he hereby delivers the said land into the possession and ownership of said Gysbert uyt den Bogaert, to have and hold the same forever with the appurtenances thereof lying within the said limits. Promising to warrant and defend the same against all persons from all trouble, claims and incumbrances according to law and further nevermore to do nor cause anything to be done contrary hereto. In witness of the truth of which the aforesaid Indian has signed and sealed these with his mark on Marte Gerritse Island, the 26th of July 1684. [From “Early Records of Albany”, Vol. 2-Page 225, by Jonathan Pearson]