Sybrant Van Schaick
Sybrant Van Schaick was born about 1653. He was the son of New Netherland pioneers Goosen Gerritse and his first wife, Geertie Barents Van Schaick. His father was a brewer and land trader in Beverwyck and then Albany. In 1668, he was named in the will filed by his father and stepmother.
By the mid-1670s, he had married Elizabeth Vanderpoel. By 1685, the marriage had produced four children.
In August of 1683, Sybrant Van Schaick filed his Dutch language will. He was dead by June 1686 when his widow re-married. He had lived only thirty years!
first posted: 6/10/05; updated 3/29/10