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1. Thomas VAN DER MARK, was born in Holland, in 1643.  He settled at Esopus (now Kingston), Ulster County, NY, about 1665.  He later removed to Marbletown Ulster County, where he died in 1724, aged 81.  He married Jacomyntje Jacobs about 1674.   She died April 2,1693.  Both are buried in the cemetery adjoining the old Reformed Church at Marbletown.
They had 10 children:  Arie, Jacob, Jannetie, Bastian, Douwe, Aariantie, Theophilus, Eycke, Frederick and Augustinus.

2.  Arie VAN DER MARK, born Kingston or Marbletown about 1675.  He
married August 27, 1699, Saartje Bont (Sarah Bond), born Schenectady and
resident of Kingston.  She was the daughter of Hendrick Lambertzen Bond, who
was at Schenectady before 1692.  In 1709 Arie was taxed in Marbletown for
1" Chimney".  He is on the lists of Marbletown freeholders in 1715 and 1728.
Their children were: Thomas, Jacomyntje, Jeremiah, Geesje (Grace or Charity)
Hendrick, Ariaantjen, Jacob, Rachel, Geesjen, Augustinus, and Douwen.

3. Jacob VAN DER MARK, baptized Kingston, May 7, 1710.  He
married Kingston, May 17, 1730, Christina Van Garden.  She was baptized
Rochester (now Accord), Ulster County, NY, Sept. 18, 1709, daughter of
Gysbert (Gilbert) Van Garden and Rachel Rosencrantz
Their children were: Gysbert, Catrina, Ary, Sylvester, John, Sarah, Joseph,
John, Maria and Jannetie.

4.  Sylvester VAN DER MARK, born about 1740.  He married 1762
Margaret Rapalje.  She was baptized Kingston, October 31, 1742, the
daughter of Jeronimus Rapelje and Lydia Van Leuven
Children of Sylvester Van der Mark and Margaret Rapalje were:
Jacob, Lydia, Catherine, John, Saartje, Sylvester Jr., Margaret, Isaac, Abraham, and Maria.

Baptisms of all  Van der Mark children confirmed except Lydia.
Old Dutch Church, Kingston, NY:  Catharina, Margaret, Isaac, Abraham,
and Maria.
Conferentie, Kripple Bush, NY: John and  Sylvester
Reformed Dutch Church, Marbletown, NY: Jacob and Saartje.

5. Lydia VAN DER MARK, born 1768.  No record of baptism. She marrried Ebenezer Louis Robison.   Contact Roberta if you are researching this line.


Duff Roberts   Descends from the above line.  Ancestor Surnames
Bob Vandermark   Descends from John, son of Jacob Van der Mark and
Christina Van Garden.  Ancestor Surnames
Doulas Simmons 
Descends from Howard Adelbert Vandermark.
    Web Page: Children of Thomas Vandermark Van der Mark data base
     includes names in the Van der Mark Ancestry Book. 
Lori Luke Families of Early Ulster County NY


Baptismal & Marriage Registers, Old Dutch Church, Kingston: Hoes
Van Der Mark Ancestry:  Kate Koon Bovey

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