Robbert (Teuwisse) Van Deusen was born about 1665 in Claverack, NY to Teuwis (Mattheus) Abrahamsen Van Deursen and Helena Robberts.
At age 24, Robbert married Cornelia Martense Van Buren on September 22, 1689. She was the daughter of Marten Cornelissen Van Buren (1638-1703) and Marytije Quakenbosch of Rensselaerwyck Colony. (Cornelia is mentioned in her father’s will dated April 10, 1703).
On Jan. 20, 1695, Robbert was accepted as a member of the Church at Kinderhook (Holland Society Year Book, 1904, p. 10). There is a record in Albany of the transfer of two tracts of land in Claverack from Hendrick Van Renselaer to Robert Teuwis, in September 1718 (Book E p. 422, 424).
Robbert continued to live in Claverack and by June 1720, he is on the list of Freeholders.
Robbert Van Deusen and Cornelia Martense Van Buren’s children were baptised in Albany, NY:
|Johannes Van Deusen||bp 13 Jul 1690||Christiana Van Alen|
|Matheus Van Deusen||bp 1 Nov 1691|
|Marten Van Deusen||bp 21 Feb 1694||Elbertje Vander Poel; Zara Gardinier|
|Tobias Van Deusen||bp Aug 16, 1696||Ariaantje Muller (Miller) 21 Mar 1725
|Robbert Van Deusen||bp 1 Sep 1700||Christiana Roorpagh (Roorbach) 22 Nov 1724|
His second marriage was on August 21, 1718 to Geertruy Van Benthuysen.
History of Cornelis Maessen Van Buren cites above history of Robbert Van Deusen