Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen
was also known as Gysbaecht Thyssen Laenen. He was also known as Guisbert Thyssen Lanen. He was also known as Gysbert Thysz Laanen Van Pelt. He was also known as Gybrecht Tyssen Lane. He was also known as Gilbert Lane. He was baptized on 2 December 1646 at Dutch Reformed Church, Tuil, Gelderland, Netherlands. He was the son of Mathias Laen
and Maryken Gijsberts
. Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen resided at at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, between 1663 and 1675. He emigrated in March 1663 from Netherlands; on the ship "Rose Tree." He married Jennike Smith
, daughter of Adriaen Lamberts Smeets
and Willemke Jans
, on 26 February 1671/72 at Flatbush, Kings County, New York. Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen and Jennike Smith
resided at at New Utrecht, Kings County, New York, in 1675. Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen and Jennike Smith
members of the Dutch Reformed Church, New Utrecht, NY at Dutch Reformed Church, New Utrecht, Kings County, New York, between 1677 and 1709. Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen was a Deacon of the Chruch at New Utrecht at Dutch Reformed Church, New Utrecht, Kings County, New York, 1683.
Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen appeared on the census of 1698 at New Utrecht, Kings County, New York; appears on the census roll as "Gysbert Tysee," with wife and seven children. On 1706 owned 83 acres of land.
He resided at at Monmouth County, New Jersey, on 23 April 1709; purchased 460 acres of land. On 1710 organized the Reformed Congregation.
On 5 February 1710 purchased 210 acres.
He left a will on 7 November 1720
Gisbert's will dated 7 Nov 1720, Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, proved 17 May 1727. From page 23 of Unrecorded Wills and Inventories Monmouth County, New Jersey:
Gives: "unto my Loving wife Jane Lane all my Goods and Chattels during her life"; "unto my Sons Adrian Lane, Cornelius Lane and Matthias Lane, and my Daughters Moika Longstreet, Catharine Dehart, Mary Van Sicklah[n?] Jane Lane and my Grand children which were born of my Daughter Williamca Hendrickson late Deceased, formerly wife of "William Hendrickson likewise Deceased after my wifes decease all my Personal Estate ... to be Equally divided "between them ... in Eight Equal parts ... And as Concerning my Son Joseph Lane who is blind, My will "... is That within Six weeks after my own and my wifes decease and before my Estate is Parted ... among "my Seven first Mentioned children and the Children of my Daughter Williamca Hendrickson that all my ... Seven "children and my Aforesd Grandchildren shall Give bond of two Hundred pounds unto Each other with Conditions that "Each ... shall bear their Equall part ... according to the Discretion of my Executors in the Keeping and "Maintaining their Said Brother Joseph Lane yearly ... During his natural life. But if any of my Said Children "... Refuse to Give Bond ... they Shall lose their Equal parts ... of my Estate and be Entirely out of from Enjoying any part of my Estate and their parts that shall so refuse to beEqually divided among thos that "shall Perform my will ..."
Appoints "my Sd Sons Adrian, Cornelius and Mathias Lane Executors ..."
Wits.: GILBERT LANE [his mark]
Oath of Executors, Adrian, Cornelius and Mathias Lane, before Michael Kearny,
Surro., appointed by William Burnet, Esqr, Gov. in Chief, Perth Amboy, May 17, 1727.
Recorded in Lib. B., fol. 66 & 67, Mich. Kearny, D. Reg.
He died circa 1727 at Monmouth County, New Jersey. His estate was proved on 17 May 1727 at Of, Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey.