According to the 1900 census, James O'Brien was born Jun 1849 in Ireland.William and Julia were his parents....as identified in the marriage record.Don't have any more info on them
James Morris Van Keuren, b. Oct 25, 1820, Marbletown, was s.o. Jacob VK and Maria Van Vliet.
Jacob, b. Oct 29 1786, Kingston, was s.o. Cornellis Matheus VK and Catharina Folant
Cornellis M VK(served 1st Ulster Militia, 1776), b. Nov 3, 1754, Kingston, was s.o. Matheus M Van Keuren Helena Vielen
Matheus M Vk, b. Sep 20, 1724, was s.o. Matthys Matthyssen VK and Tryntje Sleght(my 6th great grandparents)
Matthys M Vk, b. Apr 24, 1681, Kingston, was s.o. Matthys Matthyssen and Tjaatje DeWitt.Matthys Jr's home was located at the corner of Green and Crown in Kingston and is the home of the Wyltwyck Chapter of the DAR today.I have a photo of it, if you like.Tjaatje DeWitt was a captive of the Esopus Indians in 1663, for 3 months.
Matthys Matthyssen, b. 1648, Albany, was s.o. Mathijs Jansen van Ceulen and Margriet Hendrickse.
Mathijs van Ceulen was b. 2 Feb 1601, London, s.o. Jan Mathijse van Ceulen and Annetje Jans
Jan M, b. 18 Jun, 1580, Antwerp, was s.o. Mathijs Wolfaertse van Ceulen and Mayken Mertens
Mathijs W, b. 1545, Antwerp was s.o. Wolfaert van Ceulen
Pretty much a straight line.If you want more detail, e-mail me