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b. March 10, 1695/96, of Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York,
baptized April 26, 1696; d. April 11, 1776, Gravesend, Kings, New York.
He married ELIZABETH VAN SUTPHEN, daughter of DERICK JANSE VAN SUTPHEN and ELIZABETH JANSE VAN NUYSE, who was born April 6, 1699, d. Aug 1, 1766.
CENSUS:1738 List of Inhabitants of Gravesend.
2 males over 10 (Daniel Sr., John?).
3 males under 10 (Dirck, Daniel, Abraham?).
1 female over 10 (Elizabeth?).
2 females under 10 (Elizabeth, Maria?)
Children were: John; Dirck; Daniel, b. July 23, 1730; Maria, baptized June 10, 1733; Abraham, baptized September 5, 1735; Margaret, baptized February 22, 1739; Helena, baptized August 31, 1740; Neltie, m. 18 Nov 1756 to Bernardus Hubbard; Jacobus, Geertje Sarah and Elizabeth are also listed.
Will; In the name of God, Amen, December 16, 1774.I, Daniel Lake, of Gravesend, I leave to my son Daniel my Long Gun, and a weaver's Loom, likewise a corn mill to clean grain with, and a wood sled, before any division, and two negro children.And he is to pay L50; that is to say, L25 to my grandson Guysbert Lake, eldest son of my son John Lake, deceased and the other L25 among my children, that is to say to my grandson Guysbert, my granddaughter Elizabeth wife of Bantal, and Rachel Smith, and to my son Dirck, and David Lake (should be "Daniel"?), Neeltie Hubbard, Mary Voorhees, Sarah Johnson, and Elana Benham.As to my daughter Elizabeth, to whom I have already advanced, It is my will that none of her children shall have anything out of my estate more than they have already had.All the rest of my estate to my children and grandchildren.I make my sons, Dirck and Daniel, executors.Witnesses:Samuel Hubbard, Samuel Stryker, Hendrick Johnson.I give to my son Daniel my Fishing Net."Will probated February 25, 1778.
DATE:16 DEC 1774
PROVED:25 FEB 1778
TESTATOR:Daniel Lake of Gravesend, Long Island
SPOUSE:Not Named, presumed to have been deceased.
CHILDREN:Daniel, John, Dirck, David, Neeltie Hubbard, Mary Voorhees,
Sarah Johnson, Elana Benham
GRANDCH:Guysbert (son of John, deceased), Elizabeth Bantal, Rachel Smith
WITNESSES:Samuel Hubbard, Samuel Stryker, Hendrick Johnson
EXECS:Sons Dirck & Daniel
OTHERS NAMED:two Negro children (given to son Daniel)
PROPERTY:“my estate”, long gun, weaver’s loom, corn mill, wood sled
SOURCE:NYHS Collections IX