American Silversmiths

Boele Roelofszen Jongerman
Bayken Arents
Abraham Klock
(Abt 1625-1665/1666)
Tryntie Alberts
(Abt 1629-After 1683)
Jacob Boelen
(c 1645-1729)
Tryntie Klock
Henricus Boelen


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1. Jannetje Waldron

Henricus Boelen
  • Born: 5 May 1697, New York City NY
  • Christened: 5 May 1697
  • Marriage (1): Jannetje Waldron on 19 Jun 1718 in New York City NY
  • Died: 27 Aug 1755, New York City NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

  • Alternate Mark (tentative attribution)

  • Tankard, c 1710-1720
    Yale University 13
    h: 6 5/8
    d: 5 1/16
    wt: 26 oz, 3 dwt
    Engraved "L over I E" on cover for Johannes and Eytie de La Grange. The body was made by Everardus Bogardus.

  • Tankard, c 1720
    Private Collection
    h: 5 3/4"
    wt: 28 oz, 15 dwt
  • New York City NY, 1729: inherited father's shop. 8

  • Beaker, c 1730
    Brooklyn Museum
    h: 6 3/4"

  • Caudle cup, c 1730
    Winterthur Library
    h: 2"
    w: 7" (including handles)
    wt: 3 oz, 3 dwt
    Engraved A * D on bottom
  • He signed a will on 11 Aug 1755.
    In the name of God, Amen. I, HENRICUS BOELEN, of New York, goldsmith, being weak in body. I leave to my loving son Joseph 10 shillings. I leave to my wife Jannettie the use of all my estate during her life, with full liberty to sell any of my negro slaves. After her decease I leave all my estate to my children, Joseph, Anna, wife of Christian Frederick Arter, and Catharine. I make my wife Jannettie and my children executors.

    Witnesses, Jacob Goelet, Samuel Laurence, John Burnet, Esq.
    Proved, September 22, 1755.
    Confirmed by Governor Charles Hardy

Henricus married Jannetje Waldron on 19 Jun 1718 in New York City NY. (Jannetje Waldron was born in 1698 in New York City NY, christened on 7 Sep 1698 in New York City NY and died on 11 Oct 1776.)

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