Divertje Cornelis Van Blarcom

Birth: 1603 · Debeemster, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death: 1681 · New Amsterdam, New York

Born in Debeemster, Noord-Holland, Netherlands and married Lubbert Gysbertsen Van Blarcom sometime in the early 1620s.

Divertje and Lubbert had seven children; Gysbert Lubbersen, Thys Lubbertsen, Jan Lubbersen, Eybetje Lubberts, Tryntje Lubberts, Gerret Lubbersen, and Hans Lubbersen.

Divertje Comelis, Lubbert's widow, apparently did not move back to the west side of the Hudson when the settlers were permitted to return to their land holdings. She married second Jan Aertsen Vanderbilt and lived on Long Island, at or near Midwout [Flatbush]. Her date of death is not known, but her widower married 11 December 1681 (by banns of 7 November at Flatbush and 11 November at Bergen) Magdaleentje Hannsen, widow of Hannan Eduarsz. Harman Eduarsz' first wife had been Jannetje Hendricks Oosteroom, one of Divertje's granddaughters.1

Divertje died before 1681in New Amsterdam, NY, USA.

1Zabriskie, George Olin. The Van Blarcom Family of New Jersey. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 99, No.3. New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. July 1968; 143-144.