Jan Cornelis Buys
was also known as Jan Damen. Jan Cornelis Buys was born circa 1629 at Bunnik ann Ryn, Utrecht, Netherlands. Jan Cornelis Buys was born in August 1629 at Brielle, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands. Jan Cornelis Buys was born on 20 August 1629 at Brielle, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands. He was the son of Cornelis Hendrickse Buys
and Hendrickje Jans Damen
. Jan Cornelis Buys immigrated in 1648. He married Eybertie Lubberts Van Blarcom
, daughter of Lubbert Gysbertsen Van Blarcom
and Divertje Cornelis
, circa 1651 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. On 4 December 1654 granted a patent for 25 morgens of land across the North River, between Gemoenpoe and Kil Van Kol (New Jersey).
On 1662 obtained a patent from Governor Stuyvesant for 28 morgens of land in Flatbush, lying between the farm of Cors Jans Boomgart and that of Adrian Hegeman, and also for plain-land and salt neadow.
Jan Cornelis Buys married Phoebe Sales
, daughter of John Sales
and Phillip Soales
, on 24 August 1663 at Middelwould. Jan Cornelis Buys married Willemtie Thyssen
between 1666 and 1673; between Dec 13 1666 and jan 14 1674. On between 1675 and 1676 on the assessement rolls of Brooklyn, NY.
Jan Cornelis Buys was a member of Dutch Reformed Church, Brooklyn, NY 1677. On 1683 on the assessment rolls of Brooklyn, NY.
He left a will on 29 November 1686. He gave oath of allegiance in September 1687 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. His estate was proved on 16 January 1689/90.