Abraham Isaacsen Verplank
was born in 1606 at Netherlands. He was the son of Isaac Ver Planck
. Abraham Isaacsen Verplank was also known as Abraham Verplanck. He was also known as Abraham Isaacsen Ver Planck. He was also known as Abraham Isaacse Ver Planck. He was also known as Abraham Isaacsen Ver Planken. He was also known as Abram I. Ver Plank. He was also known as Abraham Isaacsen Ver Planck. He married Maria Vigne
, daughter of Guillaume Vigne
and Adriana Cuveille
, circa 1632. Abraham Isaacsen Verplank immigrated circa 1633. He land in what is now Hudson County, NJ. This land was the first conveyance of land in Hudson County of a tract at Paulus Hoeck, situated westward of the Island of Nanhatta, and estward of Aharsimus, extending from the North River into the valley, which runs around it there. On 1 May 1638. On 21 June 1638 Damen sued to have Abraham Ver Planck and Dirck De Noorman "quit his house and leave him the master thereof." Dirck countered with a charge of assault and had witnesses testify that Jan tried to "throw his step-daughter Christine, Dirck's wife, out of doors." In the following year, the third Vigne daughter married and left the household. She was only 16 when she married Cornelis Van Tienhoven, the 28-year-old Secretary to the Director.
He resided at at Paulus Hoek, New Jersey, in 1640; the owner. He held the position of 12-man council assembled by Director
Willem Kieft to "advise" him on Indian affairs. He was really only trying to drum up popular
support for his plans to eliminate the local Indian tribes. In the following year Kieft disbanded the
council because it disagreed with his military ambitions. Abraham had such a falling out with the
Director that he was threatened with banishment if he continued to insult the Company's
officers. In 1641. On 1643 Indian war forced Maria and Abraham to seek the safety of the fort at Manhattan.
He They bought a lot from brother-in-law Van Tienhoven at Smits Vly, near Pearl Street and
Maiden Lane, and built a house there. In 1649. On 1664 when the English fleet showed up on the Hudson River, Abraham was one of the signers of the petition requesting that Peter Stuyvesant surrender. A fight with the English would have destroyed New Amsterdam. The people were more interested in keeping their homes than keeping Stuyvesant as their leader.
He died circa 1690 at Albany, Albany County, New York.