BRECHJE  
BLANSHAN
BURHANS
LEONIN BLANCHAMP, father of
MATTHEUS BLANSHAN, father of
MATHIEU BLANSHAN, father of
MATHEUS BLANSHAN, father of
 Brechje "Bridget" Blanshan was born on November 5 or 7, 1759 to parents Matheus and
Annatjen Freer Blanshan. She was baptized on December 9, 1759 with Johannes Freer
and his wife Agetta Deyo serving as sponsors. On November 6, 1778 Bridget married
Edward Burhans, son of Jan Burhans and Catherine Whitaker Burhans, baptized
November 28, 1752. They moved to Roxbury. Edward died September 3, 1832 and
Bridget died on July 17, 1843.

The children of Bridget Blanshan and Edward Burhans were:

Annatje Burhans - baptized on May 2, 1779 with Samuel Schoonmaker and Annatje Van
Wagenen serving as sponsors. She married Garret Newkirk.

John Burhans - born February 7, 1781 and baptized in Kingston on March 4, 1781 with
John Burhans and Coba Burhans serving as sponsors. On January 4, 1801 John married
Maria Du Bois, born September 17, 1783 and baptized in Kingston on February 11, 1784
sponsored by Margaritje Du Bois. Maria died February 7, 1809 and John married Hannah
Peck on December 10, 1809. They lived in Roxbury.

Catharina Burhans - born January 28, 1783 and baptized February 23, 1783 sponsored
by Jacob Blanshan and Jacomyntje Smedes. On December 17, 1803, Catharina married
Major Isaac LeFevre, son of Peter LeFevre and Elizabeth Vernooy, born in New Paltz on
March 26, 1767 and baptized on April 26, 1767.  Catharina died November 3, 1839 and
Isaac died March 12, 1847.

Rachel Burhans -born February 17, 1785 and baptized February 20, 1785 under
sponsors Johannes Blanshan and Rachel Terwilliger. She married Richard Van Dyck.

Bridget Burhans - baptized December 24, 1786. She married Patrick Lynch. When Patrick
died she married John Beadle on June 20, 1832.

Edward Whitaker Burhans - born June 28, 1788 and baptized July 27, 1788. He married
Margaret Erskine.

Samuel Burhans - baptized in Bloomington on November 13, 1791 under sponsors
Samuel Burhans and Grietje Jeralemon. In February of 1812 he married Rachel Van De
Mark , daughter of Frederick Van De Mark and Lea Keator, born January 10, 1794. Rachel
died November 29, 1869.

Matthew B. Burhans - baptized January 19, 1794 under sponsors Matthew Blanshan and
Jacoba Burhans. He died on July 2, 1856. He never married.

Maria Burhans - born June 2, 1796 and baptized June 29, 1796 under sponsor Conrad Le
Fevre. She died in Bloomington on May 11, 1799.

Blandina Burhans - born June 2, 1799 and baptized June 25, 1799.  She married Richard
Snyder.

Peggy Burhans - born September 30, 1801 and baptized in Bloomington October 4, 1801.