LEONIN BLANCHAMP, father of MATTHEUS BLANSHAN, father of MATHIEU BLANSHAN, father of MATHEUS BLANSHAN, father of JOHANNES BLANSHAN, father of
MATHEW BLANSHAN (1760 - _____)
Mathew Blanshan was born to parents Johannes and Rachel Terwilliger Blanshan. He was baptized on February 17, 1760 in Kingston. On November 9, 1782 he married Jacoba Burhans, daughter of Jan and Catharine Whittaker Burhans, baptized May 16, 1762 in Kingston under sponsors Jacob Heermanse and his wife Marretje Whittaker. When Jacoba died Mathew married Janneke Masten, born in 1781.
The children of Mathew and Jacoba Burhans Blanshan were:
Rachel Blanshan - baptized February 20, 1784 in Kingston under the sponsorship of her grandparents. She married John Smedes and they had the following children: Maria Catherine (October 19, 1812), Margaret Magdalen (January 15, 1816), Jacob(May 2, 1818), Jemima Du Bois(September 9, 1820), Ann Eliza (October 18, 1822), Nelly Blanshan (April 27, 1825), Rachel Amelia (November 19, 1828), and Elsie Julia (September 3,1831).
Johannes Blanshan - baptized November 6, 1785. He was declared missing in the War of 1812.
Catharine Blanshan - baptized February 15, 1789. She married Levi Auchmoody, born in 1783, son of David and Maria DeGraff Auchmoody. They had at least one child, Mary Magdalen, born January 17, 1808. Levi died in New Paltz on November 5, 1854 and Catharina died in December of 1851 in Washington Hollow, New York.
Evert Terwilliger Blanshan - born December 27, 1791 and baptized in New Paltz on January 29, 1792 under sponsors Bodewyn Terpenning and Rachel Terwilliger. He was declared missing in the War of 1812.
Jacob Blanshan - baptized in Kingston on April 23, 1797.
Benjamin Freer Blanshan - born April 7 or 27, 1800 and baptized in Bloomington on May 26, 1800. (Wiltwyck Cemetery says 1806-1876). On October 5, 1823 he married Eliza Russell, daughter of Jeremiah Russell and Elizabeth Moore or of Jacob D. Russell and Elizabeth Anderson, born October 3, 1806. Their children were Elmyra (1824), Mathew B. (1826), Elizabeth R. (1828), Abel R. (1830), Martha A. (1832), Sarah M. (1836), Henry S. (1838), Charlotte R. (1840), John C. (1842) and Everett (1845). Benjamin died February 6, 1861 and Eliza died November 18, 1867. (See Benjamin Freer Blanshan page)
Matthias Blanshan - born July 21, 1803, baptized August 23, 1803.
The children of Mathew Blanshan and Jannetje Masten were:
Rachel Eliza Blanshan - born September 14, 1809 and baptized in Bloomington on October 29, 1809.
Cornelius Masten Blanshan - born January 3, 1812, baptized in Marbletown on April 26, 1812.