"DAVID DU FOUR, senior, thus wrote his surname, but it soon exchanged F. for V., then took the form of Devoor. Some now write De Voe, which confounds it with the name of another and distinct family, herein noticed, descended from the brs. Nich. and Fred. de Vaux, or De Voe. Early at Harlem, as an original proprietor, the elder David left again on selling his allotment to Jacob Elderts, who directly resold it, June 1, 1662, to Jean le Roy. In 1668, Du Four passing in a canoe up the East River, and with him his child, Anthony; when, between Turtle Bay and Blackwell’s Island, John Copstaff, a drunken soldier, in another boat, let off a gun which wounded little Anthony; this was on Aug. 18, and he d. Aug. 31. Copstaff was convicted of manslaughter. Du Four being very ill, he and w. Jannetie made a will Sept. 14, 1671, naming the places whence they came in Hainault, probably for the reason that the survivor is to enjoy all the property both here and “in their fatherland.” But David recovered and lived long. In 1677, Gov. Andros granted, for him and his son John, 60 acres of land “on the Coale Kill,” Turtle Bay, and here David spent the rest of his life. His will was proved May 1, 1699. It names his chn. John. David, Peter, and Glaude. Peter not named again, and Glaude not after 1687." James Riker's "Harlem", 1881, NY, pgs. 460-461. See: http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/moa/pageviewer?frames=1&cite=http%3 A%2F%2Fcdl.library.cornell.edu%2Fcgi-bin%2Fmoa%2Fmoa-cgi%3Fnotisid%3DANY63 88&coll=moa&root=%2Fmoa%2Fmono%2Frike0161%2F&tif=00477.TIF&view=75
Marriage 1 Jannetie FRANS
Marriage 2 Maria BOULYN
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