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Major Surnames from LI History
Quick (abt 1600) came to America from Holland in 1640, with his
wife and two children. He is the founder of the Quick family in
America. He took the oath
of allegiance October 22-26,1664. He worked as a mason and had a
in the construction of the Old Trinity Church in Manhatten. He
various tracts of land by grants from the Government, including
site of the present Produce Exchange Building in New York City.
lived at that location on what is now Whitehall St.
Thomas Quick (April 24, 1644) was a farmer and one of the earliest Dutch settlers in Ulster Co. He was the holder of vast amounts of land. In 1686, he was a trooper in Capt. Henry Beekman's company in Kingston,N.Y. He took the oath of allegiance in Ulster Co,N.Y. on Sept. 1st 1689. He was killed by a band of renegade Indians. His son Theunis Theunisen Quick (April 18, 1675) recieved a patent of land in the Minisink region in 1696. He was called the "Indian Slayer". He spent his life avenging (allegedly 100 times over) his father's death at the hands of renegade Indians.
Additional Information on Simeon
Quick March 20, 1792 - May 08, 1878
This information as well as additional Quick Family information was graciously offered by Cindy
The Graves of Simeon Quick and his wife Mary