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The Quick family of Long Island

Descendants of Theunis Thomazen Quick

    Theunis 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 hand in the construction of the Old Trinity Church in Manhatten.  He owned various tracts of land by grants from the Government, including  the site of the present Produce Exchange Building in New York City.  He  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

From Sussex County marriage book A: 26 Sept 1814 - Quick, Simeon to Mary Thomas Records of Baptisms of the Reformed Church at Machackemeck (DeerPark) 20 Jan 1795 - George Quick and wife Lena bpt Simon b. 15 Nov 1794 16 Aug 1782 - Abraham Quick and wife Eliz. Courtright bpt Simeon.
Cindy has copies of Bible records for the Quick family found at Pike County Historical Society showing Mary Thomas as the wife of Simeon.  She is also in possession of the Commerorative Biographical Record of Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties as well as Hollister's History of Wayne, Pike and Monroe County that contain information on the Quick line.