American Silversmiths

Jacob Coenraedse Ten Eyck
Geertruyt Coeymans
Koenraedt Ten Eyck
Geertje Van Schaick
(Abt 1692-)
Jacob Koenraedt Ten Eyck


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1. Catharina Cuyler

Jacob Koenraedt Ten Eyck
  • Born: 21 Apr 1705, Albany NY
  • Christened: 29 Apr 1705, Albany NY
  • Marriage (1): Catharina Cuyler on 17 Aug 1736 in Albany NY
  • Died: 9 Sep 1793, Albany NY

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  Events in his life were:

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  • Apprenticed on 10 Aug 1718 to Cornelis Kierstede in New York City NY 1
    Apprenticed for seven years, but only served only 9 months, completing his term with Charles LeRoux.
  • Apprenticed on 15 Jul 1719 to Charles Le Roux in New York City NY 20
    "This Indenture Wittnesseth that Jacob Ten Eyck aged about fifteen years hath put himself and by these Presents doth Voluntarily and of his own free Will and Accord by and with Consent of Coenraet Ten Eyck his father put himself apprentice to Charles LeRoux of the City of New York Goldsmith with him to live and (after the Manner of an Apprentice) to serve from the fifteenth day of July Anno Dom. One thousand seven hundred and Nineteen till the full Term of seven years be Compleat and Ended. During all which Term the said Apprentice his said Master Charles LeRoux faithfully shall serve his Secretts keep his lawful Commands gladly Every where Obey: he shall do no damage to his said Master nor see to be done by Others without letting or giving Notice to his said Master, he shall not waste his said Masters Goods nor lend them unlawfully to any, he shall not Commit Fornication nor Contract Matrimony within the said Term, at Cards, Dice or any Other unlawfull Game he shall not play whereby his said Master may have damage, with his own Goods nor the Goods of others during the said Term without Lycense from his said Master he shall neither buy nor sell, he shall not absent himself day nor night from his Masters Service without his leave nor haunt Alehouses Taverns or Playhouses but in all things as a faithfull Apprentice he shall behave himself toward his Master and all his during the said Term, and the said Master during the said Term shall by the best Means or Method that he can Teach or Cause the said Apprentice to be taught the Art or Mystery of a Goldsmith, shall find or provide unto the said Apprentice sufficient Meat Drink and Washing in winter time fitting for an apprentice and his said father to find him Apparell Lodging and washing in summer time and his said Master to suffer his said Apprentice to go to the winter Evening School at the Charge of his father, for the true performance of all and Every the said Covenants and Agreements Either of said parties bind themselves unto the Other by these presents."
  • He worked in 1725-1770 as a silversmith in Albany NY 8

  • Bowl, c 1735
    Winterthur Library 1,7
    h: 4 13/16"
    d" 7 1/2"
    wt: 18 oz, 20 dwt
    Engraved W over E leaf E for Evert and Engletrie (Lansing) Wendell.

  • Bowl, c 1735
    Albany Institute
    h: 4 7/8"
    d: 7 3/4"
    Engraved "TB over D M" for Dirck and Margarita Ten Broeck.

  • Salt, c 1735
    Museum of the City of New York 7
    h: 2 7/16"
    d" 3 3/4" (base)
    wt: 4 oz, 4 dwt
    Engraved TE over H * M for Hendrick and Margarita (Bleeker) Ten Eyck.

  • Tankard, c 1735
    Private Collection
    h: 7"
    Engraved "L over P C" for Philip and Catherine (Van Burgh) Livingston.

  • Trencher salt, c 1735
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    h: 2 1/4"
    Engraved by TB over D M for Dirck Ten Broeck

  • Teapot, c 1735
    Private Collection 36
    h: 7 1/16"
    Engraved "K over S C" for Samuel and Catrina (Van Schaick) Coeymans, the maker's great aunt and uncle.
  • Albany NY, 1748-1750: serving a term as the 22nd mayor of the city.

Jacob married Catharina Cuyler, daughter of Abraham Cuyler and Catrina Bleeker, on 17 Aug 1736 in Albany NY. (Catharina Cuyler was born on 18 Feb 1709 in Albany NY, christened on 20 Feb 1709 in Albany NY and died on 22 Nov 1790 in Albany NY.)

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