Jacob Buys/Boice and Catherine Kuhns

Very little is know of Jacob Buys and Catherine Kuhns other than what we can track through the various census records, church baptisms for thier children, and various tax list records. The earliest record that we have for Jacob is found with his baptism record. Jacob Buys was born 25 September, 1767 in or near Claverack, Columbia County NY.

This is the baptism record forJacob Buys / Boice, husband of Catherine Kuhns,
first born son of Rudolph Buys
Baptism Record of St. Thomas Lutheran Church: Churchtown, (Columbia County) St. Thomas Lutheran Church 1760-1899
Baptism Date: - 1768
Father: Rudolph Beis
Mother: Catharina
Item #: 196
Child: Jacob
Sponsor: Jacob Platner, & wife Catharina
Birth Date: 25 Sep 1767

Jacob Buys and Catharine Kuhns had the following children:

For a list of the baptism records for all of the children of Jacob Buys and Catharine Kuhns, Click Here!

It appears that Jacob's father Rudolph was a wheat farmer and also raised hens for sale as to pay for taxes. It appears that Jacob took over his fathers farm upon Rudolph's passing sometime near 1800 in the present location of West Taghkanic.

The following records indicate that near the time of Rudolph's passing, Jacob was paying on his father accounts.

Account of days riding & fowls received from lot #2,
List date entry:
1805, Rud Bice (Rudolph Buys)
Paid by Jacob Buyce (Boice) on bond, 1801
Paid by Jacob bioce. (Boice) rent, 1805
Settlers & Residents Series, Clermont, Vol 2, Part 1: Town of Clermont 1756-1899 " Arthur C. M. Kelly.

Jacob Buys / Boice died in 1842 at Taghkanic, Columbia County, NY.

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