Their son and daughters established the family (represented by numerous and varied spellings) in Albany and its environs. Their son, Dirck Vanderheyden, fathered eleven children and was a prominent Albany householder for many decades.
The city of Troy evolved from an earlier settlement called "Vanderheyden."
Sources: The principal printed resources for the family include Richard Schermerhorn, Jr. "The VanderHeyden Family." NYGBR, vol. 45, pp. 308-19;
This exposition on the family are derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 4/20/05