"First Settlers of Albany County, New York", by Professor Jonathan Pearson

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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GENEALOGIES OF THE FIRST SETTLERS
OF THE ANCIENT COUNTY OF ALBANY, FROM 1630 TO 1800

by
PROFESSOR JONATHAN PEARSON

Genealogies A-B

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Abbreviations used in the following pages: Ch: children; b., born; bp., baptized; m., married; a., aged; d., died.

Aarnout (See Arnold)

Abbot (Ebbet), James, and Lena Sting.  Ch:  Johannes, b. Feb 4, 1767.

Abbot, William, and Margaret (Mary), Jackson; m. Nov. 30, 1777. Ch: Jane, b. Oct. 8, 1779; Margaret, b. Nov. 6, 1781; Nancy, b. June 20, 1783.

Abeel, Stoffel Janse:  master carpenter; in Beverwyck in 1653; Feb 3, 1655, he was aged about 32 years; his wife was Neeltie Janse Croon; Dec. 4, 1670, made his will in which he mentions the following children:  Magdalena, then aged 17, and already married; Maria, aged 14; Johannes, aged 11, and Elizabeth.

Abeel, Johannes, m. Catalina Schuyler, April 10, 1694; merchant; removed to New York city about 1696, but returned; mayor of Albany, 1694-5 and 1709-10; his gravestone dug up near the 2d Dutch Church, had the following inscription:

"Here lies the body of John Abeel who departed this life ye 28th day of
Jany., 1711, and in the 44 year of his age.

"Dient begin van wel te leven
"Gingh der weer den Hemel waert
"Uyt den Hemel was gegeven
"Storf maar verliet de Aert."

Ch:  Neeltie, bp. in Albany, April 14, 1695; Christoffel, bp. in New York, Dec. 16, 1696; Catalina, bp. in New York, Oct. 23, 1698; Neeltie, bp. in Albany, March 30, 1701; Jannetie, bp. in Albany, June 6, 1703; David, bp. in Albany, April 29, 1705, m. Maria Duyckink of New York, Feb. 4, 1726.

Abeel, Christoffel, and Margarita Bries, m. Sept. 23, 1720. Ch: Joannes, bp. April. 8, 1722, "an alleged lunatic;" Anthony, bp. Jan. 22, 1724; Anthony Bries, bp. April 11, 1725; David, bp. Aug. 13, 1727; Catharina, bp. Dec. 13, 1729; Rutgart, bp. Feb. 5, 1732; Cathalyna, bp. June 9, 1734; Jacobus, bp. Jan. 26, 1736; Maria, bp. April 27, 1740.

Abeel, David Jr., m. Neeltie Van Bergen "Van Katskil," July 2, 1752. Ch: Annatie, bp. March 1, 1753.

Abeel, Jacobus, m. Egbertie (Abigail) Van Buren, "Van Papsknee" Nov. 18, 1757.  Ch: Margarita, bp. Aug. 27, 1758; Willem, bp. Nov. 21, 1761; Christoffer, b. Aug. 22, 1764; Cornelis, b. Feb. 13, 1767; Margarita, b. July 3, 1769; Hendrik, Jan. b. 4, 1772 (sic); Cathalyna, bp. July 17, 1774; Margarita, b. July 22, 1779.

Abel, Jacob, and Elizabeth Humbert.  Ch: Johan Hendrik, bp. Jan. 13, 1754.

Abel, Andries, m. Annatie (Johanna), Marshall, Aug. 24, 1771.  Ch: Hendrick, b. May 25, 1772; Annatie, b. June 19, 1774; Johannes, b. Jan. 1, 1777; Andries, b. March 12, 1779; Elizabeth, b. April 6, 1784; Geertruy, b. Oct. 7, 1788; Peter, b. April 25, 1793.

Abrahamse (see Tietsoort), Anthony, and Catrina......  Ch: Johannes, bp. Feb. 10, 1712; Neeltie, bp. Nov. 22, 1719; Lydia, bp. July 2, 1721.

Abrahamse, Johannes, m. Catharyna Schians, Aug. 14, 1739.  Ch:  Anthony, bp. March 23, 1740; Christiaan, bp. Jan. 24, 1742.

Acker, Joost, and Margarita Wever.  Ch:  Nicolaas, b. Jan. 7, 1762; Margarita, b. Dec. 3, 1765.

Acker, Hendrick, and Margarita Land.  Ch:  Albert and Michael, b. April 16, 1783.

Ackerman, Gilbert, and Rachel De Garmo, m. Feb. 14, 1799.  He d. Oct. 11, 1834, ae. 66 y. 10 mo.: She d. Aug. 10, 1827, in her 54th yr.  Ch: Jacob, b. Oct. 22, 1799; Richard, b. April 6, 1800; Elizabeth, b. April 14, 1802.

Ackerson, John, and Maria......  Ch:  Cornelis, b. May 30, 1728.

Ackerson, John, and Engeltie Vrooman.  Ch:  Adam, b. May 19, 1769.

Ackerson, Cornelis, m. Rebecca Van Santvoord, March 2, 1770.  Ch: Margarita, b. June 11, 1771; Willempi(l?)e, b. June 2, 1773.

Adams, James, m. Margarita Hegeman, "Van Neskatha" Nov. 12, 1752.  Ch: Willem, bp. July 29, 1753; Albertus, bp. Oct. 23, 1755; Albertus, bp. Sept. 11, 1757.

Adams, John, and Mary........ Ch:  Elizabeth, bp. June 23, 1765.

Adams, Willem, and Hester Willis (Willson). Ch:  Margarita, b. July 8, 1776; Maria, b. Jan. 19, 1790.

Adams, Peter C., and Catalina Van Bergen.  Ch:  William Van Bergen, b. Dec. 6, 1796.

Adriaensen, Van Veere, Maryn, a noted free-booter who came to Beverwyck in 1631 and afterwards figured disreputably in Gov. Kieft's time in New Amsterdam, - O'Callaghan's Hist., N.N.

Adriaensen, Gysbert, Van Bunick, came out to Beverwyck in 1638 in the "Key of Calmar.--O'Callaghan's Hist. N.N.

Adriaensen, Jacob, Van Utrecht, at Beverwyck in 1639 to 1657, perhaps the same as Jac. Adr. Soogemakelyk, alias Van Woggelum.

Adriaensen, Rut or Rutger.  Held a patent for a lot in Beverwyck in 1652, which he sold to Frederick & Henderick Gerritse.

Aertse, Rut (perhaps the same as the last,) in 1674 owned a house next to that of Pieter Clairbout on north side of State street between James street and Broadway.

Aertse, or Aerse, Wouter, Van Nieukerck, sashmaker, a soldier in the W.I. Company's service in Director Kieft's time; in 1678 he bought of Sweer Theunise Van Velsen a lot on the west corner of Broadway and Van Tromp street.

Aertse, Jacob, and Sarah Pels.  Ch:  Jacob, bp. Feb. 20, 1695.

Aherrin, James, and Mary Haines.  Ch:  Susanna Haines, bp. July 16, 1779.

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Albertsen, Hendrick came out a second time in 1642 with his wife Geertruy Dries and her brother Hendrick Dries, Van Driesbergen.  He was the first ferry master; died in 1648 or 1649. - O'Callaghan's Hist. N.N.

Albrecht, Hendrick, and Elizabeth Folent (Foland).  Ch:  Johannes, bp. Aug. 6, 1749; Eva, bp. Sept. 29, 1751; Anna, bp. Nov. 11, 1753; Philip, bp. Sept. 28, 1755; Helena, bp. Jan. 15, 1758; Jacob, b. Oct. 11, 1763; Hendrick, b. Oct. 10, 1765; Frederic, bp. April 10, 1768.

Albrecht, Johannes, and Rosina Buis or Briesch, m. Jan. 31, 1779.  Ch: Hendrick, bp. March 5, 1780.

Allen, John, and Eleanor Sullivan.  Ch:  John, bp. Jan. 22, 1758.

Allen, David, and Jennet Stewart.  Ch:  Alexander, bp. March 26, 1779; John, b. April 27, 1780; James, b. March 26, 1782.

Allen, James, and Mary Halenbeck.  Ch:  William, b. May 4, 1795.

Allertsen, Frans, cooper, at Beverwyck in 1638, afterwards at New Amsterdam.

Amory, John, m. Neeltie Staats, Nov. 9, 1769.  Ch:  Elizabeth, bp. June 28, 1772.

Anderson, Walter, and Ann ......  Ch:  Christian, bp. June 24, 1758.

Andrew, Thomas, and Rachel Ostrander, of Halve Maan.  Ch:  Sara, b. July 3, 1773.

Andriese, Arent (Van Frederickstadt) came to Beverwyck in 1636; perhaps the same as Ar. And. Bratt, which see.

Andriese, Jan, "de Iersman Van Dublingh" alias Jantie (Johnny.)  He settled in Beverwyck before 1645; afterwards at Catskil where he bought land of Pieter Bronck; in 1657 he was complained of by Hans de Vos for selling brandy to the Indians at Catskil.  He died in 1664.  His bouwery contained 69 morgens besides a lot for a homestead.

Anthony, Israel, and Elizabeth Van Arnhem.  Ch:  Alida, b. March 16, 1788.

Anthonyse, Egbert, and ......  Ch:  Barent, b. May 10, 1684.

Any, David, and Anna Maria ......  Ch:  Jacob, bp. May 13, 1764.

Appel, Adriaen Janse, from Leyden; 1654 received a patent for a lot at Beverwyck on condition that the house to be erected thereon be not an ordinary tippling house but an inn for travelers; 1656 he sued Marcelis Janse for the loss of an anker of brandy by drawing it with violence through the streets; 1676-86 he was one of the four school-masters of Albany.  He resided for a time at New Amsterdam.  He had two sons, Johannes and Willem, who at different times resided at Schenectady, Albany and New York; at the former place they were both wounded by the French and Indians in their attack upon the village Feb. 9, 1690.

Appelstouwn (Appleton?) John, "geboren tot Leicester in oude England," m. Annatie Casparus, Oct. 11, 1701.  Ch:  Johannes, bp. March 29, 1702.

Archard (Orchard?) Matthew, and Elizabeth Murphy.  Ch:  Rachel, bp. July 25, 1790.

Archer (Archel) and Mary ......  Ch:  Mary, born in Feb. in Kinderhook and bp. March 11, 1722 (Athens Luth. Ch.); Sara, bp. Feb. 16, 1726.

Ariaen, Meester (Doctor), was in Beverwyck in 1665.

Arissen, Gerrit, and wife ......  Chk:  Arien, bp. Sept. 9, 1683.

Armstrong, John, and Catryna De Garmo.  Ch:  Catharina, bp. Dec. 12, 1730; Maria, bp. Nov. 25, 1733.

Arnold (Arnout), Jacob of Normanskil; first wife Margriet Arnold.  Ch: Isaac, bp. Dec. 26, 1742; second wife Anna Mook, m. Nov. 10, 1751.  Ch: Jacob, bp. April 26, 1752; Margarita, bp. Dec. 16, 1753; Elizabeth, bp. July 18, 1756; Johannes, b. June 5, 1762; Hendrik, b. Oct. 26, 1765.

Arnold, Johannes, and Annatie Hillebrand.  Ch:  Annatie, b. Feb. 23, 1766.

Arnold, Elias, and Geertruy Groesbeeck.  Ch:  Annatie, b. July 22, 1779; Gysbert, b. July 26, 1781; Elizabeth, b. March 4, 1784; Elizabeth, b. June 6, 1785; Neeltie, b. March 12, 1789; Gerrit, b. June 18, 1791; Maria, b. Oct. 27, 1793.

Arnold, Hendrick, and Jannetie Van Alstyne.  Ch:  Jacobus, b. Nov. 1, 1786; Caty, b. May 22, 1790.

Arnold, Isaac, of the Hellenberg, and Gerritie Huyck.  Ch:  Margarita, b. Aug. 12, 1790.

Arnold, Isaac, and Sophia Philips.  Ch:  Elizabeth, b. Dec. 28, 1794; Catharine, b. Jan. 23, 1799.

Arnot, John, and Mary Walley, m. Jan. 21, 1794.  Ch:  Jacob, bp. April 12, 1802.

Arnoud (see Arnold), Johannes, and Elizabeth Bries (Buis, Buisch).  Ch: Ariaantie, bp. April 19, 1778; Hendrik, b. Jan. 8, 1780; Pieter, b. May 29, 1784; Jacobus, June 19, 1790.

Atkinson, Peter, and Ann Griffin.  Ch:  Isabella, b. Nov. 14, 1777.

Auringer, Marten, and Christina Sheer.  Ch:  Elizabeth, b. Nov. 28, 1778.

Auringer, Marten, and Maria Buis.  Ch:  Margarita, b. June 13, 1789.

Austin, Aaron, and Elsie Austin.  Ch:  Cornelis, b . Oct. 3, 1782.

Austin, Robert, and Mary Parks.  Ch:  Matthew, b. Feb. 21, 1799; Penelope, b. Dec. 3, 1800.

Baart, Harmes, and Anna......  Ch:  Lodewyk, b. March 6, 1767.

Babbington (Bebbington), Samuel, and Elsie......  Lieut. Babbington petitioned for and obtained, in 1715, a parcel of land on the Beaver's kil near widow Doretee Casparse Halenbeck's land.  This afterwards passed to Evert Wendel.  He was appointed sheriff in 1717.  Ch:  Sara, bp, Oct. 14, 1716; Elizabeth, bp. Oct 7, 1722.

Bachus, Backis (See Bockes).

Backer (See Bakker).

Badt (Beth), Willem of Schenectady, and Elizabeth Van Vorst, m. Aug. 31, 1739.  Ch:  Thomas, bp. June 1, 1740.  (See "Schenectady Families").

Bailey, Thomas, and Olive Hall.  Ch:  Sarah, b. Sept. 7, 1782.

Bakker (Backer).  See Evert Luykase and Jochem Wesselse.

Bakker (Backer), Hendrick De, at Beverwyck in 1642; Vander Donck says he killed at one shot 11 grey geese out of a large flock; 1660 he was fined 12 guilders and costs for bringing in a load of hay on Sunday about the third tolling of the bell.

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Bambus, or Bamboes, Harmen Jacobse, in Beverwyck in 1656; he fled from the place in 1657 to escape imprisonment for debt, and his sloop, Eikenboom, and other property were attached at the suit of Rutger Jacobsen.  Having concealed himself at Esopus he was there shot by an Indian in 1658 and his body was carried to New Amsterdam for burial.

Bamnitz, James and Francyntie Cahoen.  Ch:  Jacobus, b. Aug. 23, 1767. "Dese zyn van de Presbyterianen en daarom zonder getuygen."

Bancker (Bancken), Gerrit, was in New Amsterdam before 1655; two years later he was in Beverwyck, where he continued to reside till his death, which took place before the 27th Feb., 1691.  His home lot was on the south side of Yonker (now State) street the third east of Pearl as it then existed.  His wife was Elizabeth Dirkse Van Eps, sister of Jan Van Eps, one of the first settlers of Schenectady.  After the death of her husband Mrs. Bancker removed to New York and engaged in trade.  She died the 3d of July, 1693, aged 70 years, leaving a large property for the time to her son Evert.  Ch: Evert, b. Jan. 24, 1665; Anna, who m. Johannes De Peyster of New York, Sept. 21, 1688.

Bancker, Evert, son of Gerrit B., was a merchant in Albany, but retired to his farm in Guilderland during the latter part of his life:  he was buried on the 10th July, 1734:  1692 he was a justice of the peace; 1695-6 and 1707-9 mayor of Albany; he m. Elizabeth Abeel, daughter of Stoffel Janse Abeel, Sept. 24, 1686; she was born March 23, 1671, and was buried March 20, 1734.  His home lot in Albany was on the south side of Yonker (now State) street next east of his father's, and 4th east of Pearl street as it then existed.  He made his will March 13, 1734, proved July 31, 1734, in which he gave to his son Johannes 50 English pounds "provided he continue to live with me till my decease or till I dispose of my farm where I now live."  He mentions the following children who are to share alike in his estate: Christoffel, Willem, Jannetie, Adriaan, Gerardus and Johannes.  Ch: Gerardus, b. Feb. 11, 1688; Neeltie, b. March 1, 1689; Gerardus, b. June 12, 1691; Elizabeth, b. July 29, 1693; Christoffel, b. Oct. 27, 1695; Anna, b. at New York, Oct. 3, 1697 and d. Oct. 2, 1706; Willem, b. Oct. 28, 1699; Jannetie, b. Aug. 28, 1701; Adriannus, b. Oct. 10, 1703; Gerardus, b. April 1, 1706; Anna, b. June 12, 1708 and d. May 30, 1709; Johannes, b. March 15, 1710, and d. April 30; Johannes (see his father's will).

Bancker, Christopher, of New York, son of the above, m. Elizabeth Hooglant in New York, Oct. 16, 1719.  Ch:  Adriaan, bp. in New York, July 3, 1720.

Bancker, Adriaan, of New York, m. G. Elizabeth Van Taerling in New York, Jan. 30, 1729.

Bancker, Gerrit or Gerardus, m. Maria DePeyster in New York, Oct. 31, 1731. Ch:  baptized in Albany; Anna, Sept. 3, 1732; Evert, Aug. 10, 1734; Elizabeth, May 9, 1736; Johannes, Feb. 22, 1738.

Bancker, Willem, and Annatie Veeder, m. in Schenectady, Dec. 17, 1726.  Ch: baptized in Schenectady:  Evert, Dec. 13, 1727; Thomas Brouwer not registered; Elizabeth, July 16, 1732; Catharina, Oct. 6, 1734; Neeltie, Dec. 21 (?), 1737, Annatie, Aug. 16, 1740; Jannetie, March 25, 1744; Evert, Sept. 21, 1746.

Bancker, Johannes, and Magdalena Veeder.  Ch:  baptized in Schenectady; Elizabeth, June 7, 1735; Gerrit, Feb. 27, 1737.

Bancker, Johannes, and Geertruyd Jacobi, m. April 19, 1778.  Ch:  Henry, b. Feb. 9, 1779; Margarita, bp. Oct. 27, 1780. (See "Schenectady Families")

Bankly, Jonathan, and Orsel Bankly.  Ch:  Thomas, bp. April 4, 1736.

Barentse, Willem, and Lysbeth Sickels.  Ch:  Willem, bp. Aug. 11, 1691.

Barheit, Jeronimus Hanse, and Rebecca Evertse, m. April 9, 1684.  Ch: Margriet, bp. Oct. 4, 1685; Wouter, bp. Aug. 4, 1691.  He made will Aug. 22, 1713, proved Feb. 23, 1722-3 in which he speaks of his wife Rebecca, son Wouter and one daughter.

Barheit, Andries Hanse, "yeoman of ye Great Flatt near Coxhacky;" had a lot of land next to Pieter Bronck's farm.  Perhaps the same as "Handries Hanse de Sweedt, dwelling in Kinderhoek" in 1675.  His wife was Geertie or Gerritje Teunis, daughter of Teunise Teunise de Metselaer.  She was not living in 1699 when Egbert Teunise (her brother?) became guardian of her four children.  Ch:  Johannes, bp. Feb. 8, 1685; Geertruy, bp. Oct. 13, 1689; Barent, bp. Oct. 15, 1693.

Barheit, Wouter, and Rachel Winne, m. March 28, 1715.  He was buried Jan. 8, 1732.  Ch:  Hieronimus, bp. Feb. 12, 1716; Teuntie, bp. Sept. 1, 1717; Margarita, bp. May 15, 1720; Margarita, bp. May 5, 1723, Tytje, bp. May 16, 1725.

Barheit, Wouter, and Cornelia......  Ch:  Wouter, bp. April 18, 1717.

Barheit, Willem, and Catalyna Barheit.  Ch:  Dirk, bp. Oct. 1, 1725.

Barheit, Wouter, and Rachel Barheit.  Ch:  Anna Maria, bp. March 3, 1737; Eva, bp. Dec. 23, 1739.

Barheit, Hieronimus, and Sara......  Ch:  Elizabeth, bp. July 31, 1743.

Barheit, Walter P., and Catharine McGee.  Ch:  James, b. Sept. 14, 1795.

Barheyt, Johannes, m. 1st Catharina Gilbert, July 6, 1701.  Ch:  Johannes, bp. May 16, 1703 and settled in Schenectady; Cornelia, bp. Oct. 6, 1706; Hieronimus, bp. March 20, 1709, and settled in Schenectady; Barentje, bp. Oct. 14, 1711; Willem, bp. July 10, 1715; m. 2d Catalyna Dingman, March 23, 1718.  Ch:  Alida, bp. Oct. 25, 1719; Adam, bp. 6, 1723 (sic).

Barreith (See Barret).

Barringer (See Berringer).

Barret (Berrit), Robert, and Wyntie Janse.  She was buried Nov. 23, 1746. Ch:  Margriet, bp. Dec. 4, 1689; Tammus, bp. March 25, 1692; Maria, bp. June 17, 1694; Sara, bp. Nov. 26, 1696; William, bp. Jan. 18, 1699; Magdalena, bp. Aug. 31, 1701.

Barret, Robert, m. Maria Martin, April 25, 1738.  He was buried Oct. 12, 1756, and she on the 18 Dec., 1754.  Ch:  Maria, bp. Sept. 17, 1738; Judith, bp. Aug. 31, 1740; Thomas, bp. Nov. 7, 1742, and died Dec. 6, 1813, aged 72 years; Elizabeth, bp. Jan. 18, 1747.

Berrit, Thomas, and Barentje Spoor; m. Dec. 27, 1713; in 1719 widow Barentje Spoor had a lot 30 by 100 on the west corner of Hudson and Pearl streets. Ch:  Robert, bp. Nov. 29, 1714; Anna Maria, bp. Sept. 23, 1716; Margarita, bp. March 8, 1719.

Berrit, William, of Schenectady, m. Catalina Bratt of same place in 1725. Ch:  Robert, bp. July 23, 1727.  (See also "Schenectady Families")

Barrington, Lewis, 1st wife Jane White.  Ch:  James White, b. Oct. 11, 1778; 2d wife Margaret Adams.  Ch:  Annatie, b. April 13, 1782; Jacob Pruin, b. April 13, 1784; Anna, b. Nov. 31, 1788; Lewis, b. March 31, 1790; Margaret, b. May 1, 1792.

Barrois (Barroa, Barroway, Berwar, Berwee), Antoine, and ......  Ch:  Anna, bp. May 3, 1685.

Barrois, Charles, "geboren tot Mont Real in Canada en nu wonende in de Co. Ulster," m. Aaltie Roeloffse Van der Werke, June 7, 1707.  Ch:  Antje, bp. Feb. 15, 1708; Jacobus, bp. Oct. 23, 1709; Antoine, bp. Oct. 14, 1711; Maria, bp. Sept. 9, 1722.

Barrois (?) (Borrowell, Borreway), William, and Elizabeth Salsbury.  Ch: Casparus, b. Nov. 23, 1782; Hester, b. Jan. 25, 1784; David, b. March 10, 1786.

Bartel, Johannes, and Elizabeth Houex.  Ch:  Lucretia, b. Jan. 16, 1778.

Barth (Beth?), Thomas, and Maria......  Ch:  Elsie, bp. Nov. 25, 1721; Wyntje, bp. May 24, 1724; Magdalena, bp. June 19, 1726.

Baschasche, Henry, and Sophia Magdalena......  Ch:  John, bp. Nov. 19, 1749.

Bassett (Bessidt), Michael (Mynkell), son of Michael B. of New York and b. Jan. 21, 1705, and Lybetje Schermerhorn, m. April 18, 1728.  Ch:  Michael, bp. Aug. 10, 1728; Lena, bp. Dec. 12, 1731; Cornelis, bp. Aug. 14, 1734; Lena, bp. Nov. 19, 1735; Lena, bp. May 14, 1738; Michael, bp. Sept. 28, 1740; Michael, bp. Oct. 25, 1741; Jannetie, bp. Aug. 28, 1743; Cornelis, bp. Sept. 8, 1745; Cornelis, bp. Jan. 24, 1748; Annatie, bp. Nov. 4, 1750.

Bassett, Michael, m. Maritie Van Vranken, Dec. 12, 1767.  Ch:  Elizabeth, b. March 20, 1768; Susanna, b. April 28, 1770; Cornelis, bp. May 30, 1773; Geertruy, b. May 5, 1776; Gerrit, bp. May 9, 1779; Michael, b. Aug., 1784; Nicolaas, b. May 19, 1787.

Bassett, Cornelis, and Engeltie Cool.  Ch:  Elizabeth, b. Jan. 5, 1770.

Bassett, D.D. Rev. John.  He was ordained at Albany, June 28, 1787, as coadjutor of Do. Westerlo, resigned his office in 1805; and died at Bushwick, L.I., Aug. 29, 1824, in his 59th year.  On the 19th May, 1795, he married Ann Hun; she died at Penn Yan, Oct. 17, 1848, aged 86 years.  Ch: Eleanor, b. July 29, 1796; Elizabeth, b. April 16, 1798; Maria, b. Dec. 18, 1800; John, b. Nov. 8, 1802.

Batblado (Patblado), James, m. Sara Bath, Jan. 30, 1739.  Ch:  James, bp. Feb. 15, 1741.

Bates, John, and Mary Butler.  Ch:  Catharina, b. Jan. 1777.

Bath (Beth?) James and Margarita......  Ch:  David, bp. May 26, 1723.

Baxter (see De Baxter), Willem, and Martha Baxter, "op de Halve maan."  Ch: Martha, b. Nov. 23, 1768.

Beasely, John, m. Lydia Van Benthuysen, Nov. 1, 1723.  Ch:  Henry, bp. June 7, 1724; Johanna, bp. March 13, 1726.

Beasley, Hendrik, and Maria Noble.  Ch:  Johannes, bp. Aug. 26, 1753.

Beaufils (see Bovie).

Becker (Bekker), Jan Jurrianse, in 1656 was clerk at Fort Casimir (on the Delaware); 1660 degraded from his office, fined and banished from South river for selling liquor to Indians; same year had leave to keep school at New Amsterdam; 1663 was inhabitant of Greenbush; afterwards notary public and schoolmaster for the youths at Beverwyck and "esteemed very capable that way, while Jacob Jooste Covelens was allowed for ye teaching of ye younger children."  He made his will the 3d Aug., 1694, in which he speaks of son Johannes, and daughter Martina (wife of Willem Hogan), who was made administratrix of his estate, Dec. 16, 1697.

Becker, Johannes, Jr., and Anna Van der Zee.  Ch:  Mariken, bp. Nov. 15, 1685; Hilletje, bp. Jan. 23, 1689; Johannes, bp. Aug. 4, 1691; Hilletje, bp. Sept. 10, 1693; Storm, bp. Jan. 19, 1696; Gerrit, bp. Oct. 9, 1698; Elizabeth, bp. June 8, 1701; Albertus, bp. Dec. 25, 1703; Annatie, bp. May 5, 1706; Pieter, bp. Sept. 26, 1708.

Becker, Hans Jurriaensen, and Cornelia Claese, 1686 to 1696; Cornelia Van Schaick, 1698.  Ch:  Johannes, bp. Oct. 10, 1686; Claas, bp. May 6, 1694; Coenraet, bp. Feb. 18, 1696; Arent, bp. Jan. 16, 1698.

Becker, Johannes, and Cornelia Uzile, m. Oct. 15, 1714.  Ch:  Anna, bp. Dec. 11, 1715; Cornelia, bp. Nov. 17, 1717; Johannes, bp. Dec. 27, 1719; Pieter, bp. Dec. 31, 1721; Storm, bp. Jan. 18, 1724.

Becker, Johannes, and Sara Van Arnhem, m. Oct. 14, 1717.  Ch:  Johannes, bp. Feb. 1, 1719; Abraham, bp. Feb. 3, 1720; Cornelia, bp. Aug. 13, 1721; Isaac, bp. March 13, 1723; Nicolaas, bp. Nov. 8, 1724; Cornelis, bp. Sept. 4, 1726.

Becker, Gerrit (Gerardus), and Ariaantje Vanderkar, m. Oct. 23, 1726.  Ch: Anna, bp. Jan. 14, 1728; Dirk, bp. June 14, 1730; Tytje, bp. April 27, 1735.

Becker, Albertus, and Catharina Van der Zee, m. Jan. 17, 1733; Wouter, bp. July 18, 1736.

Becker, Abraham, and Elizabeth Van der Zee, m. July 17, 1742.  Ch: Johannes, bp. in Schenectady, Aug. 26, 1744; Sara, bp. May 22, 1752; Gerardus and Catarina, bp. Sept. 18, 1757; Catarina, bp. Oct. 15, 1758 or 9 (?).

Becker, Dirk (written Gerrit Dirkse in 1755), and Eva Hogen, m. May 11, 1755; Gerrit, bp. Oct. 17, 1756; Maria, b. Feb. 8, 1760.

Becker, Arent, and Antje Van Woert, m. June 11, 1763.  Ch:  Gerrit, b. Jan. 4, 1764; Catharina, b. Oct. 25, 1765; Jannetie, b. April 26, 1771.

Becker, Arent, and Margaret Balsing.  Ch:  Sara, b. Feb. 12, 1764; Frederick, b. April 22, 1769.

Becker, Wouter, and Annatie De Ridder, m. Feb. 25, 1764.  Ch:  Albertus, b. March 29, 1765; Catharina, b. May 10, 1770.

Becker, Hannes, and Annatie......  Ch:  Catharina, b. Feb. 14, 1768; Johannes, bp. July 22, 1770.

Becker, Pieter, and Anna Acker (Ackerson), both of Saratoga, 1773.  Ch: Elizabeth, b. April 7, 1771; David, b. June 16, 1773.

Becker, Gerrit, and Marytie Wynkoop, m. April 16, 1780.  Ch:  Eva, b. Jan. 6, 1781; Evert, b. Nov. 10, 1782; James, b. Oct. 20, 1791.

Becker, Storm, and Elizabeth Clute.  Ch:  Albertus, b. Nov. 12, 1795.  (Gen. Storm A. Becker, d. April 10, 1828 in Schoharie, aged 64.)

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Beebe, James and Lydia Larroway. Ch: Thomas, b. Sept. 2, 1799.

[Beekman, Marten, and Susanna(?). Ch: Johannes; Hendrick; Metie (?) wife of Cornelis Cornelis Van der Hoeven.]

Beeckman, Johannes Martense, smith, made his will Dec. 16, 1728, proved Dec. 2, 1732, in which he speaks of wife Eva and all the children written below except Ariaantie. He was buried Sept. 30, 1732. His first wife was Machtelt Jacobse Schermerhorn. Ch: Johannes, bp. Jan. 27, 1684; Jacob, bp. Aug. 12, 1685 and was buried March 23, 1739; Susanna, bp. Sept. 25, 1687; Helena, bp. Jan. 13, 1689. His second wife was Eva Vinhaeghen, m. Oct. 26, 1692; Ch: Johannes, bp. May 20, 1694; Marten, bp. Sept. 8, 1695; Maria, bp. April 11, 1697; Johanna, bp. Nov. 20, 1698; Johannes Janse, bp. Jan. 8, 1701, and was buried Feb. 26, 1741; Alida, bp. Nov. 29, 1702; Neeltie, bp. May 27, 1705; Hendrik, bp. March 30, 1707; Jannetie, bp.....; Neeltie, bp. Oct. 27, 1710, and was buried July 9, 1752; Ariaantie, bp. Aug. 29, 1714.

Beeckman, Hendrick Martense of Schotac, and Annetie Quackenbos. Ch: Susanna, bp. March 7, 1686; Lydia, bp. June 2, 1689; Hendrick, bp. June 5, 1692; Maritie, bp. Jan. 9, 1695; Pieter, bp. July 25, 1697; Magdalena, bp. Oct. 5, 1701.

Beeckman, Jacob, and Debora Hansen, m. Dec. 18, 1715. He was buried March 23, 1739; she, the 12th Dec. 1745. Ch: Machtelt, bp. Oct. 30, 1715; Hendrick, bp. May 4, 1718, buried Sept. 9, 1746; Effie, bp. June 19, 1720; Johannes, bp. Nov. 4, 1722; Debora, bp. Oct. 2, 1726; Johannes, bp. Aug. 12, 1733.

Beeckman, Johannes, Jr., in 1720 he had a lot on or near the south corner of Pearl and Steuben streets. He was buried Oct. 26, 1756. His first wife was Esther Wendel, m. Jan. 15, 1714. Ch: Johannes, bp. June 8, 1717; Jannetie, bp. Nov. 15, 1719; Elsie, bp. July 29, 1622. His second wife was Sara..... (the wife of Johannes B., was buried Aug. 28, 1746). Ch: Eva, bp. Aug. 30, 1730; Johannes, bp. Oct. 30, 1732; Catharyna, bp. Aug. 29, 1736; Eva, bp. July 8, 1739; Margrietje, bp. Aug. 30, 1741; Johannes, bp. March 18, 1744.

Beeckman, Marten, and Geertruy Visscher, m. Dec. 28, 1721. Ch: Johannes, bp. March 11, 1722; Tjerk Harmense, bp. Aug. 9, 1724; buried June 24, 1726; Femmetie, bp. Sept. 10, 1727; Henricus, bp. Sept. 7, 1729; Eva, bp. Feb. 13, 1734.

Beekman, Hendrik and Annatie Swits; he was buried Dec. 3, 1755. Ch: Johannes, bp. Nov. 8, 1738; Hester, bp. Oct. 18, 1741; Cornelis, bp. Sept. 25, 1743; Marten, bp. Jan. 10, 1746; Isaac, bp. Sept. 3, 1749; Eva, bp. Nov. 12, 1752.

Beekman, Johannes, and Debora Van Schaick. Ch: Jacob, bp. Sept. 26, 1749. [Johannes J. Beekman and Gerritie Van Schaick were m. Jan. 29, 1761.]

Beekman, Johannes and Maria Nicoll, m. Feb. 13, 1754. Ch: Tjerk Harmense, bp. Oct. 23, 1755.

Beekman, Hendrick, Jr., and Catryna (?) Cuyler. Ch: Catrina, b. May 15, 1760.

Beekman, Johannes Jacobse, and Maria Sanders; he was mayor of Albany, 1783-6, and died Dec. 17, 1802; she died Nov. 2d, 1704, aged 54 y. 22 d. Ch: Debora, b. Nov. 26, 1763; Barent Sanders, b. May 2, 1767; Machtel, b. Nov. 21, 1768; Sara, b. Dec. 9, 1771; Evje, b. July 24, 1774; died Dec. 6, 1792; John Sanders, b. Aug. 23, 1781; died Jan. 14, 1782 (?).

Beekman, Gerardus, "van New York" and Anna Douw, m. June 3, 1761. Ch: Petrus Douw, b. Sept. 2, 1762, and died Feb. 23, 1835; Hannah, widow of Peter Douw Beekman, d. April 3, 1849, aged 83. Jacobus, b. Dec. 29, 1766; Gerardus, b. Aug. 5, 1767; Anna, b. Sept. 16, 1769; died, Oct. 3, 1821; Maria, b. Aug. 18, 1773; Gerardus, b. Oct. 27, 1775.

Beekman, Johannes M., and Elizabeth Douw, m. Jan. 21, 1764. Ch: Marten, b. Nov. 15, 1767; Petrus, b. Aug. 19, 1769; Marten, b. May 5, 1772; Petrus, b. March 15, 1775.

Beekman, Johannes H., and Hendrikie Van Buren. Ch: Hester, April 18, 1768; Leendert, June 24, 1777; Annatie, Nov. 29, 1780.

Beekman, Christopher, and Maria Thownan. Ch: Nicolaas, b. July 6, 1780.

Beecraft (Bickroft), Willem, and Sara..... Chk: Jonathan, bp. Oct. 23, 1748.

Beecraft, Thomas, and Mary Bunt. Ch: Thomas, bp. Aug. 28, 1748.

Beely (see Bailey).

Beem, John, and Sarah Jenkins (?). Ch: Adam, bp. Jan. 3, 1794.

Beers, Adam, and Catharina Frieer. Ch: Neeltie, b. May 13, 1763.

Beesinger (see Peesinger).

Beint, Edward, and Nanny...... Ch: Edward, bp. Nov. 30, 1760.

Bekker (see Becker).

Bell (Bill), Jan, and Rachel Abrahamse. Ch: Lydia, bp. March 7, 1738; Anthony, bp. Jan. 20, 1740; John, bp. Jan 12, 1753; Jan Bell, "Weduwnaer Van Klaverse" m. Mary Burnham, "Weduwe Van Albanie" April 6, 1753.

Bell, John and Margarita Souper (Duper). Ch: Johannes, b. July 22, 1764; Ebbetie, b. Aug. 19, 1766; Wyntie, b. Sept. 30, 1768; Gerrit, bp. Feb. 24, 1771.

Bell, William, and Ann Wallis. Ch: Ann, b. May 26, 1776.

Bell, Stephen, and Elizabeth Kidney. Ch: William, b. Aug. 22, 1776; Roeloff, b. Feb. 16, 1781.

Bell, Samuel, and Jane McChesney (McChesnut). Ch: Maria, b. Aug. 28, 1778; John, b. July 5, 1779.

Bell, James, and Mary McCarly. Ch: James, b. Jan. 22, 1778.

Belvil (Belleville), Franciscus, and Neeltie Abrahamse, m. April 24, 1739. Ch: Catharyn, bp. July 15, 1739. Jacobus, bp. Oct. 18, 1741; Anna, bp. May 13, 1744.

Bembo, Jan Van Lingen, a soldier in the W.I. Company's service at Fort Orange in 1656-8.

Ben, David, and Annatie Garner. Ch: Sara, b. May 1, 1764; Hugo, Dec. 22, 1766; James, Oct. 2, 1768.

Bender, Christiaan, and Elizabeth...... Ch: Christina, b. Oct. 16, 1764.

Bendingh (see Bordingh).

Bengburn (see Pangburn).

Bennet, Ephraim of Colonie, and Geertruy Bloemendal, m. June 8, 1772. Ch: Johannes, b. Nov. 29, 1773; Rebecca, b. Sept. 6, 1776; Thomas, b. May 14, 1780.

Benoit (Benneway, Bennewe), Pierre, "Van Rochelle," and Henderikie Van Schoonhoven, m. Dec. 14, 1696. Ch: Pierre, bp. Sept. 19, 1697; Marie, bp. Nov. 30, 1698; Margarita, bp. Aug. 16, 1702; Geurt and Jacob, twins, bp. June 24, 1705; Gerrit B., was buried July 8, 1741; Martha, bp. Aug. 3, 1707.

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Benoit, Pierre, and Anna Fort, m. March 7, 1723. Ch: Hendrikie, bp Jan. 18, 1724; Margarita, bp. Nov. 26, 1725; Petrus, bp. Sept. 7, 1729; Maria, bp. Nov. 15, 1730; Eva, bp. May 9, 1736; Johannes, bp. Aug. 31, 1740.

Bennoit (Bennewe), Jacob (Jacobus), 1st wife Catharyna...... m. Aug. 1, 1732. Ch: Catharina, bp. July 9, 1732; 2d. w. Elizabeth...... Ch: Peter, bp. May 9, 1736; 3d wife, Elsie. Ch: Martha, bp. May 22, 1743; Geurt, bp. July 7, 1745.

Bennoit (Bennewe), Vincent (Finschen), and Annetie Bovie. Ch: Geurt, bp. Jan. 25, 1756; Pieternelle, bp. Aug. 14, 1757.

Bennoit (Bennewe), Petrus, and Maria Fort, m. Nov. 10, 1759. Ch: Jacomyntie, bp. Nov. 7, 1761; Johannes, b. March 2, 1772.

Bensen (Benson, Bensingh, Bensick), Sampson, was an inhabitant of New York (New Amsterdam) as early as 1649, and made his will July 20, 1726, proved Feb. 23, 1731 (at what age?). He had children Dirk, deceased at the date of his will; Herman, Sampson, Robert, also deceased, Henricus, daughter Palo (?) deceased, Elizabeth, wife of Egbert Van Borsum, and Catalina.--"Genealogy of the Bergen Family."

Bensen, Dirck, a carpenter, was an inhabitant of Beverwyck, 1653-60, when he was deceased and soon after his widow Catalyn Bercx, m. Harmen Thomase Hun from Amersfort. In 1663 she and H.T.H. made a joint will at which time the following children of Dirck Bensen by Catalyna Bercx were living: Dirck, ae. 13 yrs.; Sampson, ae. 11 y.; Johannes, ae. 8 yrs.; Catarina, ae. 6 yrs.; Maria, ae. 4 yrs.

Bensen, Sampson, and Tryntie Matheuse. Ch: Sampson, bp. April 13, 1684; Robert, bp. Jan. 1, 1686; Willem, bp. Oct. 30, 1687; Elizabeth, bp. Sept. 13, 1689; Johannes, bp. July 3, 1692; Helena, bp. Feb. 14, 1694; Maria, bp. Feb. 5, 1696.

Bensen, Dirk, in 1684, master of an open boat called the Eendraght plying between New York and Albany. He died prior to 1721. 1st wife Trtje...... She died about 1732. Ch: Eva, bp. Feb. 3, 1686; Rachel, b. April 13, 1689; Eva, bp. in New York, March 19, 1693; Dirk, bp. in New York, 1696; Tysje or Tytje, bp. in New York Sept. 13, 1699. 2d wife, Jannetie Van De Water, m. in New York, Nov. 10, 1707.

Bensen, Johannes, and Lysbeth Matheuse (Teuwisse). Ch: Cataline, bp. Oct. 7, 1688; Mattheus, bp. Feb. 1, 1693; Catrine, bp. Sept. 15, 1695; Maria, bp. in New York June 18, 1699; Johannes, bp. in New York, May 29, 1701; Benjamin, bp. in New York March 22, 1704.

Benson (Benton), Dirck, and Maritie Wyngaart, m. March 24, 1765. Ch: Samuel, bp. Jan. 26, 1766; Gerrit, b. Aug. 28, 1767; Johannes, b. March 3, 1769; Willem, b. Oct. 23, 1770; Abraham, b. April 30, 1773; Catharina, b. April 11, 1775; Dirck, Dec. 31, 1777; Christina, b. May 2, 1779; Christina, b. May 21, 1780; Gysbert, b. July 2, 1782; Catharina, b. April 23, 1784; Maria, b. Nov. 8, 1786.

Bensen, John, of Colonie, and Cathalyna Van Alstyn, m. June 10, 1770. Ch: Lena, b. Nov. 10, 1781.

Bensen, Samuel, and Mary Nicolson. Ch: Richard, b. Jan. 8, 1792; Mary, b. March 15, 1798.

Bensen, Gerrit of Schenectady and Dolly (Dorothea) Hoffman, m. in Schenectady Dec. 2, 1793. Ch: Mary, b. Dec. 23, 1795; Gilbert, b. Nov. 9, 1796.--[See Schenectady Families.]

Bensen, Abraham, and Sarah Hagadorn (Augerdon, Hoogeboom). Ch: Mary, b. May 9, 1796; Margaret, b. Sept. 28, 1797; Catharina, b. June 9, 1800; Robert, b. Oct. 20, 1808; Emeline, b. June 15, 1810; Christina, b. Feb. 25, 1813; Charlotte Amelia, b. Oct. 26, 1815.

Bensen, Dirk, and Helen Lowe. Ch: Maria, b. June 15, 1796.

Bensen, Gerrit, and Margaret...... Ch: Catharine Brinckerhoff, b. Dec. 19, 1809.

Bent (see Bout).

Berher, Hendrick, and Sophia...... Ch: Maria, Barbara, b. June 13. 1761.

Berkley, Hendrik and Anna Coagler. Ch: Anna Catharina, b. July 3, 1779.

Bernard, Joost, and Christina Hemmer. Ch: David, bp. June 7, 1752.

Bernard, Frederic, and Sophia Zeel. Ch: Elizabeth, b. Dec. 8, 1770.

Bernhard, Jacob, and Anna...... Ch: Sofia, b. Aug. 16, 1762.

Bernhart (Bernard), Johannes, and Christina Huyck (Hubet). Ch: Johannes, bp. March 28, 1755; Jacob, b. Jan. 31, 1762.

Berringer (Barringer), Zacharias and Anna Fallor (Feller). Ch: Marytie, b. April 26, 1767; Margarita, b. Sept. 11, 1770; Christina, b. June 6, 1779.

Berringer, Jurriaan (George) and Elizabeth Beem (Boehm, Pean). Ch: Catharina, bp. Sept. 1, 1771; Adam, b. Jan. 29, 1776; Coenraad, b. Sept. 2, 1778; Margarita, b. Dec. 22, 1781; Annatie, b. Jan. 22, 1784; Willem, b. Jan. 28, 1787; Eleanor, b. June 1, 1790.

Berringer, Hans, and Annatie Valentine. Ch: Philip, b. May 14, 1780.

Berringer, David, and Mary Barbara Heiner. Ch: Johannes, b. July 16, 1784; Catharina, b. March 9, 1796; Jacob, b. March 5, 1788; Frederic, b. Sept. 26, 1790; Eve, b. Aug. 26, 1793.

Berringer, Philip, and Catharine Meyer, m. May 17, 1785. Ch: Maria, b. Nov. 30, 1786; Jacob, b. Oct. 5, 1787.

Berringer, Jacob, and Catharine Heiner. Ch: Philippus, b. Dec. 2, 1786; Jeremias, b. March 16, 1790; Rebecca, b. Aug. 14, 1792.

Berrit (see Barret).

Berry, Willem, and Elizabeth Roseboom. Ch: Maria, bp. July 29, 1759.

Berry, John, 1st wife Catharine Pikket; 2d wife Elizabeth Mynderse. Ch: Marytje, b. Jan. 29, 1774; John, b. July 27, 1778; Maria, b. March 18, 1781.

Berry, John, and Catharine Harbeck. Ch: Maria Charlotte, b. Jan. 25, 1795; Helen Augusta, b. Oct. 3, 1798; Joanna Catharina, Oct. 8, 1801.

Berwee, Berwey (see Barrois).

Bessidt (see Bassett).

Beth (see Badt and Barth).

Bet or Bats (see Boer).

Bevee (see Bovie).

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Bevier, Abraham of Esopus, and Rachel Vernoy. Ch: Louis, bp. Feb. 1, 1708.

Beurum, Jacob, and Sara Bronck. Ch: Agnietie, bp. June 11, 1749.

Blanchard, James, and Margaret DePeyster. Ch: Joseph DePeyster, b. May 31, 1783.

Blackney, John, and Mary McCay. Ch: Mary, b. Nov. 11, 1780.

Bleecker, Jan Janse, came from Meppel province of Overyssel in 1658. He was b. in 1641, d. Nov. 21, 1732 and was buried in the church on the 24th Nov. He was by trade a blacksmith, later a trader. He was recorder of the city, 1696-99; Justice of the peace, 1797; member of the Provincial Assembly 1698-1700; Mayor 1700-1; He m. Margariet Rutse, dau. of Rutger Jacobsen Van Schoenderwoert, Jan. 2, 1667. She was b. 1647 and d. 1733. Ch: Johannes, b. 1668; Rutger, Nicolaas, Catharine, Jane, Margaret; Hendrick, bp. April 1686; Rachel, bp. Nov. 14, 1688; Maria, bp. Feb. 7, 1692.

Bleecker, Johannes, Jr. Recorder of Albany, 1700; Mayor and member of the General Assembly, 1701-2. He was carried away captive to Canada in 1686; returned Oct. 23, 1687: Acted as Indian interpreter. He made his will Dec. 18, 1738, his wife and all his children save Hendrik then living; d. Dec. 20, 1738, and buried in the church on the 23d. He owned a lot, 1720, on the west corner of North Pearl and Maiden Lane which run through to Chapel street. He m. Anna Coster, dau. of Hendrick Coster, Oct. 29, 1693. Ch: Johannes, bp. Aug. 26, 1694; Geertruy, bp. Nov. 15, 1696, she m. Abraham Wendell; Hendrik, bp. Sept. 8, 1699; Nicolaas, bp. Sept. 20, 1702; Hendrik, bp. June 2, 1706 and d. Oct. 21, 1724, among the Senecas; Margarita, b. March 9, 1709, and m. Gerrit Marselis; Anna, b. April 8, 1712; Jacob, b. March 1, 1715 and d. 1747; Anthony, bp. Jan. 11, 1718.

Bleecker, Rutger, Recorder 1725; Mayor, 1726-8, buried in the church Aug. 5, 1756; m. Catalyna Schuyler, dau. of David I. Schuyler and widow of Jan. Abeel, May 26, 1712. She was buried in the church, Oct. 25, 1747. Ch: Johannes, bp. Feb. 6, 1713, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Barent Staats; Margarita, bp. Oct. 8, 1714, m. Edward Collins; Jacobus, bp. Dec. 9, 1716; Myndert, bp. July 3, 1720.

Bleecker, Johannes, Jr. 1st wife, Janneke Ten Eyck, m. Dec. 13, 1724. He was buried May 10, 1757. She d. Dec. 12, 1738. Ch: Johannes, bp. Aug. 22, 1725; Geertie, bp. March 5, 1727; Jacob, bp. Sept. 22, 1728, d. Oct. 54, 1802, ae. 74 y 3 d. Johannes, bp. May 9, 1731, and d. June 19, 1811, ae. 80 y.; Geertruy, bp. Oct. 2, 1733. 2d wife Eva Bries, m. Jan. 10, 1741. She was buried Dec. 4, 1752. Ch: Anna, bp. March 7, 1742; Catharina, bp. Oct. 19, 1744.

Bleecker, Nicolaas, Jr., son of Johannes B., and Anna Coster, m. Margarita Roseboom, April 10, 1728. He was buried in the church Jan. 4, 1751. She d. Aug. 16, 1794, ae. 88 y. 3 m. 16 d. Ch: Hendrik, b. 1729, m. Catalina Cuyler; Gerritie, bp. Aug. 30, 1730; Gerritie, bp. June 4, 1735; Anna, bp. Aug. 15, 1737. Johannes, bp. Aug. 26, 1739; Nicolaas, bp. April 25, 1742, died unmarried; Gerritie, bp. Feb. 21, 1748.

Bleecker, Johannes Ruth (Rutgerse), m. Elizabeth Staats, Aug. 5, 1743. He was a surveyor, d. 1800. Ch: Rutger, bp. July 5, 1745, m. Catharine Elmendorf; Barent, bp. June 5, 1748; Barent, bp. Nov. 18, 1750; Barent, bp. Nov. 12, 1752, buried Nov. 5, 1756; Jacobus, bp. Oct. 23, 1755; Catalina, bp. Oct. 15, 1758; Barent bp. June 9, 1760, m. Sarah Lansing, dau. of Gerrit Lansing, had no ch; Johannes, b. Oct. 4, 1763, d. Dec. 29, 1833, ae. 70, buried from 50 North Pearl street.

Bleecker, Jacob, son of Johannes, m. Margaret Ten Eyck, Jan. 6, 1745; he was buried July 14, 1747. She was b. 1715, and d. 1777. Ch: Jacob, b. July 22, 1747.

Bleecker, Hendrick, Jr., and Catalyntie Cuyler. Ch: Margarita, bp. Nov. 23, 1755, m. Harmanus Ten Eyck; Nicolaas, bp. Jan. 22, 1758, m. Neeltie Staats; Hendrik, bp. Oct. 2, 1763, d. Nov. 11, 1837; Johannes, b. May 11, 1766; Catharina, b. Feb. 3, 1769, m. James Van Ingen; Johannes, b. May 18, 1772.

Bleecker, Johannes Johannese, and Gerritje Van Schaick; he died June 6 (13, 19), 1811, in his 81st year. Ch: Tanneke, b. Oct. 15, 1763, m. Isaac Truax; Anna, b. Nov. 29, 1766; Johannes, b. Nov. 8, 1768, m. Anna Van Alen, had no children; Anna, b. May 25, 1771, d. Sept. 3, 1811, unmarried; Sybrand, b. Nov. 5, 1773, d. April 29, 1814, sine prole; Jacob, b. Dec. 13, 1776, unmarried.

Bleecker, Rutger, and Catharina Elmendorf; he died March 17, 1831. Ch: John, b. Dec. 20, 1771, m. 1st, Eliza Bridgen; 2nd Hetty Lynn; Peter Edmund, b. Sept. 9, 1774; Elizabeth, b. at Schenectady 1777, m. Pieter Brinckerhoff, of New York, she d. in Albany, July 25, 1868 in her 91st y.; Maria, b. Sept. 18, 1780, m. Morris S. Miller of Utica; and d. March 9, 1850, in Utica; Blandina, b. Oct. 1, 1783; m. Charles E. Dudley; Sarah Rutger, b. Jan. 16, 1788. At the baptism of this child the father was deceased.

Bleecker, Jacob Jacobse, and Elizabeth Wendell, dau. of Harmanus I. Wendell, m. Feb. 18,. 1776; he d. Nov. 30, 1806 in his 62d year. She d. March 14, 1818, in her 65th year. Ch: Jacob, b. March 2, 1777, d. 10 Sept. 1804, unmarried; Harmanus, b. Oct. 9, 1778; Harmannus, b. Oct. 24, 1779, m. Sebastiana Cornelia Mentz, and d. July 19, 1849, without issue.

Bleecker, Johannes J., and Ann Elizabeth Schuyler, m. in New York, March 29, 1769. Ch: Abeltje, b. June 5, 1776.

Bleecker, Johannes N. , and Margarita Van Densen; he d. Oct. 23, 1825, ae. 86 (87), she d. April 13, 1794, ae. 47 y. 8 m. 23 d. Ch: Margarita, b. April 30, 1776, m. John Van Schaick; Hendrik, b.Feb. 10, 1778, m. Mary Storm, and d. Jan. 28, 1808, in his 30th y.; Ariaantje, b. April 1, 1780, m. Rev. John B. Romeyn, and d. in New York, Oct. 22, 1825; Gerritie, b. Nov. 26, 1781; Elizabeth, b. March 12, 1784, m. Rev. Jacob Brodhead; Annatie, b. April 2, 1786, and d. Oct. 14, 1794; Nicolaas, b. Jan. 6, 1788; Nicolaas, b. Nov. 12, 1789.

Bleecker, Jacobus (James), and Rachel Van Santen, m. Nov. 18, 1782; Rachel, widow of James B., d. March 22, 1837, ae. 79. Ch: Sara, b. Aug. 1783; Sara, b. March 24, 1785; Cathalina, b. Dec. 22, 1787; Gerrit Van Santen, b. Aug. 2, 1790.

Bleecker, Nicolaas, and Neeltie Staats; she was buried Dec. 6, 1831, from No. 288 North Market st. Ch: Hendrik, b. Aug. 19, 1784, d. at Canajoharie Feb. 9, 1823, ae. 39; Debora, b. Nov. 4, 1786; Gerrit, b. Aug. 28, 1788; Gerrit, b. Oct. 19, 1789; Debora, b. Sept. 1, 1791; Harmanus, b. Jan. 7, 1793; Catalina, July 14, 1796; Catalina, b. Sept. 25, 1797; Catharina, b. Jan. 10, 1800.

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Bleecker, Johannes, and Jane Gilliland. Ch: Elizabeth, b. Feb. 2, 1787; Charlotte, b. Feb. 15, 1789; Margarita, b. May 7, 1791.

Bleecker, Barent, and Sarah Lansing, m. Dec. --, 1787, he d. June 1, 1840, ae. 80. She d. Oct. 12, 1831, buried from 317 North Market street. Ch: Elizabeth, b. Aug. 4, 1793.

Bleecker, John, and Elizabeth Van Rensselaer; Elizabeth the widow of John B., d. March 29, 1841, ae. 73. Ch: Stephen Van Rensselaer, b. Jan. 5, 1803, d. April 16, 1827 in his 24th yr.

Bloemendaal, Johannes Maase, had house lot on east corner of Columbia and North Pearl streets. Jan Massen, Jr., was buried Dec. 17, 1756; m. 1st, Rebecca Fonda, Sept. 4, 1718. Ch: Maas, bp. May 31, 1719; Joannes, bp. March 1, 1721; Cornelis, bp. Dec. 2, 1722; Maria, bp. Aug. 16, 1724; Pieter, bp. Feb. 16, 1726; Jacomyna, bp. Aug. 10, 1728. 2d wife, Sara. Ch: Maas, bp. Nov. 7, 1731; Albertus, bp. Dec. 14, 1735.

Bloemendaal, Jacob Maase, and Sara Gardenier, m. Feb. 5, 1731. He was buried June 4, 1755; she, the 6th of March, 1752. Ch: Maas, bp. Aug. 19, 1733; Cornelis, bp. March 22, 1741.

Bloemendaal, Pieter, and Christina De La Grange, m. Dec. 6, 1751; she was buried Oct. 15, 1756. Ch: Johannes, bp. Nov. 12, 1752; Engeltie, bp. Sept. 29, 1754.

Bloemendaal, Albertus, and Maria Ostrander, m. May 25, 1756; he died July 4, 1818, in his 82d y. She was buried Oct. 7, 1756. Ch: Sara, bp. Oct. 3, 1756; buried Oct. 15, 1756. 2d wife Ann Harssen (Herser), m. Aug. 13, 1763; she died Nov. 18, 1797, ae. 56 y. 8 m. 13d. Ch: Jacob, b. Feb. 22, 1764; Sara, b. Feb. 11, 1766; Bernardus, b. Dec. 25, 1767; m. ...... Shanklin, d. April 12, 1822; Catharina, b. Aug. 2, 1770; Jacob, b. Oct. 18, 1772; Aaltie, b. Sept. 28, 1773; Maria, b. March 23, 1776; Maria, b. March 26, 1779; Anna, b. Nov. 20, 1781; Elizabeth, b. March 16, 1785.

Bloemendaal, Maas, Jr., and Helena Schermerhorn. Ch: Jacob, bp. Jan. 21, 1759; Sara, b. July 13, 1766; Engeltie, b. May 15, 1768; Gerritie, b. Jan. 21, 1775.

Bloemendaal, Maas, and Catharina Steenberg. Ch: Pieter, b. April 7, 1764; Rachel, b. March 30, 1769.

Bloemendaal, Jacob, and Margarita Roller (Ruller). She died March 20, 1847 ae. 83 y. Ch: Maas, b. July 26, 1783; Andries, b. March 28, 1786; Johannes, b. April 3, 1790; Jacob, b. Feb. 1, 1793; Gerrit, Aug. 19, 1795; Elizabeth, b. March 10, 1798; Helena, b. June 9, 1801; Alida, b. Dec. 26, 1803.

Bloemendaal, Johannes and Catharina Sharp, m. March 24, 1784. Ch: Rachel, b. June 27, 1784; Maas, b. Oct. 10, 1785; Juriaan, b. Feb. 26, 1789; Cornelia, b. Oct. 23, 1790; Maria, b. Dec. 1, 1793.

Bloemendaal, Cornelis, and Lena Reisdorp, m. May 18, 1784. Ch: Maas, b. Nov. 3, 1787; Lourens, b. Feb. 16, 1790; Cornelis, b. May 15, 1793.

Bloemendaal, Pieter, and Barbara Sharp, m. Feb. 11, 1787. Ch: Maas, b. Oct. 22, 1787; Catharine, b. July 27, 1793.

Blom, Hendrik, and Elizabeth Gardenier, m. Dec. 9, 1743. Ch: Ch: Albertus, bp. Oct. 21, 1744; Maria, bp. July 26, 1746.

Bloodgood, Abraham, and Elizabeth Van Valkenburgh. He was grandson of Francis Bloetgoet of Flushing, L.I. and d. Feb. 7, 1807, ae. 65; his widow Elizabeth, d. July 21, 1823, ae. 78. Ch: Francis, b. June 12, 1775; James, b. Jan. 10, 1778; Lynd (?), b. Dec. 25, 1781; Joseph, b. Aug. 17, 1783; Rachel, b. May 7, 1786; Maria, b. Feb. 12, 1790.

Bloodgood, James, and Lydia Van Valkenburg; he d. May 4, 1799, ae. 64 y. She d. Jan. 8, 1811, in her 78th y. Ch: Eva, b. March 27, 1777.

Bockes (Backis, Bacchus), Pieter and Eva Maria Miller. Ch: Anna, bp. May 29, 1752; Johannes, bp. Aug. 25, 1754. Elizabeth, bp. March 18, 1757; Catarina, bp. April 22, 1759.

Bocker (Bacchus), Pieter, Jr., and Anna Vegen. Ch: Catrina, bp. Aug. 25, 1754.

Bockes (Bacchus), Baltus, and Barber Coen, m. Jan. 13, 1757. Ch: Johannes, bp. Feb. 26, 1758; Catharina, bp. May 3, 1767.

Bockes (Backes), Hannes, and Barbara ...... Ch: Margarita, b. Aug. 5, 1769.

Boeringley, Philip, and Catharina Meyer. Ch: John, b. Sept. 19, 1791.

Boets (see Bots).

Bofie, or Boffy (see Bovie).

Bogardus (Bogart), Anneke (Annetie) Janse*. This celebrated character came to Rensselaerwyck, in 1630 with her husband Roeloff Jansen who acted as assistant bouwmeester for the Patroon at a salary of 180 guilders. Five or six years after, the family was found at New Amsterdam where Roeloff received a patent in 1636, for 31 morgens (621 acres) of land lying along the East river between the present Warren and Christopher streets. About this time he d., and in the year 1637 or 1638 his widow married Domine Everhardus Bogardus or Bogart, the first settled minister of New Netherland. Ten years later she again becomes widow and so continued until her death which took place in 1663 at Albany, to which place she had returned after the death of her second husband in 1647. Her property consisted chiefly of the Domine's Bouwery above mentioned, and was divided by her will equally among her three daughters and five sons. By her first husband, whom she married in Holland, she had. First: Sarah Roeloffse who married surgeon Hans Kierstede, June 29, 1642. After his death she married Cornelis Van Borsum of Brooklyn ferry, Sept. 1, 1669; and later Elbert Elbertsen of New York, July 18, 1683. She came from Amsterdam with her parents in 1630, and became a great proficient in the Indian tongue; in 1664 she acted as interpreter in the treaty made by Stuyvesant with the River Indians. She died in 1693. Second: Catrine Roeloffse. She married Lucas Rodenburg vice director of Curacoa, who d. about the y. 1656. Her second husband was Johannes Van Brugh, who was a prominent merchant and magistrate of New Amsterdam, and served in the common council several years after the English accession. They were married March 29, 1658. He d. in New York at an advanced age about 1699. His widow survived him. Their children were, Helena, wife of Teunis DeKay, m. May 26, 1680; Anna, wife of Andries Grevenraet; Pieter; Catharina wife of Hendrick Van Rensselaer of Albany; Johannes; and Maria, wife of Stephen Richard. Third: Sytje. She married Pieter Hartgers Van Wee who came over in 1643, and first settled in Beverwyck as one of the magistrates of the court of Fort Orange in 1654. He d. in Holland in 1670 leaving two daughters in Beverwyck. Fourth: Jan. At the date of his mother's will in 1663 he was unmarried. In 1665, he accidentally killed one Gerrit Verbeck with a gun, for which he was acquitted by the governor in form. Soon after he removed to Schenectady where with his wife he was slain by the French and Indians in the great massacre of 1690, leaving no children. By her second husband, Do. Bogardus, Anneke Janse had four children. Willem; Cornelis, bp. in New York, Sept. 9, 1640; Jonas, bp. Jan. 4, 1643, and Pieter bp. April 2, 1645.
*She is said to have been the daughter of Tryn Jansen, midwife at New Amsterdam and connection by marriage of Govert Loockermans. Dutch MSS., m, 55; O'Callaghan's History New Netherland, 1, 142.

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Bogardus, Willem, of New Amsterdam, and Wyntie Sybrantse, m. in New Amsterdam, Aug. 29, 1659. In 1656, he was appointed clerk in the Secretary's office in New Amsterdam, and in 1687 postmaster of the province. Ch: baptized in New York; Everhardus, bp. Nov. 2, 1659; Sytje, bp. March 16, 1661; Anna, bp. Oct. 3, 1663, m. Jacob Brouwer, of Gowanus; Cornelia bp. Aug. 25, 1669; Everhardus bp. Dec. 4, 1675, m. Anna Dally in New York June 3, 1704, had a son Willem bp. there Jan. 7, 1705; Maria, bp. Sept. 14, 1678; Lucretia, bp. Sept. 14, 1678; Blandina, bp. Sept. 13, 1680. About 1686, Willem Bogardus m. his second wife, Walburga DeSille, widow of Frans Cregier, son of Capt. Martinus Cregier.

Bogardus, Cornelis, and Helena Teller, dau. of Willem Teller of Albany. He lived in Albany, where he d. in 1666, leaving one son Cornelis, who m. Rachel DeWit, and d. Oct. 13, 1797.

Bogardus, Pieter, mariner. He resided in Albany till near the close of his life, when he removed to Kingston, where he d. in 1703. In 1673, he was one of the magistrates of the town, and in 1690, was commissioned with others to treat with the Five Nations and to look after the defence of the town. He made his will Feb. 3, 1701/2. His wife was Wyntie Cornelis Bosch, dau. of Cornelis Teunise Bosch and Maritie Thomas Mingael who afterwards m. Jurriaen Janse Groenwout in 1664. Ch: Evert; Shibboleth; Hannah, b. Jan. 22, 1679, m. Pieter Bronck; Maria, m. Johannes Van Vechten of Schaghticoke; Anthony; Rachel, bp. Feb. 13, 1684; Ephraim, bp. Aug. 14, 1687; Petrus, bp. April 30, 1691.

Bogardus, Cornelis; he was schoolmaster in Albany in 1700; soon after with his wife Ragel Tjerckse DeWit he removed to Kingston his wife's native place.* He d. Oct. 13, 1707. Ch: Jenneken, bp. in New York May 13, 1694; Ragel, bp. in Albany April 27, 1701, and was buried there Feb. 13, 1757; Cornelis. *Cornelis et Ragel Bogardus ablerunt mense Augusta 1720 cum testamento Kingstown." Albany Church Records.

Bogardus, Shibboleth, and Ann...... his wife. His house 1720-37 was on the north corner of James and Steuben streets. He was buried on the 26th of Sept., 1747, his wife on May 25, 1747. Ch: Pieter, bp. March 4, 1711, he was buried Oct. 21, 1756; Jacob, bp. in New York, Aug. 31, 1712; Ephraim, bp. in New York, Nov. 21, 1714; Wyntje, bp. April 21, 1717; Catryna, bp. Dec. 6, 1718; Shibboleth, bp. Oct. 2, 1720; Cornelia, bp. July 1, 1722; Ephraim, bp. Feb. 12, 1724; Ephraim, bp. Oct. 2, 1726, and buried Aug. 6, 1745.

Bogardus, Anthony, and Jannetie Knikkelbakker, "weduwe Van Henrik Lansing," m. March 6, 1709. He was buried in Albany April 17, 1744. Ch: Wyntie, bp. in New York, Sept. 1, 1710; Marya, bp. Feb. 10, 1712; Pieter, bp. May 21, 1716; Cornelis, bp. Aug. 3, 1718; Cornelia, bp. Oct. 11, 1719; Evert, bp. June 10, 1722, and buried July (not a typing error) 33, 1746; Anna, bp. Feb. 17, 1725.

Bogardus, Ephraim, and Agnietie De Garmo, m. Sept. 23, 1720. Ch: Petrus, bp. April 10, 1721; Catharina, bp. Sept. 16, 1722; Wyntie, bp. March 8, 1724; Ephraim, bp. Aug. 7, 1726; Jacob, bp. July 14, 1728; Catharina, bp. Feb. 18, 1730; Maria, bp. May 7, 1732; Anna, bp. Oct. 6, 1734.

Bogardus, Petrus, and Sara...... his wife. Ch: Egbert, bp. Sept. 27, 1724; Cornelis, bp. May 22, 1727; Anneke, daughter of Pieter Bogardus, was buried Sept. 20, 1747.

Bogardus, Shibboleth, and Catarina (Elizabeth) Van der Werken, m. Nov. 10, 1750. Ch: Shibboleth, bp. March 1, 1752; Maria, bp. Aug. 26, 1753; Anna, bp. March 28, 1756.

Bogaart, Pieter, and Rebecca Fonda. She was buried Feb. 5, 1754. Ch: Jannetie, bp. Oct. 14, 1711; Jacob, bp. July 22, 1716; Pieter, bp. Sept. 14, 1718; Rebecca, bp. April 10, 1721; Abraham, bp. Dec. 18, 1723; Magdalena, bp. Jan. 9, 1725.

Bogaart, Jan, of Kinderhook, and Catryna Van Wie, m. April 5, 1707. Ch: Marritie, bp. April 5, 1713.

Bogaart, Isaac, and Hendrikie Oothout, m. Nov. 25, 1725. Ch: Jacob, bp. Aug. 7, 1726; Hendrik, b. Oct. 26, 1729, and died June 28, 1821, ae. 92 y.; Jacob, bp. Jan. 14, 1733; Jacob and Catharina, bp. Sept. 22, 1734; Isaac, bp. June 14, 1741.

Bogaart, Benjamin, and Anna Halenbeck, m. Feb. 20, 1727. Ch: Jannetie, bp. June 9, 1727; Dorothea, bp. Dec. 2, 1729; Maria, bp. Aug. 13, 1732; Rachel, bp. Nov. 10, 1734; Jacob, bp. Jan. 12, 1736; Anna, bp. Sept. 9, 1739; Magdalena, bp. Dec. 5, 1742; Anna, and Isaac, bp. Jan. 12, 1746.

Bogaart, Douwe, and Willempie Bratt, m. Dec. 7, 1739. Ch: Maria, bp. Oct. 5, 1741; Rebecca, bp. Jan. 26, 1743; Barent, bp. Jan. 4, 1745; Magdalena, bp. Feb. 28, 1748; Rachel, bp. May 24, 1750; Willempie, bp. June 26, 1757.

Bogaart, Jacob, Jun., and Maria Yates, m. Oct. 24, 1741. Ch: Rebecca, bp. Aug. 8, 1742; Catalyntie, bp. June 17, 1744; Pieter, bp. Jan. 10, 1746; Pieter, bp. Dec. 25, 1747; Anneke, bp. Oct. 22, 1749; Christopher, bp. Feb. 2, 1752; Christopher, bp. March 3, 1754; Jacob, bp. March 7, 1756; Jacob, bp. Nov. 30, 1760; Jacob, b. May 14, 1762; Maria, b. Nov. 17, 1763.

Bogaart, Hendrick J., m. 1st Engeltie Van Schaick, June 29, 1751. Henry I. Bogart died June (Jan.) 27, 1821. Ch: Dorothea, bp. May 3, 1752; Jannetie, bp. July 4, 1755. Henry I. Bogaart, md. 2; Barber Marcelis (1759 ?), Barbara Bogart, d. Oct. 23, 1816, ae. 88 yrs 1 mo. Ch: Hendrikie, b. Feb. 29, 1760; Johannes, b. Sept. 5, 1761; Johanna, b. Nov. 18, 1763; Isaac, b. Sept. 7, 1765; Gerrit, b. March 9, 1777.

Bogaart, Abraham, and Marytie Bassett. Ch: Pieter, bp. July 7, 1754; Rebecca, bp. June 15, 1755; Annatie, b. Jan. 8, 1765.


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