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Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of Schenectady:
Veeder to Vreeland

[This information is from Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 by Jonathan Pearson (Albany, NY: J. Munsell, 1873). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 929.1 P36c, and copies are also available for borrowing.]

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"Persons interested will find little difficulty in tracing back their pedigrees to the First Settlers, by keeping in mind the following facts. The names of all sons who subsequently became heads of families (so far as the compiler could find), are printed in italics: the husbands of daughters and the parents of both husbands and wives are in all cases mentioned when discoverable."

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

Veeder

SIMON VOLKERTSE VEEDER, alias de Bakker, born in 1624, belonged to the ship Prince Maurice in 1644, which ship plied between Amsterdam and New Amsterdam; 1652 he bought a lot and settled in the latter city; sold the same in 1654 for 30 beavers, removed to Beverwyck, and from thence to Schenectady in 1662. He owned a bouwery on the Great flat numbered 9, containing 24 morgens, and a village lot on the north corner of State and Ferry Streets. He also owned land on the Normanskil, made his will Jan. 8, 1696/7, and spoke of the following Ch: Pieter; Gerrit; Johannes; Volkert; Volkie, m. Barent Janse Wemp; Geesie, m. Jan Hendrickse Vrooman; Magdalena, m. Willem Appel.

PIETER, eldest son of Simon Volkertse, m. Neeltie, dau. of Claas Van der Volgen, June 17, 1704. At the date of his last child's baptism, June 26, 1709, he was not living. His father gave him land on the Normanskil. Ch. bp: Simon, Dec. 30, 1704; Maria, Feb. 19, 1707, in Albany, m. Johannes Vedder; Pieter, June 26, 1709, in Albany.

GERRIT, son of Simon, m. Tryntje, dau. of Helmer Otten, Aug. 3, 1690, in Albany. She was the only child of Otten, who d. in 1675, after which her mother m. Reyer Schermerhorn. Gerrit Simonse owned the land about Veeder's mills early in the 18th century and had a lease from the church of the mill privilege in 1718. Through his wife he obtained possession of lots in the village on the north and west corners of Union and Church Streets; made his will March 12, 1746/7, proved July 8, 1755. Ch. b: Helmers, Oct. 22, 1690; Wilhelmus; Engeltie, in Albany, July 22, 1693, m. Johannes Vedder; Ariaantje, Nov. 16, 1695, m. Daniel Danielse Van Antwerpen; Hendricus, Aug. 3, 1698; Simon, Dec. 31, 1700; Annatie, Aug. 16, 1703, m. William Bancker; Cornelis, Jan. 27, 1706; Helena (Magdalena), April 2, 1710, m. Johannes Bancker.

JOHANNES, son of Simon, m. first, Susanna, dau. of Myndert Wemp, Nov. 19, 1697, and secondly, Susanna Wendell of Albany, June 3, 1718. She was buried in the church in Albany, Nov. 16, 1739. By his father's will he received land on the Normanskil, he also bought part of Jan Hendrickse Van Bael's patent there; made his will July 15, 1746, and spoke of the following Ch. except Ariaantje, also of his step-son Luykas Johannese Wyngaard: Ch. bp: Debora, June 20, 1698; Engeltie, Oct. 27, 1700, m. Jacobus De La Grange; Debora, Jan. 17, 1703, m. first, Reyer Wemp, secondly, Douwe Fonda; Maria, April 1, 1705; Myndert, April 30, 1707; Simon, Oct. 30, 1709; Ariaantje, May 31, 1719.

VOLKERT, son of Symon, m. Jannetie, dau. of Reyer Schermerhorn, August 6, 1698, in Albany. In 1719 the sheriff of Albany seized two pieces of Strouds in his house and condemned them to be sold and disposed of according to the Albany city charter. By the will of his father be received farm No. 9 on the Bouwland; he made his will August 4, 1733, d. Aug. 12, 1733. Excepting Engeltje, the following Ch. were then living: Ch. bp: Simon, Dec. 28, 1698; Ariaantje, Aug. 18, 1700, m. Willem Daasen; Reyer, Dec. 28, 1701; Engeltie, Nov. 7, 1703; Reyer, Oct. 28, 1705; Catalyntje, Feb. 8, 1708; Magdalena, Oct. 30, 1709, in Albany; Susanna, April 20, 1712, in Albany, m. Harmanus Vedder; Johannes, May 23, 1714, in Albany; Catalyntje, Jan. 1, 1716, m. Simon Veeder; Hendericus, Oct. 5, 1717; Hendericus, July (?) 9, 1719.

HELMERS, son of Gerrit, m. Anna, dau. of Jan Mebie, July 19, 1715. In 1713 he owned a lot 200ft. square on the west corner of Union and Church Streets. From his father he received half of the saw mill at "Veeder's mills." Ch. b: Gerrit, April 7, 1716; Johannes, b. and bp June 2, 1718; Catharina, Aug. 20, 1720, m. Jacobus Van Eps; Anna, Dec. 1, 1722, m. Rev. Johannes Schuyler; Simon; Hendericus; Petrus, July 30, 1732; Maria, Oct. 27, 1734.

SIMON, son of Volkert Symonse, m. Margriet, dau. of Barent Wemp, 1719. He d. Sept. 5, 1746; she d. Dec, 9, 1777. Ch. bp: Jannetje, Dec. 3, 1720; Magdalen, April 21, 1723, m. Harmanus Terwilliger; Jannetje, b. and bp. March 14, 1725; Volkje, b. June 5, bp. June 11, 1727; Barent, March 26, 1732; Jannetje, Aug. 25, 1734; Volkje, Oct. 17, 1736, d. Jan. 9, 1801; Folkert, Feb. 14, 1739; Engeltje, Jan. 11, 1741, d. Aug. 17, 1827; Volkert, Jan. 15, 1744.

PIETER, son of Pieter Symonse, b. on the Normanskil and residing at Schenectady, m. Maritie, dau. of Claas Van de Bogart, Jan. 21, 1732. Ch. bp: Neeltje, May 25, 1732, m. Hendricus Vrooman; Claas, b. Feb. 9 (grave stone), bp. Feb. 3 (Church Register), 1734; Maria, Aug. 17, 1735, m. Willem Hall; Margriet, March 29, 1737; Pieter Symonse, June 14, 1740; Anna, April 25, 1742; Catharina, April 22, 1744, m. Cornelis Van Slyck; Pieter Symonse, Dec. 28, 1746; Frans, Aug. 27, 1749.

JOHANNES, son of Volkert, m. Catharina, dau. of Abraham Mebie, March 16, 1738. Ch. bp: Volkert, Dec. 14, 1740; Jannetie, August 21, 1743; Abraham, Nov. 17, 1745; Simon, b. May 31, bp. June 5, 1748; Maria, Dec. 9, 1750; Catalina, Aug. 5, 1753; Eva, April 22, 1756; Catalyntje, Dec. 10, 1758.

CORNELIS, son of Gerrit Symonse, m. first, Elisabeth Visscher, Oct., 1727, in Albany; secondly, Engeltje, dau. of Wouter Vrooman, Jan. 7, 1732. His father gave him a lot 40 x 100ft., on the west side of Church Street, 180ft. northerly from Union Street. Ch. bp: Elisabeth, July 6, 1738; Wouter Vrooman, Oct. 5, 1740; Ariaantje, Sept. 23, 1744; Gerrit Symonse, Jan. 17, 1748; Gerrit Symonse, Sept. 30, 1750.

SIMON, son of Johannes, of the Normanskil, m. first, Catharina, dau. of Andries Van Petten, July 10, 1741 (Church Register), June 10, 1738 (Family Record); she d. Dec. 20 (23), 1741; he m. secondly, Maria, dau. of Lourens Van der Volgen, April 7, 1744; thirdly, Geesje, daughter of Hendrick Janse Vrooman; (fourthly, Annatie Bratt, wid., Dec. 24, 1748), and fifthly, Catalyntje, dau. of Volkert Veeder of Normanskil, April 9, 1752, in Albany. In 1756 he was called "merchant of Albany; " 1761 conveyed to his son-in-law, Johannes Glen, lot 52 Washington Street; made his will March 19, 1785, proved Dec. 20, 1786, then of Normanskil, gave to son Wyngaart farm and lands "now in my possession at Normanskil," to Volkert house in Albany; spoke also of dau, Catriena. Ch: Catharina, b. Dec. 15, 1741, m. Col. John Glen, and d. Oct. 22, 1799, a. 57ys., 9m., 26d.; Susanna, bp. Feb. 24, 1745; Susanna, bp. July 26, 1752, in Albany, Johannes, bp. Dec. 26, 1753; Johannes Simonse, bp. Mar, 12, 1755, in Albany; Lucas Wyngaard, July 24, 1757, in Albany; Volkert, b. June 14, 1760, in Albany.

JOHANNES, m. Wyntje Veeder. Ch: Annatje, bp. Oct. 14, 1738.

SIMON, son of Helmers, m. first, Elisabeth, dau. of Johannes Bancker, Sept. 25, 1755; secondly, Margarita Pootman about 1783, Ch. bp: Helmer, Feb. 1, 1756; Helmer, Feb. 11, 1759; Magdalena, March 4, 1764; Johannes, Oct. 12; 1766; Simon, July 10, 1774; Elisabeth, b. April 1, 1784.

REYER, son of Volkert Simonse, m. first, Margrieta, dau. of Johannes Vedder, Oct. 13, 1735, and secondly, Immetje, dau. of Cornelis Christiaanse of Genistagioene, Nov. 14, 1747; she was buried June 2, 1805. Ch. bp: Volkert, Aug, 14, 1748; Cornelis Christiaanse, Jan. 21, 1750; Christiaanse, Oct, 20, 1751; Simon, Feb. 10, 1753; Cornelis Christiaanse, May 4, 1755; Henricus, June 14, 1761.

MYNDERT, son of Johannes Simonse, m. Elisabeth Douw in Albany, Dec. 19, 1733, Ch. bp. in Albany: Johannes, June 29, 1734; Volkert, Oct. 3, 1736; Symon, Feb. 20, 1739; Abraham, Oct. 18, 1741; Susanna, April 29, 1744; Myndert, Dec. 14, 1746; Margarita, Jan. 14, 1753; Jacob, Jan. 14, 1759.

GERRIT, son of Helmers, m. first, Hester, dau. of Johannes Slingerland of Albany; secondly, Anneke, dau. of Nicolaas De Graaf about 1761. Ch. bp: Anna, Jan. 22, 1749; Maria, May 26, 1751; Margarita, April 28, 1753; Engeltie, Dec. 25, 1754; Johannes, Dec. 3, 1758; Nicolaas, b. Dec. 25, bp, Jan. 24, 1762; Alida, bp. Nov. 4, 1764, m. Pieter Clement; Helmer, May 13, 1770; Wilhelmus; Catharine.

WILHELMUS, son of Gerrit Symonse, m. Annatie Mebie. He received from his father half of the saw mill at "Veeder's mills," was not mentioned in his father's will 1746/7 then probably deceased. Ch. b: Hendericus, Feb. 20, 1725; Margariet, Aug. 18, 1727.

HENDERICUS, son of Wilhelmus above, m. Elisabeth Bratt, Ang. 18, 1750.

SIMON, son of Pieter Symonse, m. first, Geertruy Kip in Albany, Dec. 17, 1730. She was buried July 20, 1746, and he m. secondly, Annatie Van Antwerpen about 1749. Ch. bp: Pieter, Sept. 26, 1731; Geertje, Oct. 28, 1733; Pieter Symonse, Feb. 10, 1737; Abraham, June 20, 1742; Geertruy, Jan. 14, 1750; Johannes, Jan. 1, 1755; Geertruy, Sept. 10, 1758.

HENRICUS, son of Gerrit Symonse, m. Elisabeth Wemp, Aug. 18, 1750. He received a conveyance of the "Veeder's mills" from his mother July 11, 1752; from his father a lot on the north corner of Union and Church Streets, which passed to his dau. Catharina, wife of Jillis Fonda; made his will March 3, 1790, his wife, son Gerrit and dau. Catharina then living. Ch: Gerrit Symonse, b. July 4, 1751; Abraham, bp. Dec. 27, 1753; Catharina, bp. June 29, 1755, m. Jillis Fonda; Abraham, bp. April 9, 1758; Volkje, bp. Aug. 5, 1759.

HENRICUS, son of Volkert, m. Catharina, dau. of Jan Dellamont, Feb. 19, 1747/8. He was b. August 17, 1719, d. Aug. 23, 1776; she was b. May 6, 1728, d. Aug. 18, 1802.

JOHANNES, son of Helmer, m. Anna, dau. of Arent Samuelse Bratt, Nov. 24, 1750. He d. August 4, 1794, a. 76ys., 2m., 2d. She was b. Sept. 2, 1721, d. September 1, 1809, a. 87ys., 11m., 30d. Ch. b: Wilhelmus, July 5, 1751, d. Nov. 8, 1751; Wilhelmus, July 21, 1753, d. Dec. 16, 1787, a. 34ys., 4m., 16d.

HENRICUS, son of Helmer, m. Judikje, dau. of Joost Van Sice, Aug. 30, 1752. In 1762 be owned the lot on west corner of Union and Church Streets. Ch. bp: Magdalena, July 29, 1753, m. Simon Van Antwerpen; Annatje, Dec. 1, 1754, m. John Combs; Maria, Dec. 5, 1756; Johannes, Sept. 20, 1767.

CLAAS, son of Pieter, m. Catarina, dau. of Johannes Van Eps, Feb. 5, 1757. He made his will July 26, proved Sept. 1, 1810, spoke of his wife Catharine and sons John and Pieter C., John to have half the farm 6 miles south of Schenectady called "Het Dunkere Bos," 70 acres in all, and Pieter to have pasture land on "Simon Groot's kil" (now College brook), called Teunis Van Vleck's pasture, four acres. His house was on the lot bounded by Front, Green and Ferry Streets, which his son Johannes inherited. He was b. Feb. 9, 1734, d. Nov. 11, 1807, a. 73ys., 9m., 2d.; his wife d. October, 1815. Ch. bp: Maria, June 19, 1757; Johannes, Oct. 18, 1761; Pieter, Nov. 17, 1765; Johannes, July 24, 1768; Pieter, March 26, 1775.

BARENT, son of Simon Volkertse, m. Jannetie, dau. of Johannes Schermerhorn, Oct. 12, 1757. Ch. bp: Simon, January 29, 1758; Johannes, April 29, 1759; Johannes, Nov. 23, 1760; Engeltje, Sept. 12, 1762, m. Samuel S. Bratt; Folkert Simonse, March 4, 1764; Margarita, July 7, 1765; Volkert Simonse, Sept. 6, 1767; Magdalena, Jan. 1, 1769, m. Johannes A. Bratt; Jannetje, Oct. 14, 1770; Reyer, May 3, 1772; Volkje, July 3, 1774, m. William Purdy; Maria, Nov, 24, 1776.

BARENT (perhaps the same as the last), widower, m. Mathia Peters, widow, Jan. 24, 1790.

FOLKERT, son of Johannes Volkertse, m. Elisabeth Smith. Ch: Johannes, bp. Jan. 2, 1763.

VOLKERT, of Rensselaerswyck, son of Myndert, of Albany, m. Susanna, dau. of Reinier Myndertse, January 6, 1767. Ch. bp: Meyndert, Jan. 3, 1768; Reynier, July 15, 1770; Elisabeth, Oct. 10, 1773; Petrus, April 7, 1776; Johannes, Dec. 7, 1783; Margarieta, b. May 11, 1788.

VOLKERT SYMONSE, son of Symon Johannese of Albany, and Annatie Spaan of Normanskil, m. Jan. 25, 1786; he afterwards, about 1790, m. Ann Quackenbos in Albany. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Catelyntje, March 18, 1791; Anna, bp. Feb. 15, 1794, d. Aug. 24, 1797, a. 2ys., 12d.; Anna, b. Aug. 12, 1795, d. July 9, a. 17m.; Elisabeth, b. Feb. 16, 1798; Maria, b. January 22, 1801, d. June 13, 1803. [See Albany Families.]

JOHANNES, son of Myndert of Albany, of the Woestine, m. Lena, dau. of Pieter Vrooman, July 6, 1759. He was b. July 29, 1734, d. Sept. 26, 1793; she was b. Aug. 18, 1734, d. Dec. 20, 1813. Ch. b: Pieter Vrooman, Nov., 1760; Margaret, Oct. 22, 1763; Myndert, Sept. 14, 1769, d. June 12, 1833; Annatie, October 30, 1771, m. Frederic Bratt, d. June 20, 1794; Elisabeth, bp. April 16, 1775.

JOHANNES, son of Claas, m. Eva, dau. of Carel Hansen Toll, Jan. 26, 1791. He inherited from his father, the lot bounded by Front, Green and Ferry Streets. Ch. b: Maria, Oct. 25, 1792; Carel Hansen, Oct. 1, 1795; Nicolaas, Jan. 7, 1799; Elisabeth, Aug. 15, 1801; Elisabeth, Jan. 18, 1804; Peter, March 30, 1806; Elisabeth, d. Oct. 31, 1808, a. 2m. 3d; John James Ryley, March 19, 1809; Philip Henry, Sept. 9, 1811.

ABRAHAM, son of Johannes Volkertse, m. first, Sarah. dau. of Albert Vedder, Feb. 14, 1768. She d. about July 19, 1769, and he m. secondly, Annatie Fonda about 1778. Ch. bp; Albert, July 19, 1769; Sarah, June 27, 1779.

ABRAHAM, son of Myndert, of Albany, m. Neeltje Schuyler. Ch: Elisabeth, b. July 6, 1781; Simon, bp. Nov. 3, 1782; Elisabeth, b. May 28, 1785; Geertruy, July 27, 1789; Myndert, July 5, 1793. [See Albany Families.]

ABRAHAM, m. Sara Hansen. Ch. bp. in Albany: Isaac, Sept. 1, 1775; Pieter, July 1, 1787. [See Albany Families.]

PIETER SYMONSE, son of Symon Pieterse of Albany, m. Marytje Van den Bergh, March 13, 1762, in Albany. Ch. b: Geertruit, May 26, 1763; Cornelis, March 12, 1766. [See Albany Families.]

FRANS, son of Pieter, merchant, m. Maria, dau. of Pieter Bosie, Oct. 31, 1772. Ch. bp. Pieter, Aug, 2, 1773; Margarita, June 6, 1779, d. in Glenville unmarried, Oct. 15, 1849; Nicolaas, b. July 16, 1792, d. Aug. 4, 1794.

PIETER VROOMAN, son of Johannes, m. Jannetje, dau. of Jan Baptist Van Eps, July 28, 1789. He made his will Dec. 28, 1813, proved Oct. 12, 1814, spoke of his wife Jane, sons John, Harmen and Myndert, and of daus. Helen, Nancy, Margaret, Susanna and Maria. He d. and was buried in the Woestine, Oct. 9, 1814. a. 53ys., 10m., 10d.; his wife d. March 13, 1848, in her 82d year. Ch. b: Magdalena, December 17, 1791; Helen; Annatje, May 11, 1794; Johannes, Feb. 14, 1796; Harmen, Dec. 29, 1797, d. July 31, 1850, a. 52ys., 6m.; Margarieta, Oct. 27, 1799; Myndert; Susanna, Aug. 29, 1802; Maria, Oct. 30, 1808.

VOLKERT, son of Johannes, m. Rebecca, dau. of Abraham Groot. [Volkert Veeder was buried Sept. 9, 1804.] Ch: Johannes, bp. June 5, 1775.

WILHELMUS, son of Gerrit, m. Elisabeth, dau. of Major Snell, July 3, 1791. Ch. b: Gerrit, Jan. 29, 1782, lived on the east corner of Ellis Avenue and Jackson Place, d. Nov. 10, 1869; Eliza Gill, July 4, 1794; Major, Nov. 30, 1796; Nicholas, Nov. 10, 1799; Wilhelmus, March 4, 1803; John Darius Snell, March 27, 1813.

PIETER SYMONSE, son of Pieter, m. Maria, dau. of Harmanus Van Slyck. Ch. bp: Maria, Dec. 29, 1776; Sarah, April 26, 1778; Pieter, Jan. 9, 1780; Harmanus Van Slyck, Oct, 6, 1782.

PIETER, son of Claas, m. Maria, dau. of Barent Myndertse. He made his will August 9, 1811, proved Jan. 24, 1812, spoke of wife Maria and son Nicholas. Ch. b: Nicholas, Jan. 22, 1798; Barent Mynderse, Jan. 20, 1800; John, Sept. 18, 1809.

SIMON, son of Barent, m. Margarita, dau. of Robert Shannon. Ch. bp. Barent, Oct. 19, 1777; Robert, Feb. 20, 1780; Reyer, May 29, 1781; Jannetje, Feb. 16, 1783. Ch. b: Alexander, May 29, 1785; Simon, March 15, 1787; Cathlina, m. John S. Vrooman; John, Dec. 27, 1794; Elisabeth, Aug. 25, 1798.

LUCAS WYNGAART, son of Simon, Of Normanskil, m. Susanna, dau. of Samuel Bratt. Ch. bp: Catalyntje, Sept. 1, 1782; Catrina, March 28, 1784. Ch, b: Simon, June 30, 1786; Samuel, Jan. 16, 1788; Samuel, Feb, 23, 1790, Johannes Symonse, Dec. 16, 1791; Elias, b. Jan. 1, 1794; Volkert, b. July 8, 1796; Simon, Aug. 3, 1798.

JOHANNES SYMONSE, son of Symon Johannese, m. Catharina Winne. Ch. b. (and bp. in Albany): Annatie, April 20, 1787; Frans, Jan. 2, 1789; Rebecca and Simon, twins, March 4, 1792; Simon, Oct. 16, 1793; Rebecca, Match 10, 1797; Ann, Jan. 28, 1799. [See Albany Families.]

VOLKERT, son of Simon Johannese, m. Ann Quackenbush. Ch. b: Cateleyntje, March 18, 1791; Anna, bp. Feb. 15, 1794, d. Aug. 24, 1797, a. 2ys., 12d.; Anne, Aug. 12, 1795, d. Jan. 9, 1797, a. 17m.; Elisabeth, Feb. 16, 1798; Maria, Jan. 22, 1801, d. June 13, 1803. [See Albany Families.]

JOHN, son of Simon, and Elisabeth, dau. of Andries De Graaf, both of Corrysbos, m. Dec. 30, 1797. Ch. b: Simon, July 5, 1798; Andries, May 9, 1801; Nicholas, Apr. 7, 1803; Andries, Aug. 8, 1806.

JOHANNES, son of Barent, m. Marytje, dau. of Hubartus Van Vechten of Catskil. He lived in the town of Providence, d. in Monroe County, Aug., 1847. Ch. b: Jannetje, March 23, 1785; Hubartus, Oct. 19, 1786; Barent, Oct. 10, 1788; Reyer, April 16, 1791; Dirk, Jan. 16, 1793; Johannes and Rykard, March 28, 1795; Reyer, Oct. 30, 1797; Maria, Oct. 7, 1801; Barent, July 29, 1803; Annatje, Aug. 22, 1805.

GERRIT, son of Henricus G., m. Janneke Ten Eyck of Esopus, Jan. 12, 1782. He was justice of sessions; lived at and owned "Veeder's mills," d. Feb. 18, 1836, a. 84ys.; his wife, b. May 5, 1759, d. Aug. 31, 1834. Ch. b: Henricus, April 27, 1783; Cornelia, Dec. 12, 1785, d. Dec. 23, 1787; Mattheus Ten Eyck, May 2l, 1788, graduate at Union College 1808, d. June 9, 1824; Abram, Nov. 22, 1791; John, Sept. 8, 1794, d. Sept. 23, 1872; Elisabeth, January 26, 1798; Cornelia Blandina, May 22, 1801.

JACOB, son of Myndert of Albany, of the Normanskil, m. Catharina Spaun of Manor of Rennselaerswyck, March 4, 1787, in Albany. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Jochum, Oct. 30, 1789; Jochum, April 1, 1791. [See Albany Families.]

NICHOLAS, son of Gerrit of Glenville, m. Ann, dau. of Joseph Hetherington. He d. in 1862, a. 100ys. Ch. b: Annatje, Oct. 5, 1790; Jane, Sept. 14, 1794; Gerrit, Jan. 13, 1798; Joseph, April 1, 1801, d. April 24, 1853.

ALBERT F., m. Maria Kittle, June 6, 1798.

PETER, son of Frans, m. Folkje, dau. of Daniel Toll, April 4, 1795. He lived in house No. 40 Washington Street, opposite the west end of Union Street, still occupied by his dau.; his wife d. March 5, 1861, a. 82ys. Ch. b: Marytje, Nov. 5, 1795; Nicholas, May 14, 1798; Susanna, June 10, 1801, d. Sept. 18, 1872; Margaret, April 1, 1805, m. G. Lansing Oothout, now deceased; Elise, June 20, 1807; Eleanor, Sept. 30, 1811.

ARENT S., m. Jannetje Hoghingh. Ch: Anna, b. Dec. 10, 1787. [See Albany Families.]

MYNDERT, m. Elisabeth Perry. Ch: Reynier, b. Jan. 31, 1797. [See Albany Families.]

JOHANNES, son of Pieter Vrooman, m. Rebecca, dau. of Nicholaas Van Petten, Feb. 5, 1819. He d. July 29, 1849. Ch. b: Jane, Sept. 5, 1820, d. Oct. 5, 1829; Nicholas, Nov. 22, 1822, graduated at Union College 1844, m. Mary Jane Greig, August 7, 1866, resides at Pittsburgh, Penn.; Peter Vrooman, June 23, 1825, grad. Union College 1846, m. Amelia Jack; clergyman of the Pres. church; Prof. of the Japanese College at Jeddo; Anne Elisabeth, Nov. 28, 1827, m. William Augustus Willson, Dec. 14, 1849, d. April 30, 1865; Herman, July 13, 1830, m. April 30, 1857, Hannah Adair, who d. Oct. 24, 1872; Jane Helen, August 5, 1832, m. John Miller Thorp, Feb. 14, 1856; Sylvester, June 13, 1835, d. Aug. 17, 1836.

Ventan (Fenton?)

WILLIAM, and Annatje Egmont. Ch: Anna, b. Sept. 24, 1786.

Vergern

DIRK, m. Catharina, dau. of Tjerk Van der Bogart. Ch: Libbertje, bp. March 5, 1749. She afterwards m. Neil MeKelvy.

Verwy

TRYNTJE, a refugee from Woestine after the massacre of 1690.

Viele

CORNELIS CORNELISE, early settled in Schenectady, where, in company with Claas Frederickse Van Petten, he bought Marten Cornelise Van Isselsteyn's bouwery in 1668; 1670 he sold his moiety consisting of 12 morgens, 130 rods, with house, barn, two ricks and garden to Jurriaen Teunise Tappen of Albany, taking in exchange a house and lot in Albany on the west corner of State and Pearl Streets; three years later be sold this house and lot to Richard Pretty, sheriff; 1671 he was a licensed tapster in Schenectady; 1677 received a grant of 34 acres of land by patent on the Steene kill, about four miles west of Schenectady, and on the south side of the Mohawk River. His wife was Suster …… Ch: Arnout; Cornelis; Pieter; Volkert, bp. Dec. 1, 1689; Jannetie, wife of Johannes Dyckman; Debora, wife of Daniel Ketelhuyn.

PIETER CORNELISE, brother of Cornelis, also settled in Schenectady, where, in company with Elias Van Gyseling, he purchased Bastiaan De Winter's bouwery in 1670. His wife was Jacomyntje, dau. of Teunis Swart. Ch: Teunis; Lowis; and one or more daus. His wife m. secondly, Benony Arentse Van Hoek, who was killed by the French and Indians in 1690; and thirdly, Cornelis Vinhout of Ulster County, where she was living as late as 1700.

ARNOUT, son of Cornelis, lived in Albany; for many years he was the provincial interpreter, attending the yearly gathering of the natives at Albany, and frequently visiting them in the then western wilderness. On account of their high esteem for him, and as a recognition of the value of his services, the Mohawks, in 1683, gave him a parcel of land above Schenectady, on the north side of the river called Wachkeerhoha. In 1687 he was taken prisoner by the French as he was on his way to Ottawa to trade. Espousing the cause of Leisler in opposition to Col. Ingoldsby he was turned out of his office, after which he retired to Long Island, but being held "in great esteem by the Indians," and being "a good and faithful interpreter," he was soon recalled to the office of Indian interpreter. He m. Geeritje Gerritse of Amsterdam in 1617. Ch: Aernout; Wilempie, wife of Simon Jacobse Schermerhorn; Maria, who m. first, Matthys Vrooman, and secondly Douwe Aukes of Schenectady, 1685. His son Aernout was carried away by the Indians Feb. 9, 1690. 1692/3, Feb. 16, "upon which we marched about two miles where a Christian boy, Aernout the interpreter's son, came to us, who had been three years a prisoner among the French."

CORNELIS, son of Cornelis, m. first, Maria Aloff; and secondly, Diwer, dau. of Claas Van Petten, April 1, 1700. His first wife was killed by the French and Indians, Feb. 9, 1690. He settled at Maalwyck; in 1710 bought half of Benjamin Robert's property from his step-son Pieter Clement; in 1712 bought Poversen's landeryen on the opposite or south side of the Mohawk, of Jan Hendrickse Bout. Ch. b: Suster, June 4, 1700, m. Myndert Van Gyseling; Eva, June 11, 1702, m. Pieter Feling; Cornelis, Jan. 21, 1705; Jannetie, Oct. 29, 1707; Nicolaas, bp. Oct., 1710; Margarietje, bp. May 3, 1713, m. Jan Eckersen; Catrina, bp. March 31, 1716, m. Albert Arentse Vedder; Johannes, bp. Sept. 24, 1719.

PIETER, son of Cornelis, m. Anna Myndertse, March 17, 1704. Ch: Suster, bp. April 29, 1705.

CORNELIS CORNELISE, chirurgeon, m. Catharina Bogardus in New York, April 24, 1693. He was then a widower. In 1698 he was admitted freeman of the city. Ch. bp. in New York: Sara, April 24, 1695; Cornelis, Dec. 16, 1702.

TEUNIS, son of Pieter, m. Elisabeth, dau. of Johannes Dirkse Van Eps, June 16, 1693, in Albany. In 1699 he again m. Jillis Van Vorst. Ch. bp: Jacomyntje, April 11, 1694, m. Cornelis Pootman; Elisabeth, Jan. 8, 1696.

LOWIS, son of Pieter, m. Maria Freer. He settled in "Scaatkooke" as early as 1708. Ch. bp: Pieter, Nov. 3, 1700; Teunis, Sept. 28, 1702; Hugus, Feb. 25, 1705; Jacomyntje, Nov. 9, 1707, m. Isaac Fort; Isaac, April 28, 1710; Stephanus, Feb. 1, 1712/3; Abraham, Sept. 26, 1715; Jacob, June 21, 1719.

NICOLAAS, son of Cornelis, m. Catlyntje, dau. of Arent Schermerhorn, May 14, 1736. He m. secondly, Neeltje, dau. of Johannes Schermerhorn, March 2, 1744/5. He made his will April 20, 1795, proved Oct. 7, 1820, spoke of wife Neeltje, dau. Gezina, Catalyntje, Jannetje and son Cornelis. Ch. bp: Debora, Oct. 24, 1736, m. David Ketelhuyn; Arent, Dec. 7, 1738; Catlyntje, Mar. 21, 1742; Jannetje, Jan. 26, 1745; Engeltje, Jan. 26, 1747; Cornelis, Oct. 8, 1749; Engeltje, Oct. 6, 1751, m. Nicolaas S. Van Petten; Catlyntje, April 28, 1753; Jannetie, Dec. 1, 1754; Cornelis, Jan. 11, 1756; Gezina, March 2, 1760, m. Lawrence Schermerhorn, and d. Sept. 26, 1847; Jannetje, May 9, 1762, d, Sept. 26, 1841.

PIETER, son of Lowis, m. Catharina Van Schaick, June 23, 1728. Ch. bp. in Albany: Lowys, Jan. 22, 1729; Sara, Aug. 2, 1730; Maria, June 4, 1732.

TEUNIS, son of Lowis, m. Maria Fonda in Albany, Oct. 12, 1724. Ch. bp. in Albany: Lowys, Aug. 30, 1725; Johannes, Sept. 17, 1727; Maria, February 1, 1730; Rebecca, Oct. 30, 1732. Stephanus, June 2, 1735; Stephanus, July 1, 1736; Jannetie, Nov. 20, 1737; Catharina, Sept. 28, 1740; Pieter, Oct. 21, 1744.

HUGUS, son of Lowis, of Schachtekook, m. in Albany, first, Catharina Van Woert, Feb. 13, 1728, and secondly, Elisabeth Van Vechten, widow, Sept. 17, 1752. Ch. bp. in Albany: Lodovicus, April 20, 1729; Jacob, Aug. 2, 1730; Maria, May 27, 1733; Stephanus, Oct. 26, 1735; Maria, May 14, 1737; Anna, Feb. 17, 1739; Sara, Feb. 14, 1742; Pieter, Jan. 12, 1746.

ISAAC, son of Lowis, m. Hendrikje …… Ch. bp: Maria, July 3, 1737; Lammetje, Jan. 23, 1740; Lodovicus Biblicus Jacobus, April 1, 1743.

ABRAHAM, son of Lowis, m. Annatie Quackenbos. Ch. bp. in Albany: Maria, Feb. 24, 1754; Elisabeth, Jan. 30, 1757; Teunis, Aug. 6, 1759; Teunis, Feb. 14, 1762; Stephanus, b. Feb. 3, 1767.

JACOB, son of Lowis, m. Eva, dau. of Abraham Fort, in Albany, July 4, 1742. Ch. bp. in Albany save the first: Lodovicus, in Schenectady, Oct. 17, 1742; Abraham, Aug. 25, 1745; Maria, July 12, 1750; Stephanus, Aug. 3, 1753; Annatje, May 27, 1756; Johannes, June 24, 1759; [Jacob Viele and Catarina Coddington were m. in Albany Nov. 10, 1757.]

CORNELIS, son of Cornelis, m. Clara, dau. of Philip Bosie, Nov. 20, 1742. In May, 1751, she m. Ephraim Bratt. Ch. bp: Debora, July 17, 1743, m. Frederic F. Van Petten; Philip, b. July 7, 1745.

JAN, son of Cornelis, m. Debora, dau. of Abraham Glen, April 15, 1749. He made his will 1760, proved June 17, 1770, spoke of wife Debora and of the following dau., but not of the son. Ch. bp: Debora, Jan. 28, 1750, m. Abraham J. Van Eps; Margarita, April 29, 1753, m. Eldert Ament; Maria, Sept. 7, 1755, m. Johannes A. Van Antwerpen; Cornelis, Dec. 18, 1757; Susanna, April 20, 1760, m. Johannes Van Vranken.

PHILIP, son of Cornelis m. Rachel, dau, of Jacob Fonda, Nov. 24, 1770. He d. Aug. 7, 1797, a. 52ys., 1m.; she d. May 1, 1839, a. 90ys., 6m., 25d. Ch: Cornelis, bp. Feb. 9, 1772; Cornelis, b. March 4, 1773, d. in Schenectady Aug. 17, 1863, a. 90yg., 5m., 13d.; Jacob, bp. Nov. 19, 1775; Maria, bp. May 16, 1779, d. Dec. 15, 1788; Margarita, bp. October 21, 1781; Rebecca, b. Jan. 28, 1784, d. October 22, 1845; Deborah, b. Nov. 31 (sic), 1786, d. Feb. 13, 1790; Nicolaas, b. July 10, 1790, m. Jane Schermerhorn, d. Nov. 24, 1861.

LODOVICUS, son of Jacob, m. Aeffie, dau. of Simon Toll. Ch: Abraham, bp. Jan. 24, 1773.

STEPHANUS, son of Jacob, of Saratoga, m. Sarah, dau. of Simon Toll. Ch: Jacob, bp. Jan. 30, 1774; Lodovicus, b. Oct. 3, 1777, in Albany; Hester, b. June 23, 1789, in Albany.

PHILIP G., m. Maria Bratt. Ch. b. (and bp. in Albany): Catharina, April 11, 1773; Barent Bratt, June 7, 1775; Gerrit, Dec. 28, 1777; Rebecca, Aug. 13, 1780; Philip, bp. in Schenectady, Jan, 4, 1783.

CORNELIS, son of Philip, m. Tanneke, dau. of Abraham De Graaf, May 27, 1798.

Vine

JOHN, m. Elisabeth Bell. Ch. bp: Robert, Feb. 14, 1775; Elisabeth, July 8, 1778; Henry, June 20, 1781; John, b. Nov. 20, 1785.

HENRY, m. Maria De La Grange. Ch. bp: Catarina, July 5, 1775; Henry, April 22, 1778.

Vink

WILLEM, m. Margarita Ball. Ch: Pieter, bp, Jan. 26, 1792.

Vinkenouwer

JACOB, m. Maria Reydenberger. Ch. bp: Johannes, Sept. 19, 1761; Jacob, June 6, 1768.

Visscher (Visger)

NICOLAAS, son of Nanning of Albany, and Anna, dau. of Eldert Tymessen, both b. in Albany, now dwelling in Connestiagioune, m. January 18, 1734. Ch. bp: Hester, June 16, 1734, m. Ahasuerus G. Marselis; Maria, Sept. 2, 1744, m. Johannes R. Wemp. [See Albany Families.]

JOHANNES, son of Johannes and Elisabeth of Albany, m. Catharina, dau. of Harmen Van Slyck, March 29, 1737. Ch. bp: Johannes, Oct. 9, 1737, d. in Albany, Oct. 24, 1821, a. 85ys.; Harmen Van Slyck, April 29, 1739; Jacobus, April 25, 1742; Elisabet, Oct. 9, 1743, m. Col. Henderick Glen.

Col. JOHANNES, son of Johannes and Catharina, m. Susanna, dau. of Jacob R. Schermerhorn. He is said to have died about 1822. Ch. bp: Johannes, b. May 8, bp. May 25, 1760; Johannes, Oct. 3, 1762; Jacob, Dec. 30, 1764; Catarina, May 22, 1767; Harmen Van Slyck, May 22, 1768; Margarita, Nov. 12, 1770; Catarina, Oct. 24, 1773, m. first, Michael Tyms, and secondly, Barent Roseboom; Elisabeth, Feb. 9, 1777.

HARMEN, son of Frederick of Albany, m. Catharina, dau. of Willem Brouwer. He was among the earliest settlers at Caughnawaga, d. before the Revolution, leaving an aged widow, three sons — Frederic, a colonel of the militia, Johannes a captain, and Harmen, and two dau. Margarita and Rebecca. Ch. bp: Frederic, b. Feb. 22, 1741; Johannes; Harmen; Margarietje, bp. Sept. 30, 1747; Willem Brouwer, April 30, 1749; Rebecca; Geertruy, bp. in Albany, Aug. 30, 1754. [See Albany Families.]

PIETER, m. Dorothea Ball. Ch: Maria, bp. July 30, 1763.

NANNING, son of Johannes of Albany, m. Lena Lansing. Ch: Alida, b. April 22, 1769, m. James Welden; Rachel, bp. Oct. 18, 1775; Hester, b. March 27, 1780. [See Albany Families.]

TEUNIS, son of Teunis of Albany, m. first, Maria, dau. of Bastiaan Tymesen of Nistoungjoone, Oct. 22, 1767, and secondly, Elisabeth Groot, Nov., 1789. She d. before the baptism of her last child. Ch: Teunis, b. June 26, 1768; Jannetie, b. March 21, 1770; Johannes, Dec. 5, 1771; Bastiaan Tymesen, bp. Oct. 18, 1778; Machtelt, m. Abraham Vrooman; Mayke, bp. Oct. 10, 1782, m. Johannes Swits; Eldert, b. May 31, 1786; Eldert and Esther, b. Aug. 24, 1788; Teunis, b. June 23, 1798; Henry, b. March 12, 1805. [See Albany Families.]

ELDERT, son of Nicolaas of Albany (?), m. Geertruy, dau. of Johannes Fort. Ch. b: Elisabeth, Aug. 27, 1781; Elisabeth, Jan. 4, 1786; Johannes, March S, 1790.

JOHANNES, son of Johannes Jr., m. Annatie Ehl (Aele). Ch: Susanna, bp. Jan. 11, 1784; Petrus Aele, b. July 16, 1786; Johannes, Nov. 9, 1788.

BASTIAAN, son of Teunis, m. Catharina Vroom. Ch: Teunis, b. Oct. 23, 1799.

HARMANUS, son of Johannes Jr. (?), m. Elisabeth Cowper. Ch: Maria Cowper, b. Jan. 23, 1790.

JOHN, of Fort Hunter, m. Annatje Pearsen (Pearse?). Ch: Isaac, b. April 19, 1793.

Col. FREDERIC, son of Harmen, m. Gezina, dau. of Daniel De Graaf. May 22, 1780, the Visscher house at Caughnawaga was attacked by Sir John Johnson's party, and Capt. Johannes and Harmen Visscher were killed and Col. Frederic was left for dead, but afterwards he recovered, as also did his mother, who was struck down by a blow from a musket. [Simms's History.] Col. Visscher d. June 9, 1809; his wife d. in 1815. Ch. b: Harmen, June 4, 1769; Gezina, July 14, 1771; Daniel, Sept. 2, 1773; Willem Brouwer and Catrina, b. May 19, 1776; Harmen, April 4, 1780; Johannes, Dec. 16, 1784.

Vlaak

HARMANUS, m. Rebecca Vries. Ch: Maria, bp. April 8, 1782.

Voe

JOHN, m. Margarita Redely. Ch: Johannes, bp, June, 29, 1779.

Volleweyser

JACOB, m. Maria, dau. of Dirk Bratt. Ch. bp: Abraham, Oct. 19, 1755; Annatje, Dec. 3, 1758; Dirk, April 19, 1761; Maria, March 4, 1764.

ABRAHAM, m. Barber Bratt.

Voorhees (Van Voorhees)

GERRIT, m. Levyntje Francisco. Ch. b: Andries, Sept. 22, 1785; Michael, Jan. 20, 1788.

Vosburgh

ISAAC, m. Maria Van Valkenburgh. Ch: Hendrick, bp. Aug. 14, 1784.

HENDRICK, of Normanskil, m. Eetje Van Valkenburgh. Ch: Marytie, bp. May 9, 1786.

ISAAC, m. Annatje Dixon. Ch: Rachel, b. Jan. 26, 1798.

Vredendal

FREDERICK, m. Catarina Courtzinger. Ch: Jurry Matthias, bp. Sept. 5, 1780.

Vreeland

GERRIT, m. Sarah Wemple. Ch. b: Dirk, Jan. 21, 1790; Sarah, July 4, 1795; Joan, Sept. 2, 1797.

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