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Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of Schenectady:
Wendel to Zellennan + Appendix

[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."

Wendel (Wendell)

AHASUERUS, son of Evert Jr., of Albany, and Elisabeth Sanders, m. Anna, dau. of Jan Baptist Van Eps, Sept. 4, 1720. He was buried in Albany July 11, 1752. Ch. bp: Elisabeth, Feb. 12, 1721, in Albany; Susanna and Lena, June 29, 1723, the latter m. Johannes A. Van Antwerpen; Jan Baptist, March 6, 1732.

JOHANNES, attorney-at-law, son of Evert Wendel of Albany, m. Maria Catharina, dau. of Cornelis Van Santvord, July 16, 1741. He was buried in Albany Sept. 22, 1751. Ch. bp: Engeltje, Aug. 8, 1742; Anna, April 22, 1744; Engeltie, Jan. 19, 1746, m. Jacobus Van Eps; Evert, Feb. 28, 1748; Jacoba, Nov. 26, 1749; Geertruy, Sept. 22, 1751, in Albany.

JAN BAPTIST, son of Ahasuerus, m. Jacomyntje, dau. of Cornelis Van Dyck, Aug. 31, 1754. She was b. Sept. 12, 17133, d. Nov. 17, 1760. Ch. bp: Ahasuerus, Dec. 25, 1755; Maria, Nov. 5, 1758; Maria, Dec. 2, 1759, m. Simon Van Petten; ———— Jan Baptist Wendel, m. secondly, Elisabeth, dau. of Nicolaas Groot, and wid. of Arent Van Antwerpen, Jan. 15, 1762. In 1786 he lived at the west end of State Street beyond Water Street alley. Ch. bp: Annatje, Aug. 1, 1762; Annatje, Sept. 30, 1764, m. Arent S. Vrooman; Maria, Oct. 4, 1767; Nicolaas and Jacomyntje, April 22, 1770.

HARMANUS, merchant, son of Harmanus Jr., of Albany, m. Catrina Van Rensselaer. He d. before the baptism of his last child. Ch. bp: Harmanus, Jan. 22, 1768; Harmanus, Sept. 30, 1770, d. Dec. 3, 1841, at the residence of his son-in-law, Henry Vine; Elisabeth, April 4, 1774; Catarina, March 2, 1777.

AHASUERUS, son of Jan Baptist, m. Eva, dau. of Johannes Peek. He d. Feb. 22, 1848, a. 92ys.; she d. April 8, 1852, a. 86ys. Ch: Johannes, bp. Mar. 2, 1783. Ch. b: Margarieta, July 3, 1786; Johannes, Oct. 19, 1788; Jacomyntje Van Dyck, March 30, 1794; Cornelius Van Dyck, July 8, 1797; Joseph Harmen, Nov. 18, 1805.

GERRIT, m. Machtelt, dau. of Hannes Heemstraat of Niskayuna. Ch: Elisabeth, bp. July 13, 1783; Abram, b. Feb. 2, 1786; Johannes, Nov. 16, 1788.

ROBERT H., son of Hendrick Jr., of Albany, m. Agnietje, dau. of Pieter Fonda. He was an attorney-at-law, and at the age of 24ys. removed from Albany to Schenectady; was b. in Albany Feb. 7, 1760, d. in Schenectady July 7, 1848, a. 88ys., 5m. His wife d. April 1, 1828. Ch: Hendrick, bp. Sept, 29, 1784, d. March 13, 1868; his wife d. Dec. 1, 1870; Peter Fonda, b. July 3, 1786; Maria, b. Feb. 9, 1789, d. Oct. 26, 1809; Jacob, b. April 16, 1791, d. at Shelby's Basin, Orleans County, Oct. 12, 1843; Giles F. was buried Feb. 9, 1824; Alida, bp. Jan. 10, 1796; Robert Henry Lansing, b. Feb. 19, 1799; Mattheus Trotter, b. Dec. 14, 1801.

Werts

JOHN, m. Catharina Hoogeboom. Ch: Peter, b. Feb. 20, 1791.

Wessells

WESSELL, m. Maria, dau. of Arent Van Antwerpen. He was b. March 28, 1715, d. June 14, 1789. Ch. bp: Annatje, Oct. 12, 1740, m. Johannes Clute; Sara, June 26, 1743, m. Daniel Cornu; Lucas, April 14, 1745; Anna, June 7, 1747; Lucas, Nov. 26, 1749; Arent, June 17, 1752; Harmanus.

ARENT, son of Wessell, m. Maria T. Truax. [A Maria Wessels d. 1800.] Ch: Wessell, bp. July 27, 1783.

HARMANUS, son of Wessell, m. Sophia, dau. of Pieter Truex. He d. March 10, 1813, in his 59th year; she d. Oct. 8, 1838. Ch: Wessell, bp. Nov. 9, 1783, d. in Glenville Sept. 9, 1858, a. 75ys,; Margaret, his wife, d. Nov. 25, 1853, a. 72 ys.; Jacobatje, b. Dec. 31, 1790.

Westly

JOHN, m. Elisabeth McFarland. Ch: Nancy, bp. Sept. 24, 1786.

CHARLES, m. Mary Thornton. Ch. b: Mary Thornton, March 1, 1785; Ann Hunt, Dec. 24, 1787.

Westvaal

JACOB, and Annatje Wever. Ch: Annatje, Oct. 15, 1775.

PETRUS, and Sophia Van Aken. Ch: Johannes, bp. June 19, 1779.

PETRUS, and Barbara Aghenpagh, both of Hellenbergh, m. Nov. 12, 1788. Ch: Annatje, b. Nov. 24, 1799.

Wever

JOHANNES NICOLAAS, and wife Anna Elisabeth, were members of the church in 1737.

DANIEL, from Paderborn, and Claartje, dau. of Willem Marinus, m. Feb. 13, 1742/3. Ch: Catharina, bp. Jan. 27, 1745.

JOHANNES, and Christina Bellenger. Ch. bp: Gerrit, Dec. 3, 1758; Margarita, May 25, 1760.

JOHN, and Elisabeth Achenbagh. Ch: Peter, b. Dec. 26, 1786.

JERONIMUS, and Elisabeth …… Ch: Catarina, bp. Oct. 6, 1762.

FREDERIC, and Geertruy Bellinger. Ch: Elisabeth, bp. Jan. 25, 1781.

JACOB, and Geertje Van Vliet. Ch. bp: Benjamin, May 16, 1779; Lydia, March 4, 1781; Zacharias, Dec. 24, 1786; Blandina, b. March 23, 1789.

FRANS, and Elisabeth Achenbagh, both of the Hellenbergh, m. Aug. 17, 1785. Ch: Baltus, b. Sept. 7, 1790.

JOHN, and Catharine McNeal. Ch: Henry, b. Oct. 31, 1790.

HENRY, and Geertje Simonds. Ch. b: Henry, Oct. 8, 1796; Sarah, Oct. 11, 1798, both bp. July 15 (sic), 1798.

JOHANNES, and Anna Gates. Ch. b: Jacob, July 30, 1801; Stephen, May 7, 1805.

Wheaton

WILLIAM, and Hannah King. Ch: Thomas Ladd, b. Aug. 11, 1797.

JOSEPH, of New Jersey, m. Margaret, dau. of Jacob Mebie, May 14, 1758. Ch. bp: Catarina, Nov. 22, 1761; Reuben, Oct. 2, 1763; Annatie, Aug. 18, 1765; Elisabeth, Oct. 16, 1768; William, March 10, 1771; Maria, Feb. 26, 1775.

THOMAS, and Annatje Moll. Ch. b: Margrietje, May 17, 1785; John, June 4, 1791; Rebecca, Dec. 13, 1793.

REUBEN, son of Joseph, m. Maria McGee. Ch. b: Joseph, June 17, 1787; John, Jan. 13, 1790; Willem, Sept. 12, 1791; Thomas, April 19, 1793; Margarieta, Dec. 17, 1794; Jacob, Oct. 4, 1796; Reuben, May 1, 1798; Dennis, April 20, 1800; Elisabeth, April 10, 1802; Catharine, Aug. 6, 1804.

Wheeler

JACOB, and Sophia Starkweather. Ch: John Johnson, b. April 8, 1789.

Whitaker

THOMAS, and Sarah Dokstader. Ch: Sarah, bp. July 20, 1780.

White

NICHOLAS, geboren in Ireland, and Clara Van Slyck, m. Aug. 3, 1761.

PETER, m. Elisabeth Barheyt, Oct. 26, 1788. Ch. b: Philip, Jan. 13, 1789; Teunis, Dec. 28, 1792; Mary, June 14, 1794; Eber, Oct. 18, 1798.

Wicks

JEREMIAH, and Jannetje Lansing. Ch. b: John, April 24, 1795; Zopha, April 5, 1798; Maria, May 10, 1803.

Wiest

COENRAT, and Maria Van Aken. Ch. bp: Petrus, Jan. 10, 1777; Benjamin, June 24, 1781; Margarita, June 11, 1784.

Wightman

JACOB, and Maria Margarita Temmers (Tyms?). Ch: Jacob, bp. Feb. 23, 1783.

Wiley

JOHN, from Pennsylvania, and Susanna Peek, m. April 10, 1768. Ch. bp: James, Dec. 10, 1769; Margarita, July 8, 1771.

JOHN, widower, and Ann Needham (Ann Lydel, widow), m. Feb. 1, 1785. Ch. b: Lytle, Oct. 28, 1785; Reuben, Aug. 23, 1787; Susanna, Feb. 2, 1792.

JAMES, and Willempie, dau. of John Peek, m. Dec. 24, 1791. Ch: John, April 1, 1793.

JURRIE, and Catharina Merkle. Ch: Maria, b. Nov., 1797.

Wilkie

THOMAS, m. Maria, dau. of Christoffel Velthuysen, Dec. 11, 1785. Ch: Annatie, bp. Nov. 5, 1786.

CHRISTIAAN, and Ann Dodd, (Dodge), both of Remsenbos, m. Sept. 2, 1790. Ch. b: Maria, May 21, 1791; Christiaan, Sept. 15, 1792; Catharina, Nov. 7, 1794; Anna, Aug. 18, 1796; Frederic, Sept. 24, 1798.

Willard

LEVI, and Sophia Smith, m. Oct. 29, 1794.

Williams

SAMUEL, son of Thomas, of Albany (?), m. Francyntje Akermans. Ch. bp: Thomas, Aug. 23, 1719; Jannetie, b. July 13, bp. July 16, 1727; Jan, bp. 1730; Dorothea, Oct. 21, 1733.

LODOWYCK, and Rebecca Delamater. Ch: Anna, bp. Dec. 3, 1749.

HENDRICK, and Francyntje Clute. Ch. bp: Maria, March 7, 1756; Jacob, Feb. 12, 1758; David, Feb. 10, 1760; Pieter, June 10, 1764.

FREDERIC, and Cornelia, dau. of Johannes Barheyt, m. Aug. 14, 1785. Ch. b: Hendrik, April 5, 1786; Annatje, July 5, 1788; Johannes, July 20, 1790; Johannes, Dec. 27, 1792.

CORNELIUS, m. Tanneke Clute. Ch: Henderick, Oct. 27, 1782; Elisabeth, b. Jan. 24, 1787; Francyntje, Dec. 12, 1788.

JACOB, and Maria Markell. Ch: Henderick, bp. July 15, 1783.

PETRUS, son of Henderick, m. Engeltje, dau. of Johannes Barheit. Ch. b: Francyntje, Sept. 23, 1788; Annatje, Sept. 20, 1790; Hendrik, Aug. 25, 1792; Cornelia, Nov. 26, 1794; Johannes, Dec. 9, 1796; Jacobus, Feb. 18, 1799.

WILLIAM, and Polly Philips. Ch: Zilpha, b. Dec. 14, 1789.

DAVID, and Johanna Hoogteling of Lysjes kil, m. March 15, 1789. Ch. b: Sarah, Oct. 27, 1789; Francyna, Sept. 13, 1791; Charity, July 1, 1793; Maria, Sept. 14, 1795; Rebecca, May 1, 1798; Hendrik, Jan. 1, 1801; Catharine, May 20, 1802.

Williamson

JOHN, and Mary Passage. Ch. bp: George, Dec. 26, 1781; Elisabeth, May 8, 1784; John, b. March 23, 1786; Peggy, b. May 10, 1800.

Wilson

ROBERT, of Cherry Valley, and Anna Gardiner of Schenectady, m. Dec. 26, 1791.

JAMES, and Magdalena Schermerhorn, m. Aug. 26, 1757.

Wilt

FREDERIC, and Hanna Cipler. Ch: Dorothea Sophia, bp. Aug. 21, 1760.

FRANS, and Jacomyntje Setel. Ch: Maria, bp. June 15, 1768.

Winchells

JOHN, of Albany, and Mary Dunlap of Schenectady, m. May 6, 1787.

Winne

LEVINUS, son of Pieter, of Albany, m. Susanna, dau. of Johannes Wendell of the same place. Ch: Johannes, bp. July 30, 1735. [See Albany Families.]

DANIEL R., of Albany, and Jannetie Bancker of Schenectady, m. May 21, 1763.

ANTONY, and Rebecca Van Loon. Ch: Christina, bp. Sept. 30, 1799.

HUGHO, son of Frans Jr., of Albany, m. Annatie Clute. Ch: Frans, b. July 30, 1794. [See Albany Families.]

JACOB, m. Nelly Van Petten, Feb. 15, 1797.

JOHN, son of Pieter of Albany (?), m. Folkie, dau. of Johannes Wemple. Ch: Susanna Maria, b. Aug. 21, 1798. [See Albany Families.]

Wirts

MOURITS, and Jannetje Noortman. Ch. b: Eva, Aug, 19, 1794; Margaret, Oct. 26, 1796.

Wise

JOHANN DANIEL, and Anna Maria …… Ch: Carel Wilhelm, bp. Sept. 25, 1779.

Witbeck

SAMUEL, son of Lucas of Albany (?) and Rebecca Buys. Ch: Jacobus, bp. Jan. 17, 1776. [See Albany Families.]

Wittick

ABRAHAM, and Lea Bovie. Ch: John, bp. Jan. 22, 1788.

Wombells

JOHN, and Maria …… Ch: Catrien, bp. May 1, 1764.

Wood

JAMES, and Maria Nesbit. Ch. b: William, Sept. 17, 1785; Joseph, Dec. 18, 1787; Catharina, bp. Sept. 14, 1789; Alida, b. Nov. 15, 1791; Jochim Van der Heyden, Sept. 18, 1794; Joseph Nesbit, Nov. 8, 1797; Johannes, Sept. 15, 1799; Elisabeth Smith, Aug. 18, 1802; Catlina Ryley, Aug. 19, 1804; Maria, March 25, 1806. [James Wood, a Revolutionary soldier, d. Feb. 11, 1827, a. 67ys.]

JOHN, goldsmith, m. Machtelt, dau. of Abraham Quackenbosch. He resided in a house next west of No. 108 State Street. Ch. b: Abraham, June 13, 1784; Johannes, Jan. 7, 1792; Peter Ouderkerk, April 5, 1795.

WILLIAM, and Sarah Grant. He d. before the baptism of his dau. Rachel. Ch: Rachel, b. May 19, bp. June 20, 1786.

Woodcock

BENJAMIN, and Mary …… Ch: Benjamin, bp. March 10, 1758.

Wooley

DANIEL, and Anna Halstead. Ch: Richard, bp. May 27, 1782.

Wright

SAMUEL, of Duanesburgh, and Catharina Thornton of Corrysbos, m. Jan. 15, 1794. Ch. b: David, Dec. 15, 1794; Anna, April 15, 1797; Ann, June 3, 1799.

EDMUND, and Dorcas Thornton. Ch. b: James Thornton, Aug. 14, 1794; Antje, Aug. 24, 1796; Fisher, July 12, 1799.

HUGH, and Ann Dunlap, m. August 28, 1792.

Wykoff

CORNELIUS, printer, and Elisabeth Richmond. Ch. b: Mary Shippy, Dec. 4, 1795; Peter Richmond, June 6, 1797.

Wyl

FRANK, and Jomyna Wyl. Ch: Catrien, bp. Oct. 6, 1765.

Wyldy

WILLIAM, wid. Mary Stanley. Ch. bp: Mary, July 1, 1750; Thomas, Dec. 20, 1752; John, Dec. 13, 1754; Samuel, Sept. 4, 1757.

EDWARD, m. Maria Magdalena Moor, Nov. 28, 1773 (sic). Ch. bp: Annatie, June 27, 1773; Nathaniel, Aug. 13, 1775.

THOMAS, son of William, m. Maria Drake (Dake). Ch. bp: Jacomyntje, Jan. 27, 1775; Maria, Dec. 15, 1777; William, Jan. 17, 1781; Edward, March 20, 1783. Ch. b: Annatie, April 1, 1785; Cornelius, Oct. 21, 1787; Eva, Nov. 10, 1790; Margarieta, April 15, 1793; Hendrick, July 19, 1795; Cornelia, Sept. 8, 1799.

EDWARD DANIEL, m. Mary Mac Culloch, Jan. 24, 1769.

WILLIAM, and Sophia Sheits (Schell), Ch. bp: Mary, April 4, 1779; William, Aug. 23, 1781; Sophia, May 31, 1784.

Wyser

JOHANNES, and Ruth Wiley (Wilsey). Ch. bp: Cornelius, June 22, 1777; Catarina, Sept. 5, 1779; Martinus, Dec. 30, 1780; Catrina, July 13, 1783; John, b. Nov. 23, 1785; Sarah, Aug. 10, 1789.

Yates

JOSEPH, came to Albany soon after the surrender of the province to the English in 1664. He probably learned his trade or practiced it with Marcelis Janse Van Bommel, whose daughter, Hubertje Marselis, he m. In 1693 he had 7 children living; in 1713 lived on the east corner of Green and Beaver Streets; was buried May 22, 1730. His wife was buried July 13, 1730. Ch. bp. in Albany: Christoffel, April 16, 1684; Robert, b. Nov. 4, bp. Nov. 11, 1688; Selia, bp. May 7, 1693; Joseph, March 17, 1695; Sara, March 6, 1698; Abraham, March 1, 1704. [See Albany Families.]

CHRISTOFFEL, son of Joseph, of Albany, m. Cateleyntje, dau. of Adam (?) Winne, July 12, 1706. He was buried Feb. 26, 1754. Ch. bp. in Albany: Joseph, April 20, 1707; Adam, Aug. 15, 1708; Catalina, Oct. 7, 1711; Catalyna, Oct. 19, 1712; Hubertje, Nov. 7, 1714; Johannes, Oct, 14, 1716; Anneke, Oct. 5, 1718; Maria, April 29, 1722; Abraham, August 23, 1724; Pieter, Jan. 8, 1727. [See Albany Families.]

ROBERT, son of Joseph, "merchant," settled in Schenectady, where he m. Margriet, dau. of Claas De Graaf, Feb. 13, 1712, He made his will Nov. 12, 1747, proved April 2, 1748, spoke of sons Joseph and Abraham, to whom he left his real estate, also his tan-yard on Mill Lane, buildings, leather, working tools, hides, &c., "belonging to my cordwainer's trade," He d. March 4, 1748, in his 60th year. Ch. bp: Joseph, July 12, 1714, in Albany; Elisabeth, January 7, 1716, m. Ephraim Smith; Maria, Jan. 25, 1718, m. Gerrit Van Antwerpen; Claes, Oct. 25, 1719; Sara, Aug. 19, 1721, m. Jacobus Mynderse; Abraham, April 3, 1724; Christoffel, b. Dec. 17, 1726.

JOSEPH, son of Joseph, of Albany, m. Hendrikje Hooghkerk, May 28, 1719. She was buried Jan. 19, 1750. Ch. bp. in Albany; Joseph, March 9, 1720; Luycas, April 22, 1722; Albertus, Oct. 4, 1724; Judic, Feb. 12, 1727, d. Feb. 5, 1805, a. 77ys., 11m., 28d.; Johannes, Sept. 7, 1729; Abraham, Dec. 20, 1730; Abraham, Dec. 24, 1732; Huybertje, June 16, 1736. [See Albany Families.]

ABRAHAM, son of Joseph, m. Hester Drinkwater in New York, Sept. 10, 1726.

JOSEPH, son of Christoffel of Albany, m. Eva, dau. of Jellis Fonda, Jan. 17, 1730. About 1734 he settled in Schenectady. Ch. bp: Catalyna, Jan. 17, 1731 in Albany, m. Cornelis Peek; Rachel, May 7, 1732, in Albany, m. Cornelis Barheit (?); Huybertje, June 15, 1735, m. Samuel S. Bratt; Christoffel, July 8, 1737; Thanna (Tanneke), April 29, 1739, m. Col. Cornelis Van Dyck; Eva, Oct. 4, 1741, m. Johannes H. Peek Jr.; Gillis, April 22, 1744; Annatje, Oct. 5, 1746.

ADAM, son of Christoffel, of Albany, m. Anna Gerritse, June 2, 1733; she was buried Sept. 15, 1751. Ch. bp. in Albany: Jan Gerritsen, Mar. 23, 1735; Christoffel, April 22, 1739, d. Nov. 8, 1809, a. 71ys.; Joseph, Jan. 13, 1742; Maria, Oct. 19, 1744; Annatje, Feb. 19, 1749. [See Albany Families.]

JOHANNES, son of Christoffel, of Albany, m. Rebecca Waldron, Nov. 28, 1737. He made a will Dec. 27, 1775, proved June 4, 1776. The following ch. were then living, except Cathalina and Cornelia. Ch. bp. in Albany: Christoffel, Aug. 27, 1738; Tryntje, Dec. 28, 1740, m. Antony Bries; Cathalina, Feb. 12, 1744; Cornelia, January 12, 1746; Pieter Waldron, Aug. 23, 1747; Annatie, Dec. 25, 1749, m. Willem Staats; Engeltie, July 6, 1752; Cornelis Van Schaick Jr.; Rebecca, Nov. 14, 1756.

ABRAHAM, son of Christoffel, of Albany, m. Antje De Ridder. He was mayor of Albany; d. June 30, 1796, a. 73ys. Ch. bp. in Albany: Christoffel, June 7, 1747; Christoffel, July 10, 1748; Tanneke, Nov. 4, 1750; Cornelis, March 11, 1753.

PIETER, son of Christoffel, of Albany, m. Sarah Van Alsteyn. Ch. bp. in Albany: Christoffel, March 18, 1750; Pietertje, May 29, 1752; Jacob, March 28, 1755, d. at Schaghticoke Nov. 21, 1831, a. 76ys.; Abraham, Dec. 25, 1757; Cathalina, June 7, 1761; Maria, b. April 18, 1764; Annatje, March 2, 1767.

JOSEPH, son of Robert, of Schenectady, m. Maria, dau. of John Dunbar, Sept. 5, 1737, in Albany. Ch. b. in Schenectady: Robert, March 17, 1738; Jannetje, July, 1739; Maria, Dec. 14, 1740, m. Jacobus Teller; Catharina, March 20, 1743, m. Johannes Mynderse; Elisabet, March 17, 1745, m. Cornelis A. Van Slyck; Jannetje, June 7, 1747, m. Cornelis Cuyler; Johannes, July 2, 1749; Sara, July 21, 1751; Nicolaas, Dec. 20, 1752; Abraham, Mar. 23, 1755; Abraham, Feb. 27, 1757; Johannes, b. June 12, 1760.

ABRAHAM, son of Robert, of Schenectady, m. Sara, dau. of Abraham Mebie, April 8, 1749. In 1749 he was called carpenter, in 1753, merchant; 1767 he owned the lot opposite the Court House in Union Street. Ch. bp. in Schenectady: Robert, Dec. 10, 1749; Petrus, April 5, 1752; Abraham, Sept. 3, 1754; Maria, July 11, 1756; Maria, July 24, 1757; Abraham, June 3, 1762; Maria, Dec. 27, 1765.

CHRISTOFFEL, son of Joseph and Eva, m. Jannetje, dau. of Andries Bratt, Oct. 16, 1761. He was a surveyor; colonel of a regiment of fatigue men in the Revolution, and "one of the best informed and most efficient patriots in the Mohawk Valley." [Simms's History.] He made his will 1785, proved Nov. 14, 1785; spoke of his wife and the following ch., save Catarina. Ch. bp: Eva, Feb. 14, 1762; Elisabeth, May 7, 1763, m. Jillis Fonda; Eva, Jan. 13, 1764, m. William Johnson Butler of Niagara; Helena, Nov. 16, 1766; Joseph, b. Nov. 9, bp. Nov. 20, 1768; Hendericus, Oct. 7, 1770; Andreas, Jan. 17, 1773; Annatje, March 12, 1775, d. April 17, 1851, a. 76ys.; Catarina, Oct 12, 1777; Jillis, April 1, 1781; Johannes, Feb. 1, 1784.

JELLIS, son of Joseph and Eva, m. Ariaantie, dau. of Andries Bratt, March 16, 1768. He d. in Glenville Nov. 13, 1812, a. 68ys., 7m., 17d. Ch. bp: Joseph, Aug. 7, 1768; Elisabeth, July 29, 1770, m. Myndert A. Wemple; Eva, Mar. 14, 1773; Catarina, Nov. 17, 1776, m. Robert Gally; Hubertje, b. Aug. 2, bp. Aug. 22, d. Aug. 29, 1779; Andreas, July 14, 1782, d. in Glenville Aug. 25, 1846, a. 64ys., 2m., 6d.; Harriet his wife, d. Sept. 4, 1850, a. 69ys., 1m., 9d.; Lena, b. Oct. 3, bp. Sept. 29 (sic), 1784; Catlyntje, b. March 8, 1786; Annatje, b. Aug. 4, 1788; Rachel, b. Aug. 13, 1792.

NICOLAAS, son of Joseph and Maria, m. Rebecca, dau. of Abraham Fonda. He lived at No. 5 Church Street; after his death his wid. m. …… Van Vranken. He was not living, Jan. 2, 1802, when his father made his will. The following ch. were then living, except Susanna. Ch. b: Susanna, bp. Dec. 12, 1784; Abram, b. Feb. 7, 1788, perhaps of Onondaga in 1817; Robert, Nov. 11, 1789; Isaac Glen, Aug. 21, 1793; Joseph.

JOHANNES, son of Joseph and Maria, m. Margarita, dau. of Gillis Fonda. He was b. June 12, 1760, d. 1826; his wid. d. Dec. 26, 1839, a. 75ys. Ch. b: Joseph, Oct, 4, 1786, d. June 12, 1837; Jannetje, Oct. 5, 1789; Jane, 1794, m. Giles Yates, d. July 20, 1848; Mary, Nov. 5, 1795; Jellis Fonda, Nov. 8, 1798; Robert Henry, July 9, 1801; Maria Matilda, June 27, 1805; Catharine Louisa, April 22, 1810.

ABRAHAM, son of Joseph and Maria, made his will March 7, 1809, proved July 10, 1809, gave Joseph Mynderse two morgens of land, to Joseph, Robert, Abraham and Isaac, ch. of his deceased brother Nicholas, "the share that I hold in the tan-yard near the Church mill," &c.

JOHANNES, son of Christoffel of Albany, m. Margarietje, dau. of Jacobus Myndertse, March 6, 1788. Ch. b. (and bp. in Schenectady): Sarah, Jan. 24, 1789, m. Samuel Gray; Christopher, March 7, 1791; Jacobus, Jan. 11, 1793; Catharina, July 7, 1794, m. Sidney Potter; Maria, May 22, 1796, m. A. Giles; Catlyntje, Nov. 10, 1798.

JOSEPH, son of Jellis, m. Annatie, dau. of Isaac Roosa, Dec. 14, 1788. He d. in Glenville Sept. 13, 1838, a. 70ys., 1m., 8d; she d. Dec 26, 1823, a. 57ys., 4m., 10d. Ch. b: Ariaantje, Oct. 3, 1789; Marytje, Dec. 23, 1792; Elisabeth, April 18, 1795; Isaac, Feb. 22, 1797; Gen. Isaac J. Yates d. in Greenfield Sept. 13, 1848, a. 5lys.; Eva, March 8, 1799; Jellis, May 6, 1801, d. April 11, 1853, a. 51ys., 11m,, 6d.; John, March 5, 1803, d. Dec. 3, 1851, a. 48ys.; Andrew, Nov. 25, 1806, of class 1834, Union College.

HENRICUS, son of Col. Christoffel, m. Catharina, dau. of Johannes Mynderse, Oct. 24, 1791. He was an attorney-at-law; for a number of years state senator and member of the council of appointment, d. in Albany March 20, 1854, a. 83ys.; Mrs. Yates d. in New York Sept. 28, 1841, a. 69ys. Ch. b: Christoffel, Oct. 6, 1793; Mary, August 17, 1795; Henry Christopher, June 13, 1799, graduated in Union College 1818, d. May 12, 1847; Edward, Oct. 21, 1801, graduated in Union College 1819, d. 1833; Stephen, July 12, 1805, graduated in Union College in 1825; Charles, March 1, 1808, graduated in Union College 1829, d. Sept. 26, 1870; Jane Anne, Feb. 29, 1816.

JOSEPH, son of Col. Christopher, m. first, Ann, wid. of James Ellice, Sept. 31 (sic), 1791; secondly, Maria, dau. of John and Sybil Kane of Albany, who d. Oct, 26, 1797, a. 26ys., and thirdly, Ann Elisabeth De Lancey, who d. Jan. 4, 1864. He was an attorney-at-law; first mayor of Schenectady; state senator in 1807; judge of the Supreme Court 1808; governor of the state 1823-4, d. March 19, 1837. Ch. b: Helen Maria, Sept. 28, 1797, m. John Keyes Paige, d. Jan. 25, 1829; Jane Josepha, Oct. 25, 1801; Anna Alida, Sept. 14, 1806; Jane Josepha, Nov. 6, 1811.

ANDREAS (Andrew), son of Col. Christoffel, m. first, Mary Austin; secondly, Hannah A. Hooper, who d. Oct. 22, 1859, a. 76ys. He was a minister of the Reformed Dutch church; 1797-1801, professor of Latin and Greek languages; 1814-1822, professor of Moral Philosophy and Logic in Union College, d. at Schenectady Oct. 14, 1844, in his 73d year. Ch. of the first wife: Christopher, b. Aug. 3, 1798; John Austin, b. May 31, 1801, graduated at Union College 1821, professor of Oriental Literature 1823-1849, d. Aug. 27, 1849; Andrew J., graduated at Union College, d. Aug. 8, 1856. Ch. of second wife: James Hooper, b. Oct. 9, 1815, graduated at Union College, d. 1861; Christopher, b. Feb. 12, 1818; Helena, b. Sept. 1, 1819; Joseph, b. May 20, 1821; Ann Elisabeth, bp. Aug. 18, 1822.

ABRAHAM, son of Joseph and Hubertje (?), of Albany, m. Jannetie Bratt in Albany, Aug. 22, 1761. She d. Nov. 22, 1804, a. 70ys., 9m., 25d. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Hendrik, Sept. 28, 1763; Jannetje, July 17, 1766; Hubertje, June 12, 1769; Annatie, April 20, 1722; Daniel, Sept. 9, 1774, d. June 29, 1802.

CHRISTOPHER, son of Johannes and Rebecca, of Albany, m. Catharina Lansing, July 17, 1761, in Albany. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Abraham, Oct. 14, 1763; Evert, Oct. 24, 1764, d. at Fultonville Sept. 10, 1846, a. 82ys.; Johannes, May 13, 1766; Gerrit, April 13, 1768; Pieter, Jan. 28, 1778; Cathalyntje, Oct. 28, 1771; Alexander, Nov. 22, 1773; Annatie, July 6, 1776; Christopher, May 10, 1779; Doct. Christopher C. Yates d. at Parishborough, Nova Scotia, Sept. 23, 1848.

ROBERT, son of Joseph of Schenectady, m. Jannetie Van Ness, in 1765, in Albany, where he settled as attorney-at-law; member of the committee of safety, and of the convention that adopted the state constitution in 1777; one of the first judges of the Supreme Court of this state, and subsequently chief justice; member of the Federal convention of 1787, and of the state convention called to ratify the Federal constitution; d. Sept. 9, 1801. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Maria, Feb. 12, 1767; Maria, Oct. 19, 1768; William, Sept. 2, 1771; Joseph, Nov. 3, 1773; John Van Ness, 1779, d. Jan. 10, 1839; Pieter, Aug. 30, 1783.

CHRISTOPHER, son of Adam, of Albany, m. Catharina Waters, July 19, 1766. He d. Nov. 8, 1809, a. 7lys. Ch. bp. in Albany: Annatie, Feb. 10, in d' avond Kerk gedoopt, Feb. 11, 1767; Annatje, March 27, 1768; John Waters, Oct, 25, 1769, cashier of New York State bank, d. March 29, 1828, a. 58ys.; Sara, Dec. 14, 1771, d. Feb. 6, 1794; Marytje, Feb, 12, 1775; Christoffel and Adam, Feb. 9, 1776.

PIETER WALDRON, son of Johannes, of Albany, m. Ann Margarita Helms (Hellems, Kellens). Mrs. Mary Yates, wife of Peter W. Yates, d. Nov. 23, 1794, a. 45ys.; Peter W. Y., counsellor-at-law of Albany, d. at Caughnawaga March 9, 1826, a. 79ys. Ch. b. (bp. at Albany): Cornelius Erasmus, July 21, 1768; Margarita, Jan. 28, 1770; Cornelia, Sept. 27, 1771; Cornelia, May 14, 1773; Maria, Dec,. 23, 1775; Rebecca, Aug. 20, 1780, m. John King, and d. in New Lebanon Sept. 28, 1829; Magdalena, December 15, 1782; Engeltie, July 12, 1786.

PETER W. (same as the last?), m. Mary Terbush (Ter Boss), Dec. 19, 1798. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Elisabeth, May 28, 1800, "it was intended to call this child, and she is called Catharine by her parents," (Albany Church Records); Catharine, June 28, 1801.

CHRISTOPHER, son of Pieter of Albany, m. Rebecca Winne She d. July 11, 1763, a. 68ys. Ch: Pieter, b. July 15, 1784.

HENDRICK, son of Abraham, of Albany, m. Rachel Van Santen (Van Zandt), Jan. 19, 1786. She d. April 5, 1846, a. 80ys., 7m., 27d. Ch. b. (bp. in Albany): Abraham, February 14, 1787; Rebecca, Sept. 19, 1788; Gysbert, Nov. 20, 1790; Henry, Dec. 1, 1792; Jan, March 22, 1797; Sara, May 9, 1799; Sara, March 7, 1801; Judith, Aug. 14 (20), 1803.

ADAM, son of Johannes and Catalyntje Goewey, of Albany, m. Margaret Cardenright. Ch: Eleanor, b. Dec. 21, 1791.

JOHN, m. Geertruy Van Vranken. Ch: John, b. Jan. 4, 1793.

Yell

JOHN, and Mary Long. Ch. bp: Susanna, Jan. 21, 1778; Margariet, Aug. 17, 1779.

Young

PETER, and wife Anna, members of the church in 1737.

BENJAMIN, m. Maria, dau. of John Fairley. Ch: Hanna, bp. Aug. 29, 1772.

GUY, m. Dirkje Winne. Ch: Rebecca, bp. April 12, 1778. [See Albany Families.]

JOHANNES, m. Dorothea Kossilman. Ch: Margarita, bp. Oct. 8, 1779.

ANDREAS, m. Catarina Cogden (Ogden?). Ch: Mary, bp. April 17, 1782.

SETH, m. Martha Fairley. Ch: Henry, b. Jan. 1, 1788.

CALVIN, owned a lot on west side of Ferry Street, between Front Street and the river, in 1789.

Ysselsteyn (Esselsteyn, Van Esselsteyn)

MARTEN CORNELISE, was one of the early settlers and proprietors of Schenectady. On Oct. 23, 1668, he sold his bouwery to Claas Frederickse Van Petten and Cornelis Viele, and removed to Claverak; — Jan. 12, 1676/7 — Marten Cornelise, b. in the city of Ysselsteyn, and Mayke Cornelise, his wife, b. in Barnevelt, both living in Claverak, made their joint will. He was not living in 1705. They had one son, Cornelis Martense, from whom have descended the Esselsteins of Columbia County.

Zellennan

AMBROSIUS, and Margariet ……, both from Duytsland, now living in Schenectady, m. Jan. 21, 1759.

Appendix: The Glenns of Baltimore

This branch of the family sprang from Jacob Sanderse, son of Capt. Johannes Glen of Schenectady, b. Feb. 27, 1686. He left Schenectady when a young man and went to Boston where, in company with Oliver Wendell, he engaged in business. Subsequently he removed to Maryland and settled, it is said, near Elkton, Cecil county. It is not known whom or when he married, nor whether he had more than one child, Samuel.

SAMUEL, son of Jacob Sanderse, was b. in 1737, probably in Cecil County; in him the name first appears spelt with two ns, and it has ever since continued to be so spelt in Maryland. He m. June 7, 1762, Jane, wid. of William Beedle, and d. in the city of Baltimore, on the 24th of June, 1802, a. 65ys.; his wife d. on Aug. 15, 1808. Of this marriage there were b. Jacob, May 4, 1765, m. Charlotte Bauldwin, Nov. 5, 1789; his ch. moved from time to time to the western part of Virginia and to New York; Elias, Aug. 26, 1769; John Washington, Dec. 12, 1776, m. and left one dau., who m. …… White.

ELIAS, son of Samuel, m. Ann Carson, at St. Georges, New Castle County, Del., Aug. 21, 1794. He settled in Baltimore about 1811; in 1812 was appointed by Mr. Madison, United States district attorney, and his commission was renewed by Mr. Monroe. In 1824 he was appointed United States district judge by Mr. Monroe. After being on the bench for twelve years, he resigned in 1836 on account of failing health and retired to his country seat, Glenburnie, now a part of Baltimore, where he d. on the 6th of Jan., 1846, a. 76ys. Ch. b: John, Oct. 9, 1795; Mary, March 30, 1797, m. David M. Perine of Baltimore; Elisabeth Renshaw, July 7, 1798, m. Robert W. Armstrong of Baltimore; Elias Barnaby, Feb. 11, 1800, d. April 19, 1801; Jefferson, Feb. 19, 1802, d. unm. May 15, 1831; Jane, Nov. 14, 1803; Ann, Aug. 17, 1805, d. July 5, 1806; William Carson, May 25, 1810.

JOHN, son of Elias, m. Nov. 12, 1822, Henrietta B., dau. of William Wilkins, merchant of Baltimore. As a lawyer he early developed such marked capacity in his profession that he soon rose to the head of the bar, and when he retired to take a seat upon the bench, relinquished the largest practice in the city. In 1852 Mr. Filmore appointed him United States district judge for Maryland, and he then took his seat upon the same bench that his father had occupied. He d. in 1853, a. 57ys. His ch. were William Wilkins, b. July 20, 1824; John, b. Feb. 20, 1829; Ann; Mary; Ella, m. James Kemp Harwood of Baltimore; Lucy.

MARY, dau. of Judge Elias Glenn, m. David M. Perine of Baltimore. Ch: Elias Glenn; Anne; Susan; Mary; Rebecca.

ELIAS GLENN, son of David M. Perine, m. Eliza, dau. of Lewis Washington of Virginia, and had issue.

WILLIAM CARSON, son of Judge Elias Glenn, m. May 19, 1835, Martha E., dau. of Gen. James Serrall of Cecil Co., Maryland. He d. July 7, 1860. Ch: James Serrall, d. unm.; Elias, d. unm,; Rosa, m. William G. Hollingsworth; Anna.

WILLIAM WILKINS, son of Judge John Glenn, m. Oct. 29, 1857, Ellen Wykoff Smith of Philadelphia. Ch: John, b. 1858; William Lindsay, b. 1863.

JOHN, son of Judge John Glenn, m. Oct. 13, 1859, Anna Carrie Smith of Philadelphia, sister of his brother's wife. Ch: John, b. 1863; Letitia, b. 1864.

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