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A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times
7: Adult Freeholders — Pieter and Joseph Clement

Prof. Jonathan Pearson

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[This information is from p. 103 of A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times; being contributions toward a history of the lower Mohawk Valley by Jonathan Pearson, A. M. and others, edited by J. W. MacMurray, A. M., U. S. A. (Albany, NY: J. Munsell's Sons, Printers, 1883). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 P36, and copies are also available for borrowing.]

[Copies of this book are available from the Schenectady County Historical Society.]

[The original version uses assorted typographical symbols to represent footnotes. To improve legibility, the online version uses the form (page number - note number.)]

Pieter Clement jonge man geboren in N. Utrecht en wonende tot Schannechtady, married in Albany, Anna Ruyting geboren en wonende tot Schannechtady, Nov. 26, 1707. July 28, 1721, he married Anna Vedder, "beide Van de Woestyne."

Joseph, brother of Pieter, married Anna, daughter of Jacobus Peek of the Second flat on the south side of the river. In 1755 he was living in "Maquaasland."

These brothers were stepsons of Benjamin Roberts, who by will made June 28, 1706, devised his farm at Maalwyck to his wife Maria, and in case of her remarriage, to his stepsons, Pieter and Joseph Clement.

In 1710 Pieter sold his half to Cornelis Vielè, together with half Benten island for 445 pounds, and in 1712 Joseph sold the other half to Carel Hansen Toll for 400 pounds. (103-1)

Notes

(103-1) See Toll, Roberts and Vielè.

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