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A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times
7: Adult Freeholders — Jacobus Cromwell

Prof. Jonathan Pearson

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[This information is from p. 106 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.]

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He was an innkeeper and in 1711 bought a house and lot in Front street of Wouter Vrooman for 130 pounds. This lot which he occupied as a tavern, is described as bounded north by the river, south by the street, east by lot of Adam Vrooman and west by lot of Claas Fransen [Van de Bogart], length 542 feet, breadth on the street 95 1/2 feet and on the river 33 feet, one inch, Dutch measure. It is now divided into two parcels and occupied by Messrs. Joseph Harmon and Nicholas Yates. (106-3)

Cromwell married Maria Philipse, 26 September, 1703; after his death she married David Lewis, innkeeper, who received a conveyance of the above property from Willem Marinus to whom Cromwell had devised it by will of date 19 August, 1711.

Notes

(106-3) Deeds, V, 496.

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