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A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times
7: Adult Freeholders — Claas Janse Van Boekhoven alias de Brabander

Prof. Jonathan Pearson

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[This information is from pp. 163-164 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.)]

Claas Janse an early settler of Beverwyck, in 1662, owned a lot on the Vossen kil. (163-5)

After his marriage with Catalyntje De Vos, widow of Arent Bratt, in 1691 he took up his residence in Schenectady.

In 1672 in company with Ryck Claase Van Vranken he bought land over the river in Niskayuna, a part of which he sold in 1678 to Theunis Willemse Van Woutbergh (164-1), and the remainder came into possession of his stepson Dirk Bratt. He made his will Jan. 11, 1698/9 leaving all his property to his wife. He probably died about 1707 in which year his will was proved. (164-2)

Notes

(163-5) Not. Papers, I, 200.

(164-1) Not. Papers; Col. MSS., V, 37; Deeds, I, 393; Albany Co. Rec., 166.

(164-2) Wills, I, 64, Court of Appeals office; Deeds, III, 141.

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