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A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times

7: Adult Freeholders — Corset Vedder

Prof. Jonathan Pearson

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[This information is from p. 202 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.)]

Corset the fifth son of Harmen Albertse, settled in "Schaghkook" [Schaghticoke?] about 1708, where he remained until 1720. His first wife was Margarita Darrith in 1709; she died before the baptism of her first child; his second wife was Neeltje, daughter of Christiaan Christiaanse of Albany. He had twelve children.

In 1721, he sold his farm in "Schaghkook" and moved to Niskayuna. (202-2)

He owned four morgens of his father's farm No. 8. (202-3) His will was dated Oct. 25, 1745 and he was not living Sept. 20, 1748.

Notes

(202-2) Albany Annals, V, 184, 186; VII, 17; VIII, 231, 264, 308.

(202-3) Deeds, VII.

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