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Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
Chapter XXIV: Genealogy of the Toll Family

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[This information is from pp. 257-259 of Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century by Austin A. Yates (New York: New York History Co., 1902). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 Yat, and copies are also available for borrowing. Thanks to Carol Di Crosta for data entry help with this page.]

The descendants of Carel Hansen Toll, 1706, are as follows:

Captain Daniel Toll, the oldest son of Carel Hansen, born July 11th, 1691, married, September 8th, 1717, Grietje, daughter of Samuel Bratt. She was born March 24th, 1686; died March 22d, 1743. Captain Toll made his will in 1747, and was killed July 18th, 1748, together with his hired man, Dirk Van Vorst, who were hunting for his strayed horses. They were found barbarously murdered by the French and Indians, at a place called the "Klaykuil," about one third of a mile north of the point of the Beukendahl massacre. They were the first victims of that heart-rending slaughter.

John, the oldest son of Captain Daniel, born August 13th, 1719, married Eva Van Patten, December 23d, 1742, and died December 31st, 1746, about two years before his father was killed, leaving surviving a son.

Carel Hansen, born February 10th, 1746, who married, January 10th, 1768, Elizabeth, daughter of Philip Ryley. He died August 26th, 1832. She died October 25th, 1839.

Hesther, his oldest child, born July 14th, 1768, married first, John Teller, May 25th, 1787; secondly, Frederick Van Patten.

Eva, another daughter, born October 5th, 1771, married John C. Vedder.

Rebecca, also a daughter, born April 1st, 1778, married David Prime, Esq. She died December 25th, 1867, aged nearly eighty-nine years.

Rev. John Toll, the oldest surviving son, born September 13th, 1780, married January 31st, 1802, Nancy, daughter of Barent Mynders. He graduated at Union College in 1799, and entered the ministry of the Reformed Dutch Church. He died on his farm, the old Carel Hansen homestead, October 21st, 1849, leaving surviving him a son, Philip Riley Toll, born February 8th, 1811, and a daughter, Sarah Jane, born September 8th, 1815.

Sarah, another daughter of Carel Hansen, born September 21st, 1783, married Arent Marselius.

Hannah, also a daughter, born March 17th, 1788, married Simon P. Van Patten.

Philip, the youngest son of Carel Hansen, born May 16th, 1793, married Nancy, daughter of Isaac DeGraff, and sister of the late John DeGraff. He died August 17th, 1862.

Simon, the second son of Carel Hansen, Sr., born May 8th, 1698, married Hester, daughter of Isaac DeGraff, June 13th, 1731. He died in 1777, and his wife in 1793.

Elizabeth, his oldest child, born October 31st, 1731, married John Fairly.

Carel Hansen, the oldest son of Simon, born September 2d, 1733, married Maria Kettle, October 2d, 1759. He left one son and three daughters, none of whom seem to have remained in Schenectady County.

Alida, daughter of Simon, born September 23d, 1735, married Johannes Mebie.

Annake, also a daughter, born December 21st, 1737, married William Kettle.

John, a son of Simon, born July 24th, 1743, married, December 22d, 1764, Catharina, daughter of Arent Veeder. This was the father of our eccentric but respected citizen, Daniel J. Toll, a physician, born March 3d, 1776, who married, June 20th, 1801, Catalina Wemple. He died April, 1849, leaving no issue.

Jesse, also a son of Simon, born May 18th, 1746, married Maria Viele. He removed to, lived and died in Saratoga County.

Eva, another daughter, born January 15th, 1749, married Lodovicus Viele.

Daniel, the youngest son of Simon, born October 27th, 1751, married, July 2d, 1775, Susanna, daughter of Isaac Jacobse Swits. This was the grandfather of our deceased citizen, Col. Abram W. Toll, and of his active brothers, Charles H. and Daniel Toll, Esq.

Breje, a daughter of Carel Hansen, Sr., born April 18th, 1703, married, November 26th, 1741, Adrian Van Slyck, who was killed at the Beukendahl massacre, July 18th, 1748. This was a grandson of the old proprietor, Jacques Van Slyck.

Lysbeth, also a daughter, born January 29th, 1706, married Pieter Cornee, December 1st, 1734. Cornee was a Frenchman, and a carpenter by occupation. He built the preeckstoel (pulpit) of the Dutch church of 1734 for 20 pounds. He owned, in 1738, a house and lot on the south side of State Street, where the New York Central and Hudson River railroad now crosses.

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