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Nicholas Brouwer1

b. 6 August 1775, d. before 1840
  • Nicholas Brouwer was born on 6 August 1775 at New York City, New York.
  • He was baptized on 20 August 1775 at French Protestant Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Sieur J. Nicolas Jeandur et Marguerite Coquel son Epouse.1,2
  • He married Christina Weyman at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 25 December 1794.3
  • Nicholas Brouwer died before 1840 at New York City, New York.
  • Also known as Nicholas Brower.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Ward 1, New York City, New York Co., New York, as Nicholas Brower, with a household of 1 male 16-25, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25.4
  • "A cooper by trade, resided in New York City in 1805 at 124 Broad Street (Directory). He must have died before 1840 (his last mention is in 1825), for his widow Christina Brouwer lived then at 159 York St., Brooklyn. She later moved to 91 Gold Street."1

Family: Christina Weyman b. 13 Sep 1775, d. 16 Jun 1869

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:200. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1482] Rev. Alfred V. Wittmeyer, editor, Registers of the Births, Marriages and Deaths of the "Englise Françoise á la Nouvelle York" (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1968), page 319. Nicolas, fils du sieur Jacob Brower et de Dame Catherine Jeandur son Epouse. Hereinafter cited as BMD French Church, New York. Https://books.google.com/books?id=b8QkzTWyTbYC&pg=PP3&dq=Alfred+V.+Wittmeyer&hl=en&sa=X&ei=7EwtVbSxBsSqNsawgZgK&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Alfred%20V.%20Wittmeyer&f=false.
  3. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.270. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  4. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M32, Roll 23, page 654, image 35, FHL film #193711. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  5. [S1624] "Records of Trinity Church Parish, New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.67-93 (1936-1962): 93:151. Hereinafter cited as "Trinity Church Parish Records."
  6. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.

Nicholas Nicholasz Brouwer1

b. 16 March 1707
  • Nicholas Nicholasz Brouwer was baptized on 16 March 1707 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York; witnesses Joris Homs, Lena Douscon.2
  • No further record (according to Hoffman in "Brouwer Beginnings" [TAG 24:165]).1
  • Possibly went to North Carolina??? This being the statement of a descendant of (his father) Nicholas Brouwer made in the later half of the 1800s. There was a Nicholas Brower in North Carolina, however, he was likely a descendant of Hubert Brower who came to Philadelphia in the early 1700s.3
  • Grenville Mackenzie in his unpublished manuscript, "Families of the Colonial Manor of Philipsburgh," writes that Nicholas, "b. Brooklyn, 1707, removed as a child to Fordham Manor; apparently was the Brouwer who lived in Mile Square, Yonkers, and had sons William, b. 1738, mar. 1760, Elizabeth Dutcher, (and) Dennis, mar. Anne Fowler.4
  • William Brouwer is claimed as a son of Nicholas Nicholasz Brouwer by Grenville Mackenzie. It is possible, as William's daughter Rachel was said to be born in what is present day Saratoga Co., New York. A Nicholas Brower/Brewer appears at Newtown (now in present day Saratoga Co.) in the years prior to and during the Revolutionary War.4
  • Dennis Brewer is claimed as a son of Nicholas Nicholasz Brouwer by Grenville Mackenzie. This has not been confirmed.4

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:165. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S2806] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 151. Nicolaas; parents: Niclaas Brouwer, Jannetje. Records the sponsors as "Joris Hora, Lena Douscon". Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  3. [S2811] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 2, File 36, Nicholas Brouwer-Jannetje Colyer. No. 157-D. Transcription of testimony from Thorp v. Raymond which went to the Supreme Court in 1853 (57 U.S. 247, 16 HOW 247). Transcription by Gayle Turner Davidson for William B. Bogardus, 1996. Elizabeth (Turner) Caywood, age 75+ years, of DeWitt, Clinton Co., Michigan, testified 23 April 1851. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  4. [S5489] Grenville C. Mackenzie, Families of the Colonial Manor of Philipsburgh, Typescript, Westchester County Historical Society, Elmsford, New York, Brouwer pages in WBC Box 5, UNP PP-62.

Nicholas Brouwer1,2

b. 11 June 1714, d. 17 October 1777
  • Nicholas Brouwer was born on 11 June 1714 according to a family record which adds, "op Sondaghs Morgen 3 Ure" - at three o'clock in the morning.3
  • He married first at Dutch Reformed Church, Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, on 18 June 1743 Mary Dutcher, daughter of David de Duyster and Elizabeth Davenport.4
  • Nicholas Brouwer married second at First Reformed Dutch Church, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York, on 31 March 1765 Sarah Drake, daughter of William Drake and Elizabeth Taylor, (banns dated 18 Mar 1765).5,6,7
  • Nicholas Brouwer died on 17 October 1777 at Albany, Albany Co., New York.8
  • His estate was probated on 10 June 1778 at Albany, Albany Co., New York; Inventory of the estate was taken on two dates, 2 Jul and 3 Jul 1778, both times by John van Sicklen and Benjamin Bloom. Included in the inventory was 1 "Duch Bible," 1 "Duch Question Book," 1 "Duch Lairment Book," 2 "Duch" Books, 1 English Book, many tools and other household effects. There was also 1 Negro woman, and 1 Negro man named Johanes. There were bonds of W. Conklin, Elisha Covort, and Jacob Stag. Apparently an account of the inventory was reopened in 1797. On 15 Apr 1797, "Joshua Manning and Lena his wife which said Lena is a daughter and legatee of Nicholas Brower late of the city of Albany, yeoman, deceased," petitioned the Court in Albany claiming that, "Sarah Brower, Nicholas Brower, and Henry Bogart executors of the last will and testament of the said Nicholas Brower, have hitherto neglected to render an inventory and account of the estate of the said Nicholas Brower." In response the inventory and account was filed on 10 Aug 1797 by Nicholas Brower, and included payments to Cornelius Brower, legacy; Jane Conklin, legacy; mother for family support. Debts were paid in Feb 1782 to Cornelius Brower and to Everardus Brower. A bond, by will went to Nicholas Brower; the Negro John, by will went to David Brower; the Negro "wench" Hannah, to the widow; the Negro Peter "ran away with the British." (NY Wills B:120).9,10,11
  • Also known as Nicholas Brewer.12
  • Surname is also spelled Brower.
  • In his published treatment of Adolphus Brouwer, William J. Hoffman came to the conclusion that Adolphus had been married twice, that Jannetje Verdon was his second wife and mother of all of Adolphus' children with the exception of the eldest son, Nicholas. Hoffman was of the opinion that Nicholas' mother was a first wife whose identity has not been discovered. He notes the five year gap between Adolphus' oldest two children and cites the "Hill Manuscript" (an otherwise very much flawed document) as reasons for his opinion. I have found no evidence or reason to suspect that Nicholas' mother was anyone other than Jannetje Verdon. Other then the five year gap between Nicholas and his next oldest sibling (Jannetje b. 1719) there is no clear reason to suspect that Nicholas was born of a mother other than Jannetje Verdon.
  • He witnessed the baptism of Lena Brouwer , daughter of Adolphus Nicholasz Brouwer and Jannetje Jacobse Verdon, on 11 February 1739 at Dutch Reformed Church, Schraalenburgh, Bergen Co., New Jersey, (sponsors Niclaes Brouwer and Jannetje Furman (sic, read Truman), sister).13
  • From a private collection of Brower family documents: "Pattant grant under James the 2nd in the year 1685 by Thomas Dongan, Governor of the Colony of New York, for 16 miles square, beginning at the foot of the highlands, running North along the Hudson River, the east side, to Francis Rumbout, Jacobus Kipp and Stephanus Van Courtlandt (S. Van Courtlandt was the father of Elizabeth Skinner). There was a division and a partition with the children and grandchildren Novemver 1, 1733."
    "William Skinner and Elizabeth his wife deeded to Adolphus Brower October 9th, 1741, Lot No. 4, containing 755 acres of land on the south side of the great Wappingers--- or River and every part thereof and the ground and soil under the same, including the little falls north of this lot as well as the great falls, with all the creeks, meadows, watercourses, marshed, etc. etc. Nicholas Brower, eldest sonof Adolphus, possessed this lot of land, whether by heirship or otherwise not ascertained."14
  • Nicholas is treated in "Brouwer Beginnings" (TAG 24:166-7) by Hoffman, who states that Nicholas settled at Wappinger Falls in Dutchess Co., New York, where his father had bought in 1741, 755 acres on the south side of Wappingers Creek. It was a part of the Rombout Patent. He soon after built a small house, later enlarged by attaching to it a much larger dwelling. It was sold on 1 May 1777 to Peter Mesier. The house, which is still standing in Mesier Park, now belongs to the village. During his lifetime, Nicholas acquired a large acerage of farm land with a mile frontage on the river. In addition to the old homestead he built the Old Library Building, the Red Mill, and a dock at the head of tide water. Vessels drawing six feet of water could come to this dock. During the Revolutionary War, the estate at Fishkill was the camping ground for the families taking refuge from the British when they were advancing up the Hudson. Nicholas Brouwer and his wife gave them a home and provided them with ways and means to continue their journey. According to records in the Collection of the Dutchess Co. Historical Society, he mortgaged his holdings of 755 acres on two occasions. He also sold small parcels of it to Isaac and Jacob Brouwer, his brothers. He is variously indicated as a miller and a carpenter. Towards the end of his life he moved to Albany.15
  • Nicholas Brouwer was granted administration of the estate of Adolphus Nicholasz Brouwer on 25 August 1742 at New York Co., New York; to his eldest son Nicholas Brouwer. "Adolph Brower late of Bergen County, deceased, where as the said Adolph Brower lately died intestate..."16,17
  • Nicholas Brower appears on the tax list in Rombout Precinct, Dutchess Co., New York in the years 1743-1748, 1753-1763, 1765-1775.18,19
  • In 1750, Nicholas Brower brought a suit of ejectment against the Trinity Church corporation. He was nonsuited by default. In 1760 he renewed the suit, "but was again beaten." (This suit would have been an attempt to recover the properties once owned by Anneke Jans).20
  • Nicholas Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Annatje Steenbergen , daughter of Jacobus Steenbergen and Mally Schouten, on 16 April 1758 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York, (sponsors Nicolaas Brouwer and his wife.).21
  • On 2 Dec 1758 Nicholas Brouwer and Mary his wife of Rombout Precinct put up property consisting of 755 acres bought by Nicholas' father Adolph Brouwer in 1741, as security for a loan of three hundred pounds.22
  • Nicholas Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria van Iveren , daughter of Berger van Iveren and Femmetje Westerveld, on 15 March 1761 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York, (sponsors Nicolaas Brouwer, Maria Duister).23
  • On 23 Nov 1761, Nicholas Brouwer of Rombout, carpenter, sold three acres of land to Jacob Brouwer of Tappan, shoemaker.22
  • On 12 May 1762, Nicholas took out another mortgage on a parcel of 200 acres in Rombouts Patent. In this document he is called a miller.22
  • On 1 Dec 1762, he took out another mortgage on a parcel called "a farm and a small piece of two acres adjoining the Wappinger Creek."22
  • "On the 6th of January, 1763 Catherine Brett quit claimed to Nicholas Brower all her right and title to and in the great Wappingers Creek or River and all the parts thereto belonging. Beginning at the northeast corner of the land belonging to Isaac Lawson, thense running down said creek, its courses and turn as the creek---."14
  • Nicholas Brouwer was subscribed to a membership in the at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York, on 31 October 1765 at 8-0-0.24
  • On 7 Nov 1766, Nicholas again mortgaged the 775 acres which "had been purchased by Adolph Brouwer the father of Nicholas Brouwer, his eldest son and heir," added to this land which Nicholas had purchased 16 Nov 1761. Reserved from the mortgage were parcels that had been sold from the 755 acres to various individuals viz: John Burnes (afterwards in possession of Thomas van Breemer), Peter Kenney, William Hitchcock, Isaac Brouwer, Jacob Brouwer, Bernardus Swarthout and Samuel Quackingbush.22
  • "March 2, 1770, John Drake, eldest son and heir at law of William Drake, deeded for the sum of 100 pounds to Nicholas Brower of Rumbout in the County of Dutchess, all my right title and interest in a certain lot of land lying in Flushing, Long Island."25
  • In May 1770, Nicholas Brouwer of Rombouts, Dutchess Co., New York sold a large tract of land (157 3/4 acres) which he had occupied at "Wapping Creek," to Cornelia Van Sicklen. Nicholas then moved to Albany, New York. Nicholas and his wife Sarah then mortgaged all of his remaining property in the Province of New York.22,26
  • On 14 March 1775 Theophilus Beekman conveyed to Nicholas Brouwer Theophilus Beekman of the City of New York, Gentleman conveys to Nicholas Brower of Rumboldt Precinct in Dutchess County, 1000 acres being part of lot number 6 in the 13th allotment of the general partition of the patent of ___, being in the County of Albany. On 19 Apr 1797, in an effort to confirm the 1775 deed, and for the purpose of removing any doubt of the original deed, Theophilus Beekman, for the consideration of 10 shillings paid by Jeremiah Brower, one of the heirs and devisees of the said Nicholas Brower, in behalf of himself and other heirs and devisees, re-conveyed the same parcel of land.27
  • On 22 Jun 1775 Nicholas Brouwer took a mortgage from his son Nicholas Brouwer, Jr. of Rombouts, and Mary his wife, for a loan given to his son.22
  • On 22 January 1776 Thomas Palmer conveyed to Nicholas Brouwer for forty-five pounds, 4000 acres of land situate in the County of ___ on the northwest side of the Sackendoga Branch of the Hudson River, within part of the Indian purchase of 166,000 acres made in the year 1773 by the said subscriber for himself and others. The said Brower, his heirs or assigns to have the said quarter of 4000 acres quantity and quality with land out of the tract of the said subscriber as a tennant in common with him, his heirs or assigns. The said Brower paying the future charges for the said 4000 acres. Signed and sealed by Thomas Palmer. Witnessed by Nicholas Brower, Junior, Sarah Flair. In an addendum, Thomas Palmer further agrees that the witness named Nicholas Brower shall be entitled with me for 3000 acres in another tract not yet divided of the national domain situate on the northwest branch of the Susquehannah River provided I obtain it. Signed by Thomas Palmer.28
  • On 3 Feb 1776, Nicholas Brouwer, Jr. and Mary his wife took a mortgage on 52 acres. The document is also signed by "his father Nicholas Brouwer."22
  • His will was dated on 17 September 1777 with codicil dated 21 Sep 1777, recorded at the Surrogate's Court 17 Jun 1778. He is calls himself Nicholas Brouwer of Albany, yeoman. He mentions his wife Sarah, his brother Cornelis and his own children, Nicholas Jr., David, William, Jeremiah, Jacob, Jane (wife of William Conklin), Sara, Catherina, Elisabeth. Sarah Brower, executrix appeared before Judge Thomas Treadwell of the Probate Court at Dutchess County, New York on 10 Jun 1778. Nicholas Brower, as executor appeared before the Surrogate Court in Dutchess Co., 31 Aug 1778.29,30,31
  • The land mentioned by Nicholas Brower in his will, as being north of the Mohawk, and distributed in 200 acre parcels to some of his children, was later referred to by descendants as the "land at Galway."32
  • In the early to mid 1800s a chronology of property originally belonging to Adolphus Brower was written down. The notes survive today and a brief outline follows:
    In 1741, Adolphus Brower, father of Nicholas, purchased of William Skinner, one of the heirs by marriage of Stephen Van Courtland, 750 acres of land lying on the south side of Wappingers Creek, on which Nicholas went to reside. Adolphus paid £100 on purchase and Nicholas paid the remaining £500 as recorded in Dutchess county.
    In 1742 or 1743 Adolphus died and Nicholas being the eldest son and heir-in-law came into possession of the property. This is confirmed by "Judge Hearing of New Jersey, and John Verdon and Henry Ludlow present, the 6th day of Sept., in the County of Orange, of the province of New York, as memorandum showeth." (A year was not given in the notes).
    In 1750, Nicholas Brower purchased from all of his brothers and sisters, their rights in the estate as well as his mother's dower of the same, paid them for the same and settled the whole estate in the "presence of Joseph Thirston and Johannes Verdon."
    In 1761, Nicholas Brower purchased of Antony Yelverton and Rolif Ostrum, 243 acres of land in the Lansing Patent (their wives being descendants from the Lansing family). He also purchased as the same piece or parcel of land of the Van Cortland heirs, the Van Cortland heirs claiming water priviledge as per their patentee deed. The rest of the Lansings, except one, sold to Nicholas Brower, "making the whole of that patent something in the neighborhood of 1200 acres conveyed to Nicholas Brower."33
  • The NYG&BS is in possession of a typed manuscript of one page entitled Brouwer Genealogy. Totten in "Anneke Jans and Her Two Husbands," NYG&BR 56:236, relates the Brouwer Genealogy verbatum:
    (These items were found on the blank pages of an old book in the City of Kingston, New York.)
    (On the inside of the front cover):-
    "I leave this book to my son Nich'l Brower, Nov. 2, 1817"
    "Received this book from my father Nichlaes Brower's chest after his decease;
    it contained the only acct of his Brower ancestry: it stands thus:"
    "Adolf born 1693
    "Nichlaes born 1714
    "Benjm born 1747
    "Nichlaes born 1816 (?)
    "Signed by me Benjm Brower"
    (On the first blank page) :-
    "In it Jaer 1698 (?) Den 5 October is geborn Adolf Brower en is overleden Den 6 Juli in it jaer 17[?]2."
    "In it Jaer 1690 den 23 Agoste is geborn Jannetje Ferdon De Weduwe van Adolf Brower."
    (On th back of the first blank page):-
    "Nicholaes Brower is geborn 11 Juli in het Jaer 1714, op Sondaghs Morgen en 3 ure."
    (On the second blank page):-
    "In Jaer onses here 1745 is geborn Myn Dochter Jannetje Brower De Dartingste October."
    "In Jaer 1747, Maers de 8 is geborn myn soon Nicklaes Brower."
    "These pages must have been written by Nichlaes the son of Adolphus because he makes no record of children after 1747."
    "Nicholaes the second had 6 children, one of whom is the writter of this, viz:-
    "Benjamin Brower; he had 5 children:-
    Emily
    Adeline
    Nicholaes (dead)
    Charles
    Leonard (dead)
    "(These items end the records)"
    "Matter in parenthesis is written by me
    "G.W.N." [Nash]
    These entries would have been written by this Nicholas Brouwer. His son, Nicholas (b.1747) in turn gave the book to his own son Nicholas in 1817. Benjamin Brower, a brother of this last Nicholas, apparently came in possession of the book next, and made the entries regarding his family.34

Family 1: Mary Dutcher b. b 1726, d. bt Aug 1761 - 1765

Family 2: Sarah Drake b. 20 Apr 1746, d. bt 2 May 1795 - Feb 1796

Citations

  1. [S515] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1984), p.28, Nicholas Brouwer and Sarah Drake. Child: Cornelia b. April 8, 1775.. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Albany.
  2. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): p.174. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."
  3. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:162 (see also NYG&BR 56:236). Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  4. [S1823] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol. 83, no. 2 (1952): 83:95. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages RDC Fishkill, NYGBR 83 (1952)."
  5. [S1695] Burhans Collection, "Records of the First Reformed (Dutch) Church of Poughkeepsie, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.73-75 (1942-1944): 73:236. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Poughkeepsie, NYGBR 73-75."
  6. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): p.175. Date of banns.. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."
  7. [S521] Robert H. Kelby and Kenneth Scott, New York Marriages Previous to 1784; A reprint of the original edition of 1860 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984), p.49. Hereinafter cited as New York Marriages Previous to 1784.
  8. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-53, Promissory Note (draft), dated June 20, 1853. Robert Pitcairn to borrow $200 from Franklin Branes. In the draft Robert Pitcairn calls himself, "Robert Pitcairn of the City, County and State of New York, Agent of the heirs of Nicholas Brower, deceased, who died at Albany the 17th day of October, 1777". Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  9. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): p.167. Cites Fernow, Cal. of Wills, No.165, p.39; and NYHS, Wills, 9:152. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  10. [S624] Berthold Fernow, compiler, Calender of Wills 1626-1836 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967), p.39. Brower, Nicholas of Albany City, yeoman, Wife Sarah, sons Nicholas, David, William, Jeremiah, Jacob, daughters Jane, wife of William Conklin, Mary, Sarah, Lene and Catherine, one unborn child. Land in Poughkeepsie Precinct on Wappin's Creek, on N. side of Mohawk R., 9 miles above Schenectady, lots in Albany, personal estate. Executors the wife, son Nicholas and Henry I. Bogert. Witnesses John David, George Enax, John Roorbach. Dated 17 Sep 1777, proved 15 Nov. Hereinafter cited as Calender of Wills 1626-1836.
  11. [S681] Original Records of Administrations of Estates, 1700-1825 and Inventories and Accounts, 1600's-1700's; (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967), New York. Surrogate's Court (Albany County) (Main Author). Microfilm of original manuscripts. Includes Index., Film #509066. Hereinafter cited as New York Surrogate's Court, Albany, Adm. of Estates.
  12. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Brinckerhoffville Presbyterian Church, 1749-1869. Gives the date as 5 Apr 1850. David Brewer, son of Nicholas Brewer. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.
  13. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), Schraalenburgh Baptisms, page 85. Lena; parents: Adolf Brouwer, Jannetijn Ferdon. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  14. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-7, Notes (undated, no signature, references or attributions). Titled, "History of the Watappen Falls," the notes are four paragraphs, each describing a transaction involving property adjoining Wappingers Creek. The notes are not arranged in chronilogical order and describe transactions involving three different generations of Brouwers. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  15. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:166-167. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  16. [S2303] Wills and Administrations (New York County, New York) v. 11-13, 1730-1740; FHL film #0497594 (New York, New York: New York Surrogate's Court), Microreproduction of manuscript. 14:292. Hereinafter cited as New York Wills v.11-13, 1730-1740.
  17. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 369. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.
  18. [S1437] Clifford M. Buck, compiler, Dutchess County, NY Tax Lists (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1990), p.171. Hereinafter cited as Dutchess Co. NY Tax Lists.
  19. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Doc. B33. A description of the boundaries of the property of Nicholas Brower in Rumbout Precinct, bought from Lawrence Lawrence. Deed witnessed by Michael Horton and Jacob Brower (no date on this document). Photocopy of original. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  20. [S2624] Albany Law Journal, Vol. 16 (n.p.: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1877), page 61. Albany, July 28, 1877. Hereinafter cited as Albany Law Journal.
  21. [S1655] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.7. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  22. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  23. [S1655] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.9. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  24. [S1655] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.2. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  25. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-60, Personal letter, no date, signed by Jane Bevlourt (Bevlours) to Robert Pitcairn. Jane Bevlourt copied a portion of the deed for Robert Pitcairn. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  26. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): 69:175. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."
  27. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-31, Deed (original), dated April 19, 1797. Includes the 1775 conveyance by which Theophilus Beekman sold land to Nicholas Brower. In 1797 Theophilus confirmed this deed by a conveyance for the same property to Jeremiah Brower, representing the heirs, for the nominal fee of 10 shillings. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  28. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-14, Deed (original), dated January 22, 1776, signed by Thomas Palmer. Photocopy of original. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  29. [S848] Record of Wills Recorded at Albany, New York, 1629-1802; index 1629-1828; FHL films #s 0481435-0481446 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967), New York. Surrogate's Court (Albany County) (Main Author). Albany County (New York). Clerk of the Court of Appeals (Added Author). Microfilm of original records at the Queens College Library in Flushing, New York. The testators were from various areas and counties including Albany, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Kings, Westchester and others., FHL film #481436; Vol. AB:120; Transcription (by Chris Chester, 2005): Will of Nicholas Brower of the City of Albany, dated 17 Jun 1778
    Albany Surrogate Court AB:120

    “In the name of God Amen I Nicholas Brower of the City of Albany in the State of New York, yeoman, being weak in body, but by God’s grace of sound mind and memory blessed be almighty God for the (smudged); do make this my last will & testament in manner form following. First I give to my son Nicholas Brower Jun. my eldest son my Lyme kiln with the two acres of land wheron it is erected in Dutches County Poughkeepsie Precinct. To him my said son Nicholas Brower his heirs & assigns for ever, and also a bond of two hundred pounds lawful money of New York which he hath given me, and also one equal half of land lying on the Wappins Creek containing between two other acres of land lying on the south side said Wappins Creek and also the equal half of another lot of land lying on said creek with the equal half of the fall there to belonging containing about thirty acres to have to hold all singular the above moienys to him my said son Nicholas his heirs & assigns for ever. Item. I give and devise unto my son David Brower two hundred acres of land out of the lands I purchased from Gradus Beekman and his brothers lying about nine miles above Schenectady on the northside of the Mohawk River my said son to have his choice of two hundred acres in one piece out of said lands to him his heirs & assigns for ever negro man named Johans. Item. I give & devise unto my son William Brower the lots of ground which I purchased from Barent & Elizabeth St__ (page torn) in the City of Albany, and also the remaining half of two lots & all which I have above devised to my son Nicholas, to him his heirs & assigns for ever. Item. I give & devise unto my son Jeremiah Brower the second choice of a two hundred acre lot of the above lands lying above Schenectady to him my said son Jeremiah his heirs & assigns for ever and the sum of eighty pounds New York Curency when he comes to the age of twenty one. Item. I give and devise & bequeath unto my son Jacob Brower the third choice of two hundred acres of land of the before mentioned lands lying above Schenectady to him said son Jacob his heirs and assigns for ever and also the sum of eighty pounds New York currency when he comes to the age of twenty one years. Item. I give & devise unto my five daughters, Janetha wife of William Conklin, to Elizabeth (her name is then crossed out), Mary Brower, Sarah Brower, Lene Brower, & Catherine Brower, each one equal fifth part of the remaining six hundred acres of my land lying above Schenectady to each of them my said daughters an equal fifth or one hundred twenty acres each to them & to the respective heirs of their bodies, and also the sum of fifty pounds. Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Brower, a bond of one hundred pounds with the interest due to become due theron which my son Nicholas owes to me. I give & bequest unto my beloved wife Sarah the money remaining in the house with which she is to fit up my new schooner lying at the wharf in this said city to be employed for the support & maintenance of her & my small children, with full power if he should find keeping the vessel inconvenient to sell the same & the money to set it out for the use within above mentioned, also give unto my said beloved wife my negro wench Hannah at her own disposal together with all the household furniture, my milch cow, my grey horse & the cart, the negro Peter to have until all the children are grown up. Item. I give & devise unto all my above mentioned children all my right and title to two certain Indian purchases the one for four hundred acres of land near Sacondaga & three thousand acres on the Susquahana which I purchased from Thomas Palmer them each paying their proportion towards obtaining the patents for the same. Item. My two lots, the one lying in Poughkeepsie Precinct called Mattappen Fall, and the other lying in Rumbout Precinct, I empower my executors to sell for the most they can obtain for the same and the money thence arising to be equally divided amongst my six above mentioned daughters. Item. I give & bequeath unto my brother Cornelis Brower the sum of thirty pounds to be paid him by my executors within six weeks after my decease. As its probable that my beloved wife at this time pregnant with child, if it should please the Lord that she may be safely delivered of either a son or daughter my will is if I hereby order & direct that as soon as it shall arrive to the age of two years one hundred fifty pounds of my estate shall be set out to use on good security and the interest there of to be applied to its support maintenance___ and in case any of my before mentioned children should happen to die before they come to age or without heirs of their body I do hereby order & direct that the survivors shall divide the portion of such deceased equally between them. All the rest & residue of my estate not before devised & bequeathed (except two stiers, my hogs & my sheep which are for the provision of my wife & small children) I devise & direct to be sold, the money thence arising towards paying the legacies above mentioned. The money in the bank to be applied to pay for my (torn page) other debts. Lastly I do hereby nominate & appoint my beloved wife Sarah executrix, & my son Nicholas Brower my friend Henry Bogart to be executors of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all former wills & testaments by me made. I am witness thereof have here unto set my hand & seal this 17th day of September 1777

    Signed by Nicholas Brower

    Witnessed by John Davis, Godfrey Enas, John Roorbach

    Codicil, dated 21 Sep 1777, signed by Nicholas Brower, requests that the bond that was devised to Elizabeth instead be used for support of his wife & small children. Elizabeth is to instead receive 100 acres of land above Schenectady with the remaining one hundred acres to be split among the other five daughters viz Jane wife of William Conklin, Mary Brower, Sara Brower, Lena Brower & Catrina Brower.

    In Dutchess County, NY on 10 Jun 1778, Sarah Brower, executrix for the will of Nicholas Brower appeared at the court of Probate before Judge Thomas Treadwell.
    In Dutchess County, NY on 31 Aug 1778 Nicholas Brower as executor appeared before the Surrogate Court.

    Digital image at https://picasaweb.google.com/ccbnf1404/…. Hereinafter cited as Albany, NY Wills.
  30. [S3211] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. IX, Jan 7, 1777-Feb 7, 1783, Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), pages 152-153. Nicholas Brower, of Albany. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 9.
  31. [S3729] Chris Chester,"Transcript of the Will of Nicholas Brower, 17 September 1777."Transcribed from Albany Surrogate's Court AB:120. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…., transcribed 2004. Digital image of original at https://picasaweb.google.com/ccbnf1404/…. Hereinafter cited as Will of Nicholas Brower, 1777.
  32. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-9, Personal Notes (undated), no signatures, references or attributions. The notes are a discussion of the claims and rights of the heirs of Nicholas Brower, Sr. Heirs mentioned are Nicholas Brower, Jr., David Brower, Jeremiah Brower, Jacob Brower, Elizabeth Lawrence, Mary Barnes, Sarah Tompkins, Jane Conklin, Helenah Manning, Catherine Tarrant, and William Brower. Also mentioned is 7000 acres of "land lying to the Susquehannah and---". Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  33. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-10, Personal Notes, undated, no signatures, references or attributions, but probably written in the 1840s or 1850s and probably by Robert and/or Martha Pitcairn. The notes are an attempt to trace chronoligically the possession of property originally acquired by Adolphus Brower in 1741. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  34. [S510] John Reynolds Totten, "Anneke Jans (1607-8?-1663) and Her Two Husbands", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Vol. 56, pages 202-243 (1925): pp.236-237 "Brouwer Genealogy". Hereinafter cited as "Anneke Jans, NYG&BR 56 (1925)."
  35. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-79, Deposition (original), dated August 12, 1846, Charles Brower, Deponent before J.H. Baker, Justice of the Peace. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  36. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, C-25, "Genealogical Fragment," Notes in the handwriting of Robert or Martha Pitcairn, which state their believed ancestry from Anneke Jans along with a discussion on their believed right to her property. Although the notes are flawed in the earlier generations, the Pitcairns do list the children of Nicholas Brouwer and Sarah Drake, along with the spouses of this couple's daughters. There is no reason to suspect errors with this generation as Martha (Manning) Pitcairn is the daughter of one and the neice of the other children of Nicholas Brouwer and Sarah Drake. She was a contemporary of all of them.. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.

Nicholas Brouwer1

b. before 1768
  • Also known as Nicholas Brower.2

Family: Margrietie Weldri b. b 1773

Citations

  1. [S448] William Burt Cook, "Schaghticoke Dutch Reformed Church Records", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vols. 59-64 (1928-1933): Baptism of Nicolaas Brouwer, son of Nicholas Brouwer and Margrietie Weldri, 28 Sep 1788, no sponsors.. Hereinafter cited as "Schaghticoke DRC, NYGBR 59-64."
  2. [S448] William Burt Cook, "Schaghticoke Dutch Reformed Church Records", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vols. 59-64 (1928-1933). Hereinafter cited as "Schaghticoke DRC, NYGBR 59-64."

Nicholas Brouwer1

b. before 1766
  • Nicholas Brouwer was born before 1766.
  • He married Phebe Underhill before 1786.
  • Also known as Nicholas Brower.2

Family: Phebe Underhill b. b 1771

Citations

  1. [S448] William Burt Cook, "Schaghticoke Dutch Reformed Church Records", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vols. 59-64 (1928-1933): Baptism of Barton Underhill Brouwer, son of Nicholas Brouwer and Phebe Underhill, 30 Jul 1786, sponsors: James Spatten and Annatje Fort.. Hereinafter cited as "Schaghticoke DRC, NYGBR 59-64."
  2. [S448] William Burt Cook, "Schaghticoke Dutch Reformed Church Records", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vols. 59-64 (1928-1933). Hereinafter cited as "Schaghticoke DRC, NYGBR 59-64."
  3. [S1590] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 8:91. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  4. [S4703] Howard A. McConville, "Baptismal Records of the First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, New York, January 1809-August 1823", Dutch Settlers Society of Albany Yearbook Vols. 36-37 (1961-1962): Aaron Warrener; parents: Nicholas Brower and Phoebe. Hereinafter cited as "Baptismal Records, First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany."
  5. [S4703] Howard A. McConville, "Baptismal Records of the First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, New York, January 1809-August 1823", Dutch Settlers Society of Albany Yearbook Vols. 36-37 (1961-1962): Phebe Ann; parents: Nicholas Brower and Phebe. Hereinafter cited as "Baptismal Records, First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany."

Nicholas Brouwer1

b. 5 April 1784
  • Nicholas Brouwer was born on 5 April 1784.2
  • He was baptized on 11 April 1784 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Willem and Marytie Brower.2

Citations

  1. [S515] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1984), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Albany.
  2. [S1590] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 7:43. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Nicholas Brouwer

b. between 1725 and 1735
  • Nicholas Brouwer was probably born between 1725 and 1735 at New Jersey.
  • On 2 March 1779 A Jeremy Brewer and a Nicholas Brewer are found on the 2 March 1779 Albany Co. tax list living at Half Moon, while a Jeremiah Brewer and Nicholas Brewer are recorded on the 23 Oct. 1779 Albany Co. tax list at Half Moon. Among their neighbors in March 1779 are Widow Buys, John Hooper, Charles Elsworth and John Sterling. Abraham D'graf lived next to John Sterling and Nicholas Brewer was on the other side. In Oct. 1779 their neighbors are John Concklin, John Hooper, Mary Buyce (presummed to be the "widow" in March), Charles Aylesworth, John Sterlin, Thomas Concklin, and Thomas Concklin, Jr.
  • In 1786 Nicholas Brouwer resided at Newtown, (then Albany Co., now Saratoga Co.), New York.1
  • Nicholas is a possible brother of Jeremiah Brower, and therefore possibly a son of Jurge Brouwer and Elizabeth Holmes. In 1786, Jeremiah Brower, then of Hoosick, later of Highgate, Vermont, filed a Loyalist Claim with the British Government, stating that in Aug. 1777 he lived at Newtown in the Half Moon Patent, and offered as a refernce, one Nicholas Brower, then (1786) of Newtown. As Jurge Brouwer's father was named Nicholas, it would follow that he in turn would name a son, possibly an eldest son, Nicholas. In 1790, a Jeremiah Brower is found living at Half Moon, New York (First Federal Census). It is likely that this Jeremiah would then be a son of this Nicholas.

Family:

Citations

  1. [S710] American Loyalist Claims, 1730-1835; (London, England: Filmed by the Public Record Office, 1960-1962), Great Britain. Exchequer and Audit Dept. (Added Author). Microfilm of original records in the Public Records Office, London, England. Consists of bundles of memorials, certificates, accounts and vouchers of Loyalist claimants as presented to the commission established to enquire into the Loyalists' claims for compensation for losses sustained during the American Revolution. Public Records Office reference no.: A.O.13. Manuscript of film., Film #366717. Nova Scotia bundle 24. Claim of Jeremiah Brewer. Hereinafter cited as American Loyalist Claims, 1730-1835.

Nicholas Brouwer1,2

b. before 1780
  • Also known as Nicholas Brower.3

Family: Jane Le Roy b. b 1785

Citations

  1. [S1732] Prentiss Glazier, Le Roy Family of Dutchess County, New York: Capt. Frans Le Roy of Poughkeepsie and His Descendants (Sarasota, Fla.: the author, 1974), p.10. Hereinafter cited as Le Roy Family of Dutchess Co.
  2. [S1695] Burhans Collection, "Records of the First Reformed (Dutch) Church of Poughkeepsie, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.73-75 (1942-1944): 75:104. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Poughkeepsie, NYGBR 73-75."
  3. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Poughkeepsie Reformed Church: 1716-1824. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.

Nicholas Brouwer1

b. 1834, d. 3 March 1858
  • Nicholas Brouwer was born in 1834.1
  • He died on 3 March 1858.1

Citations

  1. [S1774] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady."

Nicholas Brouwer

b. 8 March 1747, d. 13 February 1814
  • Nicholas Brouwer was born on 8 March 1747 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York.1,2
  • He married Mary Birdsall, daughter of Benjamin Birdsall, at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York, on 7 May 1771 (Banns 20 Apr 1771) "Nicolaas Brouwer, y.m., b. in the Viskill (Fishkill), and Maria Burdsall, y.w., b. on Long Island and res. in the Viskill."3,4
  • Nicholas Brouwer died on 13 February 1814.5,6
  • He was buried at Sparta Cemetery, Ossining, Westchester Co., New York.6
  • Also known as Nicholas Brower.7
  • Also known as Capt. Nicholas Brouwer.8,9,10
  • Also known as Nicholas Brewer Jr.11
  • A line published in the New York Gazette, dated 5 Dec 1768, stated that "Nicholas Brower, Jr. is seperated from his wife Mary." Which Nicholas could this pertain to? Nicholas Brouwer (1714-1778) was first married to Mary Dutcher, but married his second wife Sarah Drake in March 1765. His son Nicholas (b.1747) did not marry his wife, Mary Birdsall, as a "y.m." until April 1771. Nicholas Brouwer (b.ca.1730) who married Maria Boom, and lived in Albany, is a possiblity, but there is no reason to call him "Jr." (Could the date of 1768 be incorrect? See below).12
  • Nicholas Brewer, Jr. appears on the tax list at Rombout Precinct in the years 1772-1776, 1777-1779.11
  • On 3 Feb 1776, Nicholas Brouwer, Jr. and Mary his wife took a mortgage on 52 acres. The document is also signed by "his father Nicholas Brouwer."13
  • Named in his father's will, as eldest son, he received the Lime kiln with the two acres of land it was erected upon in Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie Precint. He, along with his mother, was also executor of his father's will. He was a captain in the Revolutionary War. Lived at Poughkeepsie and later at New York City.14
  • In 1780 Nicholas Brower commanded a company in the Dutchess county militia, Col. Abraham Brinkerhoff's Regt. His estate at Fishkill was the camping ground for the families taking refuge from the British when they were advancing up the Hudson. Nicholas Brouwer and his wife gave them a home and provided them with ways and means to continue their journey.15
  • In a deed dated 2 June 1795, Nicholas Brewer of Fishkill, conveyed to Hicky Bates of Fishkill, "all the lands covered with the waters of the Wappingers Creek beginning at a rock marked NB below the small fall south of Bates saw mill and from thence northward up the said creek to the upper mill dam of Peter Mesier and also the island included within the above bounds which the bridge commonly called Van Sicklen's Bridge rests upon and the waters, water corses, mill seats, profits, hereditaments and appurtenances...and whereas the said Hicky Bates and John Pinckney by indenture bearing even date with these presents hath granted released and conveyed to the said Nicholas Brower and to his heirs and assignes forever a certain messurage piece or parcell of land and land covered with water situate lying and being in the said town of Fishkill beginning at a certain rock below the first fall south of Bates saw mill on the Wappingers Creek which said rock is marked NB thense fifty feet south to a large button tree marked NB thence eighteen feet to an elm tree marked NB thence twenty-two feet to a basswood tree marked NB thence up the bank in range with a birch tree marked NB to the top or egde of the bank as it now until it meets the land or line of Nicholas Brower..."16
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York, as Nicholas Brower, with a household of 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male over 45, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, 1 female over 45, and 2 slaves.7,17
  • In 1810 the Brewers recorded as living in Fishkill, New York are Gilbert, Hendrick, Isaac, Nehemiah, Cornelis J., Cornelis W., Garret, Jacob J., William, and two Samuels, but no Nicholas.18
  • On 10 Aug 1846, Helenah Manning wrote from Poughkeepsie, New York, inquiring for the records of the courts for the year 1798 to be examined to see if "there was not a suit pending between Nicholas N. Brower and his wife for a separate maintenance."19

Family 1: Mary Birdsall b. 27 Nov 1746, d. 5 Mar 1786

Family 2: Susanna van Bremen

Citations

  1. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): p.175. According to Gesner Family papers. His baptism has not been found, but his existence has been proven.. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."
  2. [S2604] Natalie R. Fernald editor, "The Old Bible of Nicholas B. Brower", The Genealogical Exchange Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 1908): page 15. Hereinafter cited as "Brower Bible, Gen. Ex. 5 (1908)."
  3. [S1655] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.99. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  4. [S2604] Natalie R. Fernald editor, "The Old Bible of Nicholas B. Brower", The Genealogical Exchange Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 1908): page 15. Married 7 May 1771. Hereinafter cited as "Brower Bible, Gen. Ex. 5 (1908)."
  5. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-10, Personal Notes, undated, no signatures, references or attributions, but probably written in the 1840s or 1850s and probably by Robert and/or Martha Pitcairn. The notes are an attempt to trace chronoligically the possession of property originally acquired by Adolphus Brower in 1741. States that Nicholas died in 1814. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  6. [S1005] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved Nov. 2009. "Nicholas Brower," New York, Westchester County. Record added Apr 17, 2009 by Daryl Verstreate, Jr. Dates: b. Mar 8, 1747; d. Feb 13, 1814. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  7. [S1987] "Federal Census, 1800, Dutchess County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.65,66,67 (1934,1935,1936): 65:362. Hereinafter cited as "1800 Census, Dutchess Co., NY, NYGBR 65,66."
  8. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948). Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  9. [S2604] Natalie R. Fernald editor, "The Old Bible of Nicholas B. Brower", The Genealogical Exchange Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 1908): page 15. Inscription on the first page of the Bible reads, "I became a Subscriber for this Book in the Year 1789, taken in Numbers from the Press the Year 1790 and 1791. Got it Bound and Completed July, 1792. Printers cost £__(?) Stationers cost __(blurred). The whole amount 13 dollars.". Hereinafter cited as "Brower Bible, Gen. Ex. 5 (1908)."
  10. [S3141] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, BIB. BB-78, Family of Nicholas and Nancy (Birdsall) Brower. District of Columbia Genealogical Records Committee, Vol. 160, part 1, pages 215-217. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  11. [S1437] Clifford M. Buck, compiler, Dutchess County, NY Tax Lists (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1990), p.170. Hereinafter cited as Dutchess Co. NY Tax Lists.
  12. [S1955] Kenneth Scott, "Genealogical Data From the New York Gazette and the Weekly Mercury", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.99-107 (1968-1976): 99:212. Hereinafter cited as "Gen. Data from NY Gazette & Weekly Mercury, NYGBR."
  13. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  14. [S848] Record of Wills Recorded at Albany, New York, 1629-1802; index 1629-1828; FHL films #s 0481435-0481446 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967), New York. Surrogate's Court (Albany County) (Main Author). Albany County (New York). Clerk of the Court of Appeals (Added Author). Microfilm of original records at the Queens College Library in Flushing, New York. The testators were from various areas and counties including Albany, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Kings, Westchester and others., FHL film #481436; Vol. AB:120. Hereinafter cited as Albany, NY Wills.
  15. [S481] National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, compiler, D.A.R. Lineage Book (Washington D.C.: Nat. Soc. of D.A.R.), 9:134 (1895); #8352 Miss Emily Elizabeth Stewart. Hereinafter cited as D.A.R. Linaeage Book.
  16. [S1463] Deed Records, Dutchess County, New York; Vol. 13-14, 1794-1797; FHL film #0565015 (Albany, NY: State of New York, 1968), Microfilm of original records in the Dutchess County Courthouse, v.13, p.292. Hereinafter cited as Dutchess Co., NY Deeds v.13-14, 1794-1797.
  17. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M32, Roll 21, page 39, image 44, FHL film #193709. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  18. [S135] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.
  19. [S2534] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, B-29, Official letter (original). Dated August 10, 1846, Poughkeepsie, signed by Helenah Manning. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  20. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): p.175. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."

Niclaes Brouwer1

b. 1 January 1732
  • Niclaes Brouwer was born on 1 January 1732.1
  • He was baptized on 13 February 1732 at Passaic, New Jersey.1,2
  • He married by license dated on 20 August 1757 at Lutheran Church, New York City, New York, Maria De Groot.2,3
  • Surname is also spelled Brower.
  • Also known as Nicholas Brewer.3
  • Niclaes Brouwer was admitted freeman on 23 November 1756 at New York City, New York, a "labourer."2
  • He witnessed the baptism of Maria Brouwer , daughter of David Brouwer and Catharina Keyser, on 15 August 1762 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Nicholaas Brouwer, Maria de Groot, z.h.v.).4
  • Niclaes Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Benjamin Brower , son of Isaac Brouwer and Mary Knapp, on 17 January 1773 at Lutheran Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Nicholas Brouwer and wife Mary).5
  • Niclaes Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria Storm , daughter of John Storm and Maria Brouwer, on 1 May 1774 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Nicholas Brouwer, Maria de Groot, z.h.v.).6
  • Niclaes Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria Storm , daughter of John Storm and Maria Brouwer, on 28 July 1782 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Nicolaus Brouwer & Maria Brouwer).7

Family: Maria De Groot

Citations

  1. [S1318] Voorhis David Demarest, The Demarest Family: A record of the desMarets family in France, the Holy Land in the Crusades, again in France, Holland, the Palatinate (Germany) again in Holland and the migration to America, 1663 (Hackensack, NJ: n.pub., 1964), p.IV-I. Hereinafter cited as Demarest Family.
  2. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  3. [S521] Robert H. Kelby and Kenneth Scott, New York Marriages Previous to 1784; A reprint of the original edition of 1860 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984), p.45. Hereinafter cited as New York Marriages Previous to 1784.
  4. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:220.
  5. [S1809] "Baptisms in the Lutheran Church New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.97-103 (1966-1972): 102:203. Parents Isaac Brower and Mary. Hereinafter cited as "Lutheran Church NYC, Bapt., NYGBR 97-103 (1966-1972)."
  6. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 30:18.
  7. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 30:87.

Nicolaas Brouwer

b. 7 October 1780
  • Nicolaas Brouwer was born on 7 October 1780.1,2
  • He was baptized on 26 November 1780 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Johs. and Marritje Brouwer.2

Citations

  1. [S515] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1984), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Albany.
  2. [S1590] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 7:18. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Nicolaes Brouwer1

b. 11 November 1781, d. 20 December 1816
  • Nicolaes Brouwer was baptized on 11 November 1781 at Paramus Reformed Dutch Church, Bergen Co., New Jersey; wit: Albert T. and Mettie Zabriskie.2
  • He died on 20 December 1816 at New York City, New York; "34 years old."1
  • He was a carpenter and was listed at 60 Barclay St., New York City in 1805, and at other addresses until 1816. He also lived at 34 Robinson Street in 1808.1

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S2099] Howard S.F. Randolph and Russell Bruce Rankin, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms, 1740-1850 (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1935, reprint 1992), p.110. Hereinafter cited as Paramus RDC Baptisms.

Norchia Brouwer1

b. circa 1763
  • Norchia Brouwer was born circa 1763.1
  • She is said to have married Benjamin Barton.1,2
  • Also known as Norellia Brower.1

Citations

  1. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-3.
  2. [S2632] William Applebie Daniel Eardeley, Brower Genealogy 1615-1884 and Langdon Genealogy 1625-1876, Unpublished Manuscript, 1923, Box 7, Catalog Item no.165, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Original at Queens Borough Public Library. (Note: There are serious flaws and errors with this manuscript, particularly with the earlier generations. Eardeley claims Jan Brouwer (m. Aege Sprong) as a son of Jacob Brouwer and Annatje Bogardus, which is in error. There are numerous other errors as well. This document must be used with caution). page 37, https://docs.google.com/leaf

Paulus Brouwer1

b. 5 February 1775, d. 4 September 1855
  • Paulus Brouwer was born on 5 February 1775.2,3
  • He was baptized on 18 February 1775 at Dutch Reformed Church, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey; sponsors Paulus Van de Beek and wife.3
  • He married Rachel De Baun, daughter of Christian De Baun and Rachel Helm, at Tappan Reformed Church, Tappan, New York, on 6 October 1798 "Paul Brower and Rachel De Baan, both of Clarkstown."4
  • Paulus Brouwer died on 4 September 1855 at Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.5
  • Also known as Paul Brower.
  • Named in his father's will dated 11 Aug 1784.
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Clarkstown, Rockland Co., New York, as Poules Brower, with a household of 1 male under 10, 1 male 16-25, 1 female 16-25, 1 female over 45.6
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Lyme, Jefferson Co., New York, as Paul Brower, with a household of 1 male age 50-60, and one female age 50-60. Enumerated next to Jacob P. Brower.7
  • He lived in 1830 at Jefferson Co., New York, and owned a vessel called Minhunt or Menhunt.8
  • He appeared on the census on 29 July 1850 at Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin, Paul Brower, age 75, born in New York. Real estate valued at $100. In the household is Rachel Brower, age 75, born in New York.9

Family: Rachel De Baun b. 21 May 1775

Citations

  1. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): p.172. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."
  2. [S526] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Corrections", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 69:172-179 (1938): p.179. says "b.1782" obviously an error. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Corr., NYGBR 69 (1938)."
  3. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), Hack.:238. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  4. [S1831] "Betrothals and Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Tappan, Rockland County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 84, 85, 86 (1953,1954,1955): 85:242. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages, Tappan Reformed Church, NYGBR 84,85,86."
  5. [S4754] Pandabaire2, Brower DeBraun Hopkins Germain Kreuger Degele in "Obit for Paul Brower Beaver Dam", listserve message to Ancestry.com Message Boards, March 14, 2010. Printout dated July 24, 2012, Transcribed from Marriages/Deaths; The Republican, Jan 1855-Dec 1855, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Hereinafter cited as Obit for Paul Brower Beaver Dam.
  6. [S1978] "Federal Census 1800, Rockland County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.61 (1930): 61:355. Hereinafter cited as "1800 Census, Rockland Co., NY, NYGBR 61 (1930)."
  7. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, Roll 92, p.273. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  8. [S1355] Lilly Martin, "Re: Jacob P. Brewer Family Bible," e-mail message from Martin, Lilly (unknown address) to Chris Chester, William Bogardus, Karen Sims, Richard Brewer and Perry Brewer, 14 Dec 2006, In 1830 Paul Brower lived at Jefferson Co NY and owned a Vessel named "Minhunt" or "Menhunt".. Hereinafter cited as "L. Martin e-mail 12-14-2006."
  9. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 996, page 74A. Paul Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  10. [S1354] William Bogardus, "Re: Jacob P. Brewer Family Bible," e-mail message from Bogardus, William (unknown address) to Chris Chester, Lilly Martin, Karen Sims, Richard Brewer and Perry Brewer, 14 Dec 2006, "Jacob P. Brower was born 31 May 1799 and baptized at the Clarkstown Reformed Church, Rockland Co., NY, the son of Paul Brower and Rachel DeBaun. who were married 6 Oct 1798 at the Tappan Dutch Reformed Church, Rockland Co., NY ; Paulus was b. 5 Feb 1775 and baptized 18 Feb 1775 at the Hackensack Dutch Reformed Church, Bergen Co., NJ, , the son of Jacob Brouwer and Jannetje Van der Beek, who were married 21 Apr 1753 at the Schraalenburgh Dutch Reformed Church, Bergen Co., NJ; Jacob was baptized at the Hackensack Dutch Reformed Church, NJ, 17 Apr 1726 with twin brother David, sons of Abraham Brouwer and Elizabeth Ackerman, who were married 11 Oct 1723 at the Hackensack Dutch Reformed Church, Bergen Co., NJ; Abraham was b. 9 Mar 1701, bp. 30 Mar 1701 at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, NJ, son of Uldrick Brouwer and his first wife Hester de Vouw, who were married 5 Nov 1698 at the Hackensack Ditch Reformed Church, Bergen Co., NJ; Uldrick was probably born at Schenectady, the son of Pieter Brouwer and Petronella Uldricks Clein; and Pieter was the son of Adam Brouwer Berchoven from Cologne, Germany, and Magdalena Jacobs Verdon, who were married 21 Mar 1645 (intentions dated 19 Mar 1645 in the records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New York). Adam's parents are still unknown although I am aware of four alleged parents and ancestry - none of which have been proven.". Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail 12-14-2006."

Perlina Brouwer1

b. 8 March 1811
  • Perlina Brouwer was born on 8 March 1811 at Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., Kentucky.1
  • She married John Flood.1
  • Also known as Perlina Brewer.1

Family: John Flood

Citations

  1. [S2308] Bertha C. Spencer, Three Hundred Years in America (1942; reprint Madras, Oregon: Sharon R. Brewer Dodge, 1988). William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. Privately printed. This work contains errors, among them the false account of Anneke Jans descent from William of Orange. The account of Pieter Adamsz Brouwer is also in error, and there may be other errors with the earlier Brouwer generations. Latter generations are recounted by descendants who lived in the latter part of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries, and the ancestors who they describe were their parents and grandparents. p.19. Hereinafter cited as Three Hundred Years in America.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 24 May 1701, d. before February 1734
  • Peter Brouwer was baptized on 24 May 1701 at Dutch Reformed Church, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey; sponsors David son of Jan DeMaree, Elena Brouwers.2
  • He married Dina de Groot, daughter of Pieter Jacobsen de Groot and Beleitie Van Schaick, at Dutch Reformed Church, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey, on 30 May 1724; "both b. Ackinsack" (Hackensack).3
  • Peter Brouwer died before February 1734.

Family: Dina de Groot b. 12 Aug 1705

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948). Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.83. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  3. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.45. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  4. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.140. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  5. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.145. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  6. [S1852] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol. 39; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc. Vol. 10 1801-1805 (Trenton, New Jersey: MacCrellish & Quigley Co., 1946), p.66. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.10 1801-1805.
  7. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.146. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  8. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.152. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  9. [S1828] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptism Record of the Tappan Reformed Church (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1998), p.29, no.596. Hereinafter cited as RDC Tappan, Baptisms.
  10. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.143. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  11. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.

Peter Matthysz Brouwer1

b. 22 April 1676
  • Peter Matthysz Brouwer was baptized on 22 April 1676 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; (no witnesses recorded).2
  • Also known as Pieter Brouwer.2

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:203. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1557] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 122. Pieter; parents: Matthys Brouwer, Marritie Pieters; witnesses: geen getuygen. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Peter Brouwer1

b. 20 August 1741, d. before April 1789
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 20 August 1741.2
  • He married Maria Taylor.2
  • Peter Brouwer died before April 1789.
  • Surname is also spelled Brower.3
  • He witnessed the baptism of Jan Anderson , son of John Anderson and Elizabeth Brouwer, on 24 July 1763 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Anna Brouwer, Wed. v. Pieter Mets).4

Family: Maria Taylor b. b 1746, d. 22 Apr 1789

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:26. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1282] William Brower Bogardus, Dear "Cousin": A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation - and of her sister, Marritje Jans (Wilmington, OH, U.S.A.: Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, 1996), chart 7C. Hereinafter cited as Dear "Cousin."
  3. [S1649] "Records of the First Presbyterian Church of the City of New York - Births and Baptisms", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 4-10 (1873-1879): 7:140. Hereinafter cited as "Recs., First Prebyterian Ch., NYC, NYGBR 7-10 (1876-1879)."
  4. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:226.
  5. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:146.
  6. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:22.
  7. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:81.
  8. [S1649] "Records of the First Presbyterian Church of the City of New York - Births and Baptisms", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 4-10 (1873-1879). Hereinafter cited as "Recs., First Prebyterian Ch., NYC, NYGBR 7-10 (1876-1879)."

Peter Brouwer1

b. 25 July 1731
  • Peter Brouwer was baptized on 25 July 1731 at First Reformed Church (Church of the Three-Mile Run), New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., New Jersey.1,2

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:30. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S4768] Michael Morrissey, "Bennet "Dutch Church" New Brunswick, NJ 1721, 1725," e-mail message from Mike Morrissey to Dutch-Colonies (RootsWeb List), July 29, 2012, "New Brunswick First Reformed Church Baptisms," spreadsheet received August 8, 2012. Citing Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, vol. 11, page 401. Petrus; parents: Hendrick Brouwer, (mother not recorded). Hereinafter cited as "Bennet."

Peter Brouwer1

b. 30 March 1720
  • Peter Brouwer was baptized on 30 March 1720 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Wyntje Brouwer.2
  • He probably married Cornelia Thong on 14 April 1740.3
  • Peter Brouwer is possibly the Peter Brouwer who married Margaret Bogert in 1750.4
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.4
  • Peter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Sara Brouwer , daughter of Cornelis Brouwer and Hester Bodine, on 15 May 1737 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Sara Webbers, Wed'e Van Sibiand Brouwer).5
  • Peter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Hester Brouwer , daughter of Cornelis Brouwer and Hester Bodine, on 3 July 1743 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Maria Canon h.v. van Evert Byvank).6
  • Peter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Cornelis Brouwer , son of Cornelis Brouwer and Hester Bodine, on 11 December 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Ju'r, Sara Brouwer, h.v. Jacobus Hartje).7
  • Peter Brouwer and Margaret Bogert were members of the at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, in June 1800.8

Citations

  1. [S510] John Reynolds Totten, "Anneke Jans (1607-8?-1663) and Her Two Husbands", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Vol. 56, pages 202-243 (1925): p.231-237. Hereinafter cited as "Anneke Jans, NYG&BR 56 (1925)."
  2. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 19:14.
  3. [S1282] William Brower Bogardus, Dear "Cousin": A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation - and of her sister, Marritje Jans (Wilmington, OH, U.S.A.: Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, 1996), chart 7B. Hereinafter cited as Dear "Cousin."
  4. [S1799] "Brewer-Bogart (inquiry 96)", Somerset County Historical Quarterly vol.4, p.80 (1915): "I wish to get trace of Parker Brewer, b. Apr. 5, 1806, son of John and Letitia Parker Brewer. He was in New York City prior to 1838, and then not married. He had three sisters: (1) Maria, b.1808; m. Jacob Conover, of Little Silver in 1829, no children (2) Elizabeth, b.1811; m. Michael White; d. on Long Island in 1863; no children. (3) Harriet, b. 1815; m. Peter Wolcott; several children. John Brewer was a son of Benjamin Brewer and Mary Lane; had brothers, Cornelius and Benjamin, and sisters Ann, who m. Isaac Morris, and Mary, who m. Joseph Morris. They were all b. between 1770 and 1800. Benjamin Brewer,husband of Mary Lane, m. Dec. 13, 1768 and d.1821. He had a brother Peter, b. after 1750, of whom I have no trace. The parents of Benjamin and Peter were Peter, b. Mar 30, 1720, and his wife Margaret Bogert, whom he married in 1750. More information is wanted of Peter, son of Peter, and Parker Brewer." T.M.M. (Shrewsbury).. Hereinafter cited as "Brewer-Bogart inquiry; SCHQ 4 (1915)". http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…
  5. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 23:74.
  6. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 24:123.
  7. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 25:67.
  8. [S1692] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York - Church Members List", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.59,60,61,62 (1928,1929,1930,1931): 62:43-44. Margaret Bogert, wife of Peter Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as "Members RDC NY/NA, NYGBR."

Peter Brouwer

b. 18 March 1781
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 18 March 1781 at Columbia Co., New York.
  • He was baptized on 8 April 1781 at Dutch Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia Co., New York; sponsors Peter Herder, Hilletje Herder.1
  • He married Polly Weaver at Dutch Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, on 15 November 1812.2
  • Also known as Peter Brewer Jr.3,1
  • Peter Brouwer appeared on the census in 1820 at Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, as Peter Brewer, Jnr., with a household of 1 male under 10, 1 male 26-45, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 26-45, 2 persons engaged in agriculture.4
  • Son, Peter, is named in his father's will dated 10 Apr 1830.5
  • On 8 November 1830 Peter Brouwer resided at Columbia Co., New York; when mentioned as a next of kin of Peter Brower in petitions regarding the probate of his will.6
  • He appeared on the census on 11 September 1850 at Livingston, Columbia Co., New York, Peter Brewer, age 70, born in New York. A farmer, with real estate valued at $6000. The head of household is recorded as Frederick Roraback, age 40, born in New York. A farmer, but no real estate recorded. His relationship to Peter Brewer and his family is not known, and why Frederick is recorded as the head of household is not known. With Peter are his wife Polly, and children Henry, Wessel, Margaret, and Anna M. Also Henry Oathisen, age 25, and John Weaver, age 56, both farmers.7

Family: Polly Weaver b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 81:167. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."
  2. [S1845] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.88-90 (1957-59): 90:84. Hereinafter cited as "Marriags, Claverack RDC, NYGBR 88-90."
  3. [S478] Arthur, and Nancy Kelly Kelly,"New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1683-1928."Original data extracted by Arthur and Nancy Kelly of Kinship Publishers from various church registers and town birth records in Columbia, Rennselaer, and Albany Counties, New York. Online www.ancestry.com., Baptism Record of Reformed Church: Claverack, (Columbia County) Reformed Church 1727-1899.
    .. Hereinafter cited as New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1683-1928.
  4. [S136] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M33, Roll 70, page 48, image 34. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  5. [S1343] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. From material originally compiled by William A.D. Eardeley, now held at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Online www.newenglandancestors.org., Retrieved Sept. 2008. Searched for Peter Brower, Columbia County. Hereinafter cited as NY State, Wills, Adm., 1787-1835.
  6. [S2961] Marcia Eisenberg, "Will Papers, 1830-1832 (Columbia County)", Tree Talks Vol. 25, no. 2, page 89 (June 1985). Hereinafter cited as "Will Papers, 1830-1832."
  7. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 491, page 166, image 339. Frederick Roraback household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 18 August 1822

Citations

  1. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.29. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.

Peter Brouwer1

b. before 1710
  • Peter Brouwer was born before 1710.

Family:

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:202. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…

Peter Brouwer1

b. 12 March 1775, d. 24 January 1844
  • Peter Brouwer was baptized on 12 March 1775 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Pieter Van Schyven, Jakomyntje Verwey, j.d.1
  • He married Margaret Bogert, daughter of Roeloff Bogert and Jannetjen Banta, say 1791.2
  • Peter Brouwer died on 24 January 1844; according to the New York Evening Post, he was living with his grandson, Burlin Brown.3

Family: Margaret Bogert b. 6 Feb 1773, d. 14 Oct 1843

Citations

  1. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 30:24.
  2. [S2105] Theodore Melvin Banta, A Frisian Family, the Banta Genealogy: Descendants of Epke Jacobse, who came from Friesland, Netherlands to New Amsterdam, February, 1659 (New York: unknown, 1893), page 102. No date given. Hereinafter cited as Banta Gen.. http://archive.org/details/frisianfamilyban00bant
  3. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  4. [S2105] Theodore Melvin Banta, A Frisian Family, the Banta Genealogy: Descendants of Epke Jacobse, who came from Friesland, Netherlands to New Amsterdam, February, 1659 (New York: unknown, 1893), page 102. Hereinafter cited as Banta Gen.. http://archive.org/details/frisianfamilyban00bant
  5. [S1624] "Records of Trinity Church Parish, New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.67-93 (1936-1962): 93:23. Hereinafter cited as "Trinity Church Parish Records."

Peter Brouwer1

b. between 1800 and 1820
  • Peter Brouwer was probably born between 1800 and 1820.
  • Peter Brouwer is mentioned with Salomon and Christine Brouwer in 1850. From 1847 to 1854, he was a shingle shaver at 91 Gold St. in Brooklyn. (Peter is not recorded with Christine and Salomon Brower on the 1850 U.S. census).1,2

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 518, page 113A, image 496. Christianna Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Peter Brouwer

b. 6 December 1800
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 6 December 1800.1,2
  • He was baptized on 19 April 1801 at First Reformed Dutch Church, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York.2
  • Also known as Peter Brower.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1732] Prentiss Glazier, Le Roy Family of Dutchess County, New York: Capt. Frans Le Roy of Poughkeepsie and His Descendants (Sarasota, Fla.: the author, 1974), p.10. Hereinafter cited as Le Roy Family of Dutchess Co.
  2. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Poughkeepsie Reformed Church: 1716-1824. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 28 May 1774, d. 8 December 1834
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 28 May 1774 at Bergen Co., New Jersey, (Bible record).1,2
  • He married Catherine Post at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), on 10 April 1796.3
  • Peter Brouwer died on 8 December 1834 at Huron, Wayne Co., New York; "aged 60 years, 7 mos., 8 days."1,2
  • Also known as Peter Brower.1
  • He witnessed the baptism of Peter Brower , son of Johannes Brouwer and Syntje Post, on 21 October 1792 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (witnesses Peter Brower, Antje Sickels).4
  • Peter Brouwer appeared on the census in 1820 at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York, as Peter Brower, with a household of 1 male under 10, 2 males 10-16, 1 male over 45, 1 female under 10, 1 female over 45, 2 persons engaged in agriculture.5
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York, as Peter Brower, with a household of 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 50-60.6
  • He witnessed the will of Joseph Brouwer on 9 March 1832; (Ontario Co., NY Wills, Book B) called Joseph Brower of Phelps. Leaves to his son John $5, to three daughters Lany, Catherine, and Polly, 33 acres of land where he now lives. His wife (not named) to have use during her lifetime. Witnessed by Peter Brower, Jr. and John Brower, 2nd. The will was not proved until 13 Oct 1841, at Ontario Co. Surrogate's Court, by Peter Brower, Jr., of Huron, Wayne Co., New York, who stated that Joseph Brower was his uncle and that Peter Brower who witnessed the will was his father, now deceased. Catherine Brower states that she lives in Huron, Wayne Co., N.Y., is the widow of Peter Brower, and the will of Joseph Brower was kept at her their home, and that Peter died in 1834. Orra (Ariah) Brower, living in Ohio, came to their home to get the will to take to Leah Brower, widow of Joseph Brower. Leah Brower states that she is 73 years old, and is the widow of Joseph. John Brower the 2nd, says he witnessed the will, now lives in Phelps, New York, is a blacksmith and a son of Peter Brower, deceased, that he is a nephew of Joseph Brower and he witnessed the will. The petition for probate at the Ontario County Surrogate's Court states that Joseph died 12 July 1832, in Phelps, leaving a widow Leah of Phelps; Eleanor wife of Daniel Pier of Parma, New York; Polly Hathaway, wife of Silas A. Hathaway of Clinton, Mascoomb Co., Michigan; Catherine L. Murphy, widow, of Phelps, New York; children of John Brower, his (Joseph's) deceased son as follows: Joseph, Ariah C., Eliza Brower of Springfield, Illinois, Lucinda and Catherine Brower of Huntsburg, Ohio. Catherine and Eliza are minors.7
  • His will was dated on 18 February 1834 proved 16 Jan 1836, Wayne Co., Surr. Ct. Called Peter Brower of Sodus, names wife Catherine who is to receive all property both real and personal. Witnessed by Peter Brower, J., Rulen Torry, David V. Brower. Appearing at the probate hearing were Catherine Brower, executrix, Peter Brower, John Brower, David V. Brower, Joseph Brower, Maria Young.8
  • A transcription of a Bible record has helped to identify Peter Brower's family. Although the title, publisher and most importantly, publishing date were not recorded with the transcription, the Bible record still appears to be useful for Peter's immediate family. Peter's family is the first complete family recorded in the Bible and is followed by the family of Peter's son, Joseph G. Brower. The last record is the death recording of Josephine Brower, daughter of Joseph G. This pattern of records is evidence that that Bible most likely originated with Joseph G. Brower and was probably purchased in the first half of the 1800's. It is possible that is originated with Peter, but since his siblings are not recorded this is less likely. In addition, the date of Peter's marriage to his wife, Catherine Post, is not recorded. Neither are the names of Catherine Post's parents. If this Bible did originate with Peter Brower, both of these records would have been included. The Bible most definetly did not originate with Peter's parents, Johannes Brouwer and Catherine/Trintje Waldron. Although their birth and death dates are recorded, their children other than Peter are not. If this were their Bible, then all of the children of Johannes and Catherine would have been recorded. The birth date given for Johannes is three years previous to his known, recorded baptism date. This is further evidence that the Bible was initiated with a later generation who was not present during Johannes' lifetime. Further more, the Bible identifies Johannes' parents as Jacob Brouwer and Effie Waldron. This identification is incorrect. Although Johannes' father was a Jacob Brouwer, his mother was Lea Slot. The Effie Waldron mentioned in the Bible record is most likely Aefje Hellekers, the mother of Catherine Waldron. Her married name would have been Aefje "Effie" WALDRON. It is apparent that the person who recorded these ancestors in their Bible matched their paternal grandfather's father with their paternal grandmother's mother, in error. This is then further evidence that the Bible did not originate with one of the earlier generations. The just mentioned ancestors would have been long deceased and not personally known to Joseph G. Brower. The evidence is strong that this Bible originated with Joseph G. Brower. This exercise also provides a lesson: It is critical that whenever a transcription of a Bible record is made, a record of the title, publisher, and publishing date must be included. It is also important to obtain clear photocopies of the original pages, so that the handwriting can be annalized. If multiple generations are covered and if the entries were written contemporaneously to the lives of those recorded, then different handwriting should be evident with each generation. If not, then it can be assumed that the records of earlier generations were entered long after the individulas lived, from the memory of a descendant, which makes them less reliable.

Family: Catherine Post b. 10 Jun 1775, d. 28 Dec 1847

Citations

  1. [S2025] Ariah Coats Brower Family; FHL fiche #6206691 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2006), Compiled by Oradell Brower Triplett. Manuscript (typescript) loaned by Lorraine Simkins of Salt Lake City., p.11. Hereinafter cited as Ariah Coats Brower Family.
  2. [S2352] New Jersey Bible Records, v.1-2; New Jersey Genealogical Miscellany, v.1; FHL film #0868786 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), pages 68-70. Brower Bible Records. In possession of Mrs. Y. Martin Jensen, 315 Pennington Ave., Passaic, New Jersey. Copy of pages 68-70 in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-361 (BIB). Hereinafter cited as DAR (New Jersey), Genealogical Collection.
  3. [S2069] William Nelson, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Volume XXII. Marriage Records, 1665-1800, Archives of the State of New Jersey. First Series (Paterson, N.J.: Press Printing and Publishing Co., 1900), Bergen Church Marriage Records, p.558. "both of English Neighborhood.". Hereinafter cited as Marriage Recs. NJ Archives v.XXII.
  4. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 31:96. Peter; parents: John Brower, Syntje Post; witnesses: Peter Brower, Antje Sickels.
  5. [S136] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M33, Roll 62, p.298, image 154. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  6. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, Roll 101, page 28. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  7. [S2025] Ariah Coats Brower Family; FHL fiche #6206691 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2006), Compiled by Oradell Brower Triplett. Manuscript (typescript) loaned by Lorraine Simkins of Salt Lake City., p.26. Hereinafter cited as Ariah Coats Brower Family.
  8. [S2025] Ariah Coats Brower Family; FHL fiche #6206691 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2006), Compiled by Oradell Brower Triplett. Manuscript (typescript) loaned by Lorraine Simkins of Salt Lake City., p.18. Hereinafter cited as Ariah Coats Brower Family.
  9. [S2025] Ariah Coats Brower Family; FHL fiche #6206691 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2006), Compiled by Oradell Brower Triplett. Manuscript (typescript) loaned by Lorraine Simkins of Salt Lake City., p.16. Hereinafter cited as Ariah Coats Brower Family.
  10. [S2352] New Jersey Bible Records, v.1-2; New Jersey Genealogical Miscellany, v.1; FHL film #0868786 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), pages 68-70. Brower Bible Records. In possession of Mrs. Y. Martin Jensen, 315 Pennington Ave., Passaic, New Jersey. Copy of pages 68-70 in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-361 (BIB). Children of Peter Brower and Catherine Post. Hereinafter cited as DAR (New Jersey), Genealogical Collection.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 7 April 1788, d. 11 May 1869
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 7 April 1788 at Egg Harbor, Gloucester Co., New Jersey.1
  • He married Anne Perrine, daughter of Joseph Perrine and Elizabeth Wikoff, at Hunterdon Co., New Jersey, on 1 June 1817.1,2
  • Peter Brouwer died on 11 May 1869 at Dabney, Ripley Co., Indiana.1
  • Also known as Peter Brower.3
  • He appeared on the census on 9 October 1850 at Otter Creek, Ripley Co., Indiana, Peter Brower, age 62, born in New Jersey. A farmer. Real estate valued at $125. Enumerated in the household of Andrew Brower, age 22.4
  • He appeared on the census on 28 July 1860 at Otter Creek, Ripley Co., Indiana, Peter Brower, age 72, born in New Jersey. A farmer. Enumerated in the household of James D. Brower, age 41.3

Family: Anne Perrine b. 3 Dec 1787, d. 18 Sep 1872

Citations

  1. [S1471] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, Received May 19, 2008.. Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  2. [S3828] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 4 Brewer Marriages, Brewer Marriages. Alphabetical by State then chronological by year.. Index MS - NY, page 117. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 293, page 143, image 150, FHL film #803293. James D. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 169, page 360B, image 347. Andrew Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 11 January 1833
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 11 January 1833 at Pascack, Bergen Co., New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S2354] DAR (New Jersey), New Jersey Collected Miscellaneous Genealogical Data; FHL film #0870150 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Miscellaneous records; New Jersey, Bible and family records; New Jersey, report of the genealogical committee, 1956-1957, 2 vols.; New Jersey, genealogical data; New Jersey, genealogical records; New Jersey, cemetery, Bible and family records; New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, random historical and genealogical notes. Copy of chart titled, "Genealogy-Family of Adam Brouwer (Brower) is found in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-353 (GEP). The chart shows a line of descent from son, Pieter Adamse Brouwer and his wife, Pieternella Uldricks; their son Abraham Pieterse Brouwer and his wife Lea De Maree; their son Daniel Brouwer and his wife Maria Koning; their son Johannes Brouwer and his wife Tryntje Jersey; and their children Antje, Abraham, Peter and David. Note that the placement of Johannes as a son of Daniel Brouwer and Maria Koning is incorrect. That couples' son Johannes married three times and lived in Kentucky. The Johannes who married Tryntje Jersey is a son of Abraham Brouwer and Antje Nix. Hereinafter cited as DAR (New Jersey), New Jersey Collected Miscellaneous Genealogical Data.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 23 November 1827
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 23 November 1827.1

Citations

  1. [S2354] DAR (New Jersey), New Jersey Collected Miscellaneous Genealogical Data; FHL film #0870150 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Miscellaneous records; New Jersey, Bible and family records; New Jersey, report of the genealogical committee, 1956-1957, 2 vols.; New Jersey, genealogical data; New Jersey, genealogical records; New Jersey, cemetery, Bible and family records; New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, random historical and genealogical notes. Copy of chart titled, "Genealogy-Family of Adam Brouwer (Brower) is found in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-353 (GEP). The chart shows a line of descent from son, Pieter Adamse Brouwer and his wife, Pieternella Uldricks; their son Abraham Pieterse Brouwer and his wife Lea De Maree; their son Daniel Brouwer and his wife Maria Koning; their son Johannes Brouwer and his wife Tryntje Jersey; and their children Antje, Abraham, Peter and David. Note that the placement of Johannes as a son of Daniel Brouwer and Maria Koning is incorrect. That couples' son Johannes married three times and lived in Kentucky. The Johannes who married Tryntje Jersey is a son of Abraham Brouwer and Antje Nix. Hereinafter cited as DAR (New Jersey), New Jersey Collected Miscellaneous Genealogical Data.

Peter Brouwer1

b. 19 November 1794
  • Peter Brouwer was born on 19 November 1794.1
  • He was baptized on 1 January 1795 at Reformed Dutch Church, Kinderhook, Columbia Co., New York; sponsors: ouders (the parents).1

Citations

  1. [S5791] Royden Woodward Vosburgh, editor, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Kinderhook in Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y., Vol. 2 (New York City: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1921), page 217. Peter; parents: Hessel Brouwer, Marytje Van Valkenburg; sponsors: ouders (the parents). Hereinafter cited as RDC Kinderhook.

Peter De Riemer Brouwer1

b. 31 July 1797
  • Peter De Riemer Brouwer was born on 31 July 1797.1
  • He was baptized on 27 August 1797 at First Reformed Dutch Church, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Poughkeepsie Reformed Church: 1716-1824. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.

Peter H. Brouwer1

b. 1840, d. 14 February 1863
  • Peter H. Brouwer was born in 1840.1
  • He died on 14 February 1863.1

Citations

  1. [S1774] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady."

Peter R. Brouwer1

b. 6 September 1853
  • Peter R. Brouwer was born on 6 September 1853.1

Citations

  1. [S1774] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady."

Petronella Brouwer1

b. 5 October 1748
  • Petronella Brouwer was baptized on 5 October 1748 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Johz Brouwer, Susanna Dorjet, z.h.v.2
  • She married Col. Anthony Post, son of Jacob Post and Ann Heddy, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 4 February 1769 (banns 1 Feb 1769) "Anthony Post & Peternelletje Brouwer."3
  • Also known as Cornelia Brouwer (baptism record of daughter Eleanor).4
  • Surname is also spelled Brower.5
  • Petronella Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria Brouwer , daughter of Abraham Brouwer and Aefje van Gelder, on 17 November 1765 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Anthony Post, Petronella Brouwer, j.d.).6
  • Petronella Brouwer and Col. Anthony Post were members of the at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 23 May 1774.7
  • She is called "Peter Nelly Post," in her father's will dated 6 July 1789.8
  • Petronella Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Elizabeth Wyckoff Brower , daughter of Abraham Brouwer and Lydia Louden, on 18 October 1795 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (as daughter of Lydia Louden, no father named. Sponsors Anthony Post, Knelly Post).9

Family: Col. Anthony Post b. bt 1745 - 1755

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 26:12.
  3. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.229. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  4. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Hopewell Dutch Reformed Church (East Fishkill): 1758-1910. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.
  5. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 30:213.
  6. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:35.
  7. [S1692] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York - Church Members List", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.59,60,61,62 (1928,1929,1930,1931): 61:275. Hereinafter cited as "Members RDC NY/NA, NYGBR."
  8. [S1585] New York Surrogate's Court, Record of Wills v.41 1776-1799; FHL film #0866992 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971, 1982-83), Microfilm of original records in the Surrogate's Court, New York, New York, p.17 (second copy on p.438). Hereinafter cited as NY Wills v.41 1776-1779.
  9. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 31:156.
  10. [S1473] Paul Brewer, "E-mail correspondence from Paul Brewer," e-mail message from Brewer, Paul to Chris Chester, to Chris Chester, et al, dated July 17, 2007. Descendant report for Jacob Brouwer and his wife Petronella de la Montagne, compiled by Paul Brewer. Hereinafter cited as "Paul Brewer e-mail."
  11. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Poughkeepsie Reformed Church: 1716-1824. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.
  12. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 30:97.

Petronella Brouwer1

b. 5 April 1758
  • Petronella Brouwer was baptized on 5 April 1758 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Jakob Brouwer, Johs zoon, Antje Brouwer.2
  • She is called Petronella Brower in her father's will dated 23 Oct 1781, apparently unmarried at that time.3,4

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:93.
  3. [S1558] Jacob Brouwer will (23 Oct 1781), New York Co. Surrogate's Court Vol. 36, pp.336-339, New York Co. Surrogate's Court, New York City, New York. Hereinafter cited as NY Wills 36:366-369.
  4. [S3063] New York Historical Society Abstracts of Wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York, Vol. 12 (Jun 17, 1782 - Sept 11, 1784) (New York: Printed for the Society, 1903), page 230. Jacob Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 12.

Petronella Brouwer

b. 3 July 1743
  • Petronella Brouwer was baptized on 3 July 1743 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Abraham de Lanoy, Jannetje Roome, s.h.v.1
  • She married Henry Sickels at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 23 November 1766 (banns 21 Nov 1766) "Henry Sickels & Peternel Brouwer."2,3
  • Also known as Peternal Brower.3
  • Also known as Neeltje.4
  • Petronella Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Wilhelmus Warner , son of William Warner and Maria Brouwer, on 4 July 1773 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Hendrick Zikkels, Petronella Brouwer, z.h.v.).5

Family: Henry Sickels b. b 1746, d. 29 Aug 1790

Citations

  1. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 24:123.
  2. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.225. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  3. [S3828] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 4 Brewer Marriages, Brewer Marriages. Alphabetical by State then chronological by year.. Index MS - NY, page 116. Recorded at Bergen, New Jersey. Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.
  4. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:197.
  5. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:208.
  6. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 12 April 1754, d. 18 October 1830
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 12 April 1754 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Benjamin Lozier, Dina de Groot, z.h.v.3
  • He married Maritje Herder, daughter of Michael Herder and Maria Rees, before 1773.
  • Petrus Brouwer married second at Dutch Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, on 12 November 1823 Mrs. Elizabeth Wilkinson.4
  • Petrus Brouwer died on 18 October 1830 at Claverack, Columbia Co., New York.5
  • Also known as Petrus Broer.6
  • Also known as Peter Brower.5
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.
  • He witnessed the baptism of Maria Skinner , daughter of John Skinner and Lea Brouwer, on 19 May 1773 at Reformed Dutch Church, Gravesend, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses: Petrus Broer, Maria do).6
  • Petrus Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria Herder , daughter of John Herder and Commertje, on 10 November 1776 at Dutch Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, (sponsors Peter Brouwer, Maria his wife).7
  • Petrus Brouwer appeared on the census in 1790 at Claverack, Albany Co., New York, Household of one male over 16, four males under 16, and four females. David Brewer (Peter's brother) also lives in Claverack in 1790. Peter and David are enumerated next to each other.8
  • He witnessed the baptism of Maria New , daughter of Peter New and Heletje Herder, on 30 October 1791 at Dutch Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, (sponsors Peter Brewer, Maria Herder).9
  • Petrus Brouwer appeared on the census in 1810 at Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, as Peter Brewer, with 1 male age 10-15; 3 males 16-25; 1 male over 45; 1 female 10-15; 1 female 16-25; 1 female over 45; and 1 slave.10
  • He appeared on the census in 1820 at Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, as Peter Brewer, with a household of 2 males 16-25, 1 male over 45, 2 females 16-25, 1 person engaged in agriculture. Peter Brewer, Jnr. is also enumerated in Claverack.11
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Claverack, Columbia Co., New York, as Peter Brewer, with a household of one male 70-80, and one female 50-60.12
  • His will was dated on 10 April 1830 proved 29 Nov 1830. Peter Brower of the town of Claverack, Columbia County. Names his sons: Peter, Abraham, David, Samuel, and John; mentions wife but not by name; his daughters: Maria, wife of Lawrence L. Lant, Jane, wife of Michael McCad, and Gitty, wife of Varnum Garner. Appoints as executors: Doctor Jacob S. Miller and William W. Rockefeller. Witnesses: John I. Miller of Claverack, I.A. Van Walkenburgh of Claverack, and Lawrence L. Lant.13,14
  • On 12 November 1830 printed in Argus: Peter Brower, late of Claverack. Citation to attend probate of will at Hudson 25 inst. To David Brower; Jane McCann, wife of Michael McCann of Delaware County; Peter Brower, Samuel Brower, John Brower and Abraham Brower of Columbia County; Maria Landt, wife of Laurence L. Landt of Greene County; Gertrude wife of Vernon Gardner, Wayne County, next of kin; and Elizabeth Brower, widow. Notice 8 Nov 1830.
    Also: Petition for letters by Jacob S. Miller and William W. Rockefeller of the Town of Claverack. Peter Brower died 18 Oct 1830 at Claverack. Mentions same widow and next of kin as above.15
  • At least two applications for membership into D.A.R. are known for descendants of Peter Brewer (Nos. 223630 and 349610, mother and daughter). Both applications cite the incorrect Revolutionary War service for their ancestor. The service cited belonged to a Peter Brewer who enlisted as a resident of Cortlandt Manor, served in Westchester County, later moved to Washington Co., New York and died in 1839. The applicants ancestor (this Peter Brewer), however, died in 1830 as evidenced by the probate of his will in Columbia County. This Peter Brewer most likely did serve in the Revolution, however, since he was living in Albany Co. at the time, he is most likely the Peter Bruer/Brewer who served with the 15th Regt. Albany Militia.16,17

Family: Maritje Herder b. 5 Apr 1756, d. b Nov 1823

Citations

  1. [S478] Arthur, and Nancy Kelly Kelly,"New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1683-1928."Original data extracted by Arthur and Nancy Kelly of Kinship Publishers from various church registers and town birth records in Columbia, Rennselaer, and Albany Counties, New York. Online www.ancestry.com., Baptism and Marriage Records of the Reformed Churches of Ghent, West Ghent, Mount Pleasant, and Stuyvesant Falls 1775-1899: Ghent Reformed Church 1775-1899; West Ghent Reformed Church 1843-1899; Mount Pleasant Greenport Reformed Church 1836-1899; Stuyvesant Falls Reformed Church 1860-1899.. Hereinafter cited as New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1683-1928.
  2. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  3. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 27:133.
  4. [S1845] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.88-90 (1957-59): 90:198. Hereinafter cited as "Marriags, Claverack RDC, NYGBR 88-90."
  5. [S2961] Marcia Eisenberg, "Will Papers, 1830-1832 (Columbia County)", Tree Talks Vol. 25, no. 2, page 89 (June 1985): Peter Brower, late of Claverack. Citation to attend probate of will at Hudson 25 inst., printed in Argus, 12 Nov 1830. To David Brower; Jane McCann, wife of Michael McCann of Delaware County; Peter Brower, Samuel Brower, John Brower and Abraham Brower of Columbia County; Maria Landt, wife of Laurence L. Landt of Greene County; Gertrude, wife of Vernon Gardner, Wayne County, next of kin; and Elizabeth Brower, widow. Notice 8 Nov 1830.
    Petition for letters by Jacob S. Miller and William W. Rockefeller of Town of Claverack. Peter Brower died 18 Oct 1830 at Claverack. Same next and kin and widow as in notice of 8 Nov 1830. Hereinafter cited as "Will Papers, 1830-1832."
  6. [S5743] Olive Tree Genealogy and Peter Divine,"Baptisms in Gravesend, New York Church Records 1772-1782." Transcription by Peter Divine, July 2001, from LDS Microfilm #1016877, Item #2. This is a microfilm of a handwritten transcript (p. 129-195) in possession of the Holland Society of New York, New York City. Online http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/nn/church/…., Maria; parents: John Skinner, Lea do; witnesses: Petrus Broer, Maria do. Hereinafter cited as Gravesend Baptisms.
  7. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 81:40. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."
  8. [S668] Ronald Vern Jackson, compiler, Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - New York (Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems Inc., 1978), p.61. Hereinafter cited as 1790 Census, New York.
  9. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 83:8. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."
  10. [S135] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census, Roll 31, p.741, image 162.00. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.
  11. [S136] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, Ser. M33, Roll 70, page 48, image 34. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  12. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M19, Roll 87, page 78. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  13. [S1343] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. From material originally compiled by William A.D. Eardeley, now held at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Online www.newenglandancestors.org., Retrieved Sept. 2008. Searched for Peter Brower, Columbia County. Hereinafter cited as NY State, Wills, Adm., 1787-1835.
  14. [S2961] Marcia Eisenberg, "Will Papers, 1830-1832 (Columbia County)", Tree Talks Vol. 25, no. 2, page 89 (June 1985): Peter Brower, late of Claverack. Citation to attend probate of will at Hudson 25 inst., printed in Argus, 12 Nov 1830. To David Brower; Jane McCann, wife of Michael McCann of Delaware County; Peter Brower, Samuel Brower, John Brower and Abraham Brower of Columbia County; Maria Landt, wife of Laurence L. Landt of Greene County; Gertrude, wife of Vernon Gardner, Wayne County, next of kin; and Elizabeth Brower, widow. Notice 8 Nov 1830.
    Petition for letters by Jacob S. Miller and William W. Rockefeller of Town of Claverack. Peter Brower died 18 Oct 1830 at Claverack. Same next and kin and widow as in notice of 8 Nov 1830. (Copy also at WBC Box 5, WIL BB-446). Hereinafter cited as "Will Papers, 1830-1832."
  15. [S2961] Marcia Eisenberg, "Will Papers, 1830-1832 (Columbia County)", Tree Talks Vol. 25, no. 2, page 89 (June 1985). Hereinafter cited as "Will Papers, 1830-1832."
  16. [S2375] Lineage application of Adeline Ellen Smith Vollertsen, Nat. No. 349610, The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Box 5, DD-1182. Copy of original application. The applicant applied on 27 Nov. 1944, approved on 11 Feb 1945, Big Spring Chapter, Georgetown, Kentucky. The Revolutionary War ancestor claimed is Peter Brewer. The service cited, however, is most probably incorrect for the Peter Brewer claimed as the ancestor.
  17. [S2374] Lineage application of Ellen Adelia Brewer Smith, Nat. No. 223630, The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio , Box 5, DD-118. Copy of original application. The applicant applied on 11 Aug. 1825, approved on 9 Jun 1926, Irondiquoit Chapter, Rochester, New York. The Revolutionary War ancestor claimed is Peter Brewer. The service cited, however, is most probably incorrect for the Peter Brewer claimed as the ancestor.
  18. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 76:15. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."
  19. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 81:85. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."
  20. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 81:236. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 2 April 1769
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 2 April 1769 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Cornelis van Houten, Sara de Marez z.h.v.2

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:199. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:149.

Petrus Brouwer

b. 16 January 1782
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 16 January 1782 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York; sponsors Petrus Westvaal, Sophia Westvaal.1

Citations

  1. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.227, no.5100. Petrus; parents: Richard Brouwer, Mary Blean. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 3 June 1740, d. before 19 October 1778
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 3 June 1740 at Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, (First Reformed Church of Tarrytown), Westchester Co., New York; sponsors Jan Enders and Zara, his wife.2
  • He married Annatie Mabie, daughter of Jeremias Mabie and Annatie Namburgh.1
  • Petrus Brouwer died before 19 October 1778; when his wife Hannah Mabie, is called a widow in her father's will.3
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.4
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 19 June 1778.5,4
  • He did not marry Elizabeth Stone. This marriage being claimed by some, but without verifiable evidence. In 2009, Y-DNA testing of a direct descendant of Elizabeth Stone and her husband, Peter Brewer, demonstarated that the participant is NOT a descendant of Adam Brouwer.

Citations

  1. [S505] Floyd I. Brewer, A Dutch - English Odyssey; Stories of Brewer & Estey Families in North America 1636-1996 (Delmar, New York: Floyd I. Brewer; Hamilton Printing Co., 1997), p.37. Hereinafter cited as A Dutch-English Odyssey.
  2. [S1460] First Record Book of the "Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow," organized in 1697, and now the First Reformed Church of Tarrytown, NY (Yonkers, NY: Yonkers Historical and Library Assoc., 1901), "Fourth Book" p.73, no.996. Hereinafter cited as Old Dutch Church Sleepy Hollow/First RDC Tarrytown.
  3. [S1947] Theresa Hall Bristol, "Abstracts of Wills Recorded at White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., Subsequent to May 1, 1787", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.55-60 (1924-1929): 55:147-148. Hereinafter cited as "White Plains Wills, NYGBR 55-60 (1924-29)."
  4. [S3211] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. IX, Jan 7, 1777-Feb 7, 1783, Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), pages 194-195. Johannis Brewer of the Manor of Philipsburgh in Westchester County. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 9.
  5. [S360] William S. Pelietreau, Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784 (New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898), p.329. Hereinafter cited as Early Wills of Westchester County, New York From 1664-1784.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 10 March 1717
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 10 March 1717 at Dutch Reformed Church, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey; sponsors Pieter De Marest and Maritie Meet his wife.2
  • He married Catherine Van der Hoeven, daughter of Johannes Van der Hoeven and Lea Hoppe, at Protestant Dutch Reformed Church, Acquackanonk (Passaic), Essex Co., New Jersey, (banns 10 Jan 1745) both of Acquackanonk.
  • Petrus Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Antje Verwey , daughter of Jacobus Verwey and Lea Brouwer, on 8 June 1746 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Catharina Van der Hoeven, z.h.v.).3
  • Petrus Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria Messekir , daughter of Abraham Messekir and Annetje Van der Hoeven, on 28 October 1747 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Catherina Van der Hoef, z.h.v.).4
  • Petrus Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Catharina Somerendyk , daughter of Teunis Somerendyk and Rachel Van der Hoer, on 24 May 1758 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Catharina Van der Hoer, z.h.v.).5

Family: Catherine Van der Hoeven b. 30 Jan 1723

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:201 fn. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), p.114. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  3. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 25:71.
  4. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 25:166.
  5. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:94.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 30 August 1763, d. before 8 March 1832
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 30 August 1763 at Paramus Reformed Dutch Church, Bergen Co., New Jersey; wit: Hendrik & Lena Vanblerkom.2
  • He married Rachel Vanderbeek, daughter of Paulus Vanderbeek and Rachel Van Blerkum, circa 1787.1
  • Petrus Brouwer died before 8 March 1832 at Acquackanonk, Essex Co., New Jersey.
  • Also known as Peter Brower.
  • He witnessed the baptism of Abraham Ackerman , son of Johannis D. Ackerman and Annatje Brouwer, on 29 January 1789 at Paramus Reformed Dutch Church, Bergen Co., New Jersey, (wit: Petrus and Rachel Brower).3
  • A Peter Brower appears on the 1830 U.S. Census at Aquackanonk, Essex Co., New Jersey, with a household of 1 male age 70-80, and 1 female age 60-70. John P. Brower is enumerated on the same census sheet. (The age would be overstated if this record pertains to this Peter Brower).4

Family: Rachel Vanderbeek b. 16 Oct 1763, d. b 19 Sep 1831

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S2099] Howard S.F. Randolph and Russell Bruce Rankin, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms, 1740-1850 (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1935, reprint 1992), p.112. Hereinafter cited as Paramus RDC Baptisms.
  3. [S2099] Howard S.F. Randolph and Russell Bruce Rankin, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms, 1740-1850 (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1935, reprint 1992), p.13. Hereinafter cited as Paramus RDC Baptisms.
  4. [S389] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M19, Roll 79, FHL film #0337932, page 374. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 23 May 1736, d. before October 1740
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 23 May 1736 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Jacob Brouwer, Maria Lanoy, z.h.v.2
  • He died before October 1740.1

Citations

  1. [S1282] William Brower Bogardus, Dear "Cousin": A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation - and of her sister, Marritje Jans (Wilmington, OH, U.S.A.: Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, 1996), chart 7D. Hereinafter cited as Dear "Cousin."
  2. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 23:19.

Petrus Brouwer1,2

b. 12 October 1740, d. 1842
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 12 October 1740 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Benjamin Quakkenbosch, Junior, Ariaantje Webbers, h.v. van Johannes Van Norden.3
  • He married Margaret Melow at Gloucester Co., New Jersey, on 23 March 1780.4
  • Petrus Brouwer died in 1842 at Tate Twp., Clermont Co., Ohio.5
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.4
  • Peter is not named in his father's will dated 15 May 1767.6
  • In 1780 Petrus Brouwer resided at Somerset Co., New Jersey.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Williamsburg, Clermont Co., Ohio, as Peter Brewer, with a household of 1 male 10-15, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 50-60, 1 male over 100 (with 102 written on the sheet), 1 female 15-20, 1 female 50-60.7

Family: Margaret Melow b. 1761, d. 1838

Citations

  1. [S1282] William Brower Bogardus, Dear "Cousin": A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation - and of her sister, Marritje Jans (Wilmington, OH, U.S.A.: Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, 1996), chart 7D. Hereinafter cited as Dear "Cousin."
  2. [S1471] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, Received May 19, 2008. "I've been reviewing some past correspondence regarding a possible spouse and descendancy from Petrus Brouwer, bp. New York Dutch Church, 12 Oct 1740, son of Pieter Brouwer and his 1st wife, Elizabeth Quackenbush; and Pieter, son of Jacobus Brouwer and Anna Bogardus. In my 1996 "Dear Cousin" Book on Chart 7D, I had indicated "no further record" for Petrus. A correspondent of mine, who had apparently been in contact with Lilly in late 2005 or early 2006 (Sharon Craig) had indicated that Petrus (Peter) had died in Tate Twp., Clermont Co., OH in 1842 and that he (as Peter Brewer) had married Margaret Melow 23 Mar 1780, in Gloucester Co., NJ. She was apparently born in 1761 in Somerset Co., NY and died in 1838 in Tate Twp. also. Clermont County, OH is not far from Wilmington so I will try to investigate this myself when time permits.
    I'm aware of Lilly's "rootsweb" inquiry of 15 Apr 2005, pertaining to the NJ tax records of 1790-1815 wherein Peter was apparently included; and a later 10 Mar 2006 "rootsweb" excellent report by Lilly pertaining to the "Brower Families in Missouri" wherein the ancestry of Peter, with his wife Margaret Melow, is tentatively concluded as being a descendant of Jacobus Brouwer as indicated above.
    My present questions are: do you both now accept that it was Petrus (Peter), bp. 12 Oct 1740, the son of Jacobus Brouwer and Anna Bogardus, who married Margaret Melow; and do you agree that Peter and Margaret had: (1) Peter, b. 7 Apr 1788, Egg Harbor, Gloucester Co., NJ, d. 11 May 1869, Dabney, Ripley Co., IN, who married Anna Perrine, 1 Jun 1817 in Clermont Co., OH. She was apparently born 3 Dec 1787 in Cranbury, Middlesex Co., NJ and died 18 Sep 1872 in Ripley Co., IN; and (2) Adam, b. 13 Apr 1802, Gloucester Co., NJ, d. 14 Nov 1892, Hamilton Co., IN, who married Janet MacMurchy, 12 Oct 1824 in Brown Co., OH - - and I have more information about her. In the 1850 census for Otter Creek Township, Ripley Co., IN, I believe I found Peter (as Peter Brown), age 62, b. NJ, living with his son Andrew and family; and in the 1860 census for the same place, as Peter Brown, age 72, b. NJ, living with his son James D. and family; and in the 1870 census for Center Township, I found Anna Browers, age 83, b. NJ, living with Andrew and his family. Another child of Peter and Margaret was Margaret Melow Brower, b. 1818, Clermont Co., OH, d. 1888, married Edward Thomas Newberry - - with more information also; and I have children and descendants of Adam Brower and Janet MacMurchy
    I would welcome your comments.". Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  3. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 24:19.
  4. [S2069] William Nelson, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Volume XXII. Marriage Records, 1665-1800, Archives of the State of New Jersey. First Series (Paterson, N.J.: Press Printing and Publishing Co., 1900), Marriage Licenses, p.32. License dated 23 Mar 1780. Peter Brewer, Somerset, and Margaret Melow, Somerset.. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Recs. NJ Archives v.XXII.
  5. [S1471] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, Received May 19, 2008.. Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  6. [S3064] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York, Vol. 14 (Jun 12, 1786 - Feb 13, 1796) (New York: Printed for the Society, 1906), page 132. Peter Brower, bricklayer of New York City. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 14.
  7. [S390] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Roll 384, p.133. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.

Petrus Brouwer1,2

b. 6 August 1732
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 6 August 1732 at First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset Co., New Jersey; (no sponsors recorded).3

Citations

  1. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913). Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  2. [S1702] "Jan Brouwer of Flatlands and Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.138, pp.250-260 (2007): 138:258. Hereinafter cited as "Jan Brouwer."
  3. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): p.216. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."

Petrus Brouwer

b. 23 September 1759
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 23 September 1759 at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey; witness Hendrick Brower.1

Citations

  1. [S2113] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 26:22. Petrus; parents: Pieter Brower, Antye Van Dyk; witness: Hendrick Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."

Petrus Brouwer

b. 25 February 1774
  • Petrus Brouwer was born on 25 February 1774.1
  • He was baptized on 20 March 1774 at Dutch Reformed Church, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey; sponsors Pieter Bogart, Jannetje Parleman.1
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.2
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 23 November 1788 under age 21.2

Citations

  1. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), Hack.:237. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.
  2. [S2345] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol.36; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. 7, 1786-1790 (Trenton, New Jersey: MacCrellish & Quigley Co., Printers, 1941), page 29. Abraham Brewer. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.7 1786-1790.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 15 April 1727
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 15 April 1727 at Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, (First Reformed Church of Tarrytown), Westchester Co., New York; sponsors Joannis Brouwer, Marethen, his wife.1

Citations

  1. [S1460] First Record Book of the "Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow," organized in 1697, and now the First Reformed Church of Tarrytown, NY (Yonkers, NY: Yonkers Historical and Library Assoc., 1901), p.53, no.570. Hereinafter cited as Old Dutch Church Sleepy Hollow/First RDC Tarrytown.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 24 February 1751
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 24 February 1751 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Teunis van Woert, Elizabeth van Dam, h.v.v. Jacobus Kierstede.2

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:201 fn. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 26:130. Child of "Petrus Brouer and Catharina Van Woert."

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 24 December 1772
  • Petrus Brouwer was born on 24 December 1772.2
  • He was baptized on 17 April 1773 at Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, (First Reformed Church of Tarrytown), Westchester Co., New York; sponsors Petrus Sie, Sapheya his wife.2

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Descendants of Matthys Brouwer and Marietje Pieters Wyckoff."
  2. [S1460] First Record Book of the "Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow," organized in 1697, and now the First Reformed Church of Tarrytown, NY (Yonkers, NY: Yonkers Historical and Library Assoc., 1901), "Fourth Book" p.131, no.2149. Hereinafter cited as Old Dutch Church Sleepy Hollow/First RDC Tarrytown.

Petrus Brouwer1,2

b. 12 October 1794, d. circa May 1859
  • Petrus Brouwer was born on 12 October 1794.3
  • He was baptized on 9 November 1794 at Paramus Reformed Dutch Church, Bergen Co., New Jersey; (no sponsors recorded).3
  • He married Elizabeth Durie at Saddle River, Bergen Co., New Jersey, on 15 November 1817.4,5
  • Petrus Brouwer died circa May 1859.2
  • Also known as Peter Brower.6
  • From The Durie Family (p.91): Peter was a cartman and mason and they lived at #56 Anthony Street, N.Y.C., soon after marriage and until at least 1826. They later lived in Bergen County, buying land on the south side of present Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, fromJohn P. Haring in 1829 and 1834, which was sold 22 Jan 1841 to James Van Houten. By that time they were living in Town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York.
    Previous to 1850 they were tenants on property in the west part of present Waldwick and were living there when the 1850 census was taken. They subsequently moved to the Jersey City area of Hudson County where on 5 April 1852, Peter bought from Jacob M. Merseles, lot 35 on Hudson Street. They soon after built a house on this property, the cost of which was financed by a mortgage made 30 May 1853 to the Bergen Reformed Church for $725.
    On 3 Oct 1857, Peter took title to the rear 50 by 90 feet with house, of adjoining lot 36 from son-inlaw John Litchholt, for $900 on which there was a mortgage for $400.
    Peter died the first part of 1859, intestate, and administration on his estate was granted 17 May to Garret Vreeland. On 18 May 1859, the heirs conveyed the house and land in lot 36 to daughter Jane Litchholt, subject to the mortgage. The homestead and lot 35 were ordered sold to pay debts by which the administrator executed deed to Samuel Wescott 18 Feb 1860 for $2185.
    Elizabeth may be the "Mrs. Brower, Jersey City," whose funeral was recorded at Park Ridge on 16 April 1886.
  • He appeared on the census on 7 August 1850 at Franklin, Bergen Co., New Jersey, Peter Brower, age 55, born in New Jersey. Farmer. In the household are Elizabeth Brower (age 52), Sally Ann Brower (22), Jane Brower (19), John Brower (17, laborer), Catharine Brower (85), and John Post (22, carpenter).6
  • Administration of Petrus Brouwer's estate was granted on 17 May 1859 granted to Garret Vreeland.2

Family: Elizabeth Durie b. 18 Feb 1800

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S2379] Howard I. Durie, The Durie Family, Jean Durier of the Huguenot Colony in Bergen County, New Jersey and Some of His Duree, DuRee, Durie and Duryea Descendants (Pomona, New York: Howard I. Durie, 1985), page 91. Hereinafter cited as Durie Family.
  3. [S2099] Howard S.F. Randolph and Russell Bruce Rankin, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms, 1740-1850 (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1935, reprint 1992), p.115. Hereinafter cited as Paramus RDC Baptisms.
  4. [S2354] DAR (New Jersey), New Jersey Collected Miscellaneous Genealogical Data; FHL film #0870150 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Miscellaneous records; New Jersey, Bible and family records; New Jersey, report of the genealogical committee, 1956-1957, 2 vols.; New Jersey, genealogical data; New Jersey, genealogical records; New Jersey, cemetery, Bible and family records; New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, random historical and genealogical notes. Copy of chart titled, "Genealogy-Family of Adam Brouwer (Brower) is found in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-353 (GEP). The chart shows a line of descent from son, Pieter Adamse Brouwer and his wife, Pieternella Uldricks; their son Abraham Pieterse Brouwer and his wife Lea De Maree; their son Daniel Brouwer and his wife Maria Koning; their son Johannes Brouwer and his wife Tryntje Jersey; and their children Antje, Abraham, Peter and David. Note that the placement of Johannes as a son of Daniel Brouwer and Maria Koning is incorrect. That couples' son Johannes married three times and lived in Kentucky. The Johannes who married Tryntje Jersey is a son of Abraham Brouwer and Antje Nix. Hereinafter cited as DAR (New Jersey), New Jersey Collected Miscellaneous Genealogical Data.
  5. [S2379] Howard I. Durie, The Durie Family, Jean Durier of the Huguenot Colony in Bergen County, New Jersey and Some of His Duree, DuRee, Durie and Duryea Descendants (Pomona, New York: Howard I. Durie, 1985), page 91. Cites Bergen Co. Deeds C/3-528; M/3-422; B/4-389; Hudson Co. Deeds 23-66; 61-764; 78-512; 81-464; Hudson Co. Mortgage 11-162. Hereinafter cited as Durie Family.
  6. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 442, page 220B. Peter Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 24 June 1792
  • Petrus Brouwer was born on 24 June 1792.1,2
  • He was baptized on 22 July 1792 at First Reformed Dutch Church, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York.1,2
  • He married Margaret.
  • Also known as Petrus Brower.2
  • Also known as Peter Brower.3
  • Petrus Brouwer appeared on the census on 22 August 1850 at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York, Peter Brower, age 58, born in New York. Shoemaker. Real estate valued at $600. In the household are Margaret Brower (age 53), Catharine Brower (28), George Brower (18), Richd Brower (16), Martin Brower (14), Richd Montgomer Brower (16), Wm Brower (21), Emma Dolson (11), Geo. Brower (11). He is enumerated next to Chas Brower (age 48).4
  • He appeared on the census on 19 July 1860 at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York, Wappingers Falls Post Office. Peter Brower, age 68, born in New York. Shoemaker. Real estate valued at $600, personal estate at $250. In the household are Margaret Brower (age 65), Richard M. Brower (26), Charles Brower (13), Catharine Brower (39). Enumerated on the same census sheet are Charles H. Brower (age 50, boiler maker) and George Brower (25, shoemaker).3
  • He appeared on the census on 13 August 1870 at Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York, Peter Brower, age 78, born in New York. No occupation stated. Real estate valued at $1500, personal estate at $600. In the household are Margaret Brower (age 73) and Catharine Brower (49) and John Speedling (23, shoemaker).5

Family: Margaret b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S2760] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Poughkeepsie Reformed Church: 1716-1824. Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 740, page 811, FHL film #803740. Peter Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 497, page 156A. Peter Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  5. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 927, page 488A, FHL film #552426. Peter Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

Petrus Brouwer1

b. 8 June 1712
  • Petrus Brouwer was baptized on 8 June 1712 at Dutch Reformed Church, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey; witnesses Adam Janse Van Norden, Elisabeth Rees.1

Citations

  1. [S1806] First Reformed Church (Hackensack N.J.), Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh, New Jersey (New York: Collections of the Holland Society, 1891), Hackensack Baptisms, page 102. Petrus; parents: ___Brouwer, Margrita Van Norden. Hereinafter cited as RDC Hackensack & Schraalenburgh.

Phebe Brouwer1

b. 7 October 1784
  • Phebe Brouwer was baptized on 7 October 1784 at Lutheran Church, New York City, New York.1
  • She married John Lyons at English Lutheran Church (later Zion Lutheran Church), New York City, New York, on 25 December 1802.2
  • Also known as Phebe Brower.2

Citations

  1. [S1741] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  2. [S2700] Charles Farrell, "Marriages Recorded in the Register of the English Lutheran Church, New York City, 1794-1810", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 140 (2009): 140:48. 1802 Dec 25: John Lyons and Phebe Brower before Mr. and Mrs. Brower. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages in the English Lutheran Church, NYC, 1794-1810, NYGBR 140 (20090."

Phebe Brouwer1

b. 1773
  • Phebe Brouwer was born in 1773 at probably Queens Co., New York.1,2
  • She married James Demott on 12 May 1795.1
  • Also known as Phebe Brewer.2

Citations

  1. [S2270] Letter from Herbert E. Murray (Swansboro, North Carolina) to William B. Bogardus, 25 Nov 1991; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 2, File 33A, 129-M. The charts and data accompanying the letter appear to have been compiled by Herbert E. Murray. Sources were not included or mentioned. The families outlined in the charts BR-2 thru BR8 need further verification. CHART BR-1 IS INCORRECT. Herbert E. Murray is a descendant of Jan Brower and Hannah Adams. The families charted have continuously lived in the Woodmere, Hempstead, Queens-Nassau Cos., Long Island area since the early 1700's. Chart BR-3.
  2. [S2632] William Applebie Daniel Eardeley, Brower Genealogy 1615-1884 and Langdon Genealogy 1625-1876, Unpublished Manuscript, 1923, Box 7, Catalog Item no.165, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Original at Queens Borough Public Library. (Note: There are serious flaws and errors with this manuscript, particularly with the earlier generations. Eardeley claims Jan Brouwer (m. Aege Sprong) as a son of Jacob Brouwer and Annatje Bogardus, which is in error. There are numerous other errors as well. This document must be used with caution). page 37. Eardeley cites baptism records for three children, two family Bibles for Richard and George and a list on "bluish paper" for the ten children of Dirck Brower and wife Annatie, https://docs.google.com/leaf

Philip Hendickszen Brouwer

b. before 1635, d. 1664
  • Philip Hendickszen Brouwer was born before 1635.
  • He married Elsje Tjerk.1
  • Philip Hendickszen Brouwer died in 1664 at Schenectady, New York.1
  • Also known as Philip Hendrickszen.1
  • Early on, Jonathan Pearson raised the possibility that Willem Brouwer may be a brother of Philip Hendrickse Brouwer, "Willem (Hendrickse?), perhaps the brother of Philip Hendrickse, brewer, who was in Beverwyck as early as 1655, where he owned a house, lot and brewery, and became one of the original proprietors of Schenectady in 1664."1
  • He was in Beverwyck as early as 1655, where he owned a house, lot and brewery. He was one of the original proprietors of Schenectady in 1664. The following year he accidently shot Claas Cornelise Swits. It is not known that he left any children. His village lot, 200 sq. ft. was on the north corner of Church and State streets, and was sold to Cornelis Van Ness, after his death in 1664, who then conveyed it to his stepson Johannes Dirkse Van Eps.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.27. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.

Philip Brouwer1

b. before 1720
  • Philip Brouwer was born before 1720.
  • He married Anneke Bikkers before 1740.1

Citations

  1. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 23:200.

Philip Brouwer1

b. 25 September 1757
  • Philip Brouwer was baptized on 25 September 1757 at Dutch Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia Co., New York; sponsors Philip Bartel, Annatje Bartel.1

Citations

  1. [S1825] "Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Columbia County, New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.74-83 (1943-1950): 74:125. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Claverack, NY, NYGBR 74-83."

Philip Van Cortlandt Brouwer1

b. 7 March 1808, d. 14 April 1876
  • Philip Van Cortlandt Brouwer was born on 7 March 1808.2
  • He was baptized on 27 March 1808 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York.2
  • He married Sarah Lawless at Dutchess Co., New York, on 25 October 1828.3
  • Philip Van Cortlandt Brouwer died on 14 April 1876 at Tompkins Co., New York; age 68y.4
  • He was buried at Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York.4
  • Also known as Philip Brewer.2
  • Also known as Philip C. Brewer.5
  • Also known as Phily C. Brewer.6
  • Named in his father's will dated 5 Aug 1817.7
  • He appeared on the census on 6 September 1850 at Ulysses, Tompkins Co., New York, as Phily C. Brewer, age given as 32, born in New York. Shoemaker. In the household are Sarah Brewer (age 38), Rebecca Brewer (13), Susan C. Brewer (11), William H. Brewer (9).6
  • He appeared on the census on 11 August 1860 at Ulysses, Tompkins Co., New York, Philip C. Brewer, age 52, born in New York. Shoemaker. Real estate valued at $1000, personal estate at $600. In the household are Sarah Brewer (age 54), Sarah J. Brewer (27), Susan Brewer (20), and Frederick Brewer (age 2, born in Ohio).5
  • He appeared on the census on 14 July 1870 at Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, Philip C. Brewer, age 62, born in New York. Works in a shoe shop. Real estate valued at $1200, personal estate at $200. In the household are Sarah Brewer (age 65) and Susan Brewer (age 30).8

Family: Sarah Lawless b. c 1802, d. 4 Feb 1886

Citations

  1. [S1471] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, Feb 26, 2007.. Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  2. [S1655] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.71. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  3. [S4154] Letter from Barbara Smith (Concord, California) to Chris Chester, September 9, 2011; Chris Chester (Kent, New York), Marriage Notices from Dutchess Co., NY Newspapers, 1826-1851 (Kelly, 1983). (11.4.1828 PJ).
  4. [S4154] Letter from Barbara Smith (Concord, California) to Chris Chester, September 9, 2011; Chris Chester (Kent, New York), Tompkins Co. NYGenWeb, Trumansburg (Grove) Cemetery.
  5. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 868, page 204, FHL film #803868. Philip C. Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  6. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 606, page 443B. Phily C. Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  7. [S1513] Dutchess County, New York Surrogate's Court, Wills vol. E-F, 1814-1824; film #0913662 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Microfilm of original records in the Dutchess County Courthouse, p.347. Hereinafter cited as Dutchess Co. Wills v.E-F, 1814-1824.
  8. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 1104, page 414B, FHL film #552603. Philip C. Brewer household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

Phillip Brouwer

b. before 1767
  • Phillip Brouwer was born before 1767.
  • He married Abigail before 1787.1
  • Surname is also spelled Brower.1

Family: Abigail

Citations

  1. [S1624] "Records of Trinity Church Parish, New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.67-93 (1936-1962): 91:54. Hereinafter cited as "Trinity Church Parish Records."

Pieter Adamsz Brouwer1,2

b. 23 September 1646
  • Pieter Adamsz Brouwer was baptized on 23 September 1646 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam; sponsors Mr. Paulus van der Beek, Willem Bredenbent, Aeltje Braconye, Mary du Trieux.3
  • He married Petronella Uldrickse Kleyn, daughter of Uldrick Kleyn and Baefje Pieters, before 1673.4
  • Patronymic: Pieter Adamsz.5
  • A deed of 1701 calls Pieter the eldest child of Adam Brouwer. He was apparently at Schenectady immediately after his marriage to Petronella Kleyn, and is last found in a record at East Jersey in 1701. The date and place of his death is not known, and it is possible that he went to the Albany, New York area later in life. He named his eldest son (Adam Brouwer's first grandson) Uldrick (for his father-in-law) and this may have been a sore point for Adam as late as 1692, when he disinherited Pieter in his will. Pieter's older children are found in Bergen Co., New Jersey, and his youngest three children in the Albany, New York area.
  • On 1 Sep 1679, Peter Brouwer was "bound over to answer at the Gravesend sessions for an assault on Gerrit Croesen." As Gerrit died shortly thereafter, the question seems open as to whether or not his death was the result of the assault.6,7
  • Pieter Adamsz Brouwer and Petronella Uldrickse Kleyn were members of the at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, on 19 November 1679 living at Gowanus. Pieter is listed as "Pieter Adamsz and wife", and is recorded with his father, Adam Brouwer, "under censure."5
  • Pieter Adamsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Willemyntje Matthyse Brouwer , daughter of Matthys Adamsz Brouwer and Marietje Pieterse Wyckoff, on 26 February 1682 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Eegtje (Agatha) Joris. Also recorded at Flatbush.).8,9
  • Pieter Adamsz Brouwer took the Oath of Allegiance in September 1687 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, as "Pieter brouwer, native."10
  • "Pieter Brouwer is among the soldiers from King's County sent in 1690 to Albany."11
  • Peter is named in his father's will dated 22 Jan 1691. He is given three shillings and, for "his disobedience" is cut off from an equal share of his father's property, with his share to pass on to his children.12
  • On 10 Oct 1700, Peter Brower of East New Jersey deeds Abram and Nicholas Brower of Brooklyn, "Whereas there is a corn mill in Brooklyn called Gowanus Mill bounded by land of Jacob Hanson, Hendrick Vechte, Volkert Briez, formerly in the tenure of Adam Brower, deceased, true owner as by a conveyance from Tunis Nyssen, deceased, and heirs of John Evertse Bout, deceased, etc." The indenture states that Peter Brower is the eldest son of Adam Brower, deceased. Signs by his mark. Witnessed by William Laurence, Anthony Karr, both sign by mark. Acknowledged 21 Oct 1700 before Col. Gerardus Beeckman, Justice of the Peace.13,14
  • Pieter is the eldest child of Adam Brouwer and Magdalena Verdon, as stated in the deed of October 1700. His wife lived in Schenectady, and after their marriage, the couple apparently remained there through the births of their two eldest children. Pieter then relocated the family to Brooklyn, possibly lived in New Haerlem for a short period, then settled in East Jersey, where he is said to be from in October 1700. The marriage records of a few of his children state that they were living in Newark. However, a check of some land records there, of that time, did not find any Browers or Brewers (Newark was founded and settled by "English" families, many coming from the New England Colonies. While his six oldest children all married in the Dutch Church at Hackensack, New Jersey, and raised families in that area, the next three youngest children were all married at Albany, New York, and remained in that area. No record of Peter is yet to be found post October 1700, when he would have been 54 years old. As the three youngest children are later found in the Albany area, it is possible that Peter moved once again, this time to that area. It could also be reasoned that Peter died shortly after October 1700, and his widow, along with her three youngest children, returned to the Albany area, a place where she grew up and where her extended family remained. A Peter Brouwer did stand as sponsor at a baptism in March 1723 at the Reformed Dutch Church at Albany (see below).
  • A Petrus Brouwer (with Hendr. Oothout) were sponsors on 3 March 1723 at the baptism of Hendrik Bovy, son of Claes Bovy and Cornelia Brouwer. It is not known for certain who this Peter Brouwer is. The child who was baptized would be a grandson of this Peter Brouwer, and if alive in 1723, he would be 77 years old. The next closest relation to the mother, Cornelia Brouwer, would be her nephew, Peter Brouwer, b.1701, son of her brother Abraham Brouwer. This Peter Brouwer was alive in 1723, had married Dina de Groot, and was sponsor at a number of baptisms in Hackensack, although no other baptisms in Albany.15
  • T.G. Bergen, in 1878 (NYG&BR 9:127) incorrectly attributes three wives to Pieter Brouwer, stating that he married 2nd, Geertruyd Jans (she was witness at the baptism of Pieter's son Jacob in 1694), and 3rd, Annetie Jansen. Neither of the two women were wives of this Pieter Brouwer. Totten in 1936 (NYG&BR 67:222) disproves the 2nd and 3rd marriages.
  • Henry Brewer is a possible descendant of Pieter Adamsz Brouwer Through Y-DNA testing, a descendant of Henry Brewer matches on 36 of 37 markers, three different descendants of Pieter Brouwer.

Family: Petronella Uldrickse Kleyn b. c 1655

Citations

  1. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:197. #2 in the genealogy. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S1790] Mrs. John Spell, "Relief Recipients in New Netherland", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.95, pp.193-196 (Oct. 1964). Hereinafter cited as "NYGBR 95 (1964):193-196."
  3. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:88.
  4. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:197. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  5. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 337 Register of the Members from the Four Villages. 19 Nov 1679. Gowanus. Pieter Adamsz and wife (her name is not recorded). Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  6. [S1717] Lila James Roney, "The Kroesen-Croesen Family of Staten Island and Bucks County, Pennsylvania", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.75 (1944): 75:97. Hereinafter cited as "Kroesen-Croesen, NYGBR 75 (1944)."
  7. [S2070] E.B. O'Callaghan, editor, Calendar of Historical Manuscripts in the Office of the Secretary of State, Albany, New York (Ridgewood, N.J.: Gregg Press, 1968), CI:14. Hereinafter cited as CHMS.
  8. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), p.414. Willemijntje; parents: Matthijs Brouwer, Marritje Pieters; op Breukelen; witnesses: Pieter Brouwer, Agatha Joris. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  9. [S2806] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 121. Willemje; parents: Mathijs Brouwer, Marritje Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  10. [S1714] Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York, Excerpted from The Documentary History of the State of New York (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979, 1989, 1999), p.38. Hereinafter cited as Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York.
  11. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 23:197. Citing CMR 1896:404.. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  12. [S1560] Adam Brouwer will (22 Jan 1691/92), Albany Wills, 1629-1802 Vol. AB, page 3: FHL film #0824735, Albany Court of Appeals, Albany, New York. Hereinafter cited as Albany Wills AB:3.
  13. [S1755] Josephine C. Frost, "Genealogical Gleanings From Book No. 2 of Conveyances, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.54 (1923): 54:315. Hereinafter cited as "Brooklyn Conveyances, NYGBR 54 (1923)."
  14. [S1979] Kings County, New York, Deeds v.1-4; FHL #1413189 (New York, New York, Salt Lake City, Utah: Recordak Corp.; Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), Microfilm of original records at the New York Registers Office in New York City., 2:349. "Peter Brower of the Province of East New Jersey of one part and Abram Brower and Nicholas Brower of Broockland of the second part...A certain neck or hooke of land and meadowes with a certain corne mill there on standing lying situate and being in the township of Brookland commonly called by the name of the Gowanus Mill neck bounded north by said mill creeke (including sd. creeke) and soe by the land of Jacob Hansen south by the highway to a place called the Gowanas in the township aforesaid along by the house of Hendricke Vechte being some part thereof and other part there of south by the home lott of Volkert Bries east by a creeke running by the upland and west by a certain creeke alsoe running through the meadow into said mill creeke all formerly in the tenure and occupation of Adam Brower late of Broockland aforesaid deceased the true owner thereof as by certaine conveyances from Tunis Nyssen deceased and the heyrse of John Evertse Bout dec'd may appeare etc. Now this indenture witnesseth that the said Peter Brower eldest son and heyre of the said Adam Brower deceased for and in consideration of a certaine summe of good and lawful money of the province of New Yorke to him in hand payd at and before the ensealing and delivery here by the said Abram Brower and Nicholas Brower." Peter Brower signed by his mark PB. Witnessed by William Lawrence and Anthony Karr (their marks).. Hereinafter cited as Kings Co. Deeds v.1-4.
  15. [S1590] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 2:98. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  16. [S2806] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 131. Cornelia; parents: Pieter Brouwer, Pieternelle Uldricks. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  17. [S2806] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 161. Jacob; parents: Pieter Brouwer, Pieternelle Cleine. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.

Pieter Brouwer1,2

b. 29 April 1722
  • Pieter Brouwer was baptized on 29 April 1722 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Isack Fonda and Maria Hilten.3
  • Further records that can definetly be confirmed as pertaining to Pieter have yet to be found. He may have died young, or may have left the Albany area.2

Citations

  1. [S515] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1984), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Albany.
  2. [S514] Phyllis J. Miller, "Another Child of Pieter (Adam) Brouwer", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Vol. 120, page 44 (1989). Hereinafter cited as "Another Child of Pieter Brouwer."
  3. [S1590] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 2:95. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer1,2

b. 29 March 1699, d. 10 August 1780
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer was said to be born on 29 March 1699 at Gowanus, Kings Co., Long Island, New York.3,4
  • He married first at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 18 November 1721 Elizabeth Quackenbosch, daughter of Benjamin Quackenbos and Claasje Webber, (banns 20 Nov 1721).5
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer married second at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 14 April 1750 Catharina Thong (banns 10 Apr 1750).6
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer married third at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 17 October 1751 Sara Kip, daughter of Pieter Kip and Immetje van Dyck, (banns 12 Oct 1751).7
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer died on 10 August 1780 at New York City, New York; "Peter Brower of NYC, in his 81st year."8,9
  • Also known as Peter Brower.10
  • He was a bricklayer. at New York City, New York.10
  • He witnessed the baptism of Antje Brouwer , daughter of Jacob Jacobsz Brouwer and Petronella de la Montagne, on 13 March 1720 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Marretje Bogert).11
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Peter Brouwer , son of Sybrandt Jacobsz Brouwer and Sara Webber, on 30 March 1720 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Wyntje Brouwer).11
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Antje Brouwer , daughter of Jacob Jacobsz Brouwer and Petronella de la Montagne, on 30 March 1726 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Rachel Montanje).12
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Klassje Quackenbos , daughter of Jacob Quackenbosch and Anna Jacobse Brouwer, on 20 April 1729 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Elisabeth Quackenbos, z.h.v.).13
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer was a member of the at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 13 May 1729.14
  • He witnessed the baptism of Jacobus Marsh , son of Richard Marsh and Hannah Brouwer, on 7 July 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Maria Pette, h.v.v. Everardus Brouwer).15
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Benjamin Quackenbos , son of Cornelius Quackenbos and Annatje Van Hoorn, on 4 January 1749 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Lybetje Quackenbosch, z.h.v.).16
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Elizabeth Kip , daughter of Dirk Kip and Jannetje Parsell, on 29 November 1752 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Sara Kip, z.h.v.).17
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Aefje Brouwer Anderson , daughter of John Anderson and Elizabeth Brouwer, on 22 September 1754 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Sarah Kip, z.h.v.).18
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Cathalyntje Chusouw , daughter of Abraham Chusouw and Jannetje Neefjes, on 19 May 1757 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Sara Kip, z.h.v.).19
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Petrus Brouwer Walker , son of John Walker and Annatje Brouwer, on 1 January 1758 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Sara Kip, his wife).20
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Petrus Brouwer Walker , son of John Walker and Annatje Brouwer, on 25 May 1760 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors: Petrus Brouwer, Sarah Kip his wife).21
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Anna Walker , daughter of John Walker and Annatje Brouwer, on 3 February 1762 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Helena Quakkenbos, h.v. Willem Woinat).22
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Petrus Brouwer Walker , son of John Walker and Annatje Brouwer, on 19 February 1764 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (as Petrus Brouwer Walcker, sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Klaasje Woinat, h.v. John Harrad).23
  • Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Petrus Brouwer Ustick , son of Henry Ustick and Elizabeth Brouwer, on 31 March 1765 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Petrus Brouwer, Anna Brouwer, h.v. John Walker).24
  • His will was dated on 15 May 1776 proved 22 Jan 1788. Peter Brower, bricklayer of New York City. To son Jacob, six shillings. Also all my wearing apparell and all residue of my estate, both real and personal, to my daughters Ann, now the wife of John Walker, mariner of New York, and Elizabeth, wife of Henry Ustick, shopkeeper, of New York, to be divided equally between them, their heirs, forever. My son Jacob to recieve 1/3 part of the rents and profits of my real estate during his natural life. I appoint my brother-in-law William Woynants, and my cousin Everardus Brower, hatter, executors. Wit.: Luke Jno. Kierstead, Charles Phillips, yeoman, Charles Morse. Proved 22 Jan 1788. On 12 Feb 1788, William Woynants having since died, Everardus Brower, the other executor, having refused to serve, the Court appoints Peter Ustick, merchant of New York, to administer the estate.10
  • Administration of Pieter Jacobsz Brouwer's estate was granted on 12 February 1788 granted to Peter Ustick.10

Family: Elizabeth Quackenbosch b. 29 Apr 1702, d. 29 Apr 1749

Citations

  1. [S510] John Reynolds Totten, "Anneke Jans (1607-8?-1663) and Her Two Husbands", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Vol. 56, pages 202-243 (1925): p.231-237. .. Hereinafter cited as "Anneke Jans, NYG&BR 56 (1925)."
  2. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:28. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  3. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:28. "according to Ms. notes". Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  4. [S510] John Reynolds Totten, "Anneke Jans (1607-8?-1663) and Her Two Husbands", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Vol. 56, pages 202-243 (1925): 56:234. Cites the Hill Manuscript. Hereinafter cited as "Anneke Jans, NYG&BR 56 (1925)."
  5. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.135. Pieter Brouwer, j.m. V. Goanes op t L. Eylt, met Elisabeth Quakkenbosh, j.d. V. N. York, beide woonende alheir. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  6. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.182. Pieter Brouwer & Catharina Thong. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  7. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.184. Pieter Brouwer & Sara Kipp. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  8. [S506] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:28. "age 80 years, although his will was not probated until 22 Jan 1788. The death date of 23 Dec 1771, given in NYG&BR 1925:235, is in error.". Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  9. [S1955] Kenneth Scott, "Genealogical Data From the New York Gazette and the Weekly Mercury", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.99-107 (1968-1976): 107:23. Hereinafter cited as "Gen. Data from NY Gazette & Weekly Mercury, NYGBR."
  10. [S3064] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York, Vol. 14 (Jun 12, 1786 - Feb 13, 1796) (New York: Printed for the Society, 1906), page 132. Peter Brower, bricklayer of New York City. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 14.
  11. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 19:14.
  12. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 20:76.
  13. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 21:67.
  14. [S1692] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York - Church Members List", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.59,60,61,62 (1928,1929,1930,1931): 60:162. Hereinafter cited as "Members RDC NY/NA, NYGBR."
  15. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 25:14.
  16. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 26:14.
  17. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 27:31.
  18. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 27:136.
  19. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:37.
  20. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:41.
  21. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:139.
  22. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:151.
  23. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:231.
  24. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:30.
  25. [S1282] William Brower Bogardus, Dear "Cousin": A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation - and of her sister, Marritje Jans (Wilmington, OH, U.S.A.: Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, 1996), chart 7D. Hereinafter cited as Dear "Cousin."

Pieter Jansz Brouwer1,2

b. 20 October 1660, d. between 17 November 1702 and 20 December 1706
  • Pieter Jansz Brouwer was baptized on 20 October 1660 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam; sponsors Thomas de Karmen, Sara Sanders.3
  • He married with banns published on 15 February 1687 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, Annetje Jans.4
  • Pieter Jansz Brouwer probably died between 17 November 1702 and 20 December 1706 when deeds of maintenance were confirmed with his father, and when "Antye Browers," (presumably Peter's wife) was on the assessment list in Flatlands with 23 acres.5
  • Surname is also spelled Brower.6
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.7
  • He was a blacksmith at Flatlands, Kings Co., Long Island, New York.8
  • He was a member of the at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, on 14 October 1681 from Amersfoort.9,10
  • He took the Oath of Allegiance in September 1687 at Flatlands, Kings Co., New York, as Pieter brouwer, native."11
  • Mention of Peter Brewer's property in Flatlands was made on 14 May 1697 in a Kings County conveyance between Alexander Sympson of Flatlands and Evah Van Sycklen, wife of Ferdinand Van Sycklen. A lot was said to be bounded by the property of Peter Brewer and "John the shoemaker." In a conveyance dated 18 March 1697/98 between Garret Schenck and Stephen Coerte, both of Flatlands, the property conveyed was bounded by that of John Wyckoff and Peter Brewer.12
  • On 23 April 1700, Jan Brouwer of Flatlands conveyed to Peter Brouwer of the same place, land there bounded by that of John Hansen, Peter Nevius; another lot by Cornelius Coerte, Martens Schenck; another by Roelof Schenck, Claes Pieters, fferdinand Vansycklyn; another by Roelof Martense and Martin Schenck, all "now in possession" of said John Brower. Signed by his mark. Witnessed by Henry ffilkin, Johannes Symonse. Acknowledged 17 Nov 1702.
    On 22 April 1700, John Brower of Flatlands, smith, to Peter Brower, all his tools, woollens, etc., after his decease. Signed by his mark.
    On 17 Nov 1702, John Brower of Flatlands is to be maintained by his son Peter as per bond dated 22 April 1700. John acknowledges satisfaction. Signs by his mark. Witnessed by Henry ffilkin, Edward ffolwell. Received 17 Nov 1702 by Henry ffilkin, Reg.13,14
  • Peter Brower, with Peter Nevius and Henry Filken, witnessed a deed dated 30 May 1702 between John Wyckoff and wife Neltie of Flatbush and Cornelius Coerte of the same place. One lot of the property conveyed was bounded by land of Peter Brower and John Hanson.6
  • Additional information regarding Pieter Brouwer and his descendants can be found at Richard Brewer's website, "Brewer Descendants of Johannes (Jan) Brouwer" (see "Pieter's Line). A Link is provided in the footnote.15

Family: Annetje Jans b. bt 1665 - 1670

Citations

  1. [S504] T.G. Bergen, "Contributions to the History of the Early Settlers of Kings County, N.Y.", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vols. 9-11 (1878-1880): pp.128-129.. Hereinafter cited as "Early Settlers of Kings Co."
  2. [S1702] "Jan Brouwer of Flatlands and Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.138, pp.250-260 (2007): 138:252-255. The genealogy "tentatively" assigns a son named Pieter to his family. However, the two records cited, a 1731 church membership of Antje Berge and the 1759 administration of Peter Brewer of Shrewsbury, cannot belong to the same man. The 1731 membership, as described, is in error. The actual record, found in GMNJ 22:4, states that Antje Berge was the widow of Peter Brower. As he died prior to 1731, this Peter Brower cannot be the Peter Brewer whose estate was administered in 1759. No direct, or circumstantial evidence, is provided to account for a son named Pieter. The genealogy does not address the parentage or possible parentage of Annatje Jans. Hereinafter cited as "Jan Brouwer."
  3. [S1582] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 6:90. Pieter; parents: Jan Brouwer, Jannetje Jans.
  4. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), p.257. Pieter Brouwer, j.m., tot nieu amersfort met Annetie Jansen, meede woonachtigh aldaar. (Pieter Brouwer, young man at New Amersfort; with Annetie Jansen, also residing there). Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  5. [S1979] Kings County, New York, Deeds v.1-4; FHL #1413189 (New York, New York, Salt Lake City, Utah: Recordak Corp.; Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), Microfilm of original records at the New York Registers Office in New York City., 3:92. The assessment lists generally list the males of a household, unless he is deceased. There is no further record of Peter Brower after the Nov 1702 deed confirmation.. Hereinafter cited as Kings Co. Deeds v.1-4.
  6. [S1755] Josephine C. Frost, "Genealogical Gleanings From Book No. 2 of Conveyances, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.54 (1923): 54:312. Hereinafter cited as "Brooklyn Conveyances, NYGBR 54 (1923)."
  7. [S1755] Josephine C. Frost, "Genealogical Gleanings From Book No. 2 of Conveyances, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.54 (1923): 54:250. Hereinafter cited as "Brooklyn Conveyances, NYGBR 54 (1923)."
  8. [S531] John Reynolds Totten, "Brouwer (Brower-Brewer) Family Notes", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Vol. 67, pp.103-110, 217-229 (1936). Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Family Notes, NYG&BR 67 (1936)."
  9. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 341. Register of the Members from the Four Villages. 19 Nov 1679. Names of Members from Amersfort. Pieter Brouwer, the 14 Oct. 1681. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  10. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 373. Amersfort. Oct 1681 Gerrit Elbertsz Stoothoff, Cornelis Symons van Arsdalen, Gerrit Courten, Pieter Brouwer, Cornelis Pietersz Luijster, Gerrit Willemsz van Couwenhoven. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  11. [S1714] Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York, Excerpted from The Documentary History of the State of New York (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979, 1989, 1999), p.39. Hereinafter cited as Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York.
  12. [S1755] Josephine C. Frost, "Genealogical Gleanings From Book No. 2 of Conveyances, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.54 (1923): 54:250, 304. Hereinafter cited as "Brooklyn Conveyances, NYGBR 54 (1923)."
  13. [S1755] Josephine C. Frost, "Genealogical Gleanings From Book No. 2 of Conveyances, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.54 (1923): 54:313. Hereinafter cited as "Brooklyn Conveyances, NYGBR 54 (1923)."
  14. [S1979] Kings County, New York, Deeds v.1-4; FHL #1413189 (New York, New York, Salt Lake City, Utah: Recordak Corp.; Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), Microfilm of original records at the New York Registers Office in New York City., 2:318 (org.p.243). Hereinafter cited as Kings Co. Deeds v.1-4.
  15. [S2075] Richard Brewer,"Brewer Descendants of Johannes (Jan) Brouwer."This site posts pedigrees of Brewers shown to be descendants of Johannes Brouwer. Online https://sites.google.com/site/janbrouwerdna/descendants., August 2008. Hereinafter cited as Brewer Descendants of Johannes (Jan) Brouwer.
  16. [S1702] "Jan Brouwer of Flatlands and Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.138, pp.250-260 (2007): 138:253. Hereinafter cited as "Jan Brouwer."

Pieter Brouwer

b. 10 November 1697, d. 3 June 1758
  • Pieter Brouwer was baptized on 10 November 1697 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York; sponsors Jan Baptist Van Eps, Annetje Vielen.1
  • He married Lena Fonda, daughter of Gillis Fonda and Racheltye Winne, at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, on 6 March 1741/42 "Pieter Brouwer J M and Lena Fonda J D both r in Schdy."2
  • Pieter Brouwer died on 3 June 1758.3
  • He witnessed the baptism of Jacob Delamont , son of Johannes Dellamont and Eva Brouwer, on 7 July 1723 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Elizabeth Brouwer).4
  • Pieter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Peter Truax , son of Isaac Truax and Catrina Van Benthuysen, on 31 August 1723 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Trintie Kouwenhoo(ven)).5
  • On 7 Jul 1730, Peter Brouwer had leased from the Indians for a term of 999 years, 1000 acres "scituate at Tienneroge, about an English mile above Fort Hunter at the South side of the Mohawk river." On 4 Dec. 1734 he surrendered this lease to the Corporation of Albany and re-leased it again, from them, for the same period of 999 years at six pounds and two skepels of good merchantable winter wheat yearly. On 13 March 1748/49 he resigned the deed for 6 morgens at 2 skepels and receives another one for 11 morgens at 1 skepel per year.6
  • Pieter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Elisabeth Brouwer , daughter of Willem Brouwer and Rebecca Vedder, on 3 January 1731 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Elizabeth Brouwer).7
  • Pieter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Maria Brouwer , daughter of Hendrick Brouwer and Elizabeth Van Eps, on 29 February 1736 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Maria Boshboom).8
  • Pieter Brouwer witnessed the baptism of Marytje Brouwer , daughter of Cornelis Brouwer and Cornelia Barheit, on 15 October 1738 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Pieter Brouwer, Elisabeth Brouwer).9
  • Pieter Brouwer resided at Schenectady, New York.3

Family: Lena Fonda b. 22 Apr 1705

Citations

  1. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.2, no.34. Pieter; parents: Hendrik Brouwar, Marritje Bosboom. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  2. [S1768] "First Dutch Reformed Church of Schenectady, N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 73, no. 1, p. 36 (1942): 73:44. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Schenectady Marr., NYGBR 73 (1942)."
  3. [S1774] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady."
  4. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.29, no.631. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  5. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.29, no.639. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  6. [S1774] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady." Citing Munsell, Annals 10, p.52, 135.
  7. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.41, no.903. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  8. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.52, no.1148. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  9. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.57, no.1258. Marytje; parents: Cornelis Brouwer, Cornelia Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  10. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.

Pieter Brouwer1

b. 3 September 1771, d. 1 September 1772
  • Pieter Brouwer was born on 3 September 1771 at Schenectady, New York.1
  • He was baptized on 8 September 1771 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York; sponsors Hendrick Brouwer, Lena Brouwer.2
  • He died on 1 September 1772.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.
  2. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.164, no.3672. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.

Pieter Brouwer1

b. 3 March 1780, d. 8 October 1852
  • Pieter Brouwer was born on 3 March 1780 at Schenectady, New York.1
  • He was baptized on 12 March 1780 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York; sponsors Handrick Delamont, Catrina Vedder.2
  • He married Ann Catherine Stevens at Elizabethtown, New Jersey, on 25 August 1808.3
  • Pieter Brouwer died on 8 October 1852.1
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 14 October 1800.4
  • Pieter Brouwer resided at Schenectady, New York.5

Family: Ann Catherine Stevens b. 18 Aug 1790, d. 2 Jan 1873

Citations

  1. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.
  2. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.211, no.4738. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  3. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.29. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.
  4. [S1426] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org.. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.
  5. [S1774] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady."

Pieter Brouwer1

b. between 1755 and 1763
  • Pieter Brouwer was probably the child baptized between 1755 and 1763.
  • He married Catrina Chrisler before 1783.2,3
  • Also known as Pieter Broer.4
  • Also known as Peter Brewer.5
  • Also known as Peter Brower.6
  • Pieter Brouwer was a Revolutionary War soldier. Enlisting in the Albany Co. Militia, 15th Regt., Col. Peter Vroman.7
  • A Peter Brewer and an Abraham Brewer appear on the 1782 muster roll of Col. Peter Vrooman, 15th Regt., Albany Co. Militia. They are listed under Sgt. John Casade.8
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Duanesburgh, Albany Co., New York, household of one male over 16, three males under 16, and two females.9
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Duanesburg, Albany Co., New York, as Peter Brewer, with a household of 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44.10
  • He was found on the tax list at Princetown, Albany Co., New York, in 1802 recorded between Duncan Stewart and James W. Millan.11
  • He was found on the tax list at Duanesburg, Albany Co., New York, in 1803 recorded between Duncan Stewart and Nicholas Baker.12
  • Schenectady County, New York was set off from Albany County in 1809. Duanesburg was then in the new Schenectady County.
  • DNA testing of a descendant of Pieter Brouwer demonstrates that Pieter Brouwer is a descendant of Jan Brouwer of Flatlands, Long Island.
  • Pieter Brouwer of Duanesburg, New York is most probably a son of Abraham Brouwer (bapt. 1734 at Readington, New Jersey).

Family: Catrina Chrisler b. b 1765

Citations

  1. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.28. Possibly of Albany. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.
  2. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.238, no.5354. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  3. [S540] Jonathan Pearson, compiler, Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1982 (original 1873)), p.28. Hereinafter cited as First Settlers of Schenectady.
  4. [S2615] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptismal Record of Reformed Church Schoharie, New York, Baptisms 1731-1894 (Rhinebeck, New York: Kinship, 1977), page 75, no. 1618. Ludewig; parents: Pieter Broer, Cath.; sponsors: Ludewig Schneider, Luise. Hereinafter cited as Reformed Church Schoharie, New York.
  5. [S490] High and Low Dutch Reformed Congregation, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., New York, Computer Printout; (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977), Recorded as the father of Catharina Brewer, husband of Catharina Grigler.. Hereinafter cited as RDC Schoharie.
  6. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.325, no.7326. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  7. [S1365] New York Comptroller's Office New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, Vol. 2 (Albany, NY: Weed-Parsons, 1904), 1:128. Albany County Militia, 15th Regiment. (See also DAR Patriot Index, vol.1: Brewer, Peter b c 1750 d p 1820 NY m(1) Maritje/Maria Herder/Herter Sol NY. This application incorrectly attributes the record of service to Peter Brewer (Petrus Brouwer, bapt. 12 Apr 1754, son of David Brouwer and Jannetje Hartje).. Hereinafter cited as NYRCS.
  8. [S6141] William E. Roscoe, History of Schoharie County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers (Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co., 1882), pages 52-53. Group no. 23. Others in this group are George Hatsel, Johannis Baeker, James Morran, James Humphrey, Peter Young, Andrew Young, Phillip Sneyder, Jr., William McCatrick, Michel Hittser, Charles Werhley, Daniel Vanathwerp, John Vanantwep, Andrew Young, Jr., Peter Vanantwerp, William Ricket. Susan Brewer (e-mail to Chris Chester, Dec. 15, 2014, attachment "Abram Brewer Family Notes") states that group no. 23, along with group no. 22, are men from Duanesburg, New York. Hereinafter cited as History of Schoharie County. Https://archive.org/details/historyofschohar00roscuoft.
  9. [S668] Ronald Vern Jackson, compiler, Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - New York (Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems Inc., 1978), p.24. Hereinafter cited as 1790 Census, New York.
  10. [S202] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, Peter Brewer. Census Place: Duanesburgh, Albany, New York; Series: M32; Roll: 22; Page: 33; Image: 38; Family History Library Film: 193710. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  11. [S6142] Ancestry.com, "New York, Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates, 1799-1804." [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. New York (State), Comptroller's Office. Tax assessment rolls of real and personal estates, 1799–1804, Series B0950 (26 reels). Microfilm. Albany, New York: New York State Archives. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6771., Retrieved February 2015. Peter Brewer, Princetown. Hereinafter cited as NY Tax Assessment Rolls, 1799-1804.
  12. [S6142] Ancestry.com, "New York, Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates, 1799-1804." [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. New York (State), Comptroller's Office. Tax assessment rolls of real and personal estates, 1799–1804, Series B0950 (26 reels). Microfilm. Albany, New York: New York State Archives. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6771., Retrieved February 2015. Peter Brewer. Hereinafter cited as NY Tax Assessment Rolls, 1799-1804.
  13. [S1301] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.281, no.6337. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  14. [S2615] Arthur C.M. Kelly, Baptismal Record of Reformed Church Schoharie, New York, Baptisms 1731-1894 (Rhinebeck, New York: Kinship, 1977), page 85, no. 1837. Maria; parents: Pieter Broer, Catharina.; no sponsors recorded. Hereinafter cited as Reformed Church Schoharie, New York.