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Elizabeth Pulver

#2101, born 30 May 1753
Father*Michael Pulver born about 1707
Mother*Anna Catherine Mohr born 31 December 1711

Life Events

Birth*30 May 1753; Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York 
Last Edited27 February 2000

Maria Pulver

#2102, born before 23 May 1742
Father*Michael Pulver born about 1707
Mother*Anna Catherine Mohr born 31 December 1711

Life Events

Birth*before 23 May 1742 
Baptism23 May 1742; Rhinebeck Ref. Church, Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York 
Last Edited27 February 2000

Wendel* Pulver

#2103, born after 1680

Life Events

Birth*after 1680 
Marriage*before 1704; Principal=Anna Cath. Busch 
AKA1709; Johann Wilhelm1 
AKA1709; Wendel Bulffer 
Immigration*1710 

Family

Anna Cath. Busch born 1679
Children
Last Edited25 September 2006

Citations

  1. [S289] Henry Z. Jones Jr., The Palatine Families of New York 1710 (Universal City, CA: Henry Z. Jones, Jr., 1985), Vol. II, p. 741.

Anna Cath. Busch

#2104, born 1679
Father*Daniel* Busch born before 1660
Mother*Elisabetha Unknown born about 1660

Life Events

Baptism*1679; Church at Weidt, Weidt, Germany1 
Marriage*before 1704; Principal=Wendel* Pulver 

Family

Wendel* Pulver born after 1680
Children
Last Edited25 July 2007

Citations

  1. [S313] Church records,Church Registers at 5455 Rengsdorf near Neuwied.

Peter Pulver

#2105, born about 1704
Father*Wendel* Pulver born after 1680
Mother*Anna Cath. Busch born 1679

Life Events

Birth*about 1704; "He made his first appearance on tax rols in the North Ward in 1732 (Dutchess Co. Tax Lists). A 1739 suit in the Court of Common Pleas at Kingston was between Peter Polver vs. Samuel Wood, with Polver winning. The will of Peter Pulver of North East was dated 10 Sep 1792 and probated 20 Oct 1794 (Dutchess Co. Will Book A).1 
Marriage*before 1731; Principal=Susanna Tromm 

Family

Susanna Tromm born about 1710
Children
Last Edited16 May 2006

Citations

  1. [S289] Henry Z. Jones Jr., The Palatine Families of New York 1710 (Universal City, CA: Henry Z. Jones, Jr., 1985), Vol. II, p. 742.

Susanna Tromm

#2106, born about 1710

Life Events

Birth*about 1710 
Marriage*before 1731; Principal=Peter Pulver 

Family

Peter Pulver born about 1704
Children
Last Edited5 May 2000

Jacob Pulver

#2107, born after 1709
Father*Wendel* Pulver born after 1680
Mother*Anna Cath. Busch born 1679

Life Events

Birth*after 1709 
Last Edited27 February 2000

Conrad Pulver

#2108, born before 1721
Father*Wendel* Pulver born after 1680
Mother*Anna Cath. Busch born 1679

Life Events

Birth*before 1721 
Marriage*Principal=Anna Magdalena Schaffer 

Family

Anna Magdalena Schaffer born about 1725
Last Edited27 February 2000

Gertrude Pulver

#2109, born before 4 December 1721
Father*Wendel* Pulver born after 1680
Mother*Anna Cath. Busch born 1679

Life Events

Birth*before 4 December 1721; Athens, New York 
Last Edited27 February 2000

Benjamin Southard

#2110, born 5 June 1738, died before 16 April 1805
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Joseph Southard born about 1715
Mother*Catherine Barnes born 1716, died about 1796

Life Events

Birth*5 June 1738; Hempstead, Nassau, New York1 
Baptism23 June 1744; St. George's Episcopal Church, Hempstead, Nassau, New York 
Residence*Rhinebeck and Clinton, Dutchess, New York 
Marriage*about 1759; Principal=Maria Ostrom1 
Name-Oth1 December 1765; Soddert; at son Roeloff's baptism2 
Name-Oth31 March 1771; Zuntwaart; at baptism of son Jan2 
Name-Oth6 June 1773; Southward; at baptisms of daughter Kreentjen and later children2 
Rev War*1776; DAR 801113 + 839; His patriotic service was as follows: He served in Swartwout's Dutchess County Regiment in Fowler's Company. He enlisted 4 Aug 1776 at 40. This is referenced in the NYG&B Record. The article states he was a weaver, born on Long Island, 5 ft 6 1/2 inches tall with a brown complexion, hair and eyes. His name was spelled Soatpard in Roberts' NY in the Revolution. In addition, Benjamin was a Signer of the Association Test.1,3,4,5,6 
Occupation*1776; a weaver7 
Death*before 16 April 1805; Hillsdale, Columbia, New York1,8 
Probate*16 April 1805; Index of Wills, Hudson, Columbia, New York; died intestate. Peter Becker of Hillsdale and John Van Etten of Rhinebeck, sons in law, were awarded his estate.9 

Family

Maria Ostrom born 9 May 1740, died before 16 April 1805
Children
Last Edited27 January 2012

Citations

  1. [S315] Daughters of the American Revolution, National Number 757700.
  2. [S409] Family records, e-mail address.
  3. [S321] "New York Genealogical & Biographical Record", 86:197, Vol. 121 Jan. 1990, p. 40.
  4. [S404] Isaac Huntting, History of Little Nine Partners of NE Precinct and Pine Plains, NY (Amenia, NY: Chas. Walsh & Co., Printers, 1897), p. 42.
  5. [S340] Roberts, New York in the Revolution , Vol. I p. 156, in Cooper's Rangers, The Militia, Dutchess County.
  6. [S401] Ancestry Web Site,, Roberts' New York in the Military - Minutemen; Heading: Dutchess County Militia -- Regiment of Minute Men
    Rank: Enlisted Men
    Name: Benjamin Soatpard NEW YORK IN THE REVOLUTION AS COLONY AND STATE.
  7. [S508] Gilbert Worden file; U.S. Government).
  8. [S314] Will, Columbia County, NY Book B, p. 181 (See Benjamin Southerland/Southward).
  9. [S314] Will, Columbia County, NY Book B, p. 181.

Maria Ostrom

#2111, born 9 May 1740, died before 16 April 1805
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Roelof Oosteroom1 born 26 June 1698, died after 1765
Mother*Maria Relje1 born 21 February 1702/3

Life Events

Name-OthMaria Oosteroom1 
Baptism9 May 1740; Reformed Church, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York; Poughkeepsie Reformed Church - Baptism # 205: Sponsors: Johannes Davids; Catrina de Duytscher 
Birth*9 May 1740; Hempstead, Nassau, New York2,3 
Marriage*about 1759; Principal=Benjamin Southard3 
Name-Oth1 December 1765; Oostrum; at son Roeloff's baptism1 
Death*before 16 April 1805; Hillsdale, Columbia, New York; One researcher (Sandra Horwat) states that this Maria died about 17973 

Family

Benjamin Southard born 5 June 1738, died before 16 April 1805
Children
Last Edited4 March 2012

Citations

  1. [S409] Family records, e-mail address.
  2. [S284] Church of the Latter Day Saints/FamilySearch.org, Ancestral File.
  3. [S315] Daughters of the American Revolution, National Number 757700.

Hendrick Ostrom1,2

#2112, born about 1702
Relationship6th great-granduncle of Doris Joan Muller
Father*Jan Hendrickszen Ostrom born 24 June 1657, died about 1717
Mother*Macheltje Roelofsze de Duytscher born about 1663

Life Events

Name-OthHendrick Oosteroom 
Birth*about 1702 
Marriage*before 1725; Principal=Maria Davids 

Family

Maria Davids born before 15 November 1702
Children
Last Edited18 January 2001

Citations

  1. [S352] Ostrom Lineage, Lineage info provided in response to query on Dutchess County, NY message board.
  2. [S321] "New York Genealogical & Biographical Record", 86:197, 1931, 1932: Ulster Co. tax lists.

Maria Davids1

#2113, born before 15 November 1702
Father*Andries Davidts born about 1670, died 1716
Mother*Cornelia Van Vliet born before 28 August 1681

Life Events

Name-OthMarytje Davidts 
Birth*before 15 November 1702 
Baptism15 November 1702; Kingston, Ulster, New York; sponsors were Abraam la Maeter and Elsie le Maeter 
Marriage*before 1725; Principal=Hendrick Ostrom 
Marriageafter 1755; (This marriage is assumed by a Hegeman researcher. There is no firm evidence.); Principal=John Hegeman 

Family

Hendrick Ostrom born about 1702
Children
Last Edited8 May 2001

Citations

  1. [S356] Frank J. Doherty, Settlers of the Beekman Patent ( Pleasant Valley, NY 12569: Frank J. Doherty, ongoing), Vol. III, pp. 23-28.

Joseph Southard

#2114, born about 1715
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Joseph Southard born between 1685 and 1695, died between 14 June 1793 and 12 April 1796
Mother*Crintia Catherine Unknown born before 1700

Life Events

Birth*about 1715; Hempstead, Nassau, New York1 
Marriage*23 December 1737; Hempstead, Nassau, New York; Principal=Catherine Barnes1 
Residence*Hempstead, Nassau, New York 
Census*1790; Clinton (Town of), Dutchess, New York 
Note*probably died before 14 Jun 1793 when his father made his will2 

Family

Catherine Barnes born 1716, died about 1796
Children
Last Edited29 August 2011

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing). Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  2. [S529] Clifford Buck and William McDermott, compiler, 18th Century Documents of the Nine Partners Patent - Dutchess County, NY (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1979), Estates #247, p. 552 (Dutchess County Will Book B1). Hereinafter cited as 18th Cent. Documents.
  3. [S503] Patriarchs page at www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/w/worden.

Catherine Barnes

#2115, born 1716, died about 1796
Relationship6th great-grandmother of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Jan (Joseph) Barnes born 1682, died about 1743
Mother*Annetje Unknown born 1686, died about 1786

Life Events

Birth*1716; Jamaica, L.I., New York; Catherine was born before 1721 in Nassau County, NY, according to the Southard Gazette.1,2 
Marriage*23 December 1737; Hempstead, Nassau, New York; Principal=Joseph Southard1 
Death*about 1796; Clinton, Dutchess, New York 

Family

Joseph Southard born about 1715
Children
Last Edited3 August 2014

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing). Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  2. [S284] Church of the Latter Day Saints/FamilySearch.org, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2CM-XPY : accessed 03 Aug 2014), Jan Barentse in entry for Catrijntie Barentse, 09 Dec 1716; citing FIRST REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH,JAMAICA,QUEENS,NEW YORK, reference ; FHL microfilm 17713.
  3. [S503] Patriarchs page at www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/w/worden.

Joseph Southard

#2116, born between 1685 and 1695, died between 14 June 1793 and 12 April 1796
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*John Southard born about 1663, died between 1730 and 1740
Mother*Grace Carman born after 1660

Life Events

Birth*between 1685 and 1695; Hempstead, Nassau, New York1,2,3 
Marriage*about 1715; Principal=Crintia Catherine Unknown 
Census*1790; Clinton (Town of), Dutchess, New York 
Will*14 June 1793; probated 12 Apr 1796 Dutchess County B:1. Mentions wife Crintia, son Benjamin, daughter Mary Lester, grandson Joseph Southard,great grandson Joseph Wording, Elizabeth mother of Joseph Wording. Executors were son Benjamin, Jacob Carle, Isaac Balding. Witnesses were Uriah Mitchell, John W. Allen, John Sedar.4 
Death*between 14 June 1793 and 12 April 1796; Clinton, Dutchess, New York4 

Family

Crintia Catherine Unknown born before 1700
Children
Last Edited12 January 2013

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing): says 1685. Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  2. [S341] Ralph K. Potter, Early Southards of New York and New Jersey, 1974, says 1695.
  3. [S321] "New York Genealogical & Biographical Record", 86:197, "A Case of Mistaken Identity: Two Joseph Southards," Richard G. Rider, Vol. 114, No. 4, Oct. 1983.
  4. [S529] Clifford Buck and William McDermott, compiler, 18th Century Documents of the Nine Partners Patent - Dutchess County, NY (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1979), p. 552. Hereinafter cited as 18th Cent. Documents.

John Southard

#2117, born about 1663, died between 1730 and 1740
Relationship8th great-grandfather of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Thomas* Southard born 1615, died 1688
Mother*Annica Jansen (Van Salee) born about 1635

Life Events

Birth*about 1663; Hempstead, Nassau, New York; birth date is given as "ca 1660" by Rider.1,2 
Marriage*before 1682; St. George's Church, Hempstead, Nassau, New York; Since John and Grace had a child John b. ca 1682 (see Rider), this marriage likely took place before 1682. However, the Southard Gazette records show it having taken place between 1690 and 1695.; Principal=Grace Carman3,2 
Death*between 1730 and 1740; Hempstead, Nassau, New York 

Family

Grace Carman born after 1660
Children
Last Edited20 September 2002

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing). Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  2. [S321] "New York Genealogical & Biographical Record", 86:197, Rider, Richard G., "A Case of Mistaken Identity: Two Joseph Southards," Vol. 114, No. 4, Oct 1983, p. 193.
  3. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing): Pedigree Chart for Katherine Southard was enclosed with letter dated April 21, 1999 to me from Carl and Anita Southard. Also enclosed was a copy of Vol. 6, No. 2, dated July 1992 showing pictures and a description of the house built by Thomas Southard in about 1655. (Details appear elsewhere and the issue is in DJW files.). Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."

Grace Carman

#2118, born after 1660
Relationship8th great-grandmother of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller

Life Events

Birth*after 1660; Nassau, New York1 
Marriage*before 1682; St. George's Church, Hempstead, Nassau, New York; Since John and Grace had a child John b. ca 1682 (see Rider), this marriage likely took place before 1682. However, the Southard Gazette records show it having taken place between 1690 and 1695.; Principal=John Southard2,3 

Family

John Southard born about 1663, died between 1730 and 1740
Children
Last Edited18 July 2004

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing). Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  2. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing): Pedigree Chart for Katherine Southard was enclosed with letter dated April 21, 1999 to me from Carl and Anita Southard. Also enclosed was a copy of Vol. 6, No. 2, dated July 1992 showing pictures and a description of the house built by Thomas Southard in about 1655. (Details appear elsewhere and the issue is in DJW files.). Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  3. [S321] "New York Genealogical & Biographical Record", 86:197, Rider, Richard G., "A Case of Mistaken Identity: Two Joseph Southards," Vol. 114, No. 4, Oct 1983, p. 193.

Thomas* Southard1,2

#2119, born 1615, died 1688
Relationship9th great-grandfather of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Thomas Sothard born 9 October 1580

Life Events

Name-OthSouthwood 
Name-OthSouthworth 
Name-OthSouth(w)ard 
Birth*1615; Leyden, Holland; "Southard or Southart, Thomas, of Gd [Gravesend], (sup.) English, m. Annica da. of Anthony Jansen from Salee. Bought Dec. 20, 1650, of Thomas Applegate the one half of the lot Applegate bought of Randell Hunt, as per Gd. rec. Owned plantation-lot No. 11 in Gd in 1653. He quarrelled with his father-in-law Anthony Jansen about the ownership of cattle, on which Anthony was imprisoned by the local court of Gd, but released by the higher one of the colony, as per p. 136 of Calendar of Dutch Man. He appears to have removed to Hempstead, where he resided in 1670, having sons Thomas Junr and John, whose descendants reside in that locality. He was also probably the ancestor of the Southards of N.J.... " See Samuel, son of Thomas, Jr. for more info.

From a Family Group Sheet in LDS online site:
"It was fortunate for me that Jane and Jim were still in New Jersey when I found I had yet another family of that state to be researched. Jacob Falkenburg, grandson of the first Henry Jacob Falkenburg, married a Phoebe Southard. Jane and Jim found this researched by Ralph Potter at the New Jersey Historical Society in Newark. The first American Southards were not of which we can be proud. Let us hope that their unlovable characteristics were diluted through the years by other more gentle traits given to us by other ancestors.
"Thomas Southard was the first of this family in America. He was probably of a family of English dissenters who went first to Holland -- as he was born there about 1615, possibly in Leyden. He settled at Gravesend, Long Island and went to work for a farmer named Anthony Jansen. Anthony was of a somewhat higher station in life and a man of property on Long Island. His father was Jan Jansen Van Haarlem. As you know, Haarlem is a city in Holland and no doubt that district in New York got its name from that Dutch city.
"Anthony and Grietje Reyniers were married on board the ship that brought them to America ca 1631. Annica, the first of their four daughters, was born around 1632 in what is now lower Manhattan in New York City. In a mutually agreeable arrangement Thomas Southard and Annica Jansen were married. Thomas was probably looking to a dower, and Anthony no doubt happy to have one of his daughters off his hands. Thomas bought land of Anthony whereby making them neighbors. Court records show Anthony to be mean and quarrelsome, and at odds with the law, with the church pastor and his wife, and finally with Thomas who was no less contentious. When it became apparent that things would be no better between the families, Thomas and Annica moved to Hempstead, Long Island. There they raised their family of 9 children. They died there, he in 1688. Annica was still living in 1698. Their second son, John, was our ancestor.
"As the sons grew to manhood they found it more difficult to live in Hempstead as they felt more Dutch than English.
"In the years before the Revolution, feelings ran high between the American rebels and those loyal to the crown. Their English neighbors insisted they take sides. To escape this, many Southards decided to leave Hempstead, some going up the Hudson River and others going to Connecticut. Our John had married Grace Carman who lived on a neighboring farm. I believe she was the daughter of either Joseph or Caleb Carman. Thus the name ...."3 
Immigration*about 1640; on a ship named the Falcon, according to tradition 
Note*The "Register in Alphabetical Order, of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N.Y., from its First Settlement by Europeans to 1700" by Teunis G. Bergen records the following:

"Southard or Southhart, Thomas, of Gravesend, (sup) English, m. Annica da. of Anthony Jansen from Salee. Bought Dec. 20, 1650, of Thomas Applegate the one half of the lot Applegate bought of Randell Hunt, as per Gravesend rec. Owned plantation-lot No. 11 in Gd in 1653. He quarrelled with his father-in-law Anthony Jansen about the owership of cattle, on which Anthony was imprisined by the local court of Gravesend, but released by the higher one of the colony, as per p. 136 of the Calendar of Dutch Man. He appears to have removed to Hempstead, where he resided in 1670, having sons Thomas Jun and John, whose descendants reside in that locality. He was also probably the ancestor of the Southards of N.J. Abraham, son of Thomas Jun, settled in Bernardstown,N.J. whose grandson, the Hon. Samuel L. Southard, represented N.J. as Senator in the Congress of 1821, in 1823, was Secretary of the Navy, in 1841, chosen president of the Senate and on the death of Harrison, in April of that year, acting Vice President, as per p. 47 of Vol 2 of Thompson's L.I. Made his mark to documents."4 
Marriage*29 December 1650; New Amsterdam, New York, New York; Principal=Annica Jansen (Van Salee)1 
Death*1688; Hempstead, Nassau, New York 
DNA test*Several lines have been proven through the use of DNA testing. At least one Big Y test by a Southworth-Southard project participant shows the haplogroup as R1b1a2a1a1b4.5,6 
NoteDNA testing is being used to test the theory that Thomas Southard was related to Edward Southworth, father of Constant and Thomas who emigrated to America in 1627. The DNA evidence to date strongly rules against any relatedness between the two lines, at least in the last thousand years or so. We urgently need more men with proven paper trails from Constant Southworth to have DNA testing with Family Tree DNA to prove or disprove this relationship. See www.familytreedna.com/public/southworth-southard. We are also anxious to find male Southworths in England to test so that we can determine the ancestral haplotype for the Southworth line.6 
NotePer Toni Turk: "There is an exact 25 marker match between the submitter's SOUTHERN (SOUTHARD) line and that of Wayne Edward SOUTHWOOD. A degree of noted relationship then continues back through the 67 marker test. Wayne has uploaded a GEDCOM that goes back to Edward SOUTHWOOD b. 1727. This family is associated with Exeter, Devon, England. Proceeding from a standard genealogical guesstimation, the 1615 Thomas SOUTHARD's father would have been born circa 1589. Using the given name of Thomas in combination with a 20 year range either side of 1589, a filtered search of the IGI was done - knowing full well that the LDS extraction program is pretty complete during that time frame. This surfaced three extractions. Interestingly all three are associated with Devon. Examination of these three is easily narrowed to one most likely and that is Thomas SOTHWOOD, christened 9 Oct 1580 in St. Edmunds, Exeter, Devon, England. This is a parish register extraction. Thomas' father was William SOTHWOOD.

"Thomas came to America on a Dutch ship and lived with the Dutch on what is now Long Island, NY. "He first appeared on Long Island among the Dutch of Gravesend, probably during the late 1640's."

"Thomas SOUTHEWOODE married Elizabeth Hellyar 23 Jan 1574 at St. Kerrian, Exeter, Devon, England. Thomas SOWTHWOOD Agnes Perier 19 Sep 1574 at Holy Trinity, Exeter, Devon, England."

1. Potter, Ralph K., "Early Southards of New York and New Jersey," 1974.
2. Potter, Ralph K., "Ancestors and Descendants of Micajah (b. 1767) and Martha (Perkins) Southard," 1976.
3. IGI.7 

Family

Annica Jansen (Van Salee) born about 1635
Children
Last Edited18 March 2015

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing): Vol. 15, Nos. 1 and 2. Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  2. [S474] Book images: History Online http://cdl.library.cornell.edu;, Bergen, Teunis G. Register, in Alphabetical Order, of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island, New York, from its First Settlement by Europeans to 1700; With Contributions to their Biographies and Genealogies, Compiled from Various Sources. Baltimore, MD; Clearfield Co., Inc., 1997. 452p. Pp. 155 and 269.
  3. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing): Vol. 15 No. 2, Apr 2001. Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."
  4. [S535] Teunis G. Bergen, compiler, "Register in Alphabetical Order, of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N.Y., from its First Settlement by Europeans to 1700" by Teunis G. Bergen ). Hereinafter cited as Reg. Early Settlers Long Island.
  5. [S424] Web page, DNA www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/southworth. Hereinafter cited as Web page.
  6. [S513] Surname DNA Project - www.familytreedna.com.
  7. [S409] Family records, e-mail address.

Annica Jansen (Van Salee)

#2120, born about 1635
Relationship9th great-grandmother of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Descendants of Thomas Southard
Thomas Southard to Doris Muller
Father*Anthony* Jansen Van Salee born about 1610, died 1676
Mother*Grietje* Reyniers born about 1620

Life Events

Name-OthVan Salee 
Birth*about 1635 
Marriage*29 December 1650; New Amsterdam, New York, New York; Principal=Thomas* Southard1 

Family

Thomas* Southard born 1615, died 1688
Children
Last Edited16 May 2006

Citations

  1. [S320] Carl & Anita Southard, "The Official Southard Gazette & Record" (ongoing): Vol. 15, Nos. 1 and 2. Hereinafter cited as "Southard family."

Anthony* Jansen Van Salee1

#2121, born about 1610, died 1676
Relationship10th great-grandfather of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons
Father*Jan Jansen (Van Haarlem) born before 1600

Life Events

Note"Founding Father of Brooklyn"
"In 1639 Anthony Jansen van Salee, a mulatto Moroccan-Dutch immigrant, and his wife,
Grietje Reyniers, established a plantation on Gravesend Bay between the present-day
communities of New Utrecht and Coney Island. Four years later, in 1643, an English
noblewoman, Lady Deborah Moody (christened 1586-1658/59) and a small contingent of
religious dissenters from Massachusetts obtained a patent from the Dutch Director-General of
New Netherland, William Kieft, for a vast tract of land covering all or part of a number of
modern Brooklyn neighborhoods including Gravesend, Coney Island, Bensonhurst, Brighton
Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Midwood. Lady Moody and her followers tried to settle the land
but soon were forced to withdraw due to the war Governor Kieft had provoked with the region’s
Native American tribes. After the war ended in 1645, a new patent was issued. The inhabitants
of Gravesend also entered into a series of agreements with Native American leaders purchasing
the land for Gravesend and neighboring areas including Coney Island. The Native American
“system of land tenure was that of occupancy for the needs of a group;”5sales that Europeans
deemed outright transfers of property were to the Native Americans closer to leases or joint
tenancy contracts where they still had rights to property."2 
NoteFor a particularly thorough and interesting history, see The Roll Family Windmill at http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~windmill/html/murad%20reis.html.
 
Birth*about 1610; Holland 
Name-Oth"The Turk" 
Immigration*before 16333 
Marriage*about 1635; New Amsterdam, New York, New York; Principal=Grietje* Reyniers4,5 
Marriage*1670; Principal=Metje Gravenraet 
Death*1676 
NoteThis excerpt was taken from an internet source (see below).

Anthony Janse Van Salee Called "The Turk"


He was called in an action of the case in New Amsterdam, June 1, 1654, as MULLATO FARBIG, i.e.swarthy.

Bergen, in his EARLY SETTLERS OF KINGS COUNTY, NEW YORK, states "Anthony, from Salee, Vaes or Fez (Theunis Janszen Van Salee, in Dutch) emigrated at an early date to New Amsterdam where he resided from 1633 to 1639, owning a town lot and a bouwery (farm). He died about 1676, intestate. In April, 1639 he and his wife were banished from New Amsterdam in consequence of their being slanderous and troublesome persons (disturbers of the peace).

He, however, appears to have managed to remain in the town until Aug.3, 1639, when on petition he was granted by the Director General or Governor Kieft, 100 morgens on the west end of Long Island, lying within the present bounds of New Utrecht and Gravesend, to which he removed...His father, probably a Hollander, was named Jan. Local designations Van Salee and Van Vaes indicate that he lived in Morocco long enough for them as his home. His father could have been Jan Jansen Van Haarlem, a sea rover.

Anthony was erroneously called "The Turk". His farm on Long Island was designated as "Turk's Plantation". Sometime before 1669, Grietse died and Anthony married Metje Grevenraet. In that year (1669) the Jansens became residents of former New Amsterdam, then under English rule and, of course, called New York. They lived in a house on Bridge Street until Anthony's death in 1676. Metje continued to live there another ten years.6 
Note*The article shown is taken from the PBS website featuring a Frontline broadcast.7
NoteTo read a fascinating article titled "Anthony Janse van Salee, and van Vaes of New Amsterdam and Long Island," see this.8,9
NoteFor another interesting story, read "Our Pirate Heritage":10

Family 1

Grietje* Reyniers born about 1620
Children

Family 2

Metje Gravenraet born before 1650
Last Edited13 April 2015

Citations

  1. [S474] Book images: History Online http://cdl.library.cornell.edu;, Bergen, Teunis G. Register, in Alphabetical Order, of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island, New York, from its First Settlement by Europeans to 1700; With Contributions to their Biographies and Genealogies, Compiled from Various Sources. Baltimore, MD; Clearfield Co., Inc., 1997. 452p. Pp. 154-156.
  2. [S401] Ancestry Web Site,, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/9905505/story/d07784e9-642d-42bc-a1ce-099c31415915
  3. [S424] Web page, http://longislandgenealogy.com/muslims.html. Hereinafter cited as Web page.
  4. [S515] Russell Shorto, The Island at the Center of the World (Random House, NY: Vintage Books, April 2005).
  5. [S516] Michael Pye, The Drowning Room (London: Granta Books, 1995).
  6. [S483] Family record - internet source n.pub.,.
  7. [S517] "Unknown article title", Frontline article http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/secret/famous/vansallees.html, Frontline: The Van Salee Family, online http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/secret/famous/vansallees.html. Previously published as a Frontline story on Public TV:). Hereinafter cited as "The Van Salee Family."
  8. [S518] Charles Arthur Hoppin, The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families (Greenfield, Ohio: Privately Published, 1932), http://www.geocities.ws/dane97520/VanSalee.html
  9. [S518] Charles Arthur Hoppin, The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families (Greenfield, Ohio: Privately Published, 1932), The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, by Charles Arthur Hoppin, Greenfield, Ohio: Privately Printed 1932.
  10. [S424] Web page, http://www.memoirist.com/The%20Barbary%20Pirates.pdf. Hereinafter cited as Web page.

Thomas Southard Jr.

#2122, born 1660, died 1739/40
Relationship8th great-granduncle of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Southard
Father*Thomas* Southard born 1615, died 1688
Mother*Annica Jansen (Van Salee) born about 1635

Life Events

Marriage*Principal=Frances Champion1 
Birth*1660; Hempstead,L.I., New York1 
Death*1739/40; East Fishkill, Dutchess, New York2 

Family

Frances Champion born 1661
Children
Last Edited26 December 2008

Citations

  1. [S510] "Cliff Hayes Genealogy". Hereinafter cited as "Cliff Hayes Genealogy."
  2. [S503] Patriarchs page at www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/w/worden.
  3. [S424] Web page, DNA www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/southworth Y-ID S-18. Hereinafter cited as Web page.

Grietje* Reyniers1,2

#2123, born about 1620
Relationship10th great-grandmother of Doris Joan Muller
ChartsAncestors of Doris
Ancestors of Isabel A. Coons

Life Events

NoteFrom "Colonial Days in Old New York", by Alice Morse Earle, 1909:

"All classes in the community were parties in these petty slander suits; schoolmasters and parsons appear to have been specially active. Domine Bogardus and Domine Schaets had many a slander suit. The most famous and amusing of all these clerical suits is the one brought by Domine Bogardus and his wife, the posthumously famous Anneke Jans, against Grietje von Salee, a woman of very dingy reputation, who told in New Amsterdam that the domine's wife, Mistress Anneke, had lifted her petticoats in unseemly and extreme fashion when crossing a muddy street. This was proved to be false, and the evidence adduced was so destructive of Grietje's character that she stands disgraced forever in history as the worst woman in New Netherland."3 
Name-OthReiniers 
Birth*about 1620; The novel, The Drowning Room, is based loosely on Griet's life in New Amsterdam2 
Marriage*about 1635; New Amsterdam, New York, New York; Principal=Anthony* Jansen Van Salee1,2 
Note*Griet's colorful life is graphically described in two books, The Drowning Room and Island at the Center of the World. Both are based on existing Dutch records.2,1 

Family

Anthony* Jansen Van Salee born about 1610, died 1676
Children
Last Edited9 September 2011

Citations

  1. [S515] Russell Shorto, The Island at the Center of the World (Random House, NY: Vintage Books, April 2005).
  2. [S516] Michael Pye, The Drowning Room (London: Granta Books, 1995).
  3. [S401] Ancestry Web Site,, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/288605/story/ba06d4b9-bbd3-4a78-b348-e67a08ca6eb6

Cornelia Van Salee

#2124, born about 1645
Relationship9th great-grandaunt of Doris Joan Muller
Father*Anthony* Jansen Van Salee born about 1610, died 1676
Mother*Grietje* Reyniers born about 1620

Life Events

Birth*about 1645 
Marriage*Principal=William Johnson 

Family

William Johnson born about 1640
Last Edited27 February 2000

William Johnson

#2125, born about 1640

Life Events

Birth*about 1640 
Marriage*Principal=Cornelia Van Salee 
Residence*New York, New York, New York 

Family

Cornelia Van Salee born about 1645
Last Edited27 February 2000

Sara Van Salee

#2126, born about 1645
Relationship9th great-grandaunt of Doris Joan Muller
Father*Anthony* Jansen Van Salee born about 1610, died 1676
Mother*Grietje* Reyniers born about 1620

Life Events

Birth*about 1645 
Marriage*Principal=John Emans 

Family

John Emans born about 1640
Last Edited27 February 2000

John Emans

#2127, born about 1640

Life Events

Birth*about 1640 
Marriage*Principal=Sara Van Salee 
Residence*Gravesend, L.I., New York 

Family

Sara Van Salee born about 1645
Last Edited17 October 2001

Eva Van Salee

#2128, born 1641
Relationship9th great-grandaunt of Doris Joan Muller
Father*Anthony* Jansen Van Salee born about 1610, died 1676
Mother*Grietje* Reyniers born about 1620

Life Events

Birth*1641 
Marriage*Principal=Ferdinandus Van Sickelen 

Family

Ferdinandus Van Sickelen born about 1640
Last Edited27 February 2000

Ferdinandus Van Sickelen

#2129, born about 1640

Life Events

Birth*about 1640; Flanders? 
Marriage*Principal=Eva Van Salee 

Family

Eva Van Salee born 1641
Last Edited27 February 2000

Metje Gravenraet

#2130, born before 1650

Life Events

Birth*before 1650 
Marriage*1670; Principal=Anthony* Jansen Van Salee 

Family

Anthony* Jansen Van Salee born about 1610, died 1676
Last Edited27 February 2000