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John de Warenne Earl of Surrey was born about 1231 in Warren, Sussex, England. He died on 27 Sep 1305 in , Surrey, England. He married Alice Lusignan in 1247 in Surry., England.

Alice Lusignan was born about 1224 in of, Lusignan, Vienne, France. She died on 9 Feb 1291 in , Warren, Sussex, England. She married John de Warenne Earl of Surrey in 1247 in Surry., England.

Other marriages:
Clare, Gilbert de Earl Gloucester

They had the following children:

  M i William (Warenne) de Warren

Cornelis Barend(t)se Van Wyck [Parents] was born about 1640 in Wyk, North Brabant, , Holland. He died after 1712 in Great Neck, Long Island, New York. He was buried in Great Neck, Long Island, New York. He married Jannetje in 1684 in , , New York.

Other marriages:
Polhemius, Anna (Annatje)

Descended from Chevalier Hendrick Van Wyck, who lived about 1400. In 1575 Jan Van Wyck of the council of Utrecht married Wyander Van Ash, the last of that family. She received her brother's property provided her descendants would join the family arms and carry the name Van Asch-Van Wyck. From her son Jacob, born at Utrecht 1584, died 1635 married to Anna Van Rynevelt, the whole Protestant branch of Van Wyck descends.

Jannetje.Jannetje married Cornelis Barend(t)se Van Wyck in 1684 in , , New York.

They had the following children:

  F i Adrientje Van Wyck

Thomas Cornell [Parents] was born in 1699 in , , England. He died in 1756. He married Jannetje Rycken (Sudaem) Suydam about 1752.

Other marriages:
Wiltse, Anatie

Jannetje Rycken (Sudaem) Suydam [Parents] was born about 1705 in Brooklyn, Long Island, New York. She was christened on 7 Aug 1705 in Brooklyn, Dutch Church, New York. She married Thomas Cornell about 1752.

Other marriages:
Wiltse, Martin (Martyn) (Martynis)


Warnaar Hoornbeck or Hornbeck was born about 1645/1660. He died in 1710/1715 in Rochester, or Ulster, New York. He married Margreta Tysson.

Margreta Tysson was born about 1676. She married Warnaar Hoornbeck or Hornbeck.

They had the following children:

  M i Evart Evert Ebert Hornbeck

William Innes or Ennis Jr. [Parents] was born on 10 Jan 1711 in Marbletown, Ultser, New York. He was christened on 27 Jan 1712 in Kingston, , New York. He died on 9 Mar 1804 in Sandyston Township, Sussex County, New Jersey. He was buried in Mar 1804 in Sandyton Township, Susssex County, New Jersey. He married Elizabeth Kwik or Quick on 18 May 1739 in Pennsylvania.

of Kingston, NY to Deleware Valley, Minisink, Sussex Co., NJ 1738, died Sandyston, Twp. NJ

Elizabeth Kwik or Quick [Parents] was born about 1721/1722 in , Ulster County, New York. She was christened on 28 Jan 1722. She died on 18 Apr 1771 in , Sussex County, New Jersey. She was buried in Apr 1771 in Sandyton Township, Susssex County, New Jersey. She married William Innes or Ennis Jr. on 18 May 1739 in Pennsylvania.

Other marraige date of 19 June 1745 also given and death date of 8 Apr 1778 given.

They had the following children:

  F i Cornelia Ennis was born on 28 Sep 1740 in Sussex, , New Jersey. She was christened on 7 Jun 1741. She died on 24 Jan 1743.
  M ii Benjamin Ennis
  M iii Daniel Ennis
  F iv Margaret Ennes
  M v Joseph Ennis
  M vi John Ennis was born on 9 Mar 1754 in , Sussex County, New Jersey. He died on 21 Jun 1778.
  M vii Cornelius Ennis was born on 26 Nov 1756 in , Sussex County, New Jersey. He died in died young.
  M viii Alexander Ennis was born on 16 Aug 1759 in , Sussex County, New Jersey.
  M ix Cornelius Ennis
  F x Catherine Ennis

Hendrick Martensen (Van Copenhagen) Wiltse [Parents] was born on 14 Apr 1623 in New Netherland, (ship), on Atlantic. He was christened on 11 Dec 1650 in Kingston, New York. He died in 1708/1712 in Newtown, Long Island, New York. He was buried in 1708/1712 in Newtown, Long Island, New York. He married Steentje Christina Arianse on 26 Jun 1705 in , , New York.

Other marriages:
Mohawk Chief, Te Gerihagan daughter of a ??
Meyers, Margaret (Meyeringh) Jensen

It has been said that the name may have been Hendrick Martensen Von Copenhagen.

Another birth date of 14 Mar 1623 has been given.

In addition, this individual may be the first recorded Wiltsee/Wilsey in the US. According to LDS records, place of birth for children given as Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, NY. It has also been thought that Hendrick Martensen was one of the twin sons of Philippe Maton Wiltsee and is the first authentic member of the Wiltsee family. It has also been reported that Hendrick Marternsen may have been born in Copenhagen, Denmark Apr 1623, died after 1706 New Amsterdam, NY. It also has been reported that Hendrick was born at sea 14 Mar 1623 aboard a ship New Netherland and died 1712. The marriage to an Indian chief's daughter has never been proven.
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Subject: Wilsey Info

For those who descend from the marriage of Hendrick Martenzen Wiltsee/Hendrick Marten Van Coppenhagen and wife, Margaret Meyers/Margariet Meyrinck, from the book "New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, First Book of Records 1660-1752, Translated and Edited by A.P.G. Jos van der Linde, Published under the direction of the Holland Society of New York, reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1983. On page 75,77 and 79, is the probate record for Margaret,s mother Teuntie Straetsman. I would be interested in knowing if additional info is on pages 76 and 78? It lists orphans Laurens Haf and Anna Tieneman. Also mentioned is a Barentie Straetsman. Does anyone know who he is? There is a interesting letter to Tieleman Jacobsen about Teuntje Straetsman's several marriages on page 79 and 81. A letter from Hendrick Martenzen Van Coppenhagen is signed with a fancy mark for a signature is on page 186 and 187 where he acknowledged receit of goods from the late Teuntie Straetsman. There is more information on Hendrick Martenzen Van Coppenhagen and the Straetsman family on pages, 253,175,177,179 and 181. I would be interested in knowing what others have for family group records on Hendrick Martenzen Van Coppenhagen/Wiltsee and his wife's linage.
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Marriage intention recorded in the Duth reformed Church on 10 January 1660.
His name given in the marriage register as Hendrick Martenszen, a previously unmarried man who was born in Copenhagen. When more information becomes available it will be placed here.
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Notes for HENDRICK MARTENSEN WILTSIE:
Hendrick Martensen (Wiltsie) was probably born in Copenhagen and was in New Netherlands in the military service of the Dutch West India Company in or before 1658. The first known record concerning Hendrick was on 23 July 1658, when he was sued at Fort Orange (now Albany) by Pieter Bronck for beer and wine received. Hendrick denied the debt and said it was his partner who bought it. Bronck was ordered by the Court to prove the debt.
On 13 August 1658, at Fort Orange, 15 Mohawks requested that someone who spoke French well accompany them and their French captives to assist them at Trois Rivieres in New France (now Quebec) in their negotiations on exchange of prisoners as well as a general peace. In response to a public offer of "one hundred guilders for the trouble," Hendrick Martensen (called "a soldier named Henry Martin in a letter he carried") agreed to make the trip. The Indians agreed to return Hendrick to Fort Orange within 40 days after their departure from Fort Orange on 16 August.
By 10 June 1659 Hendrick was back at Fort Orange and was being sued for beer and brandy received. He admitted the debt, but claimed to have paid part of it. The Court ordered payment of the balance within one month.
The last known record of Hendrick in the Albany area was dated 20 August 1659.
On that date in Fort Orange for "goods to his content and satisfaction (portion missing)..., Hendrick Martense van Copenhagen transferred to Lucas Dirckse "the sum of fifty guilders to be received in fatherland for his monthly wages and subsistence due him...." The notarial document was signed "This is the mark of Hendrick Martensen with his own hand set." Hendrick moved from Fort Orange to New Amsterdam (now New York City) at this time or shortly thereafter. The first known record concerning him there is his marriage intention recorded in the Dutch Reformed Church on 10 January 1660. His name is given in the marriage register as Hendrick Martensen, a previously unmarried man who was born in Copenhagen.
Hendrick's first wife was Margrietje/Margaret Meijering/Meyers, widow of Herman Jansen van Lenneps, by whom she had a son, Jan Hermansen. Margrietje was the daughter of Jan Meyers and his wife Teuntje Straitsman. She was born in Brazil. Shortly after their marriage, Hendrick (on 16 March 1660) and Margrietje (on 13 April) were in the New Amsterdam Schepens Court obtaining redress from Herman van Borssum for damages to their canoe.
Hendrick soon joined the military garrison at Kingston in Ulster County, an area known to the Dutch at various times as Esopus, Wiltwyck, and Swanenburg. Here, Hendrick and Margrietje's first four children were baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church. In early March 1661 Hendrick was assigned No. 2 of the New Lots at Esopus (now Hurley). His name appears on a muster roll of 15 June 1661. On 18 April 1662 Hendrick was sued by Anthony Cruepel for wages due, and on 12 December 1662, by Jan Broersen for six month rent due.
On 7 June 1663, the Esopus Indians attacked Wiltwyck and killed, wounded or took captive many of the residents, burned some of the houses, and destroyed the "new Village." Among those taken captive was one child of Hendrick Martensen. His children at that time were his daughters Sophia, three and a half years old, and Jannetje, six months old, and probably Jan Hermansen, his step-son, five years old. Among those reported killed was "Hendrick Martensen, soldier, on the farm"; however he was captured - not killed. Hendrick and his child were probably among the captives taken from the Indians in September 1663.
On 29 December 1663, he was sued by Tjerck Claesen de Witt for "ten guilders, heavy money, balance of the minister's salary for the year 1662." Hendrick said he was not required to contribute to the minister's salary as "he is in the service of the Company..further..he has nothing to pay with, having been taken captive by the savages." The Court disagreed on both points and ordered him to pay "for though in the service of the Honorable Company he nevertheless has a house and lot here." Hendrick's service as a soldier was terminated when the English captured New Netherlands in 1664, however, he was a corporal of the burgher-guard in 1665. On 28 April 1668, he signed a deposition as one of the burghers at Wiltwyck. This is the last known record concerning him in the Ulster County area.
The four youngest Wiltsie children were baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church in New York City. About November 1669, Hendrick Martensen located in Newtown in the vicinity of the Hellgate soon after his departure from Wiltwyck. His name appears on the Newtown (Long Island) Rate Lists for 1675, 1678, and 1683.
The Town Records of Newtown show that, on 15 September 1681, he purchased a farm of 38 morgen (about 77 acres) near Hellgate, with "housis build orchards gardens medowes, pasturs & Cominage" on which he was then living. According to historian Riker, he sold the property to his son Theunis in 1706.
Hendrick Martensen was one of the patentees mentioned in Dongan's Patent to Newtown, dated 25 November 1686. In 1700 he and others were involved in an argument over the title to common lands at Hellgate Neck (now Steinway, L.I.).
It seems evident that Hendrick lived in Newtown from about 1669 until after 1700, and probably until his death.
On 31 May 1674 "Margriet Maijers, wife of Hendrick Martenszen" joined the New York Dutch Reformed Church. Hendrick was a Lutheran. The marriage intention of "Hendrick Martensen, widower, and Steentje, widow, were recorded on 10 June 1705, in the New York Lutheran Church. On 26 June 1705, "at the house of Mr. Pieter Woglum, Hendrick Martensen, widower, and an old widow, Steentje," were married.
We cannot be sure of the dates of death of Hendrick or either of his wives, or of his or their places of burial. Hendrick and Margaret witnessed a baptism in the New York Reformed Church on 6 July 1701. On 29 May 1707 "Hendrick Wiltzen and Stijntje Arianse" witnessed a baptism in New York.
Family tradition states that Hendrick died in 1712 and that may be correct.

Source: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 106, pages 129-133, July 1975.
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Steentje Christina Arianse.Steentje married Hendrick Martensen (Van Copenhagen) Wiltse on 26 Jun 1705 in , , New York.


Jan (Vanleaneck) Hermansen Capt. [Parents] was born about 1658. He was christened on 17 Apr 1658 in New Amsterdam, , New York. He married Aeltje Abramse (Aletta) Abrahams about 7 Nov 1680 in NY Dutch, Reformed, Church, ny.

Aeltje Abramse (Aletta) Abrahams [Parents] was christened on 9 Nov 1653. She married Jan (Vanleaneck) Hermansen Capt. about 7 Nov 1680 in NY Dutch, Reformed, Church, ny.


Hezekiah Bradford [Parents] was born in 1692 in Kingston, , Mass.. He married Mary Chandler.

Mary Chandler was born in Kingston, , Mass.. She married Hezekiah Bradford.


Gilbert de Clare Earl Gloucester was born on 2 Sep 1243 in ChRistchurch, Hampshire, England. He died on 7 Dec 1295 in , Mass.ssmmouth Castle, England. He was buried in Tewksbury Abbey, , England. He married Alice Lusignan in 1253. The marriage ended in divorce.

Alice Lusignan was born about 1224 in of, Lusignan, Vienne, France. She died on 9 Feb 1291 in , Warren, Sussex, England. She married Gilbert de Clare Earl Gloucester in 1253. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
Warenne, John de Earl of Surrey

They had the following children:

  F i Isabel de Clare

Guy de Beauchamp Earl of Warwick [Parents] was born in 1272 in of Elmley Castle, Elmley, Worcestershire, England. He died on 12 Aug 1315 in Warwick, Warwickshire, England. He was buried in Bordesley Abbey, Worcestershire, England. He married Isabel de Clare before 11 May 1297.

Other marriages:
Toeni, Alice de Toni or Cnts Warwick

Isabel de Clare [Parents] was born on 10 Mar 1262/1263 in of, Elmley, Worcestershire, England. She married Guy de Beauchamp Earl of Warwick before 11 May 1297.

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