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Concerning Settlers of Dutch Descent:
Part III.

38

RANDOM NOTES CONCERNING SETTLERS OF DUTCH DESCENT

By William J. Hoffman, M.Mech. Eng., Laplume, Pa.

(Concluded from Vol. 29, p. 152)

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1640Cornelis Arissen30HoutenhousemanKil. Van Rensselaer
mar.
Bellitje Henrix28Arnhem
1663Evert Albers--GroningenfarmerPieter Alrichs
1639Hendrik Alberts--had been a baker in New Neth.Kil. Van Rensselaer
1651Hendrik Arents (mentioned in Kingston)--Almelo (Overyssel)farm handJan Everts Bout
1658Jan Aerts (Apparently on St.Is.:Col. Ms. XIII:74)--HeerdeClaes Hendriksz van Schoonhoven, Ft. Orange
1641Wouter Aerts (Possibly the same as Wouter Aertsz from Nykerk wheelwright, E.R.A. IV:56, Du. Settl. Soc. Alb. 1934/5:2, Min. Ft. Orange p. 20. Possibly a son of Aert Theunissen from Putten murdered by Indians 1643)21Puttento sow, to mow, to dig ditches and to do farming in the Gelderland mannerWouter Van Twiller
1651Dirck Adriaensz--Dreumel(en)Adr. Van der Donck
1651Gerrit Bancken (r)--Wessemmerchant's clerkGerrit Jansz
1663Cornelis Barents (Son of Barent Joostz. Du. Settl. Soc. Alb. 1929/30, p. 30/1)20Vreeland
1651Lubbert Bessels26NykerkJan Van Rensselaer
1657Joannes Blenck--farm handJoannes Lucasz Schouten
1663Christoffel Breukman--farm handPieter Alrichs
1653Hendrik Cornelis Broeck--carpenterAdr. Van der Donck
1655Stoffel Jansz Broer--AmsterdamGerbert Cruyff

SETTLERS OF DUTCH DESCENT                             39

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1663Claes Matthys Brouwer--LeidenSouth River
1653Adam Burgheret--HemertFrancois Fyn
1659Carsten Carsten17HuyrJ. B. Van Rensselaer
1651Bartel Nicolaes van de Broeck (Claes)--Adriaen Van der Donck
1651Ryck Claes16NykerkJan Van Rensselaer
1652Gerrit Claes--FlensburgFrancois Fyn
1653Hendrick Claesz--Rotterdamtilemaker, to make ash and potash according to the new invention @ 250 gl.A. Van der Donck
1663Pieter Claesz19SuyderstapelJ. B. Van Rensselaer
1653Symon Claes--GraftskipperWouter v. Twiller
1652Marretje Cornelis--Flensburghouse maidJan Jansz de Jonge
1651Jan Cornelis--Vechtenfarm handIde van Voorst
1663Pieter Cornelis (Ancestor Breyant family, mar. Brkl. 1670, N.Y.Wills IX:50)--Steenwyckfarm handPieter Alrichs
1639Jan Cornelis50Nieuwe Nierop near SchagenKil Van Rensselaer
1652Thomas Cornelis (father Cornelis Thomas)--Flensburgfarm handAnt. Jansz van Salee
1658Jan Corsse--Haarlemmaster house carpenterJacob Backer
1658Hendrik Coster--tailor and other "negotie"Gossen Gerrits van Schaick
1641Gerrit Courten (N.J.Wills 1671; mar. N.Y.D.R. 1647; R.N.A.II:277, Brother of Harmen Courten.)21Voorthuysento sow, to mow, to plow, to dig ditches and to do farm work acc. to Gelderland mannerW. van Twiller
1657Mathys Crynen Cuyper--tailorJan Hendr. van Bael
1655Thomas Davidsz--Westryse, Norwayfarm handBlommaert
1656Metgen Davids--poorhouse, AmsterdammaidJan de la Montagne
1663Jeuriaen Deutsch--Ditmarsfarm handPieter Alrichs
1651Roelof Dirks19BunschotenJ. van Rensselaer

40                             THE AMERICAN GENEALOGIST

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1651Adriaen Dirks40v. BilJ. van Rensselaer
1653Pieter Dirks--de RypAbraham Staets
1655Jacob Dowesz Smid--AmsterdamGerbert Cruyff
1663Jacob Elberts (Du. Settl. Soc. Alb. 1929/30 p. 30/1)18HuizenJ. B. van Rensselaer
1651Elbert Elbertsz14Nykerk (not Stoothoff)J. van Rensselaer
1655Barent Egberts, tailor--Schutterop (Schuttorf)Sal. la Chair
1639Jan Fransz31Hoesemhad been a sailor in the service of the W.I.C.Kil. van Rensselaer
1651Frans Gabriels18AmersfoortJ. van Rensselaer
1663Barent Gerrits--Fernsum, EmbderlandSouth River
1653Adriaentje Gerrits (Possibly the same who mar. N.Y.D.R. 1653)--Amsterdamhouse maidPieter Lefebure
1651Jacob Gerrits--Ruinentailor's apprenticeJacob Strycker
1657Theunis Gerritsz--Cuylemburgfarm workArent van Curler
1653Jan Gerrits--SteenwykcarpenterAdr. van der Donck
1649Lubbert Gerrits--Puttenfarm handStuyvesant
1652Jannetje Gerrits (mar. N.Y.D.R.1652)--Loon (op Zand)Adr. van der Donck
1652Gerrit Gerritsz--Dokkumcooper's apprenticeJan Jansz Kuiper
1653Allard Govertsz (soldier, mar. Kingston 1654)--SteenwykRutger Jacobs & Goossen Gerrits
1651Cornelis Alberts van der Gouw--farm handIde van Voorst
1657Fytje Gommels--house maidJoannes Willems South River
1659Thobias Groen--MiddelburgshoemakerReynout Reynoutsz
1658Gerrit Gysberts--HeerdenClaes Hendriks van Schoonhoven at Ft. Orange
1659Jan Hans29Grandicap, JutlandJ. B. van Rensselaer
1662Harmen Harmensz--DeutecomfarmingStuyvesant
1660Margaretha Hendriks--Aurichhouse maidGabriel de Haes
1652Bessel Hendriks--BunschotenKil van Rensselaer
Elisabeth Hendriks--KampenFrans Barentsz Pastoor

SETTLERS OF DUTCH DESCENT                             41

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1663Hendrik Hendriksz--Stift MunsterSouth River
1654Marretje Hendriks--NordenFrancoys Fyn
1662Thyman Hendriks18BunschotenJ. B. van Rensselaer
1651Jan Hendriks21HorstJ. van Rensselaer
1652Jacob Hendriks--van den ToleckKil. van Rensselaer
1663Mense Herbertsz--Lierfarm handPieter Alrichs
1663Hans Hermansz--Bremenfarm handPieter Alrichs
1653Jan Hofman--BremenAdr. van der Donck
1655Christopher Hooglant--no farmworkGovert Loockermans
1643Jan Huyberts--KampenKil. van Rensselaer
1643Jan Huysters--KampenFt. Orange
1652Mayken Huyberts (same as "van Geertruidenberg"; mar. N.Y.D.R.1653)--RaemsdonckAdr. van der Donck
1652Jacob Jansz (ancestor of Van Etten family)--EttenAdr. van der Donck
1639Susanna Jans (sister wife of Reynier Stoffels)--Borcken near WeselKil. van Rensselaer
1662Willem Jans (mar. N.Y.D.R. 1654)--HeerdefarmingStuyvesant
1654Willem Jansz--AmsterdamgunsmithDirk Jansz Croon
1654Jan Jansz--HofquardenFrancois Fyn
1663Jan Jansz--Oldenburgfarm handPieter Alrichs
1662Jan Jansz--Gladbeeckfarm hand at Leendert CornelissenJ. B. van Rensselaer
1663Claes Jansz--Groningenfarm handPieter Alrichs
1651Sweer Jans19AmersfoortJ. van Rensselaer
1639Geertje Jans (wife of Reyer Stoffels)--Borcken near WeselFt. Orange
1659Arent Jans--Groningenshoemaker's apprenticeReynout Reynoutsz
1653Christiaen Jans--Friedrichstatdtfarm hand and to work with the ax as he used to doAdr. van der Donck
1651Cornelis Jans16Bunschotenj. van Rensselaer
1651Hendrik Jansz (Van Oosteroom family; Burgher, N.A.; mar. N.Y.D.R.1652)--Schalkwykfarm handJan Jansz Damen

42                             THE AMERICAN GENEALOGIST

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1652Styntje Jans--housemaid & farmworkJac. Steendam
1653Hendrik Jansz--Oldenburgfarm handPieter Lefebure
1653Evert Jansz--SteenwykcarpenterAdr. van der Donck
1653Jacob Jansz--Overysselhouse servantJan Evertsz Bout
1662Teunis Elias de Kaarl (Ancestor of Van Benschoten family; first mentioned in Kingston 1671; Du. Settl. Soc. Alb. 1929/30 p. 30/1)16BunschotenJan Poest
1663Gerrit Lamberts18BunschotenJ. B. van Rensselaer
1659Pieter Pietersz Lasse24HoesenJ. B. van Rensselaer
1649Claes Laurensz--Amersfoortfarm handStuyvesant
1639Sander Leenaerts34Duysert in SchotlandKil. van Rensselaer
mar.
Cathalina Jacobs24Alone in Schotland
1657Coenraed Lucasz24Colognefarm handArent van Curler
1653Arent Maitsz--Adr. van der Donck
1663Sander Mallstaen--Delmenhorstfarm handPieter Alrichs
1660Dirk Martens20Maartensdykfarm handv. Rensselaer
1653Jan Meesz--Steenwykcarpenter and his toolsAdr. van der Donck
1660Cornelis Stevens Mulder21LangbroekJ. B van Rensselaer
1641Geertje Nannings30Kil. van Rensselaer
wid. Tjerck Hendricks--
Hendrick Tjercks13
Hester Tjercks11
Jannetje Theunis--
1653Gommert Paulus--AntwerpgardenerAdr. van der Donck
1651Paulus Paulus (Muster roll Esopus 1660; Col. Ms. XIII:154)15AmersfoortJan van Rensselaer
1651Gysbert Phillips34VelthuysenJ. van Rensselaer
1651Andries Pietersz--Puttenfarm handJan Jansz Damen
1655Jan Pietersz--Langesont, Norwayfarm handBloemaert
1654Barent Reynders21smith, gunsmithRemmert Jansz
1653Reinier Reiniersz (son of Reindert Jaspers, herring packer)--Abraham Staats

SETTLERS OF DUTCH DESCENT                             43

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1663Hendrik Richters--HamburgSouth River
1657Hendrik Jansz Rooseboom--Dingsterveentailor's apprenticeJan Hendr. van Bael
1663Jan Rutgers (Du. Settl. Soc. Alb. 1929/30 p. 30/1)16HuizenJ. B. van Rensselaer
1659Pieter Jansz Schell--The HagueshoemakerCoenraet ten Eyck
1663Ferdinandus van Sicheler (Ancestor of Van Sicklen family)--at AmsterdamGys Cornelis Oudenkerk
1653Huybert Smit--HemertFrancois Fyn
1657Geesjen Staats (Stoets in N.Y.D.R. church member list)--Johannes Lucasz Schouten
1642Abraham Staats--AmsterdamsurgeonKil. van Rensselaer
mar. (Anc. of Staats family)
Tryntje Jochems19
1657Wilhemus Stilmenck--farm handJohannes Lucasz Schouten
1639Reynier Stoffels39EssenKil. van Rensselaer
mar.--
Geertje Jans40Borcken near Wesel
1650Gerrit Sybrands--Nordenbakers apprenticeJoost Theunis van Norden
1651Marretje Symons--house maidBloemaert
1652Aert Pietersz Tack--Adr. van der Donck
1639Cornelis Theunissen25GorinchemKil. van Rensselaer
mar.--
Claesje Theunis24Norden
1661Arent Theunisz (Pier) (N.Y.Rec. 1929:161, 222; 1935:193)--AmsterdamblacksmithDirk de Wolff
1662Claes Theunisz (married, N.Y.D.R. 1662)--ApeldoornfarmingStuyvesant
1660Geurt Theunis21Westbroek near UtrechtJ. B. van Rensselaer
1642Jan Theunis36LeidencarpenterKil. van Rensselaer
1641Jannetje Theunis--house maidJan Verbeek
1660Sweer Theunis20Westbroek near UtrechtJan Barentsz Wemp
1659Thomas Thomasz--EnglandBrian Newton
1639Carsten Thomas28HuyrJ. B. van Rensselaer
1649Jan Thys--Gorinchemfarm handRensselaer

44                             THE AMERICAN GENEALOGIST

YearName of ServantAgePlace or OriginEmployEmployer
1654Cornelis Vaandel--farm handJan Evertsz Bout
1641Jan Verbeek--BredaKil. van Rensselaer
mar.
Mayke Damen Vissenburg--
Lysbet van der Linden, dau. by her first husband--
1663Gerrit Verbeek--tailorJohannes Clouet
1653Jan Dirksz Vinhagen--Gementailor's apprenticeJan Hendriksz van Bael
1650Symon Volckertsz--Ysens (Esens)baker's apprenticeJoost Theunis van Norden
1653Jan Volckertszen--SchermerElbert Elbertsen
1653Joris van Vorst--cooperAdr. van der Donck
1660Theunis Willemsz26Maartensdykfarm handRensselaer
1651Dirk Willemsz (mark. Kingston 1662 (4); Col. Ms. XIII:154)--Schalkwykhouse man, servantElbert Elbertsz
1658Jan Willemsz--HeerdenClaes Hendriksz van Schoonhoven at Ft. Orange
1650Hendrik Willems--Ysens (Esens)baker's apprentriceJoost Theunis van Norden
1663Claes Woortman--Groningenfarm handPieter Alrichs
1660Geertruid Wyngaert (probably Geertruid (van) Wyngaerden from Cologne who mar. Brkl. 1662 Jan Alberts de Wit)--house maidGabriel de Haes
1651Cornelis Evertsz Wynkoop24buurschap (neighborhood) Wyckerom near Eeden, Gelderland

    The foregoing list of SERVANTS AND EMPLOYEES HIRED IN NEW NETHERLAND is based on the DE ROEVER NOTES. Some few of these individuals have been discussed in the two previous installments of the present paper.


Source:

Hoffman, William J., "Random Notes Concerning Settlers of Dutch Descent," The American Genealogist, Whole Number 115, Volume 30, Number: 1 (January 1954), pp. 38-44.

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