Anne's Top Matches
About Anne Merlet
From the Mellott-Eastman family tree:
Birth 1666 Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA
Died 25 Aug 1681 Hellsgate, , New York, USA
Person ID P3281741191
Mellott - Eastman Family Tree
Last Modified 20 May 2009
Father Gedeon La Plante Merlet,
b. Feb 1624, Champagne, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France ,
d. Feb 1683, Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
Mother Margaret Martin,
b. 1622, Limbourg, Liege, Belgium ,
d. 25 Aug 1681, Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
Married 21 Aug 1644
Walloon Church, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Family ID F47 Group Sheet
1.[S3585957191] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.
From her father's page on the Mellott-Eastman family tree:
One more child, Anne Merlet was born after arriving in New Amsterdam.
Source: NY ABSTRACTS OF WILLS: LIBER 19 B, p. 427. "Chirurgeon's report about the death of Mary Marshall and Anne Marlett, New York, August 25, 1681. These are to certify that I, being requested by John Collier, Coroner, to view and search the dead bodies of Mary Marshall and Ann Marlett, doe declare that after strict search and enquiry, I find no other accident to have occasioned their sudden death, but being overset in a canoe and thus drowned. George Lockhart. Return of Coroner's Jury that they were accidentally drowned. Action in New York, this 25 August, 1681. John Lawrence, Jr., Paul Richards, Henry Filkin."
Ann Marlett and her friend Mary Marshall drowned while trying to ride a canoe in Hellsgate, in New York's East River.