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Ariaen "Arie" Heymanse Albertsen Roosa, Sr.

Also Known As: "Arie"
Birthplace: Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Aeldert Hymansz Roosa; Wijntje Ariens de Jongh and Wyntje Ariens de Jongh
Husband of Marytjen Everte Roosa; Mary Everts Roosa and Hillegondt Williems Everts van Boerum
Father of Cornelia Van Etten; Rebecca Oosterhout; Maritje Roosa; Arie Ariaan "Ary" Roosa; Annetje Roosa and 4 others
Brother of Heyman Aldertse Roosa; Jan Alderts Roosa; Eyke Albertse Roosa; Maartje Alderts Roosa; Neeltie Roosa and 6 others
Half brother of Wentjen du Puy

Occupation: Married Maria Pels 1669 in Ulster, NY, Farmer
Managed by: Virginia Lee Hill
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About Arien Heymanse Roosa

Children of Aldert Roosa and Wyntje De Jongh

Ariaen Roosa was born June 3, 1643 in Herwijnen, Gelderland, Holland, and died Abt. 1699 in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, NY. He married Maria Everte Pels Abt. 1669 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY, daughter of Evert PELS and Jannetje Symens. She was born Abt. 1655 in Kingston, NY, and died Aft. 1698 in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, NY.

HEYMAN ALBERTSE ROOSA was born January 4, 1643/44 in Herwynen, Gelderland, Holland, and died Abt. 1708. He married ANNA MARGARIET ROOSEVELT daughter of CLAES ROSENVELT and JANNETJE THOMAS. She was born 1645, and died 1706.


Arie, bom in 1645, married Maria Pels. Maria Pels was born 1645 Greenbush NY; daughter of Evert Pels and Jannetje Symans.


On 16 February 1666, Aldert Heymans ROOSA and his son, Arie Albertsen ROOSA, were convicted with others in using arms in an illegal manner to awe, terrify, and suppress his Majesty's English Garrison at Esopus.

Bertha Jane Thomas Libby, GENEALOGY OF JANE ELIZABETH WHEELER THOMAS (1974), p.150.

Aert born about 1658 (some say in Holland, but others say after in New Amsterdam (New York); married Wyntie Aundruium D'Ong.

Rhinebeck -- On a June day 300 years ago, three settlers from the Wiltwyck (Kingston, Ulster, NY) area made a deal with some Indians for land on the east shore of the Hudson River across from Rondout Creek... The three, Gerrit Artsen and Jan Elton [Elting], together with a Portuguese Jew named (518) Arie Roosa, purchased the land from the Indians as speculators hoping to cash in on future development, according to two professors whose field of expertise is the Indians of New York.

State University College at New Paltz history professor Laurence Hauptman and Ohio University anthropology professor Robert Grumet agreed that both the Europeans and the three members of the Esopus tribe lived on the west side of the river principally. The Indians are listed on the deed as Aran Kee, Kreme Much and Korra Kee. Aran Kee, known on other deeds as Ankony, was really armed Aramuchtan, said Grumet. He was part of a clan or group of Esopus Indians in the Wiltwyck area who owned land on what is now the Rhinecliff side of the Hudson River. Kreme Much, he said, was probably Pemmryawech, husband-consort to the female sachem (chief) Mamanuchqua, said Grumet, who is in the area working on a book on the Hudson Valley Indians of the 17th and 18th century. Grumet said he does not know about Korra Kee.

...Grumet and Hauptman pointed to "the Livingston landgrab" in what is now northern Dutchess southern Columbia counties as a classic example. [The Whitemans acted as agents for the Livingstons in the next century.] They recalled that in 1685, Robert Livingston bought up strategically placed points of land from the Indians. He then applied to the English crown for a patent that not only covered those pieces of land, but the land between the areas he had purchased.

"The Indians flipped out," said Grumet.

"It was a clear attempt to cheat the Indians and other settlers who wanted the land," Hauptmann agreed. Eventually, Livingston had to buy the Indians out. But as for Artsen, (518) Roosa and Elton, "they probably kept the land for speculative purposes," rather than settling on it. [NYG&BR contradicts this, saying that Arie Roosa settled on the new purchase.]"

-- Poughkeepsie Journal, August 6, 1986, p. 8B, c/o Harvey Auster

Info from cousin, John Jaffee of Michigan.

SE Cozine book #2 for ML Miller Cozine: lists DOB about 1645
Arien married Marytjen in 1669 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY

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Arien Heymanse Roosa's Timeline

June 3, 1643
Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands
June 3, 1643
Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands
June 3, 1643
Herwijnen, Gelderland, Neth
April 1660
Age 16
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
April 1660
Age 16
New Netherland
Age 16
Hurley, Ulster County, New York, United States
March 20, 1678
Age 34
Kingston, Ulster County, New York, United States
December 22, 1678
Age 35
Hurley, Ulster, New York, United States
October 26, 1679
Age 36
Hurley, Ulster Co., New York, United States