Claes Ripse Ripse van Dam (1637 - c.1709)

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Birthplace: The Netherlands
Death: Died
Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Ann Vermeulen
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About Claes Ripse Ripse van Dam

According to Valentine's Manuel, Rip Van Dam, Governor of New York, was supposed to be the son of Jacob Van Dam, prominent in the New Netherlands under Governor Stuyvesant.

Mr. Pearson, author of the Early Settlers of Albany Co., N. Y., says... that the parents of Rip Van Dam were Class Ripse Van Dam and his wife Maria Bord.

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Claes Ripse van Dam's Timeline

1637
1637
The Netherlands
1655
October 3, 1655
Age 18
1661
1661
Age 24
Albany, NY, USA
1709
1709
Age 72
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