|Also Known As:||"Femmetie Hagewout"|
|Birthplace:||Drenthe, Overijssel, The Netherlands|
|Death:||(Date and location unknown)|
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About Femmetje Hermanse
Pieter Jacobse Van Nortwyck, probably from " Noordwyck," a village in Groningen. Having m. Oct. 1662 Femmietje Hermans wid. of Pieter Janse, at her request, on the 15th' of Oct. of said year, " Pieter Lodt and Jan Seuberen" were appointed guardians of " Leffert Pieterse" (the ancestor of the Lefferts family) and " Pieter Pieterse" (the ancestor of the Hagewout or Houghwout family of S. I.), her children by her first husband, as per p. 108 of Lib. B of FP rec.
"Register in alphabetical order, of the early settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N.Y." Teunis G. Bergen, 1881. https://archive.org/details/registerinalphab00berg
In 1660, fifteen-year old Leffert Pieterse (1645-1704) arrived in New Amsterdam with his parents and three younger siblings. Within two years, his father and two of his siblings had died and his mother had remarried.