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Jacob Leendertsen Vandergrift

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Newtown, Long Island, New York
Place of Burial: Old Dutch Reformed Church Cemetary, Newton (Elmhurst), Long Island, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Leendert Evertsz Vandergrift and Maritje Vandergrift
Husband of Rebecca Fredricksz Vandergrift
Father of Martje Jacobs Vandergrift; Marietye Jacobse Corsenn; Christian Jacobse Scheppen; Annetje Jacobse Jacobs Vandergrift; Leendert Jacobse Vandergrift and 6 others
Brother of Grietjen Leendertz Vandergrift; Johannes Leendertsz Vandergrift; Paulus Leendertsz Vandergrift; Pieter Leendertsz Vandergrift; Evert Leendertsz Vandergrift and 1 other

Occupation: Captain of the Dutch West India Company ship "Swol", Jacob was skipper of ship "Swel", Employed by the West India Company as "Beer Bottler" and "Measurer of Grain".
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About Jacob Leendertsz Vandergrift ~ Immigrant

A member of the West India Company, Jacob was Captain of the ship 'Swol' (22guns and 76 men) when it arrived in New Amsterdam in 1644 and was sold.

As a bottler, he remained in New Amsterdam, serving in various office, including Small Burger of New Amsterdam in 1656. Between 1662 and 1668, Jacob is found in various localities: Bergen, NJ, Breakelyn (Brooklyn), Strand of North River (the Hudson), and on north side of Great Creek (Harlem River). He then moved to Noordwyck on the North River, remaining there until moving to Newton, Long Island in 1686.

His arrival in New Amsterdam (as Captain of the ship "Swel" or "Swol" is entered in the Register of New Netherland by E.B. O'Callaghan reprint 1995 as follows:

Surname of Immigrant: Van Der Grist

Given name(s) of Immigrant: Jacob Leendertsz

Name of Ship: Swel (Captain)
Arrival Date: 1644

Origin of Immigrant: Amsterdam, Holland

Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: chr. 23 Oct 1622 Amsterdam, Holland

Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: Newtown, (Elmhurst) Long Island NY

Immigrant's Spouse: Rebecca Fredricksz Lubbertsen

Source of Information: Register of New Netherland by E.B. O'Callaghan reprint 1995

Immigrant's Children: Maritje Jacobse Vandergrift bpt. 29 Aug 1649

Christian Jacobse Vandergrift bpt. 26 Feb 1651

Anna Jacobse Vandergrift bpt 16 Mar 1653

Leendert Jacobsen Vandergrift

Nicholas Jacobsen Vandergrift bpt. 5 May 1658

Frederick Vandergrift bpt. 20 Aug 1661

Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift bpt. 20 Jul 1664

Johannes Vandergrift chr. 26 Jun 1667


Sailor Dutch West Indies Company

Captain of ship Swol

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Jacob Leendertsz Vandergrift ~ Immigrant's Timeline

October 22, 1622
Amsterdan, Holland, Netherlands
October 23, 1622
Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands
Age 22
- present
Age 22
Dutch West India Company
Age 22
New York, NY, USA
July 19, 1648
Age 26
New Amsterdam, Kings, NY
August 29, 1649
Age 27
Long Island, New York, United States
August 29, 1649
Age 27
New York City, Ny, Ny
February 26, 1651
Age 29
Long Island, New York, United States