Jacob Wolphertse van Couwenhoven (c.1612 - 1670)

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Birthplace: Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
Death: Died in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
Occupation: Tobacco Planter/Brewer
Managed by: James Earl Curry
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About Jacob Wolphertse van Couwenhoven

Notes for Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven:

Came to New Amsterdam as a teenager (see Russell Shorto's book {note below})

Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven was born in 1615 at Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands. Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven was the son of Wolphert Gerretse Van Kouwenhoven and Neeltgen Jacobsdochter. Jacob Wolphertse Van

Kouwenhoven and Hester Jansen were intended in marriage Jacobus Couwenhoven of Amersfoort residing in the Jonge Roelen Alley, 22 years old, assisted by his uncle Rutgert Jansz, parents still living, marries Hester Jans of Haarlem, 22 years old, living on the Princes' Canal with her mother Lijsbert Setten.

He signes: Jacobus Couwenhoven on November 14, 1637 at Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven married Hester Jansen, daughter of Lijsbet Setten, on December 1, 1637 at New Church, Amsterdam, North

Holland, Netherlands; Married by Domine Gelldorpus (Bible). Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven married Magdaleentje Jacobs Van Amsterdam on September 26, 1655. Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven died before April 21, 1670. Jacob

Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven died in 1673 or 1674 at New Amsterdam, New York County, New York.

Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven was also known as Jacob Worlfertsen Van Kouwenhoven. Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven was also known as Jacob Van Couwenhoven. Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven was also known as Jacob

Van Kouwenhoven. The Inventory of Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven was taken on April 21, 1670.

Children of Jacob Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven and Hester Jansen:

Neeltje Jacobse Van Kouwenhoven+ (September 18, 1639 - )

Johannes Jacobse Van Kouwenhoven+ (May 11, 1641 - )

Lysbeth Van Kouwenhoven (August 30, 1643 - )

Aeltje Jacobse Van Couwenhoven+ (August 20, 1645 - )

(Unknown) Van Kouwenhoven (March 6, 1647 - March 7, 1647)

Petronella Jacobse Van Couwenhoven+ (May 7, 1648 - before 1674) --------------------

See: The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America ISBN 0-385-50349-0 (New York, Doubleday, 2004). Russell Shorto go to the index for citation on Jacob Van Cowenhoven. (I am assuming that this is the same man)

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Jacob Wolphertse van Couwenhoven's Timeline

1612
1612
Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
1636
December 1, 1636
Age 24
Amsterdam, , , Holland
1639
September 18, 1639
Age 27
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, America
1641
May 11, 1641
Age 29
1643
August 30, 1643
Age 31
1645
August 20, 1645
Age 33
1647
March 6, 1647
Age 35
1648
May 7, 1648
Age 36
<St. Ansgarius, Bremen, Germany>
1670
April 21, 1670
Age 58
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
April 21, 1670
Age 58
Old graveyard of New Amsterdam, New York City, New York