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Birthplace: Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Fort Crailo, Rensselaerwyck, New York
Occupation: 3rd Patroon of Rensselaerswyck, Third director of Rensselaerwyck, a patroonship in the Dutch Colony of New Netherland, now part of upstate New York in the United States. (see Wikipedia)
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About Jeremias van Rensselaer

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Birth: May 18, 1632, Netherlands Death: Oct. 12, 1674 Rensselaer Rensselaer County New York, USA

He suceeded his brother Jan Baptist van Rensselaer as director of the colony Sept 24 1658. and held that office until his death. He married Maria, daughter of Olaff Stevensz van Courtlant on July 12 1662 in the records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New York.


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Parents:
 Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1586 - 1643)
 Anna Van Weby Van Rennsselaer (1601 - 1670)

Spouses:
 Maria Van Cortlandt Van Rensselaer (1645 - 1689)*
 Maria van Cortlandt van Rensselaer (1645 - 1689)*

Children:
 Kiliaen van Rensselaer (1663 - 1719)*
 Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1663 - 1719)*
 Anna Van Rensselaer Van Rensselaer Nicoll (1665 - 1715)*
 Hendrick van Rensselaer (1667 - 1740)*
 Johannes van Rensselaer (1670 - ____)*
 Maria Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1672 - ____)*

Siblings:
 Joan Baptista van Rensselaer (____ - 1678)**
 Jeremias Van Rensselaer (1632 - 1674)
 Susanna van Rensselaer (1638 - 1680)**
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Burial: Cremated, Other. Specifically: Cemetery not known


[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremias_van_Rensselaer '''Jeremias van Rensselaer'''] '''- Wikipedia'''

Head of his family's extensive holdings in America.

Jeremias van Rensselaer (bapt. 18 May 1632, Amsterdam - October 12, 1674, Crailo, Rensselaerwyck) was the third director of Rensselaerwyck, a patroonship in the Dutch Colony of New Netherland, now part of upstate New York in the United States.

He was the son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer and Anna van Wely. He succeeded his older brother Jan Baptiste van Rensselaer in 1656, who in turn had succeeded a cousin, Arent van Curler. His wife Maria was the sister of mayor of New York Stephanus van Cortlandt and a sister-in-law of Albany, New York Mayor Pieter Schuyler.

Jeremias first came to Rensselaerwyck in 1654, but returned to Holland for a year before returning to the estate. He died in what is now the City of Rensselaer in New York.

He and his children were the source of the many members of this family who have played an important role in New York. A great-great-grandson was General Peter Gansevoort.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremias_van_Rensselaer

Jeremias van Rensselaer (bapt. 18 May 1632, Amsterdam - October 12, 1674, Crailo, Rensselaerwyck) was the third director of Rensselaerwyck, a patroonship in the Dutch Colony of New Netherland, now part of upstate New York in the United States.

He was the son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer and Anna van Wely. He succeeded his older brother Jan Baptiste van Rensselaer in 1656, who in turn had succeeded a cousin, Arent van Curler. His wife Maria was the sister of mayor of New York Stephanus van Cortlandt and a sister-in-law of Albany, New York Mayor Pieter Schuyler.

Jeremias first came to Rensselaerwyck in 1654, but returned to Holland for a year before returning to the estate. He died in what is now the City of Rensselaer in New York.

He and his children were the source of the many members of this family who have played an important role in New York. A great-great-grandson was General Peter Gansevoort.

http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=iamcasey36&id=I18959

Name: Jeremias Van Rensselaer 1 2

Sex: M

Title: Col.

Birth: 1632 in Amsterdam, Holland 3

Death: 12 OCT 1674 in Rensselaerwyck 3 2

Note: He became the third patroon of Rensselaerwyck and the first Lord of the Manor.

Father: Kiliaen Van Rensselaer b: ABT 1580 in Hasselt, Overyssel, Holland

Mother: Ann Van Wely

Marriage 1 Maria Van Cortland b: 20 JUL 1645 in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands

Married: 12 JUL 1662 in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands 3

Children

Kiliaen Van Rensselaer b: 24 AUG 1663 in Rensselaerwyck
Johannes Van Rensselaer b: in Rensselaerwyck
Anna Van Rensselaer b: 1 AUG 1665 in Rensselaerwyck
Hendrick Van Rensselaer b: 23 OCT 1667 in Rensselaerwyck
Maria Van Rensselaer b: 25 OCT 1672 in Rensselaerwyck

Sources:

Title: Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs

Author: Cuyler Reynolds, Curator of the Albany Institute and Historical and Art Society

Publication: New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911

Repository:

Note: http://www.schenectadyhistory.org

Media: Book

Page: Vol I: 1-28, 50-55, 176-182

Title: The People of Colonial Albany Live Here Website

Author: Colonial Albany Social History Project

Repository:

Note: http:www.nysm.nysed.gov/albany/welcome.html

Media: Internet

Title: Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs

Author: Cuyler Reynolds, Curator of the Albany Institute and Historical and Art Society

Publication: New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911

Repository:

Note: http://www.schenectadyhistory.org

Media: Book

Page: Vol I: 1-28

ID: I63529

Name: Jeremias Kiliaen VAN RENSSELAER

Sex: M

Birth: MAY 1632 in Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands

Death: 12 OCT 1674 in Crailo, Rensselaerwyck

Note: Note: SOURCE:http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/families/hmgfm/rankin.html#putman "His son Jeremias married, July 12, 1663, Maria, daughter ofOlof Stevense Va n Cortlandt, of New Amsterdam, president ofthe Dutch council, and died Octob er 14, 1674. From his sonKillian the manorial branch of the Van Rensselaers isdescended, and from the second son, Hendrick, the Cherry Hilland Claverac k branches. His daughter Maria married ColonelPieter Schuyler." SOURCE: http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/families/hmgfm/vanrensselaer-1.html "Colonel Jeremias Van Rensselaer, the third Patroon,married, at New Amsterdam, July 1 2, 1662, Maria Van Cortlandt,born in New Amsterdam, July 20, 1645, died at R ensselaerswyck,January 24, 1689, daughter of Olof Stevense Van Cortlandt, wh ocame on the ship "Haring" to New Amsterdam in 1637, from Wyckby Duurstede, Province of Utrecht, Holland, as a soldier inemploy of the West India Compa ny, and died in New York city,on April 4, 1684, having married, February 26, 1642, Anna(Anneke) Loockermans, who died in May, 1684." Children ofJeremi as Van Rensselaer and Maria Van Cortlandt: Kiliaen,fourth Patroon and second Lord of the Manor, born atRensselaerswyck, August 24, 1663, died there in 17 19; married,in New York, New York, October 15, 1701, Maria Van Cortlandt,da ughter of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, and Gertrude Schuyler.Johannes, died wit hout issue. Anna, born at Rensselaerswyck,August 1, 1665; married (first) Kil iaen Van Rensselaer, son ofJohannes Van Rensselaer and Elizabeth Van Twiller , who died in1687; married (second) William Nicoll. Hendrick, born at Rensselaerswyck, October 23, 1667; resided in Greenbush, Rensselaercounty (Rensse laer, N. Y.), where he died July 2, 1740;married, New York, N. Y., March 19, 1689, Catharina Van Bruggen,daughter of Johannes Pieterse Van Brugh (or Van Bruggen) andCatharina Roeloffse, daughter of Anneke Jans, and Catharina VanBruggen died at Greenbush, December 6, 1730, having had but onechild, Anna, born in 1719, who married John Schuyler. Maria,born at Rensselaerswyck, Oc tober 25, 1672; married, at thatplace, September 14, 1691, Peter Schuyler (s on of PhilipPieterse Schuyler and Margareta Van Slechtenhorst), who wasborn September 17, 1657; died at The Flatts, four miles northof Albany, February 19, 1724, being the first mayor of Albany,July 22, 1686 — October 13, 1694. The date of the death ofMaria does not appear.

Father: Kiliaen Hendrickse VAN RENSSELAER b: ABT 1585 in Hasselt, Overijssel, Holland, Netherlands

Mother: Anna Janse VAN WELY b: ABT 1601 in Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands

Marriage 1 Maria Oloff VAN CORTLANDT b: 20 JUL 1645 in Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands

Married: 12 JUL 1662

Children

Kiliaen Jeremias VAN RENSSELAER b: 24 AUG 1663 in Rensselaerswyck, New York
Anna Jeremias VAN RENSSELAER b: 1 AUG 1665 in Rensselaerswyck, New York
Hendrick Jeremias VAN RENSSELAER b: 23 OCT 1667 in Rensselaerswyck, New York
Maria Jeremias VAN RENSSELAER b: 25 OCT 1672 in Rensselaerswyck, New York
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Jeremias van Rensselaer's Timeline

1632
1632
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1662
July 12, 1662
Age 30
New Amsterdam, , NY, USA
1663
August 1663
Age 31
Rensselaerwyck, New York
1665
August 1, 1665
Age 33
New York City, Province of New York
1667
October 23, 1667
Age 35
Greenbush, NY, United States
1673
October 25, 1673
Age 41
Rensselaerwyck, Albany, New Netherlands
1674
October 12, 1674
Age 42
Fort Crailo, Rensselaerwyck, New York
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