Joachim Ketelhuyn (1633 - 1682)

public profile

Is your surname Ketelhuyn?

Research the Ketelhuyn family

Joachim Ketelhuyn's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: Grimmen, Mecklenburg, Germany
Death: Died in Ft Orange, Albany, New York
Managed by: Steven Michael Cumiskey
Last Updated:

About Joachim Ketelhuyn

Joachim Ketelhuyn left Mechlenburg during the Thirty Years War and drifted to Amsterdam, Holland where he boarded the ship "De Houttyn" for New Amsterdam on 6 Jun.1642. He landed at Fort Orange (Albany) on 11 Aug.1642. Deborah Ketelhuyn, Maria Bratt and Maria's son, Johannes were captured by French Indians and taken to Quebec. Maria's husband, Barentse Bratt, David and Johanna Ketelhuyn, and three of Deborah Ketelhuyn's children were all killed during this massacre on 20 Oct. 1711, at their homestead. Daniel Ketelhuyn went to Quebec and ransomed back his wife, sister and nephew.

view all

Joachim Ketelhuyn's Timeline

1633
1633
Grimmen, Mecklenburg, Germany
1642
June 6, 1642
- August 11, 1642
Age 9
1668
1668
Age 35
Albany, NY, USA
1669
1669
Age 36
Albany, NY, USA
1674
1674
Age 41
Albany, New York
1682
1682
Age 49
Ft Orange, Albany, New York
????
????