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Marten Ryerson

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Birthplace: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Place of Burial: New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Reijer Reijersz and Marritje Barents Francen
Husband of Annetje Jorise Rapalje
Father of Marritie Reyerson; Joris Martinszen Ryerson; Catalyntie Martense Berry; Cornelius Ryerson; Frans Marten Reyerson and 6 others
Brother of Adriaen Reyerse; Geetruid Reyerson and Gerrit Elbertszen Reyerszen

Occupation: Farmer and town Constable, Emigrated to "New Amsterdam" (New York) in 1646
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About Marten Ryerson

IMMIGRANT: The "Ryer" root means "rider" in English.

SEE: http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/html/bhs/arc_095_ryerson_content.html

There are two RYERSON genealogies:

1. Louis Johnes Ryerson, A.M. published in NY in 1902 (89 pages).

2. Albert Winslow Ryerson published in Chicago in 1916 (433 Pages)

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RECORD:

1. Edward Coolbaugh Hoagland, Twigs From Family Trees or 162 Early American and Foriegn Lineages, pg. 103. "Has named spelled as Ryerse."

2. Teunius G. Bergen, Register of Early Settler of Kings County New York (reprint 1973), g. 241. " signed his name as Marten Reyersen. Ancestor of the Ryerse family in America."

3. Albert Winslow Reyerson, edited Alfred L. Holman, Reyerson Genealogy, The (1916), pg. XV, 1-3. "About the year 1646 according to reliable authorities Adriaen and Martin Reyersz (Adriaen and Martin Reyerson) arrived in this country from Amsterdam, Holland and took up their abode in Breuckelen on the Island of Nassau (now Brooklyn, New York - - - On the 14th day of May A.D. 1663 Martin Reyerszen van Amsterdam (from Amsterdam) and Annetje Joris de Rapelje, j.d. van Breuckelyen (and the dau of George de Rapelje a young maiden of Brookly) were married in the Protestant Reformed Church of Brooklyn. One Catalina Jeronymus was a witness to the Ceremony. They were married by Dominie Selyns, who came from Amsterdam in 1660 and took charge of the Breuckene Church. Martin Reyerson and Annetje Rapelje (who was b. 8 Feb 1648) had eleven children..Marten Reyerson (Martin Reyerson) died about 1687 and his widow married again on Jan. 30, 1692, Joost Franz."

4. Jo White Linn, Ancestry of Moore/Rowan Families (1985) (1985), pg. 146-7. "Martin Reyerszen, Van Amsterdam (from Amsterdam) and Annetje Joris de Rapelje j.d. van Breuckelen (a young maiden from Brooklyn) were married 14 May 1663 in the Protestant Dutch Reformed Chruch of Brooklyn by Dominie Selyne who arrived from Amsterdam in 1660 to take charge of the church. Annetje Rapalje was born 8 Feb. 1645 the dau. of Joris Jansen de Rapelje and his wife Catalina Tricot. They had eleven children., Martin Reyerszen died c. 1687; his widow married .... his first wife Gerritje Aukese Van Nuys..... Martin Reyersen from Amsterdam became a member of the church on 27 February 1664. He was serving as deacon of the church on 12 March 1677. The real and personal property of the inhabitants of Breucklen, 20 August 1675 housed in the States General Offices in Amsterdam has the following account: Martin Reyerse 1 poll; 4 horses, 1do of three years, 2 do of 2 years 1 do of 1 year 1 hog; 115 pounds 10 schillings 3 1/2 morgans of land and valley at 180 pounds. Total 170 pounds 10 schillings. In 1676 he was assessed for sixty-three acres of land and property valued at 180 pounds the third highest on the list. In ___ assessed at 122 pounds 10 schillings. He was a magistrate in 1679 and was named in a patent in Flatbush in 1685. He probably died prior to 1687 his name does not appear among those who took the oath of allegiance to England in 1687, but that of his son does..Known children of Martin Reyersen and Annetje Joris de Rapelje their baptismal dates were taken from church records were..."

5. David M. Ricker, Genealogical and Biographical Directory to Persons in New Netherlands From 1613 to 1674 Volumes I, II, III, IV, 2000, CD #11 V011_01V1, Familty Tree Maker's Family Archives, pg. 1230. COMMENTS: Har.= Ricker's History of Harlem; KCo = Bergen's Early Settlers of Kings County, L.I.; CFSev = Seversmith's Colonial Families of Long Island; PA = Pearson's First Settler's of Albany; PS = Pearson's First Settlers of Schnectady; PAT = Nelson's History of The City of Paterson and County of Passaic, N.J.; HHHC = Winfield's History of Hudson County; SCL = Evjen's Scandnavian Immigrants in New York 1660 - 1674 : AnN = Ricker's Annals of Newtown; WP = Davis' Winchester Patriarchs; GNYF = Talcott's Genealogical Notes of New York Families; WNYHS = The New York Abstract of Wills by the New York Historical Society; REC = The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record; NNC = New Netherland Connections. "Family Surname: Ryerson, Ryerse. Immigrant: Marten Reyerszen. Ethnic Orgin: Dutch.. Born: 1637. Native Town: Amsterdam, North Holland. Patronymic: Reyerszen. Approx Arrival: 1663. Settled: Brooklyn L.I. married: 5/14/1663 Brn. Annetie d/o Joris Janszen de Rapalie she m 2nd 1/30/1692 Joost Franszen, wid. of Gertruy Aukes Van Nuys. Patron: Martenszen. Children: JORIS bp. 9/19/1665 NYDC d. 1749 m. 6/26/1690 Flat. Anneken d/o Johannes Schouten wid. of Teunis Dey. They rem. to Bergen by 1708 ch.: Johanna, Dirck, Sarah, Johannes, Martin, Mariitje, Helena, Joris, Lacus, Blandina, Elizabeth, Jane.; RYE b. 1669 d. 1751 m. 5/22/1696 NYDC Rebecca d/o WiIlem VanderSchure. They rem. in 1706 to Hackensack, N.J. Ch: Margarita, Annetje, Martin, Sarah, Jacobus, Elena, Lena, Willem, Johannis; JACOBUS b. 1677 d. c. 1749 m. prob Syntie d/o Jan Gerritszen Dorland. They lived Flatbush L.I. ch.: Antje, Martin, Gerrtje, Jan, prob. Jacob, Jannetje, Syntje; CORNELIS b. 1684 m. c. 1701 Sarah prob. d/o Joris Hanszen Bergen. ch.: Sarah, Martin, Martije, Gerrtje, Bette, Lammetje, George, Antje.; FRANS bp. 8/2/1685 NYDC d. c. 1749 m. c. 1707 Jannetje d/o Theunis Dey ch.: Martin, Theunis, George, Antje, Sarah, Dirck, Johannes, Jannetje, Maritje, Helena; MARRITJE b. 1664; m. Paulus Turck Jr.; SYNTJE bp. 4/2/1682 Brkn.; CATHERINE bp. 1/3/1671 NYDC m. 1st 3/31/1690 Brkn Samuel Berry m. 2nd 6/12/1703 Hack. Paulus Vanderbeek; Sarah bp. 5/30/1673 NYDC m. 12/6/1691 Gerrit Burger; GEERTJE b. 1675 m. Abraham Van Duyne; HELENA b. 1679 m. Jan Van Nuys. Referencee: KCo pg. (story of Marten being a brother of Adriaen is error); The Ryerson Genealogy by. A. W. Ryerson 1916; Brkn, NYDC; The Ryerse - Reyerson Family 1574 - 1994 by. P. Ryerse and T. Ryerson."

6. Family Tree Maker World Family Tree: European Origins, Vol. 1 WFT Vol. 1-12, 1997/1999, CD #802 V802_01, CD #802 V802_01, Tree #45, 44, 756, 287. "45 MARTEN (MARTIN) REYERSZEN was born Abt. 1640 in Amsterdam,Netherlands. He married ANNETJE DE RAPALJE May 14, 1663 in P.R.Dutch Ch., Brooklyn, NY, America daughter of JORIS RAPALJE and CATALYNTJE TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46. Child is: RYER RYERSON b. 1669 d. 1751. - - - - - 44 MARTEN (MARTIN) REYERSZEN was born May 14, 1638 in Amsterdam, North Holland. He married ANNETJE JORISE RAPALJE May 14, 1663 in P.R.Dutch Ch., Brooklyn, NY, America daughter of JORIS RAPALJE and CATALYNTJE TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in New Amsterdam, NY, America Marriage record from Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, NY src: Yrbk of Holland Society of New York, 1897 by T.M. Banta. "First Book of Records of the DR Ch of Brooklyn, NY" pg. 140. The marriage was performed by Dominie Seljin. Witness was Catarina Jeronymus the mother of the bride. Dominie Seljin's careful accounting of the "wedding money" shows that Martin gave him 6 guildelrs for performing the ceremony. At the time of the marriage the congregation was meeting temporarily in a barn. The first building, an octagonal shaped building with a threaded roof was erected for this congreation in 1666 right in the middle of the road which then passed it by on either side...now it is Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY. Marten was active in the Brooklyn Dutch Reformed Church all of his life and served as a deacon there for many years. Children are:MARRITJE RYERSON RYERSON b. 1664; JORIS MARTENSZEN REYERS, b. September 19, 1666 d. 1749; RYER URIAH MARTENSE RYERSON b. 1669 Brooklyn, New York d. 1751; CATALYNTJE RYERSON RYERSON b. January 03, 1670/71; SARA RYERSON b. May 30, 1673; JACOBUS RYERSON b. December 27, 1677; GEERTJE RYERSON b. 1680; HELENA RYERSON b. April 01, 1682; CHILD RYERSON; CORNELIUS RYERSON; ADRIEN RYERSON - - - - - 756 MARTIN RYERSEN or Reynersen. He married ANNETJE RAPALJE 1663 in New York County, Ny. daughter of JORIS RAPALJE and CATALYNTJE TRICO. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in New Amsterdam, New York, Ny - - - - - 287 MARTEN RYERSON was born Abt. 1640 in Holland and died 1687 in Breukelen, NY. He married ANNETJE JORIS DE RAPELJE May 14, 1663,daughter of JORIS DE RAEPLJE and CATALINA TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in Breukelen, NY. and died in Breukelen, NY. Children are: MARRITJE RYERSON b. 1664; JORIS MARTINSE RYERSON b. September 19, 1666 Breukelen, NY d. 1749 Pecquannock, NJ. RYER RYERAON b. 1669 d. 1751; CATHALYNTIE RYERSON b. 1671; SARAH RYERSON b. 1673; GEERTJE RYERSON b. 1675; JACOBUS RYERSON b. 1677; HELENA RYERSON b. 1679; SYNTJE RYERSON b. 1682; CORNELIUS RYERSON b. 1684; FRANS RYERSON b. 1685."

7. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD #701 V701_01 1996 Tree #5490. "1107 MARTEN RYERSON was born Abt. 1640 in Holland, and died 1687 in Breukelen, NY. He married ANNETJE JORIS DE RAPELJE May 14, 1663 daughter of JORIS DE RAEPLJE and CATALINA TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in Breukelen, NY. and died in Breukelen, NY. Children are:MARRITJE RYERSON b. 1664; JORIS MARTINSE RYERSON b. September 19, 1666, Breukelen, NY d. 1749 Pecquannock, NJ.; RYER RYERAON b. 1669 d. 1751; CATHALYNTIE RYERSON b. 1671; SARAH RYERSON b. 1673; GEERTJE RYERSON b. 1675; JACOBUS RYERSON b. 1677; HELENA RYERSON b. 1679; SYNTJE RYERSON b. 1682; CORNELIUS RYERSON b. 1684; FRANS RYERSON b. 1685."

8. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD #702 V702_01 1995 Tree #6251. "6251 MARTIN RYERSON He married ANNETIE DE RAPALIE. She was born 1641 Child is: CATALYNTIE RYERSON CHR: January 03, 1670/71, NJ."

9. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD #703 V703_01 1996 Tree #1321. "1321 ADRIAEN REYERSE was born in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND. Child is: MARTIN G RYERSON b. 1640 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND d. 1684 BROOKLYN, N.Y.-----> 1321 MARTIN G RYERSON was born 1640 in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND and died 1684 in BROOKLYN, N.Y. He married ANNETJE ROGELIJE-DE RAPELYIE daughter of JORIS DE RAPELIJE and CATALINA TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46, Magistrate, N.J.; Landowner from Hollnad to Wallabout L.I. abt. 1647 now the Brooklyn Naval Yards; Settled Bergen co. N. J. now Morris co. N. J. Child is JOHANNA RYERSON---->1321 JOHANNA RYERSON She married JOHANN WESSELS he came frim Hilland 1700’s settled New Amsterdam, N.Y. child is: WESSEL WESSELS b. March 28, 1715 d. June 14, 1789 BUR 15TH 1789 married (1) MARIA VAN ANTWERPEN 1735 daughter of ARENT VAN ANTWERPEN and SARAH VAN EPPS. She was born April 18, 1716 - - - - - 6218 ADRIAEN REYERSE was born in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND. Child is: MARTIN G RYERSON b. 1640 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND d. 1684 BROOKLYN, N.Y.----> MARTIN G RYERSON was born 1640 in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND and died 1684 in BROOKLYN, N.Y. He married ANNETJE ROGELIJE-DE RAPELYIE daughter of JORIS DE RAPELIJE and CATALINA TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46. MAGISTRATE, N.J. LANDOWNER FROM HOLLAND TU WALLABOUT L.I. ABT.1647 NOW THE BROOKLYN NAVAL YARDS. SETTLED BERGEN CO. N.J. NOW MORRIS CO. N.J. Child is: JOHANNA RYERSON ----> JOHANNA RYERSON She married JOHANAS WESSELS Child is: WESSEL WESSELS b. March 28, 1715; d. June 14, 1789. He married MARIA VAN ANTWERPEN 1735, daughter of ARENT VAN ANTWERPEN and SARAH VAN EPPS. She was born April 18, 1716."

10. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD #704 V704_01 1996 Tree #3455, 3702. "3455 MARTEN REYERS was born. He married ANNETJE RAPALIE May 14, 1663 in Brooklyn NY daughter of JORIS RAPALJE and CATALYNTIE TRICO. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in Brooklyn, NY THE AMERICAN GENEALOGIST; Vol 35 - - - - - 3702 MARTEN REYERSEN He married ANNETJE RAPALJE Marten and Annetje had five children Child is: GEERTJE MARTENS REYERSEN b. Abt. 1675 m. ABRAHAM GERRETSE VAN DUYN March 16, 1695/96 N.Y. b. Abt. 1672 Zwolle, Holland d. July 16, 1750 Towaco, N.J. - - - -3055 MARTIN RYERSE He married ANNETJE RAPLEJE daughter of JORIS RAPELJE and CATALYNTJE TRIKO. She was born February 08, 1645/46 - - - - - 724 MARTEN RYERSE He married ANNETJE JORIS RAPALJE, daughter of JORES/JORIS DE RAPALJE and CATALYNTIE TRICO. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in New Amsterdam, NY. CHR: February 11, 1645/46 New Amsterdam, NY - - - - - 3551 MARTIN RYERSON was born Abt. 1646. He married ANNETJE RAPALJE Abt. 1670 daughter of JORIS RAPALJE and CATALYNTJE JERONIMUS. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in NEW AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK, NY. Child is: CORNELIUS RYERSON b. 1683 BROOKLYN, KINGS, NY." Comment: Also Tree #3055, 724, 3551.

11. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD #705 V705_01 1996 Tree #3121. "3121 MARTEN REYERSZEN. He married ANNETTJE JORIS DE RAPELJE May 14, 1663 in Protestant Dutch Reformed Church. She was born February 08, 1645/46, and died Abt. 1687. On the 14th day of May, A.D. 1663 Marten Reyerszen, Van Amsterdam (from Amsterdam) and Annetje Joris de Rapelje, j. d. Van Brueckelen (Ann the daughter of George de Rapelje) J.d. ( a young maiden of brooklyn) were married in the Protestant Reformed Dutch Church of Brooklyn. One Catalina Jeronymus was a witness to the ceremony. They were married by Donimie Selyns, who came from Amsterdam in 1660 and took charge of the "Breuckelen" Church. Annetje re-married on January 30, 1692, after Marten's death to Joost Franz who came to this country from Amsterdam in 1654. He was a widower. His 1st wife was Geertje Aukese Van Nuys. Children are: MARRITJE (MARY OR MARTHA) RYERSZEN b. Bef. November 16, 1664; JORIS RYERSON b. Bef. September 19, 1666 d. 1749; RYERS REYERSZEN, b. Abt. 1669 d. 1751; CATHALYNTIE "CATHERINE" REYERSZEN b. Abt. January 03, 1670/71; SARAH REYERSZEN b. Abt. May 30, 1673; GEERTJE "CHARITY" REYERSZEN b. 1675; JACOBUS REYERSZEN b. Abt. December 27, 1677 d. Abt. 1749; HELENA REYERSZEN b. Abt. 1679; SYNTJE "CYNTHIA" REYERSZEN b. Abt. April 02, 1682; CORNELIUS REYERSZEN b. 1684; FRANS REYERSZEN b. August 02, 1685 d. 1749."

12. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD &06 V706_01 1996 Tree #3334. "3334 ADRIAEN RYERSON was born Abt. 1610 in Amsterdam, Holland, and died Aft. 1646 in Flatbush, NY. He married ANNETJE SCHENCK. She was born 1610 in Amsterdam, N Holland. Child is: MARTIN RYERSON, b. May 14, 1638, Amsterdam, Holland d. 1687, Of Wallabout, Long Island, New York.----->MARTIN RYERSON was born May 14, 1638 in Amsterdam, Holland, and died 1687 in Of Wallabout, Long Island, New York. He married ANNETJE DE RAPPALJE 1663 in Wallabout, Long Island, New York, daughter of JORIS DE RAPPALJE and CATALYNTE TRICO. She was born February 08, 1645/46 in New Amsterdam Dc, Now Nyc, NY, Child is: CATHARINE RYERSON b. January 03, 1670/71 Brooklyn, Kings, NY d. Abt. 1760 Pompton Plains, NJ."

13. Family Tree Maker Family World Tree, CD #703 V703_01 1996 Tree #1321. "1321 ADRIAEN REYERSE was born in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND. Child is: MARTIN G RYERSON b. 1640 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND d. 1684 BROOKLYN, N.Y.-----> 1321 MARTIN G RYERSON was born 1640 in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND and died 1684 in BROOKLYN, N.Y. He married ANNETJE ROGELIJE-DE RAPELYIE daughter of JORIS DE RAPELIJE and CATALINA TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46, Magistrate, N.J.; Landowner from Holland to Wallabout L.I. abt. 1647 now the Brooklyn Naval Yards; Settled Bergen co. N. J. now Morris co. N. J. Child is JOHANNA RYERSON---->1321 JOHANNA RYERSON She married JOHANN WESSELS he came from Holland 1700?s settled New Amsterdam, N.Y. child is: WESSEL WESSELS b. March 28, 1715 d. June 14, 1789 BUR 15TH 1789 married (1) MARIA VAN ANTWERPEN 1735 daughter of ARENT VAN ANTWERPEN and SARAH VAN EPPS. She was born April 18, 1716 - - - - - 6218 ADRIAEN REYERSE was born in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND. Child is: MARTIN G RYERSON b. 1640 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND d. 1684 BROOKLYN, N.Y.----> MARTIN G RYERSON was born 1640 in AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND and died 1684 in BROOKLYN, N.Y. He married ANNETJE ROGELIJE-DE RAPELYIE daughter of JORIS DE RAPELIJE and CATALINA TRICOT. She was born February 08, 1645/46. MAGISTRATE, N.J. LANDOWNER FROM HOLLAND TU WALLABOUT L.I. ABT.1647 NOW THE BROOKLYN NAVAL YARDS. SETTLED BERGEN CO. N.J. NOW MORRIS CO. N.J. Child is: JOHANNA RYERSON ----> JOHANNA RYERSON She married JOHANAS WESSELS Child is: WESSEL WESSELS b. March 28, 1715; d. June 14, 1789. He married MARIA VAN ANTWERPEN 1735, daughter of ARENT VAN ANTWERPEN and SARAH VAN EPPS. She was born April 18, 1716."

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• from the Cornelius Mitchell genealogy: MARTIN RYERSEN (456) Martin or Marten Ryerson is the first ancestor in this line of whom we have any record. He and his brother Adrian emigrated from Amsterdam, Holland in 1646. Martin settled in Brooklyn. On the 14th day of May A.D. 1663 Marten Reyerszen, Van Amsterdam (from Amsterdam) and Annetje Joris De Rapelje, j . d . Van Breuckelen (Annetje a maiden daughter of George Rapelje of Brooklyn) were married in the Protestant Reformed Dutch Church of Brooklyn. One Catalina Jeronymus was a witness to the ceremony. They were married by Dominie Selyns, who came from Amsterdam in 1660 and took charge of the Breuckelen Church. Martin was on the assessment rolls of Brooklyn in 1675, ^6~j6 and 1683. He was a member of the Brooklyn Church in 1677, was a magistrate in 1679, constable in 1682 and was named on the patent of Flatbush in 1685, to which place he may have moved. Annetje (Rapelje) Reyerson (457) was born February 8, 1646. They had eleven children.

"Several generations later, John and Jacob Ryerson inherited family farmland in Wallabout. The brothers also owned farmland in Flatlands on New Lots Road near Kings Highway. Also, a Ryerson family homestead was located on what is now the Parade Grounds in Prospect Park."

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(KBS) Lived in New Amsterdam, then Brooklyn, NY. Emigrated in 1646 to New Amsterdam from Amsterdam. Moved to Brooklyn in 1654. Married at Dut. Ref. Church, Brooklyn, by Dominie Selns. (Eld.-Dutcher Gen.) On Brooklyn assessment rolls 1675, 1676, 1683. Was a member of Dutch Ch. in Brooklyn. He served there as Magistrate in 1679, as Constable in 1682. Family name spelled Reyersen through all 4 generations. (Rap. Gen.) Marte Ryerse, --------------------

(KBS) Lived in New Amsterdam, then Brooklyn, NY.
Emigrated in 1646 to New Amsterdam from Amsterdam. Moved to Brooklyn in 1654.  Married at Dut. Ref. Church, Brooklyn, by Dominie Selns.
(Eld.-Dutcher Gen.) On Brooklyn assessment rolls 1675, 1676, 1683. Was a member of Dutch Ch. in Brooklyn.  He served there as Magistrate in 1679, as Constable in 1682.  Family name spelled Reyersen through all 4 generations.
(Rap. Gen.) Marte Ryerse,
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Marten Ryerson's Timeline

1637
November 23, 1637
1638
May 14, 1638
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
1664
November 1664
Age 26
1666
September 19, 1666
Age 28
Brooklyn, Kings, New York
1669
1669
Age 30
Brooklyn, Kings, New York
1670
1670
Age 31
Brooklyn (Wallabout), Kings, New York, United States
1671
January 3, 1671
Age 32
Brooklyn, King, New York, United States
1675
1675
Age 36
Brooklyn, Kings, New York
1683
1683
Age 44
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA
1685
August 2, 1685
Age 47
New Amersterdam, Brooklin, United States