Swaentje Janse

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Swaentje Janse

Birthplace: Ruiner,Drenthe,,Netherlands
Death: Died in Flatbush, L. I. ,New York,USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jan Puten
Wife of Cornelis Adriaens Andriaens Bleijck; Tobias Clouck; Joris Felton; Cornelis De Potter and Jan Gerritse de Potter Stryker
Mother of Gommarus Bleijck; Pietertge Bleijck; Adriaen Bleijck; Cornelis Bleijck; Grietje Bleijck and 3 others

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About Swaentje Janse

Read the research about 'Swaentje Jans and her Five Husbands' here (The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, July 1998). Swaentje arrived with husband Cornelis de Potter and stepdaughter Elisabeth de Potter in New Netherland July 9, 1651. They were in Amsterdam (Holland) on March 18, 1651, after returning from Batavia (Jakarta). The information below may have to be revised.

Swaentje Jans was born circa 1600 at Niedersachsen, Germany.

She married Cornelis Andriaens before 1626.

She married Tobias Clouck in 1640 at Batavia, Java, East Indies.

She married Joris Velten in 1641 at Batavia, Java, East Indies.

She published marriage intentions on 22-Jan-1643 at Batavia, Java, East Indies.

She married Jan Strijcker, son of Gerrit Stryker and Altje Lucasdochter, on 30-Apr-1679 at Flatbush, Kings County, New York.

She died in 1686. She was buried at Dutch Reformed Church Churchyard, Flatbush, Kings County, New York. Her estate was probated on 2-May-1692.

    She was also known as Swaentje Janse , Swantje Jones ,  Swantje Jans. 

She left a will on 31-Mar-1676 at Kings County, New York.


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Swaentje Janse's Timeline

June 21, 1626
Age 26
Jakarta, Indonesia
November 7, 1627
Age 27
Jakarta, Indonesia
August 24, 1631
Age 31
Jakarta, Indonesia
March 17, 1633
Age 33
Jakarta, Indonesia
April 22, 1635
Age 35
Age 36
Batavia, Java, East Indies.
January 19, 1640
Age 40
Jakarta Capital Region, Indonesia
June 5, 1641
Age 41
Jakarta Capital Region, Indonesia
January 16, 1643
Age 43
Batavia, Indonesia