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Aeltje Braconie

Also Known As: "Eli", "Aeltje Brookhange", "Aeltje Brackhonge", "Aeltje Brackunell"
Birthplace: Netherlands
Death: Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, Province of New York
Place of Burial: Dutch Churchyard, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Immediate Family:

Daughter of N.N. Brackconje and N.N. Braconie
Wife of Thomas Badie; Cornelius Lambertse Cool and Willem Bredenbent
Mother of Thomas Badye; Maritje Thomas van der Beeck; Maria Thomas Badie; Aeltje Cornelisse Cool; Pietertje Cornelis Cool and 1 other

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About Aeltje Braconie

Aeltje Braconie - Abt 1588 - 1670

  • Her maiden name is also listed as Brookhange and Braconie.
  • Family Search Record(s): AFN: C055-SP


1644 04 Sep; Wilhem Bredenbent, jm van Ceulen; Aeltje Braconie, wid Cornelis Lamberts

  • NA DRC marriages 1639-1801


Aeltje/Alten Brackhoengie/Braconie//Brackonnie/Brackonye/Brackhoengie/Bricone/ Breckanne/Brackhonge/Braconnie/Braconye (b. 1589, d. ca. 1684, age 95, Brooklyn, (prob Flatbush) NY, bur. Churchyard in Brooklyn, with dau, g-d and her g-d's husband Adam Brouwer).

She m1. 1606, Thomas Baddie, of France, b. 1585-87;

She m2. 1637, Cornelis Lambertse Cool (d. ca. Nov 1643),

she m3. Sep 4, 1644, Willem Bredenbent/Bredenbend/Braden-Bent, from Cologne (no issue).

Bradenbent was School Fiscaal - 1638, New Amsterdam. Schepen, Brooklyn - 1654..1664. He owned a farm at Gravesend. No children. She was, at the time of her death, the wealthiest individual living in the Province of New York. Thomas was the Treasurer of The Dutch West India Company. Cornelis had daughters, who m. Gerret Wolfertszen Van Couwenhoven, and Claes Jansen van Enden, who were covered by a pre-nuptual agreement of Aeltje's m3, with respect to his property, including a plantation in Gowanus.

She probably came to America with her daughter, Mary before 1636.

Stoothoff Family Tree lists Aeltie's mother as unknown. Lists Altien Brackhonge as her step-mother. (tree from Milton Haase)

Aeltje Brackonje is NOT the mother of Aeltje Cool. Aeltje Brackhonje is Aeltje Cool's step-mother.. The name of Aeltje Cool's mother is not known, as she died in Holland before Cornelis Cool emigrated to New Amsterdam.
Born 1589, died c.1684, age 95, Brooklyn NY, buried Churchyard in Brooklyn, with dau, g-d and her g-d's husband Adam Brouwer).


Aeltje was married three times: 1) 1606, Thomas Baddie [II], of French descent, b. 1585-87 (two children – Thomas [III] and Marrietje) 2) 1637, Cornelius Lambertse Cool (d. ca. Nov 1643) 3) Sept 4, 1644, Willem Bredenbent/Bredenbend/Braden-Bent, from Cologne (no children).


She probably came to New Amsterdam about 1630 with her daughter Marrietje (Mary) and son Thomas [III]. At the time of her death, she was the wealthiest individual living in the Province of New York.

could be Altien, Ali , Eli could be Braconie

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Aeltje Braconie's Timeline

Netherlands (prob.)
Age 19
Age 19
Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
Age 26
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Age 33
Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Age 35
June 22, 1670
Age 81