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Annetje Pieterse Wyckoff

Also Known As: "Annetie Pieters", "Annetje Wyckoff", "Annetje Schenck", "Anna Wyckoff"
Birthplace: New Amsterdam, NY
Death: Died in Flatlands, Kings, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pieter Claesen Wyckoff; Grietje Cornelisse Wyckoff and Grietje Cornelis van Nes
Wife of Jan Martense Schenck; Roelef Martense Schenck; Adrian Pieters Kenne and Roelof Martense Schenck
Mother of Margaretta Roelofs van Couwenhoven; Jacob Kinney; Grat Laurens Kinney; Gerrit Roelofsen Schenck; Neeltje Roelofse Schenck and 4 others
Sister of Claes (Nicolas) Pieterse Wyckoff; Margrietje Pieterse Brouwer; Mayken Pieterse Wyckoff; Cornelius Pieterse Wyckoff; Hendrick Pieterse Wyckoff and 8 others

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About Annatje Pieterse Wyckoff

  • Annetje Pieterse Wyckoff (1650–1688) m. Roelof Martensen Schenck, Captain (1619–1704)
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  • Pieter Claesen Wyckoff (January 25, 1625 – June 30, 1694) was a farmer and landowner in Kings County, New York. All references to the name Wyckoff, including many variations in spelling, can be traced to his family.

Meaning of the surname

  • When the British took over the Dutch colony in 1664, Pieter Claesen adopted the fixed surname of Wyckoff. Most commonly accepted is that he chose this name as in Dutch "Wyk" means parish or magistrate and "hof" means court.

Birth and emigration

  • Pieter Claesen was born in the village of Norden in the Holy Roman Empire (present day East Friesland, Germany). Pieter emigrated to America in 1637, as an indentured servant to Kiliaen van Rensselaer, in Rensselaerswyck (now Albany, New York). After Claesen worked off his indenture, he labored as a tenant farmer, leasing land from the Rensselaer patroonship.

Marriage and children

  • He married Grietje Van Ness (c. 1625-c. 1701) around 1645. Their first two children were born in Rensselearwyck but he moved to New Amersfoort (present day Flatlands, Brooklyn).


  1. Nicholas Pieterse Wyckoff (1646–1714) m. Sara Monfoort (1656–1704)
  2. Margrietje Pieterse Wyckoff (c. 1648–?) m. Matthys Brouwer
  3. Annetje Pieterse Wyckoff (1650–1688) m. Roelof Martensen Schenck, Captain (1619–1704)
  4. Mayken Pieterse Wyckoff (1653–1721) m. Willem Willemsen (c. 1637- c. 1722), son of Willem Gerritsen and Mary -----
  5. Willemptje Pieterse Wyckoff (c. 1654 – c. 1693) m. Adrian Pieterse Kenne
  6. Cornelius Pieterse Wyckoff (c. 1656–1746) m. Gertje Charity Van Arsedalen
  7. Hendrick Pieterse Wyckoff (c. 1658–?)
  8. Geertje Pieterse Wyckoff (c. 1660 – c. 1711) m. Christoffel Janse Romeyn (c. 1641- c. 1748)
  9. Garret Pieterse Wyckoff (1662–1701) m. Catherine Johanna Nevius
  10. Marten Pieterse Wyckoff (c. 1663 – c. 1699) m. Hanna Willemse (c. 1660- c.1724), dau. of Willem Gerritsen and Mary -----

.# Jan Pieterse Wyckoff (1665 – c. 1730) m. Neeltje Williamse Couwenhoven


  • There are references indicating that Pieter Claesen signed a contract "to superintend the Bowery and cattle of Peter Stuyvesant in New Amersfoort" in 1655.


  • He died in 1694 and his body may be buried under the Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church at the juncture of Flatbush Avenue and Kings Highway in Brooklyn.

She was also known as Annetje Pieterse Wychoff. She was also known as Annetje Wycoff. She was also known as Netje Wyckoff.

Roelof Martense Schenck (son of Martin Schenck and ) was born 1619 in: Amersfoort,Utrecht,Netherlands. He died 1705 in: New Amersfort (Flatlands), Long Island (Other spouses: )

Roelof Martense Schenck married Annetje (Anna) Piterse Wyckoff on .

Annetje (Anna) Piterse Wyckoff (daughter of Pieter Claesen (Nicholas) Wyckoff and Grietje (Margaret) VanNess) was born . She died . (Other spouses: )

They had the following children:

Margaretta Schenck born: 9 FEB 1677/78 . died: 6 DEC 1751

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Annatje Pieterse Wyckoff's Timeline

November 27, 1650
New Amsterdam, NY
November 27, 1650
Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
November 27, 1650
New Amsterdam, , Ny
November 27, 1650
New Amsterdam, , New York, United States
November 27, 1650
New Amsterdam, New York
November 27, 1650
New York, New York
November 27, 1650
New York, New York
November 27, 1650
New Amsterdam, New York
November 27, 1650
Monmouth, New Jersey, New Amsterdam
Age 14
Flatlands, Long Island, New York