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Anne Merlet

Birthdate: (15)
Birthplace: Staten Island, English-occupied Nieuw-Nederland (present New York)
Death: August 25, 1681 (15)
Hellsgate, (Present New York City), Province of New York (Drowned - along with a friend - after canoe capsized in the East River)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gedeon "La Plante" Merlet and Marguerite Martijn
Sister of Josias Merlet; Esechias Merlet; Marie Merlet; Paulus Merlet; Abraham Marlette and 1 other

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About Anne Merlet

From the Mellott-Eastman family tree:

Birth 1666 Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA


Gender Female

Died 25 Aug 1681 Hellsgate, , New York, USA

Person ID P3281741191

Mellott - Eastman Family Tree

Last Modified 20 May 2009


Father Gedeon La Plante Merlet,

b. Feb 1624, Champagne, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France ,

d. Feb 1683, Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA

Mother Margaret Martin,

b. 1622, Limbourg, Liege, Belgium ,

d. 25 Aug 1681, Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA

Married 21 Aug 1644

Walloon Church, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Family ID F47 Group Sheet


1.[S3585957191] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.

From her father's page on the Mellott-Eastman family tree:

One more child, Anne Merlet was born after arriving in New Amsterdam.

Source: NY ABSTRACTS OF WILLS: LIBER 19 B, p. 427. "Chirurgeon's report about the death of Mary Marshall and Anne Marlett, New York, August 25, 1681. These are to certify that I, being requested by John Collier, Coroner, to view and search the dead bodies of Mary Marshall and Ann Marlett, doe declare that after strict search and enquiry, I find no other accident to have occasioned their sudden death, but being overset in a canoe and thus drowned. George Lockhart. Return of Coroner's Jury that they were accidentally drowned. Action in New York, this 25 August, 1681. John Lawrence, Jr., Paul Richards, Henry Filkin."

Ann Marlett and her friend Mary Marshall drowned while trying to ride a canoe in Hellsgate, in New York's East River.

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Anne Merlet's Timeline

Staten Island, English-occupied Nieuw-Nederland (present New York)
August 25, 1681
Age 15
(Present New York City), Province of New York