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Claas Jansen Schouw

Also Known As: "Swits", "Claes Smits", "Claes Rademaker", "Claes Jansen Schouw"
Birthplace: Zierickzee, , , Holland
Death: Died in Turtle Bay, Nassau, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelis Claeszen Swits and Ariaentje Cornelisz Trommels
Husband of N.N. N.N. and Arentie
Father of Cornelis Claes Swits and Gillisje Claese Schouw

Occupation: wheelwright
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About Claas Jansen Schouw

Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664, Volume 8 edited by John Franklin Jameson > " The Murder Of Claes Smits page 275 " and page 213

the following from''' Claes Jansen Schouw b. before 1580, d. August 1641

• Claes Jansen Schouw was possibly born before 1580 at Netherlands.

  1. He died in August 1641; killed by an Indian whose uncle had been murdered by a group of Dutchmen some years before.2

Also known as Claes Swits.1


  1. Gillisje Claese Schouw+1 b. bt 1600 - 1610
  2. Cornelis Claes Swits+ b. bt 1610 - 1620, d. 9 Nov 1655


  1. [S1631] Prentiss Glazier, Van de Bogart Family, Dutchess Co., N.Y. (Sarasota, Fla.: typed manuscript, 1974), p.1. Hereinafter cited as Van de Bogart Family, Dutchess Co.
  2. [S3357] James N. Churchyard, "Cornelis Claes Swits and Ariaantje C. Trommels", New Netherland Connections Vol. 5, page 82 (2000). Hereinafter cited as "Cornelis Claes Swits and Ariaantje C. Trommels."
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Claas Jansen Schouw's Timeline

Zierickzee, , , Holland
Age 1
Age 27
Zierikzee, Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, Netherlands
November 1, 1641
Age 51
Turtle Bay, Nassau, NY, USA