Class Ripse Van Dam

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Class Ripse Van Dam

Dutch: Claasz Rippe Van Dam
Also Known As: "Nicolaas", "Claas", "Claes"
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: The Netherlands
Death: between 1686 and 1709 (49-99)
Albany County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rip van Dam and Mary van Dam
Husband of Maria Van Dam
Father of Cataryna Claes Van Dam, (Wife #2); Governor Rip Van Dam and Deborah VAN DAM

Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Private User
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About Class Ripse Van Dam

According to Valentine's Manuel, Rip Van Dam, Governor of New York, was supposed to be the son of Jacob Van Dam, prominent in the New Netherlands under Governor Stuyvesant.

Mr. Pearson, author of the Early Settlers of Albany Co., N. Y., says... that the parents of Rip Van Dam were Class Ripse Van Dam and his wife Maria Bord.

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Class Ripse Van Dam's Timeline

The Netherlands
October 3, 1655
Age 45
October 3, 1660
Age 50
Albany County, New York, United States
Age 76
Albany County, New York, United States