Jacob Herman Rutgers

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Jacob Herman Rutgers

Birthplace: Albany, New York, USA
Death: 1730 (75-84)
Rosendale, Ulster, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Rutger Jacobsen van Schoonrewoerd; Rutger Jacobsen van Schoenderwert and Tryntje Janse Jacobsen
Husband of Marritje Hansen Bergen
Father of Catherine Hardenburgh; Grietjen Bergjen Nottingham; Jacob Rutsen, Jr.; Johannes "John" Rutsen and Margaret Bergen Rutsen
Brother of Grietje Schutt (Jacobs); Maria Rutgers; Harmen Rutgers; Grietje Jacobs; Engeltie Angelica Van Schoenderwoert and 3 others
Half brother of Grietje Rutgers

Occupation: Colonel, Lt. Colonel
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About Jacob Herman Rutgers


1. David M. Ricker, Genealogical and Biographical Directory to Persons in New Netherlands From 1613 to 1674 Volumes I, II, III, IV, 2000, CD #11 V011_01V1, Familty Tree Maker's Family Archives, pg. 1222.

COMMENTS: Har.= Ricker's History of Harlem; KCo = Bergen's Early Settlers of Kings County, L.I.; CFSev = Seversmith's Colonial Families of Long Island; PA = Pearson's First Settler's of Albany; PS = Pearson's First Settlers of Schnectady; PAT = Nelson's History of The City of Paterson and County of Passaic, N.J.; HHHC = Winfield's History of Hudson County; SCL = Evjen's Scandnavian Immigrants in New York 1660 - 1674 : AnN = Ricker's Annals of Newtown; WP = Davis' Winchester Patriarchs; GNYF = Talcott's Genealogical Notes  of New York Families; WNYHS = The New York Abstract of Wills by the New York Historical Society; REC = The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record; NNC = New Netherland Connections. 
  • "Family Surname: Rutgers, Rutsen;
  • Immigrant: Rutger Jacobszen;
  • Ethnic Origin: Dutch;
  • Native town: Schoonderwoert, South Holland;
  • Patronymic: Jacobszen;
  • settled: Rensselaerswyck, Beveerwyck, Albany, N.Y.;
  • died 1665 at Albany, N.Y.;
  • Patron: Rutgerszen;
  • HARMEN b. c. 1650 d. 1711 m. Catrina d/o Anthony de Hooges they lived Albany and New York City ch. Anthony, Elsie, Harman. this family used Rutgers surname;
  • prob JACOB b. 1650 d. 1730 m. prior to 1678 Marytje Hansen they settled at Kingston but rem. by 1700 to Roosendaal, Ulster co. ch: Sara, Jacob, Johannes, Engeltie, Rutger, Catherine, Marietje, Margaret, Annetje. used Rutsen surname; * ENGLETJE bp. 4/10/1650 NYDC m. c. 1671 Melchert s/o Abrahamszen Pieterszenn Van Deusen;
  • MARGARITA b. _ m. 1/2/1667 Albany Jan Janszen Bleecker.

References: Rec. Vol. 17 pg. 82-5 Vol. 55 pg. 358 Vol. 67 pg. 7-11; NGSQ Vol. XLI pg. 7-8; PA pg. 93-4; Scl pg. 214-5; SRwk pg. 12; DHM Vol. XXXI No. 3 Oct. 1966 Vol. XLI No. 3 Oct 1966 pg. 9; DHHV pg. 216-8; UCW Vol. I pg. 106; Ancestors of Edward Irving Eldredge and His wife... by J. C. Frost pg. 80-2."

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Jacob Herman Rutgers's Timeline

Albany, New York, USA
October 14, 1676
New Amsterdam, Queens, New York, United States
Kingston, Ulster Couty, Province of New York
November 11, 1683
Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States
August 24, 1690
Kingston, Ulster County, New York, United States
November 5, 1693
Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA
Age 80
Rosendale, Ulster, New York, USA