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Jacob Van Vranken

Birthplace: Schenectady, Albany, New York, United States
Death: before circa December 10, 1817
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Claas Gerritse van Vranken and Geertruy Johannese Pierterse Quackenbosch
Husband of Margarita van Vranken
Father of Claas Gerritse J. van Vranken
Brother of Gerrit van Vranken; Elizabeth Wyngart; MacHtelt Bovee; Adriaantje Clute; Sarah van Vranken and 6 others

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About Jacob Van Vranken

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A119244

SOURCE: Van Vranken Van Frank Geneology, Roberta (Bobbi) Dodge 2005, page 4:20

Jacob VAN VRANKEN, son of Claas G. (8), bp. 22 Jun 1729 in Schenectady, Schenectady, NY, will (V-A, p. 363, Schenectady) wr. 26 Oct 1812, pr. 10 Dec 1817, of Niskayuna, m. 17 Jul 1758 in Schenectady, to Margaretta, dau of Comelis & Jacomintje (VIELE) POOTMAN/PUTMAN, b. 13 Jan 1732, bp. 30 Jan 1732, of "Onestoughjoona" (Niskayuna). Jacob was a private in the Revolution.

Children: All bp. in Schenectady.

1. Claas/Nicholas J. b. 27 Jan 1761 in Niskayuna, bp. 15 Feb 1761 [2].

2. Cornelis J. b. 11 Oct 1767.

3. Petrus J. b. 2 Jul 1773, bp. 18 Jul 1773.

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Jacob Van Vranken's Timeline

June 22, 1729
Schenectady, Albany, New York, United States
January 27, 1761
Age 31
NIskayuna, Schenectady, New York, United States
December 10, 1817
Age 88
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States