Joachim Ketelhuyn

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Joachim Ketelhuyn

Birthplace: Grimmen, Mecklenburg, Germany
Death: Died in Ft Orange, Albany, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Joachim II Ketel and Mrs. Joachim Ketelhuyn
Husband of Anna Ketelhuyn
Father of Rachel Jochemse van der Heyden; Daniel Ketelhuyn; William Ketelhuyn and David Ketelhuyn
Brother of Jeremiah "Jeremy" Kettle Sr. and Johannes Kettle

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About Joachim Ketelhuyn

Joachim Ketelhuyn left Mechlenburg during the Thirty Years War and drifted to Amsterdam, Holland where he boarded the ship "De Houttyn" for New Amsterdam on 6 Jun.1642. He landed at Fort Orange (Albany) on 11 Aug.1642. Deborah Ketelhuyn, Maria Bratt and Maria's son, Johannes were captured by French Indians and taken to Quebec. Maria's husband, Barentse Bratt, David and Johanna Ketelhuyn, and three of Deborah Ketelhuyn's children were all killed during this massacre on 20 Oct. 1711, at their homestead. Daniel Ketelhuyn went to Quebec and ransomed back his wife, sister and nephew.

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Grimmen, Mecklenburg, Germany
Age 35
Albany, NY, USA
Age 41
Albany, New York
Age 49
Ft Orange, Albany, New York