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Johannes Delamater

Also Known As: "Jan Delamater", "John Delemater"
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, America
Death: March 02, 1744 (58)
New York, New York, America
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Son of Isaac Delamater, le Maister and Cornelia Evertse Delameter
Husband of Annatje Delamater
Father of Anna Waldron; ? (unknown) Kortright and Cornelia Myer
Brother of Hester Van Ness, (Wife #2); Susannah Waldron; Evertje Verveelen; Isaac Delamater, Jr.; Abraham De La Matre and 4 others

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About John Delamater

  • Revised history of Harlem (city of New York). Its origin and early annals, prefaced by home scenes in the fatherlands; or, notices of its founders before emigration. Also, sketches of numerous families and the recovered history of the land-titles .. (1904)
  • Isaac Delamater (4), (son of Glaude), was born 1658, at Flatbush, and married about 1681, Cornelia Everts (Van Ness), of Albany, a sister of Rebecca Everts, wife of Jerome Barheyt, of that place. Both Isaac and wife united with the church at New York, December 3, 1681, though living at Harlem, where he was afterward a deacon. Later he served the town as a commissioner, also a constable. Isaac obtained the upper half of his father's farm on Montanye's Flat, called six morgen, or twelve acres. He leased it, with house, garden, orchard, and half the meadow, to Jan Tibout, February 13, 1688, for 12 years. Isaac drew lot No. 11, Jochem Pieters' Hills, which he sold to
  • Jan Dyckman. He resumed his farm, and occupied it as late as December 3, 1726, on which date he conveyed all his lands to his son John. He, or his son Isaac, bought No. 6, New Lots, from Nicholas Kortright, in 1729, and sold it in 1731 to Johannes Waldron.
    • 26. Hester, baptized April 7, 1683, at Albany, married first Simon Van Ness, from that place, January 15, 1701, but in 1716 a farmer at Newark, N. J., and second, Frans Spuys, October 4, 1733.
    • 27. Evertie (Titje), baptized January 14, 1685, married Bernardus Verveelen, April 6, 1713, had eight children.
    • 28. John (Jan), baptized January 16, 1687, married Annatje Waldron, June 11, 1714, had ten children, and died about 1743.
    • 29. Abraham, baptized March 29, 1693, married Catharine, daughter of Johannes Benson, February 21, 1718, had four children, and died December 8, 1771. Was owner from 1727 to 1742 of the Louvre, or Jones' Woods Farm. He lived for some years at Tappan, N. Y., but returned to New York, where he died.
    • 30. Isaac, baptized March 29, 1693, married Belitie Waldron, August 9, 1717, had four children.
    • 31. Rebecca, baptized November 25, 1696, married Captain Isaac Delamater, October 20, 1717, had fourteen children.
    • 32. Jacob, born April 9, 1699.
    • 33. Susannah, who married Johannes B. Waldron, June 5, 1719, had five children.
    • 34. Cornelia, who married Cornelius Quackenbos, June 16, 1726, had one child.
  • JACOBUS (7), (SON OF GLAUDE), HAD ISSUE: .... etc.
  • John Delamater (28), baptized January 16, 1687, married June 11, 1714, Anneke, daughter of Johannes Waldron, and in 1718 was elected constable. In 1715 he bought the property of his aunt, Aeltie Vermilye, who removed to Westchester. This
  • consisted of lot No. 5, of 1691, and her drafts in the four divisions, 31 acres in all, with a village seat. In 1719 he added 30 acres from Matthew Benson (since in the Samson A. Benson farm), and next, in 1726, his father's lands, giving him a total of 99 acres. In 1729 he sold four acres (the Vermilye First Division) to Johannes Waldron, and in 1737 the 30 acres aforesaid, to Adolph Benson. The rest of his lands, 65 acres, in which was included the farm on Montanye's Flat, and said lot No. 5, he sold March 15, 1742, to Arent Kortright, who afterward married his daughter. John Delamater died soon after, and on March 24, 1744, his will was admitted to probate, and his son-in-law, Myer, allowed to administer.
    • 86. Anneke (Anna), born July 15, 1715, married Samuel Waldron, of Newtown, April 25, 1735, had eight children.
    • 87. John, born August 10, 1717, married Elizabeth Post, had seven children. He a carpenter of New York.
    • 88. Samuel, born October 3, 1725, married Catalina, daughter of Benjamin Waldron, October 3, 1756, had six children. He "of the Out Ward, cordwainer." Not mentioned in his father's will, 1736.
    • 89. Isaac, born November 12, 1727, married Anna Pearse (Antje Peers), had five children, and died February 4, 1790.
    • 90. Cornelia, who married John Myer, Jr., had three children.
    • 91. Susannah, who married Isaac Day. Joined church at Hackensack, N. J., May 22, 1742. He a blacksmith at Hackensack, later went to Harlem, where he kept Day Tavern.
    • 92. Margaret, who married Aaron Kortright, had three children.
    • 93. Rebecca, who married Lewis Williams, had seven children.
    • 94. Hester.
    • 95. Sarah.
  • ABRAHAM (29), (SON OF ISAAC), HAD ISSUE: .... etc.
  • Johannes Waldron (8), (son of Resolved), married April 25, 1690, Anna, daughter of Captain Jan Van Dalsen ; and living close under Jochem Pieters' Hills (133d Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues), he was usually called of the Hill, to distinguish him from his namesake of Hoorn's Hook. His house-lot, which lay at the end of the New Lots, but west of the highway, was bought from the town, May 10, 1688, for 12 guilders, by his brother Samuel, who, after building on it, sold it to Johannes, May 21, 1689, together with the New Lots, Nos. 3, 4, 5, 7, which had come to Samuel from his father and others. On April 3, 1690, the town sold Johannes an addition to his house-lot, making it 17 rods on the road, and to extend back to the foot of the hill. Johannes and Barent together bought No. 8 of the New Lots, January 1, 1701, from Johannes' brother-in-law. Teunis Van Dalsen, who had obtained it. May 1, 1696, from Joost Van Oblinus. This lot they divided, Johannes taking the western half. He had already secured No. 2, originally Glaude Delamater's, from his son-in-law, Arent Bussing, and in 1731 bought No. 6 from Isaac Delamater, who had received it in 1729 from Nicholas Kortright, grandson of Cornelis Jansen, the first owner. Thus Johannes came to hold Nos. 2 to 7 and half of 8, being 6 1/2 lots; His large acquisitions from the drafted lands are shown in Appendix J. He died in 1753, having survived his wife and all his children, except his son Resolved.
    • 23. Anneken, baptized February 22, 1691, died young.
    • 24. Annetie, baptized April 17, 1692, married John Delamater, June 11, 1714, had ten children.
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John Delamater's Timeline

January 16, 1686
New York, America
July 15, 1715
New York, New York, United States
Harlem, New York, New York, USA
March 2, 1744
Age 58
New York, New York, America