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Maria Schrick (Varleth)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in New York, New York
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Casper / Jasper Varleth and Judith Varleth
Wife of Johannes van Beek; Willem Teller, I and Paulus Aemilius Schrick, of Pompton
Mother of Judith van Beek; Jannetje Schuyler; Casper Teller; Paulus Schrick and Susanna Maria Brockholst
Sister of Abraham Varleth; Francina Varleth; Anna Hack; Guilliame Varleth; Jannetje Varleth and 4 others

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About Maria Schrick

Birth surname has also been reported to be Varlett.

Arrival in NA on the ship Fortuyn 1650

Maria, born in Amsterdam; age 23 when the family came to New Amsterdam; married three times. She made three advantageous marriages in the Dutch colonies. Her first husband, Johannes van Beeck, son of a Director of the West Indies Company, was killed in an Indian attack in October, 1655..... Maria married second to Paulus Schrick, and third to the well-to-do widower, William Teller. A history of her life and marriages can be found in Purple's "Ancient Families" series in NYGBR, Vol. 9, No. 4 (October 1878), which follows several lines of her descendents.

Husband Johannes - killed by Indians 1655

The 11th of October, Governor Rijsingh and Factor Elswijck, with some Swedes, came on board, whom we carried with us to Menades Manhattan. We ran out to sea for the Menades on the 12th, and on the 17th happily arrived within Sandy Hook. On the 21st we sailed for the North River, from Staten Island, by the watering-place, and saw that all the houses there, and about Molyn's house, were burned up by the Indians; and we learned here that Johannes van Beeck, with his wife and some other people, and the captain of a slave-trader which was lying here at anchor with a vessel, having gone on a pleasure excursion, were attacked by the Indians, who murdered Van Beeck and the captain, and took captive his wife and sister. We found Van Beeck dead in a canoe, and buried him. His wife has got back. [42]

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Maria Schrick's Timeline

1627
November 7, 1627
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1648
November 26, 1648
Age 21
Albany, NY, USA
1655
May 9, 1655
Age 27
1663
September 2, 1663
Age 35
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
September 2, 1663
Age 35
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
1665
1665
Age 37
1702
September 21, 1702
Age 74
New York, New York