Marten Janse Schenck

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Marten Janse Schenck

Birthplace: 1675
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of Jan Martense Schenck and Jannetje Stevense van Voorhees
Husband of Cornelia Van WESSELEN (Van WESELL)
Father of John ( Captain John) Schenck
Brother of Jannetje Janse Dorlandt; Neeltje Schenck and Stephen Janse Schenck
Half brother of Willemtje Jansen Wyckoff; John Simpson, I and Sarah Cory

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About Marten Janse Schenck

Martin JANSE SCHENCK, of Flatlands, born in 1675, married on December 2nd, 1708, to Cornelia Van WESSELEN or Van WESELL, widow of Domine LUPARDIUS. Inherited by his father's will the "Old land with the small island and mill."

He had issue John (known as Captain John), born December 18th, 1705; married November 15th, 1728, Femmetie HEGEMAN. His heirs and legatees sold the mill property, containing about 66 acres of upland, 6 acres of woodland and a parcel of salt-meadows, on April 15th, 1784, to Joris MARTENSE, of Flatbush, for L2300.

"The old dwelling house of wood standing on Mill Island, according to tradition, was erected by the SCHENCK'S after their purchase, and is now" (1909) over 250 years old. If this is true, it is the oldest habitable house in Kings County, if not in New York State

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December 18, 1705
Age 30
Brooklyn, NY, USA