Rev. Gideon Schaats

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Rev Gideon Schaets

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Leerdam, South Holland, The Netherlands
Death: February 27, 1694 (87)
Albany, New York
Place of Burial: Leerdam, Leerdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Bartholomeus Schaets and Alida Schaets
Husband of Agnietje Schaets and Barentje Hendricks
Father of Aeltie Schaets; Catherine Schaets; Dr. Reynier Schaets; Bartholomeus Schaets and Anna (Anneke) Kikebel

Occupation: Dominie of the Dutch Reformed Church
Managed by: Private User
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About Rev. Gideon Schaats

He was a schoolteacher at the Hauge and later at Brielle from 1626 where he was tutor to the children of Count de Treslong.

His wife Agnietje was governess of the Counts daughters.

Later he opened a small school in Beest, County of Buren.

He is buried under the floor of the church in Leerdam Dom Gideon SCHAETS, b. 1607, Leerdam, South Holland; d. Feb 27, 1694, buried under the floor of the church; m1. Nov 5, 1634, Agnietje Moens/ Moriaens (b. 1610, d. 1666). Her family had been in the service of the Dukes of Burgundy for generations, and were high government officials at The Hague. However upon the ascension of Philip II, they joined the Reformation forces. He was a schoolteacher and tutor at the Hague and later at Brielle, where he had moved (1626) to tutor the children of Captain (Count) de Treslong, appointed military governor at Brielle, an heir and relative of the Countess of Buren. There he met Agnietje, Gouverness of the Count's daughters, at the governor's house, and there they were married. They later moved to Beesd/Beest, County of Buren where he opened a small school, which he kept for 12 years. He was educated by his father, then by the learned theologian, and later university professor, Gisbertus Voltias.

for an account of his troubles in Rensellaerwyck see his dau. Anneken's profile. Evidently he had a posting as a Domine there.

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Rev. Gideon Schaats's Timeline

Leerdam, South Holland, The Netherlands
Age 37
Beest, Gelderland, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
Age 45
Age 48
Brielle, Beesd, , Netherlands
Age 49
February 27, 1694
Age 87
Albany, New York
Leerdam, Leerdam, South Holland, Netherlands