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Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs:
Historical Appendix: Progenitors F

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[This information is from Vol. IV, pp. xx-xxi of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

Fairfax

Thomas, an Englishman, employed as a mason at Rensselaerswyck by Christoffel Davidsen, in 1649.

Ferlyn

Jasper (Farlin), from Middleburgh, Province of Zealand, arrived on "d'Eendracht" ("The Unity"), which sailed from the Texel soon after July 7, 1631; entered service of Marinus Adriaensen as tobacco-planter, for three years.

Fine

John, a cooper, came "van Waterfort in Yrlandt"; married Jopje Claase Van Slyck, June 4, 1696, and their first child, Willem, was baptised in Albany, Feb. 13, 1698.

Fonda

Gillis (Jillis, Jellis, or Jellice), was probably at Rensselaerswyck about 1646, when Pieter Hartgers advanced money to a lad named Gillis, working for Antony de Hooges, and Oct. 19, 1651, Gillis Fonda was given permit to distill in Greenbush, next to Evert Pels' house; later spoken of as Gillis Douwes Fonda; probably a Fresian; his wife, Hester, sued in 1666 for removing neighbor's petticoat from fence.

Fort

Jan, resided at Rensselaerswyck, and when a widower, married Maria Grande, New Amsterdam, Nov. 24, 1641.

Fredericksen

Hendrick, from Bunnick, near Utrecht, arrived on "den Soutberg," in April, 1633; aged 26 years; thatcher of roofs. Carsten Frederickse van Iveren, or Yveren, had a brother, Myndert (the family taking the name Mynderse) living in Albany, and he made a will with his wife, Tryntje Warner, July 1, 1689.

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