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

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[This information is from Vol. IV, p. xxv 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.]


Claes, was in Rensselaerswyck about 1647, and was son-in-law of Brant Peelen, who operated a farm on Castle Island, below Albany.


(Cuijler); see Cuyler.


Jochem (Kettelhuyn, Kettelheym, Kettelheun, Kuttelheym), came from Cremyn (or Kremmin), near Stettin, Pomerania, arriving on "den Houttuyn," at New Amsterdam, Aug. 4, 1642; began service as farmer in Rensselaerswyck under Andries de Vos, Aug. 13, 1642, and from Sept. 20, 1646, to Apr. 20, 1648, was employed on de Vlackte farm; took over part of lease of farm of Evert Pels, in Greenbush, Jan. 14, 1649; also had lot on west corner Broadway and Maiden Lane, Albany.


Jan (Cittene), came from Barbados; married Maritje Roeloffse van den Werke, May 1, 1698, and had son, Roeloff, baptised at Albany, June 7, 1700.


Abraham, married Geesie Van der Heyden, Albany, Oct. 16, 1687; resided south corner of Maiden Lane and North Pearl st.


Frans Pieterse; see Clauw.


Elderick, was in Beverwyck, with wife, in 1657; town herder of cattle, 1667-69. Johannes Kleyn resided in Schenectady; married daughter of Ludovicus Cobes, and had child, Weyntje, baptised at Albany, Jan. 23, 1684.


Jacob Symonsen, took oath of fealty to the Patroon, at Rensselaerswyck, Nov. 28, 1651, and rented a lot next to Steven Jansen's, Feb. 1, 1652.


Wouter, resided in Albany, where he married Elizabeth Fonda, Jan. 9, 1735, and died at Saratoga (now Schuylerville), N. Y., Aug. 8, 1797, aged nearly 95 years. The name, signifying baker of marbles or small clay toys, was later more commonly written Knickerbocker.


Harmen Janse, came from Wye; married Lysbeth Janse Bogart, and had children baptised in Albany: Cornelis, Sept. 2, 1688; Cornelis, Jan, 6, 1692; Cornelia, July 21, 1695; Evert, Sept. 3, 1699; Pieter, Apr. 19, 1702.


Barent Pieterse; see Coeymans.


Jacob, had a daughter, Catalyntje. baptised in Albany, Aug. 26, 1683.


Hendrick; see Coster.


Nicolaas; see Coorn.


Gerrit Janse; see Cuyper.


Evert Janse, was in Willemstadt (Albany), 1675-1725.

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