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A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times
7: Adult Freeholders — Philip Groot

Prof. Jonathan Pearson

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[This information is from p. 121 of A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times; being contributions toward a history of the lower Mohawk Valley by Jonathan Pearson, A. M. and others, edited by J. W. MacMurray, A. M., U. S. A. (Albany, NY: J. Munsell's Sons, Printers, 1883). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 P36, and copies are also available for borrowing.]

[Copies of this book are available from the Schenectady County Historical Society.]

[The original version uses assorted typographical symbols to represent footnotes. To improve legibility, the online version uses the form (page number - note number.)]

He settled on the north side of the river at or near Crane's Village, then called Claas Graven's hoek, or by the natives Adriucka. His land — a portion of the original Cuyler's patent extended down the river, to Lewis' creek. He married Sarah, daughter of Jacobus Peek of the Second flat; and was drowned in the river in 1717. (121-3)

Notes

(121-3) See Simms' History of Schoharie Co.

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