This page conforms to the XHTML standard and uses style sheets. If your browser doesn't support these, you may not see the page as designed, but all the text is still accessible to you.

SCHENECTADY DIGITAL HISTORY ARCHIVE

Bringing the heritage of Schenectady County, New York to the world since 1996

You are here: Home » Resources » Pearson's History » Jan Gerritse Van Marcken

A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times
7: Adult Freeholders — Jan Gerritse Van Marcken

Prof. Jonathan Pearson

Go back to: Adult Freeholders | Van Hoek | ahead to: Van Olinda

[This information is from p. 183 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 and his wife Geertie Huybertse came over in the ship St. Jacob in 1654. For a time he was at New Amstel (183-1) on the Delaware, but came from thence to Beverwyck about 1659, where he served two years 1661-2, as farmer of the excise of wine and beer. He was appointed schout of Schenectady in 1673, but remained here only a short time. (183-2)

Notes

(183-1) [Amsterdam is a later spelling for Amsteldam, or the dam on the river Amstel (Holland). The city is now Amsterdam, but the river retains the spelling Amstel. — M'M.]

(183-2) Dutch MSS., XIV, 116; Col. MSS., XXIV, 140; XXV, 135, 148 to 153.

Go to top of page | back to: Adult Freeholders | Van Hoek | ahead to: Van Olinda

You are here: Home » Resources » Pearson's History » Jan Gerritse Van Marcken

http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/resources/patent/vanmarcken.html updated September 28, 2013

Copyright 2013 Schenectady Digital History Archive — a service of the Schenectady County Public Library