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Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
Chapter XXIV: Genealogy of the Hemstraat / Hemstreet Family

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[This information is from p. 282 of Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century by Austin A. Yates (New York: New York History Co., 1902). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 Yat, and copies are also available for borrowing. Thanks to Carol Di Crosta for data entry help with this page.]

The Hemstraats, (Hemstreets as it is now spelled), appear on Revolutionary rolls, and have few descendants of the name living here.

Johannes Hemstraat, son of Dirk Takelse of Albany, married first, Bata, daughter of Johannes Quackenbos, February 8th, 1730, and came to Schenectady about that time. Secondly, he married, March 3d, 1750, Gertruy Bosie, widow of John Marinus.

Johannes, his son, born November 19th, 1732, married Elizabeth, daughter of Teunis Van der Volgen, September 3d, 1754.

Ariantje, a daughter of John, Jr., born October 17th, 1756, married Nicholas Avery.

Sarah, also a daughter, born November, 1718, married Isaac Le Roy.

Clara, a daughter of Johannes Sr., born July 6th, 1735, married Nicholas Clute.

Annatje, also a daughter, born December 21st, 1737, married Dirk Clute.

Machtelt, another daughter, born October 11th, 1747, married Johannes Consaulus.

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