Elsje Janse (1Jan Jansen) Van Breestede of New Amsterdam
Elsje Janse Van Breestede was born in about 1623 in Breestede, Duchy of Schleswig, the then Danish territory. And before 1626, Elsje immigrated to New Amsterdam in the company of her family.
On 5/17/1643 in Manhattan, New Amsterdam, Elsje Janse married Adriaen Pieterse van Alcmaer b. c. 1618 in the Dutch Republic. Adriaen immigrated to New Amsterdam on 3/4/1637 aboard the Rensselaerswyck. Ariaaen and Elsje settled in Manhattan, raising three children. But, Adriaen died by 1653 in Manhattan, New Amsterdam.
In 1653 at Fort Orange (Albany Dist.) NY, Elsje Janse van Breestede married Hendrick Joachemsen Schoonmaker b. 11/29/1624 in Hamburg, Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. By 1659 Hendrick and Elsje settled at Esopus Wiltwyck (now Kingston, Ulster Co NY) where Hendrick was a member of the Burgher Guard. Hendrick and Elsje lived their lives at Esopus, raising at least six children. And, Hendrick died in 1682.
On 9/26/1684 Elsje married Cornelius Bartensen Slecht (father of daughter-in-law, Petronella Slecht) b. c. 1625 in the Dutch Republic. By this time, Elsje was sixty years-old. Elsje was last documented on 6/3/1794 at a baptism in Wiltwyck, New York. She died sometime thereafter.
Born c. 1623 Breestede, Duchy of Schleswig (Denmark)
Immigrated before 1626 w/ family to New Amsterdam, Dutch America
Married 5/17/1643 in New Amsterdam, Dutch America to Adriaen Pietersen van Alcmaer b. c. 1618 the Dutch Republic
|Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam
1643 17 May; Adriaen Pieterszen, van Alcmaer, wid van Grietje Pieters;
Elsje Jans, van Breestede
Adriaen died before 1653 Manhattan, New Amsterdam
Relocated by 1653 to Ft. Orange (now Albany NY) Dutch America
Married 1653 in Fort Orange (now Albany NY) Dutch America to Hendrick Joachemsen Schoonmaker b. 11/29/1624 Hamburg, HRE
Relocated 1559 to Wiltwyck (now Kingston NY) Dutch America
2/12/1662 Witnessed Christening at Wiltwyck (Kingston) NY
Reformed Dutch Church, Wiltwyck NA: 2/12/1662
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b. Jan Jansen, Jannetje Sebyns,
1664 New Amsterdam captured by an English fleet sent by the Duke of York, renamed New York
11/17/1678 Witnessed Christening at Kingston NY
Reformed Dutch Church, Kingston NY: 11/17/1678
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Hendrick died 1682 Wiltwyck (Kingston) NY
1683 New York organized counties
11/41683 Witnessed Christening at Kingston, Ulster Co NY
Reformed Dutch Church, Kingston NY: 11/4/1683
Hilletie Janz Kunst
9/26/1684 Ulster Co NY Probate
|Ulster Co NY Probate Book VI Part A, p. 26:
Cornelis Barentsen Sleght widow of the deceased, Trynntie Tysen Bos, bridegroom and Elsie Jans, widow of Hendrick Jochemsen, bride, on Sep. 26, 1684, agree to the following marriage contract: (usual beginning then) the bridegroom donates to the bride as a dowry 200 scr. wheat. Signed by Cornelis Barentse Slecht, and Elsie Jans (her mark); witnessed by Jan Eltinge and. . .
[Settlement of the pre-marriage estate of Elsje Janse
Married 9/26/1684 in Kingston, Ulster Co NY to Cornelius Bartensen Slecht b. c. 1625 Dutch Republic
|Dutch Reformed Church, Kingston NY:
1684 26 Sep; Cornelis Barentz Slegt, wid Tryntie Bos, of Woerden,
Elsie Jans, wid Hendric Jochemz, of Breestee, both liv
6/3/1794 Witnessed Christening at Kingston, Ulster Co NY
Reformed Dutch Church, Kingston NY: 6/3/1694
Died after 6/1694 Kingston, Ulster Co NY
1. Jannetje Adriaens
Born c. 1644 Manhattan, New Amsterdam
Died before 3/1682 Wiltwyck, New Amsterdam
2. Syntje Adriaens
Born c. 1646 Manhattan, New Amsterdam
Died before 3/1682 Wiltwyck, New Amsterdam
3. Pieter Adriaens
Born c. 1648 Manhattan, New Amsterdam
3/4/1682 Wiltwyck (Kingston) NY Probate
|Ulster Co NY Probate Book VI Part A, p. 56:
Hendrick Jochemsen and Elsje Jochems, his wife. . .March 4, 1682:.
The wife's children by a former marriage: Jochem Hendris, Eghbert Hendris, Engletie Hendris, Henrick Hendris, and Peter Andriaensen.
Died after 3/1682 Wiltwyck, New Amsterdam
4. Joachem Hendrixse Schoonmaker b. c. 1658 Ft. Orange (Albany) New Amsterdam
5. Egbert Hendrixse Schoonmaker b. c. 1660 Ft. Orange (Albany) New Amsterdam
6. Engletje Hendricksz Schoonmaker ch. 3/18/1663 Wiltwyck (Kingston) New Amsterdam
7. Hendrick Hendrickixse Schoonmaker (Twin) ch. 5/17/1665 Wiltwyck (Kingston) New York
8. Volckerte Schoonmaker (Twin) ch. 5/17/1665 Wiltwyck (Kingston) New York
9. Hillitje Schoonmaker ch. 10/20/1669 Wiltwyck (Kingston) New York