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Pieter Claesen

Male Abt 1625 - 1694  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Pieter Claesen  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1625  East Friesland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1694  New Amersfoort, Kings, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I21191  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2017 

    Family Grietje Van Ness,   d. Between 1699 and 1703, Flatlands, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1645  [3
    Children 
    +1. Cornelius Wyckoff,   b. Abt 1656,   d. Bef 10 May 1746  (Age ~ 90 years)
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F13069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Pieter Claesz; Pieter Nicolaussen van Nordinge.

      He arrived at Fort Orange 7 Apr 1637, on the Rensselaerswyck, which sailed from Amsterdam 25 Sep 1636, anchored off the Texel 8 Oct 1636, and reached New Amsterdam 13 Mar 1637. He was traveling as a servant of one Symon Walichsz. He appears to have fulfilled the terms of his service by about 1644, and married shortly thereafter. For a time he farmed with his father-in-law in the Fort Orange area, and he probably moved directly to New Amersfoort, on Long Island, in 1649.

      He was a schepen, magistrate, of New Amersfoort in 1655, 1662, and 1663.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1571] Register in Alphabetical Order, of the Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N. Y. by Teunis G. Bergen. New York: S. W. Green's Son, 1881.

    2. [S1569] The Annals of Newtown in Queens County, New-York by James Riker, Jr. New York: D. Fanshaw, 1852.

    3. [S1570] The Wyckoff Family in America: A Genealogy by William Forman Wyckoff, edited by Sarah Maria Wyckoff Streeter and Milford B. Streeter. Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company, 1934.

    4. [S1572] William F. Wyckoff, "Notes on the Wyckoff Family." Somerset County Historical Quarterly 2:188, 1913; 3:35, 1914; 4:125, 4:220, 1915., year and country only.