Early New Netherlands Settlers

Willem <?> Bredenbent

26 January 2017

Generation 1 1. Willem <?> Bredenbent (Rn=6203), who was born about 1580 at Keulen (Cologne), Westphalia, Germany and died before 20 August 1669 at Gowanus, Kings County, New York at 89 years of age. He married 04 September 1644 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam Aeltje <Thomas> Braconje Baddie/Kool/Bredenbent (Rn=1319), who was born about 1590 at Liege, Province Liege, Wallonia, Belgium and died before 8 April 1681 at Gowanus, Kings County, New York at 91 years of age, a daughter of ? <?> Braconje (Rn=32181) and ? <?> ? Braconje (Rn=44426). Religion 1- Reformed Dutch Church, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York in 1660. First Residence- Keulen (Cologne), Westphalia, Germany. Second Residence- New Amsterdam. Third Residence- Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Fourth Residence- Gravesend, Kings County, New York. Fifth Residence- Gowanus, Kings County, New York. Emigration- Emigrant before July 1638 from Keulen (Cologne), Westphalia, Germany to New Amsterdam. Will- His will was dated 22 June 1670. Source [Settlers of Rensselaerwyck by A J F Van Laer 1908 page 27] Source [Record: January 2011 pages 21 to 36] Willem <?> Bredenbent and Aeltje <Thomas> Braconje, and nothing known of children.