Early New Netherlands Settlers

Melle <?> Claesen

23 July 2013

Generation 1 1. Melle <?> Claesen (Rn=15925), who was born at Schermerhorn, North Holland, Netherland. He married 06 November 1678 at New York Colony Brechtje <Theophilus> Elsworth Pels/Claesen/Van Aelsteyn (Rn=14528), who was born about 1648 at Amsterdam and was baptized at Oude Kercke, Amsterdam, a daughter of Theophilus <?> Elsworth (Rn=14529) and Annatje <Jan> ? Elsworth (Rn=52551). First Residence - - Schermerhorn, North Holland, Netherland. Emigration - - Emigrant before November 1678 from Schermer, North Holland, Netherland to New York Colony. Child of Melle <?> Claesen and Brechtje <Theophilus> Elsworth was as follows: 2. i. Grietje <Melle> Claesen was born 1679).