Early New Netherlands Settlers

Francis <?> Ruwaert

18 August 2013

Generation 1 1. Francis <?> Ruwaert (Rn=16018), who was born 24 October 1703 at Flatbush, Kings County, New York and died 03 June 1781 at 77 years of age. He married 21 September 1733 at Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York Catharine <Leonard> Lewis Van Kleeck/Ruwaert (Rn=16003), who was born September 1702 and died 06 December 1781 at 79 years of age, a daughter of Leonard <Thomas> Lewis Colonel (Rn=14992) and Elizabeth <Gerrit> Hardenbergh Lewis (Rn=15991). Baptized on 20 December 1703. First Residence - Flatbush, Kings County, New York. Source [Family History Library 929.273 A1 8852 page 8: The Van Kleeck Family by Frank Van Kleeck 1900] Children of Francis <?> Ruwaert and Catharine <Leonard> Lewis were as follows: 2. i. Catherine <Henry> Filkin was born about 1735 and died young). 3. ii. Francis <Henry> Filkin was born 1738 and died young). 4. iii. Geesje <Henry> Filkin Waddell was born 1740) {William; Lieutenant Colonel}. 5. iv. Helena <Henry> Filkin was born 1741). 6. v. Frances <Henry> Filkin was born 1743). 7. vi. Henry <Henry> Filkin was born 1745 and died young).