Early New Netherlands Settlers


Jan <Jan> Schenck

05 February 2017

Generation 1 1. Jan <Jan> Schenck (Rn=8750), son of Jan <Stephen> Schenck (Rn=4933) and Margrietje <Adriaen> Hegeman Schenck (Rn=4934), who was born 29 September 1750 and died 27 June 1804 at 53 years of age. He married 20 May 1773 Sarah <Aaron> Van Nostrand Schenck (Rn=8751), who was born 28 September 1753 at North Hempstead, Queens County, New York and died 27 April 1808 at Wolver Hollow, Queens County, New York at 54 years of age, daughter of Aaron <Albert> Van Nostrand (Rn=67796) and Wyntje <Peter> Luyster Van Nostrand/Van Nostrand (Rn=5639). Note [Jan Schenck's (RN=8750) parents are assumed]. Source [William Adriaense Bennett by Kenneth A Bennett 1998 page 55] Source [Rootsweb: Worldconnect: db=morrvoort] Children of Jan <Jan> Schenck and Sarah <Aaron> Van Nostrand were as follows: + 2. i. John <Jan> Schenck (Rn=74472), who was born 20 July 1774 and married Mary <Benjamin> Hegeman Schenck (Rn=74473). + 3. ii. Aaron <Jan> Schenck (Rn=8633), who was born 07 November 1784 and married Sarah <Garret> Bennet Schenck (Rn=4970). 4. iii. Wyntje <Jan> Schenck was born 3 November 1780). 5. iv. Moses <Jan> Schenck was born 16 December 1789). 6. v. Margaret <Jan> Schenck was born 4 July 1794). Generation 2 2. John <Jan> Schenck (Rn=74472), who was born 20 July 1774 and died 02 March 1852 at 77 years of age. He married 06 January 1803 Mary <Benjamin> Hegeman Schenck (Rn=74473), who was born 18 August 1773 and died 28 September 1871 at 98 years of age, a daughter of Benjamin <Jan> Hegeman (Rn=8457) and Neeltje <Cornelius> Polhemius Hegeman (Rn=8456). Buried at Schenck Cemetery, Syosset, Queens County, New York. Source [RootsWeb: WorldConnect: db=morrvoort] Children of John <Jan> Schenck and Mary <Benjamin> Hegeman were as follows: 7. i. Benjamin <John> Schenck was born 6 February 1804 and died 26 September 1891) (married 5 December 1827) [Phebe Denton was born 13 November 1808)]. 8. ii. Sarah Ann <John> Schenck Colyer was born 25 November 1805 and died 10 October 1825) (married 12 December 1824) {John}. 3. Aaron <Jan> Schenck (Rn=8633), who was born 07 November 1784 at Oyster Bay, Queens County, New York and was baptized at Wolver Hollow Reformed Dutch Church, Oyster Bay, Queens County, New York and died 15 February 1871 at 86 years of age. He married Sarah <Garret> Bennet Schenck (Rn=4970), who was born 11 August 1790 and died 18 September 1880 at 90 years of age, a daughter of Garret <Johannes> Bennet (Rn=4941) and Sarah <John> Bennet Bennet (Rn=4922). Baptized on 13 March 1785. Religion 1- Wolver Hollow Reformed Dutch Church, Oyster Bay, Queens County, New York. First Residence- Oyster Bay, Queens County, New York. Note [Aaron Schenck and Sarah Bennet Schenck adopted Daniel Bennet, a son of John and Ann Underhill Bennet]. Source [William Adriaense Bennett by Kenneth A Bennett 1998 page 43] Source [Rapelje Rasters by Armida Sharpin 1994 929.273 R18S page 381] Child of Aaron <Jan> Schenck and Sarah <Garret> Bennet was as follows: 9. i. Daniel <John> Bennet (adopted).