Early New Netherlands Settlers


Rijkert <?> Van Twiller

18 June 2013

Generation 1 1. Rijkert <?> Van Twiller (Rn=15703). He married Maria Kiliaen <Hendrick> Van Rensselaer Van Twiller (Rn=15702), a daughter of Hendrick <Kiliaen> Van Rensselaer Captain (Rn=753) and Maria <Jan> Pafraet Van Rensselaer (Rn=41365). Source [The Van Rensselaers in Holland and America by Florence Van Rensselaer 1956 page 4] Source [Settlers of Rensselaerwyck by A J F Van Laer 1908 page 40] Children of Rijkert <?> Van Twiller and Maria Kiliaen <Hendrick> Van Rensselaer were as follows: 2. i. Wouter <Rijkert> Van Twiller Director General (Rn=15704), who was born at Nijkerck, Gelderland, Netherland. He married Maria <?> Momma Van Twiller (Rn=73389), a daughter of ? <?> Momma (Rn=73390) and ? <?> ? Momma (Rn=73391). Occupation 1- - Director General of New Netherland 1632 to 1638. First Residence - - Nijkerck, Gelderland, Netherland. Second Residence - - New Amsterdam. Emigration - - Emigrant in 1632 from Nijkerck, Gelderland, Netherland to New Amsterdam. Source [The Van Rensselaers in Holland and America by Florence Van Rensselaer 1956 page 4] Source [Settlers of Rensselaerwyck by A J F Van Laer 1908 page 44] + 3. ii. Elizabeth <Rijkert> Van Twiller Rensselaer (Rn=20095), who was born about 1637 and married Johannes <Kiliaen> Van Rensselaer 2nd Patroon (Rn=25770). 4. iii. Jan <Rijkert> Van Twiller. Generation 2 3. Elizabeth <Rijkert> Van Twiller Rensselaer (Rn=20095), who was born about 1637 and died after 28 October 1671 at 34 years of age. She married 1655 at Hoevelaken, Gelderland, Netherland Johannes <Kiliaen> Van Rensselaer 2nd Patroon (Rn=25770), who was born September 1625 at Amsterdam and was baptized at Oude Kercke, Amsterdam and died 06 May 1662 at Rensselaerwyck, New Netherland at 37 years of age, a son of Kiliaen <Hendrick> Van Rensselaer 1st Patroon (Rn=752) and Hillegond <Jan> Van Bijler Rensselaer (Rn=28105). First Residence - - Hoevelaken, Gelderland, Netherland. Source [Some Colonial Mansions by T A Glenn 1898] Source [The Van Rensselaers of Holland and America by Florence Van Rensselaer 1956 page 8] Source [RootsWeb: WorldConnect: db=hvt] Children of Johannes <Kiliaen> Van Rensselaer and Elizabeth <Rijkert> Van Twiller were as follows: 5. i. Kiliaen <Johannes> Van Rensselaer 2rd Patroon; 1st Lord (Rn=25771), who was born about 1657 and died 22 February 1687 at Watervliet, Albany County, New York at 30 years of age. He married 18 July 1686 at Albany, Albany County, New York Anna <Jeremias> Van Rensselaer Van Rensselaer/Nicolls (Rn=19471), who was born 01 August 1665 at Rensselaerwyck, New York Colony, a daughter of Jeremias <Kiliaen> Van Rensselaer 3rd Patroon; Colonel (Rn=754) and Maria <Oloff> Van Cortlandt Van Rensselaer (Rn=755). Occupation 1- - Director of Rensselaerwyck from 1685 to 1687. Occupation 2- - First Lord of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck in 1685. First Residence - - Rensselaerwyck, New Netherland. Second Residence - - Watervliet, Albany County, New York. Will - - His will was dated 22 February 1687 and proved 7 June 1687. Source [de Halve Maen: Volume 70 Summer 1997 page 25] Source [The Van Rensselaers in Holland and America by Florence Van Rensselaer 1956 page 8] Source [RootsWeb: WorldConnect: db=hvt] + 6. ii. Neeltje <Johannes> Van Rensselaer Swart (Rn=11566) and married Jan <?> Swart (Rn=41387). 7. iii. Hillegonda <Johannes> Van Rensselaer was born 6 February 1659). 8. iv. Ryckert <Johannes> Van Rensselaer was born 33 November 1661). 9. v. Neeltje <Johannes> Van Rensselaer De Swart {Johannes}. Generation 3 6. Neeltje <Johannes> Van Rensselaer Swart (Rn=11566). She married Jan <?> Swart (Rn=41387). Source [RootsWeb: WorldConnect: db=hvt] Child of Jan <?> Swart and Neeltje <Johannes> Van Rensselaer was as follows: 10. i. Maria Hillegonda <Jan> Swart was baptized 27 January 1694 in Amsterdam Herv Zuiderkerk).