Early New Netherlands Settlers


Wessel <?> Wessels

22 August 2013

Generation 1 1. Wessel <?> Wessels (Rn=15745), who was born 28 March 1715 and died 14 June 1789 at 74 years of age. He married Maria <Arent> Van Antwerp Wessels (Rn=16775), who was born April 1716, a daughter of Arent <Daniel> Van Antwerpen (Rn=12652) and Sara <Johannes> Van Eps Van Antwerpen (Rn=16824). Source [The Truax/Truex Genealogy Project by Jennifer Smith and Anita B Bradford 929.273 T761sj page 27] Children of Wessel <?> Wessels and Maria <Arent> Van Antwerp were as follows: 2. i. Annatje <Wessel> Wessels Clute (Rn=16904), who was born October 1740. She married Johannes <Fredericus> Clute (Rn=16902), who was born March 1754, a son of Fredericus <Johannes> Clute (Rn=16903) and Elizabeth <?> De Graaf Clute (Rn=44904). Baptized on 12 October 1740. + 3. ii. Sara <Wessel> Wessels Cornu (Rn=16926), who was born June 1743 and married Daniel <Pierre> Cornu (Rn=16927). 4. iii. Lucas <Wessel> Wessels was born 1745 and died young). 5. iv. Anna <Wessel> Wessels was born 1747). 6. v. Lucas <Wessel> Wessels was born 1749). 7. vi. Arent <Wessel> Wessels was born 1752) [Maria T Truax]. + 8. vii. Harmanus <Wessel> Wessels (Rn=15744), who was born July 1759 and married Sophia <Peter> Truax Wessels (Rn=15743). Generation 2 3. Sara <Wessel> Wessels Cornu (Rn=16926), who was born June 1743. She married 26 September 1761 Daniel <Pierre> Cornu (Rn=16927), who was born December 1740, a son of Pierre <?> Cornu (Rn=16928) and Elizabeth <Carel> Toll Cornu (Rn=44908). Baptized on 26 June 1743. Source [RootsWeb: WorldConnect: db=moon00] Children of Daniel <Pierre> Cornu and Sara <Wessel> Wessels were as follows: 9. i. Pieter <Daniel> Cornu was born 15 July 1766). 10. ii. Elizabeth <Daniel> Cornu was born 4 December 1770). 11. iii. John <Daniel> Cornu was born 177?. 8. Harmanus <Wessel> Wessels (Rn=15744), who was born July 1759 and died 10 March 1813 at 54 years of age. He married 16 July 1777 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York Sophia <Peter> Truax Wessels (Rn=15743), who was born 28 June 1759 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York and died 08 October 1838 at 79 years of age, daughter of Peter <Isaac> Truax (Rn=12782) and Jacoba <Cornelius> Van Santvoord Truax (Rn=12783). Baptized on 01 July 1759. First Residence - Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York. Source [The Truax/Truex Genealogy Project by Jennifer Smith and Anita B Bradford 929.273 T761sj page 34] Source [The Van Benthuysen Genealogy by Alvin S Van Benthuysen 1953 929.273 V272va page 38] Children of Harmanus <Wessel> Wessels and Sophia <Peter> Truax were as follows: 12. i. Wessel <Harmanus> Wessels was baptized 9 November 1783 and died 9 September 1858 at Glenville, New York) [? ?] [Margaret ? was born 1781 and died 25 November 1853)]. 13. ii. Jacobatje <Harmanus> Wessels Beekman/Moore was born 31 December 1790) {Harry <Jacob; Colonel>} {David M}.