Early New Netherlands Settlers


Benjamin <?> Woolsey

24 June 2013

Generation 1 1. Benjamin <?> Woolsey Reverend (Rn=39576). He married ? <?> ? Woolsey (Rn=61997). First Residence - Yarmouth, Norfolk County, England. Source [A Cornell Family History by C C Cornell 1984 page 8] Child of Benjamin <?> Woolsey and ? <?> ? was as follows: + 2. i. George <Benjamin> Woolsey (Rn=39569), who was born 1610 and married Rebecca <Thomas> Cornell Woolsey (Rn=39568). Generation 2 2. George <Benjamin> Woolsey (Rn=39569), who was born 1610 and died 1698 at Jamaica, Queens County, New York at 88 years of age. He married 09 December 1647 at New Amsterdam Rebecca <Thomas> Cornell Woolsey (Rn=39568), who was born 1622 at Saffron Walden, Essex County, England, a daughter of Thomas <Richard> Cornell (Rn=27283) and Rebecca <Henri> Briggs Cornell (Rn=29781). First Residence - Jamaica, Queens County, New York. Emigration - Emigrant in 1623 from England to New Netherland. Will - His will was proved 22 February 1689. Source [A Cornell Family History by C C Cornell 1984 page 8] Children of George <Benjamin> Woolsey and Rebecca <Thomas> Cornell were as follows: 3. i. Sarah <George> Woolsey Hallett was baptized 7 August 1650) {William}. 4. ii. George <George> Woolsey was baptized 10 October 1652 and died 19 January 1740) [Hannah ?]. 5. iii. Thomas <George> Woolsey was born 1655) [Ruth ?] (of Bedford, Westchester County, New York). 6. iv. John <George> Woolsey was baptized 16 January 1661) [Abigail ?] (of Jamaica, Queens County, New York in 1711). 7. v. Rebecca Cornell <George> Woolsey Wiggins (Rn=39577), who was born February 1659. She married Thomas <Thomas> Wiggins (Rn=39578), who was born about 1663 and died 09 December 1728 at 65 years of age, a son of Thomas <?> Wiggins (Rn=117) and Johanna <?> ? Wiggins (Rn=47769). Baptized on 13 February 1659. Source [A Cornell Family History by C C Cornell 1984 page 8] 8. vi. Mary <George> Woolsey was baptized 9 March 1664). 9. vii. William <George> Woolsey was baptized 30 June 1678).