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Albany Street (now State)
Church, Baptist, its history
Church, Baptist, pastors of
Church, Episcopal, its history
Church, Episcopal, its pastors
Church, Methodist Episcopal, history of
Church, Methodist Episcopal, its pastors
Church, Presbyterian, history of
Church, Presbyterian, its pastors
Church, Presbyterian, first deacons of
Church, Ref'd Protestant Dutch, history of
Church, Ref'd Protestant Dutch, pastors of
Fine for being late at a meeting, Committee of Safety
Fort Hunter rift
Handelaers street (now Washington Avenue)
Lashers of Oriskany
Money, American and Hard
Niskayuna street (now Union)
Oriskany, battle of, one of the most important of the Revolutionary War. Its heirs descendants of the Holland Dutch and Palatinates
Overslaugh in 1609
Rifts of Mohawk above Schenectady
Scotia, Glens of
Sixth Flat rift
Snells or Oriskany
Van Der Boast
Van Der Bogert
Van Der Bogart
Van Der Linde
Van Der Volgen
Excerts from book:
In the "History of Schenectady County," (1879), page 40, is:
"Gerrit VEEDER, second son of Simon Volkertse, married, October 3d, 1690, Tryntje (Catharine), daughter of Helmer (William) Otten. She was the only child of Otten, who died in 1676. His widow, Ariantie (Harriet), daughter of Arent Andriese Bradt, called the Noorman, subsequently, about nine months after his decease, married Ryer Schermerhorn. Gerrit VEEDER died in 1755, and left surviving him five sons, respectively named Helmers, Wilhelmus, Hendricus, Simon, and Cornelis; and four daughters, named Engletie, married to Johannis VEDDER; Arientje, married to Daniel Danielse Van Antwerpen; Annatie, married to William Bancker, and Hellena, married to John Bancker.
Gerritt owned the land about VEEDER's mills, early in the 18th century, and had a lease, from the Church, of the mill privilege, in 1718. Through his wife, Catharine, he obtained possessions of lots in the village, on the north and west corners of Union and Church streets, which she had inherited from her father, Otten."
The following Putmans are mentioned:
Arent, page 77
Cornelius, page 77
John, page 52
Johannes, page 76
Victor, page 77
"This Catalina Bradt was the daughter of Andries De Vos, a magistrate and Deputy-Director of Reusselaerwyck. She was reputed to be a lady of intelligence and good education for the limited opportunities of that day. She had great and sad experience in the early history of Schenectady...Then, too, her daughter Cornelia (who had married John Pootman [Putman]) and her husband were both massacred at the same fearful time of destruction..."
"Johannes Putman came to Schenectady in 1664. He married Cornelia, daughter of Arent Andries Bradt and Catalyntje De Vos. His homestead lot was on the northwest corner of Union and Ferry streets, having 100 feet frontage on Union street. Later, he purchased the 100 feet lot next west from Jan Roeloefse, the oldest son of the celebrated Anneke Janse, by her first marriage. He sold subject to the life estate of himself and wife. Roeloefse had no children. On the disastrous night of February 9th, 1690, both Putman and his neighbor Roeloefse, with their wives, were slain by the French and Indians. Jan Putman left three sons and two daughters.
"Arent, the oldest son of Jan, married Lysbat Akerman. He inherited his father's house lot, corner of Union and Ferry streets. He moved to the Mohawk country with his family, where he was living as late as 1754. He had a numerous family. This is the ancestor of Montgomery county Putmans.
"Victor, second son of Jan, December second, 1706, married Margaret, sister of Jan Pieterse Mebie. From him and his brother Cornelius, the Putmans of Schenectady county are generally descended.
"Cornelius, third son of Jan, married Jacomyntje, daughter of Teunis Viele."
"Jan Pieterse MEBIE came to Schenectady in 1684. He married Anna Pieterse, daughter of Pieter Jacobse Borsboon..."
"Jan Pieterse died April 8th, 1725, leaving surviving him three sons and five daughters..."
"Abraham, the second son of Jan Peterse, born June 26th, 1695, married, June 10, 1718, Annatje, daughter of Albert Vedder. He secondly married, March 30th, 1752, Cataline Roseboom..."
The CROMWELLs are on page 141: Aegje, Jacobus, Jan Philipse, Lysbeth and Stephen CROMWELL.
"Jacobus Cromwell married, September 26th, 1703, Maria Philipse, and the same year settled at Schenectady. He was a tavern-keeper, and in 1711, purchased a house and lot in Front street of Wouter (Walter) Vrooman for 130 pounds. After his death, in 1717, his widow married David Lewis, who came to Schenectady in 1713, and was also an inn-keeper.
"Aegje, Cromwell's oldest daughter, born January 29th, 1706, married John Antees (Entis).
"Lysbeth, another daughter, born October 16, 1707, married Robert Carter.
"Stephen a son of Cromwell, born March 6th, 1709, married Cornelia, daughter of Arent Pootman.
"Jan Philipse, another son of Cromwell, born January 21st, 1711, married Agnietje, daughter of Harman Philipse."