Adriaen, the common ancestor of the family, emigrated about 1650 or '51 from Amsterdam; m. Catharine (???); d. Apl. 1672. About 1653 he resided in N. A., and Apl. 25, 1661, he obtained a patent for 50 morgens, with plain and meadow land in addition, in Flh, to which he removed. This patent is entered Feb. 2, 1670, on p. 2 of Lib. A of Flh rec. as a double lot on the E. side of the road, to the N. of land of Willem Jacobse (Van Boerum), and to the S. of that of Jan Seubringh, stretching W., a little southerly; broad 50 rods and 1 ft.; in length 600 rods; containing 50 morgens and 60 rods: 2 pieces of salt meadows, the one No. 12, broad 8 rods, containing 2 morgens; the other No. 4, broad 12 rods, cong. 3 morgens, stretching from the woods southerly to the sea: and 2 pieces of plain land, Nos. 24 and 25, broad taken together 48 rods 4 ft., stretching southerly from the road to the woods, cong. 5 morgens. Of this patent his heirs, Aug. 26, 1693, after his death conveyed, as per p. 200 of Lib. A of Flh rec. (on which page the patent is entered) a piece of 37 1/2 rods broad and 600 rods in length, cong. 37 1/2 morgens, to his s. Abraham. He also appears to have obtained a patent for another plantation of 24 morgens in Flh. He was a mag. of Flh in 1654, '55, '56, '57, '58, '60, and '63; schout fiscaal of the five Dutch towns in 1661; secretary of Flh and Flds, 1659 to 1661; of Flh, Flds, Brn, and N. U., 1662 to 1665; secretary of Flh in 1671; and auctioneer. Apl. 29, 1688, Catharine his wid. joined the R. D. ch. of N. Y., to which place she appears to have removed. Issue:--Joseph; Hendricus; Jacobus, bp. Mar. 9, 1653, in N. A.; Abraham; Denyse; Isaac; Benjamin; Elizabeth, who m. Apl. 12, 1684, Tobias Ten Eyck; and John. Signed his name "Adriaen Hegeman."On 7 Mar 1648/49 Adriaen married Catharina MARGITS, in Village of Sloten near Amsterdam, Holland.
LIBER 1-2.Frans Janse married Lysbet JANS.
Whereas FRANCIS BLOODGOOD, late of Flushing, upon Long Island, in his last will left all estate to
his wife Elizabeth Bloodgood, and made her executrix, which having been proved, is transmitted to the office of Records. And the Constable and overseers having taken security from said Elizabeth," she is confirmed January 13, 167 6/7.
In the name of God, Amen. I, Francis Bloodgood, being sorely wounded and very weak. I make my wife Elizabeth executor, and she is to dispose of my estate to my children according to their duties and deserts (children not named).
Dated in Flushing on Long Island, December 29, 1676. Witnesses, Henry Taylor, Thomas Willett, John Morton [CORR: for John Morton read John Marton], Charles Bridges.
Dirck Janse, the common ancestor of the family, emigrated from the Waal in the Netherlands in 1660: b. about 1612; m. 1st, in Europe, Lyntje Aertse; m. 2d, in Europe, Geertje Gerretse. Settled in Flh, where he obtained Nov. 24, 1654, a patent for 25 morgens, as per Col. Man. On ass. rolls of Flh of 1675, '76, and '83; mag. in 1679, '80 and '81; mem. of the R. D. ch. in 1677 and deacon in 1680; on Gov. Andros's patent for the New Lotts of 1677; and took the oath of allegiance in said town in 1687. Jan. 15, 1679-80, he and his w. Geertje made a joint will, which is recorded on p. 95 of Lib. AA of Flh rec. Issue:--Hendrikje Dirckse, m. Jan Nelsie; Jan Dirckse; Hendrick Dirckse; Mary or Margaret Dirckse; Geertruyd Dirckse; and Gerret Dirckse. Signed his name "Dirck Jansen Van der Vliet."Dirck Janse married Lyntje AERTSE5 in Europe.5
|ii.||Hendrikje Dirckse5 (ca.1649-)|
Jan Janse, the common ancestor of the family, emigrated in 1663 from Buren in Gelderland, as per Riker's Newtown, with w. and 5 children; from Buurmelzen (a town on the river Linge near Buren), as per rec. of the m. of his dau. Geertje, and settled in N. U., where he owned large tracts of land; m. Mayke Gisberts; d. 1688. On ass. rolls of N. U. of 1675, '76, '83, and '93; mag. in 1679 and '84; on Dongan's patent of 1686; cen. of 1698; and took the oath of allegiance there in 1687. Will da. Nov. 10, 1688.In about 1652 Jan Janse married Mayke GISBERTS, probably in Bueer Maetsen, Netherlands.
|i.||Roelof Janse5 (1654->1718)|
|iii.||Aert Janse5 (1655-)|
|iv.||Cornelis Janse5 (1661-<1698)|
|12||i.||John Lucassen (1675-)|
|iii.||Stephen Lucasse5 (~1677-)|
|iv.||Hans Lucasse5 (~1679-)|
|v.||Jannetje Lucasse5 (1681-1758)|
|vi.||Willemtje Lucasse5 (~1683-)|
|vii.||Anna Lucasse5 (1686-)|
"Catharine Hansen, m. 1st Lucas Stevense (Van Voorhees), (sup.) m. 2d Pieter Lourense Van Boskerk."526 Roelof Martensen SCHENCK.3,16 Born on 20 Jun 1619 in Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands. Born about 1630.5 Immigrated on 28 Jun 1650 to the Netherlands, on the ship "de Valckenef" with his brother Jan Martense. Roelof Martensen died in Flatlands, Kings Co., LI, New York aft 4 Sep 1704; he was 85.3 This is the date of his will. Occupation: prominent and wealthy resident of Flatlands; in 1662, '63, and '64 he was a mag. there; in 1665 its representative in the Hempstead convention; in 1685 sheriff of the county; in 1689 and '92 a justice of the peace.3,5 Alias/AKA: Signed his name "Roelof Martensen".5 Alias/AKA: Roelof Martense SCHENCK.16
Roelof Martense Schenck settled in Nieu Amersfort, afterwards called Flatlands, on Nassau Island, afterward called Long Island, and was prominent where he lived and one of the 6 or 7 wealthiest men on the Island. In 1687 his name appears on the list among those who took the oath of allegiance to the English Government which he subscribed between the 26th and 30th of September; he md. 1st at Flatlands, L.I. in 1660 Neeltje Geretsen van Couwenhove; md. 2nd 1675 Anetje Peterse Wyckoff; md. 3rd Nov. 19, 1688 Catrina Cruiger; he had 10 children, one of whom was named Gerret.His will is in the New York Historical Society's Abstracts of Wills, Vol. I, 1665-1707, 1892:7
[Page 408]Military: in 1690 he was capt. of horse5
Page 260.--ROELOFF SCHENCK. In the name of God, Amen. I, Roeloff Schenck, of Flatlands, in Kings County, upon Nassau Island. I leave to my wife Katharine, during her life, all my farm or tenements at Flatlands, where I now live, with the houses, gardens, and orchards. And all in accordance with a certain agreement made between me and my said wife before our marriage, and bearing date November 9, 1688. If my wife should marry then the above bequest is to be null and void. I leave to my loving son Martin Schenck, after the death of my wife, all my houses, lands, meadows, and tenements, within the bounds of Flatlands or elsewhere, and he is to pay the following legacies, viz., to each of my children, Janike, Marytie, John, Garritt, Margaritie, Neltie [CORR: add after Neltie, Mayke Schenck] and Sarah, £64, 10s. each, and the same to the children of my daughter Anake, deceased, Roeloff and Albert. And they are to have all the personal property after my wife's decease. My eldest son Martin shall have for his birthright my negro boy Anthony. I make my son Martin sole executor.
Witnesses, Coert Stevens, Garett Stoothoff, Henry
Filken. Proved before Lord Cornbury, July 26, 1705.
|i.||Margaretta Roelofse5 (1678-)|
|ii.||Neeltje Roelofse5 (1682-1751)|
|13||iii.||Mayken Roelofse (1684-1736)|
|iv.||Sarah Roelofse5 (1685-)|
"Annetje Pieterse, (sup.) bp. Nov. 27, 1650, in N. A., (sup.) m. Roelif Martense Schenck."5