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Capt. Wouter Jacob VROOMAN

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  • Name Wouter Jacob VROOMAN 
    Title Capt. 
    Born 4 Nov 1744  Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 4 Nov 1744 
    Reference Number 139 
    Died 17 Feb 1817  Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Pearson, Jonathan, Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800, Albany, NY: J. Munsell, 1873 <http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/families/firstsettlers/vro_wem.html >:

      WOUTER J. [VROOMAN], of Normanskil, m. Jacomyntie, dau. of Johannes Barheyt (?). Capt. Wouter Vrooman of Guilderland was taken prisoner in 1780 and held two years. Ch. bp: Rachel, Dec. 6, 1767; Cornelia, Oct. 1, 1796; Jacob, May 29, 1771; Isaac, Jan. 3, 1773; Johannes, Aug. 7, 1774; Alida, May 12, 1776; Margarita, May 10, 1778; Isaac, Sept. 25, 1779; Maria, Oct. 19, 1784; Styntje, b. April 23, 1786.

      (2) Wickersham, Grace Vrooman and Comstock, Ernest Bernard, The Vrooman Family in America: 1949, p. 62:

      139. WOUTER J. VROOMAN (43 Jacob), b Nov. 4, 1744, Feb. 17, 1817. [Note by compiler: According to p. 33 of the same source, Wouter was baptised on November 4, 1744. If Wouter was, in fact, baptised on that date, he was baptised on the date on which he was born.] He m Jacomytje Barheyt, dau. of Johannes Barheyt, dau of Johannes Barheyt. Capt. Walter Jacob Vrooman was taken captive at Kanasaroga, Oct. 23, 1780, and was held until July 29,1783 before being released. [Note by compiler: The capture actually took place in Canaseraga, not Kasasaroga.] In the Albany and Schenectady History by Tenny, p 116, it states,

      "St. George's Masonic Lodge of Schenectady resolve that 50 shillings of hard money out of the funds of the lodge be given to the family of brother Walter Vrooman, who is now captive with the enemy."

      [Children:]

      316. RACHEL, bp Dec. 6, 1767, m Mar. 17, 1789, Jacob Sittle or Zittle, "beyde Hellenbergh." They had a dau, Annatje, b 1796, and a son, Walter, b Jan. 1, 1801.

      317. CORNELIA, b Oct. 1, 1769, m Dec. 11, 1796, New Salem Church, John Bloomingdale, (Bloomdall) a widower. They had a son, Walter b Mar. 9, 1798, and a daughter, Jacomyntje, b Jan 13, 1801.

      318. JACOB, b May 29, 1771. He was called Jacob Jr., also "Jacob of Normanskill." He m Rebeca Ewing.

      319. ISAAC, b Jan. 3, 1773, d.y.

      320. JOHANNES, b Aug. 7, 1774, m Aug. 15, 1802, Catherine Bearup of "Normanskil"

      321. ALIDA, b May 12, 1776, m first, Apr. 28, 1798, at New Salem Church, Nicholas Winne. They had a son, Walter Vrooman Winne, b Jan. 4, 1805. Alida m second, James Wands.

      322. MARGRITA, bp May 10, 1778, "Margarita of NormanskiIl" m at Greenbush, Oct. 18, 1798, Daniel Springer. They had a son, Nicholas, b May 3, 1806.

      323. ISAAC, hp Sept. 25, 1779, sponsors, Isaac J. Vrooman and Jannetje Vrooman (the father' s brother No. 144 and his sister No. 146a).

      324. MARIA, bp Oct. 19, 1784, sponsors, Hendrick Markel and Maria Vrooman (No. 141, the father's sister).

      325. STYNTJE. b Apr. 23, 1786, sponsors, Harmen Van Slyke and Maria Vrooman (No. 148, the father's cousin), m Cornelis Van Neis.
    Person ID I122  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Jacob Wouter VROOMAN,   b. Bef 24 Aug 1717, Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Schoharie, Schoharie County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel VAN WOERT,   b. 1724 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 May 1743 
    Family ID F2440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacomytje BARHEYT,   b. Abt 1746, Albany, Albany County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786, Albany, Albany County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1766  Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jacob Wouter VROOMAN,   b. 29 May 1771, Normanskill [now Albany], NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart