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Maritje Heemstraat VROOMAN

Female Bef 1699 - 1756  (> 56 years)


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  • Name Maritje Heemstraat VROOMAN 
    Born Bef 1 Sep 1699  Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1 Sep 1699  First Reformed Dutch Church, Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    AFN HRDW-BR 
    Name Maria VROOMAN 
    Reference Number 11 
    Died 30 Jan 1756  Fonda, Montgomery County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Caughnawaga Cemetery, aka Fonda Cemetery, Fonda, Montgomery County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Albert Mark Fonda .

      (2) Wickersham, Grace Vrooman and Comstock, Ernest Bernard, The Vrooman Family in America: 1949, p. 15:

      11. MARIA b Sept. 1, 1699, m Oct. 29, 1725 Douw Fonda, son of Jillis and Great-Grandson of Jellis Douwse Fonda who was in Beverwyck as early as 1654. About 1751 he removed from Schenectady and settled at Caughnawaga. In 1780 he was an aged widower and resided at that place in a large stone dwelling with wings, his three sons, John, Jellis (Major) and Adam lived nearby. On May 22, 1780 he was slain by Sir John Johnson's Indians and his house plundered and burned. His sons, John and Adam were carried captive to Canada. Major Van Horn of Fonda was a great grandson of Major Jellis Fonda, b 1727, who m Jannetje Vrooman, b 1726 dau of Hendrick Vrooman.

      (3) www.findagrave.com:

      Maritje Heemstraat Vrooman Fonda
      Birth: Mar. 24, 1698
      Death: Jun. 30, 1756 [Note by compiler: According to the inscription on Maritje's tombstone, she died on 30 January 1756.]

      Family links: Spouse: Douw Jellis Fonda (1700 - 1780)

      Inscription: "As you pass by and see me lie, so once was I. Here lies the body of Mary Fonda, w/o Douw Fonda, born the 24th of March 1698. Departed this life in hopes of a better, 30th day of January 1756, age 58 years and 10 months."

      Burial: Caughnawaga Cemetery, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, USA

      Created by: Mark Fonda
      Record added: Jul 12, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 20416525
    Person ID I2659  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 May 2018 

    Father Adam Hendrickse VROOMAN,   b. 1649, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1730, Schoharie, Albany [now Schoharie] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grietje Margrietje Takelse HEEMSTRAAT,   d. Aft 25 Feb 1730 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Jan 1697  Albany, Albany County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Douw Jellis FONDA,   b. 22 Aug 1700, Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1780, Fonda, Montgomery County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1725  First Dutch Reformed Church, Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Pieter Douw FONDA,   b. Bef 7 Jan 1739,   d. 1779  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     2. Adam Douw FONDA,   b. Bef 26 Dec 1736, Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1808, Fonda, Montgomery County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)  [natural]
     3. Rachel Vrooman FONDA,   b. Bef 8 Jan 1744  [natural]
     4. John Douw FONDA,   b. Bef 8 Mar 1741,   d. 14 Feb 1813  (Age > 71 years)  [natural]
     5. Adam FONDA,   b. Nov 1730,   d. Bef 29 Oct 1732  (Age ~ 1 years)  [natural]
     6. Jellis Douw FONDA,   b. 24 Mar 1727, Schenectady, Albany [now Schenectady] County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1791, Caughnawaga, Montgomery County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     7. Margrietje Vrooman FONDA,   b. 21 Nov 1733,   d. 12 Mar 1819  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     8. Adam FONDA,   b. 29 Oct 1732,   d. Bef 26 Dec 1736  (Age < 4 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 May 2018 09:46:38 
    Family ID F1865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Schenectady Baptisms - Pearson'sGenealogies : 1699 Sep 01; Adam Vrooman, Grietje Takelse Heemstraat; Maria. . . .

    2. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) "First Dutch ReformedChurch of Schenectady, N.Y. ??? Marriage Record," The New York Genealogical & Biographical Record, Vol. 73, No. 1 (January 1942), pp. 36, 39: 1725 . . . Oct 29 Douwe Fonda J M and Maria Vromans J D [Note by compiler: "J. M." is the abbreviation for "young man," and "J. D." is the abbreviation for "young daughter," but these abbreviations refer to previously unmarried persons, without reference to age.].