Person:Elsje van Rosenvelt (1)

Elsje van Rosenvelt
m. 1671
  1. Catharina MeyerAbt 1686 -
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Name[1] Elsje van Rosenvelt
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1652 New Amsterdam, New York, New York, United States
Marriage 1671 to Hendrick Meyer
Death? 1703
  1. 1.0 1.1 Whittelsey, Charles Barney. The Roosevelt genealogy, 1649-1902.

    3. ELSJE (Claes Martenszen^). Elsie Rosenvelt was bap.
    February I2, 1652, in the Reformed Dutch Church of New
    Amsterdam (now New York), married, in 1671, Hendrick
    Jillesh Meyert (or Meyer); bap. March 6th, 1650. "They resided
    in Pearl street, near Whitehall street. He was a Cordwainer, in
    1699, and in 1700 he was Assistant Alderman for the South
    Ward." (Valentine's History, p. 332.) "Mr. and Mrs. Meyer
    were members of the Dutch Church in 1686." (Church Records.)

    "Hendrick Jillish Meyer was the son of Jillis (or Gillis)
    Pieterszen (Meyer), commonly called Pieterszen van der Grouw,
    or van der Gonda - the ancient town of Gonda or Tergrouw in
    Holland, his birthplace. House carpenter; came to New Amster-
    dam in 1633. On the 16th of April, 1639, at the age of 27, in
    company with Jacob Stoffelson and Tymen Janszen, he makes
    declaration as to the condition of the fort, church, mills and other
    public property, at the time of Governor Kieft's arrival in New
    Amsterdam." (Col. N. Y. Hist. Soc, Vol I., p. 279, new series.)
    "He married, in New Amsterdam, July 6, 1642, Elsje Hendricks,
    b. in Amsterdam, Holland ; daughter of Hendrick Janszen Snyder
    or Hendrick Janszen, the tailor, and his wife, Geertje Scheerbuch.
    He died prior to 1656." (Vol. IX., p. 4, N. Y. G. & B. Rec.)

    The children of Elsje Rosenvelt and Hendrick Jillish Meyer

    8 ELSJE MEYER, bap. Sept. 15, 1672; she d. young.

    9+ JENNETJE MEYER, bap. Sept. 19, 1674; m. Abraham Proovost.

    10 ELSJE MEYER, bap. March 12, 1676; m. Oct. 30, 1698, Bernardus Smith from Bushwick, L. I., she was his first wife and she d.
    in 1704. He m. 2d, June 30, 1705, Anna Colevelt, widow of Lawrence Hedding-. (Vol IX p. 4, N. T. Gene, and Biog. Rec.)

    11+MARRITIE MEYER, bap. June 25, 1679, m. Hendrick Van der Haul.

    12 RACHEL MEYER, bap, March 1, 1684.

    13+CATHRINA MEYER, bap. June 13, 1686, m. Hermanns Rutgers.

    14 HENDRICK MEYER, bap. Nov. 4, 1688, may be the one who m. at Hackensack, N. J., June 24, 1716, Elsie de Vouw. (Nothing further.)

    15 JOHANNES MEYER, bap. May 15, 1692.

    16 PETER MEYER, bap. Jan. 31, 1697.

    References: Valentine's History of New York, p. 332. Col. N. Y. Hist. Soc. new series, Vol. 1, p. 279. N. T. Gene, and Biog.
    Rec. Vol. IX, p. 4.

  2. New York, United States. New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962. (FamilySearch Record Search).

    Name: Elsje Van Rosenvelt
    Gender: Female
    Baptism/Christening Date: 11 Feb 1652
    Birth Date:
    Death Date:
    Name Note:
    Father's Name: Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt
    Father's Birthplace:
    Father's Age:
    Mother's Name:
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Mother's Age:
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50561-1
    System Origin: New_York-ODM
    Source Film Number: 17503
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    Source Citation

    "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 April 2012), Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt in entry for Elsje Van Rosenvelt (1652).