Person:Geesie Harmens (1)

Geesie Harmens
b.Abt 1634 Witmund
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Name Geesie Harmens
Married Name[1] Geesie Van Alst
Alt Name[2] Geesie Hendricksen
Gender Female
Birth? Abt 1634 Witmund
Marriage Banns 5 May 1652 New Amsterdam, New Netherlandto Joris Stephenszen Van Alst
Death? Queens, New York, United States
  1. Family Recorded, in Riker, James. The annals of Newtown in Queens County, New-York: containing its history from its first settlement, together with many interesting facts concerning the adjacent towns : also, a particular account of numerous Long Island families now spread over this and various other states of the Union. (New York: D. Fanshaw, 1852)

    ... Joris Stevensen Van Alst, the ancestor of all among us of this name, was from Bruges, the capital of West Flanders, situated near the aforesaid district of Alst. He is commonly called in our early records, Joris de Caper, i. e. George the sailor. At New Amsterdam, in 1652, he m. Geesie, dau. of Harmen Hendricksen, a young lady from Witmund ; and settling at the Dutch Kills, he bought two plantations, (see p. 21,) for which he obtained a confirmatory patent, Dec. 16, 1670. He d. in or about 1710.
    His ch. were
    Jane, who m. Wit Cornelisz Timmer,
    Mary, m. Henry Brazier, and
    Helena, who m. Michael Bassett. ...

  2. Name mentioned on a few websites, most likely due to a misreading of Riker's statement of "Geesie, dau. of Harmen Hendricksen".