Person:Maria Melyn (1)

m. 22 Apr 1627
  1. Cornelia MelynAbt 1628 - 1716/17
  2. Johannes Melyn1629 -
  3. Cornelis Melyn1630 - Bef 1633
  4. Cornelis Melyn1633 - 1655
  5. Abraham Melyn1635 -
  6. Maria Mariken Melyn1637 - Bef 1699
  7. Yzaak Melyn1638 - Bef 1646
  8. Jacob Melyn1640 - 1706
  9. Susannah Melyn1643 - 1693
  10. Magdalen Melyn1644/45 -
  11. Isaac Melyn1646 - 1693
m. 18 Jun 1655
m. 25 Aug 1664
  1. Isaac Hatfield1667 - Bet 1709 & 1710
  2. Cornelius Hatfield1669 - 1718
  3. Abraham Hatfield1670 - 1706
  4. Rachel HatfieldAbt 1673 -
  5. Mary HatfieldEst 1675 - 1742
  6. Elizabeth HatfieldEst 1678 - 1725
Facts and Events
Name Maria Mariken Melyn
Alt Name Maritje _____
Gender Female
Christening? 29 Mar 1637 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsNieuwe Kerk
Marriage 18 Jun 1655 New Amsterdam, New York, New York, United StatesDutch Reformed Church
to Claes Allertszen Paradijs
Marriage 25 Aug 1664 New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United Statesto Matthias Hatfield
Death? Bef 1699 Elizabethtown, Essex, New York, United States

Matthias HATFIELD may have come to America with the colonists who settled at Staten Island under the Patroon, Cornelis Melyn whose daughter Maria "Mary" Mariken he later married at New Haven. "Matthias Hithfield" took the Oath of Fidelity 1 May 1660 at New Haven. He also took an oath of allegiance in Elizabethtown, NJ. He appears as "Mathias Helefeild" on the 1670 list of those paying quit rents to the proprietors. He built in 1673 a house in Elizabethtown which descended in the family down to 1880 when it was owned by Robert Morris Hatfield. In 1677 the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethtown was erected on some of his land. He made his will 19 Apr 1684. Recorded 13 Dec 1687.

He married 25 Aug 1664 in New Haven to Mariken (Maria) MELYN PARADYS. She was the widow of Claes Allertson Paradijs and the daughter of Cornelis Melyn, Patroon of Staten Island and his wife Janneken Adriaens.

The children of Matthias Hatfield and Mariken Melyn were:
(1) Cornelius HATFIELD born 1665/6 in New York City. He purchased land from Col. Richard TOWNLEY in 1690 in Elizabethtown which adjoined the grounds of his brother Isaac Hatfield. He died 22 May 1718 at age 52 years and is buried n St. John's Churchyard, Elizabethtown. He married first to Abigail ---- and second about 1691 to Sarah ----.
(2) Isaac HATFIELD was born about 1667 Elizabethtown. He died 1709/10. He was married to an unknown woman.
(3) Mary HATFIELD born 1668 Essex, NJ; died young.
(4) Abraham HATFIELD was born 8 Jun 1670 Essex, NJ. He was a cordwainer and also ran a tannery with his brother Cornelius. He died 17 Jul 1706. His will was made 8 Jul 1706 and proved 23 Jul 1706 at Trenton, NJ. He married about 1695 to Phebe OGDEN.
(5) Rachel HATFIELD was baptized 3 Oct 1674 and probably died young.
(6) Mary Hatfield was born about 1674 and died 17 Dec 1742 at the age of 68 years. She married to Richard MILLER who died in 1759.
(7) Elizabeth HATFIELD was born about 1675/6 Essex Co., NJ. She died 28 Sep 1725. Her husband was Maximilian LaLOUR a silversmith in Elizabethtown, NJ.