Grietjen Hendricks Westercamp

Grietjen Hendricks Westercamp

Female 1642 - Aft 1701  (60 years)

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  • Gender Female 
    Born 1642  New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptism 19 Oct 1642  New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dutch Reformed Church.

    Parent: Hendrick Westercamp, Backer (Baker)
    Child: Margariet (Grietje)
    Witnesses/Sponsors: Jillis Pieterszen, Herrn Timmer, Philip Gerritszen, Engel Mans, Tryntie Pieters 
    Residence 1661  Esopus, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family relocated to Esopus 
    Baptism 1 Oct 1662  Esopus, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dutch Reformed Church.
    Unmarried parents of the child Pieter: Pieter Jacobsen and Grietje Westercamp.
    Witnesses/Sponsors: Saertje Staets, Willempje Jacobs, Pieter Hillebrantsen 
    Prisoner of War 6 Jul 1663  Wiltwyck, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Second Esopus War. Lenapi attack. 18 settlers died and 9 were taken prisoner. Gretje and her future husband, Jan Gerritsen Decker, were among the captives taken. "Jan Gerritsen on Volckert’s bouwery" and one woman and three children from the "household of Grietje Westercamp" were listed as a captives. 
    Biography 1664 
    After the restoration of his brother Charles II to the English throne in 1660, James Duke of Albany became lord high admiral. It was on his initiative that New Amsterdam was seized from the Dutch in 1664 and renamed New York in his honour 
    Witness 24 Aug 1701  Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dutch Reformed Church. At the baptism of Jan, son of Hermanus Decker and Rachel Montagne, Grietjen and her husband appear as sponsors. The last known appearance of Grietjen in written records. 
    Died After 1701  Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I76262  Primary
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2016 

    Father Hendrick Janse Westercamp,   b. 1615, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1654, Albany, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Femmetje Albertse,   b. 1615, Esopus, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1667, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1638  Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children
    1. Grietjen Hendricks Westercamp,   b. 1642, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1701, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F00430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Pieter Jacobsen,   b. 1640, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1664, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Pieter Jacobsen,   b. 01 Oct 1662, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1686, Ulster, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F00431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jan Gerritsen Decker,   b. 23 Apr 1640, Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Hendrick Janse Decker,   b. 1667, Esopus, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Deerpark, Orange, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Jan Gerritsen Decker,   b. 23 Apr 1640, Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1663  Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Broer Jansen Decker,   b. 1660, Esopus, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Margaret Janse Decker,   b. 1663, Ulster, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Gerrit Gerhard Jans Decker,   b. 1665, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Sandyston, Sussex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Jacob Jansen Decker,   b. 22 May 1671, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Sandyston, Sussex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Herman Decker,   b. Abt 1674, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Wallpack, Sussex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
     6. Johannes Decker,   b. 1675, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1754, Port Jervis, Orange, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Jennetje Decker,   b. 1685, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1685, Kingston, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
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    Last Modified 14 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F19419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1642 - New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Dutch Reformed Church. Parent: Hendrick Westercamp, Backer (Baker) Child: Margariet (Grietje) Witnesses/Sponsors: Jillis Pieterszen, Herrn Timmer, Philip Gerritszen, Engel Mans, Tryntie Pieters - 19 Oct 1642 - New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Family relocated to Esopus - 1661 - Esopus, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Dutch Reformed Church. Unmarried parents of the child Pieter: Pieter Jacobsen and Grietje Westercamp. Witnesses/Sponsors: Saertje Staets, Willempje Jacobs, Pieter Hillebrantsen - 1 Oct 1662 - Esopus, New Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Mar 1663 - Kingston, Ulster, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness - Dutch Reformed Church. At the baptism of Jan, son of Hermanus Decker and Rachel Montagne, Grietjen and her husband appear as sponsors. The last known appearance of Grietjen in written records. - 24 Aug 1701 - Kingston, Ulster, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - After 1701 - Kingston, Ulster, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Kingston, Ulster, New York Link to Google Earth
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