Gessie Gerrits1

#1578, (between 1642 and 1646 - circa 9 February 1700)
Relationship6th great-grandmother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Gerrit _____2
Mother*____ _____

Family

Jan Dircksen Straatemaker b. c 1642
Children 1.Jannetje Straatemaker+12 (c 1666 - )
 2.Annetje Straatemaker+13 (c 1669 - )
 3.Dirck Straatemaker14 (c 1671 - )
 4. Tryntje Straatemaker+15 (c 1674 - )
 5.Gerrit Dirckse Straatemaker16 (c 1676 - c 1686)
 6.___1 Straatemaker17 (1678 - 1678)
 7.Grietie Straatemaker18 (c 1680 - )
 8.Rachel Straatemaker19 (c 1683 - c 1708)
 9.Lea Straatemaker20 (c 1685 - )
Her married name was Straatemaker.1 
Birth*between 1642 and 1646She was born between 1642 and 1646 at Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands, ZutphenB; (est. year based on marriage date.)3 
say 1650She migrated to New NetherlandB say 1650.4 
Baptism5 September 1663She sponsored the baptism of Caspar Steynmets on 5 September 1663 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherland.5 
before 30 December 1665She and Jan Dircksen Straatemaker removed to Bergen (now Jersey City), New Jersey, from New York before 30 December 1665.6 
30 December 1665She and Jan Dircksen Straatemaker were (an unknown value.)6 
Marriage*14 January 1665/66She married Jan Dircksen Straatemaker, son of Dirck Straatemaker and ____ _____, on 14 January 1665/66 at Reformed Church, Bergen (now Jersey City), New Jersey; (banns.)7,8,9,1 
Baptism1692She sponsored the baptism of Gerrit Thomasen Juriaense in 1692 at Dutch Reformed Church, Bergen (now Jersey City), New Jersey.10 
Death*circa 9 February 1700She died circa 9 February 1700 at Bergen, New Jersey.11 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S210] Isora Collord, Ancestors of William Adams Collord and Rebecca Severns his wife (privately printed, ca. 1870), [pp 19-20]. Hereinafter cited as Ancestors of Collord.
  2. [S520] VWH, using Dutch naming conventions.
  3. [S1344] Howard S. F. Randolph, "Tryntje Jacobs and Her Four Husbands", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 56:3 (Jul 1925): p. 266. "Guert or Gerrit Gerritsen, came to this country from Zutphen, Holland. His sisters Jannetje and Geesje also emigrated, but it is not known if they all came together, and if their parents accompanied them, or not, though Jannetje seems to have come by herself in a ship of Judith Verleth’s."
  4. [S1344] Howard S. F. Randolph, "Tryntje Jacobs and Her Four Husbands", p. 266. "Guert or Gerrit Gerritsen, came to this country from Zutphen, Holland. His sisters Jannetje and Geesje also emigrated, but it is not known if they all came together, and if their parents accompanied them, or not, though Jannetje seems to have come by herself in a ship of Judith Verleth’s [1650, the Fortune]."
  5. [S1344] Howard S. F. Randolph, "Tryntje Jacobs and Her Four Husbands", 257–258.
  6. [S1135] "Bergen Records (3rd Book)", Year Book of the Holland Society, Holland Society of New York (1915): p. 58, Register of the Members. On 30 Dec 1665, Jan Dlrckszen Straetmaecker and Geesje Gerrits were added as members, the 33rd and 39th such members.
  7. [S1132] Charles H. Winfield, History of the Land Titles in Hudson County, N. J. 1609–1871 (New York: Wynkoop & Hallenbeck, 1872), p. 338, marriage of Jan Dircksen Straatmaker and Geesje Gerrits, 14 Jan 1665 [prob. 1665/66].
  8. [S1075] A. van Doren Honeyman, William Whitehead and others, editors, Documents Relating to the Colonial and Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey (Newark, NJ: Archives of the State of New Jersey, 1880–1949), XXII:572, in Bergen Church Records; Jan Dirckse Straetmaker and Geesje Gerritse. 14 Jan 1666. Hereinafter cited as Documents Relating to the History of the New Jersey.
  9. [S1133] "Bergen Records (2nd Book)", Year Book of the Holland Society, Holland Society of New York (1914): p. 57, 14 Jan 1666. Jan Dirckse Straetmaker, Y. M., and Geesje Gerritse, Y. D. This is the second marriage recorded in th erecords (the first was 3 Dec 1665).
  10. [S1134] "Bergen Records (1st Book)", Year Book of the Holland Society, Holland Society of New York (1913): p. 37, no. 231. Gerrit, son of Tomas Juriaense and Jannetje Straetmaker; no date given but falls between baptisms of 19 Mar 1692; sponsors Guert Koerten and Geesje Gerrits wife of Jan Straetmaker.
  11. [S1135] "Bergen Records (3rd Book)", Holland Society of New York, p. 30, bur. no. 162, 11 Feb 1700. "Geesje Gerrits, wi. of Jan Straetmaker. 92nd with pall." [Is "wi." wife or widow? Tryntje Jacobs and Her Four Husbands states the former].
  12. [S1134] "Bergen Records (1st Book)", Holland Society of New York, p. 21, 26 Dec 1666, baptism no. 8. Jannetje, dau. of Jan Straetmaker and Geesje Gerrits. This is the eighth baptism recorded in the records (the first was 1 Jan 1666).
  13. [S1134] "Bergen Records (1st Book)", Holland Society of New York, p. 22, 17 Feb 1669, baptism no. 26. Annetje, dau. of Jan Straetmaker and Geesje Gerrits; sponsors Guert Gerrits and Janneke Edsall.
  14. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York: Baptisms From 1639 to 1730 (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1901), p. 103. Dirck, son of Jan Dirckszen and Geesie Gerrits, bapt. 10 Sep 1671; sponsor Lysbeth Cornelis.
  15. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, Records of the RDC in NY: Baptisms 1639–1730, p. 113, citing p. 371, bapt. 4 Mar 1674. Tryntie, dau. of Jan Dirckse. Stratemaeker and Geesje Gerrits; witnesses Pieter Jacobszen Marius and Barbertje Barents.
  16. [S1135] "Bergen Records (3rd Book)", Holland Society of New York, p. 26, bur. no. 84, 23 Sep 1685, "Gerrit Dirckse Straetmaker, son of Jan Dirckse Straetmaker, at Bergen; 31st with pall."
  17. [S1135] "Bergen Records (3rd Book)", Holland Society of New York, p. 23, bur. no. 47, 9 Dec 1678. Bur. newly born infant of Jan Straetmaker, at Bergen.
  18. [S1139] Samuel S. Purple and and others, editors, "Records of the Reformed Church in New York: Marriages and Baptisms", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (1874–1879): IX:25, bapt. 19 May 1680. Grietie, dau. of Jan Dirckszen Stratenmaeker and Geesje Gerrits; witnesses Gerrit Steenwits and Annetie Jacobs.
  19. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, Records of the RDC in NY: Baptisms 1639–1730, p. 157. Rachel, dau. of Jan Dirckszen Straetmaecker and Geesje Gerrits, bapt. 24 Feb 1683; sponsors Nichlaes Bayard and Judith Verlet.
  20. [S1344] Howard S. F. Randolph, "Tryntje Jacobs and Her Four Husbands", p. 263.