Anneke Jans1

#18020, (say 1604 - circa 29 January 1663)
Father*Jan _____3 (s 1580 - )
Mother*Tryntie Jonas2

Family 1

Roelof Jansz b. c 1602, d. c 1637
Children 1.Lÿntgen Roelofs14 (c 1624 - b 1634)
 2.Sara Roelofs+1 (c 1627 - )
 3.Trÿntje Roelofs+1 (c 1629 - )
 4.Sytie Roelofs+1 (c 1630 - c 1659)
 5.Jan Roelofs1 (c 1632 - )
 6.Annitjen Roelofs15 (c 1635 - b 1663)

Family 2

Dom. Everadus Bogardus b. 1607, d. 1647
Children 1.Willem Bogardus1 (c 1639 - )
 2.Cornelis Bogardus+16 (c 1640 - 1666)
 3.Jonas Bogardus17 (c 1643 - )
 4.Pieter Bogardus18 (c 1645 - )
Anneke Jans was also known as Annetje. 
There are many sources for the facts of the lives of Roelofs Jansz and Anneke Jans. They have been used here as cited. The work of George Olin Zabriskie in his "Anneje Jans in Fact and Fiction" (New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 104, Jan. and Apr. 1973) has provided a detailed accounting of many of the original sources to be used, and they have been liberally examined for this genealogy.4 
Her married name was Jansz.5 
Her married name was Bogardus.6 
Birth*say 1604She was born say 1604 at Flekkerøy, Vest-Agder, NorwayG.7 
Marr Intentions1 April 1623She and Roelof Jansz entered marriage intentions on 1 April 1623 at Hervormde Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands.8,9
Marriage*18 April 1623She married Roelof Jansz on 18 April 1623 at Hervormde Nieuwekerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands.5,8,9
1630She and Roelof Jansz migrated from Amsterdam, on de Eendracht, to New NetherlandG in 1630.10,11 
Marriage*circa 1638She married Dom. Everadus Bogardus circa 1638 at New NetherlandG.6 
Baptism25 September 1639She sponsored the baptism of Neeltje Jacobs Van Couwenhoven on 25 September 1639 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherland.12 
29 January 1663She left a will on 29 January 1663 at New NetherlandG.13 
Death*circa 29 January 1663She died circa 29 January 1663 at Beverwyck, New Netherland.13 

Citations

  1. [S1158] William S. Pelletrau, compiler, Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate’s Office, City of New York (New York: New York Historical Society, 1893-1913), NYHS Vol. XXVII, Abstracts IV:487–490, will of Anneke Jans Bogardus. Names "her children, Sarah Roeloffson, wife of Hans Kierstede; Catrina Roeloffsen, wife of Johanes Van Brugh; also Jannettije and Rachel Hartgers, the children of her deceased daughter, Fytje Roeloffsen, during her life the wife of Peter Hartgers, representing together their mother's place; also her son Jan Roeloffsen, and finally, William, Cornelius, Jonas, and Peter Bogardus."
  2. [S1353] E. B. O'Callaghan, The Register of New Netherland (Albany: J. Munsell, 1865), p. 128. Names of the midwives of new Amsterdam. Midwife was an official appointment for each Dutch town. The first for New Amsterdam was: "Tryn Jansen (or Jonas). . .the mother of the much talked about Annetje Jans, wife of Rev. Everardus Bogardus."
  3. [S520] VWH, (first name follows from the name of his daughters).
  4. [S520] VWH.
  5. [S672] A. J. F. van Laer, editor, Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts (Albany: University of the State of New York, 1908), p. 806. "Roelof Jansz, from Masterland [Marstrand, on the coast of Sweden]."
  6. [S1158] William S. Pelletrau, Abstracts of Wills on File in NYC 1665-1801, Series No. XXVIII, Wills vol. 4, p. 490, editor's note. "Anneke Janse, was the wife of Roeloff Jansen, who . . . died about 1637, and his widow soon married Rev. Everardus Bogardus, and lived with him at what is now No. 23 Whitehall street, New York."
  7. [S1646] George Olin Zabriskie, "Anneke Jans in Fact and Fiction", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 104 (Apr. and Jul. 1973), p. 67, adding that her husband was born in Marstrand in Sweden (today), a Dutch commercial outpost, that was in a section of Norway ceded to Sweden in 1658; marriage record of April 1623, age 18.
  8. [S1646] George Olin Zabriskie, "Anneke Jans in Fact and Fiction", p. 67, citing Registers of the Dutch Reformed Churches in Amsterdam, microfilm 113190, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk. Amsterdam (Noord-Holland) for intentions; 113558, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk. Nieuwekerk (Amsterdam, Noord-Holland) for marriage.
    Intentions, Oude Kerk (Amsterdam, Noord-Holland). From the translation: Marriage intentions. 1 Apr 1623. Roelof Janssoon, b. Maesterland, a seaman, age 21, no parents, assisted by Jan Gerritsz, his nephew; and Anna Jans, b. Vleckere, Norway, age 18, assisted by her mother Trïjn Roeloffs; both res. St. Tunis gate.
    Marriage, 18 Apr 1623, Roefof Janszen and Anna Jans, 18 Apr 1623.
  9. [S1321] Netherlands, Noord-Holland Province, Church Records, 1523-1948, images, online FamilySearch.org, Nederlands Hervormde > Amsterdam > Huwelijksaangiften, Trouwen 1620-1623, img. 541/545. Vol. 427 1622-1623, sh. 239. Film 113190. See Gabriskie citation for translation.
  10. [S1336] E. B. O'Callaghan, History of New Netherland or New York Under the Dutch (New York: Bartlett and Welford, 1848), I:433. "Names of Settlers in Rensselaerswyck from 1630 to 1646 compiled from the Books of Monthly Wages and otlier MSS." Entry for the year 1630: "Roeloff Jansen van Maesterlandt, wife and family; came out as farmer to the Patroon, at $72 a year."
  11. [S672] A. J. F. van Laer, Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts, p. 308. "Account of the jurisdictions, management and condition of the territories named Rensselaerswyck," dated 20 Jul 1634. A list of the first settlers, in 1630, of the new farm "de Laets Burg" at Rensselaerswyck, under the overseer Wolfert Gerrittsen:
    Rutger Hendricksen, van Soest [near Amersfoort in Netherlands]
    Brent Peelen, vander Nieckarck [Nijkerk or Nykerck, in Gelderland, Netherlands]
    Beerent Jansen, van esen[en?] [van Laer's note: place name not identified]
    Roeloff Jansen, van Masterlant [Marstrand, Norway (now Sweden)]
    Annetgen Jans, his wife
    Sara and Trintgen Roeloffs, "his daughters with another child born before in that country"
    Claes Claesen, van Vlecker [Flekkerøy, Norway (birth place of Annetgen Jans)]
    Jacob Goyuerttsen, van [ditto] [Flekkerøy, Norway]
    Zeeger Jansen, vander Nieckarck [Nijkerk or Nykerck]
    On p. 805, these are all named as sailing on the ship de Eendracht from Texel on 21 Mar 1630, arriving at New Amsterdam 24 May 1630.
  12. [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. 10. Neeltje, dau. of Jacob Wolphertz [mother's name not given], bapt. 25 Sep 1639; sponsors Gerrit Wolphertszen, David Provoost, Philip Gerritszen, Neeltje Wolpherts, Anneken Jans. This was the first recorded baptism in the Church for which records are preserved.
  13. [S1158] William S. Pelletrau, Abstracts of Wills on File in NYC 1665-1801, NYHS Vol. XXVII, Abstracts IV:487–490. Names "her children, Sarah Roeloffson, wife of Hans Kierstede; Catrina Roeloffsen, wife of Johanes Van Brugh; also Jannettije and Rachel Hartgers, the children of her deceased daughter, Fytje Roeloffsen, during her life the wife of Peter Hartgers, representing together their mother's place; also her son Jan Roeloffsen, and finally, William, Cornelius, Jonas, and Peter Bogardus." A transcription is available at http://exhibitions.nysm.nysed.gov//albany/wills/… (New York State Museum).
  14. [S1646] George Olin Zabriskie, "Anneke Jans in Fact and Fiction", p. 67, with the name Lijnte, citing Registers of the Lutheran Churches in Amsterdam, FHL Film 113415. The actual record image with "Lÿntgen" can be found on FamilySearch.org, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland Province, Church Records, 1523-1948," Evangelisch Luthers > Amsterdam > Dopen 1590-1641 > image 223 of 654.
  15. [S1172] Arnold J. F. van Laer, translator and annotator, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1974), II:42–43, document 20b, "Settlement of Annetje Jans upon her minor children by Roeloff Jansen, her first husband," dated 21 Jun 1642 at Fort Amsterdam. Restatement of an apparently lost agreement with her children's guardians prior to her marriage to Everardus Bogardus. Promises each their share of their father's estate, and gives the names and ages of the children: Sara Rouloffs, aged about sixteen years; Trijntjen Rouloffs, aged thirteen years; Sijtjen Rouloffs, aged eleven years; Jan Rouloffsen, nine years old; and Annitjen Rouloffsen, aged six years. The last, Annitjen, is not mentioned in her mother's will of 1663. Presumably she died childless during the interval.
  16. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, Records of the RDC in NY: Baptisms 1639–1730, p. 11. Cornelis, son of Dominie Everardus Bogardus, bapt. 9 Sep 1640; sponsors Corn. Vander Oykens (Fiscael), Mr. Ludolf, Thjime Jans, Catharina Trasele, Trjintje Jonas.
  17. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, Records of the RDC in NY: Baptisms 1639–1730, p. 104. Jonas, son of Dominie Everardus Bogardus, bapt. 4 Jan 1643; sponsors Olof Stephenszen Van Courtlt., Mr. Gysbert opten dÿck, Trÿntje Jonas, Sara Roelofs.
  18. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, Records of the RDC in NY: Baptisms 1639–1730, p. 19. Pieter, son of Dominie Everardus Bogardus, bapt. 2 apr 1645; sponsors Jochern Pieterszen, Mr. Hans Kierstede, Marrilie Thymens, Sara Roelois [sic].