Teunis Cornelise Swart1,2

#5326, (circa 1635 - before 7 February 1682/83)
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Cornelis Swart3
Mother*____ _____3

Family

Elisabeth Van Der Linde b. c 1629
Children 1.Pieternella Tenisse Swart9
 2.Neeltje Tenisse Swart9
 3.Jannetje Tenisse Swart9
 4. Cornelis Swart+10 (c 1652 - )
 5.Esaias Swart+11 (1653 - )
 6.Jacomyntje Swart+12 (c 1655 - c 1713)
 7.Adam Antonisz Swart13 (c 1668 - )
 8.Maritie Swart+14 (s 1670 - )
Birth*circa 1635He was born circa 1635.1 
Marriage*circa 1651He married Elisabeth Van Der Linde, daughter of Esaias Van Der Linde and Maijke Davidts, circa 1651.4 
15 January 1667Teunis Cornelise Swart acquired real estate at east corner of State and Church Streets, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., New YorkG, on 15 January 1667 "His farm on the bouwland granted to him by patent Jan. 15, 1667, confirmatory of that given by Gov. Stuyvesant, June 16, 1664, describes it as "a certain parcel of land at Schenectady over the third creek or kil [Poenties kil] marked with number ten, to the east of number nine and number six, to the west of number nine and number eight, to the south the hills and to the north the river south-west and by west, — in breadth 64 rods and containing 48 acres or 24 morgens, 576 rods."

This being the middle allotment of the bouwland was a double farm, extending from the river to the sand bluff or hill and was divided nearly into two equal parts by the river road. It was sold by the Swart family about 1692 (except the southernmost eight acres which Jesaias Swart held) (151-1), to Claas Lourense Van Purmerend alias Van der Volgen, Teunis Swart's son-in-law, who conveyed the northerly half lying between the road and the river, to Claas Janse Van Boekhoven. (151-2) The latter dividing this portion comprising eleven morgens, into equal parcels by a line running from the road to the river, in 1693, conveyed the westerly half to Catharine Glen, wife of Gerrit Lansing (151-3); and the easterly half to Dirk Arentse Bratt, his stepson. Bratt's portion passed to Wouter Vrooman in 1741; and in 1757, Adam, son of Wouter Vrooman conveyed the same to Isaac Vrooman.

Teunis Swart also had a pasture on the north side of Front street, consisting of two and a half morgens of land, which was confirmed to him by patent Sept. 10, 1670, — "now in the occupation of Teunis Cornelys jonge pointee, lying the pasture or Weyland, having on the south [East] Gerrit Banckers on the north [west] Barent Janse [Van Ditmars] — in length 92 rods, breadth by the river side 15 rods and by the high way [Front street] 17 rods." This lot commencing at or about the New York Central railroad, extended along the street easterly 210 feet Eng., and was conveyed in 1715 to Jan Mebie by Cornelis eldest son of Teunis Swart."

see citation for notes and source.5,6 
21 July 1677He left a will on 21 July 1677 at Schenectady, New York; "Near noon about 7 o'clock before me, Lodevicus Cobes, Secretary of Schenectady and for the undersigned witnesses, appeared the worthy Theunis Cornelisse Swart and Elizabeth van der Linden, his wife, — the longest liver to have bonds, book-debts, money, gold, silver, coined and uncoined, jewels, clothing, linnen, woolen, household-goods. 'If the survivor should marry, one half to go to their' children, begotten by them, and if so should happen that both the testators should die without having married again, the minors shall be brought up from the proceeds of the estate."7 
Death*before 7 February 1682/83He died before 7 February 1682/83 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., New YorkG.8 
"Two brothers of the name of Swart were among the early settlers of Schenectady..."2 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S588] Early New Netherland Settlers, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rclarke/, 1. Cornelius Fynhout (Rn=71948), who was born about 1645 at Beverwyck, New Netherland and died at Ulster County, New York.
    He married first, 06 June 1667 at Kingston, Ulster County, New York Neeltje Van Wagenen Fynhout (Rn=71949), who was born 1641 at Westbroeck, Utrecht, Netherland and died before 1691 at Kingston, Ulster County, New York at 50 years of age, a daughter of Aert Van Wagenaar (Rn=98) and Annatje ? Van Wagenaar (Rn=125) and married second, about 1691 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York Jacomyntje Swart Viele/Van Hoeck/Fynhout (Rn=14481), who was born about 1660 and died 1713 at 53 years of age, a daughter of Teunis Swart (Rn=13599) and Elisabeth De Lint (Van Der Linde) Swart/Vrooman/Uythoff (Rn=13600).First Residence - Beverwyck, New Netherland. Second Residence - Ulster County, New York.
  2. [S590] Stonehouse and Related Families, online www.stonehouse.ca, "Two brothers of the name of Swart were among the early settlers of Schenectady; — Frederic Cornelise, who was proposed by Secretary Ludovicus Cobes in 1676 as one of the magistrates of the village, and Teunis Cornelise from whom all the families of this name in this vicinity are descended.

    After the death of the latter about 1680, his wife Elizabeth Lendt or Van der Linde (150-1) married Jacob Meese Vrooman of Albany; he died about 1690, and Oct. 14, 1691 she again married Wouter Uythoff of Albany.

    Teunis Swart occupied the lot on the east corner of State and Church streets, 170 feet front on the former and 200 feet on the latter street, until his death; and was succeeded in possession of it by his widow and son Cornelis, who early removing to Ulster county conveyed it in 1692 to his brother-in-law Claes Laurense Van der Volgen, reserving for his brother Esaias Swart a lot of forty feet front on Church street from the north end.

    The deed is dated Jan. 4, 1692, conveying the lot of Teunis Cornelise Swart, granted to and in the name of Jacob Meese Vrooman [second husband of Elizabeth, widow of said Swart] by the magistrates of Schenectady, according to deed of date Feb. 7, 1682/3, by Wouter Uythoff [third husband of said Elizabeth] and said Elizabeth to Claas Laurense Van Purmerent [alias Vander Volgen], — "being a corner lot over against the church (te weten de kerk), (150-2) two hundred feet long [on Church street] and one hundred and seventy feet broad [on State street] having des heeren Straeten (150-3) [State and Church streets] on the south and west and to the east Jan Labatie according to deed of date Feb. 7, 1682/3; excepting a piece conveyed to Esaias Swart by deed of July 30, 1681." (150-4)

    His farm on the bouwland granted to him by patent Jan. 15, 1667, confirmatory of that given by Gov. Stuyvesant, June 16, 1664, describes it as "a certain parcel of land at Schenectady over the third creek or kil [Poenties kil] marked with number ten, to the east of number nine and number six, to the west of number nine and number eight, to the south the hills and to the north the river south-west and by west, — in breadth 64 rods and containing 48 acres or 24 morgens, 576 rods." (150-5)

    This being the middle allotment of the bouwland was a double farm, extending from the river to the sand bluff or hill and was divided nearly into two equal parts by the river road. It was sold by the Swart family about 1692 (except the southernmost eight acres which Jesaias Swart held) (151-1), to Claas Lourense Van Purmerend alias Van der Volgen, Teunis Swart's son-in-law, who conveyed the northerly half lying between the road and the river, to Claas Janse Van Boekhoven. (151-2) The latter dividing this portion comprising eleven morgens, into equal parcels by a line running from the road to the river, in 1693, conveyed the westerly half to Catharine Glen, wife of Gerrit Lansing (151-3); and the easterly half to Dirk Arentse Bratt, his stepson. (151-4) Bratt's portion passed to Wouter Vrooman in 1741 (151-5); and in 1757, Adam, son of Wouter Vrooman conveyed the same to Isaac Vrooman. (151-6)

    Teunis Swart also had a pasture on the north side of Front street, consisting of two and a half morgens of land, which was confirmed to him by patent Sept. 10, 1670, — "now in the occupation of Teunis Cornelys jonge pointee, lying the pasture or Weyland, having on the south [East] Gerrit Banckers on the north [west] Barent Janse [Van Ditmars] — in length 92 rods, breadth by the river side 15 rods and by the high way [Front street] 17 rods." (151-7) This lot commencing at or about the New York Central railroad, extended along the street easterly 210 feet Eng., and was conveyed in 1715 to Jan Mebie by Cornelis eldest son of Teunis Swart. (151-8)

    Notes
    (150-1) Deeds, III, 88, 310; IV, 35.
    (150-2) The church which then stood at the junction of Church and State streets was from the beginning used as a watchhouse and continued to be so used nearly one hundred years. ['te blok huys (te weten de kerche) = the block house that is to say the church. — M'M.]
    (150-3) [Heeren Straeten = public streets. — M'M]
    (150-4) Deeds, IV, 34, 35.
    (150-5) Patents, 309.
    (151-1) Deeds, III, 310.
    (151-2) Deeds, IV, 34, 35.
    (151-3) Deeds, IV, 37. Catharina Glen before her marriage with Lansing, was the widow of Cornelis, son of Barent Janse Van Ditmars, former husband of Van Boekhoven's present wife (Mrs. Bratt). This parcel of land probably came to Catharina Glen as part of her inheritance from her first husband.
    (151-4) Deeds, IV, 38.
    (151-5) Wills, Court of Appeals office.
    (151-6) Deeds, VII, 261; wills of Cornelis Vander Volgen, 1735; of Lourense Claase Vander Volgen 1739; and of Wouter Vrooman 1748, in Court of Appeals office.
    (151-7) Patents, 754.
    (151-8) Toll Papers.

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  4. [S588] Early New Netherland Settlers, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rclarke/, Cornelius Fynhout, who was born about 1645 at Beverwyck, New Netherland and died at Ulster County, NY. Married second, about 1691 at Schenectady, NY, Jacomyntje Swart, who was born about 1660 and died 1713 at 53 years of age, a daughter of Teunis Swart and Elisabeth De Lint (Van Der Linde).
  5. [S589] Prof. Jonathan Pearson, A History of The Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times, J. W. Mac Murray, editor (Albany, N. Y.: Joel Munsell's Sons, Printers, 1883), "Claas Laurense, one of the first settlers in 1662, married Maritie, daughter of Teunis Cornelise Swart, and had nine children, the most of whom attained maturity and left families. His village lot comprised the lots now occupied by Van Home Hall and Myers' stores, having a front on State street of 105 feet.
    In 1692, he bought the lot on the east corner of State and Church streets, — 170 feet on the former and 160 feet on the latter street. This lot was originally granted to Teunis Cornelise Swart, by patent of date Jan. 15, 1667; on his death, his wife Elizabeth married Jacob Meese Vrooman, of Albany, to whom the magistrates of Schenectady gave a deed of the same, of date Feb. 7, 168|. Vrooman dying, his widow again married Wouter Uythoff, with whom she united Jan. 4, 1692, in a conveyance of said lot to Claas Laurense Van Purmerend [alias Van der Volgen], — it " being a corner lot over against the Blockhouse (te weten de kerk) ['to wit the church], 200 feet long [on Church street] — 170 ft. long [on State street], having south and west des heeren straet ('the public streets') [State and Church streets], and to the east Jan Labatie," according to deed of Feb. 7, 1682/3; excepting a piece conveyed to Esaias Swart, by deed of July 30, 1681. This latter parcel was taken from the rear of the whole lot, 40 ft. front on Church street and is now number 31 and owned by Mr. Marten De Forest.
    His farm on the bouwland was No. 10, which was conveyed to him 25th April, 1692, by Wouter Uythoff (third husband of Elizabeth Van der Linde), and said Elizabeth for 540 beavers, — "the bouwery, lot [in the "Village], house, barn and rick of the late Teunis Cornelise Swart, — the " bouwery being No. 10 over the third Poenties~ kil, to the east of Nos. 9 " and 6, to the west of Nos. 9 and 8 from the hill to the river Southwest by "west, 64 rods wide; comprising 24 morgens 576 rods as granted by pat"ent 16 June 1664 and confirmed Jan. 15 1667." " Page 173, citing Deeds, [IV, 34, 35 and Deeds, IV, 38

    Claas Lourense Van Purmerend, alias Van Der Volgen, was Teunis's son-in-law.
  6. [S589] Prof. Jonathan Pearson, History of The Schenectady Patent, "Two brothers of the name of Swart were among the early settlers of Schenectady; — Frederic Cornelise, who was proposed by Secretary Ludovicus Cobes in 1676 as one of the magistrates of the village, and Teunis Cornelise from whom all the families of this name in this vicinity are descended.

    After the death of the latter about 1680, his wife Elizabeth Lendt or Van der Linde (150-1) married Jacob Meese Vrooman of Albany; he died about 1690, and Oct. 14, 1691 she again married Wouter Uythoff of Albany.

    Teunis Swart occupied the lot on the east corner of State and Church streets, 170 feet front on the former and 200 feet on the latter street, until his death; and was succeeded in possession of it by his widow and son Cornelis, who early removing to Ulster county conveyed it in 1692 to his brother-in-law Claes Laurense Van der Volgen, reserving for his brother Esaias Swart a lot of forty feet front on Church street from the north end.

    The deed is dated Jan. 4, 1692, conveying the lot of Teunis Cornelise Swart, granted to and in the name of Jacob Meese Vrooman [second husband of Elizabeth, widow of said Swart] by the magistrates of Schenectady, according to deed of date Feb. 7, 1682/3, by Wouter Uythoff [third husband of said Elizabeth] and said Elizabeth to Claas Laurense Van Purmerent [alias Vander Volgen], — "being a corner lot over against the church (te weten de kerk), (150-2) two hundred feet long [on Church street] and one hundred and seventy feet broad [on State street] having des heeren Straeten (150-3) [State and Church streets] on the south and west and to the east Jan Labatie according to deed of date Feb. 7, 1682/3; excepting a piece conveyed to Esaias Swart by deed of July 30, 1681." (150-4)

    His farm on the bouwland granted to him by patent Jan. 15, 1667, confirmatory of that given by Gov. Stuyvesant, June 16, 1664, describes it as "a certain parcel of land at Schenectady over the third creek or kil [Poenties kil] marked with number ten, to the east of number nine and number six, to the west of number nine and number eight, to the south the hills and to the north the river south-west and by west, — in breadth 64 rods and containing 48 acres or 24 morgens, 576 rods." (150-5)

    This being the middle allotment of the bouwland was a double farm, extending from the river to the sand bluff or hill and was divided nearly into two equal parts by the river road. It was sold by the Swart family about 1692 (except the southernmost eight acres which Jesaias Swart held) (151-1), to Claas Lourense Van Purmerend alias Van der Volgen, Teunis Swart's son-in-law, who conveyed the northerly half lying between the road and the river, to Claas Janse Van Boekhoven. (151-2) The latter dividing this portion comprising eleven morgens, into equal parcels by a line running from the road to the river, in 1693, conveyed the westerly half to Catharine Glen, wife of Gerrit Lansing (151-3); and the easterly half to Dirk Arentse Bratt, his stepson. (151-4) Bratt's portion passed to Wouter Vrooman in 1741 (151-5); and in 1757, Adam, son of Wouter Vrooman conveyed the same to Isaac Vrooman. (151-6)

    Teunis Swart also had a pasture on the north side of Front street, consisting of two and a half morgens of land, which was confirmed to him by patent Sept. 10, 1670, — "now in the occupation of Teunis Cornelys jonge pointee, lying the pasture or Weyland, having on the south [East] Gerrit Banckers on the north [west] Barent Janse [Van Ditmars] — in length 92 rods, breadth by the river side 15 rods and by the high way [Front street] 17 rods." (151-7) This lot commencing at or about the New York Central railroad, extended along the street easterly 210 feet Eng., and was conveyed in 1715 to Jan Mebie by Cornelis eldest son of Teunis Swart. (151-8)

    Notes
    (150-1) Deeds, III, 88, 310; IV, 35.
    (150-2) The church which then stood at the junction of Church and State streets was from the beginning used as a watchhouse and continued to be so used nearly one hundred years. ['te blok huys (te weten de kerche) = the block house that is to say the church. — M'M.]
    (150-3) [Heeren Straeten = public streets. — M'M]
    (150-4) Deeds, IV, 34, 35.
    (150-5) Patents, 309.
    (151-1) Deeds, III, 310.
    (151-2) Deeds, IV, 34, 35.
    (151-3) Deeds, IV, 37. Catharina Glen before her marriage with Lansing, was the widow of Cornelis, son of Barent Janse Van Ditmars, former husband of Van Boekhoven's present wife (Mrs. Bratt). This parcel of land probably came to Catharina Glen as part of her inheritance from her first husband.
    (151-4) Deeds, IV, 38.
    (151-5) Wills, Court of Appeals office.
    (151-6) Deeds, VII, 261; wills of Cornelis Vander Volgen, 1735; of Lourense Claase Vander Volgen 1739; and of Wouter Vrooman 1748, in Court of Appeals office.
    (151-7) Patents, 754.
    (151-8) Toll Papers.

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  7. [S663] Gustave Anjou, compiler, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records (New York: Gustave Anjou, 1906), I:74–75, citing Book of Deeds Liber I, p. 431. Will dated 21 Jul 1677, in Dutch.
    "Naar de middagh ontrent 7 uren voor my Lodevicus Cobes Secrets : van Schanegtede ende voor de naargenoemde getuygen gecompareert ende Verschenen zyn, den Eersamen Theunis Cornelisse Swart, ende Elizabeth vander Linden Echte beyden my Secretario wel bekent" knowing the shortness of the human life, etc., the longest liver to have "actien en Crediten, gelt, gout, zilver, gemunt en ongemiuit, Juweelen, Kleederen, linnen, woolen, huysraat en de anders" and if the longest liver were to marry "de helft eene Schifinge en de Deelinge gemaakt Sal worden voor haare Elf kinderen te Samen geproucureert ende in 't leven zynde Insgelyke Soo sy byde testateuren mogten komen te overlyden sender in eenander heuwelyk te treden, is haar begeeren dat de minder jaarige kinderen uyt de Effecten Sullen groot gemaakt worden."
    (Near noon about 7 o'clock before me, Lodevicus Cobes, Secretary of Schenectady and for the undersigned witnesses, appeared the worthy Theunis Cornelisse Swart and Elizabeth van der Linden, his wife, — the longest liver to have bonds, book-debts, money, gold, silver, coined and uncoined, jewels, clothing, linnen, woolen, household-goods. "If the survivor should marry, one half to go to their" children, begotten by them, and if so should happen that both the testators should die without having married again, the minors shall be brought up from the proceeds of the estate.)
    Theunis Cornelisse (het mark)
    Leysebeth Van der Lenden
    Sweer Thonissen (het merk)
    Domine Aukes.
  8. [S589] Prof. Jonathan Pearson, History of The Schenectady Patent, "Claas Laurense Van dee Volgen, alias Van Purmeeend.
    Claas Laurense, one of the first settlers in 1662, married Maritie, daughter of Teunis Cornelise Swart, and had nine children, the most of whom attained maturity and left families. His village lot comprised the lots now occupied by Van Home Hall and Myers' stores, having a front on State street of 105 feet.
    In 1692, he bought the lot on the east corner of State and Church streets, — 170 feet on the former and 160 feet on the latter street. This lot was originally granted to Teunis Cornelise Swart, by patent of date Jan. 15, 1667; on his death, his wife Elizabeth married Jacob Meese Vrooman, of Albany, to whom the magistrates of Schenectady gave a deed of the same, of date Feb. 7, 1681. Vrooman dying, his widow again married Wouter Uythoff, with whom she united Jan. 4, 1692, in a conveyance of said lot to Claas Laurense Van Purmerend [alias Van der Volgen], — it " being a corner lot over against the Blockhouse (te weten de kerk) ['to wit the church], 200 feet long [on Church street] — 170 ft. long [on State street], having south and west des heeren straet ('the public streets') [State and Church streets], and to the east Jan Labatie," according to deed of Feb. 7, 1682/3; excepting a piece conveyed to Esaias Swart, by deed of July 30, 1681. This latter parcel was taken from the rear of the whole lot, 40 ft. front on Church street and is now number 31 and owned by Mr. Marten De Forest.
    His farm on the bouwland was No. 10, which was conveyed to him 25th April, 1692, by Wouter Uythoff (third husband of Elizabeth Van der Linde), and said Elizabeth for 540 beavers, — "the bouwery, lot [in the "Village], house, barn and rick of the late Teunis Cornelise Swart, — the " bouwery being No. 10 over the third [Poenties] kil, to the east of Nos. 9 and 6, to the west of Nos. 9 and 8 from the hill to the river Southwest by "west, 64 rods wide; comprising 24 morgens 576 rods as granted by patent 16 June 1664 and confirmed Jan. 15 1667." " Page 173, citing Deeds, IV, 34, 35 and Deeds, IV, 38.
  9. [S1365] Robert G. Cooney Jr. and Harry Macy Jr., "The Netherlands Ancestry of Elisabeth De Lint, Wife of Teunis Cornelissen Swart", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 120 (Jul 1989).
  10. [S588] Early New Netherland Settlers, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rclarke/, 2. Jacomyntje Fynhout Swart (Rn=70833), who was born about 1668 and died before 25 December 1695 at 27 years of age.
    She married Cornelis Swart (Rn=70832), who was born 14 October 1652 and died after 19 May 1728 at 75 years of age, a son of Teunis Swart (Rn=13599) and Elisabeth De Lint (Van Der Linde) Swart/Vrooman/Uythoff (Rn=13600). Source [Burhans Genealogy by Samuel Burhans Junior 1894 page 19].
  11. [S589] Prof. Jonathan Pearson, History of The Schenectady Patent, "Teunis Cornelise Swart had three sons who lived to maturity and had families, — Cornelis the eldest, who removed to Ulster county, (151-9) — Adam who settled in Kinderhook (152-1), and Esaias or Jesaias, who remained in Schenectady and became the progenitor of those who bear this name in this vicinity.

    Esaias, born in 1653, married Eva, daughter of Teunis Van Woert of Albany, and had three sons, Teunis who settled in Schoharie; Wouter who, settled on the south side of the Mohawk river on the Thickstone place (152-2), whose daughter he married, and Jesaias who settled on the north side of the Mohawk at the Sixth flat, of which he received a conveyance Aug. 3, 1713, from the trustees of Schenectady for £6-19-6 yearly rent, together with 60 acres of woodland lying northward of the same. (152-3)

    His village lot, of 40 feet front and 163 feet deep, was on the east side of Church street, 163 feet north from State street, the same having been reserved out of his father's lot when it was sold to his brother-in-law Van der Volgen. (152-4)

    He had also had eight acres of bouwery No. 10, which his step-father Jacob Meese Vrooman and his mother Elizabeth, widow of Teunis Cornelise Swart, conveyed to him Feb. 20, 1685/6, — "bounded south by the hills, west by Symon Volckertse [Veeder], north by Claas Laurense Van der Volgen and east by a low place formerly a swamp, adjoining the pasture of Claas Laurense Purmerend [Van der Volgen], being a part of farm or bouwery No. 10 granted to said Teunis Cornelise [Swart] by patent Jan. 15, 1667. (152-5)

    Notes
    (151-9) Cornelis Swart was 70 years old 22 May, 1722, and was born therefore about 1652. Wills, I, Deeds, IV, 35; Albany Annals, VI, 48.
    (152-1) Adam Swart Van Schenegtade married Metie Willemse Van Slyck Van Nieuw Albanie, Jan. 15, 1690; — in 1706 he resided in Kinderhook. — Albany Dutch Church Records.
    (152-2) Above Hoffman's Ferry.
    (152-3) Church and Toll Papers.
    (152-4) Deeds, IV, 35.
    (152-5) Deeds, III, 310.

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  12. [S588] Early New Netherland Settlers, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rclarke/, Cornelius Fynhout, b. about 1645 at Beverwyck, New Netherland and d. Ulster Co. NY. Marr. (1), 6 June 1667 at Kingston, Ulster Co. NY, Neeltje Van Wagenen, b. 1641 at Westbroeck, Utrecht, Netherland and d. before 1691 at Kingston, Ulster Co. NY, age 50, dau. of Aert Van Wagenaar (son of Jacob) and Annatje Van Wagenaar (dau. of Gerrit); Cornelius marr. (2), about 1691 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co. NY, Jacomyntje Swart, b. about 1660 and d. 1713, age about 53, dau. of Teunis Swart (son of Cornelius) and Elisabeth De Lint or Van Der Linde (dau. of Esaias).
  13. [S590] Stonehouse and Related Families, online www.stonehouse.ca, "Teunis Cornelise Swart had three sons who lived to maturity and had families, — Cornelis the eldest, who removed to Ulster county, (151-9) — Adam who settled in Kinderhook (152-1), and Esaias or Jesaias, who remained in Schenectady and became the progenitor of those who bear this name in this vicinity.

    Esaias, born in 1653, married Eva, daughter of Teunis Van Woert of Albany, and had three sons, Teunis who settled in Schoharie; Wouter who, settled on the south side of the Mohawk river on the Thickstone place (152-2), whose daughter he married, and Jesaias who settled on the north side of the Mohawk at the Sixth flat, of which he received a conveyance Aug. 3, 1713, from the trustees of Schenectady for £6-19-6 yearly rent, together with 60 acres of woodland lying northward of the same. (152-3)

    His village lot, of 40 feet front and 163 feet deep, was on the east side of Church street, 163 feet north from State street, the same having been reserved out of his father's lot when it was sold to his brother-in-law Van der Volgen. (152-4)

    He had also had eight acres of bouwery No. 10, which his step-father Jacob Meese Vrooman and his mother Elizabeth, widow of Teunis Cornelise Swart, conveyed to him Feb. 20, 1685/6, — "bounded south by the hills, west by Symon Volckertse [Veeder], north by Claas Laurense Van der Volgen and east by a low place formerly a swamp, adjoining the pasture of Claas Laurense Purmerend [Van der Volgen], being a part of farm or bouwery No. 10 granted to said Teunis Cornelise [Swart] by patent Jan. 15, 1667. (152-5)

    Notes
    (151-9) Cornelis Swart was 70 years old 22 May, 1722, and was born therefore about 1652. Wills, I, Deeds, IV, 35; Albany Annals, VI, 48.
    (152-1) Adam Swart Van Schenegtade married Metie Willemse Van Slyck Van Nieuw Albanie, Jan. 15, 1690; — in 1706 he resided in Kinderhook. — Albany Dutch Church Records.
    (152-2) Above Hoffman's Ferry.
    (152-3) Church and Toll Papers.
    (152-4) Deeds, IV, 35.
    (152-5) Deeds, III, 310.

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  14. [S589] Prof. Jonathan Pearson, History of The Schenectady Patent, "Claas Laurense Van dee Volgen, alias Van Purmeeend. Claas Laurense, one of the first settlers in 1662, married Maritie, daughter of Teunis Cornelise Swart, and had nine children, the most of whom attained maturity and left families." Page 173.