Janneken Rapalje1

#12065, (5 July 1635 - )
Father*Juris Jansen Rapalje1 (s 1600 - )
Mother*Catalyntje Trico Rapalje1 (c 1605 - )
Janneken Rapalje was also known as Judith Joris.2,3 
Her married name was van Nest.1 
Birth*5 July 1635She was born on 5 July 1635 at New Amsterdam, New Netherland; bapt. not found.2 
Baptism4 November 1646She witnessed the baptism of Michiel Hansen on 4 November 1646 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam, New Netherland.4 
Marriage*say 1652She married Pieter van Nest say 1652.1 


  1. [S1029] Teunis G. Bergen, The Bergen Family or the Descendants of Hans Hansen Bergen (Albany, N. Y.: Joel Munsell, 1876), p. 72, footnote: "Janneken Rapalje was a sister of Sara, Hanse's wife, and wife of Pieter Van Nest."
  2. [S1168] George E. McCracken, "Catalyntje Trico Rapalje", The American Genealogist 35:4 (October 1959): p. 196, with note 1 on p. 200, "Birth dates in this list appear in Manuscript B1 at the New-York Historical Society and are transcribed from a photostat thereof, not from Allaben's transcript. Though the document appears to be old, the handwriting is not, in my opinion, older then the eighteenth century."
  3. [S1139] Samuel S. Purple and others, editors, "Records of the Reformed Church in New York: Marriages and Baptisms", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (1874–1879): V:93 (1874). Marritje, bapt. 8 Oct 1651, dau. of "Hans Hanszen"; witnesses Pieter Corneliszen, Judith Joris and Annetje Laurens. Bergen Family (Bergen, 1876) footnote 4, p. 73, says "Judith Joris, daughter of Joris Jansen Rapalie, and wife of Pieter Van Nest." Page 72 notes that her name was also given as Janneken (see witness to baptism of Jan on 17 Apr 1644).
  4. [S1139] Purple, "Records of the Reformed Church in N.Y.", V:88 (1874). Michiel, bapt. 4 Nov 1646, son of "Hans Hanszen, Noorman"; witnesses Michiel Pauluszen, Pieter Janszen Noorman, and Janneken Rapalje. Bergen Family (Bergen 1876) in a footnote (p. 72) says "Michiel Pauluzen (Vandervoort), m. Marretje, daughter of Joris Jansen Rapalie, consequently a brother-in-law of Hans Hansen" and "Janneken Rapalje was a sister of Sara, Hanse's wife, and wife of Pieter Van Nest."