Jan Cornelisen Slegt1

#14301, (circa March 1643 - )
Relationship6th great-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Cornelis Barentsen Slegt1 (s 1622 - )
Mother*Tryntje Bos1 (c 1624 - b 1684)
Birth*circa March 1643He was born circa March 1643 at South Holland, NetherlandsG.1 
Baptism6 March 1643He was baptized on 6 March 1643 at Woerden, South Holland, NetherlandsG.1 
before 1655He accompanied Cornelis Barentsen Slegt and Tryntje Bos before 1655 (prob. between 1651 and 1655) to New NetherlandG.2 


  1. [S1352] Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Church Records, 1076-1916, manuscript on film, online FamilySearch.org, Nederlands Hervormde > Woerden > Dopen 1628-1672 > image 307 of 663, folio sheet 151. Anno 1643 Den 6 Maart. Jan, baptized, son of Cornelis Barents Slechtt and Tryntjen Mathys Bos.
  2. [S1353] E. B. O'Callaghan, The Register of New Netherland (Albany: J. Munsell, 1865), p. 128. Mrs. Cornelis Barentsen Slecht, midwife for Esopus, 1655. "Midwives in Holland, before being licensed, were duly examined by a board of Physicians. One of such licensed women was appointed Midwife to a Town or Village. This custom was transferred to New Netherland."