Cornelis Swits1

#6373, (1651 - 1730)
Father*Cornelis Claessen Swits2 (s 1625 - b 1656)
Mother*Ariantje Trommels2 (s 1625 - )


Jannetje DeWitt b. 1662
Birth*1651He was born in 1651.2 
Marriage*say 1681He married Jannetje DeWitt, daughter of Tjerck Claesse DeWitt and Barbara Andriessen, say 1681.1 
Baptism24 December 1682He witnessed the baptism of Tjerk Van Keuren on 24 December 1682 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.3,4 
Baptism14 January 1684He sponsored the baptism of his wife's sister Aagje DeWitt on 14 January 1684 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.1,5 
Death*1730He died in 1730.2 


  1. [S663] Gustave Anjou, compiler, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records (New York: Gustave Anjou, 1906), I:56-58, entry for Tjerck Claese De Witt, of Kingston, citing Folio 252, his will dated 4 Mar 1687 (in Dutch).
  2. [S670] Thomas G. Evans, The De Witt Family of Ulster County, New York (New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1886), p. 5.
  3. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, compiler, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), p. 18, 1682, no. 295; Mattys Matysz and Tjaatie Wit; Tirck, 24 Dec.; sponsors Magdaleen Blan Jean and Cornelis Switz. Also Jan Tyse appears in one transcription but is omitted in Vol. II.
  4. [S663] Gustave Anjou, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records, I:33-34, entry for Jan Tysen and his wife, Madelena Blansjan, citing Liber B., p. 265 and T.D.R., Liber 2, p. 246. Mattys is the brother of Jan Tysen.
  5. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 20, no. 340. Aefje, dau. of Tirck Claasz and Barbara Andries, bapt. 14 Jan 1684; sponsors Lucas Andriesz, Cornelis Switz and Jannetie de Wit. On the same day, Margriet, dau. of Jan Tyse[N] and Magdaleen Blanjan, was baptized as well.