Geertruy DeWitt1

#6380, (circa 1668 - )
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Tjerck Claesse DeWitt1 (s 1632 - 1700/1)
Mother*Barbara Andriessen1 (s 1639 - 1714)
Birth*circa 1668She was born circa 1668 at New YorkG.1,2 
Baptism15 October 1668She was baptized on 15 October 1668 at Albany, New York.2,1 
Baptism4 December 1687She sponsored the baptism of Klaes Van Keuren on 4 December 1687 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.3 
24 March 1688 As of 24 March 1688,her married name was Schoonmaker.1 
Marriage*24 March 1688She married Hendrick Hendricksen Schoonmaker on 24 March 1688 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.4,1 


  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. [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. 6, no.95, 1668; Baptisms by Domine Gideon Schaets of Albany, recorded by William de la Montagne (Reader or Precentor) of the Church and Secretary of the Village; Tierck Claesen de Wit and Barber Anderiesen; Geertruyd, 15 Oct.; sponsors Jan Anderiesen, Luyckas Anderies, Martie Anderiesen.
  3. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 30, no. 541. Klaes, son of Mattys Mattyssen and Thiatje de Witthe, bapt. 4 Dec 1687; sponsors Jan Focke and Ghiertruy de Witthe.
  4. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 510, no. 91; HENDRICK HENDRIXEN SCHOUMAECKER, j. m., bom in Kings Touwn, and
    GEERTHRUY de WITT, j. d., born in Kings Touwn. Date of Banns not given.