Hendrick Slegt1

#6903, (say 1641 - )
Relationship6th great-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Cornelis Barentsen Slegt1 (s 1622 - )
Mother*Tryntje Bos1 (c 1624 - b 1684)


Elsjen Barens b. s 1645
Hendrick Slegt was also known as Cornelis (patronymic form.) 
Birth*say 1641He was born say 1641 at Woerden, South Holland, NetherlandsG.2 
before 1655He accompanied Cornelis Barentsen Slegt and Tryntje Bos before 1655 (prob. between 1651 and 1655) to New NetherlandG.3 
Marriage*8 August 1666He married Elsjen Barens on 8 August 1666 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.2 
17 August 1676In Cornelis Barentsen Slegt's will dated 17 August 1676, Hendrick Slegt was named as an heir.4
Baptism27 October 1678He sponsored the baptism of Roelof Elting on 27 October 1678 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.5 


  1. [S663] Gustave Anjou, compiler, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records (New York: Gustave Anjou, 1906), I:32-33; ""the children: Jacomeyntie, Hendrick, Annette, Mattys, and Petronella."
  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. 502, no. 19, 8 Aug 1666. "Hendrick Cornelissen Slecht, wheel wright, j. m., of Woerden, in Hollant [Holland], and Elsjen Barens, j. d., of Amsterdam, both resid. here [in Wiltwyck, now Kingston]. First publication of Banns, 25 July; second, 1 Aug., third, 8 Aug." Footnote re: Woerden "The present Woerden, in Province of South Holland, on the Old Rhine,18 miles E. S. E. of Leiden."
  3. [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."
  4. [S663] Gustave Anjou, Ulster County N.Y. Probate Records, I:32, citing Liber B., p. 262, and Translations of Dutch Records, Liber 2, p. 244.
    Testamentary disposition, dated Aug. 17 (year not mentioned), and written in Dutch [date est. on prior and subsequent documents- VWH]
    "Cornells Barentsen, her husband, co-testator" and herself "desire that the whole estate" "shall be inherited by the survivor" and at their deaths by "the children: Jacomeyntie, Hendrick, Annette, Mattys, and Petronella. "If any of the testators should re-marry, one half of the property is to be divided immediately among the children.— "A linen-chest made by Jan Jansen, which Petronella has, is above her portion (Een Kasse gamaakt door Jan Jansen" "voor linen kasse date Petronella voor uyt heeft boven haar portie").
    Wessel Ten Broeck Signed Cornelis Barentse Slecht
    Jan Heyndericksz by me Tryntye Tysen Bosch.
  5. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 11, bapt. 160. Roelof, son of Jan Eltingh and Jakomyntie Slecht, bapt. 27 Oct 1678; sponsors Hendrick Slecht and Elsje Slecht [prob. his wife, Elsjen Barens].