Annetje Slegt1

#6904, (18 October 1647 - )
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Cornelis Barentsen Slegt1 (s 1622 - )
Mother*Tryntje Bos1 (c 1624 - b 1684)
Birthcirca October 1647She was born circa October 1647 at South Holland, NetherlandsG.2 
Baptism*18 October 1647She was baptized on 18 October 1647 at Woerden, South Holland, NetherlandsG.2
before 1655She accompanied Cornelis Barentsen Slegt and Tryntje Bos before 1655 (prob. between 1651 and 1655) to New NetherlandG.3 
Baptism24 February 1664She sponsored the baptism of Jannetje Jans on 24 February 1664 at Old Dutch Church, Wiltwyck, Ulster Co., New YorkG.4 
17 August 1676In Cornelis Barentsen Slegt's will dated 17 August 1676, Annetje Slegt was named as an heir.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. [S1352] Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Church Records, 1076-1916, manuscript on film, online, Nederlands Hervormde > Woerden > Dopen 1628-1672 > image 437 of 663. Anno 1647 Den 18 October. Annitjes, baptized, dau. of Cornelis Barents Slechtt and Tryntjen Mathys Bos.
  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. [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. 3, no. 36. Jannetje, dau. of Jan Barentsen Kunst and Jakemyntje Cornelis, bapt. 24 Feb 1664; sponsor Annetjen Cornelis.
  5. [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.