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David (Christoffelssen) Christoffelse (1652 - 1690)

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David "Davidt" Christoffelse formerly Christoffelssen aka Davis, Davidts, Davids
Born in Kingston, New Netherlandmap [uncertain]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Albany, Albany, New York, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Albany, Albany, New York, USAmap
Died in Schenectady, Albany, Province of New Yorkmap
This page has been accessed 31 times.

Categories: NNS | New Netherland Settlers | Davids Family of New Netherland | Schenectady massacre.


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Contents

Biography

Name

Name: David* /Davidts/ [1]
"Monsieur R. V. Rensselaer, plaintiff, against Davidt Christoffelssen, defendant." [2]
"David Christoffelse, being sworn, says that 14 days ago he had some grain ground and that it was good meal and that he baked white bread and biscuits with it and was well satisfied with it, but he says that he was not satisfied with the miller, because he did not grind in time and would not accommodate him when he needed the meal, but he has never made any complaint." [3]AJF van Laer, Minutes of the Court: Of Albany, Rensselaerswyck and Schenectady, 1680-1685</ref>
"David Christoffelse, plaintiff, against Lambert Janse, defendant." [3]
"David Christoffellse, plaintiff, against Lambert Janse, defendant." [3]
"David Christoffelse, plaintiff, against Lambert Janse, defendant." [3]

Birth

ABT 1650

Marriage

Husband: David* Davidts
Wife: Rachel Jans
Child: Andries Davidts
Child: ?Thomas Davidts
Child: ?Geertruy Davidts
Marriage: Date: ABT 1670

Sources

  • Source S356 Settlers of the Beekman Patent. Frank J. Doherty. Publication: Frank J. Doherty, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569, ongoing
  • Source: S-2065115617 Repository: #R-2137934464 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files.
  1. Source: #S356 Page: Vol. III, pp. 23-28
  2. Arnold J. F. van Laer. Minutes of the Court of Albany, Rensselaerswyck and Schenectady, 1668-1673. Vol. I. Albany: University of the State of New York, 1926. p. 183.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3

Acknowledgments

  • WikiTree profile Davis-11860 created through the import of davisfamilytree-1.ged on Sep 1, 2012 by Rich Davis. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Rich and others.
  • This person was created through the import of MASTER2011WIKITREE.GED on 27 January 2011.




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On June 27, 2016 at 23:25GMT Carrie Quackenbush wrote:

Davidts-2 and Christoffelssen-1 appear to represent the same person because: This is the oldest paternal ancestor in this chain in need of a merge into the patronymic NNS PPP. No tree conflicts. Thanks! Court records show that David used a patronymic.

On October 29, 2014 at 19:05GMT Scott Bilyou wrote:

See also another source for David, at the foot of page 35, footnote #3 in the book "Early Records of the City And County Of Albany, and Colony of Rensselaerwyck (1656-1675)" by Jonathan Pearson, 1869. https://archive.org/stream/earlyrecordsofciv1alba#page/n85/mode/2up/search/Christoffel+Davits

This same source also has his father still living in Beverwyck/Albany in 1657. I would recommend the location of his birth be changed from Kingston to Albany, if you agree.



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