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Johannes (Montagne) de la Montagne Sr

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Dr Jean Mousnier [uncertain] (Johannes) "Jehan" de la Montagne Sr formerly Montagne aka Montanus, la Montagne
Born in Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Walloon Church, Leyden, Netherlands, Holland
Husband of — married in New York, New York, USA
Died in Cleverack, Albany, New York, United States
Last profile change on 25 July 2015
01:10: Steven Mix proposed a merge of DelaMontagne-14 and Montagne-1 with a comment. [Thank Steven for this]
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Categories: Huguenot Migration | NNS Huguenot | NNS | New Netherland Settlers.

Mousnier de la Montagne was a Huguenot.
He was a Walloon signer of the 1621 Round Robin petition, promising "to go into Virginia and there to live in the same condition as others of His Majesty's subjects, but in a town of incorporation by themselves"

The Old Dutch flag. Johannes (Montagne) de la Montagne Sr belongs to a New Netherland family.
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Contents

Biography

An interesting discussion of Johannes can be found at the Society of the Descendants of Johannes de la Montagne.

Parents' Marriage

Marriage:
Date: 1593
Place: New York, USA[1]

Name

Name: Jean Mousnier /De La Montagne/[2][3][4][5][6]
Name: Johannes /De La Montagne/[7]
Name: Jean Mous /De La Montagne/[8]

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using Jean Mousnier /De La Montagne/.

Name: Gillis /Delamontagne/[9]
Jean Mousnier de la Montange
Name: Dr Jean (John) Mousnier /de la Montanya/ Sr[10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1595
Place: Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France[17][18][19][20]
Birth:
Date: 1595
Place: Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France[21]
Birth:
Date: 1593
Place: France[22]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 1595

Birth:
Date: ABT 1600[23]
Born 1595 in Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
Birth:
Date: 1595
Place: Sainte, Santonge, Charente Infer, France[24][25]
Birth:
Date: 1595
Place: Leiden, S holl, Netherlands[26]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 1595

Event

Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1623
Place: New Netherland[27]
Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1621
Place: Virginia, USA[28]

Marriage

Husband of Rachel de Forest — married November 28, 1626 in Leyden, Zuid, Nether, Holland
Husband of Agneetie Jilles — married October 18, 1647 in New York, New York, USA
Husband: Dr Jean (John) Mousnier de la Montanya
Wife: @I1120@
  1. Child: Jean Mousnier deLaMontanye
Marriage:
Date: 12 DEC 1626
Place: Leiden, S. Holl, Netherlands[29][30]

Event

Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1637
Place: New York, New York[31]
Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1664
Place: New York, New York[32]

2nd Marriage

Husband of Agnietie Jilles — married August 18, 1647 in New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church, New York, United States

Death

Death:
Date: 1670
Place: Cleverack, Albany, New York, USA[33][34]
Death:
Date: MAY 1670
Place: Albany, Albany, New York, USA[35]
Death:
Date: 13 MAY 1672
Place: Holland, Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands[36]

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 1670Array

Death:
Place: Channel Islands[37]
Died 1670 in Cleverack, NY
Death: Age: 75
Date: 10 MAY 1670
Place: Columbia, NY, USA
Death: Age: 75
Date: 1670
Place: Leiden, S. Holl, Netherlands[38]

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 10 MAY 1670Array

Note

Note: @N2752@
@N2752@ NOTEGiven Name: Jean"Johannes" Mousnier de
Surname: la Montagne
Sex: M
Birth: 1595 in Saintes, Saintogne, France
Death: 1670 in Claverack, New York
Note:
Custom Field:<_FA#> he was a Physician

He was a Native of Saintonge, on the west coast of France. He accompanied Jesse De Forest,the leader of the Huguenot community in Leyden, to the Amazon River and the coast of Guiana in 1623, one of a party of eleven Huguenot men looking for a site to establish a Huguenot colony.

He returned to Leyden on the "BLACK EAGLE" late in 1625, bringing with him the journal and maps of the exploration party with the sad news that Jesse De Forest had died on October 22, 1624 in Guiana.

In 1628, Jean De La Montagne left with his young bride on the "FORTUYN" for the island of Tobago,a Dutch possession in the Windward Islands, northwest of Guiana. His wife returned to Leyden in 1631, supposedly enfeebled by the climate of the Caribbean Isle. Her husband probably returned to Leyden in 1633 and appears on the register of the University of Leyden for the third time in 1636.

On September 25, 1636, he sailed for America for the third time, this time with his wife and three children, on the ship "RENSSELAERWYCK", owned by the patroon Kiliaen Van Resselaer and by the De Forest family, whose leader was now Rachel's uncle Gerard De Forest. The De Forest group on the ship consisted of Rachel's brothers Henry and Isaac, as well as the De La Montagne family. Another child, Maria, was born to Rachel at sea, before the ship reached New Amsterdam on March 5,1637.

In the New Netherlands, Jean De La Montagne was generally referred to as Doctor Johannes De La Montagne. His excellent education and high natural abilities enabled him to take and important place in the community. On Manhattan, he set up business as a physician and as a chandler. Henry De Forest died soon after arrival, and Dr. Montagne was forced to take charge of the De Forest tobacco plantation in mid-Manhattan. Eventually, Dr. Montagne assumed the proprietorship of the property, living on it with his family and producing a profitable crop of tobacco. The farm, called "Vrendendahl", included much of the upper half of what is now Central Park in New York City. He was driven off the land by Indians and lived thereafter near the fort at New Amsterdam. He was the offical surgeon of New Amsterdam, Frist Councillor (continuously from: 1638-1656) for both Director Kieft and Director Stuyvesant, military commander of the troops on Manhattan Island 1640-1656, and a member of several peace commissions with the Indians.

Dr. Montagne was appointed Vice-Director of the colony from 1656-1664, with special responsibility for Fort Orange (Albany) and the Dutch settlement at Beverwyck. This made Dr. Montagne the chief administrator for a large area, including all the Dutch and Huguenot settlements in the Hudson valley.

With the English take-over of the colony in 1664, Dr. Montagne dropped out of offical records, as an official of the Dutch West Indies Company, he had to resign as Vice-Director. He did sign a loyalty oath to the new British government and it is believed that he accompanied Peter Stuyvesant back to Holland in 1665 to defend the surrender of the colony. It is assumed that he returned to New York in 1668 like Peter Stuyesant. It also assumed that he died in Claverack, New York in 1670 because his son, Jean dropped the use of Junior that year.

Sources

  • Source: S-2142475756: Ancestry Family Trees (Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members).[39]
  • Source S43: Author: Ancestry.com: Title: Public Member Trees: Publication: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006: Repository: #R1: Repository R1: Name: www.ancestry.com
  • Source: S210 Author: Ancestry.com Title: New York, Genealogical Records, 1675-1920 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004; Repository: #R1 Repository: R1 Name: Ancestry.com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S27 Author: Heritage Consulting Title: Millennium File Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S28 Author: Yates Publishing Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S48 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S56 Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Title: American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Repository: #R1

Source Notes

  1.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  2.  : Source: #S1: Page: 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files were combined tocreate this source citation.
  3.  : Source: #S36: Page: Source number: 183.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number ofPages: 1; Submitter Code: JLM.
    Text: Name: Jean Mous De La Montagne Birth Date: 1593 Birth Place: Fr
  4.  : Source: #S2: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Jean Mous De La Montagne
  5.  : Source: #S3: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Jean Mousnier De La Montagne
  6.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  7.  : Source: #S3: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Rachel De Forest
  8.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  9.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  10. Source: #S56
  11. Source: #S27
  12. Source: #S48 Page: Place: New York, New York; Year: 1637; Page Number: 25
  13. Source: #S28 Page: Source number: 183.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JLM
  14. Source: #S48 Page: Place: New York, New York; Year: 1664; Page Number: 75
  15. Source: #S210 Page: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (quarterly-1874) - Extracts; Publication Place: New York; Publisher: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society; Page Number: 177
  16. Source: #S210 Page: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (quarterly-1878) - Extracts; Publication Place: New York; Publisher: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society; Page Number: 41
  17.  : Source: #S36: Page: Source number: 183.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number ofPages: 1; Submitter Code: JLM.
    Text: Name: Jean Mous De La Montagne Birth Date: 1593 Birth Place: Fr
  18.  : Source: #S3: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Rachel De Forest
  19.  : Source: #S2: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Jean Mous De La Montagne
  20.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  21.  : Source: #S3: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Jean Mousnier De La Montagne
  22.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  23.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  24. Source: #S56
  25. Source: #S28 Page: Source number: 183.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JLM
  26. Source: #S27
  27.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  28.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  29. Source: #S27
  30. Source: #S28 Page: Source number: 183.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JLM
  31. Source: #S48 Page: Place: New York, New York; Year: 1637; Page Number: 25
  32. Source: #S48 Page: Place: New York, New York; Year: 1664; Page Number: 75
  33.  : Source: #S3: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Rachel De Forest
  34.  : Source: #S3: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Jean Mousnier De La Montagne
  35.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  36.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  37.  : Source: #S43: Page: Database online.
    Text: Record for Agnietje Ten Waert
  38. Source: #S27
  39. from DeLaMontagne-12

Acknowledgements

  • The WikiTree profile Montagne-1 was created through the import of Rodney Timbrook Ancestors and Relatives_2010-09-10.ged on 10 September 2010. The information given in the biography is from that profile as of April 9, 2014.
  • The WikiTree profile DeLaMontagne-12 was created through the import of Mulkerin Family History Site.ged on Dec 15, 2011 by Samantha Mulkerin.
  • This person was created through the import of Rodney Timbrook Ancestors and Relatives_2010-09-10.ged on 10 September 2010. The following data was included in the gedcom. You may wish to edit it for readability.
  • This person was created on 10 February 2011 through the import of James_s Complete Family Tree.ged.
  • Thank you to Susan Potts for creating WikiTree profile De la Montanya-1 through the import of 15 generations.ged on Oct 30, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Susan and others.

Why Montagne-1?

  • Determined prior to March 2014 based on conventions for European Aristicrats (guidelines for that project say not to include prepositional prefixes - e.g., de la - in the LNAB field.


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On July 25, 2015 at 05:10GMT Steven Mix wrote:

DelaMontagne-14 and Montagne-1 appear to represent the same person because: This recently imported duplicate is the oldest paternal ancestor in this chain in need of a merge into the NNS PPP. No tree conflicts. Thanks!

On August 1, 2014 at 03:02GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

De la Montanya-1 and Montagne-1 appear to represent the same person because: they were in an unmerged match & the New Netherland Settlers Approval System (http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:New_Netherland_Settlers_-_Approval_System) now has them marked "Green" (NNS Category) and "Orange" (Merge Pending), indicating that the two are ready to be merged. Thanks!

On August 1, 2014 at 03:01GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

De la Montange-2 and Montagne-1 appear to represent the same person because: they were in an unmerged match & the New Netherland Settlers Approval System (http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:New_Netherland_Settlers_-_Approval_System) now has them marked "Green" (NNS Category) and "Orange" (Merge Pending), indicating that the two are ready to be merged. Thanks!

On July 30, 2014 at 19:43GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Delamontagne-2 and Montagne-1 appear to represent the same person because: This is the oldest paternal ancestor in this chain in need of a merge. No tree conflicts. I saved the alternate data to the bio. Thanks!