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Johannes Westfall

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Johannes Jurian Westfall
Born about in Kingston, Ulster, New York
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Port Jervis, Orange, New York
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Contents

Biography

Johannes Westfall born in 1660 in Foxhall Manor, Ulster City, New York. He died about 1725 in Minisink, Orange County, New York. He was the son of Juriaen and Maritje (Hansen) Westfall. He married Marritje Jacobsen Kool January 28, 1682 in Kingston, New York. She was the daughter of Jacob Barenson and Marritje (Simons) Kool.
In 1696 Johannes and 18 others including his brothers Symen, Nicholas, and his widowed sister Rymerick Quick bought land from the Minsi Indians along the Delaware River near the New York/New Jersey line. The land lies principally in Deerpark Township, Orange County, New York. The peaceful Minsi Indians were one of the three tribes of the Lenni Lenape people. About 1699 Johannes and his family moved to what was called the Minisink settlement. They were among the first white people to live in the area. Johannes oldest son Jurian and his friend Jacob Kuykendall hunted and trapped with the Minsi Indians as youths, and later traded with them. Jurian married Jacob's sister Styntie Kuykendall and Jacob married Jurian's sister Sara westfall. They raised their families and farmed there in the Minisink Valley along the Delaware River at peace with the Indians for many years. Jurian had the first apple orchard in the area, and Jacob established the first trading post. Three of Jurian's sisters married into the Dutch Kuykendall family. Jurian's parents Johannes and Marretje (Kool) Westfall had 13 children-Jurian George Westfall, Maretje Maria Westfall, Rebecca Westfall, Janneetje Westfall, Sara Westfall, Jacob Westfall, Abel John Westfall, Nicholas Westfall, Klaartjen Westfall, Rymerick Westfall, Helena Westfall, Rachel Westfall, and John W. Westfall.

Name

Name: Johannes Jurian /Westfall/[1][2]

Birth

1660
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States[3][4]

Marriage

28 JAN 1682/3
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States[5][6]

Children

Child: Jurian George Westfall
Child: Marietje (Maria\Mary) Westfall
Child: Rebecca Westfall
Child: Jannetje (Janet) Westfall
Child: Sarah Westfall, bp. 1691 May 26. Baptism was recorded at the Reformed Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster, NY. [7].
Child: Jacob Westfall
Child: Abel John Westfall
Child: Nicholas Westfall
Child: Klaartjen Westfall
Child: Rymerick Westfall
Child: Helena Lena Westfall
Child: Rachel Westfall
Child: John H. Westfall

Sources

  • Website: The Reformed Dutch Church, now known as the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, NY; Source of: Marriage Records (1660-1809); Baptism Records (1660-1809; Burial Records (1696-1881. The Kingston Reformed Dutch Church was the central repository for all records of marriages and baptism conducted by circuit-rider Domines throughout Ulster and Orange counties of NY; Sussex County, NJ, and parts of Pike County, PA, until local churches were built and staffed. This occurred between 1735 and 1745 depending on the area.
  1. Source: #S-2062582256 Page: Source number: 144.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: WGP. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1306711&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1663 Birth place: Marriage date: 1683 Marriage place: NY APID: 1,7836::1306711
  2. Source: #S-2063638293 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoolb&h=4799883&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1660 Birth place: Foxhall, Kingston, NY, USA APID: 1,5769::4799883
  3. Source: #S-2062582256 Page: Source number: 144.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: WGP. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1306711&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1663 Birth place: Marriage date: 1683 Marriage place: NY APID: 1,7836::1306711
  4. Source: #S-2063638293 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoolb&h=4799883&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1660 Birth place: Foxhall, Kingston, NY, USA APID: 1,5769::4799883
  5. Source: #S951 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page
  6. Source: #S-2062582256 Page: Source number: 144.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: WGP. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1306711&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1663 Birth place: Marriage date: 1683 Marriage place: NY
  7. KRDC Bapt> Record: 1691 May 26; Johannes Westfaal; Sara; [no sponsors]

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On July 26, 2013 at 15:28GMT Michelle Hartley wrote:

Adopted this profile due to it was orphaned

On July 7, 2013 at 17:56GMT Michelle Hartley wrote:

There are three different spelling variations within the same family. Rymerick is attached three times

Westfall-35 Westvaal-4 Westfall-93

Johannes is attached twice 

Westphael-3 Westfall-245