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Cornelius Bresie (abt. 1718 - abt. 1795)

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Cornelius Bresie aka Presie
Born about in Albany, Albany, New York, British Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Athens, Greene, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Copake, Columbia, New York, United Statesmap
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Date: ABT 1721

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Husband: Cornelius Bresie
Wife: Anna Dorothea Schurtz
Source: #S289
Page: Vol. II, p. 945


Source S289
Title: The Palatine Families of New York 1710
Abbreviation: Jones, Palatine Families of NY
Author: Henry Z. Jones Jr.
Publication: Henry Z. Jones, Jr., Universal City, CA, 1985


1718 birth of Cornelius Bresie Bresee in Camp Queensbury, Columbia Co., NY, married Anna Dorothea Schurts in 1740, born 5 Apr 1722 in Camp Queensbury, Columbia Co., found on rootsweb by Ronald Dugan.

NEW YORK IN THE REVOLUTION by James A. Roberts, Comptroller lists Albany Co. Militia, 8th Regiment (enlisted men): Cornelius Bresee along with Gabriel Bresee and Nicholas Bresee.


  • Revo Morrey aka Revo Morrey Young, compiler, The Bresee family of Livingston Manor, Columbia County, New York: Parts 1, 2 & 3 (1945), ; FHL microfilm FHL film 897238 Items 2-4, availableon on digital images.


Cornelis was born in 1713. Cornelis Brusee ... He passed away in 1795. [1]

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  1. Entered by Debbie Kelly, Tuesday, September 10, 2013.


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On 1 Apr 2016 at 03:29 GMT Melvin Bresee II wrote:

Brusee-2 and Bresie-1 appear to represent the same person because: We should merge your Brusee-2 into my Bresie-1 do to the following sources. Contact me at:

See: Revo Morrey aka Revo Morrey Young, compiler, The Bresee family of Livingston Manor, Columbia County, New York: Parts 1, 2 & 3 (1945), ; FHL microfilm FHL film 897238 Items 2-4, availableon on digital images.

Henry Z. Jones, The Palatine families of New York : a study of the German immigrants who arrived in colonial New York in 1710, 1985 (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), page 945.

Roots Web's World Connect Project posted by Ronald Dugan ( shows birth year of 1718 in Camp Queensbury, Columbia, NY, death 20 Dec 1795 in Copake, Columbia Co., marriage to Anna Dorothea.

1763 Abram Decker and Engel Bresie christened Dorothea with witnesses of Cornelis Bresie and his wife Dorothea Sherz on 16 Jan 1763 at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Ch of Linlithgo, Columbia Co., NY. Also see file Linlithgo32.jpg.

1741 Cornelis Brusie and Dorothea Schets christened daughter, Engel, on 15 Aug 1741 with witnesses of Frantz and Cornalia Prusie per LAFHC film 1016564 page 29. Also see file Linlithgo32.jpg.

1720 Ancestral File at the FHC shows Cornelis born and christened in 1720 in Albany, Albany, NY with parents of Andries Bresie and Engeltje Hendrick Clauw.

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