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Hans Dietrich Casselman (1662 - 1744)

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Hans Dietrich Casselman
Born in Adelshofen, Eppingen, Baden, Deutschlandmap
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Husband of — married in Adelshofen, Heidelberg, Baden, Germanymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stone Arabia, NYmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Apr 2012
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Categories: Palatine Migrants | German Immigrants to New York | West Camp, New York | Stone Arabia, New York.

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Additional Information for Hans-Dietrich Casselman Notes (1) ___His birth, marriage & births of children are recorded at the Lutheran Church in Adelshofen, Germany. Extant records beginning in 1655. (LDS Library, Salt Lake, Utah: (1978) Records of Adelshofen, Germany. Batch 7803818. Also published by Henry Z. Jones, Jr. (1985). The Palatine Families of New York. p. 432-436.) ___

Born 13 Nov 1662 in Adelshofen, son of Anna and Johannes/Hans Kasselmann.[1] [Father Johannes/Hans died 27 Apr 1680 and mother Anna was buried 26 Dec 1693 in Adelshofen.] ___

Married 15 Nov 1687 in Adelshofen to Anna Rinder, daughter of the late Joh. Peter Rinder of Glottfelden, Zurich area, Switzerland. ___[2]

Children of Anna & Hans Dietrich born in Adelshofen & registered in the Lutheran Church, Adelshofen, Germany:

  1. Anna Barbara - born 20 Oct 1688;
  2. Anna Elisabetha - born 19 Jun 1690;
  3. Elisabetha - born 7 Apr 1696;
  4. ANDREAS LUDWIG - born 6 Nov 1698;
  5. Anna - born 19 Aug 1702 "+" [i.e.died];
  6. Johann Dietrich - born 23 July 1706;
  7. Anna - born 2 Nov 1708.
  • JOHANN WILHEIM CASSELMAN, b. July 19, 1711, WestCamp, Columbia, NY; d. Aft. 1760.

Zumbaum-1 ENGLAND~~ ___27 May 1709 at Walworth, England on the second list of 1,193 Palatines lately come over from Germany : John Casselman age 49 - Occupation husbandman & vinedresser - Religion Lutheran; wife; sons ages 10 & 3; daughters ages 19, 13, & 1/2. (The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. pp. 90-97.) [Children would be Ludwig 10, Johann Dietrich 3, Anna Elisabetha 19, Elisabetha 13, & Anna 1/2.]

___12 Apr 1710 on board ship MIDFORT, his daughter Anna Elisabetha Casselmann was a Sponsor at baptism of a child. (MacWethy, Lou D. (1933) The Book of Names. Kocherthal Records. p. 16.) Zumbaum-1 AMERICA - NEW YORK~~ ___14 Jun 1710 arrived at New York port with his family & other Palatines. (MacWethy, Lou D. (1933) The Book of Names. p. 58.)

___1710-1711 Dietrich & family listed on Gov. Hunter's Subsistance Lists for the Palatines in NY camps. Persons over age 10 got full rations and those under 10 got half rations; 4 Aug 1710 4 over 10 & 1 under 10; 4 Oct 1710 4 over 10; 31 Dec 1710 3 over & 1 under 10; 1710/11 Jno Ffrid Caselman: 1 man, 1 lad 9 -15 yrs. & 2 women in Ulster Co., NY; 24 Jun 1711 4 over 10; 29 Sep 1711 4 over 10 & 1 under 10. (Jones pp. 434-435.) [Notice that all their younger children had died before Oct 1710 rations. Son Wilhelm was born 19 July 1711.]

___24 Feb 1713 daughter Anna Elizabetha married Joerg Martin Dillenbach, widower, at West Camp, NY. (MacWethy, Lou D. (1933) The Book of Names. Kocherthal Records. p. 44.) ___1716 / 17 Dieterich, wife Anna, and 2 children [i.e. Ludwig & Wilhelm] lived in New Stuttgart, NY as recorded by Ulrich Simmendinger, one of the Palatines who returned to Germany & published news of those remaining in America. (MacWethy, Lou D. (1934) translated by Rev. Herman Vesper. The Simmendinger Register. p. 12.)

___19 Oct 1723 one of 27 original patentees [as is son "Lodowick"] of a 12,700 acre Patent near the Mohawk River in Albany Co.,NY. Each patentee to receive a 28 th share of the whole. In the First Division of the land, Hans Dieterich drew Lots 23 & 39, each 50 acres. (NY State Archives, Albany, NY: Letters Patent Book 9, pp. 83-105.) The Patent became known as "Stone Arabia".

___6 Nov 1723 one of 20 patentees [as is son "Lodowich"] who deeded a 29 th part of the Patent to Johs. Lawyer. Newspaper article: ("Historic Stone Arabia". ENTERPRISE AND NEWS. Feb 4, 1931. St. Johnsville, NY.) Note: Lands in Stone Arabia changed owners many times without being formally recorded. In 1792 three men were appointed Commissioners to re-survey the Patent. Finding about 1,500 acres of extra undivided lands, they divided it into lots and alloted it to the original 1723 patentees' heirs or assignees. Since very few deeds had been recorded, the Commissioners asked everyone to produce their titles/deeds in order to determine the present 1792 owners. Their findings were sparse and were recorded as: "Schedule of Titles Produced 1723 to 1792." In 1930 this old schedule and the origin al map of Stone Arabia were discovered and published in the newspaper, ENTERPRISE AND NEWS.

___2 Jun 1729 "Hans Deterick Casleman" was one of 4 men that made an Agreement for "all the rest of the company" to purchase Lot 20 from William Copernoll for a "cheich" [church], to be conveyed by 9 Apr 1731. Booklet: (Dillenbeck, Rev. Andrew Luther. (1931). Lutheran Trinity Church of Stone Arabia, NY. p. 9.) This is last record found of Hans Dietrich, he is not listed on 9 May 1732 when William Copernoll deeded Lot 20 for a church. (Simms, Jeptha. Frontiersmen of New York. p. 276.)

___1729-1732 Hans Dietrich Casselman died in Stone Arabia, Albany Co., NY - now Montgomery Co., NY.


"Pedigree Resource File", database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2013-09-30), entry for Hans-Dietrich Casselman

  1. Church book Adelshofen, Landeskirchliches Archiv Karlsruhe > Adelshofen > Mischbuch 1655 - 1729 [1]
  2. Church book Adelshofen, Landeskirchliches Archiv Karlsruhe > Adelshofen > Mischbuch 1655 - 1729 [2]

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On 14 Nov 2018 at 23:25 GMT Michael Stills wrote:

Hans' Birthdate is identical to his father-in-law. Something is amiss.

Hans is 21 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 22 degrees from Katy Jurado and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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