||Jan Garretson was a New Netherland settler.|
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Jan was a settler in the Delaware River valley under rule by New Sweden and New Netherland before 1664
John Garretson was born in 1638 in Gelderland, Netherlands or Corlears Hook, New Amsterdam to Garrit Jansen VanVorst and Gertrude Jacobs. He married Anna Glinn in 1659 in Christiana, New Castle County, Delaware. An alternate marriage is 1675 in Pennsylvania. He lived in New Castle since the Dutch had control of the area. He immigrated to Delaware from Gelderland, Holland, sometime between 1657 and 1664. Potential brother of Marten Garretson based on similar birthdates and both appearing in court records of New Castle during the same time. His will, dated 1694, mentions deceased wife Ann, three sons (Gerhard, Casper, and Cornelius), and unnamed daughters.
He died March 5, 1695, in Duck Creek, Kent County, Delaware. An alternate death is 1694 in New Castle County, Delaware, aged 55–56.
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On 15 Nov 2019 at 04:44 GMT Jason Tilley wrote:
On 12 Nov 2019 at 20:22 GMT Jason Tilley wrote:
On 10 Nov 2019 at 16:46 GMT Jason Tilley wrote:
His 1660 immigration record can be found here on image 86:
Note that on the same page there is a record for a Garett Garettsen from Wageningen, which according to translations, lists a wife a a 2-year old son. Could this be a potential father of Henry? I still haven't found any evidence of any Jan Garettsen being the father of a Henry.
On 10 Nov 2019 at 07:34 GMT Jason Tilley wrote:
On 15 Oct 2015 at 16:31 GMT Steven Mix wrote:
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On 9 Nov 2014 at 01:09 GMT Steven Mix wrote: