||Johannes Marselis was a New Netherland Descendant 1674-1776.|
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Johannes was the son of Ahasuerus Marselis and Sara Taakels Heemstraat, baptized in the Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York, on 26 January 1701. He was his parents' second child to be baptized with the name Johannes. The earlier Johannes was baptized on 26 June 1698 and is assumed to have died.
He was a merchant, and owned the house and lot No. 23 Front street in Schenectady.
Pearson identifies the following children:
A Johannes Marselis was buried in the church yard of the Reformed Dutch Church in Albany on 26 January 1746. The record of burials states: "Johannes Marselis was buried by Daniel Brat." Because this Johannes Marselis lived in Schenectady, this burial probably is not his.
Johannes made his will on 2 February 1732.
He must have died before 1753, for his widow then occupied his Schenectady property. 
Waiting to hear about verification from the Cemetery on the Findagrave info. They were asked if they had a birth date as well. - Tanya Lowry, 25 May 2020.
Some authors have identified this man as the Johannes who was baptized in 1698 or have interpreted the Johannes baptized in 1701 as being named Johanna (possibly a masculine name but more typically a feminine name -- could this be the girl who married Johannes van Vorst in Schenectady on 15 September 1726?). Pearson, in First Settlers of Schenectady, identified this man as the child baptized in 1698 and identified the child baptized in 1701 as the Johanna Marselis who married Johannes Van Vorst. Talcott indicated that the Johannes baptized in 1698 died young; he identified the child baptized in 1701 as Johanna, apparently a male because this Johanna married Sarah de Groff in 1725. Yates, whose text appears to have been based on Pearson and who did not discuss any children of Ahasuerus other than Johannes, identified this man as the child who was baptized in 1698. Apparently many user-contributed Ancestry Family Trees have interpreted the child baptized in 1701 as a girl named Johanna or Hanna, as Ancestry's search results page for that baptism record contains hints that point to records for Johanna or Hanna, wife of Johannes Van Voorst.
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