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Records and Notes for Catharina or Catrina Steenbergen and Related Names

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This page is intended to aid in disambiguating various women named Catharina or Catrina Steenbergen in New York (probably Albany, Ulster, and Dutchess Counties) in the 1700s.

Note that there are some additional women with this name born later than the women considered here.

WikiTree Profiles

  • Catryn Steenberge abt 17 Jan 1686 Kingston, Ulster County, Province of New York - bef 06 Nov 1692 Steenberge-10. Baptism recorded at Kingston.
  • Catryn Van Steenbergen 06 Nov 1692. Van Steenbergen-9 - Supposed to be sister of Steenberge-10, who is thus supposed to have died young. Baptism recorded at Kingston. At her baptism, she is recorded as Catryn, and her parents were both recorded as Tomas Jansen and Maria Metselaar. https://archive.org/details/baptismalmarriag00king/page/38
  • Catrina VanSteenbergen - 6 Mar 1720 Kingston, Ulster, New York - VanSteenbergen-1 - Baptism record found. Parents are Matheys Steenbergen and Marretjen Van Buntschooten. Witnesses were Thomas Peersen and Maria Londjue.
  • Catrina Van Steenbergen, 26 September 1725. Van_Steenbergen-116. Kingston. Hoes #3383. Records: Jacobus Van Steenbergen, Grietjen de Duytser. Wit: Abraham a Steenbergen, Marytjen Masten.
  • Catherina (Van Steenbergh) Bloemendal 13 Jun 1729 Reinbeck, Dutchess, New York - aft 1800. Van Steenbergh-47 - Same person as next listing.
  • Catrina van Steenbergen bef 13 Jul 1729 Kingston, Ulster County, Province of New York - abt 1785 Van Steenbergen-60. Baptism record found; baptized in Kingston. Parents are Benjamin van Steenbergen, Rachel Zuyland. Wit.: Matheus van Keuren, Ceeletjen de Lameeter.
  • Catrina van Steenbergen bef 7 Sep 1729 Ulster County, Province of New York. - Van Steenbergen-70. Parents are Aris van Steenbergen and his wife, Beertjen Swart. Witnesses were her aunt Margriet van Steenbergen, and her aunt's husband, Cornelis de Lameeter. Baptism record found; baptized at Kingston. Hoes, page 183.
  • Catrina van Steenbergen bef 22 Apr 1733 Ulster County, Province of New York - Van Steenbergen-76. Inferred to have died young; before the July 1747 baptism of her sister Catharina van Steenbergen-79.
  • Catherina Vansteenbergh 1747 - 1752 Vansteenbergh-2
  • Catherine (Van Steenbergen) Steenbergen 15 Feb 1747 Kingston, Ulster, New York - Van Steenbergen-52
  • Catharina van Steenbergen bef 26 Jul 1747 Ulster County, Province of New York - Van Steenbergen-79
  • Catherina Van Steenbergh 11 Nov 1767 Katsbaan, Ulster, New York, USA - 1795 Van Steenbergh-32

Records Found

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  1. Catryna Steenbergen, y.d., born at Kingston, liv at Pakeepsie; married Pytter Devensen, y.m., born in N. Engl., liv at Fishkill, on 5 Dec 1748, Poughkeepsie (The Flats), Dutchess, New York. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0495-00148
Settlers of the Beekman Patent has Peter Davison, born 30 January 1723/4 in Mansfield, Connecticut, marrying Catherine Steenbergen.[1] Pytter Devensen and Peter Davison have to be the same man. According to the book, Peter was a son of Daniel Davison (born 3 March 1697) and Martha Babcock, who married on 7 March 1721.
  1. Catharina Steenbergen, married Isaac van Ette, 5 January 1752, Poughkeepsie (The Flats), Dutchess, New York. "Both liv. here" https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0495-00373 .
  2. Benjamin, child of Isaac Van Etten and Cathrina Van Steenbergen, born and baptized on 13 Jan 1754 in Poughkeepsie (The Flats). Wit: Symon Kool, Racheltje Van Steenbergen. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0495-00258
  3. Catharina Steenberg, wid. of Isaac Van Etten, born "here", married Maas Bloemendaal, widower, born at Albany. Married at Poughkeepsie (The Flats). Both live "here." https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0495-00378
These are probably children of the above marriage:
  1. 1759. Sept 6. Johannes, child of Maas Bloemendal and Catrina Steenbergen, born. Baptized at Poughkeepsie (The Flats) on Sept. 16. Wit: Simon Westfaal and wife. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0495-00286
  2. 1761. 13 May. Cornelis, child of Maas Bloemendal and Catharina Van Steenbergen, baptized at Reyn Beeck (now Redhook). Wit: Johannes Van Steenbergen, Elisabeth Van Steenbergen. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_647350_0301-00076
  • 1764. April 11, born April 7. Pieter, child of Maas Bloemendal and Catharina Steenberg. Baptized at Albany.

Catharina married Jan Wels:

  • 1757 Nov 17 Jan Wels, j.m., born in Kingston, and resid. at the Sagertje, and Catharina van Steenbergen, j.d., born and resid. under the jurisdiction of Kingston. Banns published, but dates not given. [2]
  1. 1758 Jan 15 Johanna, Jan Wels, Catharina van Steenbergen. Wit.: Petrus Burhans, and his wife Johanna van Steenbergen. [2]
  2. 1762 Sep 12 Catrina, Jhon Wels, Catrina Steenbergen. Wit.: Jaemes Witaker, Elizabeth Steenbergen. [2]
  3. 1766 Oct 04 Samuel, Jan Wels, Catharina van Steenbergen. Wit.: Thomas van Steenbergen, and his wife Annatje Oosterhoud. [2]
  4. 1770 Jan 28 Marietje, Jan Wels, Catharina van Steenbergen. Wit.: Hendrikus Wels, Marietje Wels. [2]
  5. 1773 Feb 28 Johannes, Jan Wellch, Catharina V: Steenbergen. Wit.: Joseph Osterhout, and his wife Sarah V: Gaasbeek. [2]

Cathrina married Johannes Parrelman (not all children are listed here):

  1. 1767. Aug. 30. Lena, child of Johannes Parrelman and Cathrina Van Steenburg, baptized at Shawangunk. Wit: Jonathan Terwilliger and wife Rebecca. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0492-00045
  2. 1769. July 16. Jacob, child of Johannes Parrelman and Cathrina Van Steenberg, baptized at Shawangunk. Wit: Edward Parrelman and wife Antie. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0492-00050
  3. 1772. Jan 5. Johannes, child of Johan Parleman and Catharina Van Steenbergen, baptized at New Hurley. No witnesses. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0492-00217
  4. 1777. July 20. Abraham, child of Johannes Parlman and Catarina Van Steenberg, baptized at New Hurley. Wit: Abram Van Steenberg, Elisabeth Steenberg. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0492-00227
  5. 1782. 27 November. Elizabeth, child of Johannes Parleman and Catharine Steenberg, born. Baptized at New Hurley on 22 Dec 1782. No witnesses. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/6961/42037_2421401696_0490-00022
  6. 1788. 24 October. John, child of Johannes Parleman and Catrina Steenberg, born. Baptized at New Hurley on 16 Nov 1788. No witnesses.

Sources Cited

  1. Dutchess County, NY: The Settlers of the Beekman Patent (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2016), (Orig. Pub. by Frank J. Doherty, Pleasant Valley, NY. Frank J. Doherty, The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Dutchess County, New York: An Historical and Genealogical Study of All the 18th Century Settlers in the Patent, ten volumes. 1990–2003). Vol. 4, page 69.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Roswell Randall Hoes. Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York: (formerly Named Wiltwyck, and Often Familiarly Called Esopus or 'Sopus), for One Hundred and Fifty Years from Their Commencement in 1660. New York: De Vinne Press, 1891.

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