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Catharina Jeronimus (Trico) Rapalje (1605 - 1689)

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Catharina Jeronimus (Catalyntje) "Catalina" Rapalje formerly Trico aka Triko
Born in Pris Or Prische, Waesland, Dept. Of Nord, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half], and [half]
Wife of — married in Walloon Church, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlandsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wallabout, Brooklyn, Kings Co., Long Island, New York Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Nov 2010
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Categories: MtDNA Haplogroup H1a1 | De Eendracht, sailed Jan 1624 | French Immigrants to New Netherland | New Netherland Huguenots | Huguenot Migration | New Netherland Settlers | New Netherland Main Profile.

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Biography

Catalyntje Jeronimous Trico[1] was born about 1605 in Pres or Prijs, Hainault, Southern or Spanish Netherlands,[2] now Prisches, Nord, Valenciennes, France [3][4] to Jeronimus Jean Tricot and Michele Sauvagie. A birth record for Catalina has not been found, records for her parish begin nearly a century after her birth. Her family connection was found through her sister Margareta (Triko) de la Fontaine dit Wicart’s will leaving half of Margareta’s estate to Catalina and presumably half to the heirs of half-sister Marie Flemen. The will of Catalina’s half-sister Marie Flemen mentions their mother, Michele Sauvagie.[5]

The Trico family was from a French speaking portion of the | Southern or Spanish Netherlands (now France). At the time of Catalina’s birth, the Trico family lived under Spanish rule. They lived in a time of change which included war[6], political[7] and religious[8] struggles. After Catalina’s birth, she and other family members made the trek to prosperous and more settled Amsterdam.


Int. Marriage 13 January, 1624 Joris Raparlie and Catharina Triko[9]

It was in Amsterdam on January 13, 1624 [10] that Catalina married Joris Jansen Rapalje (George Raparielliet) who was from a nearby region also near Valenciennes, Southern or Spanish Netherlands. In 1623 and for her marriage in the Walloon Church in Amsterdam, Catalina had not been asked for her mother’s consent because her half-sister Marie was present.[11]

January 25, 1624, the Eendracht (Unity), sailed from Amsterdam heading for a new world. Among the settlers on board were Joris Jansen and Catalina Trico Rapalje.[12] “‘’To the native people who lived along these waterways, the sight of a European ship was no longer remarkable, as Dutch traders had been visiting the area since Henry Hudson’s arrival in 1609. But the Eendracht was different - it brought men, women and children who intended to stay in the colony.’’”[13]

The family settled first at Fort Orange[14], where Catalina’s first two children were born and where they lived until 1626 after the island of Manhattan[15] was purchased for settlement by Peter Minuit.[16] Fort Amsterdam on Manhattan Island had already been built.[17] Surrounding the fort was New Amsterdam[18] where the settlers lived and where Christina and Joris settled in section G, Number seven (Pearle Street) on thismap and as shown on this map.[19][20]

Catalina and Joris lived in New Amsterdam for many years where Joris served in one of the first forms of representative government as one of the ‘‘Twelve Men’’ in 1641[21][22] and in other official capacities. Catalina was herself a woman of great strength and independence. A search of official records will show a listing of “Catalina Trico, wife of Joris Rapalje” more times than as “Catalina Rapalje”. She successfully brought a charge of slander against Paulus van der Beeck and in the end, Paulus declared that Catalina was an honest and virtuous woman, and was fined two and a half guilders.[23][24][25][26]

Catalina and Joris stayed in New Amsterdam until about 1654[27][28] [29] when they moved to Midwout (Flatbush) [30] along Walloon Bay. They improved the land for farming and lived out their lives on that land. Joris died on .

In 1680 a group of Labidist visitors noted that she was living alone, growing flowers and vegetables and had 145 descendants.[31] Catalina also gave two depositions in 1684 about her journey to New Netherland providing facts that would have been in documents that were lost to time.[32]

Children of Joris Janszen Rapalje and Catalina Trico:[33]

  1. Sara, b. 9 June 1625, Fort Orange, NY, d. 1685, Bushwick, NY
  2. Marratie, b. 8 Aug 1627, Albany or New Amsterdam
  3. Jannetie, 18 Aug 1629, New Amsterdam
  4. Judith, b. 5 July 1635, New Amsterdam
  5. Jan 28 Aug 1639, New Amsterdam
  6. Jacob, 28 May 1639, New Amsterdam
  7. Catalyntje (Catharine), 28 Mar 1641, Witnesses: Michiel Pauluszen, Sara Rappalje. New Amsterdam[34]
  8. Jeronymus, 27 June 1643, bap 28 June 1643, Witnesses: Hans Hanszen, Rem Janszen, Jannetje. [35]
  9. Annetje (Anna), 8 Feb 1646, bap 11 Feb 1646
  10. Lÿsbeth (Elizabeth), Witnesses: Paulus Leendertszen Van der grist, Pieter Corneliszen, Marritje Joris. 27 Mar 1648, bap 29 Mar 1648 [36]
  11. Daniel, Witnesses: Lodowÿck Corneliszen, Susanna Lievens. 29 Dec 1650, bap 1 Jan 1651[37]

Catalina passed away on September 11, 1689.[38][39][40][41]

Sources

  1. The patronymic naming system used by the Dutch includes your father’s name. Therefore, the use of Jeronimous on several documents is a clue to her father’s first name.
  2. Hainaut (province) history, Wikipedia Article describing this section of Hainaut now under French rule. Wiki Hainaut
  3. Prisches, Department of Nord, France, in French. Wikipedia Priches
  4. New Netherland Connections (Journal), Vol 1, Pg 90, ‘’Further Information about Catalina Trico’’.
  5. New Netherland Connections (Journal), Vol 1, Pg 90-93. ‘‘Further Information about Catalina Trico’’.
  6. Eighty Years War, background information. Wikipedia Eighty years of war
  7. Netherlands 1600-1650, background information. Faculty History Wisconsin
  8. History of Religion in the Netherlands, background information. Wikipedia History of Religion in the Netherlands
  9. Source: Amsterdam archief 13-01-1624 - Raparlie, Joris - Triko, Catharina - DTB 428, p.328 - Huwelijksintekeningen van de KERK. - OTR00022000169 Marriage 13 January 1624 Amsterdam (scan, left page first entry]
  10. Source: "Netherlands, Noord-Holland Province, Church Records, 1523-1948," images, FamilySearch Marriage: left page first entry : accessed 29 January 2016, Nederlands Hervormde > Amsterdam > Huwelijksaangiften, Trouwen 1623-1625 > image 172 of 596; Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Den Haag (Netherlands National Archives, The Hague).
  11. New Netherland Connections (Journal), Vol 1, Pg 58. ‘‘Catalina Trico from Namur (1605-1689) and Her Nephew, Arnoldus de la Grange’’.
  12. O’Callaghan, E.B., Documents relating to the State of New-York, Vol 3. Weed, Parsons & Co., Albany, 1849. pg 49 and 50 - 51. Albany, 1849. pg 49 and 50 - 51
  13. Macy, Harry Jr., The NYG&B Newsletter, Winter 1999, The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. Original article available through: New York family History or posted here: Rootsweb Surnames Rapalje
  14. New York State Museum website. ‘‘Fort Orange’’. Fort Orange
  15. New Netherland Instute. “‘’A Tour of New Netherland: Manhattan’’”. Manhattan
  16. New Netherland Institute. ‘‘The Dutch on the Delaware’’. Dutch on the Delaware
  17. New Netherland Institute. “‘‘A Tour of New Netherland: Fort Amsterdam’’”. Fort Amsterdam
  18. New Netherland Institute. “‘’A Tour of New Netherland: New Amsterdam’’”. New netherland Institute
  19. Overview of Deeds issued to Joris Rapalje, numbers 37 and 38 on this page. Stokes, I. N. Phelps  The iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909 New York : Robert H. Dodd, 1915-1928.Electronic reproduction. v. 1-4. New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Libraries, 2008. JPEG use copy available via the World Wide Web. Master copy stored locally on [74] DVDs#: ldpd_5800727_001 01-13 ; ldpd_5800727_002 01-19 ; ldpd_5800727_003 01-16 ; ldpd_5800727_004 01-16.. Columbia University Libraries Electronic Books. 2006. Columbia University Elctr. Books
  20. Translations of property and deeds: Ghering, Charles T., New York Historical Manuscripts, Dutch. Volumes GG, HH, II, Land Papers, pg 7, 9, 19, 26, 52, 54, 57. Accessed through New Netherlands Institute website: New Netherland Institute
  21. O'Callaghan, E. B. 1797-1880. The Register of New Netherland, 1626 to 1674. Albany, N.Y.: J. Munsell, 1865. , pg 52. J. Munsell, 1865. , pg 52.
  22. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of New York, Vol 1, pg 415. History of New York, Vol 1, pg 415.
  23. O’Callaghan, E.B. Calendar of Historical Manuscripts in the Office of the Secretary of State, Albany, N.Y. Pub: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co. 1865. pg 20. Calendar of History
  24. Jacobs, Jaap. The Colony of New Netherland A Dutch Settlement in Seventeenth Century America. Cornell University Press, 2009. Pg 238.
  25. O’Callaghan, E.B. Calendar of Historical Manuscripts in the Office of the Secretary of State, Albany, N.Y. Pub: Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co. 1865. pgs 31 & 93. Weed, Parsons & Co. 1865. pgs 31 & 93
  26. Testimony of Egbert van Borsum regarding the case (new translation): van Lear, Arnold J.F. Register of the Provincial Secretary. 1642-1657. New Netherland Research Center. 2011. Pg 167, PDF pg 172. New Netherland institute
  27. Land Sale, pg 273. Stokes, I. N. Phelps  The iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909 New York : Robert H. Dodd, 1915-1928.Electronic reproduction. v. 1-4. New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Libraries, 2008. JPEG use copy available via the World Wide Web. Master copy stored locally on [74] DVDs#: ldpd_5800727_001 01-13 ; ldpd_5800727_002 01-19 ; ldpd_5800727_003 01-16 ; ldpd_5800727_004 01-16.. Columbia University Libraries Electronic Books. 2006. Electronic Books. 2006.
  28. Stiles, Henry Reed. A History of the City of Brooklyn: Including the Old Town and Village of Brooklyn, the Town of Bushwick, and the Village and City of Williamsburgh. Vol 1, pg 86. 1867, Pub: Brooklyn. Pub.: Brooklyn
  29. ’’Since Joris served beginning in 1655, he would have been settled before that date.’’ O'Callaghan, E. B. 1797-1880. The Register of New Netherland, 1626 to 1674. Albany, N.Y.: J. Munsell, 1865. , pg 73. J. Munsell, 1865. , pg 73
  30. New Netherland Institute. “‘‘A Tour of New Netherland: Midwout (Flatbush)”. Midwout (Flatbush
  31. Danckaerts, Jasper, Peter Sluyter. Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680. pub 1913, C. Scribner’s Sons. Pg 236. C. Scribner’s Sons. Pg 236.
  32. O’Callaghan, E.B., Documents relating to the State of New-York, Vol 3. Weed, Parsons & Co., Albany, 1849. pg 49 and 50 - 51. Weed, Parsons & Co., Albany, 1849. pg 49 and 50 - 51
  33. ’’Family Register’’ found in: New Netherland Connections, Vol 8, #4, pg 85-90
  34. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol 5, Pg 30. ‘‘Records of the Reformed Dutch Church’’. accessed through NEHGS.
  35. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol 5, Pg 33. ‘‘Records of the Reformed Dutch Church’’. accessed through NEHGS.
  36. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol 5, pg 91.‘‘Records of the Reformed Dutch Church’’. accessed through NEHGS.
  37. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol 5, pg 95.‘‘Records of the Reformed Dutch Church’’. accessed through NEHGS.
  38. The Genealogist, Volume 15, No. 2, pg 196-198. Historic Ancestors: Catalina (Trico) Rapalje by Donna Valley, Certified Genealogist and Fellow, American Society of Genealogists.
  39. Stiles, Henry Reed, 1832-1909. A History of the City of Brooklyn: Including the Old Town And Village of Brooklyn, the Town of Bushwick, And the Village And City of Williamsburgh. Brooklyn: Pub. by subscription, 18671870. https://archive.org/stream/historyofcityofb01stil#page/n109/mode/2up
  40. Bergen, Teunis G 1806-1888. The Bergen Family; Or: The Descendants of Hans Hansen Bergen, One of the Early Settlers of New York And Brooklyn, L. I.. Albany: J. Munsell, 1876. https://archive.org/stream/bergenfamilyord00berggoog#page/n24/mode/2up
  41. Bogart, John Albert, 1889-. The Bogart Family: Tunis Gysbert Bogaert And His Descendants. [Scranton]: Privately printed [by Haddon Craftsmen, 1959. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89062847850;view=1up;seq=115


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On 9 Feb 2016 at 22:09 GMT Bea (Timmerman) Wijma wrote:

Hi Managers,

I hope no one is or will be upset , but we now have to limit the number of managers of all project profiles (PPP profiles part of the projects and that have the project profile set as manager) , nobody is removed though and you're all still on the trusted list , so all still co-managers , it was discussed and decided in a G2G, but just in case you missed it I thought I let you all know why it happened .

Maybe it's an idea if for different PPP profiles you would really like to watch , stay on as manager , improve and work on, if we divide the profiles between the managers, so if for each profile of this family one additional active manager is added or stays on as manager ?

So for all PPP project profiles, if you think well I have soo many profiles to look after, It's fine if I'm just on the trusted list of these PPP profiles , maybe you could remove yourself as manager ? It feels kind of wrong for someone else to do this ..... (you'll all stay on the trusted list of course and also everyone is still able and very welcome to improve , add sources and so on these profiles , so nothing changes and this is only for PPP project profiles where there are more than 3 managers )

Greets and hope you all understand , and if you have questions about this just ask :)

Bea

On 25 Jun 2015 at 22:09 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Trico-35 and Trico-5 appear to represent the same person because: Another duplicate, imported from early last year, the oldest maternal ancestors that needs to be merged into the NNS PPP. No tree conflicts. Thanks!

On 25 Jun 2015 at 22:07 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Trico-38 and Trico-5 appear to represent the same person because: This newly imported duplicate needs to be merged into the NNS PPP. No tree conflicts. Thanks!

On 19 Oct 2014 at 03:49 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Trico-36 and Trico-5 appear to represent the same person because: Betty, all of the Dutch lineages already exist as profiles, and certainly all of them pre-1700, and most pre-1800. So hopefully you did not duplicate too many. But some of these with the exact same names will certainly appear as duplicate prompts when try to create them. You need to pay attention to the suggested existed profile names that pop up, and when you see the duplicate there, please do not finish the creation of a new duplicate for that same person. Just abort the process, and then try to find where your most recent ancestors already exist in the tree. You can do a name search with the boxes in the upper left. Use a * for a wildcard. Or use the Find options in the upper right. Or better yet, click on the NNS categories on any of these New Netherland Project profiles, and then browse the various categories where most of your deep ancestors already exist. Some are in various states of work still.

On 19 Oct 2014 at 03:06 GMT Betty (Vanderford) Malone wrote:

Trico-37 and Trico-5 appear to represent the same person because: Details seem to be the same, husband seems to be the same (Joris Jansen de Rapalje)

On 5 Jan 2014 at 19:50 GMT Steven Mix wrote:

Edit Mar. 9, 2014: Pleasde be cautious with any new gedcoms that come in that show Joris Rapalje as husband of Catalyntje. There is a son and a grandson of a common ancestor on his line, both with that name. In some trees, both men have been attached as spouse of Catalyntje. So always take a close look at any new desecendant tree taht comes in, before merging any new duplicate copies of Catalyntjea and Joris.



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