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Stephanus (van Cortlant) van Cortlandt (abt. 1711 - 1756)

Stephanus (Stephen) van Cortlandt formerly van Cortlant aka van Cortlandt
Born about in New York, Province of New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 6 May 1738 in New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in New York, Province of New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Mar 2017
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Stephen (van Cortlant) van Cortlandt was a New Netherland Descendant 1674-1776.
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Stephen van Cortlandt and his wife Mary Ricketts married 6 May 1738 in New York. Mary is named as Mary Van Cortlandt in her mother's will of May 16, 1740. Stephen and their son Phillip are also named.

Descendant of the Dutch Governor of New York. N31


17 Oct 1756 Westchester / New York

Church records

  • 1711 Oct 24 Stephanus - Philip Van Cortlant, Catharina de Peijster. Witnesses: Coll. Abrah: de Peijster, Geertruijd van Cortlant, Wede. [1]

Stephen Van Cortlandt was born about 1718. [2]


  1. Collections NY Gen. & Biog. Soc.: 1901, Vol. 2, Page 356
  2. Source: #S15 Ancestry Family Tree

Research notes


Van Cortlant is the surname recorded for Stephanus' father at Stephanus' baptism. Capitalization of the preposition "van" is incorrect and has been corrected per project naming conventions. Quackenbush-118 08:43, 28 March 2017 (EDT)
  • Source: S15 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1

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Van Cortlandt-85 and Van Cortlant-1 appear to represent the same person because: please merge...
posted by Beryl Meehan