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Engeltje (Yates) Van Schaack (bef. 1752 - aft. 1775)

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Engeltje "Angeltje, Angelica, Engeltie" Van Schaack formerly Yates
Born before in Albany, Albany, New Yorkmap
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Profile last modified | Created 5 Dec 2010
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Angeltje was born before 6 July 1752 in Albany County, New York. She is the daughter of John Yates and Rebecca Waldron.[1]

She was baptized on 6 July 1752 in the Albany Dutch Reformed Church, New York.[2]


Engeltje married Cornelius Van Schaack. Through their daughter Maria, she is an ancestor of President Theodore Roosevelt.


Pearson reports that Engeltje was living as of 27 December 1775, the date of her father's will.[3]


  1. Hart, p. 199
  2. Records of the Albany Dutch Reformed Church(1683-1809), . Part 4. Page 29: 1752. July 6. Engeltje, of Johannis Jatch and Rebecca Waldron. Wit.: Johannis Tho. Witbeek, Catarina Van Renselaar.
  3. Pearson, Jonathan. Contributions for the genealogies of the descendants of the first settlers of the patent and city of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800. 1873. page 299


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On 29 Mar 2017 at 16:28 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

I removed the misleading citation to

That page is not a reliable transcription of church baptism records. Rather, it appears that it's a list of baptisms cited somewhere in the text of Pearson's First Settlers of Schenectady. Engeltje was baptized in Albany.

Engeltje is 14 degrees from Caryl Ruckert, 13 degrees from Harriet Stowe and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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