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

Engeltje "Angeltje, Angelica, Engeltie" Van Schaack formerly Yates
Born before in Albany, Albany, New Yorkmap
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Wife of — married 1 Dec 1772 [location unknown]
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Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 5 Dec 2010
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Engeltje (Yates) Van Schaack was a New Netherland Descendant 1674-1776.
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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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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.

posted by Ellen Smith

Engeltje is 12 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 16 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.