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Ancestors of Cornelia BRADT
Andreis BRADT
Andries DE VOS
(1599-After 1675)
Arent Andries BRADT
(After 1607-1662)
Catalyntje DE VOS
(Abt 1627-1712)
Cornelia BRADT


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Johannes Jan PUTMAN

Cornelia BRADT 1 2

  • Born: 1655, Albany, , New Netherlands 3
  • Marriage: Johannes Jan PUTMAN about 1675
  • Died: 8 February 1690, Schenectady, Albany Co., New York at age 35 4

bullet  General Notes:

Pearson, J.; "Genealogies of the First Settlers of Schenectady"; 1873, p142.
Putman, A.B.; Unpublished papers; 1870-1890; p 1; Bette Bradway, Schenectady.
Frothingham, W.; "History of Montgomery County"; 1892; p 110.
Cady, Rev. Putnam; Unpublished papers; 1897; p 1; Montgomery Hist.; File 57K.
Putnam, Eben; "A History of the Putnam Family in England and America"; 1908; Vol. II; p 101.
Quote: "Catalyntje De Vos was three times married, first to Bratt (by whom she had: Aefie, married to Claas Frederichse Van Petten; Ariaantje, married first Helmer Otten; second, 1676, Reyer Schermerhorn; Andries, killed by the Indians, 1690; Cornelia, born 1655, married Jan Poutman; Samuel; Dirk). Second to Barent Janse Van Ditmar, who was killed in 1690. And third, in 1691, to Claas Janse Va Bockhoven. Her will was made in 1699, but she lived till 1712. In the latter year a division of her estate was made between the following parties, by Agreement dated August 11th.: Anne, Arent Bratt (son of Andries), Samuel Bratt, Dirk Bratt, Claas Van Petton and Eva (Aefie), "Syn-wyf", Reyer Schermerhorn and Arianetie his wife, Arant Pootman in behalf of Victor Pootman, David Pootman, Maria Pootman "wyf Van Steven Cofooy", Cattolina Pootman "wyf of Cornelius Post Children of Cornelia Brat, "housewife" of Johannis Pootman, etc." End quote.
NOTE: Thus it will be seen that Pootman was connected with the leading families of Schenectady Patent, particularly the Shermerhorns and Bratts. In the division above mentioned among the signers were Cornelius Pootman and David "Potman" The deed was recorded May, 1715, at albany, and may be found in book I.
Putman, G.W.; "Genealogy of David Putman"; 1916; pp 7 & 55; Schenectady Hist.
Vrooman, J.; Unpublished notes; p 1; Schenectady Historical Society.


Cornelia married Johannes Jan PUTMAN, son of Rutger PUTMAN and Joanna VANDENBURGH, about 1675. (Johannes Jan PUTMAN was born about 1645 in Leyden, Holland,3 died on 8 February 1690 in Schenectady, Albany Co., New York and was buried on 12 February 1690 in Rotterdam, Albany Co., New York.)



1 Bill Fitzpatrick <[email protected], Cornelia Potman Gedcom file (Gedcom was E-mailed to Ronald Whitney 13 August 2002.)

2 Schulze, Lorine McGinnis, THE NORWEGIAN BRADT FAMILY.


4 Callaghan, E.B, Documentary History, State of New York, 1849; Vol 1, p.305.

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