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Ancestors of Catalyntje DE VOS
Andries DE VOS
(1599-After 1675)
Catalyntje DE VOS
(Abt 1627-1712)


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2. Andries DE VOS

1. Arent Andries BRADT

2. Barent Janse VAN DITMARS
3. Claes Janse VAN BOEKHOVEN

Catalyntje DE VOS 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1627, Beaverwyck, New Netherlands
  • Marriage (1): Arent Andries BRADT about 1648 in Albany, , New Netherlands
  • Marriage (2): Barent Janse VAN DITMARS after 12 November 1664
  • Marriage (3): Claes Janse VAN BOEKHOVEN in 1691
  • Marriage (4): Claas Janse VAN BROCKHOVEN in 1691
  • Died: 1712, Schenectady, Albany Co., New York about age 85

bullet  General Notes:

Catalyntje, dau. of Andries De Vos, Deputy Director of Rensselaerswyck. After the death of her first husband about 1662, the grants of land allotted to him were confirmed to her. Her home lot in the village, was the west quarter of the block bounded by Washington, Union, Church and State streets, being about 200ft sq. Amsterdam measure. On the 12th of Nov. 1664, being about to marry her second husband, Barent Janse Van Ditmars, she contracted with the gardians of her children, to set off for them from her estate, 1,000 guilders, and martgaged her bouwery, No. 1, on the Bouwland to secure this sum to them. He (Ditmars) was killed in the massacre of Feb. 08, 1689/90. In 1691, she married Claas Janse Van Bockhoven, whom she also outlived. She died in 1712. [Pearson, THE FIRST SETTLERS OF SCHENECTADY; pg. 19-20.]


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Immigration, May 1641, New Netherland.


Catalyntje married Arent Andries BRADT, son of Andreis BRADT and Unknown, about 1648 in Albany, , New Netherlands. (Arent Andries BRADT was born after 1607 in Frederickstadt, Norway and died in 1662 in Rensselaerwyck, New Netherlands.)


Catalyntje next married Barent Janse VAN DITMARS after 12 November 1664.


Catalyntje next married Claes Janse VAN BOEKHOVEN in 1691.


Catalyntje next married Claas Janse VAN BROCKHOVEN in 1691.



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

2 New Netherland 17th Century Ancestor Registry. Original sources: Evjen, John O. Scandanavian Immigrants in New York 1630-1674, 1916; Pearson, Jonathan. Cited by Marcie Ward Richie

3 New Netherland Census Records.

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