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Heijman Gysbertsen ROOSA[1]

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Birth  Bet 1588 and 1590  Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands 
Sex  Male 
Died  Bet 1624 and 1683  Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands 
Person ID  I22235  Default Tree 
Last Modified  18 Dec 2008 
Father  Gijsbet GOERTZEN, b. Abt 1560, Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands 
Mother  Maria Alerts DIRCKSEN, b. Aft 1560 
Group Sheet  F8856  Default Tree 
Family 1  Metjie Gysertsor Walravens De ROOS, b. Abt 1600 
Married  Aft 1642  Holland 
 1. Aldert Heymansen ROOSA, b. Bet 1618 and 1621, Herwynen, Gelderland, Netherlands
 2. Guert ROOSA, b. Aft 1643
 3. Maria ROOSA, b. Aft 1644
 4. Elizabeth ROOSA, b. Aft 1646
Last Modified  18 Dec 2008 
Group Sheet  F8838  Default Tree 
Family 2  Eijken Jan KUIJSTENDER 
Married  Abt 1614  Gelderland, Netherlands 
 1. Jan ROOSA
 2. Govert ROOSA
 3. Anneke ROOSA
Last Modified  17 Dec 2008 
Group Sheet  F8853  Default Tree 
  • The oldest record found that gives his name is in the Dutch Reformed Church membership list of the Herwijen Church dated 24 December 1612, where he is listed as Gijsbert Goertsen along with his wife, Maria. But four earlier, Heijman can be found in records of taxes as "Heijman Ghijsbert te op Andel" in 1608 and then again in 1614

    http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/r/o/s/Dennis-N-Rosencrance/GENE0001-0 004.html

    Purchase of Indian Lands in Ulster County, NY

    Rhinebeck -- On a June day 300 years ago, three settlers from the Wiltwyck (Kingston, Ulster, NY) area made a deal with some Indians for land on the east shore of the Hudson River across from Rondout Creek... The three, Gerrit Artsen and Jan Elton [Elting], together with a Portuguese Jew named (518) Arie Roosa, purchased the land from the Indians as speculators hoping to cash in on future development, according to two professors whose field of expertise is the Indians of New York.

    State University College at New Paltz history professor Laurence Hauptman and Ohio University anthropology professor Robert Grumet agreed that both the Europeans and the three members of the Esopus tribe lived on the west side of the river principally. The Indians are listed on the deed as Aran Kee, Kreme Much and Korra Kee. Aran Kee, known on other deeds as Ankony, was really armed Aramuchtan, said Grumet. He was part of a clan or group of Esopus Indians in the Wiltwyck area who owned land on what is now the Rhinecliff side of the Hudson River. Kreme Much, he said, was probably Pemmryawech, husband-consort to the female sachem (chief) Mamanuchqua, said Grumet, who is in the area working on a book on the Hudson Valley Indians of the 17th and 18th century. Grumet said he does not know about Korra Kee.

    ...Grumet and Hauptman pointed to "the Livingston landgrab" in what is now northern Dutchess southern Columbia counties as a classic example. [The Whitemans acted as agents for the Livingstons in the next century.] They recalled that in 1685, Robert Livingston bought up strategically placed points of land from the Indians. He then applied to the English crown for a patent that not only covered those pieces of land, but the land between the areas he had purchased.

    "The Indians flipped out," said Grumet.

    "It was a clear attempt to cheat the Indians and other settlers who wanted the land," Hauptmann agreed. Eventually, Livingston had to buy the Indians out. But as for Artsen, (518) Roosa and Elton, "they probably kept the land for speculative purposes," rather than settling on it. [NYG&BR contradicts this, saying that Arie Roosa settled on the new purchase.]"

    -- Poughkeepsie Journal, August 6, 1986, p. 8B, c/o Harvey Auster

    1032. Nicholas De Puy/Du Pui of Artois
    b. 1625 Paris, France
    d. 19 June 1690/91 New York, NY
    m. (1033) Catalyna Du Vos
    1033. (Catalina/ Catalyna/) Cattyntje Renard (/Reynard /Reynards) (DuVois/) DeVos (/DeVaux)
    b. 1631/32 France
    d. ABT July 1705 NY, age 73
    Family: (1032) Nicholas Du Puis
    i. John/Jan De Puy
    b. 1655 Artois, France
    d. 1732 Richmond Co., NY
    m(1) Elizabeth/Elezibeth Tysen (b.ABT 1657)
    m(2) Petroneltje Sweem (b. ABT 1660) 1692 Dutch Church, NY
    ii. (516) Moses de Puy Sr.
    iii. Nicholas De Puy Jr.
    b. 1660 France
    c. July 11, 1670
    REF: http://www.spectrumdata.com/kelly/dat2.htm#25
    iv. Joseph De Puy
    b. 1663 New Amsterdam
    v. Aaron De Puy
    b. 1664 New Amsterdam
    d. AFT 1691
    vi. Magdelena De Puy
    b. 1667
    vii. Susanna De Puy
    c. Apr. 7, 1669 New Amsterdam
    m(1) Obadias Winter (b. ABT 1667)
    m(2) John Palmerton (b. ABT 1664)
    viii. Paulus De Puy
    b. 1675
    (1032) Nicolas du Puis and (1033) Catalina deVaux were Huguenots of Artois who fled from Paris in 1651 because of religious persecution. They came to New Amsterdam in October 1662 with their 3 three sons: (1033i) Nicholas, (1033ii) John and (516) Moses. They settled on Long Island, leaving a large property. (1032) Nicolas gave his sons a good education. The first two are little known.

    DeVaux The history of this ancient South Holland family traces its ancestry as a family of Netherlands origin before the year 1100 and appears first in the ancient records in South Holland.

    1034. Cornelius(/Cornelias) Evertsz Wynkoop

    b. ABT 1627 Buurschap Wyckerom by Eden, Gelderland, Netherlands SRC: notarial record 1096/286- 287 (Film no. 1282) in the Gemeente Archief of Amsterdam
    d. AFT 11 Aug 1676(/ABT 1679) Hurley/Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
    Arrived on the Geldersse Blom ABT 14 May 1651 from Amersfoort, Nykerk, Holland
    m. (1035) Maria Janse Langendyck Jan. 29 1656/57 Holland or New Amsterdam
    1035. Maria Jans /Janse van Langendyck
    b. 1635 Netherlands
    d. AFT 16 May, 1679 Esophus (Kingston), Ulster Co., NY
    Family: (1034) Cornelius Evertsz Wynkoop
    i. (517) Maria Wynkoop
    ii. Johannes de Puy Wynkoop
    b. ABT 1662 Albany, NY
    d. 1730 Ulster Co., NY
    m(1) Judith Fransen Bloodgood/Bloetgoet (1665-) 7 June 1687 Ulster Co., NY
    m(2) Cornelia ten Broeck (b. ABT 1676) 6 June 1696 Ulster Co., NY
    REF: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ote/17th/dny_4.htm
    iii. Gerrit/Gerret Wynkoop
    b. 1665 Albany/Esopus, NY
    d. 1745
    m. (1027iv[2]a) Hilletje Focken BEF 1699
    iv. Evert Wynkoop
    b. 24 Mar. 1664/65 Albany, NY
    d. 31 July 1746 Ulster Co., NY
    m(1) Gertie Elmendorp (1671-) Aug. 26, 1688
    m(2) (1037iv_b) Annetje Kierstede 1706 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    v. Nicholas Wynkoop
    c. Oct. 15 1688 Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
    d. BEF 1679 (not in mother's will)
    vi. "Claes" Catherine Wynkoop
    c. 18June 1671 Kingston NY
    vii. Benjamin Wynkoop
    c. 5 Nov. 1673 Kingston, NY
    m. Femmetje Van der Huel (b. ABT 1677) 20 Oct. 1697/98 Kingston, NY
    REF: http://users.ids.net/~reveritt/d0001/g0000031.htm#I0755
    1036. Albert/Aeldert (Herman/)Heymans Roosa
    b. 1621 Herwijnen /Herwynen, Guilderland /Gelderland, Netherlands
    d. 27 Feb. 1678/79 Hurley, Ulster Co., NY (Wyldwyck)
    Farmer; Sgt. in the Burgher Guard.
    Farmer. Assumed the surname "Roosa" when his family came to America. Emigrated to New Netherlands in 1660 on "De Bonte Koe" ("The Spotted Cow")
    Coat of Arms: Gold with 3 roses (2 over 1) gules. NEHGS Roll 5, Order 335
    m. (1037) Wyntje Ariens DeJonge 1642 Herwijnen, Gelderland, Neth.
    1037. Wyntje (/Heilke?) Ariens De Jonge/De Jongh
    b. 1622 Herwynen, Gelderland, Neth.
    d. AFT 1685 of Hurley, Ulster, NY
    Family: (1036) Albert Heymans Roosa
    i. (518) Capt. Arien Heymanse Roosa
    ii. Heyman Albertse Roosa
    c. 4 Jan. 1645 b. perh. 3 June 1643 Herwynen, Gelderland, Holland
    d. ABT Aug. 1708 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    m. Anna Margriet Roosevelt (1654-1706)
    iii. Jan Albertsen/Albertse Roosa
    b. 15 Apr. 1646 Herwynen, Gelderland, Neth.
    d. after 16 May, 1736 Ulster Co., NY
    m. Hillegond Willemsen Van Buren (b. ABT 1648)
    iv. Martje Roosa b. 1649 d. young
    v. Ilke/Eyke/Anghe Aldertse Roosa
    c. 6 Apr. b. 2 Apr. 1651 Herwynen, Gelderland, Neth.
    d. ABT 1684 Hurley, Ulster Co., NY
    Family: Dr. Roelof Kiersted
    c. 1 Jan. 1646/47 New Amsterdam, NY
    d. 1673 Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
    a. Wyntje/Wientie Kierstede
    b. 25 Mar./May 1673
    Family(1): (2281v) Jan/John Tjerkse de Witt ABT 1693
    Family(2): (1107viii) Dirck Dirrick Rosenkrans 6 Sep. 1702 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    b. Annetje Kierstede
    c. 1675
    d. 1755 NY
    Family(1): (1035iv) Evert Wynkoop
    REF: http://www.rootsweb.com/~bcarter/gendex/g0000040.html#I1409
    vi. Mary/Maritje Roosa
    b. 1652(/57) Herwynen, Gelderland, Holland
    Family: (1113iii) Laurens Jansen Kortryk/Kortright 1672 Esophus, Ulster, NY
    (Descendants called "Low/Loeuw")
    vii. Neeltje Roosa
    b. 1653 c. 1655 Herwynen, Gelderland, Neth.
    d. 27 Oct. 1745
    Family: Hendric/Henry Paeldin/Pawling (ABT 1650-) 1676 prob. Hurley, Ulster Co., NY
    b. ABT 1651
    a. (2281xiii[1]) Jan Pawling
    viii. Jannetje Roosa
    b. 1656 Herwynen, Gelderland, Neth.
    Family: Matthys Ten Eyck (b. 1657 d. 1741) 16 Nov. 1679 Hurley, Ulster Co., NY
    ix. Aert Roosa
    b. 1657/58 Herwynen, Gelderland, Neth.
    d. young
    x. Gysbert Roosa b. ABT 1658 d. young
    xi. Annatje Roosa? b. ABT 1661 d. young
    xii. Guert Roosa
    b. 15 June, 1664 Hurley, Ulster Co., NY
    d. at birth
    http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/a/n/t/Michael-E-Anthony/GENE1-0020.ht ml There are many descendants of the first three sons, up and down the Hudson R. Valley. The name was later changed to "Rose".
    It is possible that Wyntje Ariense DeJongh was also of a Sephardic background. Her father's name was (2074) Arie(n) ( = Heb. Arya, "lion", a kinnui of "Judah") and "DeJongh" could be a Dutch rendition of De Jona (or Yona). SRC: Carolyn Dorais wordpowercommunications@rcn.com

    1038. Schepin Evert Evertsen Pels of Anjou

    b. 1616/ 5 Jun 1624, Stettin, Pomerania, Germany
    d. 29 Jun 1686, Kingston, Ulster, NY
    Occupation: Brewer; later Contractor to build sloops
    Arrived in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands aboard the "De Houyttuyn" August 11, 1642 with a wife and servant.
    m. (1039) Jannetje Symens 15 Dec 1641 Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Neth. by Domine Holbekijus Witnesses: (2079) Claertje Arents and (4155ii or 4153ii) Pieter Smit
    1039. Jannetje Symens

    c. 22 Sep. 1624 Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Neth.
    d. 2 Sep 1683, Kingston, Ulster, NY
    Family: (1038) Sch. Evert Pels
    i. Hendrik Pels
    b. ABT 1643 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    m. an Indian girl REF: http://www.rdrop.com/~jorgill/buhler/fam01752.htm
    ii. (519) Maria Evertse Pels
    iii. Anneken Evers Pels
    b. ABT 1646 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    d. (prob. probated) 16 Nov. 1688
    m. Hendrick Cornelisse Van Ness (1638-1717) 21 Oct. 1663 Kingston, NY
    iv. Evert Evertszen Pels
    b. ABT 1645/48 Papscanee Island, NY
    d. BEF 30 May 1678 New York City
    m(1): Sophia Palmetier
    m(2): Brechtje Elswaerts/ Elsworth (1648-1688) banns 13 Aug. 1670 New York City
    v. Elizabeth Evertsen Pels
    b. 1650/57 Renselaerswyck, Ulster, NY
    Family: Joch /Jochim Englebart /Engelbertsz Van Namen 1675/76 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    vi. Clara /Claartje Pels
    b. 10 Sep. 1651 Greenbush, NY
    d. AFT 14 May 1721 NY
    Family: Gerrit Aertse /Aartsen Van Wagenen /Van Wagner (1648-ABT 1720) ABT 1670
    REF: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Trail/3420/dat5.htm#21
    vii. Sara Evertse Pels
    b. 3 July 1659 Kingston/ Rensselaerwijk, Ulster, NY
    d. 10 Nov. 1778 (See below*)
    Family: Jacob Aert Van Wagenan (1651/52-1715) (bro. of (1039vi_1) Gerrit) 25 Feb. 1676/77
    viii. Rebecca /Rebecks Evertsz Pels
    c. 13 Nov. 1661 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    Family: Hieronimus Hansz 9 Apr. 1684 Albany DRC, NY
    ix. Simon /Symen Pels
    c. 29 Mar. 1665 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    d. 1 Jan. 1683
    m. Maritie Hendrix (b. ABT 1666/70) 1 Jan. 1682/83 Kingston, Ulster, NY
    REF: http://users.rootsweb.com/~bcarter/gendex/g0000265.html#I1202 http://al7fl.abts.net/HTML-DATA/NCWVA.html/d0039/g0000070.htm#I67029
    * In regards to (1039vii) Sara Pels from the VanWagenan family Bible, there are these entries: "1659, July 3rd, my wife was born, 1677, Feb 25th, I was married to my wife. 1778, Nov10, my mother Sara (Pels) VanWagenan is dead." The same dates are also listed in the Genealogical Record Vol. X and "Colonial Revolutionary Lineages's" Van Wagenen Family 1650-1884. REF: Joanne6548@aol.com

    (1038) Sch. Evert Pels and Martin Hendricksz Beekman (1616/17-) bought a brewery (in Fort Orange, NY?) together in 1650. REF: http://www.midtown.net/~bmiles/beekman.htm

    Pels The history of this ancient South Holland family traces its ancestry as a family of Netherlands origin before the year 1100

    1048-1055. (s.a.1032-1039)

    On March 3, 1660 (1036) Albert Roosa, living in Herwijnen, conveyed half a tract of land as yet undivided between the heirs of Govert Ariensen De Jongh, in Hellouw ( a mile or so from Herwijnen) and again he pledged his interest in the estate of the late (2074) Adrian Meertensen De Jongh as security for the fulfillment of the contract. It is further proof that the wife of (1036) Albert was the daughter of (2074) Adrian Meertensen De Jongh. The de Jongh family owned large fowler preserves in Hellouw in the 17th century. Albert was a wealthy man for those days, bringing to New Netherlands considerable property from Holland, and he speedily occupied an influential position in the new settlement.

    Pursuant to the directions of Their Lords High Mightinesses of Holland, Governor Stuyvesant and his Council, at New Amsterdam on May 16, 1661, granted a charter to organize a civil government at Wiltwyck. By this Charter Evert Pels, Cornelis Barentsen Slecht and Elbert Heymans Roose were appointed the first three Schepens, or Magistrates, who with the presiding Schout, Roeloff Swartwout completed "the Organization of the first village and first judicial tribunal in this section of the State.

    (1036) Albert Heymans was banned from holding public office after the Esopus Mutiny. His sentence was subsequently modified, and he returned to Esopus. Governor Francis Lovelace restored (1036) Roosa to favor and in 1669 appointed him as one of the Overseers for Hurley, called New Dorp or New Village. In 1673 he was confirmed as one of the officers at Esopus by Governor Anthony Colve and described as (1036) "Captain Albert Heymans, who had been prominent in the riot of 1667". (1036) Albert served in the military forces of the Colony as mustering officer and in other capacities and on April 5, 1670 at the military rendezvous held at Marbletown, he was present as Sergeant of Captain Henry Pawling's Company at which also appeared his son (518) Arie Roosa as private, and in 1673 (1036) Albert was Captain of a company recruited from Hurley and Marbletown. -- http://w3.gwis.com/~cmcgraw/family/wayne/roosa.htm

    For subsequent events, see The Esopus War, the Wiltwyck Massacre and the Mutiny Against the English

    In the spring of 1661 Albert joined with his son, Arien Albertson Roosa and Jacob Jansen Van Etten, Tho. Quick, Roeloff Swartwout, Mattys Blanchan, Louys Du Bois and others, to the petition to Sir Edmund Andros, Governor of New York, praying that he would assist them in procuring a minister for Esopus "that can preache bothe Inglish and Dutche, wch. will bee most fitting for this place, it being in its Minority."

    Roosa was the most prominent member of the RDC Consistory, which played an active role in the life of Esopus. On February 12, 1664, they sent the following petition to the court.

    "The Reverend Consistory here.. request... that the public, sinful and scandalous Bacchanalian days of Fastenseen [i.e. Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday], coming down from the heathens from their idol Bacchus, the God of wine and drunkenness, beain also a leaven of popery, inherited from the pagans, which the Apostle, in 1 Co. 5, admonishes true Christians to expurge, may, while near at hand, be proscribed in this place by your Honors, by proper ordinances, while we admonish against and publicly reprehend those abominations, so that through God's grace and blessing we shall mutually have done our duty, and we may thereby do some good for this place and its inhabitants, their bodies as well as their souls,- the more so as we are passing through such woeful times of God's judgement over us in this place [a strange disease was then ravaging Esopus], inflicted because of our sins- and so we may not, through such scandalous sins as Fastenseen, and sinful doing, continue to irritate the Lord and still further call down his judgements upon us, for we are still under his rod, and his sword of war still threatens us yet more to try the land and its inhabitants."

    -- Jim Miller at millerpl@frontiernet.net

    ************************************************************************** ************************************************************************** *********
    The Esopus War, the Indian Trouobles at Wiltwyck and the Mutiny Against the English

    (1026) Cornelius Barentsen Sleight was in Esopus, now Ulster Co., NY, in 1655. He was Seargent of a Military Company and signed an agreement 31 May 1658 with Gov. Stuyvesant to build a stockade and to make peace with the Indians. His son (Jan Cornelis?) was captured, 1659, and tortured to death. SRC: Colonial Families of the United States, pp. 472-73.

    On the night of September 20, 1659, eight Esopus Indians who had been harvesting corn for farmer Thomas Chambers were rewarded with some brandy. When Chambers refused to give them more than the one bottle, they obtained more brandy from a soldier who had escorted them on the work detail. Soon things got out of hand and they fired a musket. The town's garrison commander sent a patrol to investigate, but they found it was a case of harmless celebrating and decided not to interfere. However, several neighboring farmers and soldiers waited until the eight cornhuskers fell asleep, and then attacked them. They killed one Indian and captured another, but the rest got away to tell the Esopus tribe about the attack.

    The Indians took their revenge early the next day, attacking the settlers, who were outnumbered ten to one. (1106) Harmans Rosenkrans went down the Hudson River with seventeen other settlers to get reinforcements. They accomplished their mission, but were ambushed on the way back. (1106) Harmans was captured and escaped after eight days, having been stripped and staked out in the sun. -- http://wave.park.wy.us/~fulker/1-angel.html

    Esopus was made Wiltwyck in 1661, and (1026) Cornelis Barentsen Slecht and (1036) Albert Heymans Roosa were appointed to the board of three Commissioners to enclose the new village, also called Hurley. (1024) Hendrick Jochemsz came from Fort Orange to assist in the building of the stockade. The company disbanded there after the trouble was settled. Gov Stuyvesant offered the soldiers grants of land to settle there, and (1024) Hendrick Jochemszaccepted, settling on OCT 24 1661. He sold his property at Rensselaerwyck & Beaverwyck gradually. The (1036) Roosa's also settled there. In 1662, (1024) Hendrick Jochemsz opened a Tavern at the mouth of Esopus Creek. (1026) Slecht, who had been a distiller and brandy wine maker in the Netherlands, was named as the village brewer.

    (1024) Hendrick Jochemsz was named Lt. in the new Burgher guard under Capt Thomas Chambers on MAY 30 1662. On JUN 7 1663, the Indians made a surprise attack on the Wiltwyck & Hurly settlements. Hurley and part of Kingston were burned by Indians, many inhabitants killed and many women and children carried away captives. (1026) Cornelis Slecht's daughter was captured and made to marry an Indian. SRC: Colonial Families of the United States, pp. 472-73) (1024) Hendrick Jochemsz was severly wounded in the attack by two shots at the gate towards the river. His nine-year-old son, (512) Jochem, was on his way to visit his maternal uncle, Volckert Jansen Douw, when he was captured by a Wappinger Indian named Wamassaun. The boy was held by the Indians for about 3 mos. Two children of (1036) Albert Heymans Roosa were also among the 44 taken captive.

    Within three months, however, the captives were all restored. Some had been ransomed or exchanged, while others were rescued by Captain Martin Krieger in a sudden attack upon the savages, who, in their excitement, did not take time to murder the captives.The story of their rescue is one of the most interesting of the episodes in the history of early New York.

    Many traditions are still extant as to the treatment of the captives by the Indians. Many captives reported that they had not been subjected to any greater hardships than the Indians themselves had been compelled to undergo. The Indians amused themselves by throwing buring coals and ashes from their pipes upon th head of (512) Jochem Hendricksz , however, scarring it in many places so it became his practice always thereafter to wear a red stocking cap. Just before the rescue, Catharine Du Bois was placed upon a pile of wood preparatory to burning her, and she delayed their purpose by singing the 137th Psalm until the moment of the attack, in which she was rescued by her husband and Capt. Krieger's men. (REF: http://intermid.com/DoutBerg/genealog.y/books/mcmartin/10dubnew.htm).

    Following the massacre of Wiltwyck, a military dictatorship descended upon the town. On September 18, 1663 (1024) Hendrick Jochemsz was among the 26 fined for being out in the fields without permission and a convoy:
    Defendant admits he was at the bridge as a sentry as he, with others present had to repair the bridge, but being unable to work because of a lame hand, therefore stood sentry for the repairers.' On October 10, 1663 he compalined to the court that his home was being used as a guardhouse for the militia.

    In September 1665 soon after New Netherlands had become a province of Great Britain, the English Governor Richard Nicholls visited Kingston and placed Captain Daniel Brodhead in command at that place. Owing to that officer's tyrannical conduct, and the many acts of oppression and cruelty by the English soldiers under his command, the inhabitants rose in open hostility in 1667. The Esopus Meeting was a demonstration against the English which had been precipitated by the arrest and imprisonment of (1026) Cornelis Sleght, a good friend of (1024) Hendrick Jochemsz. (1024) Hendrick played a leading role in the demonstration.

    One of the items listed in their petition for redress was (1036) "Albert Heymans Roos , going with his plouw yron toward the Smits, was assaulted by five souldrs, whoe wounded him very much." Governor Nicholls on April 16, 1667 appointed a Commission to enquire into their troubles and in his letter of instructions says: (1036) Albert Heymans and Anthony D. Elba have spoken most malicious words, and I look upon them as great incendiaries and disaffected persons; if their words be proved they shall not be suffered to live in this government; if they have been actors in the late riot, pitch upon them two for ringleaders, and give orders to inventory and secure their estates by the Schout and Commissioners".

    The Commission sat at Esopus for three days. Captain Brodhead, admitting the truth of the charges against him was suspended from his command and he died three months afterwards on July 14, 1667 at Esopus. (1036) Albert Heymans Roosa and others "were found guilty of a rebellious and mutinous riot and were taken to New York for sentence. Nicholls, by advice of his council on May 3, sentenced (1036) Heymans to be banished for life out of the government and the others for shorter terms out of Esopus, Albany, and New York.

    Wiltwyck became Kingston in 1669, and (1026) Slecht was a Member of the Court of Sessions, 1676. In 1683 he was arrested with his son, Matthys, son-in-law Jan Eltinge and Matheu Blanchan, for signing a petition to Gov. Dongan asking liberty to choose their own officers to the town courts and to transport their own produce. SRC: Colonial Families of the United States, pp. 472-73.

Sources  1. [S407]   Gedcom - 1998388 Peterson, Michael Richard Esquer Swigart, (Contact: Michael Swigart pob 3138 La Puenta, Ca 91744 http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GED&db=:1998388&id=I0794 created in FTM, downloaded from Ancestry.com and converted to Legacy)
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