Johannes Jurians Westfael and Marritje Jacobs Cool

    Johannes Jurians Westfael was the son of Juriaen Westfael and Marritje Hansen. [1] Johannes was of Foxhall Manor, Kingston, Ulster, New York. He had two brothers, Abell and Symen, and two sisters, Elsjen and Rymerick. He married Marritje Jacobs Cool 28 Jan 1683 in Kingston, Ulster, New York. Marritje was born in Kingston, Ulster, New York to Jacob Barentsen Cool and Marritje Simons. She was baptized 7 Mar 1666 in Kingston, Ulster, New York. She had three older brothers, Symen, Barent (who died young), and Barent, and another brother, Arent, who was probably her twin. Johannes was among those who obtained a deed from a group of Native Americans for land in the Minisink area. This land is believed to be located in between the present-day cities of Westbrookville and Port Jervis, Orange, New York.

Johannes and Marritje had:

1. Jurian Westfall, born in Kingston, Ulster, New York, baptized 27 Apr 1684 in Kingston, Ulster, New York, married 1) Christina (Styntjen) Van Kuykendaal and 2) Maria Cuddebeck 20 Aug 1716 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
2. Maretie Westfall, baptized Aug 1685 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
3. Rebecka Westfall, baptized 29 Apr 1687 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
4. Jannetje Westfall, born in Kingston, Ulster, New York, baptized 17 Mar 1689 in Kingston, Ulster, New York, married Matheus Van Kuykendaal 27 Mar 1715 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
5. Sara Westfall, baptized 26 May 1691 in Kingston, Ulster, New York, married Jacob Van Kuykendaal in 1712 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
6. Jacob Westfall, born in Kingston, Ulster, New York, baptized 23 Apr 1693 in Kingston, Ulster, New York, married Margrieta de Duyster 19 Nov 1717 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
7. Abel Westfall, baptized 9 Feb 1696 in Kingston, Ulster, New York, married Antjen Bogaart 25 Feb 1717 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
8. Niclaes Westfall, baptized 1 May 1698 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
9. Claertje Westfall, born in Minisink, Orange, New York, baptized 31 Oct 1700 in Kingston, Ulster, New York, married Zalomon Freer 22 Sep 1721 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
10. Reymerich Westfall, baptized 13 Jun 1703 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
11. Lena Westfall, baptized 22 Sep 1705 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.
12. Rachel Westfall, baptized 11 Sep 1709 in Kingston, Ulster, New York.

Sources:
1. Hoes, Roswell Randall (comp.), Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1997 (originally published by De Vinne Press (New York), 1891).
2. 1696 Deed for Menissing and Waggacknock.
3. "A rool of the names and surnames of them that haue takin the Oath of Allegiance in the County of Ulstr, by ordr of his Excely: the Gouernor; the ffirst day of Septembr Anno Qe: Domini 1689".


Records of Baptisms of the Reformed Church at Kingston, Ulster, NY.


Page Number Baptism Number Baptism Date Parents Child Witnesses
5 68 1666 Jacob Barentsen Cool Arent, Marretje Hans Cheyrstede.
7 March Marretje Symens Annetje Tyssen.
Anna Blom.
21 346 1684 Johannes Westphael Juriaan Jacob Cool.
27 April Maritie Cool Jacob Stoutenburg.
Maritie Simons.
24 425 1685 Johannes Westvaal Maretie Claas Westpaal.
Aug. Maretie Cool Elsie Westvaal.
28 512 1687 Johanies Jurejaen Rebecka Jacob Aertse.
29 April Maretie Cool Sara Pels.
33 618 1689 Johannes Westphal Jannetje Mattys Sleckt.
17 March Marietje Kool Anna Hendrixen.
36 664 1691 Johannes Westfaal Sara (No witnesses named).
26 May (Wife's Name not given.)
39 738 1693 Johannes Westphalen Jacob Thomas Chambers.
23 April Marritje Kooll Laurentia Kellenaar.
46 891 1696 Joannes Westphale Abel Symon Westphale.
9 Feb. Marritje Kool Nelletje Quackebos.
52 1026 1698 Joannes Westphale Niclaes Jacob Rutse.
1 May Marritje Kool Marritje Rutse.
60 1199 1700 Johannes Westphale Claertje Goosen va Wagenen.
31 Oct. Marritje Cool Jannetje va Wagenen.
69 1404 1703 Johannes Westphale Reymerich Barent van Benthuyse.
13 June Marritje Cool Mary Magdaleen Slegt.
74 1515 1705 Johannes Westphalen Lena Barent van Wageningen.
22 Sept. Marrytje Kool Lea Schepmoes.
86 1765 1709 Johannes Westvaale Rachel Arie Rosa.
11 Sept. Marritje Cool Maria Pels.

Kingston Marriage Register.

Page 506    Marriage Number 59     1683        28 Jan.
JOHANNES JURIAANZ WEESPHAAL, j. m., of Foxhal (Foxhall), [2] in the Esopus, [3] and resid. in Kingston, and MARITIE JACOBZ COOL, j. d., of Kingston, and resid. there. First publication of Banns, 17 Dec., 1682.

Page 526    Marriage Number 274    1712        (Date of marriage not given)
274 JACOB VAN KUYKENDAAL, widower of ARIAANTJEN TIETSOORT, and ZARA WESTVAAL, j. d., both resid. in Menissing (Minisink). Banns registered, 3 Feb.

Page 529    Marriage Number 322    1715        27 March
322 MATHEUS VAN KUYKENDAAL, j. m., born in Raysester (Rochester), and JANNETJEN WESTVAAL, j. d., born in Kingstown, and both resid. in Menissing (Minisink). Banns registered, 13 March.

Page 532    Marriage Number 356    1716         20 Aug.
356 JURIAAN WESTVAAL, widower of STYNTJEN VAN KUYKENDAAL, and MARYTJEN KODDEBEK, j. d., both parties born in Kingstown, and now resid. in Menissing (Minisink). Banns registered, 29 July. Married in Menissing.

Page 532    Marriage Number 363    1717        25 Feb.
363 ABEL WESTVAAL, j. m., and ANTJEN BOGAART, j. d., both resid. in Menissing (Minisink). Banns registered, 10 Feb.

Page 534    Marriage Number 379    1717        19 Nov.
379 JACOB WESTVAAL, j. m., born in Kingstown, and MARGRIETA DE DUYSTER, j. d., born in Horly (Hurley), and both now resid. in Menissing (Minisink). Banns registered, 27 Oct.

Page 540    Marriage Number 464    1721        22 Sept.
464 ZALOMON FREER, j. m., born in the Pals (New Paltz), and KLAARTJEN WESTVAAL, j. d., born in Menissing (Minisink), and both now resid. under the jurisdiction of Kingstown. Banns registered, 3 Sept.

Source: Hoes, Roswell Randall (comp.), Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1997 (originally published by De Vinne Press (New York), 1891).


Deed (1696)

Know all men by these present that Achparreny, Orreguan, Harmon Hekan, Tadepaa, Sansanan, Wackheeck, Toorakawa, Paghetenson, Koerdereson. Tindemopigton, Namesjaront, Mabertogaropson, Tonnespaam, Mossingsinck, Capiskeham, Indians sendeth greetings, for and in consideration of fifty pounds current money five guns, five blancoats, five coats of shrouds, five coats duffels, five laps, five shirts, five pistols, five drawn knives, five axes, five hats, five pair of stockings, five swords, fifty pounds of powder, two ancors rum, forty barrels lead, fifty needles, fifty ailds, fifty fishing hooks, eight barrels strong beere (?), and six fur coats to them in kind payed before ensealing and delivery of those present by Jacob Rutse Gerrit Aarios, Jacob Aartss, Dan Honan, Conraet Elmendorph, Thomas Swartout, Dirck Vanderburgh, Anthony Swartout, Jacob Cuddeback, Johannis Westphalen, Claes Westphalen, and Simon Westphalen, the widow of Thomas Quick, Barnardus Swartout, Peter Gumair, Elyas Und Cornelis Switts Hendrick Janson Cornelius Clase, Cornellus De Duyster, Hendrick Decker have bargained sold and assigned and leftover to the said Jacob Rutse, Gerrit Aartss, Jacob Aartss and Dan Honan, Thomas Swartout and the rest of the partners that have obtained a grant from his estate and council for Monissing and Waggackemech. All that certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the bounds of Menissing & Waggacknock beginning at the west bound of the land called Noponack to a small runn of water called by the Indian name of Assawagkemeck and soe alongst said run of water and the land of Hansjorr the Indyan, to have and to hold the said tract of land unto the said Jacob Rutse, Gerrit Aartss, Jacob Aartss Dan Honan, Thomas Swartout and the rest of the partners above their heirs and assigns forever. The said Ackparreny, Orreguon, Hermon Hokan {sic} Dotti (?) futher covenant, promise engage to warrand and defend the said Jacob Rutse, Gerrit Aartss Jacob Aartss, Dan Honan, Thomas Swartout, and the rest of the partners, for the said land against all manner of Indyans that shall claim the lands. In testimony whereof wee have hereunto left our hands in Kingstowne this 8th day of June 1696

Signed in the presence of
Roscoff Swartout
 

W.D. Meyer

In the presence of
Dirck Schopnoos
Justice of the peace
 

A true copy &c
J. Wottinghan clerk
 

Ackparreny X his mark
Orreguan X his mark
Harmon Hekan X his mark
Tadepaa X his mark
Sansanan X his mark
Wackheeck X his mark
Toorakawa X his mark
Paghetenson X his mark
Koerderson X his mark
Tindemopigton X his mark
Namesjarout X his mark
Mabertogaroposon X his mark
Tonnespaam X his mark
Mossingsinck X his mark
Capiskeham X his mark
Tonnespaam X his mark
Paghetesson X his mark


"A rool of the names and surnames of them that haue takin the Oath of Allegiance in the County of Ulstr, by ordr of his Excely: the Gouernor; the ffirst day of Septembr Anno Qe: Domini 1689-
...Westfallin, Symon Westfalin, Abl Westfalin, Claes Westfalin, Johanas..."


Footnotes

[1] No baptismal records have been found. However, he is called "Johannes Juriaanz Weesphaal" in his marriage record and "Johanies Jurejaen" in his daughter Rebecka's baptismal record. In addition, he listed on a deed with Simon Westphalen and the widow of Thomas Quick (Rymerick Westfael), who are children of Juriaen Westfael and Marritje Hansen.
[2] Note from R. R. Hoes:  "Name of the Manor, in Kingston, granted to Thomas Chambers."
[3] Note from R. R. Hoes:  "Esopus was originally a general name for the large and indefinite tract of country in which Wiltwyck, now Kingston, is situated. The name was subsequently applied, in a popular way, to Kingston itself."


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