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Pieter Jacobse Borsboom

Pieter Jacobse Borsboom

Male - Bef 1689

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  • Name Pieter Jacobse Borsboom  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation steen bakker (brick maker)  [1
    Residence CA 1660  Beverwyck, New Netherland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • In "Genealogies of the First Settlers", Pieter is noted as having "early settled in Beverwyck" before becoming one of the first settlers in Schenectady in 1662, but no specific dates are given.
    Residence 1662  Schenectady, New Netherland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Pieter was one of the fifteen first proprietors when the area that would become Schenectady was settled by European colonists. Per "Genealogies of the First Settlers", his home lot in the village was the north quarter of the block bounded by Front, Washington, Union and Church streets, and he also had two farm allocated to him on the bouwland.
    Will 18 Oct 1686  [1
    Died Bef May 1689  [1
    Probate 30 May 1689  [1
    • This was the date an inventory of his property was completed, which amounted to 1630 guilders.
    Person ID I290  Main Tree
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2022 

    Children 
     1. Cornelis Borsboom,   d. Bef MAYBE May 1689
     2. Anna Borsboom,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Maria Pieterse Borsboom,   d. Aft 1724
     4. Fytie Borsboom,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Tryntje Borsboom,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Book -- Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the Patent and City of Schenectady, from 1662 to 1800, downloaded 13 June 2022; pages 16-17; Genealogy of the Borsboom family (Reliability: 2).
      Borsboom records from 'Genealogies of the First Settlers of Schenectady', pages 16-17
      Borsboom records from "Genealogies of the First Settlers of Schenectady", pages 16-17
      BORSBOOM.
      Pieter Jacobse, steen bakker (brick maker), early settled in Beverwyck. In 1662, when the land was taken up at Schenectady, he became one of the fifteen first proprietors. His home lot in the village, was th enorth quarter of the block bounded by Front, Washington, Union and Church streets. He also had two farms allotted to him on the bouwland. In his will, which was recorded in New York, Oct. 18, 1686, he mentioned his son Cornelis, and four daughters. An inventory of his property was made May 30, 1689, by Barent Janse Van Ditmars, Isaac Cornelise Swits and Douwe Aukes; it amounted to 1630 guilders. His son Cornelis probably died young; his daughters who survived him were Anna, who m. Jan Pieterse Mebie; Maritie, wife of Hendrick Brouwer; Fytie, wife of Marte Van Benthuysen, and Tryntje, wife of John Oliver.