VAN PATTEN ANNEX

 

Arthur Frederick Van Patten Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Special thanks to:

 

1. Morris Carlton Van Patten and Richard Lougheed (Para. 4.d.(6.(d.(3)(a) of the Almond Drake (9) page), whose research was the source for much of the information in this annex.  Their research can be viewed in greater depth and breadth at Ancestry.com.

 

2. Norvil Leary Brown: (Para. 3.b.(4.(f.(2)(d)[3. of gen. 4, below) Author of (among other related publications): "All These Kinfolk: being the ancestors, descendants, and distant cousins of Beverly Rae Russell Brown and Norvil Leary Brown," Volumes 1-3 (1996) and Volume 4 (2004) published by subscription by Family History Publishers, Bountiful, Utah.  One source: the genealogical manuscript prepared in 1913 by Sarah (Van Patten) Ellsworth and Elizabeth Wead.

 

3. Helen E. Parish, whose web domain "Ancestors of Clifford & Helen (Loomis) Parish Upstate NY" was sourced for some of the information on this page.

 

4. Various other web pages:

 

a. Descendants of Claas Frederick van Petten. 

 

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Generation

 

11 

 

10  Albert of Petten

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1550 at Petten, Noord, Netherlands.  Died in the Netherlands.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Albert Albertse: See generation 9, below.

 

9   Albert Albertse

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1580 at Petten, Noord, Netherlands.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Frederick Albertse Van Patten: See generation 8, below.

 

8   Frederick Albertse/Albertzoon Van Petten

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1610 at Petten, Noord, Netherlands.  Died 1644 at Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Nicholas/Claas Frederickse Van Petten: See generation 7, below.

 

7   Nicholas/Claas Frederickse Van Petten

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 30 May 1641 (recorded 2 Jun 1641) at Petten (pronounced Patten in Dutch), Noord, Netherlands.  Died 3 October 1728 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Emigrated from the Netherlands to America, settling near Schenectady, New York by 1664. Rented land there until he purchased 22 acres for 220 beaver.  Owned a yacht named "Royal Oak," which he sold in 1679.  In 1683 moved his family from Schenectady to a farm at Papsknee, just south of Albany, New York, and remained there until 1694.  Subsequently resided at Albany, but in 1703 was amongst the Deacons of Schenectady's Dutch Reformed Church             .

 

2. Wife: Aeffie Arentse/Eva Bradt/Bratt

 

Born February 1650 at Rensselaerville, Albany County, New York; daughter of Arent Andries and Catalyntje (De Vos) Bradt.  Died 23 January 1728 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Claas Van Petten at (probably) Albany, New York about 1670-74.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Maritie/Meretie Van Petten: Born about 1670 in Albany County, New York.  Married William Van Allen (see Para 3.e.(2. of gen 10 of the Van Allen Annex), son of Peter Van Allen of Albany, on 4 November 1694 and had at least 7 children:

 

b. Catalynje/Cathylntje Van Petten: Born 1673 at Schenectady, New York.  Died before April 1707 at Athens, Greene County, New York.  Married Teunis/Tunis-Dirkse Van Vechten/Vetchen (b. 24 May 1668 at Lunenburg, Greene Co., NY, d. 21 Apr 1707 at Coxsackie, Greene Co.; interred at Catskill, NY) on 8/28 November 1694 at Greenbush, Albany County, New York and had the following children (the youngest b. 1707, reportedly Bapt. after both parents had died):

 

(1. Dirk Van Vechten: Baptized 12 September 1695.  Died 1782.  Married Helena Snybrant.

 

(2. Eva Van Vechten: Baptized 12 May 1700 at Albany, Albany County, New York.  Died 1762.  Married Johannes Snybrant.

 

(3. Janetje Van Vechten: Baptized 24 May 1702.

 

(4. Maria Van Vechten: Baptized 4 June 1704.

 

(5. Teunis Van Vechten: Baptized 1 April 1707.  Married Judikje Ten Broeck.

 

c. Annatje Van Petten: Born 1676 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married (1st) Claas/Nicholas Severson/Siversen/Siverse (b. 26 Jul 1699 at N. Albany) on 26 July 1699 and had the following children:

 

(1. Juriaan Severson: Baptized 15 September 1600 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

(2. Marrytje Severson: Baptized 1 February 1702 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

(3. Eva Severson: Baptized 24 October 1703 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

(4. Nicholas Severson: Baptized 28 July 1707 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

Annatje (Van Petten) Severson married (2nd) Cornelius Laurentse Van Wurmdrick (b. Rensselaerwyck) on 9 February 1709 and had the following children:

 

(5. Laurens Van Wurmdrick: Baptized 13 November 1709 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

(6. Frederick Van Wurmdrick: Baptized 20 April 1712 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

(7. Anna Van Wurmdrick: Baptized 25 December 1714 at Albany, Albany County, New York.

 

d. Arent (Dutch for Aaron) N. Van Petten: Born 1678 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1742/43.  Employed as a carpenter and builder, and was among the carpenters hired by Colonial Governor Hunter to build forts in 1711.  In 1714 purchased 500 acres of land southwest of Schenectady, New York.  Married Jannetja Conyn (b. 6 Feb 1687 at Albany, Albany Co., d. 1 Jun 1759 in Essex County, New Jersey), daughter of Philip Leendertse and Wyntje Dirkse (Van Vechten) Conyn of Koxhakki, on 10/17 April 1703 and had the following children:

 

(1. Frederick Arentse Van Petten: Baptized 22 August 1703 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Received about 8 acres of land from his father on 20 January 1742/43.  On 7 August 1765 deeded land to the Dutch Reformed Church for a burial ground.  Probably settled on his father's land at Normanskil.

 

(2. Philip Arentse Van Petten: Baptized 9 July 1704 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1751.  Married Geesie/Gesina Schermerhorn (b. 9 Dec 1713 at Rotterdam, Albany Co., NY, d. 1784), daughter of John Schermerhorn, in 1739 (also seen: m. 9 Dec 1728) at Schenectady, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Arent Van Petten #1: Born 14 June 1740 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1740.

 

(b. Arent Van Petten #2: Born 19 July 1741 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 19 July 1824 at Edinburg, Saratoga, New York.  Married Martha Bokly (b. 1757 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, d. 1857) about 1778 and had the following children:

 

(1) Gesina Van Petten: Born 9 April 1779 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Peter Bonnet about 1796 and had the following children:

 

(a) Christiaan Bonnet: Born 23 April 1797.

 

(b) Ryer Van Patten Bonnet.

 

(2) Philippus/Philip Van Petten: Born 28 February 1781 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(c. Engeltje/Helen Van Petten: Born 2 December 1744 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1762.  Married Johannes/John Groot, son of Abraham Groot, on 10 February 1762 and had the following children:

 

(1) Abraham Groot: Born 18 December 1763.

 

(2) Philip Groot: Born 24 August 1766.

 

(3) John Groot, Jr.: Born 15 January 1768.

 

(4) Magdalena Groot: Born 5 May 1771.

 

(5) Willempie Groot: Born 13 June 1773.

 

(6) Geesje Groot: Born 3 July 1775.

 

(7) Hester Groot: Born 1 March 1778.

 

(8) Arent Groot: Born 21 May 1780.

 

(9) Simon Groot: Born 15 September 1782.

 

(d. Fytje/Sophia Van Petten: Born 24 May 1747/12 May 1751 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1770.  Married Caleb Truax (b. 19 Nov 1747 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, d. 13 Sep 1808 at Guilderland, Albany Co., NY) on 11 August 1770 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Isaac Truax: Born 29 July 1771 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(2) Geesje Truax: Born 5 September 1773 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(3) Abraham Caleb Truax: Born 15 February 1775 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 24 June 1844 at Detroit, Somerset County, Maine.

 

(4) Philip Truax: Born 14 April 1776 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 7 April 1847 at Mt. Pleasant, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

 

(5) John Truax: Born 4 July 1780 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(6) Anne Truax: Born 4 July 1780 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(e. Jan/John Van Petten: Born 26 March 1749 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 27 January 1825 at Tully, Onondaga County, New York.  Married Margarita Heemstraat (b. 1754 at Rensselaerville, Albany Co., d. 8 Oct 1851 at Tully), daughter of Takel Dirkse Heemstraat, on 15 January 1775 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(1) Maria Van Petten: Born 15 March 1778 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1825.

 

(2) Dirk Van Petten: Born 14 April 1784 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1884 at Tully, Onondaga County, New York.  Never married.

 

(3) Ryer/Reyer/Uriah Van Patten: Born 15 June 1789 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 18/15 February 1875 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York; interred there in Elmwood Cemetery.  In 1807 moved with his parents to Tully, Onondaga County, New York, settling near Vesper.  Shortly after marriage moved south to Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married Mary Spence (b. 2 Feb 1787 in County Down, Ireland, d. 23 Sep 1786 at Preble, NY; interred with Ryer), daughter of James  and Mary (?) Spence, on 2 February 1809.  Mary emigrated to America with her parents in 1799 and met Ryer at Tully.  Ryer and Mary had the following children:

 

(a) Nancy Van Patten: Born 7 November 1809, perhaps in Onondaga County, New York.  Died 12 December 1897 at her daughter's residence in Preble Village, Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married Martin Van DeWalker (d. 3 Jun 1885) on 28 February 1831 and had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Van DeWalker: Married Henry Hollenbeck (d. 15 Jul 1889) and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Alice Hollenbeck: Married Harley Wood of Virgil, New York and had 1 son.

 

[2. Riley Van DeWalker: Died 18 December 1895.  Married (1st) Frances Park, sister of Phebe (below), of Lafayette, Onondaga County, New York.  Married (2nd) Estella Baker.  Had the following son:

 

[a. Clifford Van DeWalker.

 

[3. Eugene Van DeWalker: Resided on the old homestead in Christian Hollow.  Married Phebe Park (d. May 1913), sister of Frances (above); no children.  Adopted the following son:

 

[a. Fred Van DeWalker.

 

[4. Ann Van DeWalker: Married (1st) Nelson Van Camp (d. during the Civil War).  Married (2nd) A. Nichols and had the following children:

 

[a. Frank Nichols: Married Letitia Long.

 

[b. Ella Nichols: Married Joel Gillette of East Scott and had the following children:

 

[1] Earl Gillette.

 

[2] Mabel Gillette.

 

[3] Eva Gillette.

 

[4] Estella Gillette.

 

[5] Carl Gillette.

 

[6] Carroll Gillette.

 

[5. Emily Van DeWalker: Married (1st) Joshua Smith of Tully, Onondaga County, New York.  Their two children (a son and daughter) both died young.  Following Joshua's death, Emily married again, but he also died before her.

 

(b) Margarette Van Patten: Born 29 January 1812, perhaps in Onondaga County, New York.  Died 1890.  Married Andrew Strail (1881) of Tully, Onondaga County, New York.  Andrew was employed as a blacksmith.  Margarette and Andrew had the following children:

 

[1. Benjamin Strail: Died as an infant.

 

[2. Jane Strail: Perhaps never married; resided with her sisters Sophia and Helen.

 

[3. Sarah Strail: Married Edward Lock (d. 3 Apr 1913) and moved to Kansas for a few years.  Subsequently moved back to New York, settling on a farm near Jamestown.  Sarah and Edward had the following children:

 

[a. Charles Lock.

 

[b. Minnie Lock.

 

[c. Clara Lock.

 

[4. Theron Strail: Died young.

 

[5. Sophia Strail: Perhaps never married; resided with her sisters Jane and Helen.

 

[5. Helen Strail: Married G. C. Dean, who was employed as a veterinary surgeon, and resided with Helen's sisters, Jane and Sophia, in the residence they grew up in and where their parents died.  Helen and Dr. Dean had the following son:

 

[a. Lewis Dean.

 

(c) Mary Ann Van Patten: Born 9 December 1813, probably in Onondaga County, New York.  Married Dix Hobart (d. Jan 1880 at dau. Emma's residence in Preble Twp) and initially resided in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Many years later moved to a farm in Virgil Township, Cortland County, New York.  Mary and Dix had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Hobart: Died February 1898.  Married James Shevalier of Virgil, Cortland County, New York and resided there on a farm.  Mary and James had the following children:

 

[a. Emma Shevalier: Married Daniel Barry and resided at Blodgett Mills, New York.  Emma and Daniel had the following children:

 

[1] Claud Barry.

 

[2] Cleon Barry.

 

[3. Carold Barry.

 

[b. De Buy Shevalier: Married Cora Tarbox and resided on a farm at Virgil, Corland County, New York.

 

[2. Louise Hobart: Died as an infant.

 

[3. Emma Ann Hobart: Married Dr. H. D. Hunt of Preble, Cortland County, New York and  had the following children:

 

[a. D. S. Hunt: Married Collena Van Hoesen.

 

[b. Iva V. Hunt.

 

(d) John Ryer Van Patten: Born 26 September 1815 in a log house at Bennett Hollow, Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Died 31 August 1907, age 90 years and 4 months) in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York; interred there in Elmwood Cemetery.  Married Betsy Egbertson, daughter of Andrew and Deborah (Shevalier) Egbertson of Preble Township, on 1 January 1834 and had the following children:

 

[1. Deborah Van Patten: Born about 1840 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married Lyman Gay and moved to Chittenango, New York.  Lyman was in the hardware business.  Deborah and Lyman had the following children:

 

[a. Harlan Gay: Took over his father's hardware business.  Married De Etta Keeler and had the following children:

 

[a. Edna Gay.

 

[b. Angeline Gay.

 

[b. Mary Gay: Married Mabie Babcock and had the following children:

 

[a. Gay Babcock.

 

[b. Josephine Babcock.

 

[2. Mary L. Van Patten: Born about 1842 in Cortland County, New York.  Married John Mogg of Clay, New York and had the following children:

 

[a. Seymour Mogg: Married Anna Preor of Parish, New York and had the following children:

 

[1] Andrew Mogg.

 

[2] Marion Mogg.

 

[b. Clara Mogg: Married John C. Hamlin of Woodard, New York and resided at Liverpool, New York.  Clara and John had the following children:

 

[1] Maurice M. Hamlin.

 

[2] Edith Louise Hamlin.

 

[3] John Mogg Hamlin.

 

[4] Carried Hamlin.

 

[3. Rosolvo Van Patten: Born 15 February 1844.  Died 3 May 1937; interred Elmwood Cemetery, Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married Lucy Masters of Otisco Township, Onondaga County, New York and had 2 children.

 

[4. Ryer Van Patten: Born about 1846 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married Sarah Ann Hall and had at least the following children:

 

[a. Ruth Van Patten.

 

[b. Cora Van Patten: Born 2 March 1892 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Employed as a school teacher for 1 year, but did not enjoy it, so she learned millinery (designing and producing women's hats).

 

[c. Mabel Van Patten.

 

[5. Astor/Aster Van Patten: Born March 1849.  Died 27 April 1854.

 

[6. Andrew Van Patten: Married (1st) Eliza Roe.  Married (2nd) Ann E. Smith of Tully Township, Onondaga County, New York.

 

[7. William Van Patten: Born in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married Laura Etta Ackles and resided on his grandfather's homestead farm.  William and Laura had the following children:

 

[a. Lula Van Patten: Married (?) Vail and had the following son:

 

[1] Horace William Vail.

 

[b. Blanch Van Patten: Married Henry E. Crofoot and perhaps moved to California.

 

[c. Clara Van Patten: Married Joseph M. Cummings and had 1 daughter.

 

[d. May Van Patten: Married (?) Blyss and had 1 son.

 

[e. Betsy Van Patten.

 

[f. John Van Patten.

 

[g. James Van Patten.

 

[h. Anna Van Patten.

 

[8. Lorenzi Van Patten: Born in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Married (1st) Emily Baldwin.  Married (2nd) his cousin, Evelyn Van Patten (b. St. Charles, IL), daughter of James Van Patten of St. Charles, Illinois, on 26 September 1895 and resided at St. Charles.

 

(e) Asenth/Asenath Van Patten: Born 8 November 1817 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Died at the residence of her daughter, Etta.  Resided last with her daughter, Etta, at Bennett Hollow, Preble Township, Cortland County.  Married Barnet Egbertson (d. relatively young, while his children were young) and had the following children:

 

[1. Orange Egbertson: Killed in action during the American Civil War.

 

[2. Jane Egbertson: Died suddenly.  Married Henry Baldwin of Preble Township, Cortland County, New York and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Belle Baldwin: Married LeGrand Fisher of Homer Township, Cortland County, New York and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Hazel Fisher.

 

[3. Etta Egbertson: Married L. P. Norton of Homer Township, Cortland County, New York and resided at Bennett Hollow, Preble Township, Cortland County.  Etta and her husband had the following daughter:

 

[a. Clara Norton: Married John Van Buskirk of Preble Township, Cortland County, New York and had the following son:

 

[1] Jean Van Buskirk: Died young.

 

(f) Sarah Louisa Van Patten: Born 7 July 1820 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Died 26 July 1849.  Married, as his 1st wife, L. F. Barrett on 15 October 1845 and had the following children:

 

[1. Leonora Ann Barrett: Born 30 January 1846.  Died 18 July 1849.

 

[2. Milton Jerome Barrett: Born 12 August 1847.  Died 5 July 1849.

 

[3. Eliza Jane Barrett.

 

[4. Eancy Barrett.

 

[5. Louisa Barrett.

 

[6. Jay William Barrett.

 

L. F. Barett married (2nd) Mary Ann (Spence) Van Patten, his 1st wife's niece.

 

(g) Major James Spence Van Patten: Born 12 July 1823 at Bennett Hollow, Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Died 26 May 1914, age 91, at St. Charles, Kane County, Illinois.  Veteran of the American Civil War.  Married (1st) Louisa R. Bacon (d. Feb 1853, when her 2nd child was 2 wks old), daughter of Ansel and Nancy (Ford) Bacon of Scott, New York, on 25 December 1845 and settled on the Van Patten farm in Preble Township.  James and Louisa had the following children:

 

[1. Child: Born and died before 1851.

 

[2. Dr. Louis Van Patten: Born 2 February 1853 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Following the death of his mother, resided with his grandparents until age 12, then moved back to St. Charles to reside with his father and step-mother.  Attended public schools and Elgin Academy, Elgin, Illinois.  Attended the Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois from 1874 to 1877.  In 1883 entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Chicago.  Practiced medicine at Elburn, Illinois; Chicago, Illinois; St. Charles, Illinois; and Alta Vista, Iowa.  Married Mary L. Gillette, daughter of Charles H. and Martha (Bacon) Gillette, on 5 September 1877 at Scott, Cortland County, New York; divorced 1898.  No children.

 

Following Louisa's death, James Spence Van Patten moved to St. Charles, Illinois.  Retired there in August 1911.  James married (2nd) Jane A. Clark (b. 8 Nov 1828 at Green Oak, MI, d. 24 Aug 1911), daughter of Jason Clark of Washington and Mary Britton of Vermont, in 1855 and had the following children:

 

[3. Evelyn Van Patten: Born 19 August 1858.

 

[4. Mabel Van Patten: Born 5 March 1862.  Died 18 April 1911.  Married Frank Rockwell, son of Henry T. and Mary A. (Stone) Rockwell, on 8 April 1885 at St. Charles, Illinois and had the following children:

 

[a. James H. Rockwell: Born 19 January 1886 at St. Charles, Illinois.  Graduated from St. Charles High School in 1904 and the Chicago Art School in June 1913.  Employed as a cartoonist.

 

[b. Louis Rockwell: Born 9 May 1887 at St. Charles, Illinois.  Graduated from St. Charles High School in June 1906 and the University of Illinois Law School in 1910.  Employed as an attorney.

 

[c. Van Rockwell: Born 22 December 1888 at St. Charles, Illinois.  Graduated from St. Charles High School in 1908.  Attended the University of Illinois for 2 years and then went into the grocery business.

 

(h) Cordelia Van Patten: Twin.  Born 13 September 1828 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  Resided with her parents when the 1850 US Census was enumerated.

 

(i) Caroline Van Patten: Twin.  Born 13 September 1828 in Preble Township, Cortland County, New York.  At the time of the 1850 US Census, Caroline was enumerated in both her parents household and the household headed by S. C. Robertson in Preble Township.

 

(4) Lena Van Petten: Born 14 November 1793 in Albany County, New York.

 

(5) Arent Van Petten: Born 11 May 1797 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died August 1857 at Pine Plains, Allegany, Michigan.

 

(6) Philip Van Petten: Married Rosana Sager.

 

(7) Asenath Van Petten: Married Peter Bennet.

 

(3. Claas Arentse Van Petten: Baptized 29 January 1706/05 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1710.

 

(4. Catharina/Catalyntje Arentse Van Petten: Baptized 16 October 1707 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1754.  Married Samuel Bradt, son of Samuel Bradt and grandson of Arent A. Bradt) in October 1732 and had the following children:

 

(a) Jane Bradt: Born 23 March 1735.

 

(b) Samuel Bradt: Born 10 April 1737.  Married Huybertje Yates on 10 December 1763.

 

(c) Arent Bradt: Born 15 October 1738.

 

(d) Frederick Bradt: Born 20 November 1748.  Married Bata Quackenbush and had 6 children.

 

(e) Ephraim Bradt: Born 27 January 1751.  Married Anna Van Dyck and had 5 children.

 

(f) Susan Bradt: Born 15 June 1754.

 

(5. Weyntje/Wentje/Sophia Van Patten: Baptized 30 October 1709 at Albany, Albany County, New York.  Died 1752.  Married Johannas/John Ouderkerk/Oaderkert (b. 12 Jan 1706 a Konnestagioune, Albany Co., NY), son of Peter and Alida (Clute) Ouderkirk, on 24 December 1731 at Albany and had 8 children, including:

 

(a. Petrus Ouderkirk: Born 10 September 1732 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(b. Jannetje/Jane Ouderkirk: Born 24 March 1734 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1800 at Niskayuna, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(c. Arent Ouderkirk: Twin.  Born 9 July 1737 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(d. Jacob T. Ouderkirk: Twin.  Born 9 July 1737 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(e. Myndert Ouderkirk: Born 4 March 1739 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York State.

 

(f. Nicholas Ouderkirk: Born 12 April 1741 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(g. Frederick Ouderkirk: Born 1745 at Ouderkerk/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(h. John Ouderkirk, Jr.: Born 20 May 1750.  In 1837 resided in Glen Township, Montgomery County, New York.

 

(6. Nicholas Arentse Van Petten: Born 10 October 1710 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 26 September 1793.  Veteran of the French and Indian War and, despite his age, the American Revolutionary War, as a member of Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married Arientje/Ariaantje Bradt (b. 11 Jan 1718 at Schenectady, NY, d. there 24 Mar 1790), daughter of Captain Arent Andriese and Jannetje/Jane (Vrooman) Bradt, on 19 August 1738 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(a. Arent N. Van Petten: Born 1 July 1744 (also seen: b. 21 October 1739).  Will proved January 1786 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War (Adjutant in Colonel Wemple's Regiment of Schenectady Volunteers).  Married Helena/Helen Van Eps (b. 26 Dec 1744 at Schenectady, d. there 1785/86), daughter of Jan Baptist and Maritje (Truax) Van Eps (and grandson, gr-grandson, and gr-gr-grandson of John B. Van Eps, John Van Eps, and Dirk Van Eps, respectively), on 28 July 1765 at Schenectady and resided there.  Arent and Helena had the following children:

 

(1) Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 30/13 May 1770 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 13 January 1865 at Ira, Cayuga County, New York.  Married (?) and had at least the following children:

 

(a) Norman Van Petten: Born about 1803.  Married (?) and had at least the following children:

 

[1. Harlow Van Petten.

 

[2. Nelson Van Petten.

 

(b) Aaron Van Petten: Born 8 May 1805 in Herkimer County, New York.  Died 4 January 1850  In 1825 moved to Onondaga County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Maria Van Etten (b. 5 Sep 1803, d. 11 May 1882) and had 9 children, including:

 

[1. Nicholas Van Petten: Born 14 August 1826 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Died there.

 

[2. Aaron Van Petten: Born 24 July 1828.

 

[3. Gertrude Van Petten: Born 4 February 1830.

 

[4. Abram Van Petten: Born 14 December 1831.  Died 26 February 1900.  Employed as a farmer.

 

[5. Eliza Van Petten: Born 6 October 1835.  Married (?) Demmon and resided at Mt. Carroll, Illinois.

 

[6. John L. R. Van Petten: Born 28 February 1837.  Died 8 September 1847.

 

[7. Dr. Andrew LeRoy Van Petten: Born 12 February 1839 in Onondaga County, New York.  Initially employed as a farmer.  Moved to Mr. Carroll, Illinois.  Studied medicine at Hahnemann College, Chicago, Illinois.  Subsequently employed as a physician.  Moved to California in 1908 to treat tuberculosis patients.  Married (1st) Martha Weller, daughter of Thomas and (Mrs. Connell) Weller, about 1864.  Andrew and Martha had the following son:

 

[a. Frank Van Petten: Born 25 February 1865.  Employed as Manager of the Clearing Department of the Home Saving's Bank of Los Angeles, California.  Never married.

 

Andrew Van Petten married (2nd) Jennie M. McKay, daughter of Duncan McKay of Scotland, on 7 October 1874.  Jennie graduated from Mt. Carroll Seminary and before marriage was employed as a teacher.  Andrew and Jennie had the following children:

 

[b. Charles M. Van Petten: Born 21 September 1878.  Died 6 December 1908 from complications of tuberculosis.

 

[c. LeRoy Andrew Van Petten: Born 13 April 1882.  Graduated from Chicago University, Chicago, Illinois.  Employed as a writer.  Married Ellen McDuff, daughter of an Episcopal clergyman of Jackson, Michigan, and had the following son:

 

[1] Charles D. Van Petten: Born 1911.

 

[8. Caroline Van Petten: Born 26 March 1841.  Married (?) Demmon and resided at Wheaton, Illinois.

 

[9. Albert Van Petten: Born 15 February 1845.  Employed as a farmer in Lafayette, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(2) Maria Van Petten #1: Born 1 May 1768 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1772.

 

(3) Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 10 August 1766 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1770.

 

(4) Maria Van Petten #2: Born 15 October 1772 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(5) Jan/John Baptist Van Petten: Born 16 July 1775 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1808.  Married Lydia Harmanus Pieters (b. 14 Apr 1780 at Schenectady), daughter of Harmanus and Maria (Ryckman) Pierterson (also seen: Harmanus m. Margarita Peek), on 30 July 1796 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(a) Arent John Van Patten #1: Born 3 May 1798.

 

(b) Jacob Sanderse/Sanders Glen Van Patten: Born 22 December 1799 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 5 May 1827.

 

(c) Harmanus Peters Van Patten: Born 6 September 1801 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there.

 

(d) Arent Jan Baptist Van Patten #2: Born 10 March 1803 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1803.

 

(e) Helen Maria Van Eps Van Patten: Born 13 January 1805 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 29 November 1872.

 

(f) Harriet Jane Van Patten: Born 19 June 1808 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(6) Jannetje/Jane Van Petten: Born 25 July 1779 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(b. Andries Van Petten #1: Born 13 June 1742.  Died young.

 

(c. Jannetje/Jane Van Petten: Born 14 December 1746 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Samuel Tyms (d. 13 Jan 1769) on 15 June 1761/62 and had the following children:

 

(1) Michael Tyms: Born 18 September 1763.

 

(2) Ariantje Tyms: Born 25 November 1764.

 

(d. Lieutenant Andries Van Petten #2: Born 23 April 1749 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War.  Married E. Beck and had the following children:

 

(1) Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 1777.

 

(2) Abram Van Petten: Born 1793.  Died 1863.

 

(3) Andries Vedder Van Petten: Born 1798.

 

(e. Maritje/Maria Nicolaase Van Petten: Born 10 November 1750.

 

(f. Catharina Nicolaase Van Petten: Born 22 November 1759.

 

(g. Nicholas Arent Van Petten: Born 176 .

 

(7. Eva Van Petten: Baptized 13 November 1712 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1765.  Married John Toll (b. 13 Aug 1719, d. 31 Dec 1746), son of Captain Daniel Toll and grandson of Carel Hanson Toll (b. abt 1650 in Norway), on 23 December 1742 and had 3 children, including the following son who survived to maturity:

 

(a. Carel Hanson Toll: Born 10 February 1745/46.

 

(8. Feitje Van Petten: Baptized 18 December 1714 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(9. Maritje Van Petten: Baptized 19 January 1717/16 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(10. Captain Dirk Arentse Van Petten: Baptized 3 June/23 January 1725/24 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married Rebecca Van Antwerpen (b. 6 Feb 173 at Schenectady, d. 1801), daughter of Pieter Van Antwerpen and granddaughter of Daniel Janse Van Antwerpen (b. 1635), on 1 June 1750 and had the following children:

 

(a. Sophia Van Petten: Born 9 March 1751 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Arent A. Vedder (b. 30 Sep 1747), grandson of Harmen Albert Vedder (will dated 1746), on 4 August 1770 and settled on land on the south side of the Mohawk River, opposite Hoffman's Ferry (then known as Vedder's Ferry).  Sophia and Arent had the following daughter:

 

(1) Catharine Vedder: Born December 1785.

 

(b. Johannes/John Van Petten: Born 4 September 1753 (per Bible record; also seen: Bapt. 9 Feb 1752 per church records) at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 25 October 1835.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War (served in Colonel Stephen Schuyler's Company, 5th Regiment of Albany County).  Married Wyntje Clute (b. 31 Aug 1755 at Albany, Albany Co., d. 1859), daughter of John and Jane (Ouderkerk) Clute, in 1776 and had the following children:

 

(1) Dirk Van Patten: Born 18 November 1778 at Albany, Albany County, New York.  Died at Fonda, Montgomery County, New York.

 

(2) Johannes/John Van Patten: Born 28 May 1781 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1835 at Glen, Montgomery County, New York.

 

(3) Rebecca Van Petten: Born 6 June 1784 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(4) Jannetje/Jane Van Patten: Born 6 September 1787 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(5) Sophia Van Patten #1: Born 25 September 1789 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there October 1795.

 

(6) Sophia T. Van Patten #2: Twin.  Born 24 October 1795 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(7) Elisabeth Janse Van Petten: Twin.  Born 24 October 1795 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(c. Arent Van Petten: Born 15 September 1757 (per Bible record; also seen: Bapt. 27 Mar 1757 per church records) at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1812; will proved 1813.  Never married.

 

(d. Petrus Van Petten: Born 17 January 1759 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Volkje Van Antwerpen (b. 1764 at Schenectady), daughter of Abraham Peter and Margarita (Kaijer) Antwerpen and granddaughter of Daniel Janse Van Antwerpen, on 26 October 1785/88 and had the following children:

 

(1) Dirk Van Petten: Born 15 March 1789.

 

(2) Margarita Van Petten: Born 18 August 1791.

 

(3) Annatje/Anna Van Petten: Born 3 May 1794.

 

(e. Frederic D. Van Petten: Born 23 March 1761 (per Bible record; also seen: Bapt. 15 Feb 1761 per church records) at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 3 September 1832 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Schuyler's Regiment.  Married Jacomyntje Hendricuse Van Dyck (b. 15 Nov 1767 at Schenectady, d. 1809 at Rotterdam, Schenectady Co., NY), daughter of Hendrick Van Dyck of Glenville, New York, on 2 November 1788 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(1) Nicolaas Frederickse Van Patten: Born 10 March 1789 at Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 22 December 1830 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Married Elizabeth Van Valkenburg and had the following son:

 

(a) Frederick Van Patten: Born 9 May 1809.

 

(b) John Van Patten: Born 16 October 1812.

 

(c) Mary Ann Van Patten: Born 2 May 1814.

 

(d) Nicholas Van Patten: Born 11 October 1815.  Married Rebecca Ann Kaley and had the following son:

 

[1. Cornelius "Silas" Van Patten: Born 15 October 1840 at Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 17 July 1932 at Duanesburg, Schenectady County.  Married Nancy Liddle.

 

(e) Cornelis Van Patten: Born 14 December 1818.

 

(f) Peter Van Patten: Born 31 May 1822.  Employed as a farmer.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

[1. John D. Van Patten: Twin.  Married (?), sister of his brother Abraham's wife.

 

[2. Abraham Van Patten: Twin.  Married (?), sister of his brother John's wife.

 

(g) William Van Patten: Born 3 March 1824.  Married Mary Vanderpool and had the following children:

 

[1. Elizabeth M. Van Patten: Born 1846.

 

[2. William James Van Patten: (more info) Born 1848.  Earned an MA degree from the University of Vermont.  Was elected Mayor of Burlington, Vermont for 2 years, as well as Vermont State Senator.  Married Harriet S. Lemon, daughter of Augustus R. and Harriet (Penfield) Lemon, on 9 June 1864 at Burlington, Vermont and had the following children:

 

[a. Mary Lemon Van Patten: Born 21 September 1875 in Burlington County, Vermont.  Married M. A. D. Billings in 1902 and had 2 children.

 

[b. Charles Strain Van Patten: Born 2 March 1878 in Burlington County, Vermont.  Graduated 1898 from the University of Vermont.  Employed as a manager of the Malted Cereal Company and the Champlain Manufacturing Company (produce cane-seated chairs).  Married Elizabeth Grinnell in 1902.

 

[c. Elizabeth Penfield Van Patten: Born 26 April 1883.

 

(h) Aaron Van Patten: Born 12 January 1827.

 

(2) Hendrick Van Patten: Born 19 August 1791 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1865 at Middlefield, Otsego County, New York.

 

(3) Rebecca Frederickse Van Patten: Born 28 December 1793.

 

(4) Engeltje/Helen Frederickse Van Patten: Born 10 June 1796.

 

(5) Sophia Van Petten: Born 23 February 1799/93 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(6) Maria Frederickse Van Patten: Born 17 September 1803 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 9 November 1845.

 

(7) Jannetje/Jane Frederickse Van Petten: Born 31 March 1806 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(8) Cornelius Frederickse Van Petten: Born 2 April 1809 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1855 at Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(f. Engeltie/Helen Van Petten: Born 1 April 1763 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Alexander "Sander"/"Daniel" McMichael and had the following children:

 

(1) Maria McMichael: Born 18 July 1784.  Married Philip Ramsey.

 

(2) Rebecca McMichael: Born 24 January 1786.  Married Gershom Volk.

 

(3) Sophia McMichael: Born 15 September 1790.  Married Helmus Becker.

 

(4) Margaret McMichael: Born May 1795.  Married John Relyea.

 

(5) Elisabeth McMichael: Born 5 February 1799.  Married Adam Relyea.

 

(6) Dirk McMichael: Born 29 December 1800.

 

(7) Also seen: Richard McMichael.

 

(g. Maria Van Petten: Born 6 October 1766 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 20 June 1861.  Married Cornelius Van Dyke on 11 March 1787 and had the following son:

 

(1) Hendrick/Henry C. Van Dyke: Born 7 September 1787.

 

(2) Rebecca Van Dyke: Born 21 December 1789.

 

(3) Helen Van Dyke: Born 6 March 1793.

 

(4) Catharina Van Dyke: Born 20 August 1796.

 

(5) Elisabeth Van Dyke: Born 23 December 1789.

 

(6) Dirk Van Dyke: Born 6 February 1801.  Died 11 November 1853.

 

(7) Abraham Van Dyke: Born 2 April 1803.

 

(8) Sophia Van Dyke: Twin.  Born 11 October 1805.

 

(9) Annatje Van Dyke: Twin.  Born 11 October 1805.

 

(h. Dirk Van Petten: Born 19 November 1769 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Heyltje/Helen Pangburn (b. 8 Jan 1772 at Normanskill, Albany Co., NY), son of Richard and Cathalyntje (Vanetten) Pangburn of Normanskill, on 18 February 1793 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(1) John Van Petten: Born 24 June 1793 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(2) Dirk Van Petten: Born 24 October 1794 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1870 at Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(3) Petrus/Peter Van Petten: Born 2 May 1796 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 13 February 1864 at Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(4) Catalyntje Van Petten: Born 5 April 1798 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(5) Arent Van Petten: Born 28 December 1799 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(6) Rebecca Van Petten: Born 13 October 1801 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Jacob Viele and had the following children:

 

(a) Fonda Van Petten.

 

(b) Charles Philip Van Petten.

 

(c) Sarah Maria Van Petten: Married Philip Fryer.

 

(d) Tenetta Van Petten: Died 1889.  Married George M. Bostwick and had the following daughter:

 

(e) Ella Van Petten: Married Howard Pilling and resided at Scotia, New York.

 

(7) Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 9 November 1803 in Schenectady County, New York.  Died at Richmondville, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(8) Isaac Van Petten: Born 5 March 1806 at Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 17 December 1877.

 

(i. Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 31 December 1773 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

e. Diewer/Diewe Van Petten: Born 1680 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married, as his 2nd wife, Cornelius/Cornelis Viele, Jr. on 1 April 1700/69 (also seen: m. 16 Apr 1698/99) at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Cornelius's 1st wife died in the 9 February 1690 massacre of Schenectady.  Diewer and Cornelius had 8 children, including:

 

(1. Suster Viele: Baptized 4 June 1700.  Married Myndert van Gysling/Gyseling and had the following children:

 

(a. Catherina Viele: Born 3 February 1722.  Married Samuel A. Bratt and had 9 children.

 

(b. Debora Viele: Born 5 July 1724.  Married Isaac Switz.

 

(c. Elias Viele: Born 7 January 1826.  Married Elizabeth Quackenbos.

 

(d. Jamima Viele: Born 1730.  Married Arent Schermerhorn, Jr. and had 6 children.

 

(e. Jane Viele: Born 21 July 1734.

 

(f. Jacob Viele: Born 18 January 1736.  Married (1st) Jane Feling.  Married (2nd) Helen Lansing.

 

(g. Suster Viele, Jr.: Born 4 March 1739.

 

(h. Bregje Viele: Born 31 May 1741.  Married Gerritt Van Vranken and had 4 children.

 

(i. Nicholas Viele: Born 26 June 1743.

 

(j. Peter Viele: Born 22 January 1745.  Died 23 November 1827.  Married (1st) Maria Schermerhorn (d. 1772) in 1770.  Married (2nd) Anna Beck in 1773.

 

(2. Eva Viele: Baptized 11 June 1702.  Married Peter Eling/Feling, who was employed as village School Master, and had the following children:

 

(a. Debora Eling: Born 5 May 1725.

 

(b. Eliasbet Eling: Born 24 April 1727.  Married Joseph Flansburgh and had 8 children.

 

(c. Wilhelmus Eling: Born 1 June 1729.

 

(d. Anna Eling: Baptized 28 November 1731.  Married Pieter Warmoet and had 2 children.

 

(e. Catharine Eling: Born 26 January 1724.  Married Arent Smith/Arrowsmith on 2 October 1762 and had 1 son.

 

(f. Wilm Eling: Born 13 August 1736.  Married Jane Van Vranken in December 1762.

 

(g. Cornelis Eling: Baptized 29 April 1739.  Married Susan Ted/Teed in 1776/77.

 

(h. Nicolas Eling: Baptized 21 June 1741.

 

(i. Jane Eling: Born 24 February 1746.  Married Jacob Van Gyseling and had 4 children.

 

(3. Cornelis Viele: Baptized 21 January 1705.  Married, as her 1st husband, Clara Bosie (Bapt. 23 Nov 1717), daughter of Philip and Grietje (Bradt) Bosie, on 20 November 1742 and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Debora Viele: Born 11/17 July 1743.  Married Simon Philip Van Petten on 4 May 1764.

 

(b. Philip Viele: Born 7 July 1745.  Died age 52 years, 1 month.  Married Rachel Fonda (d. age 90 yrs, 6 mo., 25 days) on 24 November 1770 and had 5 children who lived to maturity, including the following son:

 

(1) Cornelis Viele: Died at Schenectady, New York, age 90 years, 5 months, 13 days.

 

Clara (Bosie) Viele married (2nd) Samuel Arentse Bradt on 4 May 1751.

 

(4. Jannatje Viele: Baptized 20 October 1707.  Married Adriaan van Slyck.

 

(5. Nicholas Viele: Baptized October 1710.  Married (1st) Catherine Schermerhorn.  Married (2nd) Neeltje/Nelly Schermerhorn.  Had the following children:

 

(a. Debora Viele: Born 24 October 1736.  Married David Ketelhuyn/Kettel in 1761.

 

(b. Arent Viele: Born 7 December 1738.

 

(c. Helen Viele: Born 6 October 1751.  Married Nicolas Van Petten in 1773 and had 5 children.

 

(d. Catharine Viele: Born 28 April 1753.

 

(e. Cornelis Viele: Born 11 January 1756.

 

(f. Gezina Viele: Born 2 March 1760.  Married Lawrence Schermerhorn (d. 1847).

 

(g. Jane Viele: Born 9 May 1762.  Died 26 September 1841.

 

(6. Margrietje Viele: Baptized 3 May 1713.  Married Jan Ekerman.

 

(7. Catrina/Catherine Viele: Baptized 31 March 1716.  Married Albert A. Vedder and had the following children:

 

(a. Debora Vedder: Born 20 July 1744.  Married (1st) John Brood in 1761 and had the following son:

 

(1) Arent Brood.

 

Debora (Vedder) Brood married (2nd) Samuel Braghem/Brochael in 1775 and had 5 children.

 

(b. Arent Vedder: Born 30 September 1747.  Married Sophia Van Petten, daughter of Dirk Van Petten, in 1770.

 

(c. Sarah Vedder: Born 22 April 1750.  Married Abraham I. Veeder in 1768 and had 1 child.

 

(d. Margaret Vedder: Born 5 March 1752.  Married John Bragham in 1770 and had 7 children.

 

(e. Cornelis Vedder: Born 19 January 1755.

 

(f. Albert Vedder: Born 29 October 1759.  Married Catharine Kittle and  had 4 children.

 

(8. Jan/John Viele: Baptized 24 September 1719.  Married Debora Glen and had the following children:

 

(a. Debora Viele: Born 28 January 1750.  Married Abraham J. Van Eps in 1768 and had 9 children.

 

(b. Margaret Viele: Born 28 April 1753.  Married Eldert Ament, a merchant, and had 7 children.

 

(c. Maria Viele: Born 7 September 1755.  Married John A. Van Antwerpen in 1773 and had 5 children.

 

(d. Cornelis Viele: Born 18 December 1757.

 

(e. Susan Viele: Born 20 April 1750.  Married John Van Vranken and had 4 children.

 

f. Andries/Anderies Van Petten: Baptized 10 September 1684 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 25 September 1748.  Married Maieke/Maike Ten Eyck (b. 2 Apr 1685 at Fort Orange, Albany Co., NY, d. 31 Jan 1777, age 91 years, 9 months, 27 days, at Schenectady, Schenectady Co.), daughter of Jacob and Geertruy (Coeymans) Ten Eyck of Albany, on 26 December 1712 at Albany, Albany County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1. Nicolaas Van Petten #1: Born 6 October 1713 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1722.

 

(2. Geertruy Van Petten: Born 17 October 1715 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 22 March 1730.

 

(3. Catherina Van Petten: Born 13 September 1718 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 23 December 1741.  Married Simon Veeder (b. 30 Oct 1709 at Schenectady, d. 27 Sep 1786 at Normanskil, Schenectady Co., NY), son of Johannes Simonse and Susanna (Wemple) Veeder, on 10 July 1741 at Schenectady and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Catherina Veeder: Born 15 December 1741 at Schenectady, Albany County, New York.  Died there 22 October 1799.  Married John Glen (b. 2 Jul 1735 at Schenectady, d. there 23 Sep 1828) on 24 May 1758.

 

(4. Jacob Van Petten: Born 30 May 1721 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 23 July 1730.

 

(5. Nicolaas Van Petten #2: Born 28 October 1723 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 11 November 1723.

 

(6. Nicolaas Van Petten #3: Born 23 July 1725 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1756 at Albany, Albany County, New York.  Married (1st) Catherine Wemple.  Married (2nd) Susanna Vedder (b. 25 Mar 1733 at Schenectady, d. there 23 Mar 1784), daughter of Harmanus Vedder, on 2 June 1749 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(a. Geertje Van Petten: Born 26 August 1750.

 

(b. Andries Van Petten: Born 8 January/5 March 1754 (also seen: b. 23 Apr 1749) at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 6 February 1826/13 July 1817.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Colonel Abraham Wemple's Regiment.  Instrumental in creating the Schenectady Academy (later known as Union College).  Married Engeltie/Engeltje Beck (b. 5 Apr 1761 at Schenectady, d. there 13 Jul 1817), daughter of Caleb and Elizabeth (Truax) Beck of Schenectady, in 1776 at Schenectady and had the following children:

 

(1) Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 21 December 1777 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(2) Caleb Van Petten: Born 10 December 1780 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(3) Susanna Van Petten: Born 3 November 1782 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Executor of her father's estate.

 

(4) Maria Van Petten: Born 1 November 1784 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(5) Getty Van Petten: Born 4 August 1787 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 29/20 November 1844, age 58, at Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Johannes/John Bartholomeuse Schermerhorn (b. 12 Oct 1787 at Schenectady, d. 29 Feb 1872 at Rotterdam, Schenectady Co., NY) on 3 April 1805 and had the following children:

 

(a) Bartholomew Teller Schermerhorn: Born 26 March 1807.

 

(b) Andrew Vedder Schermerhorn: Born 18 April 1809.

 

(c) Ann Maria Schermerhorn: Born 18 December 1811.

 

(d) William Schermerhorn: Born 30 June 1814.  Died 6 March 1869.

 

(e) Angelica Schermerhorn: Born 25 February 1819.

 

(f) Bernardus Freemen Schermerhorn: Born 4 February 1821.

 

(g) Abraham Van Patten Schermerhorn: Born 9 July 1823.  Died 1823.

 

(h) Simon Schermerhorn: Born 4 October 1824.

 

(i) James Schermerhorn: Born 17 January 1827.

 

(6) Abram/Abraham Van Petten: Born 13 November 1793 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 12 July 1863, age 70.  Married Sophia Van Patten (b. 1805 at Schenectady, d. there 4 Jun 1848, age 43 yrs, 3 mo., 11 days) on 3 April 1816 and had the following children:

 

(a) Susan Angelica Van Petten: Born 26 October 1816.

 

(b) Andrew Van Petten: Born 9 December 1817.

 

(c) Jamima Jane Van Petten: Born 5 September 1819.

 

(d) Frederick Van Petten: Born 26 August 1821.  Perhaps died 1910 at Springville, Iowa.

 

(e) Angelica Van Petten: Born 16 March 1824.

 

(7) Andries Vedder Van Petten: Born February 1798 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(c. Harmanus Van Petten: Born 8/5 August 1756 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(7. Barent Van Petten: Born 12 September 1727 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 21 May 1735.

 

g. Geertruy Van Petten #1: Born 17 April 1687.  Died young.

 

h. Nicolaas Van Petten, Jr.: See generation 6, below.

 

i. Geertruy/Geertroy Van Petten #2: Baptized 28 July 1692 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1720.  Married Lourens/Laurens Claasse/Claes Van (der Volgen) Purmerend (b. 7 Aug 1687 at Schenectady, d. there 10 Jan 1742), son of Claas Laurense Van Der Volgen, in 1712 at Schenectady.  As a young boy, Lourens was captured by Indians during their 1690 attack on Schenectady and was taken to Canada, where he remained for 11 years.  After being adopted by the Indians at age 13, he visited his parents in Schenectady, and according to family tradition, had every intent to return to his Indian friends and relatives until his sister cut his hair.  Disgraced, he remained at Schenectady to grow back his hair, but during that period he changed his mind and increasingly adopted the Schenectady culture and remained there.  Geertruy and Lourens had the following children:

 

(1. Neeltje Sanderse Van Der Volgen: Born 3 May 1713 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 1742.

 

(2. Eva Sanderse Van Der Volgen: Born 27 August 1715 (also seen: b. 30 Nov 1717) at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died there 3 May 1746.

 

(3. Maria Van Der Volgen.

 

Following Geertruy's death, Lourens remarried.

 

j. Frederick Van Petten: (perhaps) Born about 1694.  Apparently died very young.

 

6   Nicolaas Van Petten, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Baptized 6 April 1690 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died at Glenville, Albany County.

 

2. Wife: Rebecca Groot

 

Born 2/3 July 1692 at Albany, Albany County, New York (Bapt there 3 Jul 1693); daughter of Symon/Simon, Jr. and Geertruy (Rinckhout) Groot of Albany.  Died Schenectady, Schenectady County.  Married Nicolaas Van Petten about 1711.  Five of her uncles were captured by Indians in 1690 and subsequently imprisoned in Canada; their release was arranged the following year.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Frederic Van Petten: Baptized 20 April 1712 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 20 June 1771.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War.  Married Elisabeth Groot, daughter of Philip Groot (d. 1716; drowned in river), on 10 April 1730 and had the following children:

 

(1. Sarah Van Petten: Born 21 December 1737.  Died 8 September 1783, age 45 years, 11 months, 18 days.  Married Abraham Bradt (d. 25 Mar 1816, age 88 yrs, 1 mo., 1 day; will dated 4 Aug 1806 and proved 12 Apr 1816), son of Arent S. Bradt of Rotterdam, on 7 February 1761 and had the following children:

 

(a. Arent Bradt: Born 9 January 1762.

 

(b. Elizabeth Bradt: Born 7 April 1755.

 

(c. Frederick Bradt: Born 16 August 1767.

 

(d. John Bradt: Born 1 April 1770.

 

(e. Nicolas Bradt: Born 24 August 1772.

 

(f. Catherine Bradt: Born 23 February 1775.

 

(g. Rebecca Bradt: Born 1 June 1777.

 

(h. Eva Bradt: Born 14 April 1780.

 

(i. Angelica Bradt.

 

(j. Sarah Bradt.

 

(2. Philippus/Philip Van Petten: Born 18 January 1743.  Died 15 September 1812 (will proved 12 Dec 1812).  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served from 1778 to 1781 as a Private in Colonel Abraham Wemple's 2nd Regiment of Albany County Militia.  Married Debora Viele (b. 11 Jul 1743, d. 13 Dec 1816) on 4 May 1764 and had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 12 September 1765.  Married Cornelis A. Bradt, son of Samuel and Catherine (Van Gyseling) Bradt, on 13 June 1790 and had the following son:

 

(1) Samuel Bradt: Born 7 March 1794.  Died ; will proved 1 Aug 1818.  Married 7 March 1794.

 

Elizabeth (Van Petten) Bradt married (2nd) Richard Groot.

 

(b. Cornelis Van Petten: Born 30 May 1757.  Died 17 March 1845.  Resided on Ridge Road in Glenville, New York.  Married (1st) Margaret Van Slyck, daughter of Jesse Van Slyck and had the following children:

 

(1) Debora Van Petten: Born 30 April 1796.  Died 29 May 1822 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Nicolas Vedder on 11 October 1817.

 

(2) Jacomyntje Van Petten: Born 2 March 1798.  Married, as his 2nd wife, Harmanus Vedder, son of Claus Vedder and grandson of Arent Vedder, and had the following children:

 

(a) Maria Vedder: Born 5 December 1801.  Died 12 May 1833 in the 'Woestine'/'desert.'  Married Abraham N Bradt.

 

(3) Philip Van Petten: Born 25 February 1800.  Died 1 November 1836.

 

(4) Jesse Van Petten: Born 27 May 1803.  Died 26 August 1845.  Married Rebecca (?) (b. 1811, d. 1839).

 

(5) Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 3 June 1806.

 

Cornelis Van Petten married (2nd) Gertrude Brougham.

 

(c. Clara Van Petten: Born 15/16 July 1769.  Died 18 May 1815.  Married Peter Conde (d. 17 Mar (?)) on 24 December 1796 and had the following children:

 

(1) Catalyntje Conde: Born 10 February 1797.

 

(2) Elizabeth Conde: Born 11 February 1799.

 

(3) Adam Conde: Born 30 April 1801.

 

(4) Philip Van Patten Conde: born 8 September 1803.  Died 19 September 1821.

 

(5) Alida Conde: Born 30 April 1806.

 

(6) Sarah Ann Conde: Born 8 September 1808.

 

(7) Deborah Conde: Born 7 February 1811.

 

(d. Frederick Van Petten: Born 8 January 1772.  Died 29 December 1817.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Philip Van Petten.

 

(2) Henry Van Petten.

 

(e. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 26/28 November 1774.  Resided at Glenville, New York.  Married (1st) Annatje Mebie (b. 20 Feb 1780) and had the following children:

 

(1) Deborah Van Petten: Born 11 October 1804.

 

(2) Abraham Mebie Van Petten: Born 25 January 1809.

 

(3) John Van Petten: Born 29 May 1811.

 

(4) Nancy Van Petten.

 

Nicolas married (2nd) Engeltie/Angelica Vrooman, daughter of John Vrooman, and had the following children:

 

(5) Cornelis Van Petten.

 

(6) Eliza Van Petten.

 

(7) Catherine Van Petten.

 

(8) Eveline Van Petten.

 

(f. Sarah Van Petten: Born 17 August 1776.  Married Peter Becker and had 5 children.

 

(g. Philip Van Petten: Born 18 June 1780.  Died 28 June 1815 at Glenville, New York; made his will 26 May 1815; proved 16 June 1816.  Married Polly (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Debora Ann Van Petten: Born 1 August 1809.

 

(2) Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 20 January 1812.

 

(3) Clarissa Van Petten.

 

(h. Simon "Apple Simon" Philip Van Petten: Born 13 December 1782.  Died 19 April 1861 at Schenectady, New York.  Managed large apple orchards.  Married Hannah Toll, daughter of Carel Hanson and Elizabeth (Ryley) Toll, on 17 April 1811 at Schenectady, with Reverend C. Bogardus officating, and had the following children:

 

(1) Philip Schuyler Van Petten: Born 28 July 1812 at Glenville, New York.  Died 1848.  Married, as her 1st husband, Evalina Van Giesen, daughter of Reynier Van Giesen of Montclaire, New Jersey and had the following son:

 

(a) Philip Schuyler Van Petten, Jr.: Born 27 July 1843 in New Jersey.  Died 19 April 1875.  Married Josephine Amanda Campbell, daughter of Peter Campbell of Newark, New Jersey, on 1 May 1866 and had the following children:

 

[1. Evelyn Van Petten: Born 31 January 1867.

 

[2. Dr. Philip Schuyler Van Petten, III: Born 20 April 1872 at Newark, New Jersey.  Resided there until 1873, when he moved to Denver, Colorado.  Returned to Newark until 1891.  Settled 1908 at Nordhoff (renamed Ojai in 1917), Ventura County, California.  Graduated from the Medical Department of Columbia College, New York City, New York.  Married Emily Lodice Adams, daughter of Charles Langdon and Helen (Tyler) Adams, on 29 November 1899 and had the following children:

 

[a. Philip Schuyler Van Petten: Born 18 June 1905.

 

[b. Charles Langdon Adams Van Petten: Born 29 January 1907.

 

Evalina (Van Giesen) Van Petten married (2nd) Dr. J. A. Cross of Newark, New Jersey.

 

(2) Dr. Charles Hansen Van Petten: Born 25 October 1814 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 9 April 1886 at Washington, D.C.  Graduated from the Dental College of Albany, New York.  Practice Dentistry at Washington, D.C. and in Guatemala, Central America.  Married Amelia Caroline Harper (d. in Guatemala), daughter of Robert Goodloe Harper of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on 7 April 1840 and had the following children:

 

(a) Robert Harper Van Petten: Born 26 April 1841.  Died 1 February 1890.

 

(b) Charles Hansen Van Petten, Jr.: Born 25 November 1842.  Married (1st) Kate Murphy on 4 May 1870 and had the following children:

 

[1. Charles Ellsworth Van Petten: Born 12 June 1878.  Married Sarah Aletha Cuthriel of Norfolk, Virginia on 14 November 1900 and had the following children:

 

[a. Doris Viola Van Petten: Born 27 January 1902.

 

[b. Charles Ellsworth Van Petten, Jr.: Born 16 August 1908.

 

[2. George Leroy Van Petten: Born 8 March 1881.  Died 8 December 1881.

 

Charles Hansen Van Petten, Jr. married (2nd) Margaret Besselieu (d. 25 Oct 1889) on 23 December 1885 and had the following children:

 

[3. Earl Van Petten: Born 4 November 1886.

 

[4. Carrie Van Petten: Born 9 January 1889.

 

Charles Hansen Van Petten, Jr. married (3rd) Eva Thomson on 8 November 1891 and had the following children:

 

[5. William Van Petten: Born 15 July 1892.  Died 1892.

 

[6. Harper Van Petten: Born 9 May 1893.  Died August 1894.

 

[7. Louise Van Petten: Born 3 July 1894.

 

[8. Eve Lou Van Petten: Born 7 September 1897.

 

(c) Sarah Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 12 November 1844 in Washington D.C.  Had an interest in her family's history.  Co-author of: "Genealogical Record of the Van Putte, Petten, Patten Family 1641-1913," a manuscript copyrighted in 1915 by A. E. Van Patten and used to compile a significant portion of this annex.

 

Sarah married Dr. Prosper Harvey Ellsworth, MD (b. 12 Aug 1838 at West Hatly, Quebec, Canada, d. 30 Sep 1907 at home in Hot Springs, AR) on 14 January 1873 at Mount Washington, Maryland.  About 1855 Prosper moved with his parents to Illinois.  He graduated 1861 from Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois and was a veteran of the American Civil War, rising to the grade of major as a surgeon.  He moved to Hot Springs, Arkansas in September 1866, where he practiced medicine.  Sarah and Prosper had the following children:

 

[1. Bessie Graham Ellsworth: Born 30 December 1873.  Baptized 10 May 1874 by Reverend Wittemore of Camden, Arkansas.

 

[2. Frank Van Patten Ellsworth: Born 20 July 1875.  Baptized 12 September 1875 by Reverend Charles Stewart of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

 

[3. Elmer Harvey Ellsworth: Born 20 August 1878.  Baptized 16 February 1879 in St. Luke's Church, Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Married Adean McClure and had the following children:

 

[a. Kathryn Elizabeth Ellsworth: Born October 1907.  Baptized by Reverend Bishop Brown.

 

[b. Adean Marie Ellsworth: Born 5 January 1909.  Baptized by Reverend Bishop Brown.

 

[4. Ernest Clarkson Ellsworth: Born 12 November 1880.  Married Leah Blumentiel and had the following son:

 

[a. Ernest Clarkson Ellsworth, Jr.: Born 15 September 1911.

 

(d) Hannah Mary Van Petten: Born 17 October 1846 in Washington, D.C.  Died there 29 September 1907.  Married Amzi Smith (b. 25 Aug 1843 at West Newton, PA, d. 24 Aug 1907 at Washington, D.C.), son of Misajah Patterson Smith.  Amzi was employed as Superintendant of the document room of the US Senate.  Hannah and Amzi had the following children:

 

[1. Frank Patterson Smith: Born 10 October 1870.  Employed as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts.  Married Harriette Hoyt, daughter of Sylvester and Cornelia (Hoyt) Marsh, on 16 November 1896 and had the following children:

 

[a. Constance Allis Smith: Born 1 December 1897.

 

[b. Oliver Van Patten Smith: Born 8 December 1898.

 

[c. Harriette March Smith: Born 30 September 1903.

 

[d. Cornelia Mary Smith: Born 8 June 1906.

 

[2. Carrie Harper Smith: Born 15 April 1872 at Laurel, Maryland.  Married John Young Schreyer, son of William A. and Mary (Young) Schreyer, on 23 October 1895 and resided at Williamsport and Milton, Pennsylvania.  Carrie and John had the following children:

 

[a. Mary Schreyer: Born 23 June 1897 at Milton, Pennsylvania.

 

[b. Eleanor Schreyer: Born 1 September 1900 at Milton, Pennsylvania.

 

[c. John Young Schreyer, Jr.: Born 4 May 1906 at Milton, Pennsylvania.

 

[3. Mary Olivia Smith: Born about 1874.  Died as an infant.

 

[4. Edith Markle Smith: Born 29 May 1876.  Married Richard P. Hawes on 29 May 1901.

 

[5. Amzi Smith, Jr.: Born 5 March 1880.  Married Mildred Crystal of Tennessee and had the following children:

 

[a. Mona Smith: Died as an infant.

 

[b. James Crystal Smith: Born July 190?.

 

(e) Amelia Caroline Van Petten: Born 25 September 1846/48.  Married John M. Young of Hanover, Pennsylvania on 25 August 1868.  John was employed as President of the Iron and Nail Company and the Sweet Steel Company.  Amelia and John had the following children:

 

[1. William Young: Born 23 April 1870.  Married Helen Schermerhorn on 27 November 1907 and had the following children:

 

[a. William Young, Jr.: Born 2 October 1909.

 

[b. Elizabeth Schermerhorn Young: Born 3 September 1913.

 

[2. Edwin Parson Young: Born 9 December 1871.  Married Diana (Montannier) Grift on 26 October 1907 and had the following son:

 

[a. Edwin Parson Young, Jr.: Born 19 July 1908.

 

[3. John Paul Young: Born 28 April 1873.  Married Margaret Oliver, daughter of Senator George T. Oliver of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, on 5 October 1904.  No children.

 

[4. Mary Young: Born 7 April 1875.

 

[5. Charles Van Patten Young: Born 30 November 1876.  Employed as a professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.  Married Eleanor Mahaffey in June 1902 and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Eleanor Young: Born 11 December 1903.

 

[6. George Harper Young: Born 13 January 1878.  Married Alice Holland on 8 June 1903 and had the following children:

 

[a. John Mumma Young: Born 23 May 1906.

 

[b. Elizabeth Holland Young: Born 1 June 1908.

 

[7. Carrie Van Patten Young: Born 6 March 1880.  Graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

 

[8. Ruth Ellsworth Young: Born 30 March 1882.  Married Carl George Allen of Williamsport, Pennsylvania on 17 April 1906 and had the following children:

 

[a. Ruth Allen: Born 25 May 1907.

 

[b. Dorothy Allen: Born 1 July 1909.

 

[c. Carl George Allen, Jr.: Born 13 March 1913.

 

(f) Simon Philip Van Petten: Born 22 September 1852.  Employed as an architect.  Married Laura McClish on 21 April 1886 at Hot Springs, Arkansas and resided there.  No children.

 

(g) Isaac Toll Van Petten: Born 20 February 1854/55 at Washington, D.C.  While young moved from there to Schenectady, New York, and then to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Subsequently spent 3 years in Central America.  At age 20 enlisted in the US Navy and was employed there as a pay clerk for 35 years.  Married Margaret Smith on 7 June 1882 at Portsmouth, Virginia and settled there.  Isaac and Margaret had the following children:

 

[1. Ellsworth Harper Van Petten: Born 3 June 1884.  Married Josephine Englehard Boylan on 7 November 1912.

 

[2. Margaret Harper Van Petten: Born 18 March 1888.

 

[3. Isaac Toll Van Petten, Jr.: Born 14 January 1890.  Married Caroline Lucelia McLean of Danville, Virginia on 28 October 1914.

 

[4. Frederick Alfred Van Petten: Born 1 January 1896.

 

(h) Priscilla Louisa Van Petten: Born 1850.  Died 1851.

 

(i) Harriet Augusta Van Petten: Born 18 September 1857.  Died 21 September 1859.

 

(3) Deborah Van Petten: Born 9 March 1817.  Married Erastus N. Drury of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on 20 May 1847 and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Harriet Drury.

 

(4) Sarah Van Petten: Born 30 August 1819.  Died 1879.  Married Jacob Vedder (d. 1886) in 1838 and had the following children:

 

(a) Simon Hansen Vedder: Born 1839.  Died 1889.  Married Phebe Ann Groom in 1863.

 

(b) Clara Viele Vedder: Born 1841.  Died 1905.  Married Matthew Crawford in 1871.

 

(c) (a) Jacob Fonda Vedder: Born 1843.  Died 1876.

 

(d) Hannah Elizabeth Vedder: Born 1845.  Married Levi M. Strong in 1872.

 

(e) Jane Anna Vedder: Born 1848.  Died 1880.

 

(f) Frank Potter Vedder: Born 1852.  Died 1892.  Married Carrie B. Roggers in 1877.

 

(g) William Barringer Vedder: Born 1855.  Died 1860.

 

(h) Charles William Vedder: Born 1858.  Died 1901.  Married Cora Ament in 1886.

 

(i) Harriet Drury Vedder: Born 1862.  Died 1900.  Married Edward I. Davis in 1889.

 

(5) Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 23 August 1823.

 

(6) Jane Van Petten: Born 19 August 1826 in Schenectady County, New York.  Died 29 May 1860 at St. Peter, Minnesota.  Married William C. Dodge on 3 October 1850 and had the following children:

 

(a) Philip T. Dodge: Born 11 July 1851 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.  Married Margaret Bull on 24 October 1876 at Washington, D.C. and subsequently resided at New York City.  Philip and Margaret had the following children:

 

[1. Norman Dodge: Born 27 September 1877.

 

[2. Olive Dodge: Born 17 July 1882.

 

(b) Jennie M. Dodge: Born 31 January 1854 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

 

(c) William Dodge: Born 31 April 1856 at Stockton, Minnesota.  Married Mary Amelia Parker on 26 April 1883 at Washington, D.C. and had the following children:

 

[1. Barker Van Patten Dodge: Born August 1884.

 

[2. Dorothy Dodge: Born 22 December 1885.

 

[3. William Dodge: Born 6 February 1895.

 

[4. Alice Dodge: Born 12 December 1900.

 

(d) Lillie M. Dodge: Born 10 April 1858 at St. Peter, Minnesota.

 

(7) Hannah Van Petten: Born 12 July 1829.  Married William Tell Steiger on 26 December 1849 and had the following children:

 

(a) William Tell Steiger, Jr.: Born 29 September 1850.

 

(b) Mary Louise Steiger: Born 11 August 1852.

 

(c) Hannah E. Steiger: Born 3 August 1854.

 

(d) Andrew M. Steiger: Born 21 November 1856.

 

(e) Walter H. Steiger: Born 19 October 1858.  Married Grace H. Nye and had 5 children.

 

(f) Harace R. Steiger: Born 2 September 1860.

 

(g) Margaret Steiger: Born 14 September 1867.

 

(i. John Van Petten: Born 17 May 1786.  Died 1840.  Married (1st) Jane Bradford, daughter of John and Rebecca (Van Petten) Bradford of Glenville, New York (Rebecca was the dau. of Simon and gr-granddaughter of Claas F. Van Petten).  John Van Petten married (2nd) Elizabeth Van Petten, probably daughter of Nicholas and granddaughter of Frederick Van Petten.  Following John's death, Elizabeth moved her family to Davenport, Iowa.  John Van Petten had the following children:

 

(1) Rebecca Van Petten: Born 19 February 1811.

 

(2) Deborah Ann Van Petten: Born 26 December 1813.

 

(3) Nancy B. Van Petten: Born 1820.

 

(4) Philip Van Petten: Born 1826.  Married Mrs. (?) (Miller) Smith of Battesville, Arkansas, a sister of Governor Miller of Little Rock, Arkansas, and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Hattie Van Petten.

 

(5) Nicolas/Nelson Van Petten: Born 1831.  Died 1871.  Changed his name from Nicholas to Nelson.

 

(6) John Pitney Van Petten: Born 24 September 1833 at Jordan, Elbridge Township, Onondaga County, New York.  Died 1910/11 from complications of heart disease.  In 1842 moved with his mother and siblings to Davenport, Iowa, arriving 16 November 1842.  In 1843 returned to New York with his mother and attended the Canandaigua Academy until 1847.  Shortly afterward John returned to Davenport, Iowa, where in 1903 he incorporated J. P. Van Patten & Sons, Wholesale Grocers.  Was a prominent citizen.

 

Married Dorothy Hartzel (b. 18 Jan 1839, d. 2 Apr 1910 from complications of a stroke about 2 yrs earlier), daughter of Reverend Jonas and Alice (Wallahan) Hartzel of Hopedale, Ohio, on 15 December 1859 and had the following children:

 

(a) Florence D. Van Patten: 13 October 1860 at Davenport, Illinois.  Married Thomas Apbert Swiney on 6 June 1883 and had the following children:

 

[1. Elizabeth Swiney: Born 5 May 1884.  Married Louis Grills on 15 September 1913.

 

[2. John Daniel Swiney: Born 2 October 1889.

 

(b) Elizabeth Van Patten: 16 January 1862.

 

(c) Alice Van Patten: Born 11 November 1863 at Davenport, Illinois.  Married William L. Allen on 1 October 1885 and had the following children:

 

[1. Larned Van Patten Allen: Born 21 February 1887.

 

[2. Elizabeth M. Allen: Born 27 March 1892.

 

[3. William S. Allen: Born 8 August 1894.

 

(d) John Nelson Van Patten: Born 9 October 1865.  Partnered with his father at Davenport, Iowa in the wholesale grocery business.

 

(e) Edward Hartzel Van Patten: Born 21 July 1867 at Davenport, Illinois.  Partnered with his father at Davenport, Iowa in the wholesale grocery business.  Married Mary Marguerite Kuhnen on 8 November 1889 and had the following children:

 

[1. Dorothy Van Patten: Born 1890.

 

[2. Mary Esther Van Patten: Born 1892.

 

[3. Edith R. Van Patten: Born 1894.

 

[4. Emily Van Patten: Born 1904.

 

(f) Marian Tripp Van Patten: Born 20 September 1869.  Died 23 November 1894.  Married Thomas R. Harper and had the following son:

 

[1. Benjamin Harper: Born 19 September 1892.

 

(g) Dorothy Helen Van Patten: Born 7 May 1873.  Married Henry Augusta Torrey on 29 August 1906.  Henry was employed as a professor at Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts.  Dorothy and Henry had the following son:

 

[1. John Van Patten Torrey: Born 25 July 1909.

 

(h) Alfred Schuyler Van Patten: Born 18 August 1875 at Davenport, Illinois.  Partnered with his father at Davenport, Iowa in the wholesale grocery business.  Married Mary Hall Wadsworth on 24 June 1907.

 

(i) Philip Harmon Van Patten: Born 14 June 1879.

 

(7) Elizabeth Jane Van Petten: Born 1836.  Died 1838.

 

(3. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 13 July 1740.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Company 7 of the 14 Regiment.  Married Margaret Bradt, daughter of Ephraim Bradt, and had the following children:

 

(a. Frederick Van Petten: Born 5 April 1785.  Died 4 November 1852 at Glenville, New York.

 

(b. Ephraim Van Petten: Born 10 August 1786.

 

(c. Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 21 August 1788.

 

(d. Philip Van Petten: Born 16 March 1790.

 

(e. Simon Van Petten: Born 5 February 1792.

 

(f. Clars Van Petten: Born 20 October 1793.

 

(g. Nicolas N. Van Petten: Born 17 March 1795.  Died 27 September 1849.  Married Nancy Cuylar, a descendant of Hendrick Cuyler (b. 1637 near Zolle, Holland), and had the following children:

 

(1) Margaret Van Petten: Born 23 March 1822.  Died 22 January 1906 in Schenectady County, New York.  Married William Rector (b. 10 Oct 1818), son of Jacob and Catherine (Whittier) Rector, in 1845 at Glenville, Schenectady County and had the following children:

 

(a) Alonzo Rector: Died as a child.

 

(b) Madison Rector: Died as a child.

 

(c) Clarence C. Rector: Died as a child.

 

(d) Emma Rector:  Grew up at and attended public schools in Albany, New York.  Resided with her father; apparently never married.

 

(e) Anna Cuyler Rector: Married Professor John M. Furman, Principal of the Irving School, Tarrytown, New York, and had the following children:

 

[1. Rae Aloha Furman.

 

[2. Helen Cuyler Furman.

 

(2) Elizabeth Van Petten: Born about 1824 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Samuel Freeman and had the following children:

 

(a) Oakley F. Freeman: Resided at New York City, New York.

 

(b) Fred B. Freeman: Resided at New York City, New York.

 

(3) Rebecca Van Petten: Never married.

 

(4) Jane Van Petten.

 

(5) Adam S. Van Petten: Born about 1836 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Died at Salem Oregon.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Nancy (?) and moved to Salem, Oregon.  Adam and Nancy had the following children:

 

(a) Clarence Van Petten.

 

(b) Cuyler Van Petten.

 

(c) Ruth Van Petten.

 

(6) Lieutenant Colonel Volkert Vedder Van Petten: Born 11 February 1840 in Glenville Township, Schenectady County, New York.  Veteran of the American Civil War; discharged 11 October 1864.  Married Katherine W. Mitchell, daughter of William C. and Ann B. (Lenig) Mitchell, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and resided last at Port Jervis, New York.  Volkert and Katherine had the following son:

 

(a) Bertram Van Petten: Born 8 May 1876 at Port Jervis, New York.  Never married.

 

(4. Rebecca Van Petten: Born 11 October 1747.  Married Cornelis De Graaf, son of Abraham De Graaf, who lived in the Old Red House on the Sacandaga Turnpike (near the residence of Philip Ryley Toll), on 16 September 1769 and had the following children:

 

(a. Eva De Graaf: Born 7 November 1770.

 

(b. Elisabeth De Graaf: Born 17 May 1775.  Died 19 October 1796.

 

(c. Rebecca De Graaf: Born 31 January 1779.

 

(d. Abraham De Graaf: Born 10 October 1782.

 

(e. Frederick De Graaf: Born 28 September 1785.

 

(f. Willem De Graaf: Born 16 November 1791.  Died 6 November 1793.

 

(5. Simon "Cidar Simon" Van Petten: Born 6 January 1751.  Manufactured cidar.  Married Maria Wendell (b. 25 Dec 1759), daughter of Jan Baptist Wendell and gr-gr-granddaughter of Evert Wendell of Holland, and had the following children:

 

(a. Frederick Van Petten: Born 17 January 1779.  Married widow Esther (Toll) Teller (d. 10 Jan 1812 at Amsterdam, NY), daughter of Carel Hanson Toll, and had the following son:

 

(1) Simon Van Petten: Born 24 February 1797.

 

(b. Jacomyntje Van Petten: Born 19 August 1781.

 

(c. Jan/John Baptist Van Petten: Born 26 April 1784.  Married Elizabeth Van Petten on 8 March 1806 and had the following children:

 

(1) Frederic Van Petten: Born 16 September 1808.

 

(2) Nancy Van Petten: Born 14 October 1817.  Died 18 January 1895 at San Diego, California.  Married Christopher Columbus Alvord (b. 19 Aug 1810 in NY, d. Aug 1894 at Denver, CO), son of Elihu Alvord, on 3 April 1837 at Centerville, Michigan and had the following children:

 

(a) Elizabeth Mandana Alvord: Born 26 April 1838.  Married (?) Brown at Seneca, Illinois.

 

(b) Frances Carolina Alvord: Born 13 February 1840.  Married Theodore Hopkins (d. 1869) of Devil's Lake, Wisconsin and had 3 children, including:

 

[1. Edward Hopkins.

 

(c) Mary Alice Alvord: Born 7 April 1842.  Died 11 March 1843.

 

(d) Albert H. Alvord: Born 20 February 1844.  Died 2 July 1853.

 

(e) Mary Augusta Alvord: Born 26 February 1846.  Died 26 March 1846.

 

(f) Adelaide Alvord: Born 3 February 1847.  Married Colonel Isaac Mitchell.

 

(g) Clara Alvord: Born 31 January 1849.  Married John H. Anderson at Mont Clair, New Jersey and had the following son:

 

[1. Major Alvord A. Anderson: Veteran of the American Civil War.  Married (?) and had 2 children.

 

(h) Alfred Alvord: Born 12 April 1851.  Died 29 December 1873.

 

(i) Eva Morley Alvord: Born 18 April 1854.  Married David E. Sowers at Denver, Colorado and had the following children:

 

[1. Ella Sowers.

 

[2. Susan Sowers.

 

(j) Lawrence Clinton Alvord: Born 1 July 1857.  Died 1905.

 

(d. Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 30 August 1786.

 

(e. Ahasuerus Wendell Van Petten: Born 23 January 1789.

 

(f. Sarah Van Petten: Born 12 November 1791.  Died 19 July 1841.  Married Simon Swart.

 

(g. Annatie Wendell Van Petten: Born 20 April 1794.  Died 22 September 1851.

 

(h. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 24 May 1796.

 

(i. Rebecca Van Petten: Born 22 August 1798.  Died 18 January 1822.  Married Cornelius Bradt.

 

(j. Cornelis Jacob Van Petten: Born 11 July 1808.  Died 22 April 1854.

 

(6. Geertruy Van Petten: Born 20 June 1756.  Married Salomon Terwilliger, son of Harmanus and Magdalena (Veeder) Terwilliger (m. 22 Dec 1748) of Ulster County, New York, and had the following children:

 

(a. Harmanus Van Petten: Born 31 December 1780.

 

(b. Elisabeth Van Petten: Born 9 May 1784.

 

(c. Frederick Van Petten: Born 9 December 1786.

 

(d. Lena Van Petten: Born 15 October 1739.

 

(e. Margaret Van Petten: Born 16 December 1792.

 

b. Nicolaas A. Van Petten, III: See generation 5, below.

 

c. Eva Van Petten: Born 24 September 1719.  Died 1774.  Married John Schermerhorn, III of Pompton, New Jersey, gr-grandson of Jacob Schermerhorn and gr-gr-grandson of Ryer Schermerhorn, on 2 March 1744/45 and had the following children:

 

(1. Jan Schermerhorn: Baptized 20 October 1745.  Married Annatje (?).

 

(2. Sophia Schermerhorn: Married Teunis Spear of Pompton, New Jersey.

 

(3. Arent Schermerhorn: Married Jannatje (?).

 

(4. Angelica Schermerhorn: Married John Adams of Florida, New York.

 

d. Simon Van Petten: Born 24 March 1722.  Died 1790.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Captain Andries Truax's Company during the French and Indian Wars and Colonel Abraham Wemple's Regiment during the Revolution.  Married Jane Vrooman (b. 1729), daughter of Captain Hendrick Vrooman, on 27 January 1749-50 and had the following children:

 

(1. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 21 October 1750.  Died 15 July 1819, age 80, at Glenville, New York.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Colonel Wemple's Regiment of Albany County, New York Volunteers.  Married (1st) Helen Viele, daughter of Nicolas Viele.  Married (2nd) Anna Fairly, daughter of John Fairly.  Had the following children:

 

(a. Simon Van Petten: Born 6 November 1774.  Married Elizabeth Bradt, perhaps the daughter of Frederick Bradt, on 12 November 1797 and had the following children:

 

(1) Engeltje Van Patten: Born 18 February 1798.

 

(2) Bata Van Patten: Born 10 November 1801.

 

(3) Claas Viele Van Patten: Born 8 September 1803.

 

(4) Gezina Van Patten: Born 27 November 1805.

 

(5) John Platt Van Patten: Born 26 October 1807.

 

(b. Neeltje Van Petten: Born 3 August 1777.

 

(c. Jane Van Petten: Born 24 September 1780.

 

(d. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 20 October 1782.

 

(e. Henry Van Petten: Born 26 December 1784.  Married Rachel Menckler about 1807 and had the following children:

 

(1) Gertrude Van Petten: Born 20 July 1808.

 

(2) Nicholas Van Petten: Born 3 March 1810.

 

(3) Rebecca Maria Van Petten #1: Born 24 December 1811.  Died as an infant.

 

(4) John Vrooman Van Petten: Twin.  Born 8 December 1813 at Guilderland, New York.

 

(5) Jacob Winne Van Petten: Twin.  Born 8 December 1813 at Guilderland, New York.  Married Rebecca Schermerhorn (b. 9 May 1825), daughter of Bernardus and Anne (Delmont) Schermerhorn, and had 4 children (see Para. (6), below).

 

(6) Rebecca Maria Van Petten #2: Born 13 March 1816.  Married, as his 2nd wife, Bernardus Freeman Schermerhorn (b. 22 Dec 1801).  Bernardus married (1st) Anne Delmont and had the following children:

 

(a) Rebecca Schermerhorn: Born 9 May 1825.  Baptized at Guilderland, New York.  Married Jacob Winne Van Patten, paragraph (5), above.

 

(b) Bartholomew Schermerhorn: Born 25 May 1826.  Married (?) Van Dyck and had 1 child.

 

(c) Jane Ann Schermerhorn: Born 19 September 1831.

 

(d) John Delmont Schermerhorn: Born 5 July 1834.  Died young.

 

Bernardus and Rebecca Maria (Van Petten) Schermerhorn had the following children:

 

(e) Rachel Helen Schermerhorn: Born 6 December 1848.

 

(f) Nancy Jane Schermerhorn: Born 12 July 1851.

 

(g) Louise Schermerhorn: Born 26 January 1853.

 

(h) Elizabeth Margaret Schermerhorn: Born 27 September 1855.

 

(7) Josias Van Petten: Born 10 March 1818.

 

(8) Henry Van Petten, Jr.: Born 19 April 1820.

 

(f. Helen Van Petten: Born 13 September 1787.

 

(g. John Van Petten: Born 18 April 1795.

 

(h. Elisabeth Van Petten: Born 4 October 1796.

 

(i. Rebecca Van Petten: Born 6 February 1798.  Married Johannes Veeder (b. 14 February 1796, d. 29 Jul 1849); on 5 February 1819 and had the following children:

 

(1) Jane Veeder: Born 5 September 1820.  Died 5 October 1829.

 

(2) Nicholas Veeder: Born 22 November 1822.  Graduated 1844 from Union College, Schenectady, New York.  Married Mary Jane Greig on 7 August 1866.

 

(3) Peter Vrooman Veeder: Born 23 June 1825.  Graduated 1845 from Union College, Schenectady, New York.  Employed as a Presbyterian clergyman and professor at a college in Tokyo, Japan.  Married Amelia Jack.

 

(4) Anna Elizabeth Veeder: Born 28 November 1827.  Died 30 April 1865.  Married William A. Wilson on 14 December 1849.

 

(5) Herman Veeder: Born 13 July 1830.  Married Hannah Adair (d. 24 Oct 1872) in April 1857.

 

(6) Jane Helen Veeder: Born 5 August 1832.  Married John Miller Thorp on 14 February 1856.

 

(7) Sylvester Veeder: Born 13 June 1836.  Died 17 August 1836.

 

(2. Hendrick/Henry Van Petten: Born 2 April 1753.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married Hester Fairly, daughter of John and Elisabeth (Toll) Fairly, and had the following children:

 

(a. Simon Van Petten: Born 1 March 1778.

 

(b. Jane Van Petten: Born 2 September 1781.

 

(c. Metje Van Petten: Born 2 November 1783.

 

(3. Adam Van Petten: Born 2 January 1755.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married Rebecca Schermerhorn, daughter of Abraham Schermerhorn and descendant of Jacob Janse Schermerhorn of Holland, and had the following children:

 

(a. Simon Van Petten: Born 23 December 1781.

 

(b. Abraham Van Petten: Born 24 September 1783.

 

(c. Gezina Van Petten: Born 22 January 1786.

 

(d. Clara Van Petten: Born 17 October 1787.

 

(e. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 6 September 1789.

 

(f. Helen Van Petten: Born 9 December 1791.

 

(g. Rebecca Van Petten: Born 16 December 1793.

 

(h. Adam Van Petten: Born 21 January 1796.

 

(i. Eva Van Petten: Born 21 October 1797.

 

(4. Frederick Van Petten: Born 20 January 1760.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; served in Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married (1st) Alida Fairly (d. 1792-93), daughter of John Fairly, and had the following children:

 

(a. Helen Van Petten: Born 10 October 1784.

 

(b. Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 5 August 1786.

 

(c. Simon Van Petten: Born 11 December 1788.

 

(d. Esther Van Petten: Born 17 October 1790.

 

(e. Alida Fairly Van Petten: Born 19 September 1792.

 

Frederick Van Petten married (2nd) Sally Bartlett and had the following daughter:

 

(f. Jemima Van Petten: Born 31 August 1805.

 

(5. Helen Van Petten: Born 1 July 1764.

 

(6. Rebecca Van Petten: Born 9 October 1768.  Married John Bradford (d. 15 Nov 1848, age 79) of Glenville, New York on 30 October 1791 and had the following children:

 

(a. Jane Bradford: Born 15 January 1792.

 

(b. Angelina Bradford: Born 17 August 1798.

 

(7. Eva Van Petten: Born 1 April 1771.  Died 7 June 1862, age 91 years, 2 months, 8 days.  Married Major Jacob C. Mebie (d. Dec 1823; crushed when run over by a wagon while in route to Albany) on 19 January 1793.  Jacob was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War.  Eva and Jacob had the following children:

 

(a. Cornelis Mebie: Born 10 May 1794.  Died 8 July 1822.

 

(b. Jane Mebie: Born 4 September 1796-97.

 

(c. Esther Mebie: Born 11 September 1799/1800.

 

(d. Helen Mebie: Born 28 March 1802.  Died 4 May 1822.

 

(e. Simon Mebie: Born 31 August 1805.  Married Hannah Marlett in 1827.

 

(f. Catharine Mebie: Born 3 March 1807.

 

(g. George C. Mebie: Born 3 December 1809.

 

(h. Margaret Mebie: Born 14 April 1816.

 

e. Catrien/Catherine Van Petten: Born 1 February 1725.  Married (1st) Adam Swart of Schoharie, New York on 23 December 1742 and had the following children:

 

(1. Nicolas Swart.

 

(2. Teunis Swart.

 

(3. Geertruy Swart: Married Albert W. Vedder.

 

(4. Adam Swart: Born 19 January 1755.

 

Catrien (Van Petten) Swart married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Arent Vedder, son of Albert Vedder, on 4 April 1758.  Arent Vedder had married (1st) Sara Van der Bogart.  Catrien and Adam had the following children:

 

(5. Frederick Vedder: Baptized 3 May 1761.

 

(6. Rebecca Vedder: Baptized 23 November 1766.  Married Simon A. Groot.

 

f. Maria Van Petten: Born 27 September 1727.  Died by 1758.  Married, as his 1st wife, Jacob Fonda (will proved 1813), son of Jellis Fond (who moved to Schenectady, NY about 1700) and grandson and gr-grandson of Douw J. and Jillis D. Fonda, respectively (both of Albany, NY), on 29 April 1748 and had the following children:

 

(1. Rachel Fonda: Born 10 October 1748.  Married Philip Viele.

 

(2. Captain Jillis Fonda: Born 13 January 1751.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War.

 

(3. Rebecca Fonda: Born 26 December 1753.  Married Gerrit Van Antwerpen.

 

Jacob Fonda married (2nd) Margarieta (?) Bosie, widow of Peter Bosie.

 

g. Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 1730.  Died 1823.  Married Harmanus Van Slyck (will made 20 Apr 1776), son of Captain Harman Van Slyck and grandson and gr-grandson of Jacques Van Slyck and Cornelis Antonissen Van Slyck, respectively, on 27 January 1749 and resided at Palatine, Tryon County, New York.  Elizabeth and Harmanus had the following children:

 

(1. Nicholas Van Slyck: Married Geertruy Visscher and had 1 son.

 

(2. Jane Van Slyck: Born 11 December 1757.

 

(3. Rebecca Van Slyck.

 

(4. Helen Van Slyck.

 

h. Captain Johannes/John Van Petten: Baptized 29 April 1739.  Died 10 January 1809; interred beside 1st wife on his farm.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War.  Following the War, settled on his farm in Charlton (west of Saratoga), Saratoga County, New York.  Married (1st) Neeltje "Nellie" Vedder (b. Sep 1741, d. 16 Oct 1805), daughter of Simon and Maria (Truax) Vedder, on 10 July 1662 and had the following children:

 

(1. Rebecca Van Petten: Born 20 March 1763.  Married Fran Vedder (b. 1753) and had the following children:

 

(a. Arent Vedder: Born 30 November 1783.

 

(b. John Vedder: Born 3 June 1786.  Died 1864 at Rotterdam, New York.

 

(c. Albert Vedder: Born 1 November 1789.

 

(d. Nicolas Vedder: Born 19 December 1792.

 

(e. Sarah Vedder #1: Born 12 November 1796.

 

(f. Neeltie Vedder: Born 20 August 1800.

 

(g. Frederick Vedder: Born 1 April 1805.

 

(h. Sarah Ann Vedder #2: Born 19 March 1808.

 

(2. Maria Van Petten: Born 27 July 1766.  Married David Van Etten on 30 May 1793, son of Jacob and Anna (Pangburn) Van Etten of Albany, New York, and had the following children:

 

(a. Anna Van Etten: Born 23 January 1794.

 

(b. John Van Etten: Born 1 May 1796.

 

(3. Nicolas Van Petten: Born 10 December 1769.  Died Aylmer; interred Rodgers' Corners Cemetery.  Moved to Ontario, Canada to study medicine.  Married Catharine Mebie (b. 17 Jul 1768) on 12 March 1789 and had the following children:

 

(a. John Van Petten: Born 13 November 1790 in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married (1st) (?) Davis.  Married (2nd) Hannah Davis (b. 19 Feb 1801 in Luton, Ontario) sister of his 1st wife.  Had the following children:

 

(1) John Van Petten: Born 7 June 1816.  Married Esther Clark and had the following children:

 

(a) Clinton Van Petten: Born at Aylmer, Ontario, Canada.

 

(b) Temperance Van Petten: Born at Aylmer, Ontario, Canada.

 

(c) Alma Van Petten: Born at Aylmer, Ontario, Canada.

 

(d) Milton Van Petten: Born at Aylmer, Ontario, Canada.

 

(e) Evert Van Petten: Born at Aylmer, Ontario, Canada.

 

(2) Hosea Van Petten: Born 17 November 1818.  Married Margaret (?); no children.

 

(3) Catherine Van Petten: Born 4 November 1820.

 

(4) Temperance Van Petten: Born 25 June 1822.  Married (?) Thompson.

 

(5) Warren Van Petten: Born 14 May 1824.  Died 13 February 1898.  Employed as a farmer in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married Olivia Newcomb, a school teacher, and had the following children:

 

(a) Olive Newcomb Van Petten: Born 19 September 1857 in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married Dauphin King Foote (d. Saratoga, NY, d. 12 Dec 1907) of Downer's Grove, Illinois on 2 February 1897.  No children.

 

(b) Nelson Van Petten: Died 27 January 1864.

 

(c) Netta Mary/May Van Petten: Born 5 February 1864 in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married Reverend Henry Wallace Dowding, son of William and Sarah (?) Dowding of Batte, England, at Watertown, South Dakota and initially resided at Chicago, Illinois.  Subsequently resided at Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania and Portsmouth, Virginia.  Netta and Henry had the following son:

 

[1. Phillips Brooks Dowding: Born 25 October 1896.  Graduated from Randolph-Macon Academy, Virginia.

 

(d) William Warren Van Petten: Died 28 October 1898. 

 

(6) Nelson Van Petten: Born 7 June 1826.  Graduated from Oberlin College.  Scalped by Indians while moving to California in 1867.

 

(7) Daniel Van Petten: Born 20 September 1828.

 

(8) Emily Van Petten: Born 17 March 1831.  Married Henry Martin and had the following children:

 

(a) Albert Martin: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(b) Minnie Martin: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(9) Delphine Van Petten: Born 7 February 1834.  Married Thomas Nairn and had the following children:

 

(a) Agnes Nairn: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(b) Junius Nairn: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(c) Cruce Nairn: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(d) Jessie Nairn: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(e) May Nairn: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(10) Mary Van Petten: Born 18 December 1837.  Married (1st) Barent Springsted and had the following children:

 

(a) Ernest Springsted: Born Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Employed by the City Assessor's Office, Sacramento, California.

 

(b) Ida Springsted: Born Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Mary (Van Petten) Springsted married (2nd) (?) Keer.

 

(11) Fernando Van Petten: Born 26 May 1843.  Married C. Tiffany and had the following children:

 

(a) Albert John Van Petten: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(b) Maggie Van Petten: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married E. Low and resided at London, Ontario, Canada.

 

(b. Esther Van Petten: Born 12 May 1793.  Died Charlestown, New Hampshire.  Married Daniel McDuffy.

 

(c. Simon Van Petten: Born 20 August 1795.  Died at Mason City, Iowa.

 

(d. Nellie Van Petten: Born 27 July 1798.

 

(e. Cornelius Van Petten: Born 14 April 1803.  Died at Aylmer.  Never married.

 

(f. Aaron Van Petten: Born 8 October 1805 near Schenectady, New York.  Died 1852.  When young moved with his parents to Canada, settling in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario.  Married Elizabeth Harvey (b. Tyrone Co., Ireland, d. 1895 in Aylmer Twp) on 25 February 1830 and had the following children:

 

(1) Joseph Harvey Van Petten: Born 12 August 1832.  Died 1899.  Married Melissa Mills and had the following children:

 

(a) Benson Van Petten: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(b) Frank Van Petten: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(c) Nina Van Petten: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(d) Hattie Van Petten: Born in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(2) Esther Van Petten: Born 28 December 1834.  Died 1912.  Married Junius Davis and had the following children:

 

(a) Willard Davis.

 

(b) Gaines Davis.

 

(c) Mary Davis.

 

(d) Etta Davis.

 

(e) Allen Davis.

 

(f) Davis Davis.

 

(3) John Allen Van Petten: Born 10 November 1836.  Died 1862.  Never married.

 

(4) Joel Van Petten: Born 24 November 1838.  In 1914 resided in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Never married.

 

(5) Sophronia Van Petten: Born 23 November 1842.  Died 1873.  Married Edwin R. Davis and had the following son:

 

(a) Churchill Davis.

 

(6) Lewis Van Petten: Born about 1845 at Mallahide, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married Emma J. Cline in Aylmer Township, Elgin County and subsequently resided at Riverside, California.  Lewis and Emma had the following children:

 

(a) Dr. Gaines Van Petten: Born 18 March 1871 in Malahide Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Graduated from Aylmer Collegiate Institute and Bellevue Hospital Medical College.  Did not enjoy practicing medicine, so he managed an orchard.  Married Ada Christina McDiarmid (b. Aylmer Co.), daughter of John and Adelaide (Howell) McDiarmid, in 1900.  No children.

 

(b) Charles Van Petten: Born 27 May 1887 in Ontario, Canada.  Subsequently resided at Riverside, California.  Never married.

 

(7) George Willard Van Petten: Born 14 August 1847.  Employed as a farmer in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married Emma Parker; no children.

 

(g. Jacob Van Petten: Died at Aylmer.  Never married.

 

(h. Wilmot Van Petten: Married (?) Harmon.

 

(i. Abram Van Petten: Born 1 September 1810.  Died June 1853 in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Married Mary Kinsey (b. 14 Sep 1812 in District of Niagara, Canada, d. 17 Oct 1901 in Aylmer Twp) and had the following children:

 

(1) Catherine Jane Van Petten: Born 15 August 1842.

 

(2) Emeline Van Petten: Born 28 January 1844.  Married George Gillett in January 1861 and had the following children:

 

(a) Bertha Gillett.

 

(b) Alta Gillett.

 

(c) Minnie Gillett.

 

(d) Cecil Gillett.

 

(3) Sarah Van Petten: Born 18 January 1846.  Married John Locker in 1875.

 

(4) Amanda Van Petten: Born 25 February 1848.  Married Nelson Kinnaird in 1880.

 

(5) Mary Van Petten: Born 3 January 1850.

 

(6) Leonard Van Petten: Born 19 September 1852 in Aylmer Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Annie Weaver (b. 25 Nov 1855 at Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada), daughter of Allen (b. 19 Jun 1830, d. 9 Nov 1898) and Lucine (Elliott) Weaver (b. 1833, d. 16 Mar 1909 at St. Thomas) of Vienne, Ontario.  Leonard and Annie had the following children:

 

(a) Harry Van Petten: Born 30 November 1881 at Imlay City, Michigan.  Married Cora Gaines on 6 March 1911.

 

(b) Harold Van Petten: Born 14 September 1895 in Malahide Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

 

(c) Jesse Van Petten: Born 27 September 1896.

 

(4. Sarah Van Petten: Born 1 November 1772.

 

(5. Simon I./John Van Petten: Born 3 September 1775.  Died 1802.  Employed as an architect and builder in Schenectady, New York.  Married Eva Conde (b. 26 Mar 1780), daughter of Adam (b. 25 Sep 1748) and Catalyntje "Mooney" (Truax) Conde, and had the following children:

 

(a. Neeltje Van Petten: Born 15 October 1798.  Married James Warh and had 6 children.

 

(b. Sarah Truax Van Petten: Born 5/6 February 1800.  Married Willis Calkins and had 6 children, including (one of whom d. from illness contracted during the US Civil War):

 

(1) Nathan Van Petten: Veteran of the US Civil War.

 

(2) Chandler Van Petten: Veteran of the US Civil War.

 

(c. Rebecca Van Petten #1: Born 9 March 1802.

 

(d. Catalina/Cathaline Van Petten: Born 10 August 1804.  Died 2 January 1899.  Married David Campbell Van Eps (d. 16 Jul 1885) on 5 September 1833 and resided just south of Glenville, New York.  Catalina and David had the following children:

 

(1) John Percy Van Eps: Born 4 October 1834.  Died 9 October 1876 at Iriona, Honduras.  Married Rosalie Myers, daughter of Reverend Abraham H. Myers, and had the following son:

 

(a) Percy Myers Van Eps: Born 30 August 1859 at Germantown, New York.  Married Margaret Van Vranken, daughter of James and Mary Malissa (Knights) Van Vranken, on 1 January 1890 at Glenville, New York.  No children.

 

(2) Simon Van Eps: Born 4 February 1837.  Married Henriette Van Wormer.

 

(3) Jane Agnes Van Eps: Born 3 November 1839.  Died 1903.  Married George W. Putnam.

 

(4) Catherine Van Eps: Twin.  Born 2 October 1843.  Married William Grossbeck on 31 October (?).

 

(5) Eve Eleanor Van Eps: Twin.  Born 2 October 1843.  Died 9 February 1845.

 

(6) George Hamilton Van Eps: Born 26 July 1847.  Married Elizabeth Shankle and resided at Palo Alto, California.  George and Elizabeth had 3 sons and 1 daughter.

 

(e. George Van Petten: Born 29 October 1806 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Moved to Corning, Iowa. 

 

(f. Adam Conde Van Petten: Born 19 January 1810 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 11 January 1888 at Centerville, Fairfax County, Virginia.  Married Margaret Blain Groot (b. 15 Dec 1810 in Florida Twp, Montgomery Co., NY, d. 2 Jun 1894 at New York City) on 7 June 1838 and had the following children:

 

(1) Henrietta Van Petten: Born 25 September 1840 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Married (1st) John H. Taylor (b. 8 Jan 1831 at Minaville, NY, d. 19 Oct 1870 at Washington, D.C.), son of Ralph and Luzette (Schuyler) Taylor, on 16 July 1867 at Amsterdam, New York D.C. and had the following son:

 

(a) Ralph Voorhees Taylor: Born 16 December 1869 at Amsterdam, New York.  Died 24 January 1893 at his mother's residence in New York City.

 

Henrietta (Van Patten) Taylor married (2nd) Stephen Babcock (b. 22 Dec 1832 at Potter Hill, RI, alive 1915 at Yonkers, NY), son of Oliver and Phebe (?) Babcock, on 10 July 1878 at Washington D.C. and had the following daughter:

 

(b) Phebe Maria Babcock: Born 11 August 1879 at Potter Hill, Rhode Island.  Died 1 November 1885 in New York City.

 

(2) George Mead Van Petten: Born 21 November 1842 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 12 September 1843.

 

(3) Margaret Isabella Van Petten: Born 29 April 1842 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  In 1915 resided at Yonkers, New York.

 

(g. Rebecca Maria Van Petten #2: Born 31 January 1813.  Married Charles Carrol.

 

(h. Catharine A. Van Petten: Born 10 April 1817.  Married Peter McLouchlan and had 3 children.

 

(i. Nancy Van Petten: (photos)

 

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Born 23 October 1820 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 6 March 1906 at Duluth, Minnesota.  Attended the Schenectady Seminary.  Married John C. (perhaps Cornelius) Van Wormer (b. 5 Oct 1813, d. 29 Apr 1889), a descendant of Peter Van Wormer (b. 1749 in Holland), on 25 September 1843.  John Van Wormer was employed as a farmer.  He and Nancy had the following children:

 

(1) Oscar C. Van Wormer: Born 26 January 1846.  Died 27 April 1886 from complications of lock jaw.  Married (1st) Emma Romeyn (d. 14 Jun 1871) on 10 December 1870 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York; no children.  Married (2nd) Effie Loadwick on 10 December 1879.  Had the following children:

 

(a) Nanette Van Wormer.

 

(b) Bessie Van Wormer: Married Miner Van Eps and had the following son:

 

[1. "Van" Van Eps.

 

(c) Blanche Van Wormer: Married Joel Swart and had the following son:

 

[1. John Swart.

 

(2) Eve Emma Van Wormer: Born 4 March 1849.  Married Drew William Standrod on 24 September 1888 in the Presbyterian Church at Salt Lake City, Utah, with reverend A. J. McNight officiating.  Eve and Drew had the following children:

 

(a) Elvira Campbell Standrod "Cammie": Born 23 February 1890.  Died 27 April 1906.

 

(b) Drew William Standrod, Jr.: Born 6 May 1891.  Studied law in New York City.

 

(3) Charles Conde Van Wormer: (photos) Born 9 March 1851.  Moved to Aurora, Illinois.  Employed as an architect, contractor, and church builder.  Married Fannie Louella Bourne on 21 November 1882 at Blue Springs, Nebraska (divorce finalized 30 Sep 1907) and had the following children:

 

(a) Alice Van Wormer: (photos) Married W. D. Shanahan and resided at Wheaton, Illinois.  Alice and her husband had the following children:

 

[1. William Shanahan.

 

[2. Fannie Shanahan.

 

(b) Henrietta Van Wormer: (photos) Died from complications of child birth (dau Frances, below).  Graduated from Chicago University at age 20.  Married Thomas Turney and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Frances Turney.

 

(c) Melvina Van Wormer: (photos) Married (1st) Max Whitsett (d. less than 1 yr after marriage) of San Antonio, Texas.  Married (2nd) John Taylor and resided at Chicago, Illinois.  Married two more times.  No children.

 

(d) Charles Nathan Van Wormer "Nathan": (photos) Died age 10 in Texas, while there with his father.

 

(e) Sarah/Sara Teresa Van Wormer: (photos) Moved west to California.

 

(4) Henry Van Wormer: Born 14 February 1853.  Owned and operated 3 farms at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Married Elizabeth Chamberlain (b. New York City, NY), daughter of William and Philomena (Mellins) Chamberlain, on 21 November 1890 and had the following children:

 

(a) Beulah Van Wormer: Died as an infant.

 

(b) John Cornelius Van Wormer: Born 19 February 1893.  Graduated from Albany Business College, Albany, New York.

 

(5) Mary Theresa Van Wormer: Born September 1856.  Died as an infant.

 

(6) Ada Van Wormer: Born 19 August 1859.  Studied music in Germany and taught piano, harmony, and pipe organ for many years.  Married A. B. Siewert on 25 August 1897 at Duluth, Minnesota.  No children.

 

(7) Sarah Truax Van Wormer: Born 5 March 1861.  Attended Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.  Also studied music at the Columbia School of Music, Chicago, Illinois and had a distinguished career in that field and in public service.

 

(j. Charles Code Van Petten: Born 27 March 1823 at Glenville, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 3 November 1905 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.  Employed there as a builder.  In the 1860s moved to California and Washington State.  A couple of years later moved back to New York State, and then to the Washington, D.C. area, eventually purchasing a farm near Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.  Married (1st) Susan Williamson.  Married (2nd) Sarah A. Brooks (b. 12 Feb 1840, d. 7 March 1915), daughter of Christian and Maria (Hewson) Brooks, on 24 April 1866 and had the following children:

 

(1) Ella Cornelia Van Petten: Born 16 April 1869 at Washington, D.C.  Resided with and cared for her mother.  Never married.

 

(2) Frank Lee Van Petten: Born 22 May 1871 at Seneca, Montgomery County, Maryland.  Employed as a farmer at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.  Married Myro O. Brown, daughter of Joseph H. and Louise (Wilson) Brown, in 1900 and had the following children:

 

(a) Lelia E. Van Petten: Born 16 October 1900 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

(b) Bertha Evelyn Van Petten: Born 26 February 1904 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

(c) Charles Henry Van Petten: Born 7 September 1905 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

(d) Herbert Wilson Van Petten: Born 16 December 1907 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

(e) Clyde Ramsey Van Petten: Born 31 December 1909 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

(f) Lee Brooks Van Petten: Born 29 December 1913 at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

(3) Anna Priscilla Van Petten: Born 29 August 1874 at Forestville, Virginia.  Married Fayette Gilbert Brown (b. 7 Jul 1878 at Colvin Run, VA), son of Joseph H. and Louise (Wilson) Brown and grandson of Reverend Augustus and Sarah E. (Ramsey) Brown of Schoharie County, New York, on 23 March 1904 in Washington, D.C.  Fayette was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.  Employed as a mason.  No children.

 

(4) Fred Brooks Van Petten: Born 13 July 1877 at Forestville, Virginia.  Employed as a dairy farmer at Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia.  Married Frances Ann Swink, daughter of Edward Franklin and Karon H. (Magarity) Swink, on 30 July 1907 and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Cora Swink: Born 13 May 1908.

 

(6. Elizabeth Van Petten: Born 8 November 1778.

 

(7. Eva Van Petten: Born 14 October 1781.  Married John A. Van Eps, son of Abraham Van Eps, and had the following children:

 

(a. Abram Van Eps: Born 19 February 1799.

 

(b. John Van Eps: Born 9 February 1804.

 

(c. Carel Hanson Van Eps: Born 11 August 1806.

 

(d. Jacob Switz Van Eps: Born 1 August 1809.

 

(8. Arent Van Petten: Born 4 April 1785.  Died age 25 at Charlton, Saratoga County, New York.

 

Johannes Van Petten married (2nd) "Moonie" Sharp.

 

5   Captain Nicolaas A. Van Patten, III

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Baptized 16 December 1716 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1790 at Guilderland, Albany County.  Despite his age, was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War (Capt. In Andries Truax's Company during the French and Indian Wars and in Colonel Abraham Wemple's Regiment during the Revolution).

 

2. Wife: Sarah Clement

 

Born 26 July 1724 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York; daughter of Pieter and Antje (Vedder) Clement.  Died there 1801/02.  Married Nicolaas A. Van Patten on 29/18 September 1744 at Schenectady.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Nicolaas N. Van Petten, IV: Baptized 23 September 1744/45 at Guilderland (included in Rensselaerwyck), Schenectady County, New York.  Died 30 December 1816 at Helderbergh, Albany County.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; Private in Colonel Wemple's Regiment of New York State Militia.  Married Margarita/Margaret Ecker/Acker (b. 9 Feb 1751 at Rensselaerville, Albany Co., d. 8 Mar 1809 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co.) about 1767 and had 5 children, including:

 

(1. Sarah Van Patten: Born 12 March 1769 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Married (?) Conover.

 

(2. Jacob N. Van Petten: Born 27 January 1771 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 1827 at Guilderland, Albany County.  Married (1st) Susanna/Susannah Brooks "Aunt Sukey" (b. 1776 at Normanskil, Albany Co., NY) of Normanskill on 5 February 1796 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Nicholas 'Dutch Nick" Van Petten: Born about 1799 at Guilderland, New York.  About 1817 moved with his parents to Cayuga County, New York.  Married (1st) (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Jacob Van Petten.

 

(2) Mary Van Petten.

 

(3) Hannah Van Petten.

 

Nicholas married (2nd) (?) and had the following son:

 

(4) Ezekiel Van Petten.

 

(b. Peter J. Van Petten: Born about 1800 at Guilderland, New York.  Died 1895.  About 1817 moved with his parents to Cayuga County, New York.  Married (1st) Frances Baker, daughter of a sea captain, and moved to Auburn, New York, where he was employed as proprietor of a hotel.  Peter and Frances had the following children:

 

(1) Celia Van Petten.

 

(2) Jacob Van Petten: Born 1834 at Auburn, New York.  Died 24 July 1913 at Langley, Washington.  Veteran of the American Civil War.  In 1874 moved to Iowa.  In 1882 moved to Idaho.  Married Minerva Chappell in 1860 at Fulton, Oswego County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Warren L. Van Petten: Born 24 July 1861.

 

(b) Wilfred L. Van Petten: Born 20 May 1863 in Cayuga County, New York.  Moved to Iowa with his parents in 1874.  Subsequently moved to Idaho.  Married Margaret McLain and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Margaret Van Petten.

 

(c) Grace W. Van Petten: Born 13 December 1865.  Married Henry English and resided in the northwest United States.  Grace and Henry had the following children:

 

[1. Henrietta English.

 

[2. Helen English.

 

[3. Ruth English.

 

[4. Henry English, Jr.

 

(d) Edith F. Van Petten: Born 8 September 1868 in Cayuga County, New York.  Married Herman Linke and resided in Idaho.  Edith and Herman had the following son:

 

[1. Clarence Linke.

 

(e) Ira B. Van Petten: Born 21 December 1869 at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  In 1875 moved with his parents to Iowa.  At age 14 moved with his parents to Idaho.  Married Ida Dunn and had the following children:

 

[1. Arta Van Petten.

 

[2. Thaddius Van Petten.

 

(f) Tracy P. Van Petten: Born 13 September 1870 in Cayuga County, New York.  Married Mina Archer in the northwest United States and had the following children:

 

[1. Donald Van Petten.

 

[2. Helen Van Petten.

 

[3. Twin.

 

[4. Twin.

 

[5. Twin.

 

[6. Twin.

 

(g) Charles E. Van Petten: Born 16 March 1873 in New York.  Married Emma Allen in the northwest United States and had the following children:

 

[1. Franklin Van Petten.

 

[2. Harriet Van Petten.

 

(h) Jacob Leonard Van Petten: Born 2 October 1879 at Phoenix, New York.  Employed initially as a painter.  Subsequently employed as a rancher.  Married Frankie Viola Milliken, daughter of W. F. and N. J. (?) Milliken, on 18 February 1911 at Sand Point, Idaho and resided near Cheney, Washington.  Jacob and Frankie had the following daughter:

 

[1. Ida May Van Petten: Born 13 March 1912.

 

(i) Archie D. Van Petten: Born 17 March 1884.

 

(3) Mary Van Petten.

 

(4) Edward Van Petten.

 

(5) Francis Van Petten.

 

(6) Peter J. Van Petten, Jr.

 

Following Frances' death, Peter married (2nd) (?), who left him shortly thereafter.  Peter subsequently moved to Canada West.  Married (3rd) Millicent Hoover.

 

(c. Fannie Van Petten: Born 12 June 1803 at Guilderland, New York.  Died Hanna City, Peoria County, Illinois.  Married (1st) Moses Dusenberry and had the following children:

 

(1) Margaret Dusenberry.

 

(2) Sarah Dusenberry.

 

(3) Susan Dusenberry.

 

(4) Hannah Dusenberry: Married (?) Campbell and resided at Aurora, Illinois.

 

(5) Ellen Dusenberry.

 

(6) Francis Dusenberry.

 

Fannie married (2nd) John I. Runkle (b. 1800 in Albany Co., NY, d. Hanna City, Peoria Co., IL) and moved west.  Fannie and John had the following daughter:

 

(7) Kate Runkle: Born 12 June 1845 at Hannah City, Peoria County, Illinois.  Married John M. Nisley (b. 26 Nov 1840 in Franklin Co., PA).  No children.

 

(d. Sallie Van Petten: Married James Harker, Jr. in 1834 in Logan Township, Peoria County, Illinois, where they subsequently resided.  No children.

 

(e. Nelly Ann Van Petten: Married Robert Gaily and resided in Peoria County, Illinois.  Robert was employed as a dairy farmer.  No children.

 

(f. Joseph Van Petten: Born 20 June 1806 at Guilderland, New York.  Died 10 May 1888, age 62.  Employed as a farmer.  Married (1st) Emeline Brewster (b. 4 Jun 1813) and initially resided in Cayuga County, New York.  In 1845 moved to Hollis Township, Peoria County, Illinois, and subsequently moved to Rosefield Township, Peoria County.  Joseph and Emeline had the following children:

 

(1) Matthew Van Petten: Born 13 October 1833 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(2) Caroline Van Petten: Born 13 August 1835 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(3) William Van Petten: Born 4 May 1837 in Cayuga County, New York.  Died 24 December 1911 at Sutton, Nebraska.  When young moved with his parents to Peoria County, Illinois.  Veteran of the American Civil War.  Employed as a farmer for 15 years near Sutton, Nebraska.  Married Isabella J. Wallace (b. 11 Jan 1841 in NY) and had 10 children, 3 of whom died young.

 

(4) Washington Van Petten: Born 15 November 1841 in Cayuga County, New York.  Married Rachel Besemore.

 

(5) Emerson Van Petten: Born 5 August 1844 in Cayuga County, New York.  At age 9 moved with his parents to Hollis Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Veteran of the American Civil War; wounded near Goldsboro, North Carolina.  Married Mary Turner (b. 1846 in Peoria Co.) on 19 June 1867 and had the following children:

 

(a) Elmer Van Petten: Born 21 June 1873 at Elmwood, Illinois.  Graduated 1890 from Wyoming High School.  Graduated 1895 from the Chicago College of Pharmacy, earning a pharmaceutical diploma.  Employed as a traveling salesman.  Married Netty McLaughlin of Altona, Knox County, Illinois.  Netty graduated from Altona High School and Knox College.  Elmer and Netty had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Van Petten: Born 30 June 1896.  Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

 

[2. Emerson Van Petten: Born 24 May 1899.

 

(b) Bertha Van Petten: Born 10 October 1877 at Elmwood, Illinois.  Married George F. Earhart of Wyoming, Stark County, Illinois on 10 September 1896 and had the following children:

 

[1. Geneva Van Petten: Born 10 April 1897.

 

[2. Marian Van Petten: Born 11 July 1898.

 

(6) Gilbert Van Petten: Born 11 December 1846 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(7) Jacob Van Petten: Born 26 October 1848 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

Following Emeline's death, Joseph married (2nd) Mrs. Julia (Wilson)(McFarland) McKinney

 

Jacob Van Petten married (2nd) Lydia (?).  Following Jacob's death, Lydia moved to Illinois, where she married (?) Houghtaling.

 

(3. Nicholas Van Petten, V: Born 1773 at Guilderland.  Moved to Cayuga County, New York, near his brothers Jacob and Peter, where he was employed as a farmer.  Married (?), who was somewhat physically incapacitated, and had the following children:

 

(a. Nicholas "Yankee Nick" Van Petten, VI: Born 3 June 1800 at Guilderland, New York.  Died 9 July 1876 at home in Martville, Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  About 1817 moved with his parents to Sterling Township.  Married Mary Grinnell (b. 14 May 1809) of Albany County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Jacob Van Petten: Born 25 August 1828 in at Fairhaven, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 22 September 1880 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County.  Employed as a farmer.  Married (1st) Margaret A. Follett (b. 1831, d. 11 May 1863), daughter of William and Maria (?) Follett and had 4 children; Margaret and 3 of his children died within 1 year.  Married (2nd) Nancy J. Bowen, daughter of Ashley and Julia A. Bowen of Ira, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(2) Henry Van Petten: Born 25 October 1830 at Fairhaven, Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Veteran of the American Civil War.  Moved to Clearwater, Florida for health reasons.  Married Rebecca Jane Terwilliger (b. 2 May 1835 at Amsterdam, NY, d. abt 1897 at Clearwater, FL from complications of heart disease), daughter of James and Maria (Schuyler) Terwilliger, on 12 April 1853 and soon after moved to Tuscola County, Michigan.  Henry and Rebecca had the following children:

 

(a) Henrietta Van Petten: Born 9 January 1854 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Lytle Van Patten on 25 December 1877 and had the following children:

 

[1. Henry Van Patten.

 

[2. Bertha Van Patten.

 

(b) Jan Nicholas Van Petten "Nicholas": Born 9 January 1856.  Educated in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Eliza Gunnell (b. 22 Sep 1867 in Arbela Twp, MI), daughter of William and Harriet (Sims) Gunnell and sister of Carrie (Para. (c), below), on 4 September 1886 at Vassar, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1. Jacob R. Van Petten: Born 21 June 1887.

 

[2. Edith Van Petten: Born 21 April 1889.

 

[3. Jennie Van Petten: Born 1 March 1893.

 

[4. May Van Petten: Born 17 October 1894.

 

[5. Chester Van Petten: Born 2 January 1896.

 

[6. Nicholas Van Petten: Born 15 April 1898.

 

[7. Henry Van Petten: Born 11 October 1900.

 

[8. Erwin Van Petten: Born 26 February 1902.

 

[9. Clinton Van Petten: Born 26 April 1907.

 

[10. Ralph Van Petten: Born 3 November 1908.

 

(c) James Van Petten: Born 4 January 1858.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Carrie E. Gunnell, sister of Eliza (Para. (b), above), and had the following children:

 

[1. Mela Van Petten: Born 13 May 1895.

 

[2. Howard Van Petten: Born 28 May 1901.

 

[3. Ruth Van Petten.

 

(d) Ella Van Petten: Born 8 February 1860.  Married Albert Cartright on 20 February 1878 and had the following  children:

 

[1. Harry Cartright.

 

[2. May Cartright.

 

[3. Hazel Cartright.

 

(e) Flora Mariah Van Petten: Born 28 February 1862 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Educated in Denmark Township, Tuscola County.  Married John Bottimer on 15 November 1880 and had the following children:

 

[1. Roy Bottimer.

 

[2. Fred Bottimer.

 

(f) Carrie Van Petten: Born 9 July 1865 at Reese, Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Moved with her father to Florida.  Married Robert Brown McGeckin of Cincinnati, Ohio on 18 November 1891 at Brownsville, Florida and resided at Dublin, Georgia.  Robert was employed as an architect.  No children survived to maturity.

 

(g) Jacob Van Petten: Born 20 March 1868 at home on the family farm in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Educated at Vassar, Tuscola County.  Employed by the Standard Oil Company.  Married Chattie Hope, daughter of Captain David and Frances S. (Pyles) Hope of Brooksville, Florida, on 1 June 1891 and had the following children:

 

[1. Henry Van Petten: Born 26 April 1895 at Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida.

 

[2. Ethelbert Van Petten: Born 12 December 1901 at Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

 

[3. Eloise Van Petten: Born 29 November 1903 at Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

 

(h) Laura May Van Petten: Born 1 May 1870.  Married (?) Rice and resided at Dunedin, Florida.

 

(i) Harmon Van Petten: Born 3 August 1871.  Married (1st) Vern Webster on 17 November 1893 and had the following children:

 

[1. Lelah Van Petten.

 

[2. Leona Van Petten.

 

[3. Victor LeRoy Van Petten.

 

Harmon Van Petten married (2nd) Cora Heraux and resided at Detroit, Michigan.  Harmon and Cora had the following children:

 

[4. Evelyn Van Petten.

 

[5. Bernice Van Petten.

 

[6. James Van Petten.

 

(3) Deborah Van Petten: Born 17 July 1834 in Cayuga County, New York.  Married Samuel Sessions.

 

(b. John Van Petten: Died in Vassar Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Resided for a time in Ira Township, St. Clair County, Michigan.  After the Civil War moved to Vassar Township, Michigan.

 

(c. Nancy Van Petten: Born at Guilderland, New York.  About 1817 moved with her parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Sanford Wells and had the following children:

 

(1) Elizabeth Wells: Married Frederic Van Patten.

 

(2) Charlotte Wells.

 

(3) Edwin Wells: Twin.

 

(4) Edmond Wells: Twin.

 

(5) William Wells.

 

(6) Joseph Wells.

 

(7) David Wells.

 

(d. Joan Van Petten: Married (?) Beedle and resided at Chicago, Illinois.

 

(4. Ellen "Nelly"/"Aunt Naly" Susanna Van Petten: Born 6/10 August 1775 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died there 14 April 1869.  Married Thomas William Beebe (b. 7 Oct 1769 at Saybrook, Middlesex Co., CT, d. 18 Jun 1848 at Guilderland, Albany Co.) on 24 January 1793 at Guilderland, New York and had 13 children, including:

 

(a. Thomas T. Beebe: Born 13 July 1794.  Died 21 April 1879.  Married (1st) Philey A. Wood.  Married (2nd) Maria (Van Zant) Beebe.

 

(b. Nicholas Beebe: Born 29 March 1796.  Died 21 April 1879.  Married Betsy Passage (b. 1808, d. 12 Sep 1873).

 

(c. Elizabeth Beebe: Born 9 January 1798.  Married George G. Passage and had 6 children.

 

(d. Sarah Beebe: Born 9 September 1800.  Died 19 January 1896.  Married Zachariah Smith (alive in 1910).  Zachariah kept a hotel at Oswego, Oswego County, New York.  Sarah and Zachariah had the following children:

 

(1) Magdalen Smith.

 

(2) Ellen Smith.

 

(3) Sarah Smith.

 

(4) Mary Smith.

 

(5) Henry Smith.

 

(6) Thomas Smith.

 

(7) Peter Smith.

 

(8) Zachariah Smith, Jr.

 

(e. Margaret Beebe: Born 6 February 1803.  Died 29 June 1849.  Married Benjamin Van Aerman of Albany.

 

(f. Peter Beebe: Born 2 August 1805.  Died 13 March 1890.  Married Abigail Hand, whose sister, Anna, married Peter's younger brother, Jacob.

 

(g. John T. Beebe: Born August 1807.  Died 21 April 1886.  Married Mary Ann Chase (d. 1877), daughter of Job Chase.

 

(h. William Beebe: Married Cynthia Cheesboro and resided at Guilderland, New York.

 

(i. Helen Susanna Beebe: Married Elisha Carhart and resided at Albany, New York.

 

(j. Joshua Hall Beebe: Married (1st) (?) Hallenbeck.  Married (2nd) Lydia Maxwell.

 

(k. Henry Beebe: Married jane Ann Mesick and move to Omaha, Nebraska.

 

(l. Jacob Beebe: Married Anna Hand, whose sister, Abigail, married Jacob's older brother, Peter.

 

(m. Huldah Beebe.

 

(5. Dr. Petrus/Peter Van Petten: Born 9 November 1777; baptized 14 December 1777 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Baptized Pearson.  Died 1 June 1829 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York while taking a horse to the blacksmith; interred in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Was Town Clerk and Justice of the Peace at Guilderland, New York, and had a farm and store at Newersville, where he was generally called "Squire Van Patten."  Studied medicine at Albany, New York.  In 1816 moved to Sterling, Cayuga County, New York, where he practiced medicine and was known as "Doctor."  His Uncle John and brothers Jacob and Nicholas and cousins Nicholas and Peter P. followed him there.  Married Lydia Bullock (b. 24 Feb/Jan 1785 at New Scotland, Albany Co., NY, d. 18 Jan 1846, age 60, in Sterling Township; interred with Petrus), daughter of John Bullock of new Scotland, New York, on 24 March/February 1804 and had the following children:

 

(a. Margaret Van Patten: Born 16 March 1805 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 18 April 1873.  About 1817 accompanied her parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married J. Robbin Pettit before 1825 and had the following children:

 

(1) John B. Pettit: Born 20 February 1825.   Died 15 June 1906.  Married (1st) Delaney Wasson (d. 25 Oct 1867) on 20 February 1849 and had the following children:

 

(a) James Robbin Pettit: Born 22 December 1848.  Died 3 July 1881.  Married Mariah Thorndike on 9 February 1876.

 

(b) Maggie Elizabeth Pettit: Born 20 December 1851.  Died 4 April 1854.

 

(c) Charles Henry Pettit: Born 14 June 1853.  Married Jennie Bickle on 25 December 1879 and had the following children:

 

[1. Frank E. Pettit: Born 9 October 1880.  Died 24 July 1882.

 

[2. James r. Pettit: Born 27 February 1883.  Married Mayme Isabell Sawman on 15 February 1908.

 

[3. Henry C. Pettit: Born 25 June 1885.

 

[4. Roy Pettit: Born 9 September 1888.  Died December 1889.

 

[5. Anna Pettit: Born 15 February 1892.

 

[6. John Pettit: Born 10 May 1895.

 

[7. Carrie Pettit: Born 15 October 1898.

 

(d) John Wesley Pettit: Born 15 April 1856.  Married Rose Lawless (b. 29 Jan 1862) and had the following children:

 

[1. Delia R. Pettit: Born 14 December 1880.  Married Arnold Custer on 30 August 1905 and had the following child:

 

[a. Daughter: Born 20 June 1908.

 

[2. Walter V. Pettit: Born 6 August 1883.

 

[3. Ralph E. Pettit: Born 20 September 1889.  Died 11 March 1890.

 

[4. Child: Born 1890.

 

[5. Marian E. Pettit: Born 30 September 1894.

 

[6. Paul L. Pettit: Born 11 August 1900.

 

[7. Ida J. Pettit: Born 30 December 1905.

 

(e) William Judson Pettit: Born 20 April 1858.  Married Elizabeth Lawless on 4 February 1891 and had the following children:

 

[1. Theresa A. Pettit: Born 7 November 1891.

 

[2. William J. Pettit: Born 26 April 1893.

 

[3. Gertrude W. Pettit: Born 10 December 1895.

 

[4. Grace Maria Pettit: Born 21 November 1899.

 

[5. Margaret C. Pettit: Born 16 June 1904.

 

(f) Frank Hamilton Pettit: Born 20 April 1860.

 

(g) Sylvester Pettit: Born 15 March 1862.  Married Ida I. Widener on 25 October 1891 and had the following children:

 

[1. Rettie B. Pettit: Born 23 December 1892.  Died 23 October 1898.

 

[2. Gertrude M. Pettit: Born 5 February 1894.

 

[3. Luther C. Pettit: Born 26 March 1897.

 

[4. Sylvester Pettit: Born 30 December 1900.

 

[5. Lillie S. Pettit: Born 26 July 1903.

 

[6. George L. Pettit: Born 29 April 1905.

 

[7. Lawrence F. Pettit: Born 26 January 1908.

 

(h) Ernest Leslie Pettit: Born 21 November 1865.  Married Lucy Chesley on 23 January 1896 and had the following children:

 

[1. Anna L. Pettit: Born 13 January 1897.

 

[2. Dorothy G. Pettit: Born 11 August 1899.

 

[3. Gertrude Pettit: Twin.  Born 7 August 1901.

 

[4. Frank Leslie Pettit: Twin.  Born 7 August 1901.

 

[5. Earnest Pettit: Born 20 August 1905.

 

[6. Margaret D. Pettit: Born 21 March 1907.

 

Following Delaney's death, John B. Pettit married (2nd) Caroline T. Otman on 1 October 1868 and had the following children:

 

(i) Cora May Pettit: Born 27 July 1871.  Married Guss D. Reeh on 2 April 1890 and had the following children:

 

[1. John M. Reeh: Born 10 January 1891.

 

[2. Bessie W. Reeh: Born 24 February 1893.

 

[3. James D. Reeh: Born 14 February 1895.

 

[4. Earl Reeh: Born 25 May 1897.

 

[5. May G. Reeh: Born 19 March 1900.

 

[6. Byron L. Reeh: Born 23 January 1903.

 

[7. Anna C. Reeh: Born 19 July 1907.

 

(j) Gertrude M. Pettit: Born September 1875.  Married Asa Johnson on 24 October 1897 and had the following children:

 

[1. Clarence Dewey Johnson: Born 7 August 1898.

 

[2. Wilber E. Johnson: Born 5 December 1900.

 

[3. Harold T. Johnson: Born 6 December 1902.

 

[4. Asa L. Johnson: Born 16 November 1906.

 

(k) Albert R. Pettit: Born 18 May 1878.  Married Minnie Gunther on 27 February 1901 and had the following children:

 

[1. Albert E. Pettit: Born 24 February 1902.

 

[2. Freda M. Pettit: Born 16 July 1904.

 

[3. Alice R. Pettit: Born 16 January 1906.

 

[4. Ralph B. Pettit: Born 12 May 1908.

 

(l) Anna B. Pettit: Born 31 March 1880.  Married Earl C. Beardsley on 18 July 1901 and had the following children:

 

[1. Hazel T. Beardsley: Born 30 June 1902.

 

[2. Asa B. Beardsley: Born 3 August 1905.

 

(m) Marvin G. Pettit: Born 21 June 1883.  Married Emma G. Albro on 27 February 1904 and had the following children:

 

[1. Emma Pettit: Born 9 April 1905.

 

[2. Mabel C. Pettit: Born 15 November 1906.

 

(2) Lydia Harriet Pettit: Born 11 October 1829.  Died 20 April 1871.  Married Norman Green (b. May 1805, d. 19 Mar 1898) on 8 June 1865 and had the following son:

 

(a) Walter Vernon Green: Born 4 November 1867.  Married Alma M. Lyford on 14 September 1898 and had the following children:

 

[1. Esther B. Green: Born 15 September 1899.

 

[2. Lyford Norman Green: Born 9 January 1904.

 

(3) Peter Pettit: Born 12 July 1828.  Died 3 June 1852.  Married Mary Bailey in 1857 and had the following children:

 

(a) Edgar A. Pettit: Born 13 February 1852.  Died 6 November 1896.  Married Mary Carney in 1874 and had the following children:

 

[1. Charles Pettit.

 

[2. Pearl Pettit.

 

[3. Fred Pettit.

 

[4. George Pettit.

 

[5. Kate Pettit.

 

[6. Minnie Pettit.

 

[7. Mary Pettit.

 

(b) Margaret Pettit: Born 8 July 1857.  Married J. D. Smith on 5 February 1874 and had the following children:

 

[1. Roy E. Smith: Born 22 April 1876.

 

[2. Blanch M. Smith: Born 1 March 1881.

 

[3. Anna B. Smith: Born 31 October 1885.

 

[4. Ethel G. Smith: Born 28 April 1892.

 

[5. Melvina A. Smith: Born 11 November 1899.

 

(c) Fred Pettit: Born 8 January 1861.  Married Hattie L. Alvord on 15 February 1888 and had the following children:

 

[1. Fred E. Petitt: Born 23 November 1888.

 

[2. Mildred E. Petitt: Born 6 April 1890.

 

(d) George A. Pettit: Born 7 December 1863.  Died 16 September 1878.

 

(4) Dorastus Pettit: Born 2 April 1831.  Married Sarah Churchill on 30 September 1854 and had the following children:

 

(a) Charles H. Pettit: Born 14 July 1855.

 

(b) Julius A. Pettit: Born 13 March 1857.  Died 22 April 1861.

 

(c) John B. Pettit: Born 15 September 1860.

 

(d) Dorastus Pettit, Jr.: Born 12 February 1863.

 

(e) Alfred L. Pettit: Born 30 August 1865.

 

(f) Margaret A. Pettit: Born 10 January 1868.

 

(g) Jonathan R. Pettit: Born 16 April 1871.

 

(h) Mary Ellen Pettit: Born 5 August 1872.  Died 5 July 1874.

 

(5) Mary Pettit: Born 27 March 1833 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Employed as a school teacher before marriage.  Married Nelson Hitchcock, son of Lyman and Elizabeth (Lyon) Hitchcock, on 17 October 1866 at Elmwood, Illinois and initially resided in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Subsequently moved to Normal, Illinois.  Mary and Nelson had the following children:

 

(a) Elizabeth Hitchcock: Born 6 November 1871.  Graduated from Illinois State Normal School.  Subsequently employed as a school teacher.

 

(b) Mary Ella Hitchcock: Born 11 March 1873.

 

(6) Ellen Pettit: Born 30 August 1835 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 5 January 1909.  Married Joel Bishop Gillette (d. Dec 1909), son of Gardiner and Phoebe (Bishop) Gillette, in January 1871 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois and resided there.  No children.

 

(7) Sarah Pettit: Born 17 April 1838.

 

(8) Jane Elizabeth Pettit: Born 7 May 1840 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 30 September 1911.  Married Isaac Blake (d. 20 Feb 1905) of Neponset, Illinois, son of Ira and Abigail (Bailey) Blake of Peacham, Vermont, on 1 September 1870 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois and resided at Neponset.  Jane and Isaac had the following children:

 

(a) Matthew Isaac Blake: Born 29 December 1871.  Married Sarah E. Dillon in 1909 and had the following son:

 

[1. Ellis Dillon Blake.

 

(b) Harry Blake: Born May 1874.  Died as an infant.

 

(c) Anna Maud Blake: Born 5 December 1875.  Graduated from Illinois State Normal School.  Studied at Chicago University, Chicago, Illinois.

 

(d) Wilber Glen Blake: Born 18 October 1881.  Married Blanch E. Barry in 1902 and had the following children:

 

[1. Charles Dean Blake.

 

[2. Kenneth Wilber Blake.

 

(9) Margaret S. Pettit: Born 29 August 1842.  Died 22 February 1881.

 

(10) Catharine Ann Pettit: Born 29 May 1845.

 

(11) Esther A. Pettit: Born 4 December 1847.  Married James Brownell (b. Sterling Twp, Cayuga Co., NY), son of A. Brisber and Hope (?) Brownell, on 24 December 1868.  James was employed as a farmer.  Esther and James had the following children:

 

(a) Alice E. Brownell: Born 18 April 1870.  Died 15 February 1902.  Married William Watson in 1890 and had the following children:

 

[1. Floyd B. Watson.

 

[2. Mildred Watson.

 

(b) Willis P. Brownell: Born 22 April 1872.  Married Sarah Andrews on 3 April 1899.

 

(c) Harriet M. Brownell: Born 5 March 1874.  Married William Watson in 1905.

 

(d) Charles Alfred Brownell: Born 7 March 1876.

 

(e) Helen Hope Brownell: Born 7 August 1880.  Married Irving Shell on 22 October 1892 and had the following children:

 

[1. Gibson Shell.

 

[2. Esther Shell.

 

[3. Stanley Shell.

 

[4. Marian Shell.

 

(f) Albert E. Brownell: Born 6 March 1883.  Married Florence Fackley on 12 August 1906 and had the following son:

 

[1. Roy Albert Brownell.

 

(g) Ralph W. Brownell: Born 29 August 1885.  Married Sarah Orbacher in 1906.

 

(h) Lulu Maud Brownell: Born 3 April 1888.

 

(i) Clifford Brownell: Born 22 November 1893.

 

(b. John B. Van Patten: Born 3 September/October 1806 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 4 September 1819; interred in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Moved with his parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(c. Nicholas Van Patten: Born 28 October 1808 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 6 November 1808.

 

(d. Nicholas Veeder Van Patten: Born 16 September 1809 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 15 April 1850.  Moved with his parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Ann Acker (b. Jan 1812, d. Dec 1893) in August 1831 and had the following children:

 

(1) Ellen Susanna Van Patten: Born 15 June 1835.  Died 1857.  Married M. R. Bowen in 1857.

 

(2) Peter Deloss Van Patten: Born 23 December 1836.  Died 6 February 1905 in a hospital for the insane at Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska; was thrown from a horse drawn wagon and hit his head, causing brain damage.  Married Martha Weaklan on 6 November 1871 and had the following children:

 

(a) Grace N. Van Patten: Born 28 August 1872.  Married Marion Page on 19 March 1890 and resided in Oregon.  Marion was employed as a mail carrier at Myrtle Creek, Douglas County, Oregon.  Grace and Marion had the following children:

 

[1. Kenneth Page: Born 30 June 1903.

 

[2. Erma Page: Born 7 January 1907.

 

(b) DeRoy D. Van Patten: Born 14 April 1874.  Moved to California.  Employed as a hard wood floor contractor.  Married (1st) Florence Knapp (d. after move to CA) on 26 February 1901 and had at least the following children:

 

[1. Tracy Van Petten: Born 7 December 1901.

 

[2. Nola Van Petten: Born 14 November 1902.

 

[3. Watie Vam Petten: Born 4 January 1905.

 

DeRoy D. Van Patten married (2nd) (?).

 

(3) Elsie Maria Van Patten: Born 26 December 1837 in Oswego County, New York.  Married Amos William Farnham, son of David Colvin and Juliet (Mason) Farnham, on 29 March 1870.  William was employed as a professor.  No children.

 

(4) Frances Naomi Van Patten: Born 14 August 1841.  Died 15 February 1872.  Married Kenyon Terry in 1867 and had the following children:

 

(a) Eloise Terry: Born 11 May 1868.

 

(b) Edna M. Terry: Born 13 November 1869.  Died 4 March 1874.

 

(c) Kenyon Terry, Jr.: Born 28 January 1872.  Died 13 September 1872.

 

(5) Huldah Emeline Van Petten: Born 31 July 1843.  Married Robert B. McCully on 1 December 1867 and had the following children:

 

(a) Grace E. McCully: Born 26 March 1869.  Died 9 September 1875.

 

(b) Edna T. McCully: Born 21 June 1874.  Married William E. Schenck on 25 May 1897 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Marcia F. Schenck: Born 10 January 1901.

 

(c) Robert R. McCully: Born 22 September 1877.  Married Grace E. Diefenthaler on 15 October 1901 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Janice Emeline McCully: Born 5 April 1906.

 

(d) Amos W. McCully: Born 15 December 1878.  Married Keziah Cooper on 15 December 1904.

 

(e. Susannah Van Patten: Born 27 October 1811 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died young.

 

(f. Joseph B. Van Patten: Born 26 June 1812 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Moved with his parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Joseph Kingsbury Van Petten: Born 12 December 1850.  At age 17 moved to Illinois for 1.5 years, then further west to Kansas.  In the fall of 1900 moved to Canada.  Married Harriet Ann Stewart, daughter of William Tell and Jane (McDowell) Stewart, at Highland, Doniphan County, Kansas and had the following children:

 

(a) Robert B. Van Petten: Born 27 November 1875 in Washington County, Kansas.

 

(b) Mary Mabel Van Petten: Born 23 August 1878 in Washington County, Kansas.

 

(c) Jane McDowell Van Petten: Born 15 July 1880 in Washington County, Kansas.

 

(d) William Stewart Van Petten: Born 10 August 1882 in Brown County, Kansas.

 

(e) Joseph Edwin Van Petten: Born 30 November 1884 in Nemaha County, Kansas.

 

(f) Harriet Maria Van Petten: Born 9 January 1888 in Decatur County, Kansas.

 

(g) Emery James Van Petten: Born 1 January 1890 in Dacatur County, Kansas.

 

(h) John Thomas Van Petten: Born 10 November 1892 in Washington County, Kansas.

 

(i) Adelbert Kingsbury Van Petten: Born 12 December 1895 in Washington County, Kansas.

 

(2) Emily H. Van Petten: Born 9 April 1853.  Married S. A. Stewart on 21 February 1873 and had the following children:

 

(a) Finley Stewart: Born 27 May 1875.

 

(b) Myrtle Stewart: Born 26 December 1878.

 

(c) Maud Stewart: Born 6 January 1881.

 

(d) William B. Stewart: Born 21 September 1889.

 

(e) George A. Stewart: Born 6 February 1892.

 

(f) Bernice Stewart: Born 11 November 1893.  Died 9 February 1900.

 

(3) John T. Van Petten: Born 26 August 1855.  Employed as a farmer in Washington County, Kansas.  Married Sarah Krebs on 3 January 1888 and had the following children:

 

(a) Charles Irvin Van Petten: Born 19 March 1889.

 

(b) Archie Dennis Van Petten: Born 19 August 1890.

 

(c) Harry Otis Van Petten: Born 22 July 1894.

 

(g. Jacob P. Van Patten: Twin.  Born 15 October 1815 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 9 April 1831 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York from injuries received when a tree fell on him; interred Sterling Cemetery.  Moved with his parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(h. Ellen Eliza Van Patten: Twin.  Born 15 October 1815 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Moved with his parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married and had several children.

 

(i. Peter Veeder Van Patten: Born 6 May 1818 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 27 July 1897 at Peabody, Kansas; interred Illinois with family members.  Soon after birth, moved with his parents to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Employed as an architect and carpenter and was also a farmer.  Resided at initially at Lawn Ridge and Steuben, Illinois.  After his children were grown, Peter moved to Peabody, Kansas.  Married (1st) Naomi Cuddleback/Cuddeback (b. 13 Aug 1815, d. 9 Mar 1847; interred Sterling Twp) on 5 September 1838 and had the following son:

 

(1) Matthew Van Patten: Born August 1846.

 

Following Naomi's death, Peter married (2nd) Martha Rosetta Van Auken (b. 8 Jan 1825, d. 16 Feb 1877) on 6 May 1848 and had the following children:

 

(2) Solomon L. Van Patten: Born 13 January 1850.  Resided at Chilicothe, Illinois until 1886.  Moved to Peabody, Kansas, and later to Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  Married (1st) Annie Will (b. 29 May 1856 at Lawn Ridge, IL, d. Peabody, KS); no children.  Married (2nd) Josephine Miller of Peabody, Kansas on 29 July 1889; no children.  Married (3rd) Margaret Jones on 8 September 1897 and had the following children:

 

(a) Martha Van Petten: Born 14 September 1898.

 

(b) Frank Robert Van Petten: Born 23 December 1889.

 

(c) Seward Ludwell Van Petten: Born 6 August 1901.

 

(d) Margaret Juliet Van Petten: Born 27 January 1904 at Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.

 

(3) Naomi Rosette Van Patten: Born 12 August 1851.  Died 3 January 1869.

 

(4) William Veeder Van Patten: Born 4 September 1853.

 

(5) Mary Eleanor Van Patten: Born 26 September 1855.  Died 21 June 1887.  Married S. C. Henry (b. 2 Sep 1851) on 19 February 1879 and had the following children before Mary died:

 

(a) John Earl Henry: Born 10 May 1882.

 

(b) Chella Van Henry: Born 29 July 1885.  Died 17 May 1886.

 

(6) Robert Judson Van Patten: Born 28 September 1857.  Died 7 August 1906 at Anderson, Indiana.  Employed as a druggist at Pawnee City, Nebraska.  Due to poor health moved 1st to Colorado Springs, Colorado, then to Las Vegas, New Mexico, and finally to reside with his brother, Solomon at Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  Married Harriett Cornell, daughter of Stephen Cornell, at Lawn Ridge, Illinois and had the following children:

 

(a) Ruby Van Patten: Born 23 January 1889.  Died 14 November 1891.

 

(b) Garnet Van Patten: Born 27 February 1891.  Married C. W. Ward in 1909 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Harriet Louise Ward: Born 1911.

 

(7) Henry Seward Van Patten: Born 9 November 1859.  Graduated 1884 from the State University of Illinois, earning a BS degree.  Employed initially as a druggist, then in the insurance business.  Resided at Colorado Springs, Colorado; Evanston, Illinois; Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico.  Married Violet May Harris, daughter of Charles and Katherine (?) Harris, at Evanston, Illinois and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Chella Harris Van Patten: Born 1896.

 

(8) Floyd Eugene Van Patten: Born 30 September 1865.  Died 30 August 1904.  Married Maggie E. Duncan (b. 8 Aug 1865, d. 30 Aug 1904) on 25 June 1884 and had the following children:

 

(a) Mabel Martha Van Patten: Born 18 February 1985.  Married Clyde Doran on 22 September 1906 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Margaret E. Doran: Born 23 May 1907.

 

(b) William Veeder Van Patten: Born 22 January 1886.

 

(c) Earl Seward Van Patten: Born 20 June 1894.

 

(9) Ruby Mariah Van Patten: Born 5 September 1867 in Steubenville Township, Marshall County, Illinois.  Attended public schools and the Normal School at Dixon, Illinois.  Subsequently employed as a school teacher.  Married William C. Ashwill, son of John E. and Martha (Mills) Ashwill, on 14 December 1887 at Peabody, Kansas and resided at Stratton, Nebraska; Denver, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah.  Ruby and William had the following son:

 

(a) William Seward Ashwill: Born 9 March 1891 at Denver, Colorado.  Employed as an electrician for the Utah Power and Light Company at Logan, Utah.

 

Peter Veeder Van Patten married (3rd) Mary Pettit (d. 23 Sep 1911) on 15 August 1879.

 

(j. Dr. Matthew Bullock Van Patten: Born 10 April 1820 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 6 January 1871; interred Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois; hit by a train while crossing the tracks with a team of horses and a wagon.  Employed as a physician at Trivoli.  Married, as her 1st husband, Ruby Maria Emery (b. 21 Nov 1829 at Oxford, Grafton Co., NH, d. 1 Oct 1902 at Neponset, IL; interred Trivoli beside Matthew), daughter of Reverend Samuel and Betsy (Young) Emery, on 6 April 1847 at Trivoli.  In 1831 Ruby moved with her parents and siblings from Oxford, New Hampshire to southern Ohio, and in 1836 from there to Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Matthew and Ruby had the following children:

 

(1) Elizabeth Young Van Patten: Born 9 February 1848 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Attended Clark Seminary at Aurora, Illinois.  Veteran of the American Civil War.  Married George Robinson, son of George (native of NY) and Maria (Gaylord) Robinson (native of CT) - who moved to Peoria County, Illinois in 1836, on 30 December 1868.  George, Jr. was initially employed as a farmer in Trivoli  Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Later they moved to Iantha, Barton County, Missouri; Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri; and then Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.  Elizabeth and George had the following children:

 

(a) Ruby Maria Robinson: Born 3 June 1871.

 

(b) Fannie Adella Robinson: Born 12 September 1874.  Died 24 September 18?6 at Iantha, Barton County, Missouri.

 

(c) George Earnest Robinson: Born 11 February 1876.  Married Clara Wells of Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas on 29 November 1899.  George and Clara had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Eunice Robinson: Born 25 November 1900.  Died 14 April 1907.

 

[2. George Gaylord Robinson: Born 25 April 1903 at Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.

 

[3. Doris Elizabeth Robinson: Born 3 November 1903 at Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri.

 

(d) Lizzie Edna Robinson: Born 1 May 1880.

 

(e) Edwin Clare Robinson: Born 30 March 1882.  Married Annie Winsor on 15 February 1905.

 

(2) Samuel Emery Van Patten: Born 2 December 1849.  Died 7 November 1877 after months of failing health.  Graduated June 1876 from the Academy at Evanston, Illinois.  Married Emma Caroline Waughop (b. 31 May 1854 in Washington Co., IL), daughter of Richard (d. 1875) and Mary Ann (?) Waughop (d. 1877/78), on 30 June 1877 at the Waughop residence in La Prairie Center, Marshall County, Illinois.  Emma graduated July 1876 from Mount Union College, Ohio.  After Samuel's death, Emma became a missionary in Japan.

 

(3) John B. Van Patten: Born 6 August 1852.  After marriage resided in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Then moved to Burlingame, Kansas.  Married (1st) Nancy Buchanan (d. Burlingame, KS); no children.  Married (2nd) Lizzie Joliff (d. from complications of child birth - son, Kenneth).  John and Lizzie had the following children:

 

(a) Matthew Van Patten: Born 7 November 1892 at Burlingame, Kansas.

 

(b) Ruby A. Van Patten: Born 16 January 1894 at Burlingame, Kansas.

 

(c) Muriel Van Patten: Born 24 March 1896 at Burlingame, Kansas.

 

(d) John B. Van Patten, Jr.: Born 10 September 1898 at Burlingame, Kansas.

 

(e) Kenneth Van Patten: Born 23 April 1903 at Burlingame, Kansas.  Subsequently resided at Farmington, Washington.  Because his mother died when he was born, Kenneth was raised by his aunt and uncle, Henry and Abiah (Van Patten) Burnham (Para. (8), below) at Brookline, Massachusetts.

 

(4) Matthew Bullock Van Patten, Jr.: Born 4 May 1854 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Employed as a farmer.  Moved to Trivoli while his children were young.  Subsequently moved to Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.  In 1908 changed professions to finance.  Married (1st) Jennie Buchanan (d. 12 Jul 1914 at Topeka, KS), daughter of David Wilson and Margaret (Henry) Buchanan of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, on 18 August 1875 and had the following children:

 

(a) Alfred Emery Van Patten: Born 13 July 1878 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  In 1880 moved with his parents to Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.  At age 14 lost sight in his right eye from complications of a nerve disease.  Became President of Pioneer State Bank.  Subsequently employed in the farm mortgage business.  Married Alice Winnifred Snoddy of Burlingame on 25 October 1904 and had the following children:

 

[1. Alice Mary Van Patten: Born 28 March 1909.

 

[2. Alfred Emery Van Patten, Jr.: Born 27 February 1912.

 

(b) Mary Eva Van Patten: Born 18 August 1881 at Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.  Graduated from Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas with an AB degree.  Married Harold Snoddy, son of Captain Lewellyn C. and Mary Alice (Sears) Snoddy of Burlingame, on 28 November 1911 at Topeka, Kansas.  Harold was a veteran of the American Civil War; Company H. of the 11th Kansas Regiment.  Subsequently he practiced law at Topeka and Burlingame.  Mary and Harold had the following children:

 

[1. Harold Van Patten Snoddy: Born 3 December 1913.

 

[2. Mary Jane Snoddy: Born 5 November 1916.

 

[3. Evelyn Alice Snoddy: Born 5 March 1923.

 

Matthew Bullock Van Patten, Jr. married (2nd) Elizabeth Young Wead (b. 7 Jan 1855, d. 18 Feb 1919), daughter of Judge H. M. and Elizabeth (Young) Wead, on 3 February 1917.  Elizabeth had an interest in her family's history.  She co-authored: "Genealogical Record of the Van Putte, Petten, Patten Family 1641-1913," a manuscript copyrighted in 1915 by A. E. Van Patten and used to compile a significant portion of this annex.

 

(5) Mary Josephine Van Patten: Born 27 June 1856.  Married Benjamin Franklin Traxler, son of Philoh and Prudence (Berdine) Traxler, on 1 November 1877 at Peoria, Illinois and initially resided at Aledo and Peoria, Illinois.  Then they moved to Leavenworth, Kansas, followed by Evanston, Illinois.  Mary and Benjamin had the following children:

 

(a) Frank Emery Traxler: Born 20 August 1878.  Died 3 May 1879.

 

(b) Bina Mae Traxler: Born 26 February 1882.  Graduated with honors from Northwestern University, Illinois.  Subsequently employed as a school teacher.

 

(c) Samantha Inez Traxler: Born 28 April 1888.  Graduated from Northwestern University, Illinois.  Subsequently taught school at N. W. Academy.

 

(d) Dean Lake Traxler: Born 6 November 1893.  Graduated 1911 with honors from N. W. Academy and 1915 from Northwestern University, Illinois.

 

(6) Ruby Maria Van Patten: Born 6 September 1859 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Married (1st) James Henry (d. shortly after m.) on 3 May 1881.  Married (2nd) Charles Sutphen on 7 November 1887 and initially resided at Elmwood, Illinois.  Subsequently moved to Kansas.  Ruby and Charles had the following son:

 

(a) Scott Sutphen: Born 18 November 1888 at Elmwood, Illinois.

 

(7) Edwin Malaney Van Patten: Born 17 February 1863.  Graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington, Illinois, earning a BS and MS degrees.  Employed as a school teacher at Joliet High School, Joliet, Illinois, eventually becoming Principal.  Moved to Bloomington, Illinois in 1892, where he was Superintendent of City Schools.  Later employed in the insurance and real estate industries.  Married (1st) Stellula "Lula" Deborah Young (d. 8 May 1892 from complications of puerperal fever during child birth), daughter of Reverend W. D. H. and Sarah E. (Moffitt) Young, on 31 August 1887 at Watseka, Illinois.  Lula was classmate and roommate at Illinois Wesleyan University, and best friend of Edwin's sister, Bina.  Edwin and Stellula had the following children:

 

(a) Stellula A. Van Patten: Born 20 June 1888 at Joliet, Illinois.  Graduated from Bloomington High School, Bloomington, Illinois.  Married Horace F. Henderson of McLean County, Illinois on 31 December 1908.  Horace was employed as a farmer.  Stellula and Horace had the following children:

 

[1. Elizabeth Wilhelmina Henderson: Born 5 March 1910.

 

[2. Edwin Horace Henderson: Born 22 July 1912.

 

(b) Donald Robinson Van Patten: Born 7 August 1890 at Joliet, Illinois.  Graduated from Bloomington High School, Bloomington, Illinois and the Illinois State Normal School.  Employed as Principal of the school at Cissna Park, Illinois.  Married Leora Jones on 21 August 1912.

 

(c) Wilhelmina Yale Van Patten: Born 22 April 1892 at Joliet, Illinois.

 

Edwin Malaney Van Patten married (2nd) Anna Fitzhenry (b. McLean Co., IL), daughter of Hiram and Elizabeth (Johnson) Fitzhenry, on 15 August 1893.  Before marriage Anna was employed as a school teacher in the Bloomington city school system.  Edwin and Anna had the following children:

 

(d) Harold Edwin Van Patten: Born 19 September 1894 at Bloomington, Illinois.

 

(e) Franklin Traxler Van Patten: Born 7 October 1897.  Married 1926.

 

(f) Dorothy Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 31 March 1899.

 

(g) Louis Burnham Van Patten: Born 13 February 1904.

 

(8) Abiah/Abia "Bina" Page Van Patten: Born 11 November 1865 in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois.  Christened Abiah, the maiden name of her grandmother Emery's mother.  Graduated 1887 from Illinois Wesleyan University, earning BA and MS degrees.  Married Henry Clark Burnham, son of Thomas Bishop and Mary E. (Clark) Burnham, on 16 October 1895 and resided initially at Denver, Colorado.  Subsequently resided at Brookline, Massachusetts.  Abiah and Henry had the following daughter:

 

(a) Josephine Burnham: Born 5 November 1899 at Denver, Colorado.

 

Henry and Abiah (Van Patten) Burnham also raised the following nephew:

 

(b) Kenneth Van Patten: Born 23 April 1903 at Farmington, Washington.  Son of Abiah's brother, John B. Van Patten (Para. (3), above).  

 

Ruby (Young) Van Patten married (2nd) William Stevenson of Neponset, Illinois in 1882.

 

(k. Thomas William Beebe Van Patten: Born 20 November 1822 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 18 August 1862, age 39.  Married Elizabeth Collins (b. 1821 in KY, d. 25 Feb 1909) on 10 April 1848 and had the following children:

 

(1) William Elijah Van Patten: Born 24 January 1848.  Resided in Missouri, Colorado, and finally at Landers, Fremont County, Wyoming.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Margarette L. Stetzler (b. 7 Mar 1850) on 19 January 1871 and initially moved to Missouri.  Subsequently moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, then Lander, Wyoming.  William and Margarette had the following children:

 

(a) Henry E. Van Patten: Born 23 August 1873.  Died 23 June 1874.

 

(b) William Edwin Van Patten: Born 8 November 1874.  Died 19 August 1875.

 

(c) Lulu Maud Van Patten: Born 1 January 1882.  Attended public schools at Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming.  Married (1st) Charles Pease (d. ; robbed and murdered) of Lander on 1 January 1900.  Following Charles' death, Lulu married (2nd) (?).

 

(d) Charles Veeder Van Patten: Born 18 January 1884 at Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming.  Employed raising horses.  Married Luella Doane on 6 March 1907 and had the following children:

 

[1. Anna Margaretta Van Patten: Born 15 October 1908.  Married Forrest Dewey Sprout on 28 June 1931 and had 6 children.

 

[2. Child.

 

[3. Child.

 

(e) Guy Van Patten: Born 23 February 1888.  Died 1 March 1888.

 

(2) Nicholas Veeder Van Patten: Born 25 June 1850.  Moved to Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, where he was employed in the lumber industry.  Initially employed as a farmer.  Married Clara E. Couch (b. 8 May 1851), daughter of Plummer and Clarissa (Brooks) Couch, on 8 June 1873 and shortly after moved to Kansas, settling at Kingman.  Then moved to Pond Creek, Oklahoma.  Moved last to Pendleton, Oregon, where he was employed in the lumber business.  Nicholas and Clara had the following children:

 

(a) Edward C. Van Patten: Born 14 September 1874.  Graduated from Kingman High School, Kingman, Kansas.  Employed in the lumber business.  Married Bertha Brander on 3 June 1896.  Edward and Bertha had the following children:

 

[1. Paul V. Van Patten: Born 9 July 1899.

 

[2. Frank Van Patten: Born 16 June 1904.

 

(b) Grace M. Van Patten: Born 22 June 1878.  Graduated from Kingman High School, Kingman, Kansas.  Employed as bookkeeper for a bank and her father's lumber business.

 

(3) Spencer C. Van Patten: Born 10 February 1852.  While young got sun stroke, which precipitate poor health.  Employed in the real estate business at Kankakee, Illinois.  Spent his winters in California.  Married Margaret F. Ellis (b. 2 Oct 1857) on 13 September 1877 and had the following children:

 

(a) Harry Van Patten: Born 8 July 1879 in Illinois.  Graduated from Chenoa High School, Chenoa, McLean County, Illinois and Northwestern University at Evanston, Illinois.  Resided at Boston, Massachusetts; Peoria, Illinois; Chenoa, Illinois; Kankakee, Illinois, and Evanston, Illinois.  Employed last as Secretary-Treasurer of W. E. Wroe and Company of Chicago, Illinois.  Married Ruth Reed, daughter of J. W. Reed of Ida Grove, Iowa, on 2 October 1907 and had the following children:

 

[1. Reed Van Patten: Born 19 July 1911 at Evanston, Illinois.

 

[2. Winifred Margaret Van Patten: Born 31 May 1914 at Evanston, Illinois.

 

(b) Elmo Dwight Van Patten: Born 3 November 1893.

 

(4) Lydia Margaret Van Patten: Born 4 June 1853.  Attended the State Normal School at Peoria, Illinois.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Dwight Crum (b. 3 Jan 1852), brother of Edwin Crum (Para. (7), below, on 13 October 1877 and initially resided at Potosi, Illinois.  In 1887 moved to Compton, California, settling on an alfalfa ranch.  Lydia and Dwight had the following 4 children:

 

(a) Jennie Mabel Crum: Born 28 June 1879.  Married Paul T. Williams, son of Judge Williams, on 6 July 1907.

 

(b) Lulu S. Crum: Born 29 July 1880.  Graduated from Compton High School, Compton, California.  Also graduate from the Business College of Los Angeles, California.

 

(c) Margaret Crum: Born 8 October 1886.  Graduated from Compton High School, Compton, California.  Also graduated from the University of California, Berkley, California.  Married Thomas Tolbert at Huntington Beach, California and had the following son:

 

[1. Thomas Van Tolbert: Born about 1913.

 

(d) Dwight Van Crum: Born 16 June 1888.  Graduated from Compton High School, Compton, California.  Employed as a farmer on the family alfalfa farm.

 

(5) John Bullock Van Patten: Born 1 January 1855.  Died about 1911 at Michigan City, Indiana.  Employed initially as a farmer, then was a store keeper - general merchandise at Cropsey, Illinois and groceries at Urbana, Illinois.  Subsequently moved to Urbana, Illinois, and finally, to Michigan City, Indiana.  Married Clara Ann Freshcom, daughter of George W. and Catherine (Gehman) Frescom, on 14 September 1880 in McLean County, Illinois and had the following children:

 

(a) Mary Floy Van Patten: Born 10 September 1881.  Died 21 September 1895.

 

(b) Elinor Myrtle Van Patten: Born 1 April 1884.  Married Wallace Edward French on 1 April 1910 at Laporte, Indiana.

 

(c) Emma Myrtle Van Patten: Born 15 March 1885.  Graduate from Kankakee High School, Kankakee, Illinois and from the Cumnock School of Oratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.  Married Wallace Edward French (b. Iowa) on 1 April 1910 at Laporte, Indiana.  Wallace was employed as Superintendant of School at New Sharon, Iowa.

 

(6) Henry Thomas Van Patten: Born 11 September 1856.  Before marriage spent several years in California.  Resided last at Colfax, McLean County, Illinois, where he owned a restaurant and ice cream parlor.  Married Orlinda J. Williams (b. 20 Sep 1861) on 14 October 1885 and had the following son:

 

(a) Thomas Gail Van Patten: Born 28 January 1890.

 

(7) Cecelia Sabra Van Patten "Sabra": Born 2 February 1859.  Before marriage was employed as a school teacher.  Married Edwin M. Crum (b. 24 Oct 1856, d. 2 May 1911), brother of Dwight Crum (Para. (4), above), on 7 February 1880 and resided at Cropsey, Illinois.  Cecelia and Edwin had the following children:

 

(a) Myra Elizabeth Crum: Born 9 December 1880.  Died suddenly 6 March 1900.  Graduated from the Preparatory Department of Wesleyan University and was employed as a school teacher for 2 years.

 

(b) David Edward Crum: Born 13 November 1882.  Attended school at Cropsey, Illinois and Compton, California.  In business at Manito, Illinois when his father died, so he moved to Cropsey, Illinois to continue his father's business.  Married Maud I. Hill on 24 May 1906 and had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Mildred Crum: Born 18 April 1907.

 

[2. David Edward Crum, Jr.: Born 12 November 1909.

 

(c) Maggie Crum: Born 31 October 1884.  Died 19 September 1885.

 

(d) Ethel Van Crum: Born 26 October 1886.  Graduated from Bloomington High School and Illinois Wesleyan University.  Before marriage was employed as Principal of Edinburg High School.  Married J. A. Jenkins, an attorney at Danville, Illinois, on 1 December 1910 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Lois Elizabeth Jenkins: Born September 1911.

 

(e) Ina Madge Crum: Born 5 April 1889.  Graduated with honors from Illinois Wesleyan University.  Subsequently employed as Principal of the State High School, Adrian, Minnesota.  Resigned to take the position of Latin teacher at Pipestone High School, Minnesota.

 

(f) Ivan Dwight Crum: Born 12 January 1894.

 

(g) Ira Walton Crum: Born 12 February 1899.

 

(8) Aurelia Van Patten: (female) Born 16 April 1861.  Apparently died young; not in 1870 US Census.

 

(9) Ellen Eliza Van Patten: Born 27 June 1862.  Died 10 May 1870; interred Fairview Cemetery, Cropsey Township, McLean County, Illinois.

 

(l. Robert Bullock Van Patten: Born 17 March 1825 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Earned BA and MA degrees at Middleton, Connecticut.  Subsequently employed as a school teacher.  Married (1st) Sarah Ann Nipper (b. 29 Jul 1826, d. 11 Nov 1868/69 at Peoria, IL), daughter of Reverend William Nipper of Somerset, England, on 25 January 1851 and had the following children:

 

(1) Sara Theresa Van Patten: Born 18 September 1852.  Died 11 September 1912.  Graduated 1868 from Peoria High School and afterwards from Peoria Normal School.  Taught there for 4 years.  Graduated 1877 from the State Normal School, Oswego, New York.  Before marriage was employed as a school teacher at Jamestown, New York.  Married Professor James E. Oliver (b. 29 Jul 1839, d. 27 Mar 1895) on 28 June 1888; no children.

 

(2) William Johnston Van Patten: Born 6 April 1854 at Elmira, New York.  Died 22 July 1937.  About 1861 moved with his parents to Peoria County, Illinois.  Was in the lumber business at Elmwood, Illinois before moving to Colton, California.  Married Margaret Ellen Buchanan, daughter of Alexander Y. and Martha (Irwin) Buchanan, on 20 August 1879 at Farmington, Illinois and had the following children:

 

(a) Albert Alexander Van Patten: Born 9 June 1883 at Farmington, Illinois.  Graduated June 1907 from Illinois State University with a BS degree majoring in civil engineering.  Married Jessye Douglas Gurney on 6 November 1907 at Guanica, Puerto Rico and had the following children:

 

[1. William Douglas Van Patten: Born 22 April 1910.

 

[2. Willa Margaret Van Patten: Born 2 September 1912.

 

[3. Albert Alexander Van Patten, Jr.: Born 4 September 1914.

 

(b) Robert Milton Van Patten: Born 30/31 October 1886 at Farmington, Illinois.  Graduated June 1908 from Illinois State University with a BS degree majoring in civil engineering.  Married Inez Turrell on 25 April 1904 at Champaign, Illinois.

 

(c) Oliver M. Van Patten: Born 24 August 1891.

 

(3) John B. Van Patten: Born 29 April 1856.  Died 28 September 1856.

 

(4) Robert Marchman Van Patten: Born 23 November 1861.  Died 1934.  Married Eliza B. Fivecoat (d. 1943) on 16 June 1885 and had the following children:

 

(a) Flora May Van Patten: Born 18 March 1885.

 

(b) Elsie Ellen Van Patten: Born 15 May 1887.  Married Melvin Wood on 24 May 1911 and had the following children:

 

[1. Florabell Francis Wood: Born 4 November 1912.

 

[2. Thelma Eileen Wood: Born 27 February 1914.

 

(c) Nicholas B. Van Patten: Born 31 March 1889.  Married Anise Marie Cornell on 9 March 1911 and had the following children:

 

[1. Gladys Marie Van Patten: Born 2 March 1912.

 

[2. Dorotha Iryl Van Patten: Born 26 May 1913.

 

[3. Velma Arlene Van Patten: Born 13 October 1914.

 

(d) Ruby Matilda Van Patten: Born 1 April 1891.  Married William Earnest Nut on 23 December 1913 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Paulene Bernice Nut: Born 25 October 1914.

 

(e) William R. Van Patten: Born 21 March 1894.

 

(f) Roberta B. Van Patten: Born 12 January 1897.

 

(g) Arthur Veeder Van Patten: Born 18 July 1900.

 

(5) Howard Van Patten: Born 7 June 1866.  Died 3 September 1886.

 

(6) George Milton Van Patten: Born 14 February 1868.  Died 8 April 1981.  Married (1st) Annie Holden (d. 10 Jun 1922), daughter of Charles and Debora (Cramer) Holden, on 19 March 1891 in Clark County, Iowa and resided initially in Peoria County, Illinois.  Subsequently resided in Clark County, Iowa and in 1897 moved to Warren County, Iowa.  George and Annie had the following children:

 

(a) Nina L. Van Patten: Born 12 February 1892 in Clark County, Illinois.

 

(b) Ethel L. Van Patten: Born 24 May 1894 in Clark County, Illinois.

 

(c) Lloyd H. Van Patten: Born 19 February 1897 in Warren County, Iowa.

 

George Milton Van Patten married (2nd) Mrs. Elnora (?) Burgess.

 

Following Sarah's death, Robert Bullock Van Patten married (2nd) Matilda A. Schultz (b. 2 Feb 1843, d. 15 Mar 1886) of Navarre, Ohio on 4 July 1869 and had the following children:

 

(7) Minnie A. Van Patten: Born 17 August 1872.

 

(8) Ellen Eliza Van Patten: Born 24 August 1874.  Married Robert E. Pauley (b. 13 Dec 1874) on 2 August 1899 and resided in California.  Ellen and Robert had the following son:

 

(a) Edwin Pauley: Born 7 January 1903.

 

(9) Gertrude C. Van Patten: Born 24 May 1876.  Died 21 October 1909.

 

(10) Albert B. Van Patten: Born 25 September 1878.  Died about 1884.

 

(11) Margaret M. Van Patten: Born 18 September 1880.

 

(12) Eva May Van Patten: Born 29 November 1882.

 

Robert Bullock Van Patten married (3rd) Margaret L. Shippey on 30 October 1888.

 

(m. John Bullock Van Patten: Born 19 June 1827 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 31 October 1908; interred Sterling Cemetery, Sterling Township.  Graduated 1850 from Wesleyan University; ordained as a Methodist Minister in 1856.  In 1888 earned a PhD from Syracuse University.  Veteran of the US Civil War; rose through the ranks to command a regiment.  Employed as Principal of the Fairfield Seminary in New York State for a number of years.  Elected as New York State Senator in 1868.  Subsequently employed as Principal of the Seminary at Sedalis, Missouri, then Professor of Latin History at Claverack College, New York.  Married Mary B. Mason (d. 1933; interred Sterling Twp, NY), daughter of William C. Mason, on 10 August 1850; no children.

 

b. Petrus/Peter Nicholas Van Petten: Born Guilderland, New York.  Baptized 5 May 1751 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died at Normansville, Schenectady County, New York.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; 2nd Company, of Colon Stephen Schuyler's 5th Regiment of Albany County, New York Militia.  Married Annatje "Nancy" Ecker/Acker (b. 1757 at Schenectady) about 1784 and had the following children:

 

(1. Nicholaas Pieterse Van Patten: Born 22 February 1785 at Guilderland or Schenectady, New York.  Died 11 November 1851.  Married Sarah "Sally" Fredendall/Friedenall (b. 23 May 1788 at Guilderland Center, Albany Co., NY, d. 28 Feb 1873 at Wright, Ottawa County, MI), daughter of Frederick and Catherina (Schnerzinger) Fredendall, on 14 February 1809.  In 1816 moved with his wife and 3 children to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Nicholaas and Sarah and had the following children:

 

(a. Peter Nicholas Van Petten: Born 27 October 1809 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Moved with his parents and siblings to Cayuga County, New York.  Married Delano Acres about 1835 and had at least the following son:

 

(1) Frederick Van Patten: Born 26/22 September 1836 at Victory, Cayuga County, New York.  Employed as a machinist, first at Colt Armory in Hartford, Connecticut.  Then in 1861 at Remington Arms, Ilion, New York.  In 1864 became Superintendant at the E. D. Clapp Fifth Wheel Works at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, becoming a partner there in 1867.  Married (1st) Caroline Hass (d. 1871) of Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1857 and had the following children:

 

(a) Elizabeth Elinor Van Patten: Born 13 June 1858 at Bridgeport, Connecticut.  Graduated from the Howland School, Union Springs, New York.  Married James Clark Bowen on 22 September 1881 and resided at Auburn, New York.  No children.

 

(b) Mary Emma Van Patten: Born 25 October 1868.  Employed as a nurse.  Married George Holbrook Rhodes on 15 October 1913 and resided at Taunton, Massachusetts.

 

Frederick Van Patten married (2nd) Libbie Steel of Ilion, New York.

 

(b. Catharine "Cady"/"Katie" Van Patten: Born 14/16 October 1811 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 1890 in Tallmadge Township, Ottawa County, Michigan.  Moved with her parents and siblings to Cayuga County, New York.  Married James Phillips and had the following children:

 

(1) Sarah A. Phillips.

 

(2) Lavinia Phillips.

 

(3) Catherine Phillips.

 

(4) Nicholas Phillips.

 

(5) Cyrus Phillips.

 

(6) Jacob Phillips.

 

(7) James Phillips.

 

(c. Frederick Van Patten: Born 15/17 March 1815/16 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 23 March 1886 at Antioch, Lake County, Illinois.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Elizabeth Wells, daughter of Sanford and Nancy (Van Petten) Wells, on 9 February 1843 and had the following children:

 

(1) Sarah Van Patten: Born 3 February 1844 in Cayuga County, New York.  When young moved with her parents to Lake County, Illinois.  Married Henry A. Webb (b. 30 Jul 1838 at Phoenix, NY), son of George H. and Maria (March) Webb of Providence, Rhode Island, on 14 June 1860 and resided at Aurora, Illinois.  Henry Webb was an attorney specializing in insurance and pension work, and he was a veteran of the American Civil War.  No children.

 

(2) Emma Marie Van Patten: Born 24 February 1846 at South Hannibal, Oswego County, New York.  Married Almond Delos Webb, son of Thomas P. and Margaret (?) Webb, on 17 June 1866 and moved to Hickory, Lake County, Illinois.  Subsequently resided at Waukegan, Illinois.  Almond was employed as a farmer.  Emma and Almond had the following children:

 

(a) Thomas A. Webb: Born 6 October 1867.

 

(b) Lewis Webb: Born 10 November 1869.

 

(c) Nancy Webb: Born 31 May 1872.

 

(d) James Webb: Born 13 August 1874.

 

(e) Libbie Webb: Born 1 March 1876.

 

(f) Florence H. Webb: Born 15 April 1880.

 

(g) Birdella A. Webb: Born 24 August 1883.

 

(3) Nancy Jane Van Patten: Born 25 March 1847 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(4) Edmond Van Patten: Born 8 April 1849 in Illinois.

 

(5) Charlotte Van Patten: Born 25 December 1851 in Illinois.

 

(6) Frederick Van Patten: Born 15 October 1854 in Illinois.

 

(7) Mary L. Van Patten: Born 23 June 1857 in Illinois.

 

(8) Helen Van Patten : Born 28 March 1859 in Illinois.

 

(9) Sanford Van Patten: Born 14 February 1862 in Illinois.

 

(10) Harriett E. Van Patten: Born 1 November 1863.

 

(d. John Van Patten: Born 17 August 1818 (also seen: b. 1824) in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 17 September 1862 (also seen: d. 1899 in Sterling Twp) at Ira, Cayuga County, New York; interred Sterling Cemetery.

 

(e. Hannah Van Patten: Born 1821 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Dennis Combs and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Sarah Ett Combs.

 

(f. Jacob Van Patten: Born 2/15 September 1822/24 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 24 March 1896 at Waukegon, Illinois; interred Antioch Township, Lake County, Illinois.  Veteran of the US Civil War; 96th Illinois Infantry Regiment; enlisted 2 Aug 1862; discharged 2 Jul 1865.  Employed as a farmer.  Married (1st) (?) and moved to Illinois.  Jacob and (?) had the following children:

 

(1) Adelbert Van Patten: Born 30 June 1848 at Ira, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 15 August 1864; killed in action at the Battle of Deep Run, Virginia.  Veteran of the US Civil War; enlisted at age 16 in the 39th Illinois Infantry Regiment.

 

Jacob married (2nd) Mary A. Smith (b. 10 May 1837 at Cuba, Alleghany Co., NY, d. 6 Mar 1920 at Antioch, Lake Co., IL), daughter of David and Marilla (Blakeslee) Smith on 25 May 1854 and moved to Antioch, Illinois.  Jacob and Mary had the following son:

 

(2) B. Frank Van Patten: Born 17 March 1855 at Antioch, Illinois.  Married Eliza (?) and had the following children:

 

(a) Erma Van Patten: Born 19 August 1878.

 

(b) John W. Van Patten: Born 12 December 1880.

 

(3) Homer Wallace Van Patten: Born 16 March 1857 at Antioch, Lake County, Illinois.  Died 13 December 1941 at Almena, Norton County, Kansas.  Married Sarah Nora Genoa Brya (b. 1 Aug 1855 at Waukegan, Lake Co., IL, d. 14 Feb 1943 at Almena, Norton Co., KS), daughter of a father born in France and a mother born in Wisconsin,  in 1876 and had the following children:

 

(a) Delbert H. Van Patten: Born 22 July 1880 at Prairie View, Phillips County, Kansas.  Died 5 October 1944 at Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho.  Married Minnie Isabelle Barham (b. 2 Mar 1883 at Waukon, Allamakee, IA, d. 7 Feb 1966 at Jerome, Jerome Co., ID) and had the following children:

 

[1. Homer H. Van Patten: Born 19 May 1903 in Kansas.  Died 9 August 1978 at Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho.  Married Esta Shepperd (b. 3 Dec 1904 in KS, d. 15 Jan 1974 at Jerome) in 1926 and had the following children:

 

[a. Henry Donald Van Patten: Born about 1927.

 

[b. Homer Ronald Van Patten: Born about 1927.

 

[2. Loren E. Van Patten: Born 18 October 1906 in Kansas.  Died March 1977 at Horseshoe Bend, Izard County, Arkansas.

 

[3. Keith Edward Van Patten: Born 18 May 1912 at Logan, Kansas.  Died 7 June 1982 at Boise, Ada County, Idaho.  Married Wilda Roeder (b. 21 Aug 1913 at Almena, Norton Co., KS, d. 28 Feb 1993 at Boise, Ada Co., ID) on 18 May 1935.

 

(b) Alda/Alta Mae Van Patten: Born 1 July 1882 at Prairie View, Phillips County, Kansas.  Died 5 November 1978; interred Green Crest Memorial Cemetery, Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon.  Married Ernest Henry Smith (b. Feb 1879 in KS) about 1900 and had the following son:

 

[1. Lyle Vernon Smith.

 

(c) Eva E. Van Patten: Born about 1886 in Kansas.

 

(4) Charles E. Van Patten: Born 3 January 1860.

 

(5) Jacob H. Van Patten: Born 23 January 1863.

 

(e. Maria Van Patten: Born 1826 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married (1st), as his 2nd wife, Emerson Clapp, who had married 1st Maria's sister, Sarah Van Patten, and they had the following children of their own to complement Emerson's 3 children with Sarah (see Para. (g., below):

 

(1) Lorin Clapp.

 

(2) Wormuth Clapp.

 

(3) Sarah Clapp.

 

Maria (Van Patten) Clapp married (2nd) William Wells, son of Sanford and Nancy (Van Petten) Wells and brother of Elizabeth (Wells) Van Petten, who married Maria's brother, Frederick.

 

(f. Barney Van Patten: Born about 1828 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Nancy Hardin and had the following son:

 

(1) Delamar Van Patten: Employed as a decorator.  Resided at Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

(g. Sarah Van Patten: Born about 1830 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married, as his 1st wife, Emerson Clapp and had the following children:

 

(1) Viola Clapp.

 

(2) Delamer Clapp.

 

(3) Etta Clapp.

 

Following Sarah's death, Emerson Clapp married (2nd) Sarah's sister, Maria Van Patten, paragraph (e., above, and had three additional children.

 

(h. Margaret Van Patten: Born 1832.  Married Harvillah Cooley; no children lived.

 

(2. Maria Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 16 March 1787.

 

(3. Frederick Van Patten: Born 18 March 1790 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 12 October 1827.  Married Clarissa Davenport (b. 11 May 1795 in Albany Co., NY, d. 1 Sep 1867), daughter of Joseph Davenport, on 17 December 1814 and had the following children:

 

(a. Peter Frederick Van Patten: Born 6 February 1817 in Albany County, New York.  Died Watervliet, Albany County.

 

(b. William Roy Van Petten: Born 25 May 1819 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 1870.

 

(c. Adeline Van Patten: Born 8 October 1823 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 8 September 1912.  Married Ira Hills (b. 24 Mar 1816 at Watervliet, Albany Co., NY, d. 21 Sep 1879) on 13 February 1845 in Albany County, New York and had the following son:

 

(1) William Ira Hills: Born 10 December 1845 at Watervliet, Albany County, New York.  Died there 21 September 1859.  

 

(4. Peter P. Van Patten: Born about 24 October 1791 (also seen: b. 2 April 1797) at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 24 January 1873, age 81 years, 3 months, 0 days; interred Springport Cemetery, east of Fairhaven, Cayuga County, New York.  Moved to Sterling, Cayuga County, New York in 1824.  Married Kathren/Catherine Myers (b. 1803/abt 1806, d. 3 Nov 1877, age 71 yrs, 6 mo., 24 days) of Albany County, New York about 1820 and had 11 children, including:

 

(a. Peter Van Patten: Born 9 December 1821 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Married Ellen Mariah Wasson about 1845 and had the following children:

 

(1) Henry Van Patten: Died as an infant.

 

(2) Abraham Dorne Wasson Van Patten: Twin.  Born 17 August 1846 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 15 July 1926; interred Algansee Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Employed as a farmer in Branch County, Michigan.  Married (1st) Philinda Roe (d. shortly after marriage).  Married (2nd) Celia Ann Chase (d. 1 Dec 1913; interred with Abraham), sister of his brother John's wife, Rachel, about 1872-73, probably in Branch County, Michigan, and had the following children:

 

(a) Celia Philinda Van Patten "Linnie": (female) Born in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married (1st) Lora M. Curtis on 25 November 1893 and had the following son:

 

[1. Lyle Clinton Curtis: Born 22 April 1902.

 

Following Lora's death, Celia married (2nd) Will Moore on 12 August 1926 in Litchfield Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.

 

(b) Son: "Our Boy."  Died age 6 weeks.

 

(c) Bert Van Patten: Born 5 September 1877 at Lamont, Ottawa County, Michigan.  Died 1 August 1965.  Married Mable Rossman on 2 October 1902 in Butler Township, Branch County, Michigan and had 6 children.

 

(d) George A. Van Patten: Born 11 January 1881 at Quincy, Branch County, Michigan.  Died age 4 weeks.

 

(e) Harlow Van Patten: Born 9 November 1883 in Butler Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Married Maude Rainey on 23 November 1904 and had 2 children.

 

(f) Caroline Van Patten: Born 30 November 1884 in Butler Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Died age 6 weeks.

 

(g) Nina Van Patten: Died age 4 weeks.

 

(h) DeWitt Van Patten: Born 20 September 1890 in Butler Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Married Maude Ethel Powers on 4 April 1916 and had 2 children.

 

(i) Lonnie Van Patten.

 

(3) John Dorne Wasson Van Patten: Twin Born 17 August 1846 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 7 September 1922 in Litchfield Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan; interred Quincy, Branch County, Michigan.  Moved to Branch County, Michigan in the 1870s, where he was employed as a farmer.  Married Rachel Sophia Chase (d. Feb 1936 in Litchfield Twp), daughter of George Washington Chase of Michigan and sister of John's brother, Abraham's wife, Celia, on 2 November 1869 (probably) in Michigan and had the following children:

 

(a) Henry Leroy Van Patten "Leroy": Born 3 August 1870 in Algansee Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Died 29 May 1933; interred Quincy, Branch County.  Married Charlotte "Lottie" Harpham/Hairpin and had 1 son.

 

(b) Myron Odell Van Patten: Born 21 December 1875 at Hannibal, Oswego County, New York.  Educated there.  Moved with his parents to Branch County, Michigan.  Employed as a farmer and stock buyer.  Married (1st) Lula May Lockerby (b. 11 Mar 1877, d. 23 Apr 1927; interred Quincy, Branch Co.), daughter of James Lockerby of Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, on 7 February 1899 at Coldwater and had the following children:

 

[1. Myrtle Virgine Van Patten: Born 17 February 1901.  Died 8 April 1917; interred Quincy, Branch County, Michigan.

 

[2. John Lockerby/Q. Van Patten: Born 27 June 1902.  Married Iva Gundrum on 10 June 1922 at Hillsdale, Michigan and had 3 children.

 

[3. Arlys/Arlyce Van Patten: Born 2 May 1909 in Litchfield Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.  Died 1999; interred there.  Married Philip H. Van Denburg (d. 19 Nov 1974) on 30 September 1934 and had 4 children.

 

[4. Mildred Ione Van Patten: Born 28 February 1911 in Litchfield Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.  Married Clarence D. Ferry on 30 June 1930 in Quincy Township, Branch County, Michigan and had 4 children.

 

[5. Geraldine Dode Van Patten: Born 26 July 1913.  Married Charles C. Lerg on 23 July 1943 and had 4 children.

 

Myron Van Patten married (2nd) Grace Elsie Crenan (d. 1952) on 17 April 1928.  He married (3rd) Ella Walsh on 27 May 1953.

 

(c) John Calvin Van Patten: Born 8 March 1879 in Quincy Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Frieda Reynolds on 14 February 1906 at Coldwater, Branch County and had 4 children, including:

 

[1. Lloyd Van Patten.

 

[2. Hazel Van Patten.

 

(d) Daughter: Born 31 May 1885.

 

(e) Melvin Wren Van Patten: Born 22 January 1887 in Quincy Township, Branch County, Michigan.  Died 23 May 1936.  Married May Belle/Mabel Riker on 26 December 1910 and had 2 children.

 

(f) Hazel Bell Van Patten: Born 18 October 1890 in Quincy Township, Branch County,  Michigan.  Married Richard James Taylor on 2 July 1907 at Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1. Margaret Taylor.

 

[2. Gwendolin Taylor.

 

(4) Paris Van Patten: Born 12 November 1848 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 7 September 1888; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fairhaven, Cayuga County.  Married (1st) Eliza J. (?) (d. 26 Sep 1872, age 20 yrs, 2 mo., 4 days) about 1870 and had at least the following son:

 

(a) George Van Patten: Born 26 September 1872.  Died 7 October 1872, age 12 days.

 

Paris Van Patten married (2nd) (?) and had at least the following children:

 

(b) Eliza M. Van Patten: Born 9 September 1878.  Died 26 October 1880, age 2 years, 1 month, 17 days.

 

(c) Thurlow Van Patten: Born 1 May 1884.  Died 1 August 1885, age 1 year, 3 months; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fairhaven, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(5) Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 23 December 1850 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(6) Christian Oliver Van Patten: Born 17 March 185?.  Married Jane Gailey about 1878 and had the following children:

 

(a) Ogden Emmet Van Patten : Born 22 April 1880 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(b) Mertie Van Patten: Born 5 April 1882 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(c) Grover Van Patten: Born 5 March 1885 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(d) Ellen Van Patten: Born 12 November 1886 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(e) Jessie May Van Patten: Born 24 December 1888.  Married Sherman Luke in Litchfield Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.

 

(f) Christian Gailey Van Patten: Born August 1891.

 

(g) Oscar Ned Van Patten: Born 25 August 1893.

 

(h) Winfield Van Patten: Born 2 April 1895.  Died 13 September 1922 at Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(7) Susan Mariah Van Patten: Born 25 June 1860 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Bert Bowers and resided at Hannibal, Oswego County, New York.

 

(b. John A. Van Patten: Born 15 December 1823 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1899; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fairhaven, Cayuga County.  Married (1st) Emma Bloomingdale (d. 1860, age 32; interred Springbrook Cem, Fairhaven) about 1846 and had the following children:

 

(1) Peter Van Patten: Born about 1848 at Fair Haven, Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1930; interred there in Springbrook Cemetery.  Married Sarah Wilde (b. 1850, d. 1927).

 

(2) Kathren/Catherine Van Patten: Born 1853.  Died 1930; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fairhaven, Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married William A. Cooper.

 

(3) Walter Van Patten.

 

John Van Patten married (2nd) Lucinda Adams (b. 1840, d. 1900) and had the following children:

 

(4) Johnny Van Patten: Died 1923 at Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska.

 

(5) Emma Van Patten: Married John McIntosh.

 

(6) Nettie Van Patten: Married Charles Williby at Fairhaven, Cayuga County, New York.

 

(7) George R. Van Patten: Born 1866 in Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1932; murdered at home.  Never married.

 

(c. Hannah Van Patten: Born 14 November 1825 in Cayuga County, New York.  Moved to Wisconsin.  Married John Warson about 1845 and had 11 children.

 

(d. Mary Van Patten: Born 6 December 1827 in Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1912; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Sterling Township, Cayuga County.  Married Jesse Lyons and had 3 children.

 

(e. Nicklas Van Patten: Born 8 July 1830.  Died as an infant.

 

(f. Henry Van Patten: Born 7 February 1833.  Died as an infant.

 

(g. George Van Patten: Born 8 August 1834 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1917; interred Springbrook Cemetery (just east of Fair Haven), Cayuga County.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Mary R./E. Cochran (b. 1837 at Smithton, Ontario, Canada, d. 1919), daughter of James and Eliza (?) Cochran, and settled at Fairhaven, Cayuga County, New York.  George and Mary had the following daughter:

 

(1) Alice Van Patten: Born 22 June 1860.  Married Enos Everett Eastman of Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York on 16 June 1886 and resided at Woodville, Ellisburg Township.  Alice and Enos had the following children:

 

(a) Everett Eastman: Born 5 April 1887 in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b) Ralph Eastman: Born 23 December 1888 in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(c) Charles Alfred Eastman: Born 11 January 1891 in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(d) Editha Eastman: Born 9 August 1898.

 

(h. Frederick Van Patten: Born 5 April 1836 in Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1917; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fair Haven, Sterling Township, Cayuga County.  Married Isabelle "Bell" Gailey (b. 1846, d. 1899) and had 2 children born at Fair Haven.

 

(i. Rachel Van Patten: Born 3 December 1838 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 21 October 1922.  Resided at Hannibal, Oswego County, New York.  Married John McFarland about 1860 and had 2 children.

 

(j. Sarah Van Patten: Born 20 April 1841 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died 1915; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Sterling Township.  Married John Deal (b. 1839, d. 15 Jun 1905; interred with Sarah) and had 4 children.

 

(k. Frank/Frant Van Patten: Born 12 January 1844.  Perhaps donated land to establish Springbrook Cemetery, Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married Ann A./Anna Harris (b. 1841, d. 1910) about 1867 in Cayuga County and had the following children:

 

(1) Nora Van Patten: Born 1868.  Died 1933.  Married John William McIntyre (b. 1865, d. 1938).  May also have married Will Forscutt.

 

(2) Melvin Van Patten: Born 1871.  Died 1900.

 

(3) Laury Van Patten: Married William McIntosh at Fair Haven, Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

c. Frederic Van Patten: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Annatje/Anna Van Petten #1: Born 30 May 1756 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York (or Rensaalaerwyck, Albany County, NY).  Apparently died before 1758.

 

e. Annatje/Anna Van Patten #2: Born 24 December 1758 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York (or Rensaalaerwyck, Albany County, NY).  Died 29 November 1854 at Guilderland, Albany County.  Married Daniel Relyea of Guilderland, New York, a descendant of French Huguenots, about 1778 and had the following children:

 

(1. David Relyea: Born 18 July 1779 at Guilderland, New York.

 

(2. Nicolas Relyea: Born 1 December 1780 at Guilderland, New York.

 

(3. Sarah Relyea: Born 22 February 1785 at Guilderland, New York.

 

(4. Peter Relyea: Born 19 October 1790 at Guilderland, New York.

 

(5. Anna Relyea: Born 12 June 1793 at Guilderland, New York.

 

f. Lieutenant Simon F. Van Petten: Born/baptized 19 July 1761 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York (or Rensaalaerwyck, Albany County, NY).  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; Van Atten's Company within Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married Jannetje Vrooman (b. 23 Jul 1682 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, d. there 1732) and had the following son:

 

(1. Adam Van Petten: Born about 1853.

 

g. Arent Nicolaas Van Petten: Born 17 June 1764 at Schenectady County, Schenectady County, New York (or Albany, Albany County, NY).  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; Adjutant in Colonel Abraham Wemple's Regiment.  Married Engeltje/Helen Lagrange (b. 14 Jan 1770 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, d. 1850 at Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY), daughter of Myndert and Helena (Swits) De La Grange of Normanskil, Albany County, in 1785 at Schenectady, Schenectady County and had the following children:

 

(1. Sarah Van Petten: Born 2 September 1786 at New Salem, Albany County, New York.

 

(2. Helena/Helen Van Petten: Born 16 April 1788 at New Salem, Albany County, New York.  Died 24 October 1868 at Lutheranville, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(3. Nicholas Arent Van Patten "Arent Nick": Born 13 August 1790 (also seen: b. 1792) at New Salem, Albany County, New York.  Died 19 May 1847 at Ira/Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Employed as a farmer and blacksmith.  Followed members of his family to Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Married (?) and reportedly had a large family, including the following son:

 

(a. Nicholas Van Patten: Born 1828.

 

(4. Myndert/Mindert Van Patten: Born 19 January 1793 (also seen: b. 1794) at Guilderland/Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 17 August 1861 in Sangamon County, Illinois; thrown from a horse.  Veteran of the War of 1812.  Moved to Somerset County, New Jersey, where he married Hannah Coop (b. 13 Mar 1796 in PA, d. 9 Jan 1861).  In 1838 moved his family to Sangamon, Illinois, arriving 9 August and settling in Curran Township.  Myndert and Hannah had the following children:

 

(a. Mary Ann Van Patten: Born 13 October 1816/16 at Neshonie, Somerset County, New Jersey.  Employed as a blacksmith.  Married Joseph Rockefellow (b. 16 Apr 1809, 6 Jun 1885) on 16 November 1833 and moved to Fairview, Sangamon County, Illinois.  Mary and Joseph had the following children:

 

(1) Hannah Maria Rockefellow: Born 12 December 1834.  Married Dr. J. M. Greg on 12 April 1856.

 

(2) Sarah Caroline Rockefellow: Born 22 March 1835.  Married Robert E. Gick on 22 March 1857.

 

(3) William Von Divere Rockefellow: Born 25 July 1840.  Married Rebecca Ashworth on 10 March 1863.

 

(4) John Streyker Rockefellow: Born 8 November 1842.  Died May 1843.

 

(5) Anna Elizabeth Rockefellow: Born 6 February 1844.  Married P. R. Perrine on 18 February 1863 and had the following children: (5 sons died as infants)

 

(a) Lena La Rose Perrine: Born 7 January 1864.  Married (?) in 1893.

 

(b) Minnie H. Perrine: Born 2 March 1865.  Married (?) in 1885.

 

(c) Kate Louise Perrine: Born 17 April 1866.  Married (?) in 1901.

 

(d) Margaret E. Perrine: Born 1 April 1872.  Married (?) in 1898.

 

(e) Ann Elizabeth Perrine: Born 30 September 1873.  Married (?) in 1903.

 

(f) Walter Neefus Perrine: Born 20 September 1877.  Married (?) in 1907.

 

(g) Clarence LeRoy Perrine: Born 3 May 1879.  Married (?) in 1902.

 

(h) Ralph R. Perrine: Born 28 August 1882.  Married (?) in 1909.

 

(i) James Owen Perrine: Born 26 February 1886.  Married (?) in 1912.

 

(6) Susan Esther Rockefellow: Born 13 December 1849.  Married Jacob E. Stine on 12 June 1867.

 

(7) Mary Louise Rockefellow: Born 7 February 1850.  Died 12 August 1884.  Married John Van Nortwick on 10 June 1872.

 

(b. Sarah Van Patten: Born 26 January 1818 in Somerset County, New Jersey.  Moved with her parents to Illinois.  Married Henry Frazee (b. 16 Apr 1811 in Monmouth Co., NJ) and settled at Springfield, Illinois.  Sarah and Henry had the following children:

 

(1) Cornelia Frazee: Born 24 October 1839.  Married (1st) Lewis Large (d. 25 Mar 1864) on 25 December 1853.  Lewis was a veteran of the American Civil War.  Married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Seth W. Wickam on 31 December 1868.  From his 1st marriage Seth had the following son:

 

(a) Wallace Wickam.

 

Seth and Cornelia (Frazee)(Large) Wickam had the following daughter:

 

(b) Minnie Wickam: Born 23 January 1871.  Married Lewis Ferrdira.

 

(2) Hannah Frazee: Born 8 November 1842.  Married Richard Large on 10 March 1864.  Richard was a veteran of the American Civil War.  Hannah and Richard had the following children:

 

(a) Henry Grant Large: Born 13 November 1866.  Died 1 August 1887.

 

(b) Edward F. Large: Born 2 July 1869.  Died 11 November 1892.

 

(c) Rose B. Large: Born 5 January 1872.  Died 25 August 1874.

 

(d) George W. Large: Born 14 June 1875.  Died 16 June 1875.

 

(e) Fred L. Large: Born 15 October 1877.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

[1. Frank Large: Born 23 February 1902.

 

[2. Richard Large: Born 3 April 1908.

 

[3. Lewis Large: Born 2 July 1912.

 

(3) Libbie Frazee: Born 11 August 1845.  Married Joseph Whitenack; no children.

 

(4) Margaret Frazee: Born 6 December 1849.  Died April 1889 in Sangamon County, Illinois.  Married Edward M. Beach (b. 6 Oct 1843 in Sangamon Co., IL), son of Joseph and Susan (Hathaway) Beach of Morris County, New Jersey, on 3 January 1869.  Edward was a veteran of the American Civil War.  Margaret and Edward had 2 sons and 1 daughter.

 

(c. Caroline Van Patten: Born 1820 in Somerset County, New Jersey.  Died 30 December 1900.  In 1838 moved with her parents to Farmingdale, Illinois.  Married Ezra Cushman Lyman (b. 19 May 1814 at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY, d. 1 Mar 1884) on 28 March 1840.  Ezra moved to Sangamon County, Illinois with his parents in 1833.  Caroline and Ezra had the following children:

 

(1) Alvan Lyman #1: Born 14 June 1840.  Died 25 March 1847.

 

(2) Hannah Hester Lyman: Born 14 October 1841.  Died 19 May 1872.  Married Thomas H. Earnest, son of Thomas Earnest, on 15 November 1863 and resided on the Earnest homestead farm.  Hannah and Thomas had the following children:

 

(a) Caroline Bell Earnest: Born 10 February 1865.  Married Thomas J. Kelly (b. 10 May 1856) and resided at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Caroline and Thomas had the following daughter:

 

[1. Hannah Ethel Kelly: Born 19 June 1889.  Married Richard L. Garrett (b. 5 Jul 1888 in MO) and had the following children:

 

[a. Leora Garrett: Born 2 October 1910.

 

[b. Dalmont R. Garrett: Born 26 September 1912.

 

(b) John William Earnest: Born 29 April 1869.  Married Cossie Perin in 1905 and resided at Waitsburg, Washington.  John and Cossie had 2 children, including the following son:

 

[1. Lyman Earnest: Born 1906 at Farmingdale, Illinois.

 

(3) Mary Elizabeth Lyman: Born 23 February 1844.  Married Robert Morris (b. 1 Aug 1838 in NJ) on 12 November 1857 and resided at Dematur, Illinois.  Mary and Robert had the following children:

 

(a) Ettie C. Morris: Born 1870.  Died 1895.

 

(b) William Morris: Born 1872.  Died 1890.

 

(c) Dr. Robert L. Morris: Born 6 December 1877.  Employed as a physician at Decatur, Illinois.  Married Ida Clione Johnston (b. 11 Jun 1885) of Taylorsville, Illinois on 11 June 1909 and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Sarah Elizabeth Morris: Born 26 December 1910.

 

(d) Frank Hayes Morris: Born 28 May 1881.  Employed as a farmer at Maroa, Illinois.  Married Nannie Parker (b. 28 Mary 1881) on 30 December 1905 and had the following children:

 

[1. Lloyd Parker Morris: Born 7 August 1905.

 

[2. Robert Doyle Morris: Born 28 March 1907.

 

[3. May Glen Morris: Born 1 March 1911.

 

(4) Cornelius Lyman: Born 14 October 1846.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Tryphena Pond and resided at Dayton, Washington.  Cornelius and Tryphena had the following children:

 

(a) Cora Estelle Lyman: Born 20 August 1877.  Married William Keating Louthard on 19 December 1901 and resided at Waitsburg, Washington.  Cora and William had the following children:

 

[1. Marguerite Louthard: Born 13 October 1902.

 

[2. Tryphena Louthard: Born 2 January 1904.

 

[3. William Keating Louthard, Jr.: Born 13 may 1913.

 

(b) Truman Lyman: Born 4 January 1879.  Died 7 July 1900.

 

(c) James Kerr Lyman: Born 30 May 1881.  Employed as a missionary at Marash, Asiatic Turkey.

 

(d) Frank Ezra Lyman: Born 19 November 1882.  Died 30 December 1900.

 

(e) Alvin Pond Lyman: Born 9 September 1884.  Married Tessa Rudio on 30 September 1909 and resided at Dayton, Washington.  Alvin and Tessa had the following son:

 

[1. Cornelius Lyman: Born 8 April 1911.

 

(f) Dr. John Cushman Lyman: Born 3 August 1885.  Employed as a physician at Union Protestant Infirmary, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

(g) Tracy Watson Lyman: Born 24 October 1887.  Resided at Dayton, Washington.

 

(h) Mary Gertrude Lyman: Born 11 October 1889.  Trained as a nurse at John's Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

(i) Laura Caroline Lyman: Born 16 February 1892.  Studied at Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

 

(5) Ezra Cushman Lyman: Born 21 October 1848.  Married Margaret (?) and resided at Dayton, Washington.  Ezra and Margaret had the following children:

 

(a) Child: Died as an infant.

 

(b) Child: Died as an infant.

 

(c) Storrs Lyman.

 

(d) Ruby Dell Lyman: Married Bowles Wiltshire on 11 September 1910 and resided at Dayton, Washington.  Ruby and Bowles had the following child:

 

[1. Child: Born 1913.

 

(6) Alvan Lyman #2: Born 31 January 1852.  Married Olive L. Wikoff on 30 December 1880 and resided at Emery, Illinois.  Alvan and Olive had the following children:

 

(a) Laura M. Lyman: Born 16 March 1882.  Married Harry Grant on 9 January 1901 and resided on a ranch in California.  Laura and Harry had the following children:

 

[1. Harold Lyman Grant: Born 7 February 1903.

 

[2. Marian Grant: Born 20 October 1907.

 

(b) Charles Lester Lyman: Born 13 April 1886.  Married Iva Lehman in June 1906 and resided at Emery, Illinois.  Charles and Iva had the following children:

 

[1. Maxine Lyman: Born 1 August 1908.

 

[2. Rhenetta Lyman: Born 25 July 1910.

 

[3. Mildred Lyman: Born 14 December 1912.

 

(c) Earl W. Lyman: Born 8 July 1888.  Married Lois Leighton in September 1908 and had 1 child.

 

(d) Vera Viola Lyman: Born 31 December 1890.  Married Clarence J. Hill on 29 September 1913 and resided at Decatur, Illinois.

 

(e) Walter Lyman: Born 4 October 1900.

 

(7) John D. Lyman: Born 7 October 1855.  Married Viola Ross (b. 2 Jun 1861) on 1 February 1883 and resided at Maroa, Illinois.  John and Viola had the following children:

 

(a) Edward Ross Lyman: Born 7 July 1885.  Married Blanch Pearl Leinhart on 2 April 1905 and had the following son:

 

[1. Robert Edward Lyman: Born about 1906.

 

(b) George Robert Lyman: Born 30 August 1886.  Died 28 August 1910.

 

(c) Carl Ezra Lyman: Born 9 June 1889.  Married Ruth Crawford on 9 October 1912.

 

(d) Howard Franklin Lyman: Twin.  Born 13 February 1892.  Married Emma Agnes McClary on 1 February 1914.

 

(e) Homer Cornelius Lyman: Twin.  Born 13 February 1892.

 

(f) Alta Elizabeth Lyman: Born 28 September 1893.

 

(8) Laura A. Lyman: Born 16 October 1859.  Married Oath Long and resided at Los Angeles, California.  Adopted the following son:

 

(a) Tirrell L. Lyman.

 

(d. Aaron Van Patten: Born 17 November 1822 in Somerset County, New Jersey.  Died 12 September 1870 at Lincoln, Illinois.  About 1838 moved with his parents to Sangamon County, Illinois.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Martha J. Tolley (b. 11 Jan 1826) on 28 November 1844 and resided at Lincoln, Illinois.  Aaron and Martha had the following children:

 

(1) Mindert Van Patten: Born 2 September 1845 in Sangamon County, Illinois.  Died young.

 

(2) Carrie M. Van Patten: Born 1 November 1848 in Sangamon County, Illinois.  Died 1905.  Married Edward T. Bradford (b. 19 May 1850), son of James M. and Arsenath (Talbot) Bradford (b. 28 Sep 1795 at Culpepper, VA), on 17 February 1872 and had the following son:

 

(a) Edward M. Bradford: Born Sangamon County, Illinois.

 

(3) Kate S. Van Patten: Born 7 March 1851 in Sangamon County, Illinois.  Married William Knox Cooper (b. 5 Jan 1820 in Mercer Co., PA), son of Hugh K. and Sarah (Talbot) Cooper (b. May 1827 in KY), on 9 September 1872 and resided near Bradfordton, Sangamon County.  Kate and William had the following children:

 

(a) Rose Cooper: Died young.

 

(b) Charles Cooper: Died young.

 

(c) Maud C. Cooper: Born 1878.  Married (?) Vernon.

 

(d) William Knox Cooper, Jr.: Born 1882.

 

(e) Mark A. Cooper Born 1890.

 

(4) Charles M. Van Patten.

 

(5) William H. Van Patten.

 

(6) Mary D. Van Patten.

 

(7) Leigh R. Van Patten.

 

(e. Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 26 March 1825 in Somerset County, New Jersey.  Died 11 January 1915, having never fully recovered from breaking her hip on 29 August 1911; interred Farmingdale Cemetery.  About 1838 moved with her parents to Sangamon County, Illinois.  Married William Purcell (b. 23 Jan 1820 at White Park, near Belfast, Ireland, d. 23 Mar 1909; interred with Elizabeth) on 1 January 1846.  In 1824 William's parents emigrated from Ireland to Bytown (now Ottawa), Canada.  When his mother died, he was moved to be raised in Vermont, and in 1833 he was amongst a group who moved west to homestead.  Elizabeth and William had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1) Robert H. Purcell: Died young.

 

(2) Mary A. Purcell: Died young.

 

(3) Albert H. Purcell: Died young.

 

(4) Jennie Ada Purcell: Died young.

 

(5) John C. Purcell: Died young.

 

(6) Caroline Lyman Purcell: Born 31 January 1853.  Died 9 September 1905.  Married John Laborence (b. 16 Dec 1851) and had the following children:

 

(a) William Purcell Laborence: Born 31 July 1890.  Employed by Armour & Company.  Married Luella Pearl Taylor, daughter of Dr. J. L. Taylor of Springfield, Illinois, on 25 October 1911.

 

(b) John Cushman Laborence: Born 15 March 1893.  Employed as a traveling salesman.

 

(7) Laura Etta Purcell: Born 19 October 1854.  Married Henry H. Irwin (d. 12 May 1911, age 70 at Ashland, IL) on 10 November 1880.  Henry was a veteran of the American Civil War.  He was employed as a farmer about 2 miles south of Tallula, Illinois.  Subsequently moved to Ashland, Illinois, with a farm near Fairfield.  No children.

 

(8) Alice Bell Purcell: Born 4 May 1856.  Married William T. Kincaid on 1 November 1876 and resided on the 300-acre Kincaid homestead.  In 1910 they moved to Greenview, Illinois.  Alice and William had the following children:

 

(a) May Kincaid: Born 31 May 1883.  Married Ott Wainscott on 15 August 1911.

 

(b) Todd Kincaid: Born 4 May 1887.  Took over operation of his parents' farm.  Married Estella Kenyon of Athens, Illinois on 12 October 1910

 

(9) Charles William Purcell: Born 31 March 1860.  Married Carrie Croney on 21 January 1885 and resided on Charles' farm near Petersburg, Illinois.  Subsequently moved to Moravia, Iowa, and then to Paola, Kansas.  Charles and Carrie had the following children:

 

(a) William Henry Purcell: Born 21 June 1886.  Died 25 September 1886.

 

(b) Georgia Ethel Purcell: Born 21 July 1887.

 

(c) John Van Patten Purcell: Born 26 February 1890.

 

(d) Paul Francis Purcell: Born 23 January 1892.  Married Mabel Foster of Paola, Illinois on 6 February 1913 and had the following son:

 

[1. Lyman F. Purcell: Born 30 October 1913.

 

(10) Harriet Louise Purcell: born 28 February 1863.  Married Joel Herbert Brown (d. 10 Oct 1906 at Junction, AZ; crushed in a railroad accident; interred Farmingdale Cem., Farmingdale, IL)  on 19 April 1899 and moved to Junction, Arizona.  Following Joel's death, Harriet returned to Illinois.

 

(11) Robert Ramsey Purcell: Born 13 October 1865.  Married Clara Alice Alson on 22 August 1888 and settled on the old Mindert Van Patten homestead, which his father owned and operated.  Following his father's death, Robert moved to Springfield, Illinois, where he was employed in the farm implement business.  Robert and Clara had the following son:

 

(a) William Andrew Purcell: Born 2 August 1890.  Married Mayme Boulware of Sprinfield, Illinois on 4 June 1912.  In 1913 they moved to Los Angeles, California.

 

(12) Frances Elizabeth Purcell: Born 16 October 1867.  Married William W. Shaw on 28 February 1900 and resided on a farm near Deepwater, Missouri.  Frances and William had the following children:

 

(a) Earl Henry Shaw: Born 7 May 1908.

 

(b) Frances Elizabeth Shaw: Born 29 July 1910.

 

(13) Jessie T. Purcell: Born 1 April 1869.  Resided with and cared for her parents; never married.

 

(f. John Van Patten: Born 24 March 1827.  Died 5 October 1831.

 

(g. Nicholas Van Patten: Born 28 June 1829.  Died 24 September 1844.

 

(h. John Coop Van Patten: Born 21 January 1832 at Newark, New Jersey.  Died 1912.  Married Rachel Ann McCoy (b. 1835, d. 1901), daughter of David and Mary (Kirkpatrick) McCoy, in Sangamon County, Illinois and had the following children:

 

(1) Edwin Hugh Van Patten: Born 8 March 1855 near Springfield, Illinois.  In 1883 earned a PhD from Lincoln University and also graduated valedictorian of the 200-student class at Rush Medical College.  Resided at Lincoln, Irish Grove, and Farmingdale, Illinois.  Then practiced medicine at Dayton, Columbus County, Washington.  Married Julia Howard Satterwhite, daughter of Parker Satterwhite, in July 1884 at Danville, Illinois.  No children.

 

(2) Francis Willard Van Patten: Born 4 August 1858.  Died 1898 on his farm in Sherman County, Oregon.  Married Emma Starnes about 1886 and had the following children:

 

(a) Bee Van Patten.

 

(b) Rachel Van Patten.

 

(c) Edwina Frances Van Patten.

 

(3) Ezra Lyman Van Patten: Born 7 November 1861 at Irish Grove, Illinois. Employed as a farmer. Married Ethel A. Rayburn about 1891 at Dayton, Washington and had the following children:

 

(a) Jula Van Patten: Born 1893.

 

(b) John Van Patten: Born 1890.

 

(4) Jennie Van Patten: Born about 1864.  Died 1869 from complications of scarlet fever.

 

(5) Dr. William McCoy Van Patten: Born 14 November 1867 at Lincoln, Illinois.  Earned BS and MS degrees from Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.  Graduated 1893 for the University of Pennsylvania Medical Department.  Veteran of the Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection; Assistant Surgeon of the 1st Washington Volunteer Infantry Regiment from 1898 to August 1899; received the Congressional Medal of Honor for "Bravery and Fortitude."  Married Rose A. Ostrom, daughter of Daniel A. and Polly Ann (Kirkpatrick) Ostrom of Yuba, California, on 12 September 1900 at San Francisco, California and subsequently practiced medicine at Walla Walla, Medicine.  William and Rose had the following daughter:

 

(a) Polly Rachel Van Patten: Born 5 November 1904 at Walla Walla, Washington.

 

(i. James L. Van Patten: Born 25 September 1834.  Died 26 March 1857.

 

(j. Hannah Hester Van Patten: Born 15 July 1837.  Died 11 September 1838.

 

(5. Phebe Van Patten: Born 16 February 1793 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.

 

(6. Petrus/Peter Van Petten: Born 20 August 1795 at New Salem, Albany County, New York.  Died 2 April 1871/28 March 1886 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

(7. James Van Patten: Born 20 April 1798 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 3 June 1862 at Richmondville, Schoharie County, New York.  Moved to Richmondville in 1833.  Employed there as a farmer.  Married Sarah (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. John J. Van Patten: Born 1833 at Richmondville, Schoharie County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.  Married (?) in 1863 and had at least the following daughter:

 

(1) Gervace Van Patten: Born 27 October 1859 at Richmondville, New York.  Employed as a carpenter.  Resided at Union, Cortland, and Binghamton, New York.  Married Jane Isabell Winston, daughter of Lewis and Julia A. (?) Winston, on 22 June 1881 and had the following children:

 

(a) Katherine Louise Van Patten: Born 19 November 1888.

 

(b) Hazel C. Van Patten: Born 26 July 1890 at Union, New York.

 

(c) Royal Arch Van Patten: Born 25 December 1901 at Binghamton, Broome County, New York.

 

(d) Beatrice Electa Van Patten: Born 15 April 1904. 

 

(b. Nicholas Van Patten: Born 8 October 1838 at Richmondville, Schoharie County, New York.  Employed as a hop and dairy farmer.  Married Selina Marson of Summit, Schoharie County, New York on 12 January 1862 and had 7 children.

 

(8. Frederick Van Petten: Born 9 August 1801 (also seen: b. 1790) at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 27 June 1873 at Summit, Schoharie County, New York.  Married Rhoda Harrington (b. 15 Feb 1805 in Schoharie Co., NY, d. 1 Apr 1875 at Summit, Schoharie Co.) and had the following son:

 

(a. George H. Van Petten: Born 1849.  Died 1862.

 

(9. Hester Van Patten: Born 25 May 1804 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 7 May 1886 at Dorloo, Schoharie, New York.

 

(10. Annatje Van Patten: Born 24 April 1807 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.

 

(11. John Van Patten: Born 3 October 1809 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 19 July 1902 at Summit, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(12. Nelly Ann Van Patten: Born 5 November 1814 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 10 August 1896 at Charlotteville, Schoharie County, New York.

 

h. Johannes/John N. Van Petten: Born 14 January 1767 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Baptized there 8 February 1767.  Died 10 November 1844 in Sterling Township (Sterling or Fair Haven), Cayuga County, New York; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fair Haven, Cayuga County.  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; Captain Schermerhorn's Company within Colonel Wemple's Regiment.  Married Margarita/Margaret Haverly (b. 1771 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, d. 1831 at Guilderland, Albany Co.), daughter of John and Annatje (Adams) Haverly, on 25 October 1787 and had the following children:

 

(1. Nicholas Van Petten: Born 23 July 1788 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 25 December 1812 at Guilderland, Albany County.  Married Margaretta Relyea (b. 6 May 1787 at Guilderland, Albany Co., NY, d. there 17 Aug 1855), daughter of Annatje (Van Patten) Relyea, in 1807 at Guilderland and had the following son:

 

(a. John Nicholas Van Patten: Born 26 October 1807 at Guilderland Center, Albany County, New York.  Died 13 April 1893 at Guilderland, Albany Co.

 

(2. Annatje/Anna Van Petten: Born 24 June 1790 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 1814 at Helderbergh, Albany County.  Married Elias La Grange (b. 15 Jul 1788 at Guilderland, Albany Co., NY, d. 26 Mar 1871 at Guilderland) on 1 January 1807.

 

(3. Sarah Van Petten: Born 21 August 1792 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Married Thomas Chapman (b. 1790) on 20 July 1816 at New Salem, Albany County and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Margaret Ann Chapman: Born 19 June 1817.

 

(4. Johannes/John J. Van Petten: Born 22 June/July 1794 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 25 December 1812 at Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(5. Catherina Beck/Bock Van Petten: Born 13 December 1798 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.  Died 29 April 1865 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Married Elias La Grange (b. 15 Jul 1788 at Guilderland, d. there 26 Mar 1871) on 19 February 1815 at Guilderland.

 

(6. Christian Haverly Van Patten: Born 30 May 1801 at Guilderland, Albany County, New York.  Died 9 April 1893 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York; interred Springbrook Cemetery, Fair Haven, Cayuga County.  Married Maria Mary Relyea (b. 14 Dec 1800/20 Jan 1801 at Guilderland, d. 20 Jan 1898 in Sterling Twp, NY) on 8 September 1820 at New Salem, Albany County, New York and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Isabelle C. Van Patten: Born 19 December 1844 in Sterling Township, Cayuga County, New York.  Died Mantua, Portage County, Ohio.  Married Charles Duncan (b. 31 Aug 1844 at Red Creek, Wayne Co., NY, d. Mantua, OH) and had the following son:

 

(1) Ward C. Duncan: Born 1877 at Mantua, Portage County, Ohio.

 

4   Frederic/Frederick Van Patten

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 26 December 1753 at Rensselaerwyck/Schenectady, Albany County, New York.  Probably died near there before 1825, when some of his children moved to Jefferson County, New York (son, Adam moved there in 1817).  Veteran of the American Revolutionary War; Captain Veeder's Company of Carpenters, which assisted in constructing forts Saratoga and George, building flat bottom boats for use on the River, and troop barracks.

 

2. Wife #1: Helena A. Swits

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1750/55, daughter of Isaac Swits and gr-granddaughter of immigrant Cornelis C. Swits (murdered by Indians in 1655).  Died 1789.  Married Frederic Van Patten about 1780.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Sarah Van Patten: Born 22 September 1782, perhaps at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

(2. Magdalena "Lena" Van Patten: Born 25 August 1788, perhaps at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

3. Wife #2: Elizabeth Zeh/Say

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 8 August 1770 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York; daughter of Adam and Margaret (Achor) Sea.  Died 29 July 1860 in Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin; interred there in the Woolsey Cemetery, located on a corner of the old Becker family farm in Easton Township.  Married Frederick Van Petten on 12 January 1791 at the 1st Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, or in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  In 1852 moved to Wisconsin with her daughter, Hannah's family.

 

b. Children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Adam Van Patten: See generation 3, below.

 

(2. Nicholas Van Patten: Born 5 March 1794 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York, or in Albany County, New York.  Died 1870/75 at Roseboom, Otsego County, New York.  Married Lourentine "Lorey"/"Lory" (?) (b. 1805 in Schoharie Co., NY, d. 1875 at Roseboom, Otsego Co.) and had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 1828 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(b. Amenzo/Emenso Van Patten: Born about 1835 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Married Elmira Winne (b. 1837 in NY) and had the following children:

 

(1) Nicholas Van Patten: Born 1859 at Roseboom, Otsego County, New York.  Married Sarah Van Valkenburg (b. 1860 in Sharon Township, Schoharie Co., NY, d. 21 Dec 1930 at Center Valley, Schoharie Co.), daughter of George Van Valkenburg, and had the following children:

 

(a) Edith Van Patten: Born about 1887 in New York State.  Married (?) Stringer and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Irene Stringer: Born about 1907.

 

(b) Daisy Van Patten: Born about 1895 in New York State.  Died 9 May 1926 at Center Valley, Schoharie County, New York.

 

(c) George A. Van Patten: Born about 1897 at Roseboom, Otsego County, New York.  Died 1953.  Married Leona Mae Barner (b. abt 1903 at Howes Cave, Schoharie Co., NY, d. 5 Mar 1950 at Roseboom, Otsego Co., NY), daughter of Walter and Minnie (Turner) Berner, in 1924 in Otsego County and had the following son:

 

[1. George Van Patten: Born about 1928.

 

(2) Eugene Van Patten: Born 1864 in New York State.  Died at Cherry Valley, Otsego County, New York.

 

(3) Alice Van Patten: Born 1867 at Roseboom, Otsego County, New York.  Died Cherry Valley, Otsego County.  Married William Van Valkenburg (b. abt 1859 in NYS).

 

(4) Ethel Van Patten: Born 1888 in New York.  Married Albert Fry (b. abt 1880 in NYS) and had the following son:

 

(a) Elmer Fry: Born about 1907.

 

(3. Peter Van Patten: Born 19 May 1797 (also seen: b. 1798 & 1805) in either Schenectady or Schoharie County, New York.  Died 8 March 1886 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Magdalena "Lannie" Relyea, daughter of David and Neeltje (La Grange) Relyea, in 1819 at the Dutch Reform Church at New Salem, Albany County, New York.  By 1825 resided in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He and his wife sold property in Brownville Township in 1837, 1842, and 1843.  By 1850 had moved to Rock County, Wisconsin.  Peter and Magdalena had the following children:

 

(a. Peter Van Patten.

 

(b. Frederick "Fred" Peter Van Patten: Born 20 July 1820 in Albany County, New York.  Died 31 August 1906 at Symco, Waupaca County, Wisconsin.  Married Laura R. Roberts (b. 12 Feb 1824 at Virgil, Cortland Co., NY, d. 30 Apr 1905 at Symco, Waupaca Co., WI), daughter of William and Salina (Ehvell) Roberts, on 12 February 1846 at Virgil, Cortland County, New York (also seen: m. Rock Co., WI) and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles A. Van Patten: Born about 1849 at Porter, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Died 15 August 1929 at Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.  Married Emily Faulks (b. abt 1864 in WI), daughter of Eliza (?) Faulks.

 

(2) Mary S. Van Patten: Born November 1852 in Wisconsin.  Died 30 January 1925 at Union, Burnett County, Wisconsin.

 

(3) Harriet "Hamet" F. Van Patten: Born 13 March 1855 at Union, Waupaca County, Wisconsin.  Died 18 October 1942 at Manawa, Waupaca County.

 

(4) Ella L. Van Patten: Born February 1860 at Union, Burnett County, Wisconsin.

 

(5) Clarissa L. Van Patten: Born 16 September 1862 at Springville, Adams County, Wisconsin.  Married Byron Baldwin (b. 13 Jun 1853 at Plymouth, Sheboygan Co., WI, d. 18 Nov 1937 at Union, Waupaca Co., WI) on 4 June 1881 at Ogdensburg, Waupaca County, Wisconsin.

 

(6) Jennie E. Van Patten: Born about 1866 in Wisconsin.

 

(c. Maria Van Patten: Born 10 March 1824 in Albany County, New York.  Died 1899 at Elk Point, Union County, South Dakota.  Married Gerome Joseph Lee "Joseph" (b. 1833) on 5 October 1875 in Dane County, Wisconsin and subsequently resided in Dekorra Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin.

 

(d. Sarah Van Patten: Born 24 July 1826 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died at Symco, Waupaca County, Wisconsin.  Married Thomas Anderson (b. abt 1822 at Symco, Waupaca Co., WI) about 1846 in Wisconsin and subsequently resided at Symco, Union Township, Waupaca County, Wisconsin.

 

(e. David Van Patten: Born 30 January 1828 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 26 March 1906 at Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Resided at Aftpm. Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Emily Jenette Garthwait (photos) (b. 28 Oct 1844 at Oakland, Jefferson Co., WI, d. 31 Oct 1877 at Richfield, Adams Co., WI; interred Easton Cem., Adams Co.) on 4 October 1874 in Adams County, Wisconsin.

 

(f. Hiram S. (perhaps Simon) Van Patten: Born 25 October 1830 at Brownville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 5 September 1899 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin; interred there.  Married Mary Ann Boyd (b. abt 1842 in IN) on 9 May 1861 at Evansville, Rock County and had the following children:

 

(1) Frank William Van Patten: Born 3 February 1863 in Wisconsin.  Died 26 May 1954.  Married Eva Jane Howard on 12 May 1884.

 

(2) Della L./J. Van Patton: Born 16 December 1868 in Wisconsin.  Married William Marshall on 29 May 1893.

 

(3) Herbert Mills Van Patten: Born 7 October 1873.  Died 8 May 1925.  Married Anna Bohl.

 

(g. Willard/Minart Van Patten: Born 29 April 1833 (also seen: b. 1829) in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 20 October 1864; killed in action at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi.  (also seen: d. Feb 1850 at Waukesha, Waukesha Co., WI).  Veteran of the US Civil War; Company M. 2nd Cavalry.

 

(h. James E. Van Patten: Born 20 October 1836 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 10 January 1905 at Sheldon, O'Brien County, Iowa (also seen: d. 1905 at Evansville, WI; interred Evansville Cem.).  Married Anna M. Firth (b. abt 1845 in England, d. in WI), daughter of Susana (?) Firth (b. abt 1811) in 1858 in Wisconsin and had the following daughter:

 

(1) A. E. Van Patten: Born 1858.

 

Also seen: James Van Patten married Calista (?).

 

(i. Dempster Van Patten: Born February 1838 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1 August 1921 at Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois.  Married Sarah J. (?) (b. 1847 in NYS, d. 1910 at Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL) in 1865 and had the following children:

 

(1) Nellie/Millie Van Patten: Born about 1866 in Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

(2) Ella/Eda May Van Patten: Born about 1869 at Union, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Jeremiah R. Young (b. abt 1863), son of William W. and Margaret M. (Dobbs) Young.

 

(3) Zema B. Van Patten: Born about 1871 in Wisconsin.  Married Edward T. Wilson (b. abt 1875 in WI) and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Marion R. Wilson: Born about 1918 in Wisconsin.

 

(4) Ed/Edd Van Patten: Born 1878 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Nay Gillman (b. 1865).

 

(j. Jane Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 6 February 1841 (also seen: b. 1843) in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 3 October 1920 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married William Wilcox (b. 30 Aug 1835 in NYS, d. 22 Nov 1893 at Evansville, Rock Co., WI) in 1865 at Evansville, Rock County.

 

(4. Hannah Van Patten: (photos) (more info)

 

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Born 4 July 1801 in (probably) Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Died Monday, 17 August 1896, age 95, at the residence of her daughter, Nancy at Nunica, Crockery Township, Ottawa County, Michigan; interred Ottawa Center Cemetery, on the banks of the Grand River near Nunica.  In 1820/21 moved with her parents to a farm on Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  On 1 May 1855 departed Jefferson County, New York with her family in route to Adams County, Wisconsin, much of the trip aboard boats on the Great Lakes.  In 1874 moved with her husband from Adams County, Wisconsin to Nunica, Crockery Township, Ottawa County, Michigan to reside (last) with their daughter, Nancy and her family.

 

Married Adam Becker (photos) (more info) (b. 4 Jan 1804 in Schoharie Co., NY, d. 31 Dec 1888, age 84 yrs, 11 mo., 4 days, at Nunica, MI from complications of paralysis (perhaps a stroke) that began roughly 11 months prior), cousin of Peter Becker (Para. (6., below), on 13 October 1826 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Hannah and Adam may have been acquainted in Sharon Township before their move to Jefferson County.  In 1821, at age 17, Adam also moved from Schoharie County to Jefferson County, New York.  He was employed there, and subsequently, as a farmer.

 

1850 US Census: Adam Becker, age 46 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Becker, age 49; daughter, Elizabeth Becker, age 18; son, Elijah Becker, age 15; daughter, Lydia Becker, age 13; son, Amenzo Becker, age 10; son, Omaldo Becker, age 10; son, John W. Becker, age 7; and daughter, Lucena Becker, age 5.

 

1860 US Census: Adam Becker, age 54 (b. NYS) was heading a household in Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Becker, age 58; son, Orlido Becker, age 20; son, John Becker, age 18; daughter, Lusina Becker, age 15; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Van Patten, age 89; and [granddaughter] Allice Spencer, age 4 (b. WI).

 

1870 US Census: Adam Becker, age 66 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Becker, age 69 (b. NYS); daughter, Lydia Branen, age 33; granddaughter, Alice Branen, age 14; and grandson, David Branen, age 11 [Perhaps enumerator misunderstood pronunciation of 'Brown' (Lydia's 2nd husband was Cephas Brown) and wrote 'Branen.']

 

Adam and Hannah (Van Patten) Becker had the following children:

 

(a. Twin daughters: Still born 1827; interred Sherwin Bay Cemetery, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b. Nancy Maria/Mariah Becker: (photos) Born 5 December 1828 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 30 April 1905 at Nunica, Crockery Township, Ottawa County, Michigan; interred Ottawa Center Cemetery, Crockery Township.  Married (1st) John W. Baldwin (photos) (b. 1824 in NYS, d. 6 March 1874 in Crockery Twp, MI) in 1845/43.  John was employed as a sailor in 1849.  He was later employed at the Grand River Brick Company.  On 7 June 1856 John signed a promissory note with his brother-in-law, David Spencer, Jr. in Chester Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.  Nancy and John had the following son:

 

(1) Oscar P. Baldwin: (photos) Born 23 August 1846 at Crockery, Ottawa County, Michigan.  Died there 28 August 1872; interred Ottawa Center Cemetery, Crockery Township, Ottawa County, Michigan.  Employed at the Grand River Brick Company.  Never married.

 

Following John's death (1874), Nancy's parents moved from Wisconsin to reside with her in Crockery Township, Michigan.  Nancy (Becker) Baldwin married (2nd) her neighbor, widower Theron F. Hunter, who had married (1st) Nancy's cousin, Priscilla (Becker) Hunter.  Nancy and Theron resided at Nunica, Crockery Township; they had no children of their own.

 

(c. George Henry Becker: Born 26 December 1830 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 2 August 1831 (age 8 mo.); interred Sherwin's Bay Cemetery, Brownville Township.

 

(d. Sarah Elizabeth Becker "Elizabeth": (photos) Born 7 July 1832 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (1st) Samuel O. Woolsey (b. 1832 in NYS, d. 28 Feb 1863 at Camp Randall, Madison, WI; interred Woolsey Cem.) on 4 February 1852 in Jefferson County, New York (The marriage was apparently re-recorded in WI, but erroneously as having occurred in 1862).  Moved to Wisconsin.  Sarah and Samuel had 3 children, including:

 

(1) Irvin Woolsey: Born 1857 in Adams County, Wisconsin.

 

(2) Emma Woolsey: Born 1859 in Adams County, Wisonsin.

 

Sarah (Becker) Woolsey married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, widower Chauncey Ogden Cummings on 25 May 1865 in Adams County, Wisconsin.  Chauncey had 4 children from his 1st marriage.  Sarah and Chauncey had 4 children and moved from Wisconsin to McPherson County, Kansas, then to Beaver County, Oklahoma, and last to California.

 

(e. Elijah Allen Becker: (photos) Born 30 October 1834 at Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 31 October 1915 at Breckenridge, Wheeler Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.  Veteran of the US Civil War.  Married Luanna Clarissa DeWolf (b. 17 May 1834 in Monroe Co., NY, d. 7 Mar 1923 at St. Louis, Gratiot Co., MI) on 7 October 1858.  They moved from Jefferson County, New York to Ottawa County, Michigan, and then to Gratiot County, Michigan.  Elijah and Luanna had the following children:

 

(1) Herbert Becker: Born about 1862 in Michigan.  Moved with his Aunt Sarah's family and cousin, David Norvil Brown, to McPherson County, Kansas, but subsequently returned to Michigan.

 

(2) Effie E. Becker: Born about 1865 in Michigan.

 

(3) Candace Becker: Born about 1868 in Michigan.

 

(4) Lillian Myrtle Becker: Born 8 Nov 1875 in Gratiot County, Michigan.  Died there 5 March 1876.

 

(f. Lydia Margaret Becker: (photos) Born 28 April 1837 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 4 June 1916 at a veteran's home, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; interred Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge, Wheeler Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.  Married (1st) David Spencer, Jr. (d. 7/8 Jul 1856, age 30 yrs, 11 mo., 15 days when a well caved in; interred Easton Cem, Adams Co., WI) on 1 January 1855 in Jefferson County, New York.  By 7 June 1856 was in Chester Township, Adams County, Wisconsin, where he signed, with his brother-in-law, John W. Baldwin, a promissory note.  Lydia and David had the following daughter:

 

(1) Alice Spencer: (photos) Born 26 August 1855.  Died 28 June 1936; interred Fair Plains Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.  Perhaps adopted by her step-father, Cephas Brown; see 1870 Census, above.  Married (1st) Charles Babcock on 28 April 1872 in Adams County, Wisconsin; no children.  Married (2nd) Madison "Matt" A. Baldwin (d. 4 Sep 1915; funeral Grand Rapids, MI); no children.

 

Lydia (Becker) Spencer married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, widower and neighbor Cephas Brown (photos) (b. 2 Nov 1830 in Scott Twp, Cortland Co., NY, d. 9/8 Jun 1864 during the American Civil War as a POW at the Andersonville prison, Sumter County, GA) on 30 May 1858 at Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin.  Cephas was employed as a farmer, carpenter, and in the lumber industry at Kilbourne City (now Wisconsin Dells), Columbia County, Wisconsin.  He enlisted in the Union Army 10 June 1862 at Grand Rapids, Michigan and, before capture, served in Company D, 2nd Battalion of the 16th Infantry Regiment of Michigan Volunteers. 

 

1860 US Census: Sephus Brown, age 29 (b. 1831 in NY), was heading a household in Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife Lydia Brown, age 23 (b. NY) and son, David Brown, age 1 (b. WI).

 

Cephas and Lydia (Becker)(Spencer) Brown had the following son:

 

(2) David Norvil Brown: (photos) Born 11 March 1859 in either Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin or at Kilbourne City (now Wisconsin Dells), Columbia County, Wisconsin.  Died 4 November 1941 at Liberty (suburb of Kansas City), Clay County, Missouri; interred there in the IOOF Cemetery.  Married, as her 1st husband, Etta Lovisa McGinnis (b. 4 Feb 1868 in Bremer Co., IA, d. 12 Feb 1945 at Riverside, CA; interred Evergreen Cem.), daughter of Orville and Mary (Goodwin) McGinnis, on 23 December 1885 at McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas and had the following son:

 

(a) Wallace Brown: Born 12 July 1887 at McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas.  Died 18 November 1965 at Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas.  Married Florence (Blair) Crosby on 4 December 1918 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  No children:

 

(b) Elfie Violet Brown: Born 19 December 1889 at McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas.  Died 14 March 1974 in Missouri; remains donated to a medical school.  Married Dr. Albert F. Kemp on 6 September 1912 at Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas.

 

(c) Lydia Winifred Brown: Born 5 November 1894 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Died there 9 March 1895; interred there in Union Cemetery.

 

(d) Henry Lawrence Brown: Born 1 January 1896 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Died there 25 May 1981; interred Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Raytown, Jackson County.  Married Myrtle Josephine Sly (b. 3 Aug 1893 at Armour, SD, d. 21 Sep 1981 at Kansas City, MO), daughter of George Joseph (b. 3 Feb 1855 at London, England, d. 1938) and Josephine (Weldert) Sly (b. 6 Feb 1870 at Bloomington, IL, d. 13 Apr 1946 at Springfield, MO), on 18 June 1919 at Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas and had the following son:

 

[1. George Lawrence Brown: Born 2 September 1920 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Died 26 November 1987 at St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri; interred Shepherd Hills Cemetery, Jefferson County, Missouri.  Married Margaret Julius in 1947 at Dupo, St. Clair County, Illinois and had the following children:

 

[a. Georgia Ann Brown: Born 26 August 1948.  Died 27 October 2010.  Married Larry Austin in 1968.  No children.

 

[b. Lawrence Herman Brown: Born 2 January 1951 at East St. Louis, Illinois.  Died 28 August 2012.  Never married.

 

[2. Wallace Clinton Brown: Born 16 January 1924 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Died there 12 April 1998; interred Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.  Married Margaret Pierce in 1948 at Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas and had the following children:

 

[a. Wallace Clinton Brown, Jr.

 

[b. Steven Dean Brown.

 

[c. Mark Henry Brown.

 

[3. Norvil Leary Brown: (photos) Born 1933 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Has an interest in his family's  history and helped compile a substantial part of the information in this Annex.  Married (1st) Alene Josephine Pierce (b. 1936 at Wellsville, Weber Co., Utah), daughter of Henry Oliver and Josephine (Round) Pierce, in 1952 at Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas and had the following children:

 

[a. Teresa Lynn Brown: Born 23 July 1953 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Died 17 November 2012.

 

[b. Debra Kay Brown: Born 1955 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Married Kelly Morris in 1981 at McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas.

 

Norvil and Alene (Pierce) Brown were divorced 1961 at Independence, Missouri.  Norvil married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Beverly Rae (Russell) Spicer (b. 1931 at Winfield, Cowley Co., KS), daughter of Orville James (b. 22 Dec 1905 at Kansas City, KS, d. 12 Mar 1972 at Russell, KS) and Helen Mae (Price) Russell (b. 8 May 1910 at Kansas City, KS, d. 11 Oct 1977 at Topeka, KS), in 1963 at Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas.  Beverly had the following daughter from her 1st marriage:

 

[c. Marsha Rae Spicer.

 

Norvil and Beverly (Russell)(Spicer) Brown had the following son:

 

[d. David Norvil Brown: Born 1966 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Married Margaret Mary Prosser in 1990 at Youngstown, Mahonging County, Ohio.

 

(e) Ellison Della Brown: Born 17 June 1898 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Died 19 December 1971 at Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.  Married Walter Charles May on 13 March 1920 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

 

Lydia (Becker)(Spencer) Brown married (3rd), as his 2nd wife, neighbor Talmadge Sheldon (photos) (b. 29 Dec 1814 in Warren Co., NY, d. ; interred with Lydia), son of Seneca Sheldon, on 12 September 1871 in Adams County, Wisconsin.  Later in the 1870s settled in Emerson Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.  Lydia and Talmadge had the following daughter:

 

(3) Altha May Sheldon: (photos) Born 5/7 May 1874.  Married (1st) Henry Curtis and had the following child:

 

(a) Child: Died as an infant. 

 

Altha (Sheldon) Curtis married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, widower Amos V. Hetzman, who had children from his 1st marriage.  Altha and Amos did not have children.

 

Talmadge Sheldon married (1st) Betsy Tefft and moved from New York to Adams County, Wisconsin.  Talmadge and Betsy had the following son:

 

(4) Horace Sheldon: (photos) Born 1844.  Died 31 May 1863 from wounds received at Grand Gulf, Mississippi during the US Civil War; member of Company H, 11th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment.

 

(g. Emenzo Frederick Becker: Twin.  Born 29 July 1839 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 26 January 1862 at Corinth, Adams County, Mississippi from complications of "camp fever" while serving in the Union Army during the US Civil War; Company E. 16 Infantry Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers (enlisted 26 Jun 1862); interred there initially in a marked grave, but when his remains were subsequently moved to Corinth National Cemetery, their identity was lost, so his remains are among the unknown soldiers there.  Married Mary B. Schoonover, daughter of Locy J. and Elizabeth (Brown) Schoonover, on 7 April 1859 in Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin and had the following children:

 

(1) Male: Still born 14 February 1861 in Easton Township, Adams County, Wisconsin.  Interred with his maternal (Schoonover) grandparents in the Easton Township Cemetery (referred to at that time as the Creek Burying Ground), Adams County.

 

(2) Martha "Mattie" Alyda/Alida Becker: Born 4 May 1862 at Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin.  Died 28/24 October 1898/99 in Persia Township, Harrison County, Iowa; interred there.  Was 2 months old when her father died.  Married (1st) Frank O. Cook, son of Joseph C. and Mary Lovice (Brown) Cook, on 11 November 1879 in (probably) Iowa and had the following children:

 

(a) Levi A. Cook: Born 28 February 1881.  Died 25 February 1882 in Persia Township, Harrison County, Iowa.

 

(b) Joseph Emenzo Cook: Born 3 December 1884.  Died after 1967.

 

Martha Alyda (Becker) Cook married (2nd) James Oren Hammond (b. Feb 1858) on 27 June 1887 in Persia Township, Harrison County, Iowa and had the following children:

 

(c) Alta May Hammond: Born 22 August 1888.  Married E. D. Hamman in Persia Township, Iowa and had the following children:

 

[1. Male.

 

[2. Male.

 

[3. Female.

 

(d) Effie Belle Hammond: Born 8 July 1890.  Married George earl Madsen on 6 September 1910 in Neola Township, Iowa and had the following children:

 

[1. Glen Edwin Madsen: Married (1st) Esther Ollie Hart.  Married (2nd) Lauretta May Glenn.

 

[2. Dean James Madsen.

 

(e) Charles Hammond: Born 26 August 1892.  Moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1920.  Married Anna Plambeck in Persia Township, Iowa and had the following children:

 

[1. Male.

 

[2. Male.

 

[3. Male.

 

[4. Female.

 

(f) Archie J. Hammond: Born 25 August/May 1894.  Married Marie Martens in Persia Township, Iowa and had the following children:

 

[1. Darlene Hammond.

 

[2. Malinda Hammond.

 

[3. Loretta Hammond.

 

[4. Female.

 

(g) Oscar Hammond: Born 30 September 1896.  Died December 1969 in Persia Township, Harrison County, Iowa.  Married Hannah Neilson in Persia Township.

 

(h. Orneldo "Uncle T" Increase Becker: (photos) Twin.  Born 25/29 July 1839 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 8/11 February 1911 in Gratiot County, Michigan from injuries received in a runaway wagon accident.  During the US Civil War moved from Michigan to Wisconsin to help his twin brother, Emenzo's wife.  In 1870 returned to Michigan, where he was employed as a farmer in Emerson Township.  Married Mary Ann Powers (b. abt 1842 in NYS), daughter of Mary A. (?) Pomers, on 15 January 1868 at Poynette, Columbia County, Wisconsin.  In 1870 Orneldo returned to Michigan with his family.  Orneldo and Mary Ann had the following children:

 

(1) Mary H. Becker: Born about 1871 in Michigan.

 

(2) Malora B. Becker: Born about 1875 in Michigan.

 

(i. John Wesley Becker: (photos) Born 16 July 1842 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 10 June 1898 at Whitehall, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.  Veteran of the US Civil War; 18th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (enlisted 26 September 1864; discharged 31 May 1865).  Married Harriet Emily Cummings, daughter of John's brother-in-law, Chauncey O. Cummings, on 23 December 1862 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1) Elnora Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(2) Nancy Marie Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(3) Flora Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(4) Joyce May Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(5) Ruth Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(6) Elizabeth Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(7) Lois Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(8) Harriet Becker: (photos) Employed as a school teacher.

 

(j. Lucena Alida Becker: (photos) Born 3 December 1844 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 26 May 1927 in Winona County, Minnesota; interred Lincoln Cemetery, Whitehall, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.  Married (1st) James Lloyd Woolsey, Jr. (b. 13 Aug 1833 at Pillar Point, d. 13 Nov 1865 from complications of consumption; interred Woosley Cem. on the Becker farm), son of James Lloyd and Roxalane (Ackerman) Woolsey, on 28 February 1861 at Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Ella A. Woolsey: Born 6 February 1864 in Adams County, Wisconsin.  Died 3 January 1960 at Ashley, McIntosh County, North Dakota.  Married Adam Warren about 1883.

 

Following James' death, Lucena (Becker) Woolsey married (2nd) John Charles Lamberson (d. 20 Jun 1917 in Winona Co., MN; interred with Lucena) and had the following children:

 

(2) Alfred J. Lamberson.

 

(3) Bernice Lamberson: Married (?) Lowe.

 

(4) George W. Lamberson.

 

(5) Lloyd H. Lamberson.

 

(5. Frederick Van Patten #1: Born 26 March 1802 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Died by 1810.

 

(6. Margaret Van Patten: Born 1 October 1803 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Died 23 March 1872 at Cooksville, Porter Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Moved to Wisconsin before 1834.  Married Peter D. Becker (b. 1802 in Schoharie Co., NY, d. Rock Co., WI), cousin of Adam Becker (Para. (4., above), on 13 March 1825 in Brownsville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Peter was employed as a ship's carpenter in New York, but was employed as a farmer in Wisconsin.  Margaret and Peter had the following children:

 

(a. Christina Becker: Born 12 November 1827 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Uriah Courtier about 1847 and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Margaret Courtier: Born before 1850.  Died 8 March 1872; interred Cooksville, Porter Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

(b. Mary Elizabeth Becker: Born 1832 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(c. Franklin Becker: Born 1834 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: b. Porter Twp, Rock Co., WI).

 

(d. Lydia Becker: Born 1835 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: b. Porter Twp, Rock Co., WI).

 

(e. Cornelia Becker: Born 1839 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: b. Porter Twp, Rock Co., WI).

 

(f. Margaret Becker: Born October 1840 in Porter Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Died there 13 October 1840; interred Cooksville, Rock County.

 

(g. David Becker: Born 1852 in Porter Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

(7. Simon Van Patten: Born 25/24 October 1807 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Died 9 December 1894 (also seen: perhaps d. Oct 1894) at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Moved to Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York his family about 1825.  Subsequently moved to Porter Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Lucy Bates (b. 25 Jul 1815 at Watertown, Jefferson Co.) on 14 October 1830 in Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Minard Van Patten: Born about 1833 in Jefferson County, New York State.

 

(b. Oliver Van Patten: Born 3 September 1834 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Mary Jones (b. 1838 in Wales) on 6 October 1862 in Rock County, Wisconsin and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Lizza/Lizzie Van Patten: Born 27 September 1863 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Employed as a school teacher in 1880.

 

(c. James Van Patten: Born about 1836 in New York State.

 

(d. Frederick S. Van Patten: Born 7 April 1837 in Jefferson County, New York State.  Moved to Wisconsin with his parents, and about 1876 moved to Afton, Union County, Iowa.  About 1895 moved to Des Moines, Iowa.  Married Kate Gutheridge on 5 November 1871 in Rock County, Wisconsin and about 1882 had a daughter.

 

(e. Artemus Van Patten: Born 9 September 1839 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 29 January 1942, age 102, at the Masonic Hospital in Des Moines.  Married Jennie Stevens on 17 September 18??.  In 1894 resided at Perry, Dallas County, Iowa.  Before 1930 moved to Des Moines, Iowa.

 

(f. Dempster Van Patten: Born about 1840 in New York State.

 

(g. Elizabeth Van Patten: Born about 1844 in New York State.

 

Note: A child of SL & ML (gender illegible) (d. 14 Jul 1862, age 15?) is interred in the Ferry Cemetery, Brownville, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(h. Everett/Ernest Van Patten: Born 13 April 1849 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1933 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Family Bible indicates his name is Everett; however, is referred to as Ernest in the 1850 US Census.  In 1894 resided at Albany, Green County, Wisconsin, where he and partner, G. H. Turner were dealers in grain, wool, livestock, and tobacco.  Married Eva Josephine Hoxie on 10 November 1875 at Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin and had the following children:

 

(1) Lulu May Van Patten: Born 4 November 1879 in Union Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  In 1968 resided at Janesville, Wisconsin.  Never married.

 

(2) Everett H. Van Patten: Born 2 June 1894 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married and had children.

 

(i. James "Jim" Bates Van Patten: Born 2 November 1851 in a small log cabin in Porter Township, Rock County, Wisconsin that his father built when he first arrived from New York with his family.  Died 24 April 1926 at Evansville, Wisconsin.  Married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Caroline Morgan (b. 24 Oct 1850 at Union, Rock Co., WI, d. 4 Jan 1911 at Evansville, Rock Co.) on 2 November 1876 in Rock County, Wisconsin and had the following son:

 

(1) John Wesley/Frederick Van Patten: Born 22 April 1884 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Died 23 April 1948.  Married Lucy M. Doilly on 18 September 1917.

 

(8. Frederick D. Van Patten: Born 14/4 August 1810 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Died 9 September 1869, age 59, in Polkton Township, Ottawa County, Michigan; interred there in Eastmanville Cemetery.  About 1825 moved with his family to Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (1st) Elvira/Elivia/Emaline (?) (b. 10 Feb 1811 in NYS, d. 9 Mar 1843, age 32 yrs, 27 days, at Pillar Point, Brownville Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; interred Sherwin Bay Cem., Brownville Twp.) about 1830/31 in Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. George H. Van Patten: Born 21 August 1832/33 in New York State.  Died 14 November 1916.  In 1850 resided with his father and step mother in Rock County, Wisconsin.  In 1874 resided at 9 Linn Street, Iowa City, Iowa, where he was employed as a carpenter/architect.  Married Harriet (?) after 1850.

 

(b. Alfred "Alfonse" I. Van Patten: Born 1834 (also seen: abt 1836) in Jefferson County, New York State.  In 1850 resided with his father and step mother in Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

(c. Francis Van Patten: Born 1837 in Jefferson County, New York State.  Died in Rock County, Wisconsin.  In 1850 resided with his father and step mother in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Emma Gene Harden (b. 1848 in NYS, d. Rock Co., WI) on 10 March 1867 at Porter, Rock County, Wisconsin and had the following son:

 

(1) Charles Frederick Van Patten: Born 28 January 1873 at Cooksville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Died 1 June 1943 at San Diego County, California.

 

Following Elvira's death in 1843, Frederick Van Patten married (2nd) Eveline (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(d. Olive Van Patten: Born 1849 in Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

(9. Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 23 November 1813 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Perhaps married Philip Bronk about 1840.

 

3   Adam "Asau" Van Patten

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 16 March 1793 in Sharon Township, Schoharie County, New York.  Died 2 November 1888 at Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York; interred Harrisville, Lewis County, New York.  Moved in 1817 to Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York, where he was employed as a farmer.  Married (2nd) Eliza (?) (b. 1812).

 

1820 US Census: Adam Van Patten was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household included 1 male under 10; 1 male 16 to 26; 1 male 26 to 45; 1 female 16 to 26.  Two were engaged in agriculture.

 

1825 NYS Census: Adam was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household included 2 males and 4 females, including 1 male age 18 to 45 and 1 female under age 45.

 

1850 US Census: Adam, employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2. Wife #1: Sertina "Celina" Newman

 

Born 2 February 1802 at Rensselaer, New York.  Died 30 September 1871 at Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Married Adam Van Patten on 4 March 1817 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Captain William C. Van Patten: Born November 1817 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: b. 1820 in Schoharie Co., NY).  Died 21 October 1873 at Lincoln, Berrien County, Michigan.  Veteran of the US Civil War.  Married (1st) Charlotte (?) (d. 9 Jul 1865, age 38 yr, 4 mo., 13 days; interred Ferry Cem., Pillar Point, Brownville Twp) and had the following children:

 

(1. Carrie E. Van Patten: Born 24 September 1847 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 15 July 1851, age 3 years, 4 months, 21 days; interred Ferry Cemetery, Pillar Point, Brownville Township.

 

(2. Lovisa E. Van Patten: Born 23 April 1849 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Rounds and in 1888 resided at Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan, when she deeded property in Jefferson County, New York to George E. Butterfield.

 

(3. William Franklin Van Patten: Born 1852 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Ross A. (?) and in 1888 resided at St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan.

 

(4. Edwin/Edgar C. Van Patten: Born October 1854 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Margaret O. (?) and in 1888 resided in Montague Township, Muskegon County, Michigan.

 

(5. Elbridge Van Patten: Born 1857 in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Apparently died before 1888.

 

(6. Riley Van Patten: (perhaps) Born 1863.

 

Following Charlotte's death, William Van Patten moved to Michigan, where he married Emily (?) (b. abt 1841 in MI) and had the following child:

 

(7. Erry Van Patten: Born 1868 in Michigan.

 

b. Eliza Van Patten: Born 1822 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Perhaps died before 1850.  Married Simeon Wells (b. 1818) about 1843 and had the following children:

 

(1. Simon Juda Wells: Born 1843 in New York State.  In 1870 was employed as Postmaster at East Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(2. Elizabeth Wells: Born 1847 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Henry Van Patten: Born 1827/29 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New  York.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Elizabeth Van Patten: Born 1846 in New York State.

 

(2. William N. Van Patten: Born October 1857 in New York State.  Married Laura A. (?) (b. Oct 1855 in NY) and had the following children:

 

(a. Geneva B. Van Patten: Born April 1887 in New York State.

 

(b. Leta L. Van Patten: Born December 1891 in New York State.

 

(c. Willie D. Vanpatten: Born 1895 in New York State.

 

d. Rhoda Van Patten: Born 29 September 1829 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 3/5 December 1849 at Brownville, Brownville Township from complications of typhus fever; interred Ferry Cemetery, Pillar Point.

 

e. Hannah Van Patten: Born 1830 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

f. George Nelson Van Patten "Nelson": Born 1831/32 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New  York.  Died 1916 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Sand Hill Cemetery, near Natural Bridge, Wilna Township, Jefferson County.  Veteran of the US Civil War; Company B., 186th NY.  Married Eveline Ackerman (b. 1835 at Pillar Pt., d. 1872 at Brownville, Brownville Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of David W. and Mary Ann (Baker) Ackerman, and had the following children:

 

(1. Brayton Van Patten: Born 1856 in New York State.

 

(2. Hattie Van Patten: Born 1863 in New York State.

 

g. Frederick Adam Van Patten: See generation 2, below.

 

h. Harriet Van Patten: Born 1835 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

i. Simon Bates Van Patten: Born 5 July 1838 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 14 July 1909 at Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York; interred Garrison Cemetery, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York.  Married (1st) Eliza Ann Groom (d. 1899) about 1860 and had the following children:

 

(1. Earl Russell Van Patten: Born 1863 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 1925.  Never married.

 

(2. Everett Thomas Van Patten: Born 13 April 1869.  Died 7 April 1944.  Married Ada Secor.

 

(3. Minnie Van Patten: Born 19 November 1876.  Died 2 May 1877.

 

Simon Van Patten married (2nd) Millie Luther.

 

j. Margaret Van Patten: Born 1840/41 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died about 1883 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York; interred Pitcairn Cemetery.  In 1860 was employed as a school teacher in Pitcairn Township.  Married Ephraim Adelbert Parish, son of Sandford and Rhoda (Carpenter) Parish, and had the following children:

 

(1. Lucinda Parish: Born 1861 in New York State.

 

(2. Frank L. Parish: Born 1864.

 

(3. Alvin Parish: Born 1865.  Died 1886 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(4. Russell W. Parish: Born 1867 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 24 july 1924 at Burlington, Vermont.

 

(5. Luna M. Parish: Born 1870 at Pitcairn Forks, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Married (?) Casey and had the following children:

 

(a. Frank Casey: Born May 1887 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b. Grace A. Casey: Born July 1888.

 

(c. Child.

 

(d. John Casey.

 

(e. Child.

 

(6. Lizzie E. Parish: Born 1871 in New York State.

 

(7. Ada E. Parish: Born 21 January 1875 in New York State.  Died 10 November 1963 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(8. Worth W. Parish: Born 24 February 1880 at Pitcairn Forks, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 28 September 1945 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Owned a taxi service company in Watertown.  Married (1st) Edith M. Waters, daughter of Eugene and Sarah Jane (Phelps) Waters and had the following children:

 

(a. Clifford Worth Parish: Born 14 June 1907 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1 November 1947 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Employed as an auto mechanic.  Married Lena May Burdick, daughter of Adelbert Hiram and Barbara (Campany) Burdick on 1 May 1929 at Savannah, Wayne County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Harold Frederick Parish: Married Rosalyn Cara-Bell Sweet, daughter of Edward C. and Edith May (Carpenter) Sweet, and had the following son:

 

(a) Michael Parish.

 

(2) Delbert Parish: Born 1931.  Died 1931 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(3) Barbara Cornelia Parish: Married (1st) William Eseltine, son of Lloyd Elvin and O'Dell (Gokey) Eseltine, and had the following son:

 

(a) Clifford Lloyd Eseltine.

 

Barbara (Parish) Eseltine married (2nd) Edward Benway.

 

(4) Minerva Edith Parish: Born 29 may 1934 in Henderson Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 2 June 1990 at Watertown, Jefferson County.  Married Dale Edward Liscomb and had the following children:

 

(a) Deborah Ann Liscomb: Married Ian John Cameron Hill and had the following children:

 

[1. Christapher John Hill.

 

[2. Stephanie Marie Hill.

 

(b) Tina Marie Liscomb: Married (1st) Conrad Richard Kohl and had the following children:

 

[1. Terry Ann Kohl.

 

[2. Conrad Peter Kohl.

 

Tina (Liscomb) Kohl married (2nd) Steven Helmer and had the following daughter:

 

[3. Barbara Ann Helmer.

 

(c) Donna Lee Liscomb: Married Jeffery Thomas Shannon, son of Harold Kenneth and Margaret Elizabeth (Decker) Shannon, and had the following children:

 

[1. Jordan Thomas Kenneth Shannon.

 

[2. Brittany Lynn Helen Shannon.

 

(d) Dale Edward Liscomb: Married Kim (?) and had the following children:

 

[1. Heather Liscomb.

 

[2. Stacie Liscomb.

 

[3. Jessie Liscomb: Married (?) Paro.

 

(e. Doris May Liscomb: Married Jeffery Thomas Cronk and had the following children:

 

[1. Jeffery Thomas Cronk, Jr.

 

[2. Holden Andrew Clifford Cronk.

 

[3. Brooke Cronk.

 

[4. Nicolas Cronk.

 

(5) Francis Parish: Married Dorthy Bowlus, daughter of Emerson E. and Eva Mae (?) Bowlus, and had the following children:

 

(a) Richard Bowlus Parish.

 

(b) Barbara Ann Parish: Married Robert Gillespie and had the following children:

 

[1. Robert Gillespie, Jr.

 

[2. Timothy Gillespie.

 

(c) William Clifford Parish: Married (1st) Sue Anna Goslin and had the following children:

 

[1. Denise Ann Parish.

 

[2. Carla Jean Parish.

 

William Parish married (2nd) Juanita (Courtney) Capossere, who had the following children before their marriage:

 

[3. Christina Marie Courtney.

 

[4. Stephene Ann Capossere.

 

[5. Angela Louise Capossere.

 

(d) Linda Marie Parish: Married George Morsell Lintnicum and had the following children:

 

[1. Rochelle Lintnicum.

 

[2. Jason Lintnicum.

 

[3. Jenna Lintnicum.

 

(e) Bobby Gene Parish: Married (1st) Robin (?).  Married (2nd Lisa Monday.  Had the following children:

 

[1. Brandon Parish.

 

[2. Duston Parish #1.

 

(f. Lloyd Herbert Parish: Married Elizabeth (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Evelin Parish: With (?) had the following daughter:

 

(a) Jazmine Parish.

 

(2) Poco Parish.

 

(3) Abraham Parish.

 

(g. John Herbert Parish.

 

(h. Deborah Louise Parish: Born 22 September 1966 at Tacoma, Washington.  Died there 14 November 1966.

 

(i. James Theodore Parish.

 

(j. Tammy Louise Parish: Married Richard Baker.

 

(k. Mathew Elvin Parish.

 

(l. Daniel Wayne Parish.

 

(6) Eli Elmer Parish: Married Rose Mae Gregory and had the following children:

 

(1. Roseanne Parish: Married Scott Summer and had the following children:

 

(a. Amanda Marie Summer.

 

(b. Elizabeth Ann Summer.

 

(2. Janet Lynn Parish: Married Scott Bushman and had the following children:

 

(a. Michael Rose Bushman.

 

(b. Millissa Sue Bushman.

 

(3. Kelly Jo Parish.

 

(4. Susan Elane Parish.

 

(5. Samantha Jean Parish.

 

(6. Eli Elmer Parish, Jr.

 

(7) Marjorie Eva Parish: Married Norbert Kalisz and raised the following children:

 

(a) Tammy L. Newman.

 

(b) Johnny Parish.

 

(8) Clifford Worth Parish, Jr.: Married Helen Edna Loomis, daughter of Ivan Henry and Margaret Victoria (Gault) Loomis, and had the following children:

 

(a) Clifford Worth Parish, III: Married Lou Ann Herse, daughter of John and Sue (Lyman) Herse, and had the following son:

 

[1. Nathaniel Ivan Parish.

 

Clifford Parish, III married (2nd) Ruth Ann Kerr.

 

(b) Cherri Lynn Parish: Married (1st) Marshall Clarence Mooney, Jr., son of Marshall Clarence and Mary Ann (Kampnich) Mooney, and had the following children:

 

[1. Justin Marshall Mooney.

 

[2. Brain Michael Mooney.

 

Cherri (Parish) Mooney married (2nd) John Thompson.

 

(c) Michael Lloyd Parish: Married (twice) Susan Doris Panetta and had the following children:

 

[1. Jeffery Michael Parish.

 

[2. Melissa Sue Parish.

 

[3. Michael Lloyd Parish.

 

(d) Sally Ann Parish: Married Dennis Scott Kohl, son of Ralph and Ardis (Matthews) Kohl, and had the following children:

 

[1. Joshua Scott Kohl.

 

[2. Courtney Ann Kohl.

 

(e) Amy Jo Parish: Had the following daughter:

 

[1. Megan Margaret Parish.

 

(9) Herbert Lloyd Parish: Married Barbara Jean Taylor and had the following children:

 

(a) Robin Marie Parish: Married (1st) Lee Maine and had the following son:

 

[1. Joshua Lee Maine.

 

Robin (Parish) Maine married (2nd) Marty Cologer.

 

(b) Dennis Christopher Parish.

 

(c) Herbert Lloyd Parish, Jr.

 

(10) Lloyd Elmer Parish: Married Anna Mae Smith and had the following children:

 

(a) Laurie Ann Parish: Married Jeffery Kitzman and raised the following children:

 

[1. Brandy (?).

 

[2. Kataya Timera Kitzman.

 

(b) Lloyd William Parish.

 

(c) Robert Parish.

 

(11) Morris Worth Parish: Married (1st) Marlene Busto and had the following children:

 

[1. Morris Worth Parish, Jr.

 

[2. Mary Parish.

 

[3. Misty Parish.

 

Morris Parish married (2nd) Evelyn Jane Hodkinson and had the following children:

 

[4. Scott Parish.

 

[5. Marty Parish.

 

[6. Mark Parish.

 

(12) Elmer Roy Parish: Married Sandra Newton and had the following children:

 

[1. Marion Helena Parish: Married Danny Burnham and had the following children:

 

[a. Christopher Burnham.

 

[b. Jessie Burnham.

 

[c. Aaron Burnham.

 

[2. Annette Lou Parish.

 

[3. Elmer Roy Parish, Jr.

 

(b. Edwin Parish: Born 15 March 1909 at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1913 at Watertown, Jefferson County.

 

Worth W. Parish married (2nd) Minerva R. Bean on 8 February 1919 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2   Frederick Fred Adam Van Patten

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 23 October 1833 at Pillar Point, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 11 August 1899 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County.  Soon after marriage moved to Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York (on Route 3, 4 to 5 miles north of Harrisville), where he operated a lime kiln.

 

2. Wife: Ellen Loop

 

Born 25 December 1840 at Scriba, Oswego County, New York.  Died 18 February 1901 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Frederick Adam Van Allen on 1 January 1857 at Pillar Point, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. William Nelson Van Patten: Born 25 October 1857 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died there 10 March 1940; interred Garrison Cemetery, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York.  Resided at Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Married Laura Ann Peabody (b. 26 Oct 1855 in Pitcairn Twp, d. there 1910; interred Garrison Cem.), daughter of Isaac Blake (b. 6 Apr 1808 in VT) and Sally Bethia (Lawton) Peabody (b. 6 Dec 1821 in NY), and had the following children:

 

(1. Geneva B. Van Patten: Born 13 April 1887 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died June 1975 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Roy C. Mason (b. abt 1885) and had the following children:

 

(a. Lillian E. Mason: Born 24 September 1910 in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 11 September 1996 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Fred M. Wilder (b. 27 Jul 1914, d. 24 Feb 1997 at Watertown, NY) on 11 July 1937.

 

(b. Leta I. Mason: Born 16 March 1915 in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 30 June 1991 at Watertown, Jefferson County.  Married Harlan H. Barr (b. 20 Jul 1909 at Watertown, d. there 29 Dec 1974), son of Hobert B. (b. abt 1877 in NY) and Gertrude (?) Barr (b. abt 1880 in NY), on 24 October 1940 at Fayetteville, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(2. Leta L. Van Patten: Born December 1891 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(3. William “Willie” David Van Patten: Born 11 June 1894 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died February 1970 at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County.  Married Pearl J. Hazelton (b. Jun 1897 in Pitcairn Twp, d. there 1929), daughter of Fredric D. (b. May 1871 in NY) and Blanche B. (Hosmer) Hazelton (b. Jun 1872 in NY), about 1916 in Pitcairn Township and had the following children:

 

(a. Karl Van Patten: Born 1917 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(b. Eunice H. Van Patten: Born 1918 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

b. Estella Van Patten: Born 18 October 1871 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died there 26/16 November 1907.  Married John Adelbert Peabody (b. 3 May 1868 in Pitcairn Twp, d. after 1930 in Fine Twp, St. Lawrence Co.), son of Isaac Blake and Sally Bethia (Lawton) Peabody of Pitcairn, and had the following children:

 

(1. Edgar Peabody: Born October 1894 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(2. George I. Peabody: Born 8 April 1901 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 18 February 1988.

 

c. Cora Sarah Van Patten: Born 9 July 1879 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 8 December 1960 at Rome, Oneida County New York; interred Evergreen Cemetery, Lee, Oneida County, New York.  Married (1st) Frank M. Eves (b. 9 Dec 1874 in LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. Apr 1910 in Rutland Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; interred Black River Cem.) and had the following children:

 

(1. Grant Eves: Born 28 March 1898 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 11 September 1900.

 

(2. Clerance Eves: Born January 1990 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 4 September 1900.

 

(3. Glenn W. Eves: Born 1902 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Perhaps legally adopted by his step father, George LePine, or took the LePine surname, since at age 17 (time of the 1920 US Census), he was referred to as Glenn Lepine.

 

(4. Olive M. Eves: Born 1904 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1924; interred Black River Cemetery.  Perhaps legally adopted by her step father, George LePine, or took the LePine surname, since at age 15 (time of the 1920 US Census), she was referred to as Olive Lepine.

 

Cora married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, her neighbor, George O. Lepine (b. 27 Jul 1871 at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., NY, d. 22 Jun 1954 at Rome, Oneida Co., NY; interred Evergreen Cem., Lee, Oneida Co., NY) in 1911 in Rutland Township and resided initially at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Later resided at Rome, New York.  George had married 1st Orilla Glode (b. Feb 1871 in NY, d. 1909 in Rutland Twp) in 1896 in New York and had the following children:

 

(5. Arthur Theodore Lepine: Born 24 July 1896 at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died January 1984 in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Veteran of World War I; US Army.  Resided last in Malone Township.

 

(6. Richard H. Lepine: Born February 1898 at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 15 January 1957 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York from complications of a heart attack; interred Notre Dame Cemetery, Ogdensburg.  Veteran of World War I; US Navy.  Married Blanche B. Carriere (b. 21 Sep 1903 in Canada, d. 27 Sep 1999 at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., NY) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Phyllis A. Lepine: Born about 1926 in Jefferson County, New York.  Graduated 1943 from Augustinian Academy, Carthage and 1946 from the A. Barton Hepburn School of Nursing, Ogdensburg.  Married Charles Kingston and resided at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(7. Mary J. Lepine: Born March 1900 in Oswegatchie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(8. Edith Lepine: Born 1903 in New York State.

 

George and Cora Sarah (Van Patten)(Eves) Lepine had the following children:

 

(9. Myrtle Ellen Lepine: Born 1912 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(10. Oleta M. Lepine: Born 17 March 1917 at Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 4 March 1989 at Rome, Oneida County, New York.  Married (1st) Timothy Bernard Delaney (b. 11 Jun 1895 at Oneida, Madison Co., NY, d. 26 Aug 1962 at Rome, NY).  Married (2nd) (?) Weller about 1964 in New York.

 

d. Arthur Frederick Van Patten: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Arthur Frederick Van Patten:

 

Born 20 January 1882 in Pitcairn Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 20 October 1962 at Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Rutland Township.  Married Eva Lena Drake, paragraph 4.d.(6.(d. of the Almond Drake (9) page, on 29 May 1906.

 

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Other (still unidentified) Van Patten names:

 

1. "Uncle" Lynn Van Patten: (photos) Married Lelia Horner (photos). (See Horner Annex)  Probably not a close relative of Arthur Frederick Van Patten.

 

2. Ryan Van Patten:

 

1900 US Census: Ryan, age 50 (b. Sep 1849) was heading of a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Mary, age 32 (b. Jan 1868; had had 2 children, both died), and Ryan's cousin, Hattie Legros, age 7 (b. Feb 1893).

 

 

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