Category Archives: Immigrant – Continent

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Johann Conrad Weiser

Johann Conrad WEISER Sr. (1662 – 1746) (Wikipedia) was a German soldier, baker, and farmer who fled his homeland with thousands of other German Palatines and settled in New York. Weiser became a leader in the Palatine community and was founder of their … Continue reading

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Jan Johannes DeLong

Jan Johannes DeLONG (1690- 1763) was Alex’s 8th Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Jan Johannes DeLong was born in 1690 Rochester, Ulster, New York. His parents were were Adrianus DeLANGE and Rachel Jansen PEER.  He married Anna Magdalena … Continue reading

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Leendert Arentsen De Grauw

Leendert Arentsen De GRAUW (c. 1601 – 1664) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Leendert Arentsen De Grauw was born about 1601 at Aalsmeer, Noord Holland, Netherlands. His birth is based on his … Continue reading

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Barent Jansen (Post)

Barent JANSEN  (Post) (1594 – 1647) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of  8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Barent Jansen was born About 1594 in the Netherland.  He married [__?__].  Barent  died 1647 in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands. Children of Jan … Continue reading

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Hildebrand Pietersen

Hildebrand PIETERSEN (1613 – 1639) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Hildebrand Pietersen was born in 1613 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He married Femmetje ALBERTSE. Hildebrand died in 1639 in New Amsterdam, NY. … Continue reading

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Martin Buck

Martin BUCK (1689 – 1743) was Alex’s 8th Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Martin Buck (Booken) was born in Germany, most likely in the Palatine.  His father, Paul BUCK, was born in  Germany. He married Elizabeth Becker … Continue reading

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Jan Barentsen (Post)

Jan BARENTSEN (Post) (1620 – 1669) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Jan Barentsen was born 1620 in Netherlands. His father was Barent JANSEN. He married  Nieltje Von BREUCKELEN in Netherlands.   … Continue reading

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