Hope WILLEMZE (1650 – 1704) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line.
Hope Willemze was born about 1650 in Hempstead, Nassau, NY. His parents were Robert WILLIAMS and Sarah WASHBOURNE. He married Mary [__?__] in 1668 in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, NY. Hope died 9 Aug 1704 in Cape May, New Jersey.
Mary [__?__] was born about 1638.
Children of Hope and Mary:
|1.||Robert WILLEMZE||1669 in Tarrytown, Westchester, NY||Greesje CERANT (Grace Serant)
19 Feb 1689 Kitchewan NY
|1750 Phillipsburgh, Westchester, NY|
|2.||Sarah Williams||c. 1700
Oyster Bay, Nassau, NY.
|20 February 1751 in Westbury, Nassau, NY.|
Robert Williams’ will 2 Dec 1680 Written. 23 Apr 1682 Proven Leave to his son Hope Williams, 100 acres of land, which he hath already.
30 Nov 1692 – Hope and his mother signed a deed to Thomas Cook.
1692 – His mother’s will left To a son Hope “all my horses wherever he can find them.”
Hope and his brother John, stayed on in Lusum until the early 1700’s and then moved to Cold Spring Harbor and Oyster Bay respectively. From their various land transfers it may be assumed that they got along well together. At one time, however, John refused to sell Hope his share in his mother’s orchard.
1. Robert WILLEMZE (See his page)
2. Sarah Williams
Sarah’s husband Joseph Clements was born about 1689 in Westbury, Nassau County, New York. His parents were James Clements and Sarah Hinchman. Joseph died on 16 SEP 1748 at Westbury, Nassau County, New York.