Cornelius Brink

Cornelius BRINK (1730 – 1793) was Alex’s 7th Grandfather; one of 256 in this generation of the Shaw line.

Cornelius Brink was born 25 Jan 1730 in Kingston, NY. His parents were Jacob BRINK and Annetje POST. He married Annetje Jannetje WINNE 17 Mar 1751 in Kingston, NY. Cornelius died 7 Sep 1793 in  Plattekill or Marlborough, NY.

Cornelius lived the last part of his life in Marlboro New York

Annetje Jannetje Winne was born Sep 1733 in Kingston, NY. Her parents were Pieter WINNE and Antje MERKEL. Annetje died in Saugerties, NY.

The village land of “Saugerties” was obtained from Esopus Indian Kaelcop, chief of the Amorgarickakan Family. Governor Andros purchased the land on April 27, 1677, for the price of a piece of cloth, a blanket, some coarse fiber, a loaf of bread, and a shirt. The village was incorporated in 1831 as “Ulster,” but it changed its name to “Saugerties” in 1855. In 1710, during the Palatine immigration, over 3,000 German Palatines were sent here by the English Crown to manufacture naval stores, tar, and turpentine.

In 1730, a subdivision of the town called “Katsbaan” was established. The Palatine settlers and Dutch settlers built a stone church in Katsbaan in 1732.

13 Children of Cornelius and Annetje:  baptized at the Katsbaan Church, and one at Kingston, for a total of 14 children.

Name Born Married Departed
1. Cornelis  Brink 4 Jul 1752 Ulster, NY Maria Hommel
26 Apr 1778
19 May 1820
2. Jacob Brink 15 Apr 1754 Christina Longyear
Ulster, NY
30 Dec 1843 Lake Katrine, Ulster, NY
3. Antje Brink 27 Dec 1755 Baltes Kiefer
4 Aug 1776 Ulster County NY
16 Jun 1841 Saugerties, NY
4. Pieter Cornelius Brink 20 Nov 1757 Kingston, NY Lena (Helena) Whitaker
14 May 1778 Kingston RDC, Kingston, Ulster County, NY
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Catharina Burhans
18 May 1805 Kingston, NY
22 Jan 1839 Saugerties
5. Jannetie BRINK 5 Sep 1759 Saugerties, Ulster, New York Hendrik TURK
1778
Ulster County, NY
before 1801 in Kingston, Ulster, New York
6. Mareitje Brink 3 Oct 1761 Johannes Wolfen
17 Apr 1779 – Ulster, New York
16 Jun 1841 Saugerties
7. Jan Brink 7 Feb 1763 Katsbaan (Saugerties), Ulster, NY Catharina Hommel
28 Apr 1782 Kingston, Ulster, NY
15 Jan 1843
8. Adam Brink 7 Feb 1763 Katsbaan (Saugerties), Ulster, NY Catharina Snyder
8 May 1783 Katsbaan (Saugerties), Ulster, NY
30 Jun 1843 Ulster
9. Annatien Brink Jun 1765 William France “Wilhelmus Frans or Franz”
17 Jul 1784 Katsbaan / Saugerties, Ulster County, NY
6 Mar 1852 Ulster County, NY
10. Isaack (Isaac) Brink 21 Apr 1767 Rachel Blackwell
15 Feb 1787 Kingston
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Maria Folant
5 Dec 1805
11. Catharina Brink 1 Jun 1769
12. Zacharias Brink 2 Feb 1773
13. William Brink 29 Nov 1775 Harriet Post
25 Jan 1801 Kingston
or
Maria France (Frans or Franz)
20 Apr 1806 Kingston, NY
6 Sep 1831
14. Cornelia Brink 25 Apr 1778 George Jensen
9 Jun 1798 – Kingston, Ulster, NY
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Frederick Stafford
16 Apr 1812
17 Mar 1852 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Hudson, at Marlboro, NY

Several members of the Brink family signed this agreement to maintain constitutional rights dated at Kingston this 1st day of July 1775 by order of the Committee

General association signed by the freeholders and inhabitants of Kingston, Ulster County, being similar to that adopted and signed by the members of the Provincial Congress, including the delegates from Ulster County—to wit: James Clinton, Johannis Hardenbergh, Egbert Dumond, Christopher Tappen, John Nicholson, and Jacob Hoornbeek.

Persuaded that the salvation of the rights and liberties of America depends, under God, on the firm union of its Inhabitants in a vigorous prosecution of the measures necessary for its safety; and convinced of the necessity of preventing the anarchy and confusion which attend the dissolution of the powers of Government we the Freemen Freeholders and Inhabitants of the town of Kingston Ulster County being greatly alarmed at the avowed design of the Ministry to raise a revenue in America, and shocked by the bloody scene now acting in the Massachusetts Bay do in the most solemn manner, Resolve never to become slaves; and do associate under all the ties of Religion, honour and love to our country, to adopt and endeavor to carry into execution whatever measures may be recommended by the Continental Congress, or resolved upon by our Provincial Convention, for the purpose of preserving our Constitution, and opposing the execution of the several arbitrary and oppressive acts of the British Parliament until a reconciliation between Great Britain and America on constitutional principles (which we most ardently desire) can be obtained and that we will in all things follow the advice of our General Committee respecting the purposes aforesaid the preservation of Peace and good order and safety of individuals and private property.

John Brink, John Brinck, Jr.; Petrus Brinck, Cornelis J. Brink, Cornelis C. Brink, Jacob Brink, Petrus C. Brink,

Cornelius’ sons-in-law also signed Baltus Kiever, Hendrick Turk, and Johannis Wolfin, Jr

Several members of the Winne family also signed Laurence Winne, Peter A. Wiune, Arent Whine, Benjamin Winne,

In pursuance of a resolve of the Provincial Congress of the Colony of New York dated the 29th day of May 1775 we the committee of the Corporation of Kingston in the County of Ulster, do hereby certify that the above list or roll contains all the persons’ names who have signed the General Association within the Corporation of Kingston; also annexed list returned to us, containing the names of a troop of horse, who reside in different parts of the said County; and also a list on the back hereof of the persons’ names who have refused to sign the said Association. All which, with humble submission, we herewith return to the Provincial Congress aforesaid.

Children

1. Cornelis C. Brink

Cornelis’ godparents were Frederich Wenne and his wife Anna Maria Dewit.

Cornelis’ wife Maria Hommel was baptized  6 Oct 1753 Saugerties, Ulster Cty, NY. Her parents were Johannes Hommel (1714 – ) and Antje Maria Snyder (1714 – 1760). Maria died 12 Feb 1837 in Woodstock, NY

In the Revolutionary War, a Cornelius P. Brink is listed as an Ensign and Lieutenant in Ulster County regiments.  Not sure if he is our Cornelius.

Children of Cornelis and Maria:

i. Frederick Brink b. 1 Jul 1779 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 16 Jun 1852 in Saugerties; m. 21 Dec 1800 Kingston, Ulster, NY to Catherine Meyer (bapt. 28 Jul 1782 Kingston – d. 1 Apr 1861 Plattekill, Ulster, NY) Catherine’s parents were Petrus Meyer (1754 – 1827) and Barbara Longyear (1752 – 1828).

In the 1850 census, Frederick and Catherine were living in Saugerties, Ulster, New York.

ii. Abraham Brink b. 28 Jan 1787 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 1819 in Saugerties; Burial: Mount Marion Cemetery. Saugerties m. Mariah France (b. 1786 – d.1881 Saugerties, Ulster, New York)

In the 1850 census, Mariah was living alone in Saugerties, Ulster, New York

iii. Antje Brink b. 1792 in Saugerties, NY; m. Tjerck Burhans (b. 27 Jan 1787 in Katsbaan NY – d. 23 Dec 1854 in Kingston, NY) Tjerck’s parents were Tjerck Burhans (1759 – 1832) and Catharina Dederick (1764 – 1835 ) After Antje died, Tjerck married about 1820 to Anna Eckert (b. 1797)

In the 1850 census, Tjerck and Anna were living in Kingston, Ulster, New York where Tjerck was a laborer

2. Jacob Brink

Jacob’s godparents were Jacob Brink and his wife Mareitje Elig.

Two 19th Century applications for Sons of the American Revolution Membership say that Jacob’s parents were Cornelius Brink (b. 1722) and Marretje (Bettis) Beatty and his grandparents were Egbert Brink (b. 1685) and Elsjen “Alice” Kok (b. 1686) Egbert was the first of the American Brink family to abandon the custom of using his father’s name as a surname, and resume the family name of the Netherlands. Egbert Brink was one of the assistant trustees of the town of Marbletown in 1738 and his name appears as one of those who organized the Reformed Dutch Church of Marbletown in 1743. He lived to be one of the signers of the Articles of Association of the patriotic citizens of Ulster county on the 9th of Jyne, 1775. Preceding his residence in Marbletown he lived in the town of Hurley where he served as one of the 146 trustees of that town in 1727. He was an elder in the Marbletown church in 1747.

However, today’s sources say that Cornelius and Marretje’s son Jacob (1764-1843) married Elizabeth DuBois (1766 – 1847)

Our Jacob’s wife Christina Longyear was baptized 21 Jun 1761 Kingston, Ulster NY. Her parents were Jacob (Langjaer) Longyear b: in Netherlands and Maria (Cock) Cox b: 1711 in Ammerstol, South Holland, Netherlands. Christina died 17 Oct 1836 in Ulster County, New York and is buried in Oosterhoudt Grounds, near Lake Katrine, Ulster, NY.

In the Revolutionary War, Jacob enlisted in Snyder’s Regiment known officially as  the First Regiment of Ulster County Militia. The city of Kingston was burned by the British on Oct 16, 1777.

Children of Jacob and Christina

i. Andreas Brink b. Jan 1780 in Kingston, Ulster, New York; d. 2 Oct 1859 in Ulster, New York; Burial: Pine Bush Cemetery Kerhonkson, Ulster, NY; m. 25 May 1806 Kingston, Ulster, NY Reformed Dutch Church to his third cousin Maria Brink (b. 1782) Maria’s parents were Soloman Brink (1755 –) and Sarah Van Keuren (1753 – ) Her grandparents were Cornelius Brink (1724 – 1782) and Elsje Van Benschoten (1725 – ). Her great grandparents were Lambert Cornelis Brink (1689 – ) and Rachel DuMond (1698 – ). She and Andreas shared 2nd great grandparents : Cornelis Lambertsen BRINK (1661 – 1725) and Marijken Egbertse MEYNDERSE . Andreas and Maria had four surviving children born between 1806 and 1824.

In the 1850 census, Andrew and Maria were living in Kingston, Ulster, New York with David and Hellen Carle and Jacob and Jane E. Brink.

ii. Jacob J. Brink b. 24 Aug 1781 in Plattekill (Saugerties), Ulster, New York; d. 20 May 1859 in Ulster; Burial: Mt. Marion Cemetery, Saugerties, Ulster, New York (77 yrs – 8 mos – 26 dys ; m. 24 Jun 1802 DRC, Katsbaan, Ulster, New York to Sarah Carle (b. 26 Dec 1780 in Plattekill, Ulster, New York – d. 12 May 1868 in Plattekill). Sarah’s parents were George Frederick “Jurry” Carle (1740 – 1810) and Narytje’ “Maria” Dederick (1746 – 1810)

In the 1850 census, Jacob and Sarah were farming in Saugerties, Ulster, New York

iii. Christofel “Christopher” Brink b. 20 May 1790 in Kingston, Ulster, New York; m. 10 Jul 1808 – Ulster, New York to Sarah Graham (b. 20 Apr 1788 New York). Christopher and Sarah had six children born between 1809 and 1826.

In the 1850 census, Christopher and Sarah were living in Kingston, Ulster, New York.

iv. Willem “William” I. Brink b. 23 Jun 1794 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 5 Mar 1857 Burial: Pine Bush Cemetery, Lake Katrine, Ulster County, New York; m. 1815 to Antje “Ann” Keiffer (b. 31 Jan 1799 – d. 25 Oct 1873 Burial: Pine Bush Cemetery) Ann’s parents were Willem “William” Kieffer (1777 – ) and Mareitje Swart (1779 – ).

In the 1850 census, William and Ann were living in Kingston, Ulster, NY with four children ages 15 to 26)

v. Lazarus Brink b. 1796 in Ulster, New York; d. 10 Dec 1843 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; Burial: Mount Marion Cemetery; Inscription: ae 47 yrs 8 mos 24 dys; m. Maria Catherine Whittaker (b. 25 Dec 1794 Ulster, NY – d. 28 Jun 1884 Burial: Mount Marion Cemetery Saugerties Inscription: ae 89 yrs 6 mos 3 dys) Maria’s parents were Abraham (Whittaker) Whitaker (1761 – ) and Annatje Swart (1771 – ) Lazarus and Maria had seven children born between 1817 and 1831

In the 1870 census, Maria was living with her son Henry in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

vi. Antje Brink bapt. 3 Feb 1799 Kingston, Ulster, NY Reformed Dutch Church

3. Antje Brink

Antje’s godparents were Christian Wenne and Jannetje Wenne

Antje’s husband Baltus Kiefer was baptized 19 Jan 1752 – Kingston, New York, witnesses were his grandparents Baltus Kiefer and Christina Muller (a Palatine Refugee).  His parents were William Kiever (bapt. 1729) and Elizabeth Swart. Baltus died 16 Jun 1841 and is buried in Lake Catrine Cemetery, New York.

In the Revolutionary War, Baltus enlisted in Snyder’s Regiment known officially as  the First Regiment of Ulster County Militia. The city of Kingston was burned by the British on Oct 16, 1777.

Baltus and Antje had children, but I haven’t seen any identified.  In 1921, a descendant, Mrs. Anne. M. Kieffer said she had a pistol with the initials BK on it and Baltus was in the White Horse Brigade.

In the 1800 census, Baltus had a household of six in Kingston, Ulster, New York.

In the 1810 census, he had a household of nine including two slaves.

4. Pieter Cornelius Brink

Pieter’s godparents were Pieter Wenne, and his wife Arriantje van Etten.

Pieter’s first wife Lena (Helena) Whitaker was born 10 May 1755 in Catskill, Greene County, NY.  Her parents were Samuel Whitaker (b: 1715 in Kingston) and Catherine “Catryna” Burhans (b: 1714 in Kingston)

Pieter’s second wife Catharina Burhans was born 15 Oct 1777 in Kinderhook. She was baptized 1 Jan 1778 Kingston RDC, Kingston, Ulster County, NY. Her parents were Jan Burhans (b: 1726 in Kingston) and Sarah Van Aken (b: 1740 in Kingston)

In the Revolutionary War, Pieter enlisted in Snyder’s Regiment known officially as  the First Regiment of Ulster County Militia. The city of Kingston was burned by the British on Oct 16, 1777.  Peter first received his pension 4 Mar 1831 and was placed on the pension role 15 Dec 1832.

In the 1830 census, he was living in Kingston, NY.

Peter is buried at Finger Ground, Mount Marion, Ulster, New York.

5. Jannetie BRINK (See Hendrik (Henry) TURK‘s page) Jannetie’s godparents were Adam Schaart and his wife Jannetje Wenne

6. Mareitje Brink

Mareitje’s godparents were Jacob Brink, Marretje Brink.

Some sources say that the Marretje Brink that married Johannes Wolfen was born Sep 1753 Kingston, Ulster, New York, not 3 Oct 1761. They say she was the daughter of Hendrick Lambertsen Brink (1693 – 1765) and Susanna DuBois (1713 – 1785), granddaughter of Pieter “Peter” Lammbertsen Brink (1670 – 1757) and Geertruy Matthewssen Teunissen Newkirk (1671 – 1759) and great granddaughter of our ancestors Lambert Huybertse BRINK (1629 – 1702 ) and Hendrickje CORNELIS (1639-1702).

As you can see, when Marretje was born, Hendrick would have been 60 and Susanna 40, not impossible, but much older than usual.   Her grandparents Pieter and Geertury removed from Kingston to Montague, New Jersey.

Mareitje’s husband Johannes Wolfen was born 26 Mar 1744 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York. His parents were Godfried Wolven (1700 – 1780) and Sarah DuBois . He first married Anna Margaretta Spaan and had 4 children.  Johannes died 26 Sep 1796 – Saugerties, Ulster, New York.

Children of Mareitje and Johannes:

i. Margaret Grietje Wolven b. 1770 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York;d. 11 May 1817 in Saugerties; m. 23 Apr 1797 Ulster, NY to Peter J Winne (b. 27 Dec 1760 in Saugerties – d. 1819) Peter was Margaret’s first cousin once removed. His parents were Johannes Winne (1729 – 1802) and Rachel Hendricks (1729 – 1799) His grandparents were Pieter WINNE III (1691 – 1771) and Antje MERKEL (1701 – 1781)

ii. Saartjen “Sally or Sarah” Wolven b. 1772 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 8 Feb 1822 in Ulster, Ulster, New York; m. Jacob Beare (b. 5 Jul 1785 in Saugerties – d. 9 Mar 1860 in Saugerties)

In the 1850 census Jacob Bear was livin in Saugerties, Ulster, New York with Sarah [__?___ (b. 1793 New York) and five Bear children John (31), Adam (29), William (26), Catharine (16) and Arietta (1).

iii. Andrew Wolven b. 1775 in Ulster, Ulster, New York; m. Hannah Osterhoudt (b. ~1820 in New York A girl Hannah was born 7 Nov 1784 in Kingston to Benjamin Osterhoudt (1741 – 1777) and Helena “Lena” Burhans (1756 – ) Andrew and Hannah had four children between 1808 and 1821.

iv. Annatje Brink Wolven b. 1777 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 20 Aug 1836 – Ulster, Ulster, New York; m. 30 Jan 1800 – Saugerties to Cornelius Post (b. 5 Nov 1775 in Ulster, Ulster, New York – d. Ulster, Ulster, New York) Cornelius’ parents were Jacobus Post (1741 – ) and Lydia Whitaker (1742 – ) or Elizabeth Viele (b. 1743 in Kingston, Ulster NY)

v. Henricus Wolven b. 1780 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York

vi. Weintje “Lavina” Brink Wolven b. 15 Feb 1786 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 25 Aug 1848; m. 16 Jul 1814 to Joel Osterhoudt VanOrden Overpaugh (b. 11 Jan 1792 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York – d. 16 Dec 1863 in Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York) Joel’s parents were Jeremiah Hahn Overbagh (1759 – 1813) and Sara Loveridge Osterhoudt VanOrden (1758 – 1840) Joel and Lavina had nine children born between 1815 and 1829.

vii. Jan Wolven b. 5 Sep 1794 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York

7. Jan Brink

Jan’s godparents were Jan Brink and Grietje Woelfin “twin”

Jan’s wife Catharina “Catherine” Hommel was born 7 Jan 1759 in Ulster County, New York and baptized 16 Apr 1759 Saugerties, Ulster Cty, NY. Her parents were Johannes Hommel (b: 1714 in Kingston, Ulster NY) and Antje Maria Snyder. Catharina died 15 Jan 1845 in Ulster County, New York.

There were five John Brinks  in Snyder’s Regiment in the Revolutionary War (Jr, and middle initials A, C, G, and T).  I’m not sure if our Jan was one.

John Brink was a soldier of the American Revolution through the whole war, nearly. He was a member of the Regiment of the Levies under the command of Colonel Albert Pawling and served in the Fifth Regiment of the Line (the Continentals) under Colonel Lewis DuBois.

John Brink and his twin brother, Adam enlisted together. At a dinner given fifty years after the close of the Revolution in Kingston, NY, on September 10, 1832, both of these brothers were present, having come to celebrate together.

Children of John and Catherine:

i. Joel Brink bapt. 13 Feb 1785 in Katsbaan, Ulster, NY; d. Aft. 1816; m. 2 Feb 1806 – Saugerties, Ulster, NY to Elisabet “Elizabeth” Rightmeyer (b: 1 Nov 1787 Saugerties – d: Aft 1816) Elizabeth’s parents were Hermanus Rightmyer (1754 – 1835) and Elizabeth Allen 1757 – 1846). Joel and Elizabeth had four children born between 1808 and 1816.

ii. Frederick Brink bapt. 12 Aug 1787 in Katsbaan, Ulster, New York d: 1 Apr 1855; m. Marie Roosa (Rose) (b: ~1791 bapt. 10 Apr 1793 Woodstock, Ulster, NY; d: 17 Jul 1875 Woodstock, Ulster County, New York) Maria’s parents were Benjamin Rosa (1768 – ) and Maria Bart (1773 – ) Frederick and Maria had seven children born between 1814 and 1836.

iii. Zacharias Brink b: 13 Jan 1794 Katsbaan, Ulster, NY; d. 1857 in Ulster, Ulster, New York; m. 7 Sep 1822 Kingston, NY to Anna Maria Krom (b. 28 Aug 1803 in Kingston, Ulster, New York – d. 1872) Anna Maria’s parents were Jacobus “James” Krom (1780 – 1832) and Abigail “Abbe” Brown (1782 – 1832) Zacharias and Abbe had three children between 1823 and 1828.

iv. Antje Brink b. 30 May 1796 in Katsbaan, Ulster, New York; m. 30 Nov 1826 in Kingston RDC to her first cousin Solomon A. Brink (bapt. 10 Jan 1789). Solomon’s parents were Adam Brink and Caharina Snyder. Another version is that Solomon married Margaret Whitaker (b: 30 Jul 1804 Ulster, Ulster, NY – d: 13 Mar 1888 Ulster, Ulster, NY) Antje and Solomon had six children between 1818 and 1836.

In the 1850 census, Solomon and Ann were living in Woodstock, Ulster, New York with their two youngest children Phebe (b. 1828) and Samuel (b. 1836) still at home.

v. Abraham Brink b: 11 Feb 1802 Saugerties, Ulster, NY; bapt. 10 Mar 1802; d: 7 Oct 1858; Burial: Chase Burial Ground, Sawkill, Ulster, NY; m. Jane Eliza Van Keuren (b: 1806 Ulster, NY d: 20 Aug 1836 Saugerties) Jane’s parents were Hezekiah Van Keuren (1765 – 1832) and Sarah “Sally” Meyer (1783-1850).

In the 1850 census, Abram Brink was living in Kingston, Ulster, NY with relatives.

8. Adam Brink

Adam’s godparents were Adam Woelfin and Annatje Brink “twin”

Adam’s wife Catharina Snyder was baptized 27 Dec 1760 Saugerties, Ulster Cty, NY. Her parents were Jeremiah Snyder b: 8 Aug 1738 in Churchland, Ulster, NY and Catherina Hally.

Catharina’s father Jeremiah Snyder was a captain in the First Regiment, Ulster County Militia, commanded by Colonel Johannes Snyder. Captain Snyder was captured by the Tories and Indians in a raid into the town of Saugerties on Saturday, May 6th, 1780 and carried into Canada, where he was a prisoner for more than two years. The story of his capture, captivity and escape has been told a number of times, particularly in ” The Early History of Saugerties.”

Adam Brink was a soldier of the American Revolution through nearly the whole war. He was a member of the Regiment of the Levies under the command of Colonel Albert Pawling and served in the Fifth Regiment of the Line (the Continentals) under Colonel Lewis DuBois.

Adam Brink and his twin brother, John C., enlisted together. At a dinner given fifty years after the close of the Revolution in Kingston, NY, on September 10, 1832, both of these brothers were present, having come to celebrate together.

Adam was placed on the Revolutinary War pension roll 11 Mar 1833 his pension commenced 4 Mar 1831.

Children of Adam and Catherine:

i. Solomon A. Brink bapt. 10 Jan 1789; d. Aft. 1860 census; m. 30 Nov 1826 in Kingston RDC, Kingston, Ulster County, NY to Margaret Whitaker (b: 30 Jul 1804 Ulster, Ulster, NY – d: 13 Mar 1888 Ulster, Ulster, NY) Another version is that Solomon married his first coushin Antje Brink (b. 30 May 1796 in Katsbaan, Ulster, New York). Antje’s parents were Jan Brink and Catherine Hommel. Solomon and Antje had six children between 1818 and 1836.

In the 1850 census, Solomon and Ann were living in Woodstock, Ulster, New York with their two youngest children Phebe (b. 1828) and Samuel (b. 1836) still at home.

In the 1860 census, Solomon was widowed and living with Phebe and his son-in-law Abner Chase in Kingston.

ii. Sarah “Sally” Brink b: 4 Nov 1790 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. 27 Mar 1881 in Flatbush, Ulster, New York; m. her half cousin once removed Martin Snyder (b: 3 Feb 1779 in Saugerties – d. 15 Nov 1876 in Flatbush) Martin’s parents were Benjamin Snyder (1742 – 1831) and Annatjen Brink (1744 – 1831). His grandparents were Jacob BRINK (1696 – 1757) and his second wife Mareitje Elich (1710 – 1751)

iii. Cornelius Brink b. 4 Jun 1793 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; d. Jun 1860 in Otsego, Otsewo, New York of fever; m. Tammy [__?__] (b. 1803 NY – d. 24 Feb 1867 Age 43y 11m w/o Cornelius ) Flax Island Cemetery Otego) Flax Island dates read by Alma P. Slawson, Oneonta NY in June 1965 Re-Typed by Annette Campbell. Birth year from 1850 census. Something in Tammy’s statistics is off by exactly twenty years. Since her oldest son Moses was born about 1826, I guess that her age at death was 63y 11m.

In the 1850 census, Cornelius and his wife Tammy were living in Otego, Otsego, New York with six children ages 9 to 24.

There was another Cornelius Brink born in 1794 New York whose parents were Johannes Brink (1758 – 1821) and Blandina Westfall (1760 – 1848) from Deerpark, Orange, New York. Some say this Cornelius was the one who married Tammy and died in Otego.

There was a Cornelius C. W. Brink born about the same time in New York to John Brink and Dantha [__?__] who died 11 May 1877 in Thornapple, Michigan He married Sarah [__?__] (b. 1798 NY). Could Dantha and Blandina be variations of the same name>

9. Annatien Brink

Annatien’s godparents were Petrus Brinck and Annatien Brinck.

Annatien’s husband Wilhelmus “William” France (Frans) was born 16 Sep 1754 in Ulster County, New York. His parents were Johann Jakob Franz and Catharina Freet or  Anna Eva Wagner.  William died 13 Jul 1848 in Ulster County, New York and is buried Plattekill, Ulster County, New York.

Children of Annatien and William

i. Jacobus France bapt. 15 May 1785 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster, NY; d. 1843 Burial: Mount Marion Cemetery Saugerties; m. 1817 to Elizabeth Dewitt (b. 1787 – d. 1871 Burial Mount Marion Cemetery Saugerties

In the 1850 and 1870 census, Elizabeth was living with her son William H France in Kingston, Ulster, New York.

ii. Antje France bapt. 28 Apr 1787, Katsb)aan/Saugerties, Ulster County, NY; m. 6 May 1815, Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster County, NY to Jacob Hommel (b. 7 May 1790 in Ulster, Ulster, New York – d. 6 Feb 1846) Jacob’s parents were Hermanus Hommel (1740 – 1828) and his cousin Maria Hommel (1767 – 1837)

iii. Jannetje France b. 1789 Kingston, Ulster County, New York

iv. Cornelia France bapt. 3 Sep 1791 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster County, NY; m. 31 Dec 1812 (RDC Katsbaan-Worden) to Jacob Dewitt of Saugerties

v. Frederick France b. 22 Jun 1794; bapt. 20 Jun 1794 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster; m. Catherine Delamater Roosa (b. 8 Jul 1805 in Rochester (Accord), Ulster, New York) Catherine’s parents were David Roosa (1783 – 1846) and Annetje “Henrietta” Osterhought (1784 – )

In the 1850 census, Frederick and Catherine were living with his cousin Abram Brink in Kingston, Ulster, New York.

vi. Maria France b. 9 Feb 1797; bapt. 19 Feb 1797 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster, NY; m. 3 Sep 1814 in Katsbaan to Nicholas Dick (b. 1771 in New York – d. 16 Apr 1846 in Walton, Delaware, New York)

vii. Petrus “Peter” Brink France bapt. 16 Jun 1799 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster County, NY; d. 1806 Katsbaan/Saugerties

viii. Wilhelmus “William” France b. 5 Apr 1801, bapt. 3 May 1801 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster, NY; d. 16 Mar 1885 in Walton, Delaware, New York; m. 21 Apr 1824 to Rachel Roosa (b: 4 Aug 1803 in Delaware, New York – d. 24 Oct 1880 in Walton, Delaware, New York) Rachel’s parents were Benjamin Roosa (1768 – 1844) and Maria Polly Baird (Bart) (1773 – 1854) William and Rachel had five children born between 1825 and 1843.

In the 1870 census, William and Rachel were farming in Walton, Delaware, New York

ix. Catharina France b. 17 Sep 1803; bapt. 2 Oct 1803 Katsbaan/Saugerties, Ulster, NY’ d. 5 Feb 1896 Walton, Delaware, NY; m. aft. 1863 to Jacobus “James” Roosa (Rosa or Rose) (b. 01 Mar 1802 in Saugerties, Ulster, NY) James’ parents were Benjamin Roosa (1768 – 1844) and Maria “Polly: Bart (1773 – 1854). James first married Polly (Brink?) Bunte (1805 – 1866)

x. Peter Brink France b. 1806, KingstonUlster County, New York.

10. Isaac Brink

Isaac’s godparents were Isaac Post and Hanna Decker.

Isaac’s wife Rachel Blackwell was baptized 12 Nov 1769 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.  Her parents were Gerrit Blackwell (Blekvil) and Annatjen Whitaker.  Rachel died about 1705.

11. Catharina Brink 

Catharina’s godparents were Lourentz Winne and Catharina Becker.

12. Zacharias Brink

Zacharias’s godparents were Petrus Eygenaer and his wife Neeltjen Laucks

13. William Brink

William’s godparents were Petrus Osterhout and his wife Marytje

Two William Brinks married in the early 1800’s in the Kingstone RDC. One married Harriet Post 25 Jan 1801 and the other married Maria France 20 Apr 1806. Since Harriett was living with her sons James and Cornelius in the 1850 census, it seems to me that these were two different men. Some genealogies have one wife and others have the other, I haven’t seen proof one way or the other. I would guess their ten children are a combination of the two marriages. Any input is appreciated.

Harriet Post was born 2 May 1779 – Kingston, Ulster, New York. Her parents were Jacobus Post (b. 1741) and Lydia Whitaker (b. 1742). Harriett died 27 Feb 1858.

Maria France (Franz or Frans) was born in 1793.

Children of William and Maria:

i. Moses Brink b. bapt. 10 Sep 1801 Kingston, Ulster, NY

ii. Mary Ann Brink b. 9 Feb 1803 Kingston, Ulster, New York; d. 28 Nov 1875 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York; m. Andrew Simmons (b. 27 Jun 1799 in Dutchess, New York – d, 11 Feb 1868 in Saugerties, Ulster, New York) Andrew’s parents were Johannes Simon (1749 – ) and Catherine Funck (1749 – ) Mary Ann and Andrew had three children.

iii. David Brink bapt. 29 May 1805 Kingston RDC, Ulster County, New York

iv. Zachariah Brink bapt. 16 Jun 1807; d. 1 Aug 1855 in Ulster County, New York; m1. 30 Dec 1829 Age: 22 Dutch Reformed Church, Katsbaan, NY to Hyletje Snyder (b. 19 Feb 1811 in New York – d. 21 May 1834 in New York) Zachariah and Hyletje had two children Rachel Jane (b. 1831) and Hillietje Jane (b.1833) before Hyletje died at age 23.

m2. Mariah Braizee b. 5 Feb 1815 in New York; d. 1886 in Saugerties, New York, United States Zachariah and Mariah had five children born between 1837 and 1848.

v. William W Brink b. 15 Jul 1809; d. 14 Jul 1895; m. 01 Mar 1834 Kingston, Ulster, NY to Sarah Ariatta (Ann) Post (b. 15 Sep 1814 – d. 27 May 1881)

In the 1870 census, Wm W and Sarah A were living in Saugerties, Ulster, New York with one son Edward (b. 1855 NY) In the 1880 census, William was a Boot & Shoe Maker

vi. Jane Cathrine Brink b. 25 Jul 1813

vii. James Brink b. 1814

In the 1850 census, James was living with his mother Harriet and brother Cornelius in Saugerties, Ulster, New York.

viii. Cornelia Brink b. 27 Oct 1816

ix. Cornelius Brink b. 1822

In the 1850 census, Cornelius was living with his mother Harriet and brother James in Saugerties, Ulster, New York.

x. Nicholas De Meyer Brink or Nicholas Daniel Meyer b. 6 Feb 1823 in Flatbush, Ulster, New York; d. 5 Feb 1883 Glenerie, Ulster N.Y. buried Mountain View Cemetery; m. Charlotte Milliken (b. ~ 1827 – d. 15 May 1902 ) Charlotte’s parents were Hezekiah Milliken (1791 – 1838) and Mary Peary (1787 – 1841) Nicholas and Charlotte had eight children born between 1847 and 1866.

In the 1850 census, Nicholas D M and Charlotte were farming in Saugerties, Ulster, New York.

14. Cornelia Brink

Cornelia’s godparents were Martinus Post and Arriantje Post

Cornelia’s first husband George Jansen was born about 1778.

Cornelia’s second husband Frederick Stafford was born about 1773 in New Hampshire. His parents were Abel Stafford (b. 1748 – 1841) and Rebecca Short (b. 1750 – ). Frederick died 29 Sep 1848 and was buried 11 Oct 1848 in St. Peter’s Anglican Church Cemetery in Mississauga, Ontario.

Cornelia and Frederick moved to Canada soon after their marriage. Their first daughter Martha was born 19 Jun 1816 in Gainsborough Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario,

Cornelia Brink Headstone – St. Peter’s Toronto, Canada

Children of Cornelia and Frederick:

i. George Stafford b. 1815 in Toronto Tp Peel Co, Ontario; d. 13 Apr 1890 in Grey, Ontario, Canada; m. 29 Mar 1842 Home District, Ontario to Jane Small (b. 1825 in Cornwall, England – d. 14 Jul 1901 in Grey, Ontario) Jane’s parents were Thomas Small (1793 – 1873) and Mary Andrews (1803 – 1879). George and Jane had seven children born between 1843 and 1858.

ii. Martha Stafford b. 19 Jun 1816 in Gainsborough Township, Lincoln County, Ontario; d. 31 Dec 1903; m. 1836 Wentworth, Ontario, Canada to William B Stewart (b. 1810 in Belfast, Ireland or Albany, New York – d. 31 Jan 1893 Burial: Cline Family Cemetery, Elfrida, Saltfleet, Wentworth, Ontario) William’s parents were Capt. Robert Stewart (1776 – ) and Nancy Montgomery (1778 – ) Martha and William had nine children born between 1837 and 1864.

iii. Hannah Stafford b. 17 Feb 1817 in Toronto Twp, Peel, Ontario, Canada; d. 12 Nov 1905 in Saltfleet, Wenworth, Ontario; m. 21 Mar 1842 Home District, Ontario, Canada to John Pettit Cline (b. 18 Jan 1817 in Saltfleet, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada – d. 18 Jan 1901 in Saltfleet) John’s parents were Henry Cline (1790 – 1864) and Sarah Pettit (1791 – 1839)

iv. Ira Stafford b. 15 May 1821 in Ontario, Canada; d. 20 Sep 1885 in Ontario, Canada; Unmarried

v. Cornelius Stafford b. 1824 in County Peel, Ontario; d. 21 Jun 1906 in Wentworth, Ontario; m. 13 Jun 1850 – Erindale, Ontario, Canada to Caroline Clements (b. 1823 in Yarmouth, Hampshire, England – d. 25 Nov 1883 in Ontario, Canada) m2. 3 Oct 1883 Age: 59 Wentworth, Ontario, Canada to Abigail Cowell (b. 1840 in Wentworth, Ontario – d. 1 Nov 1902 in Elgin, Ontario, Canada)

vi. Frederick Stafford b. 1825 in Ontario, Canada; d. Jan 1898 in Harriston Twp, Wellington Co, Ontario; m. Christy Ann Martin (b. 1831 in Canada – d. 1914 in Wellington Co, Ontario) Frederick and Christy had six children born between 1852 and 1869.

Sources:

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12795042/person/172468984

http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/localities.northam.usa.states.newyork.counties.ulster/3880.2.1.1/mb.ashx

http://cujamison.home.comcast.net/~cujamison/genhtm/genfrance.htm

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/16129003/person/423507172

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=ppfha1&id=I8197

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=ppfha1&id=I5552

The history of Kingston, New York: from its early settlement to the year 1820 By Marius Schoonmaker

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/o/l/John-O-Solis/BOOK-0001/0055-0001.html

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