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Ancestors of Charles Alfred Cook Jr

      2002. John Trahearne, born Abt. 1620 in St. Clements Dan, Middlesex, England; died Unknown in Northampton Co., VA. He married 2003. Dt Ball.

      2003. Dt Ball, born Abt. 1625; died Unknown. She was the daughter of 4006. William Ball and 4007. Mary.
Children of John Trahearne and Dt Ball are:
  1001 i.   Elizabeth Trahearne, born Abt. 1650; died Bef. February 24, 1702/03 in Anne Arundel Co., MD; married (1) William Cromwell Abt. 1677 in Anne Arundel Co., MD; married (2) George Ashman Abt. 1687 in Anne Arundel Co., MD.
  ii.   George Trahearne, born Abt. 1650; died Unknown; married Anne Fisher August 29, 1676 in Somerset Co., MD; born Abt. 1650; died Unknown.

      2006. Aaron Johnson, born Abt. 1625; died Abt. 1707 in New Amstel, New Castle Co., DE. He married 2007. Barbara James Abt. 1650 in New Castle Co., Delaware.

      2007. Barbara James, born Abt. 1625 in New Castle Co., Delaware; died Aft. 1707.
Child of Aaron Johnson and Barbara James is:
  1003 i.   Margaret Johnson, born Abt. 1655 in New Castle Co., Delaware; died Unknown; married (1) Michael Grace Abt. 1673; married (2) Arthur Woolquist Abt. 1676 in New Castle Co., Delaware.

      2012. Richard Owings, born Abt. 1630 in London, England; died Bef. 1684 in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland. He was the son of 4024. John Owings and 4025. Wife. He married 2013. Ann Phillis Abt. 1650 in Llangelynin, Co. Meroneth, Wales.

      2013. Ann Phillis, born Abt. 1630; died Unknown.
Children of Richard Owings and Ann Phillis are:
  i.   Joseph Owings, born Abt. 1658; died Unknown.
  1006 ii.   Richard Owings, born Abt. 1662; died November 1716 in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD; married Rachel Beale Abt. 1682.
  iii.   Robert Owings, born Abt. 1663; died Unknown.
  iv.   William Owings, born Abt. 1664; died Abt. 1690.

      2032. Jan Joosten Van Meter, born Abt. 1630 in Thielerwaardt, Gelderland, Holland; died Aft. June 13, 1706 in Burlington Co., NJ. He married 2033. Maaike Hendrickse Abt. 1655 in Gelderland, Holland.

      2033. Maaike Hendrickse, born Abt. 1624 in Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Holland; died Abt. 1706 in Kingston [Wiltwyck], Ulster Co., NY. She was the daughter of 4066. Hendrick Hendricksen and 4067. Lysbeth Voet.

Notes for Jan Joosten Van Meter:
The emigrants of 1662 found a quasicivilization awaiting them. There were snug harbors and havens about New Amsterdam so like those they left beyond the sea, and the conditions were much more promising in freedom and prosperity than those they had ever before known; for here were a numerous and flourishing people who made them welcome. The tide of their advance had met the flow of Puritan colonists who came down the coast from the bleak, rock-bound shores of Massachusetts Bay. Meanwhile the Dutch had spread over the southern end of Long Island, where they had founded the villages of New Utrecht, Flatbush and Breucklyn, and extended their settlements until these communities interlaced. Across the North River nestled the villages of Bergen, Communipaw and Hoboken, and the fishing hamlets on Staten Island. Most of the inhabitants along shore were rivermen; but many were prosperous burghers in the busy marts of Manhattan, and lived in the tidy boweries that stretched along the south shores of the Kill-von-Kull, or mingled on the mainland with the Scotch and English settlers about Perth; and when mere village limitations no longer marked their bounds, they passed on, and with the traders and peltry hunters sought more remote conquests. Grants of land, some of them of princely size, were made on the upper reaches of the Hudson; and their acreage extended far into the wilderness until the realms claimed from it by the invading Dutchmen reached unto the northern lakes. 1662 coincided with the founding of a settlement among the foot-hills of the Catskill Mountains on the west side of the Hudson, in Ulster County, New York, and about sixty miles above the bay. Here a group of Dutch, and another of French Huguenot emigrants, had obtained patents for lands and were already established; and the settlements were constantly being increased by additions from the bay towns below and in a short time the fertile valleys of the Waalkill and the Esopus sheltered a collection of thrifty little communities, thus, in the twenty-odd years between 1660 and the maturity of the Van Metre children, about 1680, the settlements known as New Paltz, Wyltwick, Eusopus, Hurley and Marbletown were founded in close proximity to each other and were finally merged into what has since been called the Kingston country.
"Jan Joosten came to America in 1662 on the "Vox" (Fox). He arrived in New Amsterdam on the 12th of September 1662 from Tielderweert, with his wife and five children, ranging in age from 2-1/2 to 15 years. Jan Van Meteren was the step-father of the 4 older children. Jan Joosten came from Thielerwaardt, a fortified town in Gelderland, Holland; and his wife was of Meppelen, in the Province of Dreuth, Holland, where they were married and their children were born." [Mayke and her second husband were received as members of the Wiltwyck (Kingston) Reformed Dutch Church on Dec. 16, 1662].
"Jan Joosten with his family settled in Wyltwick, now Kingston in the summer of 1662. On June 7, 1663 the Minnisink Indians made an attack on the village, raiding and burning the settlement and carrying away women and children in captivity. Among them were Jan's wife and two of his children, Jooste Jans being one of them. Capt. Kreiger's Journal which gives a general account of the expedition of rescue unfortunately does not name him, but it is stated elsewhere that it was due to Jooste Jan's three months association with the Indians during his captivity, that gave him the knowledge of their habits, trails, plans, and war feuds with other tribes and impressed him with a desire to their adventurous life."
"The Origin and Descent of an American Van Meter Family" by Samuel G. Smyth, published in 1923.
"...upon the death of Jooste Ariencesen, of "Boswick" upon Long Island, circa 1685, Jan Joosten Van Meteren was appointed administrator, tutor of decedent's children, and arbitrator in proceedings regarding the sale of some land in Hurley which had been sold to Derick Schepmos by Arience during his lifetime. Jan Joosten's children were: Lysbeth, Cathrin, Gerrtje, Joose Jans, and Gysbert; Jooste Jans being the eldest son, as apears by the father's records.
Will of Jan Joosten of ... June 13th, 1706," and is further marked "Dutch." His personal estate included six slaves, a negro man, woman and four children. The appraisers were Joris van Neste and Hendrix Reinersen; it was sworn to by "John Van Mator." Antedating this document is a "testamentary disposition" signed jointly by Jan Joosten and his wife, Macyke Hendricksen, and dated 16th December, 1681, which reads: "Macyke Hendricksen shall retain full possession of the estate. She consents that the survivor shall possess everything, lands, houses, personal property, money, gold, silver--coined or uncoined. After their decease the property is to be inherited by their children--Jooste to have one-half the entire estate first. Jooste and Gysbert to have the land at Marbletown--Jooste one-half and then the other half to be divided between them. Geertje to have the land at Wassemaker's land. Children of Lysbeth, deceased, to have their portion in money from the other children."

More About Jan Joosten Van Meter:
Immigration: September 12, 1662, Vos [Fox], 5 ch
Probate: Ulster Co., NY
Will: June 13, 1706, Ulster Co., NY

  Notes for Maaike Hendrickse:
JACYKE OR MACYKEN HENDRECKSON1 1646 in Meppellin, Drenth, Holland, daughter of HENDRICKS LAECKERVELT and ANNE JANS. She was born 1625 in Meppelen, Dreuth Province, Holland, and died Aft. 1705 in New York.
She made a joint will with her 2nd husband in Kingston on 12/16/1681 in which
they bequeathed their property to their children.
In Dec. 1662 she and her husband arrived in Kingston upon Dirick Smith's yacht with 5 children. They were sued by Gov. Peter Stuyvesant for unpaid passage from New York City to Kingston for 127 guilders.

More About Maaike Hendrickse:
Immigration: August 31, 1662, New Amsterdam
Children of Jan Van Meter and Maaike Hendrickse are:
  1016 i.   Joost Jan Van Meter, born Abt. 1656 in Gelderland, Holland; died June 19, 1714 in Marbletown, Ulster Co., NY; married Sarah DuBois December 12, 1682 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY.
  ii.   Gysbert Jansen Van Meter, born Abt. 1660 in Gelderland, Holland; died Abt. 1706; married Catharina; died Unknown.
  1019 iii.   Catharina Van Meter, born Abt. 1660 in Meppelen, Province Drenth, Holland; died Bef. 1708; married Hendrick Molenauer Abt. 1685.

      2034. Louis DuBois, born October 27, 1626 in Wicres, Artois, France; died June 23, 1696 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY. He was the son of 4068. Cretien DuBois and 4069. Jeanne Masic Brunel. He married 2035. Catherine Blanchan October 10, 1655 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany.

      2035. Catherine Blanchan, born Abt. 1635 in Artois, Normandy, France; died October 18, 1718 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY. She was the daughter of 4070. Mattys Blanchan and 4071. Magdeline Brissen Jorisse Joire.

Notes for Louis DuBois:
Louis DuBois ("the Walloon") and Catherine emigrated Aug. 6, 1661 possibly on the "St. Jan Baptiste". Both came from French Huguenot families in the area of northern France that was called French Flanders. They lived in the Paltz or Palatinate along the Rhine River before emigrating to New Amsterdam. Land and privilege were confiscated by the ruling Catholic authorities and under King Louis XIV it became government policy to destroy church or public records which would allow a Huguenot to prove any right to inheritance. Louis and Catherine were among the earliest settlers in the Dutch village of Esopus (now Kingston, Ulster Co, NY) along with her parents who had arrived a year earlier on "The Gilded Otter". Louis served on the Duzine which was the governing body consisting of 12 men from the founding families of the new village.
It has been generally accepted that Louis Du Bois accompanied Matthys Blanchan and Antoine Crispell, but Riker suggets that he probably came with his brother-in-law, Pierre Billiou, the following year (1660-1661). Blanchan, Crispell and Du Bois all received grants of land in Hurley, near Kingston, obtaining ground briefs on April 25, 1663.
On June 10, 1663, Hurley was burned by the Indians. The wife of Louis Du Bois and three children were among those who were carried away captive. Three months afterward an expedition under Captain Krieger, sent from New York, recovered the captives.
An excerpt from the History of New Paltz by Ralph LeFevre (1909) : The story (of the rescue of the Indian captives) which is dear to the Huguenot heart of New Paltz, is that when Captain Krieger and his company directed by an Indian, attacked the savages at their place of refuge near the Shawangunk Kill, they were about to burn one or more captives at the stake, and the women commenced singing the 137th Psalm, which so pleased the Indians that they deferred the proposed death by torture. In the meantime Captain Krieger's band, with Louis Du Bois and others, arrived and rescued the captives from a horrible death. Louis Du Bois is reported to have killed with his sword an Indian, who was in advance of the rest, before the alarm could be raised. [apocryphal]

More About Louis DuBois:
Immigration: August 06, 1661, St. Jan Baptiste
Children of Louis DuBois and Catherine Blanchan are:
  i.   Abraham DuBois, born September 29, 1656 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany; died Unknown.
  ii.   Abraham DuBois, born December 26, 1657 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany; died October 07, 1731 in New Brunswick, NJ; married Margaret Deyo March 06, 1680/81 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born 1653 in Bavaria; died March 27, 1741 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY.
  Notes for Abraham DuBois:
Page 183. (Written in the Dutch language.)--In den Namen des Heeren, Amen, October 1, 1730. I, ABRAHAM DUBOIS, of New Paltz, in Ulster County. It is my will that all my debts be paid in due time. My wife Margaret shall have and enjoy for life 1/3 of the proceeds of my real estate. My oldest son Abraham, for his right of primogeniture and obedience, shall have o200. And he shall not pay any rent for the land belonging to me on the Raritan river, in New Jersey, to the south of the land of John Cook, during my life and my wife's life, and then it shall go to him and his heirs; and it shall be appraised, and he shall pay the value to my other heirs, deducting the improvements made by him, since his settlement. I leave to my son Joel, all that parcel of land in New Paltz Patent, on the south side of the Paltz Kill, between the lands of the heirs of Abraham and Jan Hasbrouck. Also the large meadow and the lots in the Cripple Bush, Wassamakers land, and my house, barn and lot, in the village of Paltz, and the sheep meadow; and the land on the north side of the Paltz Kill, from the "dray heck" (turn stile). And he is to pay the amount at which it is appraised, deducting his proportion. I leave to my daughter Sarah and her husband, Roelof Eltinge, all my land on the north side of the Paltz Kill, which they now occupy, and all my land on the south side of the kill situate between Solomon and Daniel Dubois, which they now occupy. And they are to pay the appraised value except their equal share. I leave to my daughter Leah and her husband Philip Fires, during their life, 1/2 of that parcel of land at Canastage, next to the said Fires land, and then to her heirs, and they are to pay the appraised value. All of the rest of my estate I leave to all my children, Abraham, Joel, Sarah, Leah, Rachel and Catharine. But my daughter Catharine is only to have one half as much as the rest. My children are not to sell their lands to any strangers, before they shall have acquainted their brothers and sisters and given them the refusal. I make my son Abraham, and my son-in-law, Roelef Eltinge, and Major Johans Hardenbergh, executors.
Witnesses, Daniel Dubois, Thomas Beekman, John Crooks, Jr. Proved, October 22, 1731.

  iii.   Isaac DuBois, born Abt. 1659 in Mannheim, Germany; died June 28, 1690 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY; married Maria Hasbrouck June 01, 1683 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY; born Abt. 1662 in Mutterstadt, Bavaria, Germany; died Unknown.
  iv.   Jacob DuBois, born October 04, 1661 in Hurley, Dutchess Co., NY; died June 1745 in Pittsgrove, Salem Co., NJ; married (1) Lysbeth Vernoy March 08, 1688/89 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born Abt. 1661; died Abt. 1690; married (2) Gerritje Gerritse Nieuwkirk June 09, 1695 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born February 15, 1664/65 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Aft. April 03, 1739 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY.
  1017 v.   Sarah DuBois, born September 14, 1662 in Hurley, Dutchess Co., NY; died Abt. 1726 in Salem, Salem Co., NJ; married Joost Jan Van Meter December 12, 1682 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY.
  vi.   David DuBois, born March 13, 1666/67 in Hurley, Dutchess Co., NY; died 1726 in Salem, Salem Co., NJ; married Cornelia Vernoy March 08, 1688/89 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born April 03, 1667 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Unknown.
  vii.   Solomon DuBois, born Abt. 1670 in Hurley, Dutchess Co., NY; died February 02, 1759 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY; married Tryntje Gerritse Foochan Abt. 1692; born Abt. 1671; died 1759.
  viii.   Rebecca DuBois, born June 18, 1671 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Bef. 1681.
  ix.   Rachel DuBois, born Abt. April 1675 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Bef. 1685.
  x.   Louis DuBois, born 1677 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Abt. 1749 in Salem Co., NJ; married Rachel Hasbrouck January 19, 1700/01 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY; born Abt. 1679 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY; died Bef. 1717 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY.
  More About Louis DuBois:
Fact 1: May 12, 1687, also given as marriage

  More About Rachel Hasbrouck:
Fact 1: May 12, 1687, also given as marriage

  xi.   Matthew DuBois, born January 03, 1678/79 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Abt. 1748 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY; married Sarah Matthysen Van Keuren January 17, 1696/97 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born Bef. April 16, 1678 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Unknown.
  xii.   Magdalena DuBois, born May 12, 1680 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; died Unknown.

      2044. Johan Andersson Stalcop, born Abt. 1627 in Strangnas, Sodermanland, Sweden; died June 1685 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware. He was the son of 4088. Andrierson Andriesson and 4089. Christina Goolbrand. He married 2045. Christina Carlsdotter Johnson Abt. 1656 in Ft.Christina, New Sweden.

      2045. Christina Carlsdotter Johnson, born Abt. 1638 in Finland; died Aft. May 10, 1693 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware. She was the daughter of 4090. Carl Jonsson and 4091. Wife.

Notes for Johan Andersson Stalcop:
From Oct. 1, 1646 to Sept. 1, 1653 Johan served as Gunnery Sergaeant for New Sweden at Tinicum. He was one of 15 officers for a contingent of probably 70 soldiers. Armor had all but disappeared by this time because it was heavy, cumbersome, and mostly ineffective. The men who fired cannons, however, found it useful to continue using the breastplate since it provided protection from the powder flash. Johan apparently wore his armor all the time and because of this he was frequently identified as Stalkofta or Steelcoat (the one who wears armor).
In 1654, the Swedes expelled the Dutch from Ft. Casimir near what is now New Castle. In retaliation, a Dutch force led by Peter Stuyvesant arrived at Fort Christina in 1655 with several hundred men and occupied this “South River” territory. It became part of the greater New Netherlands territories. Peter quickly returned to Manhattan, New York . He appointed Jean Paul Jacquet as Vice-Director. Jean’s first court session was held 1655 . “The commandant, Dirick Smit (the Dutch military commander), appears to petition for a certain table and wardrobe which he allegedly bought from the gunnery segeant, Jan Staelcop; the aforesaid gunnery sergeant was heard and declared to have sold the same to him, and Dirck Smit was offered payment for the table to be used by the vice-director, he would not, however, give up what belonged to him.” Smit had bought these items from Johan and they were then simply taken from him by Jacquet for his own personal use. Smit refused later offer for payment and wanted the return of both pieces of furniture.
In 1664, New Netherlands was seized by the English. This territory became part of the lands held by the Duke of York. Johan resisted authority by becoming involved in an ill-fated attempt against English rule on the Delaware. This insurrection was led by a Finn in 1669 and became known as the Long Finn Rebellion. The plan of rebellion came to the ears of the English authorities before its execution, and the leader Marcus Jacobsen was apprehended and placed in prison to await trial. The punishment for the "simpler sorts" was requested as labor. Johan was to be secured in like manner as the lone Swede, since he was perceived as a chief instigator of this tragedy. The trial was held quickly and the prisoners were sentenced. The Long Finn was sentenced to be whipped, branded on the face, and transported from the colony. The rest of the prisoners were fined. Heading this list was Johan Andersson, whose fine was 1500 guilders.
1680 PA Census along the Delaware River: Stalcopp, John at ___ones Hook
Larry S. Stallcup, "Johan Andersson Stalcop," Swedish Colonial News, Vol. 1, Number 4 (Fall 1991).

More About Johan Andersson Stalcop:
Fact 3: February 21, 1682/83, naturalized by William Penn
Immigration: November 1641, on "Charitas" to Fort Christina
Military service: 1669, fomenter of Long Finn Rebellion
Probate: February 03, 1685/86

More About Christina Carlsdotter Johnson:
Immigration: 1656, On "Mercurius"
Children of Johan Stalcop and Christina Johnson are:
  i.   Anders Stallcup, born Abt. 1657 in New Castle Co., DE; died Bef. 1693 in New Castle Co., DE; married Catharina Abt. 1676 in New Castle Co., DE; born Abt. 1657; died Abt. 1704 in New Castle Co., DE.
  ii.   Carl Stallcup, born Abt. 1658 in New Castle Co., DE; died July 18, 1692 in Dover, Delaware.
  Notes for Carl Stallcup:
never married, owned 500 acre farm.

  iii.   Eldest Dt Stallcup, born Abt. 1661 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware; died Bef. 1693; married Lulof Stidham Bef. 1679 in New Castle Co., DE; born Abt. 1654 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware; died Bef. June 06, 1704 in Marcus Hook, Delaware Co., PA.
  Notes for Eldest Dt Stallcup:
May have been named Christina.

  1022 iv.   John Stallcup, born Abt. 1662 in New Castle Co., Delaware; died Aft. July 01, 1700 in New Castle Co., Delaware; married Annika Erickson Abt. 1685 in New Castle Co., Delaware.
  v.   Peter Stallcup, born Abt. 1664 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware; died April 10, 1710 in New Castle Co., Delaware; married Catharina Karin Petersson Abt. 1683 in Ft.Christina, New Sweden; born Abt. 1665 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware; died November 21, 1739 in New Castle Co., Delaware.
  More About Peter Stallcup:
Probate: May 16, 1710
Will: September 03, 1709

  Notes for Catharina Karin Petersson:
Her birth is calculated from her burial records stating 21 Nov 1739 as her death date age 77 years.

  vi.   Maria Stallcup, born 1664 in New Castle Co., DE; died Aft. 1693; married John Hanson Steelman Abt. 1685 in New Castle Co., Delaware; born 1655 in W Philadelphia, PA; died 1749 in Lancaster, Adams Co., PA.
  Notes for John Hanson Steelman:
1680 PA Census along the Delaware River: Hansesson, Hanse at Paerden Hook

  vii.   Jonas Stallcup, born Abt. 1666 in New Castle Co., DE; died Unknown; married Eleanor; died Unknown.
  Notes for Jonas Stallcup:
Mentioned in father's will.

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