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Ancestors of Charles Alfred Cook Jr

      4068. Cretien DuBois, born 1597 in Wicres, Artois, France; died October 10, 1655 in Wicres, Artois, France. He was the son of 8136. Pierre DuBois and 8137. Francoise De Leuville. He married 4069. Jeanne Masic Brunel Abt. 1620 in Wicres, Artois, France.

      4069. Jeanne Masic Brunel, born Abt. 1599; died Unknown in Wicres, Artois, France.

Notes for Cretien DuBois:
Two opinions on his parents:
His mother thought to be Cornelia His father was Chretien Maxmillan DuBois b1597, d before 1655 -- a farmer from the village of Wicres.
Parents of Chretien DuBois were Pierre DuBois b abt 1567 and Francoise De Leuville. Father of Pierre DuBois was Astrenoiare DuBois b abt 1540
Children of Cretien DuBois and Jeanne Brunel are:
  i.   Antoine DuBois, died Unknown; married (1) Marie Mesurelles July 06, 1653 in Mannheim, Germany; died Unknown; married (2) Jeanne Scipion Farinau May 21, 1661 in Mannheim, Germany; died Unknown.
  ii.   Francoise DuBois, born June 17, 1622 in Reims, Marne, France; died Abt. 1695 in Staten Island, NY; married Pierre Billiou April 20, 1649 in Leyden, Holland; born Abt. 1622 in France; died January 06, 1701/02 in Long Island, NY.
  Notes for Pierre Billiou:
Pierre Billiou, son of Thomas Billiou and Aimee was born in Lille, France 1625. Billiou- Stillwell- Perine house on Staten Is. N.Y. located at 1476 Richmond Rd. Dongan Hills Staten Is. N.Y. 10306. This is the oldest house on Staten Is. and the third oldest in New York City.
Pierre Billew (Pieter Bielliou, Billou, Bellew, etc.), was a native of Artois, a province in northern France, for centuries a part of Flanders and Burgundy up to 1659. He was married in the Walloon Church at Leyden, Holland, to Francoise du Bois, daughter of Chretian du Bois of Wicre and sister of Louis du Bois, a founder of New Paltz, N. Y. His first two children were baptized at Leyden. (Genealogy of Wilson and Allied Families, Phila., 1929, pp. 83-88). Francoise died some time after 1668 and he married (2) Gerriye (???), whom he names in his will. As indicated above, he fled to Leyden, and on May 9, 1661, he sailed for America in the ship "De St. Jan Baptiste", accompanied by wife Francoise and four children, aged 9,7,6, and 2 1/2, his origin being given as Walslant (Waesland?), Paye de Vaud (Flanders). (Holland Society Year Book 1902, p. 18). The oldest daughter probably came over with her uncle Louis du Bois. In 1664 Billew was Schepen, and represented Staten Island in the Assembly held at New Amsterdam. In 1673 he was elected Schout and Schepen or Presiding Magistrate of Staten Island. He bought land in Flatbush in 1670 and a plantation near Piscataway, N. J., in 1674. (Wilson Gen., etc., p. 83-88). His will, as recorded, calls him Peter Biyon of Richmond County, yeoman, and was dated Sep. 11, 1699, and proved Jan. 6, 1702/3. It names wife Perriye or Gerriye, eldest son Isaac, children of son Jacob and of daughter Catherine Curtis, and daughters Francoyse (widow of Nicholas Larzilliere and wife of John Morgan), MariePrall, Chretienne Marlet and Martha Stillwell (N. Y. County Wills, 7:79).
Call Number: 9205
Following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, Huguenots settled widely throughout the New Jersey colony. This work, prepared by an officer of the Huguenot Society of New Jersey, contains brief genealogical and biographical sketches of hundreds of early Huguenot families in the Garden State. With a new index.
Koehler, Albert F. The Huguenots or The Early French in New Jersey. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore 1996.
Francoise DuBois, a daughter of Christain and a sister of Louis Du Bois the Huguenot, married Pierre Biljouw (Billiou) in the Walloon Church at Leyden on April 20, 1649. Their daughter Maria baptized in the Walloon Church in 1650, came with the parents on the ship St. Jan Baptist on May 9, 1661. In the will of Pierre Billiou, dated September 11, 1699, he mentions his daughter Maria, wife of Arendt Prael (Prall), "who is deceased but left seven children." Marie married Arendt Prall at Wiltwick on June 3, 1670.
Arendt Jansen Prall was born 1647 in Nardy, France. He died in 1725 on Staten Island where he had lived for many years. His daughter Mary Prall married Johannes De Camp, son of Laurens Jansen De Camp, the Huguenot. The De Camp family of Essex County descends from the sons of Johannes De Camp and Mary Prall his wife.

  iii.   Anne DuBois, born November 30, 1625 in Wicres, Artois, France; died Unknown.
  2034 iv.   Louis DuBois, born October 27, 1626 in Wicres, Artois, France; died June 23, 1696 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; married Catherine Blanchan October 10, 1655 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany.
  v.   Jacques DuBois, born October 27, 1628 in Wicres, Artois, France; died Bet. 1677 - 1696 in Kingston [Esopus], Ulster Co., NY; married Pierrone Bentyn April 25, 1663 in Leyden, Holland; born Abt. 1630; died Unknown.

      4070. Mattys Blanchan, born Abt. 1604 in Ricame nr Amiens, France; died April 30, 1688 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY. He was the son of 8140. Leonin Blanchan and 8141. Isabeau LeRoy. He married 4071. Magdeline Brissen Jorisse Joire Abt. 1626 in Armentieres, Picardy, France.

      4071. Magdeline Brissen Jorisse Joire, born Abt. 1608 in Armentieres, Picardy, France; died Abt. 1680.

Notes for Mattys Blanchan:
Matthew Blanchon b abt 1615 in Noeuville-au-Corne, Ricame, Artois, France. He moved to Armentieres and mar Magdeleine Jorisse by 1635. (It is speculated that her father could have been Joris Serge.) By 1649 they were living in or near Canterbury, England where their presence is recorded at the Walloons or Strangers Church of Canterbury for the marriage of his brother Anthoin. The passenger list of "De Verguige Otter" (The Gilded Otter) under Capt. Cornelis Reyersz Van der Beets lists "Mattheu Blanchand, farmer, from Artois, wife and three children, 12, 9, and 5 years old." They arrived at New Amsterdam April 26, 1660. Also listed is his new son in law Anthony Krypel (Antoine Crispell). Matthew Blanchon acquired title to a considerable amount of land in the Esopus (New Paltz). Aspects of his life were also well documented in court records of the time. His last will was dated August 22, 1671 and proved March 4, 1687 in Kingston. His parents were Leonin Blanchon and Isabeu Leroy possibly from the area around Armentieres. They were both deceased by April 1649 when their son Anthoin was married.

More About Mattys Blanchan:
Immigration: April 26, 1660, The Gilded Otter
Probate: March 04, 1686/87, Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
Will: August 22, 1671, Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
Children of Mattys Blanchan and Magdeline Joire are:
  2035 i.   Catherine Blanchan, born Abt. 1635 in Artois, Normandy, France; died October 18, 1718 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; married (1) Jean Cottin; married (2) Louis DuBois October 10, 1655 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany.
  ii.   Anna Blanchan, born Abt. 1635 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany; died Unknown; married Simon Freer May 12, 1670; born Abt. 1635; died Unknown.
  iii.   Maria Blanchan, born Abt. 1640 in Armentieres, Picardy, France; died Abt. 1679 in New Paltz, Dutchess Co., NY; married Antoine Crispell January 31, 1659/60 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany; born Abt. 1635 in Artois, France; died Abt. 1707.
  More About Antoine Crispell:
Fact 1: WFT #1 Ped 2030

  iv.   Magdelena Blanchan, born Abt. 1647 in New York, New York Co., NY; died Unknown in Albany, Albany Co., NY; married Jan Matthys Jansen Van Keuren September 28, 1667 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born Abt. 1645; died Unknown.
  v.   Elizabeth Blanchan, born Abt. 1651 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany; died Unknown in New York; married (1) Pieter Cornelisz Louw October 27, 1668 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born Abt. 1643 in Halbrand, Holstein; died Aft. December 20, 1690 in New York; married (2) Jan Foocken Abt. 1690; born Abt. 1650; died Abt. 1693; married (3) Herman Jans Sr May 1693 in New York; born Abt. 1650; died Unknown.
  Notes for Pieter Cornelisz Louw:
Pieter Cornells, or Pieter Cornells Low, a laborer from Holstein, came to New Amsterdam in 1659, in the ship "de Trouw," which sailed on February 21, 1659.
Under date of November 1, 1676, is a testamentary document of Pieter and his wife, which reads as follows:
"The survivor shall possess the entire estate; at remarriage one-half thereof shall go to the children. If both parties should die without having remarried, the children are to inherit the property, the minors first being brought up. If either party should survive and not marry, such survivor shall have the use of the estate until death."
There is a later will, dated December 20, 1690, in which Pieter designates himself as "Pieter Cornelissen Low," yeoman of Kingston.

  vi.   Matthew Blanchan, born April 18, 1655 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany; died Unknown; married Margaret Classe Schoonhoven March 30, 1679 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY; born Abt. 1660 in New York; died Unknown.

      4088. Andrierson Andriesson, died Unknown. He married 4089. Christina Goolbrand.

      4089. Christina Goolbrand, died Unknown.
Child of Andrierson Andriesson and Christina Goolbrand is:
  2044 i.   Johan Andersson Stalcop, born Abt. 1627 in Strangnas, Sodermanland, Sweden; died June 1685 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware; married Christina Carlsdotter Johnson Abt. 1656 in Ft.Christina, New Sweden.

      4090. Carl Jonsson, born Abt. 1605 in Letstigen, Visnum Par., Varmland; died Aft. October 17, 1683 in Marcus Hook, Delaware Co., PA. He married 4091. Wife.

      4091. Wife, born Abt. 1610 in Letstigen, Visnum Par., Varmland; died Unknown.

Notes for Carl Jonsson:
1680 PA Census along the Delaware River: Jansen, Charles Marquess Hook

More About Carl Jonsson:
Fact 1: 1656, Mercurius with wife, maid, and 3 children
Child of Carl Jonsson and Wife is:
  2045 i.   Christina Carlsdotter Johnson, born Abt. 1638 in Finland; died Aft. May 10, 1693 in New Sweden, New Castle Co., Delaware; married Johan Andersson Stalcop Abt. 1656 in Ft.Christina, New Sweden.

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