|1536||i.||Jan (John) Gerritsen Garretson, born Abt. 1654 in Gelderland, Holland, The Netherlands; died 05 Mar 1695 in Mill Creek, New Castle, Delaware, AGE 41; married Ann Prior Abt. 1673 in New Castle, Delaware.|
|ii.||Hendrik (Henry) Garretson, born Abt. 1657 in Netherlands; died 13 Nov 1721 in New Castle, Delaware; married (1) Ann Pawl; born Abt. 1664; married (2) Annike (Anne) (Anna) Abt. 1699 in Delaware; died Abt. 1727 in Delaware.|
Notes for Hendrik (Henry) Garretson:|
HENDRIK was raised by his Step-Father, SWART JACOB JANSEN, and later lived near Bread and Cheese Island with his younger brother, PAUL.
New Castle, Delaware Records, Volumn 1, page 160 identified HENDRIK GARRETSON as a Colonist.
November 1677: New Castle, Delare Records, Volumn 1, Page 163, SWART JACOB JANSZ and his two sons, Poul & Hendrik, living at Christine Kill, were FINED 20 Guilders each for refusing to work on Mr. BLOCK's dike.
November 1677: Page # 177, SWART JACOB and two sons were taxable, and were ordered to make Wolf Traps.
October 14, 1679: Jacob JANSEN and Henry GERRETSON signed an agreement for building a new sawmill on White Clay Creek, near Bread and Cheese Island. Both men signed with "Marks".
May 31, 1681, Hendrik (GERRITZEN) GARRETSON was granted the right to 12 acres of marsh by the New Castle Court.
October 4, 1681: Henry (GERRITSON's) GARRETSON's, mother, ELIZABETH HENDRICKSON (HENDRICKS), widow of SWART JACOB JANSEN of Christiana Creek, deceased, conveyed to BROER SINNEX, a neighbor, a piece of marshland near Christiana Creek.
September 5, 1682, Hendrik (GERRITZEN) GARRETSON was approved to take up 150 acres near White Clay Creek and Christiana Creek.
February 21, 1683: JAN GARRETSON van Hof, HENDRIK GARRETSON, and PAUL GARRETSON, became "Loyal" BRITISH CITIZENS. NOTE: THIS EVENT TIES THE THREE BROTHERS TOGETHER AND SHOWED THAT OUR HERITAGE WAS NON-BRITISH. WE WERE FROM "DUTCH" FAMILIES THAT WERE FORCED TO GIVE ALLEGIANCE TO THE BRITISH CROWN.
March 1683: HENRY and PAUL GARRETSON were taxed for 200 acres of land.
November 28, 1721, HENRY GERRITZEN's will named four sons and three daughters as follows:
Son HENRY, to get 100 acres and house.
Son JOHN, to get 100 acres, house, and two cows.
Son, GARRETT, to get 100 acres and Pine Tree Swamp, and two oxen.
Son, PETER to get 100 acres of land between John & Garrett's land.
Daughter, Catherine, to get 1 cow, 1 bed & sheets.
Daughter, Anne, to get 1 cow, 1 bed & sheets.
Daughter, Elizabeth, to get 1 cow, 1 bed & sheets.
More About Hendrik (Henry) Garretson:|
Will: 1721, Will dated October 24, 1721, Proved November 28, 1721
Notes for Annike (Anne) (Anna):|
December 1721: Communion Records of Old Swede's Holy Trinity Church in Wilmington, Delaware state that Old Henry GARETSON's wife, ANNIKE, and son Hendrik (Henry) attended.
Other Church entries stated that the Widow ANNIKE attended services regularly until 1727. It is possibe that she died in 1727.
|iii.||Pal (Paul) (Gerretsen) Garretsen, born Abt. 1659 in Netherlands; died 08 May 1734 in Baltimore, Maryland; married Elizabeth in Delaware.|
Notes for Pal (Paul) (Gerretsen) Garretsen:|
Lived in Delaware and then nearby Maryland, the Baltimore Basin Area.
|i.||Stephen Hussey, born 08 Jun 1632 in Lynn, Essex County, Mass.; died 02 Apr 1718 in Nantucket County, Mass; married Martha Bunker 08 Oct 1676 in Nantucket County, Mass.|
|1538||ii.||John Hussey, born 31 Dec 1635 in Lynn, Massachusetts; died 1707 in New Castle, Colony of Delaware; married Rebecca Perkins 21 Sep 1659 in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.|
|iii.||Mary Hussey, born 02 Apr 1638 in Lynn, Mass.; died 21 Jan 1733; married Thomas Page.|
|1539||i.||Rebecca Perkins, born 29 Feb 1636 in Lynn, Massachusetts; died Abt. 1711 in New Castle County, Colony of Delaware; married John Hussey 21 Sep 1659 in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.|
|1792||i.||Robert Chandler, born Abt. 1626 in York County, Virginia; died 1669 in York County, Virginia; married Elizabeth Davis.|
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