Hillegond Backer: Death: 1698/1699
Note: Name per Audrey Hancock, firstname.lastname@example.org, Nov 1998. Ibid. Margaret was half-sister of Peter Stuyvesant, first governor of New Amsterdam, NY.
Dutch-Colonies List Mar 2000.Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York Marriages from 11 Dec 1639 to 26 Aug 1801, Heritage books Inc 1977.1655 20 dicto (Oct). Jacobus backer, Van Amsterdam, en Margariet Stuyvesant, Van Delfs ziel.
Berthold Fernow, Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini. Edited in 7 Vols, V VI p 255. "Jacob Backer of Amsterdam had been a leading merchant in this city, where he married Oct 1655 Margaret d/o Balthazar Stuyvesant of Delfzyl in the Province of Groningen, and step sister to Gov Peter Stuyvesant. By this lady, he had four children. Mr Backer was Schepen of this City (New Amsterdam) in 1660 and 1664 in which later year he returned to Holland after the surrender, leaving his affairs in the hands of his wife, who being unable to discharge a mortgage on his property on the east side of Broad Street, south of Beaver Street, sold the premises feb 24, 1670/1 to Balthazr de Haert to whom she bore a son, Daniel bpt 1 Sep 1671. see Murphy's Anthology, 182 NY Deeds, Lib A, 124; NY Wills i 385...On March 11 1677/8 she married Hendrick Droogestradt, of Elizabeth NJ"
1671. 1 Sep Mr Baltus de Haerdt, Margrietie Stuyvesant - Daniel; Hillegont Joris. (Hillegont was the midwife of New Amsterdam.)
LDS Ancestral File. Born abt 1635 Delfzyl in Gueld,Grnngn,Holland. Died aft 1715 Elizabethtown,Union,NJ. Dau of Rev Balthazar Stuyvesant and Styntie Pieters.
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