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Sara Wyckoff Amberman
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1681
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: 1747
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Sara Wyckoff

Sara Wyckoff was born on February 27, 1681 to Nicholas Claesen Wyckoff (1646-1714) and Sarah Pieterse Van Montfoort (1656-1704) in Flatlands, Kings County, New York. Sara Wyckoff married Jan Dirckse Amberman on May 9th, 1703 in Flatlands, New York. Jan and Sara had five children.

Dirck (Derrick or Richard), was Jan and Sara's eldest son and first born, circa 1704. He married Margaret Polhemus who had been baptized April 18, 1704 in Brooklyn. She was the daughter of Daniel Polhemus of Flatlands and his wife (1st) Neeltje VanDerveer. Dirck died March 19, 1781 at about the age of 77.

Sara was their second child, born May 5, 1705 and baptized May 29, 1705 in the Flatlands Dutch Church. Claar Wyckoff and Willempje Wyckoff were the witnesses at her baptism. She had later married Peter Wyckoff, Jr. on August 5, 1727. Peter had been born May 28, 1704 and he had died June 20, 1792.

Jan and Sara's third child was Nicholas. He married Neeltie Polhemus, who was born in 1706. Nicholas died in 1777 at the age of about 71, in Hillsboro, New Jersey.

The fourth child, Jan, later moved to Staten Island. He married Lammetje Stryker, who was the widow of Gerret Stoothoff, January 13, 1749. Lammetje was born February 11, 1716.

Their fifth child, Petrus, was born May 29, 1716 and baptized at the Flatlands Dutch Church. he married Willemjie Schenck November 3, 1753. Her birthdate was October 4, 1726 and she died December 18, 1802. She was the daughter of Stephen Janse Schenck and Antie Wyckoff.

In Jan Dirckse Amberman's will, he left his wife, Sara all his estate, houses, lands, tenements, meadows, and improvements, wither in Flatlands or elsewhere during her natural life, provided she continues my widow and bears my name, but no longer.

Sarah died in 1747 at Flatlands, Kings County, New York and is buried with her husband at the Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery.
Family links: 
  Nicholas Clausen Pieterse Wyckoff (1646 - 1714)
  Sarah Pieterse Van Montfort Wyckoff (1656 - 1704)
  Jan Dirckse Amberman (1674 - 1757)*
  Derrick Amberman (1704 - 1781)*
*Calculated relationship
Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Shirley Amberman Guenett...
Record added: May 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111202385
Sara <i>Wyckoff</i> Amberman
Added by: Shirley Amberman Guenette
Sara <i>Wyckoff</i> Amberman
Added by: Shirley Amberman Guenette
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I love you my 7th great grandmother. Thank you for helping to carry on the Amberman name through your beautiful children! Rest in Peace dear lady!
- Shirley Amberman Guenette
 Added: May. 26, 2013

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