Rebecca du Trieux daughter to Philippe; born circa 1636; married Symon Symonse De Groot, son of Symon de Groot.
Symon Symonse De Groot was born circa 1620 at Netherlands. He immigrated before 1643 to New Amsterdam; on the Prince Mauritz. He moved to Schenectady, NY, in 1662. In 1690 thier sons were kidnapped in the Indian / French attack.
Simon Symonse Groot came early to New Netherland in the service of the West India Company as boatswain of the ship Prince Mauritz. In 1645 he was living in New Amsterdam (NY city) he then came to Beverwyck (Albany) in 1654. In 1662 he moved his family to Schenectady. Where the house he lived in was to remain in the family for over 100 years. On Feb. 8, 1690 the French and Indians atacked the Fort. Their 5 sons were taken prisoner and marched up to Canada. It took two weeks to get there through the cold and snow. Symon Sr. and his wife escaped all the horror because they were in Albany at a Baptism. Symon was a farmer by trade, and so were most of his sons.
Known children of Rebecca and Symon Symonse De Groot were as follows:
Sara, born at Beverwyck (Albany), NY; married Arent Vedder.
Symon, married Geertruy Rinkout.
Abraham; married Antje Wemp, daughter of John Barentse Wemp and Maritie Myndertse, 15 Apr 1696; married Hestertje Visscher, daughter of Harman Visscher, 9 Jul 1699.
Phillip Symonse; married Sara Jacobs Peek, daughter of Jacobus Peake and Elisabeth Teunise Van Woert, 1701; died 1716; drowned.
Dirk Janse, married Lysbeth Vander Volken.
Claas; (kidnapped by Indians with his family- described as 'never quite right' afterwards).
Cornelius; died; in infancy.
Susanna; married Isaac Cornelis Swits, son of Cornelis Claes Swits and Ariantje Cornelissen, circa 1676.
Maria, born at Beverwyck (Albany), NY; married Daniel Janse Van Antwerpen.
Elizabeth; married Johannes Buys.
Rebecca; born at Beverwyck (Albany), NY; married Claas Vander Volgen.
Specifically: grave unknown
Created by: Janet Euler- Brady
Record added: Sep 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15586032