|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1646|
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 18, 1693|
Married Oct 5, 1679 Temperance Loveridge Born 1658 Dorset, England.
Isaac2 Melyn, bap. 22 July 1646;baptized in the New York Dutch Reformed Church, where he and his family were likely buried.
wit: Hendrick Coop, Lijntje Jochems; m. (1) date not known, Dorothea Samson; m. (2) 5 Oct. 1679 Temperance Loveridge; d. 18 May 1693.
Source: Melyn Antwerp Title: New York Genealogical and Biographical Record: The Antwerp Ancestry of Cornelis Melyn, Volume: 67 Author: Paul Gibson Burton Publication: July 1936
Other surname variations: Maullains, Murline, Melleyns, Melyn, Melians.
Dau>Joanna Melyn Dickinson, Chr: 24 May 1682 NY Died: April 20, 1745 Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
Married Mar 1709 Rev. Jonathan Dickinson B Apr 22, 1688 Hatfield, Massachusetts Died 7 Oct 1747 Elizabeth, Union Co. NJ
Isaac Molyn married
Dorothea Samson, they had children: Riderus Melyn, b. bef. July 1679; d. before 13 June 1722 and Dorothea Melyn, bp. 12 April 1679 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacob Molyn, Hendrickje ver Planken)
He married 2nd: 5 Oct 1679 Temperence Loveridge NYC (Ref Ch dau. of William Loveridge (of Albany) and Temperance
children of Isaac Molyn and Temperence Loveridge:
Temperance Melyn 
Jannetje Molyn (Joanna), bp. 24 May 1682 NYC Ref Ch (wit: Jacob Molyn, Geertruyd Schuyler); d. 20 April 1745; m. about 1708, (Rev.) Jonathan Dickinson, son of Hezekiah Dickinson & Abigail Blakeman
Isaac Melyn, bp. 30 May
Robert Melyn (?)
His father Cornelius Melyn's info: Cornelis Melyn married in Amsterdam, Holland, after April 22, 1627, date of the petition for license, Janneken Adriaens.
Children, first 8 baptized in Nieuwe Kirk, Amsterdam, the rest in the Reformed Church, New Amsterdam:
Mariken or Mary
Merydnlyn [may be the Magdaleen mentioned below]
He died in 1674, probably in New York, leaving a widow (Jannetjen) and five children, whose descendants are in the families of Conklin, Dickinson, Houston, Kingsbury, Leavenworth and Schellinger, to go no further. One son was carried away prisoner with him and perished at the time of the shipwreck.
*The following information is from pp 46-47 of my uncle Fayette R. Plumb II's copy of Plumb, Houghton and Allied Families, privately printed in 1946 by Joseph H. Plumb, Haverford, PA. It gives its source as Cornelis Melyn, Patroon, and Some of His Descendants, by Paul Gibson Burton in New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 68, pp 6, 132-134...
Cornelis and Janneken had 11 children, (1) Cornelia Melyn, (2) Joannes, (3) Cornelis and upon the death of this son the next son was named (4) Cornelis, (5) Abraham, (6) Mariken/Maria/Mary, (7) Isaack, (8) Jacob, (9) Susanna, (10) Magdalen and since the first Isaack had not survived (11) Isaack. Cornelis died in 1663 in New Haven, Fairfield County, Connecticut and his wife and six of the children survived him.
This Report concentrates on the daughter Susanna who became the wife of John(1) Winans in New Haven's Dutch Church on 25 August 1664. This union inaugurates the first Winans of importance to this family tree. Family Group Sheets follow the text.
Articles in the 1936 and 1937 Volumes 67 and 68 of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, are replete with stories and details of the Melyn Family.
*source: cwc family dot org
Sources showing Isaac/Isaack Melyn/Molyn, son of CORNELIS MELYN:
1. CORNELIS MELYN, son of Andries Melyn and Maria Ghuedinx-Botens, bap. in the Church of Saint Walburga, Antwerp, 17 Sept. 1600; m. banns 22 April 1627 at Amsterdam, JANNEKEN ADRIAENS; d. 1663-1668.
Children of Cornelis Melyn and Janneken Adriaens, the first eight baptized in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam.
+ 2. i. Cornelia2 Melyn, bap. 27 Feb. 1628 (D. T. & B. No. 40, fol. 220); wit: Heyltje de Raet; m. (1) banns 30 June 1647, Jacob Loper; m. (2) banns 7 April 1653 Jacob Schellinger; d. 25 Feb. 1716/7.
3. ii. Joannes2 Melyn, bap. 17 April 1629 by Ds. Baldius (D. T. & B. No. 41, fol. 10); wit: Janneken de Vijl. It is stated in the Breeden Raedt that Cornelis Melyn lost a son in the wreck of the Princess on 27 September 1647. While no such statement is made in any of Cornelis Melyn's papers, there is no reason to doubt that he did have a son on the Princess, and if so it would seem probable that it would have been his oldest son, Joannes, who was possibly being taken back to Holland to be educated there. The only other son not accounted for is Abraham (No. 6) who was six years younger than Joannes.
4. iii. Cornelis2 Melyn, bap. 6 Sept. 1630 by Ds. Silvius (D. T. & B. No. 41, fol. 48); wit: Maria van Essen; d. before 11 Oct. 1633 as another Cornelis was baptized on that date.
5. iv. Cornelis2 Melyn, bap. 11 Oct. 1633 (D. T. & B. No. 41, fol. 138 vo.); wit: Jacob Reepmaker de Jonge; d. in the Staten Island massacre of September, 1655. Nothing further is known of him other than a casual reference in the Court Records of New Amsterdam under date of 10 February 1653.
6. v. Abraham2 Melyn, bap. 27 May 1635 by Ds. Clasonius (D. T. & B. No. 41, fol. 191); wit: Fransoijs de Wael. Nothing is known of him, unless he may have been the son who was lost in the Princess. (See Joannes No. 3 above.)
+ 7. vi. Mariken2 Melyn, bap. 29 March 1637 by Ds. Trelcatius (D. T. & B. No. 42, fol. 8 vo.); wit:Christian Melijn; m. (1) banns 18 June 1655 Claes Allertsen Paradijs; m. (2) 26 Aug. 1664 Matthias Hitfield; d. 1694-1699.
8. vii. Isaack2 Melyn, bap. 21 Nov. 1638 (D. T. & B. No. 42, fol. 56 vo.); wit: Jan Melijn; d. before 22 July 1646, as another Isaac was baptized on that date.
+ 9. viii. Jacob2 Melyn, bap. 17 April 1640 by Ds. Somerus (D. T. & B. No. 42, fol. 95); wit: Nelletje Dircx; m. 1662 Hannah Hubbard; d. 13 Dec. 1706.
The following children were baptized in the New York Dutch Reformed Church. Page references are omitted, as the printed volume of baptisms is thoroughly indexed.
+ 10. ix. Susanna2 Melyn, bap. 14 June 1643; wit: Cornelia Melyn, Lijntje Jochems; m. 25 Aug. 1664 John Winans; d. 1687-1693.
11. x. Magdalen2 Melyn, bap. 3 March 1645; wit: Lijntje Jochems. Nothing further known.
+ 12. xi. Isaac2 Melyn, bap. 22 July 1646: wit: Hendrick Coop, Lijntje Jochems; m. (1) date not known, Dorothea Samson; m. (2) 5 Oct. 1679 Temperance Loveridge; d. 18 May 1693.
Following is a partial bihliography of printed works that may be consulted by those readers who desire further information regarding Cornelis Melyn. Unless otherwise indicated they are indexed.
BOOKS CONTAINING EXTENDED REFERENCES TO THE PUBLIC LIFE OF MELYN.
Houston, W. C. The Melyn Patroonship of Staten Island. This pamphlet of 17 pages (not indexed) is the latest and probably the most complete review of the public life of Cornelis Melyn. It is sometimes catalogued as Publication No. 9 of the Order of colonial Lords of Manors in America.
lnnes, J. H. New Amsterdam and Its People. Chapter IX is devoted to Cornelis Melyn, with other references as indexed. Appendix II, The Descendants of Cornelis Melyn should be checked with the more recent data contained in the present article.
Anonymous. Breeden-Raedt, etc., commonly translated Broad Advice to the United Netherland Provinces. This pamphlet, published in 1649, contains much of interest about Cornelis Melyn, who for some time was considered to be its author. Present opinion is that it was the work of a political pamphleteer, who doubtless obtained his material from Melyn, or his associates. An English translation appears in the Collections of the New York Historical Society, Second Series, Volume 3, Part 1, pages 237 to 283. (Not indexed.) As stated in the Introductory Note on page 240, this work is "coarse and calumnious" and the reader should take into consideration that it is a strictly partisan statement.
Melyn Papers. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1913 (Vol. 46), pages 97 to 138. Although these are strictly source documents, they are listed here because of the fact that they are also narratives of Melyn's public life, especially the story of Melyn's life (beginning on page 109) written in the first person.
Hoffman, W. I. An excellent review of a portion of Melyn's public life is contained in Mr. Hoffman's article on Adriaen van der Donck. RECORD 67:229-239, 333-344.
GENERAL HISTORICAL AND BACKGROUND BOOKS.
Fiske, John. The Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America.
O'Callaghan, E. B. History of New Netherland, or New York Under the Dutch.
Brodhead, J. R. History of the State of New York.
Van Rensselaer, Mrs. Schuyler. History of New York City in the Seventeenth Century.
SOURCE WORKS, OR WORKS CONTAINING SOURCE MATERIAL.
Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York, abbreviated "N. Y. Col. Docs." in the References and Notes below.
Calendar of Dutch Manuscripts, and Calendar of English Manuscripts (in State Library, Albany, N.Y.), abbreviated "Cal. Dutch Mss." and "Cal. Eng. Mss." As the titles indicate, these books are merely calendars of documents, but the descriptions are often quite lengthy abstracts, and constitute valuable references.
van Laer, A. J. F. Editor and Translator. Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts. Contains many references to the earlier voyages of Melyn.
Fernow, Berthold. Editor. The Records of New Amsterdam, from 1653 to 1674.
Jameson, J. F. Editor. Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664.
Stokes. I. N. P. The Iconography of Manhattan Island.
* In collaboration with Alfred LeRoy Becker.
REFERENCES AND NOTES2
The committee of the Schepens usually consisted of two persons. They performed for the civil authority practically the same function that is now performed by a marriage license bureau, namely, ascertaining whether there was any lawful impediment to the marriage. Lack of parental consent to the marriage of persons under legal age might be such an impediment. The particular register in this case is a book about 12 3/4 inches high by about 8 1/4 inches wide. There are three forms on each page. The present designation of this book is "D. T. & B. No. 432" and the page reference is 75 verso. The initials "D. T. & B." stand for "Doop-, Trouw-, en Begravenisboeken," Dutch words which translated are: "Baptismal, Marriage and Burial Records." This designation, however, is a modern one for the entire series of registers which are now in the Gemeente Archief, or Community Archives. This particular volume, for want of a better term, can best be designated as a "Register of Marriage Intentions."
The declaration of Cornelis Melyn to which reference is here made is in New York Colonial Manuscripts, 2:113. The date of 29 July 1644, which is given in the Cal. Dutch Mss., page 28, is incorrect.
Melyn Papers, 108-109, 123-125.
For Melyn's early voyages, see van Rensselaer Bowier Mss. (indexed). For date of arrival, see Cal. Dutch Mss., page 3.
Narr. New Neth. 205, where, however, month is incorrectly given as June; Cal. Dutch Mss. 124; N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:207, 250; Riker's Harlem (Revised) 133-135.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 13:200-201; Van Rensselaer Bowier Mss. (indexed): Melyn Papers 98-129.
Melyn Papers 98-99 (Note that date is given as 6 May, old style, that is, 16 May, new style); Melyn Papers 109-110, 129-130.
See Leng and Davis, Staten Island and Its People, Volume 1, Chapter 3, and authorities there cited.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:139-140, 190-191.
Dutchess County Historical Society Year Book for 1930, pages 59-60; Melyn Papers 110.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:528-529; Stokes, Iconography of Manhattan Island (indexed).
Melyn Papers 117.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:175-178, 14:83.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:203-209.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:213-214, 348-349; Narr. New Neth. 342. Those who may be interested in the legal phase of Melyn's trial should read: A Case of Laesae Majestatis in New Amsterdam in 1647, by Amasa A. Redfield, printed in the Report of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 14:82-83; Breeden Raedt 267-268.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:250-253, 351-352.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:249-250, 352; Cal. Dutch Mss. 121; Breeden Raedt 270; Historisch Genootschap, Kroniek 25:487.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:352-353; Breeden Raedt 270-271; Melyn Papers 102-106.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:321; Breeden Raedt 270; Cal. Dutch Mss. 45, 121; 3 Series Mass. Hist. Soc. Coll. 9:227.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:348-349, 14:117-122; Breeden Raedt 273.
Leng and Davis, Staten Island and Its People. Facsimile of agreement and English translation, Volume 1, pages 96-99.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:528, 14:194; Mss. of Power of Attorney in possession of compiler.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:407-409. Attention is called to the fact that the statement in RECORD 59:62 that this vessel sailed on 30 June 1650 is an error. Among the New York Colonial Mss. (Cal. Dutch Mss. 275) is a copy of a bond of the Commander, dated 10 August 1650, that he would sail direct to the Manhattans. See also N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:449, where there is a letter from the Selectmen of New Amsterdam, dated 22 December 1650, in which they say: "Cornelis Melyn arrived here on the 19th instant, having been nineteen weeks at sea, and in great peril."
N. Y. Col. Docs. 1:449; Melyn Papers 111-112.
Melyn Papers 112-114.
Melyn Papers 113-115. The names of the members of the Melyn family involved have been determined from other sources, and will be considered at greater length in connection with their biographical sketches. For letter of Janneken Melyn, asking that her husband be removed to a more comfortable place "on account of his sore leg," see Cal. Dutch Mss, 151.
Melyn Papers 115.
N. Y. Cal. Docs. 14:352; Records of the Colony and Plantation of New Haven, 1:140.
N. Y. Col. Docs. 14:333, 427-434, 440; Melyn Papers 116-132.
Melyn Papers 136-138; O'Callaghan 2:576-577.
Rec. New Amst. 2:48; Melyn Papers 108-109.
Town Records of New Haven, Vols. 1 and 2. As these are thoroughly indexed, volume and page references are omitted.
Original Records of the Town of New Haven, 1:288; New Haven Vital Records (printed), page 31.
For petition of Jacob Melyn, see Melyn Papers, pages 132-134.
Cal. Eng. Mss., page 27.
The record book of the Mayor's Court of New York from which this entry was taken is in one of the attic rooms of the Hall of Records. It is designated on the inside of the front cover: "Vol. 2d. Mayor's Court, Nov. 13, 1674-Sept. 21, 1675." It is neither paged nor indexed.
Cornelis Melyn (1600 - 1663)
Jannetje Andrians VanMyert Melyn (1604 - 1674)
Temperance Elizabeth Loveridge Melyn (1654 - 1717)*
Cornelia Melyn Schellinger (1627 - 1717)**
Susannah Melyn Winans (1643 - 1692)*
Isaack Melyn (1646 - 1693)
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