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Steffen Eckers

Birth
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death unknown
Burial Flatbush, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Memorial ID 185031239 View Source
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Steffen Eckers was born circa 1631 at Ham, North Rhein-Westphalia, Germany, ("Ham in the land of the Maardt").
Carolyn Nash, "Steffen Eckers and Styntje Jans Snedeker, Progenitors of the Westchester County Ecker/Acker Family, and a Relationship to Jochem Wouters van Weert", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 143, pp. 85-94, 216-225 (2012): 143:216.

He married Styntje Jans Snedeker, daughter of Jan Gerrits Snedeker and Annetje Ruys, at Flatbush, Long Island, circa October 1658.
Ibid., 143:86, 216.
David William Voorhees, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Volume 2, Midwood Deacons' Accounts, 1654-1709 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 2009), page 23. On 27 Oct 1658, f6 was received from Steven Necker for marriage.

In 1655 he was captured by Indians during attacks on Dutch settlers on Long Island. In 1656 he had land on the South River (Delaware River).
Carolyn Nash, "Steffen Eckers and Styntje Jans Snedeker, Progenitors of the Westchester County Ecker/Acker Family, and a Relationship to Jochem Wouters van Weert", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 143, pp. 85-94, 216-225 (2012): 143:85.

In November 1659 Steffen Eckers resided at Flatbush, Long Island.
Ibid., 43:86.

Children by Styntje Jans Snedeker b. between 1636 and 1642:
Wolfert Ecker b. between 1658 and 1674, d. between 25 Mar 1753 and 3 Apr 1754
Ibid., 143:217.

Jan Ecker b. between 1658 and 1674

Steffen Eckers died before 20 August 1674; when his wife's father and brother appeared at Midwout, Long Island to claim administration of his estate.
Ibid., 143:87.

Bio includes data from The Brouwer Genealogy Database.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brouwergenealogydata/surname_index.htm


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