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 Neltje Roelofse <I>Schenck</I> Cowenhoven

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Neltje Roelofse Schenck Cowenhoven

Birth
Flatlands, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 27 Jul 1751 (aged 70)
Pleasant Valley, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 34331523 View Source
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Daughter of Roelof Martense Schenck and Annetje Wyckoff. She was also known as Neeltje Cowenhoven. She was also known as Neeltje Covenhoven.Daughter of Roelof Martense Schenck and Annetje Pieterse Wyckoff.

Born on 3 January 1682.
Lincoln C. Cocheu, "The Van Kouwenhoven-Conover Family", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.70-71,81-83 (1939-40, 1950-52): 71:71.

Baptized on 15 January 1682 at Utrecht, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, sponsors Marten Rudolphsz, Annetje Rudolphs.
David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 413. Neeltje; parents: Rudolph Martins, Annetje Pieters; op Utecht; witnesses: Marten Rudolphsz, Annetje Rudolphs.

Married Albert Willemszen Van Kouwenhoven, son of Willem Gerritse and Jannetje Monfoort, on 2 October 1701.
Lincoln C. Cocheu, "The Van Kouwenhoven-Conover Family", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.70-71,81-83 (1939-40, 1950-52): 71:70.

She and Albert Willemszen Van Kouwenhoven were members of the at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, circa 1710.
"Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 22:2. The date of this list of Church Members is not explicitly stated. Judging from the names found on the list, it is evident that it is from the first years of the congregation, and therefore "ca. 1710" will be used. "Albert Kowenoven and wife Nelke.".

Witnessed the baptism of Maria Janse Schenck , daughter of Jan Roelofse Schenck and Sara Willemse Van Kouwenhoven, on 7 September 1712 at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, (witnesses Albert Kouenhoven, Nelke Schenk, his wife).
"Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 22:32. Maria; parents: Jan Schenk, Sara Kowenhoven; witnesses Albert Kouenhoven, Nelke Schenk, his wife.

Neeltje Roelofse Schenck was a member of the at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, on 23 August 1731 "at Friholt" (Freehold). Neeltie Schenk, wife of Albert Couwenhoven.
Ibid., 24:21, "Church Members."

Witnessed the baptism of Aelbert Kouwenhoven , son of Roelof Couwenhoven and Annetje Strycker, on 24 October 1731 at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, (witnesses Aelbert Couwenh., Neeltie Schenk).
Ibid., 23:67. Aelbert; parents: Roelof Kouwenhoven, Antie Strykers; witnesses: Aelbert Couwenh., Neeltie Schenk.

Vhildren by Albert:
William Couwenhoven b. 9 Mar 1702
Roelof Couwenhoven
Antje Couwenhoven
Jannetje Couwenhoven
Aelke Couwenhoven b. 20 Jan 1709
Margaretta Couwenhoven b. 15 Feb 1711/12
Sarah Couwenhoven b. 21 Jun 1714
Peter Covenhoven
Neeltje Couwenhoven
Gerret Couwenhoven
Jan Couwenhoven
Cornelius Covenhoven
Lincoln C. Cocheu, "The Van Kouwenhoven-Conover Family", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.70-71,81-83 (1939-40, 1950-52): 71:161.

Neeltje Roelofse Schenck died on 7 May 1751 at Monmouth Co., New Jersey.
Ibid., 71:71.

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


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