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 Pieter Pieterzoon Quackenbosch

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Pieter Pieterzoon Quackenbosch

Birth
Valkenburg, Katwijk Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death
4 Jan 1686 (aged 71)
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Burial
Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Plot
PLOT Old Section
Memorial ID
73117082 View Source

Pieter Pieterszoon Quackenbosch my 8th great grandfather.

Pieter Pieterszoon Quackenbosch

BIRTH: August 28, 1614, Valkenburg, Katwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
DEATH: January 04, 1686, Albany, Albany County, Province of New York.
BURIAL: Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, United States.

Son of Pieter Jansz Quackenbosch and Nelletgen Pietersdr van Starrevelt.

History

Pieter Quackenbush/Quackenbosch "Bont"
BIRTH: August 28, 1614, Oegstgeest Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
DEATH: January 4, 1686, Albany, Albany County, New York, United States.
BURIAL: January 1868, Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, United States.

Pieter Married, Maretje Arienso Dochter, March 23, 1639, Reformed Protestant Dutch Curch of Caughnawaga, Montgomery, New York, United States.

VON QUACKENBOSCH/VONQUACKENBOSS/QUACKENBUSH BIBLE DATING BACK TO 500 A. D. The family was of Royal Decent and had a coat of arms. On the scroll it was written "VERDE IN RYKDOM" Interpretation "PEACE IN WEALTH"

PIETER QUACKENBOSCH, Born: August 28, 1614, Oegstgeest, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands, Pieter Married, Maretje Arienso Dochter 23 March 1639, Born: ca. 1617, Holland, Netherlands, Death: December 1682, Albany, New York, Burial: Reformed Protestant Church of Caughnawaga of Fonda, New York.

CHILDREN

1.(F) Maritje, Birth: ca. 1640, Oefstgeest, Zuid Holland, Holland, Netherlands, Death: December 1683, Constapel Island, Albany, New York.
2.(M) Johannes QUACKENBOSCH, Birth: Sep. 23, 1642, Oegstgeest, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Death: May 26, 1720, Albany, New York.
3.(M) Wouter, Born: ca.1644, Holland. Death: 18 November 1735.
4.(F) Neeltje (or Petrinella) Quackenbosch, Born: ca. 1650, Holland.
5.(M) Reynier, Born: ca. 1652, Oestgeest, Holland.
6.(F) Annetje, Born: ca. 1658, Albany, New York.*
7.(F) Magdalena, Born: ca. 1660, Albany, New York.
8.(F) Jannetje, Born: ca. 1663 Albany New York. Death: 1748.

Pieter Quackenbosch, Born: 1614, Holland, was the founder of the Quackenbush family in America, was a brick maker in Albany, New York. Although early records of Albany contain several references to him as Pieter Quackenbosch, he is also frquently found under the name of Pieter Bont, and and sonetimes as Pieter (or Piet) Bout. The use of a second suname, or alias, was commonly found among the early Dutch settlers of New Netherland, as well as the frequent use of the Patronymic.

Pieter and Maritje Quackenbosch left Holland for New Netherlands in May 7, 1653 aboard the ship GRAFT. The following letter from Edward Man and A. Pater, Directors of the West Indies Company, to Pieter Stuyvesant tell of the passengers on this ship:

In the ship 'Graft' goes over Mr. Johan De Hulter, partner in the Colony of Renselaerswyck, and his family who takes with him a goodly number of free people, among some artisans, especially a very good brickmakers and many other mentioned in detail in the list, to settle either in said Colony, or elsewhere and assist in the cultibation of the soil there. As it is not yet quite decidedm where he may begin and as he may settle on Manhattans Island, where we believe it would be best, we have deemed it proper and just upon his request for a recommendation, because not known there, to direst you to favor him as far as possible without prejudice to the Company's interests and kindly assist him in everything; and if he should conclude to remain upon Manhattans or Long Island to allot for him so suitable a place, as his circumstances and the fitness of it for a brickyard require. Hereupon relying etc. etc. Amsterdam the 7th of May 1653 To Directeur Stuyvesant in New Netherland. THE DIRECTORS OF THE W.I. COMPANY EDWARD MAN. A. PATER.

Pieter did not settle in New York City but instead accompanied Johan de Hulter to Albany, then known as Beverwyck. The first mention of Pieter Quackenbosch in the Albany records occurs the following year, 1 December 1654, in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck, where it stated that "Jan Gouw cut Piet Bout (Quackenbosch) across the hand," evidently in the course of a fight.

Johan de Hulter established various businesses in Albany, including a brick kiln and a tile kiln, but died just a few years after his arrival. De Hulter probably put Pieter Quackenbosch in charge of the operation of the brick kiln, as evidenced by the following excerpt from the Fort Orange and Beverwyck court records of 29 May 1657:

"Pieter Bont, Plaintiff, against Pieter Boxboom, defendant. The plaintiff says that the defendant is bound to burn brick for him for the period of ten months, exhibiting a contract made between Mr De Hulter, deceased, and the defend. The defendant on the other hand produces an absolute release from Madam Johanna, Widow of the said Mr De Hulter, deceased. " The court, having examined the contract and the release, adjudge that the defendant is released from his contract by virtue of the release."

Pieter is first mentioned as "Pieter Quackenbosch" in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck on 20 August 1657, again as a plaintiff agains Pieter Bosboom. Still another complaint was filed against Bosboom on 8 Febuary 1658, this time by "Pieter Bout's wife." In 7 November 1657, Johanna De Hulter announced her intention to sell at public auction her brick kiln, tile kiln, house, barn, pasture and other pieces of property apparently left to her by ber husband. The brick kiln was sold to the highest bidder, Adrian Jansen Van Ilpendam, for the sum of 1,100 guilders. At the same time, At the same time, Madame de Hulter also sold "at public sale, the house where Piet Bout dwills" to Aernoldus Van Curler. Peter bought the Kline for 1,200 Gilders and 4 beaver pelts form Aernoldus Van Curler.

JOHANNES I PIETERSE QUACKENBOSCH, son of Pieter and Maritje Auackenbosch, Born: 1642, Oegstgeest, Zuid,Holland, Netherlands. Death: 1720, Canastogione, Albany, New York. Married: Magtelt Janse POST, 1667, Albany, New York, Born: 1650, Albany, New York, Died: 1698, Albany, New York, Father: Jans POST. Machteld Jans Post, Parents Captain Adriaen and Claartje (Moockers) Post, who came from the Hague in the Netherlands to Staten Island in 1650. Ref: QFH&A, p. 29; Early Records of Albany, NY,2:363; Coloial New York-Philip Schuyler and his Family (1885), Vol. II, p. 370; Lists of Inhavitants of Colonial New York (1979), pp. 20-21; Bradt Family News, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-2

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Johan de Hulter established various businesses in Albany, including a brick kiln and a tile kiln, but died just a few years after his arrival. De Hulter probably put Pieter Quackenbosch in charge of the operation of the brick kiln, as evidenced by the following excerpt from the Fort Orange and Beverwyck court records of 29 May 1657: "Pieter Bont, Plaintiff, against Pieter Boxboom, defendant.

The plaintiff says that the defendant is bound to burn brick for him for the period of ten months, exhibiting a contract made between Mr De Hulter, deceased, and the defend.

The defendant on the other hand produces an absolute release from Madam Johanna, Widow of the said Mr De Hulter, deceased. " The court, having examined the contract and the release, adjudge that the defendant is released from his contract by virtue of the release."

Pieter is first mentioned as "Pieter Quackenbosch" in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck on 20 August 1657, again as a plaintiff agains Pieter Bosboom. Still another complaint was filed against Bosboom on 8 Febuary 1658, this time by "Pieter Bout's wife." In 7 November 1657, Johanna De Hulter announced her intention to sell at public auction her brick kiln, tile kiln, house, barn, pasture and other pieces of property apparently left to her by ber husband. The brick kiln was sold to the highest bidder, Adrian Jansen Van Ilpendam, for the sum of 1,100 guilders. At the same time, At the same time, Madame de Hulter also sold "at public sale, the house where Piet Bout dwills" to Aernoldus Van Curler. Peter bought the Kline for 1,200 Gilders and 4 beaver pelts form Aernoldus Van Curler.

Pieter Quackenbosch, Born: 1614, Holland, was the founder of the Quackenbush family in America, was a brick maker in Albany, New York. Although early records of Albany contain several references to him as Pieter Quackenbosch, he is also frquently found under the name of Pieter Bont. The use of a second suname, or alias, was commonly found among the early Dutch settlers of New Netherland, as well as the frequent use of the Patronymic. Pieter Quackenbosch left Holland for New Netherland in May 7, 1653 aboard the ship "GRAFT".

The following letter from Edward Man a nd A. Pater, Directors of the West Indies Company, to Pieter Stuyvesant te ll of the passengers on this ship:

"A" 1653, the 7th of May. Honorable, Vigorous, Pious, Dear and Faithful.

In the ship 'Graft' goes over Mr. Johan De Hulter, partner in the Colony of Renselaerswyck, and his family who takes with him a goodly number of free people, among them some artisans, especially a very good Brick Maker, and many other mentioned in detail in the list, to settle either in said Colony, or elsewhere and assist in the cultivation.

As it is not yet quite decided where he may begin and as he may settle on Manhattans Island, where we believe it would be best, we have deemed it proper and just upon his request for a recommendation, because not known there, to direct you to favor him as far as possible with out prejudice to the Company's interests and kindly assist him in everything; and if he should conclude to remain upon Manhattans or Long Island to a lot for him so suitable a place, as his circumstances and the fitness of it for a brickyard require. Here upon relying etc. etc.

Amsterdam the 7th of May 1653 To Directeur Stuyvesant in New Netherland.

THE DIRECTORS OF THE W.I. COMPANY EDWARD MAN. A. PATER.

Assumming this brick maker was Pieter Quackenbosch, he most likely d id not settle in New York City but instead accompanied Johan de Hult er to Albany, then known as Beverwyck. The first mention of Pieter Quacken bosch in the Albany records occurs the following year, 1 December 1654, in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck, where it stated th at "Jan Gouw cut Piet Bout across the hand," evidently in the cour se of a fight.

Johan de Hulter established various businesses in Albany, including a Brick Kiln and a Tile Kiln, but died just several years after his arrival.

De Hulter probably put Pieter Quackenbosch in charge of the operation of the Brick Kiln, as evidenced by the following excerpt from the Fort Orange and Beverwyck court records of 29 May 1657:

"Pieter Bont, Plaintiff, against Pieter Boxboom, defendant.

The plaintiff says that the defendant is bound to burn brick for him for the period of Ten Months, exhibiting a contract made between Mr t'Hulter, deceased, and the defend.

The defendant on the other hand produces an absolute release from Madam Johanna, Widow of the said Mr De Hulter, deceased.

The court, having examined the contract and the release, adjudge that t he defendant is released from his contract by virtue of the release."

Pieter is first mentioned as "Pieter Quackenbosch" in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck on 20 August 1657, again as a plaintiff against Pieter Quackenbush.

Still another complaint was filed against Pieter on 8 Febuary 1658, this time by "Pieter Bout's wife."

On 7 November 1657, Johanna de Hulter announced her intention to sell at public auction her Brick Kiln, Tile Kiln, House, Barn, Pasture and othelr Pieces of Property apparently left to her by ber husband. The Brick Kiln was Sold to the highest bidder, Adrian Jansen Van Ilpendam, for the sum of 1,100 guilders.

At the same time, Madame de Hult er also sold "at public sale, the House where Piet Bout Dwells" to Aernold us Van Curler for the sum of 740 guilders.

Pieter Quackenbosch probably continued to operate the Brickyard for a number of years, despite its sale to Adriaen Ban Ilpendam. In 1668. Pieter purchased the brickyard from Van Ilpendam, as shown by the following deed:

"Appeared before us, undersigned, commissaried of Albany, etc., Adriaen V an Ilpendam, who declares that in true rights, free ownership, he grants, conveys and makes over to Pieter Quackenbosch in the Brickyard accordi ng to the fence thereabout set, lying here in the colony and by said Pieter Quackenbosch occupied according to the right and ownership of the ground which he bought and paid for, of madame, the widow of the late Johan de Hulter, now wife of Jeronimus Ebbinck, according to release, of da te the 20th of August 1664, on condition that said Quackenbosch pay yearly a rent of two Carolus guilders to the Heer director of the colony according to the tenor of the contract therefor, of date the 11th of November 1 657, to which reference is herein made; and therefore giving said Quackenbos, his heirs and successors or assigns, full power to dispose there of as he might do with his patrimonial effects; also acknowledging th at he is fully paid and satisfied therefor and therefore promising to prot ect and free the same from all trouble and claims as is right, and never more to do now suffer anything to be done against the same, in any manner, on pledge of this person and estate, nothing excepted, subject to all l aws and judges. Done in Albany the 21st July 1668.

ADRIAEN VAN ILPENDAM"

Pieter Quackenbosch's wife, Maritje Ariens (Dochter), was also closely involved in the operation of the brickyard, as shown by her frequent appearance in the Albany court records in matters dealing wth its operation. The following Albany court record from the year 1684 illustrates her he avy involvement in the brick business:

The plaintiff's wife on behalf of her husband demands according to settlem ent of accounts 7 1/2 beavers for Brick delivered. The defendant claims that she did not deliver the brick according to the agreement, having delivered soft brick among the gable Brick. Also that he had to wait for Brick, to his great loss, for which he demands damages. The oath being deferred to the plaintiff's wife, she swears that according to the last settlement of accounts there was due to her 7 1/2 beavers. The honorable court co ndemn the defendant to pay the plaintiff the sum of 7 1/2 beavers demande d, cum expensis." [This court record contradicts the assumption in the 19 09 genealogy of the family that it was Maritje who died in 1682 when Piet er paid for the use of the large funeral pall.]

In 1683, "pr Quackebos" pledged two "pieces of 8" toward the annual salary of the Dominie [Minister] Godefridus Dellius. Immediately following Pieter's name are listed the names of Wouter Pieterse, Jan Pieterse a nd Reynier Pieterse, no doubt Pieter's three sons, shown using the patrony mic. According to this record in the court minutes of Albany, they all lived "outside the North gate, up the river."

The fact that Pieter Quackenbosch and Pieter Bont were the same person is proven several years later when Pieter traded his House and Pantile Shed for a House in the city of Albany:

"Know all men whom it may concern that on the fourth day of the month of January 1686/1687, appeared before me, Jan Becker, notary public, Pieter Quackenbosch, residing near the city of Albany, in the colony of Renselaarswyck, of the one part, and Jacob van Vorst, residing in the city of Albany, of the other part, who declared that they had deliberately and amicably agreed about a matter of purchase and exchange, as follows. The before said Quackenbosch declares that he has sold to and exchanged with the afores aid van Vorst his house, pantile shed and land, as far as it belongs to him and is occupied and possessed by him, saving the lord's right (except a certain small parcel of land which belongs to Mr. Jan Hendryck Bruyn), and all that is fastened there to by earth and nail nothing in the world excepted, but the Burnt Brick which at present are in the Kiln shall belong to Quackenbosch. The aforesaid buildings and land stand and are situated in the colony of Renselaarswyck and are at present occupied by him;

They will be delivered to the purchaser on the conditions hereinbefore written buring the ensuing month of March anno 1686/1687, provided and upon the express condition that the aforesaid van Vorst shall then also deliver to the grantor his unincumbered, saving the lord's right, with all th at is fastened thereto by earth and nail, nothing in the world excepted, a nd in addition thereto twenty beavers or the value theof in silver money; and they promise to deliver to each other a proper deed and to free each other from further claims, all without guile or deceit, for which th ey bind their respective persons and properties, present and future, witho ut any exception, subjecting the same according to law. In witness of the truth they have signed and sealed this at the house of the aforesaid Quackenbosch, situated in the colony of Renselaarswyck, on the date above written, being in the second year of riegn of his Royal Majesty of Great Britain.

Pieter Bont otherwise called Quackenbosch

[seal] This is X the mark of Jacob van Vorst
[seal]"
In 1669 and again in 1680, in court cases involving the operati on of the brick kiln, a Pieter Quackenbosch is mentioned using patronymic, first as "Piter Piterse Quackenbos" and later as "Pieter Pieterse Quack eboss." Several family researchers in the past have assumed this Pieter w as a son of Pieter the Immigrant. This researcher fails to find any evidence in the early New York records that Pieter the Immigrant had a son nam ed Pieter, raising the possibility that this reference was to Pieter the I mmigrant himself. If so, Pieter the Immigrant's father was also named Piet er Quackenbosch (or Pieter Bont). Adriana Suydam Quackenbush, in her 1909 genealogy of the family, iden tifies the Immigrant Pieter Quackenbosch.

GEDCOM Note
All available records indicate that every Quackenbush in North America can ultimately be traced back to an immigrant name Pieter Quackenbosch who came to New Netherland (later called New York) in 1653 aboard the ship Graft.

Pieter Pieterszoon Quackenbosch my 8th great grandfather.

Pieter Pieterszoon Quackenbosch

BIRTH: August 28, 1614, Valkenburg, Katwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
DEATH: January 04, 1686, Albany, Albany County, Province of New York.
BURIAL: Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, United States.

Son of Pieter Jansz Quackenbosch and Nelletgen Pietersdr van Starrevelt.

History

Pieter Quackenbush/Quackenbosch "Bont"
BIRTH: August 28, 1614, Oegstgeest Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
DEATH: January 4, 1686, Albany, Albany County, New York, United States.
BURIAL: January 1868, Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, United States.

Pieter Married, Maretje Arienso Dochter, March 23, 1639, Reformed Protestant Dutch Curch of Caughnawaga, Montgomery, New York, United States.

VON QUACKENBOSCH/VONQUACKENBOSS/QUACKENBUSH BIBLE DATING BACK TO 500 A. D. The family was of Royal Decent and had a coat of arms. On the scroll it was written "VERDE IN RYKDOM" Interpretation "PEACE IN WEALTH"

PIETER QUACKENBOSCH, Born: August 28, 1614, Oegstgeest, Zuid, Holland, Netherlands, Pieter Married, Maretje Arienso Dochter 23 March 1639, Born: ca. 1617, Holland, Netherlands, Death: December 1682, Albany, New York, Burial: Reformed Protestant Church of Caughnawaga of Fonda, New York.

CHILDREN

1.(F) Maritje, Birth: ca. 1640, Oefstgeest, Zuid Holland, Holland, Netherlands, Death: December 1683, Constapel Island, Albany, New York.
2.(M) Johannes QUACKENBOSCH, Birth: Sep. 23, 1642, Oegstgeest, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Death: May 26, 1720, Albany, New York.
3.(M) Wouter, Born: ca.1644, Holland. Death: 18 November 1735.
4.(F) Neeltje (or Petrinella) Quackenbosch, Born: ca. 1650, Holland.
5.(M) Reynier, Born: ca. 1652, Oestgeest, Holland.
6.(F) Annetje, Born: ca. 1658, Albany, New York.*
7.(F) Magdalena, Born: ca. 1660, Albany, New York.
8.(F) Jannetje, Born: ca. 1663 Albany New York. Death: 1748.

Pieter Quackenbosch, Born: 1614, Holland, was the founder of the Quackenbush family in America, was a brick maker in Albany, New York. Although early records of Albany contain several references to him as Pieter Quackenbosch, he is also frquently found under the name of Pieter Bont, and and sonetimes as Pieter (or Piet) Bout. The use of a second suname, or alias, was commonly found among the early Dutch settlers of New Netherland, as well as the frequent use of the Patronymic.

Pieter and Maritje Quackenbosch left Holland for New Netherlands in May 7, 1653 aboard the ship GRAFT. The following letter from Edward Man and A. Pater, Directors of the West Indies Company, to Pieter Stuyvesant tell of the passengers on this ship:

In the ship 'Graft' goes over Mr. Johan De Hulter, partner in the Colony of Renselaerswyck, and his family who takes with him a goodly number of free people, among some artisans, especially a very good brickmakers and many other mentioned in detail in the list, to settle either in said Colony, or elsewhere and assist in the cultibation of the soil there. As it is not yet quite decidedm where he may begin and as he may settle on Manhattans Island, where we believe it would be best, we have deemed it proper and just upon his request for a recommendation, because not known there, to direst you to favor him as far as possible without prejudice to the Company's interests and kindly assist him in everything; and if he should conclude to remain upon Manhattans or Long Island to allot for him so suitable a place, as his circumstances and the fitness of it for a brickyard require. Hereupon relying etc. etc. Amsterdam the 7th of May 1653 To Directeur Stuyvesant in New Netherland. THE DIRECTORS OF THE W.I. COMPANY EDWARD MAN. A. PATER.

Pieter did not settle in New York City but instead accompanied Johan de Hulter to Albany, then known as Beverwyck. The first mention of Pieter Quackenbosch in the Albany records occurs the following year, 1 December 1654, in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck, where it stated that "Jan Gouw cut Piet Bout (Quackenbosch) across the hand," evidently in the course of a fight.

Johan de Hulter established various businesses in Albany, including a brick kiln and a tile kiln, but died just a few years after his arrival. De Hulter probably put Pieter Quackenbosch in charge of the operation of the brick kiln, as evidenced by the following excerpt from the Fort Orange and Beverwyck court records of 29 May 1657:

"Pieter Bont, Plaintiff, against Pieter Boxboom, defendant. The plaintiff says that the defendant is bound to burn brick for him for the period of ten months, exhibiting a contract made between Mr De Hulter, deceased, and the defend. The defendant on the other hand produces an absolute release from Madam Johanna, Widow of the said Mr De Hulter, deceased. " The court, having examined the contract and the release, adjudge that the defendant is released from his contract by virtue of the release."

Pieter is first mentioned as "Pieter Quackenbosch" in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck on 20 August 1657, again as a plaintiff agains Pieter Bosboom. Still another complaint was filed against Bosboom on 8 Febuary 1658, this time by "Pieter Bout's wife." In 7 November 1657, Johanna De Hulter announced her intention to sell at public auction her brick kiln, tile kiln, house, barn, pasture and other pieces of property apparently left to her by ber husband. The brick kiln was sold to the highest bidder, Adrian Jansen Van Ilpendam, for the sum of 1,100 guilders. At the same time, At the same time, Madame de Hulter also sold "at public sale, the house where Piet Bout dwills" to Aernoldus Van Curler. Peter bought the Kline for 1,200 Gilders and 4 beaver pelts form Aernoldus Van Curler.

JOHANNES I PIETERSE QUACKENBOSCH, son of Pieter and Maritje Auackenbosch, Born: 1642, Oegstgeest, Zuid,Holland, Netherlands. Death: 1720, Canastogione, Albany, New York. Married: Magtelt Janse POST, 1667, Albany, New York, Born: 1650, Albany, New York, Died: 1698, Albany, New York, Father: Jans POST. Machteld Jans Post, Parents Captain Adriaen and Claartje (Moockers) Post, who came from the Hague in the Netherlands to Staten Island in 1650. Ref: QFH&A, p. 29; Early Records of Albany, NY,2:363; Coloial New York-Philip Schuyler and his Family (1885), Vol. II, p. 370; Lists of Inhavitants of Colonial New York (1979), pp. 20-21; Bradt Family News, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-2

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Johan de Hulter established various businesses in Albany, including a brick kiln and a tile kiln, but died just a few years after his arrival. De Hulter probably put Pieter Quackenbosch in charge of the operation of the brick kiln, as evidenced by the following excerpt from the Fort Orange and Beverwyck court records of 29 May 1657: "Pieter Bont, Plaintiff, against Pieter Boxboom, defendant.

The plaintiff says that the defendant is bound to burn brick for him for the period of ten months, exhibiting a contract made between Mr De Hulter, deceased, and the defend.

The defendant on the other hand produces an absolute release from Madam Johanna, Widow of the said Mr De Hulter, deceased. " The court, having examined the contract and the release, adjudge that the defendant is released from his contract by virtue of the release."

Pieter is first mentioned as "Pieter Quackenbosch" in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck on 20 August 1657, again as a plaintiff agains Pieter Bosboom. Still another complaint was filed against Bosboom on 8 Febuary 1658, this time by "Pieter Bout's wife." In 7 November 1657, Johanna De Hulter announced her intention to sell at public auction her brick kiln, tile kiln, house, barn, pasture and other pieces of property apparently left to her by ber husband. The brick kiln was sold to the highest bidder, Adrian Jansen Van Ilpendam, for the sum of 1,100 guilders. At the same time, At the same time, Madame de Hulter also sold "at public sale, the house where Piet Bout dwills" to Aernoldus Van Curler. Peter bought the Kline for 1,200 Gilders and 4 beaver pelts form Aernoldus Van Curler.

Pieter Quackenbosch, Born: 1614, Holland, was the founder of the Quackenbush family in America, was a brick maker in Albany, New York. Although early records of Albany contain several references to him as Pieter Quackenbosch, he is also frquently found under the name of Pieter Bont. The use of a second suname, or alias, was commonly found among the early Dutch settlers of New Netherland, as well as the frequent use of the Patronymic. Pieter Quackenbosch left Holland for New Netherland in May 7, 1653 aboard the ship "GRAFT".

The following letter from Edward Man a nd A. Pater, Directors of the West Indies Company, to Pieter Stuyvesant te ll of the passengers on this ship:

"A" 1653, the 7th of May. Honorable, Vigorous, Pious, Dear and Faithful.

In the ship 'Graft' goes over Mr. Johan De Hulter, partner in the Colony of Renselaerswyck, and his family who takes with him a goodly number of free people, among them some artisans, especially a very good Brick Maker, and many other mentioned in detail in the list, to settle either in said Colony, or elsewhere and assist in the cultivation.

As it is not yet quite decided where he may begin and as he may settle on Manhattans Island, where we believe it would be best, we have deemed it proper and just upon his request for a recommendation, because not known there, to direct you to favor him as far as possible with out prejudice to the Company's interests and kindly assist him in everything; and if he should conclude to remain upon Manhattans or Long Island to a lot for him so suitable a place, as his circumstances and the fitness of it for a brickyard require. Here upon relying etc. etc.

Amsterdam the 7th of May 1653 To Directeur Stuyvesant in New Netherland.

THE DIRECTORS OF THE W.I. COMPANY EDWARD MAN. A. PATER.

Assumming this brick maker was Pieter Quackenbosch, he most likely d id not settle in New York City but instead accompanied Johan de Hult er to Albany, then known as Beverwyck. The first mention of Pieter Quacken bosch in the Albany records occurs the following year, 1 December 1654, in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck, where it stated th at "Jan Gouw cut Piet Bout across the hand," evidently in the cour se of a fight.

Johan de Hulter established various businesses in Albany, including a Brick Kiln and a Tile Kiln, but died just several years after his arrival.

De Hulter probably put Pieter Quackenbosch in charge of the operation of the Brick Kiln, as evidenced by the following excerpt from the Fort Orange and Beverwyck court records of 29 May 1657:

"Pieter Bont, Plaintiff, against Pieter Boxboom, defendant.

The plaintiff says that the defendant is bound to burn brick for him for the period of Ten Months, exhibiting a contract made between Mr t'Hulter, deceased, and the defend.

The defendant on the other hand produces an absolute release from Madam Johanna, Widow of the said Mr De Hulter, deceased.

The court, having examined the contract and the release, adjudge that t he defendant is released from his contract by virtue of the release."

Pieter is first mentioned as "Pieter Quackenbosch" in the court minutes of Fort Orange and Beverwyck on 20 August 1657, again as a plaintiff against Pieter Quackenbush.

Still another complaint was filed against Pieter on 8 Febuary 1658, this time by "Pieter Bout's wife."

On 7 November 1657, Johanna de Hulter announced her intention to sell at public auction her Brick Kiln, Tile Kiln, House, Barn, Pasture and othelr Pieces of Property apparently left to her by ber husband. The Brick Kiln was Sold to the highest bidder, Adrian Jansen Van Ilpendam, for the sum of 1,100 guilders.

At the same time, Madame de Hult er also sold "at public sale, the House where Piet Bout Dwells" to Aernold us Van Curler for the sum of 740 guilders.

Pieter Quackenbosch probably continued to operate the Brickyard for a number of years, despite its sale to Adriaen Ban Ilpendam. In 1668. Pieter purchased the brickyard from Van Ilpendam, as shown by the following deed:

"Appeared before us, undersigned, commissaried of Albany, etc., Adriaen V an Ilpendam, who declares that in true rights, free ownership, he grants, conveys and makes over to Pieter Quackenbosch in the Brickyard accordi ng to the fence thereabout set, lying here in the colony and by said Pieter Quackenbosch occupied according to the right and ownership of the ground which he bought and paid for, of madame, the widow of the late Johan de Hulter, now wife of Jeronimus Ebbinck, according to release, of da te the 20th of August 1664, on condition that said Quackenbosch pay yearly a rent of two Carolus guilders to the Heer director of the colony according to the tenor of the contract therefor, of date the 11th of November 1 657, to which reference is herein made; and therefore giving said Quackenbos, his heirs and successors or assigns, full power to dispose there of as he might do with his patrimonial effects; also acknowledging th at he is fully paid and satisfied therefor and therefore promising to prot ect and free the same from all trouble and claims as is right, and never more to do now suffer anything to be done against the same, in any manner, on pledge of this person and estate, nothing excepted, subject to all l aws and judges. Done in Albany the 21st July 1668.

ADRIAEN VAN ILPENDAM"

Pieter Quackenbosch's wife, Maritje Ariens (Dochter), was also closely involved in the operation of the brickyard, as shown by her frequent appearance in the Albany court records in matters dealing wth its operation. The following Albany court record from the year 1684 illustrates her he avy involvement in the brick business:

The plaintiff's wife on behalf of her husband demands according to settlem ent of accounts 7 1/2 beavers for Brick delivered. The defendant claims that she did not deliver the brick according to the agreement, having delivered soft brick among the gable Brick. Also that he had to wait for Brick, to his great loss, for which he demands damages. The oath being deferred to the plaintiff's wife, she swears that according to the last settlement of accounts there was due to her 7 1/2 beavers. The honorable court co ndemn the defendant to pay the plaintiff the sum of 7 1/2 beavers demande d, cum expensis." [This court record contradicts the assumption in the 19 09 genealogy of the family that it was Maritje who died in 1682 when Piet er paid for the use of the large funeral pall.]

In 1683, "pr Quackebos" pledged two "pieces of 8" toward the annual salary of the Dominie [Minister] Godefridus Dellius. Immediately following Pieter's name are listed the names of Wouter Pieterse, Jan Pieterse a nd Reynier Pieterse, no doubt Pieter's three sons, shown using the patrony mic. According to this record in the court minutes of Albany, they all lived "outside the North gate, up the river."

The fact that Pieter Quackenbosch and Pieter Bont were the same person is proven several years later when Pieter traded his House and Pantile Shed for a House in the city of Albany:

"Know all men whom it may concern that on the fourth day of the month of January 1686/1687, appeared before me, Jan Becker, notary public, Pieter Quackenbosch, residing near the city of Albany, in the colony of Renselaarswyck, of the one part, and Jacob van Vorst, residing in the city of Albany, of the other part, who declared that they had deliberately and amicably agreed about a matter of purchase and exchange, as follows. The before said Quackenbosch declares that he has sold to and exchanged with the afores aid van Vorst his house, pantile shed and land, as far as it belongs to him and is occupied and possessed by him, saving the lord's right (except a certain small parcel of land which belongs to Mr. Jan Hendryck Bruyn), and all that is fastened there to by earth and nail nothing in the world excepted, but the Burnt Brick which at present are in the Kiln shall belong to Quackenbosch. The aforesaid buildings and land stand and are situated in the colony of Renselaarswyck and are at present occupied by him;

They will be delivered to the purchaser on the conditions hereinbefore written buring the ensuing month of March anno 1686/1687, provided and upon the express condition that the aforesaid van Vorst shall then also deliver to the grantor his unincumbered, saving the lord's right, with all th at is fastened thereto by earth and nail, nothing in the world excepted, a nd in addition thereto twenty beavers or the value theof in silver money; and they promise to deliver to each other a proper deed and to free each other from further claims, all without guile or deceit, for which th ey bind their respective persons and properties, present and future, witho ut any exception, subjecting the same according to law. In witness of the truth they have signed and sealed this at the house of the aforesaid Quackenbosch, situated in the colony of Renselaarswyck, on the date above written, being in the second year of riegn of his Royal Majesty of Great Britain.

Pieter Bont otherwise called Quackenbosch

[seal] This is X the mark of Jacob van Vorst
[seal]"
In 1669 and again in 1680, in court cases involving the operati on of the brick kiln, a Pieter Quackenbosch is mentioned using patronymic, first as "Piter Piterse Quackenbos" and later as "Pieter Pieterse Quack eboss." Several family researchers in the past have assumed this Pieter w as a son of Pieter the Immigrant. This researcher fails to find any evidence in the early New York records that Pieter the Immigrant had a son nam ed Pieter, raising the possibility that this reference was to Pieter the I mmigrant himself. If so, Pieter the Immigrant's father was also named Piet er Quackenbosch (or Pieter Bont). Adriana Suydam Quackenbush, in her 1909 genealogy of the family, iden tifies the Immigrant Pieter Quackenbosch.

GEDCOM Note
All available records indicate that every Quackenbush in North America can ultimately be traced back to an immigrant name Pieter Quackenbosch who came to New Netherland (later called New York) in 1653 aboard the ship Graft.


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