William Wolsey

Male 1665 - UNKNOWN


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  • Name William Wolsey 
    Born 12 Oct 1665  New Amsterdam, New Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Jun 1678  Brooklyn, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died UNKNOWN 
    Notes 
    • bWOLSY, Joris/b, came to New Amsterdam in 1643; md 9 Dec 1647, in New Amsterdam [Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church], Rebecca Cornell. Issue: Sara, bp. 7 Aug 1650; Joris, bp 18 Oct 1652; Rebecca, bp 4 Apr 1659; Johannes, bp 16 Jan 1661; Maritje, bp 19 Mar 1664 - all at New Amsterdam [New Amsterdam Dutch Reformed Church]; and William and Marritje, bp 30 Jun 1678, at Brooklyn [Brooklyn Dutch Reformed Church]; by which it may be inferred he resided there at that date. There was, as per p. 128 of Vol. IV. of the Genealogical Record, a George Woolsey, an English boy, b in 1610, who had resided with his parents in Rotterdam, came over in a Dutch vessel with emigrants in 1623 and went to Plymouth, MA, and in 1647 made his appearance in New Amsterdam. In 1648 he was a fire-warden in said city. In 1661 there was a George Woolsey among the freeholders of Jamaica, and in the beginning of the 18supth/sup century there were Woolsey, probably descendants of Joris or George, residing in Flatlands. Signed his name "Joris Wolsy."

      William Woolsey B: 12 Oct 1665 William C: 30 June 1678 No more is known of William.
    Person ID I21041  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2011 

    Father George Woolsey,   b. 27 Oct 1610, Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1698, Flushing, Queens, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca Cornell,   b. 31 Jan 1629, Saffron Walden, , Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1713, Jamaica, Queens, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Dec 1647  New Amsterdam Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F07852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S012037] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, (U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.).


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