398. Andrus KNICKERBOCKER (16) was buried in Apr 1783 in Nichols Hill Cem., Alabama, Genesee, NY.(17) He was born on 29 Oct 1792 in Pine Plains, Dutchess, NY. (17) He was christened on 11 Nov 1792. (17) He died on 12 Apr 1873 in Oakfield, Genesee, NY. (17) 1. Generation 5.
2. Veteran War of 1812. Obtained land grant(s) for services, pos. in Mich. as his sons moved to Mich. and took up farming. James gave up and returned to Genesee Co., NY.
3. Maxon Godfrey also in War of 1812 and also lived in Genesee Co., NY for a while.
4. On 19 Jan 1873 Andrus dictated a letter to his grandson, G.W.Heal, outlining some of the family genealogy. However he calls his Grt.Grnd.Fa. "Harmon" which is the middle name of the person listed here-in as the Grt.Grnd.Father.
5. He is variously referred to as Andrus, Andris and Andrew.
6. He was the 7th child of 11. See the Amber L. Knickerbocker Ancestry for detailed information on his and preceeding families.

He was married to Margaret HOYSRADT on 26 Jan 1817 in Pine Plains, Dutchess, NY.(17) Margaret HOYSRADT (18) was born before 1 Oct 1795 in Columbia Co., NY. (17) She was christened on 1 Oct 1795. (17) She was buried in Jul 1860 in Nichols Hill Cem., Alabama, Genesee, NY.(17) She died on 1 Jul 1860 in Elba, Genesee, NY.(17) 1. There are more than 25 variations of the name Hoysradt. This will be the preferred spelling except in the case of the immigrant.
2. Baptised as Behi or Beki, a common contraction for Rebecca which may have been her middle name.
3. H. Z. Jones confirms that this Beki is our Margaret - 7/12/94 kr. Andrus KNICKERBOCKER and Margaret HOYSRADT had the following children:

child+565 i. Henry KNICKERBOCKER.
child+566 ii. Tammia KNICKERBOCKER.
child+567 iii. Fannie KNICKERBOCKER.
child+568 iv. Walter KNICKERBOCKER.
child+569 v. Esther KNICKERBOCKER.
child+570 vi. Susan A. KNICKERBOCKER.
child+571 vii. Andrus J. KNICKERBOCKER.
child572 viii. Julia K. KNICKERBOCKER was born on 16 Jan 1833. (17) She died on 3 Dec 1920.(17) 1. Julia was a spinster, the only child that never married.
2. Cause of death: pneumonia.
child+573 ix. Margaret KNICKERBOCKER.
child+574 x. John W. KNICKERBOCKER.
child+575 xi. James E. KNICKERBOCKER.

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