7. Cornelis KNICKERBOCKER
was baptized on 6 Jan 1692 in Rensselaerwyck (Albany), NY.
(1) Sponsors Takel Dirksz and Aaltje Van Esch He died on 30 Mar 1776
in Sharon, Litchfield, CT.(1) In 1711
Harmen Knickerbocker deeded land in the south part of Amenia, N. Y., to Cornelius
Knickerbocker, who in 1743 was living in Salisbury, Conn., on a farm which in
1748 he exchanged with Capt. John Sprague for land on Gay street north of Sharon
near a pond called Knickerbocker's Pond, now Beardslee Pond (Isaac Huntting's
Little Nine Partners, p. 366).
A tax assessment in Dutchess County in 1723 shows that Cornelius Knickerbacker was taxed eleven pounds and eleven pence (Smith's History of Rhinebeck, N. Y., p. 46).
On 14 May, 1743, Cornelius Knickerbocker was one of the interpreters between the Indians Cabrickset and Tasawight, who were called to locate landmarks in the outline survey of Little Nine Partners made by Charles Clinton. In November Clinton and his men prepared to correct his Livingston "random line." They left the south bend of the Roelof Jansen for Nackawawick, the east end of the Livingston line, and spent the night at Cornelius Knickerbocker's who lived in that neighborhood. Again Knickerbocker was of service by helping show the Indian bounds of Nackawawick (Huntting's Little Nine Partners, p. 28).
married to Johanna SCHUT about 1721.(1)
Johanna SCHUT was baptized on 7 Mar 1697 in Kingston,
NY.(1) Johanna Schut was probably the
daughter of Myndert Schut and Sara Persen. Cornelis KNICKERBOCKER and Johanna
SCHUT had the following children:
35 i. Elisabeth KNICKERBOCKER was baptized on 7 Jan 1722 in Kingston, NY. (1) Sponsors Jonas de Longe and Blandina Peerson.
+36 ii. William KNICKERBOCKER.
37 iii. Johannes KNICKERBOCKER was baptized on 22 May 1731 in Saugertis, NY. (1) Sponsors Martinus Hoofman and Maria Schot.
38 iv. Debora KNICKERBOCKER was baptized on 18 Apr 1838 in Athens, NY. (1) Sponsors Hannes Knickerbocker and Jacomyn, his wife.
39 v. Cornelia KNICKERBOCKER was born on 20 Feb 1740. (1) She was baptized in Athens, NY.(1) Sponsors Phil. Kuntz and Mar. Lis., his wife. She may have m. I2 May, 1765, at Sharon, Conn., Josiah Pettit. Josiah Pettit of Sharon and Rebekkah Ford of Amenia, N. Y., were m. 27 Aug., 1767, at Sharon.
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