Johannes Traphagen
Heledt Delendal
Willem Jansen Traphagen
(Abt 1616-Abt 1699)
Jannetje Claesen Groevnis
(Abt 1620-Bef 1658)
Helena Traphagen
(Abt 1650-1732)


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1. Jan Jacobsen Burhans

Helena Traphagen

  • Born: Abt 1650, Amsterdam, Holland
  • Marriage (1): Jan Jacobsen Burhans in 1665-1675 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY
  • Died: May 1732, Brabant, Ultster Co., NY about age 82

bullet   Find a Grave ID: 148242226.


bullet  General Notes:

Will, dated 19 Oct., 1709, proved 11 May 1732 in NY County, names, among others, her daughter Janneke, wife of Peter DuBois. It was witnessed by Jan Pieter Oosterhout, Wm Traphagen Jr. and Ger. Van Wagenen.

The will is fully published in Burhans.

From the Burhans Genealogy page 4: "No date of marriage appears on record of Jan Burhans and his wife Helena Traphagen. They appear as man and wife at a baptism 23 April 1675, when they stand as sponsors. In Helena Burhans' will she is called the widow of Jan Burhans, deceased.

"Helena Traphagen was the daughter of Willem Jansen Traphagen by his first wife, Jannetje Claessen Groenvis, of Meppelt. Her father (Willem J. Traphagen) first settled in this country about the year 1660, at Bushwick, Long Island, but was banished by the authorities at New Amsterdam to Wiltwyck, 12 May 1664, for insubordination to said authorities (carrying a disrespectful letter to the said authorities for another man). 529


Helena married Jan Jacobsen Burhans, son of Jacob Burhans and Unknown, in 1665-1675 in Kingston, Ulster Co., NY. (Jan Jacobsen Burhans was born about 1650 in Amsterdam, Holland and died in Oct 1708 in Brabant, Ultster Co., NY.)

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