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Jacobus Roosevelt

Son of Jacobus Roosevelt


     Jacobus (James), bap. October 25, 1759, in the Reformed Dutch Church of New York. Mr. Roosevelt started in the hardware business as early as 1797, in Maiden Lane, No. 102. The business continued under the firm name of James Roosevelt & Son until 1824. Mr. James J. Roosevelt lived at 99 Maiden Lane, and afterwards 45 Broadway. He "gave his services without reward as Commissary to the Continental Army during the entire War of Independence." (Empire State S. A. R. Register, 1899, p. 528: Nat. Cyclopedia of Am. Biography: Old Merchants of N. Y.) Mr. Roosevelt m., 1793, Maria Van Schaack, b. December 23, 1773, daughter of Cornelius and Angeltie (Yates) Van Schaack.
     Mrs. Roosevelt d. February 3, 1845, in New York City.
     Mr. Roosevelt d. August 13, 1840, in New York City.
     Their children were baptized in the Reformed Dutch Church of New York, as follows:
     1. Cornelius van Schaack, b. Jan. 30; bap. April 1, 1794; m. Margaret Barnhill.
     2. James John, b. Dec. 14, 1795; bap. April 6, 1796; m. Cornelia Van Ness.
     3. Nicholas, b. July 1, 1798; bap. Dec. 24, 1798; d. in 1828, unmarried.
     4. Catharine Angelica, b. Jan. 3, 1803; m. Michael Burke.
     5. William Henry, b. Dec. 11, 1806; m.
     6. Alfred, b. June 16, 1811; d. August 13, 1823.
MEMORANDA

     Maria Van Schaack, b. December 23, 1773, daughter of Cornelius Van Schaack of Kinderhook, N. Y., bap. 13 September, 1734, d. March 18, 1797, and his second wife, m. December 1, 1773, Angelica Yates (M. L. N. Y. C., Vol. XIX, p. 138).
     Cornelius Van Schaack of Kinderhook, N. Y., b. October 11, 1705, d. October 31, 1776, m., October 6, 1725, Lydia Van Dyck. She d. May, 1786.
     Emanuel Van Schaack of Kinderhook, N. Y., member of Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, N. Y., January 8, 1699; m. Margarita Wyngart.
     Goosen Gerritsen, Commissary of Albany, m. Annetje Lievens, July 30, 1657. (N. Y. Calendar of Wills, p. 443.)

Source: Whittelsey, C. B. (1902) The Roosevelt Genealogy, 1649-1902. Hartford: J. B. Burr & Co. Return to Roosevelt Index Page


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