Dorotee Janse van Bresteed

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Dorotee Janse van Bresteed, daughter of Jan Janszen and Englete Jans, was born at Breestede, Denmark.1,2,3 She died at Beverwyck, Albany Co., New York, 22 November 1681.1,2,3

Dorotee married Captain Volckert Janzen Douw, son of Jan Douw, at New Amsterdam, New York, 19 April 1650.2,3,1


Captain Volckert Janzen Douw d. 1681
  • Jonas Douw1,2,3
  • Andries Douw1,2,3 d. 1703
  • Volckertje Douw1,2,3
  • Dorothe Douw1,2,3
  • Catrina Douw1,2,3
  • Engeltje Douw1,2,3
  • Hendrick Douw1,2,3 d. bef. 18 May 1751
  • Elsje Douw1,2,3
  • Rebecca Douw1,2,3
  • Volckert Douw+1,2,3 d. bef. 2 Sep 1753
  • Greetje Douw1,2,3
This person was last edited on27 Aug 2014


  1. [S386] Jonathan Pearson, Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany, from 1630 to 1800(1872; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984), 43-44, further cited as Pearson, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany.
  2. [S105] "Ancient Families of Albany," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 3 (April 1872), at 82-83, further cited as "Albany Families."
  3. [S57] S. V. [Sebastian Visscher] Talcott, Genealogical Notes on New York and New England Families, (Albany, New York: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1883), 64-69, further cited as Talcott, New York and New England Familes.