Margareta van Tricht

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Margareta van Tricht, daughter of Abraham van Tricht and Elizabeth Teller, was born at Albany, Albany Co., New York, 21 October 1683.1,2,3 She died probably in January 1752 as she was buried later that month at Albany.2,1,3

Margareta married Volckert Douw, son of Captain Volckert Janzen Douw and Dorotee Janse van Bresteed, at Albany 16 November 1701.1,3,2

Talcott gives her the same birthday as her sister Magdalena.2


Volckert Douw d. bef. 2 Sep 1753
  • Dorothea Douw1,2,3 b. 16 Aug 1702
  • Abraham Douw2,1,3 b. 17 Nov 1706
  • Johannes Douw2,1,3 b. 12 Jan 1709
  • Elizabeth Douw+2,1,3 b. 24 Oct 1711, d. 14 Aug 1766
  • Margareta Douw2,1,3 b. 14 Apr 1717
This person was last edited on31 Aug 2015


  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. [S57] S. V. [Sebastian Visscher] Talcott, Genealogical Notes on New York and New England Families, (Albany, New York: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1883), 68, further cited as Talcott, New York and New England Familes.
  3. [S105] "Ancient Families of Albany," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 3 (April 1872), at 82-83, further cited as "Albany Families."