Jacobus Rosenkrans

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Jacobus Rosenkrans, son of Dirk Rosenkrans and Wintje Kierstede, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Rochester, Ulster Co., New York, 17 March 1706.1,2

Jacobus married (1) Sara Decker, daughter of Hendrick Decker and Annatje Quick, about 1728;3 he married (2) Catherine Cole, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Port Jervis, Orange Co., New York, 13 January 1748.4

Family 1

Sara Decker b. 11 Sep 1709, d. bef. 1746
  • Helena Rosenkrans5,6 b. 11 May 1729
  • Blandina Rosenkrans+3,7 b. 4 Jul 1733
  • Daniel Rosenkrans8 b. 24 Aug 1737, d. bef. 19 Oct 1782
  • Geertje Rosenkrans9 b. 1740
  • Salomon Rosenkrans9 b. 1742, d. bef. 1747
  • Johannes Rosenkrans10 b. 1744
  • John Rosenkrans9 b. 23 Dec 1744

Family 2

Catherine Cole
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017


  1. [S1409] Allen Rosenkrans, The Rosenkrans Family in Europe and America(Newton, New Jersey: New Jersey Herald Press, 1900), 67-68, further cited as Rosenkrans, Rosenkrans Family.
  2. [S1431] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (Formerly Named Wiltwyck, and Often Familiarly called Esopus or 'Sopus), For One Hundred and Fifty Years From Their Commencement in 1660(New York, New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), 75, further cited as Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages.
  3. [S1406] William E. Westbrooke, The Westbrook Family of New York: 1974, (San Francisco, California: s.p., 1974), 26; digital images, Ancestry.com: http://www.ancestry.com/ : 2009), 26, further cited as The Westbrook Family.
  4. [S1409] Rosenkrans, Rosenkrans Family, 68.
  5. [S1409] Rosenkrans, Rosenkrans Family, 85.
  6. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 181.
  7. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 197.
  8. [S1409] Rosenkrans, Rosenkrans Family, 86-88.
  9. [S1409] Rosenkrans, Rosenkrans Family, 89.
  10. [S1430] Benton Weaver Decker, The Decker Genealogy: Some Descendants of the Dutch Immigrants, Johannes Gerretsen (Decker) and Jan Broersen (Decker)(n.p.: p.p., 1980), 41, further cited as Decker, Decker Genealogy.