Jan de Witt

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Jan de Witt, son of Tjerck Claessen de Witt and Barbara Andriessen, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Kingston, Ulster Co., New York, 14 February 1666.1,2 He died at Mombackis, Ulster Co., New York, before September 1702.1,3

Jan married Wintje Kierstede, daughter of Roelof Kierstede and Eyke Roosa, say 1691.4,5


Wintje Kierstede b. 25 Mar 1673
  • Barbar de Witt6 b. 17 Apr 1692
  • Ike de Witt7 b. 3 Jun 1694
  • Blandina de Witt8 b. 12 Apr 1696
  • Rachel de Witt9 b. 21 Aug 1698
  • Jannetje de Witt10 b. 13 Jul 1701
This person was last edited on25 Dec 2012


  1. [S1449] Thomas G. Evans, "The De Witt Family, of Ulster County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 17 (Oct 1886): 251-255, further cited as Evans, "De Witt 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), 5, further cited as Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages.
  3. [S1330] Estimated from remarriage of his widow, although his will was not proved until 1715.
  4. [S1450] Howard S. F. Randolph, "The Kierstede Family," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 65 (Jul & Oct 1934): 224-233, 329-338, at 227, further cited as Kierstede Family, "Kierstede Family."
  5. [S1330] Estimated from baptism of first known child (1692).
  6. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 38.
  7. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 42.
  8. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 47.
  9. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 54.
  10. [S1431] Hoes, Kingston Baptisms & Marriages, 62.