Margaret Duncanson

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Margaret Duncanson, daughter of James Duncanson and Helen Livingston, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, 17 March 1618.1,2 She died at Beverwick, New Netherlands, between 1659 and April 1664.2,3

Margaret married William Teller, son of (…) Teller, at Amsterdam, Holland, 6 February 1639.2,4

Their marriage record (translated) reads: the 22 January 1639 Willem Taillere from Hitlant [Shetland Islands] soldier aboard ship (soldaet te waeter), living on the Prinsengracht having no parents [present] & Margrieta Donckess from Sterlinge, living in the Suyckerbackersteegh age 20 years having no parents [present]. Married 6 February 1639 in the Oudekerk, Amsterdam.5


William Teller b. abt. 1619/20, d. 1701
  • Andries Teller6 b. 1642, d. bef. 3 Sep 1702
  • Helena Teller6 b. 1645, d. bt 1706 - 1707
  • Maria Teller6 b. 1648
  • Elizabeth Teller+6 b. 1652, d. bef. 29 Apr 1720
  • Jacob Teller6 b. 1655, d. bt 1696 - 1697
  • Willem Teller6 b. 1657, d. 1710
  • Johannes Teller6 b. 1659, d. abt. 1725
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  1. [S1760] Gordon L. Remington, "The Duncanson Wives of Four New Netherland Settlers: Glen, Teller, Powell, and Loockermans," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 128 (1997): 1-10, at 10, further cited as Remington, "Duncanson Wives of Four New Netherland Settlers."
  2. [S1969] Adrian Benjamin Burke, "The Livingston Ancestry of the Duncanson Sisters of New Netherland: Pt I of III: Identifying their mother Helen Livingston," The Genealogist 27 (Spring 2013): 28-50, at 50, further cited as Burke, "The Livingston Ancestry, Part I."
  3. [S952] Lillis Teller Van Antwerp and Katherine Van Antwerp Venable, Teller and Related Families (1936; reprint, New York: Jonathan C. Teller, 1990), 14, further cited as Van Antwerp and Venable, Teller Families.
  4. [S952] Van Antwerp and Venable, Teller Families, 5.
  5. [S1760] Remington, "Duncanson Wives of Four New Netherland Settlers," 5.
  6. [S952] Van Antwerp and Venable, Teller Families, 30.