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|Cornelis MELYN, Patroon of Staten Island
|Husband: Cornelis MELYN
Baptism: 17 Sep 1600, Antwerp, Antwerp Prov., Belgium
Death: bef. 1674, probably New Haven, New Haven Co., CT
Migration: see Known Voyages of Cornelis Melyn
Father: Andries MELYN
Mother: Maria GHUEDINX-BOTENS
|Marriage: 22 Apr 1627, Nieuwe Kerk [New Church], Amsterdam, North Holland Prov., Netherlands|
|Wife: Johanne "Janneken / Jannetje / Jannetie" ADRIAENS / ARIENSS
Birth: Myert, North Brabant Prov., Netherlands
Death: 1674, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT
|— baptized in Amsterdam, Netherlands:
1. Cornelia MELYN, bap. 27 Feb 1627/8
2. Joannes MELYN, bap. 27 Apr 1629
3. Cornelis MELYN, Jr., bap. 6 Sep 1630; d. bef. 4 Oct 1633
4. Cornelis MELYN, Jr., bap. 4 Oct 1633; d. Sep 1655 massacre
5. Abraham MELYN, bap. 27 May 1635
6. Maria "Mariken" MELYN, bap. 29 Mar 1637
7. Yzaak MELYN, bap. 21 Nov 1638; d. bef. 22 Jul 1646
8. Jacob MELYN, bap. 17 Apr 1640
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1. A series of six papers by Paul Gibson Burton published in the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record under the titles, "The Antwerp Ancestry of Cornelis Melyn" (1936, 67:157-164, 67:246-255) and "Cornelis Melyn, Patroon of Staten Island and Some of His Descendants" (1937, 68:3-17, 68:132-146, 68:217-231, 68:357-365).
2. "The Melyn Papers, 1640-1699," pages 97-138 in Collections
of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1913, published in
1914 by the New York Historical Society. Each Melyn document has
been extracted from this collection and posted to the MELYN Biographies
and Deeds boards at GenConnect [now the Ancestry.com message boards] under
the following titles (in chronological order):
3. Chapter III, the Melyn chapter, from Baker Ancestry: the Ancestry of Samuel Baker, of Pleasant Valley, Steuben County, New York, with Some of His Descendants, self-published by Frank Baker (1914, Chicago). Posted in seven parts on the MELYN Biographies board at GenConnect [now the Ancestry.com message boards] under the title "MELYN in 'The BAKER Ancestry'."
4. Carl Boyer. 1978. Ship Passenger Lists, New York & New Jersey, 1600-1825. Selfpublished, Newhall, CA.
5. John O. Evjen. 1916. Scandinavian Immigrants in New York, 1630-1674. K.C. Holter, Minneapolis, MN. For excerpt, click here.
6. An excerpt from Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, D.D.,LL.D. (self-published in 1912), posted on the Melyn Biographies board at GenConnect [now the Ancestry.com message boards] under the title "MELYN in the 'Autobiography of W.S. TYLER'."
7. An excerpt from the Gazetteer of the State of New York, by J.H. French (1860, R. Pearsall Smith, Syracuse, NY) posted on the Melyn Biographies board at GenConnect [now the Ancestry.com message boards] under the title "Brief History of Staten Island."
8. Betrothal Certificate of Cornelis Melijn and Jannetie Arienss (courtesy of JBC).
9. Emails from Joanna Baxter Curtis.
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