1645 – ?

From VAN EATON & Allied Families, by Steven Earl Coulter, 1974:

Arie Roosa, son of Aldert Heymanse Roosa & Wyntje Allard; b. 1645 in Holland; immigrated to New Netherland with his parents in 1660. Took the oath of allegiance in Ulster Co., N.Y., Sept 1, 1689; served as captain of a foot company of Ulster militia in 1700. In 1686, Arie Roosa, Jan Eitinge, Gerrit Aartsen, Hendrik Kip, and Jacob Kip were granted a tract of land in Dutchess Co., N.Y.; called the “Arie Roosa Patent,” it embraced 1,500 acres opposite Rondout Creek, near Kingston, and extended along the bank of the Hudson River. Arie settled upon this grant and lived there his remaining life. Many of his descendants became prosperous farmers and merchants in Dutchess County.

Arie Roosa married at Kingston, N.Y., Maria Pels, dau of Evert Pels & Jannetje Symens. Evert Pels was one of the first 3 schepens, or magistrates, of Wiltwyck in 1661. He was also schepen in 1665, and in 1669 was appointed grain measurer, with headquarters at the Rondout. Evert & Jannetje Pels had at least 2 other children besides Maria: Rebecca, bpt Nov 13, 1661 at Wiltwyck; & Symen Pels, bpt March 29, 1665 at Wiltwyck.

Arie Roosa & Maria Pels had 7 children:

1. Jannetje Roosa, b. about 1670 in New York; d. before 1731; m. about 1690, Jan Van Etten, son of Jacob Van Etten & Annetje Arians (see p. 11)

2. Evert Roosa, bpt Oct 26, 1679 at Kingston, N.Y.; m. Tietje Van Etten, dau of Jacob Van Etten & Annetje Arians

3. Weyntie Roosa, bpt June 4, 1682 at Kingston, N.Y.

4. Engeltie Roosa, bpt Sept 3, 1685 at Kingston, N.Y.

5. Annetje Roosa, bpt Dec 22, 1687 at Kingston, N.Y.

6. Arien Roosa, bpt June 3, 1694 at Kingston, N.Y.

7. Mary Roosa, bpt Aug 28, 1698 at Kingston, N.Y.

Roosa references: New York Genealogical & Biographical Record, vol 31, p. 163-166, & p. 235-237, “The Roosa Family of Ulster & Dutchess Counties, New York,” 1900, by Holdridge Ozro Collins. “Olde Ulster,” An Historical & Genealogical Magazine, Kingston, New York, vol 8, 1912, p. 233-243, “Aldert or Aleardt Heymanse Roosa.” Ulster Co., N.Y. Probate Records, vol 2, 1906, p. 166. “Jacobus Jansen Van Etten,” by Eva A. Scott, 1950, p. 133-134.


From Notes of Jim Tillotson:

Jim Tillotson’s Notes on Roosa, Pels, De Jongh, Du Truy and Groot:

898-Capt. [OTGe, VINK] Arien [LDSC, UCPR]/Arian [LDSC]/Ariaan [LDSC]/Ari [OTGe]/Ary [LDSC, UCBR, KMBR]/Arien/Arie [OU12, NYSo, UCPR, VINK, EASc, VEAL] Hymanse [LDSC]/Heymansse [UCBR, KMBR]/H. ROOSA Son of 1796-Albert Heymans and Wyntie Arens (De JONGH) ROOSA

b. 3 June 1643 [LDSC] or 1645 [UCPR, OU12, EASc, VEAL] in Herwynen, Gelderland, [LDSC] Holland [EASc, VEAL], chr. 3 June 1643 [LDSC] in Herwynen, Gelderland, Holland [LDSC]

m. ca. 1668 [LDSC]/ca. 1669 [LDSC] in Kingston, Ulster Co, NY [LDSC, VEAL] 899-Maria PELS [OTGe, OU12, KMBR, EASc, VEAL]-see PELS dau. of Judge Evert and Janetje Symons/SYMENS [VEAL] SCHEPNOES/SCHEPNUES) PELS

d. 1699-1700 [LDSC] in Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co, NY [LDSC]


f *Jannetje

m Aldert, b. ca. 1674 [LDSC] in Kingston NY [LDSC]

f Arrantje, b. 1676 [LDSC] in Kingston NY [LDSC], m. 1693 [LDSC] Teunis OSTERHAUT

f Rebecca, b. 20 March 1678 [LDSC] in Kingston NY [LDSC], chr. 20 March 1678 [LDSC] in Kingston NY [LDSC], m. 4 May 1701 [LDSC] Laurence LDSC]/Laurens [LDSC] OSTERHAUT, d. in Rhinebeck NY [LDSC]

m Evert, b. 26 October 1679 [LDSC] in Hurley NY [LDSC], chr. 26 October 1679 [LDSC, KBMR, EASc, VEAL] in Old Dutch Church [KBMR], Kingston NY LDSC, VEAL], m. 1700 [LDSC] Trintje [LDSC]/Tietje [LDSC, EASc, VEAL] VAN ETTEN (m1 Jacobus [EASc], dau. of Jacob VAN ETTEN and Annetje ARIANS), will dated 5 March 1727 [LDSC] in Kingston NY [LDSC]

f Wyntie [LDSC]/Wentie [LDSC]/Weyntie [EASc, VEAL], b. 4 June 1682 [LDSC] in Hurley NY [LDSC], chr. 4 June 1682 [LDSC, EASc, VEAL] in Kingston NY [LDSC, VEAL], m. 22 March [LDSC] 1707 [LDSC] in Kingston NY [LDSC] Nicholus DUPUIS [LDSC]/DUPUY [LDSC]/DU PUE [LDSC]

f Engelitie [LDSC, EASc]/Engeltie [KBMR, VEAL]/Engeltje [UCPR]/Eneitje [LDSC], b. September 1685 [LDSC] in Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co, NY [LDSC], chr. 3 [LDSC, EASc]/20 [UCPR, LDSC, VEAL] September [KBMR] 1685 in Kingston NY [LDSC, VEAL], m. 25 [UCPR]/27 [LDSC] November 1711 or 19 December [LDSC] 1711 in Kingston NY Cornelius [LDSC]/Cornelis [LDSC] Barentsen SCHOONMAKER (bap. 15 January 1682 [UCPR], d. 14 October 1757 [UCPR], son of Jochem and Petronella {SLEGHT} SCHOONMAKER [UCPR]), d. 21 January 1778 in Kingston NY [LDSC]

f Annetie [LDSC]/Annetje [KBMR, EASc, VEAL], b. 1687 [LDSC]/ca. 1697 [LDSC] in Rhinebeck [LDSC] or Hurley [LDSC] NY, chr. 22 December 1687 LDSC, KBMR, EASc, VEAL]/1697 [LDSC] in Old Dutch Church [KBMR], Kingston NY [LDSC, VEAL], m. 19 December 1715 [LDSC] in Old Dutch Church, Kingston NY [LDSC] Johanes WESTBROOK

m Arien [VEAL] (Ary) Albertson [EASc], b. 3 June 1694 [LDSC] in Hurley NY [LDSC], chr. 3 June 1694 [LDSC, KBMR, EASc, VEAL] in Old Dutch Church [KBMR], Kingston NY [LDSC, VEAL], m1. 4 December 1713 [LDSC] in Old Dutch Church, Kingston NY [LDSC] Johanna de HOOGES, m2. 9 February 1721 [LDSC] Gertrude OSTRANDER f Marytjen [LDSC]/Mary [KBMR, EASc], b. 28 August 1698 [LDSC] in Hurley NY [LDSC], chr. 28 August 1698 [LDSC, KBMR, EASc] in Old Dutch Church [KBMR], Kingston NY [LDSC], m. 31 January 1717 [LDSC] in Old Dutch Church, Kingston NY [LDSC] Gerrit VAN KAMPEN

NOTE 898-Arie [EASc] “A Rool of the names and surnames of them that haue takin oath of Allegience in ye country of Ulster by order of his Excely, Ye Governor; ye first day of September Anno Qe Domini 1689″ and also upon ” a list of the Freeholders of the town of Kingston: Aldert Roosa, AARIE ROOSA. On the former list appeasrs the names of Jacob Van Etten and his son Jan, Johannes Westbrook and Evert Pels. In 1668, Arie Roosa, Jan Eltinge, Gerrit Aartsen, Hendrick Kip, and Jacob Kip were granted a large track of land in Dutchers County. This tract or grant is called “Arei Roosa Patent” and it embraced about 1500 acres opposite Roudout Creek )Rondout) near Kingston and extending along the bank of the Hudson River. Arie Roosa settled upon this grant and lived there through the remainder of his life. Many descendents are now found in Dutchers Co. as properous farmers and merchants.

[EASc] New York army list for 1700-Province of New York In another foot company of Militia-Arie Rose, Capt; John Rose, Lieut.; Arie Gerrittse, ensign.

[EASc] References cited:

Reciords of Old Dutch Church, Kingston NY p 12 # 196

Hoe’s Register p2 #10, p1 #55

New York Historical magazine Vol 31 pp 166, 237

Documentary History of NY Vol 1 pp 357-363

Olde Ulster Vol 7 p 28, 239-Roosa Family Bible

Jennetje Roosa, her bible-1744-was in possession of John P

Roosa of Hurley NY in 1911

NOTE 898/899

[KMBR] Baptisms

12/196 Evert 26 October 1679

24/426 Engeltie September 1685

30/544 Annetje 22 December 1687

42/785 Arien 3 June 1694

54/1056 Mary 28 August 1698

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