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The Roosa/Pels/Van Etten/Kittel Families

Contributed by Mike Holland

Albert Heymans Roosa was born in 1621 at Herwynen, Gelderland, Holland. He married Wyntje Ariens de Jongh in 1642. They and their seven children arrived in New Netherlands on April 15, 1660 aboard the good ship "Spotted Cow". Albert occupation was as a farmer. He died February 27, 1679 at Hurley, Ulster County, NY.

 

Their eight children were:

 

1. *Arien Roosa born 1643 in Herwynen, Holland. He married Maria Pels daughter of Evert Pels and Jannetje Symensen in 1669 in Hurley, NY.

2. Heyman Roosa born 1645 in Herwynen, Holland. He married Anna Margriet Roosevelt.

3. Jan A. Roosa born 1646 in Herwynen, Holland. He married Hillegondt Willems.

4. Ilke Roosa born 1651 in Herwynen, Holland. She married Roelof Keirsted.

5. Mary Roosa born 1652 in Herwynen, Holland. She married Laurens Jansen.

6. Neeltie Roosa born 1653 in Herwynen, Holland. She married Henry Pawling in 1676 probably in Hurley, NY.

7. Jannetje Roosa born 1656 in Herwynen, Holland. She married Matthys Ten Eyck on November 16, 1679 probably in Hurley, NY.

8. Guert Roosa born June 15, 1664 in Hurley, NY. He died in Hurley, NY on June 15, 1664.

Evert Pels was born in Statijn, Pomerania, Germany. He came to America, New Amsterdam, aboard the good ship "De Huyttuyn" arriving August 11, 1642. He married Jannetje Symensen on December 15, 1642 in Ulster County, NY. Evert Pel's occupation was as a brewmaster.

 

Their four children were:

 

1. *Maria Everte Pels born ca 1645 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Ariens Roosa ca 1669 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She died ca 1714 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY.

2. Elizabeth Everte Pels born ca 1650 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Joch Engelbart ca 1676 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY.

3. Rabecca Pels born November 13, 1661 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She died young.

4. Simon Pels born March 29, 1665 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. He married Maritie Hendrix in Hurley, Ulster County, NY on January 1, 1683.


Arien Roosa born 1643 in Herwynen, Holland. He married Maria Pels daughter of Evert Pels and Jannetje Symensen ca 1669. Maria Everte Pels was born ca 1645 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She died ca 1714 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY.

 

Their seven children were:

 

1. *Jannetje Roosa born ca 1670 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Jan Van Etten ca 1692. She died ca 1730.

2. Evert Roosa born October 26, 1679 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. He married Tietje Van Etten on May 10, 1702.

3. Weyntje Roosa born June 4, 1682 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Nicolaus DePuy ca 1707.

4. Engeltie Roosa born September 20, 1685 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Cornelis Schoonmaker on December 14, 1711.

5. Annetje Roosa born December 22, 1678 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Johannes Westbroek on December 19, 1715.

6. Arien Roosa born June 3, 1694 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. He married Johanna de Hooges on December 4, 1713.

7. Maria Roosa born August 28, 1698 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Gerrit Van Kampen.

 

Jacob Jansen Van Etten was born October 22, 1634 in Etten, North Brabant Province, Holland. He died ca 1693 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. He married Annetje Adriaensen on January 11, 1693. Annetje Adriaensen was born on October 22, 1632 in Amsterdam, Holland, her parents were Johannes Marinessen Adriaesen and Wilhelmina Hoannes. Johannes Marinessen Adriaesen was born March 23, 1597.

 

Their ten children were:

 

1. *Jan Van Etten born January 3, 1666 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY. He married Jannetje Roosa ca 1692. After Jannetje Roosa died ca 1730, Jan Van Etten married Cornelia Van Aken on June 22, 1731.

2. Sytie Van Etten born March 25, 1668 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. She married Jan Evertz in January 1685 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

3. Adriaen Van Etten born June 26, 1670 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY.
He died before December 1703. He married Catharina Crom.

4. Pieter Van Etten born ca 1673 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. He married Eva de Hooges on October 12, 1697 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

5. Petronella Van Etten born ca 1675 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. She married Aldert Roosa on June 21, 1696 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

6. Heiltje Van Etten born April 21, 1679 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. She married Willem Van Vredenberg on November 12, 1699 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

7. Emanuel Van Etten born December 29, 1681 in Marbletown, Ulster County,
NY. He married Antje de Hooges on May 10, 1702 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

8. Tietje Van Etten born February 24, 1684 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. She married Evert Roosa on May 10, 1702 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

9. Jacobus Van Etten born May 2, 1686 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. He married Rebekka Roosa.

10. Gessie Van Etten born December 25, 1688 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Jacob J. Decker on December 2, 1704 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.


Jan Van Etten was born January 3, 1666 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY. He married Jannetje Roosa ca 1692. After Jannetje Roosa died ca 1730, Jan Van Etten married Cornelia Van Aken on June 22, 1731.

An account of the descendants of Jannetje Roosa and her husband Jan Van Etten may be found in the paper entitled "The Van Etten Family of Ulster and Orange Counties, New York", published in "The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record", Volume XXX., page 52, January, 1899; Volume XXX, page 183, July ,1899; Volume XXX., page 229, October, 1899.

Their ten children were:

1. Arien Van Etten born August 15, 1693 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY.

2. Aaltie Van Etten born November 11, 1694 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Anthony Westbroek on April 30, 1714 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

3. Jacob Van Etten born December 25, 1697 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY, died ca 1779. He married Antjen Westbroek on April 22, 1719 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

4. Marytje Van Etten born January 8, 1699 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Cornelis Ennis on October 9, 1719 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

5. Annetje Van Etten born September 21, 1701 in Knightsfield, Ulster County, NY. She married Broer Dekker on November 20, 1724 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

6. Ariantje Van Etten born November 7, 1703 in Knightsfield, Ulster County, NY. She married Aard Middag.

7. Rebecca Van Etten born March 17, 1706 in Knightsfield, Ulster County, NY. She married Hendrick Bont on November 6, 1733 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

8. *Rachel Van Etten born June 20, 1708 in Knightsfield, Ulster County, NY. She married Richard Kittel December 23, 1724 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

9. Lea Van Etten born April 29, 1711 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY.

10. Catrina Van Etten born August 28, 1715 in Kingston, Ulster County, NY. She married Franz Kool (Cool).


Richard Kittel (Dirk) was born July 4, 1697 in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY. He married Rachel Van Etten on December 23, 1723. Rachel Van Etten was born in Knightsfield, Ulster County, NY.

Their eight children were:

1. Elizabeth Kittel born June 27, 1725 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. She married Cornelis Westbroeck on June 7, 1750.

2. Jeremias Kittle born June 11, 1727 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. He married Lea Davis on January 4, 1754.

3. Jan Kittel born March 16, 1729 in Hurley, Ulster County, NY. He married Sarah Cortregt ca 1757.

4. *Abraham Kittel born February 6, 1732 in Rochester, Ulster County, NY. He married Christina Westfael on August 4, 1754 in Mennisink, NJ. After Christina's death, August 22, 1801; he married Mary Thickstone Scott in Randolph County, Virginia (later West Virginia) in 1805.

5. Catharina Kittel born February 10, 1734 in Rochester, Ulster County, NY. She married Peter Kuykendal January 12, 1752.

6. Zusanna Kittel born June 4, 1738 in Rochester, Ulster County, NY. She married Anthony Westbroek (1) August 5, 1757; she married Johannes Cortregt (2) November 30, 1762.

7. Maria Kittel born June 15, 1740 in Rochester, Ulster County, NY.

8. Johanna Kittel born June 24, 1750 in Minisink, NJ.

 

Added July 2, 2006