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WESTFALL FAMILY

From the emigrant Juriaen Westfall to Christina, wife of Abraham Kittle

As far as we know, there is no one with the surname Westfall buried at Arnold Hill; however, the Kittle family and others were direct descendants of the several Westfall families that came to (West) Virginia from New York and New Jersey from 1740's through the 1780's. 

Juriaen Westfall (Westvael) was born 1629 in Luyderdorp, Netherlands (Holland). He died Oct 1667 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.
 

The first of this family to come to this Country was Juriaen Westvael. Hearrived in "New Amsterdam" at the age of thirteen aboard the ship Dehoutwun on August 4, 1642. He then went up the river 135 miles arriving at Fort Orange (Albany ,New York) on August 11, 1642. He arrived as an indentured servant to Kiliaen Van Reasselaer. He was placed in the home of Michael Jansen.
Juriaen moved south of Albany to Esopus (Kingston)with his friend and fellow indentured servant Evert Pels in about 1653.

 

  Juriaen Westfall married Marretje Hansen on Sept 1654 in Esopus, Ulster, NY. Marretje (parents Hansi Hansen and ? Volkert) was born 1636 in Nordstrand, Schleswig, Holstein, Prussia.

Juriaen Westfall (Westvael) and Marretje Hansen had the following children:

1.

Rymerick Westfall was born 1656 in Esopus, Ulster, NY. She died Abt 1716 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
2.

Niclaes Westfall was born Abt 1659 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
3.

Johannes Jurriean Westfall was born 1660 in Kingston , Ulster, NY. He died 1721 in Kingston , Ulster, NY.

 
4.

Abell Westfall was born 1661 in Hurley, Ulster, NY.

 
5.

Symen Westfall was born 1663 in Hurley, Ulster, NY.

 
6.

Elsjen Westfall was born 1666 in Hurley, Ulster, NY.


Johannes Jurriean Westfall (parents Juriaen Westfall (Westvael) and Marretje Hansen) was born 1660 in Kingston , Ulster, NY. He died 1721 in Kingston , Ulster, NY.

 

The surname Westfall is sometimes spelled Westphaal.

 

  Johannes Jurriean married Maritie Arent Cool on 28 Jan 1683 in Kingston, Ulster, NY. Maritie Arent (parents Jacob Barentsen Cool and Marretje Leenderts Symensen) was born 7 Mar 1666 in Ulster, NY.

Johannes Jurriean Westfall and Maritie Arent Cool had the following children:

  1.

Jurrian George Westfall was born 27 Apr 1684 in Marbletown, Ulster, NY. He died 1731 in Sandystone, NJ.

 
  2.

Maritie Westfall was born 2 Aug 1685 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  3.

Rebeka Westfall was born 29 Apr 1687 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  4.

Jannetje Westfall was born 17 Mar 1689 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  5.

Sara Westfall was born 29 May 1691 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  6.

Jacob Westfall was born 23 Apr 1693 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  7.

Abel Westfall was born 9 Feb 1696 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  8.

Nichlaes Westfall was born 1 Mar 1698 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  9.

Reymerich Westfall was born 13 Jun 1703 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  10.

Lena Westfall was born 22 Sep 1705 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  11.

Rachel Westfall was born 11 Sep 1709 in Kingston, Ulster, NY.

 
  12.

Johannes J. Westfall was born 1 May 1711 in Minisink , Orange, NY. He died 1765 in Minisink , Orange, NY.

 

Johannes J. Westfall (parents Johannes Jurriean Westfall and Maritie Arent Cool) was born 1 May 1711 in Minisink , Orange, NY. He died 1765 in Minisink , Orange, NY.

  Johannes J. married Appollonia Kortright on 1732 in Minisink , Orange, NY. Appollonia (parents Jan Hendricksen Kortright and Marytje Vredenberg) was born 1706 in Ulster, NY. She died 1756.

Johannes J. Westfall and Appollonia Kortright had the following children:

  1.

Daniel Westfall was born 22 Aug 1734 in Minisink , Orange, NY. He died 10 Jan 1810 in Brooks, Bullitt, KY.

 
  2.

Christina Westfall was born 1736 in Minisink , Orange, NY. She died 22 Aug 1801 in Randolph, VA (now WV). Married Abraham Kittle.

 
  3.

Jurrian Westfall was born 29 May 1738 in Mennisink, NJ.

 
  4.

Johannes Westfall was born 28 Jun 1741 in Mennisink, NJ.

 
  5.

Lisabeth Westfall was born 1744 in Minisink, Orange, NY.

 
  6.

Hendrick Westfall was born 1749 in Minisink , Orange, NY.

 
  7.

Samuel Westfall was born 1749 in Minisink , Orange, NY.

 
  8.

Joseph Westfall was born 1751 in Minisink , Orange, NY.

 
  9.

David Westfall was born 27 Jan 1759 in Mennisink, NJ.

 

   Johannes J. married Marigrita Quick on 2 Sep 1757 in Machackemeck , Orange, NY.

 


For more information on the Westfall family, visit Ron & Sue Wall's Family History Site Westfall pages.

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