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This surname is also spelled BOLENDER and POLENDER in some records and sources.
(1) Rev. Dietrich "Theodor" POLEMER, b. about 1500 in Germany, d. after 1545 in Mechtelhausen, Germany; he resided in Mechtelhausen, Germany; his children:
[#2] i. Rev. Theodor, b. about 1540, d. about 1570-75, m. ?Miss HAMMERSTEIN; ii. Rev. Nicolaus, b. unknown.
(2) Rev. Theodor POLHEMIUS, b. about 1540 in Mechtelhausen, Germany, d. about 1575 probably in Niederhausen, Germany; m. probably to Miss HAMMERSTEIN; they resided in Niederhausen, Germany; their children:
[#3] i. Rev. Johann Theodor, b. about 1570, d. after 1611; ii. Rev. Cornelius, b. unknown.
(3) Rev. Johann Theodor POLHEMIUS, b. about 1570 probably in Niederhausen, Germany, d. after 1611 possibly in Godramstein?, Germany; m. to unknown; he resided in Boikirchen & Godramstein, Germany; his child:
[#4] 1. Rev. Johannes Theodorus, b. 1598, d. 9 Sep 1676, m. 1st unknown, m. 2nd Catharina VAN WERVEN.
(4) Rev. Johannes Theodorus POLHEMIUS, b. 1598 in Boikirchen, Rhenish Bavaria, Germany, d. 9 Sep 1676 in Flatbush, Long Island, NY; m. 1st, probably in Gieten, Drenthe, Holland, to wife unknown; they resided in Gieten, Drenthe, Holland; their child:
i. Christina, b. about Oct 1629.
Rev. Johannes Theodorus POLHEMIUS m. 2nd, about 1643 probably in Recif, Brazil; to Catharina VAN WERVEN (b. unknown, d. about 1702, parents unknown); they resided in Recif & Itamarca Island, Dutch Brazil, and then Flatbush, Long Island, New York; their children:
[#5] ii. Adrianna, b. about 1644, d. about 1700, m. Jan Roelofse SEBRINGE; iii. Theodorus, b. about 1646, d. 1722, m. Aertje BOGAERT; iv. Margarietje, b. about 1648, m. Willem CORNELL; v. Lammetje, b. about 1648, m. Johannes WILLEMSZEN; vi. Anna, b. about 1649, m. Cornelis Barentse VAN WYCK; vii. Daniel, b. unknown, m. 1st Cornelia VAN DER VEER, m. 2nd Elizabeth ____; viii. Elizabeth, b. unknown, m. Dionys Theuniszen DENYSE; ix. Catrina, b. unknown.
(5) Adrianna POLHEMUS, b. about 1644 in Itamarca, Dutch Brazil, d. about 1700 probably in Bergen, NJ; m., about 1660 in Midwout, New Netherland, to Jan Roelofse SEBRING (b. 1631, d. after 1703).
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