If anyone has information regarding the ancestry of Hendrik Barents SMITH or any other new information about this SMITH / SMIT family, please contact me.
This family's surname is also spelled SMIT, SMITT, or SCHMIDT in some records.
(1) Hendrik Barents SMITH, b. unknown (probably about 1638) probably in Lochem, Holland, d. about 1690 in Bushwick, Kings Co., NY; m., 2 Jun 1663 in the New Amsterdam (New York City) Reformed Church, NY, to Geertije WILLEMS (b. unknown, d. unknown; parents unknown); they resided in Beverwyck, Flatbush, Newtown, and Bushwick, Kings Co., NY; their children:
i. Marritje, b. about Mar 1665; [#2] ii. Johanna "Hanna" Hendricks, b. about 1673, d. 2 Jun 1747, m. Lawrence VAN HOOK; iii. Barent "Bernardus", b. about May 1674, m. 1st Elsie MEYERS, m. 2nd Johanna "Anna" (COLEVELT) HADDING; iv. Annetie "Anna", b. about Jun 1677, m. Justus BOSCH; v. Willimintie, b. unknown, m. Frederick VAN DER GRIST; vi. Aeltie, b. unknown, m. 1st Isaac VAN TILBURG, m. 2nd Pieter CHARGNEAU.Hendrik Barents SMITH was a Cadet in the Dutch West India Company in 1656. He was the Constable for Bushwick, NY in 1666. He was the Magistrate for Bushwick in 1673.
(2) Johanna "Hanna" Hendricks SMITH, b. about 1673 in Bushwick, Kings Co., NY, d. 2 Jun 1747 in Faggs Manor, West Chester Co., PA; m., 2 Jul 1692 in New York, NY, to Lawrence VAN HOOK (b. 1670, d. Aug 1725).
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