|Jan Pieterszen (John) Van Woggelum-
Jan Van Woggelum immigrated in 1643 from a place called Woggelum near the city of Alkmaar, province of North Holland, a cattle district, with drained lakes and rich meadows, on the ship, Spotted Cow. It landed at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, but many of its passengers, according to some but not proved, settled on Staten Island and some in Jersey. Jan Van Woggelum became owner of a large tract of land near, or including the present city of Hoboken, which numberless 1896 descendants declare was never sold. He removed to Staten Island (after 1600) and in 1696 he sold land on Staten Island. His wife was Grytie or Gryssie, as she and Jan Pieterzen Van Woggelum were witnesses at a baptism. He was a member of the Colonial Assembly, Richmond County, 1698-9. He and two sons, Jan, Jr., and Ary, or Adrian, according to Colonial church records. [page 1, Our Ancestors]
Jan married Grytie (Or Gryssie) Van Woggelum- [MRIN: 226].
1 Hallenbeck, Kermit W, Kermit W HALLENBECK's Personal Ancestor File (Kermit W HALLENBECK). Repository: Pelegrino, Mrs. Donald, Indian Wells, CA 92210, U.S.A. Surety: 3
2 Bangs, Charlotte R. Woglom (Charlotte Rebecca Woglom, 1867-1920 (Main Author), editor, <i>Our Ancestors</i> (Brooklyn: Press of Kings County Journal, 1896?) ID: 728. Repository: Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.com, Call Number:FHL US/CAN Film [ 509195 Item 2 ] FHL US/CAN Film [ 514675 Item 5 ]. Surety: 1
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