Rachel Hanse Toll

1655–
Schenectady, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Rachel Hanse

When Rachel Hanse Toll was born in 1655, in Schenectady, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Hans Carelse Toll, was 23 and her mother, Neeltje Cornelise Egmont, was 20. She married Peter David Willimese Marinus before 1673, in Schenectady, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Rachel Hanse Toll
1655–
Peter David Willimese Marinus
1658–1697
Marriage: before 1673
Willem Marinus
1673–
Catarina Marinus
1680–
Neeltje Cornelia Marinus
1684–1757
Johannes Marinus
1692–
David Marinus
1696–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
before 1673
Schenectady, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(2)

  • Female1655–Female

  • Carel Hanse Toll

    Male1658–1737Male

World Events (2)

1664

Age 9

After the English took over in the 1660s, the colony was renamed New York, after the Duke of York
1670

Age 15

Historic Charleston, founded in 1670, is one of the oldest cities in the whole country.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’).2 English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire.3 German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

History of the Toll Family, by Lyman De Platt

The Toll Family descend ascend from Adelia Robison [KWZD-PXS] through Joseph Robison, Cornelia Guinal, Matilda Collier, Magdalena Quackenbush, Neeltje Marinus, Rachel Hanse. Hans Careles Toll was in …

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Sources (3)

  • Early Families of Schoharie
  • Book: Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady from 1662 to 1800 (1873)
  • Book: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 47 (1916)

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