9 June 1625–April 1685 (Age 59)
Fort Orange, New Netherland
When Sarah Jorise Rapalje was born on 9 June 1625, in Fort Orange, New Netherland, her father, Joris Janssen Rapalje, was 21 and her mother, Catalyntje Jeronimus Trico, was 19. She married Hans Hansen Bergen in 1639, in New Amsterdam, New Netherland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New Amsterdam, New Netherland in 1627. She died in April 1685, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Flatbush Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery, Flatbush, Kings, New York, United States.
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Sarah Rapelje (born July 9, 1625 in Fort Orange NY ; died 1685 in Bushwick, New York) was the first white European Christian female born in New Netherland, according to the New Netherland Project, a p …