Sarah Jorise Rapalje

9 June 1625–April 1685 (Age 59)
Fort Orange, New Netherland

The Life of Sarah Jorise

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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Family Time Line

Hans Hansen Bergen
1610–1654
Sarah Jorise Rapalje
1625–1685
Marriage: 1639
Hans Hansen Bergen IV
1639–1649
Annetje Hanse Bergen
1640–1677
Breckjte Hansen Bergen
1642–1742
Jan Hansen Bergen
1644–1715
Michael Hansen Bergen
1645–1731
Jorise Hansen Bergen
1649–1731
Maritje Hansen Bergen
1651–1722
Catalyn Hansen Bergen
1653–1653
Jacob Hansen Bergen
1653–1731

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MARRIAGE
1639
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
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Sarah Rapelje (1625-1685) biography from Wikipedia

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 …

Sources (3)

  • de Boer, Louis P. "Pre-American Notes on Old New Netherland Families -- Rapallier-Rapalje". The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, vol. 4, no. 1, July 1928, pages 1-10.
  • Sarah Jorise Rapalje, "Find A Grave Index" (OLD - Record Merged)
  • Sarah Jorise Rapalje Bogaert, "Find A Grave Index"

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