Elizabeth Tietsoort

1676–1717 (Age 41)
Schenectady, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Tietsoort was born in 1676, in Schenectady, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Willem Abrahamse Tietsoort, was 28 and her mother, Neeltje Teunise Swart, was 26. She married James Whitaker on 6 December 1696, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. She died in 1717, in Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Tietsoort
1676–1717
James Whitaker
1675–1721
Marriage: 6 December 1696
Johanna Hannah Whitaker
1697–1761
Neeltje Whitaker
1698–
Marytje Whitaker
1700–1760
Edward Whitaker
1705–1768
Willem William Whitaker
1708–
Elisabeth Whitaker
1701–
James Whitteker
1702–
Sarah Whitaker
1703–
Richard Whittaker
1704–
John Whitteker
1706–
Rachael Whitaker
1706–1746
Daniel Whitaker
1711–
Samuel Whitaker
1713–
Lydia Whitaker
1717–
Mary
1718–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 December 1696
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States
children

(15)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered form of the Belgian name Tietaert, Tistaert, a nickname for an obstinate man, from Old French testart ‘stubborn’.

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

Story Highlight

The Story of Willem Abrahamse Tietsoort, early settler of Schenectady, New York

[Compiled from multiple sources, by J.W. Christensen, in 2012. Sources mentioned at the end of the story.] In the year 1648, Willem Abrahamse Tietsoort was born, in New Amsterdam, New Netherl …

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Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Tizoor in entry for Rachel Wittaker, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Elizabet Tietsoo in entry for Willem Witteker, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Elisabeth Thitshoorn in entry for Zamuel Wittiker, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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