Reverend Balthazer Johannes Stuyvesant
Balthazer Stuyvesant, my 10G grandfather, was born about 1573 in Scherpenzeel, Friesland, Netherlands. He died in Delfzyl, Gronigen, Netherlands, 26 May 1637. He married first Margaretha Hardenstein, the widow of the Reverend Petrus Monches, minister at Parrega, at sometime after 18 April 1607 at Zwolle, Netherlands.
Balthazer was minister at Perrega in 1609; Scherpenzeel, Friesland, 1619; Berlikum, 1622; and Delfzyl 1634-1637.
Balthazer married second Stijntje Pieters from Haarlem, the widow of Adrien Gerretz.
On 11 October 1635 in the Amsterdam Chamber of the Dutch West India Company, Balthazer requested that his son by Margaretha Hardenstein, Peter Stuyvesant, traveling to Pernambuco might be advanced to whatever position he may be able to fill.
Account of Reverend Balthazer Stuyvesant for his Passage to Curaçao
April 17, 1665
Children of Balthazer Stuyvesant and Margaretha Hardenstein were Peter Stuyvesant who married Judith Bayard and Anna Stuyvesant who married Samuel Bayard.
Judith Bayard Stuyvesant
Children of Balthazer Stuyvesant and Stijntje Pieters were Margaretha Stuyvesant who was bornabout 1628 Berlikum and who married Claes Jacobus Backer after 30 October 1655 in the Dutch Reform Church in New York City; Catharina Stuyvesant who was born about 1629 in Berlikum; and Balthazer Stuyvesant.
Balthazer Stuyvesant was the 3G grandfather of John Jay, one of the Founding Fathers and the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was also the second governor of the State of New York. He was the 8G grandfather of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Descent from Balthazer Stuyvesant and Stijntje Pieters
10G Balthazer Stuyvesant & Stijntje Pieters
9G Claes Jacobus Backer & Margaretha Stuyvesant
8G Nicholas Backer & Catherine Croesen
7G Pieter Haughwout & Neeltje Backer
6G Johannes Braisted & Trientju Haughwout
5G Egbert Braisted & Rachel Bodine
4G John Braisted & Anna Nautchie Martling
3G Garrett Braisted & Gertrude Vroom
2G John Abyathis Langdon & Ann Louise Braisted
GG Charles David Langdon & Theresa C. White
G Edward Joseph Phillip Fox Langdon & Ellen Agnicius Rockett
Jules Rockstein & Theresa Margaret Langdon
Edward David Rockstein