Philip DEFOREESTTryntje KIPSimon Danielse VAN ANTWERPENMaria PECK

Abraham DEFREESTRebecca Symonse VAN ANTWERPEN

Simon DEFREEST

l i n k s
Children with:
Maria MCGINNIS

Siblings:
Catharina. DEFREEST
Maria DEFREEST
Sarah DEFREEST
Cathalyna DEFREEST
Sara. DEFREEST
Rebecca. DEFREEST

Children:
Abraham. DEFOREST
Rebecca DEFREEST
Sara DEFREEST
Catharina DEFREEST
Annatie DEFREEST
Dorothea DEFREEST
Marytje DEFREEST
Simon DEFREEST
  • Born: 17 Feb 1738 39
  • Married 5 JUN 1761, Albany Reformed Church , to Maria MCGINNIS
  • Died: 1777
  • Reference: http://www.defreest.com/ged/fam00089.htm

    Simon DeForest (3.Abraham2, 1.Philip1) b. 1739, NY, m. 5 Jun 1761, in Albany, Albany Co. NY, Mary Mc Ginnis, (daughter of Timothy (Teady Magin) Mc Ginnis and Sarah Kast) d. Niagara, Ontario, buried: Niagara, Ontario. Simon died 1777, Albany,
    Albany Co. NY. lived at Halve Moan near Albany, NY.shot trying to escape during the American Revolutionary War. Halve Moan is a community just North of Albany, NY. Symon DeForest and his bride settled in Halve Moan, a community just North of
    Albany. They m. 5 June, 1761. By 1773 they had 6 dau and 1 son. Then came the American Revolution. Symon remained loyal to Britain and was imprisoned in Albany. The stand by Symon is shown in a letter signed by Richard Cartwright. (Public
    Archives of Canada, Ottawa) "It is humbly represented to their Excellencys - the Lieut. Gov in Council that - The husband of Mary DeFriest (Simon) formerly resident on the Mohawk River was imprisoned for his Loyalty and killed in attempting to
    make his escape from jail. that the widow with her children (not Abraham) came from that country in the year 1777 with the Army of St. Leger on their retreat from Fort Stanwyx. That she resided at Masheshe in Lower Canada and has provision
    allowance to her till the year 1786 when she removed with her family to this Province and died at Niagara. It is respectfully submitted whether under all the circumstances of this case, her name ought not to have been inserted on the U.E.List
    that her children may participate in the advantage of the children of other Loyalists. York, 6 March 1808 Signed Richard Cartwright. (Sent me by Joyce McCune).

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