Jeremias van Rensselaer

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Jeremias van Rensselaer (Amsterdam, 16 May 1632 – October 12, 1674) was the third son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company who was instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland and was created the first patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck.wikipedia
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Kiliaen van Rensselaer (merchant)

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Jeremias van Rensselaer (Amsterdam, 16 May 1632 – October 12, 1674) was the third son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company who was instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland and was created the first patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck.
The American Van Rensselaers all descend from Kiliaen's son Jeremias and the subsequent Van Rensselaer family is noted for being a very powerful and wealthy influence in the history of New York and the Northeastern United States, producing multiple State Legislators, Congressmen, and two Lieutenant Governors in New York.

Johan van Rensselaer

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Among his siblings was older half-brother Johan van Rensselaer (the eldest son from his father's first wife Hillegonda van Bylaer), who eventually became the 2nd Patroon in 1643 upon their father's death.
His brother Jan Baptist van Rensselaer and their 19-year-old brother Jeremias sailed from Amsterdam sometime after March 20, 1651 on the Gelderse Blom (Gelderland Flower) to organize the estate.

Kiliaen van Rensselaer (fourth patroon)

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As his nephew, Kiliaen van Rensselaer, was still a minor upon Jeremias' death in 1674, Jeremias' younger brother, Nicholas van Rensselaer, succeeded him as Director of Rensselaerwyck until his death in 1678 at which point Kiliaen (Jeremias' son-in-law) became the 4th Patroon.
Upon the death of his uncle, Jeremias Van Rensselaer, in 1674, he became patroon of Rensselaerswyck.

Jan Baptist van Rensselaer

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Another older brother, Jan Baptist van Rensselaer (the first son by Jeremias' father and mother), became the 3rd Patroon in 1652.
When he returned to Holland in 1658, he was succeeded as Director of the Manor by his brother Jeremias van Rensselaer.

Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (fifth patroon)

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Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (August 24, 1663 – 1719), the eldest child of Jeremias and Maria van Cortlandt Van Rensselaer was born in Rensselaerwyck.

Nicholas van Rensselaer (minister)

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As his nephew, Kiliaen van Rensselaer, was still a minor upon Jeremias' death in 1674, Jeremias' younger brother, Nicholas van Rensselaer, succeeded him as Director of Rensselaerwyck until his death in 1678 at which point Kiliaen (Jeremias' son-in-law) became the 4th Patroon.
Together, his parents had eight children, including Jan Baptist van Rensselaer (1629–1678), and Jeremias van Rensselaer (1632–1674).

Stephanus Van Cortlandt

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Maria was the sister of Stephanus Van Cortlandt and Jacobus Van Cortlandt, both of whom served as Mayor of New York City.
His parents had four children: Stephanus van Cortlandt (1643 –1700); Jacobus van Cortlandt (1658–1739), who married Eva de Vries Philipse (born 1660); Maria van Cortlandt, who married Jeremias van Rensselaer (1632–1674); and Catherine van Cortlandt, who married firstly Johannes Derval and secondly, after his death, Frederick Philipse (1626–1702), the first lord of Philipsborough Manor.

Jacobus Van Cortlandt

Maria was the sister of Stephanus Van Cortlandt and Jacobus Van Cortlandt, both of whom served as Mayor of New York City.
Jacobus was the second of four children born to his parents, including Stephanus van Cortlandt, who married Geertruy van Schuyler; Maria van Cortlandt, who married Jeremias van Rensselaer; and Catherine van Cortlandt, who first married Johannes Derval and after his death, married Frederick Philipse, the 1st Lord of Philipsborough Manor.

Hendrick van Rensselaer

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Hendrick van Rensselaer was born in Watervliet, New York, the fourth child of Jeremias van Rensselaer (1632–1674) and Maria van Cortlandt (1674/80–1747/50).

Manor of Rensselaerswyck

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Jeremias van Rensselaer (Amsterdam, 16 May 1632 – October 12, 1674) was the third son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company who was instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland and was created the first patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck. Jeremias van Rensselaer was the acting patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck, and the first of his family to establish himself permanently in America.
He died in 1658 and his younger brother Jeremias van Rensselaer became patroon.

William Nicoll (speaker)

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She was the widow of the patroon Kiliaen van Rensselaer, and the daughter of Jeremias van Rensselaer and Maria (née Van Cortlandt) Van Rensselaer.

Pieter Schuyler

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After Engeltie's death in 1689, he married Maria Van Rensselaer, daughter of Jeremias Van Rensselaer and brother of Hendrick Van Rensselaer.

Dutch West India Company

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Jeremias van Rensselaer (Amsterdam, 16 May 1632 – October 12, 1674) was the third son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company who was instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland and was created the first patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck.

New Netherland

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Jeremias van Rensselaer (Amsterdam, 16 May 1632 – October 12, 1674) was the third son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company who was instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland and was created the first patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck. To the French in Canada he was known as one of the representative and ablest men of the Dutch and English colonies. He had the good judgment to adjust the acute differences with Peter Stuyvesant (1612-1672) which had troubled the administrations of his brother and van Slichtenhorst, and during the brief residue of the Dutch authority in New Netherland was on excellent terms with the governor.

Patroon

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Jeremias van Rensselaer (Amsterdam, 16 May 1632 – October 12, 1674) was the third son of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company who was instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland and was created the first patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck. Jeremias van Rensselaer was the acting patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck, and the first of his family to establish himself permanently in America.

United States

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Jeremias van Rensselaer was the acting patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck, and the first of his family to establish himself permanently in America.

Keizersgracht

He grew up on Keizersgracht, and received a Calvinist education.

Calvinism

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He grew up on Keizersgracht, and received a Calvinist education.

New France

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To the French in Canada he was known as one of the representative and ablest men of the Dutch and English colonies.

Canada

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To the French in Canada he was known as one of the representative and ablest men of the Dutch and English colonies.

New England

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To the French in Canada he was known as one of the representative and ablest men of the Dutch and English colonies.

Peter Stuyvesant

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He had the good judgment to adjust the acute differences with Peter Stuyvesant (1612-1672) which had troubled the administrations of his brother and van Slichtenhorst, and during the brief residue of the Dutch authority in New Netherland was on excellent terms with the governor.

Netherlands

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He had the good judgment to adjust the acute differences with Peter Stuyvesant (1612-1672) which had troubled the administrations of his brother and van Slichtenhorst, and during the brief residue of the Dutch authority in New Netherland was on excellent terms with the governor.