Biographical Sketch of Jacobus Stoutenburg

Jacobus, son of Tobias and Anneken (van Rollegom) Stoutenburg. was baptized June 7, 1696, and died about 1772. At some time after his marriage, he removed from New York City to the Philipse Manor, Westchester county. In 1741 or 1742, he moved to Dutchess county, in the present town of Hyde Park, where he had long owned land. Here he built a stone mansion, very fine for that day, with spacious rooms and handsomely finished paneling and woodwork. He was for some time county judge. He married in New York, May 25, 1717, Margrietje, daughter of William and Rachel (Kierstede) Teller, who was baptized February 2, 1696. She was a great-granddaughter of the celebrated Anneke Jans. Good portraits of this couple, painted on “panel,” are still preserved. Children: 1. Tobias, baptized February 12, 1718, married, July 6, 1745, Catharina Van Vleck. 2. Rachel, baptized March 16, 1720, died young. 3. William, referred to below. 4. Anna, baptized November u, 1724, married in June, 1775, James Van Vleck. 5. Jacobus, married, June 23, 1764, Joanna Teller. 6. John, baptized March 29, 1729, died February 21, 1808; married, license November 25, 1773, Catharine Teller. 7. Peter, married Rachel Van Steenburgh. 8. Margaret, baptized April 14, 1734, married, October 8, 1764, John Teller. 9. Luke, baptized June 5, 1i36, married (first), August 2, 1762, Rachel Teller and (second) November 24, 1782, Mary (Van Vleck) Minthorne.

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