In memory of Maria Bosyns, my Paternal 10th Great-Grandmother on the DYKEMAN branch.
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1646 June 23
Maria Bosyns (or Maria Cornelisze) was the second wife of Johannes Dyckman (Dykeman). She was born abt. 1625 and married on June 23, 1646. She came to America with Johannes in 1651 aboard the Dutch ship "Waterhont". She died in March of 1676.
Excerpt from "Johannes Dyckman of Fort Orange and his descendants". p. 2:
Johannes appears next in the record at the baptism of his son Cornelis 12 May 1647 at South Amsterdam. Cornelis was presented by his parents Johannes Dyckman and Maria Cornelisze (afterward known as Maria Bosyns). Witnesses were Haertian Dyckman and Aeltie Poulus Root, mother of Johannes. No record is found of his second marriage."
From the same source on page 8, "By October 1664 Maria was keeping a tavern in order to support the family. She appears in Fort Orange records on 1 October 1664 when she promised to pay a debt to Gerrit Hendricken Van Rys by June 1665 of sixteen beavers or one hundred twenty-eight guilders for a hogshead of French wine."
Maria Bosyns & Johannes Dykeman were the parents of my ancestor,
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