Name: Wouter Pieterse QUACKENBOSCH
Birth: ABT. 1644 in Holland
Death: BEF. 1720
Wouter Pieterse Quackenbush
Wouter Pieterse was born in Holland about 1644. He was the second son of
New Netherland pioneers Pieter and Maria Quackenbush. He father came to
America about 1653 and operated then owned a brickyard on the flats north
of what became the city of Albany.
About 1671, he married Neeltje Gysberts Vandenbergh. The last of their
children was baptized in 1691 at the Albany Dutch church where he was a
member and frequent baptism sponsor.
In 1676, he obtained land outside of Albany's north gate where he made
his home. Over the next decades, subsequent land deals added more acreage
between Foxes and Patroon's Creeks. His household consisting of a man, a
woman, and four children was configured on the Rensselaerswyck census
taken in 1697.
In 1715, he became a naturalized British subject. Wouter Pieterse
Quackenbush died sometime afterward. His widow lived until 1736!
Sources: The life of Wouter Pieterse Quackenbush is CAP biography number
2322. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based
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Father: Pieter QUACKENBOSCH b: 1614 in Holland
Mother: Maritje ARIENS b: 1617 in Holland
Neeltje (Gysbertsz) VAN DEN BERG b: ABT. 1648
- Unknown QUACKENBOSCH
- Wouter QUACKENBOSCH b: ABT. 1670
- Piternel W. QUACKENBOSCH b: ABT. 1672
- Neeltje QUACKENBOSCH b: ABT. 1674
- Geertje QUACKENBOSCH b: ABT. 1678
- Anna QUACKENBOSCH b: ABT. 1680 in Col R.
- Martje QUACKENBOSCH b: 7 MAY 1684
- Pieter QUACKENBOSCH b: 18 MAR 1687/88
- Marretje QUACKENBOSCH b: 13 SEP 1691