We are a nation of immigrants. Most of us descend from others who came to this land whether by their own volition or against their will. With this in mind, I will be documenting all the known immigrant ancestors for both my family and my spouse’s family. This is tenth installment of this series.
The final installment in the Immigrant Ancestors series chronicles the known immigrants in the Williams-Stott line, my spouse’s maternal mother’s family.
Skipping a couple of generations, the next know immigrant ancestors are William Williams, 6th great-grandfather, born in Wales; James Kelly, 6th great-grandfather, born in Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland; and Johan Georg Goss, 6th great-grandfather, born 6 Mar 1730 in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany and his wife Elizabeth, 6th great-grandmother, born 5 Dec 1735 in Germany.
Next up are Adam Emenheiser, 7th great-grandfather, born 1723 in Rheinhessen, Hessen Darmstadt, Germany and his wife Anna Margaret Wilhelm, 7th great-grandmother, born 1723 in Germany.
The first set of multi-generational immigrants for this line are Thomas Foulke, 7th great-grandfather, born 1683 in Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales and his parents Edward Foulke 8th great-grandfather, born 13 Jul 1651 in Llanderfel, Merionethshire, Wales and Eleanor Hughes, 8th great-grandmother, born 1651 in Denbighshire, Wales.
Other known immigrant ancestors are Jan Broersen Dekker, born 1630 in Husum, København, Denmark and his wife Heyltie Jacobs, born 1635 in Göteborg, Sweden, my spouse’s 10th great-grandparents (twice over, both through their son, Hendrick Janse, and through their daughter, Magdelana); Jacob Luursen Van Kuykendall, 10th great-grandfather, born 1616 in Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands and his wife Styntie Douwes, 10th great-grandmother of wife, born 22 Jan 1617 in Enkhuizen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands; and Aert Pieterson Tach, 10th great-grandfather, born 1633 in Noord-Brabant, Netherlands and his wife Grietje Vooght, 10th great-grandmother, born 1633 in Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
The second set of multi-generational immigrants for this line are Anthony Jansen Westbroeck, 10th great-grandfather, born about 1636 in Westbroek, Maartensdijk, Utrecht, Netherlands; his wife Orseltie Ursula Dircks, 10th great-grandmother, born in the Netherlands’ along with his parents Cornelius Van Westbroeck, 11th great-grandfather, born in the Netherlands and Eyglye Theunise, 11th great-grandmother , born in the Netherlands.
Also in this generation are immigrant ancestors Jurian Westvaal, 11th great-grandfather, born 12 Mar 1621 in Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherland; Theunis Thomaszen Quick, 11th great-grandfather, born 1601 in Noord-Holland, Netherlands and his wife Belijtgen Jacobusse, 11th great-grandmother, born 1604 in Naarden, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
Finally, the earliest known immigrant for this line is Hans Jansen, 12th great-grandfather, born 1605 in Prussia (now Germany).