Born at the Royal Mansion, aka Anneke JANS, came to North Americawith her
husband in 1630, also about 1631. Also died; 19 MAR 1663 at Beveryke,New York.
Also born; about 1600. A lso died; 23 FEB 1663.
In 1636 they were granted, by Governor Wouter Van Twiller, a farm ofabout 62
acres on which is now (1978) the Trinity Church (New York City). Whenthe
British took over New Amsterdam and renamed it New York in 1664, they
confiscated Anneke's land, on which the Trinity Church was latererected.
In 1760, in Janse heirs brought suit to recover the lands from TrinityChurch
and in a trial which lasted two days and almost two nights, they weredefeated.
The case has been in the law for nearly twenty years and hadattracted wide
There was an Anneke Jans spoon, made by the J H Johnson & Company ofNew
York City, New York. It was offered in several styles and includedother table
utensils with the same motif. I's interesting that, in the sameadvertisement,
the company offered a commemorative series for General W T Sherman,who is a
cousin of several descendent lines of Jans and who solidly connects tothe
Also died; 19 MAR 1662.
Will dated; 29 JAN 1663.
The VINCENT family is descended from Anneke Janse through her daugterSarah,
by her first husband, Roeloff Jansen.
Sources include, but are not limited to;
New York Historical and Biological Record.
Vincent Genealogy Research Notes, of Beth Vincent Sherman StrubleElder, MAY
LDS Ancestral File.