Frederick Blaw 25
- Marriage: Grietien Blaw* in 1640-1645
The author's 9th Great-Grandfather
Most researchers agree that Fredrick Jansen was the father of Jan Blaw and his siblings. The Blaw or Blaa surname later evolved to become "Blue."
Frederick Jansen first appears on 5/30/1641 in the New Amsterdam records of the Dutch West India Co. when he sued Claes Sybrantsen VERINGH for making a canoe that he had delivered to VERINGH. There are Records confirming her was a "ship carpenter, " and was from "Flensborch".
Frederick Janss transferred from New Amsterdam to the Dutch colony of Pernambuco on the coast of Brazil in the middle 1640s. around the time he married Grietien Janss. Their first child, Anna, was baptized at the Dutch Reformed Church of Pernambuco on 16 Dec 1646. Their Children, Jan an d Aeltje, were also baptized there in Aug 1649.
Dutch rule ended in Pernambuco in 1654. In 1652., Frederick's family returned to New Amsterdam. Later records indicate that Jan Frederickse arrived in the there in 1652.
Frederick Janss widow married Peterse Staats in 1653 in New Amsterdam.
The surname "Blaw" became "Blue" in later generations.
Frederick married Grietien Blaw* in 1640-1645.