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Henry BRASIER / BRESER / BRASHER etc. He was married to Susanna SPICER on 9 Oct 1644 in New York, USA. Marriage entry has Henry Brasher of the Province of Essex to Susanna Walters, widow of Wm. Walters.

4 Sep 1645 - Patent. Harry Breser; 16 morgens 486 rods of land on the shore of the East River, adjoining Claes Dircksen, the ferryman, and running through the maize land to the valley (Brooklyn).
[New York Dutch Patents - Vol.GG, pg.265.]  Full transcript

2 Oct 1648 - Sentence. Jan Teunisen, for slandering Harry Breser, an Englishman, and running away, taking with him the company’s ferry boat, to work 100 days for the company, and 50 for the church, and to give bail for the faithful performance of his work.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 120 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.IV, pg.418.]

8 Feb 1649- Acceptance, by Henry Breser, of Philip de Truy’s house and lot from Nicholas Stillwell.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 45 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.III, pg.29.]
[Dutch Records, Albany - Vol.V, pg.100
] - Abstract

29 Aug 1651 - Deed. Herry Breser to Cornelius de Potter, of land and cattle on the East river, at Long Island, between the lands of Cornelius Dircksen Hoogland and Frederick Lubbertsen.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 54 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.III, pg.92.]

4 Jan 1652 - Deed. Cornelius Dircksen Hooglant, ferryman, to Cornelius de Potter, of a lot of land on Long Island, containing 12 morgens 55 rods, adjoining Harry Breser, together with a house and lot in Breuckelen.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 55 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.III, pg.99.]

7 Mar 1652 - Deed. Jacob Leendertsen van de Grist, on behalf of Frederick Lubbertsen, his father-in-law, to Jan Hendricksen Stelman, of 15 morgans of land on the East River, adjoining the lands of Harry Breser and Edmund Wiscock.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 56 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.III, pg.105.]

9 Sep 1652 - Casper Steimits vs. Henry Bresier, action to recover 12 guilders; defendant acknowledges that he passed his word for Mark Meggs for 12 English shillings; judgment for the plaintiff for that amount.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 127 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.V, pg.53-55.]

18 Nov 1652 - Court Proceedings. Thomas Stevenson vs. Harry Bresier; plaintiff rented a farm from defendant, who was to build a house on the premises whilst plaintiff was to build a tobacco house which he was to leave on the ground, in return defendant was to furnish the nails and half a barrel of beer; plaintiff sues on the contract; the farm having meanwhile been sold to Cornelius de Potter, the case is taken under deliberation; various actions for debt.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New  York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 130 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.V, pg.92, 93.]

22 Jun 1654 - Deed. George Rapalje to Hendrick Hendricksen, of a house and a lot in Pearl Street, New Amsterdam.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 57 - Dutch Manuscripts. Vol.III, pg.115]

15 Oct 1654 - Mortgage. Henry Breser, of his house, a lot and garden, on the Island of Manhattans, as collateral security to Thomas Spicer and Thomas Hall, for a bond signed by them.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 57 - Dutch Manuscripts. Vol.III, pg.123]

5 May 1655 - Order. Allowing Harry Brasier, who left in the time of the troubles, to trade and sell his property in New Amsterdam but not to be domicilated.
['Calendar of Historical Manuscripts., Sec. State New York' by Edmund O'Callaghan, pg 148 - Dutch Manuscripts Vol.VI, pg.37.]

1657 - The small burgher right :-
17 Apr 1657 - Herry Breser
[Collections of the New York Historical Society for the year 1885 - V.18, pg.23]

1658 - In the records of the Orphan's Court (Holland Society Year Book, 1900) it is stated that Jan Hutsitson (Hutchison) died at the house of Henry Brasar, and Thmas Hal and Isaack Grevers were appointed administrators. By his will, dated Oct. 4, 1658, Jan Hutsitson willed to jan, son of Joris Hom, 100 guilders; to Susanna, daughter of Henry Breser, his god-daughter, 120 guilders, and the balance of his estate to Mary, Rebecca, Susanna and Martje, children of Henry Breser.
['The history of Lieutenant Nicholas Stillwell, proginator.....' by John E. Stillwell, 1929, pg.137.]

8 Feb 1659 - Gravesend, Long Island - "The town agrees with Henry Brazier for the building of a mill, within the towne, for ye grinding ye corn of the inhabitants, and ye towne will give him 500 guilders; and every man has a team, to cart one day, and such as have none, to give 2 days a piece, in making a dam."
['The History of Long Island' By Benjamin Franklin Thompson. - 1843]

19 Oct 1659 - Will of Isaac Allerton proved - "Due from Henry Brasser for rent for 28 months, from the first October 1656, to the last of May 1658, for three rooms at three guilders a week. I am in debt for work of the old acco which must be deducted. [At a Court of Magistrates 16 Oct  1659. Acknowledgments to : http://aitchcrests.tripod.com/besheersgivennames/id9.html

13 Sep 1667 - Deed - Henry purchased a lot of ground in the Smith’s Valley, without the water port.
[New York Patents - Bk.2, pg 100] - Full abstract

17 Mar 1669 - Deed - Henry purchased a parcel of valley or meadow ground at Maspeth Hills.
[New York Patents - Bk.3, pg 90] - Full abstract

1673 - New York - A list of the principal citizens and the value of their estates, compiled by the burgomasters and schepens at the Stadthuys :- Henry Bresier 300 Guilders.
[The American metropolis, from Knickerbocker days to the present time; : New York City life in all its various phases, / by Frank Moss. With an introd. by Rev. Charles H. Parkhurst, an historiograph of New York - Author: Moss, Frank, 1860-1920 - pg's 46-7.]

10 July 1673 - Henry purchased a house & lot of ground in New York - Full abstract

1674 - List of the owners in the City, about the year 1674, at the final cession of the English, the property being classified according to its relative value, as first, second, third and fourth; with the national descent of the persons named - given to illustrate the condition of the population at that era - and their estimated worth :-
On the West side of the present Pearl Street, between Franklin Square and Wall Street; known at that time as 'The Smith's Valley'.
- Henry Brazier....... Third ......... Dutch ........$1,500. [pg.319]
On the South side of the present Wall Street, between Broadway and Pearl Street, then known as 'The Walls'.
- Henry Brazier....... Third ......... Dutch ......... [pg.322]
['History of the City of New York' by David Thomas Valentine - 1858]

1676 - An Assessment and Tax made the 10th day of November 1676 for ye defrayinge of the Charges of the New docke & payinge the Citty debts and other publique dutyes att one penny halfe penny per pound :-
Of the City of New York :- Henry Brasier - 12s 6d.
[Minutes of the Common Council of the city of New York, 1675-1776 : in eight volumes. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1905, 3774 pgs.]

1677 - Rate of Taxacion (sic) made this 24th day of July :-
1 - Henry Brayier ..... 0  5  6
1 - Henry Brazier ..... 0  6  6  - The Walls
Henry Brazier, 29 foot front, 30 foot deep ..... 0  6  0 (Vacant places)
['Historical Index to the Manuals of the Corporation of the City of New York' - NY Common Council, Samuel J. Willis etc. - 1848]

Henry died between 23 Apr 1689, when he made his will, and 4 Feb 1690/1, when it was proved :-
Henry Brasher, New York  - In the name of God Amen the 23rd day of April 1689.
I Henry Brasher, turner.... leaves -
to son Henry 10 shillings, other 2 sons Isaac & Abraham 5 shillings, my daughters each 5 shillings, rest to wife Susannah, executor.
[Surrogate Court Will extracts 1661-1743 - NY Hist. Soc, 1893.]

He was married to Susanna Walters widow, nee Spicer, on 9 Oct 1644.

Susanna SPICER

1st husband William Walters. NB. I have seen Susanna's first marriage name also referred to as Wathens & Watkyns.

In 1691 Susanna sold a lot of ground lying and being upon Manhattans Island to the South of Wolpherts Meadow - Deed

Susanna made her will on 10 July 1694 - see will abstract.

Children were:

child i. Mary, christened 29 Sep 1645 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child ii. Willem, christened 18 Nov 1646 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child iii. Rebecca, christened 26 Apr 1648 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child iv. Breser, christened 9 Feb 1653 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child v. Marchtelt, christened 21 Nov 1655 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child vi. Martha, christened 20 May 1657 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child vii. Sara, christened 14 Dec 1659 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child viii. Henry, christened 29 Jul 1663 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child ix. Isaac, christened 16 May 1666 Reformed Dutch Church of New York1.
child i. Abraham BRASIER, christened 25 Nov 1668

Other Sources
1. Register transcripts of the Reformed Dutch Church of New York.



 

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