Rebecca Groesbeck Van Schaick


Rebecca Groesbeck probably was born during the late 1670s. She was a younger daughter in the family of Albany residents Claes Jacobse and Elizabeth Stevens Groesbeck. She grew up in an established trader's home on Pearl Street.

In Februiary 1699, she married Dominius Van Schaick in the Albany Dutch church. By 1707, four of their children were christened in the Albany church where she was a member. In 1707, she was named in the will filed by her father.

These Van Schaicks made their home in Kinderhook. Her husband's name has not been found on Albany city rolls.

We seek information on Rebecca Groesbeck Van Schaick's later life and passing.

biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Rebecca Groesbeck Van Schaick is CAP biography number 3375. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

first posted: 5/10/07