Cornelia (Neeltie) Vandenbergh was born about 1677. She was the daughter of Albany area residents Gerrit G. and Teuntje Vandenbergh.
In December 1701, she married Barent Staats. By 1725, their ten children had been baptized at the Albany Dutch church where the parents were frequent baptism sponsors.
These Staatses lived in Albany's first ward and on his family farms in the surrounding countryside.
Neeltie was named heir in her husband's will filed 1748. Her name is absent from the record after that. Her husband died in 1752.
Sources: The life of Cornelia Vandenbergh Staats is CAP biography number 5749. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 4/20/04