Descent from Tjerck Claessen De Witt (1620-1700)

LUTHERAN LAY LEADER WHO CONDUCTED THE FIRST KNOWN WORSHIP SERVICE FOR “ADHERENTS OF THE UNALTERED AUGSBURG CONFESSION” IN BEVERWYCK, NEW NETHERLAND (ALBANY, NEW YORK) ON JANUARY 30, 1656


Tjerck Claessen De Witt (1620-1700), m. 1656 Barbara Andriessen (1630-1714); parents of

Geertruy De Witt (born 1668), m. 1688 Hendrick Hendricksz Schoonmaker (1665-1712); parents of

Jacob Schoonmaker (born 1700), m. 1742 Elisabeth Richtmeyer; parents of

Hannah Schoonmaker (born 1746), m. Thomas Musier (born 1738); parents of

Elisabeth Musier (born 1776), m. John P. Clum (born 1770); parents of

Mary Ann Clum (1810-1862), m. 1833 William P. Moore (1807-1856); parents of

Catharine Jane Moore (1839-1911), m. 1862 Lafayette Howard (1842-1911); parents of

Franklin Elmer Howard (1876-1966), m. 1900 Adeline Denegar (1873-1953); parents of

Catherine Margaret Howard (1908-2003), m. Paul Weeks Balint (1911-1989); parents of

Joy Ann Balint, m. David Milton Webber; parents of

David Jay Webber, m. Carol Ruth Wimble; parents of

Paul Morgan Edward Webber, Sarah Christina Webber, and Catharine Helen Webber.




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