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Ahnentafel Chart for Leonard C. Lape
1. Leonard C. Lape was born in 1875.
Leonard married Mamie E. Ditton in 1894 in Clyde, Wayne, NY.
2. Leonard Lape was born in 1841 in West Sand Lake, Rensselaer, New York. He died in 1905. Leonard married Ellen Monroe.
Clyde NY 1880 census:
Leonard Lape 39 (b.1841
Ellen 39 (wife - b.1841)
Mary E. 11 (daughter - b.1869)
Cora 8 (daughter - b.1872)
Emma J. 7 (daughter - b.1873)
Leonard C. 5 (son - b. 1875)
3. Ellen Monroe was born in 1846. She died in 1923.
4. Cornelius Lape was born on 11 Aug 1808 in Greenbush, Rensselaer, NY and was christened in Albany, First Lutheran, Albany, New York. He died after Jun 1876. Cornelius married Sarah Rysdorph on 22 Dec 1829 in Wyantskill, Rensselaer, NY.
1840 Sandlake census, 215: 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30, 1 in
manufacturing. Sold Schodack, Rensselaer Co. N. Y. property to her parents, RENNSELAER COUNTY CLERK:
72:457. 1850 Watervliet:147:718-1114, Cornelius ae 42, mason, Sarah 37, Jeremiah 15, Eleanor M. 14, Sarah G.
12, Leonard 9, Cornelius R.
1850 LAPE CORNELIUS Albany County NY 147 West Troy
RENNSELAER COUNTY CLERK:72:457. 1850: Watervliet:147:718-1114, Cornelius ae 42 mason, Sarah 37, Jeremiah 15, Eleanor M. 14, Sarah G. 12, Leonard 9, Cornelius R. 1. Children, surname Lape: 1. ELLENOR MARGARET5, b. 19 Oct 1830, bp. 19 Dec 1830, SANDLAKE:52:1142; d. (?). 2. JEREMIAH, b. 30 Mar 1833, bp. 3 Jul 1834, SANDLAKE:57:1254; d. (?), liv. Watervliet 1850 (census). 3. ELEANOR MARGARET, b. 7 May 1835, bp. 13 Dec 1835, BLOOMING GROVE:49; d. (?), liv, Watervliet 1850 (census). 4. SARAH G., b. circa 1838 (census); d. (?), liv. Watervliet 1850 (census). 5. LEONARD, b. circa 1841 (census); d. (?), liv. Watervliet 1850 (census). 6. CORNELIUS R., b. circa 1849 (census); d. (?), liv. Watervliet 1850 (census).
The following additional information is known about Sarah Reisdorf: Sarah Reisdorf may have also been known as
Sarah Rysdorf, Sarah Reysdorph, or Sarah Rysdolph. Location: This marriage is recorded and/or took place at
Wynantskill Reformed Church, Wynantskill, NY. Source information: Kelly, Arthur. "Vital Records of
Wynantskill Reformed Church". 1988. Contains the following information: 1337 baptisms, 620 marriages plus
members 136 pages spanning 1794-1889.
5. Sarah Rysdorph was born on 29 Sep 1812. She died after 1881.
8. Wilhelmus T. Lape was born on 2 Apr 1782 in Claverack, Columbia, NY. He died on 3 Jun 1843 in West Sand Lake, Rensselaer, NY and was buried in Trinity Lutheran, Sand Lake, Rensselaer, NY. Wilhelmus married Margaret Ann Weatherwax on 3 May 1801 in Wynantskill RC, Rensselaer, NY.
1820 LAPE WILLIAM Rensselaer County NY 242 Sandlake
1830 LAPE WILLIAM Rensselaer County NY 326 Sand Lake
1830 LAPE WILLIAM Rensselaer County NY 326 Sand Lake
1840 LAPE WILLIAM Rensselaer County NY 216 Sand Lake
Lived in Sand Lake, Rensselaer, NY 12/23/1842.
William Lape will 23 Dec 1842 recorded 6 Feb 1843, (according to cem. rec. born c. 1778) Sand Lake, widow,
Margaret, children:Caty Mariah & Henry Lape, both helpless, sons: Andrew, Thomas, Matthias, Joseph, John L.,
William, & Cornelius, daughter: Margaret Cipperly.
9. Margaret Ann Weatherwax was born on 24 Aug 1784 in East Greenbush, Rensselaer, NY. She died on 12 Feb 1859 in West Sand Lake, Rensselaer, NY and was buried in Trinity Lutheran, Sand Lake, Rensselaer, NY.
10. Leonard J. Reisdorph married Neeltje Earing.
11. Neeltje Earing.
16. Thomas "Löwe" Lape PVT was born on 29 Dec 1751 in Germantown, Columbia, NY and was christened on 1 Jan 1752 in Christs Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germantown, Columbia, New York. He died on 2 May 1813 in Churchtown, Columbia, NY and was buried in St Thomas Luth Ch Cem, Churchtown, Columbia, NY. Thomas married Maria "Potts" Batz about 1778.
Baptized at the Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germantown, NY, on 1/1/1752, son of Andreas &
Margaretha Lowe, sponsors: Conrath Schneider and Anna B.
Was a Private in the Revolutionary War, member of Shaver's Co., Livingston Regiment (10th), Albany County
Militia. Paid, unknown 1780's date, £1.8.5 (Military Service Records in the National Archives, Cards # 27806.
Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots: Volume 3
LAPE Thomas St Thomas Luth Ch Cem, Churchtown, Columbia Co NY 79 .
1790 Census of Claverack, Columbia, NY
Andreas Lape, 3WM >16, 3WF
Thomas Lape, 1WM >16, 4WM <16, 2WF
1810 Census of Claverack: Thomas Lape
"I will to my son Thomas Lowe and to my son Jacob Lowe this farm and dwelling in such a way that both brothers
share alike (wages) forever as to ( ) the property of them and their families." signed.....Andreas Lape (will).
His tombstone reads: "Sacred to the Memory of Thomas Lape who departed this life May 2, 1813, aged 61 years,
1 month & 1 day."
Abraham Bachman Account Book, Claverack, NY, 1792-1793: Lape, Thomas, page 540.
17. Maria "Potts" Batz was born on 2 May 1755 in Germantown, Columbia, NY and was christened in Christs Evan Lut, Germantown, Columbia, NY. She died on 4 Mar 1849 in Clyde, Galen, Wayne, NY and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Clyde, NY.
Baptized Lutheran Church, Germantown, 21 Jan 1761.
Frederick A. Lape saw Maria Batz (Potts) when he was about 12 years old. She signed a deed April 3, 1835, with
her son Thomas T. Lape, who's wife was Lana Miller, property belonging to her husband, Thomas Lape, & before
to Andreas Lape, who died 1799/1800.
Maria Lape, wife of Thomas, buried at GALEN (CLYDE), WAYNE, NY, 1849: March 26, Maria Lape, Galen,
aged 93 yrs, 10 mos, and 2 dys. This would make her birthdate May 2, 1755.
Maria's parents may have been William and Fanny Potts (Batz) - -Wayne County Historian, 1973.
18. Andries Weatherwax was born on 22 May 1739 in Red Hook, Dutchess, New York. He died on 16 May 1824 in East Greenbush, Rensselaer, NY. Andries married Catharina Reisdorph on 17 Dec 1762 in First Dut Ref Church, Albany, Albany, NY.
Owned property in East Greenbush, Rensselaer, NY, west of the Samuel Lape property in West Sand Lake. He
served in the Revolutionary War and came from Holland before the Revolutionary war.
His gravestone reads:
"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord
From henceforth yea saith the spirit
That they may rest from their labours
And their works do follow them"
19. Catharina Reisdorph was born on 10 May 1745 in Red Hook, Dutchess, New York. She died on 18 Jan 1820 in East Greenbush, Rensselaer, NY.
32. Andries "Löwe" "Löeb" Lape was born about 1730 in Livingston (East Kamp), Columbia, NY. He died on 7 Jul 1800 in Claverack, Columbia, NY and was buried in St Thomas Church, Churchtown, Columbia, NY. Andries married Anna Margaretha Müller about 1749 in Germantown, Columbia, New York.
[Andreas LOEW Sex: M Marriage: Spouse: Maria MUELLER Marriage: 27 Nov 1702 Katholisch,
Guendlingen, Freiburg, Baden ]
Andries Löwe: the "....son of a German immigrant", Biographical review of Schoharie County, pg 29, under
ancestors of Simeon Lape, of Charlotteville, NY.
"The family are of German descent, and his grandparents, both on his father's and mother's side, were residents of
Rensselaer County. On the father's side, of Greenbush, on the mother's, of West Sand Lake. ", BIOGRAPHICAL
SKETCHES, THOMAS LAPE, Rensselaer County Biographies.
THE FREEHOLDERS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF ALBANY, 1763, CLAVERACK - does not show on
Andries Lape leased or purchased property in Churchtown, Columbia County, NY, in the "ten mile tract" of the "
Lower Manor." Andries leased 302 acres of land in Claverack Manor, the original date of the lease being October 28, 1774. He paid 40 bushels of wheat per year in rent, as well as 4 fowls and 2 days "riding" service to the landlord. He showed up on the 1779 Tax List of Claverack District "West", valued at £900, the amount of tax being £161-5-0. (Claverack Township: The History and Heritage, Claverack Bi-Centennial Committee.)
1790 Census of Claverack, Columbia, NY: Andreas Lape, 3WM >16, 3WF; Thomas Lape, 1WM >16, 4WM <16, 2WF
!WILL: Andries Löwe (Lape) Proved 7 July 1800
Columbia County Surrogates Court
Hudson, Col., N.Y.
In the Name of God, Amen. Since it came to pass according to God's Holy Will that I must pay the wages of sin
by death in the course of time as all men must inevitably, I, being of sound mind, have wished the following will
and testament to be carried out as my last will. And of course first of all I commit my soul to my Redeemer Jesus, and request that my body after my death be given a Christian burial. Now as to what pertains to the property of my temporal effects, it is my will that all debts and funeral expenses be paid out of it.
(1) I will to my son Thomas Löwe and to my son Jacob Löwe this farm and dwelling in such a way that both
brothers share alike (wages) forever as to ( ) the property of them and their families.
(2) On the other hand Jacob Löwe and Thomas Löwe are to pay ten pounds to each of their brothers and sisters,
thus that first of all and to be ( ) in the first year to my daughter Catharine and to my daughter Anna and to my
daughter Maria three months after my death ten pounds are to be paid. In the second year after my death ten pounds are to be paid in the second year to my son Samuel. In the third year to my son George. In the fifth year to my grandson John Rosenberger, and in the sixth year to my daughter Elizabeth ten pounds are to paid.
(3) It is my will that my two sons Thomas and Jacob Löwe after my death be obligated to give to my wife
during her lifetime what she requires for her physical needs and Christian maintenance and care.
along with freedom
a calf with necessary feed
But if my wife Margareth, whom I leave behind, should desire to live with one of her children, then these
Thomas and Jacob Löwe are obligated to give their mother twenty pounds of money with two cows but on the
other hand are freed from all other obligations.
(4) My son George (Junior) is to have lodging, board, and clothing for daily needs from his brother Jacob and the
aforementioned George is to help his brother Jacob on the stand, (in the market).
(5) My son Jacob is to maintain my dwelling house as his property, along with the barns. At the same time I
will my iron stove to Jacob Löwe.
(6) I will my loom with all the utensils to my son Jacob and also my Bible, Book of Truths, Christian Sermons
and all of my books and also my wagon, plow, harrow and farm tools with my horse. Finally, my son Jacob is to
have my cows.
To confirm my will I appoint as executor of my will Jacob Kramer, Johannes Silbernagel, and Samuel Löwe and
I have sanctioned it with my name and seal. I being in the best of health, the 16th day of May 1791. Andries
In our presence-Johann Friederich Ries, Sylvans Heyrenbergh, Philip Roth
He is probably buried at St. Thomas Lutheran Church cemetery, no identifiable gravestone.
33. Anna Margaretha Müller was born on 14 Jan 1732 in Loonenburg (West Kamp), Green, NY and was christened on 4 Feb 1732 in Zion Lutheran, Athens, Greene, NY. She died on 5 Oct 1804 in St Thomas Church, Churchtown, Columbia, NY.
Anna Margaretha, b. 14 Jan 1732 - sp.: Willem Herdyk and Anna Cathar. (Loonenburg Luth. Chbk.)
She was confirmed in 1748. (Loonenburg Luth. Chbk.) MARRIAGE: She probably married Andries Lowe. (HJ)
The Palatine Families of N.Y. 1710; Hank Jones, Jr. 1985. She may be buried at St. Thomas Lutheran Church
cemetery, no identifiable gravestone. She may be buried as "Frau von Andries Löwe".
34. George Batz was born on 4 Sep 1734 in East Camp, Columbia, NY. He died in 1818 in Churchtown, Columbia, NY. George married Veronica Loescher in 1st Reformed Church, Germantown, Columbia, NY.
Was a member of St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church, Churchtown, NY, January 5, 1794 (his signature).
35. Veronica Loescher was born in East Camp, Columbia, NY. She died on 5 Jan 1808 in Churchtown, Columbia, NY and was buried in St. Thomas Ev. Luth., Churchtown, NY.
36. Johann Andreas Weiderwachs was born in 1701 in Hoog, Duytsland, Germany. He died on 10 May 1784 in Tamhanick, Albany, NY. Johann married Anna Barbara Loescher on 9 Nov 1724 in Queensbury, Columbia, New York.
Colonial Naturalization: October 24, 1743 as Andrios Widerwax.
WILL: In the name of God Amen. I Andreas Widderwax, Farmer in Tomhanick, Albany County being weak in body. I leave to my first born, Bastian Widderwax 8 shillings for his birth right.
To my son Hannes 231 3/4 acres of land, whereon he now lives in Tamhanick joining the farm on which I now live
with this condition that he pay L80 for the remaining debt on said land, he having a deed for the land from me
To Martin Widderwax the farm whereon I now dwell in Tamhanick at the extent of a farm surveyed for Alexander
Widderwax containing 235 1/2 acres, also our new wagon, a plow, harrow, our pleasure slay, and an iron shot
wood slay of which land and farm he the said Martin is to have a sufficient deed, but he is to give me yearly as
long as God shall spare my life for the maintenance of me and my beloved wife Anna twenty four bushels of wheat,
ten bushels of indian corn, six bushels of rye, and to keep two cows for our use, and after my death he shall be
obliged to give my wife half of the above mentioned maintenance as long as she lives.
To my wife Anna a certain bond given me by Carl Traber of L95 10 shillings lest in case she should not be in need
of the money it shall be used for the payment of debt on the land.
To my son Alexander 200 acres on the river joining Van Antwerps line and the lot of my son Martin; but then he is
to move from the place he now occupies now as it belongs to Martin when he.Martin wants the use thereof,and I
order Alexander that he shalll then quit said place without disturbance or any molestation and he pay L30 for the remaining debt yet on the land.
Next I give to my son David 280 acres of land whereon he lives at present in Tamhanick joining Peter Dody's farm
at Northeast, he to pay L120 for debt on the land.
To my son Peter 269 acres of land in Tamhanick joining the line of Michel Cook at the east, he to pay L110 for the
debt which is on the land as yet.
To my son Jacob 220 acres of land whereon he now lives and whereof he has a deed,but he must pay L20 yet to
settle the debt on the land, which lies in Tamhanick joining the farm of Carl Traver.
To my two daughters, Barbara and Elisebeth, 104 acres in Tamhanick joining the land of my son Hannes.
To my daughter Barbara Tincle, 20 acres in Tamhanick between the farms of my sons Hannes and Peter, to her
and her heirs but after their death to my son Hannes.
I leave 800 acres in Tamhanick joining the Ranslearswyke on Hoosick road where Nicholas Monray lives which
land shall be sold and the money for the payment of the remaining debt on the whole Patent and if it should not be
enough then each of my sons herein mentioned shall pay an equal share till the whole is paid, but if there should
be any over and above this it shall be equally divided between the children of my former wife Barbara,"namently"
Bastian, Henry, Andreas, Anna, Margreth, Anna Maria, Dorothea, Elisabeth and Catherina.
I appoint my trusty firend,Henry Grauberger, and George Wetzel executors.
Dated January 18,1780
Witnesses: Wendel Overacker, Hannes Kebler, farmer, John Clints schoolmaster
Proved May 10,1784, Albany County, confirmed New York September 16,1784.
37. Anna Barbara Loescher was born about 1705. She died in Jun 1739.
38. Lorentz Reisdorph died on 9 Feb 1813. He married Anna Margaret Sarenberger.
39. Anna Margaret Sarenberger died on 10 Nov 1812.
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