|Official Seal of New Netherland|
"....in his [Robert Sanders] house and lot standing here and lying here in Albany, adjoining to the south and east the street, to the north Harmen Janse Ryckman, and to the west Volkie Jurriaense, widow of the late Jan Van Hoesen...'[Source: Early Records of the City and Colony of Albany and Colony of Rensellaerswyck, 1656-1675, translated by Jonathan Pearson. Vol. 1:410]
Harmen's brother, Jan Janse Ryckman, married Tryntie Janse and settled in Beverwyck. By 1663 Jan was dead, his widow remarried to Eldert Gerbertse Cruyff. They had one son living in 1663 - Albert Janse Ryckman, married to Neeltie Quackenbos. From this line came many of the Ontario Rykman families.
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