Title: Fort, Jerome H., Genealogy of the Fort Family in New York State (Fredonia, NY: Edacra Press, 1993, reprint of 1923)
Note:  From the Internet (July 2003) (1) JAN RINKHOUT, born about 1635, in Pommeren, North Holland, died before 1670 in Albany, New York, and his brother Daniel, were the early bakers in Albany, being there at least as early as 1653. His brother, Daniel, was at Albany in 1653. Daniel died in 1662 when his canoe, loaded with trade goods and bound for Quebec, was caught in a storm on Lake Champlain in 1667. In his will, Daniel gave his house in Albany to Jan and twenty-five guilders to another brother, Aertman, in Pommeren, Netherland Jan married twice: his first wife was Eva Jurriens, by whom he had three daughters and one son; his second wife was Elizabeth Drinckvelt by whom he had no children. Jan bought a farm at Schenectady and in 1670 his wife rented the bakery in Albany to Anthony Lespinard. Jan Rinckhout became a recluse, living and dying alone in a hut on his farm. Children: 1.Jurrison; married before 1698 Maria Theunis Van Huyse 2.MARGARIET, died after 1724; married JEAN LA FORTE alias Liberté 3.Gertruy; married Simon Groot Lysbeth, died after 1720; married Carel Hansen Toll
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