M, b. 27 March 1676
|Father||Jaems Woedert de Ruyter d. b 7 Sep 1698|
|Mother||Jannetje Theunis (?) b. 22 Dec 1641|
Jan was born before 27 March 1676 in the City, County & State of New York. On 27 March 1676, he was christened at the New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church in the City, County & State of New York. The witnesses were Jan Ree & Maria Hendricx.1 He was often referred to as Johan. Jan married Eva Jannetje Winne, daughter of Pieter Winne and Tannetje Adams, on 18 December 1697 at the New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church in the City, County & State of New York. Frans Winne & Marretie Woodaard were the witnesses to this marriage.2,3 He and Eva Jannetje were blessed with 3 children.
|Eva Jannetje Winne b. c 1673, d. a 5 Apr 1702|
- [S518] New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church Christening Records, 27 March 1678 - Jan; parents: Jeams [Woeder] Ruyter alias Woodart, Jannetie Theunis; witnesses: Jan Ree, Maria Hendricx.
- [S519] New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church Marriage Records, 18 December 1697 - Johan Woedart, jm van N. Yorck; Eva Winne, jd van N. Albanien, beyde woonende alhier.
- [S1528] Records of Reformed Dutch Church in New York, page 135 - 1700, July 7 - Jan Woodward, Eva Jannetje Winne. Frans Winne, Marretie Woodward, h. v. van Johannis Van der Heide.