Heyltgen de Hooch
F, d. before 1658
|Father||William de Hooch|
Heyltgen was born in Gorinchem, South Holland, Netherlands. Heyltgen married Captain John Underhill, son of John Underhill and Honor Pawley, on 12 December 1628 in The Hague, Holland, Netherlands, at Kloosterkerk.1 She and John were blessed with 3 known children. On 7 April 1630, Heyltgen and her husband, John, left from Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, county Norfolk, England aboard one of the ten vessels of the one of the ten vessels of the Winthrop fleet. Bounded for New England. They arrived at the Boston Harbor in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Also aboard this fleet was Captain Daniel Patrick & his wife. John & Daniel had been hired by Govenor John Winthrop to train the militia. On 12 April 1656, her husband wrote to John Winthrop asking for medicine for her, saying "she daily continues in great pain, receiving last year a pain in her back with lifting a heavy stone and daily increases her pain and descends into her left leg so that she cannot turn in bed, nor go upright by day".2 Heyltgen departed this life before 1658 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.3 She was buried at Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, in the Old Burial Ground (near the Presbterian Church in the Town of Southold.
|Captain John Underhill b. c 1608, d. 21 Jul 1672|
- [S781] Henry C. Shelley, John Underhill Captain of New England and New, page 102 - ...an entry of far greater interest was mande in the Betrothal Records of The Hague. It was to this effect: “John, the son of John Onderheil, cadet in the guard of Prince of Orange, bethrothed 19 November 1628 with Heylten, daughter of William de Hooch, young maiden from Gorinchem, both dwelling at The Hague.”
The above taken from the Betrothal Book of The Hague, part 777; Betrothal and Marriage Records of the Kloosterkerk, part 238.
page 103 - …a similar entry was made in he Betrothal Records of Gorinchem on the 26th November, with additional clause that authority was “given to marry at The Hague.” And a third and final memorandum was entered in the Betrothal Records of the Kloosterkerk at The Hague which, after repeating the particulars quoted above, stated that the marriage was “solemnized the 12 December 1628 in the Kloosterkerk by the minister Ludovicum.”.
- [S457] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, John Underhill - John Underhill wrote to John Winthrop 12 April 1656 asking for medicine for his wife, saying "she daily continues in great pain, receiving last year a pain in her back with lifting a heavy stone and daily increases her pain and descends into her left leg so that she cannot turn in bed, nor go upright by day" [Massachusetts Historical Society Collection 4:7:182-83].
- [S1098] Underhill Genealogy, Volume II: page 3 - ... Tradition states he lost a daugher in Southold, where it is known his wife, Helena, died.