Jeriamias inherited in 1719 and died in 1745. Manor passed to his brother Stephen VR I who was sickly.
Inherited patroonship from brother Jeremias. Stephen was sickly and died in 1747 at age 40.
Stephen inherited at age 5. Presumably the estate was overseen by his guardian until he was 21
Stepphen VR II died at age 27 as one of the richest men of the region. The Manor passed on to his eldest son Stephen VR III who was five.
The estate was controlled by Abraham Ten Broeck until Stephen III was 21 Stephen III attended school in Albany and then New Jersey and Kingston during the Revolution. He graduated from Harvard College in 1782.
Estimated settlement date
Source: Memorial Volume of Hartwyck Synod per Tenny and Howll in their History of Albany County
Shows Beverdam with a few houses
Rensselaerwyck map shows four houses in hill towns
Shows Schoharie - Altamont road and a few houses
About 12 leases signed on the same day
Survey of vacant land prior to recruiting new settlers
Irregular lots were early settlers, regular lot were vacant lands
Recruited from New England and down state