Marriage: 28 - 660,017 Bogardus-Jans


Everhardus Bogardus (28) (b. 1607, d. 1647) was the 2nd domine in the province of New Netherlands.  He arrived in 1633.  In 1638 he married Anneke Jans (660,017), a widow with 4 children and a 162-acre farm on the Hudson River. He had many quarrels with the leaders of New Amsterdam, and was himself charged with drunkenes, meddling, and foul language.  In September 1647, leaving his family behind, Bogardus saild on the Princess bound for Holland to defend himself in court.  The Princess was wrecked in a storm, and Bogardus drowned.