Elizabeth Roseboom Van Schelluyne
Elizabeth Roseboom was born in June 1697. She was the daughter of Albany mainstays Hendrick Roseboom, Jr. and Debora Staats Roseboom. She grew up and lived for a long time in her father's house in Albany's second ward.
In 1765, she was identified as sixty-eight years old when she was questioned by the court about an incident that occurred when she was fifteen. In 1767, she was named on the city assessment roll with her son as the owner of one of the more valuable pieces of property in the city. Elizabeth Roseboom Van Schelluyne died sometime thereafter.
Sources: The life of Elizabeth Roseboom Van Schelluyne is CAP biography number 1599. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted 2/20/06; updated 4/6/13