William1 Albertson was at Flatlands, L. I., in 1643. In 1655 Albert Albertson was on the records as living at the west end of the island. Eva Albertson m. 1657, Roeleff Swartwout. In 1682, Wm1 Albertson located a tract of land at Newtown Township, New Jersey. Shortly after he gave the land to his son William and removed to Byberry, Pa. In 1672, Derick Albertson built a mill near Delaware river, half of which was claimed by William Toms. In 1691 Wm. bought a tract in Gloucester Co. for his son, William m. in 1695, Esther Willis, dau. of Henry and Mary, at Westbury.

We have this of 1696.

WILLMETT (now wife of Jauram Roots) formerly m. Albertson, and had children:

  Elisabeth Albertson m. Samuel Coles.
  Derrick Albertson m. Dinah Coles, Will, 1744 exs.
    John Carpenter, David Valentine.
  William Albertson m. Barbara.
  Garrett Albertson m.
Children of DERRICK and Dinah (Coles) Albertson:

  Derrick m. Rebecca Degrove, he d. 1735.
  Daniel m. Elisabeth.
  Penelope m. Jacob Doughty.
  Wilmarth m. a Thornycraft.
  Dinah m. 1696, Benjamin Carpenter, she d. 1738.

Albert, he d. 1730.
  Temperance m. Joseph Coles.
  Mary m. 1726, William Dennis, of Huntington.
  John m. Sarah Powell, dau. of Caleb and Sarah, he
    d. 1750.

The will of JOHN ALBERTSON, dated 1720, proved Aug. 3, 1750, of Islip, Miller, gives wife Sarah, and children Sylvanus, Isaac, Deborah and Crodus, all under age. Executors, Brother John Wood and Richard Willets. Witnesses, Thomas Willets, David Willets, Joseph Dow and Nehemiah Heath.

DERRICK3 ALBERTSON and Rebecca Degrove had:
Richard b. 1736, m. 1764, Sarah Hicks, dau. of Benjamin and Phebe (Titus), he d. 1809.
  Mary m. Benjamin Coles.
Children of RICHARD4 and Sarah (Hicks) Alberton were:
  Hicks5 b. 1765.
  Phebe5 b. 1771.
  Derrick5 died.
  Benjamin5 b. March 16, 1782, m. Sarah Willets, dau. of Thomas and Leah.
  Silas5 b. 1784, m. 1813, Kesia Whitson, dau. of  Henry and Clementine.
Children of BENJAMIN and Sarah (Willets) Albertson:
  Phebe H.6 b. 13, 7, 1806, m. 1835, John C. Merritt,  son of Jesse, she d. 13, 6, 1883.
  Rebecca6 b. 1808, m. 1844, Leonard Searing, son  of Samuel and Phebe.
  Richard6 m. 1844, Phebe Prior, dau. of James.
Thomas H.6 b. 1813, m. 1846, Harriet Townsend, he d. 6, 5, 1874.
  Abigail6 m. 1839, Charles Willis, son of Charles,  he d. 10, 1894.
  Mary P.6 m. 1855, John L. Haviland.
  Hicks6 m. 1838, Elisabeth Willis, dau. of Charles.
  Benjamin6 m. 1848, 1st Elisabeth Jackson; 2d 1856, Martha Jackson, daus. of Jacob and Phebe.
Children of SILAS and Kesia Albertson:
  Sarah6 b. 1815, m. a Tuthill.
  Caroline6 b. 1816, m. Alexander Underhill.
  Phebe6 b. 1818, m. Alexander Underhill.
  Silas6 b. 1825, m. Caroline Lyons.

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