BiographyJacobus Roosevelt was born 1759 in New York City, New York, United States to Jacobus Roosevelt (1724-1777) and Annetje Bogart (c1728-1773) and died 13 August 1840 in New York City, New York, United States of unspecified causes. He married Maria Van Schaak (1773-1845) 8 March 1793 in Kinderhook, New York, United States. Ancestors are from the United States.
He was initally named "Jacobus Roosevelt", but his name was later Anglicized as "James Roosevelt".
Note that Wikipedia confuses this man with his second cousin, Jacobus Roosevelt (1760-1847): he has no Wikipedia article, and links which should refer to him go to his second cousin.