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Genealogical and Biographical 






226 West 58TH Street, New York. 


Publication Committee : 


Dr. henry R. stiles, Editor Emeritus. 





Abbott Query, 68 

Abstractsof Inscriptions Dutch Church 
Burial Ground, Hopewell, 
Dutchess County, N. Y., 242 

Accessions to the Library, 73, 148, 231, 

Authors, see Contributors 

Bennitt Query, 224 
Biographical Sketches — 

Dwight, Melatiah Everett, i 

King, Samuel Ward, 77 

Striker, Garrit Hopper, 153 

Cleveland, Grover, 237 
Book Notices — 

Abstract of a Genealogical Col- 
lection, 144 

Additional Contributions to the 
History of Christ Church, Hart- 
ford, Conn., 302 

Ancestry of Col. John Harvey of 
Northwood, New Hampshire, 6g 

Ancestry of Jane Maria Green- 
leaf, 71 

Ancestry of Rosalie Morris John- 
son, Daughter of George Calvert 
Morris and Elizabeth Kuhn, 305 

Ancestry of William Francis 
Joseph Boardman, Hartford, 
Connecticut, 72 

Ancestry of Rev. William Howe 
Whittemore, 147 

Ancestors of Abner Brush and 
Laura (Hubbard) Brush, 225 

Andrew Ellicott, His Life and 
Letters, 303 

Anti-Rent War, 224 

Association of Descendants of 
Andrew Ward, 309 

Barnes Family Year Book, 69 

Biographer's Manual of American 
History, 140 

Brief History of Chemung County, 
New York, For the Use of 
Graded Schools, 72 

Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy, 302 

Catalogues of Autographs, Books, 
Manuscripts, Medals, Pedigrees, 
Portraits, Tracts and Other 
Matters Connected with the 
Several Families of the Name 
of Baker, 72 

Cherokee Indians, 141 

Clark Family Genealogy, 225 

Book Notices {continued) 

Class of 1847, The Centennial 

Class, College of New Jersey, 

Princeton, N. J., 69 
Col. Henry Ludington; A Memoir, 


Collections of the Connecticut 
Historical Society, 71 

Collections of the New York His- 
torical Society, 145 

Colonial Families of the U. S. of 
America, 308 

Cooper and Allied Families, 225 

Consanguineous Marriages in the 
American Population, 305 

Continental Congress at Princeton, 

Descendants of James Cole of 
Plymouth, 301 

Dobyns-Cooper and Allied Fam- 
ilies, 226 

Dorchester Day, 302 

Dunham Genealogy, English and 
American Branches, 141 

Elgin Botanic Garden, 226 

English Ancestry of Gov. William 
Tracy of Virginia, and His Only 
Son, Lieut. Thomas Tracy of 
Salem, Mass., and Norwich, 
Conn., 147 

Family of Leete, 227 

Family Records of the Descen- 
dants of Gershom Flagg of 
Lancaster, Mass., 304 

Fitz Randolph Traditions, 69 

Floyd-Jones Family, 147 

Genealogical Collections Relating 
to the Families of Noblet, 145 

Genealogical Notes Relating to 
the English Ancestors of the 
Youngs of Southold, N. Y., 193 

Genealogical Notes of the Car- 
penter Family, 70 

Genealogies of the Lewis and 
Kindred Families, 143 

Genealogy of the Hill, Dean, 
Pinckney, Austin, Barker, An- 
derson, Rhoades and Finch 
Families, 142 

Genealogy of the Jaquett Family, 

Genealogy of Lamb, Rose and 
Others, 72 

Index of Subjects. 

Book Notices {contimied) 

George Morton of Plymouth 
Colony and Some of His De- 
scendants, 306 

Grafton Magazine of History and 
Genealogy, 304 

Graves We Decorate, 72 

Heraldry as Art, 142 

Historic Homes and Institutions 
and Genealogical and Family 
History of New York, 229 

Historical Manual of the Congre- 
gational Church of TopsHeld, 
Mass., 146 

History and Genealogy of the 
Hearne Family, 142 

History of Thomas and Anne 
Billop Farmer and Some of 
Their Descendants in America, 

History of Ulster County, New 
York, 70 

History of St. Marks Church, 230 

In Olde New York, 73 

Jenkins Family Book, 226 

John Watts de Peyster, 307 

Lane Genealogies, 143 

Loomis Family, 309 

Lyon Memorial, 227, 228 

Macomber Genealogy, 143 

Major William Ferguson, 226 

Mattapoisett and Old Rochester, 
Mass., 70 

Men of America, 144 

Middletown Upper Houses, 305 

Monograph of the Southgate 
Family of Scarborough, Maine, 
Their Ancestors and Descen- 
dants, 72 

New England Family Records, 

New Jersey Archives, 144, 306, 307 

New York of Yesterday, 228 

Nicholas Mundyand Descendants 
who Settled in New Jersey in 
1665, 72 

Ogden Family in America, Eliza- 
hethtown Branch and Their 
English Ancestry, 145 

Ontario Historical Society, Papers 
and Records, 146 

Our American Barclays, 301 

Porter Pedigree, 229 

Portsmouth and Newcastle, New 
Hampshire, Cemetery, 146 

Purmort Genealogy, 230 

Record of Marriages, New Fair- 
field, Conn., 213 

Sacketts of America, Their An- 
cestors and Descendants, 70 

Record of the Fargo Family, 141 

Sands Family, 219 

Book Notices [contimied) 

Sanxay Family and Descendants 
of Rev. Jacques Sanxay, 308 

Shakers of Ohio, 146 

Some Special Studies in Gene- 
alogy, 141 

Social Life of Virginia in the 17th 
Century, 69 

Two Centuries of New Milford, 
Conn., 306 

Vital Records of Rhode Island, 

Wadhams Family, 73 

Whitmore Genealogy, 231 

Willis Records; or Records of the 
Willis Family of Haverhill, 
Portland and Boston, 70 

Williamsburg, The Old Colonial 
Capitol, 71 

Woolson-Fenno Ancestry, and Al- 
lied Lines with Biographical 
Sketches, 231 
Brown Query, 139 

Cemetery Inscriptions, see Inscrip- 
Church Records, see Records. 
Cleveland, Grover, Biographical 

Sketch, 237 
Correction, 66 
Contributors — 

Akerly, Lucy Dubois, 58, 129, 193 

Beck, F. C. L., 219 

de Fronsac, The Viscount, 292 

Eardeley, William A., 213 

P^oster, Emma J., 42 

Greene, Richard Henry, 109, 199 

Jack, D. R., 14, 187, 243 

Livingston, Julia R., 42 

Morrison, George Austin, Jr., "]"] 

Mott, Hopper Striker, 153, 269 

Skillman, William Jones, 51, 84, 

Titus, Frank H., 5 

Tracy, Louise, 91 

Van Alstyne, William B., 33, 116, 
179, 277 

Withington, Lothrop, 46, 217 

Wright, Tobias A., i 

Death Notices, see Obituaries. 

Donations to the Library, see Acces- 

Dutchess County, N. Y., Marriages, 

Dwight, Melatiah Everett, Biograph- 
ical Sketch, I 

Dyckman Query, 139, 301 

Early American Merritts Query, 68 
Edson Query, 139 
Errata, 224 

hidc.x of Subjects. 

Flewwelling Query, 68 
Ford Query, 224 

Genealogical Records- 
Dutch Titus Family, 5 
Greene Family of Plymouth Col- 
ony, 109, 199 
Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage, 


Knickerbocker Family, 33, 117. 

Sands Family, 219 

Skillmans in America and Their 
Kin, 51,84, 158,285 

Two Martha Goodspeeds, 9I 
Graveyard Inscriptions, see Inscrip- 
Greene Family of Plymouth Colony, 

109, 199 „ . u ■ 1 

Grover Cleveland, Biographical 
Sketch, 237 

Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage, 269 


Milltown Cemetery, Southeast, 

N-Y.,42 . . ^ u 

Burying Ground, adjoining Dutch 

Church, Hopewell, Dutchess 
Co., N. Y., 242 
Illustrations, see Portraits 

Kelsey Query, 68 

King, Samuel Ward, Biographical 

Sketch, 77 
King Query, 139 
Kip Query, 139 
Knickerbocker Family, 33, 117. J79. 


Low Query, 139 

Lords of Manor of New York, 292 

Marcy Query, 139 
Maris Query, 224 
Mayo Query, 139 
Monnett Query, 139 

Nagel Query, 139 

New Brunswick Loyalists of the W ar 

of the Revolution, 14, 187, 243 
New York Gleanings in England, 46, 


Obder Query, 68 
Obituaries, 223, 300 

Post Query, 139 

Postley, Col. Clarence Ashley, Obit- 
uary, 223 
Portraits — 

Melatiah Everett Dwight, i 

Samuel Ward King, 77 

Garrit Hopper Striker, 154 

Grover Cleveland, 237 

Queries, 68, 139, 224, 300 

Records — 

Abstracts of Inscriptions, Hope- 
well, Dutchess Co., N. Y., 242 

Lords of Manor of New York, 292 

Marriage Records,Dutchess Coun- 
tv, N. Y., 126 

New Brunswick Loyalists in the 
War of the Revolution, 14, 187, 

New Fairfield, now the Town of 
Sherman, Conn., Marriages, 213 

New York Gleanings in England, 

Southold, New York, Town Rec- 
ords, 58, 129 

United Brethren Congregation, 
(commonly called Moravian), 
Staten Island, 17, 93, 167, 253 
Rowland Query, 224 

Seeley Query, 224 , ^,. . ^^^ 

Skillmans of America and Ineir Kin, 

51,84, 158,285 

Smith Query, 301 

Snow, Note, 67 ^ r^ , 

Southold, New York, Town Records, 

Stone, Col. William Leete, Obituary, 
223 „. 

Striker, Maj.-Gen. Garrit Hopper, Bio- 
graphical Sketch, 153 

Society Proceedings, 64, 136, 219 

Titus Family, 5 

Two Martha Goodspeeds, 91 

United Brethren Congregation (com- 
monly called Moravian), of 
Staten Island, 17, 93, 167, 253 

Vermilye Query, 300 
Vrooman Query, 68 

Waldron Query, 300 

Wandell, Townsend, Obituary, 300 

Westvaal Query, 139 


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Genealogical and Biographical 




January, 1908. 


226 West 58TH Street, New ^'oRK. 

Entered July 19, 1879, as Second Class Matter, Post Office at New York. N. Y.. Act of Congress of March 3d, 1879. 

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. 

Publication Committee : 


Dr. henry R. stiles. Editor Emeritus. 





Illustration. Portrait of Melatiah Everett Dwight. M. D., D. D Frontispiece 

1. Melatiah Everett Dwight, M. D.,D.D. By Tobias A. Wright . . i 

2. The Dutch Titus Family. By Frank H. Titus, M.D., Dover, N. H. . 5 

3. New Brunswick Loyalists of the War of the American Rev- 

olution. Communicated by D. R. Jack. (Continued from Vol. XXXVIII, 
page 256) 14 

4. Records of the United Brethren Congregation (Commonly 

CALLED Moravian), Staten Island, N. Y. Baptisms and Births. 
(Continued from Vol. XXXVIII, page 272) 17 

5. The Knickerbocker Family. By William B. Van Alstyne, M.D, . 33 

6. Inscriptions in Milltown Cemetery, Southeast, N. Y. Copied by 

Emma J. Foster and Julia R. Livingston. (Continued from Vol. 
XXXVIII. p. 277) . . . . . . 42 

7. New York Gleanings IN England. Contributed by Lothrop Withing- 

ton. (Continued from Vol. XXXVIII, p. 206) 46 

8. The Sktllmans of America and Their Kin. By William Joiies Skill- 

man, Philadelphia, Pa. (Continued from Vol. XXXVIII, page 302) . 51 

9. Southold, N. Y., Town Records, Vital Stati.stics from Libers D. 

AND E., IN THE TowN Clerk's Office. Contributed by Lucy Dubois 
Akerly, with Notes. (Continued from Vol. XXXVIII, p. 250) . . . 58 

10. Society Proceedings 64 

11. Correction 66 

12. Notes (- 

13. Query. Abbott — Kelsey — Merritt — Obder— Palmer — Flewwelling — 

Vrooman 68 

14- Book Notices 68 

15. Accessions to the Library 73 

16. Wants 75 

notice. — The Publication Committee aims to admit into the Record only such new Genea- 
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neithor the .Society nor its (Joniniittec is responsible for opinions or errors of contributors, wiietiiei 

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Vol. XXXIX. NEW YORK. JANUARY, 1908. No. i 


By Tobias A. Wright. 

Dr. Dwight was born in South Hadley, Mass., Oct. 15, 1841, 
and died Sept. 15, 1907, on the heights of Mt. Holyoke, Mass., 
where his summer home overlooked the place of his birth. He 
was the eldest son of John Dwight of New York City, and grand- 
son of Dr. Elihu Dwight of South Hadley, Mass., who was the 
eldest son of Justus Dwight and grandson of Capt. Nathaniel 
Dwight, both of Belchertown, Mass. The latter was fourth in 
descent from John Dwight of Dedham. His mother was Nancy 
Shaw Everett, daughter of Metcalf Everett of Foxboro, Mass., 
the son of John Everett and Melatiah Metcalf, daughter of 
Samuel Metcalf of Wrentham, Mass. 

Dr. Dwight's boyhood and youth were spent in New York 
City, where his father was laying the foundation of a business 
prosperity that became the source of widely distributed benevo- 
lence. He studied in the public schools of this city, and the 
New York University Grammar School; graduated from the 
College of the City of New York in i860; studied medicine at 
Thirteenth Street Medical College, graduating with the degree, 
of M. D. from the latter in 1864; studied theology at Andover 
Theological Seminary, and was graduated in 1866. Being under 
appointment by the American Board of Commissioners for 
Foreign Missions as missionary to Turkey, he continued his 
medical studies at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, 1866-1867, 
travelled in Europe, Egypt and the Holy Land, 1 867-1 868, but 
on his return was constrained by ill health to give up his ap- 
pointment as foreign missionary, and seek a home-missionary 
field. He was ordained and installed February, 1869, over the 
Congregational Church of Onarga, Illinois, where he remained 
until 1879, and was then called to the Congregational Church of 
Fairfield, Iowa, of which he was the pastor until 1888, when he 
resigned on account of pulmonary trouble. Being obliged to 
relinquish the active work of the ministry, and place himself 
under medical treatment, he removed to Plainfield, N. J., where 
he remained for eleven years. In 1900 he was called to New 
York City to be the companion of his aged father, (whose death 

2 Rev. Melatiah Everett Dwight, M.D., D.D. [Jan., 

occurred in November, 1903,) and continued his winter residence 
here, summering at Northampton, Mass., until the time of his 

During the years of his pastorate in churches and his mis- 
sionary work, he not only won a strong and commanding 
influence in the communities where he lived, but came to wide 
recognition in ecclesiastical affairs in the local and State asso- 
ciations of his denomination. He was made a trustee in the 
Congregational Church Building Society in 1906, and received 
that same year the degree of D. D. from Parsons College. 

Dr. Dwight took a very active interest in the " National 
Federation of Churches and Christian Workers " and gave much 
of his time and means to the Inter-Church Conference on Feder- 
ation, held in New York City in 1905, acting as Chairman of 
Committee on Meetings. In fact it was largely through his 
efforts and financial contribution that an exhaustive report of 
that organization was published in book form. 

The leading religious Journals of this country have published 
extended obituaries of Dr. Dwight, paying high tribute to his 
zeal, to the beauty of his character, and his successful labors in 
the service of his divine Master, and it is not the purpose of this 
memorial to enlarge upon the record of the noble service of 
this man in the Church — abler pens have told the story of his 
devotion — but rather to treat of his work in our own Society. 

When in 1894 he became a member of the New York Genealog- 
ical and Biographical Society, and began attending its meetings, 
no one could have predicted that this modest gentleman, small 
in stature and pale of face, bearing evidence of ill-health and 
constitutional feebleness, was destined soon to lead in the work 
of the Society, become the strong, loyal and trusted friend of 
every member, and largely instrumental in the upbuilding of 
our cause. Becoming interested in genealogical and historical 
studies, Dr. Dwight began giving to the world the results of his 
researches in 1898 by publishing a genealogical record and 
history of ^'■The Kirbys of New England" followed in 1901, by 
"■The Journal of Nathaniel Dwight, 177s •" Recognizing the 
assistance he had received in the preparation of these works 
from our Society's publications and Library, he began devoting 
himself to increasing and enlarging their resources, by giving of 
his own time and means, and by his enthusiasm and energy 
stimulating his fellow members to greater efforts, appealing to 
the strong, encouraging the weak, and harmonizing all with the 
matchless grace of his charming personality. He recognized 
the need of cooperation, and with magical diplomacy he brought 
men together and held them for good. Who could resist the 
kindly smile and the flashes of subtle humor that made his 
presence so agreeable? Who could go out of that presence 
without feeling that he had been in touch with a nobility without 
ostentation, a royalty without arrogance ? In 190 1 he was elected 
a member of the Board of Trustees, and in the following year 
editor of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. 
Though his predecessors had been such learned and eminent 

igoS.] Rev. Melatiah Everett Divight, M. D., D.D. 3 

genealogists as Dr. Henry Reed Stiles and the late Dr. Samuel S. 
Purple, the magazine grew in importance and dignity under his 
guidance, wielding a wider influence. He took special pride in 
this publication, defraying the expense of illustrations out of his 
private means, contributing to the cost of indexing its volumes 
each year, and paying the entire outlay of making a complete 
index of subjects of thirty-eight volumes of the Record from the 
beginning of its publication in 1869, down to 1907, which the 
Society printed. This was the work he loved, and perhaps no 
where did his abilities show to better advantage. 

To him genealogy was as legitimate a study as any other 
branch of history, leading him into the past in quest of types of 
pure manhood. It was a great storehouse from which to draw 
examples of goodness and greatness to be emulated and imitated, 
and of vice and vileness to be abhorred and avoided. The 
gartered knight and the crest of royalty had no special charm 
for him; "The simple annals of the poor" developed fields as 
rich in christian virtues, and the blood of simple, honest yeomen 
transmitted traits as worthy of emulation. 

In 1905 he was unanimously elected President of the Society 
in which capacity he served with marked ability until the time of 
his demise. For many years he served as the Society's necrolo- 
gist, and it will long be remembered by those who attended the 
annual meetings with what reverence and sympathy he read the 
brief memoirs which he had carefully prepared of the Society's 

His benevolence was boundless, and his daily generosity 
proved the very love he had of giving. The extent of his charity 
will never be known, for it was absolutely without ostentation. 
He waited not for appeals but watched for opportunities to assist 
the poor and needy, and found them in plenty. Of such was this 
man whose gentle spirit has gone to the Great Eternal and whose 
kindly face we shall see no more. 

Dr. Dwight was a member of the New England Historic- 
Genealogical Society, the New York Academy of Science, the 
Rhode Island Chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati, and the 
New York Gamma Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He 
married in Jacksonville, 111., June 23, 1870, Helen McClure Kirby, 
daughter of Rev. William Kirby and Hannah McClure Wolcott, 
who with three sons and two daughters survive him. 

The action of the Board of Trustees of the New York Genea- 
logical and Biographical Society, the Committee of the Congre- 
gational Church of Fairfield, Iowa, the Congregational Church 
Building Society, and the City College Club of New York, form 
an appropriate addition to this tribute to Dr. Dwight: 

At a joint meeting of the Board of Trustees and of the 
Executive Committee of the New York Genealogical and Bio- 
graphical Society held in the Society's office, November 12, 1907, 
it being the first formal Fall meeting of the Board of Trustees 
following the death of our late President, Rev. Melatiah Everett 

4 Rev. Melatiah Everett Dwight, M.D., D.D. [Jan., 

Dwight, D. D., M. D,, the following resolutions were unanimously 
passed, viz.: 

Whereas, death has removed from our midst our late President, 
Rev. Melatiah Everett Dwight, D. D., M. D., who in addition to 
his office as President, Trustee and Necrologist of the Society, 
and Editor of the Record, had for many years served as a member 
of the Executive Committee, and: 

Whereas, his excellent judgment, genial disposition and 
uniform gentleness and courtesy of manner, had endeared him 
to all members of the Board of Trustees and of the Executive 

Resolved, that in his death the Society, Board of Trustees 
and Executive Committee have lost a most valuable associate 
whose memory will always be dear to those with whom he was 
brought in contact: 

Resolved, that these Resolutions be engrossed and a copy 
sent to the family of Doctor Dwight; and that they be spread 
upon the minutes of this Society, and that a copy of them be 
published in the January, 1908, issue of The New York Genea- 
logical AND Biographical Record. 

Fairfield, Iowa, September 26, 1907. 
Dear Mrs. Dwight and Family: 

We, as a church, desire to express our sympathy for you in 
your deep affliction. It is only a few days since we heard that 
our beloved pastor of former days has been called to be with our 
Heavenly Father in the Home above. We hope that you will be 
sustained, and that strength will be given you to bear this great 
loss. We feel that it is our loss too, for we remember his kind- 
ness of heart toward every one, his broad sympathies. His life 
with us was a blessing and a benediction and we are thankful 
to our Heavenly Father that we had him with us in the years 
that are past. Very sincerely yours, 

Mrs. a. S. Jordan, 
F. J. L. Black, 
Mrs. John Wells, 
Committee in behalf of the Church. 

At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of The Congregational 
Church Building Society, held on Wednesday, September 18, 
1907, the following resolutions were presented by the Rev. 
Charles L. Goodrich, pastor of the First Congregational Church 
of Plainfield, N. J., of which Mr. Dwight was a member, and 
they were unanimously adopted: 

Whereas it has pleased Almighty God in his wise providence 
to take out of this world our fellow-Trustee, Rev. Melatiah 
Everett Dwight, D. D., 

Resolved: That we, the Board of Trustees of the Congre- 
gational Church Building Society, do hereby express our sense 
of the great loss which the Board sustains in this removal, 
gratefully recognizing the able as well as faithful and interested 

igo'.] The Dutch Titus Family. ^ 

service which he rendered this Society; that we put on record 
our appreciation of his personal character, the genial and cheery 
temperament with its gleams of humor, the mind keen and alert 
with unusual originality of thought and expression, the spirit 
devout, consecrated, singularly unworldly, the heart full of human 
kindness, the hands rich in helpfulness, finding many ways even 
in years of partial illness to minister to humanity. A brother 
beloved, one of God's chosen ones has gone from us. 

Resolved: That we extend to the bereaved family our re- 
spectful sympathy and pray for them the consolations of the Son 
of God. 

Voted: That this minute be spread upon the records of this 
Society and a copy sent to his family. 

William Haves Ward, Chairman. 
Attest: Charles H. Richards, Secretary. 

Ch. E. Hope, Recording Secretary, 

To THE Family of Rev, Melatiah E. Dwight: 

At the last meeting of the City College Club, it was unani- 
mously resolved that in the death of Rev. Melatiah E. Dwight, 
long and honorably known as a loyal and distinguished alumnus 
of the College of the City of New York, the club has suffered 
the loss of one of its noblest members. 

The City College Club sends its sympathy to you in your 
bereavement and trusts that the memory of a good name and 
work done efficiently will be a source of consolation. 

John Lieberman, Secretary. 
Ferdinand Shack, President. 


By Frank H, Titus, M.D., Dover, N, H. 

This might with propriety be called the American Titus 
family, as it originated, as far as the name is concerned in Kings 
Co., N. Y. 

The founder of the family was Titus Syrachs De Vries, who 
according to Bergen's Register of Early Settlers of Kings County, 
and Riker's yi «««/.? of Newtown, immigrated to this country at an 
early date. He was part owner of a gristmill operated by horse- 
power in New Utrecht in 1660, He was Lieut, of an Infantry 
Co, of Flatbush in 1673, and was probably promoted, as he is also 
styled Captain. That he was probably of the noble De Vries 
family of Holland is indicated not only by his name, which should 
have been Titus Syrachs simply had he been of the commonalty, 
but more suggestively that some of his children at least were 
baptized as Tryntje Titus De Vries, Syrach Titus De Vries, etc. 

For some reason difficult to conjecture his children all seem 
to have dropped the name of de Vries and adhered to the less 


6 The Dutch Titus Family. [Jan., 

euphonious one, which, in accordance with the untrammeled 
custom of the time, they spelled as the fancy of the moment 
suggested Tetus, Tietus, Tites, Titos, Tytus or more often Titus. 
There still remains one branch which uses the spelling " Tytus," 
but the other forms seem to have disappeared. 

Possibly the change of the name was in the nature of pro- 
tective imitation as practiced by various forms of animated 
creatures lower than the human. Dutch blood was probably not as 
highly esteemed just after the land had passed from Dutch into 
English control as it is in- our day, and the Britons have never 
been specially noted for tender consideration of the susceptibilities 
of those unwise enough to have been born under other skies. 
So the proximity of the large Titus family of English descent, 
who were numerous in the adjoining county, may have suggested 
the adoption of the father's given name according to the Dutch 
usage as a means of escaping the undesirable advertisement of 
their foreign blood. Or they may have felt the incongruity a 
noble name and the plebian occupations necessary for wringing a 
livelihood out of a new country. Be that as it may, De Vries 
they were; Titus their descendants are. 

1. Titus* Syrachs De Vries, resided in Flatbush, where he d. 
1688 (Bergen), or 1690 (Riker); he m. Jannetje Teunise, dau. of 
Teunis Janse Coeverts (Covert) and Barbara (Lucas or Jans). 

2 i. Tryntje," bap. 1663. 

ii. Teunis, m. 1699, Mary Barre, went to Mansfield Tp., 
Burlington Co., N. J., and from there, about 17 14, to 
parts unknown, possibly Virginia. 

3 iii. Francis, d. 1764, Bush wick, N. Y. 

4 iv. Syrach, b. 1679; d. 1761, Bensalem, Pa. 

v. Janetje, b. 1682. 

vi. Arays, signed "Tietus," was in Flatbush in 1693. 
vii. Phebe, m. Johannes Simensz, son of Sigismund Lucas. 

(Riker, Hist. Harlem?^ 
viii. Femmetje, m. 1692, John Hegeman of Flatbush. 

2. Tryntje* Titus (Titus Syrachs De Vries'), bap. 1663; m. 
1683, Johannes Van Ekelen, who d. about 1697. Children: 

i. Johannes.* 

ii. Johanna, 
iii. Geesje. 
iv. Jannetje, b. 1689; d. inf. 

V. Jannetje, b. 1691. 
vi. Anna, 
vii. Helena. 

3. Francis" Titus (Titus' ) d. 1764, Bushwick, N. Y.; m. (i) Antie 
Fonteyn. She was the widow, first of Jacob Jansen, by whom 
she had two children, Annetie and Catherine; and second of 
Maurits Covert, by whom she had: Tunis, b. 1691; m. another 
Antie Fonteyn; Charles, b. 1693; Mauritz, b. 1696; Sarah, b. 1697. 

They probably had no children. He m. (2) Elizabeth , and 



















.] The Dutch Titus Family. 7 

Francis,* b. 1728; d. 1802, Bush wick, N. Y. 





John, was Capt. in Col. Van Brunt's Regt., Kings Co. 

Militia, in the Revolution. 
Janetje, was dead in 1792. 
Johannes, d. 1799. 
Charles, d. 1802. 
Christina, b. 1747; d. 1816, New York City. 

4. Syrach" Titus (Titus'), b. 1679; d. 1761, Bensalem, Bucks 
Co., Pa.; m. Aeltje Webs. Children: 

i. Geertie, b. 1698. 

12 ii. Francis, d. 1784. 
iii. Cornelis, b. 1722. 

13 iv, Syrach (prob). 

5. Francis* Titus (Francis," Titus'), b. 1728; d. 1802, Bushwick, 
N. Y.; m. (i) 1757, Cornelia Duryea, dau. of Chas. and Cornelia 
(Schenck); in 1781 he m. (2) Catherine Voortman, a widow. 
Children, probably all by first wife: 

i. Francis,* m. (i) Maritie Bennet. In March, 1804, they 
were "of Newtown." He m. (2) Eyda (perhaps 
Debevoise) and signs deeds with her from April, 
1805, to Nov., 1833, being described as a farmer of 
Bushwick. In Aug., 1835, he signs alone. Francis 
was appointed Lieut, of the Kings Co. troops in 1787, 
promoted to Capt. 1796, to ist Maj. 1807, and in 1815 
he resigned as Lt.-Col. He served in the War of 181 2. 
ii. Elizabeth, ) ^^^ ^^ ^^^^^ ^ j^^ Meserole. 
in. Cornelia, \ ■' 

iv. Harampie, b. 1762; d. 1814; m. David Van Cott. 
Lucretia or "Cretia," who according to N. Y. Marriages m. 
Abraham Polhemus in 1770, is said to be of this family. This can 
hardly be, as Francis was first m. in 1757, and could not have a 
marriageable dau. in 1 7 70. Besides which, a granddau. of Abraham 
Polhemus now (1907) living in New York City, hale and lively at 
the age of 91, knows of her grandmother, and states that she was 
Christina* (Francis," Titus'), as given elsewhere. 

6. Antie * Titus (Francis," Titus ' ), m. Johannes (or Isaac) Blank. 

i. Elizabeth,* b. 1762. 
ii. Frans Titus, b. 1764. 

7. Elizabeth* Titus (Francis," Titus'), m. 17^,4, Dirk Duryea, 
who was dead in 1794. Children: 

i. John.* 
ii. Carel, bap. 1755. 

8. Janetje' Titus (Francis," Titus'), d. before 1792; m. i763(?), 
Thos. Skillman, b. 1736, son of Joseph and Sarah (Meserole); was 
a Lieut, of Militia in the Revolution. Children: 

8 The Dutch Titus Family. [Jan., 

14 i. Joseph/ b. 1763; d, 1809. 

15 ii. Francis, b. 1764. 

iii. Sarah, b. 1766; m. Martin Schenck, son of Martin and 
Ida (Suydam). 

16 iv. Thomas, b. 1770; d. 1833, Smithville, N. Y. 

9. Johannes* Titus (Francis,' Titus*), d. 1799; m. 1755, Lena 
Andries (Leah Anderson), dau. of Herman. He was ist Maj. in 
Col. Van Brunt's Regt. of Kings Co. Militia in the Revolution, 

17 i. Francis J.* 

ii. Mary, m. Jonathan Williams, 
iii. Elizabeth, m. Peter Miller, 
iv. Leah, m. Chas. De Bevoise. 
10. Charles' Titus (Francis,* Titus'), d. 1802; m. Sarah 
Rapelye, dau. of Folkert. Children: 
i. Folkert.* 
ii. Jane. 

iii. Charles, d. 1807; m. Anne Jenkins; no children, 
iv. Sarah, b. 1776; d. 1838; m. John Schenck. 
V. Elizabeth, m. Jno. De Bevoise. 
vi. Matilda. 

11. Christina' Titus (Francis,* Titus'), b. 1747; d. 1816, New 
York City; m. 1770, Abraham Polhemus, who was b. 1742. 

i. Theodorus,* b. 1771; d. unm. 1802. 

ii. Elizabeth, b. 1772; d. 1839; m. Thos. Stagg, b. 1771; d. 
1837; son of Thomas and Jane (Stagg), 2d wife. 
No children. 

18 iii. Francis, b. 1775; d, 1818. 
iv. Ann, b. 1777; d. unm. 

19 V. Helena, b. 1783. 

vi. Abraham Brinkerhoff, b. 1789; d. 1798. 

12. Francis' Titus (Syrach,* Titus'), d. 1784, Middletown, 
Bucks Co., Pa.; m. 1734, Mary Clark. Children: 

20 i. Francis,* d. 1800. 

ii. Martha, d. 1816; m. Abraham Slack; no children men- 
tioned in her will. Lower Mansfield Tp., Bucks 
Co., Pa. 

21 iii. Elizabeth, m. Hellings. 

22 iv, John. 

23 V. Timothy, d. 1779. 
vi. Samuel. 

24 vii. Tunis, d. before 1784. 

13. Syrach' Titus (Syrach,* Titus'), served in Bensalem Militia 
in the Revolutionary War. (Serick.) Child: 

25 i. William,* b. 1779-80. 

14. Joseph* Skillman (Janetje' Titus, Francis," Titus'), b. 1763; 
d. 1809; m. 1790, Mary Scudder, dau. of Jos. and Mary (Budd). 

i. John Scudder,* b. 1791. 
ii. Thos., b. 1793; d. 1793. 

i9o8.] The Dutch Titus Family. 9 

15. Francis* Skillman (Jannetje* Titus, Francis,' Titus'), b. 
1764; m. 1785, Anne Schenck, b. 1768, dau. of Martin and Ida 
(Suydam), of the 5th generation from Joris Jansen de Rapelj6. 

i. Jane,* b. 1786. 

ii. Martin, b. 1789; d. 1800, of yellow fever, 
iii. Thomas, 1791. 
iv. Abigail, b. 1794; d, unm, 1861. 

V. John, b. 1797. 

16. Thomas* Skillman (Janetje* Titus, Francis,* Titus' ), b. 1770; 
d. 1833, Smithville, N. Y.; m. 1788, Jerusha Rogers, Children: 

i. Thomas,* b. 1789. 
ii. Rachel, b. 1792; d. 1876; m. Danl. Hudson, b. 1779; d. 

1875, Northport, N. Y. 
iii. Josiah, b. 1794. 

iv. Sarah, b. 1797; d. 1847; m. Isaac Sanzy. 
V. Joseph, b. 1802. 
vi. Maria, b. 1804; m. Elisha Green. 
vii. Jane, twin to last, m. 1827, F. T. Spees. 
viii. Elsey, b. 1808; d. unm. 1837. 
ix. Francis Martin, b. 181 2. 
(For further data of the Skillmans see the article on that 
family now running in the Record.) 

17. Francis J.* Titus (Johannes,* Francis,* Titus'), was of 

Williamsburgh in 1848; m. Iddy , He is said to have m. for 

second wife Rim ay De Bevoise, who afterward m. a Cutting, but 
Iddy survived him, and Rimay is elsewhere mentioned as the 
widow of one J. Titus. Children: 

i. Francis J.,*m. Harriet A. ; not mentioned in will. 

ii. Johannes, 
iii. George. 

iv. Helene, m. Wm. G. Hoffman, and had: Wm. G.; John 
H.; Mary E., who m. Wm. C. Herbert; and Louisa, or 
Eloisa L., m. Jas. Grogan. 

18. Francis* Polhemus (Christina* Titus, Francis,* Titus'), b. 
1775; d. 1818; m. 1797, Phebe Caseman, b. 1778; d. 1823. Children: 

i. Abraham F.,* b. 1797; d. 1847. 
ii. Eliza Ann, b, 1799; m. (i) Jno. Bradshaw, New York 

City; m. (2) Bausher. 

iii. Christina Maria, b. and d. 1805. 
iv. Christina Titus, b. 1807; d. 1821. 
v. Theodorus, b. and d. 181 1. 

vi. Cornelia Van Wyck, b. 18 13; m. Wm. E. Stagg, and 
had: Geo. Webb; Anna; Virginia; Wm., who m. 
Sarah Guinup; Charles, and Cornelia, 
vii. Phebe Duryea, b. 1816; m. 1837, Benj. F. Stagg, and had: 
Cornelia; Emma G., who m. Henry Gallagher; and 
Marie Louise. Mrs. Stagg still lives (July, 1907) in 
New York City with her second daughter, to whom 
the writer is indebted for much of the foregoing data. 

19. Helena* Polhemus (Christina* Titus, Francis,* Titus'), b. 
1783; ra. 1804, Daniel Riker of New York City. Children: 

lO The Dutch Titus Family. [Jan., 

i. Jane Rapelyea/ b, 1807; m. Robt. M. De Witt, 
ii. Abraham Polhemus, b. 1809; d. 1884; m. Harriet M. 

Vaughn, and had: Chas. E,, a wellknown dealer in 

surgical instruments in New York; Oscar, and 

Albert Porter, 
iii. Christina Titus, b. 181 1; unm. 

iv. Henry, b. 1813; m. Campbell; no children, 

V. Edwin,, b. 1815; d. young, 
vi. Edgar, b. 18 16. 
vii. Elizabeth Stagg, b. 18 19; m. (i) Alpheus Stocking, by 

whom she had two daus.; m. (2) Moses Tapley, no 

viii. Ann Polhemus, b. 1822; m. Wm. Ross Wallace (poet), 

and had one son. 
ix. Helen, b. 1826; m. Harvey Stocking, and had several 


20. Francis* Titus (Francis,* Syrach," Titus'), d. 1800, Bucks 
Co., Pa. He was a Lieut, of the 4th Co., 3d Battalion of Asso- 
ciators (Col. Wm. Robb), in 1780; m. 1763, Jean H, (orK.) Fagen. 

i. Francis." 

ii. Rebecca, m. Van Arsdalen. 

iii. Mary, m. Vansant. 

iv. Margaret, m. Wilcoxe. 

21. Elizabeth* Titus (Francis,* Syrach,' Titus'), m. Hel- 

lings. Children: 

i. John.' 

ii. Tunis, m. ; had dau. Martha, who m. White, 

iii. Samuel, 
iv. Jesse. 

V. Jacob. 

22. John* Titus (Francis,* Syrach,'' Titus'). Children: 

i. John,^ 
ii. Abraham. 

23. Timothy* Titus (Francis/ Syrach," Titus'), d. 1801, Bristol 
Tp., Bucks Co., Pa.; m. 1764, Martha Wright, who d. between 
Feb. and Nov., 1801. Children: 

i. Edith, m. Geo. Bergen, and had son Chas. Titus. 

ii. Sarah, m. 1787, Jas, Van Hart. 

iii. Mary, m. Stacklehouse, who d. 1801. They had: 

Rachel; Martha, and Sarah, 
iv. Ira. 

24. Tunis* Titus (Francis,* Syrach,* Titus'), was dead in 1784. 

i. Archible,' had dau. Martha. 

ii. Tunis. 

iii, Mary, m. Bennet. 

iv. Elizabeth, m. Van Horn. 

V. Martha. 

25. William* Titus (Syrach.* Syrach,' Titus' ), b. 1779-80, Buck- 
ingham Tp., Bucks Co., Pa. Children: 

i. Syrach (Seruch),* had two daus. who lived in Md. 

igoS.] The Dutch Titus Family. 1 1 

ii. John, b. 1812; d. 1876; m. Martha J., dau. of Josiah 

Shaw Buck, and had: Henry C, and Amanda Welsh, 

who lived in Philadelphia in 1880. 

(In this same township in 1823 d. a widow, Deborah Titus, 

possibly widow of this Wm. She mentions in her will her 

children David, William, Seruch, who had children, Elizabeth, 

who had children, Deborah and Mary.) 

Harman Titus of Bensalem, Bucks Co., Pa., who d. 1822, was 
perhaps a son oione of the brothers of Francis (No. 12). He m, 

Susan . Children: 

i. Harman, b. 1778; d. 1858; m. Edith Lewis. Had: 

1. Jacob, b. 1826; d. 1903, Tacony, Pa.; m. Harriet 

Ash ton; had seven children. 

2. Wm. R., b. 1821; d. 1890, Holmesburg, Pa.; m. 

Ellen Soley; left many descendants, among 
them Harry and Emerson Titus of Holmesburg. 

3. David, b. 1823; d. 1890; m. Rachel Snyder, and 

had three children. 

4. Howard, b. 1817; d. 1871; m. Mary E. Hughes, 

and had twelve children, among them atty. 
Frank, of Kansas City, and Lincoln G., of 
Columbus, O. 

5. Jane, b. 1829; m. Francis Le Pierre, and now 

lives in Camden, N. J. She had three chil- 
dren, one, Harriet A., a teacher in Camden. 

6. Elizabeth, b. 1818; m, Jos. Jackson, of Holmes- 

burg, Pa. Had twelve children, 
ii. Edward or Edmond, unm. 

iii. Jacob, m. . 

iv. Catherine, unm. 

v. Nancy, m. Scott, and had three children. 

vi. Susan, m. Isaac Johnson, 
vii. Uzine, unm. 

viii. Elizabeth, m. Worthington; no children. 

ix. Sarah, m. Tunis Le Bon. 
X. Tunis, unm. 
xi. Minah. 
xii. Ann. 
In Loudoun Co., Va., are a number of the family, probably 
descended from Teunis. They trace back to a family of brothers 
and sisters as follows: 

i, Tunis, d. 1848, in Goresville, Va. He m. Sarah Pur- 
dem, and had: 

1. Nancy, m. Geo. Woolford, Bolington, Va. 

2. Edith, m. Jno. Fawley, Taylorstown, Va. 

3. Jeremiah, d. 1896, Coles Co., 111.; m. Susan 


4. Wm., d. 1852, Goresville, Va.; m. Jane Brown; 

had six children. 

5. Louis, d. young. 

6. Elizabeth, unm. 

7. Emeline, m. Solomon Cooper, Bolington, Va. 

I 2 The Dutch Titus Family. [Jan., 

8. Tunis, b. 1816; d. 1899, Leesburg, Va.; m. 1841, 

Mary Hunter, and had eight children; among 
them Thos. S. Titus of Leesburg, to whom the 
writer is indebted for many courtesies. 

9, Amanda, m. Josiah Shoemaker, Leesburg, Va. 
10. Margaret, rri. John L. Stout, also of Leesburg. 

ii. Itom, whose children were: 

1. Rev. Timothy Tillman, Gettysburg, Pa., m. 

Rachel M. L. Witherow, and had seven children. 

2. Samuel, m. Mrs. McNeer, and had two children. 

3. Armistead, Neersville Va., m. Hannah Virts; 

seven children. 

4. Washington. 

5. Mary Ann, unm. 

6. Catherine. 

7. Julia, d. unm. 

8. Deborah, d. unm. 

9. Sabra, d. young, 
iii. John, imm. 

iv. Elizabeth, unm. 
v. Deborah, unm. 

vi. Dau., name unknown, m. , and had a dau. who m. 

Wilson, and had a dau who m. Yates. 

Francis Tytus, son of John, was b, in this same Co. in 1742; in 
1763 he m. Margaret Winecoop, and d. in 1803-12. They had: 

i. Elizabeth, b. 1764; m. John Dungan in Hampshire Co., 

Va.; moved to Circleville, Ohio; had: Tytus Dungan. 

ii. Tunis, b. 1767; m. (i) Mary Kelley, 1793, in Loudoun 

Co.; she d. 1798; no children; he m. (2) about 1800, 

Jane Torbert. Children: 

1. Elizabeth, b. 1801; m. about 1820, Peter Bruner; 

four children. 

2. Margaret, b. 1803; m. 1823, Moses Collis, and 

had one son. 

3. Francis J., b. 1806; moved to Middletown, Ohio; 

m. (i) 1831, Sarah Martin; she d. 1841; no 
adult children; he m. (2) Sarah Butler, and 
had: Emma J., b. 1844; m. Rev. C. Monjean, 
Topeka, Kan. Edward, b. 1845; i^- Tillie 
Davis, New Haven, Conn. Lizzie P., m. C. 
Gardner, Cincinnati, Ohio. John B., b. 1849; 
m. Minnie Ewing, Middletown, Ohio. 

4. Harriet, b. 1809; m. Wm. Russell; five children., 

5. Evaline, b. 1816; m, John McLean; no children. 
The first wife of Francis d. and in 1768, he m. Jane Patterson. 

They had: 

iii. Ann, b. 1779; i^- (0 John Simpson; m. (2) Jos. Carter. 

iv. Sarah, b. 1781; m. Kendrick; moved to Ohio. 

v. Rebecca, b. 1783; m. Jas. Craig, Loudoun Co., Va. 
This line adheres to the spelling " Tytus;" but the recurrence 
of the family names is a good indication that they were of the 
same stock as the "Titus" family in the same neighborhood; 

1908.] The Dutch Titus Family. 1 3 

and the County records reveal the fact that they did not always 
adhere to the one spelling, but used both indiscriminately. 

Titus Titus seemed to have been a favorite name with the 
older generation. Besides Titus' (Francis," Titus'), there are 
known to have been five others if not more. 

Tites Tites and his wife, Mary Morgan, were sponsors at a 
baptism, 1726. 

Titus Titus m. Jane Boudet, 1726; had dau. Antje. 
Titus Titus ra. Blandina Van Pelt about 1722, and had: 

i. Aeltje, b. 1724; m .Cornelus Bouman, and had dau. 

Aeltje, b. 1745. 
ii. Sara, b. 1726. 
iii. Maria, b. 1728. 
iv. Antje, b. 1734. 
v. Marytje, b. 1736. 
vi. Teunis, b. 1740. 
Tetus Tetus m. Rebecca Boerum, 1770. 
Tetus Tetus m. Jemima Townsend of Oyster Bay, 1775. 
Tetus Titus, b. about 1750; d. about 1824; m. Polly Johnson; 
lived in Beaver Co., Pa., and Tioga Co., N. Y.; d. in Scotia Co., 
Ohio. Children: 

i. Lydia, b. 1792; d. 1888; m. Michael Coryell; seven 

children, thirty grandchildren, 
ii. Anna, d. in childhood. 

iii. Samuel, b. 1796; d. 1859, Scioto Co., Ohio; m. Clarisa 
Coryell; eleven children, forty grandchildren, among 
them Dr. Arthur Titus of Portsmouth, Ohio, father 
of the present writer, 
iv. John, Penn Yan, N. Y.; had children. 
V. James, m. Lydia Collis; six children, 
vi. Arthur, b. 1808; d. 1875^^ m. Elizabeth Willis; nine 

children, thirty-seven grandchildren, 
vii. Susan, d. unm. 

viii. Hannah, m. John Snodgrass; nine children, forty-two 
ix. Stephen, d. 1848; m, Susan Rockwell; six children, 

nine grandchildren. 
X. Sally, m. Halleck Mapes; four children, twelve grand- 
xi. Betsey, m. James Collis; three children, 
xii. Rebecca, d. about 20 years old. 
There are also Titus families in Brooklyn, N. Y., and in' 
Camden, N. J., evidently of this stock, but whose connection 
with the parent stem cannot at present be demonstrated. 

From the foregoing it will be seen that the available inform- 
ation of this family is very fragmentary, and as a search through 
the usual channels fails to yield further data, this article is pub- 
lished not only to put on record in a tangible shape the little 
already known, but in the hope that it may be the means of 
eliciting further information from sources hitherto undiscovered. 
Any additional items of the family history will be gladly wel- 
comed by the writer. 

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1908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. 17 


Baptisms and Births, 

Sr.— Sister— A Communicant. M. M.— Married Man. 

Br.— Brother— A Communicant. S. M.— Single Man. 


M. W. — Married Woman. 
S. W.— Single Woman. 


July 23. 

Nov. 19. 

Aug. 16. 

Feb. 2. 

Sept. 2. 

May I. 

b. April I, 

Sept, 2. 
July 27. 

Oct. 13. 
June 7. 

Dec. 25. 

June 3. 

Dec. 25. 
July I. 

Feb. I. 

May 26. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXVIII., p. 272 of The Record.) 


Baptisms by Rev. A. Rondshaler. 
Johann T. Shaber Catharine The parents 
& wife, maiden Margar- 
name Shaber etha 

John Van Duzer Daniel Bp. at parents' house, 

Sarah Vanderbilt, Theodore Tompkinsville 
his wife 

Howard Vooris Mary Eliza- 
Mary Rhine, his beth 

Same as above Julia Parmer 

Cornelius Vander- Elijah 

bilt Rhine 

Mary, his wife, late 

Vooris, maiden n. 

Johann Ruppinger Catharine 
Catharine Frieder- Friederica 

ica Rengaten, his 

John Widsworth 
Elizabeth Wids 


In house of Cornelius 
Vanderbilt, the 
girl's step-father 

Christian & Barbara 
Mann, Johannes & 
Maria Essig 

Margaretha The parents 

Leonard Fountain 
Mary Widsworth, 
his wife 

Carl A u g u s t e 

Augusta Caroline 

Ru dinger, his 




The gr.-parents John 
& Elizabeth Wids- 
worth, & Mary 
Fountain, the 

1 8 Records of the United Brethren Congi-egation, Staten Island, N. V. [Jan., 

May 9. 

Oct. I. 

Dec. 25. 

April 25. 

Dec. 9. 
July 2. 

Abraham E. Miller 
Jane Simonson, his 

William Egbert 
Mary Ann Lake, 
his wife 





Cornelius Egbert 
Catharine Lake, his 

"During the Year 1838 Br. Ronshaler baptized several chil- 
dren belonging to other churches, these were of course entered 
in the church book of their respective churches." 


March 21. 

Nov. 16. 

Jan. 6. 

Nov. 30. 

March 21. 

Aug. 31. 

March 21. 

Sept. 6. 

March 26, 

May 12. 

Feb. 9. 

Oct. 8. 

March 26. 

Sept. 23. 

March 3 1. 
Feb. 25. 

March 18 

Sept. 10. 

Jacob Burckerdt 
Teresa Schutzen- 
bach, his wife 

Ambr. Rondshaler 

Matilda Caroline 

Busse, his wife 

Isaac Butler 
Martha Swain, 



Mary Cath. 

William Crips 
Jane Butler, h i s 

Oliver Vanderbilt 
Catharine Ann, his 

John Egbert 
Lydia Seguine, his 

John Van Duzer 
Sarah Vanderbilt, 
his wife 





Cornelius Vander- Oliver H. 

Mary, his wife, late 

Vooris [nee Rhine] 
James Thompson Samuel 
Charity Rome, his Lewis 

wife Ryess 

Bp. in house of John 
Baker, the unc.e of 

1908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 19 



April 23. 

Sept. 26. 

April 23. 

March 22. 

April 23. 


July 7- 

April 28. 
Jan. 14. 

April 29. 

March 3. 

April 29. 

Sept. 4. 

June 9. 

Dec. 2. 

Sept. 26. 

April 16. 

Oct. II. 
March 21. 

Nov. 10. 
Feb. 28. 

Dec. 18. 

Aug. 31. 

b. July 10, 

Jan. 28. 

Daniel Butler Tunis Eg- Bp. in house of Mr. 

Elisabeth Egbert, bert Edw. Vanderbilt 

his wife 

Edward Johnson John Ed- Bp. as above 
Hannah Housman, ward 
his wife 

EdwardVanderbilt Cornelius Bp. as above 
Mary Ann Egbert, Egbert 
his wife 

Ferdinand Thun Margaretha Martin and Sophia 
Jacobina Small, his Schmidt 

Anthony Y.Stewart Sarah Eliz- 
Mary Lipincott, his abeth 


James Gilbert Elizabeth 

Abigail Black, his Frances 

Baptisms by H. G. Clauder. 

Lawrence H. Cor- Eugene The parents 

telyou Augustus 

Eliza Hekel, his 

Joseph Sharrott David Mer- 
Cornelia Mer- cereau 

cereau, his wife 

William Egbert Mary Eliza- 
M a r y Elizabeth beth 
Lake, his wife 

Abraham Bodine 
A b b y Kinsy, his 

Edward Egbert 
Hannah Price, his 



Bp. in house of parents 

in North Quarter. 

Sponsors, parents 

& gr.-mother 
Bp, at parsonage, 

parents sponsors 

Ester Ellen The parents 

Same parents 

John Baker 
Eliza Romer, 



his Henry 

The parents & Miss 
Atkins of N. York 

James Romer & wife, 
gr. -parents, at 
whose house bap- 
tism took place 

20 Records of the Untied Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [Jan., 


April 23. 

Sept. 22. 

June 21. 

Sept. 6. 

Aug, 16, 

Aug. 29. 

Sept. 7. 

Oct. I. 

Oct. 25. 

b. Dec. I. 

Oct. 18. 
Aug. 31. 

Nov. 18. 

Jan. 8. 

April 10. 

April II. 
Feb. 21. 


April II. 
Feb. 21. 

Moses Alston Sarah Ann 

Sarah Ann Decker, 
his wife 

Peter Hibbets from Euphemia 

N. Y, 
Catharine Merrile 

J o h a n n Martin Christiana 

Christina Rokere, 

his wife 
Jacob Frederic Carolina 

Jakleof Wurtem- Louise 

burg, Germany 
Eva Maria Sicking 

James Romer, Jr. Sarah Jane 
Sarah Maria Lewis, 
his wife 

Bp. at house of gr.- 
mother Sr. Ann 
Decker at Long 

Parents & gr. -mother 

GallusGahnerof N.Y., 
Catharina Lutz & 
the parents 

Same parents 

Cornelius Vander- 

Mary Rhine, his 

Edward Beatty 
Ann Denice, his 

C a p t . Cornelius 

Sophia Johnson, his 

Rev. H. G. Clauder 
Charlott Elizabeth 

Ruede, his wife 

Rev. H. G. Clauder 

Charlotte Elizabeth 

Ruede, his wife 

The gr.-parents James 
Romer, Sr., & his 
wife, at whose house 
ch. was bap. 

James Isaac 

Lydia Ann The parents 



The parents 

The parents, ch. bap. 
at house of parents 
at Quarantine 

Henry John Gottlieb Her- 

Theophil- man, Anna Pauline 
us, 4th son Herman of Bethle- 
hem, Pa., Louisa C. 
Kranisch, single, 
Lydia B e n z i e n , 
single, both of Beth- 
lehem, Pa. 
Charlotte Chas. A. B 1 e c k & 
Jane, 4th Sophia, his wife of 
dau., twin N. Y., Lawrence H. 
of H e n r y & wife Eliza Cor- 
Theop. telyou of S. L, Sr. 

Jane Matilda Car- 
gile, single, of N. Y. 

I908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Islattd.N. Y. 




June 27. 

Dec. 21. 

June 27. 

Dec. 3. 

June 30. 

Sept. 8. 

Oct. 18. 

July 28. 

Nov. 7. 

Dec. 25. 
Nov. 30. 

Jan. 2. 

Jan. 16. 

July 4- 


John Vanduzer 
Sarah Vanderbilt, 
his wife 


Bp. in house of 



Jacob Van Duzer Mary 
Mary Holden, his Louisa 

Oliver Vanderbilt Edward 
Catharine Morris, Ward 
his wife 

Jan. 30. 

April 19. 

h. July 24. 

Feb. 8. 

March 6. 
Jan. 4- 

March 18. 

July 25. 

(James)Thompson, Joseph 
ship carpenter at Lake 

Charity Romer, his 

Adam Fugel, 
Catharine Thum, 

his wife, both of 

Wurtem berg, 

Germany, now at 

Lawrence H. Cor- 

Eliza Hekkel, his 

Abraham Bodine Sarah Ann 
Abby, his wife Kinsey 

Martin Schmidt, a Louis 

German farmer 

now near Capt. 

Wife not given 

Edward Burbank EdwardEg- 
Jane Britton, his bert 

Mrs. Ward of N. Y., 
& the parents. Bp. 
at parents' house at 

James & Ann Romer 

Hans J org 


Joseph Decker 
Sarah, his wife 
Ferdinand Thum 
Jacobina " 

Paul Schmidt 
Catharine Miller, 
his wife 

Sarah Ann 


Hans Jorg Fritz & 
wife, Maria Wolfen 
& the parents 

The parents. Living 
at Freshkill 

The parents 

The parents, Louis 
Gontz, single 

The gr.-parents Isaac 
& Sarah Burbank, at 
whose house ch. was 

The parents 

Adam Wagener, Chris- 
tina Bisbalin, h i s 
Eliza Bar- The parents, residing 
rett at Factoryville 

2 2 Records of the Untied Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [Jan., 

March 27. 
March 8. 

Anthony Stewart 
Mary " 

William The parents 

b. March 28, Same parents Julia Ann 

March 27 

July 24. 

Oct. 6. 

Aug. I. 

June 3. 

Sept. 2. 
Aug. 19. 

Sept. 5. 
Jan. 3. 

Sept. — . 
March 11. 

Nov. 18. 
Aug. 30. 

Sept. 18. 

Sept. 18. 

Oct. 9. 

July 29. 

Oct. 28. 

Jan. 20. 

Oct. 28. 

Nov. 6. 
March 7. 

William Neats, 

Di., his wife 
Joseph Sharrott 
Cornelia Mer- 
sereau, his wife 

William Egbert 
Catharine, his wife 

Theodore O. Sier- 

Meda Lenting, his 

John Baker 

Eliza Romer, his 

Edward Johnson 

Hannah Housman, 
his wife 

Wm. Neats, wheel- 
wright at North- 
side, & wife 

Wm. De Groot 

Mary Sharrott, his 

Philip Leiser 
Hetwig, his wife 

John Rich- Bp. at house of An- 
ardShelton thony Stewart 

Catharine The parents. Bp. at 
Eliza minister's 

Henry The parents, residing 

on North Side 

Marianne The ch. was evidently 
Emily near its last & was 

bp. in house of par- 

Mary Ellen Bp. in house of E. 

Richard " 

Sarah Fran- The parents 

Lenah Ann The parents, living at 
North side 

Ernst Franz The pai'ents, living at 

James Gibett of 

N. Y. 
Abigail Ann Black, 

his wife 

Wm. Julin, residing 
at 80 Oliver St., 
N. Y. 

Sarah Jane Stewart, 
his wife 

Daniel Butler 


James Both this ch. & fol- 

Augustus lowing bp. in ch. on 
S. Island 



igo8.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 23 


Nov. 28. 
Aug. 28. 

Dec. 10. 

Dec. 14. 

Jan. 17. 

May 16. 
Feb. II. 

June 18. 

July 22. 

Sept. II. 

b. Jan. 19. 

Sept. 10. 

Sept. 27. 

Oct. 20. 
Sept. 30. 

Nov. 12. 
May 16. 

Jan. 6. 

Jan. 31. 

Jan. 7. 

Abraham Garrett- John Jacob 

Eliza Sanders, his 

Barney Hughes & George 

wife Washing- 


James Brittain 
Frances Oakly, his 

All ch. of same par- 

John Rathyen 

Anna Rotsen, his 

Robert Sommers, 

Susan Ann " 

John G. Lake 

Violetta Spear, his 

Same parents 

Adam Fugel 

Catharine Thum, 
his wife 

T. O. Siersina 

Meda " 

Wm. Julin, residing 
in N.Y. 

Sarah Jane Steward 

Richard Housman, 
Jr., & wife Mar- 
tha, late Butler, 
nee Swaim 

J. Thompson 

Charity Romer, his 

James Poll worth, 
farmer near the 
Blackhorse, from 
Berkshire, Scot- 

Edward Egbert 

Hannah Price, his 


Mary Ther- 

Mathin, inf. 



Mary Gif- 

Residing in Jersey 
City where he has a 
situation in R. R. 

Grocer & shoemaker 
in this vicinity 

Bootmaker at Pt. 

Parents sponsors 

Bp. at house of John 
G. Lake. Parents 







This ch. & one above 
bp. in house of 
widow Steward 


Ship carpenter 


William & 


Bp. at house of Joseph 
Lake, Manor 

24 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten IslandtN. Y. [Jan. 

Feb. 4. 

Nov. 20. 

March 31. 
Feb. 29. 

April 14. 

July 30. 

b. July 28. 

April 28. 
Jan. — . 

May 5. 
March 16. 
May 26. 

Dec. 14. 

July 6. 
May 8. 

Aug. 5. 

Sept. 10. 

b. 29 Sept. 

b, March 5 


b. Dec. 19. 

b.May 26. 

H. G. Clauder Sarah Ade- 

Charlotte Elizabeth laide 
Ruede. his wife 

Anthony Stewart, Samuel 

Mary " 

Capt. Jacob H.Van- Ellen 

derbilt. residing 

at Tompkinsville 
Maria Banta, his 

Same parents 

Jacob Ellis 

Peter Cozine 
Hannah MariaVan- 

bilt, his wife 
James Wood 
Emily Britton 
George Schmidt, 

tailor & draper at 

Barbara Heusler, 

his wife 
Alexander Boyd, 

laborer at Col. 

Rebecca Mc Nab, 

his wife 

Joseph Romer 
Jane Moore, his 

Oliver R. Martin 
Sarah Ann Vander- 

bilt, his wife 



Mary Ann 

Ann, Re- 

Rev. D. Bigler & Ade- 
laide, his wife, 
maiden name Fin- 
auf, of N. Y., Br. 
Isaac Burbank, Sr. 
Burbank, nee Eg- 
bert, Sr. Lydia Rice, 
wid., of Bethlehem 

Bp. at Parents' house 
near Abr. Egbert's. 
The parents & Br. 
& Sr. Clauder 

Bp. in presence of 
Mrs. Charlotte De- 
forest Egbert & Miss 
Phoebe Vanderbilt 

The parents & Eliza 
Ann Vanderbilt 

Bp. in church 

The parents & Magda. 
Schmidt, single, dau. 
of Martin Schmidt 

Same parents 

Henry Flagler 
Isabella Van der- 
bilt, his wife 

Henry & Isabella 

Sarah Jane Bp. in house of Br. 
John Sharrott. Par- 
ents sponsors 

Sarah Ann These five children are 
gr.-grandchildren of 
Br. John 8c Eliza- 
beth Vanderbilt & 

OliverRollin baptized at their 

John Walter 


igoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 25 


Sept. 15. 
April 8. 

Sept. 23. 
Jan. 6. 

Oct. 13. 

Nov. 8. 
Oct. 7. 

Nov. 16. 
June 16. 

Dec. 29. 
June 25. 

March 4. 

Dec. 28. 

March 30. 

Oct. 10. 

May 21. 

June 8. 
Jan. 16. 

June 17. 

Dec. 30. 

July 13. 

May 31. 

July 13. 

Abraham Bodine Jacob 

Abby Ann Kinsy, Howard 
his wife 

Paul Schmidt, Catharine 
laborer at Fac- Christiana 

Catharine Schmidt 

Robert Summers, Albert 
carpenter in this 

Susan Ann Stilwell 

James Armstrong Amelia 
of Ireland, far- 
mer & laborer, re- 
siding on this Is- 

Rose, his wife 

Augustus Saddler Mary Eliza- 
of PortRichmond beth 

Ann Eliza 

Cornelius Egbert Louisa 

Catharine Lake, his 

Ernst Senne, Charles 

Gesine Schiegel, Henry 

his wife, both of Augustus 


The mother, Sr. D. 
Neat, Sr. Ann Neat 

Parents & gr.-mother 

The parents 8c August 
Senne, single 

T. O. Siersema PhoebeAnn The parents 

Meda Leiting, his 

Wandel Baker Susan & 

Betsy Haughwout, Mary 

his wife 
George W. Blake EmilyAnna 
Mary Ann Wood, Christopher 

his wife 
Barney Hughes of Ellen Jane Bp. in parents' dwell- 

Jersey City ing. Parents spon- 


Joseph Corron Alfred 

Jane Burgher, his 

Ch. of above parents Nicolas 
Abraham Stewart Mathias 
Mary Ann Burger. Burger 

his wife 

26 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [Jan., 






July 24. 

John Baker, mason, 

John Wil- 

April I. 

near Pt. Rich- 
Elizabeth Romer 


Aug. 24. 

William Wilson, re- 


The parents 

& gr.- 


siding in N. Y. 


parents, Abr 

. Noble 

Nov, 21. 

Catharine Ann 


Noble, his wife 

Sept. 25. 

Jacob Fred. Jackie 



at Factoryville 


Jan. 25. 

Eva Maria Jackie 


b. Dec. 28 




b. i6Jan. 

All ch. of above 


Nov. 17. 

Mathias Swaim 

George Ab- 

The parents 

July I. 

Margaret Jane Eg- 
bert, his wife 


Nov. 20. 

James G. Britten 


The parents 

June 17. 

Frances Oakley, his 

ton Oakley 

Nov. 23. 

John Mills of 


The parents 

& gr.- 

July 19. 

Eliza Egbert, his 


mother Mrs 

. Mary 

Nov. 23. 

Robert Johnston, 

Clara Hol- 

The mother 

& her 


seaman at Tomp- 


sister Mrs. 


Nov. 26. 

Adaline H ol den. 



his wife 

b. 17 May. 

Same parents 

Robert Clyde 

Dec. 30. 

Richard Conner, 


The parents 

April 20. 

Ann Smith, his wife 



Feb. 5. 

Oliver Vanderbilt, 
of Tompkinsville 

Elizabeth Morris, 
his wife 


Jan. 9. 

John Rathyen at 


The parents & 



Port Richmond 


Oct. 21. 

Anna Rothen, his 



Feb. II. 

Thomas Holmes 

John Mer- 

Bp. at parents' 





North side 

March i. 

Elizabeth Ann 


Merril, his wife 

b. i4june. 

, Same parents 



igoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 2'J 


March 27. 

Nov. 25. 

April 8. 

Nov. 6. 

May 24. 

Sept. I. 

June 7. 
Jan. 25. 

April 2. 

Aug. 16. 
Jan. 18. 

Aug. 19. 

Oct. 2. 

Aug. 19. 

March 25. 

b. July 22. 

Aug. 30. 
July 21. 

Aug. 31. 
Jan. 23. 

Aug. 31. 
April 15. 

b. 22 Oct. 

Adam Fugel of Maria Cath- 
Wurtemberg, arine Bar- 
Germany, now at bara 
Facto ryville, 
Staten Island 

Catharine S h u m , 
his wife 

T. O. Siersema, re- John Theo 
siding near Edw. dore 
Bodine's in the 

Meda Lenting, his 

William Winant, George 
carpenter Henry 

Hannah Burger, Tyson 
his wife 

The parents & John 
Siersema, unmd. 

Oliver R. Martin at 

Port Richmond 
Sarah Martin 

Robert Summers 

Susan Ann Still- 
well, his wife 

John Ferine, of 
New York 

Rebecca Jane 
Lewis, his wife 

James Romer 

Sarah Maria Lewis, 
his wife 

Same parents 


Georg Cor- 




The gr.-parents, Br. 
J o h n & Priscilla 

The gr.-mother, at 
whose house ch, was 
bap. ♦ 

Mary Eliza- 

Alexander Boyd, Mary 

Rebecca McNab, 

his wife 
Abr. S. Egbert, Henrietta 

Eliza Bird, his wife 
Wm. Vroome Georgianna 

Catharine Maria 

Egbert, his wife 
Jacob Arnold, shoe- MariaLouisa 

maker, & wife Su- 
san Ann, lateBird 

nee Ferine 

Bp. at house of Mrs. 
Ly di a Egbert, 

28 Records of the United Brethren Congregation^ Staten Island, N. Y. [Jan., 




Oct. II. 

April 12. 

b.April2 2, 

Oct. 20. 
June 30. 

Oct. 25. 

Oct. 24. 

Nov. 4. 
Oct. 16. 

No V. 7. 
Oct. 16. 

Nov. 22. 
Oct. 15. 

Dec. 6. 
July 6. 

Dec. 6. 
Oct. II. 

Feb. 5. 

Dec. 4. 

April 4. 

April 25. 

Oct. 12. 

July 23. 
May — . 

Paul Schmidt, lab- Jacob Ed- Parents & Jacob Stoll 
orer, ward 

Catharine, his wife, 
both from Ger- 

John Kirtche Henry 


William Maines David 
Ellen Baker, his Wooley 

John V. Vanduzer, Sarah 

Junr. Catharina 

Frances Louisa 

Roff, his wife 

Abraham Bodine 

Abby Kinsy, his 

David Mersereau 
of Richmond 

Anneke Lake, his 

Henry G. Clauder 

Charlotte Eliza- 
beth, his wife 

William Julin, 

Sarah Jane, his wife 

Anthony Stewart 

Mary " 

James Ed- 


Ottelia Vir- 


George An- 

The parents. Both 
these reside at Fac- 

Residing at North 

The parents & Sr. 
Sarah Vanduzer 

The parents, at whose 
house at 4 corners 
the ch. was bap. 

Bp. in ch. on Sunday 
by her father 

Bp. at house of An- 
thony Stewart 

Ernst Senne LouisaMar- Living at Northfield 

Kissine Schiegel, garetha when baptism was 
his wife Christiana administered 

John Mills of Tomp- MaryEliza- 

kinsville beth Van- 

Eliza Ann Mills derbilt 

William Wilson, re- Grace Noble 

siding in N. Y. 
Catharine Noble, 

his wife 

Abraham Van- Sarah Eliz- 

duzer, residing at abeth • 

Eliza Vanderbilt, 

his wife 

iQoS.l Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 29 

Oct. 3. 
July 25. 

April 9. 

Jan. 13. 

April 23. 
March 6. 

July 30. 

Aug. 31. 

Aug. 3. 
June 7. 

Aug. 17. 

July 15- 

Sept. 17. 

Aug. 18. 

Sept. 28. 

June 8. 

Oct. 6. 
Aug. 22. 

Oct. 6. 

Nov. 28. 

Oct. 15. 
Sept. 20, 

Jan. 21. 

Dec. 24. 

Joseph Decker, 

Sarah Fitzgerald, 
his wife 

George Fritz at 

Anna Maria Wolf, 
his wife 

Peter Cozine 

Hanna Maria Van- 
derbilt, his wife 

John Biaron, form- 
erly of Easton, 
Pa., now at Fac- 

Caroline Weiden- 
miller, his wife 

Raymond Augustus 
Dominge of N. Y. 

Ellen, his wife 



Mary Pris- 


Ellen Ma- 

Conrad Barton, Elisa- 
beth Schlect 

John Rathyen of Anna 

Port Richmond 
Ann Rathyen 
Jacob Schneider, at Anna 

Factoryville Emilia 

Maria Clara 

Isaac M. Brown Charles 
Mary Romer, his Henry 


Wm. Vroome, re- Maria 

siding at Quaran- Louise 

Catharine Maria 

Egbert, his wife 
Abrm. S. Egbert of Madora 

Eliza Bird, his wife 

Thomas Sharrott Thomas 
Mary Elizabeth Howard 
Voorhis, his wife 

Louis Geiser, Johannes 

Maria Kollman, his 
wife, natives of 
Germany, now at 
Pt. Richmond 


Bp. at parsonage 
presence of the gr.- 
mother Mrs. Dun- 

Bp. at dwelling of Br. 
James Romer at 
North side 

Bothe these ch. bap. 
at the house & in 
the presence of their 
gr.-mother L y d i a 

The parents & gr.- 
mother Mrs. Mary 
Vanderbilt, at whose 
house ch. was bap. 

John Walter, single, 
the parents 

30 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [Jan., 

Paul Schmidt of George 

Factoryville Sommers 

Catharine Schmidt Marks 


April 8. 

Nov. 13. 

b. Jan. 29. Adam Fugel 

Catharine Fugel 
These two ch. were bp. at D. Ref. Ch. 
by H. G. Clauder 
July 29. Ernst Senne, Amalia 

April 26. GesieneSenne,Ger- SophieMa- 
mans tilda 

Bp. in D. Ref. Ch. at Pt. Richmond 
Theodore Siersema Frederick 
Meda Siersema Henry 

John Mills, carpen- Gilbert 

ter Tunis Eg- 

Eliza Ann Egbert, bert 

his wife, deceased 
Abraham S. Egbert, William St. 
coachman, son of Clair 
John, residing at ' 
Eliza Bird, his wife 
Mathias Burger 
Hetty Vanderbilt, 
his wife 

July 29. 
July 29. 

Aug. 30. 
April 3. 

Sept. 6. 

Dec. II. 

Sept. 9. 
Aug. 3. 




Oct. 21 

Aug. 29 

Oct. 21 



John Rathyen, 
Anna, his wife, 

Germans at Port 

Wm. Mains 
Ellen Baker, his 

John Housman & 

his wife Susan 

Ann [Hough- 

Abraham Bodine 
Abby Ann " 




The parents, George 
Sommers, M a r g t . 

The parents, John 
Schlect, Ros. Rapp 
at Pt. Richmond, 

A Ike Marg. Schiegel, 
Sophie L ange, 
Louise Senne 

The parents, Anna 
R e i n e r s , mother, 
Anna R e i n e r s , 

Residing near 4 Cor- 





This ch. & above one 
were bap. at house 
of Abr. Bodine 

The father & John 
Roth f us, single 

Johann Fisher, 
Christina Rothfus, 
his wife, Germans 
Dec. 17. Benjamin Lydle & Gilbert Os- Residing at Richmond 

1843. wife Ann, late borne 

Aug. 24. Pierson,formerly 

1849. Fredericks 

b. June 30. Wm. Wallace 

1847. All ch. of above 
b. Nov. 21. parents Mary Elizabeth 

i9o8.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 3 I 

Dec. 24. John Johnson, boot Anna Maria Christian Block, An- 

1838. & shoemaker at na Mary Leating 

Jan. 31. Quarantine 

Adelaide Eggers, 

1850. his wife 

Jan. 7. Wm. Egbert at Joseph 

1843. Grantville 

May 17. Mary Ann Lake, 

1848. his wife 

b. March 6. Son of same parents Wesley 
both members of 
1850. our congregation 

March 31. Henry Prall of Port William 

1849. Richmond Henry 
Sept. 27. Elizabeth Neats, 

1850. his wife 

March 31. Wm. Neats at Port Lester Pal- 

1849. Richmond mer 

Sept. 27. Di Neats 

March 31. Anthony Stewart, Mary Alina 

1849. brushmaker 
Nov. 25. Mary Stewart 

June 5. John Vanduzer Ellen 

1847. Louisa Roff, his Louisa 
Oct. 6. wife 

b. Dec. 24. Abrm. Vanduzer Sarah Eliz- Both these ch. bp. at 
Eliza Ann Van- abeth house of Sr. Sarah 

duzer Vanduzer at Tomp- 

1850. kinsville 
July 7. Christian Block Henry 

April 12, Rebecca Kniep, his Christn. 
wife Ludwig 

Aug. II. Wm. B. Seawood at Eva Harri- The parents & Miss 

April 30. Pt. Richmond son Elizabeth H. Pal- 

Ann Neats, his wife mer of N. Y. 

Sept. II. John Bieran of Fac- Elizabeth 

May 8. toryville 

Caroline Weidmul- 
ler, his wife 

Oct. 20. James B. Wood Henrietta 

Aug. 15. Emily Britton, his 

Jan. 6. " Garrit Vroome, a single young man & [son of Chris- 
topher Vroom] Maria Housman his wife was bap- 
tized into the death of Jesus" 

Jan. 20. Mathias Burger, md., son of Mathias Burger & Han- 
nah, his wife 

3 2 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [Jan., 

Nov. 18. 

Dec. 15. 

Aug. 30. 

Nov. 10 

Dec. 29. 
May 7. 

Jan. 12. 

July II. 

b. Nov. 3. 

Jan. 26. 
■ 1850. 
Sept. 16. 

April 13. 

April 13. 

June 21. 
Jan. 31. 
June 26. 

Sept. 16. 


b. July 7. 
June 29, 

Aug. 26. 

b. Sept. 12 

b. April 28 

b. Sept 18. 

b. July 22. 

Martha Hauseman, late Butler, nee Swaim, wid. 

John Christian, 
Margaret Ahrens, 

Germans at Port 

John Simonson 
Catharine, his wife 

John Schlect, 

Rosina Raff, his 
wife, Germans, 
near Factoryville 

John V. Egbert 

Ellen [Simonson], 
his wife 

Same parents 


Catharine, & 

Ellen, wife 

of John V. 

Catharine Paul & Cath. Schmidt 

Louisa Sid- 

John Sim- 

John Diir in ger, John Henry The parents, John 

Nancy Lubers, his 

Vroome & wife 

Herman K n i p e r, 
first mate on steam- 
er Washington, & 
Heinrich Ohl 

Mary Ann 

John V. Egbert Abraham 
Ellen Simonson Tunis 

John Oldfield, re- George 

siding in Troy, 

formerly in N. 

Martha L e v i n i a 

Merril, his wife 
Same parents Egbert 

John Hatsche & his Elizabeth 

wife, at Factory- Georgiana 

August Kiesele, Louisa 

Louisa Julia Dimp- 



All ch. of above Augusta 
parents Eliza Anna 

{To be continued.) 

Elizabeth Schmidt, 
X^eorge Hatsche 

John Lambert, Eliza 
Schoenberg, George 
Louis D i m p f e 1 , 
Augustus Plessing, 
Elizabeth Dimpfel, 
Emilie Plessing 

igo8,] The Knickerbocker Fat7iily. 33 


By William B. Van Alstyne, M.D. 

The Knickerbocker family of New York, rendered famous by 
the genius of Washington Irving, has never to our knowledge 
been printed in genealogical form. This we now endeavor to do 
for the first four or five generations. Pains have been taken to 
secure accuracy and authorities are given for most statements. 
Traditions are current in the family concerning its origin and 
history in Holland, but these the writer, not finding leisure to 
verify them, has omitted. He has encountered many early spell- 
ings of the name of the family, such as Knikkerbakker, Knikkel- 
bakker, and Knikkenbakker, but has adhered to the present 
spellings, Knickerbacker and Knickerbocker. Authorities differ 
as to the origin of the name Knickerbocker. William Arthur 
(Derivation of Family Names, ^. iTj) derives it from knacker, a 
cracker, and backer, a baker; while Edward M. Smith {History of 
RJiinebeck, N. Y., p. 174) derives it from knikker, a marble, and 
bakker, a baker. Consensus of opinion favors the latter ex- 
planation, r ., r -1 

Harmen Jansen Knickerbocker, the ancestor of the family, 
came to this country from Holland prior to 1683 and settled at 
Albany, N. Y. Occasionaly he added the termination Van Wie to 
his nam'e indicating that he came from Wie, the present Wyhe, a 
few miles south of Zwolle, in the Province of Overyssel, Holland. 

In 1683, Harman Jansz Knickelbacker and Lysbet Harmensz 
were members of the Dutch Reformed Church at Albany ( Year 
Book, 1004, of the Holland Society of New York, p. 5). 

On 6 May, 1684, Harmen Jansen Knickerbocker deeded land 
in Albany to Mews Hogeboom (Book 531, Public Records of Al- 
bany Co). On 2 June, 1688, Peter Schuyler received a grant of 
land in Dutchess County near Red Hook. In 1689 he sold one- 
half of one-fourth of the patent to Harme Gansevoort of Albany, 
the fourth laying north of a line due east from a point on the 
river opposite the south end of Slipstein Island, the small island 
north of Cruger's. On i May, 1704, Gansevoort sold his moiety 
to Harme Jans Knickerbocker. In 1722 Schuyler divided the 
upper fourth of his patent into thirteen lots, seven of which he 
deeded to Lawrence, Cornelius, Evert and Pieter Knickerbocker 
of Dutchess County, Anthony Bogardus of Albany, and Jannetje, 
his wife, Jan Vosburgh of Dutchess County, and Cornelia, his 
wife, sons and daughters of Harmen Janse Knickerbocker, late of 
Dutchess County, deceased (Smith's History of Rhmebeck, N. K, 

In April, 1698, the Earl of Bellomont succeeded Fletcher as 
Governor; in July he made a journey in great state to Albany 
and Schenectady, staying two weeks in the former and two days 
in the latter place, " My Lady " accompanying him. Among the 

34 T^^^ Knickerbocker Family. [Jan., 

items of expense were *'^i 17.?. to Harme Janse Knickerbacker 
for his Waggen and horses to Shinnectady" (Jonathan Pearson's 
History of the Schenectady Patent, p. 283). 

On 16 March, 1706-7, the brothers, Daniel and David Ketel- 
huyn "of the city of Albany," bought of Harme Janse Knicker- 
backer, "late of the county of Albany," for one hundred and 
eighty-four pounds and ten shillings, " each one equall half of all 
that certain tract or parcel of land ... or* the west side of 
Hudson's river above the land commonly called the Half Moon, 
being about four English miles above the farm or boundary of 
Gerrit Hendrickse, which said land begins at the kill or creek 
that runs into Hudson's river between the Wijhe Vlackje and the 
said Harme Janse's house, and from thence along the river, on 
the west side of Hudson's river, and strikes from the river west- 
ward into the woods on the south and along the north side of the 
said kill or creek so as the same runs until you come to the high 
hills, which said hills run along the fly of the Half Moon and 
stretch as far as Sarachtogue; and on the north side from the 
northern end of the said Stonje Island with a direct west line 
into the woods till you come to the said high hills aforesaid." 
On 20 March that year, Daniel Ketelhuyn sold his share in this 
tract to his brother David, for one hundred and one pounds and 
five shillings (Deeds, book F, No. 6, pp. 3, 41, in the office of the 
Clerk of Albany County). 

In 171 1 Harmen Knickerbocker deeded lands in the south part 
of Amenia, N. Y., to Cornelius Knickerbocker (Isaac Huntting's 
Little Nine Partners, p. 366). 

The will of Harmen Jansen Knickerbacker "of Dutchess 
County, in Province of New York," was made 17 Jan., 1707-8, and 
recorded in Albany County Wills, Lib. i, p. 175. In it he men- 
tions wife Elizabeth and " my seven children," namely, Johannes, 
Lourens, Cornelis, Evert, Peter, Jannetje Lansing, widow of 
Hendrick Lansing, junior, and Cornelia Knickerbacker; "eldest 
son Johannes." The will is written in Dutch and mentions real 
and personal estate. Executors: wife and sons Johannes and 
Lourens. Witnesses: Jan Ploeg and Pieter Pile. 

In 1723 the widow of Harmon Knickerbacker residing in 
Dutchess County was taxed five pounds and five pence (Smith's 
History of Rhinebeck, N. K, p. 45). 

I. Harmen Jansen' Knickerbocker, m. about 1681, Lysbet 
Janse Bogaert, b. in 1659, in Holland, dau. of Jan Laurensen 
Bogaert and Cornelia Evertse. Jan Laurensen Bogaert with his 
wife and two children, seven and four years old, came from 
Schoonderwoerd, a town in South Holland, in the ship Spotted 
Cozv, 16 April, 1663, and it is probable that Lysbet was born there. 
Harmen Jansen Knickerbocker died prior to 1722, and his widow 
was living in Dutchess County in 1723. All of their children 
were born in this country, probably at Albany, where the younger 
children were baptised. 

2 i, Johannes," b. in the Colony of Rensselaerwyck; m. 19 

Oct., 1 701, at Albany, Anna Quackenbos. 

3 ii. Lourens, m. about 1707, Marike Dyckman. 

igoS.] The Knickerbocker Family. 25 

4 iii. Jannetie, b. in the Colony of Rensselaerwyck; m. (i) 

22 March, 1704, at Albany, Hendrick Lansing, Jr.; 
m. (2) 6 March, 1709, at Albany, Anthony Bogardus. 
iv. Cornelis, bap, 2 Sept., 1688; spon.: Jacob Cornelisz 
and Jannetje Jacobsz; d. y. 

5 V. Cornelis, bap. 6 Jan., 1692; spon.: Takel Dirksz and 

Aaltje Van Esch; d. 30 March, 1776, at Sharon, Conn.; 
m. about 1721, Johanna Schut. 

6 vi. Cornelia, bap. 21 July, 1695; spon.: Evert Van Esch 

and Cornelia Bogart; m. alDout 17 15, Jan Vosburgh. 

7 vii. Evert, bap. 3 Sept., 1699; spon.: Evart Ridder and 

Antje Ridders; m, 23 May, 1725, at Albany, Geertruy 

8 viii. Pieter, bap. 19 April, 1702; spon.: Wouter and Antje 

Quakkenbosch; m, 1725, Neeltjen Freer. 
2. Johannes Harmensen' Knickerbocker (Harmen Jansen ' ), 
m. 19 Oct., 1 70 1, at Albany, Anna Quackenbos, dau. of Wouter 
Pietersen Quackenbos* and Neeltje Gysbertse. Johannes and 
his bride were born and living in the Colony of Rensselaerwyck. 

On 10 July, 1708, the Common Council of the city of Albany 
announced the conditions on which the eight plantations on the 
south side of Schaghticoke Creek would be assigned to the ap- 
plicants accepted by the corporation. Each farm, as determined 
by the municipal authorities, was to comprise twenty-five mor- 
gens, or fifty acres, of low or meadow land under the hill by the 
creek, and five morgens, or ten acres, of upland, toward the said 
hill, and all to lie connectedly together in a tract. Twenty 
persons severally desired to be assigned one. In order to avoid 
partiality in the assignment of the plantations, the clerk of the 
Common Council was ordered to prepare eight billets, severally 
bearing the number of the farm to be conveyed, and twelve blank 
ones, and place them in the mayor's hat, and let each one draw 
one, which was accordingly done. Johannes Harmense Knicker- 
backer was a successful applicant (Arthur J. Weise's Swartwoiit 
and Ketelhiiyn Chrotitcles, pp. 543, 544). 

On 22 Nov., 17 12, Johannes Barentsen Bratt exchanged twelve 
morgens of land with that of Johannes Harmense Knickerbocker, 
that particular part of his farm, on the west side of Tamhenick 
Creek, for an equal quantity of land on the east side of that 
stream (above authority, p. 553). 

12 Nov., 1709, Johannis Knickerbocker granted to Martin 
Dellemont five morgens of land at Schaghticoke (deed recorded 
I Feb., 17 17-18, Public Records of Albany County, book 5, p. 386); 
22 Nov., 17 12, he granted to Daniel Ketelhuyn twelve morgens of 
land at Schaghticoke (deed recorded i Feb., 171 7/18, above 
authority, book 5, p. 387); 2 July, 1735, he granted to Johannes 
Christianse eighteen morgens of land on Anthony Kill, Albany 
Co. (deed recorded 22 Feb., 1782, above authority, book 10, p. 311), 

* Wouter Pietersen Quackenbos of Albany, N, Y., m. (i) Neeltje Gysberts 
m. (2) 4 Oct., i6g6, at Albany, Cornelia Bogaert, dau. of Jan Lourensen Bogaer 
and Cornelia Evertse, 

36 The Knickerbocker Family. [Jan., 

and 9 July, 1737, he deeded to Neeltje Bradt and John Schuyler 
land on the east side of Hudson River, in the Manor of Renssel- 
aerwyck (deed unrecorded). The following children were bap- 
tised at Albany: 

9 i. Lysbet,* bap. i Nov., 1702; spon.: Harmon and Lysbeth 

Knikkelbakker; m. 8 Feb., 1725, at Albany, Sybrant 
ii. Neeltie, bap. 30 June, 1706; spon.: Wouter Quakken- 
bosch, Jr., and Neeltje Quakkenbosch; d. 1775, unm. 
Neeltje Knickerbacker of Schaghtakakock, Albany 
County, made her will 26 March, 1775; proved 9 Oct., 
1775, and recorded at Albany. In it she mentions 
Dirk T. Van Veghten and son Tennis, Cornelia, 
dau. of Igenas Kip, and her brother Teunis, Annatje, 
wife of Igenas Kip, and Annitje, wife of Lewis T. 
Viele, and her dau. Maria, Elezibeth, wife of John 
Fort, Neeltje, dau. of Harme Quackenbush, Annaitie 
Viele, dau. of Johannis Knickerbacker, and Margrita, 
dau. of Dirk T. van Veghten. Executors: Johannis 
S. Quackenboss and Dirck T. van Veghten (Fernow's 
Calendar of Wills, p. 228). 

10 iii. Harmen, bap. 25 Dec, 1709; spon.: Kiliaan and Maria 

Van Rensselaer; d. 18 Sept., 1768, at Schaghticoke; 
m. about 1745, Rebecca De Wandellar. 

11 iv. Wouter, bap. 19 Oct., 17 12; spon.: Wouter and Cor- 

nelia Quackenbosch; d. 8 Aug., 1797, at Saratoga, 
N. Y.; m. 9 Jan., 1735, at Albany, Elizabeth Fonda. 

12 V. Cornelia, bap. 21 Oct., 17 16; spon.: Antony and Jan- 

netie Bogardus; m. 29 Feb., 1744, at Albany, Teunis 
Van Vechten. 

13 vi. Johannes, bap. 24 March, 1723; spon.: Nicol. and Maria 

Groesbeek; d. 16 Aug., 1802, at Schagticoke; m. 17 
Feb., 1750, at Albany, Rebecca Fonda. 
3. Laurens' Knickerbocker (Harmen Jansen'), m. about 1707, 
Maryke Dyckman, b. about 1688, dau. of Johannes Dyckman* 
and Jannetie Viele. A curious chain of evidence leads to the 
location of Maryke Dyckman. She appears in 1724 at Linlithgo, 
N. Y., as Maritje, in 1731 at Germantown, N. Y., as Marike, in 
1741 at Athens, N. Y., as Marytje, and in 1747 at Germantown, 
as Mariken, the full maiden name in no case being given, but on 

* Johannes Dyckman, b. 1662; m. Jannetie Viele, dau. of Cornelis Cor- 
nelisen Viele and Suster, his wife, of Schenectady, the latter supposed to have 
been a Mohawk Indian woman. On 10 April, 1676, his mother bound him out 
to Major Abram Staats (Notary Papers, vol. I, p. 556). He was son of 
Johannes Dyckman and Maria Bosyns. Johannes Dyckman had been "first 
clerk" to the West India Company, he came out in 165 1 and served as clerk 
and commissary at Fort Orange of Albany, but in 1655 was laid aside by 
insanity (Riker's History of Harle7?t, p. 545). He d. in Sept., 1672, and his wife, 
Maria Bosyns, in 1676. They had two children, Cornelis, b. 1647, who m. Jan- 
netie, dau. of Dirck Claessen Pottbacker and Wyntie Roeloffs, and became the 
ancestor of the Bloomingdale branch of the family, and Johannes, b. 1662. 
Johannes was son of Joris Dyckman and Aeltie Poulus Root of Amsterdam, 

1908.] The Knickerbocker Family. 37 

5 Oct., 1766, Domine Fryemont received into the membership of 
the Dutch Reformed Church at Red Hook, N. Y., from the 
church on the Flatts " Louwrenz Knickerbocker and wife Maryke 
Dyk." Extensive research shows only one other occurence of 
the name of Dyk, namely when Jacob the five months old son of 
"Hannes and Engel Dyk" was baptised 19 April, 1738 at Athens. 
Hannes and Engel previously had children baptised at Linlithgo, 
but he is there called "Johannes Dyckman, Jr." Therefore it is 
evident that Dyk is equivalent to Dyckman. On the 24 Feb., 
1723, Johannes Dyckman and Jannetje Dyckman, "echtelieden," 
or married people, became church members at Linlithgo. Johan- 
nes Dyckman m. Jannetje, dau. of Cornelis Cornelisen Viele of 
Schenectady, N. Y., and from her received land at the All Platts 
on which they lived but two years when the French and Indian 
massacre of 1690 happened. Cornelis Cornelisen Viele suffered 
great loss, for among the killed were his dau. Mary, the wife of 
Dowe Aukes, with her two children, and Mary Alo'ff, the wife of 
his son Cornelis; Arnout Viele, his grandson, was carried off 
alive to be held a captive for three years, but his dau. Jannetje 
with her husband and child escaped to Albany, later going to 
Dutchess County, but in 17 15 removing to the Manor of Living- 
ston. Johannes and Jannetje Dyckman had a son Johannes, bap. 

II May, 1690, at Albany, who m. Engel , and left descendants 

who settled at or near Linlithgo, N. Y., and a dau. named after 
her father's mother, undoubtedly born on the All Platts prior to 
the massacre and destined to become the wife of Laurens 
Knickerbocker, singularly her full maiden name only appearing 
once and then under the the form of Maryke Dyk. 

In 1 7 15 Lawrence Knickerbocker was a member of a military 
company organized and under review at Oak Hill {Claverack, 
N. v.. Centennial, p. 45). An oath of abjuration and fealty was 
required to be taken by office holder in Dutchess County in 1729. 
Lowerens Knickerbacker, captain, was one of the signers (Ed- 
mund V\2it\.'s History of Poughkeepsie, N. V., p. 24). In 1723 he 
was taxed eighteen pounds and eighteen shillings (Smith's 
History of Rhinebeck, N. V., p. 45)- He was a justice in 1735 
(Piatt's History of Poughkeepsie, N. K, p. 25). In 1750 he lived 
on Magdalen Island, an island in the Hudson River between the 
upper and lower Red Hook landings. The will of Elbert Har- 
mensen Lieverse of New York City, lime burner, dated 15 June, 
1750, proved 11 Oct., 1752, and recorded in Abstracts of Wills at 
New York City, vol. 18, p. 196, mentions his "wife's niece 
Catharine, the daughter of Lourens Knickebacker of Magdalen 
Island." The relationship is explained by the fact that Elbert 
Harmensen Liverse's wife Catharina Bogaert, and Lourens 
Knickerbocker's mother, Lysbeth Bogaert, were daus. of Jan 
Laurensen Bogaert and Cornelia Evertse. Catharina Liverse 
stood as one of the sponsors when her niece Catherine was bap. 
19 Oct., 1 73 1, at Germantown. In 1766 John Vosburgh and Cor- 
nelia, his wife, Lawrence Knickerbocker and Hans Jury Loundert, 
all of Rhinebeck precinct, in Dutchess County, of the one part, 
and Anthony Hoffman, of Kingston, Ulster County, and Zacharias 


38 The Knickerbocker Family. [Jan., 

Hoffman of Rhinebeck, of the other part, agree to divide a 
certain tract of land lying- adjacent to the south of the manor 
of Livingston, apparently belonging to them in common (Smith's 
History of Rhinebeck, N. V., p. 80). Lourens Knickerbocker 
and Maryke Dyckman had the following children but their order 
is unknown: 

14 i. Benjamin,* m. Aletteka Halenbeck. 

15 ii. John, b. 1710; d. 10 Nov., 1786; m. (i) about 1732, 

Jacomyntje Freer; m. (2) 22 Feb., 1751, at Sharon, 
Conn., Jemima Owen. 

16 iii. Harmen, b. 1712; d. 19 Aug., 1805; m. (i) about 1737, 

Catrina Dutcher; m. (2) Elizabeth . 

17 iv. Elizabeth, d. 23 April, 1793, at Dover Plains, N. Y.; m. 

about 1739, Gabriel Dutcher. 

18 v. Pieter, m. 17 Sept., 1742, at Kingston, N. Y., Marjerie 

Ben (Bain). 

19 vi. Cornelis, m. about 1746, Eleanora Ben (Bain). 

20 vii. Jannetje (Johanneke), b. 5 Nov., 1721; d. 18 March, 

1799; m. 27 Dec, 1743, Silas Beldin. 

viii. tje, a daughter, bap. 17 Oct., 1724, at Linlithgo; 

spon.: Jan and Tyssje Decker. 

21 ix. Maritjen, m. 24 May, 1748, at Salisbury, Conn., Ruliff 


22 X. Catherine, bap. 19 Oct., 1731, at Germantown; spon.: 

Martinus Hofman and Cathryn Luysze; m. 17 Sept., 
1762, at Claverack, N. Y., William Van Alstyne. 
4. Jannetje' Knickerbocker (Harmen Jansen * ), b. in the 
Colony of Rensselaerwyck; m. (i) 22 March, 1704, at Albany, 
N. Y., Hendrick Lansing, Jr., b. there, son of Hendrick Gerritsen 
Lansing* and wife Lysbeth; m. (2) 6 March, 1709, at Albany, 
Anthony Bogardus, bur. there 14 April, 1744, son of Pieter 
Bogardus and Wyntje Cornelise Bosch (dau. of Cornelis Teunisen 
Bosch and Maritie Thomase Mingael). Children bap. at Albany, 
except Wyntje, who was bap. at New York City, as follows: 

23 i. Lysbeth," bap. 5 Aug., 1705; spon.: Johannes Knik- 

icelbakker and Lysbeth Lansing; m. 1722, Egbert 

ii. Wyntje, bap. i Sept., 17 10; spon.: Elbert Harmense 

and Tryntje Van Brugh. 
iil. Marya, bap. 10 Feb., 17 12; spon.: Johannes and An- 

netjen Knikkerbakker. 
iv. Pieter, bap. 21 May, 17 16; spon.: Pieter and Sara Van 

V. Cornelia, bap. 3 Aug., 1718; spon.: Joannes Van Vegten 

and Susanna Bratt. 
vi. Cornelia, bap. 11 Oct., 17 19; spon.: Joannes and Anna 

Van Vegten. 

* Hendrick Gerritsen Lansing was son of Gerrit Fredericksen Lansing 
from Hassell, near Swoll, in Overyssell, Holland, and Elizabeth Hendricks, 
who m. 2d Wouter Van Den Uythof of Albany, baker. Van Den Uythof m. 
again 14 Oct., 169 1, Elizabeth De Lint, widow of Jacob Meesz Vrooman. 

1908.] Tke Knickerbocker Family. 39 

vii. Evert, bap. 10 June, 1722; spon.: Job. Schoonmaker 

and Wyntje V. Vegten; bur. 23 July, 1746, at Albany. 

viii. Anna, bap. 17 Feb., 1725; spon.: Jisse and Neelt 


5. CoRNELis" Knickerbocker (Harmen Jansen'), bap. 6 Jan., 

1692, at Albany, N. Y.; d. 30 March, 1776, at Sharon, Conn.; m. 

prior to 1722 Johanna Schut, probably dau. of Myndert Schut* 

and Sara Persen, bap. 7 March, 1697, at Kingston, N. Y. 

In 17 1 1 Harmen Knickerbocker deeded land in the south part 
of Amenia, N, Y., to Cornelius Knickerbocker, who in 1743 was 
living in Salisbury, Conn., on a farm which in 1748 he exchanged 
with Capt. John Sprague for land on Gay street north of Sharon 
near a pond called Knickerbocker's Pond, now Beardslee Pond 
(Isaac Huntting's Little Nine Partners, p. 366). 

A tax assessment in Dutchess County in 1723 shows that Cor- 
nelius Knickerbacker was taxed eleven pounds and eleven pence 
(Smith's History of Rhinebeck, N. V., p. 46). 

On 14 May, 1743, Cornelius Knickerbocker was one of the 
interpreters between the Indians Cabrickset and Tasawight, who 
were called to locate landmarks in the outline survey of Little 
Nine Partners made by Charles Clinton. In November Clinton 
and his men prepared to correct his Livingston "random line." 
They left the south bend of the Roelof Jansen for Nackawawick, 
the east end of the Livingston line, and spent the night at Cor- 
nelius Knickerbocker's who lived in that neighborhood. Again 
Knickerbocker was of service by helping show the Indian bounds 
of Nackawawick (Huntting's Litt/e Nine Partners, p. 28). 
Children of Cornelis Knickerbocker and Jonanna Schut: 

i. Elisabeth,' bap. 7 Jan., 1722, at Kingston, N. Y.; spon.: 
Jonas de Longe and Blandina Peersen. 
24 ii. William, m. Abigail . It is not proved that Wil- 
liam belongs to this family, but the birth of his two 
daughters in Sharon, Conn., one being named Han- 
nah, are suggestive of such a connection. 
iii. Johannes, bap. 22 May, 1731, at Saugertis (Katsbaan), 

N. Y.; spon.: Martinus Hoofman and Maria Schot. 
iv. Debora, bap. 18 April, 1738, aged 9 months, at Athens, 
N. Y.; spon.: Hannes Knickerbocker and Jacomyn, 
his wife. 
V. Cornelia, b. 20 Feb., 1740; bap. at Athens; spon.: Phil. 
Kuntz and Mar. Lis., his wife. She may have m. 12 
May, 1765, at Sharon, Conn., Josiah Pettit. Josiah 
Pettit of Sharon and Rebekkah Ford of Amenia, 
N. Y., were m. 27 Aug., 1767, at Sharon. 

* Myndert Schut m. before 16 Nov., 1694, Sara Janse Persen, dau. of Jan 
Hendricksen Persen and Annetje Matthys of Fort Orange, Albany. Annetje 
Matthys was dau. of Matthys Jansen Van Keulen and Margaret Hendricks of 
Fort Orange and Esopus. Myndert Schut owned a patent north of Maiden in 
Ulster County. He was son of Willem Jansen Schut. 

William Jansen Schut of Shawangunk, N. Y., m. Grietie Jacobs. In his 
will dated 6 May, 1706, proved 4 June, 1722, and recorded at Kingston, N. Y., 
he left his son Myndert 100 gulden. 

40 The Knickerbocker Family. [Jan., 

6. Cornelia' Knickerbocker (Harmen Jatisen * ), bap. 21 July, 
1695, at Albany, N. Y.; m. prior to 1716 Jan Vosburgh, son of 
Jacob Vosburgh and Dorothea Janse Van Aalsteyn. In 1723 he 
lived in Dutchess County and was taxed eleven pounds and 
eleven pence (Smith's History of Rhinebeck^ N. K, p, 45). On 
17 Oct., 1724, Jan and Cornelia Vosburgh became members of the 
church at Linlithgo, N. Y.; on 7 Sept., 1753, they joined the Dutch 
Reformed Church of the Flatts, near Nether Rhinebeck, N. Y., 
and on 5 Oct., 1766, were received into the membership of the 
Dutch Reformed Church at Red Hook, N. Y. In 1732 Jan Vos- 
burgh was a supervisor in Kipsbergen, Dutchess County (Smith's 
History of Rhinebeck, N. F., p. 47). In 1755 Jo^ii Vosburgh of 
the Precinct of Rhinebeck owned three slaves (above authority, 

P- 50). 

Children of Jan Vosburgh and Cornelia Knickerbocker: 

i. Jacob,' b. 7 June, 1716; bap. 18 June, 1716, at West 
Camp, N. Y.; spon.: Peter and Gertroud Vosburg. 

25 ii. Catharine, m. 30 Dec, 1747, at Rhinebeck, Jacob 


26 iii. Dorothea, m. Volkert Witbeck. 

iv. Everth, bap. 1735, at Germantown, N. Y.; spon.: Everth 
Knickerbocker and Maria Decker. 

27 V. Marten, bap. 29 July, 1738, at Linlithgo; spon.: Reiger 

Schermerhorn and Geertje Ten Eyck; m. 1766, Cor- 
nelia Gilbert. 

7. Evert' Knickerbocker (Harmen Jansen ' ), bap. 3 Sept., 1699, 
at Albany, N. Y.; m. there 23 May, 1725, Geertruy Vosburgh, 
dau. of Jacob Vosburgh and Dorothea Janse Van Aalsteyn. In 
1723 he resided in Dutchess County and was taxed seven pounds 
and seven pence (Smith's History of Rhinebeck, N. F., p. 46). In 
1755 Capt. Evert Knickerbacker of the Precinct of Rhinebeck 
owned a slave named Maria (above authority, p. 50). 

Children of Evert Knickerbocker and Geertruy Vosburgh: 

28 i. Elisabeth,' bap. 21 Aug., 1726, at Linlithgo, N. Y.; 

spon.: Lour. Knickerbocker and Cath. Vosburgh; m. 
12 June, 1747, at Rhinebeck Flatts, N. Y., Petrus 
ii. Dorothe, bap. 29 June, 1729, at Kinderhook, N. Y.; 
spon.: Martin Hof man and Catrina Vosburgh; m. (i) 
9 Nov., 1750, at Germantown, N. Y., her cousin Peter 
Martense Vosburgh, son of Marten Vosburgh* and 
Eytje Van Buren. In the marriage record she is 
called "Carlotta," but this is evidently meant for 
Dorothea. On 21 Oct., 1757, "Peter Martense Vos- 
burgh and wife Dorothea Knickerbacker " joined the 
church at Linlithgo. She m. (2) before 1775 Dirck 
Wesselse Ten Broek, bap. i May, 17 15, at Albany; d. 
on his bowery and was interred in the family 

* Marten Vosburgh was baptised 31 Jan., 1697, at Albany; m. there 21 Oct., 
1719, Eytje Van Buren, bap. 7 Nov., 1700, at Albany, dau. of Pieter Mar- 
tensen Van Buren and Ariaantje Barents. Marten was son of Jacob Abraham- 
sen Vosburgh. 

igo8.] The Knickerbocker Family. 41 

cemetery, eldest son of Samuel Ten Broek and Maria 
Van Rensselaer. Dirck Wesselse Ten Broek m. (i) 
28 June, 1743, at Kinderhook, Catharina, dau. of 
Leendert Conyn and Emmetje Jannetje Van Alen, 
and she was mother of his children. Dorothea 
Knickerbocker appears to have had no children by 
either of her husbands. "Dirck Ten Broek and 
Dorothea Knikkebakker, his wife," stand as sponsors 
for Dirck, son of Andreas Gardener and Barbel 
Schmit, bap. 25 Dec, 1774, at Germantown. Ten 
Broek several times represented the manor of Liv- 
ingston in the Provincial Assembly. The Assembly 
of New York, under the Constitution, was composed 
of twenty-four members. They met at Kingston, 9 
Sept., 1777, and the following month were dispersed 
by the British troops. He was a member of this 
session, as also of the second, which was held at 
Poughkeepsie the year following. He continued to 
to be Representative until 1783 {History of Albany 
and Schenectady Counties, N. Y., Howell & Penney, 
P- 353)- The bowery of his grandfather, Dirck 
Wesselse Ten Broeck, with its tract of twelve hun- 
dred acres on the Roelof Jansen Kil, became his 
property, partly by inheritance from his father, and 
partly by purchase from the heirs of his uncle, 
Tobias Ten Broek {Ten Broek Genealogy, p. 65). 
29 iii. Cornelia, bap. to June, 1733, at Linlithgo; spon.: Jan 
and Cornelia Vosburgh; m. 27 Feb., 1755, at Rhine- 
beck Flatts, her cousin, Isaac Vosburgh, bap. 5 Sept., 
1 73 1, at Kinderhook; son of Pieter Vosburgh* and 
Dirckie Van Aalsteyn. 
8. Pieter' Knickerbocker (Harmen Jansen'), bap. 19 April, 
1702, at Albany, N. Y.; bans registered 16 May, 1725, at Kings- 
ton, N. Y.; m. Neeltjen Freer, bap. 15 May, 1696, at Poughkeep- 
sie, N. Y., dau. of Abraham Freer and Echie Willems Titsoort; 
m. 28 April, 1694, at New Paltz, N. Y. Pieter and his bride were 
residents of Dutchess County. 

Peter Knickabaker, labourer, was made a freeman in New 
York City 15 May, 1 740-1 {Burgher and Freeman of New York, 
New York Historical Society Collections, 1885, p. 142). 

On 12 April, 1774, the Common Council of the City of New 
York ordered that "Peter Knickerbacker late a Cartman in this 

* Pieter Vosburgh was bap. 22 May, 1686, at Albany; m. there 18 Feb.. 
1717, his cousin, Dirckie Van Aalsteyn, bap. 26 May, 1695, at Albany, dau 
of Lambert Jansen Van Aalsteyn and Jannetje Thomase Mingael. Pieter 
was son of Jacob Abrahamsen Vosburgh. 

Jacob Abrahamsen Vosburgh m. Dorothea Janse Van Aalsteyn, dau. of 
Jan Martensen, called "the Weaver," and Dirckien Hermans. Jacob and 
Dorothea Vosburg were among the earliest church members at Linlithgo, N. Y. 
Jacob was son of Abraham Pietersen Vosburgh, a carpenter and trader, and 
owner of a saw-mill on Wynant's Kill, which he sold in 1674 to Wynant 
Gerritsen Van Der Poel. In 1654, Pierson states that Abraham sent down 1,500 

42 Inscriptions in Milltown Cemetery, Southeast, N. V. [Jan., 

City who is old and Infirm and unable to follow the Business of 
carting be Appointed to the Office of an Inspector of Cord Wood 
for the Coenties Slip, in the Room and Stead of Cornelius Van 
Home, and he the said Peter Knickerbacker is hereby Appointed 
to the said Office Accordingly, and that before he enter upon the 
Duties of said Office, he first take an Oath for the Due Execution 
of the same." {Minutes of the Common Council of the City of 
New York, vol. 8, p. 24.) 

Pieter Knickerbacker and wife, Neeltie Freer, joined the 

church at Red Hook, N. Y., 30 Sept., 1775, with letters. Children: 

i. Elisabeth,* bap. 29 May, 1726, at Kingston, N, Y.; 

spon.: Gysbert a Berg and Jannetjen Knickerbocker; 

d. young. 

30 ii. Abraham, m. 28 Nov., 1754, at New York City, Geer- 

truid Van Deusen. Abraham probably belongs to 
this family. 

31 iii. Harmen Jansz, bap. 13 Jan., 1734, at Kingston, N. Y.; 

spon.: Jan Vosburg and Cornelia Knickerbocker; d. 
"1802;" m. 1777, Susanna Basson. 
iv. Elisabeth, bap. 7 Jan., 1739, at Kingston, N. Y.; spon.: 
Jacob Vosburg, Jr., and Dorothy Vosburg; probably 
m. 5 Nov., 1757, at New York City (license dated 2 
Nov.), William Pasman. 

" {To be continued.) 


Copied by Emma J. Foster and Julia R. Livingston. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXVIII., p. 277, of the Record.) 

Marvin, Rachel, wife of Nath'l Marvin, d. Nov. 27, 1810, aged 
23 yrs. 
Elizabeth, wife of Ichabod Marvin, d. Apr. 18, 1845, in the 60 
year of her age. 
Morris, Minerva, wife of Jachin Morris, d. April 25, 1831, in the 
29 year of her age, 
Thomas C, son of Jachin & Minerva Morris, d. Oct. 10, 1853, 
M. 23 yrs., II mo., & 2 ds. 
Morehouse, Elizabeth, dau. of Andrew & Elizabeth Morehouse, 

d. July 22, 1839, aged 3 yrs., 3 mo, & 23 ds. 
Northrup, Irving, d. Dec. 6, 1846, aged 4 mo. & 20 ds. Child of 
Wm. C. & Agnes Northrup. 
Edwin, d. Dec. 9, 1846, aged 4 mo. & 23 ds. Child of Wm. C. 

& Agnes Northrup. 
James, d. Oct. 4, 1855, aged 73 yrs., 2 mo. & 20 ds. 
Susan, wife of James Northrup, d. Apr. 6. 1849, aged 63 yrs., 

I mo. & 14 ds. 
Edwin, son of James & Susan Northrup, d. Feb. 16, 1812, M. 
6 yrs., 18 ds. 

igo8.] Inscriptions in Milltown Cemetery, Southeast, N. Y. 43 

Olmstead, Betsey, d, Sept. 29, 1836, in the 97 year of her age. 
James M,, Born July 8, 1817, Died Oct. 5, 1847. 
Eunice, wife of James M. Olmstead, Born July 28, 1815, Died 

May I, 1848. 
Polly, wife of Judson Olmstead, d. Sept. 23, 1854, in the 49 

year of her age. 
Nathan, departed this life, March 27, 1836, aged 55 yrs. 
Sally, wife of Nathan Olmstead, d. Oct. 29, 1854, aged 67 yrs., 

10 mo. & 14 ds. 

Samuel H., son of Nathan & Sally Olmstead, d. Mar. 19, 1833, 

JE. 21 yrs., to mo. & 14 ds. 
Ebenezer, d. Nov. 24, 1855, aged 46 yrs. 
Paddock, David, d. June 21, 181 8, aged 30 yrs. 

Electa, wife of David Paddock, d. Nov. 16, 1870, JE. 76 yrs. 
Cyrus, son of David & Electa Paddock, d. Sep. 10, 1838, aged 

23 yrs., 6 mo. & 10 ds. 
David, son of David & Electa Paddock, d. May 25, 181 8, aged 

8 mo. & II ds. 
Miriam, My Mother, d. Apr. 27, 1823, aged 79 yrs. & 11 mo, 
Anson, d. July 5, 1831, ae. 43. 

Lydia Langford, wife of Anson Paddock, Born 1792, Died 1873. 
Emily C, dau. Judah & Jane Paddock, d. Oct. 2, 1828, aged 2 

yrs., 9 mo. & 5 ds. 
Isaac, departed this life, June the 22nd, 1817, aged 25 yrs. 
Palmer, Daniel, son of Joseph & Lydia Palmer, d. Apr. 2, 1841, 

JE. 6 yrs., 5 mo. & 27 ds. 
Penny, Darius, d. March 23, 18 14, in the 42 year of his age. 
Piatt, William, d. May 26, 1839, aged 38 yrs., 5 mo. & 26 ds, 
Purdy, Martha, d. Dec. 14. 1844, aged 20 yrs, & 6 mo. 
Mary, d. Feb. 3, 1844, aged 22 yrs, & 7 mo, 
William E., d, Aug, 7, 1843, aged 23 yrs, & 10 mo. 
Raymond, Asa, d. March 31, 1846, aged 62 yrs., 3 mo. & 11 ds. 
Fanny, wife of Asa Raymond, d, Jan, 22, 1848, aged 60 yrs,, 

11 mo. & 16 ds. 

Rice, Edward, d. Nov. 6, 1826, JE. 61 yrs,, 4 mo. & 4 ds. 

Lucy, wife of Capt, Edward Rice, d, March 23, 1826, .^, 55 

yrs., II mo. & 7 ds. 
Henry, son of Capt. Edward Rice, d. Mar. 29, 1826, JE. 22 

yrs., I mo. & 29 ds. 
Lewis, d. July 11, 1849, aged 53 yrs., 3 mo, & 6 ds, 
Richards, Nathan, d, Feb, 15, 1839, aged 62 yrs, 

Cynthia, wife of Nathan Richards, d. Apr. 20, 1848, in the 72 

year of her age. 
Sally Betsey, dau. of Nathan & Cynthia Richards, d, Dec, 4, 

1844, aged 29 yrs. 
Ezra, d. Apr. 25. 1819, aged 68 yrs. 

Mary, wife of Moses Richards, d. July 4, 1868, JE. 99 yrs. 
Moses, son of David B. & Delia Richards, March ii, 1833; 

March 11, 1839. 
Moses, d. March 3, 1824, aged 6^ yrs. 
Abigail, wife of Charles F. Richards, d. March 23, 1825, aged 

25 yrs. 

44 Inscriptions in Milltown Cemetery, Southeast, N. Y. [Jan., 

Rider, Nathan, d. Nov^. 6, 1815, aged 25 yrs. 

Ritch, John W., d. Aug. 16, 1841, in the 67 year of his age. 

Catharine, wife of John W. Ritch, d. Dec. 2, 1833, in the 49 

year of her age. 
Delight, dau. of John & Catherine Ritch, d. Dec. 24, 1834, in 
the 26 year of her age. 
Roberts. Selina, d. Oct. 22, 1837, in the 18 year of her age, 
Rufus, d. Aug. 10, 1825, aged 31 yrs. 
Benjamin, d. Nov. 16, 1823, aged 62 yrs. & 8 mo. 
Ruben, son of Benjamin & Abigail Roberts, d. March 12, 
1 8 14, aged 18 yrs. 
Rockwell, Reuben, d, June 26, 1849, aged 80 yrs., 7 mo. & 21 ds. 
Cumphy, wife of Reuben Rockwell, d. Dec. 16, 1820, aged 50 

yrs., 10 mo. & 26 ds. 
Esther, wife of Reuben Rockwell, d. Sept. 4, 1838, aged 59 

yrs., 8 mo. & 22 ds. 
Rufus, d. Nov. 19, 1838, aged 26 yrs., 3 mo. & 21 ds. 
Clarissa, d. Oct. 27, 1818, aged 23 yrs. & 19 ds. 
Rowland, Sophia, d. Aug. 6, 1820, aged 19 yrs,, 10 mo. & 20 ds. 

Hezekiah, d, Apr. 29, 1819, aged 60 yrs., 3 mo. & 20 ds. 
Russell, Ransom S., son of Ransom & Eunice Russell, d. Oct, i, 

1832, aged 4 yrs. 
Sanford, Ahaz, son of Hezekiah & Betsey Sanford, d. July 21, 
1813, aged 24 yrs. & 6 mo. 
Hezekiah, Esq., d. March 18, A.D. 1834, aged 72 yrs., 2 mo. & 

12 ds. 
Zalmon, Esq., d, Apr. 30, 1809, aged 41 yrs., 8 mo. & 23 ds. 
Betsey, wife of Hezekiah Sanford, d, Aug. 22, 1844, aged 82 
yrs., 9 mo. & 12 ds. 
Sears, Seth, d. Aug. 2, 1809, in the 73 year of his age. 

Mary, wife of Isaac Sears, d. Apr. 11, 182 1, aged 30 yrs. 

Isaac, son of Isaac Sears, d. Jan. 21, 1823, aged 2 yrs. 

Comfort, d, Dec. 24, 1827, aged 76 yrs. 

Eunice, wife of Comfort Sears, d. Jan. 23, 1839, aged 84 yrs. 

David H., d. Sept. 26, 1830, aged 35 yrs., 11 mo. & 7 ds. 

Isaac, d. Oct. 27, 1839, aged 67 yrs.", 8 mo. & 25 ds. 

Priscilla, wife of Isaac Sears, d. Oct. 18, 185 1, aged 72 yrs., 10 

mo. & 2i,ds, 
Samuel, d. Oct. 10, 1833, in the 57 year of his age. 
Phebe, dau. of Samuel & Phebe Sears, d. Apr, 6, 1819, aged 

20 yrs. 
Deliverance, dau. of Samuel & Martha Sears, d. Sept. 25, 

1819, aged I year. 
Benjamin, d. March 12, 1827, aged 90 years. 
Mary, wife of Benjamin Sears, d. May 26, 1814, aged 73 yrs. 
Heman, d. Aug. 18, 1817, Aet. 50. 

Knowles, Capt., d. June 10, 1817, in the 79 year of his age. 
Seth & Rheumamah, The Graves of, he died May i, 1819, M. 

48, she died Dec. 9, 1813, M. 31, 
Ann Ophelia, dau, of Geo, E. & Mary Jane Sears, d. Aug. 31, 
1 841, aged 4 yrs., 9 mo. & 24 ds. 
Selleck, Isaac, d. May i, 1828, Aet. 6(i yrs. 

igo8.] Inscriptions in Milltown Cemetery, Southeast, N, Y. j^j.^ 

Selleck, Betty, wife of Isaac Selleck, d. Apr. 29, 1820, Aet. 51 yrs. 
Lucretia, dau. of Isaac & Betty Selleck, d. May 10, 1821, 
Aet. 32. 
Smith, Nancy, Born April 21, 1788, Died March 15, 1850, 
Stevens, Demmon, d. March 4, 1848, aged 61 yrs., 10 mo. & 26 ds. 
Rachel, wife of Demmon Stevens, d. Jan. 17, 1871, aged 80 
yrs., 5 mo. & 21 ds. 
Swords, Lebbeus, d. Oct. 20, 1848, M. 79 yrs. & 4 mo. 

Ruanah, wife of Lebbeus Swords, d. July 9, 1835, in the 70 

year of her age. 
Eleanor G., dau. of Lebbeus and Ruamah Swords, d. Aug. 14, 
1846, aged 35 yrs. 
Townsend, Mary, dau. of Nancy Townsend, d. Aug. i, 1834, aged 
1 8 yrs. & 8 mo. 
Phebe, wife of Alonzo Townsend, d, Nov. 23, 1845, aged 
36 yrs. 
Trowbridge, Cornelia Ann, dau. of Phineas B. & Sally B. Trow- 
bridge, d. Aug. 6, 1848, aged 17 yrs., 4 mo. & 5 ds. 
George P., son of Phineas B. & Sally B. Trowbridge, d. Apr. 

15, 1845, aged 4 yrs., 8 mo. & 26 ds. 
William Henry, son of William C. & Mary E. A. Trowbridge, 

d. Jan. 12, 1840, aged 3 mo. & 28 ds. 
William, son of William C. & Mary E. A. Trowbridge, d. 
March 10, 1849, aged 5 mo. & 15 ds. 
Turner, Mary, dau. of James & Betsey Turner, d. June 14, 1835, 

aged 15 yrs. & 4 mo. 
Wanzer, Silvia D., wife of Henry B. Wanzer, d. Sept. 3, 1862, aged 

24 yrs., 3 mo. & 13 ds. 
Warring, Peter, d. June 27, 1849, aged 67 yrs., 6 mo. & 3 ds. 

Esther, wife of Peter Warring, d. July 16, 1831, M. 44 yrs., 
7 mo. 
Webb, Charles, son of Abraham & Polly Webb, d. Jan. 26, 1823, 
aged 10 yrs., i mo. & 21 ds. 
Abraham, d. Sept. 25, 1856, aged 76 yrs., 5 mo. and 12 ds. 
Weed, Ithamar, Esq., d. Apr. 30, 1829, aged 73 yrs. 

Delight, wife of Ithamar Weed, Esq., d. Sept. 28, 1844, aged 

83 yrs. 
Mary, dau. of Hart & Roxanna Weed, d. Feb. 14, 1807, aged 

I yr., also David, d. Dec. 2, 1808, aged 5 ds. 
Polly, dau. of Ithamar & Delight Weed, d. Feb. 2, 181 9, aged 

30 yrs 
Elizabeth, d. May 8, 1832, J^. 3 yrs., 10 mo. & 4 ds. 
William H., d. March 9, 1833, M. 2 yrs., 9 mo. & 14 ds. 
Pamela, d. Jan. 24, 1833, 2E. 11 mo. & 4 ds., three children of 

Hendrick & Polly Weed. 
Wm. Henry, son of Hendrick & Polly Weed, d. Sept. 26, 1828, 

J^. 2 yrs., 7 mo. & 17 ds. 
Pamela, d. Feb. 16, 1809, in the 31st year of her age. 
Wooster, George, son of John R. and Sally Wooster, d. July 23, 
1829, M. 2 yrs,, II mo. & 7 ds. 
Elizabeth Malvina, dau. of John R. & Sally Wooster, d. Dec. 
14, 1840, aged 7 yrs., 3 mo. & 17 ds. 

46 Neiv York Gleanings in England. [Jan., 

Wooster, Laura, wife of Sylvanus Wooster, d. July 19, 181 2, aged 

24 yrs. 
Young, Archibald, d. May 14, 1822, aged 43 yrs. 

Ava P., dau. of Archibald & Sophie C. Young, d. Sept. 29, 

1819, aged I yr., 3 mo. & 14 ds. 
Eber, Born July 4, 1798, Died Dec. 11, 1844. 
Elkanah, son of Eber & Minerva Young, Born July 16, 1832, 
Died March 21, 1835. 

Including " Gleanings," by Henry F. Waters, not before printed. 

Contributed by Lothrop Withington, 

30 Little Russell St.. W. C, London. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXVIIL, p. 206 of the Record). 

George Forrester of the City of New York, Mariner. Will 4 
August 1748; proved 14 February 1750/51. To William Holt of 
New York, Vintner, my friend and executor, all shares in the 
Sunderland, man of war, and the A ntelope, privateer of New York. 
Witnesses: Charles Gilmore, Peter van Vechter, John Bryant. 

Busby, 45. 

John Rush of New York in America, Hatter, and by God's 
grace shall return thither again. Will 13 May 1743; proved i 
June, 1743. To my wife, now at New York, all my wearing 
Apparell and Utensils and Stock in Trade that is now in my 
possession in London, except the hatboxes, they to be sold and 
the money to be sent her with jQ\o value in copper halfpence. 
To Edward Daniel of Redmaid Lane, County Middlesex, Cooper, 
^20. Rest to my son John and daughter Sarah when 21. Ex- 
ecutor: said Edward Daniel. Witnesses: Ann Way, James Burn, 
John Perry. Boycott, 208. 

Margaret White of East Greenwich, county Kent, Spinster. 
Will 5 June 1766; proved 12 January 1767. All my copyhold 
lands and Estate in Manor of Ealing otherwise Zeling, county 
Middlesex, to my nephew Thomas White, son of my late deceased 
Brother, Thomas White of Serjeants Inn, Esq. If he dies with- 
out any issue, I give the said estate to my Nephew and two 
Nieces, children of my late deceased Brother Francis White, who 
are now living in New York in North America. To my servant 
Martha Hopton, all my clothes, and ;^2o. To my nephew 
Thomas White, and Joseph Blisset ^^500 Old South Sea Annuity, 
part of ^800 standing m my name, in trust for my said servant 
Martha Hopton. Residue and all reversions to said nephew 
Thomas White, now living in Southampton. Executors: Nephew 
Thomas White and Mr. Joseph Blisset of Six Clerks Office, 
London, gentleman. Witnesses: A. Mole, Andw. Hatt, Walter 
Vincent. Legard, 31. 

1908.] New York Gleanings in England. 47 

Enoch Stephenson, City of New York, Province of New York 
in America. Will 3 Febuary 1735/6; proved i December 1753. 
To my wife Catharine Stephenson, all my jewels, household 
goods, Negro Slaves, namely Maria and her son and daughter, 
Quaco and Sarah, Qua a negro Boy and Cato a negro girl. All 
the rest and residue of my estate real and personal to my wife 
Catherine Stephenson, and my children, viz: Enoch, Catherin, 
Isabella, John, and Richard, and to such child or children as may 
hereafter be born to me, share and share alike. If I die in New 
York, my executors to call in all my estates and to sell the house 
I bought of John Price, situated on Port Royal, Jamaica, and also 
two Lots of land I bought of David Jemison in King Street in 
Eastward part of New York. Executors and Guardians to my 
children: my wife Catherine, my brother Pennington Stephenson, 
at present residing in England, Peter Valet and Joseph Robinson, 
both of New York, merchants, and if my children should go to 
Jamaica during their minority, I appoint my friend Colin. Edwin 
Sandys their guardian there. Witnesses: Gul° Verplanck, Ab- 
raham Van Home, Junr., Willm. Hewtin. Searle, 325.. 

Susannah Thurnam, widow and relict of Francis Thurnam, 
late of the City of New York, America, Merchant, deceased. 
Will 23 August 1758; proved 26 January 1760. To my daughter 
Elizabeth Thurnam all my wearing apparrell; if she die in in- 
fancy, between my two sisters in law, Elizabeth, wife of Nicholas 
Roosevelt, and Gertrug Thurnam, that is the silks and Linen, the 
calico and stuffs, to my Aunts Agnis Lockwood, wife of Joseph 
Lockwood, half, Grace Williams, wife of William Williams, one 
quarter, and Sarah Brown, wife of Isaac Brown, one quarter. 
My fee simple estates in England or America as follows: one 
half to my son Richardson Thurnam, and one half to my daughter 
Elizabeth. In case of death of both children without issue, I 
give four equal fifth parts to Brothers and sisters in law, Ralph 
Thurnam, John Thurnam, Elizabeth Roosevelt, and Gertrug 
Thurnam, and the remaining one fifth to my Uncle and Aunts, 
Joseph Lockwood, Grace Williams, and Sarah Brown. My leases 
in the City of London or elsewhere in England to my executors 
in trust for my son and daughter. Executors: Brother in law 
John Thurnam, of City of New York, Merchant, Nicholas Roose- 
velt, of the said City, Goldsmith, and Dirck Schuyler, of said 
City, Merchant. Witnesses: Thomas Pettit, Abraham Bussing, 
John McKesson. Proved by John Thurnam, reserving to the 
other executors. Lynch, 40. 

Mary Boudinot, living in parish of St. Giles in the fields, 
Middlesex, Spinster. Will 9 July 1712; proved 26 May 1716. 
To poor of the French Church called Greek Church one guinea. 
To my nephew Elias Boudinot, living in New York, one guinea, 
and to all his brothers and sisters one guinea each. To John 
Belin my nephew and to his daughter who is at Rotterdam one 
guinea. To James Belin, son of AUard Belin, my nephew, de- 
ceased, one guinea. To Mary Belin, my grandniece, daughter of 
Mr. James Belin and Jane Montague, the rent of 381ivres Tour- 

48 New York Gleanings in England. [Jan., 

nois French money upon a house at Marons Boat in the Province 
of Xaintonge in France. To my grandnephew Allard Belin, mer- 
chant in London, and to his sister Jane Mary Belin, ^^60 each. 
Residuary Legatee and Executrix: My grandniece and god- 
daughter Mary Belin, daughter of Mr. James Belin. Witnesses: 
Stephen Brigand, Anthony Sion, Isaac Delpech, Not. Pub. 1712, 
This is truly Translated out of French by me Isaac Delpech, 
Notary Public. Fox, 92, 

Gilbert Burnet, Esquire, now in London, Eldest son of William 
Burnet, late Governor of New York, deceased. Will 17 June 1762; 
proved 21 June 1762. To my friend, Mrs. Jane Walton of Scot- 
land Yard, Westminster, Spinster, all Interest Money now due to 
me in Holland and America, or elsewhere, and all my personal 

estate. To my son Thomas Burnet, now Apprentice to Mr. , 

Apothecary, all the rest and residue of my real estate. Executrix: 
said Jane Walton. Witnesses: Manuel lelees, Richard Lovett, 
Tolson Banting. St. Eloy, 234. 

Peter Wraxall, at present residing in City of New York. Will 
10 September 1759; proved 13 February 1762. To my honoured 
father and friend Mr. John Wraxall of Bristol in England ^20. 
To my sister Mrs. Ann Wraxall, by my father's first wife and my 
own mother, ;2^4oo. To my sister Mrs. Mary Wraxall of Bristol 
£,^0. If Ann die before my decease, ;^3oo of the above ;!^4oo to 
my niece Elizabeth Wraxall, daughter of my Brother Richard 
Wraxall, ;^ioo to my said sister Mary. To my friend Sir William 
Johnson, Baronet, jQ^o. Life and Death are the indubitable 
appointments of a Wise Righteous, and Benevolent God. To his 
Mercy through the intercession and merits of my Lord and 
Saviour Jesus Christ, I comitt my soul and my most beloved wife 
and friend. I desire I may be buried without any kind of Ex- 
pense which may border upon Ostentation. Executrix and 
Residuary Legatee: Wife Elizabeth Wraxall. Secretary's Office 
New York, 10 September, 1759. Anne Devisme, John Watts, 
and Beverley Robinson, make oath to truth of depositions and 
Elizabeth Wraxall is granted execution. [Signed] Geo: Banyar. 
Anne Devisme, wife of Peter Devisme being a sister of Elizabeth 
Wraxall, relict of Peter Wraxall. St. Eloy, 86. 

Sir Henry Moore of the Island of Jamaica, Bart, at this time 
his Majesty's Governor in Chief of the Province of New York in 
North America. Will 11 April 1769; proved 7 June 1770. All 
my estates, real and personal in Jamaica and Great Britain, to 
Henry Dawkins, Esquire, of Standlinch, County Wilts, Edward 
Morant, Esquire, of Pilewell, County Hants, Edward Long, 
Esquire, of Jamaica, sole Judge of the Court of Vice- Admiralty 
in that Island, and John Gordon, Senior, of St. Mary's parish, 
Jamaica, practitioner in Physic, in trust to pay my debts, and 
then to my wife Catharina Maria Moore ;!£'6oo per annum out of 
my estate of Moore Hall, parish of St. Mary, as by marriage 
indenture of 11 January 1750/51, and at her decease to my child, 
John Henry Moore, and his heirs. To my daughter Susanna 

1908.] New York Gleanings in England. 49 

Jane, now wife of Captain Alexander Dickson of H. M. i6th 
Regiment of Foot, ^3000. Residue to my said son, whose guar- 
dian I appoint my wife Catharina Maria Moore. Witnesses: 
Fransis Child, Robt. Hull, Phil. Livingston, Junior. 

Jenner, 237. 

Christopher Billop, prisoner in the Fleet prison in the parish 
of St. Brides in the City of London, gentleman. Will 25 April 
1724; proved 24 April 1725. My plantation in Bentley and Manor 
of Bentley and Mansion house, etc, in province of New York, 
upon Stratton Island I give to my daughter Mary, now wife of 
the Reverend William Skinner, Clerk, for life, and then to her 
heirs Male, in default to Christopher Farmar, second son of my 
son in law Thomas Farmar, he to pay ;^2oo New York money to 
every daughter of said Mary Skinner, daughter Mary to leave 
to Christopher or whoever inherits, five good Feather beds, 
sheets, etc, curtains, and Vallences, pewter and woden ware for 
six people, Table linen, 5 pair Iron Dogs, five shovells and Tongs, 
five Chamijers, Table in each romms. Seats used in that Country, 
Utensills for Dairy of ten Cows, Casks in Cellar for Cyder, four 
horses, six oxen fit for ploughs, ploughs, harness, etc, ten Milch 
Cows and Calves, three steers of three years old, four of two 
years, four Heifers of two years, ten yearlings a Bull of two years, 
ten Hogs of 12 months, two Sows and a Boar, 100 ewes and a 
Ram, Ten weathers of two years, and , whoever inherits 

to take the surname [sicj of Billop without the mixture or ad- 
dition of any other Surname whatever. If Christopher dies, to 
Thomas Farmar, third son; if he dies, to Brook Farmar, fourth 
son; if he die, to Robert Farmar, fifth son; if he die, to Samuel 
Farmar, sixth son; if he die, to William Farmar, seventh son. 
My plantation near Rareton River, known as Junions Land in 
province of New York to my daughter Anne Farmar, wife of 
said Thomas Farmar, and her heirs male excepting Jaspar Far- 
mar, eldest son of said son in law Thomas Farmar, to whom I 
give only ^20. Out of money due tj me from Sr Alexander 
Rigby's, Knt, estate late deceased, amounting by this time to 
;^52oo, I give to Mr. James Fittar of London, Merchant, ;!^2oo, 
and to my Nephew Thomas Billop of Deptford, county Kent, 
;;^50o. To said William Skinner, clerk, ^500. The residue after 
payment of my debts to the younger children of Thomas Farmar, 
To my Neice Hannah Booth, ;!^5o. Executors: James Fittar and 
Nephew Thomas Billop. Trustee: William Skinner. Witnesses: 
Tho. Frank, Wm Abell, Wm Abbott, John Baker, Edward Games. 
Memorandum 16 May 1724, Whereas but ^20 given at first to 
Hannah, made £,^0 by testator. Witnesses, ditto. 

Romney, 80. 

Thomas Cooper of the parish of Matfellon als. White Chapel, 
county Middlesex, also Citizen and Merchant taylor of London. 
Will I February 1714/15; proved i February 1715/16. To my 
Brother Robert Cooper £,\-2S-> ^ silver cup and silver poringer, 
also 15 shares in the Company for Smelting [written "selling" 
in first entries] down Lead with Pit Coal and Sea Coal, and after 

CQ New York Gleanings in England. [Jan., 

his decease 5 of the shares to Thomas Prigg, son of Robert and 
Anne Prigg, and 5 to Mary Payne his sister, wife of John Payne; 
also I give to him all money owing to me from John Fisher, 
Doctor in Colchester. To Thomas, son of Robert and Anne 
Prigg, deceased, 10 shares in aforenamed Company. To George 
Whitehead ^5. To Thomas Pistow, Esquire, Hatter, ^30. To 
Martha Collier, Wife of William Collier, Butcher, ^10. To 
Elizabeth Bowing, wife of Edward Bowing of Boram, ^5. To 
Ann Wilkinson, my servant, £s- To Thomas Pitstow, Esquire, 
and Mary Payne £\o. To John Knight ^10, all my shares in 
the said Company for Smelting down Lead and all my interest in 
the New Pensilvania Company, and all the rest and residue of 
my estate in England and New Yorke and East and West Jersey 
in America to Thomas Pitstow and John Knight, in trust for 
Mary Payne, wife of said John Payne. Executors: Thomas 
Pitstow and Mary Payne. Witnesses: Tho. Butler, Daniel White, 
Susanna Butler. Proved by the affirmation of the executors. 

Fox, 22. 

Ann Crookston, of the parish of Saint George in the East in 
the County of Middlesex, widow. Will 10 September 1750; 
proved ^i February 1753. To Eldest Son, Samuel Crookston of 
East Ham, Essex, Shipwright, \s. To youngest son, John Crook- 
ston, now at Eastchester beyond the Seas, \s. Rest to Grand- 
daughter, Mary Ann Goadby, of St. George's, Spinster, executrix. 
Witnesses: Jane Armin, Jas Bennett. 

Commissaiy of London, 

Register No. 77 (i753-i754.) 

William Mountgomery, late of New York. Will i September 
1799; proved 16 July 1782. To loving friend, Margaret Mount- 
gomery, daughter of Samuel Mountgomery, Merchant in Armagh, 
^^50., if Mr. Andrew Thompson of Newry in Ireland has not 
paid the same, but if paid [not written above, sic] to trustees, etc. 
To Cousin, William Mountgomery, son to Mr. John Mount- 
gomery, my silver watch, and after my brother Joseph, and 
James 2 bonds given up remaining part of rent and personal 
estate (except moities are in Mr. Lightbodys) to four brothers, 
John and Joseph, James and Robert Montgomery. If I die in 
Mr. Lightbodys' house, to Elizabeth Lgihtbody best bed etc. 
To Mrs. Agnes Lightbody 100 dollars, looking glass, candlestick, 
etc. To Margaret Mountgomery, daughter to Samuel Mount-" 
gomery, merchant in Armagh, my chinen bowel, not tricked, and 
diamond ring. Executors: Brothers, James and Robert Mount- 
gomery. Witnesses: William Edmondson, Gabriel Lightbody. 
Will of said William Mountgomery, formerly of New York, but 
late of Newingdon Precinct in America. Proved by brother 
James of Armagh, executor, reserving to Robert. 

Prerogative Court of Ireland, 

Will Book No. 98 (1782), folio 68. 

( To be continued.) 

IQOS.] The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. 5 1 


By William Jones Skillman, Philadelphia, Pa. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXVIII.. p. 302, of The Record.) 

99 Peter' Skillman (Gerardus," Thomas/ Isaac," Thomas," 
Thomas'), b. March 5, 1787; d. April 29, 183 1; m. Rebecca, dau. 
of Simeon Smith of near Mt. Airy, Hunterdon Co., N. J., (b. 
Oct. 13, 1783; d. Jan. 7, 1866); lived in Princeton. Children 
there born and reared, and the graves of nearly all are in the 
cemetery of that old college town. 

i. Ira,' b. 1807; d. May i, 1835; m. Abigail . Had 

one dau., Irena Rebecca, d. Dec. 8, 1835, ae. 3 mos. 
and 8 ds. 
ii. Jared, b. 1810; d. Oct. 30, 1845; m. Eleanor, dau. of 
Thomas Benham, blacksmith, Princeton. Had: Re- 
becca, b. Nov. 10, 1844; d. Jan. 27, 1857. Widowed 
mother m. (2) Abraham Skillman (see No. 139), just 
returned from Ohio, where his first wife, Harriet 
Wainwright had d. in 1841, leaving six children; 
three more, Sarah, Daniel and Alice A. (now widow 
of George B. Carson, Somerville, N. J.) were added, 
iii Charles, b. Jan. 23, 1812; d. May 7, 1855; m. Catharine, 
dau. of Thomas C. Thompson, of the old Mill at 
Kingston (see No. 8), then of Scudder's Mills, Maple- 
ton (Aqueduct Mills). Had: i. Fred'k V. D.,b. July 
13, 1844; enlisted Oct. 16, 1861, Comp. B, 1st N. J. 
V. I.; discharged for disability from wounds March 
20, 1863; m. April 25, 1878, Sarah F. Renwick; Real 
Estate and Insurance, Jersey City. 2. Emma, b. 
June 7, 1866; m. Benjamin Spicer. 

iv. Peter, b. 1814; d. Oct. 3, 1847; m. Jane . Had: i. 

Howard, b. Jan. 30, 1842; d. inf. 2. Ira, b. Sept. 19, 
1844; d. young. Graves by their father's in Prince- 
ton cemetery. 
V. Maranda, b. May 26, 1817; d. 1839. 

vi. Eliza H., b. 1819; d. Dec. 17, 1890; m. James C. Burke; 
d. Dec. I, 1884. Had: i. William E., b. Oct. 2, 1850; 
druggist, Princeton; m. Kate W. Early, b. March 25, 
1854; one son, Charles Lozier, b. Sept. 2, 1877; wife, 
Marian L. Turner, Brooklyn, N. Y., and their son, 
William L., b. Nov. 26, 1906. 2. James E., b. Aug. 9, 
1854; d. Feb. 23, 1904; Savings Bank, Princeton; m. 
Annie Potts, Baltimore, b. Dec. 29, 1863; two chil- 
dren, Edmund P., b. Aug. 8, 1887, and Mary Early, 
b. May 9, 1890. 
vii. Rebecca, b. 1823-4; d. April 16, 1835. 
viii Jacob Van Dyke, b. 1825; named for a maternal uncle; 
d 1873, a farmer at Carlyle, Clinton Co., 111. During 

52 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [Jan., 

the Civil War he and wife (no children) lived in St. 
Louis; she from Baltimore originally. Widow re- 
turned to St. Louis, 
loo. Gerardus* Skillman (Gerardus/ Thomas/ Isaac/ Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. 1791; d. Dec. 28, 1864; m. (i) Mary Christie, d, Dec. 
19, 1830; m. (2) Lydia Applegate (b. 1813; d. May 18, 1877). One 
of the best known citizens of Princeton, leading baker and con- 
fectioner there all his life; name Gerardus from Beekman 
ancestor, nearly always badly pronounced. Had twelve children, 
five by first wife, seven by second. 

i. Henry,' b. 1815; d. Dec. 11, 1831, ae. 16. 
ii. Edwin, b. 1818; d. Jan. 7, 1825; ae. 6 yrs., 11 mos. 
iii. Theodore, d. in young manhood; widow removed to 

Buffalo, N. Y. 
iv. Margaret, b. i825(?); d. June 13, 1881. 
V. Amanda, b. i828(?); d. April 7, 1886. These two sis- 
ters made their life home in Princeton, and their 
names are both on a single stone in the cemetery, 
vi. Kate, b. i836(?); m. Rev. Gershom H. Nimmo, minister 
(Presby.) at Hartsville, Bucks Co., Pa., where he d. 
March, 1898. 
vii. Elizabeth, m. John Barclay, New York, 
viii. Garreta, unm.; no record, 
ix. Jane, unm.; no record. 
X. Nettie, b. Aug. 27, 1846; m. T. C.Jones; d. atChanute, 

Neosha Co., Kansas, Sept. 15, 1879. 
xi. Gerardus, salesman in Maginnis' Bookstore, Princeton, 

1876; no further record, 
xii. Mary Virginia, d. inf., May 15, 1856; buried in Prince- 
ton Cemetery, 
loi. Mary* Skillman (Thomas,* Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas," 
Thomas'), b. Feb. 22, and bap. April u, 1779, in Harlingen Ref. 
Dutch Church; m. John M. Nevius, prolDably of the seventh gen- 
eration from Johannes Nevius, a schepin of New Amsterdam. 
Petrus, a grandson of the latter, a farmer, removed from Flat- 
bush, L. I., to New Jersey, circa 1740, with four children, Peter 
P., Martin, David (see 95) and Wilhelmina. John M. was son of 
Martin Nevius and wife Sarah Stothoff. Family home was at 
Blawenburg. There were six children, all bap. at Harlingen. 
i. Sarah' Nevius, b. March 11, 1802; d. unm. 
ii. Eliza Ann Nevius, b. May 25, 1805; m. 1823, John Har- 
tough; d. at home of son-in-law George Kershaw, at 
iii. Martin Nevius, b. Jan., 1809; lived at Ringoes, N. J.; 
m. (i) Ann Andrews; no issue; m. (2) Lizzie Kirk- 
patrick, dau. of Rev. Jacob Kirkpatrick, pastor (Pres- 
by.) from 1 8 10 till his death in 1866 of the Ringoes 
Church at Pleasant Corners (now Larisons). Had 
one son. 
iv. Mary Nevius, b. Nov. 15, 18 10; m. Peter Stryker of 

Blawenburg (see 44). 
V. Joanna Nevius, b. Sept. 15, 1815; never m. 

1908.] The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. ^^ 

vi. Catharine Nevius, b. May 8, 1821; m. James Van Zandt, 
one of the substantial farmers of Blawenburg. 

102. Hendrick • Skillman (Thomas,' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas '), b. May 12, bap. May 28, 1780; d. 1849; m. Dec. 21, 1803, 
Heyltje Williamson; lived in the old homestead at Rocky Hill. 

i. Elizabeth,' b. Oct. 13, 1804; m. March 31, 1821, John 
A. Voorhees. Children: i. Abraham, b. Sept. 27, 
1822. 2. Henry, b. Oct. 8, 1823. 3. Sarah, b. March 
21, 1828. 4. John, b. May 15, 1830. 5. Martin, b. 
Oct. 24, 1834. 6. William, b. April 24, 1838. 7. 
David C., b. Oct. 10, 1839. Joined by Conf. of Faith 
Harlingen Ref. Dutch Church, May 28, 1831. Lived 
at Blawenburg. 
ii. Lucretia, b. Oct. 9, 1807; m. Van Doren Wyckoff; no 

iii. Ann, b. Aug. 26, 181 7; m. John A. Staats; one child, 
d. inf. 

iv. Jeremiah Williamson, b. Jan. 25, 182 1; m, Mary An- 
drews. Had: i. Catharine S., b. 1840. 2. William 
H., b. Feb. 14, 1846; m. Ann Elizabeth Stryker; 
five children; live on the Homestead at Rocky Hill. 

V. Catharine Hageman, b. Sept. 29, 1823; no record. 

103. John* Skillman (Thomas,' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. June 2, 1782; m. (i) Mary Ann, dau. of Alexander 
McCaraher (b. Aug. 9, 1787; d. April 26, 1834) and mother of his 
children; m. (2) 1836, Margaret Blackwell, widow of Dr. Reeves; 
she d. June 16, 1863, and is buried at Kingston on the hill. 

i. Thomas,' b. Aug. 30, 1808; d. March 25, 1810. 

ii. Thomas J., b. April 15, 1810; d. April 11, 1881; m. 
Sept. 8, 1835, Sarah Ann, dau. of John Stout and wife 
Sarah Hart, related to John Hart of Hopewell, 
Signer of the Declaration of Independence; general 
merchant of highest standing all his life at Rocky 
Hill, N. J. Had: i. Mary Ann, b. 1836; d. inf. 2. 
Luther Stephens, b. Oct. 29, 1837; joined Comp. F, 
30th Regt., N. J. V. I., Sept. 3, 1862, in Civil War; 
m. Mary E. Backus; two children, Thomas J., and 
Julia A.; Insurance Broker, Trenton, N.J. 3. Mary 
Frances, b. Aug. 8, 1850; m. Charles H. Voorhees; 
two children; live in Brooklyn, N. Y. 

iii. James McC, b. May 28, 1812; d. April 9, 1814. 

iv. Elizabeth A., b. June 12, 1813; d, July 25, 1880; m. 
May 7, 1834, Peleg H. Barker; general merchant at 
Kingston, N. J.; d. 1869. 

V. Mary, b. Dec. 8, 1816; m. June 12, 1840, Isaac Vander- 
veer. Rocky Hill. Had: i. Emma, d. inf. 2. Mar- 
garet, m. Judge John D. Bartine, Somerville, N. J. 
3. Augustus, m. Evelyn M. Gaston. 4. George Van 
Dyke, m. Adelle Peters; four children. 

vi. Henry J., b. Feb. 16, 1819; m. (i) Dec. 9, 1841, Anna 
Van Pelt; had Caroline, m. Amos Sutphen, Lower 


54 T^^ Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [Jan., 

Cross Roads, N. J.; m. (2) Feb. 11, 1846, Martha Van 
Dyke; four children, 
vii. James, b. Sept. i, 1821; d. March 21, 1887; unm, 
viii. Margaretta, b. March 26, 1824; m. Feb. 7, 1844, Henry 
H. Van Dyke; d. June 10, 1897, leaving six children, 
ix, Sarah, b. Feb. 9, 1826; m. William H. Cox. Had: i. 
James H. 2. Ella, m. Wallace Lanning. 3. Mary, 
m, McCoy. 4. Luther. 

104. Thomas' Skillman (Thomas,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. July 23, 1786; d. of Asiatic Cholera, June 9, 1833; 
learned the printer's trade in Philadelphia and, 1803, went to 
Lexington, Ky., established, 1824, the Western Luminary and 
largest publishing house west of the Alleghanies; Elder in the 
Presbyterian Church, and often delegate at the General Assem- 
bly; printer and circulator of religious books; m. 1813, Elizabeth, 
dau. of Ebenezer Farrar of New Hampshire and wife Martha, 
dau. of Gen'l Hugh Mercer, killed at the Battle of Princeton. 
Her father and family had settled at Lexington in 1789. Sur- 
viving her husband nearly 40 years, she d. Feb., 1872, ae. 86. 

i. Claudius Buchanan,' d. inf. 

ii. Elizabeth, m. James Howard of Kentucky, who d. early. 
Had one son, Thomas Skillman Howard; d. unm. 

iii, Thomas, b. circa 1820; druggist in Lexington and d. 
unm. about 1867. 

iv. Henry Martyn, b. Sept. 4, 1823; d. March, 1902; m. 
Oct. 30, 185 1, Margaret, dau. of Matthew T. Scott; 
graduate of Transylvania University (Med. Dept.), 
Lexington, 1847; Prof, of Physiology, etc., therein; 
also practitioner; Gov't Surgeon in Civil War; 1868, 
Pres. State Med. Association. Had: i. Matthew 
Scott, and 2. Ethelbert Dudley; both d. in infancy. 
3. Thomas T., b. i860; d. 1896, unm. 4. Henry M., 
b. 1865; m. 1890, Laura, dau. of Avery and Amanda 
(Frazier) Winston; two sons: i. Henry Martyn, b. 
1891. 2. Avery Winston, b. 1894. 

105. Abraham* Skillman (Thomas,^ Thomas,Msaac,' Thomas,* 
Thomas*), b. Oct. 27, 1788; d. Oct. 3, 1858; m. (i) Magdalen 
Davis, Sept. 23, 1809. With her and their six children, all bap. 
in the Harlingen Ref. Dutch Church, they removed, 1822, (she 
dying the same year), to Lexington, Ky.; m. (2) Aug. 11, 1828, 
Betsey Robb (b. 1800; d. 1873). Children: 

i. Thomas,' b. Nov. 2, 181 1; d. unm. 

ii. William Davis, b. April 19, 1813; m. April 9, 1835, El- 
vira Taylor, Frankfort, 'K.y. Had: i. Joseph, b. in 
Monmouth Co., N. J., 1836 "(see No. 51). 2. Magda- 
len D., b. 1838; m. E. A. Palpey, New Orleans. 3. 
William D., b. 1840, Quincey, 111. 4. Elizabeth R., b. 
1843, Quincey; m. Charles Palpey, New Orleans. 5. 
Ann McQuiddy, b. 1845, St. Louis, Mo.; family home 
in the years following and where the remaining 
children were born. 6. John T., b. 1847. 7. Abra- 

iQoS.] The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. 55 

ham H,, b. 1849. 8. Richard D., b. 185 1; m. Amanda 
Orr; three children living. 9. Robert, b. 1853; d, 
1891; m. 1880, Lizzie Herr; had Lucy, William R. 
and Neil. 10. Henrietta, b. 1847; m, Neil McKin- 
non; seven children; home in Toledo, O. 

iii. Henry, b. Feb. 9, 1815; d. unm. 

iv. Mary, b. Oct. 17, 1816; m. April 9, 1835, Dr. Charles H. 

Spillman, Lexington; settled at Harrodsbury, Ky. 
V. John, b. Nov. 29, 181 8; d. young. 

vi. Ann, b. Sept. 8, 1820; m. Oct. 22, 1840, Merritt P. Lan- 
caster (d. 1895); merchant of Lexington; d. Feb. 24, 
1891. Had: i. Abraham B., b. 1841; m. (i) 1876, Susan 
A. Harris; three children; m. (2) 1897, Naomi Hill; 
three children. 2. Magdalen D., b. 1857; m. 1876, 
John Hull Davidson; two children. 

vii. Elizabeth, b. May 24, 1844 (alone to survive of mother's 
four children); m. April 21, 1874, Dr. John W. Scott, 
son of Matthew T. (see No. 104) and brother of Mar- 
garet. Had: i. John Skillman Scott, M. D. 2. 
Margaret Scott. 

106. Elizabeth' Skillman (Thomas," Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. March 9, 1790; m. Samuel Terhune, descendant of 
Jan Terhune who was at New Brunswick as early as 17 17, coming 
from Flatlands, L. I.; originally from Nederland prior to 1657; 
ancestor Albert Albertse Terhunen. Their family home was at 
Blawenburg, the children being bap. at Harlingen, the old 

i. Thomas Skillman ^ Terhune, b. i8i8(?); m. Mary Bo- 
gart, dau. of Joseph Skillman and wife, Maria Stry- 
ker (2nd cousins). Had: i. John Newton, b. Jan. 16, 
1843. 2. Emmeline, b. Aug. 16, 1845, 
ii. William Terhune, b. May 21, 1820. 
iii. Elizabeth Terhune, b. Jan. 20, 1822. 
iv. Catharine Aurelia Terhune, bap. March 18, 1823. 
v. Henry Terhune, b. Jan. 21, 1826. 
vi. John Terhune, d. a babe. 

107. Mary* Skillman (Abraham,' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Dec. 17, 1788; m. at Harlingen, Oct. 8, 1806, Leffert 
Totten. Their ten children were all bap. at Harlingen, the 
family home: 

i, Abraham Skillman' Totten, b. May 12, 1808. 
ii. Maria Totten, b. Sept. 7, 1810. 
iii. Lucretia Totten, b. Nov. 8, 1812. 
iv. Levi Totten, b. Sept. 13, 1813. 

V. John Simpson Totten, b. May 7, 1817; m. at Neshanic, 
N. J., Sept. 20, 1840, Cornelia B. Packer; wagonmaker 
at Griggstown. 

vi. Joseph Totten, b. Oct. 30, 1818; m. Ganz. 

vii. Rachel Totten, b. June 25, 1821. 
viii. Sarah Joanna Totten, b. March 28, 1823. 
ix. Cornelius Waldron Totten, b. March 21, 1825. 
X. Catharine Elizabeth Totten, b. Dec. 17, 1827. 

c6 77/1? Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [Jan., 

io8. LucRETiA* Skillman (Abraham,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Oct. 3, 1790; m. Nov. 25, 1813, John R. Stryker; 
joined by Confession of Faith Harlingen (Ref. Dutch) Church, 
Aug. 4, 183 1. Children bap. in Harlingen: 

i. Judith Ann' Stryker, b. July 28, 1816. 
ii. Ida Stryker, b. Nov. t8, 1818. 
iii. Abraham Skillman Stryker, b. Nov. 23, 1824. 
iv. Garret Stryker, b. April 25, 1833. 

109. Joseph' Skillman (Abraham,' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Nov. 17, 1793; m. Nov. 30, 1816, Maria, dau. of 
Stephen Stryker (b. Oct. 22, 1797; d. Sept. 30, 1874); a farmer, 
being a ruling elder in the Blawenburg (Ref. Dutch) Church of 
which he was a charter member, having joined at Harlingen, 
Nov. 14, 1822. Children: 

i. Lucretia,' b. Oct. 11, 1817; d. Oct. 5, 1871, buried at 

Belle Mead; m. Kourt V. Sutphen. Had: i. John, 

b. 1838. 2. Abraham S., b. 1839. 3. Anna M., b. 

1841. 4, Ida v., b. 1843. 5. Rachel, b. 1847. 6. 

Joseph, b. 1849. 7. Sarah, b. 1851. 
ii. Mary Bogart, b. July 26, 1819. (See No. 106.) 
iii. Jecoliah, b. July 28, 1821; m. Jacob Pettenger. Three 

children: i. Abraham. 2. Alfred. 3. A daughter, 
iv. Sarah, b. 1822; m. Lewis Chamberlain, Reaville, N. J. 
V. Rachel, b. May 10, 1824; m. Levi Apgar, Teuton, N. J. 

Had: i. John Gardner Apgar, b. Nov. 23, 185 1. 
vi. Abraham J., b. March 26, 1825; d. 1907; m. Mary Van 

Dyke. Had: i. Ezekiel Voorhees, Trenton, d. 1904. 

2. Edward Van Dyke, manufacturer, Trenton. 3. 
Rachel. 4. Mary Ella. The father a civil engineer 
and contractor, Trenton. From him Skillman 
station on the Bound Brook line of the Reading R. 
R. in N. J. got its name. 

vii. Catharine, m. Robert I., son of Dr. Cicero Hunt, 
Ringoes, N. J., and Annie Iredell, his wife, Hatboro, 
Pa., b. 1831; d. July 23, 1903. Their home in Phila- 
delphia. Had: i. Wesley, bap. in Blawenburg (Ref. 
Dutch) Church, June, 1859; d. inf. 2. Maria Louise. 

3. Annie Iredell. 

viii. Ann Cooper, m. Disbrough Bergen Voorhees, circa 
1856. Four children bap. in Harlingen. 
ix. Stephen Stryker, m. in Harlingen, Dec. 24, 1858, Har- 
riet, dau. of Jacob Whitlock. 
X. Thomas, m. Dec. 19, 1866, Emily Schomp. Had: i. 
Joseph A., b. 1868, and other children. Live at 
Skillman (Blawenburg), N. J. 

1 10. Catharine • Skillman (Abraham,* Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Dec. 2, 1804; m. Dec. ir, 1823, William Van Dyke. 
Their children were bap., three in Harlingen and three in 
Blawenburg, where the family home was. 

i. Abraham* Skillman Van Dyke, b. July 25, 1824. 
ii. Ralph (Roelif) Van Dyke, b. Dec. 5, 1825. 
iii. Anne Cornelia Van Dyke, b. Aug. 14, 1829. 

igoS.] The Skillmans of Atnerica and their Kin. e^ 

iv. Lucretia Van Dyke, b. Aug. 17, 1837. 
V. Peter Van Dyke, b. June 17, 1840. 
vi. John Berrian Van Dyke, b. Nov. 24, 1841. 
III. Thomas Q." Skillman (Issac,* Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Sept. 22, 1796; m. Dec. 8, 1816, Ann (2d cousin), 
dau. of Abraham Beekman Skillman and wife, Catharine Voor- 
hees. With her, her mother and sisters (see No. 16) he came from 
Harling-en, N. J., circa 1820, to the Miami Valley, near Cincinnati, 
and there made their future home. Children: 

i. Abraham Nelson,' b. 1817 in N. J.; m. Harden- 

brook. Reared a family, 
ii. Mary, b. in N. J., 1819; m. (i) Thomas Smiley; m. (2) 

Thomas Kirk, both of Ohio. No children, 
iii. Gitty Ann, b. 182 1; mother's full name; d. unm. 
iv. Catharine, b. 1823; m. William Watson; removed to 
Northern Illinois. One son. 

V. Isaac, b. 1825; m. Winedge. Had large family, 

Logansport, Ind. 
vi. Lavinia, b. 1827; m. Dominicus Van Dyke Skillman 
(b. Oct. 8, 1824), son of Thomas B. Skillman (see 
No. 151). 
vii. Jacob, b. 1829; d. young. 

viii. Emory, b. 1831; m. Cameron. Note: John N. 

Skillman d. at Cripple Creek, Col., 1902. Had a son 
there named Emory, and Emory Skillman was an 
actor in N. Y. City in 1903. Were these the same? 
ix. Martin, b. 1833; m. and had a large family in Logan 

Co., O. 
X. Alva, b. 1835; d. unm. 

xi. Joanna, b. 1837; m. Combes; lives in Kansas. 

xii. Albert Firman, b. 1839; twice m., but no children; 

lives in Cincinnati, O. 
xiii. William Henry, b. 1841; d. inf. 
112. James Q.* Skillman (Isaac,' Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. Dec. 22, 1800; d. Oct. 13, 1851; m. Nov. 16, 1823, 
Ann Stryker (b. Sept. 20, 1805; d. May 18, 1856); graves at Clover 
Hill; blacksmith at Bridge Point (Harlingen); also farmer at 
Neshanic; nephew of Gertrude Quick of Roycefield, who m. 
Peter Nevius of Quick's Mills, and at her death left property to 
his four children, all bap. at Neshanic Church (Ref. Dutch). 
These children were: 

I. Cornelia,' b. May 26, 1826; m. Jan. 6, 1852, Stephen R., 
son of Thomas Hope, farmer of Hillsboro (Millstone), 

ii. Peter Stryker, b. Oct. 21, 1827; d. May i, 1900; m. at 
Neshanic, Nov. 15, 1854, Sarah Gano (b. 1834), dau. 
of Stephen Gano, farmer. Had: i. John Van Zandt, 
2. Retta Van Zandt, twins, b. Feb. 25, 1863. 3. Lewis 
B., b. Sept. 2, 1866. 
iii. Margaretta, b. Dec. 23, 1833. 
iv. Isaac Nevius, b. Dec. 22, 1839; d- Sept. to, 185 i. 
(Tb be continued.) 

c8 Southold, N. v., Town Records. [J^^"-' 


Contributed by Lucy Dubois Akerly, with Notes. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXVIII., p. 250 of the Record.) 

Reeves. Catura Reeves Daughter of ye above named was born 

The 2it of augt 1727. 
Nathan Reeves Son of the above named was born The 8th of 

augt. 1732. 
James Reeves Son of ye above named was borne The 19th of 

augt. 1736. 
Thomas Reeves Son of ye above named was borne April ye 

20th 1739. 

Entd. January ye 29th 1739/40 

pr Benj. Youngs Town Clerk. 
Booth. William Booth was married to Hannah King the — day 

of 1688. 

Births. William Booth son of ye above named was born May 

ye 28: anno Dom. 1689. 
Hannah Booth Daughter of ye above named was born feb- 

ruary ye 22: anno Dom. 1691. 
Samuel Booth Son of ye above named was born luly ye 15: 

anno Dom. 1693. 
George Booth Son of the above named was borne april ye 28. 

anno Dom. 1696. 
Mehetabell Booth Daughter of ye above was borne Octobr. 

ye: 9th: anno Dom. 1699. 
Constant Booth Son of ye above named was born lanuary ye 

8th anno Domni. 1701, & Departed this Life March the 

Mary Booth Daughter of ye above named was borne augst. 

ye 30th anno Domni. 1703. 
Martha Booth Daughter of ye above named was borne 

August ye 27th 1706. 
Constant Booth was maried to Mary King theseven day of 

October, 1725 & said Mary died 30 Aug. 1769. 
William Booth Son of ye above named was born ye 23 of 

novemr 1727. Died ye 12 march 1760. 
Samuel Booth Son of ye above named was born ye 27 of 

feby. 1729/30. 
John Booth Son of ye above named was born ye 9th of April, 

Mary, Daughter of ye above named was born ye: 21: of July, 

1736 and died 1793. 
Hannah Daugter of ye above named was born April ye 4th 


iQoS.] Southold, N. v., Town Records. 59 

Booth. George Booth Son of the above named was born March th 
30/1741 (and Died february the 4/1774.) 
Joseph Booth Son of the above named was born May th 

Constant Booth Son of ye above named was born March ye 

3/1745/6 and Died November 19/1746. 
Katherine Booth Daughter of the above named was Born 

February 14/1748. 

Note. Booth. — See A Contribution to a Genealogy of the Family of 
John Booth of Shelter Island, N. Y. 

Youngs. South Hold Septem? ye: 16: 1695. Benjn. Youngs 
born about 1668 was married to Mary Grover and departed 
this life in the year of i. Lord, 1742, the 29 of July & 75 of 
his age. 

Mary ye wife of ye sd. Benjamin Youngs departed this life 
in ye year of our lord 1706: ye 4th day of november. 

Births of their children. 

Grover Yongs (written over Youngs) was Borne October the 
third day Jn ye Yeare of our lord 1697 and departed this 
life ye 25th Day of January 1739/40. 

Experience Yongs was Borne novemr. the six day in ye 
Year of our lord, 1699 and departed this life ye first Day of 
Jany. 1733/34 being wife of Rev. Ebenezer Prime. 

Mary Youngs Daughter of the above named was borne 
August ye 2d day Jn ye Year of our lord, 1701 and De- 
parted this Life ye 10 Day of Janvery 1768 being ye wife of 
Rbt. Hempstead. 

Benjamin Youngs Son of ye above named was borne march 
ye 27th in ye Year of our lord 1703 and departed this life 
ye 26th of Septr. 1729. 

Deborah Youngs Daughter of ye above named was bom 
february ye: 14th Jn the Yeare of our lord 1704/5 and de- 
parted this Life ye 18 of March 1746/7 being the wife of 
John Ledyard. 

Note. See the Youngs Genealogy. Robert* Hempstead, son of Joshua* 
(Joshua,^ Robert') and Abigail Bayley Hempstead, m. Mary Youngs; his 
brother John, b. 1709, m. Hannah Salmon. Their father wrote Hempstead^s 

Corey. Jsaac Corye was married to Sarah Ludly (written over, 

might have been Ludlam, or Linde) in ye Year of our lord 

Jsaac Corye Son of ye above named was borne January ye 

first in ye Year: 1683/4 and Departed this Life in ye Year 

of our lord 1699. 
Sarah Corye Daughter of ye above named was born octobr: 

23d in ye Year of our lord 1685. Ame Reed Daughter of 

Sarah Corye had a Son Called Epenetus born the third 

Day of february 1746/7. 
David Corye Son of ye alDove named was borne Aprill ye: 16: 

in ye Yeare of our lord: 1690 and Died October ye 30/1758, 

aged 68 years 6 ms. & 3 Days. 

6o Southold, N. v., Town Records. [Jan., 

Corey. Deborah Corye Daughter of ye above named was born 

february: ye: fift in ye Yeare of our lord 1693. 
Jonathan Corye Son of ye above named was borne Septr: ye: 

7th day in the Yeare of our lord 1697. 
David Corye was married to Mary Brush in ye Yeare of our 

lord 1712 which Sd. Mary departed this life the 24 of 

Decemr, anno Dom. 1720. 
David Corey Departed this Life 30 Oct. 1758. 
Deborah Cory Daughter of ye above named was born: 15th 

Augt. 1 7 14 and departed hir life November 26, 1787. 
Mary Corey Daughter of the above named was: born 23 of 

Novemr. 1726. 
Martha Corye Daughter of ye above named was born 18 of 

January 1718/19. 
Sarah Daughter of the above was borne 15 of Decemr. 1720 

& Died the 22 Sept. 1776. 
Elisabeth Corye Daughter of the above named David Cory & 

Ruth his second wife was born ye 20th of March 1723 the 

said Ruth wife of ye Sd David Corye Departed this Life 

february ye 7th day, 1739/40. 
Ruth Cory Daughter of the above named was born October 

ye 12, 1724 and departed this life the last day of January 

David Cory Son of ye above named was born ye 30 of 

Novemr. 1725 and departed this life the 27 of feby. 1731/2. 
Ruth Cory Daughter of ye above named was born 5 of April 

Jasper Cory Son of ye above named was born ye 31 of 

Decemr. 1728. 
Zophar Cory Son of ye above named was born ye 15. of 

novemr. 1730. 
Ann Cory Daughter of ye above named was born ye 7 of 

Septemr. 1732 and departed this life the Sept. the 25 day 

1805 — 7 oClock a.m. 
David Cory Son of ye above named was born ye 29. of June 

1734. . 
Benjamin Corye Son of ye above named was born Augt ye: 

14th 1736. 
Abraham Corye Son of ye above named was born ye 22 of 

August, 1739. 

Corey. Abraham Corey was Born August ye 22, A.D. 1739. 
Bathsheba his wife was Born Aprel ye 28, 1741. 
They was Married November ye 12, A.D. 1761. 
David Corey Son of the above was Born February 21, A.D. 

Abraham Corey Son of the Above was Born November 14 

A.D. 1766. 
Jonathen Corey Son of the was Born March ye 21 AD. 1769. 
Bathsheba Corey daughter of the above was Born April ye 

5, A.D. 1772. 
Mehetabel Corey daughter of the above was Born December 

ye 26 A.D. 1779. 

iQoS.] Southold, N, V., Town Records. 6 1 

Corey. David Corey son of the above was maryed to Mildred 
Hudgens in Virginia August 26 A. D. 1784. 

Note See The Corey Family of Southampton and Southold, Lons Island, 
New York. > & > 

Youngs. John Youngs Son of Christopher Youngs was borne 

October ye: 21 (25?): in ye Year of our lord 1679. 
Wiggins. John Wiggens was married to Mary Harrod January: 
14 in ye Year of our Lord 1701. 

John wiggens Son of ye above named was borne: March ye: 
i: in ye Yeare of our Lord 1702 and departed this Life the 
18 Decem_br. In the Year 1768. 

David wiggens Son of ye above named was born Aprill ye 
28th in ye Year of our Lord 1704. 

Mary wiggens Daughter of ye above named was borne 
Decemr. ye 12th in ye year of our lord 1705. 

Thomas wiggens Son of ye above named was borne: Decem- 
ber ye 9th in ye Year of our lord 1707. 

Hannah wigens Daughter of ye above named was borne- 
April ye: 20th: 1709. 

Note. When, or whence, this family came to Southold is unknown but 
Wiggens was a surname in Southwold, Eng. In 1662, George Warren' and 
others havmg refused to take oaths and subscriptions, John Wiggins, Edmund 
Curtis, John Arnold and others were appointed to take the place of the non- 

CoNKLiNG. Joseph Conklyng Senr. was married to Abigaill 
Tuthill Novemr. ye 1690. 

Joseph Conklyng Son of ye above named was borne august 

ye 7th in ye Yeare of our lord: 1691. 
John Conklyng Son of ye above named was borne octobr. ye 

i6th in ye Yeare of our lord 1694. 
Note It is greatly to be regretted that there is not a Conkling Genealogy 
in pnnt. Joseph Conklyng, Sr., was doubtless son of Capt. John* Conklyng of 
Hashamomack and d. 23 Nov., 1698; his son Lieut. Joseph,* above b i6qi- d 
20 Jan., 1730-40, m his 49th year; m. Lydia Kirkland, who d. 20 Jan. '174^ ae';?' 
Their son Capt. Joseph Conkling m. Sarah Wickham. ' 

Patty. John Patty was married to Mary Chatfield March ye 12- 

in ye Year of our Lord 1688/9. 
Edward Pattey Son of ye above named was borne february 

the: 16: in ye Year of our Lord: 1 690/1. 
Elizebeth patty Daughter of ye above named was borne 

aprill ye: 7th m ye year of our Lord: 1693. 
David patty Son of ye above named was borne february: 23d 

in ye year of our lord: 1695. 
Mary patty Daughter of ye above named was borne may ye 

7th in ye year of our lord 1697. 
Elizebeth patty Daughter of ye above named was borne 

June ye: i6th in ye year of our lord 1699. 
Hannah patty Daughter of ye above named was borne march: 

27th in ye year of our lord 1701. 

Note. The surname Petty (or Patty) is found at Southwold, Eng A 
certain John Petty m. Susan Draper there, 16 Nov., 1628. He might have been 

62 Southold, N. v., Town Records. [Jan., 

the ancestor of Edward Petty of Southold, L. I., whose sons John and Edward 
were b. 26 Nov., 1658. John prob. m. Mary Chatfield, and Edward, according 
to the late J. H. Petty of Amityville, m. Mercy, dau. of Rev. John Youngs and 
his first wife. 

Landon. James Landon was married to Mary Vaill in May, 1707. 
Mary Landon Daughter of ye above named was born 

novembr: 26th 1707. 
Joseph Landon was borne to ye above named Decemr: ye: 

i8th 1708. Sd Joseph Landon Died 8 October, 1773. 
James Landon Son of ye above named was borne august: ye: 

5th 171 1. (Another handwriting) to Salisbury, Conn, 
Daniel Landon Son of ye above named was borne 7th day of 

January 17 13/14. Removed to Litchfield, 1740. 
Rachel Landon Daughter of ye above named was born ye: 

12th day of octobr. 17 16. 
David Landon Son of ye above named was borne ye 8th July 

anno Dom. 17 18. To Litchfield. 
John Landon Son of ye above named was borne ye 21 July, 

anno Dom. 1720. 

Note. James Landon was doubtless son of Nathan and Hannah Landon, 
see beyond. 

Samuel and Abigail (Wetmore) Bishop of Connecticut had a dau. Sarah, 
who m. James Landon, prob. James, Jr., above, b. 171 1. He had a son Ashbel. 

Daniel Landon above, m. (i) Fiske, Brooklyn; m. (2) Martha Youngs 

of Southold. 

Rachel above, m. Samuel Moore. 

DiMON. Jonatn. Dimon was married to Sarah Solemon the 9th 

day of May in ye year of our lord Christ, 1710. 
Jonathan Dimon Son of ye above named was borne feby. ye 

1 2th day in ye year of our lord Christ 1710/11. 
Sarah Dimon Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 12. 

of Septembr. Jn ye year of our lord Christ. 
(Elmary Dimon Daughter of ye above named was borne & 

buried) preceding entry erased & and is in the same hand- 
writing as the following. 
John & Elizabeth Son & Daughter of ye above named was 

born the 2 day of March in ye year 17 15/16 and ye Sd John 

departed this life ye 10 day June in ye year 17 16. 
Mary Dimon Daughter of the above named was borne the 19 

day of august 17 18. 
Ame Dimon daughter of the above named was borne the 

14th day of Septembr. 1721. 
Deborah Dimon Daughter of the above named was borne 

October the 12th 1725. 
Jonathan Dimon Son of ye above named was born february 

ye 12th 1727/8. 
Goldsmith. Thomas GoldSmith was married to Abigail Booth. 
Abigaill GoldSmith Daughter of ye named was borne ye 9th 

day of august in ye year of our lord 17 10. 
Richd. GoldSmith Son of ye above named was borne ye 

December the 5 day in the year of our lord 1711. 

1908.] Southold, N. v., Town Records. 63 

Goldsmith. Joshua Gold Smith Son of ye above named was borne 

ye 26 day of June Jn ye Year of our lord Christ 17 13. 
Nathaniel Gold Smith Son of the above named was borne 

the first of Decemr. anno Domini 1719. 
Thomas Gold Smith Son of ye above named was born ye 26th 

Septr. in the Year of our lord Christ 1726. 
Elisha Gold Smith Son of the above named was born ye 8th 

of Sept. anno Domini, r73i. 
King. John King was married to Catharine Osborne augt. ye: 22: 

Mary King Daughter of ye above named was borne July ye 

22 day in ye Year 1705 and Departed this Life August the 

Joseph King Son of ye above named was borne Decemr. ye 

27. in ye Year 1706. 
Henry King Son of ye above named was borne Decemr. ye 

19: in ye year 1708. 
Constant King Son of ye above named was borne feb. ye 19: 

in ye year 1711/12. 
Elexander King Son of ye above named was borne Septr. 18; 

in ye year 17 13. 
Elizabeth King Daughter of ye above named was borne 

April ye 17: in the year 17 15. 
Prosperous King Son of ye above named was borne ye 14th 

June in ye year 1717. 
Benjamin King Son of ye above named was borne 26th day 

of June 1722. 

Note. Of the children above Henry, doubtless of Middletown, Conn., d. 
24 Feb., 1748-9, ae. 40. He m. not Elizabeth Beebe as formerly supposed, but 
Mary, dau. of John Hamlin, 22 June, 1732. She m. 2d Saml. Merriman. Issue: 
Mary King, b. 1734; d. 1735; Henry, b. 1736; d. S. P. before March, 1760; 
Mary, 2d, b. 1738; m. Ephraim Fenno; John, b. 1739; d. 1746; Elizabeth, b. 
1741; m. Jacob Whetmore, Jr.; Joseph, b. 1743; m. Jerusha Marsh. 

Alexander King, b. 18 Sept., 1713, lived east of Water Mill, L. I., in 1776; 
m. Sarah Havens, and had: Alexander, Jr., and Benjamin, of Southampton 
Town; Patience, b. 1753; m. Elias Sears; Sarah, b. 1757; m. (i) Joseph Dan- 
forth; m. (2) Ambrose Seymour; Mary, who m. James Fostick; Abigail, single 
in 1790, and prob. another daughter who m. Wm. Cleaves. 

Benjamin King, b. 26 June, 1722; m. Elizabeth King, 20 Nov., 1746, and 
had: Jerusha, b. at Southold, 20 Aug., 1747; Elizabeth, b. at Middletown, 17 
Jan., 1748-9; Capt. Benjamin, b. 23 Sept., 1750; Capt. Henry, prob. bap. 3 Jan., 
1753; d. ab. 1800; and a son d. 15 Nov., 1754. (See Middletown Rec. and 
Mattituck Ch. Rec.) 

Brown. Edward Brown was married to Mary Martine. Births. 
Jane Brown Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 4 

Janewary anno Dom. 1 700/1. 
Samuel Brown Son of ye above named was borne ye 4: 

august anno Dom. 1702. 
Timothy Brown Son of ye above named was borne ye 11 

march anno Dom. 1704/5. 
Edward Brown Son of ye above named was borne ye 25 

December anno Dom. 1707. 
Mary Brown Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 

29 April anno Dom. 17 11. 

64 Society Proceedings. [Jan., 

Brown, Eles Brown Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 
23 Sept. anno Dom. 17 14. 

Note. This entire family are omitted in Moore's Indexes, and perhaps did 
not stay long in Southold Town. 

CoNKLiNG. Gideon Conkelyn was married to Hannah Tarbell. 

Hannah Conkelyn Daughter of ye above named was borne 

ye 13 September anno Dora. 17 14. 
Gideon Conkelyn Son of ye above named was borne ye 31 

January anno Dom. 17 15/16. 
Mary Conkelyn Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 

3d march anno Dom. 17 16/7. 
Martha Conkling Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 

22 march anno Dom. 17 18/9. 
Phebee Conkling Daughter of above named was borne ye 4th 

march anno Domini 1720/1. 
Jacob Conkling Son of ye above named was borne ye nth 

day of June 1723. 

Note. Gideon Conkelyn was doubtless son of Jacob* (John'), of 
Hashamomack. Jacob's other sons were Jacob, Joseph, Samuel and John. 
Gideon, Joseph, Samuel and John were Youngs names, so possibly Jacob's 
wife Mary was a Youngs. 

Youngs. Septr. 7th 17 15 nathan Youngs was married to Deborah 

Deborah ye Daughter of ye above named was borne April 

22: 1716. 
Mary ye Daughter of ye above named was born novembr. 

loth, 1719. 
Phebee Daughter of ye above named was born July loth 1721. 
Silas Son of ye above named was borne January ye 5, 1723/4. 
Bethia Daughter of ye above named was borne augt. 24th 

Peck. John Peck was married to Mary Horton ye 26th of June, 

Jerimiah Peck Son of ye above named was borne March ye: 

26: 1702 Mary wife of Sd. John Peck departed this life 

September ye: 9th 1702. 

( To be continued^ 


Regular Meeting of the Society, November 8th, 1907. 

First Vice-President Clarence Winthrop Bowen in the Chair. 

The following deaths were reported since the last meeting of the Society: 
Bowen Whiting Pierson, July 4, 1907; Francis Hartman Markoe, M.D., Sept. 
13, 1907; Rev. Melatiah Everett Dwight, M.D., D, D., Sept. 14, 1907; Mrs. 
Willis L. Chaffee, Oct. 8, 1907. 

1908.] Society Proceedings. 65 

The following resignations have been accepted by the Executive Com- 
mittee: Frederick Aycrigg Pell, resigned Oct. 19, 1907; Mrs. Thomas H. 
Whitney, resigned Oct. i, 1907; Diedrich Willers, a Corresponding Member 
for Seneca County, New York, resigned Oct. 16, 1907. 

The Executive Committee reported the election of the following: Jacob 
Edgar Bookstaver, Annual Member, Binghamton, N. Y., proposed by John R. 
Totten; Ernest Christie Brown, Annual Member, 741 St. Nicholas Avenue, City 
proposed by Mrs. F, E. Youngs; Mrs. J. Wray Cleveland, Annual Member, 
131 East 64th Street, City, proposed by John R. Totten; Miss Adelia A. Dwight, 
Annual Member, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, City, proposed by Rev. John Cornell; 
Mrs. William A. Ewing, Annual Member, 134 West 58th Street, City, proposed 
by Mrs. Levi Holbrooke; Miss Julia Freeman, Annual Member, 25 Broad Street, 
City (assuming membership of father, late Gen. F. M. Freeman), proposed by 
John R. Totten; Adelos Gorton, Annual Member, Philadelphia, Pa., proposed 
by John R. Totten; Archer M. Huntington, Annual Member, 1083 Fifth Avenue, 
City, proposed by John R. Totten; Samuel I3ayton Pierson, Annual Member] 
Geneva, New York (assuming membership of brother, late B. W. Pierson)] 
proposed by John R. Totten; Mrs. Nottingham Taylor, Annual Member,' 
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, City, proposed by Rev. John Cornell. 

Vice-President Bowen then introduced the speaker of the evening, Prof. 
Herschel C. Parker of Columbia University, who gave a most interesting' 
lecture entitled "Canadian Alps," First Ascents and Explorations in the Moun- 
tains of British Columbia and Alberta. Which was illustrated by 120 beauti- 
fully colored stereopticon views. 

Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees, November i2th, 1907. 

Present: Messrs. Bowen, Drowne, Eliot, Field, Gibson, Morrison, Mott, 
Totten, Walker, Wilson and Wright. Regrets received from Mr. Goodwin. 

Chairman, First Vice-President Clarence Winthrop Bowen, called the 
attention of the Board to the loss by death on Sept. 14, 1907, of our late 
President Rev. Melatiah Everett Dwight, M.D., and moved that a Committee 
be appointed to draw up suitable Resolutions regarding the services of Dr. 
Dwight to the Society and embodying the Society's appreciation of its loss; 
also that these Resolutions, together with those passed by the Executive 
Committee be engrossed and a copy sent to the family of Dr. Dwight and 
spread upon the minutes of this meeting as well as published in the January 
issue of the Record. He suggested as members of the Committee Messrs. 
Gen. James Grant Wilson, Tobias A. Wright and George Austin Morrison, Jr., 
with full power to carry the matter to completion. Carried. 

The Chair called attention to the loss by death since the last meeting of 
the Board of two Trustees: Bowen Whiting Pierson and Rev. Melatiah 
Everett Dwight, M.D., and moved that nominations be made to fill these 
unexpired terms in accordance with the provisions of the By-Laws, also that 
these nominations be acted upon and vacancies filled by election at once. 
Nominations were duly presented of Howland Pell in place of Mr. Pierson] 
and Archer M. Huntington in place of Dr. Dwight, and these persons were 
unamiously elected. 

The Chair then called attention to the vacancy existing in the office of 
President of the Society, and that nominations were in order to fill said 

Nominations were duly presented and seconded of Gen. James Grant 
Wilson and Clarence Winthrop Bowen. On motion the nominations were 
closed and Mr. Field appointed as teller. Mr. Field reported that seven 
ballots had been cast for Mr. Bowen and four for Gen. Wilson. 

Gen. Wilson moved that the election of Mr. Bowen be made unanimous. 

Attention was then called to the vacancy existing in the office of First 
Vice-President and Mr. Morrison nominated Archer M. Huntington. No 
further nominations were made and on motion nominations were closed. The 
Secretary was on motion authorized to cast one ballot and announced the 
election of Archer M. Huntington as First Vice-President. 


66 Correction. [Jan., 

The Treasurer's report was read, received and placed on file. He reported 
as follows: 

Permanent Fund, » . $ 250.00 

Reserve Fund, 

Building Fund " 80.00 

General Fund 445-33 

On motion meeting adjourned. 


Regular Meeting of the Society, December 13TH, 1907. 

President Clarence Winthrop Bowen in the Chair. 

The President announced the appointment of the following Committees: 

Auditing Committee: Ellsworth Everett Dwight, Evelyn Briggs Baldwin. 

Nominating Committee; William Mattoon King, Chairman, Ellsworth 
Everett Dwight, Walter Lispenard Suydam, Marshall Clifford Lefferts, William 

The following death has been reported since the last meeting of the Society: 
Col. Henry Dudley Teetor, who died Nov. I9, 1907, at Lancaster, Ohio. 

The Executive Committee reported the election of the following: George 
Byron Louis Arner, Annual Member, 1120 Amsterdam Avenue, City, proposed 
by Tobias A. Wright; Ellsworth Everett Dwight, Annual Member, 36 Franklin 
Street, Morristown, N. J., proposed by William Mattoon King; Willard Gold- 
thwaite Bixby, Annual Member, 194 Hester Street, City, proposed by Mrs. F. E. 
Youngs; Palmer Heath Lyon, M.D., Annual Member, 519 West i62d Street, 
City, proposed by Mrs. F. E. Youngs; Henry Cole Quinby, Annual Member, 
3 Nassau Street, City, proposed by Mrs. F. E. Youngs. 

President Bowen then introduced the lecturer of the evening, Gustavus 
Charles Hanus, Commander U. S. Navy (Retired), Superintendent, who gave a 
very interesting lecture, entitled, "The Nautical School of New York City. 
Life on the Schoolship ' St. Mary ' afloat and on shore, at work and at play, at 
home and abroad. The new Schoolship, the U. S. S. ' Newport.'" Illustrated 
by many stereopticon views. 

Henry Russell Drowne, Secretary. 


The family of Richard and Mary (Rowley) Cook of East Hampton, Conn., 
and Plainfield, N. Y., is incorrectly given on p. 206, Vol. XXXVH, of the 
Record. A lineal descendant of this pair has furnished revised data as 

Richard^ Cooke (Josiah,^ Joshua,^ Josiah,'' Josias' ), the youngest child of 
Josiah* and Hannah (Sparrow) Cooke, was b. at Middletown (now Chatham), 
Conn., May 17, 1753 (Hinman's Early Conn. Settlers, p. 701), though the in- 
scription on his gravestone at Plainfield, N. Y., reads: "died Aug. 13, 1833, 
aged 82 years." He was a Revolutionary soldier, serving from May 19, 1778, 
to Jan. I, 1782, in the companv of Capt. Edwards Eells of Middletown, and 
was a pensioner in 1818 {Coftnecticut Men in the Revolution, pp. 172, 317, 
641). His will, dated at Plamfield, Aug. 12, 1833, probated Oct. 8, 1833, men- 
tions wife Susannah, eldest son Alvan, and youngest son Nathaniel, and no 
other children. One son d. before the father, and the dau. Lucy Alvord is not 
mentioned. Children: i. Lucy, b. Aug. 7, 1784; m. Oct. il, 1804, Dea. James 
Hall Alvord; she d. at Winsted, Conn., Sept. li, 1850. ii. Alvan, b. Dec. 15, 
1786; m. Aug. 31, 181 1, Lucretia Smith, b. Nov. 10, 1786; they lived in Plain- 
field, N. Y., and Johnstown, Wis., where he d. Jan. 27, 1856. iii. Florus, b. 
April 26, 1793; m. May 7, 1817, Mary Couch, b. June 6, 1796, in Meriden, Conn., 
dau. of John and Anna (Rice) Couch; she d. in Wallingford, Conn., June 7, 

igo8.] Notes. 67 

1881; the family settled in Plainfield, N. Y., where Mr. Florus Cooke d. April 26, 
1819. They had an only child, Richard Florus'' Cooke, b. Jan. 19, 1818, at 

Plainfield; d. at Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 1876. iv. Nathaniel, b. , 1794; m- 

Betsey Fuller, and d, Nov. 20, 1867, without children. 

HOMER w. BRAiNARD, Hartford, Conn. 


Snow.— Judd's History of Hadley, Mass., p. 140, states: "Josiah (Snow), 

son of Josiah,' So. Hadley, m. (i) Dec. 8, 1757, Azubah Dickenson, m. (2) . 

Children by second wife." 

James Henry of South Hadley, in will made March 6, 1767, mentions 
daughter, Elizabeth Snow, Hampshire Co. Prob. Rec. (at Northampton) Vol. 
XI, p. 14, and in a deed made by Josiah Snow of South Hadley, in Oct., 1765, 
he calls James Henry, his father, Hampshire Co. Deeds, Vol, VI, p. 506 (at 

Josiah Snow's first child was b. June 18, 1762, so it would seem that his 
second wife, mother of his children, was Elisabeth Henry, daughter of James 
(See Hist. Hadley, p. 68). louise tracy. 

Van Hook, Smit and Crosman Families. Lawrence Van Hook. — 
In Vol. X, p. 47, of the Record, it is erroneously stated that Lawrence Van 
Hook was "a Judge in New York." Research concerning this Lawrence 
Van Hook discloses that he probably died prior to 28 July, 1724, at Freehold, 
N. J., leaving a will dated 14 July, 1724, which was proved 14 Aug., 1724, at 
Perth Amboy, N. J. He m. (i) on 2 July, 1692, Johanna Hendricx of New York, 
who d. in 1693-4, leaving one child, Johanna, bap. 11 June, 1693; d. 1724, at 
Freehold, N. J, He then m. (2) probably about the latter part of 1694, 
Johanna Smit, dau. of Hendrik Barentse Smit of Boswyck, Long Island, by 
whom he had issue: Gerritje, bap. 29 Sept., 1695; d. in infancy; Gerritje, 
bap. 25 Dec, 1696; Arent, bap. 9 Oct., 1698; Hendrik, bap. 19 Feb., 1701; Isaac, 
bap. 22 Aug., 1703; Gerrittie, bap. i Oct., 1704; Benjamin, bap. 26 Jan., 1707; 
Maria, bap. 9 April, 1710; Francesca, bap. 31 Oct., 1714. All his children 
except Francesca were bap. in New York, but she was bap. in the Old Marl- 
borough Church, near Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. 

Laurence Van Hook resided in the Province of New York as early as 
1661, and at Boswyck about 1687, but returned to New York City prior to 
Sept., 1699, where he frequently held public office, viz.: as Constable, 29 Sept., 
1689; High Constable, 29 Sept., 1700; Assessor for the Dock Ward, 29 Sept,, 
1705, reappointed 1706. He removed to Freehold, N. J., in the early spring of 
1712, where he is described in various deeds recorded in the County Clerk's 
Office as a "bolter," as "of the City of New York, merchant," and as "of the 
County of Monmouth." He was a large land owner in the vicinity of Freehold, 
New Jersey, and also owned some land in Westchester County, New York. 
He served as "an Assistant Justice" of the Court of Quarter Sessions of 
Monmouth County, New Jersey, from 1714-1721. 

Robert Crosman.— In Vol. XXII, p. 77, of the Record, John Crosman 
is given as the first ancestor of "The Crosman Family in America." This is 
an error as Mr. Baylies in his History of New Plymotcth, Part 2, p. 286, mistook 
the name "John Greenman " for "John Grossman" in the list of the original 
purchasers of Taunton, Mass. 

The original immigrant was Robert Crosman from Somertshire England, 
who settled in Dedham, Mass., where he became a freeman in 1642. Hem. 
there 25 May, 1652, Sarah Kingsbury, dau. of Joseph and Millicent Kingsbury, 
and had issue, his first child, Sarah, b. 1653, at Dedham. He removed to 
Taunton, Mass., in 1653, where he had eleven other children, descendants of 
whom still live in Taunton. 

Hendrik Barentse Smit.— Hendrik Barentse Smit, m. Geertje Wil- 
lemse, and his name apparently first appears on the records in the year 1655. 
The inventory of his estate is dated 6 Nov., 1690, and amounts to ^16,407- 
i05-od. His will appears in Book I, p. 236, Kings County Registry. 

68 Queries, Book Notices, [Jan,, 

Any further information concerning the above Laurence Van Hook and 
Hendrik Barentse Smit is earnestly requested. j. heron crosman, 

95 Elm Street, New Rochelle, N. Y. 


Abbott. — I would be glad to learn anything relating to James Abbott who 
came to Long Island about i69o( ?), from Somersetshire, England. He is said to 
have married on Long Island and had five sons and two daughters. One of 
his sons, Benjamin, being the father of Rev. Benjamin Abbott (1732-1796), the 
noted M. E. minister of New Jersey. Date of birth and death, names of wife 
and daughters, and residence particularly desired. 

A. s. ABBOTi , Bethel, Ohio. 

Kelsev. — Wanted the parentage and ancestry of William Kelsey. I am 
told that in the year 1632 William Kelsey was a member of Rev. Thomas 
Hooker's congregation, in Braintree, Essex County, England. Mr. Hooker's 
flock was at that time in great trouble, their shepherd had fled to Hol- 
land to escape fines and imprisonment for non-conformity, and to enjoy the 
privilege of such a pastor they were willing to migrate to any quarter of the 
world. They turned their eyes to New England, hoping that if they could 
make a comfortable settlement there they might induce him to follow them. 
Accordingly they came to America in 1633 and "began to sit down" at 
WoUaston, a few miles south of Boston. But it was the policy of the colony to 
keep the population as much concentrated as possible, and by order of the 
Court they moved to Cambridge — then Newtowne — where they were known as 
the Braintree Company. martense harcourt Cornell, 

Wappingers Falls, N. Y. 

Early American Merritts. — Wanted, date of birtlis and deaths, 
names of parents and wives: Ezekiel, Newport, R. I., 1638; Edward, New York, 
1701-10; George, Boston, i May, 1684; George, Perth Amboy, N. J., 1694; 
Henry, Scituate, Mass., 1628, d. 1652; Isaac, Bristol, Pa., 1684, wife Joyce Olive; 
John, Scituate, 1652; John, Grand Jury, New York, 1641; John, Captain, m. 
Sybil Ray, 1649; John, killed at South Deerfield, 18 Sept., 1675; John, taxed in 
Maryland, 1681; John, m. Catherine Guthrie, 1684; Nicholas, Salem, b. 1613, d. 
1686, wife Margaret Sandin; Philip, Boston, b. 1662, d. 20 Sept., 1735, wife Mary; 
Richard, Charlestown, Mass., m. Mary Simmons, 12 Jan., 1685; Samuel, Kent 
Co., Md., 1708; Thomas, Delaware Bay, 1664-80; Thomas, Rye, N. Y., 1673- 
1721, second wife Abigail Francis; William, New York, Mayor, 1695, d. 1708. 

DOUGLAS merritt, Rhinebeck, N. Y. 

Obder. — Wanted information as to the origin of the name Obder. One of 
the sons of Elijah Miles and Frances Cornell is Thomas Obder Miles, b. 1789, 
Long Island or Nova Scotia. miss G. C. miles, 3231 Forrest Ave., Chicago. 

Palmer.— Wanted in particular the parentage or ancestry of Samuel 
Palmer, b. in Westchester Co., N. Y., 1743; d. at Bloomingcove, Orange Co., 
N. Y., 1817; m. Sarah Pierce? 

Flewwelling. — Ancestry of Sarah Flewwelling who m. Ajah Palmer, 1808? 

Vrooman. — Date and place of death of Abraham Vrooman, who m. 
Marytje Verplanck, 1735? e. cowing, 24 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, N. Y. 


Col. Henry Ludington. A Memoir. By Willis Fletcher Johnson, 
A.M., L. H.D. Printed by his grandchildren, Lavinia Elizabeth Ludington 
and Charles Henry Ludington. New York. The DeVinne Press. 1907, 8vo, 
cloth, pp. ix-l-235. 

The first chapter of this memoir is taken up with the history of the Luding- 
ton name in England, and an account, in narrative form, of the American 

1908.] ^ Book Notices. 6q 

progenitors of Col. Henry Ludington. The last chapter contains brief notices 
of some later generations. The body of the work, therefore, is devoted to a 
study of the life and character of this worthy and efficient militia officer, and 
a large number of letters and other documents are given in full, thoroughly 
illustrating Col. Ludington's career. There are numerous excellent portraits 
and facsimiles, and an index. The compilation shows great care and research, 
and the make-up is in the usual satisfymg manner of the DeVinne Press. 

The Barnes Family Year Book. An annual publication issued under 
the authority of the Barnes Family Association. Compiled by Trescott C. 
Barnes, Secretary and Genealogist. Vol. I, 1907. New York. The Grafton 
Press. 1907. 8vo, cloth, pp. 64. 

This is a sensible year book, composed entirely of Barnes genealogies, 
and with a good index. It contains accounts of some immigrant Barnes, and' 
descendants of Thomas Barnes of Hartford, and Thomas Barnes of 'New 
Haven, of the Barnes P^amily of Long Island, and of Joshua of East Hampton. 
A novel idea is exploited in the Record of Ancestry, in which, as the basis for 
a Barnes Genealogy, the pedigrees of members of the Barnes Family Asso- 
ciation are given. There are also obituaries and a department of Information 
Wanted. This practical form of family association report is worthy of imi- 

Class of 1847. The Centennial Class, College of New Jersey, 
Princeton, N. J., now Princeton University, consisting of brief bio- 
graphies of its members from 1847 to 1907. Com.piled by its Historian and 
Secretary, Henry B. Munn and Alfred Martien, Philadelphia. Printed for 
the class by Patterson & White Co. 1907. 12D, cloth, pp. 94. 

Clad in its University colors, this little volume is a tribute to the glories of 
their Alma Mater, Old Nassau, and contains biographies and portraits of the 
faculty and class of that far-away year. Of especial interest to this Society, is 
the account of Mr. Seth Hastings Grant, a former officer of the Society, and 
author of its name. 

Ancestry of Col. John Harvey of Northwood, New Hampshire. 
By John Harvey Treat, A.M. Boston. Privately printed. 1907. Svo, cloth 
pp. 47- 

This volume is a good example of a favorite present-day form of genea- 
logical printing, namely, to set forth the ancestors and descendants of some 
favorite or especially distinguished individual. Col. John Harvey was an 
original member of the New Hampshire Society of the Cincinnati, although at 
the time of signing its rolls he was a Lieutenant. He is represented in this 
Society by the compiler of this genealogy. The book is well printed and 

FiTz Randolph Traditions. A Story of a Thousand Years. L. V. F. 
Randolph. Published under the auspices of the New Jersey Historical 
Society. 1907. 12D, cloth, pp. 134 and a chart. 

In this interesting little brochure nothing more is attempted than, as is 
stated in the sub-title, to tell the story of the family for a thousand years. The 
author is convinced that the descent of Edward Fitz Randolph of Scituate, 
Mass., and Piscataway, N. J., is proven from Rolf the Norseman, and his 
argument for this conclusion is very interesting. The work is attractively 
bound and illustrated, having a number of Eiiglish views. It has always 
seemed a pity that this family has, to such an extent, dropped the distinctive 
part of the surname, but this little work may inspire some of them to replace it. 

Social Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century. By Philip 
Alexander Bruce, Richmond. Printed for the author by Whittet & Shepperson. 
1907. Svo, cloth, pp. 268. For sale by the Bell Book Company, Richmond, Va. 
Price, net, $1.50, postpaid, gi.6o. 


yo Book Notices. " [Jan., 

Written in a straightforward and pleasing style, this work will be found of 
great interest to genealogists as well as students of social life and customs. 
Several chapters are devoted to the English origin of the higher planting 
class, and authorities are liberally cited. The great events of life, and its 
diversions, are treated of in separate chapters, and the book is a valuable 
addition to Virginiana. 

Mattapoisett and Old Rochester, Massachusetts. Being a history 
of these towns and also in part of Marion and a portion of Wareham. Prepared 
under the direction of a committee of the town of Mattapoisett. New York. 
The Grafton Press. 1907. 12D, cloth, pp. xii4-424- 

Thr various chapters in this history are by different hands, most of them, 
however, having been contributed by Miss Mary Hall Leonard and Mr. Lemuel 
LeBaron Dexter. There are about 150 pages of extracts from the Records, 
showing old Rochester soldiers and sailors, baptisms, marriages and lists of 
members of the Second Church, and other items. There are a number of good 
illustrations, and the index is well done. The work of this committee was in 
connection with the fiftieth anniversary of the setting off of Mattapoisett from 
Rochester, and the result of their labors is a very worthy volume. 

The Sacketts of America, Their Ancestors and Descendants, 
1630-1907. By Charles H. Weygant. Newburgh, N. Y. Journal Print. 1907. 
Quarto, cloth, pp. 553. 

Simon Sackett of Newtown (Cambridge), Mass., who came with a wife and 
one son in the Lyon in 1630, and John Sackett of New Haven, his brother, 
passenger in the same ship, with one son, are the progenitors of the large and 
highly respectable family whose records are herein set forth. The compiler 
has been generous and wise enough to include daughter's descendants, and 
many prominent people are to be found among them. Hon. Hamilton Fish, 
John Alsop, the Lawrences, the Kings, and many other well-known names 
appear among the daughters' descendants. In the male line will be found 
many military and civil records of importance. In some cases, the ancestors 
of allied families are given. The type is good, and good judgment has been 
used in the printing. There is an excellent index. This work has been long 
awaited, and is a very useful addition to genealogical records. 

Willis Records; or Records of the Willis Family of Haverhill, 
Portland and Boston. By Pauline Willis. London. Printed by St. Vin- 
cent's Press. 1906. 8vo, half leather, pp. 115. 

Part I is concerned with the Willis family. Part II deals with the allied 
families of Gammell, Ball, McKinstry, Leonard, Kinsman, May, Sewall and 
Phillips. A third part contains family letters, but these and the illustrations 
are only included in volumes sent to members of the family. 

The History of Ulster County, New York. Edited by Alphonso T. 
Clearwater, LL.D, Kingston. W. J. Van Deusen. 1907. 8vo, leather, pp. 

A new history of Ulster"County, especially one edited by Judge Clearwater, 
is sure to attract attention. Perhaps the most important additions which this 
work makes to our knowledge of the county, are the carefully edited and 
corrected military records. About one hundred and fifty pages at the end of 
the book are devoted to biographical notices, and there is a partial index. 
The illustrations are remarkably good, and the book is of a more practical 
size than most county histories, and is attractively and substantially bound. 

Genealogical Notes of the Carpenter Family, including the 
Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Dr. Seymour D. Carpenter. 
Edited by Edwin Sawyer Walker, A. M. Springfield, 111. Illinois State Jour- 
nal Co., Printers. 1907. 8vo, cloth, pp. xv-l-242. 

igoS.] Book Notices. "Jl 

These Carpenters are descendants of Heinrich Zimmerman, anglicized 
Henry Carpenter, who came from Switzerland and settled in Pennsylvania. 
The major part of the book contains, in interesting narrative form, the family 
history, and the autobiography of Dr. Seymour D. Carpenter, and these are 
followed by the genealogy in brief, in an appendix. Letters, biographies, and 
other miscellaneous matter follow, and there is a good index. Dr. Carpenter 
was born in 1826, and spent his early life near Lancaster, Ohio. His recol- 
lections of pioneer life, and the War of the Rebellion, in which he served as a 
surgeon, being mustered out in 1865 with the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, 
are full of interest. 

The Ancestry of Jane Maria Greenleaf, wife of William Francis 
Joseph Boardman, Hartford, Connecticut. William F. J. Boardman. Hart- 
ford. Privately Printed. 1906. 8vo, cloth, pp. 133. 

This is a companion volume to The Ancestry of William F. J. Boardman, 
and is arranged in the same manner. Allied families in this work are: Jones, 
Cleveland, Hartshorne, Hibbard, Champion, Johnson, Nichols, Sumner, 
Toocker and others. A number of family portraits are properly mcluded, and 
the index is unusually good. 

Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Volume XL 
The Law Papers. Correspondence and Documents during Jonathan Law's 
Governorship of the Colony of Connecticut, 1741-1750. Vol. I, October, 1741- 
July, 1745. Hartford. Connecticut Historical Society. 1907. 8vo, cloth, pp. 

The Connecticut Historical Society, having previously published the cor- 
respondence and documents covering Joseph Talcott's governorship of the 
State, continue their work with the papers of Governor Law, who succeeded 
Talcott. Law was Governor at the time of the Louisbourg expedition in 1745, 
and during the trying times which succeeded it, and proved himself able and 
efficient under difficult conditions. This volume contains, amongst other 
valuable records, several lists of colonial soldiers. 

Vital Record of Rhode Island. Vol. XVL James N. Arnold. 
Providence. Narragansett Historical Publishing Company. 1907. Quarto, 
cloth, pp. lxiv+6oi. 

Like the previous volumes of this series, the present one will be found of 
the greatest assistance to genealogists. It contains marriages from The United 
States, Chronicle and The Providence Semi-Weekly Journal, and both mar- 
riages and deaths from The American Journal, The Impartial Observer and 
The Providence Journal. These notices relate to persons all over the United 
States, and should not be overlooked by those making any genealogical 
research. / 

Williamsburg, The Old Colonial Capital. Lyon Gardiner Tyler, 
LL.D., President of William and Mary College. Richmond. Whittet & 
Shepperson. 1907. 8vo, cloth, pp. 285. 

This very interesting work, compiled by an authority of President Tyler's 
standing, is most acceptable to the students of early conditions in Virginia. 
Nearly one hundred pages of this book are filled with the history of William 
and Mary College, whose beginnings are found very nearly three hundred 
years ago, although the charter was not signed until February 8, 1693. But 
aside from the college, much of interest must always surround the old capital 
of Virginia. It was one of the earliest English settlements on this continent; 
in the house of burgesses here it was that Patrick Henry offered his famous 
set of resolutions upon the Stamp Act; it was here that Bruton Parish was 
established in 1674, and it was to the old parish church that a Bible has just 
been given by King Edward VII, and a lectern by President Roosevelt. The 
book is illustrated with good taste and judgment, many old views and fac- 
similes being shown, and there is a good index. Its general appearance is 

J 2 Book Notices. [Jan., 

Monograph on the Southgate Family of Scarborough, Maine. 
Their Ancestors and Descendants. Leonard B. Chapman. Portland, 
Me. Hubbard W. Bryant. 1907. 8vo, cloth, pp. viii+60. 

These records are the outcome of a series of articles entitled Grandpas 
Scrap Book, which appeared in the Deerhig News in igoo. Besides the 
Southgate data, considerable material on the Bowne, Boyd, Browne, Lawrence, 
Merrill and Smith families is presented here. Portraits of Bishop Southgate 
and Dr. Southgate are included, with a view of " Dunston Abbey." Some 
additional genealogical matter will be found in the Preface, and the index is 
well made and practical. 

J^ Genealogy of Lamb, Rose and Others. Daniel Smith Lamb, A.M., 
M. D, Washington. Beresford, Printer. 1904. 8vo, stiff paper, pp. 100. 

These are the ancestors of the compiler. The introduction gives a brief 
historical review of the early settlements in which the ancestors dwelt, 
followed by a list of counties in New Jersey and their principal towns in 1765. 
The principal families treated of, are: Bates, Clement, Colliers, Cranmer, 
Devinney, Hancock, Howard, Lamb, Matlack, Owen, Pennell, Rose, Stout and 
Van Princess. There are indices of names and places. 

The Graves We Decorate. Storer Post, No. i, Department of New 
Hampshire, Grand Army of the Republic, Portsmouth, N. H. Prepared for 
Memorial Day, 1907, by Joseph Foster, member Storer Post. With an Appen- 
dix containing the list of graves and additional records prepared in 1893. 
Portsmouth. John D. Randall, Printer. 1907. 8vo, pamphlet, pp. 20+ 'jd. 

This is a careful compilation by Mr. Foster, formerly a Pay Director in the 
Navy, now retired, who has for a number of years contributed genealogical 
material to the common knowledge. His work will be found of the greatest 
practical use. The names of the dead soldiers and sailors are given alpha- 
betically under the names of their burial places, with service, rank or ship, 
death, age and part of the cemetery in which they lie. This work of Storer 
Post is worthy of emulation. 

A Catalogue of Autographs, Books, Manuscripts, Medals, Pedi- 
grees, Portraits, Tracts and other Matters Connected with the 
Several Families of the Name of Baker, now in the possession of 
Charles Edward Baker, Sherwhod, Nottingham, England. Nottingham. R. 
H. Judd, Printer. 1907. 12D, pamphlet, pp. 32. 

This comprehensive title fully explains the little work. The lists of 
manuscripts ought to be of service to Baker genealogists, and the scheme of 
collection seems a most commendable one. 

A Brief History of Chemung County, New York, for the Use of 
Graded Schools. Ausburn Towner. New York. A. S. Barnes & Company. 
igo7" 12D, cloth, pp. ii+103. 

While this history is written in a simple style for the purposes set forth> 
its footnotes will be found of value from a genealogical standpoint. A re- 
capitulation of important events by years will be found in the back of the book. 

Nicholas Mundy and Descendants who Settled in New Jersey in 
1665. Compiled by Rev. Ezra F. Mundy of Metuchen, N. J. Lawrence, 
Kansas. Bullock Printing Company. 1907. 8vo, cloth, pp. 160. 

This work contains chiefly the record of Samuel, one of the sons of 
Nicholas Mundy. The compiler encountered the usual difficulty met with by 
those attempting New Jersey genealogy, but has succeeded in placing before 
us considerable material on the family, which is now largely scattered through- 
out the West. 

The Ancestry of William Francis Joseph Boardman, Hartford, 
Connecticut. Being his lineage in all lines of descent from the emigrant 
ancestors in New England. William F. J. Boardman, Hartford. Privately 
printed, 1906. Quarto, cloth, pp. 419. 

igoS.] Accessions to the Library. 73 

In this handsome ancestral memorial Mr. Boardman has apparently 
reached the apogee of his genealogical labors. Instead of dealing with each 
family name in a separate article, Mr. Boardman has arranged the work by 
generations, beginning with himself as generation number one. A second 
division of the book shows lines of descent from emigrant ancestors, and a 
third section contains charts. There are many excellent illustrations and a 
copious index. 

In Olde New York. Sketches of old times and places in both the State 
and the city. Charles Burr Todd, New York. The Grafton Press. 1907. 
12D, cloth, pp. 253. 

A large portion of this volume was written twenty years ago and appeared in 
the Evening Post and Lippincotf s Magazine, and is repeated with very little 
change because it describes types and conditions now passed away. This 
has its advantage, because the limited space allotted to this series, many things 
which were considered important twenty years ago would be slurred over in 
articles brought up to date. The author has a certain picturesqueness of style, 
and his accounts of persons and things are most realistic. Like Mattapoisett 
and Old Rochester, this is one of the Grafton Historical Series, edited by Henry 
R. Stiles, A.M., M.D. 

Wadhams Family. A Genealogy of the Wadhams Family is being 
compiled by Harriet Wadhams Stevens (Mrs. George T.), 22 E. 46th Street, 
New York City. She would be glad to correspond with those interested. 


September g to December 4, igoy. 



Boardman, William F. J. — Ancestry of Jane Maria Greenleaf. Ancestry of 

William Francis Joseph Boardman. 
Bruce, Philip Alexander. — Social Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century. 
Carpenter, Seymour D., M.D. — Carpenter Genealogy. 
Chapman, Leonard B. — Southgate Family of Scarborough, Me. 
Clearwater, Hon. A. T. — History of Ulster County, N. Y. ^ 

Curtis, Gen. Newton M. — From Bull Run to Chancellorsville. 
Daughters of Holland Dames. — Record Book, 1907. 
Goold, Nathan. — Maine Historical Collections, Series II, Vol. IX. Index. 

Collections, Vol. X Maine Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 

Portland, Me., Centennial. 
Grafton Press. — Barnes Family Year Book. Mattapoisett and Old Rochester. 

In Olde New York. The Cherokee Indians. 
Grant, Seth Hastings. — The Centennial Class of the College of New Jersey. 
Hathaway, Charles R. — Report of the Temporary Examiner of Public Records, 

Connecticut, 1906. 
Harris, Edward Doubleday. — James McKinney. 
Ludington, C. H. — Colonel Henry Ludington. 

Montgomery, Thomas. — Pennsylvania Archives, Series V, Vols, i iio 8. 
Mundy, Rev. Ezra F. — Nicholas Mundy and His Descendants. 
Noyes, Charles Phelps. — Noyes-Gilman Ancestry. 
Randolph, L. V. F. — Fitz-Randolph Traditions. 
Rowlee, Prof. Willard W. — Lieutenant Heman Rowlee. 
Smithsonian Institution. — Annual Report. 
Society of Colonial Wars. — Addresses and Year Book. 

Totten, John R. — Medical Directory of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. 
Towner, Ausburn. — Brief History of Chemung County, N. Y. 

74 Accessions to the Library. [Jan., 

Treat, J. Harvey. — Ancestry of Col. John Harvey. 
Tyler, Lyon G. — Williamsburg, Va. 
Weygant, Charles H. — Sacketts of America. 
Willis, Pauline. — Willis Records. 

Woolley, Charles, Sr., and Charles Dod Ward. — Ward Genealogy, bound 

Pamphlets, Etc. 

Americana Society. — American Historical Magazine. 

Archivist, Ottawa. — Constitutional History of Canada. 

Baker, Charles Edward. — Baker Family Catalogue. 

Balch, William Lincoln, Sec'y. — Third Balch Family Reunion. 

Boston Cemetery Department. — Report, 1906. 

Brink, Benjamin M. — Olde Ulster. 

Christman, F. W. — Palatine Records from the British Museum, manuscript. 

Clark & Wilkins. — Concise Atlas of the World. 

Congdon, G. E. — Waterman Year Book, 1905. 

Corbett, John. — Watkins, N. Y., Express, 4 numbers. 

Cornell, Rev. John, — Cornell Tombstone Inscriptions, manuscript. 

Davis, Andrew McFarland. — Barberries and Wheat. 

Dwight, Rev. M. E. — Genealogical Exchange. 

Edwards, Rev. John Harrington, D.D. — Edwards Family. 

First Reformed Church. — Church Tablet. 

Foote, Edward Bond. — In Memoriam, Edward Bliss Foote. 

Foster, Joseph. — The Graves We Decorate, 1907. 

Hathaway, Charles R. — Report of the Temporary Examiner of Public Records, 

Connecticut, 1904. 
Kimball, Sarah Louise. — Putnam's Historical Magazine, VII, 10. 
Lamb, Daniel Smith, M.D.^ — Genealogies of Lamb, Rose and other families. 
Lawton, Mrs. Thomas A. — Rhode Island Historical Magazine. 
Locke, Arthur H. — Portsmouth and Newcastle Inscriptions. 
Macy, W. A., M.D. — Memorial Notice of Dr. Edwin Cooper Dent. 
Morrison, George Austin, Jr. — Records of Amity, Conn., I. 
Myers, Edward — Tarrytown Argus, clippings. 
Needham, Henry C. — Wales, Mass., Centennial. 
N. Y. Genealogical and Biographical Society. — Subject Index to the Record, 

Quinby, Henry Cole. — New England Family History. 
Totten, John R. — Association of Graduates, West Point, 1907. Official Register 

of Officers and Cadets, West Point. Our Race News Leaflet. Subscription 

to The Norwalk Hour. 
Tracy, Dwight, M.D. — The Charles Larned Memorial. 
Truax, Jas. R., Sec'y. — Schenectady County Historical Society Report. 
University of Texas. — Bulletin No. 88. 
Van Alstyne, Wm. B., M.D. — Pedigree of Mrs. Van Alstyne, manuscript. 

Van Valkenburg Tombstone Record, manuscript. Pedigree Chart of W. 

B. Van Alstyne, M.D., manuscript. Newspaper clippings. 
Wendell Bros. — The Wendell System of Perpetual Family Records. 
Willers, Hon. Diedrich.— The Old State Agricultural College, Ovid, N. Y. 
Wyoming Historical and Geological Society. — History of the Society. 



Albany County Records, Vol. 14. 

American Catholic Historical Society Records. 

American Monthly Magazine. 

Annals of Iowa. 

Bibliography of Vermont. 

Bliss' History of Rehoboth, Mass. 

Bradford, Mass., Vital Records. 

Claremont, N. H. Gravestone Records. 

Condit Family. 

Connecticut Historical Society's Collections, Vol. XI. 

Essex Antiquarian. 

I908.] IVanis. 7 5 

Essex Institute. 

Franklin Mass., History. 

Gargrave, Yorkshire, Registers. 


Grafton, Mass., History. 

History of New Bedford Churches. 

History of the Second Church, Hartford. 

International Genealogical Directory. 

Journal of American History. 

Mayflower Descendant. 

Middleboro, Mass., History. 

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica. 

Moulton Family Annals. . . ^ . j ^ ■ i j 

New England Historical and Genealogical Register, and Register Index. 

Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly. 

Old Northwest Genealogical Quarterly. 

Otsego County, N. Y., Biographical Review. 

Palmer, Mass., History. 

Pelham, Mass., History. , . , ,, 

South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 

Terrington, Yorkshire, Registers. 

Thompson's History of Long Island, 2 vols, 

Virginia County Records, Vol. IV, Marriages. 

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. 

Vital Records of Rhode Island, XVI. 

Washington County. N. Y., Gazetteer. 

William and Mary College Quarterly. 

Yale Biographies, III, IV. 

Yarmouth, N. S. 

Year Books of Probates, IV, 3. 

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society 

WANTS, and will buy: 

Peirce's Colonial Lists. 
HowLAND Genealogy. 
Hubbard's Stanstead County, Canada. 
Vermont Historical Gazeteer.— Vol. III. 
Powers' Sangamon County, III., Settlers. 
Newport Historical Magazine.— Index to Vol. IV. 
Rhode Island Historical Magazine.— Vol. VII. Part 4. 
Waldo's History of Tolland, Conn. 
Indexes to Wills at Trenton, N. J. 

Robertson's Pocahonta's Descendants. , ^^^ ^^ , . , 

Narragansett Historical Register.— Vol. IX, Nos. 3, 4, and index. 
Connecticut Quarterly.— Vol. I, No. i. 
Austin's Allied Families. 

Massachusetts Historical Society's Collections. 
Rice's Births, Marriages and Deaths in Worcester, Mass. 
Balch Genealogy. 

Alden Genealogy. xr , t 

Connecticut Historical Society's Collections.— Vol. I. 
Bayles' History of Windham County, Conn. 
Our Ancestors.— By Van Home.— Vol. I, all after No. 2. 
New England Notes and Queries.— Vol. I. No. 3 and all after No. 4. 
New Hampshire Repository.— Vol. I, Nos. i, 2, 3; Vol. II, Nos. 2, 3, 4- 
Colonial Magazine.— Vol. I, all after No. 5. ^.r.^j . vwriM^e 

National Magazine.-VoIs. I-XV, inclusive; Vols. XVI, No. 4; XVII, Nos. 
4, 5, 6; XVIII, all Nos.; XIX, Nos. i, 4. 5. 6. 


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By George Austin Morrison, Jr., A.M., LL.B. 

Samuel Ward King, the thirteenth Governor of the State of 
Rhode Island, was born on 23 May, 1786, at Johnston, Provi- 
dence County, Rhode Island, and was the fifth child and third 
son of William Borden King and his wife Welthian Walton. 
He was a lineal descendant of Clement King, who appeared at 
Marshfield, Mass., in 1668 and removed to the Providence Plan- 
tations about 1687, where he died about 1690, leaving an eldest 
son John King, who had issue, a son Josiah King, who in due 
course had issue, a son William Borden King, the father of the 
future Governor. It is now clearly established that Clement 
Kinge, the first settler, was a son of Clement l^inge and Mary 
Raynor of St. Giles, Cripplegate, London, England, and a grand- 
son of that Ralphe Kinge of Watford, Hertfordshire, England, 
who, in his will, dated i Aug., 1653, and proved 21 Nov., 1656 (P. 
C. C. Berkley 419), wrote in his own hand "and whereas my 
Sonne Clement intended to make a will in writinge but the 
violence of his disease being so great he desired me not to have 
it perfected but said he would leave all to his wife's disposinge." 
Daniel Kinge, Gent, of Lynn, Mass., 1644, also mentioned in the 
will of his father, Ralphe Kinge, was an uncle of Clement Kinge 
of Marshfield. Through his mother, Mr. King was related to the 
Walton, Greene and Coggeshall Families, members of which 
held important and influential positions among the early Colonial 
settlers. Mr. King received his early education at the district 
school and for a short period was a student at Brown University, 

He desired, however, to become a physician and as there was 
no medical schools in those days, he became the pupil and 
assistant of his relative, Dr. Peter Ballou, a learned and well 
established physician of Smithfield, R. I. After serving faithfully 
for some years, Mr. King received his certificate to practice 
medicine, dated 5 Aug., 1807, and signed by Peter Ballou, the 
original of which is still in the possession of his descendants. 

Dr. King then started upon his career as a country doctor, 
but not finding that profession as lucrative as he expected, he 

mt: mit ^t IS*: .M 

SS Samurl H'ard A'tM^;. [April, 

him as their rightful Governor and informed him that the mass 
of the people were prepared to fight for their rights under his 
leadership. Mr. Dorr thereupon promptly i&sued a proclamation, 
signed as Governor, convening a (leneral Assembly at Chepachet 

G'>vernor King in turn had l>een active, calling ujxjn the law- 
citizens for aid and again appealing to the Federal 
' .ncnt, stating that he feared " insur;,cnts from abroad" 

were being called into the State by Dorr and his triends. Finally 
on 2$ June. 1842, martial law was prtxrlaimed and serious steps 
taken to put down the so-called rebellion. 

On 28 June. 1842, a sma'.l j^jathering of about too men with 
arms and 5 cannon met at Chepachet and made a militar>' 
demonstration in favor of Mr. Dorr, seizing and fortifying 
"Acolc's Hill," but ujkju the ai)pearance of the State troops and 
other citizens to the aggregate number of 3,000 or more, the Dt)rr 
forces retreated from the field, and Mr. Dorr realizing that his 
cause was lost, ordered his forces to disi)erse and fled to Con- 
necticut and subsequently to New Hampshire, a reward of $5,000 
being offered by the Rhode Island State authorities for his cap- 
ture. Gov. King applied to both Governors of Connecticut and 
New Hampshire for the surrender of Mr. Dorr, but both declined 
to take any action against the so-called "traitor," their sympathies 
being doubtless with the democratic rule. (Juiet was entirely 
restored in a few days, and while a numl>cr of arrests had been 
made and a small number of {>ersons imprisoned for a short 
period, the court proceedings were soon quashed and the incident 

Thus terminated the so-called "Dorr Rebellion" without 
serious injur)* to j)crson8 or proj)erty, the only blood shed being 
the death of one Alexander Kelby, an innocent by-stander who 
was wounded when the troops fired a volley at Pawtucket village 
on 37 June, 1S42, and who subsequently died of his injuries. 

The Legislature in June, 184a, now fully alive to the necessity 
for concession and change in the suffrage, issued a call for a new 
Constitutional Convention, which met at Providence in Sept., 
but n<l'<urncd to Kast Greenwich where, on «; N<'V . iS.;;. n new 
Cor; . and form of government wa.s ti 

the ' : tcr but eliminating most of the < s 

of the ancient form of government. This Constitution, duly 
submitted to the i>eoplc, was almost unanimously ratified by them 
and now forms the present Constitution of the State of Rhode 

Samuel Ward King was thus the last Governor of Rhode 
Island under the old Royal < 

Mr. Dorr subsc(iucntly i of his own will to the State 

in 1H43. wrtH arrested and tried at Newj>ort for high treast>n and 
on j; June, i8^i •• U mned to imprisonment for life at hard 
labor, lie was . however, under a general Amnesty Act 

in 1847 and rcsi .... lo his civil rights in 1851. In 1854 his 
friendn in the Assembly succeeded in pas.Hing an act reversing 
the judgment in his cose but the Supreme Court declared such 

1908,] Samuel Ward King. 83 

act unconstitutional. Mr. Dorr died 27 Dec, 1854, and one of his 
biographers states " he was a man of strict honor and integrity 
and high character and to good abilities joined an untiring- 
patience and an indomitable will." 

The publications and newspaper articles for and against the 
Dorrites are voluminous, but viewed with the clear and calm 
judgment which reflection and years ever bring to concensus of 
public opinion, is that although the principles advocated for 
more liberal suffrage were sound, nevertheless the method 
attempted in carrying out such reform was unconstitutional and 
dangerous to the underlying principles of State government. 

The attitude and action of Governor King during the entire 
episode was marked by constant watchfulness for the general 
public welfare, firmness in upholding the lawful authority of the 
State and conciliation toward the opposing party. His use of the 
military forces was temperate and able, and his tactful treatment 
of those of the " Suffragists " who were arrested, went far 
toward quieting party feeling and uniting the citizens into a 
law-abiding body. 

Governor King was personally inclined toward a liberal 
interpretation of the charter and an extension of the voting 
power and it was due to his efforts in that direction that the new 
constitution was finally adopted. At the same time his sense of 
justice and right forbade any resort to violence for the purpose 
of forcing the illegally framed Dorr Constitution upon the State 
and he opposed this effort of the discontented element with all 
the resources at his command. 

He was in his family and social life a man of peculiar charm 
of manner, a good conversationalist and possessed a well in- 
formed and retentive mind. His views upon questions of the 
day were liberal and founded upon well digested investigation, 
but he was tenacious of his opinion and direct in all statements 
of personal and political policies. Perhaps one of his most 
admirable qualities was a whole-hearted generosity and con- 
fidence in his fellow men, and it is said that he more than once 
returned to his country home without his coat, having given 
that garment to some unfortunate met on the road side. 

Governor King was m. on 20 May, 1813, by Elder Elisha 
Sprague at Johnston, to Catherine Latham Angell, only child of 
Olney and Mary (Waterman) Angell, b. 6 July, 1795; d. 4 May, 
1841. She was a lineal descendant on her motlaer's side of 
Frances, dau. of Lewis Latham, Falconer to King Charles L 

The children of Samuel Ward King and Catherine Latham 
Angell were as follows: 

i. Mary Waterman, b. i Dec, 1814; d. 26 March, 1815. 

ii. Mary Anna, b. i March, 181 6. 
iii. Eliza Smith, b. 23 Jan., 1818. 
iv. James Laurence, b. 24 March, 1820. 

V. Charles Rollin, b. 8 May, 1822. 
vi. Samuel Ward, b. 4 Aug., 1824; d. 9 April, 1826. 

8o Samuel Ward King. [April, 

held at Newport on 5 May, which was adjourned to meet at 
Providence on 5 July, 1841, where a call was directed for a State 
constitutional convention. An election of delegates was held on 
28 Aug., 1841, who proceeded to meet at Providence on 4 Oct., 
and frame a form of Constitution, which was submitted to the 
people at a general election held the 27, 28 and 29 Dec, 1841. 
The Dorr party claimed that at this election 13,944 citizens, 
which number was not only a majority of the adult population of 
the State, but also a majority of those entitled to suffrage under 
the charter, voted to accept the new People's Constitution as that 
of the State. 

There can be no question but that this constitutional conven- 
tion, the constitution then framed, and the subsequent election 
to ratify same, were illegal. 

The supporters of the government forthwith organized them- 
selves into a so-called " Law and Order " Party, which was 
derisively called the " Landholders " Party by Dorr and his 
associates, who branded all opposed to their views and claims as 
" Aristocrats." 

Realizing the serious nature of this popular movement and 
the necessity for some change in the voting qualification, the 
regular Legislature met on 6 Feb., 1841, and in turn called a 
Constitutional Convention, the duly elected delegates to which 
met in Nov. and adjourned until Feb., 1842. On this last date 
they agreed upon a form of Constitution, which was submitted to 
the people (entitled to vote under the old Royal Charter) on 21, 
22 and 23 March, 1842, and rejected. 

Meanwhile Governor King foreseeing that the rapid growth 
of the suffragist party and its revolutionary and rebellious atti- 
tude towards the established government would lead to serious 
trouble, on 4 April, 1842, sent a committee and two letters to 
President Tyler at Washington, stating "that Rhode Island was 
threatened with domestic violence," and asking for recognition 
and assistance in case of need. The President replied on 1 1 April 
stating that while he recognized the regular State Government, 
in his opinion the necessity for armed intervention by the 
Federal government had not as yet arisen, nor did it appear that 
the regular Government of Rhode Island was not able to cope 
with the situation; he therefore declined to interfere previous to 
an actual outbreak but promised if an insurrection should take 
place to come to the aid of the established government. 

On 18 April, 1842, the so-called "Suffrage Party" held an 
election under the terms of the so-called "vSuffrage " constitution, 
at which they chose Mr. Dorr, their leader, as Governor, and a 
Legislature composed entirely of his supporters. 

The People's Assembly forthwith met for organization in 
Providence on 3 May, 1842, received Governor Dorr's inaugural 
message, remained in session for two days, during which they 
passed several unimportant acts, and then adjourned to meet in 
Jan., 1843. It never met again however, as later the movement 
was suppressed. 

1908 ] Samuel Ward King. 8 1 

As soon as the rejection of the "Landholders" constitution 
was known, Governor King- convened the General Assembly in 
extra session on 25 April, 1842, and they then passed an act 
known as the "Algerine Act," making- it a misdemeanor, punish- 
able by fine and imprisonment for any person to act as Moderator 
or Clerk at any election meeting, under the People's Constitution, 
and treason for any person to accept office under it. At the 
same time Governor King warned the militia to be ready for 
service at thirty minutes' notice. 

The regular government in turn proceeded to hold the usual 
election under the charter, 20 April, 1842, and chose Samuel 
Ward King Governor for the third term. 

Each government now claimed legislative power and while 
the regular government officers proceeded to organize at New- 
port on 3 May, the People's Party issued an appeal to arms and 
marching upon the State House in Providence attempted to seize 
the government offices. The "Law and Order" Party however, 
anticipating such action, had taken possession of the State House 
and barricaded the doors, so that Dorr and his friends could not 
effect an entry. 

Matters now assumed so serious a look that many of Dorr's 
supporters hesitated to come into direct conflict with the govern- 
ing powers and began to withdraw from his support and desert 
the party. 

Governor King thoroughly alarmed at the situation once more 
despatched a committee with a letter to the President on 4 May, 
1842, to which a second non-committal reply was made by the 
Washington authorities. On 17 May, 1842, Governor King was 
informed that an attempt would be made by the Dorrites to 
seize the State Offices and he immediately issued a Proclamation 
for the troops to repair to the State Arsenal and take up arms. 

Meanwhile Mr. Dorr collected his forces, and on the evening 
of the 18 May, 1842, made an armed attempt to seize the State 
Arsenal at Providence, which was thwarted by the appearance of 
the troops, commanded by Governor King in person. 

Mr. Dorr realizing the serious character of his attempt, and 
the consequences of its failure, fled to Connecticut, whence he 
set out for Washington to seek the sanction and support of the 
Federal authorities. Governor King immediately proclaimed 
$1,000 reward for his capture and punishment, at the same time 
writing the President on 25 May, setting forth the actions of 
the "Suffrage or People's Party," and stating that Dorr was 
actively engaged in raising forces in other States against the 
Government of Rhode Island. 

The Federal Government however again declined to intervene 
in the matter on behalf of either party, and Mr. Dorr then re- 
turned to Rhode Island, stopping in New York on his way back, 
where he was cordially welcomed by the leaders of Tammany 
Hall and assured of their sympathy and support. 

When Mr. Dorr reached the village of Chepachet, a small 
hamlet ten miles from Providence, in the Town of Gloucester, he 
was met by an enthusiastic crowd of his adherents, who acclaimed 


84 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [April, 

vii. Maria Waterman, b. 30 Nov., 1826; d. 20 Aug., 1827. 
viii. Catherine Maria Waterman, b. 29 June, 1828. 
ix. Sarah Frances, b. 24 Dec, 1829; d. 22 July, 1830. 
X. Frances Elvira, b. 26 July, 1832. 

xi. Antoinette Louisa, b. 30 May, 1833; d. 8 June, 1835. 
xii. Samuel Ward, b. 4 March, 1835. 

xiii. Antoinette Welthian, b. 14 Jan., 1838; d. 18 Dec, 1839. 
xiv. Child (unnamed), b. i May, 1841; d. 2 May, 1841. 
Of these fourteen children, only seven reached adult age, and 
with the death of Charles Rollin King on 12 Jan., 1903, the male 
line of Governor King's family became extinct. After ending 
his last term as Governor, Mr. King retired from active life and 
d. on 21 Jan., 185 1, at Providence, being buried in the private 
burial ground of the Kings at Johnston, R. I. A brief obituary 
of Governor King states: "The firm and conciliatory course 
pursued by Governor King did much to allay the bitterness of 
party strife and secure the satisfactory result which was at 
length reached in the settlement of the important questions 
which had agitated the public mind." ..." Few men have 
enjoyed in their day to a greater degree the confidence of the 
public, and few men in their private lives have exhibited greater 
amiability and generous kindness of heart. In the troublous 
times of 1842 his conduct won the approbation of friends and 
conciliated his opponents and in his voluntary retirement he 
carried with him the respect and esteem even of those against 
whom he acted in seasons of unusual difficulties." The portrait 
of Governor King is taken from a very old painting, now in the 
possession of his descendants in Providence — and is said to be a 
ofood likeness. 


By William Jones Skillman, Philadelphia, Pa. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX., p. 57, of The Record.) 

113. Isaac N.* Skillman (Isaac,' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. Nov. 24, 1803; d. Sept., 1840; m. Jan. 15, 1825, 
Pamela, dau. of John Stryker and wife Elizabeth Hageman, 
he being one of the four children of John Stryker, killed at the 
Battle of Germantown (Rev. War), whose widow afterward m. 
John Skillman (see No. 36). The names and dates of bap. in 
Harlingen Church (Dutch Ref.) of these four are: i. Garret, bap. 
1769; 2. Ida, Feb. 28, 1771; 3. Abraham, Feb. 21, 1773, and John 
(above), Nov. 7, 1774. With two little girls Isaac and wife re- 
moved, 1829, from Neshanic, N. J,, to Hamilton Co., O. (near 
Cincinnati). They had six children as follows: 

i. Elizabeth,^ b. Dec. i, 1825; d. Aug., 1894; m. May, 1845, 
Elon Strong. Had: i. Freeman, b. 1846; d. 1855. 2. 

'go8.] The Skillmans of Atnerica and Their Kin. 85 

Hannah, b. 1848; m. 1870, Jonathan Skillman (see 
No. 70). 3. Emily, b. 1852; m. 1875, Benjamin Hill. 
4. Albert, b. 1853; m. (i) Nancy Pentacost; m. (2) 
Mary Welch. 5. Lillie, b. 1855; m. 1874, Andrew 
Norris. 6, Freeland Rodman, b. 1857; m. (i) Anna 
Siebohm; m. (2) Amanda Welch. 7. Percy, b. i860; 
d. 1881. 8. Anna, b. 1863; d. 1885. 9- Sherman, b. 
1865; d. 1906, 10. Zebulon, b. 1867. 
ii. Sarah, b. July, 1827; d. May, 1903; m. (i) John Knox; 
m. (2) Daniel Chidester. Had: i. Janet, b. 1849. 

2. Katharine, b. 185 1; m. John Calanan. 3. John, b. 
1853. 4. Anna, b. 1855; d. 1875.. 

iii. Edwin, b. Aug., 1832; d. 1870; m. 1859, Mary Wisbey. 
No issue. 

iv. Josiah, b. Dec, 1836; m. 1870, Lucy Calhoun. Had: 
1, Nelson (now in Kansas). 2. Edwin. 3. Josiah. 4. 
Anna. 5. Mary. 6. Ben. 7. Lucy. 8. Lillie. Served 
in the war from April, 1861, to Sept., 1865, as a mem- 
ber of " Merrill's Horse," four years of the time in 
scout duty. Has lived in Illinois since 1867. 
V. Anna, b. Nov., 1838; m. 1865, Theodore Burns. Had: 
I. Aletta, b. 1868; m. Knight. 2. Mary, b. 1873. 

3. Theodore, b. 1882. . 

vi. Mary, b. Jan. 26, 1841; m. March 12, 1861, Leonard B. 
Harris. Had: i. Julia, b. 1863; m. 1905, R. S. 
Beavens. 2. Minerva, b, 1865. 3. Elsie, b. 1867; m. 
1891, Barton S. Hill. 4. Clinton, b. 1869; m. 1903, 
Lillian Hedges. 5. Henry, b. i87i;.d. 1899. 6. 
Twins: Freeman, unm.; 7. Amy, b. 1873; m. 1895, 
W. C. Perrine. 8. Clyde, b. 1876; d. 1900. 9. Edith, 
b. 1879. 10. Bernice, b. 1881; m. (i) 1902, Edward 
Ballard (d. 1904); m. (2) Harvey W. Dutcher, 1906. 

114. John N.* Skillman (Isaac,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas," 
Thomas'), b. Sept. 25, 1809; d. June 23, 1894, and with son 
Thomas lies buried in Harlingen Churchyard at Belle Mead. 
A large farmer at Post Town, now Plain ville, N. J.; m. (i) Jan. 
17. 1833, Sarah Moore (b. Dec. 10, 1814; d. May 13, 1853); m. (2) 
Oct. 4j 1854, Hannah Van Middlesworth (b. April 7, 1824, and now 
1907 living). Children: by first wife, seven; by second three: 

i. Isaac,^ b. Oct. 30, 1833; live at Canton, Fulton Co., 111. 
ii. Abraham, b. July 24, 1835. 

iii. Joanna, b. March 11, 1837; d. Dec. 28, 1904; m. Peter 
Sutphen, Neshanic, N. J, Had one dau., Mrs. Wil- 
liam H. Huff of Belle Mead, 
iv. John, b. Dec. 13, 1839; lives near Canton, 111. 
V. Thomas, b. May 18, 1842; d. March 28, 1888. 
vi. Emily, b. Nov. 23, 1845; d. April 26, 1846. 
vii. Theodore, b. Feb. 28, 1852; lives at or near Canton, 

Fulton Co., 111. 
viii. George Martin, b. May 22, 1857; d. Feb. 4, 1886; m. 
Anne Van Derveer. 

86 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [April, 

ix, Charles V. M., b. May 20, 1859; m. Jan. 18, 1889, Sarah 
J, Burniston (b. Dec. 26, 1862). Had: i. George C, 
b, July 22, 1889. 
X. Jessie Augusta, b. June 25, 1863; m. Dec, 1887, Jacob 
K. Schwenger. Had: i. George N., b. 1888. 2, 
Frank C, b. 1890. 3. Ray D., b. 1893. 

115. Isaac' Skillman (Jacob,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas," 
Thomas'), b, March 3, 1792, at Three Mile Run, near New Bruns- 
wick, N. J.; d. at Litchfield, 111., 1855; a wanderer, and had lived 
in at least six States of the Union, New Jersey, New York, Michi- 
gan, Missouri, Texas and Illinois; m. Dec. 27, 1816, Betsey Powell, 
and circa 1818 removed to near Brockport, N. Y, Both wife and 
he are buried at Litchfield. Children: 

i, Peter Voorhees, b. at Three Mile Run, Oct. 17, 181 7; 

d. in San Francisco, 1892; m. but no children, 
ii. Jacob T. B., b. Oct. 17, 1819, at Brockport, N. Y.; d. at 
Romeo, Mich., 1895; m. 1853, Louisa Edgett; served 
2^ years in 5th Mich. Cav., Army of Potomac. 
Children: i. William J., b. 1855; m. at Oak wood, 
Mich., two children. 2. Cassius Clayton, b. 1857; 

d. 1859. 3. Costella, b. i860; m, Sutherland, 

three children. 

iii. Eleanor M., b. Oct. 19, 182 1; d. at Irvington, 111., 1897; 
m. (i) Bryan; m. (2) Griffths, 

iv. Sarah Ann, b. Sept. 22, 1823; m. Short. Had: i. 

James. 2. William. Home in Hillsborough, 111. 
v, Abraham D., b. Jan. 20, 1826; d. Chicago, 1899; com- 
mission merchant; m. a cousin, Hannah Powell, 
Romeo, Mich. Had: i. Alice, m. and lived in 
Boston, Mass. 2. Fred'k B., a dentist, Chicago. 

vi. Isaac, b. July 8, 1828; Union soldier in Civil War; 
never m.; drowned in Bear River, Utah, in going to 
California, 1866. 

116. Jacob Ten Broeck' Skillman (Jacob,* Thomas,* Isaac,'' 
Thomas," Thomas'), b. March 10, 1794; d. June 26, 1864; m. Nov. 
14, 1822, Rachel Corey Ayres (b. April 2, 1798; d. May 17, 1883); 
grad. at Union College, Schenectady, 18 16, same class with 
William H. Seward; licensed M. D., 1825; practiced in New 
Brunswick thirty years. Children: 

i. Sarah Amelia,* b. Sept. 2, 1823; d. Jan. 6, 1852; m. 

Aug. 5, 1846, Charles Rudolph von Romondt, Prof. 

in Rutgers College; later home in Washington, D. C. 

Had: i. Charles Diedrick, b. 1847. 2. Henry T. B., 

b. 1849; d. 1877. 
ii. Anna Maria, b. Jan. 23, 1825; d. Feb. 3, 1895; m. Rev. 

Charles Rudolph von Romondt, May 18, 1863; home 

in Washington, D. C. Had: i. Enos A., b. 1865; d. 

1866. 2. Walter Middleton, b. 1867; d. 1868. 
iii. Ellen Henrietta, b. April 5, 1827; d, 1835. 
iv. Alanson Freeman, b. March 8, 1829; d. 1832. 
V. Louisa Adeline, b. Feb. 27, 1831; d. 1832. 

iQoS.] The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. 87 

vi. Enos Ayres, b. Nov. 16, 1833; a grad. of Rutgers 
College, 185 1 ; m. Oct. 9, 1867, Alice Middleton; live 
in Washington, D. C. Had: i. Nettie Ayres, b. 1868; 
d. 1870. 2. Nannie Van Dyke, b. 1870. 3. Julia M., 
b. 1874. 4. Alice M., b. 1875. 5. Eva Garnett, b. 
1877; m. George Thorne. 6. Wesley Middleton, b. 
1878; m. 1903, Fannie Hull Burnett, Washington. 

117. Abraham* Skillman (Jacob,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. March 11, 1796; 'd. Dec. 2, 1862; grad. at Princeton, 
1819; took his M. D. 1823, and settled for life at Bound Brook; m. 
at Trenton, N. J., March 7, 1827, Susan Emma Palmer (b. at 
Yardleyville, Pa., 1803; d. March 31, 1870). Their children: 

i. Joseph P.,' b. May 19, 1832; in N. Y. City from 1852 to 
date; merchant; appraiser in Custom House; m. 
May 14, 1856, Elizabeth, dau. of Henry V. Shaddle, 
N. Y. City; d. March 13, 1902. Had: i. Julia, d. inf.; 
2. Harry S. 3. Susan Emma, m. George Clark, two 
children. 4. Lizzie S., m. (i) W. W. Brook, one dau.; 
m. (2) Fred'k L. Colwell of Stamford, Conn.; d. Feb. 
19, 1904. 
ii. Charles Hamilton, b. Nov. 30, 1833; grad. of Rutgers 
College, 185 1 ; of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1854; his 
one pastorate was of Presby. Church at Luzerne, 
N. Y.; d. April 19, 1862; never m. 
iii. Ellen Palmer, m. Lewis D. Cook, Bound Brook. 

118. John' Skillman (Jacob,' Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. June 27, 1800, eldest child of 2nd wife, Mary Hage- 
man; d. 1865; m. Martha, dau. of Christoffel C. Beekman and 
wife Mary Van Dyke of Six Mile Run, now Franklin Park, N. J.; 
d. 1887; farmer and occupied the homestead or old-time Freling- 
huysen parsonage farm at Three Mile Run. Had: 

i. Theodore,' b. 1834; m. 1859, Agnes, dau. of Abraham 

J. Suydam. One dau., Jane S. Farmer, now living 

in New Brunswick, 
ii. John, b. 1836; d. unm., 1865; buried at Three Mile 

iii. Mary, b. 1838; m. 1858, Augustus Van Zandt of Blawen- 

burg (d. 1884); her home now at Lawrenceville, 

N. J., with her four living children: i. Irene. 2. 

Russell. 3. Eugenia. 4. Hubert, 
iv. Henry, b. 1845; m. Mary, dau. of Isaac W. Pumyea of 

Three Mile Run. One dau., Cassie. 
v. William, b. 1847; m. twice. Three children: i. Leroy. 

2. Laura. 3. Marion. Farmer at Blawenburg. 
vi. Jacob, b. 1850; removed to Kansas and m. there. 

Three children: i. Martha B. 2. Edward. 3. John. 

119. William* Skillman (Jacob,* Thomas,* Isaac," Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. Jan. 11, 1803; d. Aug. 23, 1872; m. April 28, 1829, 
Maria, dau. of Frederick Davis and wife Margaret Hoagland of 
Six Mile Run (b. March 8, 1812; d. Oct. 29, 1874); removed, 1839, 
from Three Mile Run to Blackwell's Mills, near Millstone, N. J. 

88 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [April, 

i. Margaret/ b. April 13, 1832; tn. Dec. 15, 1852, Bernard 
S. Voorhees(d. Dec. 17, 1896). Had: i. William S., b. 
1853. 2. Margaret Anna, b. 1855; d. 1861. 3. Fer- 
dinand Schureman Schenck, b. 1857. 4. Eugene, b. 
1859; d. 1861. 5. Alice, b. 1867; m. 1896, Jacob 
Brogley. All but ist live in New Brunswick; he in 
Brooklyn, N. Y. 

ii. Mary, b. June 6, 1834; m. June 11, 1854, Isaac B, 

Allen; d. May 19, 1884. 
iii, Frederick, b. Jan. 4, 1837; carpenter and builder; d. 

unm. at home in Jersey City, Nov. 11, 1897. 
iv. Jacob, b. Feb. 22, 1839; hardware dealer, Jersey City; 
m. in Neshanic, April 18, 1861, Jane Davis, dau. of 
Peter V. Davis, Town and County Clerk. Had: i. 
William Edgar, 2. Peter Davis, twins, b. Sept. i,- 
1862; bap. in Neshanic Ref. Dutch Church, Aug. 29, 

V, William, b. Jan. 31, 1841^ m. Mary Lodge; removed 
(1872) to Pocahontas, Bond Co., 111. 

120. Mary Beekman* Skillman (Jacob,* Thomas,* Isaac," 
Thomas," Thomas'), b, Aug. 26, 1804; m, 1829, Christopher B. 
Voorhees; both joined by Confession Harlingen (Ref. Dutch) 
Church, Nov. 6, 1834, and the following children are there on 
record as bap. in infancy: 

i. Jacob Skillman^ Voorhees, b. Sept. 20, 1830; went to 
Streator, La Salle Co., 111., whither the family 
eventually removed, 
ii. Martha Beekman Voorhees, b. Sept. 20, 1833. 
iii. Isaac Voorhees, b. May 3, 1836; d. y. 
iv. Isaac Voorhees, b. Dec. 26, 1846. 
Ellen in No. 41, ante, is Eleanor T. B. (Ten Broeck), m. Peter 
Van Tine, and her sister Jane and husband lived and d. near 
Millstone, and there two of their children lived. For record of 
Aaron L. (Longstreet?), see No. 121. 

121. Thomas* Skillman (Jacob,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. May 27, 1808; d. Sept. 10, 1853; m. (i) Oct. 8, 1837, 
Caroline Stringham, dau. of George Burret Raymond (N. Y. City) 
and wife Susan Parker, Virginia, niece of Robert Fulton (b, June 
29, 1807; d. March 19, 1845); m. (2) Ellen, dau. of Daniel Pol- 
hemus, Middlebush, descendent from the first of the name in 
America, Domine Johannes Theodorus Polhemus, who in 1654 
became first pastor of the Collegiate (Ref. Dutch) Churches on 
L. I.; educated at Rutgers and took his M. D. at Col. Phys. and 
Surg's, N. Y., 1830, and settled in practice at his birth-home, 
near New Brunswick, N. J. Six children were by the first wife 
and four by the second: 

i. Thomas Henry,' d. inf. 
ii. Lucy, d. inf. 

iii. George R., b. i836(?); m, Dec, 1858, Mary Lockwood; 
lives at Chester Pa.; eight children. 

iQoS.] The Skillmans of America and their Kin, 89 

iv. Sidney, b. March 19, 1839; d. April 25, 1876; m. July 3, 
1 86 1, Susanna C. Watson. Had: i. Olive Clifton, b. 
1867. 2, Sidney, b. 1869. 
V. Julia, b. at Three Mile Run, Nov. 8, 1840; m. May 16, 
i860, Oliver Clifton Wilson, ship chandler 23 years, 
West St., New York City; d. April 10, 1896. Had: i. 
Irene Clifton, b. 1861; d. inf. 2. Percey R., b. 1863; 
m. 1891, Louise Suydam, Baldwinsville, N. Y.; two 
children, Percey and Anna. 3. Ella Hall, b. 1865; m. 
1898, William Burnside Peck, Boston. 4. Charles 
Sanford, b. 1866, m. 1900, Clara Anthony. 5. Olive 
Clifton (as preceeding at New Brunswick), b. 1867; 
d. inf. 6, Harriet, b. 1873; m. 1897, Henry Judson 
Chapin, N. Y. City. 7. Louise, b. 1878. 
vi. Frank, b. April, 1842; d. Sept., 1886; m, Sarah Voor- 
hees, Jersey City. Had: i. George. 2. Ella. 3. 
vii. William, b. Jan. 16, 1849; d. inf. 
viii. Lydia, b. July 29, 1850; d. Sept. 3, 185 1. 
ix. Thomas Henry, b. Feb, 29, 1852; m. April 27, 1876, 
Annetta Vreeland; druggist. New Brunswick; no 
X. Emma, b. March 29, 1853; d. inf. 
/2/.* Aaron* Skillman (Jacob,' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. June 23, 1810 (possibly the "L" in his name was for 
Aaron Longstreet); d. Aug. 21, 1869; m. 1831, Eliza Ann Van 
Nostrand, Six Mile Run (b. April 6, 1812; d. Dec. i, 1895). The 
family in 1854, removed to Mt. Clemens, Macomb Co., Mich., 
where certain Beekmans, Skillmans and other N. J. families had 
early settled. The children were all b. at Three Mile Run: 
i. Catharine,' b. Nov. 3, 1832. 
ii. Abraham, b. Sept. 9, 1833; d. Feb. 17, 1885; two sons, 

both d. 
iii. Mary Adaline, b. Feb. 25, 1835. 
iv. Martin Luther, b. Aug. 21, 1S3S; two sons; live at Mt. 

V. Georgiana, b. April 26, 1840; d. Aug. 21, 1865. 
vi. Isaac, b. June 19, 1842. 

vii. Ann Eliza, b. April 15, 1844; d. July 3, 1876. 
viii. George Washington, b. April 8, 1846; m. and lives near 
Sandusky, O.; one son living. 
ix. Delphi, b. June 7, 1848. 
X. Peter Van Doren, b. Dec. 15, 185 1. 
122. Abraham* Skillman (Cornelius, ' Thomas,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Nov. 27, 1802, at Hopewell, N. J.; d. July i, 1881, at 
Lambertville; m. March i, 1827, Henrietta, dau. of David Stout, 
Assoc. -Justice Hunterdon Co., and after it was formed, 1838, of 
Mercer Co., N. J., b. May 31, 1804; d. Nov. 22, 1889; a farmer. 

* Some one (now unknown) kindly sent the author this family record 
(see No. 41). 

^Q The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [April, 

i. Charles Augustus,' b. Dec. 1 6, 1827; m. March 2, 1854, 
Sarah A., dau, of Abraham Stryker Skillman and 
wife Sarah Williamson (see No. 93); grad. of Prince- 
ton, 1848; admitted to bar, 185 1. Had: i. Charles 
H., lawyer. 2. Mary, m. James S. Studdiford, Lam- 
bertville. 3. Carrie Disbrough, m. Samuel AV. 
Cochran, druggist, 
ii. Caroline, b. May 2, 1830; m. Feb. 7, 1856, William M. 
Jewell, merchant; d. Aug. 24, 1870. Had: i. Charles 
A., b. 1857; M. D., Penn. Univ.; d. 1900. 2. Mary E., 
b. 1864; m. Joseph E. Baldwin, Florida, Judge. 

iii. Ida Stryker, b. Feb. 12, 1832; m. Jan. 22, 1862, Dr. 
Edward P. Hawke, practiced at Blawenburg, then at 
Hopewell, and d. Dec. 12, 1898. Had: i. Carrie. 2. 
William W., dentist, Flemington. 3. Edward S., phy- 
sician, Trenton. 4. Henrietta, teacher. Fort Lee, 
N. J. 5. Mary Emma. 

iv. Mary Emma, b. May 20, 1844; m. Oct. 18, 1864, Ralph 
Ege, b. Nov. 22, 1837, business man, Hopewell. Had: 
I. Albert A. 2. Sarah. 3, Andrew Howard, d. 1891. 
4. Ida Skillman. 5. Mary. The Ege's descend 
from Adam, migrant from Germany, circa 1748, who 
m. Margaret, dau. of Thomas Hunt. See Chambers' 
Early German Settlers of N. J. 

123. Peter* Skillman (Cornelius,* Thomas,* Isaac,* Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Sept. 15, 1808; in Med. pract. at Harlingen over 40 
years; d. April i, 1888; m. Nov. 28, 1833, Louisa, dau. of Abraham 
C, Beekman of Griggstown, and wife Rachel Cruser, dau of Major 
Cornelius Cruser of Harlingen; b. 1816; d. March 11, 1887; both 
buried at Belle Mead. Her father's second wife was Elizabeth 
Houghton, and his father was Christopher Beekman, and mother 
Martha Veghte; Gerardus, 1707, and Catharine Van Dyke were 
next before, proceeded by Christopher, 1681 (or Christoffel, 
Dutch), and Mary De la Noy; then came, 1653, the famous 
Gerardus of Flatbush, and Magdalen Abeel, and we reach the 
top of this line in America in Willem, 1623, and Catrina De 
Boogh (De Bow). Children of Dr. Peter and Louisa Beekman: 

i. James Alfred,' b. Sept. 17, 1834; d. in N. Y. City, Sept. 
12, 1874; U. S. Marine on board of man-of-war, 
New Orleans; buried at Belle Mead, 
ii. Cornelius P., b. May 16, 1837; farmer at Harlingen; 

never m. 
iii. Abraham B., b. June 28, 1839; m. Anna Moor, now 
deceased; a practicing physician at Bertram, Linn 
Co., la.; two children, Anna Louisa and Frances 
iv. John Calhoun, b. July 25, 1842; m. Mary, dau. of Jacob 
Van Derveer and wife Jane Stryker of Harlingen; a 
grocer in New Brunswick, N. J. 
v. Rachel Adah, b. March 23, 1848; at home with her 
brother Cornelius in the homestead at Harlingen. 

1908.] The Two Martha Goodspeeds. gl 

124. Betsey' Skillman (John,* Benjamin/ Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. i79o(?); m. (i) Jacob Erwin, drowned in Delaware 
River, 1831; m. (2) John Beaumont (2nd wife) of New Hope, Pa. 
Children as follows: 

i, Elizabeth^ Erwin, No record. 

ii. Margaret Erwin, m. Snook: No other Record. 

iii. Nelson Beaumont, New Hope, Pa., d. unm. 
iv. Jackson Beaumont, m. Miss Stuckert. 
V. Sarah Ann Beaumont, m. (i) an actor from whom she 
secured a divorce; m. (2) John Schenck, Pennington, 
N. J., a brother of the Rev. Noah Hunt Schenck of 
St. Anne's Church (Prot. Episc), Brooklyn, N. Y. 
vi. Louisa Beaumont, m. Dr. Saba Pearson; one son 

vii. Harrison Beaumont, a physician, d. unm. circa 1898 in 

viii. John Beaumont, m. Kate Bassoe. 
ix. William Beaumont, d. y. 

(7b be continued.) 


Contributed by Miss Louise Tracy. 

In the course of tracing the ancestry of Martha Goodspeed, 
the wife of John Crosby of Lee, Mass., back to the emigrant 
ancestor, a curious error was discovered in the statement_ set 
forth in the work entitled Notes on Barnstable Families by Otis. 

The data concerning the Crosby family stated that John 
Crosby, son of John and Mary Crosby, m. Martha Goodspeed of 
Barnstable, Mass., they having been published on 22 Aug., 1766, 
and m. on 26 Nov., 1766, by Nymphas Marston, Esq., in Barn- 
stable. John Crosby with his wife and children removed to Lee, 
Berkshire County, Mass., in 1780, and in 1781 united with the 
Congregational Church there. Martha (Goodspeed) Crosby d. in 
1 81 2 at Lee, Mass., and her tombstone in the Lee Cemetery bears 
the following inscription: 

*"In Memory of Mrs. Martha Crosby, wife of Mr. 
John Crosby, Sr., who died 25 May 1812 in the 71st. year 
of her age. 

Farewell all sublunary things 
I go to see the King of Kings." 
From the age given on her tombstone it would appear that 
this Martha Goodspeed was b. 1 741-2. 

The record of the Goodspeed family contained in Otis' Notes 
on Barnstable Families, p. 404, shows that a Martha Goodspeed, 
dau. of James and Elizabeth (Fuller) Goodspeed, was b. on 31 

* See Crosby Genealogy by C. C. McLean, pp. 3 and 4, and History of Lee, 

Q2 The Two Martha GoodsPeeds. [April, 

July, 1741, at Barnstable, Mass., but Otis adds "She married on 
12 June, 1760, Samuel Winslow of Hardwick." 

A genealogical problem was at once presented as to whether 
the Martha Goodspeed, wife of John Crosby, was identical with 
that Martha Goodspeed who m. Samuel Winslow, or was an 
entirely different person, and whether she was a dau. oi James 
Goodspeed or not. 

An examination of the Winslow Memorial disclosed that 
Martha Goodspeed, wife of Samuel Winslow, was b. on 7 Feb., 
1739, at Barnstable, Mass., and 'Csx^ History of Hardwick, Mass., 
and the History of Pomfret, Vt., confirmed this statement con- 
cerning the age of Martha (Goodspeed) Winslow. This birth 
date agreed with the birth date of a Martha Goodspeed, dau. of 
Ebenezer Goodspeed, given by Otis, p. 404, and thus clearly 
proved the existence of two of the name of Martha Goodspeed, 
both of Barnstable, Mass., born within a year or so of each other. 
Otis had erroneously allotted Martha, dau. oi James Goodspeed, as 
the wife of Samuel Winslow, when his wife was clearly Martha, 
dau. of Ebenezer Goodspeed. 

In order to make the proof of this error stronger, a letter was 
addressed to the town clerk of Pomfret, Vt., asking for a copy 
of the inscription on the tombstone of Martha (Goodspeed) 
Winslow. The town clerk in due course forwarded a letter which 
she had obtained from Mr. Walter E. Perkins, who had been 
making a study of Pomfret history for some years, which reads 
as follows: 

Pomfret, Vt., August 10, 1907. 
Mrs. E. p. Perkins, Town Clerk, Pomfret Vt.: 

Respecting the inquiry of Louise Tracy of New Haven, will 
say, the grave of Martha Goodspeed, wife of Samuel Winslow, is 
at the Gushing Cemetery in Woodstock. The gravestone says: 
died March 9 1813, aged 74 years. 

I have never seen the Winslow Genealogy, but here is what 
Samuel Winslow wrote: "I Samuel Winslow was born at 
Rochester april ye 6 Day old Stile A. D. 1735 ^7 wife martha 
goodspede was born at Barnstable february ye 7 Day old stile 
1739 we was marad at Barnstable June ye 12 New Stile A D 

" My Mother Martha Winslow Departed this Life at pomfret 
on the Ninth Day March 18 13 at 9 a clock A M hur age was 
seventy four years and eighteen days old after a short But Dis- 
tressing sickness of ( — ?) Days of Lung fever She Diede with 
a Smile on Her Countenance she lived with us twelve years ten 
Munths into 3 Day 

March 9 1813 
Ebenezer Winslow her oldest Son " 

Respectfully yours, 

Walter E. Perkins. 

This letter certainly settles the question as to which Martha 
Goodspeed m. Samuel Winslow. 

I908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. 9; 


Baptisms and Births. 

Sr.— Sister— A Communicant. 
Br.— Brother— A Communicant. 


M. M— Married Man. 
S. M.— Single Man. 
Wid. — Widow. 

M. W.— Married Woman. 
S. W.— Single Woman. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX., p. 32 of The Record.) 



Oct. 5. 

Nov. 6. 
Oct. 10. 

Jan. 23. 
Jan. I. 

Feb. 8. 

Oct. 25. 


Carl Christian Frid- 
erick Deinmann 

Louise Johanna 
Catarina Renter, 
his wife 

Benjamin Lydle & 
wife Ann, late 
P i e r s o n , nee 
Fredericks of 

Adam Fligel 

Catharine Thum, 
his w'ife 

Heinrich W e i d - 

Eliza Gerd, his wife 


Friderica Germans now living 
Dorotea at New Brighton 


March 3. George Ebbits 

1847. Serena Downs, his 
b. April 27. wife 

b. Feb. 3. 

b. Jan. 7. 

b. Nov. 27. 

April 4. 

Nov. 29. 

All ch. of above 

Dietrich Senne & 
wife Dorothea 

April 4. Ernst Senne 
Jan. 4. Gesine Schiegel, 
his wife 


Carl Hein- Germans, now at Port 
rich Chris- Richmond. Carl 
tian Etsch, Heinrich 

Kaus. Christina 
George Pat- 

Ann Wright 



Ernst Wil- 


Living near 4 Corners. 
Christian Schiegel, 
August Senne. Ernst 
Senne, Friedrich 

Johann Chr. Schiegel, 
Diedrich Senne, 
Friedrich Senne, 
Friedrich Lange, 
August Senne 

q4 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [April, 

April 23. 

b. Sept. 5. 

b. Feb. 12. 

April 29, 
Jan. 9. 

b. Jan. 6. 

b. July 10. 
March 23. 

May 2. 

April 22. 

May 2. 
March 13, 

July 25. 
Feb. 8. 

Sept, I. 

Sept. 5. 

Nov. 22. 

Sept. 10. 

Aug. 28. 

Oct. 3. 

June 24. 

Oct. 3. 

Feb. 27. 

Charles Lewis Charles 
Moelich Frederick 

Catharine Ann 
Hausman, dau. of 
Isaac, his wife 


Same parents Augusta 

Abraham Vanduzer John Hous- 
Eliza Ann, his wife man 

Both ch. bap. at house 
of Isaac Housman 

Joh Vanduzer 
Francis Louisa 

Roff, his wife 
Jacob Vanduzer 
Margaret, his wife 
Isaac VanduzLT 
Mary, his wife 



Isaac Oliver 

Wm. Vroome Ann Eliza 

Catharine Egbert, 
his wife 

Wm. Seawood Elizabeth 

Ann Neats, his wife Frances 

These 4 bap. at house 
of Sr. Sarah Van- 
duzer at Tompkins- 

Living at Tompkins- 
ville. Bp. at house 
of Sr. Vroome near 
4 Corners 

At Port Richmond 

Baptisms by Bernard E. Schweinitz. 

Daniel Eidam 
Margarita N e t e r 
man, his wife 


Friedrich A. Dreyer Carl Bruno 

of Brooklyn 
Augusta Henriette 

Schmidt, his wife 
Andrew Soner Anna Maria 

Clara Wagner, his Clara 


Joseph Jacobsmyer Johann 
Anna, his wife Christian 

James Hausman Theodore 
Catherine B a ue r, Adam 
his wife 

Germans in Factory- 
ville. Bp. in D. Ref. 
Ch. at Port Rich- 

Bp. at house of gr.- 
father. Dr. Schmidt 

Germans at Factory- 
ville. Baptism at Mr. 
Rathyen's house in 
Port Richmond 

Germans near Port 
Richmond. Bap. at 
parent's house when 
very sick 

Living at Factory ville 

Jacob Fried'kjackel Magdalena Living at Factory ville. 
Eva Maria Sekin- Rosina Bp. at house of 

ger, his wife James Housman 

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Oct. 3. 
Sept. 9. 

Oct. 17. 
June 5 
or II, 
Oct. 17. 
July 31- 

Nov. 28. 

b. Nov. 3. 

b. Sept 21. 
Dec. I. 

b. April 22 

b. II Oct. 

Dec. 12. 
Dec. 14. 

Dec. 14. 

Dec. 14. 

Nov. 30. 

Jan 9. 

June 20. 

March 6. 

Sept. 13. 

March 13. 

Sept. 29. 

March 27. 
Feb. 23. 

Carl Henry 

Anna Maria 

Thomas Sharrot Alfred 
Mary Elizabeth 

Voorhis, his wife 
Paul Schmidt 
Catharine Miiller, 

his wife 
Reinhart Koch 
Anna Catharina 

Walter, his wife 
Adolph Levando Joseph 
Emma Schmidt, his 


Same parents Elisabeth 

Bernard Alfrenk William 
Anna Myers, his Henry 
. wife 

Same parents John 

Christian Bloch Louise 
Rebecca Knief, his Marie 

Sarah Rodgers, wife of Capt. 

W. Cole 

Capt. W. Cole Jonah 

Sarah Rodgers, his Rodgers 


Bp. at house of gr.- 
mother Mrs. Mary 

Jacob Mauer 
Catharine K e b e 1 , 
his wife 

John Jacob 

J oh an n Heinrich Johanna 
Knoch Hen erika 

Martha Elisabetha Juliana 
Penhart, his wife 

Robert Summers Sylvester 

Susan Ann Stil- 
well, his wife 

B. E. Schweinitz 
Marie Ott i lie 
Goepp, his wife 

Paul Bern- 

Both Bp. in D. Ref. 
Ch. at Port Rich- 

Bp. at Factoryville 

Bp. at parents' dwel- 
ling near Mariner's 

Bp. at D. Ref. Ch. 
Port Richmond 


Bp. at her home where 
she was confined by 

Bp. in Ch. at Port 
Port Richmond 

Sr. Mary Connelz of 
Bethlehem, Pa., 
(absent), Br. L. H. 
Cortelyou & Eliza, 
his wife, Mr. & Mrs. 
Dettmar Basse of 
Brooklyn. N. Y., Br. 

q6 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [April, 

March 27. 
Feb. I. 

May 8. 

Dec. 28. 

June 19. 

July 21. 

July 17. 
April 20. 

May 15. 

Nov. 6. 

May 22. 

Dec. 6. 

Aug. 8. 
June 25. 

Sept. 2. 

Sept. 25. 
March 27. 

Nov. 20. 
July 6. 

Nov. 28. 
Nov. 18. 

Dec. 2. 

April 12. 

Dec. 9. 

May 31. 

Nov. 12. 

Heinrich J an sen Heinrich 
Eden Jansen 

Cathrina Behrens, 
his wife 

Edward Holzhalb Bertha 

Bertha Holzhalb, 
nee Motzer 

John Ahrens Anna Maria 

Margretha Als- 
guth, his wife 

Albert Hulsebas Gesina Car- 

Fredericka Caro- olina 
lina Feust, his wife 

Daniel Torrance & Alfred 
wife Sophia J. 
Vanderbilt, dau. 
of Corn. Vander- 
bilt of N. Y. 

Jacob Salbacher Bertha 

Barbara Shelling 

Louis Ettlinger Adolph 
Charlotte Abel, his 

Maria Egbert [nee Simonson], 

wife of Jacob Egbert of Tomp- 

James Burger Maria 

Maria Jane Noble, Ottilia 

his wife 
James Coyne Harriet 

Harriet Matilda Matilda 

Thompson, his 

Benjamin Lydle Josephine 
Ann [Nancy] Fred- 
ericks, his wife 
Cornelius P. Bird Cornelia 
Lydia Eliza Egbert, 

his wife 

Bp. in Ch. at Port 

Bp. in Ch. at Port 

Anna Hattof, Maria 
Al sgu th . Bp. in 
Port Richmond 

Bp. in Ch. 

at Port 

Abraham S. Egbert 
Mary Eliza Bird, 
his wife 

Same parents 



Bp. at parents' house 
at 4 Corners 


On her dying bed 

Both members of our 

Bp. at Richmond in 
house of parents 

At Tompkinsville in 
presence of ch's. 
mother & gr.- 
mother Lydia Eg- 

Bp. at parents' house 
at Vanderbilt Land- 

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Dec. II. 

Jan. 15. 

Nov. 30. 

March 13. 
Feb. 8. 

March 13. 
Feb. 21. 

Sept. 25. 
Aug. 8. 

Oct. 15. 
Aug. 22. 

Jan. 7. 

July 17. 

April II. 

Feb. 2. 

June 20. 

Dec. 12. 

June 20. 

Jan. 14. 

June 20. 

July 22. 

June 20. 

Nov. 4. 


John Simonson of Catharine 

Joshua Mercereau Stephen 
Sarah Ann Ferine, Henry 

his wife 

JohnGodfried Geb- 


Ehrhardt, his 

George Barth 
Elisabeth Schmidt, 

his wife 

John God 


Living on South side 

Germans. God fried 
W. Gebhardt & his 

Natives of Germany, 
now of New Brigh- 
ton Conn. Bp. at 
house of gr.-father 
John Schmidt, who 
was sponsor with his 
wife Catharine Gal- 

Brook, N. Jersey. 
Bp. at Parsonage 
Bp. at house of gr.- 

Baptisms by A. A. Reinke. 
John V. Egbert Lemont Living near Bound 

Ellen Simonson,his Williams 

JamesWilsonShar- Cornelia 

rott Frances 

Agnes Caroline, 

his wife 
Robert Sommers Lavina 
Sarah A. Stilwell, 

his wife 

William Vroome Wm. E m - 
Catharine Maria mett 
Egbert, his wife 

Abraham Van 

Elizabeth Ann Van 

John Van Duzer 
Louisa Roff, h i s 


Isaac Van Duzer 
Mary, his wife 




Bp. at house of Mrs. 
S, Van Duzer 

Bp. at house of Mrs. 
S. Van Duzer 

Jacob Van Duzer John Jacob 
Margaret Van 

98 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [April, 

July I. 
March 28. 

Aug. 20. 
March 7. 

Sept. 30. 

Jan I. 

July 19. 

April 13. 

Sept. 23. 

April 17. 
Feb. 23. 

April 27. 
March 26. 

Sept. 9. 

Oct. i6. 

Sept. 28. 

July 15- 

Oct. 26. 
Sept. 2. 

April 3. 
April I. 

April 7. 

May 25. 


April 12, 


April 26. 

Jan. II. 



Jns. Pearce 

Mary Jane 

Matilda Lunt, his 


Jno. Schmidt 


Catharine Eulner, 


his wife 

James Wood 


Emily Britton, his 



James Coyn & his 


wife Harriet Ma- 

tilda Thompson 

Both lately arrived 
from London, Eng. 

Near BuU'shead 

Cornelius P. Bird Jane Louisa Bp. at house of Mr. 
Lydia Eliza Eg- Wm. Vroorae in 

bert, his wife Tompkinsville 

Garry Vroome 
Mary Elizabeth 

Martling, hiswife 
Jacob Frettert 
Maria Steker, his 


Jacob Van Duzer 
Margaret Van 

George M. Root 
Anna M. Van 
Duzer, his wife 

Mary Anna 


Wm. Oliver 


Bp. at house of Mr. 
Christopher Vroome 
at Centreville 

Bp. at house of Mrs. 
Sarah Van Duzer at 

Peter Hirschle Heinrich 

Francesca Weber, 

his wife 
Robert Barnes George & Bp. at house of parents 

Louisa Ketteltas, Elizabeth, in presence of gr.- 

his wife twins 

Peter Anderson Margaret 

Waglom Anna 

Margaret Stilwell, 

his wife 
Anna, wife of Joseph Egbert, bap. in Ch. on occasion 

of the confirmation of Sarah L. Cortelyou, Elizabeth 

Simonson & Br. N. Britton. 
Jacob Herman Mary Ida 

Garretson of Cen- 
Elizabeth Egbert, 

his wife 

parents & sisters 
Bp. at parents' house 

in presence of 

S. Summers & S. 

igoS.J Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. 99 


April 26. Alexander Littell Ada Louise 

1856. Hannah Jane Eg- 

July 27. bert, his wife 


April 18. James Baker Julia Ann Bp. at house of gr. 

1856. Elizabeth Burning- mother 

b. Oct. 6. ham, his wife 

b. not Sarah Eliza- 



Ch. of above parents Joanna 


Sept. I. Jno. Housman Egbert 

T856. Susan Haughwout, Haughwout 

July 18. his wife 

Sept. 27. George Vroome Maria Ann Bp. in parents' house 

1856. Elizabeth Taylor, at Centre ville 

b. March 22. his wife 

b. March 27. Leonora 

Sept. 17. Jno. W. Burbank John Alfred Both ch. bap. in sick 

1847. Anna Egbert, his room of the mother, 

b. July 9. wife in presence of wit- 

1850. nesses 

b. April 9. Same parents Anna 

Oct. I. Jacob Van Duzer Lilian Bp. at home of Mrs. 

May 23. Margaret Van Sarah Van Duzer 

Oct. I. Isaac Van Duzer Daniel 

1856. Mary Van Duzer Clyde 
Oct. 10. 

Oct. 15. Geo. M. Root Pierre Van- 

Ann a M. Van derbilt 
Duzer, his wife 
Dec. 2. Isaac Romer Emmajane At house of parents 

1847. Noble, his in New Dorp 

b. Sept. 20. wife 

b. May 14. Mary Matilda 

b. Feb. 21. Ch.of above parents Catharine 

Ann Elting 
Jan. 25. Geo. Washington Geo. Wash- 

1849. Blake ington 

March 6. Mary Ann Wood, 
his wife 

lOO Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [April, 





Feb. 2. 

Henry Hilton 



Ellen Banker, his 


b. March 2 

5. wife 

1852. • 

b. Jan. 10. 



Mc Murray- 

b. April 2] 



b. Jan. 13. 



b.June 12. 

All ch. of above 





April 4. 

Isaac Swift of Cen- 

Sarah & 

treville and 


Bp. in house of parents 
in 9th St., N. York 

May 23. 

Abm. Egbert 


Ann Egbert 


Sept. 26. 

Edward Wood 



Catharine Maria 


Aug. 23. 

Egbert, his wife 


Sept. 28. 

Wm. H'y Smith 

Mary Eliza- 




Sept. 26. 

Diana Spicer 


Sept. 28. 

Thomas Spicer 

Ann Eliza 

April 4. 

Matilda Catharine 


b. in Aug. 

John Garrettson 


Jane Spicer 



Dec. 8. 

Lawrence H. 

James Wal- 



Sarah Catharine 



b. April 30. Same parents 




Dec. 20. 

Edward M. John- 


May 30. 

son, gardener at 
Mr. W. H. New- 
Margaret Johnson 

Bp. in Ch. at confirma- 
t i o n of Henrietta 
and E m e 1 i n e Eg- 
bert, Catharine 
Vroom & Mrs. Julia 

Of New Dorp 

Bp. at house of gr.- 
parents Cornelius 

- Colored 


Colored home of Stephen 
Martling after the 
wedding of Mr, Jas. 
Vreeland to Miss 
[E. or C] Martling 

Bp. at parents' house 
on Mr. Newman's 

igoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. lOI 

Feb. 27. 
Feb. 5. 

Amandens A. Edward 
Reinke Jacob 

Ellen Elizabeth 
Rece, his wife 

Feb. 23. 

Sept. I. 

April 17. 

April II. 

July 14. 
April 18. 

July 14. 

Sept. 24. 

July 21. 

April 17. 

Oct. 2. 

April 29. 

Oct. 16. 

Jan. 17. 

Nov. 3. 
Sept. 3. 

Nov. 14. 

b. Dec. 25. 

b. July 25. 

Nov. 20. 

Oct. 18. 

Bp. at Parsonage. 
Bp. by Rev. Alex- 
ander R. Thompson 
of D. Ref. Ch. at 
Stapleton. Spon- 
sors — Br. & Sr. Cor- 
t e 1 y o u , Br, & Sr. 
Coyne, Br. Clement 
L. Reinke 

Abraham Sharrott 
Hannah Jane Shar- 

William Vroome 

Catharine Egbert, 
his wife 

Garret Vroome 

Elizabeth Martling, 
his wife 

Cornelius P. Bird 

L y d i a Eliza Eg- 
bert, his wife 

Benjamin Simon- 

Adeline Egbert, his 

Abraham Van 

Elizabeth Ann Van- 
derbilt, his wife 

Jno. W i 1 - 

Christopher Bp. at house of Br. 
Garry Vroome 

Sarah Eliz- " " " 


Susan Ann 

Helen Both bp. in house of 

Melissa gr.-mother L y d i a 



Ann Lyle Bp. at parents' house 

Alexander Littell Emma 
Jane Littell Laura 

James Cubberly Walter 
Frances Crocheron, Inman 

his wife 
Samuel Farrow Lucy Ann 
Catharine Eliza- 

beth Farrow 

Bp. at School house at 
Centreville after 
evening service 

Bp. at house of mother 
Sharrott, S. side 

Same parents 

Robert Summers 
Susan Summers 

Ida Lucretia 
Emily Etta 

1 02 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [April, 


Dec. I. 
July 25. 

Jan. 23. 
Feb. 5. 

Oct. 2. 

April 20. 

July 25. 

May 28. 

July 4. 

June 24. 
Jan. 15. 
Sept. 9. 
April 2. 
Sept. 26. 

Dec. 21. 

Oct. 8. 
Jan. 25. 

Oct. lo. 

July 22. 

Oct. 13. 

April 8. 

Nov. 17. 

July 12. 

Dec. 27. 
Jan. 25. 

Henry Hilton 
Ellen Hilton 


Bp. at their house in 
E. 28th St., N. Y. 

George Vroome married son of Christopher 
EdwardM. Johnson Jane Bp. at parents' house 

Margaret Johnson 

at Mr, Newman's 

Jacob Van Duzer Percival 
M argaret Van 

George Vroome Louis 
Elizabeth Taylor, Taylor 
his wife 

Bp. at house of Mrs. 
Sarah Van Duzer 

Bp. at parents' home 
at Centreville 

Thomas Luby 
Julia Luby 
John Kadlitz 
Elizabeth Kadlitz 
James Vreeland 
Elizabeth Martling, 
his wife 




Bp. at Parsonage 

Residing near 


Wm. F. Butler Adelaide 

Leah Elizabeth 

Johnson his wife 
Peter Anderson Caroline 

Margaret Stilwell, 

his wife 

Robert Barnes Sarah 

Mary Louisa Barnes Louisa 

Baptisms bv E. T. Sinseman. 

David Colon David Ben- Bp. at house of gr.- 

Sarah Ann Colon net parents 

Alexander Littell Clara 
Hannah Jane Lit- Adelaide 

b. Aug. 23. Edm. Crocheron Leah Stout- 
Lucre tiaCrocheron enborough 
Feb. II. 
Jan. 30. 

Bp. at house of Mr, 
Edward Egbert at 

August Brunholer Carl August 
Elizabeth Brun- 

igoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. K 1 03 





March 6. 

John Brindley 


Frances Brindley 



All ch. of above 




William H. 


April 10. 

Edward Johnson 


Jan. 19. 

Margaret Johnson 


Oct. 2. 

John Vanderbilt 

Eva Louisa 


Sarah Vanderbilt ^ 

b. Nov. II, 


b. Feb. 20. 

Same parents 




b. Feb. 23. 

Jacob Van Duzer 
Margareth Van 




b.Nov. 12, 

, Isaac Van Duzfer 



Mary Van Duzer 



Abraham Van 

Eliza Ann 

March 2. 


Bp. in sick-chamber of 
mother at Tomp- 

Bp. at house of Mr. 
Jacob Van Duzer in 

«< u 

u u 

Elizabeth Van 
May 12. Bradley Woad 
Elizabeth Woad 


Nov. 7. 

Albert Vroonie 

Martha Bp. at house ot Will. 


Caroline Vroome 

Jane Vroome, Centre ville 

Oct. 25. 

S p n s r , Maria 

b. Nov. 24 

. Benjamin Simon- 

Ecford Lydia Egbert 



Sarah Adeline Sim- 



b. Feb. 9. 

William Vroome 



Catharine Vroome 

Jan. 9. 

John Housman 



Susan Ann Hous- 


Sept. 10. 



April I. 

James Coyne 



Harriet Coyne 

Aug. 12. 


April 13. 

William Taylor 



Emeline Taylor 


Dec. II. 


April 19. 

John Radlitz 

Ada » 


Elizabeth Radlitz 

Me dor a 

Sept. 17. 

I04 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [ApriU 


July I. 

Nov. II. 


July 1. 

Dec. 19. 


July I. 

March 23. 

July I. 

Nov. 25. 


July 4. 
June 16. 

July 6. 
March 21. 

July 29. 
June 30. 
Aug. I. 
July 26. 
Aug. 6. 
Jan. 27. 
Aug. II. 

Dec. 21. 

Aug. II. 
March 6. 
Oct. 19. 
Aug. 22. 

Oct. 28. 
Sept. 29. 


John Vanderbilt 
Eliza Vanderbilt 

John Bp. at house of Mr- 

William Thomas Sharrott 

" Mary Clara, dau. of Eliza Van- 
derbilt & Henrietta Vander- 
bilt [Thus in original Ch. book] 

Oliver Vanderbilt 
Sarah Vanderbilt 

Joseph Housman 
Lydia Housman 



Carl Sebastian John Henry M a t h e w Oelmann, 


Christine Kirch 

Edwin T. Sense- 

Sarah Lueders, his 

William Johnson 

Charlotte Johnson 

Robert Barnes 

Mary Louisa Barnes 

George L. Reader 

Cath. Reader 

George W. Vroom Eliza 

Elizabeth S.Vroom lor 




Anton Rappeneker 

Thomas Lueders, 
Elenore Lueders 

Christopher Bp. at g r . - parents' 
Vroome house 


Peter Heal 
Emma Heal 
John Theodor.Zorn 
Esther Ruth Eliza 

Christian Knoesel, 
Mr. Banker's far- 

Salome Knoesel 


The odora 

sick child 

Bp. at Mrs. Swifts' 

Bp. by Eugene Lei- 
bert. Sponsors: 
Sarah Leibert. Miss 
Alvina Schuman, 
Theodore Klein- 
knecht, by proxy 

Charles Wolf, Catha- 
rine Rose. Bp. in 
parents' house at 
Freshkill by Eugene 

i9o8.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 1 05 

By Rev. H. Gambold. 

Dec. 27. 

March 4. 

Nov. 17. 

June 29. 

July 17. 

Jan. 15. 

Aug. 3. 

Dec. 28. 

Jan. 21. 
Jan. 30. 

April 5. 

April 5. 

May 20. 

June 17. 

Aug. 9. 

Aug. 20. 

Aug. 26. 

Aug. 27. 

June 7. 

Aug. 30. 

Sept. 6. 

Sept. II. 

Sept. 15. 

David Burger 

Anne Stilwell 

Christian Jacobson 

Anne Vandeventer 

George Colon 

Mary Limner 

Edward Beatty 

Eleanor Cortelyou 

Nathaniel Britton 

Catharine Colon 

Lewis Ryerze 

Catharine Connor 

James Egbert 

Elisabeth Martinoe 

Jacob Wood 

Elisabeth Nichols 

John Buskirk 

Jane Blaw 

Peter Selif 

Elisabeth Beglo 

" Peter Guyon [or Deyoung] " 

Catharine Ketteltass 

Peter Haughwout 

Mary Martinoe 

Cornelius Dugan 

Aletta Cousine 

Stephen Wood 

Alice Simerson 

Albert Journey 

Mary Perine 

Hezekiah Rickow 

Sarah Dennys 

Benjamin Appleby 

Sarah Van Pelt 

Jonathan Gage 

Elizabeth Medes 

Tucker Tabor 

Jane Love 

John Bachus 


Thomas Robinson 
Alice Hill 
Gager Freeman 
Catharine Simeson 
Elihu Wolly 
Sara Vansise 
Thomas Parker 
Eleanor Smith 

In presence of about 30 persons in 
her mother's house at Old Town 

I06 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [April, 

Dec. 20. 
Dec. 20. 

Jan. I. 
Jan. 6. 

Feb. 3. 

Feb. 9. 

Feb. 28. 

May 5. 

May 9. 

May 16. 

May 17. 

May 26. 

June 12. 

June 21. 

Oct. 18. 

Oct. 31. 

Nov. 7. 

Jan. 23. 
Jan. 23. 

Nov. 20. 

Feb. 13. 

March 2. 

March 14. 
April 9. 
May 6. 
May 8. 

Joseph Sylva 
Susanna Mitchell 
Isaac Decker 
Ally Burbank 
John Lisk 
Sara Decker 
John Dunham 
Elisabeth Oliver 
Lewis Dunham 
Catharine Slegt 
Joseph Beers 
Mary Barton 
Abraham Bowlby 
Sara Lake 
Christopher Hevler 
Elizabeth Bront 
James Johnson 
Mary Wood 
Reuben Rickow 
Ann Thorn 
William Carroll 
Mary Chambers 
William Jeacocks 
Hannah Garrison 
Benjamin Prall 
Margaret Simonson 
Thomas Trot 
Sophia Romer 
Thomas Batten 
Mary Hinslif 
Nathaniel Britton 
Sarah Pugh 
Daniel De Hart 
Elisabeth Mersereau 
Stephen Mercereau 
Sara White 
William Biggs 
Hannah Beard 
Peter Rednor 

Robert Mesy 
Margaret Daily 
Stephen Wood 
Joice Boyes 
John Innes 
Eleanor Smith 
Jonah Colon 
Elizabeth Zeller 
William Ellison 
Ann Hughs 
Hezekiah Marks 
Eleanor Callahoun 

iQoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. 107 

1780. John Britt 
May 15. Catharine Hemmium 
May 16. Jesse Tabor 

Elizabeth Wood 
May 31. William Baser 

Eleanor Elland 
July 3. John Fortunate 

Sarah Britton 
July 16. John Hughs 

Ann Dobson 
July 23. Rulof Jacobus 

Lydia Van Syle 
Aug. 25. John Williams 

Tryphena Gold 
•A-ug. 31. Jacob Long 

Eliz. Fleming 
1781^ John Tyson 
Jan. 3. Mary Housman 
Jan. 16. Eliphalet Jones 

Elizabeth Bogart 
Feb. 16. Jesse Keen 

Slargaret Henly 
Feb. 25. John Mersereau 

Judith Poillon 
March 15. William Reed 

Elizabeth Waters 
March 25. Daniel Lewis 

Elizabeth Handlin 
April 4. Richard Webb 

Dorcas Bardine 
April 3. Joseph Stackhouse 

Sarah Anderson 
April 15. Nicholas Jourueay 

Ann Garretson 
April 22. David Leaforge 

Catharine Seguine 
April 29. John Wood 

Caturey Ridgway 
May 12. Ashley Bowen 

Sarah Palmer 
May 13. Barney Slack 

Mary Cole 
May 30. Henry Parlee 

Rebeka Cole 
June 3. John Guyon 

Sara Ward 
June 3. Thomas Craddock 

Sarah Bedel 
June 3. William Granger 

Sarah Stuart 
June 10. Myles Gardner 

Eleanor Strickland 

I o8 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. 1 '^ [ Ap ril. 

1781. Amos Rooke 
June 13. Martha Mersereati 
June 18. John Mersereau 

Mary Taylor 
June 18. James Mitchel 

Margaret Wilson 
Aug. 13. John Segoin 

Catharine Jennins 
Aug. 15. Joseph Leake 

Frances Egbert 
Aug. 15. Peter Price 

Mary Spann 
Sept. 2. Henry Miller 

Elisabeth Garrison 
Sept. 5. Daniel Storer 

Catharine Androvette 
Oct, 7. Daniel Perine 

Lucy Holmes 
Oct. 21. John Garretson 

Martha Codmas 
Nov. 8. John Kruse 

Jemima Simonson 
Nov. 20. Peter Saunders 

Letta Skinner 
Nov. 30. Edmund Warner 

Jane Fitchet 
Dec. 4. Edward Egbert 

Mary Cortelyou 
Dec. 6, Henry Priester 

Elizabeth Romer 
Dec. 18. Adam Smith 

Hannah Barclay 
Dec. 20. William Thorn 

Anne Rickow 

1782. Duncan Kennedy 
Jan. 14. Mary Mann 
Feb. 14. Lewis Frazur 

Catharine Thorn 
March 12. John Egbert 

Mary Holmes 
March 22. Jonathan Parker 

Mary Paterson 
April 8. George McLeland 

Margery Teague 
April 14. Cornelius Mersereau 

Aultje Amerman 
April 22. Simon Meyer 

Ann Bush 
April 23. George Grey 

Mary Eld ridge 
April 28. Peter Perine 

Ann Palmer 

( To be continued^ 

iQoS.] The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. lOQ 


Richard Henry Greene A.M., LL.B., 
Corresponding Member of the N. E. Historic GenealogicRl Society. 

< Fourth Generation.* 

10. Desire' Green (Warren,' William/ William"), b. at Eastham, 
Mass., Jan. 14, 1735; m- Philip Gofff of Wethersfield, Conn., who 
was b. at Middletown, about 1727. She d. at Easthampton, 
Conn., April 22, 1767. He d. at Chatham, Conn., Oct. 27, 1779! 
Their children, b. at Middletown and Chatham, were: 

32 i. IMercy" Goff, b. 1756; bap. Jan. 12, 1757. 

2,2, ii. Benjamin Green Goff, bap. Oct. 9, 1757. 

34 iii. Timothy Goff, bap. July 27, 1760. 

35 iv. Philip Goff, bap. Aug. 17, 1766. 

36 V. James Goff, bap. June 2, 1767 (record savs 1776). 

11. Elizabeth* Green (Warren," William,' William'), b. and 
bap. at Middle Haddam, Conn., July 5, 1742. I was informed 
she m. Jeremiah Brainerd, but I think, that was an error, from 
the fact that another Elizabeth m. a man of that name. 

12. Bathsheba* Green (Warren,' William," William'), b. and 
bap. at Middle Haddam, Conn., Oct. 23, 1743; m. Stephen Hos- 
mer,t Oct. 3, 1763, who was bap. Feb. 19, 1744. Stephen and 
Bathsheba lived at Middle Haddam, Conn. Children: 

37 i. Stephen" Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., April 26, 1767. 

38 ii. Asa Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., April 26, 1767. 

39 iii. John Budd Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., June 5, 1768. 

40 iv. Ann Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., April 12, 1772. 

41 V. Mary Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., July 31, 1774. 

42 vi. Peter Hosmer, bap, Oct. 27, 1776; lost at sea. 

* The first three generations was published in Vol. LVII, iV. E. Hist7&' 
Gen. Register, January, 1903. 

t Philip Goff was descended from Philip ' Goff, who settled in Wethers- 
field, Conn., before 1649. He built the first house in present Rocky Hill 1651; 
He was freeman Oct., 1669, and d. 1674. He left a widow Rebecca and five 

Ph'.lip^ Goff, second son and third child, b. 1653: m. Mrs. Naomi, widow of 
John Reynolds, and dau. of John and Ann Latimer, b. Wethersfield Conn 
April 4, 1648. He d. March 7, 1724-5. 

Philip 3 Goff, eldest child, b. 1685; m. Dec. 15, 1703, Marv, dau. of Thomas 
and Hannah Couch. He d. March 9, 1724-5. They lived at Knowle's landing 
now Middle Haddam, 1720. 

Philip •» Goff, b. Oct. 15, 1704; m. about 1725, Sarah . He was bap 

Mid. Had., Sept. 13, 1741; she Sept. 19, 1742. They lived in the part of the 
town which was afterwards East Hampton. 

Philip ■• Goff, the eldest child, m. Desire Green. 

X I was wrong in the former paper in calling him Caswell. He was son of 
Stephen Hosmer, b. April 24, 1711; Yale, 1732; d. 1751. Grandson of Rev 
Stephen Hosmer, b. 1679; Harvard, 1699; ^rst pastor of First Church, East 
Haddam, 1704, till his death June 16, 1749. His wife was Sarah Long of 
Boston, Mass. She d. Sept. 30, same year. 


I lO The Gt-eene Family of Plymouth Colony. [April, 

43 vii. Bathsheba Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., Aug-. 23, 1778. 

44 viii. Matilda Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., April 8, 1781. 

45 ix. Horatio Hosmer, bap. Mid. Had., Sept. 14, 1783. 

46 X. Euclid Hosmer, bap. Aug. 20, 1786; went to the West 


47 xi. Rozilly Hosmer, bap. June 20, 1790. 

13. Sarah* Green (Warren,^ AVilliam,'' William'), b. Dec. 27, 
1723; m. Oct. 5, 1767, David Dimock,* b. Rocky Hill, 1745; moved 
to Vermont, then Wyoming Valley, Pa, where his wife d. 1813, 
then he moved to Montrose, Pa., andd. there Aug. 14, 1832, They 

48 i. Infant,' d. Oct. 13, 1775. 

49 ii. Infant, d. Nov., 1775. 

50 iii. Mehetable Dimock, m. Ja'ted Clark of Middletown and 

East Haddam. 

51 iv. Asa Dimock, b. May 27, 1776, Rocky Hill. 

52 V. Davis Dimock, b. Aug. 22, 1780. 

14. Warren* Greene (Warren," William," William'), b, Aug. 31, 
1747; bap. Sept. 6, 1747; m. Lucy Brainerd, Nov. i, 1770. She 
was b. Chatham, Conn., Feb. 6, 1747-8, dau. of Nathan and Sarah 
(Gates) Brainerd of Chatham. They lived in Chatham, then 
Ashfield, Hampshire Co., Mass., then Richfield, Otsego Co., N. Y. 
She d. Feb. 16, 1821; he d. June 28, 1824, at Richfield. Children: 

53 i. Child,' b. Aug., 1771; bap. Feb. 16, 1773; d. Feb. 18, 

aet. 18 ino. 

54 ii. Levi Greene, b. 1772, Chatham; bap. Feb, 16, 1773.! 

55 iii. Anson Greene, b. Jan. 3, 1774; bap. April 13, 1774. 

56 iv, Hannah Greene, b. May 8, 1776; bap, June 23, 1776, 

57 v. Brainerd Greene, b. May 8, 1778; bap. Oct. 18, 1778. 

58 vi. John Greene, b. Ashfield; bap. July 30, 1781. 

59 vii. William Greene, bap. May 30, 1784. 

60 viii. Warren Greene, bap. June 4, 1786. 

61 ix. James Greene, bap. June 15, 1788. 

62 X. Timothy Greene, b. Feb. 3, 1790; bap. April 10, 1791. 

15. Benjamin * Greene (Warren,* William,' William' ), bap. Middle 
Haddam, July 2, 1749. He was perhaps the Benjamin Green 

* David Dimock was descended from Thomas ' Dimock, who came from 
England, was freeman Dorchester, Mass.; removed to Scituate, then Hingham, 
was freeman Plymouth Colony, Dec. 3, 1639; Deputy, Magistrate, Council of 
War, and Lieutenant of the Militia. He m. at Barnstable, Ann Hammond of 
Watertown, Mass. 

Deac. Shubael'^ Dimock, bap. Dec. 15, 1644; m. April, 1663, Joanna, dau. of 
John Barsley, for second wife, and had five children, of whom Schubael was 
one. He removed to Mansfield, Conn., and d. Oct. 29, 1732, in his 91st year. 

Schubael ^ Dimock, b. Feb., 1663; resided at Barnstable, Mass; m. (i) 
Bethna, dau. of John and Hope (Howland) Chipman; m. (2) Tabitha, dau. of 
Melathia Lothrop, May 4, 1699. She d. July 24, 1727; he d, Dec. 16, 1728. 

Samuel '' Dimock, only child, b. May 7, 1702; m. Hannah, dau, of Jos, and 
Hannah (Cobb) Davis, June i, 1740; lived at Saybrook, Conn. Justice of Peace, 
Lieutenant and Captain in Militia. Removed to Rocky Hill, Conn., and d. 
during the war. 

David ^ Dimock, in the text, m. Sarah Green. 

t A Capt. Levi Green, Westmoreland Pa., had a dau. Sarah, m. June 26, 
1817, John Rockwood, b. July 7, 1782. 

iQoS.] The Greene Family of Plytnouth Colony. Ill 

who served in Col. Jedediah Huntington's Reg., Conn. Continen- 
tals, on the Hudson River, July 15, 1780, until Dec. 9, 1780. 
19. William* Greene (William,* William,' William'), was b. 
Middletown, Conn., March 8, 1771; bap. March 14, 1773, East 
Haddam, Conn. William * Greene was son of William * Green, who 
m. fan. 25, 1770, Elizabeth Young, b. Aug. 26, 1733, dau. of 
Robert' Young, J r,* b. Dec. 11, 169b, in Eastham, Mass.; m.0ct3, 
1717, Elizabeth Pepper, b. July 11, 1698, dau. of Isaac and Apphia 
(Freeman) Pepper of Eastham. He removed to Middletown, 
Conn. His parents both d. when he was a child and he was 
sent to his uncle, Capt. James Green, to be brought up with 
his younger brother Enoch. He was first in a store at East Had- 
dam Landing, then went to sea. He m. Oct. 26, 1791, at East 
Haddam, Indiana, dau. of Jehielf and Temperance Tinker of that 
place. They had three children, who were bap. by Rev. Solomon 

* Robert' Young, Sr., was b. Eastham, Aug., 1667; m. March 22, 1693-4, 
Joanna, dau. of Samuel and Lydia (Doane) Hicks of same place. 

Robert- Young was son ot John' Young who came to Plymouth, Mass., 
from England, and m. Dec. 13, 1648, Abigail, dau. of Henry Howland, brother 
of John, the Mayflower Pilgrim. 

t John' Tinker came from England about i637,m.(i) Sarah Barnes; she d. 
1648; m. (2) 1651, Alice Smith; he d. Hartford, Conn., Oct., 1662. 

Amos'^ Tinker, 4th child, b. Lancashire, Mass., Oct. 28, 1657; m. Sarah, dau. 
of George Durant, June i, 1682; he d. Lyme, Conn., 1730, aet. 73. 

Amos^ Tinker, Jr., b. Lyme, Jan, 17, 1716-7; m. Lucy Lee, b, Lyme, June 
20, 1699, dau. of John and Elizabeth Smith. 

Sylvanus-* Tinker (Amos,^ Amos," John'), b. Lime, Dec. 9, 1730; m. (i) 
Abigail Olmstead, 1755; m. (2) Welthy Gilbert, 1781. One of his descendants 
was wife of Jeremiah Day, President of Yale. He was partner of Richard 
Green at East Haddam in the shipping business. He sold half the dock and 
storehouse at the Landing to Capt. James Green, Jan. 20, 1770. 

Phinehas,'* eighth child, brother of the last, b. Feb. 6, 1634-5; m. Nov. 24, 
1761, Charity Marshall (sister of Ruth, who m. Capt. James Green), b. Freetown, 
Mass., Nov. 6, 1738; he d. July 14, 1782; she d. April 21, 1802. Children: 
i. John Marshall* Tinker, b. 1763; m. Lovina Snow. Children: 
i. Clarissa,** b. 1800; m. Erastus Jackson, 
ii. Benjamin Snow, b. 1802; m. Mary Hopkins, 
iii. Sylvester, b. 1807; m. Catherin Kennedy, 
ii. Martin Tinker, b. 1767: m. Naomi Spellman. Child: 

i. Almyra, b. 1794; m. Carlos Gibbons, 
iii. Sylvester, b. 1772; m. Ann Staples. Child: 

i. James Green Tinker, b. 1797; m. Phebe Van Gorder. 
iv. Parthenia, m. 1806, Norman Fancher. 

V. Lucinda, m. Rowley. 

vi. Charity, 
vii. Olive, never m. 

viii. Lee, lived in Bozra and later in New York. 
JehieH Tinker (Amos,» Amos,'^ John'), b. Lyme, Nov. 11, 1741; m. Tem- 
perance . He lived in East Haddam in 1775; was appointed second 

lieutenant of the armed brigantine Minerva, Giles Hall was captam, and 
James Hopkins first lieutenant. She was 108 tons burden, 40 seamen and 
40 marines. In 1776 Conn, fitted out three galleys, one at New Haven, one at 
New London, and one at East Haddam; this last built by Job Winslow, was 
commanded by Captain Jehiel Tinker, first lieutenant, David Brooks, second, 
Elias Lay, master, Calvin Ely. Captain Tinker also, at some time in the war, 
commanded a small privateer from East Haddam. I do not think he was 
killed in the service as some say, but he d. betore 1799. After his death his 
heirs (Sept. 23, 1803), Henry and Almyra White, Temperance Tinker and 

112 The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [April, 

Blakeslee of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in 1804; in the bap- 
tismal record she is called "India, widow of Wm. Green." He 
was lost at sea in the schooner Polly from New London, Conn., in 
1801. Wilson Green, son of Capt. James Green, was with him on 
this voyage, and he also was lost. Mrs. Indiana Greene m. Feb. 
5, 1806, Gideon Burr.* She d. June, 1858, aged 87, and was buried 
at Canaan, N. Y. Children: 

63 i. William Young ^ Greene, b. July 20, 1792. 

64 ii. Russell Tinker Greene, b. June 26, 1794. 

65 iii. Sophia Indiana Greene, b. Jan. 11, 1798. 

20. Enoch* Green (William,' William,* William'), b. May 8, 1772- 
He came with his brother to East Haddam and was brought up 
by Capt. James Green. He returned to Middletown afterwards, 
where he was a member of the Second Congregational Church, 
and Oct. 13, 1788, subscribed to an agreement to support the 
ministry in that church. I have heard he removed to the 
vicinity of Whitestone, N. Y., afterwards. 

21. Hannah* Green (James,'t William,' William'), b. March 14, 
1755; bap. April 11, 1773, East Haddam, Conn.; m. Joseph 
Hungerford. He went to Boston, 1775, on the Lexington Alarm. 
She m, (2) Capt. David Pierson from Southampton, L. I., who 
commanded a company in Col. Josiah Smith's ist L. I. Regt., at 
the battle of Long Island, Aug., 1776. She lived at East Haddam 
the last of her life and d. July 2, 1833. She had two children 
both by first husband: 

66 i. Hannah,^ Hungerford, b. July 13, 1778, 

67 ii. Joseph Hungerford, b. 1781; never m.; d. Aug. 12, 

1816, aet. 35. 
23. James* Green, Jr. (James,* William," William'), b. April 8, 
1758; m. Mary Gelston, dau. of Deac. Maltby and Mary Gelston 
of Bridgehampton, L. I. She was b. July 3, 1758. He was a sea 
captain and d. at sea, Dec, 1784. Her elder sister Catharine was 
wife of Gov. De Witt Clinton, Elizabeth was the first wife of 
David Pierson who m. (21) Hannah* Green above. The father, 
Maltby Gelston, was b. March 20, 1723; m. Mary, dau. of Dr. Thos. 
and Mary (Livingston) Jones, N. Y. He was son of Judge Hugh 
and Mary (Maltby) Gelston, who was for twenty-one years Judge 
of Court of Common Pleas, Suffolk Co., N. Y. When the British 
overran Long Island, Deac. Maltby Gelston fled to East Haddam, 
and occupied a house on the river bank, south of the present 
Watrous and near the Boss Hubbard place; part of the foun- 

Indiana Green sold to Richard Green "land of late Jehiel Tinker in Moodus 
Landing, where the dwelling stands." Children: 
i. Almyra' Tinker, m. Henry White, 
ii. Temperance Tinker, unm. 

iii. Indiana Tinker, m. Oct. 26, 1791, William Green, 4th. 
* Indiana Green Burr had: Henry A., Gideon and Clarissa Ann Burr; her 
second husband d. Oct. 18, 1827, aged 76 years. 

t In the sketch of (9) James^ Green, there is an error which should be 
corrected, it appears on page 8 of reprint. Speaking of Mary Drake, I should 
have said her mother was Hafittah Moore, dau. of Deacon John Moore, for she 
was not a dau. of Henry Wolcott as has been said many times. 

1908.] The Greene Family of Ptymouth Colony. I I ^ 

dation was visible some years since. It was afterward occupied 
by Mrs. John Marshall (who was Elizabeth Winslow) and her 
dau. Ruth. The foundation has now fallen into the river with 
the ground about it. 

24. \ViLLi,\M* Green (James,* William,' William'), b. Aug. 26, 
1760; bap. March 14, 1773. Went into the navy, when young, 
during the war of Independence. He never returned and it was 
reported to his family that he was drowned trying to escape 
from the prison ship in Wallabought Bay, N. Y. Harbor. The 
Conn, ship-of-war, Oliver Cromzucil, was ordered Dec. 5, 1777, to 
enlist crews with all speed, under the rules of the Continental 
Congress. Timothy Parker was made captain. She was built at 
Saybrook, 1775. April 20, 1778, Parker reported prizes taken, the 
Cyrus, 16 guns, thQ Adifiiral Keppel, 18 guns. In his report he 
speaks of the merit of his officers in- action, "keeping such 
inexperienced young boys (as many of them were) to their 
quarters, without the show of fear or noise or confusion." Hence 
William then in his i8th year was not the only boy. 

In a list* of prisoners committed to Forton prison, Eng., Oct, 
i3> i777> appears the name "William Green, ship Oliver Crotn- 
weliy Another entry, same name, without vessel, later. The 
History of New London, says, "the crew were released Aug., 
1779, they had been on prison ships Jersey and Good Hope." 
Webb's statement published in the N. Y. Gen. &■ Biog. Record,\ 
says: "The Cromwell was not captured until 1781. The list of 
Prison Ship Martyrs also has his name. He may have been in 
England as a prisoner and sent back for exchange or other 

He had the example of his father who had gone to the war 
and his teacher, Nathan Hale, the martyr, who lived with them 
and was dead. 

25. Benjamin* Green (James," William,' William'), b. East 
Haddam, Aug. 31, 1762; bap. March 14, 1773; m. Betsey Bigelow, 
b. June 14, 1768, Colchester, Conn., dau. of Jonathan| and Eliza- 
beth (Otis) I3igelow, and grand-dau. of James Otis and Sarah 
Tudor, his wife, dau. of Samuel Tudor. Benjamin Green d. 
July 31, 1828. Mrs. Green d. July, 1855. Children: 

68 i. James' Green, b. July 29, 1789. 

* N. E. H. <^ G. Register, Vol. XXXIII, p. 37. 
t Vol. XXIX, p. 221. 

X Jonathan Bigelow was b. Aug. 10, 1740; m. 1758; d. Jan. 13, 1823; son of 
Asa and Dorothy (Otis) Bigelow; Asa, son of Lieut. John and Sarah Bigelow; 
John, son of Joshua and Elizabeth (Flagg) Bigelow; he was son of John and 
Mary, dau. of John and Margaret Warren. Children of Jonathan and Eliza- 
beth (Otis) Bigelow: 

i. Delight, b. Dec. 24, 1759; m. John Fisk. 
ii. Dorothy, b. Feb. 3, 1761; m. Lt. John Brown, 
iii. James, b. March 16, 1764; m. Anna Day. 
iv. Elsey, b. March 27, 1766; d. June 13, 1776. 
V. Betsey, m. Dec. 25, 1787, Benjamin Green. 
vi. Sarah Tudor, b. March 2, 1771; m. Roger Wing, 
vii. Eunice, b. June 3, 1773; m. Chester Bardwell. 
viii. Jonathan, b. Aug. 11, 1775; drowned 1793. 


114 '^^^ Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [April, 

69 ii. Ruth Green, b. Dec. 14, 1790. 

70 iii. Betsey Green, b. Sept. 26, 1795. 

71 iv. Harriet Green, b. April 30, 1800. 

72 V. Benjamin Green, b. Jan. 2, 1803; d. unm. 

73 vi, Hannah Green, b. Jan. 2, 1803. 

74 vii. Sarah Wing Green, b. March 27, 1808. 

75 viii. Anson Green, b. Aug. 14, 1810. 

26. Richard* Green (James,' William," William'), b. March 10, 
1765, at East Haddam; bap. March 14, 1773; m. May i, 1803, Sally 
Webb,* of Saybrook (now Chester), Conn. After his marriage 
he moved into the Jehiel Tinker homestead, which he bought 
Sept. 23, 1803, for $1,015.00 from the heirs Henry and Almyra 
White, Temperance Tinker and Indiana Green. This place con- 
taining 80 rods, is described in the deed as at Moodus Landing, 
between Thomas Marshall, Joseph Atwood and Elijah Atwood. 
It was beautifully situated at the top of the terraces on the upper 
road, facing the river, a double colonial house, in which Richard 
Green lived until his death, and there all of his children were 
born. It was the second house south of Captain James Green's 
house where he was born. The south wing of Maplewood Semin- 
ary, now being taken down, is remembered as it stood between 
Eliphalet Bulkeleys and Aunt Piersons. Richard Green was a 
merchant and ship owner until he retired from business in 1814, 
when he furnished the capital for the new firm " R. and T. 
Green," managed by his younger brother Timothy. He was 
Tithing man, constable, surveyor of highways, selectman, and 
many times moderator of town meetings. In 1816 he was ap- 
pointed to purchase land for the town. He was captain of the 
East Haddam South Company, 25th Regiment Conn. Militia, and 
in that capacity marched his company in 18 12 on an alarm to 
New London. This was in the second war with England. 

Capt. and Mrs. Green always attended the First Church in 
East Haddam, which was then called Uptown, now Little Had- 
dam. Captain Green d. at his home in East Haddam, Feb. 8, 
1848, aet. nearly 83 years. His widow removed to Brooklyn, 
N. Y., where three of her sons resided, but after her only 
daughter's marriage, she went with her to live in Danbury, 
Conn., where she d. June 5, 1858, aged 78; her remains were 
placed beside her husband's in Riverside Cemetery, East Had- 
dam. Their children, all b. at East Haddam, were: 

76 i. Richard William ' Green, b. March 28, 1804. 

77 ii. Henry Green, b. Sept. 5, 1805. 

* Sally Webb was dau. of Wm. Webb, b. Sept. ig, 1746, who m. Elizabeth 
Hudson, dau, of Richard and Keturah (Goldsmith) Hudson, all of Sterling, 
Southold, L. I., which he left when the British took possession after the Battle 
of Long Island, in which he participated as a member of Joshua Young's Co., 
Col. Josiah Smith's Regiment. He d. Sept. 23, 1832. He was descended from 
Richard' Webb, who came from England to Cambridge, Mass., 1626, m. Eliz. 
Gregory, and d. at Stamford, Conn., 1656; John^ and Ann Webb, Northampton, 
Mass.; John' and Susanna (Cunliffe) Webb of same; Henry^ Webb, b. Nov. 
29, 1668, lived and d. Dec. 6, 1712, at Wethersfield, Conn.; m. Oct. 10, 1695, 
Mary, b. Oct. 16, 1672, dau. of Sam'l Hurlbutt; Ebenezer,^ b. Nov. 20, 1697, 
lived Southold, d. 1776. Had Wm.*' Webb, in the text. 

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78 iii. William Webb Green, b. March 29, 1807. 

79 iv. James Wilson Green, b. March 20, 1809. 

80 V. Sidney Green, b. Jan. 2, 181 1. 

8i vi. Frederick Warren Green, b. Aug. 16, 1813. 

82 vii. Elizabeth Green, b. Aug. 28, 1816; d. Feb. i, 1818. 

83 viii. Sarah Ann Green, b. April 16, 1819. 

27. Ann* Green (James,* William," William'), b. East Haddam, 
Feb. 13, 1768; joined the church June 5, 1796; m. Nov. 29, 1789, 
Jared Spencer, son of Maj.-Gen. Joseph Spencer* and Martha, 
dau. of Hezekiah Brainard, his wife. Jared was a twin, b. June 5, 
1762; bap. Millington, July 25, 1762; graduated Yale, 1784, and 
later admitted to bar and practiced till his death. He was cap- 
tain 6th Regt. Militia. He perished in a snow storm Nov. 11, 
1820; his wife d. Nov. 11, 1855, aged 87 years and 9 months. 

84 i. Nancy' Spencer, b. May 29, 1791. 

85 ii. Mary (Polly) Spencer, b. Sept. 12, 1793; d, Sept. 7, i860. 

86 iii. Lucretia Spencer, b. Sept. 12, 1793; d. April 26, 1858. 

87 iv. Richard Green Spencer, bap. May 4, 1800. 

29, Oliver* Green. (James,' William,^ William'), b. East Had- 
dam, Aug. 16, 1773; bap. Aug. 22, 1773; m. Dec. 10, 1797, at 
Cheshire, Mass., Damaris Howe, b. Killingly, Conn., Oct. 6, 1779; 
she was dau. of Isaac and Damaris of East Haddam. After 
marriage they lived at Cheshire for a time and two of their 
children were b. there. He was a blacksmith and had a forge 
where the East Haddam bank stood later. Their residence was 
adjoining on the north. He was Justice of the Peace and post- 
master. He d. Jan. 2, 1848; she d, Oct. 27, 1866, and both were 
buried at East Haddam. Children: 

88 i. Nancy' Green, b. Aug. 25, 1799. 

89 ii. Marshall Green, b. Sept. 7, 1800; d. Aug. 19, 1826. 

90 iii. Son, b. and d. Sept. 10, 1802. 

91 iv. Timothy Green, b. Nov. 2, 1803; d. March 2, 1814. 

92 V. Oliver Green, b. Dec. 31, 1805. 

93 vi. Lucretia Bacon Green, b. March i, 1808. 

94 vii. George Warren Green, b. June 28, 18 10; d. Nov. 18, 


95 viii. Edmund Harris Green, b. Dec. 10, 1812; d. California 


96 ix. Mary Ann Green, b. Nov. 11, 18 16. 

97 X. Timothy Wilson Green, b. Jan., 1822; d. Oct. 15, 1822. 

* Gen. Joseph Spencer was son of Isaac and Mary (Selden) Spencer, who 
was son of Samuel Spencer of Millington, Conn., who was son of Sergeant Jared 
Spencer of Cambridge, Mass., one of the first settlers of Haddam. Joseph 
Spencer was Major of Colonial troops at Louisburg, 1757; Lieut.-Col. 1759, and 
1760; he was General of Militia, Conn., 1775. He went with his brigade to 
Boston, 1775, and Congress made him Brigadier-General, July, 1775; '" Aug., 
1776, he was made Major-General of the Continental Army. He resigned, 1777, 
but as General of Connecticut Militia, assisted Gen, Sullivan in R. I., Aug., 1778. 
He was then elected to Congress from Conn. His family was large and have 
been influential in many States of the Union. 

Il6 The Knickerbocker Family. [April, 

30. Timothy* Green (James,' William,* William'), b. East Had- 
dam, July 3, 1776; bap. July 21, 1776; m. April 18, 1813, Mrs. 
Lucretia (Hathaway) Knowles, b. Feb. 4, 1779, Fairhaven, Mass., 
dau. of Samuel and Joanna (Gilbert) Hathaway of that place. 
He succeeded his father, who was the first postmaster, and 
lived in the brick house just north of the family homestead. He 
was lister, 1806-10; collector road tax, 1812; gauger, 181 7; sur- 
veyor of lumber, 1818, and State Senator. He d. June 15, 1853; 
she d. March 31, 1856. They were buried in Riverside Cemetery, 
East Haddam. Children: 

98 i. Maria Theresa' Green, b. April 21, 1815. 

99 ii. Catherine Lucretia Green, b, Aug. 14, 1819. 
100 iii. Timothy Franklin Green, b. Oct. 11, 181 1. 

( To be continued^) 


By William B. Van Alstyne, M.D. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX, p. 42, of The Rfxord.) 

9. Elizabeth* Knickerbocker (Johannes Harmensen," Harmen 
Jansen'), bap. i Nov., 1702, at Albany, N. Y.; m. there 8 Feb., 
1725, Sybrant Quackenbos, bap. there 14 June, 1702, son of 
Adrian Quackenbos and Catherine Van Schaick. Children, bap. 
in Albany: 

i. Catharina,' bap. 5 Sept., 1725; spon.: Anth. V. Schayk 

and Cath. Quakkenbosch. 
ii. Anna, bap. 25 Feb., 1728; spon.: Piet. Quakkenbosch 
and Neeltie Knikkerbakker; d. y. 
32 iii. Johannes, bap. in May, 1729; spon.: Jesse and Neeltie 
D. Foreest; m. 9 Dec, 1758, Jannetje Viele. 
iv. Adriaan, bap. 18 March, 1732; spon,: Adr. and Cathr. 
II V. Annaatje, bap. 15 Jan., 1734/5; spon.: Harmen and 
Neeltje Knickerbakker; m. 1752, Lodovickus Viele. 
vi. Elizabeth, bap. 11 Sept., 1737; spon.: Johannis and 
Cornelia Knickerbakker; d. y. 

34 vii. Harmen, bap. 6 Dec, 1738; spon.: Wouter and Eliza- 

beth Knickerbakker; m. about 1764, Judith Morrel. 
viii. Neeltje, bap. 28 Feb., 1742; spon.: Johannes Knicker- 
bakker, Jr., and Corna. Knickerbacker. 

35 ix. Elizabeth, bap. 28 Feb., 1742; spon.: Anthony and 

Catharina Quackenbos; m. 28 May, 1762, at Albany, 

Johannis I. Fort. 
10. Harmen* Knickerbocker (Johannes Harmensen,' Harmen 
Jansen'), bap. 25 Dec, 1709, at Albany, N. Y.; d. 18 Sept., 1768, 
at Schaghticoke, N. Y., aged 58 years, 8 months and 18 days; m. 
about 1745, Rebecca De Wandellar. On 27 Nov., 1751, Harmen 

igoS.] The Knickerbocker Family. I I 7 

was ordained a deacon in the Dutch Reformed Church at Schagh- 
ticoke, N. Y.; in Nov., 1763, Jacob Viele succeeded him; on 20 
Dec, 1767, he was appointed elder, and on his decease, his brother 
Johannis was elected to the office. He is described as "a beloved 
elder" in this church. " Harmen Knickerbocker of Schotta Coak, 
Albany County, yeoman," made his will 12 Sept., 1768, proved 
I Nov^, 1768, and recorded at Albany. In it he mentions his 
nephew John, son of brother John Knickerbocker, sister Eliza- 
beth Ouockenbos, nephew Darieh Vanfactor and his sister 
Hannah Kipp, brother Woughter Knickerbocker, sister Nealcha 
Knickerbocker, cousin Hannah, wife of Cornelius Yanfaiter, 
cousin Hannah, wife of Lewis T. Vieley, and cousin Hannah, 
wife of Egmon Kipp. He wills real and personal property, 
the latter including a silver teapot, six dozen spoons and six 
dozen tablespoons. The executors were his brothers Woughter 
and John Knickerbocker (Fernow's Calendar of Wills, p. 225). It 
is evident that when Harmen made his will his wife and son 
were dead. Child of Harmen Knickerbocker and Rebecca De 

i. Johannes,* bap. 25 May, 1746, at Albany; spon.: Johan- 
nes and Cornelia Knickkerbackker; probably buried 
2 Dec, 1747, at Albany. 
II. WouTER* Knickerbocker (Johannes Harmensen,* Harmen 
Jansen"), 19 Oct., 1712, bap. at Albany, N. Y.; d. 8 Aug., 1797, at 
Saratoga, N. Y.; m. 9 Jan., 1735, at Albany, Elizabeth Fonda, 
bap. 4 July, 1 71 1, at New York City, dau. of Isaac Fonda* and 
Alida Lansing. Wouter Knickerbocker was for many years a 
resident of Albany. Children, bap. at Albany: 

36 i. Anna,' bap. 9 Nov., 1735; spon.: Hannes Knicker- 

bakker and Elizabeth Quackenbos; m. 10 Dec, 1757, 
Cornelius Van Vechten. 
ii. Isaac, bap. 20 Nov., 1737; spon.: Isaac and Alida Fonda. 

37 iii. Alida, bap. 20 Nov., 1737; spon.: Hendrik and Marytje 

Fonda; d. 17 Feb., 1819, at Schaghticoke, N. Y.; m. 

21 Oct., 1758, Dirk Van Vechten. 
iv. Elizabeth, bap. 25 March, 1739; spon.: Lucas and 

Rebecca Hooghkerk; d. y. 
V. Elizabeth, bap. 28 Sept., 1740; spon.: Abraham Fonda 

and Cornelia Knickerbakker. 
vi. Johannes, bap. 3 April, 1743; spon.: Wouter Groes- 

beek and Neeltje Bratt; d. y. 

* Isaac Fonda, bap. 9 March, 1684, at Albany; m. there 3 Dec, 1708, Alida 
Lansing, bap. there 3 July, 1685; buried there 23 March, 1748; dau. of Hendrick 
Gerritsen Lansing and wife Lysbeth. He was son of Douwe Jelisen P'onda. 

Douwe Jelisen Fonda, d. 24 Nov., 1700; m. Rebecca . He owned land 

at Lubberde land (Troy) in 1676. They were church members at Albany in 
1683. He was son of Jillis Douwesen Fonda. 

Jellis Douwesen Fonda was in Beverwyck as early as 1654. He m. Hester, 
perhaps the Hester Jansz who stands as sponsor in 1690 at the baptism of Anna, 
dau. of Douw Jelisen Fonda. In 1664 Hester Douwese, assisted by her chil- 
dren Douw and Greetien, sold to Jan Coster Van Aecken two distiller's kettles 
for four hundred guilders seewant, she being then probably a widow. In 1666 
she was widow of Barent Gerritsen, 

I I 8 The Knickerbocker Family. [April, 

vii. Johannes, bap. i6 Nov., 1746; spon.: Harmen and 

Neeltie Knikkaback. 
viii. Rebecca, bap. 18 June, 1749; spon.: Harmen Knicker- 
backer and Rebecca Hoog-hkerk. 
Wouter Knickerbocker had children buried at Albany 29 Nov., 
1737, 9 Oct., 1743, 16 July, 1747, and 26 Sept., 1752. 

12. Cornelia' Knickerbocker (Johannes Harmensen," Harmen 
Jansen'), bap. 21 Oct., 17 16, at Albany, N. Y.; m. 29 Feb., 1744, at 
Albany, Teunis Van Vechten, bap. there 10 July, 1709; buried 
there 27 June, 1756; son of Dirk Cornelisen Van Vechten* and 
Margarita Harmense Luwes of Schaghticoke, N. Y. Children: 

i. Dirck,' bap. 17 Feb., 1745, at Albany; spon.: Benjamin 

Van Veghten and Catharina Wendel. 

38 ii. Anna, bap. 4 Dec, 1748, at Albany; spon.: Joh. and 

Neeltje Knickerbacker; m. there 29 Jan., 1767, Ignas 


iii. Margaritta, bap. 2 Jan., 1752, at Schaghticoke; spon.: 

Dirck Van Vechten and Elisabeth Van . 

iv. Johannes, bap. 23 Oct., 1755, at Albany; spon.: Har- 
men and Rebecca Cnikkerbacker. 

13. Johannes* Knickerbocker (Johannes Harmensen,* Harmen 
Jansen'), bap. 24 March, 1723, at Albany, N. Y.; was m. there 
17 Feb., 1750 (Schaghticoke Records), by Rev. Theo. Frieling- 
huysen, to Rebecca Fonda, bap. 14 April, 17 18, at Albany, 
"daughter of Col. Nicholas Fondaf and Anna Marselis." 

On 22 Nov., 1752, Johannes joined the Dutch Reformed 
Church at Schaghticoke and there at various times he officiated as 
elder and deacon. The church record states that he " died 16 Aug. 
1802 aged 79 years," furthermore that "he was in the colonial 
army and was appointed Colonel 20 Oct. 1775." Revolutionary 
War records show that he was Colonel of the Fourteenth Regi- 
ment of Albany County Militia. The record states further that 
his wife " died 8 Jan. 1800 aged 81 years" and her life is expressed 
in the text " She was full of good works and alms deeds which 
she did." In Harper's Magazine^ vol. 54, p. 42, is a picture of 
Colonel Johannes Knickerbocker and his wife reproduced from a 

* Dirk Cornelisen Van Vechten, m. 5 Dec, 1703. at Albany, Margarita 
Harmense Luwes, both b. and living in the Colony of Rensselaerwyck. She 
was dau. of Harmen Livesz and Marretje Teunisz. He was son or Cornells 
Teunisen Van Vechten and Annetje Leendertse. 

Cornells Teunisen Van Vechten, alias Keesoom, of Papsknee, an island 
below Albany, m. (i) in 1668, Sara Solomonse Goewey, daughter of Salomon 
Abelsen; m. (2) Annetje Leendertse; m. (3) 3 June, 1689, at Albany, Maria 
Lucase, widow of Jacob Claessen. Cornells Teunisen Van Vechten was son of 
Teunis Dirksen Van Vechten. 

Teunis Dircksen Van Vechten with his wife, child and two servants came 
to this country in 1638, in the Arms of Norway. He owned a farm at Green- 
bush, N. Y., in 1648. In 1663 he was referred to as "an old inhabitant here." 

•f Nicholas (Claes) F^onda, m. 16 Nov., 1716, at Albany, Annetje Marselis, 
bap. there 30 June, 1689, dau. of Gysbert Marselis and Barbar Claasz Groes- 
beek. He was son of Douwe Jelisen Fonda and his wife Rebecca, both early 
church members at Albany. 

iQoS.j The Knickerbocker Family. '^^9 

painting- in the east room of tlie old Knickerbocker mansion at 
Schaghticoke. Applet on' s Cyclopedia of A mcrican Biography, vol. 
3, pp. 561 and 562, gives a clearer picture of Colonel Knicker- 
bocker and a picture of his homestead. 

Children of Johannes Knickerbocker and Rebecca Fonda 
bap. at Albany: 

39 i. Johannes,* bap. 24 March, 1751; spon.: Harmen and 

Rebecca Knickerbacker; d. 10 Nov., 1827, at Schagh- 
ticoke, N. Y.; m. I March, 1769, at Schaghticoke, 
Elizabeth Winne. 

40 ii. Anna, bap. 11 March, 1753; spon.: Geysbert and Elisa- 

beth Fonda; m. 5 April, 177 1, at Schaghticoke, Abra- 
ham Viele. 

iii. Neeltie, bap. 24 Nov., 1754; spon.: Wouter and Neeltje 

iv. Elizabeth, bap. 24 Nov., 1754; spon.: Gerrit Marselis 
and Pollie Funda. 

Johannes Knickerbocker had two children buried at Albany, 
one 4 March, 1756, and the other 2 Oct., 1757. 

14. Benjamin* Knickerbocker (Laurens,' Harmen Jansen'), m. 
about 1732, Aletteka Halenbeck. 

5 Oct., 1766, Domine Fryemont received into membership of 
the Red Hook Reformed Church from the church on the Flatts 
Benjamin Knickerbacker and wife Aletta Halenbeek. 

In 1766 Domine Kuypers made a register of the seats in the 
same church. Benjamin Knickerbocker paid is. for five places in 
seat number twelve. The five places may have been for himself 
and wife, his son and daughter-in-law and his grandson. 

Benjamin Knickerbocker and Aletta Halenbeck may have 
had a child: 

41 i. Laurentz,* b. gbout 1733; m. Margerie Bain (Ben). 

15. John* Knickerbocker (Laurens,* Harmen Jansen'), b. 1710; 
d. 10 Nov., 1786; buried at Lime Rock, Conn., said to be the 
first burial in that cemetery; m. (i) Jacomyntje Freer, bap. 4 
Nov., 1711, at Kingston, N. Y., dau. of Abraham Freer and Aeche 
Willems Titsoort; m. (2) 22 Feb., 1751, at Sharon, Conn., Jemima 
Owen; b. and d. at Sharon, Conn. 

The will of John Knickerbocker of Salisbury, Conn., is dated 
5 June, 1785, proved 3 Jan., 1787, and recorded at Sharon, Conn. 
(Sharon Probate Records, Book F, p. 264). He wills his wife 
Jemima one-half the house and barn and the use of all his land 
adjoining the house known by the name of the Grant, during her 
life, also two cows, one horse and six sheep, firewood, necessary 
timber, etc., also one year's provisions, viz., meats and bread, and 
one-hundred weight of live swine. To his eldest son Abraham 
he gives thirty acres of feasable land and fifteen acres on the 
mountain; to his second son Lawrence, three acres and twelve 
acres, and to his fourth son Isaac fifteen acres adjoining that 
given Lawrence. To Harman's John, so-called, and my grandson, 


I20 The Knickerbocker Family. [April, 

he wills twenty-five acres, with the house his father built. To 
his eldest daughter Mary Hogabome he gives one-half a lot of 
land Mr, Mclntyre now lives on, joining easterly on Eben 
Hanchet's land and westerly on Widow Van Dusen's land, also 
y' land known as the Wite Pitch and to Jane Jackson he gives the 
other half of above said lot and pitch. To daughter Sary Griffin 
he wills all my land on the east side of the highway. The fifth 
son Solomon gets everything else not already given away, he 
giving to Harmon's three children, not before named in this will, 
viz., paying the boy Bartholomew ;^, to Rachel and Thankful, 
twins, ]£\ to each when they are of age. He appoints Joseph 
Hanchet of Salisbury, and Jeremiah Hogaboom of Canaan, 
executors. The will is witnessed by Joseph Hanchett, Mary 
Valance and Aaron Jaqua. 

The births of the children of John Knickerbocker, except 
Echie, are taken from the Salisbury, Conn., records: » 

42 i. Abraham,* b. 12 April, 1733; bap. 3 May, 1733, at 
German town, N, Y.; spon.: Jacobus and Anahke 

Decker; probably m, Jerusha . In the baptism 

the mother's name is recorded as Jacobaatche. This 
might have been a first wife of whom we have no 
record or a clerical error for Jacomyntje. 

ii. Echie, bap. 9 Feb., 1734, at Linlithgo, N. Y.; spon.: 
Jan and Tyssie Decker; probably d. y.; mother's 
name recorded as Jac . 

43 iii, Lawrence, b. i or 7 Sept., 1739, according to Salisbury 
records, but i Nov., 1739, according to the Athens, 
N. Y., church records when he was baptised; no 
spon.; probably m. Catharine . 

44 iv, Harmon (Herman), b. 3 Jan., 1 741/2, according to 
Salisbury records, but 13 Jan., 1742, according to the 
Athens church records, spon. to baptism being 
Herm. Knickerbocker and wife Catha.; d. prior to 
June, 1785; m. Thankful . 

v. Mary, b. 18 Dec, 1744; bap. 2 June, 1745, at Rhine- 
beck, N. Y.; spon,: Pettrus Knickerbocker and 
Meseri Penn; m. (Jeremiah) Hogabome, 

vi, Johanneke (Jane), b. 6 Aug., 1747; bap. 6 June, 1748, 
at Mount Ross,* N. Y.; spon.: Seilos and Johanneke 
Baldin; m. Jackson. 

45 vii. Isaac, b. 17 June, 1750; bap. 15 Oct., 1750, at Linlithgo; 
spon.: Hendrick Schmit and Geertruy Frey; m. 
Hannah . 

viii. Sarah, b. 11 March, 1752; m. Griffin. 

46 ix, Soloman, b. 12 Oct., 1754; m. about 1775, Anna Heath, 

16. Harmen' Knickerbocker (Laurens," Harmen Jansen'), b. 
1712; d. 19 Aug,, 1805, aged 93 years; m. (i) Catrina Duytcher, 

* The first baptism in the Dutch Reformed Church of Greenbush in 
Livingston Manor; also known as Gallatin or Domine Vedder's Church, but 
now called Mount Ross. 

iQoS.] The Knickerbocker Family. \2\ 

b. 17 12-2 1; d. 30 April, 1771, aged 5- years, dau. of Roelof De 

Duidser and Jannetje Bressie; m. (2) Elizabeth , who d. 6 

Sept., 1805, aged 77 years. "Herman Knickerbacker" and his 
wives are buried in the family cemetery on the Belden farm 
between Wassaic and Dover, N. Y. He lived opposite Mrs, 
Joseph Belden's and where George N. Perry lived for many 
years, the property now owned by William Rundall. The West 
Side Cemetery is near the homestead. 

A census of the slaves above the age of fourteen, taken in 
1755 in the precinct of Rhinebeck, shows that Harman owned 
two slaves, one of whom was named Tom. It is interesting to 
note that Thomas, a negro man belonging to Hermanus Knicker- 
bocker, was baptised 22 July, 1781, in the Presbyterian Church at 
South Amenia, N. Y. 

Harmanis Knickerbocker of Amenia Township, made his will 
27 April, 1802, proved i r Oct., 1805, and recorded at Poughkeepsie, 
N. Y. (Book of Wills, vol. B, p. 550). In it he mentions wife 
Elizabeth, sons Lawruence, Ruliff, John and Harmanis, daus. 
Mary and Lydia, grandson Moses Butt and son Ruliff's son Cor- 

Children of Harmen Knickerbocker and Catrina Duytcher: 

i. Jannetje,* bap. 20 April, 1738, aged 4 months, at 
Athens, N. Y.; spon.: Myndert Mynderse and Jan- 
netje, his wife; d. y. 
ii. Lauwrens, bap. 27 Jan., 1740, at Kingston, N. Y.; 

spon.: Petrus and Jannetjen Knickerbocker, 
iii. Janche, bap. 19 Sept., 1742, Rhinebeck-Red Hook 
(N. Y.) church records; spon.; Cornelis Knicker- 
bocker and Catharina Vosburgh; probably m. 4 April, 
1769, at Oblong, N. Y., John Crosswell. "Jane, wife 
of John Crofuell," d. 15 Feb., 1781, in her 39th year 
and is buried on the Belden farm. 

47 iv. Rudolft, bap. 16 April, 1745, at Germantown, N. Y.; 

spon.: Jacob Vosburg and Elisabetha Knickerbocker; 
d. 28 June, 1807; m. 22 Dec, 1768, at Oblong, Cath- 
arine Dutcher. 

48 V. Maritgen, bap. 28 Feb., 1748, at Germantown; spon.: 

Maritgen Knickerbocker and Jury Segendorf ; prob- 
ably m. 28 Jan., 1768, at Oblong, Joseph Gillet. 
vi. John, 
vii. Harmanis. 
viii. Lydia. 

In the family cemetery on the Belden place is buried Mrs. 
Catharine Knickerbacker, who d. 4 Sept., 1772, in her 19th year. 
She may have been the young wife of one of Harmen's sons. In 
that cemetery are also buried two sons of Lawrence and Mary 
Knickerbacker, Samson, who d. 8 July, 1793, in his 5th year, and 
Silas, who d. 27 April, 1806, in his loth year. 

17. Elisabeth' Knickerbocker (Laurens,* Harmen Jansen"), no 
record of birth; d. 23 April, 1793, at Dover Plains, N. Y.; m. 
Gabriel Dutcher, b. 2 Feb., 1720, at Tackkanick, N. Y.; bap. 10 

122 The Knickerbocker Family. [April, 

April, 1720, at Lonenburg, N. Y. (New York City Lutheran 
Church Records), son of Roelof De Deutser* and Jannetje Bressie. 
Gabriel moved from Dutchess County, N. Y., to Salisbury, Conn., 
with his parents and there inherited his portion of the estate. 
He returned to Dutchess County after 1759, but after his wife's 
death in 1793, went to live with his son John at Cherry Valley, 
N. Y., where he died. His wife was buried in the old graveyard 
at Dover Plains. Children: 

i. Lauwrenz,* b. 17 Jan., 1740; bap. at Athens, N. Y.; m. 
5 Nov., 1 76 1, at Oblong, N. Y., Geertruy Wheeler. 

ii. Rulof, bap. 24 Aug., 1741, at Athens, N. Y.; "b. five 
weeks before at Camp;" spon.: Lour, and Marytje 
Knickerbacker, "the grandparents." 

iii. Mary, m. 8 Jan., 1765, at Oblong, N. Y., Edwardus 
Wheeler, formerly of Livingston's Manor. They 
had a son John, bap. 25 Dec, 1777, at Mr. Silas 
Belding's house (South Amenia, N. Y. records). It 
is not proved that Mary belongs to this family. 

iv. Benjamin, bap. 29 Jan., 1744, at Germantown, N. Y.; 
spon.: Pieter Ben and Malche Knickerbocker. Ben- 
jamin moved to Dutchess County, later to White 
Creek, Washington County, N. Y., and finally to 
Shaftsbury, Vt., where he d. He m. Thankful 
Benson. They had eight children for whose de- 
scendants see Ballou's History of Mil for d^ Worcester 
Co., Mass. 

* Roelof De Deutser, m, 17 Nov., 1700, at Kingston, N. Y., Jannetje Bressie, 
dau. of Christoffel Bressie and Styntje Claes. He d. 19 Jan., 1737, and his 
wife d. 26 July, 1749. 

The origin of the Dutcher family in this country is obscure. Two branches 
appear at Kingston. The first represented by Machteltje Roelofse De Deutser, 
who m. 19 Aug., 1683, at Flatbush, Long Island, Jan Hendricksen Oosterom, 
and had children bap. at Bergen, Flatbush and Kingston. She was dau. of 
Roelof Willemsen (Van Heerden) of Albany, New York City and Brooklyn, 
and Willemptje Tyse, who m. (2).Jan Comelisen Buys. The second branch 
consists of the following De Deutsers: — Cornelia Janse, who m. prior to i68q, 
Jan Wels; Cornelis, who m. prior to 1693, Leonora de Hooges, widow of Willem 
de la Montague; Catharina, b. at Flatbush (Kingston), who m. 11 Feb., 1700, at 
Kingston, Jan Rolan, widower of Judick Schirard; Dirick, b. at Hurley, who m. 
19 Nov., 1699, at Kingston, Jannetje Bont; Roelof, who m. 17 Nov., 1700, at 
Kingston, Jannetje Brussy; Barent of Tarrytown, N. Y., who m. (l) prior to 
1701, Maritje Conkele, and m. (2) 29 Dec, 1717, Dirckje Smit, widow of Hen- 
drick Lammersen; and David, b. in Esopus, who m. 19 Feb., 1714, at Kingston, 
Elisabeth Deffenport. It is probable that they are brothers and sisters, for we 
find them standing reciprocally as sponsors at baptisms of each others children, 
and prominent among those children the names Johannes and Margrietje. 
"John Williamson, ye Duitcher," took the oath of English allegiance in Ulster 
County, I Sept., 1689, and "Cornelis ye Duitcher" failed to appear. Jan 
Willemsen Brant and Grietje Cornelise had children bap. at Kingston: Willem, 
22 Jan., 1662, and Tys, 24 April, 1681. Further research may prove that the 
second branch of the Dutcher family are children of Jan Willemsen Brant and 
that he is a brother of Roelof Willemsen previously mentioned. 

For further particulars concerning the Dutcher family see Our Colonial 
Ancestors and Their Descendattts, by Henry Whittemore. 

iqo8.] Thf Knickerbocker Family. I 23 

V. Cornelius, bap. 24 May, 1746, at Germantown; spon.: 
Cornelius Knickerbocker and Ellaar Ben. 

49 vi. Christoffel (Christopher), bap. 3 Jan., 1748, at German- 

town; spon.: Christoffel and Gertraut Deutser; m. 
9 June, 1768, at Oblong, N. Y., his cousin, Mary 
Beldcn, dau. of Silas Belden and Janetie Knicker- 

vii. Catharina, b. 17 Sept., 1749; bap. at Athens; no spon.; 
may have m. William Woolcutt. They lived in 
Dover, N. Y., and had a son Sebastian, b. 13 Dec, 
1748; bap. at South Amenia, N. Y.; spon.: John 
Wheeler and Ruth Samson. 

viii. Elias, m. 25 April, 1776, at Oblong, Mary Rose. They 
had children: Catharine, b. 21 Feb., 1777, John, b. 18 
Aug., 1781, and Elizabeth, b. 18 May, 1783. It is not 
proved that he belongs to this family. 
ix. Jeany, m. 3 Feb., 1780, at Oblong, John Hoffcut. 
They lived at Dover and had children: Hannes 
Yeary, b. 4 Nov., 1780, and Elizabeth, b. 19 Oct,, 
1784. It is not proved that she belongs to this 

50 X. John, b. 5. Jan., 1759, at Salisbury Conn.; d. 2 Dec, 

1848; m. 17 May, 1779, Sylvia Beardsley. 

( 18. Petrus' Knickerbocker (Laurens,' Harmen Jansen'), b. and 
' residing in Dutchess County; m. 17 Sept., 1742, at Kingston, 
N. Y., Margerie (Meseri) Bain, b. in Dutchess County and re- 
siding in Kingston, N. Y.; bap. 18 Oct., 17 19, at Kingston, dau. of 
Hugo Ben and Elisabeth Schot. Petrus lived near Mount Ross, 
N. Y. (Huntting's Little Nine Partners, p. 366). He and his wife 
were church members there prior to Nov., 1767, and he was 
appointed elder 4 May, 1770, and 20 May, 1780. 

Children of Petrus Knickerbocker and Margerie Bain: 

51 i. Marika,* bap. 4 Sept., 1743, Rhinebeck-Red Hook (N. 

Y.), church records; spon.: Cornelius and Jannetje 
Knickerbocker; m. 13 Oct., 1766, at Mount Ross, 
Johan Adam Dings. 

52 ii. Philip, bap. 24 Feb., 1745, at Rhinebeck; m. i July, 

1766, at Mount Ross, Anna Maria Dings. 

53 iii. Laurentz, bap. 25 Oct, 1747, at Germantown, N. Y.; 

spon.: Johan Benn and Catharine Knickerbocker; m. 
(i) Maria Gertrude Snyder; m. (2) Nancy Race. 

54 iv. Lisabeth, bap. 12 Nov., 1749, at Germantown; spon.: 

Hui and Lisabeth Ben; m. 30 Oct., 1769, at Mount 
— Ross, Jacob Dings. 

55 V. Petrus, b. 7 Nov., 1751; bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts, N. Y.; 

spon.: Pieter and Dorothea Vosburg; m. 18 Feb., 
1790, at Claverack, N. Y., Rebecca Vosburgh. 
vi. Benjamin, m. and left descendants. 

56 vii. James, bap. 20 July, 1755, at Mount Ross; spon.: Peter 

Ben and Hanna Lescher; m. 24 July, 1780, at Mount 
Ross. Maria Dennis. 

124 The Knickerbocker Family. [April, 

57 viii. Majory (Margaret), bap. 8 May, 1757, at Linlithgo, 

N. Y.; spon.: James and Lisabeth Ben; m. Hugh 
Ray, New York State Marriage license dated 24 
May, 1775. 

58 ix. John, bap. 12 May, 1759, at Mount Ross.; spon.: Jacob 

Hermanns and Catherina Vosburgh; m. 22 May, 1785, 
at Mount Ross, Anna Maria Kaus. 

59 X. Hugh, bap. 30 Aug., 1761, at Linlithgo; spon.: Pieter 

Ben and Johanna Lesscher, his wife; m. 11 June, 
1786, at Mount Ross, Rachel Schram. 

19. CoRNELis^ Knickerbocker (Laurens," Harmen Jansen'), m. 
Eleonora (Ellaar, Ellinar, Helena) Ben, bap. 7 Jan., 1722, at 
Kingston, N. Y., dau. of Hugo Ben and Elisabeth Schot. On the 
I May, 1768, they became church members at Mount Ross, N. Y. 
Cornells Knickerbacker of North East Precinct made his will 
7 Jan., 1774, proved 22 Jan., 1789, and recorded at Poughkeepsie 
in Book of Wills, vol. A, p. 124. In it he mentions wife, son John 
and daus. Caty. Catarina, Genne, Lana, Margree, Elizabeth, wife 
of Benjamin Van Leuveren, and Mary, wife of Tobias Miller. 
He appoints his wife and brothers Benjamin and Peter Knicker- 
bocker executors. Children: 

60 i. Elizabeth,* bap. 15 Feb., 1747, at Germantown, N. Y.; 

spon.: Peter Benn and Johanna Lescher; m. Ben- 
jamin Van Leuven. 

61 ii. Marika, bap. 2 Oct., 1748, at Germantown; spon.: 

Peter and Meseri Knickerbocker; m. Tobias Muller 
iii. Laurentz, bap. 3 Feb., 1751, at Linlithgo, N. Y.; spon.: 
James and Elisabeth Bean; probably d. young as he 
is not mentioned in his father's will. 

62 iv. Johannes, b. 12 Nov., 1752; bap. at Rhinebeck, N. Y.; 

spon.: Jhan and Antje Ben; m. Susanna Pulver. 

63 V. Cathrina, bap. 8 May, 1757, at Linlithgo; spon.: Ben- 

jamin Knickerbocker and Aletteka Halenbeeck, his 
wife; m. John Schermerhorn. 

64 vi. Lena, b. 11 July, 1761; bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts, N. Y.; 

spon.: Johannes Van Wagenen and Geertrui Scott; 
m. Johannes Hilligass. 
vii. Margaretha, bap. 26 Aug., 1764, at Germantown; spon.: 
Philip and Maria Knickerlaocker. 

65 viii. Genne (Jane), m. Johannes Pulver.^/ 

66 ix. Cornelia, m. Simon Milius. Cornelia probably belongs 

to this family but is placed here without proof. 

20. Janetie (Johanneke)* Knickerbocker (Laurens," Harmen 
Jansen'), b. 5 Nov., 1721; d. 18 March, 1799; m. 27 Dec, 1743, 
Silas Belden, b. 13 Nov., 1717, at Wethersfield, Conn.; d. 9 April, 
1787 (data from family records); son of Silas Belden and Abigail 
Robbins. The house where Silas brought his bride stood in 
what was called Dover, or more exactly the town of Washington, 
at the foot of Plymouth Hill, on the left-hand side going up from 
Dover. Their grandsons Lawrence and Silas began their married 

'9<j8.J The Knickerbocker Family, I 25 

lives in the homestead, but later Silas moved to the second house 
at the right of the foot of Plymouth Hill, on the right side of the 
road from Amenia. Lawrence remained and finally built a new 
house, moving the old one to the rear but with a space between 
them. A few months after the death of his wife, Louisa Ketcham 
Gregory, both structures were torn down. Tabor Belden (son of 
Joseph Belden and Eliphal Tabor) and his son Joseph built the 
present house on the lawn back of the old homestead further up 
the road and in the town of Amenia. 

Silas Belden, Sen., of Charlotte Precinct, Dutchess County, 
made his will 20 Feb., 17S6, proved 19 April, 17S6, and recorded 
at Albany. In it he mentions wife Janetie, sons Silas and 
Lowrens, and daus. Mary, Jane and Elizabeth, and heirs of dau. 
Abegal and Katrine. He wills personal property and land in 
Charlotte Precincts, in Salisbury, Vermont, and in Canaan 
Township, Albany County. Executors, the wife, son Lourens 
and son-in-law Christopher Dutcher (Fernow's Calendar of Wills, 
P- 47). 

Children of Silas Belden and Jane Knickerbocker: 

67 i. Silas,* b. 9 March, 1745; bap. 2 June, 1745, Rhinebeck- 

Red Hook (N. Y.) Church Records; spon.: Benjamin 
and Maltgen Knickerbocker; d. 30 Sept., 1789; m. 17 
Oct., 1765, at Oblong, N. Y., Dorcas Gillette, 
ii. Mary, b. 5 Nov., 1746; d. y. 

iii. Lorentz, bap, 25 Jan., 1747, at Germantown, N. Y.; 
spon.: Lorentz and Mariken Knickerbocker; d. y. 

iv. Laurentz, bap. 22 Feb., 1749, at Germantown; spon.: 

Benjamin and Catharina Knickerbocker; d. y. 
v. Lawrence, b. 18 Dec, 1750; d. y. 

vi. Mary, b. 23 Feb., 1751; m. her cousin Christopher 
Dutcher, bap. 3 Jan., 1748, at Germantown, son of 
Gabriel Dutcher and Elisabeth Knickerbocker. 
Either the date of her birth or that of the preceding 
Lawrence is wrong. We are inclined to think that 
the latter should be b. 18 Dec, 1748, and refers to a 
younger Lawrence. 

68 vii. Abigail, b. 4 March, 1753; m. Clement Ray. Shed, 

before Feb., 1786, 

69 viii. Lawrence, b. 2 Sept., 1755; ^- 20 Dec, 1832; m. 3 Oct., 

1776, Susanna Wheeler, 
ix. Catherine, b, 7 Sept,, 1757; m, 20 April, 1778, Pardon 
Burlingame. She d, before Feb., 1786, leaving 

70 X. Jane, b, 25 April, 1762; m, David Morehouse, 

71 xi, Elizabeth, b. 11 July, 1764; bap, 24 Aug., 1764, at their 

home at Nine Partners (South Amenia Records); m. 
Aaron Wilcox. 

( To be continued.) 


\Record of Marriages, Dutchess County, N. V. 







Samuel Cotten and Sarah Crouch.* 
Phillip Besee and Sarah Durham. 
James Palmer and Deborah Spencer. 
David Colin and Lucy Smith. 
Eliphalet Folliot and Elizabeth Dewey. 
Pane Atwill and Ruth Lamb. 
David Simons and Alice Abel. 
Nathan Mackwethy and Rachel Handy. 
Gideon Spencer and Zerviah Buck. 
George Sherman and Eunice Brown. 
William Bradley and Lucretia Gates. 
Nathan Spicer and Abigail Mayhew. 
Josiah Cleaveland and Ruth Johnson. 
John Ollivett and Elizabeth Crouch. 
Ebenezer Case and Joannah Phillips. 
Samuel Johnson and Mary Penoyer, 
Henry Fillemore and Mary Gillette. 
Elias Shavilear,f Jr., and Sarah Ashley. 
Abner Shavilaer and Deborah Wood. 
Nathan Herrick and Mary Kidder. 
John Seton and Leaneau Serenbergh. 
Caleb Lamb and Anne Baliss. 
Samuel Behier and Deborah Cleaveland. 
Abbel Ackley and Hannah Shavilear. 
Edward Wheeler and Thankful Crippen. 
Samuel Wheeler and Chole Kidder. 
Benjamin Hopkins and Zereph Rudd. 
Joseph Germmond and Phebe Elderkin. 
Ezra Murray and Hannah Gould. 
James Bull and Anne Steward. 
Daniel Shepherd and Mary Rudd. 
Josiah Gale and Rachel Mead. 
Joshua Culver and Ruth Cook. 
William Bennet and Annah Buck. 
Benjamin Baker, Jun., and Mary Shavilier. 
Isaac Willis and Martha Chapman. 
John Tooley and Rhoda Egleston. 
James Landon and Freelove Briant. 
Elijah Park and Olive Brown. 
Ebenezer Carter and Lydia Holmes. 
Thom. Pudney and Azubah Alger. 

* The form written in the above record was as follows: " i. Dec. 8th, 1763, 
Then Samuel Cotten and Sarah Crouch was married together by me, Roswell 
Hopkins, Justice of the Peace." All the marriages were so recorded in the 
original manuscript record, but have been printed as above to save repetition. 

t This is undoubtedly the English spelling of the French name "Chevalier." 

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1767, Sept. 


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i77i,May 13 

June 13. 
Sept. 12. 

Dec. 1. 

1772, Feb. 15. 
May 7. 
May 31. 
July 26. 
Aug. 16. 
Sept. 17. 

Nov. 5. 

Nov. 19. 

Dec. 27. 

1773, Feb. 8. 
Feb. II. 
Feb. 18. 
March 8. 
March 16. 
Nov. II. 
Dec. 28. 

1774, Jan. 31. 
June 30. 
Sept. 8. 
Nov. 3. 
Nov. lo. 

1775, Jan. 30. 
June 2. 
July 25. 

1776, Jan. 25. 
Feb. 15. 
Marcn 17. 
April 18. 

1777, April 3. 
April 20. 
Dec. 31. 
April 24. 

1778, April 2. 
Sept. I. 
Dec. 30. 

1779, March 16. 
July 29. 
Aug. 9. 
Sept. 30. 
Oct. 5. 
Oct. 7. 

1780, Jan. 20. 

Nov. 2. 

1781, Feb. 13. 
April 26. 
May I. 

John Benedict and Sussanah Allen. 
Jonas Standish and Sarah Stedman. 
Jonathan Allen and Luise Lamb. 
John Welsh and Susannah Spicer. 
John Pearl and Sarah Shepherd. 
Joseph Seger and Olive Calender. 
Joseph Avery and Deborah King. 
James Russel and Sarah Wells. 
Daniel Hebbard and Mercy Pike. 
Jonathan Autherton and Bathsheba Mead. 
Jared Gates and Sarah Pike. 
David Buttolph and Anne Holmes. 
David Gillet and Freelove Muxsun. 
Isaac Lamb, Jun., and Abigal Fryal. 
William Herrick and Anna Goodrich. 
Samuel Gale and Lydia Skinner. 
Amos Parker and Lucy Culver. 
Michael McGee and Prudence ("ammeron. 
Zachariah Dibble and Elizabeth Spencer. 
Joseph Backus and Olive Park. 
John Jones and Sarah Patterson. 
Michael McKay and Sarah Rowlee. 
Squire Da^id and Mary Helme. 
Joseph Delavergne and Sarah Gillet. 
Samuel King and Lydia Hopkins. 
Thomas Morey and Mercy Allen. 
Benjamin Webb and Sarah Holmes. 
Rufus Herrick, Jun., and Lydia Newman. 
Thadeus Gilbert and Patience Whipple. 
Jonathan Dunham and Elizabeth Holmes. 
Timothy Tilson and Anne Adams. 
Samuel Holmes and Abigal Spalding. 
Samuel Chichester and Zerviah Osborn. '^' 
Elihu Paine aud Mary Park. 
Ezra Thurston and Prudence Helme. 
Benjamin Goodrich and Elizabeth Dunham. 
Isaiah Golding and Betsy Davis. 
David Waters and Phebe Thurston. 
Reuben Allerton and Louis Autherton. 
David Rundel and Catharine Power. 
Eliakim Hide and Lois Bates. 
Dan Crosman and Eunice Garnsey. 
Daniel Hunt, Jr., and Hannah Miller. 
Levi Cornwall and Lucy Ormsby. 
William Butts and Rachel Lockwood. 
John Bugbee and Elizabeth Lockwood. 
Simeon Cook, Jr., and Faith Barker. 
James Allen and Hannah Randel. 
Robert Wood and Abigal Rudd. 
Daniel Hewett, Jun., and Hannah Miller. 
Joseph Ingersoll and Huldah Fisk. 
James Henderson and Martha Jane. 
Soloman Brown and Hannah Olmstead. 


Record of Marriages, Dutchess County, N. Y. 


1781, May 7. 
Oct. 18. 
Dec. 18. 

1782, Jan. 16. 
Jan. 27. 
Feb. 21. 
Feb. 28. 
June 6. 

1783, June 26. 
April 10. 
Sept. 17. 
Nov. 4. 
Dec. 21. 

1784, March 3. 
Aug. 10. 
Sept, 9. 
Nov. II. 
Nov. 38. 

1785, Jan. 26. 
March 17. 
June 30. 
Oct. 20. 
Dec. 30. 

1786, Jan. 26. 
March 5. 
June 22. 

July 5- 

Nov. — . 

1787, Feb. I. 
Feb. 18. 
April 20. 
May 10. 
July 29. 
Sept. 2. 
Oct. II. 
Nov. 20. 
Nov. 26. 
Dec. 6. 
Dec. 29. 

1788, Jan. 15. 
Jan. 17. 
Jan. 24. 
March 12. 
Aug. 20. 
Nov. 10. 
Nov. 27. 
Dec. 16. 
Dec. 18. 
Dec. 28. 
Dec. 29. 

1789, Jan. I. 

Alpheus Ingersoll and Sibel Adams. 

Benjamin Cook and Deborah Goodrich. 

King Mead and Anne Burris. 

Amos Evens and Anna Thurston. 

Thomas Pettigrove and Anna Willis. 

William Evens and Abigal Beebee. 

Nathan Rowley and Eunice Buck. 

Caleb Wadhams and Eunice Farr. 

Ichabod Paine, Jun., and Tryphene Barker. 

James Lloyd and Lucy Goodrich. 

Ephraim Smith and Miriam Thurston. 

Elijah Goodrich and Rachel Lloyd. 

Caleb Raymond and Hannah Whipple. 

Oliver Pettibone and Martha Paine. 

Nathaniel Pinney and Ann Eslestine. 

Edmund Palmer and Anne Lloyd. 

David Tryen and Mary Reosens. 

Jarvis Pike and Anne Mayo. 

Nathan Freeman and Cynthia Shepherd. 

Consider Wood and Mary Adams. 

Nathan Holmes and Mary Paine. 

William Andrews and Hannah Purves. 

Henry DeLavergne and Salomi Dunham. 

Israel Buck, Jr., and Rebecah Eldridge. 

James Smith and Ursilla Adams. 

Abiram Howard and Olive Ransome. 

Jehosaphat Holmes, Jr., and Patty Wells. 

Elisha Crippen and Mary Goodrich. 

Benjamin Wood and Thankful Holand. 

Daniel Merritt and Phebe Akein. 

Conrad Chamberlain and Sarah Beardslee. 

Abraham Ausin and Eunice Taylor. 

Benedict Eldridge and Rhoda Shavilier. 

Joseph Pinney, and Lydia Hebard. 

Daniel Hebard and Betsey Chamberlain. 

Gordon Moulton and Deborah Weeks. 

Ebenezer Garnsey and Silea Shavilier. 

Frederick Dillino and Joanna Doty. 

John Frinck and Hannah Hammond. 

John Dutcher and Matilda Luke. 

Frederick Powers and Ruth Penoyer. 

John Hall and Polly Butts. 

John Hanchet and Tiney Hamlin. 

Jonah More and Martha Paine. 

Phillip Spencer and Sarah Hopkins. 

John McMurphy and Anne Wenn. 

William Bentley and Abeliney Shepherd. 

John Hill and Betty Bates. 

Philip Spalding and Sylvia Dunham. 

Frederick Goodell and Rhoda Garnsey. 

Ezra Miller and Mary Green. 

George Talbut Perry and Philomedia Holmes. 

Levet Howard and Deborah Carter. 


Southold, N. v., Town Records. 

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Ezra Gregory and Mary Mygatt. 
Joseph Fitch and Elizabeth Harris. 
Isaac Mygatt and Sarah Smith. 
Moses Smith and Waitstill Lassel. 
Joel Smith and Esther Benham. 
Reuben Mayo and Sarah Atvvill. 
David Bryant and Elizabeth Lounsbury. 
Ebenezer Owen and Mary Paine. 
Anthony Lloyd and Betsey Slassen. 
Philip Tidd and Anne Freeman. 
John Morgan and Fanny Baker. 
Isaac Reed and Hannah Pitcher. 
Charles Stevans and Anne Hill. 
Aaron Johns and Elizabeth Barnes. 

Sampson Wood and Jude . 

Thomas Adams and Unice Wheeler. 

William Conner and Lucy Edwards. 

Silas St. John and Luise Fuller. 

Robert Parks and Lydia Herrick. 

Abner Wood and Elizabeth Lathrop. 

David Parker and Susannah Teed. 

William Paine and Polly Smith. 

William Benson and Hannah Fills. 

Thomas Barnes, Jr., and Polly Tyler. 

Robert Hebard, Jun., and Mary Beardslee. 

James Gerchan and Esther Anjevine. 

Bela E. Benjamin and Louisa Parks. 

Ebenezer Warner and Polly Enos alias Anne 

Ebenezer Carter, Jr., and Rachel Gillet. 
Andrew McFarlin and Sally Lord. 
William Crandall and Jerusha Ashley. 
Thomas Miller and Anne Sanford. 
Gilbert Cornwall and Rhoda Bailis. 
Origen Hill and Abigal Smith. 
Ebenezer Smith and Susannah Delamater. 


Contributed by Lucy Dubois Akerly, with Notes. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX. p. 64 of the Record.) 

Peck. The Sd John Peck was married to Martha Moore: May: 1703, 
John Peck Son to ye Sd John & Martha was borne ye 6th of 

June, 1 704 and Departed this Life the 15 lane. 1773. Easter 

wife to the Sd John Peck departed this Life the 7 March, 

Bathsheba Peck Daughter of ye .above named was borne 

february 1705/6. 


130 Southold, N. v., Town Records, [April, 

Peck. Joseph Peck Son of ye above named was borne June 29th: 

Harbert Peck Son of ye above named was borne October: 

15th: 1709. 
Landon. Nathan Landon died March 9, 17 18, ae 54. Hannah 

his wife died (recent entry) Jany. 26: 1701: ae. 30. 
Nathan Landon Son of Nathan & Hannah Landon was borne 

In September ye 14th. day anno Domini 1696. 
Samuel Landon Son of ye above Sd Nathan & Hannah was 

borne ye 20th day of May anno Domini 1699. 
Elizabeth Landon daughter of ye Sd. Nathan was borne lune 

12th: 1700 (or 1710). 

Note. Hannah, wife of Nathan Landon, was, according to a tradition at 
Guilford, Conn., dau. of Stephen' Bishop (John'), and his wife Tabitha, dau. of 
Widow Parnel Wilkinson of Bermuda. The name Parnel was in frequent use 
in the Bishop family, and among Hannah's descendants. Nathan and Hannah 

Landon had children: Nathan above, Samuel and Eliza, who d. , and 

doubtless James, and Hannah, who m. John Vail, ancestors of Bishop Thos. 
Hubbard Vail of Kansas, and a child who d. in 1701, If Elizabeth above, 
was b, 1710, as Griffin's yb«r«a/ asserts, she was not a dau. of Hannah above, 
she m. Samuel Griffin. 

For the other children of Samuel Landon below, see A Partial Record of 
the Landons of Southold. 

Landon. Samuel Landon was married to Bathia Tuthill, May 26, 


The Sd Bathia was borne Decembr. 12th 1703, & Died 30 

August 1 76 1. 
Henry Landon Son of ye Sd Samuel and Bathia was borne 

October ye 30th 1721 & Died 27 Aug. 1735. 
Booth. Elisha Booth was married to Hannah Wilmot ye 27th 

day of December, 1722. and he departed this Life Octobr. 

28th 1725. 
Elsha Booth Son of ye above named was borne ye loth of oct. 

Hannah Booth Daughter of ye above named was borne ye 

29th day of Decembr. 1724. 
Elexander Booth Son of ye above named was borne ye 24th 

of may, 1726. 
Curtice. Joshua Curtice was married to Mary Youngs daughter of 

John Youngs & Mercy his wife ye eighth of September 1698. 
Births. The Sd Mary was borne December ye 4th 1676. 
Mary daughter of ye sd Joshua Curtice & Mary his wife was 

born ye 22 day of July 1699, about 3 in the morning. 
Ester Daughter of ye above named was born ye 24th of may 

about 9 in ye morning 1701. 
Joshua Son of ye above named was Born ye ist february 

1722/3: abt. 9 in ye morning. 
Elisabeth daughter of ye above named was Born ye 30th 

March, 1705 abt. one in the morning. 
J.ohn Son of ye above named was Born ye i6th Octobr. 1707. 
Caleb Son of ye above named was Born January ye 28th 

Barnabas Son of ye above named was Born January ye 18. 


igo8.] * Sonthold, N. V., Town Records. I3I 

Curtice. Benaiah Son of ye above named was Born January ye 

22d. I713/14. 

A Son born to ye above named January ye 29th 17 15/16, and 

departed this life the 25th of february following. 
A Son to ye above named Augt. ye 17th, 17 17, and departed 

this life' the 13 October following. 
Daniel Son of ye above named was born march ye loth 

1 7 18/19; and departed this life february the 20th 1724/5- 
Mercy Daughter of ye above named was born may ye loth 1721. 
Hempstead. Robert Hempstead born 1702, th 30 of Novembr. 
Robert Hempstead was married to Mary Youngs Daughter 

of Benjamin Youngs, Esq. the 3d of June, 1725. 
Sd. Mary was born ye 2 of August & Departed this Life the 

10 of January 1768. 
Robert Hempstead Esq. d. 5 March 1779. 
Benjamin Hempstead was borne the 24th day of May, 1726. 

«& was Drowned near Barbados on the 7th of feb. 1749/50, 

out of Sloop Stirling: Will: Moor master. 
Abigail Hempstead daughter of the above named was borne 

ye 3d. day of february 1726/7. 
(She m. ist John Ledyard on the 6 May, 1750, children John, 

George, Polly & Fanny, m. 2d Dr. Micah Moore, children 

Julia whom. Matthias Case, Hannah, who m. Jona. Landin, 

Phoebe, who m. ist Denison, 2nd Smith, 3d 

Joseph Wickham— she died 7 Mch. 1805. J. W. Case). 
Elizabeth Hempstead daughter of the above named was 

born ye 7th day of december 1729. 
Thomas Hempstead Son of the above named was born 

august th 13-1731. 
Joshua Hempstead was born th 20 of July 1733. 
Mary Hempstead " " th 8 of Sebt. 1736. 
Robert " " " ye 13 of Nov. 1738, & Died 24 

august 1746. 
Experience Hempstead was born the 5 of October 1740, & 

Died the 3 of November following. 
Experience Hempstead was born the 6 of March 1 741/2. 
Deborah Daughter of ye above named was born ye 18 of may, 

1744 & Died th 26 of august 1747. 
The above named Robert Hempstead was married to his 

Second Wife the Widow mehetable Reeve the 19 of 

October 1768. 
There Son Samuel! Benjamin was Born the 18th of July, 

1769, and Departed this Life the i8th of Decembr. 1772. 
Mehetable Hempstead Daughter of ye above named was 

born the 15 of June. 1773. 
Beebee. James Beebee of Southold was married to Susanna 

Babcock The daughter of Oliver Babcock of Westerly in ye 

Colony of Rhoad Jsland the 26th day of march anno 

Domini — 1724. 
James Beebee Son of ye above named James & Susanna was 

born January the 28th in ye year 1724/5 ye 5th day of ye 


132 Southold, N. v., Town Records. [April, 

Beebee. Oliver Beebee Son of ye above named was born Septemr. 

ye 23d 1726. the sixth day of ye week. 
Mar)' Beebee Daughter of ye above named was born augt. ye 

8th 1728. The 5th day of ye week, 
Susanah Beebee Daughter of above named was borne ye 2 2d: 

Day of June 1731. The 3 Day of ye week. 
Glover. William Glover was maried to Deborah Lambert Octo- 
ber ye 20th 1 71 2 & Sd, Deborah Died the 4 of June 1773. 
William Glover Son of ye above named William & Deborah 

was born ye 3d day of Septr. Jn the Year 17 13. 
Deborah Glover Daughter of ye above named was born 

march ye 15th 1715/16. 
Sarah Glover Daughter of ye above named was born the 12th 

day of march 1717/18. 
Daniel Glover Son of ye above named was born february the 

20th 1719/20. 
John Glover Son of ye above named was born Decembr. the 

24th Day, 1 72 1. 
Brown. Samuel Brown was married to Rebecka Beebee the 14th 

of January 17 12/13. 
Mary Daughter of ye above named was born ye 14th of 

December 17 13. 
Rebecka Daughter of ye above named was born ye 24th of 

may, 1715. 
Deborah Daughter of ye above named was born ye 17 of 

Septembr. 17 18. 
Elisabeth Daughter of ye above named was born ye loth of 

March 1720/21. 
Jonathan Son of ye above named was born ye 13 of May, 

Geer. Oliver Geer was married to Elisabeth newbery the loth of 

June anno Domini 1731. 
Vzziel Son of ye above named was born ye 2 2d Day of feb- 
ruary 1 73 1/2, The 3d day of ye week. 
CoNKLiNG. Henry Conkline was married to Temperance Bayley 

the i6th Day of January 17 16/17, & She departed this life 

ye 25 of Febray 1739/40, & he Died the 25 luly 1753. 
Henry Conkline Son of ye above named was born Octr. 13th 

Benjamin Conkline Son of ye above named was born Sept, 

29: 1719, & Departed this Life the 29 of July 1773. 
John Conkline Son of ye above named was born March 22, 

1720/1 & Died December th 24/1757 with the Small pox. 
Temperance Conkline Daughter of ye above named was born 

Sept, 12th 1722. (Sd. Temperance was married to Hennery 

more November th 1/1744, and Died Novembr, 26/1758, 
Elisabeth Conkline Daughter of ye above named was born 

augt, nth 1724, 
Jonathan Conkline Son of ye above named was born Octr, 4th 

Thomas Conkline Son of ye above named was born Septr, 

loth 1728, 

iQoS.] Southold, N. v., Toivn Records. I 33 

CoNKLiNG. Deborah Conkline Daughter of ye above named was 
borne novembr. ist 1732. 
The above named Hennery Conkling was married to his 
Second Wife the Widdo mary Budd the 12 of May, 1742. 
(Sd mary Departed this Life 28 luly 177 1, being then the 
wife of Sylvanus Davis.) 
Hennery Conkling son of the above named Benjamin Conk- 
ling was borne July the 30/1754. 

Note. Henry* Conkling (John,'' Capt. John,' John'), m. (i) Temperance' 
Bayley (Stephen ' ), and m. (2; Widow Budd, dau. of Carteret Gillam. His son 
Benjamin was of Mattituck and m. Sarah , perhaps L'Hommedieu. 

Youngs. Jsaac Youngs Son of Benj. Youngs Junr. was born 

april ye 12th 1708, Departed this Life th 26 of may, 1768. 
Seth Youngs Son of ye above named was born ye 20th of 

feby. 17 1 1 /i 2 and Died In the year of our Lord Christ 

1761, in lune. 
Joseph Youngs Son of ye above named was born January ye 

I St 1 7 14/15 and was Lost at sea. 
Lidya Youngs Daughter of ye above named was born January 

ye 14th 1716/17. 
Anna Youngs Daughter of ye above named was born march 

ye 30th. 1719. 
Jsrael Youngs Son of ye above named was bom Novemr. 

ye II, 1721. 
Moore. Hennery Moore married to Temperance Conkling 

Novembr i, 1744. 
Temperance moore Daughter of ye above named was born 

th 9 October 1748. 
Lydia moore Daughter of ye above named was born Novembr. 

15, 1751- 
Hennery Moore Son of ye abote named was born November 

5, 1753- 
John moore Son of ye above named was born January 27/1756. 
James Moore Son of ye above named was born february 

Cleves. David Cleves was married to Elisabeth moor feby. 14, 

David Cleves Son of the above named was born Decemr. 9, 

1728, and Departed this life may ye ist 1731. 
Joshua Cleves Son of ye above named was born March 4th, 

David Cleves Son of ye above named was born feby. 6th 1732/3. 
Beriah moor Cleves Son of ye above named was born Octr. 

21, 1736. 
Elizabeth Cleevs Daughter of ye above named was borne 

march ye 6th 1738/9. being Tuesday. 
Deborah Cleeves Daughter of the above named was born 

June ye 29/1741. 
Phebee Cleeves Daughter of the above named was born ye 

19 of may, 1744. 
Youngs. Samuel Youngs, late of Stanford was married to 

Rebecca Drown, of Southold, ye 13 of Septr. 1737. 

134 Southold, N. v., Town Records. [April, 

Youngs. Samuel Youngs Son of ye above named was born ye 

29th of July, 1738. 
CoNKLiNG. Jonathan Conkling was married to Elizabeth Hemp- 
sted 21 August, 1750. 
Benjamin Hempsted Conkling son of the above named was 

born 28 May, 175 1. 
Jonathan Conkling Son of the above named was born Janvary 

ye I, 1753- 
Elisabeth Conkling Daughter of the above named was borne 

29 march 1756. 
Nathanael Conkling Son of the above named was born april 

Desire Conkling Daughter of the above named was born 31 

august 1763. 
One child a Daughter born the 18 of march 1766 and Died 

ten (or two) Day old. 
Deborah Conkling Daughter of the above named was born 

the 6 of august 1768, and Died the 19th august 1769. 
Moore. David Moore Son of Thomas Moore was born in the 

Year of our Lord 1713/November 25, the above named was 

married to Hepzibah Willmot the 30 day of January anno 

domini — 1733/4. 
the above named Hepzibah Willmot was born april the 

David Moore Son of the above named was born Decembr. th 

Hepzibah Daughter of the above named was born Decembr. 

th 12/1736. 
Mary Daughter of the above named was born luly th 7/1739. 
BooLah Daughter of the above named was born October th 

2/1741. '.■ 

Deborah Daughter of the above named was born Janvary 

the 1 7/1 743/4. 
Leek. Philip Leek was married to Mary Wiggains avgust i i/i 736. 
Philip Leek Son of the above named was born lune 10/1737. 

and Died Jvne 2/1738. 
Hannah Leek Daughter of the above named was born Octo- 
ber 30/1738 and Died oct. 6/1743. 
Philip Leek Son of ye above named was born Jvne 27/1740. 
Mary Leek Daughter of ye above named was born april ye 

iq/1741. and died October 20, 1743. 
Submit Leek Daughter of ye above named was borne avgust 

John Leek Son of the above Named was born March th 

Mary Leek Daughter of the above named was born the 20 

October, 1750. 
Baxter. Richard Baxter married to Hannah King the Daughter 

of William King, June ye 29/1740. 
There Eldest Daughter Hannah was Born april 3/1 741. 
Bathshua Baxter was Born august the 4, 1742. 
Svsanna there Daughter was born Janvary 21, 1743/4. 


Sou t ho Id, N. v., Town Records. 


Baxter. Richard Baxter Son of the above named was bo 

Janvary the 6/1746/7. 
King. James King Son of William & Bastrebee King was rm 
ried unto Katharine Sheffield of South KingsTown In t 
Colony of Rhoad Jsland on October the 30/1753. 
Bathshua King Daughter of the above named was born t 

4th of March, 1754. 
James King Son of the above named was born ye 26 

March, 1756. 
Katherine King Daughter of the above named was born 

14 of Avgust, 1758. 
Abigail King Daughter of the above named was born ye 

of Sept. 1760. 
Mary King Daughter of the above named was born ye 

of april 1763. 
Hannah King Davghter of the above Named was born ye 

of avgvst 1775. 
Sheffield. Robert Sheffield married to Svsanah King Davgh 

of William & Bathsheeb King the 22 of Jvne 1749. 
Svsanah Sheffeild Davghter of the above named was bom 

7 of Decembr. 1750. 
Robert Sheffeild Son of ye above named was born ye 2 1 

Janery 1752. 
Second Son Robert Sheffield was born the loth of avg 

Bathshua Daughter of the above named born march 

D ARROW. August the 8/1762 John Darrow was married to M; 

King Daughter of William King Juner. 
Mary Darrow Daughter of the above named was b 

Novembr. th 4/1763. 
Elisabeth Darrow Daughter of the aboved Named was b< 

May th II, 1766. 
John Hanford, Son of the above named was born June 

Bayley. Benjamin Bayley Son of Stephen Bayley was B< 

September ye 16: 1699, & he Departed this Life the 

Novemr. 1770, and was married to Susanna Conklin Nove 

ber ye 19: 1723, then She was 20 Year old lacking: 18: ( 

(& she Died Novbr. 1./1769). 
Susanna Bayley Daughter of the above named was B( 

november ye 13:1724 on friDay about 10 a Clock at nigli 
Benjamin Bayley Son of the above named was Born Ag 

ye 8th 1726 on monDay about foure a Clock in ye afternc 
Stephen Bayley son of ye above named was Born fabru 

ye 23: 1728 about eleaven at night. 
Mary ye Daughter of ye above named was Born June ye 2 

1730, and lived but about 8 months. 
Jonathan ye Son of ye above named was Born Janawary 

5th 1733 and lived about 7 year & 6 months. 
Mary Bayley ye Daughter of ye above named was B 

December ye 25th 1734, a teusDay about 4 in ye mornir 

1-^6 Society Proceedings. [April, 

Bayley. Dabro Bayley ye Daughter of ye above named was 

Born March ye 23th 1736 on tuesDay about 3 afternoon. 
Gamaliel Bayley Son of ye above named was Born Januwary 

ye 16: 1738 a monDay about 2 in ye morning. 
Lucretia Bayley Daughter of ye above was Born luly ye 

3i:th. 1740 a thursDay about 2 in ye afternoon, & Died the 

fovrth of Sept. 1773 being the wife of Joseph Peck. 
Christian Bayley ye Daughter of ye above named was Born 

Janawary ye 4: 1743: about ten at night. 
Jonathan Bayley ye son of ye above named was Born June 

ye 28: 1745 on friDay at aleaven at night. 
Nathajel Bayley Son of ye above named was Born Janawary 

ye 9th: 1749: on monDay about a leaven a Clock. 
Christopher Bradley Gran Son to ye above named was Born 

December ye 27: 1752, new Stile. 
Note. Letters on the estate of Peter Christopher Bradley, were issued to 
his father-in-law Benjamin Bayley, 11 Nov., 1761. (A". Y. Administrations.) 

Susannah, dau. of Benjamin Bayley m. Barnabas Horton. 
Beebe. Amon Beebee married to Anna Arnold March th 15/1763. 
Said Amon Beebee was born 29 avgust 1739. 
Anna Beebee Daughter of the above named born Jvne ye 

Lucretia their Daughter Born March the 6/1766. 
Amon Beebeee Born luly the 12/1768. 
Benjamin Beebee Son of the above named was born 25 

avgvst 1773. 
Samuel Beebee Son of ye above named was born 19 Jvne 1774- 
See Beebee Genealogy, 

Liber E contains a few more records too recent for insertion 


January ioth, 1908. 

The Thirty-ninth Annual Meeting of the New York Genealogical and 
Biographical Society was called to order by the President, Mr. Clarence Win- 
throp Bowen on Friday evening, January loth, at half past eight o'clock. 

The Secretary then reported the deaths of the following members: Edward 
Braman, Annual Member, on December 31st, 1907; William Rhinelander, Life 
Member, on January 3d, 1908. 

The Secretary further reported that the following Annual Members have 
been elected by the Executive Committee, viz.: George Byron Louis Arner, 
Richard Everett Dwight, Dr. William Kirby Dwight. 

The annual reports of the officers and committees were then presented, 
read and filed as follows: — 

The Secretary, Mr. Henry Russell Drowne, reported a membership of 
9 Honorary, 127 Life, and 301 Annual Members, making a total of 437, being a 
a gain of 29 members, while the Corresponding Members number 102. 

The additions to the Roll during 1907 were 4 Life, 42 Annual, and li Cor- 
responding Members; while 2 have retired, 7 resigned and ii died. Seven 
Regular Meetings were held in 1907 at which interesting papers were read. 

The Board of Trustees held it inexpedient at present to accept the generous 
offer of Mr. Archer M. Huntington, of a building site adjoining the Library of 
the Hispanic Society. 

iQoS.J Society Proceedings. 1 37 

The following amendments to the By-Laws were made, viz.: The Executive 
Committee was increased to five members; a Reserve Fund, the income of 
which could be used for the support of The Record and the increase of the 
Library, was constituted; and the Publication Committee was increased to 
seven members. 

During the past fiscal year Mr. Clarence Winthrop Bowen was elected 
President of the Society, Mr. Archer M. Huntington, First Vice-President, and 
Messrs. Warner Van Norden, Rowland Pell and Archer M. Huntington, 
Trustees; Messrs. William Isaac Walker and William B. O. Field, Members of 
the Executive Committee, and Mr. George Austin Morrison, Jr., a member of 
the Publication Committee. Committees on Building and on Resolutions 
regarding the services and death of the late President, Rev. Melatiah Everett 
Dwight also were appointed. 

The Chairman of the Executive Committee, Mr, John Reynolds Totten, 
reported in detail the present condition of the Society, the changes in the 
membership-roll, the subscribers to The Record and the revenue derived 
from the Membership, The Record and the Publication accounts; the com- 
pilation of a complete Subject-Index of the first 38 volumes of The Record, 
the cost of which was generously defrayed by the late President, the Rev. Dr. 
Dwight; that the receipts from room-rents were greater than ever before, and 
that the sales of back numbers of The Record. Pedigree Charts and Library 
Duplicates all showed a substantial mcrease over former years; that the Society 
received a total of $3,006.00 from Room and Hall rents, exclusive of the value 
of its own occupancy, whereas the entire adjoining building was rented for 
$2,100.00; that the total receipts for the year 1907 were largely in excess of the 
year iqo6, indicating the increasing prosperity and importance of the Society; 
that an appeal for a Building Fund had resulted in contributions to the amount 
of $1,875.00, which had been invested to produce a satisfactory income; that an 
offer of S65.000.00 for the present building had been received and declined, and 
that tentative plans had been prepared for a new building for the Society. 

The Librarian, Mr. John Reynolds Totten, reported that during the past 
year 301 books were purchased, 172 exchanged, 1,052 donated, making the 
total accessions 1,525, and the total volumes in the Library 15,498; that the 
visitors to the Library during 1907 numbered 1,742; that the new book cases 
had been placed in the Library and the books systematically re-arranged to 
provide for the expansion of the coming year. 

The Treasurer, Mr. Hopper Striker Mott, reported the detailed financial 
statement that the total receipts of the Society were $11,471.85, being $4,315.81 
greater than last year; that there were no liabilities, and that the equity on all 
property owned by the Society was $93,991.34, being an increase of over 
$20,000.00 for the past year. 

The Necrologist, Mr. Josiah Collins Pumpelly, reported memorial notices 
on the deaths of the following members, viz.: Van Campen Taylor, John 
Aspinwall Hadden, Frank Sherman Benscm, James Henry Smith, General 
Frank Morgan Freeman, David Wilcox, Bowen Whiting Pierson, Francis 
Hartman Markoe, M.D., Rev. Melatiah Everett Dwight, D.D., M.D,, Mrs, 
Willis LaVerne Chaffee, Colonel Henry Dudley Teetor, Edward Braman and 
William Rhinelander. 

The Registrar of Pedigrees, Mr. Winchester Fitch, being abroad, no report 
was submitted. 

The Chairman of the Publication Committee, Mr. George Austin Morrison, 
Jr., reported that there were at present 298 subscribers to The Record, a gain 
of 13 for 1907, and that the cost of the publication was $1,604.35; that it has 
been determined to maintain a standard size of about 300 pages of printed 
matter and 50 pages of index each year, and that at least one portrait plate and 
biography would appear in each number; that the late Rev. Dr. Dwight had 
personally assumed the expense of many extra plates and illustrations as well 
as the full Subject-Index, and his generosity and interest should be gratefully 
acknowledged, and that the aim of the Committee was the publication of 
genealogies and articles dealing particularly with the early history of the City 
and State of New York. 

The Historian, Dr. William Austin Macy reported the data collected 
during the past year, with the list of donors and material received. 


Society Proceeding's. [April, 

The report of the Nominating Committee was then read setting forth the 
names of those nominated for Trustees for the term 1908-1911, which was 
duly received and the election being held the following were elected, viz.: 
Clarence Winthrop Bowen, Henry Pierson Gibson, James Junius Goodwin^ 
Warner Van Norden and Rowland Pell. 

The President then spoke in regard to the future of the Society, and Mr. 
Totten addressed the meeting as to the advisability of anticipating the future 
requirements of the Society and securing a desirable and permanent location 
and building for the Society. 

After remarks by Messrs. Gibson, Field, Morrison and others it was on 
motion duly seconded 

Resolved, that a vote of encouragement, appreciation and confidence be 
given to the Executive Committee in regard to the steps taken to secure a 
suitable and permanent site and building for the growing needs of the Society, 

The President then introduced General James Grant Wilson, an Ex- 
President of the Society, who delivered an interesting address entitled " The 
Queens of Song." 

On motion, duly seconded, a vote of thanks was tendered to General 
Wilson for his courteous services, and there being no further business the 
meeting was on motion, duly seconded, adjourned. 

January 14TH, 1908. 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the New York Genealogical 
and Biographical Society was held on Friday, January 14th, 1908, at 4.15 P. M., 
the President, Mr. Clarence Winthrop Bowen, being in the Chair. 

Present: Messrs. Elliott, Totten, Mott, Wright, Gibson, Pell, Walker, Mor- 
rison Drowne, Field and Bowen. 

The minutes of the last regular meeting were read and on motion, duly 
seconded, approved. 

The Secretary then read a letter from Mr. Archer M. Huntington, which 
was on motion duly seconded placed on file and his resignation as First Vice- 
President, accepted with expression of regret. 

The Annual election of Officers and Committees for the year 1908 was then 
held and the following were duly nominated and elected. 

President: Clarence Winthrop Bowen; First Vice-President: William B. 
O. Field; Second Vice-President: Tobias Alexander Wright; Secretary: Henry 
Russell Drowne; Treasurer: Hopper Striker Mott; Librarian: John Reynolds 
Totten; Historian: William Austin Macy, M.D.; Necrologist: Josiah Collins 
Pumpelly; Registrar of Pedigrees: Winchester Fitch. 

Executive Committee: Messrs. John Reynolds Totten, Chairman, George 
Austin Morrison, Jr., Henry Pierson Gibson, William Isaac Walker, William B. 
O. Field, the President and Treasurer Ex-Officio. 

Publication Committee: Messrs. George Austin Morrison, Jr., Chairman, 
Henry Reed Stiles, M.D., Hopper Striker Mott, Tobias Alexander Wright, 
Josiah Collins Pumpelly and Edward Doubleday Harris. 

Committee on Heraldry: Gen. James Grant Wilson, Chairman, Messrs. 
Charles Landon Jones and Charles Pryer. 

Committee on Research: Mr. William Austin Macy, M.D., Chairman, 
Rev. John Cornell, for Southern Rhode Island, Messrs. George W. Cocks, for 
Long Island, John E. Stillwell, M.D., for Monmouth County, New Jersey, 
Alphonso T, Clearwater, for Ulster County, New York, Mrs. G. W. Smith, for 
Suffolk County, New York, and Windham County, Conn., Miss Lucy D. Akerly, 
for Suffolk County, New York, Messrs. Tobias A. Wright, for Washington 
County, N. Y., Edward Myers, for Westchester County, N. Y., William M. 
DuBois, for White Plains, N. Y., Mrs. Charles Dod Ward, for Oswego, N. Y., 
Mr. Rufus King, for Suffolk County, N. Y., William A. Macy, M.D., for Seneca 
County, N. Y., Evelyn Briggs Baldwin and Charles Landon Jones, for Litch- 
field County, Conn. Tlie Corresponding Members for 1907 were re-appointed 
for 1908. 

Mr. Totten then stated the urgent need for larger quarters and suggested 
the securing of a lot adjoining the present buildmg for the erection of a new 
Society Building. 

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After a general discussion it was, on motion, duly seconded, Resolved that 
a Committee be appointed to examine, inquire and take into consideration the 
advisability of a new building and to report to the next meeting of the Board 
of Trustees. 

The Chair thereupon appointed Messrs. Mott, Walker, Field, Morrison, 
Totten and Pell as such a Committee. 

On motion, duly seconded, the Executive Committee were authorized to 
publish a list of Officers and Members, with a statement of the substance of the 
Reports of the Executive Committee, Treasurer, etc., for the year 1907. 

The Treasurer then reported the financial condition of the Society to date. 

On motion duly seconded the Publication Committee was directed to report 
at the next meeting the progress of the publications in The Record of the Staten 
Island Church Records and the estimated cost of printing, indexing and bind- 
ing a complete volume, to be known as Volume IV' of the Society Collections. 

On separate motions, duly seconded, the matter of Refreshments at the 
Regular Meetings of the Society was referred to the Executive Committee, 
with power, and the salaries for the year igo8 were adjusted and fixed. 

The Chairman of Committee on Resolutions on the late Rev. Dr. Dwight 
then reported action had been taken, and presented the bound pamphlet of the 
engrossed resolutions and on motion duly seconded, the President and 
Secretary were directed to sign same and attach the seal of the Society and to 
forward the pamphlet to Mrs. Dwight. 

There being no further business, the meeting was on motion duly seconded 


Dyckman. — Nagel. — Post.— Brown. — Johannes' Dyckman (Jan') of 
Kingsbridge, N, Y., whose dates according to a descendant were: b. 6 May, 
1682; m. 2 March, 1701; d. 10 Dec, 1730; m. Deborah Nagel, b. 23 Feb., 1684; 
d. 1734. Who was the said Deborah Nagel? Was she not step-sister of 
Johannes Dyckman above, and dau. of Jan and Rebecca (Waldron) Nagel? 
Riker, however, said Jan and Rebecca's dau. Deborah Nagel m. Robt. West- 
gate. (See Dutch Ch. Rec.) Could not the said Deborah have m. Westgate in 
1720, after the death of Johannes Dyckman, whose death above might have 
been 1703, instead of 1730. 

Jan' Dyckman had a grand-daughter Ann Hedley, who m. Jacob Post, 
what relation was the said Jacob to .Mary, dau. of Martin Post, who m. William 
Dyckman, and had sons William and Evert Dyckman, who went West many 
years ago. 

The undersigned would like to communicate with any descendants of the 
said western William and Evert Dyckman, in the interest of a short account 
of the Dyckmans of Kingsbridge, which she is compiling. 

Magdalena Dyckman m. before 1742 Evert Bruyn or Brown; Jemima 
Dyckman, her niece, m. another Evert Brown. What relation were these 
Evert Browns to each other? Wanted their ancestry and descendants. 

L. D. AKERLY, 550 Park Ave , New York City. 

King. — John King of Mansfield, Conn., purchased land at Norwich, Conn., 
on 3 June, 1747, and later, as of Amenia Precinct, Dutchess County, N. Y., pur- 
chased other land at Norwich, Conn., on i Dec, 1767. He had known issue, a 
son William of Norwich, Conn., 1763, and a son John of Mansfield, Conn., 1760. 
John King (John) of Mansfield, Conn., m. 6 July, 1760, at Norwich, Conn., 
Elizabeth Birchard, dau. of Mr. Daniel Birchard, late of Mansfield, deceased, 
and had issue, b. at Mansfield, John, Elizabeth, Anne, Asa. Any information 
in regard to the ancestry of the first John King of Mansfield would be highly 
appreciated. There are indications that he may have been of kin to Hezekiah 
King of Mansfield, prior to 1725 (The Weymouth King Family), or perhaps of 
kin to The Northampton King Family. 

GEORGE AUSTIN MORRISON, JR., 43 Cedar St., New York City. 

Kip. — Catharine Kip, b. 8 Oct., 1790, in Ulster County, N. Y., was a dau. of 
John Kip. The date 01 his birth and the names of his father and mo.ther is 

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desired. He m. Christina Snook, What were the names of her parents and 
were they from Rhinebeck? 

Low. — Westvaal. — Jannetje Low m. Anthony Freer on 30 Oct., 1761. 
Who were her parents? Claartjen Westvaal of Minnisink m. Solomon Freer, 
22 Sept., 1721. When was she b. and who were her father and mother? Was 
she a dau. of Johannes Westvaal who m. Maritie Jacobse Cool? 

H. c. MC COLLUM, 1320 WiUiamette Boulevard, Portland, Ore. 

Marcy. — Information is wanted concerning the ancestry of Dorothy 
Newell, wife of Hon. William Learned Marcy, Governor of New York, and 
Secretary of War under President Polk. Dates and places of her birth, mar- 
riage and death; her father's name, dates and places of his birth, marriage and 
death; her mother's name, and whatever is known of the Newell family of 
Southbridge, Mass., is earnestly desired. 

Edson. — I am compiling a genealogical account of the ancestors and 
descendants of Nathan Edson and his wife Mary Hall. Nathan was the son of 
Nathan, son of Samuel, son of Samuel, son of Samuel who came to Salem 
about 1639 from England; he was a soldier of the Revolution, and first settler 
of Stockbridge, New York. Any one having any information about any of the 
ancestors or descendants of Nathan Edson are requested to communicate 
with me. george thomas edson, Rumley, Van Buren Co., Ark. 

Mayo. — I am compiling a brief history of the descendants of John Mayo of 
Roxbury, Mass., and of the Rev. John Mayo of Barnstable, Mass., and any facts 
and material of an historical or biographical nature, bearing on the use of this 
name will be highly appreciated, and all information gladly received in order 
to compile a full genealogical record. Chester g. mayo, u. s. n.. 

Navy Yard, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

MoNNETT. — In New York in the Revolution appears the record of Anges 
Monett, as an enlisted man in the Orange County Militia (p. 255). Who can 
give any further information concerning him, his ancestors or descendants? 

In " Report, State Historian, Col. Ser., Vol. II, p. 499, appears the record of 
Abraham Munnett (phonetic spelling was Monnett), as ensign 1738 in Capt. 
Thos. Van Pelt's Co. of Richmond Co. Militia, Richard Stillwell, Col. I am 
inclined to think he was a son of Isaac Monnett of Calvert Co., Maryland. 
Who can give any further information concerning him, his ancestry or 

I am interested in any one of the name, as variously spelled: Monet, 
Monete, Monette, Monnet, Monnete, Monett, Monnett, Monnette, Munnett, 
Munnitt, Money, Maunay, etc. orra e. monnette, 

406 Merchant Trust B'ld'g, Los Angeles, Cal. 


The Bibliographer's Manual of American History, by Thomas 
Lindsley Bradford, M.D. Edited and revised by Stan. V. Henkels. Vol. I, 
A to E, Nos. 1-1,600, pp. 340; Vol. II, F to L, Nos. 1,601-3,103, pp. 349. Cloth, 
Royal 8vo, Press of Maurice H. Power, Philadelphia, Pa. 1907. 

This work, which will ultimately reach five volumes, contains an account 
of all State, Territory, Town and County histories relating to the United States 
with verbatim copies of their titles and useful bibliographical notes, together 
with the prices at which they have been sold for the last forty years. The 
final volume will consist of two indices arranged alphabetically, one of short 
titles of authors, under the names of the States; the other of titles of subjects, 
localities, names of towns; the references in both these indices being to the 
number of the book in the author-title. This comprehensive list fills a long felt 
want among historians, librarians and collectors, and it is reasonable to 
predict will be the standard reference book on Americana for years to come. 
The subject matter evinces the greatest care and research and a through 
digest of all catalogues, lists and copyrighted publications, while the plan and 
scope of the work reflects the highest credit on the compiler and editor. No 
library of any pretension should be without this Manual and it should prove 

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invaluable to those interested in historical subjects. The type, paper, com- 
position and binding leave nothing to be desired and form practical working 
volumes, which deserve extensive patronage and success. 

The Cherokee Indians, with special reference to their relations with the 
United States Government, by Thomas Valentine Parker, Ph.D. Cloth, i2mo, 
pp. 116. The Grafton Press. 1907. 

This small volume is a valuable addition to the Grafton Historical Series 
and in style, typography and binding fully up to the high standard set by these 
publishers. The treatment of the American Indian by the Federal Govern- 
ment has been the subject of so much ignorant and prejudiced criticism that 
any authoritative study of the problem will be more than welcome. The 
Cherokees being one of the "five civilized tribes," of a high order of intelli- 
gence and civilization, and largely Christians, are admirable examples of the 
application of Federal principals and policies to the Indian question. The 
wtjrk is well arranged, clearly and forcibly written, and evidences much 
research on the part of its author to establish his facts. It will be a valuable 
addition to literature already printed on this subject. 

Dunham Genealogy. English and American Branches, by Isaac 
Watson Dunham, A.M. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 363. Press of Bulletin Print, Norwich, 
Conn. 1907. Full Index. 

This work sets forth the general records of families named Dunham in 
England and the claim of specific descent of Deacon John Dunham from Sir 
John Dunham of Schrooby. The compiler as^serts that "John Dunham, the 
emigrant," was identical with that "John Goodman," whose name appears as 
one of the signers of the Mayflower pact of 11 November, 1620, and that he 
adopted the Goodman name to escape religious persecution. This assumption 
appears to be unsupported by any substantial proof and is the more improbable 
in that no other signer of the pact used an "alias " or substituted a false name. 
Much time, labor and ingenuity has been expended upon tracing the Dunham' 
descendants in America and the record appears to be complete and accurate. 
It is to be regretted that the system of indicating genealogical descent and' 
indexing is one pecular to Mr. Dunham and not the standard and accredited 
system. The book is illustrated with a cut of the Dunham Arms in colors and 
portraits of ancestors. 

Record of the Fargo Family, by John J. Giblin. Morocco, i2mo, 
pp. 32. Privately printed. Press of The American Bank Note Co. 1907. 

A brief and well arranged genealogy of the descendants of Moses Fargo, 
and his wife, Sarah, who emigrated from Wales about 1680 and settled at New 
London, Conn. The spirit which prompted a descendant to collect and place 
in permanent printed form the genealogy of this early New England family 
should be highly commended as it preserves for all time a record of a family of 
commercial importance. The press work is excellent and the pamphlet is well 
bound and contains a full index of names. 

Some Special Studies in Genealogy. I. American Emigrants- 
Row to Trace Their English Ancestry, by Gerald Fothergill. II. The 
Quaker Records, by Josiah Newman, F. R. Hist. Soc. III. The Gene- 
alogy of the Submerged, by Charles A. Bernau. Cloth, i2mo, pp. 96 
Press of Dunn Collin & Co., London. 1908. 

For those unskilled in the intricacies of the English Record Offices this 
little work will prove invaluable, setting forth, as it does clearly and tersely, 
the successive steps to be followed in tracing our English forbears. It is 
astonishing to learn that a complete alphabetical list of all Quaker births, 
marriages and deaths from about 1650 down to the present time can be found 
at Devonshire House, whereby any Quaker descendant can in a few moments 
find his ancestry, if recorded. The chapter on the Genealogv of the Submerged, 
viz.: paupers, vagrants, tramps, bastards and removed fam'ilies, is a revelation 
of a hitherto unexplored source of family history and in defence of such search- 
ing it may be quoted that one of the great-grandmothers of Queen Anne was 
only a poor bar-maid of a public house. This complete small book should be 
consulted by any one contemplating searching among the English records. 

142 Book Notices. [April, 

Heraldry as Art, by G. W. Eve. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 308. Full index. 
Published by B. T. Batsford, 94 High Holborn. Imported by Charles Scrib- 
ner's Sons. Press of The Selwood Printing Works, Frame and London. 1907. 

This work fills a long desired want and the author is to be highly com- 
plimented upon his simple, direct and scholarly treatment of an intricate 
science. Perhaps no art has suffered more at the hands of ignorant and unskill- 
ful craftsmen than the gentle art of tracing coat-armor. In spite of numerous 
treatises on the subject, the modern use of heraldry in architecture, painting, 
cermanics, decorations and sculpture has been lamentably bad, in part owing 
to the difficulty in acquiring a sound knowledge of the subject, and in part due 
to the inherent desire of modern workmen to improve or create new forms for 
what the ancient designers had developed into an exact science. Mr. Eve has 
not only recognized the inartistic results of modern heraldic decoration, but 
has set about pointing out the plain path to a revival of correct chivalric 
picture-painting and has compiled an admirable guide for future illustrators. 
His work is a " book beautiful" in selection and finish of type and in clearness 
of illustration — some of the cuts being almost as fine as engravings, and those 
illustrations made from his own design indicate artistic conception and feeling 
of a high order. The author's style is clear and terse, the lesson taught in the 
text bemg the more easily learned because the opinions are modestly advanced 
and courteously expressed. The book deserves liberal patronage and will be a 
most desirable addition to the collections of those bibliophiles interested in 
artistic subjects. 

Genealogy of the Hill, Dean, Pinckney, Austin, Barker, 
Anderson, Rhoades and Finch Families, by Franklin Couch, LL.B, 
Cloth, small Quarto, pp. 129. Full index. Printed for private circulation by 
Newburgh Journal Co. 1907. 

This comprehensive genealogy of seven prominent families, related to the 
Hill Family, was completed from data furnished by Mr. Uriah Hill, Jr., of 
Peekskill, N. Y., who was greatly interested in perpetuating a record of his 
forefathers for all time. It is an encouraging sign for future genealogical 
research in this State when one of such practical business life as Mr. Hill 
devotes his leisure hours to sustaining and advancing Mr. Couch in collecting 
such records as these. The line is traced in detail from Anthony Hill, an 
Englishman, born in Holland, who came to America in 1720, settled in New 
York City and eventually removed to Fox Meadows, now part of Scarsdale, 
Westchester Co., N. Y. The book is well printed, in legible type with good 
margins, and while the arrangement of heads of families does not show the full 
line of descent at a glance, yet the numerical system employed enables one to 
turn back to the preceeding ancestor with ease and despatch. The work 
should receive a welcomed place among the standard genealogies of New York 
State families. 

History and Genealogy of the Herne Family, from A.D. 1066 to 
A.D. 1907, by William T. Herne. Cloth, Svo, pp. 753. Press of Examiner 
Printing Co., Independence, Mo. 1907. 

Although the author of this work heads its title with the words "Brief 
History," the size of the volume and the voluminous data dealt with all bear wit- 
ness to a marvelous amount of patience, industry and perseverance. Asa record 
of William Herne, the London merchant, who came to America in 1680, and of 
others bearing the Herne name, whenever and wherever mentioned in Mss., 
State, County, Town and Family records, and newspaper of the day, this book 
will be found most complete and Mr. Herne is to be congratulated upon the 
successful result of years of study and research. It is profusely illustrated with 
wood cut portraits of the Hemes and their numerous descendants, and while 
the fact that it has no full name index and is not arranged according to 
genealogical methods will militate against its utility as a work of general 
reference, nevertheless it will be treasured by those whose families appear 
in its pages. 

Genealogy of the Jaquett Family, by Edwin Jaquett Sellers. Re- 
vised Edition — Limited to 100 copies. Cloth, Svo, pp. 220, Press of Allen, 
Lane & Scott, Philadelphia. 1907. 

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This record of an ancient Delaware Family, in type, press work, quality of 
paper and illustrations, attains a standard seldom reached in genealogical 
publications. The author traces his descent in unbroken lineage from Pierre 
Jaquet, citizen of Geneva, Switzerland, about 1500, who was the ancestor of 
Jean Paul Jaquet, the first of his name in this country, in the year 1654. The 
early records of this family when in Geneva and Nuremberg arc given with 
extraordinary completeness and the expense, time and care which must have 
been devoted to searching for, examining and transcribing thi-sc Swiss and 
German records would seem enormous. The author has arranged the names 
upon a numerical plan, which is somewhat confusing to the average student of 
genealogy, and while this system lends itself to ready reference, when studied 
and thoroughly comprehended, yet its general utility is not to be compared 
with the standard plan, followed by the chief magazines and publications. An 
individual and thus necessarily limited system of indicating descent can never 
be consulted with ease and expedition by the general reading public, no matter 
how clear and perfect it may seem to its deviser. The book is fully indexed 
and well worth acquisition by those who desire a select library of genealogical 

Lane Genealogies, Volume III, compiled by James Hill Fitts. Cloth, 
8vo, pp. 439. The Nair-Letter Press, Exeter, N. Y. 1906. Full Index. 

This is the concluding volume of the series and deals with the English 
Family of Lane settled at Rickmansworth, Hejafordshire. England, 1542-1758; 
Job Lane of Maiden, Mass., 1649; James Lane of Casco Bay. .Maine. 1650, and 
Edward Lane of Boston, Mass.. 1657. The compiler, now deceased, has 
collected a valuable number of records, and after arranging the varied 
families — not necessarily related— has placed them in such genealogical form 
as to render the task of the future family historian in continuing the lines 
comparatively easy. The extracts from English wills of Lane are particularly 
interesting and the fact that from 1662-1816, or about one hundred and fifty 
years, the Job Lane family received an annual rental from the English estates, 
is an unparalleled instance in New England history. So few of the early 
Colonial families can make the connecting link with English ancestry of good 
yeoman stock that every additional work tracing origin in the Old Country is 
more than welcome. The book is the production of a scholar and merits 
the highest praise, not only for its accuracy and research, but for the admirable 
style of arrangement and letter press. It is well illustrated with portraits and 
pictures of the Lane kith and kin. 

Genealogies of the Lewis and Kindred Families, edited by John 
Meriwether McAllister and Lura Boulton Tandy. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 416. Press 
of E. W. Stephens Publishing Co., Columbia, Mo. 1906. Full Index. 

The authors of this interesting record frankly avow their desire to compile 
a genealogy of the Lewis Family of Virginia rather than a biographical record 
of their ancestry and have completed a work of value and utility. Every 
item of importance in public or private records has been secured and given its 
place in the pages or the book. The press work, paper and binding are 
excellent, without being extravagant, and the reading matter is tersely set 
forth. The arrangement of the lines of descent and the index are unusual, 
an individual system being used rather than a standard one. No matter how 
clear and simple such may be to the authors, it is difficult for the general student 
of genealogy and to this extent the usefulness of the book will be crippled. 

Macomber Genealogy, by Rev. Everett S. Stackpole. Paper, 8vo, pp. 
88. Press of The Journal Company, Lewiston, Me. 1907. 

A well arranged genealogical record of John Macomber of Taunton. Mass., 
1643, and his descendants, brother of William Macomber of Diixbury. 1638. 
The compiler has taken particular pains to trace the Revolutionary and May- 
flower ancestry and his search among public and private records appears to be 
exhaustive. He further gives full notes upon those in England and .Scotland 
bearing the Macomber name and a frank criticism and description of the 
several alleged Macomber coats-of-arms. which in most cases appear t«> have 
been made to order. His disavowal of all pretensions in regard to the right to 


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coat-armor without ample proof of authority to bear same is encouragmg in 
this age of sham pedigrees and impossible royal descents. Mr. Stackpole has 
gone to some expense^in collecting and publishing this record, and his appeal 
for subscribers to the book deserves generous response, particularly as the 
contemplated genealogy of William Macomber of Marshfield, 1638, cannot be 
issued unless the sales of the present genealogy warrant the future volume. It 
is to be regretted that no present index has been printed, although the intention 
is to index both Volumes, when the second volume is issued. 

An Abstract of a Genealogical Collection, by Malcolm Macbeth. 
Volume I. Paper, Small Quarto, pp. 50. Press of Nixon-Jones Printing Co., 
St. Louis, Mo. 

The idea of this preliminary publication is to place data so far collected 
before the public in such shape that members and kinsman of the Macbeth 
Family will be interested in correcting all errors and forwarding such additional 
information as they may possess. The names of a number of Huguenot 
families will be found on these pages, with facsimiles of original signatures, etc., 
and it is earnestly hoped that those related will make many additions to the 
compiler's store of genealogical history. The completed genealogy will con- 
tain over 55 portraits of ancestors, and about 75 pictures of houses occupied, 
monuments, tombstones, etc., and be issued in three volumes. 

Men of America. A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporaries. Edited 
by John W. Leonard. Cloth. 8vo, pp. 2,188. Press of L. R. Hamersly & Co., 
New York. 1908. 

The utility of this work cannot be questioned and the list of names appears 
to be a fairly representative one in view of the difficulty of choice involved. A 
number of like publications have been issued during the past few years and 
contain many prominent names omitted from the present work, so that the 
editor seems to have produced a selective rather than comprehensive book. 
The magnitude of his task, however, precludes perfection and the list of 
biographies will be welcome as a ready book'of reference. 

New England Family History, Vol. I, April i, 1908, No. 4. Edited 
and published by Henry Cole Quinby, A.B., LL.B. Paper, Royal 8vo, pp. 42. 
New York. 1908. 

This quarterly has undertaken to place in print the genealogical records of 
families of Maine and Massachusetts. Its pages will doubtless be devoted to 
printing the history of those early settlers, whose families have been less 
prominent and hence more neglected than the original Colonial leaders and 
their descendants. This purpose at once entitles it to a safe place upon the 
shelves of all historical-genealogical libraries and will result in the preservation 
of data rapidly becoming most difficult to secure. The magazine is well 
illustrated and printed and should do considerable work in the line selected. 

New Jersey Archives, First Series, Volume XXVI, Newspaper Extracts, 
Volume VII, 1768-1769, Edited by William Neilson. Cloth, 8vo. pp.649. Full 
index. The Call Printing and Publishing Co. 1904. 

A continuation of the publication of Documents relating to the Colonial 
History of the State, the present volume consisting of extracts from American 
Newspapers relating to New Jersey. No more instructive and valuable work 
could have been undertaken by the New Jersey Historical Society than this 
admirable digest of the Colonial press and its utility to future historians of 
New Jersey renders this series invaluable. The time and labor expended in 
searching and transcribing items from the contemporary journals, both local 
and foreign, must have been great and the decision as to the importance of the 
items must have required nicety of judgment and sound historical ability. 
The example set by the New Jersey Society should be followed by other State 
Historical Societies in regard to their own commonwealths, and funds expended 
in such research and publication cannot fail to yield a large return in member- 
ship and donations. These books are printed in clear, legible type and the 
pages bound for service, rather than ornament. The entire series, to which 

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Volume XXVI is a worthy addition, should be a delight to scholars and should 
be found upon the shelves of every library of any pretention throughout the 
United States. 

Collections of the New York Historical Society for the year 1900. 
Abstract of Wills. Volume IX. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 373. Printed by the Society 
New York. 1901. 

This fine publication is a continuation of the Series of Abstracts of Wills 
on file in the Surrogate's Office of the City of New York, and contains the Wills 
filed and proved from 7 January, 1777 to 7 February, 1783, with Letters of Ad- 
ministration from 17 January, 1779, to 18 February, 1783. The period covered 
by this volume is peculiarly interesting, embracing as it does the most im- 
portant years of the Revolutionary War, and its subject matter proves beyond 
dispute that any impression that wills were not recorded during the struggle 
for liberty is erroneous. Both the British and the State Governments exercised 
probate jurisdiction during the war, the former covering New York City, Long 
Island, Staten Island and the lower part of Westchester County, while the 
latter covered the remaining part of the Province of New York. At the end of 
the War, Samuel Bayard, the last Royal Secretary delivered over to Lewis 
Allaire Scott, Deputy State Secretary, some 709 original wills, probate and 
administration papers, etc., and also the volumes of recorded wills. The 
record from Colonial to State Government is thus continuous and full, and this 
volume of the Historical Society should be a mine of information to those 
interested in the history and genealogy of the patriots and tories. The book is 
clearly printed, has an exhaustive index of names and is fully up to the high 
standard set by the Society in all its publications. Great praise should be 
accorded to Mr. William S. Pelletreau, the compiler, for his mvaluable labors 
in this field. 

^ Genealogical Collections Relating to the Families of Noblet, 
with some particular account of William Noblit of Middletown Township, 
Chester County (now Delaware County), Pennsvlvania, U. S. A. Compiled by 
John Hyndman Noblit. Cloth, 8vo, pp.400. Printed for private circulation by 
Ferris & Leach. I906. 

This is a most complete collection of data concerning the family records of 
those named Noblat, Noblot and Noblets of France; Noblet and Noblett of 
Great Britain; Noblet, Noblett, Noblit and Noblitt of America, illustrated by 
facsimiles of the several coat-armors used by the various families in France. 
'Tho the name is an unusual one, Mr. Noblit has gathered together a mass of 
important material, and while he has made no attempt at genealogical arrange- 
ment, the gleanings are now preserved for all time and will prove a mine of 
information for future searchers in this field. Each French record is followed 
by its careful translation, and the style of arranging and printing this work is 
heartily to be commended, while a full index renders all references ready and 
time saving. The task of putting the different records into type was no light 
one and the entire appearance of the book reflects high credit upon the 
intelligence and artistic facilities of its compiler. 

The Ogden Family in America, Elizabethtown Branch and Their 
English Ancestry, compiled by William Ogden Wheeler. Edited by 
Laurence VanAlstyne and Rev. Charles Burr Ogden, Ph.D. Cloth, Quarto, 
pp. 532. Full Index. Printed for Private Circulation by J. B. Lippincott 
Company, Philadelphia. 1907. With a Second Volume of 37 Charts showmg 
Descent of Female Lines. 

The lives of John Ogden, the Pilgrim, and his descendants, K540-1906, 
inspired this magnificent work, one of the finest ^ever published in this country, 
and in searching out and arranging the historical and genealogical matter 
incorporated in the book the compiler, who unfortunately died before the 
completion of his task, erected an everlasting monument to his industry, ability 
and family pride. It is difficult to review the characteristics of this volume, 
when all it contains is admirable and beyond criticism. No less than 30 general 
illustrations and 54 portraits are incorporated in the family history and the 
diversity of type, mtncate press- work, beautiful paper and margins all make it 



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a masterpiece of composition. The genealogical system of arranging the 
names not only follows the most approved custom but in some regards is an 
actual improvement upon the standard arrangement — the ancestral chain, 
given after the name of each descendant having issue, showing the full line of 
descent at a glance and each descendant having his or her own number. 
Ancestors of any line can be turned to instantly. The index of names might 
have referred to the name number instead of the page number, and thus 
obviated some delay in looking down the page for the name, but this is a 
debatable improvement. The history of this family discloses a long line of 
patriots — many of whom held positions of the highest responsibility and trust 
in the community and none of whom were unworthy of perpetual record. 
This work is a model for all would-be family historians to follow and neither 
years nor progress in the art of book-making will make obsolete this volume or 
take from it the unique quality of being as perfect as human skill can make it. 

Ontario Historical Society. Papers and Records. Volume VIII. 
Paper, 8vo, pp. 228. Published by the Society, Toronto. 1907. 

This is a continuation of the admirable series of publications of this Society 
and the present volume is fully as interesting as the seven preceeding books. 
It contains well written articles on The Insurrection in the Short Hills in 1838; 
The Hamiltons of Queenstown, Kingston and Hamilton, and three papers on 
Kingston History, together with the Church Records of the Niagara Peninsular, 
Stamford and Chippewa, and Extracts from the Cummings Papers. The 
annals of early Canadian settlers are being rapidly gathered together and put 
into reference shape by this excellent Society. 

Portsmouth and Newcastle, New Hampshire, Cemetery Inscrip- 
tions, by Arthur H. Locke. Paper, 8vo, pp. 44. Portsmouth, Privately 
Printed. 1907. 

This interesting record consists of abstracts from some two thousand of the 
oldest tombstones in the cities of Portsmouth and Newcastle, N. H., and is 
supplementary to material already published in the New Englattd Register. 
It completes the vital statistics of the early settlers of Portsmouth and its 
alphabetical arrangement of names, abbreviation marks of locality and form of 
printing attest to the time, labor and care of the compiler. It is due to the 
generosity and genealogical sense of such men as Mr. Locke that this country 
will in time have secured as complete a record of its early colonists as can be 
obtained at this late day. 

Shakers of Ohio. Papers concerning the Shakers of Ohio, with LTn- 
published Manuscripts, by J. P. McLean, Ph.D. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 415. Press of 
L. J. Heer Printing Co., Columbus, O. 1907. 

It is somewhat paradoxical that any historical-genealogical record should 
be kept of a sect whose foundation principle was opposed to the perpetuation 
of the race. Nevertheless the story of the rise of the Shaker Communities in 
Ohio and their present decline and disintergration is interesting reading and 
the author has accomplished a fine task in collecting and printing these 
records, fast going to decay and destruction. Shakerism was promoted in this 
country by Ann Lee in 1779 at New Lebanon, Columbia Co., N. Y., where 
the parent community established itself and under the leadership and revel- 
ations of this extraordinary woman, claiming to be a manifestation of the 
second coming of Christ, the sect flourished and spread throughout the 
United States. The book is well illustrated with portraits, pictures of Shaker 
communities and homes, and will prove a mine of information to those 
interested in the growth and fall of a peculiar people. 

Historical Manual of the Congregational Church of Topsfield, 
Mass., 1663-1907. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 60. Published by the Church Press of A. T. 
Merrill, Topsfield, Mass. 

This early Colonial ch"urch was organized in 1663 with the Rev. Thomas 
Gilbert as minister. The early town records, which also contained the church 
records prior to 25 March, 1659, were lost by fire, and the first volume of 
church registers commences in 1684, when the membership was 49, viz.: 22 

'9o8.) Book Notices. 


males and 27 families. This little book, setting forth, as it does, the simple 
annals of a quiet parish, should be interesting reading to the descendants of the 
u '^i""" ^""^ ^^^ parishioners. The biographical sketches of the Ministry of 
the Church evince careful research and preparation and the book is a fit 
memorial of a religious establishment which did much to sustain and advance 
the early colonists of Massachusetts. 

English Ancestry of Governor William Tracy of Virginia, 1620, 
AND OF His Only Son, Lieutenant Thomas Tkacv of Sai f m Mass ano 
Norwich, Conn., by Dwight Tracy. M.D., D.U.S. Paper, Quarto, pp. ji 
Press of The Journal of American History, New Haven, Conn. 1908. 

This pamphlet is of unusual interest in that it proves beyond peradventure 
that the English Pedigree of Tracy, printed in |. Hritton's " Toddington " in 1K40, 
is erroneous and incomplete, in setting forth that William Tracy, who married 
Mary, daughter of Sir John Conway of Arrow, Co. Warwick, died without issue. 
Britton was a leading English authority and without doubt compiled his 
genealogical chart of the Family of Tracy from ancient deeds, records and 
Heraldic visitations. His error is shown clearly by the early letters of William 
Tracy and records of the Virginia Co., wherein is mentioned his wife Mary, 
son Thomas and daughter Joyce, who married Captain Nathaniel Powell. 
This son Thomas is later identified with Lt. Thomas Tracy of Watertown and 
Salem, Mass., in 1636, and thus a long line of descendants can be linked up to 
an ancienf and noble family in England, descended from Egbert, first Saxon 
King of England, 800-838 Anno Dominie. The evidence is indisputable and 
sets forth not only in reprints but in facsimile reproduction of the ancient 
documents the proof positive of the continuation of the line of William Tracy 
in Virginia and New England. Relation to English nobility and the right 
to bear coat-armor is so frequently assumed without the slightest proof save 
the statement of furnishers of ready-made pedigrees that Dr. Tracy's scholarly 
and exhaustive research should be a matter of pride to all his kin. The 
pamphlet is illustrated with a full page plate of the Tracy Arms, blazoned 
in proper colors, and a portrait of Dr. Tracy, together with excellent facsimile 
reproductions of ancient documents and pictures of the several manors and 
county seats of the family in England. 

Ancestors of Rev. William Howe Whittemore, Bolton, Ct., 1800, 
Rye, N. Y., 1885, and of his wife, Maria Clark, New York, 1803, Brooklyn, 1886, 
by William Plumb Bacon. Cloth, Quarto, pp. 124. Limited Edition. Press of 
Adkins Printing Co., New Britain, Ct. 1907. 

The compiler has charted and traced back as far as possible the several 
ancestors of the Rev. Mr. Whittemore and his wife and set forth no less than 55 
lines of descent converging in the two subjects of this work. Such method of 
genealogical record is of value and interest to the immediate family of the 
Rev. Mr. Whittemore, and from the publication of this interesting record it is 
hoped the compiler will be encouraged to devote a full genealogical volume to 
the Whittemore family only. The book is well printed but is not arranged ac- 
cording to the now well established and standard form insisted upon by the 
leading genealogical societies and the lack of an index of names must be 
deplored. The compiler frankly states that the arrangement of the work in 
his opinion renders an index superfluous but the utility of his work is thereby 
minimized and localized to individual members of the vVhittemore family. 

Mr. Thomas Floyd-Jones has issued an Svo, cloth, index to his "Floyd- 
Jones Family" reviewed in the April, 1907, Record. 

Mr. Frederic G. Mather, compiler and editor of New York in the 
Revolution, and the supplement to the same, is now engaged upon the story of 
the Refugees who crossed from Long Island to Connecticut in 1776. The 
story will include copies of all the original documents which Mr. Mather 
already has. He would, however, appreciate any information (more especially 
as to the return of the Refugees to Long Island, and the whereabouts of their 
descendants to-day) that descendants of the Refugees may have and arc 
inclined to give. His address is, Stamford, Conn. 

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December j, igoj, to March ij, igo8. 



Bacon, William Plumb. — Whittemore-Clark Genealogy. 

Bowen, Clarence Winthrop. — Reminiscences of New Hampton, N. H. 

Charles Scribner's Sons. — Heraldry As An Art. 

Commissioner of Education. — Report. 

Couch, Franklin, and Hill, Uriah, Jr. — The Hill Family. 

Davis, Walter.— Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Vol. VH. 

Dunham, Isaac W. — Dunham Genealogy. 

Fargo, James Francis. — Fargo Family. 

Fitts, Mrs. Mary C— Lane Family, Vol. HI. 

Floyd-Jones, Thomas. — Index to Floyd-Jones Genealogy. 

Gould, J. Porter. — Manual of the Topsfield Congregational Church. 

Hamersly, L. R. — Men of America. 

Hearne, William T. — Hearne History. 

Heer, Fred, J. — Shakers of Ohio. 

Henkels, Stan. V. — Bradford's Bibliographer's Manual of American History, 

2 vols. 
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New York Mayflower Society. — Year Book. 
Noblit, John Hyndman. — Noblet Genealogy. 
Randall, F. E. — Randall Genealogy. 
Sellers, Edwin Jaquett. — Jaquett Family. 

Suydam, Walter Lispenard. — St. Nicholas Society's Year Book. 
Tandy, Mrs. L. B. — Lewis and Allied Families, 
Thacher, Mrs. George Winslow. — American Presbyterianism. 
Wheeler, Miss Laura. — Ogden Family, Elizabethtown Branch, 2 vols. 
Wright, Tobias A, — Mail and Express, with Index, 6 vols. 

Pamphlets, Etc. 

Arner, G. Louis. — History of the First Congregational Church, Jefferson, Ohio. 

Ashton, N. H, E. — John Eraser, Botanist, manuscript. 

Bacon, Horace S, — Lowell Historical Society's Contributions. 

Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, — Magazine of American History. 

Brink, Benjamin M, — Olde Ulster, 

Burr, Hon. Tunis B, — Crab Meadow, Northport, L, L, Inscriptions, manuscript, 

Cambridge Historical Society, — Publications, 

Chamberlain, H, — Seneca Falls Historical Society's Report, 

Chief of Bureau. — U. S, Navy and Marine Corps Register, 

Corbett, John. — Schuyler County Chronicle. 

Cornell, Rev. John. — Newspaper Clippings, 

Dorrance, Miss Anne. — Wyoming Commemorative Association Proceedings. 

Dwight, Rev, M, E. — Genealogical Exchange, 

Dwight, Mrs. M, E,— Framed Etching of Rev. M, E. Dwight, D.D., M.D. 

Edson, George Thomas, — Pedigree of G, T. Edson, manuscript. 

First Reformed Church, — Church Tablet, 

Green, B. Frank. — Clan Gordon of Scotland, manuscript, 

Greve, Charles T. — Quarterly Publication, Historical and Philosophical Society 
of Ohio, 

Haughwout, Rev, Lefferd, M,A, — Lefferts-Haughwout Letters, manuscript. 

Holbrook, Levi, — N.E. Historical and Genealogical Register, January. 

Holcombe, the late W, F,, M,D„ and Keep, Austin Baxter. — Souvenir of the 
Westchester Library and Reading Room, 

Lefferts, Marshall Clifford, — Bijdragen tot de Geschiedenis van Overyssel. 

Leonard, I. B, — Gowanda News, newspaper, 

Macy, W, A., M.D, — Jacobus Nostrand's Syphering Book, manuscript, Benja- 
min Ferris' Note Book, manuscript. 

Mercantile Library, — Report. 

'9o8] Accessions to the Library. 


Missouri Historical Society.— Abstract of Malcolm Macbeth's Genealogical 

Collection, Vol. I. ** 

Myers, Edward.— Historical Sketch of the Third Reformed Church. Albany. 
New England Society.— Anniversary. 
New York Public Library.— Bulletin. 

Ontario Historical Society.— Report. Records, Vol. VHI 
Quinby. Henry Cole.— New England Family History. 
Roe, Mrs. Charles.— Sohier Coat of Arms, framed. 
Rowlee, \V. W.— Ulster County Tombstone Inscriptions, manuscript. Rev. 

Orlo Bartholomew's Address, manuscript. 
Salem Press Company.— Massachusetts Magazine, I, i. 
St. Mark's Church. — Year Book. 
See, Mrs. Horace.— Coal Medal. Wilkesbarre Record. Jamestown Magazine. 

N. Y. Branch of the American Red Cross. World's Work. 
Stackpole, Rev. Everett A. — Macomber Genealogy. 

Steelman, Emma J.— Baptist Burying Ground, Cape May, N. J., manuscript. 
Superinten^ient of Documents.— Check List, 3rd edition. 
Suydam, Walter Lispenard.— Pedigree of .Mrs, W. L. Suydam, Jr., manuscript. 

Report of the Daughters of the Cincinnati. Ceremonies at Fraunces' 

Tavern. Colonial \Vars Banquet. 
Terry, Miss. — Old Commercial Receipts, manuscript. 
Thacher, Mrs. George Winslow.—N. E. Historical and Genealogical Register, 

5 numbers. N. Y. Genealogical and Biographical Record, 14 numbers. 

Newburgh Historical Society's Papers, XII, XIII. 
Totten, John Reynolds. — St. Thomas" Church Year Book. Our Race News 

Tracy, Dwight, M.D., D.D.S. — Tracys in America. Arms of Tracy. Lieut. 

Thomas Tracy and " Widow Mason." 
University of Vermont. — Catalogue. 
Van Alstyne, W. B., M.D. — Newspaper clippings. 
Vanderbilt, O. DeG. — Year Book, Princeton University, Class of 1906. 
Virginia State Library. — Fourth Annual Report. Bulletin, I, i. 
W^allace, H. E. — Inskeep Genealogy, chart. Mooreheld Examiner. 
Washington, William Lanier. — Roster of the Virginia Society of the Order of 

the Cincinnati. 
Weed, Edward Franklin. — Hollingsworth Genealogical Memoranda. 
Woods, Henry E. — Report of the Public Archives Commission. 



Albany and Schenectady Counties History. 

Albany Conveyances, XIV. 

American Antiquarian Society's Proceedings. 

American Historical Magazine. 

American Jewish Historical Society's Publications. 

American Monthly Magazine. 

Annals of Iowa. 

Annals of Portsmouth. 

Annals of St. Michael's Parish. 

Archives of Maryland, 3 vols. 

Augusta, Maine, History; 

Berkshire County, Mass., Gazetteer. 

Berkshire, England, Visitations. 

Booth's History of New York City, 2 vols. 

Brodhead's Delaware Water Gap. 

Buffalo and the Senecas, 2 vols. 

Burke's Report on Rhode Island. 

Chautauqua County, N. Y., History. 

Chittenden County, Vt., Gazetteer. 

Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Loyal Legion. 

Concord, N. H., History. 

Connecticut Magazine. 

Connecticut Valley History, 2 vols. 

150 Accessions to the Library. [April, 

Descendants of Lewis Morris of Morrisania. 

Dexter Genealogy. 

Eastern Vermont History. 

Eastport and Passamaquoddy. 

Ellsworth Homestead. 

Essex Antiquarian. 

Essex Institute. 

Fiske Family Papers. 


Guilford Portraits. 

Harlem Commons History. 

Hay Family, 

Historic Homes on Long Island. 

Historical Register of Pennsylvania. 

Hough's History of Jefferson County, N. Y. 

Index Library. 

Jerseyman, 28 numbers. 

Journal of American History. ' 

Journals of Portland, Me. 

Lossing's Field Book of the Revolution, 2 vols. 

Machias, Me., History. 

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War, XV^I. 

Mather's Magnalia, 2 vols. 

Mayflower Descendant. 

McCormick Genealogy and Family Trees, 2 vols. 

Meginness* Historical Journal, I. 

Middlebury, Vt., History. 

Monroe County, N. Y., Landmark. 

Montgomery Co., Pa., History. 

Montpelier, Vt., History. 

N. E. Historical and Genealogical Register. 

Niagara County, N. Y., History. 

N. H. Genealogical Record. 

N. J. Archives, ist Se., Vol. XXVL 

N. Y. Churches, History of. 

N. Y. Historical Society's Abstracts of Wills, IX. 

Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly. 

Old and New Monongahela. 

Old Northwest Genealogical Quarterly. 

Old Sands Street Church. 

Old Westmoreland. 

Pease Genealogy. 

Pocahontas and Her Descendants. 

Porter, Me., History. 

Powers' Sangamon County Settlers. 

Rusling Family. 

St. Lawrence County, N. Y., Directory. 

Sea Kings of Norway, 3 vols. 

Some Pioneers of Washington County, Pa. 

South Church, New Haven, History. 

Stearns' First Church of Newark. 

Steele's History of New Brunswick Church. 

Thomas Mellon and His Times. 

Thornhill, York, Parish Registers. 

Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins and Schuyler County History. 

Tompkins County, N. Y., Landmarks. 

Tucker County, W. Va., History. 

Union, Me., History. 

Universities and Their Sons, 5 vols. 

Va. Magazine of History and Biography. 

Vincent's History of Delaware. 

Washington County, Pa., History. 

Wyoming, Pa., History. 

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Vol. XXXIX. NEW YORK, JULY. 1908. No. 3. 


By Hopper Striker Mott. 

The subject of this sketch was born in the mansion at Striker's 
Bay, which stood on an eminence overlooking the shores of "a 
certain cove," as the deed words it, at present 96th Street and 
Riverside Drive. He descended in the si.Kth generation from 
Jacobus Strijcker — the progenitor of the family in America — 
Magistrate of the Court of Burgomasters and Schepens, whose 
history has been heretofore told in this publication for January, 
1907. The General's grandfather, Gerret Striker, for whom he 
was named, assumed the method of spelling his name which has 
been retained by the Manhattan branch of the family and dif- 
ferentiates it from the rest of the clan. He settled at the Bay in 
1764 with his wife and son James, born Sept. 18, 1755, where he 
built his home. 

The mansion stood on the edge of the line of British defence 
before and during the Battle of Harlem Heights. This locality 
was for long periods a hotbed of discord. For many years the 
residents of the district lived in daily fear and expectation of 
incursions and indignities. Mrs. Gerrit Striker whose husband 
had lately died (Sept. 17, 1775), opposed the enlistment of her son 
for these reasons, feeling with just cause that his assistance at 
this juncture would be needed. It is known that during the 
battle he used the family wagon to convey the wounded from the 
field and that the mansion was turned into a temporary hospital. 
Many soldiers of either side were cared for here with the aid of 
his mother. Twice the house was pillaged and finally all the live 
stock was driven off. Several skirmishes between the picket 
lines occurred on the immediate premises, in one of which a 
patriot and two Tories were killed in the lane which led from the 
Bloomingdale Road. These were buried near where they fell. 
Early in the struggle some officers were quartered in the house 
and at least one party of captives was billeted on the inmates, 
pending their removal to improvised prisons at the lower end of 
the Island. James Striker joined the American army, going to 
New Jersey where he enlisted as a member of the Light Horse 
Troop, 2nd Battalion of Somerset Militia, of which his relative in 


1^4 Major- General Garrit Hopper Striker. [July, 

the same generation, John Stryker, was captain. This troop 
formed part of Washington's forces and was present at the battles 
of Trenton, in Dec, 1776, Princeton, in Jan., 1777, Germantown, in 
Oct. of that year, and Monmouth, in June, 1778. It was during his 
absence that these incursions occurred. The place was again 
invaded by the enemy in 1781. The slaves and servant men 
were driven off and the women compelled for days to cook and 
attend to the wants of their captors. 

Yet a boy when his enlistment expired, a longing for home 
caused Striker, in the summer of 1780, to set out towards that goal. 
On reaching the ancestral habitation of his Captain, at Millstone, 
N. J., he was fitted out as a yeoman and in this disguise proceeded 
on his way. At Tilly Tudlum, just north of Fort Lee, he suc- 
ceeded in getting a boat wherewith he reached the shores of his 
mother's property "in the enemy's country." Soon after his 
arrival he took out a license from the Secretary of the Province 
on Sept. 23, to marry Mary, dau, of Johannes and Wyntje (Dyck- 
raan) Hopper. She lived only six years, dying at the age of 
twenty-six, on Sept. 20, 1786. Her remains were deposited in the 
Hopper burial ground, at the southwest corner of Ninth Avenue 
and 50th Street. Three children resulted from this union, viz.: 
i. Ann, b. Feb. 23, bap. June 25, 1781; d. unm. April 12, 

ii. Lavinia (Winifred), b. May 27, 1782; m. Jordan Mott, 
at Striker's Bay, Sept. 24, 1801; d. at *' Mott's Point," 
March 16, 1862. 
iii. Garrit Hopper, b. March 29, 1784. 

After James Striker's death the mansion became a tavern. 
In 1841 Joseph Francis was its landlord. The years of his 
tenancy were memorable for the number of noted personages 
who assembled there. Poe and his child wife, Virginia, spent 
the summers of 1843 and 1844 in a cottage near by which stood at 
84th Street. While he resided in Bloomingdale he wrote that 
that notable poem, The Raven, and it was his habit to wander 
down the declivity to the shores of the bay. Often did he occupy 
a seat on Francis's piazza to enjoy the prospect and commune 
with his friends and familiars, of whom the names of Woodward, 
Morris, Willis, English, the author of Ben Bolt, and the lawyer- 
poet, William Ross Wallace, are recalled. Trees of tremendous 
girth and height were on the ground, one of which, "a grand old 
elm," inspired Morris to compose that noble lyric, Woodman, 
Spare that Tree. In 1837, wrote the poet, he caught a tenant of 
the property in the act of cutting it down for firewood. "The 
old gentleman," with whom he was walking, asked the iconoclast 
what it was worth when felled, and ascertaining that ten dollars 
would prevent its destruction, paid the price and exacted an 
agreement in writing that it should be saved. We have Morris's 
testimony that in 1862 it was still standing. 

Under the tavern's successive bonifaces it became a noted 
resort for excursions, target-shooting, etc. There was a dock and 
small station of the Hudson River Railroad on the grounds. 
The lawn fronting the river made a fine dancing floor, and at the 

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rear of the house were found the targets. A well-known cleriry- 
man is authority for the statement that here was a scene of 
sylvan beauty unsurpassed, and that he had never in his long life 
been m so entrancing a spot. The property was sold in June 
1856, and the house was destroyed by fire in the early sixties' 
when Robert Pennoyer was its landlord. 

The youngest child and only son of the family passed his 
boyhood at his father's house and after an education which 
befitted his position, started his business career with monev 
supplied by his grandfather. In 180 1, at the age of seventeen 
he was living at 181 Broadway. He was a merchant in 18^3 at 
55 Broad Street and in 1852 and 1853 the directory places his 
office at 78 Broadway with his son Garrit, although military 
headquarters continued to be his downtown centre, he having 
exhibited a marked aptitude for that career. An early bio- 
graphical sketch of him asserts that he had before his twenty- 
second year proved himself a good soldier and thereafter an 
efficient officer, panting for service and eager for the attainment 
of those laurels which can be earned alone in such employ. At 
the age of 26, he was commissioned Lieutenant in the 5lh N. Y. 
Regiment, 2nd Brigade of Infantry, under Col. J. W. Mulligan, 
with rank from March 25, 1809. On the breaking out of the 
Second War with England he was assigned as Captain of the 4th 
Company in the 5th Regiment of Volunteers. Isaac A. van Hook 
having succeeded Mulligan in command. During the excited 
period of the fortifying of Bloomingdale Heights, while he was 
living at Striker's Bay, he attended the different calls of his home 
ward (the Ninth) and was active in obtaining subscriptions and 
laborers. Meetings were held in Rodger's Tavern, at 70th Street 
and Bloomingdale Road, which were attended by the neighbors 
in a united effort to hasten the erection of defences for the safety 
of their homes, that ward in which the work was carried on 
being the centre of active preparation. When not engaged in 
a military capacity Captain Striker lent the enthusiasm of his 
youthful endeavors to stimulating others, to seeing that the 
family horses did their proper share at the works and to collect- 
ing vegetables from the farm and attending to their distribution. 
His home was so near the line of defences that he passed much 
time during their construction on the ground, and with the 
assistance of his father's slaves, aided and abetted the progress 
of the work. The regiment to which he belonged was the last 
to be regularly designated by the Committee of Defence and it 
practically completed the works on Bloomingdale Heights. 

On March 22, 1816, Striker was promoted to the rank of Major 
in the 82nd Regt., 3rd Brigade, commanded by Lieut. -Col. Joseph 
D. Fay, and in the regimental orders issued at this time, his former 
Colonel (van Hook) expressed himself in the warmest terms of 
Capt. Striker's "soldierly conduct and gentlemanly demeanor" 
while under his command. Promotion to the Lieut. -Cttk)nelcy 
of the same regiment followed April 24, 1818. He reached the 
grade of Brigadier in 1828, and rose to the rank of Major- 
General in Feb., 1837. 

156 Major-General Garrit Hopper Striker. [July, 

The General commanded the 2nd Division of tmiformed 
troops on Oct. 14, 1842, in the notable pageant that marked, 
amid great popular rejoicing, the completion of the Croton 
Water Works. In fact, he was a prominent figure in all the 
celebrations of his time, for example: the reception to ex-Presi- 
dent Lamar of Texas, in 1840; the anniversary of the Battle of 
the Thames, Oct. 5 of that year, at which Gen. Harrison won 
renown, when he served as Grand Marshal of the parade and the 
ball at Harrison's inauguration March 4, 1841, at Washington 
Hotel. "The immense ball room, the most magnificent in the 
Union, was arrayed with all the taste and elegance which the 
unrivalled Dejonge could bestow," says the newspaper report of 
the affair. In April of the same year, he was aide at the funeral 
ceremonies in Harrison's memory, and was one of the committee 
at the reception to Charles Dickens and wife who reached New 
York, Jan. 20, 1842. In June, 1843, President Tyler visited the 
city on his way to the dedication of Bunker Hill Monument. The 
great parade was held on the day of his arrival. The steamboat 
New Haven, Capt. Vanderbilt, left Castle Garden wharf on the 
17th and proceeded to Perth Amboy where the President was 
met and escorted to the city. During the funeral honors to 
Major-General Morgan Lewis, April 10, 1844, he was likewise 
conspicuous. Webster made his debut before the New York bar 
in the General's employ in May of this year. 

A "grand military ball" was tendered to the General at the 
Apollo Rooms in 1846, at which he was presented with a service 
of plate, a gold medal and a pair of " Revolutionary boots." The 
Sun of April 4 reported that the beauty and fashion of the city 
graced the occasion. London Punch printed a facetious diatribe 
anent the boots, with a picture thereof, which filled a page of 
that noted periodical. The General was also prominent at the 
funeral solemnities over the death of Andrew Jackson, and at 
the great pageant on Oct. 19, 1847, at the laying of the corner- 
stone of the Washington Monument at Hamilton Square. 

"Being the idol of the boys," says a chronicler, "the General's 
appearance with them in military costume on horseback was the 
signal for an unfailing ovation." His hair and eyes were as 
black as a raven's wing. He used to relate that he had lived in 
the Outward, in the 9th, 12th and 22nd Wards although he had 
never moved. The Evening Express dubbed him "gold snuff-box 
Striker" from his ostentatious manner of using that article. 
His speeches as reported were of a lively and spirited disposition, 
full of gracious raillery, good humored and witty withal. In 
his personal appearance he was immaculate. The N. V. Gazette 
noticed the military ball, of which he was a manager, which was 
held at the N. Y. Theatre in the Bowery, Jan. 8, 1829, to celebrate 
the victory at New Orleans. This edict of fashion was laid down 
in the advertisement announcing the event: "Small clothes are 
considered as part of full dress for officers and citizens, but 
pantaloons, having been recentl)'' admitted as appropriate 
costume, will be approved." The General was a " decided but 
reasonable Whig" and served as Deputy Receiver of Taxes on the 

IQOS.] Major-General Garrit Hopper Striker. 157 

Native American Ticket in 1844, and represented the 12th Ward 
m the Legislature in 1848. 

On June 25, 1818, General Striker (then Colonel) m. Eliza 
Bella, dau. of Capt. Alexander McDougal, of the British service 
and his wife, Mary Elsworth of New York. They continued to 
reside at Striker's Bay until John Hopper, the younger, died the 
following year, when they removed to the latter's residence 
" Rosevale" on the Hudson at the foot of what later became 53rd 
Street. It was approached by the lane which his great-grand- 
father laid out from his homestead at the Bloomingdale Road 
and 51st Street, and which ended at the mansion. It took the 
the name of Striker's Lane thereafter. Entrance was obtained to 
the grounds through two stone posterns leading to a road which 
divided around a circle lying immediately before the house and 
led to the family barns and stables. The old place was set in the 
forest with gardens to the east, and on the west massive trees to 
the water's edge. Trees such as were not deemed to be found 
within miles of the city towered overhead. Majestic peacocks 
guarded the portal and strutted about in august grandeur. 
Looking from the broad veranda, a superb river view met the 
gaze, and in the immediate foreground one saw a goldfish pond, 
surrounded by a railing on which sat plump Muscovy drakes, 
which flew at one's approach and struck the water with a re- 
sounding splash. Descending the steps to and beyond the pond, 
winding walks under the trees and by rocks and wild flowers and 
bushes, finally brought one to the billiard house, where an old- 
fashioned table, so large as to leave barely space to promenade 
around it, occupied the lower story. Upstairs were garnered the 
fruits and nuts for winter consumption. Continuing the walk, 
still under grand natural trees and along narrow meandering 
paths, the bath-house was reached, situated in a cove over the 
sandy floor of which flowed a stream whose sources were the 
springs in the pond above. The old soldier was a man of taste 
and culture and the conservatories were his great pleasure. The 
name "Rosevale" was doubly appropriate, as a large share of the 
enclosed grounds were given to rose culture, the remainder being 
a valley sloping precipitously in places but generally gradually 
towards the river, the mansion itself being the line of demark- 

Here the General maintained a boundless hospitality and 
dwelt some fifty years, constantly adding to the charms of his 
garden, his particular hobby. His numerous friends and admirers 
flocked around him and the abode was the centre of hospitality 
for leading men of the nation. On one of the window panes in 
the parlor appeared the names of Lafayette, Kossuth and Clay, 
scratched thereon with a diamond during their respective visits. 
"Old Bullion" Benton, Webster, Greeley, General Scott and other 
military celebrities, with a host of lesser lights, were welcome 
here. At the funerals of two of his distinguished friends during 
1852 Striker acted as aide in the procession in honor of the 
obsequies of Clay July 20, and as pallbearer for Webster he repre- 
sented one of the then 31 States of the Union, Nov. 16. The 

158 The Skillmatis of America and Their Kin. [July, 

General was a conspicuous figure in the New York of his day, 
strikingly like his old friend Winfield Scott. It has been said of 
him that he united in his person the gentleman and the soldier, 
the high-spirited convivialist, the good husband, the tender father, 
the kind friend — in short all the qualities that were centered in 
the gentleman of the olden time. He departed this life at his 
home on April 15, 1868. The Rev. Dr. Hutton of the Washington 
Square Church and Domine van Aken of the Bloomingdale 
Reformed Church officiated at the ceremonies held there, when a 
vast concourse thronged the spacious mansion and lined the lane 
and the street as the procession passed. His remains were 
interred in Trinity Cemetery, where a plot had been prepared 
owing to the contemplated demolition of his ancestral church 
and the consequent abandonment of the family vault. At one of 
the last services held there, his funeral discourse was preached 
by Domine van Aken, which was published in full in the Christian 
Intelligencer. In recognition of his active participation in the 
construction of the defences on Bloomingdale Heights, the 
descendants of those who aided therein, as represented by the 
Daughters of 1812, inscribed his name on the tablet placed on 
Fayerweather Hall of Columbia University to commemorate the 
defences erected during that war. 


By William Jones Skillman, Philadelphia, Pa. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX., p. 91, of The Record.) 

125. Nicholas Veghte* Skillman (John,* Benjamin,* Isaac,' 
Thomas,' Thomas'), b. March i, 1800; m. (i) Susan Howell; m. (2) 
May 30, 1830, Eliza Naylor (b. April 10, 1810). Had one child by 
first wife, seven by the second, all b. at Lambertville. N. J.: 

i. Lavinia,' b. 1825; m. John Scarborough and with him 

removed to Ohio, 
ii. Caroline, b. 1831; m. William Williamson. Had: i. 
George, m. Margaret Martin. 2. Eliza, m. Horace 
Dean. 3. Harriet, m. William Hart, 
iii. Henry, b. 1832. 

iv. Mary Eliza, b. 1834; lives unm. at Lambertville, N. J, 

V. George, b. 1838; enlisted April 27, 1861, in Comp. I, 

3d N. J. V. I. (3 months); m. Mary A. Wharton. 

Had: i. Ellen, 2. Gaddis. 3. Milner. 4. Ada. 5. 

Harriet. 6. James. 7. Theodore. 

vi. Harriet, b. 1839; m. James Tomson. Had: i. Caroline. 

2. Florence. 3. William. 4. Lillian, 
vii, Nicholas Veghte, b. 1840; m. Annie Folic. Had: i. 
Grantley. 2. Stella. 3. Eliza. 4. Nicholas. 5. Caro- 
line, and 6. Florence, twins. 7. Percy. 8, William. 
9. Maud. 10. Margaret. 

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viii. Theodore, b. 1842 (most of these birth dates are esti- 
mates); m. Adelaide Holcombe. Had one dau., and 
then removed to Kentucky. 

1 26. Benjamin * Skillman (Thomas/ Benjamin,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. 1780, at Hopewell, N. J.; m. i8o8, Catharine Green; 
1st home m Philadelphia (1809), at 43 Vine St.; in 1818 at Ann St.: 
"Catharme, wid. of Benjamin" in Directory down to i86g 

i. Thomas Andrew,' b. Nov. 2, 1809; d. 1886; m. Catha- 
rme Kline. Had: i. Anna E., b. 1836; m. Joseph 
Cowperthwait, one son. Dr. Edwin G., Philadelphia 
2. Thomas B., b. 1839; d. 1893; m Kate J. Lomax, 
two sons. 3. John G., b. 1842; m. Sophia Hitchcock, 
four sons. 4.Theodore K., b. 1845. 5. William B., b. 
1847; m. Louisa Foulke. 6. Joseph K., b. 1850; 'm, 
Lottie Sterrett. 
ii. Rebecca, b. Sept. 23, 181 1. 

iii. John Green, b. Oct. 3, 1813. 

iv. Elizabeth, b. June 7, 1815; joined on confession First 
Church (Ref. Dutch), Philadelphia, 1831; m. J. War- 
ren Coulston, Phila. bar (d. 1907); son of same name 
and profession. 
V. Anna, b. Dec. 2, 1817. 

127. Andrew' Skillman (Thomas,' Benjamin,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. at Hopewell, 1787; d. at Baton Rogue, La., 1849; 
educated at Princeton (not a graduate), and early went South; m. 
Anne Sterling. Children: 

i. Annie,' m. Calvin Routh, Natchez, Miss.; d. 1852. 

Left: I. Andrew Routh, Lake St. Joseph, La. 2. 

Annie Routh, m. Allen Borrie, druggist, Natchez. 

(See Dr. Stiles' Hist. Ancient Wet hers fie Id, Conn!) 
ii. Edward, physician, d. 1848; left two daus. living on 

the Red River, La. 
iii. Louisa, m. Lea, a widower, in New Orleans. Had: 

I. Ann, m. Henry Salisbury. 2. Fannie, m. Henry 

Hester, Supt. (1876) Cotton Exchange; and two sons 

and two daus. besides, 
iv. Fannie, m. Dr. W. P. Walker; d. circa i860. Large 

family scattered over the South; a dau. and her 

family at Port Hudson, La. 
V. Kate, m. (i) William Palmer, one son; m. (2) 

Fuller; again a widow, and (1876) lived with son in 

Washington, D. C. 
vi. Mary, m. 1849, John J. Ellet. Had: i. Henry E. 2. 

Thomas J. 3. Winthrop G. 4. Arthur. 5. Benja- 
min. 6. Alfred. 7. Annie. Home at Yazoo City, 

vii. Sarah, m. Dr. David C. Price, St. Paul, Minn. Had 

two daus. and one son. 
viii. Eliza B., m. Maj. J. J. Noah, Washington, D. C. Three 

sons and one dau. 

I 60 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [July, 

ix. Ursula Hunt, m. Augustine Lincoln (Baltimore). One 
son and two daus. in Washington. There the mother 
of this large family (long a widow) lived (1876). No 
later date here than that. 

128. Walter* Skillman (Thomas,"* Benjamin,* Isaac,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. July 12, 1793, at Stoutsburg (Blawenburg), N. J.; m. 
1819, Ura (Wilah, Ursula, Osseltje, Osie) Garrison (See No. 4), 
dau. of Maj. William Garrison of Stoutsburg (Algernon, father of 
Alfred Weart, Blawenburg, m. her sister); was a school teacher 
and kept a general store at Stoutsburg, once a village. Children: 

i. William Garrison,^ b. 1820; d. 1880; m Sept. 14, 1847, 
Margaret West (d. 1896); came to Philadelphia 1844; 
merchant 1853. Had: i. Anna, b. 1848; m. Robert 

H, Long. 2. Mary G., b. 185 1; m. Taylor. 3. 

E valine, b. 1857; m. Hollis. All widows later. 

ii. Elizabeth Ann, b. 1822; m. Samuel A. French. They 
had one son. Garrison, Chicago, 111., with whom the 
mother, a widow, lived, 
iii. Andrew, b. 1824; never m. 
iv. Ursula, b. Dec. 6, 1838; d. March 21, 1839. 
Ursula Hunt (b. 1763) wife of Thomas (See No. 46) and mother 
of Walter Skillman, et al., was dau. of Edward* Hunt (Jonathan,' 
Edward," Ralph'), forebears in Hopewell of this extensive New 
Jersey (and American) family. 

129. Sally' Skillman (see No. 47), dau. of Jacob, b. 1791, at 
Kingston, N. J.; m. in Union, Broome Co., N. Y., 1817, John 
Drake Mersereau (b. June 25, 1789; d. Aug. 2, 1866), eldest son of 
Joshua Mersereau and wife, Barbara Van Pelt, and grandson of 
John, a soldier with Washington at Trenton; of a pioneer 
Huguenot family. (See Baptisms of Ref. Dutch Church of Port 
Ruhmond, S. /., Vol. XXXVII of The Record.) Had eleven 
children, the eldest, Aletta, b. April 26, 1818; the youngest, Han- 
nah, b. Feb. 2, 1836, and nearly all m. in the region. 

130. Elias Scudder' Skillman (Jacob,^ John/ Jacob,' Thomas," 
Thomas'), b. 1798, at Kingston, N. J.; with the family removed, 
1805, to Union, N. Y. (Susquehanna Valley). Next year returned 
to Kingston relatives and went to school four years, returning at 
17. Was named for Elias (second son of Lemuel Scudder and 
wife, Margaret Longstreet of Princeton brother of writer's 
maternal grandfather). In 1817 m. Barbara, dau. of Joshua Mer- 
sereau (sister of John), and wife Keziah Drake (b. Aug. 29, 1795; 
d. March 7, 1857). He d. 1879. Children: 

i. Gitty' (Margaret), b. Aug. 19, 1818; m. Abraham Day. 
ii. Frederick, b. Nov. 20, 1819; m, Amanda Councilman, 
iii. Caroline E., b. March 4, 1821; m. Peter Thom. 
iv. David R., b. March 21, 1823; m. Mary Rounds; lived 
in Owego, N. Y. Had there (1893), the old family 
Bible with records in possession. 
V. Elias S., b. Aug. 25, 1825; m. Mary Quin. 
vi. John M., b. Jan. 17, 1827; m. Angeline Randal. 

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vii. Phoebe A., b. Dec. 8, 1829; m. Christopher R. Mer- 

sereau, who d. 1902. 
viii. Joshua M., b. Oct. 20, 1833; m. Letta Barney, 
ix. Jane, b. May 10, 1836; m. Uri Harper. 

131. John ' Skillman (Jacob,' John,* Jacob,' Thomas,' Thomas'), 
bap in Kingston (N. J.) Church (Presby.), Nov. 22, 1795; d. 1856, 
in early home at Dryden, Tompkins Co., N. Y., whither he had 
removed from Union; m. circa 181 7, Margaret Sharp ("Aunt 
Peggy"). Children: 

i. Betsey,' b. May, 1818; d. 1894; m. Cole; a widow 

living with dans, in Syracuse, N. Y. Eldest dau. ten 
years a missionary (1893) in Turkey (Macedonia); 
youngest son, Prof. Cole, Norwich University, Vt., 
then a student at Bonn (Germany), 
ii. William F., b. 1820; home at Dryden. 
iii. James, d. inf. 
iv. John, home in Canada. 

V. George, grocer, Camden, N. J.; d. 1900, widow sur- 

132. Abigail* Si^illman (sister of above), b. Dec. 19, 1799; bap. 
at Kingston Church (Presby.), as Abby Van Dine; d. July 27, 
1872; m. James Harvey, Binghamton (d. 1872). Had six sons and 
four daus., all but three to grow up and marry, from Jacob, the 
eldest, b. May 15, 1821, to John M., the youngest, b. Dec. 3, 1841. 

133. David Comfort' Skillman (Abraham,* John,* Jacob,' 
Thomas," Thomas'), b. at Kingston, N. J., Aug. 12, 1796; d. Oct. 
13, 1875; came to Springfield, O. (journeyman tailor), and there 
m. 1818, Sarah, dau. of Sam. Carey. Miss Jane Comfort, dau. of 
the Kingston Minister (Presby.) for whom he was named, was a 
schoolmate of David and his sister Mary. Record here given by 
James R. in 1876, he and younger brother then living in Sparta, 
Wise. Family dates estimated. Children: 

i. America Minerva,' b. 1819. 

ii. Mary, b. 182 1. 
iii. John Quincey, b. 1823. 
iv. David Francis, b. 1826. 

V, Sarah, b. 1828. 

vi. James Reed, b. 1830; home in Wisconsin, 
vii. Philander, b, 1832. 
viii. Eliza Martha, b. 1835. 

134. James Reed' Skillman (Isaac," John,* Jacob,' Thomas.' 
Thomas'), b. at Kingston, Oct. 6, 1808; d. 1864; m. June 15, 1840, 
Rosetta Anderson (b. June 6, 1817; d. April 18, 1847; buried in 
Princeton Cemetery). Children: 

i. Harrison Anderson,' b. May 9, 1841; d. Nov. 8, 1895. 
in Kingston (N. Y.) City Hospital; a printer at 
Havre-de-Grace, Md.; enlisted Aug. 13, 1861, at 
Trenton in 4th N. J. V. I., and served through the 
war; discharged as captain, July 25, 1865. A printer 
then at Vineland, N. J.; then Gov't, proof reader at 
Washington, D. C; later editor of Daily 'I rue Amen- 

1 62 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [Julyi 

can, Trenton; finally of Kingston (N. Y.) Freeman; 

m. 1864, Carolyn Ellis, Trenton, N. J. Had: i. 

Bertha. 2. Rosetta, Vineland, N, J. 
ii. Mary, b, 1844; m. Samuel Dean, Trenton. Had: 

Laura, m. G. B. Woolston, Trenton, 
iii. Elizabeth Berrien, b. April 27, 1846; d. Dec. 24; 

buried at Princeton, 
iv. Charles Worrel, b. 1847; d. inf. 

135. George* Skillman (Robert,* Jacob,* Jacob,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. in Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1803; d. 1863; m. Sept. i, 1841, 
Eliza Jane McLean, long d. Children: 

i. Charles,' b. June 29, 1842; m. Oct. 13, 1865, Laura V., 
dau. of his uncle Robert. Had: i. Charles. 2. 
Robert. 3. Naomi. 4. Rose. 5. George. A Balti- 
more family. 
ii. Robert, b. Feb. 11, 1849; lived in Canada, 
iii. John R. H., b. March, 1852; home at Norfolk, Va. 
iv. Hannah A., b. April 8, 1854. 
V. Ellis, b. May 20, 1856; lives in Canada. 

136. Robert' Skillman (Robert,' Jacob,' Jacob,* Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. May 18, 1813, in Baltimore; m. Dec. 25, 1835, Naomi 
S. Miller. Children: 

i. George R.,' b. Jan. i, 1837; manufacturer; m. April 22, 

1858, Mary E. Pierce (d. Feb., 1904). Had: i. Geo. 

R., Jr., b. i860. 2. Virginia, b. 1861. 3. Wm. P., b. 

1863; d. 1864. 4. Robt, b. 1865. 5. Mary E., b. 1866. 

6. Sarah A., b. 1869. 7. Wilbur F., b. 1872. Physician, 

Baltimore. Many grandchildren, 
ii, Ann H., b. Aug. 25, 1838; m. Sept. 9, 1856, Isaac H. 

Bozman. Four sons. Lives at Norfolk, Va. 
iii. Melissa N., b. April 15, 1840; m. (i) i860, Joseph 

Franklin, d. 1868; m. (2) 1870, William L. Bryant. 

Five children, 
iv. Laura v., b. Aug. 5, 1847; m. 1865, Charles Skillman 

v. Robertina, b. June 20, 1850; m. 1873, Ezekiel Jones, 
vi. Emma, b. March 23, 1854; m. 1872, James W. Keys. 

137. John' Skillman (George,' Jacob,* Jacob,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. circa 1796 (father b. probably 1773; see and correct 
Nos. 18 and 52); m. Jan. 17, 1825, at Cooperstown, N. Y., Sarah 
Ann, dau. of Alexander L. Stewart and wife, Sarah Lispenard, 
dau. of Anthony Lispenard, who m. Sarah Barclay, Jan. 27, 1803. 
Name as "John B. Skillman, merchant," is in the Directory (N. Y.) 
from 1820; at his death (1827) as "editor and proprietor of the 
Courier and Enquirer," which then passed into charge of Gen. 
James Watson Webb, his brother-in-law. Children: 

i. Lispenard Stewart,' b. Nov. 20, 1825. His father's 
name from both self and sister was legally dropped 
when the mother, a widow, m. Sept. 24, 1835, the 
Rev. Charles S. Stewart (second cousin), a missionary 
(1823-25) to the Sandwich Islands, and later, Chaplain 

iQo8.] The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. i6^ 

U. S. N. This arrang-ement was for oneness of 
name in two sets of children in the home of the 
grandfather and of the parents. The second mar- 
riage had no issue. Lispenard S. (above) m. Nov. i6, 
1859, Mar}^ Horton, and had: i. Sarah Amelia, b. 
1862. 2. Robert Lispenard, b. 1866. 
ii. Sarah Lispenard, b. 1827, a babe in arms at her father's 
death; m. June 15, 185 1, Elihu Phinney of Coopers- 
town, long- a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church 
(d. Sept. 20, 1892, ae. 70), the widow surviving. Had 
one son, Alexander Stewart Phinney. This widow 
of John Skillman and mother of his two children is 
of the fifth generation in descent of Antoine L'Es- 
pinard (Anthony,* Leonard,* Anthony,' Antoine'), a 
religious refugee (1669) from Rochelle, France, 
making his home finally at New Rochelle, America, 
and giving rise to one of the largest Huguenot 
families in this country, and specially identified with 
the early life and interest of N. Y. City. 

138. Jacob C Skillman (George,* Jacob,* Jacob,* Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. at Richmondville, N. Y., 1805; began business 
(hardware) at 155 Pearl St., N. Y., in 1826; later a merchant at 
Fort Plain, N. Y.; for a time member of the State Legis. for 
Schoharie. Long in dry goods trade, N. Y. City; m. Helen Bond. 

i. John Edward,' b. 1837; fancy goods, N. Y., 1865; moved 
to South Bend, Ind., 1870; d. there 1905; m. Sarah V. 

, N. Y. City, 1861. Had: i. Emma, d. 1900. 2. 

George W.. b. 1863; bookkeeper. Collegiate Church 
(Ref. Dutch); m. Emma Spencer. Four children: 
3. Robert. Two sons: i. Robert. 2. Arthur, 
ii. George W., no record. 

iii. Robert E., fancy goods (1855), 7th Ave., N. Y. City, 
iv. Harriet. 
V. Isabelle, fancy goods, 745 6th Ave., N. Y., 1866; m. 

Enoch P. Breen. 
vi. Albert, in upholstery, N. Y., 1876. 

139. Abraham* Skillman (Jacob,' Abraham,* Jacob,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. June 15, 1795, at Kingston, N. J.; m. (i) 1824, in 
Clinton Co., O., Harriet Wainwright, also from N. J.; d. 1841; m. 
(2) Eleanor Benham (see No. 99); stage line proprietor. Had 
nine children, six by first wife, three by second: 

i. Jacob,' b. 1825; blacksmith, Loveland, 0.; never m. 
ii. Peter, b. 1827; d. 1897; m. Ruth Roundabush. Had: 
I. Flora, m. Chas. Andrews. 2. Anna, m. Theodore 
Reeves, St. Louis, two children. 3. Kate, unm. 4. 
Beulah, d. unm. 5. Frank, d. inf. 6. Ruthella, 
unm. 7. Abraham, b. 1877; a dentist; d. ac. 24. 
iii. James, lives at Blanchester, O.; m. Ellen Arnold. 
Had: i. Edward A. j. Ethel. 

I 64 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [July. 

iv. Andrew, went 1849 to California; m. and had: i. James. 

2. Perry. 3. Eva. 
V. Peregrine, home at Blanchester; m. Nancy Butz. Had: 

1. Leonia, m. Adolph Gramlich. Shawneyville, O. 

2. William V., druggist, Spokane, Wash. 3. Rose, 
unm., Gano, O. 4. Laura, m. Charles Lupton. 5. 
Grace, m. John Hines. 6. Bessie, unm. 

vi. Hannah, m. David Comfort Bastido, Princeton. Early 

Huguenot name on Staten Island and in N. J. 
vii. Elizabeth, m. Alfred Benham, Princeton. Had: i. 

Edgar. 2, Alice. 3. Blanche. 
viii. Daniel, lives in Alabama; no further record, 
ix. Alice, m. George Corson; lives a Vv^idow with five 
grown up children in Somerville, N. J. 

140. William J.* SkilLxMan (Jacob,' Abraham,* Jacob,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Feb. 9, 1802; moved from Kingston, N. J., to Lan- 
singburg, N. Y., 1825; brush manufacturer; m. 1826, Catharine 
Wickmire, b. Sept. 15, 1801. Both long dead. Children: 

i. Sarah E.,' b. Nov. 16, 1827; d. unm. 

ii. William H., b. Oct. 22, 1829; d. March, 1902. 
iii. Ellen, b. Dec. 19, 1831. 
iv. Francis A., b. June 20, 1833. 

V. Edward A., b. May 18, 1836. 
vi. John J., b. Aug. 13, 1838; d. young. 
vii. Charles E., b. Jan. 25, 1842. 
viii. Albert W., b. Oct. 24, 1843; d. inf. 
ix. George E., b. April 18, 1846; recentlv mayor of Troy, 
N. Y. 

141. George' Skillman (Jacob," Abraham,* Jacob,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. at Kingston, N. J., Nov. 14, 181 1; d. Dec. 13, 1895, 
Princeton; m. 1836, Susan Bennett of Bennett's Hill, New Bruns- 
wick, N. J. (b. Oct. 2, 1812; d. Dec. 26, 18S4). Children: 

i. George,^ b. 1837; d. inf. 

ii. Conover, b. 1841; d. inf.; both buried at Kingston, 
iii. Amelia, b. 1843; m. 1866, Thomas E. Benham (d. 1898, 
ae. 60). One son, William Leroy, d. 1891. Mrs. B. 
d. April 29, 1905, leaving a precious memory as 
foster mother (at Benham Hall) of hundreds of 
students of theology in Princeton who now as minis- 
ters and missionaries are scattered over the world, 
iv. John G., b. 1845; enlisted Oct. 15, 1861, in Comp. K, 
9th N. J. V. I., and Jan, 18, 1864, reenlisted for the 
war; m. 1868, Kate Baker. Five children, Princeton, 
v. William B., b. 1847; m. 1873, Mrs, Maggie Ayers of 

Hightstown, N. J. Three children, 
vi. Josephine, b. 1849; m. 1882, Henry Kinsey, Princeton 

(d. 1897). No children, 
vii. Theodore, b. 1852; m. 1873, Mary Hawk, Cranbury, 

N. J.; home in Princeton. Six children, 
viii, Augustus Tracy, b. 1856; hardware dealer, Hights- 
town; m. Caroline Thom Embly of Philadelphia 
(d. 1900). One dau., Annie, b. Sept. 24, 1888. 

i9o8.] The Skilltnans of America and Their Kin. 


Sem o ?8o6 / P^K^^'^'n'.^'"^ '^°- 54)' dau. of William H., b. 
bept. 9 1806; d Feb. 10, 1884; m. Neshanic, N. J. (life home) 

tltff'^c^^^ f°''^' (^- ^^^3). Had: x. Williai. b. iS^r^e 
moved to Ohio, later to Kansas. 2. Jacob b 1827' after three 
years m the Civil War from Ohio, setlled aV LaconVllI ". ,903 

R.w^^ K- ?^'' °'- '!5^ Isaac Reed. Four children. 5. Ann 
Rebecca b. 1834; m. 1854, Andew J. Cahill; lived at Dayton O 
Two children. 6. Andrew J., b. 1836; d. 1842. 7. Mar>' Scudderi 
b 1838; m. Wm. Wolverton. One son, Nathaniel. 8. Matilda b 
1840; m. George Conger, N. Brunswick, X. J. 9. John R Three 

a"^^"/' ri^' ?.'"'" ^'^^4°^ ^°^ Hunterdin, b.-^,844; '^Xl 
Amanda Cole. One son, Wm. Winfield. 10. Josephine, b 1846' 

u. 1049. » • t I 

'43- Jacob RuxvoN' Skillman (William H.,» George,' Jacob,' 
Thomas, Thomas'), b. June 22, 1808; d. May 20, 1883; m. Dec li 
183 T, Mary Scudder, dan. of Richard and wife, Jane, dau of Capt' 
William Jones and Mary Pinkerton, Princeton (b. July 9 1813- 
d. June 20, 1888). Graves of both are near their home, in church- 
yard at Pennington, X. J. (Presby.). Children: 

i. Catharine Jane,' b. Sept. 18, 1S32; d. inf. 

ii. Henry, b. Sept. 28, 1833; d. Dec. 4, 1835. 

111. William Jones, b. April 19, 1835; grad. of Rutgers 
College, i860, and of X. B. Theo. Sem., 1863; for 
ministry, see Church Records (Ref. Dutch). Editor 
Journal Sioux Falls, S. D., and City and State, 
Philadelphia; m. June 4, 1863, Susie Eleanor, dau. of 
Hartshorne Willett Gilliland (son of David Gilliland 
and wife, Eleanor Ferine Willett, of South River 
region, X'. J.) and Ann, dau. of Manuel Brown and 
wife, Susan Early; home at 44 Bowery in ist X'. Y. 
Directory, 1811. Children: i. Marv, b. 1S64; m. 1SS4, 
Frank M. Hatch, South Bend, Ind. 2. Willet Run- 
yon, b. 1866; m. 1S95, -"^da Harrison, Orange, X. J.; 
home, Bedford Park, Bronx. Two boys. 3. Ernest 
Dumont, b. 1867; m. 1S92, Marie Schaetzel, Sioux 
Falls, S. D. Two children. 4. Herbert, b. 1S69; d. 
inf. 5. Regner, b. 1871 6. Anna Francesca, b. 1873; 
d. April 27, 1895. 7. Arthur D., b. 1875; m. 1906, 
Julia Early; home, Los Angeles, Cal.. One child. 8. 
Lionel Gilliland, b. 1877; m. 1902, Anna Watson 
Stone, Philadelphia (Wissahickon); home, East Elm- 
hurst, X. Y. City (Queens). 9. Edith, b. 1879; d. inf. 
iv. Amanda, b. Jan. 11, 1S37; d. Brooklyn, X. Y., 1899; m. 
Sept. 5. 1855, B. F. Murphy, Island of Cuba, who d. 
at Lima. S. A., Feb. 6, 1870. Had one dau., Frank, 
m. Will Hickman, X'. Brunswick, X". J. 

v. Richard Scudder, b. Oct. 14, 183S; d. April 12, 1842. 
vi. Elias H., b. May 29, 1852; m. Ida Search, Dec. 15, 1S75. 
One dau., Anna Blackwell, m. 1906, Wilson Hunt; 
live at Pemberton, N. J. 

1 66 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [July. 

The father and mother in this home for most of their lives 
belonged to the old church (Ref. Dutch) of Six Mile Run (now 
Franklin Park) and the children, there baptized, were all b. at 
Ten Mile Run, Somerset Co., N. J. 

144. William R.* Skillman (William H.," George,* Jacob,* 
Thomas,' Thomas'), b. May 3, 1814; d. 1888; m. Nov. 11, 1835, at 
Kingston, N. J., Eliza Robison (b. 1814; d. 1892); wagonmaker; 
removed to Sangamon Co., 111., 1838, to Chicago, 1847, and to 
Fairview, Fulton Co., 1862. Children: 

i. Joseph,' b. Jan. 15, 1842; joined Comp. H, 14th 111. V. 
C. at Peoria, 1863; d. in a Maryland hospital, 1863; 
never m. 

ii. Elizabeth, b. Aug. 18, 1845; m. 1862, Louis Rabenau. 
Eight children living, Galesburg, 111. 

iii. Kate, b. Sept. 8, 1848; d. June 5, 1903; m. Feb. 17, 1870, 
Henry M. B. Wilson, son of the Rev. A. D. Wilson, 
pioneer minister at Fairview, 111., of the R. C. A., 
organizing and serving there (1838-1856) the first 
church (Ref. Dutch) west of the Allegheny Moun- 
tains. Had eight children, six living. 

iv. Charles C, b. in Chicago, Sept. 11, 185 1; d. 1880; m. 
1877, Nancy Abbot. Two children and widow sur- 

V. William R., b. May 16, 1857; lives in Fairview, unm. 

145. Rebecca' Skillman (dau. in the family, No. 54), b. Aug. 25, 
1816, named for grandmother, Rebecca Gracie; d. April 23, 1897; 
m. April 3, 1835, Charles Tindell (b. 1815, in Trenton; d. in Cali- 
fornia, 1858); home, N. Brunswick, N. J. Had: i. Caroline Low, 
b. 1836; d. 1894; m. Aug. 22, i860, Henry J. McDonald, major in 
Civil War in nth Conn. V. I.; prisoner, 1864, at Salisbury, N. C; 
home in Des Moines, la, 2. Abigail, b. 1837; d. 1841. 3. Samuel, 
b. 1839; d. 1841, 4, Charles H,, b, 1841; m, 1872, Martha W., 
dau. of Rev. Dr. George R. Noyes, Prof. Heb. and Orient. Langs., 
Harvard Div, School, Cambridge, Mass, First in Unitarian and 
later in Prot, Epis. ministry; home in Boston, Mass. 5. Edward, 
b. 1843; ™- 1869, Anna A. Dunn; coal dealer, N. Brunswick, N.J. 
6, Harriet, b. 1845; "^- 1878, Clarence S. Smith. 7. Anna A., b. 
1847; ni- 1866, Isaac Halstead. 8. Mary S. W., b. 1849; m. 1882, 
James P. Smith. 9. George W,, b. 1852; d. 1854. 10. Howard 
Bishop, b, 1855; m. 1877, Martha Timmons, 

146. John R,* Skillman (William H,,' George,* Jacob,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. Feb. 18, 1821; m. April 16, 1842, Lucre tia Huff (b. 
1825; d. 1899); long a carriagemaker at Flemington; home now 
at Elizabeth, N. J. Of eight children only two surviving infancy: 

i. Peter H,,' b, Oct, 26, 185 1; m, Nov, 20, 1872, Anna F. 

McCann. One child. Home in Elizabeth, N. J. 
ii. Sarah, b. Oct. 30, 1853; m. at Flemington, N. J., Nov. 
23, 187 1, Farley S. Taylor, Two children, 

( To be continued^ 

I908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, A\ V. 167 


Sr. — Sister — A Communicant. 
Br. — Brother — A Communicant. 


M. M. — Married Man. 
S. M.— Single Man. 

M. W.— Married Woman. 
S. W.— Single Woman. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX., p. 108 of The Record.) 

1782. Peter Prall 

May 19. Elizabeth Ridgway 
June 9. Moses Van Xamur 

Mary Legrange 
June 12. Telston 

Susan Newland 
June 12. John Ferris 

Mary Stilwell 
June 13. Richard Hately 

Mary Cole 
June 23. Peter Boost 

Mary Van Namer 
June 3. Jacob Vanderbilt 

Rachel Dennis 
July 14. Hugh Doyle 

Elisabeth Chambers 
July 24. Charles Murphy 

Catharine McBride 
Sept. 14. William Allen 

Martha Grimma 
Oct. 7. William Van Pelt 

Sarah Saunders 
Oct. 9. Isaac Baldwin 

Frances Kelly 
Nov. 3. Asher Codington 

Judith Taylor 
Nov. 10. James Butler 

Frances Butler 
Nov. 24. Abraham Stilwell 

Ann Ward 
Dec. I. Thomas Gerrand 

Esther Smith 
Dec. I. Garret Bush 

Elizabeth Van Namur 

1783. Henry Sleight 
Jan. 23. Catharine Butler 
March 18. John Wandel 

Susannah Latterette 

1 68 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [July, 


March 25. 
April 15. 



































Feb. 15. 
Feb. 18. 





Elias Van Winkel 

Lucy Price 

William Alexander 

Jane Allen 

Jacob Crocheron 

Ann Morgan 

Henry Barger 

Mary Tysen 

Daniel Ross 

Desire Bigilow 

Abraham Lake 

Patience Berbank, widow 

Laurence Cripps 

Susanna Fountain 

Roger Flinn 

Johanna Barnes 

John Ay re 

Elizabeth Smith 

Zenophon Jewet 

Gertrude Garritson 

George Adkens 

Abigail Ogles 

Abraham Long 

Ann Rambel 

Anthony Fountain 

Martha Crips 

Nicholas Britton 

Judith Johnson 

John Ingham 

Margaret Calcraft 

Barent Simonson 

Anne Beatty 

Austin Barton 

Rebeka Burbank 

"John Byvank or Burbank" 

Elisabeth Decker 

Timothy Wood 

Mary Blake 

Joakim Stilwell 

Susanna Scarret 

John Van Pelt 

Judith Durant 

Cornelius Fountain 

Elisabeth Vandeventer 

John Dorset 

Martha Cortelyou 

By Rev. Jas. Birkby. 

1784. James Burdine 
Aug. 3. Elisabeth Egbert 

iQoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. \ 69 

By Rev. Frederick Moering. 

1787. John Garrison 
May 31. Elizabeth Connor 
Sept. 20. Cornelius Bedell 

Elizabeth Jacobson 

1788. John Jacobson 
July 2. Hilletje Bedell 
Nov. 16. Samuel Egbert 

Cathrine Smith 
Nov. 17. John Martino 

Jane Christopher 
Dec. 17. Jacob Cortelyou 

Elizabeth Corsen 

1789. Abraham Egbert 
May 31. Ann Martino 
Dec. 23. John Baker 

Charity Wandel 

1790. Samuel Smith 
Jan. 3. Elizabeth Ferine 
Jan. 16. Francis Post 

Experience Marshall 
Feb. 21. Daniel Corsen 

Rebecca Martino 
April 7. Peter Fountain 

Claushea Spears 

1 79 1. Richard Conor, Junr. 
May 19. Sophia Clausen 
July 6. Tunis Egbert 

Ann Burbank 
Sept. 25. Stephen Ketteltas 

Ardrae Britton 
Oct. 30. John Van der Bilt 

Elizabeth Taylor 

1792. Joseph Moore 
Jan. 26. Johanna Ward 
Jan. 26. William Williams 

Sarah Hooper 
Feb. 19. John White 

Mary Lockerman 
March 25. Elisha Kribbs 

Magdalene McLean 

1793. Benajah Martino 
Feb. 4. Hannah Decker 

By Rev. Jas. Birkby. 

1793- James Lewis 

Nov. 5. Rebecca Collong 

1794. Jeremiah Baker 
Feb. 2. Sarah Butler 
Feb. 3. John Marshall 

Sussanna Swaim 

I 70 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [July, 

1794, Zedick Vincnant 

Feb. 6. Catherine Sefurde [or Lefurde] 
Feb. 25. Vincent Fountain 

Alice Jinnings 
April I. Richard S. Gary 

Judith Bard 
June 5. Matthew Decker 

Mary Latterete 
Sept. 25. Isaac Symerson 

Elizabeth Barnes 
1795- John Britton 
Jan. I. Rachel Burbank 
"in 1794." Rubin Symerson 

Phoebe Decker 

1795, Antony Fountain 
Feb, 17. Phoebe Thomson 
Feb. 19. Matthias Enyard 

Sarah Decker 
March 5. Peter Cortelyou 

Amey Hilliyard 
March 22. Richard Decker 

Mary Ann Kinsey 
Aug. 3. Thomas Vanderbilt 

Williga Symerson, from the north side 

1796, Christopher Parkinson 

Sept. 24. Phoebe Garritson. Md. at house of Henry Garritson, Esq. 
Oct. 23. Edward Egbert 

Sarah Phrol. Md. in the church 
^797- Jacob Dossier 
May 2. Sarah Beatty, In church 
June 22. John Chroson 

Catharine Ryerss. Md. at the house on north side 
Oct. 22. Henry Miller 

Elizabeth Barton 

By Rev. Frederick Moering. 

Dec. 28. John Beatty 

Elizabeth Lake 

1798. Abraham Decker 
Jan. 20. Cathrine Kinsey 

Sept. 2. James Burdine, widower 

Margret Oakley 
Sept. 2. Robert Anderson of N. Y. 

Mary Sargent 
Nov. 10. Niclas Depew of N. Y. 

Sussanna Seymourson of Staten Island 

1799. Daniel Lake 
Jan. 17. Ann Lockerman 
Feb. 28. John Merlin 

Cathrine Mitchel 
March 19. Niclas Depuy 

Cathrine Decker 

iQoS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N.Y. 171 

1799. Ord. Housman 
Aug. 4. Mary Morgan 
Dec. 21, Mathew Stevenson 

Anne Drake 

1800. Daniel Froom 
Jan. 19. Martha Baker 
April 14, George Colon 

Billetje Lewis, widow 
Sept. 9. John Morrel 

Jane Jones 
Sept. 21. Daniel Jones 

Elizabeth Christopher 
Oct. 16, Robert Journey 

Sarah Cole 
Nov. 20. Peter Van Pelt 

Cathrine Glendinen 

1 80 1. George Shingles, single 
May 3. Jemima Bredsted, single 

June 21. David Vanamour [Van Namur?] 

Elizabeth Mercereau 
Aug. II. Mathew Bennet 

Rachel Burbank 
Aug. 23. Jacob Bantea, single 

Elizabeth Wood, single 
Aug. 29. Nathaniel Frome, single 

Mary Barton, single 
Sept. 22. Abraham Mitchel, single 

Margret Decker, single 
Oct. 14. Gerrit Post, single 

Margret Mercereau, single 
Nov. 16. Aaron Simonson, single 

Elizabeth Mercereau, single 
Nov. 21. James Warren, single 

Elizabeth Mercereau, single 
Dec. 3. John Corsen, single 

Sussanna Enyard, single 
Nov. 29. Richard Van Pelt, single 

Elizabeth Donats, single 
Dec. 6. Niclas Bush, single 

Cathrine Van Pelt, single 

1802. Cornelius Egbert, single 
July 28. Naatje Housman, single 
Sept. 4. John Burbank, single 

Ann Egbert, single, dau. of John Egbert, Senr. 
Nov. 9. Joseph Skerret, single 

Elizabeth Lockerman, single 
Dec. 27. Jeremy Baker, single 

Deborah Hatfield, single 

1803. John Hatfield, single. Md. by Rev. N. Brown, no min 
Oct. I. ister of any other church then on the Island 

Catharine Bogart, widow, by maiden n. Van Pelt 

I 72 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [July, 

By Rev. Nathaniel Brown. 

1803. Peter Mitchel, widower 
Oct. 16. Sarah Baker, widow 
Dec. 5. John Skerret, single 

Catharine Ferine, single 

1804. William Barton, single, son of Austin Barton & Re- 
March 4. becca, his wife, m. n. Burbank 

Lucy Egbert, dau. of John Egbert & Mary, his wife, by 
m. n. Holmes 
March 29. John Journeay, single 

, single, from New York 

Aug. 4. Charles Symonson, single 

Mary Vanderbilt, eldest dau. of Br. Cornelius & Sr. 
Phebe Vanderbilt 
Aug. 18. Abraham Symonson, single 

Phebe Locker 
Oct. 6. Peter Cozine, single 

Susanna Butler, single 
Nov. 24. Richard Aroe, single 

Elizabeth Stilwell, single 
Dec. 23. John Skerret, single 

Francis, by maiden name Rooks, widow 

1805. Isaac Barton, single, son of Joseph Barton 

Feb. 2. Catharine Colon, dau. of James Colon, Sr., deceased 
April I. Nicolas Vancleve, single 

Mary Terret 
Feb. 12. James Murray, single 

Susan Skerret, dau. of Richard Skerret 
April 14. Isaac Burbank, single, son of Abm. Burbank 

Sarah Egbert, eldest dau. of Mary, dec, & Edwd. Eg- 

Tunis Egbert, single, youngest son of Edward & Mary 
Egbert, dec. 

Sarah Barton, dau. of Joseph Barton 
June 9. Jeffries Alston, single 

Sarah Decker 
Sept. 22. Morgan, single 

Francis Wynand, single 
Oct. 2. Abner Johnson, single 

Salome Hedding 
Oct. 13. Cornelius Beatty, second son of Edw. & Eleanore 

Ann Jacobson, eldest dau. of John & Hilletje Jacobson 

Oct. 20 Richard Taylor, single 

or 28. Dinah Swaim, single 
Oct. 23. Ozias Alnsley, widower 

Elizabeth Johnson, widow 
Nov. 9. Joseph Lake, single 

Morgan, single 

Dec. 22. Michael Marsac, single 

Rachel Jinnings, single 

IQOS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. i 73 

1806. Daniel Stilwell, single 
Jan. 16. Hanna Skerrett, single 
March 2. John Decker, single^ 

Mary Van Norman, single 
March 2. William Morgan, single 

Sabina Decker, single 
March 22. Jacob Breasted, single* 

Lavina Totten, single 
June 22. William Beatty, single 

Mary Barger, single 
July 6. Richard Bedell, widower 

Hanna Van Pelt, widow, m. n. Pepperill 
Aug. 7. Peter Breasted, single 

Sara Crips, single 
Aug. 12. Abraham Lisk, single 

Jane Wandel, single 
Oct. 23. James Colon, single 

Charity Johnson, single 

1807. Abraham Hooper, single 

Feb. 10. Charity Stilwell, single, dau. of Abraham & Ann Stil- 
well. Md. in minister's house, in presence of John 
Marsh, John Dorset & others 
April 30. James Romer, single 

Mary Stilwell, single, dau. of Abm. & Ann Stillwell. 
Md. in presence of above & some others 
June 28. Daniel Lake, widower, son of Joseph Lake & wife 

Ann Flitcher, single. Md. in ch. in presence of Corn. 
Perine & Mary Fountain & others 
Aug. 9. Peter Van Pelt, widower. Md. in church in presence of 
James Skerrit, his sister & others 
Martha Wood, single 
Aug. I. Cornelius Christopher, single. Md. in church in presence 
of their neighbors 
Sarah Pew, single 
Oct. II. John De Fries [De Forest?], single 

Charlotte Vanderbilt, single, dau. of Corn. Vanderbilt 
& Phebe, his wife. Md. in church in presence of a 
number of people 
Oct. II. Jack & Margaret, Blacks, md. by consent of their re- 
spective owners 
Dec. 19. William Drury, single, from Scotland 

Susan Stilwell, single, dau. of Joshua Stilwell & Susan 
Skerrit, his wife. Md. in minister's dwelling in 
presence of Danl. Guyon & some of Bride's relations 
Dec. 22. Barnet Depew, single 

Sarah Decker, single, dau. of Israel Decker «& his wife. 
Md. in presence of bride's father «S: others in mini- 
ster's house 

1808. Depew, single, brother of above 

Jan. 23. Elisabeth Decker, single. Md. in church in presence of 
Moses Wood & others 


I 74 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [July, 

1808. Daniel Guyon, widower, son of James Guyon & Ann 
March 12. Connor, dec. 

Elisabeth Young, widow, maiden n. Clawson. Md. at 

house of Richd. Connor, in his presence & his wife's 

Sophia Connor «& her brother Reuben Clawson 
March 13. John Fountain, single, son of Anthony Fountain & his 

first wife 
Margaret Holmes, single. Md. in church in presence of 

his Bro. Anthony, his uncle & aunt H. Crusers & 

July 7. Joseph Mersereau, single 

Sara Bedell, single, dau. of Richd. Bedell & his first 

wife whose maiden name was Elnesly. Md. in church 

in presence of Joseph Barton & others 
July 9. John Decker, single 

Mary Burbank, single, dau. of Abm. Burbank & wife. 

Md. in church in presence of John Burbank & others 
July 16. David Praul, single, father dec. 

Catharine Dorsett, single, eldest dau. of John & Martha 

Dorsett. Md. in house of John Dorsett in presence of 

Bride's parents & others 
John Jennings, single 
Catharine Skerret, single, dau. of Richard Skerret. Md. 

in church in presence of some near neighbors 
Abraham Van Pelt, single 
Mary Fountain, single, dau. of Vincent Fountain & 

wife. Md. in church in presence of some neighbors 
Odissa Shay, single 
Appolonia Mott, widow, m. n. Skerret. Md. in ch. in 

in presence of N. Froome, his wife & others 

1809. Abraham Decker, single, son of Col. Decker & his wife 
April I. Ann Martino, single, third dau. of Steph. Martino & 

Elen., his wife. Md. in ch. in presence of bride's 
bro. & sister & neighbors 
Oct. 22. John Burbank, widower, son of Abm. & his wife 

Ann Decker, single, dau. of Mathias & his wife. Md. in 
presence of Mr. Simonson & some neighbors in 
Nov. 5. David Decker, single, son of Mathias & his wife 

Catharine Decker, single, dau. of Mathias. Md. in 
presence of Mr. Taylor, Mr. Wood & others in church 
Dec. 10. Abraham Simonson, single 

Ann Prall, single. Md. in church in presence of several 
neighbors from the Neck 
Dec. 14. Hosea Alexander Rozeau, single, son of Peter Rozeau, 
Esq., & Mary, his wife 
Mary Morgan, single, dau. of Jesse & Cath. Morgan. 
Md. at Mr. Jesse Morgan's house in West Quarter in 
presence of parents of both parties & other relations 
Dec. 23. Stephen Wood, single, son of Stephen Wood & his wife 
Ann Bodine, single, dau. of James Bodine. Md. in 
church in presence of friends and relations 

i9o8.] J^ecordsofthe United Brethren Congregation, Statcnhland^N.Y. 175 

1 8 10. Abraham Merril, single 
Jan. 14. Elisabeth Martino, single, dau. of Stephen Martino & 
iileon., his wife. Md. in presence of some of their 
tnends here in the laborers' room 
Jan. 27. John Simonson, single, son of Simonson, dec 

Catharine Garretson, single, dau. of John, in whose 

house she was md. in presence of a number of 

friends & relations 

Feb. 22. Lewis R. Marsh, single, lawyer, son of Ralph Marsh & 

Jennet, his wife 

Margaret P. Dubois, single, dau. of Lewis Dubois & 

1., t, TTTM,- •' ^l^ ^^^^- ^^^- ^^^^ ^" the laborer's house 
March 10. William Squires, single, son of — Squires Taylor 
[tailor?] & wife ^ 

Lena Merril, single. Md. in minister's house in presence 
of bridegroom's sister & others 
March 31. John Decker, single 

Elisabeth Van Pelt, single. Md. in presence of neigh- 
bors in minister's house 
Aug. 19. Robert Marsh, single, from Jersey State, son of Chris- 
topher Marsh & Ann, his wife 
Rhoda Marsh, single, dau. of John Marsh & wife of 
Staten Island. Md. in West Quarter at Bride's parents' 
house, both parents and some relations being present 
Sept. 27. Moses Van Pelt, single 

Mary Upton, single. Md. in minister's dwelling, Peter 
Colon & some neighbors present 
Sept. 29. Isaac Lewis, widower, son of late Lewis & Billetje, his 
wife [now Colon] 
Rachel Marshall, single, both of Staten Island. Md. in 
in church in presence of neighbors 
Oct. 14. John M'Cullagh, single, from N. Y. 

Sarah Gibson, single. Md. in minister's dwelling in 
presence of bride's father & brother from here & 
others from N. Y. 
Dec. 19. Joseph Sylvy, single 

Elizabeth Skerret, single, dau. of Richard Skerret, 
both of St. Island. Md. here in presence of relations 
i8n, Anthony Fountain, single, son of Anthony Fountain & 
Feb. 16. ist wife [nee Journey] 

Ann Egbert, single, dau. of James Egbert & Elizabeth, 
his wife, deceased. Md. in house of Br. James Egbert, 
he & family being present 
Feb. 28. Abraham Winant, single 

Hettie Dubois, single. Md. here in church in presence 
of Br. Bunninger from N. Y., & some neighbors 
April 9. Nathaniel Bodine, single, son of John Bodine & Stat. 
Maria Garretson, single, dau. of John Garretson & ist 
wife, Elisabeth, nee Conner. Md. at house of bride's 
father in presence of parents & other relations 

I 76 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. Uuly, 

181 1. Francis Morse, single, from England 

May — . Mary Pew, single, dau. Pew, dec. & wife of St. 

Island. Md. in presence of some of bride's relations 
in minister's dwelling 
June 29. Thomas Skerret, single, son of Richard & his wife of 
St. Island 
Martha Crips, single. Md. in presence of their brother 
& sister here in church 
June 29. Stephen Mott, single, son of John Mott & Appolonia, 
his wife, nee Skerret, of St. Island 
Mary Mitchel, single, dau. of Peter Mitchell of St. 
Island & his wife, nee Skerret. Md. at same time as 
Sept. 18. Patrick Currant, single, from Ireland 

Jane Hunter, widow, Md. in presence of some neigh- 
bors from Quarantine ground 
Oct. 28. James Egbert, son of James Egbert & Elizabeth, his 
wife, maiden name Martino 
Sarah Merril, dau. of John Merril & wife of Staten 
Island. Md. in presence of neighbors 
Nov. 23. Aron Van Pelt, single, son of Van Pelt & wife of St, 
Sara Praul, single, dau, of John Praul & his wife, whose 
m. n. was Hilliard. Md. at church in presence of 
Dec, 23. Abraham Brasted, single, son of John Brasted of Staten 
Island, & wife Willempje Bratt 
Elsea Silvy, single, dau. of Joseph Griggs de Silva & 
Susan, his wife. Md. in presence of relations 

1812. Cornelis Johnson, single, son of Nath. Johnson, dec, of 
Jan. 2. S. Island, & his wife Eleonore, m. n. Vanderbilt 

Elizabeth Corsen, single, of Staten Island. Md. in 
presence of relations 
Jan. 28, Abraham Van Houten, single, from Elizabethtown, 
N, Jersey 

Catharine Grandine, single. Md, in presence of re- 
Jan. 29, David Barger, single, son of Henry Barger & wife 
Mary, by m. n, Tysen, both deed, 

Sara Cortelyou, single, second dau. of Jacob Cortelyou 
& wife Elisabeth, m. n. Corsen, Md. in house of 
bride's parents, they & relations present 
May 2. Jacob Beatty, single, son of Edward Beatty & Eleonore, 
his wife, m. n. Cortelyou 

Eliza Cortelyou, single, oldest dau. of Jacob & Elisa- 
beth Cortelyou. Md. in church in presence of most 
of the neighbors 
May 10. Stephen Martino, single, son of Stephen & his wife, m. 
n. Haughwout 

Charity Christopher, single, dau. of Peter Christopher 
& wife. Md. in presence of some relations 

I908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Statrn Island, N. Y. 

May 28 

May 25. 
Sept. 6. 


John Bird, single, son of Anthony Bird 
Susan Mitchel, single, dau. of Peter Mitchel & his first 
wife, dec. Md. in presence of some of their neigh- 
bors from Quarantine 
John Fountain, single, son of Vincent Fountain & wife 
Jane Housman, single, dau. of Abm. Housman & his 
T ^ v; -^^^^ ^^ presence of some relations 

John Decker, single, son of Barnet Decker & his wife 
Ann Jones, single, dau. of J. Jones, dec, i<c his wife 
now a widow. Md. in presence of some friends from 
Sept. 18. Mathias Jones, single, son of Jones, dec, & Catharine 
his wife * 

Juliana Sylvy, single, dau. of Jas. & Susan Sylvy Md 
as above 

Jacob Housman, single, son of Abm. Housman 

Lena Cruse, single. Md. in presence of some friends 
from North side of Island 

John Baker, single, son of Andrew & Catharine Baker 
of Germany 

Elizabeth Prickett, also from Germany. Md. in 
presence of some friends 

William Winant, single 

Hannah Decker, single, dau. of Jacob Decker from the 
Manor. In presence of some neighbors. 

John Lake, single 

Sarah Prickett, single. Md. here in the house 

John Sebring, single, son of Widow Eliza Sebring- of 
N. Y. ^ 

Eliz. Taylor, single. Both from North Side of Island. 
Md. in presence of some neighbors 

Peter Post, single, son of Francis & Experience Post 

Catharine Merrill, dau. of John & Frances Merrill 

Isaac Housman, son of Abm. & Jane Housman 

Frances Van Namur, dau. of Aaron & Mary Van 

John Christian Jacobson, single, 21 yrs., eldest son of 
John V. D. Jacobson, farmer on St. Island, & Hilletje, 
his wife. m. n. Bedell 

Catharine Connor, eldest dau. of Richard Connor, Esq., 
& Sophia, his wife, by m. n., Clawson. This mar- 
riage was by Rev. John C. Bechler at house of 
Richard Connor, Esq., in presence of friends & re- 

Oct. 10. 
Nov. I. 

Dec. 17. 

Jan. — . 
Feb. 8. 

June 20. 
June 27. 

Nov. 24. 

Dec. 8. 

Feb. 26. 

By Rev. J. C. Bechler. 

Jesse Laforge, single 

Catharine Pryor, single 

John Decker, single, about 22 yrs., a waterman 

Ann Egbert, single, youngest dau. of late Edward Eg- 
bert. Md. in house of Mr. Isaac Burbank in the 
Manor in presence of some friends 

I 78 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [July, 

18 14. James, ) gjg^^^j^g belonging- to Mr. Garrettson 
March 25. Mary, \ ' belonging to Mr. Edw. Ferine 

Ferine. With 
consent of their masters 

April 30. 

Sam, ) Blacks ^^^^^^i^g' ^^ ^^- Richd. Corson 
Mary, \ ' belonging to Mr. John . Garre 

With consent of their ma; 

Simon, ) gi 1^ belonging 
Sally, j ^lacjis, ^^,_ Kettel 

^ Garrettson. 

With consent of their masters 
May 8. Simon, [ pji^^^c belonging to Mr. Abm. Fountain 

Ketteltas. With consent of their 
Oct. I. Cesar & Saran, both about 22, belonging to Mr. Richd. 

Oct. 23. John Bodine, son of Vincent Bodine, farmer 

Elisabeth Martino, dau. of Benajah Martino, at whose 
house they were md. in presence of number of 
Oct. 26. Daniel Decker, single, son of Mathias & Mary Ann 
Mary Lewis, dau. of James & Rebecca Lewis. Md. in 
presence of friends 
Nov. 12. Henry Seguine, single, weaver, son of John & Rachel 
Patience Brittain, dau. of John & Rachel Brittain. 
Md. at parsonage in presence of friends 
Dec. 26. Arthur Burbank, son of Abm. & Lena 

Mary Ann Enyard, dau. of Mathias & Sarah 
1 815. Matthew Decker, single, son of Matthew & Mary 
Jan. I. Decker 

Ann Colon, single, dau. of & Jane Colon 

Jan. 3. William Decker, single, son of Barnet & Hannah 
Rebekkah Ammeman, dau. of John & Elizabeth Am- 
Feb. 4. Peter Wood, single, son of James Wood 

Sarah Ann Cortelyou, dau. of Peter & Amy Cortelyou 
Feb. II. Tunis Egbert, single, carpenter, son of Abm. & Ann 
Isabella Vanderbilt, single, dau. of John & Elizabeth 
Feb. 12. Stephen Wood, single, farmer & carpenter, son of late 
Joseph Wood & Ann, his wife 
Ann Marsh, single, dau. of Richd. & Sarah Marsh 
Feb. 20. Jesse Wynant, single, son of George «& Elizabeth 
Catharine Wright, single dau. of Joshua & Catharine 
March 26. Nathaniel H. Martin, single, son of Benjamin & Abi- 
gail Martin of N. Jersey 
Sarah Dorsett, single, second dau. John & Marth 
Dorsett, at whose house they were married 
( To be continued.) 

"=^^-^ The Knickerbocker Family, j ^^ 


By William B. Van Alstyne, M.D. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX. p. ,25, of The Rrcord.) 

21. Maritjen' Knickerbocker (Laurens," Harmcn lansenM m 
24 May, 1748 at Salisbury, Conn. Ruloflf WhiteTwe/tlb about 
1724, son of Joshua White* and Christina Butcher Their mar 
page is recorded on the church records at Germantown N Y 
m 1748 (full date is not given), he being "son of Gasguve Weit'' 
and she "daughter of Laurenz Knickerbocker" There is no 
such name as Gasguve, but it is interesting to note that Gzysyn 
and Mary Weydt have a child baptised .3 Nov., ly.i, at AlbL^, 
NY., and that Gryphyn Wyet stands as sponsor there in 1722 
The settlement of the estate of Jane Butcher proves that Ruloff 
White was son of Joshua White and Christina Butcher 

On the 21 March, 1767, Christiana White requested that letters 
of administration be granted on the estate of her mother Tane 
Butcher, late of Salisbury, Conn., to her son Ruliff White In 
the distribution of this estate the heirs of Kathren Knickerbocker 
have a share, no names being mentioned (Sharon, Conn Probate 
Records, book 3, p. 190). Children baptised at Germantown: 

i. Maritgen,* bap. 24 July, 1748; spon.: Benjamin and 

Catharin Knickerbocker, 
ii. Christin, bap. 30 Jan., 1750; spon.: Herman and Cath- 
arin Knickerbocker; d. 23 June, 1818; m. Gabriel 
Butcher, b. 16 June, 1747; d. 22 Oct., 1820. 

22. Catherine' Knickerbocker (Laurens," Harmen Jansen'), 
bap. 19 Oct., 1731, at Germantown, N. Y.; m. 17 Sept., 1762 at 
Claverack, N. Y., Willem Van Alstyne, bap. 10 Bee, 1721, at 
Albany, N. Y.; d. May 22, 1802, at North East, N. Y.; son of 
Thomas Van Alstyne and Maria Van Alen. Willem m. ( i) about 
1744, Christyntje Van Alen, bap. 16, June, 1723, at Kinderhook, 
N. Y., dau. of Stephanus Van Alen and Marya Muller. 

William Van Alstyne probably lived on the farm inherited in 
1760 from his father to whom it was granted in 1752 by John 
Van Rensselaer. It was described as lying between the Kinder- 
hook Creek and the Claverack Creek. 

On I May, 1772, William Van Alstyne of Claverack, yeoman, 
leased a house and shop and a fulling mill with mill dam and 
two acres of land to Thomas Avery of\he same place, fuller, for 

* Joshua Weyt (White), m. 24 Nov., 1720, "at the parsonage at Claverack, 
N. Y.," Christina Dutcher (New York City Lutheran Church Records). He 
was son of Willem Wit and Judith Meels, bap. i May, 1698, at Kingston, N. Y.; 
she was dau. of Roelof de Duidser and Jannetje Brusy, bap. 8 Aug.. 1703. at 
Albany, N. Y. Roelof de Duidser and Jannetje Brusy were ni. 17 Nov., 1700, 
at Kingston; she being dau. of Christoffel Brusy and Styntje Claes. 

I 80 The Knickerbocker Family. [July, 

the term of seven years. Said Thomas was to have wood for his 
own fire, and also for " the press " from any part of said William's 

In Aug., 1 791, he bought a farm in Hillsdale, N. Y., of John 

On 19 Oct., 1793, William Van Alstyne deeded as a gift to his 
son Lawrence a negro boy called Tom. The residence of both 
father and son was given as Hudson, but in Dec. of 1794, articles 
of agreement were entered into between Nicholas and Philip 
Hoffman of the one part, and William Van Alstyne of Columbia 
County, of the other part, wherein the party of the first part bind 
themselves to convey on the first day of April, 1795, unto the 
party of the second part a certain farm in the town of Amenia, 
in the county of Dutchess, which formerly belonged to Col. 
Brinton Paine, and was at that time in the occupation of Elijah 
Bryan, as overseer for the said Nicholas and Philip Hoffman. 
In the final division of the county into townships this farm came 
to lie in North East instead of Amenia. 

On 12 July, 1799, William sold to his son Lawrence, also 'of 
Amenia, N. Y., the farm he had bought of Nicholas and Philip 

William Van Alstyne was a captain in Col. Jeremiah Hoge- 
boom's regiment which served during the Revolutionary War. 
His commission, dated 4 April, 1770, and signed by Cadwallader 
Colden, Governor of the Province of New York, is in the pos- 
session of the Holland Society. 

He was buried in a small burying ground on the farm bought 
from the Hoffmans. His wife was also buried there but the 
tombstone has long ago disappeared. She survived her husband, 
for in her son Lawrence's will, made 2 May, 1806, he provides that 
his mother, Catharine Van Alstyne, shall have her support out of 
his estate, and at his house as long as she lives {Lambert Jans e 
Van Alstyne and Some of His Descendants., by Lawrence Van 
Alstyne of Sharon, Conn.). 

Children of William Van Alstyne and Catherine Knicker- 

i. Thomas,* b. 18 Feb., 1765; bap. 24 Feb., at Claverack, 
N. Y.; spon.: Lambart Van Aalsteyn and Alettika 
Oosterhout, his wife; d. 10 Sept., 1838; m. Mabel 
Butler, b. 3 Jan., 1767; d. 13 Feb., 1831; dau. of 
Ezekiel Butler and Mabel Jones. Thomas was a 
clothier and moved from Hudson to Amenia, N. Y., 
soon after May, 1795. 
ii. Lawrence, b. 22 June, 1767; bap. 12 July at Linlithgo, 
N. Y.; spon.: Benjamin Knickerbocker and Aletteke 
Halenbeeck, his wife; d. 7 May, 1806, at North East, 
N. Y.; m. about 1788, Mary Murdack, b. 21 Aug., 
1768; d. 13 Dec, 1836. He moved from Hudson to 
Amenia, N. Y., soon after May, 1795. 
iii. William, Id. 31 Jan., 1770; bap. 12 Aug. at Claverack; 
spon.: William Van Ness, Jr., and Marytje Van 

^908.] The Knickerbocker Family. l3l 

Alsteyn; d. 28 Jan., 181 1; m. 10 Dec, 1797, Maria 
Vosbiirgh, b. i June, 1776; bap. 9 June at Kinder- 
hook; d. 13 March, 1820; daughter of Pieter Vos- 
burgh and Fitje Van Hoesen. William was a clothier 
and lived at Claverack, N. Y. 

iv. Mary, b. 6 Jan., 1773; bap. 10 Jan. at Claverack; spon.: 
Richard Ysselstean and Maria Van Alsteen, his wife; 
d. 15 April, 1863; m. 22 Feb., 1795, at Claverack, 
John Leggett, b. 23 Dec, 1770; d. 26 Jan., 1847; son 
of James Leggett and Catherine Reyn. They re- 
sided at Claverack. 

23. Lysbeth' Lansing (Jannetje," Harmen Jansen'), bap. 5 
Aug., 1705, at Albany; m. 1722, Egbert Bratt, bap. 26 July, 1702, 
at Albany; son of Antoni Bratt* and Willempje Teunis. Chil- 
dren baptised at Albany: 

i. Willempie,* bap. 5 May, 1723; spon.: Barent and Wil- 
lempie Bratt; d, y. 

ii. Hendrick, bap. 4 Oct., 1724; spon.: Anth. and Jann. 
Bogardus; d. y. 

* Antoni Bratt m. 9 Dec, 1685, at Albany, N. Y., Willempje Teunis, b. 
1662; dau. of Teunis Teunisen Metselaar and Egbertje Egberts. He was son 
of Barent Albertsen Bratt. 

Barent Albertsen Bratt m. Susanna Dircks, called Janse for her stepfather 
Jan Jansen Bratt "de Noorman," dau. of Dirck Dircksen Mayer and Maritie 
Post, the latter b. in Brazil. Maritie Post m. (3) 26 Nov., 1690, at Albany, 
Eduwart Carbert, b. in England. Barent Albertsen was son of Albert An- 
driessen Bratt " de Noorman " and Annetje Barents Van Rotmers, natives of 
Frederickstad, Norway, who left Amsterdam, Holland, 25 Sept., 1636, in the ship 
The Anns of Rensslaerwyck, which arrived in Albany 7 April, 1637. They 
settled on a stream just south of Albany which in consequence became known 
as Norman's Kill, and here he laid out a farm and built a mill (N. Y. Gen. 
AND BioG. Record, Vol. XXXV, p. 45). Annetje Barents V'an Rotmers d. in 
1662, and on 10 July, 1663, her children gave to Storm Albertsen Van Der Zee, 
her eldest son, power of attorney to collect property inherited from Pieter 
Jacobsen van Rendsburgh (Rynsburgh), husband of Geesie Barents, their 
maternal grandmother (Notary Papers at Albany, p. 347). This right enabled 
Storm to sell a share in a house and lot at New Amsterdam inherited from his 
mother and occupied by Burgomaster Allard Anthony. Geesie Barents was in 
this country as early as 1642, for in June of that year Pieter Jacobsen, b. in 
Rendsburgh (probably Rendsburg, a town of Prussia, in Holstein, on the 
Eider), and " Gysje Pieters" (Pieters meaning wife of Pieter), both of Fort 
Orange, made a joint will (Berthold Fernow's Calendar of Wills, No. 956) in 
which real and personal property was left to her dau. "Annitje Alberts" 
(Alberts meaning wife of Albert). In 1667 Geesie Barents was at Kingston, 
N. Y., standing as one of the sponsors for Cornelia, dau. of Roelof Swartwout 
and Eefgen Albertse Bratt. 

Albert Andriessen Bratt m. (2) Geertruy Pieterse Coeymaiis, widow of Ab- 
raham Pietersen Vosburgh, but was afterwards legally separated from her. 
Through her first husband she became ancestress of the Vosburg Family. 
There were no children by her second husband. On 31 July, 1695, Geertruy 
Vosburgh received from the heirs of Pieter Van Alen a grant of land on the 
Kinderhook Creek, consisting of one-fourth that property called the Groot 
Stuk and occupied by her for her eldest son Pieter, the grantee. This deed 
was confirmed in April, 1713, by a quit claim deed. Albert Andriessen Bratt 
d. 7 June, 1686. 

182 The Knickerbocker Family. [July. 

iii. Hendricus, bap. 7 Nov, 1725; spon.: Ant. and Jann. 

Bogardus; d. y. 
iv. Anthony, bap. 29 Jan., 1727; spon.: Barent and Wil- 

lempie Bratt; m. about 1751, Maria Van Alsteyn, 

bap. 27 July, 1729, at Albany; dau. of Jacob Van 

Alsteyn and Pietertje Van Iverin. 
V. Jannetie, bap. 7 Sept., 1729; spon.: Anth. and Jannetie 

vi. Hendricus, bap. 29 Dec, 1732; spon.: Ant. and Reb. 

vii. Willempie, bap. 31 Oct., 1736; spon.: B. and W. Bratt; 

m. 1764, Jacob Lansing, 
viii. Johannes, bap. 19 Oct., 1740; spon.: Evert and Cornelia 

Bogardus; d. y. 
ix, Johannes, bap, 4 Jan., 174/5; spon.: Harmen and 

Anatje Bogardus. 

24. William' Knickerbocker (Cornelis," Harmen Jansen*), m. 
Abigail . Children b. at Sharon, Conn,: 

i. Abigail,' b. 28 Feb., 1748/9. 
ii. Hannah, b. 4 June, 1750. 

25. Catherine* Vosburgh (Cornelia," Harmen Jansen'), m. 30 
Dec, 1747, at Rhinebeck Flatts, N. Y., Jacob Heermance, bap. 
23 Sept., 1 7 16, at Kingston, N. Y.; son of Andries Heermance* 
and Neeltje Van Wagenen. On 5 Oct., 1766, they were received 
into the membership of the Dutch Reformed Church at Red 
Hook, N. Y., from the church on the Flatts. Jacob Heermance 
of Red Hook, made his will 9 March, 1784, proved 26 Sept., 1785, 
and recorded in New York. In it he mentions eldest son Andreas 
and sons John, Jacob and Martin, and daus. Cornelia, wife of 
David Van Ness, Neeltje, wife of Peter Cantine, Annetje, wife of 
Isaac Stoutenburgh, Jr., and Dorothea. Jacob Heermance lived 
in and probably built the stone house at one time occupied by 
Lewis Beckwith, west of Henry Benner's on the road from Henry 
Cotting's to the river, near the post road (Smith's History of 
Rhinebeck, N. ¥., p. 84). Children: 

i. Andres (Andrew), bap. 26 Dec, 1748, at Germantown, 
N. Y.; spon.: Andres and Nelgen Hermans. 

ii. Cornelia, b. 29 Dec, 1751; bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts; 
spon.: Jacob Vasburg and Cornelia Knickerbocker; 
m. David Van Ness. They lived at Red Hook in the 
house which became Stephen Holmes' Inn, later the 
home of Wilhelmus Benner (above authority, p. 84). 

iii. John, 

iv, Eleanor (Neeltje), m. Peter Cantine. From 1785 to 
1791 they lived in Upper Red Hook; later he kept a 
store at Barrytown Landing, and in 1798 followed 
the same pursuit at Hoffman's or Red Hook Land- 
ing (above authority). 
V. Jacob, b. 28 Feb., 1760; bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts; 
spon.: Folkert Witbeck and Dorothe Vosbug, Lived 
aftey 1792 where Peter Cantine lived. 

^^°^'J The Knickerbocker Family. ig. 

vk M^rH;"V. ^'^^"^ Stoutenburgh, Jr. Lived at Red Hook. 

vii. Martin, bap. 19 May, 1766, at Rhinebeck Flatts; spon.- 
Pieter Vosburg and Dorothea Knickerbocker; m. a 
dau. of Dr. Hans Kiersted. Martin came into pos- 
session of his father-in-law's property at Red Hook 
j\here m 1793 he built the present brick mansion 
(above authority). 

viii. Dorothea bap n Feb., 1770, Rhinebeck-Red Hook, 
IJ. Y., church records; spon.: Pieter and Cornelia 
Witbeck; m. Henry De Witt. Lived at Red Hook. 

v'n^?wlu'''\' VosBURGH (Cornelia,' Harmen Jansen') m 

l?t'^-l^^^t' '^\''Y^^y ^^P- ^° ^^^^ ^718, at Albaiy, N. Y.; s^n 
of Jan Witbeck and Agnietje Bronk, who were m. there 7 April 

Tfe / S^ P'^^^V'^^^^'J^^y J°^°^^ ^^^ Dutch Reformed Church 

ChiMren ^ ^^^^^^ ^^""^ ^^^ ''^'''"''^ ""^ ^^"^ ^^^"^• 

i. Joan (Jan),^ bap. 20 April, 1747, at Germantown, N Y • 

spon.: Joan and Cornelia Vosberger. 
11. Cornelia, bap. 10 Dec, 1749, at Germantown; spon.- 

Johan and Agneten Witbeeck. 
iii. Hermanus, b. 13 May, 1751; bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts; 
spon.: Jacob Heermanse and Catrina Vosburg. 

IV. Pieter, b. 28 July, 1752; bap. as above; spon.: Andries 

Witbeek and Lena Van Vechten. 

27. Marten'' Vosburg (Cornelia,' Harmen Jansen'), bap 29 
July, 1738, at Lmlithgo, N. Y.; m. Cornelia Gilbert, New York 
State marriage license, dated 19, Nov. 1766. The following 
children except Jan appear on the Rhinebeck-Red Hook church 

i. Jan," bap. 20 Dec, 1767, at Germantown, N. Y.; spon.: 

Volkert Witbeck and Dorothea Vosburgh, his wife, 
ii. William, bap. 21 May, 1769; spon.: Jacob Vosburgh 

and Maria Gilbert, 
iii. Marten, bap. 13 Jan., 1771; spon.: Jacob Heermansen 

and Catharina Vosburg. 
iv. Hannah, bap. 23 March, 1777; spon.: William and 
Althea Gilbert. 

V. Jacob, b. 17 June, 1782; spon.: Johan and Aletta 


28. Elisabeth' Knickerbocker (Evert,' Harmen Jansen'), bap. 
21 Aug., 1726, at Linlithgo, N. Y.; m. i May, 1747, at Rhinebeck, 
N. Y., Petrus Hermance, bap. 6 Sept., 1724, at Kingston, N. Y.; 
son of Andries Hermance and Neeltje Van Wagenen. Petrus 
probably m. (2) 11 Nov., 1752, at Rhinebeck, Maria Van Wagenen. 

* Andries Heermance, bap. 12 April, 1685, at Kingston; m. Neeltje \'an 
Wagenen, b, 17 April, 1692; daughter of Gerrit Aartsen and Clara Pels. 
Andries lived at Rhinebeck, N. Y., and was son of Jan Focken Heermans from 
Ruynen, Province of Drenthe, Holland, who m. 23 Aug., 1676, at \ew York 
City, Engeltie Jans Bresteed, bap. there 29 Nov., 1654; dau. of Jan Jansen 
Breestede and Marritje Andries. 

184 '^^^ Kftickerbocker Family. flulY' 

bap. 20 Feb., 1732, at Kingston; dau. of Simon Van Wagenen 
and Maria Schepmoes. Child bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts: 

i. Evert,* bap. 12 Oct., 1747; spon.: Evert Knicker- 
bocker and Geertruy Vosburg, his wife. 

29. Cornelia' Knickerbocker (Evert,* Harmen Jansen'), bap. 
10 June, 1733, at Linlithgo, N. Y.; m. 27 Feb., 1755, at Rhinebeck 
Flatts, N. Y., Isaac Vosburg, bap. 5 Sept., 1731, at Kinderhook, 
N. Y.; son of Pieter Vosburg and Dirckie Van Aalsteyn. Children: 

i. Pieter,* b. i April, 1756; bap. at Rhinebeck Flatts; 

spon.: Pieter and Dorothea Vosburg. 
ii. Geertrui, b. 12 Oct., 1758; bap, at the Flatts; spon.: 

Evert Knickerbocker and Dorothea Vosburg. 
iii. Dirk, bap. 25 Jan., 1762, at Germantown, N. Y.; spon.: 

Marten Vosburg and Catryntje Knickerbacker. 
iv. Evert, bap. 5 May, 1765, at Linlithgo; spon.: Evert 

Vosburgh and Cornelia Witbeck. 
v. Jacob, bap. 10 June, 1768, at Kinderhook; spon*: Jacob 

and Dirkje Vosburgh. 

30. Abraham' Knickerbocker (Pieter," Harmen Jansen'), m. 28 
Nov., 1754, at New York City, Geertruid (Gerretje?) Van Deursen, 
bap. 21 March, 1733, at New York City; dau. of Johannes Van 
Deusen and Geertje Minthorne. 

Abraham Knickabaker, labourer, was registered as a Freeman 
of New York City, 6 May, 1760 {Burghers and Freemen of New 
York, New York Historical Society Collections, 1885, p. 194). 

Children of Abraham Knickerbocker and Geertruid Van 

i. Elizabet,* bap. 2 July, 1755, in Dutch Reformed Church, 
New York City; spon.: Harmen Knickerbocker and 
Elizabeth Van Deursen, young dau. 
ii. Abraham, bap, 14 March, 1759, as above; spon.: Har- 
manus Knickerbocker and Heyltje Ryt, widow of J. 
Ryt. Abraham Knickerbacker, cartman, at a Com- 
mon Council held 30 March, 1784, was sworn and 
admitted as a Freeman of New York City and 
ordered to be registered {^Burghers and Freeman of 
New York, p. 243). 
iii. John, b. 17 Sept., 1768, "about 2 o'clock Saturday;" 
bap. in First Moravian Church, New York City. 

31. Harmen Jansen' Knickerbocker (Pieter," Harmen Jansen'), 
bap. 13 Jan., 1734, at Kingston, N. Y.; " d, 1802;" m, Susanna 
Basson. Children: 

i. Ebert,* bap. 4 Nov., 1776, in St. Peter's Lutheran 
Church, Rhinebeck, N. Y.; spon.: Peter and Elisa- 
beth Hermanse; m. Sally Reit (Reick). 
ii. Gertge, bap. 28 Oct., 1778, as above; spon.: Wilhelmg 
and Gertraut Becker; m. Levi Pawling, b. 29 Jan., 
1771; d. 12 Feb., 1858, at Staatsburgh, N. Y.; son of 
John Pawling and Marietje Van Deusen, his second 
wife. Levi Pawling m. (2) 18 May, 1816, Hannah 
Griffing, dau. of Stephen Griflfing and Elizabeth Uhl. 
He lived at Staatsburgh. 

'9o8.] The Kfiickerbocker Family. 185 

iii. Nelg-e, bap. 13 April, 1780, as above; spon.: Andreas 
and Maria Hermanse. 

iv. Pieter, bap. 19 May, 1782, at Dutch Reformed Church 
at Rhinebeck; spon.: Georg Scherp and Rebecca 
Tedior, his wife; "d. 1848;" m. 14 July, 1806, in the 
above Lutheran Church, Jane Montross. 
V. Catharina, bap. 22 Feb., 1784, at Rhinebeck; spon.: 
Cornelis Elbendorf and Jacomyntjen Heermans, his 

vi. Magdalena, bap. 18 April, 1786, in the Lutheran 
Church at Rhinebeck; spon.: Johannes and Mag- 
dalena vStatsch. 

vii. Maria, b. 16 March, 17 88; bap. in Dutch Reformed 
Church at Rhinebeck; spon.: Martynus and Maria 
viii. Elizabeth, b. 5 March, 1792; bap. as above; spon.: 
Johannes Bergh and Elizabeth West. 

32. Johannes Sybr.'* Quackenbush (Elizabeth," Johannes Har- 
mensen,'' Harmen Jansen'), bap. in May, 1729, at Albany, N. Y.; 
m. there 9 Dec, 1758, Jannetje Viele, dau. of Teunis Viele and 
Maria Fonda. Of their children Maria, Peter and Adriaan were 
bap. at Schaghticoke, the others at Albany: 

i. Elizabeth,^ bap. i July, 1759; spon.: Seybrant Quacken- 

bos and Neeltje Deforeest. 
ii. Teunis, bap. 25 Oct., 1761; spon.: Teunis and Catha- 
rina Vile, 
iii. Maria, b. 31 Oct., 1763; spon.: Lowis Viele and An- 

natje Quackenbush (mother's name Hannah Viele). 
iv. Rebecca, b. 20 Nov., 1767; spon.: Abraham and Re- 
becca Slingerland. 
V. Annetje, b. i Nov., i 1769; spon.: Adriaan and Folkje 

vi. Sybrand, b. 17 Nov., 1771; spon.: Wouter and Elisab. 

vii. Peter, b. 30 June, 1774; spon.: John Y. and Geesje 

viii. Adriaan, b. i March, 1778; spon.: Johs. Knickerbacker 
and Elisabeth Winne. 

33. Hannah' Quackenbush (Elizabeth.* Johannes Harmansen,' 
Harmen Jansen'), bap. 5 Jan., 1735, at Albany, N. Y.; m. 1752, 
Lodovicus (Louis) T. Viele, bap. 30 Aug., 1725, at Albany, son of 
Teunis Viele* and Maria Fonda. Of their children Sybrand, 
Johannis and Catharina were bap. at Schaghticoke, N. Y., the 
others at Albany: . 

i. Maria,' bap. 24 Feb., 1754; spon.: Teuwnis and Mana 

ii. Elizabeth, bap. 30 Jan., 1757; spon.: Seybrant and 

Elisabeth Quackenbos. 
iii. Teunis, bap. 5 Aug., 1759; spon.: John and Catanna 

Viele; d. y. j > , • 

iv. Teunis, b. 26 Jan., 1762; spon.: Teunis and Catharina 


1 86 The Knickerbocker Family. [Ji^ly. 

V, Sybrand, b. i Sept., 1764; spon: John S. Quackenbos 

and Jannitje Viele. 
vi. Stephanus, b. 3 Feb., 1767; spon.: John Viele and 

Gee.sje Slingerland. 
vii. Johannis, b. 3 April, 1771; spon,: Harmen Quackenbos 

and Judith Mabe. 
viii. Catharina, b. 31 Jan., 1774; spon.: Lewis P. and Catha- 
rina Viele. 

34. Harmen* Quackenbush (Elizabeth,* Johannes Harmensen," 
Harmen Jansen'), bap. 6 Dec, 1738, at Albany; m. there about 
1760, Judith Morrell, bap. there 27 May, 1739; dau. of Daniel 
Morrell and Alida Dox. Of their children, Daniel, Elisabeth, 
Sybrand and Jacob were bap. at Albany, the others at Schaghti- 
coke, N. Y.: 

i. Elisabeth,^ bap. 20 Sept., 1761; spon.: Adriaan and 

Elisabeth Kwakkenbush. 
ii. Sybrand, b. at Schaghticoke; bap. 29 Sept., 1763; 

spon.: Sybrand Kwakkenbush and Anatje Vile, 
iii. Daniel, b. 27 Aug., 1765; spon.: Pieter and Elizabeth 

iv. Johannis, b. 18 May, 1766; spon.: Johs. Quackenbush 

and Jannitje Viele. 
V. Neeltje, b. 17 Aug., 1769; spon.: Louis and Maria Viele. 
vi. Jacob, b. 15 Nov., 1772; spon.: Samuel Marl and 

Elisab. Knikkerbacker. 
vii. Catharina, b. 15 Jan., 1774; spon.: Pietertje Yates and 
Dirk T. Van Veghten. 

35. Elizabeth* Quackenbush (Elizabeth,' Johannes Harmen- 
sen,* Harmen Jansen'), bap. 28 Feb., 1742, at Albany, N. Y.; m. 
28 May, 1762 (both Albany and Schaghticoke records), Johannis 
L Fort. Children bap. at Schaghticoke, N. Y., except Isaac and 
Petrus, who were bap. at Albany: 

i. Jacomyntje,' b. 7 Dec, 1766; spon.: Peter Bene way 

and Marytje Fort, 
ii. Isaac, b. 25 June, 1768; spon.: Harmen and Lena 

iii. Sybrand, b. 16 June, 1770; spon.: Hannis Quackenbos 

and Judikje Morrel. 
iv. Catharina, b. 7 July, 1772; spon.: Louis and Maria 

V. Johannis, b. 3 April, 1775; spon.: Johannes Quacken- 
bos and Jannitje Viele. 
vi. Petrus, b. 4 Sept., 1777; spon.: Petrus and Marytje 

vii. Harmen, b. 20 July, 1779; spon.: Abraham Viele and 

Annatie Knickerbacker. 

( To be continued.^ /•L*~.C^ i i,' , ' ^ • « 

* Teunis Viele, bap. 28 Sept., 1702, at Schenectady, N. Y.; m. 12 Oct., 1724, 
at Albany, Maria Fonda, bap. there 7 Jan., 1700; dau. of Johannes Fonda and 
Maritje Loockermans, m. there 5 Dec, 1694. Teunis was son of Louis Viele 
and Maria Freer. 

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1908.] Genealogical Notes Relating to the English Ancestors 



Communicated by Lucy Dubois Akerly. 

,y.?^^ ""K ^I?^ interesting characters of our Colonial history was 
^l ? r ^f^ Younges (Yonges), principal founder of Sou hold 
the earliest town on the east end of Long Island* He ^7,) 
Joan Herrmgton; m (2) Mary Warren. The baptisms, mar? ages 
and btinals given below and relating to the faniilies of Hernngt 
ton and Warren have never before been printed, and are from 
a transcript of the Parish Register of Sou^hwold England an^ 
are published through the courtesy of Rev. Epher Whitak^r of 
wold!" England^" '"^ ^^^- ^^'"^' ""^^ Suttonf Vicar of Soith- 

John Yonge of St. Margaretts', Suffolk, ae. 35 yrs.,t and Joan 
his wife, ae. 34, with 6 children, John: Tho: Anne: Rachell- Marv^ 
& Josueph, were examined by the Commissioners, 11 or 12 May 
1637, being desirous to pass to Salem in New England to inhabit' 
& being forbyden passage, went not from Yramouth | 

Nevertheless on 14:6:1637, Mr. John Younges was received as 
an inhabitant of Salem, Mass. How he became in 1640 the first 
minister at Southold. Long Island, and the central figure there 
is too well known to be repeated here.g ' 

Just what was intended by St. Margaret's, Sufifolk, is hard to 
determine, probably the edifice at Reydon, and the mother 
church of St. Edmond's, Southwold, two miles distant; although 
there were apparently other St. Margaret's in Suffolk at the tinie 
at Easton Barent, Ilkelshall, Heringham, Leiston and Lowestoft' 

The father of Rev. John Yonges, Rev. Christopher Yonges 
was inducted to the living of Reydon with Southwold, 14 Tan ' 
1 6 1 1 . II -^ ' 

On the last day of Feb., r6ii, a mandate was issued for 
inducting Christopher Yonges, Clerk, into the real possession of 
the Vicarage of Reidon, which position he occupied until his 
death in 1626. His will describes him as of Southwold, and he is 
interred in the chancel of the church there. 

His widow Margaret, and six children survived him, five of 
whom came to America. Two children, Edward and Elizabeth 
Yonges, presumably the eldest of the family, were drowned on 
St. James day, 16—, in company with 30 others from Southwold 
in returning from Dunwich Fair.! 

* Whitaker's History of Southold, N. Y. 

t His tombstone says he d. 24 P^eb., 1671-2, in his 74th year. 

X Hoiien's Passenger Lists. 

% y\-oox€% Historical Address of iSgo ; Record, IV, 6; X, 75, 152; XIV, 65- 
Essex Inst. Hist. Coll., 2d Series, IX, 54; Youngs Gen. 

li Wake's History of Southwold. 

% Institution Books at Norwich; Act Book at Probate Rej:^istery, Ipswich; 
Consistory Court Wills, Norwich; Water's Gleattin^s in England. 

1 94 Genealogical Notes Relating to the English Ancestors [July, 

There was early a chapel at Reydon, known as St. Margaret 
de Rissemere. Greatly do we deplore the loss of the early Rey- 
don and Southwold Parish Registers with their priceless gene- 
alogies. That of Reydon now dates from 17 12, that of Southwold 
from 1602, 

The latter has the following: "1622, July 25, John Yonges, & 
Joan Herrington, widow," and the baptisms of their children 
John and Thomas in 1623 and 1625, respectively. 

Their marriage license, 24 July, 1622, calls John, bachelor, and 
Joan, spinster. The bond was in Mr. Christopher Yongs.* 

The original Southwold Parish Register, a long, narrow book, 
which the writer had the privilege of examining, reads distinctly, 
"Joan Herrington, widow." The writing is the same as for 
several years previously, an unusually clear hand, presumably 
that of the father of groom, Rev. Christopher Yonges, himself. 
At any rate, the entry was unquestionably made during his 
incumbency, and is therefore that to which we attach most 
weight. t 

If a widow as seems probable, Joan was doubtless that Joan 
Jentilman, who m. at Southwold, 7 March, 1613, Robert Herring- 
ton. His son Robert was bap. i Oct., 16 16, after which we hear 
no more of him. 

Joan, dau. of William and Agnes Jentleman, was bap. 5 July, 
1603; Robert, son of Margt. Herrington, the 2 Nov., 1607. If 
these parties were m. in 16 13, they could not have been bap. as 

A Joan Jentilman m. Thomas Beaumont 14 Nov., 1628, 

Margaret Herrington was buried 6 Dec, 161 1. 
William Jentleman was buried the 28 April, 1616. Letters of 
administration on the estate of William Jentilman of Southwold 
were issued 11 Feb., 1616 (qu. 1617?), to his widow Anne. 

Thomas Jentilman (Jentleman) b, in Southwold in 15 11, was 
Bailiff there in 1534, '72, '86, '96 and 1604, and d. 30 July, 1609.! 

Probably Thomas, son of Rev. John Yonges was named after 

Other Jentilman entries are: 
1603: March 2, Thomas, son of James & Mary Jentleman, baptized. 

1603, Feb. 6, Richard Jentleman & Susan Capp. 

1605, Feb. 13, Richard Garrard & Martha Jentleman. 

1606, Jan. 26, Thomas Carnell (Camell, Cornell?) & Mary Jentilman. 

1608, April 6, John Mills & Agnes Jentleman. 

" Sept. 8, Thomas Purt & Christian Jentleman. 

1609, Sept. 10, William Gardner & Susan Gentilman. 
1612, Oct. 12, Robt. Hachett & Elizabeth Jentleman. 
1 6 14, Jan. 2, Thomas Hunter & Susan Jentleman. 

* Marrirge Licenses from the Official Note Book of the Archdeaconry of 
Suffolk, at the Ipswich Probate Court. 

t The original meaning of spinster was descriptive of an occupation, and 
as such was sometimes used of married women. 

X N. Y. Gen. &> Biog. Record, April, 1904. 

'9°^-^ of the Youngs of Southold, L. I. igr 


1602, Sept. 12, Richard Jentilman. 
Oct. 4, Margaret Jentleman. 

;; Nov. 8, Mary Jentleman & Thomas, her son, buried together. 
Dec. 4, Christian lentleman. 
" 24, Thomas Jentleman. 

1603, July 10, Judith Jentleman. 

" 20, Thomas 

" 28, Margaret " 
" Aug. 3, Toby 
" Sept. 5, Elizabeth Jentleman. 

1 606, May 8, Margaret " 

1607, Sept. 20, Martha, dau. of Mr. Jas. Jentleman «& Martha, his 

wife. ' 

1610, Aug. 18, Martha Jentilman. 
1616, April 28, William Jentilman. 

T ?^^^^^^^. Jentilman was found at Dunwich, near Southwold 
In the Church of the Grey Friars, one of those buildings " eaten 
by the sea," were entries of Jentilman in 1506 and 7 Mrs Tohn 
Jentleman was buried in 1511, John Jentleman in 1^22 and 
Robert Jentleman in 1525.* ' 

Letters of Administration were issued on the estate of John 
Jentleman of Southwoulde, to Richard Garrard, 13 April, 1622. 

Under Herrington we find: Marriages: 
1608-9, Feb. 27, Wm. Hunter & Margaret Herrington. 
1609, Aug;. 2, Stephen Herrington & Cecily Furth. Stephen Her- 
rington was Bailiff in 1609, '12 and '19. 
1609, Nov. 26, John Herrington & Awdry Harle. 


161 1, June 4, Mary, dau. of John Herrington. 

1615, May 14, Catharine, dau. of John & Awdry Herrington. 
1618, May 28, Stephen, son " " " 

i62i,June 17, Joan, dau. " " '< 

(Joan, dau. of John Herrington was buried 7 June, 1633.) 

1624, May 30, Elizabeth, dau. of John & Awdry Herrington. 

1626, Oct. 29, John, son of John & Adre Herrington. 
(1627, Jan. 15, child of John Herrington buried.) 

1629, Sept. 6, Susan, dau. of John & Awdry Herrington. 
1631, June 18, Mary, " «' " " 

1638, Jan. 23, Commission to Mr. John Goldsmith, clerk, Vicar 
of Raidon, cum Southoulde, & Philip Seaman, clerk, curate there, 
to administer the oath to Awdry Herrington, relict of John Her- 
rington of Southoulde, deceased intestate, well and truly to 
administer his estate. 

Letters of Administration were issued to the said Awdry, 
widow of John Herrington, 25 Jan., 1638. 
1621, Sept. 9, Betres, dau. of Stephen & Betres Herrington, bapt. 

1625, Sept. 25, Alice, " " " Beatrice " 

1627, March it, Thomas, son of Thos. & Alice Herrington. 
1627, June 3, Elizabeth, dau. of William & Margaret Herrington. 

* Gardner's Hist, of Dunwich. 

196 Genealogical Notes Relating to the English Ancestors July, 

1633, Sept. 29, William, son of William & Margaret Herrington. 

1609, April I, Catharine Herrington. 
1624, Aug. 29, Stephen Herrington, Sr. 
1627, Sept. 17, Stephen Herrington. 

" Jan. 15, Mistress Herrington. 
1629, Feb. 9, child of Thomas Herrington. 
1636, Sept. 25, Susan Herrington. 

A marriage license was granted to Robert Burgis, widr., of 
Loestoft, & Alice Herrington, widow, of Southwolde, 26 June, 

Letters of Administration were granted 26 May, 1632, on the 
estate of Judith Herrington, dec'd., late of Ippswich to her sister, 
wife of George Deathe. 

Letters on the estate of William Herrington, late of Hintles- 
ham, with a non-cupative will attached, were granted 29 June, 
1632, to his relict Barbara. 

The will of William Yonges of Lowestoft, 22 June, 1530, 
proved 7 March, 1530, names William Hocker of Lowestoft, 

William Yonge & Estabel Beelle were m. at Heacham, 11 Oct., 

Christopher Home of Aylesham, mentions in his will, 4 March, 
1602, his sister Johan Yonges, his nephew Christopher Yonges, 
the elder, and his sons, Christopher, John and William Yonges. 

William Yonges of Great Yarmouth, in his will, 13 Sept., 161 1, 
names his wife Dorothy, his daughters, but no sons, Brother 
Henry Yonges, Henry, son of his brother John Yonges, kinsman 
Augustine, Edmund and James Yonges. 

The will of Thomas Yonge of Waybread, Suffolk, husbandman, 
17 of King James, names wife Alice, dau. Elizabeth & fower 
other children, ffrancis, Thomas, Jonathan & Stephen Yonge. 
Cousin Roger Meene, executor, proved 6 March, 1619, at the 
Archdeaconry Court of Suffolk. 

1619, Nov. 9, Letters of Administration were granted to Mary 
Yonge, widow of John Yonge of Stoake, deceased, on his estate. 

The marriage license of William Yonges of Bungay, & Pru- 
dence Hoxton, widow, of Southwold, late of Solherton, was dated 
29 Nov., 1622, 

163 1, Jan. 28, a Commission was issued to John Yonges &■ Mr. 
Nathaniel Roe, clerks, to administer oaths to Elizabeth Welche, 
widow & relict of John Welche of Northales, deceased, to well & 
truly administer the estate of the said John Welche. 

1632, July I, Thomas Yonge m. Amy Allyard.* 

1632, Nov. 19. The will of John Yonges of ffelixstowe was 

1632, Jan. 14, Letters on the estate of Doratie Yonges of 
Stoake, with a non-cupative will attached. Administration to 
George Harvie, principal legatee. 

* Phillimore and Johnson's Parish Registers of Norfolk, 

'9o8.] of the Youngs of Southold, N. V. 


1633, Nov. 15, Letters of Administration of Yongs of 

Oxford, to Daniel, mother of the deceased. 

1636, Aug. 6, Will of Henry Young of Henley, proved. 

That Yonges abounded in Suffolk is shown by the fact that in 
1674, 46 Yonges households paid the hearth tax in the above 

A small farm of 160 acres, near Wenhaston station, about 
seven miles from Southwold, was entailed for three generations 
and intended "to be kept in the family so long as there was a 
John Yonges." 

The tenants were unable to hold it, and when the entail 
expired, the land was sold in Oct., 1901. Two of the owners, 
John Yonges, were buried at Wenhaston in 1868 and 1899 re- 

The last owner, the third John Yonges, told the writer in 1903 
that his grandfather probably came from Uggelshall, as they 
were obliged to settle the above estate there. 

Thomas Warren (Warryn), merchant, was of Southwold. His 
will, 4 March, 1641, proved 13 Sept., 1645, names son Thomas, 
dau. Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Gooch of Southwold; two grand- 
children. Alary Gardiner and Benjamin Y^oungs, children of his 
dau. Alary, wife of John Youngs, now in New England; dau. Mar- 
garet, wife of Joseph Youngs; dau. Christian, wife of Symon 
Barnard; son George Warren; son Robert Warren, deceased; 
son Thomas Warren and son-in-law Simon Barnard, executors. 
(Arch. Suff. Ipswich, Original Wills [1645], 120.)* 

There appears to have been two families at Southwold, one of 
Thomas Warren, Bailiff in 1614, '20, '27, '33 and '38, and the other 
of Thomas Warne, who was buried 23 Jan., 1637. 

Some of the Warne entries below were probably intended for 
Warren and written Warin. 

"1602, June 7, Mary, dau. of Thos. & Mary Warne, baptized." 

Mary, wife of Rev. John Youngs, of whose marriage dates we 
have no record, calls John Youngs her ''last husband." She d. 
after 5 Nov., 1678, on Long Island, N. Y.f 

"1604, May 23, Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas & Mary Warne, 

"Elisabeth Warren m. Thomas Gooch 20 June, 1620," and had 
children christened: "Thomas Gooch, 6 May, 1621," and "John 
Gooch, 27 Oct., 1623." 

Thomas Gooch, Sr., Thomas, Jr., John Gooch & others re- 
fused to take the oaths & superscriptions in 1662, & were dis- 
charged from, being four & twenties. 

1607, April 8, Robert, son of Thos. & Mary Warne, baptized. 

1640, Dec. 7, Robert Warren buried. 

1609, Oct. 18, Margt. (Martha erased), dt. of Thos. & Mary 
Warne, baptized. 

* See A^. Eng. Hist. &> Gen. Register, April, 1898, and N. V. Gen. &* Biog. 
Reco?-d, April, 1904. 

f Southold Town Rec, II, 18. 

I q8 Genealogical Notes Relating to the English Ancestors [July, 

161T, Nov. II, Christian, d. of Thomas Warren, baptized. We 
have not the date of her marriage to Simon Barnard. 

Christian was a favorite name in the Youngs family on Long 
Island. It was used at Southwold by the Jentlemans as well as 
by the Warrens. 

16 13, March 2, George, son of Thos. Waryn, baptized. 

In 1662, Mr. George Warren, one of the Bailiffs, desiring time 
to consider the oaths & superscriptions imposed by Acts of 
Parliament, etc., is ordered to be discharged from being Bailiff, 
or from bearing any office in the corporation at Southwold, unless 
he subscribes to the said oaths before December ist. Mr. Simon 
Bernard to officiate in his room.* 

1613, Jan. 23, Margaret, dau. of Thomas Warne, baptized. 

1632, Feb. 5, Joseph Yongs & Margt. Warren married. She 
was living at Southold, N. Y., 9 May, 1669, a widow. f 

Her son Gideon Youngs was perhaps named after the Gideon 
of the next entry. 

16 1 6, June 5, Gideon Warne, son of Thos. & Margt. Waryne, 

1 6 18, Dec. 6, Deborah, dau. of Thos. & Mary Warne, baptized. 
Deborah Warren doubtless single in 1641. 

1 6 19, June 8, wife of Thos. Warren, buried. 

1624, May 24, Catherine, dau. of Thos. & Mary Waryn, bap- 

1625, Jan. 13, Catherine, dau. of Mr. Thomas Warren, buried. 
1640, April 7, Mary, wife of Mr. Thos. Warren, buried. 

1644, Jan. 18, ulto, Mr. Thos. Warren, buried. 

1615, Jan. 2, Thos. Stannard, servant to Thos. Waryn, buried. 

1619, Feb. 14, John Warren & Alice Keble married. Their 
marriage license 12 Feb., 1619-20, describes them as both single, 
and of Reydon. Thomas Waryn, surety.^ The Kebles of County 
Suffolk were an armorial family. § 

1620, Nov. 24, John, son of John & Alice Waryn, baptized. 

162 1, March 4, Thos. son of John & Alice Waryn, baptized. 
1624, June 14, Thos. son of John Waryn, buried. 

1623, March 4, Alice, wife of John Waryn, buried. 

1624, Nov. 5, John Waren buried. 

1828. Oct. 7, Robert Bonnar & Elizabeth Waryn married. 
1628, Dec. 21, Margt., dau. of Wm. & Susan Warren, baptized. 
1662, Aug. 12, Thos., son of Thomas & Mary Warren, baptized. 
1683, Feb. 6, Rebecca, dau. of John & Anne Warren, baptized. 
1685, June 24, Elizabeth, dau. of John Warren, buried. 
1685, June 24, Elizabeth, dau. of another John Warren, buried. 
1688, Dec. 12, Thos. Warren & Martha Senor, of Sd., married. 
1755, May 31, Martha Warne or Warren, wid., buried. 
Letters of Administration on the estate of Christopher Warren 
of Hennesfield, dec'd., issued to his Relict, Anne, 4 Dec, 1631. 

* Gardner's Hist, of Dunwich. 

t Southold Town Rec, I, 373. 

J Mar. Lie. from the Official Note Books of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk. 

§ Muskett's Suff. Manorial Families. 

iQoS.j The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. \ gn 

^^IZ, Jan. 20, marriage license granted to Thomas Warren & 
Ann Noaks of St. Matthew's (Ipswich?). 

The marriage license of Thomas Warren & Judith Fisher of 
St. Clernent's, Ipswich, was dated 3 July, 1634. 

Possibly Thomas Warren, the Southwold merchant, who d. in 
1644, and John Warren, who m. Alice Keble in 16 19, were 
brothers, and sons of George Warren who was buried at South- 
wold, 14 Dec, 1614. 

The Warren family furnished Bailiffs for Southwold Borough 
at intervals from 1614-1662. According to the Parish Register 
there, they seem to have resided in that town from 1611-1705. 

In this connection it is gratifying to learn that the title deeds 
of the Southwold Vicarage, at Queen Anne's Bounty Office in 
London, show that the property, including a mansion and 
enclosed piece of land, was sold in 1705, by the late widow of 
of John Warren to John Thompson, whose heirs, lineal and 
collateral, and others held it till 1829, when it was sold to the 
Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, and is now held by them in 
trust for a Vicarage. 

The " mansion " of the title deeds was built on the foundations 
of an older house, in which are the cellars of the existing house. 

There are two deeds, with the signatures of Mrs. Hannah 
Knowles, formerly widow of John Warren, of Hannah Bohm, and 
of Mary and Elizabeth Warren. The seals against the last two 
names, are distinctive, and the same in both documents. 

Warren, as a family name, comes from Normandy, whence 
William de Warrenne came with William the Conqueror, and 
whose daughter, Gundreda, he afterwards married. He was 
greatly esteemed and trusted by his royal father-in-law.* 

Burke's General Armory mentions 45 armorial families of 
Warren, 2 of Warreyn and 2 of Warryn, and the particular one to 
which Thomas Warren above, of Southwold, belonged is much 
to be desired. 


Richard Henry Greene, A.M., LL.B., 

Corresponding Member of the N. E. Historic Genealogical Society. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX. p. 116 of the Record.) 

Fifth Generation. 

32. Mercy' Goff (Desire* Green, Warren,* William,* William'), 
bap. Jan. 12, 1757; m. Zaccheus Cook, Jr., Middle Haddam, Conn., 
Jan. 18, 1776, probably of the family of Henry of Mass., who had 
three children who removed to Conn. John settled in Middle- 
town, Henry and Samuel in Wallingford, Conn. His father d. 
April 19, 181 2, aet. 93, therefore b. about 1719, probably at East- 
ham, Mass. He signed a petition to Conn. Legislature, 1744, 

* Burke s Extinct and Dormant Peerages. 

200 The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. Vs^'i^ 

about the church at East Hampton. Zaccheus Cook, Jr., was 
administrator on the estate of {^i) Benjamin Green' Goff, and 
acted Sept., 1782, in the administration. He and his family re- 
moved to N. Y. State, I have not the town. 

7^1. Benjamin* Green Goff (Desire* Green, Warren,' William,' 
William'), bap. Oct. 9, 1757. He v/as a soldier in Capt. Holmes 
Company of Col. Samuel Selden's Regiment, and private First 
Regt. Continentals from East Haddam, April 22, 1777, to April 

22, 1780, when he was discharged. The history of Wethersfield 
says: he was killed June 24, i7''8i. He was then in the militia.* 

34. Timothy ' Goff (Desire* Green, Warren,' William," William'), 
bap. July 27, 1760. Went into the service in Lieut. David Smith's 
Company, Col. Thomas Belden's Regiment, April and May, 1777, 
served at Peekskill, N. Y. There was a Timothy Goff of East- 
hampton. Conn., m. Eveline, dau. of Elihu and Almyra (Wright) 
Cook, but I have not been able to identify him. 

35. Philip' Goff (Desire* Green, Warren,' William,' William'), 
b. Aug. 17, 1766; bap. June 2, 1767; m. Oct. 19, 1787, Chloe Cole, 
dau. o^^f Marcus and Phebe (Scovill) Cole; he was the eldest child 
of Ebenezer and Elizabeth Cole, who removed from Eastham, 
Mass., to Chatham, Conn., 1748, and d. 1752. Elizabeth Cole d. 
Feb. 19, 1794, aged 85. Ebenezer and Elizabeth had: i. Marcus; 
ii. Ebenezer; iii. Elizabeth; iv. Jerusha Cole. Philip Goff d. Oct. 

23, 1823. Marcus Cole was in the French War, and in the Con- 
tinental service, May, 1775, to Feb., 1778, when he was lieutenant 
in Huntington's Regiment of the line. Marcus and Phebe Cole 
had: i. Abner, b. 1754; m. Lydia Freeman, 1785; ii. Hqndrick, m. 
Phebe Griffith; iii. Marcus, m. Sally White; iv. Phebe, m. Thomas 
Ackley; v. Reliance, m. Joseph Knowlton; vi. Chloe, m. Philip 
Goff; vii. Rebecca, m. Isaac Johnson; viii. Mary, m. Benjamin 
Leonard. "" 

The U. S. census of 1790, under Chatham gives Philip Goff's 
family as consisting of two males over sixteen and one female; 
and Philip Goff, Jr., had in family one male over sixteen and two 
females. It would seem these were Philip, who m. Desire, and 
his son, Philip, Jr., who m. Chloe Cole.f 

Philip and Chloe (Cole) Goff united with the church at Middle 
Haddam, July 18, 1790. This family removed from the neighbor- 
hood probably at the same time as Philip and Desire (Green) 
Goff, before 1800. Among my notes about Chloe Cole, I find 

* There was a Benjamin Goff of Easthampton, m. Feb, 5. 1786, Abigail 
Brainard; they removed to Middle Haddam. They had: i. Benjamin, d. inf. 
ii. Niel, never m, iii. Phila, m. John Cole, and other children. The absence of 
the initial of the middle name makes me doubt the identity. 

t Mr. H. B. Brainerd says: Philip Goff was b. about 1730, perhaps earlier; 
he was bap. at Middle Haddam, March 24, 1742, his grandfather, Philip (b. 1685), 
being alive, for his father is called Philip Goff, Jr. In records of Rev. John 
Norton, East Hampton, appears Philip Goff, d. Oct. 27, 1779, and Philip Goff's 
wife d. April 22, 1767. The first is the father-in-law of Desire; the latter is 
possibly Sarah (Atwell) Goff, his wife, tho' that is not certain. 

'9o8.] The Greene Fatnily of Plymouth Colony. 201 

these b. Sept. 7, 1768, and d. Oct. 23, 1823. The future may ex- 
plain them. ^ 

n \ l!^r ^""^ i^M^" ^^^^ ^° discover whether Philip and Chloe 
Orotf had any children. 

^xV-iv^^';^"^''' HosMER (Bathsheba* Green, Warren,' William,' 
William') bap. Middle Haddam, Conn., April 26, 1767. He was 
the fourth of the name in direct line. Removed to Lebanon 
Conn. Children: ' 

loi i. Lavinia' Hosmer. 

102 ii. Stephen T. Hosmer. 

103 ill. James Hosmer. 

104 iv. William Hosmer. 

105 v. Charles B. Hosmer. 

106 vi. Mary Hosmer. 

107 vii. John B. Hosmer.* 

51. ^SA* DiMOCK (Sarah* Greene, Warren,' William,' William') 
m. July 5, 1794, Ruth Miller. He d. Dec. 18, 1833, at Dimockvill' 
Pa. Children: 

108 i. Asa* Dimock, Jr., b. April 5, 1795. 

109 ii. Warren Dimock, b. April 30, 1796. 

no iii. Dorcas Dimock, b. Pittston, Pa., May 19, 1798. 
in iv. Shubael Dimock, b. Sept. 24, 1800. 
H2 v. John Green Dimock, b. Clifford, Pa., May 16, 1810; d. 
April II, 1812. 

52. Davis* Dimock (Sarah* Green, Warren,' William,' William'), 
m. June 5, 1797, Elizabeth Jenkins, b. Aug. 22, 1780. He d! 
Montrose, Pa., Sept. 27, 1854. He was a pioneer Baptist mission- 
ary, a leading man in Susquehanna Co., Pa. He was also a 
physician and associate judge. Children of Davis and Elizabeth 

113 i. Sarah* Dimock, b. Feb. 2, 1799. 

114 ii. Benjamin Jenkins Dimock, b. Feb. 16, 1800. 

115 iii. Davis Dimock, Jr., b. Oct. 2, 1803. 

116 iv. Betsey Dimock, b. Oct. 24, 1806. 

117 v. Mary Jenkins Dimock, b. April II, 1809; d. Jan. 16, 1819. 

118 vi. Lydia Clark Dimock, Id. July 6, 1811. 

119 vii. Asa Green Dimock, b. Oct. 14, 1813. 

120 viii. John Harding Dimock, b. Oct, 30, 1815. 

121 ix. David Dimock, b. Oct. 31, 1818. Lost at sea May, 1839. 

122 X. Gordon Zebina Dimock, b. Feb. 26, 1821. 

123 xi. Shubael Dimock. 

63. William Young" Greene (William,* William," William,' 
William'), b. East Haddam, Conn., July 20, 1792; bap. by Rev. 
Solomon Blakeslee, St. Stephens Church, 1804; m. Athens, N. Y., 
Sallie Obedience Hinman, b. Nov. 1, 1793, dau. of Edwardf and 

* There was a John Hosmer from Hartford in the Conn. Continental line, 
during the Revolution; he was a corporal; under the Act of 1818 he received 
a pension, at that time was living at New York. 

t The Hinman family of Conn, is descended from Sergt. Edward' Hirmian 
of Stratford, Conn., the first of the name in America. He appears there about 
,1651. He m. Hannah, dau. of Francis and Sarah Stiles. He was bap. in Eng- 


202 The Greetie Family of Plymouth Colony. [July, 

Mercy Hinman, who were b. and d. at Athens. Wm. Y. Greene 
d. at Natches, Miss., Sept. 23, 1818. His widow m, (2) Jan. 8, 1828, 
Peter G. Coffin. She d. Feb. 4, 1834, and was buried at Athens, 
N. Y., leaving by the second marriage one child, Uriah Hinman 
Coffin, b. 1832. Peter G. Coffin d. Dec, 1856. Wm. and Sally O. 
Greene had: 

124 i. William" Edward Greene, b. Aug. 17, 181 2. 

125 ii. Henry Augustus Greene, b. Dec. 6, 1814. 

126 iii. Mercy Matilda Greene, b. Jan. 11, 1816; d. Feb. 19, 


64. Russell Tinker* Greene (William,* William,' William,* 
William'), b. East Haddam, Conn., June 26, 1794; bap. 1804, at 
same place and time as his brother and sister. He m. Sybil 
Pratt who was b. at Canaan, N. Y., and d. at Athens, N. Y. 
Mr. Greene m. (2) Dec. 21, 1826, Sarah Stiles Edwards, at 
Plymouth, Pa. She was b. Oct. 30, 1807, at Cochecton, Sullivan 
Co., N. Y. He removed to Jersey City, N. J., and d. there May 10, 
1874. Mrs. Greene d. at same place Oct. 8, 1895. Children: 

127 i. Almon W.' Greene, b. 1816. 

128 ii. AsaphLorenzoGreene,b. Nov. 14, 1817, Hartford, N.Y. 

129 iii. Matilda Ann Greene, b. Aug. 20, 1819. 

130 iv. Julia Elizabeth Greene, b. Aug. — , 182 1. 
^31 y- Hejiry W^ Greene, K^. ^ ^^^ ^^ ^g 

132 VI, William S. Greene, ) ' > j 

133 vii. An infant. 

134 viii. Sybil Pratt Greene, b. March 30, 1828, Plymouth, Pa. 

135 ix. Clarissa Indiana Greene, b. Nov. 6, 1830, Canaan, 

N. Y.; d. Oct. 29, 1839. 

136 X. Russell Edwards Greene, b. Sept. 26, 1832. 

137 xi. Sarah Jane Greene, b. May 17, 1834. 

138 xii. Emma Stitt Greene, b. Oct. 2, 1835. 

139 xiii. Gideon Burr Greene, b. Sept. 29, 1837. 

140 xiv. Arthur Seymour Greene, b. April 2, 1848, Hudson, 


65. Sophia Indiana* Greene (William,* William,* William,' 
William'), b. Jan. 11, 1798, East Haddam, Conn. On Rev. Solo- 
mon Blakeslee's baptismal record, 1804, her name does not appear, 

it reads: " India, wid. Wm. Green, William — Russel & ." 

She m. April 23, 1815, Lyman Wait, Canaan, N. Y. He was b. 
Oct. 26, 1796, and d. Jan. 25, 1840, Athens, N. Y. She removed 
later to N. Y. City, where she d. April 25, 1895. Children: 

land, Aug. i, 1602; lived in Windsor, Conn., and d. Nov. 26, 1681, leaving four 
sons and four daughters. 

Edward' Hinman, Jr., the youngest son, b. Stratford, 1672; m. Hannah 
Jennings, b. July 25, 1678. dau. of Joshua, Jr., and Mary Lyon; d. Aug. 25, 1777, 
the day she was 99 years old. He was one of the first Episcopalians in Conn. 
They had 12 children. 

Ebenezer'' Hinman, b. Stratford, m. Obedience Jennings, June 4, 1739; she 
was b. Aug., 1720, and d. Dec. 15, 1812. He d. Nov. 18, 1795, leaving 10 children. 

Edward^ Hinman, b. May ig, 1744; m. Dec. 26, 1790, Mercy Hinman 
(Adam,^ Noah,^ Benjamin,' Edward^), of Southhury, who was b. Dec. 26, 1756. 
He d. June 2, 1834; she d. March 4, 1835. They had but one child: Sally 
Obedience Hinman Greene above. 

IQOS.] The Greene Family of Ptymouth Colony. 2O3 

141 i. Jane* Wait, b. Feb. 28, 1816. 

142 ii. Clarissa M. Wait, b. May 3, 1818; d. July 15, 1819. 

143 iii. William Seth Wait, b. May 7, 1820. 

144 iv. Henry Lyman Wait, b. Feb. 8, 1822. 

145 V. Emily Sophia Wait, b. April i, 1825. 

146 vi. Matilda Sally Wait, b. July 4, 1827. 

147 vii. Lucretia M.'Wait, b. Sept. 15, 1829; d. unm. Dec. 5, 


148 viii. Henrietta E. Wait, b. Nov. 28, 1831. 

149 ix. Edward Augustus Wait, b. Oct. i, 1834. 

150 X. Almira Ellen Wait, b. June 16, 1837. 

66. Hannah' Hungerford (Hannah* Green, James," William,' 
William'), b. July 13, 1778; m. Jos.* Spencer Brainerd of Had- 
lyme, Conn., May 24, 1800. They removed to Troy, N. Y., and 
Oct., i8o8, to St. Albans, Vt., and he d. there Jan. i, 1817. She d. 
Jan. I, 1847, Children: 

151 i. Joseph Hungerford' Brainerd, b. Chatham, March 22. 


152 ii. Hannah Brainerd, b. Jan. 12, 1803. 

153 iii. Henry Lyman Brainerd, b Troy, Jan. iS, 1806. 

154 iv. Timothy Green Brainerd, b. Jan. 31, 1808. 

155 V. George Brainerd, b. St. Albans, Feb. 9, 1810; d. March 

2, iSio. 

156 vi. George Brainerd, b. March 24, 181 1. 

157 vii. Ezra Brainerd, b. Dec. 18, 1813; d. Sept., 1814, 

158 viii. Ezra Brainerd, b. Aug. i, 181 5. 

68. James' Green (Benjamin,* James,* William,' William'), b. 
July 29, 1787; m. Jan. 14, 1818, Sarah Ann Pierpont of Littlefield, 
Conn. Removed to Buffalo, N. Y. He d. there in Sept., 1848. 
They had one child: 

159 i. James Pierpont* Green. 

69. Ruth' Green (Benjamin,* James,' William,' William'), b. 
East Haddam, Dec. 14, 1790, m. Feb. 25, 1827, John Warner 
Barber, who was b. Feb. 2, 1798, Windsor, Conn. He was 
descended from Thomas Barber who came to Windsor in 1635.! 
He was a widower having m. Harriet E. Lines, who d. March 17, 
1826. After his second marriage he continued to live in New 

♦ Jos. Spencer Brainerd. b. Dec. 7, 1776, ninth child of Deac. Ezra and 
Jerusha (Smith) Brainerd, who were m. Sept. 12, 1738; she was dau. of David 
and Dorothy (Brainerd) Smith. Jerusha was the ninth of thirteen children. 
David d. Oct. 11, 1811. Deacon Ezra Brainerd, Justice of the Peace, and 
many years member of Legislature, was son of Josiah, who was son of William 
and Sarah (Bidwell) Brainerd. 

t Thomas' Barber came to America when about eighteen years old. He 
m. Jane .Oct. 7, 1640. They both d. in Sept., 1662. 

Josiah" Barber, b. Feb. 15, 1653, m. Abigail, dau. of Nathaniel Loorais, 
Nov. 22, 1677; she d. Feb. 9, 1700. He m. (2) Nov. 5, 1701, Sarah Drake, who d. 
Dec. 13, 1730. He d. Dec, 1733. 

Aaron ^ Barber, b. July 20, 1697; m. Mary Douglas from New London, 
Conn., Feb. 2, 1724. 

Elijah'' Barber, b. Jan. 11, 1744-5; m. Abigail Wood, Dec. 20, 1768. 

Elijah^ Barber, b. Oct. 24, 1769; m. Mary W'arner, Jan., 1705. who d. Jan 
29, 1839. He d. July 19, 1812. John Warner Barber in the text was their son. 

204 ^'^'^ Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [J^ily* 

Haven, Conn. Mrs. Ruth Barber d. Nov. i8, 185 1. He was an 
engraver and publisher, his historical works are quite sought 
after, dealing in town histories of different States. John W. and 
Ruth Green Barber had: 

160 i. Elizabeth Green' Barber, b. Nov. 20, 1827. 

161 ii. Caroline C. T. Barber, b. May 23, 1829. 

162 iii. John Barber, b. Nov. 5, 1830. 

163 iv. James Barber, b. Aug. 10, 1832. 

164 v. Harriet Barber, b. Feb. 27, 1835; d. June 24, 1862. 

70. Betsey* Green (Benjamin,* James,* William,' William*), b. 
Sept. 26, 1795, at East Haddam; m. Edmund Anson Wooding,* 
April 19, 1814. He was b. Woodbridge, now Bethany, Conn., son 
of Edmund and Anne (Peckf) Wooding of Woodbridge. Betsey 
was the first wife. They moved to Torrington Hollow in 1824. 
Was engaged in manufacture, first cotton, then clocks and locks. 
She d. April 23, 1825, near Oswego, N. Y., and was buried at 
Ransoms Mills, Tioga Co. He m. (2) Miss Pond. He d. Feb. 27, 
1864, aet. (>i. They had nine children. Betsey Green Wooding's 
children who outlived their infancy were: 

165 i. Edmund* Wooding, b. Feb. — , 1815. 

166 ii. Julius Wooding, b. Sept. — , 1816. 

167 iii. James Wooding, b. Oct. 28, 181 7. 
i68 iv. Anson Wooding, b. June 7, 1820. 

169 V. Eliza Wooding, b. March — , 1825; d. Feb. 1830. 

71. Harriet^ Green (Benjamin,* James,* William," William'), b. 
East Haddam, April 30, 1800; m. Dec. 23, 1823, Geo. Nelson 
Blakeslee, b. Sept. 12, 1799, Plymouth, Conn., J and d. Jan. 18, 
1877; she d. Sept. 9, 1885, both at Waterbury, Conn. The chil- 
dren were all b. at Plymouth, now Thomaston, Conn. He was 
son of Samuel and Polly (Selkirk) Blakeslee. He was a farmer. 
They were both members of Trinity Episcopal Church. Children: 

170 i. Geo. Pierpont' Blakeslee, b. Nov. 30, 1824. 

171 ii. Julius Franklin Blakeslee, b. Dec. 4, 1825. 

* This name is somewhat uncommon, it does not appear in Savage s 
Genealogical Dictionary , Dicrrie's Index of Genealogies, 1886, or the first fifty 
volumes of the New Eng. Historic-Genealogical Register. 

t The Peck family were early settlers and residents in New Haven, Conn. 
Some have removed to Wallingford and other neighboring towns, but many 
are still in the city of New Haven. Eleazer was at Wallingford, 1670, and Jere- 
miah was m. at Waterbury, 1704, and d. 175 1. 

X There was a Thomas Blakeslee in Hartford as early as 1641. Samuel' 
was perhaps his brother, he was at Guilford, 1650; m. Hannah, dau. of Wm. 
Potter, and had eight children; d. 1672. 

i. John," b. 165 1 ; m. Grace ; d. 1713. 

i. John,^ b. 1676; m. Susanna . Had: Daniel,* and 5 daus., 

all m. He d. 1751. 
ii. Hannah (Sperry). 

iii. Moses, settled in Waterbury; m. 1702, Sarah Benton. Had 14 
children: i. Moses; 2. Aaron; 3. Abner; 4. Jesse; 5. Job; 6. 
Sarah; 7. Dinah; 8. Hannah; 9. Phebe; 10. John; li. Marah, 

ii. Samuel, Jr., b. 1662; m. 1684, ; removed to Plymouth Conn., or 

as some say to Woodbury. They had 9 children, 
iii. Ebenezer. b. July 17, 1664; m. and had 8 children. 
The ancestry of Samuel Blakeslee is probably among the foregoing. 

iQoS.] The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. 205 

172 iii. Harriet Evaline Blakeslee, b. Feb. 9, 1829; d. April 9, 


173 iv. Louisa Evaline Blakeslee, b. Jan. 3, 183 1. 

174 V. Anson Green Blakeslee, b. Nov. 22, 1832; d. Feb. 21, 


175 vi. Caroline Amelia Blakeslee, b. Jan. 15, 1834. 

176 vii. Sarah Tuttle Blakeslee, b. Dec. 24, 1836; d. March 13, 


177 viii. Edward Warren Blakeslee, b. July 24, 1840. 

73. Hannah' Green (Benjamin,* James,' William," William'), b. 
Jan. 2, 1803, East Haddam; m. Aug. 28, 1825, Daniel Tuttle, b. 
1803, son of Rev. Ezra* Tuttle of Patchogue, L. I. He d. of con- 
sumption, April 26, 1829; she d. March 11, 1855, Brooklyn, N, Y. 

178 i. Caroline Louisa' Tuttle, b. July 2, 1826; d. April 17, 


179 ii. Mary Celestia Tuttle, b. Nov. 28, 1827; d. July 7, 1828. 

180 iii. Daniel Green Tuttle, b. June 3, 1829; d. March 5, 

1857. He was assistant editor N. Y. Journal of Com- 

74. Sarah Wing' Green (Benjamin,* James,' William,* Wil- 
liam'), b. March 27, 1808; m. April 29, 1829, Silvester Tuttle, who 
was b. Sept. 5, 1806, Patchogue, L. L Was in the hat business 
N. Y. City, then had an extensive coal business in Brooklyn. 
Mrs. Tuttle d. Sept. 21, 1846, at New York. He m. (2) May 2, 
1849, Eliza Jane, dau. of Zelotes and Eliza (Atwater) Day.f b. 
June 27, 1823, of New Haven, Conn., and d. June 24, 1905, at her 
home 494 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn. She was prominent in St. 
Johns M. E. Church, the Eastern District Industrial Home, and 
other church and benevolent work. Children: 

181 i. Chas. Henry Tuttle, b. April 30, 1830; d. July 10, 1831. 

182 ii, Ezra Benjamin Tuttle, b. May 3, 1834. 

183 iii. Sarah Jane Tuttle, b. Oct. 18, 1838; d. March 22, 1S45. 

75. Anson' Green (Benjamin,* James,* William," William'), b. 
Aug. 14, 1810, East Haddam; m. May i, 1836, at New York, Lydia 
Foster Moore, who was b. Greenport, L. L, and d. there May 6, 
1837. He m. (2) Mrs. Maria Blackman, who d. and he m. (3) 
at Commerce, Oakland Co., Mich., Nov. 25, 1859 Mary Louisa 
Farr, dau. of Joseph Gamble and Mary Ann (Tibballs) Farr of 
Pompey, N. Y. She moved after his death from Mich, to Ham- 
mondton, N. J. Children: 

* A tradition in the Tuttle family places the first ancestor in Lynn, Mass. 
Ezra, b. Chelsea, Sept. 15, 1704, a mariner, was shipwrecked and settled at 
Patchogue, L. I. He was afterwards a Methodist preacher. His two sons, 
Daniel and Silvester, m. sisters, 73 and 74 in the text. f u c . 

t Eliza Atwater Day was descended from David ' Atwater, one ot the tirst 
planters of New Haven, Conn.; through his son Jonathan,' b. July 12 1656, and 
Ruth Peck, his wife, who had: Jonathan, Jr.,^ b. Nov. 4. 1690. who ni (2) Martha 
Bradley, and had: Jeremiah," b. Dec. 5, 17341 he was steward of Yale, m. Aima 
Mix, and had: Joseph.* b. May 27, 1790. m. Sarah Thomas. These were the 
parents of Eliza' Atwater, b. June 2, 1794, Mrs. Day in the text. Zelotes was son 
of Joel of New Haven, Conn. He m. Eliza Atwater, July 23, 1817. 


206 The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [July, 

184. i. Benjamin Anson' Green, b. March i, 1837, N. Y.; d. 
June, 1837. 

185 ii. Matty Minnehaha Green, b. Feb. 17, 1862, Commerce, 


76. Richard William' Green (Richard,* James,' William," Wil- 
liam'), b. East Haddam, March 28, 1804; m. at New York City, 
Aug. 7, 1828, Charlotte Gleason, dau. of Ebenezer Steele and 
Prudence (Brainerd) Gleason, b. Farmington, Conn,, June 2, 1806. 
E. S. Gleason was b., lived and d. at Farmington; m. July 25, 
1791, Prudence Brainerd, who was b. at East Haddam, July 31, 
1774; d. June 8, 1811; dau. of Daniel Brainerd* and Prudence 
Gridley, m. June 6, 1771. Mrs. Charlotte Greene d. July 3, 1829, 
aged 22, and was buried in the First Church Cemetery, East 
Haddam. R. W. Green m. (2) in 1834, Eliza Bulkley, who wasb. 
at Wethersfield, 1802; she d. at Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 17, 1852. 
Mr. Green was prepared for College by Dr. Parsons, but did not 
enter, and in 1833 Yale gave him an honorary A. M. He came to 
N. Y. in 1828, and taught school, removed to Philadelphia in 1832 
and continued the profession of teaching until he d. Feb. i, 1846. 
His widow d. Aug. 17, 1852, He published The Little Reckoner^ 
an Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Grammar, Scholar's Com- 
panion and Revision of Valpfs Paley. He was buried at River- 
side Cemetery. One child: 

186 i. Richard Gleason' Greene, b. June 29, 1829, East Had- 


77. Henry' Green (Richard,* James,* William,* William*), b. 
East Haddam, Sept. 5, 1805. He was the second of the family to 
come to New York, Oct. 1824, his brother William having come 
in May, and all the family following at different intervals. He 
and his brother William W,, in 1826, started the firm of H. & W. 
W, Green, grocers and shipping merchants; another brother, 
Sidney, was taken in sometime after. After the crash of 1837, 
they suffered from the failure and repudiations of southern 
customers mostly at Mobile, where their vessels sailed, and they 
were forced to suspend in 1842, but in time settled with every 
one. He was paymaster in the militia, N. Y. City. Went to 
California in 1849, ^"^^ remained two years. He went into the 
storage business, Todd Stores, Brooklyn, after his brother retired. 
He was a member of the N. Y. Chess Club. He never m. and d. 
at the residence of his nephew, R. H. Greene, 13 Orient Ave., 
Brooklyn, of pneumonia, April 16, 1886, universally respected and 

78. William Webb' Green (Richard,* James,' William,* Wil- 
liam'), b. East Haddam, March 29, 1807; before he was 20 years 
of age he was in business for himself in the City of New York, 
and at forty-nine retired. He m. at 74 Beekman St., New York, 

* The ancestor DanieP Brainerd, b. Eng., settled Haddam, Conn., 1662; 
had: Daniel* Brainerd, b. March 2, 1665; his son Daniel' Brainerd, m. Susanna 
Ventres, their son Daniel'* Brainerd, b. Feb. 24, 1722; d. Jan. 10, 1777; was the 
father of Daniel* Brainerd, who m. Prudence Gridley, 1771, and had: Prudence" 
Brainerd, b. July 3, 1774; m. Ebenezer Steele Gleason, parents of Charlotte 
Gleason Green in the text. See note 80, Sidney* Green, below. 

^9o8.] The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. 207 

Aug 10, 1836, Sarah Ann Todd, dau. of Col. Wm. W Todd-* she 
was D. June 21, 1813. She was manager of the Graham Institute 
for old ladies in Brooklyn, the Sanitary Fair, and Colored Orphan 
•IT' ^-^"^ ^^^^- ^^^ ^^^ ^ devout Christian, uniting early 
with the First Baptist Church, N. Y, and when her husband and 
family united with the Washington Heights Presbyterian Church 
she united with them. She d. in Brooklyn, while temporarily 
away from her home at Fort Washington^ N. Y. City March 8 
1883. Mr. Green was director of the Jackson Marine Ins Co the 
Anchor Fire Ins. Co., Sherman & Barnsdale Oil Co., and president 
of the Brooklyn Oil Co., and Green Island Oil Co., The North 
Second St. and Middle Village R. R. Co. and treasurer of the 
Brooklyn and Bushwick R. R. Co. He was trustee of the Church 
of the Pilgrims (Dr. R. S. Storrs), and the W^ashington Heights 
Presbyterian Church (Dr. Chas. A. Stoddard), where he was also 
chosen an elder, but his modesty prevented his acceptance. When 
he was 20 years old he was commissioned ensign (Dec. 24, 1827) of 
the loth Regt. of Infantry, N. Y., promoted lieutenant Sept. 20 
1828, and captain Sept. 10, 1833; he declined further promotion. ' 

Capt. Green was elected for two terms, 1852-5, Alderman 
from the First Ward (Brooklyn Heights), and Associate-Judge, 
City Court. He was a Whig, Native American, afterwards Union 
and Republican. His first vote was for John Quincy Adams, 
Republican, his father and grandfather had been Federalists, but 
that party was dead. 

Alderman Green returned to New York after retiring from 
business in 1856. He was a member of the N. Y. Historical 
Society, Society of the Sons of the Revolution, and War of i8i2.t 

He was the first one to whom his son imparted his plan to 
organize the Mayflower Descendants, but when the meeting took 
place, he was in his last sickness. 

He lived at the time of his death, Dec. 30, 1894, at 235 Central 
Park, West, and was buried in his mausoleum at Riverside 
Cemetery, East Haddam, Conn. Children: 

187 i. William Todd' Greene, b. Jan. 2, 1838; d. May 16, 1847. 

188 ii. Richard Henry Greene, b. June 12, 1839. 

79. James Wilson' Green (Richard,* James,' William,' William"), 
b. March 20, 1809; came to New York from East Haddam; m. 
May I, 1832, Catharine A. Whitney of Albany, N. Y., b, July 27, 
181 2; lived N. Y. City, then Richmond, Ind., for seven years, 
then N. Y. until May i, 1846, then Brooklyn, N. Y., where his 
wife d. Aug. 21, 1849; she was dau. of Selleck and Betsey (Knapp) 
Whitney. Selleck was b. Stamford, Conn., June 28, 1779-80; m. 
Jan. 26, 1805-6, Betsey, dau. of Jas. and Mary (Hubbell) Knapp. 
He was son of Daniel and Hannah (Selleck) Whitney (see W/nt- 
ney Genealogy); she was dau. of Peter and Martha (Whiting) 

* See Todd Genealogy, N. Y., 1867, also Appendix in same; Duffie Family 
Roosevelt Family, Herring Family and Dodge Family. 

I For other ancestry of W. W. Green see IVinslow Memorial, Webb 
Genealogy and Magna Charta Barons and Their Descendants, 

2o8 The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [July, 

While in Richmond, Ind., he was President of the village. 
Mr. Green m. (2) Mrs. Grace Hollister of Buffalo, N. Y.; she d. 
1877. He was a lawyer, and active in politics; he and his brother 
William were members of the Order of the American Flag (Know 
Nothings) when James Harper was elected Mayor of New York, 
1844, by the Native Americans. Mr. Green was editor of the 
American Republican, the party organ. He was elected, by the 
Republicans of New York, Councilman, 1864, '65 and '66, the last 
year he was chosen chairman. He d. Jan. 12, 1890, at Buffalo, 
N. Y., while on a visit to his dau. Anna Katherine Rohlfs. 

189 i. Sarah Elizabeth* Green, b. N. Y. C, Feb 28, 1833; 
never m.; d. Jan. 18, 1906. 

190 ii. James Frederick Green, b. N. Y. C, Jan. 11, 1835. 

191 iii. Sidney Harper Green, b. Richmond, Ind., July 16, 1843. 

192 iv. Anna Katherine Green, b. Nov. 11, 1846, Brooklyn, 


193 V. Henry Ward Beecher Green, b. July 22, 1849; d. Sept. 

5, 1849. 
80. Sidney' Green (Richard,* James,* William," William'), b. at 
East Haddam, Jan. 2, 181 1. When he came to New York his 
brothers Henry and William took him into their business, chang- 
ing the firm name to Green & Co. He lived in Brooklyn and m. 
there Mary Gleason Deming, dau. of Frederick* and Mary 
(Gleasonf) Deming of that place. May 12, 1846; she was b. in 
Litchfield, Conn., May 8, 1815. He was cotton merchant and 
broker, director of Union Bank, N. Y,, also director and cashier 

* John' Deming, the ancestor, m. 1637, Honor, dau. of Richard and Alice 
(Gaylord) Treat. 

DanieP Deming, b. Wethersfield, about 1652; m. Mary , 1678. 

David* Deming, b. July 20, 1681; Harvard College, 1700; m. Mary Brigham; 
was ordained 171 5, and preached at Medway, Mass. 

David'* Deming, b. Aug. 24, 1709, Middletown, Conn.; m. Mehitable, dau. 
of Henry and Mehitable (Rowley) Champion.(a) 

Julius* Deming, b. April 16, 1755, N. Lyme, Conn.; m. Aug, 7, 1781, Dorothy, 
dau. of Henry and Deborah (Brainard) Champion.(a) He served in the army 
under Col. Champion in the commissary department, and moved to Litchfield. 

Fredericd* Deming, b. Oct. 4, 1787, Litchfield, Conn.; m. Mary, dau. of 
Ebenezer Steele and Prudence (Brainard) Gleason, July 19, 1813; she was b. 
May 15. 1796. He d. Sept. 13, i860; she d. March 31, 1869, both at Brooklyn, 
N. Y. He was president of the Union Bank, N. Y. 

t Thos.' Gleason, the ancestor, was at Watertown, Mass., 1652; Charles- 
town, 1662; m. Susanna . 

Isaac' Gleason, b. 1654; lived at Enfield, was in the Falls fight, 1676, andd. 

Isaac^ Gleason, b. 1687; m. 1712, Mary, dau. of John Prior. 

Isaac* Gleason, b. 1715; m. Sarah, dau. of Ebenezer Steele of Farmington. 

Ebenezer Steele* Gleason, bap. Dec. 6, 1767; m. July 19, 1813, Prudence 
Brainard. They had: Mary« Gleason, b. May 15, 1796; m. Frederick^ Deming, 
and Charlotte* Gleason, b. June 2, 1806; m. Richard W.* Green. 

id) Henryi Champion, the ancestor, of Saybrook, Conn., 1647. 

Thomas" Champion, b. April, 1656; m. Aug. 23, 1682, Hannah Brockway. 

Henry3 Champion, b. May 2, 1695; m. Mehitable Rowley, dau. of Moses, and gr.-dau. of 
Moses and Elizabeth (dau. of Capt. Matthew Fuller) Rowley of East Haddam, Conn. Henry 
and Mehitable Champion had: Mehitable,* who m. David* Deming. and Col. Henry,* b. Jan. 19, 
1720; m. Deborah Brainard, and had Dorothy^ Champion, who m. Aug. 7, 1781, Julius^ Deming, 
son of said David* Deming. 

^9o8.] The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. 20q 

of the Marine Bank. He was trustee of the church of the Pil- 
grims (Rev. Dr. Storrs), Brooklyn. He d. at his residence, 
Monroe Place, Jan. 20, 1878; she d. Nov. 21, 1888. Children: 

194 i. Mary Deming* Green, b. Brooklyn, Feb. 6, 1848. 

195 ii. Frederick Deming Green, b. Brooklyn, July 3, 1850. 

196 iii. Ella Champion Green, b. May 8, 1852, Brooklyn. 

197 iv. Clara Louisa Green, b. Dec. 28, 1855; d. Dec. 28, 1855. 

198 V. Sidney Green, b. Dec. 19, 1856, Brooklyn. 

81. Frederick Warren' Green (Richard,* James,' William,' 
William'), b. East Haddam, Aug. 16, 1813. He was a merchant 
in his native town, and succeeded his uncle Timothy Green as 
postmaster, which office he held until 1845, when he removed 
to Brooklyn, N. Y. He manufactured cotton twine, later was 
engaged in the Brooklyn Oil Co., and finally was president of the 
National Storage Co., N. Y. He m. Mary Gardner Morgan, May 
I, 1838; she was b. Sept. 24, 1815, dau. of Avery* and Jerusha 
(Gardner) Morgan of Colchester, Conn. She d. June 14, 187 1. 
He d. April 5, 1870, in Brooklyn; both buried at East Haddam, 
Conn. Children: 

199 i. Mary Lydia^ Green, b. Oct. 30, 1841, East Haddem. 

200 ii. Eliza Bulkeley Green, b. Aug. 17, 1843; d. Oct. 12, 

1844, East Haddam. 

201 iii. Frederick Morgan Green, b. May 16, 1845, Colchester, 


202 iv. Caroline Amelia Green, b. Sept. 18, 1847, Brooklyn, 

N. Y. 

203 V. Morgan Henry Green, b. Feb. 5, 1850; d. Dec. 16, 1850. 

204 vi. Henry William Green, b. April 13, 1853. 

205 vii. Richard Avery Green, b. March 2, 1855; d. July 21, 1879. 
83. Sarah Ann" Green (Richard,* James,MVilliam,' William'), 
b. April 16, 1819, East Haddam. Some years after her father's death 
her mother and she moved to Brooklyn, N. Y. She m. Nov. 16, 
1854, Samuel Canfield Wildman, who was b. March 16, 181 1, Dan- 
bury, Conn., son of Fairchild and Mary (Canfield) Wildman. 
He united with the Congregational Church, Sept., 1831; was a 
farmer and director of the Danbury Bank. He m. (i) Sept. 3, 
1835, Laura A. Bostwick, who was b. Aug. 29, 1812, and d. March 
25, 1853. She had Mary, Samuel, Edgar and Laura, all deceased, 
only the last married. He d. 1894. Since then Sarah G. Wild- 
man lived alone in Danbury until her death, April 18, 1908, aged 
89 years. Children: 

206 i. Fannie Louise* Wildman, b. Feb. 21, 1856; d. June 6, 


* James' Morgan, the ancestor, was b. in Wales 1607; came to Roxbury, 
Mass., 1640; m. Mary Hill; his son John,^ m. (i) Rachel Dimond; m. (2) wid. 
Williams, dau. of Lt.-Gov. Wm. Jones, and gr.-dau. of Theophilus Eaton. 
William,^ b. 1693, eldest son of John, m. Mary, dau. of Capt. James Avery, Jr. 
Their eldest son, William, Jr.,^ b. June 17, 1723; m. Temperance Avery, and 
had: Wm. Avery^ Morgan, m. Lydia Smith. Their son Avery.' m. Jerusha, 
dau. of Col. Jonathan Gardner. Mary Gardner^ Morgan, their hfth child, m. 
F. W. Green, in the text. Jonathan Gardner was son of John of Gardiner s 
Island; he m. Jerusha Stark, dau. of Silas and Jerusha (Hyde) Stark. (\ ide 
Morgan Gen. and Hyde Gen.) 

2 I O The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [July, 

207 ii. Henry Green Wildman, b. Nov. 29, 1858. 

84. Nancy* Spencer (Ann Green,* James,' William,'' William'), 
b. May 29, 1791, East Haddam; m. Oct. 27, 1819, Thomas Bunce 
of Middletown, Conn., a descendant of Thomas, of Hartford, 1640. 
Two children, neither m., and both d.: 

208 i. Jared* Bunce. 

209 ii. Nancy Bunce. 

87. Richard Green' Spencer (Ann Green,* James,' William,' 
William'), bap. May 4, 1800, East Haddam; m. Sept. 4, 1825, 
Sophia Lake; he lived in Canada and d. July 29, 1834, I am 
ignorant of this family. 

88. Nancy' Green (Oliver,* James,' William,' William*), b. 
Cheshire, Mass., Aug. 25, 1798; m. Dec. 11, 1816, Horace Hayden,* 
b. 1786, son of Nehemiah, b. Dec. 4, 1755, and Sarah (Sill) Hayden 
of Essex, Conn. They lived in East Haddem. He was a mer- 
chant and ship builder. She d. July 3, 1822. He m. (2) Oct. 3, 
1824, Esther (Beebe) Paine of Southold, L. I. He d. Aug. 18, 
1840.1 Children: 

210 i. Nehemiah' Hayden, b. March 29, 181 9. 

211 ii. Nancy Green Hayden, b. Oct. 29, 1820. 

212 iii. Horace Hayden, b. May 28, 1822. 

92. Oliver' Green (Oliver,* James,' William,' William'), b. East 
Haddam, Dec. 31, 1805; m. Sept. 21, 1839, at St. Louis, Mo., 
Georgian Marguerite Rohr; she was b. May 20, 1818, at Fred- 
erick, Md., dau. of George (b. April 25, 1793; d. Nov. 4, 1877) and 
Catharine (Koontz) Rohr; she d. Aug. 18, 1866, St. Louis, Mo. 
He was a manufacturer of vinegar, liquor and boat stores, and 
merchant. He d. at St. Louis, Sept. 27, 1875. Two children 
were b. Boonville, Mo., the others all in St. Louis. Children: 

213 i. Cora Willey' Greene, b. Jan. 16, 1841. 

214 ii. Katharine Henrietta Greene, b. April 12, 1843. 

215 iii. Mary Alice Greene, b. Jan. 21, 1846. 

216 iv. Evelyn Adelaide Greene, b. March 19, 1848. 

217 V. Georgian Lucre tia Greene, b. Jan. 6, 185 1. 

218 vi. Fannie Raiford Greene, b. May 6, 1854. 

219 vii. Edward Marshall Greene, b. May 6, 1854; d, Feb. i, 


220 viii. Oliver Herbert Greene, b. Oct. 19, 1857. 

93, Lucretia Bacon' Green (Oliver,* James," William,' William"), 
b. March i, 1808, East Haddam; m. June 19, 1831, Dr. Sidney 
Brainerd Willey, b. Stafford, Conn., March 14, 1807, son of Calvin 
and Sally (Brainerd) Willey; Calvin was son of John Willey, b. 
1 741 (son of Benajah and Rachel Dutton Willey); m. April 30, 
1767, Elizabeth, dau. of John and Elizabeth (Winslow) Marshall, 
the latter was b. Feb. 9, 1741, sister of Ruth Marshall (Mrs. James 
Green). John Willey was of Litchfield, Conn. Calvin was b, at 

* John' Hayden was b. at Lyme, Conn., about 1700; his son was Nehemiah,' 
who had Uriah,^ b. Jan. 10, 1732; m. Dec. 2, 1754, Ann Starkey, d. Nov. 24, 1808. 
Nehemiah,* b. Dec. 4, 1755, m. Sara Sill, d. May 29, 1791; they had Horace 
Hayden who m. Nancy Green. 

t The children of Horace and Esther Hayden were: Geo. W., Wm. Henry, 
Jane M., Henrietta, Luther and Sarah Sill Hayden. 


^9°^-] The Greene Family of Ply?uouth Colony. 

East Haddam, Sept. 15, 1776, he lived in Tolland Co., was Rep- 

PresWenH'.l''Ff ^f^''' ^tfe Senator, two years, Judge of Probate, 
Presidential Elector, and 1825-1831, U. S. Senator He d. Aug 
23, 1858. Lucretia Green Willey d. Nov., 1887. Dr Willev 
graduated at Yale, 1828, and in medicine, 183 1, practiced medi^ 
cine in Brooklyn, N. Y., and d. April 13, 1853.^ Children 

221 1. James Marshall' Willey, b. March 25 18^2 

222 11. Oliver Green Willey, b. May 15, iS^c;'- d jan i^t iZcc 

223 lii. Sidney Brainerd wll'ley, Jr.^ b.'jan.'':;. .S-i'^rownld 

June 28, 1847. 

224 iv. Sarah Lucretia Willey, b. Sept. 17, 1841 

225 V. Sidney Brainerd Willey, b. Nov 15 1852 

96. Mary Ann^ Green (Oliver,* James,' William,^' William'), b 
East Haddam, Nov. n, 1816; m. Daniel Brainerd Warner b 
East Haddam, March 24, 1807, son of Daniel and Nancy (Brainerd) 
Warner. He was Brigade-Major and Inspector of Artillery 
Conn. Major Warner has been Postmaster and Town Clerk 
East Haddam; Rep. in Conn. Legislature, 1850-1, State Senator' 
1852-3, President of Senate, 1853. He was ship builder and 
merchant. East Haddam; firm in later years D. B. Warner & Son 
He d. Feb. 25, 1891; his widow d. Feb. 23, 1896. Children b East 
Haddam, except first, b. Clinton, Mich.: 

226 i. NancyLucretia*Warner,b. May 17, 1837; d. Jan. 19,1838. 

227 ii. Charles Belden Warner, b. July 28, 1839. 

228 iii. Mary Green Warner, b. Aug. 7, 1842. 

229 iv. Sidney Brainerd Warner, b. Dec. 5, 1848. 

230 V. Georgian Lucretia Warner, b. April 3, 1852. 

231 vi. Antoinette Louisa Warner, b. Sept. 22, 1854. 

98. Maria Theresa* Green (Timothy,* James,' William,' Wil- 
liam'), dau. of Timothy and Mrs. Lucretia (Hathaway) (Knowles*) 
Green, was b. in East Haddam, April 21, 1815, was educated 
at Dr. Joseph Emerson's Seminary at Wethersfield, and m. in 
East Haddam, Oct. 14, 1840, Frederick William Shepard, M.D., 
of Essex, Conn. She removed to Hartford with three of her 
children soon after her husband's death, but was making her 
home in Saybrook at the time of her own death, which occurred 
in Hartford, May 4, 1883. Dr. Shepard, who was b. in Plainfield, 
Conn., March 18, 1812, was the son of Job Shepard, farmer, of 
Plainfield, and Azubah Clark of Saybrook, and was descended 
through a line of Plainfield and Concord, Mass., farmers from 
Ralph Shepard,f who came from Stephney, England, to Boston in 
1635. Frederick W. was brought up in Saybrook, was graduated 
at the Yale Medical School in 1834, and practiced his profession 
for a brief period at Gale's Ferry, Conn., and for the remainder 
of his life at Essex, where he d. May 2, i860. The children of 
Dr. and Mrs. Shepard, all b. in Essex, were: 

* By her first marriage Mrs. Timothy Green was mother of Philo Knowles, 
a sea captain, who d. of yellow fever in the Gulf of Mexico; and Augusta 
Freeman Knowles, who lived in the family with her half sisters and brother 
until she m. late in life, Daniel W. Norton, a prominent citizen of Suffield, Conn. 

t A small volume on Ralph Shepard, Puritan, was privately printed in 
1893, by Ralph Hamilton Shepard of New Haven, N. Y., son of the late Sidney 
Shepard of Buffalo, N. Y, 

212 The Greene Family of Plymouth Colony. [July> 

232 i. Maria Green* Shepard, b. April 14, 1842. 

233 ii. Catherine Tyler Shepard, b. May 22, 1844; d. May 6, 

1846, Essex. 

234 iii. Frederick Job Shepard, b. Jan. 23, 1850. 

235 iv. Charlotte Lewis Shepard, b. Aug. 17, 1854. 

236 V. John Woodruff Shepard, b. July 18, 1858. 

99. Catharine Lucretia' Green (Timothy,* James,* William," 
William'), b. East Haddam, Aug. 14, 1819; m. Captain Henry 
Selden Tyler, b. Haddam, Nov. 19, 1815, son of Selden and 
Sarah (Randall) Tyler. They lived at East Haddam, Conn., 
Brooklyn, N. Y., and Brighton, Pa., where he d. Sept. 19, 1859. 
He was a sea captain. She lived in Hartford, Conn., the latter 
part of her life and d. there Sept. 26, 1887. Children: 

237 i. Kate Green' Tyler, b. May 12, 1848, East Haddam. 

238 ii. Henry Whitney Taylor, b. March 6, 1850, East Haddam. 

239 iii, Francis Tyler, b. Nov. 11, 1856, Brooklyn, N. Y.; d. 

April 16, 1857. 

100. Timothy Franklin' Green (Timothy,* James,' William," 
William*), son of Timothy and Lucretia (Hathaway) (Knowles) 
Green, was b. in East Haddam, Oct. 11, 182 1, was educated at 
Bacon Academy, Colchester, and after a brief engagement in the 
manufacture of rubber goods in Colchester went West, spending 
the greater part of his life in Maiden, 111., in lumber and grain 
business. He served during the Civil War in the 139th Illinois 
Volunteer Infantry. His last years were passed as clerk in the 
Pension Office at Washington. He was prominent as a Sunday 
school worker and as a Mason, and in Washington he was a deacon 
and a much beloved member of the First Congregational Church. 
He did a great deal of missionary work, had charge of a church in 
Kansas for a year. He was a member of the Masonic Veterans 
and of Pentalphia Lodge; State lecturer, editor of the Mystic 
Star. He was a fine musician and belonged to many musical 
clubs during his life, but especially used his talent in Christian 
service. He m. in New London, Conn., Dec. 30, 1845, Sarah Maria, 
dau. of Lemuel and Maria Ann (Dowd) Raymond, b. May 25, 
1824. He d. in Washington, Feb. 14, 1895.* Mrs. Green d. in 
Maiden, 111., Aug. 27, 1896. Their children were: 

240 i, Caroline Amelia" Green, b. Nov. 8, 1846, East Haddam. 

241 ii. Timothy Franklin Green, b. Oct. 14, 1849, East Haddam. 

242 iii. Catherine Maria Green, b. Dec. 29, 1854, Colchester, 

Conn.; d. Jan. 29, i860, Maiden, 111. 

243 iv. William Raymond Green, b. Nov. 9, 1856, Colchester. 

244 v. Charles Dudley Green, b. Nov. 26, i860. Maiden. 

245 vi. Henry Sidney Green, b. Aug. 17, 1864, Maiden. 

246 vii. Sarah Ann Green, b. Aug. 20, 1868, Maiden. 

247 viii. Ida Augusta Green, b. Dec. 3, 1869, Maiden. 

* Mr. Green was a great favorite in his native town, which was shown 
when he was called to preside at the Centennial celebration of the church, in 
Oct., 1894. He contracted a cold at that time, which resulted in his death a few 
months afterwards. Mrs. Green was b. in Norwich, Mass. (now Huntington). 
The family moved from there to Stockbridge, Mass., and thence to New 
London, Conn. 

Record of Marriages. 



By Ephraim Hubbell, Justice of the Peace in the North 

Society of New Fairfield, at the Time of all the 

FOLLOWING Marriages, but now the Town of 

Sherman, Conn. 

From Wm. A. Eardeley-Thomas. 

1746, Oct. 12. 

Oct. 20. 

1747 July 23. 

Oct. 23. 

1748, Feb. 28. 
April 4. 
April 30. 
May 2. 

Nov. 7. 

1749, Jan. 5. 
Oct. 12. 

1750, Jan. 17. 

1 75 1, March 11. 
June 27. 
Dec. 5. 

1752, Oct. II. 
Oct. 24. 
Nov. 25. 

1753, April II. 

1754, June 13. 
Oct. 31 

1755, Sept. 23. 

1753, Oct. — . 

1755, Nov. 27. 

1756, July 13- 

Feb. 5. 

Dec. 9. 

1757, Jan. 4- 

Joseph Eastman & Phebe Henrise, both of New 

Fairfield, Conn. 
Joseph Congar & Hannah Pepper, both of New 

Joshua Cosens & Susannah Ellit. 
George Derle & Abiah Ginks. 
William Browning & Patience Mosher. 
Daniel Mosher & Ann Inwitt, both of the Oblong. 
Sam®' Arnold & Dorithy Comstock. 
Nathan Nobles of New Milford & Mary Gray of 

New Fairfield. 
Benjam Wells & Sarah Atwood. 
Ebenezer Seley & Eliner Barns. 
Samuel Cary & Susanna Page. 
John Maps & Lediah Cossons. 
John Bennit & Abigil Hollister. 
Ebenezer Wright & Mercy Leach. 
Job Lake & Desire Ginnins. 
Abraham Heneris & Elizabeth Wonzer. 
William Makfield & Betty Jenk. 
Ebenezer Seleye & Hannah Hungerford. 
Amos Leach & Deborah Wonzer, both of New 

Gideon Prindle of New Milford & Lottis Towner 

of New Fairfield. 
Joseph Vaughan & Rebecca Towner, both of 

New Fairfield. 
Enoch Stilson of New Milford & Freelove Stil- 

son of New Town. 
David Wellow & Hepsibah Hubbell, both of 

New Fairfield. 
Robart Nicols & Anne Hurd. 
Nehemiah Bardsle & Sarah Bardsle. 
David Barnum & Anna Towner, both of New 

James Pardee & Anna Wheeler. 
Sam' Gregory & Abigail Hall of New Fairfield. 
Silas Hill & Sarah Leach. 


Record of Marriages, 


1757, March 16. 
May 3. 
Aug. 25. 

1758, Feb. 7. 

1759, April 28. 

1760, Jan. 17. 
April 2. 

1761, May 14. 

1762, Feb. 8. 

Feb, 10. 
March 11. 

Nov, 9, 

1763, Jan, 19. 

Feb, 22, 

April 25, 

1765, Oct. 30. 

Nov. 7. 

Dec. II. 

1766, Jan. J2. 
Jan. 28. 

June II. 

Aug. 31. 

Sept. II. 

1767, Nov. 8. 

1768, June 7, 

1769, April II. 
Sept, 3. 

1770, Nov. I. 

1771, Nov. 13. 

1772, March 2. 

July 9. 

Dec. 3. 

1773, Jan. 21. 

Benjamin Barss & Abigail Barrit, at ye Meet" 
ing House in y® South Society. 

Hezekiah Olde of Stratfield «& Rebak Bardsle of 
New Fairfield. 

Tho^ Northrup & Joanna Leach, both of New 

Tho' Knap of Norfolk & Lowis Bass of New 

Henery Burchance & Zurviah Hall, both of New 

Ephraim Quimby of Pattin(?) & Elizabeth Pep- 
per of New Fairfield. 

John Leach & Martha Wonzer, both of New 

John Maine of Stoning Town & Hannah Prindle 
of New Fairfield. 

Ephraim Leach & Dorithy Benit, both of New 

Mr. Peter Eastman & Esther Laine. 

Nathan Barnum & Lois Wheeler, both of New 

Nathaniel Hays & Lydia Mapes. 

David Prindle & Jemima Leach of New Fair- 

John Smith & Zurviah Page, both of New Fair- 

Gaions Smith & Keziah Gage. 

Enoch Peck & Mary Graves of New Fairfield. 

David Stevens & Barnum, both of New 


Shadrach Hubbell & Hannah Moger, both of 
New Fairfield. 

Simeon Leach & Elizabeth Prindle, 

Abell Hollister of New Fairfield & Abigail 
Chambers of New Town. 

Jonathan Hollister & Elizabeth Wording, 

Amos Hoigg & Lydia Hoigg. 

Ebenezer Stevens & Silence Barnum, both of 
New Fairfield. 

John Prindle & wid. 


Joseph Morgan & Mary Page. 

John Sturdivent & Joanna Conger. 

William Thorn & Matha Hoigg. 

Edward Ritchards & Lidea Page. 

Samuel Marsh of New Milford & Merriam Leach. 

John Marsh of New Milford & Abigail Wonzer 

of New Fairfield. 
John Leach & Hannah Page, 
Amasa Hungerford & Elizabeth Seelye, 
Timothy Barnum & Thankful Hollister, both of 

New Fairfield, 


Reeord of Marriages. 


1773, Jan. 26. 
April 15. 

1774, Oct. 4. 

Nov. 24. 

Dec. 19. 

1775, Feb. 2. 
Feb. 17. 

1776, Jan. I. 

July 3- 

Oct. 25. 

1777, March 3. 

May 27. 

Sept. 14. 

Sept. 27. 

1778, Feb. 4. 
Feb. 26. 






1779, Dec. 9. 
Dec. 16. 
Dec. 26. 

1780, March 30. 
July 22. 
Sept. II. 

1781, March 7. 
May 6. 
Aug. — . 
Oct. 16. 
Oct. 30. 
Nov. I. 

1782, March 19. 

1783, Feb. 6. 
July -. 
Sept. 18. 

Ruben Cran (or w) of Ridgefield & Mary Touner 
of New Fairfield. 

Abel Cozer & Mary Moger, both of New Fair- 

Eleazer Bennidict of Danbury & Ruth Hollister 
of New Fairfield. 

Caleb Pitts & Esther Sturdivent. 

John Gould of Fairfield & Elizabeth Sturdevant 
of New Fairfield. 

Joel Conger & Anna Hollister, both of New 

Enos Peck & Anna Marsh, both of New Fair- 

Ichabod Leach of New Fairfield & Ruth Marsh 
of New Milford. 

Zephen"^ Briggs & Patience Nuton, both of New 

John Page of Williams Town & Rebecca Porter 
of New Fairfield. 

Jeremiah Hackston & Rhoda Akins, both of 
Dutchess County. 

Seth Barnum of Danbury & Abigail Bass of 
New Fairfield. 

Nathaniel Rowland & Akin, both of Oblong. 

George Higgins & Patience Mapes, both of New 

Mr. Jonathah Page & Johanah Northrup. 

Nathan Turrill of New Milford & Dorithy Phelps 
of New Fairfield. 

Paul Wildman of Farming Town & Phebe East- 
man of New Fairfield. 

Jeams Gregory «& Lowis Rindle, both of New 

Will™ G. Hubbell & Abigail Hyat. 

James Read of Judea & Martha Smith of New 

Stephen Pepper, jr., & Esther Wonzer. 

Barnard Carpenter & Mabell Grannis. 

Joseph Barlow & Esther Orsborn. 

James Hazard & Martha Gold. 

Nathaniel Fuller & Deborah Moger. 

Barnibas Wileman & Lowis Page, 

Elijah Conger & Martha Leach. 

William Smith & Silence Pepper, widow. 

Samuel Cook & Polly Wright. 

Capt. Joseph Giddings & wid. Elisabeth Kelley. 

Harvey & wid. Cone. 

Zadack Pratt & Hannah Pickit. 

Abel Lampher & Hannah Knap. 

Jabiz Elwell & Dorcas Barnum. 

(torn) & Hannah Row. 

Rosill Lamphear & Elizabeth Lamphear. 


Record of Marriages. 


1783, Sept. 20. 

1783, (torn) 25. 


1784, Feb. 19. 
April 12. 
Jan. II. 
Aug. 12. 
Nov. 18. 
Dec. 28. 

1785, April 14. 
April 15. 
April 20. 
April 20. 
April 20. 
Sept. 28. 
Oct. 10, 

1786, Jan. 8. 

Jan. 19. 

Feb. 28. 

March 13. 

May I. 

May 25. 

June 21. 

June 22. 

June 29. 

Oct. 30. 

Nov. 12. 

Nov. 13. 

Nov. 22. 

1787, Feb. — . 
March 25. 

April 12. 

Will-" Gold & wid. Pitts. 

(torn) Morrison & Hannah (torn) of Newbury. 

Amos Hubbell & Lucy Holms.* 

John Orsborn & Betsey Hollister. 

Pownal Deming & Abigail Hubbell. 

Alex^"" Stuart, Esq., & wid. Zurviah Wright. 

Ruben Cran (or w) & Rua Day. 

Seth Gorham & Mille^Dunk. 

Seth Pepper 8c Azuba lycach. 

John Durgee & Hannah Conger, both of New 

Amos Northrup & Zurviah Hungerford. 
John Hendrick & Anne Barnum. 
John Leach, Jr., & Uranah Hall. 
Ethel Burns & Griswold Hunt of New Milford. 
Henery Hatch & Amanda Hubbell. 
Eliakim Andrus & Aniss Nickerson. 
Stephen Benitt & Elizabeth Leach, both of New 

Alfred Brunson of New Milford & Hannah 

Elliott of Dover & Liviney Stewart of New 

Samuel Godfree of Fairfield & Clarice Fairchild 

of New Fairfield. 
Jacob Odle of Manchester & Rebecca Erbs (or 

Erls) of New Fairfield. 
James Quimbe & Hannah Burduff. 
Samuel Underbill of Dosset & Annis Barns. 
Charles Barns & Mercy Leach. 
John Benedict of Danbury & Rhamah Phelps of 

New Fairfield. 
Will™ French & Lucee Hatch of New Fairfield. 
John Worner & Abigail Stevens, both of New 

Asa Brunson of New Milford & Elizabeth Hatch 

of New Fairfield. 
Abraham Seeman of Dover & Lucindiah Gid- 

gions of New Fairfield. 
Nath^' Loomis of Washington & Anna Moger of 

New Fairfield. 
Seth Scovel & Abiah Conger of New Fairfield. 
Elihu Steuart & Eunice Wright, both of New 

Amos Leach & Helind Pepper of New Fairfield. 

* Amos Hubbel, who m. 1783, Lucy Holms, was a son of Ephraim Hubbell, 
the Justice of the Peace, who m. the foregoing 144 couples, and before his mar- 
riage had been a soldier in the Revolution. His widow, in making application 
for pension in 1838, sent to the Pension Office at Washington, the original 
record of the foregoing marriages to prove her own marriage. In 1878, the 
Pension Office returned the said original record to the New Fairfield Town 
Clerk, and in April, 1885, they were in his safe, but have since disappeared. 

'9o8.] New York Gleanings in Eni^land. 


1787, April 19. Eph™ Conger & Experience Eastman 

June 27. Rusel Wing of Quaker Hill & Nancy Fields of 

New Fairfield. 
July I. Jobe Hurlbut & Margit Hungerford, both of 

New Fairfield. 

1788, Jan. 10. Hubbard Barlow & Polly Hubbcll, both of New 

Feb. 10. Henery Stevens of Fredrikburg & Experience 
Hatch of New Fairfield. 

Feb. 17. Isaac Northrup & Urana Hubbell of New Fair- 

Feb. — . Gabriel Sherwood & Johannah Sunderlin of New 

April 13. Hail Lum of New Milford & Mary Prindle of 
New Fairfield. 
1790, Feb. 18. William Bostwick & Mary Beams of New Fair- 

Nov. 7. Daniel Leach & Lois Lacey, both of New Fair- 

Nov. 7. Gideon Draper & Dircus(?) Hollister, both of 

New Fairfield. 
Nov. 22. Abraham Talman & Ollive Dugliss of Fishkills. 
i79i,Jan. 25. Ebenezer Hollister & Phebe Pepper, both of 

New Fairfield. 

Including " Gleanings," by Henry F. Waters, not before printed. 

Contributed by Lothrop Withington, 

30 Little Russell St., W. C, London. 
(Continued from Vol. XXXIX., p. 46 of the Record). 

Edward Amhurst of Annapolis Royal in America, Esquire, 
but now residing in Cecil Street in the Strand in the County of 
Middlesex. Will 5 June, 1754; proved 25 June, 1754. All to my 
wife Mary Amhurst of Annapolis Royal. Executors: my wife 
Mary Amhurst and my friends Phillip Bromfield and Thomas 
Blanure of Lombard Street, London. Testator being seized with 
a paralytic stroke put his mark. Witnesses: E. Winniett, J. Mor- 
gan, F. Monson. Penfold, 157. 

William Cosby, Esq., Governor of New York and New Jer- 
sey in America. Will 9 March 1735-6; proved 3 July, 1739. The 
tract of land purchased of the Germans called the Manor of 
Cosby on both sides of the Mohaeke River in Albany County to 


2 1 8 New York Gleanings in England. [July, 

my two sons William and Henry. One third part of my lands 
in Rochester in Ulster County and the mines there to my wife 
Grace Cosby and the other two parts to my said two sons. My 
House and ground in Soho Square, London to my wife. My 
house at St. Leonards Hills and lands adjoining to my wife for 
life and at her decease to my son William. Residuary Legatee 
and Executrix: My wife Grace Cosby. Witnesses: James De 
Lancey, John Felton, Charles Williams, Will Cosby, Joseph Mur- 
ray. Henchman, 145. 

Abraham Duane, Commander of his Majesty's Sloop, the 
Beaver. Will 3 January 1767; proved 28 August 1767. Sole Leg- 
atee and Executor: my Brother Cornelius Duane of the City of 
New York in North America. Witnesses: Richard Wells, David 
Hunter, George Dawford. Proved by William Neate, attorney 
for Cornelius Duane now residing at New York in North Amer- 
ica. Legard, 303. 

Augustine Gordon of St. Johns Wappen, county of Middlesex, 
Chyrurgeon being now bound out in a voyage to sea. Will 2 
November 1705; proved 8 December 171 2. All my lands and 
estate in America I give to my wife Margarett for life and then 
at her decease to my son William Gordon. Residuary Legatee 
and Executrix: my wife Margaret. Witnesses: Joseph Haden in 
Wapping, Margaret Mearillon in Wapping near the Hermitage, 
Ephraim Bromwich, Scrivener in Virginia Street. 

Barnes, 235. 

Hector Mackenzie, late of the Town of Bath on the Cohorton 
River in the County of Steuben and state of New York in the 
United States of North America, but now living at No. 63 
Hatton Garden, county Middlessex, Esq. Will 16 October 1802; 
proved 5 August 1807. To William MacCra of Cree Bridge in 
County of Kirkubright, Galloway, Esq., and Daniel Wilson 
Davison of Clements Inn, Gentleman, all lands in the County of 
Steuben, opposite Mud Creek, formerly surveyed for Benjamin 
Patterson, two lots in Township No. 4, formerly surveyed by 
William Kersey, land in Township No. 5, surveyed by William 
Kersey for Hector Mackenzie which were confirmed by in- 
dentures made in September 1800 between Charles Williamson 
of Bath and me, also tract of land in Township No. 6 abutting 
on Crooked Lake, by an indenture made by Peter Faulkener of 
East Town in Pennsilvania, also land from William Dunn of 
Bath and land from Charles Cameron, also a messuage in Morris 
street in Bath, land from Finlay McClure, and all my money and 
goods in trust for my wife Diana, during her lifetime, and then 
after her decease for my children, to be equally divided among 
them when 21. Executors in trust of my will and guardians to 
my children: the said William McCra and Daniel Wilson Davison. 
Witnesses: F. Gogerly 2 Mount Roe, Lambeth, Elizabeth Mac- 
kenzie, Wandsworth Road, H. M. O. Mackenzie, same place. 

Lushington, 685. 

1908.] The Sands Family. 2IQ 

William Smith. Will March 5 1755; proved 3 May, 1756. To 
James Skinner Esq. Sir, immediately after my decease its my 
desire that you and Mr. Adrian Philips become possessors of 
my shallop Charming Peggy of Bonacord. I charge my estate 
with the payment of two hundredweight of refined wax to Doctor 
Robert Jeffreys, ditto to Mr. Tobias Lisle. What Mr. Lewis 
Voss is indebted to me I forgive him. To "Crony 12 cans of 
such money as he chooses." My slave Angella I make free and 
give her for her sole use my slave man Thomas and my slave 
woman Domingo. I give my slave woman Tombang to Leestia, 
Rest of my goods to be remitted to Johnson and Fothergill, 
Merchants of London for the benefit of my friends. Executors: 
Governor Mr. Skinner and Mr. Adrian Phillips and all accounts 
depending between you (Mr. Skinner) Mr. Louree and my self I 
refer to you settling. At Bracoe Port in presence of Robert 
Jefferys, Daniel Crony. Glazier, 150. 


Contributed by F. C. L. Beck. 

The following record, apparently made by Joshua Sands, one 
of the early merchants of the City of New York, appears upon an 
old paper now preserved by one of his descendants, and will be 
of interest to the many members of that named family, who now 
reside in this city. The notes contained in parenthesis do not 
appear in the ancient paper but were from the records of St. 
Ann's Church, Brooklyn, N. Y., or elsewhere among family 

Josh* Sands, youngest son of John Sands of Queens County, 
Long Island, b. at Cow Neck, the 12 day of Oct., 1757; confirmed 
by Bishop Provoost, 20 Oct., 1791. (Died in Brooklyn, Sept. 13, 


Ann Ayscough, daughter of Dr. Richard x\yscough of the 
City of New York, was b, in New York the 5 day of Jan., 1761; 
confirmed as above. (Died in Brooklyn, July 17, 185 1.) 

Josh'' Sands and Ann Ayscough were m. by the Rev. Mr. 
Moffatt at the house of Col. Wm. Malcolm, Wallkill, County of 
Ulster, on the 9 day of March, 1780. (Their children were:) 

Ann Moore Sands was b. at Rhinebeck, in the County of 
Dutchess, on the i day of Jan., 1781; bap. by Mr. Moffatt; con- 
firmed as above. (Married Fanning Cobham Tucker, July 11, 
1804; d. , 1833.) 

Richard Ayscough Sands was b. at Dr. Van Wyck's at Fish- 
kill, Monday the 7 of April, 1783; bap. by Mr. Moffatt. (Buried 
St. Ann's Church, March 12, 1818.) 

2 20 Society Proceedings. [J^V' 

Grace Sands was b. in New York the 29 day of Nov., 1784; 
was bap, the 19 day of Dec. following, by the Rev. Mr. Beach; 
godmothers: Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Maher; godfather: Mr. Wm. 
Malcolm; d. Feb. 13, 1793, at 8 o'clock, a. m. 

Elizabeth Sands was b. in New York the 20 day of Sept., 1786, 
and was bap. Sunday, the 15 day of Oct. following, by the Rev. 
Mr. Beach; godmother: Mrs. Malcolm. (Married Edward 
Trenchard, U. S. N., Feb. 3, 1814.) 

William Malcolm Sands was b. March 9, 1788, at Brooklyn, 
in Kings County, and was bap. by the Rev. Mr. Wright, on Sun- 
day the 30th following; godfathers: General William Malcolm, 
Mr. Peter McDougall; godmother: Mrs. Malcolm. (Married 
Elizabeth Breese; d. May 12, 1866.) 

Sarah Ann Sands was b. Saturday, 27 day February, 1790, 
at Brooklyn, Kings County, and was bap. by the Rev. Mr. Wright, 
on Sunday, 21st day March following; Richard Moore Ayscough, 
godfather; Mrs. Barron and Miss Latouche, godmothers. (Mar- 
ried Thomas March, Sept. 28, 1808; buried St. Ann's Church, 
Nov. 28, i860.) 

Matilda Caroline Sands was b. at Brooklyn (K. C), on Mon- 
day, March 5, 1792, and was bap. 29, s"^ m°, by the Rev. Mr. 
Rattoon; godmothers: Miss Fanny Malcolm, Miss Matilda 
Cruger; godfather, Mr. James Cornwall. (Buried St. Ann's 
Church, March 10, 1822.) 

Joshua Rattoon Sands was b. at Brooklyn, May 13, 1795, and 
bap. by Rev. Dr. Nesbitt; spon.: Elijah D. Rattoon and H. Sands. 
(He m. (i) Mary Stevens; (2) Harriet Stevens; (3) Eliza Ann 
Crook.) (Died 1883, Rear-Admiral, U. S. N.) 

Grace Augusta, b. 28 Feb., 1797. (Married Joseph Henshaw.) 

Samuel Bayard Malcolm, b. 12 July, 1799. (Married Madaline 
Middagh, Nov. 9, 1825; buried Sept, 17, 1832.) 

John Cornwall, b. 31 July, 1801; d. 14 Jan., 1804. 
Harriet Ayscough, b. Oct. 10, 1803; d. unm. 


March ioth, 1908. 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on Tuesday, 
March loth, 1908, at 4.45 P. M., the President being in the Chair. 

Present: Messrs, Bowen, Drowne, Eliot, Gibson, Morrison, Mott, Totten 
and Wright. 

The minutes of the last stated meeting were read, and on motion, duly 
seconded, approved. 

The Secretary then read a letter from Mrs. Helen M. Dwight thanking the 
Society for the engrossed memorial of the late President Dwight, and also a 
letter of Mr. Archibald Rogers, withdrawing his resignation. 

iQoS'] Society Proceedings. 


The Treasurer then read a statement of the several funds to date and 
reported the purchase of one New York City 4>^^ Bond, debited to the 
Permanent Fund. 

On motion, duly seconded, it was resolved that the invested portion of the 
Reserve Fund be transferred to the Building Fund, increasing said fund to 
about $4,000.00. 

The Chairman of the Executive Committee then reported the recent 
changes m some of the tenants of the building, and as Chairman of the Building 
Committee, reported that owing to the fact that only §3,900.00 was available in 
cash to finance a transaction of some $65,000.00; that the present annual rental 
value of the new property would be about $2,750.00, and the total estimated cost 
of maintenance and interest would be $4,012.32, acquiring the adjoining 
premises would result in an annual deficit of $1,262.32, which would have to be 
met by the Society, It was accordingly the unanimous opinion of the Com- 
mittee that no steps be taken to acquire the adjoining premises until 
the available cash assets be increased to $20,000.00. He further read a letter 
from the real estate agent in regard to the method of acquiring the adjoining 
premises and financing the operation by mortgages. 

On motion, duly seconded, it was resolved that the report and recom- 
mendations of the Building Committee be accepted and adopted. 

The Chairman of the Publication Committee then stated that Volume IV 
of the Society Collections would soon be completed and the Publication Com- 
mittee were authorized to expend up to $600.00 in issuing same. 

The President then announced the proposed speakers and their subjects 
for the March, April and May meetings of the Society. 

On motion, duly seconded, it was resolved that the next regular meeting of 
the Trustees be postponed from the second Tuesday to the third Monday in 
May, and there being no further business, the meeting was on motion, duly 
seconded, adjourned. 

March 13TH, 1908. 

A Regular Meeting of the Society was held on Friday, March 13, 1908, at 
8.30 P. M., the President being in the Chair. The Executive Committee 
reported the election of the following Annual Members: — Henry Trumbull 
Bronson, George Austin Morrison, Leon Nelson Nichols, Mrs. Elwood Osborn 

The President then introduced Mr. William Macdonald, Ph.D., LL.D., 
Professor of American History at Brown University, who proceeded to address 
the meeting on the subject of "John Neal, Literary Critic." 

At the close of the lecture, it was on motion, duly seconded, resolved that 
the thanks of the members and guests present be extended to the speaker for 
his entertaining and instructive lecture, and there being no further business 
the meeting was on motion, duly seconded, adjourned. 

April ioth, 1908. 

A Regular Meeting of the Society was held on Friday, April loth, 1908, at 
8.30 P. M., the President being in the Chair. The Executive Committee 
reported the election of the following Life Member:— Henry Richard Taylor; 
and of the following Annual Members:— Murray Whiting Ferris, Edmund 
Hendricks, Jefferson M. Levy, Mrs. Charies Stewart Maurice, Robert C. Ogden, 
Edward Truex Piatt, Jordan Jackson Rollins, Henry Woodward .Sackett, 
Laurence Eugene Sexton, Arthur Outram Sherman and Robert 1 alniadge. 

The President then introduced Mr. William Webster Ellsworth, who 
addressed the meeting on the subject of "Arnold and AndrtS the Story of the 
Treason," illustrated with stereopticon views. , , . 

At the close of the lecture it was on motion, duly seconded, resolved that 
the thanks of the members and guests present be extended to the speaker for 
his interesting and instructive lecture, and there bemg no further business the 
meeting was on motion, duly seconded, adjourned. 


2 22 Society Proceedings. [July. 

May 8th, 1908. 

A Regular Meeting of the Society was held on Friday evening, May 8th, 
1908, at 8.45 o'clock. Mr. Tobias A. Wright, the Second Vice-President being in 
the Chair. 

The Executive Committee reported the election of the following mem- 
bers: — Life Members: Gustav Amsinck, James Benedict, Edward Motley 
Weld. Annual Members: Mrs. Albro Akin, Rev. John Betts Calvert, D.D., 
Heth Lorton, Edward Bunnell Phelps, Maj. Harmon Pumpelly Read, Arthur 
Charles Rounds, Philip Henry Waddell Smith, William Alexander Smith, 
Charles Wadhams Stevens, Mrs. Thomas S. Strong, Erastus Theodore Tefft, 
Allen Mason Thomas, M.D., Theodore Newton Vail, Mrs. Schuyler Van Rens- 
selaer, Mrs. William Leslie Van Sinderen, George Henry Warren, John L Wat- 
erbury, Mrs. Levi Candee Weir, Alexander McMillan Welch, Horace White, 
Richard Henry Williams, Lucius Kellogg Wilmerding, Edwin Dean Worces- 
ter. Corresponding Member: Henry Judson Galpin, to represent Chenango 
County, New York. 

Miss Mary V. Worstell, the speaker of the evening was then introduced 
and gave a lecture on "The Signers of the Declaration of Independence," 
illustrated with stereopticon views. 

At the conclusion of the lecture, the thanks of those present was extended 
to the speaker for her interesting and instructive talk. There being no further 
business, the meeting was on motion, duly seconded, adjourned. 

May i8th, 1908. 

A Joint Meeting of the Board of Trustees and of the Executive Committee 
was held on Monday, May 18, 1908, at 4 P. M., the President being in the Chair. 

Present: Messrs. Bowen, Eliot, Field, Gibson, Morrison, Mott, Pell, 
Totten, Van Norden, Walker and Wright. 

The minutes of the last stated meeting of the Board of Trustees and of the 
Executive Committee were respectively read and on motions, duly seconded, 
respectively approved. 

The Treasurer then read a statement of the financial condition of the 
Society to date, upon which current appropriations were based, and the 
Publication Committee was authorized and instructed to prepare the Index for 
Volume XXXIX of The Record when complete. The regular monthly 
accounts were then read, audited and approved, and the Treasurer authorized 
to pay same. 

The resignation of Lewis D. Burdick, as Corresponding Member for 
Chenango County, New York, was received and accepted with regrets. 

On motion, duly seconded, it was resolved that Life Membership and 
Entrance Fees to the amount of $520.00 be transferred to the Permanent Fund. 

The Chairman of the Executive Committee then reported the leases 
entered into with new tenants in the building and the terms thereof, the 
statement of membership, showing a gain of 30 for the five months of the 
fiscal year, amounting to the sum of $825, and a statement of The Record 
subscriptions and monies derived therefrom; a statement of the room and hall 
rents received; a statement of full sets and back numbers of The Record 
sold; a statement of Dutch Church Marriages and Baptisms sold; a statement 
of Record Subject Indices sold; a statement of Pedigree Charts sold, and of 
Duplicates of the Library sold, all of which in detail were annexed to the 
minutes of the meeting. He further requested that the Treasurer be authorized 
and instructed to transfer to the Building Fund, the 4 U. S. Steel Bonds, 20 
shares of U. S. Rubber ist Pref. and 4 New York City ^Yzi Bonds, aggregating 
$4,400.00, and to the Permanent Fund the U. S. Steel Bond and 3 New York 
City \y2i0 Bonds, aggregating $800.00, which was on motion, duly seconded, so 

He stated that the total invested funds then amounted to $5,200.00, netting 
the Society an annual income of $316.50. 

i9o8.] Obituary. 223 

The question of the present securities, consisting of bonds and stocks, being 
proper investments for the funds of the Society being discussed, it was the 
unanimous opinion of the Trustees present that such investments were proper 
and legal under the Charter of the Society, inasmuch as the sums invested 
were not specifically donated or acquired as guardianship or testamentary 
trust funds. 

The Chairman of the Executive Committee then reported certain alterations 
and improvements to the building, and certain negotiations with prospective 
new tenants, which were approved and left to his discretion. 

It was on respective motions, duly seconded, resolved that the Society do 
not acquire the copy of Records of First Baptists Church at Fleming, New 
York; that the Society present the California Genealogical Society with the last 
5 volumes of The Record, as a gift to build up the new collection of that 
Society; that the Treasurer pay all fixed charges and current expenses during 
the summer, as audited and approved by the Chairman of the Executive Com- 
mittee; that the office and library be closed on Saturdays at i P. M. during the 
months of June, July, August and September, that the summer vacations of 
the Assistant-Librarian and of the Curator be the same as last year; that the 
library be closed for cleaning during the vacation of the Assistant-Librarian, 
and that the Editor of The Record be a committee of one to examine into 
and report in regard to publishing a continuation of the Dutch Church Records 
of New York City, from 1800- 1850. 

There being no further business, the meeting was on motion, duly seconded, 


POSTLEY, Col. Clarence Ashley, of 817 Fifth Avenue, New York City, 
son of Gen. Brooke Postley, was born in New York, Feb. 9, 1849- He was 
elected an Annual Member of The New York Genealogical and Biographical 
Society Nov. 13, 1903. He died May 28, 1908. His wife and a daughter 
survive him. He was graduated from West Point in 1870, and was assigned to 
the Artillery branch of the army. Saw service in Florida m 1870-1872. Was 
Assistant-Professor of Mathematics at West Point, 1873-1878. Resigned from 
the service in 1883, with the rank of Lieutenant of Artillery in the Regular 
Army. He also served on the staff of his father with the rank of Colonel of 
Engineers. In 1874 he married Margaret Sterling of Bridgeport, Conn. This 
lady's ancestry dates back to the earliest Colonial days of Connecticut, and her 
family has always been one of the most substantial in the State. Colonel 
Postley was not engaged in any business, his time being occupied in the care 
of his father's estate. He possessed a valuable library, relating largely to the 
military history of this country. He was an enthusiastic yachtsman. \\ as at 
one time Commodore of the Larchmont Yacht Club and was the recipient of a 
large number of prizes for victories in many yacht races. He was also a 
member of nearly all the leading yacht clubs as well as the Union League 
University, Manhattan, Riding, Players, United Service and the Country Club 
of Westchester County. He was also a patron of the Metropolitan Museum, of 
Art. He resided a great deal in Paris and was on here for a short visit when 
he died. 

Stone, Col. William Leete, A.B., A.M., LL.D a"^?^-"^^"^^^';°f^7;\^ 
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, died "" J^J"''^'^/, • J""^ "' 
1008 He was a member of this Society during the year 1896. Amongst the 
publicaUonrof which the late Col. Stone was a collaborator in translation and 
^hich work was of great genealogical interest was the translation of the l)utch 
Records of New York City, and it may be of '"terest to state tha^h^sasso^^^^^^^ 
in this literary production were all members of The ^^w York Ueneaiogicai 
and Bioeraphical Society. Three of his most important works were. Th, Life 
and nZTof Sir William [ohnson, Bart; Burgoynes Campatsn and St. 
ledger' Expedition, and History of Washington County, New York. 

2 24 Queries, Errata, Book Notices. [July, 


Maris. — Among the first settlers of Hudson and Bergen Cos., N. J., 
appears the name of Jury Maris— a« Englishman. Jury Maris also owned 
land at Schraalenburgh. In 1723 (16 April) a Jurran Morris was requested by 
Cornelius Haring and Barent Nonel (both of Tappan), executors of the will of 
John Hart of Woodbridge, N. J., to examine said will. On church records of 
Hackensack, N, J., and of Tappan, N. Y., are the baptisms of the children of 
Jurian Maris and Freda Hause Harty (she bap. N. Y., 26 Aug., 1671). Can 
any one give parentage of above Jury (Jurie, Jurran, Jurian) Maris? His 
descendants all call themselves Morris. Catharine t. r. mathews, 

Croton-on-Hudson, N. Y. 

Rowland. — Wanted, the ancestry and parentage of David Rowland, b. 
1762; d. 1843; buried near Fabius, Onondago Co., N. Y. Was he a son of 
David Rowland to whom, with others, the township of Sharon, N. Y., was 

granted on Feb. 12, 1767. He m. (i) Anna ; m. (2) Zarviah Whipple, dau. 

of Isaiah and Eunice Whipple of Alexander, Genesee Co., N. Y., and had 
issue, a son Harry, who m. Mary Ann Parkerson, dau. of William(?) and Mary 
A. (Tompkins) Parkerson of Stony Point and Haverstraw, N. Y. Any infor- 
mation as to his brother or sister, as well as names of ancestors will be greatly 
appreciated. grace m. Rowland, 502 Bee Building, Omaha, Neb. 

Seeley. — Fanny Seeley who d. in 1834; m. Joseph Bennett, b. Dec. 31, 1783, 
in Newtown, Conn.; d. in 1862. Can any one give me the names of the parents 
of Fanny Seeley. 

Bennitt— Ford. — Thomas Bennitt or Bennett, b. Nov. 9, 1732, at New- 
town, Conn.; d. Feb. 7, 1836; m. Sept. 29, 1772, Mollie Ford, who d. Aug. 9, 1814. 
Who were the parents of Mollie Ford? 

Thomas Bennitt built over the Hoosatonic River a bridge known as 
the " Bennitt Toll Bridge." Tradition states that Patriot troops were allowed 
to pass over this bridge without paying \.o\\. I would be glad to know if there 
is any historic proof of this tradition, v. v. H., P. O. Box 536, New York City. 


Hearne Genealogy.— In Vol. XXXIX, No. 2, p. 142 of The Record, 
under Book Reviews, the name of the family should be printed " Hearne," 
that being the usual and correct spelling. 

Lane Genealogies.— In Vol. XXXIX, No. 2, p. 143 of The Record, 
under Book Reviews, name of printer should be "The News-Letter Press, 
Exeter, N. H. 1903." 


The Anti-Rent War, by Albert Chapman Mayham. Cloth, Small 
Quarto, pp. 89. Press of Frederick L. Frazee, Jefferson, N. Y. 1906. 

The attempt of Stephen Van Rensselaer to eject certain tenants in the 
Townships of Bern, Westerlo and Renneslaerville, Albany County, N. Y., and 
on " Blenheim Hill " from the lands owned by Patroon Van Rensselaer, because 
of non-payment of rent is the theme of this small book. The author tells the 
story of the anti-rent agitation of 1839-1846 in a clear, conversational style, 
which makes pleasant, as well as instructive reading. How the trouble of 
John A. King of Jamaica, Long Island, with his farm tenants on Blenheim 
Hill arose, and how they were settled has been hitherto almost an unknown 
chapter in the land history of the State of New York, and the author is to 
be heartily congratulated in placing the facts and persons engaged in this 
mimic war so vividly before the reading public. Clear type and excellent 

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wood-cut illustrations make the work attractive and a desirable acquisition to 
both large and small libraries. 

The Ancestors of Abner Brush and Laura (Hubbard) Brush, 
by Mrs. Chauncey H. Brush. Boards, i2mo, pp. 58. Privately printed. 1908. 

This small brochure traces the descendants of Thomas Brush of Hunting- 
ton, Long Island, N. Y., who owned a lot at Southold prior to 1653, and gives in 
narrative forms the genealogical details of their family history. It is more of a 
memorandum than a genealogy, but it is interesting reading and the notes are 
of value. The idea of tracing out and describing the several family bibles is 
excellent and worthy of being followed in more pretentious works. 

The Clark Family Genealogy, by Dr. A. W. Clark. Cloth, Svo, pp. 
149. Press of The Mirror-Recorder, Stamford, N. Y. 1907. 

While this work purports to be a comprehensive genealogy of the Clark 
Family in the United States, it is practically only a record of the descendants 
of Randall and Dorothy (Tucker) Clark and Hazard and Eunice (Clark) Clark, 
carried out in the female as well as the male lines. A mass of disconnected data 
is included in the work, much of which has little or no reference to the families 
of Clark traced out. The compiler appears to have levied tribute upon various 
standard Clark Genealogies already published, without giving the authors any 
credit or notice for the extracts. Notably pages 72 and 78 are taken verbatim 
from The Clarke Families of Rhode Island, the standard work on this Rhode 
Island family^which unfortunately was not copyrighted. This abstracted 
material Dr. Clark has actually copyrighted in his book as if it was from 
original research — 'tho it is the usual courteous custom iu such cases to 
acknowledge the source of such wholesale extracts. 

There are a number of errors and inaccuracies in the data — notably the 
descent of Timothy Clark, b. 29 March, 1719, stated on p. 13 to be a son of 
Timothy and Sarah (Richardson) Clark of Stonington, Conn., 'tho actually a 
son of John and Lydia (Andrews) Clarke of Stonington, who is assumed to be a 
son of Timothy and Sarah (Robbins) Clark of Bristol and Stonington, Conn., as 
the compiler admits in his introduction on p. 5. There is not the slightest 
proof that this Timothy Clark was in any way related to the great Clark 
family of Westhorpe, Co. Suffolk, England, which by the by Dr. Clark states 
came from Bedfordshire — an error which he found and copied from Austin's 
Rhode Island Dictionary — and which Austin some time past acknowledged to 
be a mistake. 

The compiler frankly admits the basis for this work in the introduction, 
and the authority of the sources of his record may well be questioned by skilled 
and accurate genealogists. 

The book appears to be a loose compilation of Clark facts and records 
already printed in other works, gathered from examination of printed works in 
libraries and historical societies rather than from the original records, and 
taken without acknowledgment or reference to the authors. Its utility will be 
confined to the recent generations of the particular branches of the Clark 
Family dealt with, viz.: that of Blenheim Hill, who hold an annual reunion and 
desire to see their names in print. The work is well printed and illustrated 
with wood cuts, but the index is not exhaustive. 

The Cooper and Allied Families of Detkick, Dobell, Dobins, 
Dowdy, Gilmore, Greene, Hanna, Henry, Lyman, Miller, Mills, \ 

Moore, Morris, Moss, Rawling, Rodecker, Stanton, Willett Young, 1/ 

AND Unversaw, by W. F. Cooper. Paper, Svo, pp. 16. 1906. Privately 

This small pamphlet is merely a convenient statement of the data gathered 
concerning the families set forth above. It is arranged alphabetically and not 
chronologically and hence will not be easy to consult save by those members 
of the Cooper family who know their own descent. It is evidently the intention 
of its author to elaborate and place in final genealogical form the ya uable 
information here collected, but for the present the utility of the material pub- 
lished will be confined to a small and special circle. The line commences 


226 Book Notices. [July, 

with Apollos Cooper of London County, Virginia, who lived in Revolutionary 
times and served in that war as a second lieutenant, and the record of his 
descent is carefully traced out. 

The Dobyns-Cooper and Allied Families of Ballou, Bramble, 
Coulter, Credit, Duval, Henry, Kemp, Larew, Lyon, Norwood, 
Perry, Pierce and Taylor, by Miss Aurelia Anna Pierce Ballou and W. 
F. Cooper. Paper, 8vo, pp. 31. No index. Press of State Printers, Lansing, 
Mich. IQ08. 

The object of this pamphlet is to give those of the name interested an early 
opportunity of using the material therein digested and to arouse interest and 
bring forth further information on the subject in hand. Edward Dobyns, born 
England on December 7th, 1747, was the first immigrant to settle in Culpeper 
Co., Virginia, prior to the Revolutionary War. His numerous descendents are 
set forth, with brief biographical sketches of the more prominent members of 
the family and many useful genealogical facts are collected for future reference. 
The spirit which prompted the compilers to record their family history is to be 
commended and every effort of this kind will render the task of future 
genealogists not only more easy but more accurate. 

The Elgin Botanic Garden, its later history and relation to Columbia 
College, The New Hampshire Grants and The Treaty with Vermont in 1790, by 
Addison Brown, A.B., LL.B., LL.D. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 57. Full Index. Press of 
The New Era Printing Co., Lancaster, Pa. iqoB. 

The fact that Dr. Alexander Hosack in iBoi purchased land opposite the 
present Cathedral at Fifth Avenue and Fiftieth Street, developed it into a 
garden called the Elgin Botanical Garden, which he subsequently sold to the 
State in 1811, is little known even to many who pride themselves of their 
knowledge of early New York History. The garden did not flourish and in 
1814, when Columbia College obtained the grant of lands embracing this small 
botanical experiment, it was suffered to go to ruin and decay. Owing to some 
doubt as to the intent of the Legislature in conveying the ground occupied by 
the garden to Columbia College, Judge Brown prepared this little sketch, 
clearly proving that the grant to Columbia was not made in compensation for 
her land claims in Vermont or for any loss or injury to the College through the 
treaty of 1790, 

The sketch shows much research, and the subject is happily treated by its 
author, who has brought a clear and judicial mind upon what has always been 
a somewhat obscure point of State history. 

While the book has more historical than genealogical value, it contains a 
brief but admirable biography of Dr. Hosack and many items useful to 
searchers for the annals of some of the early New York families. 

Major William Ferguson, by Charles Beatty Alexander, LL.D. Cloth, 
Svo, pp. 70. Limited edition. The Trow Press, New York. 1908. 

This is a brief memorial of Major William Ferguson, born in Armagh, 
Ireland, son of Usher and Mary Ferguson, member of the American Philo- 
sophical Society, and officer in the army of the Revolution and in the army of 
the United States, and deals with his military career during the War of the 
Revolution and a subsequent campaign against the Indians, in which he met 
his death. The facts of his life as gathered from his letters and other memor- 
anda are tersely set forth and make a valued record of one of the early 
patriots, who laid down his life for the privileges of freedom and the land of 
his adoption. 

The little book is beautifully printed in large type on Italian hand-made 
paper and is a worthy tribute by a descendant to the valor and virtue of his 

Jenkins Family Book, being a partial record of the descendants of 
David Jenkins and notes of families intermarried with them, by Robert E. 
Jenkins of the Chicago Bar. 1904. Cloth, small 8vo, pp. 213. Privately 
printed. No Index. 

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The compiler of this little book frankly states that he considers the tracing 
out of his maternal Imes of quite as much importance as those on the paternal 
side and devotes much space to the maternal ancestry of Robert Jenkins of 
Clark Co. Missouri, the Ancestors of Maria (Raymond) Jenkins, the Masters 
Memoranda, and the Logan Memoranda. It is presumed that these allied 
families have never before been genealogically traced. David Jenkins came 
from Wales before 1700 and settled in the Great Valley of Chester Co.. Pa., where 
comparatively little is known of him, but he left a sturdy line of children who 
have carried the name down to the present time. The book is not arranged 
according to genealogical standards, nor is it indexed, but has been compiled 
evidently from a desire to place in available printed form such facts as are 
known to its author and thus give a working medium for the future family 
historians. Any record is better than none and apart from the special interest 
to those appearing in its pages, the value of this book lies in its straightfoward 
statement of the family line and branches. 

The Family of Leete, by Joseph Leete, Chevalier de La Legion 
D'Honneur, South Norwood, Surrey, in conjunction with John Corbet Anderson. 
Crushed Levant, Quarto, pp.211. Second Edition. Revised and Enlarged. 
Press of Blades, East & Blades, London. igo6. 

This beautiful volume contains the genealogical cronicle of the English 
family of Leete. whose ancestor was John Leete of Eversden, Co. Cambridge, 
and also incidently records a number of other Leete families, notably of 
Oakington, Co. Cambridge, of Governor William Leete of Guilford. Conn., the 
American branch, of the Irish branch, of Nicholas Leate, Alderman of London, 
and of the De Lettes of France. The author seems to have made an ex- 
haustive search in the English Counties for records of all bearing his name 
from the earliest time and with a view to making a lasting memorial of his 
ancestry, has arranged and printed this great collection, with numerous 
pedigree charts and illustrations of ancient Mss. and places and persons of note. 
Undeterred by the great cost of such a search he has spared no expense in the 
publication, and the beauty of the paper, press work, type, illustrations and 
binding, would be difficult to surpass. 

An honest pride in an ancient and honorable lineage has been stimulated by 
a praiseworthy desire to give to all of this name the results of many years' 
research, and the spirit which prompted so generous an action cannot be too 
heartily commended. The volume is unique not only as a family record but as 
an artistic publication, and those libraries or societies possessing copies of this 
valuable work are to be congratulated. Mr. Leete should feel assured of the 
thanks and appreciation of all future generations claiming descent from this 
English country family. 

Lyon Memorial: Families of Connecticut and New Jersey, including 
records of the descendants of the immigrants Richard and Henry Lyon of 
Fairfield, Conn., with a sketch of "Lyons Farms" by S. R. Winans, Jr. Illus- 
trated with maps and fully indexed. Edited by Sidney Elizabeth Lyon. 
Louise Lyon Johnson and A. B. Lyons, M.D. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 453. Press of 
William Graham Printing Co., Detroit, Mich. 1907, 

The above book forms publication No. II, of the Lyon Genealogies, and in 
it is suggested the theory that the progenitors of these early New England 
Lyons were of the Scotch blood and related to the present family of Bowes- 
Lyon. The impression of an ancient seal of the lion rampaTft in a lozenge on 
the will of Samuel Winans of Elizabeth, N. J., dated 13 June. 1744, goes far 
toward establishing the above theory of descent, as the testator was a brother- 
in-law of Ebenezer Lyon of Lyons Farms. The idea and character of these 
Lyon compilations is excellent and in view of the destruction of many of the 
early records, perhaps the only accurate method of tracing a particular 
genealogy is to hunt out all early Colonial families of the name and trace them 
down to present time. Such material, well digested and indexed, may enable 
many families and descendants to link up their lines who otherwise would be 
groping in the dark and unable to avail themselves of records not only 

228 Book Notices. [July, 

unknown to them, but inaccessible because of distance. The Memorial is a 
valuable contribution to the genealogical shelves of libraries and historical 
societies, and reflects high credit upon its editors. 

)^' Lyon Memorial: New York Families. Edited by Robert B. Miller 
and A. B. Lyons, M.D. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 539. Fully indexed. Press of William 
Graham Printing Co., Detroit, Mich. 1907. 

This volume forms one of a series of contemplated publications tracing all 
available records and information concerning the several Lyon families 
established in New England prior to 1650. The original prospectus con- 
templated only a single volume but the immense mass of data discovered 
soon extended the work into three sections, viz.: L The Descendants of William 
Lyon of Roxbury, Mass., and of Peter and George Lyon of Dorchester, Mass. 
n. The Descendants of Richard and Henry Lyon of Fairfield, Conn. IIL 
The present book, which traces those descendants of Thomas Lyon of Rye, 
once of Fairfield, Conn., who form the allied New York families of the name. 
The work is supplemented by an introduction by Dr. G. W. A. Lyon on the 
English Lyon families and illustrated with maps and facsimile reproductions 
of interesting ancient manuscripts. 

Thomas Lyon of Rye married a granddaughter of Gov. John Winthrop of 
Salem, Mass., and left a number of interesting letters addressed to his Winthrop 
relatives, all of which have fortunately been preserved by that family. The 
style of composition and handwriting of these ancient letters indicates their 
writer to have been a man of education and gentle birth, and while the modesty 
of the compilers of this record, in not claiming coat-armour and descent from 
titled forebears is to be commended, there is every reason to believe that these 
Lyon colonists were of ancient and honorable lineage. 

The book has been compiled and printed in a direct, workmanlike manner, 
without useless digressions upon or assumptions of any vague family traditions 
and will be hailed as the authoritative work on this family. 

The New York of Yesterday. A descriptive Narrative of Old Bloom- 
ingdale, by Hopper Striker Mott, with 78 illustrations, diagrams and maps. 
Fully indexed. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 597. Limited edition of 500 copies. Published 
by G. P. Putnam's Sons. The Knickerbocker Press, New York. 1908. 

This fine publication had for its primary object the perpetuation of the 
History of The Bloomingdale Reformed Church, organized 1805, and incorpor- 
ated 1806 as the Church at Harsenville, but fortunately the author was 
impelled to extend the work to a general historical and genealogical descrip- 
tion of the entire district — a section of Manhattan Island but little mentioned 
in the many works descriptive of the growth of the great City of New York. 

The book is divided into chapters respectively dealing with Bloomingdale, 
its boundaries, families, farms and landmarks, as well as its war history. 
Harsenville, and the Harsen Family; the First Consistory of the Church and 
the subsequent development of that house of religious worship; the Old 
Time Families; Reminiscences, Vital Statistics, being the registrar of Mar- 
riages and Baptisms, with exhaustive Indices; Appendices, containing tran- 
scripts of important documents, facsimile signatures, etc. 

An immense amount of time, patience and labor must have been expended 
not only in collecting the material for this work but in digesting and arranging 
it. The author has shown a keen critical sense and a nice discrimination in 
utilizing many facts of minor importance to bring into greater prominence the 
vital annals of the district and the arrangement and narration of the data con- 
cerning the old time Bloomingdale families, shows him to possess not only 
sound genealogical methods, but a happy style of narration as rare as it is 
desirable in works of this character. Apart from the natural interest of his 
facts, the author has made a book of agreeable and easy reading, one that 
disguises dry historical data under a fluent descriptive style — and with the 
exception of the bare church vital records there is not a dull page in all the vol- 
ume. The illustrations are wonderfully good, not only in subject and selection 
but as wood-cut reproductions, and evidence an exacting taste. The book is 
beautifully printed in large type with ample margins and the style of composition 

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and arrangement leaves nothing to be desired. As a graceful tribute to its 
subject It IS bound in blue, white and orange, the Dutch colors. This ex- 
haustive work IS worthy to grace the shelves of every public and private 
library ot prominence m this country, and from the standpoint of a work of 
reference no library, that contains an historical department, should be without 
the book. 

Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Family 
History of New York, by William S. Pelletreau, A.M. Cloth, 8vo, 4 Vols., 
pp. 1479- Illustrated. The Lewis Publishing Co., New York. 1907. 

The idea of publishing a work dealing with the genealogical history of the 
early settlers of the City of New York and their descendants is praiseworthy 
and such a collection, if properly selected and correctly set down would have 
filled a long felt want. Unfortunately the author falls short of the standard 
such a book exacts and whether from commercial necessity or lack of nice 
discrimination, has filled up the pages with uninteresting annals of unimportant 
families. In a number of cases the ancestor described has been foreign born 
and only lived in this city a comparatively few years, and his influence in 
advancing the renown of the Empire City might be measured by his subscrip- 
tion to a work publishing his name and portrait. 

In the last ten years a number of publications of this character have been 
exploited and their utility, accuracy and value are open to grave doubt. 
Biographies of the unimportant and genealogies of the uninteresting are 
becoming a drug on the library shelves, and the time is rapidly approaching 
when the leading historical and genealogical societies must exercise a judicious 
selection in accepting new works of this character. The books are well 
indexed and clearly printed but the glazed lead paper makes them heavy and 
unwieldly and the binding is bad. The entire publication — both as to the 
quality and quantity of its subject-matter, letter-press, style and illustrations is 
commercial and cheap. 

A Porter Pedigree, being an account of the ancestry and descendants 
of Samuel and Martha (Perley) Porter of Chester, N. H., who were descendants 
of John Porter of Salem, Mass., and Allan Perley of Ipswich, Mass. Compiled 
by Miss Juliet Porter, Worcester, Mass. 1907. Paper, 8vo, pp. 161. Indexed. 
Privately printed. 

The compiler states that this volume is only the fore-runner of a more com- 
plete genealogy and has been printed to call forth further data and to ascertain 
whether the family interest is such as will warrant a publication in more per- 
manent form. The work of collecting the records has been carefullly done and 

Foster, comparatively small space has been alloted to each line, but a mass of 
valuable data has been printed and it is hoped that the compiler will receive 
substantial encouragement to continue hei- work. The book is printed in large, 
distinct type, but the numerical arrangement of names is not standard and will 
only be clear to the compiler. It is strange that family historians cling to an 
individual numerical arrangement. Doubtless it is a method saving of labor, 
but one of small value to the general searcher, and seriously handicaps a book 
intended for general circulation. 

The Continental Congress at Princeton, by Varnum Lansing Col- 
lins. With a Portrait of General Washington, engraved by Sidney L. Smith. 
Cloth, 8vo, pp. 295. Full index. The University Library, Princeton, N. J. 1908. 

The thanks of all the students of American history are due to the Princeton 
Historical Society for the publication of this scholarly work, dealing with im- 
portant and little known episodes of the Revolutionary War. The storv of the 
mutiny of the Pennsylvania Troops of the Line in June, 1783, the consequent 
flight of the Continental Congress from Philadelphia, and the five months 
sojourn of that body at Princeton, together with the description of congressional 
life in its official and unofficial sides in the little academic town makes delight- 

230 Book Notices. [July, 

ful reading. The author shows a keen appreciation of his subject, a nice 
discrimination in setting forth his facts in due order and a comprehensive 
grasp of the value and importance of his documentary data. The chapter de- 
scribing the great debate on the location of a permanent federal residence is of 
peculiar interest. The letter-press, paper and wood-cut illustrations are in 
excellent taste and the work is assured of a permanent place in the list of 
desirable Americana. 

PuRMORT Genealogy, by Rev. Charles H. Purmort, D.D. Cloth, 8vo, pp. 
148. Indexed. Press of The Homestead Co., Des Moines, la. 1907. 

This interesting work traces out nineteen generations— the first nine of 
which arc in England — of a family bearing an unusual name. The name is 
clearly of a French origin and doubtless was originally "Pour Morte" or "for 
death." The first immigrant in America was Philemon Portmort or Purmort, 
first teacher in 1635 of what is now known as the Boston Latin School. While 
the compiler must perforce assume that Joseph Purmort of New Castle, New 
Hampshire, whose descendants are fully compiled in the work, was a grandson 
of Philemon above, )et the ground of this presumption is almost as strong as if 
sustained by actual recorded data. The book represents years of research and 
reflects high credit upon its author, whose modesty in presenting this well- 
printed and illustrated work to students of genealogy is much to be com- 
mended. It is to be hoped that the book will bring forth much more data of 
value and that its author may be the one chosen to put a second edition into 

Vital Records of Rhode Island, Vol. XVII, Providence Phenix, 
Providence Patriot and Columbian Phenix— Marriages, A to R, by James N. 
Arnold. Cloth, Quarto, pp. 599. Press of Narragansett Historical Publishing 
Co., Providence, R. I. 1908. 

The new volume of this fine record of Rhode Island births, deaths aiid 
marriages, is fully up to the earlier publications of this series, not only in 
interest but in general style of press work and binding, and is admirably 
indexed as to names and localities. It covers the period 1802-1832, bridging 
over the period from Revolutionary to comparitively modern times and in- 
cluding the vital annals during the War of 1812. The patience, pertinacity and 
courage which Mr. Arnold has brought to his stupendous task arouses the 
greatest admiration, and as the work approaches its conclusion and wins a 
deserved financial success, no praise will be too great for this valuable genea- 
logical record. It is hoped that Mr. Arnold will be inclined to take up the 
ancient burial ground records as well as a Digest of all the Wills and Admini- 
strations in Rhode Island from the earliest date of settlement to 1850. This 
would complete and make perfect the genealogical history of Providence 

History of Saint Mark's Church, New Britain, Conn., and its pre- 
decessor, Christ Church, Wethersfield and Berlin, by James Shepard. Cloth, 
8vo, pp. 707. Full Indices of Subjects and Persons. Press of the Tuttle, 
Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Britain, Conn. 1907. 

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arranging and placing in narrative form data voluminious enough to daunt the 
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iQoS.] Accessions to the Library. 23 1 

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By Lyman Abbott. 

A biography of Grover Cleveland will not be expected by the 
readers of the Record. Such a biography would involve an ac- 
count of at least four important episodes in our National history, 
and an adequate account of either one of these would be impos- 
sible within the limits of a magazine article. This is rather an 
appreciation than a biography, and is written by one who might 
probably designate himself by the once familiar phrase of a 
Cleveland Republican. For from my first boyish activities in the 
Fremont campaign I had been until 1882 a persistent though 
sometimes a disgrunted Republican. Like many other Republi- 
cans I was opposed to the reconstruction policies of the Radicals; 
to the partnership between the Federal Government and the rail- 
ways which resulted in the Credit Mobilier scandals; to the de- 
velopment of the doctrine of protection into a species of bargam- 
ing legislation favorable to special interests; to the corrupt doc- 
trine " To the victor belongs the spoils" unsuccessfully concealed 
by defenses that were not even plausible. The administration of 
President Arthur, though better than was expected, seemed to 
me and to others a politician's administration. And when a fac- 
tional fight in the Republican party in New York State,— a fight 
not between opposing principles but between opposmg spoils- 
men—issued in 1882 in the nomination of good men by nefarious 
means, I welcomed the nomination of Grover Cleveland by the 
Democratic party as an opportunity to rebuke and resist pernic- 
ious tendencies within the party with which I had affibated ever 
since my first vote in i860 for Abraham Lincoln. Mr. Cleveland 
was elected by a majority of upwards of 150,000 votes over all 
other candidates; not because he was a Democrat, but because 
he was Grover Cleveland, and by his administration of the Mayor- 
alty in Buffalo had illustrated the policy which he after\vards in- 
terpreted in the now well-known phrase "A public office is a 
public trust " The doctrine has never been more happily phrased. 


238 Grover Cleveland. [Oct., 

and by no man in public office since George Washington's time 
had it been more consistently and courageously illustrated. 

This administration of the State compelled a reluctant Demo- 
cratic machine to nominate him for the Presidency in 1884 against 
James G. Blaine, the plumed knight of the Republican party. I 
do not here raise the hotly disputed question concerning Mr. 
James G. Blaine, who was at once the most admired and the most 
contemned statesman of his era. But I was among those who 
regarded his nomination as a victory of the corrupt elements in 
the Republican party, and followed Henry Ward Beecher out of 
the Republican ranks, though not into the Democratic ranks. 
Mr. Cleveland was elected in that campaign of 1884 by the votes 
of men one of whom aptly described himself as an independent 
in municipal politics, a Republican in State politics, and a Dem- 
ocrat in National politics. 

There are times when all questions of policy take a second 
place, overshadowed by the struggle of the humbler, less brilliant, 
but most essential virtues to assert themselves. Such was the 
period in American polictics from 1882 to 1892. Mr. Cleveland 
stood for the virtues of truthfulness in promise and profession, 
honesty in administration, and economy in public business. The 
two characteristic American admirations — that for brilliance 
in speech and action and that for rugged honesty in both, — were 
appealed to by the Presidential conflict of 1884, and the enthus- 
iasm for honesty won. Mr. Cleveland's administration was not 
brilliant, bift it was honest. It may not have been the adminis- 
tration of a great statesman — on that question opinions may dif- 
fer; but it certainly was not the administration of a wily poli- 
tician — on that question opinions will not differ. It was a business 
man's administration and it appealed to the business men of the 
Nation by its integrity, its sanity, and its business conservatism. 
Perhaps his most distinguished service to the Nation, it was cer- 
tainly his first, was his practical adoption of what had before been 
a much praised and little practised theory, the merit system ap- 
plied to public appointments. He added 30,000 posts to the Civil 
Service list, making a total number of competitive places of 
86,000. Others had preceded him in elucidating the theory, but 
he was the first to reduce the theory to practice; and though the 
country has since carried the principle still further, it has never 
receded from the standard he set. 

It was characteristic of Mr. Cleveland to mean what he said 
and to say what he meant. He had been elected in 1884 upon a 
platform which pledged the party to tariff reform. The tariff 
was not reformed. And in the Fall of 1887 he threw down a 
challenge to the special interests in a message which pledged him 
and so pledged the party if it re-nominated him, to a tariff for 
revenue only. This message was criticised at the time as impol- 
itic. Perhaps it was. The Democratic party lost the election, 
probably in consequence of that message. But he did not lose 
the respect of his countrymen, and in the next succeeding cam- 
paign, that of 1892, he was elected on the issue which he had so 
clearly raised. The Wilson bill, as introduced into the House, 

'9o8.] G rover Cleveland. 230 

Sen?te''?fter^r/^'^r''' '^"^ ^V^' ^^' ^^'^^" ^^ ^^^^^^ from the 
cprf^,n'«r;l? • f'^^^^''."''''''P"^^^^^ ^y the representatives of 
certain special interests, it was neither a consistent revenue nor 
a consistent protective measure. That Mr. Cleveland allowed it 

fn ^T^^ % fiT' ^^'^''^}'' '"^^t^^^t ^^^ approval, has always seemed 
I^,-?fw .u^ ^^^ ""''^^^^^ °^ ^^^ P°^itical life; though it is to be 
said that other issues, of more immediate and pressing importance 
had meantime arisen to justify Mr. Cleveland's reluctance to en- 
gage in a tariflf controversy with Congress. However that may 
be, the Democratic party has never recovered from the injury in- 
flicted on It by the refusal of the Democratic Senators to carry 
out in good faith the policy to which the Democratic platform 
pledged the party. Sixteen years have passed and Senator Gor- 
man IS dead; and still Independents like myself, who ardently 
desire a tariff for revenue only, while we have little hope of rad- 
ical tariff revision from the Republican party, have even less 
from the politicians who gave the country the mongrel legislation 
known as the Wilson-Gorman bill. 

There is no space here to discuss the perplexing currency 
problem which confronted President Cleveland's second terra, 
and agitated it so fiercely in the campaign which immediatelv 
followed. It is difficult even to state the problem so that readers 
of different political opinions will understand it alike. There 
were many in the country who believed with President Walker 
of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that by an Inter- 
national Agreement a parity of values could be maintained be- 
tween gold and silver, that in this way both could be made a 
common standard of values, and that such a common standard 
would result in less fluctuation of values than would result from 
any single standard, whether gold or silver. When it was found 
impossible to secure such an International Standard, a natural 
division arose among those who believed in International bi- 
metallism, some urging a gold standard, some an attempt to 
secure such parity of value by National legislation alone. Those 
of us who believe, as I do, that National bimetallism would have 
been bimetallism only in name, that it would really have meant 
for the United States silver monometallism, and that it would 
have inflicted untold disaster upon the country, and especially 
upon the agricultural and laboring classes, must ever recognize 
the indebtedness of the Nation to Mr. Cleveland for the rugged 
defiance with which he faced popular clamor, both within and 
without his party, in his belief that a gold standard was the only 
honest standard. Even those who do not agree with him in that 
opinion, and were most bitterly hostile to him at the time, have, 
almost without exception, come to recognize the purity of his 
motives and the courage of his political action. 

With the exception of Mr. Debs and his associates, the 
leader of the strikes then, the leader of the Socialist party now, 
the country has come also to recognize and approve the courage 
of his course in dealing with the famous Pullman strike in 
the summer of 1894. At that time the issue was somewhat 
confused. The irritating injustice of the Pullman Company, 

240 Grover Cleveland. [Oct., 

which laid all the burden of the hard times on the wage earners 
and none of it on either the stockholders or the higher salaried 
officials, created a sympathy for the strikers, which their boycott 
of perfectly innocent parties, and their acts of lawless and inex- 
cusable violence, turned to sympathy against them, so that the 
general public had little inclination to side with either the Pull- 
man Company or the strikers. But what I wrote in 1894 I may 
here repeat as an expression of the public sentiment outside the 
immediate battle field: " Rioting is not so dangerous to American 
civilization as compromising with rioters. * * * The battle 
field is not the place to debate delicate questions of rank and pre- 
cedence; and we are in the midst of a battle. It is a time for 
men of all parties to sustain the President in using all the power 
which his law officers affirm that he possesses in enforcing law 
and punishing crime." It was much easier to write these lines 
than to act upon this principle. Mr. Cleveland in acting upon 
this principle, and in using the power of the Federal Government 
to put down mob violence, enforce law, restore order, and protect 
persons and property, in spite of the indifference, not to say the 
opposition, of both the city and the State authorities, rendered a 
service in checking the rising spirit of lawlessness in this coun- 
try which the country hardly appreciates even yet. It may be 
added that it is doubtful whether even Mr. Roosevelt, Republican 
as he is, has done more to commend to the people of the United 
States the doctrine of the New Federalism — the doctrine that all 
the power which the Federal government possesses is to be em- 
ployed whenever it is necessary to conserve those interests which 
are common to all the people of the Nation — than Mr. Cleveland, 
Democrat as he was, did in using the Federal powers to protect 
the United States mail and Interstate Commerce from the 
violence of local mobs. 

All men have the defects of their qualities. If the diplomatic 
temperament leads its possessor at times to blur the line which 
separates tactful from untrue utterances, the honest temperament 
sometimes leads its possessor to declare his purpose in language 
which is needlessly offensive. This was in my judgment the 
only defect, though the very serious defect, in Grover Cleveland's 
famous Venezuelan message. Whether this was due to Mr. 
Cleveland or to his Secretary of State, Mr. Richard Olney, history 
does not know — it can only guess. A long drawn out boundary 
dispute between Great Britain and the irritating State of Venez- 
uela threatened to issue in open war, and that in turn to result 
in bringing part of that Central American Republic under British 
sovereignty. That this would be in flat contravention of an 
American policy which Great Britain had been the first to recom- 
mend to us, but which is popularly known as the Monroe doctrine, 
is indubitable. It was wholly in accordance with our traditions 
to propose to Great Britain to arbitrate the question, and when 
she refused, to investigate the issues involved for ourselves that 
we might determine what course we would pursue. But it was 
neither courteous nor wise to announce beforehand that if Great 
Britain did not accept the results of such an investigation, the 

'9o8.] G rover Cleveland. 24 1 

United States would "resist by every means in its power, as a 
wilful aggressor upon its rights and interests, the appropriation 
of any lands or the exercise of any governmental jurisdiction 
over any territory which, after investigation, we have determined, 
of right, to belong to Venezuela." No doubt in this utterance 
Mr. Cleveland meant what he said, but it was a case in which it 
would have been better had he said less than he meant. That 
his message did not lead to a rupture of friendly relations be- 
tween the two countries, if not to open war between them, is due 
not to the wisdom of Mr. Cleveland's language, but to the self- 
restraint of the English government and the English people. 

Since his retirement from the Presidency and from active pol- 
itics in 1896, Mr. Cleveland has been widely known as America's 
most distinguished private citizen. His life has been quiet; his 
inclination has been to retirement; his public service has been 
mostly confined to occasional utterances, always in favor of the 
highest and best ideals in our National life. His interest in edu- 
cation was indicated by his active work and wise counsel as a 
Trustee of Princeton College; in the welfare of the common 
people by his consent to act as Trustee in the reorganization of 
the Equitable Life Assurance Society; in National affairs, by his 
willing co-operation with President Roosevelt in the latter's suc- 
cessful endeavor to save the country from the disastrous conse- 
quences which a continuance of the great coal strike of 1902 
would have inevitably brought upon the country. 

Mr. Cleveland was essentially a product of American Dem- 
ocracy. Like Abraham Lincoln, our greatest President, like 
Chief Justice Marshall, our greatest Judge, he had not a college 
education. He was what men call a " self-made " man. His only 
schooling was such as he received in a public school, as clerk in a 
village store, as assistant to his uncle in a brief piece of literary 
compilation, and subsequently as clerk in a law office. From 
1880, when he was elected Mayor of Buffalo, to 1892, when he 
was elected President of the United States, his political pro- 
motions were rapid and were never due to political chicanery nor 
to demagogic arts, but to popular appreciation of his character. 
But if he had not educational advantages, he had a good inherit- 
ance. From his English ancestry he derived, along with a lack of 
imagination, which was his most serious intellectual deficiency, an 
indomitable will, an aggressive honesty, a transparent truthful- 
ness, a courage that never quailed, and a habit of vigilant and 
tireless industry; qualities that constitute the best characteristics 
of English blood. If he was neither an astute politician nor a 
great statesman, he was an honest business man. Charged with 
the business affairs first of a City, then of a State, finally of a 
Nation, at a time when nothing was so much needed in order to 
expose crookedness in public life as an example of its opposite, 
that example Mr. Cleveland furnished without a taint of that 
self-conscious showing forth of virtue which is the essence of 
Pharisaism. His name is an honorable addition to the Annals of 
America and his life is an example and an inspiration to its young 

I 6a 

242 Abstracts of Inscriptions. [Oct., 


On some of the Older Stones in the Burial Ground adjoining 

THE Dutch Church, Hopewell, Dutchess County, N. Y. 

Copied April 19th, 1899, by Miss Helen W. Reynolds, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y. 

Ida Schenck, wife of Isaac Adriance, d. July 2, 1804, in her 74th 

Isaac Adriance, d. April 15, 1799, aged 76 years, 11 m., 18 days. 
Goris Storm, d, Dec. 8, 1790, aged 66 years, 7 m., 13 days. 
Mary Storm, wife of Goris Storm, d. April 29, 1806, aged 69 years, 

9 m. 23 d. 

Tunis Brinckerboff, d. J 13th, 1790. 

Lorine Griffin(?), wife of Rem Adriance, d. 17th, 1813, aged 

52 y., 9 m., 21 d. 
Catherine Storm, wife of Rem Adriance, d. April 3, 1800, aged 41 

y-, 5 m. 
Theodorus Adriance, d. May 15, 1817, aged 66 y., 10 m., 8 d. 
Hilliche Adriance, d. June 24, 1832, aged 75 y., i m. 22 d. 
Diana Hogland, wife of Rem Adriance, d. May 11, 181 2, aged 65 

y. & 12 days. 
Rem Adriance, d, April 3, 1795, aged 46 y., 10 m., 19 d. 
Sarah, wife of Thomas Humphrey, d. Sept. 7, 1794, aged 36 y., 

3 m., 15 d. 
Thomas Humphrey, d. Feb. 19, 1804, aged 49 y., 9 m., 19 d. 
Letitia Van Wyck, wife of Isaac Adriance, d. Dec. 6, 1762, aged 

33 y., 10 m., 27 d. 
Tamer Dennis, wife of Zachariah Flagler, d. April 11, 1795, aged 

20 y., 8 m., 16 d, 
Zachariah Flagler, d, Feb. 21, 1824, aged 54 y., 9 m., 26 d. 
Catherine Hasbrouck, wife of Zachariah Flagler, d. April 15, 1862, 

aged 87 y., 10 m., 24 d. 
Dinah, widow of Daniel Hasbrouck, d. March 5, 1827, aged 77 y., 

3 m. 
Ralph Philips, d. May 26, 1813, aged 84 y., 9 m., 10 d. 
Barbara Philips, born Nov. 10, 1733, d. Sept. 12, 1820, aged 87 y. 
Sarah Polhemus, widow of Rudolphus Swartwout, d. March 5, 

1820, aged 94 y., 2 m., 12 d. 
Thomas G. Storm, d. Feb. 26, 1830, aged 59 y., 7 m., 23 d. 
Maria Shear, wife of Thomas G. Storm, d. Aug. 17, 1856, aged 82 

y., 9 m., 17 d. 
Tliomas I. Storm, d. Jan. 29, 1847, aged 80 y., 2 m., 7 d. 
Cornelius Wiltsie, d. May 5, 1821, aged 64 y., 3 m., 5 d. 
Helena Strachan, d. June 20, 1799, aged 31 y., 4 m., 13 d. 
Catherine Roughbeen(?), wife of John S. Brinckerhoff, d. Sept. 15. 

1783, aged 22 y. 
Elizabeth, wife of John Waldron, d. March 7, 1783. 
Catherine, wife of Benjamin Moore, gentleman, of N. Y., d. June 

8, 1781, aged 60 y. 
Anne Monfort, wife of Abraham Shear, born Sep. i, 1753, d. . 

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1908.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. 






(Continued from Vol. XXXIX., p. 178 of The Record.) 

>i5- Benjamin Sibell, single, son of John & Sarah Sibell 
April 16. Frances Wynant, single, dau. of Daniel & Sarah 

Wynant, all of this Island. Md. at Parsonaee 
April 16. Aaron Saffin, son of William Saffin 

Mary Wynant, single, dau. of Daniel & Sarah Wynant 
^^y 13- Joseph Lockman, widower 

Locky Gears, single, dau. of Elias & Jane Gears, both 
May 27. Thomas Miller, son of Henry Miller, weaver, & wife 
Mary Haughwout, dau. of Wynant Haughwout, Esq., 
& Mary, his wife 
Aug. 12. Nicholas Crocheron, single, i9(?) yrs., son of Nicholas 
Crocheron, Esq., & Ann, his wife 
Ann Elizabeth Guyon, single, near i8 yrs., dau. of 
Danl. Guyon, Esq., & Frances his ist wife. Md. at 
house of Danl. Guyon in the Neck 
Oct. 4. Tom. a negro of Mr. John Fountain's, about 23 

Sal, " of Mr. Barnt Lake, " 18. With 

consent of masters in writing 
Oct. 7. Richard Skerrit, 21 yrs., son of James & Ann Skerret 
Mary Mott, dau. of James & Appolonia Mott. Md. in 
house of Mrs. Appolonia Mott 
Oct. 9. James Sharp, son of Wm. & Elizabeth Sharp. A young 
man living on North side of Island 
Jane Cruser, dau. of John & Jemima Cruser of this 
Island. Md. at Parsonage 
Nov. 22. William Still well, single, son of Abraham & Ann Stil- 
Lavina Simonson, single, dau. of Silas & Ann Simonson 
Dec. 9. Matthias Haughwout, son of Francis & Hester Haugh- 
Susan Ann Roff, dau. of Joseph & Catharina Roff 
Dec. 23, Abraham Egbert, tanner & currier, son of Abraham 
& Ann Egbert 
Ann Burbank, dau. of Jacob & Ann Burbank 
Oct. 26. William Prawl, farmer, son of Danl. Prawl 
Ann Egbert, dau. of Tunis & Ann Egbert 



Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. [Oct. 

Jan. 7- 

March 30. 

May 4, 
June 2. 

June 8. 
Oct. 6. 

Oct. 20. 

Oct. 31. 

Dec. 2. 
Dec. 23. 

Jan. I. 

March 29, 

April 20. 

June II. 

Thomas, ) r>iapv<i belonging to Mr. John Seguine 
Eliza, j" ^^^^^^' belonging to Mr. Jeremiah Simon- 
Tunis Egbert, single, blacksmith^ son of John & Mary 

Margaret Crocheron, single, dau. of Richard & Jane 

William Blake, single, about 21 yrs., eldest son of 

William & Ann Blake 
Elizabeth Wood, single, dau. of Timothy & Mary Wood 
Abraham Noble, single, weaver, son of Daniel Noble, 

dec, & Esther 
Catharine Morgan, single, dau. of William Morgan, dec, 

& Mary, his wife. Md. in presence of friends & re- 
Tom, ) p., , belonging to Mr. Henry Grouse 
Ana, \ ^^^^^^^ belonging to Mr. Nichs. Burgher 
Cornelius Sleight, son of Jacob & Jane Sleight 
Mary Ann Butler, dau. of Nathaniel & Sophia Butler 
Lewis Ryerze, son of Orris Ryerze, dec, & Sarah, his 

Catharine Decker, dau. of Richard & Mary Ann Decker 
Abraham Merrill, single, blacksmith, son of Abm. & 

Mary Merrill 
Eleonor Merrill, single, dau. of John & Elizabeth 

Merrill. Md. in the church 
Oliver Decker, single, son of Abm. Decker & Mary, his 

wife, deed. 
Hannah Simonson, single, dau. of Barnet & Sarah 

Simonson in whose house they were married 
Gerrit Post, single, son of Abraham and Mary Post 
Elizabeth Blake, single, eldest dau. of Wm. & Ann Blake 
Jacob Van Pelt, single, son of Samuel, deed., & Sarah 

Ann Van Pelt 
Mary Simonson, single, dau. of Joseph & Rebecca 

Simonson, in presence of witnesses 
John Blake, single, son of William & Ann Blake 
Mary Van Name, dau. of Aaron & Cath. Van Name. 

Md. in presence of friends at Parsonage 
Egbert Merrill, single, son of John & Elizabeth Mer- 
rill of this Island 
Mary Jones, dau. of Abm. Jones, deed., & Mary, his 

wife. Md. at Parsonage in presence of friends 
Michael Van Name (or Namur), single, son of Moses, 

deed., & Mary Van Name (or Namur) 
Gertrude Martha Cortelyou, youngest dau. of Jacob, 

deed., & Elizabeth Cortelyou. Md. at house of 

mother in presence of friends. 
Samuel Coddington, single, son of David Coddington 

& Elizabeth, his wife, m. n. Randolph 
Catharine Jacobson, single, dau. of John V. D. Jacobson, 

Esq., & Hilletje Bedell, his wife. Md. at parents' house 

i9o8.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. 255 

181 7. John Winant, single, from North side of Island, son of 
July 7. Simon & Sarah Winant 

Martha , dau. of Barnet & Mary Jones, a widow 

Aug. 27. Jeremiah Winant, son of John & Sarah Winant 

Ann Crocheron, single, dau. of John, deed., & Sophia 
Crocheron. Md. at Parsonage 

By Rev. G. A. Hartman. 

1 81 7. Samuel Egbert, single, son of John &■ Mary, his wife, 
Nov. 15. m. n. Holmes 

Betsey Blake, dau. of John & Polly Blake 
Dec. 13. Peter Sisk, single, son of John & Sarah Sisk, m. n. 
Mary Wright, single, dau. of Thomas & Cath. Wright, 
m. n. Blake. Md. at Parsonage. 
Dec. 25. Elias Butler, single, son of John Butler and Polly 
Kingston, his wife 
Charlotte Van Pelt, single, dau. of Samuel V. Pelt & 
his wife, Sally, by m. n. Housman. In presence of a 
few friends at the Parsonage 

1818. Joseph Lake, single, son of Joseph & Maria Lake, m. n. 
Jan. 31. Coursen 

Ann Jane Tuthill, dau. of Israel & Elizabeth Tuthill, 
by m. n. Janer. Md. at parsonage in presence of 
John Locker & Maria V. Namur 
March 8. Terrence R. Ryers, single, son of Orris & Sarah Ryers 
Ellen H. Decker, single, dau. of Matthias & Lydia 
April 18. Abraham Seguine, single, son of John & Rachel 
Elizabeth Simonson, single, dau. of Joseph & Rebecca 
Simonson. Md. at parsonage in presence of Wm. H. 
Fountain & Lydia Seguine 

May II. Saul, ) ri^^u^ belonging to Peter Decker 

Louisa, \ ^^^^^^' free woman. Md. in Ch. by per- 
mission in writing from Mr. Decker 
Aug. 23. Peter Van Pelt, single, son of David & Ann Van Pelt 
Rachel Haughabout, single, dau. of Peter, dec, iV Han- 
nah, his wife. Md. at Parsonage, John Selenf & 
Eliza Housman, witnesses 
Sept. 8. James Wood, widower, son of Abraham, deed., t*;.- Ruth. 
his wife 
Esther Prue, single, dau. of Revd. Elias & Esther Prue. 
Md. at Parsonage. All of this Island 
Dec. 15. James Egbert. Sen., widower, son of Tunis & Ann 
Martha Egbert, m. n. Burbank. widow of Abraham 
Egbert, shoemaker. Md. at bride's residence in 
presence of their children & others 

256 Records of the United Brethren Congregation^ Staten Island, N. V. [Oct., 

Dec. 26. Jacob Harzen, single, of Elizabethtown, N. Jersey, son 
of Cornelius & Ann Harzan of York Island 
Margaretta Ferine, single, dau. of Abm. & Sarah 
Ferine, at whose house they were md. in presence of 

1819. Jonothon Merril, single, son of Richard Merril & 
Jan. 7. Martha, his wife, m. n. Hooper 

Maria Egbert, single, dau. of James Egbert, Sen., & 
wife Elizabeth, by m. n. Martinse. Md. at house of 
Bride's parents in presence of friends 
Oct. 2. Vincent Fountain, single, son of Vincent & Else Foun- 
Catharine Butler, single, dau. of Isaac & Cath. Butler, 
both deed. Md, at Parsonage in presence of bride's 
brother Vincent Butler 
Oct. 12, Abraham Tyson, single, son of Richard Tyson, widower 
Ann Housman, single, dau, of Aaron Housman & wife 
Mary, by m. n. Morgan, Md. at Farsonage in 
presence of Richard Johnson, Rebecca Courson. 
By Rev. Benj. Mortimer of N. Y, 
Oct. 25. Richard Tyson, widower 

Elizabeth Cortelyou, widow. Md, at her dwelling. No 
other parties present but the clergyman, G. A. Hart- 
Dec. 14. John Davis, son of John Davis, deed., & Sally, his wife 
Jane Wood, dau, of Richd, & Cath. Wood. Md. in 
presence of Peter Johnson & Lucy Rodgers 
Dec. 14. George Van Pelt, son of Peter & Mary Van Pelt 

Ann Moore, dau. of James & Catharine Moore. In 
presence of John Van Pelt & James Moore, brothers 
to bride & bridegroom 

1820. Abraham Van Duser, single, son of Daniel V. Duzer & 
Jan. I. Ann, his wife 

Jane Vanderbilt, single, dau. of Cornelius Vanderbilt 
& Phebe, his wife. Md. at Parsonage, number of 
friends present 
Jan. 4. Robert Wilson, free colored man 

Nellie Simonson, free colored woman, etc. 
Jan. 22. Moses Decker, single, son of Samuel Decker & Rebecca, 
his wife, by m. n. Decker 
Lenah Pugh, single, dau. of Nicholas Fugh & Caty, his 
wife, by m. n. Decker. Md. in presence of Lydia 
Decker & James, bro. of bridegroom 
March 18. Abraham Stilwill, son of Abraham & Caty Stilwill. 
dec, N. side of Island 
Mary Scharret, dau, of John & Mary Sharret. In 
presence of Nicholas Daniels, Gitty Stilwill and 
Susan Ann vSharret 
May 12. Daniel Jones, son of Barent Jones & Mary, his wife 

Jane Banta, dau, of Jacob & Eliza Banta, Md. at Far- 
sonage in presence of Bedell Johnston & Jane Wood 

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April 3. 
May 14. 

May 20. 

May 24. 
June 3. 
June 15. 

July 4. 

Nov. 5. 

Nov. 18. 
Nov. 26. 

Dec. 6. 

March 22. 

June 3. 


free, residing with Mr. Du- 

By per- 

fe '•. I Blacks belonging to Mr. Abm. Praul 
^.narity J ' belonging to Mrs. Ryersz 

rhomasjohnston, ) ^, , 
Sally Peterson, [ Blacks, 


James Scharrot, son of James & Hannah Scharrot 
Jane Jennings, dau. of Lambert Jennings & Mary, his 

wife, deed. Md. at Parsonage in ores, of Richd 

Johnston, Nancy White 
David Cannon, son of Thomas & Betsy Cannon 
Margaret Cannon, dau. of Isaac & Elizabeth Cannon. 

Md. at Parsonage 
Harry, ) gj^^j^^ belonging to Jesse Oakley 
i enor, \ ' belonging to Mary Seguine 

mission of their masters 
James Moore, single, son of James & Catharine Moore, 

m. n. Perine 
Sarah Cannon, single, dau. of John & Ann Cannon. 

Md. at Parsonage in pres. of Joseph Shaddock & 

Martha Ann Taylor 
Daniel Martling, single, son of Benjm. Martling & 

Elizabeth, his wife 
Mary Blake, single, dau. of Edwd. Blake & Mary, his 

wife. Md. at house of Daniel Guyon, Esq., in 

presence of James Salter & Ann Martling 
John Egbert, single, son of Abraham & Nancy Egbert, 

m. n. Martinoe 
Lydia Seguine, single, dau. of John Seguine & Rachel, 

his wife, m. n, Mitchell. In pres. of Abm. Bird & 

Lenah Perine 
John Cannon, single, son of John & Ann Cannon 
Dinah Swaim, dau. of John & Martha Swaim. Md. at 

house of Mr. Martinus Swaim near Richmond 
Daniel Wood, single, son of Stephen Wood & Diodema, 

his wife, m. n. Housman 
Deborah Mott, single, dau. of James & Appolonia Mott, 

by m. n. Scharrot. Md. at mother's house in presence 

of John Scharrot & Susan Ann Scharrot 
John Goodheart, single, residing near Wocdbridge, N. 

Jersey,sonof Christ opherGoodheart& Sophia, his wife 
Tabitha Merril, dau. of Richard Merril & Marth, his 

wife, m. n. Hooper 
Daniel Buskirk, son of Philip Buskirk & Phebe, his 

wife, m. n. Tucker 
Hannah Cannon, dau. of Andrew Cannon & Polly, his 

wife, m. n. Wright. Md. at Parsonage in presence 

of Benjamin Bedell & Judah Wright 
Aaron Johnson, single, son of Daniel & Margaret 

Elisabeth Praul, single, dau. of Peter & Abigail Praul. 

In presence of James Colon & wife, the sister of 

Mrs. Johnson 

258 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. Y. [Oct., 

182 1. Peter Burbank, single, son of Abraham Burbank & 
June 23. Lenah, his wife 

Hannah Butler, single, dau. of James Butler & Cath- 
arine, his wife. In presence of Newton Post & Eliza 
June 23. Newton Post, single, son of Francis Post & Experience, 
his wife, deed. 
Eliza Herrington, single, dau. of William Herrington 
& Betsey, his wife. Md. at Parsonage, in pres. of 
Peter Burbank & Hannah, his wife 
July 21. Thomas, ) g, , belonging to Col. Nicholas Burger 
Maria, f ' belonging to Mr. Denyse D. Denyse. 

Md. by consent of their masters 
Sept. 26. Cornelius Van Name (or Namur), son of Aaron Van 
Name & wife Catharina, by m. n. Bartholew 
Rebekah Coursen, single, dau. of Danl. Coursen & his 
wife Rebekah, m. n. Martinoe. Md, at Parsonage in 
pres. of Abraham Martling & Mary Courson 
Oct. 31. Peter Woglom, single, son of Simon Woglom & wife 
Elisabeth, m. n. Dubois 
Susan Simonson, single, dau. of Arthur Simonson & 
Harriet, his wife, m. n. Prickett. Md. at Parsonage 
Oct. 18. Jacob Johnson, single, son of Jacob Johnson & Betsey, 
his w., m. n. Haughabout 
Ann Burbank, single, dau, of John Burbank & his wife 
Ann, m. n. Egbert 
Dec. 8. Peter Post, son of Garrit Post & Winie, his wife, by m. 
n. Bush 
Mary Bartholew, dau. of John Bartholew, deed., & 
Mary, his wife, by m. n. Palmer. Md. at Parsonage 
Dec, 19, Jacob Rozeau Cropsy, single, son of Hermanns Cropsy 
& w. Elizabeth, m. n. Rozeau 
Elizabeth Cortelyou, dau, of Peter Cortelyou & Amy, 
his wife, m. n. Hilliard. Md. at bride's parents' 
Dec. 30, Bill, belonging to Mr, Parkinson at Old town 

Dine, free Black. Md. by permission of master 

1822. Stacy D. Kenison, single, son of Stacy Kenison & Eliz- 
March 30. abeth, his wife, deed. 

Maria Bush, single, dau. of William & Ann Bush, m. n. 
Van Namur. Md. at parsonage 
Aug. 28. John Van Pelt, single, son of Peter Van Pelt & his 
wife, by m. n. Colon, dec. 

Susan Christopher, single, dau, of John & Elizabeth 
Christopher, in presence of Jacob van Cleef & Cath- 
arine Wood at Parsonage 
Sept. 10. John Crocheron, single, son of Abraham Crocheron & 
Jane Coursen, his wife 

Patience Egbert, dau. of Tunis & Ann Egbert, m. n. 
Burbank. Md. at Parsonage 

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Oct. 2. Capt. Moses Mills, son of Revd. John Mills & Jemimah, 
his wife 
Mrs. Mary Brintley, dau. of Oliver & Sarah Taylor. 
Md. at Parsonage 
Nov. 3. Anzell Hill, son of Ephraim «& Sarah Hill 

Lenah Ferine, dau. of Cornelius & Magdalen Ferine 
at Quarantine. Md. at house of George Van Felt in 
presence of Rev. Mr. Mortimer & number of friends 
Nov. 30. John Miers, son of Derick & Mary, his wife 

Martha Van Cleef, dau. of Daniel & Anletchy Van 
Cleef. Md. at Farsonage 
Nov. 13. Joshua Mercereau, single, son of Stephen & Elizabeth 
Maria Sharrot, dau. of John «& Catharine Sharrot, m. n. 
Ferine. Md, at her father's house 
Dec. 25. James Johnson, widower, son of Edward & Folly 
Johnson, m. n. Sharrot 
Ann Martling, dau. of John & Cath. Martling. Md. at 
Dec. 26, Thomas Jackson, ) gi„„i.o belonging to Col. Burger. 
Judy Crockeron, \ ' free. By his written per- 

1823. Merrel Hilliard, single, son of John Hilliard, Esq. 
Jan. 2. Eliza Coursen, single, dau, of Richard Coursen & wife 

m. n. Egbert, In presence of father & friends 
Jan. 2. Harry Swaim, ) gioptg ^7 permission of their re- 
Eliza Barnes, f ' spective masters, John V. D. 
Jacobson & Geo. Western Barnes, Esq. 
Feb. 15. Daniel Jackson, ) p,„^, by permission of their 

Mary Seely, \ ^^^^^^^^ master Edward Ferine 

March 23. John Van Duser, single, son of Daniel Van Duser & 
Ann, his wife 
Sarah Vanderbilt, single, dau. of John & Elizabeth 
Vanderbilt, m. n. Taylor. Md. in church 
April 9. Daniel Mersereau, single, son of Stephen Mersereau 

Ellen Maria Lozier, dau. of Jacob & Sarah Lozier, m. 
n. Beatty 
May II. Jacob Van Cleef, son of Daniel & Letty Van Cleef 

Catharine Wood, single, dau. of Timothy Wood 
May 17. Tacob Bush, son of Nicholas Bush & Caty, dec. 

Mary Cairns, dau. of John & Harriet Cairns 
May 17. Aaron Drake 

Ellen Decker, dau. of Barnet & Catharine Decker 
May 24. FeterVanFelt, single, son ofJacob& Catharine Van Felt 
Elizabeth Decker, dau. of Barnet Decker & Cathanne, 
his wife 
Tune 4. Aaron Saffin, widower, son of William 

Widow Eliza Foot, dau. of William & Sarah . Md. 

at Farsonage 
Tune 8. James Britton, son of John & Rachel Britton 

Frances Sylvy, Richard & Hester Sylvy. Md. at Far- 

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1823. Jesse Paulus, single, son of Cornelius & Sophia Paulus 
June 8. Sarah Simonson, single, dau. of Joseph & Rebekah 

Simonson. Md. at Parsonage. 

June 19. John Wood, single, son of Stephen & Deina (or Demah?) 
Mary Vroom, single, dau. of Christopher & Mary Vroom 
July 19, Edward Vanderbilt, single, son of John & Elizabeth 
Mary Ann Egbert, single, dau. of Cornelius Egbert, 
dec. Md. at Parsonage 
Oct. 4. Ebenezer Davis, son of Ebenezer & Rachel Davis 

Elizabeth Merrell, dau. of Abraham & Ann Merrell. 
Md. at Parsonage 

Oct. 18. John Taylor, son of Abraham Taylor & Catharine, his 
Grace Thatcher, dau. of Charles & Elizabeth Thatcher, 
deed. Md. at Parsonage 
Oct. 29. John Dorsett, single, son of John and Martha Dorsett 

Ellen Connover Cropsy, dau. of Nichs. & Cropsy, 

m. n, Winant 
Dec. 13. Abraham Martling, son of John & Catharine Martling 
Elizabeth Wright, dau. of Thomas & Catharine, his wife 

1824. Richard Decker, single, son of Richard & Mary Ann, 
Jan. 6. his wife 

Eliza Egbert, dau. of Joseph & Jane Egbert, m. n. 
April 4. Paris M. Davis, son of Richard & Sarah Moore Davis 
of N. Y. 
Eliza Jane Lake, dau. of Richard & Mary Lake of 
Staten Island. Md. at Parsonage in presence of Mrs. 
Price, the bride's sister & her husband 
May 9. Henry Kruser, son of John & Miami Kruser 

Ellen Simonson, dau. of Arthur & Mary Simonson. 
Md. at church 

June 13. Jacob Vreeland, single, son of George & Rebecca Vree- 
Betsy Lockman, single, dau. of Joseph & Jane Lock- 
man. Md. at Parsonage 
June 16. John Barron, single, son of Joseph & Fanny Barron of 
Wood bridge, N. J. 
Mary Connor, single, dau. of Richard Connor, Esq., & 
his wife Sophia, m. n. Clawson. Md. at bride's 

June 22. Vincent Bodine, single, son of Vincent Bodine, dec, & 
his wife, by m. n. Blake 
Mary Ann Burbank, single, dau. of Isaac & Sally Bur- 
bank, m. n. Egbert. Md. at Bride's parents 

Aug. 15. Abraham Bird, single, son of & Martha Bird 

Susan Ann Perine, dau. of Cornelius Perine & wife. 
Md. at Parsonage 

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Sept. 22. 

Sept. 29. 

Oct. 23. 

Nov. 18. 

Dec. II. 
Dec. 18. 



Israel Decker, son of Israel & Leah, deed., Decker 
Catharine Bartholen, dau. of John & Mary Bartholen 

Md. at Parsonage in presence of Abraham Decker & 

Mary Coursen 

Daniel Stilwell, single, from Long Island 
Hester Silvy, dau. of Richard & Hester Silvy, by m n 
Taylor. Md. at Bride's parents " ' 

MarelfeTS [ Colored, ^^j^^^.^g to Daniel W. Lake 
Margaret Frice, f ' & md. by his permission 

F/^^^^.^^^"^^' single, son of John & Margrett Barnes 
^Pi" ^^^"11, single, dau. of' Mr. Abraham Merrill 
Md. at Parsonage 

Cornelius Egbert, single, son of Abraham, dec, Egbert 

& Nancy, his wife, m. n. Martinoe 
Maria De Pugh, dau. of Nicholas & Catharine 

Pugh. Md. in presence of friends 
Daniel Simonson, son of John «& Phebe Simonson 
^Sally Ann De Pugh, dau. of Abraham & Mary 

Pugh. Md. in presence of Capt. Edward Perine & 

Mrs. Eliza C. Hartman 

Daniel Jackson, \ belonging to Mr. Edward 

>• Colored, Perine 

Ann , ) widow, belonging to Mr. 

Edward Beatty. By consent of their masters 

^fJ^^' \ Colored, ^ freeman ^ , , 

barah, \ ' residing at James Egbert, Jr. 

1825. Richard Connor, single, son of Richard Connor, Esq., 
Jan. 6. & Sophia, his wife, by m. n. Clawson 

Sarah Egbert, single, dau. of Janes Egbert <fe Elizabeth, 
his wife, m. n. Martino. Md. at Bride's parents in 
presence of friends 

Jan. 8. Matthew Decker, single, son of Abraham Decker, deed., 
& Catharine, his wife 
Eliza Cole, single, dau. of Richard Cole & Ann, his 
wife, both deed. Md. at house of Joseph Egbert in 
presence of friends 
March 17. John Wood, widower, parents deceased 

Catharine Jacobson, widow, dau. of Richard & Sophia 
Conner, m. n. Clawson. Md. at Mr. Conners in 
presence of friends 

March 23. James Garretson, \ r /-> 1 a 
AnnWinet, '[ free. Colored. 

April 7. Abel Cannon, son of John & Ann Cannon 

Catharine Moore, dau. of James & Catharine Moore. 

Md. at Parsonage 

April 17. John Davis, single, of Mass., son of Jacob Davis &- 

Harriott (Reed), his wife 

Susan Ann Scharrot, dau. of John Scharrot & Mary, 

his wife. Md. at house of Abm. Stilwell, North side 

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July 31. 
Sept. 4. 

Nov. I. 
Nov. 20. 

Nov. 27. 
Nov. 30. 
Dec. 15. 

March i? 

April 2. 
June 14. 

Cornelius Egbert, son of John Egbert & Mary (Holmes), 
his wife 

Catharine Lake, dau. of Barnet Lake, deed., & Cath., 
his wife. Md. at the bride's mother's 

Lawrence Crips, and aged widower 

Polly Lake, single, dau. of William Lake. Md. at Par- 

Henry Garretson, ) rQi^-g^ free 

Mary Lawrence, [ ' belonging to Mr. Simon 


Thomas Disosway, ) Colored, both free, residing with 

Diana Clarkson, f Hermanus Guion, Esqr. 

Abraham Decker, single, son of Israel & Rachel Decker 

Catharine Maria Pryor, single, dau. of Andrew & 
Elizabeth Pryor 

Cornelius Marston, son of John & Deborah Marston 

Mary Butler, dau. of James & Catharine Butler. Md. 
at Parsonage. In presence of John Laferge & 
Matilda Marston 

George Avery, son of Geo. Avery, deed., & Grace, his 

Catharine Crips, dau. of James & Sally Crips. Md. at 
Parsonage in pres. of Lewis Mitchell & Ann Simon- 

John N. Tooker, single 

Maria Jacobson, dau. of John V. D. Jacobson, Esqr., & 
Hilletje, his wife. Md. at house of Mr. Jacobson in 
presence of large number of friends 

John Merrell, single, son of Abm. Merrell, dec, & Ann, 
his wife 

Margarett Housman, single, dau. of Abm. Housman & 
Hester, his wife. Md. at Parsonage 

William Ross, son of William Ross 

Margrett Simonsen, dau. of Reuben & Jane Simon- 
son, m. n. Decker. Md. at Parsonage 

Abraham Housman, son of Abraham Housman & wife 

Margarett Bodine, dau. of James Bodine & Margarett, 
his wife. Md. at house of Mr. Bodine 

Barzillai Burr, of New Jersey 

Ann Beatty, dau. of John & Elizabeth Beatty. Md. at 
house of Mr. Beatty 

Garret Ellis, son of Garret & Mary Ellis 

Susan Butler, dau. of Nathaniel, deed., & Sophia Butler, 
his wife 

Edward Merrell, single, son of John & Elizabeth Merrel 

Catharine Shields, single, dau. of Thomas & Ann 
Shields. Md. at house of Mr. Bogart in the Manor 

Gabriel Martino, son of Benajah & Hannah Martino, 
m. n. Decker 

Eliza Catharine Martling, dau. of John & Dorcas Mart- 
ling, by m. n. Laforge. Md. at house of parents 

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July 27. 

Aug. 5. 
Aug. 1 6. 
Oct. II. 

Nov. 21. 

Jan. 6. 

Feb. 5. 

Feb. r8. 
March 24. 

March 24. 
March 29. 

April 22. 
April 22. 

May 6. 

James McLaughlin, single 

Caroline Jaques, residing on North side of Island. Md. 

at Parsonage in presence of John M. Tooker & Israei 


Samuel Johnson, 1 by permission of his mas- 

\ Colored, ter, Judge Mercereau 

Hagar Thomas, ) tree 

Benjamin Praul 

Ellen Beatty, dau. of Edward & Eleanor, dec, Beatty. 
Md. at Parsonage 

John La Forge, son of David La Forge, dec, & Ger- 
trude, his wife, m. n. Martling 

Cornelia Simonson, dau. of John Simonson, dec, & 
Nancy, his wife. Md. at Parsonage 

Walter Wendel, single, son of Peter & Sarah Wandel 

Ann De Puy, dau. of John & Ann DePuy. Md. at 

Ellis Mundy, son of Joshua & Phebe Mundy 

Sarah Ann Egbert, dau. of Tunis Egbert & Sarah, his 

wife, m. n. Barton, in whose house she was md. 
Stephen Mcintosh, son of Charles & Margarett Mc- 
Mary M. Marsac, dau. of Michael & Rachel Marsac, m. 

n. Jennings, in whose house she was md. 
Richard Johnson, son of James & Phebe Johnson 
Susan Van Pelt, dau. of Peter & Margaret Van Pelt 
David Wood, son of James Wood, dec, & Elizabeth, 

his wife 
Eliza De Puy, dau. of Nicholas & Cath. De Puy. Md. 

at Mr. De Puy's in presence of friends 
Winant Haughabout, son of Peter & Ellen Haughabout 
Sarah Britton, dau. of John & Rachel Britton. Md. in 

church in presence of friends 
Capt. Benson Seaman, son of Wm. & Elizabeth Sea- 
man of N. Y. 
Eliza Jacobson, dau. of John V. D. Jacobson, dec, & 

Helletje, his wife. Md. at house of Samuel Cod- 

dington at N. Y. 
Nathan Decker, son of John & his wife, dec 
Mary Ann Bedell, dau. of James & Esther Bedell. Md. 

at Parsonage 
Israel De Puy, son of Nicholas & Elizabeth, his wife, 

Eliza Ann Decker, dau. of Abm. & Mary Decker, dec. 

Md. at Parsonage at same time as above 
Matthew De Pugh, son of John De Pugh & Ann, his 

wife, dec. 
Maria Simonson, dau. of John & Phebe Simonson. 

Md. at Parsonage in pres. of Walter Wendel & his 


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Feb. 14. 

March 6. 
May II. 

May 18. 

May 18. 

John Merrell, son of Thomas Merrell, dec, & Mag- 
dalen, his wife 

Elizabeth Davis, widow, dau. of Abraham Merrell, 
dec, & Ann, his wife. Md. in presence of number 
of friends 

Adam A. Doyle, formerly of Chambersburgh, Penna.. 
son of Robert Doyle, dec, & Elizabeth, his wife 

Catharine Merrell, dau. of John T. Merrell & Eliza, 
his wife. Md. at Parsonage 

Daniel Butler, son of Isaac & Catharine Butler 

Eliza Egbert, dau. of Cornelius Egbert, deed. Md. at 

James Mussentine, of Philadelphia, son of John & 

Margaret Mussentine, dec. 
Catharine La Forge, widow, dau. of John & Susan 

Pryor. Md. at the Parsonage 
John Decker, son of John & Martha Decker 
Sarah Alston, dau. of Japhet & Sarah Alston. In 

presence of Abm. Decker & Eliza Christopher 
James Beatty, son of Edward & Eleanor Beatty, dec. 
Ann M. Bryant, dau. of David & Jane Bryant. Md. at 

house of the mother in N. Y. 
Cornelius Vanderbilt, son of John & Betsy Vanderbilt 
Eliza Martling, dau. of Benjamin & Elizabeth Martling, 

both dec. Md. at Parsonage 
Peter Van Pelt, son of Richd. Van Pelt, dec, & Elisa- 
beth, his wife 
Betsy Butler, dau. of James & Catharine Butler. Md. 

in presence of friends at Parsonage 

David Moore, single, son of James & Catharine Moore, 

m. n. Perine 
Mary Ann Barton, single, dau. of Barton & Lucy, 

his wife, m. n. Egbert. Md. at house of her gr.- 

father John Egbert 
Israel Wood, son of William Wood, dec, & his wife 
Mary Parker, dau. of Nathaniel & Sally Parker. Md. 

at parents' house 

John Freeman, ) Colored 
Mary Prue, \ '-oiorea 

George W. Chambers, son of Wm. & Mary Chambers, 

Hannah Simonson, dau. of John & Ann Simonson. 

Md. at Parsonage in presence of friends 
Lewis Mitchel, single, son of Peter Mitchel & Sarah, 

his wife 
Mary Boram, John & Sarah Boram, both dec. Md. at 

Abraham Sharrot, son of John & Mary Sharrot 
Margaret Housman, dau. of Benjamin & Letty Hous- 


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Au^'^', ?.l''i^ p^i ^"T' '°".°^ ^^'^^ P^^^^ -^ Esther, his wife 
Aug. 3. Jane Blake, dau. of John & Mary Blake Md in 

presence of a number of friends 
Aug. 10. Joseph R. Heath, widower, from N. Y., son of Simon 

A. Heath & Eliza, his wife 
Sarah Egbert, widow, dau. of Richard & Martha 


Sept. 7. James Sharrot, Senr., son of Richard Sharrot Senr 
gatekeeper at Quarantine 
Mrs. Van Cleef, widow. Md. at Parsonage, a number 
of friends being present 
Sept. II. Abraham Praul, single 

Isabella Beatty, dau. of Edward & Eleanor Beatty 
both deed. Md. at house of Benjamin Praul 
Nov. 29. William Egbert, son of John Egbert, Senr., & his wife 
deed. ' 

Mary Ann Lake, daug. of Widow Catharine Lake at 
whose house the marriage took place 
Dec. 14. Elias Price, single, son of David Price & Ruth Ellen 
his wife ' 

Polly Menee, dau. of Peter Menee & Sally, his wife 
Dec. 31. Charles D. Wood, widower, son of James & Ann Wood 
Elizabeth Jones, single, dau. of Abm. Jones, dec, & 
Elsy, his wife 

1829. James Wood, single, at the Long Neck, son of John & 
Feb. 18. Mary Wood 

Abbey Ann Simonson, single, dau. of Reuben Simon- 
son & Jane, his wife. At whose house they were 
March 2. William Winnings, widower, from N. Y., son of Wm. & 
Isabella Winnings, dec. 
Ann Simonson, dau. of Joseph & Rebekah Simonson. 
Md. at Parsonage in presence of friends 
May 30. Joseph Bedillion, ) p_i_„_ j formerly of N. Jersey 

Eliza Peterson, [ ^^^^^^^^ formerly at G. W. Barnes 

May 30. Aaron Pardon, ) Colored ^^ J"^^:^ Seguine's 

Hannah Jackson, j ' sister to Bedillion's wife 

Nov. 15. John W. Burbank, single, son of Jacob & Ann Burbank, 
by m. n. Wandell 
Gertrude Egbert, single, dau. of Abm. Egbert, dec, & 
Ann Martha, his wife. Md. in minister's dwelling 
Dec. 30. Stephen Squire, widower 

Martha Egbert, widow. In presence of Moses Egbert 
& wife in whose house they were married 
Dec. 25. John Emmot to Maria Andee, Colored, living at Mr. 

1830. Abraham Garretson, single, son of Col. John Garretson 
Feb. 3. & Elizabeth, his wife, m. n. Conner 

Eliza Sanders, single, dau. of Peter & Eliza Sanders. 
In presence of Peter Dorsett & Jane M. Belts 

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1830. Joseph Christopher, single, son of Joseph & Elizabeth 
May 4. Christopher 

Maria Martino, single, dau, of Stephen Martino, dec, 
& Eleanor, his wife. In presence of Holmes Egbert, 
Ellen Haughabout & Eliza C. Hartman 
May 26. DanielMersereau, single, son of Daniel & Ann Mersereau 
Lucretia (Christiana?) Sharrot, single, dau. of John & 
Catharine Sharrot 
July 15. Augustus Luckenbach, age 24, single, son of Samuel & 
Sarah Luckenbach of Bethlehem, Penn. 
Matilda Jacobson, 17 yrs., dau, of John V, D, Jacobson 
& Hilletje, his wife. Md. at house of Samuel Cod- 
dington, Esq., in presence of number of friends 
Oct, 24. Joseph Egbert, single, son of Abm. Egbert, dec, & 
Ann, his wife 
Eliza Fountain, single, dau. of Anthony Fountain, Jr., 
& Nancy, his wife. Md. at church 
Nov. 10. Andrew B. Decker, single, son of Jeseph Decker & 
Catharina, his wife 
Patience Crocheron, widow, m. n. Egbert. Md, at 
house of her mother, Mrs. Ann Egbert 

183 1. James Beatty, son of Thomas & Susan Beatty of N. J. 
March 22. Maria Housman, dau. of Richard & Judith Housman 

of this island. Present, Edwd. Johnson, Jr., & Maria 
June 16. Mathias Decker, son of David Decker & Catharine, his 
wife, m. n. Decker 
Jane Decker, dau. of John Decker, dec, & Ann, his 
wife. Md. at house of bride's mother 
June 18. John Simonson, widower, son of Arthur & Mary 
Rachel Baker, dau. of Jeremiah & Debby Ann Baker. 
In presence of Wm. S. Brown & Mary Burbank 
Aug. 14. Charles Barbour, single, son of Edward & Margrett 
Eliza Christopher, single, dau. of John Christopher & 
Elizabeth, his wife, both dec. 
Oct. 8, James Simonson, son of Abm. Simonson, dec, & Susan- 
nah, his wife 
Catharine Butler, single, dau. of James Butler & Cath., 
his wife, dec In presence of Eliza Ann Morgan & 
Jacob Mersereau 

1832. Stephen Martling, son of Garret Martling & Mary 
March 15, Wood, his wife 

Mary Ann Bodine, widow, m. n. Burbank. In presence 

of Br. Edward & Nathan Housman 
Barnt Siebern, wid., to Delia Jackson, Colored 
Oct, 14, Abraham M. Steward, single, son of Thomas Steward, 

dec, & Hannah, his wife 
Mary Ann Burgher, single, dau. of Mathias Burgher & 

wife. In presence of Jacob Garretson & Margaret 

Ann Tyson 

IQOS.] Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Island, N. V. 267 

./^S3' John C. Thompsen, son of John E. Thompsen, dec, 
May 26. grocer of Tompkinsville, & Mary Lake 

Elizabeth Johnson, dau. of Anthony & Fanny Johnson. 
In presence of Ephraim & Addria Johnson 
July 17. Edward Burbank, single, son of Isaac & Sally Burbank, 
by m. n. Egbert 
Jane Britton, single, dau. of Nathaniel & Mary Britton, 
m. n. Bodine 
Aug. I. John Burgher, single, son of Mathias & Hannah 
Burgher, m. n. Tyson 
Elizabeth Stilwell, single, dau. of Daniel & Hannah 
Stilwell. Md. in presence of friends 
Dec. 29. Abraham Bodine, son of James & Margaret Bodine, dec. 
Abby Ann Kinsy, dau. of Benjamin & Susan Ann Kinsy. 
In presence of John Kinsy, her brother, & of Ann 
Merrel. Md. in church 
1834, Edward Johnson, single, son of Edward & Mary John- 
Jan. 8. son, m. n. Sharrot 

Hannah Housman, dau. of Richard & Judith Housman. 
Md. at Parsonage in presence of Jeremiah & Judith 
Jan. 12. Daniel Haughwout, single, son of Francis & Esther 
Jane Jones, dau. of Abm. & Alice Jones. At par- 
sonage in pres. of Jacob Winant, Presilla Jones 
Feb. 13. Capt. Jacob H. Vanderbilt, son of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 
dec, late of this Island 
Euphemia M. Banta, dau. of Wiart Banta, dec, & Sylva, 
his wife, of N. Y., where they were md. in presence 
of friends 
May 21. Samuel Lesher. Both from Germany now at Tomp- 

Elizabeth Nedicker. kinsville 

May 26. Leonhart Wilhelmin. Both from Germany now at 

Catharine Maurer. Tompkinsville 

June 22. Elias Price, son of Rev. Elias Price of Methodist Ch. 
& Hester his wife 
Mary Ann Lake, dau. of Joseph & Mary Lake 
Aug. 13. James Thompson, son of Robert Thompson & Susan, 
his wife, dec. 
Charity Guyon Romer, dau. of James & Mary Romer. 
Md. at parent's house in presence of friends 
Sept. 27. Jacob Housman, son of Benjamin Housman & Mary, 
his wife 
Susan Robbins, dau. of Nathaniel Robbins, dec, & 
Mary, his wife. In presence of John & Mary Ann 
Nov. 4. Dennis Sullivan, single 

Elizabeth Vanderbilt, dau of Capt. John Vanderbilt & 
Celia, his wife. Md. in presence of friends in dwell- 
ing of her parents at " town Point," New Jersey 
Nov. 19. JamesEgbert,sonof James Egbert, dec. & Sally, his wife 
Eliza Decker, dau. of Abm., dec, & Ann, his wife 

268 Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Staten Is/and, A'. V. [Oct., 

1834, William Francis Post, single, son of Francis Post, dec, 
Nov. 19. & Sarah, his wife 

Martha Ann Egbert, dau. of James Egbert, dec, & 
Sally, his wife. Md. at Parsonage 
Dec. 26. George Lentz. Both from Germany now at Tomp- 

Magdalen Jacky. kinsville 

Dec. 30. Israel O. Dissasway, single, son of Israel R. Dissasway 
& Ann, his wife 
Lucretia Jacobson, youngest dau. of John V. D. Jacob- 
son, & Hellethay, his wife, both dec. Md. in presence 
of friends 

1835. William Townsend, single, son of John & Sarah 
June 14. Townsend 

Dorcas L. Martling, single, dau. of Peter & Elizabeth 
Martling. Md, at dwelling of bride's parents in pres. 
of friends 
March 26. Tunis A. Egbert, widower, son of Abraham & Ann 
Egbert, dec. 
Charlotte De Foreest, widow, m. n, Vanderbilt. In 
presence of Mrs. Catharine Prall & Eliza C. Hartman 
Sept. 3. Abraham Lockman, single, son of Richard Lockman & 
Catharina, his wife, dec. 
Matilda Britton, single, dau. of Cornelius Britton & 
Jane, his wife, dec Md. in presence of Hamilton & 
Ann Britton, in Parsonage 
Oct. 12. Oliver Martin, single, son of Moses Martin, dec, & 
Nancy, his wife 
Sarah Ann Vanderbilt, single, dau. of Capt. John & 
Presilla Vanderbilt of Elizabeth, Town Point, N. J. 
Md. in presence of a large number of friends 
Oct, 14. Abraham Vanpelt, single, son of David & Ann Vanpelt 
Ellen Maria Dorset, single, dau. of John & Martha 
Dorset, both dec. 
Nov, I, Abraham Tyson, single, son of Peter Tyson & Mary, 
his wife, dec. 
Elsie Jane Haughawout. Md, in presence of some 
friends in dwelling of minister 
Nov, 23, James Livingston Lynch, single, son of James & 
Rachel Lynch 
Olivia Ann Marsac, dau. of Michael & Rachel Marsac 
Md. at house of Bride's parents 
Nov. 23. WilliamThomas, son of Thomas& Elizabeth Thomas,dec, 

Mary Ann Hilyer, At same time as above 
Dec, 5, Williamson Decker, son of Reuben & Maria Decker, 
both dec 
Mary Bonnel, dau, of Enos & Rachel Bonnel, Md, in 
minister's dwelling in presence of John Baker & 
Eliza Bonnel 
Dec. 16. Barnet Jones, son of Daniel & Elizabeth Jones 

Sarah Hatfield, dau. of James & Sarah Hatfield, both 
dec. In minister's dwelling in presence of Thomas 
Christopher & Elizabeth Jones 

( To be continued.) 

I908.] The Hoppe-Hoppen- Hopper Lineage. 260 


By Hopper Striker Mott. 


Long before the first of the name set foot upon New Nether- 
land's soil, this family was rich, prominent, powerful and, as a 
consequence, much respected at Amsterdam. Its history harks 
back to ancient times in Holland where the name was spelled 
both Hoppe and Hoppen, a custom the pioneer in this country 

From Beschryvinge Va7i Amsterdam door Casparus Commelin, 
1 69 1, these data are derived: 

Jan Claesz van Hoppen was Schepen of Amsterdam in 1469, 
'74, '79. '81, '83, '88, Councillor of the City 1483, Burgomaster, 
1490, '91, and again Schepen 1494, '98, 1500, '02. Another Jan 
Claesz van Hoppen, doubtless his grandson, was Councillor of 
Amsterdam in 1549, Burgomaster the same year, Schepen 1554, 
again Burgomaster in 1560, '61, '64, '66, '67, '69, '71, '72, and 
Orphan Master in 1562, '63, '65, '68, '70, '73, in September of which 
latter year he died and was succeeded by Gerbrand Klaesz Ban- 
ning. On one of the windows of the Old Church at Amsterdam 
is written, as translated from Vol. I, p. 426: 

" This Church pane has been presented to the church by Jan 
Claasz van Hoppen, who has been Burgomaster, Schepen and 
Councillor of the City, who having been accused of being favor- 
able to the new religion and subsequently taxed with being a 
heretic, was, by his Confessor, as a punishment for his conver- 
sion, ordered to proceed to Rome and there to purge himself, 
where (apparently on account of letters by the clergy from here, 
they knowing that he was a rich man) he was condemned as a 
penance to present this window to the Church, which seems to 
make known what is written on a sheet over his head, floating 
from the Bishop's staff: 

Nemo Laeditur Nisi se ipso. 
Besides, he was condemned not to drink anything but water dur- 
ing an entire year, but on his trip hither from Rome the use of 
water became very irksome and he returned to Rome and re- 
quested the Pope, because the water in this country was unhealthy 
without having been boiled in hops, to be permitted to boil some 
hops in his drinking water, which (those in Italy not knowing 
this to be beer) was permitted him, thus having been able, owing 
to this use, to mitigate his penance." 

This pane of the Salutation of Maria was made by Dig- 
man. The Hoppe Coat-of-Arms is seen on this pane; he, Hoppen 
himself, lies buried in front of this pane, in the chancel of the 
Holy Virgin, as shown by a certain tombstone whereon the said 
Coat-of-Arms is also to be seen. 

At page 550 it is related: "On the day of the Visitation of 
Our Lady we are bound annually to give every patient in our 


270 The Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage. [Oct., 

Hospital a clear white loaf of bread and a pint of wine which has 
been donated by Jan Claesz van Hoppen and Styn his wife. On 
the 13th of September we are bound, on account of Jan Claesz 
Hoppen, to give the patients a meal consisting of boiled meat 
and wine; and in case the same be fishday, then fish shall be 
served as is proper." 

Page 554: "Jan Klaesz van Hoppen was a regent of the 
Guesthouse or Hospital in 15 11. Jan van Hoppen was a regent 
of the above hospital in 1547-" 

•• But before commencing to preach, the Pastor Jan Aartsz pre- 
pared a Remonstrance to be delivered to the Burgomasters, as 
had been also done at Haerlem, which Jan Pietersz Reaal had 
delivered by a certain sailor, Pieter van Grieken, at the house of 
Jan Claasz van Hoppe, Burgomaster. But he refused to accept 
it, so that on July 30 the messenger had to deliver it at the City 
Hall, in the Little Tower." 

Page 992: "Aug. 26, 1566. The Resolution (concerning the 
people of the new religion or protestants) was published through- 
out the town by the sound of the trumpet, in the presence of the 
Burgomaster Jan Klaasz van Hoppen, of Adriaan Paauw, Arent 
Brouwer and Egbert Roeloffz." 

Page 1005, 1566, circa December. " When now the Colonel, in 
accordance with the Prince's [William the Silent] desire, retained 
the privileges accorded to the militia, everything turned out right 
and the militia men were invited to the house of the presiding 
Burgomaster Jan Claasz van Hoppe, who admonished them to 
observe harmony and to keep the above compact and rules. In 
the meantime the Prince took leave and departed via Haarlem 
for Antwerp. Since that time also the six chief Captains were 
not much troubled thereafter," 

Page 1014, April 5, 1567. " In accordance with the above priv- 
ileges the choice of delegate from among the City militia is con- 
firmed by Burgomasters Joost Buik, Jan Klaasz van Hoppe and 
Hendrik Cornelisz." 

Page 1019, May 5, 1567. "With approbation of the Court, 
Harman Roodenbug and Adriaan Reyniersz Pauw were charged 
to go with Burgomaster Joost Buyk to Antwerp and to request 
the Duchess [of Parma] not to station a garrison [Spanish] in 
the city. But arriving at Rotterdam they met Burgomaster Jan 
Klaesz Hoppe, who came from Antwerp and intended to return 
to Amsterdam, with orders to go back to Antwerp within four 
days and to reply to the question whether or not those of Ams- 
terdam were inclined to accept a garrison. But the envoys, con- 
tinuing their journey by carriage, met about eighty or a hundred 
ships with soldiers who were already ascending the Yael for 
Gouda and further to Amsterdam." 

The following individuals are presumably of the same family: 
From 1666 to 1668 Dr. Cornelis Hop was pensionary [chief law 
councillor or Corporation attorney] of Amsterdam. 

In 1678 Dr. Pieter Hop and in i68o Dr. Cornelis Hop were 
Secretaries of the same city. 

'9o8.] The Hoppe-Hoppen- Hopper Lineage. 2 7 I 

Cornelis Hoppesack was in 1655, Regent of the Poor House in 
.^TSfJ'^c-?' and from 1648-1663, Regent of the Poor House on 
the Old Side [of the City]. 

Gysbert Michielse Hoppesack was a Regent of the Old Men's 
and Women s House from 1634-1639. 

Jan Hendrikz Hoop was a Regent of the Insane Asylum in 

Jan Hendriksz Soop from 1611-1638 was Regent of the same 

Jacob Hop was, in 1690, City Advocate or Corporation Coun- 
sel of Amsterdam, and in the same year Cornelis Hop was one 
of the Twelve Secretaries of that city. 

Vol. II, p. 1027. "On Feb. 16, 1569, Jan Cornelisz Kettelaer 
was imprisoned and Hendrik in de Hoppesack was summoned to 
the Hague [both for having embraced Protestantism]." 

Hoppers was the name of a castle or Noble House in Fries- 
land, in the village of Hemelum, under the district of Hemel- 
umer-Oldevaart and Noordtwolde, in the quarter of Westergoo 
says Tooneel der Vereenigde Nederlanden, (Scenery of the United 
Netherlands) by Frangois Halma, Leeuwaarden, 1725. 

In de Vroedschap (Town Council) van Amsterdam, 1578-1795, 
Vol. I, pp. 39, 258, are found these data: 

"Jan Claesz van Hoppen was Schepen and Register at Ams- 
terdam in 1549, Burgomaster in 1560. His daughter, Wijburch 
Jansdr. van Hoppen m. Jacob Jacobsz. Bennigh, son of Jacob and 
Maria Jacobsdr. Verheyen, Register 1578-1581, chosen Deputy 
of the Guard (Schutterijen) May 27, 1578, Schepen 1578, Cloth 
Merchant, Warden of the Cloths, 1580. Buried O. K. (Old Cal- 
ender) Aug. 7, 1581. Their daughter Agnieta Jacobsdr. Ben- 
nigh, b. 1561, became first wife, July 20, 1596, of Dr. Sebastiaen 
Egbertsz, alias Sabastiannus Egberti, who was Register 1602- 
1618, appointed Governor of Maurits, Nov. 3, 1618, Schepen, 1593, 
Burgomaster 1606-8, Commissioned to the Council 1609-1611, 
High Professor of Anatomy in the Atheneum Illustre at Amster- 
dam 1595, Doctor of Medicine resident in 1596 in the Convent of 
the Eleven Thousand Virgins, in 1606 at the Old Side Cemetery 
and upon his death in Kalverstraat. His collective wealth and 
that of his two lamented wives at his death was florins 206,000. 
He was the son of Egbert Meynertsz and Diewer Jacobsdr., was 
born 1563 and buried O. K. April 16, 162 1." 

The Memoirs of one Joachim Hopper are often quoted. In 
William of Orange \iy Ruth Putnam (N. Y., 1895) at Vol. II, p. 
122, is found: "Joachim Hopper was a learned Doctor of Laws, 
a Fleming, a Catholic and a Nationalist — that is, he was loyal to 
Philip, but wished the Spanish to be withdrawn. In 1566, he 
went to Spain to give the King information on the affairs of the 
Netherlands and remained there as representative of the Prov- 
inces. His counsel to Philip to permit an interregnum at this 
crisis, shows how little he understood the situation at home. As 
a practical man of affairs he was considered very effective. On 
March 18, 1577, Granville wrote: 'The letter seems to be very odd 
and evidently from the forge of poor Sieur Hopperus, who did 

2 72 The Hoppe- Happen- Hopper Lineage. [Oct., 

not write the best French in the world, God pardon him. He 
was learned, but knew little of business, as can be plainly seen.' " 

La Nouvelle Biographie Generate, Vol. 25, states he was born 
at Sneeck in Friesland, Nov. 11, 1523. He received the degree of 
Doctor in 1553 and forsook the profession of teaching the follow- 
ing year, on his appointment as a member of the Grand Conseil 
de Malines. When the Spanish Government undertook the 
creation of a University at Douay, he was put in charge of its 
formation. Called to Madrid in 1566, he became Privy Council- 
lor to Philip II, and Chancellor of Affairs of the Low Countries. 
He was more moderate than the other ministers of that monarch 
and was the author of numerous noted books and Mss. He died 
at the capital, Dec. 15, x^^^d. Vide also Motley's 7^2>^ of the Dutch 
Republic, Part II, Chap.'V; Part IV, Chap. IV. 

Christiaen Hoppe, born 162 1, at Amsterdam, studied at Helm- 
stadt and in 1647 became Lutheran preacher at Enkhuizen. In 
1656, he removed to Haarlem and in 1660 was called to his native 
city where he died in 1670. After 1652 he devoted himself to ed- 
ucating young men for the ministry. A sermon written by him, 
though only of six pages, 4to, was published for the fourth time 
in the year 17 10, forty years after his death. 

Some Colonial Hoppers. 

Three brothers, natives of County Durham, England, settled 
in Flushing, L. I., circa 1675. About the year 1700, they appear 
to have removed to Gloucester County in the vicinity of the town 
of Woodbury, N. J. Here they dwelt for several generations but 
the nearness of a metropolis, and their frequent intermarriage 
with Philadelphia families, led to their gradual removal until now 
none of the name are to be found near Woodbury. Tradition re- 
lates that the brothers were John, Robert and Christopher. The 
first and third individuals appear in the Documentary History as 
residents of Flushing in 1698, but only the descendants of John 
can be traced in succeeding generations. No doubt the destruc- 
tion of the records of that town in 1789 have deprived us of much 
information. The descendants of John are found widely scat- 
tered. Although this line has been supposed to have been 
Quakers, the early Friends' Records in Flushing and Westbury 
do not contain the name. 

Robert Hopper had land in Burlington, N. J., in 1683, and is 
described in the records as of Scarborough, County of York, Eng- 
land. As this coiinty adjoins Durham, the suggestion is raised 
that he might have been one of the three brothers. He was a 
seafaring man and made voyages, as master of the ship The 
Providence between Scarborough and Philadelphia in the year 
above written. His only daughter, or heir, died in England circa 

Capt. James Hopper, born in Chester, England, was the owner 
in New York City of vessels in the merchant service, 1793. He 
and his brothers were sons of William H. Hopper. This seems 
to be a distinct family from the other New York lines, and de- 
scendants now reside at Utica. 

■9o8.] The Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage. 27^ 

A prominent family of the name in Maryland which is repre- 
sented by many branches, traces its ancestry to early times. 
They have been designated as the Eastern Shore Hoppers in dis- 
tinction from the descendants of the Maryland branch of the 
Long Island and Woodbury lines. As early as 1676, Capt. Wil- 
liam Hopper was a member of the Legislature, representing 
Queen Anne's County. 

Hoppers appear to have early settled in Virginia and from 
there spread through western and southern states. These came 
from Ireland or England 

Another line descended from William, John, Hugh and Alex- 
ander who came with their parents from the north of Ireland in 
1753 and settled in the Newberry District, South Carolina. Some 
of these subsequently located in Alabama. 

Descendants of a settler of the name who emigrated from 
Wales to South Carolina about the time of the Revolution and 
later removed to Kentucky, now live in Indiana. One Robert 
Hopper of Ireland, and settled in Fayette County, Penn., prior 
to that war, is now represented in the Western States. He is 
said to have had a brother in Maryland, which suggests a possible 
connection with those of the Eastern Shore. 

John and Sarah Hopper who were married in London in 1773, 
were in Philadelphia in 1787, and have descendants in New York 
and Florida. Sarah was of Herefordshire and some of their issue 
were born in England and some in Philadelphia. 

Savage's Genealogical Dictionary gives Daniel Hopper of New 
Haven in 1654, with the suggestion that it was intended for 
Hooper, and in the Rhode Island Census for 1774, is Henry Hop- 
per of South Kingston, with six in family, four males and two 
females. These records indicate that there were early individuals 
of the name in New England. Some of the traditions of the 
Durham Hoppers, state one of the brothers located there. 

Fragmentary records of other families of the name have been 
found in various places and may denote other lines than those 
enumerated. It is of 

The Holland Hoppers 

that this article relates. Riker's History of Harlem, p. 432, states 
that this family "of good Dutch antecedents, are descended from 
Andries Hoppen, who, with his wife, Geertje Hendricks, emi- 
grated hither in 1652. He was enrolled in 1653 in the burgher 
corps at New Amsterdam and granted the small burgher right in 
1657, when he owned considerable property in the city; but this 
honor he survived little more than a year." Tradition gives the 
date of arrival as 1620. The pioneer sometimes added, as a 
middle name, the designation Willemszen, denoting that he was 
the son of Willem and wrote his name both with and without the 
final " n." He never lived in Harlem and is mentioned as above 
because he was the great grandfather of Yallass Hopper, who re- 
sided in that section at a much later date. It was not until the 
fourth generation that the termination "r" became regularly 
affixed, a concession required to fit the English pronunciation. 


2 74 '^^' Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage. [Oct., 

A general trader and freighter, Hoppe's headquarters were at 
the capital. He traded in peltries, brick, timber, stone, dry 
goods, shoes, earthenware, seawan, tobacco and occasionally even 
sold a boat. With his yacht or sloop, he not only ascended the 
North River as far as Fort Orange, but also made trips to the 
north (the Dutch possessions in present New England) either 
for his own account or with cargoes belonging to others. It hap- 
pened more than once that this enterprising trader, in order to 
be able to buy in a favorable market, mortgaged some of his 
property as security for large quantities of merchandise pur- 
chased by him. Often he appeared before the Worshipful 
Court of Burgomasters and Schepens, either to prosecute claims 
against unwilling or tardy debtors, sometimes also to protect 
himself against too previous or unreasonable creditors, at other 
times to force those who sold him merchandise to live up to the 
conditions of the sale. 

From the little that the records contain about him, we learn 
that he was a strenuous, pushing, enterprising merchant ready 
to go with his " yacht " wherever there was a call for his services 
where there existed a demand for the commodities which New 
Amsterdam was able to supply, or where there was an offer of 
certain goods the Capital needed. He was a typical New Ams- 
terdam merchant and though not nearly so wealthy as many 
among them, was the peer of any in enterprise, probity and bus- 
iness sagacity. Well-to-do for those days, he owned a number of 
parcels of real estate, besides his " yacht " and stock in trade. 

He bought a plot of land in the City, Nov. ii, 1655, from 
Pieter van den Linden, described as a lot east of the Company's 
five houses, bounded west by Hendrik Kip, southerly close on 
the Old Fiscal's Kitchen. (Hendrik van Dyck, who retired as 
Fiscal in 1652 to be succeeded by Cornelis van Tienhoven.) So 
large and small, wide and long as according to the patent there- 
of to said Pieter van den Linden of March 26, 1646. 

This property was on the north side of Bridge Street, between 
Whitehall and Broad {Vide Valentine's Manual, 1861, 582). This 
was probably used for warehouse purposes because at the time it 
stood very near the East River shore. 

Hopper also owned a house and lot on the east side of Broad- 
way, north of Beaver Street. In 1657, the next lot adjoining on 
the north was used by Jacob Leendertsen of Lubec, the southern 
boundary of which was described as being Hopper's lot {Vide 
Ibid, p. 592). Andries Hoppe's house, Oct. 25 of this year, was 
on the Broadway, says Year Book, 1900, Holland Society, and 
bounded north by that of Gysbert Imbroeck, east by the sheep 
meadows, south by Gerrit de Miller, and west by the aforesaid 
Heere ivagh. It is further located Feb. 8, 1663, as being east of 
Heere Straat and adjoining on the south that of Adam Harden- 
broock, present husband of Annetje Meinders, late widow of En- 
sign Dirck Barensen Smitt. 

On Oct. 12, 1655, the principal burghers subscribed or were 
taxed for certain amounts towards needed repairs to the public 
works. Some offered to contribute in money, others in labor or 

'9°^'^ The Hoppe-Hoppen-Hoppen Lineage. 27- 

Tan!en' Stn^f ^tT ^'' t^^^^ li' ""^"'"^ ^°^° ^ ^^"^'•^^t with Jacob 
Jansen Stoll to purchase Bronck's Land (Morrisania) This 

iX.^Wi!^-'""^ ^50 morgen (500 acres) and was known to the 
Indians by the name of Ranachque. It is supposed that Tonas 

SnT^T^'^f? °"^'^^i T"°"^' ^^'^^ killed by them in 1643 Gov! 
ernor Kieft granted this land Oct. 4, 1644, to Arendt van Curler 
who had married Bronck's widow and who transferred it to Stoll 
July 10, 1651. At the session of the Court of Jan. 29, 1661 Geer- 

H^f^H i^^^^^'-i^'^ ^1°;^'" '^^^°^' ^^°"^ht action against Geertie 
Hendricks, widow of Hoppen, for the payment of 400 guilders 
balance due for the purchase of land and houses, according to 
contract, under hand, between their deceased husbands and in 
addition two cows. ' 

v-u "^^f^ defendant answered that as the plantiff could not deliver 
the sold land free from Indian claims and return the 1100 tiles 
which had been removed from the house, she should be non 
suited and condemned to pay to her (defendant) the 2400 guilders 
already paid on account. 

The court decided that Mrs. Hoppen should pay the balance 
demanded and that a due conveyance and deed should be de- 
hvered to her. In reference to the tile " she must demand them 
from those who enjoyed them." The deed was thereupon ex- 
ecuted by Matthues de Vos, plaintiff's attorney and is of record 
bearing date Dec. 19, 1662. 

Pending the conclusion of this matter, the widow Hoppen had 
intermarried with Dirck Gerritszen van Tright, van Buuren, 
May 8, 1660, and with his " approbation and consent " transferred 
the property to Harman Smeeman of "Comoonepau on the 
Maine," on the same day she had taken title. Said Smeeman, 
one of the earliest settlers of Bergen and a magistrate there in 
1661, conveyed the land in question "for a valuable consider- 
ation " to Samuel Edsall on Oct. 22, 1664, and Governor Nicolls 
issued a royal patent to him therefor on the same date. Bolton's 
Westchester says that Capt. Richard Morris, the next possessor, 
must have purchased from Edsall circa 1670. The property was 
conveyed by letters from Governor Andros to Col. Lewis Morris, 
second proprietor of Morrisania, March 25, 1676. 

During certain sessions of the Court held in 1665 and 1666, 
Thomas Hall, as attorney of Christiaen Davitsen. essayed to 
prove that his client had purchased of Andries Hoppen one half 
of the land, and that Geertje Hendricks, the widow, had sold the 
whole of it to Smeeman without consent and so Hall humbly 
craved judgment of restitution. On June 20, 1665, he demanded 
that she be required to give security for any judgment obtained, 
on the ground that she had no fixed domicile in the city. She 
asserted she had a house and lot there, which proved a satisfac- 
tory answer. On the trial she produced an award of arbitrators 
(Johannes van Burgh, Marten Cregier, Allard Anthony and 

276 The Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage. [Oct., 

Nicholaes Bayard) dated July 24, 1665, showing that Davitsen had 
resold the land to her. The jury, composed, among others, of 
Isaac Bedlow, Gulian Verplanck, William Bogardus, Walter Sal- 
ter and Johannes de Peyster, decided that the sale made in pres- 
ence of the arbitrators should remain in full force. Plaintiff ap- 
pealed June 6, 1666, but on Sept. 17, all parties appeared before 
Nicolaes Bayard and declared that they had mutually agreed 
" about the difference which was risen about Bronck's Land " and 
requested him to enter judgment " to the end that all proceed- 
ings at law in this case should seize." — Minutes of the Court. 

The widow Hoppe's second husband, although called van 
Tright in the New York records, was known as van Duyn in New 
Jersey. He removed from Flatbush, L. I., where he was born, 
his father Gerret Cornelise van Duyn being the common ances- 
tor of the family, to Bergen where he settled and died in 1686. 
He bought land in 1662 from Governor Stuyvesant on the Saddle 
River. His children wrote their names van Dien. Among his 
issue was Gerret van Dien, who married Vroutie Verwey and 
lived west of the above river. Winfield's Land Titles of Hudson 
County, p. 1 01, cites the confirmation of the above Dutch grant 
of 1662 in Dirck Gerritse on May 12, 1668, by "Philip Carterett 
Esq., Governor of the Province of New Cesarea or New Jersey," 
and relates that previous to his death he had sold the land to 
Baltus Barentsen van Kleek. He received the purchase money 
but before the transfer was completed, died leaving a widow, 
Gerten Hoppe and son Garret van Dien, then living in Hacken- 
sack. These completed the sale Oct. 13, 1686. 

Hoppe died in December, 1658, leaving five children. Their 
mother appeared before the Orphan Masters, Dec. nth, and 
stated that her husband had died intestate but had appointed as 
guardian of the children, Cornelis Aarsen and Lambert Huybert- 
sen Mol, who were thereupon ordered to inventory the estate. 
She plead that, until she remarried, she was not obliged to pro- 
duce an inventory and was informed that " the custom of father- 
land " required it and that she should agree with the guardians 
as to the amount which she should set apart to each child. The 
guardians were reminded that the eldest child must remain 
with the mother. On March 5, 1659, they reported that an agree- 
ment had been made "about a settlement on the children of their 
paternal inheritance" and that 1000 florins (200 florins for each 
child) had been allowed. Jacobus Vis and Isaac Kip were ap- 
pointed, April 29, 1660, to take a copy of the inventory "in order 
to settle their inheritance upon the children." — Minutes of the 
Orphan Masters. 

These minutes at p. 138, give the names of the five children as 
Catrina, Wilhelmus, Hendrick, Matthys and Adolf. Riker states 
that there were only four and names the fourth Matthys Adolfus. 
His information was doubtless obtained from the Dutch Church 
records wherein only four are mentioned and where can be found 
the baptism and marriage of said Matthias Adolphus. No child 
named Adolf appears either there or in the Hackensack records 
whither all the children removed with their mother, 

( To be continued^ 

'9o8.] The Knickerbocker Family. 2 77 


By William B, Van Alstyne, M.D. 

(Continued from Vol. XXXIX, p. i86, of The Record.) 

36. Annatje^ Knickerbocker (Wouter,' Johannes Harmensen,' 
Harmen Jansen'), bap. 9 Nov., 1735, at Albany; d. 30 Dec, 1809; 
m, 10 Dec. 1757 (both Schaghticoke and Albany records), "Col. 
Cornelius Van Vechten " of Schaghticoke, N. Y., bap. 9 Feb., 
1734-5, at Albany; d. 31 Oct., 1813; son of Harmen Van Vechten 
and wife Elizabeth. Harmen Van Vechten, bap. 16 Feb., 1704, 
at Albany, was son of Dirk Cornelisen Van Vechten and Mar- 
garita Harmense Luwes. A sketch of Col. Van Vechten and the 
following children are given in the Van Vechten Genealogy: 

i. Harme,* b. 14 Jan., 1761; bap. 13 June, 1761, at Albany; 
spon.: Barent and Cathalyntje Van Buren; d. 19 
Sept., 1762. 
ii. Elizabeth, b. 19 Aug., 1763; bap. at Albany; spon.: 
Wouter and Elizabeth Knikkerbakker; d. 10 Nov., 
iii. Marytje, b. 9 Dec, 1765; bap. at Albany; spon.: Gerrit 
and Alida Visscher; d. in her 94th year at Lansing- 
burgh, N. Y.; m. Enoch Leonard, 
iv. Elizabeth, b. 23 Dec, 1767; bap. at Albany; spon.: 
Wouter and Elisabeth Knickerbakker; d. 10 May, 
V. Elisabeth, b. 18 Aug., 1770; bap. at Schaghticoke; 
spon.: Wouter and Elisabeth Knickerbacker; d. 13 
April, 1840; m. Rev. Samuel Smith. 
vi. Harme, b. i March, 1772; bap. at Albany; spon.: Dirk 
and Alida V. Vegten; d. 26 May, 1859; m. 10 Jan., 
1793, Catherine Wendell, b. 24 June, 1772; d. 21 July, 
1830. He lived on a farm between Coverville and 
Bemis Heights, Saratoga Co., afterwards moved to 
Schuylerville where he died, 
vii. Rebecca, b. 9 Sept., 1773; bap. at Albany; spon.: Dirk 
and Alida Van Vegten; m. 6 Sept., 1792, Garret 
viii. Lucas, b. 1775. 
ix. Margarietje, b. 16 Oct., 1776; bap. at Schaghticoke; 
spon : Harmen Fort and Elizabeth Van Vechten; d. 
12 Sept., 1777. 
X. Walter, b. 10 Dec, 1779; d. i April, i860; m. (i) wid. 
Outhout; m. (2) Anna Van Vechten, b. 30 July. 1789; 
d. 18 April, 1856, dau. of Judge Abraham Van Vech- 
ten of Albany. 
77 Alida' Knickerbocker (Wouter,' Johannes Harmensen," 
Harmen Jansen'), bap. 20 Nov., 1737, at Albany, d. 17 Feb., 1819. 

278 The Knickerbocker Fa7nily. [Oct., 

at Schaghticoke, N. Y.; m. there 21 Oct., 1758, Dirk Van Vechten,* 
bap. 15 May, 1737, at Albany, son of Harmen Van Vechten and 
Elisabeth his wife. Of their children the first four were baptised 
at Albany, the others except John at Schaghticoke: 

i. Elizabeth,' bap. 21 Jan., 1759; spon.: Wouter and Elis- 
abeth Knickerbacker. 

ii. Alida, bap. 14 Nov., 1761; spon.: Wouter and Anatje 
Knikkerbakker. Mother's name " Annetje Knikker- 

iii. Harmen, b. 7 Aug., 1765; spon.: Cornells V. Vechten 
and Elisabeth Vile; d. Oct., 1848; m. 28 Dec, 1784, 
Nellie Kettle. 

iv. Wouter, b. 2 July, 1768; spon.: Johs. and Elisabeth 
Knickerbacker; d. 20 March, 1820; m. 11 Jan., 1788, 
Jane Fonda, d. 25 Jan., 1829. 
V. Cornelis, b. 13 Feb., 1771; spon.: Dirk I. and Pieterje 
Van Veghten, d. 2 Dec, 1837; m. 15 May, 1791, 
Maria Groesbeck, b. 15 June, 1775; d. 24 Jan., 187 1. 

vi. John, b. 29 May, 1773; d. 6 April, 1843; m. 21 May, 
1794, Maria Knickerbocker, b. 23 March, 1777, at 
Schaghticoke, dau. of Johannis Knickerbocker, Jr., 
and Elisabeth Winne. 

vii. Dirk, b. 22 Dec, 1775; spon.: Peter Viele and Elisa- 
beth Fonda, 
viii. Derkje, b. 11 Feb., 1778; spon.: Corns. Van Vechten 
and Annatje Knickerbacker; m. 19 May, 1792, Wil- 
liam Winne Knickerbocker, b. 9 May, 1773, at 
Schaghticoke, N. Y.; d. 1846, son of Johannis Knick- 
erbocker, Jr., and Elizabeth Winne. 

ix. A dau., m. Becker. Lived at Amsterdam, N. Y. 

38. Anna* Van Vechten (Cornelia,' Johannes Harmensen,'' 
Harmen Jansen'), bap. 6 Dec, 1748, at Albany, N. Y.; m. there 
29 Jan., 1767, to Ignas Kipp of Schaghticoke, N. Y. He was ap- 
pointed elder in the Dutch Reformed Church at Schaghticoke, 18 
Dec, 1788, and 12 Dec, 1782. Children bap. there, except Mar- 

i. Sara,' b. 19 Aug., 1769; spon.: Philip and Lena Van 

ii. Margarita, b. 27 Oct., 1772; bap. at Albany; m. Har- 
men J. Groesbeck, bap. 28 Feb., 1765, at Schaghticoke, 
son of John H. Groesbeck and Maritje Viele. 
iii. Neeltje (Cornelia), b. 19 Jan.. 1777; spon.: Abraham 

Viele and Anatje Knickerbocker, 
iv. , b. 1783; spon.: Johs. Knickerbacker and Elisa- 
beth Winne. 
V. Jacob, b. 29 May, 1788; spon.: Hans W. Groesbeck and 

Anatje Devenport. 
vi. Teunis. 

* A sketch of Derrick Van Vechten and the above children are given in 
the Van Vechten Genealogy. 

'^^•1 The Knickerbocker Family. 2 70 

Senin^'^Rf Knickerbocker, Jr. (Johannes,' Johannes Har- 

S Albanv nT"" l^^^^^V' ^- o9 >^' ^751; bap. 24 March, 1751, 
at Albany, N. Y.; d. 10 Nov, 1827, at Schaghticoke, N. Y., aged 
76 > ears 9 months and 19 days; m. i March, 1769, at Albany (Al- 

of r^^." WMr^^\\V^°^^ *^^'"''^ records) "Elizabeth Winne, ^au. 
ot Capt. William Winne * and Maria De Frondelac of Albany " b 

fc c^^ ' III'' ^^P- '^ ^P"^' '752, at Albany; d. 10 Nov., 1828, it 
«r : ^i ^ ^t^^ moment and hour as her husband. Johannes 
inherited the homestead at Schaghticoke. The house, a sub- 
stantial brick structure, is still standing and contains many of the 
relics of olden times. Near by is the family cemetery and back 
ot the mansion stands an aged tree around which it is said the 
Indians met to discuss war and peace. His wife joined the 
Dutch Reformed Church at Schaghticoke, 13 June, 1769, and he 
followed her example 9 June, 1771. Here he officiated at various 
times as elder and deacon. In 1792 he was a member of the 
btate Legislature. John Knickerbocker, Jr., during the Revo- 
lutionary War was a private in the Albany County Militia (Land 
Bounty Rights), Fourteenth Regiment. He did not enter the 
service until after his father had resigned, and then entered the 
same regiment which his father had formerly commanded. The 
children of Johannes Knickerbocker and Elizabeth Winne were 
bap. at Schaghticoke, except Willem: 

i. Harmen,' b. 17 Dec, 1769; spons.: Johs. and Rebecka 

Knickerbocker; d. young, 
ii. Willem, b. 11 Dec, 1771; bap. at Albany; spon.: Wil- 
lem and Marytje Winne; d. young, 
iii. William Winne, b. 9 May, 1773; spon.: Willem and 
Marytje Winne; d. 1846, at Schaghticoke, aged 73 
years. "Colonel William W. Knickerbocker" m. 19 
May, 1792, at Schaghticoke, Derrica Van Vechten. 
iv. Rebecka, b. 3 May, 1775; spon.: Johs. Knickerbocker; 

m. 5 Aug., 1792, at Schaghticoke, John Bradshaw. 
v. Marytje, b. 23 March, 1777; spon.: William Winne and 
Marytje Dewandelaar; m. 21 May, 1794, at Schagh- 
ticoke, John Van Veghten. 

*William (Willem) Winne was bap. 22 April, 1716, at Albany, son of Dan- 
iel Winne and Dirkje Van Ness; m. Maria De Frondelac, called Maria De 
Wandelaar on the Albany Church records, probably bap. 25 Dec, 1715, at Al- 
bany, dau. of Johannes De Wandelaar, Jr., and Lysbeth Gansevoort of Schagh- 
ticoke, N. Y. Daniel Winne, son of Pieter Winne and Tanaatje Adams, m. 16 
March, 1698, at Albany, Dirkje Van Ness, dau. of Jan and Aaltie Van Ness. 
Daniel Winne of Rensslaer Manor, yeoman, made his will, 18 Jan., 1750-1, 
proved 2 March, 1757, and recorded at Albany. In it he mentions wife Dirckie 
and nine children, one of them being William. Pieter Winne wash, in the city 
of Ghent in Flanders; m. (i) Aechie Jans (by whom he had Pieter Pietersen 
Winne, b. 1643, lived in Esopus and m. Jannetje Alberts); m, (2) Tanaatje 
Adams, b. in Leeuwarden in Friesland, by whom he had twelve children. 
Pieter and Tanaatje Winne made a joint will, 6 July, 1684, proved 22 Feb., 1695, 
(Albany County Wills, Book I, p. 44). In 1677 he bought one half of Con- 
stapele's Island, and the same year a saw-mill in Bethlehem, Albany County, 
N. Y. He was Commissary or Magistrate of Bethlehem, Leeuwarden, the cap- 
ital of Friesland is ten miles from the sea though once it lay on the shores of a 
deep bay. 

280 The Knickerbocker Family. [Oct., 

vi. Harmen (Hermen), b. 20 July, 1779; spon,: Abraham 
Viele and Annatje Knickerbacker; d. 30 Jan., 1855, 
at Williamsburg, N. Y. Hermen, m. (i) Arietta 
Lansing; m. (2) Rachel Wendel; m. (3) Mary Buel. 
Rachel Wendel, dau. of John H. Wendel of Albany, 
d. 29 July, 1823. He was a lawyer and lived at 
Schaghticoke where he dispensed such generous 
hospitality that he became known as " Prince of 
Schaghticoke." There is a tradition to the effect 
that a clause in the Knickerbocker grants pro- 
vides that the holder of the title to a certain tract 
of land must entertain the Mayor and Commonalty 
of Albany once a year, and this agreement was car- 
ried out strenuously. He was elected to the nth 
Congress as a Federalist and served from 22 May, 
1809, till 3 March, 1811. In 1816 he was chosen to 
State Assembly and also filled the office of County 
Judge. He is alluded to by Washington Irving in 
the Knickerbocker' s History of New York as " My 
cousin, the congressman," and when Mr. Irving vis- 
ited Washington he introduced him to President 
Madison as " My cousin Diedrich Knickerbocker, 
the great historian of New York." It was this inti- 
mate friendship which was the origin of Irving's 
humorous history of New York under the non de 
plu7ne of Diedrich Knickerbocker (Appleton's Cyclo- 
paedia of American Biography, Vol. 3, p. 562; N. V. 
Genealogical and Biographiccil Record, Vol. 34, p. i, 
onward). His son. Right Reverend David Buel 
Knickerbacker, D. D., Bishop of the Episcopal 
Diocese of Indiana, was b. 24 Feb., 1833, at Schaghti- 
,coke, d. 31 Dec, 1894, in Indianapolis. He graduated 
in June, 1853 from Trinity College, and during the 
next three years studied at the Episcopal Theolog- 
ical Seminary in New York. He then went out to 
Minnesota as a Missionary of the Episcopal Church 
and began his labors among the Indians. He be- 
came Rector of a church in Minneapolis where he 
remained until chosen Bishop of Indiana ( Year Book 
of the Holland Society of New York, 1895). 
vii. Derckje, b. 17 June, 1781; spon.: Gerrit Winne and 

Anatje Viele; d. young, 
viii. Derkje (Derica), b. 27 Jan., 1783; spon.: Gerrit Winne 
and Anatje Viele; m. 8 March, i8oi, at Schaghti- 
coke, Evert Van Allen, bap. 30 Aug., 1772, at Kin- 
derhook, N. Y.; d. 14 Aug., 1854, at Defreestville, 
N. Y,, son of Abraham E. Van Allen * and Mary 

* Abraham E. Van Allen was b. 25 June, 1750; bap, 15 July, 1750, at Clave- 
rack, N. Y,, and d. before i April, 1816, when his widow gave power of attorney 
to James Vanderpoel " to correct her third as widow of Abraham E. Van Allen." 
He m. 16 March, 1771, at Kinderhook, Mary Fryenmoet, dau. of Rev. Johannes 
Casparus Fryenmoet and Lena Van Etten and had nine children, of whom 

^^° "J The Knickerbocker Family. 28 1 

Fryenmoet. Evert was a famous surveyor and civil 
engineer, as civil engineering was understood in 
those days. Howell's History of Albany County 
says that he was the surveyor who laid out the most 
part of the City of Albany. He also did much work 
tor the State and others in Jefferson, Lewis and St 
Lawrence Counties. They had eleven children one 
being the mother of Admiral Van Reypen Evert 
was the principal legatee of his uncle and aunt, John 
E. Van Allen, the Congressman, and Anne Fryen- 
moet, dau. of Domine Fryenmoet, and is sometimes 
said to have been adopted by them. 

ix. Johannis, b 7 Dec, 1783; spon.: Joannes Knicker- 
backer and Rebecka Fonda; probably m. Rachel 
Visscher, dau. of Nanning H. and Alida Visscher of 
Waterford, Saratoga Co., N. Y. 
X. Annatje, b. 19 Oct., 1786; spon.: Abram Viele and 
Anatje Knickerbacker; m. 27 Feb., 1805, at Scha^h- 
ticoke, John De Foreest, Jr. 

xi. Elisabeth, b. 17 Aug., 1788; spon.: William Van Ant- 
werp and Rebecka Knickerbacker; m. John Wil- 
liam Groesbeck, bap. 18 Oct., 1785, at Schaghticoke 
son of William Groesbeck and Sara Viele. 
xii. Neeltje, b. 12 June, 1790; spon.: William and Marytie 

Knickerbacker; m. Jacob T. E. Pruyn. 
xiii. Cathalyntje (Kathlyne), b. 23 Aug., 1792; spon.: Ger- 
rit Van Antwerp and Sara Kip; d. at age of 44 years. 

Evert was the eldest. His mar. lie. bond calls him "tailor," Abraham was 
son of Evert Van Allen, 

Evert Van Allen was b, about 1715, but the precise date of his birth or bap- 
tism nowhere appears. He was son of Johannes Van Alen and Sara Uingman, 
a.nd Sara in her will (vid. Calendar of Wills number 1806, probated 1746) men- 
tions her son Evert, He m. Margarita Fitzgerald and had seven children, of 
whom John E, was the eldest and Abraham E. was the second. Evert was 
dead in 1769 when his brother Jacobus made his will. 

Johannis Van Allen is called "my eldest son " in his father's will, but the 
date of his birth or baptism is not found. He m. 3 July, 1697, at Albany, Sara 
Dingman, dau, of Adam Dingman and Aeltie Jacobse Gardiner. They appear 
to have had 10 children. He took the "test oath" in 1699, "lives to ye south- 
ward of Albany." On 22 Feb., 1677-8, he bought a lot on North Pearl Street, 
Albany. On 30 Nov., 1702, he signed the certificate in favor of Paulus Van 
Vleck, precentor of the Congregation at Kinderhook, and in consequence was 
summoned before the council at New York and received "a caution to be more 
careful in future." In 1716 he was a member of the consistory of the Reformed 
Dutch Church at Kinderhook. He was son of Lourens Van Alen. 

Lourens Van Alen was in Kingston as early as 1669, later he is found at 
Albany and Kinderhook; he d. in 1714. He m. Elbertje Evertse, only child of 
Evert Luycase Backer, one of the original patentees of Kinderhook, and through 
her the entire interest in the Kinderhook (otherwise known as the De Bruyn) 
Patent passed into the Van Alen family. Lourens was closely rclatcci to 
" Pieter van Haelen, van Uytrecht, shoemaker," who came to New York in the 
Vergidde Sever in May, 1658, and lived at Kingston and Albany, but whether 
Ifis younger brother has not been determined. The family name is probably 
derived from Haelen, an ancient town in Belgian Limburg. 

Rev, H. Van Allen of Utica, N. Y., who is collecting material for a Van 
Allen Genealogy has kindly furnished the above lineage. 

232 The Knickerbocker Fatnily. [Oct., 

at Waterford, N. Y.; m, i8 Nov., 1810, John L. Viele, 
b. 6 June, 1788, at Pittstown, N. Y.; d. 19 Oct., 1832, 
at Albany, son of Ludovicus Viele * and Effie Toll. 
John L. Viele of Waterford, N. Y., was educated at 
Union College, served in the War of 1812, became an 
attorney at law in 1808, counsellor in the Court of 
Chancery in 18 14, was New York Senator in 1822, 
'26 and '29, Judge of the Court of Errors, and Regent 
of the University of New York. Their son was Gen, 
Egbert L. Viele, b. 17 June, 1825, at Waterford; d. 
22 April, 1902, at New York City; m. there 3 June, 
1850, Teresa, dau. of Francis Griffin and Mary Sands, 
xiv. Abraham, b. 7 April, 1796; spon.: Abraham and Hanna 
Viele; m, (i) Laura Sturges; m. (2) Mary Ann Hale. 

40. Annatje* Knickerbocker (Johannes,^ Johannes Harmen- 
sen," Harmen Jansen'), bap. 11 March, 1753, at Albany, N. Y.; 
m. 5 April, 177 1, at Schaghticoke, N. Y. (New York State mar. 
lie, dated 10 Sept., 1770) Abraham Viele. On 5 June, 1771, An- 
natje joined the Dutch Reformed Church at Schaghticoke. 
Children bap. at Schaghticoke: 

i. Johannis,^ bap. 20 March, 1774; spon.: Jobs. Knicker- 

backer and Rebecka Fonda, 
ii. Eva, b. 27 June, 1779; spon.: Jacob Viele and Eva 

41. Laurentz* Knickerbocker (Benjamin,^ Laurens," Herman 
Jansen'), b. about 1733; m. Margerie Bain (Ben). They appear 
to have had an only child: 

i. Benjamin," bap. 4 Nov., 1753, at Germantown, N. Y.; 
spon.: Benjamin Knickerbocker and Letge Halen- 
beek his wife. 

42. Abraham" Knickerbocker (John,^ Laurens," Harmen Jans- 
sen'), b. 12 April, 1733, at Salisbury, Conn.; bap. 3 May, 1733, at 
Germantown, N. Y.; probably m. Jerusha . Children: 

i, Molly,' b. 21 Oct., 1762, at Salisbury, Conn, 
ii. Jane, bap. 23 Oct., 1764. 

* Ludovicus Viele, bap. 17 Oct., 1742, at Schenectady, N. Y.; m. Effie Toll, 
bap. 15 Jan., 1749, at Schenectady, dau. of Simon Toll and Hester De Graaf. 
He was son of Jacob Viele, bap. 21 June, 1719, at Schenectady; m. 4 July, 1742, 
at Albany, Eva Fort, bap. 25 Jan., 1724, at Schenectady, dau. of Abraham Fort 
and Anna Barber Clute of Schaghticoke. Jacob was son of Lodovicus (Lewis) 
Viele of Schenectady and Schaghticoke as early as 1708 (Pearson), m. 12 Oct., 
1697, at Kingston, N. Y., Maria Freer, b. 1676, at Hurley, N. Y., dau. of Hugo 
Frere and Marie Haye, his first wife. Lodovicus Viele was son of Pieter Cor- 
nelisen Viele and Jacomyntje Swart, dau. of Teunis Cornelisen Swart and Elis- 
abeth Lendt or Van der Linde. Pieter Cornelisen Viele settled in Schenectady 
where in company with Elias Van Gyseling he purchased Bastian De Winter's 
bowery in 1670. He d. in 1688, and two years later during the massacre at 
Schenectady, his widow and children escaped to Albany. Jacomyntje Swart 
m. (2) Benony Arentsen Van Hoek; m. (3) Cornells Vinhout. Pieter Cornelisen 
Viele is said to have been son of Cornelis Cornelissen, b. 1622, in Utrecht; ni. 
26 Nov., 1645, 3^t New York City, Aeltje Colet, widow. {New York Genealog- 
ical and Biographical Record, Vol. 34, p. 2.) In 1668 he paid for the use of the 
" large pall " for the funeral of his wife who d. at Albany. 

^9o8.] The Knickerbocker Family. 283 

Both children bap. 23 Oct., 1764, at Salisbury, Conn., by Rev. 
Thomas Davies, A. M., an Episcopal minister. 
43- ^ Lawrence' Knickerbocker (John," Laurens,' Harmen Jan- 
sen*), b. I or 7 Sept., 1739, according to Salisbury, Conn., records, 
but I Nov., 1739, according to Athens, N. Y., church records; 

probably m. Catharine . Children, b. at Salisbury: 

i. Samuel,' b. 12 Jan., 1762. 
ii. Elizabeth, b. 16 March, 1764, 
iii. John, b. 19 Nov., 1766, in New Canaan, 
iv. Salmon(?), b. 28 Feb., 1773. 

44. Harmon (Hermon)* Knickerbocker (John,' Laurens,' Har- 
men Jansen'), b. 3 Jan., 1 741/2, according to Salisbury, Conn., 
records, but 13 Jan., 1742, according to Athens, N. Y., church 

records where his baptism is recorded; m. Thankful . In 

addition to the children mentioned in their grandfather's will, 
Abraham and Lawrence are called children and heirs of Harmen 
Knickerbocker (Sharon Probate Records, Book G, p. 97). Chil- 

i. John,' b, 15 Sept., 1766, at Salisbury, Conn. 

ii. Bartholomew, 
iii. Abraham, 
iv. Lawrence. 

V. Rachel, ) .,„• ^ 
vi. Thankful, r^^^^- 

45. Isaac* Knickerbocker (John,' Laurens,' Harmen Jansen'), 

b. 17 June, 1750, at Salisbury, Conn.; may have m. Hannah . 

The following children are copied from the Salisbury, Conn., 

i. Cornelius,' b. 9 May, 1774. 
ii. Jeremiah, b. i April, 1776. 
iii. Reuben, b. 9 Aug., 1781. 
iv. Hannah, b. 20 Jan., 1783. 
A son d. May, 1788, and was buried at Lime Rock, Conn. 

46. Soloman* Knickerbocker (John,' Laurens,' Harmen Jan- 
sen'), b. 12 Oct., 1754, at Salisbury, Conn.; m. Anna Heath, dau. 
of Bartholomew Heath and Mehitable Crippen of Sharon, Conn. 

On 22 Oct., 1789, according to agreement between the heirs of 
John Knickerbocker of Salisbury, that part of the real estate 
willed to Solomon was distributed among the other heirs. (Book 
E, Probate Records, p. 267.) 

On 12 Jan., 1799, Solomon Knickerbocker and Anna, his wife, 
of the town of Freehold, County of Albany and State of New 
York, sell to Thomas Heath of Sharon, land in Sharon, Conn., 
set off by heirship from the estate of Bartholomew Heath, de- 
ceased, our father. (Land Records Book 12, p. 398.) The 
following children, except Hannah, were b. at Salisbury; 

i. Hannah,' d. 15 Sept., 1776. aged i6 months; bur. at 

Lime Rock, Conn, 
ii. David, b. 7 Aug., 1777- 
iii. William, b. 4 Aug., 1780. 
iv. Walter, b. 7 Aug., 1782. 

284 '^^^ Knickerbocker Family. [Oct., 

V. Althea, b. 2 Feb., 1785. 
vi. James, b. 19 May, 1787. 

47. RuLiFF (Rulef)" Knickerbocker (Harmen,' Laurens," Har- 
men Jansen'), bap. 16 April, 1745, at Germantown, N. Y.; d. 28 
June, 1807, aged 62 years; m. 22 Dec, 1768, at Oblong, N. Y., 
Catharine Dutcher, who d. 26 Dec, 1792, aged 51 years. The 
Kingston, N. Y., church records give Catrina, bap. 12 July, 1741, 
dau. of Johannes de Duytser and Catharina Bogardus, and Cata- 
lyntje, bap. 4 Jan., 1741, dau. of David DeDuitscher and Pietro- 
nelle Van Fredenburg. Rulef and his wife are buried on the 
Belden farm between Wassaic and Dover, N. Y, They lived at 
Dover. Children: 

72 i. Tobias,' bap. 30 Jan., 1773, Rhinebeck-Red Hook (N. 
Y.), records; spon.: Tobias Miller and Moriken 
Knickerbocker; d. 3 May, 1850, aged 77 years and 7 
months; bur. in a small enclosure on the Belden 
farm on the west side of the road, between Wassaic 
and Dover; wife's name unknown. 
75 ii. Cornelius, b. 1775; d. 12 Sept., 1850, aged 75 years; 
bur. near his brother Tobias; m. Susannah Nase. 
iii. Mary, b. 13 Feb., 1778; bap. at South Amenia, N. Y.; 

spon.: Hannes and Mary Woolsey. 
iv. Dorcas. 
V. Sarah. 

48. Mary * Knickerbocker (Harmen,' Laurens,* Harmen Jan- 
sen'), bap. 28 Feb., 1748, at Germantown, N. Y.; probably m. 28 
Jan., 1768, at Oblong, N. Y., Joseph Gillet, who d. 25 Oct., 1770, in 
his 30th year. Father and son are buried in a cemetery on the 
Belden farm between Wassaic and Dover, N. Y. Children, bap. 
in the Presbyterian Church at South Amenia, N. Y.: 

i. Joseph,^ bap. 20 June, 1769, at Widow Gillet's; d. 18 

Nov., 1769, aged lo months and 9 days, 
ii. Mary, bap. 30 Sept., 1770. 

49. Christopher* Dutcher (Elizabeth,^ Laurens," Harmen Jan- 
sen'), bap. 3 Jan., 1748, at Germantown, N. Y.; m. 9 June, 1768, at 
Oblong, N. Y., his cousin, Mary Belden, of Nine Partners, N. Y., 
dau. of Silas Belden and Janetie Knickerbocker. Christopher 
bought a large tract of land extending from the top of Chestnut 
Ridge at Dover Plains, N. Y., to the Ten Mile Run. He not 
only carried on an extensive farm but erected a flour mill on the 
Ten Mile River. They had at least the following children: 

i. Silas,^ bap. 10 Aug., 1777, at South Amenia, N. Y.; 

spon.: Silas Belding, Jr. 
ii. A dau., b. 8 Feb., 1779; bap. 28 March at South 

iii. Lawrence, m. Jane Nasse. 

50. John* Dutcher (Elisabeth,^ Lawrence," Harmen Jansen'). 
b. 5 Jan., 1759, at Salisbury, Conn.; d. 2 Dec, 1848; m. 17 May, 
1779, Sylvia Beardsley, b. 10 Oct., 1763; d. 14 Jan., 1844; dau. of 
Johiel Beardsley and Hannah Griffin. John Dutcher moved to 

iQoS.] The Skilhnans of A?nerica and Their Kin. 285 

Dover, N, Y., and thence to Cherry Valley, Otseg-o County N Y 

i. Elizabeth,' b. 18 May, 1780; d. 8 June, 1780. 
ii. Christopher, b. 25 April, 1781; d. 23 April, 1845; m. 2 
June, 1803, Martha Sloan, b. 3 May, 1784; d. 3 Jan 
in. Gabriel, b. 5 May, 1783; d. 21 May, 1849; m. Peggie 

iv. Hannah, b. 26 April, 1785; d. 10 Jan., 1862; m. (i) 

Fitch; m. (2) Simon Gray. 
V. Johiel, b. 24 April, 1787; d. 14 Jan., 1822; single, 
vi. Sylvia, b. 2 March, 1789; d. 5 Nov., 1865; m. William 

vii. Sally, b. 31 July, 1791; d. 21 March, 1842; m. William 

viii. Pacefor Carr, b. 3 Jan., 1794, at Cherry Valley; d. 18 
Feb., 1867; m. 31 Dec, 1821, Johanna Low Frink, b. 
2 July, 1802; d. 7 Sept., 1881, at Roseboom, N. Y., 
within a mile from where she was born, dau. of 
Stephen Frink. He purchased a farm in Spring- 
field, N. Y., but in 1846, removed to Seneca, N. Y. 
ix. Mary, b. 2 March, 1796; d. 16 Feb., 1882; m. April, 

1821, John McKillip, b. 1790; d, 24 Dec, 1845. 
X. John, b. I Dec, 1797; d. 22 March, 1859. 
xi. Keziah, b. 14 March, 1800, at Cherry Valley; d. 4 Oct., 
1878; m. 28 April, 1822, Benjamin Davis, b. 5 Oct., 
1795, at Burlington, N. J.; d. 25 March, i860, 
xii. Joseph N. (Dr.), b. 9 Sept., 1802; d. 1873; m. Louisa 

xiii. Deborah White, b. 15 Aug., 1804; d. 24 Oct., 1S68; m. 
25 Sept., 1825, William Davis, b. 6 April, 1801; d. 22 
July, 1876. 

( To be continued.) 


By William Jones Skillman, Philadelphia, Pa, 

(Continued from Vol, XXXIX., p. 166, of The Record.) 

147. Hiram* Skillman (William H.,' George,* Jacob,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. Oct. 23, 1823; d. Jan. 31, 1894; m. Jan. 16, 1844, 
Catharine Huff (yet living, 1907), sister of Lucretia (No. 146), at 
Elizabeth, N. J, Children: 

i. John R.,' b. 1848; Engineer; m. (i) Maggie Smith, 
1868. By her had five children: i. Lizzie. 2. Levi. 
3. Charles (of Raritan, N. J.). 4. Kate. 5. Ger- 
trude (of Plainfield). He m. (2) Sophia Du Shannick, 
1885, and had: 6. Henry George. 7. John Harvey. 
8. Cora. Family now of Garwood, N. J. 


286 The Skillmans of Ainerica and Their Kin. [Oct., 

ii. David H., b, 1852; m. and lives in Elizabeth; has three 

boys; carpenter and builder, 
iii. James Harvey, b. 1855; weaver; unm. at Plymouth, 

iv, William Dilts, b. 1857; m. Sherwood; one dau.; 

also a weaver of Plymouth. 
V, Ella, b, Feb., 1861; m. John Matthews; three boys and 

two girls. 
vi. Wesley, b. 1864; never m.; with Cent. R. R., N. J. 
vii, Edgar, b. Feb., 1867; m. Button; machinist at 

Hartford, Conn. 

148, Theodore" Skillman (Samuel,' Samuel,' Benjamin,' 
Thomas,' Thomas'), b. at Kingston, N. J., March 4, 1800; d. 1842; 
m. (in Pennsylvania) Oct. 23, 18 19, Catharine Albright, sister of 
" Polly " (see No. 68), who m, William. She was b. June 15, 1803; 
d. May 28, 1886. Family home, Lockland, Hamilton Co., O. 
Children : 

i. Mary Ann,' b, Sept. 25, 1820; m. John Turner. Had: 

I. John, 2, Henry, 3. Jane. 4. Maria, 
ii. Anna, b. Dec. 12, 1821; d. April 10, 1892; m. Par- 
sons, and had one dau., Drusilla. 
iii. John, b. June 11, 1824; m. Julia Bigum. Had: Mollie. 
iv. Hiram Newton, b. 1826; m. 1849, Eliza Palmer. Had: 

1. Chas. Wesley. 2. John Wellington. 3. Alice. 
4. William Edwin. 5. Albert Nelson. 6. Irvin 
Bingley. 7. Luella. 8. Henry. 9. Flora. 

V. Isaac, b. 1827; m. May 30, 1850, Martha Ann Bachelor. 
Had: i, Theodore Suel. 2. Louisa. 3. Hannah. 
4. Belle, 5. Cassius M. 6. Orrin Grant. 

vi. Margaret, b. 1829; m. Sullivan and had seven 

children, all living in 1901. 
vii. Louisa, b. Feb. i, 1832; m. William Bachelor; three 

children, all m. and living in Hamilton, O. 
viii. William, b. Feb. 8, 1834; d. Jan. 10, 1880; m. but no 
ix. Jacob A., b. 1836; d. 1873; m. but childless. 
In this single Lockland Family are 57 of the Skillman name, 
or 102 all related, Dec. 2, 1901. 

149. John ' Skillman (Benjamin,' Thomas,' Benjamin,' Thomas,* 
Thomas'), b. in Kingston, N. J., Sept. 21, 1790; d. 1870; m. Aug. 
17, 1815, Susan Hollingshead, elder sister of Hetty (see No. 50) 
and of Ann who m. John Scudder (writer's uncle) who removed 
1847 from Princeton, N. J., to Maysville, Ky. Children: 

i. George,' b. Nov, 20, 1816; d. 1818, 
ii. Charles, b. April 7, 181 8; d. inf. 

iii. Edward, b. 1820; d. 1893; coal dealer, Harlem, N. Y., 
1863; two sons: i, James, b. 1845, Pocomoke City, Md, 

2. Archibald A., Williamsbridge, N. Y.; m. and has 
one dau. 

iv. Caroline, b. April 3, 1822; d. Oct. 9, 1823. 
V. Archibald A., b. 1824; printer, Nassau St., N. Y., 1847; 
in California, 1848, half-owner of Pacific Neivs, San 

IQOS.] The Skillmans of A?nerica and Their Kin. 28? 

Francisco; later, editor and proprietor of Eureka 
Sentinal, Nev.; d. 1900; m. (i) 1845, Elizabeth Hicks 
Princeton; one son, James Carnahan, Allegheny, Pa., 
b. 1846; six boys and four girls; m. (2) 1857, Mrs! 
Sarah Black, nee Baker, Princeton; one son, Edward 
A., b. 1858, "Sentinal," Nev. 
vi. Hettie H., b. Jan. 16, 1828; d. inf. 

150. Samuel " Skillman (Samuel,' Thomas," Benjamin,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. at Kmgston on farm given by Lemuel Scudder to 
eldest son, Richard, circa 1783 (writer's grandfather); d. 1847- m 
1803, Sarah, dau. of William Hight, Princeton; lived and d at 
Harlingen. Children: 

i. Aaron,' b. 1804; d. 1869; m. 1827, Mary A. Van Pelt 
(b. 1808; d. i860); shoemaker, Six Mile Run. Had- 

1. Catharine, b. 1828; d. 1834. 2. Sarah, b. 183 1; m. 
Dr. Lucien King; one dau., Emma. 3. Abraham V. 
P., b. 1834; d. inf. 4. James Romeyn, b. 1836; d. inf. 
5. John Stryker, b. 1838; m. 1865, Mary, dau. of 
Simon Wyckoff, Pleasant Plains, N. J.; three daus. 
Home, Brooklyn; business in N. Y. City. 

ii. Randall, b. 1806; m. 1833, Maria Stryker; lived at Post 
Town (Plainville), N.J. Had: 1. John, b. 1834. 2. 
Margaret, b. 1836. 3. Jane, b. June u, 1838; ra. 
Benjamin Hageman, Fairview, 111. 4. Sarah, b. 
1840. 5. David B., b. 1845. 6. Mary, b. Aug. 15, 
1849. All but John bap. at Harlingen (Ref. Dutch) 
Church. Later the family removed to Illinois. 

iii. James, m. March, 1841, Eliza Wood at Neshanic; lived 
at Harlingen. Had three children. 

iv. David Bayard, b. 1812; m. Jane Williamson; a shoe- 
maker, N. Brunswick, N. J. Had: i. John, d. inf. 

2. Sarah, m. Jacob N. Outcalt. 3. David. 4. Au- 

151. Thomas B.* Skillman (Thomas,' Thomas," Benjamin,' 
Thomas," Thomas'), b. May 31, 1800, at Kingston, N. J.; d. Ham- 
ilton Co., O., March 15, 1896, oldest man of the region; m. Feb. 13, 
1822, Jane Van Dyke. Children: 

i, Thomas,' b. 1823; m. 1843, Mary Davis, and d. six 

weeks later, April 17. 
ii. Dominicus Van Dyke, b. 1824; m. (4th cousin) Lavinia, 
dau. (see No. iii) of Thomas Q. Skillman, large 
farmer adjoining. 

iii. Sarah Jane, b. 1827; m. (i) 1844, William Sater; two 
children, Amanda and Charles; m. (2) 1854, Casper 
Gearhardt; three daus., Allie, May, and Mattie. 

iv. Mary Ellen, b. 1830; d. unm., June 23, 1897, of melan- 
v. William R., b. 1833; d. 1891; m. Sarah C. Carroll, now 
living (1905) in Cincinnati; no issue. 

vi. John, b. 1836; d. 1859 from an accident. 

vii. Charlotte, b. 1838; m. May 17, 1857, Ezra Wetherbee 
(d. Sept. II, 1894); two children. 

288 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [Oct., 

viii. George, b. Nov. 17, 1840; d. Jan. 21, 1841. 
ix. Katharyn, b. May 28, 1842; m. May 15, 1867, William 
V. Sater, Bevis, O. Children: i. Alma. 2. Stanley. 
3. Clifford. 
X. Annice, b, June 27, 1847; m. Nov, 11, 1869, Frank A. 
Wetherbee, Transit, O. Had: i. Albert. 2. Clara. 
3. Goldie. 

152. Alfred ' Skillman (Isaac,^ Thomas,* Benjamin,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. 1803, near Princeton, N. J.; d. April 11, 1847; m. 
1830, Sarah, dau. of Jacob Parker and wife Susan Sutphen. Home 
at Kingston. Children: 

i. Phineas Withington,' b. 1831; farmer at Rhode Hall, 
ii. Joachim, b. 1833; Sept. 18, 1861, joined Co. B., 9th 

N. J. V, I.; discharged July 12, 1865. 
iii. Archibald Alexander, b. 1836. 
iv. Hannah, b. 1840; d. Aug, 14, 1847. 

153. John Scudder ' Skillman (Joseph,* Thomas,* Joseph,' 
Thomas,' Thomas'), b. 1791; d. 1836; m. Dec. 26, i8io, Mehitable 
Fanning; d. 1834. Both buried at Aquebogue, L. I. (W. of the 
church). Children: 

i. Ida Harris,' b. 181 1; m. 1830, George Lee. 
ii. Joseph Hazzard, b. 1813, lived at Greenport, L. I.; d. 
1868; m. Emeline Chase. Had three daus. and one 

iii. John Scudder, b. 1816; lived at Hartford, Conn.; d. 
1887; m. Oct. 3, 1837, Nancy Hunt, Had: i. John 
H. 2. Mary J. 3. Frances A. 4. Joseph Hazzard, 
b. 1848. 5. Hiram S, 6. Mehitable F. 

iv. Mary J., b. 18 18; m, 1842, the Rev. William Tobey. 
No children, 

154. Jane' Skillman (sister of above), b. 1786; m. 1814, Samuel 
Griffing (b. 1788; d. 1856); was from Cutchogue, L. I.; taught 
school at the Wallabout; then was a grocer in New York, later a 
a prosperous up-town lumber dealer. Had six children, only two 
arriving at maturity. 

155. Thomas' Skillman (Francis,' Thomas.* Joseph,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. 1791, at the Wallabout in the old Skillman home 
early a deacon in the church on Joralemon St. (ist Ref. Dutch) 
in 1835 removed to a farm in Chenango Co., N, Y. (Smith ville) 
d. 1841; m. 1816, Catharine Onderdonk. Children: 

i. Francis,' b. Sept. i, 181 7, in the old home on the Walla- 
bout site, now occupied by the U. S. Naval Hospital; 
d. Sept. 7, 1898, at Roslyn, L. I., on the farm given 
him in his youth by his grandfather Onderdonk; a 
J. P. for 24 consecutive years; Member of N. Y. As- 
sembly (ist District) 1867-8; m. (i) 1842, Sarah Ann 
Schenck (d. 1864); m. (2) 1865, Josephine D., dau. of 
Horatio Gates Onderdonk (b. 1835; d, 1906). Had 
an only dau., Elizabeth O., b. 1871; m. 1907, Samuel 
H, Andrews, Brooklyn, 
ii. Eliza B., b. 1820; d. July 31, 1827, 
iii. Joseph Onderdonk, b. 1825; d. inf. 

1908.] The Skillmans of America and their Kin. 280 

iv. Joseph Onderdonk, b. 1827; d. 1872; home at Jamaica, 
L. I.; deacon in church there (Ref. Dutch); m. 
March 17, 1858, Gertrude Van Sicklen. Had: i, 
Mary C, b. Dec. 21, 1858. 2. Ida Kouwenhoven, b. 
i860; d. 1879. 3. Joseph Hegeman, b. July 16, 1863. 

156. John* Skillman (Francis/ Thomas/ Joseph,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. March 2, 1797, on the Wallabout; d. 1865; from a 
boy was a member of First Ref. Dutch Church, Brooklyn, and 
like his father, long a ruling elder therein; inherited the home- 
stead farm which he sold about 1835; First Pres. of City Bank, 
Brooklyn; m. (i) March 13, 1828, Catharine Newberry (b. 1794; 
d. 1838); m. (2) Nov. 26, 1839, Mary K. Duffield (b. 1808; d. 1883). 
Of seven children only three survived infancy: 

i. John Moon,' b. 1831; never m.; paymaster in U. S. 
Navy; d. suddenly at Mobile, Jan. 13, 1865. 

ii. Anna, b. 1833; d. at Claverack, 1865; m. July 9, 1857, 
the Rev. Acmon P. Van Giesen, descendant of Rynier 
Bastiansen Van Giesen who came to America prev- 
ious to 1660 from Holland; graduate of N. Y. Uni- 
versity, 1849, and of N. B. Theo. Sem., 1852; pastor 
of the First Church (Ref. Dutch) of Poughkeepsie, 
N. Y., for nearly 40 years; d. there 1906; served at 
Catskill, Brooklyn, and Claverack Churches (Ref. 
Dutch). Two daus. survive. 

ill. Mary Emily, b. Feb. 14, 1835; d. Feb. 14, 1841. 

iv. Catharine Newberry, b. 1840; m. Henry M.Curtis, 
v. Emily Maria, b. May 16, 1842; d. May 10, 1870. 

vi. Mary Duffield, b. Aug. 25, 1844; d. Nov. 7, 1848. 

vii. Francis, b. Sept. 5, 1847; d. Aug. 9, 1849. Interments 
are all in Greenwood. 

157. Thomas" Skillman (Thomas,' Thomas,* Joseph,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. Dec. 12, 1789; d. 1876?; m. (i) Nov., 1813, Abigail 
L'Hommedieu (b. 1791; d. 1847; m. (2) Sept., 1848, Rosanna Bar- 
ber (b. 1825; d. 1859); removed 1823 from Aquebogue to Chen- 
ango Co., (McDonough); a large and prosperous farmer. Chil- 
dren by Abigail, seven, by Rosanna, four: 

i. Jesse Carr,' b. 1814; m. May 16, 1837, Anna Youngs 
(b. 1 81 8). Home at Troupsburgh, N. Y. Had ten 
ii. Benjamin L'H., b. 1816; m. June, 1838, Lucy I. Nichols; 

d. 1873. Had eight boys and three girls, 
iii. Albert R., b. 1819; m. 1843, Cordelia Beckwith. Had: 
I. Thomas. 2. Harmanus, b. 1847. 3. Elsie, b. 
iv Sarah, b. 1822; d. 1856; m. 1843, Samuel Beckwith. 
V John, b. 1827; m. 1854, Clarinda Philley. Home at 

Zumbrota, Minn. Had six boys and one girl, 
vi Josiah, b. 1830; d. 1864; m. Harriet Fairchild. 
vii. Mary, b. Aug. 8, 1833; m. Harmanus Beckwith. 
viii. Rachel, b. June 26, 1851. 
ix. Thomas W., b. June 20, 1S52. 


2q0 The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. [Oct., 

X. Nancy, b. May 22, 1854. 
xi. Alfred H., b. June 13, 1857. 

158. JosiAH* Skillman (Thomas/ Thomas/ Joseph,' Thomas,' 
Thomas'), b. 1794; d. 1854; removed about 1820 from N. Y. City 
(a carpenter) to Chenango Co., and became a farmer; then for 
sake of health went to Baltimore; m. 1819, Catharine Thomas. 
Five children d. inf.; the rest are of record as follows: 

i. Griffith,' b. 1820; d. unm., 1855. 
ii. Jane, b. 1822; m. George Brunson, Oswego, N. Y. 
iii. Joseph F., b. 1824; d. 1873; m. 1849, Lucretia Welch. 

Had 10 children. Live at Magnolia, Md. 
iv. Hannah, b. 1825; m. 1845, Samuel C. Hush, 
V. William, b. Sept. 27, 1835; no record, 
vi. Caroline, b. 1840; m, 1857, John A. McPherson. 
vii, Sarah, b. 1846; m. June, 1863, Noah Underwood. Fam- 
ily mainly in Baltimore or environs. 

159. Joseph' Skillman (Thomas,^ Thomas/ Joseph,' Thomas," 
Thomas*), b. 1802; d. 1875; a carpenter with Josiah in N. Y. City, 
but became an extensive farmer in Chenango; lover of singing 
and long chorister in Baptist Church (and member); m. 1828, 
Miranda Carpenter. Had: 

i. John C.,' b. 1829; m. 1854, Mary B. Philley and six 

children were theirs, five daus. and one son. 
ii. Jerusha, b. 1831; m. 1857, Theodore H. Fitch. 

iii. Elsie, b. 1833; m. 1862, Ephraim Loomis. No children. 

iv. Fred'k A., b. 1835: m. 1858, Eglantine Wait. Had two 

boys, Elmer and Frank M. 
v. Joseph Hudson (twin with Josiah who d. inf.); b. 1838; 
m. 1866, Lettie B. Cline; Member N. Y. Assembly, 
1 86-; prosperous farmer and man of aflEairs. Two 
children: i. Ida May, b. 1867. 2. Henry Elwyn, b. 

vi. Francis M., b. 1840; d. Oct. 19, 1864, of wounds re- 
ceived Sept. 6, at the battle of Winchester, Va. 

vii. William H., b. 1846; home and wife but no children at 
Leavenworth, Kan. 

160. Francis Martin ' Skillman (Thomas,* Thomas,* Joseph,' 
Thomas/ Thomas'), b. at Aquebogue, L. L, 1812, and a lad of 12 
removed with family to Chenango Co., N. Y.; lamed by accident 
he became a teacher and farmer; m. 1837, Julia A. Chappell (b. 
1815; d. 1879); removed 1856 to Mazeppa, Minn., and took up land; 
elected to State Legislature, 1858; d. 1886. Children: 

i. Evander,' b. 1838; enlisted in 1861 in Co. G,, 3d Minn. 
V. L, then was ist. Lieut and Q.-M. in 113th U. S. 
Col. Inf.; discharged April 10, 1866; m. 1865, Electa 
C. Lont. Had five boys. Home, Livingston, Mont, 
ii. Elsie, b. 1840; m. (i) 1857, J. O. Wilcox; d. a soldier, 
1864; m. (2) 1869, T. F. Sturtevant; lives a widow 
with one child, Nellie, in Red Wing, Minn, 
iii. Milon, b. 1842; served in Co. B., Brackett's Bat., Minn. 
Cav.; then in Indian service; discharged June i. 

J9o8.] The Skillmans of America and Their Kin. jQI 

1866; m. July 1867, Mary Southwell (now dead)- one 
i,. T. "^'^^'o^'^'^-'^^^. Home, Tyndall, S. D ^ 
IV. Frank, b. 1844; ist Lieut. Co. K., 113th U S Col Inf • 
resigned Oct., 1865; m. 1867, Lizzie Hopkins.' Had 
four children. Druggist, ,880-90, at Valley Springs 
T1U-; u' f^°"^^ "ow on a ranch near Oregon Citv Ore 
V. Phil, b 1845; enlisted 1861; later was 2d Lieut. Co A ' 
'«^« ^ ■ -^""V' "J^stered out, April ,0, 1866! m" 
\V ' Ai"'"'^.^- R^wson; lawyer; City clerk, Red 
Wing, Minn. (5 years); Mayor (3 terms), Aberdeen 
Dak.; removed 1890, to Olympia, Wash. Children- 
I. Fannie C. 2. Philip A., U. S. N., highest record 
as gunner m the entire service. 3. Katherine R 
VI. Sarah, b 1847; m. 1868, Stephen O. Lont. Home. 

Waterbury, Conn, 
vii. Ida, b. Jan. 18, 1850; d. April 13, 1871 
viii. William B., b. 185 1; m. 1878, Mary E. Annible. Two 
boys, Charles A. and Edward. Home, Hollywood 
Los Angeles, Cal. 
ix. Charles Nelson, b. 1855; m. 1877, Julia Prescott Two 

boys, Roy and Guy. Home, Big Timber, Mont. 
X. James H., b. 1859; lives unm. with Elsie at Red Wing- 
Minn. *' 
xi. Nellie E., b. 1862; m. Lynn Merrick. One son Al- 
bert. Home, Alleghany City, Pa. 
i6i. Joseph • Skillman (Joseph,' Joseph,' Joseph,^ Thomas' 
Thomas'), b. on Chambers St., N. Y., Sept. 24, 1804; with his 
brother, Abraham B., in hardware business, 1839; also in basket 
trade, 1844; removed to Scotch Bush, Montgomery Co., N. Y.; m 
1832, Maria L. Anderson. Children:' 

i. Catharine,' m. John B. Hyatt. 

ii. Josephine, m. Charles Lockwood and lived in Mont- 
gomery Co., N. Y. 
iii. Joseph, lived unm. in Brooklyn. Nothing clear. Was 
this the man crushed in doing his duty by the falling 
of a chimney on him at the Ocean Mills Fire, 208 
Fulton St., N. Y., Feb. 8, 1861, and buried in Green- 
wood with all the honors of the Fire Department for 
heroism ? Newspapers of the time glow with praise 
of him, but is this the Joseph? Who knows? 
162. Abraham B.' Skillman (Joseph," Joseph,* Joseph,' Thomas,' 
Tnomas'), b. in New York City, Jan. 8, 1806; lifelong in hard- 
ware trade, his brothers along with him; many years at 271 
Greenwich St.; m. Catharine Heroy. Children: 
i. Martha B.,' d. Oct. 6, 1875. 

ii. Isaac Brower, clerk, 1878; dealer in Glassware, 1S86. 
iii. George Augustus, no record, 
iv. James Henry, no record 

2Q2 Lords of Manors of New York, [Oct.. 

1846, Caroline Sevoe, stepdau. of Cadet, and by her were 

four additional children: 

i. Susan Frances,' d. inf. 
ii. Sarah A., b. Sept. 30, 1842; d. 1868. 
iii. Caddie, b. May 5, 1848; d. Sept. 28, 1867. 
iv. Susanna Gardner, b. 1849; d. Feb., 185 1. 
V. Susanna Church, b. 1852; m. April 24, 1872, Edgar 

vi. John Henry, b. 1855; drowned Jan. 5, 1864. 
164. Joseph Henry ' Skillman (John,' John,* Joseph,' Thomas," 
Thomas'), b. at Bushwick (Brooklyn), Dec. 19, 1837; d. May 2, 
1890; m. 1873, Anna Stebbins. Children: 

i. Henry Christopher,' b. July 23, 1874. 
ii. Edwin Joseph, b. July 6, 1876. 
iii. May, b. June 14, 1S83; d. inf. 
iv. Ethel, b. Feb. 4, 1885. 
V. Ralph Francis, b. May 17, 1889. 


With a Preface on the Aryan and Seigneurial Order of 
THE Empire in America. 

By the Viscount be Fronsac. 

In 1540, Charles, Count of Hapsburgh, Grand Duke of Aus- 
tria, King of Spain and Emperor of the Romans, extended the 
Seigneurial Order of the Empire over America, of which entire 
continent he had become absolute master. 

To this Order, as a nobility, were admitted the Founders and 
Defenders of the Empire in America, to hold lands incorporated 
into lordships, or seigneuries, hereditarily with personal repre- 
sentation in the Emperor's Council in the various provinces 
where their seigneurial holdings extended; and as a class, even if 
bereft of lands and function by revolution and disaster, to con- 
stitute in their remotest generations a class of honor and pre- 
cedence like the noblesse-de-race of old Europe. 

The first and highest title of this Seigneurial Order he be- 
stowed on Colan, grandson of Christopher Columbus (the Duchy 
of Veragua) with the additional rank of hereditary Vice- Ad- 

On the dismemberment of this great Empire of Charles by 
treaty and distribution, the rights of succession of rank and 
property of these families were continued by international agree- 
ment and the Seigneurial Order was continued by their establish- 
ment and added to by each succeeding monarchy. Thus the 
Dutch created their Patroon-Lords in New Netherland and when 
that passed to the British King Charles II, he added to them in 
Seigneurial succession the Lords of the Manors of New York, 

^•J Lords of Manors of New York. 


while m Carolina he created a special list of Seigneurial titles 
such as Landgrave to rank with Earl, Cacique to rank with Vis- 

A?TT/^f^"? ^'^^^^ ^"^^ ^°^"^ °^ Manor. His brother, King James, 
y ii (11), later on countersigned Lord Baltimore's addition of the 
Lords of the Manors of Maryland. 

Already the Kings of France in Canada and Louisiana had 
followed after King James, VI's Baronets of Nova Scotia, with 
beigneurial rank in the Dukes, Marquises, Counts, Barons and 
beigneurs of that country— the highest of which was the Duke of 
Arkansas bestowed on John Law, finance minister of France and 
principal founder of Arkansas. 

Then when all these degrees, concessions and rights passed 
by treaty under the sovereignty of King George, III, by the 
Treaty of Paris of 1763, they were expressly secured to the fam- 
ilies who had won them by their nobility, valor and merit. So 
from monarch to monarch by treaty and treaty, the imperial 
titles and sovereignty of the Emperor Charles in America were 
passed on until they finally devolved on the Kings of Great 
Britain and Ireland, with the chiefship of the Seigneurial Order 
of the Empire. 

The Revolution in America (1776-83) and the formation of 
the United States has not been deemed to have abrogated the 
Seigneurial honors of families residing in the states which were 
these former provinces of the Empire, any more than it destroyed 
the peerage rights of the family of Lord Fairfax of Virginia. ' 

To assert, maintain and obtain recognition of these rights be- 
fore the Court of the Empire, as well as to preserve the Aryan 
purity of succession of these families, caused their principal de- 
scendants to reorganize the Seigneurial Order of the Empire in 
1880 (first established in America by the Emperor Charles in 1540) 
to which they added the name of Aryan. In 1908, by the gen- 
erosity of the Baroness Dorchester, Greywell Hill, Winchfield, 
England (Chief of one branch of the Order), the dies of the 
decoration were paid for and made by Spink, 17 and 18 Piccadilly, 
London (maker to the King and for the Order of the Garter). 
They were approved by the Herald's College and by the Earl- 
Marshall of England (Duke of Norfolk), and are to be worn by 
those descendants in the male line of the familj' name of the 
above mentioned families on registration in the Aryan and Seig- 
neurial College of Arms, Viscount de Fronsac, Herald-Marshall. 
London, Ontario, Canada. 

The feudal and titled families of New York — Lord-Patroons, 
etc., — w^ho are eligible to this only Court, recognized and im- 
perially founded order in America, are the following: 

Schuyler, Lord of Beverwvck. 

Philip Piertersen Schuyler in 1650 was made Lord-Patroon of 
Beverwyck. His son was the first Mayor of Albany (1686-94). 
Arms: Vert, issuing from a cloud, ppr. a cubet arm in fesse, 
vested azure, holding in hand a falcon, close, ppr. Crest: a 
hawk, close ppr. Seigneurial Coronet. 

2Qd. Lords of Manors of New York. [Oct., 

Kyp, Lord of Kypsburg. 

Isaac Kyp, in 1688, was Lord-Patroon of Kypsburg. He was 
descended from Ruloff de Kype, a Norman Seigneur whose 
barony was near Alencon, France. Isaac came to New York in 
1657 and was succeeded by his descendants, Jacob and Hendricks 
Kyp. Arms: Azure, a cheveron or, between two griffins sejant 
confrontee; in chief a dexter hand couped argent. Crest: a 
demi-griffin argent, holding in paws a cross, gules. Seigneurial 

Smith, Lord of St. George's Manor. 

Col. William Smith received the lordship of St. George's 
Manor at Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, in 1693. His 
son William was Judge of the Supreme Court and died in 1767, 
whose son William was Chief Justice and Royal Councillor up to 
1782. He was averse to Republicanism and wrote a historical 
summary of the times. He settled in Canada and was Judge at 
Quebec after 1783. The family were from Hingham Fenn, 
Northampton, England. Arms: Or, on a cheveron gules, be- 
tween three crosses-crosslet fitchee sable, three bezants. Crest: 
out of a ducal coronet or, an Indian goat's head argent, eared 
sable, bearded and attired of the first. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Evans, Lord of Fletcher Manor. 

Capt. John Evans was made by the King Lord of Fletcher 
Manor in 1694. The family is of Norman origin, descending 
from Richard, son of Payne de Avenes who came to England in 
1 194. Arms: Azure, a griffin passant, and a chief, or. Crest: 
a griffin passant, or, beaked, fore legged and ducally gorged, 
azure. Motto: " Durate," Seigneurial Coronet. 

Van Courtlandt, Lord of Van Courtlandt Manor. 

Stephen Van Courtlandt, by Royal patent, was Lord of Court- 
landt Manor in 1697. It contained 83,000 acres. His ancestor 
Stephen, of South Holland, was a man of considerable import- 
ance in 1610, whose son Oloff came to New York in 1649, as a 
free-holder. Oloff was father of Stephen, the first Lord, who 
was Mayor of New York and a Royal Councillor in 1677, from 
whom descended Col. Philip Van Courtlandt, Lord of the Manor 
in 1783. The Manor house is yet possessed by the family whose 
rights of noblesse and representation are in the Aryan and Seig- 
neurial Order of the Empire. Arms: Argent, the wings of wind- 
mill sable, voided of the field, between six etoils gules. Seig- 
neurial Coronet. 

Livingston, Lord of Livingston Manor. 

Robert Livingston, by Royal patent, was Lord of Livingston 
Manor of 120,000 acres in 1686, who traced through Rev. Alex. 
Livingston of Sterling, 1590, to the Livingstons, Earls of Calen- 
dar in Scotland. From him descended several noted judges and 

'9o8.] Lords of Manors of New York. 


jurists. Arms: ist and 4th argent, three cingfoils gules within a 
royal tressure vert; 2nd and 3d sable a bend between six billets 
°^' Crest: a demi-hercules, wreathed about head and middle 
holding club erect in dexter hand and in sinister a serpant ppr. 
Motto: " Si je puis." Seigneurial Coronet. 

Gardiner, Lord of Gardiner Manor. 

Col. Lionel Gardiner in 1639, by Royal patent, was made Lord 
of Gardiner Manor, Gardiner's Island. The Manor contained 
3,300 acres. Most likely the family descends from William Le 
Gardiener who possessed estates in Rutland, England, in 1202. 
The name occurs in the XIII in Yorkshire, and in the following 
century in Wilts and Somerset. Arms: A cheveron, ermine, be- 
tween two griffins' heads in chief and a cross patt6e, argent in 
base. Crest: A pelican, sable, vulning itself, gules. Motto: 
'* Deo non fortuna." Seigneurial Coronet. 

Morris, Lord of Morrisania. 

His Excellency, Lewis Morris, who had been Royal Gover- 
nor of New Jersey in 1638, was by Royal patent in 1697, made 
Manorial lord of Morrisania. His son Lewis and his grandson 
Richard, Lords of the Manor in succession, were also both judges 
in admiralty. He descended from William Morris, Lord of Tin- 
turn Manor, Co. Monmouth, England. The family originated 
with the Norman name of de St. Maurice, and the fief in Nor- 
mandie existed in 11 80. Isabella, John and Margerie Morice are 
recorded in England in 1272. Arms: ist and 4th gules, a lion, 
ramp, regard, or; 2d and 3d three torteaux in fesse. Crest: A 
castle in flames, ppr. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Philippse, Lord of Philippsebourg. 

Hon. Frederic Philippse, by Royal patent in 1693, was made 
Lord of the Manor of Philippsebourg containing 1500 square 
miles. He was a Royal Councillor in the Province of New York 
and was born at Balsward, in Friesland. His son Frederic was a 
great leader in the Province and married a daughter of the 
Royal Governor. He was succeeded by his son. Col. Frederic, 
who left ten children, while of his daughters, Mary married Col. 
Beverley Robinson and Susan married Col. Morris. Arrns: A 
demi-lion issuant of a ducal coronet, argent, crowned or. Crest: 
the same. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Paine, Lord of Sophy Manor. 
John Paine about 1666 was by Royal writ made Lord of Sophy 
Manor, Prudence Island, near Rhode Island. He was born in 
1601 and first settled at Ipswich, Massachusetts, where in 1647-9, 
he was a Deputy to the General Court. He was proprietor of a 
fine estate and was the ruling elder and treasurer of Essex 
County for eighteen years. His first wife was Ann, daughter of 

296 Lords of Manors of New York, [Oct., 

John Whiting- of the Manor of Hudleigh, Suffolk, England. He 
was succeeded in manorial lordship by his son John. His other 
son, Robert, graduated at Harvard and was living in 1701. The 
family descends from Robert Payen of Normandie, 118-98, from 
one offshoot of whom were the Baronets Payne. Arms: Paly of 
six argent and vert; on a chief azure three garbs, or. Crest: A 
lion, ppr. supporting a sheaf of wheat. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Pell, Lord of Pellham Manor. 

Thomas Pell in 1666, by Royal writ, was made Lord of Pell- 
ham Manor. He was grandson of John Pell and Margaret Ober- 
land whose father, Rev. John Pell was rector of Southwick, 
Sussex, England, 1590. His son obtained an addition to the 
Royal patent of lordship in 1687 whose original extent was 9,166 
acres. The first ancestor of the family was Radulphus Pele of 
Normandie, 1180. From him Robert, son of Robert le Pele was 
settled at York, England. From the same source came also the 
Peels of Yorkshire and Lancaster, ancestors of Sir Robert Peel, 
one time minister of England. Arms: Ermine, on a canton 
azure, a pelican or, vulned, gules. Seigneurial Coronet. 

BiLLOPP, Lord of Bentley Manor. 

Capt. Christopher Billopp received from the King in 1687 the 
lordship of Bentley Manor of over 2,000 acres, southwest part of 
Staten Island. He had been an officer in the Royal Navy. His 
only daughter married Mr. Young Farmer. The son by the mar- 
riage on inheriting the manorial lordship took the name of Bil- 
lopp. The manor was the meeting place for Lord Howe, Dr. 
Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge in 1778, in a fruit- 
less undertaking to end the hostilities between the British prov- 
inces and the Parliamentary iisurpation in England. Farmer- 
Billopp entered the British Army and became Colonel. His 
estates were confiscated by the Revolutionary Party in America 
in 1782 and he settled in New Brunswick where he became Pres- 
ident of the Provincial Council. His descendants yet retain their 
Seigneurial honors. Arms: Vert, an eagle displayed argent, 
armed and langued gules. Crest: A wolff sejant regardant, 
argent vulned on the shoulder, gules. Motto: " Sublimiora 
Petamus." These arms were borne by the family of Biddulph 
since 1583 (ancestors of the Billopps), when they held the manor 
of Biddulph in Staffordshire, England. A Seigneurial Coronet is 
added for their manorial rank. 

Pauw, Lord of Pavonia. 

Michael Pauw in 1630 was Lord-Patroon of Pavonia. He was 
formerly of Holland and of a noble Dutch family. Descended 
from the same source was M. de Pauw, reader to King Frederic 
the Great of Prussia. Arms: Empaled, ist, argeant, a paon with 
feathers displayed, ppr. 2ndly, azure, a granade stemmed and 
leaved, or. Seigneurial Coronet. 

^^°^-^ ^'Ords of Manors of New York. 207 

De Vries, Lord of Pavonia Manor. 
herEiiLt^iy^'i^l''' '636 received through the Pauw family the 
Ams?frd7n. H i^P^''^^^'^^"^^ ^^"^^- H^ ^^^ fo^"^erly of 
ea?sof cZ'.^ T^-Q^'"''^ •'^"^'^' ^ cheveron between three 
ears ot corn argent. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Melyn, Lord of Pavonia Hall. 

.^^^'^J''?^'",^^^^^? '""^^ possessed of Manorial rights and pat- 
roonate lordship of the domain of Pavonia Hall, Staten Island in 

.f^?r 11 ™'i^ "^^'^^ ^'^^ ^^'° English branches in the name 

ot Mellen, was derived from Malins or De Malines in Flanders 
. W- u ^^°^^^^^^"^^ descended from Bertold, living in Soo were 
establishea as Advocates or Protectors of Malines by the Bishop 
ot Liege. They were Cavaliers of the Holy Empire in 1721 
Arms: Crules, three pales vair, as recorded in their native city of 
Antwerp, to which is added the symbol of their rank A Seiir- 
neurial Coronet. ** 

Mayhew, Lords of Mayhew Manor. 
Matthew Mayhew, by royal writ became Lord of Mayhew 
Manor, Martha's Vineyard, in 1685. He was of a scholarly and 
distinguished ancestry, descended from Thomas Mayhew, gent., 
born in 1591 in England, and a passenger to Watertown, Massa- 
chusetts, in 1631. The latter was Deputy to the General Court 
(1634-44). He removed to Martha's Vineyard in 1647, where he 
was governor for the proprietors and preached to the Indians. 
His first wife was Martha Parkhurst, and his second, Grace, 
widow of Thomas Paine. He was father of Matthew, the first 
Lord of the Manor, and of Thomas, a judge of the Court of 
Common Pleas. Arms: Argeant, on a fesse sable between three 
roses, gules, a lily of the first, which arms were borne by their 
predecessor Richard Mayhew, Bishop of Hereford (1504-16), to 
which is added the Seigneurial Coronet. 

Mayhew, Lord of Tysbury Manor. 

Thomas Mayhew, judge, etc., brother of Matthew, first Lord 
of Mayhew Manor, received by Royal writ the Manor of Tysbury, 
adjoining Mayhew Manor, in 1671. Arms: same as above. 

Wyllys, Lord of Wylles Manor. 

The Hon. Samuel Wyllys (Welles), Secy, of the Colony of 
Connecticut, by Royal writ became Lord of Wyllys Manor in 
1675, which included Plum Island. He was born in Warwick- 
shire, England, in 1638. He came to Connecticut and was a 
magistrate in 1654. His wife was a daughter of Gov. Haines. 
His father, George, was one time Gov. of the Province, whose 
eldest son, George, remained in England in charge of the family 
estate of Tenny-Compton. Gov. Wyllys was also a commissioner 
to the Congress of the United Provinces held at Albany. The 
family descends from Eifric de Welles, who held the fief of 

2q8 Lords of Manors of New York. [Oct., 

Welles or Wellis in Normandie in 1180. Lord Samuel Wyllys 
was succeeded by his son Hezekiah, who was Secy, for the Colony 
(1712-34). His son and successor, Lord George Wyllys (married 
the daughter, Eliz., of Rev. James Hobart), was Colonial Secy. 
(i734-q6), which office continued in this manorial family up to 
1809, when it was held by Lord George Wyllys. Arms: Argent, 
a cheveron between three mullets, gule. Crest: A falcon ex- 
panded, ppr., belled, or. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Fletcher, Lord of Fletcherton. 

Col. Benj. Fletcher, Royal Governor of New York in 1692, by 
Royal writ was made Lord of Fletcherton Manor. He was 
descended from Robert Flechier, Normandie, 11 98. Adam le 
Flechier came to England, 1272, from whom descended the 
Baronets Fletcher and Fletcher, Lord of Saltown in Scotland. 
Col. Fletcher was son of William Fletcher of Low Bashir Manor, 
Westmeath, Ireland, by wife Abigail, daughter and heiress of 
Henry Vincent of London. His son and successor, Lord Benj. 
Fletcher, is mentioned in connection with the Province of Penn- 
sylvania where some of the family reside. Arms: ist and 4th 
sable a cross fiory between four escallops, argent: 2nd and 3d, 
azure, a cheveron between three quarterfoils slipped, argent. 
Crest: An arm in armor embowed holding in gauntlet an arrow, 
ppr. Motto: " Per Augustum." Seigneurial Coronet. 

Lovelace, Lord of Pavonia Villa. 

Col. Francis Lovelace, Royal Governor of New York in 1670, 
by Royal writ was Lord of Pavonia Villa, Staten Island. He was 
a son of Sir Richard, Baron Lovelace, of the Manor of Hurley. 
His relative, John Lovelace, succeeded him as Lord of the Manor 
and was also Royal Governor of the Province in 1708. He mar- 
ried Lady Ann Wentworth, daughter of the Earl of Cleveland, 
who was created Baroness Wentworth in her own right. She 
was ancestress of the Earl of Lovelace and Lord Wentworth. 
The peerage of Lovelace became extinct in 1736, but rights of 
representation in the Aryan and Seigneurial Order devolve on 
the next nearest colateral. Arms: ist and 4th gules, on a shief 
indented argent, three martlets sable for Lovelace: 2nd azure, on 
a saltire engrailed argent, five martlets sable for Hingham: 3rd 
on a saltire argent, a rose of Lancaster for Neville. Crest: On 
the trunk of a tree, vert, an eagle displayed argent. Supporters: 
Two pegasi pourpre. Seigneurial Coronet. 

Palmer, Lord of Cassilton Manor. 

Capt. John Palmer in 1687 by Royal writ became Lord of 
Cassilton Manor of the North part of Staten Island. In 1681 he 
acquired a large tract of land in Somerset Co., New Jersey. He 
was member of the Council of the Gov. Sir Edmund Andros, and 
had come from England with the commission of Chief-Justice. 
The name Palmer meant a Crusader. In England four of these 
families had a Norman origin. The Palmers of Lincoln, those of 

'5°^- 1 Lords of Manors of New York. 2QQ 

York, those of Northampton, and those of Hants and Sussex 
Arms: Or, on a cheveron gules, five acorns of the field. Seign- 
eurial Coronet. ^ 

Heathcote, Lord of Scarsdale Manor. 
Col. Caleb Heathcote by Patent Royal was Lord of Scarsdale 
Manor, 2 1 March, 1701. He was son of Gilbert of Westerfield 
Derbyshire, and brother of Sir Gilbert, Lord-Mayor of London' 
He married Martha, daughter of Col. William Smith, a manorial 
lord of Long Island and former Governor of Tangiers Lord 
Heathcote was Surveyor-General of the Province, and Mayor of 
New York in 17 11. One of his daughters married James de 
Lancey, Lieut.-Gov. of the Province. Arms: Ermine, three 
pomeis charged with a cross, or. Crest: On a mural crown, a 
pomen between two wings displayed, ermine. Seigneurial 

Van Rensselaer, Lord of Rensselaerwyck. 
De Heer Kilieen Van Rensselaer was Lord-Patroon of Rens- 
selaerwyck before 1637. He was a pearl and diamond merchant, 
and one of the Directors of the Dutch West Indian Company! 
His patroonate lordship extended in Albany and Rensselaer 
Counties. He died in 1645 and was succeeded by his son Kilieen, 
who married Marie Van Courtlandt. At his death in 1701, his 
sons Jeremiah and Stephen were the succeeding Lords of' the 
manor. The latter died in 1747 and was succeeded by Stephen, 
who married Catherine Livingston. He died in 1764. His son, 
Gen. Stephen Van Rensselaer, born 1764, Lieut.-Gov. of New 
York, 1795-8, was Major-General 1812-15. By his first wife, 
Margaret Schuyler, he had Stephen, his successor, and other 
children by second marriage. Arms: ist gules, a cross ancre 
argent: 2nd argent, a fesse embattled, voided, sable: 3d argent, 
three antique crosses, azure: 4th or three che veronals sable. 
Motto: " Niemand Zondes." Siegneurial Coronet. 

Chambers, Lord of Fox Hall. 

Thomas Chambers, by Royal writ in 1667 became Lord of 
Fox Hall, near Kingston. The family is Norman and trace direct 
to Robert de la Chambre who held lands in feudal tenure in 
Worcestershire, England, in 1345. Arms: Argent, a cheveron 
sable, surmounted by another ermine between three chambers 
placed transverse of the escutcheon, of the second, fired, ppr. 
Seigneurial Coronet. 

Archer, Lord of Fordham Manor. 

John Archer, of Royal patent, was made Lord of Fordham 
Manor, 13 Nov., 1671, His father and grandfather were named 
John also, the latter of whom married Eleanor Frewin, and was 
son of Humphrey Archer, gent, born 1527. John, the first lord 
of the manor, was succeeded by his son John who married in 
New York in 1686, Sarah Odell. Their son Samuel was the third 

200 Obituary, Queries. [Oct., 

lord of Fordham Manor. The family trace to William Arcuarius, 
general of bowmen, Haunts, England, 1086, whose son Fulbert 
L' Archer witnessed a charter of Geoffrey de Clinton, time of 
King Henry, I. Arms: Per pale gules and azure; three arrows or, 
barbed and feathered argent. Crest: A dragon's head issuant 
of a mural crown of the last and third, Seigneurial Coronet. 

Lloyd, Lord of Queens Manor. 
Lloyd became Lord of Queens Manor by Royal assent in 

1679. It was situated on Long Island. This family was of noble 
Welsh origin. Arms: Gules, a lion or. Crest: A bird rising, or. 
Seigneurial Coronet. 

There may have been other manorial grantees or possessors 
of that Seigneurial dignity and rank. Fuller information is 
sought of these founders and defenders of the Empire in Amer- 
ica so that all families thus entitled may appear in the forth- 
coming book, Baronage of the Empire, soon to be issued in Eng- 
land. All such information should be sent to the Viscount de 
Fronsac, London, Ontario, Canada. 


Wandell, Townsend, lawyer, Annual Member, elected Jan. 12, 1900, was 
killed in a railway accident at Bologna, Italy, June 28, 1908, aged 60. Mr. 
Wandell was a bachelor; his father was Judge Benjamin Coe Wandell; his 
home was at 1 57 East 83d Street, where he lived with his brother Francis L. and 
his sister Miss Josephine Wandell. His office was at 51 Chambers Street. He 
was a graduate of the Columbia College Law School in 1865, and in his law 
practice his uprightness of purpose and trustworthiness of character gained for 
him the confidence and trust of many clients who placed the entire charge of 
their estates in his hands. His friend, J. S. Voorhees, in a letter to the press 
pays him this beautiful tribute: " Everyone loved and respected him, and they 
could not help loving him for he was true, honest and just. He had a kind 
word for every one. The world is better for having known Townsend Wandell 
and though his self-sacrificing earthly career is ended, his pure upright 
example will live and inspire others for good." Mr. Wandell was a member 
of the Union League, Club, the Sons of the Revolution, the Holland Society, the 
St. Nicholas Society, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Historical 
Society, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Phi Beta Kappa, 
Delta Kappa Epsilon, the Dwight Alumni Association, and the Columbia Law 
School Alumni. He was trustee and manager of the New York City Church 
Extension and Missionary Society of the Methodist Church, and manager of the 
New York Deaconess Home and Training School. The funeral services were 
held in the Madison Avenue Episcopal Church, Friday, July 24, 1908. 


Waldron — Vermilye. — Was Maria Goverts, wife of Resolved Waldron 
of Amsterdam, the mother of Resolved Waldron, Jr., the Harlem, N. Y., 
settler? Wanted proof that the said Resolved Waldron, Jr., and Johannes 
Vermilye, another Harlem settler, were entitled to use coat-armor, and the 
blazon of their arms. 

^9o8.] Book Notices. ^oi 

To. SMITH.-Caleb Smith, the third of his name, in line, m. Hannah dau of 
Jacobus Dyckman 26 Jan.. 1804. Who was the moth;r of the said Caleb; was he of the Tangier Rock or Bull Smith; what was h s lirie back to 

Tryntje Benson of Spuyton Duyvil, or Harlem, and m. to Eliza C^r„V Bolton 
says he was the fifth son of Jacob Dyckman of Phillipsburgha^m Eliza 
Kmnejy. His true parentage and dates of birth for himself and his wife are 

The marriage date of Jacob and Tryntje (Benson) Dyckman is asked for 
and a dated list of their chi^ldren: Samson, Staats Al orris, BenjamiTjacobus 
Joh7t Garret, IVm. Nagel, Maria, Catalina, /ane, and perhaps Art'/i "^ 

Riker says John above, m. Aletta Goetchins. but members of the family 
say he m. Mehitable Westcot. Which is correct? c iaumy 

The will of Deliverance Conkling in 1762, names his dan. Deliverance 
Conkling, wife of Jacob Dyckman. Who were Jacob's parents? Could he have 
been son of Jacob and Tryntje Benson above? 

Is Mr D Waters Dyckman a descendant of the Long Island family of 
Waters, and if so, how? ' 

The above is asked for in the interest of a Dyckman Chart now beine 

compiled. LUCY D. AKERLY. 


Our American Barclays, by Cornelia Barclay Barclay. Cloth, small 
Quarto, pp. 80. Limited edition, privately printed. The Grafton Press 
New York. 1908. ' 

This little work is filled with interesting details concerning the early 
members of the ancient Barclay Family of Albany, N. Y., so many of whom 
were loyalists at the time of the Revolutionary War. The information is 
largely imparted in the form of conversational letters addressed to the children 
of the compiler, with additional chapters on the early English and Scotch 
families of the name, the Saxon "de Berkeleys" and the Rev. Thomas 
Barclay, the first of his family in America, together with copies of various 
epistles written by and to members of his family. It is probable that the Rev. 
Thomas Barclay, who only took clerical orders at the late age of forty years, 
was allied to the Barclays of Fifeshire, Scotland, and was possibly a son of Sir 
Robert Barclay, Bart, of Pierston, County Fife, by his second wife Barbara 
Deas(?). Positive proof of this fact is lacking, but a skilled searcher in Scot- 
land has produced many documents pointing to this origin of the family and 
the clue is well worth serious investigation. So much new and valuable data 
has been collected by Mrs. Barclay beyond the meagre facts hitherto known, 
that it is hoped a complete genealogy of this interesting Tory family will soon 
be published in the standard form and arrangement. In the meantime the 
compiler is to be congratulated upon putting the family history in so compact 
and readable a form, the book being beautifully printed in large clear type, 
with wide margins, and the paper and binding up to the high standard set by 
its publishers. 

The Descendants of James Cole of Plymouth, 1633. Also a record 
of the families of Lt. Thomas Burnham of Ipswich, 1635; Lt. Edward Winship 
of Cambridge, 1635, and Simon Huntington, England, 1635, with a coniplrte 
record of the Cole, Coole and Coule families of America in the Revolution, 
By Ernest Byron Cole. The Grafton Press, New York. 1908. Cloth, Quarto. 
PP- 435- 

There is some mention of the family before the emigration to America, but 
it is best known by the fact that the hill where the Mayflower pilgrims were 


302 Book Notices. [Oct., 

first buried is known as Cole's Hill, since James Cole, who came to Saco, 
Maine, in 1632, and one year later located at Plymouth, lived on a grant of ten 
acres including this first burial ground. His descendants are traced to the 
tenth generation and their children. To this is added the three families 
named on the title page, and other Cole families in America, which are only 
briefly given, as will be seen when seven families cover that number of pages. 
The Revolutionary records fill about fifty pages, and an index in three columns 
of eighteen pages, completes a book which shows industry and will be sought 
by many. 

The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy, by Susan Cantrill Christie. 
Cloth, Octavo, pp. 271. Full Index. The Grafton Press, New York. 1908. 

This is the first complete record of the descendants of Richard Cantrill, a 
resident of Philadelphia prior to 1689, and of the earlier Canirills in England 
and America, and in subject matter, arrangement, and beauty of print and 
binding reflects high credit upon the family historian and the publishers. It 
is the first genealogy of this family, one of the oldest in America, to be pub- 
lished and represents ten years constant and faithful labor. The name can 
be clearly traced to the original family of Cantrill or Cantrelle in France, and a 
brief history is given of the early Cantrills in England, Ireland and America. 
No claim is made to the arms or early lines of ancestry, however, unless there 
is absolute proof of right or relationship, and this frank attitude of the compiler 
cannot be too highly commended, as the general tendency of the family his- 
torian is toward assuming the arms of a distinguished ancestry, without the 
slightest right or reason. No less than 2127 desecendants are traced out and 

f (raise should be awarded the workmanlike manner of arrangement, which 
ollows the best and most modern practice in genealogical manuscripts. The 
book is sure to become a work of reference and no large genealogical library 
can afford to be without a copy. A word of praise should also be said in 
behalf of The Grafton Press, the publishers, for its careful preparation and 
publication of the manuscript and the great skill and taste displayed. In this 
age of indifferent printing of inaccurate genealogical matter bound up in the 
cheapest form, it is refreshing to find a book of this character and style. 

Additional Contributions to the History of Christ Church, 
Hartford, Conn., with the Records of Baptisms, Confirmations, Communi- 
cants, Marriages and Burials, 1760-1900. Volume II. Cloth, Octavo, pp. 517. 
Full Index. Press of Belknap & Warfield, Hartford. 1908. 

This splendid transcript of the records of one of the most important 
churches in Hartford fitly crowns the compilation of the history of this parish, 
so well related in the first volume, previously reviewed in the Record. 
Church registers are dry reading save to those engaged in hunting up the lost 
generations of their name, yet these records are filled with many interesting 
details due to the untiring energy of Mr. George E. Hoadley, a member of one 
of the oldest families in the parish. By searching old magazines and news- 
papers, county and private graveyards, and by means of extensive inquiries 
arid correspondence, Mr. Hoadley was able to add many items of incalculable 
value to the annals of the church. A marked feature of this volume is the 
exhaustive index, showing at a glance the place, number and character of the 
record concerning each name. The press work and binding is in keeping with 
and fully up to the standard of Volume I, and these volumes will have an 
important share in perpetuating the history of the early Connecticut churches. 

Dorchester Day. Celebration of the 277th Anniversary of the Settle- 
ment of Dorchester, 1630-1907, by James H. Stark. Cloth, Royal Octavo, pp. 
117, with Index. Press of Municipal Printing Office, Boston. 1907. 

The custom of celebrating the original founding of early Colonial towns is 
growing and will result in inciting civic pride and stimulating a desire to learn 
more concerning the historic progress of the New England cities. The more 
interest aroused among the descendants of the early settlers the greater 
harvest will result from the unearthing of private records and documents of 

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Th?rK'\''^^''^' '''^^^/^^ unavailable because of ignorance or indifference 
This book was created by the efforts of the Dorchester Historical Society and 
Nations of n'^^r'f' n"^ Proceeedings which marked the four annuaP^cde 
brations of Dorchester Day from 1904-IQ07. It is well printed and illustrated 
wuh portraits and pictures of old landmarks and spots o^f historfc interest and 
win^be a pleasant reminder to those who took part in honoring their nktive 

Andrew Ellicott His Life and Letters, by Catharine Van Cortland 
New York ^'j^fg''^^^'^' ^'°^^' Octavo, pp. 256 with Index. The Grafton Press, 

.u ^n^ i^^ exception of a few brief statements in the histories of several 
other allied families, a short biographical sketch in Stuart's Civil and Military 
Iingineers of America, and a few stray newspaper articles, no adequate account 
of Major Andrew Ellicott s career has been published before the present work 
Ihe book has been prepared from many valuable private papers letters 
diaries and documents in the possession of his descendants relative to the 
surveys and plans of the District of Washington and is doubly welcome as a 
full fair and final biography of one of the ablest civil engineers this land has 
produced, and as a timely tribute to one, who, with Major L'Enfant, planned and 
laid out the City of Washington, the capitol of the United States. It would be 
impossible in a few brief lines to do justice to the many and vast surveying 
tasks accomplished by Mr. Ellicott, but when it is stated that he laid out the 
Baltimore and western boundary of Pennsylvania in 1785, made the first 
measurement of Niagara in 1790, laid out the road to Presqu' Isle Fort in 
1793-95. and the Florida boundary, the ability and activity of the man com- 
mands the respect of the nation. He was the son of Joseph and Judith (Bleaker) 
Ellicott, whose direct ancestor was that Andrew Ellicott, who came from 
Devonshire, England, in 1731, to settle in Bucks County, Pa. 

His father was an expert clockmaker, whose strong mathematical bent of 
mind undoubtedly endowed his talented son with the love of the exact sciences. 
The numerous extracts from private dairies and the copies of his letters incor- 
porated in the book give a vivid picture of his career and in this wav the 
author has cleverly made her talented subject tell his own story. His literary 
style is excellent, the text being clear, simple and flowing, so that the readers' 
interest is kept up with the progress of the work and he arrives at the close all 
too soon and with keen regret. The art of biography is difficult in that the 
personality of the writer is ever struggling with the character of the subject — 
it may be unavoidably — and the result is too apt to prove a personal and 
prejudiced criticism, rather than an impartial life history. In this work, 
however, the authoress has confined her words to description rather than 
comment, with a result as happy for her subject as it is creditable to herself. 
The illustrations are superior in tone and finish, the typography distinct and 
restful and the dress of the volume appropriate in quiet taste to the Quaker 
attributes of its hero. It is a book for the libraries of book-lovers as well as 
the general public and deserves every success. 

A History of Thomas and Anne Billopp Farmar and Some of 
Their Descendandts in America, by Charles Farmar Billopp. Cloth, 
Octavo, pp. 125. Full Index. The Grafton Press, New York. 1907. 

The family of Farmar was early established at Sanciton, Co. Oxon, Eng- 
land, and Major Jaspar Farmar of County Cork, Ireland, first arrived in 
America in the ship Bristol Merchant, on September 9th, 1685, bringing with 
him his sons, their families and twenty servants. He settled on a tract of 5,000 
acres purchased from William Penn, embracing all of " Farmars or White- 
marsh Township, Philadelphia County, South of Shippack Road." 

His grandson, Thomas Farmar, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of New 
Jersey, son of Jaspar Farmar, Jr., the husband of Anne Billopp, daughter of 
Captain Christopher Billopp of the Royal Navy, was the founder of the branch 
of the family whose descendants are set forth in this work. Many of these de- 
scendants were officers in the English Army, and the annals of the family show 
a long line of distinguished men. The material has been ably treated by the 

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compiler and his work evidences great research, accuracy and ability. The 
method of arrangement is somewhat confusing, and renders the tracing of any 
descendant difficult to one unfamiliar with the family lines, but this must be 
attributed to the narrative style which the author uses and to the wealth of 
interesting detail which fills the pages. The illustrations of Coat Armor, 
portraits and pictures of manor houses, as well as the entire style of the volume 
IS in excellent taste and the work will make a valuable addition to select 
genealogical libraries. 

Family Records of the Descendants of Gershom Flagg (born 
1730) of Lancaster, Mass., with other Genealogical Records of 
THE Flagg Family Descended from Thomas Flagg of Watertown, 
Mass., and Including the Flagg Lineage in England, by Norman 
Gershom Flagg and Lucius C. S. Flagg. Cloth, Octavo, pp. 173, with Index. 
Privately printed. 1907. 

In collecting and compiling all Flagg records in New England, whether of 
those of the name directly related, or of those as yet unplaced, the authors have 
undoubtedly preserved information which in a few years more might have 
been difficult if not impossible to secure. With all these facts before them 
future family historians can more readily exercise the process of selection and 
elimination so necessary in the compilation of an accurate and complete 
genealogy. Thomas Flagg, baptized at Whinberg, Norfolk, England, 161 5, 
who sailed for America in 1637, when twenty-one years of age, and settled at 
Watertown, Mass., was the founder of the main American line of the name and 
from him sprang a long line of descendants. The compilers have made the 
dry facts of descent interesting by adding many excellent photographs of 
members of the family and their homes, and when possible have inserted short 
biographical sketches. The book shows an earnest spirit of research, a careful 
and accurate selection of the important facts contained in the town, county and 
court records, and a comprehensive arrangement of the subject. It is to be 
regretted that the system of nomenclature is special rather than standard, but 
this must in a measure be attributed to the fact that the compilers are not 
trained genealogists, and hence have sacrificed general utility to the public to 
an individual system with which they are familiar. What is easy to them 
through custom of usage may be extremely intricate to the general searcher, 
and as time saved is the essence of success in a long hunt for family pedi- 
grees, any new and original method of indicating descent, requiring special 
education, is always condemned by skilled genealogists. The press work, paper 
and binding of the book is in excellent taste, and as an authoritative work the 
book is well fitted for extensive reference. 

^ The Grafton Magazine of History and Genealogy, a Quarterly 
Publication, Vol. I, No. I. June, 1908. The Grafton Press, New York. 1908. 

The appearance of a new magazine devoted to historical and genealogical 
subjects is always weclome for a number of manuscripts, family histories 
and unpublished records are constantly coming to light, and it will soon be 
impossible for the older and well established periodicals to print even those 
deserving of record. The time is rapidly approaching, however, when a 
nice discrimination must be exercised, not only by the libraries in accepting 
genealogical works but by the magazines in filling up their numbers. Pages 
devoted to long lines of descent, without historical or biographical notes, soon 
grow uninteresting and "histories of the unimportant " are becoming a drug on 
the genealogical market. For this reason much care should be exercised in 
selecting and publishing material of this nature, and it is a pleasure to note 
that this first number of the Grafton Magazine is filled with good reading and 
with articles of literary value. May it have a successful and prosperous career 
in its chosen field and do its part in arousing and maintaining the interest and 
wholesome pride of all worthy descendants of the early settlers of this land. 

John Harvard's Life in America or Social and Political Life in 
New England in 1637-1638, by Andrew McFarland Davis. Paper, Octavo, 
pp. 45. Cambridge, John Wilson & Son, University Press. 1908. 

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facts'^ii^h^nH^°W?^' "^'^^ ^ ''"^'^ y^^"" °f J°h" Harvard's life and from scanty 

Tm^^l^'}^ ^'T^^ ^"V^"^ P'"""-^ "f the man and his time. Strange as 

oSrnf H. "^H^i^T^^y information can be had concernmg the ce ebfated 

Co^onrmus^r'uppVied'S'd""^ ""'' "', ''^ ^'^^^--^ '" ^^^ Massachusetts 
'"uy muse pe supplied trom documents re ating- to his contemnorarip.: anH 

SXt'-'Shi.ur^"'^^.-.^^^" "^^ ^''' - wh^ch he wroe hir'-mmorS 
Dequest of his ibrary and fortune to Harvard College has disanoeared The 

wUhllvm'^ord^?^/ l^'^^^^y °f ^oc\o.^..n^ a meS'skdefonTa^b ograpty 
^nt nnn" ^w '''''^ P^rases. as to make it most interesting reading and in a 
scholar's mJ'th^n ^T'""" ^^ Possessing more details 5f the Cambridge 
scnolars lite than he has actually gleaned. The work will be a welmme 
addition to the little collection of bio|raphies and historfes o one whose eaSy 
inborn. "'"^ ""''^ '°""""" '° ^"^'' *^"'^ ^^^ ^""dreds of generations ^e^ 

c.lrl^ Ancestry of Rosalie Morris Johnson. Daughter of George 
Calvert Morris and Elizabeth Kuhn. His Wife, by R. Winder Johnson 
defphia. i^r* ^'°^^'Q"^"«'PP-87. Full Index. Privately prmted^Phii;: 

.«f The English and Flemish ancestors of the subject of this work are clearly 
tI;? V^-K^ ^l^'o °^ pedigree charts prepared from Heralds Visitations, 
lown and Church Records and family documents, and the compilation evinces 
Uiuch learning and attention to detail. This style of genealogy, tho compar- 
atively rare in this country, is one which enables the searcher to note at a 
glance the source of birth and in fact may be called a " map of descendants." 

1 he ancient Flemish records must be a mine full of facts concerning many 
ot the early immigrants to this country and in tracing such portions as affect 
his kin. the compiler will aid and encourage other families of Flemish de'^cenl 
to make the effort of locating their ancestors beyond sea. Alliances with the 
family of Peter Paul Rubens, the great artist, and with the Stier Family of 
Antwerp are well worthy of perpetuation in record form and of a pardonable 
pride among their living descendants. The intricacies of descent have been 
tersely set forth and beautifully arranged by the compiler who shows a fine 
genealogical sense and confines his facts to simple, direct statement, without 
going into collateral speculations and digressions. The paper and printing of 
the work is worthy of admiration and imitation and it was a happy thought to 
add the facsimilies of family signatures from original documents in the Ant- 
werp archives. 

Middletown Upper Houses. A History of the North Society of Mid- 
dletown, Ct., 1650-1800. with genealogical and biographical chapters on early 
families and a full genealogy of the Ranney family, by Charles Col lard Adams, 
M.A.. Secretary, Treasurer, etc. Cloth. Octavo, pp. 847. The Grafton Press, 
New York. 1908. 

This book begins with an account of the first settlements in Connecticut 
prior to 1651, when Mattabeseck (1653 Middletown) was made a town. Upper 
Houses was finally called Cromwell in 185 1. The history of this place is full 
and interesting. The descendants of Thomas Ranney occupy the pages from 
143 to 505. Brief genealogies follow of Bulkely, Butler, Clark, Doolittle, Ed- 
wards, Eells, Gaylord, Gridley, Hall, Hubbard, Hurlburt, Keith, Kelsey, Kirby, 
L'Hommedieu, Prout, Riley. Sage, Savage, Smith, Stocking, Stow, Treat, War- 
ner, White, Wilcox, and Williams families. The book throughout is profusely 
illustrated. A three column index of fifty-eight pages concludes the volume 
which will prove satisfactory to many. It would have been preferable to 
have the genealogies follow the approved plan adopted by the Register and 
Record but nevertheless the work is welcome. 

Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population, by 
George B. Louis Arner, Ph.D. Paper, Octavo, pp. 99. New York, Columbia 
University. 1908. 

The subject of intermarriages among kin is ably treated by the author, who 
has grouped the more striking features of such alliances into seven chapters, 



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and while he does not claim an exhaustive statistical examination of the 
question, he has clearly set forth such principles as should be deduced from the 
material available. Although the pamphlet is not of a genealogical nature yet 
it will prove of value to tht)se who study the history of families and by calling 
the attention of genealogists to this phase of social life, may result in valuable 
facts and discoveries. The author's style is clear and logical and his work 
shows much erudition. 

George Morton, of Plymouth Colony, and some of His De- 
scendants, by John K. Allen. Paper, Royal Octavo, pp. 43. Privately 
printed. 1908. Full Index. 

The first known record of George Morton was in the Dutch Church 
Records of Leyden, Holland, and describes him as "merchant, from York in 
England, accompanied by Thomas Morton his brother and Roger Wilson, his 
acquaintance, ' and married to Juliana Carpenter, maid from Bath in England, 
accompanied by Alexander Carpenter, her father, and Alice Carpenter, her 
sister, and Anna Robinson, her acquaintance. The marriage took place "23 
July — 2 August, 1612." He came to Plymouth in the ship Anne during the 
latter part of July, 1623, was a brother-in-law of Gov. William Bradford, and 
was probably the author gf " Mourt's Relation," the first publication of informa- 
tion about the adventure of the Pilgrims. Nothing indicates his original place of 
residence in England, and his English ancestry has never been authoritatively 
traced, but the author has followed down the first four generations in America 
with great accuracy and has continued certain branches down to the tenth 
generation. The arrangement and treatment of this genealogy is altogether 
admirable, following as it does, the best principles of recording descent and 
clearly and concisely setting forth the link without going into collateral 
branches and unnecessary detail. The paging, printing and type used show 
the taste of a trained genealogist, and the sole regret is that the pamphlet is 
not bound in cloth for the greater preservation of its valuable contents. 

Two Centuries of New Milford, Conn., an account of the Bi-Cen- 
tennial Celebration of the founding of the town, held June 15, 16, 17 and 18, 1907, 
with a number of historical articles and reminiscences. Prepared under the 
direction of the Historical Committee by various citizens of New Milford and 
by the editorial department of the Grafton Press. Cloth, Octavo, pp. 307. 
Index. The Grafton Press, New York. 1907. 

The selection of special writers to deal with the dififerent subjects of 
interest in the history of the early towns, appears to be a wise method of 
collecting into one volume historical matter which could not be compiled by 
one author without great labor and research and credit is due to the editorial 
department of The Grafton Press, for inaugurating this method of arranging 
and preserving town and county histories. John Noble in 1707 erected the first 
log house in what was to be later New Milford, and by 1712, he and his son had 
been joined by twelve other families. Later John Read laid claim to this land 
but after no less than fifteen lawsuits, finally abandoned the struggle and 
removed to Redding. Thereafter the new town flourished and the names of 
Boardman, Taylor, Noble, Gaylord, Bostwick, Canfield, Baldwin, Griswold, 
Sherman, Sanford, Mygatt, Marsh, Hine and Turrill appear among the promi- 
nent settlers. Its most celebrated citizen was Roger Sherman, whose career 
during the War of the Revolution was conspicuous for sound legal sense and 
patriotism. The book is divided into two parts, the first relating to the ancient 
history of the town, the war records, the old houses and cronology, etc., and the 
second to the Bi-Centennial exercises, The illustrations consist of portraits of 
prominent citizens and some of the points of interest in the town, and are 
admirable half-tones, while the entire appearance of the book reflects credit 
upon its publishers, whose enterprise merits commercial success. 

New Jersey Archives. First Series, Volume XXVII. Newspaper 
Extracts, Vol. VIII, 1770-1771. Edited by William Nelson. Cloth, Octavo, 
pp. 713. Full Index. The Press Printing and Publishing Co., Paterson, 
N. J. 1905. 

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n.«,P'^ volume continues the good work of collecting into referable shape the 
E^rs^o'r^ie?.'^"'''"'.".^ the State of New Jersey^nd in no way fal'ls be- 
brafed Mnn r f I"' ""a^^^ '^"^'- J^ ^°"^^'"^ "^^ny references to the cele- 

brated Non-Importation Agreement, by which the people pledged themselves 

To the "'h°'' '""P^r ^"^"'.'^ ^^P'^^' ""^'1 '^^ '^^ and sugar taxes^were removed 
anenfn.. '"r^'^^u"' ^",'^'^" Purchase and to the East Jersey Proprietors 
he^n^.^ a'^'u ^^Tt'^^^'S'' ^" '^^ ^^"^^: ^*^ ^^^ B"'ish Garrisons at Eliza- 
beth, Perth Amboy, New Brunswick and Freehold; to the Stage lines; to 
runaway servants and slaves, etc.. and to hundreds of other minor facts 
appearing in notices advertisements, letters, etc. This material will prove 
invaluable to future State historians, for no surer evidence of the minds and 
motives of people is to be had, than the items contained in the newspapers of 
tne times. The press work and binding is simple but eEfective and this book is 
unitorm with the other volumes of the series. 

New Jersey Archives. Second Series, Volume III. Newspaper Ex- 
tracts. Vol. Ill, 1779. Edited by William Nelson. Cloth, Octavo. pp:786. The 
John L. Murphy Publishing Co.. Trenton, N. J. 1906. 

This volume chiefly relates to the progress of the War of the Revolution, 
of which the most notable episodes dealt with are the Battle of Minisinck; 
Col. Sincoe's dash on New Brunswick; the Lee-Laurens duel; the depreciation 
of the currency; the Governor Livingston and Sir Henry Clinton correspon- 
dence; the British raid on Elizabeth; and the raids of the Loyalists on the 
so-called "New Jersey Volunteers;" and the events at Washington's Head- 
quarters at Middlebrook. Mingled with these war reports are the usual 
advertisements for sales of real estates, recovery of runaway slaves, eloping 
wives, and trade notices. In brief, the volume is a running diary of the men, 
time and places of 1779. and contains much valuable and curious information. 
In conjunction with the First Series, which deals with the Colonial period, the 
Second or Revolutionary Series, will fill out the annals of New Jersey, a 
State which was one of the most active and important battlegrounds in the 
struggle between the large landed proprietors and the small village tradesmen, 
and which as stragetic ground was alternately occupied by British and 
Patriot troops for many years of the war. This Series of Volumes of New 
Jersey History are all important and should be found in every Library of any 
size in the United States. 

John Watts de Peyster, by Frank Allaben. Cloth, Octavo, Two 
Volumes, pp. 660, with Index. Frank Allaben Genealogical Co., New York. 

Perhaps there was no more interesting period in the constructive history of 
New York than that between the years 1820 and 1880, when the times, the 
customs, the manners and the populace all underwent those mighty changes 
which have brought about the present growth of the Imperial City. The late 
General dePeysier was a prime mover in many of these progressions and until 
his death remained one of the most interesting links betvveen past and present 
New York. Of ancient and most honorable lineage, of kin to some of the best 
representative families in this State, possessed of an independent fortune and a 
generous income, of marked intelligence and ability, he early in life devoted 
himself to the study of military affairs, and by his sound advice and energetic 
efforts effected wide reforms in the Militia and Fire Department of the State of 
New York. For these services he was rewarded with the rank of Brigadier- 
General, and later breveted Major-General by the Legislature of the State 
of New York. 

As an author of numerous monographs on a great range of subjects and as 
a military critic of the battles of the Revolutionary and Civil War, his writings 
always commanded the respect and attention of those interested m such 
subjects. Mr. Allaben is admirably fitted for the task of being his biographer, 
not only for his special genealogical knowledge, but for his ability to digest 
and put together the countless facts of interest found in the private diaries and 


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writings of Mr. dePeyster. He has, when possible, made the General relate in 
his own language the important facts in his career and thus permitted the man 
to be his own defender and the reader his own critic. A complete biography 
of General dePeyster's writings is annexed to the second volume, as well as a 
full index, whicli greatly adds to the value of the work as a book of reference. 
The portraits and other illustrations are clear and well chosen and the pub- 
lication merits the approval of the general reading public. 

The Sanxav Family and Descendants of Rev. Jacques Sanxay, 
Huguenot Refugee to England in 1685, by Theodore Y . Sanxay, A. M., LL.B. 
Cloth, Quarto, pp. 217, with Index. Privately printed. New York. 1908. 

The name of Sanxay is unusual and can be traced back to the beginning 
of the Christian Era. Its Latinized form is Sensacus (A. D. 936) or Sancium, 
and there is a town in France, called Saxay, in the Province of Pitow, which 
existed as early as 300, A. D., but all indications go to prove that the family 
name existed before the town was established. Of several families of the 
name in France, that of Pierre Sanxay of Saintes, Pastor of a Reformed 
Church in 1569 is the first that can be traced of the present English family of 
the name. He was probably of gentle, if not noble birth, and the records of 
his church, commencing October, 1570, are still preserved. The compiler has 
traced out several branches in France and the main branch in England, from 
which springs the American branch, being descended from Rev. Jacques 
Sanxay, refugee to England in 1685, and pastor of St. Olaves Church, Exeter, 
England. The lines are clearly and fully established and the author has 
cleverly arranged his extensive facts in the smallest possible space. The 
research for the work must have been difficult and expensive, dealing as it does 
with ancient French notarial records, and the compiler exhibits a sound 
genealogical sense in his collection of family history. The type and fine paper 
used in this work leaves nothing to be desired, and it is an acquisition to the 
shelves of those interested in family research. 

Colonial Families of the United States of America, in which is 
given the history, genealogy and armorial bearing of Colonial Families who 
settled in the American Colonies from the time of the settlement of Jamestown, 
13th May, 1607, to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775. Edited by George 
Norbury Mackenzie, LL.B. Cloth, large Octavo, pp. 730. Full Index. The 
Grafton Press, New York. 1907. 

The aim of this work is to make a complete and reliable record, devoted 
exclusively to those .American families whose Colonial ancestors laid the foun- 
dations of the Republic, and the editor has brought to this monumental task 
great research, learning and ability, not only in tracing out his material from a 
mass of documentary data and traditional dicta, but in arranging and con- 
densing his facts into reasonable bulk. Necessarily many of the pedigrees 
displayed in this volume, must have been supplied by the heads of the families 
interested and it would have been impossible for the editor to verify all the 
facts claimed, not only as to the right to bear coat-armor, but as to the original 
ancestor named and his location in Old England. Vast as is the difference 
between statement and proof of descent, the chasm is still more wide between 
bearing arms by right or by tradition. The desire of all good republicans for 
heraldic devices is after all an innocent vanity, and perhaps the strongest 
proof of our descent from the English commoners lies in the American Social 
classes so "dearly loving a Lord." 

The editor of the work has wisely avoided the pitfalls of his task in 
accepting, without comment, those few claims which must try even the 
strongest genealogical faith, and simply records the pedigrees sent, leaving 
the reader the privilege of taking the claim with a grain of salt. The greatest 
value of the work lies in those pedigrees compiled since the date of arrival of 
the original ancestor in this country and such charts seem to be full, accurate 
and admirably arranged. The printing of the work follows the best English 
traditions and the type, paper and wood cuts of the arms all are worthy of this 
fine publication. The bulk of the families named are from the Southern 
Colonies and it is hoped that in the projected future editions of the work 

^9°^*1 Accessions to the Library. ^qq 

" a?m?ge^s ••l.fTe^cordT'" ^' ^^"""'^^ '" '"°''" °^ '^" ^^^ Englanders who are 

fnr till'' ^"""^ ^T^^}^1 ^" '"^"^ense amount of genealogical information and 
for th.s reason should become a standard reference work on the book shelves 

witr/rZ'^Sf '' H ^ ^""l ^^'"'^ '"^"y '?«''^ f^^^^ concerning the families deah 
with from Its readers and critics, who thus may aid in solving those genealogical 
problems which have caused and continue to cause so much controversy 

The Association of Descendants of Andrew Ward, January ioo7 
Paper, i2mo, pp. 12 And Report of the Proceedings at the UNVEiLiNG 
OF the Andrew Ward Monument. Fairfield. Conn. Paper Oaavo. 

These pamphlets relate to the Annual Meeting, Officers and Members 
and general mformation concerning the Society of Descendants of this early 
Connecticut settler and gives a brief biography and a description of the 
monument erected to his memory on the 13th June, 1907. 

They form an appropriate record of the honor paid to an early Colonial 
magistrate by his numerous descendants. 

LoOMis Family. A complete revision of the Loomis Genealogy, edition 
of 1875, by Dr. Elias Loomis, is now in the course of preparation. It will con- 
tarn important discoveries made by Prof. C. S. Hoppin, Jr., in regard to the 
English ancestry of the family from the Church Records at Haxted, England 
extending back to 1540, and will contain much new material concerning the 
American branches of the family, brought down to date, and numbering over 
12,000 names of persons born Loomis, verified descendants of the pioneer 
Joseph Loomis. Any one who may be interested should communicate with 
Mr. Elisha L. Loomis, Pres. Loomis Genealogical Association, Berea, O. 


June 16 to Septernber 10, jgo8. 



Allaben, Frank. — John Watts de Peyster, 

Christie, Mrs. Susan Cantrill. — Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy. 

Flagg, Norman G. — Flagg Family Records. 

Goodwin, James J. — History of Christ Church, Hartford, Conn., Vol. H. 

Grafton Press, The. — Our American Barclays. History of Thomas and Anne 
(Billopp) Farmar. Two Centuries of New Milford, Conn. Middletown 
Upper Houses. Life and Letters of Andrew Ellicott. Descendants of 
James Cole of Plymouth. Colonial Families. 

Johnson, R. Winder. — Ancestry of Rosalie Morris Johnson, Vol. II. 

Merritt, Douglas. — Dunlap's History of New York. Sabine's Loyalists. Docu- 
mentary History of the Church in Connecticut. 

Morrison, George Austin, Jr.— New York Society, Sons of the Revolution, 
Year Books for 1893, 1896, 1899. Annual Report State Historian, N. Y., 
Vol. I. Bontell's English Heraldry. Cussan's Handbook of Heraldry. 
New Paltz Church Records. Hazard Family. Heitman's Register. Baird's 
Huguenot Emigration to America. Military Papers of Daniel D. Tomp- 
kins, Vol. I. St. Nicholas Society's Advance Sheets. Society of Colonial 
Wars, Constitution, Addresses and Year Books. 

Murray, Harold G.— Record of the Class of 1893, Princeton University. 

New York State Library.— Van Rensselaer Bowler Manuscripts. 

Sanxay, Theodore F.— Sanxay Family. 

Shedd, Mrs. G. V.— Records of the First Church, Preston, Conn. 

Stark, James H.— Dorchester Day. 

Swartwout. William Merrill.— Swartwout and Ketelhuyn Chromcles. 

3IO Accessions to the Library. [Oct., 1908. 

Pamphlets, Etc. 

Bacon, Edwin F., Ph.D. — Tombstone Inscriptions, Lourens, N. Y., manuscript. 

Betts, C. \V. — Royal Lineage of Charles C. Betts, manuscript. 

Brink, Benjamin. — Olde Ulster. 

Commissioner of Education. — List of Publications of the American Bureau of 

Cornell, Rev. John. — Ancestry of Rev. John Cornell, pedigree chart. 

Corporation Counsel, The. — Vice-President Clinton's Funeral Honors. 

First Reformed Church. — Church Tablet. 

Genealogical Society of Pa. — Collections, III, 3. 

Grafton Press, The. — The Grafton Press Magazine, I, i. 

Harris, Edward Doubleday. — The Suffolk Association of Congregational 
Churches and Ministers. Biography of Ezekiel Cheever. Robert Roxby. 
Records Congregational Church, East Hampton, Conn. Moore Chart. 
Genealogist's Note Book. Historical and Genealogical Department, 
Literary Era. Old Ipswich. Reports of the Secretary of State and State 
Librarian, Conn. Report of Commission of Public Records. Josiah 
Harris of East Machias, Me. Genealogical Exchange, 4 vols. 

Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio. — Quarterly Publication. 

Holbrook, Levi. — N. E. Historical and Genealogical Society's Proceedings. 

Holden, J. A. — History of Chestertown Presbyterian Church. Chestertown 
Presbyterian Church Centennial. 

Horton, Byron Barnes. — Horton Family Year Book. 

Jennison, H. L. — Ancestry of Harrie Lee Jennison, Pedigree Chart. 

Junkin, F"rancis T. A.— Genealogical Chart of Alexander and Allied Families. 

Morrison, George Austin, Jr. — General Society, Sons of the Revolution, Di- 
rectory, 1905. Supplement to N. Y. Society, S. R., Year Book, iSqq. 

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Connecticut Census of 1790. 

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Maine Census of 1790. 

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Aarsen Cornells, 276, 
Aartsen, Clara Pels, 183 

Gerrit, 183 
Aartsz, Jan, 270 
Abbot, Nancy, 166 
Abbott, A. S., 68 

Benjamin, 68 

iames, 68 
■ yman, 237 

Wni., 4g 
Abeel, Magdalen, 90 
Abel, Alice, 126 

Charlotte, q6 
Abell, Wm., 49 
Abeisen, Salomon, 118 
Ackley, Abbel, 126 

Hannah, 216 

Hannah Shavilear, 126 

Phebe Cole, 200 

Thomas, 200 
Adams. Anne, 127 

Charles Collard, 305 

John, 296 

iohn Quincy, 207 
lary, 128 

Sibel, 128 

Tanaatje, 279 

Thomas, 129 

Unice Wheeler, 129 

Ursilla, 128 
Adkens, Abigail Ogles, 168 

George, 168 
Adriance. Diana Hogland, 242 

Hilliche, 242 

Ida Schenck, 242 

Isaac, 242 

Letitia van Wyck, 142 

Lorine Griffin, 242 

Rem, 242 

Theodorus, 242 
Ahrens, Anna Maria, 96 

Tohn, 96 

Margaret, 32 

Margretha Alsguth, 96 
Akein, Phebe. 128 
Akerly, Lucy D., 138, 139, 301 

Lucy Dubois, 58, 129, 193 
Akin, , 215 

Albro, mrs., 222 

Rhoda, 215 
Alberts, Annitje, 181 

Jannetje, 279 
Albright, Catharine, 286 

Polly, 286 
Alexander, family, 310 

Charles Beatty, 226, 231 

Jane Allen, 168 

William. 168 
Alfrenk, Anna Myers, 95 

Bernard, 95 

John Frederick, 95 

William Henry, 95 
Alger, Aziibah, 126 
AUaben, Frank. 307, 3o9 
Allen. Hannah Randel, 127 

Isaac B., 88 

James. 127 

Jane, 168 

John K., 232, 306 

Jonathan, 127 

.\llen, Luise Lamb, 127 

Martha Grimma, 167 

Mary Skillman, 88 

Mercy, 127 

Sussanah, 127 

William, 167 
Allerton, Louis Autherton, 127 

Reuben, 127 
Allyard, Amy, 196 
Alnsley, Elizabeth Johnson, 

Ozias, 172 
Aloff, Mary, 37 
Alsguth, Margretha, 96 

Maria. 96 
Alsop. John, 70 
Alston, Japhet, 264 

ieffries, 172 
loses, 20 

Sarah, 264 

Sarah Ann, 20 

Sarah Ann Decker, 20 

Sarah Decker, 172 
Alvord, James Hall, 66 

Lucy Cooke, 66 
Amerman, Aultje, 108 
Amhurst, Edward, 217 

Mary, 217 
Ammeman, Elizabeth, 178 

John. 178 

Rebekkah, 178 
Anisinck. Gustav, 222 
Ana, negro. 254 
Andee. Maria. 265 
Anderson tamily, 142 

John Corbet, 227 

Leah. 8 

Maria L., 291 

Mary Sargent, 170 

Robert, 170 

Rosetta, 161 

Sarah. 107 
Andrews family, 229 

Ann, 52 

Chas.. 163 

th O. 



Flora Skillman. 163 

Hannah Purves, 128 

Lydia, 225 

Mary. 53 

Samuel H.,288 

William. 128 
Andries, Geertruyt, 275 

Herman, 8 

Lena. 8 

Marritje, 183 
Andros. gov.. 275 
Androvette, Catharme, 108 
Andrus, Aniss Nickerson, 216 

Eliakim, 216 
Angell. Catherine Latham, 83 

Mary Waterman. 83 

Olney. 83 
Angella. negro, 219 
Anjevine. Esther. 129 
Annible. Mary E., 291 
Anthony, Allard. 181, 275 

Clara, 89 
Apgar, John Gardner, 56 

Apgar, Levi. 56 

Rachel Skillman. 56 
Appleby. Benjamin. 105 

Sarah Van Pelt, 105 
Applegate, Lydia, 52 
Archer, Eleanor Frewin, 200 

Humphrey, 299 ' 

John, 299 

Samuel, 299 
Sarah Odell,299 
Arcuarinz, William, 300 
Armin, Jane, 50 
Armstrong, Amelia, 25 

James, 25 

Rose, 25 
Arner, George B. Louis, 305 

George Byron Louis, 66, 


G. Louis, 148 
Arnold, adjutant, 15 

Anna, 136 

Dorithy Comstock. 211 

Ellen, 163 

Jacob, 27 

lames N., 71, 230 

John, 6i 

Maria Louisa, 27 

Samel, 213 

Susan Ann Ferine Bird, 
Aroe, Elizabeth Stilwell, 172 

Richard, 172 
Arthur, William, 33 
Ashley, Jerusha, 129 

Sarah, 126 
Ashton, Harriet, 11 

N. H. E., 148 
Atkins, miss, 19 
Atwater, Anna Mix, 205 

David, 205 

Eliza, 205 

Jeremiah, 205 

Jonathan, 205 

Jonathan, jr., 205 

Joseph, 205 

Martha Bradley, 205 

Sarah Thomas, 205 

Ruth Peck, 205 
.■\twell, Sarah, 200 
Atwill, Pane, 126 

Ruth Lamb, 126 

Sarah, 129 
Atwood. Elijah. 114 

Joseph, 114 

Sarah, 213 
Aukes, Dowe. 37 

Mary Viele, 37 
Ausin. .Abraham, 128 

Eunice Taylor, 128 
Austin, family, 142 
Autherton, Bathsheba Mead, 

lonathan, 127 

Louis. J27 
Avery, Catharine Crips, 262 

Deborah King, 127 

Geo.. 262 

George, 262 

Grace, 262 

James, jr., 209 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Avery, Joseph, 127 

Mary, 209 

Temperance, 20Q 

Thomas, 179. 180 
Ayers. Maggie, 164 
Ayre, Elizabeth Smith, 168 

John, ib8 
Ayres, Rachel Corey, 86 
Ayscou^h, Ann, 219 

Kichard. 219 

Richard Moore, 220 .-^ 

Babcock, Oliver, 131 
Susanna, 131 

Bachelor, Louisa Skillman, 286 
Martha Ann, 286 
William. 286 

liachus, Brock, 105 

Ji)hn, 105 

Backer, Elbertie Evertse, 281 
Evert Luycase, 281 

Backus. Joseph, 127 
Mary E., 53 
Olive Park, 127 

Bacon, Edwin F., 310 
Horace S., 148 
William Plumb, 147, M" 

Bailis, Rhoda, 129 

Bain (Ben), Eieanora, 38 
Margerie, 119, 282 
Mar^erie (Meseri), 123 
Marjerie, 38 

Baker, family, 72, 74 
Andrew, 177 
Benjamin, jun., 126 
Betsy Haughwout, 25 
Catharine, 177 
Charity Wandel, 169 
Charles Edward, 72, 74 
Debby Ann, 266 
Deborah Hatheld, 171 
Eliza Romer, 19, 22 
Elizabeth Burningham, 

Elizabeth Prickett. 177 
Elizabeth Romer, 26 
Ellen, 28, 30 
Fanny, 129 
James, 99 

James Henry, 19 
eremiah, it)9, 266 

Jeremy, 171 

Joanna, 99 

John, 18, 19, 22, 26, 49, 169, 
177. 268 

John William, 26 

julia Ann, 99 
late, 164 

Martha, 171 

Mary, 25 

Mary Ellen, 22 

Mary Sliavilier, 126 

Rachel, 266 

Sarah, 172, 287 

Sarah Butler, 169 

Sarah Elizabeth, 99 

Susan, 25 

Wandel, 25 
Balch family, 74 

William Lincoln, 74 
Baldin, Johanneke, 120 

Seilos, 120 
Baldwin, 306 

Evelyn Briggs, 66, 138, 

Frances Kelly, 167 
Isaac. 167 

ioseph E.,90 
lary E. Jewell, 90 
Baliss, Anne, 126 
Ball family, 70 
Ballard, Bernice Harris, 85 
Edward, 85 


Ballou, , 122 

family, 226 

Aurelia Anna Pierce, 226 

Peter, 77 
Baltzer, Margt., 30 
Banker, mr., 104 

Ellen, 100 
Banning, Gerbrand Klaez, 269 
Banta, Eliza, 256 
•^ Euphemia M., 267 

Jacob, 2S6 

Iane, 2^6 
laria, 24 

Sylva, 267 

Wiart, 267 
Bantea, Elizabeth Wood, 171 

Jacob, 171 
Banting, Tolson, 48 
Banyar, Geo., 48 
Barber, Aaron, 203 

Abigail Wood, 203 

Caroline C. T., 204 

Elijah, 203 

Elizabeth Green, 204 

Harriet, 204 

Harriet E. Lines, 203 

'ames, 204 
ane , 203 

,ohn, 204 

John W., 204 

Abigail Loomis, 203 

John Warner, 203 

iosiah, 203 
lary Douglas, 203 

Mary Warner, 203 

Rosanna, 289 

Ruth. 204 

Ruth Green, 203, 204 

Sarah Drake, 203 

Thomas, 203 
Barbour, Charles, 266 

Edward, 266 

Eliza Christopher, 266 

Margrett, 266 
Barclay family, 301 

Barbara Deas, 301 

Cornelia Barclay, 301 

Elizabeth Skillman, 52 

Hannah, 108 

Henry, 191 

iohn, S2 
I'ancy, 191 

Sarah, 162 

Thomas, 301 
Bard, Judith, 170 
Bardine, Dorcas, 107 
Bardsle, Nehemiah, 213 

Rebak. 214 

Sarah, 213 
Bardwell, Chester, 113 

Eunice Bigelow, 113 
Barents, Ariaanije, 40 

Geesie, 181 
Barger, David, 176 

Henry, 168, 176 

Mary. 173 

Mary Tyson, 168, 176 

Sara Cortelyou, 176 

Barker family, 142 

Elizabeth A. Skillman, 53 

Faith, 127 

John, 78 

Peleg H., 53 „ 

Trvphene, 128 
Barlow, Esther Orsborn, 215 

Hubbard, 217 

Joseph. 215 

Polly Hubbell,2i7 
Barnard, Christian Warren, 
197, 198 

Simon, 197, 198 

Symon, 197 

Barnes, , 218 

family, 69, 73 
Charles Wheeler, 231 
Edward. 261 
Eliza, 2S9 

Elizabeth, 98, 129, 170 
Fredeiic, 104 
George, 98 
Geo. Western, 259 
G. VV.. 205 
Johanna, 168 
John, 2UI 
Joshua, 69 
Louisa Ketteltas,98 
Marjjarett, 261 
Maria Mearill, 261 
Mary Louisa, 102, 104 
Polly Tyler, 129 
Robert, 98, 102, 104 
Sarah, III 
Sarah Louisa, 102 
Thomas, 69 
Thomas, jr., 129 
Trescott C, 69 
Barney, family. 229 

Letta. ibi 
Barns, .'\ntiis. 216 
Charles, 216 
Eliuer, 213 
Mercy Leach, 216 
Barnstable, lamily, 91 

Barnum, . 214 

.\bigail Bass, 215 
Anna Towner, 213 
Anne, 216 
David, 213 
Dorcas, 21S 
Lois Wheeler, 214 
Nathan, 214 
Seth, 215 
Silence, 214 
Thankful Hollister, 214 
Timothy, 214 
Barre, Mary, 6 
Barrit, .\bigail,2i4 
Barron, mrs., 220 
P'atiny, 260 
John, 260 
Joseph, 260 
Mari' Connor, 260 
Barsley, Joanna, 110 

John, 110 
Barss, Abigail Barrit, 214 

Benjamin. 214 
Barth, Elisai.eth Schmidt, 97 
George, 97 
John, 97 
Bartholen, Catharine, 261 

iohn, 261 
lary, 261 
Bartholew, Catharina, 258 

John, 258 

Mary, 258 

Mary Palmer, 258 
Bartine, John D., S3 

Margaret Vanderveer, 53 
Barton, , 264 

Austin, 168. 172 

Catharine Colon, 172 

Conrad, 29 

Elizabeth, 170 

Isaac. 172 

Ioseph. 172, 174 
,ucy Egbert, 172, 264 

Mary, 106, 171 

Mary Ann, 264 

Rebecca Burbank, 168,172 

Sarah, 172, 263 

William, 172 
Bascom, Robert O., 232 
Bass, .Abigail, 215 

Lowis, 214 
Basse, Dettmar, 95 

Dettmar, mrs., 9S 

Index of Names in Volutne XXXIX. 


Basson, Susanna, 42, 184 
Bastido, David Comfort, 164 

Hannah Skillman, 164 
Bates, family, 72 

Betty, 128 

Lois, 127 
Batsford, B. T., 142 
Batten, Mary Hinslif, io6 

Thomas. 106 
Bauer, Catherine, 94 
Baxter, Bathshua, 134 

Hannah, 134 

Hannah King, 134 

Richard, 134, 135 

Svsanna, 134 
Bayard, Nicolaes, 276 

Samuel, 145 
Bayley, Barnabas Horton, 136 

Benjamin, 135 

Christian, 136 

Dabro, n6 

Gamalief, 136 

Jonathan, 135, 136 

Lucretia, 136 

Mary, 135 

Mathajel, 136 

Stephen, 133, 135 

Susanna, 135 

Susanna Conklin, 135 

Susannah, 136 

Temperance, 132, 133 
Baylies, mr., 67 
Beach, rev. mr., 220 
Beardslee, Mary, 129 

Sarah, 128 
Bean, Elisabeth, 124 

James, 124 
Beard, Hannah, 106 
Beardsley, Hannah Griffin, 284 

lohiel, 284 

Sylvia, 123, 284 
Beams, Mary, 217 
Beatty, Ann. 262 

Ann Denice, 20 

Ann Jacobson, 172 

Ann M. Bryant, 264 

Anne, 168 

Cornelius, 172 

Edw., 172 

Edward, 20, 105, 176, 261- 

Eleanor, 263-265 

Eleanor Cortelyou, 105 

Eleanore 172 

Ellenor Louisa, 20 

Eleonore Cortelyou, 176 

Eliza Cortelyou, 176 

Elizabeth, 262 

Elizabeth Lake, 170 

Ellen, 263 

Isabella, 265 

Jacob, 176 

James, 264, 266 

John, 170,262 

Maria Housman, 266 

Mary Barger, 273 

Sarah, 170, 259 

Susan, 266 

Thomas, 266 

William, 173 
Beaumont, Betsey Skillman 
Erwin, 91 

Harrison, 91 

Jackson, 91 

Joan Jentilman, 194 

John. 91 

Louisa, 91 

Sarah Ann, 91 

Stuckert. miss, 91 

Thomas, 194 

William, 91 
Beavens, Julia Harris, 85 

R. S., 85 

Bechler, J. C, 177 

John C , 177 
Beck, F. C. L.,219 
Beeker, , 278 

Gertraut, 184 

Wilhelmg, 184 
Beckwith, Cordelia, 289 

Harmanus, 289 

Lewis, 182 

Mary Skillman, 289 

Samuel, 289 

Sarah Skillman, 289 
Bedel, Sarah. 107 
Bedell, Elnesly, 174 

Benjamin, 257 

Cornelius, 169 

Elizabeth Jacobson, 169 

Esther, 263 

Hannah Fepperill Van 
Pelt) 173 

Hilletje, 169, 177, 254 

James, 263 

Mary Ann, 263 

Richard, 173 

Richd, 174 

Sara, 174 
Bedillion, Eliza Peterson, 265 

Joseph, 265 
Bedlow, Isaac, 276 
Beebe. Elizabeth, 63 

Esther, 210 
Beebee, Abigal, 128 ' 

Amon, 136 ~ 

Anna, 136 

Anna Arnold, 136 

Benjamin, 136 

iames, 131 
.ucretia, 136 

Mary, 132 

Oliver. 132 

Kebecka. 132 

Samuel, 136 

Susanna fiabcock, 131 

Susanah, 132 
Beebeee, Amon, 136 
Beecher, Henry Ward, 238 
Beekman. Abraham C, 90 

Catharine Van Dyke, go 

Catrina De Boogh (De 
Bow), go 

Christofrel, go 

Christofiel C, 87 

Christopher, 90 

Elizabeth Houghton, 90 

Gerardus, 90 

Louisa, 90 

Magdalen Abeel, 90 

Martha, 87 

Martha Veghte, go 

Mary De la Noy, 90 

Mary Van Dyke, 87 

Rachel Cruser, 90 

Willem, go 
Beelle, Estabel, igb 
Beers, Joseph. 106 

Mary Barton, 106 
Beglo, Elisabeth, 105 
Behier, Deborah Cleaveland, 

Samuel, 126 
Behrens. Cathrina, 96 
Belden, Abegal, 125 

Abigail, 12S 

Abigail Kobbins, 124 

Catherine. 125 

Dorcas Gillette. 125 

Eliphal Tabor, 125 

Elizabeth, 125 

Jane, 125 

Janetie, 12S 

J a n e t i e (Johanneke) 
Knickerbocker, 124, 125 

Janetie Knickerbocker, 

Belden, Joseph, 125 

ipseph. mrs., 121 
Latrine, 125 

Laurentz, 125 

Lourens, 125 

Lowrens, 125 

Mary, 123, 125, 284 

Silas, 123-125. 284 

Silas, sen., 125 

Susanna \Vheeler, 125 

Tabor, 125 

Thomas, 200 
Beldin, Jannetje (Johanneke) 
Knickerbocker, 38 

Silas, 38 
Belding, Silas, 122 

Silas, jr., 284 
Belin, Allard, 47. 48 

James, 47, 48 

Jane Mary, 48 

Jane Montague, 47 

John, 47 

Mary, 47, 48 
Bellomont, earl of, 33 
Ben, Antje, 124 
Ben (Bain), Eleanora, 38 

Eleonora (Ellaar, Ellin- 
ar, Helena), 124 

Elisabeth Schot, 123, 124 

Ellaar, 123 

Hugo, 123, 124 

Hui. 123 

James, 124 

Than, 124 

Johanna Lesscher, 124 

Lisabeth, 123, 124 

Margerie, 282 

Marjerie, 38 

Peter, 123 

Pieter, 122, 124 
Benedict, James, 222 

John, 127, 216 

Rhamah Phelps, 216 

Sussanah Allen, 127 
Beneway, Feter, 1H6 
Benham, Alfred, 164 

Alice, 164 

.Amelia Skillman, 164 

Blanche, 164 

Edgar, 164 

Eleanor, 5c, 163 

Elizabeth Skillman, 164 

Esther, 129 

Thomas, 51 

Thomas fi.. 164 

William Leroy, 164 
Benit. Dorithy, 214 
Benitt, Elizabeth Leach, 216 

Stephen, 216 
Benjamin, Bela K., 129 

Louisa Parks, I2g 
Benn, Johan, 123 

Peter, 124 
Benner, Henry, 182 

Wilhelmus, 182 
Bennet, , 10 

Annah Buck, 126 

Maritie, 7 

Mary Titus, 10 

Mat new, 171 

Rachel Rurbauk, 171 

William, 126 
Bennett. Fanny Seeley,224 

J as., 50 

Joseph, 224 

Susan, 164 

Thomas, 224 
Benneway, Marvtje, 186 

Petrus, 186 
Bennidict, Eleazer, 215 

Ruth Hollister, 215 
Bennigh, Agnieta Jacobsdr, 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Bennigh, Jacob, 271 

Jacob Jacobsz, 271 

Maria Jacobsdr., 271 

Wijburch Jansdr. van 
Hoppen, 271 
Bennit, Abigil Hollister, 213 

John, 213 
Bennitt, Mollie Ford, 224 

Thomas, 224 
Benson, Frank Sherman, 137 

Hannah Fills, 129 

Jacob, 301 

Tbanklul, 122 

Tryntje, 301 

William, 129 
Bentley, Abeliuey Shepherd, 

William, 128 
Benton, 157 

Sarah, 204 
Benzien, Lydia, 20 
Berg, Gysbert, 42 
Bergen. Chas. Titus, 10 

Edith Titus, 10 

Geo., 10 
Bergh, Johannes, 185 
Berbank, Patience, 168 
Bernard, Simon, 198 
Bernau. Charles A., 141 
Besee, Phillip, 126 

Sarah Durham, 126 
Beser. Eleanor EUand, 107 

William, 107 
Betts, C. W.,310 

Hannah Raymond, 189 

James O., if 

Jane M., 265 
Biaron, Caroline Weidenmil- 
ler, 29 

Henry. 29 

John, 29 
Bidwell, Sarah, 203 
Bieran, Caroline Weidmuller, 


Elizabeth, 31 

John, 31 
Bigum, Julia, 286 
Bigelow, Anna Day, 113 

Asa, 113 

Betsey, 113 

Delight, 113 

Dorothy, 113 

Dorothy Otis, 113 

Elizabeth Flagg, 113 

Elizabeth Otis, 113 

Elsey, 113 

Eunice, 113 

James. 113 
ohn, 113 

Jonathan, 113 

Joshua, 113 

Mary Warren, 113 

Sarah, 113 

Sarah Tudor, 113 
Biggs, Hannah Beard, 106 

William, 106 
Bigilow, Desire, 168 
Bigler, Adelaide Pinauf, 24 

D., 24 

John F.,95 
Bill, 258 
Billop, Anne, 49 

Christopher, 49, 296, 303 

Mary, 49 

Thomas, 49 
Billopp. Anne, 303 

Charles Farmar, 303 
Birchard, Daniel, 139 

Elizabeth, 139 
Bird, Abraham, 260 

Abm., 257 

Anthony, 177 

Cornelia, 96 

Bird, Cornelius P., 96, 98, 101 
Eliza, 27, 29, 30 
Jane Louisa, 98 

{ohn, 177 
,ydia Eliza Egbert, 96, 
98, 101 

Martha, 260 

Mary Eliza, 96 

Susan Ann, 101 

Susan Ann Perine,27, 260 

Susan Mitchell, 177 
Birkby, Jas., 168, 169 
Bisbalin, Christina, 21 
Bishop. Abigail Wetmore, 62 

Hannah, 130 

John, 130 

Samuel, 62 

Stephen, 130 

Tabitha Wilkinson, 130 
Bixby, Willard Goldthwaite, 66 
Black, Abigail, 19 

Abigail Ann, 22 

F. J.L.,4 

Sarah Baker, 287 

Blackman, Maria, 205 
Blackwell, Margaiet, 53 
Blaine, James G., 238 
Blake, , 260 

Ann, 254 

Betsey, 255 


Edwd., 257 

Elizabeth, 254 

Elizabeth Wood, 254 

EmilyAnna Christopher, 

George W., 25 
Geo. Washington, 99 
'ane, 265 
ohn, 254. 255, 265 
'ary, 168, 25,7, 265 
Mary Ann Wood, 25 
Mary Van Name, 254 
Polly, 255 
William. 254 
Wm., 254 
Blakeslee, Aaron, 204 
Abner, 204 
Anson Green, 205 
Caroline Amelia, 205 
Daniel, 204 
Dinah, 204 
Ebenezer. 204 
Edward Warren, 205 
Geo. Nelson, 204 
Geo. Pierpont, 204 

Grace , 204 

Hannah, 204 
Hannah Potter, 204 
Harriet Evaline, 205 
Harriet Green, 204 

iesse, 204 
ob, 204 
ohn, 204 
ulius Franklin, 204 
,ouisa Evaline, 205 
Marah, 204 
Moses, 204 
Phebe. 204 
Polly Selkirk, 204 
Samuel, 204 
Samuel, jr., 204 
Sarah, 204 
Sarah Benton, 204 
Sarah Tuttle, 205 
Solomon, iii, 112, 201, 202 
Susanna — — , 204 
Thomas, 204 

Blank, AntieTitus, 7 
Elizabeth, 7 
Frans Titus, 7 
Johannes (Isaac), 7 


Blanure, Thomas, 217 
Blaw, Jane, 105 
Bleaker. Judith, 303 
Bleck, Chas. A., 20 

Sophia, 20 
Blisset, Joseph, 46 
Bloch, Chiistian,95 

Louise Marie, 95 

Kebecka Kuief, 95 
Block, Christian, 31 

Henry Christn. Ludwig, 

Rebecca Kniep, 31 
Boardnian, 306 

ane Maria Greenleaf, 7i 
illiam Francis Joseph, 

William F. J.. 7i-73 

Bodine, Abby, 21 
Abby Ann. 30 
Abby .^nn Kinsy, 25, 267 
Abby Kinsy, 19, 28 
Abr., 30 
Abraham, 19, 21, 2S. 28, 


30, 267 
Ibr ■ 

Abraham Brown, 19 
Ann. 174 

Benjamin Johia Kinsy, 

Blake, 260 

Edw., 27 

Elisabeth Martino, 178 

Jacob Howard, 25 

Iames, 174, 262, 267 
ames Edward, 28 
ohn, I7S. 178 
largaret, 267 

Margarett, 262 

Maria Garretson, 175 

Mary, 267 

Mary Ann, 266 

Mary Ann Burbank, 266 

Nathaniel, 175 

Sarah Ann Kinsey, 21 

Vincent, 178, 260 
Boerum, Rebecca, 13 
Bogaer, Cornelia Evertse, 3S 

Jan Lourensen, 35 
Bogaert, Catharina, 37 

Cornelia, 35 

Cornelia Evertse, 34, 37 

Jan Laurensen, 34, 37 

Lysbeth, 37 

Lysbet Janse, 34 
Bogardus. Anatje, 182 

Anna, 39 

Ant., 182 

Anth., 181 

Anthony. 33, 35, 38 

Antony, 36 

Catharina, 284 

Cornelia, 38. 182 

Evert. 39, 182 

Jann, 181, 182 

Jannetie, 36, 182 

Jannetie Knickerbocker 
Lansing, 35 

Jannetje Knickerbocker, 

Jannetje Knickerbocker 

Lansing, 38 
Harmen, 182 
Marya, 38 
Pieter, 38 
William, 276 
Wyntje Cornelise Bosch, 

Bogart, mr., 262 

Catharine Van Pelt, 171 
Cornelia, 35 
Elizabeth, 107 
James Walnut, 100 

hidex of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Bogart, Lawrence H., 100 

Sarah Catharine, 100 

Stephen Martling, 100 
cohni, Hannah, 199 
Bond, Helen, 163 
Bonnar, Elizabeth Waryn, 198 

Robert, 198 
Bonnel, Eliza, 268 

Enos, 268 

Mary, 268 

Rachel, 268 
Bent, Jannetje, 122 
Bookstaver, Jacob Edgar, 65 
Boost, Mary Van Namer, 167 

Peter, 167 
Booth, Abigail, 62 

Constant, 58, 59 

Elexander, 130 

Elislia, 130 

Elslia, 130 

George, 58 

Hannah, 49, 58, 130 

Hannah King, 58 

Hannah Wilmot, 130 


Joseph, 59 

Katherine, 59 

Martha, 58 

Mary, 58 

Mary King, 58 

Mehetabell, 58 

Samuel, s8, 59 

William, 58 
Boram, John, 264 

Mary, 264 

Sarah, 264 
Borrie, Allen, 159 

Annie Routh, 159 
Bosch, Cornells Teunisen, 38 

Maritie Thomase Min- 
gael, 38 

Wyntje Cornelise, 38 
Bostwick, 306 

Laura A., 209 

Mary Beams, 217 

William, 217 
Bossyns, Maria, 36 
Boudet, Jane, 13 
Boudinot, Elias, 47 

Mary, 47 
Bouman, Aeltje Titus, 13 

Cornelus, 13 
Bowen, mr., 65, 138, 220, 222 

Ashley, 107 

Clarence Winthrop, 64- 
66, 136-138,148,151, 233 

Sarah Palmer, 107 
Bowes-Lvon family, 227 
Bowing Edward, 50 

Elizabeth, 50 
Bowlbv, Abraham, io6 

Sara Lake, 106 
Bowne family, 72 

Boycott, , 46 

Boyd family, 72 

Alexander, 24, 27 

Margaret Ann, 24 

Mary, 27 

Rebecca Jane, 24 

Rebecca McNab, 24, 27 

Boyes, Joice, 106 

Bozman, Ann H.Skillraan, 162 

Isaac H.,162 
Bradford, Thomas Lindsley, 

William, 306 
Bradley, Christopher, 136 

Lucretia Gates, 126 

Martha, 205 

Peter Christopher, 136 

William, 126 
Bradshaw, John, 279 

Jno., 9 

Bradshaw, Eliza Ann Pol- 
hemus, 9 

Rebecka Knickerbocker, 
Bradt, Neeltje, 36 
Brainard, Abigail, 200 

Deborah, 208 

Hezekiah, 115 

Homer W., 67 

Martha, 115 

Prudence, 208 
Brainerd, Daniel. 206 

Dorothy, 203 

Elizabeth Green, 109 

Ezra, 203 

George, 203 

Hannah, 203 

Hannah Hungerford, 203 

H. B.,200 

Henry Lyman, 203 

Jeremiah, 109 

Jerusha Smith, 203 

Joseph Hungerford, 203 

Josiah, 203 

{OS. Spencer, 203 
<ucy, no 

Nancy, 211 

Nathan, no 

Prudence, 206 

Prudence Gridley, 206 

Sarah Bidwell, 203 

Sarah Gates, no 

Sally, 210 

Susanna Ventres, 206 

Timothy Green, 203 

William, 203 
Braman, Edward. 136, 137 
Bramble, family, 226 
Brant, Grietje Cornelise, 122 

Jan Willemsen, 122 

Tys, 122 

Willem, 122 
Brasted, Abraham, 176 

Elsea Silvy, 176 

John, 176 

Willempje Bratt, 176 
Brat, Ant., 182 

Reb., 182 
Bratt, Albert Andriessen, 181 

Annetje, Barents Van 
Rotmers, t8i 

Anthony, 182 

Antoni, 181 

B., 182 

Barent, t8i, 182 

B irent Albertsen, 181 

Eefgen Albertse, 181 

Egbert, 38, 181 

Geertruy Pieterse Coey- 
nians Vosburgh, 181 

Hendrick, 181 

Hendricus, 182 

Jan Jansen, 181 

Jannetie, 182 

Johannes, 182 

Johannes Barentsen, 35 

Lysbeth Lansing, 38, 181 

Maria Van Alsteyn, 182 

Neeltje, 117 

Susanna, 38 

Susanna Dircks. 181 

W., 182 

Willempie, 181, 182 

Willempie, 176 

Willempje Teunis, 181 

Brausher, , 9 

Eliza Ann Polhemus 
Bradshaw, 9 
Breasted, LavinaTotten, 173 

Jacob, 17.3 

Peter, 173 

Sarah Crips. i73 
Bredsted, Jemima, 171 

Breen, Enoch P.. 163 

Isabella Skillman, 163 
Breese, Elizabeth, 220 
Breestede. Jan Jansen, 183 
Bressie, Christoffel, 122 

Jannetje. 121, 122 

Styntie Claes, 122 
Bresteed, Engeltic Jans, 183 
Briant, Freeiuve, 12b 
Brigand, Stephen, 48 
Briggs, Patience N'uton, 215 

Zephenk, 215 
Brigham, Mary. 208 
been, 242 

John S., 242 

Tunis, 242 
Brindley, Frances, 103 

Frances Belle, 103 

John, 103 

John Tunis, 103 

William H, 103 
Brink. Benjamin. 310 

Benjamin M., 74. 148, 232 
Brintley. Mary Taylor, 259 
Britt, Catharine Hemmiuni, 

John. 107 
Brittain, .'\iiianda, 23 

Elizabeth .Ann, 23 

Frances Oakly, 23 

Harriet, 23 

Tames, 23 

John, 178 

Mary Theresia, 23 

Patience, 178 

Rachel, 178 

Violetta, 23 
Britten, Frances Oakley, 26 

George Washington Oak- 
ley, 26 

James G., 26 
Britton, Ann, 268 

Ardrae, 169 

Catharine Colon, 105 

Cornelius, 268 

Emily, 24, 31, 98 

Frances Sylvy, 259 

Hamilton, 268 


James, 259 

Jane, 21, 267, 268 

John, 170, 259, 263 

Judith Johnson, 168 

Mary Bodine, 267 

Matilda, 268 

N., q8 

Nathaniel, 105, 106, 267 

Nicholas, 168 

Rachel. 259. 263 

Rachel Burbank, 170 

Sarah, 107, 263 

Sarah Puph, io6 

Brock, , 105 

Brockway, Hannah, 208 
Brogley. Alice Voorhees, 88 

Jacob. 88 
Bromrteld, Phillip. 217 
Bromwich, Ephraim, 218 
Bronck, Jonas. 27s 
Bronk, Agnietje, 183 
Bronson, Henry Trumbull, 221 
Bront, Elizabeth, 106 
Brook, Lizzie S. Skillman, 87 

W. W.,87 
Brooks. David, in 
Brouwer, Arent, 270 
Brown, .Addison, 226, 231 

.Ann, 161; 

Charles Henry, 29 

Deborah, 132 

Dorothy Bigelow, n3 

Edward, 63 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Brown, Eles., 64 

Klisabetli, 132 

Ernest Christie, 65 

Eunice, 126 

Evert, 139 

Hauiiali Olmstead, 127 

Isaac, 47 

Isaac M., 29 

Jane, ii, 63 

Jemima Dyckman, 139 

John, 113 

Jonattian, 132 

Manuel, 165 

Mary, 63, 132 

Mary Martin, 63 

Mary Kouier, 29 

N., 171 

Nathaniel, 172 

Olive, 12b 

Rebecka, 132 

Rebecka Beebe, 132 

Samuel, 63, 132 

Sarah, 47 

Soloman, 127 

Susan Early, 165 

Timothy, 63 

Wni.S., 266 
Browne family, 72 
Browning, Patience Mosher, 


William, 213 
Bruce, i^hilip Alexander, 69, 73 
Bruner, Peter, 12 
Brunholer, August, 102 

Carl August, 102 

Elizabeth, 102 
Bruner, Elizabeth Tytus, 12 
BrunsoQ, Allred,2i6 

Asa, 216 

Elizabeth Hatch, 216 

George, 290 

Hannah Ackley, 216 

Jane Skillnian, 290 
Brush, Abner, 225, 231 

Chauncey H., mrs., 225, 


Laura Hubbard, 225, 231 

Mary, 60 

Thomas, 225 
Brussy, Jannetje, 122 
Brusy, Christotfel, 179 

Jannetje, 179 

Styntje Claes, 179 
Bruyn, Evert, 139 

Magdalena Dyckman,i39 
Bryan, , 86 

Eleanor M. Skillman, 86 

Elijah, 180 
Bryant, Ann M., 264 

David, 129,264 

Elizabeth Lounsbury, 

Hubbard W., 72 
■ John, 46 

Jane, 264 

Melissa N. Skillman 
Franklin, 162 
William L., 162 
Buck, Annah, 126 

Eunice, 128 

Israel, jr., 128 

Josiab Shaw, 11 

Rebecah Eldridge, 128 

Martha J., 11 

Zerviah, 126 
Budd, Mary, 8, 133 

Mary Gillam, 133 
Buel, Mary, 280 
Bugbee, Elizabeth Lockwood, 

John, 127 
Bulk, Joost, 270 
Bulkely family, 305 

Bulkeley, Eliphalet, 114 
Bulkley, Eliza, 206 
Bull, Anne Steward, 126 

James, 126 
Bunce, Jared, 210 

Nancy, 210 

Nancy Spencer, 210 

Thomas, 210 
Bunker, William, 66 
Burbank, Abraham. 258 

Abm., 172, 174, 178 

Ally, 106 

Ann, 169,253, 258 

Anna, 99 

Anna Egbert, 99 

Ann Decker, 174 

Ann Egbert, 171 

Ann Wandell, 265 

Artiiur. 178 

Edward, 21, 267 

Edward Egbert, 21 

Egbert, sr., 24 

Gertrude Egbert, 265 

Hannah Butler, 258 

Isaac, 21, 24, 172, 177, 260, 

Jacob, 253, 265 

Jane Briiton, 21, 267 

John, 168, 171, 174 

John Alfred, 99 

John W., 265 

Jno. W., 99 

Lena, 178 

Lenah, 258 

Martha, 255 

Mary, 174, 266 

Mary Ann, 260, 266 

Mary Ann Enyard, 178 

Peter, 258 

Rachel, 170, 171 

Rebecca, 172 

Rebeka, 168 

Sally Egbert, 260, 267 

Sarah, 21 

Sarah Ann, 21 

Sarah Egbert, 172 
Burchance, Henery, 214 

Zurviah Hall, 214 
Burckerdt, Anthon Friederich, 

iacob, 18 
'eresaScbutzenbach, 18 
Burdick, Lewis D., 222 
Burdine, James, 168, 170 

Elisabeth Egbert, 168 

Margaret Oakley, 170 
Burduff, Hannah, 216 
Burger, col., 259 

Anne Stilwell, 105 

David, 105 

Hannah, 27, 31 

Hetty Vanderbilt, 30 

James, 96 

iohn, 30 
lathias, 30, 31 
Maria, 185 

Maria Jane Noble, 96 
Maria Ottilia, 96 
Martynus, 185 
Mary Ann, 25 
Nicholas, 258 
Burgis, Robert, 196 
Burgher, Elizabeth Stilwell, 
Hannah Tyson, 267 
Jane, 25 

iohn, 267 
lathias, 266, 267 
Mary Ann, 266 
Nichs., 254 

Burke, , 199 

Annie Potts, 51 
Charles Lozier, 51 

Burke, Edmund P., 51 

Eliza H. Skillman, Si 

James C, 51 
ames E., 51 

Kate W. Early, 51 

Marian L.Turner, 51 

Mary Early, 51 

William E., 51 

William L., 51 
Burlingame, Catherine Bel- 
den, 125 

Pardon, 125 
Burn, James, 46 
Burnet, Gilbert, 48 

Thomas, 48 

William, 48 
Burnett, Fannie Hull, 87 
Burnham, Thomas, 301 
Burningham, Elizabeth, 99 
Burniston, Sarah J., 86 
Burns, Aletta, 85 

Anna Skillman, 85 

Ethel, 216 

Griswold Hunt, 216 

Mary, 85 

Theodore, 85 
Burr, Ann Beatty, 262 

Barzillai, 262 

Clarissa Ann, 112 

Gideon, 112 

Henry A., 112 

Indiana Green, 112 

Indiana Greene, 112 

Tunis B., 148 
Burris, Anne, 128 

Busby, , 46 

Bush, Ann, 108 

Ann Van Namur, 258 

Cathrine Van Pelt, 171 

Caty, 259 

Elizabeth Van Namur, 

Garret, 167 

Jacob, 259 

Maria, 258 

Mary Cairns, 259 

Niclas, 171 

Nicholas, 259 

William, 2^8 

Winie, 258 
Buskirk, Daniel, 257 

Hannah Cannon, 257 

lane Blaw, 105 

John, 105 

Phebe Tucker, 257 

Philip, 257 
Busse, Matilda Caroline, 18 
Bussing, Abraham, 47 
Butler family, 30S 

Adelaide, 102 

Betsy, 264 

Charlotte Van Pelt, 255 

Catharine, 167, 256, 258, 
262, 264, 266 

Cath., 256, 266 

Daniel. 19, 22,264 

Elisabeth Egbert, 19 

Elias, 25s 

Eliza, 22 

Eliza Egbert, 264 

Ezekiel, 180 

Frances, 167 

Hannah, 258 

Isaac, 18, 256, 264 

James, 167, 258, 262, 264. 

Jane, 18 

John, 25_5 

Leah Elizabeth Johnson, 

Mabel, 180 

Mabel Jones, 180 

Martha Swaim, 23, 32 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Butler, Martha Swain, 18 

Mary, 262 

Mary Ann, 254 

Mary Cath., 18 

Nathaniel, 254, 262 

Polly Kingston, 255 

Sarah, 12, 169 

Sophia, 254, 262 

Susan, 262 

Susanna, 50, 172 

Tho., 50 

Tunis Egbert, 19 

Wm. F., 102 
Butt, Moses, 121 
Buttolph, Anne Holmes, 127 

David, 137 

Button, , 286 

Butts, Polly, 128 

Rachel Lockwood, 127 

William, 127 
Butz, Nancy, 164 
Buyk, Joost, 270 
Buys, Jan Cornelisen, 122 

Willemptje Tyse Wil- 
lemsen, 122 
Byvank. John, 168 

Elisabeth Decker, 168 

Cadet, , 292 

Cahill, Andrew J., 165 

Ann Rebecca Foster, 165 
Cairns, John, 259 

Harriet, 259 

Mary, 259 
^alanan, Katharine Chidester, 

John, 85 
Calcraft, Margaret, 168 
Calender, Olive, 127 
Calhoun, J. C, 232 

John C, 232 

Lucy, 85 
Callahoun, Eleanor, 106 
Calvert, John Betts, 222 
Campbell, , 10 

ma]or-gen., 14, 187, 243 

Colin, 252 
Cameron, , 57 

Charles, 218 
Cammeron, Prudence, 127 
Canfield, , 306 

Mary, 209 
Cannon, Abel, 261 

Andrew, 257 

Ann, 257, 261 

Betsy, 2S7 

Catharine Moore, 261 

David, 257 

Dinah Swaim, 257 

Elizabeth, 257 

Hannah, 257 

Isaac, 257 

John, 257, 261 

Margaret, 257 

Polly Wright, 257 

Sarah, 257 

Thomas, 257 
Cantine, Eleanor Heermance, 

Neeltje Heermance, 182 

Peter, 182 
Capp, Susan, 194 
Carbert, Eduwart, 181 

Maritie Post Mayer, 181 
Carey, Sam., 161 

Sarah. 161 
Cargile, Jane Matilda, 20 
Carnell, Mary Jentilman, 194 
Cam ell (Camell, Cornell), 

Thomas, 194 
Carpenter, family, 70 

Alexander, 306 

Alice, 306 


Carpenter, Barnard, 215 

Henry. 71 

Juliana, 306 

Mabell Grannis, 215 

Miranda, 290 

Seymour D., 70, 71, 73 

Thomas F.. 78, 79 
Carroll, Mary Chambers, 106 

Sarah C., 287 

William, 106 
Carson, Alice A. Skillman, 51 

George B., 51 
Carter, Ann Tytus Simpson, 12 

Deborah, 128 

Ebenezer, 126 

Ebenezer, jr., 129 

ios., 12 
ydia Holmes, 126 

Rachel Gillet, 129 
Carterett, Philip, 276 
Cantrill-Cantrefl, family, 309 
Cantrill, Richard. 302 
Cary, Judith Bard, 170 

Richard S., 170 

Samuel, 213 

Susanna Page, 213 
Case, Ebenezer, 126 

Joannah Phillips, 126 

Julia Moore, 131 


Matthias, 131 
Caseman, Phebe, 9 
Caswell, 109 
Cato, negro, 47 
Gears, Elias, 253 

Jane, 253 

Locky, 253 
Cesar, negro, 178 
Chaffee, Willis L., mrs., 64 

Willis LaVerne, mrs., 137 
Chamberlain, Betsey, 128 

Conrad, 128 

H.. 148 

Lewis. 56 

Sarah Beardslee, 128 

Sarah Skillman, 56 
Chambers, Abigail, 214 

Elisabeth, 167 

George W., 264 

Hannah Simonson, 264 

Maiy, 106, 264 

Thomas, 299 

Wm., 264 
Champion, family, 71 

col., 208 

Deborah Brainard, 208 

Dorothy. 208 

Hannah Brockway, 208 

Henry, 208 

Mehitable, 208 

Mehitable Rowley, 208 

Thomas, 208 
Chapin, Harriet Wilson, 89 

Henry Judson, 89 
Chapman, Martha, 126 

Leonard B., 72, 73 
Chappell, Julia A., 290 
Charles, negro, 261 
Charity, negro, 257 
Chase, Emeline, 288 
Chatfield, Mary, 61. 62 
Cheever, Ezekiei, 310 
Chevalier, 126 
Chichester, Samuel, 127 

Zerviah Osborn, 127 
Chidester, Anna, 85 

Daniel, 85 

Janet, 85 

John, 85 

Katharine, 85 

Sarah Skillman Knox, 85 
Child, Fransis, 49 

Chipman. Bethna, no 

Hope Howiand, no 

John, iio 
Christian, Heinrich, 32 

John, 32 

Margaret Ahrens, 32 
Christiause, Johannes, 35 
Christie, Mary, 52 

Susan Cantrill, 302. ^0Q 
Christman.F. W.,74 
Christopher, Charity, 176 

Cornelius, 173 

Eliza. 264, 266 

Elizabeth, 171, 258, 266 

Jane, 169 

John, 258, 266 
oseph, 266 
laria Martino, 266 

Peter, 176 

Sarah Pew, 173 

Susan, 258 

Thomas, 268 
Chroson, Catharine Ryeras, 

John, 170 
Claes, Styntje, 122, 179 
Claesen, Jacob, 118 

Maria Lucase, 118 
Clark family, 225, 231, 305 

A. W., 225, 231 

Azubah, 211 

Dorothy Tucker, 225 

Eunice, 225 

George, 87 

Hazard. 225 

Tared, no 

Maria, 147 

Mary, 8 

Mehetable Dimock, no 

Randall, 225 

Sarah Richardson, 225 

Sarah Robbins, 225 

Susan Emma Skillman. 

Timothy, 225 
Clarke family, 225 

Iohn, 70, 225 
.ydia Andrews, 225 

Clarkson, Diana, 262 

Clauder, br., 24 
sr., 24 
Charlott Elizabeth 

Ruede, 20 
Charlotte Elizabeth, 28 
Charlotte Elizabeth 

Ruede, 20, 24 
Charlotte Jane, 20 
Henry G., 28 
H. G., 19, 20, 24, 30 
Henry Theop., 20 
Henry Theophilus, 20 
Ottelia Virgmia, 28 
Sarah Adelaide, 24 

Clausen, Sophia. 169 

Clawson, Elisabeth, 174 
Reuben, 174 
Sophia, 177, 260, 261 

Clay, 157 

Henry, 78 

Clearwater, .Alphonso T., 70, 

Cleaveland, Deborah, 126 

Josiah, 126 

Ruth Johnson, 126 
Cleaves, Wm., 63 
Cleeves, Deborah, 133 

Phebee. 133 
Cleevs, Elizabeth, 133 

Clement, family, 72 

Cleveland, family. 71 

Grover, 237-241 

J. Wray, mrs., 65 
Cleves, Beriah Moor, 133 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Cleves. David, \y\ 

Elizabeth Moor, 133 

Joshua, 133 
Cline, Lettie B., 290 
Clintoa, Catharine GelstoD, 

Charles, 39 

DeWitt, 112 
Clute, Anna Barber, 282 
Cobb, Hannah, no 
Cochran, Carrie Disbrough 
Skillman, 90 

Samuel W., 90 
Cocks. George W., 138 
Coddington, Catharine Jacob- 
son, 2S4 

David, 254 

Elizabeth Randolph, 254 

Samuel, 254, 263, 266 
Codington. Asher, 167 

Judith Taylor, 167 
Codmas, Martha. 108 
Coeverts (Covert), Barbara 
Lucas (Jans). 6 

Jannetje feunise, 6 

Teunis Janse,6 
Coeymans, Geertruy Pieterse, 

Coffin, Peter G . 202 

Sally Obedience Hinman 
Greene, 202 

Uriah Hinman, 202 
Coggeshali, family, 77 
Golden, Cadvvallader, 180 
Cole, , 161 

family, 301, 302 

prof., 161 

Abner, 200 

Amanda, 165 

Ann, 261 

Betsey Skillman, 161 

Chloe, 200 

Ebenezer, 200 

Eliza, 261 

Elizabeth, 200 

Ernest Byron, 301 

Hendrick, 200 

James, 301, 302, 309 

Jerusha, 200 

John, 200 

Jonah Rodgers, 9S 

Lydia Freeman, 200 

Marcus, 200 

Mary, 107, 167, 200 

Phebe Griffith, 200 

Phebe Scovill, 200 

Phila Goff. 200 

Rebecca, 200 

Rebeka, 107 

Reliance, 200 

Richard, 261 

Sally White, 200 

Sarah, 171 

Sarah Rodgers, 95 

Colet, Aeltje, 282 
Colin, David, 126 

Lucy Smith, 126 
Collier, John, 180 

Martha, 50 

William, 50 
Colliers, family, 72 
Collins, Varnum Lansing, 229 
Collis. Betsey Titus, 13 

James, 13 

Lydla, 13 

Margaret Tytus, 12 

Moses, 12 
Collong, Rebecca, 169 
Colon, . 21^8 

Ann, 178 

Billetje Lewis, 171, 175 

Catharine, 105, 172 


Colon, Charity Johnson, 173 
David, 102 
David Bennet, 102 
Elizabeth Zeller, 106 
George, 105, 171 

iames, 173, 257 
ames, sr., 172 

Tane, 178 

Jonah, 106 

Mary Limner, 105 

Peter, 175 

Sarah Ann, 102 
Columbus, Christopher, 292 
Colwell, Fredk L., 87 

LizzieS. Skillman Brook, 
Combes, , 57 

Joanna Skillman, 57 
Comfort, Jane, ibi 
Commelin Casparus, 269 
Comstock, Dorithy, 213 
Condit, family, 74 
Cone, wid., 215 
Congar, Hannah Pepper, 213 

Joseph, 213 
Conger, .'^biah, 216 

Anna Hollister, 215 

Elijah, 215 

Eptim, 217 

George, 165 

Hannah, 216 
oanna, 214 
oel, 215 
"artha Leach, 215 

Matilda Foster, 165 

Congdon, G E., 74 
Conkele, Maritje, 122 
Conkelyn, Gideon, 64 

Hannah, 64 

Hannah Tarbell, 64 

John, 64 

Joseph, 64 

Mary, 64 

Mary Youngs, 64 

Samuel, 64 
Conklin, Susanna, 13s 
Conkline, Benjamin, 132 

Deborah, 133 

Elisabeth, 132 

Henry, 132 

John, 132 

Jonathan, 132 

remperance, 132 

Temperance Bayley, 132 

Thomas, 132 
Conkling, 61 

Benjamin, 133 

Benjamin Hempstead, 

Deborah, 134 
Desire, 134 
Elisabeth, 134 
Elizabeth Hempstead, 

Deliverance, 301 
Hennery, 133 
Henry, 133 
"acob, 64 

ohn, 133 

onathan, 134 

oseph, 61 
Martha, 64 
Mary Budd, 133 
Nathauael, 134 
Phebee, 64 

Sarah , 133 

Sarah Wickham, 61 
Temperance, 133 
Temperance Bayley, 133 
Conklyng, Abigaill Tuthill, 61 
John, 61 
Joseph, sr., 61 
Lydia Kirkland, 61 

Connelz, Mary, 05 
Conner, Dewitt Clinton, 26 

Catharine, 261 

Elizabeth, 265 

Lucy Edwards, 129 

Richard, 261 

Richard, jr., 26 

William, 129 
Connor, Ann, 174 

Catharine, 105, 177 
Elisabeth, 17s 
Elizabeth, 169 

Mary, 260 

Richard, 177, 260, 261 

Richd, 174 

Sarah Egbert, 261 

Sophia, 174 

Sophia Clawson, 177, 260, 
Connors, col., 24 
Conor. Richard, junr., 169 

Supliia Clausen, 169 
Conway. John, 147 

Mary, 147 
Conyn. Catharina, 41 

Emmetje Jannetje Van 
.'Men. 41 

Leendert, 41 
Cnikkerbacker, Harmen, 118 

Rebecca. 118 
Cook. Almyra Wright, 200 

Benjamin, 128 

Deborah (Goodrich, 128 

Eiihu, 200 

Ellen Palmer Skillman, 

Eveline, 200 

Faith Barker, 127 

Henry, 199 

Iohn, 199 
.ewis D., 87 

Mary Rowley, 66 

Mercy Goff, 199 

Polly Wright, 215 

Richard. 66 

Ruth, 126 

Samuel. 199, 215 

Simeon, jr., 127 

Zaccheus, jr., 199, 200 
Cooke, .^Ivan, 66 

Betsey Fuller, 67 

Florus. 66. 67 

Hannah Sparrow, 66 

Joshua, 66 

Josiah, 66 

Josias, 66 

Lucretia Smith, 66 

Lucy, 66 

Mary Couch, 66 

Nathaniel, 66, 67 

Richard, 66 

Richard Florus, 67 

Susannah, 66 
Cool, Maritie Jacobse, 140 
Cooper family, 225, 232 

Apollos, 226 

Emeline Titus, 11 

F. W., 226 

Robert, 49 

Solomon, 11 

Thomas, 49 

W. F., 225, 232 
Corbett, John, 74, 148 
Come, Eliza. 301 
Cornelise, Grietje, 122 
Cornelissen. Cornells, 282 
Cornelisz, Hendrik, 270 

Jacob, 35 
Cornell, Frances, 68 

John, 65, 74. 138, 148, 232, 

Martense Harcourt, 68 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Cornwall, Gilbert, 129 

i allies, 220 
•evi, 127 

Lucy Armsby, 127 

Rhoda Bailis, 120 
Corey, , i^q, 60 

family, 61 

Abraham, 60 

Bathsheba, 60 

David, 60, 61 

Jonathan, 60 

Mary, 60 

Mehetabel, 60 

Mildred Hudgens, 61 
Corron, Alfred, 25 

Jane Burgher, 25 

Joseph, 25 

Nicolas, 25 
Corsea, Daniel, 169 

Elizabeth, 169, 176 

John, 171 

Rebecca Martino, 169 

Susanna Enyard, 171 
Corson, Alice Skillman, 164 

George, 164 

Richd., 178 
Cortelyou, br., loi 

sr., 101 

Amey Hilliyard, 170 

Amy 178 

Amy Milliard, 258 

David Hekkel, 21 

Eleanor, 105 

Eleonore, 176 

Elisabeth, 176 

Elisabeth Corsen, 176 

Eliza, 20, 95, 176 

Eliza Hekel, 19 

Eliza Hekkel, 21 

Elizabeth, 254, 256, 258 

Elizabeth Corsen, 169 

Eugene Augustus, 19 

Gertrude Martha, 254 

iacob, 169, 176,254 
-awrence H., 19-21 

L. H.,95 

Martha, 168 

Mary, 108 

Peter, 170, 178, 258 

Sara, 176 

Sarah Ann, 178 

Sarah L., 98 
Corwin, E. T.,232 
Cory, Ann, 60 

Deborah, 60 

David, 60 

Jasper, 60 

Ruth, 60 

Zophar, 60 
Corye, Abraham, 60 

Benjamin, 60 

David, 59, 60 

Deborah, 60, 64 

Elisabeth, 60 

Jonathan, 60 

Isaac, 59 

Martha, 60 

Mary Brush, 60 

Ruth, 60 

Sarah, 59, 60 

Sarah Linde, 59 
Coryell, Clarisa, 13 

Lydia Titus, 13 

Michael, 13 
Cosby, Grace, 218 

Henry, 218 

Will, 218 

William, 217, 218 
Corsens, Joshua, 213 

Susannah Ellit, 213 
Cossons, Lediah, 213 
Cotten, Samuel, 126 

Sarah Crouch, 126 

Cotting, Henry, 182 
Couch, Anna Rice, 66 

Franklin, 142, 148 

Hannah, 109 

John, 66 

Mary, 66, 109 

Thomas, 109 
Coulston, Elizabeth Skillman, 

J. Warren, 159 
Coulter family, 226 
Councilman, Amanda, 160 
Coursen, Danl., 258 

Egbert, 259 

Eliza, 259 

Jane, 258' 
Maria, : 

. 255 

Mary, 261 

Rebekah, 258 

Rebekah Martinoe, 258 

Richard, 259 
Courson, Mary, 258 

Rebecca, 256 
Cousine. Aletta, 105 
Covert, Antie Fonteyn, 6 

Antie Fonteyn Jansen, 6 

Charles, 6 

Maurits, 6 

Mauritz, 6 

Sarah, 6 

Tunis, 6 
Cowing, E., 68 

Cowperthwait, Anna E. Skill- 
man, 159 

Edwin G., 159 

Joseph, 159 
«, Ella, 54 


James H., 54 

Luther, 54 

Mary, 54 

Sarah Skillman, 54 

William H., 54 
Coyn, Harriet Matilda Thomp- 
son, 98 

James, 98 
Coyne, br., loi 

sr., loi 

Harriet, 103 

Harriet Matilda, 96 

Harriet Matilda Thomp- 
son, 96 

James, 96, 103 

Margaret, 103 
Cozer, Abel, 215 

Mary Moger, 215 
Cozine, Hanna Maria Vanbilt, 

Hannah Maria Vander- 
bilt, 24 

James Edward, 24 

Peter, 24, 29, 172 

Mary Priscilla, 29 

Susanna Butler, 172 
Craddock, Sarah Bedel, 107 

Thomas. 107 
Craig, Jas., 12 

Rebecca Tytus, 12 
Cran, Mary Turner, 215 

Rua Day, 216 

Ruben, 215, 216 
Crandall, Jerusha Ashley, 129 

William. 129 
Cranmer family, 72 
Craw, Ruben, 215, 216 
Credit family, 226 
Cregier, Marten, 275 
Crippen, Elisha. 128 

Mary Goodrich, 128 

Mehitable, 283 

Thankful, 126 
Cripps, Laurence, 168 

Susanna Fountain, i 

Crips, Catharine, 262 

Iames, 262 
ane Butler, 18 
ohn. 18 
-awrence, 262 
Martha, 168, 176 
Polly Lake, 262 
Sally, 262 
Sara, 173 
William, 18 
Crocheron, Abraham, 258 
Ann, 253, 25J 

Ann Elizabeth Guyon, 

Ann Morgan, 168 
Edm., 102 
Frances, 101 
Jacob, 168 

lane. 254 

ane Cuursen, 258 

John, 255. 258 

Leah btoutenboroagh, 

Lucretia, 102 

Margaret, 254 

Nicholas, 253 

Patience Egbert, 258, 266 

Richard, 254 

Sophia, 255 
Crockeron. Judy, 259 
Crofuell, John, 121 
Crony, Daniel. 219 
Crook, Eliza Ann, 220 
Crookston, Ann, 50 

John, 50 

Samuel. 50 
Crosby, family, 91 

John, 91 

Martha. 91 

Martha Goodspeed, 91,9a 

Mary, 91 

Crosman, family, 67 
Dan, 127 

Eunice Garnsey, 127 
J. Heron, 

John, 67 

bert. 67 
Sarah, 67 
Sarah Kingsbury, 67 

Cropsy, , 2bi) 

Winant, 260 

Elizabeth Cortelyou, 358 
Elizabeth Rozeau, 258 
Ellen Connover, 260 
Hermanus, 258 
Jacob Kozeau, 258 
Nichs., 260 

Crosswell, J ane he Knicker 
bocker, 121 

John, 121 
Crouch, Elizabeth, 126 

Sarah, 120 
Crouse, Henry, 254 
Cruger. Matilda, 220 
Cruse, Lena. 177 
Cruser, Cornelius, 90 

Jemima, 253 
ane, 253 

John, 2^3 

achel, 90 
Crusers, H.. 174 
Cnbberly, Frances Crocheron 

lames, loi 

Walter Inman, loi 
Culver, Joshua, 126 

Lucy, 127 

Ruth Cook, 126 
Cunliffe, Susanna, 114 
Currant, Jane Hunter, 17b 

Patrick, 176 
Curtice, Barnabas, 130 

Benaiab, 131 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Curtice, Caleb, 130 

Daniel, 131 

Elizabeth, 130 

Ester, 130 

Joshua, 130 

Mary, 130 

Mary Youngs, 130 

Mercy, 131 
Curtis, Edmund, 61 

Newton M., 73 
Cutting, Rimay DeBevoise 
Titus, 9 

Daily, Margaret, 106 
Dana family, 220 
Danforth, Joseph, 63 

Sarah King, 63 
Daniel, , 197 

Edward, 46 
Daniels, Nicholas, 256 
Darrow, Elisabeth, 135 

John, 135 

John Hanford, 135 

Mary, 135 

Mary King, 135 
David, squire, 127 

Mary Helme, 127 
Davidson, John Hull, 55 

Magdalen D. Lancaster, 
Davies, Thomas, 28^ 
Davis, Andrew McEarland, 74, 
232. 304 

Benjamin, 285 

Betsy, 127 

Deborah White Dutcher, 

Ebenezer, 260 
Eliza Jane Lake, 260 
Elizabeth Merrell, 260 
Frederick, 87 
Hannah, 110 
Hannah Cobb, no 
Harriott Reed, 261 
Jacob, 261 
Jane, 88 
Jane Wood, 256 
John, 256, 261 

ios., no 
.eziah Dutcher, 285 

Magdalen. 54 

Margaret Hoagland, 87 

Maria, 87 

Mary. 287 

Mary Budd Conkling, 133 

Paris M., 260 

Peter V., 88 

Rachel. 260 

Richard, 260 

Sally, 256 

Sarah Moore, 260 

Susan Ann Scharrot, 261 

Sylvanus, 133 

Tillie, 12 

Walter, 148 

William, 285 
Davison, Daniel Wilson, 218 
Davitsen, Christiaen 275 
Dawkins, Henry. 48 
Dawford, George, 218 
Day, Abraham, 160 

Anna, 113 

Eliza Atwater, 205 

Eliza Jane, 205 

Gitty Skillman, 160 

Jeremiah, in 

Joel, 205 

Rua, 216 

Zelotes, 205 
Dean family. 142 

Eliza Williamson, 158 

Horace, 158 

Laura, 162 

Dean, Mary Skillman, 162 

Samuel, 162 
Deas, Barbara, 301 
Deathe, George, 196 
Debevoise, Eyda, 7 
De Bevoise, Chas., 8 

Elizabeth Titus, 8 


Leah Titus, 8 

Rimay, 9 
De Boogh (De Bow), Catrina, 

Debs, mr., 239 
Decker, col., 174 

Abm., 254, 263, 264, 267 

Abraham, 170, 174, 261, 

Ally Burbank, 106 

Amanda Malvina, 21 

Andrew B., 266 

Anahke, 120 

Ann, 20, 174, 266, 267 

Ann Colon, 178 

Ann Egbert, 177 

Ann Jones. 177 

Ann Martino, 174 

Barnet, 177, 178, 259 

Catharine, 174, 254, 259, 
261, 266 

Catharine Bartholen, 261 

Catharine Maria Pryor, 

Cathrine, 170 

Cathrine Kinsey, 170 

Caty, 256 

Daniel, 178 

David, 174, 266 

Elisabeth, 168, 173 

Elisabeth Van Pelt, 17s 

Eliza, 267 

Eliza Ann, 263 

Eliza Cole, 261 

Eliza Egbert, 260 

Ellen, 259 

Ellen H., 2S5 

Hannah, 169, 177, 178, 262 

Hannah Simonson,2S4 

Isaac, 106 

Israel, 173, 261, 262 

Jacob, 177 

Jacobus, 120 

James. 256 

Jane, 262. 266 

Jan, 38, 120 

lesepn, 266 

John, 173-175. 177, 263, 
264, 266 

Joseph, 21, 29 

Lean, 261 

Lenah Paugh, 256 

Lydia, 255, 256 

Margret, 171 

Maria, 40, 268 

Martha, 264 

Mary, 178, 254, 263 

Mary Ann, 178, 254, 260 

Mary Ann Bedell, 263 

Mary Ann Kinsey, 170 

Mary Bonnel, 268 

Mary Burbank, 174 

Mary Latterete, 170 

^^ary Lewis, 178 

Mary Van Norman, 173 

Mathias, 174, 178, 266 

Matthias, 255 

Matthew, 170, 178, 261 

Moses, 256 

Nathan, 263 

Oliver, 254 

Patience Egbert Croch- 
eron, 266 

Peter, 255 

Phoebe, 170 

Rachel, 262 

Decker, Rebecca, 256 

Rebekkah Am me man, 

Reuben, 268 

Richard, 170, 254, 260 

Sabina, 173 

Samuel, 256 

Sara, 106 

Sarah, 21, 170, 172, 173,255 

Sarah Alston, 264 

Sarah Ann, 20 

Sarah Fitzgerald, 29 

Theodore Hampton, 29 

Tyssie, 120 

Tyssje, 38 

William, 178 

Williamson, 268 
de Clinton, Geoffrey, 300 
De Deutser, Harent, 122 

Catharina, 122 

Cornelia Janse, 122 

Cornells, 122 

David, 122 

Dirckje Smit Lammer- 
sen, 122 

Dirick, 122 

Elisabeth Detfenport,i22 

Jannetje Bont, 122 

Jannetje Bressie, 122 

Jannetje Brussy, 122 

Leonora de Hooges de la 
Montague, 122 

Machteltje Roelofse, 122 

Maritje Conkele, 122 

Roelof, 122 -^ 

de Duidser, Jannetje Brusv, 

De Duidser, Elizabeth, 121 

iaiinetje Bressie, 121 
Roelof, 121, 179 
De Duitscher Catalyntje, 284 
David, 284 

Pietrouelle Van Freden- 
burg, 284 
de Duytser, Catharina Bogar- 
dus, 284 
Catrina. 284 
Johannes, 284 
DefTenport, Elisabeth, 122 
Deforeest, Neeltje, 185 
De Foreest, Aunatje Knicker- 
bocker, 281 
Charlotte Vanderbilt, 268 
John, jr., 281 
De Forest, John, 173 
De Fries, Charlotte Vander- 
bilt, 173 
John, 173 
De Frondelac, Maria, 279 
de Fronsac, viscount, 292, 293, 

De Graaf, Hester, 282 
De Groot, Lenah Ann, 22 
Mary Scharrott, 22 
Wm., 22 
De Hart, Daniel, 106 

Elisabeth Mersereau, 106 
de Hooges, Leonora, 122 
Deinmann, Carl Christian 
Friderick, 93 
Friderica D o r o t e a 

Louise Johanna Catarina 
Reuter, 93 

Deionge, , 156 

de la Chambre, Robert, 299 
Delamater, Susannah, 129 
de la Montague Leonora de 
Hooges, 122 
Willem, 122 
de Lancey, capt., 249 
De Lancey, James, 218, 299 
De la Noy, Mary, 90 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Delavergne, Joseph, 127 

Sarah Gillet, 127 
Ue Lavergne, Henry, 128 
^alorai Dunham, 128 

Ue Lette, , 227 

Da Lint, Elizabeth, 38 
iJellemont, Martin, 35 
Delpech, Isaac. 48 
de Longe, Jonas, 39 
de Miller, Gerrit, 274 
Deming, Abigail Hubbell, 216 
Uaniel, 208 
David, 208 

Dorothy Champion, 208 
Frederick, 208 
Honor Treat, 208 
John, 208 
Julius, 208 

Mary , 208 

Mary Brigham, 208 
Mary Gleason, 208 
Mehitable Champion, 208 
Pownal, 216 
Denice, Ann, 20 

Denison, , 131 

Phoebe Moore, 131 

Rachel, 167 

Tamer, 242 

Dennys, Sarah, 105 

Dent, Edwin Cooper, 74 

Denyse, Denyse D., 258 

Depew, , 173 

Barnet, 173 
Elisabeth Decker, 173 
Niclas, 170 
Sarah Decker, 173 
Susanna Seymourson, 170 
de Peyster, Johannes, 276 
John Watts, 307-309 
De Pugh, Abraham, 261 
Ann, 263 
Catharine, 261 
John, 263 — 
Maria, 261 

Maria Simonson, 263 
Mary, 261 
Matthew, 263 
Nicholas, 261 ■— v 
Sally Ann, 261 
Depuy, Cathrine Decker, 170 
De Puy, Ann, 263 
Eliza, 263 

Eliza Ann Decker, 263 
Elizabeth, 263 
Israel, 263 
John, 263 
Niclas, 170 
Nicholas, 263 
de Rapelje, Joris Jansen, 9 
Derle, Abiah Ginks, 213 

George, 213 
de Silva, Joseph Griggs, 176 

Susan, 176 
Detrick family, 225 
Dennis, Maria, 123 
Deutser, Christoffel, 123 

Gertraut, 123 
Devenport, Anatje, 278 
Devinney family, 72 
Devisme, Anne, 48 

Peter, 48 
Devoe, Sarah Ann, 291 
de Vos, Matthues, 275 
De Vries, family, 5 
de Vries, D. P„ 297 
De Vries, Syrach Titus, 5 
Tryntje Titus, 5 
Titus Syrachs, 5, 6 
De Wandelaar, Lysbeth Gans- 
evoort, 279 
Johannes, 279 
Maria, 279 


Dewandelaar, Marytje, 279 
De Wandellar, Rebecca, 36 

116, 117 
de Warrenne, Gundreda, 199 

William, 199 
de Welles, Effric, 297 
Dewey, Elizabeth, 126 
De Wmter, Bastian, 282 
De Witt, Dorothea Heer- 
niance, 183 

Henry, 183 

Jane Rapelyea Riker, 10 

Robt. M., 10 
Dexter, Lemuel Le Baron, 70 
Deyoung, Peter, 105 
D. Foreest, Jesse, 116 

Neeltie, 116 
Dibble, Elizabeth Spencer, 127 

Zachariah, 127 
Dickens, Charles, 156 
Dickenson, Azubah, 67 
Dickson, Alexander. 49 

Susanna Jane Moore, 48, 

r^- 49 

Digman, , 269 

DiUino, Frederick, 128 

Joanno Doty, 128 
Dimock, Ame Hammond, no 

Asa, 110, 201 

Asa, jr., 201 

Asa Green, 201 

Benjamin Jenkins, 201 

Bethna Chipman, no 

Betsey, 201 

David, no, 201 

Davis, no, 201 

Davis, jr., 201 

Dorcas, 201 

Elizabeth Jenkins, 201 

Gordon Zebina, 201 

Hannah Davis, no 

Joanna Barsley, no 

John Green, 201 

iohn Harding, 201 
.ydia Clark, 201 
Mary Jenkins, 201 
Mehetable, no 
Ruth Miller, 201 
Samuel, no 
Sarah, 201 
Sarah Green, no 
Schubael, no 
Shubael, no. 201 
Tabitha Lothrop, no 
Thomas, no 
Warren, 201 
Dimon, .'\me, 62 
Deborah. 62 
Elizabeth. 62 
Elmary, 62 

John. 62 
Jonathan, 62 
Jonatn., 62 

Mary, 62 

Sarah, 62 

Sarah Solemon, 62 
Diraond, Rachel, 209 
Dimpfel, Elizabeth, 32 

George Louis, 32 

Louisa Julia, 32 
Dine, 258 
Dingman, Adam, 281 

Aeltie Jacobse Gardiner, 

Sara, 281 
Dings. Anna Maria, 123 

Jacob, 123 

Johan Adam, 123 

Lisabeth KnicKerbock- 
er, 123 

Marika Knickerbocker, 
Dircks, Susanna, i8i 
Dirksz, Takel, 35 

Disosway, Diana Clarkson, 262 

Thomas. 262 
Dissasway. Ann, 268 
Israel O., 268 
Israel R., 268 
Lucretia Jacobson, 268 
Doane, Lydia. in 
Dobell, familv, 225 
Dobins, family, 225 

Dobson, Ann, 107 
Dobyus-Cooper, family, 226,2^2 
Dobyns, Edward. 226 
Dodge, family, 207, 229 
Dominge, Ellen. 29 

Ellen Matilda, 29 
Raymond .•\ugustus, 29 
IJommgo, negro, 219 
Donats, Elizabeth. 171 
Doolittle, family, 305 
Dorr, mr., 79-83 

Julia C R.. 232 
Thomas Wilson, 79 
Dorrance. Anne, 148 
Dorset, Ellen Maria, 268 
John. 168, 173, 268 
Martha, 2fa8 
Martha Cortelyou, 168 
Dorsett. Catharine, 174 

Ellen Connover Cropsy. 

John, 174, 178, 260 
Marth, 178 
Martha, 174, 260 
Peter, 26=; 
Sarah, 17S 
Doty, Joanna, 128 
Douglas, Mary. 203 
Douwese, Douw, n? 
Greetien, n7 
Hester, n7 
Dowd, Maria Ann, 212 
Dowdy, family, 225 
Downs, Serena, 93 
Dox, Alida, 186 

Elizabeth. 186 
Pieter, 186 
Doyle, Adam A.. 264 

Catharine Merrell, 264 
Elisabeth Chambers, 167 
Elizabeth. 264 
Hugh, 167 
Robert, 264 
Drake, Anne, 171 
Aaron, 259 
Ellen Decker, 259 
Keziah, 160 
Mary, 112 
Sarah, 203 
Draper, Dircus Hollister, 217 
Gideon. 217 
Susan. 61 
Dresser, family, 229 
Dryer. Augusta Henriette 
Schmidt, 94 
Carl Bruno, 94 
Friedrich A., 94 
Drown. Rebecca, 133 
Drowne, mr.. 65. 138. 220 

Henry Russell. 66, 136. 
138. 151. 232.233 
Drury. Susan Stilwell, 173 

William. 173 
Duane, Abraham, 218 

Cornelius, 218 
Dubois, mr.. 257 
Elis., 175 
Elisabeth. 258 
Hettie. I75 
Lewis. 17'; 
Margaret. P. 175 
Du Bois. William M., 138 
Duffie. family, 207 
Duffield, Mary K., 289 


Index of Names in Volutne XXXIX. 

Dugan, Aletta Cou3ine, 105 

Cornelius, 105 
Dugliss, Ollive, 217 
Duitcher, Cornelis, 122 

John Williamson, 122 
Dungan. Elizabeth Tytus, 12 

John, 12 

Tytus, 12 
Dunham, family, 141, 148 

nirs., 29 

Catherine Slegt, 106 

Elisabeth Oliver, 106 

Elizabeth, 127 

Elizabeth Holmes, 127 

Isaac W , 148 

Isaac Watson, 141 

John, 106, 141 

tinathan, 127 
ewis, 106 

Salomi, 128 

Svlvia, 128 
Dunk, Mille, 216 
Dunn. Anna A., 166 

William, 218 
Durant, George, iii 

hidith, 168 

Sarah, iii 
Durgee, Hannah Conger, 216 

John. 216 
Durham, Sarah, 126 
Duringer, John, 32 

inhn Henry, 32 
lancy Lubers, 32 
Duryea, Carel, 7 

Chas., 7 

Cornelia. 7 

Cornelia Schenck, 7 

Dirck. 7 

Elizabeth Titus, 7 

John, 7 
Du Shannick, Sophia, 285 
Dutcher, family, 122 

Benjamin, 122 

Bernice Harris Ballard, 

Catharina, 123 

Catharine, 121, 123, 284 

Catrina, 38 

Christin. 179 

Christina, 179 

Christoffel (Christopher), 

Christopher, 125, 284, 285 

Cornelius. 123 

Deborah White, 285 

Elias. 123 

Elisabeth Knickerbock- 
er. 121. 125 

Elizabeth, 123, 285 

Elizabeth Knickerbock- 
er, 38 

Gabriel, 38, 122, 125, 179, 

Geertruy Wheeler, 122 

Hannah, 285 

Harvey W., 85 

Jane. 179 

Jane Nasse, 284 

Jeany, 123 

Johanna Low Frlnk, 285 

Johiel, 285 

John, 122, 123, 128, 284, 

Toseph N., 285 

Keziah, 285 

Lauwrenz, 122 

Lawrence, 284 

Louisa Spafford, 285 

Martha Sloan, 285 

Mary. 122, 285 

Mary Belden. 123, 125, 284 

Marv Rose, 123 

Matilda Luke, 128 

Pacefor Carr, 285 


Dutcher, Peggie McKillup, 285 
Rulof, 122 
Sally, 285 
Silas, 284 
Sylvia, 285 

Sylvia Beardsley, 123,284 
Thankful Benson, 122 

Dutton, Rachel, 210 
Duval, family, 226 
Duytcher, Catrina, 120, 121 
Dwight, dr., 65 

rev. dr., 137, 139 

mrs., 4, 139 

president, 220 

Adelia A., 65 

Elihu, I 

Ellsworth Everett, 66 

Helen M., 220 

Hellen McClure Kirby, 3 

John, I 

Justus, I 
1 E., 74, 148, 232 
M. E., mrs., 148 
Melatiah Everett, 1-5, 64, 

65. 137 
Nancy Shaw Everett, i 
Nathaniel, 1, 2 
Richard Everett, 136 
William Kirby, 136 
Dyk, Engel, 37 
Hannes, 37 
'acob, 37 
'aryke, 37 
Dyckman, Aletta Goetchins, 

Benjamin, 301 
Catalina, 301 
Cornelis. 36 
Deborah Nagel, 139 
Deliverance C o n Icl i n g, 

D. Waters, 301 
Eliza Corne, 301 
Eliza Kennedy, 301 

Engel , 37 

Evert, 139 

Garret, 301 

Hannah, 301 

Jacob, 301 

Jacobus, 301 

Jan. 139 

Jane, 301 

Jannetie Pottbacker, 36 

fannetie Viele, 36 
annetje. 37 
annetje Viele, 37 
lemima, 139 
Johannes, 36, 37, 139 
'ohannes, jr., 37 
ohn, 301 
^ oris, 36 
Magdalena, 139 
Maria, 301 
Maria Bosyns, 36 
Marike, 34 
Mary Post, 139 
M aryke, 36, 38 
Mehitable Westcot, 301 
Samson. 301 
Staats Morris, 301 
Tryntje Benson, 301 
William, 139 
Wm. Nagel, 301 
Wyntje, 154 

Eardeley-Thomas, Wm. A., 213 
Early. Julia. 165 

Kate W., 51 

Susan. 165 
Eastman, Esther Laine, 214 

Experience, 217 

Joseph, 213 

Peter, 214 

Eastman, Phebe, 215 

Phebe Henrise, 213 
Eaton, Theophilus, 209 
Egbert, Louisa Sidney, 32 
Ebbits, Ann Wright, 93 

George, 93 

George Patten, 93 

Harriet. 93 

Lucy, 93 

Serena Downs, 93 
Eden, Cathrina Behrens, 96 

Heinrich Jansen, 96 
Edgett, Louisa, 86 
Edmondson, William, 50 
Edsall, Samuel, 275 
Edson, George Thomas, 140, 

G.T., 148 

Mary Hall, 140 

Nathan, 140 

Samuel. 140 
Edwards, family, 74, 305 

iohn Harrington, 74 
-ucy, 129 
Sarah Stiles, 202 
Eells, family, 305 
Edwards, 66 

Egbert, , 259 

sr., 24 

Abm., 100, 178, 26s, 266 
Abr., 24 
■ Abr. S., 27 

Abraham, 169, 253, 255 

257. 261, 268 
Abraham S., 30, 96 
Abraham Tunis, 32 
Abrm. S., 29 
Adeline, loi 
Ann, 100, 171, 175. 177. 

178, 253, 255. 266. 268 
Ann Burbank, 169, 253, 

Ann Martha, 265 
Ann Martino, 169 
Anna, 98, 99 
Betsey Blake, 255 
Catharine. 22. 94, 101 
Catharine Hannah, 100 
Catharine Ann, 18 
Catharine Lake, 18, 25, 

Catharine Maria, 27, 29, 

97, 100 
Cathrine Smith, 169 
Caroline Atkins, 19 
Charlotte Deforest, 24 
Charlotte Vanderbilt De 

Foreest, 268 
Cornelius. 18, 25, 171,260- 

Cornelius Bird, 96 
Edward, 19. 23. 102, 108, 

170. 172. 177 
Edwd.. 172 
Elisabeth, 19, 168 
Elisabeth Martinoe, 105 
Eliza, 26. 260, 264 
Eliza Ann, 30 
Eliza Bird, 27, 29, 30 
Eliza Decker. 267 
Eliza Fountain, 266 
Elizabeth, 98, 175 
Elizabeth Martino, 176, 

Elizabeth Martinse, 256 
Ellen Siraonson, 32, 97 
Emeline, 100 
Ester Ellen, 19 
Frances, 108 
Gertrude, 265 
Hannah Jane, 99 
Hannah Price, 19, 23 
Henrietta, 18, 27, 100 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Egbert, Henrietta Prall, 23 
Henry, 22 
Holmes. 266 

Jacob, 96 
ames, 105, 175, 176, 267, 

James, sen., 255, 256 
ane Martling, 260 

Janes, 261 

John, 18, 30, g6, 108, 171, 
172, 254, 255, 257, ,262, 
264, 265 

John Simonson, 32 

John v., 32, 97 

Joseph, 31, 98, 260, 261, 

Lemont Williams, 97 

Louisa, 25 

Lucy, 172, 264 

Lydia, 27, 29, 96, loi, 103 

Lydia Eliza, 96, 98, 191 

Lydia Seguine, 18, 257 

Madura, 29 

Margaret Crocheron, 254 

Margaret Jane, 26 

Maria, 256 

Maria De Pugh. 261 

Maria Simonson, 96 

Martha, 265 

Martha Ann, 268 

Martha Burbanlc, 255 

Mary, 172, 2S4 

Mary Ann, ig, 260 

Mary Ann Lake, 18, 31, 

Mary Cortelyou, 108 

Mary Eliza Bird, 96 

Mary Elizabeth, 19 

Mary Elizabeth Lake, 19 

Mary Holmes, 108, 172, 
255, 262 

Moses, 265 

Naatje Housman, 171 

Nancy, 257 

Nancy Martinoe, 257, 261 

Patience, 258, 266 

Sally, 260, 267, 268 

Samuel, 169, 255 

Sarah, 172, 261 

Sarah Ann, 263 

Sarah Barton. 172, 263 

Sarah Merrell, 265 

Sarah Merril, 176 

Sarah Phrol, 170 

Tunis, 169, 172, 178, 253- 
255, 258, 263 

Tunis A., 2ti8 

Wesley, 31 

William, 18, 19, 22, 265 

William St. Clair, 30 

Wm., 31 
Egberti, Sabastiannus, 271 
Egberts, Cornelius, 100 

Egbertje, 181 
Egbertsz, Agnieta Jacobsdr. 
Bennigh, 271 

Sebastiaen, 271 
Ege, Adam, 90 

Albert A., 90 

Andrew Howard, 90 

Ida Skillman, 90 

Margaret Hunt, 90 

Mary. 90 

Mary Emma Skillman, 90 

Ralph, 90 

Sarah, go 
Eggers, Adelaide, 31 
Egleston, Rhoda, 126 
Ehrhardt, Catharine Christina, 

Eidam, Daniel, 94 

Elizabeth, 94 

Margarita Neterman, 94 

Elbendorf, Cornells, 185 

Jacomyntjen Heermans, 
Elderkin, Phebe, 126 
Eldridge, Benedict, 128 

Mary, 108 

Rebe^ah, 128 

Khoda Shavilier, 128 
Eliot, mr., 65, 220,222 

Ellsworth, 151, 233 
Eliza, negro, 254 
Elland, Eleanor, 107 
Ellet, Alfred, 159 

Annie, 159 

Arthur, 159 

Benjamin, 159 

Henry E., 159 

John J.. 159 

Mary skillman, 159 

Thomas J., 159 

Winthrop G., 159 
Elliott, , 216 

mr., 138 

Liviney Stewart, 216 
EUicott, Andrew, 303, 309 

Joseph, 303 

Judith (Bleaker), 303 
Ellis, Carolyn, 162 

Garret, 262 

Mary, 262 

Susan Butler, 262 
Ellison, Ann Hughs, 106 

William, 106 
Ellit, Susannah, 213 
Ellsworth, William Webster, 

Elnesly, , 174 

Elsworth, Mary, 157 
Elwell, Dorcas Barnum, 21S 

Jabiz, 215 
Ely, Calvin, iii 
Einbly, Caroline Thorn, 164 
Emerson, Joseph, 211 
Emmot, John. 265 

Maria Andee, 263 

Engel, , 37 

English, , 154 

Enos, Polly, 129 
Enyard, Mary Ann, 178 

Mathias, 178 

Matthias, 170 

Sarah, 178 

Sarah Decker, 170 

Sussanna, 171 
Erbs (Erls), Rebecca, 216 
Erwin, Betsey Skillman, gi 

Elizabeth, 91 

Jacob, gi 

Margaret, gi 
Eslestine, Ann, 128 
Essig, Johannes, 17 

Maria, 17 
Etsch, Carl, g3 
Ettlinger, Adolph, 96 

Charlotte Abel, 96 

Louis, 96 
Eulner, Catharine, 98 
Evans, John, 294 
Eve, G. W., 142 
Evens, Abigal Beebee, 128 

Amos, 128 

Anna Thurston, 128 

William, 128 

Everett, John, i 

Melatiah Metcalf, i 

Metcalf, I 

Nancy Shaw, i 
Evertse. Cornelia, 34, 35, 37 
Ewing, Minnie, 12 

William A., mrs., 65 

Fagen, Jean H. or K., 10 

Fairchild, Clarice, 216 

Harriet, 289 
Fancher, Norman, iii 

Parthenia Tinker, iii 
Fanning, Mehitable, 288 
Fardon, Aaron. 265 

Hannah Jackson, 265 
targo family, 141, 148 

James Francis, 148 

Moses, 141 

Sarah, 141 
Farmar, Anne Billop, 49 

Anne Billopp, 303, 309 

Brook, 49 

Cliristoplier, 49 

Jaspar, 49,303 

Jaspar, jr., 303 

Kobett, 49 

Samuel, 49 

Thomas. 49, 303, 309 

William, 49 
Farmer, Young, 296 
Farr, Eunice, 128 

Joseph GHiiible, 205 

Mary Ann Tibballs, 205 

Mary Louisa, 205 
Farrar, Ebenezer, 54 

Elizabeth, 54 

Martha Mercer, 54 
Farrow, Catharine Elizabeth, 

Ida Lucretia, 101 

Lucy Ann, loi 

Samuel. 101 
Faulkener, Peter, 218 
Fawley, Edith Titus, 11 

J no., II 
Fay, Joseph D., 155 
Felton, John, 218 
Fenno family, 231 

Ephraim 63 

Lula May, 231 

Mary King, 63 
Ferguson, Mary, 226 

Usher, 226 

William, 226, 231 
Fernow, , 117 

Barthold, 181 
Ferris, Benjamin, 148 

John, 167 

Mary Stilwell, 167 

Murray Whiting, 221 
Feust, Fredericks Carolina, 96 
Field, mr., 65. 1 ^8, 139, 222 

William B. O., 137. 138 

William Bradhurst Os- 
good, i;i. 233 
Fields, Nancy, 217 
Fillemore, Henry, 126 

Mary Gillette, 126 
Fills, Hannah, 129 
Finauf, Adelaide, 24 
Finch, family, 142 
Fish Hamilton, 70 
Fisher, Christina Rothfus, 30 

Johann, 30 
ohn, 50 
udith, igg 
Fisk, Delight Bigelow, 113 
Huldah, 127 
John, 113 

Fiske, . 62 

family, ii;o 

Fitch, , 285 

Elizabeth Harris, 129 
Hannah Dutcher, 285 
Jerusha Skillman, 290 
loseph, 129 
Theodore H., 290 
Winchester, 137, i3^' 'S't 
Fitchet, Jane, 108 
Fittar, James. 49 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Fitts, James Hill, 143 

Mary C, mrs., 148 
Fits, Randolph, 69 

Randolph Edward, 69 
Fitzgerald, Margarita, 281 

Sarah, 29 
Flagg, family. 304. 309 

Elisabeth, 113 

Gershom, 304 

Lucius C. S., 304 

Norman G., 309 

Norman Gershom, 304 

Thomas, 304 
Flagler, Catharine Hasbrouck, 

Constance Maria, 24 

Henry, 24 

Isabella, 24 

Isabella Vanderbilt, 24 

iohn Walter, 24 
"amer Dennis, 242 

Zachariah, 242 
Fleming, Eliz., 107 
Fletcher, gov., 33 

Abigail Vincent, 298 

Benj., 298 

William, 298 
Flechies, Robert, 298 
Flewwelling, Sarah, 68 
Flinn, Johanna Barnes, 168 

Roger, 168 
Flitcher, Ann, 173 
Floyd;Jones, family, 147, 148 

Thomas, 147, 148 
Folic, Annie, 158 
Folliot, Eliphalet, 126 

Elizabeth Dewey, 126 
Fonda Abraham, 117 

Alida, 117 

Alida Lansing, 117 

Anna, 117 

Anna Marselis, 118 

Douw Jelisen, 117 

Douwe Jelisen, 117, 118 

Elisabeth, 119, 278 

Elizabeth, 36, 117 

Geysbert, 119 

Hendrik, 117 

Hester Jansz, 117 

Isaac, 117 

!ane, 278 
illis Douwesen, 117 
ohannes, 186 
laria, 185, 186 
Marytje, 117 
M a r i t i e Loockermans, 

Nicholas (Claes), 118 
Rebecca, 36, 117-119 
Rebecka, 281, 282 
Fonteyn, Antie, 6 
Foot, Eliza, 259 
Foote, Edward Bliss, 74 
Edward Bond, 74 
Ford, Mollie, 224 

Rebekkah, 39 
Foreest, Jisse, 39 

Neelt, 39 
Forrester, George, 46 
Fort, Abraham, 282 

Anna Barber Clute, 282 
Catharina, 186 
Elizabeth, 36 
Eliz abeth Quackenbos, 

Elizabeth Quackenbush, 

Eva, 282 

Harmen. 186, 277 
Isaac, 186 

Jacomyntje, 186 
ohannis, 186 
Johannis I., 116, 186 

Fort, John, 36 

Marytje, 186 

Petrus, 186 

Sybrand, 186 
Fortunate, John, 107 

Sarah Britton, 107 
Fosdick, James, 63 

Mary King, 73 
Foster family, 229 

Amanda Cole, 166 

Andrew J., 165 

Ann Rebecca, 165 

Catharine, 165 

Emma J., 42 

Jacob, 165 

John R., 165 

Joseph, 72, 74 

Josephine, 165 

Matilda, \bs 

Mary Ann Skillman, 165 

Mary Scudder, 165 

Nathaniel, 165 

Sarah, 165 

William, 165 

Wm. Winfield, 165 
Fothergill, 219 

Gerald, 141 
Foulke, Louisa, 159 
Fountain, Abm., 178 

Alice J innings, 170 

Ann Egbert, 175 

Anthony, 168, 174, 175 

Anthony, jr., 266 

Antony, 170 

Catharine Butler, 256 

Claushea Spears, 169 

Cornelius, 168 

Elisabeth Vandeventer, 

Elizabeth Ann, 17 

Eliza, 266 

Else, 256 

Jane Housman, 177 

John, 174, 177, 253. 257 

Journey, 175 

Leonard, 17 

Nancy, 266 

Margaret Holmes, 174 

Martha Crips, 168 

Mary, 17. 173, 174 

Mary Widsworth, 17 

Feter, 169 

Phoebe, Thomson, 170 
Susanna, 168 
Vincent, 170, 174, 177, 256 
Wm. H., 255 
Fox, 48, 50 
Francis, Abigail, 68 

Joseph, 154 
Frank, Tho.,49 
Franklin, dr , 296 

ioseph, 162 
lelissa N. Skillman, 162 
Fraser, John, i<i8 
Frazier, Amanda, 54 
Frazur, Catharine Thorn, 108 

Lewis, 108 
Fredericks. Ann, 30 

Ann (Nancy), 96 

Ann Pierson, 93 
Freeman, Anne, 129 

Apphia. Ill 

Catharine Simeson, 105 

Cynthia Shepherd, 128 

Gager, 105 

F. M., 65 

Frank Morgan, 137 

John, 264 

{ulia, 65 
.ydia, 200 
Mary Prue, 264 
Nathan, 128 
Freer, Abraham, 41, 119 ' 

Freer, AecheWillemsTitsoort, 
Anthony, 140 
Claartjen Westvaal, 140 
Echie Willems Titsoort, 

. 41 

Jacomyntie, 38, 119 

iannetje Low, 140 
laria, 186, 282 
Neeltie, 42 
Neeltjen, 35, 41 
Solomon, 140 
Freeling, Richd., 178 
French, Elizabeth Ann Skill- 
man, 160 
Garrison, 160 
Lucee Hatch, 216 
Samuel A., i6o 
Willm., 216 
Frende, Augusta Caroline 
Rudinger, 17 
Carl Auguste, 17 
Mary Blanche, 17 
Frere, Hugo, 282 

Marie Haye, 282 
Frettert, Frederick Jacob, 98 

iacob, 98 
lagdalena, 98 

Maria Steker, 98 
Frewin, Eleanor, 299 
Frey, Geertruy, 120 
Frelinghuysen, Theo., 118 
Frinck, Hannah Hammond, 

John, 128 
Frink, Johanna Low, 285 

Stephen. 285 
Fritz, .'^nna Maria Wolf, 29 

George, 29 

Hans Jorg, 21 

Henrietta Elisabeth, 29 

Maria Wolfen, 21 
Frome, Mary Barton, 171 

Nathaniel, 171 
Froom, Martha Baker, 171 

Daniel, 171 
Froome, N., 174 
Fryal, Abigail, 127 
Fryenmoet, domine, 281 

Anne, 281 

i ohannes Casparus, 280 
,ena Van Etten, 280 
Mary, 280, 281 
Fryemont, domine, 37, 119 
Fugel, Adam, 21, 23, 27, 30, 93 
Catharine, 30 
Catharine Shum, 27 
Catharine Thum, 21, 23, 

Hans Jorg, 21 

iohn, 30 
laria Catharine Bar- 
bara, 27 
Michael, 23 
Nathan, 93 

Fuller, , 159 

Betsey, 67 
Deborah Moger, 215 
Elizabeth. 91, 208 
Kate Skillman Palmer, 

Luise, 129 
Matthew, 208 
Nathaniel, 215 
Fulton, Robert, 88 
Funda, Pollie, 119 
Furth, Cecily. 195 

Gage, Elizabeth Medes, 105 

Jonathan, 105 

Keziab, 214 
Gahner, Gallus, 20 
Gale, Josiah, 126 

Lydia Skinner, 127 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Gale, Rachel Mead, 126 

Samuel, 127 
Gallagher, Emma G. Stagg, 9 

Henry, g 
Galmer, Catharine, 97 
Galpin, Henry Judson, 222 
Gambold, H., 105 
Games, Edward, 49 
Gammell, family, 70 
Gano, Sarah, 57 

Stephen, 57 
Gans, Henry, 26 
Gansevoort, Harrae, 33 

Lysbeth, 279 

Ganz, , 55 

Ganzevoort, Harmen, 186 

Lena, 186 
Gardener, Andreas, 41 

Barbel Schmit, 41 

Dirck, 41 
Gardiner, Aeltie Jacobse, 281 

Lionel, 295 

Mary, 197 
Gardner, C., 12 

Eleanor Strickland, 107 

Jerusha, 209 

Jerusha Stark, 209 

Jonathan, 209 

Lizzie P. Tytus, 12 

Myles, 107 

Susan Gentilman, 194 

William, 194 
Garnsey, Ebenezer, 128 

Eunice, 127 

Rhoda, 128 

Silea Shavilier, 128 
Garrard, Martha Jentleman, 

Richard, 194, 195 
Garretson, Abraham, 265 

Ann, 107 

Ann Winet, 261 

Catharine, 175 

Elisabeth Connor, 175 

Eliza Sanders, 265 

Elizabeth Conner, 265 

Elizabeth Egbert, 98 

Henry, 262 

Jacob, 266 

Jacob Herman, 98 

James, 261 

John, 108, 175, 265 

Maria, 175 

Martha Codmas, 108 

Mary Ida, 98 

Mary Lawrence, 262 
Garrettson, mr., 178 

Abraham, 23 

Diana Spicer, 100 

Eliza Sanders, 23 

Jane Spicer, 100 

John, 100, 178 

John Jacob, 23 

Margaret Ann, 100 

Mary Elizabeth, 100 

Wm. H'y Smith, 100 
Garrison, Elisabeth, 108 

Elizabeth Connor, 169 

Hannah, 106 

John, 169 

Osie, 160 

Osseltje. 160 

Ura, 160 

Ursula, 160 

Wilah, 160 

William, 160 

Gertrude, 168 

Phoebe, 170 
Gaston, Evelyn M., 53 
Gates, Jared, 127 

Lucretia, 126 

Sarah, no 

Sarah Pike, 127 


Gaylord, 306 

family, 305 

Alice, 208 
Gearhardt, Ailie, 287 

Casper, 287 

Mattie, 287 

May, 287 

Sarah Jane Skillman Sat- 
er, 287 
Gebhardt, Catharine Chris- 
tina Ehriiardt, 97 

Godfried W., 97 

John Godfried, 97 
Geer, Elisabeth Newbery, 132 

Oliver, 132 

Vzziel, 132 
Geiser, Johannes, 29 

Louis, 29 

Maria KoUman, 29 
Gelston, Catharine, 112 

Elizabeth, 112 

Hugh, 112 

Maltby, 112 

Mary, 112 

Mary Jones, 112 

Mary Maltby, 112 
Gentilman, Susan, 194 
Gerchan. Esther Anjevine, 129 

James, 129 
Gerd, Eliza, 93 
Germmond, Joseph, 126 

Phebe Elderkin, 126 
Gerrand, Esther Smith, 167 

Thomas, 167 
Gerritse, Dirck, 276 
Gerritsen, Barent, 117 
Gibbons, Almyra Tinker, iii 

Carlos, III 
Gibett, Abigail Ann Black, 22 

James, 22 

James Augustus, 22 
Giblin, John J., 141 
Gibson, mr., 65, 138, 220, 222 

Henry Pierson, 138, 151, 

Sarah, 175 

Giddings, Elisabeth Kelley, 

Joseph, 215 
Giddions, Lucindiah, 216 
Gilbert, Abigail Black, 19 


Cornelia, 40, 188 

Elizabeth Frances, 19 

James, 19 

Joanna, 116 

Maria, 183 

Patience Whipple, 127 

Thadeus, 127 

Thomas, 146 

Welthy, III 

William, 183 
Gillam, Carteret, 133 

Mary, 133 
Gillet, David, 127 

Freelove Muxsun, 127 

Joseph, 121, 284 


Mary, 284 

Mary Knickerbocker, 284 

Rachel, 129 

Sarah, 127 
Gillette, Dorcas, 125 

Mary, 126 
Gilliland, Ann Brown, 165 

David, i6t 

Eleanor Ferine Willett, 

Hartshorne Willet, 165 

Susie Eleanor. 165 
Gilmore family, 22; 

Charles, 46 

Ginks, Abiah,2i3 
Ginnins, Desire, 213 

Glazier, , 219 

Gleason, Charlotte, 206, 208 

Ebenezer Steele, 206, 208 

E. S., 206 

Isaac, 208 

Mary, 208 

Mary Prior, 208 

Prudence Brainard, 208 

Prudence Brainerd, 206 

Sarah Steele, 208 

Susanna , 208 

Thos.. 208 
Glendineu, Cathrine, 171 
Glover, Daniel, 132 

Deborah, 132 

Deborah Lambert, 132 

John, 132 

Sarah, 132 

William, 132 
Goadby, Mary Ann, 50 
Godfree, Clarice Fairchild, 216 

Samuel, 216 
Goepp, Marie Ottilie, 95 
Goetchins, Aletta, 301 
Goewey, Sara Solomonse, 118 
Goff, Abigail Brainard, 200 

Benjamin, 200 

Benjamin Green, log, 200 

Chloe Cole, 200, 201 

Desire Green, 109 

Eveline Cook, 200 

James, 109 

Mary Couch, 109 

Mercy, 109, 199 

Naomi Latimer Rey- 
nolds, 109 

Phila, 200 

Philip, 109, 200,201 

Philip, jr., 200 

Rebecca, 109 

Sarah , 109 

Sarah Atwell, 200 

Timothy, 109, 200 
Gogerly, F., 218 
Gold, Martha, 215 

Pitts, 216 

Tryphena, 107 

Willm., 216 
Golding, Betsy Davis, 127 

Isaiah, 127 
Goldsmith, , 62, 63 

John, 195 

Keturah, 114 
Gold Smith, Abigail Booth, 62 

.\bigaill, 62 

Elisha, 63 

Joshua, 63 

Nathaniel, 63 


Thomas, 62, 63 
Gontz, Louis, 21 
Gooch, Elizabeth Warren, 197 

John, 197 

John, jr., 197 

Thomas, 197 
Goodell, Frederick, 128 

Rhoda Garnsey, 128 

Svlvia Dutcher, 285 

William, 285 
Goodhart, Susan, 11 
Goodheart, Christopher, 257 

John, 257 

Sophia, 257 

TabithaMerril, 257 
Goodman, John, 141 
Goodrich, .-Vnna, 127 

Benjamin, 127 

Charles L., 4 

Deborah, 128 

Elijah, 128 

Elizabeth Dunham, 127 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Goodrich, Lucy, 128 1 

Mary, 128 

Rachel Lloyd, 128 
Goodspede, Martha, 92 
Goodspeed, family, 91 

Ebenezer, 92 

Elizabeth Fuller, 91 

iames, 91, 92 
lartha, 91, 92 
Goodwin, mr., 65 
James 1., 309 
James Junius, 138, 1^1,233 
Goold, Nathan, 73 
Gordon, Augustine, 218 

iohn, sr.. 48 
largaret, 218 
Margarett, 218 
William, 218 
Gorham, Mille Dunk, 216 

Seth, 216 
Gorman, senator, 239 
Gorton, Adelos, 65 
Gould, Elizabeth Sturdevant, 
Hannah, 126 

John, 215 
. Porter, 148 

Goverts, Maria, 300 

Gracie, Rebecca, 166 

Gramlich, Adolph, 164 

Leonia Skillman, 164 

Grandine, Catharine, 176 

Granger, Sarah Stuart, 107 
William, 107 

Grannis, Mabell, 215 

Grant, Seth Hastings, 69, 73 

Craves, Mary, 214 

Gray, Hannah Dutcher Fitch, 
Mary, 213 
Simon, 285 

Greeley, , 157 

Green, Ann, 115, 210 

Anna Katherine, 208 
Anson, 114, 205 
Bathsheba, 109, 201 
Benjamin, 113, 114, 203- 

Benjamin Anson, 206 
Betsey, 114, 204 
Betsey Bigelow, 113 
B. Frank, 148, 231 
Caroline Amelia, 209, 212 
Catharine, 159 
Catharine A. Whitney, 

Catharine Lucretia, 212 
Catherine Lucretia, 116 
Catherine Maria, 212 
Charles Dudley, 212 
Charlotte Gleason, 206, 

Clara Louisa, 209 
Damaris Howe, 115 
Desire 109, 199, 200 
Edmund Harris, 115 
Elisha, 9 

Eliza Bulkeley, 209 
Eliza Bulkley, 206 
Elizabeth, 109, 115 
Elizabeth Young, iii 
Ella Champion, 209 
Enoch, 112 

Frederick Deming, 209 
Frederick Morgan, 209 
Frederick Warren, 115, 

F. W., 209 
George Warren, 115 
Georgian Marguerite 

Rohr, 2X0 
Grace Hollister, 208 
Hannah, 112, 114, 203, 205 

Green, Harriet, 114, 204 
Henry, 114, 206, 208 
Henry Sidney, 212 
Henry Ward Beecher, 208 
Henry William, 209 
Ida Augusta, 212 
India, 112,202 
Indiana, 114 
Indiana Tinker, 112 
James, in-116, 203-212 
James, mrs., 210 
James Frederick, 208 
James Pierpont, 203 
Tames Wilson, 115, 207 
Levi, no 

Lucretia Bacon, 115, 210 
Lucretia Hathaway 

Kuowles, 116, 211, 212 
Lydia Foster Moore, 205 
Maria Blackman, 205 
Maria Skillman, 9 
Maria Theresa, 116 
Marshall, 115 
Mary, 128 
Mary Ann, 115, 211 
Mary Deming, 209 
Mary Gleason Deming. 

Mary Gardner Morgan, 

Mary Louisa Farr, 205 
Mary Lydia, 209 
Mary Theresa, 211 
Matty Minnehala, 206 
Morgan Henry, 209 
Nancy, 115, 210 
Oliver, 115, 210, 211 
Richard, 111-114, 206-209 
Richard Avery, 209 
Richard W.. 208 
Richard William, 114,206 
Ruth, 114, 203 
Ruth Marshall, in 
R. W., 206 
Sally Webb, 114 
Sarah, no, 201 
Sarah Ann, n5, 209, 212 
Sarah Ann Pierpont, 203 
Sarah Ann Todd, 207 
Sarah Elizabeth, 208 
Sarah Maria Raymond, 

Sarah Wing, 114, 205 
Sidney, n5, 206, 208, 209 
Sidney Harper, 208 
Timothy, 114-116, 209-212 
Timothy, mrs., 211 
Timothy Franklin, 116, 

Timothy Wilson, 115 
Warren, 109, no, 199-201 
William, 109-116, 199-212 
William Raymond, 212 
William W., 206 
William Webb, 115, 206 
Wilson, 112 
Wm., n2, 202 
W. W., 207 
Greene, family. 77, 109, 199, 225 
Almon W., 202 
Anson, no 
Arthur Seymour, 202 
.\saph Lorenzo, 202 
Benjamin, no 
Brainerd, no 
Charlotte, 206 
Clarissa Indiana, 202 
Cora Willey, 210 
Edward Marshall, 210 
Emma Stitt, 202 
Enoch, ni 
Evelyn Adelaide, 210 
Fannie Raiford, 210 
Georgian Lucretia, 210 

Greene, Gideon Burr, 202 

Hannah, no 

Henry Augustus. 202 

Henry W . 202 

Indiana, 112 

Indiana Tinker, ni 

James, no 

John, no 

'ulia Elizabeth, 202 
atharine Henrietta, 210 

Levi, no 

Lucy Brainerd, no 

Mary Alice, 210 

Matilda Ann, 202 

Mercy Matilda, 202 

Oliver Herbert, 210 

R. H., 206 

Richard Gleason, 206 

Richard Henry, 109, 199, 

Russell Edwards, 202 

Russell Tinker, 112, 202 

Sallie Obedience Hin- 
nian, 201, 202 

Sally O.. 202 

Sally Obedience Hin- 
man, 202 

Sarah, 201 

Sarah Jane, 202 

Sarah Stiles Edwards, 202 

Sophia Indiana, 112,202 

Sybil Pratt. 202 

Timothy, no 

Warren, no 

William, no, in 

William Edward, 202 

William S., 202 

William Todd, 207 

William Young, 112, 201 

Wm., 202 

Wm. Y., 202 
Greenleaf, Jane Maria, 71, 73 
Greenman, John, 67 
Gregory, Abigail Hall, 213 

Eliz., 114 

Ezra, 129 

Jeames, 215 

Louisa Ketcham, 125 

Lowis Rindle, 215 

Mary Mygatt, 129 

Greve. Charles T., 148 
Grey, George, 108 

Mary Eldridge, 108 
Gridley family, 305 

Prudence, 206 
GrifRn, , 120 

Elizabeth Landon, 130 

Francis, 282 

Hannah, 284 

Lorine. 242 

Mary Sands, 282 

Samuel, 130 

Sarah Knickerbocker, 120 

Sary, 120 

Teresa, 282 
Griffing, Elizabeth Uhl, 184 

Hannah, 184 

Jane Skillman, 288 

Samuel, 288 

Stephen, 184 
Griffith, Phebe, 200 
Griffths. , 86 

Eleanor M. Skillman 
Bryan, 86 
Grimma, Martha, 167 

Griswold, , 306 

Groesbeck, Elisabeth Knicker- 
bocker, 281 

Hans W., 278 

Harmen J., 278 

John H, 278 

John William, 281 

Index of Names in Volwne XXXIX. 


Groesbeck. Margarita Kipp, 

Maria, 278 


William. 281 
Groesbeek, Barbar Claasz, 118 

Maria, 36 

Nicol., 36 

Wouter, 117 
Grogan, Jas.,9 

Louisa (Eloisa L.) Hoff- 
man, 9 
Grover family, 229 

Mary, 59 
Guion, Hermanns, 262 
Guinup, Saraii, 9 
Guthrie, Catherine, 68 
Guyon, Ann Connor, 174 

Ann Elizabeth, 253 

Catharine Ketteltass, 105 

Daniel, 174, 257 

Danl., 173, 253 

Elisabeth Clawson 
Young, 174 

Frances, 253 

James, 174 

John, 107 

Peter, 105 

Sara Ward, 107 
Gysberts, Neeltje, 35 
Gysbertse, Neeltje, 35 

Hachett, Elizabeth Jentleman, 
Robt., 194 
Hackston, Jeremiah, 215 

Rhoda Akins,2i5 
Hadden, John Aspinwall, 137 
Haden, Joseph, 218 
Hageman, Benjamin, 287 
Elizabeth, 84 
Jane Skillman, 287 
Mary, 87 
Haines, gov., 297 
Hale, Mary Ann, 282 

Nathan, 113 
Halenbeck, Aletteka, 38, 119 
Halenbeeck, Aletteka, 124 

Aletteke, 180 
Halenbeek, Aletta, iig 

Letge, 282 
Hall family, 305 
Abigail, 213 
Giles, III 
John, 128 
Mary, 140 
Polly Butts, 128 
Thomas, 275 
Uranah, 216 
Zurviah, 214 
Halliday, Edgar, 292 

Susanna Church Skill- 
man, 292 
Halma, Francois, 271 
Halstead, Anna A. Tindell, 166 

Isaac, 166 
Hamersly, L. R., 148 
Hammond, Ann, no 

Hannah, 128 
Hamlin, John, 63 
Mary, 63 
Tiney, 128 
Hanchet, Eben, 120 
John, 128 
Joseph, 120 
Tiney Hamlin, 128 
Hancock family, 72 
Handlin, Elizabeth, 107 
Handy, Rachel, 126 
Hanna family, 225 
Hanus, Gustavus Charles, 66 
Hardenbroock, Adam, 274 

Annetje Meinders Smitt, 

Hardenbrook, , 57 

Haring, Cornelius, 224 
Harmense, Elbert, 38 
Harniensz, Lysbet, 33 
Harle, Awdry, 195 
Harper, James. 208 

Jane Skillman, 161 

Uri, 161 
Harris, Amy, 85 

Bernice. 85 

Clinton. 85 

Clyde. 85 

Edith. 85 

Edward Doubleday, nx. 

^138,310 '•^' 

Elizabeth, 129 

Elsie, 85 

Freeman, 85 

Henry, 85 


Julia, 85 

Leonard B., 85 

Lillian Hedges, 85 

Mary Skillman, 85 

Minerva, 85 

Susan A., 55 
Harrison, Ada, 165 

gen., is6 
Harrod, Mary, 6i 
Harry, negro. 257 
Harsen family. 228 
Hartshorne family, 71 
Hart, Harriet Williamson, 158 

John, 53, 224 

Sarah, 53 

William, 158 
Hartman, Eliza C, 261, 266, 

255. 256 

G. A , 
Hartough, Efiza "Ann Nevius, 

John, 52 
Harty, Freda Hause, 224 
Harvard, John, 232, 304, 305 
Harvie, George, 196 
Harvey, , 215 

Abigail Skillman, 161 

America Minerva, 161 

Cone, 215 

David Francis, 161 

Eliza Martha, 161 

Jacob, ibi 

James, 161 

James Reed, 161 

John, 69, 74 

John M.j 161 

John Quincey, 161 

Mary, 161 

Philander, 161 

Sarah, 161 
Harzen, Ann. 256 

Cornelius, 256 

Jacob, 256 

Margaretta Ferine, 256 
Hasbrouck. Catherine 242 

Daniel, 242 

Dinah, 242 
Hatch, Amanda Hubbell, 216 

Elizabeth, 216 

E.\perience, 217 

Frank M., 165 

Henery, 216 

Lucee, 216 

Mary Skillman, 165 

Hately, Mary Cole, 167 

Richard, 167 
Hatfield, Catharine Van Pelt 
Bogart, 171 

Deborah, 171 

James, 268 

John, 171 

Sarah, 268 

Hathaway, Charles R., 73 7, 

Joanna Gilbert, 116 

Lucretia, 116, 211, 212 

Samuel. 116 
Hatsche, Elizabeth Georgiana 


George, 32 

John, 32 
Hatt. Andw.. 46 
Hattof, Anna. 96 
Haughabout, Betsey 

Ellen. 263, 266 

Hannah, 255 


iohn, 267 

y Ann, 267 
Peter, 255, 263 
Rachel, 255 
Sarah Britton, 263 
Winant, 263 

Haughawout. Elsie Jane, 268 

Haughwout. , 176 

Betsy, 25 
Daniel, 267 
Esther, 267 
Francis, 253, 267 
Hester, 253 
Jane Jones, 267 
Mary, 253 
Mary Martino, 105 
Matthias, 253 
Peter, los 
Susan, 99 

Susan Ann Roff, 253 
Wynant. 253 
Hauseman, Martha S w a i m 

Butler, 32 
Hausman. Catharine Ann, 94 
Catherine Bauer, 94 
Isaac, 94 
James, 94 

Theodore Adam, 94 
Havens, Sarah, 63 
Hawk, Mary, 164 
Hawke, Carrie, 90 
Edward P., 90 
Edward S., 90 
Henrietta, 90 
Ida Stryker Skillman, 90 
Mary Emma, 90 
William W., 90 
Hay, family, 150 

G. U., 14, 187, 243 
Haye, Maria. 282 
Hayden, Esther, 210 

Esther Beebe Paine, 210 
Geo. W., 210 
Henrietta, 210 
Horace, 210 
Jane M., 210 
John, 210 
Luther, 210 
Nancy Green, 210 
Nehemiah, 210 
Sara Sill, 210 
Sarah Sill, 210 
Uriah, 210 
Wm. Henry, 210 
Hays, Lydia Mapes, 214 

Nathaniel, 214 
Hazard, family, 309 
lames, 215 
Martha Gold, 215 
Hazen. Ward C, 14, 187, 243 
Heal, Eliza Swift, 104 
Emma, 104 
Peter, 104 
Hearne, 224 

family, 148 
William T., 148 
Heath. Anna, 120, 283 
Bartholomew, 283 
Eliza, 26s 


Index of Names /« Volume XXXIX. 

Heath, Joseph R^ 265 

Mehitable Crippen, 283 

Sarah Egbert Merrell, 

Simon A., 265 

Thomas, 283 
Heathcote, Caleb, 299 

Gilbert, 299 

Martha Smith, 299 
Hebard, Betsey Chamberlain, 

Daniel, 128 

Lydia. 128 

Mary Beardslee, 129 

Robert, jun., 129 
Hebbard, Daniel, 127 

Mercy Pike, 127 
Hedges, Lillian, 85 
Hedding, Salome, 172 
Hedley, Ann, 139 
Heer, Fred. J., 148 
Heermance, Andreas, 182 

Andres (Andrew), 182 

Andries, 182, 183 

Anna, 183 

Annetje, 182 

Catherine Vosburgh, 182 

Cornelia, 182 

Dorothea, 182, 183 

Eleanor, 182 

Elisabeth, Knickerbock- 
er, 40 

Jacob, 182 

iobn, 182 
[artin, 182, 183 
Neeltje, i8a 
Neeltje Van Wagenen, 

182, 183 
Petrus, 40 
Heermans, Engeltie Jans Bres- 
teed, 183 

Jacomyntjen, 185 
an Focken, 183 
Heermanse, Jacob. 183 
Heermansen, Jacob, 183 
Hegeman, Femmetje Titus, 6 

John, 6 
Heilbrig. Richard £., 232 
Hekel, Eliza, 19 
Hekkel, Eliza, 21 
Hellings, , 8, 10 

Elizabeth Titus, 8,10 

Jacob, 10 
esse, 10 

John, 10 

Martha, 10 

Samuel, 10 

Tunis, 10 
Helme, Mary, 127 

Prudence, 127 
Hemmium, Catharine, 107 
Hempstead, Abigail, 131 

Abigail Bayley, 59 

Deborah, 131 

Elizabeth, 131 

Experience, 131 

Hannah Salmon, 59 

John, 59 

Joshua, 59, 131 

Mary, 131 

Mary Youngs, 59, 131 

Mehetable, 131 

Mehetable Reeve, 131 

Robert, 59, 131 

Robt., <;g 

Samuel! Benjamin, 131 

Thomas, 131 
Hempsted, Elizabeth, 134 
Henchman, 218 
Henderson, James, 127 

Martha Jane, 127 
Hendrick, Anne Barnum, 216 

John, 216 

Hendricks, Edmund, 321 

Elizabeth, 38 

Geertje, 273, 275 

Margaret, 39 
Hendrickse, Gerrit, 34 
Hendricx, Johanna, 67 
Heneris, Aoraham, 213 

Abraham Wonzer, 213 
Henkels, Stan. V., 140, 148 
Henly, Margaret, 107 
Henrise, Phebe, 213 
Henry, family, 225, 226 

Elizabeth, 67 

James, 67 

Patrick, 71 
Hens haw, Grace Augusta 
Sands, 220 

Joseph, 220 
Herbert, Mary E. Hoffman, 9 

Wm. C.,9 
Herman, Anna Pauline, 20 

John Gottlieb, 20 
Hermance, Andries, 183 

Elisabeth Knickerbock- 
er, 183 

Evert, 184 

Maria Van Wagenen, 183 

Petrus, 183 
Hermanns, Jacob, 124 
Hermans, Andres, 182 

Catharine Vosburgh, 40 

Dirckien, 41 

Jacob, 40 

Nelgen, 182 
Hermanse, Andreas, 185 

Elisabeth, 184 

Maria, 185 

Peter, 184 
Heme, family, 142 

William, 142 

William T., 142 

Heroy, Catharine, 291 
Herr, Lizzie, 55 
Herrick, family, 229 

Anna Goodrich, 127 

Lydia, 129 

Lydia Newman, 127 

Mary Kidder, 126 

Nathan, 126 

Rufus, jun., 127 

William, 127 
Herring, family, 207 
Herrington, Adre, 195 

Alice, 195, 196 

Awdry, 195 

Awdry Harle, 195 

Barbara, 196 

Beatrice, 195 

Betres, 195 

Betsey, 258 

Catharine, 195, 196 

Cecily Furth, 195 

Eliza, 258 

Joan, 193, 194 

Joan Jentilman, 194 

John, 195 

Judith, 196 

Margaret, 195, 196 

Margt., 194 

Mary, 195 

Robert, 194 

Stephen, 195 

Stephen, sr., 196 

Susan, 195, 196 

Thomas, 195, 196 

Thos., 195 

William, 195, 196, 258 
Hester, Fannie Lea, 159 

Henry, 159 
Heusler, Barbara, 24 
Hevler, Christopher, 106 

Elizabeth Bront, 106 

Hewett, Hannah Miller, 127 

Daniel, jr., 127 
Hewtin, Willm, 47 
Hibbard, family, 71 
Hibbets, Catharine Merrile, 20 

Euphemia, 20 

Peter, 20 
Hickman, Frank Murphy, 16'; 

Will, 165 
Hicks. Elizabeth, 287 

Joanna, in 

Lydia Doane, iii 

Samuel, iii 
Hide Eliakim, 127 

Lois Bates, 127 
Higgins, George, 215 

Patience Mapes, 215 
Hight. Sarah, 287 

William, 287 
Hill, family, 142, 148 

."Vbigal Smith, 129 

Alice, 105 

Anne, 129 

Anthony, 142 

Anzell, 259 

Barton S., 85 

Benjamin, 85 

Betty Bates, 128 

Elsie Harris, 85 

Emily Strong, 85 

Ephraim, 259 

iohn, 128 
.enah Ferine, 259 
Mary, 209 
Naomi, 55 
Origen, 129 
Sarah, 259 
Sarah Leach, 213 
Silas, 213 
Uriah, jr., 142, 148 
Hilliard, 176 
Amy, 258 
Eliza Coursen, 259 

iohn, 259 
lerrel. 259 
Hilligass, Johannes, 124 

Lena Knickerbocker, 124 
Hilliyard, Amey, 170 
Hilton, Alexander Stewart, 102 

Cornelia, 100 

Edward Banker, 100 

Ellen, 102 

Ellen Banker, 100 

Henry, 100, 102 

Henry Graham, 100 

Josephine, 100 

William McMurray, 100 
Hilyer, Mary Ann, 268 
Hine, 306 
Hines, Grace Skillman, 164 

John, 164 
Hinman, family, 201 

Adam, 202 

Benjamin, 202 

Ebenezer, 202 

Edward, 201, 202 

Edward, jr., 202 

Hannah Jennings, 202 

Hannah Stiles, 201 

Mercy, 202 

Noah, 202 

Obedience Jennings, 202 

Sallie Obedience, 201 
Hinslif, Mary, 106 
Hirschle, Francesca Weber, 98 

Heinrich, 98 

Peter, 98 
Hitchcock, Sophia, 159 
Hoadley, George E., 302 
Hoagland, Margaret, 87 
Hobart, Eliz.,298 

James, 298 
Hocker, William, 196 

Index of Naines in Volume XXXIX. 


Hogland, Diana, 242 
Hoffcut, Elizabeth, 123 

Hannes Yeary, 123 

Jeany Butcher, 123 

John, 123 
Hoffman, Anthony, 37 

Helene Titus, 9 

John H., 9 

Louisa (Eloisa L.), 9 

Mary E., 9 

Nicholas, 180 

Philip, 180 

Wm. G., 9 

Zacharias, 37, 38 
Hofman, Martin, 40 

Martinus, 38 
Hogabome, Jeremiah, 120 

Mary, 120 
Hogaboom, Jeremiah, 120 
Hogeboom, Jeremiah, 180 

Mews, 33 
Hoigg, Amos, 214 

Lydia, 214 

Matha, 214 
Holand. Thankful, 128 
Holbrook, Levi, 148, 232 
Holbrooke, Levi, mrs., 65 
Holcombe family, 148 

Adelaide, 159 

W. F., 148 
Holden, Adaline, 26 

J. A., 310 

Mary, 21 
Hollingshead, Ann, 286 

Hetty, 286 

Susan, 286 
Hollis, , 160 

Evaline Skillman, 160 
Hollister, Abell, 214 

Abigail Chambers, 214 

Abigil, 213 

Anna, 215 

Betsey, 216 

Dircus, 217 

Ebenezer, 217 

Elizabeth Wording, 214 

Grace, 208 

Jonathan, 214 

Phebe Pepper, 217 

Ruth. 2(5 

Thankful, 214 
Holmes, capt., 200 

Abigal Spalding, 127 

Anne, 127 

Elizabeth, 127 

Elizabeth Ann Merril, 26 

Elizabeth Mary, 26 

Jehosaphat, jr., 128 

John Merril, 26 

Lucy, 108 

Lydia, 126 

Margaret, 174 

Mary, 108, 172, 255, 262 

Mary Paine, 128 

Nathan, 128 

Patty Wells, 128 

Philomedia, 128 

Samuel, 127 

Sarah, 127 

Stephen, 182 

Thomas, 26 
Holms. Lucy, 216 
Holt, William, 46 
Holzhalb, Bertha. 96 

Bertha Motzer, 96 

Edward, 96 
Hooghkerk, Rebecca, 117, 118 

Lucas, 117 
Hoofman. Martinus, 39 
Hooker, Thomas, 68 
Hoop, Jan Hendrikz, 271 
Hooper, Abraham, 173 

Charity Stilwell, 173 

Hooper, Marth, 257 

Martha, 256 

Sarah, 169 
Hop, Cornells, 270, 271 

Jacob, 271 

rieter, 270 
Hope, Ch. E., 5 

Cornelia Skillman, 57 

Stephen R., 57 

Thomas, 57 
Hopkins, Benjamin, 126 

Iames, iii 
,izzie, 291 

Lydia, 127 

Mary, in 

Roswell, 126 

Sarah. 128 
- Zereph Rudd, 126 
Hoppe, Adolph, 276 

-Andries, 274, 275 

Catrina, 276 

Christiaen, 272 

Gerten, 276 

Hendrick. 276 

Jan Klaesz.',27o 

Matthias Adolphus, 276 

Matthys, 276 

Matthys Adolfus, 276 

Wilhelmus, 276 
Hoppen. mrs., 275 

Andries, 273 

Andries Willemszen, 273 

Geertje Hendricks, 273, 

Hopper, Alexander, 273 

Christopher, 272 

Daniel, 273 

Henry, 273 

Hugh, 273 

James, 272 

Joachim, 271 

Johannes, 154 

John, 272, 273 

Mary, 154 

Robert, 272, 273 

Sarah, 273 

William, 273 

William H.,272 

Wyntje Dyckman, 154 

Yallass, 273 
Hoppesack, Cornells, 271 

Gysbert Michielse, 271 

Hendrik in de, 271 
Hopperus, Sieur, 271 
Hoppin, C. S., jr., 309 
Hopton, Martha, 46 
Home, Christopher, 196 
Horton family, 310 

Barnabas, 136 

Byron Barnes, 310 

Mary, 64, 163 
Hosack, Alexander, 226 
Hosmer, Ann, 109 

Asa, 109 

Bathsheba, no 

Batbsheba Green, 109 

Charles B., 201 

Euclid, no 

Horatio, no 

James, 201 

John, 201 

John B., 201 

John Budd, 109 

Lavinia, 201 

Mary, 109, 201 

Matilda, no 

Peter, 109 

Rozilly, no 

Sarah Long, log 

Stephen, 109, 201 

Stephen T., 201 

William, 201 

Houghton, Elizabeth, 90 
Houghwout, Susan Ann, 30 
Housman, , 32 

Aaron, 256 

Abni., 177, 262 


Alfred, 23 

Ann, 256 

Benjamin, 264, 267 

Caroline Houghwout, 103 

Diodema, 257 

Edward, 266 

Egbert Haughwout, 99 

Eliza, 255 

Frances Van Namur, 177 

Hannah, 19, 22, 267 

Hester, 262 

Isaac. 177 

Jacob, 177, 267 

James, 94 

Jane, 177 

Jno., 99 

John, 30, 103 

Joseph, 104 

Judith, 266, 267 

Lena Cruse, 177 

Letty, 264 

Lydia, 104 

Margaret, 264 

Margarett, 262 

Margarett Bodine, 262 

Maria, 31, 266 

Martha Jane, 30 

Martha Swain Butler, 23 

Mary, 107, 267 

Mary Elizabeth, 104 

Mary Morgan, 171, 256 

Naatje, 171 

Nathan, 266 

Ord.. 171 

Richard, 266, 267 

Richard, jr., 23 

Sally, 255 

Susan Ann, 103 

Susan Ann Houghwout, 

Susan Haughwout, 99 

Susan Robbins, 267 
Howard, family, 72 

Abiram, 128 

Deborah Carter, 128 

Elizabeth Skillman, 54 

James, 54 

Levet. 128 

Olive Ransome, 128 

Thomas Skillman, 54 
Howe, family, 229 

lord, 296 

Damaris, n5 

Isaac, nS 

Jonas, 14, 187, 243 

Wm., 191 
Howell, , 41 

Susan, 158 
Howland. .'\kin, 215 

.Abigail, ni 

Henry, in 

Hope, no 

John, in 

Nathaniel, 215 ^ 
Hoxton, Prudence, 196 
Hoy, David, 232 
Hubbard, family, 305 

Laura, 225 
Hubbel, Amos, 216 
Hubbell, .Abigail, 216 

Abigail Hyat, 215 

Amos, 216 

.Amanda, 216 

Ephraim, 213, 216 

Hannah Mcger, 214 

Hepsibah, 213 

Lucy Holms, 216 

Mary, 207 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Hubbell, Polly. 217 
Shadrach, 214 
Urana, 217 
Willra G., 215 
Hudgens, Mildred, 61 
Hudson, Danl., 9 

Elizabeth, 114 

Keturah Goldsmith, 114 

Rachel Skillman, 9 

Richard, 114 
Huff, Catharine, 285 

Lucretia, 166, 285 

William H., mrs., 85 
Hughes, Barney, 23, 25 

Ellen Jane, 25 

George Washington, 23 

Mary E., 11 
Hughs, Ann, 106 

Ann Dobson, 107 

John, 107 
Hull, Robt., 49 
Hulsebas, Albert, 96 

Fredericka C a r ol i n a 
Feust, 96 

Gesina Carolina, 96 
Humphrey, Sarah, 242 

Thomas, 242 
Hungerford, Amasa, 214 

Elizabeth Seelye, 214 

Hannah, 112, 203, 213 

Hannah Green, 112 

Joseph, H2 

Margit, 217 

Zurviah, 216 
Hunt, Anna Blackwell Skill- 
man, 160 

Annie Iredell, 56 

Catharine Skillman, 56 

Cicero, 56 

Daniel, jr., 127 

Edward, 160 

Griswold, 216 

Hannah Miller, 127 

Jonathan, 160 
largaret, 90 

Maria Louise, 56 

Nancy, 288 

Ralph, 160 

Robert I., 56 

Thomas, 90 

Ursula, 160 

Wesley, 56 

Wilson, 165 
Hunter, David, 218 

Jane, 176 

Margaret Herrington, 195 

Mary, 12 

Susan Jentleman, 194 

Thomas, 194 

Wm., 195 
Huntington, Archer M., 65, 136- 
138, 151. 233 

Jedediah, iii 

Simon, 301 
Huntting, 123 

Isaac, 34, 39 
Hurd, Anne, 213 
Hurlburt, family, 305 
Hurlbut, Jobe, 217 

Margit Hungerford, 217 
Hurlbutt, Mary, 114 

Saml., 114 
Hush, Hannah Skillman, 290 

Samuel C, 290 
Hutton, rev. dr., 158 
Hutzel, Christina, 93 
Hyat, Abigail, 215 
Hyatt, Catharine Skillman, 291 

John B., 291 
Hyde, Jerusha, 209 

lelees, Manuel, 48 
lentleman, Christian, 195 

Inbroeck, Gysbert, 274 
Ingersoll, Alpheus, 128 

Huldah Fisk, 127 

Joseph, 127 

Sidel Adams, 128 
Ingham, John, 168 

Margaret Calcraft, 168 
Innes, Eleanor Smith, 106 

John, 106 
Inwitt, Ann, 213 
Iredell, Annie, 56 
Irving, Washington, 33, 280 

Jack, D. R., 14, 187,243 

negro, 243 
Jackel, Eva Maria Sekinger, 94 
Magdalena Rosina, 94 
Jacob Fried'k, 94 
Jackie, Emma Amalia, 26 
Eva Maria, 26 
Jacob Fred., 26 
Jacob Frederick, 26 
Maria Catharine, 26 
Jacobsdr, Diewer, 271 
Maria, 271 

Jackson, , 120 

Andrew, 156 

Ann , 261 

Clarissa Tinker, iii 
Daniel, 259, 261 
Delia, 266 
Elizabeth Titus, 11 
Erastus, iii 
Hannah, 265 
Jane, 120 

Johanneke (Jane) Knick- 
erbocker, 120 
Jos., II 

Judy Crockeron, 259 
Mary Seely,259 
Thomas, 259 
Jacky, Magdalen, 268 
Jacobs, Grietie, 39 
Jacobsmyer, Anna, 94 

Johann Christian, 94 
Joseph, 94 
Jacobson, Ann, 172 

Ann Vandeventer, 105 
Catharine, 254 
Catharine Conner, 261 
Catharine Connor, 177 
Christian, 105 
Eliza, 263 
Elizabeth, 169 
Hellethay, 268 
Hilletje, 172, 262, 263, 266 
Hilletje Bedell, 169, 177, 

Israel, 263 
John, 169, 172 
John Christian, 177 
John V. D., 177, 254, 259, 

262, 263, 266, 268 
Lucretia, 268 
Maria, 262 
Matilda, 266 
Jacobsz, Jannetje, 35 
Jacobus, Lydia Van Syle, 107 

Rulof, 107 
Jakle, Carolina Louise. 20 
Eva Maria Sicking, 20 
Jacob Frederic, 20 
James, negro, 178 
Jane, Martha, 127 
Janer, Elizabeth, 255 
Jans, Aechie, 279 
Jansen, Annetie, 6 

Antie Fonteyn, 6 
Catherine, 6 
Jacob, 6 
Jansz, Hester, 117 
Jaqua, Aaron, 120 
Jaques, Caroline, 263 
Jaquet, Pierre, 143 

Jaquett, family, 142, 148 
eacocks, Hannah Garrison, 
William, 106 
Jeffreys, Robert, 219 
Jemison, David, 47 
Jenk, Betty, 213 
Jenkins, family, 226, 231 
Anne, 8 
David, 226, 227 
Elizabeth, 201 
Maria Raymond, 227 
R. E., mrs., 231 
Robert, 227 
Robert E., 226 
Jenner, 49 

Jennings, Catharine Skerret, 
Hannah, 202 
Jane, 257 
John, 174 
Joshua, jr., 202 
Lambert, 257 
Mary, 257 
Mary Lyons, 202 
Obedience, 202 
Rachel, 263 
Jennins, Catharine, 108 
Jennison, Harrie Lee, 310 

H. L., 310 
Jentilman, Anne, 194 
Joan, 194 
Martha, 195 
Mary, 194 
Richard, 195 
Thomas, 194 
William, 195 
Jentleman, Agnes, 194 
Christian, 194 
Elizabeth, 194, 195 
James, 194 
Jas., 195 
Joan, 194 
John, 195 
John, mrs., 195 
Judith, 195 
Margaret, 195 
Martha, 194, 195 
Mary, 194, 195 
Richard, 194 
Robert, 195 
Susan, 194 
Susan Capp, 194 
Thomas, 194, 195 
Toby, 195 
William, 194 
Jewell, Caroline Skillman, 90 
Charles A., 90 
Mary E.,90 
William M., 90 
Jewet, Gertrude Garritson, 168 

Zenophon, 168 
Jinnings, Alice, 170 

Rachel, 172 
Julin, Catharine Maria Stew- 
art, 28 
Hanna Ann Elizabeth, 

James Thomas, 22 
Sarah Jane, 28 
Sarah Jane Steward, 23 
Sarah Jane Stewart, 22 
William, 28 
Wm., 22, 23 
Junkin, Francis T. A., 310 
John, negro, 257 
Johns, Aaron, 129 

Elizabeth Barnes, 129 

Johnson, , 196, 219 

family, 71 
mrs., 257 
Aaron, 257 
Abner, 172 
Addria, 267 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Johnson, Adelaide Eggers, 31 

Ann Burbank, 2s8 

Ann Martling, 258 

Anna Maria, 31 

Anthony, 267 

Betsey Haughabout, 258 

Lharity, 173 

Ciiarlotte, 104 

Coiuelis, 176 

Daniel, 257 

E., 22 

Edward, 19, 22, 103, 259, 

Edward M., 100, 102 

Edwd., jr., 266 

Eleonore Vanderbilt, 176 

Elizabeth Praul, 257 

Elizabeth, 172, 267 

Elizabeth Corsen, 176 

Elizabeth Secord, 103 

Ephraim, 267 

Fanny, 267 

Hager Thomas, 263 

Hannah Housman, 19, 22, 

Isaac, II, 200 

Jacob, 258 

James, 106, 259, 263 

Jane, 102 

John, 31, 100 

John Edward, 19 

Judith, 168 

Leah Elizabeth, 102 

Louise Lyon, 227 

Margaret, 100-103, 257 

Mary Penoyer, 126 

Mary Sharrot, 267 

Mary Wood, 106 

Nath., 176 

Peter, 256 

Phebe, 263 

Polly, 13 

Polly Sharrot, 259 

Rebecca Cole, 200 

Richard, 22, 256, 263 
Rosalie Morris, 305, 309 
Ruth, 126 
R. Winder, 305, 309 
Salome Hedding, 172 
Samuel, 126, 263 
Sophia, 20 
Susan Titus, 11 
Susan Van Pelt, 263 
William, 48, 104, 223 
Willis Fletcher, 68 
Johnston, Adaline Holden, 26 
Bedell, 256 
Clara Holden, 26 
Richd., 257 
Robert, 26 
Robert Clyde, 26 
Sally Peterson, 257 
Thomas, 257 
Jones family, 71 

Abm., 2S4, 265, 267 
Alice, 267 
Ann, 177 
Barent, 256 
Barnet, 255, 268 
Catharine, 177 
Charles Landon, 138 
Daniel, 171, 256, 268 
Eliphalet, 107 
Elizabeth, 265, 268 
Elizabeth Bogart, 107 
E 1 i z abeth Christopher, 

Elsy, 265 
Ezekiel, 162 
J.. 177 

Jane, 165, 171, 267 
Jane Banta,256 
John, 127 

Jones, Juliana Sylvy, 177 

Mabel, 180 

Martha , 255 

Mary, 112, 254-256 

Mary Livingston, 112 

Marv Pinkerton, 165 

Mathias, 177 

Nettie Skillmau, 52 

PresilU, 267 

Robertina Skillman, 162 

Sarah Hatheld, 268 

Sarah Patterson, 127 


Thos., 112 

William, 165 

Wm., 209 
Jordan, A. S., mrs., 4 
Journeay, Ann Garretson, 107 

lohn, 172 

Nicholas, 107 
Journey, , 175 

Albert, 105 

Mary Perine, 105 

Robert, 171 

Sarah Cole, 171 

Kadlitz, Cora, 102 

Elizabeth, 102 

John, 102 
Kaus, Anna Maria, 124 

Heinricb, 93 
Kebel, Catharine, 95 
Keble, Alice, 198, 199 
Keen, Jesse, 107 

Margaret Henly, 107 
Keep, Austin Baxter, 148 
Keesoom, Cornelis Teunisen, 

Keith family, 305 
Kelby, Alexander, 82 
Kelley, Elisabeth, 215 

Mary, 12 
Kelly, Frances, 167 
Kelsey family, 305 

William, 68 
Kendrick, , 12 

Sarah Tytus, 12 
Kenison, Elizabeth, 258 

Maria Bush, 258 

Stacy, 258 

Stacy D., 258 

Kennedy, Catherin, iii 

Duncan, 108 

Eliza, 301 

Mary Mann, 108 
Kemp family, 226 
Kersey, William, 218 
Kershaw, George, 52 
Ketelhuyn, Daniel, 34, 35 

David, 34 
Kettelacr, Jan Cornelisz, 271 
Ketteltas, mr., 178 

Ardrae Britton, 169 

Louisa, 98 

Stephen, 169 
Ketteltass, Catharine, 105 
Kettle, Nellie, 278 
Keys, Emma Skillman, 162 

James W., 162 
Kidder, Chloe, 126 

Mary, 126 
Kieft, gov., 275 
Kiesele, August, 32 

Eliza Anna, 32 

Emilie, 32 

Lilia Augusta, 32 

Louisa, 32 

Louisa Julia Dimpfel, 32 
Kiersted, Hans, 183 
Kimball, Sarah Louise, 74 
King family, 139 

capt., 188 

dr., 27, 78, 79 

King, gov.. 79-84 

Abigail, 63, 135 

Alexander. 63 

Alexander, jr., 63 

Anne, 139 

Antoinette Louisa. 84 

Autoiuette Weithian. 84 

.Asa, 139 

bastrebee, 135 

Bathsheeb, 135 

Bathsiiua, 135 

Benjamin, 63 

Cattianuc Osborne, 63 

Catlierine Latham An- 
gell. H3 

Catherine Maria Watcr- 
ii:an, S4 

Charles Rollin, 83, 84 

Clement, 77 

Constant, 63 

Deborah, 127 

Elexander, 63 

Eliza Smith, 83 

Elizabeth, b?, 139 

Elizabeth Birchard, 139 

Emma. 2H7 

Frances Elvira. 84 

Honuah, 5K. 134, 135 

Henry. 03 

Kezekiah, 139 

James. 13; 

James Laurence, 83 

James Lawrence, 78 

Jerusha, 63 

John, 63, 77, 139 

John \., 224 

Joseph. 64 

Jerusha Marsh, 63 

Josiah. 77 

Katharine Sheffield, 135 

Katherine. 135 

Lucien, 287 

Lydia Hopkins, 127 

Maria Waterman, 84 

Mary, 58, 63, 135 

Mary Anna, 83 

Mary Hamlin. 63 

Mary Waterman, 83 

Patience, 63 

Prosperous, 63 
Rufus, 138 
Samuel, 127 
Samuel Ward, 77. 81-S4 
SamI W., 77-79 
Sarah, 63 
Sarah Frances, 84 
Sar.ih Havens, 63 
Sarah Skillman, 287 
Svsauab. 13; 
Weithian Walton, 77 
William. 13s, 139 
William, jr., 135 
William Borden, 77 
William Mattoon, 66 
Kinge, Clement, 77 
Daniel, 77 
Mary Kaynor. 77 
Ralphe, 77 
Kingsbury, Joseph, 67 
Millicent, 67 
Sarah, 67 
Kinsev, Cathrine, 170 
Henry, 164 

Josephine Skillman, 164 
.Mary .\nn, 170 
Kinsman, family, 70 
Kingston, Polly, 255 
Kinsy, Abby. 19,28 

.■\bby .Ann, 25. 267 
Benjamin, 267 
John. 267 
Susan .Ann, 267 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Kip, Annatje, 36 

Catharine, I39 , 

Christina Snook, 140 

Cornelia, 36 

Hendrik, 274 

Igenas, 36 

Isaac, 276 

John, 139 

Sarah, 281 

Teunis, 36 
Kipp, Anna Knickerbocker, 

Anna Van Vechten, 278 
Egmon, 117 
Hannah, 117 
Ignas, 118, 278 
Jacob, 278 
Margarita, 278 
Neeltje (Corneha), 278 
Sara, 278 
Teunis, 278 

Kirby. family, 305^, 

Hannah McClure 

cott, 3 
Helen McClure, 3 
William. 3 
Kirch, Carl Sebastian, 104 
Christine, 104 
John Henry. 104 ^ ., 
Kirk, Mary Skillman Smiley, 


Thomas, 57 
Kirkland, Lydia, 61 
Kirkpatrick, Jacob, 52 

Lizzie, 52 
Kirtche, Elizabeth, 28 

Henry, 28 

tohn, 28 
necht, Theodore, 104 
Kline. Catharine. i59 
Koch, Anna Cathanna Walter, 


Anna Maria, 95 

Reinhart, 95 
Kollman, Maria, 29 
Kossuth, 157 
Koontz, Catharine, 210 
Knap, Hannah. 215 

Lowis Bass, 214 

Thos., 214 
Knapp, family, 232 

Betsey. 207 

J as., 207 

Mary Hubbell, 207 

Sally Dutcher, 285 

William, 285 
Knickabaker, Abraham, 184 

Peter, 41 ^ ^ . 
Knickebacker, Catharine, 37 

Lourens, 37 , 

Knickelbacker. Harman Jansz 

Knickerbacker, Abraham, 184 

Annaitie, 36 

Anatje. 281 

Annatie, 186 

Annatje, 278. 280 

Benjamin, 119 

Catarina, 124 

Catharine, 121 

Catryntje, 184 

Caty, 124 
Coma., 116 
Cornelia, 34 
Cornells, 34, 124 
Cornelius, 39 
David Buel. 280 
Dorothea, 40 
Elisabeth. 277, 278 
Elizabeth, 34. 124 
Evert, 34, 40 
Genne, 124 
Harme Janse, 34 

Knickerbacker, Harmen, 118, 

Harmen Jansen, 34 
Harmon, 34 
Herman, 121 
Joannes, 281 
Johannes, 34 
Johannes Harniense, 35 
Johannis, 36 
Joh., 118 
John, 124 
Johs., 185, 278, 282 
1 Lana, 124 

Lawrence, 121 
Lour., 122 
Lourens, 34 

Lowerens, 37 

Margree, 124 

Mary, 121, 124 

Marytje. 122, 281 

Neeltie Freer, 42 

Neeltje. 36. ii8> ^^9 

Peter,34, 41. 42 


Rebecca, 119 

Rebecka, 281 

Samson, 121 

Silas. 121 

William, 281 

Wouter, 119. 277 ,. , 
Knickerbakker. Cornelia, no, 


Elisab., 185 

Elisabeth, 277i 

Elizabeth, 116 

Hannes, ii7 

Harmen, 116 

Johannes, jr., no 

Johannis. 116 

Neeltje, 116 

Wouter, 116, 185,277 
Knickerbocker family, 33. "o. 
179, 277 
col., 119 
Abigail, 182 

Abigail , 39. 182 

Abraham, 42, ii9, 12°. *<54. 

282. 283 , , , ,Q 

Aletteka Halenbeck, 38. 

AlettekaHalenbeeck. 124 
Aletteke Halenbeeck, i»o 
Alida, 117, 277 
Althea, 284 
Anatje, 278 
Anna. 117.-119 
Anna Heath, 120, 283 
Anna Maria Dings, 123 
Anna Maria Kaus, 124 
Anna Van Vechten, 277 
Annatje. 277, 281,282 
Arietta Lansing, 280 
Anna Quackenbos. 34. 35 
Bartholomew, 120, 283 
Benjamin, 38, 119, 123-125. 

i7g, 180, 282 
Catha., 120 . 

Catharin, i79 . 
Catharina, 125, 185 
Catharine, 120, 123 

Catharine , 283 

Catharine Dutcher, 121, 

Knickerbocker, Cornelius, 33. 
34, 39. 121, 123,283, 284 
Cornells, 35. 38. 39. 121, 

124, 182 
David, 283 
Debora, 39 
Derckje, 280 
Derkje (Derica), 280 
Derkje Van Vechten, 278 
Derrica Van Vechten, 279 
Dorcas, 284 
Dorothe, 40 
Dorothea, 41, 183 
Ebert, 183 

Echie, 120 ,„ . . ,0 
Eleanora Ben (Bain), 3» 
Eleonora Ben, 124 
Elisabeth, 39, 4°, 42. 121, 

Catherine, 38, i79,,i8o 
Catherine Wendell, 277 
Cathrina. 124 
Catrina Dutcher, 38 
Catrina Duytcher, 120. 

121 , „ 

Cornelia, 33-36, 39-42, 118, 

124, 182, 184, 278 

125, 183, 277. 281, 284 
Elisabeth Winne, 278 
Elisabetha, 121 
Elizabet, 184 
Elizabeth, 38, 1^6,117, 

iig, 121. 124. 185,186,284 

Elizabeth , 38 

Elizabeth Fonda. 36, "7 
Elizabeth Winne, 119, 279 
Evert, 33, 35, 40, 183. 184 
Everth. 40 
Geertruid Van Deursen, 

184 ^ 

Geertruid VanDeusen, 42 

Geertruy Vosburg, 184 

Geertruy Vosburgh, 35. 

Genne (Jane), 124 
Gertge, 184 „ 
Hannah, 39. 182, 283 

Hannah , 120, 283 

Hannes, 39 
Harman, 121 
Harmauis, 121 
Harme Jans, 33 
Harmen, 34. 36.„38. 39. 
116, 117, 121, 184, 279. 
283, 284 ^ „ 

Harmen (Hermen), 280 
Harmen Janse, 33 

Harmen Jansen, 33, 34. 
116-124, 179, 181-186,277, 
279, 282-284 

Harmen Jansz, 42 

Harmon, 120 

Harmon (Hermon), 283 

Herm., 120 

Herman, 120, i79 

Herman Jansen, 282 

Hermanus. 121, 184 

Hugh, 124 

Isaac, 117, "9. 120,283 

Jac , 120 

Jacobaatche, 120 

Jacomyn, 39 

Jacomyntje. 120 

Jacomyntje Freer, 38, 119 

James, 123, 284 

Janche, 121 

Jane, 125. 282 

Jane Montross, 185 

Janetie (Johanneke), 123, 

124, 284 
Jannetie, 35 „ 
Jannetje, 33, 38, 121, 123, 

Jannetje (Johanneke), 38 
Jannetjen, 42, 121 
Jemima Owen, 38, 119 
Jeremiah, 283 

Jerusha , 120, 282 

Johanna Schut, 35. 39 
Johanneke (Jane), 120 
Johannes, 34, 36, 39, "7- 
119,124, 279,282 

Index of Names hi Volume XXXIX. 


Knickerbocker, Johannes, jr., 

Johannes H a r m a n sen, 

185. 186 
Johannes Harmense, 3f; 
Johannes Harmensen, 35, 

116-118, 277, 279, 282 
Johannis, 35, 117, 281 
Johannis, jr., 278 
John, 38, 117, iig-i2l, 124, 

184, 282, 283 
John, jr., 179 
Johs., 279 
Jonanna Schut, 39 
Kathren, 179 
Laura Sturges, 282 
Laurens, 36, 37, 119-124, 

179. 282-284 
Laurentz, 119, 123, 124,282 
Laurenz, 179 
Lawrence, 33, 37, 119, 120, 

283,284 '•'■' 
Lawruence, 121 
Lena, 124 

Letge Halenbeek, 282 
Lisabeth, 123 
Lour., 40 

Lourens, 34, 37, 38 
Louwrenz, 37 
Lucas, 277 
Lydia, 121 
Lysbet, 36 
Lysbeth Bogaert, 37 
Lysbet Janse Bogaert, 34 
Magdaleua, 185 
Majory (Margaret), 124 
Malche, 122 
Maltgen, 125 
Margaretha, 124 
Margarietje, 277 
Margaritta, 118 
Maria, 124, 185, 278 
Maria Deunis, 123 
Maria Gertrude Snyder, 

Margerie Bain (Ben), 119, 

123, 282 
Marjerie Ben (Bain), 38 
Marika, 123, 124 
Marike Dyckman, 34 
Maritgen, 121 
Mantjen, 38, 179 
Mary, 120, 121, 284 
Mary j^nn Hale, 282 
Mary Buel, 280 
Mary Murdack, 180 
Maryke Dyckman, 36, 38 
Maryke Dyk,37 
Marytje, 277, 279 
Meseri, 124 
Molly, 282 
Moriken, 284 
Nancy Race. 123 
Nealcha, 117 
Neeltie, 36, 119 
Neeltje, 281 
Neeltjeu Freer, 35, 41 
Nelge, 185 
Outhout, wid., 277 
Peter, 124 
Petrus, 121, 123 
Pettrus, 120 
Philip, 123, 124 
Pieter, 33, 35. 38, 41, 184. 

Rachel, 120, 283 
Rachel Schram, 124 
Rachel Visscher, 281 
Rachel Wendel, 280 
Rebecca, 118, 277 
Rebecca De Wandellar, 

Rebecca Fonda, 36 
Rebecca Vosbergh, 123 


Knickerbocker, Rebecka, 279 

Reuben, 283 

Rudulft, 121 

Ruliti (Rulef), 121, 284 

Sally Reit (Reick), 184 

Salmon, 283 

Samuel, 283 

Sarah, 120, 284 

Soloman, 120, 283 

Solomon, 120, 283 

Susanna Basson, 42, 184 

Susannah Nase, 284', 

Susanna Pulver, 124 

Thankful, 120, 283 

Thankful , 120 

tje, 38 

Tobias, 284 

Walter, 277, 283 

Willem, 279 

William, 39, 182, 283 

William W., 279 

William Winne, 278, 279 

Woughter, 117 

Wouter, 36, 117, 118, 277, 
Knickkerbackker, Cornelia, 117 

Johannes, 117 
Knief, Rebecca, 95 
Kniep, Rebecca. 31 
Knight, , 85 

Aletta Burns, 85 

John, 50 
Knikkaback, Harmen, 118 

Neeltie, 118 
Knikkebakker, Dorothea, 41 
Knikkelbakker, Harmon, 36 

Lysbeth, 36 
Knikkerbacker, Elisab., 186 
Knikkerbakker, Anatie, 278 

Annetje, 278 

Annetjen, 38 

Elizabeth, 277 

Johannes, 38 

Neeltie, 116 

Wouter, 277, 278 
Kniper, John Herman, 32 
Knoch, Johanna Henerika 
Juliana, 95 

Jonann Heinrich, 95 

Martha Elisabctha Pen- 
hart, 95 
Knoesel, Catharina, 104 

Christian, 104 

Salome, 104 
Knowles, Augusta Freeman, 

Hannah, 199 

Lucretia Hathaway, 116, 
211, 212 

Philo, 211 
Knowlton, Joseph, 200 

Reliance Cole, 200 
Knox, John, 85 

Sarah Skillman, 85 
Kramisch, Louisa C, 20 
Kribbs. f^^lisha, 169 

Magdalene McLean, 169 
Krumdick, Dorothea, 93 
Kruse, Jemima Simonson, 108 

John, 108 
Kruser, Ellen Simonson, 260 

Henry, 260 

John, 260 

Miami, 260 
Kuhn, Elizabeth, 305 
Kuntz, Mar. Lis., 39 

Phil., 39 
Kuypers. domine, 119 
Kwakkenbush, Adriaan, 186 

Elisabeth, 186 

Sybrand. 186 
Kyp, Hendricks, 294 

Isaac, 294 

Jacob, 294 

Lacey, Lois, 217 

Lafayette, , 157 

Laterge, John, 262 

Laforge, Catharine Pryor, 177 

Dorcas, 262 

Jesse, 177 

La Forge, Catharine Pryor, 264 

Cornelia Simonson, 263 

David, 263 

Gertrude Martling, 263 

John, 263 
Laine, Esther, 214 
Lake, Abraham, 168 

.•\driana Britton. 23 

.'\nn Jane Tuthill, 255 

Ann Lockerman, 170 

Knn Flitcher, 173 

Anneke, 28 

Barnet, 262 

Barnt, 253 


Catharine. 18, 25, 262, 265 

Daniel, 170, 173' 

Daniel W., 261 

Desire Ginnins, 213 

Eliza Jane, 260 

Elizabeth, 170 

Job, 213 

John, 177 

John G., 23 

Joseph, 23, 172, 173, V,%, 

Maria Coursen, 255 

Mary, 260, 2b7 

Mary Ann. 18, 31, 265,267 

Mary Elizabeth, 19 

Mary GifEord, 23 

Morgan, 172 

Patience Berbank, 168 

Polly, 262 

Richard, 260 

Sara, 106 

Sarah Prickett, 177 

Sophia, 210 

Violetta Spear, 23 

William, 262 

Lamar, ex-pres., 156 
Lamb, , 72 

family, 72 

Abigal Fryal, 127 

Caleb, 126 

Daniel Smith, 72, 74 

Isaac, jr., 127 

Luise, 127 

Ruth, 126 
Lambert, Deborah, 132 

John, 32 
Lammersen, Dirckje Smii, 122 

Hendrick, 122 
Lamphear, Elizabeth, 215 

Rosill, 215 
Lampher, Abel, 215 

Hannah Knap. 215 
Lancaster, Abraham B., 5,5 

Ann Skillman, 55 

Magdalen D., 55 

Merritt P., 55 

Naomi Hill, 55 

Susan A. Harris, 55 
Landin, Hannah Moore, 131 

Jona., 131 
Landon, Fiske, 62 

.'Vshbel, 62 

Bathia Tuthill, 130 

Daniel, 62 

David, 62 

Eliza, 130 

Elizabeth, 130 

Freelove Briant, 126 

FLinnah, 62, 130 

Hannah Bishop, 130 

Henry, 130; 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX, 

Landon, James, 62, 126, 130 

James, jr., 62 

John, 62 

Joseph, 62 

Martha Youngs, 62 

Mary, 62 

Mary Vaill, 62 

Nathan, 62, 130 

Rachel, 62 

Samuel, 130 
Lane family, 143, 148 

Edward, 143 

James, 143 

Job, 143 
Lange, Friedrich, 93 

Sophie, 30 
Langfoid, Lydia, 43 
Lanning, Ella Cox, 54 

Wallace, 54 
Lansing, Alida, 117 

Arietta, 280 

Elizabeth Hendricks, 38 

Gerrit Fredericksen, 38 

Hendrick, jr., 34, 35, 38 

Hendrick Gerritsen, 38, 

Jacob, 182 

Jannetie Knickerbocker, 

Jannetje Knickerbacker, 

. 34 

Jannetje Knickerbocker, 

Lysbeth, 38, 117, 181 

Willempie Bratt, 182 
L' Archer, Fulbert, 300 
Larew, family, 226 
Lamed, Charles, 74 
Lassel, Waitstill, 129 
Latham, Frances, 83 

Lewis, 83 
Lathrop, Elizabeth, 129 
Latimer, Ann, 109 

John, 109 

Naomi, 109 
Latouche, miss, 220 
Latterete, Mary, 170 
Latterette, Susannah, 167 
Law, Johathan, 71 

John, 293 
Lawrence, family, 72 

James, 78 

Mary, 262 
Lawton, Thomas A., mrs., 74 
)^ay, Elias, iii 
Lea, , 159 

Ann, 159 

Fannie, 159 

Louisa Skillman, 159 
Leach, , 214 

Amos, 213, 216 

Azuba, 216 

Daniel, 217 

Deborah Wonzer, 213 

Dorithy Benit, 214 

Elizabeth, 216 

Elizabeth Prindle, 214 

Ephraim, 214 

Hannah Page, 214 

Helind Pepper, 216 

Ichabod, 215 

Jemima, 214 

Joanna, 214 

John, 214 

John, jr., 216 

Lois Lacey, 217 

Martha, 215 

Martha Wonzer, 214 

Mercy, 213, 216 

Merriam, 214 

Ruth Marsh, 215 

Sarah, 213 

Simeon, 214 

Uranah Hall, 216 

Leaforge, Catharine Seguine, 

David, 107 
Leake, Joseph, 108 

Frances Egbert, 108 
Leate, Nicholas, 227 
Leating, .Inna Mary, 31 
Le Bon, Sarah Titus, 11 

Tunis, II 
Ledyard, Abigail Hempstead, 


Deborah Youngs, 59 

Fanny, 131 

George, 131 

John, 59, 131 

Polly, 131 
Lee, Ann, 146 

George, 288 

Ida Harris Skillman, 288 
Leek, Hannah, 134 

John, 134 

Mary, 134 

Mary Wiggains, 134 

Philip, 134 

Submit, 134 
Leendertse, Annetje, 118 
Leendertsen, Jacob, 274 
Leestia. negro, 219 
Leete. family, 227, 231 

John, 227 

Joseph, 227, 231 

William, 227 
Lefferts, Marshall Clifford, 66, 

le Flechies, Adam, 298 
Lefurde, Catherine, 170 
Legard, 46, 218 
Le Gardiener, William, 295 
Leggett, James, 181 

John, 181 

Mary Van Alstyne, 181 
Legrange, Mary, 167 
Leibert, Eugene, 104 

Sarah, 104 
Leiser, Ernst Franz, 22 


Philip, 22 
Leiting, Meda, 25 
Lendt, Elisabeth, 282 
L'Enfant, major, 303 
Lenting, Meda, 22, 27 
Lentz, George, 268 

Magdalen Jacky, 268 
le Pele, Robert, 296 
Le Pierre, Francis, 11 

Harriet A., 11 

Jane Titus, 11 
Leonard, family, 70 

Benjamin, 200 

Enoch, 277 

L B., 148 

John W., 144 

Mary Cole, 200 

Mary Hall, 70 

Marytje Knickerbocker, 
Lescher, Johanna, 124 

Hanna, 213 
Lesher, Elizabeth Nedicker, 

Samuel, 267 
L'Espinard, Anthony, 163 

Antoine, 163 

Leonard, 163 
Lesscher, Johanna, 124 
Levando, Adolph,95 

Elisabeth, 95 

Emma Schmidt, 95 

Joseph, 95 
Levy, Jefferson M., 221 
Lewis, family, 143, 148 

Billetje, 171, 175 

Lewis, Daniel, 107 

Edith, II 

Elizabeth Handlin, 107 

Isaac, 175 

James, 169, 178 

Mary, 178 

Morgan, 156 

Rachel Marshall, 175 

Rebecca, 178 

Rebecca Collong, 169 

Rebecca Jane, 27 

Sarah Maria, 20, 27 
L'Hommedieu, family, 305 

Abigail. 289 

Sarah, 133 
Lieberman, John, 5 
Lieverse, Elbert Harmensen, 

Lightbody, Agnes, 50 

Elizabeth, 50 

Gabriel, 50 
Lightbodys, mr., 50 
Limner, Mary, 105 
Lincoln, Abraham, 237, 241 

Augustine, 160 

Ursula Hunt Skillman, 
Linde, Sarah, S9 
Lines, Harriet E., 203 
Lipincott, Mary, 19 
Lisk, Abraham, 173 

Jane Wandel, 173 

John, 106 

Sarah Decker, 106 
Lisle, Tobias, 219 
Lispenard, Anthony, 162 

Sarah, 162 

Sarah Barclay, 162 
Littell, Ada Louise, 99 

Alexander, 99, loi, 102 

Clara Adelaide, 102 

Emma Laura, loi 

Hannah Jane, 102 

Hannah Jane Egbert, 99 

Jane, loi 
Liverse, Catharina, 37 

Catharina Bogaert, 37 

Elbert Harmensen, 37 
Livesz, Harmen, 118 

Marretie Teunisz, 118 
Livingston, Alex., 294 

Catherine, 299 

Phil, jr., 49 

Julia R., 42 

Mary, 112 

Robert, 294 
Lloyd, , 300 

Anne, 128 

Anthony, 129 
Betsey Slassen, 129 

James, 128 

Lucy Goodrich, 128 

Rachel, 128 
Locke, Arthur H., 74, 146 
Locker, John, 255 

Phebe, 172 
Lockerman, Ann, 170 

Elizabeth, 171 

Mary, 169 
Lockman, Abraham, 268 

Betsy, 260 

Catharina, 268 

Jane, 260 

Joseph, 253, 260 

Locky Cears, 253 

Matilda Britton, 268 

Richard, 268 
Lockwood, Agnis, 47 

Charles, 291 

Elizabeth, 127 

Joseph, 47 

Josephine Skillman, 291 

Mary, 88 

Rachel, 127 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Lodge, Mary, 88 
Lomax, Kate J., 159 
Long, Abraham, 168 

Anna Skillman, 160 

Ann Rambel, 168 

Edward, 48 

Eliz. Fleming, 107 

Jacob, 107 

Robert H., 160 

Sarah, 109 
Longstreet, Margaret, 160 
Lont, Electa C , 290 

Sarali Skillman, 291 

Stephen O., 291 

Loockermans, Maritje, 186 
Loomis, family, 309 

Abigail, 203 

Anna Moger, 216 

Elias, 309 

Elisha L., 309 

Elsie Skillman, 2qo 

Epbraim, 290 

Joseph, 309 

Nathaniel, 203 

Nathel, 216 
Lord, Sally, 129 
Lorton, Heth, 222 
Lossier, Jacob, 170 

Sarah Beatty, 170 
Lothrop, Melathia, no 

Tabitha, no 
Louisa, negro, 255 
Loundert, Hans Jury, 37 
Lounsbury, Elizabeth, 129 

Louree, , 219 

Love, Jane, 105 
Lovett, Richard, 48 
Lovelace, Ann Wentworth, 298 

Francis, 298 

Richard, 298 
Low, Jannetje, 140 
Lozier, Ellen Maria, 259 

Jacob, 259 

Sarah Beatty, 259 
Lubers, Nancy, 32 
Luby, Julia, 100, 102 

Mary Elizabeth, 102 

Thomas, 102 
Lucas (Jans) Barbara, 6 

Johannes Simensz, 6 

Phebe Titus, 6 

Sigismund, 6 
Lucase, Maria, 118 
Luckenbach, Augustus, 266 

Matilda Jacobson, 266 

Samuel, 266 

Sarah, 266 
Ludington, Charles Henry, 68 

C. H.,73 , 

Henry, 68, 69, 73 

Lavinia Elizabeth, 68 
Ludlam. Sarah, S9 
Ludly, Sarah, 49 
Lueders, Elenore, 104 

Sarah, 104 

Thomas, 104 
Luke, Matilda, 128 
Lum, Hail, 217 

Mary Prindle, 217 
Lunt, Matilda, 98 
Lupton, Charles. 164 

Laura Skillman, 164 
Lushington, 218 
Lutz, Catharina, 20 
Luwes, Margarita Harmense, 

118, 277 
Luysze, Cathryn, 38 
Lydle, Ann (Nancy) Freder- 
icks, 96 

Ann Fredericks Pierson, 

Lydle, Ann Pierson Freder- 
icks, 93 
Benjamin, 30, 93, 96 
George Washington, 93 
Gilbert Osborne, 30 

iosephine, 96 
lary Elizabeth, 30 

Wm. Wallace, 39 
Lyman, family, 225 
Lynch, 47 

lames, 268 

James Livingston, 268 

Olivia Ann Marsac, 268 

Rachel, 268 
Lyon, family, 226, 228 

Ebenezer, 227 

George, 228 

G. W" A., 228 

Henry, 227, 228 

Mary, 202 

Palmer Heath, b6 

Peter, 228 

Richard, 227, 228 

Sidney Elizabeth, 227 

Thomas, 228 

William, 228 
Lyons, A. B., 227, 228, 231 

Mabe, Judith, t86 
Macbeth, family, 144 

Malcolm, 144, 149 
MacCra, William, 218 
Macdonald, William, 221 
Mackenzie, Elizabeth, 218 

Diana, 218 

George Norbury, 308 

Hector, 218 

H. M. 0., 218 
Mackwethy, Nathan, 126 

Rachel Handy, 126 
Macomber, John, 143 

William, 143, 144 
Macy, W. A., 74. 148, 232 

William A., 138 

William Austin, 137, 138, 
151. 233 
Madison, president, 280 
Maher, mrs., 220 
Maine, Haunah Prindle, 214 

John, 214 
Maines, Ellen Baker, 28 

David Wooley, 28 

William, 28 
Mains, Elizabeth Virginia, 30 

Ellen Baker, 30 

Wm., 30 
Makfield, Betty Jenk, 213 

William, 213 
Malcolm, mrs., 220 

Fanny, 220 

William, 220 

Wm., 219, 220 
Maltby. Mary, 112 
Mann, Barbara, 17 

Christian, 17 

Mary, 108 
Mapes, Halleck, 13 

Lydia, 214 

Patience, 215 

Sally Titus, 13 
Maps, Lcdiah Cossons, 213 

John, 213 
March, Sarah Ann Sands, 220 

Thomas, 220 
Marcy, Dorothy Newell, 140 

William Learned, 140 
Margaret, negro, 173 
Maria, negro, 47. 25S„ 
Maris. Freda Hause Harty,224 

jurian, 224 

jurie (Jurran), 224 

Jury, 224 
Markoe, Francis Hartman, 64, 

Marks, Eleanor Callaboun, 106 

Hezekiah, io6 
Marl, Samuel, 186 
Marsac, Marv St., 263 

Michael, 172, 2*3, 268 

Olivia Ann, 268 

Rachel, 268 

Rachel lennings, 263 

Rachel JiuuinKS, 172 
Marselis, .Anna, 118 

Aniietje, 118 

Uarbar Claasz Groes- 
beck, 118 

Gerrit, 119 

Gysbert. 118 
Marsh, , 306 

Abigail Wonzer, 214 

Ann, 175. 178 

Anna, 21^ 

Christopher, 175 

Jennet, 175 

Jerusha, 03 

John, 173, 17;, 214 

Lewis R., I7S 

Merriam Leacb, 214 

Ralph, 175 

Rboda, 175 

Robert, 175 

Ruth, 21S 

Richd.. 178 

Samuel, 214 

Sarah, 178 
Marshall, chief-justice, 241 

Charity, in 

Elizabeth, 210 

Elizabeth Winslow, 113, 

Experience, 169 

John, 169. 210 

John, mrs., 113 

Rachel, 175 

Ruth, III, 113, 210 

Susanna Swaim, 169 

Thomas, 114 
Marston, Cornelius, 262 

Deborah, 262 

John, 262 

Mar\ Butler, 262 

Matilda, 262 

Nymphas, 91 
Martensen, Dirckien Her- 
mans, 41 

Jan, 41 
Martien. .Alfred, 69 
Martin, Abigail, 178 

Benjamin, 178 

Chauncey St. John, 27 

Christiana, 20 

Christina Rokere, 20 

(jeorge Cortelyou, 27 

Tohann, 20 

Margaret, 158 

Moses, 268 

Nathaniel H., 178 

Nancy, 268 

Oliver, abS 

Oliver R.,24. 27 

Oliver RoUiu, 24 

Sarah, 12. 27 

Sarah Ann, 24 

Sarah Ann Vanderbilt, 
24, 26S 

Sarah Dorsett, 17R 
Martine, Marv, 63 
Martino flaugliwout, 176 

Ann, i6q, 174 

Beuajah, 1O9. 178. 26a 

Chanty Christopher, 176 

Eleanor. 266 

Elen., 174 

Eleon., 175 

Elizabeth, 175, 178 

Eliza Catharine Mart- 
ling, 2b2 


Index of Names in Volu)ne XXXIX. 

Martino, Elizabeth, 176, 261 

Gabriel, 262 

Hannah Decker, 169, 262 

Jane Christopher, 169 

John, 169 

Maria, 266 

Rebecca. 169 

Steph., 174 

Stephen, 175, 176, 266 
Martinoe. Elisabeth, 105 

Mary, 105 

Nancy, 257, 261 

Rebekah, 258 
Martinse, Elizabeth, 256 
Martling, Abraham, 258, 260 

Ann, 257, 259 

Benjamin, 264 

Benjm., 257 

Cath., 259 

Catharine, 260 

Daniel, 257 

Dorcas L., 268 

Dorcas Laforge, 262 

E. or C, 100 

Eliza, 264 

Eliza Catharine, 262 

Elizabeth, loi, 102, 257, 
264, 268 

Elizabeth Wright, 260 

Garret, 266 

Gertrude, 263 

Jane, 260 

iohn, 259, 260, 262 
lary Ann Burbank Bo- 
dine, 266 

Mary Blake, 257 

Mary Elizabeth, 98 

Mary Wood, 266 

Peter, 268 

Stephen, 100, 266 
Marvin, Elizabeth, 42 

Grace Raymond, 189 

Ichabod, 42 

John, 189 

Nath'l, 42 

Rachel, 42 
Mary, negro, 178 
Mason, widow, 149 
Mather, Frederic G., 147 
Mathews, Catharine T. R., 224 

Catharine Van Cortland, 
Matlack family, 72 
Matthews, Ella Skillman, 286 

John, 286 
Matthys, Annetje, 39 
Mauer, Catharine Kebel, 95 

Jacob, 95 

John Jacob, 95 
Maurer, Catharine, 267 
Maurice, Charles Stewart, 

mrs., 221 
May family, 70 
Mayer, Dirck Dircksen, 181 

Maritie Post, 181 
Mayhew, Abigail, 126 

Grace Paine, 297 

Martha Parkhurst, 297 

Matthew, 297 

Richard, 297 

Thomas, 297 
Mayo, Anne, 128 

Chester G., 140 

John, 140 

Reuben, 129 

Sarah Atwill, 129 
Mayham, Albert C.,231 

Albert Chapman, 224 
McAllister, John Meriwether, 

McBride, Catharine, 167 
McCann, Anna F., 166 

McCaraher, Alexander, 53 

Mary Ann, 53 
McClure, Finlay, 218 
McCoUum, H. C, 140 
McCormick family, 150 
McCoy, , 54 

Mary Cox, 54 
M'Cullagh, John, 175 

Sarah Gibson, 175 
McDonald. Caroline Low Tin- 
dell, 166 

Henry J., 166 
McDougal, Alexander, 157 

Eliza Bella, 157 

Mary Elsworth,i57 
McDougall, Peter, 220 
McFarland, Daniel, 231 

H.. 231 
McFarlin, Andrew, 129 

Sally Lord, 129 
McGee, Michael. 127 

Prudence Cameron, 127 
Mcintosh, Charles, 263 

Margarett, 263 

Mary M. Marsac, 263 

Stephen, 263 
McKay, Michael, 127 

Sarah Rowlee, 127 
McKesson, John, 47 
McKillip, John, 285 

Mary Dutcher, 285 

Peggie, 285 
McKinney, James, 73 
McKinnon, Henrietta Skill- 
man, 55 

Neil, 55 
McKinstry family, 70 
McLaughlin, Caroline Jaques, 

James, 263 
McLean, C. C, 91 

Eliza Jane. 162 

Evaline Tytus, 12 

Iohn, 12 

1. P.. 146 

Magdalene, 169 
McLeland, George, 108 

Margery Teague, 108 
McMurphy, Anne Wenn, 128 

John, 128 
McNab, Rebecca, 24, 27 
McNeer, mrs., 12 
McPherson, Caroline Skillman, 

John A., 290 
Mead. Anne Burris, 128 ' 

Bathsheba, 127 

King, 128 

Rachel, 126 

Spencer P., 232 
Mearillon, Margaret, 218 
Medes, Elizabeth, 105 
Meels, Judith, 179 
Meene, Roger, 196 
Megapolensis, Joannes, 232 
Meinders, Annetje, 274 
Melyn, Cornelius, 297 
Menee, Peter, 265 

Polly, 265 

Sally, 265 
Mercer, Hugh, 54 

Martha, 54 
Merlin, Cathrine Mitchel, 170 

John, 170 
Merrel, Ann, 267 

Elizabeth, 262 

John, 262 
Merrell, Abm., 262 

Abraham, 260 

Ann, 260, 262 

Catharine, 264 

Catharine Shields, 262 

Edward, 262 

Eliza, 264 

Merrell, Elizabeth, 260 

John, 262, 264 

John T., 264 

Magdalen, 264 

Margarett Housman, 262 

Martha, 265 

Richard, 265 

Sarah, 265 

Thomas, 264 
Merrick, Albert, 291 

Nellie E. Skillman, 291 

Lynn, 291 
Merril, Abraham, 171; 

Elizabeth Martino, 175 

Elizabeth Ann, 26 

John, 176 

Jonothon, 256 

Lena, 175 

Maria Egbert, 256 

Martha Hooper, 256 

Martha Levinia, 32 

Marth Hooper, 257 

Richard, 256, 257 

Sarah, 176 

Tabitha, 257 
Merrile, Catharine, 20 
Merrill, family, 72 

Abraham, 254, 261 

Abm., 254 

Catharine, 177 

Egbert, 254 

Eleonor, 254 

Elizabeth, 254 

Frances, 177 

John, 177, 254 

Maria, 261 

Mary, 254 

Mary Jones, 254 
Merriman, Mary Hamlin King, 


Saml., 63 
Merritt, Abigail Francis, 68 

Catherine Guthrie, 68 

Daniel, 128 

Douglas, 68 

Douglass, 309 

Edward, 68 

Ezekiel, 68 

George, 68 

Henry, 68 

Isaac, 68 

John, 68 

Joyce Olive, 68 

Margaret Sandln, 68 

Mary, 68 

Mary Simmons, 68 

Nicholas, 68 

Phebe Akein, 128 

Philip. 68 

Richard, 68 

Samuel, 68 

Sybil Ray, 68 

Thomas, 68 

William, 68 
Mercereau, judge, 263 

Cornelia, 19, 22 

Elizabeth, 171, 259 

Joshua, 97 

Margret, 171 

Maria Sharrot, 259 

Sarah Ann Ferine, 97 

Stephen Henry, 97 
Mersereau, Aletta, 160 

Ann, 266 

Anneke Lake, 28 

Aultje Amerman, 108 

Barbara, 160 

Barbara Van Pelt, 160 

Christopher R., 161 

Cornelius, 108 

Daniel, 259, 266 

David. 28 

Elisabeth, 106 

Ellen Maria Lozier, 259 

Index of Names in Vohmc XXXIX. 


Mesereau, Hannah, i6o 

Jacob, 266 

John, 107, 108, 160 

John Drake, 160 

Joseph, 174 

Joshua, 160, 259 

Judith Poillon, 107 

Kcziah Drake, 160 

Lucretia Sharrot, 266 

Marieta Gifford. 28 

Martha, 108 

Mary Taylor, 108 

Phoebe A. Skillman, 161 


Sally Skillman, 160 

Sara Bedell, 174 

Sara White, 106 

Stephen, 106, 259 
Meserole, Cornelia Titus, 7 

Elizabeth Titus, 7 

Sarah, 7 
Mesy, Margaret Daily, 106 

Robert, 106 
Metcalf, Melatiah, i 

Samuel, i 
Metselaar, Egbertje Egberts, 

Teunis Teunisen, 181 
Meyer, Ann Bush, 108 

Simon, 108 
Meynertsz, Diewer Jacobsdr, 

Egbert, 271 
Middagh, Madaline, 220 
Middleton, Alice, 87 
Miers. Derick, 259 

John, 259 

Martha Van Cleef, 259 

Mary, 259 
Miles, Elijah, 68 

Frances Cornell, 68 

G. C, 68 

Thomas Obder, 68 
Milius, Cornelia Knickerbock- 
er, 124 

Simon, 124 
Miller, family, 225 

Abraham E., 18 

Anne Sanford, 129 

Catharine, 21 

Elisabeth Garrison, 108 

Elizabeth Barton, 170 

Elizabeth Titus, 8 

Ezra, 128 

George Albert, 18 

Hannah, 127 

Henry, 108, 170, 253 

lane Simonson, 18 

Mary Green, 128 

Mary Haughwout, 253 

Mary Knickerbacker, 124 

Naomi, 162 

Peter, 8 

Robert B., 228 

Ruth, 201 

Thomas, 129, 253 

Tobias, 124, 284 
Mills, family, 225 

Agnes Jentleman, 194 

Eliza Ann, 28 

Eliza Ann Egbert, 30 

Eliza Egbert, 26 

Gilbert Tunis Egbert, 30 

Jemimah, 259 

John, 26, 28, 30, 194, 259 

Mary, 26 

Mary Elizabeth Vander- 
bilt, 28 

Moses, 259 

Moses Newel, 26 
Mingael, Jannetje Thomase, 

Maritie Thomase, 38 
Minthorne, Geertje, 184 

Mitchel, Abraham, 171 

Cathriue, 170 

James, 108 

Lewis, 264 

Margret Decker. 171 

Margaret Wilson, 108 

Mary, 176 

Mary Boram, 264 

Peter, 172, 177, 264 

Sarah, 26j 

Sarah Baker, 172 

Susan, 177 
Mitchell, Lewis, 262 

Peter, 176 

Rachel, 257 

Susanna, 106 
Mix, Anna, 205 
Moelich, Elizabeth Augusta, 


Catharine Ann Haus- 
man, 94 

Charles Frederick, 94 

Charles Lewis, 94 
Moering, Frederick, 169, 170 
Motfatt, rev. mr., 219 
Moger, Anna, 216 

Deborah, 215 

Hannah, 214 

Mary, 215 
Mol, Lambert Huybertsen, 276 
Mole, A., 46 
Monett, Anges, 140 
Monfort, Anne, 242 
Monjean, C, 12 

Emma J. Tytus, 12 
Monnett, Abraham, 140 

Isaac, 140 
Monnette. Orra E., 140 
Monson, F., 217 
Montague, Jane, 47 
Montgomery, James, 50 

John, 50 

Joseph, 50 

Robert, 50 

Thomas, 73 
Montross, Jane, 185 
Moor, Anna, 90 

Elisabeth, 133 
Moore, family, 225 

Abigail Hempstead Led- 
yard, 131 

Ann, 256 

Benjamin, 242 

Boo Lah, 134 

Catharina Maria, 48, 49 

Catharine, 256, 261, 264 

Catharine Ferine, 257, 

Catherine, 242 

David, T34, 264 

Deborah, 134 

Hannah, 112, 131 

Henry, 48 

Hennery, 133 

Hepzibah VVillmot, 134 

James, 133, 256, 257, 261, 

Jane, 24 

Johanna Ward, 169 

iohn, 112, 133 
ohn Henry, 48 
oseph, 169 
ulia, 131 
,ydia. 133 
Lydia Foster, 205 
Martha, 129 
Mary. 134 
Micah, 131 
Phoebe, 131 
Rachel Landon, 62 
Samuel, 62 
Sarah, 85 
Sarah Cannon, 257 

Moore, Susanna Jane, 48, 49 
Temperance, 133 
Temperance tfonkling. 

Thomas, 134 
Morant, Edward, 48 
More, Heunery, 132 

Touah, 128 

Martha Paine, 128 

Temperance Coakliuc, 
Morehouge. Andrew, 42 

Elizabeth. 42 

David, 12s 

Jane Belden, 125 
Morey, Mercy ,\llen, 127 

Thomas, 127 
Morgan, , 172 

Ann. 168 

Avery, 209 

Cath., 174 

Catharine, 254 

Eliza Ann. 266 

Fanny Baker, 129 

Francis Wynand, 172 

J. 217 

James, 209 

lerusha Gardner, 309 

Jesse, 174 

iohn, 129, 209 
oseph, 214 
.ydia Smith. 209 
Mary, 13. 171, 174,254.25 
Mary Avery, 209 
Mary Gardner, 209 
Mary Hill, 209 
Mary Page. 214 
Rachel Dimond, 209 
Sabina Decker. 173 
Temperance Avery, 209 
William, 173, 209, 254 
William, jr., 209 
Williams Jones, 209 
Wm. Avery, 209 
Morrel, Jane Jones, 171 
Iohn, 171 
Judikje, 186 
Judith, lib 
Morrell, Alida Dox, 186 
Daniel, 186 
Judith, 186 
Morice, Isabella, 295 
Iohn, 295 
Margerie, 295 

Morris, , 154 

family. 225 
Catharine, 21 
Elizabeth, 26 
Elizabeth Kuhn, 305 
George Calvert, 305 
Jachiu, 42 
Jurrau, 224 
Lewis, i;o, 275, 295 
Minerva, 42 
Richard, 275. 2<)S 
Susan Philippse, 295 
Thomas C. 42 
William, 295 

Morrison, , 216 

mr., 65, 138, 139, 220, 222 

George Austin, 221 

George Austin, jr.. 65,74. 
77. 137-139. 151.233. 309. 

Hannah , 216 

Morse, Francis, 176 

Mary Pew, 176 
Mortimer, rev. mr., 259 

Benj.. 2;6 
Morton, George, 232, 306 

luliana Carpenter, 306 

Thomas, 306 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Mosher, Ann Inwitt, 213 

Daniel, 213 

Patience, 213 
Moss family, 225 
Mott, mr., 65, 139, 220, 222 

Appolonia, 253 

Appolonia Scharrot, 257 

Appolonia Skerret, 174, 

Deborah, 257 

Hopper Striker, 137, 138, 
151, 153,228,233,269 

James, 253, 257 

John, 170 

Jordan, 154 

' i(W 

er, 154 

Lavinia (Winifred) Strik- 

Mary, 253 

Mary Mitchel, 176 

Stephen, 176 
Motzer, Bertha, 96 
Moulton family, 75 

Deborah Weeks, 128 

Gordon, 128 
Mountgomery, James, 50 

John, 50 

Joseph, 50 

Margaret, 50 

Robert, 50 

Samuel, 50 

William, 50 
Muller, Catharine, 95 

Mary a, 179 

Marika Knickerbocker, 

(Miller) Tobias, 124 
Mulligan, J. W., 155 
Mundy, Ellis, 263 

Ezra F., 72, 73 

Joshua, 263 

Phebe, 263 

Nicholas, 72, 73 

Samuel, 72 

Sarah Ann Egbert, 263 

Munn, Henry B., 69 
Munnett, Abraham, 140 
Murdack, Mary, 180 
Murphy, Amanda Skillman, 165 

B. F., 165 

Catharine McBride, 167 

Charles, 167 

Frank, 165 
Murray, Ezra, 126 

Hannah Gould, 126 

Harold G., 309 

Jane, 172 

Joseph, 218 

Susan Skerret, 172 
Muskett, Joseph James, 310 
Mussentine, Catharine Pryor 
La Forge, 264 

James, 264 

John, 264 

Margaret, 264 
Muxsun, Freelove, 127 
Myers, Anna, 95 

Edward, 74> 138, I49, 232 
Mygatt, , 306 

Isaac, 129 

Mary, 129 

Sarah Smith, 129 
Mynderse, Jannetje, 121 

Myndert, 121 

Nagel, Deborah, 139 

ian, 139 
.ebecca Waldron, 139 
Nase, Susannah, 284 
Nasse, Jane, 284 
Naylor, Eliza, 158 
Neat, Ann, 25 

Neate, William, 218 

Neats, Ann, 31, 94 

Di, 22, 31 

Elizabeth, 31 

John Richard Shelton, 22 

Lester Palmer, 31 

Sarah Frances, 22 

William, 22 

Wm., 22,31 
Nedicker, Elizabeth, 267 
Needham, Henry C, 74 
Neilson, William, 144 
Nelson, William, 306, 307 
Nesbitt, rev. dr., 220 
Neterman, Margarita, 94 
Nevill family, 231 
Nevius, Ann Andrews, 52 

Catharine, 53 

David, 52 

Eliza Ann, 52 

Gertrude Quick, 57 

Joanna, 52 
ohannes, 52 

John M., 52 

Lizzie Kirkpatrick, 52 

Martin, 52 

Mary, 52 

Mary Skillman, 52 

Peter, 57 

Peter P., 52 

Petrus, 52 

Sarah, 32 

Sarah Stothoff, 52 

Wilhelmina, 52 
Newberry, Catharine, 289 
Newbery, Elisabeth, 132 
Newell family, 140 

Dorothy, 140 
Newland, Susan, 167 
Newman, mr., 102 

tosiah, 141 
,ydia, 127 

W. H., 100 
Nichols family, 71 

Elisabeth, 105 

L. E., mrs., 232 

Leon Nelson, 221 

Lucy L, 289 
Nickerson, Aniss, 216 
Nicols, Anne Hurd, 213 

Robart, 213 
Nicolls, gov., 275 
Nimmo, Gersho'm H., 52 

Kate Skillman, 52 
Noah, Eliza B. Skillman, 159 

. J-J-.I59 
Noaks, Ann, 199 
Noble, , 99, 306 

Abr., 26 

Abraham, 254 

Catharine, 28 

Catharine Ann, 26 

Catharine Morgan, 254 

Daniel, 254 

Esther, 254 

Maria Jane, 96 

John, 306 
Nobles, Mary Gray, 213 

Nathan, 213 
Noblet family, 145 
Noblit, John Hyndman, 145, 

William, 145 
Nonel, Barent, 224 
Norris, Andrew, 85 

Lillie Strong, 85 
Norton, Augusta Freeman 
Knowles, 211 

Daniel W., 211 

John, 200 
Northrup, Agnes, 42 - 

Amos, 216 • 

Edwin, 42 

Irving, 42 

Northrup, Isaac, 217 

James, 42 

Joanna Leach, 214 

Johanah, 215 

Susan, 42 

Thos., 214 

Urana Hubbell, 217 

Wm. C, 42 

Zurviah Hungerford, 216 
Norwood family, 227 
Noyes, Charles Phelps, 73 

Martha W.. 166 

George R., 166 
Nuton, Patience, 215 

Oakley, Frances, 26 

Jesse, 257 

Margret, 170 
Oakly, Frances, 23 

Obder, , 68 

Odle, Jacob, 216 

Rebecca Erbs (Erls), 216 
Odell, Sarah, 299 
Oelmann, Mathew, 104 
Ogden family, 145, 148 

Charles Burr, 145 

John, 145 

Robert C.,221 
Ogles, Abigail, 168 
Ohl, Heinnch, 32 
Olde, Hezekiah, 214 

Rebak Bardsle, 214 
Oldfield, Egbert, 32 

George, 32 

John, 32 

Martha Levinia Merril, 
Oliver, Elisabeth, 106 
OUivett. Elizabeth Crouch, 126 

John, 126 
Olmstead, Abigail, iii 

Betsey, 43 

Ebenezer, 43 

Eunice, 43 

Hannah, 127 

James M., 42 

Judson, 43 

Nathan, 43 

Polly. 43 

Sally, 43 

Samuel H., 43 
Olney, Richard, 240 
Onderdonk, Catharine, 288 

Horatio Gates, 288 

Josephine D., 288 
Oosterhout, Alettika, 180 
Oosterom, Jan Hendricksen, 

Machteltje Roelofse De 
Deutser, 122 
Ormsby, Lucy, 127 
Orr, Amanda, 55 
Orsborn, Betsey Hollister, 216 

Esther, 215 

John, 216 

Zerviah, 127 
Osborne, Catharine, 63 
Otis, , 91, 92 

Dorothy, 113 

Elizabeth, 113 

James, 113 

Sarah Tudor, 113 
Outcalt, Jacob N., 287 

Sarah Skillman, 287 
Outhout, wid., 277 
Owen family, 72 

Ebenezer, 129 

Jemima, 38, 119 

Mary Paine, 129 

Paauw, Adriaan, 270 
Packer, Cornelia B., 55 
Paddock, Anson, 43 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 


Paddock, Cyrus, 43 

David, 43 

i.lecta, 43 

Emily C, 43 

Isaac, 43 

lane 43 

Judah, 43 

Lydia Langford, 43 

Mir;am, 43 
Pa^e, Hannah, 214 

Johanah Northrup, 215 

John, 215 

Jonathan, 215 

Lidea, 214 

Lowis, 215 

Mary, 214 

Rebecca Porter, 215 

Susanna, 213 

Zurviah, 214 
Paine. Ann Whiting, 295, 296 

Brinton, 180 

Elihu, 127 

Esther Beebe, 210 

Ichabod, jr., 12S 

Grace, 297 

lohn, 295, 296 

Martha, 128 

Mary, 128, 129 

Mary Park, 127 

Polly Smith, 129 

Robert, 296 

Thomas, 297 

Tryphene Barker, 128 

William, 129 
Palmer, Ajah, 68 

Ann, 108 

Anne Lloyd, 128 

Daniel, 43 

Deborah Spencer, 126 

Edmund, 128 

Eliza, 286 

Elizabeth H.,31 

James, 126 
ohn, 298 
Joseph, 43 
Kate Skillman, 159 
Lvdia, 43 
Mary, 258 
Samuel, 68 
Sarah, 107 

Sarah Flewwelling, 68 
Sarah Pierce, 68 
Susan Emma, 87 
William, 159 
Palpey, Charles, 54 
E. A., 54 
Elizabeth R. Skillman, 

Magdalen D. Skillman, 

Pardee, Anna Wheeler, 213 

James, 213 
Park, Elijah, 126 

Mary, 127 

Olive, 127 

Olive Brown, 126 
Parker, Amos, 127 

David, 129 

Eleanor Smith, 105 

Herschel C, 65 

Jacob, 288 

Jonathan, 108 

Lucy Culver, 127 

Mary, 264 

Mary Paterson, 108 

Nathaniel, 264 

Sally, 264 

Sarah, 288 

Susan, 88 

Susan Sutphen, 288 

Susannah Teed, 129 

Thomas, loS 

Thomas Valentine, 141 
. Timothy, 113 

Parkerson, Mary Ann, 224 

Mary A. Tompkins, 224 

William, 224 
Parkhurst, Martha, 297 
Parkinson, mr., 258, 265 

Christopher, 170 

Phoebe Garritson, 170 
Parks, Louisa, 129 

Lydia Herrick, 129 

Robert, 129 
Parlee, Henry, 107 

Rebeka Cole, 107 
Parsons, , 286 

dr., 206 

.Anna Skillman, 286 

Drusilla, 2S6 
Pasman, Elisabeth Knicker- 
bocker, 42 

William, 42 
Paterson, Mary, 108 
Patterson, Benjamin, 218 

jane, 12 

Sarah, 127 
Pattey, Edward, 61 
Patty (Petty), 61 

David, 61 

Elizebeth, 61 

Hannah, 61 

John, 61 

Mary, 61 

Mary Chatfield, 61 
Paulus, Cornelius, 260 

J^esse, 260 

Sarah Simonson, 260 

Sophia, 260 
Pauw, family, 297 

Adriaan Reyniersz, 270 

Michael, 296 
Pawling, Gertge Knickerbock- 
er, 184 

Hannah Griffing, 184 

iohn, 1S4 
,evi, 1S4 

Marietje Van Deusen, 
Payen, Robert, 296 
Payne, John, 50 

Mary Prigg, 50 
Peabody, family, 229 
Pearl, John, 127 

Sarah Shepherd, 127 
Pearce, Jns., 98 

Mary Jane, 98 

Matilda Lunt, 98 
Pears, .Ann, 14 

Sarah, 14 
Pearson, George, 91 

Jonathan, 34 

Louisa Beaumont, gi 

Saba, 91 
Peat, Epenetus, 14 
Pebbles, George, 14 

John, 14 
Peck, family, 204 

Anna Marsh, 215 

.Anne, 204 

Bathsheba, 129 

David, 14 

Eleazer, 204 

Ella Hall Wilson, 89 

Enoch, 214 

Enos, 2t5 

Harbert, 130 

Henry, 14 
ames. T4 
ereraiah, 204 
erimiah, 64 

John, 64. 129 

Joseph. 130 

Martha Moore, 129 

Marv Graves, 214 

Mary Horton, 64 

Ruth, 205 

Peck, Timothy, 14 

William, 14 

William Burnside, 89 
Pecker, Jeremiah, 14 
Peel, Huiuphrcy, 14 

Robert, 14, 296 
Peersen, Blandina. 39 
Pele, Radulphus, 296 
Pell, mr., 138, 139, 222 

Frederick .\ycrigg, 65 

Howland,65, 137, 138, 151, 

. *33 

John, 296 

Thomas, 296 
Pelletreau, William S., 145. 229 
Pels, Clara, 183 
Pendlebury, James, 14 
Penfold, 217 
Penhart, Martha Elisabetba, 

Penn, Meseri, 120 

William, 303 

Wm., 189 
Pennell, family, 72 
Penney, 41 

Pennoyer, Robert, 155 
Penny, Darius, 43 
Penoyer, Mary, 126 

Ruth, 128 
Pentacost, Nancv, 85 
Pepper, Apphia Freeman, iii 

Azubah Leach, 216 

Benjamin, 15 

Elizabeth, iii, 214 

Esther Wonzer, 21S 

Hannah, 213 

Helind, 216 

Isaac, III 

Phebe, 217 

Seth, 216 

Stephen, jr., 215 

Silence, 215 
Pepperill, Hanna, 173 
Percy, James, 15 
Ferine. Abm., 256 

.Ann Palmer, 108 

Catharine, 172, 257, 259, 

Corn., 173 

Cornelius. 259, 260 

Daniel, io8 

Edw., 178 

Edward, 259, 261 

Elizabeth, 169 

tohn, 27 
,enah. 2;7. 259 

Lucy Holmes, io8 

Magdalen. 259 

Margaretta. 256 

Marv, lol 

Peter, 108 

Rebecca Jane Lewis, 27 

Richard Taylor. 27 

Sarah. 256 

Sarah Ann, 97 

Simon, 262 

Susan Ann, 27, 260 
Perkins, .Azariah. 15 

Eliz. C, 189 


Walter E.. 92 
Perley family, 229 

Allan. 229 

Martha, 221) 
Perrine, .Amv Harris, 8$ 

W. C.,8!i 

William. \% 
Perry family. 226 

George N.. i2t 

George Talbut, 128 

John. 15, 46 
'hilomedia Holmes. 128 
Persen. Annatjc Matlhys, 39 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Persen, Jan Hendricksen, 39 
Sara, 39 
Sara Janse, 39 
Pete, Gilbert, 15 

Margaret, 15 
Peters, Adelle, 53 
Andrew, 15 

Charles, 15 

Harry, 15 

James, 15 

Thomas, 15 

William, 15 
Peterson, C. John, 15 

Eliza, 265 

John, 15 

Sally, 257 
Pettenger, Abraham, 56 

Alfred. 56 

Jacob, 56 

Jecoliah Skillman, 56 
Pettibone, Martha Paine, 128 

Oliver. 128 
Pettingill, Daniel, 15 

Matthew, 15 

Thomas, 15 
Pettigrove, Anna Willis, 128 

Thomas, 128 
Pettit, Cornelia Knickerbock- 
er, 39 


Rebekkah Ford, 39 

Thomas, 47 
Petty (Patty), , 61 

Edward, 62 


John, 61, 62 

Mary Chatfield, 62 

Mercy Youngs, 62 

Susan Draper, 61 
Pew, , 176 

Mary, 176 

Sarah, 173 
Phair, Andrew, 15 
Phelps, Dorithy, 215 

Edward, 15 

Edward Bunnell, 222 

Rhamah, 216 
Philips, Adrian, 219 

Barbara, 242 

James, 15 

Nathen, 15 

Ralph, 242 

Thomas, 15 
Philippse, Frederic, 295 

Mary, 295 

Susan, 295 
Philley, Clarinda, 289 

Mary B., 290 

Phillimore, , 196 

Phillips family, 70 

Joannah, 126 

Nathan, 15 
Phinney, Alexander Stewart, 


Sarah Lispenard Skill- 
man, 163 
Phrol, Sarah, 170 
Picket, David, 15 

James, 15 

John, 15 
Pickett, Abram Munson, 16 

David, 15, 16 

Gould, 15 

Hannah, 15 

Tames, 15 

John, iS 

John Lewis, 15 

Lewis, 15 

Peter, 16 

Sarah, 15, 16 
Pickit, Hannah, 215 
Pcikle, Nicholas, 16 

Pierce family, 226 

James, i6 

Mary E., 162 

Sarah, 68 
Pierpont, Sarah Ann, 203 
Pierson, , 41 

Ann, 93 

Ann Fredericks, 30 

Bowen Whiting, 64, 65, 

B. W., 65 

David, 112 

Elizabeth Gelston, 112 

Hannah Green, U2 

Samuel Dayton, 65 
Pieters, Gysje, 181 
Pike, Anne Mayo, 128 

Jarvis, 128 

Joshua, 16 

Mercy, 127 

Sarah, 127 
Pile. Pieter, 34 
Pinckney, family, 142 
Pine, Abraham, 16 

Alpheus, 16 

Hybecker, 16 

Ichabod, 16 

Stephen, 16 
Pinkerton, Mary, 165 
Pinney, Ann Eslestine, 128 

Joseph, 128 

Lydia Hebard, 128 

Nathaniel, 128 
Piper, William, 16 
Pistow, Thomas, 50 
Pitcher, Hannah, 129 
Pitfield, George, 16 
Pitts, wid., 216 

Caleb, 215 

Esther Sturdivent, 215 
Pistow, Thomas, 50 
Place, Aaron, 16 

Eliz., 16 

James, i5 

Rosetta, 16 

Smith, 16 

William, i6 
Palmart, Francis, 16 
Plantain, John, 16 
Piatt, Edmund, 37 

Edward Truex, 221 

William, 43 
Plessing, Augustus, 32 

Emilie, 32 
Ploeg, Jan, 34 
Poe, 154 

Virginia, 154 
Polhemus, Abraham, 7, 8 

Abraham Brinkerhoff, 8 

Abraham F., 9 

Ann, 8 

Christina Maria, 9 

Christina Titus, 8, 9 

Cornelia Van Wyck, 9 

Daniel, 88 

Eliza Ann, 9 

Elizabeth, 8 

Ellen, 88 

Francis, 8, 9 

Helena, 8, 9 

Johannes Theodorus, 88 

Lucretia Titus, 7 

Phebe Caseman, 9 

Phebe Duryea, 9 

Sarah, 242 

Theodorus, 8, 9 
Poillon, Judith, 107 
Polk, president, 140 
Pollworth, James, 23 

Peter, 23 

William, 23 
Pomeroy, Benjamin, 16 

Richard, 16 

Pond, miss, 204 
Porteous, John, 16 
Porter, Anna, 16 

John, 229 

Juliet, 229, 232 

Martha Perley, 229 

Rebecca, 215: 

Samuel, 229 
Portmort, Philemon, 230 
Post, Abraham, 254 

Ann Hedley, 139 

Catharine Merrill, 177 

David, 16 

Dennis, 16 

Eliza rierrington, 258 

Elizabeth Blake, 254 

Experience, 177, 258 

Experience Marshall, 169 

Prancis, 169, 177, 258, 268 

Garrit, 258 

Gerrit, 171, 254 

Jacob, 139 

Margret Mercereau, 171 

Maritie, 181 

Martha Ann Egbert, 268 

Martin, 139 

Mary, 139, 254 

Mary Bartholew, 258 

Miles, 16 

Newton, 258 

Peter, 177, 258 

Sarah, 268 

William Francis, 268 

Winie Bush, 258 
Postley, Brooke, 223 

Clarence Ashley, 223 

Margaret Sterling, 223 
Pote, Jeremiah, 16 

Robert, 16 
Potinger, Abraham, 16 
Pottbacker, Dirck Claessen, 36 

Jannetie, 36 

Wyntie Roeloffs, 36 
Potter, Hannah, 204 

Robert, 16 

VVm., 204 
Potts, Annie, 51 

Stephen, 16 
Pour Morte family, 230 
Powel, Stephen, i6 
Powell, Betsey, 8b 

H. A., 14, 187, 243 

Hannah, 86 

Joyce Tracy, 147 

Nathaniel, 147 
Power, Catharine, 127 

Maurice H.,140 
Powers, Frederick, 128 
■Ruth Penoyer, 128 
Prall, Ann, 174 

Benjamin, 106 

Catharine, 268 

Elizabeth Neats, 31 

Elizabeth Ridgeway, 167 

Henry, 31 

Margaret Simonson, 106 

Peter, 167 

William Henry, 31 
Pratt, Hannah Pickit, 215 
Jacob, 187 
Sybil, 202 

Zadack, 215 
Praul, Hilliard, 176 

Abigail, 257 

Abm., 257 

Abraham, 265 

Benjamin, 263, 265 

Catharine Dorsett, 174 

David, 174 

Elisabeth, 257 

Ellen Beatty, 263 

Isabella Beatty, 26s 

Index of Names in Volume A'-\'-\7,V. 


Praul, John, 176 

Peter, 257 

Sara, 176 
Prawl, Ann Egbert, 253 

Danl., 2;3 

William^ 253 
Pray, John. 187 
Preble, Avis, 187 

Jedediah, 187 

John, 187 
Prentice, David, 187 
Prescott, Julia, 291 
Preston, Thomas, 187 
Pretty, Jasper, 187 
Price, , 188 

mrs. 260 

Allan, 188 

Anne, 187 

Benjamin, 26s 

David, 265 

David C, l^q 

Elias, 265, 267 

Esther, 265 

George Webb, 188 

Hannah, 19, 23 

Hester. 267 

Jane Blake, 265 

John, 47, 187 

Lucy, 168 

Margaret, 261 

Mary, 187 

Mary Ann Lake, 267 

Mary Spann, 108 

Peter, 108, 187 

Polly Menee, 265 

Ruth, 187 

Ruth Ellen, 265 

Sarah Skillroan, 159 

Walter, 187 
Prickett, Elizabeth, 177 

Harriet, 258 

Sarah, 177 
Priest, John, 188 
Priester, Elizabeth Ronier, 108 

Henry, 108 
Prigg, Anne, 50 

Mary, 50 

Robert, 50 

Thomas, 50 
Prime, Ebenezer, 5g 

Experience Yongs, 59 
Prince, , 232 

John, 188 
Prindle, Leach, 214 

David, 2i4 

Elizabeth, 214 

Gideon, 213 

Hannah, 214 

Jemima Leach, 214 
ohn, 214 
,ottis Towner, 213 

Mary, 217 
Prior, John, 208 

Mary, 208 
Proctor, Joshua, 188 

Nathaniel, 188 
Proser, Benjamin, 188 
Proud, James, 188 
Prout family, 305 

Thomas, 188 
Provoost, bishop, 219 
Provost, Aut{ustu8, 188 
Prue, Elias, 255 

Esther, 255 

Mary, 264 
Pruyn, Jacob T. E., 281 

Neeltje Knickerbocker, 
Pryer. Charles, 138 

Edward, 188 
Pryor, Andrew, 262 

Catharine, 177. 264 

Catharine Maria, 263 

Elizabeth, 262 


Pryor. John, 264 

Susan, 264 
Puddington, William, 188 
Pudnev, Azubah Alger, 126 

Tluiin., 126 
Pugh, Cnty Decker, 2^6 

Lennh. 2Sb 

Nicholas. 256 

Sarah, 106 
Pulver, Gcnne (Jane) Koicker- 
bocker, 124 

Johannes, 124 

Susanna, 124 
Pumpelly, Josiah Collins, 137, 

138. 151. 23^ 
Pumyca, Cassie, 87 

Isaac W., 87 

Mary, 87 
Purcell, William, 188 
Purdem, Sarah, 11 
Purdv, David. 1S8 

(Perdy) Elizabeth, 188 

Gilbert. 1S8 

Henry, 18S 

Jessie Whitmore Patten, 

(Perdy) Jonathan, 188 

ioseph, jr., 188 

fliartha, 43 

Marv, 43 

(Perdy) Obadiah. 188 

Samuel, 188 

(Perdy) Thomas, 18S 

William E.,43 

W. T. H., 232 
Purmort, C. H. 232 

Charles H., 230 

Joseph, 230 

Philemon, 230 
Purple, Samuel S., 3 
Purt, Christian Jentleman, 194 

Thomas, 194 
Purves, Hannah, 128 
Putnam, Daniel, 188 

Ebenezer, 188 

James, 188 

Tames, Jr., 188 

Ruth, 271 

Sua, negro, 47 
_uackenbos, .'Xdr., 116 
" Adriaan, 116 
Adrian, 116 
Anna, 34, 35, 116 
Annaatje, 116 
.Anthony, 116 
Catharina, 116 
Catherine Van Schaick, 

Cathr., lib 
Cornelia Bok'aert, 35 
Elisabeth, 1H5 
Elizabeth, 116, 117 
Elizabeth Knickerbock- 
er, 116 
Hannis, i86 
Harmen, 116, 186 
Jannetje Vielc, 116 
Johannes, 116, 186 

iohn S., 186 
udith Marrel, 116 
.ysbet Knickerbocker, 
Neeltje, 116 
Neeltjc Gysbcrts, 35 
NcolljeGysbcrtsc, 3S 
Scybrant. iSs, 
Sybrant, ",6, 116 
Wouter Pictcmen, 35 

8UBckenboss, Jolianuis S,, 36 
uackenbuih, .\driaan, 185 
Annatjc, 185 
Annctjo, 185 

Quackenbuth. Calbkrlna, 186 

D.lllirl. 1S6 

>, 186 

11..:....,. -J, 
H.,i;: rn. 1S6 

r.. 1R5 

;, iw. 



Quack ^ raelia, 3b 


Ouaco. nccro. 47 
(Juakkenbdsch. Antic. 35 

Cath., 116 

Pift.. 116 

Nccltjc, 3.6 

Wouter, 35 

Wouter, jr., 36 


'.urduti, 116 

L., 1 Pepper, 214 

ELihrditii, 214 

8uin, Mary, 160 
uinby, Henry Cole, 66, 74> 
14J, 14Q, 232, 310 
Quinton, Hugh. 188 
Quockenbos, Elizabeth, ii7 
Qwakkenbusch, .Adriaan, is; 
Folkje, 185 

Rabenau, Elizabeth Skillman, 
■ 66 

Louis, 166 
Race, NancT, 123 
Kacev. Philip, lij 
Kadlit/. .\da Mcdora. 103 

Eli/.-ibetb, 103 

John. 103 
Kaff, K -sina. 32 
Rainslord. .Xndrrw, i8q 
Kambol, .Ann, itS 
Kaiiisav, Estlicr. 1S9 

WiUiaiii, x-*^ 
Randal. .Xiicchuc. 160 
Randall. I-.K.. 148 

Sarah. 211 
Randel, fiannah, 1^ 
Randolph, David, 189 

Elizabelh. 2:4 

L. V. F..6Q. 73 

Ranei-r, T.i:t ' 
Kankr ;v, 

rahatn. 189 

John. 1S9 

K.I.- ... I'fo 


K , 

Rapp, Kos., 30 
Kappcnrkrr. .\nlon, 104 
Kalhycn, n>r., 94 

,\nn, 39 

.\niiii. 29. .V> 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Rathyea, Anna Rotsen, 23, 26 

Henry, 26 

John, 23, 26, 29, 30 

Mathin, 23 
Rattoon, rev. mr., 220 

Elijah D., 220 
Rawling family, 225 
Rawrison, D. B., 189 
Rawson, Fannie A., 291 
Ray, Abigail Belden, 125 

Clement, 125 

Daniel, 189 

Hugh, 124 

Majory (Margaret) 
Knickerbocker, 124 

Sybil, 68 
Raymond, Asa, 43 

Caleb, 128 

Caroline Stringham, 88 

Eliz. C. Perkins, 189 

Fanny, 43 

George Burret, 88 

Grace, 189 

Hannah, 189 

Hannah Whipple, 128 

Lemuel, 212 

Maria, 227 

Maria Ann Dowd, 212 

Mary, 189 

Mercy, 189 

Samuel, 189 

Samuel Rice, 189 

Sarah Maria, 212 

Silas, 189 

Susan Parker, 88 

Stent, 189 

Thomas, 189 

White, 189 
Raynor, Mary, 77 
Reaal, Jan Pietersz, 270 
Read, Harmon Punipelly, 222 

James, 215 

John, 306 

Martha Smith, 215 
Reader, Cath., 104 

Christopher Vroome, 104 

George L., 104 
Readhead (Redhead), William, 

Race, Ellen Elizabeth, loi 
Reece, Alexander, 190 
Reed, Abraham, 190 

Arae, 59 

(Reid), Alexander, 190 

Elizabeth Waters, 107 

Epenetus, 59 

Hannah Pitcher, 129 

Harriott, 261 

Isaac, 129, 165 

James, 190 

John, 190 

Leonard, 190 

Matthew, igo 

(lieid). Robert, 190 

Sarah Corye, 59 

Sarah Foster, 165 

Stephen, 190 

William, 107, 190 
Reeve, Mehetable, 131 
Reeves, dr., 53 

Anna Skillman, 163 

Catura, 58 

James, 58 

John, 190 

Margaret Blackwell, 53 

Nathan, 58 

Theodore, 163 

Thomas, 58 
Redding, Henry. 189 

William, 189 
Rednor, Peter, 106 
Regan, Jeremiah, 190 
Register, Daniel, 190 

Reiners, Anna, 30 

Reinke, A. A., 97 

Amandens A., loi 
Clement L., loi 
Edward Jacob, 101 
Ellen Elizabeth Rece, 


Reit (Reick), Sally, 184 
Rekeman, Albert, 190 

Peter, 190 
Remington, Gershom, 190 

(Rementon), Jonathan, 
Rengaten, Catharine Frieder- 

ica, 17 
Renshavv, James, 190 

Thomas, 190 
Renwick, Sarah F., 51 
Reosens, Mary, 128 
Repley, James, 190 
Requa, laraily, 232 
Reuter, Louise Johanna Cata- 

rina, 93 
Reve, Anthony, 190 
Reyn, Catherine, 181 
Reynolds, Elizabeth, 190 

Helen, 310 

Helen W., 242 

Jesse, 190 

John, 109 

Joshua, 190 

Naomi Latimer, 109 

Pine, 190 

Wm., 190 
Rhine, Mary, 17, 18, 20 
Rhinelander, William, 136, 137 
Rhoades, family, 142 
Rice, Anna, 66 

Edward, 43 

Henry, 43 

Lewis, 43 

Lucy, 43 

Lydia, 24 
Richards, Abigail, 43 

Charles, 190 

Charles !<., 43 

Charles H., 5 

Cynthia, 43 

David B., 43 

Delia, 43 

Ezra, 43 

Jonathan, 190 

Mary, 43 

Moses, 43 

Nathan, 43 

Sally Betsey, 43 
Richardson, John, 190 

Sarah, 225 
Rickow, Anne, 108 

Ann Thorn, 106 

Hezekiah, 105 

Reuben, 106 

Sarah Dennys, 105 
Rider, Nathan, 44 

Stephen, 191 
Ridder, Evart, 35 
Ridders, Antje, 35 
Ridgway, Caturey, 107 

Elizabeth, 167 
Rigby, Alexander, 49 

John, 191 
Rikeman, Eliz., 191 
Riker, , 139 

Campbell, 10 

Abraham Polhemus, 10 

Albert Porter, 10 

Ann Polhemus, 10 

Chas. E., 10 

Christina Titus, 10 

Daniel, 9 

Edgar, 10 

Edwin, ID 

Elizabeth Stagg, 10 

Riker, Harriet M. Vaughn, 10 

Helen, 10 

Helena Polhemus, 9 

Henry, 10 

Jane Rapelyea, 10 

Oscar, 10 
Riley, family, 305 
Rinby, Maurice, 191 
Rindle, Lewis, 215 
Risteen, Joseph, 191 
Ritch, Catharine, 44 

Catherine, 44 

Delight, 44 

John W., 44 
Ritchards, Edward, 214 

Lidea Page, 214 
Ritchie, James, 191 
Riter, Hyrouimus, 191 
Ritter, Sperons, 191 
Roake, Martha, 191 
Roax, John, 191 

Timothy, 191 

Timothy, jr., 191 
Robb, Betsey, 54 

John, 191 

Wm., 10 
Robbins, Abigail, 124 

Mary, 267 

Nathaniel, 267 

Sarah, 225 

Susan, 267 
Roberts, Abigail, 44 

Benjamin, 44 

Ruben, 44 

Rufus, 44 

Selina, 44 

Stephen, 191 

Zachariah, 191 
Robertson, Christopher, 191 

Daniel, 191 

Duncan, 191 
Robie, James, 191 

Thomas, 191 
Robins, Robert, 191 
Robison, Eliza, 166 
Robinson, Alexander, 191 

Alice Hill, 105 

Anna, 306 

Beverley, 48, 295 

Beverly, 191 

John, 191, 192 

Joseph, 47 

Lawrance, 191 

Lydia, 192 

Mary Philippse, 285 

Nancy Barclay, igi 

Patrick, 191 

Thomas, 105 
Rockwell, Clarissa, 44 

Cumphy, 44 

Esther, 44' 

Reuben, 44 

Rufus, 44 

Susan, 13 
Rockwood, John, no 

Sarah Green, no 
Roedecker, family, 225 
Roden, Wm., jr., 192 

Wm., sr., 192 
Rodgers, Lucy, 256 

Sarah, 95 
Roe, Charles, mrs., 149 

Nathaniel, 196 
Roeloffs, Wyntie, 36 
Rueloftz, Egbert, 270 
Roessle, Elwood Osborn, mrs. 

Roff, Catharina, 253 

Frances Louisa, 28 

Francis Louisa, 94 

Joseph. 253 

Louisa, 31, 97 

Susan Ann, 253 

litiiix of Nanus in Voluuu .V.V.V/.V. 


Rogers, Anne, igz 
Anthonv, 192 
Archibald, 220 
Elizabeth, 192 
Fitch, 192 
George, 192 
Henry, 192 

ianies, 192 
erusha, 9 
leheniiah, 192 

Patrick, 192 

Richard, 192 

Thomas, 192 
Rohlfs, Anna Katheiine. 208 
Kohr, Catharine Koontz, 210 

George, 210 

Georgian Marguerite, 210 
Kokere, Christina, 20 
Kolan, Catharina De Deutser, 

Jan, 122 

Judick Schirard, 122 
Rollins, Jordan Jackson, 221 
Rome, Charity, iS, 21, 23 
Romer, Noble, 99 

Ann, 21 

Catharine Ann Elting,99 

Charity Guyon,267 

Eliza, 19, 22 

Elizabeth, 26. 108 

Emma Jane, 99 

Isaac, 99 

James, ig, 21, 27, 29, 173, 

iames, jr., 20 
anies, sr., 20 
ames Isaac, 20 
ane Moore, 24 
oseph, 24 
lary, 20, 267 
Mary Elizabeth, 27 
Mary Matilda, 99 
Mary Stilwell, 173 
Sarah Jane. 20, 24 
Sarah Maria Lewis, 20, 

Sophia. 106 

Thomas Simpson, 27 
Romney, jq 
Romsay (Ramsay), Richard, 

Rondshaler, br., 18 

A., 17 

Ambr.. 18 

Edward Henry, 18 

Matilda Caroline Busse, 
Roodenbug, Harman, 270 
Rooke, Amos, 108, 192 

Fanny, 192 

George, 192 

Martha Mersereau, 108 
Rooks, Francis, 172 
Roome, Henry, 192 

Jacob. 192 

John Le Chevalier, 192 

Win. H., 192 

Wm. L., 192 
Roosevelt, family, 207 

mr., 240, 241 

president, 71 

Elizabeth, 47 

Nicholas, 47 
Root, .\eltie Poulus, 36 

Anna M. Van Duzer, 98, 

Elliott Aymar, 98 

Geo. M., 9H, 9() 

Pierre V'anderbilt, 99 
Rose, . 72, 243 

family, 72 

Catharine, 104 

Mary, 123 

William, 243 


Rosenell, John, 243 
Ross. Ale.t., 243 

l>.'iniel, 108, 19a. 243 
Desire Uijjilow, 168 
fcdward, 243 
Henry, 243 
lames, 192 
oliu, 192, 243 
"largrctt Simonson, 262 
J hoiiias, 243 
William, 202 
Roswell, John, 243 
Rothcn, Anna, 26 
Rothbuu, Joseph, 243 
Rothdis, Christina, 30 

John, Tfi 
Rotscii, Anna, 23 
Roughbeen. Catherine. 242 
Kounii. Arthur Charles. 222 
Roundabush, Ruth, 103 
Rounds, Mary, 160 
Rouse, David, 243 
Routh, Andrew, 159 
.Annie, 159 
.■\uuio Skillman. 159 
Calvin, 1^9 
Row, Hannah, '21S 
Wiiliam, 24^ 
Rowland. Anna -^^ — , 224 
David, 224 
Grace M., 224 
Harry, 224 
Hezekiah, 44 
Mary Ann Parker8on,224 
Supliia, J4 

Zarviah Whipple, 224 
Rowlee, Heman, 73 
Sarah, 127 
Willard W., 73 
W. W., .49 

Rowley, , m 

Elizabeth F"uller, 208 
Eunice Buck, 128 
Lucinda Tinker, 111 
Mary, 66 
Mehi table, 208 
Moses, 208 
Nathan, 128 
Roxby, Robert, 310 
Rozeau, Elizebeth, 258 

Hosea Alexander, 174 
Mary, 174 
Mary Morgan, 174 
Peter, 174 
Rubens, Peter Paul, 305 
Ruckle, Francis, 243 
Rudd, Abigal, 127 
Mary, 126 
Zereph, 126 
Rudinger, .\ugusta Caroline, 

Ruede, Charlott Elizabeth, 30 
Charlotte Elizabeth, 20, 

Ruland, loanna, 343 
Ruloison. Ru!o(, 244 
Rumbojd, Thomas, 244 
Kundall, William, 121 
Rundel, Catharine Power, 127 

David, 127 
Rundell, Charles, 244 

Simthy, 244 
Rupert, Christopher, 244 
Ruppinger, Catharine rried- 
erica, 17 

Catharine Fricderica 
Rengnteu, 17 

Johaiui. 17 
Rush. John, 46 

Sarah, 46 
Rusling. family, iSo 
Russel, Cornelia, 244 

James, 127 

Jane, 244 

Welli. i»7 
— . »J 


Harriet Tytui. la 

.'.i:m n. J. 1 

Knnsom S., 44 

H-:cl!. Til 





", a44 

Decker, us 

Sarah, 2^^ 

T.r,.-,u' K 


Orris, 254 
Saiiiii, 2^4 
He)ltjc, 184 
J. 184 

Sabine, , 192 

Sackctt, Henry Woodward, ai 

John, 70 

Simon, 70 
Saddler, .\nu Eliza. 15 

.August :•■•, 2; 

Mat '. ; i'f 


Eli/.: , 

.Mary \\, 253 

William, 253, 259' 
Sage family, 30; 
Sagurby, NicliJlas, 244 

Sal, , 2t; 

Salbacher,]ftarbara Shelling, 90 

Ilertha, gb 

Jacob, 90 
Salisbury, Ann Lea, 159 

Henry, ng 
Salkin, John. 244 
?^,:n^.^. H.ini:.,!,. ;, 




h. 31 . 

Ci.-u^c .Au,;.;;>ta. xa 

H. 230 

II,.tl,.'t .\\-> ....U-' . ; 

1 »hiia. 319 

InithuA Katiooa, tao 
NiadAlinc Middagh. lao 
Mary, ^i 


Index of Narjies in Volume XXXIX. 

Sands, Mary Stevens, 220 

Matilda Caroline, 220 

Kichardo Ayscough, 219 

Samuel Bayard Malcolm, 

Sarah Ann, 220 

William Malcolm, 220 
Sandys, Colin. Edwin, 47 
Sanford, 306 

Ahaz, 44 

Anne, 129 

Betsey, 44 

Hezekiah, 44 

Zalmon, 44 
Sanger, Eleazer, 244 

Hannah, 244 
Santeevoix, Joshua, 244 
Sanxay, family, 308, 309 

Jacques, 308 

Pierre, 308 

Theodore F., 308, 309 
Sanzy, Isaac, 9 

Sarah Skillman, 9 
Sarah, negro, 47, 261 
Saran, negro, 178 
Sarbutt, George, 244 
Sargent, Andrew, 245 

David, 245 

lohn, 78 

Mary, 170, 245 

Peter, 245 

Samuel, 245 

Samuel, jr., 245 

Solomon, 245 

Solomon, jr., 245 

Valentine, 245 
Sarvenear, James, 245 
Sater, Alma, 288 

Amanda, 287 

Charles, 287 

Clifford, 288 

Katharyn Skillman, 288 

Sarah Jane Skillman, 287 

Stanley, 288 

William, 287 

William V., 288 
Saul, negro, 255 
Saunders, John, 245 

Letta Skinner, 108 

Peter, 108 

Sarah, 167 
Savage, , 20.; 

family, 305 

William, 245 
Savelle, Jesse, 245 
Savill, Thomas, 245 
Sayre, James, 245 

John, 245 

John, jr., 245 
Scallioa, Matthew 245 
Scarborough, Lavinia Skill- 
man, 158 

John, 158 
Scarret, Susanna, 168 
Schaetzel, Marie, 165 
Scharret, Mary, 256 
Scharrot, Appolonia, 257 

Hannah, 257 

James, 257 

Jane Jennings, 257 

John, 257, s6i 

Mary, 261 

Susan Ann, 257, 261 
Schenck, Anne, 9 

Cornelia, 7 

Ida, 242 

Ida Suydam, 8, 9 

John, 8, 91 

Martin, 8, 9 

Noah Hunt, 91 

Sarah Ann, 288 

Sarah Ann Beaumont, 

Schenck, Sarah Skillman, 8 

Sarah Titus, 8 
Schepmoes, Maria, 184 
Schermerhorn, Cathrina 
Knickerbocker, 124 

John, 124 

Reiger, 40 
Scherp, Georg, 185 

Rebecca Tedtor, 185 
Schiegel, Alke Marg., 30 

Christian, 93 

Gesine, 25, 93 

Johann Chr., 93 

Kissine, 28 
Schirard, Judick, 122 
Schlect, Catharine, 32 

Elisabeth, 29 

John, 30, 32 

Rosina Raff, 32 
Schmidt, dr., 94 

Augusta Henrietta, 94 

Barbara Heusler, 24 

Carl Henry, 95 

Cath., 32 

Catharine, 25, 28, 30 

Catharine Christiana, 25 

Catharine Eulner, 98 

Catharine Galmer, 97 

Catharine Margaret, 98 

Catharine Miller, 21 

Catharine Muller, 95 

Elisabeth, 97 

Eliza Barrett, 21 

Elizabeth, 32 

Emma, 95 

George, 24 

George Sommers Marks, 

Jacob Edward, 28 

Jno., 98 

John, 97 

Louis, 21 

Magda., 24 

Magdalena, 24 

Martin, 19, 21, 24 

Paul, 21, 25, 28, 30, 32, 95 

Sophia, 19 
Schmit, Barbel, 41 

Heudrick, 120 
Schneider, Anna Emilia, 29 

Jacob, 20 

Maria Clara, 29 
Schoenberg, Eliza, 32 
Schofield, major, 245 
Schomp, Emily, 56 
Schonewolf, Charles, 245 
Schoonmaker, Job., 39 
Schot, Elisabeth, 123, 124 

Maria. 39 
Schrara, Rachel, 124 
Schuman, Alvina, 104 
Schurman, Philip, 246 
Schureman, Philip, 246 
Schut, Grietie Jacobs, 39 

Johanna, 35,39 

Jonanna, 39 

Myndert, 39 

Sara Janse Persen, 39 

Sara Persen, 39 

Willem Jansen, 39 

William Jansen, 39 
Schutzenbach, Teresa, 18 
Schuyler, Dirck, 47 

John, 36 

Margaret, 299 

Peter, 33 

Philip Pietersen, 293 
Schweinitz, B. E., 95 

Bernard E., 94 

Marie Ottilie Goepp, 95 

Paul Bernhard, 95 
Schwenger, Frank C, 86 

George N., 86 

Schwenger, Jacob K., 86 

Jessie Augusta Skillman, 

Ray D., 86 
Scoby, William, 246 
Scott, , II 

gen., 157 

Edmund, 245 

Elizabeth Skillman, 55 

Geertrui, 124 

Holiday, 245 

James, 245, 246 • 
ames, jr., 245 

John, 245 

John Skillman, 55 

John W., 55 

Lewis Allaire, 145 

Margaret, 54, 55 

Matthew T., 54, 55 

Nancy Titus, 11 

Robert, 245 

Winheld, 158 
Scovel, Abiah Conger, 216 

Seth, 2x6 
Scovil. Ezra, 246 

Daniel, 246 
Scovill, James, 246 

Phebe, 200 
Scribner, Elias, 246 

Hezekiah, 246 

Joseph, 246 

Thaddeus, 246 

Thomas, 246 
Scudder, Ann Hollinghead, 286 

Elias, 160 

Jane Jones, 165 

John, 286 

Jos., 8 

Lemuel, 160, 287 

Margaret Longstreet, 160 

Mary. 8, 165 

Mary Budd, 8 

Richard, 165, 287 
Seaby, William, 246 
Sealy, Juston, 246 
Seaman, Barnt, 261 

Benjamin, 246 

Benson, 263 

Eliza Jacobson, 263 

Elizabeth, 263 

Hicks, 246 

John, 246 

Margaret Price, 261 

Philip, 195 

Richard, 246 

William, 246 

Wm., 263 
Search, Ida, 165 

Searle, , 47 

Sears, Ann Ophelia, 44 

Benjamin, 44 

Comfort, 44 

Deliverance, 44 

David H., 44 

Elias, 63 

Eunice, 44 

Geo. E., 44 

Heman, 44 

Isaac, 44 

Knowles, 44 

Martha, 44 

Mary, 44 

Mary Jane, 44 

Patience King, 63 

Phebe, 44 

Priscilla, 44 

Rheumamah, 44 

Samuel, 44 

Seth, 44 

Thatcher, 246 
Seawood, Ann Neats, 31, 94 

Elizabeth Frances, 94 

Eva Harrison, 31 

Index of Names ni Volume XXXIX. 


Seawood, Wm., 04 

Wni. B., 31 
Sebring, Eliza, 177 

Eliz. Taylor, 177 

John, 177 
Second, William, 246 
See, Horace, mrs., 149 
Seeley, Fnnny, 224 

Orange, 246 
Seely, Ebenczer,246 

Mary, 259 

Stth, 246 

Seth, jr., 246 

Stewart, 246 
Seelye, Eli/rabeth, 214 
Seaman, Abrhaam, 216 

Lucindiah Giddions, 216 
Scfurde, Catherine, 170 
Segee, John, 246 
Segenclorf, Jury, 121 
Seger, Joseph, 127 

Olive Calender, 127 
Segoin, Catharine Jennins, 108 

John, 108 
Seguine, judge, 265 

Abraham, 255 

Catharine, 107 

Elizabeth Simonson, 255 

Henry, 178 

John, 178, 254, 255, 257 

Lydia, i8, 255, 257 

Mary, 257 

Patience Brittain, 178 

Rachel, 178, 255 

Rachel Mitchell, 257 
Sekinger, Eva Maria, 94 
Selden, Lawrence, 124, 125 

Louisa Ketcham Greg- 
ory, 125 

Mary, 115 
Selenf, John, 255 
Seley, Ebenezer, 213 

Eliner Barns, 213 
Seleye, Ebenezer, 213 

Hannah Hungerford, 213 
Selif, Elisabeth Beglo, 105 

Peter, 105 
Selkirk, Polly, 204 
Sellars, Robert, 246 
Selleck, Betty, 45 

Hannah, 207 

Isaac, 44, 45 

Lucretia, 45 

Martha Whiting, 207 

Peter, 207 
Sellers, Edwin Jaquett, 142, 148 
Senior, Bartholomew, 246 
Senue, Amalia Sophie Matilda, 

August, 25, 93 

August Ernst Wilhelm 
Christian, 93 

Charles Henry Augustus, 

Dietrich, 93 

Diedrich F r i e d r i c h 
Christian August, 93 

Dorothea Krumdick, 93 

Ernst, 25, 28, 30,93 

Friedrich, 93 

Gesiene. 30 

Gesine Schiegel. 25, 93 

Kissine Schiegel, 28 

Louisa M argaretha 
Christiana, 28 

Louise, 30 
Senor, Martha, ig? 
Senseman, Edwin T., 104 

Sarah Lueders, 104 

William Ormsby, 104 
Serenbergh, Leaneau, 126 
Servanier, James, 246 
Seton, John, 126 

Leaneau Serenbergh, 126 

Sevoe, Caroline, 292 
Sewall family, 70 
Seward, William H., 86 
Sewell, Jonathan, jr., 246 

Jonathan, sr., 246 

Stephen, 247 
Sexton, Laurence Eugene, 221 
Seymor, Thomas, 247 
Seymour, .Ambrose, 63 

Sarah King Danforth, 63 
Seymourson. Susanna, 170 
Shaber, Johnnn T., 17 

Catharine Margaretha, 
Shack, Ferdinand, 5 
Shaddle, Elizabeth, 87 

Henry V., 87 
Shaddock, Joseph, 217 
Shambier, Levis, 247' 
Shanks, James, 247 
Shannon, Daniel, 247 
Sharp Elizabeth, 2S3 

James, 253 

Jane Cruser, 253 

John, 247 

Margaret, 161 

Wm., 253 

Sharret, John, 256 

Susan Ann, 256 
Sharrot, Abraham, 264 

Alfred, 95 

Catharine, 259, 266 

Catharine Ferine, 259 

Christiana, 266 

Tames, sen., 265 

John, 2S9, 264,266 

Lucretia (Christiana), 266 

Margaret Huusman, 264 

Maria, 259 

Mary, 264. 267 

Mary Elizabeth Voorhis, 

Polly, 259 

Richard, sen., 265 

Thomas, 95 

Van Cleei, mrs., 265 
Sharrott, Abraham, 101 

Agnes Caroline, 97 

Catharine Eliza, 22 

Cornelia Francis, 97 

Cornelia Mercereau, 19, 

David Mercereau, 19 

Hannah Jane, loi 

James Wilson, 97 

John, 24 

Jno. William, loi 

Joseph, 19, 22 

Mary, 22 

Mary Elizabeth Voorhis, 

Thomas, 29, 104 

Thomas Howard, 29 
Shavilear, .'\bner,26 

Deborah Wood, 126 

Elias, 126 

Hannah, 126 

Sarah Ashley, 126 
Shavilicr, Mary. 126 

Rhoda, 128 

Silea, 12S 
Shaw, Aenias, 247 

George, 247 

John, 247 
loses, 247 
Shay, AppoloniaSkcrret Mott, 
Odissa. 174 
Shear, .Abraham. 242 

Anne Monfort, 242 
Maria, 242 
Shearman, Adrian, 247 
Sheck. Christopher, 247 

Sbedd, G. V., mrs., 309 
Shcfhcid, Uathsbua, 135 

Katharine, 135 

Robert. 135 

Svtianah, 135 

Sheldon, John, 247 
Sbclea, Daniel, 248 

Mary. 248 

Oliver, ^A 

Ruth, lA 

Sybcll, 248 
Shelling. Barbara, 96 
Sheltun. Jeremiah. 247 
Shepard, .\zubah Clark, 211 

Catherine Tyler, 2ra 

Charlotte Lewis. 213 

Frederick lob, 312 

Frederick \V., 311 

Frederick William, 311 
allies, 330, 333 
ob. 2ri 

, olin Woodrutf, 212 

Maria Green. 313 

Maria Theresa Green, 3ii 

Ralph, 3ir 

Ralph HamiUuD, 3ii 

Sidney, 3ii 
Shepherd, Abeliney. 128 

Cynthia, 128 

Daniel. 126 

Mary Rudd, 126 

Sarah, 137 

William, 347 
Sheppard, Benj., 247 

Jacob, 247 

Richard, 247 

Samuel, 247 

Thomas, 247 
Sherman, , 306 

Ambrose, 248 


Eunice Brown, 126 

George, 126 

Roger, 306 
Sherwood, , 286 

Abijah, 247 

Adriah, 247 

.-\ndrew, 247 

Gabriel, 217 

JohannahSunderlin. 317 

Jonathan. 347 

Justus, 247 
Shew. William. 247 
Shields. Ann, 262 

Catharine, 263 

David. 247 

4oha. 247 
'homas. 263 
Shingles. George, 171 

Jeniiina Bredsted, 171 
Shippy, Nathan. 248 
Shiptou, Francis, 348 
Shoemaker, .Amanda Titus, 13 

Josiah. r3 
Shonnard. Peter, 247 
Siiormard, Frederick, 247 
Sliort, . 86 

James, H6 

Sarah Ann Skillman, 86 

William. 86 
Shortlev. Wi'liair. 347 
Shulen. I •< 

.Shum. I 
Sibcll. I. --.! 

Johu, jjj 

Sarah, 2J3 

Sarah \\ \naDt. 3^3 
Sicking, Kvn Maria, 20 
Sickles. Alctta. rH^ 

Daniel. 34S 

Daniel, jr.. 248 

JohaD, 183 


hidex of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Sickles, John, 248 
William, 248 
Siebern, Barnt, 266 

Delia Jackson, 266 
Siebohm, Anna, 85 
Siersema, Frederick Henry, 30 
John, 27 

John Theodore, 27 
Meda, 30 
Meda Leiting, 25 
Meda Lenting, 27 
Phoebe Ann, 25 
Theodore, 30 

T. O., 25, 27 
Siersina, Marianne Emily, 22 
Meda, 23 

Meda Lenting, 22 

Theodore O., 22 
T. 0.,23 

Unatais, 23 
Sighensparker, Joha, 248 
Sill, Sara, 210 

Sarah, 210 
Silvy, Elsea, 176 

Hester, 261 

Hester Taylor, 261 

Richard, 261 
Sime, Robert, 248 
Simeson, Catharine, 105 
Simerson, Alice, 105 
Siniler, Samuel, 250 
Simonds, James, 248 
Simraonds, William, 248 
Simmons, James, 248 

Mary, 68 
Simon, negro, 178 
Simons, Alice Abel, 126 

David, 126 
Simonsen, Margrett, 262 
Simonson, mr., 174 

Aaron, 171 

Abbey Ann, 265 

Abraham, 174 

Abm., 266 

Adeline Egbert, loi 

Ann, 253, 262, 264, 265 

Ann Frail, 174 

Anne Beatty, 168 

Arthur, 258, 260, 266 

Barent, 168 

Barnet, 254 

Benjamin, loi, 103 

Catharine, 32, 97 

Catharine Butler, 266 

Catharine Garretson, 175 

Cornelia, 263 

Daniel, 261 

Ecford Webb, 103 

Elizabeth, 98, 255 

Elizabeth Mercereau, 171 

Ellen, 32, 97, 260 

Hannah, 254, 264 

Harriet Prickett, 258 

Helen Melissa, loi 

James, 206 

Jane, 18, 262, 265 

Jane Decker, 262 

Jemima, 108 

Jeremiah, 254 

John, 32, 97, 175, 261, 263, 
264, 266 

Joseph, 254, 255, 260, 265 

Lavina, 253 

Margaret, 106 

Maria, 96, 263 

Mary, 254, 260, 266 

Nellie, 256 

Nancy, 263 

Phebe, 261, 263 

Rachel Baker, 266 

Rebecca, 254, 255 

Rebekah, 260, 265 

Reuben, 262, 265 

Sally Ann De Pugh, 261 

Simonson, Sarah, 254, 260 
Sarah Adeline, 103 
Silas, 253 

Susan, 258 

Susannan, 266 
Sinseman, E. T., 102 
Sion, Anthony, 48 
Simpson, Ann Tytus, 12 

Drummoud, 248 

John, 12 

Michael, 248 

Moses, 248 

Sarah, 248 

Sarah (.Dibble), 248 
Sims, Robert, 248 
Sinclair, George, 248 

Robert, 248 
Sisk, John, 255 

Mary Wright, 255 

Peter, 255 

Sarah, 255 

Sarah Decker, 255 
Sivany, Miles, 248 
Skelton, William, 248 
Skerret, Ann, 253 

Appolonia, 174, 176 

Catharine, 174 

Catharine Perine, 172 

Elizabeth, 175 

E li z a b e th Lockerman, 

Francis Rooks, 172 

James, 253 

John, 172 

Joseph, 171 

Martha Crips, 176 

Richard, 172, 174-176 

Susan, 172 

Thomas, 176 
Skerrett, Hanna, 173 
Skerrit, James, 173 

Maltha Wood, 173 

Mary Mott, 253 

Richard, 253 

Susan, 173 
Skinner, James, 219 

Letta, 108 

Lydia, 127 

Mary, 49 

Mary BiUop, 49 

William, 49 
Skillman, Button, 286 

Cameron, 57 

Hardenbrook, 57 

Sherwood, 286 

Winedge, 57 

Aaron, 89, 287 

Aaron L., 88,89 

Aaron Longstreet, 88, 89 

Abigail, 9, 161 

Abigail , 51 

Abigail L'Hommedieu, 

Abraham, 51, 54-56, 85, 87, 
89, 161-164 

Abraham B., 90, 291 

Abraham Beekman, 57 

Abraham D., 86 

Abraham H., 54, 55 

Abraham J., 56 

Abraham Nelson, 57 

Abraham Stryker, 90 

Abraham V. P., 287 

Ada, 158 

Ada Harrison, 165 

Adelaide Holcombe, 159 

Agnes Suydam, 87 

Alanson Freeman, 86 

Albert Firman, 57 

Albert Nelson, 286 

Albert R., 289 

Albert W., 164 

Alfred, 288 

Skillman, Alfred H., 290 
Alice, 86, 164, 286 
Alice A., 51 
Alice M., 87 
Alice Middleton, 87 
Alva, 57 

Amanda, 52, 165 
Amanda Councilman, 160 
Amanda Orr, 55 
Amelia, 164 
Andrew, 159, 160, 164 
Angeline Randall, 160 
Ann, 53, 55. 57 
Ann Eliza, 89 
Ann Cooper, 56 
Ann Elizabeth Stryker, 

Ann H., 162 
Ann McQuiddy, 54 
Ann Stryker, 57 
Anna, 85, 159, 160, 163, 

286, 289 
Anna Blackwell, 165 
Anna E., 159 
Anna F. McCann, 166 
Anna Francesca, 165 
Anna Louisa, 90 
Anna Maria, 86 
Anna Moor, 90 
Anna Stebbins, 292 
Anna Van Pelt, 53 
Anna Watson Stone, 165 
Anna Youngs, 289 
Anne Schenck, 9 
Anne Sterling, 159 
Anne Van Derveer, 85 
Annetta Vreeland, 89 
Annice, 288 
Annie, 159, 164 
Annie Folie, 158 
Archibald A., 286 
Archibald Alexander, 28S 
Arthur, 163 
Arthur D., 165 
Augusta, 287 
Augustus Tracy, 164 
Avery Winston, 54 
Barbara Mersereau, 160 
Belle, 286 
Ben, 85 
Benjamin, 91, 158-160, 286- 

Benjamin L'H., 289 
Bertha, 162 
Bessie, 164 
Betsey, 91, 161 
Betsey Powell, 86 
Betsey Robb, 54 
Beulah, 163 
Caddie, 292 
Caroline, 53, 90, 158, 286, 

Caroline E., 160 
Caroline Sevoe, 292 
Caroline Stringham Ray- 
mond, 88 
Caroline Thorn Embly, 

Carolyn Ellis, 162 
Carrie Disbrough, 90 
Cassius Clayton, 86 
Cassius M., 286 
Catharine, 56, 57, 89, 287, 

Catharine Albright, 286 
Catharine Green, 159 
Catharine Hageman, 53 
Catharine Huff, 285 
Catharine Jane, 165 
Catharine Kline, 159 
Catharine Onderdonk, 

Catharine Newberry, 289 

Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Skillman, Catharine S., 53 
Catharine Thomas. 290 
Catharine Thompson, 51 
Catharine Voorhees, 57 
Catharine Wickmire, 164 
Char es, 51, 162.285.286 
Charles A., 291 
Charles Augustus, oo 
Charles C, 166 
Ciiarles E., 184 
Charles H., 90 
Charles Hamilton, 87 
Charles Nelson, 201 
Charles V. M., 86 
Charles VVorrel, 162 
Charlotte, 287 
Clarinda Fhillev, 28a 
Chas. Wesley, 286 
Claudius Buchanan, 54 
Conover, 164 
Cora, 285 

Cordelia Beckwith, 289 
Cornelia, 57 
Cornelius, 80, 90 
Cornelius P., 90 
Costella, 86 
Daniel, 51, 164 
David. 287 
David B.. 287 
David Bayard, 287 
David Comfort. 161 
David H.,286 
David R., 160 
Delphi, 89 

Dominicus Van Dyke, 57, 

Edgar, 286 

Edith, 16=; 

Edward, 87, 159, 286, 291 

Edward A., 287 

Edward Van Dyke, 56, 

163. 164 
Edwin, 52, 85 
Edwin Joseph, 292 
Eglantine Wait, 290 
Eleanor Benham, 51, 163 
Eleanor M., 86 
Eleanor T. B.. 88 
Eleanor Ten Broeck, 88 
Electa C. Lont, 290 
Elias H., 165 
EliasS., 160 
Elias Scudder, 160 
Eliza, 158 
Eliza Ann Van Nostrand, 

Eliza B., 159, 288 
Eliza H., 51 

Eliza Jane McLean, 162 
Eliza Naylor, 158 
Eliza Paiiner, 286 
Eliza Robison, 166 
Eliza Wood, 287 
Elizabeth, 52-55, 84, 159. 

164. 166 
Elizabeth A., 53 
Elizabeth Ann, 160 
Elizabeth Berrien, 162 
Elizabeth Farrar, 54 
Elizabeth Hicks, 287 
Elizabeth (,)., 288 
Elizabeth R., i;4 
Elizabeth Shaddle, 87 
Ella, 89. 286 
Ellen, 88, 158, 164 
Ellen Arnold, 163 
Ellen Henrietta, 86 
Ellen Palmer, 87 
Ellen Poihemus, 88 
Ellis, 162 
Elmer, 290 
Elsey, 9 
Elsie, 289, 290 


Skillman, Elvira Taylor, 54 

Emeline Chase, 288 

Emily, 85 

Emily Maria, 289 

Emily Schorap, 56 

Emma. 51, 89, 162, 163 

Emma bpenccr, 163 

Emory. 57 

Enos Avres. 87 

Ernest l)uinoDt, 165 

Ethel. 163. 292 

Ethelbert Dudley, 54 

Eva, 164 

Eva Garnett, 87 

Evaline, 160 

Evander, 290 

Ezekiel Voorhees, 56 

Fannie, 159 

Fannie A. Kawson. 291 

Faunie C, 291 

Fannie Hull Burnett, 87 

Flora, 16, 286 

Florence, 158 

Frances .\., 288 

Frances Rachel. 90 

Francis, 8, 9, 28.8, 288 

Francis A., 164 

Francis M ., 290 

Francis Martin, 9, 290 

Frank, 89, 163, 291 

Frank M., 290 

Frederick, 88, 160 

Fred'k A., 290 

Fredk B., 86 

Fred'k V. D., 51 

Gaddis, 158 

Garreta, 52 

George. 89, 158, 161-166. 

George Augustus. 291 

George C. 86 

George E.. 164 

George Martin, 85 

George R., 88. 162 
George R.. jr.. 162 
George W., 163 
George Washington, 89 
Georgianna, 89 
Gerardus, 51, 52 
Gertrude, 285 
Gertrude Van Sicklen. 

Gitty. 160 
Gitty Ann. 57 
Grace. 164 
Grantley. 158 
Griffith, 290 
Guy. 291 

Hannah, 164. 286, 2S8, 290 
Hannah A.. 162 
Hannah Powell. 86 
Hannah Strong. 85 
Hannah Van Nliddles- 

worth, 85 
Harmanus, 289 
Harriet. 158, 163 
Harriet Fairchild, 289 
Harriet Wainwright. 51. 

Harriet Whitlock. 56 
Harrison Anderson, 161 1 
Harry S.. '^i 
Helen Bond. 163 
Hendrick. 53 
Henrietta. 55 
Henrietta Stout, 89 
Henry, S2. 55. "7. 158. i6S. 

Henry Christopher, 292 
Henry Elwyn, 290 
Henry (icorge, 285 
Henry J .53 
Henry M.. 54 

Skillman. Henry Martyn, 54 

Hii 'er! I'.c 

anisoD. S3 
n. 3S6 

Ida Harris, 288 

Mr! K .v.Miihoreo. 189 

ll.i. u 

Ireiia Rebecca, 51 
Irvii, B.u^'lev. 386 
I M-9t.iS8-i6i. 

! ^i9I 


r. is, 89. 



Jacob A., 28b 
Jacob C. 163 

Jacob Runyon, 165 
acobT. B.. 86 
acob Ten Broeck. 86 
acob Van Dyke. 51 
amcs. 54. 15S. 161. 163. 
it)4. 280 

James Alfred, 90 
ames Carnahau. 287 
ames H., 291 
(ames Harvey. 286 
ames Henry, 291 
ames McC.i 53 
ames R., 161 
ames Reed, 161 
lames Romeyn, 287 
James Q., ^7 
Jane, 9, 52, 161, 287,388. 

Jane . 51 

Jane Davis. 88 

Jane S.. 87 
ane Wan Dyke, 287 
aue Williamson. 287 
anetje Titus. 7 
ared. m 
ecoliah. 56 
Jeremiah Williamson. 53 
Jerusha. 290 

T,.r ..> n Iv .,.,.rs. 9 

! ;u 

Joauurf. 57. S5 

John. 9. 53. 55. 84, 85, 87, 

91, 158, 160-163. 17a, aS6. 

2S7, 2S9, 391, 292 
Tnhn R , 1^2 

l'"'' ' ..90 
1 .163 

I I'M 

I :;, 

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|.>:i:i I.. lOi 
J..!m M., lio 
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8. afl8 

• >n. a86 


Index of Names in Volume XXXIX. 

Skillman, Joseph, 7-9, 54-56, 
166, 288-292 
Joseph A., 56 
Joseph F., 290 
Joseph Hazzard, 288 
Joseph Hegeman, 289 
Joseph Henry, 292 
Joseph Hudson, 290 
Joseph K., 159 
Joseph P., 87 
Joseph Onderdonk, 288, 

Josephine, 164, 291 
Josephine D. Onderdonk, 

Joshua M., 161 
Josiah, 9, 85, 289, 290 
Julia, 87. 89 
Julia A., 53 
Juha A. Chappel], 290 
Julia Bigum, 286 
Julia Early, 165 
Julia M.,87 
Julia Prescott, 291 
Katharyn, 288 
Kate, 52, 159, 163, 166, 285 
Kate Baker, 164 
Kate J. Lomax, 159 
Katherine R., 291 
Laura, 87, 164 
Laura V., 162 
Laura Winston, 54 
Lavinia, 57, 158, 2S7 
Leonia, 164 
Leroy, 87 
Letta Barney, 161 
Lettie B. Cline, 290 
Levi, 285 
Lewis B., 57 
Lillie 85 

Lionel Gilliland, 165 
Lispenard S., 163 
Lispenard Stewart, 162 
Lizzie, 285 
Lizzie Herr, 55 
Lizzie Hopkins, 291 
Lizzie S., 87 
Lottie Sterrett, 159 
Louisa, 159, 286 
Louisa Adeline, 86 
Louisa Beekman, 90 
Louisa Edgett, 86 
Louisa Foulke, 159 
Louise, 89 
Lucretia, 53, 56 
Lucretia Huff, j66 
Lucretia Welch, 290 
Lucy, 55- 85. 88 
Lucy Calhoun, 85 
Lucy L Nichols, 289 
Luella, 286 
Luther Stephens, 53 
Lydia, 89 

Lydia Applegate, 52 
Magdalen D., 54