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HUGUENOT SOCIETY OF AMERICA 



ORGANIZED APRIL 12tb, 1883. 
INCORPORATED JUNE 12th. 1885. 



The Society having no Endowment fund, it was resolved at a Meeting of 
the Executive Committee to cali the attention to this want, as amount of 
money from dues received is only sufficient for the rent and salaries and leaves 
no margin over for the erection of Monuments, placing of Tablets, Publica- 
tions, or general outside work of the Society. It is earnestly hoped that mem- 
bers should incorporate in their Wills the following Form of Bequest. 

William Jay, President. 

T. J. Oakley Rhinelander, Treas. 

Mrs. James S. Lawton, Secretarv. 



FORM OF BEQUEST. 

I hereby give and bequeath to "THE HUGUENOT SOCIETY OF 

AMERICA" the sum of : Dollars, for the use or 

said Society as an endowment fund, only the interest of which fund is to be 
used for the benefit of the said Society. 



ABSTRACTS OF THE MINUTES OF COMMITTEE AND 
ANNUAL MEETINGS, 1906-1909. 

Executive Committee Meeting, October 23rd, igo6. 

Six new names were presented and five supplementals. 

Mr. Herbert Dupu)-, V. P. for Penna. , presented to the Society i8 
volumes bought by him from the Societe de I'Histoire du Protestantisme 
frangais. — Thirty-eight volumes were also presented to the Society by 
the French Society. The Chairm^an of the Library Committee was given 
authority to buy for the French Society several books not procurable in 
France. 

Estimates for circulars of information and for Volume V of the pro- 
ceedings of the Huguenot Society of America were reported by the 
Chairman of the Publication Committee, and were accepted. 

' A. 

The President handed in letters received by him in regard to James- 
town Celebration "that the Huguenot Society meet with the Charleston 
and Virginia Societies to hold their Annual Meeting in Norfolk, Va. " 
Laid on the table, that the question be discussed. 

Executive Committee Meeting, Nov. i6th. 

Five of the pedigrees presented at the last meeting were accepted and 
all of the supplementals, and two new names proposed. 

Treasur'rr's Report accepted. 

Repon of Monument Committee approved. 

The question laid on the Table at the last meeting in regard to the 
invitation to hold the Annual Meeting at Norfolk, Va. — at the indivi- 
dual expense of members wishing to attend was discussed and letter read 
from Mrs. Burruss through whom invitation was sent. Resolution pas- 
sed that the " Regrets of the Society" be sent to Mrs. Burruss and the 
Board of Governors, that in the opinion of the Comimittee it was inexpe- 
dient to accept the invitation and to request that any further communi- 
cations be sent through Col. Richard L. Maury, the V. P. for Virginia. 

Report from Chairman of Publication Committee that having made 
some abreviations in the Volume of proceedings he has sent it to Mac- 
Queen with request for another estimate for 500 copies. 

On motion of Judge Bookstaver after discussion, resolved that a Com- 
mittee be appointed to have some lectures given during the coming 
winter, and th?-t the secretary report at the next meeting. 

Mr. C. B. Mitchell reDortcd having attended a Bannuet of the Colo- 
nial Wars as representative of the Hiiguenot Society. 

A beautiful poem by the Rev. Dr. Flagg was read and much appre- 
ciated. 

Resolution offered by Dr. Flagg, duly seconded and adopted that 
"The Secretary be requested to extend to our much loved Prt-sident 
the sincere condolences of the Exec. Com. on his late severe accident, 
and their hopes that Providence may see fit to restore him speedily to 
health. 



Resolution offered by Mr. Banta, seconded by Mr. Mitchell and pla- 
ced in the hands of the usual Committee " that we have a banquet the 
coming year, and trust to Providence." 

Resolved that future action in regard to the Florida matter be de- 
fered until later. 



Executive Coviviittee Meeting, Dec. §th. 

Two candidates elected. One new name read. 

Treasurer's Report accepted. 

Telephone message that the President was much better and thanked 
the Com. for their kind attention. 

The Secretary read to the Committee the letters written by her to 
Mr. B. B. Johnston Chairman of Board of Governors and the Chief of 
Department of Congresses and special Events of the Jamestown Exposi- 
tion and to Mrs. Barruss. 

Letter read of Mr. A. C. Zabriskee to Mr. C. B. Mitchell in regard to 
Medal found at Matanzas Inlet which he thinks belongs to the i6th Cen- 
tury. Also letter from Mr. Middleton concerning skulls sent by him 
to the Huguenot Society. As by resolution "no further action was to be 
taken until later" the Secretary so informed him. Mr. Duval to be re- 
quested that, during his visit to St. Augustine, he would look over the 
ground where it is supposed the Huguenots were massacred. 

Reported from the Committee on Lectures that Mr. Adolphe Cohn, 
professor at Columbia University, has consented to give three conferences 
in French on Huguenot subjects for $150. 

PREMIERE CONFERENCE. 

Sujet: Les Huguenots un Etat dans I'Etat. Henri IV et la promulgation 
de I'Edit de Nantes. 

DEUXIEME CONFERENCE. 

Sujet: Fin de la puissance politique des Huguenots. L'ere de la tole- 
rance religieuse. Richelieu et I'Sdit de Grace. 



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TROISIEME CONFERENCE. 
Sujet: La persecution. Louis XIV et la revocation de I'Edit de Nantes. 

On motion of Mr. Rhinelander, this report was approved and accepted. 

The election of Stewards for the Banquet was placed in the hands of 
the Chairman of ths Stewards. 

In reply to a letter from Miss Helen de Peyster offering to read at 
one of the meetings a translation made by her from the first volume of 
the "Geschichtsblatter des Hugenotten-Vereins" the Secretary was au- 
thorized to accept her offer — and to remind her that, as the authority for 
translation had been formally given by the German to the American 
Society, these translations became the propertyof the American Society. 

In reply to the invitation of the Governor of the Commonwealth of 



Pa. and the James Wilson Memorial Committee to attend the Memorial 
Services at Christ Church. Philadelphia, the Secretary had responded 
that, owing to the illness of the President, this invitation had not been 
received in time to permit of an answer being sent. 

Executive Committee Meeting, J a^i. ii, 1907. 

The Candidate presented at last meeting was elected. Four new names 
presented. Mrs. Arthur Iselin being the daughter of our 4th President 
Col. Jay, and granddaughter of our 1st, Hon. John Jay, on motion of Mr. 
Rhinelander, the rules of the Society were laid aside and she vras duly 
elected. Also, on motion of Mr. Rhinelander, resolved that on the affir- 
mative vote of the Pedigree Com. the Secretary be authorized to de- 
clare the other 3 candidates elected, subject to ratification at the next 
meeting. 

Report of the Treasurer accepted. 

The Chairman of the Publication Committee reported that Vol. j 
of the proceedings was ready and that he had spent Si 16 for the printing 
of which S48.90 was to be handed over by the Secretary. 

The amount voted on was for $130 and the Chairman was thanked 
for having reduced the amount. 

Letters from Rev. Dr. Van Dyke and Mr. Stanley Weyman were read. 

The Chairman of the Banquet Committee decided that the tickets be 
$5. Tickets have been printed and room at Delmonico's engaged for 
April 15 th. 

Date of Society meeting for February 19th. The Chairman of the 
Publication Committee asked to request Miss de Peyster to read her pa- 
per on the 19th. Mrs. Snitzler to be asked to read her paper on the 
"Life of the Rev. J. Laborie " at same meeting. The Secretary re- 
quested to write, thanking Mr. Dupuy for his generous gift of 18 Volu- 
mes bought in Paris. 

Executive Committee Meeting, Feb. 8, 1907. 

Report of Treasurer accepted. 

The Secretary reported that, by authority given her at the last meet- 
ing, she had notified the three candidates of their election. Two new 
names were presented. 

The Chairman of the Library Committee requested permission to 
have the Price List of the books of the Society printed . She was au- 
thorized to have the printing done. 

Society Meeting, February 19, 1907. 

A meeting of the Society was held at the Woman's Municipal League, 
19 East 26th Street, at 8 o'clock, on February 19th, 1907. 

Mr. Banta in the chair. 

The Secretary was excused from reading the minutes of the prece- 
dent Society Meeting. 

The address written by Mrs. John H. Snitzler on her ancestor entitled 
'*A Biographical Sketch of Dr. Jacques Laborie", was read by the Se- 
cretary who prefaced the paper by a Resume of the Several Pastors of 
the French Church in New York. 



Thanks were voted to Mrs. Snitz.ler for her very interesting- paper. 
Mr. Banta added to the interest of the paper by g-iving- some historical 
data and anecdotes of the various pastors, and a copy was asked for the 
Proceedings. 

Mr. Banta then introduced ]Miss Helen De Peyster as Speaker of the 
evening. Miss De Peyster read a Resume from her very able transla- 
tion of "Geschichtsblaiter des Deutschen Hugenotten-Vereins. " Thanks 
were voiced to Miss De Peyster for the patience and energy shown by 
this able translation and for the interesting- excerpts culled from 
the book. A copy of her paper was also requested for the Proceedings. 
The Meeting was now adjourned and the Society represented by some 
25 Members adjourned for refreshments. 

NOTE BY THE SECRETARY.— As the translation of the whole book will be published when 
completed, the Committee decided to defer the printing of this paper until then. 

Executive Committee Meetings March 14th, igoi. 

Secretary reported that she had represented the Society at the fun- 
eral of Prof. Rees, one .of the early and most active members of the 
Executive Committee. Resolution of sympathy to Mrs. Rees voted. 

Treasurer's Report accepted. 

The candidates elected whose names were read at the last meetine 
Six new names presented. The question of sending out extra pedigree 
blanks discussed. The Chairman suggested that all pedigree blanks 
sent out from the Library must be accounted for viz: either filled out 
for presentation, or, if not used, returned to the Library. No other blanks 
can be given until this is done except by order of the Executive Com- 
mittee. The Committee leave the matter with the Chairman of the 
Pedigree Committee and will stand by her action. 

Thanks voted to Mr. Rowland Pell for two volumes of Canadian Ar- 
chives. 

Voted that the Committee cannot break the rules by sending List of 
names with addresses to the Journal of American History. 

Report from monument Committee. Letter from Mr. Merrill, from 
Mr. Kirby read. Resolved that unless communications are soon recei- 
ved by the Secretary of the Monument Committee that the Chairman 
take the matter in hand. 

Executive Com7nittee Meetings April 8th, igoi. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

Five of the candidates presented at last meeting elected. Two new 
names proposed. On suggestion and motion of the President, seconded 
by Mr. Rhinelander, decided that in the Pedigrees the full name of the 
wife be given, and also the name of the husband. 

Question as to the Financial situation of the Society taken up by the 
Treasurer and fully discussed, the Treasitrer authorized, if the United 
Charities do not allow the rebate the Society has had since 1890 (or 1891), 
to take the rooms on their own terms for one year. The Treasurer pro- 
posed that the monies now under the head of Permanent Fund be pla- 
ced in some good interest bearing Bonds which would bring in $100 a 
year more. On motion of Mrs. Lawton seconded by Mr C. B. Mitchell, 
Resolved "That Mr. Rhinelander be authorized to make the change," 



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further resoh'ed -'That the bonds in question be coupon Bonds selected 
by the Treasurer, that the treasurer need not register said Bonds but 
hold them for the Society." 

Repi.trl; from the Banquet Committee that everything- is in readiness', 
and that no money will be asked from the Treasurer until all bills 
come in. 

Business Meeting, April 13th, igoy. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

Those proposed at last meeting elected. 

Two candidates whose names were presented for the first time, were 
elected, one being the son of a former member, and the other a sister 
of another member. Mr. Stanley Weyraan was recommended for elec- 
tion as Honorarv ^Member. 

Thanks were voted to Mr. Banta for his generous gift of a Dutch 
Flag. 

In the absence of the Chairman of the nominating Committee, Mr. 
William Mitchell read the names of those nominated for officers for the 
coming year. On motion this ballot approved by the Committee, who 
recommended the same to the society for election. 

Annual meeting of igoT. 

The annual meeting of the Huguenot Society of America was held at 
the Library, on Saturday, April 13th, 1907, at 5 p. m. 

President in the chair. 

On motion of Judge Bookstaver, the minutes of the last annual meet- 
ing were dispensed with, the Secretary only reading the headings of the 
various reports. 

Secretary's Report. — The Secretary has the honor to submit the 
following: 

Since the last annual meeting, there have been seven Executive Com- 
mittee meetings. Four teas were given at the Library. Meetings of the 
Monument Committee, 3; one Society meeting and the meeting of the 
Nominating Committee. Three Lectures given by Prof. Adolphe Cohn, 
of Columbia University and an entertainment given by Miss D. Pinneo. 
Resignations not reported; Deaths, 8; Insignia sold, 6; marigold pins 
and buttons, 14; Certificate of membership, 6. 

List of members elected since April 13, 1906, to April 13, 1907. 

Miss Mary Le Boutillier Mr.'Wm Dalliba Dutton 

(Le Boutillier, Guitton, (Baret.) 

Le Maistre, Pellier.) Mrs. Charles F. Hess 

Miss Sarah L. Disosway (de Rapalie, Trico) 

(Du Sauchoy) Mrs. Eliza N. Corbit-Lea 

Miss Kate L. Hodges (Naudin) 

fProvoost) Mrs Arthur Iselin 

Mr. Robert S. Pelletreau (J^yi Frangoise, Bayard) 

(Pelletreau, Benoist) Mrs. Charlotte Vaill 

(Molines) 



Mrs. Joshua Wilbour Mrs. Phoenix Ingraham 

(Sabin) (de Rapalie, Trico, Berrien) 

Mrs. Chandler Smith Mrs. AHa V. T. Billington 

(Mahieu) (de Vaux, Bonnet, Soulice) 

Mr. Woolsey Mc A. Johnson Mrs. John H. Abeel 

(Bayard, De Peyster) (Praa) 

Mrs. Mortimer Leonard Mr. Edmund C. Pechin 

(Des Marest, Sohier) (Pechin) 

Mrs. Joseph J . Asch Mr. Erskine Hewitt 

(Molines) (Gamier, Doublet) 

Mr. Geo. de B. Keim Mr. Charles H. Rutan 

(De Benneville, Bertholet, (Rutan) 

Harcourt) 

Mr. Robeson L. Perot 
(Perot) 

Deceased Members: Miss Mary P. Ashbridge. Colonel Le Grand B. Can- 
non. Miss Sarah De Votion. Mr. Edward W. James. Mr. John Le 
Boutillier. Prof. John K. Rees. Rev. A. G. Vermilye. Prof. Henry 
M. Baird. 

Treasurer's Report- — The Treasurer read his report which was accepted 
and ordered placed on the minutes. 

Report of the Publication Committee 

The Chairman of the Publication Committee has the honor to report 
that, by direction of the Society, he has had printed 200 copies of the Consti- 
tution and By-Laws of the Society and 500 copies of Volume 5 of the pro- 
ceedings of the Huguenot Society of America (from April 29, 1904, to 
May 23, 1906) which have been delivered to the Secretary of the So- 
ciety. , 

Miss Helen De Peyster rose to say that the first volume of the Ger- 
man Proceedings had been translated and was ready to be typewritten, 
and the second volume was nearly ready. Thanks voted to Miss de 
Peyster. 

Rrport of the Library Committee. 

Books received from April 13th, 1906 to April 13th 1907: 

1. Transactions r>f the Huguenot Society of South Carolina. 

2. Monthly Bulletm 0I the " Societe de I'Histoire du Protestantis- 

me Fran9ais. 

3. Year book of the Huguenot Society of London. 

4. Year Book of the Holland Society. 

5. Year Bulletin of the Huguenot Society of Germany. 

6. One part of a Volume of the Walloon Society. 

The following 38 volumes from 7 through 44 were presented by the 
French Society. 

7. Abraham Du Quesne et la Marine de son temps, par A. Jal. (2 

volumes.) 

8. Vie de J. A. Turettini, par E. De Bude. 

9. Lettres inedites a J. A. Turettini, publiees et annotees par E. 

De Bud^,(3 volumes.) 



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10. Vie de Jean Biodati, par E. De Bude. 

11. Vie de Benedict Pictet, par E. De Bude. 

12. Vie de Jacob Vernet, par E, De Bude. 

13. Vie de Guillaume de Bude, par E. De Bude. 

14. L'Eglise Frangaise de Zurich. 

15. Les Associations Protestantes de France, par Edouard Borrel . 
i6. Histoire de I'Etablissement des Protestants Frangais en Suede, 

par Frank Puaux. 

17. Histoire des Martyrs, par Jean Crespin (4 volumes), new edition. 

18. Dictionnaire Historique et General des Families du Poitou, par 

H. Beauchet-Filleau (from the letter A until Gaut.) 

19. Actes et Gestes de la Cite de Geneve, par A. Fromment. 

20. Histoire de la Reformation en Savoie, par Theo. Claparede. 

21. Histoire des Pasteurs du Desert, par N. Peyrat (2 volumes.) 

22. Pierre Brully, par Rodolphe Reuss. 

23. Trois hommes du Grand Refug-e, par E. Jaccard. 

24. L'Eutrevue de Bayonne, par M. F. Combes. 

25. Trois Martyrs de la Reforme briales en 1525, par Cuvil. 

26. Renee de France, Duchesse de Ferrare, par Rodocanachi. 

27. Histoire de la Reforme dans la Marche et le Limousin, par Al- 

fred Leroux. 

28. Les Huguenots, leurs colonies, leurs industries, leurs Eglises en 

Angleterre et en Irlande, par Samuel Smiles (edition fran- 
gaise.) 

29. Les Vaudois, leur histoire du ^.hme au iSeme siecle, par Alexan- 

dre Berard. 

30. Histoire du Protestantisme dans le Haut Languedoc, le Bas 

Quercy et le Comte de Foix, par U. de Robert Labarthe. 

31. Une Eglise Calviniste au i6eme siecle {1550-1581). Histoire de 

la Communaute Reformee de Ste Marie aux Mines (Aisace), 
par E. Mahlenbeck. 

32. Notice Historique sur Sanvic, par A. Martin. 

33. L'Etat et les Egli.ses en Prusse sous Frederic Guillaume ler, 

(1713-1740) par George Pariset. 

34. Vie et Ministere de Claude Brousson, par Leopold Negre. 

35. Notes d'Histoire Cevenole, par Clement Ribard. 

36. Histoire d'une ville Protestante (Montauban), par Mary Lafon. 

37. Le Protestantisme en Normarsdie, par Francis Waddington. 

38. Histoire des Assemblees Politiques des Reformes de France 

(1573-1622), par Leouce Anquez. 

39. Histoire du Protestantisme a Caen et en Basse Normandie, 

(1598-1791), par J. A. Galland. 

40. Les Luttes Religieuses en France au i6eme siecle, par le 

Vicomte de Meaux. 

41. Marie Durand, prisonniere a la Tour de Constance (1730-1768), 

par Daniel Benoit. 

42. La Reforme en Bourgogne, par R. Claparede. 

43. La Reforme en Blaisois par P. de Felice. 

44. La Saint Barthelemy, par Hector de la Ferriere. 

45' Itineraire Archeologique de Delft, given by Mr. Wiiiieman. 
46. A Lecture on the peaceful invasion of England by French 

Protestants in 1685, by A. G. Browning, given by A. G. 

Browning. 



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47, The Lower Norfolk Co. Virg-inia Antiquary, 6 Vols., given 

by Edmund James. 

48, The Virginia Magazine of Hi.^tory and Biography, published 

by the Virginia Historical Society, 6 Vols, bought by the 
Society. 

49, Ulster Co. N. Y. Wills, 2 Vols, by Gustave Anjou, bought by 

Society. 

50, Blood and Blight, by Sablazo, given by Mrs. Lawton. 

The following 18 Vols, from 51 to 68, were presented by Mr. Herbert 
Dupuy. 

51, Ligue des Protestants, par le prince de Conde. 
Edit du Roi d'abolition en favenr des Protestants, 1630. 
Declaration du Roi concernaut les pensions sur les Benefices, 

Cures et Prebendes. 

Arret du R^glement de la Cour du Parlement de Toulouse. 

Ordonnance du Roi, portant exemption de Logement de Gens 
de Guerre. 

Arret du Conseil d'Etat (i68i). 

Histoire des plus illustres favoris, par Monsieur Pierre Du Puy. 

Memoires de De Castelneau (3 Vols) , par J. Le Laboureur. 

Histoire des Martyrs, par Crespin et Simon Goulart, (lere edi- 
tion) tres rare ouvrage, 

L'Esprit de Jesus Christ sur la Tolerance. 

Correspondance du Roi Charles IX et du Sieur de Mandelet, 
Gouverneur de Lyon, pendant 1572, 

Apologie de Louis XIV et de son conseil sur la Revocation de 
I'Edit de Nantes. 

Memoires concernant la Pucelle d'Orleans. 

L'Explication de I'Edit de Nantes, par Soulier (pretre). 

Les premiers jours du Protestantisme en France, depuis son 
origine jusqu'au premier synode national de 1559, par H. 
de Triqueti, 

Histoire du Protestantisme en France, depuis son origine jus- 
qu'a nos jours, par Roisselet de Sauclieres. 

Le Protestantisme refute par lui-meme. 

Ligue des Protestants. 

French Blood in America, by Mr. Fosdich, given by Mrs. Law- 
ton. 

70. Map of New York, bought by the Society. 

71. Canadian Archives (2 volumes), given by Mr. Howland Pell. 

72. Journal of American History, from the Association. 



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54 
55 

56 
57 
58 
59 

60 
61 

62. 

63 
64. 

65. 



66. 

67. 
68. 
69. 



Report of the Monument Committee. 

The Chairman of the Monument Committee has the honor to report 
that it has been decided not to attempt placing a monument on the spot 
first designated. Two members of the Committee sent at their own ex- 
pense Mr. Hrdlicka of the Smithsonian Institute to excavate and exa- 
mine closely all skeletons found there. He reported that these were In- 
dian skeletons. It was proposed to the Committee that, as there is ab- 
solutely no doubt as to the spot where Fort Caroline stood, that the 
Society could safely place a monument there. During the coming summer 



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experts and engineers will examine carefully to find the remains of 
the breast works of the old Fort. The matter of erecting a monument 
was at the last Annual xMeeting left to the option of the Committee. 
With the sanction of the Executive Committee, the Society will then be 
called upon for contributions. 

Respectfully submitted. 

Mrs. Ja.mes M. Lawton, Chairman. 



Report of the House Committee 

During the winter, four TEAS were held at theroomis of the Hugue- 
not Society of America. The first three Teas owing to their bemg held 
at a very gay season were not as well attended as we might wish, but 
were very enjoyable. At the fourth, the room was well filled by both 
members and their friends and we trust that much more interest will be 
shown next year. 

Mrs. E. L. De P. Clarkson, Chairman. 

These Reports were accepted and ordered placed on the Minutes. 

OtJier Business. 

On recommendation of the Executive Committee and on motion of 
Mr. Banta, seconded by Mr. Alden Freeman, Mr. Stanley Wevman was 
elected as Honorary Member of the Huguenot Society of America. 

Election of the Officers now in order. The ballot approved by the 
Executive Committee was submitted and, onmjotion of Mr. Marschalk, 
the Secretary was requested to cast the ballot, She declined as she was 
one of the Officers to be balloted for. On motion, Mr. William Mitchell 
cast one ballot and the Officers on same were declared unanimously 
elected. 



Col. WILLIAM JAY, 



President, 



Vice-Presidents, 



GEORGE S. BOWDOIN. Esq., 
Hon. henry W. BOOKSTAVER, 
THEODORE M. BANTA. Esq.. 
HENRY M. LESTER. Esq.. 
Hon. A T. CLEARWATER. 
NATHANIEL THAYER, E.-^q., 
Hon. RICHARD OLNEY, 
WILLIAM ELY. Esq.. 
Peof. ALLAN MARQCAND, 
Col. H. a. DUPONT. 
HERBERT DUPUY. Esq. 
Col. RICHARD L. MACRY. - 
Rev. ROBERT WILSON. D. D. 

Treasurer, 

T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER, Esq., 



Secretary, 



Mrs. JAMES M. LAWTON, 



Chaplain, 

Right-Rev. JAMES H. DARLINGTON. 



New York Citv 



New York City 
New York Citv 
Brooklyn, N. Y. 
New Rochelle, N. Y. 
Kingston, N. Y. 
Boston, Mass. 
Boston, Mass. 
Providence, R. I. 
Princeton, N. J. 
Winterthur. Del. 
Pittsburg, Pa. 
Richmond, Va. 



New York City 

New York City 

Harrieburg, Pa. 



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Witli the authorization of Mr. A. G. Browning, Mrs. Lawton read 
extracts from a paper written by Mr. A. G. Browning and entitled: "A 
Peaceful Invasion of England by the Huguenots in 1675." -^s this Vol- 
ume is in the Library, it was not deemed necessary to have the extracts 
printed. 



The Speakers at the Banquet of the Society, given at Delmonico's on April l5th, 1907, were: 

1st. Hon. Seth Low, who delivered a most able address on " Our City and the Huguenot 
Founders." 

2nd. Hon. John Van Wormer: "Union of the Dutch and French." 

3rd. Rev Donald S. MacKey, whose historical and interesting dissertation on the "Hugue- 
not and the Covenanter," met with great applause. 

4th. Col. Howland Pell, who was most happy in his reply to the Toast of "Our Guests." 

The Choir boys of Grace Church, under the direction of Mr. Helfeinstein, volunteered 
their services on the occasion, and gave most delightful music. 

The Guests were the Presidents of the Societies antedating the Huguenot Society. 

The following Poem was read by the author: Rev. Edward O. Flagg, member of the Society: 




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My song — the Huguenot! 

A soul of souls was he, 
Opposed to every plot 

At 'var with Libertv. 



Each iron code relaxed, 
Self-government the rule. 

Far less man's earnings taxed, 
The Bible in the school. 



His courage never failed. Within our nation's heart 

'Gainst sword and flame 'twas steeled, Lies deep enfolded he 

In conscience armor mailed Who caused such fruits to start 

He caused their threats to yield. On land and on the sea. 



An exile from his home, 
Through persecution's rod, 

Whene'er compelled to roam, 
He ne'er forsook his God. 

Wherever he was driven 

More sweet the flowers bloomed. 
The gentle dew of Heaven 

The dreariest waste illumed. 

Behold fresh enterprise, 
The golden harx'est hour, 

Toil cheered by fairer skies, 
A simpler life, more power. 



Hence ne'er should be forgot 
But often brought to view 

The sturdy Huguenot, 
To home and altar true. 

And let "nobl^^sse oblige" 

Each thought and aaion sway. 

Whose vantage ground no siege 
Could ever drive away. 

Exotics widely' grow 
Our union to enhance, 

.\'\ost graceful 'mid the glow 
The fleur-de-lis of France. 



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Treasurer's Report. 

Huguenot Society of America in account ivith T. J. Oakley Rhinelander, 
Treasurer, April 13, 1906, to April 13, 1907. 



1906 RECEIPTS. 

April 13, 1907, Balance on hand 
N. T. Life Ins. & T. Co. §4500.00 
Fulton Trust Co. 1066.78 5566.78 

From dues 1905—6 40.00 

1906—7 1515.00 

" 1907—8 25.00 1580.00 

From fees 240.00 

" Life memberships... 290.00 

" Interest 230.74 

" Publication a c 48.90 

" Lecture Fund, etc 137.00 

" Annual Dinner a c 25.20 

" Anderson Auction Co 0.41 

" Certificates 6.00 



Balance brought down Fulton 
Trust Co. 



8125.03 



1618.13 



Examined and found correct 
H. W. Bookstaver 
Mr. Cornelius B. Mitchell 
Mr. Charles F. Darlington 

Auditing Committee 



PAYMENTS. 

Cost of five Bonds $5041.25 

Office rent 986.04 

Clerk's salary 600.00 

Stationery & Postage 189.49 

Printing 119.00 

N. Y. Telephone Co 48.35 

Treasurers salary, paid J. S. Edwards 50.00 

Lecture Fund -iO.OO 

Library ac 42.70 

Annual Dinner a c 179 15 

Filing Cabinet 75.00 

J. T. Vanse & Son, Awning 3.00 

J. L. Merrill, disbursements 1-79 

Certificates & Map 1-98 

Remington Typewriter Co 3.50 

Christmas Gift 5.00 

Disbursements of See's office as per bills 26.60 

Repairing chairs 9.00 

Refreshments for meetings 25.00 

"Woman's Municipal League, rent 7.00 

Lecture Fund, exchange of check 1.50 

Collections charges 1-^5 

N.Y. Life Ins. * Trust Co. error in interest 50.00 
Balance in Fulton Trust Co Hl'^.ia 



T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER 
Treasurer 



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Meeting of the Monutnent Committee, May ijth, igo-j. 

A Meeting of the Monument Committee was held after the Meeting 
of the Stewards en May 17, 1907. Letters from Dr. Webb to ]Mr. Merrill, 
Secretary of the Committee, and from Mr. Rieman Duval were read. 
The investigations were not satisfactory in regard to the site of the 
Massacre at Matanzas Inlet. General Brooke who spends his winters at 
St. Augustine, Fla. thinks there is no doubt that the Huguenots landed 
on the Southern end of Anastasia Island. He mentioned an Army En- 
gineer Officer, Mr, Lewis R. Mc Lean of St. Augustine, who would doubt- 
less accompany whoever goes from here to Fort Caroline, and examine 
also the Southern part of Anastasia Island. After much discussion, it 
was thought best that Fort Caroline be marked with a tablet, and that 
the Monument be erected on the site of the ]\Iassacre at Matanzas Inlet. 
Resolved that no action be taken until careful personal investigation be 
made on the spot by the Chairman and some other Member of the Com- 
mittee to share the responsibility with her. 

Executive Committee Afeetifig, May 17th, igo^. 

The Treasurer reported that in Accordance with instructions given 
at the last Meeting, she had procured Bonds. The Secretary read the 
names of the Vice Presidents and Members of the Executive Committee 
who had accepted their nominations, and reported the deaths of General 
de Peyster and Mr. William Vail Brokaw. The usual answer was to be 
sent to Mr. Edw. Arleer of London who desired List of Members with 
addresses. 

Yukon-Pacific-Exposition invited the Huguenot Society to held its 
Annual Meeting of 1909 at Seattle. Answer left with Secretary. 

Treasurer's Report accepted. 

Pedigree Committee reported fourteen supplementals and three new 
names. This being the last Meeting until the Fall, the Secretary was 
authorized, on the affirmative report of the Pedigree Committee, to ac- 
cept the supplementals, and to declare the Candidates elected, subject 
to ratification at the next Meeting. 

A poem presented at the Banquet by Dr. Flagg, Thanks were voted. 

A change in the Constitution was read and after much dicu.^ssion it 
was modified to read as follows (adding to Article 3) . . AND THOSE 
MEMBERS MUST HAVE PERSONALLY KNOWN SUCH CANDI- 
DATES FOR OVER A YEAR AND VOUCH FOR THEIR GOOD 
STANDING ". The motion was made, duly seconded and passed. 

Mr. Rhinelander, Chairman of the Stewards, reported that for the 
first time in the Annals of the Banquets, no money had been asked from 
the Society, and that $16 had been returned by the Treasurer of the 
Stewards. This was owing to money received from proceeds of Lec- 
tures. 

Prof. Jackson presented a Pedigree of the de Peyster's Family, which 
was accepted with thanks. 

Executive Committee Meeting, Jan. i^th, 1908, 

The Secretary reported the death of Judge Bookstaver, and that, as 
the President was abroad, the Treasurer and she took the responsibility 
of appointing a Committee to attend to funeral of the late Vice-President, 
Judge Bookstaver, and of inserting the notice in the newspapers. The 



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Committee ratified these elections. The Pedigrees were laid on the 
table for future action. Six names were presented. 

Executive Committee Meeting, Nov. igth, igo'j. 

The Candidates presented at the last Meeting- were duly elected, on 
condition that a seconder be found for one of the Candidates. One new 
name presented. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

In the notice to be sent out by the -'Membership Committee", Mr. 
Dominick suggested one correction : " That preliminary BLANKS will 
be found herein enclosed"— instead of a preliminary blank. The notices 
where then approved. 

Notices to have the pedigrees made out by Mr. Mirabel approved. 

The Secretary reported the death of our Honorary Member, :Mr. A. 
Giraud Browning. She was requested to write a letter of sympathy to 
his family. 

Business of the Monument Committee thoroughly discussed, and it 
was decided not to call a Meeting until later. 

Executive Comviittee Meeting, Dec. 20th, igo-j. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

Three Candidates were elected. 
The Secretary reported the deaths of Colonel Richard Maury, Vice- 
President for Virginia, and Mrs. Cameron. Resolved that a Ittter of 
sympathy be sent by the Secretary to the family of our late Vice-Presi- 
dent, Colonel Richard Maury. 

The Members of the House Committee chosen by the Chairman are: 
Mrs. Eliza L. De P. Clarkson. Chairman, Mrs. Anson P. Atterbury, 
Mrs. Sanford Bissell, Miss Emily M. De Peyster. Miss Julia G. Mc- 
Allister. Dates chosen: January 14th. February nth and March loth. 

Mr. Oscar B. Ireland was elected Vive-Presidert of the Hugutnot 
Society of America for Staten Island, in place of judge Bookstaver. Mr. 
William Fontaine was elected Vice-President for Virginia, in place of 
Colonel Richard Maurv. 

Resolved that Mrs. Lawton be appointed a Committee of one to visit 
the sites of the Massacres in Florida and to report. 

The Treasurer authorized to send out Forms of Bequest to the Mem- 
bers. 

Execiitive Committee Meeting, Jayi. i^th, 1908. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

Four names were proposed. 

The Secretary reported that Mr. Ireland had accepted his nomination 
as Vice-President for Staten Island. Mr. William Fontaine declined his 
nomination as Vice-President for Virginia. 

After discussion, the Gentlemen declining to serve, Mrs. Lawton was 
appointed a Committee of one to chose her Committee and to report on 
ways and means of raising money. 



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Exeaitive Committee Meeting, Feb . i^th, igo8. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

Three of the Candidates presented at Last xMeeting were elected, the 
fourth awaiting further information. 

The Secretary showed the List of Resignations from as far back as 
the Society dates — 112 in number. 

Executive Coviviittee Meetings AlarcJi 12th, igo8. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

No elections and no names presented. 

Resolved that the new List of Members and Circulars of Information 
cannot be printed until after the Annual Meeting. 

Resolution passed thanking the Ladies of the House Committee for 
the very efficient way in which they performed their duties, and congra- 
tulating them on their success^. 

Business Meeting, April 13th, igo8, at Delmonico's. 

Report of Treasurer accepted. 

One name presented for election. 

Regular Ticket for Officers was read and approved and ballot recom- 
mended to the Society for election. 

The President read the following changes in the Constitution: Sec- 
tion 2. . . .The Annual dues shall be payable in advance on the 13th day 
of April of each year. — notice shall be sent by the treasurkk to every 

MEMBER FAILING TO PAY HIS ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION WHEN DUE. IF SUCH ANNU- 
AL DUES SHALL BE IN ARREARS FOR TVvTG YEARS AND SHALL NOT BE PAID IN 
FULL, AFTER DUE NOTICE AS AFORESAID, ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF 
JUNE FOLLOWING THE DAY UPON WHICH THE SECOND VEAR's DUKS BECOME 
PAYABLE, THE PERSON SO FAILING TO PAY SHALL CEASE TO BE A MEMBER OF 
THE SOCIETY AND HIS OR HER NAME SHA.LL BE ERASED PROM THE LIST OF MEM- 
BERS ACCORDINGLY, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 
SHALL HAVE POWER IN THEIR DISCRETION TO RESTORE SUCH DELINQUENT 
MEMBER UPON PAYMENT OF THE AMOUNT DUE UPON PROOF SATISFACTORY TO 
THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE THAT THE FAILURE TO PAY WAS DUE TO OVER- 
SIGHT OR EXCUSABLE NEGLECT. 

On MOTION of Mr. H. B. Dominick. his Resolution passed on Febru- 
ary 14th was expunged from the Minutes and the above wording used. 

Section 3, Part 2 . . . . Only Members of the Society have the right of 
proposing and seconding Candidates, " and those members must have 

PERSONALLY KNOWN SUCH CANDIDATES FOR OVER A YEAR AND VOUCH FOR 

THEIR GOOD STANDING," etc On motiou, the Executive Committee 

recommend for adoption these changes in the Constitution. 

Annual Meeting, April 13th rgoS, 

The Annual Meeting of the Huguenot Society of America was held at 
Delmonico's, on Monday April 13th, at 3:30 p. m. 



President in the chair. 
Treasurer's report accepted. 

Secretary's Report. — The Secretary has the honor to submit the 
following : 

Since the last Annual Meeting, there have been eight Executive Com- 
mittee Meetings Three teas were given at the Library. One meeting of 
the Monument Committee. The meeting of the Nominating Committee. 
Resignations not reported ; Deaths, lo; Insignia sold, 6; marygold pins 
and buttons, I ; Certificates of Membership, 3. 

List of Members elected since April 13th, 1907. 

Mrs George Jewett Mrs. Hunter M. Meriwether 

(Molines) (Flournoy) 

Mr. Phoenix Ingraham Miss Marcia M. Richardson 

(L'Hommedieu) (Molines) 

Mrs. James G. Zachry Mr. John P. Reynolds, Jr 

(Horry) (Revere) 

Mrs. Walter L. Carr Mr. Henry Francis Du Pont 

(Du Puy) (Du Pont) 

Mrs. Smith M. Lindsley ; Mrs. Calvin T. Adams 

(Baret) (du Sauchoy) 

Mrs. Imogen B. Oakley Miss Emily R. Ashbridge 

(Brashier) (Pechin ) 

Dr. George J. Elliot Mr. Ashley P. Hunter 

(Giraud) (Pechin) 

Mr. Telamon C. S. Cuyler 
(La Touche) 

Deceased Members : General J. W. de Peyster. Mr. William Vail 
Brokaw. Mrs. Eliza M. C. White. Mrs J. B. Garretson. Hon. Henry W 
Bookstaver. Mr. George L. Heins. Mrs. May Cameron. Col. Richard L.' 
Maury. Mr. A. Giraud Browning. Mr. William W. Stelle. 

Report of the Library Committee. 

Books received from April 13th, 1907 to April 13th, 1908. 

I. Transactions of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina. 
«. Monthly Bulletin of the '• Societe de I'Histoire du Protestau- 
tisme Frangais." 

3. Year book of the Huguenot Society of London. 

4. Year Bulletin of the Huguenot Society of Germany. 

5. French Colonists and Exiles in the United States, by J, G. 

Rosengarten. 

6. Annual report of the American Historical Association. (Smith- 

sonian Institute.) 

7. Le Marquis de Veneurs, Protecteur des Victimes de I'lntolerance 

de Louis XIV, par Maitre H. D. Guyot, sent by Mr. Wildeman. 

8. Un Episode de la Revocation de I'Edit de Nantes, par Maitre H. 

D. Guyot, sent par Mr. Wildeman. 

9. Historic Homes and Family History of New York. 4 volumes, by 

Wm S. Pelletreau, given by Mrs. James M. Lawton. 



' r.'id 



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Report of the Monument Coviniittee 

Owingf to the very depressed and depressing state of the Market, it 
was considered unadvisable to formulate any plans or to ask for any do- 
nations towards the Fund. 

It has however been nearly decided by your Commitee to have the 
Monument erected on the site of Fort Caroline at the mouth of the St. 
John's River, instead of on Matanzas Inlet. The site of the former seems 
to be well known, and is marked on all Maps. 

We had so many deaths during- the past year that we need every dol- 
lar we can get. One I^ady sent us unasked a donation of $io towards our 
running expenses. It was most thankfully received. It would be most 
gratifying if others would follow her example. 



Report of the House Covnnittee 

The Chairman of the House Committee begs to report that three teas 
were given during the winter at the Society's rooms. The January and 
February teas were not as well attended as could be wished, but the last 
was a great success and most enjoyable. It is hoped and expected that, as 
the teas become more generally known to the Society, the Members will 
take more interest in the social reunions. 

Respectfully submitted. 

E. L. De p. Clarkson, 

Chairman House Committee 

The election of Officers being in order, Messrs. John E. Merrill and 
De Luze were elected tellers. The Ballot recommended by the Exe- 
cutive Committee was unanimously approved. 



Col. WILLIAM JAY, 



President, 



Vice-Presidents, 



GEORGE S. BOWDOIN, Esq.. 
Hox. HENRY W. BOOKF^TAVER, 
THEODORE M. BANTA. Esq., 
HENRY M. LESTER, Esq., 
Hox. A T. CLEARWATER, 
NATHANIEL THAYER. Esq., 
Hox. RICHARD OLNEY, 
WILLIAM ELY. Esq.. 
Prof. ALLAN MaRQUAND, 
Col. H. a. DUPONT, 
HERBERT DUPUY. Esq. 
Col. RICHARD L.MAURY. - 
Rev. ROBERT WILSON, D. D. 

Treasurer, 

T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER, Esq., 



Secretary, 



Mils. JAMES M. LAWTON, 



Chaplain, 

Eight-Rev. JAMES H. DARLINGTON, 



New York City 



New York City 
New York City 
Brooklyn, N. Y. 
New Rochelle, N. Y. 
Kingston, N. Y. 
Boston, Mass. 
Boston, Mass. 
Providence, R. I. 
Princeton, N. J. 
Winterthur, Del. 
Pittsburg, Pa. 
Richmond, Va. 



New York City 



New York City 



Harrisburg, Pa. 



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The President thanked the Society for his election and that of the 
Secretary, and promised to do all in his power for the good and prosper- 
ity of the Society during the coming year. 

The President read the proposed changes in the Constitution, which 
had been approved by the Executive Committee subject to ratification 
at this meeting. Adopted. 

The President then introduced the speaker Prof. Samuel Macauley 
Jackson who gave a most able and intensely interesting address on the 
Treat}' of Vervins. 

The meeting was largely attended, and after the address, the Society 
enjoyed a most delightful tea given by the Executive Committee. 



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Treasurer's Report. 

Huguenot Society of America in account with T. J. Oakley Rhinclander , 
Treasurer, April \i, 1907, to April i^, 1908. 



1907 RECEIPTS. 

April 13, 1907, Balance on hand ?618.13 

From dues 1485.00 

" feea 220.00 

" Life membership 200.00 

" Interest 293.63 

Library ac 38.30 

LoTing Cup Fund 83.00 

Gift of Mrs. R. W. Smith 10.00 

Certificates 4.60 

. Japanese Bond redeemed 974.00 

Collection exchange 0.30 



3926.96 



1908 



April 13, Balance Fulton Trust Co. f412.02 

Examined and found correct 
Mr. Cornelius B. Mitchell 
Mr. Charles F. Darlington 
Mr. John L. Merrill 

Auditing Committee 



PAYMENTS. 

Office rent ?1221.55 

P. Mirabel, salary 615.00 

Treasurer's salary, paid J. S. Edwards 50.00 

N. Y. Telephone Co 55.35 

Stationery & Printing 81.08 

Collections charges 2.20 

Postage 35.48 

Engrossing certificates 0.60 

J. T. Vance, a^v-ning work 3.00 

Insurance 42.30 

Repairs to t«a table 12.00 

Secretary's disbursements 19.50 

Purchase of 1 Japanese Bond (?1.000) 891.25 

" 1 Norf. & W. Bond (.?500) 485.H3 

Balance in Fulton Trust Co 412.02 

$3926.96 



T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER 
Treasurer 



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Executive Committee Meeting, May 15th, igo8. 

Treasurer's report accepted. He also presented the list of Members 
dropped for non-payment of daes since 1883 — 71 m number, a loss to the 
Society of $2,270. 

Seven names presented. 

Mr. Cornelius B. Mitchell was elected Chairman of the Finance Com- 
mittee. 

Mrs. Lawton was elected Chairman of the Library and Pedigree Com- 
mittee, and Mr. Mirabel was elected Assistant Secretary to fill the Office 
created some years ago by the Society. 

Mr. Lester, Vice-President for N"ew Rocheile, told the Committee of 
the very interesting work being done by the Huguenot Association of 
New Rocheile, and asked their co-operation towards the purchase of the 
house at New Rocheile which they have chosen for their headquarters 
and as a Museum for Huguenot relics. 

Executive Committee Meeting, November loth, 1908. 
Treasurer's report accepted. 

The Secretary reported the deaths of three Members : Mr. Lewis S. 
Dabney, Mrs. Henry C. Stimson and Mr. James D. Hague. 

Mr. Samuel R. Thayer represented the Society on the occasion of the 
receiving of the body of Governor Clinton, May 28th. 

The Society was not represented on the 250th anniversary celebra- 
tion at Kingston. 

Several Members of the Society were present at the unveiling of the 
Bronze Tablet presented to the City of New Rocheile by the Huguenot 
Association. Dr. Darlington who was to have been the Representative of 
the Society, missed his train and Dr. Fiagg gave a most excellent address. 

ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE NEW YORK SOCIETY OF 

AMERICAN HUGUENOTS BY THE HUGUENOT 

SOCIETY OF NEW ROCHELLE. 

The members of the Huguenot Society of America received an invi- 
tation from the Huguenot Society of New Rocheile to visit their City. 
The object of such invitation was to attend the ceremony of unveiling 
amonument with the inscription of the names of those Huguenot refugees 
who were the earliest settlers of the above City giving it its name. The 
Mayor of New Rocheile unveiling the memorial delivered an appro- 
priate address. The Rev. Charles F. Canedy, D.D., presided, offered a 
prayer, made an address, and extended a cordial welcome to the invited 
guests. An historical paper was read by Thos. S. Drake, Esq. Dr. 
Darlington, President of the Board of Health, in New York, and the 
appointed representative of the New York delegation having missed his 
train, the Rev. Dr. Edward O. Flagg, a member of the Executive Com- 
mittee, was requested to take his place. 

Responding to this request the following sentiments were a portion 
of his remarks. He stated how pleased the authorities of our country 



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are to give the right hand of fellowship to the immigrants of every name 
and nation who with honorable intentions might seek a home within 
our free and vast domain. He spoke of the Huguenot Society as a silent 
protest against any infringement upon our constitutional rights either in 
Church or State. Defensively and not aggressively did he exalt Amer- 
ican citizenship defining its incomparable mission and its great respon- 
sibility. 

A very toothsome and ample repast was then appreciatingly enjoyed 
by keen appetites. 

Thanks were voted for the generous hospitality of the entertainers. 

The collation was supplemented by a delightful sail upon the Sound. 
After the conclusion of so unique a reception all retired to their respect- 
ive abodes. It is needless to assume that each felt still more proud of 
the Organization to which he or she belonged and perchance breathed a 
secret prayer, that our national motto, " He that brought us over will 
sustain us" might in its fullest sense be verified and justified. 

Respectfully submitted, 

Edward Octavus Flagg. 

This report was accepted. 

Mr. Mirabel has given a very interesting account of the proceedings 
which unfortunately space does not permit of copying. By request, the 
letter of the Secretary to Mr. Lester is appended : 

Mr. Hbnry M. Lester 
President Huguenot Association of New Rochelle 

Dear Mr. President: 

I wish to tender to you personally and to the other Members of your 
Association my hearty congratulations, as Secretary of the Huguenot 
Society of America, on the work you have brought through many difficulties 
to a triumphant finish. You have rescued from oblivion many names of 
those whose records do not appear on this World's Book of Fame, but 
who, losing their all for conscience sake, have their names inscribed 
above. You have thus contributed a most beautiful page to History, and 
this your Labor of Love, is all the more praiseworthy in as much as 
some of you are not of Huguenot descent. The Huguenot Society of 
America is glad to have contributed her quota of names to your Tablet, 
and is very proud of her Foster Daughter. Dr. Darlington whose ances- 
tor's name appears on the Roll of Honor is the official representative of 
the Society, and will address you on the occasion. 

Sincerely yours, 

E. M. C. A. Lawton 

Secretary Huguenot Society of America. 

At the unveiling of the Bowlder Monument by the Huguenot Patent- 
ee Historical and Memorial Society of New Paltz to the the twelve 
Patentees, on September 29th. Judge Clearwater represented our Socie- 
ty and made an address. 



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Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 19th, 1908 
My Dear Mrs. Lawton: 

In compliance with 3'our request I enclose a concise report of the 
proceedings at the unveiling of the bowlder monument at New Paltz on 
the 29th ultimo. Profoundly to my regret we did not have the pleasure 
of your company. The occasion was a most interesting one, and the 
setting artistic and beautiful. In fact the whole scene filled the eye and 
satisfied the mind. 

With many kind regards, I am as ever. 

Very sincerely yours, 

A. T. Clearwater. 

Tuesday the 29th of September was a red letter day in the old Hu- 
guenot Village of New Paltz for it was the occasion when the bowlder 
monument erected by the Huguenot Patriotic Historical and Memorial 
Society of New Paltz to the twelve patentees to whom Governor Ed- 
mond Andros granted the Paltz Patent on the 2Qth day of September, 
1677, was unveiled. The monument consists of two bowlders of 
Sliawangunk Mountain Grit one of which is the base, the other the shaft. 
It is placed in the triangular space directly in front of the Memorial 
House. The ceremonies took place on the lawn of Abram Deyo Broad- 
head immediately opposite. The countryside for miles around gathered 
at New Paltz, and the day was faultless. Seats were arranged in the 
form of an amphitheatre and Mr. Broadhead's porte-cochere was used as 
a platform for the speakers who were Ralph LeFevre, President of the 
New Paltz Society, Judge Frank Hasbrouck, of Poughkeepsie, formerly 
President of the Holland Society and Judge A. T. Clearwater of Kings- 
ton, one of the Vice-Presidents of the Hugu'enot Society of America and 
a member of the Board of Tru.^tees of the Huguenot vSociety of New 
Paltz and a life member of the Board of Trustees of the Huguenot So- 
ciety of South Carolina. A notable coincidence was the fact that Mr. 
Broadhead's house was built in the year 1680 by Christian Deyo and 
Pierre Deyo, Huguenot ancestors of Judge Clearwater who delivered the 
address. Let into the shaft of the monument is a bronze tablet cast by 
the Gorham Company which contains the following inscription: — 

To THE 

Memory and in Honor of 

Louis DeBois • 

Christian Deyo 

Abraham Hasbrouck 

Andre LeFevre 

Jean Hasbrouck 

Pierre Deyo 

Louis Bevier 

Antoine Crespel 

Abraham DuBois 

Hugo Frere 

I^aac DuBois 

Simon LeFevre 



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The New Paltz patentees, who, driven by religious persecu- 
tion from their native France, exiles for conscience's sake, 
came to America, after a sojourn in the Rhine Palatinate, 
near Manheim, here established their homes on the banks of 
the Wallkill, settled the country purchased from the Indians 
and granted by patent issued by Governor Edmond Andros on 
th.e 29th day of September, 1677, and nobly bore their part 
in the creation of our free government. 

The Huguenot, Patriotic, Historical and Monumental As- 
sociation of New Paltz erects this monument, the 29th day 
of September, 1908. 

Durirgthe summer, Mr. Mirabel made a list of all Huguenots known 
to have settled in New Rocheile — this appears on the Tablet in addition 
to thn names found by the Huguenot Association. — He has supplement- 
ed this list for the Library, giving their homes in France, where they 
landed, where they si-ttled, with dates and authorities. — He has com- 
pleted, as far as the Reci^rds go, the Genealogies of the Guion and Char- 
davoyne families. 

A Lady from North Carolina brought to the Library a Silver cup now 
in possession of Mr. J. H. Guion, a descendant of Isaac Guion, and 
kindly allowtd Mr. ^Mirabel to copy all the names engraved on it. 

The Minutes of the several Committees from 1906 to Nov. 1908 are 
ready for the printer and also the Family names of Huguenot Refugees 
to America, represented in the Membership of the Society. (This list is 
the old one compiled by Mrs. Lawton, revised and added to.) 

Six of the Candidates presented in May were declared elected by the 
Secretary, suject to ratification at this Meeting. The Committee rati- 
fied their elfction. Six names were presented and by order of the Pre- 
sident, the first reading was dispensed with, the Chairman of the Pedi- 
gree Committee having been authorized to examine and correct them for 
action at this Meeting. Having been pronounced correct, these candidates 
were declared duly elected. Four supplem.ental claims were presented, 
three of which were accepted. The fourth not yet verified as Huguenot. 
One new name was presented. 

The new Circular of Information and new List of Members were 
printed during the Summer. 

Mr. C. B. Mitchell is to represent the Society at the Colonial Wars' 
Banquet and at that of the St. Nicholas. 

The Treasurer read a statement showing the probable deficit at the 
end of the fiscal year. Resolved "that a Special Meeting be called to 
discuss the financial status of the Society. 



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Special Meetbig of the Exenttive Committee^ Nov. 25///, 1908. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

The Treasurer read again his Statement of probable deficit, which, 
as in the case of all Societies and Clubs, must be divided, prorata, bet- 
ween the Members of the Executive Committee. 

In regard to "Ways and Means" for raising money, Resolved "that 
the matter be left in the hands of the Secretary, who has option to ar- 
range an entertainment," this confirming power given her at a pre- 
vious Meeting. 

Resolution that the amount of the Publication Fund $18.90 be return- 
ed to the General Fund. 

Mrs. Eliza De Peyster Clarkson to be Chairman of House Com- 
mittee. 

Executive Committee Meeti7tg, Dec. i^th, 1908. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

One Candidate elected, though pedigree is without dates of Baptisms 
and Marriages for three generations. According to a Resolution passed 
at a previous Meeting when there is proof that records have been des- 
troyed, other proof is accepted. 

Resolution to have a Banquet on Tuesday, April 20th, 1909. 

Mr. William Dalliba Button appointed to represent the Society at an 
Entertainment to be given to Rear Admiral Evans by the Navy League 
of the United States. 

Executive Committee Meeting, Feb. ist, 1909. 

The Secretary Reported the deaths of Mr. William H. Potter, Mrs. 
G. Austin Morrison and Mr. Samuel R. Thayer, the latter a Member of 
Committee. Mrs. Lawton to write to his brother. The Secretary also 
reported that a L,ady, who resigned in 1904, on account of the death of 
her husband, wished rejoin the Society and become a Life Member. The 
Committee decided that she could rejoin the Society and become a Life 
Member by paying $5 initiation fee and $50 Life Membership. 

The Treasurer in his report showed a deficit of .$19.15, and asked 
permission to take money from the Permanent Fund as it is needed for 
the expenses until April 13th, the amount to be then returned to the 
Permanent Fund. Authority to do so given him by the Committee. 

Four names were presented, and the pedigrees being pronounced 
correct by the Pedigree Committee, the Candidates were declared duly 
elected. 

A letter read from Mr. Lester asking subscriptions for the purchase 
and improvement of the Huguenot Headquarters at New Rochelle. The 
Secretary requested to write Mr. Lester that, much to the regret of the 
Committee, it will be impossible, owing to the present finances of the 
Society, to aid them in their work. 

The Committee appointed the President, the Treasurer and the Se- 
cretary a Banquet Committee; the Treasurer, Chairman of the Stewards, 
with power. 



Executive Coimmttee Meeting, March i^th, igop. 

Treasurers's report accepted. 

He asked instructions in regard to some Members who had not paid 
for two and three years. Ruled that he be requested that their name 
had been dropped and to quote the amendment in the Constitution pas- 
sed last year. 

Three names presented. 

Mr. George S. Bowdoin promises to donate fifty dollars towards the 
Banquet expenses. 

Mrs. Lawton reported that, as the Society had not published any- 
thing for several years and as the Foreign Societies sent their Publica- 
tions every year, she had thought it best to write them that until the 
Huguenot v^ociety of America resumed these publications, the Society 
would pay the yearly subscriptions for the Foreign Publications. Action 
of the Secretary ratified, and Resolved to keep in touch with the Sister^ 
Societies. 

The death of the Hon. Edward Mitchell was reported. 

Resolved that the Presidents of the Sister Foreign Societies be recom- 
mended for Honorary ^Members, and Mr. A. Herve Browning, in place 
of his father, Ivlr. A. Giraud Browning, and also Mrs. Russell Sage. 

Business Meetirig; April iT^th^ 1909. 

Report of Treasurer accepted. 

Two Candidates elected. Two names presented. 

A letter from Dr. Darlington read in regard to the Hudson-Fulton 
Celebration. Resolved that a Committee of two be appointed to confer 
with Mr. H. Ridder, President of the Committee of the Hudson-Fulton 
Celebration, as to plan and scope of such Celebration, and what part 
should be taken by the Huguenot Society of America, and that the re- 
port of such Committee be reported to the Executive Committee. 

The regular Ballot read by the Secretary. On motion, approved. 

Annual Meeting, April 13th, igog. 

The annual Meeting was held at the Library, on April 13th, 1909. 

Mr. William Dalliba Dutton in the chair. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

The Chairman of the Publication Committee reported that he had 
completed his researches on the "Treaty of Vervins" read at the last 
Meeting and that it is now ready for publication. 

The Secretary reported that the Executive Committee had authorized 
her to subscribe for the Publication of the Foreign Societies. She had 
written to them as well as to the Vice- Presidents of our own Huguenot 
Centres here. She read abstracts of letters received. She had also written 
to the Vice-Presidents of Huguenot Centres and to Corresponding Mem- 
bers, asking what in their opinion was the best way of raising money for 
a Publication Fund. She read some of the answers. 



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The Secretary read the Resolution recommending for Honorary Mem- 
bership the Presidents of the Foreign Sister Societies. Mr. A. Herve 
Browning in place of his father Mr. A. Giraud Browning, who was one 
of the first Honorary Members and of Mrs. Russell Sage. These, on mo- 
tion, were duly elected. 

Invitation from Mr. Lester to the Society to be the Guests of the Hu- 
guenot Association on the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of Trinity 
Church, New Rochelle. 

Secretary's Report. The Secretary has the honor to submit the fol- 
lowing report for the year 1908-1909. 

Since last Annual Meeting, there have been six Executive Commit- 
tee Meetings, three teas were given at the Library. 

Meeting of the Nominating Committee, i ; Business Meeting, 1; 
Deaths, 9; Insignia sold, 6; Marigold pins and buttons, 4; Certificates 
of Membership, 2. 



List of members elected since April 13, 1908 



Mrs. Francis Payson 
(D'Aubigny) 

Mr. Arthur K. Hunt 
(Merle) 

Miss Elizabeth B. Perkins 
(De la Noy) 

Miss Nina Lea 
(Jaudon) 

Mr. Jomes D. Hague 
(Le Conte) 

Mr. William R. Britton 
(Cortelyou) 

Mr. Orra E. Monnette 
(Monet) 

Mrs. George H. Lea 
(De la Montague) 

Mrs. John Scott, Jr. 
(Ferree, Lef^vre) 



Mr. Theodore F. Sanxay 
(Sansee) 

Mr. Charles Pryer 
(Chard avoyne , Valleau) 

Mr. Charles L. F. Robinson 
(Molines) 

Mrs. Edward H. Ogden 
(P^rot) 

Mrs. George W. Parks 
(Pelletreau) 

Mrs. N. Trigant Burrow 
(Le Compte) 

Mr. George A. Bicknell 
(Renaudet) 

Mrs. Estelle Hosmer 
(De Feyster) 

Mr. John D. Mersereau 
(Mersereau, Chadaine) 



Mrs. Quincy O. M. Gillmore 
(de Rapelie, Trico) 



Deceased Members: ^Tr. Lewis S. Dabney. Mrs. Henry C. Stimson. 
Mr. James D. Hague. Mr. William H. Potter. Mrs. G. Austin Mor- 
rison. Mrs. Helen de F. Griffin. Mr. Reginald S. Faber. Mr. Samuel 
R. Thayer. Hon. Edward Mitchell. 



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Reports from Foreign Societies, 

The Secretary gave the names of the Huguenot Societies with their 
dates. 

1. Societe de I'Histoire du Protestantisme Frangais, founded in 

1853. 

2. Huguenot Society of America, founded April 13th 1883. 

3. Huguenot Society of South Carolina, originally intended as a 

Branch Society under the presidency of the Vice-President of 
the Huguenot Society of America, for South Carolina, but in- 
corporated as a separate Society in 1885. 

4. Huguenot Society of London, founded in 1885. 

5. Commission de I'Histoire et de la Bibliotheque Wallonnes, found- 

ed in 18S3. 
6., Societe de I'Histoire Vaudoise, founded in 1884. 

7. Huguenot Society of Germany, founded in 1887. 

8. Societe du Protestantisme Beige, founded in 1904. 

9. The Huguenot Association of New Rochelle, founded in 1885. 
10. New Paltz Huguenot Society. 

In answer to questions sent to the Sister Foreign Societies, Monsieur 
Weiss, Secretary of the Society of the History of French Prote!^tan- 
tism, reports that their Library i^ continually increasing. He says that 
in his opmion there is on the Continent but one Huguenot Society which, 
like the London Society, has mapped out its work to search History and 
to rescue from oblivion all traces left by the Huguenot Refugees. — This 
is the German Society — President. Monsieur Charles Correvon. The 
Commission de I'Histoire et de la Bibliotheque Wallonnes, whose Presi- 
dent is Pastor E. Bourlier, may also lay claim to the title of Huguenot 
Society. 

The Societe d'Histoire Vaudoise collects everything concerning the 
history of those Vaudois, who were in reality French, but who are now 
half Italian. The President is Monsieur Paolo Longo. 

The last Society founded is La Societe d'Histoire dn Protestantisme 
Beige. 

Mr. Giuseppi, Assistant Secretary of the London Society, says that 
their Society has had its three ordinary Meetings at which three papers 
have been read. The other part of the Society's work has been devoted 
to its publications. 

(^Note by Mrs. Laze ton. -These Publications are paid for by individual 
Members of the i.ouncil.) The Publications of 1908 were: i. The Re- 
gisters of the French Church of Portarlington. Ireland, edited by Thomas 
Philip Le Fanu, and 2. Returns of Aliens Dwelling in the City and Sub- 
urbs of London, (Index) edited by R. E. G. Kirk and Ernest F. Kirk. 

Monsieur Charles Correvon, President of the German Huguenot So- 
ciety, expressed hims-elf as very much touched by his election as Honor- 
ary Member of the American Society, and will do all in his power to 
merit the honor. He says that the German Society has not been very act- 
ive during late years, but hopes, after a reorganization, to be better able 
to maintain and develop its publications. 



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Monsieur Paolo Longo, President of the Vaudois Society, says that 
he has ])een President of the Societe d'Histoire Vaudoise for nine vears 
and that during that time they have been very actively engaged. 

Rev. Robeit Wilson, President of the Huguenot Society of South 
Carolina says that they have over 300 members, not a third of whom are 
residents there, and the Society meets only on the Anniversary, all the 
work in the interval being done by the Executive Committee, which 
being interpreted means the President. 

Mr. Henry M. Lester, President of New Rochelle Huguenot Asso- 
ciation says that the early part of 1908 was taken up with gathering sta- 
tistics and historical matter connected with securing the list of Hugue- 
not names which were incorporated on the bronze tablet that was erected 
on the Huguenot Monument at Hudson Park, 

Since that time, the Association has taken on considerable activity, 
the lines of work having been largely broadened out. The Association 
has acquired by contract a plot of ground on North Avenue upon which 
they have placed the old Huguenot house formerly occupied by the De 
Veaux Family and later by Thomas Paine, which they have had repaired 
for the purpose of having it made into a museum, using it as the head- 
quarters of the Association and fitting it up with the, relics, furniture 
and other interesting things in connection with the history of the 
town. 

Mr. Ralph Le Fevre, President of New Paltz Historical Society, says 
that he can report considerable progress in one line and another during 
the past year. The museum of relics and antiques in their Huguenot 
Memorial House is slowly increasing. Their monument with tablet 
containing the names of the twelve Huguenot Patentees was unveiled 
Sept. 29. It is perhaps as fine a bowlder monument as there is in the 
Country. The Society has made some progress in the translation of old 
French documents, which have been saved in old collections at New 
Paltz. 

Report of the Library Committee. 

Books received from April 13th, 1908 to April 13th, 1909. 

1. Transactions of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina. 

2. Monthly Bulletin of the Societe de I'Histoire du Protestantis- 

me en France, Up-to-date. 

3. Year book of the Huguenot Society of London. 

4. Year Bulletin of the Huguenot Society of Germany. 

5' Annual Report of the American Historical Association. 

6. Catalogue de la Bibliotheque Wallonne. 

7. Year Book of the Holland Society. (1906.) 

8. Letters and Papers relating chiefly to the Provincial History of 

Pennsylvania, given by Mr. Thomas Balch. 

9. The Hardenbergh Families, given by Mrs. Quincy Gillmore. 

10. Palissy, the Huguenot potter, given by Mr. Pumpelly. 

11. Year book of Smithsonian Institute. 

12. Supplement to Genealogical Index, bought §2.50. 

13. The Coursens of Sussex Co., New Jersey, given by Mr. F. E. 

Woodruff. 



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14. Library of Congress, five volnmes. 

15. Thirty-five volumes of New York Historical Society, given by- 

Mrs. Lavv'ton. 
Publications j^old bv the Societv: ?!6t.3o. 
Vol.2 of Publications ($2.50),' sold to the Magazine of American 

History, Port Chester. N. Y. on April 20, 1958, never paid. 
id. Some French Protestant Exiles in England and Sweden, given 

by Miss Fannie J. P. Scott. 
17. Anderson Genealogy, compiled by General Thomas Anderson, 
given by Mrs. Lawton. 

Report of the House Cofnmittce. 
The Chairman of the House Committee begs to report that three teas 
were held in the Society's rooms during the winter. As the weather 
was most inclement, toe attendance was small. 

Mrs. E. L. de P. Clarkson, Chairman. 
On motion all these reports were accepted. 

Election of Officers being in order, the Officers on the Ballotchosen 
by the Nominating Committee, and auproved by the Executive Com- 
mittee, were declared duly elected. The Secretary, in thanking the 
Society for her re-election, asked that her resignation be accepted, and 
that some one one else be appointed who could devote more time to the 
duties. of the Office. Her resignation was not accepted, and a vote of 
appreciative thanks for her work was voiced by the Presiding Officer, 
A Resolution of thanks to Mr. Mirabel, the Assistant Secretary, was 
passed. 

On motion, the Meeting was adjourned. 

President, 

Col. WILLIAM JAY, - - - - New York City 

Vice-Presidents, 

New York - - GEOUGE S. BOWDOIN. Esq. 

Staten Island - - OSi'AR B. IRHLAND. E'=q- • 

Long Island - - THEODORE M. BAN FA, Esq. 

New Rochelle, N. Y. - - - HENRY M. LESTER. Ksq. 

New Paltz - - Hon. A T. CLEARWATER. 

Boston-.— ■' NATHANIEL TIIAYEH. Esq. 

New Oxford - - - Hon. RI<^HAPn OLNEY. 

Narrapansett - - WILLIAM ELY. E^o. 

New .lersey " - - Prof. ALLAN MARQUAND. 

Delaware ' ' - - Col. H. A. DIPONT. 

Pennsylvania - - HERBERT Pn>(-V. E-q. 

Virginia - - - JAMEd W. Hi NTER. Esq. 

South Carolina Ret. ROBERT WILSON. D. D. 

Treasurer, 
T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER, Esq., - - New York City 

Secretary, 
Mbs. JAMES M. LAWTON. . - - - New York City 

Chaplain, 
Right-Rev. JAMES H. DARLINGTON. - - Harrisburg. Pa. 

Chairman Publication Committee: Chairman Finance Committee: 

Prof. Samuel Macauley JACKSON. Mr. Cob.velius B. MIT(.:HELL. 

Chairman Library and Pedigree Committees: 

Mrs. James M. LAWTON. 

Executive Committpe; 

Mr. Henry B. DOMINICK. Mr. William MITCHELL. Mr. William Dalliba DUTTON. , ^r^ 

Dr. Thomas DARLINGTON. /M4- . Ct^/iU*^^ //^-cc^^^^C^ 
Assistant Secretarv and Librarian Assistant Treasurer 

Mr. P. MIRABEL Mr. EDWARDS 



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Treasurer's Report. 

Hitgiiejiot Society of America in account with T. J. Oakley Rhinclander, 
Treasurer, April 13, 1908, to April 13, 1909. 



1908 RECEIPTS. 

April 13, Balance on hand $412.02 

From duea 1555.00 

" fees 175.00 

" Life Membership 350.00 

" Interest on bonds 272.29 

" deposit 14. 65- 286.94 

" Certifl-ate 1.00 

" Library a^c 67.30 

*' Loving Cap Fund 17.00 

" Refund of Delmonico's bill 60.30 

" Collection charges 0.20 



#2924.76 



1906 
April 13, Balance Fulton Trust Co. $620.38 

Examined and found correct 
Mr. Cornelius B. Mitchell 
Mr. Charles F. Darlington 
Mr. John L. Merrill 

Auditing Committee 



DISBURSEMENTS. 

Office rent §1242.96 

P. Mirabel, Salary Xmrs 670.00 

N. Y. Telephone Co 53.00 

Stationery Postage etc 135.60 

Treasurer's Salary paid J. S. Ed-wards. ..50. 00 

Miss J. P. Morand, services 78.00 

Delmonico's 60.00 

Library a c 5.50 

Carpet cleaning 4.14 

Awning work 2.65 

Collection charges 2.03 

Certificates 0.20 

Col. "U'm. Jay, refund of disbursement 0.30 

Apr 13, '09 Balance Fulton Trust Co... .620.38 

' $2924.76 

T. J. OAKLEY RHINELAXDER 
Treasurer. 



Executive Committee Meeting, Mav 15th igog. 

Treasurer's report accepted. 

The deaths of Mrs. Marcellus Hartley. Mr. de Zouche, Mrs. A. Mann 
and Mr. Philip S. de Luze were reported. 

Three names presented. 

Mrs. Lawton read a letter from Mr. Woodruff in reg-ard to "de Croy", 
his ancestor. As the records about the dauo-hter of de Croy were destroy- 
ed, the Committee accepted the circumstantial evidence given by Mr. 
Woodruff. 

On motion, Mr. William D. Dutton appointed Chairman of the Com- 
mittee of the Hud.son-Fulton Celebration with power. 

On motion. Resolved that the deficit of the Banquet be divided be- 
tween the Stewards and the Members of the Executive Committee. 

Resolved that $110 of the Publication Fund be used for Publications. 

Errata. — p. i May 23rd 1906 to October 15th 1909. 

" p. 6. The address of Mrs. Snitzler will be published later. 

p. 20, The address of Prof. Jackson will appear in a volume of 
our Publications. 

'• P- 31. Before adjourning the Annual Meeting of 1909, Mrs. 

Lawton read an address on the "Vaudois" which will be 
printed later. 



it 



1909. BOURLIER, 



1909. 

1885. 



1909. 
1885. 



1909. 

1904. 

1898. 
1898. 



1907. 
188:5. 



1903. 



18S5. 
1904. 
1898. 



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■ HONORARY 

Le Pasteur E. 



1909. BROWNING, A. Herve. 



CORREVON, Le Pastkur Ch. 



DE SCHICKLER, 
Fernand. 



Le Baron 



1909. LONGO, Le Pasteur Paolo, 



MABIE, Hamilton, 
MESCHINET de Richemond, 



1909. PORTAL, Sir William W 



SAGE, Mrs. Russell, 

VAN CORTLAND, James S. 

VEDDER, Rev. Charles S., 
WEISS, Le Pasteur N., 



WEYMAN Stanlky, 
WITTMEYER, Rev. A. V., 



MENBERS 

La.Haye, Hollande. President 

de la Commission de I'His- 

toiredes Eglises Wallonnes. 

London, Eng. (Giraud, Leger, 

De Chasteaux, Herve, 

Gag-nion. 
Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 

President German Plugue- 

not Society. 
Paris. President de la Societe 

de I'Histoire du Protestan- 

tisme Frangais. 
Torino, Italy. President de 

la Societe de I'Histoire 

Vaudoise. 
New York City. 
La Rochelle, France. (Meschi- 

net, Bernon, Rivkt, 

BOUE, DE la FiTE, de 

Missy). 
London. England. President 

of Huguenot Society of 

London. 
New York City. (Jermaine, 

Josselin). 
Manor House, Groton, N. Y. 

(Hasbrouck, de Trieux, 

Blanshan, De Peyster, Du 

Bois, Deyo, de la Grange. 
Charleston, S. C. (Pastor of 

the Huguenot Church in 

Charleston). 
Paris. Secretaire de la Societe 

de I'Histoire du Protestan- 

tisme Frangais. 
London, England. 
New York City. (Vintmaire). 

Founder of the Society. 



CORRESPONDING MEMBERS. 

LA YARD, Miss Ida Lucy Helen, London, Eng. (Raymond, De 

Layarde, de Caumont Cro- 
ze, Savary, de Brissac, 
Froissac, Rambouillet, 
Boisragon). 

LE FEVRE, Ralph, New Paltz. N. Y. (Le Fevre, 

Du Bois, Freer, Blanshan, 
Cantine). 

SCOTT, Mrs. Fannie J. Platt, Rochester, N. Y'. (De Rapalie, 

Trico, two lines, Vigne, 
Cuvilye, See, Vassall). 

WILDEMAN,MarinusGodfriden, The Hague, Holland. (Mem- 
ber Genealogical and 
Heraldic Societies, etc). 



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FAMILY NAMES OF HUGUENOT REFUGEES TO AMERICA, 

REPRESENTED IN THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY; 

WITH NAMES OF MEMBERS CLAIMING DESCENT 

THROUGH THE SEVERAL ANCESTRAL LINES. 

The place where the names — as Huguenot — is first found precedes 
the family name. The settlement in America follows it. 

Persons noting errors in this list are earnestly requested to send 
their corrections with authorities to the Secretary. 

AMBROSE. 
General Paul A. Oliver. 

La Tremblade. ARNAUD, ARNEAU. New Rochelle. 
Morgan H. Seacord. 

Dauphine. AYMAR. EYMAR. New York. 

Benjamin Aymar. Miss Elizabeth Aymar. Jo^e Aymar. Mrs. F. J. 
Blod^-ett. Mis"^ EmTia E. Catt'.is. Mrs. John C. Cattus. Aymar 
Embury. Mrs. Robert Van Buren. Mrs. Helen E. Wardwell. 

TouRAiNE. BACOT. South Carolina. 

William Sinclair Bacot. Charles D. Simons. James D. Simons. 

Saintonge. BALLET. New- York. 

George W. Daw. 

Norwich, Eng. BARET. Connecticut. 

.William Dalliba Dutton. Mrs. Smith M. Lindsley. Dr. Edward L. 
Partridge. Miss Julia C. Wells. 

Bordeaux. BASCOM. Connecticut. 

Charles S. Murray. 

Picardie. BATON-TTON. South Carolina. 

Mrs. IdabelleS. Kress. 

La rochelle. BAUDOUIN-OIN. Massachusetts. 

George S. Bowdoin. Miss Issbel C. Bowdoin. Temple Bowdoin. Hon. 
A T. Clearwater. David B. Plummer. 

Languedoc. BAYARD. New Amsterdam. 

Balthizar. — Banver Clarkson Matth-w Clarksnn. Mrs Arthur Iselin. 

Colonel William Jay. Mrs. Lea McI. Luquer. William J. 

Schieffelin. 
Pierre. — Rev. Leighton W. Eckard. 
Nicholas.— Miss Maria L. Ander.^on Mrs. Anson P. Atterbury. Miss 

Ruthella R. Black well. William B. Blackwell. Rev. Nicholas 

B. Clinch. Miss Mariana N. B. Cooper. Robert F. Cutting. 

William B. Cutting. Woolsey McA. Johnson. Mrs. Justine 

B. Kingsland Mrs. James M. Lawton. Nathaniel Thayer. 

Mrs. Howard Town.-end. C. S. Van Rensselaer. 



1546583 

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Caen (Normandie). BAYEUX. New York. 

Mrs. E. G. Putnam. 

St Martin, near La RocHELLE. BELLEVILLE. New Amsterdam. 
Win. R. Britton. 

BELON. New York. 

Benjamin Aymar. Miss Elizabeth Aymar. Jose Aymar. Mrs. F. D. 
Bloag-ett. Miss Emma E. Cattus. Mrs. John C. Cattus. Aymar Embury. 
Mrs. Robert Van Buren. Mrs. Helen E. Wardwell. 

Abbeville. BENEZET. Pennsylvania. 

William B. Bogert. Rev. William J. Holland. Rev. Christopher S. 
Sargent. George P. Sargent. 

BENIN-ON. Virginia. 

Mrs. Louise V. B. Spencer. 

PoiTou. BENOIST. 

Mrs. George W. Parks. Robert S. Pelletreau. Venette F. Pelletreau. 

WiCKES, near Lille BENTYN. Gowanus. 

Mrs Louise Du B. Kendall. Mrs. Edward L. Parris. 

La Rochelle. BERNON. Massachusetts; 

William Ely. William D. Ely. William B. Ogden. Mrs. Henry G. 
Russell. Mrs Charles S. Scirgent. Mrs. S. Van Rensselaer Thayer. 

Bretagne. BERRIEN. Long Island. 

William M. Bsrrien. Theodore H. Eaton. Mrs D. Phoenix Ingraham. 
Cornelius B. Mitchell. William Mitchell. 

PiCARDiK. BERTOLET-THOLET. Pennsylvania. 

Georsfe De B Keim. 



■& 



Lille. BEVIER, BEAUVIER, De B. New Paltz. 

Gustavus D. Julien. Rev. Matthew C. Julien. Mrs. William H. Young. 

NouvELLE Le CoNTE. BLANCHAN, CON-JEAN-SHAN. Esopus. 
William M. Du Boii. William E. English. Barr Ferree. Samuel E. Gross. 
Gustavus D. Julien. Rev. Matthew C. Julien. Ralph Le Fevre. Mrs. 
Edith C. Ltlferts. Clarence A. Rimdall. Miss Florence L. Sahler. James 
H. Van Court'.andt. Miss Elizabeth F. Young. Mrs. Emily F. Young. 
Mrs. William H. Young. 

La Rochelle. BLANCHARD. New York. 

Bayard Dominick. Henry B. Dominick. 

L'lLE de re. BONDECOU, TECOU. Nhw Amsterdam. 

Frederic T. Bontecou, 

BONDURANT. Virginia. 

Eugene D. Bondurant. 

BONNE, 
Alden Freeman. Joel F. Freeman. 

La Rochelle. BONNEFOY. New Rochelle, 

Dr. Richards. Coutant. Mrs. E. Mc L. Haughev- Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 



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PoiTou. BONNET— NETT. New Rochelle. 

Mrs. AdaV. T. Billington. Mrs John L, Jerome. Morgan H. Seacord. 

MARANsen Saintonge. BOUDINOT. New Amsterdam. 

John T. Atterbury. Rev. W. W. Atterbiiry. Mrs. E. G. Putnam. 

Pons en Saintonge. BOURSIOUOT. Virginia. 

William M. Fontaine. Charles W. Maury. 

BRASHIER. Maryland. 

Mrs. Imogen B. Oakley. 

Manheim. BROUCARD. New Amsterdam. 

George T. Brokaw. Howard C. Brokaw. Irving Brokaw. Isaac V. Brokaw. 

BRUYN (De). 
Henry Van Kleeck. 

Poitou. bureau. New Oxford. 

Dr. Faneuil D. Weisse. 

England. BYSSEL, BISSEL. Connecticut. 

Dr. Paul Allen. Mrs. Sanford Bissell . John G. Ellis. Mrs. William R. 
Ellis. Mrs. Charlotte M. S. Gillett. Kirke Lathrop. Mrs. Charles S. 
Pinney. Mrs. Charles F. Roe. W. G. Schauffler. 

Saintonge. CANTIN— TINE, (see QUANTIN) New Rochelle. 
Gustavus D. Julien. Rev. Matthew C. Julien. Ralph Le Fevre. 

Poitou. CARRE. Narragansett. 

John T. Atterbury. Rev. W. W. Atterbury. 

London. CAVALIER. Virginia. 

Cavalier H. Jouet. 

Calais. CAZIER. New Amsterdam 

Wm. R. Britton. 

Languedoc. CAZNEAU. New Oxford. 

Mrs. Charles S. Alden. 

Saintonge. CHADAINE— DEAYNE. New York. 

Mrs. Eugene A. Hoffman. John D. Mersereau. 

Poitou. CHAILLE. Maryland. 

Mrs. W. Braunersreusther. 

Pons en Saintonge. CHAILLON. Virginia. 

William M. Fontaine. Charles W. ]^Iaury. 

Saintonge. CHARDAVOYNE. New York. 

Miss Eleanor G. Du Puy. Herbert Dupuy. Walter Graham. Charles Pryer. 

Tours. CHARDON. South Carolina. 

Dr. A. E. Helffenstein. Edwin A. Marschalk. 

St. L6. Normandie. CHEVALIER, Le Chevalier. Philadelphia. 
Herbert H. Boyd. Rev. Nicholas B. Clinch. Mrs. Cornelia M. B. Ralph. 
Prof. Theodore S. Wool::.ey. 



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PiCARDiE. CLOOS. New Amsterdam. 

Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Mrs. John W. Moore. ;Mrs. Charles F. Roe. 
F. Mcx\l. Stanton. Mrs. John Stanton. John R. Stanton. 

Paris. COLIER-LIE-LYER. 

Miss Elizabeth V. Cockcroft. 



L'lLE DE RE. 

Frederic T. Bontecou. 



COLINOT. 
CORDES. 



Languedoc. 
Miss Julia G. McAllister, 

Netherlands. CORTELYOU. 

William R. Britton. Mrs. Francis W. Goddard. Mrs. Russell W. Moore. 
Mrs. William J. Wright. 

couillandeau. 



New York. 
New Amsterdam 
South Carolina. 
Long Island. 



La Tremblade. 
Eugene D. Bondurant. 

L'Ile de Re. 
Cavalier H . Jouet. 

Bermuda. 
Mrs. Edward H, Ogden. 

Aunis. 



COURSIER. 

COUSSON. 

Robeson L. Perot. 



South Carolina. 
Narragansett. 
New- York. 
New Rochelle, 



COUTANT. 

Dr. Richard B. Coutant. Mrs. E. McL. PTaughey. William W. Heroy. 
M^s. Adrian H. Joline. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Morgan H. Seacord. 

Picardie. CRESSON. New Amstprdam. 

Theodore M. Banta. Rev. William S. B. Derriarept. Mrs. F. W. Huide- 
koper. Mrs Idabelle S. Kress. Mrs. John W. Moore. Mrs. Charles F. Roe. 
Morgan H. Seacord. F. McM. Stanton. Mrs. John Stanton. John R. 
Stanton. 



Picardie. 
William B. Bogert. 

Valenciennes. 
Theodore M. Banta, 
Mrs. F. J. Piatt Scott. 

Saintonge. 
George W. Daw. 



CROMMELIN. 



CUVILYE-JE. 
Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 



DAS. 



New Amsterdam. 



Mrs. 



New York. 
Charles F. Roe. 



New Rochelle, 



Saintonge. D'AUBIGNE-GNY-DABNEY. 
John. — Mrs. Virginia K. Maddox. 
Robert. — Mrs. Francis Payson. 



Virginia. 
Boston. 



Flanders. DE BAUN. Hackensack. 

James O. La Bach. Paul M. La Bach. Mrs. Clarence Venill. 



DE BENNEVILLE. 



Pennsylvania. 



Rouen. 
George De B, Keim, 

Rouen. DE CAMP. New Netherland, 

Miss Annie H. Hcgeman. Mrs. Henry K. Porter. 



3» 

AilDUZK. DE CAZENOVE. Virginia. 

Mrs. F. Cazenove Jones. 

England. DE COTELE. Connecticut. 

Miss Laurestine C. Smith. Henry C. Swords Miss P. Carolina Swords. 

DE COURCY. 
William H. Frizzell. 

Toulouse. D'ESPARD. New York. 

Francis E. Dodge. 

AvESNES. DE FOREST-de and de La. New Netherland. 
Robert W. de Forest. Miss Emma G. Lathrop. Mrs. George P Lawton. 
Mrs. George H. Lea. 

Vkndome. de FROUVILLE. Virginia. 

Thomas W. Balch. 

DE GRAY. 
Miss C. A. Mount. Miss Susan Mount. 

NoRMANDiK. DE HARCOURT. Pennsylvania. 

George De B. Keim. 

Franche Comte. de KAY, DE KEY. New Amsterdam. 

Miss M. N. B. Cooper. Mrs. William Rumsey. 

Saintonge. de la FONTAINE. Virginia. 

William M. Fontaine. Charles W. Maury. 

NoRMANDiE. DE LA GRANGE. New Amsterdam. 

John D. Mersereau. James S. Van Courtlandt. 

Picardie. de la MAJANELLE. Pennsylvania. 

William B Bogert. Rev. William J. Holland. Rev. Christopher S. 
Sargent. George P. Sargent. 

Normandie. de la mar, LAMAR. Maryland. 

Mrs. F. Cazenove Jones. 

DE LA MAISTRE, LE MAISTRE, LE MAITRE. e:c. 

Caen. Long Island, 

Henry R. Coles. E. D. Da Lamater. Mr^. Eliza W. Hcf)k Cl-^ment 

Le Boutillier. Thomas Le Bouiillier. Dr. William Le Boutiliier. Mis^ 

Mary Le Boutillier. 

Saintonge. De la MONTAGNE. New Netherland. 

Mrs. George H. Lea. 

Picardie. DE LAXCEY. New York. 

Mrs. Western Bascome. Mrs. Howard J. Mai tin. Miss Julia G. McAllister. 

DE LA NOY, DE LA NOYE, DELAUNEY. 
Leyden. Massachusetts 

General Frederic D. Grant. Mrs. James Roosevelt. Miss Elizabeth 
B. Perkins. 



Nicholas L. Dashiell. 



39 

DE LECHEILLES. Virginia. 



TouRNAi. DE LILLE. Massachusetts. 

General Frederic D. Grant. Mrs. James Roosevelt. 

PiCARDiE. DE LORME. South Carolina. 

Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 

NoRMANDiE. DE MANDEVILLE. New Amsterdam. 

Mrs. F. W. Huidekopcr. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Mrs. Charles F. Roe. 

DEMAREST, DES, DU. De MAREE, DESMARETS. 
Beauchamp en Picardie. New Netherland. 

Mrs. George F. Adams. Theodore M. Banta. Cornelius B. Demarest. 
Rev. William H. S. Demarest. Mrs. F. W. Huidekoper (3 lines;. Mrs. 
Idabelle S Kress. James O La Bach. Paul La Bach. Mrs. Mortimer H. 
Leonard. Mrs. John W. Moore. Mrs. ( harles F. Roe. F. McM. Stanton. 
Mrs. John Stanton. John R. Stanton. Mrs. Clarence Venill. 

La Flandre. DE PEYSTER. New Amsterdam. 

Miss Maria L. Anderson. Rev. N. B. Clinch. Henrv R. Coles. Miss 
Augusta M. De Peyster. Miss Emily M. De Peyster. Miss Frances G. 
De Peyster. F. A.^hton De Peyster. Mrs. Edward S. Hosmer. Woolsey 
McAlpine Johnson. Mrs. James M. Lawton. Mrs. George A. Lung. Mrs. 
Howard J. Martin. Miss Margaret S. Remsen. James Van Courtlandt. 
(two lines). 

Comines. near Lille. DE PRE. New Amsterdam. 

Mrs. E. McL. Haughey. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 

DE RAPALIE-JE-YE-PELIE-JE-YE-Pelle and without DE. 
Chatillon sur Loire. Wallabout. 

George A. Bicknel). Henry R. Coles. Mrs. Quincy O. M. Gillmore. 
Mrs. Ella L. Gunckel. George P. Hall. Mrs. Charles F. He.^s. 
Mrs. D. P. Ingraham. Lea McI. Luquer. Nicholas Luquer. Thatcher 
T. B. Lnquer. Charles K. Miller. Mrs. John W. Moore. Mrs. Russell W. 
Moore. Vlrs. A. E. Orr. Mrs. Ellen R. Peabody. Henry S. Rapelye. 
Jacob C. Rapelje. Mrs. Annie L. Rieman. Mr»: F. J. P. Scott, (two lines) 
Mi^s Amanda M Smith. Miss Sarah. P. Smith. F. McM. Stanton. Mrs. 
John Stmtoi. John R Stanton. Mrs. Allen H. Strong. Mrs. Mary I. 
Thorn. Henry Van Kleeck. Mrs. Clarence Venill. Mrs. William J. Wright. 

Dauphin^. DE RESSEGUIER. 

Mrs. John H. Snitzler. 

Landrpcifs. de RUIVE, DE RUYNS. Harlem. 

Theodore M, Banta. Mrs. E. McL. Haughey. Mrs. F. W. Huidekoper. 
(two lines). Mrs. Ida'ne le S. Kress (three lines). James O. La Bach. 
Paul M. La Bach. Mrs. Clarence Venill. 

Lorraine. DE SAUSSURE. South Carolina. 

William S. Bacot. Hugh R. Garden. Charies D. Simons. James D. Simons. 



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Bois LE Due. DE SILLE. New Amsterdam. 

Miss Margaret A. Jackson. 

AuNis. DE VAUX. New Amstepdam. 

Mr.s. Ada. V. T. BilHngton. Mi>s Elizabeth Cockcioft. Mrs. Emnia A. 
J. Hopkins. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kre.ss. 

La Rochelle. DE VOTION. Connecticut. 

Miss Harriet H- De Votion. Mrs. John Sherer. Miss Amanda M. Smith. 
Miss Sarah P. Smith. Muss Anne S, Williams. Mrs. Catherine P. Williams. 
Mrs. Clarence H. Youngs. 

Nantes. DOMBOIS. 

Mrs. Richard. M. Bent. William F. Haslock. 

DOIAU, DEYO, etc. (45 variations in spelling in New Paltz Records ). 
Artois. New Paltz. 

Hon. A. T. Clearwater. Frederic L. Colver. Robert E. Deyo. William 
M. Du Bois. Barr Ferree. Gustavus D. Julien. Rev. Matthew C. Julien. 
Clarence A. Rundall. James S. Van Courtlandt. Miss Elizabeth F. 
Young. Mrs. Emilia F. Young. Mrs. William Young. 

La Rochflle. DOMINIQUE. New York. 

Bayard Dominick. Henry B. Dominick. 

Soubise en Saintongk. DOL'BLET. New Amsterdam, 

Miss Eleanor G. Hewitt. Erskme Hewitt. 

NoRMANDiE. DROMMEAU. 

James B. M. Potter. Mrs, James B. M. Potter, Jr. 

Marennes. DU BOIS (Jacques). New York. 

Elmer E, Green, 

Artois. DU BOIS (Louis). New Paltz. 

Robert E. Deyo. William A. Du Bois. William M. Du Bois. William E. 
Engli>h. Peter J. Elting. Barr Ferree. Samuel E. Gross. Louise Du B. 
Kendall, Ralph Le Fevre. Mrs. Edward L. Parris. Clarence A. Rundall. 
Miss Florence L. Sahlcr. James S. Van Courtlandt. Henry Van Kleeck. 
Miss Elizabeth F. Young. Mrs. Emilia F. Young. Mrs William H. Young. 

Canterbury, Eng. DU BOIS (Pierre). New York. 

Mrs. E. W. Hook. 

Dieppe. DUBOSE. South Carolina. 

Eugene D. Bondurant. 

Sedan. DU CLOUX. New Amsterdam. 

Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Mrs. George P. Lawton. 

NoRMANDiE. DUMONT. Kingston, N. Y. 

John B. Dumont. John E. Dumont. 

Rouen. DU PONT. Delaware. 

Mrs. Amelia E. Du Pont. Col. Henry A. Du Pont. Henry F. Du Pont. 

Saintonge. du PUY. DE PUY (Jean). New Amsterdam. 

Miss Eleanor G. Du Puy. Herbert Du Puy. Walter Graham. 



41 

Champagne. DU PUY (Barthelemy). Virginia. 

William T. Van Culin. 

Paris. DU PUY (Nicholas), ' New York. 

Mrs Walter L. Carr. 

Saintonge. DURANT. Connecticut. 

Mrs, Gertrude Bolmer. Mrs. Helen S. Thompson. 

PiCARDiE. DURIE, DURYEE. New Netherland. 

Rev. Jobeph Duryee. Richard W. Stevenson. 

Amiens. DU SAUCHOY. New Netherland. 

Mrs. Calvin T. Adams. Miss Sarah L. Disosway. 

Languedoc. DUTEE. Massachusetts. 

Dr Pearce Bailey. 

Leiden, DU TRIEUX. de TRIEUX, DE TRUX. Nkw Amsterdam. 
Mrs. EmmaG. Laihrop. Mrs. George P. Lawton. James S. Van Courtlandt. 

Normandie. DUVAL. Maryland. 

H. Rieman Duval. 

L'Ile de Re. EROUARD. New Rochelle. 

Mrs. E. McL. Haughey. William H. Heroy. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 

Languedoc. FABRIQUE. Connecticut. 

Mrs; Clarence Venill. 

La Rochelle. FANEUIL. Massachusetts. 

Dr. Faneuil D. Weisse. 

TouRAiNE. FAUCOXNIER. Staten Island. 

/J^Vrr^.— Abraham E. Helffenstem. Edwin A. Marschalk. Miss Mathilda 

Vaughan. 
John. — William H. Falconer. 

Dauphin^. FAURE. ^ New York. 

Eugene A. Demonet. 

FELLE. New York. 

Telamon C. S. Cuyler. Mrs. Montgomery Schuyler. 

Normandie. FERREE. Pennsylvakia. 

Barr F'-rree. Mrs. Malcolm Mac Donald. Miss Elizabeth F.Young. Mrs. 
Emilia F. Young. Mrs. John Scott, Jr. 

La Rochelle. FLANDREAU. New Rochelle. 

Washington I. L. Adams. Felix E. Flandreau. Mrs. C. C. Goldtwhaite. 

Magneux. near Vassy. FLOURNOY. Virginia. 

Mrs. Hi'nt' r M. Meriwether. Capt. William C. Rivers, U.S.A. Mrs. 
L. F. Van Deventer. 

SouBisE. FOUCHEREAU. South Carolina. 

Rev. Charles H. B. Turner. 



4 2 

LaRochelle. FRANCOISE. New York. 

Banyer Clarkson, ^fatthew Clarkson. Col. William Jay. Mrs. Arthur 
Iselm. William J. Schieffelin. 

FREER. New Paltz. 

Ralph Le Fevre. 

FRISSELLE, FRAISE. 
William H. Frizzell. 

L'Ile db Rt. FRIGUET. New Rochelle. 

Mrs. E. McL. Haughey, Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 

Saintonge. FUME. New York. 

George W. Quintard. 

Normandie. GAILLARD or GAYLORD. Connecticut 

Mrs. William H. Moseley. Mrs. Edmund C. Fechin. Mrs. Maria W. 
Pinney. Mrs. Benjamin Reynolds. Mrs. Charles E. Rice. Henry C. 
Ward. 

Mauz^. GALLAUDET. New Rochelle. 

Prof. E. M. Gallaudet. General Paul A. Oliver. 

La Rochelle. GAINEAU, GERNEAUX, GANO. 

New Netherland. 
Mrs. Fletcher Bangs. Mrs. Charles P. Perkins. 

L'Ile DE Rrc. GARNIER. New Amsterdam. 

Augustus C. Gurnee. Miss Eleanore G. Hewitt. Erjkine Hewitt. Miss 
Miriam K. Wallis. 

SouBisE. GAUTIER. New York. 

Dudley G. Gautier. 

Saintonge. GERMAINE-MON. New Oxford. 

Mrs. Chas. H. Alden. Mrs. Russell Sasfe. 

Bergerac. GILET, GILLETT. Connecticut. 

Mrs. Gertrude S. Bolmer. lohn G. Ellis. Mrs. William R. Ellis Mrs. N. 
A. M. Foote. Mrs. C. M. Gillett. Kirke Laihrop. Mrs. Ellen S. 
Thompson. 

La RochelleT GIRAUD. New Rochelle. 

Dr. George T. Elliott. 

Lyonnais. GITTON. South Carolina. 

Miss Julia G. McAllister. 

Arces. GOUIN. New York. 

Mrs. E. McL. Haughey. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 

LaRochelle. GRASSET, GRESET. New York. 

William G. Thomas. 

SouBiSE. GUERRY. New York. 

Benjamin Haymar. Miss Elizabeth Hcymar. Jose Ayrrar. Mis F. J. 
Blodgett. Mrs. John C. Cattus. Aymar Embury. Mrs. Robert Van 
Buren. Mrs. Helen E. Wardwell. 

Notb. — Is Guerri from Poitou to South Carolina the same as Guerry.^ 



♦3 



New Paltz. 



MoisE. GUIMAR. 

Mrs. William S. Young. 

St Martin fn Rt. GUION-YON. New Rochelle 

Rev. William P. Guion. Frank H Hillman. William Hillman. Osc'ar B. 
Ireland. Mrs. John L.' Jerome. 

La Rochelle. GUITTON. New York. 

Clement Le Boutillier. Mrs. Margaret Le Boutillier. Miss Mary Le 
Boutillier. Dr. William G. Le Boutillier. 

HARGER. Stamford, Conn. 

Mrs. Cyrus B. Peet. 

Calais. HASBROQUE-BRQUCK, ASBROQUE. New Paltz. 
Frederic L. Colver. William M. Du Bois. James S. Van Courtlandt. Mrs. 
William S. Younsf. 



HEGEMAN. (Walloon) 
Miss Annie E. Hegeman. 

La Rochelle. 



Elmer E. Green. 

Normandie. 
Orra E. Monnette. 

Charenton. 
Mrs. James G. Zacbry. 

SOUBISE. 



HET. 
HILLAIRE. 
HORRY. 



New Amsterdam. 

New Amsterdam. 

Maryland. 

South Carolina. 

Pennsylvania. 



JAUDON. 
Mrs. Thomas C. Harris. Mrs. Henry Lea. Miss Nina Lea. 

La Rochelle. JAY. New Amsterdam. 

Banyer Clarkson. Matthew Clarkson. Miss M. N. B. Cooper. Mrs. 
Arthur Iselin. Col. William Jay. Mrs. Lea McL Luquer. William J. 
Schieffelin. 

Languedoc. JEARAULD-OULD, JERAULD, JEROE. 

Massachusetts. 
Dr. Pearce Bailey. 

French Flanders. JORISE-SSE-ICE. Esopus. 

Barr Ferree. Gustavus D. Julien. Rev. Matthew C. Julien. 

Massachusetts, 



JOSSELIN. 

JOUET. 
JUILLARD. 



Normandie. 
Mrs. Russell Sage. 

L'Ile de R^. 
Cavalier H. Jouet. 

A. D. Juillard. 

Cardaillac (Guyenne). LABORIE. 
Mrs. Gertrude S. Bol.ner. Mrs. John 
Thompson. 

Bordeaux. LANIER. 

Charles Lanier. 



Narragansett. 



H. 



New Oxford. 
Snitzler. Mrs. Ellen S. 

New York. 



44 

- Antilles. LASTY, LATY. New York. 

Mrs. E. McL. Haughey. Mrs, laabelle S. Kress. 

ViLLKNF.LVE F.N AgF.NOIS. LATOUCHE. ^ NeW YoRK. 

Telamon C. S. Cuyler. 

La Rochelle. LA TOUR (de L.\). New York. 

Miss Margaret A. Jackson. Philip Rhinelander. T. J. Oakley Rhinelander. 
Miss Mary E. Robert. 

OiSE en Bearn. LA TOURETTE (de La). New York. 

Mrs. Elliot Danforth. 

•La Rochelle. LAURENS, LAURENT. New York. 

Mrs. Montgomery Schuyler. 

St. Malo. LAURIER. New Amsterdam. 

Charles C. Dickinson. 

CHAMPAGNfc. LAVILLON. Virginia. 

William T. Van Cnlin. 

Bordeaux. LE BARON. Plymouth. 

Mrs. Edward Y. Swift. Miss Mary V. B. Vanderpool. 

Lille. LE BLANC New Paltz. 

Gustavus D. JuHen. Rev. Matthew C. Julien. Mrs. William H. Young. 

La Rochelle. LE BOUTILLIER. New York. 

Clement Le Boutillier. Miss Mary Le Boutillier. Thomas Le Boutillier. 
Dr. William G. Le Boutillier. 

L'Ile de Re. LE BRUN. Narragan-ktt. 

Benjamin Aymar. Miss Elizabeth Aymar. Jose Aymar. Mrs. Robert 
Van Buren. 

Rouen. LE COMTE, LE CONTE. New Rochelle. 

Mrs. E W. Hook. Dr. Robert Le Conte. Mrs. James P. Snow. 

Picardie. LE COMPTE (Anthony). Maryland. 

Mrs. N. Trigant Burrow. 

La Rochelle. L'ESPENARD. New Rochelle. 

Henry C. Trevor. 

Paris. L'ESTRANGE, STREING. New Rochelle. 

Mrs. Henry C. Payne. 

Manheim. le FEBRE. Esopus. 

George T. Brokaw. Howard C. Brokaw. Irving Brokaw. Isaac V. 
Brokaw. 

■ Palatinat. LE FEVRE. New Paltz. 

William H. Dubois. Peter J. Elting. Gustavus D. Julien. Rev. Mat- 
thew C. Julien. Ralph Le Fevre. Mrs. Malcolm McDonald. Mrs. John 
Scott, Jr. Richard W. Stevenson. 



45 



LoRiERES. LEGEREAU. New York. 

Miss Catherine Norwood. Orra E. Monette. Morton B. Stelle. 

La Rochelle. L'HOMMEDIEU. Long Island. 

Mrs. W. G. Farlow. Phoenix Irigraham. 

Paris. LE MESTRE. 

Mrs. Henry C. Payne. 

NoRMANDiE. LE MOINE. MAWNEY. 

James B. M. Potter. Mrs. James B. M. Potter, Jr. 

La Tremblade. LEQUIE. LESQUYER. New Netherland. 
Mrs E b-rt Floyd- Jones. Lea McL Luquer. Nicholas Luquer. Thatcher 
T. P. Luquer. Mrs. A. E. Orr. Mrs. Chas. D. Ward. 



New Rochelle. 



Narragansett. 



L'Ile de Re. 
Rev. Robert Wilson, 



LE SERRURIER. 



South Carolina. 



Normanpie. LE SUEUR or LOZIER. South Carolina. 

Mrs. G oro-e F. Adam-. Mrs. F. W. Huidekoper. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. 
Mrs. Charles F. Roe. Mrs. Clarence Venill. 

L\ Rochelle. LUCAS. Rhode Island. 

Mrs. Montg-omery Schuyler. 

Saintonge. MAGNY. many, MAIGNY. Narsagansett. 

Benj:imin Aymar. Mi>s Elizabeth Ayraar Jose Aymar. Mrs. F. J. 
Blodjrtrtt. Emma E. Cattns. Mrs. John. C. Cattus. Aymar Embury. 
Mrs. Robert Van Buren. Mrs. Ellen E. Wardwell. 

Leiden. MAHIEU. (Walloon). Massachusetts. 

Linu^ E. FuHf r. Mrs. Edmund Randolph. Mrs. Montgomery Schuyler. 
Mrs. Chandler Smith. 

MAl.HERBE. New York. 

Rev. William P. Guion. Frank H. Hillman. William Hillman. Oscar B. 
Ireland. 



MALLET. 
MANIGAULT. 



Normandie. 
Julien H. Lee. 

La Rochelle. 
Miss Julia G. Mc AUister. 

PoiTOU. 

Miss Julia G. Mc Allister. 

Guernsey Island. 
Prof. Allan Marquand. 

Languedoc. 
Paul M. Hubbard. Mrs. Dean Pierce. 

MASSE. 
Miss Maria L. Anderson. Mrs. James M. Lawton. 



MARION. 
MARQUAND. 
MASCARENC. 



New Oxford. 

South Carolina. 

South Carolina. 

Boston. 

Boston. 

Virginia. 



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GuYPNNE. MAURY. Virginia. 

Charles W. M?.ury. 

L'Ile de Rk. MAZICK, MAZICQ. South Carolina. 

Rev. Robert Wilson. 

MELYN. 
Mrs. Montgomery Schuyler. 

MoisEen Saintonge. MERCEREAU-SEREAU. Siaien Island. 

Mrs. William Barbour. Dr. Charles S. Bull. Mrs. Henry G. Campbell. 

Mrs. Elliot Danforth. Mrs. Eugene A. Hoffman. John D. Merserean" 
Rev. William Prall. 

TouRAiNE. MERCIER. South Carolina. 

William S. Bacot. Charles D. Simons. James D. Simons. 

La RocHFLLK. MERCIER, MARCIER. New Rochllle. 

Philip Rhinelander. T. J. Oakley Rhinelander. 

AuvERGNE. MERLE. Massachusetts. 

Arthur K. Hunt. John L. Merrill, 

Picardie. MESUROLE, MIZEROL. New Netherland. 

E. V, Shcnnard. 

Alsace. MICHELET. Pennsylvania. 

Miss Clementine R. Troxell. 

England. MOLINES. Plymouth. 

Mrs. Joseph J. Asch. John B. Blood. EHj^h T. Farnhpm. Alden Freen^an 
Linus E Fuller. Wiiliam. M. Grinne 1. Mrs. J W Harry James. Mrs 
George Jewett. Mrs Thomas A. Lawton. Mrs C ara L. iMc Mmtrv. Mrs. 
William H ^^lose'ey. Mrs, Edmund D. Rnndolph. Mrs Thoma- A. 
Reilly. Miss Marcia M R-chardsor. Charles L. F. R( bin.'fn. Mrs. P. M. 
Shannon. Benjamin Shepard. Mrs. Byron Sherman. Mrs Rosa W Smith 
Mrs. H. T. Swan. George W. Thayer. 

PoiTou. MONET. Maryland. 

Orra E. Monnette. 



Frederic Mottet. 



MOTTET. 



La Tremblade. NAUDIN. Philadelphia. 
Mrs. Eliza N. Corbit Lea. 

Palatinate. NICOL. New Paltz. 

Hon. A. T. Clearwater. 

L'Ile de Re. PAIRAN. Massachusetts. 
Peter B. Olney. Mrs. Peter B. Olney. Hon. Richard Olney. 

La Rochelle. PAPIN. New York. 

Mrs. E. G. Putnam. , , 



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PoiTou. PARDIER-DIEU, PARDEE. 
Mrs. Isaac B. Thomas. 

Artois. PARISIS. 

Mrs. Ada V. T. Billington. 



Connecticut. 
New Netherland. 



TouRAiNE. PASQUEREAU. New York. 

William H. Falconer. Dr. Abraham Helffenstein. Edwin A. Mart>chalk. 
Miss Mathilda. R. Vaughan. 

Lorraine. PECHIN. Pennsylvania. 

Miss Emily R. Ashbridq-e. Ashley P. Hunter. Edmund Pechin. Mrs. 
Edmund C. Pechin. Miss Lilla S. Pechin. 

Saintonge. PELLETREAU. New York. 

Mrs. G orge W. Parks. Robert S. Pelletreau. Venette F. Pelletreau. 

NoRMANDiE. PELLIER. New York. 

Clement Le Bourillier. Miss Mary Le Boutillier. Thomas Le Boutillier. 
Dr. William Le Boutillier. 



A. Augustus Smith. 

Island of Jersey. 
Mrs. Nathaniel Burruss 
Mrs. Levi Holbrook. 

AUNIS. 



PENGRY. 

PERRIN-NE. Staten Island. 

Nathaniel C. Burruss. Mrs. William Coxford. 



PERONNEAU. 



South Carolina. 



William S. Bacot. Charles D. Simons. James D. Simons. 

Bermuda. PERROT, PEROT. New York. 

Mis>^ A mie Hegeman. Mrs. Edward H. Ogden. Robeson L. Perot. Mrs. 
Henry K. Porter. 

L'Ile de Re. 
Cavalier H. Jouet. 



PERROTAU. 



Lyon. PENEO-NNEO, PINNEAU 

Samuel D. Brewster. Mrs. Charles A. Nicola. 



Telamon C. S. Cuyler. 



PIAUD. 



La Rochelle. PINTARD. 

Robert F. Cutting. William B. Cutting. 

SouBiSE. POINSET. 

Rev. Charles H. B. Turner. 

Dieppe. PRAA. 

Mrs. John H. Abeel. F. T. Shonnard. 



Narragansett. 

Plymouth. 

New York. 

New Jersey. 

South Carolina. 

New Netherland. 



.<;« 



48 

Paris. PROVOOST, PREVOT. New Amsterdam. 

Banyer Clarkson. Mathew Clarkson M'S. Benjamin S. Church. Alfred 
Hodges. Miss Kate L. Hodges. Mis. Montgomery Schi.yler. Rufus G. 
Shirley. 

Saiktonge. PRIOLEAU. South Carolina. 

Prof E. M. Gallaudet. General Paul A. Oliver. 

Saintongb. QUANTIN (See CANTIN-E). New Rochflle. 
Benjamin Ay mar. Miss Elizabeth Aymar. Jo-e Aymar. Miss Soph-e 
Boucher. Mrs. Robert Van Buren. 

QUEREAU. New York. 

Benjamin Aymar. Miss Kbzab, th Aymar. Jo.^e Aymar. Miss Sophie 
Boucher. Mrs. Robert Van Buren. 

PoiTou. QUINTARD. New York. 

George W. Quintard. 

Bretagnk. RAVENEL. South Carolina. 

Rev. Robert Wilson. 

RENARD. Virginia. 

Mrs. George H. Wilson. 

La Rochelle. RENAUD. Nakragansett. 

Philip Rhinelander. T. J. Oakley Rhinelander. 

RENAUDET. New York. 

George A. Bicknell. Mrs. Cornelia M. B. Ralph. 

Holland. RENEAU, REYNEAU-NAUD. NfwRochflie. 

Charles F. Darlington. Right Rev. James H. Darlington. Miss Mariun 
G. Darlington. Dr. Thomas Darlington. 

Paris. REQUA. New York. 

Rev. Daniel R. Foster. William C. Sanger. 

Blois. revere. Massachusetts. 

John P. Reynolds, Jr. 

RHINELANDER. New York. 

Philip Rhinelander. T. J. Oakley Rhinelander. 

La Rochelle. RICHARD. New Netherland. 

Capt. Paul R. Brown, Major U. S. A. 

Bergerac. RIVASSON. New Rochelle. 

Rev. Edward O. Flagg. 

La Rochelle. ROBARD, ROBERT. New York. 

Miss Margaret A. Jackson. Philip Rhine'ander. T. J, Oakley Rhinelander. 
Miss Mary E. Robert. 



49 



Lorraine. 
Charles H. Rutan. 



RUTAN, RUTEMI'S. 
SABIN. 



NORMANDIE. 

Mrs. Joshua Wilbour. 

Saintonge. SANSE. 

Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Theodore F. Sanxay. 

Bretagne. ST. JULIEN (de). 

Rev. Robert Wilson. 



AIarennes. 
Elmer E. Green. 

Languedoc. 



SAUZEAU. 



SEE. 



Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Mrs. F. J. Piatt Scott. 

SEQUIN-GUINE. 
Dr. Charles S. Bull. Hon. A. T. Clearwater. 



New Paltz. 
Massachusetts. 

New York. 
South Carolina. 

New York. 

Harlem. 

NtW ROCHELLE. 



RocHEFORT. SEJOURNE, SIGOURNEY. Massachusetts. 
Peter B. Olney. Mrs. Peter B. Olney. Hon. Richard Olney. 

Bordeaux. SELEU, LLEU, SEU, SE LEU, LE SEU. 

Massachusetts. 
Dr. Frederic S. Sellew. Mrs. William W. Wilcox. 



St. Maixent. 
Dr. Edward H. M. Sell. 



SEUL. 



Pennsylvannia. 



Nieppe. SOHIER. New Amsterdam. 

Theodore M. Banta. Cornelius B. Demarest. Rev. Wra. H. S. Demarest. 
Mr.s. F. W. Huidekoper. }*Irs. Idabelle S. Kress. James A. La Bach- 
Paul M. La Bach. Mrs. Mortimer H. Leonard. Mrs. John W. Moore Mrs. 
Charles F. Roe. F. McMillan Stanton. Mrs. John Stanton. John R. 
Stanton. Mrs. Clarence Venill. 

Note. — The name of Marie Sohier is found in South Carolina, from 
Normandie. 



New Rochelle. 
New York. 



Pyrenees. SOU LICE. 

Mrs. Ada V. T. Billington. Mrs. John L. Jerome. 

SOU MAIN. 
Telamon C. S. Cuyler. 

LoRifeRES. STEELE. New York. 

Miss Catherine Norwood. Orra E. Monette. Morton B. Stelle, Jr. 



La Rochelle. SYCARD, SICARD. 

Washington I. L. Adams. Morgan H. Seacord. 

TAINE. 
William R. Britton. 



New Rochellb. 



PiCARDIE. 



TESTARD. 



New York. 



William B. Bogert. Rev. Christopher S. Sargent. George P. Sargent. 



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THELABALL. ViKGntiA. 

James W. Hunter. 

Island of Jfc.R?EY. THOREL. New York. 

Mrs. Nathaniel Burruss. Nathaniel Q. Burruss. Mrs. William Coxford 
Mrs. Levi Holbrook. 

PiCARDiE. TOURNEUR. New Netherland. 

Mrs. Ada V. T- Billington. Miss Elizabeth Cockcroft. Mrs. Emma A. J. 
Hopkins. Rev. Charles H. B. Turner. 

MoNTAUBAN. TRABUE. Virginia. 

William T. Van Culin. 

Paris. TRICO. New York. 

George A. Bicknell. Henry R. Coles. Mrs. Ouincy O. M. Gilmore. Mrs. 
Ella L. Gunckel. George R. Hall. Mrs. Charles F.'Sheldon-Hess Mrs. D. 
Phoenix Ingraham. Lea McI Luquer. Nicholas Luquer. Charles K. Miller. 
Mrs. John W. Moore. Mrs. Russell W. Moore. Mrs. A. E. Orr. Mrs. Ellen 
R. Peabody. Henry S. Rapelye. JacobG. Rapelje. Mrs- Annie L. Rieman 
MissJVmanda M. Smith. Miss Sarah P. Smith. F. McMillan Stanton Mrs. 
F. J. P. Scott (2 lines). Mrs. Allen H. Strong. Mrs. Mary L Thom. Henry 
Van Kleck. Mrs. Clarence Venill. Mrs. William J. Wright. 

L'Ile de Re. VALLEAU,VALEAU,VAL0S. New Rochelle. 
Miss Eleanor Du Puy. Herbert Dupuy. Walter Graham. Abraham E. 
Helfenstein. Edwin A. Marschalk. Charles Pryer. Miss Mathilda R. 
Vaugham. 

NoRMANDiE. VASSALL. -Massachusetts. 

Alden Freeman. 

NoRMANDiB. VENABLE. Vjrgjnia. 

"Mrs. Joseph J. Casey. 



Artois. 
Mrs. George A. Famham 

Languedoc. 



VERMEILLE. New Amsterdam. 

Mrs. Russell W. Moore. 



VER NOOY. 



Kingston. 



Hon. A. T. Clearwater. Clarence A. Rundall. 

VALENCiENNfis. VIGNE, VIGNE, VINGE. New York. 

Theodore M. Banta. Mrs. Idabelle S. Kress. Mrs. Charles F. Roe. Mrs. 
F. J. Piatt Scott. 

Bergerac. VILLEPONTEUX-TOUX. New Rochelle. 

Rev. Edward O . Flagg. 

SouBisE. VINCENT. New York. 

Benjamin Aymar. Miss Elizabeth Aymar. Jose Aymar. Mrs. F. J. 
Blodgett. Mrs. John C. Cattus. Aymar Embury. Mrs. Montgomery 
Schuyler. Mrs. Robert Van Buren. Mrs. Helen E . Wardwell. 



Tournay. 
Telamon C. S. Cuyler. 

Rev. A. V. Wittmeyer. 



VINCENT. 



VINTMAIRE. 



New Yokk. 



The forea-oiiiff list of "Family Names of Huyuenot Refugees to America" was compiled by 
Mrs. .Taiii»-3 M. LAWTON. Cli.iirni.in of I'eligree Committee. 



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DELMOXTCO'S 

AJPRIL THE 20TH, Ji)09 



OP THE 



4^GUEX0T^0GI!sTY OF :A^IERIGA 

The Hall was decorated with American Flags and those of other 
Nations, and with a Fountain of the National Flowers of the Countries 
that gave refuge to the Huguenots. 

France - - - - 

England - - - - - 

Holland - - - ' - 



Germany - 
Italy - 
Switzerland 



New York 



Fieur de Lis 

- Red Rose 
Tulip 

- Corn Flower 
Marguerite 

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Officers 1909-I910 

PRESIDENT. 

Colonel WILLIAM JAY. 

VICE-PRESIDENTS OF THE ilUGUENOT CENTRES 



Secretary 
Mrs. JAJVES M. LAWTON 



Treasurer 
T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER 



Chaplain 
Right Rev. James H. DARLINGTON. 

BAJ^QUET COMMITTEE and STEWAEDS. 



.Presiding OFFICER 

ROBERT FULTON CUTTING. 

T. J. OAKLEY RHINELANDER . .Mrs. LAWTON 

Chairman of the Stewards Secretary 

OSCAR B. IRELAND. TELAMON CUYLER 

ASHTON DE PEYSTER. ERSKINE HEWm. 



ALDEN FREEMAN, 
Treasurer 
Dr Thos. DARLINGTON, 
WOOLSEY McA. JOHNSON. 



GUESTS 
Mr. RICHARD W. GILDER Hon. JOHN R. VAN WORMER 

Mr. WILLIAM H. McELROY Mr. HAMILTON MABIE 

The Presidents of the Cincinnati, St. Andrews and the St. George's Societies. 
Treasurer of St. Nicholas, Chancellor of the Colonial Wars and Representative of the 

Holland Society. 



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SPEAKERS and ESCORTS. 

Mr. Richard TV. Gilder • The Presiding Officer. 

Mr. Wm. H. Mc Elroy Mr. ilHi.vEL.\NDER. 

Mr. Van- Wormer (Holland Society) Mr. Aluen Freeman. 

Mr. Hamilton Mabie The Chairman. 

The Cincinnati Mrs. Lawton. 

The St. Andrews Mr. Erskine Hewitt. 

The St. Georoe Mr. Oscar B. Ireland. 

The St. Nicholas Mr. Ashton de Peyster. 

The Colonial Wars Dr. Thomas Darlington. 

Rt. Kev. James H. Darlington Chaplain Mr. Dalliba Dutton. 

Blessing intoned by Soloists of Grace Church 

Clams 
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HORS D'CEUVRE 

Radis Celery Olives Amandes Salees 

POISSON 

Truite de riviere au Bleu 
Pommes Duchesse 

RELEVfi 

Selie d'agneau a I'Anglaise 
Haricots verts nouveaux 

ENTREE 

Ris de veau aux champignons trais 

Petits pois fran^ais 

Sorbet au Marasquin 

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Pigeonneaux 

Salade de laitue 
ENTREMETS DE DOUCEUR 

Glaces de fantaisie Gateaux varies 

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PRESIDENT 
Mr. Steward, what bring you here } 

STEWARD 
Two Loving Cups, prepared by the Secr TARY'S direction. 

PRESIDENT 
Madame Secretary, what do these Cups Contain } 

SECRETARY 

The choicest WiNE of France commem:rating our Huguenot Ancestors, 
Fortified with Spirit, the Spirit of admiration for their faith and courage, 
and SwsETENED by Sympathy with the poor and aged among their Descend- 
ants. It is left, Sir, for you to add the CORDIAL, a cordial WELCOME, to the 
guests assembled at our tables. 

PRESIDENT 

Gentlemen and Ladies, I invite you to drink with us to "The Memory of 
our Huguenot Ancestors," and 1 offer you a warm welcome to this table from 
their descendants, members of the Huguenot Society of America. 



O King of saints, we give Thee praise and glory 
For the bright cloud of witnesses unseen, 

Whose names shine forth like stars, in sacred story. 
Guiding our steps to realms of light serene. 

Thine arm sustained them all in conflict mortal 
With sin, the world, and all the powers of hell ; 

Thy hand hath oped for all, the shining portal 
To realms where peace and joy forever dwell. 



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After the Guests were seated, the Secretary rose. 



Mr. President, I have just receiv^ed a wireless saying that a very strange 
looking craft is f;ist approaching our harbor. Frightened no doubt, by the 
sight of savages lining our shores, the crew will be afraid to land. Will you 
allow them to enter our harbor on the. flood tide of loyalty and enthusiasm 
and cast anchor ? 

presiding O^cer 

If it be not the flag-ship of an invading force you may signal them to 
enter. 

Enter the '■'■Halve Maan'' borne by sJirouded figures. 

SONG OF THE "HALF MOON'S SAILORS." 

By Rev. Melville K. Bailey 
Air : DutcJi National AntJicvi. 



Yo ho! Yo ho! the land appears, 
Now loose the straining sails. 
Now fade away our doubts and fears, 
As twilight gloaming tails. 
Our good sljp o'er the ocean wide 
Has left her wake of foam, 
Now still at anchor let her ride, 
. Safe in her Western home, 
Safe in her Western home! 

We leave behind the Holly-Land 
That braves the wild North Sea, 
And that where Gallic chateaux stand 
On many a sunny lea; 
And Albion's silver cliffs we leave, 
wind-borne no more we roam; 
Nor for the ancient manors grieve. 
Safe in our Western home. 
Safe in our Western Home! 



Yet where fame's clarion trumpets blow. 

Shall Sound the honored names 

Of lofty-hearted Huguenot, 

Of mild-eyed HuUand dames; 

And Hudson's name indelibly 

We'll write in script of foam 

On waters running to the sea 

By this our island home, 

By this our island home! 

And here a city shall arise 

Beside this queenly bay, 

And gaze with.pruud, imperial eyes 

At Europe far away; 

Her heart the heart of all the lands 

Whose restless millions roam. 

And to her service give their hands. 

Safe in their Western home. 

Safe in their Western home! 



Yo ho! yo ho! the land appears, 

The New World's voices call. 

Now fade away our doubts and fears, 

And let the anchor fall! 

Our good ship o'er the ocean wide 

Has left her track of foam. 

Now in the harbor let her ride, 
By this proud island home, 
By this fair island home! 



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Mr. President, we are being hypnotized. This is no vessel. It is the 
"Wraith of the Half Moon" projecting her shadow through the vista of the 
ages. She comes to us some months in advance of her three-hundredth anni- 
versary, tD acknowledge the debt that ancient tradition declares she owes to 
Huguenots in England, in that they contributed so generously to that noble 
venture which was to reveal to Europe America's most beautiful river and 
queenly bay, on whose fair shores the na.me of many a Huguenot should be 
indelibly inscribed. 



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55. 

Report of the Chairman of tJie Hudson-Fulton Celebration. 

The Hudson-Fukon Commission having invited the Huguenot Society 
of America, in conjunction with certain other patriotic Societies of New 
York, to participate in the Historical Parade of September 28th, 1909, 
the E:cecutive Committee accepted the invitation and appointed Mr. 
William Dalliba Dutton, Chairman of a Committee to be selected by 
him. Mr D itton named as his associates Messrs T . J. Oakley Rhinelander, 
Cornelius B. Mitchell, William Mitchell, Woolsey McA. Johnson, Henry 
M. Lester and Dr. Thomas Darlington. 

As the Hudson-Fulton Commission desired the Society to man and 
escort a float to represent some event of Huguenot history connected 
with the State of New York, the Committee suggested the episode of the 
transferring of titles of land at New Rochelle, to Huguenot settlers, by 
Grovernor J.icob Leisler, in 1690, and the idea was accepted and put into 
execution by the Coramis-ion. Invitations to act as members of a Guard 
of Honor to the float were sent out by the Committee to all the men 
members of the Society, followed by frequent notices describing the 
intended celebration and giving information relating to it. About thirty 
members responded affirmatively to the call. Through the efforts of Mr. 
Henry M. Lester. President of the Huguenot Association of New Ro- 
chelle, and also a Member of the Committee, fourteen ladies and gentle- 
men of that association volunteered to man the float, thus giving a pecu- 
liar appropriateness to the event depicted. The assistance of these mem- 
bers of the New Rochella organization was gracefully tendered and 
most effectively rendered and was thoroughly appreciated by the Hu- 
guenot Society of America. 

The Colonial Wars of the State of New York very kindly placed at the 
disposal of our Members three hundred seats at cost price on their stand. 

All the arrangements were successfully carried out. On the morning 
of September aSth, those gentlemen who were to act as the Guard of 
Honor met at the library of the Society where they were most agreeably 
surprised to seethe Secretary. Mrs. Lawton, who. before they begaii their 
march, served them with refreshments, sent through the generosity of 
Mr. Rhinelander. At the time arranged, the Guard of Honor repaired to 
iioth. Street and Central Park West, from where the Parade was to start, 
and there took its proper position following the Huguenot Float. 
Throughout the long line of march much enthusiasm was shown by the 
public in frequent applause for the float, those who were upon it and 
for the Guard of Honor. 

Each participant in the Parade felt, later, a genuine satisfaction in 
having honored the Huguenots who, according to accepted tradition, 
accompanied Hudson on his voyage of discovery-one which added a new 
and glorious page to their history. 

Respectfully submitted 

William Dalliba DUTTON, 

Chairman. 



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CONTENTS. 



Page. 
Form of Bequest. 3 

Minutes from 1906 to 1909. - - - - . . . . 4 

Honorary and Corresponding- ]SIembers. - - - . - 33 
Family Names of Huguenot Refugees. ----- 34 

Banquet of the Huguenot Society, 1909 51 

Report of the Chairman on the Hudson- Fulton Cele- 
bration. 55'