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Maria Ann Mersereau1

  • Maria Ann Mersereau married Paul Van Name.1

Citations

  1. [S3509] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Peter Mersereau1

d. before 1820
  • Father*: David Mersereau1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth Perrine1
  • Administration of Peter Mersereau's estate was granted on 24 July 1827 to Sophia Mersereau, widow. (Richmond Co. Surrogate's Court file 273).2

Family: Sophia Johnson b. 19 Jul 1780, d. 9 May 1866

Citations

  1. [S3509] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:584. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.
  2. [S3509] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:585. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.
  3. [S3509] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Sarah Mersereau1

b. 1818

Citations

  1. [S3509] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Augustus H. Mershon1

b. circa 1827
  • Augustus H. Mershon was born circa 1827 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as Augustus H. Mershon, age 23, born in New York. Living in his parent's household.1

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Benjamin Mershon1

  • Benjamin Mershon was named in his grandfather Stephen Burrows's will on 8 September 1790.1

Citations

  1. [S2462] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol.37; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. 8, 1791-1795 (Jersey City, N.J.: Scott Printing Co., Printers, 1942), page 62. Stephen Burrows. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.8 1791-1795.

Elias James Mershon1

b. circa 1803
  • Elias James Mershon was born circa 1803 at New Jersey.2
  • He married Hannah Southwick, daughter of Jesse Southwick and Charlotte Marsh, at St. Luke's Church, Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, in April 1826 by Rev. F.H. Cuming.1,3,4
  • Elias James Mershon appeared on the census in 1840 at Ward 2, Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, as Elias J. Mershon, with a household of 2 males under 5, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 20-30.5
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as Elias J. Mershon, age 47, born in New Jersey. Occupation: Lumber. Real estate valued at $2800. In the household are his wife Hannah and children Augustus H., Jane E., John H., James E. Also Henrietta Van Horn, age 13.2
  • He appeared on the census on 4 June 1860 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan, as Elias J. Mershon, age 55, born in New Jersey, a lumber inspector, with real estate valued at $3000, personal estate valued at $1000. In the household are his wife Hannah and son, Edward J.6

Family: Hannah Southwick b. 1805

Citations

  1. [S2517] Mary Kay McDowell, "Brower Family Group Sheets & Correspondence", 2007 (Oxford, Mississippi). Received from Mary Kay McDowell by Chris Chester, Feb. 2009.. Hereinafter cited as "Brower Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S2549] Richard T. Halsey,"Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers, Jan. 1, 1825 - Dec. 31, 1826", online http://mcnygenealogy.com/vr/…. Assorted Records from Monroe Co., NY, 2008. Monroe Republican, 2 May 1826. "MARRIED. In St. Luke's Church on Saturday afternoon last, by the Rev. F. H. Cuming, Mr. Elias Mershon to Misss Hannah Southwick." Retrieved March 2009. Hereinafter cited as Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers, Jan. 1, 1825 - Dec. 31, 1826.
  4. [S2550] James Moore Caller, Genealogy of the Descendants of Lawrence and Cassandra Southwick of Salem, Mass. (n.p.: n.pub., 1881), page 413. Hereinafter cited as Southwick Genealogy.
  5. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M704, Roll 298, page 302. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  6. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 558, image 82. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Enos Mershon1

  • Enos Mershon was named in his grandfather Stephen Burrows's will on 8 September 1790.1

Citations

  1. [S2462] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol.37; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. 8, 1791-1795 (Jersey City, N.J.: Scott Printing Co., Printers, 1942), page 62. Stephen Burrows. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.8 1791-1795.

James E. Mershon1

b. circa 1837
  • James E. Mershon was born circa 1837 at New York.1
  • Also known as Edward J. Mershon.2
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as James E. Mershon, age 13, born in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 4 June 1860 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan, as Edward J. Mershon, age 22, born in New York. Employed as a lumber inspector, with real estate valued at $500, personal estate at $150. Single and living with his parents.2

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 558, image 82. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Jane Eliza Mershon1

b. 10 October 1830, d. 19 October 1915
  • Jane Eliza Mershon was born on 10 October 1830 at Rochester, Monroe Co., New York.1
  • She married Charles Homan Brower, son of James Brower and Mary Ann Sypher, at East Saginaw, Michigan, on 29 May 1855.1
  • Jane Eliza Mershon died on 19 October 1915 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.1
  • She appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as Jane E. Mershon, age 19, born in New York.2
  • She appeared on the census on 10 July 1860 at Ward 10, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, as Jennie Brower, age 28, born in New York.3
  • She appeared on the census on 23 June 1870 at Ward 4, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, as Jane Brower, age 39, born in New York.4
  • She appeared on the census on 3 June 1880 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, as Jennie Brower, age 50, born in New York. Father born in New Jersey, mother born in Vermont.5

Family: Charles Homan Brower b. 30 Jun 1828, d. 12 Dec 1888

Citations

  1. [S2517] Mary Kay McDowell, "Brower Family Group Sheets & Correspondence", 2007 (Oxford, Mississippi). Received from Mary Kay McDowell by Chris Chester, Feb. 2009.. Hereinafter cited as "Brower Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 168, image 603. Charles Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 200, page 59, image 120. Chas. H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  5. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 193, FHL film #1254193, page 6.4000, ED 110, image 0254. Charles H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

John H. Mershon1

b. circa 1835
  • John H. Mershon was born circa 1835 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as John H. Mershon, age 15, born in New York. Attending school.1

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Mabel E. Mershon1

b. September 1877
  • Mabel E. Mershon appeared on the census on 13 June 1900 at Manistee, Manistee Co., Michigan, as Mabel E. Stansell, age 22, born Sep 1877 in Ohio. Father born in Michigan, mother in Ohio. Widow. She has had one child (living). Enumerated (with her daughter Edith M.) as daughter-in-law in the household of Otis Stansell.2

Family: Byron H. Stansell b. 1875

Citations

  1. [S4061] "Michigan Marriages 1822-1995", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved June 2011. Byron H. Stansell & Mabel E. Mershon. FHL film #945509. Hereinafter cited as Michigan Marriages 1822-1995.
  2. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 727, page 19A, ED 32. Otis M. Stansell, household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

N. J. Mershon1

Family: Mary Hubbard

Citations

  1. [S4061] "Michigan Marriages 1822-1995", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved June 2011. Byron H. Stansell & Mabel E. Mershon. FHL film #945509. Hereinafter cited as Michigan Marriages 1822-1995.

Abigail Merwin1

  • Father*: Miles Merwin1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth

Family: Daniel Scofield Sr. b. b 1660, d. 10 Oct 1714

  • Elizabeth Scofield
  • Daniel Scofield Jr.
  • Abigail Scofield
  • Sarah Scofield

Citations

  1. [S194] Donald Lines Jacobus, compiler, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1976), p.522. Hereinafter cited as History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield.

Miles Merwin1

b. 14 December 1658, d. 18 September 1724
  • Father*: Miles Merwin1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth1
  • Miles Merwin was born on 14 December 1658.1
  • He married Hannah Miles at New Haven, Connecticut, on 20 September 1681.2
  • Miles Merwin died on 18 September 1724 at Milford, Connecticut.1

Family: Hannah Miles

  • Ann Merwin3
  • Elizabeth Merwin4

Citations

  1. [S2221] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Corp., 2006), 8726: Milford VR. Hereinafter cited as Ricker Compliation.
  2. [S2221] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Corp., 2006), 8726: New Haven VR. Hereinafter cited as Ricker Compliation.
  3. [S2221] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Corp., 2006), 8719: New Haven VR. Hereinafter cited as Ricker Compliation.
  4. [S2221] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Corp., 2006), 8721: Milford VR. Hereinafter cited as Ricker Compliation.

Thomas Merwin1

b. 1654
  • Father*: Miles Merwin1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth1
  • Thomas Merwin was born in 1654.1

Citations

  1. [S194] Donald Lines Jacobus, compiler, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1976), p.642. Hereinafter cited as History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield.

Aletta Meserole1

b. circa 1816
  • Aletta Meserole appeared on the census on 9 August 1850 at Ward 9, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, as Aletta Hoagland, age 34, born in New York.1

Family: Elbert Hoagland b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 520, page 70B. Rem Lefferts household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Ann Meserole1

  • Ann Meserole was named in her grandfather Jacobus Bennet's will on 6 March 1812.2

Citations

  1. [S1709] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:157. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1474] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org., Jacobus Bennet, Kings Co., page 58. Abstracting Kings Co. Wills, v.2, pp.250-253. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.

Cornelius Meserole1

b. say 1690
  • Cornelius Meserole was born say 1690.
  • He married Jannetje Holmes, daughter of William Holmes and Lysbeth Claes, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 2 October 1712 "Cornelis Miserol, j.m. V. Dentelbay, met Jannetje Horns, j.d. woonende onderhet distrikt Van N. Haarlem" (Int. 12 Sep 1712).
  • Surname is also spelled Miserol.
  • Although by terms of his father's 1712 will, Cornelius was given, along with his brother Jan, the Kijkuit Farm and land in Bushwick it is probable that he never acquired title to these properties, since his older brother, Jan, was awarded their father's estate as eldest son. The Turtle Bay farm and New Jersey property were inherited by his mother, may have come into Cornelius's possession, although in 1750, sons of his brother Jan settled at New Jersey at or near where his mother's property would have been.2
  • Cornelius Meserole lived at Manhattan Island at the time of his death.2

Family: Jannetje Holmes b. 27 Feb 1691

  • Jan Meserole
  • Cornelius Meserole
  • Elizabeth Meserole

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963). Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  2. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.

Deborah Meserole1

b. say 1685
  • Deborah Meserole was born say 1685.
  • She married David Van Cott, son of Cornelius Van Cott and Barbara Sprang.1

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.

Eliza Meserole1

  • Eliza Meserole married Bennet.1
  • On 11 June 1857 Mentioned in the will of her aunt Maria R. Lefferts.1

Citations

  1. [S4855] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, WIL WW-108, Will of Maria R. Lefferts, of Brooklyn, sister of John A. Brower, and others, dated Jun. 11, 1857, and Codicils dated Apr. 12, 1858, Jan. 31, 1860, Sep. 16, 1863 and Oct. 1, 1863, probated Mar. 2, 1864. Received from 134-S, "extract of will," original source not given. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Francis Meserole1

d. before 13 April 1825
  • Francis Meserole married Letty Brouwer, daughter of Adolph Brouwer and Aeltje Hulst.1
  • Francis Meserole died before 13 April 1825 ; when he is mentioned as deceased in his father-in-law Adolph Brouwer's will.1

Citations

  1. [S1474] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org.. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.
  2. [S4855] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, WIL WW-108, Will of Maria R. Lefferts, of Brooklyn, sister of John A. Brower, and others, dated Jun. 11, 1857, and Codicils dated Apr. 12, 1858, Jan. 31, 1860, Sep. 16, 1863 and Oct. 1, 1863, probated Mar. 2, 1864. Received from 134-S, "extract of will," original source not given. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Jan Meserole1

b. 2 September 1683, d. 1756
  • Jan Meserole was baptized on 2 September 1683 at Amersfoort, Kings Co., Long Island, New York; sponsors Tuenis Jansz Couvers, Jannetje Mesurolle.3,4
  • He married Lysbeth Praa, daughter of Capt. Peter Praa and Maria Hay.1,3
  • Jan Meserole died in 1756.3
  • Jan and his family lived at Kijkuik Farm. His wife, Elizabeth Praa, inherited considerable lands in Bushwick, much of which would become the northern portion of the town, later known as Greenpoint. Jan bought an additional 80 acres from his father-in-law, Peter Praa in 1727 (part of the lands Peter Praa had purchased of the grandsons of Dirck Volkertsen in 1718/19). Jan Meserole became the largest land owner in Bushwick.3
  • His will was dated on 5 February 1756 proved 24 Dec 1756, names his ten children in order, and his wife Elizabeth, deceased. Executors were Frans Titus, Volkert Volkertsen, and Abraham Schenck. Witnessed by Abraham Liquire, Abraham Chussoner (Verschuur), and Abraham Van der Voort.3

Family: Lysbeth Praa b. 13 May 1691, d. 1754

  • Peter Meserole3
  • Jannetje Meserole1,5
  • John Meserole5
  • Jacob Meserole5
  • Abraham Meserole5
  • Marytje Meserole5 b. b 1727
  • Isaac Meserole5
  • Sarah Meserole5
  • Maria Meserole5
  • Catrina Meserole5

Citations

  1. [S527] Herbert F., M.A. Seversmith, "The Colyer Family of Long Island", The American Genealogist Vol.20, pp.97-105 (1943): p.103, see note. Hereinafter cited as "TAG 20:97-105."
  2. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  3. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.43. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  4. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 424. Jan; parents: Jean Mesurolle, De Jonge, Marritje Teunis Couvers; op Amersfoort; witnesses: Teunis Jansz Couvers, Jannetje Mesurolle. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  5. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.44. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.

Jan Meserole1

b. circa 1640, d. 1695
  • Jan Meserole was born circa 1640 at probably Picardy, France.1
  • He married Jeane Carten circa 1660.1
  • Jan Meserole died in 1695 at Bushwick, Long Island, New York.1
  • Jan Meserole was living in Manheim, Germany, when in 1663, he immigrated with his wife and an infant son to New Amsterdam, sailing on the ship Spotted Crow. Jan and his wife became members of the Dutch Church in Brooklyn on 25 Dec 1663 with letters from Manheim. He bought a farm in New Utrecht in 1667, then removed to a farm in Bushwick with frontage on the East River. The property was known as Kijkuit Farm and contained about 128 acres (1683 rate list at Bushwick). It is recorded in 1706 as containing 170 acres of improved land then in a fence.1

Family: Jeane Carten b. c 1640, d. 1712

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.40. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  2. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.41. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.

Jan Meserole1

b. 4 August 1661, d. 1712
  • Jan Meserole was born on 4 August 1661 at Mannheim, German Palatinate.1
  • He married Marytje Teunise Covert, daughter of Teunis Covert and Barbara Lucas, at Brooklyn, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, on 26 November 1682 (betrothed 4 Nov 1682).2
  • Jan Meserole died in 1712 at Manhattan, New York.1
  • Also known as Jean Mesurolle.2
  • Jan and his family lived on his father's farm in Bushwick for several years then removed to his own farm at Turtle Bay on Manhattan Island in about 1707. He is recorded on the Bushwick rate list in 1683 as Jan Miserol "the younger". He took the oath of allegiance at Bushwick as Jan Miserol "junior", inwhich he stated that he had been in the country for twenty years. He is the John Serol named as a freeholder in the Dongan patent granted to the town of Bushwick in 1687. He is on the 1698 census at Bushwick Jan Miserol, junior, a Frenchman, having a wife, five children, and three slaves. He is recorded as John Meseroll in 1706 with 170 acres of improved lands, fenced in, in Bushwick (his father's Kijkuit Farm).1
  • He witnessed the baptism of Maria Gancel , daughter of Jan Gancel and Judick, on 9 May 1698 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses Jan Miserol de Jonghe, Marretje, his wife).3
  • Jan Meserole witnessed the baptism of Maritie de Gree , daughter of Michael de Gree and Catherine LaForge, on 18 January 1702 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses Jan Miserol, Marrytje, his wife).4
  • Jan Meserole witnessed the baptism of Jacobus Debevoise , son of Carel Debevoise and Margarietje Meserole, on 10 March 1709 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses Jan Miserol, Marytje, his wife).5
  • His will was dated on 10 October 1712 proved 16 Dec 1712, leaves to his wife Mary, his Turtle Bay Farm, and a piece of land lying in New Brunswick, New Jersey, between John Prices' land and France Titus' land containing about 45 acres. To his sons John and Cornelius he leaves land at Bushwick (the Kijkuit Farm, which apparently his mother held title to). The sons also received a piece of meadow at Bushwick, about 10 acres. He also names his daughters, Margaret Devow, Deborah Cotts, and Jane Miserole.1

Family: Marytje Teunise Covert b. 20 Dec 1654

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.41. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  2. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 239. Jean Mesurolle, Jr., young man from Manheim in the Pflaz, residing under Bushwick, with Marritje Teunis Couvers, young lady from Brooklyn, residing at Bedford, and married the 26th of said month at Brooklyn. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  3. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 139. Maria; parents: Jan Gancel, Judick. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  4. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 146. Marrytje; parents: Michiel de Gree, Catrina. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  5. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 154. Jacobus; parents: Carel Bevois, Margriete. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  6. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.

Jannetje Meserole1

b. say 1692
  • Jannetje Meserole was born say 1692.
  • She married George Elsworth Jr., son of George Elsworth and Adriaentje Janse Rommen, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 11 November 1712.1,2

Family: George Elsworth Jr.

  • Jannetje Elsworth2
  • Joris Elsworth1
  • Ariaantje Elsworth1
  • Judith Elsworth2
  • Charles Elsworth2
  • John Elsworth2
  • Maria Elsworth2
  • Theophilus Elsworth2

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  2. [S534] Howard S.F. Randolph, "The Elsworth Family of New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.64, pp.255-267 (1933): p.255. Hereinafter cited as "NYG&BR 64:255-267."

Jeremiah Meserole1

  • On 11 June 1857 Mentioned in the will of his aunt Maria R. Lefferts.1

Citations

  1. [S4855] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, WIL WW-108, Will of Maria R. Lefferts, of Brooklyn, sister of John A. Brower, and others, dated Jun. 11, 1857, and Codicils dated Apr. 12, 1858, Jan. 31, 1860, Sep. 16, 1863 and Oct. 1, 1863, probated Mar. 2, 1864. Received from 134-S, "extract of will," original source not given. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Margarietje Meserole1

b. circa 1683
  • Margarietje Meserole was born circa 1683.
  • She married first in 1703 Carel Debevoise.1
  • Margarietje Meserole married second before 1712 DeVoe.1

Family: Carel Debevoise

  • Jan Debevoise1
  • Marytje Debevoise1
  • Jacobus Debevoise2
  • Carel Debevoise1

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  2. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 154. Jacobus; parents: Carel Bevois, Margriete. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.

Maria Ann Meserole1

  • Maria Ann Meserole married Smith.1
  • On 11 June 1857 Mentioned in the will of her aunt Maria R. Lefferts.1

Citations

  1. [S4855] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, WIL WW-108, Will of Maria R. Lefferts, of Brooklyn, sister of John A. Brower, and others, dated Jun. 11, 1857, and Codicils dated Apr. 12, 1858, Jan. 31, 1860, Sep. 16, 1863 and Oct. 1, 1863, probated Mar. 2, 1864. Received from 134-S, "extract of will," original source not given. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Marytje Meserole1

b. before 1727
  • Marytje Meserole was born before 1727.
  • She married Jacobus Ferdon circa 1744.1
  • Jacobus Ferdon and his wife Marytje Meserole joined the Dutch Church at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New York on 2 Sep 1744.1

Citations

  1. [S1488] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), p.44. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.

Sara Mesier1

  • Also known as Sara Moesier.2
  • Also known as Sara Meser.3
  • Also known as Sara Mosier.4
  • Sara Mesier was a member of the at Reformed Dutch Congregations, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, on 23 August 1731 "at Middeltown." Sara Meser, wife of Hans Hendrikse.3

Family: Johannes Hendrickson b. 29 May 1705

Citations

  1. [S2182] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 23:70. Johannes; parents: Johannes Hendrikse, Sara Mesier; witnesses: Thys Pieterse and his wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."
  2. [S2182] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 24:49. Wilm; parents: Jan Hindrikse, Sara Moesier; witnesses: Elbert Wilmse, Jacomyntje Kouwenhove. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."
  3. [S2182] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 24:22, "Church Members." This list, begun at 23:93, is continued at 24:19 with the explanation that the list is "actually a group pf signatures (many of them not holograph, however) to the declaration below, which it does indeed follow in the original record book." Those signing the declaration were 1-Acknowledging Dom. G. Haeghoort as their legal regular pastor and teacher, according to the constitution of the Low Dutch Reformed Church. 2- That they will display and conduct themselves willingly in all respects as members of the Reformed Low Dutch congregation at Friholt and Middletown under the supervision of their pastor Do. Haeghoort. 3- That they will contribute freely from time to time according to their means, whatever is needed to carry on the church and services. In effect, those signing the declaration could be described as Members of the Low Dutch Reformed Congregations of Freehold and Middletown. The first couple of dozen or so names appear at 23:93, 94, as "Church Members," and then are repeated at 24:20 with the above clarification.. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."
  4. [S2182] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 23:92. Elisabeth; parents: Johannes Hendrikse, Sara Mosier; witnesses: Cristoffel Wamsele, Jannetie Hendriks. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."
  5. [S2182] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 24:92. Coenraad; parents: Johannes Hindrikse, Sara Mosier; witnesses: Coenraad Ten Eik, Sara Van Vorst. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."
  6. [S2182] "Records of the Dutch Congregations of Freehold and Middletown", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey Vols. 22-38 (1947-1963): 24:94. Gysbert; parents: Johannes Hindrikson, Sarah Moesier; no witnesses recorded. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Freehold-Middletown Recs., GMNJ."

Emily Messer1

b. 1836, d. 1893
  • Emily Messer was born in 1836 at Australia.1
  • She married John Woolley, son of Benjamin Woolley, at San Francisco, California, on 18 July 1853.1
  • Emily Messer died in 1893.1

Citations

  1. [S4347] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 1 File 30, Uldrick Brouwer - DeVoe, Pieters. Correspondent 53-M (1981). Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Albert Messier1

b. 1870

Citations

  1. [S3448] Michael Costa, "John P. Brower (27 Jan 1795 - 28 Feb 1783)," e-mail message from Michael Costa at e-mail address to Chris Chester, October 31, 2010, Family Group Sheets prepared by Michael Costa. Sources included. Hereinafter cited as "John P. Brower (27 Jan 1795 - 28 Feb 1873)."

Alice Metler1

b. 1861

Citations

  1. [S4061] "Michigan Marriages 1822-1995", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved June 2011. Jay L. Stansell & Alice Phillips (bride's parents: Bennett M. Metler and Emily Briggs). Hereinafter cited as Michigan Marriages 1822-1995.

Bennet M. Metler1

Family: Emily Briggs

Citations

  1. [S4061] "Michigan Marriages 1822-1995", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved June 2011. Jay L. Stansell & Alice Phillips (bride's parents: Bennett M. Metler and Emily Briggs). Hereinafter cited as Michigan Marriages 1822-1995.

Pieter Mets1

d. before July 1763
  • Pieter Mets married Hannah Brouwer, daughter of Everardus Jacobsz Brouwer and Mary Petit, before 1763.1
  • Pieter Mets died before July 1763 ; when his wife, Anna Brouwer, is described as his widow in the baptism record of Jan Anderson, son of Johannes Anderson and Elizabeth Brouwer (Anna's sister).1

Citations

  1. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:226.

Abraham Jansz Metselaer1

b. 22 March 1671
  • Father*: Jan Adamszen2
  • Mother*: Grietje Dircx2
  • Also known as Abram Metzelaar.4
  • Also known as Abraham Janszen.2
  • Abraham Jansz Metselaer witnessed the New Tag of Hendrick Buys on 26 October 1702 at Old First Reformed Dutch Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York; witnesses Abram Metzelaar, Haremtje, his wife.5,4
  • Abraham Jansz Metselaer witnessed the baptism of Catharine Woertman , daughter of Teunis Dircksen Woertman and Catrijna Sprong, on 18 April 1704 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses: Abram Metzelaer, Harmtje his wife).6

Citations

  1. [S4918] Barbara A. Barth, "The Family of Dirck Janszen Woertman of Brooklyn Ferry", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 132, pp. 195-202 (2001): 132:34. Hereinafter cited as "Dirck Janszen Woertman."
  2. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 101. Abraham; parents: Jan Adamszen, Geertruyd. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  3. [S4918] Barbara A. Barth, "The Family of Dirck Janszen Woertman of Brooklyn Ferry", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 132, pp. 195-202 (2001): 132:139. Hereinafter cited as "Dirck Janszen Woertman."
  4. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 147. no name recorded; parents: Jacob Buys, Marytje. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  5. [S522] Frank J. Doherty, Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Dutchess County, New York (Pleasant Valley, New York: Frank J. Doherty, 1990), 3:64. Hereinafter cited as Settlers of the Beekman Patent.
  6. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 148. Catrijntje; parents: Theunis Woertman, Catrijntje. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.

Moses Mettes1

  • Moses Mettes witnessed the baptism of Maria Leeuw , daughter of Abraham Leeuw and Elisabeth Cregier, on 10 April 1757 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Mozes Mettes, Russchen Van Giesen, z.h.v.).1

Citations

  1. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:36.

Barbara Metzger1

  • Barbara Metzger was named in her father's will dated on 23 December 1785.1

Citations

  1. [S4558] Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Wills Vol. 1A-1C, 1785-1814; FHL film #0021237 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm of the original records at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, page 70. Hereinafter cited as Wills v.1A-1C.

Eave Metzger1

  • Eave Metzger was named in her father's will dated on 23 December 1785.1

Citations

  1. [S4558] Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Wills Vol. 1A-1C, 1785-1814; FHL film #0021237 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm of the original records at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, page 70. Hereinafter cited as Wills v.1A-1C.

Elizabeth Metzger1

b. 30 December 1784, d. 2 October 1840
  • Elizabeth Metzger was born on 30 December 1784 at Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • She married John Jacob Neiman.2
  • Elizabeth Metzger died on 2 October 1840.1
  • She was buried at Metzger Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. Elizabeth Neiman. Mem #17797768, Feb 3, 2007. (no photo). Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. John Jacob Neiman. Mem #17797787, Feb 3, 2007. (no photo). Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

Frederick H. Metzger1,2

b. 1 October 1824
  • Frederick H. Metzger was born on 1 October 1824 at Dauphin, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, aged 44 in 1870.1,3,2
  • He married Barbara Beary in 1880.2
  • Fred H. Metzger received a common school education, and having a talent for vocal music, attended a singing school and received instruction which soon enabled him to teach. When he was old enough he was permitted to work the farm along side his father, being allowed to have for his own whatever he could make of it. He soon learned to graft trees, and developed into what would become a very profitable business. He was employed by farmers and nurseryman in the surrounding area and maintained the business until his father's death when he formed a partnership with his brother George and operated the old homestead, in addition to which they ran a threshing machine and sold farm implements. They were the first to introduce the steam thresher to Seneca County, and they are also credited with selling the first fertilizer in the community. In 1895 he still held 35 acres of land which he operated in connection with selling farm machinery.2
  • Frederick H. Metzger appeared on the census in 1870 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, age 44, a farmer.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1880 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, a farmer, age 55. Apparently still unmarried, his sister Mary Garrison, age 50 is living with him, while their mother Catherine does not appear in the census records.5
  • In 1895, Fred Metzger became Postmaster of West Fayette, and for several years he was Inspector of Elections.2

Family: Barbara Beary

  • Rhoda Metzger2
  • a child2

Citations

  1. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Dated 15 Aug 1870, Fayette, NY.. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  2. [S927] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, New York (New York: Chapman Pub. Co., 1895), p.488. Hereinafter cited as Seneca & Schuyler Bios.
  3. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, roll 861, p.474. Age 35, born in Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Dated 15 Aug 1870, Fayette, NY. Ser. M593, roll 1093, p.49. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  5. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, roll 931, ED 157. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

George F. Metzger

b. circa 1833
  • George F. Metzger married Eliza.
  • George F. Metzger was born circa 1833 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, age 27 in 1860 (born in New York).1
  • George is a farmer in 1870, in Fayette, New York, living very near to his brother Frederick.2

Citations

  1. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, roll 861, p.474.. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  2. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Dated 15 Aug 1870, Fayette, NY. Ser. M593, roll 1093, p.49. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

Jacob Metzger

b. 12 June 1746, d. 20 November 1803
  • Jacob Metzger was born on 12 June 1746 at Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.3,4
  • He married Anna Margaretta Brandt, daughter of Martin Brandt and Anna Margaretha Kroner, before 1784.
  • Jacob Metzger died on 20 November 1803 at Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.3
  • Another source says Jacob Metzger died on 20 November 1805.5
  • He was buried at Metzger Cemetery, Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.3,5
  • Also known as Jacob Metzgar.5
  • Church of the Brethren records indicate the family of Jacob Metzger "on the northwest side of the Conewago below Middletown" were members of that church in 1770. This may have been Jacob, Sr., or Jacob, Jr., or both. No records of baptism have been found for Jacob's children, which supports that they were Brethren since that sect is Anabaptist. Dates are fom a Family Bible.3
  • Purchased land in Londonderry Twp. in 1771, patented as "Metzger's Choice." Originally a tract of 347 acres on the eastern shore of the Susquehanna River across from Three-Mile Island and included the upper half of that island.3
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 23 December 1785 Called, only son, receives all property for £1200, of which £800 is to be distributed to his four sisters.6

Family: Anna Margaretta Brandt b. 21 Aug 1755, d. 5 Dec 1842

Citations

  1. [S4514] Charcomerford58, "Comerford", Ancestry.com, Family Trees.,Retrieved January 2012. Jacob Metzger Sr.
  2. [S4514] Charcomerford58, "Comerford", Ancestry.com, Family Trees.,Retrieved January 2012. Anna Eva Ding.
  3. [S4513] Cheryl L, "Families of Lancaster, Philadelphia & York County, PA", www.ancestry.com, World Tree Database at Ancestry.com.June 13, 2009,Retrieved January 2012.
  4. [S4962] Arlene Huss, "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer," e-mail message from Arlene Huss to Chris Chester, August 18, 2012, Jacob was born in Warwick Twp., not Derry. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer."
  5. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. Jacob Metzgar. Mem #17798056, Feb 3, 2007. (no photo). Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  6. [S4558] Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Wills Vol. 1A-1C, 1785-1814; FHL film #0021237 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm of the original records at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, page 70. Hereinafter cited as Wills v.1A-1C.
  7. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. Elizabeth Neiman. Mem #17797768, Feb 3, 2007. (no photo). Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  8. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. Joseph Metzger. Mem #17798124, Feb 3, 2007. (no photo). Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

Jacob Metzger1

b. 1725, d. after 23 December 1785
  • Jacob Metzger was born in 1725 at Zweibrücken, Palatinate-Zweibrücken (now Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany).1
  • He married Anna Eva Ding, daughter of Christopher Ding, circa 1745.1
  • Jacob Metzger died after 23 December 1785 at Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.
  • Also known as Johan Jacob Metzger.2
  • Zweibrücken; on the Schwarzbach, 54 miles southwest of Mannheim. It is known also by the French name Deux-Ponts. It was for many centuries the capital of the Duchy of Zweibrücken, under the rule of cadet branches of the House of Wittelsbach.3
  • Immigrant ancestor to America in 1742 Jacob Mezger (Metzger) from the town of Zweibrücken. Johan Jacob Metzger arrived on the ship Robert and Alice, 24 Sept. 1742.2
  • His will was dated on 23 December 1785 at Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, Jacob Metzger, Sr. of Derry Township, Dauphin County, State of Pennsylvania, yeoman, being weak of body but having my sound knowledge of understanding and calling to mind the uncertainty of mortality... To my only son, Jacob Metzger, Jr., my lands, messauges, tenements, together with their rights, liberties, profits, etc...for the consideration of twelve hundred pounds, four hundred thereof to remain in his own hands to and for his share or portion of my estate, and the remainder eight hundred pounds to be paid equally amongst my four daughters, viz., Margaret, Eave, Barbara and Susanna (followed by a lengthy schedule of how the money is to be distributed). Appoints friends, John Engle of Dongall Twp., Lancaster County, and George Balsbach of Derry Twp., Dauphin County, as executors and guardians of daughter Susanna (who is apparently underage). Signs with his mark.4

Citations

  1. [S4514] Charcomerford58, "Comerford", Ancestry.com, Family Trees.,Retrieved January 2012. Jacob Metzger Sr.
  2. [S4535] Friedrich Krebs and Milton Rubincam, Emigrants from the Palatine to the American Colonies in the 18th Century (Norristown, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania German Society, 1953), page 25. Hereinafter cited as Emigrants from the Palatine to the American Colonies.
  3. [S4535] Friedrich Krebs and Milton Rubincam, Emigrants from the Palatine to the American Colonies in the 18th Century (Norristown, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania German Society, 1953), page 7. Hereinafter cited as Emigrants from the Palatine to the American Colonies.
  4. [S4558] Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Wills Vol. 1A-1C, 1785-1814; FHL film #0021237 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm of the original records at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, page 70. Hereinafter cited as Wills v.1A-1C.

Jacob G. Metzger

b. circa 1839
  • Jacob G. Metzger was born circa 1839 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, age 21 in 1860 (born in New York), a farm laborer.1

Citations

  1. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, roll 861, p.474.. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Joseph Metzger1

b. 19 January 1801, d. 17 February 1832
  • Joseph Metzger was born on 19 January 1801 at Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He died on 17 February 1832.1
  • He was buried at Metzger Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2012. Joseph Metzger. Mem #17798124, Feb 3, 2007. (no photo). Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

Margaret Metzger1

  • Margaret Metzger was named in her father's will dated on 23 December 1785.1

Citations

  1. [S4558] Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Wills Vol. 1A-1C, 1785-1814; FHL film #0021237 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm of the original records at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, page 70. Hereinafter cited as Wills v.1A-1C.

Martin Metzger1

b. 9 January 1790, d. 3 October 1859
  • Martin Metzger was born on 9 January 1790 at Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.2
  • He married Catherine Eshenauer, daughter of Casper Eshenauer and Mary Mumma, at Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, circa 1815.3
  • Martin Metzger died on 3 October 1859 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York; "of dropsy and kidney affection." Age 69 years.4
  • He appeared on the census on 7 August 1820 at Derry, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, with a household of 1 male under 10, 1 male 16-18, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 2 females 16-25, 3 persons engaged in agriculture.5
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, with a household of 2 males 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 40-50, 3 females under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40.6
  • Martin Metzger was one of many German settlers who moved from Pennsylvania to Fayette, Seneca Co. New York in the first half of the nineteenth century. He is found living in Dauphin, Pennsylvania in 1830, then moved the family to Fayette, Seneca Co., New York in 1832, along with 38 other families from Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1,7
  • Portrait and biographical record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, New York, Martin Metzger came to Seneca County, New York as early as 1832, locating in the town of Fayette, where he purchased one hundred acres of land. He and his wife were the parents of a large family of whom six children reached adulthood. The eldest son, Martin, died at age 24.8
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, as M. Metzger, with a household of 2 males under 5, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 40-50.9
  • He appeared on the census in 1850 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, age 60, an innkeeper, wife Catherine, sons Fred H. (25), George F. (17), Jacob G. (12), and Lucinda Blanchard (18).10
  • Martin's son Frederick Metzger remained single until the age of 56 (Mary Metzger lived with her brother for most of her later years) but devoted himself to running a very successful nursury business and then a farm machinery business. Frederick was the first to introduce the steam thresher to the farmers of Seneca County, and is said to have been the first to sell commercial fertilizer in the area.

Family: Catherine Eshenauer b. 3 Jul 1796, d. 26 Dec 1878

Citations

  1. [S620] "Pennsylvania German Settlers, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York."Appendix G of Centennial Historical Sketch of Fayette, Seneca Co., NY 1800-1900 by Diedrich Willers [Press of W.F. Humphrey, Geneva, NY, 1900; reprinted by W.E. Morrison & Co., Ovid, NY, 1982] "This list is copied from a volume entitled 'Notes and Queries,' published by Dr. Wm. H. Egle, State Librarian of Pennsylvania at Harrisburg, in 1898.
    . Online http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyseneca/egle.htm.. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania German Settlers, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York.
  2. [S4513] Cheryl L, "Families of Lancaster, Philadelphia & York County, PA", www.ancestry.com, World Tree Database at Ancestry.com.June 13, 2009,Retrieved January 2012.
  3. [S4962] Arlene Huss, "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer," e-mail message from Arlene Huss to Chris Chester, August 18, 2012, Their first seven children were born on Three-Mile Island. Three died young and are buried in the Metzger family graveyard which is on the east side of the Susquehanna River. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer."
  4. [S4195] Ancestry.com,"U.S. Federal Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885", online www.ancestry.com. Provo, Utah, 2010. Retrieved January 2012. Fayette, Seneca, New York, 1860, line 25, Martin Metzger. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Federal Mortality Schedules 1850-1885.
  5. [S139] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M33, Roll 102, page 235. Martin Metzger. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  6. [S402] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M19, Roll 151, page 131, FHL film #0020625. Martin Metzger. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  7. [S4962] Arlene Huss, "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer," e-mail message from Arlene Huss to Chris Chester, August 18, 2012. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer."
  8. [S927] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, New York (New York: Chapman Pub. Co., 1895), p.488. Hereinafter cited as Seneca & Schuyler Bios.
  9. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 339, page 332, FHL film #0017206. M. Metzger. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  10. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, roll 597, p.161. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Martin Metzger1

b. before 1824
  • Martin Metzger was born before 1824 at Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He died ; at age 24.1

Citations

  1. [S927] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, New York (New York: Chapman Pub. Co., 1895), p.488. Hereinafter cited as Seneca & Schuyler Bios.

Mary A. Metzger1

b. circa 1831, d. 1897
  • Mary A. Metzger was born circa 1831 at Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • She married George M. Garrison, son of James S. Garrison and Nancy, at Seneca Co., New York, on 10 November 1848.2
  • Mary A. Metzger died in 1897 at Seneca Co., New York.2
  • She was buried at W. Fayette Cemetery (Rt. 336), Seneca Co., New York.2
  • She appeared on the census of 1870 in the household of Frederick H. Metzger at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York; age 44, a farmer.3
  • Mary A. Metzger appeared on the census in 1880 at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York, as Mary Garrison, living in the household of her brother, Frederick Metzger.4

Family: George M. Garrison b. c 1825

Citations

  1. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Dated 21 Jul 1860. Living in Waterloo, New York, aged 29, born in Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  2. [S4962] Arlene Huss, "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer," e-mail message from Arlene Huss to Chris Chester, August 18, 2012, According to records of the Seneca County Historian. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestry of Ruth Catherine Brewer."
  3. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Dated 15 Aug 1870, Fayette, NY. Ser. M593, roll 1093, p.49. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  4. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, roll 931, ED 157. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  5. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, dated 21 Jul 1860, Waterloo, New York. Aged 10, born in NY. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  6. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, dated 21 Jul 1860, Waterloo, New York. Aged 7, born in NY. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  7. [S1581] Charlotte D. Hooper, Death Certificate Cert. # 56664 (12 Oct 1914), State of New York, Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York, birth date recorded as Jan 4, 1859, parents recorded as George Garrison, and Mary E. Metzger. Hereinafter cited as Charlotte Hooper: Death Cert.

Susanna Metzger1

  • Susanna Metzger was named in her father's will dated on 23 December 1785 as guardians appointed for her.1

Citations

  1. [S4558] Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Register of Wills, Wills Vol. 1A-1C, 1785-1814; FHL film #0021237 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm of the original records at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, page 70. Hereinafter cited as Wills v.1A-1C.

Cornelia Meulmans1

b. say 1619
  • Father*: Peter Meulmans2
  • Mother*: Anna Marschalk2
  • Cornelia Meulmans was born say 1619 (assumes age 20 at marriage).
  • She married Hon. Nicasius de Sille, son of Laurens de Sille and Walburga Merwyns, before 1639.1

Family: Hon. Nicasius de Sille b. 23 Sep 1610, d. b Mar 1674

Citations

  1. [S1193] Frederic Ellsworth Kip, History of the Kip Family in America (n.p.: unknown publisher, ca. 1928), p.92. Hereinafter cited as Kip Family in America.
  2. [S1193] Frederic Ellsworth Kip, History of the Kip Family in America (n.p.: unknown publisher, ca. 1928), p.136. Hereinafter cited as Kip Family in America.

Louis E. Meunch1

b. 1888, d. 30 July 1937

Family: Grace Leona Thompson b. 18 Dec 1893, d. 22 Jan 1972

  • Robert Louis Meunch1
  • Edward Meunch1
  • Howard Warren Meunch1
  • Grace Meunch1

Citations

  1. [S3448] Michael Costa, "John P. Brower (27 Jan 1795 - 28 Feb 1783)," e-mail message from Michael Costa at e-mail address to Chris Chester, October 31, 2010, Family Group Sheets prepared by Michael Costa. Sources included. Hereinafter cited as "John P. Brower (27 Jan 1795 - 28 Feb 1873)."

Margret Meyel1

b. before 1621
  • Father*: Diebold Meyel1
  • Margret Meyel was probably born before 1621.
  • She married Jean Brua at Finnestangen (Fénétrange), present day Moselle Dept., Lorraine, France, in 1641 according to the Evangelical Church records. He is called "Jean Brua of Wolfskirchen" (five miles north of Kirrberg, Alsace, France), she was a widow from Hirschland.1
  • Also known as Margret Meier.1

Family: Jean Brua b. b 1621, d. b 1661

  • Anna Brua1
  • Christina Brua1
  • Johannetta Brua1
  • Jean Brua+1 b. c 1641
  • a son Brua1

Citations

  1. [S2482] Lynn Austin Brua, The Brua Family and Bruaw, Bruah, Brewer (United Kingdom: L.A. Brua, 1989, 1996). Also on FHL film #2055459, item 2. The second edition can be found online at Family History Archives, www.lib.byu.edu and accessable directly from the Family History website, www.familysearch.org with a search for the Brua Family in the Library Catalog. A copy of the 1989 edition is found in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-421. page 3. Hereinafter cited as The Brua Family.

Andries Meyer1

Family: Majeke Bennet b. 22 Apr 1753

Citations

  1. [S1709] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:15. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1709] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:15. #188. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  3. [S4924] "Reformed Dutch Church, Churchville, Bucks County, Pa., Baptisms 1737-1780; Marriages 1738-1772", Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine Vol. 20, page 150 (1956): 20:164. Johannes; parents: Andries Meyer & Majeka Bennet. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Churchville, Bucks Co., Pa."
  4. [S4924] "Reformed Dutch Church, Churchville, Bucks County, Pa., Baptisms 1737-1780; Marriages 1738-1772", Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine Vol. 20, page 150 (1956): 20:165. Majeke; parents: Andries Meyer & Majeke Bennet. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Churchville, Bucks Co., Pa."

Andries Janszen Meyer1

b. circa 1644, d. 3 December 1737
  • Andries Janszen Meyer was born circa 1644 at Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands, (age 93 at death).
  • He married Vrouwtje Idese van Vorst, daughter of Ides Cornelisz van Vorst and Hilletje Jans, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 5 November 1671.2,3
  • Andries Janszen Meyer died on 3 December 1737 at New York City, New York; age 93.4
  • Also known as Andries Janszen.5
  • He was a member of the at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 4 August 1669.6

Family: Vrouwtje Idese van Vorst b. 24 Aug 1653

Citations

  1. [S1763] John Reynolds Totten, "Grevenraedt Family", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.60-61 (1929-1930): 61:42. Hereinafter cited as "Grevenraedt, NYGBR 60-61 (1929-30)."
  2. [S2296] Unknown author, "Marriages in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1665", Yearbook of the Holland Society Bergen Book, 2nd Vol. (1914): no.15. November 5. Andries Meyer, y.m., and Vroutje Vande Voorst, y.d. Were married upon certificate at New York. Hereinafter cited as "Bergen Marriages, HSYB 1914."
  3. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.35. Andries Meyer, j.m. Van Amsterdam, en Vrouwtje Idens Vander Vorst, j.d. Van Jarzey. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  4. [S4321] (No headline) Andrias Meyer, death notice, New York Weekly Journal, New York, December 5, 1737, page 3, "Yesterday departed this life, after a long and lingering Indisposition, Mr. Andrias Meyer in the 93 Year of his Age, His Father was one of the first Settlers in this City.". Hereinafter cited as New York Weekly Journal.
  5. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 107. Catryntie; parents: Andries Janszen, Vrouwtje Idens. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  6. [S1763] John Reynolds Totten, "Grevenraedt Family", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.60-61 (1929-1930): 61:45. Hereinafter cited as "Grevenraedt, NYGBR 60-61 (1929-30)."

Catherine Meyer1

  • Father*: Jan Meyer1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth Bechtel1

Family: Charles O. Ebbets b. c 1875

Citations

  1. [S3090] Edward E. Steele, "The Ebbets Family of New York City", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 132-133 (2001-2002): 133:35. Hereinafter cited as "Ebbets of NYC."

Cathrine Meyer1

Citations

  1. [S3577] Wilson V. Ledley and B-Ann Moorehouse, "Early Dutch Smiths and Van Boerums", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 103 (1972): 103:75. Hereinafter cited as "Early Dutch Smiths and Van Boerums."

Catryntie Andriese Meyer1

b. 8 September 1672
  • Catryntie Andriese Meyer was baptized on 8 September 1672 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Hillitie Jans.1

Citations

  1. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 107. Catryntie; parents: Andries Janszen, Vrouwtje Idens. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Dirck Meyer

Family:

Dirckje Janse Meyer

b. 24 October 1649, d. 5 October 1688
  • Dirckje Janse Meyer was baptized on 24 October 1649 at Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands.1
  • She married Enoch Michielsz Vreeland, son of Michiel Janszen Vreeland and Fytie Hermans, at Bergen, New Jersey, on 5 June 1670; (Banns recorded 3 Jun 1670 at New York).2,3
  • Dirckje Janse Meyer died on 5 October 1688 at Bergen, New Jersey.1
  • She witnessed the baptism of Pieter Gerritszen , son of Gerrit Thyszen and Harmentje Harmens, on 3 November 1667 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Symon Carelss, y.m., Carel Carelss, y.m., Dickje Meyers, j.d.).4

Family: Enoch Michielsz Vreeland b. 20 Jan 1647, d. 17 Aug 1717

Citations

  1. [S1576] William Addams Reitwiesner,"Ancestry of Barack Obama."April 26, 2007. Online http://www.wargs.com/political/obama.html.. Hereinafter cited as Anc. of Barack Obama.
  2. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.34. Enoch Michielszen, j.m. Van N. Jorck, en Dirckje Meyers, j.d. Van Amsterdam. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  3. [S2296] Unknown author, "Marriages in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1665", Yearbook of the Holland Society Bergen Book, 2nd Vol. (1914): no.9. June 5, 1670. Enoch Machielse Vreeland, y.m. and Dirckje Meyers, y.d. Received, June 20, certificate to New York. Hereinafter cited as "Bergen Marriages, HSYB 1914."
  4. [S2073] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 21. Pieter; parents: Gerrit Tysen, Hermptje Hermans. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  5. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 104. Elsje; parents: Enoch Michielszen, Dirckje Jans. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  6. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 109. Catharina; parents: Enoch Michielszen, Dirckje Meyers. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  7. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 117. Michiel; parents: Enoch Michielszen, Dirckje Meyerts; witnesses: Jacob Maurits, Elizabeth Grevenraet. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Elizabet Meyer1

b. 3 May 1772
  • Father*: Gerardus Meyer1
  • Mother*: Catharina Turk1
  • Elizabet Meyer was baptized on 3 May 1772 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Jakob Brouwer, Jr., Elizabet Turck, z.h.v.1

Citations

  1. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:201.

Elizabeth Meyer1

  • Elizabeth Meyer was born at New Amsterdam.1
  • She married Elias Corneliszen, son of Cornelis, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 29 December 1678 (Banns 17 Nov 1678).1
  • Also known as Lijsbeth Dirks.2
  • Elizabeth Meyer witnessed the baptism of Geertje DeHart , daughter of Simon Aersen DeHart and Geertje Cornelis, on 20 August 1682 at New Utrecht, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses Elias Cornelisz & huijsvr. Lijsbeth Dirks).2

Citations

  1. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), page 45. Elias Corneliszen, j.m. Van N. Castle, en Elisabeth Meyer, j.d. Van N. Yorke, beyde woonende alhier. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  2. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), p.418. Geertje; parents: Simon Aardsz vander Hard, Geertje Cornelis; op N. Utrecht; witnesses Elias Cornelisz, & huijsvr. Lijsbeth Dirks. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.

Elsje Janse Meyer1

b. 25 February 1663
  • Elsje Janse Meyer was baptized on 25 February 1663 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam; sponsors Hendrick Van der Wallen, Metje Grevenraet.1

Citations

  1. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 6:152. Elsje; parents: Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Tryntie Grevenraet.

Elsje Hendrickse Meyer1

b. 15 September 1672
  • Elsje Hendrickse Meyer was baptized on 15 September 1672 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Johannes Thomaszen, Elsje Jilles.1

Citations

  1. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 107. Elsje; parents: Hendrick Jilleszen, Elsje Claes. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Harmannus Meyer1

d. before 30 June 1715
  • Harmannus Meyer married Helena Post.1
  • Harmannus Meyer died before 30 June 1715.1

Citations

  1. [S3469] William J. Hoffman, "The Founders of the Bras(s), Brasser, Bresser, Bries and Brazier Families", The American Genealogist Vol. 20, pp. 140-148, 215-223; Vol. 21, pp. 147- (1944): 20:220. Hereinafter cited as "Bras(s), Brasser, Bresser, Bries, Brazier."

Hendrick Jillisz Meyer1,2

b. 6 March 1650
  • Also known as Hendrick Jilleszen.3
  • Also known as Hendrick Jillish Meyert.2
  • "They resided in Pearl Street near Whitehall Street. He was a cordwainer. In 1699 and 1700 he was assistant Alderman for the South Ward. They were members of the Dutch Church in 1686."2
  • Hendrick Jillisz Meyer witnessed the baptism of Hendricus Van der Heul , son of Hendrick Van der Heul and Maria Meyer, on 1 November 1704 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Henderik Jillisse Myer, Jannetie Myer, h.v.v. Abraham Provoost).4

Family: Elsje Roosevelt b. 11 Feb 1652

Citations

  1. [S1193] Frederic Ellsworth Kip, History of the Kip Family in America (n.p.: unknown publisher, ca. 1928), p.38. Hereinafter cited as Kip Family in America.
  2. [S1031] Charles Barney Whittelsey, The Roosevelt Genealogy, 1649-1902 (Hartford, Conn.: C.B. Whittelsey, 1902), p.4. Hereinafter cited as Roosevelt Gen.
  3. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:94.
  4. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 302. Hendericus; parents: Henderik Van der Heul, Marretie Myer. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  5. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 107. Elsje; parents: Hendrick Jilleszen, Elsje Claes. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  6. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 115. Jannetie; parents: Hendrick Jilliszen, Elsje Claes; witnesses: Jacob Abrahamszen, Marritie Jillis. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Jan Dirckszen Meyer

b. before 1627, d. June 1700
  • Also known as Jan Dirckszen de Meyer.4
  • He witnessed the baptism of Lysbeth Denyse Van Hartvelt , daughter of Denys Isacszen Van Hartvelt and Lysbeth Jans, on 3 December 1662 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Amsterdam, (sponsors Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Tryntie Grevenraet).5
  • Jan Dirckszen Meyer witnessed the baptism of Elsie Vreeland , daughter of Enoch Michielsz Vreeland and Dirckje Janse Meyer, on 12 November 1671 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Feytie Hertmans).6
  • Jan Dirckszen Meyer witnessed the baptism of Catryntie Andriese Meyer , daughter of Andries Janszen Meyer and Vrouwtje Idese van Vorst, on 8 September 1672 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Hillitie Jans).7
  • Jan Dirckszen Meyer witnessed the baptism of Catherine Wanshaer , daughter of Anthony Jansen Wanshaer and Maritje Herberts, on 22 April 1682 at Midwoud, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (witnesses Jan Dircksz Meijer, Baartje Kips).8,9
  • In 1686 Jan Dirckszen Meyer and Baertje Hendricks Kip resided at Brouwer St., New York City, New York.10

Family: Catharina Grevenraedt b. b 1630, d. b 25 Nov 1677

Citations

  1. [S1763] John Reynolds Totten, "Grevenraedt Family", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.60-61 (1929-1930): 61:42. Hereinafter cited as "Grevenraedt, NYGBR 60-61 (1929-30)."
  2. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), page 43. Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Wede. Van Tryntje Grevenraet, en Baertje Kip, Wede. Van Jan Wansaert, beyde woonende to N. Yorke. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  3. [S1576] William Addams Reitwiesner,"Ancestry of Barack Obama."April 26, 2007. Online http://www.wargs.com/political/obama.html.. Hereinafter cited as Anc. of Barack Obama.
  4. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:179. Pieter, parents Jan Dirckszen de Meyer, Tryntie Grevenraets.
  5. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 6:151. Lysbeth; parents: Denys Isacszen Van Hartvelt, Lysbeth.
  6. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 104. Elsje; parents: Enoch Michielszen, Dirckje Jans. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  7. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 107. Catryntie; parents: Andries Janszen, Vrouwtje Idens. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  8. [S1192] William David Wanzer, History of the Wanzer Family in America; From the Settlement in New Amsterdam, New York, 1642-1920 (Medford, Mass.: Medford Mercury Press, 1920), p.27. Hereinafter cited as Wanzer Family in America.
  9. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 419. Catharine; parents Antonie Wanshaar, Marritje Herberts; op Midwoud; witnesses: Jan Dirksz Meijer, Baartje Kips. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  10. [S1192] William David Wanzer, History of the Wanzer Family in America; From the Settlement in New Amsterdam, New York, 1642-1920 (Medford, Mass.: Medford Mercury Press, 1920), p.14. Hereinafter cited as Wanzer Family in America.
  11. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 6:152. Elsje; parents: Jan Dirckszen Meyer, Tryntie Grevenraet.

Jannetje Hendrickse Meyer

b. 19 September 1674
  • Jannetje Hendrickse Meyer was baptized on 19 September 1674 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; witnesses: Jacob Abrahamszen, Marritie Jillis.1
  • Patronymic: Jannetie Hendrickse.1

Citations

  1. [S1606] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 115. Jannetie; parents: Hendrick Jilliszen, Elsje Claes; witnesses: Jacob Abrahamszen, Marritie Jillis. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Jillis Pieterszen Meyer1

b. before 1622
  • Patronymic: Jillis Pieterszen.1

Family: Elsje Snyder b. b 1626

  • Eva Jillis Meyer3
  • Pieter Jillisz Meyer4
  • Tryntje Jillis Meyer5
  • Tryntje Jillis Meyer6
  • Hendrick Jillisz Meyer+ b. 6 Mar 1650
  • Maritje Jillis Meyer7

Citations

  1. [S1193] Frederic Ellsworth Kip, History of the Kip Family in America (n.p.: unknown publisher, ca. 1928), p.39. Hereinafter cited as Kip Family in America.
  2. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.11. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  3. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:33.
  4. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:85.
  5. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:89.
  6. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 5:91.
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