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Richard Merrell1

b. 31 January 1712, d. 9 December 1797
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 2 February 1756 appointed as executor.2
  • In January 1789, Richard Merrill was a complainant against John Bennit who was administrator of the estate of John Bennit, dec'd, who was the executor of the estate of John Bennit, dec'd, late of Long Island.3

Family: Eve Bennet b. 21 Jan 1714, d. 16 May 1798

  • Lambert Merrell1
  • Richard Merrell1
  • Anne Merrell1
  • John Merrell1
  • Elsje Merrell1

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 94:113. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S3097] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. VI. 1760-1766), Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1897 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1897), page 4. Abstracting Lib. 22, p. 228. Richard Merrell. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Wills v.6 1760-1766.
  3. [S1855] Judith B. Cronk, compiler, Intestates and Others From the Orphans Court Books of Monmouth Co., N.J. (n.p.: Clearfield, 2002), page 2. Digital image of the original online at FamilySearch, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…. Hereinafter cited as Int. & Oth. Orphans Court, Monmouth Co., NJ.

Richard Merrell1

b. 22 September 1709
  • Richard Merrell was baptized on 22 September 1709 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York.1

Citations

  1. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 13. Richard; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Richard Merrell Jr.1

d. before 29 September 1760
  • Father*: Richard Merrell1
  • Mother*: Susanna Wells1
  • Also known as Richart Merrel.3
  • His will was dated on 2 February 1756 proved 29 Sep 1760. Richard Merrell, of Richmond County, being in good health. I leave to my wife Alse, £20 a year during her widowhood in lieu of dower, also my negro "Shelley." My son Richard and my daughter Alse are to pay the £20. I leave to my daughter Alse a plantation of 80 acres of land and 10 acres of meadow, which is in Philip Wells' patent, during her life and then to her children. Also a negro wench and a feather bed and bedding. I leave to my son Richard all the rest of my lands and meadows, messauges and tenements, and make him executor. Witnesses: Jonathan Allen, Johannes Huisman, Peter Houseman, John Merrell.2

Family: Elsie Dorland b. 12 May 1678

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 94:113. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S3097] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. VI. 1760-1766), Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1897 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1897), page 4. Abstracting Lib. 22, p. 228. Richard Merrell. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Wills v.6 1760-1766.
  3. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 12. Elsje; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.
  4. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 13. Richard; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Phebe Foster Merriam1

b. 29 July 1827, d. 30 April 1918
  • Father*: Cyrus Merriam1
  • Mother*: Catherine Huldah Tupper1

Family: William Denison Van Zandt b. 5 Apr 1825, d. 3 Dec 1875

Citations

  1. [S4067] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

Sarah Merriam1

b. 14 September 1665, d. 4 January 1740
  • Father*: William Merriam1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth Breed2
  • Sarah Merriam was born on 14 September 1665.2
  • She married first John Jenks, son of Joseph Jenks and Elizabeth.1
  • Sarah Merriam married second at Lynn, Massachusetts, on 10 February 1706/7 John Lewis, son of Edmond Lewis and Mary.1
  • Sarah Merriam died on 4 January 1740.2

Family: John Lewis b. 1630/31, d. 1710

Citations

  1. [S676] Robert Charles Anderson.Great Migration.org A Survey of New England:1620-1640, online http://www.greatmigration.org/. Sketches of emigrant ancestors., Sketch of Edmond Lewis. Retrieved Dec. 2008. Hereinafter cited as Great Migration.org.
  2. [S2285] George Harlan Lewis, Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants (Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1908), page 10. Hereinafter cited as Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Mass.
  3. [S2285] George Harlan Lewis, Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants (Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1908), page 11. Hereinafter cited as Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Mass.

Thankful Merriam1

Family: Reuben Manley

  • Mary Manley1

Citations

  1. [S363] Louis Stoughton Drake, The Drake Family in England and America 1360-1895, and the Descendants of Thomas Drake of Weymouth, Mass. 1635-1691 (Boston: L.S. Drake, 1896), page 43. Hereinafter cited as Drake Family in England & America.

Merrill1

  • Merrill married Bertha Green, daughter of William Green and Hannah.1

Citations

  1. [S2194] Ancestry.com, Acadia French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1670-1946., Online Database (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Original data: Gabriel Drouin comp., Drouin Collection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Genealogique Drouin, Victoria, Schedule B, Marriages. Hiram Brewer, age 29, residing at Plaster Rock, born at Durham, York Co., a bachelor, teamster, parents: Ensley Brewer & Miss Rogers; and Bertha Green Merrill, age 31, residing at North View, born at Woodland, Maine, USA, a widow, parents: Wm. Green and Hannah Hath___(cut off). Image acquired by Paul Brewer, Nov. 2008. Hereinafter cited as Drouin Collection.

Anne Merrill1

  • Anne Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Catharine Merrill1

  • Catharine Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Charlotte Merrill1

Citations

  1. [S2029] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.26. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

Charlotte Merrill1

  • Charlotte Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Jan Merrill1

b. before 1720, d. before 19 October 1747
  • Also known as John Meril.4
  • Also known as Jan Merel.2
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 25 July 1730.4
  • Administration of Jan Merrill's estate was granted on 19 October 1747, to wife Altie (John Merill of Richmond Co.).3

Family: Aeltje Bennet b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1440] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), 2:20. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  3. [S3209] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. IV, 1744-1753), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1895), page 484. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 4, 1744-1753.
  4. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

John Merrill1

d. between 25 July 1730 and 11 April 1743
  • John Merrill married Charity.1
  • John Merrill died between 25 July 1730 and 11 April 1743; (dates of will and proving).2
  • In 1730 John Merrill resided at Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York.2
  • His will was dated on 25 July 1730 John Meril of Staten island, being very sick, I leave to my wife Charity, all my estate during her widowhood. After her death I give to my son John all my lands and tenements and 1/2 the mill and appurtenances. I leave to my four daughter, Susannah, Catharine, Anne, and Charlotte, £200 each to be paid by my son John in installments. I make my brother, Richard Meril and Aerte Simson, my brother-in-law, executors. Witnesses: Jan Ral, Jacob Bennit, Richard Meril. Proved before Walter Dougan, Esq., April 11, 1743.2

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

John Merrill1

b. 14 September 1741
  • John Merrill was baptized on 14 September 1741 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; sponsors Jan Bennit, Aeltje Bennit.2,3
  • Also known as Jan Merel.2

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1440] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), 2:20. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  3. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 51. Jan; parents: Jan Merrel, Aeltie Bennit. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Johnie Geraldine Merrill1

b. 1901

Citations

  1. [S4157] "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved September 2011. C. K. Pinckney, Johnie Geraldine Merrill. FHL film #495041. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944.

Richard Merrill1

b. 22 April 1747
  • Richard Merrill was baptized on 22 April 1747 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; sponsor Elstye Merrill.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 57. Richard; parents: Johannes Merrel, Aaltye Bennet. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Sara Merrill1

b. 6 May 1745
  • Sara Merrill was baptized on 6 May 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; sponsor Geertruy Merrel.1,2
  • Although baptized the same day as her brother Simon, it is not believed they were twins. Sara may have been born about 1743, and her baptism was delayed.1

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 54. Sara; parents: Jan Merrel, Aeltie Bennet. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Simon Merrill1

b. 6 May 1745
  • Simon Merrill was baptized on 6 May 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; (no witness recorded).1,2

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 54. Seimon; parents: Jan Merrel, Aeltje Bennet. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Susannah Merrill1

  • Susannah Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Thomas Merrill1

b. 1790

Family: Sarah Hetfield b. bt 1785 - 1795, d. b 1 Apr 1884

  • Ann Merrill2
  • Mary Ten Eyck Merrill2
  • William Merrill2
  • John Merrill2
  • Thomas Merrill2
  • Sarah Jane Merrill2
  • James Hetfield Merrill2
  • Oliver Merrill2
  • George Merrill2

Citations

  1. [S4687] Frances S. Fast, Abstracts Letters of Administration of Richmond County New York 1787-1865 also Guardianship Papers 1802-1865, Typrscript, originals on file at the Surrogate's Office, St. George, Staten Island, New York. Second carbon of a set of five, February 7, 1941, Box 5, WIL RR-175, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Abstracting File #422, Book 2, p. 80.
  2. [S4688] Abraham Hatfield, The Descendants of Matthias Hatfield (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1954), page 83. Hereinafter cited as Desc. of Matthias Hatfield.

Hiram Merriman1

b. circa 1828, d. 9 March 1906
  • Hiram Merriman was born circa 1828 at Ohio.2
  • He married Mary Brewer, daughter of Willis Brewer and Catherine Huffman, at Ross Co., Ohio, on 9 May 1850.3
  • Hiram Merriman married Charlotte Henderson at Ross Co., Ohio, on 2 October 1877.4
  • Hiram Merriman died on 9 March 1906 at Ross Co., Ohio.5
  • Also known as Hiram Merryman.5
  • He appeared on the census on 17 June 1860 at Paxton, Ross Co., Ohio, Hiram Merriman, age 32, born in Ohio. Occupation and values for property not recorded. In the household are Mary Merriman (age 33), William Merriman (10), Sarah Merriman (8), Nancy Merriman (6), Ellen Merriman (4), George Merriman (2), Peter Merriman (1/12).2
  • He appeared on the census on 22 June 1870 at Twin, Ross Co., Ohio, Hiram Merriman, age 39, born in Ohio. Farm laborer. In the household are (all surnamed Merriman), Mary (age 35), William (18), Sarah (17), Nancy (15), Ellen (13), George (10), Charles (7), Newton (6), James (4), Mary (1).6
  • He appeared on the census on 10 June 1880 at Paxton, Ross Co., Ohio, Hiram Merriman, age 51, born in Ohio. Father born in Pennsylvania, mother in Virginia. Married. Fence builder. In the household are his wife Charlotte, son Edward, son Augustus, daughter Mary, son Charles and father-in-law Peter Henderson.7

Family 1: Mary Brewer

  • William Merriman2
  • Sarah Merriman2
  • Nancy Merriman2
  • Ellen Merriman2
  • George Merriman2
  • Peter Merriman2
  • Charles Merriman6
  • Newton Merriman6
  • James Merriman6
  • Mary Merriman6
  • Augustus Merriman7

Family 2: Charlotte Henderson b. c 1860

  • Edward Merriman7

Citations

  1. [S2308] Bertha C. Spencer, Three Hundred Years in America (1942; reprint Madras, Oregon: Sharon R. Brewer Dodge, 1988). William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. Privately printed. This work contains errors, among them the false account of Anneke Jans descent from William of Orange. The account of Pieter Adamsz Brouwer is also in error, and there may be other errors with the earlier Brouwer generations. Latter generations are recounted by descendants who lived in the latter part of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries, and the ancestors who they describe were their parents and grandparents. Appendix p.B. No additional information is provided. Further research is required .. Hereinafter cited as Three Hundred Years in America.
  2. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 1031, page 280, FHL film #805031. Hiram Merriman household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  3. [S3159] FamilySearch,"Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958", online http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/…. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 4,740,284 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. Retrieved November 2011. Hiram Merriman, Mary Brewer, FHL film #281639. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958.
  4. [S3159] FamilySearch,"Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958", online http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/…. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 4,740,284 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. Retrieved November 2011. Hiram Merriman, Charlotte Henderson, FHL film #281642. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958.
  5. [S3581] "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved November 2011. Hiram Merryman, age 76. FHL film #281658. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997.
  6. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 1263, page 864A, FHL film #552762. Hiram Merriman household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  7. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 1063, page 331D, ED 153, FHL film #1255063. Hiram Merriman household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Elizabeth Merrit1

b. circa 1767, d. 27 January 1837
  • Elizabeth Merrit was born circa 1767.1
  • She married first Towne.1
  • Elizabeth Merrit married second circa 1796 Hans Lassing, son of Pieter Lassing and Sara Buys.1
  • Elizabeth Merrit died on 27 January 1837.1
  • She was buried at Presbyterian Churchyard, New Hamburg, Dutchess Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S528] Donna G. Ewins, "Pieter Pieterse Lassen of Dutchess Co. & His Descendants", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vol.129-131 (1998-2000): 130:295. Hereinafter cited as "Pieter Pieterse Lassen of Dutchess Co."

Althea Merritt1

b. 19 July 1785, d. 20 March 1854
  • Althea Merritt was born on 19 July 1785.1
  • She married John Brower.1
  • Althea Merritt died on 20 March 1854.1
  • She was buried at Marlborough, Ulster Co., New York; in a cemetery east of Christ Church.1

Family: John Brower b. 8 Sep 1779, d. 9 Jul 1860

Citations

  1. [S5309] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, CEM MM-41, Cemetery East of Christ Church, Marlbourough, Ulster County, New York. From FHL film #931485. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Edna Lila Merritt1

Citations

  1. [S2189] Paul Brewer, Louise Ann Pidgeon, Register Report, 20 Nov 2008, Researched and compiled by Paul Brewer, New Brunswick, Canada. Received via e-mail from Paul Brewer by Chris Chester, Nov. 2008, Chris Chester, Kent, New York, Citing New Brunswick Provincial Birth Registrations, Vital Statistics and tombstone records.

Gilbert Carpenter Merritt1

b. 3 May 1824, d. 3 August 1892

Citations

  1. [S5471] Ada C. Haight and Frank C. Lewis, The Richard Washburn Family Genealogy, A Family History of 200 Years, Outlining the Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Washburn (Fifth Generation in America) with Some Connected Families (Ossining, New York: n.pub., 1937), page 526. Hereinafter cited as Richard Washburn Family Genealogy. Https://archive.org/details/richardwashburnf00haig.

Mary Merritt1

b. 18 March 1746, d. 9 March 1828
  • Father*: Merritt
  • Mary Merritt was born on 18 March 1746.2
  • She married Gabriel Manny, son of John Maney and Anne Wines, on 4 February 1770.1
  • Mary Merritt died on 9 March 1828.2
  • She was buried at Manny's Corners Cemetery, Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., New York.3
  • Also known as Margaret Merritt.4

Family: Gabriel Manny b. 11 Mar 1740, d. 28 May 1808

Citations

  1. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).V.5.0.
  2. [S1507] Kenneth B. Schoonmaker, Many Families Named Magny, Manee, Manney, Manny & Many (3 Vols. (Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, NY: Magny Families Association, 1986, 1989, 1990), v.1, p.23. Hereinafter cited as Many Families. Https://archive.org/details/manyfamiliesname01scho.
  3. [S1507] Kenneth B. Schoonmaker, Many Families Named Magny, Manee, Manney, Manny & Many (3 Vols. (Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, NY: Magny Families Association, 1986, 1989, 1990), v.1, p.24. Hereinafter cited as Many Families. Https://archive.org/details/manyfamiliesname01scho.
  4. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).V.4.19.

Stephen Merselis1

  • Father*: Nicholas Merselis1
  • Stephen Merselis married Nancy Hilton, daughter of Adam Hilton and Annatie Pare, at Dutch Reformed Churches of Helderbergh, Jerusalem, New Salem and Princetown, Albany Co., New York, on 24 October 1811 "Stephen Merselis, son of Nicholas of Guilderland, and Nancy Hilton, daughter of Adam of Guilderland."1

Citations

  1. [S1754] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Churches of Helderbergh, Jerusalem, New Salem and Princetown, New York, 1795-1855", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.94, 95 (1963, 1964): 95:49. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages of Dutch Reformed Churches, 1795-1855; NYGBR 94 (1963)."

Pieter Merselise1

d. 4 September 1681
  • Pieter Merselise is said to have died on 4 September 1681 (however, he appears as a sponsor for baptisms in 1682).1
  • Also known as Pieter Merselisen.2
  • Also known as Pieter Mercelis.3
  • Also known as Pieter Marcellus.1
  • He came from Brest in the ship Beaver on 9 May 1661, with his wife, four children ages 13, 6, 4, and 2, and two servants.1
  • He witnessed the baptism of Catreyn Duyts , daughter of Laurens Duyts and Grietje Jans, on 10 March 1667 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Mercelis and his wife).3
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Beeltje Dirckx van Oogsten , daughter of Dirck Janse Van Oogsten and Elisabeth Cornelis, on 24 March 1673 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Mersilise with his wife).4
  • On 18 August 1673 Appointed one of the schepens at Bergen, New Jersey.1
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Evert Gerritsz van Reenen , son of Gerrit van Reenen and Echtje Everts, on 7 October 1678 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Merselise, Geertruyt Gerrits, widow).5
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Elysabet Gerritsen , daughter of Gerrit Gerritszen and Neeltje Pieterse, on 18 April 1682 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Merselisen, Annetje Hermans).2
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Elysabet Pieters , daughter of Marcelis Pieters and Pieterje Idese van Vorst, on 18 April 1682 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Merselis, Hillitje Jans).6

Family:

Citations

  1. [S2795] Charles L. Demarest Washburn, "The Van Houten Family of Bergen, New Jersey", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 27-28 (1896-1897): 27:184. Hereinafter cited as "Van Houten, NYGBR 27-28 (1896-97)."
  2. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 27, no.97. Elysabet; parents: Gerrit Gerrtse Junior, Niesje Pieters. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  3. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 21. Catreyn; parents: Lourus Duyts, Grietje Jans. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  4. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 22. Beeltje; parents: Dirck Janse van vogsten, Elysabet Cornelis. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  5. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 24, no. 60. Evert, parents: Gerrit van Reenen, Echtje Everts. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  6. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 27, no.100. Elysabet; parents: Merselis Pieterse, Pietertje van de voorst. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."

Elena J. Mersereau1

Citations

  1. [S3372] 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.

Elizabeth Mersereau1

b. 9 November 1806, d. after 1870
  • Elizabeth Mersereau was baptized on 9 November 1806.1
  • She married John Burbank, son of Abraham Burbank and Helene Bennett, on 20 June 1827.1
  • Elizabeth Mersereau died after 1870.1

Citations

  1. [S3372] 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.

Helen Vanderbilt Mersereau1

b. 19 March 1812
  • Helen Vanderbilt Mersereau was baptized on 19 March 1812.1

Citations

  1. [S3372] 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.

Mareja Mersereau1

b. 1750
  • Father*: Jacob Mersereau1
  • Mother*: Fitye Rol1

Citations

  1. [S1043] Gale M. Roberts, "Gale M. Roberts Family Tree", Ancestry.com, World Tree Database at Ancestry.com.Apr 2005 No source citations.

Maria Ann Mersereau1

Citations

  1. [S3372] 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. [S3372] 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. [S3372] 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. [S3372] 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. [S3372] 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. [S209] 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. [S2343] 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. [S2398] 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. [S209] 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. [S2430] 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. [S2431] 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. [S390] 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. [S227] 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. [S2343] 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.

Henry Mershon1

  • Henry Mershon was named in the will of Stephen Burrows dated on 8 September 1790 Stephen Burrows, Sr. of Howell Twp., Hunterdon Co. Son Stephen, home plantation, farming utensils, 1 cow, 1 loom and a walking cane. He to pay 150 pounds in annual payments. Daughter Sarah Reeder, 6 silver spoons, 1 warming pan, 1 large Bible, and blue curtains. Remainder of movables to be sold and with the 150 pounds divided into six parts. Daughters Hannah Titus, Mary Baily, Charity Bennet, Eunice Rose and Sarah Reeder each 1/6 part and daughters of daughter Mercy Mershon, dec’d, 7/8 of the remaining 1/6 part. Grandson Benjamin Mershon and Peggy Mershon (wife of grandson Enos Mershon) the 1/8 of the remaining 1/6 part. Son-in-law Henry Mershon , the 12 pounds charged against him for a pair of oxen; tobe deducted fromhis daughter’s share. Exectors: son Stephen, son-in-law Ebenezer Rose, and grandson Stephen Titus. Wit.: Ephraim Woolsey, Ann Johnson and Nellie McGill. Codicil 11 Apr 1792. In case any legatee brings charges against the estate the amount is to be deducted from their share. Wit.: John Carpenter, Ephraim Woosley, Nellie McGill. Proved 1 Dec 1792. Inventory 29 Nov 1792 made by John Welling and Henry Baker. (Lib. 34, page 240, inventory File 1601J).1

Citations

  1. [S2343] 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. [S209] 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. [S227] 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. [S2398] 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. [S209] 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. [S227] 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. [S230] 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. [S105] 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. [S209] 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. [S3921] "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. [S58] 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. [S3921] "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.

Peter Mershon1

Citations

  1. [S5465] John Franklin Vallentine, The Roberts-Orme Ancestry, Volume I, Roberts, Muir, and Allied Families (n.p.: J. D. Roberts, 1994), page 54. Hereinafter cited as Roberts-Orme Ancestry v.1. http://books.google.com/books/about/…

Abigail Merwin1

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

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

Citations

  1. [S191] 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. circa 1623, d. 23 April 1697
  • Miles Merwin was born circa 1623.
  • He married first Elizabeth.2
  • Miles Merwin married second circa 1665 Sarah Platt, daughter of Richard Platt and Mary.1
  • Miles Merwin married third at Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, on 30 November 1670 Sarah.3
  • Miles Merwin died on 23 April 1697 at Milford, Connecticut; age 74.4
  • He settled at Milford, Connecticut, in 1665.4

Family 1: Elizabeth

Family 2: Sarah Platt b. b 1637, d. b 30 Nov 1670

  • Mary Merwin6
  • Martha Merwin6
  • Hannah Merwin6
  • Deborah Merwin6

Citations

  1. [S2147] Anonymous, Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1910), p.1424. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey.
  2. [S191] 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.
  3. [S191] Donald Lines Jacobus, compiler, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1976), p.521. Hereinafter cited as History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield.
  4. [S2151] 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.
  5. [S191] 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.
  6. [S2150] Rebecca Donaldson Beach, The Reverend John Beach and His Descendants (New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor Press, 1898), p.145. Hereinafter cited as Rev. John Beach and Descendants.

Miles Merwin1

b. 14 December 1658, d. 18 September 1724
  • 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. [S2151] 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. [S2151] 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. [S2151] 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. [S2151] 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
  • Thomas Merwin was born in 1654.1

Citations

  1. [S191] 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. [S209] 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. [S1658] 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. [S1426] "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. [S1440] 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. [S1440] 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.

David Meserole1

Family: Caty Bennet d. b 6 Mar 1812

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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."

Deborah Meserole1

b. say 1685

Citations

  1. [S1440] 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

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

Citations

  1. [S4712] 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.

Elizabeth Meserole1

Citations

  1. [S1658] 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): 95:204. Children of Jacob Bennet and Elizabeth Conselyea are according to Andrew Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick. States that she is a daughter of Jacob and Jannetje (Stryker) Meserole. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1658] 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): 95:204. Children of Jacob Bennet and Elizabeth Conselyea are according to Andrew Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick.. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."

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. [S1426] "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. [S4712] 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. [S512] 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. [S1440] 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. [S1440] 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. [S1749] 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. [S1440] 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. [S1440] 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. [S1440] 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. [S1440] 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. [S1749] 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. [S2806] 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. [S2806] 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. [S2806] 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. [S1440] 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

Family: George Elsworth Jr. b. 21 Dec 1692

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

Citations

  1. [S1440] 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. [S519] 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."

Jannetje Meserole1

Family: Peter P. Le Roy b. c 1752, d. bt 7 Feb 1818 - 1 Apr 1818

Citations

  1. [S1732] Prentiss Glazier, Le Roy Family of Dutchess County, New York: Capt. Frans Le Roy of Poughkeepsie and His Descendants (Sarasota, Fla.: the author, 1974), p.4. Hereinafter cited as Le Roy Family of Dutchess Co.
  2. [S1732] Prentiss Glazier, Le Roy Family of Dutchess County, New York: Capt. Frans Le Roy of Poughkeepsie and His Descendants (Sarasota, Fla.: the author, 1974), p.10. Hereinafter cited as Le Roy Family of Dutchess Co.
  3. [S1732] Prentiss Glazier, Le Roy Family of Dutchess County, New York: Capt. Frans Le Roy of Poughkeepsie and His Descendants (Sarasota, Fla.: the author, 1974), p.4, 10. Hereinafter cited as Le Roy Family of Dutchess Co.

Jeremiah Meserole1

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

Citations

  1. [S4712] 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 b. 1 Aug 1680, d. b 1712

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

Citations

  1. [S1440] 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. [S2806] 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. [S4712] 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. [S1440] 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.

Jannetje Mesier1

  • Father*: Pieter Jansen Meiser
  • Mother*: Marrietje Willemse

Citations

  1. [S1543] 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 64. Gysbert Van Imburg, j.m. Van Kings touwne, en Jannetje Messuer, j.d. Van N. Yorck, beyde wonende alheir. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.

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. [S2113] "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. [S2113] "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. [S2113] "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. [S2113] "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. [S2113] "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. [S2113] "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. [S4205] 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.