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THE BACKER FAMILY HOMEPAGE
and variants:

BAKER, BAKKER, & BACHER


Searching for Antecedants and Descendants
and
Family Connections
of Jacobus Backer (aka Jacob Baker)
Husband of Margrietie (Margaret) Stuyvesant
from Holland to New Amsterdam (now New York)

by
Audrey (Shields) Hancock

This web page and companion web pages are dedicated to all members of the BACKER family. Your contributions, data, stories, histories, additions, & corrections are solicited and welcomed. Your input is greatly appreciated, so please feel free to contact me, as we search for the ancestors and descendants of the various BACKER families.     Audrey (Shields)Hancock




Quick References


Jacobus Backer
and
Margaret Stuyvesant


History
and
Timeline
of
Margaret (STUYVESANT) BACKER


The
Nicholas
BA(C)KER
(BAKKER)
and
Catharine KROESEN
Family


BA(C)KER-WINANS Connection


BAKER
Family
1st generation
by
John
Milnes
Baker


Descendants
of
Jacobus
Backer
and
Margaret
Stuyvesant
by
Pam
Pavel

BACKER Family Forums & Discussion Lists


BACKER Gleanings

BACKER Lineages

REMBRANDT
Paintings
and
BACKERS
FAMILY







Resources for BACKER Information


BIBLIOGRAPHIC RESOURCES APPRECIATED. PLEASE SEND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION to Audrey.

BAKER,John Milnes, THE BAKER FAMILY and the Edgar Family of Rahway NJ and New York City.. Trumbull Publishing, Middletown, NY, 1972

BULLOCH, Joseph Gaston Baillie, M.D., A History and Genealogy of the Bayard and Related Families, 1919, James H. Dony, Printer, Washington, D.C., Call #CS71.B149.
We are cautioned by a seasoned researcher that this book is filled with inaccuracies concerning the Backer/Baker, Bayard, & Stuyvesant family connections, which include wrong dates, wrong children with wrong parents, etc.

FERNOW, Berthold, Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 anno Domini, Edited in 7 volumes.
(Source: Internet, 16 Mar 2000, E-mail to ASH from Lorine McGinnis Schulze says there are approximately 77 listings for Jacob BACKER; 2 for Hendrick de BAKER; & 2 for Jacob BAKER; & 3 for Margaret (STUYVESANT) BACKER)

FERNOW, Berthold, Records of New Amsterdam from 1653-1674, Vol. I, pp. 367-375 for tax Information
Recommended by   Howard SWAIN.

FERNOW, Berthold, Records of New Amsterdam from 1653-1674, Vol. V, pp. 221-225 for tax Information sorted by street
Recommended by   Howard SWAIN.

JAMESON, John Franklin, Narratives of New Netherland, 1909 (new ed. 1952)
Encyclopedia of World Biography indicates this book is informative.

JANVIER, Thomas A. Janvier, The Dutch Founding of New York, 1903.

KESSLER, Henry and Eugene RACHLIS, Peter Stuyvesant and His New York, 1959.
Encyclopedia of World Biography values this book as a most scholarly and readable study of STUYVESANT.

O"CALLAGHAN, E. B., The Documentary History of the State of New York, 1849

PICARD, Hymen Willem Johannes, Peter Stuyvesant, builder of New York, Cape Town: Hollandsch Afrikaansche Uitgevers Maatschappij, 1975.
Jean BOUTCHER says, "I seem to recall that it does contain some genealogical information."

PURPLE, Samuel S., Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York: Marriages from 11 Dec 1639 to 26 Aug 1801, Heritage Books, Inc., Reprint, 1977)

SCHULZE, Lorine McGinnis, The Olive Tree Genealogy, Index for New Netherland/New York

SELYNS, Domine Henricus, List of Members of the Dutch Reformed Chruch in New York in 1686, Arranged according to the Streets of the City, Year Book of the Holland Society of New York, 1916
Recommended by   Howard SWAIN.

STILES, Henry R. Stiles, A History of the City of Brooklyn, 3 Volumes (Vol. 1 - pub'd 1867; Vol. 2 - pub'd 1869; Vol. 3 - pub'd 1870), with biographies, old maps of Brooklyn, a list of the Township of Brooklyn inhabitants in 1738, and more.

Tax Lists of the City of New York: December, 1695--1699 July 15; published as Vols. 43 & 44 of Collections of the New York Historical Society, sorted by wards and with many different assessments covering the indicated period.
Recommended by   Howard SWAIN.

TOTTEN, John Reynolds, F.G.B.S, NYG&B Record, Oct. 1935: The Haughwout or Hagewout Family Notes

TUCKERMAN, Bayard, Peter Stuyvesant, 1893
Encyclopedia of World Biography says that although outdated, it is a valuable resource.
Gloria tells us, "The book named above is on-line through the Cornell MOA site:" Peter Stuyvesant On-Line

VALENTINE, D. T., Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York, 1866; pp. 805-809; sorted alphabetically by first name for 1674
Recommended by   Howard SWAIN.

VAN LOON, Hendrick Willem, Life and Times of Pieter Stuyvesant, 1918
Encyclopedia of World Biography concludes that this provides a provocative character interpretation of Peter Stuyvesant.


RESOURCES for GENERAL INFORMATION

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NEW YORK Genealogy and History

The New Netherland Project

Ancestral Things

Genealogical Journeys in Time: Van Woggelum: Jacobus Backer is mentioned.

Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York

Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association ..., Volume 11 by New York State Historical Association.

SHORTO, Russell, "The Island at the Center of the World": "The epic story of Dutch Manhattan, the forgotten colony that shaped America."




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Created: 15 March 2000
Revised: 01 December 2011