Burial Ground Inscriptions.
Reformed Protestant Dutch Burial Ground Inscriptions.198 Reformed Protestant Dutch Burial Ground Inscriptions.
Here lies the body of Jacobus Wynkoop, who departed this life the 4th of May, 1795, aged 74 years. [#167, Captain Jacobus Wynkoop - chw.]
Alida, wife of Mr. Jacob Wynkoop, who departed this life Oct. 16, 1794, aged 58 years and 5 days. [#167, Alida Koens Myers - chw]You that pass by, behold the scene and weep,
James I. Wynkoop, departed this life April 25, 1843 in the 52d year of his age. [#756, James J. Wynkoop - chw]
Cathalina Wynkoop, who died June 15, 1838, aged 67 years. [#420, Catalina Dunbar - chw.]
This was erected by her son Robert.
[The person employed to copy the foregoing inscriptions was directed to follow strictly the orthography of the stonecutters, but it is feared that errors have been committed in some cases, though it is hoped none will be found of a very serious nature.]
Munsell, Joel, The Annals of Albany, Volume VI, Albany, J. Munsell, 1850, pp. 198-199.
The numbers and notes above, refer to Richard Wynkoop's 1904 edition of the Wynkoop Genealogy in the United States of America.
I had assumed that Jacobus, as a longtime resident of Kingston, New York, would be buried there, but apparently I was wrong. Patricia Law Hatcher in her book, Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol. 4, Dallas, Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987, has this to say:
WYNCOOP Jacobus Albany rural cem, Albany NY 31
If anyone can tell me where this "rural cemetery" can be found, I'd appreciate hearing from you. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All my best,
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