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Baptisms in Gravesend, New York Church Records 1772-1782

The following is a transcription by Peter Divine, July 2001, from LDS Microfilm #1016877, Item #2. This is a microfilm of a handwritten transcript (p. 129-195) in possession of the Holland Society of New York, New York City. The transcription of original records was done by Dingman Versteeg into 2 ledger books which are items 1 & 2 on the microfilm. Only the front-side of each leaf was used (only the odd-numbered pages). The first book contains most of the records of the Dutch Reformed Church (Tarrytown, New York). The second book consists of the remainder of the Tarrytown records (pages 1-127) followed by the Gravesend records (pages 129-195). The Gravesend records are for baptisms, 1715-1720, 1743-1750, 1762-1805; members, 1763-1774, 1783-1805; elders and deacons, 1763-1805. Gravesend, Kings County, New York, is now a part of the Borough of Brooklyn in the city of New York.

Notes:

1. "do" means "ditto", used in place of re-writing the surname of the previously mentioned individual.
2. Notes and question marks in brackets [?] were inserted by Peter Divine in places where the microfilm was damaged or the handwriting of Dingman Versteeg was unreadable.
3. All other notes and question marks, including those in parenthese (), were inserted by Dingman Versteeg.
4. I did not transcribe the lists of elders and deacons (pages 129-137).

Churchbook of the Reformed Dutch Church of J. Christ gathered at Gravesend Containing election and ordination of Consistories, names of the baptized, members, and marriages.*

*No record of marriages could be found in the register

Records are the format: Child, Date, Parent, Parent, Witness, Witness, Witness

Gravesend Baptisms Page 157

  • Barent, May 10 1772, Jaques Johnson, Catrientje do, Barend Johnson, Neeltje do
  • Jannitje, May 10, Folkert Sprung, Leentje do, Folkert Sprung, Jannitje do
  • Sarah Fling [?], May 23, adult
  • Hendrick, June 7, Hendrick Wickhoff, Sarah do
  • Sarah, July 4, Mire Cole, Maaike do
  • Matje, Aug 15, Richard Stillwell, Antje do
  • Hermanus,, Hermanus Barkulo, Elisabeth do
  • Jannitje, Dec 5, Samuel Kiersted, Jannitje do, David Brouwer, Jannitje do
  • Aaltje, Dec 25, Rutgert Van Brunt, Aaltje do
  • Jacobus, March 15 1773, Barnardus Ryder, Femmetje do, Jacobus Ryder, Jannitje do
  • Jannitje,, Garret Williamson, Laantje do, John Buyce, Jannitje do
  • Maria, April 11, Hendrik Van Cleff, Ida do, Rem Van Cleff, Maria do
  • John Skinner, May 19, adult
  • Martha, May 19, Jacobus Bennet, Engeltje do, Martha Benson

Gravesend Baptisms Page 159

  • Maria, May 19 1773, John Skinner, Lea do, Petrus Broer, Maria do
  • Antje,, Jeremias Stillwell, Ann do
  • Jannitje,, Pheben Voorhose, Stephen do, Barnardus Ryder, Jannitje do
  • Jacobus, May 7 1774, Jan Voorhees, Jantje do
  • Isaac, March 8, Barnardus Ryder, Femmetje do, Isaac Denyse, Sytje do
  • Neeltje, Nov 17, Pieter Johnson, Sally do, Barend Johnson, Neeltje do
  • Joost, Nov 17, Hermanus Barculo, Elisabeth do, Joost Deryee
  • Anna Maria, Nov 17, Gerrit Williamson, Catriena do
  • Engeltje, Feb 1 1778, Bernardus Ryder, Femmetje do
  • Nicholas, May 12 1781, Rev Martinus Schoonmaker
  • Aaltje,, Samuel Hubbard, Catriena do
  • Johannis, May 26, Johannis Wyckhoff, Annatje do
  • William, May 26, Wilhelmus Stoothoff, Charity Ryder, John Ryder

Gravesend Baptisms Page 161

  • Nicholas, Sep 8 1781, Edward Jones, Elisabeth do
  • Gerrit, Sep 10, Samuel Stryker, Maria do
  • Maria, Nov 22, Barend Johnson, Rem Van Cleef Trintje [sic]
  • William, Feb 10 1782, John Gleen, Tryntje do
  • Richard, March 8, Joost Stillwell, Anna do
  • Hendrik, March 31, Hendrik Van Cleef, Ida do, John Van Cleef
  • Hendrik, May 24, Richard Stillwell, Maria do
  • Catriena, July 25, Peter Williamson, Aaltje do
  • Ida, Aug 18, Rem Williamson, Susannah do, Ida Williamson
  • Bernardus, Nov 9, John Vorhest, Jannitje do, Bernardus Ryder
  • Martha,, William Van Dyck, Jannitje do, Maria Van Cleef
  • Jannitje, Nov 23, Lourance Ryder, Tryntje do, Ida Lake, Court do
  • Bernardus,, Albert Voorhest, Anna do


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