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New Netherland New York Genealogy
Baptismal Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Flatlands, Long Island, New York 1796 - 1799
The following is a transcription by Peter Divine, July 2001, from LDS Microfilm #17637. This is a microfilm of a handwritten transcript in possession of the Holland Society of New York, New York City. The transcription of original records (and translation from Dutch to English) was done by Dingman Versteeg into a ledger book. Only the front-side of each leaf was used (only the odd-numbered pages), except for the frontispiece on page 152. The microfilming was done in reverse order, beginning with page 231 and ending with page 152. Flatlands is now a part of the Borough of Brooklyn in the city of New York.
Notes from Peter Divine:
- "do" means "ditto", used in place of re-writing the surname of the previously mentioned individual.
- Notes and question marks that I inserted are enclosed in brackets [?].
- All other notes and question marks, including those in parentheses (), were inserted by Dingman Versteeg.
- In Dingman Versteeg's handwriting, the capital "L" is virtually indistinguishable from the capital "S", and the small "h" is indistinguishable from the small "k". Thus, what I have transcribed as "Sytje" may in some cases really be "Lytje", and what I have transcribed as "Fish" may really be "Fisk".
- I have carefully used commas as placeholders. For example, "Jacobus, Aug 17, 1748, Jacobus Wyckhof,, Sara Amerman wife of Pieter Wyckhof" indicates that Sara Amerman was listed under the "Witnesses" column [Lorine's note: meaning that the mother of baby Jacobus is not given, which you can see by the two commas and a blank space where the mother's name should be], while "Nicholas, April 6, Nicholas Schenk, Willempje Wyckoff" indicates that Willempje Wyckoff was listed under the "Parents" column.
Orderbook is MSS in Long Island Historical Society
- Margaret, bo May 8 June 5 1796, Michael Sise[?], Catharina Hubbard
- Maria, bo March 20 April 17, John Barclay, Maria Selover, Isaac Selover
- Peter,, Isaac Van Cleef
- Catline, bo July 19 Aug 14, Denys Van Dyne, Catline Stoothof
- Elias Hubbard, Sept 6, Bernardus Ryder, Phebe Denys
- John,, Daniel Bennem, Helena Johnson
- Deborah, Nov 19, Roelof Voorhees, Grace Childs
- Gerrit, bo Jan 26 March 5 1797, Cornelius Stoothoff, Aletta Van Dyne
- Maria, bo Feb 10 March 5, Hendrik Okee, Maria Woodruff
- Sarah, bo March 25 Apr 16, John Van Houten, Catharina Wooley, Sarah Van Houten
- Johanna, May 7, Israel Woolsey, Catharina Van Pelt
- William,, Jeremiah Elsworth, Eva Selover
- Susan, May 16, Susan Roberts, widow of Isaac Remsen
- John, bo April 6 May 28, John Voorhees, Rensje Wyckoff
- Adriana, bo Sept 25 Oct 22 1797, Jacob Voorhees, Martha Hageman, Abram Voorhees, Maria VanderVeer
- Garrit, bo Sept 11, Abraham Wyckoff, Deborah Stootoff
- Hyltje, Nov 10, Abraham Stoothoff, Elisabeth Bogart, Hyltje Stoothoff
- Sarah,, Peter Wyckoff, Abigail Lott
- Jane, bo Nov 30 1793 Nov 26, Simon Vooris, Esther Pettit
- Simon, bo Aug 25 Nov 26, Simon Vooris Esther Pettit
- William, Dec 22, Samuel Harris, Hendrika Remsen
- Nicholas, bo Nov 25, John Schenk, Antje Willemse
- John, bo Nov 26 Dec 31, John Barclay, Maria Slover
- Benjamin, Jan 14 1798, Benjamin Bennet, Jane Sprong
- Abraham, Feb 25, Abraham Rapelje, Sarah Wyckoff
- Barend Johnson, bo Feb 2 March 18, Peter Lake, Jane Johnson
- Daniel, bo Feb 13, Henry Murray, Margareth Labagh.
- Johannis, March 18, Johannis Lott, Johanna Harris
- Catharina, bo Aug 15 Sept 14 1798, Michael Sise[?], Catharine Hubbard
- Johanna & Susanna,, adult black women
- Aletta, Oct 28 bo Oct 1, Daniel Bennum, Nellie Johnson
- John, bo Sept 25, Abraham Voorhees, Maria Lott
- Elsje, bo Jan 11 Feb 24 1799, Benjamin Hinkjman, Catharina VderVoort
- Johannis, bo Feb 19 March 31, John Van Houten, Catharina Wooley
- Maria, Apr 20, John Barclay, Maria Selover
- Helena,, Joseph White, Jane Van Houten
- Henry, bo Mar 25 May 5, Israel Woolsey, Catlina Van Pelt
- Cornelius, June 19, Cornelius Stoothoff, Aletta Van Dyne
- Samuel, bo Sept 16 Oct 13, Johannis Lott, Johanna Harris
- Arabella, bo Aug 14 Oct 13, Simon Voores, Esther Pettit
- Antje, Nov 3, Douw Duryee, Anna Boerum
- Barend, Dec 15, John Voorees, Rensje Wyckoff
- Sarah, Dec 25 1799, Barend Wyckoff, Helena Van Pelt
- Rem Hegeman, bo Dec 25 Dec 29, Jacob Voorhees, Martha Hegeman, Rem Hegeman, Jane Ditmars
- Peter, bo Dec 22 1799 Feb 2 1800, Abraham Wyckoff, Deborah Stoothoff, Hyltje Remsen
- Maria, Feb 23, Johannis Bergen, Rebecka Stryker
- Peter, Apr 15, Peter Wyckoff, Abigail Lott
- Freelove, Apr 5[?], Garrit Cosine, Elsje Van Brunt
- James,, Henry Murray, Margareth Labagh
- Andrew, May 11, Peter Lake, Jane Johnson
- Tryntje, bo May 2 June 1, Jacob Lane, Susannah Van Coort
- Jan, bo April 14 June, John Schenck, Antje Williamsen
- Phebe Wyckoff, June 15, Stephen Lott, Phebe Elderts
- Nelly, bo May 12 June 15, Cornelius Stoothoff, Aletta Van Dyne
- Peter, bo May 31 July 4, Garret Wyckoff, Maria Voorhees