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Baptismal Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Flatlands, Long Island, New York 1785 -1791
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
Hendrick, Oct 13 1785, Nicholas Donley, Sarah Sickels
Balatie, Nov 21, Michael Van Cleef, Jane Hoogland, Peter Van Steenberg, Balatie Van Cleef
Catharina,, John Van Beuren, Sarah Van Duyne, Catharina Voorhees
Maria, Dec 26, Jeromus Lott, Lametje Rapelje
Sarah, Feb 5 1786, Steven Sprong, Margareth Lozier
Cornelia, Feb 5, Peter Wyckoff, Rhyme Denis, Isaac Denys, daughter Phebe
Cornelia,, Jeremiah Elsworth, Eva Slover, Thomas Elsworth, Rebecka do
Abraham, Feb 5[?], Peter Stoothoff, Leah Vderbilt
Abraham, April 23, Abraham Bennet, Antje Stillwell
Johanna, Jan 2 1787, Samuel Harris, Hendricka Remsen
Helena, April 8, Geroge Bennet, Nelly Finn
Maria,, Dirk Remsen, Elisabeth Duryee
Hendrik,, John Van Kerk, Rebecka Johnson
John, April 8 1787, Wilhelmus Van Nuys, Sarah do
Sarah, June 10, Joseph White, Jane Van Houten, Jane Post
Wynant,, Wynant Van Pelt, Helena V. derVeer, Cornelius Bennet
Phebe, Sept 7, Hendrik Suydam, Ida Cowenhoven, Hendrik Suydam, Rebecka Emans
John,, John Van Duyne, Nelly VanderHoven
Wilhelmus, Nov 9, Stephen Hubbard, Maria Ryder
Helena,, William Furman, Sytje Van Duyne, John Van Duyne, Helena Van Nuys
Hyltje, Nov 25, Abraham Stoothof, Elisabeth Bogart, Wilhelmus Stoofhoff, Hyltje Voorhees
Hyltje,, Peter Wyckoff, Hyltje Remsen
Jane,, Gerrit Wyckoff, Helena Selover, Gerrit Wyckoff, Rhyme Denys
Antje,, Wilhelmus Stoothof, Aletta Ryder, Sarah Stoothof
Ann Terhune, Dec 1, Anna Lott
William, Jan 6 1788, Benjamin Bennet, Jane Sprong
Maria, Feb 17, John Voorhees, Rensje Wyckoff, Hendrik VdVeer, Maria Voorhees
Cornelia, Sept 14 1788, Jeremiah Elsworth, Eva Selover, Thomas Elsworth, Rebecka do
Jeremiah,, Peter Stoothoff, Leah Vanderbilt
Barend, Oct 24, Peter Wyckoff, Rhymey Denys
Isaac, Oct 26, Samuel Harris, Hendrika Remsen, Isaac Remsen
Johannis, Dec 14, Stephen Sprong, Margaret Lozier
Richard, Feb 15 1789, Richard Stillwell, Maria Lake, Martha Stillwell
David, May 3, Benjamin Bennet, Jane Sprong, Folkert Sprong
Peter, May 21, Johannis Lott, Abigail Fish, Peter Scott, Maria do
Jane, July 12, Hendrik Okee, Maria Woodruff, Jane Post
Catharina, Dec 21, Isaac Remsen, Susanna Roberts
Roelof,, Abraham Van Brunt, ____ Wilson, Helena Van Pelt
Gerrit, Dec 27, John Voorhees, Rensje Wyckoff, Gerrit Wyckoff, Rhymey Denys
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