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Richard Phil lops,
Sarah.



parentes.



parentes.



INFANTES.

1785.

William (Credo), b.
Aug'. i6th, 1785,
bap. Sept. 7th, 1785.
Daniel, b. Aug'. loth,
1785, bap. Octbr.
24th, 1785.
Catharina, b. Novbr. ^
i2th, 1782. I

I John, b. June 19th, )> Parentes

1785, bap. Octbr.
I 24th, 1785.
Mary, b. Sept. 12th,
1785, bap. Novb^
12th, 1785.
Gertroud, b. Octb^
i2th, 1785, bap.
Novb^ i2th, 1785.
Elisabeth, b. Octb - .
ist, 1785, bap.
Novb^ 27, 1785.
Susanna, b. Oct. 5th,
1785, bap. Nov''.
27th, 1785.
Fronica Gertroud,
b. Octobr. 29th,
1785, baps. De-
cemb. ist, 1785.
Mercy, b. Decembr.
17th, 1785, bap. ej.
22, 1785.
Jacob,b.Septbr. nth,
1785, bap. Decem-
br. 23d, 1785.
Isaac, b. Novbr. 15th,
1785, bap. Decbr.
27th, 1785.
William and Mary, ]
twins, b. Novbr. ^
7th, 1785, bap. Jan- ^Parentes.
uar. 2d, 1786. J

Andreas, b. Novbr.
25th, 1785, bap.
Jan. 8th, 1786.
Andrew, b. Novbr.
23d, 1785, bap.
Jan. 8th, 1786.
Mary, b. March 24th,
1783, bap. Febr.
2d. 1786.
{To be continued.)



TESTES.



Parentes.

Godfr. Rynhard &
uxor.

Charles Eversohl
& uxor.

parentes.



Jacob Klein Sen'
& uxor.



Parentes.



Parentes.



Frederik Fritz,
Sen^ & uxor.



Parentes.



Parentes.



Parentes.



204 Onondaga County Records — //g^. [Oct.,

ONONDAGA COUNTY RECORDS— 1792.



Contributed by L. D. Scisco.



(Continued from Vol. XXXII., p. 160 of The Record.)

The word illiterate inserted after names in tfiis record indicates that the individuals
signed with an +.

1792.

In this year the immigration to the Onondaga country took on
still greater strength and the transfers of title by ex-soldiers
living farther east continued to be active. The greater part
of the military lands was by the close of the year in the hands
of speculators and investors who began to make contracts of
sale with actual settlers. The demand for western titles
brought into the market many claims held by heirs of former
soldiers and the number of transfers of this sort during 1792
is very noticeable and is of special interest to geneaolgical
workers.
Akins, James; late soldier Art. Regt., transfers to Ichabod Rog-
ers of Sharon, Conn. Joshua Purdy, Anna Quick, wits.
Date, Mch. 27.
Allen, Amasa, of Hebron, Washington Co.; late soldier N. Y.
line, transfers to Ashur Huggins of Rupert, Vt. Acknowl-
edged before Justice Sheldon at Rupert, Vt. Date, June 2.
Allen, George; late soldier Art. Regt., transfers to William Camp-
bell, lot 23— Tully. Thomas Prentiss, Willard Strong, wits.
Date, Jan. 4.
Barrick, Samuel; late soldier ist Regt., deceased before Jan. 5,
1792, on which date his heir-at-law, Dirck Barrick of Unadilla,
yeoman, transfers title in lot 65— Manlius. Dirck Barrick,
on Mch. 8 deposes that he is eldest brother of decedent and
that decedent has not left children or elder branch of family
excepting himself, who might have legal title.
Bateman, John, of Quebec, Lower Canada; gentleman, late lieu-
tenant Livingston's Regt., gives power-of-attorney to Elmer
Gushing of Montreal to dispose of land. Date, Oct. 18.
Bebe, Boonerges, of New London, Conn.; late soldier Smith's
company, 2nd Regt., transfers to Joseph Emerson of same
place, lot 57 — Marcellus. Date, Oct. 4.
Benson, William; late soldier in N. Y. line, deceased before
March 15, 1792 on which date his heir, James Flitcher of
Saratoga Co., transfers lot 95— Lysander. "Said Benson's
mother was said Flitcher's full aunt, viz.; Sarrah Flitcher,
the sister of full blood of Leonerd Flitcher, who was father
of said James Flitcher, said Flitcher being cousin of full
blood to the said William Benson, lately a soldier, deceased."
Blank, Cornelius, of Montgomery Co.; late of Van Schaick's Regt.,
transfers to John Hess of Montgomery Co. Acknowledged
before Justice Thorn in Montgomery Co. Date, June i.
Bloom, Albert, of Kinderhook Town; late soldier ist Regt., illiterate,
transfers to Elihu Gridley of same place. Date, March 24.



^90i-] Onondaga County Records— 17Q2. 20 '

Bogert Isaac, of Albany; merchant, transfers to Jeremiah Gold
of Herkimer Co, lot 37-Pompey. Date, Aug. 14

r^^ ^""11 'fT= ^^% 1°^^^^" '^^ ^^^^•' transfers to William
Campbell, lot lo-Fabms. Thomas Prentiss, Charles Boman
wits. Date, Dec, 15. '

Brock Nathaniel; late private in N. Y. line, deceased before
March 17, 1792, on which date his eldest brother and heir-at-
law, Benoni Brock of Montgomery Town, yeoman, transfers
lot 44 — iully. '

Brockway, Russel, of Ulster Co.; late private 2nd Regt.. transfers
n„i '°p! !?l?n';t!f °iy^'!rC°. !°' 9-Tully. Date, Jan. ,.



Bms Peter, of Coeyman's Town; illiterate, transfers to Nathaniel
Ogden of same place, lot 78-Manlius. Date, March -i

Carman, Willet of Hempstead Town; illiterate, transfers to Wil-
ham Ely of Poughkeepsie, lot i-Fabius. Date, July 10

Casey, Robert, of Mohawk Town; farmer, late soldier ist Re^t
transfers to David McMaster of Mohawk Town. Acknowl-



J J 1 J- T -T — -— "^i-^x wj. xviijiiawK J. own. iiCKnowi-
edged before Judge Fisher in Montgomery Co. Date, Nov :;
Chacey, Stephen; late soldier in N. Y. line, deceased before June

Won r^. .' ^^\^ ^^' heir-at-law, John Cheacy of Wash-
mgton Co., transfers lot 35— Manlius

Charlesworth John _M of Canajoharie; transfers to Philip Van
Alstme of Canajoharie and Simon Veeder of Caughnawao-a
lot 54— Manlius. Date, Feb 8 *' ''^^^'^^'^^

^^'^fnf ' J° M^^= \f ^ '"^^1^1" ^'i: ^^^^■' transfers to Moses Wells,
dLcI^ ' J°^^^^^^ ^2.nd^\\, wits!

Cogden, John of Schenectady; transfers to James Crawford of
Saratoga, lot 51— Camillus. Date, Feb 2

Collins James of Schenectady; transfers to Michael O'Brien of
Schenectady, lot 93— Camillus. Date, Apl 2

Cunningham John of Ulster Co.; yeoman, transfers to John Mc-
Lean of New York City. Acknowledged before Justice Dti-
bois m Ulster Co Grantor deposes that he has left his arm v

rt;ed.%aTf Jam f '" '^"""^^"^' ^' ^^^^^^^^ ^^ ^5 bor'
Curvin, Edward of Ulster Co.; late private 2nd Regt transfers

mt^erMayto"""'''"^ '° ^^^^^^^' Kellog, Jr., of Saratoga Co
Dailey, Robert of Ulster Co.; late matross Art. Regt., transfers to

James B. Clarke of New York, lot 68-Lysander Date Tan Vc
Dobson, John of Orange Co. ; late soldier, transfers to nVury a"

Towsend of Orange Co., lot 56-Pompey. Date, Feb 7^
Dodge, Richard; late fifer 2nd Regt., transfers to Edward ^Os-

Date, Nov'^^r^^^ "^^^ ^^"^^^ ^^^^^' ^"^^ ^^^^-' -^^■
Dodge, Samuel, of Baltimore, Md.; transfers toTheodosius Fowler
of New York City, lot 69-Lysander. Acknowledged before
Master-m-Chancery John Ray. Date, Jan. 20 ^
^^f'^rs^rFdmo.^d'^^^^^ late soldier xstiegt., illiterate, trans-
Site Mat^? ^ ''' ""^ Fredenckstown, lot 57-Manlius.



Date, May 12.



2o6 Onondaga County Records— J'jg2. [Oct.,

Elliott, Henry; late soldier in corps of sappers and miners, de-
ceased before April 28, 1792, when an heir, Jacob Elliott of
Ulster Co., transfers lot 87— Pompey. Another heir, Isaac
Elliott of Marlborough Town, transfers on May 14, 1792 same

Fletcher, David, of Hampshire Co., Mass.; late matross Art. Regt.,
transfers to Doctor Elijah Fobes of same place. Acknowledged
before Justice Taylor in Hampshire Co. Date, Jan. 10.
Fletcher, Lawrence, alias Samuel; late soldier in N. Y. line, de-
ceased before Oct. 5, 1792, on which date his "eldest brother
of full blood and only heir-at-law" James Fletcher of Con-
necticut but at present of Saratoga Co., farmer, transfers lot
y8_Pompey. Grantor deposes before Justice Youngs in Sar-
atoga Co., that he is eldest brother of decedent and has made
no prior transfer. Date, Oct. 5.
Frederick, John, of Philadelphia; late soldier ist Regt., transfers
to Evander Childs of New York City. Sworn as to no prior
sale before Alderman Baker in Philadelphia. Date, June 2.
Gibson, Robert; late private, deceased before Feb. 20, 1792, when
his heir-at-law and administrator, James Barkley, Jr., of
Montgomery Town, transfer lot 97— Camillus. Date, Feb. 20.
Gilbert, John, of Stillwater Town; illiterate, transfers to Ezekiel
Sayles of Stillwater Town and Rufus Price, Jr., and Elijah
Price of Milton, lot 12— Marcellus. Date, August 27.
Gregg, James; deceased before Sept. 18, 1792, when Nathan
Brewster of Montgomery Co., administrator, and Alexander
Stewart of New York City, transfer lots 51— Homer, 45—
Manlius, 51— Romulus. Sale is made on a probate court
order to pay debts of deceased.
Hill, Obadiah, of Waterbury, Conn.; served in Art. Regt., from
'1777 to 1783, transfers to Capt. Leavenworth of Waterbury,
lot 98— Marcellus. Acknowledged before Justice Hopkins in
New Haven Co. Date, Jan. 16.
Illig Conrat, of Herkimer Co.; late soldier, with wife Catharma,
transfer to Thomas Ruggles Gold of Herkimer Co., lot 36—
Pompey. Acknowledged before Judge Starring in Herki-
mer Co. Date, July 28. , . r r
Keating, Thomas; late corporal Art. Regt., noted m transfer ot
Jan. 19, 1792 as having previously transferred to George
Fisher.
Kellem, Reuben; acknowledges on March 20, 1792 before Judge

Sufeern in Orange Co., his earlier transfer of July 2, 1789.
Knights William, of Queens Co.; late soldier, illiterate, transfers
to Jeremiah Brower, Jr., of Kings Co., lot 60— Manlius. Ack-
nowledged before Master-in-Chancery James M. Hughes.

Date, Dec. 31. ,,..., r i.

Lee William, of Saratoga Town and wife Abigail; transfer to
William McKown of Albany, lot 1 2— Camillus. Date, July 26.

Lewis Samuel, of Albany and wife Sarah; transfer to John Tay-
lor of Albany, lots 84— Pompey, 97— Ulysses. Acknowledged
before Master-in-Chancery Jeremiah Lansingh. Date, July 4.
( To be continued^



rgoi.]



Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York.



207



RECORDS OF THE REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH IN
THE CITY OF NEW YORK.— Baptisms.



(Continued from Vol. XXXII., July, 1901, p. 152, of The Record.)



A* 1800.
[184.]



OUDERS.

Philip Minthorn,
Sophia Waldron.

John Van Orden,
Elizabeth Biit-
tersworth.

James Hunt, Cath-
arine Sleght.

David Skaates,
Mary Blank.

John Michaels,
Elizabeth Morris.



July 13. John Van Den-

bergh, Ann Dela-

mater.
Harmon Retan,

Cloe Lobdell.
Conradus Vander-

beek, Sarah Van

Winkle.
Cornelius Meyers,

Charity Meyers.
John Van Alst,

Magdaline Bo-

gert.
Pearson Halstead,

Jane Sherwood.



20.



27.



31-



[185.]
Aug^ 3.



Donald M^ Leod,
Ann Masterton.



JohnMartine, Maria
Stevens.

Albregt Boas, Jo-
hanna Elizabeth
Van Holten.



KINDERS. GETUYGEN.

Catharine,

b. 1 1 May.
Amelia,

b. 21 May.

Sarah, b. Sarah Dawson.

25 June.
Richard

Varick, b.

12 June.
Theophilus
Beekman,

b. 9 June.
Abam, b.

i4March.

Susanna,
b.6March.
Abraham,
b.i4june.



Cornelius,
b.25 June.
Margaret,
b.iojune.

Phebe
Eliza, b.
2 July.

Henry
Master-
ton, b. 16
June.

Maria, b.

4 July.
Christian

William,

b.23july,

1797.
Alida

Ann,b.ii

Ap ril,

1800.



Henry Masterton, Mar-
garet Masterton.



208



Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York.



[Oct,,



A° 1800. OUDERS.

10. Casparus Blawvelt,

Elenor Paulding.

11. J ames Rykman,

Mary Harsin.
18. Thomas Salter,

Charlotte D a y -

ton.
21. Thomas Demarest,

Lena Nagle.

23. James Baily,Catha-

rineBrinckerhoff.

24. James Oakley,

Vrowtje Debois.
26. Abraham Brower,

Elizabeth Stoii-

tenburgh.
28. John Hathorn,

Mary Brooks.

Harmanus Tall-
man, NancyCole-
man.



29.



Abraham Waldron,
Elizabeth Crom.



[186.]



31. Peter Van Houten,
Maria Van Hou-
ten.
Sept. 5. William P. Roome,
Deborah Parsells.

Joseph Maxwell,
Margaret Lea-
cock.

William Cussen,
Catharine H a r -
ley.

Jacob P. Roome,
Nelly Hoogland.

James Van Den-
bergh, Maria
Voorheis.
9. Jacob Van Devoort,
Phebe Smith.

11. James Bogert, Jtin-

ior, Elizabeth
Benezet.

12. James Wade, Sarah

Meyers.



KINDERS.

Eliza, b.

28 June.
Rachel,b.

4 Jiiue.
Catharine

Maria, b.

28 July.
Sarah, b.

16 July.
Sarah

Ann,b.3o

July.
Margaret.

Elizabeth,
b. 30 July.

John

Brooks,b.

9 Aug^

Catharine
Corneli-
son, b. 18

July.

John, b. 2
Aug^



Elizabeth,
b.IoAug^

Ann, b. 8

Aug\
Amelia,

b. 21 July.

Rebecca,
b . 20
March.

William,
b. I Aug\

Abraham,
b. I Aug*.

Mary, b.

22 Aug'.
Riissel

Grafee,b.

26 June.
Andrew,

b. 4Aug^



GETUYGEN.



Daniel D. Clark, Sarah,
his Wife.



Elizabeth
burgh.

John Brooks.



Stouten-



Barent Waldron, Mar-
tyntje, his wife.



1901.] Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York.



>09



A* 1800. OUDERS.

14. Abraham Hoog-
land, Maria On-
derdonk.

18. Henry M. Van Sol-

ingen, Lett}^ Stiy-
dam.
28. Peter Pulis, Jane
Archibold.
[187.] DavidBog-ert, Cath-
arine Ackerman.
Jacob Day, Hannah
Van Orden.
Oct. 10. John Odell, Ann
Kip.

12. John D. Miller,
Elizabeth L e a -
craft.

Gamaliel Smith,
Mary R. Lea-
craft.

James Brard, Jane
Black.

19. Hendrick Banta,

Maria Bogert.
26. Jacob Boerum,
Hannah Thome.

John Van Gelder,
Susanna Heber-
ton.

Abraham Pulis,
Mary Van Pelt.

Garrit Neasie, Mar-
garet Garrison.

John Beekman,
Mary E. P. Bed-
low.

3. William L. Vande-

voort, Margaret

Bruce.
9. Henry Saunderson,

Mary Tiebout.
Jonathan Speader,

Catharine Van

Voorheis.
John Van Allen,

Mary Horn.

14



[18:
Nov



5-]



KINDEXS. GETUYGEN.

Maria, b.
1 1 Atig'.

Henry, b. Reynier Suydam, Eliz-
22 Aug*. abeth, his wife.



Eve, b. 12
Jvine.
J ohn, b.

19 Aiig'.
John, b. 2

Sept.
Maria, b.

16 June,

99-

John Lea-
craft, b.
23 Sept.,

99-
MaryMel-

lows, b.

29 Sept.,

1800.
Jane,b. 27

Aug^
Maria, b.

15 Sept.
W^.Nich-

olas,b. 23

June.
Garrit, b.

26 Sept.



Thomas Stagg, Maria,
his wife.



Mary, b. 7

Sept.

Margaret,
b. 23 Sept.
Mary, b.

15 Sept.



Robert

Brtlce, b.

29 Aug^
Sarah, b.

7 Oct.
Mary, b.

14 July.

Eliza, b.
II Sept.



2IO



Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York.



[Oct.,



A° 1800. OUDERS.

David Enne}^, Mary
Retan.

David Berdan, Su-
sanna Simmons.

Thomas Volk,Abby
Garritson.

Cornelius Heyer,
Jane Kip.

23. Abraham Whitten,
Catharine Blati-
velt.

Abraham Ferdon,
Phebe Jones.

Cornelius B a n t a ,
Catharine Brush.

John Debois, Cath-
arine Ferdon.

[189.] David Ackerman,
Elizabeth Arents.
Dec. 7. Colin Van Gelder
Forbes, Elizabeth
Bullock.
12. Charles P. Poineer,
Elizabeth Van
Embergh.
14. Lawrence Moore,
* Jane Day.

Jacob Van Zaam,
Rachel Banta.

Daniel Westervelt,
Siisanna Sed-
man.

17. Abraham Bokee,

Margaret Car-
mer.

18. Jonathan Toms,

Cornelia Meyers.
21. George Vroom,Wil-
lempje Van Ars-
dalen.

Peter Gross, Rebec-
ca Wiggins.

John Van Kleeck,
Hannah Camp-
bell.

Jacob Skaates, Ra-
chel Stymets.



KINDERS.

John, b.

17 Aug*.
Margaret,

b.24Sept.
Caty, b. I

Oct.
Edward

Peter, b.

21 Sept.
Catlyntje,

b. 14 Oct.

Catharine,
b. 29 Oct.

John, b. I
Oct.

W". Fer-
don, b. 4
Aug'.

Abraham,
b. 7 Oct.

Catharine
Ann, b. 9
Nov.

David, b.
30 Oct.

Sarah, b.

16 Nov.
M ar r a -

grietje,

b. I Nov.
John, b.

30 Oct.

Sarah, b.
2 Nov.

Andrew,
b.i6Nov.

Sarah, b.
23 Sept.

Peter, b.

22 Oct.
Levine,b.

26 Nov.

Tunis Van
Pelt, b. 22
Nov.



GETUVGEN.

John Retan.



John Banta, Ann, his
wife.

William Ferdon, Han-
nah, his wife.



David Pulisvelt, Marra-
grietje, his wife.



Teiinis & Lucretia Van
Pelt.



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Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York.



21 I



A* 1800. OUDERS. KINDERS. GETUYGEN.

[190.] Isaac Thorn, Jane Jane Ma- John Trimble, Abigail
Lamb. ria, b. 13 Thorn,

feb.
John Downs, Catli- Corneliiis
arine Trumale. Hoffman,

b. 22 Nov.
22. Hendrick Retan, Geo. Mall George Mall.
Ann Lent. Herman,

b.25Sept.



25. Matthew Van Or- , b.

den. 20 Nov.

28. Peter Jerome, Eliz- George.

abeth Lentz.

29. William Janeway, Sarah

Sarah Van Zandt. Ann, b. 5
dec.



Peter P. Van Zandt,
vSarah Van Zandt.



CORRECTIONS OF BAPTISMS AS PRINTED.



1640. Mar. 18.
" 25.
July I. Eodem.

Aug. 12.

Sep. 7.

Eodem.



" 30

1641. Sep. 8
Nov. 24
Dec. 8

1642. Apl. 21
May 4
June 9
Aug. 3
Oct. 5



Eodem.



For Andries hiides read Andries Hudes.
For Abraham Jsaacszen read Isaacszen.
Omit the comma after Janszen in the

name Gerrit Janszen Van Aldenburgh.
Among witnesses read Arieantje Curlaer

instead of Ariaartje Curlaer.
Place a period between Volkert Everts-

zen and Vrouwtje Gerrits among the

witnesses.
Omit the comma after Jan Pieterszen so

as to read Jan Pieterszen Van Huysen.
Omit the comma after Jan Franszen so as

to read Jan Franszen Van Huysen.
Among witnesses for Abraham Jsacszen

read Abraham Isacszen.
Among witnesses, after Sarah Cornelis

insert a period.
Omit the comma after Janszen so as to

read Hans Janszen Van Noortstrant.
Name of child baptised should be Isaacq

instead of Jsaacsen.
Omit the period and comma so as to read

Gerrt Janszen Van Oldenburgh.
Omit the comma after Janszen so as to

read Jan Janszen Platneus.
Omit the period after Taback so as to

read Jan Hermanszen Taback planter.
Among children baptised for Jsac read

Isac.



2 I 2 Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York. [Oct.,

1643. Apl. 19. Among witnesses for Jsac Hendrickszen

read Isac Hendrickszen.
May 10. Omit the comma after Olof Stephenszen

so as to read Olof Stephenszen Van

Coiirtlant.
June 28. Eodem. Omit the comma after Jan Pieterszen so

as to read Jan Pieterszen Van Husen.
Au^. 5. Omit the comma after Pietersz so as to

read Adriaen Pietersz Van Alcmaer.
" 30. Eodem. Omit the comma after Alberto so as to

read Petrus Petro Alberto.
Dec. 14. For Roelandt Hack,Wardt, read Roelandt

Hacwardt. Among the witnesses for

Abraham Jsaac Plank read Abraham

Isaac Plank.
" 25. Omit the comma after Janszen so as to

read Jan Janszen Schepmoes.

1644. Jan. 6. For Stephen Jougen read Stephen Jongen.
Feb, 4. Omit the comma after Janszen so as to

read Paulus Janszen Van Vlissengen.
" 22. Among witnesses omit the comma after

Jsaac Abrahamszen so as to read Isaac

Abrahamszen Van Euchuysen.
" 28. Omit the comma after Dirckszen so as to

read Jan Dirckszen Van Bremen.
May 8. Among witnesses omit the period after

Wyf and the comma after Anthony so

as to read t'Wyf Van Anthony trom-

petter, Negrinne.

1645. Apl. 17. Among witnesses for Arrientje read

Ariaentje Cornelis.

1646. Mar. II. Among witnesses for Engelmans read

Engel Mans.
May 21. Instead of Bartiaenszen read Bastiaenszen.

1647. Jan. 6. Omit the comma after Janszen so as to

read Jan Janszen Schepmoes.
** 2 7- For En den read Enden, and among

witnesses for Jsac de Foreest read

Isac de Foreest.
Feb. 10. Omit comma after Janszen so as to read

Albert Janszen Swart.
Apl. 7. For Hendrick Van duisberg read Hen-

drick Van Duisberg.
" 30. Eodem. Among witnesses for Simen dirckszen

read Simon Dirckszen Poos.
July 28. For Engeltje mans read Engeltje Mans,

and among witnesses for Jan Snyderts-

zen read Jan Snyderszen.
Oct. 13. For Balthazar lazariis read Balthazar

Lazariis.

1648. Sep. 2. Omit comma after Janszen so as to read

Jan Janszen Schepmoes.



1648.


Sep.


20.


1650.


Aug-


28.




Oct.


23-


1651.


Apl.


23-




May


28.




July


9-



1901.] The Church of East Philippi. 2\X

Among witnesses at bap. of Janneken,

son of D. Johannes Backerus, for

Lobbrecht Dincklage read Liibbrecht

Dinclage.
Among witnesses for Herck Sibrts read

Herck Sibets.
Among witnesses for Herman Smetman

read Herman Imesman.
Omit the comma after Hermanszen so as

to read Jan Hermanszen Schiit.
Among children bap. for Jsaacq read

Isaacq.
Omit the comma after Claeszen so as to

read Cornelis Claeszen Switsart.
" 9. Eodem. For Nicolaes Stillewel read Nicholas

Stillewil.

Aug. 27. Among witnesses read ^^^^^. [ Kip.

1652. Feb. 25. Among witnesses for Jsaac read Isaac

Grevenraedt.

1653. Apl. 27. Eodem. Omit the comma after Leendertszen so as

to read Paiiliis Leendertszen Vander

Grift.
July 27. Omit the comma after Pauluszen so as to

read Michiel Pauluszen Van der Voort
Aug. 24. Eodem. For Jde read Ide Corn. Van der Vorst.

1654. May 10. Omit the comma after Lambertszen so

as to read Jan Lambertszen Van
Oldenzeel
June 28. For Pieetr read Pieere Tarazon.

1655. Feb. 21. Eodem. For Casper Stein Wits read Casper vStej-n-

wits.
July 18. Eodem. Read Lodevyck Corneliszen.



THE CHURCH OF EAST PHILIPPL



By Emma J. Foster of Carmel, N. Y.

The history of this old church, the annals of which have just
been published in the Record, runs back to 1743 when Rev
Ehsha Kent was installed the first pastor by the " Fairfield East
Association." At that time the adjoining parishes in the South
Ward of Dutchess Co. (now Putnam Co.), N. Y., since known as
Southeast and Carmel, were distinguished as East and West Phil-
ippi, being situated in the southeast part of the Highland Patent
of the Philipse family.

They afterward bore other names, civil and ecclesiastical, but
these were more often used for many years. These parishes
formed for a time the double charge of Elisha Kent, but after



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1750 he confined his labors to the church of East Philippi, where
he resided.

The early settlers of this locality were principally from Cape
Cod, and comprised numerous representatives of the families of
Hall, Crosby, Doane, Paddock and Foster, and those with whom
they intermarried. The pioneers came about 1740 and before
1745 they built a log meeting house about a mile east of Dyke-
man's Station on the Harlem Railroad, but all traces of it have
disappeared, as well as the graves of the early worshippers that
were near by.

Rev. Elisha Kent, who left his charge in Newtown, Conn., be-
cause conscientiously opposed to the existing religious establish-
ment in that colony, purchased a farm of five hundred acres, Aug.
3, 1743, on the "Oblong," adjoining Philippi, and now within the
bounds of Southeast. Mr. Kent was one of the most influential
men of his section, and was repeatedly appointed to perform the
most difficult and important ecclesiastical duties. He continued
pastor at East Philippi until his death, July 17, 1776.

His gfrave and that of his wife, Abigail Moss, are in the old
Southeast cemetery. He had five children, all of whom settled
near him. Moss Kent, father of Chanceller Kent lived on a farm
adjoining his father's, and the four daughters who married
Charles Cullen, Malcolm Morrison, John Kane and Major Grant,
all lived within a dozen miles of the East Philippi parsonage.
The sons-in-law were royalists and the fortunes of war scattered
the family, whose later members all became prominent in civil,
judicial and scientific circles.

Before 1761 the congregation outgrew the log church and a
frame building was erected about two miles east of the first, and
near the residence of Mr. Kent. The exact date of this second
church edifice is not known, but it was probably about 1754, and
it continued in use until 1794. We find this brief record under
date of March 10, 1784. "It was voted that Theodorus Crosby
sweep the meeting house and see that the doors aie kept shut
for ye space of one year," for which he was to receive thirty
shillings paid quarterly. The next year, "Jeremiah Burgess was
chosen to sweep the meeting house 16 times a year wellior 3 dol-
lars." In 1794 the present church was built two or three rods
south of the site of its immediate predecessor. "It was 6 feet
each way larger" than the old one, being fifty feet long and 38
feet wide, and the original cost was ;^744, 13^., 2d. This building
was seriously damaged by fire in 1830 but was repaired on essen-
tially the same plan; later an arched ceiling shut out the old gal-
leries, no longer required for sittings. The pulpit stands between
the entrance doors, and the late comer must face the assembled
congregation as he enters. It stands on a rocky knoll facing
westward, overlooking a wide expanse of farm land, a remote
country church, but one with a rich and inspiring history. From
the very first, its leading members were men of ability and
forceful character, and the influences started here have been
borne to many lands.

It has been a mother of churches, giving thirty-two of its mem-



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bers to form what is now the Presbyterian Church of Brewster,
N. Y., and sending a colony to Phelps, N. Y., which organized the
Presbyterian Church there. Fanny Crosby the famous hymn
writer, was born in this little hamlet, and this was her first church
home.



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