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6 Prudence Vail, b. Feb. 17, I795. at Greenbrook, N. J.; d. May 14, 1887, at Plainfield N J.; m. Feb. 6,

1822, at Metuchen, N. J., to Simeon Brokaw, b. Nov. 22, 1792, at Greenbrook, N. J.; d. !• eb. 3,

1854', at Metuchen, N. J.
Res. Greenbrook. and Metuchen, N. J.
Children: Jemima Vail, Eliza Phyfe, Letitia Vail, William Vail, Isaac Vail.

7 Isaac Vail Brokaw, b. Nov. 27, 1835, at Metuchen, N J ; d. ....... at ......; m. Nov. 14, i860, at

Newark, N. J;, to Elvira Tuttle Gould (dau. of Joseph and Eloise Elvira (Tuttle) Gould), b.

March I, i840,"at Newark, N. J., d at

Res. New York City.

Children: Grace, Frederick, Isaac Irving, Elvira, Howard Crosby, George Tuttle.



George Tuttle Brokaw, b. Nov. 14, 1879, at Nev/ York City; d , at ; m at

to b , at ; d at

Res. New York City.



jsjo 50. VAN W YCK WILLIAM EDWARD VAN WYCK

1. Cornelius Barentsen Van Wyck, b about 1630, at , Holland; d at ; m.

(i) , at , to Anna Polhemus (dau. of Rev. Johannes Polhemus), b , at ;

d. at ; m. (2) ,1684, at to Jannetje , b at ; d ,

at

Res. A patentee of Midwout (now Flatbush), L. I., N. Y.

Children: ist m., Theodorus, Johannes. Aaltje, Anna; and m., Elizabeth, Adriaentje, Marretje.

2. Johannes Van Wyck, b (bap. Jan. 17, 1677, at New York, N. Y.), at ; d 1734 (will

dated Feb. 8, 1728, proved July 27, 1734), at ; m , at .to Phebe Hicks, b ,

at ; d (she survived her husband), at

Res. Flushing, L. I.,n'y.

Children; Cornelius, John. William, Theodorus, Hannah, Catherine, Elizabeth.

3 Cornelius Van Wyck, b 1702, at Flushing, L. L (prob.); d (will dated Feb. 15,1761

proved Sept. 19, 1769), at ; m at , to Mary Hicks (dau. of Judge Isaac

Hicks), b ,at ; d , at

Res. Flushing, and Little Neck. L. I., N. Y.

Children; Stephen, Cornelius, Gilbert, Phebe, Catharine, Mary.

4 Cornelius Van Wyck, b , at Flushing, L. I. (prob.); d (will dated Oct. 15, 1781, proved

Aug. 2, 1784), at ; m. June 3 (or 6), 1769, at to Sarah Hicks (dau. of Thomas and

Margaret ( ) Hicks, of Flushing, L. I.), b. March 22, 1738, at ; d. May 13. 1810. at

She m. (2) , at , to James Burling, b. Jan. . ., 1732. at ; d. Jan. 28, 1813. at

Res. Flushing, L, I. Deputy for Queens County, L. I., N. Y.. to the 3rd and 4th Provincial Congresses.

Children: 1st m. (Van Wyck), Stephen, Whitehead Hicks, Harriet, Margaret (Peggy); 2nd m. (Burling), she had no issue by

2nd marriage.

5 Stephen Van Wyck, b. April 28, 1776 (or 1775), at ; d. Nov. 17, i860, at New York City; m. Nov.

14, 1798, at New York City, to Catharine Brasher (dau. of Abraham and Rachel (Thurman)

Brasher), b. Feb. i, 1779, at ; d. Feb. 27, 1848, at

Res. New York City. Silversmith.

Children: Sarah, Margaretta, John Thurman, Harriet, Cornelius Hicks, Washington, Henry Lawrence, Stephen, Charles
Brasher.

6. John Thurman Van Wyck, b. Feb. 23, 1803, at New York City; d. Nov. 23, 1886, at New York City,

N. Y.; m. Dec. 25, 1824, at New York City, to Jane Elsworth (dau. of John W. and Sarah
(Hinton) Elsworth), b. July 15, 1805, at New York City; d. March 30, 1866, at New York City.

Res. New York City. Banker; member Holland Society; Deacon in Dutch Ref. Church, 21st Street, New York City.

Children: Lawrence, Margaretta. Sarah Catherine. Maryjane, Harriet, John Henry. Edeliza, William Edward, Hewlett, Annie,
Hewlett.

7. William Edward Van Wyck, b. March 21, 1841, at New York City; d at ; m. Sept. 25,

1879. at Jersey City. N, J., to Jennie Lorena Gifford Lessey, b. July 29, 1848, at Fairfield,
Conn.; d , at

Res New York City. Served in Civil War. Captain, 131st N. Y. Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1863; re-commissioned Captain in
same regiment Jan. 19, 1864, mustered out July 26, 1865. Brevetted Major, Aug. 7. 1868; brevetted Lieutenant-Colonel
Oct 21;, i86q, for conspicuous gallentry in battle; saw service in following battles of the Civil War: l-ort Bisland.
April '12, 1863; Irish Bend, April 14, 1863; Baton Rogue, Dec. 17. 1863; Port Hudson, April ,1863; and Sherman s
March to the Sea. Son of Revolution; Member Soc. American Wars; Holland Society; N. Y. Genealogical and Bio-
graphical Society, and member of the Societies of Veterans of the 7th and the gth Regiments, N. G. S. N. Y. Joined
7th Regiment. N.G.S.N.Y., May 1, i860, and served with that Regiment in Civil War, April to June. 1861, and in 1862.

Children: none.

{To be continued)



igi2.] Society Proceedings. lOI

SOCIETY PROCEEDINGS.



November ioth, 191 i.

Regular meeting of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
held on the evening of Friday, November loth, 191 1. The meeting was called
to order at 8.30. Mr. Clarence VVinthrop Bowen, the President, in the Chair.

The Executive Committee announced the election of the following
members: Herbert Shugart Enyart, Annual iMember, 1202 Clay Ave., City,
proposed by Mrs. F. E. Youngs; Mrs. L. C. Heely, Annual Member, 165 West
140th St., City, proposed by Mrs. K. S. Mac Cartney; Borden Hicks Mills, An-
nual Member, 44 Tweddle Building, Albany, N. Y., proposed by Henry P.
Gibson; Henry Parsons, Annual Member, 140 Nassau St., City, proposed by
Mrs. F. E. Youngs; William George Schram, Annual Member, 124 East 28th
St City, proposed'by John R. Totten; Miss Marion Scofield, Annual Member,
Tuxedo' Park, N. Y., proposed by John R. Totten, assuming membership of
mother, late Mrs. Ebenezer Scofield ; also Rev. Roswell Randall Hoes, Chaplain
U. S. Navy, Corresponding Member for Washington, D. C.

The following deaths have been recorded since the May meeting: Chris-
topher Eldredge Hawley, Annual Member, died June 5, 191 1, aged jj years;
Mrs Henry Herrman, Life Member, died July 4, 191 1, in her 89th year; Richard
Purdy Lounsbery, Annual Member, died Oct. 24, 191 1, in his 67th year; Wil-
liam Alexander Smith, Annual Member, died May 31, 191 1, in his 91st year.

The death of the Rev. Thomas Gardiner Littell, a former 7nefiiber of the
Society was also reported; he died Sept. 22, 191 1, in his 75th year.

President Bowen made announcements as to future meetings and spoke as
to the prosperous condition of the Society; then announcing his being
compelled to leave, after introducing the speaker of the evening, Austin Baxter
Keep, Ph.D., turned the Chairmanship over to Mr. James Benedict.

Dr. Keep delivered a very instructive and most interesting lecture,
entitled, "Libraries of Colonial New York: their Founders and Patrons,"
which was illustrated by numerous stereopticon views.

At the close of the the lecture a motion of thanks to Dr. Keep was made by
Mr. Drowne, which motion was seconded by Capt. Richard Henry Greene and
unanimously carried. Remarks were also made by Hon. Asa Bird Gardiner.

The meeting then adjourned to the Library for refreshments.

December 8th, 1911.

Regular Meeting of The New York Genealogical and Biographical
Society held on the evening of Friday, December 8th, 191 1.

The meeting was called to order at 8.40. Mr. Clarence Wmthrop Bowen,
the President, in the Chair. . .,,,,.

The Executive Committee announced the election of the following new
member:— Ben Ali Haggin Lounsbery, Annual Member, Bedford, West-
chester Co., N. Y., prop. John R. Totten. Assuming membership of father,
the late Richard Purdy Lounsbery. ^, . r ,

Mr. Bowen then presented Mr. John Denison Champlin, a Member ot the
Society, who read a paper entitled "The Tragedy of Canonchet: an Episode
of King Philip's War".

At the close of the lecture Hon. Asa Bird Gardiner moved that a vote
of thanks be tendered to Mr. Champlin for the interesting and instructive
address, and that a copy thereof be requested for the archives of the Society;
which motion was seconded by Mr. Josiah Collins Pumpelly and unanimously

carried.



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