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Accessions to the Library, i6o, 260, 378
Authors, see Contributors

Barnes Family of Easthampton, L. I.,

Beanes Query, 62
Bernard Query, 62
Binger Query, 62
Biographical Sketches —

Cuyler, Cornelius Cornelissen, i

Hoe, Robert, 67

Kennedy, John Stewart, 163
Book Notices —

A Genealogical History of the
Dupuy Family, 157

Almon Danfonh Hodges and His
Neighbors, 158

A Monograph of the Anderson,
Clark, Marshall and McArthur
Connection, 258

Ancestry and Descendants of
Josiah Hale. 158

Ancestry and Descendants of
Josiah Williams, Cromwell,
Conn., 374

A Partial History and Genealog-
ical Record of the Bancker or
Banker Families in America
and in Particular the Descen-
dants of Laurens Mattyse
Bancker, 258

A Pedigree of the House of De
Fynes, Illustrating Jack Cade's
Kebellion, 62

Appendix to the Story of My An-
cestors in America, 62

Autobiography of Thomas
Painter. 375

Booth and .Allied Families, 260

Bulletin of the New York Public
Library, 373

Candlewood. An Ancient Neigh-
borhood in Ipswich, 373

Carter Genealogy — Some Descen-
dants of Rev. Thomas Carter of
Woburn, Mass., 375

Collections of the New Brunswick
Historical Society No. 8, 258

Colonel Joseph Belt, 258

Cyrus Hall McCormicfc, 63

Daniel Perrin "The Huguenot,"
and His Descendants in
America, of the Surnames
Perrine, Ferine and Prine, 1665-
igio, 377

Book Notices (continued)

Darby-Derby. John Darby of
Marblehead, Mass., and h i s
Descendants, 260

Descendants of Samuel Morse, of
Worthington, Mass., 375

Femald Genealogy, 376

"Genealogical and Personal
Memoirs relating to the Fam-
ilies of the State of Mass-
achusetts, 377

Genealogy of the Ancestors and
Descendants of John White of
Wenham and Lancaster, Mass-
achusetts, 1574-1909,63

Genealogy of the Wick ware
Family, 65

Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta
Murray Spring, his wife, 159

Historical Guide to the City of
New York, 159

Historical Narrative of the Ely,
Revell and Stacye Families, 66

Historical Society of Newburg
Bay and the Highlands, 256

Historical Society of Montana,
Collections, 260

History of the Family of Benjamin
Snow, Descendant of Richard
Snow of Woburn, Mass., 158

History of Jan Van Cleef of
New Utrecht, L. I., N. Y. (1659),
and some of bis Descendants,

History of the Sixth New York
Cavalry (Second Ira Harris
Guard), Second Brigade, First
Division, Cavalry Corps, Army
of the Potomac, 1861-1865,64

John Johnston of New York, Mer-
chant, 64

Justice to the Jew, 260

Lewis, with Collateral Lines, 373

Major John .Mason of Norwich,
Connecticut, 257

"Mickle of Long Island," 377

Militar>' History of Gen. John
Green Ballance, U. S. Army,

Mofifat Genealogies, 156

Olde L'lster, 374

Onderdonk Family, 66

Publications of the Genealogical
Society of Pennsylvania, 259

Index of Subjects.

Book Notices (continued)

Roger Williams. A Story of the
Life, Times and Character of
a Political Pioneer, 65
Scoville Family Record, 374
Sergeant Francis NichoUs of
Stratford, Conn. 1639, and the
Descendants of his son Caleb
Nicholls, 159
Smith, with Collateral Lines, 373
Some Descendants of John Norton

of Branford, 1622-1709, 259
Some Records of Sussex County,

Delaware, 258
Staten Island and Staten Island-
ers, 65
Stokes Records: Notes Regard-
ing the Ancestry and Lives on
Anson Phelps Stokes and Helen
Louisa (Phelps) Stokes, 257
Summary of Class Meetings and
Biographical Record of the
Class of 1865, Yale College, 259
Sutherland Records, 374
Sutliff Genealogy, 157
The Bucks of Wethersfield, Con-
necticut, and the Families with
which they are Connected by
Marriage, 64
The Bibliographer's Manual of

American History, 65
The Biographical History of
Robert Randall and his Descen-
dants, 1608-1909, 66
The Conkling-Prosch Family, 374
The Descendants of Elisha Cole,

The Descendants of George

Holmes of Roxbury, 156
The Early History of the Jews in

New York, 1654-1664, 259
The Gentry Family in America,

1676 to I904, 63
The Gimni Family History and

Genealogy, 375
The History of Dutchess County,

New York, 64
The Hufford Family History, 376
The Loyalists of Massachusetts,
and the other side of the
American Revolution. 376
The Risley Family History, 157
The River St. John, 375
The Scott Family of Shrewsbury,

N. J., 374
The Shumways, 156
The Sterling Genealogy, 63
, The Stockton Genealogy, 158
/ The Surname McAleer G en-
ealogy, 374
The Talmadge, Tallmadge and
Talmage Genealogy, 156

Book Notices {continued)

The Tories of Chippeny Hill,
Connecticut, 65

The Weyburn Genealogy, 66

Tribe Hathaway. Descendants
of Thomas Hathaway and his
wife Molly Gilbert, 257

Viele — 1659-1909 — Two Hundred
and Fifty Years with a Dutch
Family of New York, 66, 157

Vital Records of Rhode Island,
1636-1850, 259

Washingtonia, 259

What the Dutch have done in the
West of the United States, 158

William Wells and His Descen-
dants, 1755-1909, 62

Church Records, see Records
Church Register of the Walpeck Con-
gregation, 28, 83, 200, 345
Clues from English Archives Con-
tributory to American Gene-
alogy. 4, 72,.i83, 278
Contributors —

Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs, 181
Eaton, Arthur Wentworth Hamil-
ton, 339
Fish, G. T., 287

Gilbert, William, 56, 142, 175, 367
Gillis, Walter, 67
Grififin, Walter Kenneth, 44, 109,

Hall, Rev. Thomas C, i
Hopper, Harry Shelmire, 55
Hutchinson, J. R., 4, 72, 183, 278
Lea, J. Henry, 4, 72, 183, 278
Livingston, Edwin Brockholst„l92

Morrison, George Austin, Jr., 163,

Pearson, John Calder, 20, 121
Pryer, Charles, 295
Totten, John R., 99, 129, 216, 309
Turner, C. H. B., 151
Wynkoop, Richard, 146, 275
Zabriskie, Everett L., 291
Cornell Query, 256
Cromwell and Lewis Families of

Mohawk Valley, 20, 121, 168
Cuyler, Cornelius Cornelissen, Bio-
graphical Sketch of, I

Darling Query, 155

Digest of Essex Wills, 56, 142, 175,367

Downing Query, 62

Dutcher Family, 44, 109, 240

Death Notices, see Obituaries

Editor's Notes, 60, 255, 372

Frost Query, 62, 155

Index of Subjects.

Genealogical Records —

Barnes Family of Easthampton,

L. I.,275
Cromwell and Lewis Families, 20,

121, 168
Dulcher Family, 44, log, 240
Hopper Family of New Jersey,

Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage,

Thacher-Thatcher Family, 216,

Willoughby Family, 339

Graveyard Inscriptions, see Inscrip-

Haviland Query, 62

Hicks Query, 62

Hoe, Robert, Biographical Sketch of,

Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage, 54

Inscriptions —

Old Cemetery One Mile North of

Bangall, Dutchess Co., N. Y.,

Huguenot Cemetery, River Edge,

New Jersey, 291
Illustrations, see also Portraits

Exterior St. Barnabas Church,

Queen Camel, England, 228
Exterior St James Church at Mil-
ton Clevedon, Co. Somerset,

England, 313
Interior St. Barnabas Church,

Queen Camel, England, 230
Interior St. Edmunds Church,

Salisbury, England, 321
King Coat-of-Arms, Plate I, 263


" 111,266
Mural Tablet John Thacher, 315
Pryer Coat-of-Arms, 295
Silver Seal King Coat-of-Arms, 270
St. Edmunds Church, Salisbury,

England, 318
Thatcher Arms, 106
Thacher Arms Pitcher, 106
Thacher-Thatcher Coat-of-Arms,


Illustrations (continued)

Tombs of Rev. Peter' Thacher

and Frances Uove, 324
Vicarage St. Barnabas Church,

Queen Camel, England, 232

Jefifcott Query, 62

King Heraldry, 263
Kennedy, John Stewart, Biographical
Sketch of, 163

Lists of Germans from the Palatinate
who came to England in 1709,

Livingstons who held Commissions in
American Army and Navy,

'775-'783. '92. 299
Lord Query, 373

Notes, 60, 155, 255, 372

Obituaries, see Biographical Sketches
One Line of New Jersey Hoppers, 287

Palatinate Records, lo
Pellican Query, 62
Portraits —

Cuyler, Cornelius Cornelissen, i

Hoe, Robert, 67

Kennedy, John Stewart, 164

Queries. 62, 155, 256, 373

Records —

Church Register of the Walpeck

Congregation, 28, 83, 200, 345
List of Germans from the Palatin-
ate who came to England, 1709,

Science of Genealogy, 129
Society Proceedings, 61, 153, 255

Thacher-Thatcher Coat-of-Arms,, 99
Thacher-Thatcher Family, 216, 309
Tombstone Inscriptions, 181, 291
Tourneur Family Notes, 151

Willoughby Family, 339
Wright Query, 62, 155

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Illustration. Cornelius Cornelissen Cuyler Frontispiece

1. Cornelius Cornelissen CuYLER. By Rev. Thomas C. Hall . . . i

2. Clues from English Archives Contributory to American Gene-

alogy. By J. Henry Lea and J. R. Hutchinson. (Continued from
Vol. XL, page 240) 4

3. Lists of Germans from the Palatinate who Came to England

IN 1709. (Continued from Vol. XL, page 248) lo

4. The Ckomvvell and Lewis Families of the Mohawk Valley. By

John Calder Pearson , 20

5. Church Register of the Walpeck Congregation. Commenced

WITH the Pastoral Service of Joh. Casparus Fryenmuth.
Preacher there. May 31, 1742. (Continued from XL, page 275) . 28

6. The Dutcher Family. To the Births of the 5TH Generation,

with a few Notes as to Subsequent Members, and as to the
Ancestors of Allied Families. Also, the Revolutionary Mem-
bers. By Walter Kenneth Griffin, B.Sc, London, B.A., LL.B. (Con-
tinued from Vol. XL, page 258; 44

7. The Hoppe-Hoppen-Hopper Lineage 54

8. A Digest of Essex Wills. With Particular Reference to

Names of Importance in the American Colonies. By William

Gilbert. (Continued from Vol. XL, page 280) 56

g. Editor's Note .... , . 60

10. Society Proceedings , ... 61

11. Queri es.— Haviland — Hicks — Beanes or Binger — Downing — Wright —

Frost— Pellican— Bernard— Jeffcott 62

12. Book Notices '. 62

NOTICE,— The Publication Committee aims to admit into the Record only such new Genea-
logical, Biographical, and Historical matter as may be relied on for accuracy and authenticity, but
neither the Society nor its Committee is responsible for opinions or errors ol contributors, whether
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Vol. XLI. new YORK. JANUARY, 1910. No. i.


By Rev. Dr. Thomas C. Hall.

Cornelius C. Cuyler was born Jan. i, 1859, in Philadelphia,
where his father Mr. Theodore Cuyler was the leading lawyer of
the Philadelphia Bar, and had a national reputation as a supremely
successful jury lawyer. His mother was Miss Mary De Witt, a
sister of Mrs. Morris K. Jesup, and both were the daughters of
Dr. John De Witt, one of the most distinguished clergymen of
his generation. Thus Holland contributed the family stock on
both sides. The famous name of De Witt* is linked with Hol-
land's great struggle for freedom, and Cuyler and De Graff are
both historic names in the same connection.

The American family has a most honorable record. It is
derived from Hendrick Cuyler, who was born in Amsterdam,
Holland, in 1637, and came to Beverwyck, near Albany, in 1664,
with his wife Annetje S«;Jiepnioes, and was a major of cavalry in
the French War. His eldest son, Johannes Cuyler, married Elsje,
daughter of Dirk Wessels Ten Broeck, in 1684. The second son,
Abraham Cuyler, married Caatje Bleecker of New York, and had
numerous descendants. Maria, the oldest daughter of Hendrick
Cuyler, married John Cruger, Mayor of New York. Rachel
Cuyler, the next daughter, married Myndert Schuyler, and from
them many of the Schuylers and de Peysters are descended.
Johannes Cuyler was the ancestor of the branch of the family
now \inder consideration. He was a merchant and Mayor of
Albany. He had twelve children who were the ancestors of
families living in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia
and Georgia. Cornelius Cuyler, his eldest son, married Cathalyra
Schuyler, and their son, born in 1740, was a loyalist in the
Revolution, removed to England and was made a baronet.

One of the prominent representatives of the family in the last
generation was the Reverend Dr. Cornelius C. Cuyler, who was
born in Albany in 1783, and died in 1850. Graduated from Union
College in 1806, he studied theology and in 1809 became pastor
of the Reformed Dutch Church of Poughkeepsie, and occupied

* See the New York Genealogiccil and Biographical Record, October, 1886,
for fuller account of the De Witt family in America.

2 Cornelius Cornelissen Cuyler. [Jan.,

that pulpit for more than twenty-five years. He then became
pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia, and
remained in that charge until his death. He received the degree
of D.D. from Union College in 1838.

Theodore Cuyler, the only son of the Reverend Cornelius C.
Cuyler, was for many years a distinguished member of the bar of
Philadelphia. He married the eldest daughter of the Reverend
Thomas De Witt, for forty years pastor of the Collegiate Dutch
Church of New York.

C. C. Cuyler spent his boyhood in Philadelphia. He had
one brother older than himself, Mr. Thomas De Witt Cuyler,
now of Philadelphia, and one younger brother, Theodore, who
passed away after a distinguished college career. A sister, Miss
Eleanor De Graff Cuyler, lives in New York.

In 1875, the subject of this sketch, went to Princeton and
became a member of the class of 1879. It was one of a series of
classes, beginning with 1876, tuat contributed largely to the new
life beginning to stir in that institution, and from the beginning
he threw his life into the movement. Indeed it is difficult for
anyone to separate his name in thought from the new Princeton
to which he contributed so much. Already in college his re-
markable administrative talents had revealed themselves, and
when he graduated he entered the office of his uncle, Mr. Morris
K. Jesup, then at the head of the firm of Jesup, Paton & Co.,
and thoroughly grounded himself in the details of an extended
business. For it was not simply theoretical banking, but wide
railway interests that took up his time. Upon the retirement of
Mr. Jesup from active business in 1884, the firm was continued
by the other partners of which Mr. Cuyler had been one since
1882, and on Mr. Paton's retirement the firm became Cuyler,
Morgan & Co., with Mr. Cuyler as head of the firm. Few men
had greater power of work, or greater ability to get work from
others, and early in his business career all sorts of directorships,
etc.. were urged upon him.

Last spring he was elected president of the United States
Mortgage and Trust Company. Meantime he had formed many
business connections. He was vice-president of the United
States Guarantee Company; director of the Casualty Company of
America, the Commercial Trust Company of New Jersey, the
Guarantee Company of North America, J. G. White & Co., in-
corporated, the Mercantile Trust Company, the Metropolitan
Audit Company, the Mobile and Ohio Railway Company, the
National Heat, Light and Power Company, the New York Dock
Company, the Orange National Bank, the Registrar and Transfer
Company of New Jersey, the Registrar and Transfer Com-
pany of New York, the United States Safe Deposit Company,
the Wilkesbarre Gas and Electric Company, the United New
Jersey Railroad and Canal Companies, the Subsurface Torpedo
Company, the Princeton Inn Company, the University Power
Company of Princeton, the Princeton Publishing Company, the
Princeton University Press, the Princeton Bank, the Princeton
Preparatory School, etc.

iQlo.] Cornelius Cortielissen CuyUr. 3

He was also interested in various other institutions. He was
president of the Institute of Musical Art in New York, treasurer
of the American School of Classical Studies in Rome, a member
of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Historical,
the New York Genealogical and Biographical Societies, and the
Archaeological Institute of America. He was a member of the
Princeton, the Union, the Lawyers', the University, the Century,
the Down Town, and the City Clubs of New York, and the
Nassau and Ivy Clubs of Princeton.

But amidst all his activities that which claimed the greatest
share of his time and heart was the University of Princeton. As
early as 1885 he served as a member of the Graduate Advisory
Committee on Athletics, and in 1898, was elected a member of
the Board of Trustees of the University. The visible fruits of
his activity are seen in the well kept grounds which were his
especial care as a member of the Committee on Grounds and
Buildings, and his was much of the energy that put up a most
beautiful dormitory by the class of 1879, costing about $115,000,
and bringing in a handsome income for the endowment of the
University. For he never lost sight of the real meaning of the
University and the fact that the buildings are but a means to
an end. He was a staunch supporter of his classmate President
Woodrow Wilson, in the introduction and maintenance of the
tutorial system of instruction, with its aim at more personal
attention to the students' intellectual life.

From early life Mr. Cuyler had found his summers' recreation
largely in foreign travel, and his interest in transportation and
its problems was intense and highly intelligent. His information
about steamships was so wide and accurate that steamship experts
counted him as one of their number. His memory was keen and
most tenacious. He had figures and facts at his fingers' ends,
and was widely informed. His administrative powers were very
great. He saw the critical pomts of a situation, and he was an
adept in bringing men together in large enterprises.

On March 3, 1906, Mr. Cuyler was married to Mrs. Mary
Townsend Lord. With his wife he was travelling in the Basque
country in a motor car, and in July of this year (1909), met with
the accident that caused his death July 31, 1909. The car in
ascending a steep hill broke in some way, and the brakes failing
to work went backward, overturned, and Mr. Cuyler struck on his
head and suffered injuries from which he died early the following
morning without regaining consciousness The accident occurred
near Bairritz, and all that could be done by medical and surgical
skill was in vain. The remains were taken to Paris where services
were conducted, and both in New York and Princeton the funeral
rites were largely attended. The grave is at Princeton at the
request of the deceased, and his fittest monument is the loving
memory he has left behind him.

On Dec. 3, 1909, a most fitting memorial service was held in
Princeton under the direction of a representative committee from
all the classes since 1879, and addresses were made by President

4 Clues from English A rchh'es Contributory to American Genealogy. [Jan.,

Woodrow Wilson, Dr. Thomas C. Hall and Dr. Henry C. Van Dyke.
From all over the country, and indeed from many places bej'ond
the seas, hundreds of messages spoke of the loss to the cause of
education and business enterprise by the sad death. Few men
left a larger circle of devotedly attached friends, who looked to
him for inspiration and guidance.

Contributory to American Genealogy.

By J. Henry Lea and J. R. Hutchinson.

(Continued from Vol. XL, p. 240, of The Record.)

I Peeter Hooker of London Tallow Chandler the sixth day
of August, 1636, intending a voyage to Verginia in the good
shipp called the Globb of London . . . doe declare my last
will and testament in manner and forme followinge. . . . My
body I comit to the sea or land as God shall dispose of it. I
give to the poore of Chilcombe parish in the county of South
(ampton) twentie shillings. I give out of my Adventure to
ray Aunt Stroud three pounds; to my vncle Eger's children
twentie shillings apeece; to my cusen Anne Hooker my vnckle
Richard's daughter three pounds; to her brother Richard fortie
shillings; to Henry Hooker my vnckle Peeter's sonne fortie
shillings at his age of one and twentie; to his brother Nicholas
Hooker the like sume; to Sibell Hooker my vnckle Peeter's
daughter twentie shillings; to Richard Wood his children Han-
nah, John and Samuell twentie shillings apeece; if my aunt
Stroud die before her legacy be due, then it shall be paid to her
sonne and his children. I give to my brother John Hooker all
my goods that I left in his hands and thirtie pounds; but if he
die before the legacy be paid, I will it goe to his sonne John
Hooker. I doe ordeine my beloved brother Edward Hooker
my sole executor, vnto whom I doe bequeath all the rest of my
estate, and I doe entreate my vnckle Edward Hooker and my
cusen John Wood to be my Overseers, to whom tenne shillings
apeece to buy a paire of gloves. Witnesses: Edward Hooker,
Richard Potter, George Stretton. Proved 22 Nov., 1639, by the
executor named (as will of Peter Hooker, deceased abroad, un-
married).! (P- C. C. Harvey, 187.)

21 March, 1608-9, I John Whale, nowe of the parishe of St.
Mary the Virgin at the Walles of the towne of Colchester in the
Countie of Essex, yeoman, beinge somewhat acrased {sk) in body
. . . doe yeeld my body to be buryed in the chauncell of the

X Probate Act Book.

JQIO.] Clues from English Archives Contributory to American Genealogy. C

parishe church out of which parishe it shall please God to call me
to his mercy. I give and bequeath vnto my sister Johan Biscoe
^40; to the nowe wife of Philemon Whale my brother ^^20; to
Jonas Whale, son of the said Philemon, ^^200; to Henry Whale,
Sonne of my said brother,^2oo; to Philemon Whale, one other of
the sonnes of my said brother, ^^66- 13-4 at his age of one and
twentie or marriage; to Mary Whale, daughter of my said brother,
100 marks at 19 or marriage; to Elizabeth Whale, another of the
daughters of my said brother, 100 marks at 19 or marriage; to
(blank) Ingram, firstborne childe to Sarah Ingram my neece, ^lo
at 19 or marriage; to Mr. Thomas Waldgrave of Elmeswell los.;
to Mr John Waldgrave of Bures St. Mary in Suffiolk los.; to Mr.
Daniel Syday the Elder of Bures los.; to Mr. Thomas Higham's
wife the elder, now or late of Withcrmonford, los.; to Anthony
Colman of Wandringfeild los.; to Mr. Edward Shelton of Bures
St. Mary los.; to Anne Chilter alias Potter of Bures 20s.; and to
Elizabeth her daughter 20s. at 19 or marriage; to William Fisher
the younger of Bures 20s. at 19; to Joan Priestman of Colchester,
widow, 20s.; to William Grome (of which child Joan Priestman is
grandmother) 20s. at 19; to Robert Wildes of Sudbury in Sufflolk
20s.; to John Tue my godchild los.; to Francis Johnson of Bures
my godchild los.; to my fellow servants vnto Sir William Wald-
grave 40s. wherewith to make a breakfast after my funeral; to
Rachel Wade, Barbara Mytch, and Harry Lewcock, servants to
my sister Joan Biscoe; to the poor of the parish wherein I dye
_;^4; to the poor of Colchester los. each parish; to the inhabitants
of the Alms Houses in Balcon Lane in St. Peter's 20s.; poor
prisoners in the Castle 20s.; to Lawrence Leede 5s.; to Mrs.
Elizabeth Waldgrave, daughter to Mr. Thomas Waldgrave, los.;
to Sir William Waldgrave my master ^100 of the money he owes
me; to Sir William Waldgrave the younger 40s.; to Lady Wald-
grave, wife of Sir William the younger, 40s.; to Lady Cooke, my
master's daughter, 40s.; to Sir Edward Cooke, son of Lady Cooke,
20s.; to my Lady Beckingham, my master's daughter, 40s.; to
Mrs. Anne Waldgrave my master's daughter, 40s.; to Mr. Henry,

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