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Members of the First Protestant Reformed
Dutch Church in Brooklyn
1660-1684

Members March 12th, 1660 when the Church was first organized:
Joris Dirckson
Susanna Dubbels
Albert Cornelissen (Wantenear, i. e. "the glove maker")
Tryntie Hadders (Hudden?)
Willem Gerritse van Couwenhoven
Aeltje Joris (Brinckerhoff)
Peter Montfoort
Sara de Plancke
Jan Evertse (Bout)
Tryntie Symons
Willem Bredenbent
Aeltje Brackunee
Jan Pietersen
Grietje Jans
Teunis Nyssen (Deyse)
Femmetie Jans
Adam Brouwer
Magdalena Jacobs
Johannes Marcus
Elsje Hendricks
Teunis Janse
Barabara Lucas
Jan Jorisse (Rapalie)
Jan Hibon (under censure)
Gertruyt Barents

October 17th, 1660
Maria Fredericks, of the Haag
Pieter Jansen, of the Manhattens
Annetje Jans, of Amsterdam

December 29, 1660
Wiggert Reyniersen, of Oosturieslant
Swantie Jans, wid. of Cornelis Potter
Jan Martyn van Campen

April 10, 1661
Sara Joris Rapalje (wife of Hans Hansen Bergen),
    taken on certificate from the Manhattans, as a member
Dirck Jansen, of Amsterdam
Marritien Teunis, of Nieuw Netherland
Thomas Jansen (van Dyck), of Nieuw Utrecht
Fytie Dircks, of Amsterdam
Pieter Prae, of Diepe
Catharine Lethie
Marcus Soison
Lysbeth Rossillou, of Leyden

May 29th, 1661
Symon Joosten, of Marrelbeeck
Auneken Barents, of Amsterdam
Teunis Gysbertse (Bogaart), of Heykoop
Aris Willemzen (Bennet), of Nieuw Netherland
Garrit Dirckzen Crousen, of Wynschoot
Jannekin Pieters, wife of Jan Cornelissen de Zeen

October 2d, 1661
Jan Clerk, of Brazil, admitted to membership

December 25, 1661
Willem Willemse (Bennet)
Gertruyt van Mullen
Thomas Verdon
Janneken Claese

April 2d, 1662
Brecktje Hans (Bergen), of Nieuw Netherland

May 22, 1662
Fytie Martens, of Hamburg

September 27th, 1662
Mechtelina Specht, of Utrecht
Marritie (Baddia, nee Bennett, nee Thomas, wife of Mr. Paulus (Vanderbeeck)
Anneken Hans (Bergen), of Nieuw Netherland
Agnietie Jans, of Amsterdam

December 25th, 1662
Joris Jansen Rappalje
Ctherine Jeronymus (Rappalje)
Catharine Joris Rapalje, of Nieuw Netherland
Frederick Lubbertsen
Tryntje Hendricks
Paulus Derckse, with attestation of Fort Orange
Jan Pietersze
Maria Hoogeboom, of Bunninck

February 21st, 1663
Wilhelmus Bredenbent, of Cujanus (Gowanus), chosen Elder in place of Jan Jorise,
who died on the 28th of January, 1663

March 25th, 1663
Marten Reyerssen, of Amsterdam, admitted to membership with attestation of Flatbush.
Anneken Dourcoop, wife of Michael Syperus, with attestation of certificate of the Manhattans

September 23rd, 1663
Pierre Parmentier, of Manhiem
Thonnet Terrin, of Manhiem
Roelof Willemszen, of Beverwyck
Willemken Tyssen, from Beverwyck

December 23rd, 1663
Cornelis van Bossum (Borsum)
Geertje Gysbert
Jean Messural
Jenne Carton

April 9th, 1664
Meynert Jorney, of Manheim
Jacob Leendertsen, of Middlewout
Rebecca Fredericks, of Middlewout
Albert Coninck of Middlewout
Tryntje Jans, of Middlewout
Aert Teunissen Middagh, of Heykoop
Janneken Jans, of Almeloo
Judith Joris (Rapalie), of Nieuw Netherland
Janneken Montfoort, of Nieuw Netherland
Anneken Rems, of Nieuw Netherland
Nieltje Jans, of Nieuw Netherland

May 13th, 1670
Dirck Storm Jan Pietersen Mackelyck
Styntien Janssen, his wife

October 3rd, 1684
Maria Baddia presented the Church with a silver "beecker," or communion-cup
(This Maria Baddia, sometimes called Mary Thomas, mar. 1. Jacob Vardon or Verden;
2. Willem Adriaense Bennet, and 3. Mr. Paulus Vanderbeeck)







History of the City of New York by David T. Valentine, ©1853, pg 425-426







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