DeForest
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1692, January 15, Jesse De Forest was born
1697, August 22, Nelletje Quackenbush was born
1718, August 22, Jesse de Forest and Neeletje Quackenbush were married
1719, May 30, Catreina, our eldest child, was born, and baptised by Dominie Andriese
1720, October 14, Philip, our first son, was born, and baptised by Dominie Andriese
1723, February 19, Cornelia, our second daughter, was born, and baptised by Dominie Andriese
1725, November 26, Wouter, our second son, was born, and baptised by Dominie Andriese
1728, September 18, Isaac, our third son was born, and baptised by Dominie Andriese
1731, June 13, (Catharine?) our third daughter, was born. Godfather: Philipus Winne; Godmother: Anneke Van Nes
1733, October 20, Nelletje, our fourth; baptised by same, godparents Johannis and Margareta Quackenbush
1736, August 7, Sarah, fifth daughter, baptised by the same, godparents David and Abigail De Forest
1740, March 12, Maria, sixth daughter, baptised by Dominie Van Schie. Godparents: Philip and Geertroui Hanse
1746, August 11, died my daughter Catreina. She died in the Lord
1756, September 26, my father (Jesse De Forest) died on Sabbath morning, aged 64 years
1760, February 23, sister Cornelia died, aged 37 years
1760, May 19, Cornelius died, aged 3 months, 7 days
1773, April 12, my mother Neiletje Quackenbush died between 5 and 6 P. M., at the age of 76 years she would have been had she lived until 22 August
1789, April 7, died my wife Nelletie between 5 and 6 A. M., aged 55 years, 5 months and 7 days (wife of Isaac Isaacse Fonda)



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