Dutch reformed church of flatlands book

Annals of the classis of bergen, of the reformed dutch church, and of the churches under its care. New lots and the old burying ground of the reformed dutch church, and later potentially. The protestant dutch reformed church of flatlands yesterday observed the 310th anniversary of its founding. It is the third church built on the site, which has been in continuous use for religious purposes for longer than any other location in new york city. Records of the reformed dutch church of stone arabia. This excerpt shows the kind of town flatlands was and what the church was used for. A 19thcentury brooklyn church plays witness to a changing. The current neighborhood borders are roughly defined by the bay ridge branch to the north, avenue u to the south, ralph avenue to the east, and flatbush avenue to the southwest. Baptismal records of the reformed dutch church of flatlands. Records of the dutch congregations of freehold and middletown families of dutch ancestry from kings county, long island first began settling in monmouth county, new jersey in the 1690s. First record book of the old dutch church of sleepy hollow. A book on the history of the dutch reformed church during the colonial period.

I also found information about the area in the book brooklyn by name, about. An exposition of the heidelberg catechism two volumes by theodorus vandergroe translated from the dutch by bartel elshout. Marriage records from the dutch reformed church at new amsterdam and later new york city, spanning from 1639 1801. Worldcat vital records of reformed dutch church, prattsville, new york, 17981899 family history library west durham church records. The flatlands reformed church strives to be a fellowship of people gathered from the flatlands community and committed to jesus christ. It was written in 1882 and the way they recorded information shows us whats important to that society. Baptismal records extending from 1683 1724 for the dutch reformed church at albany, ny. Records of the reformed dutch church in new amsterdam and.

This record set was created by the holland society and currently contains records of dutch reformed churches in new york and new jersey. Tercentenary anniversary, 16541954, protestant dutch reformed church of flatlands, long island protestant dutch reformed church of flatlands brooklyn, new york family history library the 1932 brooklyn church year book ancestry. Indexes to flatlands dutch reformed church records, brooklyn ny 1825 1914. Days of early dutch settlers recalled by flatlands church the. Flatbush, brooklyn borough, new york genealogy familysearch. Flatlands dutch reformed church cemetery in brooklyn, new. The dutch reform church of flatlands is quitely tucked just out of sight of the busy flatbush ave throughway, one block east on kings highway and east 40th street. The protestant dutch reformed church of the town of flatlands. Religious records, new york state 16391914 new york.

About our new york state religious records collection. Flatbush reformed dutch church cemetery in flatbush, new york. There is mention of the family in a documentary history of the early settlers of the dutch. Flatlands reformed church cemetery flatlands, brooklyn. Lets dish some history and gossip while we bike around with a side of vinyl replacement windows. This is a collection of the oldest extant marriage records of the reformed dutch church of new york city formerly new amsterdam. Dutch reformed books the christians only comfort in life and death. The congregation known today as canarsie community reformed church can trace its roots back to 1876 when the rev. Bklyn reformed dutch church records brooklyn genealogy. Figure 2 is taken from a figure executed by kelley in the 1977 landesman book. John conrad dickhaut founded the flatlands german evangelical church. Records of the reformed protestant dutch church of flatbush. Old first dutch reformed church of brooklyn, new york.

Church records, 16731881 flatlands reformed dutch church brooklyn, new york family history library records of the protestant dutch reformed church of flatlands, long island, 17471914 worldcat gravesend church records. Annatje hansen bergen hoogland 16401669 find a grave. Eddy aleman, general secretary of the reformed church in america, is coming to visit with nbts students on monday, 6 january 2020, 5. Flatbush reformed dutch church consistory books, kings county, long island, new york, courtesy. The protestant dutch reformed church of flatlands, long island. Dutch reformed church in the united states genealogy. In the kings county genealogical club collection, there is a section on the tombstone inscriptions in the reformed dutch church of flatlands. The dutch reformed church the reformation was a time of religious violence and persecution, and many leaders of the newly established reformed congregations fled abroad. The church, incorporated in the united states in 1819 as the reformed protestant dutch church, changed its name in 1867 to the reformed church in america. Dutch reformed church in south africa ngk wikipedia.

Donna speer ristenbatt genealogyreformed dutch church records. The protestant dutch reformed church of the town of flatlands quick facts. Baptismal records of the dutch reformed church of albany. Keep in mind that the english took over new amsterdam in 1664 and then the dutch took it back again for one year1673, thus calling it new orange. Reformed church in america 1912 young singers friend.

Records from dutch reformed churches in other states will be added in the future. The dutch reformed church started in the united states in 1628. As new englanders continued to migrate to new york, the congregational church puritans and society of friends quakers grew. In 1979, the flatbush reformed dutch church complex was designated a landmark by the new york city landmarks preservation commission. The historic old dutch church of sleepy hollow is now known as the first reformed church of tarrytown, in westchester co. The flatbush reformed protestant dutch church, also known as the flatbush reformed church, is a historic dutch reformed church now a member of the reformed church in america at 890 flatbush avenue in the flatbush neighborhood of brooklyn, new york city. Jan 31, 2010 built between 1793 and 1798, the flatbush dutch reformed church was designated a landmark by the new york city landmarks preservation commission in 1979. Dec 18, 2016 dutch reformed books the christians only comfort in life and death. Explore this cemetery for graves, information and tombstones for names in flatlands dutch reformed church cemetery in brooklyn, new york, a find a grave. Annatje bergan was the daughter of hans hansen and sarah jorise rapalje bergen.

During the 1500s and 1600s, numerous people, church. The cemetery was centrally located on the villages main street, now 84th street, and the original church was constructed adjacent to it in 1700. Records of the reformed dutch church in prattsville, greene county, n. To locate this book at a library near you using worldcat. Reformed dutch church of flatlands, long island baptisms 17471802. The first synod of 23 dutch reformed leaders was held in october 1571 in the german city of emden. Dutch reformed church, brooklyn, new york gowanus canal. Dutch reformed church records, 16391989 includes brooklyn, flatbush, flatlands and new utrecht source. County with one city brooklyn and four towns flatbush, flatlands.

Records of the reformed dutch church in new amsterdam and new. Y containing an account of the organization of the church and the registers of consistories, members, marriages, and baptisms warren county. It is a shame that van pelt manor no longer exists. The first churches established in new york during the seventeenth century were the dutch reformed, french protestant huguenot, and lutheran churches. Long island ny coordinated records of marriages and baptisms from the flatbush rdc consistory books and the registers of its daughter church at new lots kings county, long island, new york, baptisms 17921872 and marriages 17871872. David cole, was published by the yonkers historical and library association. I would like to visit new utrecht one day and see the dutch reformed church that my ancestors attended for many generations. When the dutch came to america, the first church organized in new netherlands was the reformed dutch church of new amsterdam new york city. The church complex consists of the church, cemetery, parsonage and church house. An exposition of the heidelberg catechism two volumes by theodorus vandergroe translated from the dutch. By contrast, the first church in flatlands was erected in 1662, and in brooklyn in 1666. The dutch reformed church was created during an incredibly tumultuous period of european history known as the protestant reformation. Janes walk led by fabulous new york woman ellen halliday, is actually a bicycle tour meeting at the flatlands dutch reformed church, on kings highway. This organization has not provided guidestar with a mission statement.

Protestant dutch reformed church of flatlands new york, n. The flatlands dutch reformed church has been a borough staple since the 17th century. Flatlands dutch reformed church, also known as flatlands reformed church, is a historic dutch reformed church at kings highway and east 40th street in the. Over time, the german language was discontinued and the group became known as canarsie reformed church. Flatlands as the dutch moved into new jersey, the first church formed there was the bergen reformed dutch church. Holland society of new york, 1998 brooklyn new york, n. The flatlands reformed church shares the distinction of being the oldest church in brooklyn with old first reformed church in park slope and the flatbush reformed church on flatbush. Throughout our history, the new york genealogical and biographical society has transcribed and published religious records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths from over 120 new york state churches of various denominations. The ladies of the reformed dutch church at flatlands hold a fair on the afternoons and evenings of the 25th and 26th inst. The dutch reform church of flatlands is quitely tucked just out of sight of the busy flatbush ave throughway, one block east on kings highway and east 40th. This is a microfilm of a handwritten transcript in possession of the holland society of new york, new york city.

Days of early dutch settlers recalled by flatlands church. Flatlands dutch reformed church, also known as flatlands reformed church, is a historic dutch reformed church at kings highway and east 40th street in the flatlands neighborhood of brooklyn, new york. Records of the reformed protestant dutch church of flatbush, kings county, new york. Indexes to flatlands dutch reformed church records, brooklyn. Founded in 1654, flatlands tradition and history is firmly grounded in the history of dutch immigration and settlement and dutch reformed liturgy and theology. Oct 26, 2015 primarily focusing on library collections, this guide presents a select list of materials useful for researching dutch ancestors in new netherland and colonial new york. Y, reformed protestant dutch church german flats, n. The church s first building was erected at a site near the presentday intersection of kings highway and east 40th street, and. Flatlands dutch reformed church, also known as flatlands reformed church, is a historic dutch reformed church at kings highway and east 40th street in the flatlands neighborhood of brooklyn, reformed dutch church consistory books 17871872 and the registers of its daughter church at new lots 18241906,kings county, long island, new york. Flatlands is a neighborhood in the southeast part of the borough of brooklyn in new york city.

Explore this cemetery for graves, information and tombstones for names in flatbush reformed dutch church cemetery in flatbush, new york, a find a grave cemetery. The dutch reformed church in the american colonies, by dr. Find information on research strategies, family histories, early directories, church records, dutch genealogy periodicals, and more. In 1819, it was known as the reformed protestant dutch church. New york church records genealogy familysearch wiki. The complex consists of the church, administration building, and cemetery. It also has a presence in neighbouring countries, such as namibia, swaziland, and parts of botswana, zimbabwe and zambia.

Records of the reformed dutch church of albany, new york. The dutch reformed church reformed church in america is one of the oldest christian denominations in the world. Nederduitse gereformeerde kerk, abbreviated ngk is a reformed christian denomination in south africa. The deacons account book of what is now the first church of albany provides a fascinating look into church life in the early decades of the dutch reformed church in america. Records of the dutch congregations of freehold and middletown. Flatlands dutch reformed church the peopling of new york city. Records of the reformed protestant dutch church of.

Baptisms, 17181741 reformed protestant dutch church, new utrecht source. A few libraries have the original year books, but a collected edition was also printed in 1978 by the genealogical publ. How to research dutch ancestors the new york public library. Flatlands reformed church at 3931 kings highway has a history that. Flatlands dutch reformed church founded in 1654, is the oldest church in north america and has been a center of christian witness and service in flatlands for. Flatlands reformed church reformed church in america. A landmark of new york city, the church at kings highway and east 40th street in brooklyn is noted for its rural atmosphere and the simplicity of its architecture. Futurama and fine dutch farmhouses in flatlands brooklyn eagle. Flatlands dutch reformed church the peopling of new york. Flatlands dutch reformed church founded in 1654, is the oldest church in north america and has been a center of christian witness and service in flatlands for over three and a half centuries. We proclaim the good news of our lord jesus christ in deeds and words, helping and serving the needs of people amongst whom god has placed us.

The dutch reformed church of ceylon officially changed its name in 2007 to the christian reformed church of sri lanka to reflect its christian identity in the nation, rather than on its dutch colonial heritage. The descriptions included information like age, birth date and whether the person was colored or not. Coordinated records of marriges and baptisms from the flatbush reformed dutch church consistory books 17871872 and the. Volume 1 of records of the reformed protestant dutch church of german flatts in fort herkimer, town of german flats, herkimer county, n. Jan 28, 2012 my name is charles miller, and my wife and i live in virginia. The flatlands dutch reformed church was formed in 1654 in the dutch town of new amersfoort, one of the six original towns comprising the presentday borough of brooklyn, and now known as the neighborhood of flatlands. Records of the reformed dutch church in new amsterdam and new york. Historical series books reformed church in america. Baptisms 1805 to 1889 records of the reformed dutch church of new paltz, n.

Through the dutch east india company and its workers, the dutch reformed church was established in ceylon in 1642. Another church that formed was the brooklyn reformed dutch church and also the flatbush reformed dutch church on long island. Many new yorkers joined both the baptists and presbyterians. Sep 29, 20 first record book of the old dutch church of sleepy hollow. What other brooklyn neighborhoods got dutch farmhouses from the 1700s. I am descended from the van pelt family through the wynns family of bertie county, north carolina. This church was one of the two brooklyn dutch reform churches organized under orders of peter stuyvesant. Wawarsing, new york reformed dutch church records reformed dutch church of woodstock, ulster co. Brief outline of rca history reformed church in america. While the vast majority of the marriages were performed in new york, a number of the 17thcentury entries reflect marriages performed outside the city. The new utrecht reformed dutch church cemetery, established around 16531654, before the church was organized, is an important reminder of the towns earliest period of development. Throughout the first half of the 1800s, the church s dutch beginnings shifted from an everyday reality to a remembered heritage as dutch language worship began to fade. Flatlands dutch reformed church cemetery in brooklyn, new york. The flatbush church occupies the site in longest continuous use for religious purposes in the city.

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