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On 19 Jun 2018 at 14:23 GMT Robin Lee wrote: One of the three merges on this profile has been outstanding since January. It is quite possible that you will never find a birth/baptism record for this person. Perhaps a good "evidence explained" paragraph and a decision is called for in this case.

On 9 Jun 2018 at 22:21 GMT John Biddle wrote:

Philip married Gansevoort while only 21-23 years of age and many of the children are named according to the Dutch Naming practices and many have the same name as Frederick Philips' children. Philip after many years of marriage certainly could have married one Maria in Barbados giving his seafaring adventures. Naturally, this is speculation but much of it fits a pattern. If you have a problem with de Moer, it is a city in Holland and his mother traveled frequently to Holland to purchase commodities and then resell them in New York or New Amsterdam. She certainly could have been pregnant and delivered a child in Holland. Nonetheless, the two Philip Philipse present a mystery as to who is Philip Philipse de Moer's real father.

On 9 Jun 2018 at 22:16 GMT John Biddle wrote:

It is possible that this Philip Philipse who married Maria Sparks is also the same Philipse who married Elizabeth Gansevoort. Philip who is the son of Frederick was heavily involved with pirates, and his father's shipping interests, who not only roamed the seven seas but also they roamed the Hudson and exchanged much of their loot there for supplies and the Philipse Landed Properties stretched along the Hudson for miles approaching Albany. Philip was at sea much of his adult life carrying on his father's vast trading interest stretching from New Amsterdam to Barbados to Amsterdam to Madagascar. When his health began to fail he took his father's plantation called Spring Head at Barbados where he met and married one Maria...either Sparks or Farmer and there died.

On 3 Jun 2018 at 19:58 GMT Beulah (Maltby) Cramer wrote:

*"New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Tanneke Luwis in entry for Johannes Montanje, 17 Sep 1749; citing REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH,NEW YORK,NEW YORK,NEW YORK, reference ; FHL microfilm 17,503.

On 27 Apr 2018 at 15:40 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

Hi, Melona. Lott-658 already had the New Netherland Descendants project box, which used to be all that was needed to indicate that it was part of the project. I have added this account as project manager.

On 27 Apr 2018 at 14:28 GMT Melona (Niven) Gallagher wrote:

Is it possible that Lott-658 is of interest to you?

On 24 Apr 2018 at 14:09 GMT Katherine (Alvis) Patterson wrote:

Why is Cornelius-952 protected by this project? I doubt she ever existed, but if she did, she would have been English.


On 13 Mar 2018 at 19:52 GMT James Applegate wrote:

Re: Nowedonah-1

Is there a reason for the project to manage the profile of unknown Nowedonah of Montaukt (1580-1640) ?

On 5 Mar 2018 at 13:58 GMT Victoria VanAllen wrote:

I found four profiles for Johannes Lourens Opdyck 1650-1729 that need to be examined and merged. They are: Opdike-9; Opdyck-1; Lourens-216; Opdyck-35.

On 21 Feb 2018 at 17:41 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:


Thank you for self-certifying for the Pre-1700 badge! Participation in a Pre-1700 Project is strongly encouraged for those wishing to edit Pre-1700 profiles. Collaboration is essential because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants.

I feel you know this, however just like others who have taken the Pre-1700's quiz, I suggest:New Netherland Settlers Project, leader is Ellen Smith.

For questions? Let me know. I'm happy to help! :-)

Mary ~ Pre-1700 Greeter

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