Note: n 1722 from Matthys Sweem and Catherine means that was about the time Abraham was born? He was married to Catherine Ellis about 1746. Only 2 children listed for them, the 1st is 3 Oct 1747, Cornelius, the sponsors, Jan Rol and Jannetje Berkelau... If so, Abraham would have been about age 24 at marriage. Jannetje was still a 'girl' in the 1709 census and Abraham not listed."
SI Baptism Records, 1757 Oct 13 (p 57). Parents: Abraham Berkelau/Catrina Ellis; child: Cornelius; witn: Jan Rol/Jannetje Berkelau. "Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society" Vol IV, Staten Island Church Records. NY, 1909. p 57 (17).
"Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society" Vol IV, Staten Island Church Records, NY, 1909. p 59 (18). "1751? Jul 28 (no year) ___am Berkelo, ___na Elles; Gerret; Witn: Basteann Elles, Sara Neefyes."
Ibid. 1758 March 12. Gerrit Post, Sara Ellis; Abraham. Wign. Abraham Berkelo, Cattriena Ellis. p 64 (19).
Parents: Bastiaen Gerritszen Ellis 1689-1763 and Sarah Nevius (Neefies) 1702-1789.
Staten Island - Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond 1696-1790http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~rbillard/port_richmond_baptisms.htm1724 Aug 30; Bastiaan Elles, Sara Neefjes; Catharina; Nicolaas Bakker, Tryntje Vleereboom
Note: Per Barbara A. Barth, Apr 1998 via internet. "I wonder if Jan Roll's purchase of the farm i
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