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Decker Bibles – Under the care of Historic Huguenot Street (Roosa House Library and Archives), New Paltz, New York.  Information below provided by the library, October 2010 and is as provided.  Any misspellings are presumed to be as entered in the original record.           

 

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BIB 093 Elsie Ann Decker Bible Records

 

Bible.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments… H&E Phinney, Cooperstown, New York, 1828.  Contains genealogical records of the Davis, Decker, Hoornbeck, and Rhineheart families (1747-1897).  This appears to be a collection of pages from two different Bibles.

 

Transcriptions

 

Page 1 (Image 004L)

 

Marriages:

Levi Decker and Ann Davis Married January 15 1806 By the Reverend Moses Freligh

 

 

 

Page 2 (Image 003R)

 

Births:

(Note:  The next four entries appearing on the left side of this page are crossed out.  They seem to be contradicted by the entries on the right side of the page that are in a different handwriting.)

Else Ann Decker Was born in the year one thousand Eight hundred One July 25th - and baptized by the Rev Moses Freliegh (This entire entry is crossed out.)

Peter Decker was born in the year one thousand Eight hundred and eight March 12 and baptized by the --- Moses Freliegh (This entire entry is crossed out.)

Frances Decker was born in the year one thousand Eight hundred ten on the 9th of March and baptized by the Rev Moses Freliegh (This entire entry is crossed out.)

John Dereck (Partially legible) Decker was born in the year one thousand Eight hundred and fourteen a-- ------------ by ---------- (illegible) (This entire entry is crossed out.)

(The preceding four entries had been crossed out and apparently replaced with the following)

Else Ann Born July 25th 1807 on Friday Night

Peter Born March 12 1809 on Saturday knight

Frances Born March 30th 1811 on Friday knight

John Davis (partially legible) Born March 9th 1814 on Wednesday

Jeremiah Decker was Born October 8th 1816.  Baptized by the Reverend Abraham D. Wilson

******************

Shawangunk

 

 

 

Page 3 (Image 004R)

 

Births:

Harry was Born April 3rd 1819 Baptized by the Reverend Abraham D. Wilson

Thomas L. Decker Born 17th of January 1822 Baptized By the Reverend Abraham D. W—lson

Sarah Born the 3 Day of August 1824  Baptized by the Rev Abraham D. –illson

(Line blacked out – illegible)

Sarah Decker Born the 3 day of August 1824 Baptized by the Rev. Abraham D. Wilson

 

 

 

Page 4 (Image 005)

 

Deaths:

Jeremiah Decker Died November 21 1839 Aged 23 years 1 month and 11 (crossed out) 13 days

Levi Decker Died July 23 1865 Aged 81 years 10 months and 8 days

Ann Decker died 9th of December aged 84 years 7 months (crossed out) 3 mo. And 14 (crossed out) 25 days.  1868

 

 

 

Page 5 (Image 001)

 

Marriages:

Miss Elsie Ann Decker & Mr. Luther HornBeak was Married on the 15 Day of May in the yar of our Lord 1830

Miss Susan Ann Hornbeek was married to Robert H. Rhinehart Aug 10th 1876

 

Births?  (This birth was recorded on the page labeled “marriages”)

Sarah Hornbeeck -- -- Do—the 14 Jul y yer- 1838

Harriet

 

 

 

Page 6 (Image 002L)

 

Births:

Luther Hornbeek was Born April th 5 1799

Elsie Ann Decker was born July th 25 1807

Jame Wilkin Hornbeek was (crossed out) Born Fbuarey the 26 1825

Susan Ann Hornbeck was born April 10th 1832

Frnaces Hornbeek Was born the 23 of may 1836

Sarah Hoarnbeck Was born the 14 of July year 1838

Harriet Hoornbeck Was born august the 25 year 1845

Levi Hornbeck was born February 17th 1848 (barely legible)

 

 

 

Page 7 (Image 002R)

 

Births:

Robert H. Rhinehart was born November 14th 1826

Ida Rhinehart was born Febuary 10th 1864

Cornelius Hornbeek was born September 10th 1747

Idah Graham the wife of Cornelius Hornbeek was born January 14th 1760

Levi Decker was born September 27th 1783

Ann Davis the wife of Levi Decker was born August 14th 1784

 

Deaths: (These two deaths recorded on the page labeled “Births”)

Robert H. Rhinehard Died Oct 14 1897 age 70 yrs 10 mo 27 da.

Harriet Hornbeck Died March 14 1900 Age 55 ---- -- (crossed out)

 

 

 

Page 8 (Image 003L)

 

Deaths:

Cornelius Hornbecke Died May the 11 1832

Ida Hornbecke Died December 26th 1830

Levi Decker Died July the 23 1865 aged 81 years 10 months and 3 days

Ann Decker died the 9 of December

Aged 84 years 7 months and 14 days 1868

Elsie Ann Hornbeck (crossed out) Decker wife of Luther Hornbeck died November 6 1884

Aged 77 years 3 months and 13 days

Frances Hornbeck Died the 9 of febuary 1837

Levi Hornbeck Died Febuary the 24 1864 aged Sixteen years and Seven days

Sarah Hornbeck Died February the 7 1875 aged 36 years 6 months and 23 days

James Wilkin Hoarnbeck Died March the 30 aged 50 years 1875

Luther Hornbeck died February 7, 1884 aged 84 yrs. 10 mo.-- -- (illegible)

 

 

 

Page 9 (Image 007)

 

Birth:

Luther and Alsie Ann Hoornbeek youngest daughter (nameless yet) was born August the 25 1845

 

 

 

Page 10 (Image 006)

Birth:

Luther and Elsie Ann Hornbeek’s youngest son (nameless yet) was born February 17th 1848

 

 


 

BIB 359 Cornelius Decker Bible Records (Translation below)

 

Bible.  Biblia dat is de Gantliche H. Schrifture… Hendrick en Jacob Keur, Dordrecth, Netherlands, 1690.  Dutch Language.  Contains genealogical records of the Decker, Hasbrouck, and Van Wagenen families (1762-1827).

 

Page 1 (inside front cover)

 

Sarah Decker her hand

And [two illegible words] her Ink well [crossed out]

She is born in the year of our lord

Christ 1764 Cornelius Decker Junr

His Hand and Pen and Ink wrote

In the Roggen en

 

 

 

 

Page 2

 

In het Yaer^ February the 11 1785 Dan Ben Ick Josiah

Hasbrouck met Sara Decker

In het Yaer 1786 February the 13th Dan is

Meyn Dochter Elisabeth Geboren Omthren

Twe Uren Nade Middagh

In het Yaer 1788 August the 17th dan is meyn

Dochter Janetje Geboren omtrent Five Uren Na de

Midagh ende In het yaer 1791 May 30th dan is meyn

Soon Levi Geboren Omthrent 9 Uren in de Avo[nd] (end of page)

1798 December 3rd then is my Daughter

(Maria) Born about 11 A Clock at

Night.  The above Dare[?] all baptized by

the Reverand Stephen Goetsyus

1802 january 23 then is my Daughter

Esther Born about 7 Oclock at

Night Baptized by the Revd W Mier[?]

And Departed this life 26th Sept

in the year 1805 ----------

 

   

 

 

Page 3

 

1762 July 1 bben Ick Cornelis

Decker getrout met Elizabeth Van

wagenen -----------------------------

1764 January 16th is myn outster dochter

Sara geboren met breken Son den dag

haer Comper en peet Johannes Dekker

en annatie Van Wagenen ---------------

1764 Mert 12th is myn Vrouw Elisabeth

Van Wagenen by Den Heer ont’slapen

op moendy onttrent negens of ten Huren

vor de Midagh ---------------------------

1764

 

 

 

 

Page 4 (rear inside cover)

 

1827

1764

  63 [? Illegible]  [Lonnie Note:  This appears to be a subtraction resulting in what would be 33]

 

1764 january 16th is my daughter

sara Born about the Break of day

 

 

 

[Lonnie Note:  Another page appears to contain math & date calculations.]

 

 

 

Translation

 

Page 1 (inside front cover)

 

Sarah Decker her hand

And [two illegible words] her Ink well [crossed out]

She is born in the year of our lord

Christ 1764 Cornelius Decker Junr

His Hand and Pen and Ink wrote

In the Roggen Inn

 

Page 2

 

In the year February the 11th 1785 then I Josiah

Hasbrouck was married with Sara Decker

In the year 1786 February the 13th then

my daughter Elisabeth was born about

two hours after midday

In the year 1788 August the 17th then my

daughter Janetje was born about five hours after

midday end In the year 1791 May 30th then my

son Levi was born about 9 o’clock in the eveni[ng] (end of page)

1798 December 3rd then my daughter

(maria) was born about 11 o’clock at

Night.  The above Dare[?] all baptized by

the Reverand Stephen Goctsyus

1802 January 23 then my Daughter

Esther was born about 7 o’clock at

night baptized By the Revd W Mier[?]

and departed this life 26th Sept

in the year 1805 -------------------

 

Page 3

 

1762 July 1 I Cornelis

Decker was married with Elizabeth Van

wagenen --------------------------------

1764 January 16th my oldest daughter

Sara was born at the breaking of the day’s Sun

her Godparents are Johannes Dekker

and annatie Van Wagenen -------------------

1764 March 12th my wife Elisabeth Van Wagenen went to sleep with the Lord

on Monday about nine or ten o’clock

in the morning

 

1764

 

Page 4 (rear inside cover)

 

1827

1764

  63[?, illegible] [Lonnie Note:  This appears to be a subtraction resulting in what would be 33]

 

1764 January 16th my daughter

sara was born about the break of day

 

Transcription and Translation by Eric J. Roth 2005

 

 


 

 

BIB 360 Sally Decker Bible (Slaves) Record

 

Religious Book.  Bibliographic information unkown, ca. 18th century.  Dutch language.

Contains records of births of slaves probably belonging to the Decker family (1810-1812).

 

Transcription

 

Page 1

 

Birth

April 17th 1812 then was Born our Negro Peter

Will Uncle Jacob Please to record this

 

Page 2

 

Births

Simon and Jim were born Sometime in May 1810 there is a fortnight’s difference in their a-----

(illegible) ages.

 

 

 


November 24, 2010