Thursday, April 20, 2017
1785 Birth and Baptism Record of John Potman in Walpack, N.J. - Post #361 of Treasure Chest Thursday
It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.
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The treasure today is the 1785 birth and baptism record of John Potman (1785-1863) in Walpack, Sussex County, New Jersey.
The birth and baptism record is:
The information gleaned from this record is:
* Child's name: John Potman
* Birth date: Sep 27, 1785
* Baptism date: Nov. 13, 1785
* Parent's names: Peter Potman and Sarah Canaan
The source citation for this record is:
"U.S. Dutch Reformed Church Records from Selected States, 1639-1989," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com), New Jersey > Walpeck > Walpeck NJ, Book 78, page 97 (image 79 of 169), John Potman birth and baptism entry; original church record books from Holland Society of New York, New York, New York and The Archives of the Reformed Church in America, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
John Potman/Putman was born 27 September 1785, the second child and second son of to Peter and Sarah (Canaan/Kinnan) Potman/Putman and was baptized at the Walpack Dutch Reformed Church in Walpack, Sussex County, New Jersey
John Potman/Putman (1785-1863) is my 4th great-grandfather. He married Sarah Martin (1792-1860) in about 1810 in New York, and they migrated to Norfolk County, Ontario in about 1834. I am descended from their daughter, Elizabeth Putman (1818-1895), who married Alexander Sovereen (1814-1907) in 1840.
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