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Karen Brown (#47020273)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy research for 30 years. I am a member of the DAR and have held several officer positions. I would love to hear from relatives.
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Transfer complete. (Sorry I didn't make the link before the transfer, though.) Gotta love that epitaph! "We loved her, but she died".
Added by suscat on Jul 13, 2014 5:38 AM
Barry Schinnerer
RE: Myron Newkirk
Your welcome, I sure understand the time issues!
Added by Barry Schinnerer on Jul 03, 2014 2:10 AM
Gail Metzger
RE: Altrock
Hi, Karen:
I'm hoping to get over that way after work tomorrow evening. Thanks for your patience! Stay tuned!! Gail
Added by Gail Metzger on Jun 29, 2014 3:03 PM
RE: Staats Memrials
No but will check it out. Thanks for the transfers.

Added by Steve on Jun 28, 2014 3:12 PM
RE: Staats
Also of note is that in October 17552 Calendars changed from Old Style to New Style. Not sure what they were using. Ordered the Book on Amazon. Had a balance from Christmas gifts.

Looks like by the time Book shows up I'll have all the generations lined out.

Will continue to tweak dates and relationships.

Never thought I would get into this one so far. Been working on Oakwood Cm. and Albany Rural Cem. connections.

My family actually breaks off at Elizabeth Staats dtr. of Nicholas and Maria Saulbury then to Jochum P. and Elizabeth Schuyler. Then Barent Staats and Neeltje Vandenburgh to Capt. Jochum and Annaje Barents to Dr/Maj Abram Staats the founnder.

Thus am a cousin of Bill Staats.

Never know where things will take you.

Added by Steve on Jun 27, 2014 10:02 AM
RE: Staats
OK I think Mays and Marches confused
We Know she was Bapt. 5/10/1752 probably born May 7, 1752 plus 79 yrs 10 months and 17 days gives you Mar 24, 1832 as burial date.

Think that works.
Added by Steve on Jun 26, 2014 3:23 PM
RE: Staats
Hmmm.. Need to check it out.
What I am finding by linking everyone is that the burials are all of the families of those who lived or were born on the property. So far can actually track the generations down to the present.

The others in the family moved away and are buried elsewhere. Many in Albany Rural which now has an excellent digitized system. The actual burial cards are at Really has improved over the mail.

Sometimes the dates are incorrect but also may be a difference between actual birth and baptism When looking at William in Harris I find him listed as William (H) not William N.

Pretty much have most of those in Harris idenified. Adding them to the later burials, Lawrence etc.we get up to current times.
Added by Steve on Jun 26, 2014 1:27 PM
RE: Staats
Interesting. My brother has been to the farm when he was running a Farmers Market. My family has Staats, Miller, Muller commections in Rennselaer, Colombia County etc. Grew up in Altamont. Have an old Staats Genealogy as well as the VR's of Schodack by Harris. Been cross indexing to find out who is really at the cemetery and how they are related. Would be interested in finding the book you mentioned.

Added by Steve on Jun 26, 2014 5:33 AM
RE: Staats
Found some more Bio info on Philip staats and Anna Van Alstyne. They did indeed live at Staats Island two of the sons were Barent P. and Peter P. Both were Dr's Barent was Mayor of Albany and Peter a prominent local Doctor. Both buried in Albany Rural Cem.
Added by Steve on Jun 25, 2014 6:09 PM
RE: Staats
Karen: Not sure how you are connected with Jo Ann who I have sent some info.

Here are some connections you may want to make at Staats Island. five generations.

1. Joachim 1654-1712 w. Anna Barrentse b. 1660 d. 1707

2. son of above Barent 1685-1752 w. Neeltje Gerrets d. Jul 2,1747/49 conflict on dates.

3. son of Barrent, Col. Joachim bapt. Sept. 15, 1717 d.Mar. 4,1804 w. Elizabeth Schuyler b. Sept 15, 1715 d. Dec 5, 1795.

4. son of above Col Philip Staats bapt. April 14,1754 ADRC d. 1821 m. Anna van Alstyne, b. 1767 d.

5. Abraham P. Staats son of above b.Feb. 11, 1791 d. 1841.

Thus we have 5 generations in direct line which is consistent with property being in same family forever.
Added by Steve on Jun 25, 2014 6:01 AM
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