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Elizabeth Wightman (Updike)

Also Known As: "Opdyck"
Birthplace: New Amsterdam, , New York, USA
Death: Died in Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
Place of Burial: Quidnessett, Washington, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Geysbert "Gilbert" Updike and Catherine Op den Dyck
Wife of George WIGHTMAN and George Wightman
Mother of Elizabeth Huling; Alice Waite; Rev. Daniel Wightman; Sarah Collins; Deacon George Wightman and 5 others
Sister of Lodowick Updike, Capt.; Richard Opdyck; Sarah Opdyck; Johannes Opdyck; Samuel Updike and 2 others

Managed by: Margaret Whitman
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About Elizabeth Wightman

ELIZABETH12 UPDIKE (Gysbert OP DEN DYCK11, Lodowick10, Gysbert9, Lodowick8, Gysbert7, Johan6, Johan5, Deric4, Henric3, Herman2, Henric1), daughter of (11) Gysbert11 and (AIR-9) Catherine (SMITH) OP DEN DYCK, was christened on 27 July 1644 in New Amsterdam[4, 19], and died between 1712 and 1716 in Kingstowne[2]. She married prob. Kingstowne, about 1663, (API-18) GEORGE WIGHTMAN[2], son of (API-13) John WIGHTMAN, who was born on 4 Nov. 1632 in England[2], and died in Jan. 1721/2 in Kingstowne[2]. [4, 19, 20]

Children: See (API-18) George WIGHTMAN

Elizabeth Updyke of New Amsterdam met George Wightman, a relatively recent arrival from England, during her family's visits from their home in New Amsterdam and her maternal grandfather's property in Wickford, RI colony, which was run mostly by Elizabeth's uncle, Richard Smith, Jr. Their property, originally the early trading post opened by their grandfather, Richard Smith, Sr., was located a few miles from George's property in Quidnessett. Elizabeth's father, Gysbert Opdyck, came from Wesel, Duchy of Cleves (now Germany). The Opdyck ancestry in Wesel is known back to about 1300.

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Elizabeth Wightman's Timeline

July 27, 1644
New Amsterdam, , New York, USA
July 27, 1644
New York, New York, United States
July 27, 1644
New Amsterdam, Montgomery, Ny
July 26, 1664
Age 19
Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
December 29, 1666
Age 22
North Kingstown, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
January 2, 1668
Age 23
Kingstown, Kings County (Present Washington County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, (Present USA)
February 25, 1671
Age 26
Kingstown, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
January 8, 1673
Age 28
Kingstown, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
April 16, 1674
Age 29
Quidnesett, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations