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Sarah Smith (Van Genee)

Death: before September 03, 1721
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Aree Van Genee and Jora Van Genee
Wife of Willem Pieterse Smit
Mother of Cicilia Smith
Sister of Adam Van Genee; Maria Van Genee and Eva Van Genee

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Immediate Family

About Sarah Smith

Sarah's 1st child Cicilia

1720 Apr 13; Willem Pieterse -swarte, Sara Pieters -swarte; Cicilia; Pieter Luykasse, Elizabeth Salamonse

Sarah died before September 1721

Willem Pieterse born and living on York Island, widower of Sarah [Sara] Van Genee {married 2nd} Maria De Vries born on York Island and living at Tappan September 3, 1721 [betrothed]

Association of three black/mixed race family surnames

Day (Dey); van Genee (van Guinea); Pieters (Pieterse)

source: Early Bergen County Families, compiled by Pat Wardell, 130 Crestview Drive, Englewood, FL 34223 at

the children of William Day & (2) Eva van Guinea:

• Jora Day, b. 21 Feb 1714 ("on Millstone River"); bp. 1 Aug 1714 NYC Luth Ch ('in our Christian Lutheran meeting at Raritons, at the house of Are De Guinee') (wit: '''Are Van Guinee''' and wife Jora) 

• Willem Dey, bp. 12 April 1716 Raritan Ref Ch (wit: Willem Piterse, Sara Van Genee) (no mother’s name in bp. record)

Unplaced Dee/Day Women

Elizabeth Dee, m. 1697 Jacob Salomonse [Pieterse], son of Solomon Pieterse & Maria Anthonis Portugies

Note1: See the link ? Willem Piterse is probably related to Jacob Pieterse(!)

Note2: Solomon and Maria Anthonis are free blacks

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Sarah Smith's Timeline

April 13, 1720
September 3, 1721

Aree Van Guinea had two of his children baptized by Pastor

Falckner in 1705 and 1708.... but Sarah had other siblings so she may not be one of these two.