Willem Pieterse Smit

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Willem Pieterse Smith?

Also Known As: "William Smit", "William Smitt"
Immediate Family:

Husband of Maria de Vries and Sarah Smith
Father of Frans Smit; Isabel Smitt and Cicilia Smith

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About Willem Pieterse Smit

This is probably William Smith who was known to have married "Maria" (see screen capture in his wife's profile)

It all fits... It would also mean that Willem Smith's grandfather was Solomon.

• we also know that Maria de Vries was from Orange County NJ (future Rockland)

http://www.dutchdoorgenealogy.com/dutch_reformed_church_marriage_re... page 836 Willem Pieterse born and living on York Island, widower of Sarah [Sara] Van Genee Maria De Vries born on York Island and living at Tappan September 3, 1721 [betrothed]

first child baptized (Cicilia)

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


a much earlier baptism shows the juxtapostion of the Smit/Pieters surnames

1656 Nov 12; Claes Thyssen, Susanna Pieters Smit; Maria; Jacob Vam Couwenhoven, Mayken Pieters Smit

• Frans Van Zalee and Isabel Van Zalee, his wife, wit. bp. at Tappan 12 Oct 1720 of Frans, son of Willem Smit and Maria Salomons. She also wit. (as Frans Franciske Bastiaensz, Isabelle Bastiaensz wife of Frans Van Zalee) bp. at Tappan 25 April 1723 of Isabell, dau. of Willem Smitt and Maria Salomons.

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Willem Pieterse Smit's Timeline

April 13, 1720
October 11, 1720
Tappan, Rockland County, New York
April 25, 1723
Tappan, Rockland County, New York