Early New Netherlands Settlers


Thomas Van Name <?> Wright

30 November 2014

Generation 1 1. Thomas Van Name <?> Wright (Rn=83086), who was born about 1780. He married 18 March 1798 at Port Richmond, Richmond County, New York Catherine <?> Blake Wright (Rn=83087), who was born 07 May 1781 at Richmond County, New York. First Residence- Port Richmond, Richmond County, New York. Source [email from Donald Hochner 23 July 2014 dwhochner@gmail.com] Children of Thomas Van Name <?> Wright and Catherine <?> Blake were as follows: 2. i. Mary <Thomas> Wright Sisk (Rn=83085). She married Peter <John> Sisk (Rn=19873), a son of John <?> Sisk (Rn=19872) and Sarah <Jacob> Decker Sisk (Rn=19871). Source [email from Donald Hochner 23 July 2014 dwhochner@gmail.com] + 3. ii. Jane Bodine <Thomas> Wright Decker (Rn=54015), who was born 25 October 1812 and married Henry C <Isaac> Decker (Rn=54014). 4. iii. Elizabeth <Thomas> Wright. Generation 2 3. Jane Bodine <Thomas> Wright Decker (Rn=54015), who was born 25 October 1812 and died 22 January 1904 at Northfield Township, Richmond County, New York at 91 years of age. She married 15 November 1828 Henry C <Isaac> Decker (Rn=54014), who was born 29 July 1805 at Richmond County, New York and died 16 February 1884 at Northfield Township, Richmond County, New York at 78 years of age, a son of Isaac <Jacob> Decker (Rn=54006) and Margaret <?> Jones Decker (Rn=54007). First Residence- Richmond County, New York. Second Residence- Northfield Township, Richmond County, New York. Source [Genealogies of New Jersey Families Volume 1 page 200: The Decker Family by George C Evans] Source [email from Donald Hochner 23 July 2014 dwhochner@gmail.com] Children of Henry C <Isaac> Decker and Jane Bodine <Thomas> Wright were as follows: 5. i. Alfred <Henry> Decker was born 1 April 1829 and died 1888) [Rebecca ? was born 1831 and died 1912)]. 6. ii. Elizabeth Ann <Henry> Decker Brown was born 23 July 1832 and died 1928) {Howard was born 30 November 1824 and died 6 December 1887)}. 7. iii. David <Henry> Decker was born 28 February 1835) [Truletta Carstens]. + 8. iv. John Henry <Henry> Decker (Rn=54018), who was born 08 July 1838 and married Mary Asenath <Henry> Vroom Decker (Rn=54019). 9. v. Charles Wright <Henry> Decker was born 24 August 1848 and died 24 May 1949 and married 23 April 1874) [Hannah E DuPuy (died 6 March 1840)]. Generation 3 8. John Henry <Henry> Decker (Rn=54018), who was born 08 July 1838 and died 05 February 1906 at 67 years of age. He married Mary Asenath <Henry> Vroom Decker (Rn=54019), who was born 27 April 1847 and died 23 January 1930 at 82 years of age, a daughter of Henry <?> Vroom (Rn=65480) and Elizabeth <?> Christopher Vroom (Rn=65481). Source [Genealogies of New Jersey Families Volume 1 page 200, 201: The Decker Family by George C Evans] Children of John Henry <Henry> Decker and Mary Asenath <Henry> Vroom were as follows: 10. i. Agnes Sarah <John> Decker Muller was born 10 January 1872 and died 3 March 1957) {Frederick Louis was born 22 November 1871 and died 27 February 1951)}. 11. ii. Charles Albert <John> Decker was born 18 December 1876 and died 10 January 1949) [Edna Adele <Henry> Chase was born 4 May 1885 and died 4 May 1945].