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Monday, October 08, 2007

Van Vorst Family Bible

1736 Keur Bible Title Van Vorst Family Line Jersey City Item number: 220157889987

1736 Dutch KeurTitle Bible Leaf with a Richard Paulus Eelbo Signature accompanied by handwritten Van Vorst Family Line pages which have been translated. It starts with Cornelius Van Vorst ano 1702 on the single older leaf and is in Dutch with 4 newer additions starting with Anna Eliza Van Vorst born June 2nd 1817....Cornelia b. Nov 15th 1818...Sarah b. Sept. 12th 1820 and John b. Sept 25, 1822. On the same paper under the heading of translation ..." On April 22nd 1684 I, John Arianse Saph by God's grace was joined in matrimony to Johanna Van Vorst. I was born in this world the 24th May in the year 1662. My sponsors were Herman Smeeman and Dirkle Meyers. In the year of our Lord 1666 on April 16th was born Johanna VanVorst. Her parents were Ide van Vorst and Hillitie Ianse. The spouses were Nicholas Verlet and Cornelius Clopper and Jannetje Steynmets. " The other rwo pages are likewise the same.

This is the Van Vorst family of Jersey City, New Jersey...one of the listings mentions the nickname 'Faddy'. This was purchased in a lot of paper items at auction and on the backing of protector there is a label that states..." found in 1736 bible".

This Bible is for sale on Ebay. If you are interested you can follow one of the links on this page.