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I, John Quackenbosh, was born 10th of November 1713 (o. s.)
I, Margaret Bogart, was born March 1st 1742
Margaret (Conselyea) Bogort, widow of Claas Bogert, and mother of Margaret Bogart above, died September 10th. My mother (i. e. of John Quackenbush) Cornelia (Bogaert) Quackenboss, died November 18, 1735, 10 P. M., and buried on the 21st
1730, December 20, I, John Quackenbos, married with Margaret Bogert. Verbatim: "Anno 1730, De 20 Desemuber Jek Johannes Quackenbos met Margrietie Bogert in den lmomnseyken Staat (ietroden op sen sondagh asoundt. In de Stat Van Niew Yorck
1731, July 20, my first son born, died on the 24th, and buried on the 25th
1732, August 29, born my second son Wouter. His sponsors: Pieter Quackenbos and Cornelia Quackenbos
1734, August 25, is born my third son Nicholas. His sponsors: Jesse de Forest and Margrietje Bogert; died 1813
1738, November 28, born my fourth son Pieter. His sponsors: John de Forest and Marytjje De Forest. (Departed this life Albany, December 25, 1787, in time Lord about 10 at night
1740, June 14, my first daughter Cornelia, was born. Her sponsors: Neeltje De Forest and Wouter Knickebacker
1742, March 9, born my fifth son John. Sponsors: Philip De Forest and Cornelia De Forest
1744, June 27, born my sixth son Cornelius. His sponsors: Cornelius Bogert and his wife Cornelia
1745, May 20, Cornelius died, aged 11 months
1745, September 11, my daughter Cornelia died, aged 5 years and 3 months
1748, September 16, is born my second daughter Cornelia. Her sponsors: Albertus Tieboyt and Cornelia Tieboyt, his wife
1757, October 27th, New York, my oldest son Walter married with Sossytya (Cotjo) Roor(bach) (badly torn off)
1758, April 30, my second son Nicholas married Catharina Van Pelt (torn)
1758, October 27th, 5 P. M. New York, our Walter's first son John, was born. His sponsors, his father and his mother
1759, August 18 (March 18 in other records) our Nicholas and Cetie first child, daughter Margritje. Sponsors: his father and his mother
1759, August 27, New York, died our Walter's son John
1760, January 6, New York, our Walter's first daughter Sophina born. Her sponsors, John Roerbagh and his daughter Cetie Dapsen
1761, January 15, New York, born our Nicholas' first son. His sponsors: John Poel and his wife, and is christened John
1761, October 17, New York, Walter's second son John. Sponsors his father and mother
1763, August 8, New York, died our Walter's second son John
1763, September 5, our Water's third son Gerrit. His sponsors, Gerrit Roerbagh and his wife
1763, November 10, my third son John married Cetye de Witt
1764, August 13 (August 31 in other records), New York, born our Nicholas' second son Nicholas. His sponsors: our John and Cetye, his wife
1765, March 20, New York, is our John's first daughter born. Her sponsors: his father and mother, and is christened Margaret
1765, December 1, born our Walter's second daughter. Her sponsors, his father and his mother John Quackenbos and Margritje, and is christened on Wednesday evening and called Margaret
1766, January 23, born a daughter to Nicholas, Meysye
1767, May 6, our Nicholas' first son John died, aged 6 years, 9 months and 8 days
1767, September 5, New York, is our John's second daughter born. Her sponsors: John De Wit and his wife Nancy, Cetje's father and mother. Christened Ritsana
1767, September 17, our Walter's third daughter (not named). Her sponsors were John Quackenbos and Cornelia Quackenbos, his sister and his cousin from Albany
1768, April 7, my daughter Cornelia married Jan Quackenbush Van Lanchertus (de souden die hat se celin getrout)
1768, May 10, New York, our Nicholas' third son John born. His sponsors: his father and mother; died aged 19 days
1769, is our Petrus married to Palle
1769, April 28, born Walter's fourth daughter (not named). Her sponsors: his father and mother
1769, July 13, our Tom was born
1769, August 3, our Nicholas' fourth son born John. Sponsors: his father and mother
1769, August 27, New York, is our Cornelia's first child born, Pieter, and his sponsors his father and her mother Margaret
1769, September 23, our Cornelia's first son Pieter died, aged 4 weeks and 1 day, and is buried on the 25th
1769, December 15, New York was born my Pompey
1770, now is first daughter born and she is christened Pekke
1770, January 10, our Nicholas' third (fourth?) son John died, aged 18 months and 8 days (17 months and 7 days ?)
1770, April 19, New York, is our John's first son born and christened John
1771, February 26, our Nicholas' third daughter Cetje born
1771, September 7, born Walter's fifth daughter (not named)
1771, September 22, our John Quackenbos' first son died, aged 17 months and three days
1771, November 7, is our Cornelia's second son born
1772, July 5, our John's second son John born. His sponsors: John and Cetje
1772, July 13, our Nicholas' daughter Cetje died
1772, October 18th, is born our second daughter, and is christened Cornelia
1773, October 14, Albany, is our Cornelia's third son born. Sponsors: her father and mother 1774, December 22, New York, my husband John Quackenbos died
1775, March 20, is our Nicholas' Cetje brought to bed Monday at 2 o'clock, and at 3 o'clock she died, and it is a son called John N. (Verbatim: "Maert 20, 1775, is our Nacklaes' Cetje in dekraem gekomen Maenday, agt te twee uren in agt en te drie uren is in de heven gerrest en liet is een soon.")
1775, March 30, our Bolle (sins clins?)
1780, our Bolle dyn (Dinah) was born
1785, August 5, New York, my son Walter died
1785, October 3, my mother Margaret Quackenbos died and buried on the 5th of October at Albany, in the name of our Lord
1787, November 23, is Bolle braucht (brought) to bed of De yone (a baby) Fraidey evening saven o'clock

1795, September 12, died my brother's son John by (at) Andrew Brickers on a visit from New York

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