James A Romeyn

Genealogy of James A. Romeyn of Bergen County

The Romeyns, Romaines, and Romains, of Bergen County, claim to be of Italian lineage, which they trace to one Giacomo de Ferentino, an Italian gentleman who settled at Rongham Manor, Norfolkshire, England, in the early part of the thirteenth century, and married an English lady, Isabella de Rucham, by whom he had issue two sons, one James A. Romeyn of whom was Peter. This Peter was sent to Rome to be educated, and on his return took the surname of Romaeyn (Peter the Roman). He married a daughter of Thomas De Leicester. Many of Peter’s descendants became noted men in […]

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Genealogical history of Hudson and Bergen counties, New Jersey

The De Bow Family of Bergen County

The De Bow Family. Dirk de Bow, or de Boog, as it appears on the records at Amsterdam, Holland, emigrated from that city to America in 1649, with his four children, and settled at New Amsterdam, where he died. His children were Catharine (married, September 5, 1649, Wilhelmus Beckman), Susanna (married, in 1660, Arent Everson), Frederick (married Elizabeth Fredericks), and Garret (married, September 16, 1663, Hendricke Paden, of San Francisco). Garret had issue three children: Henry, John, and Isaac. This John was a baker in New York, and had a son, Garret de Bow, born in New York about 1763,

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