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From: "Susie Martin-Rott" <>
Subject: Re: [TITUS-DUTCH] Jannetje (Jane) Titus
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 21:03:12 -0400
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Well, will Syrach's baptism record do as "proof" of his parents?

Baptism record for Syrach at the Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church listed as
Date Father Mother Child
1679 Dec 28; Titus Sirachsz, Jannetje Teunis; Sjak; (sponsor) Hendrika

Don't mind the spelling--Dutch loses something in the translation....
And yes, he did have a daughter Jannetje (Jane) married to Matthew Skene
(one of the many variant spellings on that one)

When Matthew died, she was the Administratrix of his will in Augusta Co VA:
"Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800.
Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman

Skaine, Jane
Date: Feb 15, 1748
Location: Augusta Co., VA
Description: Administratrix
Book Page: WB1-97
Jane Skaine's bond as administratrix of Mathew Skaine.

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Subject: [TITUS-DUTCH] Jannetje (Jane) Titus

> Hi all,
> Posting my short but unproven line:
> Jannetje (Jane) Titus b c 1708-15, m. Matthew SKEEN (Scane, etc) about
> They went from Staten Island to Augusta Co., VA.
> I believe she was the daughter of Syrach Titus bap 28 Dec 1679 and Aeltje
> WEB(b)S,who went from Flatlands to Jamaica and to Staten Island. Have
never found
> proof though.
> Syrach was the son of Titus Syrach De Vries and Jannetje Theunis Nyssen.
> Any help or ideas welcome.
> Phyllis J. Miller

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