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From: "Bruce E. Hopper" <>
Subject: [D-Col] Saddle River DRCh. membership list
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 09:39:00 -0500
In a recent perusal of the membership lists of the Saddle River Reformed
Dutch Church (Ackerman and Goff, 1944) I have encountered some entry
inconsistencies that I would like to display with the purpose of obtaining
list readers interpretation.
>From the most part, when members have come from another area, information
as to that area is attached to the appropriate person(s) by means of the
use of a hyphen, i.e.;
"Aug 29 1895 Mr. & Mrs. John D. Conklin-from Cong.Ch.Tallman,N.Y."
The above occurs on a single line.
Near the end of the list one finds the information presented in the
following [original format] manner:
"May 29, 1898 Kitty Duryea wife of Edward W. Eckerson
From Ref.Ch.of Wyckoff,N.J.
Mar. 2 1899 Maggie De Baun wife of Arthur Ackerman
Jun 1, 1899 John Snider
In the second example, the information concerning "origin" occurs as what
could be interpreted to be a "Heading". In Ackerman and Goff, it occurs
exactly in the middle of the page. This type of entry occurs 4 times on
only one page, i.e., p. 10.
I think that there are two possible interpretations - 1) the information
pertains to the entry immediately above, and 2) it refers to the one or
more of the following entries. I am inclined to believe that the first
interpretation is the correct one but would like to solicit the opinions of
Note: At some point the Saddle River DRCh. Membership lists are to be
offered for inclusion on the Dutch Door Genealogy site - thus my concern
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