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Purple, Edwin R. (Edwin Ruthven) 1831-1879

Overview
Works: 13 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 925 library holdings
Genres: Genealogy  Biography  Portraits  History 
Roles: Composer, Compiler
Classifications: AC1, B
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Genealogical notes relating to Lieut.-Gov. Jacob Leisler and his family connections in New York by Edwin R Purple ( )
11 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jacob Leisler ... from Frankfort, came to New Netherland a soldier in the West India Company's service in 1660. He embarked in the ship Otter from Amsterdam, the 27th of April of that year. There was a tradition among his descendants that he came originally from France, and a vague report, a hundred years or so ago in New York, that he was Swiss. It is more likely that he was born in Frankfort, and was, therefore a native of Germany."--P. 7. On 11 April 1663 Jacob married Elsje Tymens, widow of Pieter (Cornelisen) Vander Veen and daughter of Tymens (Thymens) and Marritje Janszen. She was born in New Amsterdam. Jacob Leisler and his son-in-law Jacob Milborne " ... were convicted and attainted of high treason ... and sentenced to death. They were executed together [in what is now present day New York City] near the site of the present Hall of Records, on Saturday, May 16, 1691 ... "--P. 8. "Elsje Tymens, the widow of Jacob Leisler, survived him some 13 or 14 years. She was living Sept. 17, 1704, at which date she was a sponsor at the baptism of Elizabeth, dau. of Barent Reinders."--P. 10
Genealogical notes of the Colden family in America by Edwin R Purple ( )
6 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caldwallader Colden (1687-1776), of Scottish lineage, was born in Ireland, and lived in Philadelphia between 1710 and 1715. He returned to England and then Scotland, where he married Alice Christy in 1715. In 1716 they immigrated to Philadelphia and in 1718 moved to Ulster County, New York. He was a medical doctor, and was active in the political affairs of the colony
Genealogical notes of the Provoost family of New York by Edwin R Purple ( )
7 editions published between 1875 and 1986 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Provoost (d.1656) immigrated from Holland to New Amsterdam during or before 1639 and died in 1656. Descendants lived in New York and elsewhere
Contributions to the history of the Kip family of New York and New Jersey by Edwin R Purple ( Book )
6 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It is proposed in the following monograph to trace particularly the pedigree of Gerrit Kip, son of Abraham Kip and Maria Van den Berg, who was born in New York May 11, 1746, and married Feb. 12, 1768 , Ellenor or Nelletje Brouwer, and also give some account of their descendants."--P. [5]. Gerrit is a descendant of "Hendrick Hendrickzen Kip (Kype), the ancestor of the Kip family of New York [who] came to New Amsterdam prior to 1643, with his wife, probably Tryntje (anglicized Catharine) and five children who were born in Amsterdam. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in New York New Jersey
Contributions to the history of ancient families of New Amsterdam and New York by Edwin R Purple ( Book )
4 editions published between 1881 and 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Between 1875 and 1879, Edwin Purple contributed several articles to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record on the first three or four generations of some of the ancient families of New York. Those articles, collected in this volume, feature the surnames Van Schaick, Siecken, Tymens, Brevoort, Varleth, Gouverneur, and those of other ancient and allied families. This volume also includes Purple's instructive list of Dutch aliases and variant surname spellings" -- Back cover
Contributitions to the history of ancient families of New Amsterdam and New York by Edwin R Purple ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributions to the history of ancient families of New Amsterdam and New York, 1633-1881 by Edwin R Purple ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perilous passage : a narrative of the Montana Gold Rush, 1862-1863 by Edwin R Purple ( )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
NY New York Co. T27 pub. 1881 ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In memoriam : a brief memoir of Abram Du Bois, M.D. (with pedigree) by Samuel S Purple ( Book )
1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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