Willem Kieffer1

#4278, (22 November 1724 - )
Relationship4th great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Balthasar Kiever1 (bt 1694 - 1701 - )
Mother*Christina Miller1 (c 1702 - )

Family

Elizabeth Swart b. 1723
Children 1. Louwrenz Kieffer+9 (1749 - )
 2.Baltes Kiever10 (c 1751 - )
 3.Annatje Kiever+11 (1755 - )
 4.Willem Kiever Jr12 (c 1761 - )
 5.Elisabeth Kiever13 (c 1769 - )
Willem Kieffer was also known as Kiever. 
Willem Kieffer was also known as William.2 
Baptism*22 November 1724He was baptized on 22 November 1724 at Zion Lutheran Church, Athens, Greene Co., New YorkG, (or Old Dutch Church in Kingston.)1,3 
Baptism12 December 1743He sponsored the baptism of Wilhelm Mey on 12 December 1743 at New YorkG.4 
Marriage*23 June 1749He married Elizabeth Swart, daughter of Louwerens Swart and Luytjen Peeling, on 23 June 1749 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.5,6 
Baptism30 November 1777He witnessed the baptism of Blandina Kieffer on 30 November 1777 at Rhinebeck Flats Reformed Church, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.7,8 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, compiler, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), p. 154, bapt. 3284. Willem, bapt. 22 Nov 1724, son of Baltus Kiever and Christina Muller; sponsors Frerik Schram and Marytjen Kiever.
  2. [S414] William S. Pelletreau, History of Greene County New York (n.p.: J.B. Beers and Co., 1884), from the baptism records of his children.
  3. [S580] Henry R. Kelly, Imprints on the Sands of Time, third edition (n.p.: n.pub., 1972), online Ancestry.com, p. 217. The children of Baltus and Christina as recorded in Athens Zion Lutheran Church, Green County, NY:
    Henrich b. 5 Mar 1726; William bp. 22 Nov 1729, s/s Frinck Schram and Matytje Kiever; Annatje b. 8 Jan 1730; Christina b. 10 Oct 1732; Catharina b. 3 May 1736; Lizabeth b. 24 Mar 1738; John b. 10 Apr 1740; Marytje b. 3 Jun 1742.
  4. [S1560] William J. Hoffman, "Baptismal Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Loonenburg, Now Athens, Greene County, New York", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Volumes 82-85 (1951-1954): 82 (Oct. 1951):243. Wilhelm, b. 20 Nov 1743, son of of Peter May and Catharina Susanna, bapt. at the home of Pieter May 12 Dec 1743; sponsors Wilhelm Kieffer and Maria Schrammin, Jr. [This is the only baptism record found that has Pieter Mey's wife's name given as Catharina Susanna; others have either Catharina or Susanna]
  5. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, WILLEM KIEVER, j. m., born in the Co. of Albanie [Albany], and ELISABETH SWART, j.d., born, and both resid., under the jurisdiction of Kingston. Banns registered, 4 June. Marriages and Banns by Domine Mancius. No. 1133, p. 598.
  6. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, Elizabeth Swart, bap. 19 May 1723; parents Louwerens Swart and Luytjen; sponsors Pieter Peeling and Catelyntjen Swart. No. 3117, p. 146.
  7. [S1159] Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Poughkeepsie and the Flats (New York: Holland Society, unknown publish date), Record of the RDC of the Flats near Rhinebeck, p. 354, img. 357/417. Blandina, b. Nov...[1777], dau. of Lawrence Kiffer and Lenah Van Keuren, [no bapt. date given, entry between baptisms of 30 Nov and 7 Dec], sponsors Benjamin Alfendorp and wife Blandina Van Keuren.
  8. [S580] Henry R. Kelly, Imprints on the Sands of Time, p. 217, "grandparents were witnesses."
  9. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, Baptisms (5) by Domine Mancius: Laurents; 24 Dec 1749; parents Willem Kiever and Lisaabeth Swart; sponsors Paulus Swart and Mareitje Swart; p. 302, no. 6194.
  10. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, Baptisms by Domine Mancius: Laurents; 19 Jan 1752; parents Willem Kiever and Elizabeth Swart; sponsors Baltes Kiever and his wife Christina Muller. No. 6357, p. 312.
  11. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, Annaatje; 4 Jan 1756; parents Willem Kiever and Elizabeth Swart; sponsors Jeremia Meier, Annaatje Schoonmaker. No. 6626, p. 324.
  12. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, Willem; 5 April 1761; parents Willem Kiever and Elisabeth Swart; sponsors Johannes Turk and his wife Geertje Swart. No. 7003, p. 341.
  13. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, Elisabeth; 5 April 1761; parents Willem Kiefer and Elisabeth Swart; sponsors Sylvester Salzberry and Elsjen Eltinge, his wife. No. 7383, p. 360.