Benjamin Elmendorf1

Relationship3rd cousin 6 times removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Cornelis Elmendorf2 (s 1695 - )
Mother*Engeltjen Heermans2 (s 1699 - )


Blandina Van Keuren b. c 1740
Marriage*12 November 1762He married Blandina Van Keuren, daughter of Cornelis Van Keuren and Arriantje Van Buren, on 12 November 1762 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.1 
Baptism30 November 1777He sponsored the baptism of Blandina Kieffer on 30 November 1777 at Rhinebeck Flats Reformed Church, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.3,4 


  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. 622, no. 1436. Benjamin Elmendorph and Blandina Vam Keuren, marr. 12 Nov 1762; date of Banns not given.
  2. [S1393] Gerrit H. Van Wagenen, "Early Settlers of Ulster Co., N. Y. The Elmendorf Family", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Volume XX (Jul 1889): p. 104.
  3. [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.
  4. [S580] Henry R. Kelly, Imprints on the Sands of Time, third edition (n.p.:, 1972), online, p. 217, "grandparents were witnesses."