Blandina Kieffer1

#4268, (27 November 1777 - 7 September 1834)
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Louwrenz Kieffer2 (1749 - )
Mother*Lena Van Keuren2 (1746 - )

Family

Robert Johnston b. c 1777, d. 1825
Children 1.Robert Laurence Johnston7 (c 1801 - )
 2.Alathie Maria Johnston8 (c 1805 - )
 3.Washington Johnston9 (1812 - )
Blandina Kieffer was also known as Blondina. 
Her married name was Johnston.3 
Birth*27 November 1777She was born on 27 November 1777 at New YorkG; (calculated.)3 
Baptism30 November 1777She was baptized on 30 November 1777 at Rhinebeck Flats Reformed Church, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.4,5 
1790She appeared on the census of 1790 in the household of Louwrenz Kieffer and Lena Van Keuren at Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG; neis. Conrad Elmendorf, Tobias Swart, Evert Bogardus, Van Vliet.6
Marriage*circa 1800She married Robert Johnston circa 1800.3 
Death*7 September 1834She died on 7 September 1834 at New YorkG at age 56.3 
Burial*circa 10 September 1834She was buried circa 10 September 1834 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.3 

Citations

  1. [S494] Dorothy Oksner, compiler, "Jones-Lieberknecht Genealogy"; online oskner.com (17 Dec 2012).
  2. [S1322] [no author], "Baptisms of the Dutch Reformed Church of Rhinebeck Flats, Dutchess County, New York", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 84–88 (1953–1957): 87:24. Blandina, dau. of Laurens Kiefer and Lenah Van Keuren, bapt. 30 Dec 1777, sponsors Benjamin Alfendorp and Blandina Van Keuren [no birth date given].
  3. [S586] J. Wilson Poucher and Byron J. Terwilliger, editor, Old Gravestones of Ulster County New York: Twenty-two Thousands Inscriptions (Marbletown, N. Y.: Collections of the Ulster County Historical Society, Volume I, 1931), p. 46, items 158 and 159. Robert Johnston, d. 26 Sep 1825, in his 48th yr.; Blandinah [sic] Kieffer Johnston, wife of Robert, d. 7 Sep 1834, aged 56y-9m-13d.
  4. [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.
  5. [S580] Henry R. Kelly, Imprints on the Sands of Time, third edition (n.p.: n.pub., 1972), online Ancestry.com, p. 217, "grandparents were witnesses."
  6. [S268] 1790 U.S. Federal Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com. Laurence Keefer; M (16+) [Louwerenz]; 4 F [Lena, Ariettte, Elizabeth, Blandina].
  7. [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. 469, no. 9790. Robert Laurence Johnston, bapt. 11 Apr 1801, parents Robert Johnston and Blondina Kiefer, sponsors Philip Dumont and Elizabet Kiefer.
  8. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 483, no. 10116. Alathie Maria, bapt. 9 May 1805, parents Robert Johnston and Blondina Kiefer, sponsors Harry Johnston and Maria Folant.
  9. [S1315] Baptisms of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, New York, 1810-1877, compiler Lila James Roney (1942, typed manuscript), online Ancestry.com, p. 8. Washington Johnson [sic], b. 6 May 1812, bapt. 31 May 1812, son of Robert Johnson and Blandina Keiffer.