William de Meyer1

#6417, (circa November 1657 - )
Father*Nicholas de Meyer2 (s 1628 - 1690)
Mother*Lydia Van Dyck3 (s 1634 - c 1674)
William de Meyer was also known as de Maier (variant.)4 
Birth*circa November 1657He was born circa November 1657 at New YorkG.3 
Baptism21 November 1657He was baptized on 21 November 1657.3 
Baptism16 April 1678He witnessed the baptism of Sara Van Keuren on 16 April 1678 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.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. 8, no.115, 1671; Jan Tysen and Madalena Blannjan; Matthys, 18 Jun.; sponsors Mattue Blansjan Sr., Mattys Mattysen Jr., Margriet Hendrickson.
  2. [S1138] Edwin R. Purple, Contributions to the History of Ancient Families of New Amsterdam and New York (New York: privately printed, 1881), p. 74.
  3. [S1171] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York: Baptisms From 1639 to 1730 (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1901), p. 47. Wilhelmus, son of Nicolaes de Meÿer and Lydia Van Dyck, bapt. 21 Nov 1657; sponsors Hendrick Van Dyck and Debora Botjager.
  4. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 10, 1678, no. 146; Mattys Mattysen [handwritten "Van Keuren"] and Tajie de Witt; Sara, 16 April; sponsors Wm d Maier and Mr. Chambrs.