Two of the physicians in Walter Eliot’s book did not have an MD degree. Over the years as I researched my family history, I came across relatives who became doctors because they studied under another practicing physician. The more I researched the licensing of physicians prior to the 20th...
The Stoutenburgh family played a significant role in firefighting in the early history of New York City, especially Jacobus Stoutenburgh who was appointed as the first Fire Chief.
By reason of our descending from Pieter Van Stoutenburg and Aefje Van Tienhoven, we can get qualified as ancestors of the Presidents Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. Anyone of Engeltje Stoutenburg’s brothers or sister will be a collateral line.
Details the formation of a group which laid claim to millions of dollars in interest to the Trinity Church property.
The line of Peter Stoutenburg, husband of Caroline Ashton, was established in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada post Revolutionary War.
The name of Jacobus Stoutenburgh appears on the tax list in 1741 when his Dutch manor-house of stone was completed.
In the New York Times of November 12, 1913, there is an article entitled “Old Cannon Ball tells Story of ’75.” According to this report, a workman uncovered an old 4-inch cast iron cannonball forty feet underground while excavating for the Equitable Building, under construction by Thompson-Starrett & Co....
Not all Stoutenburgh descendants carry the Stoutenburgh surname. Yet many of these people have some fascinating backgrounds.