There is a gravestone in the Stoutenburgh family cemetery in Hyde Park, New York that doesn’t seem to be a relative of that family. The deceased is Joseph Teel. So I began the quest to figure out who this person is and why he is buried in this cemetery....
Mary Elizabeth Stoutenburgh was the daughter of William Luke Stoutenburgh and his wife, Mary Dutton. She married Robert Arnet Quin who became the chaplain at Sailors’ Snug Harbor on Staten Island.
According to the record of baptisms at the New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church, Wyntie, daughter of Pieter Stoutenburg and Aefje Van Tienhonven, was baptized at the General’s Bouwerij (farm) in 1662. The General was Peter Stuyvesant who was Director-General on behalf of the Dutch West India Company.
This cache starts in Doty Park in honor of the Stoutenburgh family, "Founders" of Hyde Park. The goal of this placement is to make visitors aware of the early history of Hyde Park.
Jacobus Stoutenburgh, son of Tobias Stoutenburgh and Anneke Van Rollegom, had an older brother named Lucas.
The Reformed Church in Hyde Park was formerly known as the Stoutenburgh Religious Society.