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In memory of Rachel Deveaux, my Paternal 8th Great-Grandmother on the DYKEMAN branch.


  • “Johannes Dyckman of Fort Orange and his descendants”, by Marjorie Dikeman Chamberlain, 1988.

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Rachel Deveaux

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1678 May 1

Harlem, Westchester, New York



Reformed Dutch Church, NYC



1743 (est.)

New York (presumably)

New York (presumably)

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Rachel Deveaux (or De Vaux, or DeVoe) was the daughter of Frederick De Vaux and Hester Tourneur. Rachel was born May 1, 1678, in Westchester, New York. She married Johannes Dykeman abt. 1702 and died abt. 1743. She had sons Cornelis and Frederick.

Note: Johannes Dyckman of Fort Orange and his descendants (p. 27) gives her birth year as 1681.


Rachel Deveaux & Johannes Dyckman were the parents of my ancestor,

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