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Frederick Dykeman in Hackensack 1711

Updated: Feb 4, 2019

Frederick Dykeman was christened at the Dutch Reformed Church in Hackensack, New Jersey, on June 17, 1711. His name was spelled "Frederik" and his parents names were give as Johannes Dijkman and Rachel De Vouw. The two witnesses (or sponsors) were David Ackerman, Jr., and his wife, Gerrebregt.

The First Reformed Dutch Church, also called "Church on the Green", in Hackensack was founded by Dutch settlers in 1686. The first building was erected in 1696 on the site of the current building, which was constructed later, in 1791. This church is on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit their website at Reformed Church in America.

Following is a copy of the Church's register, showing the Christening of Frederick Dykeman:

Following is the present-day church located at 42 Court Street, in Hackensack, New Jersey. You can browse around by clicking and dragging on the image:


Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.Original data: Dutch Reformed Church Records from New York and New Jersey. Holland Society of New York, New York, New York.

Image source: Google Maps, 2018.


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