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HAM, Conrad
(Abt 1688-After 1758)
ROHRBACH, Rachel
(1691-After 1758)
STREIT, Friederich
(Abt 1700-1781)
MAUL, Anna Catharina
(-)
HAM, Johan Coenraet
(Abt 1726-1806)
STREIT, Christina
(1739-Abt 1800)

HAM, Elizabeth
(1778-1862)

 

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Spouses/Children:
DU BOIS, Jonathan

HAM, Elizabeth

  • Born: 11 Aug 1778, Claverack, Columbia Co., NY 1
  • Christened: 6 Sep 1778, Claverack, Columbia Co., NY 2
  • Marriage: DU BOIS, Jonathan about 1801
  • Died: 28 Feb 1862, Saratoga, NY at age 83
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bullet  General Notes:

1802/4: E. Greenbush DRC records indicated that she was the mother of Peggy, b. 1802 and Charity, b. 1804 (Vital Records of the East Greenbush Reformed Church, East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, NY (Arthur C.M.Kelly, Kinship, Rhinebeck, New York, 1994)

and a Nassau DR record showing that she was the mother of John Roraback, 1806.

1806: Father's will; 8, 10

See the notes on her husband, Jonathan DuBois. In all of material in Mott, Elizabeth is considered to be the ancestor of Charity DuBois Porter -> Harriet Lavinia Porter Mott -> Wesley Mott -> Mayhew Mott, but this is brought into question by the actual dates of Catharine Ham DuBois' death and the baptism records of Jonathan's first two children. (See the remarks on Jonathan DuBois)

Elizabeth Ham's parentage has been determined by the baptism records of 1778 of the Claverack Dutch Reformed church and the will of her father, written in 1806. While no record of the marriage exists, the lineage is quite clear from letters written by her sister-in-law in 1867 (see the notes on her husband) and other letters. One of the confusions in this family is that her brother, Conradt, married her husband's sister Elizabeth - so she and her sister in law swapped last names. 3

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

She appeared on the Federal census on 28 Sep 1850 in Milton, Saratoga Co., NY. Age 70 with John DuBois


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Elizabeth married Jonathan DU BOIS, son of Cornelius DU BOIS and Charity GRIFFIN, about 1801. (Jonathan DU BOIS was born on 10 Apr 1778, christened in Fishkill, NY / Reformed Dutch Church, died on 27 Jul 1851 in Saratoga, NY and was buried in Rock City Cem., Milton Twn., Saratoga Co., NY.)


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Sources


1 Claverack Reformed Church, Vital Records (Ancestry.com database: New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1683-1928).

2 Ibid, Item 1096. Baptism Date: 06 Sep 1778
Father: Conrad Ham
Mother: Christina Streit
Item #: 1096
Child: Elisabeth
Sponsor: James Van Deusen; Elisabeth Smit
Birth Date: 11 Aug 1778 Baptism Record of Reformed Church: Claverack, (Columbia County) Reformed Church 1727-1899

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3 Mott, Harriet Elizabeth, Mayhew Daggett Mott, Wisconsin Pioneer (Unpublished Manuscript).


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