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


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BEST, George

HAM, Catherina "Caty"

  • Christened: 6 Oct 1763, Elizaville (Manorton), NY 2 3 4
  • Marriage: BEST, George on 31 Jan 1803 in Wyantskill, Rensselaer Co., NY 1 2

bullet  General Notes:

Godparents: Jacob Ham and Catherina Smith

28 Sept 1799: East Greenbush DRC membership records: ....Conradt Ham, c. (certificate), and wife Christina Stryd, c., and their daughter Catharina Ham, c., wife of Jonathan DuBois. (This is questionable: by her baptism records, Catharina, d/o Conradt and Christina, would have been 15 years older than Jonathan DuBois; also, "Aunt Libbie's" recollections have her marrying Peter Snyder) (see notes on Catharine DuBois, w/o Jonathan)

1806: Father's will; 35


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

She was baptized at the Manorton Lutheran Church on 6 Oct 1763 in Elizaville (Manorton), NY. 5


Catherina married George BEST on 31 Jan 1803 in Wyantskill, Rensselaer Co., NY.1 2



1 Ham, Conrad C. & Peter A. Ham, his nephew, Will of Conrad C. Hamm and Depositions by Peter A. Hamm (1835-7 File of Surrogate Court of Rensselaer County, NY). "..And this deponent further says that the above named persons + Polly Smith wife of Michael T. Smith + Catherine Best sisters of the deceased. Elizabeth Dubois wife of Jonathan Dubois + a sister of the deceased. Frederick Smith , Chistina Salisbury wife of John Salisbury + children of Rachel Smith deceased, Anna Snyder wife of Peter Snyder + sisters of Conrad C Ham deceased + Conrad Ham Christina Ham children of Magdalena Ham deceased together with this deponent and the only next of kin of the deceased among whom the personal property of the deceased (?) by law if distrubuted if the said Conrad C Ham had died intestate + further did not."(File incudes the will and several depositions by Peter A. Ham that he has given copies of the will to legal heirs. The will names as co-executor, Issac Ham, but does not give his relationship.)

2 Hamm, Warren, Hamm Family History (Rockport, TX).

3 Martin, David Kendall, Unpublished Research notes on the Palatine Ham family.

4 Linlithgo Reformed Church, Records, Livingston Linlithgo Reformed Church, 1722-1889 ( database: New York Birth and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1683-1923.), Item 849. Baptism Date: 06 Oct 1763
Father: Coenrad Ham
Mother: Christina Strydt
Item #: 849
Child: Cathrina
Sponsor: Jacob Ham; Cathrina Smidt Baptism Record Linlithgo Reformed Church: Livingston Linlithgo Reformed Church 1722-1889

5 Ibid.

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