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August 24, 2004, 3:35am Report to Moderator

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Hi, I am descended from both Jan Gerritsen Decker and Jan Broerson Decker and am planning a trip to the New York area in June of 2005 and would like any info on WHAT TO SEE CONCERNING MY Decker lineage.Thanks Debbie Decker Montmore
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February 5, 2006, 7:10am Report to Moderator

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Hello I to am a descendant of Jan Gerritsen Decker , and I would like to exchane geaneology info with you as well ,I just started posting on this site , but I  have info on the Deckers that you may be able to use as well .My grandpa was Floyd Benjamin Decker. I was glad that you posted and hope we can exchange family info .
            Thank You
                               Maxine Decker Wilkinson
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February 14, 2006, 3:13pm Report to Moderator
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Hi Maxine,
              Do you know your lineage back to Jan Gerritsen Decker? I am descended from him through his son Gerrit Janse Decker. I am also descended from Jan Broerson Decker through his daughter Grietje Janse Decker, who married Gerrit Janse Decker. I have a terrible memory but it seems I remember a Floyd Decker in my research (Texas?) anyway e-mail me back with the info that you have so far and we can start from there.
                Looking forward to hearing from you. Debbie
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May 26, 2006, 8:57pm Report to Moderator

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I am new here, but hoping to find a connection.
I am looking for the parents of a Thomas J. Decker born 1813 or so in Luzerne PA.  I have all the information I need on his wife and children all the down to myself.
What I really need is to find his parents ???
His wife is Sarah Bodfish and her parents are Prudence Ingersol and James Bodfish.

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May 26, 2006, 9:06pm Report to Moderator

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I am also looking for information on Benjamin Decker Born May 28 1749, who married a Rachel Brink born abt 1741. He fought in the Revolutionary War and died at age 88 I believe. They had one son that I know of named James born abt 1776.
I have seen information posted about a Benjamin Decker and a Rachel Brink, but those 2 were born abt 1714 or so.  I have no idea if these are the same couple or not.  I am just going on what I have on a DAR application.
Any information would be very helpful.
Many thanks,
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July 14, 2006, 1:59am Report to Moderator

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I just figured out how to use this message board.

I am interested in find out if any of you have information on a James Decker that was the Speaker of the House of the Nebraska Territory in 1858.  He lived in Nebraska City.  

My husbands family came from Wellsburg, New York in the Elmira area near thePennsylvania border.

James and Charlotte Decker
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July 14, 2006, 3:32am Report to Moderator

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Iam sorry that it has taken me so long to post back here on the decker geaneology, I finally found my papers that I had . my lineage starts like this,
 Jan Gerritsen Decker born about 07-28-1688 , in Kingston,Ulster County, New York, death ABT. 1779 in Romney, Hampshire County ,West Virginia .Jan then married Barbara Jans Dewitt in 1711 in Ulster County New York . They had 6 children Sarah Decker born 8-1712 ,Garrett Decker born 10-1716, Jan John Decker born 07-06-1719 in Deckertown ,New York ,Elizabeth Decker born 08-1724 ,Luke Decker 08-1727 ,Tobias Decker born 1730 in Ulster County , New York.
Jan John Decker 07-06-1719 was the true pioneer of this branch of the Decker family.  Jan John Decker married Diana Bladina Kuykendall in 1740. They had 11 children  Tobias Decker born abt. 1740 , Elizabeth Decker born 5-22 -1741 in Smithfield , Monroe County , Pennsylvania , Barbara Decker born 10-19-1743 in Walpeck Sussex County , New Jersy ,Joseph Decker born abt. 1747 in Hampshire County ,West Virginia ,Jacob Decker born abt.1748 ,Isaac Decker born abt. 1749 .John Decker born abt.1750 in Hampshire County West Virginia , Abraham Decker born abt. 1753 , Susanna Deckerborn abt. 1755 , Moses Decker 1st born abt 1758 in Hampshire County West Virginia , Luke Decker born abt.1759 in Hampshire County ,West Virginia .  I will be adding to where I have left off , as it is getting late , but Moses Decker 1st was my great grandfather  x?  Please check back in the next few days as im not very good at the typing thing  . Thank You , God Bless
                      Maxine Decker Wilkinson
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July 30, 2006, 11:55pm Report to Moderator

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Looking for information on Maria DECKER who married Nathan SMITH. Nathan was born 27 Jun 1788 in Montgomery, Orange County, New York. They had a son, Elias Decker SMITH who was born 11 Jun 1815 and married Mary E. ???????  Thank you, Howard Fisher, DeLand, Florida
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