AuthorPurple, Edwin R. (Edwin Ruthven), 1831-1879.
TitleContributions to the history of ancient families of New Amsterdam and New York / Edwin R. Purple ; foreword by Richard H. Benson.
PublishedBoston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013.
Description138 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
General Note"With a biographical sketch of the author; and additions and emendations to the work by Samuel S. Purple."--Reproduction of original title page.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Privately printed, 1881 (Sabin no. 66714).
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Summary NoteSummary: "Between 1875 and 1879, Edwin Purple contributed several articles to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record on the first three or four generations of some of the ancient families of New York. Those articles, collected in this volume, feature the surnames Van Schaick, Siecken, Tymens, Brevoort, Varleth, Gouverneur, and those of other ancient and allied families. This volume also includes Purple's instructive list of Dutch aliases and variant surname spellings"--Back cover.
SubjectsFamily histories.
New York (N.Y.) -- Genealogy.
Purple, Edwin R. (Edwin Ruthven), 1831-1879.
Other AuthorsPurple, Samuel S. (Samuel Smith), 1822-1900.
OrganizationsNew England Historic Genealogical Society.
Other TitlesAncient families of New Amsterdam and New York
History of ancient families of New Amsterdam and New York
LC Card Number2013-948514
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: F 9 F P985 2013
CA-1904354: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 94486]