Blandina Van Keuren1

#13876, (circa January 1740 - )
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Cornelis Van Keuren1 (1717 - )
Mother*Arriantje Van Buren1 (s 1718 - )
Her married name was Elmendorf.2 
Birth*circa January 1740She was born circa January 1740 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.1 
Baptism20 January 1740She was baptized on 20 January 1740 at Old Dutch Church, Kingston, Ulster Co., New YorkG.1 
Marriage*12 November 1762She married Benjamin Elmendorf, son of Cornelis Elmendorf and Engeltjen Heermans, on 12 November 1762 at Ulster Co., New YorkG.2 
Baptism30 November 1777She sponsored the baptism of Blandina Kieffer on 30 November 1777 at Rhinebeck Flats Reformed Church, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.3,4 


  1. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, compiler, Baptismal and Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York (New York: De Vinne Press, 1891), p. 244, bapt. no. 5133. Blandina, dau. of Cornelis van Keuren and Ariaantjen van Bueren, bapt. 20 Jan 1740, sponsors Anthony Schuyler and Rachel van Bueren.
  2. [S221] Roswell Randall Hoes, Baptisms and Marriages ODC Kingston, p. 622, no. 1436. Benjamin Elmendorph and Blandina Vam Keuren, marr. 12 Nov 1762; date of Banns not given.
  3. [S1159] Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Poughkeepsie and the Flats (New York: Holland Society, unknown publish date), Record of the RDC of the Flats near Rhinebeck, p. 354, img. 357/417. Blandina, b. Nov [1777], dau. of Lawrence Kiffer and Lenah Van Keuren, [no bapt. date given, entry between baptisms of 30 Nov and 7 Dec], sponsors Benjamin Alfendorp and wife Blandina Van Keuren.
  4. [S580] Henry R. Kelly, Imprints on the Sands of Time, third edition (n.p.:, 1972), online, p. 217, "grandparents were witnesses."