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Your Henry Lont was born 29 Dec 1797 and baptized at the Greenbush Ref. Ch. in Rensselaer
4 Feb 1798 - Henry bo. 29 Dec 1797; Mattice Lott, Caty Lower; sp. John Lott, Jane Lower.
Vital Records of the Greenbush Reformed Church, East Greenbush (1788-1899), ACM Kelly,
Kinship Pub. - kinshipny.com
I also found the marriage record of Mathys Lant & Catrina Lower at the Kinderhook Ref.
Ch. on 13 Sep 1794. The churchbook entry in the Holland Society transcription says:
[torn out] Land getrout met Catrina Lower Sep 13.
Ancestry has indexed this as Antoant Land.
The same book has a different date for his baptism (Kelly/Kinship has August 27):
20 Augustus 1775 - Johannes Lant, Cathrina Bont; Matthys; sp. Willem Springsteen,
Differences among transcriptions or errors aren't unusual with these old records.
It looks like the Matthias Lont (1775-1847) buried at Earlville, Madison Co., NY is the
same as the man at Charleston, Schodack, Greenbush and Kinderhook - the different
spellings are irrelevant. We know he was the father of Henry, Michael, Philip and
Catherine from baptisms, he was buried near John in Madison County and he probably had
other children also. He was a fourth generation descendant of Felten (Valentin) Lant,
whose widow Anna Catharina and children arrived in New York with the 1710 Palatines.
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