Finding Aid for Dutch Reformed Church of Greene and Houston Streets

This collection contains a finding aid with images of handwritten index cards that can direct researchers to marriage, baptism, death, and dismission entries from the Dutch Reformed Church of Greene and Houston Streets in New York City. Also known as the Greene Street Church, this church was renamed to the Seventh Avenue Church in 1852. 

Researchers can browse alphabetical by last name digital images of this finding aid, but the images cannot currently be searched. 

Collection Category: Research Aids | Collection Type: Image Browse | Location: New York County

This collection is a finding aid for researchers looking for information on the former members of the Dutch Reformed Church of Greene and Houston Streets between 1823 and 1864. The manuscript that contains the marriage, baptism, death, and dismission entries of the church’s members is available at the New-York Historical Society.  

To view the manuscript, a researcher has to request an appointment to view the manuscript on-site at the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the New-York Historical Society. Click here for instructions on how to do that

Before your trip to the New-York Historical Society, researchers may find the name they are searching for in this finding aid. Each index card contains a name and numbers next to them. The numbers on the index cards indicate the pages on which the name will appear in the manuscript. If a name has multiple numbers next to it, it means that they appear multiple entries.  

The manuscript’s sections begin on the following pages: 

  • Church Members (Page 14) 
  • Marriages (Page 98) 
  • Infant Baptisms (Page 156) 
  • Dismissions (Page 197) 
  • Adult Baptisms (Page 223) 
  • Deaths (Page 235) 

Click on the waypoint links below to view images. This finding aid is organized alphabetically by surname: 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | Mc | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | XYZ

This collection was transcribed by NYG&B Librarian Joan Bogert Ripperger Frye from 1987 to 1988. 

Suggested citation for this collection: 

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, “Finding Aid for Dutch Reformed Church of Greene and Houston Streets” digital images, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, (www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org), 2021.