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Master list of Founders

This listing contains the names of known Founders only. It is a work in progress and does not constitute a comprehensive list. You should not be discouraged if your research name is not listed. The identity of other Founders is precisely the information we are anxious to gather.

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Adrian VanLaer

Abraham Ackerman

Jedediah Allen

John Antrim

Richard Arnold

Obadiah Ayers

Benjamin Baldwin

Henry Ballinger

Rev. Gillyam Bertholf

John Bishop, Sr.

Robert Bond

Jan Cornelisse Boombaert (Bogert)

Samuel Bowne

John Bowne

Edward Bradbury

Timothy Brooks Sr.

George Brown

William Budd

Caleb Carman

John Chamberlin

Richard Clark, Jr

William Clayton

Thomas Clifton

Francis Collins

John Conger (Belconger)

George Corlies

Thomas Cox

Aziriah Crane

Deacon Azariah Crane

Oele Dahlbo (William Dalbo)

George Day

Samuel Demarest

Benjamin Demarest

Robert Dennis

Daniel Dodd

Samuel Doty

Gavine Drummond

Jonathan Dunham

Francis Eastlack 

John Ellison

Thomas Eves

Walter Forrest 

Joseph Frazee

Thomas Aaron Gandy

William Gifford

Matthew Gracey (Gracie)

Rebecca (___) Grover

John Haines

William Hall

John Hance

Thomas Harding

Jans Hasson

John Havens

Richard Higgins

William Hoge

Rev. Obadiah Holmes

John Horner

Benjamin Hull

Jenti Jeppes

Walter Ker

Nicasius Kipp

Edmund La Fetra

William Layton

John Liming

Remembrance Lippincott

Joseph Ludlum

Samuel Marsh

John Martin, Piscataway Patentee 

Clement Masters

William Meeker

John Miff

Benjamin Moore

Thomas Morris

Richard Mount

Henry Norris

Caleb Osborne

Joseph Parker

John Patterson

Daniel Perrin

Abraham Pierson

Thomas Potter

John Pound

John Pridmore (Predmore)

Edward Fitz Randolph

Sarah Reape

Edward Riggs

John Robinson

Richard Rounsavell

William Satterthwaite

Garret Schench

Joseph Seeley

William Shattuck

Anders Sinnickson (Andrew Senecke)

Giles Slocum

Rev. John Smith

Humphrey Spinning

Robert Stiles

Thomas Stokes

Dirck Straaemaacker

Samuel Swaine

Douwe Harmense Tallman

Albert Albertse Terhune 

John Throckmorton

Peter Tilton

Elizabeth Smith Townley

Cornelius (Teunissen) Tunise

Magdaleentje Theunis Van Blaricom

Lubbert Gysbertsen Van Blaricum

Jacob Van Doorn

Theunis Van Houten

Johannes Van Inburgh

Peter Van Nest

Jurian Thomassee Van Riper

Lubbert Lubbertson Van Westervelt

Abraham Isaacsen VerPlanck

Michiel Jansen Vreeland

John Ward Jr.

Laurents Ackerman

William Albertson 

John Allen

Thomas Applegate

John Bainbridge

John Baldwin

Epke Jacobse Banta 

Sarah Biddle

Thomas Blatchley

Nicholas Bonham

Richard Borden

Mary Stout Bowne

James Bowne

Hendrick Brinkerhoff

Nicholas Brown

James Brown

Jan Cornelis Buys

Robert Carr

Richard Clark, Sr.

James Clarkson

Robert Clements, Jr

John Coddington

William Compton

Henry Cook

Jacque Cortelyou

Dr. Daniel Coxe

Stephen Crane

Joseph Crane

Francis Davenport

Nicholas DePuy

David Demarest, Sr.

Jean Demarest

Samuel Dennis

Cornelis Doremus

Capt. Francis Drake

Sarah Dubois

Hugh Dunn

Thomas Eaton

Joshua Ely

David Falconer

Thomas Foulke

Thomas French

Hananiah Gaunt

Charles Gordon

John Gregory

James Grover

Samuel Hale

John Hall

John Hancock

Richard Harrison (Sergeant)

Matthais Hatfield

Richard Heritage

James Hinds

Thomas Holland

Christopher Hooglandt

Thomas Howell

Thomas Huntington

Jeffrey Jones

Isaac Kingsland

Robert Kitchell

Edmond LaFetra

Thomas Leeds

Francis Linle (Lindsley/Lindley)

Dorothy Littell

Henry Lyon

Henry Marsham

John Martin, Sr.

Francis Masters

Jean Pierre Mellot

John Mifflin, Sr.

Thomas Morford

George Mount

John Nesmith

Dahlbo Oele

George Pack

George Parker

George Peck

Thomas Pierson, Sr.

John Pike

Samuel Potter

Elizabeth Powell

Rev. John Prudden

Governor John Reading

Walter Reeve

Hugh Roberts

Moses Rolfe

John Ruckman

Joseph Sayre

John Schenck 

Robert Seeley

John Shinn, Sr.

Thomas Skillman

Nathaniel Slocum

Thomas Smith

James Steelman (Jons Mansson)

Joseph Stockton

Sarah Stout

Dirck Straatemaacker 

Capt. Samuel Swaine (Swayne)

Isaac Tappen

Hur Thompson

Job Throckmorton

John Tilton, Sr.

Robert Treat

Johannes Updike (Opdyke)

Divertje Cornelis Van Blaricom

Jannetje (Jans) (Van Horn) Van Boskerk

Lourens Andriessen Van Horn

Helmigh Roelofs Van Houten

Baltus Barents Van Kleeck

Penelope Van Princis (Kent, Stout)

Derick Janse Van Stuphen

Waling Jacobse Van Winkle

Albert Stevense Van Voorhees 

Walter Wall

John Ward Sr.

David Ackerman

Thomas Alger

Joachim Andres

Bartholomew Applegate

Elizabeth Austin

John Baird

Edward Ball

Stephen Bedford

William Biddle

Thomas Bloomfield Sr.

Nathaniel Bonnell

Ann (___) Bowne

William Bowne

Alexander/Sander Boyer

John Brockett

Abraham Brown

Obadiah Bruen

Matthew Camfield

John Catlin

John Clark

Prudence Clayton

Samuel Clift

Samuel Cole(s)

John Condit

John Core

Cornelius Willemse Couwenhoven

Andrew Craig, Sr.

Jasper Crane

William Cranmer

James Davis

Maria (DeRuine) Demarest

Rachel (Cresson) Demarest

David Demarest, Jr.

John Dille, Sr.

James Dorset

Francis Drake

Rev. Thomas Dungan 

Nicholas Dupui

Abiah Edward

Joseph English II

John Fenwick 

William Frampton

Hannah Fuller

Jeremiah Genung

William Goulding

Safety Grover

William Haines

Samuel Hall

John Hampton

Thomas Hand

Richard Hartshorne

Daniel Havens

William Hibbs

William Hixson

Jonathan Holmes

William Hope

George Hulit

Henry Jaques

John Kaighn 

John Kinsey

Samuel Kitchell

William Lawrence

Henry Leonard

Richard Lippincott

John Littell (Little)

Benjamin Maple

Joseph Martin

Benjamin Martin

William Matlack

Jean Paul Mellott

Samuel Moore

Lewis Morris

Matthias Mount

Samuel Nicholson

John Ogden

John Pancoast (Panckhurst)

Edward Patterson

Roger Pedrick

Rev. Abraham Pierson

Richard Pittenger (Pewtinger)

Paul Poulson (Powelson)

Benjamin Price

Nathaniel Fitz Randolph

William Reape

James Reid

Joseph Robins

George Ross

Joris Martinse Ryerson 

Thomas Scattergood

Thomas Scholey (Schooley)

Richard Seeley

Abraham Shotwell

Richard Skinner, Sr.

John Smalley

John Somers

Casper Steynmets (Steinmets) 

Richard Stockton

Richard Stout

William Sutton

Nathaniel Sylvester

Edward Taylor

Andrew Thompson

Martin Tichenor

Capt. Content Titus

William Trotter

Johannes Jans Van Blarcum

Jan Lubbertsen Van Blaricom

Lourens Andriessen Van Buskirk 

Barent Christian Van Horn

Roeloff Cornelissen Van Houten

Pieter VanNest, Jr.

Claes Jansen Van Purmerent

Cornelius Van Vorst

Jacob Waling Van Winkle

Hartman (Mickielsen) Vreeland

Garret Walls, Sr.

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