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- Isaac G. Vermilye (see Page 34 of Vermilye book),
born 25 July 1768 in what was then Beekman town, but is now Lagrange, and after the
completion of his education engaged in agricultural pursuits. He married about 1793
to Catherine Kipp, having 9 children
- Catherine Kipp, born 4 July 1776, married about 1793 to Isaac G. Vermilye, having
9 children. Catherine died 12 March 1846.
- Elizabeth Vermilye, born 23 October 1794, married to Daniel Billings, a shoemaker, and they had
four children : Isaac, John, Sarah, and Catherine.
- Jane Vermilye, born 2 March 1796, married Alex Homan, a farmer, and they had 2 children
(Alexandra and Phoebe)
- Peter Vermilye, born 25 September 1797 in the town of Beekman (Dutchess county),
followed farming as his life work,
married Miss Van Nostran, by whom he had two sons (George and John)
- Maria Vermilye, born 7 April 1799, married on 14 November 1822 in
Dutchess County, New York, to Enoch Dorland, a farmer,
and they had 4 children : Gilbert, Catherine, Vermilyea, and Samuel. Samuel had
a son Irving (who married Calle Dorland, daughter of Maria's brother Gerardus),
according to an obitiuary of Samuel in the Potter scrapbook. Irving is buried in the Moravian Cemetery
on Staten Island, N.Y. Maria died on 20 January 1888. Enoch Dorland was born 7 March 1779, and
died on 21 April 1883. They resided in Yonkers, New York. (see Page 77 of
- Gerardus Vermilye, born on 26 January 1801 in the town of Beekman, engaged in farming, but
was a shoemaker by trade. He married Miss Van Nostran, by whom he had eight
children : Cromwell, Isaac, Oscar, Walter, Calle (who married Irving
Vermilye), Jane, Minnie, and Catherine. Gerardus lived at least 95 years.
- John K. Vermilye, born 16 Sept 1802, was educated at both Williams and Yale Colleges, later
studied medicine and engaged in its practice in the town of East Fishkill, near
Hopewell Junction. He had 4 children by his first wife (Dupertrain, Gerardus,
Anna R., and Lucy)
- Caroline Vermilye, born 29 January 1804, died November 1805.
- Brooks Vermilye, who wrote the information for this family, was born 27 February 1811
- Valentine Mott Vermilye, born in the township of LeGrange, Duchess county, New York, on the 4th of
April, 1818. He was the youngest of seven children, two girls and five boys, all of whom attained
the age of 83 and above, two of them reaching the age of 87 and 94. His mother was born on
Independence Day, July 4th, 1776, at Saratoga Springs. The mother was of Holland descent, the
father descended from the Huguenots of France. Buried at at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Sandwich. Illinois.
The family were members of a Quaker community. Graduated from the medical school of Columbia
University in 1844. He afterward studied law and graduated at Cleveland, Ohio, but having no taste
for the profession, he returned to the practice of medicine. On November 5, 1845, he was married
to Phoebe Ann Davis [spelled "Davids" in Agras] of Fishkill, N.Y. To this union were born eight
children, two of them dying in infancy and of the two oldest a daughter Ino died in Sandwich in
1882, and a son Larrey died in Sioux City, Iowa, January 1905. The four children remaining are
Mrs. Thomas Weir, Mrs. R.K. Woodward and Mr. Oscar Vermilye, all of Sandwich
["this city" in Agras], and Mrs. John Potter of White Sulphur Springs, Montana. He was a member of
the legislature for two terms, representing Kendall county. This brought him into contact with
Abraham Lincoln, of whom he was a close friend, and whose farewell address he was permitted to
hear. Dr. Valentine Vermilyea died on the evening of May 7, 1906, aged 88 years, one month, and three days.
Information on the Vermilye family comes from a Vermilye family book