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Romeyn, Nicholas


(b) Nicholas Romeyn was born in 1700, died in 1763, married Elizabeth Outwater 1726, who died 1732. His second wife (1733) was Rachel Vreelandt, who died in 1761. The issue by his first wife was (c) Rev. Thomas Romeyn. By his second wife, John, born 1734. The latter first married Julia and second Lady Mary Watts. Issue Eliza (Simmons), John and the Rev. Theodoric (Dirk) Romeyn, D. D., born 1744, died 1804, who married Elizabeth Broadhead. The latter was pastor of the Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh about ten years. The pastorate beginning May, 1776. He is largely quoted, and in the list of names of distinguished personages, he is considered one of the prominent American theologians.

James Van Valen, History of Bergen County, New Jersey, 1900