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Huguenot Charlie Joseph CharlieJ cajoseph@us.hsanet.net Well I remember all the Van Duzer cement trucks rolling around the island. I always figured that was an old island family name, but I don't know. There's also a family named the Dorff's (one f or two). My family knew them and I thought I was told they had some relationship to the name of New Dorp - if any don't know - Dorp is an old Dutch word meaning town or village. I've heard there's a list of early inhabitants at the Vorleezer house in Richmondtown.
We're getting away from the original thread of the French Huguenots to the Dutch now. Maybe time for new thread.

Charliej



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