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Huguenot Charlie Joseph CharlieJ 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.


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