Catharina/Tryntie Kip probably was born in 1656 and baptized in the New Amsterdam Dutch Reformed church. She was the daughter of New Netherland pioneer Isaac Kip and his first wife, Catharina Hendricks Snyder. She grew up on Manhattan Island.
In January 1676, she married Philip De Foreest at the New York City Dutch Reformed church. Their first daughter was baptized in New York. But by 1703, eight more of her children were baptized in the Albany Reformed church where she was a member.
Catharina Kip De Foreest was buried in August 1731.
Sources: The life of Catharina/Tryntie Kip De Foreest is CAP biography number 5948. This profile is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 1/5/04