Joost Paalding

M, b. before 3 November 1708, d. 24 February 1786
FatherJoost Paalding b. 1664, d. 1712
MotherCatharina Hans Duyts b. b 13 Jun 1674, d. b 1709
     Joost was born before 3 November 1708. On 3 November 1708, he was christened at the New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church in the City, County & State of New York. The witnesses were Johannes Hardenbroek & wife Annetje Bos.1 Joost married Susanna Wyt on 18 June 1732. Joost departed this life on Friday, 24 February 1786 in Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York. He was buried at Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, in the Reformed Dutch Church Burying Ground.2


Susanna Wyt b. 1710, d. 13 Jan 1790


  1. [S518] New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church Christening Records, 3 November 1708 - Joost; parents: Joost Palding, Catharina Duyts; witnesses: Johannes Hardenbroek & wife Annetje Bos.
  2. [S543] The Old Dutch Burying Ground of Sleepy Hollow, pages 50-51 - Joseph Paulding, Sr. died: 2/24/1786. 80th year; son of Joost [Joseph] Paulding & Catherina Duyts - progenitor of the local Paulding family; married: Susanna White died: 11/13/1790. 81st year; Children: Joseph, Jr. married: Susan Gardiner; William; John; Ens. Peter. His grandson John, son of Joseph, Jr. was one of the captures. The bronze figure upon the Andre monument is said to represent John Paulding. The house of Joseph Paulding is still standing on the saw mill road at East View, the property of James Butler.