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This is a puzzling document because it is the official organization of a Third Reformed Church in Holland Township. My first reaction was to think it was Third Reformed of Holland but it was not organized until 1867. Pieter Heyboer, Pieter A. van Dyk, and Tennis Bos were the trustees. One of the witnesses was Alexander Hartgerink of North Holland. Upon examination of the document and researching the names of these men in Dutch Immigrant Memoirs and Related Writings by Henry S. Lucas, second edition, 1997, I learned that these men were in the North Holland and Noordeloos congregations. It appears that a new Reformed Church was organized after the Rev. Koenevan de Bosch took the Noordeloos congregation out of the Reformed Church in America in April of 1857. In the minutes of the Classis of Holland, P. Heijboer is listed as an elder of a Noordeloos church at the meeting of September 9, 1857. Classis of Holland Minutes 1848-1858, 1950, p. 252. According to the historical directory of the RCA, this congregation was disbanded in 1860.
Town of Holland, Ottawa County, Michigan
Hartgerink, Alexander; Hillebrands, A. J.; and Heijboer, Pieter, "Notice of the Formation of Trustees of the Church" (1857). Van Raalte Papers: 1850-1859. 420.