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Sarah Rapelje

Sarah Rapelje was the first European Christian female born in New Netherland. Sarah Rapelje was the daughter of Joris Jansen Rapelje and Catalina Trico, who were Walloon Calvinists who sailed on board the ship Eendracht from the Dutch Republic in 1624; the Rapeljes arrived at a site along the Hudson River where they helped build one of the first Dutch settlements, Fort Orange, where Sarah Rapelje was born on July 9, 1625. Fort Orange would become the fur-trading town of Beverwijck, which itself would become Albany, New York. In 1626, Manhattan Island near the mouth of the Hudson River was bought by Dutch settlers from local Native Americans, the Rapelje family were sent to help with the settlement of New Amsterdam on the island's southern tip. Joris Rapelje bought land on Long Island, across the East River from New Amsterdam, in the village of Breuckelen and moved to Wallabout Bay. Sarah Rapelje married Hans Hansen Bergen in 1639 with whom she had eight children, seven of whom lived into adulthood, until Bergen died in 1653.

In 1654 Rapelje married Teunis Gysbertse Bogaert with. Through their youngest child and only son, she is the 7th-great grandmother of actor Humphrey Bogart. On April 24, 1660, New Netherland Governor Peter Stuyvesant named Bogaert a magistrate of New Amersfoort and Midwood. In 1663, Bogaert was appointed a magistrate in Breuckelen, succeeding his father-in-law Joris Jansen Rapelje, serving in that capacity until 1673. Bogaert served as a magistrate of Bushwick between 1664 and 1665, was a representative of Breuckelen in the Hempstead Convention of 1665. Rapelje died in 1685 in Boswijck, a village that became the modern Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn. By the time Rapelje died the New Netherland colony had been ceded to the English in 1664, was rebranded the Province of New York. Rapelje's chair is in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York, a gift of her Brinckerhoff descendants. Brooklyn's Rapelye Street is named for the family. Sarah Rapelje herself was granted a large tract of land in the Wallabout in Brooklyn by Dutch authorities for being the first European Christian female to be born in the New Netherland.

The family owned extensive property in the area of present-day Red Hook. Her descendants include Joseph C. Hoagland The Hidden History of the Rapeljes, Urban Environmentalist NYC, The History of Brooklyn Navy Yard The Rapelje Family, The Baltimore Sun The Rapelje Property, on the Brooklyn & Jamaica Rail Road, New York Public Library Digital Gallery The Rapelje Estate, Foot of 35th Street, North River, New York Public Library Digital Gallery Rapelje Avenue, New York, New York Public Library Digital Gallery Rapelyea House, New York Public Library Digital Gallery Rapelyea Estate, New York Public Library Digital Gallery Bergen, Teunis G, The Bergen Family: or The Descendants of Hans Hansen Bergen, One of the Early Settlers of New York and Brooklyn Fosdick, Lucian John The French Blood in America Ross, Peter A History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Volume 2 Stiles, Henry Reed A History of the City of Brooklyn, Volume 1

Saint Peter's Lutheran Church Hobart

Saint Peter's Lutheran Church, Hobart is located in Warrane, Tasmania. The church's denomination is Lutheran and has 140 members; the Lutheran School associated with St Peter's Church was moved to Warrane in 1982. The Church followed a number of years later. In addition to worship services and the church's related religious education and fellowship program, the church has multiple events throughout the year such as the Easter breakfast on Mt Wellington and a Christmas pageant. SPLC is a part of the Victorian-Tasmanian district of the Lutheran Church of Australia. SPLC was established as an Australian Lutheran congregation in 1949. Many founding and early members were post-war migrants. SPLC bought a Methodist church on Hobart; the church was bought for $55,000 in 1973. The church was built by the architectures Crouch and Wilson of Melbourne in 1871; the church moved to Warrane due to the weak and old structure of the sandstone and bricks. The Davey Street church is now owned by Hillsong. Saint Peter's is a friendly, close knit, intergenerational, supportive congregation where young and old interact.

SPLC appreciates both traditional and contemporary worship styles and blends sound contemporary music with the depth and wisdom of past traditions. The teachings of the Church and its vibrant preaching are founded on its belief in the Bible being the true word of God; this word is to be applied thoughtfully to today's world and issues. The church has numerous activities; these include: Bible Studies Band Led Services Choir Prayer Group Quiz Nights Craft Mornings Church ConcertSPLC has an Easter Sunday dawn service on Mount Wellington's summit and has a Christmas festival in the year. SPLC has traditional Lutheran Beliefs; these include the trinity, the belief of Jesus Christ dying for the forgiveness of sins, following the Bibles teachings and the sacraments. SPLC is affiliated with its Lutheran school Eastside Lutheran College. In the church on Friday afternoons, the chapel service is led by Pastor Mike Steicke. SPLC works close with its northern Tasmania parish; the two Pastor's have pulpit exchanges throughout the year

William Errington Hume

Sir William Errington Hume was a British physician and cardiologist. After education at Repton, William Errington Hume matriculated in October 1897 at Pembroke College and graduated there BA in 1900. After medical education at the London Hospital, he graduated MB BChir and MA in 1904 and MD in 1913 from the University of Cambridge. At the London Hospital, he clerked for Sir Bertrand Dawson. At the Royal Victoria Infirmary, after holding junior appointments from 1904 to 1907, at age 28 he was appointed assistant physician and, six months full physician, he held this post until 1939. He qualified MRCP in 1909. Though a general physician his special interest was in cardiology. In WWI Hume served from 1914 to 1919 in the RAMC, he was elected FRCP in 1917. He was mentioned twice in despatches and made in 1919 Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George. In the First World War he became, though still in his thirties, consulting physician to the 1st Army in France. A. H. or effort syndrome, on spirochaetal jaundice.

On 21 February 1922 Hume wrote to John Cowan with a suggestion for those physicians, attending meetings to give advice on heart disease to the Ministry of Pensions. Hume suggested that those physicians should be called together at the next meeting of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland; the cardiologists' meeting, chaired by Alexander George Gibson, formed the Cardiac Club on 22 April 1922. The Cardiac Club became in 1937 the Cardiac Society of Great Ireland; the Society was renamed in 1946 the British Cardiac Society and renamed in 2006 the British Cardiovascular Society. Under the auspices of the Royal College of Physicians, Hume gave in 1930 the Bradshaw Lecture on Paroxysmal tachycardia and in 1943 the Harveian Oration on The Physician in War—in Harvey's Time and After, he held the chair of medicine of Durham University for several years before WWII. After retiring in 1939 from the Honorary Staff of the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Hume became a cardiologist at the Newcastle General Hospital and helped to initiate a Regional Cardiovascular Department there.

From 1950 onward he suffered from arthritis. He was knighted in 1952. George Haliburton Hume, surgeon to the Newcastle Infirmary, was William Errington Hume's father. William Hume's younger brother was killed in WWI. In 1918 William Hume married Marie Élisabeth Tisseyre, eldest daughter of a colonel in the French Army; the couple had three daughters. Their elder son George Haliburton Hume became an English Roman Catholic bishop, their younger son John Hume became a medical doctor in Sunderland. Their eldest daughter Madeleine Frances Hume married Sir John Charles. "The interpretation and significance of some irregularities of the pulse". Br Med J. 1: 1368–1371. 10 June 1911. Doi:10.1136/bmj.1.2632.1368. PMC 2333681. PMID 20765672. "General oedema following gastroenteritis in children". Br Med J. 2: 478–481. 2 September 1911. With S. J. Clegg: "A Clinical and Pathological Study of the Heart in Diphtheria". Quart. J. Med. 8: 1–18, with Plates 1 & 2. 1914. With Bertrand Dawson and S. P. Bedson: "Infective jaundice".

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Shumombetsu Station

Shumombetsu Station was a railway station on the Rumoi Main Line in Mashike, Japan, operated by Hokkaido Railway Company. Opened in 1963, the station closed on 4 December 2016. Shumombetsu Station was served by the Rumoi Main Line, lay 62.7 km from the starting point of the line at Fukagawa. The station was unstaffed; the station opened on 1 December 1963. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. On 10 August 2015, JR Hokkaido announced its plans to close the 16.7 km section of the line beyond Rumoi to Mashike in 2016. In April 2016, it was announced that the section from Rumoi to Mashike would be closing in December 2016, with the last services operating on 4 December. List of railway stations in Japan JR Hokkaido station information

Ioan Alexi

Ioan Alexi was a Romanian Greek Catholic hierarch. He was the first bishop of the new created Romanian Catholic Eparchy of Gherla, Szamos-Ujvár from 1854 to 1863. Born in Mălădia, Sălaj, Austrian Empire in 1800, he was ordained a priest on 30 October 1825, he was confirmed the Bishop by the Holy See on 16 November 1854. He was consecrated to the Episcopate on 28 October 1855; the principal consecrator was Archbishop Alexandru Sterca-Șuluțiu, the co-consecrators were Bishop Vasile Erdeli and Bishop Angelo Parsi. He died in Gherla, Romania on 29 June 1863. Catholic Church in Romania

1964 Prairie View A&M Panthers football team

The 1964 Prairie View A&M Panthers football team was an American football team that represented Prairie View A&M University in the Southwestern Athletic Conference during the 1964 NCAA College Division football season. In their 16th season under head coach Billy Nicks, the Panthers compiled a perfect 9–0 record, won the SWAC championship, outscored opponents by a total of 303 to 110; the Pittsburgh Courier selected Prairie View as the 1964 black college football national champion with a rating of 25.71, ahead of second-place Grambling with a 24.14 rating and third-place Florida A&M with a 23.29 rating. Prairie View was ranked No. 2 in the final Associated Press 1964 small college poll and No. 8 in the final United Press International poll. At the end of the 1964 season, the Pittsburgh Courier selected Prairie View's Billy Nicks as the national Coach of the Year and quarterback Jimmy Kearney as the Back of the Year. Another key player was end Otis Taylor who played 11 seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs