After more than six years of research and communication with Elting descendants around the world, I am pleased to announce that at long last the book that is the result of this endeavor, has been sent to the printer. "The Descendants of Jan Eltinge - A Genealogy of the Elting(e) Family", is almost 1,000 pages, includes many photos of ancestors, and is hard bound in dark blue with gold lettering on the cover.

The Descendants of Jan EltingeThe genealogy begins with the progenitor, Jan Eltinge, who was born in 1632 in Swichtelaer (now Zwiggelte), Drenthe, The Netherlands. He came to America about 1660, married Jacomijntje Slecht, and 13 generations of their descendants are represented in this book.

All of books has been sold. However, you may still order the book on CD-ROM and prepay online with a credit card which will be processed using PayPal's secure service. If you prefer to pay by check or money order, please click the button below marked "Order By Mail" for a form to print and mail. PLEASE NOTE: Credit card payments can only be accepted on the website. Indicate the quantity you wish to order when the shopping cart window appears.

NEW!! The book is now available only on CD ROM in PDF format, which is very easy to search. Price for the CD is $39.95, shipping included.

Note: For international orders, please contact James Elting using the information to the left, and he will respond with the total price including shipment to your international address.

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Now Available:
Answering the Call! An Elting Military Tribute

By Grace Elting Castle. 160 pages of information on descendants of Jan and Jacomyntje (Slecht) Elting(e) who have served in the US military from the mid-1600s to mid-2008. Included, in addition to the Elting surname, are Deyos, DuBois, Hasbroucks, LeFevres, Crispells---most of the New Paltz Patentee family names---as well Patton (Gen. George S.), Yandeau, Houghtaling, Wygant, Hillegas and many more. Of particular interest is a chapter on the African-American Elting soldiers and a brief history of slavery in early New Paltz, and a chapter on the wrongful conviction of Roelif Elting during the Revolutionary War. Click here for ordering information.

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