Antonides, Vincentius a minister of the Reformed (Dutch) Church, was born in Holland (?) in 1670. He was pastor of Bergen, in Friesland, Holland, from about 1695 to 1705, at which time he came to America. He served as pastor in the following places: Bushwick, Flatbush, Flatlands, Brooklyn, New Utrecht, Gravesend, and Jamaica, from 1705 to 1744. He died July 18,1744. He was a gentleman of extensive learning, exemplary piety, kind, benevolent,, and charitable to all; and resigned under all his afflictions, losses, calamities, and misfortunes, which befel him in his own person and family. See Corwil, Manual of the Ref. Church in America (3d ed.), p. 167.