Andries Van Giesen

23 October 1698–about 24 September 1753 (Age 54)
Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Andries Van

When Andries Van Giesen was born on 23 October 1698, in Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Abraham Reynier Van Giesen, was 31 and his mother, Feytje Andries, was 27. He married Martje on 26 May 1727, in Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 24 September 1753, at the age of 54.

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Andries Van Giesen
Marriage: 26 May 1727
Abraham Van Giesen
John Andries Van Giesen
Ann Van Gieson
Seytje Van Giesen

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  • Marriage
    26 May 1727Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    (1997: 457;2007: 825; 2010: 1162)German and Dutch: patronymic from Gies or Giese .German: habitational name from Giessen in Hesse, which derives its name from a castle ze den Giezzen ‘on the streams’ or from any other place called Giesen (Baden-Württemberg, Lower Saxony, former Brandenburg, Pomerania).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    • Andries Van Giesen in entry for Feytie Van Giesen, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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