Abraham Aartse

Male2 October 1717–

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Aartse was born on 2 October 1717, in Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Evert Aertse, was 26 and his mother, Wintje DeVoe, was 21. He married Lea Gerritsen on 1 November 1740, in Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died in Philipsburg Manor, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Abraham Aartse
Lea Gerritsen
Marriage: 1 November 1740
Elbert Aartse
Christina Aertse
Maritie Orser
Rebecca Aartse
Aertje Aartse
Abraham Aertse
Jemima Aartse
Willem Aartse
Wyntje Aartse
Daniel Aartse

Sources (18)

  • Abraham Evert, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Abraham Artse in entry for Wintie Artse, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abraham Aertse - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 9 October 1717; Phillipsburg, Westchester, New York, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1740Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 59

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 59

    New York is the 11th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 64

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Biblical name, borne by the first of the Jewish patriarchs, with whom God made a covenant that his descendants should possess the land of Canaan. The Hebrew form is Avraham, and is of uncertain derivation. In Genesis 17:5 it is explained as ‘father of a multitude (of nations)’ (Hebrew av hamon (goyim). It has always been a popular Jewish given name, and was also chosen by Christians, especially by Puritans and other fundamentalists from the 16th century onwards. Various early saints of the Eastern Roman Empire also bore this name. Its currency in the United States was greatly enhanced by the fame of President Abraham Lincoln ( 1809–65 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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