Metje Van Giesen

Female10 June 1756–3 July 1831

Brief Life History of Metje

When Metje Van Giesen was born on 10 June 1756, in Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Cornelis Van Giesen, was 28 and her mother, Jenneke Doremus, was 31. She married Abraham Spier on 19 August 1780, in Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 July 1831, at the age of 75.

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Abraham Spier
Metje Van Giesen
Marriage: 19 August 1780
Lea Maria Spier
Cornelis Spier
Jane Spier
Rachel Spier
Johannes Spier

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  • Metje Van Giesen in entry for Cornelis Spier, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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  • Marriage
    19 August 1780Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (5)

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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