Geertje Denton

about 1664–
Jamaica, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Geertje

Geertje Denton was born about 1664, in Jamaica, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America. She had at least 11 sons and 8 daughters with Cornelius Losee Jr.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Losee Jr
1644–
Geertje Denton
1664–
Jacobus Loyse
1680–1724
Elizabeth Losee
1680–
Hannah Losee
1680–
Issac Losee
1680–
James Denton
1680–
Jonathan Losee
1690–
Elisabeth Losee
1692–
James Losee
1692–
Hannah Losee
1696–
Abraham Losee
1698–
Cornelius Losee
1702–
Elisabeth Losee
1704–1713
Jane Losee
1706–1715
Simon Losee
1681–1760
Daniel Losee
1685–
Jane Losee
1689–
Cornelius Losee
1691–
Isaac LOSEE
1700–
Jane Losee
1704–1794

Spouse and Children

    Cornelius Losee Jr

    Male1644–Male

    Female1664–Female

children

(19)

    Male1680–1724Male

    Elizabeth Losee

    Female1680–Female

    Hannah Losee

    Female1680–Female

    Issac Losee

    Male1680–Male

    James Denton

    Male1680–Male

+14 More Children

World Events (2)

1664

Age 0

After the English took over in the 1660s, the colony was renamed New York, after the Duke of York
1670

Age 6

Historic Charleston, founded in 1670, is one of the oldest cities in the whole country.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The vast majority, including those in Cambridgeshire, Cumbria, Dumfries, County Durham, Kent, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. An isolated example in Northamptonshire appears in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement associated with Dodda’.

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

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