Daniel Lein

about 1734–
Saddle River Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Lein was born about 1734, in Saddle River Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Conrad Lein Jr, was 36 and his mother, Catharina Abraham Rutan, was 24. He married Margrietje in 1756, in Saddle River, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter.

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Daniel Lein
Marriage: 1756
Coenraad Lyne
Abraham Lyne
Jacobus Lyne
Marytje Lynes or Lines
Coenraad Lyn
Dirk Lyn
Daniel D. Lines

Spouse and Children

Saddle River, Bergen, New Jersey, United States


+2 More Children

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+7 More Children

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. from a short form of the personal name Gelein, from French Ghi(s)lain, a Latinization of a Germanic personal name built on the element gīsil ‘pledge’ ( see Giesel ). 2. German: occupational name for a grower of or dealer in flax, from Middle High German līn ‘flax’. 3. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Trøndelag, so named from Old Norse lein ‘slope’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Conrad Leins in New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670

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