Jan John Bressie

about 1724–about 1758 (Age 34)
Linlithgo, Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jan John

When Jan John Bressie was born about 1724, in Linlithgo, Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Wiensan Bresee, was 29 and his mother, Elsje Vandewater, was 26. He married Cornelia Witbeck about 1749. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died about 1758, at the age of 34.

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Jan John Bressie
Cornelia Witbeck
Marriage: about 1749
Vincent or Wintcham Bresee
Elsje Brissie

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Name Meaning

Italian:1. variant of Bresci , itself a variant of Brescia . 2. habitational name from Bresso in Milan province, showing the same regularization of form, characteristic of northern Italy.

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

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  • Jon Brussie in entry for Elsje Brussie, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Jan Bresie in entry for Wintshan Bresie, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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