Gertruy Clauw


Brief Life History of Gertruy

When Gertruy Clauw was born in 1709, in Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Hendrick Fransz Clauw, was 44 and her mother, Cornelia Andriesse Schwerp, was 44. She married Frans Jacobse Van Hoesen about 1730, in New York, United States.

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Frans Jacobse Van Hoesen
Gertruy Clauw
Marriage: about 1730

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    about 1730New York, United States
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    World Events (4)


    Age 67

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


    Age 77

    Historical Boundaries 1786: Columbia, New York, United States

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 91

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: altered form of Cloud .

    French: from an old vernacular form of the personal name Claude .

    History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with the variant Claude in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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