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.
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.