Gertruy Clauw

1709–
Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life Summary 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 43. She married Frans Jacobse Van Hoesen about 1730, in New York, United States.

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Frans Jacobse Van Hoesen
1703–
Gertruy Clauw
1709–
Marriage: about 1730

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World Events (4)

1776
Age 67
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 67
New York is the 11th state.
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

1 Variant spelling of German Klaus , which is from a popular personal name, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ). This spelling is also found in Dutch.2 Occitan: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, such as a courtyard or farmyard, from Late Latin clausum ‘enclosure’, ‘closed’, originally the past participle of claudere ‘to close’.

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

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