Mary Haff

1 January 1740–
New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Haff was christened on 1 January 1740, in Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States, her father, Jan Haff, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Losee, was 35. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Jan Haff
1704–1764
Sarah Losee
1704–1760
Pieter Haff
1727–
Jacob Haff
1729–
Sarah Haff
1734–
Simon Haff
1728–1784
Winchey Haff
1731–
Margrietje Haff
1732–
Mary Haff
1740–
Icabod Huff
1740–
Martha Haff
1746–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

New York is the 11th state.
1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

North German:1. dialect variant of Hoff ‘farm’. 2. from Middle Low German haf ‘sea’, ‘lagoon’, most likely denoting someone living by one of the lagoons on the Baltic coast, German Haff.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Marya Haf, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Mary Huff, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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