Tryntje Catrientie WALDRON

28 November 1731–17 June 1795
New York City, New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Tryntje Catrientie

When Tryntje Catrientie WALDRON was christened on 28 November 1731, in New York City, New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Waldron, was 23 and her mother, Aaftje Heijhaken, was 29. She married * Johannis Jacob BROUWER in 1761, in Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 17 June 1795, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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* Johannis Jacob BROUWER
Tryntje Catrientie WALDRON
Marriage: 1761
Joseph Brower
Leah Brouwer
Johannis Brower
Peter Brouwer

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Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America


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

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English:1. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’. 2. habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron, from Old English w(e)ald ‘forest’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is now also common in Ireland, especially in Connacht.

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

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Tryntje Waldron [Verwey] Brouwer (1731 – 17 June 1795)

Tryntie Verwey was born circa 1730. [Voorhis David Demarest, The Demarest Family: A record of the desMarets family in France, the Holy Land in the Crusades, again in France, Holland, the Palatinate ( …

Sources (3)

  • Tryntje Waldron in entry for Johannes Brouwer, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Trijntje Waldron, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Chr, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York: baptisms from 25 December 1639 to 29 December, 1800

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