Willem Gerritsen

about 1678–
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Willem

When Willem Gerritsen was born about 1678, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Gerrit Lubbertsen, was 39 and his mother, Gertruyd Willems Van Boerum, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Catharina Cockefer.

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Willem Gerritsen
Catharina Cockefer
Gysbert Gerritsen

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World Events (2)

Age 98
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 98
New York is the 11th state.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Gerrit, Jeroen, Berend, Derk, Hendrik, Henk.Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerrit (see Gerrits ). Compare Garrison .

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Gerritse in entry for Gijsbert Gerritse, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Catharina Gerritse in the U.S., Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639

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