Willem Gerritsen

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Willem Gerritsen
1678–
Catharina Cockefer
1686–
Gysbert Gerritsen
1704–1760

Spouse and Children

    Male1678–Male

    Catharina Cockefer

    Female1686–Female

children

(1)

    Gysbert Gerritsen

    Male1704–1760Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 98

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

Age 98

New York is the 11th state.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Gerrits .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

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