Pieter "Peter" Woodcock

1750–Male
Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Pieter "Peter"

When Pieter "Peter" Woodcock was born in 1750, in Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Woodcock, was 43 and his mother, Dina Jansen, was 39. He married Sara Dingmans about 1771. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Pieter "Peter" Woodcock
1750–
Sara Dingmans
Marriage: about 1771
Lena Woodcock
1772–
Cornelia Woodcock
1784–
Willem Woodcock
1787–
Doretha Woodcock
1790–
Johannis Woodcock
1792–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1771
children

(5)

    Lena Woodcock

    Female1772–Female

    Cornelia Woodcock

    Female1784–Female

    Willem Woodcock

    Male1787–Male

    Doretha Woodcock

    Female1790–Female

    Johannis Woodcock

    Male1792–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 26

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

Age 26

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

Age 31

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 Middle English woodcock (a compound of Old English wudu ‘wood’ + cocc ‘cock’, ‘bird’), a bird that is notoriously easy to catch, hence a nickname for a stupid or gullible person. 2. variant of Woodcott , a habitational name from any of various places named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’, as for example Woodcott in Cheshire and Hampshire or Woodcote in Hampshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Shropshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Petrus Woodcock in entry for Lena Woodcock, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Pieter Woodcock in entry for Willem Woodcock, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Pieter Wooodcock in entry for Cornelia Woodcock, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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