Rachel Dutcher

1739–about 1761 (Age 22)

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Dutcher was born in 1739, her father, Abraham Duytser, was 22 and her mother, Anatie Storm, was 19. She married Jan Ecker on 20 September 1758, in North Tarrytown, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1761, at the age of 22.

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Jan Ecker
Rachel Dutcher
Marriage: 20 September 1758
Johannes Acker or Ecker
Mary Acker
Rachel Ecker
William Ecker

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  • Marriage
    20 September 1758North Tarrytown, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Duyster or Duijster, a nickname from Middle Dutch duuster, duister ‘gloomy’, also ‘stupid’, or of Duitscher ‘German’, a cognate of 2 below.Americanized form of German Deutscher ‘German’.History: Many, if not the majority, of the Dutchers trace their origin to Willem Janszen de Duijster (Duyster) or De Duitscher (De Duytscher), born 1601 in the Netherlands, died 1674 in New York, NY, and his two sons, Jan and Roelof. The original name their family (Willem's father) used back in the Netherlands, was reportedly Van Heerden.

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

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