Elizabeth Wijs

about 1702–about 18 November 1744 (Age 42)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Wijs was born about 1702, in New York City, New York, United States. She married Johannes Jurrij Bokkes on 23 March 1732, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 18 November 1744, in her hometown, at the age of 42.

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Johannes Jurrij Bokkes
1698–1787
Elizabeth Wijs
1702–1744
Marriage: 23 March 1732
Margrietje Bakkes
1732–1843
Johannes Bakkes
1734–
Willem Backus
1736–1802
Elizabeth Bockkes
1736–1814
Adam Bokkes
1738–
Peter Bockes
1740–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 March 1732
New York City, New York County, New York, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Weiss .2 North German: nickname for a sure, reliable person, from Middle Low German wisse ‘sure’, ‘reliable’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • New York, Genealogical Records, 1675-1920
  • New York, Genealogical Records, 1675-1920

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