When Jannetje Van Alen was born on 5 November 1720, in Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Stephanus Van Alen, was 40 and her mother, Maria Cornelius "Maritjie" Mulder, was 39. She married Jerimias Pieterse Hoogeboom on 11 November 1741, in New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 September 1759, in Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 38.
Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.
Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.
Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.