Luijkas Gerrits Dorland

23 May 1749–about 1791 (Age 41)
Montgomery Township, Somerset, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Luijkas Gerrits

When Luijkas Gerrits Dorland was born on 23 May 1749, in Montgomery Township, Somerset, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Gerret Dorland II, was 42 and his mother, Heyltje Van Arsdalen, was 37. He married Eleanor Aulche in 1773. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1775. He died about 1791, in Somerset, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Luijkas Gerrits Dorland
1749–1791
Eleanor Aulche
1749–1835
Marriage: 1773
Garret Lucas Dorland
1774–1856
Cornelius Lucas Dorland
1776–1815
Hyltje Dorland
1778–1864
James Lucas Dorland
1781–1858

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1773
children

(4)

    Garret Lucas Dorland

    Male1774–1856Male

    Cornelius Lucas Dorland

    Male1776–1815Male

    Hyltje Dorland

    Female1778–1864Female

    James Lucas Dorland

    Male1781–1858Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Gerrit Dorland

    Male1732–Male

    Female1734–1810Female

    Johannes Dorland

    Male1736–1737Male

    Maria Dorland

    Female1738–1777Female

    Eida Dorlandt

    Female1741–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1772

Age 23

Organized
1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 34

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

French: probably a variant of Douland, a habitational name for someone from Doullens in the Somme, from an old form of the place name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luijkas Dorland, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Luijkas Dorlant, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Lucas Dorlant in entry for Gerret Dorlant, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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