Teunis Van Cott

Brief Life History of Teunis

When Teunis Van Cott was born on 11 February 1759, in Bedelltown, Oyster Bay Town, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Claes Nicholas Van Cott, was 40 and his mother, Jannetje Woertman, was 31. He married Ann Brush on 5 February 1775, in Huntington, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1825, at the age of 66.

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Teunis Van Cott
Ann Brush
Marriage: 5 February 1775
Hannah Van Cott
Deborah Van Cott
Deborah Van Cott
Mary Van Cott
John Van Cott
Peter Van Cott
Martha Van Cott
Jonas Van Cott
Amy Van Cott
George Van Cott

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Tunis Van Cott - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: before 11 February 1759; Oyster Bay, Queens, New York, United States

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1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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