Mr. Post

1707–
<Staten Island, Richmond, New York>

The Life of Mr. Post

Mr. Post was born in 1707. He married Saartie DeHart about 1731.

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Mr. Post
1707–
Saartie DeHart
1711–
Marriage: about 1731

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1731

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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