Jannetje Scherp

1720–
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Jannetje

When Jannetje Scherp was born in 1720, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Gysbert Andries Scherp, was 53 and her mother, Lysbeth Jansdatter Goewey, was 35. She married Pieter Goes about 1750. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Goes
1718–
Jannetje Scherp
1720–
Marriage: about 1750
Margrieta Goes
1752–
Lawrence Goes
1753–1835
Hilletje Goes
1756–
Jannetje Goes
1758–
Johannes Goes
1760–
Cornelia Catherine Goes
1766–
Neeltje "Eleanor" Goes
1762–1813
Catlyntje Goes
1769–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1750
children

(8)

    Margrieta Goes

    Female1752–Female

    Lawrence Goes

    Male1753–1835Male

    Hilletje Goes

    Female1756–Female

    Jannetje Goes

    Female1758–Female

    Johannes Goes

    Male1760–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

    Andries Scharp

    Male1702–Male

    Catharina Scharp

    Female1704–Female

    Johannes Salomon Scharp

    Male1706–1791Male

    Female1707–Female

    Cornelius Sharp

    Male1708–Male

+11 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 56

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 56

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 61

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Southern German: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from scherbe ‘pot’, ‘potsherd’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jannetje Scherp in entry for Cornelia Goes, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Jannetje Scherp in entry for Neeltje Goes, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Jannetie Scherp, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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