Johannis Roelefse Jacobus

3 April 1779–
Pompton Plains, Ref Dutch Church, New Jersey, U.S.A.

The Life of Johannis Roelefse

When Johannis Roelefse Jacobus was born on 3 April 1779, his father, Johannis Roaloff Jacobus, was 44 and his mother, Fransyntje or Catherine Rycke, was 39. He married Anche Doremus about 1798. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Johannis Roelefse Jacobus
Anche Doremus
Marriage: about 1798
Jacobus Jacobus
John Jacobus
Maria Jacobus
Maria or Polly Jacobus

Spouse and Children

about 1798
of,, New Jersey, U.S.A.


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Sometimes referred to as the "forgotten victory", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.

Age 33

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: humanistic Latinate form of Jakob.

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

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