Catrina Van Voorhees

Female25 December 1756–before 1768

Brief Life History of Catrina Van

When Catrina Van Voorhees was christened on 25 December 1756, in New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Roelof Roelofsen Van Voorhees, was 32 and her mother, Eleanor Van Nuis, was 30. She died before 1768.

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Family Time Line

Roelof Roelofsen Van Voorhees
1724–1796
Eleanor Van Nuis
1727–1793
Magdalena Voorhees
1749–
Roelof Voorhees
1754–1791
Jan Voorhees
1750–1758
Arientje Van Voorhees
1753–
Catrina Van Voorhees
1756–1768
Jan Van Voorhees
1758–1763
Garret Roelofse Voorhees
1760–1812
James R Voorhees
1761–1821
Jacobus Voorhees
1761–
John Voorhees
1763–
Lucas Van Voorhees
1764–
Abraham Van Voorhees
1766–
Catrina Roelofsen Voorhees
1768–
Jacques Voorhees
1771–

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    Name Meaning

    Dutch: habitational name from a farm called Voorhees, located in the hamlet of Hees near Ruinen, in the province of Drenthe. This surname is not found in the Netherlands. Compare Van Voorhees , Voorheis , Voorhies , Voorhis , Vorhees , and Voris .

    History: Steven Coertse van Voorhees emigrated with his wife and children from the farm of Voorhees in the Netherlands and settled at New Amersfoort (now Flatlands) on Long Island, New Netherland (now NY), in 1660. Today the family Voorhees with its numerous branches is one of the largest, if not the largest, Dutch family in North America. The name is also established in the forms Van Voorhees, Voorheis, (Van) Voorhies, (Van) Voorhis, Vorhees, Voorheese, Vooris, Voorus, Voreis, Voress, Vorheis, Vorhes, (Van) Vorhies, (Van) Vorhis, Vories, (Van) Voris, (Van) Vorous, Vorus, Vorys, etc.

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

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