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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Roelof Roelofsen Van Voorhees
Eleanor Van Nuis
Magdalena Voorhees
Roelof Voorhees
Jan Voorhees
Arientje Van Voorhees
Catrina Van Voorhees
Jan Van Voorhees
Garret Roelofse Voorhees
James R Voorhees
Jacobus Voorhees
John Voorhees
Lucas Van Voorhees
Abraham Van Voorhees
Catrina Roelofsen Voorhees
Jacques Voorhees

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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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