Jannetie Conover

1705–1741 (Age 36)
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jannetie

When Jannetie Conover was born in 1705, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Aert Willemsz, was 27 and her mother, Mary Mott, was 25. She married Leffert Lefferts about 1731. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1741, in her hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Jannetie Conover
Leffert Lefferts
Marriage: about 1731
Benjamin Lefferts
Garret Lefferts
Mary Maria Lefferts
Arthur Lefferts
Anne Lefferts

Spouse & Children

about 1731


Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Couwenhoven, of unknown etymology, probably a habitational name. By the time the descendants of original Dutch settlers on Long Island had reached western PA, the name had evolved into Conover.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jannetje Wilmse in entry for Aart Leffertse, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Jannetje Willemse in entry for Maria Leffertse, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Jannetje Wilmse in entry for Antje Leffertse, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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