Evert Evertsen Pels Jr.

Brief Life History of Evert Evertsen

When Evert Evertsen Pels Jr. was born in 1671, in New York City, New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Evert Evertszen Pels, was 24 and his mother, Bridget Elsworth, was 21. He married Margrietje Grietje Melcherts van Deusen Deursen on 29 September 1695, in New York City, New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died in October 1754, in British Colonial America, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Evert Evertsen Pels Jr.
1671–1754
Margrietje Grietje Melcherts van Deusen Deursen
1670–
Marriage: 29 September 1695
Breechje Pels
1696–1696
Evert Pels
1696–1696
Bregje Pels
1697–1697
Engeltje Pels
1697–
Bregje Pels
1700–
Rachel Pels
1702–1702
Evert Pels
1704–1775
Annetje Pels
1706–1706
Abraham Pels
1708–
Rachel Pels
1711–1761
Annatje Pels
1715–

Sources (16)

  • New York City, Compiled Marriage Index, 1600s-1800s
  • Evert Pels in entry for Evert Pels, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Netherlands, Marriage Index, 1575-1938

World Events (1)

1683

Historical Boundaries 1683: New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America 1776: New York, New York, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Ernst, Siegfried.

Dutch, Flemish, and North German: metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German pels ‘fur’.

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

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