Willem Jansen

before 27 August 1769–12 June 1808 (Age 38)
Shawangunk, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Willem

When Willem Jansen was born before 27 August 1769, in Shawangunk, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Hendrickse Jansen, was 34 and his mother, Elsje Oosterhoudt, was 28. He married Jane Hardenbergh on 10 May 1795, in Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 June 1808, at the age of 38, and was buried in Bruynswick Rural Cemetery, Bruynswick, Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Willem Jansen
Jane Hardenbergh
Marriage: 10 May 1795
Henry Jansen
Maria Jansen
Thomas Hardenbergh Jansen
Nicholas Jansen
Maria Jansen
Catherine Jansen
Nicholas Jansen
Joseph Jansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1795Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 7
    New York is the 11th state.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 12
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch, Flemish, Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a shortened vernacular form of Johannes (see John ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Janssen . Compare Janson 1 and Johnson .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • William Jansen in entry for Maria Jansen, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
    • William Jansen, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"
    • William Jansen in entry for Henry Jansen, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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