Magdaleen Helena Louw

Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Magdaleen Helena

When Magdaleen Helena Louw was born in 1673, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Pieter Cornelissen Louw, was 30 and her mother, Elisabeth Blanchan, was 22. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Benjamin Smedes.

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Magdaleen Helena Louw
Benjamin Smedes
Elisabeth Smedes
Petrus Smedes
Rachel Smedes
Johannes Smedes
Benjamin P. Smedes
Nathan Smedes

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+7 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 103

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 103

New York is the 11th state.

Name Meaning

French:1. from a personal name from Latin Lupus (meaning ‘wolf’), which derived its popularity from a 5thcentury bishop of Troyes, who repulsed Attila the Hun. 2. nickname from Old French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (modern French loup; from Latin lupus). This surname is frequently translated as Wolf or Wolfe .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Helena Louw in entry for Nathan Smeedes, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Magdalena Louw in entry for Benjamin Smedes, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Maddaleen Low, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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