Gerrit Van Hoorn

1706–1766 (Age 59)
Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Gerrit

When Gerrit Van Hoorn was born on 10 October 1706, in Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Derick Barentse Van Horn, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Gerritsen, was 24. He married Elizabeth Thomasee Van Riper on 30 November 1728, in Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died in 1766, in Wyckoff, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Van Hoorn
1706–1766
Elizabeth Thomasee Van Riper
1707–
Marriage: 30 November 1728
Dirk Van Hoorn
1729–
Jenneke Van Horn
1730–
Elizabeth Van Horn
1732–
Geesje Gerrit Van Horn
1737–1740
Geesje VanHorn
1740–1788

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1728
Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

  • Dirk Van Hoorn

    Male1729–Male

  • Female1730–Female

  • Elizabeth Van Horn

    Female1732–Female

  • Geesje Gerrit Van Horn

    Female1737–1740Female

  • Female1740–1788Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Gerrid Van Hoorn in entry for Geesje Van Hoorn, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Gerrit Van Hoorn in entry for Geesjen Van Hoorn, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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