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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Gerrit Van Hoorn
Elizabeth Thomasee Van Riper
Marriage: 30 November 1728
Dirk Van Hoorn
Jenneke Van Horn
Elizabeth Van Horn
Geesje Gerrit Van Horn
Geesje VanHorn

Spouse & Children

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


  • Dirk Van Hoorn


  • Female1730–Female

  • Elizabeth Van Horn


  • Geesje Gerrit Van Horn


  • Female1740–1788Female

Parents & Siblings



+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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