Seylie Kierstead

about 1765–
Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Seylie

When Seylie Kierstead was born about 1765, in Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Henry Kierstead, was 32 and her mother, Catherine Van Houten, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Henry Kierstead
1733–1798
Catherine Van Houten
1737–
Cornelius Kierstead
1751–
Henry Kierstead
1753–
Richard Kierstead
1755–
Anthony Kierstead
1757–
Hanse Kierstead
1759–
Catherine Kierstead
1761–
Dinah Kierstead
1763–
Seylie Kierstead
1765–
Rachel Kierstead
1767–
Maritje Kierstead
1769–
Nantie Kierstead
1771–
Margaret Kierstead
1773–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (1)

1870

Age 105

Settled

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the Dutch surname Kierstede, probably from a place in the Netherlands so named. Kier means ‘chink’ or ‘crack’, as in a slightly opened door.

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

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