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Willem Gerretse van Couwenhoven

Male 1636 - Abt 1728  (92 years)


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  • Name Willem Gerretse van Couwenhoven  [1
    Born 1636  Flatlands, Long Island, New Netherland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1728  Monmouth County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I23546  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 

    Father Garret Wolfertse van Couwenhoven,   b. Abt 1610, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1645, Flatlands, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Aeltje Cornelis Cool,   d. Bef 1683 
    Married Abt 1635  Flatlands, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F10504  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jannetje Peters,   b. Bef 8 May 1646,   d. 1723  (Age > 76 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1665  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Pieter Willemse van Couwenhoven,   b. 12 Feb 1671,   d. Abt Feb 1755, near Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F14145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A magistrate of Brooklyn in 1661, 1662, and 1664. A deacon of the Brooklyn Dutch church in 1663. Removed to Flatlands around 1677. Appears to have moved to Monmouth, New Jersey around 1709.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1760] A Documentary History of het (the) Nederdeutsche Gemeente, Dutch Congregation, of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Island of Nassau, now Long Island by Henry A. Stoutenburgh. 10 volumes, circa 1902-1907. Volumes 1 and 2: New York: Press of E. Storer. Volumes 3-10: New York: The Knickerbocker Press.

    2. [S3097] Lincoln C. Cocheu, "The Van Kouwenhoven-Conover Family." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 70:230, 70:353, 1939; 71:69, 71:157, 71:273, 71:365, 1940; 81:123, 81:172, 81:225, 1950; 82:34, 82:89, 82:175, 82:211, 1951.

    3. [S3110] Historical and Genealogical Miscellany: Early Settlers of New Jersey and Their Descendants, Volume 2, by John E. Stillwell. New York, 1906.