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Joris Van Giesen

Male about 1746 -

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  • Name Joris Van Giesen 
    Born about 1746 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 19 October 1746  [1
    • From the History of the City of Paterson and the County of Passaic:
      Joris lived near the Three Pigeons, in the present Hudson county. In the right of his father, he and his brothers Gerrit and Isaac had apportioned to them in 1785 a tract of about 357 acres of the Secaucus Commons, including Snake Hill. 2 About 1780 Joris removed to Polifly, occupying a stone house still standing on the Polifly road, near where it turns to Hackensack. His children went to school at Hackensack. [1]
    Person ID I95446  Schirado
    Last Modified 3 May 2015 

    Father Reynier Van Giesen,   b. about November 1704, Bergen, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1783  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Hester Van Couwenhoven,   b. about 1720, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 31 October 1760  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 26 March 1744  Hackensack Reformed Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F48791  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elisabeth Smit 
    +1. Hester Van Giesen,   b. about 1773, Schraalenbugh, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F62796  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S742] William Nelson, (Paterson, NJ: Press Printing & Publ., 1901).

    2. [S555] (Holland Society of New York, 1891).

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