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Grietje 'Gertrude' Jans / Jansen (Jansen)

Also Known As: "Grietje Jansen"
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Holstein, Denmark
Death: Died in Newtown, Long Island,Queens, New York
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Delamater and Annetje Waldron
Wife of Isaac Dye
Mother of Catreyn Duyts; Cornelius Duyts, s/o Grietje; Jannetje / Janettie Duyts and Catharina Jans Paulding
Sister of Susannah Delamater

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Grietje 'Gertrude' Jans / Jansen

Spelling of her name has been;

  • Grietje
  • Geertje
  • Gritze

Children of Laurens Duyts and Grietje Jans

  • Catreyn; Duyts b. 10 Mar 1667
  • Jannetje Duyts
  • Cornelius Duyts

the latter two have been from GENI profiles.

Grietje Jans married Laurens Duyts on 1 January 1666 at the Reformed Dutch Church, Bergen, Hudson County, New Jersey.1 


  • 1.[S540] Bergen Reformed Dutch Church Marriage Records: 1 January 1666 - Laurens Duyts & Grietje Jans

Grietje Jans

Married 1 Jan 1665/66 Bergen, NJ Laurens Duyts, b. 1610, Fredrickstadt, Holstein Province, Denmark Children

  • Catreyn ( Duyts) Dye, b. Abt 14 Apr 1667, Bergen, Bergen Co, NJ
  • Jannetje (Duyts) Dye
  • Cornelius (Duyts) Dye

no sources listed for her nor any parentage.



1. Dye family & Relatives (Denmark Roots) dating back to 1590 ,

"Geertje was born on April 14th, 1622.

Geertje Jansen was also known as Gertrude Jansen.

Geertje's father was Jan Aartse and her mother was Kijsie Pieters. She had a sister named Ytie. She was the younger of the two children. She died at the age of 39 in 1661.

Geertje and Laurens were married in a religious ceremony on January 1st, 1666. in Bergen County, New Jersey.


  • Catreyn was born on April 14th, 1667. Bergen, New Jersey. She died at the age of 94 on April 14th, 1761."

-------------------- Jan Parcell was born at Huntingdonshire, England. Jan married 2nd Ytie Jans (?) on 16 July 1659. Jan was first married with two sons: Thomas & Jan. Jan made his will on 7 May 1677 at Newtown, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Jan departed this life on Friday, 7 May 1677 at Newtown, Queens County, Long Island, New York.

Children of Jan Parcell and Ytie Jans (?)

  • William Parcell b. circa 1660 at Dutch Kills, Queens County, Long Island, New Netherlands
  • Catherine Parcell b circa 1662 at Dutch Kills, Queens County, Long Island, New Netherlands

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Grietje 'Gertrude' Jans / Jansen's Timeline

April 14, 1622
Oldenburg, Holstein, Denmark
Age 38
Newtown, Long Island,Queens, New York
Age 39
April 14, 1667
Age 39
Bergen, , New Jersey