Jan Stevensen Voorhees

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About Jan Stevensen Voorhees

Father, Steven Coerte immigrated to "Nieuw Amsterdam" with his wife and eight children (and one son-in-law) in 1660. They sailed on a ship "De Bonte Koe" (the Spotted Cow) captained by Pieter Lucasz. Jan was 8 on arrival. Married twice. Had eight sons and three daughters.


Jan came with his father and family to Amersfoort as a small boy in 1660. Some of the seven known sons of Jan and Femmetje Aukes (his second wife) took the name of Van Voorhees. Jan's father Steven Coerten had come from the Manor of Voor-hees, Province of Drente, the Netherlands to the village of Amersfoort, now Flatlands, Long Island.

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Jan Stevensen Voorhees's Timeline

1652
1652
Drenthe, Overijssel, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
1682
1682
Age 30
Long Island, Province of New York
1684
February 24, 1684
Age 32
Flatbush, Kings County, Province of New York
1686
May 2, 1686
Age 34
Flatbush, Kings County, Province of New York
1688
1688
Age 36
Brooklyn, Kings County, Province of New York
1690
1690
Age 38
Brooklyn, Kings County, Province of New York
1691
March 1691
Age 39
Brooklyn, Kings County, Province of New York