Our Family Genealogy Pages

Home Page  |  What's New  |  Photos  |  Histories  |  Headstones  |  Reports  |  Surnames
Search
First Name:


Last Name:



Thomas Laurensen TOERS

Thomas Laurensen TOERS

Male 1687 -

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Thomas Laurensen TOERS 
    Born 4 Apr 1687 
    Gender Male 
    BAPM 11 Apr 1687  RDC Bergen Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I333  The Turses
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2006 

    Father Lourens Arentsen TOERS,   b. 1640, Amsterdam, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1707, Saddle River, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Francyntje Thomas Fredricksen CUYPER,   b. 4 Apr 1655, Nieuw Amsterdam/New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Aug 1672  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalaentie Janse SPIER,   b. Apr 1687, Hackensack Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Oct 1710  Hackensack Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Saartje (Sara) TOERS,   b. Acquackanonk Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sara TOERS
     3. Claes Thomasen TOERS
    +4. Lena TOERS,   b. Abt 1715, Essex, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Klaes (Nicholas) Thomasen TOERS,   b. Abt 1720, at Akkwegnonk IAW marriage record Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767  (Age ~ 47 years)
    +6. Lawrence Thomasen TOERS,   b. Abt 1725, Werimus, Bergen Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1803  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Dey House - Washington's HQ Preakness, NJ
    Dey House - Washington's HQ Preakness, NJ
    Brief history of the house used by General Washington, built by Dirck Dey, husband of Saartje Toers, daugher of Thomas Laurenson Toers. Their son, Theunis (Thomas) Dey, was a colonel in Washington's army. The Dey House: George Washington's Headquarters at Preakness!

    On July 4, 1780, George Washington arrived from Ramapo with his army at Totowa, where he spread out his troops, while he established his headquarters in the handsome and spacious residence of Col. Theunis Dey, at Lower Preakness.
    The Dey House was on the road leading from Laurel Grove cemetery westerly and northwesterly toward Lower Preakness and Mountain View, of being about four miles west of the Paterson city hall, and about two and a half miles from the Passaic river at the cemetery mentioned.

  • Notes  BAPM:
    • wit Enoch Michielsen Vreelant and Jacommeyntje Van Nest, wife of Claes

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] The Toers - Tuers Family, Howard S. F. Randolph, Original listing 1914 Holland Society Year Book.

    2. [S48] RDC Hackensack, Marriage Record.