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  • Gender Female 
    Person ID I404  The Turses
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2006 

    Father Thomas Laurensen TOERS,   b. 4 Apr 1687 
    Mother 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  [1
    Family ID F230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dirck DEY,   b. 1723,   d. 1814  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1736  Hackensack Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
     1. Helena DEY,   b. Abt 1741
     2. Thomas DEY,   b. 8 Dec 1747
     3. Dirk DEY,   b. 28 Oct 1749
     4. John DEY,   b. Abt 1751
     5. Maritje DEY,   b. 15 May 1754
     6. Derrick DEY,   b. 6 Jan 1757
     7. Sarah DEY,   b. Jun 1759
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F281  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.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] RDC Hackensack, Marriage Record.

    2. [S16] The Toers - Tuers Family, Howard S. F. Randolph.