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Dirck DEY

Dirck DEY

Male 1723 - 1814  (91 years)

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  • Name Dirck DEY 
    Born 1723 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1814  [1
    Person ID I408  The Turses
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2009 

    Father Living 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S348] Dirk Dey-Sarah Toers, .