Oldham Family History

WEINANS, Jan

Male Abt 1640 - 1694  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name WEINANS, Jan 
    Born Abt 1640  Amsterdam, Netherlands Or Prusso-Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jan 1694  [1
    Notes 
    • John Winans was Dutch, a prominent man among the 80 associates who found ed and settled Elizabethtown, New Jersey. In 1664 he was well educated, h ad books, when books were rare, silver plate and a coat of arms. The Wina ns family is traced back to Jean Winauds who was a lawyer at Antwerp, Hol land living in 1580. John came to New Amsterdam, now New York City, da te unknown. His wedding to Susannah Mleyn took place i the Dutch Chap el at New Haven, Connecticut. his tomb is in the Presbyterian Church Ya rd at Elizabethtown, New Jersey. This church yard contains 113 tombston es for Winans and 2 for Winance. The Clerks in those days spelled accordi ng to the ear.

      Family legend is that the Winans family has a line of descent from King Ca nute of England and Denmark. Lake Windermere, Westmoreland County, Engla nd is said to be originally Lake Winaudermere after a member of the Wina ud Family.

      Thomas Clark b 1701 d 1765 married Hannah Winans, a niece of Conrad Winan s, Paul's ancestor, their son Abraham b 15 Feb 1726 studied Law and serv ed as Sheriff of Essex County, New Hampshire September 1775. He was chos en member of Provincial Congress June 1776, was elected delegate from N ew Jersey to Continental Congress. While serving there he had the hon or of signing his name to the Declaration of Independence.
    Person ID I3734  oldham
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2011 

    Family MELYN, Susannah,   b. 1643, New Amsterdam, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1693  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1664  New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. WINANS, Johnathan,   b. 1 Jul 1665, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. WINANS, Susannah,   b. 9 Feb 1667,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. WINANS, Elizabeth,   b. 1669,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. WINANS, Samuel,   b. 1671,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. WINANS, John,   b. 3 Oct 1673,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. WINANS, F. Joanna,   b. 1675,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. WINANS, Conrad,   b. Abt 1680,   d. Between 1727 and 1728  (Age ~ 47 years)
     8. WINANS, Jacob,   b. 1682,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. WINANS, Isaac,   b. 1684, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1723  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1640 - Amsterdam, Netherlands Or Prusso-Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1664 - New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2438] Paul Judson Clark.