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Cornelius Doremus and his Descendants
Posted by: Galina Trefil-Vincent Date: March 06, 2001 at 12:34:07
In Reply to: Re: Doremus by Jeanette Hupp Francisco of 262


This is what I have. The Doremus family was French, the last name probably being "De Reihms," (spelling?) It means "golden one." They emigrated to Holland in the 1670s or so, probably to escape Catholic persecution. (They were Protestants, understand.)

Cornelius, the son of Henrich Doremus (1650-1715), is the one who made the move. He married Janneke Joris in Arnemuyden, Holland and then moved to Middleburg, Holland. Cornelius and Janneke also moved to The United States eventually. Their children are Cornelius Jr., Johannes, Thomas, Jannetje, Joris, Marretie, and Hendrick. Thomas and Johannes married the Ackerman sisters.

I hope this helps!


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