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  • ID: I23963
  • Name: Jean Guenon
  • Given Name: Jean
  • Surname: Guenon 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1640 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, France
  • Death: Bef 21 May 1714 in New Haerlem, New Amsterdam
  • _UID: 27CD2DD666E24AC6BF778FD9F28CDCB5FCC8
  • Change Date: 19 Dec 2013 at 23:43
  • Note: Jean Genung, who name originally was Guenon (also rendered Guion) sailed from Amsterdam 2 April 1657 in the ship Draetvat under the command of Captain Beastevaer. He was listed as Jan Guion from Leyden, as as a credit passanger, the price of the voyage being 36 florins. After a 6 week voyage he landed in Flushing, Long Island. He was a farmer and land owner. On 26 September 1680 he petitioned for more land and claimed to have lived there for over 20 years. On 29 September 1683, in Flushing, he possessed: six upland acres, 2 horses, 3 cows, 3 - 2 year olds, 3 swine, and 10 sheep. In a list of inhabitants of Flushing in 1698, John Genung and Margreta were the first named of the French families and this is the first recorded use of the "new" family name.



    Marriage 1 Margreta Sneden b: Abt 1642 in Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands
    • Married: 13 Aug 1662 in Reformed Dutch Church, Brooklyn, New Amsterdam
    • Change Date: 29 Mar 2009
    Children
    1. Has Children Jeremiah Genung b: 9 Apr 1671 in Flushing, Queens, New York

    Sources:
    1. Media: Book
      Abbrev: Genung-Ganong-Ganung Genealogy: A History of the Descendants of Jean Guenon of Flushing, Long Island
      Title: Genung-Ganong-Ganung Genealogy: A History of the Descendants of Jean Guenon of Flushing, Long Island
      Author: Unknown
      Publication: A W Heinrichs Printing Co, Brooklyn NY 1906
    2. Media: Book
      Abbrev: The Strang Genealogy, Descendents of Daniel Streing
      Title: The Strang Genealogy, Descendents of Daniel Streing
      Author: Frost, Josephine C.
      Publication: Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1915
      Repository:
        Name: Not Given
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