Dingenis = Dennis? Lavooij = Lafoy?

+6 votes

Are these two men the same person? 

Family search M86P-3Y8 and L8T6-FP6

in Genealogy Help by Jennifer Turner G2G6 Mach 2 (24.9k points)

Hi Jennifer,

Could you provide the full url's of the Familysearch records you found for thes persons? with what you provided these records cannot be located...

Thanks Abm! I was not familiar with the url-structure for personal trees on Familysearch,

2 Answers

+5 votes

I think Dingenis Lavo(o)ij who (widower) married Maatje Brouwer and had children Jacob Marinis and Elizabeth with her is the same person as this Dennis Lafoy: "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6SY-8SG : 13 March 2018), Dennis Lafoy, E.D. 1, Avon, Livingston, New York, United States; citing p. , line #31, family #71, county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 510,541.

by Living Terink G2G6 Pilot (302k points)

This Dingenis indeed has the two profiles on Familysearch referred to in the question.

Please note:

Both have 22 Aug 1802 as DoB, but that actually was the date of baptism. He was born 19 Aug 1802:

"Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Church Records, 1527-1907," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99QJ-S84M?cc=2036997&wc=MCLG-627%3A345031601%2C345105001%2C345129001 : 22 May 2014), Nederlands Hervormd > 's-Gravenpolder > Dopen 1753-1810 Overlijden 1806-1811 > image 53 of 103; Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Den Haag (Netherlands National Archives, The Hague).

Also, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L8T6-FP6 has marriage data as 1835 to Maria Brouwer. Should be 12 Dec 1833 to Maatje Brouwer.

+1 vote
They look pretty the same. But without good reliable sources we can not tell.

I do not have time now to check things out. I will try to make some time next days.
by Astrid Spaargaren G2G6 Pilot (290k points)

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