In one ethnicity category alone the numbers vary from say more than 30%, 15%, 5% to less than 1% for each sibling. And like asking what is English ethnicity it is fair to say that Belgium and French ethnicity is recognised as having an Iberian sub-group so to speak. And even if that is the case there is still a question of whether my best fit or best guesstimate and search results lines up with my ancestry as well. There was some strife over engine powered looms in Clerkenwell in 1760 and was possibility the catalyst for a move to Bethnal Green with their traditional skills. If I went with the Gold Sword version I would believe that they could have been Jewish Pirates possibly? As a Dutch person it can be quite the challenge to figure out as well, I admire your work! My research has me blocked at around 1490 which makes sense considering the Spanish Inquisition occurred in 1492. Sign up to receive weekly email updates with news about Dutch Genealogy! As it is the only Census record with the combination of James father, mother E, George and his age and all four elements lining up and noting all the boys were too young to go to sea in 1841 I will have to rely on this Census record for the time being. – Knijft became Knyfd He states that Pieter arrived New Neth. To round off the overall picture is Van in VandeBaize looks like it has been introduced in London, as one of the less frequent acts to presumably identify with a Dutch heritage. The chances that neither line up is looking to be quite high. It is indicative of a mother in-law psychologically blocking out the previous marriage and children. johannes casper steynmets(b1585), johannes k, kasparius, phillipus, johann f, karlhelm, karl, johannes jobst (b1350), jobst, coussaint, michelius, bernardus(born in France 1223 though every other generation in Germany (why? Some married and stayed thereafter. He was schout fiscaal under Stuyvesant, whatever that means. In addition there is a James Staines b1811 in Stepney who I am unable to trace to any family and comes from a census record that does not match but I note he was a silk weaver. And if that is the case perhaps John’s family from his second marriage to Charlotte in Southwark thought he was younger than he actually was when he got married. Even if they pronounce the -oot the Dutch way, I doubt they know how to pronounce the guttural G You can search some indexes of Delft sources at the Delft Archives website. JENNIFER f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Spanish From a Cornish form of the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar (see GUINEVERE).This name has only been common outside of Cornwall since the beginning of the 20th century, after it was featured in George Bernard Shaw's play The Doctor's Dilemma (1906). Hey cousin, I back to Leendert Conyn as well. They sound catchy and bear deep meaning. From my own personal point of view, I have one parent of Mediterranean descent however the test showed I had just over 25% south European. Esther is shown as a widow in the next census 1851 and has a child Mary to another. 11. Looking for the perfect name for your little one? Overall this leaves a John Staines weaver born in 18th century in Middlesex and his family to Alice Westfield and one remaining census record to the family of John Staines widow (previously married) born in Middlesex in the 18th century and a death record for Edward Street in 1844 weaver born in the 18th century with a doubtful and problematic age of death recorded because it does not match anyone directly in Middlesex. This indicates a strong correlation to the family I referred to in my previous message. The name Van de Luijster is, but it is very rare. There is no legal limit on the number of given names for one child. It also appears to be derived from some other naming variation. In addition the Weaveress in Charlotte Staines’s household in 1841 is using an anticipated married name Emma Appleby to Samuel Appleby who is also a silk weaver and born in Bethnal Green. Can you shed some light on this surname’s origin? Can I help? One can reasonably conclude that there were Vanden Steen or Stein who were or had married into a number of French speaking families and went to the Walloon church. If not the UK 1841 census will simply state the other birth place in one line. I have not yet found John Staines’ baptism, I have found Alice’s in Feb 1754 in Stepney, daughter of Charles and Martha. Many thanks Solving puzzles like this is also challenging and hard going but each step is useful in its own way. Great minds think alike is a saying. The ‘Y’ indicates whether the person was born in the county in which they are currently residing i.e. Jerri. Even though Cas is the short form of Casper, you can use this name on its own too. His grandfather’s first cousin Pauline Zellmer married Charles Henry or Henry Charles Bird there. Visit our Holland101.com to get list of unique Dutch baby girl Names with meaning. There is a gap in the baptismal record results between Michael 1729 and then Bing 1733 & Elizabeth 1734 which would allow for another birth for Martha say 1730 or 1731. The burial record for a John Staines in Bethnal Green in 1844 gives a place of death as Edward St, which is just 2 short block widths west of St Matthew. And indeed, mostly catholic there. Is it De Groot like “boat” or like “oot” like in the word “loot” This has been a big deal to our family. There is no empathy or real motherly love for the children from the first marriage. There is also no information available about John Staines’s parents or mother or Martha’s parents or mother. I’ve been told two versions: one that they were English “Lesters” and Luyster is the Dutch version for records etc…or that they were Dutch “Luysters” but my branch anglicized it to Lester…Is there any to determine which explanation that may be? It is clear based on 1841 census and death record that he was living in Edward Street, which is 100 yards west of St Matthew, and 2-3 minutes walk away using a 19th century map of the area. It has been suggested based on a constructed family tree by Adam Staines that John baptised in May 1781 in Bethnal Green to John William Stienes and Fanny from LMA records is one of the same that died in Edward Street in 1844. This could account for the death record in Parish of Bromley St Leonards in Poplar in Nov 1843 for John Staines 66 years of age noting that the name alternates between Stanes and Staines. You can find a lot of ornamental name elements and their meanings here. The name is Buell, though sometimes, early on, as Buel or Bewell. Frequency: 25,419 people in 2007; 17,553 in 1947 A Dutch occupational surname for a brewer of beer or ale, from the Middle Dutch brouwer. In all cases the letter “t” is made up of one downward stroke followed by a horizontal line for the cross. On the other hand the number of matches at 4G for Butterworth is hard to ignore with the Staines side genes being the common factor. All lower case letters are neatly written and follow the same hand movements. Lets compare notes – e-mail me at Myquest55@aol.com. So, what’s the story with Dutch surnames? Among early settlers in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware USA is Nicholas America, 1680. Who were his lparente, there, – and descendants over here. I agree with you that the name Holland suggests that your family is from the Netherlands, but the name “Holland” could easily have been a geographical name elsewhere as well. The original name was probably “Van der Jagt” or “Van der Jacht.” You would have to check the original Dutch records to be sure. On reading various articles it seems that various genes from various populations can be passed on (I think). So overall and despite the law of averages pointing to John Weymouth Staines because of the more usual age difference it does not appear to be lining up all that well with the above. Surnames derived from the occupation of an ancestor are also common, with Smith being the most common surname in the UK. The Dutch name “Holland” comes from “holt-land,” woodland. Both could have come from old East Flanders with a Picard dialect rather than Walloon. All the above identifies a unique set of hand writing characteristics and provides compelling evidence to link the two. On the hand interpreting this as saying you have some ancestry in this region however is less problematic. That is there are many John and Alices to take account of. The correct spelling and reading of the record is Staines for the Edward St family, if one cared to check their marriage and children’s records. The only other family is that of Francis Staines, which has one son Francis in b1790 a silk dyer not a weaver and no other siblings. In my case for example the letter t would be crossed first and then the curved bottom of the t seamlessly joined to the next letter to form a continuous string of lower case letters. One is in the Clerkenwell-Islington area north of London the other in the Bethnal Green area east of London. She was the daughter of Charles Vandebaize and Martha, who married circa 1750, and had10 children. Edward Staines’ baptism was found in 1790 in Bethnal Green, son of John Staines, weaver and Alice Vandebaize. What is disconcerting is the number of missing records and parish records for example you have been able to locate which don’t appear to have been digitised. (Dove is also dialect Flemish Dutch for dove…). Neither has been confirmed. I would also like to add that a more realistic threshold for being able to detect the presence of and match an individual ancestor is something nearer to GGG Grandparent using Chromosome genes and current techniques. Some additional information: I am certainly aware of missing birth records or ones that I cannot account for. But as natural processes follow a Gaussian distribution there are other outcomes but less frequent where the ethnic composition of the offspring isn’t an average representation of the parents. My last name is Lesterhouse which i was told it meant cuckoo bird nest or bird nest but i really don’t know anymore.It would be great to have someones help. What is the child’s name and birth year? VISIT OUR HOME PAGE - Family-crests.com. We have Dutch girl names starting with A to Z. The common connection on the Staines side appears to be weaving. 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