Born on 21 Dec. 1838, George Washington Countryman was a son of Isaac Countryman and Ellen (Voorhees) Countryman. Born on 27 Jun 1795 in the Hillsborough Township of Somerset County, New Jersey, Ellen Voorhees descended from a long line of Voorhees and Nevius ancestors. Steven Coerte Van Voorhees was the first immigrate to America. Born in 1600 at Hees, Drenthe, Holland, Steven arrived at Amesfoort , New Netherland—now New York—on 15 Apr 1660.
Revised 25 Nov 2020.