John Christopher Mathew Van Cooten

Male Abt 1786 - 1875  (~ 89 years)


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  • Name John Christopher Mathew Van Cooten  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born Abt 1786  Demerara, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • Theodore Barrell estimates age at 13 in 1799
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1804  Gravesend, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Possible arrival
    Immigration 1805  Gravesend, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Possible arrival
    Census 1841  La Bouveé, St Martins, Guernsey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    • Age: 66, Physician, Born: Demerara
    Census 1851  Courte Falaise, St Martins, Guernsey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Age: 70
    Census 1861  Bouveéfarm Rd, St Martins, Guernsey Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Age: 80
    Census 1871  St Hubit, St Martins, Guernsey Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Age: 91
    Occupation Doctor  [14
    Occupation Physician  [1
    Died 28 Feb 1875  Guernsey, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • Age: 96
    Buried 5 Mar 1875  St Martins, Guernsey, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Notes 
    • ESG claims eldest son of marriage
      Census 1841: Guernsey: Age 66, Physician, born in Demerara (by inference, brn 1776)
      Census 1861: Guernsey: Age 80, widow, Physician not in practice, born Demerara (by inference, brn 1781)
      Death Certificate: Father - Hendrick Van Cooten, mother - Dorothée, Rank - "Platreur"
      Death notice in Guernsey Comet 3-Mar-1875 [1, 12, 14, 17, 18]
    • Named on John Lucius Van Cooten marriage certificate [19]
    Person ID I53  Van Cooten
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 

    Father Hendrik Van Cooten,   b. Jul 1750, Doorn, Utrecht, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1825, Demarary, British Guiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Anna or Dorothy/Dorotheé/Dorothea Nicols,   b. Bef 1779,   d. Abt Jul 1833, Demerara Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Aft Apr 1803  [20
    Notes 
    • ESG claims 22 children of marriage [14]
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Keane Smithers,   b. 24 Apr 1790, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1854, St Giles, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1808  St Woolas, Newport, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 21
    Notes 
    • ESG says four other children died as babies
      Marriage appears in transcript of Parish Register for St Woolos, Newport, Gwent. No record is found in the transcript of the Baptism Register for St Woolos 1769-1837 of any Van Cooten births, nor in the Burial Register for St Woolos 1769-1843 of any Van Cooten burials. Fiche of these registers is also contained as source 179. [14, 21]
    Children 
     1. John Lucius Van Cooten,   b. 2 Nov 1809, Bristol, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1890, Wallingford, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Maria Anna Van Cooten,   b. Abt 1813, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1873, Gravesend, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     3. Sydney Silicae Van Cooten,   b. Abt 1815, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Sep 1899  (Age ~ 84 years)
     4. Hendrik Leodinas Van Cooten,   b. 25 Jul 1816, Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1817, Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Rosalie Virginia Van Cooten,   b. 25 Jul 1816, Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1890  (Age 73 years)
     6. Eugene Celadon Van Cooten,   b. Abt 1820,   d. 13 Mar 1851, Badagry, Yoruba, Nigeria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] UK Census 1841.

    2. [S32] UK Census 1851.

    3. [S77] Family list from Ida Gorsuch, ESG suggests name as Jan or John.

    4. [S79] Family list from Ida Gorsuch, ESG has Jan.

    5. [S169] Will of Hendrik Van Cooten.

    6. [S4] Letter to John Hughes Van Cooten, Ida Gorsuch.

    7. [S553] Birth registration of Hendrik Leodinas Van Cooten.

    8. [S549] Letter book, 1798-1803, Theodore Barrell.

    9. [S542] Aliens' entry books: correspondence.

    10. [S541] Aliens' entry books: correspondence.

    11. [S245] UK Census 1841.

    12. [S23] UK Census 1861.

    13. [S216] UK Census 1871, Age: 91.

    14. [S77] Family list from Ida Gorsuch.

    15. [S39] Burial of John Van Cooten.

    16. [S40] Death of John Van-Cooten, Incorrect death year (1874) on certificate.

    17. [S40] Death of John Van-Cooten.

    18. [S155] Death Notice for Dr Van Cooten.

    19. [S15] Marriage of John Lucius Van Cooten to Frances Mary Theresa Kent.

    20. [S211] The Royal Gazette, Tikwis Begbie .

    21. [S179] Marriage of John Van-cooten to Martha Smithers.