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Progenitor Cors Pieterzsen is stated to be of Dutch
although some have speculated the family was of French Huguenot
His wife was Tryntje Hendrickse of Dutch ancestry. By reasons not
known, the children of Hendrick Corssen, one of the sons, adopted the
surname, Vroom, which in Dutch could mean brave, pious, kind or gentle.
this word is encountered after someone's surname as a
It is suggested that this was the original surname of this line, but
records have confused this and it was dropped for a couple generations
which led to the family using Corsen and Corson. Later
married spouses with the similar name of Croesen to further confuse the
line. Orville Corson described Division III in Three Hundred
Years with the Corson Families in America, Vol. I, Chaps. IV-XXVIII, pp. 17-274.
Coordinator: Peter B. Corson (M307) PBCorson@aol.com
Notable Division III Descendants:
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