The Comingore Family


(also spelled Kamminga and Comingo)


Maternal Ancestors of Rachel Cozatt Terhune




1st generation


Hendrick Janse Kamminga[1]


Anna Maria Ver Veelen

(b. 28 May 1666)


married about 1685


Their children:

            i.          Rhyner Kamminga

            ii.          Abraham Kamminga b. New Utrecht, Kings, Long Island, NY

            iii.         Johannes Kamminga

            iv.         Daniel Kamminga b. about 1685 Long Island, NY

            v.         Annatie Kammanga b. 3 Oct 1686 Flatlands, Long Island, NY

            vi.         Angenietje Kamminga b 3 May 1688 New Utrecht, Kings, L.I., NY




2nd generation


Rhyner Kamminga


Annetjan Aarijansen


married 12 October (no year given)




            i.          Henry Comingo or Comingore (1749-1836) m. Rachel Brewer

            ii.          John Comingore



3rd generation


Henry Comingore[2]



Rachel Brewer[3]



            Henry  Comingore was born 16 September 1749 in Hackensack, Bergen, NJ.  He married on 2 February 1779 in York, PA, Rachel Brewer, who was born 21 August 1752 in Bergen, NY, the daughter of Daniel A. Brouwer and Martyne Koenig (see information on the Breouwer/Brewer family on my posting).


            Henry is found in the DAR Patriot Index as Comingo (includes Comingore), Henry, b. 1747, d. 1 Jan 1836, m. (1) Rachel Brewer, (2)  Tiny Rinearson; Private from Pennsylvania.  (It could be the marriage to Tiny Rinearson was his first marriage.)


            Henry and Rachel had the following children:


            i.          David B. Comingore b, abt 1774 PA

            ii.          Samuel Comingore b. abt 1776 Mercer Co., KY

            iii.         John Comingore b. abt 1778 Mercer Co., KY

            iv          Anna Comingore b. 14 Apr 1780 Mercer Co., KY

            v.         Mary Polly Comingore b. about 1785 Mercer Co., KY

            vi.         Henry Comingore b. abt 1787 Mercer Co., KY

            vii.        Margaret Comingore (1783-1842)[4] m. Jacob Cozatt  (see COZATT)


            Rachel died January 1796 in Mercer Co., KY.


            Henry died 29 January 1836 in Mercer Co., KY.



End Notes

[1] All information on the first two generations of the Kamminga family posted by Kathryn Sterk  on

[2] Bob Harrison  has posted a GEDCOM on titled "Rachel," giving as his source the LDS Ancestry File #X605-4Q for Henry Comingore.

[3] Ibid., Ancestral File #X62J-0R for Rachel.

[4] Article on Jacob C. Cozatt in Kentucky:  A History of the State, Perrin,  Battle, Kniffin, 4th ed., 1887,  Boyle County: ( gives his mother  Margaret Comingore's  birth & death dates.


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