1200AD and 1500AD namesakes occur, primarily residing along the river
IJssel between the cities of Zutphen and Kampen, as well as in the city of
1500AD the family-name occurs in the villages of Wanneperveen and
Giethoorn both located in the north-western part of the province of Overijssel.
Andries Andries Oordt belonging to one of these families, married in 1836 Wytske
Hilberts Mast. Their son Andries Oordt moved to the United States of America
together with his wife and children.
Date of arrival: March 17, 1892. Setting in Iowa.
records in the archives, gaps, prevent the making of a documented
connection between the several different lineages going by the surname Oort.
The spelling of which could also be Oord or Oordt.