William Van Etten

Male23 July 1795–19 June 1867

Brief Life History of William

When William Van Etten was born on 23 July 1795, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Jacobus Van Etten, was 58 and his mother, Annatje Mariah Johanna Hannah Pangburn, was 58. He married Ariantje Harriet Myer on 14 May 1811, in Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 June 1867, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ulster, New York, United States.

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William Van Etten
Lavina Ann Myer
Marriage: 1825
Elsie M. Van Etten

Sources (7)

  • Wm Van Etten in household of Jacob Van Gelder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William VanEtten, "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865"
  • John T Wm Vanetten, "United States Census, 1830"

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  • Marriage
    1825Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 2

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 24

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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