Sarah Wyckoff

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Wyckoff was born about 1778, in Warren, New Jersey, United States, her father, Peter Wyckoff, was 25 and her mother, Martha Hagaman, was 31.

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Peter Wyckoff
Martha Hagaman
Jacob Wycoff
Sarah Wyckoff
John Wyckoff
Elizabeth Wyckoff
Peter Wyckoff

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    1781 · The First Constitution

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1783 · A Free America

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.


    Historical Boundaries 1824: Warren, New Jersey, United States

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of East Frisian Wykhoff: habitational name from a farm named Wykhoff, near Norden in East Frisia, Germany. Compare Waychoff , Wikoff , Wycoff , and Wykoff .

    History: The name is first recorded in North America in 1687, when it was used as a surname by Pieter Claesen (c. 1619–94), who in 1655 had become superintendent of the Bowery and cattle of Peter Stuyvesant in New Amersfoort, NY, moving into the house in Brooklyn now known as the Pieter Claesen Wyckoff residence. Pieter Claesen Wyckoff originated from the Wykhoff farm in East Frisia.

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

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