Sarah Ryckman

15 December 1783–1 October 1823 (Age 39)
Schaghticoke, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Ryckman was born on 15 December 1783, in Schaghticoke, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York, United States, her father, Garret Luccase Ryckman, was 44 and her mother, Elisabeth Van Buren, was 36. She married Gerrit Hooghkirk on 18 October 1801, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 1 October 1823, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Hooghkirk
1778–1854
Sarah Ryckman
1783–1823
Marriage: 18 October 1801
Rebecca Hooghkirk
1802–1878
Hooghkirk
1810–1817
Garret Rykeman Hooghkirk
1805–1862
Rachel Hooghkirk
1808–1893
Elizabeth Ann Hochkerk/Hooghkirk
1813–1884
Isaac Hooghkirk
1815–
Esther Houghkirk
1818–1872
Hester Hooghkerk
1818–

Spouse and Children

    Gerrit Hooghkirk

    Male1778–1854Male

    Female1783–1823Female

MARRIAGE
18 October 1801
Albany, Albany, New York, United States
children

(8)

    Rebecca Hooghkirk

    Female1802–1878Female

    Garret Rykeman Hooghkirk

    Male1805–1862Male

    Rachel Hooghkirk

    Female1808–1893Female

    Hooghkirk

    Male1810–1817Male

    Female1813–1884Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Founded

Age 8

Rensselaer County was organized from Albany County in 1791.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 11

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a rich man, from Middle Dutch rijc ‘rich’ + man ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Ryckman in entry for Isaac Hoogkerk, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999

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