Sarah Ryckman

Female15 December 1783–1 October 1823

Brief Life History 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 Garret 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

Garret Hooghkirk
Sarah Ryckman
Marriage: 18 October 1801
Rebecca Hooghkirk
Garret Rykeman Hooghkirk
Rachel Hooghkirk
Elizabeth Ann Hooghkirk
Isaac Hooghkirk
Esther Houghkirk
Hester Hooghkerk

Sources (15)

  • Sarah Rykman, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Sarah Ryckman, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"
  • Sarah Eghrckrih in entry for Rebecca Sheplton, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1801Albany, Albany, New York, United States
  • Children (8)

    +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.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries 1791: Rensselaer, New York, United States

    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

    Americanized and Flemish form of Dutch Rijkman: from Middle Dutch rike ‘powerful, rich’ + man ‘man’, probably interpreted as a nickname for a rich man.

    History: This surname is recorded in Beverwyck in New Netherland (now Albany, NY) in the mid 17th century.

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

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