Josiah Schenck

about 1753–9 August 1823 (Age 70)
Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Josiah

When Josiah Schenck was born about 1753, in Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, William Roelofse Schenck, was 26 and his mother, Mary Winters, was 21. He married Aeltie Wyckoff on 12 September 1782, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 9 August 1823, in Weston, Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Millstone, Hillsborough Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Schenck
1753–1823
Aeltie Wyckoff
1763–1832
Marriage: 12 September 1782
Elisabeth Schenck
1783–1826
William Schenck
1786–1843
Gertrude Schenck
1790–1859
Maria Schenck
1792–1843
Ann B Schenck
1795–1829
Josiah S. Schenck
1799–1887
Jacob Schenck
1801–1846
Simon Wyckoff Schenck
1802–1881
Aletta Schenck
1804–1870

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World Events (6)

1775
Age 22
During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776
Age 23
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791
Age 38
Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Schenk .

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

Possible Related Names

Schenk

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