Catherine Schenck

about 1765–
Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Schenck was born about 1765, in Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jacob Roelofse Schenck, was 39 and her mother, Mary Covenhoven, was 24. She married Joseph Slout in 1788.

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Joseph Slout
Catherine Schenck
Marriage: 1788

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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    "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."
    Age 11
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 35
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German, Flemish, and Dutch: variant of Schenk .History: Jan Martense Schenck (1631–1687), born in Amersfoort, arrived in New Netherland on June 28, 1650, on the ship De Valckenier with his sister Annetje and brother Roelof.

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

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