John H. Burhans

Male30 December 1770–7 August 1840

Brief Life History of John H.

When John H. Burhans was born on 30 December 1770, in Catskill, Catskill, Greene, New York, United States, his father, Henricus Burhans, was 22 and his mother, Temperance Loveridge Dumond, was 22. He married Engeltje "Angelica" Mabie on 21 January 1795. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 August 1840, in Bethlehem, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, New York, United States.

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John H. Burhans
Engeltje "Angelica" Mabie
Marriage: 21 January 1795
Temperance Loveridge Burhans
Maria Burhans
David J. Burhans
Henry Hogen Burhans
Albert Burhans
Margaret Burhans
Rachel Burhans

Sources (8)

  • Jan Burhans, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"
  • John H. Burhans, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John H. Burhans in entry for Rachel Burhans, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1795
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 18

    Established in 1788.


    Age 19

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle Low German būr ‘farmer, peasant’ + the personal name Hans, a short form of Johannes (see John ), hence a distinguishing occupational name ‘farmer John’ with Hans being a very frequent name. See also Burian .

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

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