Heinrich Dockstadter

1 March 1786–1865 (Age 78)
German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Heinrich

When Heinrich Dockstadter was born on 1 March 1786, in German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, John Nicholas Dockstader, was 14 and his mother, Margaret Walrath, was 31. He married Maria Casselman on 26 June 1814, in German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1865, in Stratford, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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Heinrich Dockstadter
Maria Casselman
Marriage: 26 June 1814
William Doxtader
Catharine Doxtader
Mary Ann Doxtader
Sarah or Sally Dockstader
Almyra Fidelia Dockstader
Daniel Dachsteder
Philander Doxtader
Nelson J Doxtader
Albert Albathia Doxtader
Harriett E Ballard

Spouse and Children

26 June 1814
German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States


    William Doxtader


    Catharine Doxtader



    Sarah or Sally Dockstader


    Almyra Fidelia Dockstader


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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 11

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a landing, from Middle German docke ‘dock’ + stade ‘embankment’, ‘shore’, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. In some cases, it may have been an occupational name for a docker, since stade also denoted a granary or warehouse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Doxtader, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Henry Doxtader in entry for Albert A Doxtader, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
  • Henry Dachstader in entry for Sally Dachstader, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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