Peter Quick Van Arsdale

3 July 1799–7 April 1864 (Age 64)
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Peter Quick

When Peter Quick Van Arsdale was born on 3 July 1799, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, his father, Gerrit Jacobus Van Arsdalen, was 20 and his mother, Peternellete Quick, was 17. He married Catherine Poulson on 21 December 1822, in Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Waushara, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died on 7 April 1864, in Saxeville, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Saxeville Union Cemetery, Saxeville, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States.

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Peter Quick Van Arsdale
Catherine Poulson
Marriage: 21 December 1822
Ann Maria Van Arsdale
Olive Van Airsdale
Ellenora Ellen Van Arsdale
Rebecca Q Van Arsdale
Angeline Paulson Van Arsdale
Sarah Van Arsdale
Theodore Frelinghuysen Van Airsdale
Garrett VanAirsdale
Henry Clay Van Airsdale
Mary Melissa Van Arsdale

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21 December 1822
Somerset, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.

Age 8

Post office est. Jan 1, 1807
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • P Q Vanarsdall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • 1822:Peter J Vanarsdalen, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • 1915:Peter Van Airsdale in entry for Henry Clayton Van Airsdale, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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