Cathalina Van Alstyne

16 March 1742–29 September 1799 (Age 57)
New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Cathalina

When Cathalina Van Alstyne was born on 16 March 1742, in New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Abraham Alstyne, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Blom, was 28. She married James Jacobus Seloover on 16 March 1763, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 29 September 1799, in New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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James Jacobus Seloover
Cathalina Van Alstyne
Marriage: 16 March 1763
Elizabeth Slover
Sarah Slover
Catherine Slover
James Alstyne Slover
Elizabeth Slover
Abraham Van Alstyne Slover
Mary Slover
Elizabeth Slover
Sarah Slover

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1763New York City, New York County, New York, United States
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    World Events (4)

    Age 34
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 34
    New York is the 11th state.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 46
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Catherine Alstine in entry for James Slover, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Cathrin in entry for Elizabeth Seloover, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
    • Catharine Van Alstyne Slover, "Find A Grave Index"

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