Dinah Vermeule

Brief Life History of Dinah

When Dinah Vermeule was born about 1759, in Bound Brook Borough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Cornelius Vermeule, was 44 and her mother, Marretje Marselis, was 40. She died on 10 February 1825, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bound Brook Cemetery, Bound Brook Borough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States.

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Cornelius Vermeule
Marretje Marselis
Adriaen Vermeule
Dinah Vermeule
Gerritze Vermeule
Gerritje Vermeule
Eder Vermeulen
Pieter Joannes Vermeulen
Frederick Vermeule
Christine VERMEULE
Cornelius Vermulen

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  • Dinah Vermule Field, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


"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."


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


"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Dirk, Frans, Gerrit, Hendrik, Leendert, Michiel, Mieke, Pieter.

Dutch and Flemish: shortened form of Vandermeulen , a topographic name for someone who lived at a mill. This surname is also established in South Africa.

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

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