Benjamin Ostrander

16 January 1777–
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Ostrander was born on 16 January 1777, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Christoffel Ostrander, was 39 and his mother, Aaltjen Romein, was 37. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Marytie Ostrander.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Ostrander
1777–
Marytie Ostrander
1761–
Jonanthan DuBois Ostrander
1796–1854
Maria Ostrander
1800–1880
Agnes Ostrander
1802–1878
Charles Vernooy Ostrander
1803–1837

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Jonanthan DuBois Ostrander

    Male1796–1854Male

    Maria Ostrander

    Female1800–1880Female

    Agnes Ostrander

    Female1802–1878Female

    Charles Vernooy Ostrander

    Male1803–1837Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 20

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1808

Age 31

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Åstrander or Östrander, probably of the same etymology as Ostrand , the addition of the suffix -er giving the appearance of a name formed with -ander (from Greek anēr, andros ‘man’).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Benjamin Ostrander in entry for Johnathan Ostrander, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Ostrander - Published information: Family genealogies: christening:

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