Cornelius Dirck Krom

Male6 May 1781–

Brief Life History of Cornelius Dirck

When Cornelius Dirck Krom was christened on 6 May 1781, in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Dirck Krom, was 42 and his mother, Maria Viele, was 33. He married Maria Van Aken on 18 January 1804, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters.

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Cornelius Dirck Krom
Maria Van Aken
Marriage: 18 January 1804
Isaac Krom
Wynche Winfield Krum
Mary Krom
Martinus Krom
Conrad Krom
Elsie Krom
Margaret Krom
Ann Elisa Krom
Dinah Krom
Dinah Krum

Sources (7)

  • Cornelius D Crum, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Cornelius Krom, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Cornelius D Krom, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1804Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

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


    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (also De Krom): nickname for a hunchback, from Middle Dutch crom ‘crooked’.

    North German: variant of Kromm .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish krom ‘shop’, ‘store’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a retailer.

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

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