David Ostrander

20 March 1746–
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life Summary of David

When David Ostrander was born on 20 March 1746, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Hendrick Pieterse Ostrander, was 52 and his mother, Elisabeth Van Bommel or Wamboom, was 44. He married Engeltje Cowenhoven on 23 May 1768, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He was buried in Modena, Plattekill, Ulster, New York, United States.

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David Ostrander
Engeltje Cowenhoven
Marriage: 23 May 1768
Mareya Ostrander
Elizabeth Ostrander
Lidia Ostrander
David Romeyn Ostrander
Abel Ostrander
Nathaniel Ostrander
Esther Ostrander

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World Events (8)

Age 30
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 30
New York is the 11th state.
1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution
Age 31
The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

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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  • David Ostrander 1790 and 1810 Census Entries

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