David Ostrander

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

The Life of David

When David Ostrander was born on 20 March 1746, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Hendrick Pieterse Ostrander, was 53 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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Family Time Line

David Ostrander
1746–
Engeltje Cowenhoven
1747–
Marriage: 23 May 1768
Mareya Ostrander
1769–
Elizabeth Ostrander
1771–1870
Lidia Ostrander
1773–
David Romeyn Ostrander
1776–
Abel Ostrander
1777–1859
Nathaniel Ostrander
1780–1860
Esther Ostrander
1784–1854

Spouse and Children

    Male1746–Male

    Engeltje Cowenhoven

    Female1747–Female

MARRIAGE
23 May 1768
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(7)

    Mareya Ostrander

    Female1769–Female

    Elizabeth Ostrander

    Female1771–1870Female

    Lidia Ostrander

    Female1773–Female

    David Romeyn Ostrander

    Male1776–Male

    Abel Ostrander

    Male1777–1859Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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