Richard B Filkins

1781–1841 (Age 59)
Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Richard B

When Richard B Filkins was born on 7 December 1781, in Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Filkin, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Langdon, was 22. He married Nancy Crabb before 1801, in Berne, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 9 November 1841, in Berne, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in East Berne, Berne, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard B Filkins
1781–1841
Nancy Crabb
1783–1814
Marriage: before 1801
Eliza Mariah Filkins
1801–1865
Joseph Filkins
1806–
Hannah Filkins
1808–1892
Julia Filkins
1809–
John Filkins
1810–1854
Richard Filkins
1814–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
before 1801
Berne, Albany, New York, United States
children

(6)

  • Eliza Mariah Filkins

    Female1801–1865Female

  • Joseph Filkins

    Male1806–Male

  • Hannah Filkins

    Female1808–1892Female

  • Julia Filkins

    Female1809–Female

  • John Filkins

    Male1810–1854Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Isaac Filkin

    Male1755–1834Male

  • Sarah Langdon

    Female1759–1847Female

siblings

(18)

  • John W Filkins

    Male1776–Male

  • James L. Filkins

    Male1777–Male

  • Deborah Filkins

    Female1778–Female

  • Polly Filkins

    Female1779–Female

  • Sarah Filkins

    Female1781–1850Female

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

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.
1791 · Founded

Age 10

Rensselaer County was organized from Albany County in 1791.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Filkin, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Richard Filkins, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Richard Filkin, "United States Census, 1830"

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