Mary Van Winkkle

4 May 1808–
Richfield, Passaic, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Van Winkkle was born on 4 May 1808, in Richfield, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, her father, Simeon Van Winkle, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Gerrebrantse, was 25.

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J. Keisaler
1806–
Mary Van Winkkle
1808–

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 12

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1844

Age 36

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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