When Magdalen Broeffle was born on 1 October 1818, in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States, her father, Johan Diederich Broeffle, was 28 and her mother, Catherine Osterhout, was 29. She married Paul Schoonmaker on 8 January 1841. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Knox, Albany, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 7 September 1899, in Berne, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 80.
Older English form of Madeleine , usually pronounced ‘maud-lin’. This was the usual form of the given name in the Middle Ages.