David Dutcher

21 December 1774–6 May 1845 (Age 70)
Greenwich, Charlotte, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of David

When David Dutcher was born on 21 December 1774, in Greenwich, Charlotte, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Barent De Duyster, was 41 and his mother, Antjen Hegeman, was 33. He married Jemima Jane Ratcliff about 1805, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 May 1845, in High Point, Moniteau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in High Point, Moniteau, Missouri, United States.

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David Dutcher
Jemima Jane Ratcliff
Marriage: about 1805
Freelove Dutcher
Jeremiah Dutcher
William Dutcher
Elizabeth Dutcher
Charles Dutcher
Reuben Dutcher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1805Ross, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 2
    New York is the 11th state.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 20
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Duyster or Duijster, a nickname from Middle Dutch duuster, duister ‘gloomy’, also ‘stupid’, or of Duitscher ‘German’, a cognate of 2 below.Americanized form of German Deutscher ‘German’.History: Many, if not the majority, of the Dutchers trace their origin to Willem Janszen de Duijster (Duyster) or De Duitscher (De Duytscher), born 1601 in the Netherlands, died 1674 in New York, NY, and his two sons, Jan and Roelof. The original name their family (Willem's father) used back in the Netherlands, was reportedly Van Heerden.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • David Dutcher, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
    • David Dutcher, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
    • Rev David Dutcher, "Find A Grave Index"

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