Colonel Peter Gansevoort

17 July 1749–11 July 1812 (Age 62)
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Peter

When Colonel Peter Gansevoort was born on 17 July 1749, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, his father, Harman Gansevoort, was 37 and his mother, Magdalena Douw, was 30. He married Catharina Van Schaick on 12 January 1778, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 11 July 1812, in his hometown, at the age of 62, and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

Photos and Memories (3)

Do you know Peter? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Colonel Peter Gansevoort
1749–1812
Catharina Van Schaick
1752–1830
Marriage: 12 January 1778
Herman Peterse Gansevoort
1779–1862
Wessel Gansevoort
1781–1863
Leonard Harmen Gansevoort
1783–1821
Petrus Gansevoort
1786–
Pieter Gansevoort
1789–1876
Maria Paterse Gansevoort
1791–1872

Spouse and Children

Children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776
Age 27
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 27
New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America
Age 34
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.

Name Meaning

We don’t have any information about this name.

Sources (7)

  • Peter Gansevoort, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Revolutionary War records of New York State
  • Military Muster Rolls of the Revolutionary War

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.