Colonel Peter Gansevoort

17 July 1749–11 July 1812 (Age 63)
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life 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.

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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

MARRIAGE
12 January 1778
Albany, Albany, New York, United States
children

(6)

    Herman Peterse Gansevoort

    Male1779–1862Male

    Wessel Gansevoort

    Male1781–1863Male

    Leonard Harmen Gansevoort

    Male1783–1821Male

    Petrus Gansevoort

    Male1786–Male

    Pieter Gansevoort

    Male1789–1876Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1712–1801Male

    Magdalena Douw

    Female1718–1796Female

siblings

(10)

    Sara Gansevoort

    Female1741–1810Female

    Petrus Gansevoort

    Male1742–1744Male

    Anna Harmense Gansevoort

    Female1744–1794Female

    Catarina Gansevoort

    Female1747–Female

    Male1749–1812Male

+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

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Sources (3)

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

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