Catharina Van Schaick

16 August 1752–30 December 1830 (Age 78)
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Catharina

Catharina Van Schaick was born on 16 August 1752, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States as the daughter of Wessel Anthonyse Van Schaick and Maria Gerritse Van Schaick. She married Colonel Peter Gansevoort on 12 January 1778, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 30 December 1830, in her hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her 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

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

    Wessel Anthonyse Van Schaick

    Male–1783Male

    Maria Gerritse Van Schaick

    Female1717–1797Female

siblings

(4)

    Anthony Wessel Van Schaick

    Male1744–Male

    Jan Gerritse Van Schaick

    Male1748–1828Male

    Female1752–1830Female

    Gerrit Wessel Van Schaick

    Male1758–1816Male

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 24

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 42

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Catherine Van Schaick Gansevoort, "Find A Grave Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.