Catharina Van Schaick

Female16 August 1752–30 December 1830

Brief Life History of Catharina

When Catharina Van Schaick was born on 16 August 1752, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Wessel Anthonyse Van Schaick, was 40 and her mother, Maria Gerritsen, was 35. She married Brig-Gen Peter Gansevoort on 12 January 1778, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 30 December 1830, in her hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Menands, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Brig-Gen Peter Gansevoort
Catharina Van Schaick
Marriage: 12 January 1778
Herman Peterse Gansevoort
Herman Gansevoort
Leonard Gansevoort
Peter Gansevoort
Wessel Gansevoort
Wessel Gansevoort
Leonard Harmen Gansevoort
Petrus Gansevoort
Pieter Gansevoort
Maria Paterse Gansevoort

Sources (1)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1778Albany, Albany, New York, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 24

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


    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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