Catharina Van Schaick

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

The Life Summary 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 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.

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

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+1 More Child

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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

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.

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

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