Michael H. Vreeland

Male14 January 1759–

Brief Life History of Michael H.

When Michael H. Vreeland was born on 14 January 1759, in Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Helmigh Michielsen Vreeland, was 28 and his mother, Neeltje Van Horn, was 32.

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Helmigh Michielsen Vreeland
Neeltje Van Horn
Johannes Helmighse Vreeland
Michael Vrelant
Michael H. Vreeland

Sources (1)

  • Michiel Vreland, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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World Events (8)


Age 16

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


Age 17

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

1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 31

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in Utrecht province. Compare Freeland .

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

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