Christopher Tuenis Van Pelt

12 April 1719–
New Utrecht, Kings, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Christopher Tuenis

When Christopher Tuenis Van Pelt was born on 12 April 1719, in New Utrecht, Kings, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Teunis Wouter Van Pelt, was 28 and his mother, Geertryd Willemse Bennet, was 30. He married Aeltje Bennet on 2 December 1751, in New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in New Utrecht, Kings, New York, United States.

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Christopher Tuenis Van Pelt
Aeltje Bennet
Marriage: 2 December 1751
Geertje Van Pelt
Jacob Van Pelt
Elisabeth Van Pelt
Teunis Van Pelt
Maria Van Pelt
Catharine Van Pelt

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World Events (6)

Age 57
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 57
New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 62
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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Sources (8)

  • Christever Vanpelt, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Cristophor Or Christover Vanpelt, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Van Pelt, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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