Jones A Vanderwerker

12 October 1817–24 August 1895 (Age 77)
Northumberland, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jones A

When Jones A Vanderwerker was born on 12 October 1817, in Northumberland, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Martinus van der Werken, was 22 and his mother, Amy Marshall, was 22. He had at least 8 sons and 5 daughters with Hannah Maria Brown. He died on 24 August 1895, at the age of 77, and was buried in Brownville Cemetery, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jones A Vanderwerker
Hannah Maria Brown
Archie Vanderwerker
about 1845–1846
Doty Vanderwerker
Jones A Vanderwerker
Hannah Maria Vanderwerker
Jerome J Vanderwerker
Orlando Vanderwerken
Alice Vanderwerken
Charles Vanderwerker
Edward J Vanderwerker
Lilly B. Vanderwerker
Amy Vanderwerker
Charles Vanderwerker
after 1869–
Leonard Charles Vanderwerker

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 2
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 10
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
Age 29
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Variant of Vanderwalker , a surname of Dutch origin.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Jones Vandermaker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jones Vanderwerier in entry for E J Vanderwerker, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Jones Vanderwerker, "New York State Census, 1855"

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