Judith Van Vleat

20 May 1759–23 June 1857 (Age 98)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Judith

When Judith Van Vleat was born on 20 May 1759, in New Jersey, United States, her father, William VanVliet, was 28 and her mother, Adraentje Wykhoff, was 21. She married Cornelius Gilbert Lane in 1789, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Branchburg Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States in 1850. She died on 23 June 1857, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Gilbert Lane
Judith Van Vleat
Marriage: 1789
Gilbert Cornelius Lane
Martha Lane
Elizabeth Lane
Elizabeth Lane
Andrew Cornelius Lane
Mary Lane
John Cornelius Lane
Cornelius C Lane

Spouse and Children

New Jersey, United States


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Parents and Siblings



    Maria Van Vliet


    Garrett Van Fleet




    Jeronimus Van Der Vliet


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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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 27

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 (3)

  • Judy Lane in household of John Brocaw, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Unknown in entry for John C. Lane, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Unknown in entry for Cornelius C. Lane, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

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