Andrew Tunison

20 November 1798–
Somerville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Tunison was born on 20 November 1798, in Somerville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, his father, Dr. Garret W. Tunison M.D., was 47 and his mother, Sara Ten Eyck, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Garret W. Tunison M.D.
1751–1837
Sara Ten Eyck
1761–1841
Jane Davis Tunison
1780–1865
Cornelius G. Tunison
1785–1843
Ellen Tunison
1788–
Mathias Ten Eyck Tunison
1791–1871
Garret Tunison
1795–
Andrew Tunison
1798–
Mary Magdalene Tunison
1803–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Jane Davis Tunison

    Female1780–1865Female

    Cornelius G. Tunison

    Male1785–1843Male

    Ellen Tunison

    Female1788–Female

    Male1791–1871Male

    Male1795–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1807

Age 9

Post office est Nov 18, 1807

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch Tunnesen, a variant of Teunissen , or of English Tennyson .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Tunison - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Andrew Tunison

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