Moses Freligh

12 October 1787–
Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Freligh was born on 12 October 1787, in Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Freligh Froelich, was 32 and his mother, Elisabeth Schoonmaker, was 28. He married Annatje Hommel on 22 February 1823, in Katsbaan, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Moses Freligh
1787–
Annatje Hommel
1807–
Marriage: 22 February 1823
Solomon Hommel Freligh
1825–1905
Henry Moses Freligh
1826–
Jane M. Freligh
1830–
Jane Maria Freligh
1832–1855
Catherine Elizabeth Freligh
1834–1913
Jeremiah Freligh
1837–0022
Benjamin F Freligh
1839–1931
Peter Abraham Freligh
1848–1869
Racheal Ann Freligh
1850–1853

Spouse and Children

    Male1787–Male

    Annatje Hommel

    Female1807–Female

MARRIAGE
22 February 1823
Katsbaan, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Solomon Hommel Freligh

    Male1825–1905Male

    Henry Moses Freligh

    Male1826–Male

    Jane M. Freligh

    Female1830–Female

    Female1832–1855Female

    Catherine Elizabeth Freligh

    Female1834–1913Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 10

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 32

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. 

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Froehlich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Moses Freligh in household of Peter W Freligh, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Freleigh in entry for Solomon H. Freleigh, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Moses in entry for Jeremiah Freligh and Margaret Asmus, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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