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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Moses Freligh
Annatje Hommel
Marriage: 22 February 1823
Solomon Hommel Freligh
Henry Moses Freligh
Jane M. Freligh
Jane Maria Freligh
Catherine Elizabeth Freligh
Jeremiah Freligh
Benjamin F Freligh
Peter Abraham Freligh
Racheal Ann Freligh

Spouse and Children


    Annatje Hommel


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


    Solomon Hommel Freligh


    Henry Moses Freligh


    Jane M. Freligh



    Catherine Elizabeth Freligh


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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.

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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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