Martyntje or Martha Mandeville

Female23 May 1726–22 February 1803

Brief Life History of Martyntje or Martha

When Martyntje or Martha Mandeville was born on 23 May 1726, in Pompton Plains, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Hendrick Hendrickson Mandeville, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Vreeland, was 23. She married Stefanus Bertholf on 10 December 1757, in Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 February 1803, in Ramapo, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mahwah, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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Stefanus Bertholf
Martyntje or Martha Mandeville
Marriage: 10 December 1757
Elizabeth Bertholf
John Stephen Bartholf
David Bartholf
Sarah Bertholf
Henry Bertholf

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Mandeville - birth: 23 May 1736;
  • New Jersey Post-Revolutionary Documents: Calendar of Wills 1786-1790
  • Marytje Mandevill in the U.S., Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989

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  • Marriage
    10 December 1757Acquackanonk Township, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries 1739: Morris, New Jersey Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Morris, New Jersey, United States


    Age 49

    "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 50

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Andre, Armand, Gabrielle, Camille, Emile, Fernand, Fernande, Gaston, Jean-Paul, Lucien, Michel.

    French: habitational name from Mandeville, the name of two places in Normandy, derived from Latin magna villa ‘large estate’, or a variant of Manneville, a habitational name from Manneville, the name of several places in Normandy (see 2 below). Compare Montville and Monville .

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Manneville (Seine-Maritime, Calvados), Manneville-sur-Risle (Eure), or Magneville (Manche).

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

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