Magdalena Fenstermacher

Female15 March 1780–before 1790

Brief Life History of Magdalena

When Magdalena Fenstermacher was born on 15 March 1780, in Rockland Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Fenstermacher, was 28 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Basters, was 23. She died before 1790, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Fenstermacher
Anna Elizabeth Basters
Daniel Fenstermacher
Philip Fenstermacher
Magdalena Fenstermacher
Jacob Fenstermacher
George Fenstermacher
Maria Charlotta Fenstermacher
Henry Fenstermacher
Philip Fenstermacher

Sources (1)

  • Magdalena Fenstermacher, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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World Events (5)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 6

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

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a window maker, from Middle High German venster (from Latin fenestra), German Fenster ‘window’ + Middle High German macher, German Macher ‘maker’. See also Fenster .

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

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