William Leupp Vanderveer

3 April 1835–13 October 1904 (Age 69)
Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of William Leupp

When William Leupp Vanderveer was born on 3 April 1835, in Somerset, New Jersey, United States, his father, Cornelius H Vanderveer, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Emma Leupp, was 25. He married Hannah Elizabeth Squire on 1 May 1860, in Somerville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bridgewater Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States in 1870. He died on 13 October 1904, in Somerville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States.

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William Leupp Vanderveer
Hannah Elizabeth Squire
Marriage: 1 May 1860
Katherine Craig Vanderveer
John Henry Vanderveer
Cornelius H Vander Veer
Francis Squier Vanderveer
William L Vanderveer
Ferdinand Sutphen Vanderveer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1860Somerville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    In April 1836, Samuel Colt formed a corporation of venture capitalists to bring his patented "revolving gun" to the market. The Patent Arms Manufacturing of Paterson, New Jersey had been chartered the month before (March 5) and promised Colt a commission for each sale in exchange for the patent rights. Due to the popularity of the patent, Colt had a monopoly on revolver manufacture until 1857.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 26
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (Van der Veer): topographic name for someone who lived near a ferry crossing, Middle Dutch vēre, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

    Sources (14)

    • Wm L Vandeweer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William Seupp Vandervere, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
    • William Leupp Van Derveer, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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