Amelia Jane Vandeveer

Brief Life History of Amelia Jane

When Amelia Jane Vandeveer was born in 1817, in Stampers Creek, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States, her father, Joel Vandeveer, was 25 and her mother, Rachel Moore, was 18. She married Joseph Danner Jr. on 31 August 1837, in Stampers Creek, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Dakota, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died in 1893, in Raglesville, Van Buren Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Raglesville Cemetery, Raglesville, Van Buren Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States.

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Joseph Danner Jr.
Amelia Jane Vandeveer
Marriage: 31 August 1837
Caroline Danner
Joel Franklin Danner
Rachel C. Danner
Mary Jane Danner
Alciam Palmer Danner
John Alexander Danner
Amelia Emma Danner
William Joseph Danner

Sources (11)

  • Amelia Danner in household of Walter B. Boyle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amelia Vanderveer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Amelia Danner in entry for Mrs Caroline Danner Doane, "Indiana, Harrison County, Index Cards to Corydon Democrat Newspaper Obituaries, 1861-2008"

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Historical Boundaries 1817: Orange, Indiana, United States

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


Historical Boundaries: 1837: Daviess, Indiana, United States

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van de Veer): from Middle Dutch vēre ‘ferry’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a ferry, an occupational name for a ferryman, or a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places in the Netherlands named with this word.

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

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