Wyntje Lavinia Forshee

12 April 1813–7 June 1900 (Age 87)
Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States

The Life of Wyntje Lavinia

When Wyntje Lavinia Forshee was born on 12 April 1813, in Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United States, her father, John W Forshee, was 23 and her mother, Leah L. Bogert, was 23. She married James Van Orden on 27 June 1835, in Washington Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 June 1900, in Park Ridge, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

James Van Orden
1815–1893
Wyntje Lavinia Forshee
1813–1900
Marriage: 27 June 1835
Lucy Van Orden
1836–
Pvt William Henry Van Orden
1841–1913
Adelzia Elizabeth Van Orden
1846–1900
Garrett Van Orden
1846–1889
Emma Josephine VanOrden
1849–1893
Cornelius James Van Orden
1852–1920
John Van Orden
1857–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1835
Washington Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

    Lucy Van Orden

    Female1836–Female

    Pvt William Henry Van Orden

    Male1841–1913Male

    Female1846–1900Female

    Garrett Van Orden

    Male1846–1889Male

    Emma Josephine VanOrden

    Female1849–1893Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1820

Age 7

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1836

Age 23

"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."

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Fortier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1870 United States Federal Census
  • 1900 United States Federal Census
  • 1860 United States Federal Census

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