Elizabeth Van Rensselaer

May 1845–14 July 1910 (Age 65)
Albany, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Rensselaer was born in May 1845, in Albany, New York, United States, her father, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Ray King, was 29. She married George Waddington on 3 June 1873. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years and New York City, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 14 July 1910, in Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint Luke Catholic Cemetery, Ho-Ho-Kus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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George Waddington
Elizabeth Van Rensselaer
Marriage: 3 June 1873
Mary Elizabeth Waddington
Euphemia Van Rensselaer Waddington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1873
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 2
    A battalion of volunteers from New Jersey assisted during the Mexican-American War. They were active from 1847 to 1848 and divided among four companies. The battalion assisted during the Battle of Contreras and the Battle of Churubusco.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Elisabeth Wadlington in household of George Wadlington, "New York State Census, 1905"
    • Elizabeth Van Rensselaer, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • Elisabeth Van Rensalaer in household of Elisabeth R Van Rensalaer, "United States Census, 1850"

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