Rensselaer Van Valkenburg

Male10 March 1800–10 August 1822

Brief Life History of Rensselaer

When Rensselaer Van Valkenburg was born on 10 March 1800, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Lambertus Bartholomew Van Valkenburg, was 44 and his mother, Geertruy Buys, was 42. He married Amanda Malvina Palmer on 6 December 1818, in Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 August 1822, in Malden Bridge, Chatham, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 22.

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Rensselaer Van Valkenburg
Amanda Malvina Palmer
Marriage: 6 December 1818
Heber VanValkenburg

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  • Renssellear Van Valkenburgh, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1818Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 3

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.


    Age 8

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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