Adrian Aaron Aten

28 March 1753–20 April 1837 (Age 84)
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Adrian Aaron

When Adrian Aaron Aten was born on 28 March 1753, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Dirck or Richard Aten, was 31 and his mother, Adriaentje Langestraat, was 36. He married Martha Beer on 27 January 1776, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 20 April 1837, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clinton Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adrian Aaron Aten
1753–1837
Martha Beer
1754–1837
Marriage: 27 January 1776
Mary Aten
1776–1791
Richard Aten
1778–1801
William T. Aten Sr.
1779–1859
Elizabeth Aten
1787–1853
Catherine Aten
1790–1793
Abigail " Abba" Aten
1793–1860
Robert Eaton
1796–1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1776
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Mary Aten

    Female1776–1791Female

    Richard Aten

    Male1778–1801Male

    William T. Aten Sr.

    Male1779–1859Male

    Elizabeth Aten

    Female1787–1853Female

    Catherine Aten

    Female1790–1793Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Judick Judith Aten

    Female1750–1828Female

    Judick Aten

    Male1750–Male

    Catherine Auten

    Female1752–1835Female

    Male1753–1837Male

    Adriaen Aten

    Male1753–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1775

Age 22

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 47

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Frisian, Dutch, and North German: variant of Aden .

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Adrian Aaron Aten, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Auten - Aten

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