Adrian Aaron Aten

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

The Life Summary 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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Adrian Aaron Aten
Martha Beer
Marriage: 27 January 1776
Mary Aten
Richard Aten
William T. Aten Sr.
Elizabeth Aten
Catherine Aten
Abigail " Abba" Aten
Robert Eaton

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  • Marriage
    27 January 1776Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (6)

    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."
    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

    Dutch (mainly Groningen): patronymic from the personal name Ate or Aat, shortened forms of Adriaan (see Adrian ), or from the Frisian personal name Ate, a shortened form of an ancient Germanic name based on the element ad (short form of adal ‘noble’), such as Adolf . Compare Auten .History: The first Aten known in America was Adriaen Hendrickse Aten (sometimes recorded as Arie Hendrickse) who came to New Netherland (now NY) from Doesburg in Gelderland, the Netherlands, in 1651.

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

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

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