George Washington Vandewaker

18 January 1843–1 September 1913 (Age 70)
Western, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Vandewaker was born on 18 January 1843, in Western, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Jacob Van Derwerken, was 44 and his mother, Eunice Fuller, was 39. He had at least 2 sons with Martha A, Jackson. He lived in Osceola, Osceola, Lewis, New York, United States in 1880 and Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 1 September 1913, at the age of 70, and was buried in Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States.

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George Washington Vandewaker
Martha A, Jackson
Eddy Vandewalker
Albert H. Vandewaker

Spouse and Children



    Eddy Vandewalker


    Albert H. Vandewaker


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    Otis Vandewaker


    Rachel M. Vandewaker


    John Vandewaker


    Earl Vandewaker


    Charles Giles Vandewaker


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World Events (7)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 20

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van de Water): topographic name for someone who lived by the Water river, a branch of the Amstel inside the city of Amsterdam.

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

Sources (3)

  • Geo W Vandewalker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Vandewalker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Vandrucker in household of Jacob Vandawalker, "United States Census, 1850"

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