Jacob Van Alstyne

3 February 1783–
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Van Alstyne was christened on 3 February 1783, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Johannes Gysbert Van Alstyne, was 19 and his mother, Mararita Prys, was 20.

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Johannes Gysbert Van Alstyne
1763–1838
Mararita Prys
1763–
Jacob Van Alstyne
1783–
Maria Van Alstyne
1784–

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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