Catherine Amelia Dochsteder

about 1793–February 1813 (Age 20)
Caughnawaga, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Catherine Amelia

When Catherine Amelia Dochsteder was born about 1793, in Caughnawaga, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Johan Nicholas Dockstader, was 47 and her mother, Catrina Van der Werken, was 49. She married Adam Vrooman Snyder on 13 March 1806, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in February 1813, in New York, United States, at the age of 20.

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Adam Vrooman Snyder
Catherine Amelia Dochsteder
Marriage: 13 March 1806
Catrina Eliza Snyder
Nicholas Dockstader Snyder

Spouse and Children

13 March 1806
New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 4

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.

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  • Caty Dockstader, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Caty Dockstader, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Caty Dockstader, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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