Daniel Foshay

21 October 1780–13 April 1849 (Age 68)
Old Tappan, Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Foshay was born on 21 October 1780, in Old Tappan, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Johannes Foseur, was 47 and his mother, Rebecca Wood, was 47. He married Rebecca Thew on 23 March 1803. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 13 April 1849, in Yorktown, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Dale Cemetery, Ossining, Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Foshay
1780–1849
Rebecca Thew
1784–1868
Marriage: 23 March 1803
Rebecca Foshay
1803–1879
Levi Foshay
1806–1847
Hannah Foshay
1808–1848
Elizabeth Forshee
1810–
John H Forshee
1813–
Garret Foshay
1815–1884
Catharine Foshay
1817–1894
Tabatha Foshay
1820–1892
Barney Foshay
1823–1889
Isaac Forshay
1825–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 March 1803
Kakiat, Rockland, New York
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Foseur

    Male1733–1818Male

    Rebecca Wood

    Female1733–1791Female

siblings

(6)

    Jonas Forshee

    Male1778–1858Male

    Male1780–1849Male

    Magdalena Forsuer

    Female1782–1847Female

    Isaac Forseur

    Male1785–Male

    Catharine Forseur

    Female1787–1856Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · New Jersey Plan

Age 7

Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two "houses" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested).
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

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

Americanized form of French Faucheux .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Foshay, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Daniel Forshee in entry for Garret Forshee, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Daniel Forshee in entry for Hannah Forshee, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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