Garret Van Pelt

1738–1798 (Age 60)
Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Garret

Garret Van Pelt was born in 1738, in Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States. He married Mary Naphew about 1763, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 February 1798, in Brunswick, Brunswick, Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Brunswick, Brunswick, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garret Van Pelt
1738–1798
Mary Naphew
1748–1829
Marriage: about 1763
Daniel Garretse Van Pelt
1750–
Hannah Van Pelt
1762–
Walter VanPelt
1765–
Sarah Van Pelt
1764–
Polly Van Pelt
1766–
Rev Alexander Van Pelt
1768–1849

Spouse and Children

    Male1738–1798Male

    Mary Naphew

    Female1748–1829Female

MARRIAGE
about 1763
Essex, New Jersey, United States
children

(6)

    Daniel Garretse Van Pelt

    Male1750–Male

    Hannah Van Pelt

    Female1762–Female

    Sarah Van Pelt

    Female1764–Female

    Walter VanPelt

    Male1765–Male

    Polly Van Pelt

    Female1766–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 48

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Garret Van Pelt, "United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, 1800-1900"

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