Jacobus Alexanderse Van Eps

31 March 1745–18 February 1822 (Age 76)
Glenville, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Jacobus Alexanderse

When Jacobus Alexanderse Van Eps was born on 31 March 1745, in Glenville, Schenectady, New York, United States, his father, Alexander Jan Baptistse Van Eps, was 38 and his mother, Neeltje Lourense Van der Volgen, was 31. He married Engeltje Wendel on 6 December 1764, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 February 1822, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jacobus Alexanderse Van Eps
1745–1822
Engeltje Wendel
1746–1837
Marriage: 6 December 1764
Neeltje Jacobuse Van Eps
1766–1797
Annatje Vaneps
1769–1797
Alexander J VanEps
1770–1847
John Johannes Wendel Van Eps
1774–1865
Lourenes van Eps
1777–
Maria Van Eps
1779–1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 December 1764
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Lourens Alexanderse Van Eps

    Male1733–1745Male

    Helena Van Eps

    Female1736–1799Female

    Jan Baptist Alexanderse Van Eps

    Male1739–1815Male

    Male1745–1822Male

    Lourens Sanderse Van Eps

    Male1748–1795Male

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

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

Age 31

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

Age 41

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.

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Story Highlight

Transcript, James (Jacobus) van Eps 1745-1822, Revolutionary Pension #R10862

Transcribed by James M Spencer. James van Eps 1745-1822, Revolutionary Pension File: Service: New York Number: R10862 VanEps, James Wife: Engettye or Engeltje State of New York, Schenectady County En …

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Van Eps, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Jacob Van Eps, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Jacobus Van Eps, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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