Margrietje Van Winkle

21 March 1738–2 April 1829 (Age 91)
Passaic, Passaic, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Margrietje

When Margrietje Van Winkle was born on 21 March 1738, in Passaic, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, her father, Simeon Van Winkle, was 51 and her mother, Pryntje Abrahamse Van Giesen, was 45. She married Henry Doremus on 25 September 1760, in Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 2 April 1829, in Slotterdam, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Doremus
1739–1817
Margrietje Van Winkle
1738–1829
Marriage: 25 September 1760
Preyntie Doremus
1761–1844
Peter Doremus
1768–1838
Antje Doremus
1770–1840
Cornelis Doremus
1763–1831
Simeon Doremus
1764–1849
Marritje Doremus
1772–1864
Geertie Doremus
1775–
Margaret Doremus
1777–1871
Hendrick Doremus
1781–1808
Susanna Doremus
1783–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 September 1760
Morris, New Jersey, United States
children

(10)

    Preyntie Doremus

    Female1761–1844Female

    Cornelis Doremus

    Male1763–1831Male

    Simeon Doremus

    Male1764–1849Male

    Peter Doremus

    Male1768–1838Male

    Antje Doremus

    Female1770–1840Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1775

Age 37

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 38

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Van Winkle, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Margaret Van Winkle, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Margaret Van Winkle, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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