Adaline Van Valkenburg

about 1837–
Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Adaline

When Adaline Van Valkenburg was born about 1837, in Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Peter Van Valkenburg, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Smith, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Peter Van Valkenburg
1803–1887
Hannah Smith
1808–1842
Joakim Van Valkenburg
1830–1831
Mary Van Valkenburg
1836–
Adaline Van Valkenburg
1837–
Homer Van Valkenburg
1839–
Elizabeth Van Valkenburg
1839–1931

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 80

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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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