James Van Nuys

30 September 1778–9 November 1834 (Age 56)
Millstone, Hillsborough Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of James

When James Van Nuys was born on 30 September 1778, in Millstone, Hillsborough Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, his father, Isaac Jacobus Van Nuys, was 39 and his mother, Vroutje Quick, was 38. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Christina Tiney Buys. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 9 November 1834, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56.

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James Van Nuys
Christina Tiney Buys
Mary Van Nuys
Dennis Bois Van Nuys

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

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.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 14

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 16

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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