Margaret Vanderzee

Bethlehem, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Vanderzee was born in 1834, in Bethlehem, Albany, New York, United States, her father, John Becker VanderZee, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Rowe, was 36.

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John Becker VanderZee
Elizabeth Rowe
Gertrude Ann VanderZee
Catharine Van Der Zee
Amelia Vanderzee
John Gurnsy Vanderzee
Peter Rowe VanderZee
Margaret Vanderzee

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

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

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Dutch: literally ‘from the sea’, a topographic name for someone who lived by the sea, Middle Dutch zee, or a name for a child born at sea.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • M E Vanderzee in household of I B Vanderzee, "New York State Census, 1855"

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