Jacob Gunderman

about 1793–
Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Gunderman was born about 1793, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Gunderman, was 41 and his mother, Martha Gilbert, was 47.

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Family Time Line

William Gunderman
1752–1836
Martha Gilbert
1746–1787
William Gunderman
1755–1836
Conrad Gunderman
1781–
Frederick Gunderman
1785–
Elizabeth Gunderman
1790–
Jacob Gunderman
1793–
Mary Gunderman
1797–
Sarah Gunderman
1801–
Catherine Gunderman
1803–
Margaret Gunderman
1804–
Peter Gunderman
1775–1837
Peter Gunterman
1790–
Female Gunterman
1800–
Female Gunterman
1815–

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804

Age 11

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had been political enemies with intense personal differences for quite some time. Burr accused Hamilton of publicly disparaging his character during the elections of 1800 and 1804. On the morning of July 11, the two politicians went to Weehawken, New Jersey to resolve the disputes with an official duel. Both men were armed with a pistol. Hamilton missed, but Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton, who would die by the following day. The duel custom had been outlawed in New York by 1804, resulting in Burr fleeing the state due to an arrest warrant. He would later be accused of treason, but ultimately be acquitted.

Name Meaning

German (Gundermann):1. from the Germanic personal name Gundram, composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hramn, hrafn, hraban ‘raven’. 2. elaborated form of Gunder .

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

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