Abraham Vosburgh

about 1795–
New York, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Vosburgh was born about 1795, in New York, United States, his father, Peter J Vosburgh, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Smith, was 31.

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Peter J Vosburgh
Catherine Smith
Peter Vosburgh Jr.
Leah Vosburg
George Vosburgh
Abraham Vosburgh

Parents and Siblings

    Peter J Vosburgh


    Catherine Smith




World Events (3)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Vosberg . See also Vosburg .

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

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