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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Family Time Line

Peter J Vosburgh
1756–
Catherine Smith
1764–
Peter Vosburgh Jr.
1787–
Leah Vosburg
1787–1857
George Vosburgh
1789–
Abraham Vosburgh
1795–

Parents and Siblings

    Peter J Vosburgh

    Male1756–Male

    Catherine Smith

    Female1764–Female

siblings

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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.
1803

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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