Abraham Vosburgh

1781–28 August 1856 (Age 75)
West Copake, Copake, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Vosburgh was born in 1781, in West Copake, Copake, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Abraham R Vosburgh, was 41 and his mother, Catharin Witbeek, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Catherine. He died on 28 August 1856, in Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Copake, Copake, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Abraham Vosburgh
Cathrin Rushmore

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    Cathrin Rushmore


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    Catharin Witbeek




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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

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.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 16

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 22

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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Sources (3)

  • Abram Vosburgh, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1952 for Cathrin Rushmore
  • Abraham Vosburgh, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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