Jacob Terwilliger Jr.

30 January 1784–10 June 1828 (Age 44)
Plattekill, Plattekill, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Terwilliger Jr. was born on 30 January 1784, in Plattekill, Plattekill, Ulster, New York, United States as the son of Jacobus Terwilliger. He married Mary Vandermark about 1807, in New Hurley, Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States. He died on 10 June 1828, in Deer Creek Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, at the age of 44.

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Jacob Terwilliger Jr.
Mary Vandermark
Marriage: about 1807

Spouse and Children

about 1807
New Hurley, Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

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

Name Meaning

Of Dutch origin: possibly a habitational name meaning ‘at William's’.

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

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  • Rector family in History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio

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