Stephen Hyser

Brief Life History of Stephen

Stephen Hyser was born on 31 October 1817, in Knox, Albany, New York, United States. He married Delana Anna Van Benschoten on 27 November 1841, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Richmondville, Richmondville, Schoharie, New York, United States in 1865 and Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York, United States in 1870. He died on 17 October 1878, in Cobleskill, Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Hyser
1817–1878
Delana Anna Van Benschoten
1818–1897
Marriage: 27 November 1841
Peter S Hyser
1842–1905
Adaline Hyser
1844–
Demyer Hyser
1848–1906
Anna A. Hyser
1857–
Stephen Elliott Hyser
1859–1913
Phillip L. Hyser
1862–1864

Sources (6)

  • Stephen Hyser, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Stephen Heyser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen Hyser, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Heiser .

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

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