Maria Bergen

1772–1856 (Age 84)
New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Maria

Maria Bergen was born on 14 August 1772, in New Jersey, British Colonial America as the daughter of Johannis Bergen and Altie. She had at least 3 sons with Mathew Egerton. She died on 30 July 1856, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in First Reformed Church Cemetery, New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maria Bergen
Mathew Egerton
John Egerton
Evert Egerton
William Egerton

Spouse & Children

  • Female1772–1856Female

  • Mathew Egerton




  • John Egerton


  • Male1794–Male

  • William Egerton


Parents & Siblings

  • Johannis Bergen


  • Altie




World Events (8)


Age 3

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.2 German: inflected variant of Berg (originally after a preposition, as in an or zu Bergen).3 Swedish: variant of Berg .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Maria Bergen Egerton, "Find A Grave Index"

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