Mardeines Kniskern

15 April 1749–1829 (Age 79)
Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Mardeines

When Mardeines Kniskern was born on 15 April 1749, in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States, his father, Heinrich Kniskern, was 37 and his mother, Elisabeth Schafer, was 30. He married Catharina Eckerson on 17 November 1776. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1829, in his hometown, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Mardeines Kniskern
1749–1829
Catharina Eckerson
1744–1833
Marriage: 17 November 1776
Henrich Kniskern
1777–
Nicholas Kniskern
1778–
Nickolos Kniskern
1778–
Peter Kniskern
1780–
Elesbeth Kniskern
1785–1812
Johanus Kinskern
1787–
Johannes Knieskern
1789–
Johannes Kniskern
1789–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1776
children

(8)

    Henrich Kniskern

    Male1777–Male

    Nicholas Kniskern

    Male1778–Male

    Nickolos Kniskern

    Male1778–Male

    Peter Kniskern

    Male1780–Male

    Elesbeth Kniskern

    Female1785–1812Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 27

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 42

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bon vivant, from geniess gern ‘like(s) to enjoy’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martinus Knieskern in entry for Johannes Knieskern, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Mardeines Kniskern in entry for Henrich Kniskern, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Martheines Knieskern in entry for Nicolas Knieskern, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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