Elizabeth Van Deussen

14 April 1784–15 September 1861 (Age 77)
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Deussen was born on 14 April 1784, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Abraham William Van Deursen, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 39. She had at least 4 daughters with Isaac Nichols. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 15 September 1861, at the age of 77.

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Isaac Nichols
Elizabeth Van Deussen
Anne Nichols
Elizabeth Nichols
Susan Nichols
Caroline Nichols

Spouse and Children



    Anne Nichols


    Elizabeth Nichols


    Susan Nichols


    Caroline Nichols


Parents and Siblings

    Abraham William Van Deursen


    Elizabeth Phillips




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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.
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.

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Nichols in household of Joseph L Brown, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Elizabeth Van Deursen, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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